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Views of Los Angeles and Vicinity

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: H.M. Mosher: 1904

Seller ID: 2208481


Wrappers lightly creased, faint stain to bottom edge of pages, ink note on front flyleaf, a few captions in pencil. 1904 Soft Cover. Unpaginated. Black-and-white photographs of various places in and around Los Angeles, California. View more info

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Guide to Historic Plymouth, Massachusetts: Localities and Objects of Interest (Illustrated)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Rogers Print: 1964

Seller ID: 2266374


Spine faintly creased. 1964 Small Softcover. 70 pp. A guide to Plymouth, Massachusetts, illustrated with black-and-white images. View more info

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Los Angeles: Sunrise to Sunset

By: Blair, Dain

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Immaginare Press: 2014

Seller ID: 2260178


No jacket, sticker on rear board. 2014 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. A beautiful Los Angeles Photography book. From sunrise to sunset by photographer, Dain Blair. View more info

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Gentleman's Progress: The Itinerarium of Dr. Alexander Hamilton, 1744

By: Bridenbaugh, Carl

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of North Carolina Press: 1948

Seller ID: 2265051


No jacket, spine faintly toned. 1948 Hard Cover. In the summer of 1744, a young physician named Alexander Hamilton set out from Annapolis, Maryland on a journey which would take him north as far as Maine. He visited cities, villages and taverns along the Atlantic coast, recording his humorous observations in a diary, which is reprinted here. View more info

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Roadless Area

By: Brooks, Paul

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1951119


First edition. Very good in good jacket. Owner bookplate on half-title page, jacket price clipped, jacket toned, jacket edges rubbed with some loss along top edge. 1964 Hard Cover. xiii, 259, [1] pp. 8vo. The thirty-third book to win the John Burroughs Medal for excellence in natural history. The adventures of a man and wife in the American wilderness and other remote places, from the Alaskan tundra to the game reserves of East Africa. View more info

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California Missions: A Guide to the Historic Trails of the Padres

By: Brown, Karl F.; Newcomb, Rexford (Foreword)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City Publishing Co., Inc., New York: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1836429


First edition. Small light stain on base of rear board, pencil gift note on front endpaper. 1939 Hard Cover. 64 pp. Original red cloth, elaborate gilt decorations & titles, black & white photographs mounted on front board. A collection of seventy-eight photographs of churches, chapels, and other elements of twenty-three California missions, with a map showing their locations, and a timeline in order of their founding. View more info

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The Four Corners: Timeless Lands of the Southwest

By: Bryant, Kathleen

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Cooper Square Publishers: 1993

Seller ID: 1643889


Top corner bumped causing 1/4 inch tear. 1993 Large Softcover. 64 pp. Beginning where Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Utah meet, this visual journey spirals through the enchantingly beautiful landscape that is home to America's most traditional cultures. The vivid and entertaining text strikes a perfect balance with the awe-inspiring images of a land shaped by time and steeped in legend. View more info

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail

By: Bryson, Bill

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Broadway Books: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2260288


Reprint. Jacket spine and front panel faded. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 276 pp. 8vo. 'Back in America after twenty years in Britain, Bill Bryson decided to reacquaint himself with his native country by walking the 2,100-mile Appalachian Trail, which stretches from Georgia to Maine. The AT offers an astonishing landscape of silent forests and sparkling lakes--and to a writer with the comic genius of Bill Bryson, it also provides endless... View more info

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A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail

By: Bryson, Bill

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Broadway Books: 1998

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2261573


Book club edition. An exceptional copy. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 276 pp. 8vo. 'Back in America after twenty years in Britain, Bill Bryson decided to reacquaint himself with his native country by walking the 2,100-mile Appalachian Trail, which stretches from Georgia to Maine. The AT offers an astonishing landscape of silent forests and sparkling lakes--and to a writer with the comic genius of Bill Bryson, it also provides endless oppo... View more info

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New York Breweries

By: Bryson, Lew

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Stackpole Books: 2003

Seller ID: 2205748


A very nice copy. 2003 Trade Paperback. xx, 251 pp. A guide to 54 regional breweries, microbreweries, and brewpubs in New York. Bryson, who covered the breweries of another mid-Atlantic state in his previous book, Pennsylvania Breweries, focuses here on beermaking in the Empire State. His helpful and entertaining guide divides the state into seven geographical regions, such as Suburbia by the Sea: Long Island, The Big Hop: New York City, and Touched by a Glacier: The Fin... View more info

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A Journey through the Genesee Country, Finger Lakes Region and Mohawk Valley from Patrick Campbell's Travels in the Interior Inhabited Parts of North America in the Years 1791 and 1792.

