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cover of THE DAYSPRING" -- GROUP OF FOUR (4) ISSUES:  VOL. I, NO. 4;  VOL. II, NO. 1;  VOL. II, NO. 2;  VOL. 2, NO. 7.  APRIL, 1842-JULY, 1843 passim

THE DAYSPRING" -- GROUP OF FOUR (4) ISSUES: VOL. I, NO. 4; VOL. II, NO. 1; VOL. II, NO. 2; VOL. 2, NO. 7. APRIL, 1842-JULY, 1843 passim

by American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions

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1843
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Boston: Crocker and Brewster, 1843. First Editions. Very Good. Articles in these issues include: Choctaw Indians; African Civilization and Manufactures; Female Seminary at Wailuku, Sandwich Islands; A Tamul Girl's Account of Her Conversion; North American Indians; A New Theory on the Origin of White and Black Men; Horrid Cannibalism; Mission… Read more
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cover of A DESCRIPTION OF ENGLAND AND WALES.  Containing a particular Account of each County, with its Antiquities, Curiosities, Situation, Figure, Extent, Climate, Rivers, Lakes, Mineral Waters, Soils, Fossils, Caverns, Plants and Minerals, Agriculture, Civil and Ecclesiastical Divisions, Cities, Towns, Palaces, Seats, Corporations, Markets, Fairs, Manufactures, Trade, Sieges, Battles, and the Lives of illustrious Men each County has produced, Embellished with two hundred and forty Copper Plates, of Palaces, Castles, Cathedrals;  the Ruins of Roman and Saxon Buildings;  and of Abbeys, Monasteries,  and other Religious Houses.  Besides a Variety of Cuts of Urns, Inscriptions, and other Antiquities

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London: Printed for Newbery and Carnan, 1770. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Set of 10 volumes, octavo; complete with 240 copper plates and vignettes in the text. Bound in contemporary calf, green and red spine labels, gilt rules, decorations and lettering. Edges of several boards lightly rubbed. 7" x 4" This is quite an… Read more
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cover of THE YELLOW OCTAGON GUIDE:  A HANDBOOK FOR MOTORISTS--NEW ENGLAND, 1928

THE YELLOW OCTAGON GUIDE: A HANDBOOK FOR MOTORISTS--NEW ENGLAND, 1928

by Approved Wayside Stations

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Published
1928
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First Edition
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Springfield, Massachusetts: Approved Wayside Stations, Inc, 1928. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 24pp; two double-page maps. This is a directory of selected inns, tea rooms, lunches, camps, and tourist houses. Bound in illustrated self-wrappers, 9" x 8", vertical fold as issued. Light soiling to cover. [OCLC records only the Newberry Library holding of this… Read more
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cover of SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

by California / Union Pacific System

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Published
1924
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Chicago: Union Pacific R.R. Co, 1924. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. 32pp; illustrated throughout text from photographs, map on final page. Bound in printed self-wrappers, removed from a nonce volume, spine reinforced with archival paper, 8.75" x 5.75" Includes many side trips accessible by automobile. The photos highlight recreation in southern California: golfing, horseback… Read more
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cover of SPECIAL WEEK DAY CONNECTICUT TOURS ... 200 MILE LAND-WATER CRUISE - TRAIN TO PORT JEFFERSON, L.I. - CRUISE ACROSS LONG ISLAND SOUND...

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Jamaica, NY: Long Island Rail Road, 1969. First Edition. Fine. Broadside, printed in green on yellow stock. Describes the trip aboard the ferry boat "Martha's Vineyard"; bus tour including Branford Trolley Museum, Yale University, Booth Memorial Park; dinner at Elk's Restaurant, Port Jefferson; train schedule; small photo of ferry boat; etc. … Read more
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cover of CALIFORNIA AND ARIZONA HOTEL RATES ARE REASONABLE

CALIFORNIA AND ARIZONA HOTEL RATES ARE REASONABLE

by California / Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway

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Published
1931
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Fine
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San Francisco: AT&SF Railway, 1931. First Edition. Softcover. Fine. 28pp; 38 views from photographs. Contains hotel rates in many different cities. Typically, $1.50 in Bakersfield ($2.00 with bath), and $8.00 in Beverly Hills ($6.00 with bath). Includes views of various hotels. Bound in pictorial self-wrappers, 8" x 4". Laid in is a… Read more
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cover of UTAH, THE TOURISTS' GUIDE [cover title]:  ITS PEOPLE, RESOURCES, ATTRACTIONS AND INSTITUTIONS [with palm card]

