Books in category Travel – Pictorials

  • Along the Huerfano River

    Along the Huerfano River
    Kay Beth Faris Avery

    Long before English speakers set eyes upon it, the volcanic plug on the south bank of the Huerfano River was tagged with a moniker that means "the orphan.

  • Slow Burn

    Slow Burn
    Renée Jacobs

    "A pictorial chronicle of the Centralia, Pennsylvania, mine fire disaster in 1962, which led, decades later, to the destruction of the town. Includes interviews and historical background"–Provided by publisher.

  • The Caliph s House

    The Caliph’s House
    Tahir Shah

    And so begins Tahir Shah's gloriously vivid, funny, affectionate and compelling account of how he and his family – aided, abetted and so often hindered by a wonderful cast of larger-than-life local characters: guardians, gardeners, builders …

  • Hidden History of Detroit

    Hidden History of Detroit
    Amy Elliott Bragg

    Meet the argumentative French fugitive who founded the city, the tobacco magnate who haunts his shuttered factory, the gambler prankster millionaire who built a monument to himself, the governor who brought his scholarly library with him on …

  • Carmichael

    Carmichael
    Kay Muther

    Showcased in this engaging volume of more than 200 vintage images are many aspects of life in Carmichael, from the wide-open pastures where roadside stands once offered fruits, vegetables, and eggs along todays Fair Oaks Boulevard to the …

  • Early Exposures

    Early Exposures
    Bill Pennell

    Early Exposures: A Photographic Memoir chronicles the travels of photographer Bill Pennell to five exotic parts of the world: Wales, Borneo, Mauritius, the interior of British Columbia, and the Canadian West Coast.

  • Legends Lore of the Texas Capitol

    Legends & Lore of the Texas Capitol
    Mike Cox

    Mike Cox digs up a quarry's worth of the capitol's untold history, cataloguing everything from its ghost stories to its public art and collectible tourist kitsch.

  • Prohibition in South Dakota

    Prohibition in South Dakota
    Chuck Cecil

    In the first book of its kind, award-winning journalist Chuck Cecil delivers the boisterous details of an intoxicating era.

  • Oregon IV

    Oregon IV
    Rick Schafer, Craig Lesley

    ""Oregon IV"" is a superb work that carries on the photographic tradition begun in 1968 with the book Oregon. This new volume is the result of five years of work by forty-year-old Rick Schafer, stepson and protege of the late Ray Atkeson.

  • Legendary Locals of St Joseph and Benton Harbor

    Legendary Locals of St. Joseph and Benton Harbor
    Elaine Cotsirilos Thomopoulos PhD

    A cast of characters tumbles out of the pages of this book, beginning with the courageous settlers who tamed the wilderness.

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