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Travel, Exploration

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WESTERN CANADA & ALASKA TOURBOOK 2004 Edition, Aaa Publishing
1 Aaa Publishing WESTERN CANADA & ALASKA TOURBOOK 2004 Edition
AAA Publishing 2004 Softcover Near Fine 
Near new condition, clean & tight. 766 pages. Covers Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories and Nunvut, Saskatchewan, Yukon Territory and Alaska.Comprehensive City Indexes, points of interest, maps, lodgings & restaurants, weather, history, recreation areas, etc. ; 8vo 
Price: 7.05 USD
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2 Allen, Robert Joseph THE STORY OF SUPERSTITION MOUNTAIN AND THE LOST DUTCHMAN GOLD MINE
Pocket Books 1977 0671814303 / 9780671814304 Eighth Printing Softcover Fair 
Moderate wear & discolation to cover, some creasing. Several pages near front are loose at the bottom end, some are taped. Pages are clean , name/address written inside cover, reading copy only. Age tanning to all. A true account of the gold hungry men who challenged the treacherous peak sacred to the Apaches (200? Osl) ; 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall 
Price: 1.95 USD
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THE DEWDNEY TRAIL, ROCK CREEK TO SALMO Frontier Book No. 20, Anderson, Frank W.
3 Anderson, Frank W. THE DEWDNEY TRAIL, ROCK CREEK TO SALMO Frontier Book No. 20
Aldergrove, B. C. Frontier Publishing 1969 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Frontier Book #20. Light edge and corner wear, a little sticker residue on front, light soiling. Couple earmarks seen internally. B/w photos/illus. "In the early day of British Columbia, the land lying along the American border from Rock Creek to Salmo was almost forgotten territory. With the discovery of gold, copper and silver in the boundary country, a struggle between American and Canadian influences developed - each striving to draw the trade from the area. ; 8vo; In this book, we are attempting to portray the development of the Boundary country in relation to the roles played by the Dewdney Trail and the fabulous Kettle Valley Line. " (*lower shipping available on this lighter item, osl) 
Price: 8.50 USD
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NORTHWEST COAST NATIVE AND NATIVE-STYLE ART A Guidebook for Western Washington, Averill, Lloyd J. & Morris, Daphne K.
4 Averill, Lloyd J. & Morris, Daphne K. NORTHWEST COAST NATIVE AND NATIVE-STYLE ART A Guidebook for Western Washington
University of Washington Press 1995 0295974680 / 9780295974682 First Edition Softcover Good 
Tight, solid copy. Ex-library book with usual type markings. Inner pages are clean, however top edge of pages has light water damage causing wrinkling to top couple inches. Fairly minor & pages turn freely. Light edgewear to cover & moderate soiling outer edge of pages. "This intelligently crafted resource book by former University of Washington lecturer Averill and Native art educator/illustrator Morris combines effective approaches to touring, viewing, and learning about the Native arts of the Northwest Coast region. While the text is organized to function best as a guidebook for interested lay readers, there is also invaluable reference information as well. The first section, "Where To Find the Art, " focuses on specific geographical locations for hand-held touring purposes. The second section provides "Sources of the Art, " with terse artist biographies and descriptions of Northwest Coast tribes and their practices...." [498]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 8.95 USD
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THE BRITISH COLUMBIA BED & BREAKFAST GUIDE Also Includes the Banff/jasper Area, 6th Edition, Bell, Sarah
5 Bell, Sarah THE BRITISH COLUMBIA BED & BREAKFAST GUIDE Also Includes the Banff/jasper Area, 6th Edition
B. C. Gordon Soules Book Publishers 2002 1894661060 / 9781894661065 Sixth Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Near fine condition. Only very light wear overall, no markings. Would be upgraded to fine other than it has a light coffee or tea stain to one outer edge of pages. This only affects the very edge of a few internal pages and is quite minor. Pages are otherwise clean & unmarked. Profusely illustrated. A guide to over 150 B&B's in British Columbia and the Banff/Jasper area, providing a wide range of accommodation choices. [293-osl]; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 7.50 USD
