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1 CHICAGO. A STRANGERS' AND TOURISTS' GUIDE TO THE CITY OF CHICAGO CONTAINING REMINISCENCES OF CHICAGO IN THE EARLY DAY; AN ACCOUNT OF THE RISE AND PROGRESS OF THE CITY; DESCRIPTION OF PUBLIC BUILDINGS, CHURCHES, SCHOOLS, AND OBJECTS OF INTEREST; ETC.
Chicago: Relig. Philo. Pub. Association (J. S. Thompson) Printers. 1866. 1st edition. Hardbound in brown cloth with gold-stamped title o Corners bumped, tiny tear on spine, else Very Good or better. Contents are clean and no foxing. A rare book and one of the earliest travel/tourist guide to Chicago. 129 pages. 6 1/4 x 4 1/4. 
Illustrated with lithographs, many of them fold-out. Index and many pages of ads. The illustrations are as follow: Frontis. of a Scene of the Chicago River and buildings; Scene of Chicago in 1818; Chamber of Commerce building; Bowen Brothers 4 story department store; C. M. Henderson and Co., 4 story boot and shoe factory; University of Chicago; Sherman Hotel (fold-out); McVicker's Theatre, Madison Street, Between State and Dearborn; First Baptist Church; An unidentified large building flying an American Flag atop its cupola, but from the adjoining text, this is probably the Opera House; Marine Bank; Col. Wood's Museum (5 story) fold-out illustrations; Merchant's, Farmers' and Mechanic's Savings Bank at No. 13 Clark Street; Ely's Furnishing House, fold-out illustration of 3 story building at corner of Washington and Dearborn Streets; Interior of Ely's Furnishing House (fold-out); Tremont House, Corner of Lake and Dearborn Streets; Eastman National Business College--a fold-out with pictures of 4 of their buildings with identified locations; Steinway's Pianos building; and Cooley & Farwell Co. building; 
Price: 650.00 USD
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2 Adams, Emma, , AMONG THE NORTHERN ICEBERGS.
Oakland, CA: Pacific Press Publishing Company, (1890). First Edition. Hardbound in original brown cloth-covered boards w Very light shelf-wear, else a Near Fine bright copy of this book of exploration in the Arctic for young readers. 158 pages plus two pages of publisher's ads. 7 5/8 
Frontispiece illustration of "Capturing a Bear's Cub" and Full-page illustrations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Andersson, Charles John, LAKE NGAMI; OR EXPLORATIONS AND DISCOVERIES DURING FOUR YEARS' WANDERINGS IN THE WILDS OF SOUTH WESTERN AFRICA WITH AN INTRODUCTORY LETTER BY JOHN CHARLES FREMONT.
New York: Dix, Edwards & Co., 1857 (1st 1856) Original dark green blind-stamped cloth with gilt  Ex. lib copy with spine marking and a book plate on front pastedown, but no other markings, etc. Corners bumped and worn, spine rolled slightly forward and spine ends worn.Boards are rubbed. Two 2+" splits at front and rear joints. Front hinge a bit weak, ffep wrinkled and has former owner inscription, text clean and without foxing. 520 pp. + 4 pp. ads. 8vo. 
Frontis, Illus. (listed) with full-page plates and cuts in the text. Account of the author's two expeditions to Africa in 1850 and 1854. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4 Barbieri, Franco, VICENZA: CITTA DI PALAZZI.
Milan: Silvana Editoriale. 1987. 1st edition. Text is in Italian. Hardbound in brown linen with white titles stamped Fine in an illustrated dust jacket with one tiny closed tear, else Near Fine. If this is to be shipped internationally, inquire about postage as it is a large book. 188 (1) pages. 13 1/2 x 9 3/4. 
Profusely illustrated with color and black-and-white photographs, floor plans and drawings; Bibliography and Index. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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5 Boddam-Whetham, J.W. WESTERN WANDERINGS: A RECORD OF TRAVEL IN THE EVENING LAND.
London: Richard Bentley & Son, 1874 First edition. Original gilt and black decorated stamped green cl Front cover rubbed, extremity wear, front hinge weak, else very good. 364 pp.+ 8 pp. of ads for other publications 9 x 6 
Frontis., Illus with 12 plates. Cowan, Bibliography of the History of California, p. 59. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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6 Burton, Richard F., Edited by his wife, Isabel Burton. A MISSION TO GELELE, KING OF DAHOME WITH NOTICES OF THE SO-CALLED "AMAZONS", THE GRAND CUSTOMS, THE YEARLY CUSTOMS, THE HUMAN SACRIFICES, THE PRESENT STATE OF THE SLAVE TRADE, AND THE NEGRO'S PLACE IN NATURE. (TWO (2) VOLUMES COMPLETE)
London: Tylston and Edwards, 1893. Memorial Edition. Bound in 3/4 tan calf over black and gold decorat Corners bumped and light wear, light edge wear and some rubbing. Overall, a Very Good set of books and is extremely attractive on the book shelf. Vol. I, 256 pages ; Vol. II, 301 pages. 
