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1698 Nouveau Voyage d'un PAis plus Grand que L'Europe Louis Hennepin First
1698 Nouveau Voyage d'un PAis plus Grand que L'Europe Louis Hennepin First

Price: £3,600.00

A first edition of this work by Louis Hennepin.With three engraved plates and one folding map. Lacking one plate and one map as is quite common - may have been bound without it.Printed in original French.Louis Hennepin was a catholic...

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1708 Voyage De Messieurs Bachaumont Et La Chapelle In French Scarce
1708 Voyage De Messieurs Bachaumont Et La Chapelle In French Scarce

Price: £375.00

Voyage de messieurs Bachaumont et La Chapelle is a scarce early 18th century edition of travel writing in verse and prose. Including the poems by the Knight of Cailly, descriptions of the campaigns against the Spanish...

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1743 Voyages de Mons. Shaw vol.1 FRENCH First
1743 Voyages de Mons. Shaw vol.1 FRENCH First

Price: £839.99

Volume one of a scarce french translation of Thomas Shaw's greatest work First French Edition Volume One only of two containing most of the plates for the whole work. The complete work fetches around 3000. Translated from the...

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1765 A Journal or Historical account of the Life Travels Sufferings George Fox
1765 A Journal or Historical account of the Life Travels Sufferings George Fox

Price: £220.00

The third edition of George Fox's famous Journal. The Journal was first published in 1694 and was edited by Thomas Ellwood with a preface by William Penn. The Journal follows Fox's tours through North America, the Low Countries...

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1769 George Anson A Voyage Round the World Fourteenth Edition
1769 George Anson A Voyage Round the World Fourteenth Edition

Price: £650.00

A fourteenth edition of Anson's A Voyage Round the World In the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV.Admiral of the Fleet George Anson, 1st Baron Anson PC, FRS, RN (1697 1762) was a British admiral and a wealthy aristocrat, noted for his...

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1774 2vols A Tour Through Sicily and Malta William Beckford P Brydone Third Edition Scarce
1774 2vols A Tour Through Sicily and Malta William Beckford P Brydone Third Edition Scarce

Price: £395.00

The third edition of this eighteenth century work reflecting on travels through Sicily and Malta. Scarce in any edition. These letters are written regarding the tour of Sicily and Malta during...

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1785 The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson James Boswell 1st
1785 The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson James Boswell 1st

Price: £600.00

One of James Boswell's major works.This travel journal follows Boswell's journey through the highlands and western islands of Scotland with his friend Samuel Johnson. This is the first edition, second state of this work. With leaves...

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1787 The Gentleman's Guide in His Tour Through France Map Post Roads Ninth Ed
1787 The Gentleman's Guide in His Tour Through France Map Post Roads Ninth Ed

Price: £370.00

A travel work from the eighteenth century.This work discusses Philip Playstowe's travels on his tour through France.The ninth edition of this work.With folding map bound to the start of the work.This edition also includes additions...

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1790 2 Vols Voyage dans les Montagnes de l'Ecosse
1790 2 Vols Voyage dans les Montagnes de l'Ecosse

Price: £390.00

The first French edition of Voyage dans les Montagnes de l'Ecosse by John Knox. Bound in the rare original publisher's boards. The text of this work is in French. John Knox, 1720 - 1790, was a bookseller and "economic improver"....

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1794 Paterson's A New and Accurate Description of the Direct Roads in England
1794 Paterson's A New and Accurate Description of the Direct Roads in England

Price: £50.00

A copy of this book on the Direct and Principal Cross Roads in England and Wales.By Daniel Paterson, Assistant to the Quarter-Master-General of his Majesty's Forces.The Whole on a Plan entirely New, and far preferable to any Work of...

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1794 The Rhine or a Journey From Utracht to Francfort T Cogan Volume II Illus
1794 The Rhine or a Journey From Utracht to Francfort T Cogan Volume II Illus

Price: £275.00

The second volume of this fascinating and scarce travel work.Volume II only, lacking volume I.Illustrated with numerous fascinating plates throughout. Lacking the 'Bingen', 'Pfalz', 'Oberwezel', 'Hammerstein', 'Lintz', 'Seven Mountains'...

