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Views of Los Angeles and Vicinity

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: H.M. Mosher: 1904

Seller ID: 2208481

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers lightly creased, faint stain to bottom edge of pages, ink note on front flyleaf, a few captions in pencil. 1904 Soft Cover. Unpaginated. Black-and-white photographs of various places in and around Los Angeles, California. View more info

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Guide to Historic Plymouth, Massachusetts: Localities and Objects of Interest (Illustrated)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Rogers Print: 1964

Seller ID: 2266374

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faintly creased. 1964 Small Softcover. 70 pp. A guide to Plymouth, Massachusetts, illustrated with black-and-white images. View more info

New York State Atlas

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York State Department of Transportation: 1983

Seller ID: 2296527

Condition: Very Good


Light general wear. 1983 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 60 pp. Metropolitan maps have been added for the nine largest metropolitan areas of the state. ...increased map detail. Within the atlas, metropolitan maps are on the page facing the county map that covers the metropolitan area. The Atlas Gazetteer has been both expanded and modified. There are now over 3600 populated places listed, most with their 1980 Census population. ...The order of the maps within the atlas follows a general west to east flow. This makes it convenient to refer to adjacent counties. View more info

Historic Salem, Massachusetts

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bromley and Company:

Seller ID: 2296546

Condition: Very Good


Spine very faintly toned. 24 pp. Topics include: political and military history; Old Salem; House of the Seven Gables; home of Nathaniel Hawthorne; the witch house; pioneer village; witchcraft in Salem Village, 1692; Peabody Museum of Salem; location of important places in Salem; Essex Institute of Salem and it's museum collections; Essex Institute historic houses; famous Salem houses; Salem maritime history; Salem Maritime Historic Site, U.S. Department of the Interior; Voyage of the India Star, Pickering Wharf. View more info

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

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 Curse of Tramp Life by A-No1, The King of Hoboes. A True Story of Actual Tramp Life Written by Himself.

By: A-No1 [Livingston, Leon Ray]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The A-No1 Publishing Co.: 1912

Seller ID: 2293039

Condition: Fair


Fifth edition. Wrappers rubbed and soiled with large chip from rear corner and clear tape repair along spine, biopredation to last few pages, a few pages lightly stained. 1912 Trade Paperback. 133, [3] pp. The third of twelve books by self-proclaimed 'King of Hoboes' Leon Ray Livingston, who wrote under the name A-No1. He was best known for his memoir of traveling cross-country, From Coast to Coast with Jack London, which inspired the movie Emperor of the North. He also did a great deal to improve the system of hobo symbols designed to keep fellow travelers safe. 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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A History of the Lehigh Valley Railroad: The Route of the Black Diamond

By: Archer, Robert F.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Howell-North Books: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295370

ISBN: 0831071133

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. One inch tear along jacket spine head. 1977 Large Hardcover. 369 pp. Illustrated endpapers show system map. Beautifully done history of the Lehigh Valley Railroad beginning with the discovery of anthracite coal in Pennsylvania and transport along the Lehigh Canal before tracing the construction and operation of the Lehigh Valley from its inception through its takeover by the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1976. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos of rolling stock, stations and personnel. Includes maps, advertisements, and bibliography. View more info

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The Outer Coast

By: Batman, Richard

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276289

ISBN: 0151704503

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Top edge of jacket lightly bumped. Ink note on front endpaper. 1985 Hard Cover. xiii, 384 pp. An odyssey of the explorers, adventurers, and scoundrels who confronted the Pacific wilderness when it was the edge of the world. This epic of pre-Gold Rush California and the Pacific Northwest illuminates the lives and adventures of Father Junipero Serra, Captain James Cook, Daniel Boone, and the men who followed in their footsteps. More than a historical account, this book is a chronicle of experience and conflict, achievement and endurance. View more info

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The Central Pacific and the Southern Pacific Railroads (Centennial Edition)

By: Beebe, Lucius

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Howell-North Books: 1963

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2295371

ISBN: 083107034X

Condition: Near Fine


Third printing. Half-inch tear along jacket spine head jacket edges lightly rubbed. Ink note on front free endpaper. 1963 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 631 pp. The story of the Southern Pacific Railroad system that dominated the West Coast from Oregon to Los Angeles, Texas, and the Southwest, and of its earliest component, the Central Pacific Railroad. 631 pages of text, approximately 900 photographs and illustrations (7 in color), and maps. 121 of the photographs are by the noted railroad photographer, Richard Steinheimer. View more info

