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Ricordo del Lago di Como

By Brunner & C. ( fotoedizioni)

Como, Italy: Brunner & C.( fotoedizioni), c 1930. Original Edition. Stiff Card cover. Very good. Small 2 1/3" x 3 2/3" oblong fan-fold booklet, 16 colorized photo images of Lake Como, in very good condition over al with moderate exterior rubbing, light exterior soiling, interior clean and bright.

$6.50

They Lived to Tell the Tale: true stories of Modern Adventure from the Legendary Explorers Club
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They Lived to Tell the Tale: true stories of Modern Adventure from the Legendary Explorers Club

By Jan Jarboe Russell (editor); Alison Jones, Milbry C. Polk, James H. Powell, Lonnie Dupre with Karin Redmond, Lorie Karnath, Kristin Larson, Ranulph Fiennes, J. Robert Harris, Brandon Wilson, Matthew Bogdanos, et al.

Guildford, Connecticut: Lyons Press / Globe Pequot, 2008. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 348 pages, black and beige boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine dust jacket with the original price present.

$16.50

The Arctic; An Anthology: Essential Reading on the Polar Region and its Future [aka The Ends of the Earth: volume 1]
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The Arctic; An Anthology: Essential Reading on the Polar Region and its Future [aka The Ends of the Earth: volume 1]

By Elizabeth Kolbert, Editor

London, England: Granta Books, 2008. Reprint. Original Wraps. Fine. Originally appeared in 2007 as 'The Ends of the Earth: Volume 1, The Arctic'. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, 275 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A fine, clean, soft cover edition with light shelf wear; binding tight, paper cream white.

$9.50

Rascals in Paradise: True Tales of High Adventure in the South Pacific

By James A. Michener and A. Grove Day

New York, New York: Random House, 1957. Third printing. Hardcover--cloth. Near fine/very good. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 374 pages, map endpapers, beige cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover original edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper just slightly yellowed. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with some chipping at the fold edges, and with the original price present.

$9.50

Ricordo del Genova [Genoa, Italy] Series No. 6

By [Genoa, Italy]

Genoa, Italy?: S. M. G ?, circa 1890. Early Printing. Decorative Paper . Very Good. No date. There is no publisher's name, or place but a colophon with initials 'S' 'M and possibly 'G' entertwined. Oblong quarto, 9" tall x 12 1/2" wide, cord cound; gilt titles and decorations on overside stiff gray wraps; 30 numbered printed b&w photographs of Genoa. A very good, clean, neat soft with moderate shelf wear, cover color bright but spine chipped, interior clean. There are no cars, but many horse drawn vehicles and sailing ships in the harbor.

$16.50

The WORLD'S WORK: Volume XXIII (23); Number 5; March, 1912; Misfit Child (Flexner); Cleaning up Louisiana, (Oyen); Woodrow Wilson (Hale); Oscar W. Underwood (Abbott/Logan); Nikola Tesla Turbine (Stockbridge); Soul of a Corporation--Manhattan Railroad Company (McAdoo); Unshackling the Army (Wilson); Inside a Business Man (Fels); etc.

By Walter H. Page, editor; Mary Flexner, Henry Oyen, William Bayard Hale, Willis J. Abbott, Thomas F. Logan, Frank Parker Stockbridge, Arthur W. Page, Arthur H. Gleason, Joseph Fels, James B. Webster, John Franklin Fort, Owen Wilson, William G. McAdoo, Frank

New York, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1912. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Good. A single original issue with covers and advertisements. Small 4to, 10 1/4" tall, pages 481 to 598 + approx 80 ad pages, stiff wraps. A good copy over all, interior very good, mostly clean, paper moderately yellowed, internal binding solid; exterior worn, lightly soiled, back cover missing, edge worn, spine chipped. This was the Doubleday, Page company non-fiction magazine which stressed article on travel industry and business and set in direct competition to McClure's. Loaded with terrific black and white and color ads of the period from automobiles to shaving cream .

$16.50

[ three original 1950 souvenir tourist British Letter Cards] 1: Hawkshead (Black and White); 2: Durham (sepia gravure); 3: Canterbury (art color);

By [various publishers]

England: Atkinson & Pollitt Kendal / Photochrom /Shoesmith & Etherridge, circa 1953. First edition thus. Unbound. Near fine. 3 items sold together, all in near fine condition (never mailed) clean, neat but lightly yellowed, typically six images each.

