Sign In | Register


RECENT ARRIVALS


Next >

River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze

By Peter Hessler

New York, New York: Harper Collins (Harpercollins), 2001. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, [viii] + 402 pages, brown and tan boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine dust jacket with the original price.

$12.50

National Geographic : Eye of the Beholder, the Photography of James L. Stanfield: 30 Years of Photography
stock photo

National Geographic : Eye of the Beholder, the Photography of James L. Stanfield: 30 Years of Photography

By James L. Stanfield

Washington D.C.: National Geographic, 1998. First edition, first printing. Hardcover--cloth. Fine/Fine. Quarto, 12 1/4" tall, 168 pages; black cloth. A fine clean neat hardcover first edition with minimal shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, pages white. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price present.

$19.00

Sea and Islands

By Hammond Innes

London, England: The Companion Book Club CBC, 1967. Early Reprint. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Very good. 12mo, 7 1/2" tall, 288 pages + color and black and white photographic plates, orange cloth. A very good +, clean, sturdy hard cover first edition with light shelf wear hinges and binding solid, paper cream white. Without dust jacket,.

$6.50

Oaxaca Journal (The Literary Travel Series)
stock photo

Oaxaca Journal (The Literary Travel Series)

By Oliver Sacks

Washington D.C.: National Geographic Society, 2002. First edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 159 pages, black quarter-cloth. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper cream white, and a previous owner's name stamp on the front endpaper. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price present

$9.50

[ five original 1950's souvenir tourist guide brochures] 1: A Descriptive Souvenir of The English Lakes 2: The West Country in Scene and Story; 3: Moss Grove Hotel: Grasmere, Westmoreland / ; 4: The Story of the Parish Church of St Michael and All Angeles, Haworth / 5: Sawston Hall, Cambridge; Official Guide / Warwick Castle

By J. Salmon, Valentin & Son, P.N & S.N. Meats, Charles Luff & Co., English Life Publications, P. H. W.

Slough / London / Derby / Kent: J. Salmon, English Life Publications, Valentine & Co, J. W. Parker / The Warwick Estate Office, circa 1953. First edition thus. Brochure-saddle-stitched. all Very good. 5 pamphlets brochures sold together, all in very good condition, clean, B & W and color, approx 8 1/2" tall, neat but lightly yellowed. 1: 16 pages ; 2: 30 pages, ; 3: 6 pages; 4: 4 pages; 5: 20 pages, with penned annotations on the back cover. / 52 pages,

$9.50

[ five original British 1950's souvenir tourist guide brochures] 1: Abbotsford; 2: Loch Lomand Steamer Services; 3: Bonnie Bits o' Bonnie Scotland; 4: St. Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh and the Chapel of the Thistle; 5: The Colquhoun Arms Hotel / Glasgow Cathedral: a short history and guide / The Castle of Stirling: official guide

By Walter Maxwell-Scott , P. H. W. , A. P. Howes, A.H. Preston-Wm. Speight, Wm Holmes & Co, A. Nevile Davidon, Margaret E. B. Root

Cheltenham / Perth / Dundee / Edinburgh / Luss, Loch Lomond / Glasgow: J. Burrow & Co. / British Railways / Valentine & Sons / Pillans & Wilson / Wm. Holmes / Stobo & Sons / His Majesty's Stationery Office, circa 1953. First edition thus. Unbound. Very good. 7 B& W pamphlets sold together, all in very good condition, clean, neat but lightly yellowed. 1: 20 pages ; 2: folded sheet, ; 3: 48 pages; 4: 31 pages 5: 16 pages; 6: 16 pages; 7: 28 pages

$9.50

[ five original 1950's souvenir tourist guide brochures] 1: Westminster Abby: Poets Corner ; 2: A Guide To Eton College 3: How to see London in Coronation Year 1953 ; 4: London Coronation Souvenir; 5: Stoke Poges Church

By Adam Fox; B. J. W. Hill; J. Salmon, E. I. Musgrave, Thomas Cook & Son, Charles Luff & Co., English Life Publications,

London, England: Valentine & Sons / Eton College / Thomas Cook & Son, Stoke Poges Church, , circa 1953. First edition thus. Brochure-saddle-stitched. all Very good. 5 pamphlets brochures sold together, all in very good condition, clean, B & W and color, approx 8 1/2" tall, neat but lightly yellowed. 1: 16 pages ; 2: 24 pages, ; 3: 48 pages; 4: 34 pages; 5: 20 pages, with penned annotations on the back cover.

