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Travel Adventure/Exploration

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Ancestral Britain: Pictorial Guide & Highway Maps
1
Ancestral Britain: Pictorial Guide & Highway Maps
London: A.P.S.O. Ltd.: 1953: Hard Cover: Good: Poor: Top edge is dust-stained. Bumped and a bit of shelf wear. Gift inscription on the front free endpaper. The jacket is chipped and worn and tape repaired. Preserved in a new Mylar Archival cover now. 112 pages, illustrated with black & white photos and highway maps based on Esso Petroleum Company's eight Road Maps of Britain and Ireland. The book's aim is to assist motorists to see the Cathedrals, Abbeys, Palaces, Castles and houses of special interest in England, Scotland, and Wales. A brochure with visiting times for the houses listed is laid in at the back of the book.: 06731: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
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Le monde vivant des atolls: Polynésie française Tuamotu - Gambier
Paris: Musée de l'Homme: 1972: Soft Cover: Near Fine: Very Good: Stiff wraps (soft cover) in pictorial jacket with some edge & corner wear and a few minor chips. Publications de la société des océanistes, No. 28. Natural history of the French Polynesian atolls in the Tuamotu-Gambier archipelagos. Illustrated with numerous color plates, black & white photographs, drawings, and charts. 148 pages. French text.: 00707: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
The Nagel Travel Guide Series: ITALY
3
The Nagel Travel Guide Series: ITALY
Geneva, Switzerland: Nagel Publishers: 1956: Fourth Edition: Hard Cover: Good: Good: Mild shelf wear and rubbing to covers. The dust jacket ha some edge wear and chipping at the spine ends. Protected in a clear Mylar cover now. 753 pages with Alphabetical Index. Illustrated with maps and plans in black and white and a section at the rear of the book that includes 92 plates (color maps and plans). Endpaper maps of Italia. Silk bookmark sewn into the binding. This fourth edition was entirely rewritten. English language text.: 08544: 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
Hachette World Guides: Morocco, Boulanger, Robert
4 Boulanger, Robert
Hachette World Guides: Morocco
Paris: Hachette: 1966: Hard Cover: Near Fine: No Jacket: Dark blue loth with gilt titles, silk bookmark. Boards bowed slightly. Assumed first edition, no additional printings indicated. 450 pages, Index, illustrated, fold-out maps.: 02826: 
Price: 9.50 USD
 
 
5 Cornell, Jimmy
World Cruising Routes
Camden, ME, U.S.A.: International Marine Publishing Company: 1987: 087742246x / 9780877422464: First Edition: Very Good: Very Good: Slightly bumped corners and spine ends. Jacket shows light edgewear, tiny tear at head of spine. Preserved in a protective mylar cover. Comprehensive guide to nearly 300 cruising routes around the world. Essential information winds, currents, regional and seasonal weather. More emphasis is placed on routes in the warmer regions, but routes in the higher latitudes are also extensively covered. The 432-page book is illustrated with 84 maps and diagrams, including the endpapers. A bibliography and index to routes is also included.: 00941: 
Price: 24.00 USD
 
 
Southwards to Geneva: 200 Years of English Travellers, Coulson, Mavis
6 Coulson, Mavis
Southwards to Geneva: 200 Years of English Travellers
Gloucester, England: Alan Sutton: 1988: 0862995094 / 9780862995096: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: Previous ownership greeting inked out on front free endpaper. Also a slight amount of sticker shadow in the top corner. The jacket price-clipped. 154 pages, illustrated with over 80 black & white pictures and eight pages of color. A portrait of Geneva when it was discovered by English visitors between the mid-seventeenth and mid-nineteenth centuries.: 03658: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
A Hug for the Apostle: On Foot from Chartres to Santiago de Compostela, Dennett, Laurie
7 Dennett, Laurie
A Hug for the Apostle: On Foot from Chartres to Santiago de Compostela
Toronto: Macmillan of Canada: 1987: 0771595190 / 9780771595196: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Near Fine: Small nick to the top edge of the rear cover, otherwise about fine and a clean copy in a near fine dust jacket. 228-page account of the author's long walk from Chartres, France to Santiago de Compostela, Spain, following the famous medieval route that has drawn pilgrims for centuries, all in an effort to raise awareness and money for multiple sclerosis. Illustrated with endpaper maps, drawings and photographs.: 08685: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
8 Editors of Outside Magazine
The Best of Outside: The First 20 Years
New York: Villard: 1997: 0375500642 / 9780375500640: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Very Good: Includes the articles that became Into Thin Air, by Jon Krakauer and The Perfect Storm, by Sebastian Junger.: 00126: 
Price: 8.00 USD
 
