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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

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Lincoln Heritage Trail, Official Souvenir Book and Tour Guide: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky (Approved by the Lincoln Heritage Trail Foundation)

By: N/A

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Desaulniers & Company:

Seller ID: 2267979

Condition: Very Good


No publisher date, a few faint smudges to wrappers, general wear. Unpaginated. A guide to historic sites in Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky. The Lincoln Heritage Trail is a designation for a series of highways in the U.S. states of Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky that links communities with pre-presidential period historical ties to U.S. president Abraham Lincoln. View more info

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The Journey Home: Some Words in Defense of the American West

By: Abbey, Edward

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Plume: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2274376

ISBN: 0452265622

Condition: Very Good


Spine creased, faint stain to top page ridge, pages lightly toned. 1991 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 242 pp.The Journey Home ranges from the surreal cityscapes of Hoboken and Manhattan to the solitary splendor of the deserts and mountains of the Southwest. It is alive with ranchers, dam builders, kissing bugs, and mountain lions. In a voice edged with chagrin, Edward Abbey offers a portrait of the American West that we’ll not soon... 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... 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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Treasure Hunting in Maine: Gems and Minerals

By: Blakemaore, Jean

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Smiling Cow Shop: 1952

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2275129

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with inscription, To Mr. W. B. Thompson with best wishes, Jean Blakemore, July 1954. Quarter size surface tear on front wrapper which does not obscure text, rear wrapper creased. 1952 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 118 pp. A guide to the gems and minerals of Maine. View more info

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Gentleman's Progress: The Itinerarium of Dr. Alexander Hamilton, 1744

By: Bridenbaugh, Carl

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press: 1948

Seller ID: 2265051

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, spine faintly toned. 1948 Hard Cover. In the summer of 1744, a young physician named Alexander Hamilton set out from Annapolis, Maryland on a journey which would take him north as far as Maine. He visited cities, villages and taverns along the Atlantic coast, recording his humorous observations in a diary, which is reprinted here. View more info

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Roadless Area

By: Brooks, Paul

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1951119

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Very good in good jacket. Owner bookplate on half-title page, jacket price clipped, jacket toned, jacket edges rubbed with some loss along top edge. 1964 Hard Cover. xiii, 259, [1] pp. 8vo. The thirty-third book to win the John Burroughs Medal for excellence in natural history. The adventures of a man and wife in the American wilderness and other remote places, from the Alaskan tundra to the game reserves of East Africa. 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

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail

By: Bryson, Bill

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Broadway Books: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2260288

ISBN: 0767902513

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Jacket spine and front panel faded. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 276 pp. 8vo. 'Back in America after twenty years in Britain, Bill Bryson decided to reacquaint himself with his native country by walking the 2,100-mile Appalachian Trail, which stretches from Georgia to Maine. The AT offers an astonishing landscape of silent forests and sparkling lakes--and to a writer with the comic genius of Bill Bryson, it also provides endless... 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 Fin... View more info

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All Around the Town: Amazing Manhattan Facts and Curiosities

By: Bunyan, Patrick

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Empire State Editions: 2011

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2269892

ISBN: 0823231747

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition. A very nice copy. 2011 Trade Paperback. x, 417 pp. Where in Manhattan did Washington sleep? Where was Teddy Roosevelt born? Where did James Monroe die? Where is the birthplace of the “Twist”? Where was Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff's multi-million dollar penthouse? Where is the site of the country’s first traffic fatality? These tidbits are among the more than 2,000 fascinating entries comprising All Around the Town: Amazing Manhattan Facts and Curio... 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: $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 aut... 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 Highl... View more info

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The Hudson (Illustrated Rivers of America)

By: Carmer, Carl

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1968

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2273587

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. Jacket spine faded, jacket corners lightly rubbed. 1968 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 342 pp. 8vo. Part of the popular Rivers of America series, this volume by the popular author of Stars Fell on Alabama and Listen for a Lonesome Drum. Map precedes text. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Carl Carmer (October 16, 1893 - September 1976) was an author of nonfiction books, memoirs, and novels, many of which focused on Americana such as myths, fol... 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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Richmond Battlefields (National Park Service Historical Handbook Series, No. 33)