UTAH, THE TOURISTS' GUIDE [cover title]: ITS PEOPLE, RESOURCES, ATTRACTIONS AND INSTITUTIONS [with palm card]

by Utah

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Published
1916
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First Edition
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Salt Lake City: Bureau of Information, 1916. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. (96)pp; frontispiece and text illustrations from photographs. Bound in color-pictorial wrappers, 7" x 4.5". Laid in is a palm card showing Temple Block on the recto, with LDS Articles of Faith on the verso, and an invitation: "Should you wish any further… Read more
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cover of ROUND THE WORLD VIA THE ORIENT AND EUROPE

ROUND THE WORLD VIA THE ORIENT AND EUROPE

by Dollar Steamship Line

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Published
1927
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First Edition
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San Francisco: Dollar Steamship Line, 1927. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good. (24)pp; illustrations from photographs throughout. Bound in color-pictorial wrappers, 9" x 8" Embark from Los Angeles or San Francisco. Ports of call: Honolulu; Tokyo; Kobo; Kyoto; Shanghai; Peking; Canton; Macao; Manila; Singapore; Java;… Read more
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cover of THE RIVIERA, OR THE COAST FROM MARSEILLES TO LEGHORN, INCLUDING THE INTERIOR TOWNS OF CARRARA, LUCCA, PISA, AND PISTOIA.   With Fifteen Maps and Nine Plans.  Fourteenth Edition

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London: Adam & Charles Black, 1905. Hardcover. Very Good. pp: xvi, 182 with index, (8) publisher's ads, (2)Cycling on the Riviera, (5)Sea & Rail Routes from London to France, Switzerland, Italy, and the Riviera; 8 plates from photographs, 15 folding maps printed in black and green, 9 sketch maps and plans. Bound in blue cloth, decorated… Read more
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cover of TRAVEL AND DESCRIPTION, 1765-1865:  Together with a List of County Histories, Atlases, and Biographical Collections

TRAVEL AND DESCRIPTION, 1765-1865: Together with a List of County Histories, Atlases, and Biographical Collections

by Illinois / Buck, Solon Justus

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Published
1971
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Fine
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Second Edition
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9780833704115
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NY: Burt Franklin, 1971. Second Edition. Hardcover. Fine. pp: xi, 514, extensive index. Bound in green cloth, gilt lettering on spine. 8.25" x 5.25" First published in 1914, this remains the standard bibliography of books, pamphlets and ephemera regarding travels in the Illinois Territory.
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cover of LANDSCAPE IN AMERICAN GUIDES AND VIEW BOOKS:  Visual History of Touring and Travel

LANDSCAPE IN AMERICAN GUIDES AND VIEW BOOKS: Visual History of Touring and Travel

by Gottfried, Herbert

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Published
2014
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Fine
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First paperback edition
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9781498500159
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Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 2014. First paperback edition. Softcover. Fine. pp: ix, 145 with index; illustrations in the text. Bound in pictorial glazed wrappers. 9" x 6"
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cover of SCENERY OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND IN AQUATINT AND LITHOGRAPHY, 1770-1860, FROM THE LIBRARY OF J.R. ABBEY

SCENERY OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND IN AQUATINT AND LITHOGRAPHY, 1770-1860, FROM THE LIBRARY OF J.R. ABBEY

by Abbey, J.R.

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Published
1991
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Fine
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Reprint
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9781556601309
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San Francisco: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, 1991. Reprint. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. pp: xx, 399; frontispiece in color, 34 collotype plates and 54 text illustrations in black & white. Bound in red leatherette, gilt-stamped spine, decorated dust wrapper. 12.5" X 9"
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cover of FRENCH TRAVELLERS IN THE UNITED STATES, 1765-1932:  A Bibliography...with Supplement by Samuel J. Marino...

