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Image for Passage to Juneau: A Sea and Its Meanings

Passage to Juneau: A Sea and Its Meanings

By: Raban, Jonathan

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Vintage Books: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 059724


tight, unmarked View more info

A World Cruise Log

By: Appel, Joseph H.

Price: $6.75

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1926

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 059910


Tide mark early page edges, else VG. View more info

Image for Swimming to Angola : And Other Tips for Surviving the Third World

Swimming to Angola : And Other Tips for Surviving the Third World

By: Blin, Christopher S.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Bloomington, Author House: 2008

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: Dedicated By Author

Seller ID: 068577


This is not your grandfather's, or even your father's, idea of a travel book. It is, in fact, the most unlikely travel itinerary you'll probably ever read. Some of the destinations in these pages have rarely, if ever, made it to those high-gloss volumes of global travel literature. And for a good -- or at least logical -- reason: most people in so-called 'advanced' countries looking for 'exotic' locales to spend time in, normally wouldn't want to go here. These are place... View more info

Seeing Vietnam: Encounters of the Road and Heart

By: Brownmiller, Susan

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., HarperCollins: 1994

Edition: First American Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 048535


Unread copy. Sent as a reporter in 1992 after the lifting of travel restrictions, she has immersed herself in the history and events there. View more info

Fragments of Voyages and Travels : Second Series in Three Volumes.

By: Captain Hall, Basil R.N.

Price: $54.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Robert Cadell: 1832

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046936


Text and engraved frontispieces clean, bindings shaken, spines progressivly worn from Vol 1 to 2 to 3 (which is good). Letter at rear of volume three in good condition, with a minor upper tear at fold joint. Reader set, a possible candidate for re-binding - text clean, boards present, re-spining needed.. View more info

GOING TO AMERICA

By: Coleman, Terry

Price: $6.75

Publisher: Random House New York 1972: 1972

Seller ID: 005952I


1st U.S. Ed Fair/Fair. Ex-Lib., reading copy only. View more info

BRITAIN IN PICTURES: British Merchant Adventurers

By: Collis, Maurice

Price: $31.50

Publisher: London, William Collins: 1942

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 001776I


Rebound in red leather, grey endpapers, gilt lettering. 8 color plates & 24 b/w illustrations in 48 pages. View more info

The Land of the Great Image : Being Experiences of Friar Manrique in Arakan

By: Collis, Maurice

Price: $31.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1953

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 045262


Bookplated. View more info

The Grand Peregrination : Being the Life and Adventures of Fernao Mendes Pinto

By: Collis, Maurice

Price: $40.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1959

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 046905


Owner had this title rebound in bevel edged red leather, new endpapers, gilt title with his initials (GMH) at tail; Bookplated. For you if you are a GMH! View more info

The Great Within : China and the West

By: Collis, Maurice

Price: $54.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1960

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 046906


Owner had this title rebound in red bevel edged leather, new endpapers, gilt title with his initials (GMH) at tail; Bookplated. . For you if you are a GMH! View more info

The First Holy One

By: Collis, Maurice

Price: $36.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1958

Edition: First UK

Seller ID: 046907


Owner had this title rebound in red bevel edged leather, new endpapers, gilt title with his initials (GMH) at tail; Bookplated. . For you if you are a GMH! View more info

DANGER IS MY BUSINESS

By: Craig, John D.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Literary Guild New York: 1938

Seller ID: 072570


Minor wear to edges, corners bumped. Jacket wornand creased around edges, chipped at corners, tear on rear taped. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Black & white photographs View more info

Pearls, Arms and Hashish : Pages from the Life of a Red Sea Navigator

By: de Monfreid, Henri (sic. Monfried) Translated By Ida Treat)

Price: $40.50

Publisher: New York, Coward-McCann: 1930

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 061634


Book cover spells author's name incorrectly as Monfried! 356pp View more info

Far Horizons

By: Desmond, Alice Curtis

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride & Co.: 1932

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 043769S


Presentation copy. Signed by author and her husband. View more info

CERTAIN ISLANDS

By: Divine, David

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Arco New York 1972: 1972

Seller ID: 005895I


G--/G--. Ex-Lib., reading copy only. View more info

Memiors of Robert Dollar

By: Dollar, Robert

Price: $13.50

Publisher: San Francisco, CA,, Self: 1925

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 073814


Minor wear. Foxing to top of page block, Bookplate front pastedown. Binding tight, pages unmarked. Black & white photographs View more info

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In Cod We Trust : Living the Norwegian Dream

By: Dregni, Eric

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 067205


A cross-cultural hair raising, hilarious, and sometimes poignant stories of a family's year long stay... View more info

Life in the Desert : Or, Pecollections of Travel in Asia and Africa

By: Du Couret, Colonel L(ouis)

Price: $58.50

Publisher: New York, Mason Brothers: 1860

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 063739


Sturdily bound, unmarked. translated from the French. View more info

Abroad in England

By: Entwisle, Frank

Price: $4.50

Publisher: W. W. Norton: 1982

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 051257S


Price clipped. Minor edgewear. Illustrated. An enchanged ramble through provincial England inspired by H. V. Morton's classic In Search of England. Pervaded by a taste for the rediculous and a delight in bizarre situations. View more info

SEAMAN'S VOICE

By: Foulser, George

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Macgibbon & Kee: 1961

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 017671


Includes UK Waterfront strike aspects. View more info