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A Tourist in Timisoara [INSCRIBED]

By: Iliesu, Petru; Dorothy and Stuart Elford (transl.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Timisoara, Romania, Editura Planetarium for Fundatia Timisoara '89: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 038554

ISBN: 9789738833128

Condition: Fine


White color illus. paper covered boards, silk book mark bound in. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. Signed by author on main title with generic salutation "With solidarity!," full signature, dated Timisoara, 2016. 90 pp. text + multiple unpaginated leaves of illustrations (color and tinted), additional illus. in text. Text in English and German, translated from the original Romanian. View more info

David Livingstone and the Victorian Encounter with Africa

By: Jeal, Tim, Angus Calder, Felix Driver, Jeanne Cannizzo, Tim Barringer, and John M. MacKenzie (essays)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, National Portrait Gallery: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038518

ISBN: 1855141779

Condition: Fine


Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. Slight binding lean original to issue. Lacks dust jacket. 239 pp., illus. in color, b&w. View more info

The Mediterranean Cruise: An Up-to-date and Concise Handbook for Travelers

By: Jenkins, Rolland

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York and London, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007428

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt, tipped-on color front panel illus. Lightly rubbed extrems., nicely preserved. Hinges are starting but firm. ix + 279 pp., illus. w/ color frontis., sepia plates, maps. Nicer than typically found. View more info

Highways and Byways of California, with Excursions into Arizona, Oregon, Washington, Nevada and Idaho

By: Johnson, Clifton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Co.: 1926

Seller ID: 036133

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue cloth, lettered and bordered in red. Mild shelf wear, minor rubbing to corners and spine extremities, text block edges and endsheets a bit dulled by age. Lending library book plate and "discard" note on front pastedown (did not circulate), no other library markings. 4th ptg.: Feb. 1926, a re-issue; originally issued 1908. xiii,323 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographic plates. Firm binding, clean interior other than light scattered foxing. A solid VG copy. Also published as "Highways and Byways of the Pacific Coast," in Johnson's American Highways and Byways series. View more info

Highways and Byways of the Rocky Mountains [American Highways & Byways]

By: Johnson, Clifton

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Co.: 1910

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036134

Condition: Very Good


Dark green cloth, illus. and lettered in ivory, mint green and gilt, deckled text block edges with top edge in gilt. xi,279 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographic plates. Modest shelf wear, minor exposure at three corners, a bit more pronounced at top front corner, some rubbing to spine extremities, short closed tear to lower spine panel cloth. Paper along front hinge partially separated with evidence of repair, rear hinge intact. Gift inscription dated 1911 in pencil on front flyleaf. Slight binding lean. Light, scattered internal foxing. A solid copy in Johnson's American Highways & Byways s... View more info

Highways and Byways of the South [American Highways & Byways]

By: Johnson, Clifton

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Co.: 1904

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036135

Condition: Very Good


Dark green cloth, illus. and lettered in ivory and light blue with front cover pastedown illus., deckled text block edges with top edge in gilt. xv,362 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographic plates. Modest shelf wear, minor exposure at top corners, some rubbing to spine extremities with mild fraying at head. Firm binding, intact hinges. Former owner's signature and 1908 date on front flyleaf. Scattered internal foxing, generally light. A solid copy in Johnson's American Highways & Byways series. 2nd ptg.: Jan. 1905; first issued 1904. View more info

Highways and Byways of New England [American Highways & Byways]

By: Johnson, Clifton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Co.: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036136

Condition: Very Good


Dark green cloth, illus. and lettered in lighter green and gilt. xi,299 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographic plates. Modest shelf wear, a bit rubbed at corners and spine extremities. Paper along front hinge shows slight evidence evidence of repair but is firm; rear hinge fully intact. Former owner's signature and 1915 date on front flyleaf. Scattered internal foxing to plates, generally light. A solid copy in Johnson's American Highways & Byways series, this volume encompassing Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont and Maine. 1st ptg: Nov. 1915, matching dates. View more info

