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Motor Ways at Home and Abroad

By: Abraham, George D

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016673

Condition: Very Good


x + 252pp + 8pp adverts at rear, 32 illustrations, Red boards, very slight fading to spine, general light foxing, mainly to edges and endpapers, owners stamp to front pastedown and endpaper otherwise a VG tight copy in a Good (edge chipped with small losses, spine browned, to be supplied in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Our Man in...Heaven and Hell: Havana, Goa, The Maasai Mara, Dominica, Hawaii, the Timberlands, Beirut, Calcutta, Lagos, the Bronx

Our Man in...Heaven and Hell: Havana, Goa, The Maasai Mara, Dominica, Hawaii, the Timberlands, Beirut, Calcutta, Lagos, the Bronx

By: Anderson, Clive

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, BBC Books: 1996

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 020426

ISBN: 056337196X

Condition: Good


288pp, index, bibliography, maps. Softback, reading creases to covers, colour fading to spine, overall a Good copy. Personalised gift dedication from the author to title page. View more info

Image for The Mad Motorists: The Great Peking - Paris Race of '07

The Mad Motorists: The Great Peking - Paris Race of '07

By: Andrews, Allen

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, George G Harrap & Co: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022280

Condition: Very Good


256pp, index, endpaper maps, 22 plates plus frontispiece. Red boards, light ageing only, a VG copy in a Good (edge chipped with rubs and loss mainly to spine base and corners, price-clipped) dustwrapper. View more info

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The Book of the History Rambling Club

By: Anon

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The History Rambling Club:

Seller ID: 020768

Condition: Good


24pp, a collection of articles, prose, with illustrations executed by Mary Slade from ideas by various Commonwealians. Undated, but circa 1962. Booklet, light ageing, a few marks, a Good tight copy. View more info

Image for Six Months in the West Indies, in 1825

Six Months in the West Indies, in 1825

By: Anonymous (Coleridge, Henry Nelson)

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1826

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022369a

Condition: Good+


332pp, not illustrated. Half bound in calf over marbled boards, some edge rubbing, bookplate of Marmion Edw'd Ferrers, Baddesley Clinton, to front pastedown, general light ageing, overall a Good+ copy. Published anonymously, it was written by HN Coleridge (ref British Library). View more info

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Patagonia Wilderness

By: Beccaceci, Marcelo D / Hayskar, Bonnie J.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Pangaea: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017722

ISBN: 0963018019

Condition: Very Good


xi + 116pp, index, colour photographs throughout. Maroon faux leather, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Personalised gift dedication from author (MD Beccaceci), signed and dated, to front endpaper. View more info

Image for A Nautical Odyssey: An Illustrated Maritime History from Cook to Shackleton, Written and Illustrated By David C Bell

A Nautical Odyssey: An Illustrated Maritime History from Cook to Shackleton, Written and Illustrated By David C Bell

By: Bell, David C

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Shrewsbury, Quiller Publishing Ltd: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021889

ISBN: 1846890810

Condition: Very Good


169pp, bibliographyillustrated endpapers, illustrated throughout. Cream boards, landscape format hardback, very slight corner bumping, overall a VG copy in (sunning to spine and adjacent edges) dustwrapper. View more info

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Thailand Journey

By: Blake, WT

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The Travel Book Club:

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017270

Condition: Good


192pp, index, 16 illustrations of which 8 are in colour. Yellow boards, slight spine twist, a few marks to front board, slight browning to spine head, light ageing only to contents, overall a Good tight copy in a Fair to Good (edge chipped with loss to spine head/tail and minor corner loss, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Signed and dated dedication from the author to front endpaper. Undated, circa 1955. View more info

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Outre-Mer: Impressions of America

By: Bourget, Paul (Member of the French Academy with Frontispiece Portrait)

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, T Fisher Unwin: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016555

Condition: Very Good


425pp, frontispiece. Gilt on green boards, top edge gilt, foxing to endpapers and early pages, light foxing otherwise, rough cut edges to fore- and bottom edges. No dustwrapper. No inscription, overall a VG copy. Scarce. View more info

