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The Paris That's Not in the Guide Books
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The Paris That's Not in the Guide Books

By Woon, Basil

New York: Robert M. McBride & Co, 1931. Hardcover. Very Good. [10], 269 p.; 21 cm. Dark green cloth with gilt-stamped spine title. Blind-stamped publisher's emblem on front cover. No dust jacket. Top page edges dark green. Map of Paris on endpapers. Copyright 1926 by Brentano's. Former owner inscription on half title: "Edwin Frank, Elkins Park, Pa." An amusing guide to night life and other fun in Paris in the 1920's. In Very Good Condition: cover is lightly soiled and rubbed; a few pages opened carelessly along the lower edges; clean and tight.

$36.00

Mediterranean Blue
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Mediterranean Blue

By Huddleston, Sisley

London: Evans Brothers, 1950. Hardcover. Near Fine -/very good -. 132 p., frontispiece and 16 unpaginated pages of illustrations; 22 cm. Blue cloth with gilt spine title. Map on endpapers. Illustrated dust jacket. "Third Impression" -- on dust jacket flap. Part of the Windows on the World series. The author combines history and travel along the Meditarranean coast of France and Italy. Book is in Near Fine- Condition: lower edge of cover slightly faded; page edges slightly soiled; interior is clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Very Good- Condition: edges rubbed; spine ends slightly chipped; lightly soiled; colors are bright.

$10.00

Portugal
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Portugal

By Campbell, Roy

Chicago: Henry Regnery Co, 1958. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 206 p., [8] p. of illustrations; 22 cm. Brown cloth with gilt spine title. Illustrated dust jacket designed by Bruce Petty. Former owner's name on front free endpaper: Monica Reynolds. Book is in Very Good Condition: slightly cocked; upper page edges lightly soiled; a few pencilled marginal notations and underlining; otherwise, clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Very Good Condition: edges rubbed; sunned on spine and along upper edge; color is bright.

$21.00

The Atlantic Monthly: A Magazine of Literature, Science, Art, and Politics Volume 77 [January - June 1896]
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The Atlantic Monthly: A Magazine of Literature, Science, Art, and Politics Volume 77 [January - June 1896]

Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Co, 1896. Hardcover. Near Fine -. 860 p.; 24 cm. Half black morocco with gilt-stamped spine title and embellishments; black morocco-grain cloth over boards. Contents include: articles by Agnes Repplier: The Fete de Gayant, and Old Wine and New -- The Children of the Road by Josiah Flynt -- Pirate Gold (in 3 parts) by F. J. Stimson -- the first appearance of two works by Henry James: Glasses, and The Old Things (the latter appeared in book form in 1897 as The Spoils of Poynton) -- The Bibliotaph by Leon H. Vincent -- An Elegy by Louise Imogen Guiniey -- Two New Social Departures by John M. Ludlow [about the foundation of the Industrial Union of Employers and Employed, and the holding of the first International Cooperative Congress] -- articles by G. Stanley Hall and F. W. Atkinson about the responses from 1189 teachers and superintendents to a questionnaire about public school teaching -- articles by Lafcadio Hearn: China and the Western World, and A Trip to Kyoto -- A Son of the Revolution by Octave Thanet (pseudonym of Alice French) -- The first appearance of Pilgrim Station by Mary Hallock Foote (retitled The Maid's Progress when it appeared in a collection of her stories later). A heavy book; for international shipping, it will have to be sent by priority international. In Near Fine- Condition: slightly rubbed; clean and tight.

