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Great American Journeys by National Geographic Society - Hardcover - 1989-06-01 - from Kayleighbug Books and Biblio.com

Great American Journeys

by National Geographic Society

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Washington, DC: National Geographic, 1989-06-01. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. light edge wear, previous owner's bookplate on ffep, mylar cover was taped to boards at some point; In Great American Journeys, four authors set out in the spirit of 19th-century wayfarer Robert Louis Stevenson to discover the delights of travel. Each writer chose a different mode of locomotion-foot and horse, boat, train, and automobile- and traced historic routes across the American land. Their reports and the accompanying photographs form a riveting mosaic of people and of places encountered along the way.


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