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cover of Simple Wisdom Lardil (Little Wisdom Library/Tribal Wisdom)

Simple Wisdom Lardil (Little Wisdom Library/Tribal Wisdom)

by Chronicle Books

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Published
October 1, 1995
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Very Good
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First thus
ISBN
9780811808347
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"An account of the heritage and wisdom of the aborigines of Australia. This exquisitely illustrated volume describes the subtle and complex culture, beliefs and customs of the Lardil, hunter-gatherers of the Wellesley Islands off the northern coast of Queensland. At the core of the Aboriginal religious thinking is the Dreamtime, the mythical period when the totemic Ancestral Beings appeared and… Read more
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Streetwise Venice (Streetwise)

by Streetwise Maps

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Published
2009
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Very Good
Edition
Revised edition
ISBN
9780935039788
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$8.89

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STREETWISE VENICE ITALY laminated, accordion-fold map with modern graphics.
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cover of Streetwise Atlanta

Streetwise Atlanta

by Streetwise Maps

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Published
July 1, 2001
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Very Good
ISBN
9780935039641
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$17.45

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Atlanta Map- Folding Pocket Size Travel Map With Marta Metro Lines. I suppose a few things are different but there might be an adventure there finding out what-might be challenging and fun!
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Winnipeg street map laminated fold-out map

by Canadian Cartographics Corporation

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Published
January 2003
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Very Good
ISBN
9780886404697
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$9.00

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Easy to Fold, Durable--Won't Tear, Write On--Wipe Off!!! This is a great travel map; slip right in a side pocket and won't wrinkle or damage. "Bears on Broadway" front color photo.
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cover of PAU, VILLE ANGLAISE (French Edition)

PAU, VILLE ANGLAISE (French Edition)

by P. TUCOO-CHALA

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Published
1999
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Very Good
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9782914067010
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$45.00

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À partir du XIXe siècle jusqu'au début de la seconde guerre mondiale, Pau a vécu à l'heure anglaise. Cette petite préfecture a été le lieu de rassemblement d'une partie importante de l'élite britannique. Durant de longues années, les occupations de la colonie anglaise ont rythmé la vie de la cité béarnaise. Pau devient dès la Restauration, une station climatique à… Read more
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Jersey, Channel Island, Insight Compact Guide

by Apa, EDITORS OF INSIGHT GUIDES

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Published
2008
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Very Good
ISBN
9789812587817
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$18.82

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JERSEY-THE QUEEN OF THE CHANNEL ISLANDS! COLOR PHOTOS MAPS AND INDEX. BASICALLY IF YOU'RE IN ENGLAND -GO SOUTH TO WEYMOUTH WHERE THE PILGRIMS LEFT FROM AND TAKE A FERRY ACROSS. I WAITED ALL NIGHT WHEN I WAS A STUDENT TO GO OVER BUT I MET SOMEONE WHO WAS WAITED TO GET HIS MOTORCYCLE FROM JERSEY ON THAT SAME FERRY AND I NEVER… Read more
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SARDEGNA SARDINIA A SEA OF ITINERARIES

by SALVATORE COLOMO

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Published
1997
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Very Good+
Edition
English edition
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$12.00

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20 ITINERARIES WITH SMALL MAPS FOR EACH. NATURE, ARCHEOLOGY, FOLKLORE AND EXCURSIONS. PROBABLY THE BEST BEACHES IN ITALY. THE WATER IS MAGNIFICENT TO SEE AND FEEL! THE FOOD IS SOMETHING ALMOST DIVINE!! USES OF HONEY ESPECIALLY ENTHRALLING.
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cover of Manhattan Unfurled

Manhattan Unfurled

by Matteo Pericoli, Paul Goldberger

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Published
October 16, 2001
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Very Good
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780375504914
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$54.00

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Manhattan Unfurled, First Edition, second printing. Architect Matteo Pericoli turns his affection for the city into two continuous and continuously enchanting pen-and-ink drawings of the skyline. East Side and West Side.The single page has been folded accordion-style into 24 panels, which can be looked at by paging through them, or by pulling it out into its full 22-foot length.! The hardcover… Read more
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A Week at the Airport: A Heathrow Diary

by Alain de Botton

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Published
2009
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Very Good+
ISBN
9781846683596
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$12.89

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"From the bestselling author of The Art of Travel comes a wittily intriguing exploration of the strange "non-place" that he believes is the imaginative center of our civilization..."
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cover of LUXE Los Angeles (LUXE City Guides)

LUXE Los Angeles (LUXE City Guides)

by LUXE City Guides

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Pontaccio
Published
2007-12
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First edition, 1st Printing
ISBN
9789628935680
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$49.00

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First Edition stated 22 accordion style pages Very tongue-in-cheek; witty & sarcastic about the amorality of many of the "hot spots" of LA. described here. Collectible travel guide.
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cover of Persian And Chinese Letters:

Persian And Chinese Letters:

by Louis, Charles ,( Baron De Montesquieu ); Goldsmith, Oliver; Intro By Oliver H. G. Leigh

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Published
1901
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Good
Edition
First Edition Am
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$65.00

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CONTENTS: Intro / Some Reflections on the Persian Letters / Persian Letters / Chinese Letters / The Citizen of the World. Lovely exotic frontis "A Dream of the Orient " Hand Painted Photogravure of the Original Painting by Benjamin Constant. Montesquieu was one of the great political philosophers of the Enlightenment. His theory of the separation of powers had… Read more
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cover of MAP OF MONTAUK AND THE HAMPTONS

MAP OF MONTAUK AND THE HAMPTONS

by YELLOW BOOK CO.

