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Goa: Cultural Patterns

By Doshi, Saryu

Mumbai: Marg Publications, 1983. Hardcover. VG-/VG-light corner bumping to boards, former owner's bookplate on ffep. light to moderate wear to dj at corners, edges, and spine. Tan boards with green lettering. Color-illustrated dust jacket with red and black lettering. 152 pp. BW and some color illustrations. "The languid rhythms of the land hardly reflect its eventful past with its changing dynasties and rulers, interplay of cultures, religious impresses and commercial prosperity and decline." -Jacket.

$45.00

Viagem ao Brasil do Príncipe Maximiliano de Wied-Neuwied: Bibioteca brasiliana da Robert Bosch Gmbh
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Viagem ao Brasil do Príncipe Maximiliano de Wied-Neuwied: Bibioteca brasiliana da Robert Bosch Gmbh

By Loschner, Renate, Birgit Kirschstein-Gamber, Ingeborg Mathilde Hartl, et al.

Petropolis: Kapa Editorial, 2001. Hardcover. VG- light corner and edge wear, lacks dust jacket, ex-library copy with stamps and barcode sticker.. Brown boards with white spine lettering. 217 pp. Color illustrations. Text in Portuguese. Includes bibliographical references.

$50.00

Planeta Antartica: Nuestra Expedicion a Las Montanas del confin del Mundo/Antartica Planet: Our Expedition to the Mountains at the Utmost Limits of the World
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Planeta Antartica: Nuestra Expedicion a Las Montanas del confin del Mundo/Antartica Planet: Our Expedition to the Mountains at the Utmost Limits of the World

By Fuchs, Rodridgo Jordan

Santiago: Vertical, 2003. Hardcover. VG/VG- light scuffing and corner/edge wear to dust jacket, sticker on front of dust jacket.. Black cloth boards with black stamped lettering and illustration. White and color-photographic dust jacket with dark and light blue lettering. 123 pp. Mainly color illustrations. Text in Spanish. "This book is to witness our expedition to the utmost limits of the world." -Jacket.

$30.00

Japan, In Our Day (Illustrated Library of Travel, Exploration, and Adventure)
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Japan, In Our Day (Illustrated Library of Travel, Exploration, and Adventure)

By Taylor, Bayard

New York, New York: Scribner, Armstrong & Co, 1872. Hardcover. VG- Wear and tear to binding and spine, small strip missing at top of spine, and a notch out of bottom of spine. Foxing to endpapers, but interior pages are clean, and evenly tanned. Fold out map is intact. One loose signature, still in place. Inscription on ffep.. Deep rust cloth over boards. Gilt/black illustration on cover. Gilt/black title on spine. xvi, 280 pp. Fold out map and 38 b/w illustrations. From introductory pages, "The Library of Travel, Exploration, and Adventure is designed to furnish a clear, picturesque, and tolerably complete survey of our present knowledge of lands and races, as it is supplies by travelers and explorers, especially of our own time."

$30.00

Japan, In Our Day (Illustrated Library of Travel, Exploration, and Adventure)

By Taylor, Bayard

New York, New York: Scribner, Armstrong & Co, 1872. Hardcover. VG , Ex-library rebinding in with usual spine numbers and a few interior markings/stamps. Front gutter after ffep is somewhat rough and visible, but the binding is secure and complete. Interior is clean and evenly tanned. Fold out map is intact and in neatly folded as issued.. Rust library buckram, with original cloth cover and spine information cut out and affixed cleanly. Gilt/black illustration on cover. Gilt/black title on spine. xvi, 280 pp. Fold out map and 38 b/w illustrations. From introductory pages, "The Library of Travel, Exploration, and Adventure is designed to furnish a clear, picturesque, and tolerably complete survey of our present knowledge of lands and races, as it is supplies by travelers and explorers, especially of our own time."

$30.00

Emilia Romana
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Emilia Romana

By Ducati, Pericle, Augusto Campana, M.Corradi-Cervi, et al.

Firenze: Casa Editrice Marzocco, 1941. Hardcover. VG- light interior discoloration, light corner and edge wear.. Rebound from original into gray boards with 3/4 red cloth and black spine lettering. VII, 206 pp. BW plates. Text in Italian. Includes bibliographical references.

$70.00

Golden Goa
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Golden Goa

By Andand, Mulk Raj, Jose Pereira, et al.

Mumbai: Marg Publications, 1980. Hardcover. VG-/G+. Burgundy cloth boards with gilt design and lettering. 124 pp. Mainly BW illustrations.

$40.00

Incidents of Travel in Yucatan
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Incidents of Travel in Yucatan

By Stephens, John L.