Image for Captain Matthew Flinders R.N.. His Voyages, Discoveries and Fortunes

Captain Matthew Flinders R.N.. His Voyages, Discoveries and Fortunes

By: Bryant, Joseph (Foreword By Sir Flinders Petrie)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Epworth Press: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016379

Condition: Good+


194pp, appendix, frontispiece. Red boards, colour fading to spine, minor marks/bumps, owner's details to front pastedown, minor marks/ageing to contents, overall a Good+ clean tight copy without dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Masters of All They Surveyed: Exploration, Geography and a British El Dorado

Masters of All They Surveyed: Exploration, Geography and a British El Dorado

By: Burnett, D Graham

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, University of Chicago Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022313

ISBN: 0226081214

Condition: Very Good


xv + 298pp, index, bibliography, 33 illustrations, 18 plates. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for The Oriental Annual or Scenes in India; Comprising Twenty-five Engravings from Original Drawings By William Daniell, R.A. And a Descriptive Account By the Rev. Hobart Caunter, B.D.

The Oriental Annual or Scenes in India; Comprising Twenty-five Engravings from Original Drawings By William Daniell, R.A. And a Descriptive Account By the Rev. Hobart Caunter, B.D.

By: Caunter, the Rev. Hobart / Daniell, William

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Edward Bull: 1834

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022370

Condition: Good+


254pp + 2pp adverts, 25engravings as called for. Blind-stamped full leather, gilt designs, spinr dulled, some edge rubbing, corner bumped, all edges gilt, small binders label (F Westley) to front pastedown, owner's name to same, hinge between front endpaper and frontispiece slightly pulled, but whole book is quite secure, general lightish foxing. Overall a Good copy. View more info

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Unflinching: A Diary of Tragic Adventure

By: Christian, Edgar (With an Introduction and Conclusion By B Dew Roberts and a Preface By Major Hon. JJ Astor MP)

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016523

Condition: Good


vii + 156pp, appendix, 10 plates. Blue boards, slight fading to boards, marking to fore-edge of front board, light ageing to contents, minor marking to edges in Good (darkening to spine, generally a little grubby with small areas of heavier marking to rear panel, to be supplied in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Extremely scarce and a Good copy of the first edition with dustwrapper. A sad tale of the author, who with a cousin and friend, went trapping in North... View more info

Image for A Ride Over the Rocky Mountains to Oregon and California. With a Glance at Some of the Tropical Islands Including the West Indies and the Sandwich Isles

A Ride Over the Rocky Mountains to Oregon and California. With a Glance at Some of the Tropical Islands Including the West Indies and the Sandwich Isles

By: Coke, The Hon. Henry J

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley: 1852

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019719

Condition: Good


x + 390pp, frontispiece. Black half-leather over grey boards, 5 raised bands, gilt titling, some edge rubbing. Owner's details to front pastedown dated 1919, general browning to pages, foxing mainly to endpapers and frontis, a few marks commensurate with age, occasional short edge tear, edge loss to frontis, the binding is very solid indeed. The contents 2pp have been duplicated between pages 286/7. Top edges gilt. Scarce. View more info

Image for The Cruise Round the World of the Flying Squadron 1869 - 1870, Under the Command of Rear-Admiral G.T. Phipps Hornby

The Cruise Round the World of the Flying Squadron 1869 - 1870, Under the Command of Rear-Admiral G.T. Phipps Hornby

By: Compiled By J.B. With the Assistance of Henry Cavendish

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, JD Potter: 1871

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021231

Condition: Good+


290pp + 16pp publishers catalogue at rear, 1 black and white plate, 13 coloured plates (12 with tissue guards), folding map. Blue boards, blind-stamped decoration, gilt design to front and titling to spine, gift inscription (non-personallised) to verso of front endpaper, from ? Potter, possibly the printer. Boards are bright, light edge rubbing, general light ageing to contents, short edge tear to map, darkening to 1 page from plate opposite (missing tissue guard), overa... View more info

Image for At Home in the World: Memoirs of a Traveling (Travelling) Woman

At Home in the World: Memoirs of a Traveling (Travelling) Woman

By: Conlon, Dorothy S.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, Publishamerica: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 020147

ISBN: 1413791603

Condition: Very Good


160pp, map, photographs. Softback, light reading wear only, a VG copy. Personalised gift dedication from the author to title page. View more info

