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Category: All Categories: Travel and Adventure: Early Travel Guides
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Marryat, Captain Frederick  
A Diary In America With Remarks On Its Institutions
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf New York 1962.
"First Forzoi edition" Near fine in 1/4 pink and light brown cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5 3/4". In a very good dust jacket with the price darkened out on the front flap, 1/8" chips across the lower edge of the spine area and with several short closed tears to the top edge of the front panel. 487 pages of text followed by a nine page index. Edited with notes and an introduction by Sydney Jackman. The naval captain and well known and popular author, Captain Frederick Marryat, began an extensive tour of the United States in 1837. Throughout his travels Marryat maintained detailed notes on the sites, people and his experiences. Upon his return to England in 1839 Meeyat published six volumes describing his journey which showed remarkable perception. but when the books were released in the US became quite controversial. Our code number = TB25377

Appr.: | AUD 31.81 CAD 32.26 EUR 22.22 GBP 17.65 JPY 3,000.00 MXN 375.00 ZAR 315.79 

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Butterworth, Hezekiah.  
Zigzag Journeys in Classic Lands; or, Tommy Toby's Trip to Mount Parnassus.

Publisher: Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1881..
1st edition. Fully illustrated. Binding is loose, but still holding. 318 pp. Fair condition

Appr.: | AUD 7.42 CAD 7.53 EUR 5.19 GBP 4.12 JPY 700.00 MXN 87.50 ZAR 73.68 

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Hamburg Amerika Lines  
Through Germany
Publisher: Broschek & Co., Hamburg, 1929 as per Preface.
G- softback. Cover with wear and scuffs, corners bent, back cover stained on outside edge. End papers slightly tanned. Pp are VG, lightly tanned. 12mo, 421 pp with fantastic photos of German cities, illustrations, maps and index to advertisers.

Appr.: | AUD 33.40 CAD 33.87 EUR 23.33 GBP 18.53 JPY 3,150.00 MXN 393.75 ZAR 331.58 

Purchase direct from: CRBooksellers. Item number: 2171.
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Sanborn, Dan, Illustrated by: Maps & Photos  
Sanborn's Mexico Travelog : McAllen-Monterrey

Publisher: Dan Sanborn 1966.
unpaginated, orange-yel-black SC wraps w/black plastic comb w/illustrated front & rear covers. The booklet provides a log for tourists who want to go from McAllen, Texas to Monterrey, Mexico and back. The booklet has tips on the tourist card regulations, driving, Mexican gasoline, hotels, restaurants, odds-and-ends about Monterrey, what to see, insurance, reporting accidents, liquor regulations, tipping, and suggestions. the front cover and the front map have half of their binding slots on the page torn. The information in the booklet is dated. No Jacket Soft Cover w/plastic Comb Poor Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 22.53 CAD 22.85 EUR 15.74 GBP 12.50 JPY 2,125.00 MXN 265.63 ZAR 223.68 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 038834.
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Newman, E. M.  
Seeing Paris
Publisher: funk & Wagnalls, New Yorks.
G cloth hardback, gilted lettering and decorations, G- DJ. Cover with edge wear, small tear on topo of sping. Dj has worn edges, small chips and tears, cuffs and discoloration, corners chipped. Tight binding. End papers lightly tanned with owner's name stamp. Pp very lightly tanned. 8vo, 387 pp with many illustrations and index. 1931

Appr.: | AUD 19.09 CAD 19.35 EUR 13.33 GBP 10.59 JPY 1,800.00 MXN 225.00 ZAR 189.47 

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Newman, E. M.  
Seeing London
Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls, NY.
VG cloth hardback, gilt lettering and decorations, VG DJ in plastic, Coer with little edge wear. DJ has a little edge wear, ting chips, darkened in back. tight binding. End papers with maps, owner's name stamp. Pp are VG+ lightly taned. 8vo, 379 pp with many illustrations and index. 1932

Appr.: | AUD 19.09 CAD 19.35 EUR 13.33 GBP 10.59 JPY 1,800.00 MXN 225.00 ZAR 189.47 

Purchase direct from: CRBooksellers. Item number: 3560.
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Baedeker, Karl, Illustrated by: Woodcuts and Maps  
Northern Bavaria: Handbook for Travelers

