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1 Banville, John. PRAGUE PICTURES. PORTRAITS OF A CITY.
NY BLOOMSBURY. 2004 First Edition. 
First American Edition. Fine in a fine dj. (B) 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 Bowles, Paul. And, Steinbeck, John. (Contributors) HOLIDAY. AUGUST 1956.
PHILADELPHIA: CURTIS PUBLISHING COMPANY. 1956 1956 First Edition. Soft Cover Good 
A good only copy in oversize pictorial printed wrappers. (Couple tape mends at bottom 2"-inches of spine & base of rear cover. Covers somewhat rubbed.) Features Paul Bowles' travel essay: "The Incredible Arab." Also, John Steinbeck's " Discovering the people of Paris." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 Chatwin, Bruce & Theroux, Paul. (Text) Williams, Kyffin. (Illustrations) PATAGONIA REVISITED.
BOSTON HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN AND COMPANY. 1986 First Edition. 
Fine in a fine dj. (B) 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4 Chatwin, Bruce. IN PATAGONIA.
SUMMIT BOOKS. NY 1978 1978 First Edition. Hardcover Near fine Dust Jacket Included 
First American Edition. Near fine in a priceclipped Nf. dj. (Upper corners mildly bumped. Traces of barely discernable damping at base of boards & interior of dj. Hint of faint foxing at top edge. Light corner creases on front dj. flap) Author's FIRST book. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5 Chatwin, Bruce. THE VICEROY OF OUIDAH.
SUMMIT BOOKS. NY 1980 1980 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket Included 
First American Edition. Fine in dj. (The usual mild discoloration of upper boards) Author's SECOND book. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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6 Clark, Eleanor. THE OYSTERS OF LOCMARIAQUER.
NY PANTHEON. 1964 First Edition. 
Fine in a very good+ dj. (Couple small chips at edges of dj. Short edge tears in dj. Light shelf wear to dj.) By the author of Rome and a Villa." Drawings by Leonid. National Book Award winner. (G) 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7 Cronin, Vincent. THE LAST MIGRATION.
LONDON RUPERT HART-DAVIS. 1957 First Edition. 
Near fine in a Nf. dj. (Light trace of shelf wear to dj.) Account of nomad tribes of Southern Persia. (G) 
Price: 50.00 USD
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8 Cunninghame Graham, R.B. MOGREB-EL-ACKSA: A JOURNEY IN MOROCCO.
NY VIKING. 1930 First American Edition. Fine 
About fine in orange cloth in a priceclipped, otherwise Vg.+ dj. (Couple small chips at head of spine on dj. A few modest edge tears. Staining on rear panel of dj.) Terrific cover art. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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9 Dos Passos, John. IN ALL COUNTRIES.
NY HARCOURT, BRACE AND COMPANY. 1934 First Edition. 
Writer Paul Horgan's copy with his two bookplates on front pastedown & endpaper. About fine in a dj. that has some skilled restoration applied, lending the impression the jacket is virtually as new. 5000 copies printed. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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10 Fido, Martin. MURDER GUIDE TO LONDON.
ACADEMY CHICAGO. 1990 1990 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket Included Signed by Author(s)
First American Edition. INSCRIBED & dated by the author in 1991 on the front endpaper. About fine in a Nf. dj. (1/2"-inch tear at head of spine & front cover. A few small edge nicks in dj. Hint of foxing at top edge) 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11 Fisher, M.F.K. A CONSIDERABLE TOWN.
KNOPF. NY 1978 1978 First Edition. Hardcover Near fine Dust Jacket Included 
Near fine in a priceclipped close to fine dj. (Mild bump to upper spine. Slight lean. Edges lightly foxed) A celebration of Marseille. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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12 Greene, Graham. JOURNEY WITHOUT MAPS.
NY DOUBLEDAY DORAN. 1936 First Edition. 
First American Edition. Near fine in a very good dj. (Traces of light scuffing to edges of black cloth. A few small holes in rear panel of dj. Couple chips spine extremities. Nearly indiscernable erasure on blank opposite the half-title) Account of the author's journey through Liberia in Africa. 2200 copies printed. (GC) 
Price: 500.00 USD
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13 Hedin, Sven. OVERLAND TO INDIA.
LONDON THE MACMILAN COMPANY. 1910 First Edition. Hardcover No Dust Jacket 
Two Volumes bound in maroon cloth, with gilt top edges & gold stamping on spines, lacking dj. Both fold-out maps are present. Numerous illustrations some of which are in full-color. (Mild remnants of bookplates removed from front pastedowns. Light shelfwear to edges of cloth. Short split at bottom rear hinge in volume one) An attractive set. 
Price: 375.00 USD
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14 Horn, Alfred Aloysius & Lewis, Ethelreda. THE WATERS OF AFRICA. VOLUME III OF TRADER HORN.
NY SIMON & SCHUSTER. 1929 First Edition. Cloth Near fine Dust Jacket Included 
First American Edition. Near fine in a Vg.+ dj. (Mild remnants of a bookplate on front pastedown. Mild rubbing at top edge. Shallow chipping at spine ends on dj. A few other small chips & short edge tears in dj. ) Arguably the most elusive of the Horn books to locate in a dj. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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15 Horn, Alfred Aloysius & Lewis, Ethereda. TRADER HORN. VOLUME II.
NY SIMON & SCHUSTER. 1928 First Edition. Cloth Dust Jacket Included 
First American Edition. Near fine in a Nf. dj. (Remnants from a bookplate on rear pastedown. A few tiny edge chips & short tears in dj.) Nice copy of the middle book in the Horn saga. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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16 Iyer, Pico. TROPICAL CLASSICAL. ESSAYS FROM SEVERAL DIRECTIONS.
NY KNOPF. 1997 First Edition. Fine 
INSCRIBED & dated by Pico Iyer in 1998 on the title page. Fine in a fine dj. (G) 
Price: 45.00 USD
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17 Least Heat Moon, William. (aka William Trogdon) BLUE HIGHWAYS. A JOURNEY INTO AMERICA.
BOSTON ATLANTIC, LITTLE BROWN. 1982 First Edition. near fine 
Close to near fine in near fine dj. SIGNED by William Least Heat Moon on title page. (Traces of light foxing to edges. Slight discoloration to brown hues on dj. which is endemic to this jacket) A classic of American travel literature. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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18 Lewis, Norman. JACKDAW CAKE. AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY.
LONDON HAMISH HAMILTON. 1985 First Edition. 
A very good copy in a close to fine dj. (Text age toned. Tiny trace of rubbing to dj.) 
Price: 35.00 USD
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19 Maugham, W. Somerset.(Text) Dwiggins, W. A. (Jacket design) THE GENTLEMAN IN THE PARLOUR. A RECORD OF A JOURNEY FROM RANGOON TO HAIPHONG.
GARDEN CITY DOUBLEDAY-DORAN. 1930 First Edition. 
First American Edition. Near fine in black cloth in a good only dj. (Extensive 'V'- shaped chip at upper lefthand corner of front panel of dj. Nearly all the titles remain present. Couple modest chips on rear panel and at spine, with no loss to titles. Faint damp stain at base of rear cloth cover) Despite chips an attractive copy of a book seldom encountered in any sort of jacket.) (GC) 
Price: 450.00 USD
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20 Merwin, W.S. THE MAYS OF VENTADORN.
WASHINGTON, D.C. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC BOOKS. 2002 First Edition. Soft Cover Fine 
ADVANCE READING COPY. Close to fine in pictorial printed wrappers. (A few tiny hints of shelfwear to edges of covers) 
Price: 35.00 USD
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