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America As I Saw It Or America Revisited

By: Alec-Tweedie, Mrs.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan Company: 1913

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36147

Condition: Very Good


B&W and Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. There is some toning and spotting to the spine and spots of occasional fingermarks to the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. "Ethel Brilliana Tweedie F. R. G. S. (1862–1940) was a prolific English author, travel writer, biographer, historian, editor, journalist, photographer and illustrator. She wrote as Mrs. Alec Tweedie, Mrs. A... View more info

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The Saga of the Bounty It's Strange History as Related by the Participants Themselves

By: Anthony, Irvin (edited by)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30675

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. There is some light bumping to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. The edges of the text block have noticeable foxing and ground-in dirt. The price clipped dust jacket have edge tears, nicks and several chips missing along with ground-in dirt and a coffee ring to the rear cover. "This book contains one of the great sea stories of all time, related by the actual participants. For n... View more info

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Spanning the Atlantic

By: Babcock, F. Lawrence

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29544

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking the accompanying dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine of the book has toning and the rear cover of the book has tidemarking and some fading. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front pastedown page. "In the interest of the general reader, the author has attempted to eliminate from the text all unnecessary technicalities and specifications. Foot-notes also have been avoided, with a view to subordinating details and mi... View more info

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Our New West Records of Trave between the Mississippi River and the Pacific Ocean: over the Plains - over the Mountains - through the Great Interior Basin - over the Sierra Nevadas - to and UP and Down the Pacific Coast...

By: Bowles, Samuel

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York, Hartford Publishing Co.: 1869

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32621

Condition: Good+


This book is in Good+ to Near Very Good- condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. Full calf leather binding. The front cover is nearly detached, but is still held on by the spine strings. The text pages are clean and bright. "Samuel Bowles III (February 9, 1826 – January 16, 1878) was an American journalist born in Springfield, Massachusetts. Beginning in 1844 he was the publisher and editor of the Springfield Republican, a position he held until his death in 1878...During his lifetime, and subsequently, the Republican office was a sort of school for young journalists, espe... View more info

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Zig Zag Journeys in the British Isles

By: Butterworth, Hezekiah

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Estes and Lauriat: 1889

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38883

Condition: Very Good-


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The covers have noticeable ground-in dirt to the illustrated covers. The spine ends, edges and corners have edge wear, nicking and rubbing. The corners have paper loss. The spine joints have wear and paper loss. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. The inner hinges have cracked. This book is illustrated throughout with black and white plates. This book is part of the Zig Zag (journey) series. "In early life, he began to contribute to the leading newspapers, among them the New York Independent. In 1... View more info

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My Road to India

By: Cook, Nilla Cram

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Lee Furman, Inc.: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29718

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is generally clean and bright, but has several edge nicks and tears, small chips missing and some light edge wear. "In this exciting biography of a woman still under thirty, hyou will enter an entirely new and fascinating world. Naturally, the author is not content to be merely the daughter of George Cram Cook, well remembered poet and director of the famous Provincetown Players, which first brought Eugene O... View more info

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This World Of Ours

By: Curle, J. H. (James Herbert)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Methuen & Co. Ltd.: 1921

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35920

Condition: Very Good


This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book andlyits contents are in generaly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light edge wear, rubbing and nicking. The covers have some spots of ground-in dirt and rubbing. The text pages are generally clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and address on the front pastedown page. "James Herbert Curle (died 26 December 1942, Vancouver. B. C. ) was a philatelist who was a specialist in the stamps of Transvaal. In 1940, with Albert Basden, he was awarded the Craw... View more info

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Panorama Of Nations Or Journeys Among the Families of Men a Description of Their Homes, Customs, Habits, Employments and Beliefs; Their Cities, Temples, Monuments, Literature and Fine Arts

By: Cutler, H. G. and L. W. Yaggy

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Western Publishing House / Geo. S. Cline: 1889

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32558

Condition: Very Good+


B&W and Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. This is a large / thick book and is slightly oversized as well. The book covvers have some light rubbing, bumping and edge wwear along with beginning fraying to the corners. The text pages are clean and bright. Illustrated throughout with both black and white and a few full color Illustrations. Included are "Five Great Journeys" : A Birth-place of Races (including Egyptians, Nubians, Abyssinians, Gallas, East Africans, Mozambique, Zulu Caffres, Bechuanas and Hottentots, Congo ... View more info

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Hell on Ice The Saga of the Jeannette

By: Ellsberg, Commander Edward

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31832

Condition: Very Good+


This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is a bit of light rubbing to the book covers. The top spine end of the book cover has some light bumping and beginning fraying. The text pages are clean and bright. "On the summit of a grassy hill in Maryland looking across an arm of the Severn River toward the spreading lawns and the gray buildings of the Naval Academy stands a stone cross frosted with marble icicles topping an oddly shaped granite cairn." View more info

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Hell on Ice The Saga of the Jeannette

