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A Pictorial and Descriptive Guide to Edinburgh and its Environs:  With Three Street Plans, Map of the District, and Plans of the Castle, St. Giles Cathedral, Etc
1 A Pictorial and Descriptive Guide to Edinburgh and its Environs: With Three Street Plans, Map of the District, and Plans of the Castle, St. Giles Cathedral, Etc
London Ward, Lock & Company , Limited 1927 Eighth Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Waterstain to heel, bleeding into several pages. 
1926-27 edition. Red printed flexible cloth binding. 176 pages of travel information followed by 80 pages of vintage advertisements. Folding maps, photos. ; 176 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Baedeker's Egypt 1929
2 Baedeker's Egypt 1929
Newton Abbot David & Charles 1985 0715363921 / 9780715363928 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed. 
A facsimile reprint of this 1929 edition of Badeker's travel guide to Egypt. Text in English. Many folding maps and other illustrations. ; 495 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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True: the Man's Magazine, Sept. 1955
3 True: the Man's Magazine, Sept. 1955
1955 Magazine Good; Covers worn and creased, waterstain to lower margin of rear cover, spine torn. 
Great vintage advertisements for all sorts of manly things: booze, guns, cars, camping gear, hair oil, cigarettes, clothing etc. A Fawcett publications magazine featuring book excerpts, articles on true adventure, a profile of NYC real estate developer Bill Zeckendorf, A. E. Hotchner's dire article warning that automation will eliminate factory jobs (great photo of Univac computer) , article on hunting water buffalo, columns on hunting, fishing, aviation and crime. Many photos and illustrations. ; 108 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Bubbles and Ballast:  Being a Descriptio of Life in Paris During the Brilliant Days of Empire; a Tour through Belgium and Holland, and a Sojourn in London, A Lady [Mary E. Parker Bouligny]
4 A Lady [Mary E. Parker Bouligny] Bubbles and Ballast: Being a Descriptio of Life in Paris During the Brilliant Days of Empire; a Tour through Belgium and Holland, and a Sojourn in London
Baltimore Kelly, Piet and Company 1871 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Covers dampstained and worn, spine sunned, owner signature on front flyleaf, pages toned, a few pages soiled. 
Original purple decorated cloth. The author relates her trip abroad leaving on the steamship Java from Boston and touring Europe and then returning on the RMS Scotia with some hazard from icebergs. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 372 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Old Paths and Legends of the New England Border:  Connecticut, Deefrield, Berkshire, Abbott, Katharine M.
5 Abbott, Katharine M. Old Paths and Legends of the New England Border: Connecticut, Deefrield, Berkshire
NY G. P. Putnam's Sons 1907 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boars rubbed, tear at center of frontispiece tissue guard. 
Green gilt-ruled cloth with black and white photo affixed to front boards. Top edges gilt. 200 photo illustrations and map. Xiv, 408 pp. An antiquarian travel volume. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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The Way to Xanadu, Alexander, Caroline
6 Alexander, Caroline The Way to Xanadu
London Weidenfeld and Nicolson 1993 0297813137 / 9780297813132 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Sources. The author travels across three continents searching for physical and literary sources of inspiration for Coleridge's immortal poem "Kubla Khan." ; 194 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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The Great Bicycle Expedition:  Free-Wheeling through Europe with a Cockamamie Family, a Potted Plant, and Bicycleseatus, Anderson, William C.
7 Anderson, William C. The Great Bicycle Expedition: Free-Wheeling through Europe with a Cockamamie Family, a Potted Plant, and Bicycleseatus
NY Crown 1973 0517505975 / 9780517505977 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Brown cloth binding. A humorous account of a family's bicycle trip through the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, France, Belgium and Germany. ; 208 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Greek Holiday, Anthony, Anne
8 Anthony, Anne Greek Holiday
Athens, GA Icaros 1957 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards sunned at margins, jacket soiled, tattered and missing small piece at lower spine. Illustrated by George Konstantinides 
A vintage account of life all around Greece in the 1950s, describing the natural landscape, historic sites, culture and religion. Jacket art by Spyros Vasiliou. Blue cloth binding. Index, glossary, bibliography, approximately 40 pages of black and white photographs at rear. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 427 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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A Walk through Wales, Bailey, Anthony
9 Bailey, Anthony A Walk through Wales
NY HarperCollins Publishers 1992 0061180033 / 9780061180033 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket sunned, rubbed and price-clipped. 
Bibliography, map. A charming account of the author's three-week trek through Wales. ; 290 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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New Trails in Old Spain, Bailey, Vernon Howe
10 Bailey, Vernon Howe New Trails in Old Spain
NY J. H. Sears and Company 1928 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, lettering on front boards and spine faded. 