Publisher: Karl Baedeker Munich 1951.
Red cloth covers over semi-flexible boards, gilt stamped spine and cover titles, ribbon marker intact. Large folding map in front. Contains 8 maps, 9 plans, and 94 sketches in the text. Page edges mellowed, previous owner's name on front paste-down in ink, binding flaw left purple marks on front paste-down and rear free endpaper. Short tear to pasted foot of front map. All else very clean and bright: a nice copy of this eternally collectible tome. COLLECTIBLE 4192 Second Impression Hard Cover (flexible) Very Good Condition 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall Collectible

Appr.: | AUD 21.21 CAD 21.51 EUR 14.81 GBP 11.76 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 210.53 

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Vers la Normandie : plan-guide-illustre

Publisher: Le Havre, Le Reveil Normand, 1927. .
189pp with numerous b/w illustrations, adverts (some tinted) + itineraries listing hotels etc. French language text. From a golden age of travel to Normandy this guide provides insight into the quality resorts for the 1920's high society. Card wraps, internally pages bright and clean. Very good condition paperback. 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches.

Appr.: | AUD 41.09 CAD 41.67 EUR 28.70 GBP 25.00 JPY 3,875.00 MXN 484.38 ZAR 407.89 

Purchase direct from: Keeble Antiques. Item number: 1974.
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Baedeker, K.:  
RUSSLAND Europaisches Russland, Eisenbahnen in Russ.-Asien, Teheran, Peking. Handbuch fur Reisende

Publisher: Leipzig, Karl Baedeker, 1904. ( Sechste Auflage) .
L + 530pp + 20 maps + 40 plans + 11floor plans. Collated- all maps and plans as called for in good condition. This edition of Russland - in German text - published after the construction of the Trans-Siberian Railway which opened up Peking to overland travel. A good tight copy, this book has been professionally rebound to preserve original covers, spine, and endpapers. A very good condition copy of a highly collectable title. 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 inchs

Appr.: | AUD 534.20 CAD 541.67 EUR 373.15 GBP 325.00 JPY 50,375.00 MXN 6,296.88 ZAR 5,302.63 

Purchase direct from: Keeble Antiques. Item number: 960.
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Baedeker, K.:  
RUSSLAND, handbuch fur reisende.

Publisher: Leipzig, Verlag von Karl Baedeker, 1892. ( Dritte Auflage) .
l + 470pp with 11 maps and 16 plans ; inc. folding map Warschau (Polen) opposite title page, Central-Russland map follows index .All maps present and in good order. Third Edition in German language ( roman) text. A good tight copy with no inscriptions. Bound in usual red cloth bright gilt lettering to cover, spine slightly marked with gilt lettering faded, front hinges slightly cracked. A most pleasing collectable copy of an uncommon Baedeker title. 6 1/4 x 4 1/4 inchs

Appr.: | AUD 493.11 CAD 500.00 EUR 344.44 GBP 300.00 JPY 46,500.00 MXN 5,812.50 ZAR 4,894.74 

Purchase direct from: Keeble Antiques. Item number: 888.
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Baedeker, Karl.:  
Russland neest Teheran, Port Arthur, Pekng : handbuch fur reisende

Publisher: Leipzig, Verlag von Karl Baedker, 1912 (siebente auflage).
lxii + 570pp mit 40 karten, 67 planen und 11 grundrissen. German Language roman text - a classic Baedeker title, a copy of the last edition in this series. Bound in usual red cloth with gilt title lettering darkened, spine darkened, spine slightly rubbed, and rear cover lower corner worn, internally a good tight copy with both ribbons present, slight browning to page edges, usual marble edged text block. Good plus cond. 6 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches

Appr.: | AUD 452.01 CAD 458.33 EUR 315.74 GBP 275.00 JPY 42,625.00 MXN 5,328.13 ZAR 4,486.84 

Purchase direct from: Keeble Antiques. Item number: 2841.
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MURRAY's Handbook for NORTH GERMANY , from the Baltic to the Black Forest, and THE RHINE , from Holland to Basle.

