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California. A Brief Description of the Chief Pointsof Interest in the State, and the most convenient means of reaching them,together with information concerning train service to the coast via theChicago, Union Pacific & North-Western Line.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Chicago. General PassengerDepartment. 1903., 21.5cm, second edition, 53p., with numerousillustrations (from photographs), 2 maps (one double page map in colour), green wraps with colour illustration on the upper cover, fine.(Amps)
|$100.00||Book Number: 34501||Order / Enquire|
Nouveau Voyage Pittoresque de la France, orne de trois cent soixante gravures, ececutees sur des dessins faits d'apres nature et representant des vues des principales villes de France, ports de mer, monumens anciens et modernes, sites remarquables, etc. etc. Tome Primier.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Paris. Chez Ostervald Laine. 1817., thick8vo. 23cm, being 121 steel engraved plates with descriptive letter press, bound in quarter brown roan backed paper over boards, some early slight foxing else a near fine copy (tds) - The plates are fine clear strikes.
|$275.00||Book Number: 25546||Order / Enquire|
St. Lawrence Hall. (Cover title). [Tourist Guide].
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: [Montreal. 1896?]., 12mo, 16.5cm, 96p., with 2 of 3 folding maps, illustrations and many illustrated advertisements, chromo-litho colour printed wraps, upper wrap repaired at the hinge, else very good (n12.2). Issued by Henry Hogan, Proprietor of St. Lawrence Hall Hotel in Montreal in 1896.
$50.00 Book Number: 26887 Order / Enquire
The Railroad Jubilee. An account of the celebration commemorative of the opening of Railroad Communication between Boston and Canada, September 17th, 18th, and 19th, 1851.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Boston. J.H. Eastburn, City Printer., 1852. 23.5cm, 288p. with large folding map at rear, original extra decorated blind stamped cloth, with gilt decoration on both boards, gilt titles on spine, internal library stamps, new endpapers, expertly restored, a fine copy (ds11). T.P.L. 3200. Gagnon I.813. Sabin 6766 (1851? edition). Prepared by an anonymous editor at the request of the City Council of Boston. An account of the pageant and other celebrations in Boston on the completion of the Boston-Montreal Railway lines. Lord Elgin and Joseph Howe spoke for Canada. The appendix contains supporting documents relating to the celebration, the city of Boston and trade with Canada. The map is "A skeleton map of Rail-Roads between Cape Canso and St. Louis, compiled under the direction of the Committee appointed by the City of Council of Boston for celebrating the opening of Railway communication between the Atlantic at Boston, the Canadas and the Great West, Sept. 17th, 1851. By E.S. Chesborough, City Engineer."
$105.00 Book Number: 3601 Order / Enquire
The Scottish Tourist, and Itinerary; or A Guide to the Scenery and Antiquities of Scotland and The Western Islands. With a Description of the Principal Steam-Boat Tours. Illustrated by Maps and Views.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Edinburgh. Printed for Stirling & Kenny. and James Duncan, London. 1825., 12mo. 18cm, xii,400p., engraved folding map (some closed tears at the folds) and 6 engraved plates, index, occasional heavy foxing including the plates, wanting the front free fly, in contemporary half crimson roan, gilt titles, marbled boards, some wear at the edges, a very good sound copy (tgc) Includes descriptions of the (5) principal steam-boat tours
$175.00 Book Number: 4055 Order / Enquire
A Voyage Round the World. In the Years 1740-44.Edited, from the Original Narrative, with notes by D. Laing Purves.(Library of History, Travel & Adventure).
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Edinburgh. W.P. Nemo, Hay, &Mitchell. 1886., 12mo. 18cm, 160p., double-column, frontis, 16p. rearpublisher's ads, in the original pictorial & decorated green cloth,stamped in black, colour and gilt, beveled boards, gilt titles, decoratedendpapers, some slight edge wear, a very good copy (hmds). ~Attractively pictorial cloth binding. A school prize copy withhand-written inscription: "Prize for Essay on the Blood. Awarded toSergt. Robertson, C. Company, Wick Battalion Boy's Brigade".
$50.00 Book Number: 35471 Order / Enquire
The New Bath Guide; or Memoirs of the B-n r-d Family, in a series of Political Epistles. A New Edition: With a Biographical and Topographical Preface, and Anecdotal Annotations. By John Britton. F.S.A. and member of several other societies. Embellished with Engravings by G. Cruikshank, &c.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Henry Washbourne. 1832., 12mo, 18.2cm, new edition, lxxvi,176p., with 7 illustrations (engraved title & frontis by S. Williams, 5 etched plates by George Cruikshank), bound in full cross grain crimson calf, gilt decorated raised bands, gilt center panels decorations and borders, gilt spine title, wide gilt and blind decorated paneled boards, edge decoration on the edges and inner gilt dentelles, a.e.g., expertly restored, a fine attractively bound copy (tgc) A finely bound reprint of Christopher Anstey's best known work. Originally published in 1766, it was an immediate success and was enthusiastically praised for its original kind of humour by Walpole and Gray. The book consists of a series of letters in anapaestic verse, describing the adventures of the "Blunderhead Family", at Bath, and depicting the manners of the place and time with much good humour and drollery. This edition has significant additions about Anstey and Bath by the English antiquary, John Britton (1771-1857) and delightful etched plates by George Cruikshank.
|$449.99||Book Number: 25222||Order / Enquire|
APPLETON, Thomas E.
