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Tales Of a Female Nomad

Tales Of a Female Nomad

by Rita Golden Gelman

Rita Golden Gelman is the author of more than seventy children’s books, including More Spaghetti, I Say!, a staple in every first-grade classroom. As a nomad, Rita has no permanent address. Her most recent encampments have been in Mexico and New York City.
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Butkus,Flesh & Blood,How I Played the Game

by Dick and Pat Smith Butkus

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Video Night in Kathmandu

Video Night in Kathmandu

by Pico Iyer

Vintage, New York. 2nd trade paperback printing. Condition: Good plus, edge wear and corner bumps, light nicks at edges and spine.Mohawk hair-cuts in Bali, yuppies in Hong Kong and Rambo rip-offs in the movie houses of Bombay are just a few of the jarring images that Iyer brings back from the Far East.
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CA$4.95
Unrolling the Map: Exploration of the Earth from 2750 B. C. to the Space  Age

Unrolling the Map: Exploration of the Earth from 2750 B. C. to the Space Age

by Outhwaite, Leonard

New York: John Day Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1972. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Introduction by Walter Wood. Ship drawings by Gordon Grant. Inscribed in black fountain pen to author James C. Humes, "For Dianne and Jamie Humes with best wishes for a Merry Christmas and Happy Century. Lucille and Len. Beachmound, Newport, Dec. 10, '72." A bump to the bottom corner, and age toning to the front board. Chipping and scattered tears to the dust jacket. Publisher's price of... Read more
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$31.00
The Countryside Companion

The Countryside Companion

by Vaughan-Thomas, Wynford

London, England: Bloomsbury Books / Godfrey Cave Associates, 1992. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 224pp w index. Illustrated throughout w colour and bw photographs. Photo illustrated endpapers (bw). Colour photo illustrated boards are clean and without wear. Binding square and sound. Colour photo illustrated DJ - identical to boards - is clean and without wear.
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CA$17.00
A Journey with Elsa Cloud

A Journey with Elsa Cloud

by Hadley, Leila (Author)

New York, New York: Books & Co. / Turtle Point, 1997. Hardcover. Good/Good. Used Book: Hard Cover Mild shelf wear to edges and corners of dust jacket, cover and spine. Back bottom edge of dust jacket has some staining from a liquid, but does not distort shape. Binding remains tight and pages are mostly clean and unbent. Good used reading condition.
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$12.50
The Snows of Yesteryear: J. Norman Collie, Mountaineer

The Snows of Yesteryear: J. Norman Collie, Mountaineer

by Taylor, William C

Toronto, ON, Canada: Holt, Rinehart and Winston of Canada, Limited, 1973. First Canadian Edition 1st Printing. Cloth. Very Good +/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 185pp w appendix and bibliography. Illustrated w historical bw photographs. Khaki weave paper-over-boards showing light shelf wear to bottom edges. Binding square and sound. Photo illustrated DJ is clean showing moderate wear, preserved now in archival cover. Octavo. Through the use of Collie's personal... Read more
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CA$17.00
Kulturlandschaft Sachsen

Kulturlandschaft Sachsen

by Pleticha, Heinrich

Freiburg, Germany: Herder-Buchgemeinde, 1992. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Muller, Wolfgang (photography). 198pp. Illustrated throughout w colour photography and historical prints. Maroon paper-over-boards w gold lettering on spine. No wear to covers or spine. Binding square and sound. Colour photo illustrated DJ clean and without wear; preserved in archival cover. Quarto. German language text on the culture and landscape of the Saxony region of Germany.... Read more
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CA$22.00
For Love of the British Isles: Anglophile Diaries Through the Decades (signed)

For Love of the British Isles: Anglophile Diaries Through the Decades (signed)

by Pendergrast, Nan Schwab w/photographs by Britt Pendergrast

Nature's Face Publications, 2015 1st ed. SIGNED on title p. by both author & photographer. 153pp. illus. paperback 8vo: Fine.
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$45.00
A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

by Bird, Isabella L. (Author); Boorstin, Daniel J. (Introduction By)

Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1960. Softcover. Very Good/No Jacket. Used Book: Trade Paperback Very light shelf wear to edges and corners of cover and spine. Binding remains tight and pages are clean and unbent. Very good used reading condition.
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$8.00
The 10 Best of Everything: An Ultimate Guide for Travelers

