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Through the Caucasus to the Volga
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Through the Caucasus to the Volga

By Nansen, Fridtjof

W. W. Norton & Company. Good. 1931. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Inscription to former owner from friends to first endpaper. Book is in Fine condition except for ink underlining on about ten pages. Otherwise, binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Profusely illustrated with 42 photographic plates printed on coated paper. These provide invaluable views of the geographic features and the local inhabitants noted by the author. First English printing. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. E2 .

$40.00

Thirty Years in the Golden North;
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Thirty Years in the Golden North;

By Welzl, Jan

The MacMillan Co. Near Fine. 1932. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Light wear to cover corners, light sunning to spine. Bright gilt titles on front cover and spine, red topstain. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Lacking the dust jacket. . Thirty years spent in and near the Arctic Circle. Folding map of the area is tipped in. Foreword by Karel Capek. An attractive copy. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 336 pages. D4 .

$25.00

Plain Tales of the North
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Plain Tales of the North

By Mallet, Thierry

Revillon Freres. Very Good+. 1925. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Spine is sunned, hinges are just starting to crack. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Fifty short tales of the Far North. Illustrated with line drawings. See also our listing for the companion book by Captain Mallet, Glimpses of the Barren Lands. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 136 pages. D4 .

$30.00

South America as I Saw It
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South America as I Saw It

By Blatchley, W.S.

The Nature Publishing Co. Near Fine. 1934. Hardcover. Bound in blue cloth with bright gilt titles to front cover and spine. Covers have minor scuffs and stains, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked, book appears unread. Includes a hand-drawn fold-out route map. . From 1894-1910 Willis Blatchley was State Geologist for Indiana. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 391 pages. D2 .

$25.00

Roving through Southern China, Illustrated with 171 Unusual Photographs by  the Author with a Map Showing His Route
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Roving through Southern China, Illustrated with 171 Unusual Photographs by the Author with a Map Showing His Route

By Franck, Harry A.

Century Co.. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. [1925]. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Bound in green cloth covered boards with illustrations on front cover and unfaded spine. Minor rubbing and wear to extremities of boards, a couple of small stains. Page ends are darkened, binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . The photographs in this travel book are stunning, 171 b/w photos on all aspects of civilization at that time (just after World War One). Authoritative text. This is the first edition, with no other printings mentioned on the copyright page, no date on title page. A solid, handsome copy. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. C2 .

$45.00

Indigenous Peoples: Living and Working Conditions of Aboriginal  Populations in Independent Countries
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Indigenous Peoples: Living and Working Conditions of Aboriginal Populations in Independent Countries

By International Labour Office

International Labour Office. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1953. 1st Edition. Hardcover. No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. Bound in gray buckram. . A major study of the living and working conditions of the indigenous peoples of the world, circa 1950. Includes 24 photographic plates, 49 tables, ten maps and extensive bibliographies. A beautiful copy. . Studies and Reports, New Series No. 35 Series. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 628 pages. C1 .

$40.00

The Oysters of Locmariaquer
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The Oysters of Locmariaquer

By Clark, Eleanor & Leonid

Pantheon Books. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1964. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Dust jacket has light edgewear, now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Book has no defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Appears unread. . A beautiful copy. Several full-page drawings by Leonid. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 203 pages. B1 .

$35.00

Leipzig
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Leipzig

By Babovic, Toma

Ellert + Richter Verlag. As New in As New dust jacket. 2005. Hardcover. No defects in book or dust jacket, Like New. This is a large coffee-table type book of 128 pages. . Profusely illustrated in full color. In German, French and English. Laid in is a folding map of Leipzig and a brochure describing St Thomas church. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. S7 .

$35.00

The Air-Conditioned Nightmare
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The Air-Conditioned Nightmare

By Miller, Henry

NY. NY: New Directions. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. 1945. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Hardcover. Jacket has several small chips and tears, 1/2" chip at head of spine, light soil and foxing to extremities and back panel of jacket, still attractive in mylar sleeve. Page ends of book are slightly spotted. Cheap wartime paper, Binding is tight, no corner bumps or marks to covers, pages are clean and unmarked. $3.50 price on dust jacket. . Miller returned to the United States after spending ten years in Europe. He spent three years traveling around the country, and wrote this critique of America, which consists of essays and stories. Illustrated with photographs; plates are tipped in. In the first issue dustwrapper with four book reviews and without Miller's photograph, A solid copy of the first printing with first state dust jacket. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. S2 .

$95.00

A Wanderer in Paris
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A Wanderer in Paris

By Lucas, E. V.

MacMillan. Near Fine. 1910. 1st Edition. 2nd Printing. Hardcover. First endpaper has a lcipped corner. Faint inscriptions to endpapers, no other defects. . Includes 16 color illustrationsr, 32 b&w plates of art works. Binding is tight, pages very clean. Navy boards are uniform In color, bright gilt titles on spine and front cover. A beautiful copy of the second printing, published a year after the first. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. S1 .

$25.00

The Forbidden City
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The Forbidden City

By Yin, Yang

China Travel and Tourism Press. As New with no dust jacket. 1998. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. Softcover. No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, binding is tight; book appears unread. . A beautiful glossy oversized softcover with stiff wraps, this book is in both the English and Chinese languages. The forbidden city is located in the center of Beijing and was the imperial palace of the Ming and Qing Dynasties, with a history of over 560 years. Beautifully illustrated in full color glossy pages. . Trade PB. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 92 pages. K0 .