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Highball: A Pageant of Trains

By: Beebe, Lucius

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Bonanza Books: 1982

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2295686

ISBN: 0517004208

Condition: Near Fine


Tears along top edge of jacket, top rear side of jacket previously mended with tape. 1982 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 223 pp. The text is written throughout with all Mr. Beebe's exciting combination of expert's knowledge and layman's language, so that it presents no difficulties to the technically uninitiated. More than 190 photographs are included, the bulk of them taken by Mr. Beebe himself. View more info

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Mr. Pullman's Elegant Palace Car: The Railway Carriage that Established a New Dimension of Luxury and Entered the National Lexicon as a Symbol of Splendor

By: Beebe, Lucius

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1961

Seller ID: 2295702

Condition: Near Fine


Front jacket panel previously mended with tape, jacket edges rubbed with a few small tears and a few small chips, small surface tear on front jacket panel. 1961 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 574 pp. A feast for anyone who loves Pullman cars or the golden era of passenger train travel, this book is a tour of the interior and exteriors of George Pullman's brilliant invention, the sleeping car. As beautiful as any hotel, the luxurious Pullman cars captured the imagination of the nation and their interiors were some of the most deluxe in the country. Page after pag... View more info

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Los Angeles: Sunrise to Sunset

By: Blair, Dain

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Immaginare Press: 2014

Seller ID: 2260178

ISBN: 0972061800

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket, sticker on rear board. 2014 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. A beautiful Los Angeles Photography book. From sunrise to sunset by photographer, Dain Blair. View more info

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Erie Canal Bicyclist and Hiker Route Guide

By: Botzman, Harvey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cyclotour Guide Books: 1996

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2293106

ISBN: 1889602094

Condition: Good


Former library copy, usual marks. Light stain to spine base. 1996 Trade Paperback. 199, [1] pp. A descriptive tour guide of the Erie Canal for cyclists and hikers. The Erie Canal was an engineering marvel both in its day during the 19th century and now at the preface tot he 21st century. The original locks were made of stone blocks solidified together with mud. No the mud of the earth bu the mud of masons, cement. This was not the relatively high tech portland cement which we have today but a more rudimentary mortar. It has kept the locks together for over 150 years. The Route Guide includes s... View more info

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California Missions: A Guide to the Historic Trails of the Padres

By: Brown, Karl F.; Newcomb, Rexford (Foreword)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City Publishing Co., Inc., New York: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1836429

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Small light stain on base of rear board, pencil gift note on front endpaper. 1939 Hard Cover. 64 pp. Original red cloth, elaborate gilt decorations & titles, black & white photographs mounted on front board. A collection of seventy-eight photographs of churches, chapels, and other elements of twenty-three California missions, with a map showing their locations, and a timeline in order of their founding. View more info

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The Four Corners: Timeless Lands of the Southwest

By: Bryant, Kathleen

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Cooper Square Publishers: 1993

Seller ID: 1643889

Condition: Very Good


Top corner bumped causing 1/4 inch tear. 1993 Large Softcover. 64 pp. Beginning where Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Utah meet, this visual journey spirals through the enchantingly beautiful landscape that is home to America's most traditional cultures. The vivid and entertaining text strikes a perfect balance with the awe-inspiring images of a land shaped by time and steeped in legend. View more info

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New York Breweries

By: Bryson, Lew

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Stackpole Books: 2003

Seller ID: 2205748

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2003 Trade Paperback. xx, 251 pp. A guide to 54 regional breweries, microbreweries, and brewpubs in New York. Bryson, who covered the breweries of another mid-Atlantic state in his previous book, Pennsylvania Breweries, focuses here on beermaking in the Empire State. His helpful and entertaining guide divides the state into seven geographical regions, such as Suburbia by the Sea: Long Island, The Big Hop: New York City, and Touched by a Glacier: The Finger Lakes. His entries are helpful and exhaustive. For F.X. Matt's Brewing Company in Utica, for instance, he offers a three-... View more info

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Down the Historic Susquehanna: A Summer's Jaunt from Otsego to the Chesapeake

By: Bump, Charles Weathers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: RSG Publishing: 1996

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2289116

ISBN: 1887530037

Condition: Very Good


A few faint smudges on front wrapper. 1996 Soft Cover. 1996 reissue of 1899 original. Describes the author's travels through New York (Cooperstown, Richfield Springs, Afton, Binghamton, Owego), Pennsylvania (Pittstou, Wilkesbarre, Northumberland, Sunbury, Harrisburg, Columbia), and Maryland (Port Deposit, Ilavre-Grace, Watson's Island). View more info

Image for A Journey through the Genesee Country, Finger Lakes Region and Mohawk Valley from Patrick Campbell's Travels in the Interior Inhabited Parts of North America in the Years 1791 and 1792.