The 10 Best of Everything: An Ultimate Guide for Travelers

by Nathaniel Lande and Andrew Lande

National Geographic Society, Washington, DC, 2012. 3rd edition. Condition: Very good plus, light edge wear and corner bumps, light nicks at spine ends. This is a heavy book which may require extra postage.This guide offers a wealth of information for travellers, offering specific recommendations from experienced globetrotters on how to get the best from every trip and includes ten best lists in over 60 categories with descriptions of each entry from best places to best sporting events.
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CA$8.95
Fresh-Air Fiend: Travel Writings 1985-2000

Fresh-Air Fiend: Travel Writings 1985-2000

by Paul Theroux

McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, 2001. 2nd trade paperback printing. Condition: Near fine, light edge and corner wear.Whether it is trekking through the icy Maine woods, or journeying to a remote island in the South Pacific where the first atomic bombs were detonated, Theroux serves as both camera and the eye. This collection of essays and articles is the ultimate good read for anyone fascinated by travel.
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CA$9.95
Great Railway Bazaar

Great Railway Bazaar

by Paul Theroux

Ballantine, New York. 2nd paperback printing. Condition: Good, edge and corner wear, spine and corner creasing, store stamp on interior cover, well read.First published in 1975, Paul Theroux's strange, unique, and hugely entertaining railway odyssey has become a modern classic of travel literature. Here Theroux recounts his early adventures on an unusual grand continental tour. Asia's fabled trains -- the Orient Express, the Khyber Pass Local, the Frontier Mail, the Golden Arrow to Kuala Lumpur, the... Read more
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CA$2.95
Castle Hotels of Europe

Castle Hotels of Europe

by Robert P. Long

Condition: Very good, light edge wear and corner creases, spine has nicks and slight scuffmarks.Official guide to Europe's most unusual accommodations.
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CA$4.95
Hold the Enlightenment

Hold the Enlightenment

by Tim Cahill

Vintage, New York, 2003. First trade paperback edition. Condition: Near fine, very light edge and corner wear.In his latest collection of death-defying exploits and far-flung travels, Outside Magazine editor Tim Cahill visits the side of an active volcano in Ecuador, the Saharan salt mines and the largest toxic waste dump in the Western Hemisphere. He also ventures to find a Caspian tiger in Turkey and giant centipedes in the Congo. Cahill is one of the last great intrepid journalists, and his thirty... Read more
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CA$7.95
Letters by the Right Hon. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu.

Letters by the Right Hon. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu.

by Montagu, Lady Mary Wortley

John Long Ltd., London., 1923. Hardcover. Condition: fair to poor. Cover: Green board with gold gilt inlay, some damage to top of spine (see photo) minor frying to edges.
Binding: Good apart from pages 1-14 where it has become a little loose with age, handle with care.
Text/pages:
Some marks to inner cover large number 6, and a pencil price mark. minor. Gold gilt to top pages
Overall: A fair to poor volume, still very readable with care.
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£2.95
Tuscany in Mind

Tuscany in Mind

by Alice Leccese Powers (Editor)

Vintage Departures, New York. 2nd trade paperback printing. Condition: Very good plus, light edge and corner wear, spine crease and slight nicks.In her fourth literary travel companion, Alice Leccese Powers explores one of the most seductive regions of the world through more than two centuries of fiction, poetry, essays, letters, and memoirs by English-speaking visitors to northern Italy.The poet Shelley called Tuscany "a paradise of exiles"; it has long been a magnet for literary travelers and... Read more
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CA$6.95
The Best American Travel Writing: 2021 (The Best American Series)

The Best American Travel Writing: 2021 (The Best American Series)

by Lakshmi, Padma (Edited by)

New York, New York: Mariner / Houghton Mifflin. Softcover. New/No Jacket. New Book: Trade Paperback
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$19.00
A Wolverine Is Eating My Leg

A Wolverine Is Eating My Leg

by Tim Cahill

Vintage, New York. 4th trade paperback printing. Condition: Near fine, very light edge, spine, and corner wear.Tim Cahill "brings 'em back alive". Not only has he survived fantastic journeys through the Himalayan rapids, the Grand Terror of Montana, and Dian Fossey's forbidden zone, he writes about them, too. Fearless and hell-bent on destroying all obstacles in his path, Cahill takes us to places rarely seen and barely endured. All admonitions and warnings be damned: Tim Cahill dares us to follow him... Read more
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CA$4.95
Motor Odyssey in Europe and Africa

