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The Story of the Life of Mackay of Uganda, Told for Boys by His Sister

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: A.C. Armstrong and Son: 1895

Seller ID: 2202686

Condition: Good


Minor staining to edges, spine cocked, bookplate to front paste-down endpaper, minor foxing to pages, minor pencil marginalia. No Jacket - Pictorial Cover. 1895 Hard Cover. vii, 338 pp. This book is written especially for boys, in the hope that Mackay's example may lead many of them to think of Africa, and devote their lives to its moral and spiritual regeneration. View more info

Image for Letters about the Hudson River, and Its Vicinity. Written in 1835-1837, with Additions and Engravings (Third Edition)

Letters about the Hudson River, and Its Vicinity. Written in 1835-1837, with Additions and Engravings (Third Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: Freeman Hunt & Co.: 1837

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2294763

Condition: Very Good


Third edition (Sabin 33849). Frontispiece fold-out map missing portion north of Pine Orchard. Circular stain on rear board, boards lightly soiled, ink name on front free endpaper, endpapers lightly foxed. 1837 Small Hard Cover. x, 252 pp. Two fold-out maps in text (complete). One fold-out engraving of Poughkeepsie Collegiate School. A collection of travel letters about the Hudson Rivers and the surrounding areas. View more info

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Arizona Highways: July, 1948, Vol. XXIV, No 7

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Arizona Highway Department: 1948

Seller ID: 2296593

Condition: Near Fine


Minor general wear. 1948 Stapled Binding. FRONT COVER: Havasu Falls. REAR COVER: Colorful Country. Color images of Grand Canyon and natural wonders. CONTENTS: Show Low: Story of a busy little town located on a busy transcontinental highway; Eagles are Our Six Point Gods: The proud bird that flies so high is a sacred bird to people in Hopiland; Ride a Horse to Havasupai: The trail is a long trail, the trip, arduous, but every mile is exciting; The Enchanted Canyon: A pictorial presentation of one of America's loveliest scenic places; The Navajo Way: Wherein is discussed the ways of the lonely N... View more info

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Arizona Highways: December, 1948, Vol. 24, No. 12

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Arizona Highway Department: 1948

Seller ID: 2296594

Condition: Near Fine


Minor general wear. 1948 Stapled Binding. FRONT COVER: Portrait of Navajo mother and child by Ray J. Manley. REAR COVER: A study of the desert by Jack Breed. Color images of Monument Valley and other natural wonders. Cover photo by Ray Manley, taken at the Ganado trading post. 'Saguaro, Majesty of the Desert,' by Claire Meyer Proctor. Photos of Monument Valley in winter, and Petrified Forest in spring, by Josef Muench. 'The Cowman Says It Salty,' by Ramon Adams: All outdoor men possess a talent for idiom and aphorism, but the cowboy tops them all. Drawings by Ross Santee. 'Profile of My People... View more info

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The Finger Lakes of Central New York (Nufolo Road Guide)

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: United States Survey Company:

Seller ID: 2301165

Condition: Near Fine


No publisher date. Top page ridge faintly foxed, top corner very lightly creased. The Lakes--topography, points of interest and every road with improved highways indicated. Includes large fold-out map. View more info

Image for The History of the Lives and Bloody Exploits of the Most Noted Pirates: Their Trials and Executions, Including a Correct Account of the Late Piracies Committed in the West Indies and the Expedition of Commodore Porter, Also Those Committed on the Brig Mexican, Who Were Tried and Executed at Boston, in 1835

The History of the Lives and Bloody Exploits of the Most Noted Pirates: Their Trials and Executions, Including a Correct Account of the Late Piracies Committed in the West Indies and the Expedition of Commodore Porter, Also Those Committed on the Brig Mexican, Who Were Tried and Executed at Boston, in 1835

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Lyons Press: 2004

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2284759

ISBN: 1592283241

Condition: Near Fine


Third printing. Bottom corner of front wrapper lightly bumped. 2004 Trade Paperback. 295 pp. Prepare yourself for the horror as you enter a world of murderers and thieves armed with swords, knives, and cannons. This book is filled with stories of terror on the high seas. As you turn each page be prepared to be consumed by a society where lying is a way of life and pilfering is a means of survival. These stories depict the lives of history's most noted pirates, from where they grew up, to how they became some of the most nefarious characters to terrorize nations around the world. Every story in... View more info

Image for The Daring Adventures of Kit Carson and Fremont, among Buffaloes, Grizzlies and Indians, Being a Spirited Diary of the Most Difficult and Wonderful Explorations Ever Made, Opening, Through Yawning Chasms and Over Perilous Peaks, the Great Pathway to the Pacific (Arlington Edition)

