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Grant Allen's Historical Guides: Florence

By: Allen, Grant; Revised by J.W. and A.M. Cruickshank

Price: $27.00

Publisher: E. Grant Richards: 1906

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 30045


Very Good; Hardcover; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 301 pp., bound in green flexible cloth cover, gilt lettering. Not illustrated. Linen bookmark detached from binding. Solid binding; light edge wear. Light spotting on front cover. Previous owner's name, date (1907) on front endpaper. Interior pages very clean, bright, unmarked. View more info

Image for Pictorial Travels on Land and Sea; Being a Collection of Tales and Incidents of Travel in Various Parts of the World, [ . . .] Accounts of Personal Adventures, Wonders and Curiosities

Pictorial Travels on Land and Sea; Being a Collection of Tales and Incidents of Travel in Various Parts of the World, [ . . .] Accounts of Personal Adventures, Wonders and Curiosities

By: Author Unknown

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Frederick Warne & Company: 1900

Seller ID: 29251


Very Good; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 319 pages, bound in decorated red cloth cover; with black & gilt stamping. Illustrated with numerous wood engravings.Color Frontis illustrations, plus 48 illustrations from wood engravings. Author and publication date not attributed, notation on endpaper dated 1904. (worldcat suggests 1890's). Bright cover, bright gilt; Binding solid, hinges sound. Corner tips bumped; ends of spine moderately worn. Pages clean, brig... View more info

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La Ruta de Hernán Cortés

By: Benitez, Fernando

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Fondo de Cultura Economica: 1950

Edition: First Printing (stated)

Seller ID: 30299


Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 257 pp bound in clay colored cloth. Illustrated with black & white contextual drawings and full page color illustrations. Bright, clean boards, mild wear on spine. Firmly bound. Crisp, clean pages, no names or markings. Jacket rubbed; numerous shallow chips & tears on edges. Protected in new mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for Aegean Islands; the Cyclades, or; Life among the Insular Greeks; including An Introduction to Cycladic Archaeology and Folklore, Bibliography, Appendices, and Index

Aegean Islands; the Cyclades, or; Life among the Insular Greeks; including An Introduction to Cycladic Archaeology and Folklore, Bibliography, Appendices, and Index

By: Bent, James Theodore

Price: $38.70

Publisher: Argonaut: 1966

Edition: Enlarged edition

Seller ID: 30491


Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; New and Enlarged Edition; including An Introduction to Cycladic Archaeology and Folklore, Bibliography, Appendices, and Index; Al.N. Oikonomides. 592 pp. bound in grey cloth; illustrated with black & white photos, 8 maps. Bright, crisp, tight book. No names or markings. In price-clipped jacket with moderate rubbing on folds; shallow chipping at spine ends. Protected in new clear sleeve. View more info

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Letters of Travel

By: Brooks, Phillips

Price: $27.00

Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Co.: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30300


Very Good; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Phillips Brooks (December 13, 1835 – January 23, 1893) was an American Episcopal clergyman and author, serving most notably as the Rector of Boston's Trinity Church. Letters selected from correspondence during two journeys, first in 1865-66 and then in 1882-83, and shorter summer trips. (inc. Europe, India, and Japan). 386 pp. bound in burgundy cloth; gilt rules and lettering; top edge gilt. Same date of 1893 on title ... View more info

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Buffalo Roost

By: Cheley, F. H.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Eaton and Mains: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29165


Very Good; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 364 pages, bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering. Paste down illustration on front cover -- photo of author. 11 illustrations, including frontis, mostly photographs. Bright clean cover, solid binding, Modest wear to extremities; trace of scuffing to back cover. Pages overall clean, moderately tanned, no names or markings. Soil in the gutter of pages 14, 15. View more info

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Antarctic Odyssey: In the Footsteps of the South Polar Explorers

By: Collier, Graham; and Patricia Graham Collier

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Carroll & Graf Publishers: 1999

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29535


Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; SIGNED by author Graham Collier, with generic insciption "Best Wishes". Bright clean cover; tight binding. Interior crisp. Dust jacket lightly rubbed on front panel. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Old Provence, Volume I

By: Cook, Theodore Andrea

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31001


Very Good+; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 348 pp. bound in blue cloth; gilt lettering; top edge gilt. Illustrated with black & white photos, to maps. 1905 copyright. Bright, clean, tight book. Trace of scuffing on cover. Previous owner's name, notation on front endpaper. Pristine pages. View more info

Image for St. Petersburgh, [Volume I only] : A Journal of Travels to and From That Capital; Through Flanders, The Rhenish Provinces, Prussia, Russia, Poland, Silesia, Saxony, The Federated States of Germany, and France.

