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Richard Pococke's Irish Tours
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Richard Pococke’s Irish Tours

John McVeagh

Bishop Richard Pococke (1704-1765) was an obsessive traveller whose journeys into Egypt and the remoter Alps earned him a European reputation. His extensive travels through Ireland from the 1740s to the 1760s included a circuit of...

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Wee Scot Book, The: Scottish Poems and Stories
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Wee Scot Book, The: Scottish Poems and Stories

Aileen Campbell

A collection of lullabies, folk tales and playful rhymes, all with a Scottish theme. They represent authentic songs and tales from the childhood of the author, and combine English text with verses from the old Scots language. Each...

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Common Ground: Naturalist's Cape Cod
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Common Ground: Naturalist’s Cape Cod

Robert Finch, Amanda Cannell

In these compassionate, quietly evocative essays, Mr. Finch makes an eloquent case for dealing with nature not just as an extension of ourselves but as a world apart. -- New York Times Book Review

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African Art at the Harn Museum: Spirit Eyes, Human Hands
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African Art at the Harn Museum: Spirit Eyes, Human Hands

Robin Poynor, Roy Sieber (National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution, USA)

An introduction to the notable collection of West African art from the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art. It specifically addresses the role of the art object as a link between the spiritual and the temporal worlds. Objects examined...

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Pelican Guide to Louisiana, The
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Pelican Guide to Louisiana, The

Mary Ann Sternberg

The Pelican Guide to Louisiana: 2nd Edition is divided into sections that focus on distinct areas of the state. Bayou country, alligators, Cajuns, the Crescent City, old plantations, and local fairs and festivals are just a few of...

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Roads to Remember: The Insider's Guide to New Brunswick
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Roads to Remember: The Insider’s Guide to New Brunswick

Colleen Thompson

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Forever Wild: A Cultural History of Wilderness in the Adirondacks
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Forever Wild: A Cultural History of Wilderness in the Adirondacks

Philip G. Terrie

In this work Terrie offers an assessment of the roles that the Adirondacks have played in American history. He brings to life the scientists and scholars, the travellers and sportsmen, the publicists and bureaucrats, who together...

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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Culture Comes to Kansas City
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The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Culture Comes to Kansas City

Kristie C. Wolferman

This work marks the 60th anniversary of the opening of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, telling how it came to be, recreating the combination of people, events and circumstances that culminated in this temple of art...

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Diary Of Anne Clifford, The
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Diary Of Anne Clifford, The

Anne Clifford Herber Pembroke, Cou, Acheson

First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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The Taos Guide: The Best Way to Get Know This Famous New Mexico Resort
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The Taos Guide: The Best Way to Get Know This Famous New Mexico Resort

Professor Kathryn Johnson

Johnson explores Taos, New Mexico, showing what to do and how best to do it. There has not been a comprehensive guide to the best-known art colony in America, and this is it. Photographs, bibliography.

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Hot Countries
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Hot Countries

Alec Waugh, Lynd Ward

Describes the author's travels to such places as Tahiti, Martinique, Siam and Ceylon in the early 1900s.

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Bills, Letters and Deeds: Arabic Papyri of the 7th-11th Centuries
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Bills, Letters and Deeds: Arabic Papyri of the 7th-11th Centuries

Geoffrey Khan

An examination of the Nasser Khalili Collection of Islamic art, which catalogues specifically the 250 Arabic documents written in papyrus which are owned by the Collection. The entries are catalogued according to the type of...

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Monaco Cool
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Monaco Cool

Robert Westgate

Here is a cheeky, irreverent look at Monaco, and the quirky characters who populate the fairy-tale Principality. A trendy Tex-Mex saloon in the native quarter becomes the author's second home as he attempts survival in the...

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The Living Rivers of British Columbia, the (Vol 1): Volume 1
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The Living Rivers of British Columbia, the (Vol 1): Volume 1

Gordon Davies

In Volume I of The Living Rivers, Gordon Davies explores the rivers of British Columbia. Davies' enthusiasm for the rivers and the mini-histories along their banks makes him the ideal guide for the fisher and the non-fisher...

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Alternative Identities
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Alternative Identities

Brooks

First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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North Shore of Lake Superior: Yesterday and Today
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North Shore of Lake Superior: Yesterday and Today

Dr Duane R Lund

Dr. Lund shares the experience of journeys on The Great Water Road by explorers, traders, missionaries and Voyageurs. He examines the commercial and social successes of three great trading posts, profound tragedy of the shipwrecks...