$46.00

Picturesque World: A Magnificent Delineation of the Most Noted Scenes in Europe, and Giving Also Many Picturesque Views in Egypt, the Orient, Palestine, the Pacific; including also Asiatic and Australian Scenes; Together with the Most Notable Landscapes and Views of North and South America; descriptions of the scenes have been prepared by an extensive corps of distinguished tourists; the whole edited and revised by the eminent traveler, Edward L. Raymond
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Picturesque World: A Magnificent Delineation of the Most Noted Scenes in Europe, and Giving Also Many Picturesque Views in Egypt, the Orient, Palestine, the Pacific; including also Asiatic and Australian Scenes; Together with the Most Notable Landscapes and Views of North and South America; descriptions of the scenes have been prepared by an extensive corps of distinguished tourists; the whole edited and revised by the eminent traveler, Edward L. Raymond

By Raymond, Edward L.

Philadelphia: Delaware Press, 1899. Hardcover. Good -. [2] p., [320] leaves of plates; 28 x 36 cm. Black cloth with gilt-stamped spine and cover titles and cover illustration. "A Panoramic Reproduction of the Most Famous Street Scenes and Historical Landscapes" -- on front cover. Inscription on front fixed endpaper: "John L. Burns to Samuel F. Camac," 1900. Although not included in the title, North and South America are also represented. A fascinating collection of late 19th-century photographs of famous scenes. A heavy book; for international shipping, it will have to be sent by priority international. Scarce. In Good Condition: edges are rubbed; corners and ends of spine are frayed; cover is lightly soiled; hinges are weak; finger soiling in margins; several closed tears from lower edges of 2 cm. or less; 1 closed 4-cm. tear; text block is solid.

$49.00

Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca. Or, A Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels; Consisting of above Six Hundred of the most Authentic Writers ... Originally published by John Harris ... Now carefully revised, with large additions, and continued down to the present time; including particular accounts of the manufactures and commerce of each country
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Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca. Or, A Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels; Consisting of above Six Hundred of the most Authentic Writers ... Originally published by John Harris ... Now carefully revised, with large additions, and continued down to the present time; including particular accounts of the manufactures and commerce of each country

By Harris, John

London: T. Woodward, 1744. Hardcover. Good. 2 volumes: vol. 1: [8], xvi, [8], 984 p., [16] leaves of plates; vol. 2: [10], 1056, [22] p., frontispiece and [21] leaves of plates: tables; 44 cm. Contemporary? half calf with seven compartments between raised bands. Gilt-tooled title in second compartment of vol. 1: Harris's Voyages. Plain light grey paper over boards. Leaves are untrimmed. Title pages in red and black. Vol. 1 imprint: Printed for T. Woodward, A. Ward, S. Birt, D. Browne, T. Longman, R. Hett, C. Hitch, H. Whitridge, S. Austen, J. Hodges, J. Robinson, B. Dod, T. Harris, J. Hinton, and J. Rivington. Vol. 2 imprint the same, except for omission of A. Ward. The dedication to George II with royal crest and signed by Carteret appears opposite the title page in vol. 1. A second dedication, "To the merchants of Great-Britain" signed "The author" follows the title page. Index and "List of Charts, Maps and Cutts, in this Work" follow text in vol. 2. Woodcut head pieces, tail-pieces, and initial letters. Bookplate of the Museum Library of the University of Pennsylvania on each front fixed endpaper, stamped " No longer the property of the University Museum Library." A heavy set; for international shipping, they will have to be sent by priority international. Lacking maps (except plans of Lima and Canton in v.1 and Peking in v.2) and some other leaves of plates (38 plates present of 61 called for); otherwise, in Good Condition: front boards detached but present; lacking most of leather from vol. 2 spine; text blocks are solid; clean and bright.

