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Early Maps of North America

By: Lunny, Robert M.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Newark, NJ, New Jersey Historical Society: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029917

Condition: Near Fine


Brown paper covered boards, gilt on black title label mounted on upper front cover. Very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. Former owner's signature and date on front flyleaf, small tape marks on both pastedowns, otherwise unmarked. Presentation slip from Hammond and Co. laid in. 48 pp., illus. w/ 26 b&w plates. Scarce in hardcover. View more info

The Story of Stanley, the Hero of Africa, from his Boyhood to his Marriage in Westminster Abbey

By: Macdonald, E. A.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York and Chicago, Fleming H. Revell: 0

Seller ID: 045417

ISBN: B00DUCVZ0O

Condition: Good-VG


Moss green cloth, lettered/illus. in blue, yellow, pink, black. Cloth shows flecking and spotting over portions of both covers, with text block edges typically toned. Former owner's address inscription penciled on front fixed endpaper, both flyleaves toned. viii,9-160 pp., decorative head- and tail-pieces, hinged map prior to main text., frontis. portrait. Firm binding, clean interior. Undated, likely printed from British plates, ca. 1910s-20s. View more info

Voyages from Montreal on the River St. Laurence through the Continent of North America to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans In the Years 1789 and 1793 with a Preliminary Account of the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the Fur Trade of That Country

By: Mackenzie, Alexander; Roy Daniells (intro.)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, M. G. Hurtig Ltd.: 1971

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 039359

ISBN: 088830045X

Condition: Fine


Dark red cloth, gold foil on black title panel on upper spine. Former owner's signature inked out at top corner of front flyleaf, otherwise as issued. Red color illus. dust jacket shows mild sunning to spine panel, now in mylar. cxxxii,414 pp., illus. w/ multiple folding maps, large color folding map laid in. Facsimile of the original edition. View more info

American Signs: Form and Meaning on Route 66

By: Mahar, Lisa [Lisa Mahar-Keplinger]

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, Monacelli Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011948

ISBN: 1580931197

Condition: As New


New, unopened in original publisher's shrinkwrap. 272 pp., illus. in color, b&w. View more info

American Signs: Form and Meaning on Route 66

By: Mahar, Lisa [Lisa Mahar-Keplinger]

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, Monacelli Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011949

ISBN: 1580931197

Condition: As New


New, unopened in original publisher's shrinkwrap. 272 pp., illus. in color, b&w. View more info

Eastward Sweeps the Current: A Saga of the Polynesian Seafarers

By: Malkus, Alida Sims

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Chicago, Philadelphia and Toronto, John C. Winston Co.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014102

Condition: VG+


Turquoise cloth, lettered in brown. Mildly spotted along upper portions of front and rear covers, with text block edges somewhat toned by age, otherwise only very slight shelf wear. xix,394 pp., illus., endpaper maps. Color illus. dust jacket shows rubbed edges with some chipping, now in Brodart sleeve. Publisher's edition, with $2.00 original price on front flap of dust jacket. View more info

Secret Tibet

By: Maraini, Fosco; Eric Mosbacher and Guido Waldman (transl.); Bernard Berenson (intro.)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, The Harvill Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044391

ISBN: 1860466931

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued, with note to slight binding lean original to issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. xxii,425 pp. 1st edition, complete number line. View more info

Transit Maps of the World: The World's First Collection of Every Urban Train Map on Earth

By: Mark Ovenden

Price: $15.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Penguin Books: 2007

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 047428

ISBN: 0143112651

Condition: New


Stiff color pictorial wraps, oblong format. Brand new, as issued. 144 pp., illus. in color. 2nd revised/expanded ed., 1st ptg. View more info

Holland Travel Guide

By: Martineau, Gilbert R. (editor)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Paris, Nagel, Publishers: 1951

Seller ID: 013003

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. xiv,564 pp., color + b&w maps, some foldout. Light shelf/handling wear. View more info

