Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, Publisher, 1930. Hardcover. Seventeenth Revised Edition. lxxx, 552 pp. 16mo. Light chipping and wear to dust jacket, small losses at all edges, rear flap beginning to separate at edge, now in mylar cover. Red cloth covered boards with gold embossed titling to cover board and spine, ribbon tie. Edges of text block marbled. Clean within. Very Good / good.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1935. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. xvi, 589 pp. 8vo. Fading to cover boards from sun which has shifted to a light pink color. Paper title with a mission scene pasted to cover board and spine. Small tears to cloth at head of spine, both front and rear. Bookplate of the author on title page, inscribed by him on first free endpaper. Clean within. Small envelope attached to rear pastedown with articles on Santa Barbara inserted. Good.
Buchandlung: Schlatz'schen, 1907. Charcoal Boards. First. 167 pp. B/w ills. 2 fold-out maps accented in color. Gray wraps titled on front in bright gilt. Aged at edges and on spine, which has title inked on. Binding tight. Map of southwestern Germany printed on verso front cover, extended and folded to form extended ep. Ink p.o. verso frontis. Back cover has 16x20" fold-out map of city in excellent condition - one small closed tear to margin. A delightful guidebook full of pictures of a pretty little village in Germany pre-WW I. Text in German. Contents aged but tight and clean. Very Good Plus.
Paris: Compagnie Generale Transatlantique, 1919. Hardcover. First Edition. 143 pp. 8vo. Mauve colored paper boards and spine are embellished with a decorative pattern in blue and silver which appears to be either hand-painted or, perhaps, block printed. Eps are of a different pattern in blue, gray and silver on cream-colored paper. Covers are slightly aged, soiled, stained and worn at extremities. Corners and spine ends are bumped and rubbed. Small closed tear at top of front cover at hinge. Text, in French, is beautifully illustrated with numerous pen-and-ink drawings of pre-World War II Paris landmarks. Interior is slightly aged and, occasionally, foxed. Very Good.