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Adams, Noah.   FAR APPALACHIA: FOLLOWING THE NEW RIVER NORTH  
New York: Delacorte Press, 2001. 1st ed. 238 pages. Hardcover. 0385320108 0-385-32010-8. Traveling the length of the New River by bicycle, canoe, foot, and white-water raft, exploring the natural beauty, history, and the local characters.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # B9659. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Aerofilms, .   YORKSHIRE FROM THE AIR  
London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1989. 1st ed. 160 pages. Hardcover. 0712620621 0-7126-2062-1. Over 150 color photos traveling over Yorkshire in a circular pattern make an impressive and unusual portrait of the region.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked, in a crisp Dj. # A9756. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Andrews, Nick.   DEATH BY GOLD (SIGNED)  
Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2005. 1st ed. 428 pages. Paperback. 1420863932 1420863932. Semi-autobiographical novel of intrigue and the quest for gold in the Mediterranean. SIGNED by the author. Inscribed "Fair winds, following seas".
New/Wraps. new A new copy. New old stock from our archives. # 26502. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Axtell, Roger.   DO'S AND TABOOS AROUND THE WORLD (3RD ED.)  
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1993. 3rd ed. 196 pages. Paperback. 0471595284 0-471-59528-4. An essential guide for travelers to foreign cultures highlighting what you should do and say and more importantly, how not to totally insult them by accident. B/w illustrations.
New/Wraps. New copies. # 28641. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ballantyne, R. M.   FIGHTING THE WHALES: OR, DOINGS AND DANGERS ON A FISHING CRUISE  
New York: Stitt Publishing Company, 1905. Reprint. 177 pages. Hardcover. Gift inscribed Christmas 1906. Cover illustrated with young man standing amidst all sorts of sporting equipment. Hocky stick, shotgun, and oar on the spine. Grey-green cloth-covered boards with black title and illustrations and red details. Uncommon from this publisher.
Good+/No Jacket. Binding and hinges firm. Corners scuffed (two of them through cloth). Spine ends have minor fray. # E0897. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Balmain, Melissa.   JUST US: ADVENTURES AND TRAVELS OF A MOTHER AND DAUGHTER  
Boston: Faber & Faber, 1998. 1st ed. 207 pages. Hardcover. 0571199488 0-571-19948-8. Inscribed and signed by the author and by Gina Ingoglia, mother of the author, who did the drawings at the beginning of each chapter.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight. # B8040. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bartlett, Phil.   THE UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY: THE REASON WE CLIMB  
Great Britain: The Ernest Press, 1993. 183 pages. Hardcover. 0948153245 0-948153-24-5. Stories of climbers and mountains all over the world.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked, no wear. # B9328. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Berton, Pierre.   ARCTIC GRAIL: THE QUEST FOR THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE AND THE NORTH POLE, 1818-1909  
New York: Lyons Press, 2001. Reprint. 672 pages. Paperback. 1585741167 1-58574-116-7. History of the many 19th century treks and expeditions across the frozen white wasteland, arms outstretched across the tundra, mile after mile. Covers explorers including Parry; Barrow; Ross; Back; Dease & Simpson; Rae; McClure; Hayes; Hall; Kane; Franklin; Admunsen; Nansen; Peary; Cook and others. B/w illustrations, 44 b/w maps, index & bibliography.
Near Fine/Wraps. A very nice copy. # B7551. $7.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Best, Nicholas.   HISTORIC BRITAIN FROM THE AIR: PHOTOS BY JASON HAWKES  
Godalming, UK: Colour Library Books, 1995. 160 pages. Hardcover. 185833439X 1-85833-439-X. From south-east coast of England to far reaches of Scotland, Best and Hawkes record the ebb and flow of history on the ground beneath them.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Light corner wear on price-clipped Dj. # A9736. $7.75     Inquire Now  
Brown, D.C.   JOURNEY FROM THE ARCTIC  
New York: Knopf, 1956. 1st Am. ed. 231 pages. Hardcover. Adventure in Scandinavia, with 32 b/w photos.
VG/Good. Firm binding, unmarked. Dj has old tape ghost on one inch tear, PC. # B6357. $5.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Burroughs, Edgar Rice.   TANAR OF PELLUCIDAR  
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1930. Reprint. 312 pages. Hardcover. Red cover with black titles. Frontis by Paul Berdanier. Seven pages of listings for publisher's books in rear. Top edge dyed teal.