St. Petersburgh, [Volume I only] : A Journal of Travels to and From That Capital; Through Flanders, The Rhenish Provinces, Prussia, Russia, Poland, Silesia, Saxony, The Federated States of Germany, and France.

By: Granville, A. B. (Augustus Bozzi, 1783-1872)

Price: $65.70

Publisher: H. Colburn: 1828

Seller ID: 22255


Very Good with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; London; Ex-Library; Volume I only of two volume set. 555 pages, re-bound in gray-green library casing. Edition unknown. Bound without title page, preface, or beginning of table of contents. Several of the preliminaries out of sequence. Text appears complete from pages 1-555; 43 illustrations including full-page plates, maps, vignettes. Fold-out map at back of book -- St. Petersburgh- Buildings of the Ci... View more info

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Gleanncholmcille: A Guide to 5,000 Years of History in Stone

By: Herity, Michael

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Na Clocha Breaca: 1998

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 30058


Very Good+; Softcover; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 64 pp., in pictorial wraps. Guide book to Ireland stone locations from Teelin Bay west to Malin Beg and north to Port with photos and map. Crisp, clean, tight. Short crease on corner tip front cover. View more info

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Roman Holidays and Others

By: Howells, William Dean

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28154


Very Good with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; First Trade Edition -- BAL 9791. 302 [303] pages, bound in sage green cloth, stamped in gilt and red. Top edge gilt. 51 plates, plus frontispiece. Lovely bright cover; gilt quite bright & intact; edges of spine, bottom edge, corner tips, lightly worn. Very tips of corners a bit soft. Solid binding. Lengthy gift notation written on front endpaper; no other markings. Interior quite clean and bright. Pac... View more info

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The Condor and the Cows

By: Isherwood, Christopher

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Random House: 1949

Edition: First Printing Stated

Seller ID: 29171


Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 217 pages. Black cloth-backed cover; tweed like paper covered boards. Dark gray top edge. Endpapers illustrated with maps. Black & white photos by William Caskey. About Fine book, clean nicely preserved; sharp corners, tight binding. Interior also bright and clean. Small dime-size fade mark on gray top-stain. Dust jacket shows shallow fraying at spines, 1/2" closed tear. Original price of $... View more info

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A Russian Journey from Suzdal to Samarkand

By: Jacob, Alaric

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Hill and Wang: 1969

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 28590


Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 160 pases, bound in blue cloth. Illustrated with nurmerous b & w sketches and several color drawings by Paul Hogarth. Clean, bright cover, solid binding; modest wear to base of spine, extremities. Interior crisp, unmarked. In bright jacket with touch of soil, 1" closed tear at base of spine, light rubbing on edges. View more info

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As Far as the Yukon

By: Jaques, Florence Page; and Francis Lee Jaques (ill.)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1951

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 29172


Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; New York; 241 pages, green cloth-backed cover. Illustrated with b & w drawings. Bright, clean cover, solid binding, sharp corners. Modest rubbing to top edge. Pages clean, unmarked; lightly yellowed. Dust jacket also clean and bright; shallow chipping at spine ends; a couple very short tears; price sticker removal abrasion at top corner. Original price of $4.00 intact on flap. View more info

Image for The Gold Rush of 1898 and Other Reminiscences by O.H.P. Lafarge 1969-1936

The Gold Rush of 1898 and Other Reminiscences by O.H.P. Lafarge 1969-1936

By: Lafarge, O.H.P. ; compiled by his daughter Magaret LaFarge Hamill

Price: $38.70

Publisher: M. L. Lafarge: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12675


Fine; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 125 pages in burgundy cloth. As New. SIGNED & inscribed by Magaret (Peggy) Lafarge Hamill. Memoir of O. H. P LaFarge in his adventures to the Klondike & Yukon for gold prospecting. Photographs included. ; Packaged with care. View more info