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AQUITANIA Luncheon Menu; with HENRY GEORGE GAWTHORN  Cover Illustration
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AQUITANIA Luncheon Menu; with HENRY GEORGE GAWTHORN Cover Illustration

By Cunard Steamship Company, ltd.

England: Cunard Steamship Company, ltd., 1927. 81/2 x 6 1/4, 4 leaves, full color cover illustration by HENRY GEORGE GAWTHORN (BRITISH, 1879 - 1941), (players on the green at St. Andrews Golf Course), Menu of R.M.S. Aquitania -Thursday Aug. 18,1927 (2 leaves, rear wrap is blank in clean, bright condition,. Very Good. Menu.



By Canada Steamship Lines.

(Montreal?): Canada Steamship Lines., 1948. full color wraps, [20] p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps, Maps on folded end papers. "Canada Steamship Lines presents Detroit-Duluth Cruise, season 1948" in very good condition. 4to. 26 Cm. Very Good. Transportation.


BERMUDA: A Few Highways and Byways

By Ethel and Catharine F Tucker

Edinburg,: Pillans & Wilson full color paste-down illustration on illustrated covers, no publisher noted, (Pillans and Wilson were the printers), no date, 1940's? unpaginated, contains 12 full color mounted plates depicting Bermuda scenes, with descriptive text, covers have small edge tears, some scattered foxing internally, all plates are clean and bright, this printing not common,. Paperbound. Good. Illus. by Illustrated By Ethel and Catharine F Tucker. 8vo,. art,.


PICTURESQUE CANADA; The Country As It Was an Is. Illustrated Under the Supervision of L.R. O'Brien.; 2 Volumes

By George Monro Grant; Lucius Richard O'Brien

Toronto: Belden Bros, 1882. green pictorial cloth cover and spine, all edges gilt, 2 volumes (Ix, 880 pages) illustrations, plates. vol. 1 has added t.p.,engraved. Contents; v. 1. Quebec: Historical review, by G. M. Grant. Quebec, picturesque and descriptive, by A. M. Machar. French Canadian life and character, by J. G. A. Creighton. Montreal, by A. J. Bray and J. Lesperance. The lower Ottawa, by R. V. Rogers and C. P. Mulvany. Ottawa, by F. A. Dixon. The upper Ottawa, by C. P. Mulvany. Lumbering, by G. M. Grant and A. Fleming. The upper lakes, by G. A. Mackenzie. The North-west: Manitoba, by G. M. Grant; Red river to Hudson’s bay, by R. Bell; The Mennonites, by J. B. McLaren; Winnipeg to Rocky mountains, by G. M. Grant. The Niagara district, by Louise Murray. Toronto.and vicinity, by G. M. Adam.--v. 2. From Toronto westward, by J. H. Hunter. From Toronto to lake Huron, by A. Kemp and G. M. Grant. Georgian bay, and the Muskoka lakes, by G. M. Adam. Central Ontario, by J. H. Hunter. Eastern Ontario, by G. M. Grant and A. M. Machar. South-eastern Quebec, by J. H. Hunter. The lower St. Lawrence and the Saguenay, by J. G. A. Creighton. New Brunswick, by C.G.D. Roberts, Nova Scotia, by R. Murray and Mrs. A. Simpson. Cape Breton, by R. Murray and J. McLennan. Prince Edward island, by R. Murray. British Columbia, by G.M. Grant. edited by George Monro Grant ; illustrated under the supervision of L.R. O'Brien. wear at edges and corners, some light soil. light wear at spine ends, a sound set. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Folio, (33 x 25 cm). Hardbound,.