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LESBIAN TRAVELS A Literary Companion, Bledsoe, Lucy Jane
6 Bledsoe, Lucy Jane LESBIAN TRAVELS A Literary Companion
Whereabouts Press 1998 1883513073 / 9781883513078 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Excellent condition, only light wear overall, clean & tight, with no markings. 224 pages. A collection of travel stories by contemporary women writers, this book ranges from Egypt and West Africa to Russia, Greece, Kathmandu and Chile. In one tale, Sonja Franeta journeys 3000 miles on the Trans-Siberian railroad, and in another, Mariana Romo-Carmona returns home to Chile after 30 years. (*shipping will be reduced to most locations) ; 8vo; A collection of travel stories by contemporary women writers, this book ranges from Egypt and West Africa to Russia, Greece, Kathmandu and Chile. In one tale, Sonja Franeta journeys 3000 miles on the Trans-Siberian railroad, and in another, Mariana Romo-Carmona returns home to Chile after 30 years. [342-noto] 
Price: 9.95 USD
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7 Boyle, Leonard O.P. A SHORT GUIDE TO ST. CLEMENTS, ROME
Rome Collegio San Clemente 1972 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Illustrations and numerous photographs. Light cover and edgewear. Pages clean and tight. Complete except for transparent scale map which apparently was at the end of the book. From the Introduction: The Basilica of San Clemente is situated some three hundred yards above the Colosseum, on a road that rises gradually to St. John Laterna from the valley between the Coelian Hill on the south and Oppian Hill on the North. It is named after Pope St. Clement, the 3rd successor of St. Peter in the See of Rome, who died around 100 A. D........ (110? Osl) ; 12mo; 82 pages 
Price: 7.00 USD
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FUNDAMENTALS OF KAYAK NAVIGATION, Burch, David
8 Burch, David FUNDAMENTALS OF KAYAK NAVIGATION
CT Globe Pequot Press 1999 076270473x / 9780762704736 Softcover Very Good+ 
Great condition, very light edge/corner wear, no markings. Fundamentals of Kayak Navigation is the authoritative source for information needed to chart an accurate course in a sea kayak, whether on open water or between islands or icebergs. Covers chart reading; compass use; finding and keeping track of position; predicting tides and currents; trip planning; navigating at night, in fog, and in boat and ship traffic; and much more. ; 8vo 
Price: 9.95 USD
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KASHMIR The Himalayan Paradise, D'Souza, Marie & Saith, Sanjeev
9 D'Souza, Marie & Saith, Sanjeev KASHMIR The Himalayan Paradise
London Tiger Books International 1990 1855010526 / 9781855010529 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardcover is clean and unmarked. Jacket has light edgewear, small taped tear on top edge, tear to spine top, light scuffing. 62 colour plates. . A blend of Kashmir's history, legends, art culture & lifestyle - a beautiful area which has captivated visitors from around the world. Wonderful colour photos throughout. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 21.00 USD
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10 Davis, Annette Brock MY YEAR BEFORE THE MAST
Hounslow Press 1999 0888822073 / 9780888822079 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ 
Ex-library book, but still in very nice condition - sturdy laminated cover and usual ex-lib type markings. Pages clean and intact, overall wear very light. In 1933, a young Canadian woman rejected the expectations of society and tier upper-class family and became a crew member aboard one of the last great four-masted sailing vessels that still plied the ocean.... [350osl] ; 8vo; 218 pages 
Price: 7.00 USD
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AUSTRALIA, Dorling Kindersley Travel
11 Dorling Kindersley Travel AUSTRALIA
Dorling Kindersley 2000 0751311146 / 9780751311143 Softcover Fine 