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1797 4vol Travels Through Germany Switzerland Italy Sicily Second Ed T Holcroft
1797 4vol Travels Through Germany Switzerland Italy Sicily Second Ed T Holcroft

Price: £1,100.00

A scarce and beautifully preserved eighteenth century travel work, being the letters of German poet, lawyer and translator Friedrich Leopold Graf zu Stolberg-Stolberg. Profusely illustrated, with folding a map and engraved...

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1801 AFRICA Morocco Sahara DAMBERGER Taurinius Dublin
1801 AFRICA Morocco Sahara DAMBERGER Taurinius Dublin

Price: £474.00

One of the first editions in English of the incredible fabricated African travel narratives from the gentleman known as Zacharias Taurinius. A scarce Dublin imprint. In Two Volumes, Complete. Bound as One. With a fold-out...

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1801 An Account of Travels into the Interior of Southern Africa 1797 1798 J Barrow
1801 An Account of Travels into the Interior of Southern Africa 1797 1798 J Barrow

Price: £335.00

A fascinating early nineteenth century account of travels in South Africa undertaken by John Barrow in the years 1797 and 1798. An uncommon work. With a large folding map to the start of the work. The first edition of this piece...

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1801 Richard Warner Excursions From Bath Travel Guide With In Text Maps
1801 Richard Warner Excursions From Bath Travel Guide With In Text Maps

Price: £100.00

A uncommon early Nineteenth Century volume on Bath and the surrounding areas.With various in-text maps, the work details the excursions that can be taken in the area, and a copy of the work was said to be owned by Jane Austen, according...

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1805 A Voyage Round the World John Turnbull Scarce Pacific Ocean Port Jackson
1805 A Voyage Round the World John Turnbull Scarce Pacific Ocean Port Jackson

Price: £295.00

An abridged issue of this travelogue from John Turnbull about his time spent travelling the Pacific in the early nineteenth century. Reprinted as Number 7 in, a Collection of Modern and Contemporary Voyages and Travels.

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1806 Travels in Hanover During the Years 1803 and 1803 MOB Mangourit
1806 Travels in Hanover During the Years 1803 and 1803 MOB Mangourit

Price: £65.00

A travel diary from Michel Mangourit, detailing his travels in Germany at the start of the nineteenth century.Fist English edition.

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1807 4vol Travels Through Italy Augustus Von Kotzebue New Edition
1807 4vol Travels Through Italy Augustus Von Kotzebue New Edition

Price: £850.00

A complete four volume set of this interesting travel work, uniformly bound in green cloth. A new edition, revised. Complete in four volumes. First published in English a year earlier, in...

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1808 5vols London Being an Accurate History and Description by David Hughson
1808 5vols London Being an Accurate History and Description by David Hughson

Price: £375.00

A set of London and its Neighbourhood by David Hughson.Five of the complete six volumes.Collated complete in themselves.The set consists of volumes I, III, IV, V, V and VI, and is missing volume II.With black and white illustrations...

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1809-11 3v Voyages INDIA Red Sea EGYPT First VALENTIA
1809-11 3v Voyages INDIA Red Sea EGYPT First VALENTIA

Price: £1,194.00

Two volumes from the first edition of Annesley and Salt's extensive voyages to Asia and Africa, with engraved plates and maps, and supplemented with the volume of plates from the second edition. With plates by Henry Salt. With...

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1812 Travels Between 1765 and 1773 Through Part of Africa Egypt and Arabia into Abyssinia James Bruc
1812 Travels Between 1765 and 1773 Through Part of Africa Egypt and Arabia into Abyssinia James Bruc

Price: £150.00

An account of the travels of James Bruce to discover the source of the Nile, in the eighteenth century. Illustrated throughout with eleven engravings. James Bruce was a traveller and writer,...

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1813 Germany Translated from the French Baroness Stael Holstein Part The Third
1813 Germany Translated from the French Baroness Stael Holstein Part The Third

Price: £200.00

An account and reflection of Germaine de Stael's German travels.Translated from the original French into English.The third volume only, lacking volumes I and II.With the bookplate of William Botfield to the front pastedown.Anne Louise...

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1814 6vols British Tourists or Travellers Companion William Mavor Illustrated
1814 6vols British Tourists or Travellers Companion William Mavor Illustrated

Price: £450.00

The complete six volumes of William Mavor's educational travel work.With a folding map frontispiece to volumes I, II, III, IV and VI as called for.Collated, complete.The third edition of this work, 'improved and much enlarged'.These...

