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image of 1991 Ordnance Survey Motoring Atlas of Great Britain

1991 Ordnance Survey Motoring Atlas of Great Britain

by Great Britain. Ordnance Survey

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Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Eighth edition
ISBN
9780600570738
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$17.45

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Southampton, England: Ordnance Survey and London: Hamlyn Publishing, 1990. Paperback. Very Good. Unmarked. Spine straight and tight. Covers clean with significant wrinkling. Not from a library. 140 pages. 15.6 x 11.25 x 0.25 inches.
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Travel and Tourism : An Introduction to Travel Agency Operations

by Armin D. Lehmann

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Published
1978
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition, later printing
ISBN
9780672970900
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$19.95

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Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Educational, 1978. Trade Paperback. First Edition, Sixth Printing, 1982. Good. Underlining and a few notes to test. Spine creased. Prior owner's name to half-title page. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 358 pages.
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Trail Tales (Volume I)

by Glenn A. Smith

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Published
January 2009
Condition
New
Edition
First Edition
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$9.95

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Golden, Texas: self-published, January 2009. Staple-bound pamphlet. New. Not a remainder. Not damaged. 28 pages. Adventures from the author's youth in Colorado, and time in the Marines and Foreign Service. Many involving Jeeps.
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Leo the African

by Amin Maalouf; Peter Sluglett (trans)

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Published
September 1994
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780349106007
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$11.45

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New York: Abacus, September 1994. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Interior unmarked. Spine straight and tight, but creased. Covers clean. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 360 pages. This fictional autobiography of the famous geographer, adventurer, and scholar Hasan al-Wazzan. Born in Granada in 1488, his family fled the Inquisition and took him to Fez, in North Africa.… Read more
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Leo Africanus

by Amin Maalouf; Peter Sluglett (trans)

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Published
1992
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9781561310227
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$14.95

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Lanham, Maryland: New Amsterdam Books, 1992. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition (stated). Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Slight wear to bottom front corner. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 360 pages. This fictional autobiography of the famous geographer, adventurer, and scholar Hasan al-Wazzan. Born in Granada in 1488, his… Read more
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image of Here Lies Virginia; An Archaeologist's View of Colonial Life and History

Here Lies Virginia; An Archaeologist's View of Colonial Life and History

by Ivor Noel Hume

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Published
June 1963
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$69.95

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, June 1963. Hardcover. First Edition (stated). Black cloth over boards with gilt spine lettering and red and green decorations, pictorial dust jacket. Near Fine book in a Very Good- jacket. Interior nearly pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends slightly bumped. Jacket is clipped, chipped at spine ends, with wear and several short tears at corners.… Read more
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Megadiversity : Earth's Biologically Wealthiest Nations

by Russell A. Mittermeier; Cristina Goettsch Mittermeier; Patricio Robles Gil (coord); Edward O. Wilson (foreward)

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Published
1997
Condition
Fine
Edition
First English
ISBN
9789686397505
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$129.00

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Mexico City: CEMEX, 1997. Hardcover. First English Edition (stated). Red linen over boards with blind-stamped titles in a pictorial jacket. Sewn binding. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Light rubbing to jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 501 pages. Folio: 11.75 x 14.25 x 1.80 inches. Profusely illustrated with color… Read more
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Hotspots Revisited: Earth's Biologically Richest and Most Endangered Terrestrial Ecoregions

by Russell A. Mittermeier; Patricio Robles Gil; Michael Hoffman; John Pilgrim; Thomas Brooks; Cristina Goettsch Mittermeier; John Lamoreux; Gustavo A.B. Da Fonseca; Peter A. Seligmann (preface); Harrison Ford (foreward)

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Published
2004
Condition
As New
Edition
First English Edition
ISBN
9789686397772
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$69.95

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Mexico City: CEMEX, 2004. Hardcover. First English Edition (stated). Red linen over boards with blind-stamped titles in a pictorial jacket. Sewn binding. As New book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Light rubbing to jacket and a small tear to rear panel. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 392 pages. 11.75 x 14.25… Read more
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1421: The Year China Discovered America

by Gavin Menzies

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Published
June 2008
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780061564895
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$14.95