$3296.00

Nakahama Manjiro's Hyosen Kiryaku: A Companion Book; Produced for the exhibition Drifting: Nakahama Manjiro's Tale of Discovery -- An Illustrated Manuscrift Recounting Ten Years of Adventure at Sea at the Rosenbach Museum & Library, Philadelphia October 5, 1999-January 30, 2000
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Nakahama Manjiro's Hyosen Kiryaku: A Companion Book; Produced for the exhibition Drifting: Nakahama Manjiro's Tale of Discovery -- An Illustrated Manuscrift Recounting Ten Years of Adventure at Sea at the Rosenbach Museum & Library, Philadelphia October 5, 1999-January 30, 2000

Philadelphia: Rosenbach Museum & Library, 1999. Paperback. Very Good +. 116 p.: full-page color reproductions of the pages of the manuscript; 26 cm. Black paperback with blue wrapper, which has silver spine and cover titles and color pastedown on front cover. Nakahama Manjiro was shipwrecked in 1841 with four other Japanese sailors. After rescue by American whalers, he spent a decade in the United States before earning enough money in the California Gold Rush to return to Japan. His fascinating story of life in this foreign land was recorded and illustrated by hand. This publication accompanied the exhibition by the Rosenbach in 1999 and 2000 of a copy, probably owned by Manjiro himself. In Very Good+ Condition: head of spine rubbed; one closed 1-cm. tear from upper edge of wrapper; faint stain at tail of spine on wrapper; otherwise, clean and bright.

$36.00

The Ancient and Modern History of the Balearick Islands; Or of the Kingdom of Majorca: Which Comprehends the Islands of Majorca, Minorca, Yviça, Formentera and others; With Their Natural and Geographical Description; Translated from the Original Spanish
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The Ancient and Modern History of the Balearick Islands; Or of the Kingdom of Majorca: Which Comprehends the Islands of Majorca, Minorca, Yviça, Formentera and others; With Their Natural and Geographical Description; Translated from the Original Spanish

By Dameto, Juan Bautista; Mut, Vincente

London: William Innys, 1716. Hardcover. Very Good. [16], 304, [16] p.; 20 cm. Contemporary calf boards; flax spine repair dyed to match boards, with gilt-tooled leather spine label. Publisher's advertisements on page following Contents and on final page after the end of the index. Title page within double-ruled border. Woodcut head-pieces, tailpieces, and initial letters. Engraved armorial bookplate on front fixed endpaper: Richard Snead Cox, Eaton Bishop. Richard Snead Cox (1820-1899) of Broxwood Court in Eaton Bishop, Hertsfordshire, England, was the father of the painter Walter Ignatius Cox, who eventually settled in San Francisco. Ex-library: stamped "The Pennsylvania State University Library" on title page verso; no other library markings. This is the very scarce first edition of the English translation by Colen Campbell (1676-1729) of the Historia General del Reino de Mallorca by Juan Dameto and Vicente Mut. Includes index. Lacking the 2 maps; otherwise, in Very Good Condition: upper corner of front board rubbed; title page darkened along gutter; otherwise, clean and tight.

$464.00

Abroad in America: Visitors to the New Nation 1776-1914; Edited and with an Introduction by Marc Pachter; co-edited by Frances Wein
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Abroad in America: Visitors to the New Nation 1776-1914; Edited and with an Introduction by Marc Pachter; co-edited by Frances Wein

By Pachter, Marc, editor

Reading, Mass: Addison-Wesley Publishing Co. in association with the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, 1976. Hardcover. Fine/very good +. xix, [1], 347 p.: illustrations; 26 cm. Brown and gold cover with gilt spine title. Brown endpapers. Dust jacket designed to look like an envelope with a red seal. Contains articles about 29 travellers who wrote about their visit to the United States from 1776 to 1914, from Marquis de Chastellux to H. G. Wells. Published in conjunction with an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. Book is in Fine Condition: clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Very Good+ Condition: lightly soiled; upper edge slightly creased.

$13.00

Emerson in Italy; Photographs by Evelyn Hofer; Text by Evelyn Barish
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Emerson in Italy; Photographs by Evelyn Hofer; Text by Evelyn Barish

By Hofer, Evelyn; Barish, Evelyn

New York: Henry Holt and Co, 1989. Hardcover. Fine/very good +. [10], 116 p.: color and black-and-white photographs; 31 cm. Brown cloth with black spine title. Illustrated dust jacket. Stated First Edition. In 1833, Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) travelled to Malta, Sicily, and Italy before going on to other parts of Europe. This book pairs excerpts from his letters and other writings with photographs taken in 1986 and 1987. Book is in Fine Condition: clean and bright. Dust jacket is in Very Good+ Condition: rubbed; back section is scraped; clean and bright.

