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Walks & Tours in France

By: AA Publishing

Price: $15.00

Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc: 1997

Seller ID: 004556

ISBN: 0393315126

Condition: Near Fine


114 walks and 61 motor routes. Full color maps, points of interest, etc. 256 pages. View more info

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Guide to the National Parks of America; New and Enlarged Edition

By: Allen, Edward Frank

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Robert McBride and Co.: 1918

Seller ID: 001765

Condition: Near Fine


Contains 4 fold-out maps in excellenct condition and 7 b&w photgraphs. Comprehensive guide in wonderful condition, clean, unmarked, tightly bound. Cover is brown with bright gold stamping on cover and spine. Jacket shows photo of travelers descending a steep path on horseback. Jacket has shelfwear at edges and is now protected in mylar. Ads in the back and front. This copy remained in the possession one family until my purchase. View more info

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Great Britain Handbook for Travellers

By: Baedeker, K.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lleipsic, Karl Baedeker, Publishers: 1894

Seller ID: 001852

Condition: Very Good


Bright red cover has damage on the top right corner, gold stamping is bright. All edges marbled, ribbon marker. Tightly bound and unmarked. 2 of the fold-out maps have a 3" tear on the section nearest the binding. Index map on rear endpapers, list of other guides on front endpaper. Third edition with 16 maps, 30 plans, and a panorama. View more info

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Switzerland Together with Chamonix and the Italian Lakes

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Chas. Scribner's Sons: 1928

Seller ID: 001843

Condition: Very Good +


27th revised edition with 81 maps, 30 town plans and 15 panoramas. Previous owner's name and date on half title page is the only marking. Clean and tightly bound with 2 ribbon markers. All edges marbled. Bright red flexible cover with gold stamping has been well protected by it's plain brown dust jacket. Jacket has some edgewear and is now in mylar. View more info

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Quebec Where Ancient France Lingers

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan Company of Canada Limited: 1936

Seller ID: 001974

Condition: Near Fine


Brightly colored front cover is a french-fold (so appropriate), interior illustrations are sepia toned photographs and line drawings. View more info

Autumns in Skye Ross and Sutherland

By: Barnett, T. Ratcliffe

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Robert Grant & son: 1930

Seller ID: 11782

Condition: Very Good


187 pages plus ads, illustrated with 16 b&w photographs. Gift inscription on the half-title page is the only marking. Maps on endpapers. Bound in blue cloth with gold lettering on the front and spine. spine lettering is faded. The front and back of the dust jacket have been neatly clipped and tucked inside the book. View more info

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Dream Hikes Coast to Coast: America's Most Unforgettable Trails from Hawaii to Maine

By: Bennett, Jack

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Alabama, Menasha Ridge Press: 2010

Edition: First

Seller ID: 9178

ISBN: 0897327101

Condition: New


Birmingham, Alabama: Menasha Ridge Press, 2010. First printing. New. Starting in April 2000, Jack Bennett logged thousands of miles over seven years in his search for America's best hikes. In "Dream Hikes Coast to Coast," Bennett shares how each hike looked and felt; what weather and animals were encountered; and the emotional impact of every event and panorama. Individual hikes are accompanied by maps showing the trailhead, routes, and topographic landmarks. Camping, lodging, fees, and contact information are also presented for each hike. View more info

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Texas Bird Adventures in the Chisos Mountains and on the Northern Plains

By: Brandt, Herbert; Sutton, George Miksch (illustrator)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, The bird Research Foundation: 1940

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 12967

Condition: Very Good


192 pages, indexed, Illustrated with 17 b&w plartes, including frontis. Inscribed by the author to Joe Fromson and dated April 26, 1940. Some discoloration in the gutter inside the front and rear covers. All interior pages bright and clear. Blue iridescent binding, slightly sunned spine. View more info

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Fifty Years Below Zero: A Lifetime of Adventure in the Far North

By: Brower, charles d.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & co.: 1942

Seller ID: 12572

ISBN: 0396023797

Condition: Very Good++


Later printing with crisp, clean pages. Signed by the author's son on the ffep. Bound in blue cloth, only slight wear to dust jacket. Price on jacket is $12.95. View more info

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City of New York

By: Brown, Henry Collins

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, J. F. Tapley Co.: 1917

Seller ID: 004365

Condition: Very Good +


Small (2 1/2" x 3 1/2") book with history of New York plus many statistics, illustrated throughout with b&w photographs from private collections. Some of the photos are early 1900's but many are New York in the 1800's. 287 pages, unmarked. Binding is dark green with lettering and coat-of-arms in gilt on the front cover. Top edge gilt, very light edgewear on cover. A fascinating little book. View more info

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Safari to Ngorongoro

By: Carr, Rachel E

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Coward, Mccann & Geoghegan: 1976

