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Works: Final Report, Part 1 (1890), Part 2 (1892), New Mexico Pueblos & Pecos Pueblo, Vol. 1 (1881), Hemenway Expedition, Vol. 2 (1890), New Mexico (in Bulletin of the Archaeological Institute of America, 1883), and Index to Final Report (1942)
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Works: Final Report, Part 1 (1890), Part 2 (1892), New Mexico Pueblos & Pecos Pueblo, Vol. 1 (1881), Hemenway Expedition, Vol. 2 (1890), New Mexico (in Bulletin of the Archaeological Institute of America, 1883), and Index to Final Report (1942)

by Bandelier, Adolph F.

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Cambridge/ Boston/ Albuquerque : Printed by John Wilson and Son / Published by A.Williams and Co. Six volumes handsomely bound in recent tan buckram, with the original front wrappers attached at front paste downs of each volume. A Fine and lovely set of original publications of Bandelier's works, with the blindstamps of author Jonathan E. Reyman, and occasional scholarly marginal… Read more about this item
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Tour of the Sepulchres of Etruria, in 1839. With Numerous Illustrations. Third Edition
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Tour of the Sepulchres of Etruria, in 1839. With Numerous Illustrations. Third Edition

by Gray, Mrs. Hamilton

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1843
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London: J. Hatchard and Son, 1843. SCARCE in any edition, and particularly in collectible condition. Very Good Plus, bound in contemporary quarter pebbled brown morocco over marbled boards, brown end papers, edges red, the bookplate of John James Gilchrist at front paste down, light wear at joints and edges, internally clean and bright. xi, 541 pages. Color frontispeice and 3… Read more about this item
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Nineveh and Its Remains: With an Account of a Visit to the Chaldean Christians of Kurdistan, and the Yezidis , or Devil-Worshippers; and an Inquiry Into the Manners and Arts of the Ancient Assyrians
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Nineveh and Its Remains: With an Account of a Visit to the Chaldean Christians of Kurdistan, and the Yezidis , or Devil-Worshippers; and an Inquiry Into the Manners and Arts of the Ancient Assyrians

by Layard, Austen Henry

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1849
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London: John Murray, 1849. First Edition, states "Sixth Thousand". Two volumes bound in contemporary polished calf, gilt back, brown end papers. Very Good, Vol. II missing title label, although title is stamped into spine leather. Boards rubbed and light edge wear, scattered light foxing, primarily at end papers and some of the fold-outs. xxx, (1), 399, fold-out map, xii, 495… Read more about this item
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An Account of Corsica, the Journal of a Tour to That Island; and Memoirs of Pascal Paoli. Illustrated with a New and Accurate Map of Corsica
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An Account of Corsica, the Journal of a Tour to That Island; and Memoirs of Pascal Paoli. Illustrated with a New and Accurate Map of Corsica

by Boswell, James

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1768
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Glasgow: Printed by Robert and Andrew Foulis for Edward and Charles Dilly, in the Poultry, London , 1768. New modern calf with raised bands and spine label, Embossed in gold similar to original spine, new parchment end papers. Large fold-out map with early tape mend and slight creasing at for-edge, else Fine. Half-title present, Occasional browning, mostly at initial and… Read more about this item
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(Association Copy)  A Residence on The Shores of the Baltic. Described in a Series of Letters. In Two Volumes
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(Association Copy) A Residence on The Shores of the Baltic. Described in a Series of Letters. In Two Volumes

by (Anonymous - Elizabeth Rigby, Afterwards Lady Eastlake)

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1841
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London: John Murray, 1841. Two volumes handsomely rebound in late 20th c. quarter polished calf over marbled boards. Both volumes with the ownership signatures of fellow author J. G. Lockhart (John Gibson Lockhart, 1794-1854, Scottish biographer and author), Tipped at 2nd front end page a one page ALS, dated April 8, 1844, SIGNED BY AUTHOR to Lockhart -"Dear Mr.… Read more about this item
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(Mountaineering)  Stories from Switzerland and the Tyrol
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(Mountaineering) Stories from Switzerland and the Tyrol

by (Browne, James D. Howe

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1853
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London & Edinburgh: T. Nelson & Sons, 1853. viii, 494 pages, engraved title, five full page engraved plates including frontis. In unsigned fine binding of pebbled calf, intricate gilt decorations to covers, all edges gilt. 1855 and 1943 presentation inscriptions for high marks at school front end page. Very Good, rubs to boards at edges, scattered light toning throughout. The… Read more about this item
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A Hand-Book of India and British Burmah
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A Hand-Book of India and British Burmah

by Robbins, W. E.