New England and Its Neighbors

By: Johnson, Clifton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Co.: 1902

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036137

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy, rebound in dark green cloth, lettered in gilt. Typically marked/stamped, moderate shelf wear. xv,335 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographic plates. Firm binding, generally clean interior with a few minor soil marks here and there. A solid copy preceding Johnson's American Highways & Byways series, this volume encompassing New England and the Middle Atlantic states (a separate text from his later Highways & Byways in New England), including chapters on Valley Forge, the White Mountains, Lake Champlain, the Adirondacks, Cooperstown NY, Long Island, the Green Mountains, Maine, the J... View more info

Africa: The History of Exploration and Adventure as given in the Leading Authorities from Herodotus to Livingstone

By: Jones, Charles H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Westport, CT, Negro Universities Press: 1970

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 038621

ISBN: 0837149932

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Minor shelf wear, foxed text block edges. Firm binding with slight lean, clean and unmarked interior. x,496 pp., folding map. Facsimile reprint of original 1875 edition. View more info

Arctic Explorations in the Years 1853, '54, '55 [Vol. I + Vol. II, Complete, with Maps]

By: Kane, Elisha Kent, M.D., U.S.N.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Childs and Peterson: 1857

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033060

Condition: Good


Complete in two volumes. Brown cloth, decorated in blind, lettered in gilt on spine panels. Ex-library, with considerable wear but complete. Cloth chipped at spine extremities, exposed at corners. Internally foxed, mostly light, occasionally ranging to moderate. 464,[2] + 467,[2] pp., illus. w/ engraved plates with guards, other illus. set into text, more than 300 engravings altogether. All plates intact; Vol. I folding map at p. 13 intact with mild tearing along binding edge and a few creases; Vol. II map follows p. 8, with folding map at p. 429 present and intact, with a few creases. Firs... View more info

Tokens of Possession: The Northern Voyages of Martin Frobisher

By: Kenyon, Walter Andrew

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Royal Ontario Museum: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029605

ISBN: 088854183X

Condition: Near Fine


Blue illus. wraps. Slightly rubbed joints, slight shelf wear. Square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. xii,164 pp., illus. (some color), maps. View more info

Scenes From Every Land: Over Five Hundred Photographic Views

By: Knox, Thomas L. (editor); Lew Wallace (dedication)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Springfield, OH, Mast, Crowell & Kirkpatrick: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022163

Condition: Good


Brown cloth, decorated in blind, lettered in gilt. Oblong format. Approx. 1" separation of cloth at lower front joint, approx. 1/2" separation at top. Spine extremities a bit rubbed. Corners rubbed with slight exposure, more pronounced at bottom front corner. Lacks both endpapers and title page, hinges repaired, with several early leaves showing closed tears along bottom edge, one leaf re-inserted, remainder of text block intact. xvi,400 pp., fully illus. Acceptable reading/reference copy. View more info

Joan Blaeu and his Grand Atlas

By: Koeman, Dr. Ir. C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Theatrum Orbis Terrarum Ltd.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029942

ISBN: 902211080X

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff illus. gold wraps. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued, with square, uncreased binding, unmarked interior. [vi],114 pp., 28 illus., several color. View more info

Mapping Boston

By: Krieger, Alex, and David Cobb with Amy Turner (editors)

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Norman B. Leventhal-The MIT Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037360

ISBN: 0262112442

Condition: Fine


Pale turquoise cloth, lettered in gold foil, oblong format. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 278 pp., fully illus. in color, b&w. View more info

Mapping Boston

By: Krieger, Alex, and David Cobb with Amy Turner; Norman B. Leventhal (fwd.)