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1815 2vol The Observant Pedestrian Mounted or a Donkey Tour to Brighton Travel
1815 2vol The Observant Pedestrian Mounted or a Donkey Tour to Brighton Travel

Price: £400.00

Two volumes of this comic novel.The first two volumes only, lacking the final volume.The author of this work is unknown, it states to title page that it is the author of The Mystic Cottager, Observant Pedestrian, Montrose, Splendid...

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1815 4vol A Classical Tour Through Italy MDCCCII Rev John Chetwode Eustace
1815 4vol A Classical Tour Through Italy MDCCCII Rev John Chetwode Eustace

Price: £275.00

A popular nineteenth century account of Reverend John Chetwode Eustace's travels in Italy. This work became a standard handbook for classical tourists and is illustrated with plans of churches he visited during this trip....

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1815 Travels in South Africa Undertaken Missionary Society John Campbell 1st
1815 Travels in South Africa Undertaken Missionary Society John Campbell 1st

Price: £1,400.00

A comprehensive and fascinating work on missionary John Campbell's travels in South Africa. The first edition of this work. Campbell was heavily involved with the abolition of the slave trade.Illustrated, a frontispiece, folding map...

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1817 PICTURESQUE Tour FRANCE, Switzerland, Netherlands
1817 PICTURESQUE Tour FRANCE, Switzerland, Netherlands

Price: £79.99

A first edition of the uncommon and anonymous A Picturesque Tour through France, Switzerland, and The Netherlands. Bound in leather with gilt decoration. With four maps. Information from COPAC indicates the work was written...

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1817 Samuel Johnson Journey Western Island Scotland Remarks McNicol First Thus
1817 Samuel Johnson Journey Western Island Scotland Remarks McNicol First Thus

Price: £350.00

A scarce edition of A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland by Samuel Johnson. With Remarks on Dr. Samuel Johnson's Journey to the Hebrides; with observations on the Antiquities, Language, Genius, and Manners, of the Highlanders...

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1818 2vol Historical Account of Discoveries and Travels in Africa Hugh Murray
1818 2vol Historical Account of Discoveries and Travels in Africa Hugh Murray

Price: £230.00

The second edition of this historical work on the discoveries and travels in Africa complete in two volumes. Collated, complete with all maps. This historical work is an enlargement and completion of the Scottish orientalist John...

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1818-1821 4vol Personal Narrative Travels Equinoctial Regions A de Humboldt
1818-1821 4vol Personal Narrative Travels Equinoctial Regions A de Humboldt

Price: £4,750.00

Four very scarce, first edition volumes of this nineteenth century travel work on Venezuela, Cuba, The Andes and Mexico, in the publisher's original boards. An incredibly influential work, which inspired Charles Darwin's...

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1819 Journey To Salem Containing Description Of That Famous City By Rev Thorton
1819 Journey To Salem Containing Description Of That Famous City By Rev Thorton

Price: £69.99

A Journey To Salem: Containing a Description of that Famous City, its Customs, Laws and Privileges. The Rare Products of Immanuel's Land, and the Grand Prospects of Mount Zion. With an Account of the Many Remarkable Incidents and...

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1820 Henry Matthews The Diary of an Invalid Portugal Italy France Switzerland
1820 Henry Matthews The Diary of an Invalid Portugal Italy France Switzerland

Price: £90.00

A travel memoir, detailing the voyages of Henry Matthew as he travelled through Europe.Second edition. With errata to the rear.

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1820 The Diary of An Invalid by Henry Matthews Second Edition Travel
1820 The Diary of An Invalid by Henry Matthews Second Edition Travel

Price: £85.00

The second edition of this interesting travel work by noted traveller and judge, Henry Matthews. The second edition of the work. First published earlier the same year. With errata to the...

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1821 TRAVELS of COSMO the Third Grand Duke of TUSCANY
1821 TRAVELS of COSMO the Third Grand Duke of TUSCANY

Price: £1,025.00

A handsomely bound copy of Lorenzo Magalotti's Travels of Cosmo the Third. Bound in half crushed morocco with cloth covered boards and gilt lettering and decoration. A smart copy though ex York library with fairly discrete...

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1821-1824 2vol North-West Passage from Atlantic to Pacific Parry Explorer
1821-1824 2vol North-West Passage from Atlantic to Pacific Parry Explorer

Price: £1,500.00

Two accounts of the journeys undertaken by William Edward Parry and his crew in the Arctic. Second edition. Sir William Edward Parry (19 December 1790 8 or 9 July 1855) was an English rear-admiral and Arctic explorer, who...

