Von New-York bis Frisco. Ein deutsches Reisentagebuch.

Goldschmidt, Bernhard. / Berlin: Dietrich Reimer/Ernst Vohsen Verlag 1925
12mo, 101, [1] pp.; library markings, paper sides chipped at extremities, general age toning and entirely disbound, complete but reading copy. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: travel, United States, ZNI

Item #: 607562

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Travels through the States of North America, and the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada during the years 1795, 1796, and 1797.

Weld, Isaac, jr. / London: Printed for John Stockdale, 1807
Fourth Edition; xvi, 427 pp. + 376 pp.; text only with all the maps and plates missing, later half calf bindings very badly worn at spines, text age toned with some leaves remargined at fore edge, reading set only. Volumes Included: 2

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: travel, United States, Canada

Item #: 495354

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Nouveau voyage dans les Etats-Unis de l'Amerique septentrionale, fait en 1788; par J. P. Brissot (Warville), citoyen francois.

Brissot, Jacques Pierre, called Brissot de Warville. / Paris: Chez Buisson, 1791
first edition of the first two volumes, the third volume "Nouvelle edition" as issued for this set; 3 volumes, [4] (half title, title), lii, 395 pp. + [4] (half title, title), 460 pp., folding table + [4] (title, additional title leaf without imprint "De la France et des Etats-Unis, ou de l'importance de la revolution de l'Amerique pour le bonheur de la France ... par Etienne Claviere et J. P. Brissot (Warville). Nouvelle edition."; library book plates and markings, contemporary boards with leather spines rubbed, especially at joints, text age toned with some sections or leaves darker and occasional age spotting but not fragile and entirely readable, a good+ set. Volumes Included: 3

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: United States, travel, CRN

Item #: 679911

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British North America at the Detroit Convention

N/A. / Ottawa: Bell & Woodburn, Printers 1865
15 pp., original paper covers, disbound and chipped at margins, working or digitizing copy,. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: United States-Canada Relations business international commerce travel zni

Item #: 943784

$12.00

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How America is Governed

Cowles, Virginia. / London/Redhill: Lutterworth Press 1944
12mo, vi, 97 pp.; library markings, original paper sides present but spine trimmed and now entirely disbound, a few letters shaved but text entirly readable. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: United States, government zni

Item #: 586938

$19.56

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Government Ownership of the Railways as Unnecessary as It is Undesirable. An address before the Conference on Southern Problems at the University of the South, Sewannee. Tennesse, August 1, 1911.

Harrison, Fairfax. / NP: 1911
first edition; small octavo, 13 pp.; library markings, disbound and tattered in self wrappers, complete text reading copy; Harrison is a railroad president and feels Americans want things left just the way they are; the dangers of Federal control of 1.7 million railroad jobs with their billion dollar payroll are self evident. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: United States, railroads, ZNI

Item #: 870226

$42.76

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A Short Account of the Department of State of the United States.

United States. Department of State. Division of Publications. / Washington: GPO, 1922
smal octavo, 76 pp.; library markings, paper wrappers dark and chipped, general age toning to text, extraction roughness at spine and now disbound, reading copy. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: United States, State Department, ZNI

Item #: 478578

$25.06

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A.Y. N. Knapsack (AYH Knapsack; American Youth Hostels Kanpsack). Volumes 5 through 13.

American Youth Hostels, Inc. / Northfield (Massachusetts): American Youth Hostels Inc., 1940
Volumes 5 (1940) through 13 (1948), small, square octavo, each volume complete in four numbers; library markings, now in four later board bindings with cloth tape spines, all pictorial paper covers retained but a few shaved (the size of issues varies slightly), illustrated, sound copies and interiors clean; special events, places to visit, members experiences, etc., some issues have guides to various regions with numerous symbols whose meanings are not apparent to the non-hosteller, mostly travel in the United States but after the war occasional articles on European hostelling. Volumes Included: 4

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: youth hostels, hostelling, United States, travel, SLT

Item #: 644629

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Le spectateur americain, ou Remarques generales sur l'Amerique septentrionale et sur la republique des Treize Etats-Unis; suivi de Recherches philosophiques sur la decouverte du Nouveau-Monde. Par M. Jh. Mandrillon ...

