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Great American Travel Writings

By: ?anon

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 11863


New York: Mallard Press 1990. Dj, as new, Fine. View more info

Great American Travel Writings

By: ?anon

Price: $9.00

Seller ID: 32906


New York: Mallard Press 1990. The immensely varied characteristics of the North American continent and the pioneering spirit of its early European settles are evoked in this intriguing collection of 22 turn-of-the-century travel writing: Henry Thoreau, Henry James, Theodore Roosevelt, Ernest Seton, and others. Dust jacket, tall 4to in green cloth, map endpapers, 296pp, contents as new, near Fine. View more info

Helsinki: The Face of the Capital

By: Aho, Lauri

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 31322


Helsinki: The City of Helsinki 1962. SIGNED by Lauri Aho. A pictorial history of the city, presented by Lauri Aho and four other editors. Dust jacket with one 1-inch tear on top front , 4to in green cloth with title gilt-stamped, photos throughout with some in color, index, 124pp, near Fine. View more info

Langs Jyllands Vestkyst

By: Aistrup, Inga

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 21239


Copenhagen: Host & Sons Forlag 1973, 1st. English title: Along the West Coast of Jutland; a photo tour of the area with text in Danish, English, French and German. No dust jacket, 8vo in pictorial boards (9x11.5), bright full-color photos throughout, corners slightly frayed, no marks, 69pp, Very Good. View more info

North Pacific: Japan, Siberia, Alaska, Canada

By: Allen, Edward W.

Price: $40.00

Seller ID: 34990


New York: Professional and Technical Press 1936. The U.S. Commissioner and Secretary of the International Fisheries Commission presents a narrative centered about a particular trip of the 'Santa Ana,' into which are woven observations concerning relations between Japan and Russia, and the danger of Canada and the U.S. coming into conflict with Japan. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, titles and map on front board, frontis and 65 plates, bibliography, subject index, so... View more info

U. S. Overseas, The

By: Allen, Oliver

Price: $3.00

Seller ID: 44261


New York: Time-Life Books [1969] 1970 revised edition. This concluding volume in the Time-Life Library of America series describes Puerto Rico and the many other overseas territories controlled by the U.S. No dust jacket, 4to in pictorial cloth, map endpapers, illustrated throughout in color and b&w, statistical summary, bibliography, label removal from rear free fly has caused some page wrinkling, contents o/w clean and tight with no marks, Good. View more info

Pacifica

By: Amadio

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 25613


Sydney: Angus & Robertson 1993, 1st printing. Myth, magic, and traditional wisdom from the South Sea islands, gathered in preparation for the Pacifica television series. Dust jacket, tall 4to in pictorial boards, illustrated with color photographs by John Tristram, 160pp, as new, Fine View more info

Tropical Nature

By: Anonymous

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 40238


London: Thomas Nelson & Sons undated, c1900. The publisher describes the book as 'An account of the most remarkable phenomena of life in the western tropics, compiled from the narratives of distinguished travelers and observers;' the observers include Basil Hall, Humboldt, and others. No dust jacket, small 4to in maroon cloth with ornamentation and detailed vignette gilt-stamped on front board, on heavy stock all edges gilt, 184pp, 66 engraved illustrations (some full-... View more info

Mariners of Brittany

By: Anson, Peter F.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 38028


London: J. M. Dent and Sons 1931. Anson provides an informed and affectionate description of the Breton race in its maritime aspects: the land, the people, their fishing vessels and other craft. Dust jacket tattered with portions missing but intact, 8vo in blue cloth, map endpapers, illustrated with 62 line drawings and 2 maps by author Peter F. Anson, clean and tight, owner's name on reverse of front endpaper o/w no marks, one-inch square portion missing from margin o... View more info

Mariners of Brittany

By: Anson, Peter F.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 43864


London: J. M. Dent and Sons 1931. Anson presents a description of the maritime aspects of Brittany: the land, the people, their fishing vessels and other craft. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, map endpapers, illustrated with 62 excellent line drawings by the author, 2 maps, some shelf-wear, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/-. View more info

