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Image for U.S. Virgin Islands: A Guide to National Parklands in the United States Virgin Islands (National Park Service Handbook)

U.S. Virgin Islands: A Guide to National Parklands in the United States Virgin Islands (National Park Service Handbook)

By: United States

Price: $20.85

Publisher: National Park Service: February 2002

Seller ID: 8266

ISBN: 0912627689

Condition: New


This beautiful illustrated publication provides insight into the marine and terrestrial ecosystems and human histories of the United States Virgin Islands. View more info

Agate Fossil Beds: Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, Nebraska

By: National Park Service (U S ) Division of

Price: $33.20

Publisher: National Park Service: February 1989

Seller ID: 8269

ISBN: 0912627042

Condition: New


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Craters Of The Moon: A Guide To Craters Of The Moon National Monument, Idaho

By: National Park Service (U S )

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Government Printing Office: August 2010

Seller ID: 8291

ISBN: 0615360386

Condition: New


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The Art of Travel

By: Alain De Botton

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Vintage: May 2004

Seller ID: 12291

ISBN: 0375725342

Condition: New


Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 272 p. Contains: Illustrations. Vintage International. Audience: General/trade. New condition, ships from Richmond, VA. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 272 p. Contains: Illustrations. Vintage International. Audience: General/trade. New condition, ships from Richmond, VA. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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The Lost Continent: Travels in Small-Town America

By: Bill Bryson

Price: $7.95

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks: May 2001

Seller ID: 16806

ISBN: 0060920084

Condition: New


An unsparing and hilarious account of one man's rediscovery of America and his search for the perfect small town. View more info

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Notes from a Small Island

By: Bill Bryson

Price: $8.95

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks: May 2001

Seller ID: 18002

ISBN: 0380727501

Condition: New


"Suddenly, in the space of a moment, I realized what it was that I loved about Britain-which is to say, all of it."After nearly two decades spent on British soil, Bill Bryson-bestsellingauthor of The Mother Tongue and Made in America-decided to returnto the United States. ("I had recently read," Bryson writes, "that 3.7 million Americans believed that they had been abducted by aliens at one time or another, so it was clear that my people needed me.") But before departing, he set out ona grand farewell tour of the green and kindly island that had so long been his home.Veering from the ... View more info

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Johnson's Life of London: The People Who Made the City That Made the World

By: Boris Johnson

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Riverhead Books: May 2013

Seller ID: 16899

ISBN: 1594631468

Condition: New


The exhilarating story of how London came to be one of the most exciting and influential places on earth--from the city's colorful, witty, and well-known mayor. Once a swampland that the Romans could hardly be bothered to conquer, over the centuries London became an incomparably vibrant metropolis that has produced a steady stream of ingenious, original, and outsized figures who have shaped the world we know. Boris Johnson, the internationally beloved mayor of London, is the best possible guide to these colorful characters and the history in which they played such lively roles. Er... View more info

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A Passion for Paris: Romanticism and Romance in the City of Light

By: David Downie

Price: $11.95

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin: April 2016

Seller ID: 17135

ISBN: 1250080371

Condition: New


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Fort Laramie and the Changing Frontier: Fort Laramie National Historic Site, Wyoming (National Park Service Handbook)

By: David Lavender,S/N 024-005-00900-1

Price: $23.70

Publisher: National Park Service: April 1985

Seller ID: 16951

ISBN: 0912627204

Condition: New


This beautifully illustrated official government publication published by the U.S. National Park Service tells the story of Fort Laramie between 1834 and 1890 and its importance as a trade center and military post. Also includes a concise bibliographic essay. View more info

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The Historical Atlas of New York City, Third Edition: A Visual Celebration of 400 Years of New York City's History

By: Eric Homberger

Price: $20.85

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin: June 2016

Seller ID: 16902

ISBN: 1250098068

Condition: New


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The Geography of Genius: Lessons from the World's Most Creative Places

By: Eric Weiner

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: November 2016

Seller ID: 8932

ISBN: 145169167X

Condition: New


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The Whispering Land

By: Gerald Durrell

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Penguin Books: May 2006

Seller ID: 17706

ISBN: 0143037080

Condition: New


Fans of Gerard Durrell's beloved classic My Family and Other Animals and other accounts of his lifelong fascination with members of the animal kingdom will rejoice at The Whispering Land. The sequel to A Zoo in My Luggage, this is the story of how Durrell and his wife's zoo-building efforts at England's Jersey Zoo led them and a team of helpers on an eight-month safari in Argentina to look for South American specimens. Through windswept Patagonian shores and tropical forests in Argentina, from ocelots to penguins, fur seals to parrots, Durrell captures the landscape and its inhabitants with... View more info

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Inventing Niagara: Beauty, Power, and Lies

