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1 Abbott, Katharine M. Trolley Trips in and About Fascinating Washington
Washington, DC J.F. Jarvis no Wraps Poor 
no date, presumed early 1900s. Wraps, with a map of the Washington DC area on the rear cover, including trolley lines. 128 pp. Fold out map on the inside rear cover. Black and white photos throughout. A guide to historical and interesting sites, houses and locations throughout the Washington, DC area, including government buildings, etc. POOR/FAIR condition. Covers DETACHED from the text block, although still intact to themselves. Moderate to heavy chipping and loss of wrapper along the extremities and spine. Heavy browning to the covers. Minor soiling, some creasing and tearing. Minor toning in the interior. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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2 Bacon, George B. Siam. The Land of the White Elephant. As it Was and is
No Place CTC Books 0979807514 / 9780979807510 Trade Paperback Near Fine 
296 pp. With black and white illustrations throughout. A reprint of the 1881 edition, providing a historical account of Siam (Thailand) as it was in the late 1800's. This includes a look at the country, its rulers and then modern culture, the tribes of Northern Siam, customs, etc. NEAR FINE condition. Light soiling to the bottom page edges. A hint of edgewear. Interior clean and solid. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Bainbridge, Lucy Seaman Jewels From the Orient
New York Fleming H. Revell Company 1920 no First Edition Cloth Very Good No Jacket 
First edition. Brown cloth with an illustration of a pagoda, in green, on the front cover. No jacket. 125 pp. With a few photo plates throughout. All present as called for. A recounting of the author's travels to various missions and missionaries in Japan, China, India and Burma, detailing the lives, customs and culture of the people of those countries. Written from the perspective of a missionary and influenced by Biblical teachings. Of note is a lengthy inscription on the front free endpaper by the author's son, apparently written on her passing, in which he states how lucky he is and quotes a note written by Helen Keller to him, in which she says, "She is not dead, she is just away." The son of Bainbridge asserts in his inscription that Helen Keller and Lucy Bainbridge were friends. (An online copy of a 1933 newspaper article also mentions this.) In VERY GOOD condition. Light fading, rubbing and edgewear to the covers. Small bump across the top of the book. Interior clean and solid with light toning to the paper. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Ballou, Maturin M Due West or Round the World in Ten Months
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1891 no Cloth Very Good No Jacket 
Stated ninth edition. Brown cloth with a small illustration stamped in black, as well as titling in gilt. 387 pages. A an account of traveling from Massachusetts westward, detailing Utah and the Mormons, San Francisco and Yosemite California, Japan, Hong Kong and opium dens, Ceylon, India, Cairo, and Spain. VERY GOOD condition. Minor general fading, rubbing and soiling. Light bumping and scuffing along the extremities. Slight lean to the binding. Interior clean and solid with minor toning to the paper. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 Beckford, William Italy, Spain, and Portugal, with an excursion to the Monasteries of Alcobaca and Batalha. In Two Parts. Part of Wiley and Putnam's Library of Choice Reading
New York Wiley and Putnam 1845 no Quarter Leather Good No Jacket 
Dark green/black quarter leather with marbled boards. Xii, 174; xii, 256 pp. Written in letter form, this work presents a travelogue of the author's trip through Italy, Spain and Portugal, as well as the Low Countries and Germany, recalling his experiences and impressions of the people, culture and landscape. GOOD condition. Moderate fading, with moderate to heavy scuffing to the paper covered boards. Some scuffing to the leather spine. Armorial bookplate of G.F. Lindsay present. Dampstain affecting the lower corner of the pages throughout, heaviest at the front. Scattered foxing. Some toning to the paper. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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6 Bessiere, F Arles
Arles-en-Provence Edite par le Grand Hotel Du Nord-Pinus no Original Wraps Good E. Laget 
No date but presumed early 1900s. Small oblong wraps. 12 pages. With 8 full page black and white woodcut style illustrations of various buildings, sites and landscapes in and around Arles. With a short text, in French and English, on Arles. Apparently issued by the Grand Hotel Du Nord-Pinus of Arles in France and written by F. Bessiere, proprietor of the hotel. Illustrations done by an E. Laget. GOOD condition. General fading to the covers, heavier along the spine. Some creasing/wrinkling along the spine, with a few other minor creases to the wraps. Minor soiling with a few faint stains to the rear wrap. Minor toning to the paper. Front cover splitting along the upper hinge. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Brewster, A.B The Hill Tribes of Fiji. A Record of forty years' intimate connection with the tribes of the mountainous interior of Fiji with a description of their habits in war and peace, methods of living, ...
