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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 fly leaves. Rare.£28.00 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. View more info

India: Kashmiri Gate (antique photo)

By: N/A

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Delhi, 1880

Seller ID: 004062


this large photograph shows Kashmiri Gate Delhi, overall size 21 by 28.5 cms (8.5 by 11.4 inches) It's in nice clean condition. It's undated but is circa 1880. Note that it is a photograph, not a print from a book or other publication. £28.00 View more info

La Vie et les Paysages en Egypte. etudes en heliotypes Tirees d'apres nature

By: N/A

Price: £48.00

Publisher: Zurich, Photoglob Co: 1880

Seller ID: 004201


this is the text part only which accompanies the series of 30 folio plates of scenes in Egypt. Overall size 37 by 46 cms (14.5 by 18inches) text of 32 pages in the original wrappers, some faint brown marks to the covers otherwise very clean and complete, contents unmarked £48.00 View more info

America: Pinnock's Catechism Of The History Of America containing an account of the United States, the West Indies and British Posessions in North America

By: N/A

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, G & W B Whittaker: 1823

Seller ID: 004339


small octavo 14 by 9 cms ( 5.5 by 3.5 inches) This rare work was published by William Pinnock in his Catechism series of educational works for children.Text of 72 pages including a letterpress title page, illustrated with a portrait of Washington and a vignette title page. Third edition Many titles were published in the series and some ran to several editions but, given their ephemeral nature they are now rare. Note that this is Part 2 (of 2) the first part being concerned with Columbus and the discovery of America. Each part is complete in itself. It lacks the paper covers but the book bloc... View more info

The Black Panther Of Sivanipalli And Other Adventures Of The Indian Jungle

By: Anderson, Kenneth

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004137


Octavo 22.5 by 14.5 cms. (8.75 by 5.75 inches) with text of 247 pages including the dedication, introduction and contents. With a black and white frontispiece of the author and a further 4 pages of illustrations plus 2 maps. Black cloth boards, slight toning to free end papers, overall very good clean condition. 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

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Ingenious and Diverting Letters of a Lady's Travels into Spain....

By: Aulnoy, Marie Catherine

Price: £32.00

Publisher: London, E Bell, J Darly etc: 1722

Seller ID: 004277


volume 2 (of 2) only small octavo 17 by 10 cms (6.8 by 4 inches) text of 297 pages with an engraved frontispiece, bound in old full panelled calf, lettering label missing, joints cracked but binding sound and firm, some scuffing to covers, contents very clean and complete. The ninth edition. View more info

From Shikar & Safari A Big Game Anthology

By: Baxter E H edits

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004141


Octavo 22.5 by 15 cms. (8.75 by 6 inches) with 10 pages of prelims. including a half title, preface and contents, plus text of 290 pages.Tan cloth covers with some fraying to the spine, a couple of pages with very minor foxing overall very good condition. 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

On Jungle Trails

By: Buck, Frank

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London, George G Harrap: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004139


Octavo 20.5 by 15 cms. (8.25 by 6 inches) With a black and white frontispiece of the author and a further 21 illustrations and a map. Text of 254 pages including the half title, the foreword and contents. Tan cloth boards, free end papers slightly toned, and feint stain to rear end paper, otherwise good clean condition. View more info

Kulu. The end of the habitable world

By: Chetwode, Penelope

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1972

Seller ID: 004038


first and only edition, octavo 22 by 14 cms (8.8 by 5.6 inches) text of 233 pages inlcuding index, well illustrated with black and white photographs and a double-page map, fine copy in unclipped dust wrapper-no internal marks or inscriptions. £22.00 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

The Panama Canal and its Makers

By: Cornish, Vaughan

Price: £28.00

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. View more info

Singapore Patrol

By: Dixon, Alec

Price: £29.00

Publisher: London, Georger G Harrap: 1935

Seller ID: 004033


octavo 22.5 by 14 cms, text of 270 pages, illustrated with a map and 8 plates, original cloth, front end-paper removed, nicks to spine head and tail, one page with a very small tear in the text £29.00 View more info

(Reading Mass. USA) Proceedings 250th Anniversary Of The Ancient Town of Redding.... (Mass:)

By: Eaton Will Everett

Price: £68.00

Publisher: Reading, Mass:, Loring & Twombly: 1896

Seller ID: 004243


small folio 33 by 24 cms. (13 by 9.6 inches) This well-illustrated and detailed history runs to 398 pages and is profusely illustrated with photographs, some full-page. It's bound in the original covers with a later matching spine, unlettered. The book covers the towns of Reading, Wakefield and North Reading in Massachusetts USA and was edited by Chester W Eaton and Warren E Eaton and compiled by Will Everett Eaton. There is a lengthy inscription by Chester W Eaton on the front fly-leaf. A very clean copy-no internal marks-firm and sound in the bit .There is a small nick in the blank lower m... View more info

Spiderland

By: Ellis, John

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004140


Octavo 19.5 by 13.5 cms. (7.75 by 5.25 inches) With a colour frontispiece and numerous black and white illustrations. Text of 108 pages plus 12 pages prelims (preface, list of plates and introduction) Dark blue cloth boards, no inscriptions, some foxing. View more info

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The Prehistoric Tombs of Knossos bound with: The Tomb of the Double Axes

By: Evans, Sir Arthur J

Price: £110.00

Publisher: London, 1905

Seller ID: 004249


this volume contain two long articles by Sir Arthur Evans. the first on Prehistoric Tombs has text of 172 pages and is profusely illustrated with photos, drawings and 13 plates of which 5 are folding. The second article, issued in 1913, has 94 pages with many text photos and drawings including 14 full-page illustrations plus 8 plates, including 1 coloured, and 5 folding.The two works bound together in black cloth with white lettering to the spine.. Sir Arthur was a prominent archaeolgist whose most famous discovery was the Palace of Knossos on Crete. A rare and unusual work containing two imp... View more info

Life Among The Pathans (Khattans)

By: Goodwin, Buster

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Essex, Privately Published: 1969

Seller ID: 004109


octavo 21.5 by 14 cms. (8.5 by 5.5 inches) text of 154 pages, illustrated with a sketch map and 6 pages of photographs, original limp covers, a nice clean copy of the privately published first edition £25.00 View more info