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Philosopher's Holiday, Edman, Irwin
101 Philosopher's Holiday
Edman, Irwin
Viking Press 1938 First Cloth Bds Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
270 pgs. VG Published November, 1938. Green cloth boards with silver lettering on cover, black spine with silver lettering. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names, bookplates or writing inside. Very light fading to extreme edges. Almost no wear to boards. 8vo. First Edition. 000501

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Philosopher's Holiday, Edman, Irwin
102 Philosopher's Holiday
Edman, Irwin
New York Viking 1938 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards (one tiny faint spot to cover) with silver lettering on cover, black cloth spine with silver lettering/decoration. No fraying or wear. Hint of slightest fading to edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers with previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 270 pgs. 8vo. Travel. 013719

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Mirrors of the Unseen: Journeys in Iran, Elliot, Jason
103 Mirrors of the Unseen: Journeys in Iran
Elliot, Jason
New York St. Martin's Press 2006 031230191X / 9780312301910 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige boards with gold lettering on spine. Very slight bumping at spine ends. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful black and white photographs. 416 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fascinating journey through the history, land and hidden culture of Iran past and present, by one of the world's most perceptive travelers. 026989

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BAREBACK! - One Man's Journey Along the Pony Express Trail, Ellis, Jerry
104 BAREBACK! - One Man's Journey Along the Pony Express Trail
Ellis, Jerry
New York Delacorte Press 1993 0385305869 / 9780385305860 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean beige paper-covered boards with brown cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean map-decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 308 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Very slight fading to background on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's true tale of our country's past as well as it's present as he travels the original Pony Express Trail by foot, horseback, canoe, wagon train and hitchhiking the 2100 miles across western America. 024773

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105 Across the Great Deserts
Etherton, P. T.
New York/London/Toronto Whittlesey House 1948 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square; one tiny spot of wear to inside front hinge--no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers (illustrated with maps). Small previous owner name and date on back of frontis photograph. 184 pgs. illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has very small shallow chips at top and bottom spine edge, short closed edge tears, a hint of very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An exciting exploration of the three great deserts of the world, the Sahara, the Kalahari and the Gobi. 8vo. Adventure. 015540

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106 You Can't Hardly Get There From Here
Ethridge, Willie Snow
New York Vanguard Press 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Bob Parker, Illustrator 
Very clean blue cloth boards with silver illustration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No fraying, very tiny spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 175 pgs. Very clean, bright dustjacket has tiny chips at spine corners, a few tiny closed edge tears, corner price clip to inside front flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author describes the maelstrom of confusion, schedules, nonschedules, and ticket-tape she has encountered in her exuberant career as lecturer, author, wife, mother and grandmother. Keen humor and sympathy for the constant traveller. 8vo. Travel. 013919

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Seeing The Eastern States, Faris, John T.
107 Seeing The Eastern States
Faris, John T.
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1922 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Light brown cloth boards with blue line border, blue, black and brown illustration of seascape with lighthouse on cover, black lettering and small oval decoration on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Color frontis illustration ("Morning at Seaside Park, New Jersey") with clean tissue guard. Illustrated with many black and white photographic plates throughout. 244 pages with index. Early printing; same date (1922) on title page and copyright page, no additional printings stated. 022300

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The Gardener's Travel Book, Farrington, Edward I.
108 The Gardener's Travel Book
Farrington, Edward I.
Hale, Cushman & Flint 1938 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
"First Printing, December, 1938" in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with yellow lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs throughout. 390 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), clean, with edge and corner chips, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The most interesting points of horticulture in every state of the U.S. with photographs. An interesting history of American gardens, parks, wildflower displays, festivals and flower exhibitions. 024249

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109 Things Chinese and Their Stories
Feibao, Du and Hong Su
Beijing China Travel & Tourism Press 1994 7-5032-1016-8 / 9787503210167 First Soft Cover Near Fine 
Very clean glossy soft-cover book with self-flaps. No chipping, curling or creasing. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 242 pgs. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. An informative book about all the things of China, from food and drink to collectibles, including ceramics and ancient relics; architecture, folk-arts, paintings and more. 5-1/4" x 7-1/4". China. 014932

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Bush Holiday, Fennimore, Stephen
110 Bush Holiday
Fennimore, Stephen
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1949 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Ninon MacKnight, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition. Clean pale green cloth boards with dark brown lettering and whip on spine. No fraying or wear, slight fading to edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 242 pgs. 8vo. Adventure. 009284

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A Hunter's Road: A Journey With Gun and Dog Across the American Uplands, Fergus, Jim
111 A Hunter's Road: A Journey With Gun and Dog Across the American Uplands
Fergus, Jim
New York Henry Holt & Co 1992 0805016198 / 9780805016192 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige boards with brown cloth spine, metallic lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 290 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 17,000 miles in five months, pursuing 21 different game bird species across 24 states with his trusty lab, Sweetzer, the author's journey comes to life on the pages of this book and can be appreciated by anyone who loves nature and good writing. A thoughtful and sometimes troubling exploration of the health and well-being of what remains of the American countryside. 027516

