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Pleasant Days in Pleasant Places

By Walford, Edward

London: Hardwicke & Bogue. Very Good with no dust jacket; Frontispiece and surrounding leaves lightly . foxed, boards rubbed, owner name on front flyleaf, one plate loose.. 1879. First Edition. Hardcover. Brown decorative cloth with gilt designs of castles and ruins on front boards and spine. Top edges gilt. x, 293 pp + 31 pp of publisher’s ads. One of the volumes in Bogue’s Half-Hour Volumes series in which Balliol College scholar gives accounts of various day trips throughout Great Britain. 15 plates and numerous other engravings throughout text. .

$30.00

National Geographic Magazine Volume XXXII July - December 1917

Washington DC: National Geographic Society. Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly rubbed.. 1918. Hardcover. Bound volume of six issues of National Geographic Magazine, July through December 1917. Many photos. Includes articles on rat pests, post-revolutionary Russia, the Italian and Alsace-Loraine fronts during World War I, historical famines, Mecca, the steel industry, Yemen and the khat trade, an article by Herbert Hoover (then-National Food Administrator) on the Food Armies of Liberty, WWI medicine supplies and shortages, US Public Health sanitation programs, U. S. Army training camps, Scottish farm animals, and a special flag issue with many color plates. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 550 pages .

$25.00

Travels with Charley: In Search of America

By Steinbeck, John

NY: Viking. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and slightly . toned.. 1962. Second Printing. Hardcover. Illustrated endpapers and jacket by Don "Corduroy" Freeman. Classic Steinbeck travel memoir. ; 246 pages .

$25.00

Afloat and Aflight in the Caribbean

By Freeman, Lewis R.

NY: Dodd, Mead & Co. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, spine faded, gift . inscription on front free endpaper.. 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. Navy cloth with gilt lettering on front boards and spine. viii, 456 pp. Many black and white photographs. Recounts the journalist and travel writer’s 1930-31 travels by airplane and boat through Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama, Costa Rica, Dominica, Colombia, Cuba, Jamaica, Honduras, and Florida. .

$20.00

Lodges in the Wilderness

By Scully, T. C.

NY: Henry Holt and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Foxing to all edges and endpapers, owner . name penciled on front free endpaper.. 1915. First American Edition. Hardcover. Navy cloth binding with titles stamped in gilt on spine. Four black and white plates by A. W. Standen. xiv, 252 pp. The author narrates his trips across the northern border of the Cape Colony (South Africa) during the 1890s, including scenes about oryx hunting, encounters with Bushmen, ostriches, gold miners, and tarantulas. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$45.00

Views A-Foot:  Or Europe Seen with Knapsack and Staff
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Views A-Foot: Or Europe Seen with Knapsack and Staff

By Taylor, Bayard

NY: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn at corners and spine.. 1900. Revised Edition; Later Printing. Hardcover. Decorative green cloth binding. Many engravings. Previous owner name (A. H Thayer) on front free endpaper. A revised, illustrated edition of this travel memoir first published in 1846. The Kennett Edition. New introduction by the author, who hiked around Europe in 1844-45 and notes that a two-year trip should cost a minimum of $472. ; 411 pages .

$25.00

The Tail of the Hemisphere:  Chile and Argentina
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The Tail of the Hemisphere: Chile and Argentina

By Carpenter, Frank G.

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, pages toned, jacket tattered.. 1923. Hardcover. Printed for The Chatauqua Institution as a volume in The Chatauqua Home Reading Service series. Brown cloth with titles and design stamped on front boards and spine in black. Many black and white photos. xiv, 298 pp, index, bibliography. One of the prolific travel writers volumes, in which Carpenter describes almost every square mile of the two southernmost republics, Chile and Argentina...You see the people, learn their history, marvel at the almost unbounded storehouse of their natural resources. (from front jacket panel). ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$25.00

Rambles Round London Town
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Rambles Round London Town

By Mateaux, C. L.

London: Cassell & Company, Ltd.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, foxing to endpapers, . slightly shaken, owner name on title page.. N.D.. Hardcover. Blue decorative cloth with gilt, red, and black design of London riverfront on front boards. All edges gilt. A collection of seven rambles, tours highlighting various London landmarks as the centerpieces of walking tours. Many lovely steel engravings. ; Home Chat Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages .

$30.00

Camera Trails in Africa
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Camera Trails in Africa

By Johnson, Martin

NY: Grosset & Dunlap. Good in Good dust jacket; Boards worn and dampstained, jacket tattered and . toned, owner name and inscription and light foxing on front endpapers.. 1924. Reprint. Hardcover. Green cloth binding. Several pages of photographs. The author and his wife, Osa Johnson, were renowned photographers and filmmakers, and wrote several books about their travels around the world, including this book about Kenya and other parts of East Africa. Striking color jacket art of panther. ; 342 pages .

