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Iberia. Spanish Travels and Reflections

by Michener, James A. Photographs by Robert Vavra

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Published
1968
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Very Good
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BOMC Edition
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New York: Random House, 1968. . Mr. Michener had spent much time in Spain. His extensive travel and deep study there have given him abundantly the knowledge and insight on which to base this monumental book that he had for so long wanted to write. It is informal, discursive, anecdotal, and highly entertaining. There is a wealth of information… Read more
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To The Ends of The Earth. The Selected Travels of Paul Theroux

by Theroux Paul

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Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780679402466
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$30.00

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New York: Random House, 1991. Theroux's own selection of his best travel writing - the intriguing people and vivid landscapes, shocking encounters and narrow escapes. Photographs of personal artifacts Theroux has collected throughout his journeys are present. As always Paul Theroux's books provide first-class armchair traveling. Two-page map spread endpapers. Photo illustrated, price-intact dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more
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Scotland For The Motorist

by Ker, J. Inglis, F.R.G.S.,F.S.A. Scot

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Published
1927
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Very Good
Edition
Revised Edition
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$32.50

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London: The Automobile Association/Cassel and Company Limited, 1927. Introduction by the author. 16 half-tone plates, a 16 pp atlas in colours with key map and 10 plans. Contents: The Automobile Association - Routes - The Islands - Maps and Town Plans - Illustrations - Index - Glossary. It is not intended as an exhaustive guide-book. By means of these… Read more
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Skoal Scandinavia

by Streeter, Edward

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Published
1952
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$28.50

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New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1952. Edward Streeter - American novelist and journalist best known for "Father of The Bride" and his "Dere Mable" series. This non-fiction book, "Skoal Scandinavia" is about four Americans who took a motor trip through Norway, Sweden and Denmark. It is not a travel book but rather, unusual and beautiful experiences by the… Read more
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The New Zealanders: How They Live and Work

by Johnston, R. J

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Published
1976
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780855520472
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Sydney, Australia: Australian & New Zealand Book Company, 1976. R.J. Johnston - Professor of Geography at Sheffield University in England and a former resident of New Zealand, considers New Zealand society as it really is - how it evolved and how it is currently organized, how its members work and relax, their living and social conditions, and their relationships with… Read more
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The Caribbean

by Rodman Selden. Illustrated By Bill Negron

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Published
1968
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$37.50

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New York: Hawthorn Books Inc., 1968. The Caribbean, with all its mysterious rituals, glorious beaches, tropical jungles and seemingly never-ending crystal waters, is the setting for Mr. Rodman's odyssey. With artist Bill Negron, he set out to record not only the facts about these sun-blessed islands, but also their spirit. This is a guide to history, geography, and climate of… Read more
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Stranger In China

by McCullough, Colin

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Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780688001377
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New York: William Morrow & Company, Inc., 1973. A Canadian family tells what it is really like to be living in today's China- a view you will not get from other books. From the professional point of view of the capable newsman, and from the personal viewpoint of a father and husband living with his wife and small daughter in… Read more
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The Fire People

by Cordell, Alexander

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Published
1972
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780340155576
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$65.00

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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1972. This book is Alexander Cordell's eighth novel. 'The Fire People' was inspired by, and climaxes in, the inglorious Merthyr Tydil riots of 1831 and the hanging of Dic Penderyn, the first legendary martyr of the Welsh working class. The book is born in the mines and flarring ironworks of a Wales bitter with industrial strife… Read more
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Mountains In The Desert: Exploration and Adventure in the Tefedest Range of the Central Sahara

by Carl Louis and Joseph Petit

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Published
1954
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Doubleday & Co. Inc., 1954. Preface by Raymond Coche Chief of the French Mountaineering Mission to the Hoggar 1935. In the vast granite range of the Tefedest Massif in the Hoggar region of the Sahara, earlier French explorers had discovered the site of amazingly beautiful prehistoric drawings. The authors , two young French archeologists, along with a photographer,… Read more
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Summer Landscape

by Redlich Monica

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Published
1952
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Gerald Duckworth & Co. Ltd., 1952. The contrasts and parallels between the summer landscapes of New England, the English Midlands and Denmark, is one of the themes of the book. The author Monica Redlich returned on holiday to Denmark with her husband (now Danish Consul-General in New York) . A generous list of illustrations provided. Most of the excellent… Read more
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The Perambulator In Edinburgh

by Bone James

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Published
1926
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$72.50

