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Why Stop?: A Guide to Texas Historical Roadside Markers

By: Awbrey, Betty Dooley; Dooley, Claude; Texas Historical Commission

Price: $5.75

Publisher: Houston, Gulf Publishing Company:

Our Product Number: 604545


540 pages. This new third edition of Why Stop? contains the actual inscriptions on many of Texas' most prominent and interesting historical roadside markers. It alphabetically lists the hundreds of cities and towns nearest the markers and pinpoints each marker with specific highway and mileage information. You can easily find them whether you're sitting in your car or favorite reading chair. View more info

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National Geographic Traveler: Japan

By: Bornoff, Nicholas

Price: $3.95

Publisher: National Geographic:

Our Product Number: 605581


No spine crease.. 400 pages. 3rd Edition. National Geographic brings a century of incomparable travel expertise to this extraordinary series of world tours. These information-packed guides offer savvy advice and the in-depth information that sophisticated travelers demand. Each guide features detailed background and site descriptions, mapped walking and driving tours, and full-service sidebars with fascinating vignettes on history, culture, and contemporary life. There's... View more info

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Culture Smart! Brazil: A Quick Guide to Customs & Etiquette

By: Branco, Sandra; Williams, Rob

Price: $4.47

Publisher: Portland, OR, Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company:

Our Product Number: 604122


No spine crease.. 168 pages. Culture Smart! Brazil offers illuminating insights into Brazilian culture and society. It will help you to turn your visit - whether on business or for pleasure - into a memorable and enriching experience. View more info

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Wilderness Tales: Adventures in the Backcountry

By: Christensen, Peter

Price: $3.75

Publisher: Alberta, CAN, ALTItude Publishing:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 605960


Inscribed an d SIGNED by AUTHOR. Full number line 2 4 6 8 9 7 5 3 1 . 112 pages. Amazing Stories. Signed by Author. "While riding down the Dormer Shortcut trail, I ran into a disgruntled young grizzly ... making his way up the trail. There was no easy way out. ... The bear turned and started down the hill toward me. I could see saliva dripping from his curled lips. I could hear his teeth grinding and clicking..." This book will be especially fascinating for all r... View more info

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Australian Adventure: Letters from an Ambassador's wife

By: Clark, Anne

Price: $3.16

Publisher: Austin, University of Texas:

Our Product Number: 604476


232 pages View more info

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Victorian Cottages

By: Clayton-Payne, Andrew

Price: $17.85

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd:

Our Product Number: 605092


No spine crease.. 160 pages. Country Series. Country life was idealized by the Victorians into a rural idyll. 19th-century artists sought to perpetuate this image and their work found its greatest expression in images of cottages and cottage life. Drawing on the watercolours of Helen Allingham, Myles Birket Foster and Charles Wilson, and the writings of Flora Thompson and Thomas Hardy, this book describes the cottages themselves, how they were built and organized interna... View more info

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Mystery Reader's Walking Guide: Chicago

By: Dale, Alzina Stone

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Lincolnwood, IL, Passport Books:

Our Product Number: 602436


Protected in a removable archival cover. . . 320 pages. NTC Passport Guides. Around the world the name "Chicago" still conjures up images of the Roaring Twenties, cops and robbers, and Al Capone. Using this guide you can follow in the footsteps of more than 75 authors and sleuths from over 100 mysteries. Each walking tour covers a specific Chicago neighborhood, providing a map, must-see places and restaurants, all from Chicago mysteries, together with a special ... View more info

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Fifty More Hikes in New Hampshire: Day Hikes and Backpacking Trips from Mount Monadnock to King Ravine

By: Doan, Daniel

Price: $4.21

Publisher: Woodstock, VT, Backcountry Publications:

Our Product Number: 600227


Fresh, clean copy that appears unread. No spine crease. 30 b/w photos, 51 maps. . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 239 pages. The trails in this bestselling collection range from gentle nature walks to rugged peak climbs, from day trips to extended backpacks, from the Massachusetts border to the northern reaches of New Hampshire. Authors Daniel Doan and his daughter Ruth Doan MacDougall tell you where to go and why--and create for you a portrait of each trail that i... View more info

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Great Plains

By: Frazier, Ian

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux:

Our Product Number: 605723


Map on endpapers. . The author profiles the storied Great Plains of the American Midwest, relating the history, the lore, and the stories of the current inhabitants of the area View more info

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Refried Brains

By: Gevins, Gil

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oakland, CA, Coatmundi Press:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 607354


SIGNED by the AUTHOR on free front end page . 271 pages. Signed by Author. Refried Brains is a collection of hilarious true-life stories written by a semi retired expatriate living in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. If you like to read well-written laugh-out-loud funny humor, and learn what retirement in a place like Mexico is really like, this is the book for you. Some of the story titles include: Stuck Between A Mariachi And A Hard Place; 20,000 Bowel Movements Beneath The T... View more info

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The Traveler's Web: An Extreme Searcher Guide to Travel Resources on the Internet

By: Hock, Randolph

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Medford, NJ, CyberAge Books:

Our Product Number: 605579


432 pages. According to a survey by the Travel Industry Association, 74 percent of all frequent travelers use the Internet to research, plan, and/or purchase travel services. But how do travelers remain up-to-date with new sites as well as hone the efficiency of their searches? This source presents a vast range of online travel-sites as well as savvy search tips and techniques that are designed to help readers improve the travel-planning process and journeys to follow. R... View more info

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N by E

By: Kent, Rockwell; Hoagland, Edward

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Hanover, Wesleyan:

Our Product Number: 605031


No spine crease. 281 pages. When artist, illustrator, writer, and adventurer Rockwell Kent first published N by E in a limited edition in 1930, it quickly became a collectors' item. Little wonder, for readers are immediately drawn to Kent's vivid descriptions of his voyage on a 33-foot cutter from New York Harbor to the rugged shores of Greenland. When the ship sinks in a storm-swept fjord within 50 miles of its destination, the story turns to the stranding and subsequen... View more info

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American Vertigo: Traveling America in the Footsteps of Tocqueville

By: Levy, Bernard-Henri; Mandell, Charlotte

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Random House:

Our Product Number: 603854


320 pages. What does it mean to be an American, and what can America be today? To answer these questions, celebrated philosopher and journalist Bernard-Henri Levy spent a year traveling throughout the country in the footsteps of another great Frenchman, Alexis de Tocqueville, whose Democracy in America remains the most influential book ever written about our country. The result is American Vertigo, a fascinating, wholly fresh look at a country we sometimes... View more info

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Bangladesh

By: McAdam, Marika

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Footscray, Victoria, AUS, Lonely Planet:

Our Product Number: 605577


No spine crease.. 200 pages. Lonely Planet Country Guide. Be swept up in the maelstrom of Dhaka, explore the lush forests of the Sundarbans, relax into the serene rhythms of rural life along endless riverbanks and experience the extraordinary kindness of the people – uncover the secrets of one of travel’s last frontiers with the only English-language guide to Bangladesh.Rest Easy – opinionated, in-depth accommodation and eating reviews enable you to make the best c... View more info

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Great American Motorcycle Tours

By: McKechnie, Gary

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Emeryville, CA, Avalon Travel Publishing:

Our Product Number: 602105


. 362 pages. . . . You're a rider. . . . You're an independent spirit who's reluctant to follow someone else's road map. But there are millions of miles of road to ride, and you could spend months trying to find the best ones. Don't waste your valuable two-wheeled vacation on ordinary roads. Instead, let Gary McKechnie be your guide. He's spent years exploring the nation by bike, and he gives you his top 20 rides, from the rocky New England coast to the glorious wide op... View more info

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52 Texas Weekends: Great Getaways and Adventures for Every Season

By: Scott, Patricia

Price: $6.84

Publisher: Country Roads Press:

Our Product Number: 604121


334 pages. 52 Texas Weekends offers four full seasons of fun--52 weekends in all! There's something for everyone--intimate weekends for couples, vigorous activities for families, and outdoor adventures for seekers of sun and fresh air. View more info

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Paris Travel Pack

By: Shales, Melissa

Price: $3.68

Publisher: London, New Holland:

Our Product Number: 605576


Appears unread. No spine crease.I ncludes foldout map. 128 pages. Globetrotter Travel Packs. Practical, informative and user-friendly, the Globetrotter Travel Pack to Paris highlights the major places of interest, describing their principal attractions and offering sound suggestions on where to tour, stay, eat, shop and relax. This guide is ideal for the first-time visitor. It is concise and informative and contains over 30 full color area maps, town plans and locator m... View more info

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Sacred Monkey River: A Canoe Trip with the Gods

By: Shaw, Christopher

Price: $10.50

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

Our Product Number: 607064


Blue boards with burnt orange spine imprinted with title and author in black. Map on endpapers. Full number line 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 . 316 pages. In a book that is a fitting tribute to Bruce Chatwin's "Songlines", Barry Lopez's "Arctic Dreams", and Peter Matthiessen's "The Snow Leopard", Shaw takes readers on an adventurous voyage into the heart of Mesoamerica, offering an exploration of its spiritual geography. Line drawings & photos. Endpaper m... View more info

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Keep Australia On Your Left: A True Story of an Attempt to Circumnavigate Australia by Kayak

By: Stiller, Eric

Price: $4.47

Publisher: New York, Forge Books:

Our Product Number: 603520


352 pages. Two men as different as night and day. One kayak. And 10,000 miles of the most beautiful but most treacherous coastline in the world. You'd have to be crazy to think you could kayak around an entire continent, right? But as Eric Stiller admits he thought it seemed like a good idea at the time. View more info

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Turkey

By: Swan, Suzanne

Price: $4.74

Publisher: DK Travel:

Our Product Number: 605587


Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 408 pages. Eyewitness Travel Guides. From Greek and Roman ruins such as Ephesus to busting bazaars to virgin beaches, this guide brings the reader the best that Turkey has to offer. Includes extensive coverage of the different quarters of Istanbul and highlights places such as Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque. View more info