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Norge: For Et Land! / Norway: What A Country!

By: Norberg, Svein Nic.; Margaret Forbes (transl.)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Trondheim, Norway, Aune Forlag: 1995

Seller ID: 016728

ISBN: 8290633300

Condition: Fine


Color laminated boards. As issued. 96 pp., fully illus. w/ color plates. Dual-language edition, in Nordic with English translations. View more info

Tibet Is My Country: The Autobiography of Thubten Jigme Norbu, Brother of the Dalai Lama

By: Norbu, Thubten Jigme, as told to Heinrich Harrer

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton: 1961

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 007843

Condition: Near Fine


Brown cloth, lettered in gilt. 264 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, maps. Mildly foxed text block edges, very slight binding lean. Dust jacket modestly foxed/spotted, with slightly sunned spine panel, now in mylar. View more info

Facsimile-Atlas to the early history of cartography with reproductions of the most impertant maps printed in the XV and XVI centuries

By: Nordenskiold, A. E; Johan Adolf Ekelof and Clements R. Markham (transl.)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Kraus Reprint Corp.: 1961

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 036036

Condition: Very Good


Blue buckram, lettered in gold foil. Ex-library copy, typically marked/stamped but did not circulate. Cloth rubbed with exposure at heel of spine, with minor exposure at several corners, a bit more evident at bottom front corner. Some evidence of repair to cloth along joints, with minor separation. Firm binding, clean interior beyond library markings. Creases to front flyleaf only. Exterior a bit shabby, thus G/G+, interior solid VG+ to Near Fine. [xii],141 pp. + 51 double-page maps reproduced by photolithography at rear, 84 maps and figures in the text. Main text comprised by: geograp... View more info

Persia, the Land of the Magi; or, The Home of the Wise Man -- An Historical and Descriptive Account of Persia from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time . Including Afghanistan and Beloochistan

By: Nweeya, Samuel K.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Urmia City, Persia, Self-Published (Printed by John C. Winston Company, Philadelphia: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006276

Condition: Good


Green cloth, red lettering, title and rider on camel stamped in gilt. 352 pp., illus. w/ 32 plates. Front panel and back strip cloth is rather soiled. Front board slightly warped; rubbed evident along edges and extrems. Text block edges moderately soiled, interior clean, though a bit toned. Front flyleaf shows short inscription in Arabic and undecipherable signature that does not appear to be author's. Former owner signature on front pastedown. Chapters on Provinces of Fars, Laristan, Kuzistan, Irak Ardelan, Azerbijan, Ghilan, Mazunderan, Astrabad, Khorasan, Seistan, Kerman, Mekran, Beloochist... View more info

My Last Chance to Be a Boy: Theodore Roosevelt's South American Expedition of 1913-1914

By: Ornig, Joseph R.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA, Stackpole Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033905

ISBN: 081171098X

Condition: Fine


Burgundy 1/4 cloth-effect paper, tan "leatherette" paper covered boards. Very slightly rubbed spine extremities, essentially as issued. Dust jacket shows very slight shelf wear, now in mylar. xiv,258 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

At Home and Abroad; or, Things and Thoughts in America and Europe

By: Ossoli, Margaret Fuller; Arthur B. Fuller (editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The Tribune Association: 1869

Seller ID: 023958

Condition: Good


Brown cloth, bordered and with central device in blind on front cover, lettered in gilt on spine panel. Moderate shelf wear, some exposure at corners, rubbed along joints, narrow bands of loss to cloth at spine extremities. xi,466,[1] pp. Former owner signature/date in pencil on blank verso of front flyleaf, lacking one leaf preceding main title (either blank or half-title), otherwise complete. Text block edges dulled by age, interior fully intact, binding firm. Not collector-grade, but a reasonably preserved copy. View more info

The Hammond-Harwood House Atlas of Historical Maps of Maryland, 1608-1908

By: Papenfuse, Edward C., and Joseph M. Coale III

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, The Johns Hopkins University Press: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040463

ISBN: 0801828848

Condition: Fine


Black and ivory linen, spine panel lettered in gold foil, oblong format. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows slight nick to surface paper along upper front flap fold, otherwise as issued, now in mylar. viii,128 pp., 141 illus. including 15 color. View more info

My Personal Experiences in Equatorial Africa As Medical Officer of the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition

By: Parke, Thomas Heazle, Hon. D.C.L. (Durh.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Negro Universities Press: 1969

