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A SUMMER IN HIGH ASIA Being a Record of Sport and Travel in Baltistan and Ladakh. [At head of title:] The Big Game of Baltistan and Ladakh

By: Adair, Capt. F. E. S.

Price: £750.00

Publisher: London, W. Thacker & Co.: 1899

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TH341


xii, 1-285, [i blank], [ii blank]. Illus. beige pub. cloth binding with black titles. At the head of the title-page is 'The Big Game of Baltistan and Ladash'. Snakeskin patterned end-papers. A fine copy with no inscriptions, marks, wear or fading. This appears to be an early issue of this scarce book with no adverts or folding map bound at the rear. Fore-edge rough cut. Otherwise complete. 24 x 14cms. PLEASE EMAIL FOR PHOTOS. View more info

ALPINE CLIMBING Narrative of Recent Ascents of Mont blanc, the matterhorn, the jungfrau, and Other Lofty Summits of the Alps

By: Adams, W. H. Davenport ]

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson and Sons: 1881

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TS115


237, [i blank], [ii] pub cat. pp. A fine copy with decorated brown cloth binding, gilt and black illus. and titles depicting an alpine climber with walking pole. Frontispiece and 34 illustrations including 12 full-page black and white cuts. Attractive prize label to the front inside board dated 1882. View more info

PICTURESQUE AUSTRALIA

By: AUSTRALIA

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Australian National Travel Association: 1933

Seller ID: MH087


32pp. Illustrated throughout with sepia photos. Corners a trifle bumped otheriwse fine. Neat owners inscription dated 1933. A large format pictorial marketing portfolio showing Australia as a place to visit. Brown card wrappers with kangeroos illustrated to the attractive period covers. Rear half is adverts for hotels etc 36x25 cms. View more info

UNGAVA

By: Ballantyne, Robert Mitchell

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson and Sons: 1886

Edition: re-issue

Seller ID: TH319


viii, 9-509, ii [pub. ads.], pp. 18cms. Green illus. cloth with a gilt illus. of an eskimo with a dead polar bear blocked in giltt woth a red background. Olive buckram cloth binding. Trifle erased pencil marks to the floral patterned end-papers Inscibed and dated 1886. [Originally pub. in 1858 but dated 1857]. View more info

ALONE AMONG THE ZULUS the Narrative of a Journey Through the Zulu Country, South Africa

By: Barter, Charlotte.]

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge: 1879

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: TS123


ND c1879] ii, 184, 4 [pub. lists] pp. 4 plates inc. frontis. A fine copy with the pub. green illus. cloth boards and floral end-papers. Originally pub. in 1866. Pub. under a pseudonym 'A Plain Woman' View more info

The Underground

By: Bayman, Bob

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Capital Transport Publishing: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: S290


96pp. Fimely produced history of London Transport illus. throughout in colour and black/white. Pictorial card wrappers View more info

The Golden Chersonese

By: Bird, Isabella Lucy

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Century Publishing: 1983

Edition: facsimile reprint

Seller ID: V199


First pub. 1883 by John Murray. Owners inscription inside cover. Pictorial card wrapper. Robin Hanbury introduction View more info

BELGIUM

By: Black, C.R.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black: 1904

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: D468


xxxiv,239pp, internally fine, spine a little faded and joints a little cracked otherwise a tight sound attractive copy. 8 maps and 15 plates View more info

Souvenir Views of Alberta the Land of Sunshine

By: Cockburn, J. A.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan, Published by the James Bayne Co. for the Author: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: V252


[40]pp. Oblong pictorial paper wrappers with string decoration to the binding. An unfaded copy in nice condition. No inscriptions or wear. Printer mark 5.8.6. Please email for photo View more info

THE ROMANTIC EAST Burma, Assam, & Kashmir

By: Del Mar, Walter

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, A&C Black: 1906

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TS109


211pp, ads.[iv]pp. Red cloth, with colour illus. to the front board. Frontis. portrait of the author. No fading. A scarce title. PLEASE EMAIL FOR PHOTOS View more info