$25.00

Everest:  Mountain Without Mercy
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Everest: Mountain Without Mercy

By Coburn, Broughton

Washington, DC: National Geographic Society. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1997. First Printing. Hardcover. 0792270142 . Signed by David Breashears on the half-title page with a notice from a presentation he gave tipped in on the front end paper. Color photographs, introduction by Tim Cahill, afterword by David Breashears, Everest records section, roster of the 1996 Everest Film Expedition team, and index. The story of the Everest Film Expedition team, led by world-class mountaineer and award-winning filmmaker David Breashears, where eight lives were lost In a terrifying two day span. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 256 pages; Signed by Notable Personage, Related .

$27.00

Out West:  An American Journey
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Out West: An American Journey

By Duncan, Dayton

NY: Viking. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Remainder mark on fore-edge, jacket . rubbed.. 1987. First Printing. Hardcover. 0670808229 . Quarter bound maroon cloth. xiv, 434 pages. Black and white photos, map, bibliography, and index. A retracing of the historic trail of Lewis and Clarks Voyage of Discovery focusing on western history and the current inhabitants of the area along the way. .

$10.00

The Journal of Madam Knight
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The Journal of Madam Knight

By Knight, Madam; Winship, George Parker

NY: Peter Smith. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards toned and worn. Endpapers toned.. 1935. Reprint. Hardcover. xiv, 72 pp. Folding map of 1702 New England and eastern New York at front. Navy cloth spine with floral patterned cloth sides. Printed paper spine label. Facsimile reprint of 1920 original publication of this 1702 manuscript. Madam Knight journeyed from Boston to New York in 1704 and provides an interesting account of colonial American life. .

$20.00

Mexico and Central America:  A Geographical Reader
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Mexico and Central America: A Geographical Reader

By Franck, Harry A.

Dansville, NY: F. A. Owen Publishing Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed, pages toned.. 1927. First Edition. Hardcover. Gray decorative cloth binding. Map endpapers. Many photos and illustrations. A review copy of this geography reader for grades 5-7 with publisher's slip laid in. ; Travels in Many Lands; 288 pages .

$20.00

Vacation Tramps in New England Highlands
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Vacation Tramps in New England Highlands

By Chamberlain, Allen

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, spine darkened.. 1919. First Edition. Hardcover. xii, 164 pp, photos, maps, illustrations. Green decorative cloth. .

$25.00

N by E
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N by E

By Kent, Rockwell

NY: Literary Guild. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards grubby, owner name on front free . endpaper.. 1930. Hardcover. xi, 281 pp. Decorative buckram with green compass design on front boards. 8 full-page and numerous other illustrations by the author. A record of his voyage to Greenland in 1929. .

$18.00

Time on Ice:  A Winter Voyage to Antarctica
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Time on Ice: A Winter Voyage to Antarctica

By Shapiro, Deborah; Bjelke, Rolf

Camden, ME: International Marine. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Slight dust spotting to page tops.. 1998. First Edition. Hardcover. 0070063990 . Light blue paper boards quarter bound in dark blue cloth with title stamped in silver on spine. Map, color photos, appendices, and glossary. A husband and wife team adventure from Sweden to the Antarctic Peninsula expressly to spend the winter there, frozen into an isolated anchorage. ; 290 pages .

$15.00

Picturesque New Zealand
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Picturesque New Zealand

By Gooding, Paul

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned, owner name on front flyleaf.. 1913. Hardcover. Green patterned cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Top edges gilt. Map endpapers. xv, 332 pp. Many photograph reproductions. A panoramic view of this far-flung outpost of the British Empire, including discussion of the nations thermal springs, Maori villages, caves, gorges, and visits with former cannibals who have become good neighbors. .

$30.00

Man-Eaters of Kumaon
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Man-Eaters of Kumaon

By Corbett, Jim

NY: Oxford University Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered, owner name on front . pastedown endpaper.. 1946. First American Edition. Hardcover. Introduction by Sir Maurice Hallett, preface by Lord Linlithgow. Glossary. Map endpapers. The adventurer and shikari (tiger hunter) author relates his experiences ridding the northern towns of India of man-eating tigers. Orange decorative cloth. xix, 235 pp.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$20.00

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"Racundra's" First Cruise Second Series

By Ransome, Arthur

London: Jonathan Cape. Very Good with no dust jacket; Waterstains to front cover.. 1927. Reprint. Hardcover. One of the titles in The Travellers' Library, a reprint series published by Jonathan Cape in the 1920s. Blue cloth with titles and gilt design of a satyr with walking stick and urn full of a decorative fruit arrangement stamped on spine. Lists of Travellers' Library titles at rear. #65 in series. Maps. A narrative of the author's yacht journey around the coasts of Latvia, Estonia, and Finland. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 224 pages .

$20.00

Venice:  Its History, Art, Industries and Modern Life
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Venice: Its History, Art, Industries and Modern Life

By Yriarte, Charles

Philadelphia: Henry T. Coates And Co.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket sunned and water-spotted, paper . label on slipcase sunned and chipped, slit at center of front hinge.. N.D.. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth binding with elaborate gilt decoration on front boards. Top edges gilt. Many photogravures. Index, folding map at rear. Housed in red cloth slipcase. Translated from the French by F. J. Sitwell. Circa 1890s. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 449 pages .

$30.00

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