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Weekend Walks on the Delmarva Peninsula : Walks and Hikes in Deleware and the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia

By: Abercrombie, Jay

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Woodstock, Vt., Countryman Press: 2006

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 005680

ISBN: 0881506672

Condition: Fine


256 pp., index, numerous maps, b&w photos. Close to new, no markings or spine creases. Abercrombie, an entomologist and field biologist, presents the agrarian and maritime flavor that lingers on the edge of the Washington-Baltimore metropolis. His 33 suggested walks range from an easy stroll to a challenging backpacking trip. The territory includes Delaware and the eastern shore of Maryland and Virginia. View more info

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Big Dreams: Into the Heart of California

By: Barich, Bill

Price: $3.85

Publisher: New York, Vintage Books: 1995

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 006073

ISBN: 0679760350

Condition: Very Good


546 pp., with map, bibliography. Corners creased, lightly thumbed. Text clean. Small tear on rear cover at bottom of spine. Barich explores California as a land of big promises. He relates experiences of diverse characters who went to California to achieve a dream. View more info

The World's Most Haunted Places

By: Belanger,Jeff

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New York, Fall River Press: 2007

Edition: 7th Printing.

Seller ID: 009415

ISBN: 0760783632

Condition: Fine


253 pp, index, like new. Belanger, a Massachusetts-based online guide to all things ghostly, gives a thumbnail tour of 29 historical buildings with paranormal reputations. The informal guidebook ranges from well-known landmarks, such as the White House, the Paris Catacombs and the Tower of London, to obscure locations, such as Hibbing High School in Minnesota, Stone's Public House in Ashland Mass., Thornewood Castle in Lakrwood, Wash., Boogo Road Gaoll in Brisbane, Austr... View more info

Seeing Vietnam

By: Brownmiller, Susan

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Harper Collins: 1994

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 000106

ISBN: 0060190493

Condition: Very Good


228 pp., 1 map. dj with mylar cover. Magazine writer tours Vietnam in 1992. Subtitle: Encounters of the Road and Heart. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Road Fever: A High-Speed Travelogue

By: Cahill, Tim

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Vintage Books: 1992

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 0503003722

ISBN: 0394758374

Condition: Very Good


227 pp. Nearly new, binding tight, spine uncreased. Light toniing. Travelogue of a road journey from Tierra del Fuego to Prudhoe Bay -- 15,000 miles in 23 days. "A jazzy, tire-squealing adventure" acc. to Philadelphia Inquirer blurb. Adds the Washington Post: "He took the Sunday Drive from Hell, and he lived to tell about it." View more info

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China

By: Chan, Charis and Neville-Hadley, Peter

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Hong Kong: Odyssey Publications, 1999: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003318

ISBN: 9622176046

Condition: Very Good +


Trade Paperback. Very Good +. 1st Edition. Advanced Reading Copy (ARC). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 350 pp. in stiff wraps. Numerous color photos. 12 maps, bibliography. A tourist guide to China and an overview giving a taste of Chinese culture. View more info

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Anatomy of Restlessness

By: Chatwin, Bruce

Price: $5.00

Publisher: E Rutherford, New Jersey, Penguin Group USA: 1997

Edition: 1st Paperback US Edition

Seller ID: 0503003705

ISBN: 0140256989

Condition: Very Good


205 pp., bibliography, spine uncreased. Light toning , thumbingand light soil. Text clean. An anthology of Chatwin's reflective travel pieces and memoirs from 1969 through 1989. B&w photo of Chatwin on front cover. 8vo-- 7.75 in. View more info

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Roadside Geology of Utah (Roadside Geology Series)

By: Chronic, Halka

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Missoula, Montana, Mountain Press Publishing Company: 1991

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 010126

ISBN: 0878422285

Condition: Very Good


326 pp.Numerous small b&w photos of rock formations, location maps. Curled front cover, and thumbed, but else close to new. No markings, spine uncreased. A detailed description of geological formations in Utah that are visible or easily reachable from highways and a few side roads. Plus general background on Earth's composition and movements. Written for the layman but with precise scientific terminology. With index and helpful glossary. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall View more info

25 Ski Tours in the Adirondacks

By: Coggeshall, Almy;Coggeshall, Anne

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Somersworth, N.H., New Hampshire Pub Co: 1979

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005500

ISBN: 0897250087

Condition: Very Good +


143 pp. Close to new, no spine creasing, no marking, text still bright. With several maps, b&w photos. A guide to cross-country skiing in the southern Adirondacks, the Albany area and the Tug Hill Plateau. Authors are long-time outdoorsmen active in the Adirondack Mountain Club. Book includes info on driving and parking; weather tips, historical lore. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall View more info

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The Volvo Guide to Halls of Fame: The Traveler's Handbook of North America's Most Inspiring and Entertaining Attractions

By: Dickson, Paul and Skole, Robert

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Living Planet Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition.

Seller ID: 005583

ISBN: 1879326264

Condition: Very Good


252 pp. Cover corners curled, but still close to new. No spine creasing. Light horizontal crease along lower front cover. Text bright and clean. A guide to dozens of halls of fame sprinkled around North America in mostly out-of-way places. Some halls are well known, some are obscure. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall. View more info

Steep Passages: A World-Wide Eco-Adventurer Unlocks Nature's Spiritual Truths

By: Drotar, David Lee

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Castleton on Hudson, New York., Brookview Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009107

ISBN: 0970764901

Condition: Very Good +


161 pp., index. Close to new, slightly thumbed. No markings. Spine uncreased. Eighteen brief essays from a young world traveler, reflecting on nature and a wide variety of people. Cover blurb: ".destined to become a classic of modern nature writing." Drotar's journeys include several in the Adirondacks and the Catskills, the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, Laurentian Mountains of Quebec, Finland, Belize, Taos, N.M.; Galapagos Islands, and Marakesh, Morocco. 8vo-- 8... View more info

Bahamas Handbook and Businessman's Annual

By: Dupuch, S. P., Ed.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nassau, Etienne Dupuch Jr. Publications: 1985

Edition: Silver Jubilee Editon.

