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Up the Rhine.

By Thomas Hood.

London, UK E. Moxon & Company, 1869. Hardcover Second Edition (1869). First published in 1840. Good+ to Very Good: Shows moderate use: some wear to the extremities, with fraying starting; faint dampstaining to the front panel, mostly at the upper corner area; some foxing to the front endpapers and to the top and fore-edges; faint soiling to the panels; a touch of dust-darkening to the backstrip, though the gilt titles thereon remain clearly legible; the binding shows slight lean, but remains secure; the text is clean, but former owner's blindstamp at the upper corner of the front free endpaper and bookseller's chicken-scratchings at the verso. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. A moderately used copy, but one which remains structurally sound and tightly bound, showing some wear and minor flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.55 x 5.35 x 1 inches). viii, 344 pages. Preface by his daughter, Frances Freeling Broderip. Frontispiece portrait of the author with vellum cover; illustrated throughout with duotone prints by the author. Language: English. Weight: 17 ounces. Blue cloth over boards with gilt design at the front panel and gilt titles at the backstrip. Second Edition (1869). First published in 1840. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'. Thomas Hood (1799 – 1845) was an English poet, author and humorist, best known for poems such as "The Bridge of Sighs" and "The Song of the Shirt". Hood wrote regularly for The London Magazine, Athenaeum, and Punch. He later published a magazine largely consisting of his own works. Hood, never robust, lapsed into invalidism by the age of 41 and died at the age of 45. William Michael Rossetti in 1903 called him "the finest English poet" between the generations of Shelley and Tennyson.

$24.50

Iberia: Spanish Travels and Reflections.

By James A. Michener.

New York, NY Fawcett: Crest Books, 1969. Paperback First Edition Thus [1969]; First Printing, so stated. First Edition Thus [1969]; First Printing, so stated. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very light use; light wear to extremities, with some faint creases at the lower corner of the front panel and a 1/16" chip at same; mild rubbing and the faintest soiling to the wrapper covers; single faint crease at backstrip and another at upper rear corner; binding square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and several minor flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7.05 x 4.25 x 1.5 inches). 960 pages. Illustrated with numerous duotone Photographs by Robert Vavra throughout the text. Language: English. Weight: 15.5 ounces. Mass Market Paperback.

$10.00

American Notes for General Circulation.

By Charles Dickens.

Leipzig, Germany Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1842. Hardcover Very Good+: shows only the most minute indications of use. Mild rubbing to the black panelled boards; light wear to the extremities; some faint scuffing along the outside edges of the panels; foxing to the outside edges and endpapers; former owner's bookplate at front pastedown endpaper. The binding is square and secure; text clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting, marginalia or marks in the text. A handsome lightly used copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a mild wear and minor cosmetic flaws. Not far from 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 24mo. (6.1 x 4.5 x 0.65 inches). 310 pages. Language: English. Green Quarter Cloth and Tips with Black Bands and Gilt Titles at the backstrip. Weight: 7 ounces. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'. Travelogue of Dicken's trip to North America from January to June 1842.

$73.50

Barbarian In The Garden.
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Barbarian In The Garden.

By Zbigniew Herbert .

New York, NY Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: Harvest HBJ Books, 1986. Paperback First Edition Thus (1986), so stated. First Edition Thus (1986), so stated. SHOWS EVIDENCE OF EXPOSURE TO MOISTURE A T THE BOTTOM EDGE OF THE LAST HALF OF THE BOOK, IMPARTING A MILD "CRINKLINESS" TO THE LOWER PORTION OF THE PAGES, BUT OVERT DAMPSTAINING TO THE BOTTOM EDGE ONLY. Else, flawless. Fine in Wraps: the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the covers. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a single notible flaw. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.3 x 0.45 inches). 180 pages. Translated from the Polish by Michael March and Jaroslaw Anders. Language: English. Weight: 6.5 ounces. Trade Paperback.

$14.70

Chomolungma Sings the Blues: Travels Round Everest.
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Chomolungma Sings the Blues: Travels Round Everest.

By Ed Douglas.

London, UK Constable , 1997. Hardcover First Edition (1997); Second Printing (1998). Very Near Fine in Fine DJ: Book shows only minute indications of use: three corner tips shows the mildest bumping; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. The DJ price unclipped; mylar-protected. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a single unobtrusive flaw. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.5 x 6.35 x 1 inches). xii, Maps. 225 pages. Includes Index. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 5.4 ounces. First Edition (1997); Second Printing (1998). Hardback with DJ.

$11.96

Welcome Home: Travels In Smalltown Canada.
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Welcome Home: Travels In Smalltown Canada.

By Stuart McLean.

Ontario, Canada Penguin Group: Penguin Books Canada, 1994. Mass Market Paperback First Edition Thus (1994), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to the extremities; the very faintest crease to the rear panel; the text pages have tanned somewhat, due to aging; a few very faint flecks of foxing to the bottom edge of the text block; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the panels. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing minor cosmetic flaws only. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (7.05 x 4.25 x 1.25 inches). xxiii, 463 pages. Language: English. Weight: 8.9 ounces. First Edition Thus (1994), First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence, but this book was first published by Viking in 1992 and Penguin had published a paperback edition in 1993. Mass Market Paperback.