$19.00

Innovations in Paper, vol. 7 no. 1 [Vinalhaven, Maine]
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Innovations in Paper, vol. 7 no. 1 [Vinalhaven, Maine]

By Jamison, Philip; Krause, George

Fitchburg, Mass: Weyerhaeuser Co, 1975. Paperback. Fine. 20 p.: illustrations; 28 cm. Stapled paperback. About the American artist Philip Jamison and Vinalhaven, Maine, where he paints in the summer. Includes one 2-page illustration and one full-page illustration by Jamison, as well as smaller examples of his work. The photographs of Vinalhaven are by George Krause. In Fine Condition: clean and bright.

$16.00

Roughing It by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) Fully Illustrated by Eminent Artists (Issued by Subscription Only, and Not For Sale in Book Stores)
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Roughing It by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) Fully Illustrated by Eminent Artists (Issued by Subscription Only, and Not For Sale in Book Stores)

By Twain, Mark

Hartford, Conn: American Publishing Company, 1872. Hardcover. Good. Imprint continued: "F.G. Gilman & Co., Chicago, Ill.; W.E. Bliss, Toledo, Ohio; Nettleton & Co., Cincinnati, Ohio; D. Ashmead, Philadelphia, Penn.; J. W. Goodspeed, new Orleans, La.; A. Roman & Company, San Francisco, Cal." xviii, [19]-591, [1] p.: frontispieces, 7 leaves of plates (often described as 2 frontispieces and 6 plates), and many in-text drawings; 23 cm. Original publisher's dark brown cloth with gilt-stamped spine title and front cover illustration with title. Blind-stamped borders and corner ornaments on both boards; blind-stamped publisher's emblem on back board. No dust jacket (as issued). Peach endpapers. Publisher's advertisement on one page following text. One plate is bound in facing the frontispiece; they are separated by a tissue guard. This is the first edition, in a mixed state, containing first issue points and one second issue point. First issue points present are: p. 156 a capital "T" in "Trees" and "thirteenth" rather than "sixteenth"; capital "E" in "Eastern" on p. 330; and an advertisement on the page following the text. A partial second state point is the lack of the word "his" on p. 242, but still containing "he" on the line above. Howes, C 481; BAL, 3337, which notes that no sequence has been established for the variant imprints listing various agents for the sale of the book. In Good Condition: edges are rubbed, corners rubbed through; minor loss at ends of spine; cloth has separated along front joint (as is common with this binding); clean and solid.

$129.00

Cornwall
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Cornwall

Norwich: Jarrold Publishing, 1990. Paperback. Fine. [64] p.: color photographs; 30 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. A well-illustrated guide to beautiful Cornwall, England. In Fine Condition: clean and bright.

$10.00

Society, Manners, and Politics in the United States: Letters on North America by Michel Chevalier; Edited and with an Introduction by John William Ward
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Society, Manners, and Politics in the United States: Letters on North America by Michel Chevalier; Edited and with an Introduction by John William Ward

By Chevalier, Michel

Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1969. Paperback. Very Good. First printing, Cornell Paperbacks, 1969. xviii, [2], 419 p.; 19 cm. Paperback with illustrated cover. Translated after the T. G. Bradford Edition. While travelling through the United States from 1833 to 1835, Michel Chevalier sent letters back to Journal des Débats, which were published in several French editions in the following three years. The first English editon came out in 1839, translated from the third French editon by T. G. Bradford. This edition corrects errors in that edition. In Very Good Condition: cover is rubbed; lower corners creased; former owner's name on half title page; otherwise, clean and tight.

