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1 Adams, Dan. Tales from a Century Before. an Episodic Account of a Journey Undertaken in Youth.
Santa Monica Waverly Books 2014 1495452077 / 9781495452079 First Edition; First Printing Paperback. Fine with no dust jacket 
A trade-size paperback original. Fine in pictorial printed wrappers. Illustrated. The year was 1969. Two young Americans set off on an adventure of self discovery set amid interesting times when men first walked on the Moon and a pointless war rages in a distant time-zone. What is experienced and transcended will define them always. Politics and geography make it unlikely anyone would attempt so hazardous a journey today. Back then, a yearning for personal freedom was reason enough to venture forth. ; 5 1/2" X 8 1/2"; 171 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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2 Boll, Heinrich. (Text) Vennewitz, Leila. (Trans. ) Irish Journal.
New York McGraw-Hill. 1967 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
First American Edition. Near fine in price clipped very good+ dust jacket. (Crease at base of front flap. Light edge wear to jacket. Slim trace of sunning along top & bottome dges of cloth. Hint of foxing at edge of rear flap. ) A classic of keen observation. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 127 pages 
Price: 125.00 USD
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3 Chatwin, Bruce. IN PATAGONIA.
SUMMIT BOOKS. NY 1978 1978 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket 
First American edition. Very good+ copy in price-clipped near fine dust jacket. (Upper corners mildly bumped. Mild crack in binding at title page. Trace of barely discernible damping at base of boards & interior of jacket. Hint of foxing at edges. Light corner creases on front flap. ) Author's FIRST book. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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4 Chatwin, Bruce. THE SONGLINES.
FRANKLIN CENTER FRANKLIN LIBRARY. 1987 First Edition; First Printing Leather Binding. Fine with no dust jacket 
First American SIGNED Limited Edition. Fine in black, orange & gold patterned leather binding. with gilt edges & a satin marker ribbon, without dj. as issued. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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5 Cunninghame Graham, R.B. MOGREB-EL-ACKSA: A JOURNEY IN MOROCCO.
NY VIKING. 1930 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
First American edition. About fine in orange cloth in a price-clipped, otherwise Vg. + DJ. (A few small chips at head of spine on DJ. Couple modest edge tears. Staining on rear panel of DJ. ) Terrific cover art. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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6 Fisher, M.F.K. A CONSIDERABLE TOWN.
NY KNOPF. 1978 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First edition. Fine in fine dust jacket. (No remainder marks! ) 
Price: 75.00 USD
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7 Least Heat Moon, William. BLUE HIGHWAYS.
BOSTON ATLANTIC-LITTLE, BROWN. 1982 Reprint. Cloth Inscribed By Author
8th Printing. INSCRIBED by Willaim Least Heat Moon to noted Hollywood biographer Donald Spoto & dated by him in 1983 on the front endpaper. About near fine in a like dj. (Light trace of foxing at top edge. A few short edge tears & touches of shelfwear to dj.)  
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 Merwin, W.S. HOUSES AND TRAVELLERS. PROSE BY W.S. MERWIN.
NY ATHENEUM. 1977 First Edition. Cloth 
Limited to only 1000 clothbound copies. Fine in dj.  
Price: 100.00 USD
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9 Murphy, Dervla. Tibetan Foothold.
London John Murray 1966 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
REVIEW copy. (Publisher's printed slip laid-in. Also printed sheet from the Tibet Society of the United Kingdom. ) Near fine in fine dust jacket. (Light foxing at edges. ) Author's SECOND book. (G) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 206 pages 
Price: 250.00 USD
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10 Murphy, Dervla. Transylvania and Beyond.
London John Murray. 1992 0719550289 / 9780719550287 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First Edition. INSCRIBED by Dervla Murray to bookseller and noted Lord Byron scholar Allan Gregory on title page. Fine in fine dust jacket. (G) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 239 pages 
Price: 275.00 USD
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11 Murphy, Dervla. Visiting Rwanda.
Dublin Lilliput Press. 1998 1901866114 / 9781901866117 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First Edition. INSCRIBED by Dervla Murphy to bookseller and noted Lord Byron scholar Allan Gregory on title page. Near fine in fine dust jacket. (Light foxing and shelf soiling to edges. ) (G); 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 246 pages 
Price: 200.00 USD
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12 Murphy, Dervla. Wheels Within Wheels. Autobiography.
London John Murray. 1979 0719536499 / 9780719536496 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First Edition. About Fine in near fine dust jacket. (Couple specks of foxing at top edge. Slim trace of shelf wear at base of spine on jacket. ) (G); 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 232 pages 
Price: 125.00 USD
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13 Seth, Vikram. FROM HEAVEN LAKE. TRAVELS THROUGH SINKIANG & TIBET.
LONDON: CHATTO & WINDUS. 1983 1983 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First SEdition. SIGNED by Vikram Seth on title page. Fine in fine dust jacket. (Sticker ghost over printed price on front flap. ) Author's FIRST regularly published book. 
Price: 375.00 USD
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14 Stark, Freya. Perseus in the Wind.
London John Murray. 1948 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
First Edition. Signature of noted patron of the arts Isabel Roberts, with "Rome, Italy 1949" noted on front end paper. Near fine in very good+ DJ. (Edges lightly foxed. A few moderate chips in jacket. A few instances of rough separation of page edges. ) Wood engravings by Reynolds Stone. ; 5 1/2" X 8"; 169 pages 
Price: 150.00 USD
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15 Theroux, Paul. Sunrise with Sea Monsters. Travels and Discoveries 1964-1984.
London Hamish Hamilton. 1985 024111543-4 / 9780241115435 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First British Edition. SIGNED by Paul Theroux on title page. Near fine in fine dust jacket. (Text age toned. Neat bookstore sticker at base of front paste-down. ) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 365 pages 
Price: 100.00 USD
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