Frontis. with tissue guard in each volum. Appendices in Vol. II. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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7 Butterworth, Hezekiah, ZIGZAG JOURNEYS IN THE WESTERN STATES OF AMERICA. THE ATLANTIC TO THE PACIFIC.
London: Dean & Son, no date, Late 19th Century or early 20th. Hardbound in dark green cloth, bevelled edges. Ti Corners slightly bumped, Spine ends lightly frayed. The binding is firm and the book is tight. Former owner's tasteful bookplate (Blank without a name) on front paste-down. The contents are bright and clean with the no foxing. 320 pages plus 16 pages of publisher's ads. 8 1/2 
Frontis. engraving "Holy Cross Mountain", and profusely illustrated throughout. These ZigZag books were popular travel books written for young readers in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Butterworth, Hezekiah, ZIGZAG JOURNEYS IN NORTHERN LANDS. THE RHINE TO THE ARCTIC.
Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1884. First edition. Hardbound in Original brown cloth-covered boards, Corners bumped and slightly worn, Spine ends lightly frayed. The first two front end-papers are loose, else the binding is firm and the book is tight. There is a small white mark on back cover. The contents are bright and clean with the no foxing. This is a very attractively bound book and overall is Very Good. Difficult to find in this condition. 320 pages. 8 1/2 x 7. 
Frontis. engraving "Carrying Siegfried's Body", and profusely illustrated throughout. These ZigZag books were popular travel books written for young readers in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Chamisso, Adelbert von, ADELBERT VON CHAMISSO'S WERKE (4 VOLUMES).
Leipzig: Weidmlann'sche Buchhandlung, 1852 Marbled paper-covered boards backed by 3/4 green l Volume II has 2 pieces of the spine label missing, all have slight shelf wear wear to corner tips and light rubbing, Stains along bottom margin of 1st 52 pages of Vol. IV, which became fainter after page 1. Overall, a Very Good, nicely bound set of books. Vol. I, 338 pages, Vol II, 319 pages; Vol. IV.  
Frontis portrait of Chamisso in Vol. 1. Folding table and double page map in Vol. II. These books are in German Gothic type and I will do my best to describe them. Vols. I and II are entitled: "Reise um die Welt mit der Romanzoffischen Entdeckungs-Expedition in den Jahren 1815-1818 auf der Brigg Rurif, Kapitain Otto v. Kozebue". Vol. IV has 228 pages of poetry and then two sections: In Dramatischer form", pages (1) 231 to 238. The next section is "Peter Schemihl's Wunderfame Geschichte, pages 242 to 323. Volume VI is entitled "Leben und Briefe, Herausgegeben von Julius Eduard Hitzig." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10 Clark, Susie Champney, THE ROUND TRIP FROM THE HUB TO THE GOLDEN GATE.
Boston: Lee and Shepard Publishers, 1890. First edition. This is a rare softcover edition of the more common hardbound, It bears the same date as the first edition and has the same pagination  Softcover in tan printed wraps with the title on t A few inked margin notes, cover chipped along the extremities and some sun fade. The spine cover is missing small pieces at the head and foot. Cover joints are starting. Overall, it is still a nice copy of a rare book. 193 pages 7 1/2 x 5 1/4. 
A hard to find little travel journal. Flake, A Mormon Bibliography,2398. Cowan, A Bibliography of the State of California (1964), p. 128. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Cobbett, William, COBBETT'S TOUR IN SCOTLAND AND THE FOUR NORTHERN COUNTIES OF ENGLAND: IN THE AUTUMN OF THE YEAR 1832.
London: Published at 11, Bolt Court, Fleet Street. 1833. 1st edition. Bound in brown paper-covered boards backed by a da Edge wear, soil, spine lable is worn and unreadable. Book is tight and contents are clean. Scarce in the 1st edition. 264 pages. 7 1/2 x 4 1/2. 

Price: 95.00 USD
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12 Colquhoun, Archibald R., OVERLAND TO CHINA.
New York and London: Harper and Brothers, 1900. 1st edition. Navy blue cloth with gilt-stamped spine and front  Corners worn, slight rubbing at the extremities, back hinge cracked and book very slightly cocked, else a VG, bright copy. 465 pp. + 2 pp. of publisher's ads. 8 7/8 x 6. 
Frontis portrait with tissue guard; four folding color maps; many illustrations; index. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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13 Conwell, Russell H., THE LIFE, TRAVELS, AND LITERARY CAREER OF BAYARD TAYLOR.
