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THE WILD ANIMALS OF AUSTRALIA : Embracing the Memmals of New Guinea & the Nearer Pacific Islands.

By: A. S. Le Souef and Harry Burrell and Ellis Le G. Troughton

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Company Ltd.: 1926

Edition: 1st UK edition

Seller ID: TS422

Condition: V.g.


388pp. 105 illus. and drawings to the text Illustrated front board with a col. illus. of a kangeroo enclosed in a black oval frame. Green buckram with black titles and double border. Trifle dulled spine with foxing to the title-page and preliminaries but a tight and sound well illus. book. No inscriptions but foxed. View more info

THE TALE OF A TOUR OF MACEDONIA

By: Abbott, G.F.

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1903

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TS201

Condition: V.g.


x, [ii], 343pp, large folding map [fine], 31pp pub. cat. dated Jan. 1903, [i pp index]. Pub. blue cloth, gilt. Unfaded but a bend ot he rear board with a light crack to the rear pasted down end-paper, other wise a fine copy. No inscriptions. A small engraved owners initials pasted to the f.f.e.p. View more info

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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

Condition: Fine


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

Condition: Fine


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

Condition: V.g.


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

THINGS CHINESE Or, notes connected with China. Fifth edition revised by E. Chalmers Werner

By: Ball, J. Dyer

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1926

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: TS497

Condition: Fine


(ii),iv,766.pp, Publishers brown cloth, gilt. No d.j. but a nice copy. Neat owner's inscription to the free end-paper. View more info

UNGAVA

By: Ballantyne, Robert Mitchell

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson and Sons: 1886

Edition: re-issue

Seller ID: TH319

Condition: V.g.


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

SOUTH AFRICA A CENTURY AGO (1797-1801): Part 1. Letters Written from the Cape of Good Hope . Part 2. Extracts from a Journal

By: Barnard, Lady Anne

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cape Town, Maskew Miller, Cape Town: 1926

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: TS320

Condition: Fine


ND [4-26 printers date at the rear].Pub. red pebble grained buckram with a paper label to the spine [fine]. Printed on high quality paper and illus. with 40 photographic plates throughout. [8 1/2 x 6 inches] View more info

SPORT IN NORWAY and where to find it. Together with a short account of the vegetable productions of the country. To which is added, a list of the Alpine flora of the Dovre fjeld and of the Norwegian Ferns &c.

By: Barnard, Rev. M.R.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: 1864

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TS475

Condition: V.g.


xvi, 334pp. Engraved frontis. and one plate at p132. Vignettes to the text. Atractive publishers pebble-grain red cloth with dec. embossed blind borders to the boards. Spine worn and frayed to the joints but intact. 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

Condition: Fine


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 AINU OF JAPAN The Religion, Superstitions, and General History of the Hairy Aborigines of Japan

By: Batchelor, the Rev. John

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, The Religious Tract Society: 1892

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TS474

Condition: Fine


336pp, frontispiece, 80 illustrations, original blue decorative cloth and clean end-papers. A lovely copy of a scarce book. A trifle toned to the spine but no wear, marks, inscriptions or under-lining. occasional foxing blemish. One section a trifle loose but intact. PLEASE EMAIL FOR PHOTOS View more info

The Underground

By: Bayman, Bob

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Capital Transport Publishing: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: S290

ISBN: 1854141694

Condition: Fine


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

FAR EAST

By: Beaton, Cecil

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TS425

Condition: Fine


111pp. Colour illustated frontispiece. Complete near fine atrractive illustrated publisher's d.j. Original orange cloth lettered in yellow. 44 black and white photographs on plate paper, 14 illustrations in the text. A nice copy lacking d.j., with no inscriptions or marks. PLEASE EMAIL FOR PHOTOS. View more info

THE DANUBE : Its History, Scenery, and Topography, Splendidly Illustrated, from Sketches Taken on the Spot by Abresch, and Drawn by W.H. Bartlett.

By: Beattie, Wiliam

Price: £850.00

Publisher: London, George Virtue: 1842

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TS198

Condition: V.g.


viii, 236pp. 80 plates, including engraved title plate, engraved map, and 78 steel plates. Title page has woodcut device, and there are innumerable woodcuts throughout. LACKING THE FRONT BOARD BUT A FINE TIGHT AND CLEAN TEXT BLOCK AND PLATES. Title-page grubby. Email for photos. View more info

LIGHTEST AFRICA

By: Begg, Rodney

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Hurst and Blackett: 1955

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TS485

Condition: Fine


208pp. Greenest cloth. View more info

The Golden Chersonese

By: Bird, Isabella Lucy

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Century Publishing: 1983

Edition: facsimile reprint

Seller ID: V199

ISBN: 0712601473

Condition: Fine


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

Condition: Fine


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

THE ROAD I TRAVELLED

By: Boger, A.J.

Price: £300.00

Publisher: Bristol, Arrowsmith: 1936

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: Pa318

Condition: Fine


304pp. Publisher's blue buckram, gilt. Lacing the d.j. but otherwise a fine copy with no inscriptions. Map end-papers [toned from the boards] and photographic plates throughout taken by the author and sketches by his daughter. Alnod John Boger was a British Lawyer, cricketer and big game hunter. {1871-1940]. His autobiography includes hunting in Norway, India, Uganda and the Far-East. Front free-end paper has the top corner neatly clipped [to remove a name presumeably]. View more info

SUNSHINE AND STORMS IN THE EAST or Cruises to Cyprus and Constantinople.

By: Brassey, Mrs

Price: £575.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Green, and Co.: 1880

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TS416

Condition: Fine


xx, 448pp, Frontispiece, 8 other full page engraved plates, numerous illustrations from woodcuts, and 2 folding coloured maps. Highly decorative binding by Dore. No fading, inscriptions, underlining or marks. Trifle rubbed t the head and foot of the spine but a very nice copy. View more info

Two African Trips. With notes and Suggestions on Big Game Preservation in Africa.

By: Buxton, Edward North

Price: £450.00

Publisher: London, Edward Stanford: 1902

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TS308

Condition: V.g.


xiv, 210pp. 80 full page photographic plates. Folding map inserted in the rear cover pocket [fine] Complete. Publishers brown buckram cloth with black illus and titles to the boards. Spine and boards edges darkened. With Rowland Ward, Booksellers ticket to the inside board. View more info