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My Winter on the Nile
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My Winter on the Nile

By Warner, Charles Dudley

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1904. Hardcover. Near Fine/no dust jacket . Rust brown cloth boards with bevelled edges, gold ship on cover, goldl ettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece illustration with clean tissue guard. 496 pages with index.

$30.00

Captain's Table
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Captain's Table

By Sarah Edington

National Maritime Museum, 2005. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine. First Edition, First Printing. Very clean illustrated cover. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. All pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with photographs, art, historical images. Chock full of recipes from the ships and the history of the great ocean liners, how passengers ate and played. 144 pages with index.

$20.00

Traveling the Trace
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Traveling the Trace

By Cathy; Summerlin, Vernon Summerlin

Thomas Nelson, 1995. Second Printing. Paperback. Fine. Very clean unworn paperback book measuring approx. 7-1/2" x 10". No chipping, creasing or curling, as new condition. All pages are clean and bright, no names, writing or marks. Illustrated throughout with maps, black and white photographs, descriptions of all types of places along the way including trails, lodging, museums, restaurants, historical sites and more. 315 pages with index.

$15.00

The Last Cannibals
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The Last Cannibals

By Bjerre, Jens

New York: William Morrow, 1957. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Translated from the Danish by Estrid Bannister. Green cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold decorative stripe on black portion of cover, gold lettering on spine. Some fading to green edges. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean map-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with many black and white plates. 192 pages. Clean dust jacket has very small chip at upper rear spine corner, very slight edge wear, not price clipped; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A famous young Danish explorer's vivid personal account of day-by-day life among the primitive tribes of Australia and New Guinea.

$20.00

Romance of the Feudal Chateaux
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Romance of the Feudal Chateaux

By Champney, Elizabeth W.

New York: G. P. Putnam, 1911. Later printing. Hardcover. Fine/No dust jacket . Lovely decorated American trade binding in fine condition. Light grey ribbed cloth boards with dark gray, black and gold decoration and lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with gilt top page edges, clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Title page printed in red and black, with photo frontispiece with printed tissue guard. Illustrated throughout with drawings, photogravure images with printed tissue guards. 436 pages. In clear removable mylar cover.

$35.00

The Story of Exploration and Adventure in the Frozen Seas
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The Story of Exploration and Adventure in the Frozen Seas

By Holmes, Prescott

Philadelphia: Henry Altemus, 1896. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+/no dust jacket . First Edition, decorated American trade binding, with eighty illustrations. Copyright 1896 by Henry Altemus. Clean green cloth boards with silver lettering, green, gray, white, brown and yellow illustration on cover, silver lettering and dark green floral decoration on spine. Very small spots of wear to spine corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Cover illustration, lettering on cover and spine are unworn. Clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Color frontispiece illustration, wonderful black and white illustrations throughout the book. Decorated title page. From "Altemus' Young People's Library" series. 256 pages + 12 pages of publisher's advertising.

$35.00

Trains: An Illustrated History From Steam Locomotives to High-Speed Rail
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Trains: An Illustrated History From Steam Locomotives to High-Speed Rail

By Tanel, Franco

New York: Metro Books, An Imprint Of Sterling Publishing, 2013. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Near Fine. First Edition, First Printing. Clean large snazzy paperback with Art Deco cover (approx. size is 8-1/2" x 11-1/2"). No chipping or curling. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs of the most beautiful trains in the world. Clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 327 pages.

$20.00

Mirrors of the Unseen: Journeys in Iran
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Mirrors of the Unseen: Journeys in Iran

By Elliot, Jason

New York: St. Martin's Press, 2006. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine. First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige boards with gold lettering on spine. Very slight bumping at spine ends. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful black and white photographs. 416 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fascinating journey through the history, land and hidden culture of Iran past and present, by one of the world's most perceptive travelers.

$12.00

The Smithsonian Guide to Historic America - Southern New England; The Mid-Atlantic States; Northern New England; The Great Lakes States (4 volumes)
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The Smithsonian Guide to Historic America - Southern New England; The Mid-Atlantic States; Northern New England; The Great Lakes States (4 volumes)

By Wiencek, Henry; Durham, Michael S.; Muse, Vance; Winckler, Suzanne

New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1989. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Near Fine. Four volumes of a twelve-volume set, these four concentrating on the northeastern United States. Each book is a stated first edition, first printing (with full number line on copyright page). Nice tight paperbacks with no chipping or curling. Size of each book approx. 5-1/2" x 8-1/2". Bindings are tight, pages and edges are clean with no names, writing or bookplates. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs, maps. A wealth of information that is not found in most guidebooks!

$40.00

The Great Gates
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The Great Gates

By Sprague, Marshall

Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1964. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Stated First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with maroon title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Slight foxing to endpapers and to text block edges - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with magnificent black and white photographs; maps. 468 pages with index. Color illustrated dust jacket has very small corner chips, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The history of passes in the Rocky Mountains of the U.S.A. and Canada, with little known vignettes about past explorers and adventurers. Also lists eight hundred Rocky Mountain passes with their locations, altitudes, and brief descriptions.

