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Images de Haute-Garonne.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Paris, Revue géographique et industrielle de France: [1961]

Seller ID: 1854

Condition: Very good condition.


107 pp.; folio; gilt stamped red silken cloth; color and black & white photos throughout including 6 tipped in color photographs on card stock; full page map. Moderate wear to corners; faint spotting to cloth. Text in French. View more info

Francis's New Guide to the Cities of New-York and Brooklyn, and the Vicinity: Giving a full description of the Metropolis and its Environs, with a particular account of Public Buildings, Institutions of Benevolence, Learning, Science, Art, Literature, Business and Recreation, Churches, Motels, Banks, Theatres, &c., tables of distance, and the various methods of conveyance in and from the cities and the neighborhood. (No Maps).

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: N.Y., C. S. Francis & Co.: 1859

Seller ID: 7433

Condition: Fair condition


(i)-(8), advertisements; 146 pp.; 16mo; patterned, limp red cloth, lettered in gilt; Without Maps; numerous engravings. Covers rubbed and a bit mottled, with stain to back cover; several signatures sprung but sewn binding holding firm. View more info

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A Lady's Visit to California, 1853.

By: (PFEIFFER, IDA).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oakland, Biobooks: 1950

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 8847

Condition: Fine condition


500 copies printed by Harold Seeger and Albert Sperisen at The Black Vine Press. 73 pp.; 8vo; beige cloth lettered & decorated in red.Pfeiffer was born in Vienna, 1797, reaching her 56th birthday while traveling in California. A fearless explorer, she wrote Second Journey Around the World in 1856, from which this text is the first California printing. Biobook number 23. View more info

Tasmania Ahead: The State with the Mighty Potential.

By: (Tasmania).

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Dept. Of Industrial Development: (no date c. 1955)

Seller ID: 464

Condition: Fine in Good dj, in Mylar Wrap


4to. 64 pgs. Red cloth in lightly creased and chipped jacket with a 3" closed tear top front edge Illustrated with photographic reproductions in black & white and color, 1 full page map. Promotional book for the island as destination and port of call. View more info

Image for The Thames, from its Rise to the Nore.  Illustrated with nearly four hundred engravings in the text, and, sixteen etchings or steel plates. In Two Volumes.

The Thames, from its Rise to the Nore. Illustrated with nearly four hundred engravings in the text, and, sixteen etchings or steel plates. In Two Volumes.

By: ARMSTRONG, WALTER, M. A.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, J. S. Virtue & Co.: no date (c. 1906)

Seller ID: 8937

Condition: Good Condition


Ex- Mechanic's Institute Library with the usual treatments including bookplate; hand or perforation stamps on title page. Not stamps or marks on engraved half-title or plates. 2 vols.; both iv, 176 pp.; 4to; olive green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and black; all edges gilt.; illustrations throughout; maps. Moderate rubbing to beviled edges & corner tips. Aside from faint white library call numbers on lower spine, very bright covers, text & plates overall very clean with only some light foxing noted at page corners of double page illustration of the Southwark and London bridge.... View more info

Image for The United States, With an Excursion into Mexico. A Handbook for Travellers, 1893.  New Introduction by Henry Steele Commager.

The United States, With an Excursion into Mexico. A Handbook for Travellers, 1893. New Introduction by Henry Steele Commager.

By: BAEDEKER, KARL.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., De Capo Press: 1971

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 8446

ISBN: 0306713411

Condition: Very Good condition in Very Good jacket


516 pp.; 8vo; cloth in price-clipped, pictorial jacket; folding color map frontis and 17 maps throughout including double page and folding, in color; 23 plans. Minor sprinkle of foxing on foredge of the last 30 pages, and rear edge of jacket flap, else a very crisp copy. View more info

Image for Where to Dine in London & Paris.  A Guide in Chart Form Listing 200 Restaurants Selected Exclusively on the Basis of Merit without any charge to the restaurants. With Street Maps, showing the position of the restaurants.

Where to Dine in London & Paris. A Guide in Chart Form Listing 200 Restaurants Selected Exclusively on the Basis of Merit without any charge to the restaurants. With Street Maps, showing the position of the restaurants.

By: Bernhardt, M. L., compiler.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, The Ram's Head Press: 1953-1954

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 1982

Condition: Fine condition


63 pp.; 8" x 5.5"; illustrated red & white wrappers; line drawings; double page maps of London & Paris; extensive charts; menu dictionary; numerous advertisements. Very light tanning to white back cover.The charts, which may have been quite innovative in 53, list 100 restaurants for each city with phone number, hours of operation, managers name, food type, specialty of the house, and remarks. Wonderful historical reference on the subject. View more info

The Selective Traveller in Portugal.

By: Bridge, Ann and Susan Lowndes.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.Y., McGraw-Hill: 1961

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 4986

Condition: Near Fine condition in Very Good jacket, in protective mylar wrap


291 pp., index & map, plus 5 folding maps in rear pocket; gilt stamped blue cloth with light spot front cover, in pictorial white jacket, with light wear, chips at edges View more info

Image for Further India : being the story of exploration from the earliest times in Burma, Malaya, Siam and Indo-China.  With illustrations from drawings, photographs, and maps. And with map in colours by J. G. Bartholomew.

Further India : being the story of exploration from the earliest times in Burma, Malaya, Siam and Indo-China. With illustrations from drawings, photographs, and maps. And with map in colours by J. G. Bartholomew.