Mandrillon, Joseph. / A Amsterdam; et se trouve a Bruxelles: Chez Emmanuel Flon, 1785
Seconde edition revue, corrigee, & augmentee de plusieurs articles & d'une table alphabetique des matieres.; [2] (half title), xx, 519 pp. 2 folding tables, folding map 'Carte generale des treize Eats-Unis independants de l'Amerique septetrionale pour servir au Spectateur americain 1785.' showing the East Coast from Maine to the Carolinas; library book plate and markings including small blind stamps on title and a few interior leaves, full calf binding worn, especially at spine and tips with front joint split and hinge cracked after title, paper defect at corner of T6 with loss of several letters on page 300, the map has light general age toning and misfold creases so that it no longer fits quite squarely into text block, there is also a short tear at stub not touching border but it is overall very good; the author was an international merchant and banker who, despite exposure to American Democracy, unfortunately supported a Constitutional Monarchy for France, he was guillotined at Paris in 1794. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: United States, description and travel, maps, crn

Item #: 676597

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A Press Club Outing. A trip Across the Continent to attend the First Convention of the International League of Press Clubs, by Thomson P. McElrath, Historian of the Trip.

McElrath, Thomson P. / NY: International League of Press Clubs 1893
first edition; large quarto, [150] pp., illustrations in text, very good in brown imitation leather with all edges red; a transcontinental railroad journey in January 1892 with a side trip to Salt Lake City, probably a fairly small printing as much of the material would have been of little interest to non-participants. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: United States, railroads, travel, journalists, KFS

Item #: 791598

$31.89

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Antitrust Laws with Amendments, 1890-1923.

Lewis, Elmer E., comp. / Washington: GPO 1924
63 pp.; library markings, spine trimmed with no loss and now entirely disbound in self wrappers. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: United States, antitrust law, ZNI

Item #: 650767

$20.00

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What's the Matter With Our America.

Francis, Philip. / NY: The Littlebooks Library, 1919
12mo, 63 pp.; library markings, spine trimmed, no loss and both paper sides present but now entirely disbound; author proposes a shift to radical Socialism but by "the irresistible power of our peaceable ballots"; "Come on folks! Freedom's ahead!",. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: United States, Radicalism, Socialism, ZNI

Item #: 594090

$27.74

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The Star of Empire. Address by Jasper T. Darling, Delivered at Elkhart, Indiana, on Memorial Day 1911.

Darling, Jasper T. / NP: 1911
reprinted from Truth: [12] pp,; ex library and disbound in self wrappers, working copy only; patriotic sentiments, poetry, bitterness towards the South, and praise for the Union dead with their "pale faces turned upwards to receive the dew of eternal night, dying that the Nation might live",. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: United States, Memorial Day, ZNI

Item #: 611119

$25.09

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The National Archives. Speech of Hon. Clifton A. Woodrum of Virginia in the House of Representatives. Wednesday, March 13, 1935.

Woodrum, Clifton A. / Washington: GPO, 1935
20 pp.; library markings and light general age toning, light extraction roughness at spine and now disbound in self wrappers; the Archives had been founded the previous year and there were still things to be worked out e.g. are efficient people with "book knowledge" attracted by civil service jobs?. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: United States National Archives, ZNI

Item #: 642603

$26.87

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Interview with Mr. E. H. Gary, chairman of the United States Steel Corporation. (cover title) Judge Elbert H. Gary Sees "Good Time Coming, Almost Here." ... (caption title)

Gary, Elbert H / NY: 1908
reprinted from the New York Herald; small octavo, 6 pp.; text and paper wrappers chipped, disbound, complete text but poor copy. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: United States, economic history, ZNI

Item #: 707257

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Travels in North America, in the Years 1841-2; with Geological Observations on the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia.

