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Without a Paddle: A Memoir
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Without a Paddle: A Memoir

By Richey, Warren

New York, NY: St. Martin' Press, 2010 Racing twelve hundred miles around Florida by sea kayak. A memoir of a remarkable physical and emotional journey. Black cloth with gilt titling to spine, 338 pages. Minor shelf wear and a small remainder mark to bottom of textblock edge. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear and is now protected in a Brodart cover. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good -/Very Good -. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Canadian Alpine Journal, Volume 1, No. 1
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Canadian Alpine Journal, Volume 1, No. 1

By Alpine Club of Canada

Winnipeg, MB: The Alpine Club of Canada, 1907 The Alpine Club of Canada was organized in March 1906 with the purpose of promoting scientific studies and exploration of the Canadian alpine and glacial regions, the cultivation of art relating to mountain scenery, to educate and preserve, and to interchange with other alpine organizations. Blue card cover with white titling to front, frontispiece, many black and white photographs throughout, fold-out maps of The All-Red Line Around the World, the Tongue and Moraines, and the Wapta icefield, 195 pages. Moderate shelf wear, staples visible inside covers are rusted. Considering its age this volume is in remarkable to condition. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Wintershoes in Springtime
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Wintershoes in Springtime

By Smeeton, Beryl

London, UK: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1961 In 1937 Beryl Smeeton set out to travel through from India to Austria and from Manchuria to Burma. Smeeton spent about four months in China travelling alone and always by the cheapest class of boat or bus because she liked it that way and she would meet people on her own terms. Blue cloth, silver titling to spine, frontispiece, 264 pages. Light sunning to spine and top edge, white spots to front, a few dark discolorations, a pressure mark to top of back, some edge wear, previous owner's address sticker to ffep. The dust jacket is price clipped and shows worn edges with chipping to spine ends and corner, closed tears to spine edges and top of back, and some creasing. The dust jacket illustration is still bright and beautiful. It is now protected in a Brodart cover. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Innocents Afloat: A Yank Discovers the Cut
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Innocents Afloat: A Yank Discovers the Cut

By Scanlon, Jeremy

Canal Cottage Press, 1999 Scanlon has cruised his narrowboat 'Unicorn' some 50,000 miles in England's canal system as a floating guesthouse. Glossy soft cover, 193 pages. Light shelf wear, inside tight and clean. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. Soft Cover. Very Good -/-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$22.00

Railroadiana. A New History of England. Descriptive of the First Vicinity of the Railroads.
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Railroadiana. A New History of England. Descriptive of the First Vicinity of the Railroads.

London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co., 1838 Railroadiana. A New History of England, or Picturesque, Biographical, Historical, Legendary and Antiquarian Sketches. Desciptive of the Vicinity of the Railroads, First Series. With a Map and Illsutrations. London and Birmingham Railway. Green cloth with gilt titling and steam engine embossed to front, pocket with map to first pastedown, frontispiece is a fold-out picture of the East Window of the Church of Rickmansworth, in Hertfordshire. Several other illustrations including a fold-out facsimile of Byron's name cut into the Oak panel of a school room. 216 pages. A translucent paper wrapper present. It shows age darkening and significant wear with chipping and holes to folding creases. The book shows some rubbing to edges and corners especially to spine, light discoloration to top half of spine, one third of back cover and top of front cover, previous owner's name inked to first pastedown with the date 1856, some foxing throughout, a few pages show dog ear creases, ink smudges to page 62 and last free endpaper, remnant of a bookseller's sticker to rear pastedown. The fold-out map is in remarkable good condition with light age darkening and two half inch closed tears in the folding creases. An utterly charming travel guide written 180 years ago. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$600.00

In This Short Span: Himalayan Mountaineering and Exploration
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In This Short Span: Himalayan Mountaineering and Exploration

By Ward, Michael

London: Vicor Golancz Ltd., 1972 A Mountaineering Memoir. Blue cloth, gilt titling to spine, endpapers show different maps, illustrated with many black and white photographs and several maps, 304 pages. Light edge wear, light age darkening to textblock edge and a few dark spots to bottom of textblock edge, two photo pages show a light roughness to bottom free corner where they might have been stuck together. Dust jacket shows some shelf and edge wear especially to spine ends and corners, it is not price-clipped and now protected in a Brodart cover. For some international orders we will ask you to approve additional shipping charges to cover the cost of tracking and insurance to your country, but no extra charge will apply without your consent. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good+ to Very Good-/Good + to Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Dissimulation of Birds, A: An Anecdotal Look at One Hundred of the Most Common Species
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Dissimulation of Birds, A: An Anecdotal Look at One Hundred of the Most Common Species

By Lank, David M.

