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Berkeley:University of California Press. 1962. x + 292pp. Hardocver with dust jacket. Both book and dust jacket in very good, clean condition.
TRAVELS IN PERU, DURING THE YEARS 1838-1842, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTS.
New York:Wiley and Putnam. 1847. 2 Volumes bound in 1. xi+202pp; (203)-254pp. Hardcover. Rebound at some point in blue cloth, which is lightly soiled and shelfworn with sun-fading to spine strip. Page edges soiled. Internally, end pages clean but with a library stamp to the title page as well as the top of the preface page. No other marks, signatures, or library markings found but mild to at times moderate and heavy foxing is scattered throughout. The binding is tight and hinges intact.
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.
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:The Century Company. (1926). 1st edition. xiv+404pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Black decorated boards lighly soiled, rubbed and shelfworn, with wear along edges, spine strip and spine ends. Most of print from spine strip is rubbed off but decorations on front board still bright. Internally end-pages lightly age-toned but clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures.The binding is tight and hinges intact. * "This is a story of eight white men who propose to bury themselves in the jungles of the Amazon for a period of something between one and two years, depending upon their health, their luck, and their tenacity. It begins in La Paz, the capital of Bolivia."...Chapter 1
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."
ZIGZAG JOURNEYS IN NORTHERN LANDS. THE RHINE TO THE ARCTIC. A Summer Trip of the ZigZag Club Through Holland, Germany, Denmark, Norway and Sweden
Boston:Estes and Lauriat. 1884. 1st edition. 320pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Red boards bright, decorated in gilt on front cover with spine strip faded and mottled with silverfish damage. Internally in very good, clean condition, with a previous owners name/gift inscription to verso of frontispiece but otherwise pages clean and bright. The binding is tight and hinges intact.
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