VG/No Jacket. Binding and hinges firm, corners sharp, no name. Number stamped on FEP. # B9663. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Burton, Neil.   ENGLISH HERITAGE FROM THE AIR  
New York: St. Martin's, 1994. Reprint. 192 pages. Hardcover. 031203184X 0-312-03184-X. Aerial photos taken from a balloon by Skyscan of seventy-five of England's most attractive and historically significant sites.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked, in a bright, crisp Dj in mylar. # A9760. $8.00     Inquire Now  
Carmack, Liz.   HISTORIC HOTELS OF TEXAS: A TRAVELER'S GUIDE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2007. 1st ed. 253 pages. Paperback. 1585446084 1-58544-608-4. More than 60 historic hotels in every section of the state described in detail with traveler information. Maps, color photos, bibliography, and index. Flex cover with french flaps.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, publisher stamp on front endpaper. # E1160. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carter, Terry, & Lara Dunston.   BEST OF DUBAI: THE ULTIMATE POCKET GUIDE AND MAP  
Melbourne: Lonely Planet, 2006. 1st ed. 96 pages. Wraps. 1740596196 1-74059-619-6.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked, no crease. # B2221. $6.25     Inquire Now  
Chamberlain, George Agnew.   AFRICAN HUNTING AMONG THE THONGAS  
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1923. 1st ed. 286 pages. Hardcover. Map front endpapers. Gray cloth-covered boards with paste-on photo illustration. More or less a travel journal, describing the country, the people, and the animals of East Africa. Illustrated with photos by Charles Anderson Cass and the author, each tissue protected.
Good/No Jacket. Binding firm, owner name on reverse of frontis. Boards are stained and edgeworn, spine is darkened. A decent reading copy. # B8361. $40.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chipman, Donald E., .   ALVAR NUNEZ CABEZA DE VACA: THE GREAT PEDESTRIAN OF NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA  
Denton, TX: Texas State Historical, 2012. 69 pages. Paperback. 0876112513 0-87611-251-3. Biography of Cadeza de Vaca and the story of his eight-year trek across from the Carribean islands, to Florida, Texas & what is now the American Southwest before arriving in Mexico City. If that weren't enough, he would later undertake a four-year journey to South America. B/w maps & illustrations, notes, index.
VG. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, bruised at bottom of spine. # E0761. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chronic, Halka, & Felicie Williams.   ROADSIDE GEOLOGY OF COLORADO, SECOND EDITION  
Missoula: Mountain Press, 2009. Reprint. 400 pages. Paperback. 0878424474 0-87842-447-4. Non-technical guide to how the land got that way. Covers the history of Colorado's mountains, plateaus, and plains, including tours in Gunnison National Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, Dinosaur National Monument, Great Sand Dunes, Mesa Verde, and Florissant Fossil Beds, and many other locations. B/w photos and two-color maps throughout.
New/Wraps. New book out of our older stock. # B8479. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Clark, Gary.   ENJOYING BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK: TEXAS A&M TRAVEL GUIDES SERIES  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2009. 1st ed. 116 pages. Paperback. 1603441018 1-60344-101-8. A friendly guide to adventures for everyone. Color photos by Kathy Adams Clark. Number Forty-one of W.L. Moody Jr. Natural History Series.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1073. $7.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Clifford, Brian, & Neil Illingworth.   THE VOYAGE OF THE GOLDEN LOTUS  
Wellington, NZ: Reed, 1963. Reprint. 224 pages. Hardcover. Story of adventure sailing a new Chinese junk from Hong Kong to New Zealand. Map endpapers. B/w photos, maps, and drawings.
VG/Good+. Very firm binding. Top of spine softened, no marks. Top edge is faded. Dustjacket lightly worn on edge, and price-clipped. # B9841. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cormack, Patrick.   ENGLISH CATHEDRALS  
New York: Harmony Books, 1984. 1st Am. ed. 153 pages. Hardcover. 0517554097 0-517-55409-7. Hundreds of photos accompany this lively, authoritative guide to the 30 principal cathedrals of England. Originally issued as part of the English Tourist Board's Discover England Series.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked in a bright, crisp Dj. # A9763. $7.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cornuke, Robert.   ARK FEVER: THE TRUE STORY OF ONE MAN'S SEARCH FOR NOAH'S ARK  
Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House, 2005. 1st ed. 257 pages. Paperback. 1414302967 1414302967.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No reader crease. # B8989. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Crow, Melinda.   CAMPING NEW MEXICO: A FALCON GUIDE  
Helena, MT: Falcon, 2000. 1st ed. 147 pages. Paperback. 1560447095 1-56044-709-5. Where to go in New Mexico, how to get there, and what to expect. Maps and charts.
Fine. No wear or sign of use. # B8481. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Davidson, Louis B.   STRANGE CRIMES AT SEA  
New York: Grossett & Dunlap, 1966. Reprint. 248 pages. Hardcover. A recreationof twelve of the most notable crimes that have occurred on the high seas during the past two thousand years.
VG/Near Fine. Small dents along bottom edge of back board. # A6250. $5.25     Inquire Now  
Davis, Kenneth S.   FLIGHT TO GLORY: THE STORY OF CHARLES A. LINDBERGH'S GREAT ADVENTURE  
Garden City: Garden City Books, 1960. 1st ed. 56 pages. Hardcover. Large format with b/w and color illustrations throughout. Illustrated by John N. Barron.
Near Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no marks. One corner has a minor bump. # E1070. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Diaz Merlano, Juan Manuel.   REGION CARIBE DE COLUMBIA (HARDCOVER)  
Banco de Occidente, 2014. 1st ed. 208 pages. Hardcover. 9589916961 9-5899169-6-1. New hardcover book in publisher shrinkwrap. Large 9.75 x 13.25 inch format.
