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The Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore

We specialize in vintage travel books, exploration and discovery and carry books on places all around the world. Our Madison Avenue store closed in mid January 2015 - and our online store remains open.
Among our collection you will find: The World's largest Baedeker collection, Rare Maps, A & C Black, WPA Guides and a large section on New York City. In addition we also carry collectible Children's classics, Fine Literature, Poetry, and much much more!

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BY WATERWAYS TO GOTHAM The Account of a Two Thousand Mile Voyage by Skiff and Outboard Motor from Milwaukee to New York, through the Great Lakes, Trent Canal, St. Lawrence, Richelieu, Champlain and Hudson, Freeman, Lewis R.
BY WATERWAYS TO GOTHAM The Account of a Two Thousand Mile Voyage by Skiff and Outboard Motor from Milwaukee to New York, through the Great Lakes, Trent Canal, St. Lawrence, Richelieu, Champlain and Hudson
Freeman, Lewis R.
98.08 USD

THE ADVENTURERS' GOLDEN JUBILEE, Anonymous
THE ADVENTURERS' GOLDEN JUBILEE
Anonymous
29.42 USD

SEAL AND FLAG OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK, Pine, John B.
SEAL AND FLAG OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK
Pine, John B.
49.04 USD

REACHING THE FIGHTING GANG, Wagner, Robert F.
REACHING THE FIGHTING GANG
Wagner, Robert F.
32.69 USD

ANNUAL REPORT OF THE STATE HISTORIAN War of the Rebellion Series, Hastings, Hugh
ANNUAL REPORT OF THE STATE HISTORIAN War of the Rebellion Series
Hastings, Hugh
65.38 USD

THE FIRST HUNDRED YEARS 1848-1948 1848 Oneida Community, 1880 Oneida Community, Limited, 1935 Oneida Ltd., Edmonds, Walter D.
THE FIRST HUNDRED YEARS 1848-1948 1848 Oneida Community, 1880 Oneida Community, Limited, 1935 Oneida Ltd.
Edmonds, Walter D.
32.69 USD

DENKSCHRIFT ZUM 150. JAHRESTAG DER DEUTSCHEN GESELLSCHAFT DER STADT NEW YORK 1784-1934, Cronau, Rudolf
DENKSCHRIFT ZUM 150. JAHRESTAG DER DEUTSCHEN GESELLSCHAFT DER STADT NEW YORK 1784-1934
Cronau, Rudolf
32.69 USD

MY KIND OF COUNTRY Favorite Writings about New York, Carmer, Carl
MY KIND OF COUNTRY Favorite Writings about New York
Carmer, Carl
22.88 USD

DARK TREES TO THE WIND A Cycle of York State Years, Carmer, Carl
DARK TREES TO THE WIND A Cycle of York State Years
Carmer, Carl
49.04 USD

WHAT'S THE MATTER WITH NEW YORK?  A Story of the Waste of Millions, Hennessy, John A.
WHAT'S THE MATTER WITH NEW YORK? A Story of the Waste of Millions
Hennessy, John A.
81.73 USD

NEW YORK BELTING & PACKING COMPANY Mechanical Rubber Goods, Anonymous
NEW YORK BELTING & PACKING COMPANY Mechanical Rubber Goods
Anonymous
65.38 USD

FROM THE AGE THAT IS PAST Harvard Club of New York City, De Kay, Ormonde
FROM THE AGE THAT IS PAST Harvard Club of New York City
De Kay, Ormonde
22.88 USD

MY SCHOOL BOOKS, Van Loon, Hendrik Willem
MY SCHOOL BOOKS
Van Loon, Hendrik Willem
32.69 USD

THE TOURIST OR POCKET MANUAL FOR TRAVELLERS ON THE HUDSON RIVER, THE WEST CANAL AND STAGE ROAD TO THE NIAGRA FALLS DOWN LAKE ONTARIO AND THE ST. LAWRENCE TO MONTREAL AND QUEBEC. COMPRISING ALSO THE ROUTES TO LEBANON, BALLSTON AND SARATOGA SPRINGS, Vandewater, R. J.
THE TOURIST OR POCKET MANUAL FOR TRAVELLERS ON THE HUDSON RIVER, THE WEST CANAL AND STAGE ROAD TO THE NIAGRA FALLS DOWN LAKE ONTARIO AND THE ST. LAWRENCE TO MONTREAL AND QUEBEC. COMPRISING ALSO THE ROUTES TO LEBANON, BALLSTON AND SARATOGA SPRINGS
Vandewater, R. J.
359.61 USD

