Sign In | Register


RECENT ARRIVALS


Under the Sun: a Sonoran Desert Odyssey
seller photo

Under the Sun: a Sonoran Desert Odyssey

By Heisey, Adriel

Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A.: Rio Nuevo Pub. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. 0970075006 . Very good copy in dust jacket, wrapped in mylar, not price clipped. Dust jacket has full color photo pictorial cover with black title on the spine. DJ is lightly rubbed and shelfworn; spine is sun-faded. Olive green cloth covered boards have blind-stamped title on the cover and gilt title on the spine. Boards are in very good condition. Interior pages are clean and tight. Coffee-table style book features aerial images of the Sonoran Desert, famous for its rugged mountains and saguaro cactus forests. Heisey combines full color photos with his pilot's narrative and personal experiences flying for the Navajo Nation. Inscribed by author/photographer on title page. Heisey's photos have been featured in National Geographic, Smithsonian and Arizona Highways. ; Book; Color Photographs; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall; 114 pp; Signed by Author .

$15.00

Another Summer - the Yellowstone Park and Alaska
seller photo

Another Summer - the Yellowstone Park and Alaska

By Gillis, Charles J.

Good. 1893. Hardcover. Blue cloth boards with gilt title and illustration of geysers on front. Spine has light sunning, wear and top and bottom edges are bumped. Front board has light soil. Top edge is gilt. Fore and bottom edges are deckled and have light soil. Front pastedown has previous owner's bookplate and front endpaper has previous book seller's description tipped in. Toning to all endpapers. Binding is tight, interior is clean. This book was printed for private distribution in 1893. In the spring of 1892 the author journeyed west via Yellowstone for a trip up the Pacific coast to Alaska. There are small b&w illustrations throughout text block. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 76 pp .

$450.00

A Travers les Etats-Unis de l'Atlantique au Pacifique
seller photo

A Travers les Etats-Unis de l'Atlantique au Pacifique

By Simonin, L.

Paris: Charpentier et Compagnie. Very Good. 1875. First Edition. Hardcover. Travels of French geologist Louis Simonin across the U.S. Simonin has little to say about the geology, but has several extensive descriptions of Salt Lake City, Utah, and LDS practices. Contemporary marbled paper boards, endpapers, and edges of text block. Black leather spine with bright gilt has some rubbing along edges. Interior is clean, binding tight.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall .

$175.00

The Illustrated Handbook for Travelers Through the United States of America
seller photo

The Illustrated Handbook for Travelers Through the United States of America

By Smith, J. Calvin

New York, NY: Sherman & Smith. Very Good. 1847. Hardcover. "Containing a Description of the States, Cities, Towns, Villages, Watering Places, Colleges, Etc., Etc.; With the Railroad, Stage, and Steamboat Routes, the Distances from Place to Place, and the Fares on the Great Traveling Routes." Pocket Edition. Very nice fold-out map present at rear, with a few open tears at corners of creases, hand-colored edges. The map ends at the west partway into Nebraska and the Dakotas. Red cloth boards with intricate gilt embellishment on front are rubbed on edges. Some pencil notations on front endpapers, otherwise interior clean and free of markings.; Book; 24mo - over 5 - 5¾" tall .

$1500.00

James's Traveler's Companion, Being a Complete Guide Through the Western  States, to the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific, via the Great Lakes,  Rivers, Canals, Etc.
seller photo

James's Traveler's Companion, Being a Complete Guide Through the Western States, to the Gulf of Mexico and the Pacific, via the Great Lakes, Rivers, Canals, Etc.

By Massey, S. L.

Cincinnati, OH: J. A. and U. P. James. Very Good. 1851. Hardcover. Traveler's guide focused on the waterways of the then-American West. Includes descriptions of the rivers and lakes, nearby communities, steamship routes, and railroads. With two fold-out maps, one of the Mississippi, and the other with the Missouri, Illinois, and Ohio Rivers. Maps are simply drawn with the outline of the river and towns along the banks, and are somewhat unusual in that they are a negative image with a fully-inked background. Brown cloth boards are blind-stamped with gilt text on spine, some rubbing to edges and bumped corners. A bit of foxing to edges of text block with surprisingly little on the inside.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall .

$1400.00

North America
seller photo

North America

By Philip's Series of Travelling Maps

London, UK: George Philip & Son, Ltd.. Good. 0. Hardcover. Dark blue cloth boards with gilt title. Map folds out to 22 x 28 inches. No date, circa 1900s. Boards worn on edges, corners bumped, spine starting to split.; Book; 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall .

$165.00

Gems of Rocky Mountain Scenery
seller photo

Gems of Rocky Mountain Scenery

By Thayer, Frank S.

Denver, CO: Frank S. Thayer. Poor. 1892. Hardcover. Tourist book for the Denver and Rio Grande Railway, with monochrome photographs from William Henry Jackson's studio. Illustrated cloth boards are heavily rubbed, corners curled. Text block is detached from boards but is intact. Book is soiled overall.; Book; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall .

$175.00

Mexico: 64 Photographs By Fritz Henle

By Henle, Fritz

Chicago, IL: Ziff-Davis Publishing Co.. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1945. Cloth. Dark green cloth-covered boards are lightly edgeworn, corners sharp, bottom of spine slightly bumped. Interior clean but for previous owner's pencil notation on title page. Text in English and Spanish. Mylar-wrapped dust jacket has few tears, chips, and creases along edges. Original price has been blacked out with marker.; Book; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall .

$100.00

Origenes e Historial De Las Ganaderias Bravas

By Vera, Alberto (Areva)

Madrid, Spain: Artes Graficas E.M.A.. Good. 1958. Fourth Edition. Softcover. En espanol, book details the origins and histories of the different Spanish farms where bulls are bred for the fight. Wraps are browned, with some creases and tears along edges. Hinges loose, but pages intact. Interior free of markings.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$25.00

A Full and Just Account of the Present State of the Ottoman Empire in All Its Branches

By Hill, Aaron

London, UK: John Mayo. Fair. 1709. First Edition. Hardcover. Travel account from the Ottoman Empire in All Its Branches, with "The Government, and Policy, Religion, Customs, and Way of Living of the Turks, in General. Faithfully Related from a Serious OBSERVATION, taken in many Years TRAVELS thro' those Countries." Preface consists of a 27-page colorful rant against predatory booksellers and the publishing industry. Missing 2nd page of dedication and frontispiece. Contains six plates. Binding intact, but heavy damage to leather boards, pages foxed throughout.; Book; Folio - over 12" - 15" tall .

$550.00

Escalante: The Best Kind of Nothing
stock photo

Escalante: The Best Kind of Nothing

By Williams, Brooke

Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A.: Univ of Arizona Pr. Very Good with no dust jacket. 2006. First Edition. Trade Paperback. 0816524580 . Lightly-read copy, very slight wear to edges. Double-signed by author and photographer on title page.; Book; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author & Illustrator .

$10.00