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926. In this book the author attempts to give a picture of the Edinburgh of today with the chiaroscuro of its past. The romance of the ancient town did not vanish with its swords, nor even with the passong of the tall hat; glamour descends still upon its ridges every night. By good… Read more
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Journey Into Russia

by Van Der Post Laurens

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Published
1964
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$42.50

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Clarke,Irwin & Company, 1964. This book describes one of the longest journeys ever made in Soviet Russia by a writer without political bias. Colonel Van der Post's story is of a journey into the hearts of the Russians and places visited from Moscow to Tackkent, Samarkand and Bukara, Baku and Tbilsi, Kiev and Moscow to Siberia and back. The author… Read more
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Across China

by Jenkins Peter

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Published
1986
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780688042233
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$38.50

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New York: William Morrow/Sweet Springs Press, 1986. Here is the fascinating journal of the author's trip deep into Tibet, to Mount Everest, and across China from the windswept plains of Mongolia to a forbidden fishing village south of Shanghai. An astonishing voyage that opened his eyes to new worlds, his heart to new friends, and strengthed his pride in… Read more
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The Amazing Mississippi

by Price Willard

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Published
1963
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$24.50

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New York: The John Day Company, 1963. Willard Price explores the Mississippi River from source to mouth. Here in word and 48 photographs is the story of America's watery backbone, past and present told in the most interesting way. It provides a wealth of history that we should all understand and appreciate. The photographs are by the author and Mary… Read more
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Kyoto By Camera And Pen

by Kyoto Branch, The Asahi Press (compiled by)

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Published
1963
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Tanko-shinsha Co, Ltd., 1963. 210 pp with erratum. The photographs and text in this book originated in a series which ran for two years in the Kyoto pages of the Japanese language Asahi newspaper. The series was later published in two volumes in Japanese. This is the English translation. Beautiful b/w photographs. Map eps. Book bright and clean..… Read more
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The English Castle. Foreword By Hilaire Belloc

by Braun Hugh

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Published
1936
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$40.00

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London: B. T. Batsford Ltd., 1936. The British Heritage Series. Foreword by Hilaire Belloc. An original and thorough review of the origin, evolution and vicissitudes of medieval fortresses, with accounts of military engines, famous sieges, life behind the castle walls, etc. Illustrated with over 100 photographs of castles, line-cuts of plans, diagrams and reconstruction. .Coloured frontispiece. Map… Read more
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South Africa

by Kiley Dennis

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1976
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780713432527
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London: B. T. Batsford Ltd., 1976. All that a visitor will want to see is described here: Capetown and the Western Province, Transkei and Pondoland of the East Coast, the great expanses of the Karoo, Orange Free State. Johannesburg and the Reef, the Transvaal, the glorious Wildlife Parks, Natal and Zululand and the Homelands. In addition there is an… Read more
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Islands. Their Lives, Legends, And Lore

by Manley, Seon and Robert

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Published
1970
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780801953620
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Philadelphia: Chilton Book Company, 1970. 382(+1) pp. Here is the book which will take you to many islands all over the world... brooding, happy, volcanic, desert, mythical, holy, primitive islands etc. The Manley's make them come alive with folklore, legends and stories. The book is a meeting place for all who are fascinated by Islands, for all curious… Read more
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The Wounded Land: Journey Through A Divided America

by Habe Hans

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Published
1964
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Coward-McCann, Inc, 1964. Hans Habe - one of Europes most successful novelists and journalists. The Wounded Land is the remarkable and highly significant report of Hans Habe's journey through the length and breadth of America - a journey interupted by the tragic murder of President Kennedy, the event that revealed the shocking meaning behind the troubles besetting every… Read more
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A Fire On The Mountains: Exploring the Human Spirit from Mexico to Madagascar

by Ross, Oakland

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Published
1995
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394280615
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Toronto: Alfred A Knopf, Canada, 1995. Oakland Ross - National Newspaper Award winning journalist who served as the Globe and Mail's correspondent in both Latin America and Africa. This book is the result of ten years of hard, often dangerous travel through some of the most troubled spots in the world. Ross reveals the light and dark in humanity with… Read more
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