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The Record of the Mediterranean Cruise of the United States Ship Saratoga CVA-60, Fall, Winter, Spring, 1959-1960

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: H. G. Roebuck and Son, Inc.: 1960

Seller ID: 2291347

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on front endpaper, ink date on title page. Ink notes by previous owner on VA-34 Blue Blasters pages, providing names, nicknames, and assignments of other members. 1960 Large Hardcover. 256 pp. Lavishly illustrated with color and black-and-white photographs. USS Saratoga (CV/CVA/CVB-60), was the second of four Forrestal-class supercarriers built for the United States Navy in the 1950s. Saratoga was the sixth U.S. Navy ship, and the second aircraft carrier, to be named for the Battles of Saratoga in the American Revolutionary War. Commissioned in 1956, she spent most of her career in th... View more info

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Zigzag [Zig-Zag] Journeys in the Levant, with a Talmudist Story-Teller. A Spring Trip of the Zigzag Club through Egypt and the Holy Land.

By: Butterworth, Hezekiah

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Estes and Lauriat, Boston: 1886

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1864933

Condition: Very Good


Inscribed & signed by author on front flyleaf: 'Miss Annie H. Lee, Haveen, B.G.; Presented by H.B. Christmas 1885.' No jacket. Front hinge just starting, boards lightly rubbed. 1886 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 304 pp. Original olive cloth, gilt titles, gilt & black decorations, illustrated endpapers, engravings throughout text. Late 19th century travel writing, part of The Zig-Zag Series, this volume focusing on journeys in Egypt, the Holy Land, and other Mediterranean locations. View more info

Image for A Narrative of the Extraordinary Adventures, and Sufferings by Shipwreck & Imprisonment, of Donald Campbell, Esq. of Barbreck. With the Singular Humors of His Tartar Guide, Hassan Artaz. Comprising the Occurrences of Four Years, and Five Days, in an Overland Journey to India. In a Series of Letters to His Son.

A Narrative of the Extraordinary Adventures, and Sufferings by Shipwreck & Imprisonment, of Donald Campbell, Esq. of Barbreck. With the Singular Humors of His Tartar Guide, Hassan Artaz. Comprising the Occurrences of Four Years, and Five Days, in an Overland Journey to India. In a Series of Letters to His Son.

By: Campbell, Donald

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York: L. Nichols & Co. for Evert Dyuckinck, Bookseller: 1801

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 1971454

Condition: Fair


Third American edition. Bottom third of last text page and first three leaves of appendix torn out, boards rubbed with some loss from corners, joints weak, top half of front free endpaper removed. 1801 Full-Leather. 359 pp. 12mo. in 6s. Original full leather. A narrative of travel in epistolary form, consisting of numerous letters written by the author to his son. Includes voyages by land across Europe, across the Mediterranean, and through the Middle East to India. Evans 35265. View more info

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The Mediterranean and Its Borderlands, in Two Volumes: Western Countries; Eastern Countries

By: Cook, Joel

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The John C. Winston Co.: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287167

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1910 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 609, [3]; 648 pp. 8vo. Original red cloth, elaborate gilt decorations, gilt titles and top edges. Photographic plates with captioned tissue guards throughout. A descriptive guide to the various countries along the Mediterranean Sea. View more info

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Morocco: Its People and Places

By: De Amicis, Edmondo; Rollin-Tilton, C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1882

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2150497

Condition: Good


First edition. A bit musty, ink name & date partially crossed out on front flyleaf. 1882 Hard Cover. v, 374, [2] pp. 8vo. A 19th century overview of Morocco and its citizens, with illustrations throughout text. View more info

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Mediterranean Picture Lands

By: Dunn, Emelene Abbey; [Dunn, Mary]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Du Bois Press: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1937657

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink note on front flyleaf presenting the book as a gift: 'Christmas 1929. In recognition of your friendship with the author.' Stain on rear board, otherwise excellent. 126 pp. Compiled from manuscripts located posthumously, and released in a limited memorial edition by her sister Mary. Includes color reproductions of the author's original watercolor sketches, which Dunn painted during a 1903 cruise in the Mediterranean. Prefaced by an account of Miss Dunn's life and work, which explains that Dunn was born in Rochester, New York, and taught at numerous schools, including the New ... View more info

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Mediterranean Picture Lands

By: Dunn, Emelene Abbey; [Dunn, Mary]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Du Bois Press: 1929

