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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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 Curiosities, the definitive guide to historic New York. All Around the Town brings the city’s history to life, street by street,... 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 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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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.; Volz, Robert L.

Price: $20.00

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

Seller ID: 2291263

Condition: Near Fine


Slipcase faintly soiled. 1978 Hard Cover. 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 servant, a dog and gun, only, as he travelled much ... 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

Image for 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

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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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

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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 years in between. Readers traveling with Duncan will encounter the people who inhabit today's West: farmers and ranchers, cowboy... 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 and town folk, and encounters with the solitude of the soul. Here are not only rattlesnakes, mountain lions and lightning str... 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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Vagabonding Down the Andes: Being the Narrative of a Journey, Chiefly Afoot, from Panama to Buenos Aires

By: Franck, Harry A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Century Co.: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281654

Condition: Good


First edition. Corners rubbed with small tear to spine head, light cup ring stain on rear board, endpapers and about a third of text pages moderately foxed. 1917 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 612 pp. 8vo. Green cloth, cream titles. Color fold-out map 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

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 invaluable guidebook was created by scholars who have walked the battlegrounds, consulted with local experts and park guides, and ... 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 Louisiana: A Guide to the State (American Guide Series, Illustrated)

Louisiana: A Guide to the State (American Guide Series, Illustrated)

By: Hansen, Harry

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hastings House: 1971

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2204398

Condition: Good


Former library copy, usual marks.Former library copy, usual marks. 1971 Hard Cover. xxxiii, 711 pp. The great changes described in this Guide are much more than the conversion of farms into city subdivisions. They include the phenomenal recovery of oil and natural gas from the depths of the Gulf of Mexico; the modernizing of ocean shipping; the extension of educational facilities to adults and remote places; the foundation of a vast petrochemical industry. The International Trade Mart that stands like a lighthouse on the New Orleans waterfront symbolizes the expansion of ocean shipping that ha... View more info

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Frontier Life, or Scenes and Adventures in the South West.

By: Hardman, Francis [Frederick]; [Sealsfield, Charles]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Miller, Orton & Mulligan.: 1855

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2172323

Condition: Good


Early reprint. Boards soiled, edges rubbed, 1/2 inch internal chip from spine, front free endpaper removed, a few pages lightly stained or soiled. 1855 Hard Cover. 376, [6] pp. 8vo. A collection of writings on the American frontier which, according to the preface, 'are based upon the German works of Charles Sealsfield.' Author's name listed as Francis Hardman on title page, and Frederick Hardman after preface. Sabin 30344. Includes: Adventures in Louisiana; Adventures in Texas; Two Nights in Southern Mexico; A Sketch in the Tropics; A Tale of the Mexican War; The Texan's Ranger's Best Shot. View more info

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Mississippi Solo: A River Quest

By: Harris, Eddy L.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Perennial Library / Harper & Row: 1989

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 1818060

Condition: Very Good


1994 4th printing. Pages lightly toned. 1989 Trade Paperback. 250 pp. Never having canoed before, and with the loan of a friend's boat, Eddy L. Harris sets out to row the length of the Mississippi River--alone. Beautifully captured is the river's culture, the character of its people, as well as a man's remarkable spirit. View more info