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1 (Deighton, Len). Pettitt, Victor & Margaret, compilers LEN DEIGHTON'S CONTINENTAL DOSSIER: A Collection of Cultural Culinary, Historical Spooky, Grim and Preposterous Fact
(London): Michael Joseph, (1968). First edition. Hardcover. Boards splayed and spine faded to a light blue with shelf-edges exhibiting some light nicking; the front endpaper has a mild crease otherwise a very good copy. This volume was issued without benefit of a dust wrapper. 
Printed boards with six-color photographic design by Max Robinson. This travel guide contains an original three-page introduction by Len Deighton and is SIGNED by him on the title-page. Ribbon-markers. Folding map in the rear. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2 Ball, John DRAGON HOTEL
New York and Tokyo: Walker/Weatherhill, (1969). First edition. Hardcover. Fine, fresh copy in bright orange cloth with gilt titles and decoration, decorative endpapers; in a very slightly nicked illustrated dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Taijiro Kushido. 
An affectionate and witty tribute to late 1960's Taiwan and its people by the award-winning novelist, illustrated with superb black-and-white drawings by Hirosi Manabe. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Bishop, John Melville with Bishop, Naomi Hawes AN EVER-CHANGING PLACE: A Year Among Snow Monkeys and Sherpas in the Himalayas
New York: Simon & Schuster, (1978). 0671228986 / 9780671228989 First edition. Hardcover. Remainder stamp to the lower page edges, else fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket with mild wear to the upper edge of the spine panel, and a tiny closed edge tear to the upper rear flap. 190 pages and thirty b&w plates. 
An account of the Bishops' year in the Himalayas in the country of Nepal, where they conducted a scientific study of the langur monkeys, and discovered a unique society that balances the needs of man, animals, and nature. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Carrick, Alice Van Leer COLLECTOR'S LUCK IN SPAIN
Boston, Massachusetts: Little, Brown, and Company, 1930. First edition. Hardcover. Very good in chipped, soiled and shelfworn dust jacket with edge tears. Illustrated. 
An antique collector's account of her trip with a list of shops. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Cooper, Susan BEHIND THE GOLDEN CURTAIN: A View of the U.S.A.
New York: Scribner's, (1965). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Light shelfwear to the spine edges, else a near fine copy in a near fine dust jacket with light toning to covers. 
An arresting view of the U.S. as a country on its own terms. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Crawford, Laura M. DEAR FAMILY: The Travel Letters and Reminiscences of Laura McPherson Crawford
Claremont, California: (Saunders Press), 1946. First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy without dust jacket. 360 pages. Edited by Ruth Saunders. 
Letters from a Canadian Red Cross worker to her family of Scotland, Ireland and America. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Dickson, Mora BAGHDAD AND BEYOND
Chicago, Illinois: Rand McNally & Company, (1961). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket with one short closed edge tear. 
The author accompanied her husband on a mission in Iraq. Marvelous illustrations by the author. Memoirs of Iraq. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Editors of Country Beautiful 400 LANDMARKS OF AMERICA: Where to Go and What to See
Waukesha, Wisconsin: Country Beautiful, 91974). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in dust jacket. 
Folio. A photographic guide to 400 American Landmarks with accompanying text. 296 pages, index. Over 150 color photographs by America's leading photographers, plus many black-and-white shots. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Fletcher, Colin; Harris, Tom, illustrator THE WINDS OF MARA
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1973. 0394470915 / 9780394470917 Third printing. Hardcover. Publisher's remainder stamp to the lower page edges, else near fine in brown cloth with gilt animals and tree device to the front cover and gilt lettering and device to the spine; in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
343 pages; map endpapers, frontispiece and fourteen b&w illustrations by Harris, and a bibliography. Fletcher, the author of THE COMPLETE WALKER, gives an account of his trip through the Mara--an animal sanctuary in southern Kenya. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 Kane, Harnett T. QUEEN NEW ORLEANS: City by the River
New York: William Morrow & Company, 1949. First edition. Hardcover. Faint stain to the upper front cover, else a very nearly fine copy in an illustrated dust jacket with a sticker ghost to the front flap and a small internal chip from the spine. An attractive copy with jacket art by Paul Laune. 374 pages and an index. 