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 038622

ISBN: 083712056X

Condition: Near Fine


Brown cloth, lettered in gold foil. Slight shelf wear, mildly foxed text block edges. Firm binding, clean interior. xxvii,526 pp., rear folding map. Facsimile of original 1891 edition. View more info

The Masked Rider: Cycling in West Africa

By: Peart, Neal

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, ECW Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045425

ISBN: 1550226657

Condition: Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. As issued. xiii,298 pp., illus. w/ photos. 5th ptg. View more info

Mittheilungen aus Justus Perthes' Geographischer Anstalt uber Wichtige Neue Erforschungen auf dem Gesammtgebiete der Geographie von Dr. A. Petermann - 16. Band, 1870

By: Petermann, A.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Gotha, Germany, Justus Perthes: 1870

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 029683

Condition: Very Good


Dark green 1/4 morocco, lettered in gilt, green and black mottled paper covered boards. Rubbed with exposure along portions of edges and at corners, which are somewhat layered. Leather shows a few abrasions but is nicely intact. Firm binding, clean interior. vi,466 pp., illus. w/ 22 color folding maps. Text in German. View more info

To the South Seas: The Cruise of the Schooner Mary Pinchot to the Galapagos, the Marquesas, and the Tuamotu Islands, and Tahiti [SIGNED]

By: Pinchot, Gifford

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, John C. Winston Co.: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 041816

ISBN: B000CIMU1W

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered /illus. in gilt. Minor shelf wear, text block edges a bit toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. xiv,500 pp., illus. w/ numerous photographic plates, drawings, endpaper maps. Signed by author (who was also Governor of Pennsylvania) on leaf tipped in before frontis., full signature, no inscription or date. View more info

Monte Carlo Casino

By: Polovtsoff, General Pierre

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Hillman-Curl, Inc.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009186

Condition: VG+


Rust cloth, lettered in silver foil. Slight binding lean, minor shelf wear. Front endpapers are toned. Monastery library stamps on front and rear blanks, title page, otherwise unmarked. 288 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Approximate date of publication 1937, given publication date of British 1st by Stanley Paul. View more info

Introduction to Ethnical Photography in Patagonia / Introducción a la Fotografía Etnica de la Patagonia

By: Prieto, Alfredo, and Cárdenas, Rodrigo (text); Karen Miller and Belinda Mac Clean (transl.); Hernán Pisano Skarmeta (editor)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Santiago de Chile, Patagonia Comunicaciones/Hernán Pisano Skarmeta: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042277

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Unpaginated, approx. 100 pp., illus. w/ 173 sepia-tone photographs, reproductions of drawings and engravings, etc. Very slight shelf wear, essentially as issued. View more info

The Alhambra and the Kremlin: The South and the North of Europe

By: Prime, Samuel Irenaeus

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, Anson D. F. Randolph and Co.: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024847

Condition: Very Good


Gray cloth, lettered and illus. in gilt. Modestly rubbed with a bit of fraying at spine extremities, minor exposure at corners. Text block edges toned by age, contents clean. Spine panel darkened, joints mildly rubbed. VIntage gift inscription, dated 1887, on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. xxiv,482 pp., illus. w/ reproductions of engravings. Respectably preserved copy. View more info

Historical Researches on the Wars and Sports of the Mongols and Romans: In Which Elephants and Wild Beasts Were Employed or Slain. And the Remarkable Local Agreement of History with the Remains of Such Animals Found in Europe and Siberia

By: Ranking, John

Price: $750.00

Publisher: London, England, Printed for the Author: 1826

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005816

Condition: VG+


Original edition, ex-libris, newly rebound in burgundy cloth, with spine panel lettered in gold foil, new endpapers, new head- and tail-bands, text block edges very slightly shaved. Perforation stamp to title page and first leaf of Preface (pp. iii/iv), a few stamps on verso of title page, otherwise unmarked. xv,516 pp. (final page "Errata"), illus. w/ folding frontis. map, + 10 plates (1 folding map, 3 engraved plates, 6 lithographed plates), all present and intact, without library markings, slightly foxed. (Binders' directions provided on p. xv.) Eight (8) leaves in Ch. 1 show closed... View more info

On Ice and Snow and Rock

By: Rebuffat, Gaston; Patrick Evans (transl.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1971