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1822 2Vol Voyage de Polyclete ou Lettres Romaines Alexandre de Theis Second Ed
1822 2Vol Voyage de Polyclete ou Lettres Romaines Alexandre de Theis Second Ed

Price: £75.00

A two volume set of this work by Alexandre de Theis.The second edition. Complete in two volumes.In the original French.Alexander Theis was a French writer of novels. This work was his most successful, modelled after The Travel of the...

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1822 2vols Travels in South Africa Undertaken Rev John Campbell Missionary First Ed
1822 2vols Travels in South Africa Undertaken Rev John Campbell Missionary First Ed

Price: £1,150.00

A beautifully illustrated travel work from the nineteenth century on South Africa by missionary and traveller, John Campbell. With the bookplate of one John Ward to the recto of front endpaper, probably Reverend John Ward, Rector of...

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1823 Highways And Byways Tales Of The Roadside By A Walking Gentleman Grattan
1823 Highways And Byways Tales Of The Roadside By A Walking Gentleman Grattan

Price: £69.99

A scarce early edition of High-ways and By-Ways; Or Tales of the Roadside, Picked up in the French Province by 'A Walking Gentleman' or Thomas Colley Grattan. Dedicated to Washington Irving. Thomas Colley Grattan (1792...

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1825 3vol Grattan Highways And Byways Tales Of The Roadside Second Series First
1825 3vol Grattan Highways And Byways Tales Of The Roadside Second Series First

Price: £245.00

A scarce complete set of of High-ways and By-Ways; Or Tales of the Roadside, Picked up in the French Province Second Series by 'A Walking Gentleman' or Thomas Colley Grattan. First edition. In three volumes...

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1826 COLUMBUS Discovery of America Elizabeth Helme
1826 COLUMBUS Discovery of America Elizabeth Helme

Price: £69.99

An English translation of Campe's work on Columbus as a teaching tool for the young. Bound in quarter leather with gilt lettering. Translated into English by Elizabeth Helme. With a Rowe's bookseller's label to the front pastedown,...

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1826 Four Years in FRANCE Catholicism Henry Digby Beste
1826 Four Years in FRANCE Catholicism Henry Digby Beste

Price: £359.99

Bound in quarter leather with marble paper-covered boards. Henry Digby Beste (1768-1836) was born in Brighton and became a deacon in the Anglican church but after experiencing some spiritual doubts he converted to Catholicism and...

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1827 2vol An Account of the Natives of the Tonga Island John Martin William Mariner Folding Map
1827 2vol An Account of the Natives of the Tonga Island John Martin William Mariner Folding Map

Price: £195.00

An uncommon two volume work regarding The Tonga Islands, complete with a fascinating fold out map of the area. Uncommon. The third edition of the work. Collated complete with a folding map...

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1828 2 vols A Tour in Germany, and Some of the Southern Provinces J Russell
1828 2 vols A Tour in Germany, and Some of the Southern Provinces J Russell

Price: £90.00

Volume XXIX from the Constable's Miscellany series.Both volume I and II with illustrated title pages. Direct from the Regency library of Elizabeth Greenly, later Lady Elizabeth Coffin Greenly. Elizabeth Greenly, born at Titley...

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1831 A Journal of A Residence in Normandy by J Augustus St John Travel France
1831 A Journal of A Residence in Normandy by J Augustus St John Travel France

Price: £40.00

An early edition of this travel work on Normandy.Taken from the constable miscellany series.James Augustus St John was a British author and traveller known for his works regarding his travels in Egypt.

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1831 Leigh's Guide to Wales and Monmouthshire Illustrated Travel Guide First Ed
1831 Leigh's Guide to Wales and Monmouthshire Illustrated Travel Guide First Ed

Price: £45.00

A travel guide to Wales and Monmouthshire.The first edition of this work.With an engraved frontispiece of a view from the Menai suspension bridge. Appears to be lacking illustration of views from the Conway Bridge and is...

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1831 Voyages of the Companions of Columbus by Washington Irving With a Map
1831 Voyages of the Companions of Columbus by Washington Irving With a Map

Price: £89.99

Washington Irving's second work on Christopher Columbus. Irving's writings on Columbus are a mixture of history and fiction, a genre now called romantic history/historical fiction. Irving based them on extensive research in the...