Ravenscrag. The Allan Royal Mail Line.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Toronto. McClelland and Stewart. 1974., 23cm, 222p. with 33illustrations, appendices, bibliography, fine in very good jacket. (cdn) Story of the Allans, & the line of sail and steamships which dominatedthe Canadian Atlantic routes for nearly a century.
$20.00 Book Number: 23019 Order / Enquire
The Travels of the Chevalier d'Arvieux in Arabia the Desart; Written by Himself, and Published by Mr. De La Roque: Giving a very accurate and entertaining Account of the Religion, Rights, Costumes, Diversions, & c., of the Bedouins, or Arabian Scenites. Under taken by Order of the late Frnec King. To which is added, a General Description of Arabia, by Sultan Ishmael Abulfeda. Translated from best Manuscripts; with Notes. Illustrated With Copper Plates.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Printed for B. Barker, 1732., 12mo, 16.5cm, Second Edition. [xxii],358,p., with 5 copper engraved plate views, in contemporary full dark brown calf, gilt decorated raised bands, gilt decorations in the panels, gilt ruled boards on the boards, fine (cgc). ~ The English translation of Arvieux's Voyage fait par ordre du roi Louis XIV dans la Palestine vers le grand emir, published by La Roque in 1717. Arvieux (1635-1702) spent twelve years in the Levant (1653-65), and subsequently acted for the French government on a number of diplomatic missions, before settling down in France in 1686. He is chiefly famous for having furnished Moliere with the Turkish element in Le Bourgeois gentilhomme.
|$1999.95||Book Number: 28278||Order / Enquire|
Narrative of an Ascent to the Summit of Mont Blanc, on the Eighth and Ninth of August, 1827.
London. Printed for Longman,Rees, Orme. 1830., 21cm, second edition, x,148p., with 22 (of 24)lithographed plates and maps, (including folding plates & 3 hand coloured), WANTING plates 14 & 22, some foxing and corner stains, quarter bound in plain brown calf and worn marbled boards, early paper repairs,a good working copy. (gar). These attractive lithographs are engraved on india paper and laid down; the thinner paper produces a better imagine. This book went through several editions and did much to popularize the new sport of mountaineering. Neate 38.
|$500.00||Book Number: 11302||Order / Enquire|
AUSTIN, Alfred, illustrated by George S. Elgood
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. Adam and Charles Black. 1907., 22cm, firstedition, xvii, 164p., 16 colour plates including frontis, 13 head &tail pieces, captioned tissue guards, 2p. rear ads, red colourdecorated cloth, gilt titles, worn on the top of the spine, 0nearfine. (tgc) Inman 162. A prose "garden-diary" by BritishPoet-Laureate, 1896-1913. With sumptuous illustrations of Italianscenes by English artist noted for his paintings of gardens. The head& tail pieces are by William Scott.
$75.00 Book Number: 32452 Order / Enquire
Narrative of the Arctic Land Expedition to the Mouth of The Great Fish River, and Along the Shores of the Arctic Ocean, in the years 1833, 1834, and 1835.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: London. John Murray. 1836., 8vo. 21.3cm, The First Edition, x,, 663,p., with 16 engraved plates and a rear folding map, in contemporary full dark blue calf, gilt ruled raised bands, gilt border and center panel decorations, crushed crimson morocco label, double ruled borders on the boards, marbled endpapers and edges, about normal foxing on the plates, a very good to fine copy in attractive binding. (cgc) A.B. 851. T.P.L. 477. Lande 935. Sabin 2613. Wagner- Camp 58b:1. Streeter 3705. - Back, who had been on both Franklin expeditions, was sent out to locate Ross, who had been unreported through three winters. News of Ross's safe return reached Back in April 1833 and he then pursued the expedition's secondary objectives. These were, firstly, to navigate the length of a river supposedly arising in the neighbourhood of the Great Slave Lake and running north to the Arctic Sea, and then, secondly, to map as much as possible of the seacoast. He was successful in both objectives, travelling 7,500 miles in total and traversing the full 440-mile length of the river (known as Thlueetessy' by the Indians). The Great Fish River, as Back named it, has since become known as The Back River.
|$1500.00||Book Number: 36960||Order / Enquire|
Southern Germany. (Wurtembery and Bavaria). Handbook for Travellers.
Leipsic, London, New York. Karl Baedeker, Publisher. 1910., 16cm, the 11th edition, xxx,364p., with 36 maps & 45 plans, (many folding), mapped endpapers, original red cloth, gilt titles, a fine copy. (tgc).
$31.50 Book Number: 17965 Order / Enquire
Southern Germany. (Wurtemberg and Bavaria). Handbook for Travellers.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Leipsic, London, New York. Karl Baedeker, Publisher. 1910., 16cm, 11th edition revised, xxx,364p., with 36 maps & 45 plans, (many folding), 1 mapped endpaper, index, original red cloth, gilt titles, very good to fine copy. (tgc).
|$50.00||Book Number: 20694||Order / Enquire|
Austria, including Hungary, Transylvania, Dalmatia and Bosnia. Handbook for Travellers.
Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Leipsic, London, New York. Karl Baedeker, Publisher. 1900., 16cm, the 9th revised and augmented, xvi,479p., with 30 maps, 36 plans and diagrams, (including folding and double page, in colour) mapped endpapers, original red cloth, gilt titles, wear on the spine cap, titles clear, lower hinge and spine repaired else a very good sound copy (tgc)
|$125.00||Book Number: 20892||Order / Enquire|