Vintage Travel Books
Unique Travel Books for sale including All Rome, Amsterdam, Arizona Highways, Around the Capital with Uncle Hank, Big Island Hawaii, Big Thicket by Gunter, Canadian Landmarks, Essentials of German, Far Journeys by Bruce Chatwin, Field Guide to the Birds of Texas, George Meades New York, Houston by Ray Miller. In the Houses of Ireland, One Year Abroad by Blanche Howard, Pioneer Settlement in Northeast Argentina, Ports and Happy Places, Teh Dubai Handbook by Erhard Gabriel, Trinity River by Luther Smith, Turners Picturesque Views in England and Wales by Eric Shanes, Spanish on the Go, Backpackers Handbook, Wilderness Areas of North America, and many more. Some are vintage, out of print. Marvelous gifts!
Soft covered book titled 100 BEST CRUISE VACATIONS The Top Cruises throughout the World for All Interests and Budgets by Theodore Scull, Second Edition, 2002, 254 pages.
With hundreds of cruises available worldwide, choosing the right one for your budget and taste can be a frustrating experience. Cruise travel expert Ted Scull leads the way to the best, but necessarily the most expensive, cruises all over the world. Clipper ships sailing the Mediterranean, riverboats plying the Yangtze, catamarans cruising the Great Barrier Reef, mega ships traveling among the Caribbean islands, or stately ships crossing the Atlantic or circumnavigating the globe, whatever on the water experience you are looking for, you can find it in this authoritative guide.
THE BAHAMAS & CARIBBEAN ISLANDS
AFRICA, THE MIDDLE EAST, AND THE INDIAN OCEAN
SOUTHEAST ASIA AND THE FAR EAST
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Hard covered book titled Alistair Cooke's AMERICA. 1975. 400 pages. A magnificent array of painting, photographs both old and new, drawings, cartoon, and memorabilia supplements the narrative. Together, words and pictures provide an incomparable Cooke's tour of the American past, a uniquely fresh and human portrait of us as we were and as we are. This book is in Good condition. Pages are clean and intact, and the binding is tight. A previous owner's name is stamped on the outer page edges. The dust jacket is torn and chipped. This book would make a lovely addition to your library!
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Soft covered book titled ALL ROME and the Vatican in 120 Kodak-Color Photographs Translated by Susan Glasspool, Photographic Service Gaetano Barone, 1968, 128 pages.Filled with beautiful color photographs of Rome & the Vatican, this book is in VG+ condition, with the pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight. A must have for any library!.. Read more
Hard covered book titled AMSTERDAM by Ton Koot. Translated by Yda Ovink. 48 color illustration, 1967. beautifully illustrated.Book is in VG condition, pages clean and intact. The binding is tight... Read more
Soft covered book titled ANTHOLOGY OF ADVANCED PLACEMENT FRENCH LITERATURE FOR THE 2000 EXAM Plays, Novels, and Poetry. 1999.
All sections in the Anthology are from the 2000 required reading list for the Advanced Placement literature examination written in French.
This book is in Good condition. 351 pages are clean and intact, and the binding is tight. There is some wear, soiling and creases on the cover, and there are a few pages with some creases. A previous owner's name is written inside the front cover. It would make a wonderful addition to your library!
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2 magazines titled ARIZONA HIGHWAYS, dated December 1968 and March 1975. The March 1975 issue is filled with beautiful full page color photographs of silver turquoise jewelry, articles about Navajo & Hopi Indians and their jewelry, Trading Posts, Ketohs, Concha belts & buckles, and more. It is in VG+ condition, with the pages clean and intact. The December 1969 issue is filled with lovely full page color photographs from year-round in Arizona. It is in VG condition, with one page not intact, but it is included. The pages are very clean. Don't miss having these magazines in your library!
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Hard covered book titled AROUND THE CAPITAL WITH UNCLE HANK Recorded Together With Many Pictures by Thomas Fleming, 1902, 328 pages.
A humorous account of Washington DC in 1902 and the people in government and other elite. Several full-page illustrations are done in cartoon fashion. No one escapes unscathed!
This beautifully illustrated vintage book is in VG condition. Pages clean and intact. The pages are yellowed from age, and there is a previous owner's name written inside the front cover. A wonderful addition to your library!
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Soft covered book titled THE BACKPACKER'S MANUAL, The Essential Techniques and Equipment, Plus a Special Section on U.S. and Canadian Trails, by Cameron McNeish 1984.
Chapters included are:
American and Canadian Trails.
There are many color and black & white photographs and illustrations. This book is in VG+ condition, with the 155 pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight. A must have for any hiking outdoor enthusiast!
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Hard covered book titled BASIC RUSSIAN READER, by Rashelle Fastenberg and Moses Ratner, 1949. 269 pages. This is a reader for students of first year Russian. This vintage book in Good condition. It would make a very nice addition to your Russian book collection!
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Soft covered book titled BIG ISLAND OF HAWAII HANDBOOK including Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, The Kona Coast, and Waipio Valley by J.D. Bisignani, 1994, 349 pages.Camp on a secluded black sand beach in lush Waipio Valley or pamper yourself at one of the fabled resorts on the sunny Kona Coast. Fish the world's best marlin waters of ski down snowcapped Mauna Kea. The Big Island is diverse, affordable, and the least crowded of Hawaii's major islands.Inside this book you'll find: A COMPREHENSIVE INTRODUCTION TO THE BIG ISLAND'S GEOGRAPHY, NATURAL HISTORY, PEOPLE, CULTURE, CUSTOMS AND ARTS RECOMMENDATIONS ON ACCOMMODATIONS, DINING, ENTERTAINMENT, SHOPPING, AND SIGHTSEEING FOR ALL BUDGETS LISTINGS OF BEACHES, WATER SPORTS, AND TREKKING AND CAMPING SPOTS TIPS ON BUDGET FLIGHTS, CRUISES, PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION, TOUR COMPANIES OVER 20 DETAILED MAPS HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE AND PIDGIN GLOSSARIES, A COMPREHENSIVE BOOK LIST, AND PRACTICAL CHARTS & TABLES. This book is in .. Read more
Hard covered book titled THE BIG THICKET A CHALLENGE FOR CONSERVATION by A.Y. Gunter, Photographs by Roy Hamric, 1972, 172 pages.The Big Thicket is a unique and beautiful wilderness covering some 350,000 acres of southeastern Texas, and became the center of a major national conservation debate. In this book, Pete Gunter, President of the Big Thicket Association, describes the history and rich diversity of the region and calls for immediate action on the part of conservationists and politicians alike before nothing is left to conserve. Roy Hamric's superb photography contrasts the remaining solitude and beauty of the Ticket with those sections lost to careless exploitation and development.This book is in VG+ condition, pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight. Don't miss the opportunity to add it to your library!.. Read more
Soft covered book titled Frommer's BORN TO SHOP France The Ultimate Guide for Travelers Who Love to Shop 2nd Edition, by Suzy Gershman, 1999, 394 pages,
In this book you will find:
The best of the shopping scene, from Paris's designer boutiques to colorful markets in Provence
Excellent values, from Chanel to Champagne
Great gift ideas, plus the best gifts for under $15
The best airfare, hotel, and dining values
Insider tips on customs, shipping, and VAT laws
Detailed city maps and shopping tours, including Reims, Lyon, and the Riviera
THE BEST OF FRANCE AT A GLANCE
HOW TO BE FRENCH
SHOPPING THE TEXTILE CITIES: LYON & LILLE
SHOPPING THE RIVIERA: CANNES TO NICE TO CORSICA
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