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An Historical Narrative of the Shipwreck and Captivity of Mr. De Brisson, an Officer Belonging to the Administration of the French Colonies, with a Description of the Deserts of Africa, from Senegal to Morocco Translated from the French

By: N/A

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: Perth, Western Australia, R. Morrison: 1789

Seller ID: 14342


Bound in full leather. Rubbed on the edges, hinges separating at the spine ends. Still tight & firm, but age is taking a toll on the binding. Owner's name inside the front cover. Top 1/4" of the title page trimmed. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 228 pages View more info

Le Landscape Francais. Italie

By: N/A

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Paris, Chez Louis Janet: 1833

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15426


Bound in full black leather with gilt titles. Aeg. 12 engravings. Edges are rubbed, but the book is tight & clean. Text is in French. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 232 pages View more info

Billets in the Low Countries, 1814-1817, in a Series of Letters; WITH: Journal of a Tour through the Netherlands to Paris, in 1821

By: N/A

Price: $3,450.00

Publisher: London, J. J. Stockdale; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown: 1818, 1822

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16209


In contemporary three-quarter leather. Worn at the corners. The spine is very chipped and worn. The exterior hinges have cracked, and the book has been reinforced internally to keep it tight. All four plates are present in the first work. Trimmed, which does not affect the text or plates, but did trim part of the titles on the plates. A pair of very scarce travelogues. Priced as-is. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 228+171 pages View more info

Colton's Traveler and Tourist's Route-Book through the United States of American and the Canadas: Containing the Routes and Distances on the Great Lines of Travel, by Railroads, State-Roads, Cnals, Lakes and Rivers

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, J. H. Colton: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16983


Would grade good, but the map is missing (sigh). Covers are worn, and the top of the front endpapers are stained. Contents are "very good". ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 134+36 pages View more info

Europe by Motor: Super Travel Service Automobile Tours, Series G

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Franco-Belgique Tours Company, Ltd.: (1920)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17277


The title page has been burnt by a loose price list brochure for this tour series. No date, but includes tours of the battlefields in Europe. Includes pictures of the cars (we are talking really, really cool cars here) used in the tours. Folding map in the rear. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 42+index+map pages View more info

IL Trentino; Antica Storia Di Uomini E Di Rocce The Trentino: Old Story of Men and Rocks

By: Alberti-Poja, Antonio

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Trento, Italy, Arti Grafiche: N.D.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18772


DJ is a bit rubbed at the top, with some small closed tears. Inscribed by Alberti on the fep. Text is in Italian. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 96 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Atlas Of The Philippine Islands, Special Publication No. 3, U. S. Coast And Geodetic Survey Atlas De Filipinas (1899)

By: Algue, Jose

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Washington, D. C., Gpo: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12637


The spine is gone, and the front cover is loose. This is a binding copy. However, the contents are fine to very fine, with no library markings, except on the endpapers. ; Actually a work a jesuit priest. ; Ex-Library; Folio 13" - 23" tall View more info

Through The Heart Of The Scenic West

By: Alter, J. Cecil

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Shepard Book Co.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 5229


SIGNED limited edition (#848 of 1000). 1st edition.; Signed by Author View more info

Arctic mission By airship & submarine to the far north

By: Althoff, William F

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Aukland, NZ, Lighter-Than-Air Institute: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15911


Owner's stamps on the fep, slight bump to the upper right corner. Postal receipt (shipping from New Zealand) tipped inside the front cover. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 291 pages View more info

An Escorted Cruise Tour to South Africa, May 23, 1928 to August 24, 1928

By: American Express

Price: $35.00

Publisher: American Express Travel Department: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19622


The only defect is a vertical crease where the brochure was folded in half at some time in the past. Pretty well flat now, but the crease is easily evident. Illustrated with b/w photos, including the Mauretania, a Zulu chieftain, and maps of the itinerary. ; 9"; 20 pages View more info

The Hudson River Route. New York to West Point, Catskill Bountains, Albany, Saratoga Springs, Lake George, Lake Camplain, Adirondack Mountins, Montreal and Quebec, Etc.

