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New York:G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1921. 352pp. Illustrated. 1st edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. In very good condition. Decorated boards lightly sun-faded at edges or where ever the dust jacket has a tear. Internally, the pages are clean and bright with no previous owners marks or signatures. Some pages as yet uncut. teg. The dust jacket is well worn and soiled, still in one piece but only in good condition, with many small chips and tears to edges.
THE RUSSIAN SHORES OF THE BLACK SEA, IN THE AUTUMN OF 1852. With A Voyage Down the Volga and A Tour Through the Country of the Don Cossacks
New York:Redfield. 1854. 266pp + (6)pp ads. 1st American edition from the 3rd London edition. Illustrated throughout, including a fold-out map of Russia as frontispiece and a map of Crimea. The boards are lightly worn and rubbed with gilt on spine faded. The edge points are worn. The binding is tight and hinges intact, but starting at title page. There is a previous owners name penned to upper edge of inside front board and a touch of foxing scattered throughout, but otherwise the pages are quite clean and bright. A very good copy.
New York:Harper & Brothers. (1961). 237pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is only very lightly worn at the edges and is otherwise in very good condition. Book itself is only mildly shelf-worn. Interior is clean and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy.
New York:The Macmillan Company. 1916. xii+298pp+(6)pp ads. Illustrated friom original photographs with map at end. Hardcover. Blue boards lightly shelf-worn. Gilt and decoration on spine and front cover still bright. Internally, paper lightly age toned but otherwise clean and bright. No previous owners marks or signatures.
Berkeley:University of California Press. 1962. x + 292pp. Hardocver with dust jacket. Both book and dust jacket in very good, clean condition.
With nineteen illustrations by F Kanitz. and 4 maps. London:Alexander Strahan, Publisher. 1866. 687pp. Hardcover. Ex-library. Boards are mottled and lightly soiled; the spine is faded and the Authors name and library number are written in white ink. Internally, a small library bookplate is on the inside front board and a small oval red library stamp is on the title page as well as all plates. There is foxing scattered througout, also affecting all maps and some plates. The hinges are intact and the binding is tight. The color map at page XV has a tear to a seam and the folding plate at page 5 has wear due to being folded poorly. Overall, a good solid copy.
London:Edward Arnold. 1896. 2nd edition. xix + 265pp + 32pp booklist. Illustrated with 14 full page drawings and many drawings in text. Ex-library. Small libray book-plate on inside front board, library numbers on bottom of spine; and small library stamp on title page and all full page plates. Some foxing, heavy on some pages, scattered throughout. Hinges intact and the binding is tight, although cracked at several points throughout book.
Portland, Me; Chisholm Brothers, [ca 1890]. 13 pages. Good condition. Accordian style fold out book of photographs of notable Portland ME homes and landmarks. Red pressed-cardboard boards are very worn, especially at the extremities an along the spine, and there is a one inch stain on the back. First page (the front pastedown) and second page have creases and a closed tear. The rest of the pages are pretty good, each with 2-5 b/w illustrations. This was one of a series of such "Souvenir Albums" produced by the Chisholm brothers. (cfm)
New York:Harper and Brothers, Publishers. 1929. xix+308pp. Illustrated by author. 1st edition, stated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Yellow boards soiled and shelfworn. Page edges soiled. Internally, previous owners name penciled to top outer edge of the 1st free end-page but otherwise pages clean and bright. The dust jacket is soiled, faded and edge-worn, with small chips and tears, still in good condition. *From the jacket..." 'when young I traveled by mistake; now I do it on purpose,' writes Stella Benson on the opening page of this shrewd and humorous volume. China, Japan, and the United States are the settings for this adventure of the spirit. The author has supplied her own delightful drawings, and the point of her pen vies with the barbs of her wit and satire."
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