London Seeley, Service and Co. Ltd 1922 no Half-Leather Fair No Jacket Ex-Library 
Full title: A Record of forty years' intimate connection with the tribes of the mountainous interior of Fiji with a description of their habits in war and peace, methods of living, characteristics mental and physical, from the days of cannibalism to the present time. Half leather with black cloth. 308 pages including index. With black and white photo plates throughout, all present as called for. A detailed account of the peoples of Fiji, chronicling ancient traditions, old religious ceremonies, new religion, circumcision and tattooing, marriage and divorce, sorcery and witchcraft and other aspects of life and culture on the island. FAIR condition, EX-LIBRARY. Usual library treatments present, including pockets, pastedowns and extensive stamping throughout, usually to the back of the plates. Heavy loss of leather along the backstrip, with heavy scuffing and some loss along the extremities and corners. General scuffing and fading to the covers, with some soiling. Binding shaken and weak, with the text block weakened but intact. Scattered foxing and soiling. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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8 Buls, Charles;Tips, Walter E. J. Siamese Sketches
Bangkok White Lotus Press 1994 9748496236 / 9789748496238 Original Wraps Near Fine 
154 pages. With black and white photos throughout. A first person account of Buls travels in Siam in 1900, providing details on the culture, architecture, politics and religion of the country, including many controversial opinions. This work includes previously unpublished letters and photos. Buls was a mayor of Brussels. NEAR FINE with light edgewear. Interior clean and solid. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Zigzag Journeys in Northern Lands. The Rhine to the Arctic., Butterworth, Hezekiah
9 Butterworth, Hezekiah Zigzag Journeys in Northern Lands. The Rhine to the Arctic.
Boston Estes and Lauriat 1884 no Hard Cover Good No Jacket 
Color illustrated paper covered boards. 320 pp. Black and white illustrations throughout. A fictional travel account for children and a juvenile audience, designed to provide a basic history of the region of the Rhine to the Arctic in Europe, focusing primarily on Germany and German traditions, and their origins and contributions in other countries. This includes Holland, Germany, Denmark, Norway and Sweden, as well as German folk tales and legends. GOOD condition. Moderate browning, minor soiling and a few small stains to the covers. Moderate scuffing, heavier along the extremities, with chipping and bumping present. Hinges and spine worn. Text block shaken but intact, with the block cracked in a few places. Ownership signature present. Minor scattered soiling and foxing. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Zigzag Journeys in the Orient. The Adriatic to the Baltic. A journey of the Zigzag club from Vienna to the Golden Horn, the Euxine, Moscow and St. Petersburg., Butterworth, Hezekiah
10 Butterworth, Hezekiah Zigzag Journeys in the Orient. The Adriatic to the Baltic. A journey of the Zigzag club from Vienna to the Golden Horn, the Euxine, Moscow and St. Petersburg.
