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The African Giant: The Story of a Journey

By: Cloete, Stuart

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004577

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


vii-xiv, 400 pp, index, 41 black and white photographs. Pastedown has map depicting route followed on the journey depicted in the text which covered the lower two-thirds of Africa. Spine is sunned. Text is clean and unmarked. A very nice copy.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Mystery Reader's Walking Guide: England

By: Dale, Alzina Stone; Hendershott, Barbara S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lincolnwood, Illinois, Passport Books: 1988

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 005521

ISBN: 0844295515

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


416 pp., 15 maps; "Special Helps" section of authors, books, and sleuths by walk; Bibliography, Index. Beige boards with gold lettering on a brown spine. PO name on front pastdown. DJ has a little shelfwear along top. A bright, attractive copy. "If you are a mystery lover - or fond of unusual travel experiences - this book if for you. Through 14 wondrous walks in southern England, you will encounter the sights, sounds, sleuths, and characters of many ... View more info

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Harpers Ferry: A Place in History

By: Eastern National Park and Monument Association

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Eastern National Park and Monument Association: 1959

Seller ID: 003926

Condition: Very Good-


18 pp., Minor scuffing/edgewear, top corner creased. A history in pictures and text of Harpers Ferry -a link between the East of Washington and Baltimore and the West of Ohio. Includes a street map of Harpers Ferry, many sketches depicting the life and times of Harpers Ferry, a photograph of Stonewall Jackson, and two depictions of John Brown.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Cambridge in Colour

By: Holmes, Kenneth

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Norwich, Jarrold and Sons Limited:

Seller ID: 006126

Condition: Very Good


Minor edgewear. An attractive copy. "It is not claimed that this book of pictures in colour completely covers the whole. Cambridge is almost inexhaustible in its variety of subjects for the camera. Naturally the settings of the mellow old buildings provide the best pictures. Bicycles and bridges, architecture and grandeur, the greenest grass lawns surrounded by mellow brick and stone-walled courts, wonderful landscape gardening on slopes down to the river, int... View more info

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Map of Korea and Seoul (with 2001 Travel Guide)

By: Korea National Tourism Organization

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Seoul, Korea, Korea National Tourism Organization: 2000

Seller ID: 003224

Condition: Near Fine


Map of Korea and Seoul accompanied by Korean Travel Guide, contents of which include: Korea in Brief, Tourist Destinations, Subway Trains, General Information, and Index. Both in English.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Life on the Road

By: Kuralt, Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: E Rutherford, New Jersey, Putnam Publishing Group, The: 1990

Edition: Special Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 006328

ISBN: 0399134883

Condition: Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


253 pp. sixteen pages of glossy black and white photographs tipped in to text. Printer's binding problem leaves webbing exposed between last page and back free end paper, back free endpaper is not attached to textblock. Foxing along edges of textblock. Inscription page tipped in before title page reads "This special production of 'A Life on the Road' has been prepared especially for customers and friends of The Intimate Bookshop, Christmas, 1990, and is signed by ... View more info

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Karma Cola: Marketing the Mystic East

By: Mehta, Gita

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Vintage Books: 1994

Edition: First Vintage International Edition

Seller ID: 005540

ISBN: 0679754334

Condition: Very Good-


Spine slightly slanted, some edgewear; text is clean and unmarked. "No one has observed the West's invasion of India more astutely than Gita Mehta. In 'Karma Cola' the acclaimed novelist trains an unblinking journalistic eye on jaded sadhus and beatific acid burnouts, the Bhagwan and Allen Ginsberg, guilt-tripping English girls and a guru who teaches gullible tourists how to view their previous incarnations. Brilliantly irreverent, hilarious, sobering and wise, ... View more info

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The Pictorial History of Winchester Cathedral

By: Sykes, the Very Rev. N., D.Litt., F. B. A.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Stockport, The North Western Printers Ltd.: 1962

Seller ID: 006132

Condition: Very Good


24 pp., glossy black and white photographs. Some edgewear and bumping, a couple of margin lines.; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

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Sights and Scenes in the Holy Land

By: Tilly, Frederick E.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Decorah, Iowa, Lutheran Publishing House:

Seller ID: 005816

Condition: Very Good- in Near Fine dust jacket


64 pp. Beige boards with picture of Holy Land scene pasted on front board. Boards are somewhat curved and corners slightly bumped. This scenic travel guide to the Holy Land was apparently written in the early 1900s, as deduced by the modes of transportation utilized for the tour: steamer, railroad and camel-back. (No automobiles are in evidence or mentioned.) Each of the thirty stops is illustrated with a black and white photograph. Text shows a little foxing, but ... View more info

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Holland, Memorably Tours

By: Tourist Associations of the Western Netherlands

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Netherlands, Tourist Associations of the Western Netherlands:

Seller ID: 006130

Condition: Very Good


64 page glossy guide with mostly black and white photographs - probably issued in the 1950s or early 1960s. "Holland is wonderful to visit. Stepping stone to Europe, it makes a perfect introduction to European traveling-and it is, itself, a country worthy of a long relaxed visit. Holland likes visitors, and Dutchmen, who nearly all speak English, are proud and pleased to go out of their way to help inquisitive tourists."; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

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The Flaneur: A Stroll Through the Paradoxes of Paris

By: White, Edmund

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Waterville, ME, G K Hall & Co: 2001

Edition: Large Print Edition

Seller ID: 005015

ISBN: 0783895828

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped. A bright attractive copy in large print. Edmund White defines the flâneur of his title as an 'aimless stroller who loses himself in the crowd, who has no destination and goes wherever caprice or curiosity direct.' Here White, who lived in Paris for sixteen years, wanders into parts of the city virtually unknown to visitors and indeed to many Parisians. In his opinionated fashion, the flâneur visits bookshops and boutiques, ... View more info