$15.00

A Gentleman Abroad A Concise Guide to Traveling with Confidence, Courtesy, and Style
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A Gentleman Abroad A Concise Guide to Traveling with Confidence, Courtesy, and Style

By Curtis, Bryan

Nashville, Tennessee: Thomas Nelson (Gentlemanners Book), 2007. Later printing. Hardcover. Fine/`Fine. Very clean book and dust jacket. Gift quality. Unfaded black boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 214 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, no wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. How much to tip, which side of the road to drive on, how to lessen the effects of jet lag, where to find the U.S. embassy or consulate, what temperatures to expect and so much more.

$15.00

Sea Change: Alone Across the Atlantic in a Wooden Boat
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Sea Change: Alone Across the Atlantic in a Wooden Boat

By Nichols, Peter

New York: Viking , 1997. First Edition, First Printing. Hardback. Very Good+/Fine. First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Beige hardcover book is unworn but has very faint ring-stain to front board; bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 239 pages. Clean bright dust jacket in as new condition - no fading, no chips, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Riveting memoir of a single-handed transatlantic passage, as well as a poignant personal voyage that is written with great eloquence and insight.

$10.00

Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes
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Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes

By Stevenson, Robert Lewis

London: Folio Society, 1967. Later printing. Hardcover. Fine. Edward Ardizzone, Illustrator. Very clean book in clean unworn slipcase. Later printing. Clean decorated green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean orange endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings by Edward Ardizzone. 136 pages. Beige paper-covered slipcase is clean and unworn.

$15.00

Spring Tides
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Spring Tides

By Morison, Samuel Eliot

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1965. Stated First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good+. Samuel Hanks Bryant, illustrator. Stated First Printing in clean original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with green and white ship, green lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean light green endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Samuel Hanks Bryant. 80 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap, a few very tiny closed edge tears; nice photo of author and his wife at helm of their yacht on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderful narrative of sailing adventures by an enthusiastic victim of sea fever.

$20.00

Getting to Know the General: The Story of an Involvement
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Getting to Know the General: The Story of an Involvement

By Greene, Graham

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1984. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First American Edition, First Printing with full number line in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green boards with dark blue cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks, small remainder mark on bottom page edges. 249 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover.

$18.00

The Silk Road
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The Silk Road

By Myrdal, Jan

New York: Pantheon Books, 1979. Stated First American Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean mustard yellow cloth boasrds with blind-stamped border decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs, drawings. Translated from the Swedish by Ann Henning. Photographs by Gun Kessle. 292 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author and his photographer wife provide breathtaking images and descriptions of the spectacular mountains and deserts that flank the Silk Road in western China.

$18.00

Shadow of the Silk Road
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Shadow of the Silk Road

By Thubron, Colin

New York: Harpercollins, 2007. Stated First U.S. Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Stated First U.S. Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded green boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with maps, 363 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unworn - no chips, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Acclaimed travel writer Colin Thubron records a journey along the greatest land route on earth. It is a magnificent and important account of an ancient world in modern ferment.

$18.00

Horn of the Hunter
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Horn of the Hunter

By Ruark, Robert C.

Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1953. Stated First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good+. Stated First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold decoration on cover and spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with 32 drawings by the author and 32 pages of photographs. 315 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), has two small corner chips at spine corners, very slight edge wear, very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Africa. Here, in the jungles and on the endless plains, Ruark came to know the self-imposed discipline of mile after mile of man-killing treks, the forocity of the wounded buffalo, and the acid sweat of fear. The safari started in Nairobi, where the Ruarks hired Harry Selby, one of the best professional hunters in the business. With him came a group of native runners and bearers, a jepp, and a broken-down lorry. One of the best writers of our time shares his experiences on African safari, mid-twentieth century.

$500.00

Sails and Whales
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Sails and Whales

By Chippendale, Captain H. A.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1951. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good+. A beautiful copy in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean turquoise cloth boards with black lettering and small whale design on both cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean map-decorated endpapers; very small previous owner name and date on front free endpaper. NIce frontispiece photo portrait of Captain Harry Allen Chippendale. With an introduction by Henry Beetle Hough. 231 pages with glossary of nautical terms. Clean bright dust jacket designed by Samuel Bryant is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, with two short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. PErsonal story of one of the most romantic of man's exploits, told with all the salt on the decks and the wind whistling through the lines. The biography of a man of vigor and courage who survived to serve on the seas with daring and distinction in three wars, and has retained the flavor of his varied and dangerous life.

$25.00

Have Mother, Will Travel
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Have Mother, Will Travel

By Claire; Fontaine, Mia Fontaine

New York: William Morrow, 2012. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition, gift quality. Clean green boards with yellow spine, black lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 309 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unworn - no chips, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A mother, a daughter, and a life-changing adventure around the world! A testament to the power and beauty of the mother-daughter relationship, one that illuminates possibilities for our own lives.

$18.00

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