DISCOVERIES IN THE RUINS OF NINEVEH AND BABYLON : with travels in Armenia, Kurdistan and the desert : being the result of a second expedition undertaken for the trustees of the British Museum

By Austen Henry Layard; A R George

London: Folio Society, 2011. contained in a slip case, xxiii, 633 pages, 26 pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, in publishers' shrink wrap, "Originally published in two parts, by John Murray in 1853. The text of this edition follows that of the first edition, with minor emendations." CONTENTS: Preface; 1. The trustees of the British Museum resume excavations at Nineveh; 2. The Lake of Wan; 3. Reception by the Yezidis; 4. State of the excavations on my return to Mosul; 5. Renewal of excavations at Kouyunjik; 6. Discovery of grand entrance to the Palace of Kouyunjik; 7. Road opened for removal of Winged Lions; 8. Contents of newly-discovered chamber; 9. Visit to the Winged Lions by night; 10. Visit to Kalah Sherghat prevented; 11. Preparations for a journey to the Khabour; 12. Arban; 13. Residence at Arban; 14. Leave Arban; 15. Departure from the Khabour.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Folio (26cm). Hardbound.



By Ibn Batuta; Tim Mackintosh-Smith; Tahir Shah; Julie Snook; Folio Society

London: The Folio Society, 2012. boxed, xxviii, 353 pages, 24 pages of plates : colour illustrations and maps.endpaper maps, a fine copy in a fine presentation case, "The Travels of Ibn Battutah, edited by Tim Mackintosh-Smith, was originally published by Picador, an imprint of Pan Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd, in 2002. Mackintosh-Smith abridged his edition from the translation by Professors Sir Hamilton Gibb and C.F. Beckingham, originally published by the Hakluyt Society in four volumes in 1958-94. The text of this edition follows that of the 2003 Picador edition, with minor emendations"--Title page verso. "Frontispiece: A caravan of pilgrims embarking for Mecca, from al-Hariri's Maqamat, 1237"--Title page verso.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo,. (26 cm). Hardbound,.



By Walter J Phillips; Frederick Niven

Toronto: T. Nelson and Sons, 1947. green, pict. cloth dust jacket, pp., x, 125 , [32] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color), Map on lining paper, Includes index, d.j. has edge & corner wear, small piece missing top edge of back panel, d.j., shows some light soil, in protective mylar jacket, CONTENTS: 1. Arrival: Banff : Castle Mountain -- 2. Lake Louise -- 3. With Other Travellers to Lake O'Hara -- 4. Peaks and Precipices -- 5. Quiet Forests and Loud Waters -- 6. Emerald and Jade -- 7. Glacier Park -- 8. On the Banff-Windermere Road -- 9. The Lake of the Hanging Glaciers -- 10. Mountain Men -- 11. Two Lesser Parks -- 12. The Trail Riders' Map -- 13. Not Scenery Only -- 14. High Country -- 15. Blue and Gold -- 16. Happy Returns.. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Walter J Phillips. 8vo,. (25 cm). Hardcover,.


DIAMONDS IN THE SKY : a social history of air Travel

By Kenneth Hudson; Julian Pettifer

London: Bodley Head :British Broadcasting Corp, 1979. blue cloth, gilt spine, 240 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations (some color), signed on front endpaper by Julian Pettifer, d.j is price clipped, in protective mylar. . Signed By Pettifer. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to.,. Hardbound.



By Crewe Fred;

Milwaukee,: The North American Press;, 1921. bound in gilt, pictorial , olive green suede ,all edges gilt, unpaginated (190) pp., illustrated with photographs of the Klondyke Stampede taken in 1897-98, frontispiece, black & white half tone photographs, vignettes, one full page plate in color, worn at edges, spine has perished, needs to be repaired., SCARCE. Size: 0blong 8 Vo.,. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. Oblon 8 Vo., . Hardbound.