$9.50

[ five original 1950's souvenir tourist guide brochures ] 1: The Historic City of Bath; 2: The Story of Jane Austen's Home; 3: The Cathedral Chrurch of St. Peter and St. Paul at Bath, now generaly known as Bath Abbey ; 4: Marine Hotel, Instow. Devon / 5: The Story of King Arthur in Cornwall

By J. E. Boddington, T. Edward Carpenter , Harold Brakspear and E. M. Hick / The Cathedral Church of St. Mungo / / L. J. Dickinson

Bath / Galashiels / Alton, Hampshire / Gloucester /Glasgow / London: Bath City Council /A. Walker & Sons / Jane Austen Memorial Trust / British Publishing Company / Marine Hotel / The author, circa 1953. First edition thus. Brochure-saddle-stitched. all Very good. 5 pamphlets sold together, all in very good condition, clean, B & W, neat but lightly yellowed. 1: 84 pages; 2: 8 pages, ; 3: 40 pages; 4: 2 pages; 5: 32 pages-15th edition

$9.50

Rambles in Ireland and a County-by-County guide for descriminating travelers
stock photo

Rambles in Ireland and a County-by-County guide for descriminating travelers

By Monie Begley

Greenwich, Connecticut: Devin-Adair, 1977. First edition thus. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Very good. Octavo, 8 1/4 " tall, 374 pages, green cloth. A very good, generally clean, sturdy hard cover first edition with light shelf wear ; front hinge cracked but quite secure and binding tight, paper cream white, and a previous owner's name on the front endpaper. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket withs several edge tears and the original price present.

$9.50

The Courtesy Book

By Nancy Dunlea; Dorothy Saunders

Chicago, Illinois: Beckley-Cardy Company, 1927. First edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good . Octavo, 7 1/2" tall, 128 pages black and white illustrations throughout, decorative cloth. A very good original hard cover edition over all, binding solid,paper lightly yellowed, foxing to the endpapers. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

By Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] ;

New York, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1920. Reprint. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Good. Octavo 8" tall, Frontispiece ; 292 pages; gilt titles on red cloth. A very good, clean and sturdy hard cover over all, with moderate shelf wear, rubbing and slight color fading at the extermities but cloth color bright, top fore-edge lightly soiled, endpapers lightly foxed, hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, with a previous owner's name penned on the front endpaper. In a good, edgeworn and lightly soiled dust jacket.

$8.50

In the Line of Duty: Vendetta  a novel
stock photo

In the Line of Duty: Vendetta a novel

By Lisa Arnoux-Brown

New York, New York: iUniverse, 2005. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Near Fine. Signed by the author (first name) on front endpaper and inscribed to previous owner. Octavo, 9" tall, 160 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover with light shelf wear and slight soiling to the bottom fore-edge; binding tight, paper cream white.

$9.50

Boswell In Holland 1763 - 1764; including his correspondence with Belle de Zuylen (Zelide). (The Yale Editions of the Private Papers of James Boswell)

By Boswell, James; edited by Frederick A. Pottle

New York, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1952. First printing. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Very Good/Very Good. Octavo 9 1/2" tall, xix + 433 pages, black quarter cloth over blue boards. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover first edition with light shelf wear but color fading at the cover edges; hinges and binding solid, paper just s lightly yellowed. In a good, edge worn dust jacket with some chipping at the folds and back strip edges, with price clipped

$9.50

San Francisco: Then and Now

By Dennis Evanosky and Eric J. Kos

New York, New York: Thunder BayPress, 2009. Second printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Oblong quarto, 9 7/8" tall x 11 1/4'", 144 pages, photographic illustration throughout in black and white and color, illustrated boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover edition over all with light shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paperwhite. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket.

$12.50

The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris
stock photo

The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris

By David McCullough

New York, New York: Simon & Schuster, 2011. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 558 pages plus plates, illustrated endpapers, blue boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly edge worn dust jacket, with original price present

$9.50

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
stock photo

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]
stock photo

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

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

Next >