$30.00

An Old Turnpike-Road: with Mere Mention of Some Persons and Places  Incident Thereto
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An Old Turnpike-Road: with Mere Mention of Some Persons and Places Incident Thereto

By Gossler, Jacob L.

NY. NY: Baker & Taylor Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1888. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Light blue and ivory vellum boards are lightly soiled, "Old Turnpike Road" has been hand-lettered on spine, which is also sunned, light wear to extremities. A bookplate has been only partially removed from the ffep. The pages are very nice, clean, tight and square. Top page ends are gilt, gilt titles on front cover, both a bit dulled. . Early book about the history of Pennsylvania along the Old Turnpike Road, from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 122 pages. M5 .

$80.00

South Africa At a Glance  2010-11:  History-Politics-Economy-Trade-Tourism-Statistics
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South Africa At a Glance 2010-11: History-Politics-Economy-Trade-Tourism-Statistics

By Editions, Inc.

Johannesburg. Johannesburg: Editions, Inc.. Near Fine. 2012. 16th Edition. Paperback. Scratch to top of front cover, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . A pocket-sized introduction to South Africa from several perspectives. Dimensions are 7" x 3.5", a fit for any pocket. Comprehensive, 210 pages. . Trade PB. 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 210 pages. L4 .

$21.50

A Handbook of Korea
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A Handbook of Korea

By Office Of Public Information, Republic Of Korea

Seoul, Korea. Seoul, Korea: Office of Public Information, Republic of Korea. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1956. 1st Edition. 2nd Printing. Hardcover. Bumped corners to red cloth covers, a few small spots to red cloth cover. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . An early handbook to South Korea, written just after the end of the Korean War (or Police Action, as it was known officially). A full treatment of (South) Korea, in all aspects, circa 1955. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 360 pages. L2 .

$21.50

A View of the World  Selected Journalism
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A View of the World Selected Journalism

By Lewis, Norman

Eland Books. Fine. 2005. Paperback. No defects. Book is As New. . 20 wonderful travel essays, in locations from around the world. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 310 pages. L2 .

$17.50

Serbian Culture through Centuries: Selected List of Recommended Reading
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Serbian Culture through Centuries: Selected List of Recommended Reading

By Janicijevic, Jovan

Belgrade. Belgrade: Yugoslav Authors' Agency. Good+. 1990. Pamphlet. Stapled booklet in which glossy paper covers are lightly worn and rubbed; top three inches of pages are rippled due to exposure to moisture. . Annotated bibliography in which each annotation is 100-300 words in length. Divided into subjects. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 77 pages. L2 .

$35.00

Paradise  Portraying the New Guinea Highlands
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Paradise Portraying the New Guinea Highlands

By O'Hanlon, Michael

British Museum Pubns Ltd. Near Fine. 1993. Paperback. Glossy card covers are a little rubbed, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . An exhibition catalog, with text and superb b/w and color photographs throughout. Printed on coated paper. A handsome copy. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 112 pages. K2 .

$35.00

O Congo Portugues E As Suas Riquezas [The Portuguese Congo and its Riches]  (Portuguese Edition)
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O Congo Portugues E As Suas Riquezas [The Portuguese Congo and its Riches] (Portuguese Edition)

By D'Almeida Mattos, Jose

Lisboa. Lisboa: Simoes, Marques, Santos & C.. Very Good. 1924. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Bound in blue pebbled cloth with black cloth to spine area. Spine label is red leather with bright gilt titles. Preface and title page are browned and foxed, remaining pages are lightly yellowed. Owner name penned to first endpaper. . This may be a rebinding of the paperback edition. Printed on rather poor quality paper, illustrated with photos. Large fold-out map of the area is attached at back. Text is in Portuguese. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 251 pages. D1 .

$45.00

In and out of Africa:  The Adventures of H. Rider Haggard : an Exhibition
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In and out of Africa: The Adventures of H. Rider Haggard : an Exhibition

By Sites, Kriston

Bloomington. Bloomington: Lilly Library, Indiana U.. Very Good+. 1995. 1st Edition. Softcover. Narrow strip along bottom edge of front cover and spine is faded, no other defects.. Pages are crisp, tight, unmarked; book appears unread. . An exhibition catalog of 71 items held by the Lilly Library related to H. Rider Haggard in Africa. A solid copy. . Lilly publication Series. Trade PB. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 74 pages. J5 .

$12.50

Water-Scarcity Patterns: Spatiotemporal Interdependencies between Water  Use and Water Availability in a Semi-Arid River Basin
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Water-Scarcity Patterns: Spatiotemporal Interdependencies between Water Use and Water Availability in a Semi-Arid River Basin

By Van Oel, Pieter

Enschede, The Netherlands. Enschede, The Netherlands: University of Twente. Near Fine. 2009. Softcover. A few dings, no other defects, appears unread. . This is a doctoral dissertation (proefschrift) completed at the University of Twente, Netherlands. Printed on coated paper. The area studies was in northeast Brazil. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 120 pages. J4 .

$80.00

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