Image for A Greenhorn in Africa

A Greenhorn in Africa

By: Courtney, Roger

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020164

Condition: Good


252pp + 4pp adverts at rear, 14 illustrations, endpaper maps. Grey boards, a few marks, slight fading in places, possible an old price in ink to corner of front endpaper, some foxing throughout, generally light to body of pages, a few spots to edges. Stamp stating 'Books for Troops and Ships C'tt'ee. S.A. Public Library Cape Town. Not For Sale' to title page and page 107; an old newspaper cutting inserted between pages 96/97 has left its browned impression to both. Overa... View more info

Image for Up the Amazon and Over the Andes

Up the Amazon and Over the Andes

By: Cressy-Marcks, Violet O / With an Introduction By Admiral Sir William E Goodenough

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021418

Condition: Good+


337pp, 3 maps, 36 illustrations. Cream linen boards, minor bumps and rubs, spine browned, a few marks, general lightish foxing to contents, overall a Good+ copy without dustwrapper. View more info

Image for From the Holy Mountain: A Journey in the Shadow of Byzantium

From the Holy Mountain: A Journey in the Shadow of Byzantium

By: Dalrymple, William

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, HarperCollins: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018119

ISBN: 0002555093

Condition: Very Good


x + 483pp, index, bibliography, glossary, 16pp illustrations, some in colour, pictorial endpapers. Blue boards, general browning to pages otherwise a VG clean tight copy in price-clipped dustwrapper. View more info

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Yucatan

By: Dame, Lawrence

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1942

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 018533

Condition: Good


188pp, map, 29 illustrations. Blue boards, minor marks, general foxing throughout to contents, so overall a Good working copy in a Good (a few marks, minor edge chipping, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for My Journey to Lhasa: The Personal Story of the Only White Woman Who Succeeded in Entering the Forbidden City

My Journey to Lhasa: The Personal Story of the Only White Woman Who Succeeded in Entering the Forbidden City

By: David-Neel, Alexandra

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021145

Condition: Good


xix + 310pp, illustrations. Black boards, gilt illustrated panel to front board, gilt titling to spine, sllight fraying to spine head/tail, rubs to edges and corners, owner's labels to front endpaper and pastedown, foxing throughout to edges and pages, heavier to final pages, edge tears to 295/6 and rear pastedown, small loss to final page next to spine where it has adhered to rear endpaper. Overall a Good working copy only. View more info

Image for Bradford Washburn: Mountain Photography

Bradford Washburn: Mountain Photography

By: Decaneas, Antony (Editor and Compiler) / Introduction By Clifford S Acklev

Price: £80.00

Publisher: Seattle, The Mountaineers: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017759

ISBN: 0898866898

Condition: Very Good


144pp, 100 large format mountain photographs, plus an interview with Bradford Washburn. Black cloth boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Inspirational photography from a master in his field. View more info

Image for Christian Missions in the East and West, in Connection with the Baptist Missionary Society. 1792 - 1872

Christian Missions in the East and West, in Connection with the Baptist Missionary Society. 1792 - 1872

By: E.B.U.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Yates & Alexander: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022361

Condition: Very Good


144pp, appendix, 2 folding coloured maps. Brown bevelled boards, blind-stamped lining, gilt titling and decoration, a few edge rubs only, 1874 gift inscription to verso of front endpaper, light ageing only, a VG copy, no dustwrapper. View more info

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Travels of a Surgeon

By: Eyre-Brook, Arthur L

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Bristol, White Tree Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021968

ISBN: 0948265299

Condition: Very Good


197pp, index, bibliography, map, plan, 80 illustrations. Red boards, light ageing only, a VG copy in (slight fading to spine and adjacent edges) dustwrapper. Flat signed by the author on front endpaper. View more info

Image for The Clay Ox: Stories of Zulu Country Life

The Clay Ox: Stories of Zulu Country Life

By: Hertslet, Jessie

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Durban, The Knox Publishing Company: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015582

Condition: Good+


77pp, frontispiece, illustrated with woodcuts. Wartime publication, covers bright, production marks to pastedowns, owners bookplate to front endpaper, minor marking to edges, overall a Good+ hardback in (small insect losses mainly to spine and hinges, slight overall browning, now in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Scarce. View more info