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, The MIT Press: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047146

ISBN: 0262112442

Condition: Fine


Light turquoise cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. View more info

Ten Thousand Miles on a Bicycle

By: Kron, Karl

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Croton-on-Hudson, NY, Emil Rosenblatt: 1982

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 037876

ISBN: 0961006005

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gold foil, top text block edge stained violet. Light foxing to text block edges, otherwise as issued. Facsimile reprint of original 1887 self-published edition. [iii],cviii, 800 pp. View more info

My Animal Queendom: Adventures in Collecting and Selling South American Animals

By: Latham, Marte

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Philadelphia and New York, Chilton Books: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008482

Condition: Fine


Light green cloth, very slightly rubbed extrems, essentially as issued. Dust jacket shows chipped extremities and several short closed edge tears with associated creasing, small area of loss along bottom front edge. View more info

The Conquest of our Western Empire

By: Laut, Agnes C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride and Co.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034022

Condition: Near Fine


Olive ribbed cloth, lettered in gilt. 1st ed.: Oct. 1927. Very slight shelf wear, text block edges slightly dulled by age, otherwise nearly as issued. Former owner's signature and date on front pastedown, otherwise unmarked. x,11-363 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Collector-grade copy. View more info

Up the Mazaruni for Diamonds

By: LaVarre, William J. [La Varre, Lavarre]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Marshall Jones Co.: 1922

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 018697

Condition: VG+


Light brown cloth, lettered and with front cover illus. in dark brown. Modestly soiled cloth, a bit rubbed at corners and spine extremities. 2nd ptg.: Oct. 1922 (first issued 1919). Vintage news clipping laid in after front flyleaf, resulting in toning to a portion of flyleaf verso and adjacent blank. xiv,139 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographic plates. A very nicely preserved copy. View more info

Anare: Australia's Antarctic Outposts

By: Law, Phillip, and John Bechervaise

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Oxford University Press: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013308

Condition: Near Fine


Blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. A few very minor surface marks, virtually as issued. xxiv,152 pp., endpaper maps, color plates, b&w photographs. A bit of light spotting on several late leaves, else clean. Dust jacket chipped with some loss at corners and spine extremities, chipped edges, now in mylar. View more info

Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph [De Luxe Edition]

By: Lawrence, T. E.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Garden City Publishing Co.: 1938

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 044820

ISBN: B004R7NH70

Condition: Fine


Tannish-gold cloth, spine panel lettered/decorated in gilt with brown title panel. Cloth slightly spotted toward front cover fore-edge, otherwise nearly as issued. 669 pp., illus. sepia plates. Color illus. dust jacket is slightlly rubbed at spine extremities and a portion of bottom rear edge, with some soiling/rubbing to rear panel, front panel fully intact and bright, presents well in mylar. View more info

Syria: The Land of Lebanon

By: Leary, Lewis Gaston

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, McBride, Nast & Co.: 1913

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040767

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue cloth, lettered/illus. in cream and green. Cloth is flecked with surface loss along front joint with mild flecking to spine panel and covers, relatively little actual wear, text block edges dulled by age. Firm binding, clean interior. [xii],225 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Front hinge neatly mended. 2nd ptg.: Jan. 1914. View more info

No Need to Ask: Early Maps of London's Underground Railways

By: Leboff, David; Demoth, Tim

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harrow Weald, Middlesex, U.K., Capital Transport Publishing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034933

ISBN: 1854142151

Condition: Fine


Color illus. paper covered boards, oblong format. Slightly bumped corners, essentially as issued. 80 pp., illus. w/ full page color map plates. Accompanied by color brochure for special exhibition of London transport maps at London Transport Museum, 1989-90. View more info

Lausanne

By: Lewis, J. Hardwicke, and May Hardwicke Lewis (paintings), Francis H. Gribble (text)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, England, Adam & Charles Black: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006914

Condition: Near Fine


Burgundy cloth, decorated, lettered in gilt, gilt top edge. Lightly rubbed at corners and extremities. viii + 110 pp. + 4 pp. publisher's catalog at rear, illus. w/ 20 full page color plates. View more info

Among Warriors: A Woman Martial Artist in Tibet

By: Logan, Pamela

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Woodstock, NY, Overlook Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007839

ISBN: 1585675474

Condition: Near Fine


271 pp., illus. w/ maps. Slight shelf wear. View more info