London: John Murray, 1843. Hardcover. Good, moderate rubbing, fading and shelf wear to exterior of books, leather from top inch of volume 2 spine has been broken off, moderate interior foxing and tanning, volume 2 folded frontispiece is creased/curled. books are slightly musty.. Brown leather boards with gilt design and lettering. Volume 1 is 459 pp. Volume 2 is 478 pp. BW illustrations. Volume I: Embarcation -- Housekeeping -- An old friend -- Political state of Yucatán -- Daguerreotype apparatus -- Departure from Merida -- An accident -- Perplexities -- Journey to Jalacho -- Sunday -- Superintending Indians -- Means by which the city was supplied with water -- Another ruined city -- Departure from Ticul -- Attacks from fever and ague -- Ruins of Nophat -- Ruins of Kabah.; Volume II: Departure from Nohcacab -- Visit to a ruined building near Chack -- Ruins of Labna -- Search for ruined cities continued -- Journey to the rancho of Nohcacab -- Bull-fights -- Return to Nohcacab -- Journey to Bolonchen -- Departure from Bolonchen -- Departure from Labphak -- End of journey in this direction -- Journey resumed -- Rancho of Jalal -- Village of San Jose -- Buying a wardrobe -- Departure from Mani -- Plan of the ruins -- Departure from Chichen -- Departure -- A crippled dog -- Search for the canoa -- Discovery of a building -- Port of Silan -- Departure for Merida -- A senote -- Departure.

$300.00

Michelin: Paris and Principal Sights Near By
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Michelin: Paris and Principal Sights Near By

By Michelin Tyre Co. Ltd

London: Michelin Tyre Co. Ltd, 1964. 6th Edition. Paperback. G-. Rubbing and shelf wear to covers. Pages aged with some creased corners, but overall clean.. Skinny green wraps with BW illustrations and lettering. 145 pp. Filled with BW/red maps and illustrations. English Edition. Published summer of 1964.

$15.00

Guide Dauphine
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Guide Dauphine

By Services de Tourisme Michelin

Paris: Manufacture de Caoutchouc Michelin, 1948. Paperback. G+. Rubbing and shelf wear to covers. Pages aged, and first page contains a rip in upper corner, but overall clean.. Skinny green wraps with BW illustration and lettering. 98 pp. Many BW or BW/red maps and illustrations. Published by Pneu Michelin. Text in French.

$17.00

Benelux: Belgue, Hollande, Luxembourg
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Benelux: Belgue, Hollande, Luxembourg

By Pneu Michelin Services de Tourisme

Paris: Manufacture Francaise des Pneumatiques Michelin, 1958. Paperback. G-. Wear, rubbing to covers, minor loss to corner. Pages aged, some corners are creased, but overall contents are clean.. Skinny yellow wraps with color illustration, blue and black lettering. 210 pp. Filled with BW/red maps and illustrations. Tourists' maps of the Benelux area, including Belgium, Holland, and Luxembourg. Text in French.

$21.00

Guide du Pneu Michelin: Environs de Paris, avec son supplement "Ou aller le dimanche"
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Guide du Pneu Michelin: Environs de Paris, avec son supplement "Ou aller le dimanche"

By Services de Tourisme Michelin

Paris: Manufacture Francaise des Pneumatiques Michelin, 1952. Paperback. VG-. Cover shows wear, rubbing, rips along spine. Some creasing and pages show aging, otherwise clean inside.. Skinny green wraps with BW illustration and lettering. 194 pp. Many BW/red maps and illustrations. Tourists' guide to Paris and its outskirts. Text in French.

$28.00

Guide Savoie
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Guide Savoie

By Services de Tourisme Michelin

Paris: Manufacture de Caoutchouc Michelin, 1948. Paperback. Fair. Visible wear to covers, including rips and slight loss. Pages aged; first few pages have creased upper corners.. Skinny green wraps with BW illustration and lettering. 122 pp. Many BW or BW/red maps and illustrations. Published by Pneu Michelin. Text in French.

$15.00

Michelin Green Guides: Normandy
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Michelin Green Guides: Normandy

By Michelin's Tourist Services

London: The Dickens Press Ltd, 1965. 2nd Edition. Paperback. G. Visible edge wear and writing, price stamp on cover. Paper ripped along heel of spine. Some writing on last page, otherwise clean contents.. Skinny green wraps, BW illustration and lettering. 194 pp. Many BW/red maps and illustrations. English Edition. Comprises of "introductory pages on Normandy that will give the tourist background"; "five touring programmes which will enable the visitor to see...the finest buildings..."; and "information which will help the tourist plan his route and find places to stay." An interesting look at the layout of Normandy in the 1960s.

$25.00

Michelin Green Guides: Brittany
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Michelin Green Guides: Brittany

By Michelin's Tourist Service

London: The Dickens Press Ltd, 1963. Paperback. G+. Visible shelf wear to covers. Pages aged, but overall clean.. Skinny green wraps with BW illustration and lettering. 195 pp. Many BW/red maps and illustrations. English Edition. Comprises of "introductory pages on Brittany that will give the tourist background"; "five touring programmes which will enable the visitor to see...the finest buildings..."; and "information which will help the tourist plan his route and find places to stay."