Excellent condition, a little scuffing and light wear to corners. No markings to pages. Profusely illustrated in colour. -The Outback, Museums, Wine, Aboriginal Arts, Maps, Beaches, Sports, Restaurants and much more. -Town-by-town information on sights, shopping & entertainment. -Carefully selected hotels, restaurants and cafes in all price ranges. -Easy to use 3-D aerial views give you instant access to districts & buildings. -Survival guide give practical advice on health, security, public transport, etc. -Over 1,200 full-colour photos show Australia at it's best. (860) ; Eyewitness Travel Guides; 8vo 
Price: 11.95 USD
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Adventures of a Continental Drifter,  Advance Readers' Edition, Elliott Hester
12 Elliott Hester Adventures of a Continental Drifter, Advance Readers' Edition
St. Martin's Press 2005 0312312415 / 9780312312411 First Edition Softcover Fine 
Advance Readers' Edition. Excellent condition - very light creasing to back cover, slight corner wear. Pages are clean and unmarked. ; 8vo; Description: In October 2002, Elliott Hester sold his car, abandoned his apartment, and took off alone on a trip around the world, during which he drifted to over fifty destinations. Elliott's tales about his travels range from the bizarre to the hilarious to the flat-out shocking. Travel with him as he chases off transvestites in the South Pacific, Gets drunk on Estonian moonshine at the maker's eightieth birthday party, Impersonates Samuel L. Jackson at the 38th International Film Festival in the Czech Republic, Ponders the Finnish tradition of sprinting from steamy sauna to plunge into the frigid Baltic Sea naked! And much more. [400-noto] 
Price: 9.05 USD
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Rome Eternally Beautiful,  The Medici Art Series No. 4, Fattorusso, G. , J. & M. L. Fattorusso
13 Fattorusso, G. , J. & M. L. Fattorusso Rome Eternally Beautiful, The Medici Art Series No. 4
Florence The Medici Art Series 1937 Softcover Good in Poor dust jacket 
Pages are clean and intact, some age tanning, no loose pages. Soft cardboard cover has moderate edgewear and tanning. Dustjacket in fairly poor condition has numerous tears and chips, front flap is detached (included but not attached) and back flap is partially attached, some soiling. Colour frontispiece and numerous b/w illustrations. The monuments of antiquity, the churches, the palaces, the treasures of art. A handbook for students and travellers. With 1045 illustrations. (320osl); 12mo 7" - 7˝" tall 
Price: 8.95 USD
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HITCHING RIDES WITH BUDDHA Uncorrected Proof, Ferguson, Will
14 Ferguson, Will HITCHING RIDES WITH BUDDHA Uncorrected Proof
Alfred A. Knopf Canada 2005 0676976557 / 9780676976557 First Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Uncorrected proof. Oversize plastic comb spiralbound manuscript (11.5 x 9") in very nice condition, no markings, a little scuffing to covers. Clear plastic front with paper backing, approx. 410 pages. From the Publisher: Originally published as Hokkaido Highway Blues, with limited distribution in Canada, Will Ferguson's classic book about Japan, for all fans of the bestselling Beauty Tips from Moose Jaw. With the same fervour they have for outlandish game shows and tiny gadgets, the Japanese go nuts each spring when the cherry blossoms sweep from island to island towards the country's northerly tip. Will Ferguson was celebrating the event in the standard fashion. And after way too much sake he announced he would be the first person in recorded history to follow the blossoms progress end to end. To make it a challenge worth doing, he decided to hitchhike all the way: relying on the kindness of some very weird and wonderful strangers...(*Note: due to heavy weight, extra postage will be required); 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 19.50 USD
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15 Fodor's FODOR'S SOUTHEAST ASIA 1982
Fodor's Modern Guides 1982 0679008268 / 9780679008262 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Pages clean and intact. Cover has light edge and corner wear. Illustrated in b/w and colour. [437-noto] ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 519 pages 
Price: 11.50 USD
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16 Gilbert, Martin LETTERS TO AUNTIE FORI The 5,000 - Year History of the Jewish People and Their Faith