By: Ellsberg, Commander Edward

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35065

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The top spine end of the book cover has some light bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. " The dust jacket has some edge wear, nicking and several chips missing. There is noticeable sunning to the spine and to the top edge of the front dust jacket panel. "On the summit of a grassy hill in Maryland looking across an arm of the Severn River toward the spreading lawns and the gray buildings of the Naval Academy stands a stone cross frosted with marble ici... View more info

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From the Lakes of Killarney to The Golden Horn

By: Field, Henry M. (D.D.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner, Armstrong and Company: 1877

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 31447

Condition: Very Good-


This book is in Very Good- condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book is in good solid condition, however there is noticeable edge wear, nicking and fraying to the spine ends, corners and edges of the book covers. The book covers have generalized rubbing as well. The lettering on the spine of the book is rubbed but mostly still visible. There is a one inch tear to the cloth at the top rear spine joint. The text pages are mostly clean and bright, with some occasional spots of foxing and a couple of the sections are out of alignment. There is a previous owner's gift inscript... View more info

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The Crossing of Antarctica The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-1958

By: Fuchs, Sir Vivian and Sir Edmund Hillary

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little Brown and Company: 1958

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38072

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W and Color Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some beginning rubbing to the spine ends of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and date on the dedication page. The price clipped dust jacket has several tiny edge nicks and spots of rubbing. "Fuchs is best known as the leader of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, a Commonwealth-sponsored expedition that completed the first overland crossing of Antarct... View more info

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A West-Pointer in the Land of the Mikado

By: Garst, Laura Delany

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Fleming H. Revell Company: 1913

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30707

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs; This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some rubbing to the lettering on the spine of the book. The rear cover of the book has a couple of spots of rubbing / fading. The text pages are clean and bright. "It is not easy to say in a brief foreward the things the heart inclines to say as to the message, and the lives back of the message, as we have them sketched..." "Many Christian missionaries came to Japan after the Meiji restoration in 1868. Although they were not able to c... View more info

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Jones Abroad

By: Givins, Robert C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Akron, OH, Saalfield Publishing Co. / Jones Abroad Publishing Company: 1911

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35377

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and wear. The spine of the book has some generalized fading. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's long inked gift notation on the front endpaper. " Robert C. Givins (b. 1845, Yorkville, Canada – d. April 14, 1915, San Francisco, CA) , was a prosperous real estate developer with Chicago-based E. A. Cummings & Company. The castle’s... View more info

New Life In New Lands Notes of Travel

By: Greenwood, Grace (Pseudonym Of Sara Jane Lippincott )

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, J. B. Ford and Company: 1873

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: A36901

Condition: Very Good-


This book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends, corners and edges of the book covers have some bumping, rubbing and areas of fraying and edge tearing. The bottom spine end has lost the very bottom edge. The book covers have several spots of discoloration to the covers. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and date on the title page, and another on the front free page. "Sara Jane Lippincott (pseudonym Grace Greenwood, 1823–1904) was an American author, poet, correspondent, lecturer, and newspaper founder. One of the... View more info

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Tales of Lonely Trails

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1922

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30669

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. This copy includes the correct points on the copyright page - with the first edition statement followed by the code G -W. There is some beginning bumping to the spine ends. The text pages are clean and bright. This book includes biographical material along with several very early short stories, including: Nonnezoshe, Colorado Trails, Roping Lions in the Grand Canyon, Tonto Basin, and Death Valley. "After attending a lecture in Ne... View more info

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Flying With Chaucer

By: Hall, James Norman

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35842

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Good only, fragile dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. There is an inch deep strip of fading / loss of color to the bottom spine end. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and date on the front endpaper. The fragile dust jacket has edge wear, nicking, chipping, and edge tears. "James Norman Hall (22 April 1887 – 5 July 1951) was an American author best known for the novel Mutiny on the Bounty with co-author Charles Nordhoff. During World War I, Hall had the di... View more info

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Seven League Boots

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A32932

Condition: Very Good


B&W Photographs; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good to Near Very Good+ condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The blue cloth covers have some white spotting, especially to the front cover and spine of the book. The spine ends, corners and spine joints have some light, but noticeable rubbing and beginning fraying. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed on the reverse of the frontispiece. There is an additional previous owner's inked gift notation on the reverse of the frontispiece. "Hallibu... View more info

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Good Company

By: Harper, Douglas A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, University of Chicago Press: 1982

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30855

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light edge wear, rubbing and beginning bumping. The text pages are clean and bright with the exception of the half title page, which has two inch stamps from the previous owner . There are two more ink stamps from the previous owner on the bottom edge of the text block. "I was drinking beer with some tramps one night in the fall of 1973. ... View more info

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Argonaut Letters

By: Hart, Jerome

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Payot, Upham & Company: 1901

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29797

Condition: Good+


B&W Photographs; PRESENTATION COPY - Signed by the author to California Painter Arthur F. Mathews. The book is in Good+ to Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book is in generally clean bright condition, however, the top inch of the top spine end has been chipped off and has some fraying. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed, with an inscription on the front endpaper by the author. This is a travel memoir by the author / musician Jerome Hart. ; Signed by Author View more info