$9.00

Café & Kuchen: Die Besten Cafés in Deutschland, getestet und empfohlen
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Café & Kuchen: Die Besten Cafés in Deutschland, getestet und empfohlen

By Eckert, Gerhard

Lübeck, Ger: Verlag Lübecker Nachrichten, 1981. Hardcover. Near Fine. 160 p.; 22 cm. Dark brown illustrated cloth with light brown spine and cover titles. Maps on endpapers. Arranged alphabetically by city. Entirely in German. In Near Fine Condition: top page edges slightly soiled; otherwise, clean and tight.

$9.00

Donald Duck Sees South America; Told by H. Marion Palmer; Illustrated by the Walt Disney Studio [Walt Disney Story Books]
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Donald Duck Sees South America; Told by H. Marion Palmer; Illustrated by the Walt Disney Studio [Walt Disney Story Books]

By Palmer, H. Marion

Boston: D. C. Heath and Co, 1945. Hardcover. Good +. [6], 137, [1] p.: line drawings and color illustrations; maps; 22 cm. Hardback with illustration cover; red spine title. Series title on back cover: Walt Disney Story Books. Orange endpapers with illustrations in white in the shape of South America. Former owners' names on front endpapers. Donald Duck explores South America enthusiastically. The author, Helen Marion Palmer (1898-1967), was an American author of children's books and the wife of Theodor Seuss Geisel (Dr. Seuss). In Good+ Condition: corners are frayed; cover is rubbed and lightly soiled; 2 pages with color embellishments in the margins by a former owner; a few pages lightly soiled; closed 3-cm. from lower edge of one page; otherwise, clean and tight. Illustrations are bright.

$16.00

Partial Views: Essays on Contemporary Japan
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Partial Views: Essays on Contemporary Japan

By Richie, Donald

Tokyo: Japan Times, 1995. Paperback. Near Fine/fine. ix, [1], 205, [1] p.; 18 cm. Paperback with orange cover. Dust jacket in mustard. Contains 23 essays, papers, and addresses written by the author over a period of 25 years. Donald Richie (1924-2013) was an American who spent most of his adult life in Japan writing about Japanese culture, especially film. Book is in Near Fine Condition: one page corner creased; clean and tight. Dust jacket is in Fine Condition: clean and bright.

$36.00

Insight Guides: Tuscany; Edited by Rosemary Bailey; Principal photography by Albano Guatti and Patrizia Gianotti
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Insight Guides: Tuscany; Edited by Rosemary Bailey; Principal photography by Albano Guatti and Patrizia Gianotti

London: APA Publications; Houghton Mifflin Co, 1993. Paperback. Very Good +. Distributed in the United States by Houghton Mifflin Co. 360 p.: color illustrations, maps; 23 cm. In Very Good+ Condition: edges rubbed; lower corner of front cover creased; clean and tight.

$12.00

Spain and Portugal; edited by Doré Ogrizek
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Spain and Portugal; edited by Doré Ogrizek

By Ogrizek, Doré, editor

London; New York; Toronto: McGraw-Hill Book Co, 1953. Hardcover. Near Fine -/good. Part of the publisher's The World in Color Series. 479, [5] p.: color illustrations, maps; 20 cm. Red cloth with gilt spine title. Illustrated endpapers by Paolo Ferreira. Includes index. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. Book is in Near Fine- Condition: upper page edges soiled; otherwise, clean and bright. Dust jacket is in Good Condition: loss at head of spine; soiled.

$14.00

Michelin France 1964
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Michelin France 1964

Paris: Pneu Michelin, 1964. Hardcover. Very Good. 1000 p.: maps; 20 cm. Red cover printed in black. Pages 11-43 are printed in French, English, Italian, and German. The majority of the book is arranged alphabetically by location, with text in French. In Very Good Condition: edges rubbed; starting to separate at head of back joint; pages are clean and tight.

$19.00

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