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The Sky Above, the Kingdom Below  In the Footsteps of Thomas Coryate, Allen, Daniel
1 The Sky Above, the Kingdom Below In the Footsteps of Thomas Coryate
Allen, Daniel
1905791305 / 9781905791309
Haus Publishing 2008, First UK Edition. Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 259 pages. Crisp, tight, unmarked book, in crisp jacket. As New.; Armchair Traveller Series 28521 
Price: 10.80 USD
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Grant Allen's Historical Guides: Florence, Allen, Grant; Revised by J.W. and A.M. Cruickshank
2 Grant Allen's Historical Guides: Florence
Allen, Grant; Revised by J.W. and A.M. Cruickshank

E. Grant Richards 1906, Revised Edition. Very Good; Hardcover; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 301 pp., bound in green flexible cloth cover, gilt lettering. Not illustrated. Linen bookmark detached from binding. Solid binding; light edge wear. Light spotting on front cover. Previous owner's name, date (1907) on front endpaper. Interior pages very clean, bright, unmarked. 30045 
Price: 25.20 USD
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Pictorial Travels on Land and Sea; Being a Collection of Tales and Incidents of Travel in Various Parts of the World, [ . . .] Accounts of Personal Adventures, Wonders and Curiosities, Author Unknown
3 Pictorial Travels on Land and Sea; Being a Collection of Tales and Incidents of Travel in Various Parts of the World, [ . . .] Accounts of Personal Adventures, Wonders and Curiosities
Author Unknown

Frederick Warne & Company 1900, Very Good; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 319 pages, bound in decorated red cloth cover; with black & gilt stamping. Illustrated with numerous wood engravings.Color Frontis illustrations, plus 48 illustrations from wood engravings. Author and publication date not attributed, notation on endpaper dated 1904. (worldcat suggests 1890's). Bright cover, bright gilt; Binding solid, hinges sound. Corner tips bumped; ends of spine moderately worn. Pages clean, bright, light tanning on edges. Previous owner's gift notation written on blank fly page. A sampling of contents includes: Scenes of Norway, Lost on the Pampas, Pitch Lake of Trinidad, Silk Factory of Mount Lebanon, Balmoral Castle, Republic of Liberia, Rheims and its Castle, Fifteen Thousand Miles on the Amazon, Mammoth Cave of Kentucky, Monkey Stories, Magri Life at Lake Taupo, Dwarfs of Central Africa, Ascent of the Peak of Tenariffe, Hunting the Moose, A Female Crusoe, and so much more. 29251 
Price: 31.50 USD
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La Ruta de Hernán Cortés, Benitez, Fernando
4 La Ruta de Hernán Cortés
Benitez, Fernando

Fondo de Cultura Economica 1950, First Printing (stated). Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 257 pp bound in clay colored cloth. Illustrated with black & white contextual drawings and full page color illustrations. Bright, clean boards, mild wear on spine. Firmly bound. Crisp, clean pages, no names or markings. Jacket rubbed; numerous shallow chips & tears on edges. Protected in new mylar sleeve. 30299 
Price: 31.50 USD
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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
5 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, 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: 31.50 USD
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Letters of Travel, Brooks, Phillips
6 Letters of Travel
Brooks, Phillips

E.P. Dutton & Co. 1893, First Edition. Very Good; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Phillips Brooks (December 13, 1835 – January 23, 1893) was an American Episcopal clergyman and author, serving most notably as the Rector of Boston's Trinity Church. Letters selected from correspondence during two journeys, first in 1865-66 and then in 1882-83, and shorter summer trips. (inc. Europe, India, and Japan). 386 pp. bound in burgundy cloth; gilt rules and lettering; top edge gilt. Same date of 1893 on title & verso, indicating first editon. Clean, bright cover; moderate wear & shallow splits in cloth at spine ends. Binding solid, though hinges creaky. Brief gift notation. Pages very clean, bright. 30300 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Buffalo Roost, Cheley, F. H.
7 Buffalo Roost
Cheley, F. H.

