Image for ... <b> Eastward Through the Storied Northwest  </b><br>

... Eastward Through the Storied Northwest

By: [Northern Pacific Railway]Olin Dunbar Wheeler

Price: $39.95

Publisher: St. Paul, Minn:, Northern Pacific Railway Company,, Circa 1916.<br>


This difficult to find piece of Railroadiana and travel brochure includes period photographs beginning on the coast of California and crossing the mountains along the Shasta Route and along the Northern Pacific across Montana to Yellowstone. Accompanying text describes the trip. Color pictorial paper wraps. Stapled binding. Interior clean. Wear to wraps with rub and small loss rear top outer corner. Published each year with a different cover and varying internal ... View more info

Image for ....<b>In Search of Wales  </b>

....In Search of Wales

By: [British Isles] H. V. Morton

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London:, Methuen & CO.,, 1934

Edition: Seventh Edition.


Green cloth covered boards with stamped gilt titles. Front Bind-stamped edge border with stamped gilt thistle. Bindings tight and square. Text clean with some toning and occasional finger mark. Light shelf wear, touch of rub at corners and spine tips. Previous owner's name and tape mark from a now gone "thistle". Many illustrations are laid-in full two pages. View more info

Image for ...<b>  Afrika. Vol 1 Vom Mittelmeer zum Aequator. Vol 2.: Vom Aequator zum Kap der Guten Hoffnung</b><br>

... Afrika. Vol 1 Vom Mittelmeer zum Aequator. Vol 2.: Vom Aequator zum Kap der Guten Hoffnung

By: Schulthess, Emil

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Switzerland:, Manesse Verlag,, 1958.<br>

Edition: Fully illustrated with both color and b/w photographs, some fold-out.<br>


Two volumes complete. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Plastic dust jackets have toned and have minor chipping due to age. View more info

Image for ...<b>  Manhattan Shores : An Expedition Around Manhattan Island</b><br>

... Manhattan Shores : An Expedition Around Manhattan Island

By: Rosen, Laura

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London:, Thames & Hudson,, 1998<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>


Over a period of three years, working in all seasons and kinds of weather, Laura Rosen made her way around Manhattan Island with her camera. Manhattan Shores captures a world where landscape and architecture meet in strange and wonderful combinations, a world of decay and transformation, history and neglect, beauty and desecration. Accompanied by Rosen's wryly affectionate, deeply knowledgeable text, this is a book that reveals New York City's past, present and eve... View more info

Image for ...<b>  The Land of Look Behind. A Study of Jamaica</b><br>

... The Land of Look Behind. A Study of Jamaica

By: Macmillan, Mona

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London:, Faber and Faber,, 1957

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Folding map and photographic plates. 224 pages with index. 8.5 inches tall. View more info

Image for ...<b>  Toward A Distant Island: A Sailor's Odyssey.</b><br>

... Toward A Distant Island: A Sailor's Odyssey.

By: Wibberley, Leonard

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York:, Yves Washburn, 1966.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>


The story of an adventure of one man on the sea first in small sailing craft between the Caribbean Islands, later along the California coast, and finally on the forty-foot Bahia to Hawaii. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Moderate handling wear. Previous owner's bookplate on front endpage. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has moderate handling wear. Illustrated with photographs and map endpages. 215 pages, 8.25 inches tall. View more info

Image for ...<b>  William Bartram and the Ghost Plantations of British East Florida</b>

... William Bartram and the Ghost Plantations of British East Florida

By: [Florida] Schafer, Daniel L.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: USA:, University Press of Florida, 2010

Edition: First Edition.


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Historians have relied upon the integrity of the information in William Bartram's Travels for centuries, often concluding from it that the British (the colonial power from 1763 to 1783) had not engaged in large-scale land development in Florida. However, the well-documented truth is that the St. Johns riverfront was not in a state of unspoiled nature in 1774; it was instead the scene of drained wetlands and ambitious agricultura... View more info

Image for ...<b> 24 unused Postcards of Loches, France attached in a booklet Circa 1901 </b><br>

... 24 unused Postcards of Loches, France attached in a booklet Circa 1901

By: [France] [No author]

