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The World Encompassed An Exhibition of the History of Maps

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Trustees of the Walters Art Gallery: 1952

Seller ID: 8079


There is a taped tear along the top front, several chips and scuffs, one torn corner. Interior is VG, clean with minor corner wear. Spine has one very light crease; book is square and securely bound. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Unpaginated pages; This is a catalog from an exhibition of the history of maps at the Baltimore Museum of Art in 1952. Laid in are several items from or about the mseum, a Rand McNally Christmas greeting and a card from the map room of the Brit... View more info

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A Pictorial and Descriptive Guide to Weymouth, Portland, Dorchester, Lulworth, Swanage, Sherborne, Etc.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Company , Limited: 1918

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 9131


Red cloth over flexible cardboard is peeling at the corners and wrinkled, spine sunned, book is cocked, interior puled at a few of the signatures, but intact. The 2 fold out maps are present and in VG condition except for a 1" tear on the front map. Interior is slightly toned, no foxing. A former owner's name is written in ink on the front. ; B & W photos, maps; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 124 +94pp ads pages; While the descriptions of these resort towns in Dorset, U... View more info

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Asprey's Gazetteer of the World

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Asprey and Company, Ltd.: N.D.

Seller ID: 9978


Blue cloth with black leather backstrip. Some edge and corner wear including much scuffing on the edges and extremities of the backstrip. Some damage at top of spine . Book is square and securely bound. ; 32mo 4" - 5" tall; 726 pages; Small, travel-sized gazetteer of the world, designed for easy use while travelling. Title page indicates that this printing was done for Abercrombie and Fitch in New York. View more info

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The American Guide

By: Alsberg, Henry

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1949

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 5798


Book has dark blue covers with gilt titles. Light, general aging along with lightly bumped corners and light wear along bottom edge. Square and securely bound . Jacket has chunks missing and some rather large tears. F to P. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 1348 pages; Mile by mile descriptions of trips on US Highways ca. 1950. View more info

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The Rabun County Outdoors Companion

By: Boyd, Brian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Clayton, Fern Creek Press: 1999

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 15016


Book has only very light shelf wear. Excellent guide to hikes and other activities in Rabun County Georgia, which borders North and South Carolina in the North Georgia mountains and was the setting for the movie, Deliverance. ; B&W Photographs and Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 104 pages View more info

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Around about America

By: Caldwell, Erskine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Strauss and Company: 1864

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 9354


Gray cloth with beige backstrap. Lettering on front and spine in red and blue. Book has light, general wear and aging. It is square and securely bound. Jacket has mild edge and corner wear and some very light age toning. ; Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages; Pesonalized tour of America by the ever-interesting Caldwell. View more info

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America is O. K. by Me Being an Account of the Travels of an Englishwoman in the United States

By: Carlota

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York City, The Dial Press: 1940

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7046


The book has only light wear and aging. Book is square and securely bound. The dustjacket has edge and corner wear with some small chips. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 175 pages; This is an interesting travel book by an Englishwoman who visited the US as WWII was beginning. This copy is somewhat unusual because it has a dustjacket and because the inscription on the ffep is to Graham Jackson. Jackson was a famous African - American musician who is most remembered from the ... View more info

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Everest: Mountain without Mercy

By: Coburn, Broughton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, National Geographic Society: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14785


Book is about new with almost imperceptible shelf wear. Jacket has some minor surface blemishes, particularly at front bottom right corner. Introduction by Tim Cahill. Afterword by David Breashers. This book was done as a companion to National Geographics Imax film on Everest. However, the expedition accurred at the same time that eight climbers were killed on Everest. Magnificent photographs and a harrowing story. Large volume may require extra postage. ; Color Photogra... View more info

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Scenic Chattanooga and Beyond: A Guide for Photographers and Everyone Who Enjoys Nature

By: Cory, Pat and Tom

Price: $15.00

Publisher: (Chattanooga), Marmot Valley Publishing: 1999

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15010


Book appears to be new and unread except for a light, vertical crease along front spine edge, probably where book was opened for authors to sign. The Cory's are well-known photographers in the Chattanooga area. This is an exceptional guide to natural areas near that city. Signed by both authors on title page. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 278 pages; Signed by All Authors View more info

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Chattanooga Landmarks: Exploring the History of the Scenic City

By: Crutchfield, Jennifer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charleston, The History Press: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition, Stated; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 15011


Book appears unread but has a ding and crease on front upper right corner along with a stain on the foresge of the lower right corner. This is an excellent guide to the history of and historic sites in Chattanooga. Signed in initials with inscription on the half-title page. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 158 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Georgia Walks: Discovery Hikes through the Peach State's Natural and Human History

By: Davis, Ren and Helen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Peachtree Publishers: 2001

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 15015


This book has only very light shelf wear. Interesting guide to walks in Georgia, many in towns and cities. ; B&W Illustrations and Maps; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 439 pages View more info

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Weird Minnesota: Your Travel Guide to Minnesota's Local Legends and Best Kept Secrets

By: Dregni, Eric

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Sterling Publishing Co.: 2006

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14565


Signed by author on title page. Book is as new. Jacket is the same except for tiny bumps on a couple of corners. Minnesota gets the Weird America treatment. ; Color and B&W Photographs; Square Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 252 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Cherokee Heritage Trails Guide

By: Duncan, Barbara R. and Brett H. Riggs

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press with The Museum of the Cherokee Indian: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15009


Book has very light shelf wear. Appears new and unread. Excellent guide to Cherokee-related sites, mainly in North Carolina, but including Tennessee and Georgia. ; Color Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 368 pages View more info

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A Random Record of Travel During Fifty Years

By: Foulke, William Dudley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press1925: 1925

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12412


Green cloth with gilt titles on spine. Book has some edge, corner and surface wear along with a hole in the front foredge that may be insect damage or some sort of gouge. The interior pages (69-154) are affected in the margin only. A few pages in the rear have the top right corner torn away, once agin affecting only margin, no text. Book is square and binding is secure. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 241 pages; Foulke, a New York man of letters, wrote accounts of his world... View more info

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Official Guide Roadside America : the World's Greatest Indoor Miniature Village

By: Gieringer Family

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Shartlesville, Roadside America: 1960

Seller ID: 11577


Six-fold, twelve-panel pamphlet unfolds to show and tell all about Roadside America. The pamphlet has some light wear and aging. ; Color and B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 12 pages; Roadside America is one of the premier, unusual attractions in the US. This tourism folder seems to date from around 1960, based on the attire of children in some of the photos. View more info