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The National Geographic Society 100 Years of Adventure & Discovery

By C. D. B. [Courtland Dixon Barnes] Bryan

New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1997. First Revised Edition. Hardcover. As new/as new. As new deluxe first revised edition (1997) in an as new dust jacket. Perfect, spotless, and bright! This is the "updated and expanded edition" celebrating 110 years of National Geographic's stunning photoscapes. On glossy paper. The deluxe centennial + edition features yellow embossed book cloth with gilt titling. NGS official seal endpapers. Dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. 528 pp. including index. Quarto, 9 1/2 x 12 inches tall. Heavy and large and will require extra shipping charges billed at actual cost.

$15.00

Look at America: The Central Northwest
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Look at America: The Central Northwest

By Wallace Stegner; Look Magazine

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1947. Early printing. Cloth. Fine/good +. Fine early printing in a good+ dust jacket. Green cloth boards with green and yellow stamping on cover and spine. Dust jacket has several tiny closed tears and shelf wear, bottom front corner missing small amount of jacket. Profusely illustrated, including a fold-out map of the region. Early printing 1947 (same as copyright date) as determined from ads for current and forthcoming books. 393 numbered pp., incl. index. Octavo, 5 1/2 x 8 inches tall. From the jacket: "the finest collection of photographs", road maps, appendices, and expert-written text. This volume covers Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas, and Nevada.

$25.00

Kentucky & Kentucky II (Two volume set)

By James Archambeault; Thomas D. Clark

Portland: Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company, 1982. Early printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/fine. Kentucky & Kentucky II (Two volume set) 4th and 7th printings. Near fine hardcover, both with fine dustjackets, now protected in clear, removable archival covers. Book shop label on pastedown and first free endpaper. Mild toning to edges of pages of Kentucky II. Beautiful, full color photographs throughout. 160 & 144 pp. Small folio, 10 x 13 1/2 tall. Kentucky" takes you through stately mansions and pastoral horse ranches, as well as the golden rows of tobacco fields and quiet country roads.

$60.00

Puget Sound: Sea Between the Mountains
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Puget Sound: Sea Between the Mountains

By Eric Scigliano; Tim Thompson

Hong Kong: Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Fine hardcover in a fine dustjacket. Black cloth board, black endpapers. Dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. Illustrated with full color photographs on glossy paper. 112 pp. Quarto, 9 1/2 x 12 inches tall. An award-winning journalist, Scigliano has written for Harper's, Outside, Discover, and many other publications.

$10.00

What We Saw at Madame World's Fair: Being a Series of Letters from the Twins at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition to Their Cousins at Home
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What We Saw at Madame World's Fair: Being a Series of Letters from the Twins at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition to Their Cousins at Home

By Elizabeth Gordon

San Francisco: Samuel Levinson, 1915. First edition. Cloth. Near Fine. A beautiful, near fine first edition in a lovely rose cloth boards with a photo on cover. Its only fault is the elaborate gift inscription from 1916 on the first free end paper. All color photos intact, no tears, no soiling, excellent tight binding. Illustrated (color plates inlaid). 86 pp. Large octavo, 7 x 9 1/2 inches tall.

$100.00

Love Affair: A Venetian Journal
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Love Affair: A Venetian Journal

By Wright Morris

New York: Harper & Row, 1972. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth. Near Fine/fine. Stated first edition. Near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Orange cloth boards, gold foil title on spine, author's name embossed on front cover. Color photos and narrative throughout. Glossy paper. Printed in Italy. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown or would be fine. Fine, as new dust jacket. Dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover.88 pp., unpaginated. Small quarto, 9 x 10 inches tall. Author is a National Book Award winner.

$50.00

India Illustrated with Pen and Pencil

By W. Urwick; Revised & enlarged by Edward P. Thwing

New York: Hurst & Co., 1891. First Revised Edition. Cloth. Good. Good copy in original publishers bright blue ornate book cloth; title and centerpiece in silver with burgundy accents. All wood engravings present. Text block is solid, hinges have been repaired with archival quality white cloth tape. Cover rubbed, head and tail of spine worn. Previous owner's name in pencil. One corner bumped. 197 pp. + index Quarto, 8 1/2 x 11 inches tall.

$65.00

Australian Profile

By Kenneth Slessor, ed.

Canberra: Commonwealth Government of Australia, 1960. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine/very good. A fine, clean and bright, solidly bound first edition in a very good slipcase. Slipcase shows some previous tape mending residue, but it did its job protecting the book! B/W & color photos, diagrams, and maps. Endpapers decorated with high steel construction site photos. Gold buckram cloth cover. Illustrated slipcase matches endapers. Text in English, French and German. Published for the Australian pavilion at the Comptoir Suisse, Lausanne: Tomorrow is everywhere in Australia / En Australie le futur est partout / Australien hat Ãberall eine Zukunft. With maps, graphs and tables.128 pp +appendix. Quarto, 9 x 12 inches tall.

$30.00