Seller ID: 11760

ISBN: 0698203518

Condition: Very Good


B&W photographs accompanied by text. Unpaginated, a slim volume Maps on endpapers, unmarked, binding firm.. Photographic dust jacket. Jackret has 3" tear on the back and light edgewear. View more info

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Carrel's Illustrated Guide & Map of Quebec Showing Electric Railway Circuit

By: Carrel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Quebec, Chronicle-Telegraph Publishing Co.: 1928

Seller ID: 001862

Condition: Very Good


37th edition. Guidebook with numerous photographs. Fold-out map attached inside back cover. 224 pages plus ads. Red paper cover, clean and unmarked. View more info

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Among Islands

By: Crumley, Jim

Price: $10.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Mainstream Pub Co Ltd: 1995

Seller ID: 005373

ISBN: 1851586199

Condition: Very Good ++


United Kingdom: Mainstream Pub Co Ltd, 1995. Very Good ++/Very Good +. 159 pages, color photgraphs throughout. Jacket has 3/4" dampstain along bottom edge of the back, which shows very faintly on bottom edge of book. Jacket now protected in mylar. View more info

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Spirit of Rural Australia

By: Davison, Liam

Price: $28.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, New Holland Books: 2000

Seller ID: 004328

ISBN: 1864364939

Condition: Near Fine


Full-color photography throughout. This is a new copy with light shelfwear. View more info

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Borderlands of Eternity Embracing "Across China on Foot"

By: Dingle, Edwin John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co.; distruted by the Institute of MentalPhysics, Los Angeles: 1939

Seller ID: 11740

Condition: Very Good


Signed and inscribed by the author on the half-title page. Light pencil marking with former owner's name. 560 bright clean pages, plus 32 pages of b&w photographs, all with descriptive captions. Complete in one volume Frontis portrait of the author with tissue guard. Red endpapers, front hinge is cracked. Bound in red cloth with title blocks on the front and spine which are black with gold lettering. Spine very lightly faded. View more info

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Travels in Arabia Deserta

By: Doughty, Charles M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1953

Seller ID: 10979

Condition: Very Good++


453 pages, glossary, text abridged and arranged by Edward Garnett. General introduction by T. E. Lawrence.. Illustrations in terra cotta and white by Edy Legrand, illustrated endpapers, map on the double title page, arabesques surround the page numbers. Crisp and unmarked. Bound in natural linen with illustration and decoartion stamped in brown. The spine has darkened, page edges stained brown, original glassine wrapper foled in the back. Tan slipcase is firm, Sandglass I:18 laid in. . View more info

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And This is Boston! (And Seasore and Country too),

By: Early, Eleanor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006301

Condition: Fine


256 pages of delightful commentary about Boston and environs. Indexed, bound in bright red cloth with black lettering on front and spine. B&W frontis illustration of the Old State House is repeated on the jacket. Jacket has wear on edges and original price on the flap ($1.50), now protected in mylar. View more info

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Ten Million Steps Nimblewill Nomad's Epic 10-Month Trek from the Florida Keys to Quebec

By: Eberhart, M. J.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Birmingham, Alabama, Menasha Ridge Press: 2007

Seller ID: 11519

ISBN: 0897329791

Condition: New


Ten months of journal entries, near 300 days. Eberhart, a.k.a. the Nimblewill Nomad, was a 60-year-old retired doctor in January 1998 when he set off on a foot journey that carried him 4,400 miles from the Florida Keys to the far north of Quebec. Writing in a vivid journal style, the author unabashedly recounts the amazing tale. View more info

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Klondike: The Chicago Record's Book for Gold Seekers

By: Edited

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chicago, Chicago Record Company: 1897

Seller ID: 12604

Condition: Very Good -


413 pages plus ads, indexed, 8 maps, some double spread, 36 b&w illustrations. Unmarked, binding is firm. Tan and yellow cloth covers are quite scuffed, the spine lettering has been neatly applied in marker by a previous owner. Wear on corners and edges. View more info

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A Sailor's Log, Recollections of Forty Years of Naval Life

By: Evans, Robley D.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1908

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 12254

Condition: Very Good -


467 pages, indexed, illustrated with 14 b&w photographs. Both hinges cracked. former owner's name of ffep. Personal bookplate of robley D. Evans with a signature at the bottom is affixed inside the front cover. bound in gold cloth with sunning t top of boards and the spine. Spine has 1/2" of loss at the top. Robley D. Evans served in the United States Navy from the American Civil War to the Spanish–American War, attaining the rank of rear admiral. In 1907–1908, he commanded the Great White Fleet on its worldwide cruise from the Atlantic Ocean through the Straits of Magellan to t... View more info