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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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LOUISIANA STATE GUIDE, Wpa [ Federal Writers Project]
LOUISIANA STATE GUIDE
Wpa [ Federal Writers Project]
145.00 USD

SAN ANTONIO A History and Guide, Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
SAN ANTONIO A History and Guide
Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
100.00 USD

RHODE ISLAND A Guide to the Smallest State, Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
RHODE ISLAND A Guide to the Smallest State
Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
180.00 USD

A MARITIME HISTORY OF NEW YORK, Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
A MARITIME HISTORY OF NEW YORK
Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
75.00 USD

CALIFORNIA A Guide to the Golden State, Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
CALIFORNIA A Guide to the Golden State
Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
55.00 USD

SAVANNAH, Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
SAVANNAH
Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
200.00 USD

SOUTH CAROLINA A Guide to the Palmetto State, Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
SOUTH CAROLINA A Guide to the Palmetto State
Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
180.00 USD

NEW CASTLE ON THE DELAWARE, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
NEW CASTLE ON THE DELAWARE
Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
70.00 USD

DUTCHESS COUNTY, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
DUTCHESS COUNTY
Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
225.00 USD

UTAH A Guide to the State, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
UTAH A Guide to the State
Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
155.00 USD

LAMPS ON THE PRAIRIE A History of Nursing in Kansas, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
LAMPS ON THE PRAIRIE A History of Nursing in Kansas
Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
90.00 USD

HENDERSON A Guide to Audubon's Home Town in Kentucky, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
HENDERSON A Guide to Audubon's Home Town in Kentucky
Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
100.00 USD

LIVINGSTON The Story of a Community, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
LIVINGSTON The Story of a Community
Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
100.00 USD

MONTEREY PENINSULA, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
MONTEREY PENINSULA
Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
125.00 USD

ALABAMA A Guide to the Deep South, Wpa [ Federal Writers Project]
ALABAMA A Guide to the Deep South
Wpa [ Federal Writers Project]
45.00 USD

PRINTING COMES TO LINCOLN, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
PRINTING COMES TO LINCOLN
Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
100.00 USD

READING'S VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT Its History and Traditions, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
READING'S VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT Its History and Traditions
Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
140.00 USD

ROCHESTER AND MONROE COUNTY A History & Guide, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
ROCHESTER AND MONROE COUNTY A History & Guide
Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
100.00 USD

A SOUTH DAKOTA GUIDE, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
A SOUTH DAKOTA GUIDE
Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
175.00 USD

MISSOURI A Guide to the "Show Me" State, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
MISSOURI A Guide to the "Show Me" State
Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
175.00 USD

HERE'S NEW ENGLAND A Guide to Vacationland, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
HERE'S NEW ENGLAND A Guide to Vacationland
Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
50.00 USD

IDAHO A Guide in Word and Picture, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
IDAHO A Guide in Word and Picture
Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
150.00 USD

DEATH VALLEY A Guide, Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
DEATH VALLEY A Guide
Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
70.00 USD

THE BERKSHIRE HILLS, Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
THE BERKSHIRE HILLS
Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
275.00 USD

MINNESOTA ARROWHEAD COUNTRY, Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
MINNESOTA ARROWHEAD COUNTRY
Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
160.00 USD

UTAH A Guide to the State, Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
UTAH A Guide to the State
Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
90.00 USD

GUMBO YA-YA A Collection of Louisiana Folk Tales, Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
GUMBO YA-YA A Collection of Louisiana Folk Tales
Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
30.00 USD

NEVADA A Guide to the Silver State, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
NEVADA A Guide to the Silver State
Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
50.00 USD

KANSAS A Guide to the Sunflower State, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
KANSAS A Guide to the Sunflower State
Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
90.00 USD

MT. HOOD A Guide, Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
MT. HOOD A Guide
Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
90.00 USD

NEW JERSEY A PROFILE IN PICTURES, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
NEW JERSEY A PROFILE IN PICTURES
Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
70.00 USD

NEW MEXICO A Guide to the Colorful State, Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
NEW MEXICO A Guide to the Colorful State
Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
70.00 USD

THE BOHEMIAN FLATS, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
THE BOHEMIAN FLATS
Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
100.00 USD

SOUTH DAKOTA A Guide to the State, Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
SOUTH DAKOTA A Guide to the State
Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
175.00 USD

MAINE A Guide 'down East', Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
MAINE A Guide 'down East'
Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
40.00 USD

MASSACHUSETTS, Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
MASSACHUSETTS
Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
180.00 USD

WASHINGTON A Guide to the Evergreen State, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
WASHINGTON A Guide to the Evergreen State
Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
205.00 USD

U.S. ONE Maine to Florida, Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
U.S. ONE Maine to Florida
Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
150.00 USD

OREGON End of the Trail, Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
OREGON End of the Trail
Wpa [Federal Writers' Project]
175.00 USD

WEST VIRGINIA A Guide to the Mountain State, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
WEST VIRGINIA A Guide to the Mountain State
Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
85.00 USD

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THE GOLDEN EARTH The Story of Manhattan's Landed Wealth, Pound, Arthur
THE GOLDEN EARTH The Story of Manhattan's Landed Wealth
150.00 USD

OIL!  Titan of the Southwest, Rister, Carl Coke
OIL! Titan of the Southwest
50.00 USD

ABSOLUTE FRIENDS, Le Carré, John
ABSOLUTE FRIENDS
35.00 USD

PENTHOUSE OF THE GODS A Pilgrimage Into the Heart of Tibet and the Sacred City of Lhasa, Bernard, Theos
PENTHOUSE OF THE GODS A Pilgrimage Into the Heart of Tibet and the Sacred City of Lhasa
75.00 USD

THE TRUTH (WITH JOKES), Franken, Al
THE TRUTH (WITH JOKES)
30.00 USD

THE PORTO RICO OF TO-DAY Pen Pictures of the People and the Country, Gardner Robinson, Albert
THE PORTO RICO OF TO-DAY Pen Pictures of the People and the Country
225.00 USD

THE HUDSON, Carmer, Carl
THE HUDSON
50.00 USD

JAPAN Crossroads of East and West, Kirk, Ruth
JAPAN Crossroads of East and West
40.00 USD

THE BEAUTIFUL BRONX 1920-1950, Ultan, Lloyd
THE BEAUTIFUL BRONX 1920-1950
45.00 USD

NORWAY A Thousand Years of Native Arts and Crafts, Hauglid, Roar
NORWAY A Thousand Years of Native Arts and Crafts
35.00 USD

 
 
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