 
Leningrad: A Short Guide-Book, Elyashkevich, M.L. (Translator)
9 Elyashkevich, M.L. (Translator)
Leningrad: A Short Guide-Book
Russia: 1966: Soft Cover: Very Good: Minor edge wear, small crease to lower corner of front cover. Pocket-size guide book to Leningrad (St. Petersburg), published as the 50th anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution was nearing. Lists many sites of interest and a Glossary of some Russian words used. Includes, naturally, a number of memorials and monuments to Lenin.: 06106: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
10 Ente Nazionale Industrie Turistiche
Italy: Information and Advice to the Tourist for His Holiday in Italy
Rome: 1955: Soft Cover: Good: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall: Corners bumped and rounded, spine scuffed. Cover showing signs of separation, but still very much intact. Illustrated with photograps and a separate, fold-out color map in a pocket at the back of the book. Colorful cover and drawings throughout by the painter Mario Vellani Marchi. 80 pp.: 00691: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Fodor's Modern Guides: Britain in 1952 with Maps, Fodor, Eugene (Editor)
11 Fodor, Eugene (Editor)
Fodor's Modern Guides: Britain in 1952 with Maps
New York: David McKay Company: 1952: Hard Cover: Very Good: No Jacket: Green cloth with gilt lettering. Light reading wear. 318 pages, with Index. Map included in rear pocket. Previous owner travel notes on the front free endpaper, mentions sailing on the original Queen Elizabeth.: 05796: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Climbing High: A Woman's Account of Surviving the Everest Tragedy, Gammelgaard, Lene
12 Gammelgaard, Lene
Climbing High: A Woman's Account of Surviving the Everest Tragedy
Seattle: Seal Press: 1999: 1580050239 / 9781580050234: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: 05116: 
Price: 7.50 USD
 
 
Westward Bound in the Schooner Yankee, Johnson, Captain and Mrs. Irving
13 Johnson, Captain and Mrs. Irving
Westward Bound in the Schooner Yankee
New York: W.W. Norton & Company: 1936: First Edition: Hard Cover: Good: No Jacket: Roland Wentzel: Green cloth with a good bit of rubbing to the spine and edges. Part of the last blank page before the endpapers is torn away. Previous owner bookplate (Richard Baxter Smith) on the verso of the front free endpaper, which he thankfully spared, as the endpapers are illustrated with a nice map of the world voyage that started and ended in Gloucester, Massachusetts. 348 pages, illustrated with black and white photos and drawings.: 09058: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
14 Kawaguchi, Ekai (edited By H.K. Kuloy)
Three Years in Tibet, Bibliotheca Himalayica Series 1, Volume 22
Kathmandu, Nepal: Ratna Pustak Bhandar: 1979: Reprint: Hard Cover: Good: Good: Front hinge cracked at half-title page, otherwise light wear. Jacket has light edge wear and rubbing and is protected in a new archival sleeve. Classic work of Tibetan travel. The Japanese Bhudist monk Kawaguchi traveled in disguise through Nepal, including Mustang and Dolop, large parts of Tibet and Sikkim. 719 pages, illustrated.: 05009: 
Price: 70.00 USD
 
 
The Place Where Souls Are Born : A Journey into the Southwest, Keneally, Thomas; Introduction by Jan Morris
15 Keneally, Thomas; Introduction by Jan Morris
The Place Where Souls Are Born : A Journey into the Southwest
New York: Simon & Schuster: 1992: 0671761048 / 9780671761042: First Edition: Near Fine+: Fine: A fine copy with a hint of wear at the lower corners, from the award-winning author of Schindler's List.: 01026: 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
Nepalese Customs and Manners, Lall, Kesar
16 Lall, Kesar
Nepalese Customs and Manners
Kathmandu, Nepal: Ratna Pustak Bhandar: 1976: First Edition: Stiff Wraps: Very Good: Very Good: Stiff cardboard covers with thin paper jacket pasted to covers. Stated First Edition. 59 pages with index. A concise little book on the ways and customs of the people and other inhabitants of Nepal. Chapters include the following: Common Courtesy; Do's and Dont's; God Days, Bad Days; On Travelling; Cleanliness and Purification; Mainly About Food, Home Cures; Prenatal Care; Child Care; Mainly About Flora; Animals, Birds, Reptiles, and Insects; Fortune Telling; Signs and Omens; Of Numbers; The World of the Spirits; and Miscellaneous.: 01969: 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
History, People and Places in Languedoc-Roussillon, Lands, Neil
17 Lands, Neil
History, People and Places in Languedoc-Roussillon
Buckinghamshire, England: Spurbooks: 1976: 0904978001 / 9780904978001: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Good: Light shelf wear to book, jacket rubbed and edge-worn. 159 pages with Bibliography and Index. Black & white photos illustrate the text. Endpaper maps of Languedoc-Roussillon. A guide for travelers to the South of France between the Pyrenees and the Rhone.: 06470: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Le Chareau de Vizille et Napoleon a Laffrey, Lesbros, Henri
18 Lesbros, Henri
Le Chareau de Vizille et Napoleon a Laffrey
France: Arthaud: 1963: Soft Cover: Very Good: 60 pages, illustrated. Table of illustrations at rear of book. Ouvrage illustre de 45 heliogravures. Carte de la region.: 06577: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Mount Cook Holiday, Magurk, John
19 Magurk, John
Mount Cook Holiday
Wellington: A.H. & A.W. Reed: 1972: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Very Good: Brief gift inscription at top of half-title page. Several small edge tears to the jacket. Thirty-two pages with pictorial endpapers and black & white and color illustrations from author artist Magurk. Mount Cook and Mount Cook national Park, New Zealand.: 04821: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
20 Mason, Theodore K.
On the Ice in Antarctica
New York: Dodd, Mead: 1978: 0396075355 / 9780396075356: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Very Good: 05655: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 

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