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Where the Old Roads Go: Driving the First Federal Highways of the Northeast

By: Cantor, George

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Perennial Library-Harper and Row: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036772

ISBN: 0060965088

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. Sunned spine panel, text block edges a bit toned, otherwise nearly as issued, with square, uncreased binding, clean interior. viii,360 pp. Former owner's name stamp inside front cover. View more info

Latter-Day Questions

By: Carlyle, Thomas (editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, England, Chapman and Hall: 1868

Seller ID: 005842

Condition: Near Fine


"Occasional Discourse on the Nigger Question," The Present Time, Model Prisons, Downing Street, The New Downing Street, Stump-Orator, Parliaments, Hudson's Statue, Jesuitism. Brown cloth, elaborately blind-decorated, gilt spine lettering. Slightly chipped at head of spine with short closed tears, approx. 1/2", at both joints, very slight shelf wear. Clean interior, firm binding, very scattered light spotting to a few interior leaves, some marks to endpapers. First published in 1850; early printing. View more info

Das Farbige Finnlandbuch

By: Casdorff, H., and Erica Casdorff-Westendorff

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Hamburg, Germany, Verlag Broschek and Co.: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018426

Condition: VG+


Full natural linen, lettered in blue. Mildly spotted cloth, corners slightly curled. Foxed endpapers, interior otherwise clean. 160 pp., illus. w/ 48 color plates, map. Color pictorial dust jacket worn but present, showing loss along bottom front edge, spine extremities, several creases and minor loss on rear panel, now in mylar. Text in German. View more info

The Lives and Travels of Livingstone and Stanle, Covering their Entire Career in Southern and Central Africa. ...

By: Chambliss, Rev. J. E.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, De Wolfe, Fiske and Co.: 1881

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 037789

Condition: VG+


Original gold cloth, decorated and lettered in black and gilt, beveled edges. Modest shelf wear, spine panel somewhat dulled by age. Corners intact, hinges intact, firm binding. Former owner's name tag mounted on lower front flyleaf. 761 pp., illus. w/ engraved plates. Clean interior. Overall, nicely intact with relatively minor cosmetic faults, better than typically found. View more info

Antarctic Conquest: The Great Explorers in their Own Words

By: Chapman, Walker (editor, intro.)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Bobbs-Merrill/Howard W. Sams and Co.: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014706

Condition: Near Fine


Light blue 1/4 cloth, ivory paper covered boards. Cloth is slightly spotted but otherwise clean. Front board every so slightly warped. xv,368 pp. Former owner signature on front pastedown. Dust jacket shows minor shelf wear and rubbing along flap folds, a few minor edge chips, price clipped front flap, now in mylar. View more info

Polar Flight

By: Clarke, Basil

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Ian Allan: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012413

Condition: Near Fine


Light blue cloth, lettered in silver foil. Slightly rubbed spine extremities, else virtually as issued. Former owner signature on front flyleaf and book plate on verso of same. 187 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, maps, endpaper maps. Dust jacket with lightly rubbed edges, slightly chipped spine extremities, in new Brodart sleeve. View more info

The Isle of Wight [The Little Guides]

By: Clinch, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047899

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue limp leather, lettered and with front cover device in gilt. Mild rubbing to corners and along edges, surface rubbing along a portion of rear joint, chipped with minor loss and 1/2" separation at head of spine and upper rear joint. xii,184 pp., maps, plates, folding map at rear. View more info

Mapping the West: America's Westward Movement 1524-1890

By: Cohen, Paul E.; David Rumsey (intro.)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042873

ISBN: 0847824926

Condition: Fine


Light brown cloth-effect paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued. 208 pp., illus. in color. View more info

The Last Rain Forests: A World Conservation Atlas

By: Collins, Mark (editor) [David Attenborough (fwd.)]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Emmaus, PA, Rodale Press in Association with IUCN: The World Conservation Union: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009594