Image for Gullible's Travels: The Tale of a Goodwill Tour of Seven European Capitals in Seven Days

Gullible's Travels: The Tale of a Goodwill Tour of Seven European Capitals in Seven Days

By: Hess, Alan (Foreword By LP Lord)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Abingdon, Motor Racing Publications Ltd: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022032

Condition: Very Good


124pp, index, 19 plates, drawings in text, folding map. Black boards, general foxing to contents, owner's dated name to front endpaper (1948), a VG copy in a Good (edge chipping with loss mainly to corners and spine head/tail, spine and edges browned, not price-clipped) dustwrapper. Scarce. Fascinating adventure story and the successful attempt to get 3 Austins and their 8 occupants to complete their tour of 7 capitals in 7 days. View more info

Image for With the Beduins: A Narrative of Journeys and Adventures in Unfrequented Parts of Syria

With the Beduins: A Narrative of Journeys and Adventures in Unfrequented Parts of Syria

By: Hill, Gray

Price: £160.00

Publisher: London, T Fisher Unwin: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Publisher

Seller ID: 016564

Condition: Very Good


320pp, errata sheet, map, 68 illustrations, some full page, appendices. Blue boards, gilt titling and decoration, excellent bright condition, general light foxing throughout. Non personalised gift dedication from the publisher to verso of front endpaper. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. View more info

Image for Unforgettable Journeys - The World's Most Luxurious Trains

Unforgettable Journeys - The World's Most Luxurious Trains

By: Howard, Martin

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Devon, BlueRed Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019319

ISBN: 190824710X

Condition: Very Good


192pp, colour photographs and maps featuring journeys around the world:- The Venice Simplon-Orient-Express; Royal Scotsman; Al Andalus Train; Golden Eagle Luxury Trains; Eastern & Oriental Express; Palace on Wheels; The Ghan; Indian Pacific; Coastal Pacific; Hiram Bingham; Andean Explorer; The Canadian; Rocky Mountaineer; Blue Train; The Rovos Train. Laminated pictorial boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for My Hill So Strong

My Hill So Strong

By: Kingdon-Ward, Jean

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018054

Condition: Good


240pp, index, folding map, 16 photographs. Green boards, light wear only, light ageing to contents, 1 page appears to have been very neatly removed, between title page and illustration list, assumed to be contents page. This apart, a VG copy without dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Exploring the Columbia Icefield

Exploring the Columbia Icefield

By: Kucera, Richard E

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Canada, High Country: 1987

Edition: Revised Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 015703

ISBN: 0920573045

Condition: Very Good


64pp, maps, references, illustrated in colour. Signed by author to verso of front cover. View more info

Image for Edward Lear in the Levant: Travels in Albania, Greece and Turkey in Europe, 1848 - 1849

Edward Lear in the Levant: Travels in Albania, Greece and Turkey in Europe, 1848 - 1849

By: Lear, Edward / Hyman, Susan (Compiled and Edited By)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, John Murray Publishers Ltd: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021226

ISBN: 0719546141

Condition: Very Good


168pp, index, sources, bibliography, illustrations, many in colour. Black boards, owner's name to front endpaper, light ageing, overall a VG copy in (slight fading to spine and adjacent edges, price-clipped) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Climbs

Climbs

By: Lewin, W Henry

Price: £120.00

Publisher: W Henry Lewin: 1932

Edition: First Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 018228

Condition: Good+


xviii + 226pp, 16 illustrations. Yellow boards, slight fading to spine, overall light wear only to boards which are bright. Generally light foxing to contents and edges. This copy is no.151/250 and signed by the author. Undated, it is the 1932 first edition (ref: British Library). Stories of climbing published in one volume for the first time. Scarce. View more info

Image for Yesterday and Today: The Holy Land

Yesterday and Today: The Holy Land

By: Lithographs and Diaries By David Roberts, R.A. / Text By Fabio Bourbon

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Shrewsbury, Swan Hill Press: 1997

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 021939

ISBN: 1853108715

Condition: Very Good


272pp, full colour plates throughout together with an accompanying photograph depicting the same composition and setting. Brown cloth boards, slightest bumping to bottom edge of boards, overall a VG copy in dustwrapper. Heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. View more info

