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Our Lady of the Height Ronchamp

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Munich and Zurich, Verlag Schnell & Steiner: 1975

Edition: 10th Edition

Seller ID: 18781

Condition: Fine


Very clean, attractive booklet measuring 5"x7" and illustrated lavishly throughout its 23 pages. Photos are predominately in full color with a few in black and white. Color photos large -- full page. Dense text offers full details, history and description. View more info

Souvenir Guide of the Memorial Museum of the Battle of Verdun 1914-1918

By: N/A

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Comite National du Souvenir de Verdun:

Seller ID: 18782

Condition: Very Good


Small booklet measuring 5"x8" with 47 pages. Nice center section with vintage photos, plus art elsewhere. Text escorts the visitor through the museum while offering historical info. No date, but appears relatively modern -- circa 1980's, early 90's. View more info

1929 Program of Summer Tours to Spain South America and Mexico

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Elcano Tours Travel Bureau: 1929

Seller ID: 19384

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean travel brochure offering a variety of summer tours to Spanish-speaking countries. It was then possible to take a 48 day tour in the high three figures per person. Photo illustrated in black and white. Fourteen tours offered with complete itinerary. Great travel ads. Measures 6"x8-3.4". Bright yellow, red and black cover art. Small bit of wear to spine only fault -- does not compromise integrity of binding. View more info

Souvenir of Buffalo Bill Museum & Lookout Mountain Colorado

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Chicago, Curt Teich Co.:

Seller ID: 21005

Condition: Very Good


Colorful folder containing a cascade of accordian style postcards in full color, each offering a different view. Unused and undated. All images clean and bright. Folder shows mild corner wear and a small spot to face.Especially nice art work at reverse showing soldier surrounded by Native American motifs. Images include a portait of Johnny Baker, Buffalo Bill's foster son; the Pa-Ha-Ska Teepee; Buffalo Bill's grave; the Upper Hairpins and Windy Point; Sensation Point on the Lariat Trail; Golden and Table Mts.; sunset over Lariat Trail; Denver at night from museum veranda; and Clear Creek Canon... View more info

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Ohio's Museums and Momentos (two books)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Columbus, Ohio, State of Ohio Devlopment Department: 1967

Seller ID: 24393BV

Condition: Very Good


We are offering two books with the same title, one an abbreviated version of the other. The main book is quite handsome and printed on heavy paper. There is some light foxing to the face, but very minimal and just a small mount at back outer bottom corner. Very clean with no names or writing, no spine crease and no creasing to corners. Book is printed on heavy paper and illustrated strikingly in shades of brown, black, gray and white. Covers 104 cities and towns with multiple listings for many. Interesting to see past attractions, some of which are now gone and others transformed. Unpaginated.... View more info

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All About Hawaii; Thrum's Hawaiian Annual 1950

By: N/A

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Honolulu, Hawaii, Hawaii Star Journal: 1950

Seller ID: 25367

Condition: Very Good


An ephemeral annual in great condition save a small loss of paper at both sides of lower spine. Tightly bound and clean as a whiste inside and out with much crispness to paper and to cover. Commemorates Hawaii's Diamond Jubilee and precedes its statehood. The front sections has a lot of Hawaiian history and there is much info later on the various islands and the sugar and pineapple industries. There is also some tourist material and ads for hotels and restaurants, but this is really about what Hawaii was like at mid-century. Photo illustrated in black and white. The book measures 5"x7" and has... View more info

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The Great Exhibitions

By: Allwood, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Studio Vista: 1977

Seller ID: 27214DH

ISBN: 0025017101

Condition: Fine


Crisp, clean book with no defect of note. Clean as a whistle inside and out, retains original price, has no names or writing, no bumps to boards and no tears or chips. Jacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Book measures 9"x11-1/4" and has 192 pages including index. Illustrated throughout inboth color and black and white with historic photographs and drawings. The author was a big collector of ephemera from the World Fairs, or Expos as they were sometimes called. In addition to the American fairs there is also info on the Paris Exposition Universelle, plus offerings from London, ... View more info

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A SHOREMAN,S TRAVEL TALES

By: AMINE COSBY KELLAM

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NORFOLK VA., DONNING CO : 1988