ISBN: 0195208366

Condition: Fine


200 pp., illus. in color, b&w, maps. Green boards, lettered in gold foil, as issued. Light shelf wear to dust jacket. View more info

A Maryland Editor Abroad: What He Saw and What He Thought of It

By: Colton, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Printed, Not Published [by the Maryland Republican]: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035740

Condition: Good


Royal blue cloth, decorated in black, lettered in gilt. Moderate shelf wear, rubbed along edges and joints with some exposure to corners, spine extremities a bit frayed and showing narrow bands of loss. Lacks front flyleaf. Text block edges toned by age. Firm binding, intact interior. viii,228 pp., copiously illus. w/ many reproduced engravings. View more info

A Half-Day's Ride, or Estates in Corsica

By: Colum, Padraic

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Co.: 1932

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 045588

ISBN: B001AFRYJ4

Condition: Fine


Brownish-rust cloth, lettered in gilt. Very slight shelf wear, text block edges a bit tanned by age, nearly as issued. Former owner's signature/date inked on upper front flyleaf. Lacks dust jacket. ix,218 pp. First U.S. edition. View more info

Born with Wings: Experiencing Life in Exotic Lands [SIGNED]

By: Conlon, Dorothy S.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 042560

ISBN: 1470064464

Condition: Fine


SIGNED. Stiff color pictorial wraps. As issued. Signed by author on main title. xii,206 pp., illus. View more info

At Home in the World: Memoirs of a Traveling Woman [INSCRIBED]

By: Conlon, Dorothy S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: PublishAmerica: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 042595

ISBN: 1413791603

Condition: Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. As issued, with publisher's book mark laid in. Inscribed by author on main title, signed as "Dorothy," personalized. View more info

The Mediterranean and Its Borderlands [Complete in 2 Volumes; I: Western Countries; II: Eastern Countries]

By: Cook, Joel

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, John C. Winston Co.: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011889

Condition: Very Good


Deaccessioned from non-circulating museum library, nominally marked/stamped, little actual wear, with hand-written call number on lower portion. Red cloth, elaborately decorated in gilt, top edges in gilt, red silk marks bound in. Modestly rubbed at corners and spine extremities. Complete in two volumes. vii,609 + [v],648 pp., illus. w/ sepia-toned plates, each with separate guard, scattered through both volumes. Vol. I inner hinge very slightly starting, Vol. II showing slight fore-edge bruising to several early leaves, interiors otherwise intact and clean. This set does not retain the origin... View more info

The Norwegian Fjords [Black's Smaller Series of Beautiful Books]

By: Cooper, A. Heaton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035247

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth, lettered in gilt, decorated/illus. in white, orange and black, deckled text block edges with top edge in gilt. 1st edition: Sept. 1907. Minor shelf wear, rubbed and slightly frayed at head of spine, minor rubbing to corners, spine panel mildly sunned. Endpapers foxed (interior otherwise clean), with gift inscription dated 1911 on front flyleaf. xii,178,[2] pp., illus. w/ 24 color plates. View more info

Around the World With Mark Twain

By: Cooper, Robert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Arcade Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018504

ISBN: 1559706597

Condition: Fine


Illus. wraps. As issued; no remainder marks. 420 pp., illus. View more info

Man-Eaters of Kumaon

By: Corbett, Jim; Sir Maurice Hallett (intro.); Lord Linlithgow (pref.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1946

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 043744

ISBN: B004UNRDQW

Condition: Near Fine


Yellow 1/4 cloth, gray paper covered boards, lettered/illus. in black. xix,237 pp., endpaper maps. Slight rubbing to spine extremities and top rear corner, text block edges a bit toned by age. BOMC edition, with BOMC donation to Armed Forces sticker mounted on lower front flyleaf. Illus. dust jacket is chipped with minor loss at spine extremities, minor chipping at corners, some toning to flaps, now in mylar. View more info