Caribbean: Sea of the New World

By: Arciniegas, German

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 43740


New York: Alfred A. Knopf 1946, 1st US edition. A readable history of the Caribbean, translated from the Spanish by Harriet de Onis. No dust jacket, 8vo in orange cloth somewhat faded especially on spine, 16 illustrations, tri-fold map, chronology, bibliography, index, xi+464+xiv pages, no marks, Good. View more info

Oregon Coast

By: Atkeson, Ray

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 31602


no city: Charles H. Belding 1972. Atkeson present a portfolio of stunning photographs of the Oregon coast, supplemented with notes by Archie Satterfield on the history of the coast, the developmental problems and the emotional highlights of any trip through the area. Dust jacket, folio halfbound in black cloth and marbled paper, black endpapers, color photographs throughout, 124pp, near Fine. View more info

Wilder Shore, The

By: Baer, Morley

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 44554


San Francisco: Sierra Club Books 1984. Photographer Baer and author David Rains Wallace present a beautiful selection of California landscapes. Dust jacket, folio in tan cloth, coated papers, index, 162pp, contents as new, near Fine/near Fine. View more info

Wilder Shore, The

By: Baer, Morley

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 44555


San Francisco: Sierra Club Books 1984. Photographer Baer and author David Rains Wallace present a beautiful selection of California landscapes. Dust jacket, folio in tan cloth, coated papers, index, 162pp, contents as new, near Fine/near Fine. View more info

Island Farsaelda Fron (Iceland Illustrated)

By: Bardarson, Hjalmar R.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 31787


Reykjavik: Hjalmar R. Bardarson 1954, 1st edition. A beautiful picture tour of Iceland with b&w and full-color photographs, with annotations by Bardarson in six languages: Icelandic, Danish, English, French, German, and Spanish. No dust jacket, 4to halfbound in blue and gray faux leather with titles gilt-stamped on front board, 132pp, edges and corners lightly scuffed, a few light markings on endpapers, Good. View more info

Island World, The

By: Barrett

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 28394


Melbourne: Oxford University Press 1944. An anthology of Pacific culture, lore, tales, and personalities. No dust jacket, 12mo in green cloth, frontis in color, 6 full-page photos, 16 line drawings in text, 185pp, Very Good. View more info

Portugal

By: Barros, Carlos

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 28759


Lisbon: Centro de Turismo da Rodoviaria Nacional 1979. A pictorial tour through Portugal in full color. Dust jacket, square 8vo in pictorial vinyl boards, pictorial endpapers, color photos throughout, 160pp, no marks, clean and tight, near Fine. View more info

Eighth Land, The

By: Barthel

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 28442


Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press 1978, 1st English edition. The Polynesian discovery and settlement of Easter Island based on old traditions and the recently revealed Manuscript E, translated from the German by Annelies. Dust jacket with price clipped, 8vo in white linen, transcription of Manuscript E, bibliography, index, 372, no marks, Fine. View more info

Australia and America Through 200 Years, 1776-1976

By: Bartlett

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 28322


Sydney: The Fine Arts Press 1976. Norman Bartlett traces the themes of development which place in context the historical similarities in the two countries. Dust jacket with one two-inch tear in top front, 4to in navy cloth with title gilt-stamped on front board, chronology on endpapers, numerous plates including many in full color, 258pp, near Fine. View more info

Pearl Seekers, The

By: Bartlett, Norman

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 42664


New York: Coward-McCann, Inc. 1954. A colorful and exciting chronicle of the Australian pearling industry and of the men, and scoundrels, who developed that trade. No dust jacket, 8vo in red buckram, map endpapers, 56 illustrations plus map of Australia, bibliography, 312pp, EX-LIBRARY with all the usual marks, contents tight with no marks, a Good reading copy of this scarce book. View more info