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DOWN UNDER

By: Bryson, Bill

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Doubleday Publishing: 2000

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000008728

ISBN: 038540817X

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. View more info

WALKING THE SHORES OF CAPE COD

By: Carr, Elliott

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: On Cape Publications: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000020387

ISBN: 0965328325

Condition: Near Fine


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: "This is a gracious Book about walking. It is an important book about the s hore..." -- The Barnstable Patriot About the Author Elliott Carr writes frequently on the environment and economy for the Cape Cod Times and Cape Codder. President of the Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank since 1982, he is the former president and chairman of the Massachusetts Bankers Association and a graduate of Dartmouth and of Harvard G... View more info

NOT YET HOME

By: Cartwright, Justin

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Fourth Estate: 1996

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000020656

ISBN: 1857024036

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A crisp clean hardcover, no markings throughout, not an ex-lib:. View more info

LAND'S END : A WALK IN PROVINCETOWN (CROWN JOURNEYS)

By: Cunningham, Michael

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Crown: 2002

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007950

ISBN: 0609609076

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A highly collectible first edition, a tight clean copy, protected in a new brodart wrapper, no inscriptions or markings, not price clipped an ex-libra ry or a book of the month club edition; Cunningham (The Hours) takes the reader on a leisurely, idiosyncratic tour of the fabled town at the tip of Cape Cod. He makes the rounds of his favorite haunts, from the beaches, marshes and dunes to businesses like the halfheartedly modernized Adams Pharmacy, which has a soda foun... View more info

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LITERARY LANDSCAPES OF THE BRITISH ISLES: A NARRATIVE ATLAS

By: Daiches, David

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1981

Seller ID: RWARE0000018602

ISBN: 0140057358

Condition: Very Good


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THE GOOD RAIN: ACROSS TIME AND TERRAIN IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST (VINTAGE DE PARTURES)

By: Egan, Timothy

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Vintage: 1991

Seller ID: RWARE0000011499

ISBN: 0679734856

Condition: Very Good+


Egan succeeds in capturing the richness and beauty of the Pacific Northwest (and it's possibly imminent destruction) with rich description, appropriat ely chosen and reported interviews, and visits to exactly the places I woul d have chosen for such a book. From manicured gardens in essentially Englis h Vancouver, B.C., to Indian reservations in western Washington, to the pro ud rural communities in eastern Washington, and visits to the precipitous p eaks and brooding vo... View more info

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AN UNEXPECTED LIGHT: TRAVELS IN AFGHANISTAN

By: Elliot, Jason

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Picador USA: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000017095

ISBN: 0330371622

Condition: Very Good


An account of a trip through war-torn and poverty-stricken Afghanistan, thi s remarkable book could have been titled "An Unexpected Beauty." Elliot, wh o first traveled to the country as a 19-year-old enthusiast of the mujahedi n, has no illusions about the inherent shortcomings of travel writing ("a s emi-fictional collection of descriptions that affirm the prejudices of the day"). He also dismisses the journalistic method, which relies on a single bombe... View more info

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TRANSIT OF VENUS: TRAVELS IN THE PACIFIC

By: Evans, Julian

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd: 1992

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000019507

ISBN: 0436199858

Condition: Very Good+/Very Good+


A clean first edition, not an ex-lib, no markings throughout: The "noble savages" of the islands of the South Pacific now have money and alcohol, military bases, atomic explosions and a good deal of Christianity. The British on Fiji, the French on New Caledonia and the Americans on the Marshalls have all remade these island paradises in their own images, according to Evans. In Suva, the Fiji capital, the author, a British journalist, walks down Victoria Parade pa... View more info

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AN ITALIAN AFFAIR

By: Fraser, Laura

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Vintage: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000023296

ISBN: 0375724850

Condition: Very Good


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: When Laura Fraser's husband leaves her for his high school sweetheart, she takes off, on impulse, for Italy, hoping to leave some of her sadness behind. There, on the island of Ischia, she meets M., an aesthetics professor from Paris with an oversized love of life. What they both assume will be a casual vacation tryst turns into a passionate, transatlantic love affair, as they rendezvous in London, Marrakech, Milan, the A... View more info

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HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS IN THE CENTRAL HIGHLANDS

By: Gordon, Seth

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Birlinn Publishers: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000017854

ISBN: 1874744335

Condition: Near Fine


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: First published in 1948 and designed as a companion to "Highways and Byways in the West Highlands", this volume describes the physical features and geographical details of the Central Highlands. It also covers the flora and fauna, the history and local folklore of the region. View more info

