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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.
105.00 USD

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

REACHING THE FIGHTING GANG, Wagner, Robert F.
REACHING THE FIGHTING GANG
Wagner, Robert F.
35.00 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
70.00 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.
35.00 USD

MY KIND OF COUNTRY Favorite Writings about New York, Carmer, Carl
MY KIND OF COUNTRY Favorite Writings about New York
Carmer, Carl
25.00 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
50.00 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.
85.00 USD

NEW YORK BELTING & PACKING COMPANY Mechanical Rubber Goods, Anonymous
NEW YORK BELTING & PACKING COMPANY Mechanical Rubber Goods
Anonymous
70.00 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
25.00 USD

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

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

GENESEE FEVER, Carmer, Carl
GENESEE FEVER
Carmer, Carl
20.17 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.
20.17 USD

THE NEW YORK RED BOOK 1966-1967, Hartman, Myron
THE NEW YORK RED BOOK 1966-1967
Hartman, Myron
27.37 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
30.96 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.
30.96 USD

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

A RIVER RAMBLE Saga of the Genesee Valley, Merrill, Arch
A RIVER RAMBLE Saga of the Genesee Valley
Merrill, Arch
23.77 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
174.81 USD

PATIENCE AND FORTITUDE Fiorello La Guardia, Manners, William
PATIENCE AND FORTITUDE Fiorello La Guardia
Manners, William
30.96 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]
66.92 USD

 
 
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PARIS AND ENVIRONS With Routes from London to Paris. Handbook for Travellers, Baedeker, Karl
PARIS AND ENVIRONS With Routes from London to Paris. Handbook for Travellers
55.00 USD

THE STORY OF ASSISI, Gordon, Lina Duff
THE STORY OF ASSISI
55.00 USD

1929 GUIDE AND TOUR BOOK MONTREAL The Tourists Mecca, [Canadian Transfer Co. ]
1929 GUIDE AND TOUR BOOK MONTREAL The Tourists Mecca
20.00 USD

IOWA A Guide to the Hawkeye State, Wpa [ Federal Writers' Project]
IOWA A Guide to the Hawkeye State
70.00 USD

PHEASANT JUNGLES, Beebe, William
PHEASANT JUNGLES
15.00 USD

HIGH SPOTS IN THE ANDES Peruvian Letters of a Mining Engineer's Wife, Woods, Josephine Hoeppner
HIGH SPOTS IN THE ANDES Peruvian Letters of a Mining Engineer's Wife
40.00 USD

OLD NEW ENGLAND INNS Being an Account of Little Journeys to Quaint Inns and Hostelries of Colonial New England, Including the Wayside Inn, Sudbury, Mass., Crawford, Mary Caroline
OLD NEW ENGLAND INNS Being an Account of Little Journeys to Quaint Inns and Hostelries of Colonial New England, Including the Wayside Inn, Sudbury, Mass.
45.00 USD

NEW ENGLAND, Chase, Mary Ellen
NEW ENGLAND
35.00 USD

THE HUDSON RIVER One Hundred Years Ago, Whitson, Skip
THE HUDSON RIVER One Hundred Years Ago
45.00 USD

WHEN BROOKLYN WAS THE WORLD 1920-1957, Willensky, Elliot
WHEN BROOKLYN WAS THE WORLD 1920-1957
45.00 USD

 
 
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