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Old Spain and New Spain, Field, H. M.
112 Old Spain and New Spain
Field, H. M.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1888 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean dark green cloth boards with bright gilt lettering on spine. Gilt top edges. Very light trace of wear at corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean black endpapers. Very light foxing to front fly papers. Clean bright color map frontis. No names, writing or marks. 303 pgs. 8vo. Travel. 007658

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The Measure of Her Powers: An M. F. K. Fisher Reader, Fisher, M. F. K.
113 The Measure of Her Powers: An M. F. K. Fisher Reader
Fisher, M. F. K.
Washington DC Counterpoint 1999 1582430314 / 9781582430317 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing, with full number line, in clean dust jacket. Clean blue boards with gold M.F.K. initials on lower front right corner, blue cloth spine with gold lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with clean blue endpapers. Previous owner inscription on half-title page. Edited by Dominique Gioia; with an Introduciton by Ruth Reichl. 411 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's tales of travel, childhood memories, recipes massacred and perfected, meditations on World War II, and thoughts on cataract surgery--the range of stories in this book is delightful and original. Captivating for those who have never read Fisher's work, and easily appreciated by her many fans. 025853

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As They Were, Fisher, M.F.K.
114 As They Were
Fisher, M.F.K.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1982 0-394-52400-4 / 9780394524009 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, Second Printing. Very clean white boards with clean white cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 261 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight wear and very short closed edge tears at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The enticing places, the memorable (sometimes mysterious) encounters that have lighted her path over the years--interlaced with new reflections and asides. 8vo. Travel. 016162

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Nomad: One Woman's Journey Into the Heart of Africa, Fitzgerald, Mary Anne
115 Nomad: One Woman's Journey Into the Heart of Africa
Fitzgerald, Mary Anne
New York Viking Press 1993 0-670-84846-8 / 9780670848461 First Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Very clean white boards with blue cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Remainder mark on bottom of book. 289 pgs. with glossary. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, no wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Nomad is an incisive account of the author's journeys across sub-Saharan Africa. A riveting mix of political notebook, travel story, and the odyssey to discover her inner self. 8 vo.. Africa. 011125

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116 Barrow's Boys: The Original Extreme Adventures
Fleming, Fergus
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 1998 0-87113-804-2 / 9780871138040 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean black boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, mere hint of wear at spine corners. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 489 pgs. with index. Illustrated. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The breathtaking story of Britain's nineteenth-century program of expeditions to the Arctic, the heart of Africa, and Antarctica. 8vo. Exploration. 009835

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A Naturalist's Wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago - A Narrative of Travel and Exploration, Forbes, Henry O.
117 A Naturalist's Wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago - A Narrative of Travel and Exploration
Forbes, Henry O.
New York Harper & Brothers 1885 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Solid First Edition, 1885. Green silk cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, black stamped lettering on cover, gold stamped lettering on spine. Light soiling to cloth. Tiny spots of wear to corners and top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Chocolate brown endpapers; small chip to top edge of front fixed endpaper, small mark where bookplate had been and has fallen off. Color frontispiece illustration with tissue guard. With numerous illustrations from the author's sketches and descriptions by Mr. John B. Gibbs. All six maps (including fold-outs) are present and in excellent condition. 536 pages with index, plus 4 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 023987

Price: 250.00 USD
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The Hill of Devi, Forster, E. M.
118 The Hill of Devi
Forster, E. M.
New York Harcourt Brace & Co. 1953 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean turquoise cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Clean photo-illustrated endpapers. Very small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of blank fly leaf. 267 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has light to moderate soiling to rear panel, no chips, very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of Forster's two visits to Dewas in India, which strongly influenced his masterpiece "A Passage to India." 8vo. India. 015465

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Walking to Listen - 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story At A Time, Forsthoefel, Andrew
119 Walking to Listen - 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story At A Time
Forsthoefel, Andrew
New York Bloomsbury 2017 1632867001 / 9781632867001 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean bright yellow-gold boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean map-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 371 pages + Bibliography and "About the Author." Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no fading, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. At 23, Andrew Forsthoefel walked out the back door of his home in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, with a backpack, an audio recorder, his copies of Whitman and Rilke, and a sign that read "Walking to Listen." He had just graduated from Middlebury College and was ready to begin his adult life, but he didn't know how. So he decided he'd walk. And listen. It would be a cross-country quest for guidance, and everyone he met would be his guide. 025214

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Across a Darkling Plain: An American's Passage Through the Middle East, Frady, Marshall
120 Across a Darkling Plain: An American's Passage Through the Middle East
Frady, Marshall
New York Harper's Magazine Press/Harper & Row 1971 06-122500-2 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean gold/brown tweed boards with gold cloth spine, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold endpapers with previous owner name on front free endpaper. 199 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one tiny 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Travel through Egypt, Jordan and Israel, lands which have been the unseen landscape of author's childhood and whose scriptural sagas had formed the dramturgy of his own work. Marshall Frady finds between Arabs and Israelis a collision of two ages, a blind grappling of two dialectics, two realities, each barely comprehensible to the other. 8vo. Middle East. 013684

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