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Auf Stillen Schwarzaldpfaden; Im Fruhling Durch Deutsche Lande

By: N/A

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Berlin, Simon Verlag: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: T328

Condition: V.g.


52pp. German Gothic type text.Photographic record of Germany before the war. Inscribed and dated 1938, Original d.j. split View more info

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.

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

Price: £750.00

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

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TH341

Condition: Fine


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....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

By: Adams, W. H. Davenport ]

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson and Sons: 1881

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TS115

Condition: Fine


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

Pictorial Records of the English in Egypt from the Earliest Times to the Death of the Khalifa

By: Anon

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co.,: 1900

Seller ID: V260

Condition: V.g.


With a Full and Descriptive Life of General Gordon, the Hero of Kartoum, and Other World-Famous Heroes. ND [ British Library copy states 1900]. vi, 502, (ii ads)pp. Green cloth dec. with gilt and black illus. of Britannica with a lion. No fading but corners a trifle rubbed and binding a little loose. Colour frontis. portrait of Gordon and full colour title-page. Illustrated throughout with 120 wood engravings. A nice Victorian binding and a well illustrated book. 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

THE INDIAN VILLAGE COMMUNITY

By: Baden-Powell, B.H.

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, Longmans Green & Co.: 1896

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TH029

Condition: Fine


Examined with Reference to the Physical, Ethnographic, and Historical Conditions of the Provinces; Chiefly on the Basis of the Revenue-Settlement Records and District Manuals.....x,438pp. Half-title. Please email for photos. A fine copy except for a crease to the unfaded spine. Original pebbel-grain cloth, gilt. View more info

THE RHINE FROM ROTTERDAM TO CONSTANCE

By: Baedeker, K.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Leipsic, Karl Baedeker: 1892

Edition: Tweflth Edition Revised

Seller ID: Pa414

Condition: V.g.


xxxiv, 396pp, 39 maps, 21 plans, Original red cloth boards, gilt titles. Nice tight copy with complete covers [trifle sunned and one small lower edge tear]. English text. View more info

Lisbon in the Years 1821,1822, and 1823

By: Baillie, Marianne

Price: £750.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1824

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: GT155

Condition: V.g.


Vol I; xiv, 219. Vol. II; 250pp. 8 full-page uncoloured aquatint plates and 2 illus. title-pages. Inscribed in each volume 'From the author to Wm. Smith' [trilfe cropped in volume one]. Contemporary full calf with ornate gilt borders. Morocco labels for titles and volumes [2 of 4 lacking]. A second edition was pub. in 1825. Both editions rare. 16cms. Marianne Baillie, The letters home from an English women residentin Lisbon from 1821-1823. A lovely set with a fine binding. View more info

THE ALBERT N'YANZA Great Basin of the Nile and Explorations of the Nile Sources

By: Baker, Sir Samuel W.

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1867

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: MH014

Condition: V.g.


[volume one only of two]. xxx, [ii], 371, pp. Large folding paper map complete and fine. Original green gilt-stamped cloth and gilt pictorial vignettes. Tinted lithographed frontis. & 6 wood-engraved plates (incl. single page map). 15 wood-engravings in the text. No inscriptions or stamps. LACKING VOLUME TWO. Please email for photos 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):

By: Barnard, Lady Anne

Price: £40.00

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

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: TS320

Condition: Fine


Part 1. Letters Written from the Cape of Good Hope . Part 2. Extracts from a Journal.....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.

By: Barnard, Rev. M.R.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall: 1864

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TS475

Condition: V.g.


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......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

TRAVEL AND DISCOVERIES IN NORTH AND CENTRAL AFRICA

By: Barth, Henry

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Ward Lock and Co.: 1890

Edition: Minerva Library

Seller ID: Pa638

Condition: V.g.


...Including Accounts Of Tripoi, The Sahara, The Remarkable Kingdom of Bornu, And The Countries Around Lake Chad....548pp, green cloth, gilt. Pub. cat [10pp] 8 full-page illus. and numerous wood-cuts. [The Minerva Library of Famous Books, Ed. By G.T. Bettany] . Near fine copy except for some foxing to the fore-edge. A nice copy 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