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image of Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms,and a Vast  Ocean of a Million Stories

Atlantic: Great Sea Battles, Heroic Discoveries, Titanic Storms,and a Vast Ocean of a Million Stories

by Simon Winchester

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Published
November 2010
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Near Fine
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First Edition, Third Printing
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9780061702587
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New York: Harper, November 2010. Hardcover. First Edition, Third printing. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail bumped. Jacket clean and bright with light edgewear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xiv + 495 pages. illustrations. maps. Contents: Preface: The leaving of Liverpool -- Prologue: The beginnings… Read more
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The Hawaii Book : Story of Our Island Paradise

by Thomas C. Jones

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Published
1961
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Very Good
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Chicago: J.G. Ferguson, 1961. Hardcover. Very Good. Quarter-bound in green cloth with brown sides. No jacket. Very Good. Text block unmarked. Torn bookplate to FFEP. Spine straight and tight, tail bumped. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 336 pages. Over 250 photographs and illustrations, including 59 in color. 8.75 x 11.25 x 1.5 inch. An anthology of articles and… Read more
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Gulliver's Travels, Based on Jonathan Swift's Immortal Tale (1939 movie tie-in)

by Jonathan Swift; Fleischer Studios

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Published
1939
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Poor
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New York: The Sun Dial Press, 1939. Hardcover. Authorized edition. Based on Paramount's moving picture; produced in technicolor by Fleischer Studios Inc. Black cloth spine with color illustrated paper boards. B&W illustrated front endpapers. Color frontispiece and illustrated title page form a double colored plate. Richly illustrated throughout in color and B&W. Rear endpapers have word and music to the… Read more
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Made In France: A Shopper's Guide to France's Best Artisanal Traditions from Limoges Porcelain to Perfume, Pottery, Textiles and More

by Laura Morelli

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Published
April 2008
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780789316905
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$17.95

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New York: Universe, April 2008. Trade Paperback. First Edition / full number line. Near Fine. Light corner wear. Red remainder mark to bottom edge. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. 191 pages. Many maps and color photos.
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image of The Mulberry Empire, or, The Two Virtuous Journeys of the Amir Dost Mohammed Khan

The Mulberry Empire, or, The Two Virtuous Journeys of the Amir Dost Mohammed Khan

by Philip Hensher

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Published
2003
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780007112272
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London: HarperCollins / Flamingo. Trade Paperbac. 2003. First Paperbac. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. First paperback printing / full number line. Near Fine. In terior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased; head bumped. Light co rner wear. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 535 pages. A novel based on the British… Read more
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The Last Voyage of Somebody the Sailor

by John Barth

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Published
February 1992
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Fine
ISBN
9780385422208
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February 1992. Trade Paperback. 2nd printing. Fine. Unmarked. Light toning to page edges, otherwise As New. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 573 pages. This is the story of Simon Behler, a popular journalist whose career has peaked. In 1980 he is lost overboard while attempting to retrace the… Read more
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image of Voyages to Hudson Bay in Search of a Northwest Passage, 1741-1747: Volumes I and II: The Voyage of Christopher Middleton, 1741-1742 + The Voyage of William Moor and Francis Smith, 1746-1747 (Works issued by the Hakluyt Society, Second Series, 177_181)

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London: Hakluyt Society, January 1994 & 1995. Hardcover. First Editions. As New books in Fine jackets. Interiors pristine. Spines straight and tight. Light rubbing to jacket rear panels. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 8vo. xii + 333 pages, xv + 393, 31 plates total.
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My Life as an Explorer: The Great Adventurers Classic Memoir

by Sven Anders Hedin

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Published
1996
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New
ISBN
9781568361420
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New York: Kodansha International, 1996. Trade Paperback. 2nd Printing. New. Not a remainder. Not damaged. xviii + 546 pages. Over the course of three decades, Sven Hedin traveled the ancient Silk Road, discovered long-lost cities, mapped previously uncharted rivers, and saw more of "the roof of the world" than any European before him. This epic memoir captures the splendor… Read more
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image of 1434: The Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance

1434: The Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance

by Gavin Menzies

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Published
June 2008
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780061492174
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New York: HarperCollins / William Morrow, June 2008. Hardcover. First Edition (stated) / full number line. Quarter-bound in red buckram with black paper sides. Gilt lettering to spine. Map endpapers. Near Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Covers clean and bright with slight edgewear. No tears. Not from a library. No remainder… Read more
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The Realm of Prester John

by Robert Silverberg

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Published
1972
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1972. Hardcover. First Edition (stated). Grey linen over boards with purple and gold lettering to spine. Map endpapers. Deckle edge. Near Fine book in a Very Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, ends bumped. Jacket is rubbed with light edgewear and a one inch tear to rear panel, now in a mylar protector.… Read more
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Day Trips from Washington, D.C.: Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler

by Beth Kanter

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Published
2010
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780762759606
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$19.95

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Guilford, Connecticut: GPP Travel, June 2010. Trade Paperback. First Edition / full number line. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light rubbing to covers. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xvi + 184 pages. This is your guide to hundreds of exciting things to do, see, and discover within a short drive from Washington, D.C. With… Read more
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Malta and Gozo (Travellers' Guides)

by Christopher Kininmonth

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Published
March 1979
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780224016568
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London: Jonathan Cape, March 1979. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Prior owner's name to first page, otherwise unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 230 pages. Includes information on all the major historical buildings and archaeological sites, from prehistoric temples to palaces and fortresses, plus tips on travel, hotels,… Read more
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The Innocents Abroad : Or the New Pilgrims Progress (Signet Classics)

by Mark Twain

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Published
February 1966
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780451525024
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New York: Signet Classics. February 1966. Mass Market Paperback. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Light edgewear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 510 pages. Based on a series of letters Mark Twain wrote from Europe to newspapers in San Francisco and New York as a roving correspondent, The… Read more
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image of Ultimate Guide to Asheville_Hendersonville Including the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina: Your Complete Guide to the Western North Carolina Region

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Alexander, North Carolina: Alexander Books, August 2000. Trade Paperback. Expanded Second Edition. Signed by author on title page. Not personalized. Fine. Interior pristine other than autograph. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 445 pages.
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War Story : A Novel

by Sara Hely

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Published
May 2003
Condition
Fine
Edition
First U.S. Edition
ISBN
9780312305321
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$18.95

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New York: St. Martin's Press / Thomas, May 2003. Hardcover. First U.S. Edition (stated) / full number line. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail lightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 448 pages. War Story tells an authentic tale of both rationing and riches during… Read more
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Delhi Agra & Jaipur : The Glorious Cities

by Reeta Khullar; Rupinder Khullar

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Published
2004
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Revised Edition
ISBN
9788190087049
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New Delhi: Frontline Books, 2004. Trade Paperback. Revised Edition. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light shelf/reading wear. 96 pages of beautiful color photographs and geographical descriptions of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. Architectural and agricultural information as well as all key visiting sites for tourists.
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Let's Go : India & Nepal

by Let's Go Publications

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Published
2004
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780312320065
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New York: St. Martin's Press, 2004. Paperback. Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Very slight edgewear. 976 pages.
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Travia: The Ultimate Book of Travel Trivia

by Nadine Godwin

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Published
May 2008
Condition
New
Edition
First Revised and Updated Edition
ISBN
9781887140751
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Branford, Connecticut: The Intrepid Traveler, May 2008. Trade Paperback. First Revised and Updated Edition. Full number line. New. Pristine inside and out. Not damaged. No remainder mark. 320 pages. Contents: At sea; Our home, Planet Earth; At the extremes; Winging it; This 'n' that; Where in the world?; Travail, et al; Pastimes; On track; Sleep on it; Looking back; Business… Read more
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100 Practically Perfect Places in the North Carolina Mountains

by Robert L. Williams

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Published
2002
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Near Fine
ISBN
9781893330214
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Lawndale, NC: Rusty Gates Books, 2002. Trade Paperback. Signed by author on half-title page, not personalized. Text block pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Three inch crease to front cover. Not from a library. Not a remainder. Not clipped. 446 pages.
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Seven Years in Tibet

by Heinrich Harrer

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Published
1997
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780874778885
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New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher / Putnam, 1997. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. First printing / full number line. Translation of Sieben Jahre in Tibet. Translated by Richard Graves; Introduction by Peter Fleming. Near Fine. A few dust spots on edges. Light shelfwear. Not from a library. No remainder mark. xx + 329 pages. In this vivid memoir, Heinrich Harrer… Read more
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