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1 Bulmer, Robert. Passport's Illustrated Travel Guide to Cyprus. From Thomas Cook.
Lincolnwood (Chicago), Illinois: Passport Books, n.d. 
Octavo, softcover, stiff color-illus. wrappers, 192 pp. Fine (As New). Contents: Introduction; History; Geography; Politics; Culture; Finding Your Feet; Walks; What to See; Getting Away From it All; Shopping; Entertainment; Sport; Food and Drink; Hotel Information; Practical Guide; Index. Features: The Border; Beach Life; Carnivals; Cafe Life; Greek Weddings; Conservation; Greek Orthodoxy and the Monasteries; Wildlife; Life in the North; Village Life. Maps: Cyprus Locator; Cyprus; Border; Walk 1 Greek Nicossssia 1; Walk 2 Greek Nicosia 2; Walk 3 North Nicosia; Walk 4 Larnaca; Walk 5 Ayia Napa; Walk 6 Limassol; Walk 7 Paphos; Walk 8 Akamas; Walk 9 Aspros Goooorge; Walk 10 Troodos; Nicosia; Larnaca; Limassol; Kourion; Paphoos; Kyrenia; Famagusta; Salamis. 
Price: 7.50 USD
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2 Burger, Dr. C. P., Jr. De Deurvaert by Noorden Om Naar Cathay Ende China: De Journalen van de Reis van Pet en Jackman, 1580. De Nederlandsche Poolzeevaarten, 1594. En Volgende Jaren. -- Het Caert-Thresoor en Andere Uitgaven van Het Eind der 16e en Het Begin der 17e EEUW. Door Dr. C. P. Burger, Jr. Met Facsimiles van Handschriften, Kaarten en Titelbladen.
S-Gravenhage: Martinus Nijhoff, 1930. First Edition. 
Royal octavo; original wrappers rebacked, with upper cover & spine preserved (hardcover); 176 pp. Very Good+, with former-owner bookplate, very light soiling to covers. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Cruz, Luis Alvarez. Tenerife in Color.
Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Islas Canarias: Litografia A. Romero, n.d. 
Quarto, white cloth, gilt letters, 102 pp. Forty-eight frame worthy, full-color plates, printed on photo. paper, with accompanying descriptions in four languages. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Dixie, Lady Florence. Across Patagonia. With Illustrations from Sketches by Julius Beerbohm.
New York: R. Worthington, 1881. 
Octavo, burgundy cloth (hardcover), gilt letters and decorations to spine and upper cover, xiii, 251 pp +4 pp ads. Illus. with plates. Near-Fine, with former-owner signature. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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5 Girodias, Maurice; Editor. The Olympia Reader: Selections from The Traveller's Companion Series. Designed and Illustrated by Norman Rubington.
New York: Grove Press, [1965]. Second Printing. 
Octavo, cloth (hardcover), 725 pp. Few stains on fore-edge; otherwise, Near-Fine in a chipped dust jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 Kirker, James. Adventures to China: Americans in the Southern Oceans, 1792 - 1812
New York: Oxford University Press, 1970. First Edition. 
Octavo, cloth (hardcover), 192 pp. Plates, map endpapers. Fine in dust jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Maundevile, Sir John, Kt. [Halliwell, J. O., Esq., F.S.A., F.R.A.S]. The Voiage and Travaile of Sir John Maundevile, Kt. Which Treateth of the Way to Hierusalem; And of Marvayles of Inde, with Other Ilands and Countryes. Reprinted from the Edition of A. D. 1725. With an Introduction, Additional Notes, and Glossary, by J. O. Halliwell, Esq., F.S.S., F.R.A.S.
London: Edward Lumley, MDCCCXXXIX (1839). 
Octavo, green blind-stamped cloth (hardcover), gil tletters & decorations, xvii + 326 pp + ads. Professionally rebound, with covers & deteriorated spine preserved; otherwise, Fine. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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8 Morse, W[illia]m Inglis. The Diary of a Musketeer. Line Cuts by F. G. Cooper of New York. Photographs by the Author (1924).
Boston, MA: Nathan Sawyer & Son, Inc., 1926. 
Number 178 of an Edition limited to 250. Initialed by the Author. Royal octavo, red cloth (hardcover), gilt letters and decoration to upper cover, 69 pp, tissue-protected frontis. Fine, in a Good dust jacket with two scrapes to lower cover and light edgewear. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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9 Reymond, Lizelle. [Norton, Lucy; Transl.]. My Life with a Brahmin Family. Translated from the French by Lucy Norton.
London: Rider & Company, (1958). First Edition. 