Illustrated endpapers, thirty-four b&w photographs, one map, and four b&w illustrations by Tilden Landry. A history and travel guide to New Orleans by the popular author of NATCHEZ ON THE MISSISSIPPI and DEEP DELTA COUNTRY. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Lawrence, R.D. VOYAGE OF THE STELLA
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1982). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
A seagoing adventure including diving with a killer whale. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 Lourie, Peter SWEAT OF THE SUN, TEARS OF THE MOON: A Chronicle Of An Incan Treasure
New York: Atheneum, 1991. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Macleod, Norman EASTWARD
London: Alexander Strahan, Publisher 1866. First edition. Hardcover. Recently rebound in hunter green cloth with textured endpapers, original gilt-decorated front panel and spine cartouche affixed; else near fine with all edges gilt. 
With seventy illustrations from photographs engraved by Joseph Swain, including a fold-out panoramic frontispiece. Handsome and sturdy rebinding of this oriental travel classic. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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14 McGivern, Maureen and William MENTION MY NAME IN MOMBASA: The Unscheduled Adventures of An American Family Abroad
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, (1958). First edition. Hardcover. Lightly bumped corner tips, light toning to the shelf edges, else a near fine copy in a very good, price-clipped dust jacket with a sticker scar to the front panel and shelfwear to edges. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Meyer, Robert, Jr. FESTIVALS EUROPE
New York: Ives Washburn, Inc., (1954). First edition. Hardcover. 328 pages with an index and 16 black & white plates. Fine in an illustrated dust jacket with two very short edge tears. 
A comprehensive guide to 600 celebrations in European countries. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 Moats, Leone B. THUNDER IN THIER VEINS: A Memoir Of Mexico
New York: The Century Company, (1932). First edition. Hardcover. Spine somewhat faded, former owner's bookplate and label on the front endpapers, else very good without dust jacket. 
Edited by Russell Lord. Contains 19 photographic illustrations. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Oliver, William EIGHT MONTHS IN ILLINOIS: With Information to Immigrants
Chicago: Walter M. Hill, 1924. First edition thus, reprint of the 1843 edition. Hardcover. A very near fine copy in heavy blue cloth with a gilt lettered spine, printed on deckled edge paper, uncut pages; in a very slightly chipped dust jacket with faint damp-stains, some soiling, rubbing, and a few short edgetears. 
Reprint of the original edition 1843 edition with a new introduction; the original edition is one of the rarest later books of English travel. 260 pages, index. Facsimile of the original title-page. Scarce in jacket. Howes, US-IANA, 071. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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18 Peissel, Michel THE GREAT HIMALAYAN PASSAGE: The Story of an Extraordinary Adventure on the Roof of the World
Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (1975). First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
This author recounts an extraordinary twelve-hundred-mile journey up nine different rivers from India to the borders of Tibet-via hovercraft. Illustrated with over sixty color and black-and-white photographs taken by the explorers. 254 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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19 Severin, Timothy THE GOLDEN ANTILLES
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (1970). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
The story of the travelers, adventurers, and soldiers of fortune who searched for a promised land in the Caribbean. Illustrated with facsimiles and a map. 336 pages plus a 12-page index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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20 Shippey, Lee IT'S AN OLD CALIFORNIA CUSTOM
New York: The Vanguard Press, Inc., (1948). First edition. Hardcover. Offsetting to the front endpapers, else a near fine copy in grey cloth with yellow illustration of a miner to the front cover; in an illustrated dust jacket with mild wear and age-toning to the edges. 
A volume in the American Customs series. Shippey, a columnist for THE LOS ANGELES TIMES, describes the history and customs of the Golden State, including everything from gay caballeros to Forty-niners, and from pirates to the film industry. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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