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Return to the Source

By del Vasto, Lanza; Translated by Jean Sidgwick

New York: Schocken Books, 1972. Mild edge wear, rubbing and faint staining to the spine of the dust jacket. No tears or chips. The book and its contents are clean and free of any marks. 319 pages. True story of the author's 20th-century pilgrimage to India, to the source of the Ganges, and to Gandhi. A story of adventure and illumination told by a man whom Gandhi renamed Shantidas, or "servant of peace.". First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$25.00

Journey to Katmandu
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Journey to Katmandu

By Baker, Michael H.C.

London: The Travel Book Club, 1975. Thin ink mark to bottom edge of the page block, possibly a remainder mark, and bumped corners. The dust jacket has some light soiling and is protected now in a Mylar archival sleeve. 167 pages illustrated with drawings by the author and black and white photos. The journey was three months long from England to Katmandu and home again. The route covered France, Italy, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and through the foothills of the Himalayas to Katmandu, the capital of Nepal.. First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$15.00

New York Album
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New York Album

No publication information indicated. Circa 1890s. Edge wear and bumped corners. Slight bowing. Rear cover/spine unglued from page block. The double-page panoramic view of the Brooklyn Bridge is separated at the center, leaving the remaining pages loose, as there is no attachment to the rear endpaper (spine unglued as noted above). Some small edge tears to a few pages. This souvenir book offers artistic representations (no photographs) of streets, buildings, and other scenes around New York City. Pages are unopened at the fore-edge. Illustrations comprise each page of the book. Pages are not numbered, but about 30. Interesting representations from the late 19th century.. Hard Cover. Fair.

$50.00

Exotic Mexico: Key to Latin America
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Exotic Mexico: Key to Latin America

By Lerner, Ira T.

Mexico: Costa-amic, 1958. Spine cocked a bit with reading creases. Mild edge wear. Clean copy, no writing or marks. Publisher's promotional piece for the book found inside the front cover with a 1959 date. Tucked inside the rear cover is a folded paper with printed information on the Aztec calendar and guided tour information for the Monument of King Tizoc. 285 pages with Index to Cities and Towns. Illustrated with ads, photos, and drawings.. Revised and Enlarged Edition. Soft Cover. Good.

$20.00

A Hug for the Apostle: On Foot from Chartres to Santiago de Compostela
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A Hug for the Apostle: On Foot from Chartres to Santiago de Compostela

By Dennett, Laurie

Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1987. Small nick to the top edge of the rear cover, otherwise about fine and a clean copy in a near fine dust jacket. 228-page account of the author's long walk from Chartres, France to Santiago de Compostela, Spain, following the famous medieval route that has drawn pilgrims for centuries, all in an effort to raise awareness and money for multiple sclerosis. Illustrated with endpaper maps, drawings and photographs.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Near Fine.

$20.00

The Nagel Travel Guide Series: ITALY
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The Nagel Travel Guide Series: ITALY

Geneva, Switzerland: Nagel Publishers, 1956. Mild shelf wear and rubbing to covers. The dust jacket ha some edge wear and chipping at the spine ends. Protected in a clear Mylar cover now. 753 pages with Alphabetical Index. Illustrated with maps and plans in black and white and a section at the rear of the book that includes 92 plates (color maps and plans). Endpaper maps of Italia. Silk bookmark sewn into the binding. This fourth edition was entirely rewritten. English language text.. Fourth Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good.

$12.50

Walks of Life: The Other Side of Malawi
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Walks of Life: The Other Side of Malawi

By Phoya, Mutisunge

Blantyre, Malawi: Central Africana Limited, 2011. Whimsical travelogue from a native of Malawi who treks across his country after college graduation. The varied landscape, including the famed Lake Malawi, provides the stage for a cast of eccentric characters and funny incidents the author encounters on his journey. This title was first published privately in a hand-printed, hand-bound edition by the author in 2007. 128 pages with drawings by famed African cartoonist, Tony Grogan.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Fine. Illus. by Tony Grogan.

$29.50

Northern Seas, Hardy Sailors
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Northern Seas, Hardy Sailors

By Whiteley, George

New York: W.W. Norton, 1982. Just a trace of wear to book and jacket. A nice, clean copy. 270 pages with photographs tell the story of a man in Maine who sails north in his ketch, Neptune, to rediscover his roots in Newfoundland and, in the process, discovers the history (including the Vikings' first settlement in the New World) of the areas he visits--Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, and Labrador. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$8.00

Jambo Means Hello
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Jambo Means Hello

By Strandberg, Olle and Rune Hassner (Translated By Maurice Albert Michael)

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1956. Shelf wear and several tiny spots or stains on the fore-edge of the text block. The jacket has chipping and edge wear. Offbeat travel book about a Swedish journalist and photographer who tour Africa in 1952. 191 pages with black and white photos (Rune Hassner, photographer).. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good.

