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STE. ANNE DE BEAUPRE SOUVENIR MUSEE ROYAL --- ROYAL MUSEUM

By: N/A

Price: $14.99

Publisher: Canada, J.A. Morel, Royal Museum: no date

Seller ID: 03837

Condition: Very Good in brown paper pictoral wrappers; edgeworn


Unpaginated 16-page booklet containing black and white photos of some museum exhibits View more info

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LITTLE HOUSE COUNTRY: A PHOTO GUIDE TO THE HOME SITES OF LAURA INGALLS WILDER

By: Anderson, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kansas City MO, Terrell Publishing: [1989]

Seller ID: 03594

ISBN: 0961008881

Condition: About Very Good in edgeworn wrappers


48 pages of color photos and text about the various houses Wilder lived in View more info

FRAGILE GLORY: A PORTRAIT OF FRANCE AND THE FRENCH

By: Bernstein, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1990

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 01663

ISBN: 039458340X

Condition: VG/G+, quarter bound cloth with oil spots on bottom of paper-covered boards, the heavily chipped dust jacket is torn at the top of the spine


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THE VALLEY OF SANTA CLARA: A GUIDE TO THE HEART OF SILICON VALLEY

By: Butler, Phyllis Filiberti

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Menlo Park CA, Bay Research Press: [2002]

Edition: New Revised Edition

Seller ID: 02677

ISBN: 0-916286-02-9

Condition: Near Fine in wrappers; slight edgewear


Lots of history and historic buildings in this `Valley of the Heart's Delight' south of San Francisco View more info

ONE YEAR OFF: LEAVING IT ALL BEHIND FOR A ROUND-THE-WORLD JOURNEY WITH OUR CHILDREN

By: Cohen, David Elliot

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01997

ISBN: 0684836017

Condition: Near Fine in dust jacket, remainder mark on bottom edge, title page has fold at bottom corner


A fantasy lived book about taking off and seeing th world with yor family; much fun. View more info

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HIDDEN COUNTRY VILLAGES OF CALIFORNIA

By: Coleberd, Frances

Price: $4.99

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: [1977]

Seller ID: 04310

ISBN: 087701101X

Condition: Very Good in worn wrappers; a few pen marks on rear wrap


Sixteen villages commented on including Ferndale, Covelo, and Sutter Creek; 178 pages. View more info

THE WORLD OF HERB CAEN: SAN FRANCISCO 1938-1997

By: Conrad, Barnaby, ed.

Price: $23.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: (1997)

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 02174

ISBN: 0811818594

Condition: Near Fine in dust jacket, edgewear and remainder mark on bottom edge


Columns, pix and more including much by his long-time assistant Carole Vernier View more info

LITERARY LONDON

By: Davies, Andrew

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1989

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 02094

ISBN: 0312026005

Condition: Very Good in dust jacket, previous owner's gift inscription on verso of ffep, slight wear to top and bottom of spine, dust jacket has several closed tears and edgewear and is protected in mylar


A pretty nice and thorough survey of where the literati lived in London View more info

LITERARY LONDON

By: Davies, Andrew

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1989

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 02095

ISBN: 0312026005

Condition: Near Fine in dust jacket, slight edgewear


A pretty nice and thorough survey of where the literati lived in London View more info

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SPIRIT OF PLACE: LETTERS AND ESSAYS ON TRAVEL

By: Durrell, Lawrence

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Marlowe & Company: [1969]

Seller ID: 03611

ISBN: 1569247226

Condition: Very Good in wrappers; red star and bar and bottom edge; bottom corner turned up


Fantastic travel book! Durrell writes with insight and wit and warmth; I Ioved reading him on places I've been and he awakes my wanderlust to see the rest View more info

A WALK IN IRELAND: AN ANTHOLOGY OF WALKING LITERATURE

By: Fewer, Michael (Editor)

Price: $19.25

Publisher: Cork IRELAND, Atrium: [2001]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02614

ISBN: 0-9535353-2-0

Condition: Very Good in dust jacket, edgeworn; distributor's sticker on front inside dust jacket panel


