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Beach Holidays from Portugal to Israel, Bernarde, Melvin and Anita
21 Beach Holidays from Portugal to Israel
Bernarde, Melvin and Anita
New York Dodd Mead 1974 0-396-06891-X / 9780396068914 First 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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Kalahari, Bjerre, Jens
22 Kalahari
Bjerre, Jens
New York Hill and Wang 1960 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First American edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean gold cloth boards with blue lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight and hinges are sound - no cracking. Illustrated with map, amazing full color and black and white photographs. 227 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine ends, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. First published in Denmark by Carit Andersens Forlag under the title, Kalahari Atomtidens Stenalder, this is the first American edition. 027792

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The Last Cannibals, Bjerre, Jens
23 The Last Cannibals
Bjerre, Jens
New York William Morrow 1957 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Translated from the Danish by Estrid Bannister. Green cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold decorative stripe on black portion of cover, gold lettering on spine. Some fading to green edges. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean map-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with many black and white plates. 192 pages. Clean dust jacket has very small chip at upper rear spine corner, very slight edge wear, not price clipped; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A famous young Danish explorer's vivid personal account of day-by-day life among the primitive tribes of Australia and New Guinea. 027012

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Daisy Bates in the Desert: A Woman's Life Among the Aborigines, Blackburn, Julia
24 Daisy Bates in the Desert: A Woman's Life Among the Aborigines
Blackburn, Julia
New York Pantheon Books 1994 0679420010 / 9780679420019 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige boards with gold author's initials on front cover, black cloth spine, gold stamped lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 232 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The true story of Daisy Bates, who in 1913 when she was fifty-four years old, went to live in the deserts of South Australia. 027861

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25 Travels of a White Elephant
Blake, W. T.
New York Taplinger Publishing Company 1960 First 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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High Heaven, Boell, Jaques
26 High Heaven
Boell, Jaques
London Paul Elek 1947 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean hardcover book with original unclipped dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with stamped white lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. Illustrated with awesome black and white photographs. Introduction by Francois Mauriac. 128 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny edge nicks and very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A superbly written r3ecord of mountain climbing in the French DAUPHINE. Illustrated with the author's own photographs. 026450

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Literary Lodgings, Borish, Elaine
27 Literary Lodgings
Borish, Elaine
London Constable and Company 1984 0-09-465180-9 / 9780094651807 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean black boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers with no writing or marks. Dustjacket is not price clipped and is bright and clean, unchipped, no tears. 249 pgs. with index. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author introduces the reader to the delights of nearly forty hotels in Britain which were once the haunts of famous writers and where the reader can now actually stay. 8vo. Travel/adventure. 014248

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Boswell on the Grand Tour: Germany and Switzerland, 1764, Boswell (Frederick A. Pottle, Editor)
28 Boswell on the Grand Tour: Germany and Switzerland, 1764
Boswell (Frederick A. Pottle, Editor)
London William Heinemann, Ltd. 1953 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, "First Published 1953" on copyright page, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with small gold falcon decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with black and white plates. 353 pages with index. Clean jacket has one 1" closed tear to rear spine fold, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028263

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Boswell in Holland 1763-1764 - Including His Correspondence With Belle De Zuylen (Zelide), Boswell, James (Edited by Frederick A. Pottle)
29 Boswell in Holland 1763-1764 - Including His Correspondence With Belle De Zuylen (Zelide)
Boswell, James (Edited by Frederick A. Pottle)
New York McGraw-Hill 1952 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue boards with dark blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with map-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Edited by Frederick A. Pottle, Sterling Professor of English, Yale University. Black and white illustrations. 433 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Part of The Yale Editions of The Private Papers of James Boswell. 028264

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The Soul of Egypt - The Charm and Needs of the Land of the Nile, Boutros, Allison Douglas
30 The Soul of Egypt - The Charm and Needs of the Land of the Nile
Boutros, Allison Douglas
London Marshall, Morgan & Scott 1936 Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Hardcover book in original dust jacket, inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Illustrated with black and white drawings. Clean brown cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Some foxing to pages throughout. No previous owner markings. Author inscription in pencil on front free endpaper: "The Lottie Young Circle - with the Author's grateful appreciation - Allison D. Boutros." 126 pages. Illustrated dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, hint of very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024720

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The Shelbourne Hotel, Bowen, Elizabeth
31 The Shelbourne Hotel
Bowen, Elizabeth
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1951 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
"First American Edition" (so stated) in dust jacket. Clean green and white paper and cloth covered boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Two previous owner names on front free endpaper; note on introductory page neatly penned "Met the above author after she talked here at Hobart." Illustrated with wonderful black and white photographs of the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin. 240 pages. Dust jacket has 1/4" chipping at top spine edge, additional edge wear and age-toning. Price clip at top corner of front inside flap. Photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023606

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Westward From Rio, Bowman, Heath and Stirling Dickinson
32 Westward From Rio
Bowman, Heath and Stirling Dickinson
Chicago/New York Willett, Clark & Co. 1936 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine, illustration of palm trees on spine. Fraying to cloth at top edge of spine; wear to two lower corner tips. Hint of fading to spine and board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED by both authors on half-title page. Clean illustrated endpapers (small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper). Illustrated with 100 block prints. 351 pgs. Large 8vo. Adventure. 012801