By: Campbell, Patrick; Clune, Henry W. (Introduction); Volz, Robert L. (Preface)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Friends of The University of Rochester Libraries: 1978

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 1982428


Includes publisher's slipcase. Slipcase faintly soiled. 1978 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 17, [71] pp. Hardcover in publisher's slipcase with marbled paper label, gilt titles. Maps on endpapers. Introduction by Henry W. Clune and preface by Robert L. Volz written specially for this edition. Frontispiece of author, two copper plate engravings. 1978 lithographed facsimile of 1793 original - Sabin 10264: a curious and entertaining book. 'The aut... View more info

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A Journey through the Genesee Country, Finger Lakes Region and Mohawk Valley from Patrick Campbell's Travels in the Interior Inhabited Parts of North America in the Years 1791 and 1792

By: Campbell, Patrick; Clune, Henry W. (Introduction); Volz, Robert L. (Preface)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Friends of The University of Rochester Libraries: 1978

Seller ID: 2196603


Includes slipcase. No jacket. 1978 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 17, [71] pp. Hardcover in publisher's slipcase with marbled paper label, gilt titles. Maps on endpapers. Introduction by Henry W. Clune and preface by Robert L. Volz written specially for this edition. Frontispiece of author, two copper plate engravings. 1978 lithographed facsimile of 1793 original - Sabin 10264: a curious and entertaining book. 'The author set out from the Highl... View more info

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The Hudson (The Rivers of America)

By: Carmer, Carl; Skinner, Constance Lindsay

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated: 1939

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2203568


2nd printing. Corners stained, jacket spine head and foot chipped, jacket price clipped. 1939 Hard Cover. xii, 434 pp., plus Rivers And American Folk by Constance Lindsay Skinner ([11 pp.]). Illustrated endpapers. Part of the popular Rivers of America series, this volume by the popular author of Stars Fell on Alabama and Listen for a Lonesome Drum. Woodcut illustration on title page, map precedes text, illustrated endpapers. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Carl Carmer (October 16, 189... View more info

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The Hudson (The Rivers of America)

By: Carmer, Carl; Skinner, Constance Lindsay

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart, Incorporated: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264297


First edition. Very good in good jacket. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, article on Rochester's Genesee Falls laid in, jacket edges rubbed with a few tiny tears, small surface tear on jacket spine base. 1939 Hard Cover. xii, 434 pp., plus Rivers And American Folk by Constance Lindsay Skinner ([11 pp.]). 8vo. Illustrated endpapers. Part of the popular Rivers of America series, this volume by the popular author of Stars Fell on Alabama and Listen for a Lonesome Drum. Wo... View more info

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A Tour Guide to the Civil War: The Complete State-by-State Guide to Battlegrounds, Landmarks, Museums, Relics, and Sites

By: Cromie, Alice

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Rutledge Hill Press, Nashville, Tennessee: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2181945


Reprint. Remainder mark. 1990 Trade Paperback. xvi, 320 pp. An ideal travel companion and short course in Civil War history, it provides fascinating details about the battles, events, people, and places associated with the Civil War in the 48 contiguous states and the District of Columbia. Illustrated with Civil War era engravings, it also contains maps for each state and provides detailed travel directions. View more info

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Richmond Battlefields (National Park Service Historical Handbook Series, No. 33)

By: Cullen, Joseph P.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: National Park Service: 1961

Seller ID: 2262503


Quarter-inch by half-inch surface tear on front wrapper, wrapper edges lightly toned. 1961 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. 46 pp. A tourism guide for those visiting Richmond who would like to visit the battlefields surrounding the city. CONTENTS: I. Richmond; II. The Army of the Potomac; Part One: The Peninsula Campaign, Summer 1862: On to Richmond, Up the Peninsula, Drewry's Bluff, Seven Pines (Fair Oaks), Lee Takes Command, The Seven Days... View more info

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Battle Road: Birthplace of the American Revolution - A Guide to Minute Man National Historical Park

By: Cullen, Maurice R.; Rich, Howard L.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Chatham Press, Inc.: 1970

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2048781


First paperback printing. Lightly rubbed, edge of back cover foxed. 1970 Trade Paperback. 47 pp. A guide to Minute Man National Historical Park, and its role in the American Revolution. Illustrations and maps throughout. View more info

Image for Your Land, Our Land: Two Centuries of American Words and Images from the Regions of the National Archives

Your Land, Our Land: Two Centuries of American Words and Images from the Regions of the National Archives