Publisher: London , John Murray, 1886. (Twentieth edition) .
428pp + 56 pgs advrts. with 42 maps and panoramic plans inc. folding map ( old repairs) in slip case, inside back cover. In depth studies of Berlin , Dresden , Leipzig, Hamburg, Coblenz, Danzig, Potsdam , Frankfurt and Strassburg etc. A very interesting study from a golden age.A good tight copy, internally sound. Spine darkened and rubbed ar edges, red cover with gilt lettering still bright. 7 x 4 3/4 inchs.

Appr.: | AUD 82.18 CAD 83.33 EUR 57.41 GBP 50.00 JPY 7,750.00 MXN 968.75 ZAR 815.79 

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Handbook for Travellers in NORTHERN ITALY. Part 1. Comprising the continental states and islands of SARDINIA, LOMBARDY, and VENICE.

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1858. (Seventh Edition) .
414pp+ 6 maps. Contemporary rebind in vellum, gilt tooling to spine, red title label ( at the time of binding the map of North Italy, as called for, was not bound in). Internally a good tight copy, bright and clear. Teg, outer leaves a little dusty. 7 x 4 3/4

Appr.: | AUD 65.75 CAD 66.67 EUR 45.93 GBP 40.00 JPY 6,200.00 MXN 775.00 ZAR 652.63 

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Murray's Handbook for Travellers in Russia, Poland, and Finland including The Crimea, Caucusus, Siberia and Central Asia

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1875. (Third Edition Revised) .
viii + 520pp + 72 pages advrts with 6 maps and plans inc map of Russia loose inserted in rear pocket. A less common title that has recently been professionally rebacked preserving original covers, spine and endpapers. Original ink ownrs name facing title page, some minor pencil notes - mostly dates - presumably made when visiting the area. A most attractive copy following preservation work in very good cond - gilt lettering still bright. 7 x 4 3/4 inchs

Appr.: | AUD 369.83 CAD 375.00 EUR 258.33 GBP 225.00 JPY 34,875.00 MXN 4,359.38 ZAR 3,671.05 

Purchase direct from: Keeble Antiques. Item number: 1424.
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[ Goldschmidt, Albert ]:  
The Rhine - a practical guide - Grieben's Guide Books, vol. 129.

Publisher: London, Williams & Norgate, 1910-1911. .
148pp with 6 of 7 called for maps : lacks large map of Rhine, that should be in rear pocket. Slight marking to rear cloth cover, but otherwise a most attractive copy, ribbon mark still present, internally bright and clean, neat ink name to front pastedown. Good plus cond. 6 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches

Appr.: | AUD 11.51 CAD 11.67 EUR 8.04 GBP 7.00 JPY 1,085.00 MXN 135.63 ZAR 114.21 

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Mixer's Road Guide and Strip Maps,  
Mixer's Road Guide and Strip Maps

Publisher: New England Hotels Publishing Corp. New York 1926.
Very good in cloth covered limp boards with faded gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board. The head and heel of the spine are lightly worn and there is minor soiling to the rear board. "A Book of routes, Tours and Points of Interest for New York State, New England, Lower Canada, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Southeastern States and Florida." Unpaginated but containing approximately 400 pages of text, maps, tours, mileage charts with advertisements for hotels and inns throughout for the above named areas. Our code number = TB16865

Appr.: | AUD 26.51 CAD 26.88 EUR 18.52 GBP 14.71 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 263.16 

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Swinglehurst, Edmund.  
ROMANTIC JOURNEY: The Story of Thomas Cook and Victorian Travel.
Publisher: NY: Harper & Row (1974)..
First American Edition. ISBN: 01060141913 "The story of dynastic Victorian family life .which paints a picture of social life over more than one hundred and fifty years." 201p: numerous illustrations and photos; 27cm. Index. 882g. Book: Near Fine (clean, bright, and unmarked; minor wear, no defects). Dustjacket: Very Good (darkened, slight edgewear, no chips or tears). Green hardcover with gilt spine titles. Book condition: Near Fine. Jacket condition: Very Good.