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Man Eater Motel - And Other Stops on the Railway to Nowhere: An East African Traveler's Nighbook, Boyles, Denis
33 Man Eater Motel - And Other Stops on the Railway to Nowhere: An East African Traveler's Nighbook
Boyles, Denis
New York Ticknor and Fields 1991 0-395-58082-X / 9780395580820 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean beige boards (one tiny small faint spot on lower edge of front board), clean brown cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Maps on endpapers. Illustrated with photographs. 253 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "Denis Boyles tells the truth about Africa, something few modern writers do. He tells the truth about Africa in a way no one has dared to since Evelyn Waugh. And he faced very real dangers looking for that truth. Neither his courage nor his humor failed him." - P. J. O'Rourke 8 vo.. Adventure. 011044

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Third Class World - A Roving Philosopher Observes the Common Man, Bradshaw, Marion J.
34 Third Class World - A Roving Philosopher Observes the Common Man
Bradshaw, Marion J.
Bangor, Maine Marion J. Bradshaw 1938 Deluxe Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
Deluxe Limited Edition (this being number 487 of five hundred copies) SIGNED by the author and in original dust jacket. Clean, unfaded black cloth boards with gold decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Errata sheet laid in. With one hundred twenty full page reproductions of the author's photographs and five itinerary maps. Photographs are gorgeous, clean and sharp, and are accompanied by clean printed tissue guards. 269 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, and enclosed in archival quality removable mylar. Printed with the finest materials and containing full page photos of unusual beauty, this highly readable illustrated travelogue covers author's diverse travels around the world from Japan to Moscow to the Himalayas and beyond. As a visiting philosopher, he gets the people's views and reactions to foreign exploitation and their thoughts on religion as he mingles with the low castes of India, the coolies of China, and the poor of Japan. Dr. Bradshaw observes life as he found it among the people, and reported it faithfully without a preconceived agenda. 023463

Price: 60.00 USD
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Virginia Woolf's London, Brewster, Dorothy
35 Virginia Woolf's London
Brewster, Dorothy
London George Allen and Unwin 1959 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean turquoise cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (very slight browning to endpapers). Jacket is not price clipped (15s.net on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A literary sightseeing tour of London by scholar and critic Dr. Dorothy Brewster, who shows how Virginia Woolf used London as atmosphere, theme, and even motivating force throughout her writing. 022846

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The Majic Bus: An American Odyssey, Brinkley, Douglas
36 The Majic Bus: An American Odyssey
Brinkley, Douglas
Harcourt Brace 1993 0151556946 / 9780151556946 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean white boards with bright blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean map-illustrated endpapers - very small previous owner name and date neatly printed in corner of half-title page, very inconspicuous. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 513 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The travel adventures of a young history professor takes seventeen undergraduates across America in a learning-adventure-on-wheels, where the students learn by seeing and doing. The class visits 30 states and ten national parks, reads twelve books by great American writers, they see Bob Dylan in Seattle, gamble at a Vegas casino, dance to Bourbon Street jazz in New Orleans...and so much more. 027515

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Away to the Gaspe, Brinley, Gordon
37 Away to the Gaspe
Brinley, Gordon
Garden City, NY Garden City Publishing 1940 Reprint Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Reprint edition (1940) in original dust jacket. Very clean yellow-gold cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No previous owner markings. Illustrated by Putnam Brinley. 200 pages. Dust jacket has slight edge wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Delightful guide to the East coast of Quebec. 023833

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Maps & Dreams, Brody, Hugh
38 Maps & Dreams
Brody, Hugh
New York Pantheon 1982 0-394-52104-8 / 9780394521046 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean beige boards with brown cloth spine, dark brown lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. No names, writing or bookplates. Small remainder mark to top page edges. 297 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, no chips, very light edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Eighteen-month journey into the Canadian sub-arctic, exploring the culture of the native people as well as the geography. 8 vo.. Adventure. 007860

Price: 12.00 USD
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Hell Of A Place To Lose A Cow: An American Hitchhiking Odyssey, Brookes, Tim
39 Hell Of A Place To Lose A Cow: An American Hitchhiking Odyssey
Brookes, Tim
Washington DC Adventure Press / National Geographic Society 2000 0792276833 / 9780792276838 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean white boards with blue cloth spine, 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 endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with color photographs. 308 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderful cross-country American hitchhiking adventure by a regular essayist on National Public Radio's "Weekend Edition." 025103

Price: 15.00 USD
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Sunshot - Peril And Wonder in the Gran Desierto (The Southwest Center Series), Broyles, Bill
40 Sunshot - Peril And Wonder in the Gran Desierto (The Southwest Center Series)
Broyles, Bill
Tucson, Arizona University of Arizona Press 2006 0816525242 / 9780816525249 First Paperback 
Beautiful large trade paperback with French flaps. Text by Bill Broyles. Photographs by Michael P. Berman. No fading, chipping or creasing. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small stamp mark at lower corner of half-title page: "Donated by the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute's Nature Writing Award Program." No other marks. Illustrated with gorgeous photographs throughout. 245 pages. Over the years, Bill Broyles has ventures into the sunshot territory of Northern Mexico, slogged across its salt flats and sand dunes, defied its deadly heat. These are his essays into the heart of a forbidding but beautiful land. Michael Berman's stark black and white photographs capture the desolate beauty of the desert while conveying a sense of Broyles' adventures. Gleaned from more than 4,000 images shot with a large-format camera, these exquisite photographs translate the desert's formidle monotone into finely-tuned sudies of light and represent some of the best photos ever taken of this mysterious region. 025684

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