New York Schocken Books 2002 0805241884 / 9780805241884 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Clean, tight copy. Ex-library book with laminated cover & usual type markings, only very light wear overall. A little wear to edges of laminate & light scuffing of cover. "Sir Martin Gilbert, speaks in a charming, personal voice in this fascinating volume, the saga of five thousand years of Jewish life laid out in a series of intimate, storytelling letters to a lifelong friend. Sir Martin first met “Auntie Fori” in 1958,when he arrived in New Delhi with a letter of introduction from her son, a fellow Oxford student. Their friendship flourished for forty years through correspondence and visits to the capitals where her husband, the diplomat B. K. Nehru, was posted. ..." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 13.50 USD
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NEW YORK, YOU'RE A WONDERFUL TOWN 50+ Years of Chronicling Gotham, Henrik Krogius
17 Henrik Krogius NEW YORK, YOU'RE A WONDERFUL TOWN 50+ Years of Chronicling Gotham
Arcade Publishing 2003 1559706988 / 9781559706988 First Edition Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
New book, no markings, minor shelfwear to jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; "For over 50 years, Henrik Krogius has roamed its avenues and streets, photographing and describing many facets of its vibrant and varied life. His focus is not on famous buildings-though he depicts many-but on people who live and work here. With the eyes of one of the city's many celebrants, he describes a city that is traversed by visitor and resident alike, yet not consciously observed by most..... In these pages one sees New York today, but also, thanks to his constant camera, how it looked and evolved over the past five decades. " (935? ) 
Price: 16.95 USD
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18 Henzell, Aphra AFRICAN PATCHWORK
London Newman Neame 1952 First Edition Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket Illustrated by Najman, Eva 
Book has sustained light water damage affecting dustjacket and book cover. This has left some light watermarking/spotting on cover and spotting/staining to jacket. Pages for the most part are very good, clean and unmarked, light stain to endpages. Jacket has numerous small tears/chips to edges. Illustrated. 128 pages. An account of the author's journey to South and East Africa, also includes accounts of Madeira, Zanzibar, Mombassa, Nairobi, Egypt and the Mediterranean. Maps on endpapers. (250noto) ; 8vo 
Price: 4.95 USD
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THE TIGRIS EXPEDITION In Search of Our Beginnings, Heyerdahl, Thor
19 Heyerdahl, Thor THE TIGRIS EXPEDITION In Search of Our Beginnings
Doublday 1981 0385173571 / 9780385173575 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardcover clean & tight, no markings, profuse colour illustrations. Jacket has moderate edgewear and some small tears, light scuffing, not clipped. What could the first Sumerians have told us, if they returned to life At least their tablets record how they came and from where. They came by . They came sailing in through the gulf, and their earliest works of art illustrated the kind of watercraft that brought them. The Tigris Expedition was such a voyage. A voyage into the past. On a small raft- of tnder reeds and rope we sailed a distance of over six thousand kilometers. This journeying showed that the ancient people of Mesopotamia, the Indus Valley, and Egypt could have built man's earliest civilizations.... ; 8vo; 349 pages 
Price: 9.05 USD
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LAZY DAYS IN SUMMER 4500km Sea Kayaking Adventure from the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean, Howgate, Bernie
20 Howgate, Bernie LAZY DAYS IN SUMMER 4500km Sea Kayaking Adventure from the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean
Mud Lake, Labrador Traveling Man Enterprises 2002 0969441940 / 9780969441946 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ Signed by Author
Signed/inscribed by author on title pages. Very light edge & corner wear, light scuffing. Internal pages clean and unmarked, slight wrinkling to a few pages. B/w photos & illus. 238 pages. Another great travelling adventure with Bernie Howgate, this time 4500 km from the great lakes to the Atlantic. (*shipping will be reduced to most location). ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author 
Price: 12.95 USD
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