The Daring Adventures of Kit Carson and Fremont, among Buffaloes, Grizzlies and Indians, Being a Spirited Diary of the Most Difficult and Wonderful Explorations Ever Made, Opening, Through Yawning Chasms and Over Perilous Peaks, the Great Pathway to the Pacific (Arlington Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hurst & Co.: 1885

Seller ID: 2297133

Condition: Good


Board corners bumped, pencil name on front paste-down endpaper, pages lightly toned. 1885 Hard Cover. 493 pp. The Daring Adventures of Kit Carson and Fremont, among Buffaloes, Grizzlies and Indians, Being a Spirited Diary of the Most Difficult and Wonderful Explorations Ever Made, Opening, Through Yawning Chasms and Over Perilous Peaks, the Great Pathway to the Pacific (Arlington Edition). View more info

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Old-Time Ships of Salem

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Salem, Massachusetts, Essex Institute: 1917

Seller ID: 2303556

Condition: Fair


Binder's copy. Wrappers loose but included. 1917 Large Softcover. 70 pp. A history of ships in Salem, Massachusetts. Includes color illustrations. View more info

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Tibet and the Mountains of Central Asia (Bartholomew World Travel Map)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bartholomew: 1992

Seller ID: 2280309

ISBN: 0702821349

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine condition. 1992 Soft Cover. Folded map. This publication covers the Roof of the World on a single large sheet at the scale of 1:3,000,000. Printed in eight colours, it allows subtle depiction of relief and landscape variety in this one of the most remote and sparsely populated mountain regions of the world. It is a detailed map for general reference, student research, and for those with an interest in mountaineering or travel to exotic destinations. View more info

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Mount Everest (Folded Map)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society: 1988

Seller ID: 2280315

Condition: Very Good


Light stain along edges. 1988 Soft Cover. Folded map. Two-sided map. Close-up of mountain and perspective within local area of Himalayan mountain range. View more info

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The Serpents of Paradise: A Reader

By: Abbey, Edward; Macrae, John

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: John Macrae / Owl Book: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2295288

ISBN: 0805031324

Condition: Very Good


Sticker on rear wrapper, ink name on front flyleaf. 1996 Trade Paperback. xii, 400. Collects the best and most inflammatory writings of the late naturalist, environmentalist, and libertarian, a former National Park ranger and the author of Desert Solitaire, The Journey Home, and other works. This book is different from any other Edward Abbey book. It includes essays, travel pieces and fictions to reveal Ed's life directly, in his own words. The selections gathered here are arranged chronologically by incident, not by date of publication, to offer Edward Abbey's life from the time he was the bo... View more info

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Rollo's Tour in Europe [Rollo on the Rhine]

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: D. Lothrop & Co.: 1858

Seller ID: 2203405

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, spine edges rubbed, rear hinge starting. 1858 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 15, 218 pp. Abbott is most well known for the Rollo books. These didactic little books were vehicles to teach morality to youngsters. Of the several series that Rollo either starred in or was a secondary character, the most popular and well known was the ten book Rollo's Tour of Europe Series. In these tales Rollo and Mr. George toured Europe learning more about character and morality than they learned about the individual lands that were visited. Keywords: JACOB ABBOTT ROLLO'S TO... View more info

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Rollo in Geneva (Rollo's Tour in Europe)

By: Abbott, Jacob

Price: $12.00  $9.60

Publisher: Sheldon & Co.: 1867

Seller ID: 2205836

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, very faint discoloration to boards, front board lightly bowed, bookplate to front paste-down endpaper, ink name and date to front endpaper. 1867 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 220 pp. Jacob Abbott (1803-1879) was an American writer of children's books. He was a prolific author, writing juvenile fiction, brief histories, biographies, religious books for the general reader, and a few works in popular science. His Rollo Books, such as Rollo at Work (1837) and Rollo at Play (1837) are the best known of his writings, having as their chief characters a represent... View more info

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A Hilltop on the Marne: Being Letters Written June 3 - September 8, 1914

By: Aldrich, Mildred

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1918

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266164

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, endpapers faintly toned, pencil name on second blank. 1918 Hard Cover. 187 pp. Illustrated with reproductions of photographs. Mildred Aldrich (November 16, 1853[1] – February 19, 1928) was an American journalist and writer. Aldrich moved to Huiry, near Paris, in 1914, only months before the outbreak of the First World War.[2] Her house there overlooked the Marne river valley, and her experiences during the First Battle of the Marne, as detailed in her letters to friends in the U.S., constitute her first book, A Hilltop on the Marne (1915). View more info

Image for The Adventures & Brave Deeds of the Ship's Cat on the Spanish Maine, Together with the Most Lamentable Losse of the Alcestis & Triumphant Firing of the Port of Charges

The Adventures & Brave Deeds of the Ship's Cat on the Spanish Maine, Together with the Most Lamentable Losse of the Alcestis & Triumphant Firing of the Port of Charges