Quiet Mysteries: Glimpses of Shropshire

By: Dickins, Gordon

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Shrewsbury, Shropshire Books: 1985

Edition: 1st edition

Inscription: Inscribed and signed by the Author

Seller ID: CF231


158pp. Colour photo card covers. Illustrated with colour photos throughout. Inscribed and signed by the author 'To Nina [Bawden] Thanks and Good Wishes Gordon Dickens. View more info

THE DORDOGNE & The LOT Including Bordeaux and its Vineyards

By: Dodd, Jan

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Rough Guides Ltd: 2001

Seller ID: S498


377pp. Pictorial card wrappers. Illustrated with colour photos, maps and plans. View more info

TROPICAL AFRICA

By: Drummond, Henry

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1889

Edition: second edition

Seller ID: Pa675


x, 228pp. Ex-libris copy with occasional small stamps. 6 maps folding colour maps [some fold tears but complete]. Original half-calf with marbled boards, Raised bands with six compartments. Lacking the spine label. View more info

HEROES FROM HAKLUYT

By: Finger, Charles J. (ed.),

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt Co.: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: C187


xiv, 331pp, woodcuts in col. and B&W by Paul Honore throughout, original green cloth, paper label, rear inner hinge split, rear board loose. A neat inscription on blank page. View more info

JOCK OF THE BUSHVELD

By: Fitzpatrick, Percy, Sir.

Price: £425.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1909

Edition: sixth Impression, First Edition

Seller ID: TH036


xvi, 475pp. Frontis. colour plate and 22 full page illustrations. Each page has margin sketches. The first edition was published in 1907. A fine copy bound in pub. green buckram, gilt with gilt titles and a gilt illus. of the dog. Springbokdeer illus. to the spine. Neat owners inscriptions to the f.f.e.p. The same binding as the first edition, 1st impression. The dung beetle pushing with its front legs and the horse exiting a river bank vertically are still uncorrected ... View more info

THE ALPS FOR THE MOTORIST

By: Freeston, Charles L.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, The Automobile Association and Cassell and Company: 1926

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TH221


ND c 1926. 176 pp., illus with 16 half-tone plates, 8 maps and map endpapers. Publisher's green boards, blue titles and border. View more info

ITALIAN ALPS Sketches in the Mountains of Ticino, Lombardy, The Trentino, and Venetia.

By: Freshfield, Douglas W.

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Green and Co.: 1875

Edition: 1st Ediyion

Seller ID: TS135


xvi, 386pp b/w frontispiece, illustrated title page, 10 b/w wood engravings, 5 maps, appendices, index. Dark green pebble grain buckram with gilt rles and titles. A fine copy. View more info

PALMERSTON NORTH ILLUSTRATED 27 Views

By: G.H. Bennett

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Palmeston North, New Zealand, G.H. Bennett & Co.: 1906

Seller ID: Le113


22pp. Pale blue paper wrappers with a string binding [sunned]. 27 views of Palmeston North which is 87 miles north of Wellington, N.Z. Printed in Germany. Bennetts Gold Medal Series. Bennetts purchased John Watts bookstore in 1891 and is still in existance today. Neat location directions at the foot of some pictures ink. A very scarce item. Contents fine. Please email for photo. View more info

AMONG THE MONGOLS

By: Gilmour, Rev. James

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society, 56 Paternoster Road: 1883

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TH272


ND c1883. 288pp. 50 text illustrations, Pub. green cloth illus with black titles, picture and decorations. Stamped in gilt to the front upper corner of the cover [Presentation Copy London Missionary Society' 19cms. Illustratoins by Whymper. View more info

ACROSS INDIA AT THE DAWN OF THE 20th CENTURY

By: Guiness, Lucy E.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society: 1898

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Pa549


260pp. Illustrated throughout with illustrations including many photographs, 9 maps and 25 diagrams. Publisher's blue/green cloth with gilt titles and illustration in gilt of the rising sun. A survey of India and the activities of the Missionary Movement.A scarce book in fine condition. View more info