Boston: B.B. Russell & Co., 1879. First edition. Hardbound in green cloth-covered boards with titl Corners slightly bumped, else Near Fine. 358 pages. 71/2 x 5 1/4. 
Frontis. portrait of Bayard Taylor with tissue-guard. 
Price: 37.50 USD
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14 Copper River Joe, A GOLDEN CROSS (?) ON TRAILS FROM THE VALDEZ GLACIER.
Los Angeles: White-Thompson, 1939. First Edition. Hardbound in original blue cloth-covered boards wi Rubbing to the spine edges, former book-sellers small stamp on front pastedown, else a Very Good to Near Fine copy of a scarce book. 200 pages. 7 3/4 x 5. 
Frontispiece illustration of a dog team on the Copper River. Full-page illustrations. "In 1896 the author crossed the Valdez Glacier and ascended the Copper River in a large company of gold seekers; and lived in the Valdez region for many years. He gives here an exceptionally entertaining and informative narrative of the journey.". 
Price: 75.00 USD
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15 Curtis, George William, LOTUS-EATING: A SUMMER BOOK.
New York: Harper & Brothers. 1852. 1st edition. Hardbound in Brown blind-stamped cloth covered bo There is a tasteful book plate on the front paste down. The book is slightly cocked. Some cover rubbing and fade. Missing a small piece of the bottom spine cover. Contents have scattered, light foxing. Overall Good. 208 pages plus pages of publisher's ads. 7 3/4 x  
Particularly noteworthy for the engraved illustrations after drawings by Hudson River School artist John Frederick Kensett. This is the Author's third book, a recounting of places of interest in various New York State locations associated with summer travel, particularly along the Hudson River, plus Trenton, Nahant and Newport. Particularly noteworthy for the engraved illustrations after drawings by Hudson River School artist John Frederick Kensett. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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16 Dickens, Charles, AMERICAN NOTES AND PICTURES FROM ITALY.
London and New York: Chapman & Hall and Charles Scribner's Sons, 1898. Printed from the edition that was carefully corrected by the author in 1867 and 1868. This book is Volume XXVIII in the Gadshill Edition of thirty-fo Hardbound in half brown leather over marbled pape Some shelf-wear and rubbing of the leather and a 1" x 1/4" gouge i the leather on the upper left side of the front cover. Except as noted, the book is Very Good and will make a lovely appearance in an library or book shelf. This book was never read because most of the pages are still uncut. 517 pages plus 3 pages of notes. 8 x 6. 
Frontis. and original illustrated full-page plates with tissue guards by Maurice Greiggenhagen. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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17 Dixon, William Hepworth. NEW AMERICA. (TWO VOLUMES).
London: Hurst and Blackett, Publishers, 1867. Vol. I, 5th edition, revised. Vol. II, 4th edition. 3/4 polished calf with elaborate gilt decorated sp Front hinge on vol.I weak, else very good. 2 vols, 369, 359 pages. 8 3/4 x 5 3/4. 
Frontis., illustrated with illustrations listed. Flake, A Mormon Bibliography, 2847. Sabin 20373. 
Price: 135.00 USD
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18 Griffis, William Elliott, THE MIKADO'S EMPIRE. BOOK I. HISTORY OF JAPAN, FROM 660 B.C. TO 1872 A.D.; BOOK II. PERSONAL EXPERIENCES, OBSERVATIONS, AND STUDIES IN JAPAN, 1870-1874.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1876. First edition. Original green cloth with gilt stamped spine and f Wear to corners, and edges, particularly at spine ends. Some overall rubbing and book is slightly shaken, former owner signature on front free endpaper; otherwise VG, 625 pages. 8 3/4 x 6 1/8. 
Frontis. with tissue guard; illustrated with map, full-page plates with tissue guards and text illustrations; notes, appendices, index and 11 pages of ads. Two books in one volume. Not only a history of Japan, but much on the culture, people and life in the 1870's in that country. An important book for any travel or Asian library. 
Price: 85.00 USD
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19 Gunnison, Almon, WAYSIDE AND FIRESIDE RAMBLES.
Boston: Universalist Publishing House, 1894. ?. No other printings indicated. Blue cloth with gilt titles. A VG, bright copy. 241 pp. 8vo. 
Illustrated with sketches by Frederick Remington and William Hamilton Gibson. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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20 Hare, Augustus J. C., CITIES OF NORTHERN AND CENTRAL ITALY. (THREE VOLUMES).
New York: George Routledge & Sons, 1876. 1st edition. Hardbound in original brown cloth decorated with  Slight shelf wear with wear to spine ends, corners bumped, else very bright and Very Good.. Vol. I, 376 pages; Vol. II, 523 pages; Vol. III, 
Illustrated with drawings and two fold-out maps. A beautifully bound early travel guide to Italy. Probably one of the most complete guides you can find. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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