Image for Campfire Sketches of the Cariboo

Campfire Sketches of the Cariboo

By: Ludditt, Fred W

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Canada, Fred W Ludditt: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 017000

ISBN: 0889251991

Condition: Very Good


104pp, illustrations. Softback, slight corner creasing, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. View more info

Image for My Own Pair of Wings

My Own Pair of Wings

By: Lum, Peter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: USA, Chinese Materials Center: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017023

ISBN: 0896446174

Condition: Very Good


xii + 222pp + 19pp catalogue at rear, index, map plus 29 illustrations, endpaper maps. Blue boards, light ageing to contents, a VG clean tight copy in (slightly browned) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Genuine Narratives and Concise Memoirs of Some of the Most Interesting Exploits and Singular Adventures of J M'Alpine, a Native Highlander, from the Time of His Emigration from Scotland to America, 1773

Genuine Narratives and Concise Memoirs of Some of the Most Interesting Exploits and Singular Adventures of J M'Alpine, a Native Highlander, from the Time of His Emigration from Scotland to America, 1773

By: M'Alpine, J

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Greenock, William Innes: 1883

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 015620

Condition: Very Good


67pp, 4pp catalogue of Gaelic Books at rear as available April 1883. Burgundy boards, gilt titling with black decoration. Patterned endpapers, light foxing mainly to edges, overall a VG clean tight copy of this first reprint of the 1780 original. Scarce. View more info

Image for Grizzlies and White Guys: The Stories of Clayton Mack

Grizzlies and White Guys: The Stories of Clayton Mack

By: Mack, Clayton / Compiled and Edited By Harvey Thommasen / Foreword By Mark Hume

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Canada, Harbour Publishing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018860

ISBN: 1550170899

Condition: Very Good


239pp, index, illustrations, endpaper maps. Yellow boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Stories of the greatest grizzly bear guide in the world. View more info

Image for A Bush Mystery or The Lost Explorer

A Bush Mystery or The Lost Explorer

By: MacKie, John

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, James Nisbet & Co: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017249

Condition: Good


320pp, 5 illustrations, 8pp adverts. Red decorated pictorial boards, gilt title panel to spine, slight fraying to 1 corner, light bumping to corners, very presentable. School prize inscription neatly to front pastedown, general light foxing, marks to contents, which are tight. Top edge of pages gilt, very slight twist to spine. Overall a Good tight copy of a scarce title. View more info

Image for Igloo for the Night

Igloo for the Night

By: Manning, Mrs Tom

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1943

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: R15287

Condition: Very Good


First edition April 1943, this is the first reprint, July 1943. 232pp, endpaper maps at front, photographs. Pale blue boards, slight fading to edges, owners pencilled name to verso of frontispiece, general light ageing to contents, overall a VG clean tight copy in (slightly edge chipped with small loss to corners/spine, now in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Australian People, Australian Tales

Australian People, Australian Tales

By: Marks, Neil

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Australia, HarperCollins: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017413

ISBN: 073225969X

Condition: Very Good


xi + 212pp, illustrations. Softback, general light reading creases, a VG copy. View more info

Image for In Monte Viso's Horizon: Climbing All the Alpine 4000m Peaks

In Monte Viso's Horizon: Climbing All the Alpine 4000m Peaks

By: McLewin, Will

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Ernest Press: 1991

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: R15195

ISBN: 0948153091

Condition: Very Good


255pp, index, list of 4000m ascents in chronological order, illustrations in colour, maps. Blue boards, this copy No. 98/150 and signed by the author. Very light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in (very slight colour fading to spine) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Jungle Folk of Africa

The Jungle Folk of Africa

By: Milligan, Robert H

Price: £20.00

Publisher: New York, Fleming H Revell Company: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021583

Condition: Good+


380pp + 4pp adverts, 17 illustrations. Pictorial boards, spine slightly dulled, light foxing, a few pages unevenly cut so edge loss to a few, excess to others, a few short edge tears, overall a Good+ copy. View more info

Image for Les Guises Bleus: Paris. Sèvres, Versailles, Saint-Germain, Saint-Denis, Chantilly, Vincennes, Fontainebleau

