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Akisato Ritō

Akisato Ritō's Miyako meisho zue (都 名所 圖會; An Illustrated Guide to the Capital) by RITO, Akizato

1786 KYOTO Travel Guide Scenic Picture Edo JAPAN Japanese Illustrated Woodblock An exceedingly rare, 18th century set of woodblo...

$5,500.00
[Manuscript travel guide to Egypt].[France?, 1850s]. With 17 pages of text written with pen and ink in French and 4 pages of annotations in pencil. Unbound, pages later inexpertly sewn together.

[Manuscript travel guide to Egypt].[France?, 1850s]. With 17 pages of text written with pen and ink in French and 4 pages of annotations in pencil. Unbound, pages later inexpertly sewn together. by [TOUSTAIN-RICHEBOURG, Henri de]

For the author: Frère, Manuel du bibliographe normand I, p. 572; Frondeville, Les conseillers du Parlement de Normandie au sei...

€1,950.00
The Alta California Pacific Coast and Trans Continental Rail Road Guide

The Alta California Pacific Coast and Trans Continental Rail Road Guide by Fergusson, J. C. (Editor and Manager)

San Francisco: Fred MacCrellish & Co., 1871. First Edition. Original cloth. Good. Octavo (7 x 5 1/2 inches) [xii], 293 [3] pag...

$950.00
SWITZERLAND Illustrated n a Series of Views Taken Expressly for This Work By WH. Bartlett

SWITZERLAND Illustrated n a Series of Views Taken Expressly for This Work By WH. Bartlett by Beattie, William

London: George Virtue, 1836. Quarto. In two volumes, engraved vignette titles and regular title pages, 188pp., 152pp.,folding m...

$850.00
With Scott : the silver lining

With Scott : the silver lining by TAYLOR, Thomas Griffith

1916 1st ed Arctic VOYAGES Taylor With Scott Terra Nova Expedition Antarctica Thomas Griffith Taylor was an early 20th-century ...

$750.00
Russland [Russia]; Handbuch für Reisende

Russland [Russia]; Handbuch für Reisende by BAEDEKER, Karl

Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, Publisher, 1897. Cloth. Near Fine+. Fourth Edition. lii, 458pp, with 14 maps, 18 plans, and 4 floor pl...

$665.00
Iusti Lipsii Admiranda, siue, De magnitudine romana libri quattuor

Iusti Lipsii Admiranda, siue, De magnitudine romana libri quattuor by LIPSIUS, Justus

1598 RARE Lipsius Admiranda History of ROME Italy Travel Guide & Roman Glory Justus Lipsius was an important 16th-century Flemi...

$599.00
Fabriken- und Manufacturen- Address-Lexicon von Teutschland und einigen angränzenden Ländern: Zweyter Theil Enthaltend das Verzeichniss der Fabrik- und Manufactur-Orte dieser Länder, mit Anzeige der Waaren, die daselbst verfertigt werden

Fabriken- und Manufacturen- Address-Lexicon von Teutschland und einigen angränzenden Ländern: Zweyter Theil Enthaltend das Verzeichniss der Fabrik- und Manufactur-Orte dieser Länder, mit Anzeige der Waaren, die daselbst verfertigt werden by Gädicke, Johann Christian

Weimar: Gebrüdern Gädicke, 1799. Hardcover. Good. [2], vii, [1], 514 p., 1 folded leaf with a table on each side; 21...

$541.00
Historical Sketch Book and Guide to New Orleans and Environs.

Historical Sketch Book and Guide to New Orleans and Environs. by New Orleans,

hardback. Fair. Illustrated. NY (Will H.Coleman) 1885. Limp cloth. A fair copy - but lacking the map. A scarce title anyhow. ...

$500.00
Respublica et status imperii Romano-Germanici.

Respublica et status imperii Romano-Germanici. by ELZEVIER

1634 Respublica Holy Roman Empire Germany Charlemagne Ferdinand II Elzevier The famed Lyon publisher Elzevier published a serie...

$499.00
Baedekers…

Baedekers… by BAEDEKER, Karl

1897 Baedeker German Travel Guides London Switzerland Norway Bavaria MAPS 6v Karl Baedeker's 19th-century travel guides are oft...

$499.00
[Sinai] Palestine and Syria; Handbook for Travellers

[Sinai] Palestine and Syria; Handbook for Travellers by BAEDEKER, Karl

Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, Publisher, 1898. Cloth. Near Fine. Third Edition, revised and augmented (the Peninsula of Sinai is new...

$465.00



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