By: Cullen, Joseph P.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: National Park Service: 1961

Seller ID: 2262503

Condition: Very Good


Quarter-inch by half-inch surface tear on front wrapper, wrapper edges lightly toned. 1961 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 46 pp. A tourism guide for those visiting Richmond who would like to visit the battlefields surrounding the city. CONTENTS: I. Richmond; II. The Army of the Potomac; Part One: The Peninsula Campaign, Summer 1862: On to Richmond, Up the Peninsula, Drewry's Bluff, Seven Pines (Fair Oaks), Lee Takes Command, The Seven Days... 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 po... View more info

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Marcus Whitman, M.D.: Pioneer and Martyr

By: Drury, Clifford Merrill

Price: $65.00

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. ... View more info

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Out West: An American Journey Along the Lewis and Clark Trail

By: Duncan, Dayton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Viking: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267722

ISBN: 0670808229

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket spine faded. 1987 Hard Cover. xiv, 434 pp. 8vo. One hundred and eighty years after Lewis and Clark's Voyage of Discovery (1804-1806), Dayton Duncan set out in a Volkswagen camper to retrace their steps. Out West is an account of three separate journeys: Lewis and Clark's epic adventure through uncharted wilderness; Duncan's retracing of the historic trail, now in various ways tamed, paved, and settled; and the journey of the American West in the yea... View more info

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A Thru-Hiker's Heart: Tales of the Pacific Crest Trail

By: Echols, Ray

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Tuolumne Press: 2009

Seller ID: 2199777

ISBN: 0981472206

Condition: Good


Light wear. 2009 Trade Paperback. xvi, 224 pp. The Pacific Crest Trail connects the mountain tops that run 2,650-miles from Mexico to Canada at the edge of a continent. A Thru-Hiker's Heart tells the tales of the five month trip that some consider more challenging and life-changing than climbing Mount Everest. But this is not the typical book about hiking--miles, bugs and blisters. In a vivid and insightful voice, Ray Echols tell us the stories of encounters with hikers ... View more info

Image for Fifty Hikes in Western New York: Walks and Day Hikes from the Cattaraugus Hills to the Genesee Valley

Fifty Hikes in Western New York: Walks and Day Hikes from the Cattaraugus Hills to the Genesee Valley

By: Ehling, William P.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Backcountry Publications: 1991

Seller ID: 2267697

ISBN: 0881501646

Condition: Very Good


Sticker adhesive on rear wrapper. 1991 Trade Paperback. 255 pp., plus single-page terminal publisher catalog. The Western New York region encompasses forested hills, rolling farmland, picturesque villages, and natural wonders like the Genessee River Gorge, Allegany State Park, and Chautauqua Lake. Ehling guides you to plunge-pools and glacial caves, past fossil beds and through rock cities-all the results of the area's distinctive geological history. Many of the hikes de... View more info

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Vagabonding Down the Andes: Being the Narrative of a Journey, Chiefly Afoot, from Panama to Buenos Aires

By: Franck, Harry A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1917

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2271081

Condition: Near Fine


Grosset & Dunlap reissue. Includes original jacket. Pages faintly toned, jacket edges rubbed with split along front flap and minor loss. 1917 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 612 pp. 8vo. Green cloth, black titles. Color map on front endpapers shows route. An account of a journey in South America by Harry Franck, often called 'king of the vagabonds'. Black & white photographs by author. View more info

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Take a Hike! Family Walks in the Finger Lakes and Genesee Valley Region

By: Freeman, Rich & Sue

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Footprint Press: 1999

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2273817

ISBN: 0965697495

Condition: Near Fine


Inscribed without attribution and signed by both authors on half-title page ('Enjoy! Rich Freeman / Sue Freeman'). 1999 Trade Paperback. 264 pp. The walks, rambles, strolls, and hikes in this book are designed for people who delight in exploring unique or little-known places. The trails lead through forests, fields, marshes, hills, and bogs where you can enjoy the natural world. This book will help you learn more about local history, get much-needed exercise, introduce y... View more info