Montreal: Antiquarian Press, 1988 This book is "intended for that Gawk of Birders who love ornithological trivia." Off-white card cover with black titling and illustration, black and white illustrations throughout, 160 pages. Cover and text block edges have minor smudges/marks, inscribed by author/illustrator on half title page, interior is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed by Author/Illustrator. Soft Cover. Good+ to Very Good-. Illus. by Lank, David. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall - Oblong.

$15.00

On Sacred Ground: Malta - Travel Journal of an Artist
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On Sacred Ground: Malta - Travel Journal of an Artist

By Conway, Ann-Rosemary

Victoria, B.C.: Dream Hill Studio, 2008 An illustrated journal of the author's search for the "Sacred Feminine," specifically in Malta. Colourfully illustrated green soft cover with yellow titling on front, illustrated end papers, colour illustrations throughout, 91 pages. Cover has minor shelf wear, ink inscription on title page, some small pale spots on pp. 8-10, otherwise book is in nice condition. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. Illus. by Conway, Ann-Rosemary. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Escape to Paradise: A Mexican Odyssey
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Escape to Paradise: A Mexican Odyssey

By Reed, William & Sylvia Rosa Garces Marroqui De Reed

Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico: Garces Press The story of William Reed's life in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Orange soft cover with French flaps, black and white titling and illustration, illustrated with black and white photographs, 237 pages. Cover has light shelf wear, minor edge wear, several small dark spots on text block edges, text is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Goa Freaks: My Hippie Years in India
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Goa Freaks: My Hippie Years in India

By Odzer, Cleo

New York: Quality Paperback Book Club, 1995 A "lively and unique document of 1970s-style hedonism," follows the further adventures of Cleo Odzer's life in India, which she started in her first book, "Patpong Sisters: An American Woman's View of the Bankkok Sex World." Colourfully illustrated soft cover with pink and white titling, frontispiece is a black and white map, illustrated with a cluster of eight pages of black and white photographs at centre of book, 335 pages. Cover has light edge wear, light shelf wear, 1.5" crease to upper rear cover, lightly soiled text block edges, pale stain to pp. 245-7 otherwise text appears to be clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

San Francisco: The Musical History Tour
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San Francisco: The Musical History Tour

By Selvin, Joel

San Francisco, Ca: Chronicle Books, 1996 Subtitled: "A guide to over 200 of the Bay Area's most memorable music sites." In this book by Joel Selvin, the main man on the nightlife beat for the san Francisco Chronicle, he shares the stories, legends, and secrets behind the clubs, recording studios, homes, and final resting places of hundreds of music greats, from Al Jolson to Green Day. Colourfully illustrated white soft cover with multi-colour titling, black and white illustrations throughout, 176 pages. Cover has negligible shelf wear, some pale discolouration to lower text block edge, interior is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$55.00

Jerusalem in the Heart
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Jerusalem in the Heart

By Qleibo, Ali

Koleus, 2000 Book is cultural guide to Jerusalem. Author, anthropologist and artist Dr. Ali Qleibo takes the reader through a personal tour of the Holy City. Brown and white soft cover with French flaps, gilt titling and sepia photographs, colour frontispiece, inscribed by author on title page, illustrated throughout with sepia photographs as well as several colour plates, 208 pages. Cover has light shelf wear, small pale discolouration to lower text block edge, otherwise book is clean, bright and tight - a handsome copy. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Inscribed By Author. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$30.00

Who Needs a Road? The Story of the Trans World Record Expedition
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Who Needs a Road? The Story of the Trans World Record Expedition

By Stephens, Harold & Albert Podell

Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merill Company, Inc., 1967 The goal of the authors was to set a new world record for around-the-world overland travel by car, which they accomplished in 581 days. Book tells "the rollicking and exciting story of how they finally made it." Tan cloth with red titling, illustrated with black and white photographs, and maps (by Van Beverly), 327 pages. Text block edges slightly foxed; dust-jacket, which is price-clipped, has shelf wear, edge wear with chipping to corners and spine ends, a one-inch tear to upper front edge near spine, edges and spine sunned, multiple pale spots of discoloration to white portions, the jacket is now protected by a clear Brodart cover. This is a nice copy, book is clean and tight, jacket is bright. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good-/Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$120.00

Pilgrim\'s Guide to The Sacred Earth, The
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Pilgrim's Guide to The Sacred Earth, The