Motor Odyssey in Europe and Africa

by Cobb, Charles Bennett

New York: The McBride Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1952. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Signed and inscribed by Cobb, and dated 10/22/52. Brown woven cloth, lacking the dust jacket and frontispiece. Includes maps, and with drawings by Edward C. Caswell. All photos present, but the last two are misnumbered on the list of illustrations.; 145 pages; Signed by Author .
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$37.00
The Life and Times of a Country Peddler (inscribed)

The Life and Times of a Country Peddler (inscribed)

by Carter, Ira G

New York: Vantage Press, 1999. INSCRIBED on half-title p. by author. 117pp. paperback 8vo: Fine. A memoir by a traveling salesman for Proctor and Gamble in the rural South during the 1950s.
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$15.00
Hunza:  Adventures in a Land of Paradise

Hunza: Adventures in a Land of Paradise

by Tobe, John H

St. Catharines, ON, Canada: The Provoker Press, 1971. First Canadian Edition 5th or later Printing. Cloth. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. viii, 646pp w index. Seventeen indexed unpaginated bw archival photo plates. Illustrated cartographic endpapers. Red cloth w crisp black lettering on spine. No wear to covers or spine. Binding square and sound. No DJ. Octavo. Originally publihsed 1960, this is the fifth printing, stated.
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CA$17.00
The World of Water: Exploring the Sacramento Delta

The World of Water: Exploring the Sacramento Delta

by Gardner, Erle Stanley

New York: William Morrow & Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1965. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Inscribed by Gardner on the half-title page, "To Miriam Olsen with all best wishes. Yours, Erle Stanley Gardner." Olsen has written her name on the free endpaper. Corners bumped, and slight soiling to the dust jacket. Publisher's price of $5.00 on the front flap. ; Signed by Author .
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$139.00
Arctic Ordeal: The Journal of John Richardson Surgeon-Naturalist With Franklin 1820-1822

Arctic Ordeal: The Journal of John Richardson Surgeon-Naturalist With Franklin 1820-1822

by Houston, C. Stuart (ed)

Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press, 1984. First Canadian Edition . Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Hochbaum, H. Albert. xxxiii, 349pp w appendices, notes, bibliography and index. Eight indexed maps, nine indexed tables. In-text illustrations by H. Albert Hochbaum were each drawn on site while following the route of the explorers described in the journal. Light purple endpapers. Med blue cloth w crisp silver lettering on spine. No wear to covers... Read more
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CA$27.00
Neither Here Nor There: Travels in Europe

Neither Here Nor There: Travels in Europe

by Bill Bryson

Doubleday Canada, Toronto, 1998. 2nd trade paperback edition. Condition: Very good plus, light edge and corner wear.Bill Bryson's first travel book, The Lost Continent, was unanimously acclaimed as one of the funniest books in years. In Neither Here nor There he brings his unique brand of humour to bear on Europe as he shoulders his backpack, keeps a tight hold on his wallet, and journeys from Hammerfest, the northernmost town on the continent, to Istanbul on the cusp of Asia. Fluent in, oh, at least one... Read more
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CA$2.95
The Evergreen Country: A Memoir of Vietnam

The Evergreen Country: A Memoir of Vietnam

by Vuong-Riddick, Thuong

Regina, Saskatchewan: Hagios Press, 2007. First Canadian Edition . Soft cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 208pp. Colour photo illustrated wrapper is clean and without wear. Binding square and tight, not creased. Small damp stain on bottom edge of text block at tail. Small octavo: 22 x 13.5cm. Book appears unread.
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CA$19.00
Traveling With Teckla

Traveling With Teckla

by Siddall, Teckla

Carlton Press, Inc., 1969. Hardcover. Very Good/Good+. Used Book: Hard Cover 1/4" tear on foot of spine, back top corner, and back lower edge. 1/8" tear with some creasing on head of spine. Light rubbing to dustjacket.. Inscribed by author, dated May 12, 1969. Colors are bright on the jacket despite light rubbing. Pages are cl
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$83.50