By: American Guide Book and Directory Co.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, American Guidebook and Directory Co.: 1903

Seller ID: 16982


Covers are chipped and loose. The map is present, but has split along one seam. Contents are otherwise very good to near-fine. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 120+ads pages View more info

Mining and Other Resources of Eureka County, Nevada Eureka County Resuscitant

By: American Mining Congress

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Goldfield, NV, American Mining Congress: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14673


Slight vertical crease on the front cover. ; Oblong 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 61 pages View more info

Scenes Et Episodes De La Vie Italienne Par Une Comtesse Italienne. Ouvrage Traduit De L'Änglais Par Ch Monod Scenes and Episodes of Italian Life by an Italian Countess. Book Translated from English by Ch. Monod

By: An Italian Countess

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Toulouse, Societe Des Livres Religieux: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20729


Covers are darkened, with some wear at the corners. Text is in French. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 327 pages View more info

A Voyage Round the Sorl, in the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV.

By: Anson, George; Walter, Richard

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ewing: 1748

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 22589


In contemporary full leather, with a new spine (old spine laid on). 2 charts, the larger one in the rear is missing a piece at the upper left, ~6" long, 2" deep at the largest point. Faint damp stain, lower right corners. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 439 pages View more info

The Dominion of Canada with Newfoundland and an Excursion to Alaska Handbook for Travelers

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Leipsic, Karl Baedeker: 1894

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16049


No pocker, or marks on the spine. Stamp on the titlepage, and the fep is missing. Small piece of tape on the half-title. The balance of the contents, including all the maps, is "fine". The balance of the contents, including all the maps, is "fine". Faint sticker residue on the front cover, spot on the back cover. ; Ex-Library; 32mo 4" - 5" tall; 254 pages View more info

Egypt. Handbook for Travellers, Part the First: Lower Egypt, with the Fayum and the Peninsula of Sinai Second Edition, Revised and Augmented. with 16 Maps, 30 Plans, 7 Views, and 76 Vignettes

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Leipsic, Karl Baedeker: 1885

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 16053


Owner's name on the fep (dated 1895, in Egypt) , and the title page. Spine just a bit darkened. Is found a couple of closed tearsin the folding maps, but the contents are otherwise "fine" and complete. Can't you imagine what Egypt must have been like then? ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 538 pages View more info

Bornean Mammals

By: Banks, E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kuching, Borneo, The Kuching Press: 1949

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11479


Stamps from the "reading room and library of the British Council. " the covers are worn, and the spine is badly chipped at the top. Paper cover on the front is torn away on the left side. Cool book. Crude b/w drawings with tissue covers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

In Troubadour-Land: a Ramble in Provence and Languedoc

By: Baring-Gould, S.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, James Pott & Co.: 1891

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 16411


The spine is darkened, and the book is rubbed at the corners and spine ends. Rear inner hinge is starting to crack. Covers are soiled. Still an attractive book, bound in red cloth with gilt decorations. Contents are very good +, with foxing only to the end papers. A good reading copy of the scarce first United States edition. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 339 pages View more info

The Thousand Islands

By: Bayne, Jas.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY, (1890's)

Seller ID: 16675


An interesting souvenir piece of the Thousand Islands area. 30 b/w photos, and one double page folding photo. No author, publisher, date, place, etc. I found a photographers name on some of the photos, and have used that as an author. I see trains, boats, ferries, steamers, canoes & people, but not a single car. Clothing seems appropriate to about 1890. ; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 31 pages View more info

In The Shadow Of Mount Mckinley Forward by John Burnham, Introduction by Robert Sterling Yard. Illustrated from Paintings by Carl Rungius, and from Photographs by the Author

By: Beach, William N.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: NY, The Derrydale Press: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12410


Bound in three-quarter blue leather. One of 750 copies. Rubbing at the corners & edges. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 289 pages View more info