New/New. New. # E0181. $42.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Donoghue, David.   EXPLORATIONS OF ALBERT PIKE IN TEXAS  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1935. Reprint. 4 pages. Paperback. Four-page reprint from the Southwestern Historical Quarterly, XXXIX, 135-138 (October, 1935). This pamphlet published by the Texas State Historical Association. Map of Pike's travels in WEst Texas. Quarterly is spelled on the cover with the first 'r' missing.
VG/Wraps. Stapled pamphlet has foxing. # E0192. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Edmonds, Elmer (Eve).   ATOMIC 'ENERY TRIES DEEP SEA EXPLORING (SIGNED)  
New York: Pageant Press, 1954. 1st ed. 220 pages. Hardcover. Third in Atomic 'Enery series features the Hero & his little sister Beta Ray. Binding very firm, corners sharp. Spine ends slightly softened. Signed by the author, o/w unmarked.
Near Fine/VG. Dj has three tiny tears & small chips corners & ends of spine. # A4250. $25.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Elman, Robert.   ADVANCED HUNTING TIPS & TECHNIQUES FORMERLY TITLED 1001 HUNTING TIPS  
New York: Winchester Press, 1983. Reprint. Hardcover. Updated & expanded to include info on small game, predators, deer, big game, plains & mountain game, upland birds, waterfowl, rifles, shotguns, handguns, ammunition, gear & accessories.
Fine/Fine. New book retrieved out of our old stock. # A4234. $13.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Explorer Staff, .   DUBAI: THE COMPLETE RESIDENTS' GUIDE 11TH EDITION  
Dubai, UAE: Explorer, 2007. Revised ed. 637 pages. Wraps. 9768182881 9-7681828-8-1.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No crease. # B2219. $6.25     Inquire Now  
Field, Matthew C.   PRAIRIE AND MOUNTAIN SKETCHES  
Norman: Univ. Oklahoma, 1957. 1st ed. 239 pages. Hardcover. Number 23 in the American Exploration and Travel Series. Account of group traveling to the West for pleasure in 1843, and their adventures. Taken from diaries, letters, and articles published in the New Orleans Picayune and St. Louis Revielle.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. Dustjacket is price-clipped. # B9031. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Field, Matthew, & John E. Sunder, ed.   MATT FIELD ON THE SANTA FE TRAIL  
Norman: Univ. Oklahoma, 1960. 1st ed. 322 pages. Hardcover. Number 29 in the American Exploration and Travel Series. Collected by Clyde and Mae Reed Porter. Edited, and with introduction and notes by John E. Sunder. Adventures in 1839, taken from Field's journals and 85 articles later published in the New Orleans Picayune.
Fine/Near Fine. New old stock from our archives. Dustjacket is price-clipped. and spine is slightly faded. No wear or marks on book. # B9051. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fields, Kenneth.   JOURNEY THROUGH LANCASHIRE  
Cheshire: Sigma Leisure, 1994. 1st ed. 218 pages. Paperback. 1850583986 1-85058-398-6.
VG/Wraps. Firm binding, light shelfwear. No name, writing, or reader crease. # B3295. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Flores, Dan.   CAPROCK CANYONLANDS: JOURNEYS INTO THE HEART OF THE SOUTHERN PLAINS, TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY EDITION  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2010. New Edition. 204 pages. Paperback. 1603441808 1-60344-180-8. Nice work presenting the history of the Caprock Escarpment, Palo Duro Canyon and the dramatic vistas of the Texas Plains. Color photos, foreword by Annie Proulx, afterword by Thomas R. Dunlap. Bibliography and index. Flex bound, with french flaps.
VG/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, nick at spine top. # E0687. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fodor's, .   FODOR'S IRELAND 2008  
New York: Fodor's Travel, 2008. 1st ed. Paperback. 1400018218 1400018218. The 2008 edition of the acclaimed travel guide. Sepia photos, drawn maps, fold out map laid in.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, no marks, nice. # B2966. $3.75     Inquire Now  
Frye, John & Harriet.   NORTH TO THULE: AN IMAGINED NARRATIVE OF THE FAMOUS 'LOST' SEA VOYAGE OF PYTHEAS OF MASSALIA IN THE 4TH CENTURY B.C.  
Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books, 1985. 1st ed. 190 pages. Hardcover. 0912697202 0-912697-20-2. Working from historical accounts, the authors propose what the early explorer might have encountered on his voyage from the Mediterranean past the British Isles into the area of Iceland, Greenland or Norway.
Near Fine/Fine. Just a hint of light foxing to cloth covers, else a Fine copy in mylar. # A4635. $5.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gayarre, Charles.   HISTORICAL SKETCH OF PIERRE AND JEAN LAFITTE  
Austin: Pemberton Press, 1965. 1st ed. 24 pages. Paperback. The adventures of the Lafitte brothers, notorious Louisiana pirates and smugglers. Extract from Gayarre's 1866 History of Louisiana. This being an uncommon separate printing by John Jenkin's Pemberton Press. First printing thus. Not dated, but mid-1960s.
New/Wraps. New old stock from our archives. Saddle-stapled pamphlet. # A0755. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Girl Scouts of America, .   COOKING OUT-OF-DOORS  
New York: Girl Scouts of America, 1958. Reprint. 123 pages. Paperback. Covers fire building, outdoor kitchens, cook-out hikes, food planning, and recipes. Illustrated with drawings by Sharon F. Melick. Green card cover with drawing of campfire and girl carrying firewood. White spine has no title.
