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Roadside Elvis. The Complete State-by-State Travel Guide for Elvis Presley Fans.

By: BARTH, Jack.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Chicago:Contemporary Books, 1991. 0809239817:

Seller ID: 41680

ISBN: 0809239817


"This unique guide to the personal stomping grounds of the King is packed with insightful narrative and detailed descriptions of such destinations as Elvis's boyhood home in Tupelo, Mississippi; his favourite restaurants, hotels, and hangouts across America; on-site locations where the King made his movies; and the special private places where Elvis went to dream, hope, and pray." Pp.viii/184, occasional black & white photos. Paperback. VG. View more info

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The Great Lone Land: A Narrative of Travel and Adventure in the North-West of America. (With Illustrations and Route Map).

By: BUTLER, Colonel William Francis.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London: Sampson Low, Marston & Company, 1891.:

Seller ID: 41525


Fourteenth edition. Pp.xii/386, coloured folding map frontispiece + 6 engraved illustrations, prize bookplate (Enfield School Board, Alma Road Boys School, awarded to Bertie Williams) to inside front board, toning to endpapers, cracking to front inner hinge but holding. Maroon cloth, gilt title to spine, minor bumps to corners, slight bubbling to cloth. G+.** "Butler's accounts of his adventures are the most poetic and the most personable of the 19th-century Canadian tra... View more info

New England in Color. Profiles of America.

By: CHAMBERLAIN, Samuel, & BEACH, Stewart.:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: Thornton Cox, 1979.:

Seller ID: 10632


1st ed. A Collection of Colour Photographs by Samuel Chamberlain, with an Introductory Text and Notes on the Illustrations by Stewart Beach. Pp. 95, 32 coloured photos. Green cloth, photo illustrated d/w. F/F. 9.13 cms. x 7.5cms. View more info

The Primal Place.

By: FINCH, Robert.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York: W.W.Norton & Company, 1983. 0393016234:

Seller ID: 33166

ISBN: 0393016234


1st ed. "This is a voyage of discovery, a personal odyssey into the nature of a single Cape Cod neighborhood." Pp.243. Green cloth, d/w designed by Antonina Krass and illustrated by Peter Canfield Peck has a clear protective wrap. VG/VG. View more info

Hannah in America. (Principal photographs by Mostafa Hammuri.)

By: HAUXWELL, Hannah (with COCKCROFT, Barry).:

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London: Ted Smart Publication, 1994.:

Seller ID: 18670


1st British ed. A journey round the U.S.A. by Hannah Hauxwell, the legendary spinster lady from the Yorkshire Dales. 25cms. x 19.5cms. Pp. 192, colour photographs throughout. Portrait illustrated laminated boards, with matching illustrated d/w. VG/VG. View more info

New Mexico.

By: JONES, Elaine. (Editor).:

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Vancouver: Whitecap Books, 1999.:

Seller ID: 15103


1st ed. "With bold colour photography and engaging text, 'New Mexico' presents the startling beauty of this state". 26cms. x 26cms. Pp. 96, colour illustrations throughout, gift inscription to preliminary page. Dark brown cloth, illustrated d/w. VG/VG. View more info

Natchez on the Mississippi.

By: KANE, Harnett T.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York: William Morrow & Company, 1950.:

Seller ID: 41012


4th printing. Stories of the Mississippi city of Natchez. Pp.x/374, several black & white photos + a line map, signed slip ("For Edna Wasson, Who likes our Deep Southern locale, and homes as much as I do. Harnett T.Kane Sept.2 1951") tipped-in to front free endpaper, illustrated endpapers slightly browned. Beige cloth, dustwrapper worn to edges and a little dusty but is now in a removable clear protective wrap. G+/G. View more info

In God's Country. Travels in the Bible Belt, USA.

By: KENNEDY, Douglas.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London: Unwin Hyman, 1989. 0044404239:

Seller ID: 34080

ISBN: 0044404239


"an utterly compelling account of travels through the heartland of American Christendom, and one that provides a baroquely funny, but sympathetic glimpses into a 'New South' which is attempting to discard its image as 'Ameria's neanderthal neighbourhood'. The result is a brilliantly entertaining, yet ultimately profound exploration of faith in late twentieth-century America..." Pp.240. Blue cloth, d/w with wraparoundillustration by Mark Edwards. VG/VG. View more info

Some Autumn Days in Iowa.

By: LAZELL, Frederick John.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Iowa: The Torch Press, 1911. 0:

Seller ID: 33893


1st ed. Fourth in a series of books "in which the author so delightfully takes us on walks with him in God's out-of-doors, and asks us to look around Nature with a seeing eye." Pp.112, b/w photo frontis. + further b/w photo plates of the Iowa countryside, some pages un-cut. Brown cloth spine over grey boards, gilt title to spine. VG. View more info

Beauty of Florida.

By: LEWIS, Paul M.:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: USA: LTA Publishing Co., 1990.:

Seller ID: 10824


1st ed. Study of Florida. Pp. 79, 48 col. illustrns. Green cloth, gilt title to spine and front board, illustd. d/w, crease and tear to top of back wrapper. 28.4cms. x 21.9cms. F/G+. View more info

The Silent Traveller in San Francisco. (Illustrated by Chiang Yee.)

By: YEE, Chiang.:

Price: £18.50

Publisher: London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., 1964.:

Seller ID: 20182


1st ed. Chiang Yee presents us with an unusually keen and original view of San Francisco as he wanders along with notebook in hand. Pp. 366, 16 colour plates, over 50 b/w drawings. Yellow cloth, illustrated d/w has small closed tear to bottom front edge. VG/G+. View more info