Seller ID: 010347

ISBN: 0914755390

Condition: Very Good +


472 pp., several maps, index. Many b&w photos, a few in color. Almost new, light rubbing along spine corner, lower corner has diagonal crease, Slight spine creasing. No markings. An all-purpose guidebook to the Bahamas, including not only tourist information, but also government information, list of legislators, historical lore, businesses, geography (including inset maps of the tinier islands) and commercial advertising. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall View more info

Dust in Motion: A Tour of San Francisco

By: Dust (Stroud, Welvin)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Calif., Fernwell & Associates: 1991

Edition: 3rd Printing.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005850

Condition: Fine


97 pp. in stiff wraps with color photo of author and tour bus on front; aerial view of San Francisco Bay on foldout rear cover. Inscribed by author on title page, dated 1994. A whimsical, humorous script for a guided tour of San Francisco by "Dust," a longtime Gray Lines tour bus driver. A few of his snatches of poetry are interspersed throughout the text, plus some poems by Robert Frost and Langston Hughes. A few b&w photos of Dust's passengers are included. Siz... View more info

Alaska: Insight Guides

By: Freeburg, Janie; Ackland, Diana; Bailet, Roy, Eds.

Price: $3.60

Publisher: APA Publications: 1988

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 004496

Condition: Near Fine


331 pp., numerous color photos. Stiff glossy wraps. Detailed survey of Alaska and its regions, including rear section listing hotels, attractions, etc. An introductory guide designed for the tourist, but contains a good deal of historical, cultural and environmental information. View more info

Gilbert and Sullivan's London

By: Goodman, Andrew

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Spellmount Publishers Ltd/Hipppocrene: 1988

Edition: 1st US Edtion.

Seller ID: 009437

ISBN: 0870524410

Condition: Near Fine


191 pp on coated stock. Numerous b&w photos and drawings. Appendix correlating London place names with mentions in Gilbert & Sullivan lyrics. Text clean, nearly new. Small speck on dj front panel. A guide to Victorian London's landmarks and their relevance to Gilbert & Sullivan's music and lyrics. First American printing, 1988. Foreword by Sir. Charles Mackerras, who calls the book "a cornucopia of biography, social history, musical and literary comment." Size: 4... View more info

San Francisco Harbor Tour Guide

By: Harbor Tours

Price: $5.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Tourbooks: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005115

Condition: Good


22 pp. on glossy stock. Corners curled, ink dates on front cover. Overall, clean, sturdy. A guide issued by the Red and White Fleet in San Francisco to illustrate their excursion tours of San Francisco Harbor in the 1970s. Includes several photos and pages of information about Alcatraz, its history, and various escape attempts. View more info

Guide to the Small and Historic Lodgings of Florida

By: Hiller, Herbert L.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Englewood, Florida, Pineapple Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005842

ISBN: 0910923302

Condition: Very Good


268 pp. A rubbed spot on spine, binding still tight. A few notes on 3 or 4 pages, rest of text clean. A lively, impressionistic guide to 92 lodgings with character. Part guidebook, part an inventory of historical structures. Sadly, about half of these hotels and inns have been demolished since publication. Lots of anecdotes about the owners and the challenges they faced. View more info

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Old Mine Road

By: Hine, C.G.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Piscataway, N.J., Rutgers Univ Press: 1963

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005829

ISBN: 0813504279

Condition: Very Good


171 pp. Spine light crease, some rubbing along spine edge. Text clean. A facsimile reprint of a portion of "Hine's Annual 1908." A guide to historical landmarks of an old trail leading from Kingston, N.Y., through mining country to the Delaware Water Gap. Introduction of Henry Charlton Beck. B&W photos interspersed throughout. Index. Written in a travelogue style. View more info

The Best Small Towns Under the Sun: Florida's Most Attractive - And Inviting - Little Communities

By: Howard, Robert J.

Price: $3.50

Publisher: McLean, Virginia, Epm Pubns Inc: 1989

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 003598

ISBN: 0939009242

Condition: Good


163 pp. Bottom half inch of spine split, but binding still firm. Corners thumbed. Text clean. No markings. Though published in 1989, this guide to small towns in Florida already is quaintly out of date with its low population figures and low housing prices. Written for newcomers to Florida, it offers a peek at places like Cedar Key, Micanopy, Frostproof, Sebring and Punta Gorda. Some of these small towns are no longer small. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

South African Tradition

By: Information Service of South Africa

Price: $3.00

Publisher: NY, Information Service of South Africa: 1974

Edition: Third Edition.

Seller ID: 005620

Condition: Very Good


144 pp., numerous b&w photos, reading list. Light fading along spine. Still bright and sturdy, no markings. A brief overview to introduce foreigners to South African literature, art, music, film and sport. A product of the apartheid era, this guide is 90 percent about white people, but there is brief mention of Bantu and "Coloured" artists and writers. Size: 8vo -- 7.75 In Tall View more info