Les Guises Bleus: Paris. Sèvres, Versailles, Saint-Germain, Saint-Denis, Chantilly, Vincennes, Fontainebleau

By: Monmarché, Marcel (Avec Une Introduction Par G Lenotre)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Paris, Hachette: 1924

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 016367

Condition: Good+


cii + 466pp + 64pp, index, illustrated endpapers, 99 maps and plans (collated), 2 page markers. Gilt on bright blue boards, light ageing to edges and contents. Overall a near VG copy in a Good+ (browning to spine and front panel, a few marks, small label remains to front, minor corner loss) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Murray's Handbook for Belgium and the Rhine

Murray's Handbook for Belgium and the Rhine

By: Murray, John

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1852

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021116

Condition: Good


xv + 276pp + 24pp adverts at rear, folding travelling map, plans, index. Brown boards, gilt titling, a few marks, rubs and creases, bookplate to front pastedown of Captain Furneaux, RA, his signature to title page, a few marks to contents, some occasional minor annotation, overall a Good tight copy of the scarce first edition. View more info

Image for The Nagle Journal: A Diary of the Life of Jacob Nagle, Sailor, from the Year 1775 to 1841

The Nagle Journal: A Diary of the Life of Jacob Nagle, Sailor, from the Year 1775 to 1841

By: Nagle, Jacob / Dann, John C (Editor)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: New York, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017957

ISBN: 1555842232

Condition: Very Good


xxx + 402pp, index, notes, glossary, 2 appendices, illustrated including 20 colour plates, endpaper maps. Quarter-bound in buff cloth over blue boards, gilt decoration to front board, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Fair Winds and Foul: A Narrative of Daily Life Aboard an American Clipper Ship (Seafaring Men: Their Ship and Times Series)

Fair Winds and Foul: A Narrative of Daily Life Aboard an American Clipper Ship (Seafaring Men: Their Ship and Times Series)

By: Perry, Frederick

Price: £15.00

Publisher: New York, Earl M Coleman: 1979

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 017395

ISBN: 093057625X

Condition: Very Good


xi + 204pp, 9 plates, endpaper maps. Blue boards, light ageing, slight marking to page edges, overall a VG copy without dustwrapper. Blurb states this as being a faithful facsimile of the 1927 1st edition; in fact the facsimile is of the 1927 second edition! View more info

Image for In Search of Inca Gold: The Journal of an Expedition

In Search of Inca Gold: The Journal of an Expedition

By: Phair, Anthony

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Burke Publishing Co Ltd: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015781

Condition: Very Good


192pp, 2 maps, illustrations by H Harry Sheldon, many full page. Blue boards, some foxing to endpapers otherwise light ageing to contents only, top edge of pages blue, gilt titling to spine and decoration to front board, in (edge chipped with rubs and minor loss, now in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. A VG copy of a very scarce title. View more info

Image for Small Boat in the Midi

Small Boat in the Midi

By: Pilkington, Roger

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Staffordshire, J.M.Pearson & Son (Publishers) Ltd: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020401

ISBN: 0907864449

Condition: Very Good


216pp, index, 8pp photographs, map. Brown boards, minor marks to front pastedown, overall a VG copy in (slight spine fading, price-clipped) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Small Boat Through Sweden

Small Boat Through Sweden

By: Pilkington, Roger

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020656

Condition: Very Good


ix + 229pp, index, maps, 16 illustrations by David Knight. Blue boards, slight foxing mainly to page edges, slight twist to spine, a VG copy in a Good (not price-clipped, edge rubbed and creased with small losses) dustwrapper. . View more info

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Small Boat To Alsace

By: Pilkington, Roger

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 020659

Condition: Good+


ix + 214pp, index, maps, illustrations by David Knight. Blue boards, colour fading to spine and edges, slight foxing mainly to page edges, dated gift inscription (Xmas 1961) to front endpaper, Good+ copy in a Good+ (not price-clipped, edge chipped with small losses, slight sunning to edges) dustwrapper. Book is signed by the author on 1/2 title page:- 'Good wishes for many successful voyages, Roger Pilkington'. Scarce signed copy. View more info