$7.50

London in a Nutshell: a personal guide / Map of London: 1953 [two items sold together]

By [Nutshell Books]/ Thomas Cook & Son

London, England: Nutshell Books / Cooks World Travel Service, circa 1950. First edition thus. Wire saddle stitch. Very good / Very good. 2 individual items. 1: 24mo, 6 1/4" tall, 80 pages, stiff color wraps. A very good clean neat soft cover over all with little shelf wear, binding tight, paper lightly yellowed. / 2: 11 1/2 x 14 1/2 ' folded map of london, printed in blue with red second color highlighting route of Queen Elizabeth's Coronation parade. A very good, lightly worn copy

$12.50

[ seven original 1950 souvenir tourist British Letter Cards] 1: Abbotsford (collotype); 2: Helmsley (sepia gravure); 3: Whitby-series 'a' (art color); 4: York (sepia photchrom); 5: Westminster Abbey (art color); 6: St. Andrews ( art color); 7: Cambridge (art color)

By [various publishers]

England: Valentine & Sons/E. Todd & Sons/Photochrom/Jarrold & Sons, circa 1953. First edition thus. Unbound. Near fine. 7 items sold together, all in near fine condition (never mailed) clean, neat but lightly yellowed, typically six images each.

$19.00

Ricordo di Pompei: 32 Vedute

By [Serta]

Milan, Italy [Milano] ?: 'SERTA' ?, circa 1910. Early Printing. Decorative Boards. Very good. There is no publisher, date or place given--the rear cover has stamped intials SERTA. and the style is pre World War One. 24mo, 4 1/2 x 6 1/2, gilt titles on ornate embossed pictorial blue boards, fanfold of 32 black and white images. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover over all with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the cornershinges; binding solid, paper lightly yellowed.

$9.50

[ four original 1950's souvenir tourist guide brochures] 1: Richmond, Yorkshire, Official Guide; 2: Warwick Castle; 3: a Guide to Bolton Abbey and Woods; 4: Brochure and Guide to Haworth, Yorkshire

By J. Burrow / P. H. W. / A. P. Howes, A.H. Preston-Wm. Speight

England: J. Burrow & Co/ The Warwick Estate Office/ The Craven Herald/John W. Parker, circa 1953. First edition thus. Unbound. Very good. 4 pamphlets sold together, all in very good condition, clean, neat but lightly yellowed. 1: 40 pages, B & W with ads; 2: 52 pages, B & W ; 3: 48 pages, B & W; 4: 48 pages, B&W.

$9.50

Ricordo di Palermo: 32 Vedute

By [Cesare Capello ?]

Milan, Italy [Milano]: Cesare Capello?, circa 1910. Early Printing. Decorative Boards. Very good. There is no publisher, date or place given--the stamped intials C.C. M. may correspond to Cesare Capello and the style is pre World War One. 24mo, 4 1/2 x 6 1/2, gilt titles on ornate embossed pictorial blue boards, fanfold of 32 color images. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover over all with light shelf wear hinges; binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Beautiful!

$12.50

A Dream on a Star: A Girl With a Car

By Dan Scanlan

Nevada City, California: There Now Delivery Company, 1990. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Near fine. "A compilation of the literature of the road gleaned by sitting, standing, pacing and musing on the on-ramps of the nations highways at various times from April, 1973 to Janiary, 1976." Octavo pamphlet, 8 1/2" tall saddle stitched, 12 pages, stiff gray wraps. A near fine copy with very slight wear, binding solid, paper white. Mostly one liners and complaint.

$6.50

Environs de Paris; Secteur Ouest ; No. 1 Cartes-Guides Campbell ; A L'usage des Automobilites, Cyclists et Tourists [with pocket map].

By Blondel La Rougery (editor)

Paris, France: Ed. Blondel La Rougery, 1928. First edition. Original Wraps. Very good. A small booklet, 12mo, 7 1/4" tall, 31 pages + 12 x 16 folding color pocket map (issued by the ministry of tourism), saddle stiched, stiff printed wraper. A very good, original tour guide over all with moderate exterior shelf wear and a litlte chipping at the spine, binding solid, textpaper clean but moderately yellowed. Map is clean and lightly yellowed. This was the Paris of Hemingwa, Fitzgerald, Joyce, and Stein !!!

