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Abraham Lincoln's Journey To Greatness

By: National Park Service (U S )

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Government Printing Office: February 2011

Seller ID: 8235

ISBN: 0160877857

Condition: New


This small book, 59 pages in all, showcases Abraham Lincoln's journey as a young man to his political career in Congress, as a lawyer, through his presidential years. Highlights of this book include excerpts from many of Lincoln's speeches, events surrounding The Inaugural Train Ride that included more than 83 cities and towns in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Maryland. It also covers history of the Civil War era, the emancipation proclamation and the abolishment of slavery --"the most momentous era in American history" - it defined who we are as a nation,... View more info

The Art of Cartographics: Designing the Modern Map

By: N/A

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Goodman: April 2018

Seller ID: 17719

ISBN: 0233005188

Condition: New


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Albemarle: A Story of Landscape and American Identity

By: Avery Chenoweth

Price: $32.95

Publisher: University of Virginia Press: December 2003

Seller ID: 17943

ISBN: 0974270709

Condition: New


In "Albemarle, " photographer Robert Llewellyn and writer Avery Chenoweth explore how the landscape of Albemarle County, where the Virginia piedmont meets the Blue Ridge Mountains, and its people have helped create an American sense of identity.Complemented by Llewellyn's luxurious color photography, the narrative rolls back 15,000 years to the first signs of human habitation, continues through the Colonial period, and arrives in the modern era. The story traces the evolving culture of landscape as it has been played out in the lives of historic figures, from the Monacans to the Moderns,... View more info

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In a Sunburned Country

By: Bill Bryson

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Broadway: June 2000

Seller ID: 17999

ISBN: 0767903854

Condition: New


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Image for Alaska: A Visual Tour of America's Great Land

Alaska: A Visual Tour of America's Great Land

By: Bob Devine

Price: $27.95

Publisher: National Geographic: June 2014

Seller ID: 17276

ISBN: 1426213395

Condition: New


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Route 66: Ghost Towns and Roadside Relics

By: Bruce Wexler

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Chartwell Books: June 2016

Seller ID: 17824

ISBN: 0785833099

Condition: New


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100 Dives of a Lifetime: The World's Ultimate Underwater Destinations

By: Carrie Miller

Price: $20.85

Publisher: National Geographic: February 2019

Seller ID: 4317

ISBN: 1426220073

Condition: New


Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 400 p. Contains: Illustrations. 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. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 400 p. Contains: Illustrations. 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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Time and Tide in Acadia: Seasons on Mount Desert Island

By: Christopher Camuto

Price: $12.95

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: May 2009

Seller ID: 17836

ISBN: 0393060675

Condition: New


Mount Desert Island and Acadia National Park have been described as the climax of the coast of Maine. Millions are drawn every year to the stunning beauty of this rocky landscape of spruce-fir forest and granite islands. Some, like nature writer Christopher Camuto, never stop coming back. In Time and Tide in Acadia the author draws on years of walking Mount Desert s summits and shorelines, canoeing its marshes, kayaking its tidal waters, and visiting its outer islands. To this task Camuto brings an appetite for observing wildlife and landscape with considerable originality, a regard for histor... View more info

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Here Is New York

By: E B White

Price: $11.95

Publisher: The Little Bookroom: January 1999

Seller ID: 16584

ISBN: 1892145022

Condition: New


Perceptive, funny, and nostalgic, E.B. White's stroll around Manhattan remains the quintessential love letter to the city, written by one of America's foremost literary figures. "The New York Times" has named "Here is New York" one of the ten best books ever written about the metropolis, and "The New Yorker" calls it "the wittiest essay, and one of the most perceptive, ever done on the city. View more info

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The Geography of Genius: A Search for the World's Most Creative Places from Ancient Athens to Silicon Valley

By: Eric Weiner

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: January 2016

Seller ID: 17096

ISBN: 1451691653

Condition: New


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Wonders of the World (Sassi Travel)

By: Irena Trevisan

Price: $28.45

Publisher: Chartwell Books: September 2018

Seller ID: 16443

ISBN: 0785836284

Condition: New


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Pagan Light: Dreams of Freedom and Beauty in Capri

By: Jamie James

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: March 2019

Seller ID: 18344

ISBN: 0374142769

Condition: New


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Carsick

By: John Waters

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: June 2014

Seller ID: 17998

ISBN: 0374298637

Condition: New


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Image for The Land of Little Rain: With photographs by Walter Feller

The Land of Little Rain: With photographs by Walter Feller

By: Mary Hunter Austin

Price: $28.45

Publisher: Counterpoint: October 2014

Seller ID: 16985

ISBN: 1619023482

Condition: New


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A Very New York Christmas

By: Michael Storrings

Price: $13.95

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: November 2015

Seller ID: 17687

ISBN: 1250075084

Condition: New


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America: An Amazing Place (Sassi Travel)

By: Natalie Danford

Price: $28.45

Publisher: Chartwell Books: February 2014

Seller ID: 16442

ISBN: 0785830782

Condition: New


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On the Water: Discovering America in a Row Boat

By: Nathaniel Stone

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Broadway Books: July 2002

Seller ID: 17856

ISBN: 0767908414

Condition: New


"I take a stroke and lean back, gazing up into the jet skies, bejeweled by the moon and the galaxies of stars. The hull glides in silence and with such perfect balance as to report no motion. I sit up for another stroke, now looking down as the blades ignite swirling pairs of white constellations of phosphorescent plankton. Two opposing heavens. 'Remember this, ' I think to myself." Few people have ever considered the eastern United States to be an island, but when Nat Stone began tracing waterways in his new atlas at the age of ten he discovered that if one had a boat it was possible to u... View more info

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The 10 Best of Everything National Parks: 800 Top Picks From Parks Coast to Coast

By: National Geographic

Price: $13.95

Publisher: National Geographic: April 2011

Seller ID: 9069

ISBN: 1426207344

Condition: New


New off the shelf. NOT ex-library, BCE or remaindered. Order before 3PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. New off the shelf. NOT ex-library, BCE or remaindered. Order before 3PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

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Deep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads

By: Paul Theroux

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: September 2015

Seller ID: 17853

ISBN: 0544323521

Condition: New


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Provence A-Z

By: Peter Mayle

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Knopf: October 2006

Seller ID: 16473

ISBN: 1400044421

Condition: New


An indispensable, richly informative, and always entertaining sourcebook on Provence by the writer who has made the region his own. Though organized from A to Z, this is hardly a conventional work of reference. It is rather a selection of those aspects of Provence that Peter Mayle in almost twenty years there has found to be the most interesting, curious, delicious, or down-right fun. In more than 170 entries he writes about subjects as wide-ranging as architecture and "zingue-zingue-zoun "(in the local patois, a word meant to describe the sound of a violin), as diverse as expatriate... View more info