Under the Mountain Wall: A Chronicle of Two Seasons in the Stone Age

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042003

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gold foil and green. Soiling along bottom text block edge at corner, slight tanning to bottom corners of fixed endsheets, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket is slightly chipped at heads of joints and a bit rubbed at spine panel heel, tiny bit of chipping along top front edge, $7.50 price intact, now in mylar. xvi,256,xvii-xxxii pp., illus. w/ b&w photographic plates, line drawings. Less common first edition, 1st state as per Lopez, with plates after p. xvi and after p. 160 (none at rear), book club designation on tipped-in replacement contents page (all copies of the... View more info

Manual of Geography: A Treatise on Mathematical, Physical, and Political Geography [Revised] [Maury's Geographical Series - Maury's Manual of Geography]

By: Maury, M. F.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Boston, and New Orleans, University Publishing Company: 1899

Seller ID: 018123

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth, lettered and illustrated in brown. Modestly soiled covers, lettering and design a bit faded/rubbed but overall still respectably intact. 136,2 pp., illus. w/ color chromolitho. frontis. "Race Types," 30 color maps (some double-page). Endpapers lightly dampstained, not affecting interior; text block edges modestly dulled/soiled. Interior is generally clean and bright, with scattered minor soiling; color maps are quite nicely intact and clean, binding firm. View more info

Midland Trail Tour Guide 1916 [Tour Book: The Midland Trail - A Complete Log of the Trans-Continental Highway with Much Interesting Information Regarding Communities and Scenery - The Shortest Motor Road from Coast to Coast]

By: McCoy, Robert B., and John T. Strachan (fwd.); National Midland Trail Association (editors)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Glorieta, NM, Rio Grande Press: 1969

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 033872

Condition: Near Fine


Light green leatherette paper covered boards, lettered and illus. in gold, silver and red foils. Light shelf wear, light diagonal crease to bottom rear cover corner. Firm, square binding, clean interior. [iv],192,[4] pp., illus. Facsmile reprint, enlarged format, of 1916 first edition. Virginia to California and back again. Scarce. View more info

In Pursuit of Refinement: Charlestonians Abroad 1740-1860

By: McInnis, Maurie D., with Angela D. Mack

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Gibbes Museum of Art/Historic Charleston Foundation and University of South Carolina Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004824

ISBN: 1570033153

Condition: Fine


Catalogue to accompany 1999 exhibition. 352 pp., color + b&w illus. As issued, small remainder mark on bottom text block edge. View more info

Growth and Culture: A Photographic Study of Balinese Childhood

By: Mead, Margaret, and Frances Cook Macgregor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041452

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Minor dampstaining to cover cloth, minor chipping to head of spine, slight flecking to cloth along upper front joint. 1st edition with no addt'l printings indicated. xvi,223 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

An Artist in Spain, Written and Illustrated by A. C. Michael

By: Michael, A. C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019938

Condition: Very Good


Dark salmon buckram, lettered in black, with armorial device in orange and black on front cover. Cloth is moderately soiled, with a few light surface marks, lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities. Text block edges a bit dulled by age. Firm binding, clean interior. [vi],205 pp., illus. w/ 26 tipped-in color plates with guards. Chapters on Segovia, Salamanca, Zamora, Almazan, Madrid, the bull fight, Aranjuez and Toledo, La Mancha, Cordoba, Sevilla, Granada, Sierra Nevada, Murcia, Valencia and Cataluna. Quite decently preserved, with relatively minor cosmetic issues. View more info

Arctic Sun and Tropic Moon: Vitus Bering and James Cook Discover Alaska and Hawaii

By: Miers, Earl Schenck

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Newark, DE, Curtis Paper Company: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006205

Condition: Near Fine


[32] pp., w/ front and rear foldout maps of the voyages by Enrico Arno and wood engravings by Stefan Martin, drawn from original sources. Limited edition, June 1960. 7th in a series of annual Americana keepsake volumes. Slightly soiled covers, almost as issued. View more info

Arctic Sun and Tropic Moon: Vitus Bering and James Cook Discover Alaska and Hawaii

By: Miers, Earl Schenck

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Newark, DE, Curtis Paper Company: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006206