FRENCH TRAVELLERS IN THE UNITED STATES, 1765-1932: A Bibliography...with Supplement by Samuel J. Marino...

by Monaghan, Frank

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Published
1961
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Fine
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First edition thus
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New York: Antiquarian Press Ltd, 1961. First edition thus. Hardcover. Fine. pp: xxii, 130 with index; 10 black-and-white plates. Bound in blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine. 10" x 7" Edition limited to 750 copies.
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cover of TRAVELS IN THE CONFEDERATE STATES:  A Bibliography

TRAVELS IN THE CONFEDERATE STATES: A Bibliography

by Coulter, E. Merton

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Published
1948
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Norman / Wendell, NC: Univ of Oklahoma Press / Broadfoot, 1948. Reprint. Hardcover. Fine. pp: xiv, 289 with index. Bound in gray cloth, blue block and gilt lettering on spine. 9.25" x 6" Contains 492 fully annotated entries.
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cover of EARLY MIDWESTERN TRAVEL NARRATIVES:  An Annotated Bibliography, 1634-1850

EARLY MIDWESTERN TRAVEL NARRATIVES: An Annotated Bibliography, 1634-1850

by Hubach, Robert R.

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Published
1998
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Fine
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Second printing
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9780814328095
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Detroit: Wayne State Univ Press, 1998. Second printing. Hardcover. Fine. pp: xii, 149 with index, (2) publisher's ads. Bound in pictorial blue cloth, copper lettering on spine and cover. 11.25" x 8.5" First publshed in 1961, and here reissued with a foreword by John C. Dann, Director of the Clements Library.
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cover of THE GREAT TRAVELERS:  A Collection of Firsthand Narratives of Wayfarers, Wanderers and Explorers in All Parts of the World from 450 B.C. to the Present

THE GREAT TRAVELERS: A Collection of Firsthand Narratives of Wayfarers, Wanderers and Explorers in All Parts of the World from 450 B.C. to the Present

by Rugoff, Milton, editor

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Published
1960
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1960. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Two volumes. pp: xxii, 486; xi, 489-984, (1) About the Editor; 128 illustrations, folded map laid in as issued. Bound in cloth-backed boards, top edges stained gray, spine gilt dull as usual. 9.5" x 6"
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cover of HAND-COLORED STEREOSCOPIC VIEW,  CRYSTAL PALACE:  THE GREAT PALM AND NINEVEH COURT.  Tropical Department

HAND-COLORED STEREOSCOPIC VIEW, CRYSTAL PALACE: THE GREAT PALM AND NINEVEH COURT. Tropical Department

by England, London

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Published
1850
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Very Good
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Original photograph
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s.l.: s.n., 1850. Original photograph. Very Good. Two sepiatone images (3.5" x 3..25"), colored by hand, mounted side by side on white card stock, 4" x 7"
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cover of THIRD ANNUAL GEOLOGICAL EXPEDITION INTO SOUTHERN MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA.; (From the Johns Hopkins University Circulars, No. 81.)

THIRD ANNUAL GEOLOGICAL EXPEDITION INTO SOUTHERN MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA.; (From the Johns Hopkins University Circulars, No. 81.)

by Clark, William B.

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Published
1890
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First Separate Edition
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Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University, 1890. First Separate Edition. Softcover. Good. (7)pp. Original printed wrappers. Removed from a pamphlet binder, spine reinforced with cloth. 9.75" x 6". Deaccessioned by the Museum of Comparative Zoology (withdrawn, clear title confirmed). "Proceeding by rail to Alexandria, Va., where arrangements had been made for a vessel of suitable size… Read more
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cover of A VACATION EXCURSION FROM MASSACHUSETTS BAY TO PUGET SOUND.  By O.R.

A VACATION EXCURSION FROM MASSACHUSETTS BAY TO PUGET SOUND. By O.R.

by O.R. (Rand, Olive)

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Published
1884
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First Edition
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Manchester, N.H.: Press of John B. Clarke, 1884. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine. 203pp; frontispiece view of Mount Hood. Bound in brown cloth, decorated in black and gilt. 7.5" x 4.75" [Joyce, Personal Writings by Women, 3789.] Contents [taken from WorldCat]: Chapter I. First notes --At Chicago --Chapter II. From Chicago to Pueblo --Pueblo… Read more
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cover of THE LAKE REGIONS OF CENTRAL AFRICA.  Compiled and Arranged by Bayard Taylor.  With Map and Numerous Illustrations.; Illustrated Library of Travel, Exploration & Adventure

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New York: Scribner, Armstrong & Co, 1873. First US Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. pp: vii, 397, (7) publisher's ads; foldout map, 30 plates on text stock. Bound in decorated brown cloth, stamped gilt and black, blue endpapers. 7.5" x 5". Bright, near fine.
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