By: CLIFFORD, HUGH, C. M. G.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: N.Y., Stokes: (1904)

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 8548

Condition: Near Fine condition


378 pp., frontis; 8vo; decorated green cloth, cover lettered in black; spine lettered in gilt and black. Copiously illustrate with over fifty plates including a folding photographic panorama of Ankor Wat; color map is also folded. Small brown stain to foredge of prelims up to p. 2., else a sharp copy. View more info

FROM THE OTHER SIDE: STORIES OF TRANSATLANTIC TRAVEL.

By: Fuller, Henry B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Houghton Mifflin: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 181

Condition: Very Good


12mo. 229 pgs. Brown cloth lettered in gilt. Spine rubbed along front edge, frayed at tips and corners; closed tear at margin of page 27; light browning to paper. View more info

Image for Burma, Past and Present, with, Personal Reminiscences of the Country, In Two Volumes, with illustrations.

Burma, Past and Present, with, Personal Reminiscences of the Country, In Two Volumes, with illustrations.

By: FYTCHE, LIEUT.-GEN. ALBERT.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, C. Kegan Paul & Co.: 1878

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8918

Condition: Fair Condition


Ex- Mechanic's Institute Library with the usual treatments including bookplate; hand or perforation stamps on title page. No stamps on illustrations. 355 & 348 pp., pub. ads; tissue frontispieces; 8vo; green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt; 18 plates including 10 color, two portrait engravings; folding color map of Burma at end of volume two with a 4" closed tear along one fold crease held together by archival tape on the back side. Volumes show rubbing and bumping to leading corner tips; sticker removal abrasions lower spine; rear hinge vol. 2 starting in terms of the paper splitting... View more info

Image for Via Ports, From Hong Kong to Hong Kong [inscribed by the author].

Via Ports, From Hong Kong to Hong Kong [inscribed by the author].

By: GRANTHAM, ALEXANDER.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Hong Kong University Press: 1965

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4601

Condition: Near fine condition in poor jacket.


Inscribed by the author, "To Jimmie with my warmest regards" and signed. 1500 copies printed. 205 pp., port. frontis; 8vo; blue cloth, bumped at crown; in dust jacket with closed tears with old interior tape mends that show tape shadow, tears with loss of lower leading corner, and most of bottom rear edge, well preserved in old mylar wrap. Illustrated with black & white plate photographs throughout; map endpaper. View more info

Mexico. The Land, The Art, and The People.

By: Grossmann, Richard; photographs by Ursula Bernath.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Universe Books: 1967

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 8050

Condition: Fine condition


60 pp., 4to; beige cloth, without jacket; large section of plates containing 165 black & white as well as color photographs; double page map. View more info

Sampling Asia.

By: Hall, Eva Litchfield.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, Theo. Gaus' Sons: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 4792

Condition: Near Fine condition in Very Good jacket


163 pp.; 8vo; cloth in dust jacket with light soil & wear at extremities. View more info

Image for The Travels of Ibn Battutah.  Abridged, annotated and with a foreword by Tim Mackintosh-Smith. Introduction by Tahir Shah.

The Travels of Ibn Battutah. Abridged, annotated and with a foreword by Tim Mackintosh-Smith. Introduction by Tahir Shah.

By: IBN BATTUTAH.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 2012

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 8801

Condition: Fine condition in Fine Slip Case


353 pp., frontis; 4to; decorative brown cloth; map endpapers; in slipcase. Illustrated with 26 color plate reproductions. "Ibn Battutah -- ethnographer, bigrapher, anecdotal historian and occasional botanist -- was just twenty-one when he set out in 1325 from his native Tangier on a pilgramage to Mecca. He did not return to Morocco for another twenty-nine years, travelling instead through more than forty countries on the modern map, covering seventy-five thousand miles and getting as far north as the Volga, as far east as China and as far south as Tanzania. He wrote of his travel... View more info

Land Below the Wind.

By: Keith, Agnes Newton.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Little, Brown: 1948

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 5626

Condition: Fine condition in Very Good dust jacket, in protective mylar wrap


Cloth in price-clipped jacket with chips & short splits at spine ends; light rubbing at edges. A chronicle of Borneo. View more info

Letters from the Cape.

By: Lady Duff Gordon.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Humphrey Milford: 1921

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 4737

Condition: Near Fine condition


180 pp., pubs. ads; 16mo; gilt stamped & decorated green cloth. Small, light owner's signature front endpaper. View more info

Image for The Medici Balls, Seven Little Journeys in Tuscany.

The Medici Balls, Seven Little Journeys in Tuscany.

By: SHELDON, ANNA R., AND M. MOYCA NEWELL.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Charterhouse Press: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8749

Condition: Near Fine condition


237 pp., portrait frontis of Lorenzo de Medici with tissue guard; 8vo; olive green cloth, spine lettered in gilt; over 100 black & white illustrations including photographs and other reproductions. Two 1"x1" squares of light offset tanning to leading edge of endpapers, else a bright, solid copy. View more info

Out of Soundings.

By: Tomlinson, H. M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann, Ltd.: [1931]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3179

Condition: Fine condition


8vo; gilt stamped green cloth, without dust jacket. View more info

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Old Times on the Mississippi.

By: TWAIN, MARK.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Toronto, Belford Brothers: 1876

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 4171

Condition: Very Good condition


157 pp., (158) blank, (160-61) pubs. ads for New and Popular Books and Norman MacLeod's Works; 12mo; brown cloth with front cover stamped in black, spine in gilt; green pastedowns and endpapers. Minor rubbing at extremities, moderate spine lean; moderate soil to rear ad leaf with a bit of loss to foredge; bookplate on front pastedown of Betty Clapp Robinson. Ownership signature of F. J. Breylinger, Monticello, Va, 1879. Conforms closest to BAL 3368, reprint C, which states only purple cloth. View more info