Condition: Near Fine


[32] pp., w/ front and rear foldout maps of the voyages by Enrico Arno and wood engravings by Stefan Martin, drawn from original sources. Limited edition, June 1960. 7th in a series of annual Americana keepsake volumes. Slightly soiled covers, almost as issued. View more info

Arctic Sun and Tropic Moon: Vitus Bering and James Cook Discover Alaska and Hawaii

By: Miers, Earl Schenck

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Newark, DE, Curtis Paper Company: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006207

Condition: Near Fine


[32] pp., w/ front and rear foldout maps of the voyages by Enrico Arno and wood engravings by Stefan Martin, drawn from original sources. Limited edition, June 1960. 7th in a series of annual Americana keepsake volumes. Slightly soiled covers, almost as issued. View more info

First Encounters: Spanish Explorations in the Caribbean and the United States, 1492-1570

By: Milanich, Jerald T., and Susan Milbrath (editors)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Gainesville, FL, University Press of Florida: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015425

ISBN: 0813009472

Condition: Near Fine


Illus. stiff paper wraps. 222 pp., illus. in color, b&w. Lightly bumped corners, else nearly as issued. 3rd printing. View more info

Girdling the Globe: From the Land of the Midnight Sun to the Golden Gate, or A Record of a Tour Around the World

By: Miller, D. L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Mount Morris, IL, The Brethren Publishing House: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041822

ISBN: B002JUBJ0Y

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth, illus. and bordered in black, lettered in gilt. Very nicely preserved copy with only light shelf wear, lightly toned/foxed text block edges. Firm binding, clean interior. xiv,15-602 pp., illus. w/ photographic plates. View more info

Memoirs of General Miller, in the Service of The Republic of Peru [Volume I]

By: Miller, John C.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Printed for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green: 1829

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 008974

Condition: Good-VG


Vol. I only, of 2. 2nd Edition. li,452 pp., with two final leaves present but misbound after p. 440, thus complete. 2 engraved portraits, 1 handcolored foldout map of South America (small area of paper loss along top edge), 2 handcolored battle plan maps of Chacabuco, Maypo/San Lorenzo (the latter showing paper loss at bottom corner not affecting any printed portion), and 1 foldout map of Valdivia. Rebound in black buckram. Ex-library with usual marks and stamps, but tight and generally clean text block showing some light dampstaining to margins. Structurally sound, though cosmetically defecti... View more info

Mitchell's Ancient Atlas, Classical and Sacred, Containing Maps Illustrating the Geography of the Ancient World .

By: Mitchell, S. Augustus

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, J. H. Butler and Co.: 1881

Seller ID: 020528

Condition: Good-VG


Original binding, with burgundy cloth library tape neatly mounted along all edges and binding, providing durability. Ex-library, typically marked and stamped, perforation stamp to title page, all maps unmarked and intact. Contents somewhat thumbed, a bit toned by age. 12 pp. + (6) hand-colored map pages containing a total of (11) maps, lacking #5 (Roman Empire). Rather surprising, given incomplete state, that this copy has not yet been sacrified to the plate-breakers. View more info

The County Maps of Old England

By: Moule, Thomas; Roderick Barron (intro.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Studio Editions: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 049032

ISBN: 1851704035

Condition: Fine


HARDCOVER, blue cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Former owner's signature along top edge of front flyleaf, otherwise as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows shows slight surface wear, short closed tear along top rear edge, now in mylar. 127 pp., illus. w/ color plate of each county, arranged alphabetically. 9th ptg.: 1994. View more info

Atlas of Columbus and the Great Discoveries - Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the Discovery of America

By: Nebenzahl, Kenneth

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Rand McNally: 1990

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 029765

ISBN: 052883407X

Condition: Fine


Royal blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. viii,168 pp., illus. w/ color plates. View more info

Maps of the Holy Lands: Images of Terra Sancta Through Two Millennia

By: Nebenzahl, Kenneth

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Abbeville Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029766

ISBN: 0896596583

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, stamp illus. in blind on lower front cover, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, almost as issued, now in archival mylar. 164 pp., 60 color map plates. View more info