The Missouri Expedition, 1818-1820: The Journal of Surgeon John Gale with Related Documents (The American Exploration and Travel Series)

By: Gale, John; Nichols, Roger L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2082470

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket spine faded. Very Good. 1969 Hard Cover. xxvii, 145 pp. 8vo. An early 19th century travel journal written by John Gale, a surgeon who accompanied one of three expeditions (Missouri, Mississippi, and Scientific) designed by Secretary of War John C. Calhoun to established army posts to decrease conflict between fur traders and the Plains Indians. Edited with an introduction by Roger L. Nichols. View more info

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Gettysburg: A Battlefield Guide (This Hallowed Ground: Guides to Civil War Battlefields)

By: Grimsley, Mark; Simpson, Brooks D.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: 1999

Seller ID: 2275584

ISBN: 0803270771

Condition: Near Fine


Minor stain on top page ridge. 1999 Trade Paperback. xv, 212 pp. Little Round Top, the Railroad Cut, Pickett's Charge--these are the turning points within the most important battle of the Civil War. Even careful students of Gettysburg, however, can find themselves disoriented when visiting the site itself. Here, finally, is a convenient guide for serious student and casual visitor alike that makes plain the sweep of events and the geography of the battlefield. This inval... View more info

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George Washington's Canal at Great Falls, Virginia

By: Hahn, Thomas F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: American Canal and Transportation Center: 1976

Seller ID: 2267701

Condition: Very Good


Top page corners faintly bumped. 1976 Stapled Binding. 44 pp. An illustrated history of the Potomac Canal and a guide to the towpath walks at Great Falls. View more info

Image for Scenes from Every Land. Over Five Hundred Photographic Views, Embracing the Most Beautiful and Famous Palaces, Cathedrals, Churches, Monuments, and Statues of the Old World; Feudal Castles, Heathen Temples, and the Classic Ruins of Italy, Egypt, Sinai and the Holy Land, together with the Masterpieces of Sculpture and Painting in the Art Galleries of Europe. A Photographic Panorama of the World, Giving Exquisite Views of Mountain, Lake, River, Forest and Ocean Scenery in every country; Instantaneous Photographs of Street Scenes in the Great Cities, and Objects of Natural Curiosity, Artistic Beauty and Sublimity everywhere. Designed to take the place of an Extended Tour of the World.

Scenes from Every Land. Over Five Hundred Photographic Views, Embracing the Most Beautiful and Famous Palaces, Cathedrals, Churches, Monuments, and Statues of the Old World; Feudal Castles, Heathen Temples, and the Classic Ruins of Italy, Egypt, Sinai and the Holy Land, together with the Masterpieces of Sculpture and Painting in the Art Galleries of Europe. A Photographic Panorama of the World, Giving Exquisite Views of Mountain, Lake, River, Forest and Ocean Scenery in every country; Instantaneous Photographs of Street Scenes in the Great Cities, and Objects of Natural Curiosity, Artistic Beauty and Sublimity everywhere. Designed to take the place of an Extended Tour of the World.

By: Hale, Edward Everett; Mabie, Hamilton W.; Gladden, Washington; Conover, Charlotte Reeve; Payne, C.H.; Conwell, Russell; Breckinridge, Wm. C.P.; Scovel, S.F.; Watterson, Henry; Whitsitt, William Heth; Stuckenburg, J.H.W.; Reeve, Mary Sherborn; Knox, Thoma

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Mast, Crowell & Kirkpatrick / Bryan, Taylor & Co.: 1893

Seller ID: 2265804

Condition: Very Good


Hinges weakening, free endpapers lightly creased. 1893 Large Hardcover. xx, 400, [2] pp. Oblong. 11 1/8 x 14 1/2. A profusely illustrated tour of the world, featuring numerous black-and-white photographs, with descriptions of scenes by various writers, and an introduction by Lew Wallace. The majority of the text and images are dedicated to European countries, but the Middle East, Asia and Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and the Americas are also included, with sp... View more info