New York and Washington: Praeger Publishers, 1970. Hardcover. Vol. I and II in one volume. Appears to be a facsimile of original text. Very good 4to., black cloth boards w/ gilt stamping to spine. Boards mostly clean with only minor wear to edges. Moderate bump to foot of spine and rear inner joint is split at last endpaper otherwise tightly bound. Interior is clean with only slight soiling to bottom edge of textblock and a crease to the ffep. Very good brown & white DJ with an open tear to foot of spine which corresponds to bump in spine and minor wear to corners. Pencil sketch illustration of Joseph Baretti as frontispiece. 419 pp. Travel. TRA/12223. Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket.
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Lausanne: Librairie Payot, 1950. Hardcover. 8vo. Near fine brown cloth covered boards with illustrated pastedown to front board. gilt title to spine. Slight bowing to front board. Interior is clean and bright with 32 photographic illustrations and a map; 289 pages. Asian Travel. TRA/9172. Near Fine.
Dijon: Librairie L. Venot for the American Y.M.C.A, 1918. Paperback. SCARCE. Small pamphlet. Light brown side stapled paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Previous owner's name written in pencil to front wrapper. A few pencil markings throughout. Minor yellowing to pages. Else is clean and bright with photographic illustrations throughout. 32 pages. French Travel. FRETRAV/021915. Very Good.
Bruxelles: Andre De Rache, (1969). Paperback. LIMITED EDITION. Number 358 out of 940 copies. 8vo. Light green illustrated paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper and to spine. Spine faded to pastel green. Minor rubbing to exterior. Near fine interior is clean and bright with most pages unopened. 127 pages. IN FRENCH. French Travel. FRETRA/022216. Very Good.
Paris: Librairie Garnier Freres, 1924. Hardcover. 8vo. Rebound in modern black cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Original wrappers bound in. Minor browning throughout. Text and illustrations remain bright. Photographic illustrations throughtout. 504 pages. IN FRENCH. French Travel. FRETRAV/022216. Very Good.
Bergamo: Instituto Italiano D'arti Grafiche - Editore, 1909. Hardcover. 4to. Marroon cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor rubbing to boards. Library stamp to front free end page and tape to first page of advertisements. Minor Foxing to several pages. Browning to edges of pages. Illustrations throughout. IN ITALIAN. 151 pages. Italian Travel. ITTRA/082108. Near Fine.
New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons and The Knickerbocker Press, 1905. Hardcover. 8vo. Grey cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Beautiful illustration to front board and to spine. Minor soiling to spine and rear board. Spine lightly rolled. Minor bumping to spine ends and corners. Previous owner's book plate to front paste down. Light foxing to end pages. Else is clean and bright. Includes full color frontis piece with captioned tissue guard. 460 pages. French Travel. FRETRAV/040412. Very Good.
Paris: Louis Robin, 1913. Paperback. English Edition. Yellow paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper and to spine. Minor browning and soiling to exterior. Minor yellowing to edges of pages. Else is clean and bright with photographic illustrations throughout. Many pages unopened. 135 pages. French Travel. FRETRA/022216. Very Good.
New York: Van Winkle and Wiley, 1814. Hardcover. Lacks map, but includes fold out plan of Jerusalem and 6 additional engravings. Bound in full brown leather with gilt rules to spine. Title label is no longer present. Loss to leather on foot of spine and wear to leather on edges, hinges, and corners of boards. Rubbing and scuffing to both boards. Spots of foxing and browning to interior. Penned ownership name to front endpaper. Evidence of dampstaining to margins of last few pages. 471 pages plus 46 page appendice. TRA/082522. Very Good.
New York: Funk and Wagnalls Company, 1920. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good- in maroon cloth covered boards with gilt lettering to front board and to spine. Minor wear to spine ends. Repair to front interior hinge. Tight binding. Else is clean and bright with frontis and 16 full-page plates. 282 pages. Travel. TRA1/4052. Very Good -.
Philadelphia: John C. Winston Co, 1910. Hardcover. Illustrated. Covers parts of Spain, Morocco, France, Italy, Greece, Egypt, Syria, and more. Ex-library with evidence of library stickers removed from spines, pocket removed from rear endpapers, and stamp partially removed from title pages. Both volumes are attractively bound in red cloth with elaborate gilt decoration of grape vines to front boards and spines. Gilt titles to spines. Bumping to corners and to edge of first volume. Minor fraying to spine ends. Penned ownership signature to front free endpapers, crossed through in the second volume. Slight toning to margins, else clean. Full gilt edges with rubbing. Volume I is 609 pages; Volume II is 649 pages. TRA/082522. Very Good.
