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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

Naval & Maritime History: A Bibliography

By: Albion

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 24967


Mystic CT: Munson Institute of American Maritime History and the Marine Historical Association 1963, revised and expanded 3rd edition. Inscribed and SIGNED by author Robert Greenhalgh Albion. An annotated compendium for the maritime historian of 779 books in English, including theses and dissertations, under 72 topic headings. SOFT cover slightly rubbed with one tear on front cover tape mended, inscribed on title, viii+230pp, index by author and topic, no marks, clean... View more info

Naval & Maritime History: A Bibliography

By: Albion

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 25642


Mystic CT: Munson Institute of American Maritime History and the Marine Historical Association 1972, 4th edition of 1951 original. An annotated compendium for the maritime historian of 779 books in English, including theses and dissertations, under 72 topic headings. No dust jacket (none issued), large 8vo in red cloth, ix+370pp, index by author and topic, 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

Incidents on Land and Water: Four Years on the Pacific Coast

By: Bates, D. B.

Price: $105.00

Seller ID: 44103


Boston: James French and Company 1857, 1st edition. A narrative by a captain's wife of the burning of the ships Nonantum, Humayoon, and Fanchon together with many startling adventures on sea and land. No dust jacket, small 8vo, boards blind and gilt-stamped, 336pp, frontis and three engraves plates, edge wear, light spotting on front boards and embossing worn, some foxing but clean and tight, a Good copy of the first edition. View more info

Mendicino

By: Bear

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 28387


Mendocino CA: Mendocino Historical Research, Book I of a projected series, 1986, 4th printing. A book of some Mendocino homes and some families who lived in them. SOFT cover, oblong 8vo, photos throughout some in color, 80pp, no marks, near Fine. View more info

America in Midpassage

By: Beard, Charles & Mary

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 40461


New York: The Macmillan Company 1939, two volume set. The Beards provide a detailed analysis of the state of affairs in the U.S. body politic, the influence of capitalism upon society, foreign policy, and implications for the future. Boxed set, box sunned and chipped but intact, 8vos in blue cloth, index, 977pp, owner's name-stamp on front endpaper of both volumes o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/box fair. View more info

San Francisco's Golden Era

By: Beebe, Lucius

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 31600


Berkeley: Howell-North Books 1960. SIGNED by Beebe and his co-author Charles Clegg. A picture story of San Francisco before the fire, with extraordinary b&w and color plates throughout. Dust jacket soiled and chipped at corners, 4to in brown cloth with line drawing on front board, pictorial endpapers, inscription on outside front endpaper, index, 255pp, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. View more info

Champlain: The Life of Fortitude

By: Bishop

Price: $18.00

Seller ID: 13997


London: MacDonald 1949, stated 1st. No dust jacket, spine sunned, no marks, Fair. View more info

Tulsa Spirit, The

By: Blakey, Ellen Sue

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 31740


Tulsa: Continental Heritage Press 1979. Blakey and other writers and photographers contributed to this book of a city celebrating its past, present, and future. Dust jacket price clipped and wrinkled at head of spine, small folio in ochre cloth, illustrated throughout in color and b&w photos, printed on white and beige paper in alternating signatures, 192pp, inscription on front endpaper o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good. View more info

Captive in Patagonia; or, Life Among the Giants

By: Bourne, Benjamin F.

Price: $55.00

Seller ID: 44285


Boston: Gould and Lincoln 1853, 1st edition. Bourne presents a personal narrative of his extraordinary adventures among the Patagonia Indians, with descriptions of their persons and habit, and his subsequent adventures and ultimate return to North America. No dust jacket, 12mo in blue cloth, both boards blind-stamped with decorations, spine gilt-stamped though considerably age-darkened and slightly frayed, 14pp of preceding adverts, engraved frontispiece and three plat... View more info

America Sails the Seas

By: Bowen, Frank C.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 38020


New York: Robert M. McBride & Company 1938, 1st US edition. Bowen presents the history and romance of America on the high seas from the 15th to the 19th century, profusely illustrated. Dust jacket chipped and torn but intact, 4to in pictorial green cloth, map endpapers, b&w illustrations throughout, bibliography, index, 411pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/Fair. View more info

Mirrors for Americans

By: Brown, Ralph H.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 44712


New York: American Geographical Society 1943. Brown invents a mythical commentator (Thomas Pownall Keystone) to serve as a composite of various observers, foreign and domestic, of the new nation--its growth and its potential. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, 4to in beige cloth, illustrated throughout, bibliography, index, 312pp, clean and tight, no marks, Very Good/Very Good. View more info

Seafarers, The

By: Carse

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 13112


New York: Harper and Row 1964, stated 1st. A history of maritime America from 1620 to 1820. Dust jacket, blue cloth, as new, near Fine. View more info

Seafarers, The

By: Carse

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 23025


New York: Harper & Row 1964, 1st edition. A history of maritime America from 1620 to 1820. Dust jacket, blue cloth, clean and tight, bookplate on outside front endpaper, contents as new, Very Good. View more info

Grand Island Story, The

By: Castle

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 13149


Marquette MI: John M. Longyear Research Library 1974, 1st edition, 3rd printing. Dust jacket, no marks, near Fine. View more info

Travels in North America, 1780-81-82

By: Chastellux, Marquis de

Price: $70.00

Seller ID: 31683


Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, for the Institute of Early American History and Culture at Williamsburg VA, 1963. A corrected version of George Grieve's 18th century translation of de Chastellux's notes of his visits to various northeastern states and Virginia, with Grieve's commentary and additional notes by the current editor Howard C. Rice, Jr. Boxed set of two volumes, 8vos in green cloth, map endpapers, Volume with 21 illustrations and 364pp, ... View more info

Port of Boston, The

By: Clapp, Edwin J.

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 32315


New Haven CT: Yale University Press [1916] 1918, 2nd printing. Outgrowth of a private report to the Directors of the Port of Boston, on the traffic situation in Boston, and including problems with the interchange of traffic between land and water. No dust jacket, 8vo in navy cloth, 23 plans and maps, 1-inch tear top edge of inside front endpaper, spine entirely etched, contents clean with no marks, overall considering age a Good copy. View more info

California Coast, The

By: Cutter, Donald

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 28728


Norman: University of Oklahoma Press 1969. A bilingual edition of 19 Spanish documents relating to the early exploration and settlement of California acquired by Adolph Sutro in 1883. Translated in 1891 by George B. Griffin and re-edited in 1969 by Donald Cutter. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in olive cloth and patterned cloth, text in Spanish and English on opposing pages, 278pp, contents as new, near Fine. View more info