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Published
1883
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Cincinnati, Ohio: Walden & Stowe, 1883. 285 pages frontispiece (map) plates. Bound in publisher's dark green decorative cloth, gilt back, floral end papers. Near Fine, scant rubbing at edges, foxing assocu=iated with tissue guard at frontis only. SCARCE, although Worldcat appears to show 30 libraries with this book, no other copies in current commerce as of July 2023. . First… Read more about this item
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The Nomenclature of the N. Y. K. Fleet
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The Nomenclature of the N. Y. K. Fleet

by Fane, Richard Ponsonby

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1931
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No Place: NIppon Yusen Kaisha, 1931. SCARCE First Edition, Near Fine, small 1/2" tear to paper at spine, very light rubbing at edges. 64, (2), 4 pages, publication date June MCMXXXI at bottom of title page.. Pictorial end papers featuring plants, numerous black and white photographs. The final 4 pages a list of the Combined Fleet of the N.Y.K. &… Read more about this item
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(Antarctic Exploration)  Photograph Album Archive for Operation Deep Freeze, Task Force 43, 1956-57 with Two Metal Ashtrays and Deck of Playing Cards
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(Antarctic Exploration) Photograph Album Archive for Operation Deep Freeze, Task Force 43, 1956-57 with Two Metal Ashtrays and Deck of Playing Cards

by Unknown US Navy Sailor

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1971
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Antarctica: No Publisher, 1971. No dates, circa 1956-1971. No author and no writing of any kind. Archive includes one deck of playing cards titled Operation Deep Freeze Task Force 43, two metal ashtrays, one 4 1/2" dia. and the other 7 1/4" dia., both engraved "U.S. Naval Antarctic Support Activities; and an American United Life Annual Report… Read more about this item
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(Pan Am and the Kinkajou Expedition) Pacific Islands Pilot, Volume I, (Western Groups) with Sailing Directions for the Pacific Islands (Eastern Groups) Volume II
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(Pan Am and the Kinkajou Expedition) Pacific Islands Pilot, Volume I, (Western Groups) with Sailing Directions for the Pacific Islands (Eastern Groups) Volume II

by {Harold Gatty and F. Dana Coman ASSOCIATION COPY]

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1928
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Washington, D.C.: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1928. Volume I Third Edition, 1928; Volume II Fourth Edition 1933. Both volumes with ownership signature and Washington, D.C. address of famed Australian navigator Harold Gatty, and both SIGNED AND INSCRIBED by Gatty to F. Dana Coman, starting at bottom of front paste down Vol. I -"Dedication is in the other end -… Read more about this item
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(Presentation Copy with ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT MUSIC Tipped in )  Frontier Ballads
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(Presentation Copy with ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT MUSIC Tipped in ) Frontier Ballads

by Finger, Charles J.; Woodcuts by Paul Honore

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1927
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Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Page and Co., 1927. Presentation Copy, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR at dedication page in blue ink -"And now, Margaret, here's another of those books so gaily planned." CJF" . Tipped in at rear end page is the author's original manuscript in black ink of his recording of the songs Doo Me Ama and The Female… Read more about this item
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Travels in Portugal, and Through France and Spain. With a Dissertation on the Literature of Portugal, and the Spanish and Portugueze Languages
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Travels in Portugal, and Through France and Spain. With a Dissertation on the Literature of Portugal, and the Spanish and Portugueze Languages

by Link, Henry Frederick; translated by John Hinckley]

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1801
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London: T. N. Longman and O. Rees,, 1801. Beautifully bound in 20th c. half calf over marbled boards, five raised bands with gilt lettering back. viii, 504 pages. Very Good, faint contemporary inscription at top of title page, pages browning with scattered spots of toning. . First English Edition. Half Calf. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.… Read more about this item
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(Automobile - Touring)  Officlal Guide to Mexico of the American Automobile Association
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(Automobile - Touring) Officlal Guide to Mexico of the American Automobile Association