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Published
1996-97
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Very Good-
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YELLOW BOOK MAP
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$20.00

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MAP 22" high x 35" wideYellow Book map. South Fork area. Street index on verso. South Fork area | MLM talking Yellow Book map. | Southampton, Amagansett, Bridgehampton, East Hampton, Montauk Catalog Record OnlyAlso covers towns of Southampton and East Hampton (Suffolk County, L.I., N.Y.). Printed in 2 sections. Includes inset, index to points of interest, title panel, and advertisements.
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Beyond the Hundredth Meridian John Wesley Powell and the Second Opening of the West

by Wallace Stegner

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Published
March 1, 1992
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Very Good+
Edition
Illustrated Edition
ISBN
9780140159943
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$20.00

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In Beyond the Hundredth Meridian, Wallace Stegner recounts the sucesses and frustrations of John Wesley Powell, the distinguished ethnologist and geologist who explored the Colorado River, the Grand Canyon, and the homeland of Indian tribes of the American Southwest. A prophet without honor who had a profound understanding of the American West, Powell warned long ago of the dangers economic… Read more
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cover of Under the Sky in California, illustrated from photographs

Under the Sky in California, illustrated from photographs

by Charles Francis Saunders

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Published
1931
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Very Good+
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$76.00

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Early 1900's - the real California unexplored mountains, deserts, Franciscan Missions, Indian graveyards hidden trails, gold prospecting sites. illustrated from photographs mainly by C.F. and E.H. Saunders (illustrator).
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cover of A Nostalgia for Camels: The Strange Encounters of an Asian Traveler

A Nostalgia for Camels: The Strange Encounters of an Asian Traveler

by Rand, Christopher

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Published
1957
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Very Good
Edition
First edition
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$26.89

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279 pp. Eleven essays from his Asian travels: Tenzing Norgay, Le Corbusier, Vinoba Bhave,
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Wyoming-Grand Teton National Park Topographic wall map 1968

by United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey

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Published
1968
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Very Good
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$174.00

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Large 34x50 inches colorful vintage Wyoming wall map 1968. Grand Teton National Park Geological Survey Map 1:24,000-scale Parks and trails camping recreation information on the verso.
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cover of Lion. African Adventure With The King Of Beasts

Lion. African Adventure With The King Of Beasts

by Johnson, Martin

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Published
1929
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Good-
Edition
First edition
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$88.00

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G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1929. First edition, Third Impression. 63 illustrations and foldout map at the back of the book. 281 pages No unwanted marks or past names. Both hinges are cracked with threads showing in the front. The textblock remains secure and bright. Osa Johnson his brave wife also braved Hollywood as a star of silent pictures!
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K2 The 1939 Tragedy

by William Lowell. Andrew J. Kaufman; Putnam

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Published
October 1993
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Very Good-
ISBN
9780898863734
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$32.90

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In 1939 an American expedition attempted to make a first ascent of the world's second-highest peak, K2, in the Himalayas. Two members of the party came within 800 feet of the summit before turning back, and in the confusion and inclement weather that followed, four men lost their lives. Then one of the worst tragedies in mountaineering history, the 1939… Read more
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THE ALHAMBRA AND THE GENERALIFE

by Marino Antequera

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Published
1965
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Good+
Edition
First edition
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$22.89

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1965 SPANISH TOURIST GUIDE TO THIS ANCIENT ARAB FORTRESS IN GRANADA SPAIN. 82 PAGES WITH PHOTOGRAPHS - DRAWINGS - B&W MAP OF THE ALHAMBRA FOLD OUT 19 X 12 IMCHES AND AN INDEX. EXCELLENT VINTAGE TRAVEL MATERIAL.
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cover of National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Weather Vinyl Bound

National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Weather Vinyl Bound

by Ludlum, David; National Audubon Society

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Published
1991
Condition
Very Good+
ISBN
9780679408512
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$40.00

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Mega popular reference guide to every type of weather system, cloud formation, and atmospheric phenomenon common to North America. Eighth Printing 1998. 655 pages. Illustrated by dramatic photographs capturing cloud types, precipitation, storms, twisters, and optical phenomena such as the Northern Lights. Includes maps & graphs alongside discussions on the earth's atmosphere, weather systems, cloud formation, and development of tornadoes and… Read more
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