Itineraries of the Second Khedivial Expedition : memoir explaining the New Map of Midian made by the Egyptian Staff-officers, Journal of the Royal Geographical Society, 1879, V.49

By Burton Richard F

London: John Murray, 1879. professionally rebound in dark brown calf,half binding, with chocolate brown book cloth, marbled endpapers, titles in gilt on black lambskin, colored map is in very good condition. small library ink stamps on title page, CONTENTS: Front Matter (pp. i-cxxvii); Report of the Council (pp. v-xvi) ; Itineraries of the Second Khedivial Expedition: Memoir Explaining the New Map of Midian Made by the Egyptian Staff-Officers (pp. 1-150; A Visit to Lissa and Pelagosa (pp. 151-190) (also by Richard F. Burton); An Account of the Country Traversed by the Second Column of the Tal-Cho'tia'li Field Force in the Spring of 1879 (pp. 190-319) by R. C. Temple; (large folding colored map is present): The Modifications of the External Aspects of Organic Nature Produced by Man's Interference (pp. 320-392) ; Notes upon Some Astronomical Observations Made in Kordofan and Darfur (pp. 392-398) by H. G. Prout and W. J. Turner ;(folding colored map is present): Zeno's Frislanda Is Iceland and Not the Færoes (pp. 398-412) by Admiral Irminger; Zeno's Frislanda Is Not Iceland, but the Færoes; An Answer to Admiral Irminger (pp. 412-420), Approximate Determination of Positions in South-Western China (pp. 421-433) G. Colborne Baber ; Index (pp. 434-444) ; ( all maps called for are present ). Hard Cover. Very Good. 8 Vo,.. Hardbound,.


The King's Highway from Portland to Kittery; stagecoach & tavern days on the old post road.

By Herbert G Jones

Portland, Me: Longfellow Press, 1953. red cloth, gilt spine, 226 pages illustrations, signed by author, one of 2000 copies, spine of d.j. toned, ink sig of former owner on front free endpaper. in protective mylar jacket.. Signed Edition of 2000 Copies. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Pen sketches by the Author. 8 Vo,.. Hardcover.


THE LAST VIKING : the life of Roald Amundsen

By Stephen R Bown

Madeira Park, British Columbia: Douglas and McIntyre, 2013. cream cloth, gilt spine, xxii, 356 pages, 31 pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits, a fine copy., CONTENTS: 1. West -- The boy from the Mountain Kingdom -- Polar apprentice -- An extraordinary plan -- Where Franklin died -- An education at Gjøahavn -- 2. South -- "I resolved upon a coup" -- The Napoleon of the Poles -- Dogs and skis -- A featureless expanse of snow -- 3. East -- A hero returns -- A new battlefield -- The frozen reaches of Tartary -- 4. North -- Grounded dreams -- The Arctic Phoenix -- The dirigible and the fascist -- A massed attack on the polar regions -- 5. Lost -- No more Poles to conquer -- Epilogue: the end of the Heroic Age. "The life of Roald Amundsen, the greatest of all polar explorers, has never before been told in its full brilliance, heartbreak, and glory. As the 20th century began, the four great geographical mysteries -- the Northwest Passage, the Northeast Passage, the South Pole, and the North Pole -- remained blank spots on the globe. Within 20 years Amundsen would claim all four prizes." (from the dust jacket). First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8 Vo,. (23 cm). Hardbound.


A historical and statistical account of New-Brunswick, B.N.A., with advice to Emigrants

By Atkinson, W. Christopher

Edinburgh: Printed by Anderson & Bryce, 1844. orig, red, blind-stamped cloth, gilt spine, alll edges gilt, 284 pages : illustrations (one full page plate, Mascreen Church, St. George, New Brunswick...,), 3 text illustrations, folding map, (Sketch of the River St. John with the contigous country...) wear at all edges, mark at mid-spine, binding shows soil over all, hinges broken but holding, . Third Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 12 mo ,(17 cm). Hardcover.


