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Cairo and How to See It
1 Cairo and How to See It

Cairo, Egypt Les Editions Universitaires D'Egypte 1954 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on cover, silver advertising for Air France on rear board. Slight fading to cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight, pages are clean and bright. Small previous owner initials and date 1954 at top edge of front free endpaper. 187 pgs. with clean fold-out map of Cairo at rear of book (excellent condition). Illustrated with photographs of buildings and antiquities. "Welcome to Egypt" pamphlet from Air France in excellent condition also enclosed. Book details history of the area and important sites, architecture; itinerary for one day; two days; four days; a week. 12mo. Middle East. 012706

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Conquest of the Tropics - The Story of the Creative Enterprises conducted by the United Fruit Company, Adams, Frederick Upham
2 Conquest of the Tropics - The Story of the Creative Enterprises conducted by the United Fruit Company
Adams, Frederick Upham
Garden City, NY Doubleday, Page & Company 1914 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition. Green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering and blind-stamped decoration, clean unchipped color paste-on illustration on cover. Gold lettering and banana decoration on spine. Very light soiling. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with decorated endpapers (small ink-stamp of former owner at top edge of front free and fixed endpaper). Illustrated with black and white photographs, maps. 368 pages with index. 023392

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Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century, Adams, W. H. Davenport
3 Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century
Adams, W. H. Davenport
London W. Swan Sonnenschein & Co. 1883 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Blue cloth boards with paper title label on spine. Very light soiling, chipping to edges of title label on spine but all clearly legible; light surface wear to corners and spine edges, but no fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are unmarked, but there is consistent light foxing to pages. Clean yellow endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautiful black and white chapter heading decorations, full page illustrations. 459 pages. Women travellers include Couness Dora D'Isria, Maemoiselle Alexina Tinne, Madame Ida Pfeffer, Lady Morgan, Mrs. Trollope, Miss Isabella Bird, Lady Florence Dixie, many more. 025984

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One Dry Season: In the Footsteps of Mary Kingsley, Alexander, Caroline
4 One Dry Season: In the Footsteps of Mary Kingsley
Alexander, Caroline
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1990 0-394-57455-9 / 9780394574554 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige boards with clean green cloth spine with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 290 pgs. with bibliography. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no wear, no tears. As new book and dustjacket. Jacket enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Africa. 015274

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Paris (Two Volumes Complete), Allen, Grant
5 Paris (Two Volumes Complete)
Allen, Grant
Boston L. C. Page & Company 1901 Hardcover Very Good no dust jackets 
Two volume set (complete) -attractive decorated American trade bindings, cream white cloth boards with elaborate gold decoration and lettering on covers, gold lettering on spine. Both volumes are quite clean, both have a little fraying to cloth at top and bottom spine edges. Volume I has one bumped corner tip, a little cracking to front paste-down paper. Bindings are tight and square, with good hinges. Each has a frontispiece illustration with tissue guard, additional illustrations (black and white plates) throughout. Volume I - 249 pages with index; Volume II - 261 pages with index. All pages are clean, with deckled page edges, gilt top text block edges. Each book about 5" x 7" in size. A beautiful travel guide to the amazing and timeless attractions of Paris. 026239

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6 The American Guide: A Source Book and Complete Travel Guide for the United States
Alsberg, Henry G.
New York Hastings House 1949 Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Clean boards with two very small faint white spots to front bottom edge and top rear edge (smaller than a pea). Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking, pages and edges are clean. Maps on endpapers. 1348 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps. Very small P/O label at inside edge of front free endpaper. History, maps and suggested regional tours of the United States of America. 8vo. Americana. 005417

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Must Britain Travel the Moscow Road?, Angell, Norman
7 Must Britain Travel the Moscow Road?
Angell, Norman
London Noel Douglas 1926 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean maroon cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Spine is sun faded. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with some intermittent foxing to pages. 190 pgs. This book is from the collection of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. and comes with a document certifying that the book is from that collection, signed by the Roosevelt Library Director. 8 vo.. History. 011040

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Himalayan Odyssey: The Perilous Trek to Western Nepal, Antin, Parker with Phyllis Wachob Weiss
8 Himalayan Odyssey: The Perilous Trek to Western Nepal
Antin, Parker with Phyllis Wachob Weiss
New York Donald I. Fine 1990 1-55611-197-5 / 9781556111976 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Very clean dark blue boards with clean pale gray cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers with maps. Inscribed and SIGNED by author on front fly leaf. 291 pgs. with glossary. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, no wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a major trek around the Himalayas and through the dangerous, remote and largely forbidden country of Western Nepal. 011974

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Spring Jaunts - Some Walks, Excursions & Personal Explorations of Town, Country & Seashore, Bailey, Anthony
9 Spring Jaunts - Some Walks, Excursions & Personal Explorations of Town, Country & Seashore
Bailey, Anthony
New York Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1986 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
"First Edition, 1986" on copyright page. Clean green boards with clean beige cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 239 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A collection which contains some of the best work that Anthony Bailey has done for The New Yorker. His descriptive journeys include the Isle of Wight, a dawn-to-dusk stroll along the New Hampshire coast, and the seacoast of Cote d'Azur, to name a few. 018598

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Footprints of Travel - Or, Journeying in Many Lands, Ballou, M. M.
10 Footprints of Travel - Or, Journeying in Many Lands
Ballou, M. M.
Boston Ginn & Company 1903 later printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding - yellow cloth boards with tall palm trees, pyramids and camel riders on cover, giraffe and palm tree on spine. Tiny spots of wear to spine ends. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks (previous owner name in very light pencil on front free endpaper). Frontispiece portrait of Captain Cook. Illustrated with many nice engravings throughout. 472 pages. A journey to many fantastic places around the world, from Yosemite Valley in California to the Alhambra in Spain and beyond. 026198