VG/Wraps. Book is clean and tight. Has small owner label inside front cover. # B8072. $15.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gurney, Alan.   RACE TO THE WHITE CONTINENT: VOYAGES TO THE ANTARCTIC  
New York: W.W. Norton, 2000. Reprint. 320 pages. Hardcover. 0393050041 0-393-05004-1.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj clean, bright. Very little sign of use. # B3968. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hadfield, John.   THE SHELL BOOK OF ENGLISH VILLAGES  
London: Michael Joseph, 1980. 1st ed. 384 pages. Hardcover. 0718119002 0-7181-1900-2. Illustrated with 16 color reproductions and over 120 b/w photos. This guide selects the most beautiful and/or historically interesting villages in England for the traveller.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked in a bright, crisp Dj. # A9768. $6.00     Inquire Now  
Hamilton, Charles W.   EARLY DAY OIL TALES OF MEXICO  
Houston: Gulf Publishing, 1966. 1st ed. 246 pages. Hardcover. The author's recollections (1912-1922) of the days of the great oil boom south of the Rio Grande coincide with periods of revolution & counter-revolution, most colorful & important time in Mexico history.
Near Fine/VG. An unsold copy from the archives, dustjacket is a bit sunfaded. # B7316. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hanbury-Tenison, Robin.   MULU: THE RAIN FOREST  
London: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1980. 1st ed. 176 pages. Hardcover. 0297777688 0-297-77768-8. Story of expedition under the auspices of the Royal Geographical Society to study every aspect of the land and people in this little-known area.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, sticker ghost on FFEP, o/w unmarked in price-clipped Dj. # A9831. $7.75     Inquire Now  
Hanff, Helene.   APPLE OF MY EYE  
London: Futura, 1978. Reprint. 121 pages. Paperback. 0708814131 0-7088-1413-1. Story of exploration of the author's native city to gain knowledge for book she was hired to write. Hanff is most noted for her book 84 CHARING CROSS ROAD.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B8168. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Harrison, Barbara Grizzuti.   ITALIAN DAYS  
Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1989. 1st ed. 479 pages. Paperback. 0395551315 0-395-55131-5. Travel journal that is more than a guide.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no wear, no marks. # B9728. $3.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hatton, John.   THE BOOK OF BATH: THE PREMIER SPA OF THE EMPIRE (THIRD EDITION)  
Bath, England: Bath City Council, no date. 112 pages. Boards. All about spa treatments of every description, and all the sights to see in Bath. Sepia photos on every page and charming advertisements in the back. Stiff card covers. Probably from the 1930s.
VG/Wraps. Regional map on endpapers. External hinge starting to separate front. # A9639. $7.00     Inquire Now  
Hawkes, Jason, & Felix Barker.   LONDON FROM THE AIR  
London: Ebury Press, 1992. 1st ed. 160 pages. Hardcover. 0712651128 0-7126-5112-8. 150 color photos reveal London as only the view from above can.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj has one small corner chip. # A9757. $17.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hobbs, William Herbert.   THE EXPLORING ABOUT THE NORTH POLE OF THE WINDS  
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1930. 1st ed. 376 pages. Hardcover. Accounts of various Greenland and Arctic expeditions including those on the ships Morrissey, The Disko, The Walrus and Fulton, info on Eskimos, using sounding balloons, etc. 26 b/w photos, chapter decorations by the author.
Good+/No Jacket. Edges foxed, else VG. # A6504. $10.50     Inquire Now  
Hodge, Larry D.   OFFICIAL GUIDE TO TEXAS WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREAS  
Austin: Texas Parks/Wildlife, 2000. 1st ed. 258 pages. Paperback. 1885696353 1-885696-35-3. Detailed information on each area, along with color photos.
VG/Wraps. Tight, some scuffing to edges, no marks. Water marks on front cover. # E0075. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hornak, Angelo.   BALLOON OVER BRITAIN  
London: Walker, 1991. 1st ed. 127 pages. Hardcover. 0744504449 0-7445-0444-9. Produced by the British Travel Authority and the National Trust, this book displays over 200 properties.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked, in a crisp Dj which has a nick at corner. # A9739. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hough, Emerson, & Northern Pacific RR.   YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK  
St. Paul: Northern Pacific, 1927. Reprint. 56 pages. Paperback. Book put out by the Northern Pacific Railroad to encourage tourism to places served by them. Centerfold map of park showing route of scenic motorway. Northern Pacific railway map in rear showing western routes from the midwest. B/w photos throughout, with text telling the prospective tourist where to go and what he will see.
