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cover of The Oregon Trail

The Oregon Trail

by Parkman, Francis

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Reprint
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NY: Grosset & Dunlap, (c. 1927.) Circa 1932 reprint wth a laid-in gift card from that year. A narrative of travels and adventures in the American West. Based on the author's experiences in the summer of 1846 in Nebraska, Wyoming, Colorado, and Kansas. Includes an account of weeks spent buffalo hunting with a band of Oglala Sioux. v, 328 pp.… Read more
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cover of A Dash Through Europe, with snapshots by the way ... (Signed association copy)

A Dash Through Europe, with snapshots by the way ... (Signed association copy)

by Gress, Edmund G.

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Published
1923
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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NY: Oswald Publishing, 1923. 1st edition. Signed association copy. Inscribed by the author, who was editor of The American Printer, to his friend and colleague George F. Trenholm, a Boston artist and type designer. An informal narrative of a seven-week tour of Europe, with visits to Paris, Rome, Florence, Venice, Lucerne, Strasbourg, Antwerp, Louvain, and London. Not surprisingly, the author's… Read more
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cover of To Europe on a Stretcher

To Europe on a Stretcher

by Potter, V.M. [Virginia Mitchell]

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Published
1890
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1890. 1st edition. A travel narrative by a "chronic invalid" who made two trips to Europe with a stretcher and wheelchair. An uncommon Victorian-era account aimed at "opening the sealed doors of foreign travel" to people with physical disabilities. The author traveled with her daughter and servants, but moving about by land and… Read more
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cover of Vologda

Vologda

by A P Anishina, et al

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Published
1995
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Very Good
ISBN
9785901037027
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Vologda: Russkiĭ Sever-Partner, 1995. Apparent 1st edition. An illustrated guide to the historic city of Vologda in northwest Russia. Cyrillic Russian text with a one-page summary and list of illustrations in English. Numerous color photographs of art, architecture, icons, crafts, etc. 91 pages. Paperbound with stiff glossy covers. 11.75 x 8.25. VG with minor edge wear.
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cover of But Sketches (Travel Poetry)

But Sketches (Travel Poetry)

by Humphrey, Alice Caroline

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Published
1912
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Concord, NH: The Author, 1912 Self-published in Concord, NH, in 1912. Printed at the Rumford Press, Concord. 1st edition. A scarce book of travel poetry inspired by a trip to England, Italy and Greece. Ten poems and eight tipped-in reproductions of photographs taken on the trip by Mary Ruth Haseltine. The author was an 1896 graduate of Smith College and… Read more
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cover of Histoire de La Découverte et de La Conquête de L’Amérique Par Les Espagnols

Histoire de La Découverte et de La Conquête de L’Amérique Par Les Espagnols

by Robertson, [William]

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Published
1850
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Very Good
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Édition nouvelle adapted by M. L'Abbé Millault. Paris: Plon Frères, 1850. 1st edition thus in an attractive later binding. A history of Spain's discovery, conquest and settlement of the Americas. Based on History of America, a 1777 work by Scottish historian William Robertson. Includes material on the great age of exploration, the voyages of Columbus, the conquest of Mexico by… Read more
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cover of Knocking About: Being Some Adventures of Augustus Baker Peirce in Australia -- Signed "Author's Copy"

Knocking About: Being Some Adventures of Augustus Baker Peirce in Australia -- Signed "Author's Copy"

by Peirce, Augustus Baker; Leatherbee, Mrs. Albert T. (editor); Brigham, Edwin Howard (introduction)

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Published
1924
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Fair
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1st Edition
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New Haven: Yale University Press, 1924. 1st edition. Appears to be signed by the editor, Mrs. [Ethel Brigham] Leatherbee, who added "Author's Copy" below her signature. A posthumous memoir by Peirce of his adventures in Australia in the 19th century. Peirce (1840-1919) was born in Medford, Mass., and arrived in Australia in 1860 as a sailor aboard the Oriental. He… Read more
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cover of Knocking About: Being Some Adventures of Augustus Baker Peirce in Australia

Knocking About: Being Some Adventures of Augustus Baker Peirce in Australia

by Peirce, Augustus Baker; Leatherbee, Mrs. Albert T. (editor); Brigham, Edwin Howard (introduction)

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Published
1924
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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New Haven: Yale University Press, 1924. 1st edition. A posthumous memoir by Augustus Baker Peirce of his travels and adventures in Australia in the 19th century. Peirce (1840-1919) was born in Medford, Mass., and arrived in Australia as a sailor aboard the Oriental in 1860. He deserted ship and swam ashore, embarking on a series of remarkable exploits over many… Read more
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cover of Yong Shik and the Old Grandmother: Sighting Seoul (SIGNED)