By: Ginger Strand

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: May 2009

Seller ID: 17036

ISBN: 141654657X

Condition: New


Americans call Niagara Falls a natural wonder, but the Falls aren't very natural anymore. In fact, they are a study in artifice. Water diverted, riverbed reshaped, brink stabilized and landscape redesigned, the Falls are more a monument to man's meddling than to nature's strength. Held up as an example of something real, they are hemmed in with fakery -- waxworks, haunted houses, IMAX films and ersatz Indian tales. A symbol of American manifest destiny, they are shared politely with Canada. Emblem of nature's power, they are completely human-controlled. Archetype of natural beauty, they belie ... View more info

Image for Lowell: The Story of an Industrial City : a Guide to Lowell National Historical Park and Lowell Heritage State Park, Lowell, Massachusetts (National Park Service Handbook)

Lowell: The Story of an Industrial City : a Guide to Lowell National Historical Park and Lowell Heritage State Park, Lowell, Massachusetts (National Park Service Handbook)

By: National Park Service

Price: $18.95

Publisher: National Park Service: July 1993

Seller ID: 16950

ISBN: 0912627468

Condition: New


Official handbook from National Park Service, tells the story of America's first large-scale planned industrial community, Lowell, Massachusetts. Illustrations include paintings, maps, drawings, and black and white and color photographs. View more info

Image for Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in New Jersey: Walks, Hikes, and Backpacking Trips from the Kittatinnies to Cape May (Fourth Edition)  (Explorer's 50 Hikes)

Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in New Jersey: Walks, Hikes, and Backpacking Trips from the Kittatinnies to Cape May (Fourth Edition) (Explorer's 50 Hikes)

By: New York-New Jersey Trail Conference

Price: $15.15

Publisher: Countryman Press: May 2014

Edition: 4

Seller ID: 16963

ISBN: 1581571895

Condition: New


Hike along the Appalachian ridge or over the ragged Wyanokies, pass into pine barrens or through marshes and dunes on the coast, and you'll see that New Jersey has so much more than just cities. This fully revised edition takes you deep into its wild heart. View more info

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A Time of Gifts: On Foot to Constantinople: From the Hook of Holland to the Middle Danube (New York Review Books Classics)

By: Patrick Leigh Fermor,Jan Morris

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NYRB Classics: October 2005

Seller ID: 17997

ISBN: 1590171659

Condition: New


At the age of eighteen, Patrick Leigh Fermor set off from the heart of London on an epic journey--to walk to Constantinople. "A Time of Gifts" is the rich account of his adventures as far as Hungary, after which "Between the Woods and the Water" continues the story to the Iron Gates that divide the Carpathian and Balkan mountains. Acclaimed for its sweep and intelligence, Leigh Fermor's book explores a remarkable moment in time. Hitler has just come to power but war is still ahead, as he walks through a Europe soon to be forever changed--through the Lowlands to Mitteleuropa, to Teutonic and Sl... View more info

A Guide to Biltmore Estate

By: Rachel Carley

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Biltmore Co: October 1994

Seller ID: 17895

ISBN: 1885378017

Condition: New


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Exploring the American West, 1803-1879 (National Park Service Handbook)

By: Richard A. Bartlett

Price: $28.45

Publisher: National Park Service: June 1983

Seller ID: 8229

ISBN: 0912627131

Condition: New


Official National Park illustrated handbook chronicles how the land between the Mississippi River and the Pacific Ocean was explored, mapped, photographed, and settled between 1803 and 1879. Part one includes a brief historical narrative of the events that lured men westward between 1803-1879. Part two describes the mountain men, explorers and scientists who helped in the western expansion to the Pacific Ocean. Part three is a documented pictorial record created by artists, cartographers, and photographers who accompanied the organized expeditions to the west. View more info

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When in Rome: A Journal of Life in Vatican City

By: Robert J. Hutchinson

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Main Street Books: June 1998

Seller ID: 17542

ISBN: 0385486472

Condition: New


Lighthearted and altogether fascinating, "When in Rome" is a delightful backstairs tour of one of the world's most mysterious and eccentric cities. With his wife and three young sons, Robert Hutchinson moved to Rome shortly before his thirty-ninth birthday, intending to explore the Vatican in depth. He sought to capture "the personality of the place: the smells and the traffic, the rich delicacies of Roman food, the perils of the Italian language, the way Italian monsignori push their way to the front of the line, just like their lay countrymen." "When in Rome" is the extraordinary journal of ... View more info

Image for Tracks: A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback

Tracks: A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback

By: Robyn Davidson

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Vintage: May 1995

Seller ID: 16871

ISBN: 0679762876

Condition: New


A cult classic with an ever-growing audience, Tracks is the brilliantly written and frequently hilarious account of a young woman's odyssey through the deserts of Australia, with no one but her dog and four camels as companions. Davidson emerges as a heroine who combines extraordinary courage with exquisite sensitivity. One map. View more info