By: Dodd, Monroe; Burnes, Brian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kansas City Star Books: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202737


First edition. A fine copy.Fine. 2009 Large Hardcover. 240 pp. In the National Archives' regional collections is kept the story of our disputes and our agreements, our struggles and our victories, the images of ourselves, our families, our cities and our culture.They are the inspiration and the basis of Your Land, Our Land: Two centuries of American Words and Images from the Regions of the National Archives.For this volume, Archives staffers in each of the 13 regions po... View more info

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Marcus Whitman, M.D.: Pioneer and Martyr

By: Drury, Clifford Merrill

Price: $65.00

Publisher: The Caxton Printers, Ltd.: 1937

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2265347


Limited edition, #494 of 500 copies. Signed twice by author: once on limitation page, and again on the half-title page with an inscription to a friend: To Dr. Cornelius J. Brosnan, authority on Northwest History, teacher of youth, scholar, and friend, this book is inscribed by the author with best wishes, Clifford M. Drury, June 8. 1938'. Edges lightly rubbed with bottom fore-edge corners exposed, Brosnan's name in pencil on front endpaper. 1937 Hard Cover. 473, [3] pp. ... View more info

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A Thru-Hiker's Heart: Tales of the Pacific Crest Trail

By: Echols, Ray

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Tuolumne Press: 2009

Seller ID: 2199777


Light wear. 2009 Trade Paperback. xvi, 224 pp. The Pacific Crest Trail connects the mountain tops that run 2,650-miles from Mexico to Canada at the edge of a continent. A Thru-Hiker's Heart tells the tales of the five month trip that some consider more challenging and life-changing than climbing Mount Everest. But this is not the typical book about hiking--miles, bugs and blisters. In a vivid and insightful voice, Ray Echols tell us the stories of encounters with hikers ... View more info

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Take a Hike! Family Walks in the Rochester Area

By: Freeman, Rich & Sue

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Footprint Press: 1997

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197682


Signed by authors with inscription: To Warren & Karen. Welcome to Rochester. Here's some trails for you to enjoy. Sue Freeman, Rich Freeman.. 1997 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 192 pp. The walks, rambles, strolls, and hikes in this book are designed for people who delight in exploring unique or little-known places. The trails lead through forests, fields, marshes, and hills where you can enjoy the natural world. This book will help you le... View more info

Take a Paddle: Finger Lakes New York Quiet Water for Canoes & Kayaks

By: Freeman, Rich & Sue

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Footprint Press: 2004

Seller ID: 2267290


A fine copy. 2004 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 288 pp. A Comprehensive Paddling Guide to Flat-Water Ponds, Lakes, Streams and Rivers in the Finger Lakes Region of New York. Slide the bow of your canoe or kayak across the shore of a grass-lined pond or the gravel shore of a stream. Dip your paddle into the cool, still water and glide downstream to enjoy the solitude and explore hidden pools and alcoves. Perhaps circumnavigate an island, s... View more info

Take a Hike! Family Walks in the Finger Lakes and Genesee Valley Region

By: Freeman, Rich & Sue

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Footprint Press: 1999

Edition: Signed Copy

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2267291


Signed by both authors. Autographed Copy sticker on front wrapper, minor water stain to bottom page corners of first few pages, very faint stain to top page corners of last few pages. 1999 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 264 pp. The walks, rambles, strolls, and hikes in this book are designed for people who delight in exploring unique or little-known places. The trails lead through forests, fields, marshes, hills, and bogs where you can enj... View more info

The Missouri Expedition, 1818-1820: The Journal of Surgeon John Gale with Related Documents (The American Exploration and Travel Series)

By: Gale, John; Nichols, Roger L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2082470


First edition. Jacket spine faded. Very Good. 1969 Hard Cover. xxvii, 145 pp. 8vo. An early 19th century travel journal written by John Gale, a surgeon who accompanied one of three expeditions (Missouri, Mississippi, and Scientific) designed by Secretary of War John C. Calhoun to established army posts to decrease conflict between fur traders and the Plains Indians. Edited with an introduction by Roger L. Nichols. View more info

Image for Scenes from Every Land. Over Five Hundred Photographic Views, Embracing the Most Beautiful and Famous Palaces, Cathedrals, Churches, Monuments, and Statues of the Old World; Feudal Castles, Heathen Temples, and the Classic Ruins of Italy, Egypt, Sinai and the Holy Land, together with the Masterpieces of Sculpture and Painting in the Art Galleries of Europe. A Photographic Panorama of the World, Giving Exquisite Views of Mountain, Lake, River, Forest and Ocean Scenery in every country; Instantaneous Photographs of Street Scenes in the Great Cities, and Objects of Natural Curiosity, Artistic Beauty and Sublimity everywhere. Designed to take the place of an Extended Tour of the World.