By: Aldridge, Alan; Adams, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, Ltd.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266328

ISBN: 0224014412

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, light crease along spine, pages very faintly foxed. 1977 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Full-page illustrations enhance the story of a fighting cat of Good Queen Bess's time who goes to sea for the honor of fair England. View more info

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The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty

By: Alexander, Caroline

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Viking: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2208326

ISBN: 067003133X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. Near Fine. 2003 Hard Cover. 491 pp. An account of the actual events surrounding the legendary conflict aboard the HMS Bounty focuses on the court-martial of its ten mutineers, citing the breakdown and exile of Master's Mate Fletcher Christian and Lieutenant Bligh's navigation talents. KEYWORDS: MUTINY BOUNTY NAUTICAL BOATS WATERCRAFT TRANSPORTATION ADVENTURE TRAVEL OCEANIA FLETCHER CHRISTIAN BLIGH View more info

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The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty

By: Alexander, Caroline

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Viking: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281307

ISBN: 067003133X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Bottom edge lightly bumped. 2003 Hard Cover. 491 pp. An account of the actual events surrounding the legendary conflict aboard the HMS Bounty focuses on the court-martial of its ten mutineers, citing the breakdown and exile of Master's Mate Fletcher Christian and Lieutenant Bligh's navigation talents. View more info

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The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty

By: Alexander, Caroline

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Viking: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281308

ISBN: 067003133X

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Corners pushed, jacket corners lightly rubbed. 2003 Hard Cover. 491 pp. An account of the actual events surrounding the legendary conflict aboard the HMS Bounty focuses on the court-martial of its ten mutineers, citing the breakdown and exile of Master's Mate Fletcher Christian and Lieutenant Bligh's navigation talents. View more info

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Passing through the Garden: Lewis and Clark and the Image of the American Northwest

By: Allen, John Logan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of Illinois Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288348

ISBN: 0252003977

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Two one-inch tears to top edge of rear jacket panel, jacket edges rubbed with small chips and small tears. 1975 Large Hardcover. xxvi, 412 pp. The broad scope of exploration in the American Northwest from 1673 to 1810 is covered in Allen's intriguing examination of the evolving geographical images that grew out of exploration from Marquette's time on--especially the images of the passage and the garden. Because these images played a major role in the expedition of Lewis and Clark--who finally altered them and gave Americans more realistic images of the Northwest--Allen focuses o... View more info

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Lewis & Clark: Voyage of Discovery (National Geographic Society)

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.; Abell, Sam

Price: $10.00

Publisher: National Geographic Society: 1998

Seller ID: 2291119

ISBN: 0792270843

Condition: Very Good


Former library copy, with ink stamp on top edge and a few brown paper squares affixed to endpapers (probably covering other stamps). 1998 Large Hardcover. 255 pp. A distinguished historian and noted photographer join forces to chronicle the epic journey of Lewis and Clark across uncharted wilderness to the Pacific Ocean, in a compelling narrative that incorporates entries from the explorers' journals and some two hundred magnificent photographic images. View more info

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Spanning the Atlantic

By: Babcock, F. Lawrence

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2008307

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lacks jacket. Spine faded, ink stamp from San Francisco Maritime Museum on rear endpaper, endpapers lightly foxed. 1931 Hard Cover. 227, vii pp. 8vo. A history of the Cunard Line, providing an interesting glimpse into nautical history on the Atlantic Ocean. View more info

Image for Arctic Artist: The Journals and Paintings of George Back, Midshipman with Franklin, 1819-1822

Arctic Artist: The Journals and Paintings of George Back, Midshipman with Franklin, 1819-1822

By: Back, George; Houston, C. Stuart; MacLaren, I.S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press: 1994

Seller ID: 2273165

ISBN: 0773511814

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faint stain to page base, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1994 Hard Cover. xxviii, 403, [1] pp. Back's journal is particularly valuable because it is the only one that records the entire expedition; Franklin himself relied on it for his own published account of the journey. Both the journal and Back's earlier notes have been edited by Houston, who provides an introduction and extensive annotations, as well as synopses of the frank comments regarding the expedition recorded in the various journals of the Hudson's Bay fur trade posts. I.S. MacLaren's commentary on Back's painti... View more info

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Belgium and Holland: Handbook for Travellers

By: Baedeker, K. [Karl]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Karl Baedeker: 1891

Seller ID: 2202711

Condition: Good


Marbled page ridges. Front and rear hinges starting, ink name to front endpaper. 1891 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. lxii, 401 pp. With 13 maps and 20 plans. CONTENTS: Introduction: A) Belgium, B) Holland; Belgium; Luxembourg; Holland; Maps; Plans of Towns; Abbreviations. Keywords: BAEDEKER BELGIUM HOLLAND HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS TRAVEL EUROPE ADVENTURE HISTORY View more info