A Journey through the Genesee Country, Finger Lakes Region and Mohawk Valley from Patrick Campbell's Travels in the Interior Inhabited Parts of North America in the Years 1791 and 1792.

By: Campbell, Patrick; Clune, Henry W. (Introduction); Volz, Robert L. (Preface)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Friends of The University of Rochester Libraries: 1978

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 1982428

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase. Slipcase faintly soiled. 1978 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 17, [71] pp. Hardcover in publisher's slipcase with marbled paper label, gilt titles. Maps on endpapers. Introduction by Henry W. Clune and preface by Robert L. Volz written specially for this edition. Frontispiece of author, two copper plate engravings. 1978 lithographed facsimile of 1793 original - Sabin 10264: a curious and entertaining book. 'The author set out from the Highlands of Scotland, with the intention to explore the interior inhabited parts of North America, atte... View more info

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A Journey through the Genesee Country, Finger Lakes Region and Mohawk Valley from Patrick Campbell's Travels in the Interior Inhabited Parts of North America in the Years 1791 and 1792

By: Campbell, Patrick; Clune, Henry W. (Introduction); Volz, Robert L. (Preface)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Friends of The University of Rochester Libraries: 1978

Seller ID: 2196603

Condition: Near Fine


Includes slipcase. No jacket. 1978 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 17, [71] pp. Hardcover in publisher's slipcase with marbled paper label, gilt titles. Maps on endpapers. Introduction by Henry W. Clune and preface by Robert L. Volz written specially for this edition. Frontispiece of author, two copper plate engravings. 1978 lithographed facsimile of 1793 original - Sabin 10264: a curious and entertaining book. 'The author set out from the Highlands of Scotland, with the intention to explore the interior inhabited parts of North America, attended with an old faithful ... View more info

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50 Hidden Gems of Greater Western New York

By: Carosa, Christopher

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Pandamensional Solutions, Inc.: 2012

Seller ID: 2293101

ISBN: 1938465016

Condition: Near Fine


2012 Trade Paperback. vi, [2], 224 pp. For too long the nation has dismissed the Greater Western New York region as a mere punch-line. That ends now. 50 Hidden Gems of Greater Western New York, in a light-hearted and entertaining manner, reveals some of the most delicious underexposed treasures our region offers. These people, places and events not only help define Greater Western New York, but have often helped define America as well. Don’t, however, underestimate the power of this collection of witty stories. Rather than a mere historical review eulogizing the faded glory of what once was,... View more info

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The Search for Steam: A Cavalcade of Smoky Action in Steam by the Greatest Railroad Photographers

By: Collias, Joe G.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Howell-North Books: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295367

ISBN: 0831070927

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Ink note on front free endpaper. 1972 Large Hardcover. 360 pp. With 420 steam action pictures, 5 in color. A dynamic collection, this mammoth parade of smokey steam action will delight even the most hard-to-please enthusiasts. This book is filled with a wide variety of railroads including the Santa Fe, Atlantic Coast Line, Baltimore & Ohio, Chicago Great Western, Illinois Central, Norfolk & Western, and many more. View more info

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Notes on the United States of North America during a Phrenological Visit in 1838-9-40., in Two Volumes

By: Combe, George

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Carey & Hart: 1841

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2289772

Condition: Good


First American edition, following the three volume edition published in Edinburgh. Spines and edges faded, a few light spots on vol. 1 boards, front and end matter faintly foxed. 1841 Hard Cover. xxvi, [13]-374; 405, [5] pp. 8vo. Sabin 14924. Howes C-639. Memoirs of a British phrenologist and his travels in the United States from 1838-1840, in which he discusses abolition, medical treatment of the insane, and notable contemporary figures. Combe founded the Edinburgh Phrenological Society and toured the U.S. giving lectures (hence the visit described here). Included in the introduction are seve... View more info

