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A Japanese Miscellany

by Hearn, Lafcadio

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Boston: Little, Brown, and Company 1901, 1st edition, first state. (Hardcover) 305pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Green cloth with wrap-around floral illustration in color, and titles in gilt. Top edge gilt, illustrated frontispiece with tissue guard, illustrations on plates, 2 pages of publisher's advertisements. The spine is lightly rubbed. Locale: Japan. (Travel/Adventure).… Read more
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Slovenia

by Krzisnik, Zvone

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Belgrade: Jugoslovenska Revija 1983. (4to) 224pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers, color photographs. Locale: Yugoslavia. (Travel, Travel).
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Rural Rides

by Cobbett, William

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London: Folio Society [no date]. (Hardcover in slipcase) Fine, no dust jacket. In fine slipcase in original publisher's shrinkwrap. Locale: England. (Travel).
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New York: Harper Collins Publishers [0-06-016854-4] 1992, 1st U.S. Edition. (Hardcover) 442pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. "A highly personal story about returning to her African roots by the eminent British writer...a rich and penentrating portrait of Doris Lessing's homeland". Locale: Zimbabwe. (Travel, Memoir).
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Sultry Climates; Travel and Sex

by Littlewood, Ian

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9780306811555
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Cambridge: Da Capo Press [0-306-81155-3] 2002. (Hardcover) 248pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Notes, bibliography. "Historically, the sexual motives of travel have rarely been spelled out in travel guides and brochures. But there is an alternative history of tourism, made up of precisely the details that usually go unmentioned". … Read more
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Byron's Greece

by Longford, Elizabeth

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9780060126735
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New York: Harper & Row, Publishers [0-06-012673-6] 1975, 1st U.S. Edition. (4to) 183pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Black and white and color illustrations, bibliography, index. The dust jacket spine is lightly faded. Book about George Gordon Byron, Lord. Locale: Greece. (Travel).
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Toronto: Harper Flamingo Canada [0-00-200644-8] 2002, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 448pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Illustrations, photographs, notes, bibliography, index. "In the Carpet Wars. Award-winning journalist Christopher Kremmer chronicles his fascinating ten-year journey along the ancient carpet trade routes that run through the world's most misunderstood and volatile regions--Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, India, Pakistan, and… Read more
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Toronto: Viking [0-670-89434-6] 2002, 1st printing. (Hardcover) 277pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Photographs, maps, index. "Both the heaven and hell of the high Arctic, Ellesmere Island lies a mere 450 miles from the North Pole. This mountainous jewel--it has the highest peaks in the Western Hemisphere east of the Rockies--offers stunning scenery, enchanting… Read more
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Stefansson; Ambassador of the North

by LeBourdais, D.M. (Biography of Vilhjalmur Stefansson.)

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Montreal: Harvest House [1963], 1st edition. (Hardcover) 204pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Folding map, index. Biography of Vilhjalmur Stefansson. Locale:. (Arctic/Polar, Explorers--Arctic).
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Full Circle

by Palin, Michael

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9780771069079
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart [0-7710-6907-3] 1997. (4to) 320pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Color illustrated endpapers, black and white and color photographs, maps. The spine and corners are lightly edgeworn. "In Full Circle, Michael Palin, the acclaimed actor, writer, and television presenter whose previous travels have taken him around the… Read more
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company [0-395-38221-1] 1985. (Hardcover) 365pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. The dust jacket is price-clipped and lightly edgeworn and there is a small ink mark on the table of contents. "Thousands of readers have discovered their favorite traveler in Paul Theroux. Through his eyes they have seen the Far… Read more
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company [0-395-20708-8] 1975. (Hardcover) 342pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Orange-yellow cloth with red and grey lettering to the spine and red cover decorations. Illustrated map endpapers. The dust jacket is lightly edgeworn with a tiny puncture to the edge of the inner front flap. "In this… Read more
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New York: W.W. Norton & Company [0-393-02841-0] 1990. (Hardcover) 281pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. "Romance, terror and mythology color our images of the Middle East. As Peter Theroux discovered as a traveler and a journalist, these same forces color Arab and Israeli images of us. Hollywood movies, the evening news, ethnic… Read more
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New York: W.W. Norton & Company 978-0-393-23995-9 [978-0-393-23995-9] 2014. (Hardcover) 318pp. Very good plus in fine dust jacket. Maps, photographs, index. "Midnight in Siberia chronicles David Greene's journey on the Trans-Siberian Railway, a 6,000-mile cross-country trip from Moscow to the Pacific port of Vladivostok. In quadruple-bunked cabins and stopover towns sprinkled across the country's… Read more
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Latitude Zero; Tales of the Equator

by Guadalupi, Gianni (With Antony Shugaar.)

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New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers [0-7867-0901-4] 2001. (Hardcover) 258pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Maps, illustrations, index. "From the eloquent historian and co-author of the Dictionary of Imaginary Places, thirty centuries of adventure on the seas and in the lush tropical lands crossed by the Equator". Locale: Equator. (Travel, Adventure… Read more
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Greenwich: National Maritime Museum 978-1-906367-00-8 [978-1-906367-00-8] 2008. (Hardcover) 149pp. Near fine in fine dust jacket. Map endpapers. "Setting sail for California to seek her fortune, young French woman Fanny Loviot has little idea of the adventures that lie in wait. After a business opportunity takes her to China, her appetite for excitement is more… Read more
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Rivers of Britain

by Muir, Richard (With Nina Muir.) (Photography by Richard Muir.)

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9780863501104
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Exeter: Webb & Bower [0-86350-110-9] 1986. (Small 4to) 223pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. Photographic endpapers, illustrated title page, black and white and color photographs, maps, tables, index. There is an ink mark on the front endpaper. "With the help of this book the reader will begin to appreciate the quite… Read more
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The Paris I Love...

by Clebert, Jean-Paul (Contributor Antoine Blondin; Photography by Patrice Molinard.)

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New York City: Tudor Publishing 1956. (Square 4to) np. Very good in very good plus dust jacket. Illustrated title page, black and white and color photographs, chronology. There is a previous owner's address label and inscription on the front endpapers and the dust jacket is lightly edgeworn with a minor closed tear at the top… Read more
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London: Chatto & Windus 1957. (Hardcover) 291pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Pale green cloth with gilt lettering and decorations to the spine. The dust jacket is price-clipped and edgeworn with a small chip to the spine corner and slightly faded along the spine. "The after-hatch was off. Hung high… Read more
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A Venetian Bestiary

by Morris, Jan

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9780500233542
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New York: Thames & Hudson [0-500-23354-3] 1982. (Hardcover) 128pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs and illustrations. Lightly bumped on the top edge and a rough patch of the front endpaper where a sticker has been removed. "Not since Ruskin has any writer been os closely… Read more
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