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The Old World Illustrated and European Guide - Spring Edition Volume VIII, No. 1

by de Potter, Armand - Editor and Proprietor

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Published
1888
Condition
Very Good
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$40.00

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Albany, NY: American Bureau of Foreign Travel, 1888. 85pp, 14pp ads. Grey printed wraps. Very light shelfwear to cover, contents very clean. A comprehensive guide to travel in Europe for the year 1888. Suggested routes, itineraries and hotels are featured. . Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Following the Equator; A Journey Around the World

by Twain, Mark

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Published
1897
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$80.00

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Hartford, Connecticut: The American Publishing Company, 1897. 712pp. Blue cloth with pictorial pasteon, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, illustrated throughout. Wear and scuffing mainly along spine, text is clean and the binding is tight, former owner's name on front free endpaper. Number 11 at bottom of page 161. A sound copy.. First Edition.… Read more
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A Picture of New York in 1848

by (Ruggles, Edward)

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Published
1848
Condition
Fair
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$75.00

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New York: C.S. Francis & Co., 1848. 172pp. Brown embossed cloth, gilt lettering. Cover is faded, worn at extremities, spliting along spine, gilt lettering still fairly bright, contents are age-toned and foxing to first and last few pages, some signatures loose, former owner's name on front pastedown., map not present. A compact "guide to citizens and… Read more
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Balloon and Panoramic Views of Narragansett Bay and Its Border.

by (J.C. Thompson, Publisher)

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Published
1882
Condition
Very Good
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$100.00

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Providence, RI: J.C. Thompson, 1882. 56pp 4pp. ads. Printed wraps. Slight tape residue along edge, short tears archival tape mended, cover and contents otherwise clean and sound. A profusely illustrated guide to Narragansett Bay including panoramic views of Rocky Point and Providence, as well as numerous illustrations of familiar Rhode Island landmarks as seen in the 1880s.… Read more
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Saratoga Illustrated: The Visitor's Guide of Saratoga Springs.

by Taintor Brothers & Co. (Publisher)

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Published
1899
Condition
Very Good
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$125.00

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New York: Taintor Brothers, 1899. 133, 4pp ads, 2 folding maps. Grey pictorial wraps. Cover and contents are clean and sound, small spot on front cover penetrated to title page with no other damage. A comprehensive guide for the tourist containing complete descrptions of " hotels, institutions and boarding houses, mineral springs, walks,drives, amusements, races, regatttas,… Read more
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Guide and Souvenir of Detroit with Map and Illustrations

by Farmer, Silas

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Published
1891
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$65.00

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Detroit, Mich.: Silas Farmer & Co., 1891. 113pp. Yellow printed wraps. Light wear a dn light soil to cover, 1/2 inch abrasion to lower front cover, spine parially worn away, dampstain to top margin of pages (most pages faint). Comprehensove guide including numerous illustrations.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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The Innocents Abroad or the New Pilgrims' Progress

by Twain, Mark

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Published
1870
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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Hartford, Connecticut: American Publishing Company, 1870. xvii, 651 +5pp ads. Brown gilt-stamped cloth, gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Chipping to joints and spine, repairs to joints, corners worn, text is clean, owner's bookplate on front pastedown, slight internal separation, gilt lettering is still very bright.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"… Read more
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$150.00
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Richmond: An Illustrated Hand-Book and Guide with Notices of the Battle-Fields.

by Poindexter, C.

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Published
1896
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$50.00

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Richmond, VA: J.L. Hill Printing Co., 1896. 112pp. Printed tan wraps, large foldiing map. Light wear to cover and small chips to rear cover, contents are clean and unmarked, folding map is in very good condition. Comprehensive city guide with photo illustrations throughout. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.… Read more
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Dialogues curieux entre l'auteur et un sauvage de bon sens

by LaHontan, Baron

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Published
1931
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Numbered Limited Edition
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$25.00

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Baltimore: The John Hopkins Press, 1931. 268pp. Brown boards, gilt lettering. Text in French. Book is very sound conditon, pages unopened. Limited edition No. 180 of 1,000 printed.. Numbered Limited Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Notes on a Journey in America, from the Coast of Virginia to the Territory of Illinois.

by Birkbeck, Morris

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Published
1817
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$300.00