Scenes from Every Land. Over Five Hundred Photographic Views, Embracing the Most Beautiful and Famous Palaces, Cathedrals, Churches, Monuments, and Statues of the Old World; Feudal Castles, Heathen Temples, and the Classic Ruins of Italy, Egypt, Sinai and the Holy Land, together with the Masterpieces of Sculpture and Painting in the Art Galleries of Europe. A Photographic Panorama of the World, Giving Exquisite Views of Mountain, Lake, River, Forest and Ocean Scenery in every country; Instantaneous Photographs of Street Scenes in the Great Cities, and Objects of Natural Curiosity, Artistic Beauty and Sublimity everywhere. Designed to take the place of an Extended Tour of the World.

By: Hale, Edward Everett; Mabie, Hamilton W.; Gladden, Washington; Conover, Charlotte Reeve; Payne, C.H.; Conwell, Russell; Breckinridge, Wm. C.P.; Scovel, S.F.; Watterson, Henry; Whitsitt, William Heth; Stuckenburg, J.H.W.; Reeve, Mary Sherborn; Knox, Thoma

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Mast, Crowell & Kirkpatrick / Bryan, Taylor & Co.: 1893

Seller ID: 2265804


Hinges weakening, free endpapers lightly creased. 1893 Large Hardcover. xx, 400, [2] pp. Oblong. 11 1/8 x 14 1/2. A profusely illustrated tour of the world, featuring numerous black-and-white photographs, with descriptions of scenes by various writers, and an introduction by Lew Wallace. The majority of the text and images are dedicated to European countries, but the Middle East, Asia and Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and the Americas are also included, with sp... View more info

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Richard Halliburton's Complete Book of Marvels: The Occident; The Orient

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1941

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2266383


First thus. Boards a bit soiled, ink gift note on front flyleaf. 1941 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 314; 316 pp. Photo-illustrated endpapers. A one-volume reissue of two of Halliburton's famous travelogues, including The Occident and The Orient. Richard Halliburton (9 January 1900 – presumed dead after 24 March 1939) was an American traveler, adventurer, and author. Best known today for having swum the length of the Panama Canal and paying t... View more info

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Louisiana: A Guide to the State (American Guide Series, Illustrated)

By: Hansen, Harry

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hastings House: 1971

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2204398


Former library copy, usual marks.Former library copy, usual marks. 1971 Hard Cover. xxxiii, 711 pp. The great changes described in this Guide are much more than the conversion of farms into city subdivisions. They include the phenomenal recovery of oil and natural gas from the depths of the Gulf of Mexico; the modernizing of ocean shipping; the extension of educational facilities to adults and remote places; the foundation of a vast petrochemical industry. The Internatio... View more info

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Frontier Life, or Scenes and Adventures in the South West.

By: Hardman, Francis [Frederick]; [Sealsfield, Charles]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Miller, Orton & Mulligan.: 1855

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2172323


Early reprint. Boards soiled, edges rubbed, 1/2 inch internal chip from spine, front free endpaper removed, a few pages lightly stained or soiled. 1855 Hard Cover. 376, [6] pp. 8vo. A collection of writings on the American frontier which, according to the preface, 'are based upon the German works of Charles Sealsfield.' Author's name listed as Francis Hardman on title page, and Frederick Hardman after preface. Sabin 30344. Includes: Adventures in Louisiana; Adventures in... View more info

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Mississippi Solo: A River Quest

By: Harris, Eddy L.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Perennial Library / Harper & Row: 1989

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 1818060


1994 4th printing. Pages lightly toned. 1989 Trade Paperback. 250 pp. Never having canoed before, and with the loan of a friend's boat, Eddy L. Harris sets out to row the length of the Mississippi River--alone. Beautifully captured is the river's culture, the character of its people, as well as a man's remarkable spirit. View more info

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PrairyErth: (A Deep Map)

By: Heat Moon, William Least

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2204396


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy.Jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1991 Hard Cover. 624 pp. Maps on endpapers. Eight years in the making--a new American classic from the author of Blue Highways. William Least Heat-Moon's genius in PrairyErth lies in constructing a deep map of the Great Plains by penetrating time and space within a tiny portion of it: Chase County, Kansas. This story of Chase County's history, legends, heroes, and its extra... View more info