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1939
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Washington, D.C.: American Automobile Association , 1939. RARE automobile travel guide, not located at OCLC, not found in online searches. Near Fine, wrappers lightly soiled. 72 pages, maps, large fold-out map of Mexico at rear. spreads to 16 1/2" x 15" is Near Fine with a small corner crease. With 11 routes with maps. Cover reads : "This Official… Read more about this item
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American Notes for General Circulation. In Two Volumes
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American Notes for General Circulation. In Two Volumes

by Dickens, Charles

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1842
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London: Chapman & Hall, 1842. The First Edition, First Issue,.with page 'x' misnumbered 'xvi' to Volume I, six pages of advertisements to the end of Volume II. In the publisher's original cloth bindings, Very Good, cloth repaired at ends of spine of Vol. I, 1/4" of cloth loss at spine ends of Vol. II, cloth starting to open at… Read more about this item
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Such is the Antarctic
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Such is the Antarctic

by Christensen, Lars; Translated by E. M. G. Jayne

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1935
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London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1935. "With the Author's Compliments " slip laid in at title page. First Edition, First issue. xiii, 15-265pp. Map illustrated end papers. Forty-five tinted plates from photos, including frontispiece portrait. Very Good, lacking the dust jacket, cloth at head of spine and top edge rear panel stained, moderate toning at end papers. . First Edition.… Read more about this item
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Pictorial Guide to the Mammoth Cave, Kentucky
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Pictorial Guide to the Mammoth Cave, Kentucky

by Martin, Rev. Horace; Illustrated in the First Style of Art by S. Wallen, Jno. Abdrew, J. W. Orr, and N. Orr

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1851
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New York: Stringer & Townsend, 1851. 4 preliminary leaves, [7]-116 pages frontispiece, 8 plates, added title page, engraved, with last 8 blank for Notes. Original embossed red cloth, gilt title front cover, pale yellow end papers. Very Good Plus, small prior owner name stamp front paste down (Alfred L. Mudge), 4 pages with small spots of toning else interior bright… Read more about this item
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Western Guide 1930; Travel Information for Motor Tourists
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Western Guide 1930; Travel Information for Motor Tourists

by H.P. Williams and D. W. Williams

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1930
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Salem, Oregon: Western Guide Publishing Co., 1930. Printed by Elliott Printing House, Salem, OR "Tourist Camps and Apartments, Resorts, Eating Places, Super Service Stations, Points of Interest, Highway Mileage Tables, Road Maps, Descriptive Stories of Each State, Motor, Game, and Fish Laws for Tourists and Non-Residents." 176 page, with maps, numerous advertisements and black and white photographs. Contains… Read more about this item
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Le Voyageur Moderne ou Extrait des Voyages les Plus Récens Dans les Quatre Parties du Monde. In Six Volumes
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Le Voyageur Moderne ou Extrait des Voyages les Plus Récens Dans les Quatre Parties du Monde. In Six Volumes

by De Bon, Elisabeth (Illustrator)

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1821
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Paris: Alexis Eymery, 1821. Published 1821-22. SCARCE in complete six volume set and in collectible condition. With 36 color engravings of costumes on different peoples around the world by Elisabeth De Don. 472, 479, 474, 488, 494, 484 pages. Bound in contemporary quarter red calf over marbled boards, marbled end papers, Very Good, spines sunned, calf worn at edges, scattered… Read more about this item
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Historical and Descriptive Account of Persia, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time; ...including a Description of Afghanistan and Beloochistan (with a Modern Scholar's Annotated  Index)
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Historical and Descriptive Account of Persia, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time; ...including a Description of Afghanistan and Beloochistan (with a Modern Scholar's Annotated Index)

by Fraser, James B.

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Stereotype Edition
Published
1834
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New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1834. "with a Detailed View of the Resources, Government, Population, Natural History, and the Character of its Inhabitants, particularly of the Wandering Tribes...". 345 pp. with 12 p. publisher's ads, fold-out map and several engravings. Very Good, modern cloth reback with new spine label, moderate toning, the map at front Fine with light toning.… Read more about this item
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Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah. Memorial Edition. In Two Volumes
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Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah. Memorial Edition. In Two Volumes

by Burton, Captain Sir Richard F.; Edited by His Wife Isabel Burton

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Published
1893
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London: Tylston and Edwards, 1893. The two volume Memorial Edition, edited by Burton's wife Isabel, handsomely rebound in mid-20th century fine binding of half black morocco over dark green crushed morocco boards, gilt lettering and decorations back, tops dyed red. Near Fine, top edges a bit rubbed, initials E.P.L. bottom edges of page blocks, small stamp Edinburgh Libraries at verso… Read more about this item
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