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1832 Narrative of Discovery and Adventure in the Polar Seas and Regions Leslie
1832 Narrative of Discovery and Adventure in the Polar Seas and Regions Leslie

Price: £100.00

An illustrated work on Polar Exploration. The third edition, illustrated with vignettes in the text and a folding frontispiece map.Written and edited by Sir John Leslie, Robert JAmeson and Hugh Murray. Sir John Leslie was a Scottish...

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1833 FINDEN'S Landscape Illustration LORD BYRON Vol 1
1833 FINDEN'S Landscape Illustration LORD BYRON Vol 1

Price: £69.99

The first volume of this great accompaniment to the works of Lord Byron, with descriptive accounts of locations from his life and poetry. There are no plates present in this volume. With an Stanfield engraved title page, and J....

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1834 2vol Egypt and Mohammed Ali Travels Nile James Augustus St John First Ed
1834 2vol Egypt and Mohammed Ali Travels Nile James Augustus St John First Ed

Price: £350.00

The first edition of this scarce travel work on Egypt by British journalist, author and traveller James Augustus St John. To Volume II the pages xxii-xix have been mistakenly bound in backwards...

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1834 2vol Italy with Sketches of Spain and Portugal William Beckford First
1834 2vol Italy with Sketches of Spain and Portugal William Beckford First

Price: £550.00

A first edition of this nineteenth-century travel guide to Italy, Spain and Portugal. William Thomas Beckford (1 October 1760 2 May 1844), usually known as William Beckford, was an English novelist, a profligate and consummately...

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1834 2vols Italy With Sketches of Spain and Portugal First Ed William Beckford
1834 2vols Italy With Sketches of Spain and Portugal First Ed William Beckford

Price: £500.00

The first edition of this nineteenth-century travel work.Complete in two volumes.This travel work is of William Beckford's journey through Italy, with some sketches of Spain and Portugal. Told through a collection of letters from...

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1834 Heath's Picturesque Annual Travelling Sketches Leitch Ritchie
1834 Heath's Picturesque Annual Travelling Sketches Leitch Ritchie

Price: £90.00

A leather bound copy of Heath's Picturesque Annual by Leitch Ritchie, illustrated throughout. The 1834 edition of Heath's Picturesque Annual. Leitch Ritchie was a Scottish novelist and journalist....

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1835 2vol Ten Years in South Africa Travel First Edition J W D Moodie Wild Sports
1835 2vol Ten Years in South Africa Travel First Edition J W D Moodie Wild Sports

Price: £1,900.00

The first edition of this nineteenth century travel work on South Africa by Scottish-born army officer, John Weddderburn Dunbar Moodie. Illustrated, with a frontispiece to both volumes. Complete in two volumes. John Wedderburn...

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1835 2vol Wanderings and Adventures in the Interior of Southern Africa A Steedman 1st
1835 2vol Wanderings and Adventures in the Interior of Southern Africa A Steedman 1st

Price: £995.00

The first edition of this work detailing nineteenth century travel in South Africa. Illustrated, with six plates and a large folding map of South Africa to volume I. Eight plates to volume II. Illustrations to this work of animals...

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1835 Narrative of the Recent Voyage of Captain Ross Arctic 1st American Ed Map
1835 Narrative of the Recent Voyage of Captain Ross Arctic 1st American Ed Map

Price: £290.00

A first American edition of this work on Arctic exploration.With a folding map frontispiece.Sir John Ross was a british naval officer and Arctic explorer. His expedition between 1829 and 1833 began as a goal to restore his reputation...

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1835 Petit Voyage Maritime Autour Du Monde P P Hennequin Scarce FIRST Travel
1835 Petit Voyage Maritime Autour Du Monde P P Hennequin Scarce FIRST Travel

Price: £395.00

A very scarce first edition of this nineteenth-century French work on travelling the world by ship. First Edition. 'Small sea voyage around the world'. In French. Featuring an illustrated frontispiece and titlepage.

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1836 2vol A Journal or Historical Account of the Life Travels George Fox Quaker
1836 2vol A Journal or Historical Account of the Life Travels George Fox Quaker

Price: £50.00

An early edition of this famous partially autobiographical 'journal' of the English Dissenter, and founder of the Religious Society of Friends, George Fox. The sixth edition of this work, being...