VG/Wraps. Tight stapled binding, staples rusty. No name or marks. # B9071. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jones, Stephen.   DRIFTING  
New York: Macmillan, 1971. 1st ed. 442 pages. Hardcover. A joyous book illustrated with drawings by Richard Brown. Stated first printing. Dj rubbed at spine tip edges.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked save for MD stamped on bottom. Price intact. # B5586. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jones, Lloid and Juanita.   SENTINEL IN THE SADDLE  
Philadelphia: Westminster Press, 1951. 1st ed. 240 pages. Hardcover. Illustrated by W.H. Wickham. A Junior Literary Guild selection for older readers (C group). Inside hinge gutters darkened, probably from binder's chemicals.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Corners sharp. Bright Dj has few edge chips. # B3475. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kelso, John.   TEXAS CURIOSITIES: QUIRKY CHARACTERS, ROADSIDE ODDITIES & OTHER OFFBEAT STUFF (SIGNED)  
Guilford CT: Globe Pequot, 2000. Reprint. 281 pages. Paperback. 0762706007 0-7627-0600-7. Inscribed and signed by the author inside front cover. Stories of odd things and memorable people you can find in Texas organized by region. Index.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no wear, no reader crease. # E1133. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kiely, Benedict.   THE AEROFILMS BOOK OF IRELAND FROM THE AIR  
London: Artus, 1994. Reprint. 160 pages. Hardcover. 18987991 1-898799-1-. The beauty and atmosphere of Ireland are shown to great effect in these aerial photos.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked, in a crisp, bright Dj. # A9738. $10.25     Inquire Now  
Knight, Max, & Gerhard Klammet.   RETURN TO THE ALPS: THE EARTH'S WILD PLACES 2  
San Francisco: Seabury Press, no date. 160 pages. Hardcover. 0913890057 0-913890-05-7. Essays and color photos praising the beauty and serenity of the mountains.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear on book or Dj. # B6936. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lawrence, Rachel.   ARGENTINA: INSIGHT GUIDES  
London: Insight Guides, 2010. Revised ed. 382 pages. Paperback. 981282054X 9-8128205-4-X. Color photos on every page of this travel guide, which also offers some history. Maps and index.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # B9727. $5.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lee, Josephine.   FABULOUS MANTICORA  
New York: John Day Co., 1976. 1st Am. ed. 186 pages. Hardcover. 0381996190 0-381-99619-0. A London boy becomes entangled in the evil of the valuable antique manticora he steals in order to buy his mother a home away from the tenement they live in.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Light foxing on top edge of text block, rem. mark on bottom. # A4251. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Leighton, Ralph.   TUVA OR BUST: RICHARD FEYNMAN'S LAST JOURNEY  
New York: W.W. Norton, 1991. 1st ed. 254 pages. Hardcover. 0393029530 0-393-02953-0. Includes 33 1/3 RPM recording of Tuvan throat singing. (never played) Story of the ten-year quest by Feynman and Leighton to get to the small country between Russia and Mongolia.
VG/Fine. Tight, no marks, slight signs of use. # B9691. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lockwood, C.C.   DISCOVERING LOUISIANA  
Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 1986. 150 pages. Hardcover. 0807113352 0-8071-1335-2. More than 150 color photos display the flora, fauna, and scenery of Louisiana.
Fine/Fine. # B8420. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Macfarlan, Allan A.   BOY'S BOOK OF OUTDOOR DISCOVERY  
New York: Galahad, 1973. Reprint. 160 pages. Hardcover. 0883650290 0-88365-029-0. Outdoor skills, boating, kite building, pathfinding, weather, plants, backyard geology & creatures in the wild are discussed in this book for young adventurers. A companion to Macfarlan's BACKYARD CAMPING.
Near Fine/VG. Light shelf wear. # A4199. $5.50     Inquire Now  
Mader, Richard.   LUNEBURG  
Bremen: , 1980. 48 pages. Hardcover. Color photos of a jewel of a city in northern Germany, with text in German, Danish & English.
Fine/No Jacket. Unmarked, gift quality. # A7796. $5.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Martin, Kenneth R.   WHALEMEN'S PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS: SELECTIONS FROM THE KENDALL WHALING MUSEUM COLLECTION  
E. Brunswick, NJ: Associated University Pres. 1st ed. 172 pages. Hardcover. 087413191X 0-87413-191-X. Art selected from the museum's collection od logbooks, sketchbooks, and journals. Four pages of color plates, and hundreds of b/w images. Biographical notes on the artists, bibliography, and index.
Near Fine/VG. No wear or marks in book. Dustjacket has minor scuffs on corners. # E0905. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McConal, Jon.   BRIDGES OVER THE BRAZOS  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 2005. 286 pages. Paperback. 087565312X 0-87565-312-X. With maps and 14 b/w photos, memories of places along the river.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper and top edge, no indication of use. # E0699. $5.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mee, Arthur.   THE KING'S ENGLAND: ESSEX NEW EDITION FULLY REVISED  
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1966. Revised ed. 308 pages. Hardcover. Complete with new b/w photos by A. F. Kersting, a unique guide to 10,000 towns & villages of England as history has made them.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked in a bright price-clipped Dj. # A9813. $13.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mee, Arthur.   THE KING'S ENGLAND: LANCASHIRE, CRADLE OF OUR PROSPERITY  
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1949. Reprint. 326 pages. Hardcover. A unique guide to 250 towns & villages of England as history has made them, with 185 pictures.