The Romance and Rise of the American Tropics

By: Crowther, Samuel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Doran and Co.: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040754

Condition: Good-VG


Light orange cloth, lettered/illus. in black. Cover cloth is moderately soiled, with sunned spine panel. Firm binding, clean interior. xvii,390 pp., endpaper maps, 175 b&w plates. View more info

At Home in Fiji

By: Cumming, C. F. Gordon

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, A. C. Armstrong & Son: 1883

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 044882

ISBN: B002JBH2W2

Condition: Good


Gold cloth, both covers lettered/illus. in gray and black. 2nd edition, complete in one volume. Cloth is somewhat soiled, spine panel mildly toned, rubbed at corners and spine extremities, text block edges dulled by age. Firm binding, clean interior. xii,365,[7] pp., folding map at rear, reproduced engravings. View more info

The Mason and Dixon Line: Story for a Bicentenary 1763-1963

By: Cummings, Hubertis M.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Internal Affairs: 1962

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 017151

Condition: VG-


Light blue wraps, titled in darker blue. Ex-library, typically marked/stamped, binding reinforced with clear tape, relatively light wear. Edges a bit tanned, rear endpapers with dried glue residue. Acceptable reference copy. xii,114 pp., b&w plates. View more info

Contributions on the Religion and History of Tibet [Bibliotheca Himalayica Series III, Vol. 1] [#567/1,000]

By: Das, Sarat Chandra; H. K. Kuloy (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Virendra Kumar for Manjusri Publishing House: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044374

ISBN: B0000CQQ5P

Condition: Fine


Green textured paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in gold foil. [ix],210 pp. No. 567 of an edition limited to 1,000 copies. Color illus. dust jacket shows chip at heel of spine and another along bottom front edge with associated tear/crease, minor loss at head of rear flap fold, a few other short tears, some rubbing to rear panel, now in mylar. Text in English. View more info

Travels in North America in the Years 1780, 1781 and 1782 [Vol. I + II, Complete]

By: de Chastellux, Marquis; Howard C. Rice, Jr. (transl., intro., notes)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC and Williamsburg, VA, University of North Carolina Press for the Institute of Early American History and Culture: 1963

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 041061

Condition: Good-VG


Complete in two (2) volumes, uniformly bound in green cloth, spine panels lettered in gilt. Cover cloth of both volumes shows mildew spotting (not active): moderate on Vol. 1, minor on Vol. 2. Vol. 1 also shows binding lean, and both volumes show a bit of foxing/soiling to text block edges. Sturdy reference set. xxiv,362 + ix,363-688 pp., illus., endpaper maps. Lacking slipcase. View more info

Cross Roads of the Java Sea: Strange Sights and Sounds in Exotic Faraway Places

By: De Leeuw, Hendrik

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Garden City Publishing Co.: 1931

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 042187

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth, decorated and with title panels in orange. Minor shelf wear, text block edges a bit toned by age. xv,350 pp., illus. Color illus. dust jacket shows mildly rubbed edges with a few short closed tears, 1" closed tear at base of front joint, light surface soiling, retains nice color with just a bit of sunning to spine panel, now in mylar. View more info

Hampshire with the Isle of Wight [Dent's County Guides]

By: Dewar, George A. B., John Vaughan and others

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York and London, E. P. Dutton and Co./J. M. Dent and Co.: 1901

Seller ID: 047905

Condition: Very Good


Burgundy paper covered boards, lettered/decorated in gilt. Modest handling wear, toned text block edges. xiii,368 pp., maps, including two folding maps near front, folding map in rear pocket. One map shows closed tear mended with archival tape; rear map somewhat toned but otherwise intact. View more info

Early American Maps and Views

By: Driver, Clive E. (fwd.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Philip H. and A. S. W. Rosenbach Foundation: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030055

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, oblong format. Lightly soiled covers. Unpaginated, [64] pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, facing-page captions. View more info