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1 Agassiz, Professor and Mrs. Louis A Journey in Brazil
Boston, MA Houghton, Mifflin and Company 1886 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Sm8vo 7-1/2" to 8" Tall 
xix, map, 540 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, grey coated endpapers, t.e.g. (top edge gilt). The book describes the voyage from New York to Rio de Janeiro and its environs. The author describes life in Rio and then continues w/voyage up the coast to Pará and then to Manaos. He describes life in the various places in Brazil. 
Price: 54.83 USD
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2 Allen, Paul w/intro by M'Vickar, Archibald History of the Expedition : Under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clarke - 2 Volumes
Harper & Brothers 1842 Hard Cover Good+  No Jacket/Near Fine Slipcase Ex-Library 24mo - over 5 - 6" Tall Map 
map, li, 371 pp, x, 395 pp, dark maroon cloth covered boards w/blind stamped front & back, gilt lettering on the spine, tipped in map in volume 1, dark maroon cloth covered slipcase. The two volumes contain the History of The Expedition under the command of Captains Lewis and Clarke to the sources of the Missouri, thence across the Rocky Mountains, and down the River Columbia to the Pacific Ocean : performed during the years 1804, 1805, 1806 by order of the Government of the United States. Appendix at end of volume 2 with a summary statement of the rivers, creeks, and most remarkable place. Slipcase professionally built. slight corner wear & bumping, spines faded, remnants of library card holder on the RPD's, library bookplate on FPD's "Free Library of the Spring Garden Unitarian Society", library stamp on the title pages, spines dark spot from where labels had been on the spines, no plates.  
Price: 629.00 USD
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3 American Automobile Association Northeastern AAA Tour Book - Vol. 1
Washington, D.C. American Automobile Association 1941 Soft Cover Good  No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Maps 
656 pp, light green-brown-black SC wraps w/illustrated front cover, map tipped in rear of book. The book provides information on Connecticut, Delaware, Washington D.C., Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, and Quebec. some toning to the covers and pages.  
Price: 12.75 USD
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4 Athearn, Robert G. Forts of the Upper Missouri
Englewood Cliffs, NJ Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1967 Hard Cover Very Good- Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos 
xi, 339 pp, quarterbound w/red cloth covered boards w/black cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering & deco, dj brown-orange w/wht lettering front & spine w/two illustrations on the front. The story of how the military forts & trading posts of the Upper Missouri River contributed to the exploration & development of the American West. dj rubbed along the edges, dj worn at the corners, slight cocking to the book. 
Price: 34.00 USD
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5 Awbrey, Betty Dooley & Dooley, Claude and the Texas Historical Commission Why Stop?: A Guide to Texas Historical Roadside Markers
Houston, TX Gulf Publishing Company 1992 0884150593 / 9780884150596 First Thus Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos 
x, 540 pp, glossy grey-black-light yel SC wraps w/pictorial front panel w/white-red lettering. By the time the second edition of Why Stop? was published there were almost 10,000 historical markers in Texas, and since 1985, approximately 1,000 markers ahve been added. More than 200 of these are located along state and federal highways and are included in thsi third edition of Why Stop? prev owner's name is on the top edge of the title page. 
Price: 11.01 USD
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6 Baedeker, Karl Baedeker's Switzerland and the Adjacent Portions of Italy, Savoy, and Tyrol
Leipzig, Germany Karl Baedeker, Publisher 1909 23rd Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 16mo - over 6" to 7" Tall maps, Panoramas, Plans 
584 pp, red linen boards, marbled edges in swirl pattern. A beautiful guide book w/some panoramas, maps, & plans in color. tipped in maps and panoramas, with a rear endpaper map. A handbook for travellers by Karl Baedeker with 72 maps, 19 plans, and 12 panoramas. The book also lists Charles Scribner & Sons as publisher in New York. slight wear to edges of boards. 
Price: 16.58 USD
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7 Bagur, Jacques D. A History of Navigation on Cypress Bayou and the Lakes
Denton, TX University of North Texas Press 2001 1574411357 / 9781574411355 Hard Cover Near Fine  Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos & Maps 
xii, 821 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj brown-wht-black w/pictorial front, spine, & rear panels. The book examines water transportation and natural and socioeconomic factors that affected it in Northwest Louisiana, East Texas and the Red River. The author explains how a natural logjam formed a continous waterbody west of Shreveport.  