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Silver Creek
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Silver Creek

W David Joye, Jeff Findley

Each River Journal Treats In-Depth One Famous North American fly fishing river on gloss paper with dramatic all-color photographs showing the river and its fishing in its different moods throughout the year.Each book is...

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Fort Selden New Mexico State Monument
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Fort Selden New Mexico State Monument

Museum of New Mexico, Thomas Capaton

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San Diego-La Jolla Underwater Park Ecological Reserve: La Jolla Cove
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San Diego-La Jolla Underwater Park Ecological Reserve: La Jolla Cove

Judith Lea Garfield

Describes marine life and its environs in the shallow waters off of La Jolla Cove, the entrance area to the San Diego-La Jolla Underwater Park Ecological Reserve. This reserve is the only one of its kind in San Diego.

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Island of Lundy
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Island of Lundy

A. F. Langham

Local history of Lundy

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Above Mackinac and Some of Its Neighbors
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Above Mackinac and Some of Its Neighbors

Phil Porter, Robert W Cameron

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To the Arctic by Canoe 1819-1821: The Journal and Paintings of Robert Hood, Midshipman with Franklin
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To the Arctic by Canoe 1819-1821: The Journal and Paintings of Robert Hood, Midshipman with Franklin

Stuart Houston

To the Arctic by Canoe records the experiences of a remarkable young adventurer during the first overland Arctic expedition led by Sir John Franklin. This expedition was the first to travel the northern coast of North America's...

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Islands of the Mid-Maine Coast: Kennebec to Pemaquid
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Islands of the Mid-Maine Coast: Kennebec to Pemaquid

Professor Charles B McLane

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Reflecting a Prairie Town: Year in Peterson
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Reflecting a Prairie Town: Year in Peterson

Drake Hokanson

In Reflecting a Prairie Town Drake Hokanson takes a prolonged look at a common place in an uncommon fashion. He presents Peterson, Iowa, through a singular combination of words and images, a remarkable synthesis of history,...

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Equatoria
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Equatoria

Sally Price, Richard Price

Both travelog and cultural critique, this book chronicles the Prices' 1990 artefact-collecting expedition up the rivers of French Guiana and contains a collection of extracts from writers such as Jonathan Swift, Gabriel...

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Afoot in the South: Walks in the Natural Areas of North Carolina
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Afoot in the South: Walks in the Natural Areas of North Carolina

Phillip Manning, Diane K. Manning

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Sabino Canyon: The Life of a Southwestern Oasis
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Sabino Canyon: The Life of a Southwestern Oasis

David W. Lazaroff

Nestled in the Santa Catalina Mountains near Tucson, Arizona, Sabino Canyon demonstrates the beauty and resiliency of life in what many would assume to be a most inhospitable place. For thousands of visitors each year, this oasis...

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Vic Knight's Florida
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Vic Knight’s Florida

Victor Knight

Experience the real history of the Sunshine State as told with the wit and wisdom of a 10th-generation native son.

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Military Ridge & Sugar River Trails Maps
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Military Ridge & Sugar River Trails Maps

Francis Stanton

These are the most accurate, detailed, and easiest-to-use bike maps ever created for Wisconsin's most popular biking trails.

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Kings Canyon High Country Trail Map
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Kings Canyon High Country Trail Map

Tom Harrison

All maps have color-coded symbols and trails, mileages between trail junctions, latitude/longitude, UTM grids, contour lines, vegetation, and elevations at trail junctions. Tom Harrison Maps is famous for the beauty and accuracy...

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Arctic Artist: The Journal and Paintings of George Back, Midshipman with Franklin, 1819-1822
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Arctic Artist: The Journal and Paintings of George Back, Midshipman with Franklin, 1819-1822

Stuart Houston, I. S. Maclaren

An account of Sir John Franklin's tragic first expedition to the Arctic. It is of interest to Franklin and Arctic enthusiasts, and to Canadian studies, northern studies, art history, and anthropology specialists.

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Haunted Bath
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Haunted Bath

Ruper Matthews

The story of haunted Bath

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Southerner's Instruction Book, The
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Southerner’s Instruction Book, The

Jim Erskine, Susan Erskine

Heading south? Already there and feel out of place? Bone up on your Southern-isms before you stick out in a Dixie crowd like a pickup truck at a Porsche dealership!Arm yourself with the best defense to avoid being called a...

