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TURRETS, TOWERS, AND TEMPLES The Great Buildings of the World, As Seen and Described by Famous Writers

By: Singleton, Esther [editor]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1899

Order Number: 17480

Condition: Very Good+


Former owner's name on front endpaper ; Olive cloth boardw with gilt lettering and large gilt floral design. Top edge gilt. A journey around the world with numerous outstanding early photographs ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 317 pages View more info

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JOHN L. STODDARD'S LECTURES [10 VOLUME SET, SIGNED] Stoddard Edition, Limited to 500 Copies

By: Stoddard, John L.

Price: $3,000.00

Publisher: Boston, Balch Brothers Co.: 1898

Edition: Limited Edition

Order Number: 6327

Condition: Near Fine


Extremely light rubbing to marbled bottom edge; The nicest and most exclusive edition of this classic is as rare as it gets - especially in this condition. The boards are in 1/2 green leather with linear gilt design. Top edge gilt. Spine with five raised bands, gilt linear design and gilt spine lettering. Bound also in beautiful green marbled design and matching endpapers. This set is # 8 of 500 and nicely SIGNED with black ink by Stoddard on the page facing half-title. Frontispiece is a beautiful tissue-guarded etching followed by a photographure portrait of Stoddard. The 10 volumes are profu... View more info

ODD BITS OF TRAVEL WITH BRUSH AND CAMERA

By: Taylor, Charles M

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, George W Jacobs & Co: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 3244

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly sunned. Very minor foxing to first couple of pages; B&W Photographs; 12mo; 358 pages View more info

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NOTES OF A JOURNEY FROM CORNHILL TO GRAND CAIRO By Way of Lisbon, Athens, Constantinople, and Jerusalem: Performed in the Steamers of the Peninsular and Oriental Company

By: Titmarsh, Michael Angelo [William Makepeace Thackeray]

Price: $395.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall, Ltd.: 1846

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 974

Condition: Good+


Boards worn and a bit slanted. Outer hinges weak. Spine ends frayed. Hinges weak. Color frontispiece brittle - not affecting printed area. ; Lithograph; 8vo; xiv, 301, 16 pages View more info

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EAST TO WEST A Journey Round the World

By: Toynbee, Arnold J.

Price: $27.37

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1958

Order Number: 14044

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Faded price clipped DJ shows wear & chipping with small open tears; A seventeen month journey round the world collected from articles written en route; 8vo; 243 pages View more info

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EAST TO WEST A Journey Round the World

By: Toynbee, Arnold J.

Price: $30.96

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1958

Order Number: 14739

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear to DJ ; A seventeen month journey round the world collected from articles written en route. fold out map illustrating the ports of call; 8vo; 243 pages View more info

DAYS OF OUR YEARS

By: Van Paassen, Pierre

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Hillman-Curl, Inc.: 1940

Order Number: 3188

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's name stamped in front endpaper; Nice endpapers with pictorial colored maps. Autobiography of a Dutch-born, American journalist. Describes his coverage of, Mussolini's Italy, the Spanish Civil War, French African colonial outposts, the Italian invasion of Ethiopia, Jewish settlements in Palestine ; 8vo; 520 pages View more info

DAYS OF OUR YEARS

By: Van Paassen, Pierre

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Hillman-Curl, Inc.: 1939

Order Number: 14694

Condition: Very Good+


Front hinge well started, showing webbing; Author van Paassen recalls his odyssey from Europe through Africa and into the Middle East ; 8vo; 520 pages View more info

DAYS OF OUR YEARS

By: Van Paassen, Pierre

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Hillman-Curl, Inc.: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 14928

Condition: Very Good+


Binding loose toward back of book showing webbing. Bookplate to front pastedown; Endpapers with pictorial colored maps. Autobiography of a Dutch-born, American journalist. Describes his coverage of Mussolini's Italy, the Spanish Civil War, French African colonial outposts, the Italian invasion of Ethiopia, Jewish settlements in Palestine, and more ; 8vo; 520 pages View more info

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HOT COUNTRIES

By: Waugh, Alec

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Literary Guild: 1930

Order Number: 18172

Condition: Very Good-


Boards with moderate wear to extremities. Spine lettering a bit faded. Bookplate ; Illustrated by woodcuts of Lynd Ward. Includes: Tahiti, Martinique, Siam, Ceylon, New Hebrides, Black Republic; Woodcuts; 8vo; 304 pages View more info

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HOT COUNTRIES

By: Waugh, Alec

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Literary Guild: 1930

Order Number: 19015

Condition: Very Good-


Boards lightly worn. Light fraying to spine ends. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. Hinges weakening; Illustrated by woodcuts of Lynd Ward. Includes: Tahiti, Martinique, Siam, Ceylon, New Hebrides, Black Republic; Woodcuts; 8vo; 304 pages View more info

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LAST AT THE FAIR A Book of Travel

By: Weil, Tom

Price: $20.17

Publisher: New York, Hippocrene Books: 1986

Order Number: 8681

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight sunning and light wear to DJ; Six essays covering some of the most remote areas of the globe, including Easter Island and Mt. Athos; 8vo; 238 pages View more info

RAMBLES OF A PHYSICIAN OR, A MIDSUMMER DREAM [TWO VOLUME SET]

By: Woods, Matthew

Price: $84.90

Publisher: Philadelphia, Dunlap and Clarke: 1889

Order Number: 11274

Condition: Very Good+


Slight wear to extremities ; Top edges gilt. An account of four months overseas; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 420,429 pages View more info

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SLOW BOATS HOME

By: Young, Gavin

Price: $16.58

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1985

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 10990

ISBN: 0394521420

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Tape residue to front endpaper. Wear & slight staining to DJ; The second half of author Young's epic world journey ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 441 pages View more info

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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD TRAVEL

By: Zelko, Marjorie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1967

Edition: Revised Edition

Order Number: 14913

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Wear & chipping to DJ, with small tears and faded spine; Encompassing the US, Canada, Mexico, Central & South America, Bermuda, the Bahamas, and the Caribbean; Vol. 1; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 655 pages View more info

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LE TOUR DU MONDE EN VÉLOCIPEDE

By: [Le Grand Jacques]

Price: $1,600.00

Publisher: Paris, Bureaux De La Publication: 1876

Order Number: 7007

Condition: Very Good+


Former owner's name on front endpaper and title page. Occasional foxing ; Extremely scarce! A detailed accound of an adventure of a cyclist. Numerous b&w illustrations from ink drawings. Originally published in the periodical Le Velocipede Illustre starting in 1870 and collected here in book form. Red boards with gilt lettering and gilt pictorial design. Decorative black pattern along edges. All edges gilt. Brochure of a Danish Beach destination laid-in with 4-digit phone number ; 8vo; 266 pages View more info