A DIFFERENT WORLD Stories of Great Hotels, Matthew, Christopher
A DIFFERENT WORLD Stories of Great Hotels
Matthew, Christopher
65.38 USD

GENESEE FEVER, Carmer, Carl
GENESEE FEVER
Carmer, Carl
22.88 USD

BRITON HADDEN A Biography of the Co-Founder of Time, Busch, Noel F.
BRITON HADDEN A Biography of the Co-Founder of Time
Busch, Noel F.
22.88 USD

THE NEW YORK RED BOOK 1966-1967, Hartman, Myron
THE NEW YORK RED BOOK 1966-1967
Hartman, Myron
29.42 USD

SOCIETY OF AMERICAN WARS Commandery of the State of New York, Chartered December 16, 1909, Manning, Clarence Augustus; Shirley, Rufus George
SOCIETY OF AMERICAN WARS Commandery of the State of New York, Chartered December 16, 1909
Manning, Clarence Augustus; Shirley, Rufus George
32.69 USD

THE NEW YORK RED BOOK 1954, Mearns, John S. ; Hartman, Myron D.
THE NEW YORK RED BOOK 1954
Mearns, John S. ; Hartman, Myron D.
32.69 USD

COMMERCE HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK 1906, [Anonymous]
COMMERCE HIGH SCHOOL YEARBOOK 1906
[Anonymous]
32.69 USD

A RIVER RAMBLE Saga of the Genesee Valley, Merrill, Arch
A RIVER RAMBLE Saga of the Genesee Valley
Merrill, Arch
26.15 USD

THE TRUTH GAME, Hallowell, John
THE TRUTH GAME
Hallowell, John
32.69 USD

THE PHILHARMONIC-SYMPHONY SOCIETY OF NEW YORK Its First 100 Years, Erskine, John
THE PHILHARMONIC-SYMPHONY SOCIETY OF NEW YORK Its First 100 Years
Erskine, John
163.46 USD

PATIENCE AND FORTITUDE Fiorello La Guardia, Manners, William
PATIENCE AND FORTITUDE Fiorello La Guardia
Manners, William
32.69 USD

RESPONSIBILITY OF VICTORY Report of the New York Herald Tribune Annual Forum on Current Problems, [Various]
RESPONSIBILITY OF VICTORY Report of the New York Herald Tribune Annual Forum on Current Problems
[Various]
65.38 USD

 
 
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ABBOTSFORD, Crockett, W. S.
ABBOTSFORD
75.00 USD

THE ENGLISH LAKES, Palmer, Wm. T.
THE ENGLISH LAKES
175.00 USD

ARMS AND THE COVENANT
750.00 USD

RAVELSTEIN, Bellow, Saul
RAVELSTEIN
40.00 USD

BELGIUM AND HOLLAND Including the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg. Handbook for Travellers
25.00 USD

THE GOLD DIGGING OF CAPE HORN A Study of Life in Tierra Del Fuego and Patagonia
294.23 USD

NORDBAYERN Franken, Bayrischer Wald. Handbuch Für Reisende, Baedeker, Karl
NORDBAYERN Franken, Bayrischer Wald. Handbuch Für Reisende
300.00 USD

SÜDBAYERN, TIROL, SALZBURG Ober- Und Nieder-Österreich, Steiermark, Kärnten Und Krain, Baedeker, Karl
SÜDBAYERN, TIROL, SALZBURG Ober- Und Nieder-Österreich, Steiermark, Kärnten Und Krain
250.00 USD

SÜDBAYERN TIROL UND SALZBURG Ober- Und Nieder-Österreich, Steiermark, Kärnten Und Krain, Baedeker, Karl
SÜDBAYERN TIROL UND SALZBURG Ober- Und Nieder-Österreich, Steiermark, Kärnten Und Krain
250.00 USD

DIE SCHWEIZ Die Italienischen Seen, Mailamd (Sic) , Turin, Genua, Nizza
300.00 USD

 
 
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