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The Pantanal - Brazil's Forgotten Wilderness, Banks, Vic
11 The Pantanal - Brazil's Forgotten Wilderness
Banks, Vic
San Francisco Sierra Club Books 1991 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped jacket, with author-signed typed letter laid in. Clean gray boards with blue-black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs. 254 pages with index. Typed letter on author's letterhead, signed by author, to Chair of the Environmental Studies Program and Syracuse College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Clean jacket is not price clipped (22.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Photojournalist and Cinematographer Vic Banks chronicles his adventure in an area of South America that is home to the greatest concentration of wildlife on the continent. 022510

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The Duke of Puddle Dock: Travels in the Footsteps of Stamford Raffles, Barley, Nigel
12 The Duke of Puddle Dock: Travels in the Footsteps of Stamford Raffles
Barley, Nigel
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1991 0-8050-1968-5 / 9780805019681 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean orange boards with beige cloth spine, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 276 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with one tiny edge tear (1/16"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Tracing the travels of Sir Stamford Raffles, colonial adventurer of the British Empire era. 8 vo.. Adventure. 011072

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Servants of the Map, Barrett, Andrea
13 Servants of the Map
Barrett, Andrea
New York W. W. Norton & Company 2002 0393043487 / 9780393043488 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author, in unclipped dust jacket. Signed "Andrea Barrett" in ink on title page. Very clean beige marbled boards with gold print of author's signature on front and metallic lettering on spine, No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square. Pages, edges and endpapers are clean and bright with no writing or marks. Endpapers are textured dark green paper. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. 270 pgs. Servants of the Map, the title story, was selected for Best American Short Stories (2001) and Prize Stories: The O'Henry Awards (2001). "Ranging across two centuries, and from the western Himalaya to an Adirondack village, these wonderfully imagined stories and novellas travel the territories of yearning and awakening, of loss and unexpected discovery." By the author of "Ship Fever" (National Book Award) and "Voyage of the Narwhal." 023210

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Camping With the Prince and Other Tales of Science in Africa, Bass,  Thomas A
14 Camping With the Prince and Other Tales of Science in Africa
Bass, Thomas A
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1990 0395415020 / 9780395415023 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped jacket, SIGNED by author. Clean orange boards with maroon cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, with slight dust speckling to text block edges. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: "11-04-90 - Clinton, New York - For a friend in the Kirkland Art Center - with All My Best Regards, Thomas A. Bass." 304 pages. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (20.95 on front inside flap); small corner crease to inside front flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's two-year journey across Africa, from Timbuktu to the Zambezi River. 022933

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A Breath of French Air, Bates, H. E.
15 A Breath of French Air
Bates, H. E.
London Michael Joseph 1959 Stated First edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean bright original illustrated jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 159 pages. Dust jacket is clean and bright (design by Broom Lynne); price clipped at bottom corner of front inside flap, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Readers of "The Darling Buds of May" will need no introduction to the Larkins, the joyful family of country dealers and fruit pickers who live in uninhibited affluence and sublim indifference to accepted conventions. Well, here they are again in all their glory as they step outside their rural paradise for an excursion into another world. Armed with plenty of tax-free cash, their Rolls-Royce and little French, they take their first holiday abroad. Care to join them? 025621

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African Intrigue, Batson, Alfred
16 African Intrigue
Batson, Alfred
Garden City Garden City Publishing 1933 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Black cloth boards with unchipped gold illustration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. Cloth boards are quite clean (a few small faint spots). No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean bright endpapers (illustrated with maps). No names, writing or marks. 307 pgs. True adventure set in the early 1900's when France and Germany are straining for territorial expansion in Africa, and Germany wants her share of the spoils. 013315

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To Jerusalem and Back - A Personal Account, Bellow, Saul
17 To Jerusalem and Back - A Personal Account
Bellow, Saul
New York Viking Press 1976 670-71729-0 First edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with "First Published in 1976 by The Viking Press" statement on copyright page. Clean charcoal gray boards with clean turquoise blue cloth spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 182 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip to top corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018404

Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Abbayes De Provence
Berenguier, Rooul
Paris Caisse Nationale Des Monuments Historiques 1960 Soft Cover Very Good+ 
Clean bright softcover book with no chipping or creasing. 46 pgs. Illustrated with drawings, photographs and maps. A guide to the historic abbeys of the Provence area of France. All text in French. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. French. WARD01696

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Beach Holidays from Portugal to Israel, Bernarde, Melvin and Anita
19 Beach Holidays from Portugal to Israel
Bernarde, Melvin and Anita
New York Dodd Mead 1974 0-396-06891-X / 9780396068914 First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket Signed
Clean black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED by authors and dated on front free endpaper. 272 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A lively, informal guide to carefully chosen beaches in Portugal, Spain, France, Sardinia, Elba, Yugoslavia, Malta, Cyprus, Turkey and Israel. Included are both low cost lodgings and luxury hotels, pristine beaches and active social spots. Basic information on transportation, climate, points of interest, accomodations and more. 8vo. Travel. 008193

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20 Travels of a White Elephant
Blake, W. T.
New York Taplinger Publishing Company 1960 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with "First Published in the United States by Taplinger Publishing Co. Inc., 1960" on copyright page. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, corners are sharp, slight bump at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Endpapers illustrated with maps; no names, writing or bookplates. 256 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very shallow chips at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An enthralling account of Major W. T. Blake's adventures in many remote parts of the world. 8vo. Adventure. 017420

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