Eaton and Mains 1913, First Edition. Very Good; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7˝" - 8" tall; 364 pages, bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering. Paste down illustration on front cover -- photo of author. 11 illustrations, including frontis, mostly photographs. Bright clean cover, solid binding, Modest wear to extremities; trace of scuffing to back cover. Pages overall clean, moderately tanned, no names or markings. Soil in the gutter of pages 14, 15. 29165 
Price: 18.90 USD
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Antarctic Odyssey:  Endurance and Adventure in the Farthest South, Collier, Graham; and Patricia Graham Collier
8 Antarctic Odyssey: Endurance and Adventure in the Farthest South
Collier, Graham; and Patricia Graham Collier
0786706538 / 9780786706532
Carroll & Graf Publishers 1999, First American Edition. Signed by Author Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; SIGNED by author Graham Collier, with generic insciption "Best Wishes". Bright clean cover; tight binding. Interior crisp. Dust jacket lightly rubbed on front panel. ; Signed by Author 29535 
Price: 27.00 USD
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9 Man-Eaters of Kumaon
Corbett, Jim

Oxford University Press 1946, First American Edition. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 235 pp. bound in orange cloth; maps on endpapers; illustrated with black & white photos. This copy, First American Edition, Stated (originally published in India 1944). Firmly bound book; light sunning to cover; Tashallow fraying to head of spine; cloth on bottom corner tips moderately worn. Clean, intact pages; no names or markings. Mild age-toning. Bright clean dust jacket with numerous chips & tears. Tape remnants on underside. Original price of $2.00 intact on jacket flap. Protected in new clear sleeve. 30577 
Price: 25.20 USD
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Captain Gray in the Pacific Northwest, Cross, Francis E.; Parkin, Charles M., Jr.
10 Captain Gray in the Pacific Northwest
Cross, Francis E.; Parkin, Charles M., Jr.
0892881534 / 9780892881536
Maverick Publications 1987, Second Edition. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Bright cover, sharp corners, tightly bound. Clean, unmarked interior. Crisp jacket with minor rubbing. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 25766 
Price: 18.81 USD
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Magic and Mystery in Tibet, David-Neel, Alexandra
11 Magic and Mystery in Tibet
David-Neel, Alexandra

University Books 1958, Reprint. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages in cloth. Light wear at spine ends. Sharp corners, firm binding. Interior clean, unmarked; lightly age-toned. Price-clipped jacket quite clean & bright, a few shallow chips on edges; 1/2" tear at base of spine. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 27998 
Price: 26.91 USD
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Old Calabria, Douglas, Norman
12 Old Calabria
Douglas, Norman

Martin Secker 1923, Third Printing. Very Good-; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; London; Originally published in 1915 by Martin Secker. 352 pages, bound in brown cloth. Light finger soil and discoloration on cover. Binding firm. Tiny nick in cloth at head of spine. Interior clean, toned, unmarked. 29177 
Price: 36.00 USD
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From the Nets of a Salmon Fisherman  A Young Man's Adventure in Survial and Discovery in the Yukon Territory, Forrer, Eric
13 From the Nets of a Salmon Fisherman A Young Man's Adventure in Survial and Discovery in the Yukon Territory
Forrer, Eric
0385021798 / 9780385021791
Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1973, First Edition Stated. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 8vo 7˝" - 8" tall; Attractively bound in bright blue cloth with silver decoration; pictorial endpapers. Bright, clean, tightly bound book, sharp corners. Endpapers darkened at seams. Pages clean, crisp, unmarked. Jacket tanned on edges; quite tanned on spine; 1/2" closed tear on top edge. Original price intact on flap. 30429 
Price: 31.50 USD
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A Modern Pilgrim in the Holy Land, Frossard, Andre; Villiers, Marjorie (trans.).
14 A Modern Pilgrim in the Holy Land
Frossard, Andre; Villiers, Marjorie (trans.).

Harvill Press 1957, Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall; Probable first edition. 205 pages. Illustrated by the author. Bright jacket, shallow chips, light soil on back panel. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. 28827 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Western Germany, Gibbon, Monk
15 Western Germany
Gibbon, Monk

Batsford 1955, First Edition. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Near Fine book (minor wear top of front board) in About Fine dust jacket. Buy this book just for the stunning jacket illustration, reproduced from a photo of Heidelberg. 28964 
Price: 13.50 USD
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