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IN JOURNEYINGS OFT. A SKETCH OF THE LIFE AND TRAVELS OF MARY C. NIND

By Baucus, Georgiana

New York: Eaton & Mains, 1897. HC. good, decorated yellow cloth (hardcover) wear/rubbing to cloth. B&W illustrations. 334pp.

$20.00

FROM BOSTON TO BAREILLY AND BACK

By Butler, William

New York: Phillips & Hunt, 1886. HC. good, olive green cloth (hardcover). 517pp.

$12.50

ROBINSON CRUSOE'S ISLAND - A HISTORY OF THE JUAN FERNANDEZ ISLANDS

By Woodward, Ralph Lee

Chapel Hill, NC: Univ. of North Carolina Pr, 1969. HC. very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover). This is a history of the islands that first became famous through the publication of the account of Alexander Selkirk's solitary residence there from 1704 to 1709. Woodes Rogers' and Richard Steele's versions of this adventure provided Daniel Defoe with a factual base for his ROBINSON CRUSOE. The islands are located about 400 miles west of Valparaiso, Chile. 267pp.

$15.00

TWO TRAVELERS IN EUROPE: A UNIQUE STORY TOLD BY ONE OF THEM

By Hall, Mrs. Herman J. (A. S. Hall)

Springfield, MA: Hampden Publishing Co, 1898. HC. very good, decorated gray cloth (hardcover). B&W illustrations. WHAT THEY SAW AND HOW THEY LIVED WHILE TRAVELING AMONG THE HALF-CIVILIZED PEOPLE OF MOROCCO, THE PEASANTS OF ITALY AND FRANCE, AS WELL AS THE EDUCATED CLASSES OF SPAIN, GREECE, AND OTHER COUNTRIES. 510pp.

$14.50

GLINTS FROM OVER THE WATER

By Cogswell, P. B.

Concord, NH: Republican Press Association, 1880. HC. good+, dark brown cloth (hardcover) light wear top/bottom spine. The series of letters presented in this books were written for and published in the CONCORD DAILY MONITOR and the INDEPENDENT STATESMAN, during nearly a year spent in travelling in the Old World in 1878-'79." In Paris the author visited the world exhibition in Paris, and compares it to the Centennial Exhibition of 1876 in Philadelphia. 443pp.

$10.00

TRAVEL LETTERS: A SHEAF OF NOTES AND HAPPY MEMORIES OF A REALIZED DREAM OF A BRIEF JOURNEY TO EUROPE IN 1901

By Rotch, William Boylston (editor) - with author's gift card laid in

Milford, New Hampshire: published by the author, 1933. HC. good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. Travels to Italy, Germany, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Holland and England. "This little book descriptive of things we saw and places visited is not published for sale purposes, but to keep alive in memory the interesting experience of four months travel." 126pp.

$25.00

HERE, THERE AND EVERYWHERE

By Hamilton, Frederic

New York: George H. Doran Company, 1921. HC. good+, blue cloth (hardcover). This is less a book of reminiscences than a recapitulation of various personal experiences in many lands, some of which may be viewed from unaccustomed angles." 332pp.

$5.00

OLD COUNTRIES DISCOVERED ANEW: A MOTOR BOOK FOR EVERYBODY

By Talbert, Ernest

Boston, MA: Dana Estes & Company Pub, 1913. HC. good, decorated purple cloth (hardcover) spine a tad faded. color frontis, B&W ill.. This book was begun to aid the motorist in planning European tours. Each chapter, as far as practicable, represents either a day's run including sightseeing, or a day or more given to sightseeing where the locality merits it." 369pp.

$14.50

CAMP LIFE AND SPORT IN DALMATIA AND THE HERZEGOVINA - THE LAND OF THE BORA 1894-1896

By Anonymous

London: Kegan Paul, 2003. HC. fine, pictorial boards (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0710308604 This largely unknown travel book, written by a sporting and hunting enthusiast in 1896, recalls his journey with his wife and two dachshunds in what was then a largely unknown part of Europe. The author was an English gentleman, keen sportsman and traveller. Originally published in 1897. 406pp.

