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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

SWAN RIVER BOOKLETS 1-12

By: 'CYGNET'

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Perth, Australia, Swan River Press: 1956

Edition: 2nd impression

Seller ID: Le110

Condition: Mint


176pp. Illustrated throughout. 12 booklets bound in one volume. Green boards and each booklet has the original coloured card cover bound-in. Gilt title to the spine. No. 1. The Story Of H.M.S. Success. No. 2. The Story Of Foundation Day. No. 3. H.M.S. Challenger. No. 4. The Story Of The Birth Of Perth. No. 5. The Story Of H.M.S. Sulphur. No. 6. The Story Of Dirck Hartog. No. 7. The Story Of Parmelia. No. 8. The Story Of William Dampier. No. 9. The Story Of The Rockingham. No. 10. The Story Of The Perth Causeway. No. 11. The Story Of The Merchantman Success. No. 12. The Story Of Perth Town Hall... View more info

DIEPPE EN POCHE Guide Album Des Promenades Dans LaVille Oux Environs 1ff

By: A. Marais

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Dieppe, 41-43 Grande Rue, A. Marais:

Seller ID: GW003

Condition: V.g.


A fine folding panorama of Dieppe en Poche. [priced 1f] Yellow card printed covers. Small woodcut engraving printed in b/w on a pull-out strinp.undated but 19th century 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

ON ALPINE HEIGHTS AND BRITISH CRAGS

By: Abraham, George D.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.Ltd: 1919

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Pa389

Condition: V.g.


x [ii], 307pp. 24 illustrations [complete]. Blue cloth, gilt. Foxed as usual and a trifle rubbed. This scarce climbing book by the Abrahams is not constructed of very good paper or binding, being produced just after the Great War. Nice complete copy in above average condition. View more info

THE SURGEON'S LOG Being Impressions of the Far East

By: Abraham, J. Johnston

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall, Limited: 1911

Edition: third edition

Seller ID: Pa180

Condition: V.g.


388pp, 45 photo illustrations. Original blue cloth with gilt titles and block device to the cover. A trifle rubbed and some foxing but a nice copy. Pub. the same year as the first edition 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

THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF DR. LIVINGSTONE: In the Interior of South Africa

By: Adams, H.G.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, James Blackwood & Co.: 1870

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Pa894

Condition: Fine


ND [c1870] xxxviii, 351pp. Frontis. portrait and sixty engravings. Dedication page to the Directors of the London Missionary Society. Attractive brown dec. buckram binding with gilt blocked titles and black decoration and rules. All edges gilt. Small edge nick but a nice copy. No inscriptions. Scarce item. [David Livingstone 1813-1873] 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

FAMOUS CAVERNS AND GROTTOES Described and Illustrated

By: Adams, W. H. Davenport,

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson and Sons: 1890

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: TH052

Condition: Fine


xii, 13-185pp, [ii pub ads]. Illustrated throughout with 40 illus. Publishers green cloth, illus. front cover with gilt titles. 19cms. No imprint but the Bristish Library holds a 1886 copy of the same book. Rare item. [Only 3 copies Copac] View more info

IN THE DESERT A Story of The Church Under the Cross

By: Alcock, D.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, John F. Shaw and Co.: 1897

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: Pa979

Condition: V.g.


ND c1897. 189, [ii pub. list] ppColour illus. covers in fine condition. A list of other 'Shaw's Our Boys' Bookshelf' publications to the reverse of the title-page. Neat inscription dated 1897 to the verso of the f.f.e.p. Attractive late Victorian illustrated covers. View more info

BRITISH RAILWAYS today and tomorrow

By: Allen, G. Freeman

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Ian Allan: 1959

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: W119

Condition: V.g.


196pp. Pictorial d.j. [frayed to edges]. Illustrated throughout. Yellow boards 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

THE FOREST CROSSING Life In the Canadian Backwoods

By: Anon

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Manchester and Brighton, The Religious Tract Society: 1875

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Pa795

Condition: V.g.


ND [c1875] 128pp. Green dec. boards, gilt dec. spine and tile and with 'A Story of Canadian Life' as a sub-title to the cover. Illustrated witha frontis. and 3 woodcuit full-page plates plus engraved headers and footers. A scarce item with only otwo copies listed on Cpoac.16.5cms. The story of motherless Minnie who converted her father and a neighbour in the virgin outbacks of Canada.. Intact but shaken copy with cracked but sound hinges, View more info

HALF-HOURS IN MANY LANDS The Half Hour Library ofTravel, Nature and Science

By: Anon.

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Wm. Isbister: 1881

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Pa307

Condition: Fine


373pp. Decorative gilt dec. block with black borders and decoration. Rear board has arms of North London Collegiate School. Front free-end paper pasted to the inside board but complete.18x13cms. A children geography book with all corners of the globe described and illus. throughout with engravings.p101-142 has an excellent account of whaling and the whalers. View more info

A COMPENDIUM of ANCIENT AND MODERN GEOGRAPHY

By: Arrowsmith, Aaron

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Eton, E. Williams: 1839

Edition: New and improved edition

Seller ID: W043


xviii, 847 [i ad]pp. Folding frontis. plate of the Solar system.; astronomical folding plate; folding plate of Athens. Lacks Rome and Syracuse plates. Title-page and frontis. loose and binding worn. READING/ REFERENCE COPY ONLY. 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

PICTURESQUE AUSTRALIA SYNDEY FESTIVAL ISSUE {November 1934]

By: AUSTRALIA

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Australian National Travel Association: 1934

Edition: original edition

Seller ID: MH088

Condition: V.g.


24pp. Illustrated throughout with sepia photos. Corners a trifle bumped otherwise fine. A large format pictorial marketing portfolio showing Australia as a place to visit. 36x25 cms. View more info

IN SAVAGE ISLES AND SETTLED LANDS : Malaysia, Australasia, and Polynesia, 1888-1891.

By: Baden-Powell, B.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley and Sons: 1891

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Pa737

Condition: Good


x,438pp. Half-title. Frontis and numerous illustrations from sketches by the author. Suitable for re-binding. Please email for photos. View more info