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Ship’s Menus, S.S. Comayagua, 1959

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1959
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S.S. Comayagua, , 1959; Five menus from a voyage on the Merchant Marine freighter "Comayagua" dated March, 1959. Includes Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Menus. The first "Comayagua" was built in 1921 at Newburgh Shipyard, N.Y. for Cuyamel Fruit Co., but was torpedoed and sunk on a voyage from Guatemala to Cuba by the German submarine U-125 in May… Read more
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Edita, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1966; First Edition; Quarto, 221 pages; red leatherette, ornate gilt titles and decorations; decorative end papers. Fascinating collection of writings by European travelers describing the landscape and people encountered in their journeys across America from East coast to West, during the period between the War Of Independence and the War Between The States. Beautifully and… Read more
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$60.00
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Hugsad Heim (Signed)

by Schmidt, Rannveig

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Published
1944
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Baukatgafan Reykholt H.F., Reykjavik, Iceland, 1944; First Edition; 8vo, 160 pages; burgundy cloth; gilt titles. "Thoughts of Home," by Iceland native Rannveig Schmidt. Affectionately inscribed and signed to American friends by the author. Text in Icelandic. Very Good Plus in a Very Good dust jacket with some edge chipping.
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Charles Scribners’ Sons, NY, 1916; Second Edition. 8vo, 420 pages; illustrated. Fascinating account of a series of early century journeys into the Alaskan interior and Yukon Valley in the dead of winter, traveling by dogsled. Beautifully illustrated with 36 period photographs of the land and native peoples of Alaska and a frontispiece photogravure portrait plate of the author.… Read more
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Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Island Playground Of The Pacific North West

by British Columbia Government Travel Bureau

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Published
1939
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British Columbia Government Travel Bureau, Vancouver, 1939; 5" x 8", 33 pages; illustrated. Early British Columbia travel guide to Vancouver Island, with descriptions of all the major areas, activities, and sights. Illustrated with numerous photos in sepia, plus a two panel Vancouver Island map at the center. No p.d. (circa 1939). Fine, in color illustrated wraps. Clean, crisp,… Read more
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Polska Was Zaprasza (Poland Welcomes You)

by Skrzypek, Eugeniusz

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1959
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Towarzystwo Lacznosci z Polonia Zagraniczna, Warszawa, 1959; 12mo, 168 pages. Photo-illustrated guidebook to Poland, with sights and services for a large number of Polish cities, plus numerous display ads for 1950’s Polish businesses, including nice fold-outs for LOT airlines and Pekao Bank. Individual full-page maps for 17 Polish cities at the back. Text in Polish. Very Good, in… Read more
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Morocco Its People And Places, In Two Volumes (Volume II Only)

by de Amicis, Edmondo

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Published
1897
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Henry T. Coates & Co., Philadelphia, 1897; First Edition; 8vo, 226 pages; blue cloth; gilt board decorations; gilt top edges; illustrated. Volume II of the fascinating and frequently shocking first hand account of the state visit to Morocco by Edmondo Amicis as a member of the 1876 Italian diplomatic mission, which gave the first view to Western eyes… Read more
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La Ruta De Hernan Cortes

by Benitez, Fernando

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Published
1983
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Lecturas Mexicanas/ Fondo De Cultura Economica, Mexico, 1983; First Lecturas Mexicanas Edition; 8vo, 308 pages. Story of the Spanish Conquest of Mexico, as told by distinguished Mexican journalist and author Fernando Benitez. Text in Spanish. Very Good Plus, in color illustrated wraps. Clean, crisp, bright, and sharp. No ownership signatures or any other markings of any kind.
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World Safari, A Story Of A Trip Around The World (Signed)

by Skutt, Maysie

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Published
1954
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Publication Press, Pasadena, CA, 1954; First Edition; 8vo, 181 pages. First hand account of a three month trip in 1954 from Los Angeles, California to Yokohama, Tokyo, Manila, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Calcutta, Delhi, Srinigar, Karachi, Beirut, Istanbul, Athens, Paris, and New York, traveling by boat, train, and airplane. Back dust jacket panel blurb by Lee Shippey. Nicely inscribed… Read more
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Cartas de Relacion

by Cortes, Hernan

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Published
1983
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Editorial Porrua, Mexico, 1983; 8vo, 331 pages plus a 12-page publisher’s catalogue at the back; buff cloth; black titles. The letters of Hernan Cortes, describing his thoughts and experiences while engaged in the Conquest of Mexico, first published in Seville in 1522. Issued by Editorial Porrua as part of the "Sepan Cuantos" line, and hardbound by the publisher… Read more
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American Odyssey, The Journey Of Lewis And Clark

by Eide, Ingvard Henry

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Published
1969
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Rand McNally & Company, NY, 1969; First Edition; 4to, 245 pages; photo illustrated. The expedition diaries of Meriwether Lewis & William Clark juxtaposed with beautiful b&w photographs of the same landscapes as they are mentioned in the text. Very Good Plus, in a price-clipped clean, bright, and attractive Very Good dust jacket.
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Historia Verdadera De La Conquista De Nueva Espana

by Diaz del Castillo, Bernal

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1983
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Editorial Porrua, Mexico, 1983; 8vo, 700 pages plus a 12-page publisher’s catalogue at the back. Legendary first person account of the Spanish Conquest by Bernal Diaz del Castillo, soldier in the army of Hernan Cortes. Transcribed from Diaz’s original handwritten manuscript, and not from Fr. Alonzo Remon’s later altered version of 1632. Includes a substantive background preface by… Read more
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Seeing England and Scotland

by Newman, E.M.

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Published
1930
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Funk & Wagnalls, NY, 1930; First Edition; 8vo, 409 pages; 2 pages of publisher’s ads at the back; green cloth; gilt titles and decorations; color map end papers. Detailed travel guide to England and Scotland, by prolific travel writer E.M. Newman. Enchantingly illustrated with over 300 b&w photographs taken expressly for the book. Fine, a brilliant copy, in… Read more
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Desert Magazine Press, Palm Desert, CA, 1961; First Edition; 8vo, 310 pages; photo illustrated. Fascinating travelogue by Western author and adventurer Nell Murbarger who, together with her 74 year old mother, fulfilled a lifelong dream of traveling the length and breadth of Mexico, visiting 28 Mexican states from desert to coast to interior, driving and living in… Read more
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The Silent Traveller In San Francisco

by Yee, Chiang

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Published
1964
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W.W. Norton & Company, NY, 1964; First Edition; 8vo, 366 pages; Illustrated. Personal observations of San Francisco and the Bay Area, by artist/writer/poet Chiang Yee, whose reputation as an especially perceptive travel commentator was firmly fixed with publication of his first book on England’s lake district, "The Silent Traveller In Lakeland." Finely illustrated with fifteen color paintings and… Read more
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Darwin And The Beagle

by Moorehead, Alan

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Published
1969
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Harper and Row Publishers, NY, 1969; no statement of edition; large octavo (7 1/2" x 10 1/4"), 280 pages; sage cloth; blind stamped front board illustration of the Beagle ; gilt titles; illustrated. Alan Moorehead’s riveting account of twenty-three year old Charles Darwin’s five-year voyage as naturalist aboard the H.M.S. Beagle to Brazil, Argentina, Tierra del Fuego, Chile,… Read more
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