A wonderful collection of peripatetic essays and stories about roaming old Eire; from Samuel Johnson in 1783 to Mike Harding in 1995. View more info

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THE IRISH WAY: A WALK THROUGH IRELAND'S PAST AND PRESENT

By: Ginna, Robert Emmett

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 03182

ISBN: 0-375-50430-3

Condition: Very Good in dust jacket, edgewear and shelfwear, remainder mark on bottom edge, 1 ½ inch closed tear to bottom rear jacket fold with wrinkles


A somewhat tame walking tour of Ireland with some excellent history View more info

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JERRY GRAHAM'S COMPLETE BAY AREA BACKROADS: THE ALL-NEW AND DEFINITIVE GUIDE

By: Graham, Jerry & Catherine

Price: $7.99

Publisher: New York, HarperPerennial: [1994]

Edition: Seventh Printing

Seller ID: 02711

ISBN: 0-06-273238-2

Condition: Very Good in wrappers; remainder mark on top edge, slight edgewear


300 points on interests in the San Francisco Bay Area, some unusual stuff View more info

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A WOMAN UNKNOWN: VOICES FROM A SPANISH LIFE

By: Graves, Lucia

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Counterpoint Press: 2000

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 03129

ISBN: 1-58243-097-7

Condition: Near Fine in dust jacket, slight shelfwear


A hybrid of biography, memoir and travel essay, this is a portrait of life in the dazzling cornucopia of Spain. Graves is the only daughter of poet Robert Graves's first marriage. View more info

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JAPAN: AN ATTEMPT AT INTERPRETATION

By: Hearn, Lafcadio

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Rutland VT, Charles Tuttle: 1955

Edition: First Japan Printing

Seller ID: 04183

Condition: Very Good in paper wrappers with French flaps; spine darkened.


A classic work on Japan from a westerner who became a Japanese citizen, living out his life there and dying in 1904; dust-jacket design by M. Kuwata, cover illustration from an original woodblock print by ukiyoe master Torii Kiyomasa; includes Herbert Spencer's letter on Japan in an appendix, bibliographic notes and an index. View more info

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ROADS TO QUOZ: AN AMERICAN MOSEY

By: Heat-Moon, William Least

Price: $5.99

Publisher: New York, Little, Brown and Company: 2008

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 04187

ISBN: 0316110256

Condition: Near Fine in dust jacket


Heat-Moon continues his saga of traveling the back roads (and waterways) of the United States; includes an index of place names. View more info

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GALAPAGOS DIARY: A COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE ARCHIPELAGO'S BIRDLIFE

By: Heinzel, Hermann and Hall, Barnaby

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: [2000]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 02583

ISBN: 0520228367

Condition: Near Fine in wrappers, slight edgewear


Interesting little book, no table of contents but an index! Beautiful photos and beautiful sketches with lots and lots of information; includes a checklist for the traveller. View more info

IF EVER YOU GO TO DUBLIN TOWN

By: Hemp, William H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Old Greenwich CT, Devin-Adair Pub: [1978]

Seller ID: 03414

ISBN: 0-8159-6411-0

Condition: Very Good in slightly discolored dust jacket; previous owner's name on front free endpaper; grey cloth boards a bit spotted


William Hemp, perhaps better known for his New York Enclaves has put together a wonderful collection of sketches in and around Dublin, each with a page of text; I found it a great asset in my walking tour of the city. View more info

IF EVER YOU GO TO DUBLIN TOWN

By: Hemp, William H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Old Greenwich CT, Devin-Adair Pub: [1978]

Seller ID: 03415

ISBN: 0-8159-6411-0

Condition: Near Fine in sunned dust jacket


William Hemp, perhaps better known for his New York Enclaves has put together a wonderful collection of sketches in and around Dublin, each with a page of text; I found it a great asset in my walking tour of the city. View more info

HENRY JAMES ON ITALY

By: James, Henry

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1988

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 01323

ISBN: 1555842380

Condition: Fine in dustjacket


Selections from Italian Hours View more info