$16.50

The World of Today: Volume IX (9); Number 2; August, 1905; Norway's Past and Future; Some Aspects of Southern Education; A Great Museum in the Making (Boston Fine Arts); Pictorial Journalism, Russia and Finnish Education; etc.

By Shailer Mathews, editor; I.K. Boyesen, L.H. Hammond, Frederick W. Coburn, George D. Richards, Paul S. Reinsch, W.S. Harwood, Eugene Parsons et al.

Chicago, Illinois: The World of Today, 1905. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good -. A single original issue with covers and advertisements present. Small 4to, 9 3/4" tall, pages 799 to 910 + approx 30 ad pages, stiff wraps. A very good minus copy over all, exterior moderately worn, spine chipped, cover lightly soiled, with chipping at the fore-edge; interior mostly clean, paper lightly yellowed, but there is a stain to the fore-edge margin (margin only).

$16.50

Palacio Nacional de Mafra; [10 Postcards, fanfold style--bound in a single booklet]

By Coleccao Passaporte (Loty)

Lisbon, Portugal (Lisboa): Coleccao Passaporte (Loty), c 1960. First edition thus. Stiff Card cover. Very Good. An original booklet of 10 color postcards (complete), side wire bound with perferation for removal. All present. 24mo, 4" x 5 1/4" 10 postcards, connected in fanfold, in stiff printed wraps. A very good clean original copy over all with mostly minor shelf wear and some slight finger soiling..

$4.50

Roma: Foro Romano Palatono; [20 Postcards--bound in a single booklet]

By Fotografia Anderson

Rome, Italy: Fotografia Anderson, c 1925. First edition thus. Stiff Card cover. Very Good. An original booklet of 20 black and white postcards (complete) , side wire bound with perferation for removal. All present. 24mo, 3 1/2" x 6" 20 postcards in stiff printed wraps. A very good clean original copy over all with mostly minor shelf wear, paper light to moderately yellowed.

$9.50

(guide book) Official illustrated guide Chicago Zoological Park

By John T. McCutcheon, Robert Bean, Karl Plath, and Edward H. Bean ; illustrated map by the Federal Art Project of the Works Progress Administration

Brookfield, Illinois: Chicago Zoological Society, 1941. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 108 pages, wire saddle stitch, stiff color wraps plus a folding color map. A very good brochure over all with light exterior wear, binding tight, paper white.

$9.50

Cold Beer and Crocodiles: A Bicycle Journey into Australia
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Cold Beer and Crocodiles: A Bicycle Journey into Australia

By Roff Smith

Washington D.C.: National Geographic / Adventure Press, 2000. First printing. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Near fine/near fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 284 pages, black quarter cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine dust jacket with the original price.

$9.50

Touring Topics: a magazine for motorists: Vol. XVII (17), No. 10; October, 1925.Highway to Heaven--story; The Motor Dodo; Exploring Baja California's Mountains; White Caravans of the Blue Pacific; etc

By William M. Henry (editor); Isabelle Florence, Adison Johnson, Loyd Cooper, Arthur Millier, William Ullman, Ernest McGaffey, Hubert Howe Bancroft, Ernest Coloer, Don Ryan, et al with Ray Winters cover.

New York, New York: Automobile Club of Southern California, 1925. First printing. Original Wraps. Good + . A single original issue with original advertisements--color full page cover ads for Shell motor oil and gasline; Standard Oil Red Crown Gasoline, and Baldwin Shock Absorbers. Quarto, 11 1/2" tall, wire saddle stitch, 54 pages (black and white interior) + 8 page 'Rotagravure' section printed in green + stiff color cover. A good plus, original magazine overall with moderate edge wear, but stamp and address marking to the top of the cover and light soiling to the cover margins, with a subscriber's label on the front cover, wire saddle-stitches rusting and spine slightly roughed and a few scattered edge tears. The original newsprint paper used for the photogravure section has high acid content and is more yellowed. A terrific portrait of the time with ads and illustration and relatively scarce.

$25.00

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