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Image for Le monde vivant des atolls: Polynésie française Tuamotu - Gambier

Le monde vivant des atolls: Polynésie française Tuamotu - Gambier

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Paris, Musée de l'Homme: 1972

Seller ID: 00707


Stiff wraps (soft cover) in pictorial jacket with some edge & corner wear and a few minor chips. Publications de la société des océanistes, No. 28. Natural history of the French Polynesian atolls in the Tuamotu-Gambier archipelagos. Illustrated with numerous color plates, black & white photographs, drawings, and charts. 148 pages. French text. View more info

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Ancestral Britain: Pictorial Guide & Highway Maps

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, A.P.S.O. Ltd.: 1953

Seller ID: 06731


Top edge is dust-stained. Bumped and a bit of shelf wear. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper. The jacket is chipped and worn and tape repaired. Preserved in a new Mylar Archival cover now. 112 pages, illustrated with black & white photos and highway maps based on Esso Petroleum Company's eight Road Maps of Britain and Ireland. The book's aim is to assist motorists to see the Cathedrals, Abbeys, Palaces, Castles and houses of special interest in England, Scotland... View more info

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New York Album

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 09683


No publication information indicated. Circa 1890s. Edge wear and bumped corners. Slight bowing. Rear cover/spine unglued from page block. The double-page panoramic view of the Brooklyn Bridge is separated at the center, leaving the remaining pages loose, as there is no attachment to the rear endpaper (spine unglued as noted above). Some small edge tears to a few pages. This souvenir book offers artistic representations (no photographs) of streets, buildings, and other sc... View more info

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Journey to Katmandu

By: Baker, Michael H.C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Travel Book Club: 1975

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 09748


Thin ink mark to bottom edge of the page block, possibly a remainder mark, and bumped corners. The dust jacket has some light soiling and is protected now in a Mylar archival sleeve. 167 pages illustrated with drawings by the author and black and white photos. The journey was three months long from England to Katmandu and home again. The route covered France, Italy, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, and through the foothills of the Himalay... View more info

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Hachette World Guides: Morocco

By: Boulanger, Robert

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Paris, Hachette: 1966

Seller ID: 02826


Dark blue loth with gilt titles, silk bookmark. Boards bowed slightly. Assumed first edition, no additional printings indicated. 450 pages, Index, illustrated, fold-out maps. View more info

World Cruising Routes

By: Cornell, Jimmy

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Camden, ME, U.S.A., International Marine Publishing Company: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00941


Slightly bumped corners and spine ends. Jacket shows light edgewear, tiny tear at head of spine. Preserved in a protective mylar cover. Comprehensive guide to nearly 300 cruising routes around the world. Essential information winds, currents, regional and seasonal weather. More emphasis is placed on routes in the warmer regions, but routes in the higher latitudes are also extensively covered. The 432-page book is illustrated with 84 maps and diagrams, including the endpa... View more info

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Southwards to Geneva: 200 Years of English Travellers

By: Coulson, Mavis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gloucester, England, Alan Sutton: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03658


Previous ownership greeting inked out on front free endpaper. Also a slight amount of sticker shadow in the top corner. The jacket price-clipped. 154 pages, illustrated with over 80 black & white pictures and eight pages of color. A portrait of Geneva when it was discovered by English visitors between the mid-seventeenth and mid-nineteenth centuries. View more info

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Return to the Source

By: del Vasto, Lanza; Translated by Jean Sidgwick

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Schocken Books: 1972

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 09778


Mild edge wear, rubbing and faint staining to the spine of the dust jacket. No tears or chips. The book and its contents are clean and free of any marks. 319 pages. True story of the author's 20th-century pilgrimage to India, to the source of the Ganges, and to Gandhi. A story of adventure and illumination told by a man whom Gandhi renamed Shantidas, or "servant of peace." View more info

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A Hug for the Apostle: On Foot from Chartres to Santiago de Compostela

By: Dennett, Laurie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Macmillan of Canada: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08685


Small nick to the top edge of the rear cover, otherwise about fine and a clean copy in a near fine dust jacket. 228-page account of the author's long walk from Chartres, France to Santiago de Compostela, Spain, following the famous medieval route that has drawn pilgrims for centuries, all in an effort to raise awareness and money for multiple sclerosis. Illustrated with endpaper maps, drawings and photographs. View more info