Good+/No Jacket. Clean, tight, but has PO inscription. # A9814. $6.50     Inquire Now  
Mee, Arthur.   THE LAKE COUNTIES: CUMBERLAND AND WESTMORLAND THE KING'S ENGLAND SERIES  
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1961. Reprint. 289 pages. Hardcover. Description and fragments of the history of 217 places illustrated with 124 sepia tone pictures.
VG/VG. Near fine save for underlines on three pages. Dj has light corner wear # A9779. $11.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Miller, Ray.   EYES OF TEXAS TRAVEL GUIDE: GULF COAST EDITION (SIGNED)  
Houston: Cordovan, 1980. Reprint. 203 pages. Hardcover. 0891230610 0-89123-061-0. Later printing of first book in Miller's series of Texas travel guides. Signed by the author with date of 1982. Lots of info on things to see and do along the Gulf coast, although some are gone now, so it becomes a history. Rough cream cloth cover with gray titles.
Near Fine/VG. Book is tight, with no wear, but someone set a coffee cup on the front and left a ring. Bright dustjacket with a little foxing. # B8740. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Miller, Ray.   RAY MILLER'S TEXAS FORTS: A HISTORY AND GUIDE  
Houston: Cordovan Press, 1985. 1st ed. 223 pages. Paperback. 089123036X 0-89123-036-X. Story of the federal forts on the Texas frontier between 1845 and 1885. B/w photos, map, index.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no wear or reader crease. Owner name/address stamped on FFEP. # E1147. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Moss, Cahrles and Ruth.   FACTS AND FICTION ABOUT ENCHANTED ROCK  
Austin: Moss, 1956. 1st ed. 16 pages. Paperback. Pamphlet of the history and folklore surrounding a Texas Hill-country landmark.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1208. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mountevans, Admiral Lord.   MAN AGAINST THE DESOLATE ANTARCTIC  
New York: Wilfred Funk, 1951. 172 pages. Hardcover. Stories about various antarctic expeditions, some of which the author took part in. B/w photos, map endpapers.
VG/No Jacket. Clean and tight, PO bookplate. # B7842. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mytinger, Caroline.   HEADHUNTING IN THE SOLOMON ISLANDS AROUND THE CORAL SEA  
New York: Macmillan, 1942. Book Club ed. 416 pages. Hardcover. Adventure in the South Pacific of two American women, studying and making portraits of the indigenous Melanesian peoples before they would be changed forever by civilization. Map endpapers, b/w drawings. Light brown book with dark brown decorations and bright gilt title. Book Club folder laid in.
VG/Fair. Clean, tight, square, sharp corners. PON. Mended Dj has missing pieces # B5898. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
National Capital Committee, .   HOW TO SPEND A DAY OR A WEEK IN WASHINGTON, WORLD'S GREATEST NATIONAL CAPITAL  
Wash, D.C.: Washington Board Trade, 1935. 24 pages. Paperback. Day by day itinerary for viewing all the historic and scenic sites of the capital city. B/w photos in the text and a colorful map cover. This book is undated, but probably 1930s judging by the vehicles pictured and there is no mention of the Pentagon constructed beginning in 1941.
Fine/Wraps. Stapled booklet without marks or wear. # B9067. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nee, Arthur.   CAMBRIDGESHIRE: THE COUNTRY OF THE FENS THE KING'S ENGLAND SERIES  
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1949. Reprint. 240 pages. Hardcover. 150 places described with anecdotes of their history, and 106 sepia tone pictures.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked, w/square corners. Dj has minimal corner wear. # A9778. $8.75     Inquire Now  
Ong, M.P.   SKOOB DIRECTORY OF SECONDHAND BOOKSHOPS IN THE BRITISH ISLES FIFTH EDITION  
London: Skoob Books, 1994. 5th ed. 340 pages. Paperback. 1871438527 1-871438-52-7. Maps and directions to hundreds of shops which are described in detail. Includes an ABC of book auction terms.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B5815. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pease, Howard.   JUNGLE RIVER  
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1938. 1st ed. 295 pages. Hardcover. Stated first edition, black cover with green illustration and title. Color frontisprice and decorated endpapers by Armstrong Sperry. Dustjacket is same illustration as frontispiece.
VG/Fair. Very firm binding, clean, unmarked. Corners sharp, spine ends softened. Jacket has wear and tears, top two inches jacket spine missing. Price-clipped, still bright. # B9488. $42.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pryce, Lois.   LOIS ON THE LOOSE  
U.K.: Arrow, 2007. Reprint. 360 pages. Paperback. 009949356X 0-09-949356-X. Woman alone on motorcycle trip from Alaska to Tierra del Fuego.
Fine/Wraps. Unread copy from our backstock. # B7137. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pym, Michael.   THE POWER OF INDIA  
New York: Putnam, 1930. 1st ed. 317 pages. Hardcover. Travels throughout India investigating sociology, government, history, and daily lives of the people. Scattered b/w photos. Orange cloth-covered boards, deckle-edge.