Inscription: GIFT INSCRIPTION BY AUTHOR

Seller ID: 7100

ISBN: 0898657679

Condition: FINE


AN HONEST ACCURATE SINCERE ACCOUNT OF SEVEN TRIPS TO NINETEEN COUNTRIES THE TALES CONTAIN OBSERVATIONS OF CUSTOMS, RELIGIONS, EDUCATION , ARTWORK HABITS AND LIFE STYLES. MOST OF ALL. IT BRINGS HISTORIES , CUSTOMS, CULTURES ,AND TRADITIONS TO LIFE AND PRESENTS THEM IN A MODERN CONTEXT. ILLUSTRATED WITH ORIGINAL DRAWINGS AND PHOTOGRAPHS View more info

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NORTH TO THE ORIENT

By: ANNE MARROW LINDBERGH

Price: $18.00

Publisher: N.Y., HARCOURT BRACE: 1935

Edition: 1ST

Seller ID: 7172

Condition: VERY GOOD


THE EXCITING TALE OF THE TRIP THE LINDBERGHS MADE IN A SINGLE ENGINE FLOAT PLANE , FROM N.Y. TO CHINA VIA THE GREAT NORTHERN CIRCLE ROUTE IN 1931 BOOK IS SOLID AND TIGHT View more info

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The Pocket Guide to the West Indies

By: Aspinall, Algernon

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Brentano's: 1927

Edition: New and Revised Edition

Seller ID: 27218DH

Condition: Very Good


Very nice clean book with just a small bit of wear to bottom edge of spine and a slight bit of softness to corners. Clean as a whistle inside and out. An early owner's name and the date 1938 penciled in on front free endpaper, but could easily be removed if desired. There's also an unused ownership sticker at front pastedownt which looks rather nice (see third picture). Book measures 4-1/4"x6-3/4" and has 466 pages plus an index and interesting travel ads at back. Covers British Guiana, British Honduras, the Bermudas, the Spanish Main and the Panama Canal. Illustrated with maps and b... View more info

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Speleo Digest 1973

By: Baz-Dresch, John; Mixon, Bill

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Huntsville, Alabama, National Speleological Society: 1980

Seller ID: 28147

Condition: Very Good


Nice clean, tightly bound magazine issued yearly. The contents are pristine and the cover is good other than small flat creases to corners and darkness at the top front corner. The book measures 8-1/2"x11" and has 380 pages. Text includes cave descriptions in five regions -- see photo with map -- foreign caves, conservation, caving courtesy, cave science in biology and geology, equipment, lighting and photography, There's also a section set aside for poetry, prose and cartoons, all about caving.Book is illustrated with drawings primarily. View more info

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Up Old Forge Way: West Canada Creek

By: Beetle, David H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Utica, New York, North Country Books: 1984

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 28027

ISBN: 0932052142

Condition: Very Good


Very nice clean book with no bumps to boards and no wear to edges. Book is tightly bound and shows no names or wriitng. The jacket is likewise nice with no tears or chips and no price-clip. Only fault is a light bit of foxing to margins of back endflap and a light skim of same to back cover (see pictures). Overall, very nice. Measures 5-3/4" x 7-3/4" with 158 pages. Focus is on the Central Adirondack country with many beautiful black and white photographs throughout. View more info

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Les Guides Bleus China; Les Guides Bleus Japan (Two books)

By: Boulanger, Robert; Modot, Jean

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Prentice Hall Trade Division: 1989

Edition: First American Editions

Seller ID: 27220DH

ISBN: 013509027x; 013

Condition: Fine


Two very handsome and substantial travel guides, one for China and one for Japan, both from Les Guides Bleaus. Neither has been read, but there is toning to edges of endflaps on the China volume. Otherwise no tears or chips, no names or writing and no bumps to boards. Books measure 4-1/2"x7-1/2" and have not been price-clipped. Will arrives in brand new mylar cover.The China book contains 956 pages and the Japan volume 800. Numerous maps throughout bothbooks and much information. Great fun to read from the 1989 perspective. View more info

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Lost Cities of the Mayas: The Life, Art and Discoveries of Frederick Catherwood

By: Bourbon, Fabio

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Swan Hill Press: 1999

Seller ID: 25295

ISBN: 1840370424

Condition: Fine


Beautiful as new copy -- no defect of any kind and dustjacket protected by brand new mylar.. . Recounts the extraordinary life of Frederick Catherwood, the English artist who explored the Central American forest and the Yucatan plateau during the first half of the 19th century in search of Mayan cities. Illustrated with full color art by Catherwood and maps. 193 pages plus back matter.Beautiful fold-out at front too. Exqusite book.Measures 10"x14" View more info

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The Majic Bus An American Odyssey (SIGNED 1st Ed.)