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1859. Hardcover. First edition of this interesting narrative by Dana of his experiences traveling in Cuba, including his observations on slavery there. Bound in publisher's pebbled green cloth with gilt titling to spine. Wear to edges and bumping to corners. Interior pages show light aging to margins. Previous owners signatures to free endpaper. With April 1959 advertisements. BAL4447. Very good. Small octavo. 288 pages plus 16 pages of ads. TRAVEL/030422. Very Good.
New York: Vantage Press, 1961. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. 8vo. SCARCE. In black cloth covered boards with gilt title stamp to spine. Slight rubbing to top of boards and edges. In illustrated orange and white DJ with minor edgewear. Interior is clean but yellowed with age.104 pages. TRAV/101204. Very Good / Very Good.
Paris: DS/Technal, (1981). Hardcover. Oblong 8vo. Dark blue paper covered boards with white title to front board and to spine. Minor fading to edges of boards. Crack to front and rear hinges. Text block is slightly loose. Else is clean and bright with photographic illustrations throughout. Illustrated dust jacket with black title to front panel and to white spine panel. Minor creasing to edges of dust jacket. Four small closed tears have been repaired with tape. TEXT IN FRENCH. 134 pages. FRETRA/040816. Very Good / Very Good.
Baltimore: [By the Author], 1955. Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Very good-. Light blue paper bound boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Fading to spine and edges of boards. Light damp staining to boards. presentation copy. Text is clean bright. 70 pages. Travel. TRA/10142. Very Good -.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1882. Hardcover. An attractive copy of this interesting travelogue of the author's journeys in Scandinavia. Bound in dark blue cloth with gilt sun and flying birds decoration to front covers and gilt titling to spines. Some fading to covers and rubbing and fraying to spine edges. Hinges tender and frontis in Volume 2 is loose. Color map in rear pocket of Volume 2 is present with closed tear along one of the folds. Interior pages have light browning to margins but clean and quite readable. Two hundred b&w illustrations throughout. Very good condition. Octavos. Volume I: 441 pages; Volume II: 474 pages including index. TRAVEL/060822. Very Good.
Philadelphia: Childs and Peterson, 1858. Hardcover. 8vo. Very good in black cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Wear to edges and chipping to spine ends. Minor rubbing to boards. Light foxing throughout though text remains clean and bright. Minor staining to first few pages. Includes frontis and several other illustrations. 416 pages. Arctic Travel. TRA1/3112. Very Good.
New York: Underwood and Underwood, 1901. Hardcover. Cloth Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo. Green cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine and front board. Some smudging/soiling to boards. Minor edgewear and one bumped corner. Ex-Libris with book plate to front paste down and pocket to rear paste down. Interior is very clean with bright text. Tightly bound with cloth pocket to exterior of rear board; this pocket houses a side-stapled booklet of relevant maps. The wrappers of this booklet are present but detached and heavily chipped. Missing maps 7 & 8 out of 11; the maps that are present are all intact and appear to be unopened and in near fine condition. Ex-library with markings to spine, bookplate, and discard pocket. Unfortunately, the stereoscope cards are no longer present. No stereoscope view are reproduced within the book. 274 pp. TRA/042904. Very Good.
New York: Arco Publishing Company, (1970). Hardcover. 8vo. Black cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Slight damp staining to rear board but it is barely noticeable. Previous owner's bookplate to front paste down. Else is clean and bright and filled with many illustrations by the author. 124 pages. English Travel. ENGTRAV/021114. Very Good.
London: London County Council, 1937. Paperback. Very good in green paper wraps with yellow title to front wraps. Minor rubbing to exterior and minor creasing to spine. Light yellowing to edges of pages. Else is clean and bright with black and white photographic illustrations throughout. 122 pages + ads. English Travel. TRA1/4022. Very Good.
Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1930. Hardcover. 8vo. Orange cloth covered boards with black title to front board and to spine. Minor fading to spine and edges of boards. Minor bumping to corners and spine ends. Light foxing to pages with illustrations. Else is clean and bright with photographic illustrations throughout. 303 pages. Travel. TRAV/111413. Very Good.
London: John Miller, 1834. Hardcover. Thin 8vo. SCARCE. Contemporary review of an important and popular travel book by Hamilton. It was generally critical of US and discussed American practice of slavery extensively. Three quarter linen backed blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Chip to head of spine. Pages are a bit brittle and there is chipping to edges of a few. Half title page is present but detached. A few pencil marks to interior, else clean. 62 pages plus ads. American Travel. TRA/041107. Very Good.