Price: $24.00

Publisher: France,, [Unknown publisher]:, Circa 1901.<br>


Loches is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France.It is situated 29 miles (47 km) southeast of Tours by railway, on the left bank of the Indre River. The town, one of the most picturesque in central France, lies at the foot of the rocky eminence on which stands the Château de Loches, the castle of the Anjou family, surrounded by an outer wall 13 ft./4 m. thick, and consisting of the old collegiate church of St Ours, the royal lodge and the don... View more info

Image for ...<b> A Journey To The Walnut Sections of Europe and Asia </b><br>

... A Journey To The Walnut Sections of Europe and Asia

By: Thorpe, Carlyle

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Los Angles:, Privately Printed,, 1923.<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>


A report on walnut production outside the United States based in the author's travel on behalf of the California Walnut Growers Association, with emphasis on China (p. 18-57) and France. Also included are Hawaii, Japan and Italy. Much of the China section describes social and cultural issues. Printed on laid-paper. Illustrated with photographs. 8 inches tall. 101 pages. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear with minor abrasio... View more info

Image for ...<b> A View of Society and Manners in France, Switzerland, and Germany: With Anecdotes Relating to Some Eminent Characters </b><br>

... A View of Society and Manners in France, Switzerland, and Germany: With Anecdotes Relating to Some Eminent Characters

By: [18th Century Travel] Moore, John

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Boston:, Printed at the Apollo Press by Belknap and Young, for David West,, 1792

Edition: First American Edition.


This book relates, via series of letters, Moore's observations of his travels with the Duke of Hamilton through France, Switzerland, Germany, Bohemia and Austria. During these travels, Moore met with several eminent figures, including Frederick the Great and Voltaire. This volume and his subsequent volume of travels in Italy were immensely popular.Bound in full leather, with red leather spine label and gilt lettering to the spine. The text is adorned with an engraved ... View more info

Image for ...<b> African Odyssey: Travels in Tanzania </b><br>

... African Odyssey: Travels in Tanzania

By: Bloomfield, Tania

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Canada:, Self published,, c2000<br>

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.<br>


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Quality. A lovely self-published photo journal of East Africa. View more info

Image for ...<b> Archaeology of the Everglades </b>

... Archaeology of the Everglades

By: [Florida] Griffin, John W.; Griffin, Patricia C.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida:, University Press of Florida,, 2002.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.


"An extremely important work. . . . John has brought his unprecedented knowledge of the archeology together with his anthropological and ecological insights, to provide the most thorough synthesis of the predrainage aboriginal use of this area. Now that Congress has mandated the restoration of the Everglades . . . Carefully Handled, Clean text, Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has moderate handling wear with no tears or chips. Evidence of ... View more info

Image for ...<b> Atlas of Florida </b><br>

... Atlas of Florida

By: Fernald, Edward A. (editor)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Tallahassee, FL:, Florida State University Foundation, Inc.,, 1981.<br>


Sections include how to use the atlas, general reference maps of the state, maps of selected urban areas and a state mileage chart. Subsequent sections deal with the natural environment, population, history and culture, economy, recreation and tourism, transportation and communication, and planning, energy and Florida's future. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Dust Jacket with price has a few minor bumps and is in a new clear protective Mylar slee... View more info

Image for ...<b> Ave Roma Immortalis [Two Volumes – Complete.] </b>

... Ave Roma Immortalis [Two Volumes – Complete.]

By: [Rome] Crawford, Frances Marion

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London:, The Macmillan and CO.,, 1900.<br>

Edition: Later printing [first issue in 1898].<br>


A popular history of the City of Rome based on the ancient records and travelogue, Very readable as it is authored by a well-respected novelist. Top edges gilt. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Spine heavily sunned.Ref: A Monthly Journal Devoted to New and Current Publications, Volume. View more info

Image for ...<b> Blind Corners: Adventures on Seven Continents </b>

... Blind Corners: Adventures on Seven Continents

By: [Mountaineering] Tabin, Geoff [Forward Sir Edmund Hillary]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: USA:, ICS Books,, 1993

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.


No flaws but minimal retail handling.Blind Corners is an unforgettable adventure. In this gripping collection of true stories, Geoff Tabin takes you around the globe, from the world's first bungee jump to the peak of Mt. Everest. Tabin's keen observations and lively sense of humor convey both the terror and the exhilaration of nature's greatest challenges. More than just a book on climbing the highest peaks of the world, Blind Corners is a richly detailed choronicl... View more info