Good+/No Jacket. Hinges sound, no name or marks. Corners and spine ends worn. # E1135. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rice Institute, .   RICE INSTITUTE PAMPHLET VOL. XXVI, NO. 1, JANUARY 1939: CAVELIER DE LA SALLE, FOUNDER OF THE FRENCH EMPIRE IN AMERICA  
Houston: Rice Institute, 1939. 1st ed. 42 pages. Paperback. Elaboration of an address delivered on the occasion of the visit of the French National Mission Cavelier de La Salle to the Rice Institute April 2, 1937. Six essays about La Salle's expeditions in North America, his vision of empire, and his death. Small hole drilled by a bug through the back cover to page 15.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Yapped edges of wraps little wrinkled, with tiny tears. # B5567. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rodale, J.I.   AN ORGANIC TRIP TO ENGLAND  
Emmaus, PA: Rodale, 1954. 1st ed. 64 pages. Hardcover. Humorous anecdotes from a trip visiting places related to organic farming by the grandfather of the practice in the U.S.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, unmarked. No wear, but slightly cocked, and tannedon the spine. # E0119. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sehlinger, Bob, & Len Testa.   UNOFFICIAL GUIDE: WALT DISNEY WORLD 2012  
New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2013. 1st ed. 848 pages. Paperback. 1118277562 1118277562. In-depth travel guide to the park, hotels, restaurants and the surrounding area. Tables, charts, maps and lots of good advice.
VG/Wraps. Cover has a slight curl, and one page with some highlighting. Othersie a very clean, sturdy copy. # B7490. $4.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shell Ladies' Project 1993, .   LIFE ON THE MOVE  
London: Ladies' Shell Project, 1993. 191 pages. Paperback. A collection of stories from Shell wives about their families' adventures all over the world as expatriate employees of a world wide petroleum company, 1928-1993.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # A7794. $14.50     Inquire Now  
Sherbinin, Betty de.   RIVER PLATE REPUBLICS: ARGENTINA, PARAGUAY & URUGUAY  
New York: Coward-McCann, 1947. 276 pages. Hardcover. Interesting travel guide, history & cultural commentary. Rear pocket holds 27" X 20" folded map of South America in perfect condition.
VG/No Jacket. Top of spine soft, but not frayed. # A4717. $8.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sinclair, Kevin, & Dan Budnik.   OVER CHINA: A CELESTIAL VIEW OF THE MIDDLE KINGDOM  
Los Angeles: Knapp Press, 1988. Reprint. 288 pages. Hardcover. 0895352168 0-89535-216-8. Breathtaking aerial views, color photos shot from planes, helicopters, and hot-air balloons.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Light edgewear on book & Dj. # A9726. $7.25     Inquire Now  
Skinner, Cornelia Otis, & Emily Kimbroug.   OUR HEARTS WERE YOUNG AND GAY  
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1942. 1st ed. 247 pages. Hardcover. Two college girls' trip to Europe involves humorous misadventures. Illustrated with scattered drawings by Constantin Alajalov. Salmon cloth-covered boards with gilt title on spine and dancers on front.
Good+/No Jacket. Firm hinges and binding, owner name dated 1942 on half-title page. Corners and spine ends bruised. # E1125. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Slesser, Malcolm.   BRAZIL: LAND WITHOUT LIMIT  
South Brunswick: A.S. Barnes, 1970. 1st Am. ed. 301 pages. Hardcover. 0498075893 0-498-07589-3. Slesser describes Brazil's people & history, & ponders it's future, as he tells his adventures on a working trip to that country.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. # A4130. $8.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stanley, Christopher, & Leslie Banks.   BRITAIN'S COASTLINE HISTORY FROM THE AIR  
London: Batsford, 1986. 1st ed. 142 pages. Hardcover. 0713454652 0-7134-5465-2. Landscapes, fortifications, resorts, lighthouses, ports and harbors are all shown to their greatest advantage by aerial photography.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Tiniest edgewear on book, Not price-clipped. # A9737. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Su-Dale, Elizabeth.   CULTURE SHOCK! NORWAY: A GUIDE TO CUSTOMS AND ETIQUETTE  
Portland: Graphic Arts Center, 1998. Reprint. 264 pages. Paperback. 1558681663 1-55868-166-3. Knowledge you need to travel and live in Norway.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # B9954. $4.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Taylor, Fitch W.   THE BROAD PENNANT: OR A CRUISE IN THE UNITED STATES FLAG SHIP OF THE GULF SQUADRON, DURING THE MEXICAN DIFFICULTIES  
New York: Leavitt, Trow & Co, 1848. 415 pages. Hardcover. Adventures in the Caribean, South America, and Mexico. Incidents in the Mexican War from the commencement of hostilities to the capture of the City of Mexico. Folding frontis extends to over 14 inches, and depicts the United States squadron landing the Seamen and Marines at the Brazos de Santiago , May 8th 1846. Embossed decoration on front and rear boards. Gilt title, ship, and decoration on spine.