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New York: Harper Perennial, June 2008. Trade Paperback. Reissue with additional material. Near Fine. Pages tanned but unmarked. Spine straight tight, and uncreased. Very slight edgewear. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 650 pages. In 1421, the largest fleet the world had ever seen sailed from its base in China. The ships,… Read more
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French Lessons in Africa: Travels With My Briefcase in French Africa

by Peter Biddlecombe

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Published
April 1994
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780316076876
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$14.95

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London: Abacus, April 1994. Trade Paperback. Very Good+. Unmarked. Spine creased but straight and tight. Covers clean and bright with two inch dog-ear to upper front corner. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 434 pages, maps.
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image of Last Train to Paradise: Henry Flagler and the Spectacular Rise and Fall of  the Railroad that Crossed an Ocean

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New York: Crown / Broadway Books, August 2003. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light edge and corner wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 281 pages. An account of the extraordinary construction and spectacular demise of the Key West Railroad--one of the greatest engineering feats ever undertaken--destroyed in one fell swoop… Read more
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Letters from Togo

by Susan Blake

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Published
November 1991
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780877453406
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$17.60

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Iowa City: University Of Iowa Press, November 1991. Trade Paperback. First Edition (stated). Fine. Slight corner wear, otherwise pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xiv + 179 pages.
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The New Zealand Experience

by John Wilson

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Published
1999
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780908598342
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$23.95

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Auckland: New Holland Kowhai, 1999. Hardcover. As New book in an As New jacket. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 112 pages. Pictorial presentation of New Zealand with short text descriptions. "The superb photographs in this book will take you on a journey down the length of New Zealand from the warm north… Read more
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Heart of Darkness and the Secret Sharer

by Joseph Conrad; Albert J. Guerard (intro)

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Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780451523211
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$14.95

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New York: New American Library / Signet Classic, 1983. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. Text unmarked. Prior owner name inside front cover. Spine straight but creased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 158 pages. The story of the civilized, enlightened Mr. Kurtz who embarks on a harrowing journey into the savage heart of… Read more
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Letters from Madras during the years 1836-1839

by Julia Maitland

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Published
2004
Condition
As New
ISBN
9780195668094
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$56.95

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New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2004. Hardcover. As New book in an As New jacket. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxvii + 207 pages. Travel impressions to places in Madras Presidency, India of Julia Maitland, wife of a British civil servant, through a series of letters. Originally published: in 1843. With new… Read more
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Enjoying Exmoor: The National Park in Words and Pictures

by Exmoor National Park Authority

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Published
1986
Condition
Fine
Edition
Second Edition
ISBN
9780861830725
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$17.95

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Dulverton, Somerset, England: Exmoor National Park Authority, 1986. Trade Paperback. Second Edition. Fine. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 79 pages. Richly illustrated guide to Exmoor National Park.
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A-O-A Bangkok Night-Life & Shopping

by Walter K. Hoffman

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Published
undated (c. early 1970s)
Condition
Very Good
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$12.45

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Hong Kong: A-O-A, undated (c. early 1970s). Paperback with pictorial covers. "With compliments of Amarin Hotel Bangkok" stamped in gold to front cover. Very Good. Appears unmarked. Spine and front hinge creased. Not from a library. 3.5 x 5 inches. 112 pages.
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Lisbon

by Cãmara Municipal de Lisboa

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Published
1983
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$29.95

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Rare! Lisbon: Cãmara Municipal de Lisboa, 1983. Trade Paperback. First Edition. Good. One inch tears to upper and lower hinges. Appears unmarked. Spine straight and tight. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 127 pages, richly illustrated. A very rare copy of the traveler's guide to Lisbon, published by the Town Council.
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Southern Spain (Cadogan Guides)

by Dana Facaros

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Published
1996
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Third Edition
ISBN
9781860110160
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$14.95

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London: Cadogan Books, 1996. Trade Paperback. Third Edition. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Light corner wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 278 pages. A detailed guide to Andalucia and Gibraltar.
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Portugal: The Rough Guide, Sixth Edition

by Mark Ellingham; John Fisher; Graham Kenyon; Alice Martin; Don Grisbrook; Jules Brown

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Published
May 1994
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Sixth Edition
ISBN
9781858280844
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$7.95

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London: Rough Guides, May 1994. Paperback. Very Good. Lightly tanned. Appears unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light reading wear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 431 pages.
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