Yong Shik and the Old Grandmother: Sighting Seoul (SIGNED)

by Berrean, Sally

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Published
1966
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Good
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1st Edition
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Seoul, Korea: Self-published, 1966. 1st edition. Signed by the author in ink on the title page. 80 pp. Oblong hardcover. 10.5 by 7.75 inches. Good condition with some wear and bumping at the corners and spine ends. No dust jacket. The story of a friendship between a young South Korean boy and an older American woman. Written for younger readers… Read more
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cover of The Land of the Great Image: Being Experiences of Friar Manrique in Arakan

The Land of the Great Image: Being Experiences of Friar Manrique in Arakan

by Collis, Maurice

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Published
1945
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London: Faber and Faber Limited, (1945.) Third impression. Historical narrative based on the 17th century travels of a Portugese Catholic priest in Arakan, then an independent kingdom on the Bay of Bengal (later part of Burma / Myanmar.) 259 pages, index. B&W illustrations, plans, and a fold-out map, index. 8vo hardcover. VG in Good dust jacket (some chipping and closed… Read more
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cover of On the Dragon's Back: Impressions of Hoi An (SIGNED)

On the Dragon's Back: Impressions of Hoi An (SIGNED)

by Kemp, Hans

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Published
2000
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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9789628563722
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(Hong Kong: A Visionary World Ltd., 2000.) 1st edition. SIGNED and inscribed by the author. A beautiful book on the coastal town of Hoi An, a UNESCO World Heritage site in southern Vietnam. Photographs and accompanying text by the acclaimed Dutch photographer Hans Kemp, a resident of Vietnam who has spent most of his career living and working in Asia.… Read more
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cover of How to See Boston: A Trustworthy Guidebook

How to See Boston: A Trustworthy Guidebook

by King, Moses

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Published
1895
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Good
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Boston: Moses King, 1895. Complete with large folding map. A guide for visitors to Boston in the late 19th century. With 250 illustrations, maps and plans, including the colored folding map of the city. Numerous B&W photos of architecture and streetscapes. Detailed text on Boston's history, its businesses, parks, public buildings, landmarks, principal attractions, and much more. 288 pp. Paperbound,… Read more
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cover of The Yeats Country: A guide to places in the west of Ireland associated with the life and writings of William Butler Yeats.

The Yeats Country: A guide to places in the west of Ireland associated with the life and writings of William Butler Yeats.

by Kirby, Sheelah

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Published
1962
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1st Edition
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Dublin: Dolmen Press, (1962.) 1st edition. Historical introduction; material on Sligo and Yeats; Thoor Ballylee and the houses of his friends; place names related to his poems and plays; index of places. Illustrated by drawings throughout the text, map endpapers of Sligo and vicinity, street plan of Sligo town, and map of friends' houses. 47 pp. 8vo pictorial hardcover in… Read more
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cover of PARIS (Les Guides Bleus series)

PARIS (Les Guides Bleus series)

by Monmarche, George (ed.)

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Published
1948
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Paris: Hachette, 1948. A post-war guide to Paris and its attractions. All text is in French. Well-illustrated with maps and plans, including a "Plan de Paris en Quartre Bandes" comprised of four long, color pull-out sections. Two smaller folding color maps: Cimetiere de Pere-Lachaise and Plan D'Ensemble du Métropolitain. xcix, 603 pages with index. Blue clothbound hardcover. 12mo, about… Read more
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cover of I Presume: Stanley’s Triumph and Disaster

I Presume: Stanley’s Triumph and Disaster

by Anstruther, Ian

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Published
1956
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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London: Geoffrey Bles, 1956. 1st edition. A biography of Sir Henry Morton Stanley (1841-1904), British journalist and Africa explorer who led the expedition to find Scottish missionary David Livingstone. Stanley created an enduring catch phrase in 1871 and became the butt of constant jokes for his famous greeting, "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?" This book focuses on how the public ridicule… Read more
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cover of South to Cadiz

South to Cadiz

by Tomlinson, H.M. [Henry Major]

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Published
1934
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1st Edition
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NY: Harper & Brothers, 1934. 1st American edition. A narrative of travels and adventures during a holiday in Spain. 195 pp. 8vo clothbound hardcover. VG/VG with moderate wear/tear to the price-clipped dust jacket. Small prior owner bookplate. Sound binding. Jacket protected by a clear archival cover.
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cover of Midnight to the North: The Untold Story of the Woman Who Saved the Polaris Expedition

Midnight to the North: The Untold Story of the Woman Who Saved the Polaris Expedition

by Nickerson, Sheila

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Published
2002
Condition
Fine
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1st Edition
ISBN
9781585421336
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NY: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam (2002). 1st edition. 8vo hardcover in dust jacket. Previously untold story from the 1871-1873 Polaris Expedition, one of the strangest tragedies in the history of Arctic exploration. Small remainder mark bottom page edge. Fine/Fine otherwise in a clear archival cover.
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