Price: 84.78 USD
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8 Blaisdelll, Katharine Over the River and Through the Years : Book One
North Haverhill, NH Katherine Blaisdell 1979 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos & Illustrations Inscribed & SIGNED By Author
vii, [1], 184 pp, blu SC wraps w/black lettering & illustration on the front cover, Inscribed and SIGNED on the half title page. The book contains records and recollections of early travel, railroads and the Connecticut River. It includes information about ferries, bridges, steamboats, major floods, turnpikes, stagecoaches, railroads, and major train wrecks along the Connecticut River. 
Price: 26.35 USD
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9 Bracken, Peg But I Wouldn't Have Missed it for the World! The Pleasures and Perils of an Unseasoned Traveler
New York, NY Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc. 1973 0151149844 / 9780151149841 3rd Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall 
xiii, 270 pp, quarterbound w/green boards w/grey cloth covered spine w/blu lettering, dj wht w/blk lettering & color illustrated front w/color pictorial back of author in various locales. The book is full of odd things, including some personal encounters, some reflections, some home truths and some traveling facts the author wishes she would have been aware of before starting out. 
Price: 5.53 USD
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10 Burroughs Wellcome & Co. The Romance of Exploration and Emergency First-Aid from Stanley to Byrd
New York, NY Burroughs Wellcome & Co. 1934 Hard Cover Very Good-  No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
160 pp, red cloth boards, teg (top edge gilt), endpapers are silver colored w/embossed stars. The book shows some of the emergency first-aid kits that explorers used. They were exhibited at the Chicago Century of Progress Exposition in 1934. Has information about the following explorers: Pioneers of Africa, Pioneers of Polar Exploration, Pioneers of Air Travel, and Some Other Heroes of Travel.The medical equipment of Burroughs Wellcome & Co. was copyrighted under " Tabloid". The boards have some spotting, corners bumped.  
Price: 16.96 USD
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11 Burroughs Wellcome & Co. The Romance of Exploration and Emergency First-Aid from Stanley to Byrd
New York, NY Burroughs Wellcome & Co. 1934 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
160 pp, red cloth boards, teg (top edge gilt), endpapers are silver colored w/embossed stars. The book shows some of the emergency first-aid kits that the explorers used. They were exhibited at the Chicago Century of Progress Exposition in 1934. Has information about the following explorers: Pioneers of Africa, Pioneers of Polar Exploration, Pioneers of Air Travel, and Some Other Heroes of Travel.The medical equipment of Burroughs Wellcome & Co. was copyrighted under " Tabloid". 
Price: 19.98 USD
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12 Cohen, Stan The Trail of 42: a Pictorial History of the Alaskan Highway
Missoula, MT Pictorial Histories Publishing Co. 1984 0933126069 / 9780933126060 6th Printing Wraps Very Good No Jacket Oblong 16mo Over 6" - 7" Tall Photos & Advertisements 
[2], iv, 102 pp, glossy SC wraps w/green-grey-tan color pictorial front panel and black-and-white map end panel. The photos show the road construction and also the way the soldiers and construction men lived. By the spring of 1942 four US military regiments were poised to begin the construction of twelve hundred miles of road in Canada and over 200 miles in Alaska. Three more army regiments were added for a total strength of troops of over 11,000. prev owner wrote "17142 Cranston" on the half title page, 
Price: 9.14 USD
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13 Cohen, Stan Trail of 42 : a Pictorial History of the Alaska Highway
Missoula, MT Pictorial Histories Publishing Co. 1989 0933126069 / 9780933126060 2nd Revised Printing Soft Cover Near Fine  No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos & Maps 
112 pp, glossy brown-tan SC wraps w/pictorial front & rear covers. The book provides a history of the Alaskan Highway which begins at Dawson Creek in British Columbia, Canada and goes to Fairbanks, Alaska.  
Price: 8.50 USD
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14 Crane, Nicholas Mercator: The Man Who Mapped the Planet
New York, NY Henry Holt & Company 2003 0805066241 / 9780805066241 First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11" Illustrations & Photos 
xiii, 348 pp, quarterbound w/yel papercovered boards w/maroon papercovered spine, dj cream-brown-yel-green w/color illustrated frontpanel of world map. Gerard Mercator lived through the era of intellectual and scientific expansion. Among those fueling this progressd were the cartographers who sifted through the constant flow of information and evidence to create ever more accurate pictures of the planet. The early navigation charts used by sailors did not account for the fact that the world was round. Mercator solved the dimensional riddle that had vexed cosmographers for so long. 