$28.00

San Francisco: The Bay and Its Cities
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San Francisco: The Bay and Its Cities

New York: Hastings House Publishers, 1940. Hardcover. VG-. Wear and minor soiling to covers. Endpapers stained. Clean contents.. Blue-gray cloth with blue lettering. xvii; 531 pp. 32 unnumbered leaves of BW plates. Part of the American Guide Series. "Compiled by Workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in Northern California." Sponsored by the City and County of San Francisco.

$35.00

Souvenirs of the Old South: Northern Tourism and Southern Mythology
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Souvenirs of the Old South: Northern Tourism and Southern Mythology

By McIntyre, Rebecca Cawood

Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2011. Hardcover. VG. Illustrated boards with tan and white lettering. xii, 215 pp. Illustrations. Less than a decade after the conclusion of the Civil War, northern promoters began pushing images of a mythic South to boost tourism. By creating a hierarchical relationship based on region and race in which northerners were always superior, promoters saw tourist dollars begin flowing southward, but this cultural construction was damaging to southerners, particularly African Americans. Rebecca McIntyre focuses on the years between 1870 and 1920, a period framed by the war and the growth of automobile tourism. These years were critical in the creation of the South's modern identity, and she reveals that tourism images created by northerners for northerners had as much effect on making the South "southern" as did the most ardent proponents of the Lost Cause. She also demonstrates how northern tourism contributed to the worsening of race relations in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. -Back Cover.

$29.00

New Orleans on Parade: Tourism and the Transformation of the Crescent City
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New Orleans on Parade: Tourism and the Transformation of the Crescent City

By Souther, J. Mark

Baton Rouge: Lousiana State University Press, 2006. Hardcover. VG/VG. Lavendar cloth boards with silver stamped spine lettering. Color-illustrated dust jacket with black and red lettering. xi, 303 pp. Illustrations. "New Orleans on Parade tells the story of the Big Easy in the twentieth century. In this urban biography, J. Mark Souther explores the Crescent City's architecture, music, food and alcohol, folklore and spiritualism, Mardi Gras festivities, and illicit sex commerce in revealing how New Orleans became a city that parades itself to visitors and residents alike. Stagnant between the Civil War and World War IIa period of great expansion nationallyNew Orleans unintentionally preserved its distinctive physical appearance and culture. Though business, civic, and government leaders tried to pursue conventional modernization in the 1940s, competition from other Sunbelt cities as well as a national economic shift from production to consumption gradually led them to seize on tourism as the growth engine for future prosperity, giving rise to a veritable gumbo of sensory attractions. A trend in historic preservation and the influence of outsiders helped fan this newfound identity, and the city's residents learned to embrace rather than disdain their past. A growing reliance on the tourist trade fundamentally affected social relations in New Orleans. African Americans were cast as actors who shaped the culture that made tourism possible while at the same time they were exploited by the local power structure. As black leaders' influence increased, the white elite attempted to keep its traditionsincluding racial inequalityintact, and race and class issues often lay at the heart of controversies over progress. Once the most tolerant diverse city in the South and the nation, New Orleans came to lag behind the rest of the country in pursuing racial equity. Souther traces the ascendancy of tourism in New Orleans through the final decades of the twentieth century and beyond, examining the 1984 World's Fair, the collapse of Louisiana's oil industry in the eighties, and the devastating blow dealt by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Narrated in a lively style and resting on a bedrock of research, New Orleans on Parade is a landmark book that allows readers to fully understand the image-making of the Big Easy." -Jacket.

$15.00

Herat: A Pictorial Guide
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Herat: A Pictorial Guide

By Wolfe, Nancy Hatch

Kabul: The Afghan Tourist Organization, 1966. Paperback. VG-. Owner's name inside front cover. Stamp on back page. Some binding glue is exposed in center of book, so book holds well but should be treated with care.. Gray illustrated wraps; white spine with title in marker. viii; [80] pp. Approx 50 BW plates. Topics include the Citadel of Herat, the Masjid-i-Jami', masoleums, and others.

$29.00

Cairo
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Cairo

By Raymond, Andre and Ghislaine Alleaume

New York: Rizzoli, 2002. Hardcover. VG/VG, dj has small repaired tear at head of spine. Gray cloth boards with white lettering. Glossy color-illustrated wraps with white lettering. 492 p. Profusely illustrated, primarily in color. This deluxe, oversized book is an important and definitive illustrated history of Cairo, Egypt's capital and the largest city in the Middle East and Africa. This book chronicles the region's history from before it was founded in 969 A.D. to the present. -Amazon.

$28.00

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