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A Vagabond Journey Around the World; A Narrative of Personal Experience

By Franck, Harry A.

New York: The Century Co., 1911. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 502 pages. Hardcover bound in green decorative cloth with cover designs in darker green and yellow. Moderate rubbing and wear to the binding. There is some vertical creasing to the cloth on the spine. Early owner's signature on the front flyleaf. Illustrated with photos.

$10.00

With Whymper in the Alps

By Warwick, Alan R

London: Frederick Muller Limited, 1964. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Harry Toothill. 12mo. 143 pages. indexed. Hardcover in green, white, and purple illustrated dust jacket. DJ has edge-wear, small tears.Edges of text block foxed. Endpapers foxed. Notation written on front pastedown and rear flyleaf. Text is clean

$10.00

Sketches of China: With Illustrations From Original Drawings

By Wood, W. W. (William Wightman Wood)

Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1830. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Fair. 12mo. (8), 4, 250, (2) pages. Hardcover bound in quarter tan cloth over plain boards. The binding is worn and bumped, and the cloth spine has vertical creases and some tears at the headcap and some splitting at the front hinge. Numerous names and owners' inscriptions on the front pastedown and front flyleaf with dates of 1849 and 1848. Pages untrimmed and with wide margins. Some foxing to the text. Two leaves, for pages 75-6 and 77-78, have significant tears running from the fore edges going completely to the gutter. Contains a frontis and 3 other full page engravings for a total of four. Also contains a few text drawings explaining the method of Chinese writing. Publisher's ads at the front.

$175.00

Travel Narratives from the Age of Discovery: An Anthology
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Travel Narratives from the Age of Discovery: An Anthology

By Peter C. Mancall

New York: Oxford University Press, 2006. Soft cover. Near Fine. 8vo. 413 pages, indexed. Soft cover bound in green and tan wrappers. A fresh, clean copy.

$15.00

The Great Australian Lonliness

By Hill, Ernestine

Melbourne: Robertson and Mullens, Limited, 1940. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 8vo. 346 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a light blue and tan dust jacket, now in mylar. The jacket shows heavy wear with chipping at the edges and with especially heavy chipping at the spine ends. The book is sound with secure inner hinges. Lengthy gift inscriptions on the copyright page are dated 1941. Illustrated with photos. Clean within.

$15.00

The History of Ecuador (The Greenwood Histories of the Modern Nations)
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The History of Ecuador (The Greenwood Histories of the Modern Nations)

By Lauderbaugh, George M.

Santa Barbara, Callfornia: Greenwood, 2012. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Near Fine. 8vo. 189 pages, indexed. Yellow and grey hardcover bound in glossy paper-covered boards. Minimal wear to the binding. Appears never read. Contains a few illustrations.

$45.00

Danger, Danger, Danger

By Wilson, Dorothy

London: Chatto & Windus, 1961. Hardcover. Fair. 1m2o. 176 pages. Hardcover bound in blue cloth. An ex-library copy with full markings. SHelf numbers on spine. Part of the dust jacket is pasted onto the front pastedown. Ink stamps on the flyleaves and pocket and due-date slip at the rear. A sound copy. True tales of adventure in dangerous situations by various authors.

$25.00

Tidings Out of Brazil

By Graubard, Mark (Translator); Commentary by John Parker

Minneapolis: The University of Minnesota Press, 1957. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 16mo. 48 pages. Hardcover bound in brown quarter cloth with brown and burnt sienna paper-covered boards. Housed in a clear mylar or plastic dust jacket. Minimal wear to the jacket. The book is fresh and clean. Limited Edition. This is number 413 of 1000 copies printed.

$6.50

Silver Seas and Golden Slippers. A Joyous Journey Through Latin Lands

By Keyes, Frances Parkinson

New York: Horace Liveright, 1931. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. 8vo. 333 pages. Hardcover bound in orange cloth. The binding shows some wear with dust-staining. The spine is a bit sunned. A sound copy with secure inner hinges. Original owner's name on the front flyleaf. "No Wanted for Circulation" is ink-stamped on the front flyleaf; no other markings. A sound copy. Text is toned but generally clean. Illustrated with photos.

$12.50

Forbidden Road. Kabul to Samarkand

By Forbes, Rosita

New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1937. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 289 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a red, grey, and green dust jacket, now in mylar. The jacket shows some rubbing and wear with some brief edge tears. The spine of the jacket is a touch sunned and the rear panel of the jacket has some foxing. Not price-clipped. Early owner's name on the front pastedown. Illustrated with photos.

$45.00

Growing Up with Southern Illinois 1820-1861 from the Memoirs of Daniel Harmon Brush (The Lakeside Press)

By Quaife, Milo Milton [Editor]

Chicago: The Lakeside Press / R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co., 1944. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo. 265 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in red cloth with gilt illustration on front cover and title on spine. Binding has spotting and damp spotting. Spine has a damp spot. Some of the gilt of the title has been rubbed off. Front and rear gutters are foxed. Text is clean.