By Miller, Sherrill

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Western Producer Prairie Books, 1991 A Travel Guide by Sherrill Miller, with photo tips by Courtney Milne. Book is signed by both Sherrill Miller and Courtney Milne. Book "highlights the adventures of two contemporary pilgrims exploring some of the most ancient and mysterious sites on earth...and offers readers a comprehensive review of more than 140 sacred sites and landscapes from thirty countries around the world - sites featured in Courtney Milne's stunning photography book, 'The Sacred Earth' Illustrated with forty black and white reproductions of photographs from 'the Sacred Earth' [book] is further supplemented by photo tips and notes for the traveling photographer by Courtney Milne." Colourfully illustrated blue soft cover with white and orange titling, signed by authors on half-title page, illustrated with black and white photographs, 199 pages. Cover has light shelf wear, sunned spine, some tiny spots on upper text block edge, small pale stains on pp. 198/99, otherwise book is in great shape. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed and Inscribed By Authors. Soft Cover. Very Good-. Illus. by Milne, Courtney, Photographer. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$28.00

Mystery Islands: Discovering the Ancient Pacific
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Mystery Islands: Discovering the Ancient Pacific

By Koppel, Tom

Suva, Fiji Islands: USP Press (University of the South Pacific), 2012 New book by Tom Koppel, PhD. in political science, veteran author and journalist, who now makes his home on Salt Spring Island, B.C. Signed by the author. Book details his personal odyssey across a vast ocean and through time exploring new theories and discoveries surrounding life throughout the Pacific. From celestial navigation and the sweep of the ocean currents, the hardships of survival and settlement, to the rich tapestry of Pacific Island customs and traditions, "Mystery Islands" shows how new archaeological findings have changed our entire picture of when and how the Pacific islands were first discovered and settled, beginning over three thousand years ago. Book is the winner of the USP Press Award for non-fiction. Illustrated blue soft cover with white titling and French flaps, map inside front and back cover, illustrated with sixteen pages of very attractive colour photographs, nine-page Selected Bibliography, Index, 345 pages. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. New. Illus. by Palovcik, Annie & Tom Koppel. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Atlas Del Ecuador, Geografia y Economia
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Atlas Del Ecuador, Geografia y Economia

By Gomez E., Nelson

Quito, Ecuador: Editorial Ediguias C. Ltda. A book of geographical and economic maps of Ecuador; text is in Spanish. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with black titling, colour maps throughout, 94 pages. Cover has light shelf wear, minor edge wear, text block edges slightly darkened, interior is clean and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

Rainbows at Noon
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Rainbows at Noon

By Williston, Eileen

Gibsons B.C.: Quintessential Press, 1993 A collection of travel stories set in Great Britain and Europe, written first for a writing group, and later compiled into a book. Colourfully illustrated soft cover with green titling on front, white titling on blue spine, black and white illustrations and maps, 135 pages. Book is new. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. New. Illus. by Sherwood, June. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.95

Voyage Dans Les Hebrides
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Voyage Dans Les Hebrides

By Johnson, Samuel & James Boswell

Paris, France: ELA La Difference Written in French. Translated from the English and annotated by Marcel Le Pape with the collaboration of Marc Le Pape; introduction by Maurice Denuziere. Blue soft cover with white titling, fifteen pages of black and white illustrations, 482 pages. Book is in a blue and white dust jacket with white titling on spine, red and blue titling on front. Light lengthwise crease to rear flap of jacket. This is a handsome copy - clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover in Wraps. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.00

Illustrated Guide to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo
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Illustrated Guide to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo

By Bongioanni, Alessandro, Maria Sole Croce & Zahi Hawass

Cairo, Egypt: American University in Cairo Press Introduction by Zahi Hawass. "The most comprehensive, fully illustrated guide to the great Egyptian museum, featuring a preface by world renowned archaeologist Zahi Hawass, colour maps showing the best route through the museum's collections, comprehensive explanations of ancient Egyptian history and culture and detailed descriptions of more than 570 objects, illustrated in colour." Colourfully illustrated paper-covered flexible boards, colour plates throughout, 631 pages. Corners lightly bumped, cover has light shelf wear, book is clean, bright and tight - a nice copy. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Paper Covered Boards. Very Good-. Illus. by De Luca, Araldo. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$20.00

Motorcycling in Australia: A Resource Book for Riders
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Motorcycling in Australia: A Resource Book for Riders

By Thoeming, Peter

Australia: Bear Face Books, 2001 Inscribed by the author. This book is written to help readers/riders to "get the most out of [their] own riding. Whether a seasoned rider, an absolute beginner or just coming back to bikes, there's something here for [everyone]." A rider's resource book for the "greatest motorcycling country in the world." Colourfully illustrated soft cover with black titling on off-white spine, off-white titling on front, inscribed on half-title page, blackk and white illustrations and advertissements throughout, 204 pages. Cover has minor shelf wear, light create to upper front corner, book is clean, bright and tight. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Inscribed By Author. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.00

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