$12.50

Behold the West Indies
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Behold the West Indies

By Oakley, Amy

New York: Longmans, Green & Co., 1951. Yellow cloth with black lettering and illustration. 540 pages with Index. Covers the following: Bahamas, Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Barbados, Trinidad, Tobago, Dutch West Indies, Venezuela, Ports of Colombia, and Interocean Panama.. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Thornton Oakley.

$15.00

Whom the Sea Has Taken: 204 Days Alone on a Raft from Peru to Australia
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Whom the Sea Has Taken: 204 Days Alone on a Raft from Peru to Australia

By Willis, William

New York: Meredith Press, 1967. Light wear to book and jacket, which is also price-clipped. 146 pages, illustrated with photos and endpaper maps.. First U.S. Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$20.00

Tumasik (Sea Town) and the Spicy Islands
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Tumasik (Sea Town) and the Spicy Islands

By Wise, Watson W

Big Sandy, Texas: Stewart Printing, 1978. 259 pages, illustrated. Travelogue with history for Singapore and parts of Maylasia. Author inscription to the book's previous owners written on the blank page facing the title page.. Inscribed and Signed By Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$15.00

Ancestral Britain: Pictorial Guide & Highway Maps
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Ancestral Britain: Pictorial Guide & Highway Maps

London: A.P.S.O. Ltd., 1953. Top edge is dust-stained. Bumped and a bit of shelf wear. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper. The jacket is chipped and worn and tape repaired. Preserved in a new Mylar Archival cover now. 112 pages, illustrated with black & white photos and highway maps based on Esso Petroleum Company's eight Road Maps of Britain and Ireland. The book's aim is to assist motorists to see the Cathedrals, Abbeys, Palaces, Castles and houses of special interest in England, Scotland, and Wales. A brochure with visiting times for the houses listed is laid in at the back of the book. . Hard Cover. Good/Poor.

$15.00

Le Chareau de Vizille et Napoleon a Laffrey
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Le Chareau de Vizille et Napoleon a Laffrey

By Lesbros, Henri

France: Arthaud, 1963. 60 pages, illustrated. Table of illustrations at rear of book. Ouvrage illustre de 45 heliogravures. Carte de la region.. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$20.00

History, People and Places in Languedoc-Roussillon

By Lands, Neil

Buckinghamshire, England: Spurbooks, 1976. Light shelf wear to book, jacket rubbed and edge-worn. 159 pages with Bibliography and Index. Black & white photos illustrate the text. Endpaper maps of Languedoc-Roussillon. A guide for travellers to the South of France between the pyrenees nd the Rhone.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good.

$15.00

Chrome Horse Chronicles: One Man\'s Motorcycle Travels Through North America
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Chrome Horse Chronicles: One Man's Motorcycle Travels Through North America

By O'Brien, Fred

Rockville, Maryland: Seaboard Press/James A. Rock & Co., Publishers, 2008. New copy, never read. A collection of travel journals for motorcycle trips around the United States and Canada. The author ventures off the Interstates onto the "blue highways," soaking up the landscape and the culture and humanity of its inhabitants. The trips in this book comprise more than five years of travel on two wheels and document observations of places and people along the way, including a bit of self-discovery for the rider and author himself. 442 pages, illustrated (black & white photos and route maps), with photos indexed at the back of the book alphabetically and by order of appearance. Also included is an Index of National Parks, Monuments and Other Points of Interest.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.

$25.00

Cold Oceans: Adventures in a Kayak, Rowboat and Dogsled
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Cold Oceans: Adventures in a Kayak, Rowboat and Dogsled

By Turk, Jon

New York: HarperCollins, 1998. Two inscriptions on the title page, one from the author to the previous owner of the book and one as a gift inscription (not the author) to the book's previous owner. 276 pages, illustrated with several maps depicting some of the inhospitable regions in which the author has traveled.. Inscribed and Signed By Author. First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$10.00

G.-F. Muller and Siberia, 1733 to 1743

By Black, J. L. and D.K. Buse (Translation of German materials by Victoria Joan Moessner)

Kingston, Ontario and Fairbanks, Alaska: Limestone Press, 1989. 157 pages, illustrated, including endpaper maps of Muller's travels to Siberia. A collection of six documents relating to Muller's expeditions to Siberia in the 18th century.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket.

$40.00

Reflections
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Reflections

By Stern, Carolyn

San Antonio: The Naylor Company, 1960. Some chipping to the jacket's rear panel. Author inscription on the half-title page. The author recounts her trip to Europe from Houston and back.203 pages with map and black & white photos.. Inscribed and Signed By Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.

$10.00

Travels with a Donkey in Cevennes
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Travels with a Donkey in Cevennes

By Stevenson, Robert Louis

London: The Falcon Press, 1948. Slight chipping to spine ends and corners. Some browning to endpapers. Bookstore price sticker on rear panel of jacket. . Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$8.00

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