By: Brinkley, Douglas

Price: $68.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt-Brace: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23832

ISBN: 051556946

Condition: Very Good


I somehow missed this book when it came out, but it's a great read. It's about a a young professor, the author, who took 17 students on a sleep-over bus as part of Hofstra University's traveling course, Art and Culture Across America. This was the maiden voyage and it included reading 12 books by great American writers, saw Bob Dylan in Seattle, gambled at a Vegas casino, danced to Bourbon Street jazz in New Orleans, visited Elvis Presley's Graceland and William Faulkner's Rowan Oak. But that wasn't all -- they meditated at a Buddhist college, branded cattle, hiked the Rockies rode the rapids... View more info

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The Spirit of St. Louis

By: Charles A. Lindbergh

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Charles Scrribers' Sons: 1981

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 23573

ISBN: 0684144212

Condition: Fine in NF Slipcase


Book was published prior to this one by Charles Scibner in 1959. This one shows the 1959 copyright, but there is also an ISBN which shows that this book was published in 1981. Book and slipcase are lovely -- clean and beautifully designed. The boards are covered with a metallic gold, a brown cloth spine and a sky blue inked top edge, There are no names or writing. the pictorial slipcase is likewise clean and attractive with no real defect. Book in its case measures 6-3/4" x 9-3/4" and has 503 pages including an aviation glossary. Nice gift. View more info

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Life In A Dacha: An American Family in Moscow 1949-1950

By: Collins, Maria and Ralph

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cleveland , Ohio, Erica Collins Steffee: 2003

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 23650

Condition: Fine Condition


Crisps and clean as new. No spine crease and no names or writing. The book measures 8-1/2" and has 175 pristine pages. Pages are printed on quality coated paper and has many photos both black and white and color. In the early late 40's and early 50's Maria and Ralph Collins of cleveland, Ohio went off to Russia at ages 33 and 38 with their two children in tow. Very interesting View more info

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Historic Michigan

By: Cook, Louis

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Beaverton, Oregon, Beautiful America Publishing: 1980

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 23648

ISBN: 0898021316

Condition: Near Fine


Other than a light bit of toning to white sections of cover this is a beauty. No names or writing, no spine crease and pristine pages with many full color photographs from all over the state. The booklet measures 8-1/2" x 11" and has 72 pages. The text and its illustrations provide history plus information on the most beautiful buildings, homes, and natural beauty. No wonder the state's slogan is "Pure Michigan." View more info

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South Bank Exhibition Festival of Britain 1951

By: Cox, Ian

Price: $36.00

Publisher: London, Festival of Britain: 1951

Seller ID: 23755

Condition: Very Good


This is a spectacular catalogue/guide -- big in ideas and big in the number of pages, 96 of text, plus 31 vibrant color ads at the back and 30 at the front. The story of the festival is told by Ian Cox in a lengthy text. The festival was all about contemporary design and bright color. Millions of people (international) thronged to the south bank of the Thames. In addition to what was at the main site there were other areas of London to offer more wonders. Among the exhibits were the Dome of Discovery, architecture, pleasure gardens, industrial power, science and much more. Catalog measures 7-1... View more info

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L'Europe et L'Amerique Comparees; Tome Premier

By: De Bercy, Par M. Drouin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Upper Saddle River, New Jersey, The Gregg Press: 1968

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 24633

Condition: Very Good


Very nice, clean book with no names or writing. Orange pebbled-surface boards are very clean with just one errant mark to top front corner which is likely pen. I tried to remove it with book cleaner, but it proved impervious. Pages and page edges are likewise clean. Book was originally published in Paris in 1818. French language. View more info