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image of A Journey in the Back Country; Frederick Law Olmsted; With a New Introduction by Clement Eaton

A Journey in the Back Country; Frederick Law Olmsted; With a New Introduction by Clement Eaton

by Olmsted, Frederick Law

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1970
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Very Good +
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$21.00

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New York: Schocken Books, 1970. Paperback. Very Good +. xxiii, [8], 12-492 p.20; cm. Paperback. Part of the series Sourcebooks in Negro History. Frederick Law Olmsted (1822-1903), best known today as a landscape architect, was also a journalist and social critic. In 1853 and 1854 he travelled on horseback from New Orleans to Richmond,… Read more
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image of The Holiday Makers: Magazines, Advertising, and Mass Tourism in Postwar America

The Holiday Makers: Magazines, Advertising, and Mass Tourism in Postwar America

by Popp, Richard K.

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
2012
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780807142844
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$43.00

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Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2012. Hardcover. Fine/fine. ix, [3], 204 p.: illustrations; 24 cm. Red cloth with gilt spine title. Illustrated dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, June 2012. In The Holiday Makers, "the magazine industry serves as a window into postwar media and consumer society, showing… Read more
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image of A Wanderer in Florence by E. V. Lucas; With Sixteen Illustrations in Colour by Harry Morley, Thirty-eight Photographs from Paintings and Sculpture and a Map

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London: Methuen & Co, 1923. Hardcover. Very Good. Twenty-third Edition, Revised. xvii, [1], 376 p.: tissue-guarded color frontispiece, 15 leaves of color illustrations, 38 leaves of black and white photographs, 1 double-page map; 19 cm. Half red polished leather with gilt-stamped decoration and gilt-stamped leather spine label with title; red cloth over boards. Top page… Read more
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image of A Wanderer in London by E. V. Lucas; With Sixteen Illustrations in Colour by Nelson Dawson, Thirty-six Other Illustrations and a Map

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London: Methuen & Co, 1923. Hardcover. Very Good. Twenty-third Edition, Revised. xiv, [2], 290 p.: tissue-guarded color frontispiece, 15 leaves of color illustrations, 36 leaves of black and white illustrations, 1 double-page map; 19 cm. Half red polished leather with gilt-stamped decoration and gilt-stamped leather spine label with title; red cloth over boards. No… Read more
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image of Western Union Traveler's Cable Code -- Revised Edition

Western Union Traveler's Cable Code -- Revised Edition

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1925
Condition
Good +
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$36.00

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New York: Western Union, 1925. Paperback. Good +. 72 p.: illustrations; 14 cm. Illustrated card covers; stapled. No date of publication; includes illustrations of what appear to be teletypewriters, which were introduced in 1923. Intended for American travellers to Europe, with addresses of European cable offices on the cover and other services for travellers offered.… Read more
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image of Historic Old Saint Augustine Fla.: Oldest City in the United States

Historic Old Saint Augustine Fla.: Oldest City in the United States

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1938
Condition
Near Fine
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$29.00

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Chicago: Curt Teich & Co, 1938. Paperback. Near Fine. [32] p.: color illustrations, map; 12 x 17 cm. Illustrated wrapper included in page count; stapled. Wrapper title. Illustrations consist of reproductions of 15 of the C. T. Art-Colortone postcards produced by Curt Teich & Co. In Near Fine Condition: ends of spine rubbed; clean… Read more
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image of Seven Tours to the Paris Exposition of 1900 -- Raymond & Whitcomb's Tours: All Traveling Expenses Included

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Boston: Raymond & Whitcomb, 1900. Paperback. Good. 48, [2] p., 7 leaves of illustrations, 1 leaf of a folded map (20 x 30 cm.); 11 x 14 cm. Wrapper title; wrapper printed in red and black. Small embossed stamp on back of front wrapper: Baker Library, Harvard University. Raymond & Whitcomb offered 7 tours to… Read more
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image of A Six Weeks Tour, Through the Southern Counties of England and Wales . . . Interspersed With Accounts of the Seats of the Nobility and Gentry, and other Objects worthy of Notice

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Dublin: J. Milliken, 1771. Hardcover. Very Good. "The Second Edition, Corrected and enlarged." xii, 1 leaf of an engraved plate (folded), 51, 50-284, [20] p.: 1 in-text engraved illustration, tables; 20 cm. Contemporary full calf; modern bonded leather spine label with gilt-tooled title: Six Weeks Tour. Folded plate, often bound as frontispiece, is here bound… Read more
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$670.00
image of Anatomy of a Bullfight

Anatomy of a Bullfight

by Greenfield, Arthur

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1961
Condition
Fine
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$14.00

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New York & London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1961. Hardcover. Fine/good. x, [2], 116 p.: illustrations; 24 cm. Light grey cloth with red spine title and black cover illustration. White dust jacket with title in red and illustration in red and black. Top page edges red. Endpapers illustrated. Illustrations by E. de G.… Read more
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image of Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine vol. 60 July-Dec. 1846 -- American Edition vol. 23

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New York: Leonard Scott & Co, 1846. Hardcover. Good +. [2], 776 p.; 23 cm. Contemporary half calf with marbled paper over boards. Gilt-tooled spine title "Blackwood's Magazine"; blind-tooled decoration on spine. This volume contains fiction (including satire and horror), reviews and other nonfiction including travel, and poetry, all published anonymously, as was typical of… Read more
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$46.00
image of Scientific American Supplement -- No. 1040, Dec. 7, 1895 [the Jackson-Harmsworth polar expedition]

