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AROUND THE EDGE OF THE WEDGE, Woman's Alliancey
1 AROUND THE EDGE OF THE WEDGE Woman's Alliancey
May not be noted. Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; B&W Illustrations; The Wedge is between De, Pa, and Md. ND but circa 1970; 0 15333 
Price: 13.11 USD
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Die Rhinelande. Von der Elsassischen bis zur Hollandischen Grenze 1895, 46 and 24 Maps and Plans, Karl Baedeker
2 Die Rhinelande. Von der Elsassischen bis zur Hollandischen Grenze 1895, 46 and 24 Maps and Plans Karl Baedeker
Karl Baedeker Flexible cloth Very Good with no dust jacket 
Travel; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Colored maps; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 476 pages; Sewn in silk marker ribbons. Nice and sound copy. Maps vg or better. ; 0 23434 
Price: 75.15 USD
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FODOR'S JAPAN AND KOREA 1977 (ISBN: 0340214171), Fodor, Eugene and Robert C. Fisher (editors) :
3 FODOR'S JAPAN AND KOREA 1977 (ISBN: 0340214171) Fodor, Eugene and Robert C. Fisher (editors) :
NY David Mckay 1977 Hardcover Very Good in Fine dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 0 17577 
Price: 14.05 USD
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FODOR'S MODERN GUIDES: BRITAIN 1954. ILLUSTRATED EDITION with maps, Fodor
4 FODOR'S MODERN GUIDES: BRITAIN 1954. ILLUSTRATED EDITION with maps Fodor
New York, New York David Mckay 1954 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; black-and-white; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 0 23372 
Price: 14.05 USD
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ITALIE SEPTENTRIONALE JUSQU'A LIVOURNE, FLORENCE ET RAVENNA. MAUEL DU VOYAGEUR Dix-Septieme Edition 30 Cartes,31 Plans De Ville, Baedeker, Karl
5 ITALIE SEPTENTRIONALE JUSQU'A LIVOURNE, FLORENCE ET RAVENNA. MAUEL DU VOYAGEUR Dix-Septieme Edition 30 Cartes,31 Plans De Ville Baedeker, Karl
Baedeker, Karl 1908 Flexible cloth Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Color maps; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; LX 611 pages; Baedeker, Karl ITALIE SEPTENTRIONALE JUSQU'A LIVOURNE, FLORENCE ET RAVENNA. MAUEL DU VOYAGEUR Dix-Septieme Edition 30 Cartes,31 Plans De Ville 1908 ITALIAN LANGUAGE. NICE CLEAN COPY; 0 23793 
Price: 30.97 USD
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THE STRANGER'S GUIDE: OR EXPLANATIONS OF THE LOCATIONS, OBJECTS, ETC AS SEEN FROM THE BUNKER HILL MONUMENT, Massachusetts
6 THE STRANGER'S GUIDE: OR EXPLANATIONS OF THE LOCATIONS, OBJECTS, ETC AS SEEN FROM THE BUNKER HILL MONUMENT Massachusetts
Charlestown, MA J. B. Goodnow 1848 Presumed 1st Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Massachusetts; Cover Art; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 16 pages; 1848 (title page) or 1850 (front cover) ? ? ? 24mo, green paper wrapper. Contents foxed, wrapper soiled, creasing to corners of contents and covers. ; 0 31963 
Price: 131.55 USD
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TRAVELS THROUGH EUROPE CONTAINING A GEOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, AND TOPOGRAPHICAL DESRIPTION OF ALL THE EMPIRES, KINGDOMS, STATES AND PROVINCES, IN THAT CIVILISED, POLISHED, AND ENLIGHTENED QUARTER OF THE GLOBE. (VOL I ONLY), Wyndham, Neville
7 TRAVELS THROUGH EUROPE CONTAINING A GEOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, AND TOPOGRAPHICAL DESRIPTION OF ALL THE EMPIRES, KINGDOMS, STATES AND PROVINCES, IN THAT CIVILISED, POLISHED, AND ENLIGHTENED QUARTER OF THE GLOBE. (VOL I ONLY) Wyndham, Neville
London Symonds 1770 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Travel; European History; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 536 pages; Wyndham TRAVELS THROUGH EUROPE CONTAINING A GEOGRAPHICAL, HIFTORICAL, AND TOPOGRAPHICAL DEFRIPTION OF ALL THE EMPIRES, KINGDOMS, STATES AND PROVINCES, IN THAT CIVILIFED, POLIFHED, AND ENLIGHTENED QUARTER OF THE GLOBE. Drawn from the unerring sources of information extracted from the United Productions of the following celebrated travelers, viz. Coxe, Wraxall, Savary, Moore, Baron Riesbeck, Count de Benyowski, Swinburne, Bourgoanne, Barretti, Twiss, Dillon, Townsend, Dillon, Dupaty, Brydone, De Non, Mrs Piozzi & Co. The whole diginifed into one uniform narrative, and authenticated by narrative, and authenticated by Citations from the refective Authors, interspersed with the Editior's obserevations and improvements in the course of his own travels. Symonds ND but Circa 1770 Vol I only. Full page plates. Marbled boards. Spine has cracked and left text in four pieces. Text is complete and bright. Faint bluish tint to the paper. This book deals mainly with Italy and surrounding areas such as Corsica, Malta, Sardinia, Sicily, Switzerland etc. As well as such unusual areas as Ancona, Piedmont, Duchy of Savoy and Italian States such as Venice. Armorial book plate. There are 10 copper engraved plates. Sicily is covered in detail on pages 369-98 with Corsica, Sardinai, Lipian Isles, etc getting spearate coverage in the bok's 536 pages. The closest we come to a plate of Sicily is the lower graphic of the Gulph of Naples which probably shows Sicily in the background across the Straits of Medina. There is substantial coverage of Naples and area which may also have some tangential bearing on Sicily. Travels are laid out by towns, districts and areas. Several plates of Switzerland and Naples area besides Rome, etc. ; 0 8959 
Price: 257.20 USD
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YOUNG AMERICANS IN THE ORIENT, Hale, Edward Everett
8 YOUNG AMERICANS IN THE ORIENT Hale, Edward Everett
Boston Lotrop 1900 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Lithograph; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 248 pages; Covers worn and rubbed, contents good, binding sound. Illustrated with pictures fo foreign lands. ; 5 31349 
Price: 31.91 USD
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