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Philade;phia: Caleb Richardson, 1817. 189pp. Mottled calf, ex-library, spine and hinges tape repaired, edges worn. contents age-toned and foxed,, but complete and the binding is tight. This is the rare FIRST EDITION, published in Philadelphia in 1817. The author's observations on his travels in the United States, and his plans to establish a colony in the Illinois… Read more
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Travels of Four Years and a Half in the United Statespf America; During 1798, 1799, 1800, 1801, and 1802.

by Davis,John

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Published
1803
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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London: T. Ostell and T. Hurst et al., 1803. 454pp. Modern quarter leather bound, marble boards, gilt spine lettering. Attractive unworn binding, contents mildly age-toned, darkening to some edges, binder's wrinkle on title page, binding is tight. Book is dedicated to President Thomas Jefferson. Author corresponded with Vice President Aaron Burr. Authors travels,… Read more
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An Account of the European Settlements in America. - 2 Volumes

by (Burke, Edmund)

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Published
1770
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Fifth Edition , with Improvements
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$400.00

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London: J. Dodsley, 1770. 324, 308pp. Modern half-bound speckled calf, marbled boards, 5 raised bands, red leather spine label, gilt lettering, 2 folding maps. Covers are in near fine condition, contents mildly age-toned, both folding maps in very good condition. A handsome set. Howes B-974.. Fifth Edition , with Improvements. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo -… Read more
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Boston Sights: or, Hand-Book for Visitors.

by Midgley. R.L.

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Published
1859
Condition
Very Good
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$40.00

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Boston: James Munroe and Company, 1859. 225pp, 12pp ads. Brown embossed cover, gilt lettering to cover and spine, folding map. Light wear to extremities, cracking to inner hinges but binding is tight and holding, contents age-toned, former owner's name in pencil on front free endpaper, folding map of "The Vicinity of Boston" has one small spot and is… Read more
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Little Guide to Geneva

by Soldini (Publisher)

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Published
1908
Condition
Very Good
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$40.00

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Geneva: Soldini Printing Office, 1908. 40pp. Illustrated wraps, folding map of Geneva, birdseye foldout plan of Geneva. Light wear to cover, map and foldout are all in very good unworn condition, tiny loss of text ooof pages 16,17. An 8 day guide to Geneva. An attractive turn-of-the century color cover illustration of Lake Geneva. Booklet… Read more
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There is Something to See Along the Frisco Line

by St. Louis & SanFrisco Railroad

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Published
1900
Condition
Very Good
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$275.00

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St. Louis: Woodward & Tiernan Ptg. Co., 1900. Grey pictorial wraps, large folding map. Small chips to head and tail of spiine, contents are clean, folding map (22 x 18 inches) tipped-in at rear in very good condition has 1 inch clean margin tear archival tape mended. Full page black and white, and color photos of Southwest travel… Read more
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1890: Educational Gazette Co. 116pp. Tan textured printed wraps. Cover moderately worn, front cover archival tape reinforced along spine and holding, text mildly age-toned, former owner's name and date (1891) on front free endpaper. Descriptions of the topography and questions and answers for students, black and white illustrations.. Soft Cover. Fair. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾"… Read more
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$35.00
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Provence

by Guides Joanne

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Published
1914
Condition
Very Good
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$20.00

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Paris: Librairie Hachette et Cie., 1914. 594pp. Blue cloth, gilt lettering, 59 maps, 33 city plans, cloth bookmark, text in French. Very light wear, contents age-toned, clean and sound, former owner's name stamp on frontpastedown. Large folding map of Provence in pocket in rear. . Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" -… Read more
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New York: J.H. Colton, 1844. 112pp. Brown blind-stamped cloth, gilt lettering to cover, paper spine label, folding map. Corners lightly rubbed, foxing to endpapers and occasionally in text, overall clean and binding is tight, a faint partially illegible "--- History Society" stamp on rear pastedown is only evidence of ex-library status, folding map ia age-toned and archival tape-mended… Read more
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$450.00
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New York: J. Disturnell, 1846. 62pp. Brown blind-stamped flexible boards, gilt lettering, map not present. Light shelfwear, foxing confined mainly to inside covers, very lightly to text. In addition to the routes of travel, author includes brief descriptions of the surroundings of the countryside travelled.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.… Read more
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$250.00
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New York: The American News Company, 1875. 172pp +ads. Printed blue wraps, folding map. Cover is lightly worn and edge-chipped, contents are clean, folding map is complete and in sound condition. . Soft Cover. Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
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$80.00