Lyell, Charles. / NY: Wiley & Putnam, 1845
first American edition, the 2 volumes in one issue, small octavo, vi, [iii]-vii, [1], 251 pp., color frontispiece, folding plate of Niagara Falls, a few illustrations in text + vi, [2], 231 pp., folding hand colored map, folding plate, publisher also calls View of the great Coal Seam a plate but it is on the same paper as the text and included in the pagination, a few illustrations in text; lacks the hand colored single page map and one of the folding plates from the first volume, original cloth very worn with joints split and front hinge broken, frontis. and title for first volume detached, folding map dark and with splits at folds, age staining throughout, working copy only. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: North America, United States, Canada, geology, travel, BTC

Item #: 659541

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Travels through the Interior Parts of America. In A Series Of Letters. By an Officer.

Anburey, Thomas. / London: Printed For William Lane, 1789
first edition; 2 volumes, [title leaf], vii, [1] (directions to binder), [19] (subscribers), [1] (errata), 467 pp., folding map with minor hand coloring as frontispiece, 5 plates with all but one of them folding + [title leaf], 558 pp., folding plate; lacks the two leaves showing American Continental American Dollars and both half titles, library book plates and markings including blind and hand stamps on both titles, flame calf very rubbed and flaking at spines and one side detached, general age toning and occasional age staining that hits the pictorial material, map has a tear at bottom margin that cuts through border but no loss and repaired from verso, some plates have splits at folds and some with old repairs but also no loss, two text leaves in first volume lack corner with one catch word touched, a few other leaves have short margin tears with no loss, good; the author was a lieutenant in Burgoyne's Invasion of 1777, taken as a prisoner of war, marched from Boston to Charlottesville, Virginia, and there imprisoned until 1780; although a low ranking officer his military account is a valuable resource and his experiences traveling as a POW are often quoted, but there are problems with parts his account. "... he no doubt witnessed most of the natural phenomena he reports, he nevertheless plagiarized large portions of his Travels from Andrew Burnaby, Peter Kalm, Abbe Raynal, and others." (Daniel J. Philippon, Landmarks of American Nature Writing, 1997). Volumes Included: 2

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: American Revoltion, Burgoyne's Invasion, Canada, United States, travel, CRN

Item #: 679964

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Yankee Land and the Yankees, being Notes of a Journey to and from the World's Fair.

Carr, Lascelles. / Cardiff: Daniel Owen and Company, 1893
small ocatvo, 116, [1] pp., portrait frontis.; ex library, original pictorial paper wrappers darkened and margin chipped, frontis. has deep corner chip but image not touched, spine trimmed with no loss and now disbound; generally a very positive view, New York is a paradise for the working man, New Jersey girls are well dressed and well behaved, Washington is the most beautiful city in the world, Chicago has magnificent architecture, etc. etc. but the traveler should expect to be a little more self reliant than usual. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: Americana, travel, United States

Item #: 402597

$23.98

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Adventures of a Rubberneck.

Walling, R. A. J. / Plymouth (England): Printed for Private Circulation, 1929
first book edition, reprintinga series of articles from the Western independent; narrow 16mo (16.5 cm. tall x slightly wider than 9 cm.); 149 pp.; library markings, lacks back cover of paper wrappers, spine trimmed with no loss of text but now entirely disbound; author was one a group of British journalists traveling across the United States and back with stops at New York, Chicago, St. Louis, Denver, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Washington, Philadelphia, and other cities, very informal style with comments on ethnic diversity, prohibition, Hollywood, women in command of great wealth, etc.. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: United States, travel

Item #: 421587

$24.33

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Impressions d'un viatge a l'est del Canada i Estats Units de l'America del Nord per T. A. Pinos. Una vista als centres hospitalaris de l'America del Nord per F. Gallart Mones.

Pinos, T. A., & F. Gallart Mones. / Barcelona 1933
small octavo, 71 pp.; library markings, only the front cover of paper wrappers remains, extraction roughness at spine and now entirely disbound. Volumes Included: 1

ISBN: NA
Subject/Keywords: United States, Canada, travel

Item #: 422579

$23.98

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