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Green Volunteers: The World Guide to Voluntary Work in Nature Conservation, Funch, Bjarne S. (editor)
1 Funch, Bjarne S. (editor) Green Volunteers: The World Guide to Voluntary Work in Nature Conservation
Milano, Italy Green Volunteers 1999 Paperback Near Fine 5 1/2" x 8" 
The perfect guide for those interested in doing volunteer work with marine mammals, sea turtles, primates, and a wide range of wildlife in National Parks, rain forests and a variety of unusual locations. The book lists hundreds of organizations from all over the world. A summary of each organization is detailed with a description of each program, contact information, cost, duration, how to apply, and much more. 268 pages. Unread. 
Price: 5.99 USD
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Travel With Others: Without Wishing They'd Stayed Home, Nadine Nardi Davidson
2 Nadine Nardi Davidson Travel With Others: Without Wishing They'd Stayed Home
Los Angeles, California Prince Publishing 1998 0965819434 / 9780965819435 Paperback New 6" x 9" 
Unread, unmarked in any way. A survival guide to traveling with others, whether it be a spouse, lover, boss, friends, kids, grandchildren or pets, on vacation or business. 246 pp. 
Price: 3.95 USD
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Bon Voyage Edwardian Travel Posters, Wigg, Julia
3 Wigg, Julia Bon Voyage Edwardian Travel Posters
London, United Kingdom The Stationery Office 1996 0114402612 / 9780114402617 First Edition Paperback New 9 3/4" x 10 1/2" 
Unread, unmarked. This is an excellent collection featuring reproductions of the handbills and posters used by the railroads and steamships of England and the London Underground in the first decade of the twentieth century. Bon Voyage! features reproductions of sixty full-color travel posters taken directly from the archives of late Victorian and Edwardian advertising material held in the Public Record Office at Kew in England. These posters are a mini-history of an age when travel for pleasure had begun to take hold in almost every section of society. They offer a glimpse of where people went, how they traveled, how they dressed for travel, and how the rail and shipping companies regarded their passengers and what amenities they provided. Towards the end of the nineteenth century, railways had spread over the landscape of England and Europe, as well as America. Travel to other cities, long the domain of the rich and upper classes, were suddenly affordable to the middle class. The railway barons, in their effort to make money, began to advertise trips to, what must have seemed, exotic places. Steamships had also began to offer excursions and these companies also started advertising. Using the graphic artists of the day, such as William Tomkin and John Henry Llyod, these posters offer a genuine look at the culture of the times. What these artists evoked was a feeling one got when traveling to a destination serviced by the rail and ship companies. These posters became, in the words of Arnold Bennett, "the visible symbol of pleasure, adventure and romance." This is a fascinating book for those interested in the history of poster design, buffs of railways or steamships, travel enthusiasts and those nostalgic for a different era. ; 80 pages 
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