$20.00

THE FOUR CONTINENTS: BEING MORE DISCURSIONS ON TRAVEL, ART AND LIFE

By Sitwell, Osbert

New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1954. good w/chipped dustjacket. B&W ill.. Drawings by Daniel Maloney. Over Europe, Asia, Africa and America, Sir Osbert's sharp eye has recorded impressions of people, places and incidents with startling vividness. 282pp.

$12.50

WITH BOB DAVIS HITHER AND YON

By Davis, Robert H. (foreword by Richard le Gallienne)

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1931. HC. very good, red cloth (hardcover) (dustjacket cut and laid in). The author, famous editor, raconteur and traveler, now adds to his volumes of reminiscence a book of sketches drawn from his recent travels in Germany, Sweden, Ireland, and the Mediterranean countries. 362pp.

$8.50

ISLANDGODS: EXPLORING THE WORLD'S MOST EXOTIC ISLANDS
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ISLANDGODS: EXPLORING THE WORLD'S MOST EXOTIC ISLANDS

By Bangs, Richard, (color photographs by Pamela Roberson)

Dallas, TX: Taylor Publishing Company, 1991. HC. fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover). color illustrations. ISBN 0878337423 Over a period of 11 years, author/adventurer Richard Bangs and photographer Pamela Roberson circled the globe, determined to experience and capture the splendor of the planet through its islands. 198pp.

$12.50

MISADVENTURES OF AN AMERICAN ABROAD: BIG BROTHER EXPOSED

By Tyrrell, Albert E.

Everett, WA: Albert E. Terril, 1990. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W ill., B&W maps. ISBN 0962605506 In addition to a travelogue and several autobiographical sketches, the author describes numerous strange and illogical experiences, which were encountered in every country that he visited during a 3-month trip around the world. 642pp.

$6.00

HILLABY'S WORLD: ADVENTURES ACROSS THREE CONTINENTS

By Hillaby, John

UK: Sinclair-Stevenson, 1992. HC. fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover). B&W and color illustrations. ISBN 1856191664 A selection of insights into the most exotic and dramatic of Hillaby's walking adventures, including much that he has never written about before. 238pp.

$5.00

CANARY ISLAND ADVENTURE: A YOUNG FAMILY'S QUEST FOR THE SIMPLE LIFE

By Walter, Richard

New York: E. P. Dutton and Company, 1956. HC. good, green cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket). B&W ill.. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page. 255pp.

$5.00

THE ASTONISHING WORLD: ESSAYS

By Harrison, Barbara Grizzuti

New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1992. HC. fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) review photo laid in. ISBN 0395591058 This collection of essays spreads before us the rich abundance of life as it documents the author's love affair with the world. The most perceptive of travelers, Harrison takes us from Bensonhurst to Budapest to Morocco, from the hills of Tuscany to the walled city of Dubrovnik. 285pp.

$5.00

THE AGE OF THE GRAND TOUR

By Burgess, Anthony and Haskell, Francis

New York: Crown Publishers, Inc, 1967. HC. good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover). B&W and color illustrations. ...containing Sketches of the Manners, Society and Customs of FRANCE, FLANDERS, THE UNITED PROVINCES, GERMANY, SWITZERLAND and ITALY in the letters, journals and writings of the most celebrated voyagers between the years 1720 and 1820; with descriptions of the most illustrious Antiquities and Curiosities in these countries. Together with the Story of such Traffic by ANTHONY BURGESS and an Appreciation of the Art of Europe in the Eighteenth Century by FRANCIS HASKELL. And in addition decorated with a great variety of engravings, paintings, watercolours and drawings gathered especially for this particular work." This is the massive folio presentation that gives and impressive overview of those who took and experienced the Grand Tour at its heyday. 137pp.

$25.00

AN EMBASSY TO PROVENCE

By Janvier, Thomas A.

New York: The Century Co, 1893. HC. good+, decorated orange (hardcover) inscribed by the author. B&W frontis. BAL 10847 Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper and also signed by his wife, Catherine. Obituary of Catherine (Ann Drinker) Janvier laid in. 132pp.

$30.00