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Image for Bible Lands: The Way of the Cross. A Pictorial Pilgrimage from Bethlehem to Calvary

Bible Lands: The Way of the Cross. A Pictorial Pilgrimage from Bethlehem to Calvary

By: N/A

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes Limited: 1896

Seller ID: 003154


small oblong folio (7.5 by 10 inches) with a title page, index leaf and 240 pages, each with a full-page photograph and a panel of descriptive text below..old half dark green calf, spine with rich gilt decoration. An interesting pictorial record of the sights and scenes in the Middle East with the focus on those areas known to Jesus. Some wear to covers, front joint split but cords holding, contents firm and sound, clean and unmarked except for some light foxing to the ... View more info

Sir Francis Drake's Voyage Round The World 1577-1580 Two Contemporary Maps

By: N/A

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, British Museum: 1931

Seller ID: 003443


slim folio, 11 pages of text, including title page and introduction, illustrated with 2 folding maps and a text portrait of Drake from an original by Hondius, original printed boards, very slight signs of use to the covers but a very nice copy, no internal marks or signatures. £18.00 View more info

Antique Map: The Pacific Ocean

By: N/A

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, Letts: 1881

Seller ID: 003743


a coloured map of the Pacific Ocean which also shows Japan, Australia,New Zealand, the Pacific Islands and the west coasts of North and South America overall size 36 by 43 cms, It has a centre fold. and the remains of a stub on the reverse. Published by Letts in their 'Popular Atlas' A nice clean copy. £24.00 View more info

Round the World from London Bridge to Charing Cross Via Yokohama and Chicago

By: Anon

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes: 1895

Seller ID: 002637


oblong folio (10.8 by 14 inches) with 284 pages of photographs, each with a panel of descriptive text below, bound in old half dark blue calf, gilt tooling to spine, red lettering label, front joint splitting at head but holding firm, corners rubbed, a clean and sound copy. An excellent photographic record of towns and cities around the world at the close of the Victorian era. £16.00 View more info

Venice and the Lagoon

By: Anon.

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Milan, Societa Anon. Guide Lampugnani: 1900

Seller ID: 002623


octavo (7 by 4 inches) well-illustrated with black and white photos, some fulll or double-page, 2 folding maps, original limp blue covers, many pages of adverts at front and rear,the title page mentions 8 coloured plates but this is an error-none are present. Minor wear to covers but a clean and unmarked copy. £14.00 View more info

Passports for Asia

By: Borland, Beatrice

Price: £18.00

Publisher: New York, Ray Long and Richard R Smith: 1933

Seller ID: 002496


first edition, first impression, large octavo (9.4 by 6.2 inches) text of 318 pages, a frontispiece, 9 maps and many photographs, original cloth, a very clean, unmarked copy. £18.00 View more info

The Face of Spain

By: Brenan, Gerald

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Turnstile Press: 1952

Seller ID: 003796


octavo (21 by 13.5 cms) third impression, text of 268 pages illustrated with 16 plates and a text map, original cloth in frayed unclipped dust jacket. £16.00 View more info

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Wild Rivers. Franklin Denison Gordon

By: Brown, Bob

Price: £34.00

Publisher: Sandy Bay, Peter Domborvskis: 1983

Seller ID: 003218


quarto (12.5 by 9.8) 128 pages with many fine colour photoraphs of the Franklin, Denison and Gordon rivers in Tasmania, original buckram with dust jacket, rear panel of wrapper lightly toned otherwise a very fine unmarked copy, no signatures or inscriptions. Note that this heavy book will need extra postage £34.00 View more info

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Blazing Trails in Bantuland

By: Campbell, Dugald

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Pickering & Inglis: 1933

Seller ID: 003633


with the rare dust jacket, octavo 18 by 12 cms text of 228 pages including index, 3 pages of adverts, illustrated with a portrait, map on front end-papers and 25 photographs, original brown cloth with the rare dust wrapper which is price clipped, a bit dusty and with some fraying to the spine ends, cloth clean and bright, contents clean and unmarked-no signatures or marks £28.00 View more info

Image for History of Catharine II. Empress of Russia

History of Catharine II. Empress of Russia

By: Castera, J

Price: £94.00

Publisher: London, John Stockdale: 1800

Seller ID: 003774


octavo (22 by 14 cms) text of 579 pages illustrated with 14 plates, bound in old half tan calf with marbled boards, spine lightly faded and with some mottling, 1 plate, 'View of the Fortress' with a small area of loss in the centre of the image otherwise a very presentable copy, clean and sound and in a pleasant binding. £94.00 View more info