$12.50

Indianola and Matagorda Island, 1837-1887: A Local History and Visitor's Guide for a Lost Seaport and a Barrier Island on the Texas Gulf Coast
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Indianola and Matagorda Island, 1837-1887: A Local History and Visitor's Guide for a Lost Seaport and a Barrier Island on the Texas Gulf Coast

By Wolff, Linda Hetsel

Austin TX: Eakin Press, 2000. Soft cover. Near Fine. 8vo. 166 pages, indexed. Softcover in colour illustrated wrappers. Binding has some smudges on front cover. Author has signed half title page. Text is clean.

$14.50

Journal of a Lady of Quality; Being the Narrative of a Journey from Scotland to the West Indies, North Carolina, and Portugal, in the years 1774 to 1776.

By Andrews, Evangeline Walker; Andrews, Charles McLean [Editors]

Spartanburg, South Carolina: The Reprint Company, 1971. Hardcover. Good. 8vo. 351 pages, indexed. Hardcover bound in pale blue cloth. Binding has light soiling, some wrinkling of front board cloth. Some damping at headcap. Prior owner's name at top of front pastedown. Map end papers.

$12.50

Little Slants at Western Life; A Note Book of Travel and Reflection.

By Olden, Sarah Emilia

New York: New York: Harold Vinal Ltd. 1927, 1927. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 12mo. 245 pages. Burgundy cloth hardcover with beige illustrated dust jacket, lettering in black and red. Dust jacket is worn and rubbed with some tears and chips to the edges and spine caps; spine is darkened and rubbed along the edges. The inner flaps of the jacket are detached and held in place by the mylar sleeve. Hardcover binding shows light edge wear, and the text is clean and fresh. Contents are clean and bright. The front panel of the jacket shows the places in the American Southwest where the writer travelled: New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, Oregon, California, Nevada, and Arizona. (The line goes through Idaho; we don't know if she travelled there or not). Part of the blurb on the rear panel of the jacket reads, "While the author sees with the trained eye of the ethnologist-- she has made a study of the customs and traditions of certain of our American Indians-- she commands a style full of grace and humor; her anecdotes illumine while they amuse.

$25.00

Auto Tour of Civil War Petersburg 1861-1865

By Calkins, Chris

Petersburg, Va.: City of Petersburg, VA, 2003. First Edition First Printing . Soft cover. Very Good. 4to. 80 pages. Soft cover bound in black and white wrappers. Light wear to the binding. Prior owner's signature and embossed blindstamp on the title page. Otherwise sound and clean within. Illustrated.

$20.00

Mysteries of Ancient South America. Amazing and Documented Facts on the Place Where Civilizastion Really Began.

By Wilkins, Harold T.

Secaucus, New Jersey: Citadel Press, 1974. Second Printing. . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. 216 pages, indexed. Hardcover with a black and red dust jacket. The jacket is rubbed. A sound copy with secure inner hinges and unmarked text. Second Printing.

$25.00

Journal of a Lady of Quality; Being the Narrative of a Journey from Scotland to the West Indies, North Carolina, and Portugal, in the years 1774 to 1776.

By Andrews, Evangeline Walker; Andrews, Charles McLean [Editors]

New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1922. First Edition First Printing . Hardcover. Good. 8vo. 341 pages, indexed. Hardcover quarter bound in half grey cloth with grey marbled paper-covered boards. The binding is worn but sound. Signed on the front flyleaf by Susan Delano McKelvey, who was the author of "Botanical Exploration of the Trans-Mississippi West, 1790-1850" in 1928.

$20.00

New Light on Drake: A Collection of Documents Relating to His Voyage of Circumnavigation 1577-1580

By Nuttall, Zelia

USA: The Hakluyt Society, 1991. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo. 443 pages, indexed. Hardcover in blue cloth. Binding shows some light wear with some fabric impurities on the front cover. Text is clean. A reprint of the edition originally published by the Hakluyt Society in 1914.

$30.00

An Elizabethan in 1582: The Diary of Richard Madox, Fellow of All Souls (Hakluyt Society, Second Series)

By Donno, Elizabeth Story

London: Routledge, 1977. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 365 pages, indexed. Hardcover in green and blue dust jacket. DJ is moderately rubbed. Some bumping/edgewear at headcap/foot. Text is clean.

$12.50

The Hakluyt Handbook : Volume I

By Quinn, D. B. ( Editor )

Great Britain: The Hakluyt Society, 1974. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 331 pages, indexed. Hardcover in green and blue dust jacket. DJ is lightly rubbed. Edges of text block are foxed. Text is clean.

$15.00

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