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1836 2vol Switzerland William Beattie William Bartlett Illustrated
1836 2vol Switzerland William Beattie William Bartlett Illustrated

Price: £220.00

William Beattie's account of his travels through Switzerland, beautifully illustrated by his friend William Henry Bartlett. This book has beautiful illustrations of the landscapes of Switzerland...

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1837 The Continental Landscape Annual of European Scenery Frederick Furguson 1st
1837 The Continental Landscape Annual of European Scenery Frederick Furguson 1st

Price: £190.00

A scarce work on European scenery.Illustrated, with a frontispiece and six plates. Collated, complete.The first edition of this work. Undated, dated using Copac.This work reflects on many scenes of Europe such as Mantua,...

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1837 W A Graah Narrative of an Expedition East Coast of Greenland First English
1837 W A Graah Narrative of an Expedition East Coast of Greenland First English

Price: £895.00

A scarce first English edition of this work on Arctic exploration.Collated: Complete with folding map of Greenland. With 16 pages of publisher's advertisements to the rear. A detailed account of the expedition of Wilhelm August Graah,...

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1838-9 2vol Incidents of Travel in Greece Turkey Russia and Poland John Stephens
1838-9 2vol Incidents of Travel in Greece Turkey Russia and Poland John Stephens

Price: £180.00

Both volumes of this fascinating travel work.Complete in two volumes.With a folding map to volume I and one vignette to each volume.Volume 1 is the fifth edition whereas volume II is a first edition. John L Stephens was an American...

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1839 2vol Letters on Egypt Edom and The Holy Land Lord Lindsay Second Ed
1839 2vol Letters on Egypt Edom and The Holy Land Lord Lindsay Second Ed

Price: £95.00

The second edition of this scarce travel work by Scottish peer Lord Alexander Lindsay. With an errata inserted to the end of each volume. The second edition of the work. Scarce. Complete...

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1840 DANIEL WHEELER Extracts Letters Journals TRAVEL
1840 DANIEL WHEELER Extracts Letters Journals TRAVEL

Price: £71.99

Hardbound volume in original brown cloth covered boards. Daniel Wheeler (1771 - 1840) was a Quaker and a missionary. Wheeler went to St Petersburg as agricultural adviser to tsar Alexander I and helped with the draining of marshes;...

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1841 2vol The Idler in France by The Countess of Blessington Travelogue Paris
1841 2vol The Idler in France by The Countess of Blessington Travelogue Paris

Price: £690.00

A very scarce first edition of this work by Marguerite Gardiner.Very collectible early female travelogue. In two volumesRather hard to find, Italy is easier but still difficult.Marguerite Gardiner, Countess of Blessington was an Irish...

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1841 Galignani's New Paris Guide France J. Hayman Binding Illustrated
1841 Galignani's New Paris Guide France J. Hayman Binding Illustrated

Price: £80.00

A profusely illustrated 1841 edition of Galignani's 'New Paris Guide'. This work contains useful information for the mid-nineteenth century traveller to France. With helpful tables of currency...

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1841 Historical and Romantic Legends of France with Illustrations
1841 Historical and Romantic Legends of France with Illustrations

Price: £59.99

A scarce volume on Historical and Romantic Legends of France.Illustrated with numerous engravings on wood.Two volumes bound as one.

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1841 The Bondmaid Bremer Home Sedgwick Tales of Ardennes H. D. Inglis Sammelband
1841 The Bondmaid Bremer Home Sedgwick Tales of Ardennes H. D. Inglis Sammelband

Price: £340.00

A sammelband of works by Frederika Bremer, Miss Sedgwick, and H. D. Inglis, nicely bound in a diced calf binding. All of these works besides 'Tales of Ardennes' are undated with no publisher...

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1842 Missionary Labours Scenes SOUTHERN AFRICA Moffat
1842 Missionary Labours Scenes SOUTHERN AFRICA Moffat

Price: £570.00

A first edition of Robert Moffat's popular account of his work as a missionary in Africa from the mid-nineteenth century. In a full calf binding, with the fold-out map and colour frontis present. With a fold-out map of Africa. With...

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1843 2vol in 1 Travels in New Zealand E Dieffenbach Geology First Ed Scarce
1843 2vol in 1 Travels in New Zealand E Dieffenbach Geology First Ed Scarce

Price: £600.00

A scarce and important early travel work on New Zealand. With five illustrations. Written by the esteemed German physician, geologist and naturalist, Johann Ernst Dieffenbach. Ernest/Ernst...