Great Motorcycle Journeys of the World

By: Coleman, Colette

Price: £19.00

Publisher: London, New Holland: 2008

Seller ID: 003486


quarto (27 by 23 cms) text of192 poges, illustrated throughout with colour photos and maps, dust wrapper price clipped otherwise a near-new copy-no internal marks or signatures £19.00 View more info

Image for The Panama Canal and its Makers

The Panama Canal and its Makers

By: Cornish, Vaughan

Price: £32.00

Publisher: London, Fisher Unwin: 1909

Seller ID: 003491


first edition, octavo (21 by 14 cms) text of 192 pages including index, illustrated with a large coloured folding map and 32 plates of photographs, original blue gilt, gilt titles,2 small spots on front cover, very light foxing affecting most pages, slightly heavier on the half title. The map has been bound at the front of the work. A bright clean copy. £32.00 View more info

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The Voyages And Travels Of Captain Nathaniel Uring

By: Dewar Captain Alfred

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company: 1928

Seller ID: 003119


octavo (8.6 by 5.8 inches) text of 253 pages, illustrated with 8 photographic plates, original brown cloth, decorative book plate with a withdrawn stamp inside front cover, a very clean and solund copy £16.00 View more info

Travels in Arabia Deserta

By: Doughty, Charles

Price: £485.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1943

Seller ID: 003829


two volumes small quarto, well illustrated with plates and 2 large folding maps, original cloth, light fading of spines otherwise a nice clean set. With an introduction by T E Lawrence £485.00 View more info

Image for An Historical Survey of the Island of Saint Domingo,....also a Tour through...Barbadoes, St. Vincent. Antigua, Tobago and Grenada

An Historical Survey of the Island of Saint Domingo,....also a Tour through...Barbadoes, St. Vincent. Antigua, Tobago and Grenada

By: Edwards, Bryan

Price: £275.00

Publisher: London, John Stockdale: 1801

Seller ID: 002362


quarto (10.5 by 8.3 inches) illustrated with a portrait of Edwards, a large folding map of Saint Domingo, a map of Tobago and 3 engraved plates, bound in old brown half calf, cloth sides, marbled end-papers, folding map with short neat repair, spine label slightly chipped, covers marked, portrait, the three engraved plates and the last few text leaves with some damp marking. First published in 1797 this is the second edition of 1801 but note that the folding map by Stoc... View more info

Image for Ceylon in 1893 describing the progress of the island since  1803

Ceylon in 1893 describing the progress of the island since 1803

By: Ferguson, John

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, John Haddon: 1893

Seller ID: 003520


first and only edition, octavo (20.5 by 13 cms) ttext of 482 pages plus index, well-illustrated with many text and full-page woodcuts including a large folding one showing the peoples, European and native, of Ceylon, covers dull, slight lean, spine ends rubbed, lacks the folding map, rear inner hinge cracked with webbing showing but sound and firm, contents clean and sound-no internal marks or signatures £48.00 View more info

Savage Habits and Customs

By: Greenwood, James

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, S O Beeton: 1865

Seller ID: 002840


the second series of the two-volume 'Curiosities of Savage Life' and complete in itself. Medium octavo (8.5 by 5.4 inches) illustrated with 1 tinted and 5 coloured plates and many text engravings, text of 418 pages, original purple cloth, gilt, all edges gilt. Covers well used. faded and shaky but holding firm, a little light foxing to title page otherwise contents clean. The book deals with the life and habits of some of the native peoples of North America, Australasia... View more info

In Ghostly Japan

By: Hearn, Lafcadio

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, And Company: 1911

Seller ID: 003272


octavo (19 by 13 cms) a bright clean copy in the original blue cloth, gilt titles, text of 241 pages,illustrated with a frontispiece, signature and date on front end-paper £22.00 View more info

Italian Journeys

By: Howells, W D (illustrated by Joseph Pennell)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann: 1901

Seller ID: 003435


square octavo (21 by 15.5 cms) text of 292 pages illustrated with 103 illustrations by Joseph Pennell including 10 etched plates of views, all with tissue guards, original buckram, top edge gilt, a few small white specks on the front cover otherwise a very clean and sound copy, no internal marks or signatures £18.00 View more info

The Quakers in the American Colonies

By: Jones, Rufus M

Price: £26.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1911

Seller ID: 003844


thick octavo (22.5 by 14 cms) text of 580 pages plus index, illustrated with 4 folding maps, original blue cloth, spine dull, signature and date on front end-paper otherwise a very clean and sound copy. £26.00 View more info