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Fortsetzung der Historie von Grönland [Gronland] insonderheit der Missions-Geschichte der Evangelischen Bruder zu Neu-Herrnhut und Lichtenfels von 1763. bis 1768. nebst betrachtlichen Zusatzen und Anmerkungen zur naturlichen Geschichte

By: Cranz [Crantz], David

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Heinrich Detlef Ebers: 1770

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2289840

Condition: Fair


First edition. Leather drying, some from spine and corners, front joint weak, foxed throughout with light stains to margins of a couple pages. 1770 Half-Leather. [xii], 360, [12] pp. 8vo. Leather spine and corners over paper-covered boards. German text (fraktur script). Sabin 17414. A history of Greenland, with particular attention to evangelical missions of the mid-18th century. View more info

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A Tour Guide to the Civil War: The Complete State-by-State Guide to Battlegrounds, Landmarks, Museums, Relics, and Sites

By: Cromie, Alice

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Rutledge Hill Press, Nashville, Tennessee: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2181945

ISBN: 1558530495

Condition: Good


Reprint. Remainder mark. 1990 Trade Paperback. xvi, 320 pp. An ideal travel companion and short course in Civil War history, it provides fascinating details about the battles, events, people, and places associated with the Civil War in the 48 contiguous states and the District of Columbia. Illustrated with Civil War era engravings, it also contains maps for each state and provides detailed travel directions. View more info

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Cape Cod Pilot (American Guide Series) (The Federal Writers' Project Works Progress Administration for the State of Massachusetts)

By: Digges, Jeremiah; The Federal Writers' Project Works Progress Administration for the State of Massachusetts

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Modern Pilgrim Press / The Viking Press: 1937

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2291134

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Lacks jacket. Front hinge just beginning to weaken. 1937 Hard Cover. 403, [3] pp. 8vo. 8 3/4 x 6. Black & white photographs. Maps on endpapers. Part of the American Guide Series sponsored by the WPA, though this volume deviates from the form used in others in the American Guide Series, for it attempts to present guide material as a personal experience. CONTENTS: Introduction; Sandwich; Barnstable; Yarmouth; Dennis; Brewster; Orleans: Eastham; Wellfleet; Truro; Provincetown I; Provincetown II; Chatham; Harwich; Dennis & Yarmouth -- South Shore; Hyannis & South Shore Towns; Mashpee... View more info

Image for Your Land, Our Land: Two Centuries of American Words and Images from the Regions of the National Archives

Your Land, Our Land: Two Centuries of American Words and Images from the Regions of the National Archives

By: Dodd, Monroe; Burnes, Brian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kansas City Star Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202737

ISBN: 1935362429

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A fine copy.Fine. 2009 Large Hardcover. 240 pp. In the National Archives' regional collections is kept the story of our disputes and our agreements, our struggles and our victories, the images of ourselves, our families, our cities and our culture.They are the inspiration and the basis of Your Land, Our Land: Two centuries of American Words and Images from the Regions of the National Archives.For this volume, Archives staffers in each of the 13 regions poured through their vast files. They emerged with images and documents representing life in every part of the country - from s... View more info

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Everywhere West: The Burlington Route

By: Dorin, Patrick C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Superior Publishing Company: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2295374

ISBN: 0875645232

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Ink note on front free endpaper, minor general wear. 1976 Large Hardcover. 171, [3] pp. Fascinating pictorial history of the Burlington Route, from its start as the tiny Aurora Branch Railway through to its 1970 transformation into the Burlington Northern. Chapters cover its formation, the standard era of passenger service, gas-electric motor cars, Zephyrs, transcontinental streamliners, commuter trains, freight and mixed trains, coal trains, subsidiaries, and the merger. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos. With maps, station list, timetables and ads. View more info

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Marcus Whitman, M.D.: Pioneer and Martyr

By: Drury, Clifford Merrill

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Caxton Printers, Ltd.: 1937

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2265347

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition, #494 of 500 copies. Signed twice by author: once on limitation page, and again on the half-title page with an inscription to a friend: To Dr. Cornelius J. Brosnan, authority on Northwest History, teacher of youth, scholar, and friend, this book is inscribed by the author with best wishes, Clifford M. Drury, June 8. 1938'. Edges lightly rubbed with bottom fore-edge corners exposed, Brosnan's name in pencil on front endpaper. 1937 Hard Cover. 473, [3] pp. 8vo. A biography of the physician who, in 1843, was among the first to travel by wagon to the West along what would become kn... View more info