Octavo, green boards (hardcover), gilt letters, 192 pp.Very Good, with foxing (age darkened spotting) in a like dust jacket. From dust jacket: Lizelle Reymond was in India from 1947 to 1953, and thus saw at first hand the birth of its independence and subsequent emergence as a world power. The Brahmin family with whom she stayed for much of this time lived in the Kumaon Himalaya, and each member is here faithfully described, from their great uncle Maharaj, who sat naked in contemplation on his tiger skin, to the family guru and the latest grandchild. Much of the interest of this delightful book lies in the description of individual incidents and in the skilful creation of atmosphere. The adjustment of a cultured Frenchwoman to a strict Brahmin way of life is told in detail for the first time. Such a charming, intelligent, and observant account of what is still a novel experience for any non-Hindu is also important in another respect; for it shows how an age-old traditional pattern of life can change without being corrupted by the Westernization which is sweeping through India today. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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10 Rhodes, Geoffrey. Dalmatia: The New Riviera. Illustrated with Numerous Photographs and a Map.
London: Stanley Paul & Co., Ltd., (1931). First Edition. 
Octavo, purple cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 287 pp. Very Good, with slight bowing to covers, in a tape-repaired dust jacket. From dust jacket: Dalmatia has always been a country with such interest for the travelled and cultured few that the standard books about it are expensive and difficult to procure. The present work aims at presenting a useful birds-eye view for the intending visitor and others. Dalmatia has lately been rediscovered on account of its wonderful health-giving seaside resorts and the beauty of the scenery. The becoming national dress is worn everywhere, and the people are friendly and only too willing to welcom visitors. Sunbathing on the beach, gay music and dancing in the hotels, and yet the tourist has merely to turn right or left to find himself in the narrow winding streets of an entrancing mediaeval city where no motorcar can penetrate and he can accordingly wander at will. The traveller can visit the laurel groves that provided the Romans with their bays, while Minerva taught the women to embroider the Imperial robes. This new Riviera is within easy reach of London and promises to be the coming great resort for English people. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Roosevelt, Mrs. Theodore, Sr.; Roosevelt, Mrs. Kermit; Derby, Richard; Roosevelt, Kermit. Cleared for Strange Ports. Illustrated.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, MCMXXVII. First Edition. 
Octavo, green cloth (hardcover), gilt letters & decoration to upper cover, tissue-protected frontis., illus. with 20 b&w plates, uncut, 254 pp. Very Good, with light soiling to cloth & foxing (age darkened spotting) to pages. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Spilker, Louise. Schone Aussicht: A Journal of Our Trip Abroad. Illustrated by the Author.
New York: The Knickenbocker Press, 1901. 
Octavo, hardcover, gilt letters, uncut, top edge gilt, 104 pp. White boards & blue cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, top edge gilt, uncut, tissue-protected frontis., 104 pp. Very Good, with rubbing to white boards and neat former-owner inscription. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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13 Streeter, Edward. Skoal Scandinavia. Maps and Drawings by A. Sheldon Pennoyer.
New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, [1952]. 
First Edition. Octavo, black cloth, uncut, xiii, 238 pp. Very Good, with light shelfwear. “This is the story of four people who suddenly decided to take an automobile trip around Norway, Sweden and Denmark...It is not a travel book. It makes no attempt to ‘cover' the Scandinavian countries. There are certain experiences, however, so beautiful, so unusual, so filled with color and contrast, that the temptation to write about them becomes irresistible. Motoring in Scandinavia is at the top of the list..." Includes a “Memorandum to Travelers", “for the benefit of those who want to know something about road conditions, itineraries, maps and all that sort of thing..." 
Price: 9.50 USD
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14 Taschen, Angelika; Editor. Fantasy Worlds. Edited by Angelika Taschen. Idea and Photographs by Deidi von Schaewen. Texts by John Maizels.
Hong Kong: Taschen, (2007). 
Folio, fusha boards (hardcover), illustrated with numerous full-color photographs, 236 pp. Near-Fine, in a Near-Fine dust jacket. From dust jacket: Fantasy Worlds is a great way to spend an hour turning pages with someone you love, someone you want to travel with, immediately, to fantastic, far-flung destinations that seem more than human. *This very large volume will, unfortunately, require additional funds for overseas or priority shipping. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 Turistica, Guia. La Provincia de Huelva.
Andaluca, (1995). 
Signed & Inscribed by the Author. Octavo, paperbound (stiff gold illus. wrappers), full-color illus., 310 pp. Fine (As New). 
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 Waring, George E., Jr. A Farmer's Vacation.
Boston: James R. Osgood, 1876. 
First Edition in book form, reprinted, with additions, from Scribner's Monthly. Octavo, gilt- and black-stamped terra-cotta cloth, bevelled edges, 251 pp. Illustrations, maps. Very Good; light shelf wear, former-owner signature, generally clean and tight. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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