VG/No Jacket. Shaken, with only threads holding at front hinge. Corners worn, spine has changed color from blue-green to brown. Frontis has a four inch tear, crudely mended a long time ago. Front free endpaper missing. # B9650. $450.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Thomas, Roger.   CASTLES IN WALES: HISTORY, SPECTACLE, ROMANCE FOREWORD BY HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS THE PRINCE OF WALES  
Cardiff, Wales: AA & Wales Tourist Board, 19. 1st ed. 192 pages. Hardcover. 0861451260 0-86145-126-0. History, ground-plans, pictures, and road atlas introduce you to the castle heritage of Wales.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked save for a nick on lower edge of front board. # A9755. $12.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Toohey, John.   CAPTAIN BLIGH'S PORTABLE NIGHTMARE  
New York: HarperCollins, 2001. Reprint. 211 pages. Paperback. 0060959525 0-06-095952-5. From the bounty to safety - 4,162 miles across the Pacific in a rowing boat.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No reader crease. A sticker ghost on front. # B3965. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Townsend, Tom.   QUEEN OF THE WIND  
Austin: Panda Books / Eakin Pr., 1989. 1st ed. 146 pages. Hardcover. 0890157154 0-89015-715-4. Sailing, adventure, and romance on the high seas.
New/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # B9043. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tyson, George E.   ARCTIC EXPERIENCES ABOARD THE DOOMED POLARIS EXPEDITION AND SIX MONTHS ADRIFT ON ICE-FLOE  
New York: Cooper Square Press, 2002. Reprint. 486 pages. Hardcover. 0815411898 0-8154-1189-8. An unabridged republication of the edition first published in New York in 1874, with a new introduction by Edward Leslie.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Appears new. # B2245. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Utley, Dan K., & Cynthia J. Beeman.   HISTORY AHEAD: STORIES BEYOND THE TEXAS ROADSIDE MARKERS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2010. 1st ed. 317 pages. Paperback. 1603441514 1-60344-151-4. Describes monuments and markers all over Texas commemorating people, places, and events in local history. Flex binding with french-flaps. Endnotes and index. A&M Travel Guides Series.
VG/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, some edge or corner bruising. # E0719. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Valerio, Maurizio.   TOP RATED ALASKAN ADVENTURES  
Baker City, OR: Picked-By-You Guides, 1999. 160 pages. Paperback. 1889807141 1-889807-14-1.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, no edgewear, remainder mark, light reader crease. # B1613. $5.75     Inquire Now  
Walker, Annabel.   THE AEROFILMS BOOK OF ENGLAND FROM THE AIR  
London: Artus, 1993. Reprint. 160 pages. Hardcover. 0297833359 0-297-83335-9. More than 150 color photos present an aerial tour of England. Foreword by John Timpson.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked, in a bright, crisp Dj. # A9759. $11.50     Inquire Now  
Warner, editor, Warren.   KAZAKHSTAN: UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS  
Houston: Quintana Petroleum, 1989. 1st ed. Hardcover. Photographic log of Quintana Petroleum executives trip to Kazakhstan on a mission to explore trade possibilities. Color photos of the people and scenery of the country. SIGNED by the Cullens and others on the trip. Includes a letter of introduction to the book signed by the Mayor of Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan. Map endpapers.
Near Fine/Good+. Book is solid, without wear. Dustjacket has edgewear, small tears. # E0413. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Warren, Bill.   GROWING UP IN CLUTE, TEXAS AND VELASCO  
Houston: Larksdale Press, 1977. 1st ed. 220 pages. Paperback. 0898963117 0-89896-311-7. The author's account of growing up on the Texas Gulf Coast in the late '50s. People, places, fishing & boating in the Clute / Lake Jackson / Velaso / Surfside Beach area of Brazoria County. Somewhat uncommon.
Fine/Wraps. Inscribed and Signed by the author, recipient names drawn through. # B7986. $27.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Weil, Thomas.   AREA HANDBOOK FOR ECUADOR  
Washington D.C.: USGPO, 1973. Revised ed. 403 pages. Hardcover. Handbook for diplomatic and other workers provides historical overview and modern social and economic descriptions.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, PON. # B6254. $10.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wibberley, Leonard.   YESTERDAY'S LAND: A BAJA CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE  
New York: Ives Washburn, Inc., 1961. 154 pages. Hardcover. Travels through the desert, part of the journey accompanied by a priest who had been dead for 60 years.
VG/VG. Binding and hinges are very firm, corners sharp, previous owner bookplate. Bright Dj has small tear and wrinkle on back at top. # B7148. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Widzer, Joel L.   PENNY PINCHER'S PASSPORT TO LUXURY TRAVEL 2ND EDITION (SIGNED)  
San Francisco: Travelers' Tales, 2004. 2nd ed. 309 pages. Paperback. 1932361049 1-932361-04-9. Signed by the author on the half-title page.
Fine/Wraps. No wear. # B9736. $4.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Witherspoon, Anna.   GOLDEN BELLS AROUND THE WORLD  
Dallas: Southern Publishing, no date. Reprint. 417 pages. Hardcover. Story for young readers detailing a four-month trip around the world aboard an ocean liner. B/w photos, maps, and drawings. Dark blue cloth with black decorations and gilt titles on front. Map endpapers.
Good+/No Jacket. Binding tight, no name, but old price inked FEP. # B6293. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Witzel, Michael Karl.   ROUTE 66 REMEMBERED  
St.Paul, MN: Motorbooks International, 2003. Reprint. 192 pages. Paperback. 0760314985 0-7603-1498-5. Chronicles the history of America's first cross-continent highway with 125 color and 75 b/w photos, postcards, advertisements, signs and posters. Bibliography and index. 10-inch square format.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1260. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  

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