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 039698

ISBN: 0195191498

Condition: Near Fine


Royal blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. Mild spotting to cloth on both covers, slightly rubbed corners and extremities. Firm binding, clean interior. Color pictorial dust jacket shows slightly chipped corners and spine extremities, 1" closed tear at head of rear joint, mild shelf wear, several creases to front flap, now in mylar. View more info

New Zealand

By: Reeves, Hon. W. Pember

Price: $27.50

Publisher: London, England, A. & C. Black: 1927

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 006780

Condition: Near Fine


Blue cloth, lettered in black and gilt, blind-stamped. xx + 241 pp., illus. w/ 32 full page color plates, maps. Note that this is the 2nd Edition, with 32 color plates rather than the original's 75. Slightly rubbed at extremities, a few very slight surface marks to binding. Clean, bright, fully intact interior and plates. View more info

Route 66: The Empires of Amusement [INSCRIBED]

By: Repp, Thomas Arthur

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lynnwood, WA, Mock Turtle Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048937

ISBN: 0966914805

Condition: As New


INSCRIBED. Dark green cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. New/as issued, in color pictorial dust jacket, now in mylar. 1st ptg., complete number line. [viii],184 pp., illus. in color, b&w. Inscribed by author on half-title, full signature with generic "Best Route 66 wishes" salutation, undated. View more info

Cities of the Mississippi: Nineteenth-Century Images of Urban Development

By: Reps, John W.; Alex MacLean (photographs)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Columbia, MO, University of Missouri Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045577

ISBN: 0826209394

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth, spine panels lettered in gold foil, oblong format. Slight soil mark along top text block edge, otherwise as issued, in color illus. dust jacket now in mylar. [viii],342 pp., illus. w/ color plates. View more info

Cities of the Mississippi: Nineteenth-Century Images of Urban Development

By: Reps, John W.; Alex MacLean (photographs)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Columbia, MO, University of Missouri Press: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045578

ISBN: 0826209394

Condition: New


Green cloth, spine panels lettered in gold foil, oblong format. New, as issued, in color illus. dust jacket now in mylar. [viii],342 pp., illus. w/ color plates. View more info

New Jersey Road Maps of the 18th Century

By: Rice, Howard C., Jr. (fwd.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Library: 1964

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046086

ISBN: B00H53A9CY

Condition: Very Good


Stiff green illus. wraps. [48] pp., well illus. w/ colonial-era maps. Light shelf wear with very slight loss to bottom front cover corner. Former owner's book plate mounted inside front cover. View more info

Appletons' Illustrated Hand-Book of American Travel: A Full and Reliable Guide by Railway, Steamboat, and Stage, to . . . the United States and the British Provinces

By: Richards, T. Addison

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Co.: 1857

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044503

Condition: Fair


Light brown flexible cloth, lettered in gilt. 420,[24] pp. Quite worn but complete, intact, and still useful as a reference copy. Ex-library, noncirculating, soiled/spotted covers, dampstain shadow extending from top edges through most of text block (more pronounced toward rear), corner chips/loss to early leaves. Maps present though fragile, most with fold tears, some with partial separation. Signed by early owner Jacob Hill in 1862 on front blank. As-is, with all faults. View more info

On the Diamond Trail in British Guiana

By: Richardson, Gwen

Price: $120.00

Publisher: New York, Brentano's:

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 018685

Condition: Near Fine


Grayish tan cloth, lettered in black, endpaper maps. A few slight marks to cloth, slight shelf wear, slight lean -- overall, very nicely preserved copy. xi,243 pp., illus. w/ 23 b&w photographs on 16 plates, map. Undated, no statement of edition or printing. Apparent 1st American, and apparently more scarce than the 1st British by Methuen. View more info

Cape Horn: The story of the Cape Horn region, including the Straits of Magellan, from the days of the first discoverers, through the glorious age of sail, to the present time . . .

By: Riesenberg, Felix

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Co.: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044879

ISBN: B0008B3WQ0

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue buckram, lettered in gilt. 2nd ptg.: Jan. 1940. Light shelf wear, spine panel a bit faded, text block edges somewhat toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. xv,452 pp., illus. w/ color frontis., maps (some double-page/hinged), b&w plates. View more info

Norway: Top of Europe

By: Rindal, Unn Elisabeth; Judy Reeves (transl.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Italy, Edizioni Plurigraf: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015792

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Very slightly rubbed corners, essentially as issued. 96 pp., fully illus. w/ color photographs. View more info