Geography & Travel

Geography & Travel

James Archambeault; Thomas D. Clark. Kentucky & Kentucky II (Two volume set). Early printing. Near Fine.

Portland: Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company, 1982. Early printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/fine. Kentucky & Kentucky II (Two volume set) 4th and 7th printings. Near fine hardcover, both with fine dustjackets, now protected in clear, removable archival covers. Book shop label on pastedown and first free endpaper. Mild toning to edges of pages of Kentucky II. Beautiful, full color photographs throughout. 160 & 144 pp. Small folio, 10 x 13 1/2 tall.

Kentucky” takes you through stately mansions and pastoral horse ranches, as well as the golden rows of tobacco fields and quiet country roads..


Wright Morris. Love Affair: A Venetian Journal. New York: Harper & Row, 1972. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/fine. Stated first edition.

Near fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Orange cloth boards, gold foil title on spine, author’s name embossed on front cover. Color photos and narrative throughout. Glossy paper, unpaginated. Printed in Italy. Previous owner’s bookplate on front pastedown or would be fine. Fine, as new dust jacket. Dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. 88 pp. Small quarto, 9 x 10 inches tall.

Author is a National Book Award winner.

William Patten & J. E. Homans. The New Encyclopedic Atlas and Gazetteer of the World. New York: P. F. Collier & Son, 1909. Third edition, Revised. Hardcover. Fair.

New York: P. F. Collier & Son, 1909. Third edition, Revised. Hardcover. Fair. 1909 world atlas.

Fair condition, showing moderate soiling to front cover, wine colored stain on back cover, and archival hinge repair tape at front and back of book. “Containing an entirely new series of colored maps executed upon an original plan, showing every country and all political or civil divisions, with their cities, mountains, islands, and bodies of water, and embodying an entirely new feature — that of indicating railroad lines in a separate color.”

348 pp. Large folio, 11 x 16 inches tall.

Great for those into history or railroads.

Eric Scigliano & Tim Thompson. Puget Sound: Sea Between the Mountains. Hong Kong: Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company, 2000. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine.

Fine hardcover in a fine dust jacket. Dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. Illustrated with full-color photographs on glossy paper. 112 pp. Quarto, 9 1/2 x 12 inches tall.

An award-winning journalist, Scigliano has written for Harper’s, Outside, Discover, and many other publications.

Wallace Stegner & Look Magazine. Look at America: The Central Northwest. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1947. Early printing. Hardcover. Fine/good +.

Fine early printing in a good+ dust jacket. Green cloth boards with green and yellow stamping on cover and spine. Dust jacket has several tiny closed tears and shelf wear, bottom front corner missing small amount of DJ. Profusely illustrated, including a fold-out map of the region. Early printing 1947 (same as copyright date) as determined from ads for current and forthcoming books. 393 numbered pp., incl. index. Small octavo, 5 1/2 x 8 inches tall.

“[T]he finest collection of photographs,” road maps, appendices, and expert-written text. This volume covers Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas, and Nevada.

W. Urwick; Revised & enlarged by Edward P. Thwing. India Illustrated with Pen and Pencil. New York: Hurst & Co., 1891. Revised. Hardcover. Good.

Good copy in original publishers bright blue ornate book cloth, title and centerpiece in silver with burgundy accents. All wood engravings present. Text block is solid, hinges have been repaired with archival quality white cloth tape. Cover rubbed, head and tail of spine worn. Previous owner’s name in pencil. One corner bumped. 197 pp. + index. Quarto, 8 1/2 x 11 inches tall.

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