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Journey Round the Arctic Circle
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Journey Round the Arctic Circle

Christopher Hill, Su Swallow

A journey of discovery across eight countries, combining the beauty of the Arctic circle with the dangers of a forbidding landscape.

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An Unsettled Country: Changing Landscapes of the American West
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An Unsettled Country: Changing Landscapes of the American West

Donald Worster, Worster

The West remains unsettled, both by cultural habits, intellectual debate, and ecological conditions. In these four essays, comprising the Calvin P. Horn Lectures in Western History and Culture, Donald Worster incisively discusses...

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In the Teeth of the Northeaster: A Solo Voyage on Lake Superior
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In the Teeth of the Northeaster: A Solo Voyage on Lake Superior

Marlin Bree, Bree

Interwoven with legends and lore, this story chronicles one man's adventure on Lake Superior, one of the world s most dangerous bodies of water.

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A Guide to Cleveland's Sacred Landmarks
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A Guide to Cleveland’s Sacred Landmarks

Foster Armstrong, etc., Richard Klein, Cara Armstrong

Spotlights some 120 structures with photographs, maps, and descriptive details about each building's architectural significance, construction, architect(s), location, and congregation. Preserving these landmarks for their...

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Johnson and Boswell in Scotland: A Journey to the Hebrides -  Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland ,  Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides
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Johnson and Boswell in Scotland: A Journey to the Hebrides - Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland , Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell, Pat Rogers

In 1773 Samuel Johnson and James Boswell made their celebrated journey through the Highlands of Scotland and the Hebrides. This volume contains their reminiscences of the journey, presented side- by-side, page-by-page in order to...

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The Foolproof Foodservice Selection System: The Complete Manual for Creating a Quality Staff
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The Foolproof Foodservice Selection System: The Complete Manual for Creating a Quality Staff

Bill Marvin

This manual provides an organized plan for the selection of foodservice staff, which offers managers a way to identify the best candidates. The text explains what to look for in a job description and how to interview and select...

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Brown's Guide to the Georgia Outdoors: Biking, Hiking, and Canoeing Trips: Selected from Brown's Guide to Georgia
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Brown’s Guide to the Georgia Outdoors: Biking, Hiking, and Canoeing Trips: Selected from Brown’s Guide to Georgia

John W English

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Niagara's Changing Landscapes
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Niagara’s Changing Landscapes

Hugh J. Gayler

In this synthesis of urban geography and environmental studies, ten scholars explore the complex physical and human characteristics of Canada's best known region. They attempt to formulate a geopolitical blueprint for preservation...

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Mission to the Lord Sophy of Persia (1539-1542)
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Mission to the Lord Sophy of Persia (1539-1542)

Michele Membre, A. H. Morton

The description of his mission to the court of the Shah Tahmasp I of Persia by the Venetian Michele Membre is one of the most informative as well as one of the most individual of the few European accounts of 16th century Persia.

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Mr Straw's House, Nottinghamshire
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Mr Straw’s House, Nottinghamshire

National Trust

A National Trust guidebook for visitors to National Trust Properties that covers history, horticulture, garden history, history of art, architecture, social history, natural environment, and conservation.

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Geology of Anza-Borrego: Edge of Creation
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Geology of Anza-Borrego: Edge of Creation

Lowell Lindsay, Paul Remeika

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Great Lakes Guide to Sunken Ships
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Great Lakes Guide to Sunken Ships

Karl E. Heden

The United States Live Saving Service (LSS), from which many of the entries in this book were taken, was formed in the 1870s and in 1914 absorbed by the United States Coast Guard (USCG). The function of the LSS was to lend...

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Yukon: The Last Frontier
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Yukon: The Last Frontier

Melody Webb

Successive waves of traders, trappers, explorers, soldiers, missionaries, settlers, steamboat pilots, road builders, and aviators have come to the Yukon, bringing economic and social changes. This book presents the history of the...

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Wisut Kasat: Recit En Noir Et Blanc
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Wisut Kasat: Recit En Noir Et Blanc

Gerard Manset

Wisut kasat (nom du quartier chaud de Bangkok) est un recit de voyage, dans lequel le texte essaie de dialoguer avec la photo, sans que jamais l'un ne prenne le pas sur l'autre. On y suit le trajet d'un voyageur anonyme en...

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Wild People: Travels with Borneo's Head-Hunters
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Wild People: Travels with Borneo’s Head-Hunters

Andro Linklater

The author describes his experiences living among the Iban, and recounts his attempts to understand their culture.

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