Seller ID: 2265340

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink date on front flyleaf. 1929 Hard Cover. 126 pp. Compiled from manuscripts located posthumously, and released in a limited memorial edition by her sister Mary. Includes color reproductions of the author's original watercolor sketches, which Dunn painted during a 1903 cruise in the Mediterranean. Prefaced by an account of Miss Dunn's life and work, which explains that Dunn was born in Rochester, New York, and taught at numerous schools, including the New York Normal Art School, which she established for advanced instruction of teachers and supervisors of art. Her artworks were... View more info

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Mediterranean Picture Lands

By: Dunn, Emelene Abbey; [Dunn, Mary]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Du Bois Press: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2287161

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Inscribed and signed by Mary Dunn (who published the book) on front flyleaf ('Presented to Gertrude Ball. by Miss Mary Dunn.'). Boards toned, faint stain to fore edge margin. 1929 Hard Cover. 126 pp. Compiled from manuscripts located posthumously, and released in a limited memorial edition by her sister Mary. Includes color reproductions of the author's original watercolor sketches, which Dunn painted during a 1903 cruise in the Mediterranean. Prefaced by an account of Miss Dunn's life and work, which explains that Dunn was born in Rochester, New York, and taught at numerous sch... View more info

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The Greek Islands and Turkey After the War

By: Field, Henry M.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1841824

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Page ridge lightly foxed. 1885 Hard Cover. vi, 228 pp. 4-page terminal publisher ad. Original green cloth, gilt titles, gilt & black stamped borders & rules, top edge gilt. Color map frontispiece showing the author's route on his trip, two color maps and several engravings in text. A Mediterranean travelogue written after the Serbo-Turkish War. The author seems to write from a perspective informed by anti-Muslim sentiment. View more info

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The Glorious Adventure (Star Book)

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City Publishing Company: 1927

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2207561

Condition: Very Good


Very good. Jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1927 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 354 pp. It was perhaps inevitable that Richard Halliburton, the romantic, imaginative wanderer, would follow in the footsteps of another legendary traveler--Odysseus. Halliburton's second book recounts his journey through the Mediterranean in the shadow of his mythical hero. In Greece, Halliburton charged Mount Olympus in order to visit the gods that dwelled there; he swam the Hellespont as Byron had before him and journeyed on to Troy, where Odysseus's long adventure began. Sailing to Stromb... View more info

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The Glorious Adventure (A Star Book)

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Garden City Publishing Company: 1927

Edition: Reissue

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263027

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Signed without inscription by author on front endpaper. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, jacket edges rubbed. 1927 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 354 pp. 8vo. It was perhaps inevitable that Richard Halliburton, the romantic, imaginative wanderer, would follow in the footsteps of another legendary traveler--Odysseus. Halliburton's second book recounts his journey through the Mediterranean in the shadow of his mythical hero. In Greece, Halliburton charged Mount Olympus in order to visit the gods that dwelled there; he swam the Hellespont as Byron had before ... View more info

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A Wanderer in Venice

By: Lucas, E.V.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Methuen & Co., Ltd.: 1923

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 2291623

Condition: Near Fine


Sixth edition. No jacket. Spine very faintly toned, ink name and date on frontispiece recto. 1923 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 318, 8 pp. Red boards. Gilt titles on spine. Front endpapers illustrated with maps of a bird's eye view of Venice. Color frontispiece. With sixteen illustrations in colour by Harry Morley. Thirty-two photographs from paintings and a map. CONTENTS: Preface to First Edition; Preface to the Revised Edition, 1923; The Bride of the Adriatic; St. Mark's: The Exterior; St. Mark's: The Interior; The Piazza and the Campanile; The Doges' Palace: ... View more info

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Afloat and Ashore on the Mediterranean

By: Meriwether, Lee

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1892

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2180834

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Hinges just starting, front & end matter a bit foxed, ink name & date on front endpaper. 1892 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 363 pp. 8vo. A travelogue of the author's time in the Mediterranean, illustrated with photographic plates. View more info

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In the Land of Mosques and Minarets

By: Miltoun, Francis

Price: $75.00

Publisher: L.C. Page & Company: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286946

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. A very nice copy. 1908 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. ix, 442 pp. Top page ridge gilt. Color frontispiece by Blanche McManus. With illustrations from drawings and paintings done by Blanche McManus. A travelogue of Mediterranean Africa. View more info

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Sicilian Odyssey (National Geographic Directions)

By: Prose, Francine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: National Geographic: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282357

ISBN: 0792265351

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 186 pp. A blending of art and cultural criticism, travel writing, and personal narrative, Sicilian Odyssey is Francine Prose's imaginative consideration of the diverse cultural legacies found juxtaposed and entangled on the Mediterranean island of Sicily. She writes of the intensity of Sicily, the commitment to the extreme, where the history is more colorful, the sun hotter, the cooking earthier, the violence more horrific, the carnival more raucous, the politics mor... View more info