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New York: Munn & Co, 1895. Paperback. Very Good. 16 pages (paginated [1], 16616-16630 p.): illustrations; 41 cm. Contains illustrated articles about Emperor Frederick's monument at Worth; ball bearings and rubber tires for carriages; the coinage of Rome by G. F. Hill; and the Jackson-Harmsworth polar expedition. Also, The Nitrogen of the Air as a Plant… Read more
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image of Scientific American Supplement -- No. 1021, July 27, 1895 [the North Sea and Baltic canal]

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New York: Munn & Co, 1895. Paperback. Very Good +. 16 pages (paginated [1], 16312-16326 p.): illustrations; 41 cm. Features an illustrated article about the opening of the North Sea and Baltic canal; a continuation of an article on the tin plate industry in the United States; several articles on photography; an illustrated article about Count von… Read more
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image of Sassa Yo Yassa: Japanische Tänze; Text von Bernhard Kellermann; Lichtdrucke und Aetzungen nach Studien von Karl Walser

Sassa Yo Yassa: Japanische Tänze; Text von Bernhard Kellermann; Lichtdrucke und Aetzungen nach Studien von Karl Walser

by Kellermann, Bernhard; Walser, Karl

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1920
Condition
Very Good +
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$31.00

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Berlin: Paul Cassirer, 1920. Hardcover. Very Good +. Third edition. 134, [6] p., color frontispiece and 11 leaves of plates (3 in color): full-page illustrations; 20 cm. Calf spine with gilt spine title; color decorated paper over boards. Top page edges red. White ribbon bookmark. Plates tipped in on light green paper. Title… Read more
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image of Good Words for 1866; Edited by Norman MacLeod and illustrated by J. Wolf, R. P. Leitch, W. Small, G. J. Pinwell, A. B. Houghton, J. W. North, M. E. Edwards, and Others

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London / New York: Strahan & Co, 1866. Hardcover. Very Good -. vi, 862 p., frontispiece and 30 leaves of plates: in-text illustrations; 24 cm. Contemporary half calf with six spine compartments between raised bands; gilt- and blind-rolled decoration on spine. Marbled paper over boards. Former owner's name on front free endpaper: Eliza A. Brown.… Read more
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$26.00
image of Oberbayrische Fahrten; Mit mehr als 190 neuen Bildern

Oberbayrische Fahrten; Mit mehr als 190 neuen Bildern

by Köhler, Werner

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1925
Condition
Very Good +
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$15.00

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Berlin: Franz Schneider Verlag, 1925. Hardcover. Very Good +. 220, [4] p.: illustrations; 25 cm. White cloth with gilt spine title; color illustration on front cover. Top page edges blue. Publisher's list of titles in the series Deuytsche Fahrten on page facing title page. Publisher's advertisements on final 3 unpaginated pages. Includes index.… Read more
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image of Ein Erbhof im Allgäu von Edwin Erich Dwinger; Mit bildern von Hans Retzlaff und Waltraut Dwinger

Ein Erbhof im Allgäu von Edwin Erich Dwinger; Mit bildern von Hans Retzlaff und Waltraut Dwinger

by Dwinger, Edwin Erich

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1937
Condition
Very Good -
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$25.00

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Munich: F. Bruckmann, 1937. Hardcover. Very Good -. 143, [1] p.: illustrations; 23 cm. Green cloth with gilt stamped spien and cover titles. Former owner's bookplate on front fixed endpaper of "Hans M. Sylvester, M.D." The author, Edwin Erich Dwinger (1898-1981), was one of the most popular authors in Nazi Germany. He published many… Read more
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image of Prag von Joseph Neuwirth; Zweite, völlig umgearbeitete Auflage

Prag von Joseph Neuwirth; Zweite, völlig umgearbeitete Auflage

by Neuwirth, Joseph

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1912
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Very Good +
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$16.00

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Leipzig: E. A. Seemann, 1912. Hardcover. Very Good +. 168 p.: black-and-white photographs; 24 cm. Light brown cloth with dark brown spine and cover titles and front cover decoration. Series title on front cover: Berühmte Kunststäatten Band 8. All page edges black. Black endpapers. Includes index. Publisher's advertisement on p. 168. … Read more
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image of Physical Geography of the Holy Land

Physical Geography of the Holy Land

by Kitto, John

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Classic Books and Ephemera
Published
1848
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Very Good -
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$26.00

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London: C. Cox, 1848. Hardcover. Very Good -. "From the 'Pictorial History of Palestine.'" 434 p.; 15 cm. Contemporary half calf with marbled paper over boards. Gilt-tooled spine title. Front fixed endpaper bears bookplate of the Rev. J. Congreve, Overslade. John Congreve opened Overslade private classical school near Rugby, England, by 1854. In the… Read more
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image of A Visit to the Western Coast of Norway by W. Wittich [bound with] Popular Customs, Sports, and Recollections of the South of Italy by Charles MacFarlane

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London: C. Cox, 1848. Hardcover. Fair. 216, 224 p.: illustrations; 15 cm. Contemporary half calf with marbled paper over boards. Gilt-tooled spine title. Popular Customs, Sports, and Recollections of the South of Italy by Charles MacFarlane was published in London by Charles Knight & Co. in 1846. Front fixed endpaper bears bookplate of the… Read more
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image of Reisen und Streifzüge in Mexiko und Nordamerika 1849-1856; Herausgegeben und eingeleitet von Siegfried Augustin; Mit ethnologischen Anmerkungen von Egon Renner

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Stuttgart, Germany: Thienemann, Edition Erdmann, 1986. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good -. 375 p.: illustrations; 21 cm. Brown cloth with black and white spine title; blind-stamped illustration on front cover. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrated dust jacket printed in black and green. Part of the publisher's series Alte Abenteuerliche Reiseberichte. Undated gift inscription on series title… Read more
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