Appr.: | AUD 11.83 CAD 12.00 EUR 8.27 GBP 6.56 JPY 1,116.00 MXN 139.50 ZAR 117.47 

Purchase direct from: Canterbury Books. Item number: 1348.
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Cuppage, Edith M., Illustrated by: B&W Illustrations  

Publisher: Parker Buckle Printing Co., Printer Victoria, B.C. 1946.
Blue paper wraps with flaps, green printed title with flower illustration. 41 pages on quality coated paper, illustrated with B&W drawings and photos. Sigend by the author on the front free endpaper. Light edgewear, some small ink-like dots on upper corner of front cover, faint mellowing of cover near spine. All else clean and sharp. An enchanting look at Vancouver Island at mid-20th Century. Signed by Author Edition Not Stated Paperbound Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Booklet

Appr.: | AUD 37.12 CAD 37.63 EUR 25.93 GBP 20.59 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 437.50 ZAR 368.42 

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Johnson, Virginia W.  
Genoa The Superb. The City of Columbus.

Publisher: Published by Estes & Lauriat, Boston, CR 1892,.
1st edition, 298 pages w/index. White decorated covers with gold and blue, all good+. History, Italy, Genoa Italy, travel books, travel guides, tour books. Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 30.22 CAD 30.65 EUR 21.11 GBP 16.76 JPY 2,850.00 MXN 356.25 ZAR 300.00 

Purchase direct from: Books by Jan. Item number: 001782.
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Abbott, Jacob.  
Rollo's Tour in Europe - Rollo In London.

Publisher: Published by W. J. Reynolds, Boston, 1855,.
entered 1854, 222 pages. Cloth embossed front and back covers, brown, edgewear, slight fade. Gilt lettering, all good+. This is the 4th in a series of tour books. 15 engravings. History, Europe, Trave l in Europe, London, Britain. Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 42.42 CAD 43.01 EUR 29.63 GBP 23.53 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 421.05 

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Fossati Bellani, Luigi Vittorio.  
I Libri di Viaggio e la Guide della Raccolta [Books on Travel & Guidebooks].

Publisher: reprint Martino 1999.
The finest general bibliography of Italian travel books and local guidebooks, based on the author's private collection. First published 1957. Over 5,000 items are described, of which over 3525 are local travel and guidebooks. Arrranged by place name with an author index, full collations, complete transcriptions of title pages, full details on dimensions, pagination and plates. Sheehy (10th ed.) DC393. Three volumes; 8vo: lxviii, 637, 644, 659 p.; hardcovers; Fine new copy. 28456x.

Appr.: | AUD 238.60 CAD 241.94 EUR 166.67 GBP 132.35 JPY 22,500.00 MXN 2,812.50 ZAR 2,368.42 

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Amat di San Filippo, Pietro, 1822-1895, & G. Uzielli.  
Biografia dei viaggiatori italiani...

Publisher: Roma, Sede della Societą Geografica Italiana, 1882-1884; reprint Martino 1996.
'... colla bibliografia delle loro opere.' With Mappamondi, carte nautiche, portolani ed altri monumenti cartografici specialmente italiani dei secoli XIII-XVII. Besterman 6464 & 1153. 8vo; three volumes in one: 742, 85, 325 p., two color maps, indices, appendices. After devoting twenty years to the study of Sardinian history, Pietro Amat di San Filippo turned his attention to filling the considerable gaps in knowledge about Italian explorers and travellers. Publication of his 'Biografia' in 1874 flushed out new information which resulted in this definitive edition, containing 717 chronologically arranged entries for the period 1120-1881. Originally published separately from the 'Biografia', Amat & Uzielli's rare study of the maps of Italian exploration from the 13th through the 17th centuries has yet to be fully appreciated. Binder's cloth; new from publisher. (1065x).

Appr.: | AUD 132.56 CAD 134.41 EUR 92.59 GBP 73.53 JPY 12,500.00 MXN 1,562.50 ZAR 1,315.79 

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Whiteside, Clara Walker  
Touring New England on The Trail of the Yankee
Publisher: The Penn Publishing Company Philadelphia 1926.
First Edition Fine in orange cloth covered boards with bright gilt text stamping on the spine and on the front board with decorated map end papers. In the original glassine overlay which has a number of tears and chips. The book is contained in its original box with a paste on illustrated plate on the top cover. An extemely unusual find! The book is in absolutely pristine condition. 297 pages of text and illustrated with 24 etchings and decorations by Ada C. Williams. An early automobile touring book of New England. Our code number = TB16462

Appr.: | AUD 84.84 CAD 86.02 EUR 59.26 GBP 47.06 JPY 8,000.00 MXN 1,000.00 ZAR 842.11 

Purchase direct from: Town's End Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: TB16462.
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