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Switzerland and the Adjacent Portions of Italy, Savoy, and the Tyrol: Handbook for Travellers

By: Baedeker, K. [Karl]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Karl Baedeker: 1891

Seller ID: 2202712

Condition: Good


Marbled page ridges. Front and rear hinges starting, ink name to front endpaper. 1891 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxviii, 498 pp. With 39 maps, 11 plans, and 21 panoramas. CONTENTS: I. Northern Switzerland; II. Lake of Lucerne and Environs. The St. Gotthard.; III. The Bernese Oberland; IV. Western Switzerland. Lake of Geneva. Lower Valley of the Rhone.; V. Savoy, the Valais, and the adjacent Italian Alps; VI. S.E. Switzerland. The Grisons.; VII. The Italian Lakes; List of Maps; Panoramas and Views; Plans of Towns; Abbreviations. Keywords: BAEDEKER HANDBOOK FOR TRA... View more info

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The Rhine, Including the Black Forest and the Vosges

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Karl Baedeker: 1911

Edition: Seventeenth Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2294994

Condition: Very Good


Seventeenth revised edition. General wear. 1911 Small Hard Cover. xxxiv, 554 pp. 6 1/4 x 4 1/4. Marbled page ridges. Fold-out maps in text. With 69 maps and 59 plans. CONTENTS: I. North Part of Rhenish Prussia; II. The Rhine from Cologne to Coblez; Valley of the Lahn; Westerwald; III. West Part of Rhenish Prussia and Lorraine; IV. The Rhine from Coblenz to Mayence; Frankfort; Taunus; V. Grand-Duchies of Hesse (right bank of the Rhine) and Baden; VI. Rhenish Hesse; Bavarian Palatinate; Alsace; Maps. Plans. View more info

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Northern France from Belgium and the English Channel to the Loire Excluding Paris and Its Environs

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Karl Baedeker: 1909

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 2299193

Condition: Very Good


Fifth edition. Fold-out maps in text. Coloring marks on some pages, light stain. 1909 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxxvi, 454 pp. Page ridges marbled. Handbook for travellers. With 16 maps and 55 plans. Fold-out maps in text. CONTENTS: Introduction; Northern France: North-Eastern France; Normandy; Brittany and the Banks of the Loire; District between Paris, the Vosges, the Jura and the Loire; Maps; Plans of Towns. View more info

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The Polar World (Geographies for Advanced Study Series)

By: Baird, Patrick D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Longman: 1964

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 1966137

ISBN: 0582481376

Condition: Near Fine


1971 3rd printing. Includes original jacket. Jacket edges lightly rubbed. Near Fine. 1964 Hard Cover. xvi, 328 pp. 8vo. Maps and black & white photographs throughout. From the jacket: ... the first comprehensive treatment for some years of the Arctic and Antarctic regions, their lands and seas, the history of their exploration and their economic and political significance in the modern world. Profusely illustrated with original maps and diagrams and photographs, this work is the result of the author's first-hand experience, particularly of the Canadian Arctic, and of extensive research into Ru... View more info

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The New Eldorado: A Summer of Journey to Alaska

By: Ballou, Maturin M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin and Company: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2303183

Condition: Good


First edition. Former library copy - usual marks. 1889 Hard Cover. xi, 352, 9 pp. Brown boards, gilt titles on spine and on front board. A travelogue of a summer trip to Alaska. View more info

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Pultneyville Yacht Club 1979 Membership Log

By: Barker, Tom

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Pultneyville Yacht Club, Inc.: 1979

Seller ID: 1768250

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed, owner sticker on rear wrapper. 1979 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 68 pp. Pages printed on recto only. Original wrappers. Includes: 1979 club calendar; names and photographs of 1979 officers' list of of committees and chairmen with associated purposes; racing schedule; chart of harbor and yacht club facilities; list of club members and family along with their boat names; 1979 in pictures; club constitution and by-laws; policies on membership and dockage; club history; list of past commodores; race trophies - winners of 1978; quick reference guide... View more info

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Voyages to Hudson Bay in Search of a Northwest Passage, 1741-1747, in Two Volumes: The Voyage of Christopher Middleton, 1741-1742; The Voyage of William Moor and Francis Smith, 1746-1747 (Hakluyt Society Second Series Nos. 177 & 181)

By: Barr, William; Williams, Glyndwr

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Hakluyt Society: 1994

Seller ID: 2273157

Condition: Near Fine


Owner bookplate on front endpaper of each volume. 1994 Hard Cover. xii, [2], 333, [5]; xv, [1], 393, [5] pp. 8vo. Accounts of two voyages in search of a Northwest Passage, the first by Christopher Middleton, the second by William Moor and Francis Smith. Extensive footnotes, with bibliography and index for each volume. View more info