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National Geographic Traveler: Hawaii

By: Ariyoshi, Rita

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., National Geographic: 2004

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 10379

ISBN: 0792279441

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy pictorial wraps, fold-out maps on front and back endpapers. Profusely illustrated with over 200 color photographs and 20 detailed, full-color maps. Includes history and culture section.. Bottom edge lightly soiled, cover lightly rubbed, else as new. FINE/NONE. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 272 pp View more info

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Up The Years From Bloomsbury: An Autobiography

By: Arliss, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Blue Ribbon Books: 1927

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 14523

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full green cloth, black lettering on cover and spine, t.e.g. (green), fore-edge deckle. Illustrated with B&W frontispiece. . Spine moderately sunned with mild wear to head and heel, corners bumped, rear cover lightly stained, former owner's name on ffep, some light underlining throughout, else near fine. VERY GOOD. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (vi), 321 pp View more info

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The Historic Country Hotels of England: A Select Guide

By: Arnold, Wendy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1986

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 26070

ISBN: 0030041333

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's glossy wraps. Illustrated with color photographs.. The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, unread, tight, square and clean. AS NEW.. Color Photographs. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 96 pp View more info

Image for A Wilderness Within: The Life of Sigurd F. Olson

A Wilderness Within: The Life of Sigurd F. Olson

By: Backes, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press: 1997

Edition: Special Edition. 1

Seller ID: 21986

ISBN: 0816628424

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Quarter bound in green cloth over black boards, gilt lettering on cover and spine, gilt decoration on front cover, green endpapers. Illustrated with 16 pages of B&W photographs. . The volume is in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, and square. Some water damage at bottom of pages in first half of volume, else near fine. VERY GOOD+. . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. xvi, 387, (2) pp View more info

Image for Northern France from Belgium and the English Channel to the Loire, excluding Paris and its Environs: Handbook for Travellers

Northern France from Belgium and the English Channel to the Loire, excluding Paris and its Environs: Handbook for Travellers

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Karl Baedeker: 1905

Edition: Fourth Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 26788

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's flexible red boards, gilt lettering on spine and cover, map on reps. Illustrated with 13 maps and 40 plans. . Former owner's name and old bookseller's small label on half-title, otherwise unmarked, tight, square, and clean. All maps and plans present. VERY GOOD. . Baedeker's Guide Books Series. Maps & Plans. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. xxxvi, 423, (+Maps & Plans) pp View more info

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Great Britain: Handbook for Travellers

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Karl Baedeker: 1910

Edition: Seventh Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 26790

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Seventh edition, revised and augmented. Publisher's flexible red boards, gilt lettering on spine and cover, map on reps. Illustrated with 28 maps, 65 plans, and a panorama.. A couple of small closed tears on maps, otherwise unmarked, tight, square, and clean, with all maps and plans present. VERY GOOD. . Baedeker's Guide Books Series. Maps & Plans. 16mo 6" - 7" tall. lxviii, 624, (+Maps, Plans, etc) pp View more info

Image for the ghosts that come between us Nargis's Journey, A Novel

the ghosts that come between us Nargis's Journey, A Novel

By: Bahuguna, Bulbul

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Chicago, Drona Publications: 2011

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 15968

ISBN: 0985422203

Condition: New with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps.. The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 377 pp View more info

Image for The Nile Tributaries of Abyssinia

The Nile Tributaries of Abyssinia

By: Baker, Sir Samuel White

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Camden, SC, Briar Patch Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 20319

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Publisher's full brown leather, gilt lettering on spine with camel design, gilt lettering on cover with five camel design, a.e.g., paisley endpapers. Illustrated with frontispiece, title page and introduction with black and white sketches by the author as well as black and white photographs. Sir Samuel White Baker, KCB, FRS, FRGS (1821-1893) was a British explorer, officer, naturalist, big game hunter, engineer, writer and abolitionist. He also held the titles of Pasha and Major-General in the Ottoman Empire and Egypt. He served as the Governor-General of the Equatorial Nile Basin (today's So... View more info

America's Colorful Railroads

By: Ball, Don, Jr.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Bonanza: 1978

Edition: Reprint. Later Printing

Seller ID: 17390

ISBN: 0517304880

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's beige cloth over dark blue boards, navy lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated with color photographs.. Rear cover has a gouge near the spine, paper covering boards has three wrinkles (possible binder's error), fore-edge of front cover has a faint damp stain not affecting the interior of the book, head and heel of spine are lightly rubbed and the covers have some very slight soiling, else unmarked, square and tight. VERY GOOD-.. Color Photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. viii, 210 pp View more info

Decade of the Trains: The 1940s

By: Ball, Don, Jr. and Rogers E. M. Whitaker

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Boston, New York Graphic Society: 1977