THE GUINNESS BOOK OF EPIC JOURNEYS

By: Greenway, Shirley

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Pan Books: 1982

Seller ID: RWARE0000018919

ISBN: 033026351X

Condition: As New


A tight clean softcover, no markings throughout. View more info

A JOURNEY WITH ELSA CLOUD

By: Hadley, Leila

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Turtle Point Pr: 1997

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000008002

ISBN: 1885983166

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A tight clean first edition/printing, protected in a new brodart wrapper, n ot price clipped/ex library or a book of the month edition. When she was young, Leila Hadley's grandmother told her that James Boswell, her great-great-great-great-great-grandfather, "may have been naughty, indiscreet, and intemperate, but he was an excellent journalist." Born to be a traveler and writer, Hadley has spent her life exploring India and Africa, the Middle East and Asia, and... View more info

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DESERT SOJOURN: A WOMAN'S FORTY DAYS AND NIGHTS ALONE (ADVENTURA BOOKS)

By: Holmes-Binney, Debi

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Seal Press: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000027315

ISBN: 1580050409

Condition: Very Good


At age 31, having left a stifling decade-long marriage, Debi Holmes Binney set off alone into the harsh Utah desert to find direction and spiritual re newal. Armed with only basic supplies and her writing journals, she spent a n extended sojourn in a place by turns physically terrifying, psychological ly invigorating, and gloriously beautiful. Her moving account will appeal t o both physical and spiritual adventurers. View more info

LIVINGSTONE AND HIS AFRICAN JOURNEYS

By: Huxley, Elspeth Joscelin Grant

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Saturday Review Press: 1974

Seller ID: RWARE0000008648

ISBN: 0841502897

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


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IN TROUBLE AGAIN

By: Hyde, Chris

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Granta Books: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000018838

ISBN: 0140085971

Condition: Very Good


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout. View more info

THE TIES THAT BIND - SIX JOURNEYS OF A LIFETIME

By: Jameson, Julietta

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000020706

ISBN: 1863253815

Condition: Very Good+


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: Six well known Australians embark on the journey of a lifetime as they travel to their familys country of origin, most for the first time and with a parent or grandparent who had given up hope of ever returning home. View more info

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A TRAVELLER IN SOUTHERN FRANCE

By: Kaferly, Christine

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Antiquities Research, LLC: 2012

Seller ID: RWARE0000024077

ISBN: 0615568343

Condition: As New


Have you ever wondered what it would be like to spend some extra time in th e south of France, beyond the typical eight-day package deal? This light-he arted travelogue of journeys of discovery over many months will take you to Provence and Languedoc, to experience tours of some famous, and not so fam ous, cities and villages in the beautiful countryside. If you need a histor y refresher, some historical sketches of people and events of the Roman and medieval past associ... View more info

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BETWEEN EXTREMES

By: Keenan, Brian

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Transworld Publishers: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000017987

ISBN: 0552145955

Condition: Very Good+


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout: For four years Brian Keenan and John McCarthy were incarcerated in a Lebanese dungeon. To displace the ugly confines of their existence, they imagined walking in the High Andes and across the wastes of Patagonia. Five years after their release, they undertook the journey together to see how the reality of Chile matched their imaginations and to revisit their past experiences. Between Extremes is the moving and amusing sto... View more info

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CHARLES KURALT'S AMERICA

By: Kuralt, Charles

Price: ¥450.00

Publisher: Anchor: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000004234

ISBN: 0385485107

Condition: Near Fine


After serving 37 years as a reporter at CBS, Kuralt retired and set out on a trip to see his favorite American locations at their best. During the cou rse of a year, he traveled across the country and stopped, for example, at Charleston, South Carolina, for the azaleas in March and Woodstock, Vermont , for the fall colors in October. In this journal, the author records the p eople, places, and pets he encountered. One of the most interesting chapter s in the book is the ... View more info

MAD MONKS ON THE ROAD/A 47,000-HOUR DASHBOARD ADVENTURE-FROM PARADISE, CALI FORNIA, TO ROYAL, ARKANSAS, AND UP THE NEW JERSEY TUR

By: Lane, Michael

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000004336

ISBN: 0671767976

Condition: Very Good


What do you get when you throw two postmodern pilgrims, two cats and a Maci ntosh into a twenty-six-foot motor-home? A high-octane, high-camp asphalt o dyssey through the offbeat corners of America! The Monks are Jim Crotty and Michael Lane, who quit the work-a-day world in 1986 and hit the road in se arch of enlightenment, adventure, and a well-stocked K Mart. Along the way they created the world's only mobile magazine, appropriately called Monk. N ow, in their first bo... View more info