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Aegean Islands; the Cyclades, or; Life among the Insular Greeks; including An Introduction to Cycladic Archaeology and Folklore, Bibliography, Appendices, and Index, Bent, James Theodore
1 Aegean Islands; the Cyclades, or; Life among the Insular Greeks; including An Introduction to Cycladic Archaeology and Folklore, Bibliography, Appendices, and Index
Bent, James Theodore

Argonaut 1966, Enlarged edition. Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; New and Enlarged Edition; including An Introduction to Cycladic Archaeology and Folklore, Bibliography, Appendices, and Index; Al.N. Oikonomides. 592 pp. bound in grey cloth; illustrated with black & white photos, 8 maps. Bright, crisp, tight book. No names or markings. In price-clipped jacket with moderate rubbing on folds; shallow chipping at spine ends. Protected in new clear sleeve. 30491 
Price: 40.50 USD
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Superstitions of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, Campbell, John Gregorson
2 Superstitions of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland
Campbell, John Gregorson

Benjamin Blom 1971, Reprint. Very Good with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 318 pages bound in red cloth, paper title label on spine. Tightly bound, sharp corners. Spine and portion of back cover quite faded. Interior crisp, clean, unmarked. A reprint of this classic account of superstition and supernatural belief in the isolated pockets of Scotland. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 27783 
Price: 40.50 USD
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Amaru;  A Romance of the South Seas, Frisbie, Robert Dean
3 Amaru; A Romance of the South Seas
Frisbie, Robert Dean

Doubleday, Doran & Co. 1945, First Edition. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 246 pp. bound in sea-green cloth; gilt flower design; gilt lettering on spine; green & white pictorial endpapers. About Fine book, bright cloth & gilt, hint of rubbing at spine ends. Firm binding. Interior bright, crisp, clean. Previous owner's small address label affixed to front endpaper. Very Good to Near Fine dust jacket, bright, unclipped , bold Vera Bock art work, statement of Wartime Commodity (paper saving) on flap; Buy War bonds on rear. Light edge wear, minor tanning/light soil on rear panel. An uncommonly bright & clean book in jacket with only minor blemish. Frisbie's novels, adventure books and autobiography ( The Island of Desire, Mr. Moonlight's Island, My Tahiti, The Book of Puka Puka, Amaru) capture the romance of the South Sea islands and Polyneian culture. 30101 
Price: 135.00 USD
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Samantha at Coney Island and a Thousand Other Islands, Holley, Marietta, (Josiah Allen's Wife)
4 Samantha at Coney Island and a Thousand Other Islands
Holley, Marietta, (Josiah Allen's Wife)

The Christian Herald 1911, Very Good+ with no dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 349 pages, bound in tan cloth with black & green stamped design. A nicely preserved book with a tight binding, bright cover. Light wear to extremities; small stain on rear board, light soil. Interior very clean, lightly toned. No names or markings. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 27639 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Majestic Lights  The Apostle Islands Lighthouses, Merkel, Jim
5 Majestic Lights The Apostle Islands Lighthouses
Merkel, Jim
0971006202 / 9780971006201
JCM Press 2001, Signed by Author Very Good-; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; SIGNED by the author. 121 pages, pictorial wraps. Good to Very Good book, moderate rubbing on front cover; corner crease. Interior crisp, clean, tight. ; Signed by Author 27899 
Price: 10.80 USD
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The Isles of Scilly;  Their Story, Their Folk & Their Flowers, Mothersole, Jessie
6 The Isles of Scilly; Their Story, Their Folk & Their Flowers
Mothersole, Jessie

The Religious Tract Society 1914, Second Edition. Good+ with no dust jacket; Hardcover; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Includes BONUS BOOK; see below. 190 pages, bound in thick card covers with brown border design, green & brown printing. 24 full-page colour plates of paintings by the author, including frontis; one map of the islands. The Isles of Scilly are the most southern outpost of England -- still considered part of Cornwall -- and well known for their cut flower production.. Jessie Mothersole is also the author and illustrator of related history books including Hadrian's Wall, The Saxon Shore, In Roman Scotland, and Agricola's Road into Scotland. Cover clean, on the whole, with one small water stain on front cover. Design & lettering bright & intact. Moderate rubbing on edges, corners lightly bumped. Front board slightly bowed. Solid binding with thick card covers. Interior clean with light to moderate foxing on margins of text pages. Lovely colour plates and their pages are bright, clean, and absent any foxing. Previous owner's name & date of 1914 written in ink on front endpaper. Edges of text block also show light foxing. BONUS BOOK: Island Camera: The Isles of Scilly in the Photography of the Gibson Family, by John Arlott; David & Charles, 1983, hardcover. Near Fine book in Near Fine jacket. ; Packaged with care. 21774 
Price: 67.50 USD
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A Taste of the Antarctic, Richey, Michael; Libby Purves (intro).
7 A Taste of the Antarctic
Richey, Michael; Libby Purves (intro).

Nicholas Scheetz 1997, Signed/Numbered. Signed by Author Fine; Hardcover; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; Washington D. C. ; 23 unnumbered leaves : illustration on title page (wooden engraving by the author). Binding is handmade marbled paper-covered boards with silk ribbon binding. "Eighty copies have been printed for Nicholas Scheetz at the Martin Art Yonno Press in celebration of Michael Richey's 80th birthday, July 6th, 1997. The text was set in Cochin Open and Spectrum, and printed on a Vandercook Proofing Press. The wooden engravings are by the author"-- from the Colophon; Copy No. 39, SIGNED by Michael Richey. First written in 1943 (but not published til 1997) on board the HMS Carnarvon Castle, an armed British merchant cruiser, of which Michael Richey was then assistant navigator, on patrol in the South Atlantic, near the Falkland Islands. Scarce, only one copy listed in WorldCat. Richey was an avid competitive sailor who at the age of 80 achieved an entry in the Guinness Book of World Records as the oldest man who crossed the Atlantic as a solo sailor. Richey participated in unbroken succession from 1968 to 1996 at the OSTAR regattas --- in eight appearances with his small yacht Jester, Richey is still (as of 2016) the sailor with the second most competition participation (from wickipedia). This lovely Signed/Limited Edition has been carefully preserved in the publisher's envelope with velcro closure and another of Richey's woodcuts in green. A clean, bright lovely book with no visible flaws. Envelope shows slight soil. ; Signed by Author 29224 
Price: 135.00 USD
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The First Summer People:  The Thousand Islands 1650-1910, Smith, Susan
8 The First Summer People: The Thousand Islands 1650-1910
Smith, Susan
1550460374 / 9781550460377
Boston Mills Press 1993, Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Pristine book; crisp, clean, tight, unmarked. Bright clean dust jacket; back panel moderately rubbed, small scuff. 29729 
Price: 49.50 USD
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Soul of the River:  Life in the Thousand Islands, Thompson, Shawn
9 Soul of the River: Life in the Thousand Islands
Thompson, Shawn
1896182550 / 9781896182551
General Store Pub House 1997, -. Signed by Author Near Fine; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; SIGNED by author with personalized inscription. 235 pp. in wraps. Black & white photos. Crisp, clean, tight, unmarked. Short corner crease on backcover. Esle Fine.; Signed by Author 29744 
Price: 31.50 USD
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