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Stanley's Story
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Stanley's Story

By Feather, Col. A. G. from information, data and the official reports of Henry M. Stanley

Philadelphia: Globe Bible Publishing Company, 1890. Reprint. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 523 pages, illustrated with tissue protected frontispiece and numerous drawings and black and white plates. A huge history of Stanley's travels in Africa, including an account of his discovery of Dr. Livingstone, discoveries, founding of the Congo Free State and much more. Red cloth binding with titles in silver on front cover and spine, decorative end papers. Cover is much worn and stained, silver faded and rubbed, corners and spine ends bumped and chipped, hinges weak and showing webbing at front hinge, interior pages lightly tanned with some staining, binding otherwise tight. The plates are lovely and show a fascinating glimpse of early Africa.

$25.00

The International Standard Atlas of the World
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The International Standard Atlas of the World

By Snapp, Orville R., Editor

Chicago, Illinois: Book Production Industries, Inc., 1953. Later printing. Hardcover. Good/No jacket. Multiple sections illustrated with color maps and black and white illustrations. Pictoral cloth binding with red title blocks and gilt titles on front cover and spine, illustrated end papers, red stained page edges. Light edge wear to cover with a little bumping of corners and spine ends, gilt darkened, minor spotting, former owner's name "Harloe Bailey, Jr., 1955" on front fixed end paper, another name "Miss Josephine Tarter, 6, grade" facing title page, interior pages a little tanned, last two pages and back end papers wormed at leading edge, binding tight.

$25.00

Handbook of Travel-Talk
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Handbook of Travel-Talk

By Murray, John

London: Edward Stanford, 1905. 19th Edition. Hardcover. Fair/No jacket. 688 pages. Interesting little book with a section on pronounciation, phrases, vocabulary and sections on different subjects. Red cloth binding with blindstamped borders on front and back covers and gilt titles on front cover and spine, blue-green end papers with advertising. Some wear to cover, gilt a little faded, spine darkened, spotting, corners and spine ends bumped and a bit frayed, hinges weak, some pencil and ink notations on blank pages and title page, interior pages tanned, last page detached and laid in, binding a little shaken.

$20.00

The Royal Palace of Madrid (Palacio Real de Madrid)
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The Royal Palace of Madrid (Palacio Real de Madrid)

By Serrano, Matilde Lopez

Madrid: Editorial Patrimonio Nacional, 1961. Not stated. Paperback. Good/No jacket. 122 pages, illustrated with numerous black and white and color photographs. A tour guide to the Royal Palace in Madrid, Spain. Illustrated green wraps with white titles on front cover and spine. Some wear to cover, corner creases, corners and spine ends a bit bumped, notations on end papers, interior pages bright, binding tight. Trade paperback, measures 4 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches.

$4.00

Ricordo de Napoli
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Ricordo de Napoli

By Unknown

Napoli: Ettore Ragozino, c. 1900. Paperback. Good. 58 black and white photographs of the city of Naples and the surrounding area, all uniform in size and captioned in Italian. Green illustrated wraps with blue lettering, silver lettering on back cover, two staple binding. Edge wear and fading of cover along edges, spotting, creases, especially at corners wit some chipping, short tear in front cover near lower spine, interior pages bright with some pages creased at corners.

$5.00

Japan in a Nutshell, Volume 1
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Japan in a Nutshell, Volume 1

By Sakai, Atsuharu

Yokahama: Yamagata Printing Co. , 1949. First edition. Paperback. Good/poor. 258 pages with table of contents and black and white illustrations in text. Beautifully bound and printed in English. Signed by author on title page in English and with Japanese characters. Beautifully decorated cloth cover with sewn binding secured with gray silk thread, gilt decorations, accordion-fold onionskin pages, mounted paper label on front cover. Some tanning, light edge wear, a little bumping of corners and wrinkling of binding, interior pages lightly tanned, gift inscription on title page and name of former owner also on title page, no obvious markings in text. Also included is a paper envelope style jacket printed in a different design with a paper label which is a bit tattered and clipped along edges, tanned with long tears.

$20.00