SOO THAH : a tale of the making of the Karen Nation

By Alonzo Bunker; Henry Clay Mabie

London & Edinburgh: Fleming & Revell,, 1902. red, pict. cloth, cover, dec. spine.,280 pages, [11] leaves of plates : illustrations, portraits, light wear at corners else a bright, clean copy, small ink sig on front free endpaper, Bunker was for thirty years a resident among the Karens ; with an introduction by Henry C. Mabie ...a fine example of an American Trade binding,. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo.,. Hardbound.


THE ARCTIC REGIONS: their situation, appearance, climate, and Zoology

By William Scoresby

London: The Religious Tract Society, n.d. (1848-49) orig. blind-stamped, gilt decorated cloth, cover and spine, 192 pages,spine is faded, small area of fade to lower rear cover, a tight, clean, copy. "The following pages contain, in an abridged and somewhat modified form, the substance of the first volume of captain ... Scoresby's work on the Arctic Regions and the Whale-fishery, Edinburgh, 1820; with the omission of the third chapter on the Hydrographical Survey of the Greenland Sea.". Hard Cover. Very Good. 16 mo (14 cm).



By Fry, John

[San Diego, Calif.]: John Fry Productions, 1987. pict. paper, wraps, 44 pages : illustrations. Centennial edition, in very good condition, . Paperbound. Very Good. 8 vo,..


MONUMENTAL PLACES : national parks and monuments in the Grand Canyon state.

By Gregory McNamee

Phoenix, Ariz: Arizona Highways, 2007. pict. wraps, 80 pages : color illustrations, color map, "Featuring select images by Arizona highways photographers." Includes index., CONTENTS: Grand Canyon National Park -- Pipe Spring National Monument -- Vermilion Cliffs National Monument -- Grand Canyon-Parshant National Monument -- Canyon de Chelly National Monument -- Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site -- Navajo National Monument -- Petrified Forest National Park -- Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument -- Walnut Canyon National Monument -- Tuzigoot National Monument -- Montezuma Castle National Monument -- Tonto National Monument -- Agua Fria National Monument -- Saguaro National Park -- Casa Grande Ruins National Monument -- Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument -- Ironwood Forest National Monument -- Chiricahua National Monument -- Coronado National Memorial.. Paperbound. Fine. Foilio,. Paperbound.


A LABYRINTH OF KINGDOMS : 10,000 miles through Islamic Africa

By Kemper,Steve

New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2012. cloth, pp., xi, 415 : illustrations, map endpapers, maps , CONTENTS: Preparations -- Invitation to Africa -- At the edge of the desert -- First steps -- Stalled in Murzuk -- The palace of demons -- To Ai¨r -- Plundered -- Days and nights in Tintellust -- Desert port -- Separate ways -- "The celebrated emporium of Negroland" -- An ending -- The kingdom of Bornu -- A mystery solved -- "The horde of the Welad Sliman" -- Razzia -- Captive in Bagirmi -- Letters from home -- Resurrection and death -- Westward - The prospect of the Niger -- "Obstructed by nature and infested by man" -- Golden city -- In Timbuktu -- Stuck -- Released, more or less -- Rumors and consequences -- Getting out -- Problems at home -- Last journeys., . First Edition. Hard Cover. FINE/FINE. 8 vo,..


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By Star Line S.S. Co.,

Saint John, New Brunswick: The Star Line S.S. Co., 1910. brochure, accordion fold ( 5 folds) printed both sides, verso is map of St. John River, (table of distances) milage, stopping places, schedules for the steamers "Victoria" & "Majestic",moisture mark front and rear panel, a scare item of St. John river ephemera. Paperbound. Very Good.


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By Marie-Helene Rutschowscaya

Paris, France: Adam Biro, 1990. brown cloth, dust jacket, 159 pages : 158 illustrations (71 in color), "Translated from the French by Adam Stephenson [and others]" "Written by the Curator of the Department of Egyptian Antiquities at the Louvre, this richly illustrated study will be an invaluable reference tool for textile historians and designers and will delight all who love pattern and color, so successfullly displayed in Coptic fabrics." (from the dust jacket). First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Folio (32 cm).


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