$14.70

On the Shores of the Mediterranean.
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On the Shores of the Mediterranean.

By Eric Newby.

Oakland, CA Lonely Planet Publications, 1998. Paperback Reprint Edition (1998). First published in 1984. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows just a hint of wear to the extremities; barely discernible sunning to the backstrip; the binding is perfectly square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the covers. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing only the very mildest wear and a single unobtrusive flaw. Bright and clean. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.8 x 5.1 x 1.1 inches). 501 pages. Language: English. Weight: 18.5 ounces.Reprint Edition (1998). Lonely Planet Journeys Series. First published in 1984. Trade Paperback.

$8.82

Against the Wind: A Maine to Alaska Bicycling Adventure.
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Against the Wind: A Maine to Alaska Bicycling Adventure.

By Marty Basch.

Intervale, NH Top of the World Communications, 1995. Paperback First Edition (1995); Second Printing in the same year. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Fine in Wraps: flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases to the covers. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome, like-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing no flaws. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9 x 6 x 0.45 inches). vii, 141 pages. Language: English. Weight: 9.4 ounces. First Edition (1995); Second Printing in the same year. Trade Paperback. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

$19.60

Travels in Nepal: The Sequestered Kingdom.

By Charlie Pye-Smith.

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, UK Penguin Books Ltd, 1990. Paperback First Edition Thus [1990], so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Appears to have first appeared in hardcover in 1988. First Edition Thus [1990], so stated. First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of light use: very slight spine lean; mild rubbing and faint 'mottling' to the white areas of the background field of the wrapper covers; the text pages have tanned just slightly, due to aging; a hint of a stress crease along the front hinge; the binding remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing very mild wear and minor, unobtrusive flaws. Close to 'As New', clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.65 x 5.1 x 0.55 inches). xiii, Map. 177 pages. Index. Eight page section of duotone photographs. Language: English. Weight: 5.5 ounces. Penguin Travel Library Series. Appears to have first appeared in hardcover in 1988. Trade Paperback.

$7.64

Sketches of Etruscan Places and Other Italian Essays (The Cambridge Edition of the Works of D. H. Lawrence) .
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Sketches of Etruscan Places and Other Italian Essays (The Cambridge Edition of the Works of D. H. Lawrence) .

By D. H. Lawrence.

New York, NY Cambridge University Press, 1992. Hardcover First Edition Thus (1992), so stated. Very Good+ in Very Good+ DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of very careful use. Book shows just a touch of wear to the extremities; a hint of thumbing to the fore-edge; former owner's name and date at the front free endpaper; the binding shows the very slightest lean, while remaining perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. A handsome near-to-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and minor, unobtrusive flaws. The DJ shows only a touch of wear to the extremities: moderate rubbing to the panels; unclipped. Shows mild wear only; clean and intact. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.75 x 5.75 x 1.15 inches). lxxiii, 387 pages. Edited by Simonetta de Filippis. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 8 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$73.50

The Gateway to France: Flanders, Artois and Picardy.

By James Bentley.

New York, NY Penguin Group: Viking, 1991. Hardcover First Edition [1991]; First Printing indicated. First Edition [1991]; First Printing indicated. Very Near Fine in Very Good+ DJ. Book shows pages tanned with age; else flawless. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a minor cosmetic flaw. The DJ shows fairly heavy sunning to the orange toned background field of the backstrip, though the titles thereon remain bright and clearly legible; else only mild rubbing to the panels; the price is intact; mylar-protected. Flawed, but in overall appearance, close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.8 x 5.75 x 1 inches). xvii, 206 pages. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Numerous maps precede the text. Language: English. Weight: 15.5 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$6.47

D. H. Lawrence and Italy (Twilight in Italy; Sea and Sardinia; Etruscan Places).

By D. H. Lawrence.

New York, NY Viking Penguin: Penguin Books, 1985. Paperback First Edition Thus (1985), so stated. First Edition Thus (1985), so stated. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to extremities; mildest rubbing to the wrapper covers; the pages have tanned slightly, due to aging; former owner's rubber-stamped name and address at the lower front endpaper; a thin 'hairline' crack at the upper backstrip. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the covers. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. A nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing the mildest wear and a couple of minor, unobtrusive flaws. Bright and Clean. Close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. xiii, 488pp. Introduction by Anthony Burgess. (Penguin Travel Library). First Edition of the Penguin Travel Library edition (1985), so stated, though the same material in a similar format was published by the same publisher about fifteen years earlier. Trade Paperback. These essays are classics. Etruscan Places almost single-handedly revived "modern" interest in the Etruscans and was essential to the preservation and study of their tombs and paintings. Throughout, Lawrence is sensitive and insightful. An added patina to these works is the fact that they were written in the 1930s during the build-up toward WWII. There is an immediacy mixed with nostalgia here that is compelling.

$9.41

Traveller's Literary Companion: Indian Subcontinent.