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 15215

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


Publisher's full black cloth with a stamped locomotive on the front cover and silver lettering on the spine. Profusely illustrated with B&W photographs. . Head and heel of spine and tips are rubbed, light dust soiling to rear cover, else unmarked, tight and square. Dust jacket has a 4" closed tear on the front cover and pieces missing at the top edge of both covers. VERY GOOD/FAIR. . B&W photographs. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 287 pp View more info

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Israel: A Photobiography The First Fifty Years

By: Bar-Am, Micha

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 1998

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 15401

ISBN: 068484513X

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth with silver lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated with the B&W photographs of Bar-Am. With an essay by Thomas L. Friedman. . Title page has faint impressions from two erased numbers, else pristine, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket has a short, closed tear at the bottom edge of the front cover, light scratches on the rear cover, faint impressions on the front cover, light sun-tanning to top edge. NEAR FINE/ VERY GOOD. . B&W photographs. Folio 13" - 23" tall. 199 pp View more info

Image for King Peggy: An American Sercretary, Her Royal Destiny and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village

King Peggy: An American Sercretary, Her Royal Destiny and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village

By: Bartels, Peggielene; Eleanor Herman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 2012

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 19059

ISBN: 0385534329

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


AS NEW/AS NEW. . Color Photographs. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. ix, 334 pp View more info

The Story of Our Inns of Court

By: Barton, Sir. D. Plunket; Charles Benham; Francis Watt

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1927

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 26108

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Full red cloth, title on spine, medallion blind-stamped on front cover. Illustrated with B&W plates. . Volume shows mild wear, spine sunned, former owner's name written on fep. VERY GOOD. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (x), 320 pp View more info

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The Story of Man in Yellowstone

By: Beal, Merrill D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Yellowstone Park, The Yellowstone Library and Museum Association: 1960

Edition: Revised Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 11560

Condition: Near Fine in Fair dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, silver lettering on spine, silver lettering and elaborate silver decoration on cover, maps on endpapers. Illustrated with numerous photographs, maps, and drawings. . The volume is in virtually perfect condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. The unclipped dust jacket, now in Mylar, is chipped and water-stained. NEAR FINE/FAIR. . Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall. 320 pp View more info

Image for Luxury Trains From The Orient Express to the TGV

Luxury Trains From The Orient Express to the TGV

By: Behrend, George

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, The Vendome Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 14757

Condition: Fine in Good dust jacket


Blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine and cover, 223 illustrations, 43 pages of tables. . Hinge starting, very light bumping to head and heel of spine, else as new. The unclipped dust jacket rubbed and worn at edges, top edge lightly yellowed. FINE/GOOD. . Photographs, drawings and maps. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 232 pp View more info

Image for To Jerusalem and Back A Personal Account

To Jerusalem and Back A Personal Account

By: Bellow, Saul

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 19081

Condition: Fine in Good dust jacket


Publisher's light black boards, spine is teal with silver lettering, top page edge teal, fore-edge deckle. . Head and heel of spine gently bumped, top page edges slightly faded, very small blue ink mark on back panel, else tight, square and clean. Price clipped dust jacket is yellowed, head and heel of spine, edges and corners are bumped. FINE/GOOD.. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 182 pp View more info

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Father, Dear Father

By: Bemelmans, Ludwig

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 14953

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


Publisher's full green linen cover, red lettering on spine, red design and author signature in red on cover, author's B & W sketches throughout. . Head of spine gently bumped, pulled. tep slightly sunned, former owner's stamp on fep, square and clean. Clipped dust jacket yellowed and worn at edges, small tears at corners. GOOD/FAIR. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 247 pp View more info

Image for The Chrysanthemum and The Sword: Patterns of Japanese Culture

The Chrysanthemum and The Sword: Patterns of Japanese Culture

By: Benedict, Ruth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Meridian Books: 1974

Edition: First Edition. Later Printing

Seller ID: 16871

ISBN: 0452005612

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's glossy wraps.. VERY GOOD.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 328 pp View more info

Image for The City of Falling Angels

The City of Falling Angels

By: Berendt, John

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Penguin: 2005

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 21923

ISBN: 1594200580

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Covered in black cloth with gilt lettering on front and spine. Decorative endpapers. . Unclipped dust jacket shows light wear along edges; otherwise, this copy is clean, unmarked, square & tight. . Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 414 pp View more info

Image for Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: A Savannah Story

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: A Savannah Story

By: Berendt, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Random House: 1994

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 20873

ISBN: 0679429220

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


First edition, later printing (Number Line 198765432). Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over black boards, gilt lettering on spine, author's initials, gilt, on cover. Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and shaded squares. John Berendt's sharply observed, suspenseful, and witty narrative reads like a thoroughly engrossing novel, and yet it is a work of nonfiction. Beren... View more info