Boston Estes and Lauriat 1882 no Hard Cover Good 
Color illustrated paper covered boards. 320 pp. Black and white illustrations throughout. A fictional travel account for children and a juvenile audience, designed to provide a basic history of the region of Eastern Europe, focusing on Turkey, Russia, Bulgaria and other Slavic regions. Much attention is paid to the political dynamics of the region, discussing tensions between Turkey and the Ottoman Empire and Russia, as well as power struggles and a potential power vacuum due to the collapse of the Ottoman Empire and the rise of Russia. This includes a look at what England and other European countries hope will happen. GOOD condition. Moderate browning, minor soiling and a few small stains to the covers. Moderate scuffing, heavier along the extremities, with chipping and bumping present. Hinges and spine worn, with heavy loss of paper along the hinges and extremities. Ownership signature present. Minor scattered soiling and foxing. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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11 Chapin, William Memoir of Mrs. Susan Howard, Late of the South American Mission. With Extracts from her Journal and Letters
New York Published for the author at the Methodist Book Concern 1845 no First Edition Cloth Good No Jacket Ex-Library 
Finely ribbed dark brown cloth with gilt titling and minor ruling and decoration in blind. 138 pages. With a frontis portrait. Drawn mostly from journal entries and letters, this work reflects primarily the spiritual life of Susan Howard, with the last 50 plus pages chronicling her trip from New York to Buenos Aires, by way of Monte Video. Howard recounts life aboard the ship and in South America, as well as her time in Buenos Aires, where her efforts would be spent engaging in a missionary school. In GOOD condition. Slightly EX-LIBRARY with a few faint library stamps on the inside front cover and title page. Call numbers on the title page. No markings on the exterior. General fading, minor rubbing and minor soiling, a bit heavier to the rear cover. Corners bumped and worn. Head and foot of the spine pulled, with minor loss of cloth. Previous owner's signature on the title page. Minor to moderate scattered foxing throughout. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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12 Clark, Peter;Thesiger, Wilfred Thesiger's Return
Dubai/London Motivate Publishing 1992 1873544367 / 9781873544365 First Edition Original Wraps Very Good 
Black and white photography by Wilfred Thesiger. Believed first edition. In original wraps. 84 pages. Many black and white photos throughout, with a few in color. A collection of Thesiger's photographs, some published for the first time, that chronicles the famed explorer's time in southern Arabia, as well as his return to Abu Dhabi in the early 1990's for an exhibit of his work. VERY GOOD condition. Moderate scuffing to the covers. Some edgewear with minor creasing to the corners. Inner text clean and solid. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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13 Coburn, Silas R. Across the Ferry. A Description of a Journey Across the Atlantic, including incidents of the voyage and visits to England, Scotland and Ireland.
Lowell, MA Courier Press 1886 no Cloth Various No Jacket 
235 pp. With black and white illustrations. This includes a frontis illustration of Sound steamer, a ship used to cross the Long Island Sound. An account of the author's travel to England, Scotland and Ireland by passenger ship, chronicling both the ocean voyage and the amenities of the cruise, as well as the sights and life in the United Kingdom and Ireland. VERY GOOD condition. Minor general fading to the book, with light soiling and scuffing. Cloth bumped and scuffed at the corners and spine tips, with light scuffing to the extremities. Interior clean and solid with toning to the paper. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Our New Way Round the World, Coffin, Charles Carleton
14 Coffin, Charles Carleton Our New Way Round the World
Boston Estes and Lauriat 1885 no Hard Cover Good No Jacket 
Blue cloth binding with color pictorial paper covered boards. 508 pages. With black and white illustrations throughout, as well as a few small maps. A chronicle of a sailing trip around the world, documenting the lives and cultures of various places, including countries on the Mediterranean, Egypt, the Near East, India, Singapore, China, Hong Kong, etc. With a chapter on the construction and opening of the Suez Canal. GOOD condition. Moderate scuffing and fading to the covers. Minor to moderate soiling with a few small stains to the rear cover. Boards very worn along the extremities with some loss to the paper at the corners. Interior hinges weak but holding. Text block solid. Small ownership stamp present on the second front endpaper. Minor general browning to the paper. Faint stain at the upper fore edge margins. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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A Voyage Round the Coast of Great Britain, Daniell, William
15 Daniell, William A Voyage Round the Coast of Great Britain
London The Folio Society 2008 no Cloth Fine No Jacket 
Blue cloth illustrated in gilt, in a color illustrated slipcase. 294 pp., including index. With color illustrations throughout. A detailed first person chronicle of the author's travels throughout Great Britain, following the coast, and documenting through words and paintings, the villages, castles, cliffs, bays, inlets and other sites in England, Scotland and Wales. William Daniell was an English landscape painter and engraver, publishing 'Oriental Scenery' and this work, both of which were published over a period of time in the early 1800s. FINE book on a GOOD+ slipcase. No visible wear to the book. Minor soiling and fading to the slipcase, mostly along the top and bottom edge, with a faint stain to the lower edge. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Voyages and Travels or Scenes in Many Lands. Four Parts bound in Two Volumes, De Colange, Leo (editor)
16 De Colange, Leo (editor) Voyages and Travels or Scenes in Many Lands. Four Parts bound in Two Volumes
Boston E.W. Walker and Co 1887 no Half Leather Very Good Folio 
Half brown leather with brown cloth. Small folios. viii, 290; 291-576; viii, 346; 347-576. Steel plates, photogravures and black and white illustrations throughout. A collection of writings by various authors providing travel accounts, history and a discussion of culture of various countries around the world, including Poland, Russia, Madagascar, Mauritius, Africa, India, China, Japan, the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii), California, etc. All in about VERY GOOD condition or better. Leather rather scuffed along the extremities and hinges, with a few deeper scrapes and gouges. Uneven fading to the spines and covers. Minor toning in the interiors. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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17 de Rougemont, Denis Le Paysan du Danube. Les Cahiers Romands Deuxieme Serie. No. 9.