Price: 12.71 USD
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15 Crane, Thomas and Houghton, Ellen Abroad : a Victorian Excursion to the Continent
London, England Bracken Books 1985 0946495378 / 9780946495375 Facsimile Hard Cover Very Good+  Very Good- Facsmilie 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Houghton, Ellen 
56 pp, blu boards w/gilt lettering, dj green w/cream lettering w/color illustrated front & back panels. A facsimile of the 1882 edition. The family of Victorian children go across the English Channel to visit northern France and Paris. Has full-colour picture on each page, with verses to describe the sights that the children see and the people they encounter.  
Price: 12.11 USD
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16 Cresswell, Tim The Tramp in America
London, England Reaktion Books Ltd. 2001 1861890699 / 9781861890696 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine  Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos 
255 pp, black boards w/red lettering, dj grey-black-white pictorial wraparound. The book is an account of invention of the tramp as a social type in the United States from the 1870s through the 1930s. The author explores sthe sterotypes associated iwth tramps - that they were male and therefore a threat to women in domestic environments. Another sterotype was they were untrustworthy, diseased and of unsound heredity.  
Price: 170.00 USD
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17 Cummins, Sarah J. Autobiography and Reminiscences
Fairfield, WA Ye Galleon Press 1987 0877704341 / 9780877704348 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos 
93 pp, green papercovered boards w/gilt lettering & illustration on cover, blu-wht illustrated endpapers. Sarah Cummins lived from 1828 to 1919. She tells of her life an labors, the hardships she endured to establish a home in Willamette Valley Oregon in 1845. Howes #C-952, Graff 950. small peeled spot on bottom of the rear panel, prev owner wrote on the recto rfep. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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18 Dankers, Jaspar and Sluyter, Peter and Translated and edited by Murphy, Henry C. Memoirs of the Long Island Historical Society Volume I - Journal of a Voyage to New York in 1679-80
Brooklyn, NY Long Island Historical Society 1867 Hard Cover Good No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Illustrations & Maps 
viii, xlvii, 440 pp, 12 plates, TEG (top edge gilt), green pebbled boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, 1 of 1000 cc's. six of the plates are tinted. The book relates a Dutch voyage to (New Netherland) New York, New York and its vicinity, journey to the Delaware, the Hudson and its affluents, Boston, and the voyage home. some wear to the corners, corners bumped, small tears in the top corners of the spine, some tanning to the pages, extra creases in couple of the plates, light stain to the top edges of the front & rear boards. 
Price: 182.75 USD
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19 Daudet, Alphonse & translated & intro by LeClerco, Jacques TARTARIN OF TARASCOND in Two Volumes
New York, NY The Limited Editions Club 1930 Limited/Numbered Hard Cover Very Good  No Jacket/good Slipcase Limited & Numbered Edition 16mo - over 6" to 7" Tall Dwiggins, W. A. Signed by Illustrator
263 pp, LXVI illustrations, quarter bound cloth, spine black cloth w/gilt letters, boards pink-green-gry patterned, slipcase light red w/pastedown label on back, Limited to 1500 copies, copy #555 and SIGNED by the illustrator in back of volume two, illustrated with line drawings. Volume is the outcome of a notebook the author kept during his visit to Africa in 1861. label on slipcase faded, slipcase professionally repaired.  
Price: 148.75 USD
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20 de Cordova, R. J. The Prince's Visit : a Humorous Description
New York, NY B. Frodsham 1861 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good-  No Jacket 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Stephens, Rosenberg, & Smillie, J.D. 
(2), 94 pp, 5 plates, green cloth boards blind stamped front & back, stamped gilt letters on front cover, plates have plain tissue gurads. A humorous description of the tour of his Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales through the United States of America in 1860. Sabin 16778. Notes appended at back of the book to explain the quaint expressions used in America, but possibly unknown abroad. the spine & edges are sunned, some corner bumping, some foxing to the endpapers, prev owner wrote on FPD.  
Price: 233.75 USD
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