By Simon Weightman.

Lincolnwood, IL Passport Books , 1996. Paperback First Edition (1996), unstated. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of smudging to the upper fore-edge; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases to the covers. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A near-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a single, unobtrusive flaw. Bright and Clean. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.5 x 0.9 inches). xviii, 414 pages. Illustrated with duotone maps, designs, photographs. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 2.6 ounces.First Edition (1996), unstated. Trade Paperback.

$11.27

The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America.
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The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America.

By Bill Bryson.

New York, NY Harper & Row: Perennial Library, 1990. Paperback First Edition Thus (1990); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition Thus (1990); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only a hint of sunning to the backstrip (the titles and the designs thereon are still bright and clearly legible): the text pages have tanned slightly, due to aging; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases to the covers. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a couple of minor, unobtrusive flaws. Bright and Clean. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.35 x 0.75 inches). 314 pages. Language: English. Weight: 10.5 ounces. Trade Paperback.

$24.50

Chasing the Monsoon.

By Alexander Frater.

New York, NY Alfred A. Knopf: Borzoi Books, 1991. Hardcover First Edition USA (1991), so stated. First Edition USA (1991), so stated. Near Fine in Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. The Book shows light shelving wear, with a very mild bump at the bottom edge of the front panel; eleven pages at the rear of the text show a small [1/4"], very faint coffee stain at the very bottom edge of the pages; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, showing a couple of unobtrusive flaws. Bright and Clean. Very close to 'As New'. The DJ shows only the mildest rubbing; the backstrip is very lightly sunn-blanched, but the difference from the panels is very difficult to discern; the price has not been clipped. Not quite perfect, but very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.5 x 6.65 x 1.1 inches). vii, 273 pages. Maps. Deckle Fore-Edge. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 7.5 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$14.11

In the South Seas.
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In the South Seas.

By Robert Louis Stevenson .

Aegypan Press, 2005. Paperback Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: just a hinrt of wear to the extremities; a small stain at the bottom edge of the test block; two very faint creases to the rear panel; the binding leans off square, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages. Free of any creases to the covers. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, showing the mildest wear and a single flaw. Bright and Clean. Close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9 x 6.15 x 0.55 inches). 227 pages. Language: English. Weight: 12 ounces. Paperback: Pictorial Wraps.

$10.00

Shades of the Alhambra.

By Raleigh Trevelyan.

London, UK The Folio Society, 1984. Hardcover Fine: flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, like-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing no flaws. Virtually 'As New', showing no flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (10 x 7.35 x 0.55 inches). 128 pages. Profusely illustrated throughout, mostly in color. Decorated Endpapers. Language: English. Weight: 16.5 ounces. Hardcover: Pictorial Laminate Boards.

$14.70

The Omnibus Book of Travellers' Tales, Being the History of Exploration Told by the Explorers.

By Milton Waldman, (Editor).

New York, NY Brentano's, 1935. Hardcover Very Good to Very Good+: shows a bit of crimping to the heel of the backstrip; mild rubbing; faint, but pervasive soiling to the panels and backstrip. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, carefully used copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing only some smudging and minor flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.65 x 5.5 x 1.8 inches). 864 pages. Eight pages of vintage maps. Tinted Top Edge. Deckle Fore-Edge. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 13.5 ounces. No date of publication provided; Hardback: Lacks DJ.

$19.60

Prince Borghese's Trail: 10,000 Miles over Two Continents, Four Deserts, and the Roof of the World in the Peking to Paris Motor Challenge.
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Prince Borghese's Trail: 10,000 Miles over Two Continents, Four Deserts, and the Roof of the World in the Peking to Paris Motor Challenge.

By Genevieve Obert .

San Francisco, CA Council Oak Books, 1999. Hardcover First Edition; First Printing (1999), so stated. First printing also indicated by a complete numerical sequence. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. First Edition; First Printing (1999), so stated. First printing also indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Fine in Fine DJ: The Book is flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, like-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing no flaws. Virtually 'As New'. The DJ is also flawless; the price is unclipped. As New. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.3 x 6.35 x 1.2 inches). 308 pages. Decorated Endpapers. Eight page section of color photographs and several simple maps. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 7.3 ounces. Hardback with DJ. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.

$19.60

Wuhu Diary: On Taking My Adopted Daughter Back to Her Hometown in China.
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Wuhu Diary: On Taking My Adopted Daughter Back to Her Hometown in China.

By Emily Prager.

New York, NY Random House, 2001. Hardcover First Edition (2001); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence beginning with '2', in accordance with RH's customary practice at the time of publication. First Edition (2001); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence beginning with '2', in accordance with RH's customary practice at the time of publication. Near Fine in Fine DJ: The Book shows only minute indications of use: a couple of barely discernible smudges at the fore-edge; else flawless; the binding square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing a single minor flaw. Virtually 'As New'. The DJ is flawless; the price has not been clipped. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.75 x 1 inches). 238 pages. Sixteen pages of black & white photographs. Language: English. Weight: 15.5 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$10.00

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