Lausanne Librairie Payot et Cie 1932 no Quarter Leather Good No Jacket Signed by Author
#9 of 35 copies SIGNED by the author. Blue marbled paper covered boards with a blue leather spine (not as issued). Original wraps bound in. 201 pp. All text in French. A few black and white photo plates and illustrated plates throughout. A travelogue of the author's trip through central Europe in the late 1920s, in an effort to recapture the romantic notion of Europe. Denis de Rougemont was a Swiss author and cultural theorist. GOOD+ condition. Heavy scuffing/fading to the leather along the spine. Minor fading and edgewear to the book. Some browning to the paper. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Pictures From Italy. Part of Wiley and Putnam's Library of Choice Reading, Dickens, Charles
18 Dickens, Charles Pictures From Italy. Part of Wiley and Putnam's Library of Choice Reading
New York Wiley and Putnam 1846 no First American Edition Quarter Leather Good 
Quarter leather with marbled boards. 184 pp. An account of travels through France to Italy, recalling the sights, the people and the history of Genoa, Naples, Rome and elsewhere, with a focus on urban areas, their people, culture and costume, contrasted with their historical legacy. GOOD+ condition. Moderate fading and moderate to heavy scuffing to the paper covered boards. Minor scuffing to the leather. Armorial bookplate of G.F. Lindsay in the inside front cover. Minor scattered foxing throughout. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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19 Dodd, Anna Bowman Up the Seine to the Battlefields
New York Harper and Brothers 1920 no Cloth Good No Jacket 
Blue cloth. No jacket. 394 pp. With illustrated plates throughout. Written just after World War I, this travelogue provides a history of the villages and cities along the Seine in France, asserting that the charm of this river was overlooked until it was found navigable by large boats in World War I. Dodd discusses French history as it relates to the Seine, as well as documenting Havre, Rouen, Caudebec, Trouville and Deauville, among other towns. Also detailed are the various World War I battlefields in and around Amiens, providing an account of the battle at Amiens. GOOD condition. Light fading to the covers, heavier along the spine, with an area of browning near the foot. Light soiling, rubbing and edgewear. Foxing present to the page edges, with minor foxing scattered throughout the book. Browning and offsetting to the endpapers. Text clean and solid. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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20 Drew, William A Glimpses and Gatherings, during a Voyage and Visit to London and the Great Exhibition, in the Summer of 1851
Augusta, ME Homan and Manley 1852 no Hard Cover Poor No Jacket 
Believed first edition. 404 pages. Dark brown cloth with minor decorations and ruling in blind. A travel memoir by Drew (a former state commissioner of Maine) recounting his trip to London by boat and describing his impressions of Montreal and Quebec in general, and in great detail, life and culture in London, including various parks, the churches, his impressions of the Great Exhibition and other notable sights. In POOR/FAIR condition. MISSING lower half of the cloth backstrip. General moderate fading to the covers, with a few spots of heavier fading. A few small ink drops present. Some soiling and minor to moderate scuffing. Heavy edgewear with the cloth scuffed through along the extremities, heavy bumping to the corners with loss of cloth and minor loss of backstrip at the head of the spine. Covers weak at the interior hinges but still intact. Text block solid with heavy darkening to the endpapers, minor to moderate foxing throughout and some scattered soiling. A few pages creased at the corners. Overall moderate to heavy wear in POOR/FAIR condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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