The Best of Outside: The First 20 Years

By: Editors of Outside Magazine

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Villard: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00126


Includes the articles that became Into Thin Air, by Jon Krakauer and The Perfect Storm, by Sebastian Junger. View more info

Italy: Information and Advice to the Tourist for His Holiday in Italy

By: Ente Nazionale Industrie Turistiche

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rome, 1955

Seller ID: 00691


Corners bumped and rounded, spine scuffed. Cover showing signs of separation, but still very much intact. Illustrated with photograps and a separate, fold-out color map in a pocket at the back of the book. Colorful cover and drawings throughout by the painter Mario Vellani Marchi. 80 pp. View more info

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Fodor's Modern Guides: Britain in 1952 with Maps

By: Fodor, Eugene (Editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, David McKay Company: 1952

Seller ID: 05796


Green cloth with gilt lettering. Light reading wear. 318 pages, with Index. Map included in rear pocket. Previous owner travel notes on the front free endpaper, mentions sailing on the original Queen Elizabeth. View more info

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Climbing High: A Woman's Account of Surviving the Everest Tragedy

By: Gammelgaard, Lene

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Seattle, Seal Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 05116


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Westward Bound in the Schooner Yankee

By: Johnson, Captain and Mrs. Irving

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton & Company: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09058


Green cloth with a good bit of rubbing to the spine and edges. Part of the last blank page before the endpapers is torn away. Previous owner bookplate (Richard Baxter Smith) on the verso of the front free endpaper, which he thankfully spared, as the endpapers are illustrated with a nice map of the world voyage that started and ended in Gloucester, Massachusetts. 348 pages, illustrated with black and white photos and drawings. View more info

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Adrift

By: Jones, Tristan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: SIGNED

Seller ID: 05197


272 pages. Inscribed and signed to the book's previous owner. View more info

Three Years in Tibet, Bibliotheca Himalayica Series 1, Volume 22

By: Kawaguchi, Ekai (edited By H.K. Kuloy)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Kathmandu, Nepal, Ratna Pustak Bhandar: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 05009


Front hinge cracked at half-title page, otherwise light wear. Jacket has light edge wear and rubbing and is protected in a new archival sleeve. Classic work of Tibetan travel. The Japanese Bhudist monk Kawaguchi traveled in disguise through Nepal, including Mustang and Dolop, large parts of Tibet and Sikkim. 719 pages, illustrated. View more info

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The Place Where Souls Are Born : A Journey into the Southwest

By: Keneally, Thomas; Introduction by Jan Morris

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01026


A fine copy with a hint of wear at the lower corners, from the award-winning author of Schindler's List. View more info

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Nepalese Customs and Manners

By: Lall, Kesar

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Kathmandu, Nepal, Ratna Pustak Bhandar: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01969


Stiff cardboard covers with thin paper jacket pasted to covers. Stated First Edition. 59 pages with index. A concise little book on the ways and customs of the people and other inhabitants of Nepal. Chapters include the following: Common Courtesy; Do's and Dont's; God Days, Bad Days; On Travelling; Cleanliness and Purification; Mainly About Food, Home Cures; Prenatal Care; Child Care; Mainly About Flora; Animals, Birds, Reptiles, and Insects; Fortune Telling; Signs and O... View more info

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History, People and Places in Languedoc-Roussillon

By: Lands, Neil

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Buckinghamshire, England, Spurbooks: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 06470


Light shelf wear to book, jacket rubbed and edge-worn. 159 pages with Bibliography and Index. Black & white photos illustrate the text. Endpaper maps of Languedoc-Roussillon. A guide for travelers to the South of France between the Pyrenees and the Rhone. View more info

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Exotic Mexico: Key to Latin America

By: Lerner, Ira T.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mexico, Costa-amic: 1958

Edition: Revised and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 09426


Spine cocked a bit with reading creases. Mild edge wear. Clean copy, no writing or marks. Publisher's promotional piece for the book found inside the front cover with a 1959 date. Tucked inside the rear cover is a folded paper with printed information on the Aztec calendar and guided tour information for the Monument of King Tizoc. 285 pages with Index to Cities and Towns. Illustrated with ads, photos, and drawings. View more info