48 drawings by the author. Blue cloth binding. The author traveled around Spain, visiting the major cities, but also journeying back roads to discover Cardona, Monzon, Tudela, Tarazona, Almanzan, Calatayud, Cuenca, Navahermosa, Mixto, Sacedon, Alardon, Jativa and many other little towns. ; 313 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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A Quota of Seaweed:  Persons and Places in Brazil, Spain, Honduras, Jamaica, Tahiti, and Samoa, Basso, Hamilton
11 Basso, Hamilton A Quota of Seaweed: Persons and Places in Brazil, Spain, Honduras, Jamaica, Tahiti, and Samoa
Garden City, NY Doubleday and Company 1960 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and rubbed, light soiling to fore-edges. Illustrated by Tom Funk 
237 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Folds in the Map: Stories of Life's Unlikely Intersections, Bauer, Jeff
12 Bauer, Jeff Folds in the Map: Stories of Life's Unlikely Intersections
St. Paul, MN Inciteful Press 2013 061589125X / 9780615891255 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. 
Essays and stories from the author's global travels and community organizing experience. ; 151 pages 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Wayside Gleanings in Europe, Bausman, Benjamin
13 Bausman, Benjamin Wayside Gleanings in Europe
Reading, PA Daniel Miller 1875 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Insect damage at spine, front boards soiled, owner names on front endpapers, front hinge cracked. 
Red cloth binding with tarnished gilt lettering on spine. The pastor of the Reading, Pennsylvania St. Paul's Memorial Reformed Church recollects his travels to Great Britain, the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Italy and Switzerland, with particular attention paid to religious and historical sites. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 464 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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British Hills and Mountains, Bell, J. H. B. ; Bozman, E. F. Bozman; Fairfax-Blakeborough, J.
14 Bell, J. H. B. ; Bozman, E. F. Bozman; Fairfax-Blakeborough, J. British Hills and Mountains
London B. T. Batsford 1950 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped, sunned at spine and lightly tattered. Ev 
Green cloth binding. Maps, photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 120 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Autour Du Leman, Berger, Ric
15 Berger, Ric Autour Du Leman
Morgues, Switzerland Editions Interlingua 1977 Fourth Edition Softcover Very Good 
Describes the sights and delights of Lac Leman (Lake Geneva) , written and illustrated by the late Swiss professor. Contains reprints of his many newspaper articles, pen and ink drawings, linocuts, and other tidbits about historical monuments and other sights in the Lac Leman region of France and Switzerland. Though Berger was a proponent of Interlingua, an Esperanto-like language designed to become a universal language for Europeans, the text is written in French. Unpaginated. The last several pages of this volume are written in Interlingua. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 15.00 USD
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La Savoie, Berger, Ric
16 Berger, Ric La Savoie
Morgues, Switzerland Editions Interlingua 1982 Softcover Very Good 
Describes the sights and delights of the Savoy region, written and illustrated by the late Swiss professor. Contains reprints of his many newspaper articles, pen and ink drawings, linocuts, and other tidbits about historical monuments and other sights in this French region. Though Berger was a proponent of Interlingua, an Esperanto-like language designed to become a universal language for Europeans, the text is written in French. Unpaginated. The last several pages of this volume are written in Interlingua. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Klondike Fever:  The Life and Death of the Last Great Gold Rush, Berton, Pierre
17 Berton, Pierre The Klondike Fever: The Life and Death of the Last Great Gold Rush
NY Alfred A. Knopf 1958 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Pages toned, owner name on front free endpaper, jacket tattered. 
Brown cloth binding. Photo endpapers. viii, 457, xix. Index, maps, bibliography. "This thrilling story is at once first-rate history and first-rate entertainment. Some of the anecdotes of the last great gold rush have been told by others, but Pierre Berton is the first to distill the Klondike experience into a single, complete, coherent, and immensely dramatic narrative." (from front jacket flap). 
Price: 17.00 USD
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My Secret London, Bigge, Maud
18 Bigge, Maud My Secret London
London Methuen & Company 1932 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards very lightly worn. Illustrated by Helen McKie 
Blue pictorial cloth. Titles stamped in gilt on front boards. xi, 195, 8 pages of publisher's ads. Anecdotes about the hidden treasures and author's haunts around London. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Elizabeth's England, Birt, David
19 Birt, David Elizabeth's England
London Longman 1981 058250287X / 9780582502871 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Index, profusely illustrated. A travel guide to existing Elizabethan buildings with detailed social history describing each. Ev; Longman Travellers Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 225 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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This Grand Beyond:  The Travels of Isabella Bird Bishop, Bishop, Isabella Bird; Havely, Cicely Palser (editor)
20 Bishop, Isabella Bird; Havely, Cicely Palser (editor) This Grand Beyond: The Travels of Isabella Bird Bishop
London Century Publishing 1984 0712603921 / 9780712603928 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Edited and with an introduction by Cicely Palser Havely. Map endpapers. Many illustrations and photos. Bibliography, index. An extensive biographical portrait of the intrepid Victorian traveler and selected excerpts from her nine published books about her journeys to Hawaii, Japan, the US, Malaysia, Tibet, Persia, Kurdistan, Korea, China and Morocco. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 189 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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