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1843 Memorial of The Royal Progress in Scotland Queen Victoria Albert Illus Bio
1843 Memorial of The Royal Progress in Scotland Queen Victoria Albert Illus Bio

Price: £170.00

A fascinating work on the royal progress in Scotland.Illustrated throughout, with a frontispiece and thirteen plates. Loosely inserted are three beautiful plates, two hand coloured. The plates are from drawings by D...

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1843 The Voyages of Captain James Cook Volume I only Illustrated Plates
1843 The Voyages of Captain James Cook Volume I only Illustrated Plates

Price: £70.00

The first volume of this work on Captain James Cook's voyages around the South Sea Islands. Being volume I of II only. Illustrated, with a frontispiece and a further seventeen plates total....

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1843 Travels in the Great Western Prairies Thomas Farnham One Volume Adventure
1843 Travels in the Great Western Prairies Thomas Farnham One Volume Adventure

Price: £400.00

This is a scarce copy of this first English edition of this American exploration work.Considered to be the best edition of this work first published in smaller format in 1841.Volume I of II.An important early account of the Oregon...

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1845 2 vol in 1 Scenes and Adventures in Spain First Edition Very Scarce Illustrated
1845 2 vol in 1 Scenes and Adventures in Spain First Edition Very Scarce Illustrated

Price: £150.00

A very scarce first edition copy of this travel work on Spain, complete in two volumes and bound in one. A fascinating work on Spain during the mid nineteenth century, with copious detailing...

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1845 African Discovery a Narrative of Travel and Adventure in Central Africa Mungo Park Scarce
1845 African Discovery a Narrative of Travel and Adventure in Central Africa Mungo Park Scarce

Price: £350.00

A delightful and important nineteenth century work on African travel, in a pocket-sized format. A scarce and unusual imprint, with little record of this edition's existence. This copy's pagination...

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1845 Eothen or Traces of Travel Brought Home From The East Second Ed Kinglake
1845 Eothen or Traces of Travel Brought Home From The East Second Ed Kinglake

Price: £90.00

The second edition of this popular work of Eastern travel.Originally published anonymously, this edition does not name Kinglake as author. Although, subsequent editions attribute authorship to him. Stated to the title page as the second...

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1845 What to Observe the Traveller's Remembrancer Colonel J. R. Jackson 2nd Ed
1845 What to Observe the Traveller's Remembrancer Colonel J. R. Jackson 2nd Ed

Price: £110.00

A scarce guide book designed to "point out to the uninitiated traveller what he should observe, and to remind the one who is well informed, of many objects which, but for a remembrancer, might escape him." Second edition. ...

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1846 Dudley Costello Tour Through The Valley Of The Meuse Illustrated Second Ed
1846 Dudley Costello Tour Through The Valley Of The Meuse Illustrated Second Ed

Price: £65.00

A scarce edition of A Tour through the Valley of the Meuse with the Legends of the Walloon Country and the Ardennes by Dudley Costello. With a colour frontispiece and colour illustrated title page and with engravings and coats...

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1846 Eothen Alexander William Kinglake Morocco Binding
1846 Eothen Alexander William Kinglake Morocco Binding

Price: £70.00

Eothen is a very popular work of Eastern travel.Originally published anonymously, this edition does not name Kinglake as author. Although, subsequent editions list him as author. Written about Kinglake's journey through Syria, Palestine...

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1846 Frances Trollope Travels And Travellers A Series Of Sketches Scarce
1846 Frances Trollope Travels And Travellers A Series Of Sketches Scarce

Price: £89.99

Travels and Travellers A Series of Sketches is a scarce travel book by Mrs. Frances Trollope, the mother of Anthony Trollope. First European edition. Frances Milton Trollope (1779 - 1863) was an English novelist and writer...

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1846 Peter Parley's Tales About the World Hand-Coloured Maps T Wilson
1846 Peter Parley's Tales About the World Hand-Coloured Maps T Wilson

Price: £140.00

A scarce collection of stories of life around the world. Illustrated with many vignettes, and two hand-coloured maps of the world to the front. Including stories from Europe, Asia, Africa, America and Australia. Samuel Griswold Goodrich...

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1846 The Zincali Gypsies of Spain Romani George Borrow Leather Binding
1846 The Zincali Gypsies of Spain Romani George Borrow Leather Binding

Price: £110.00

A nicely bound copy of the travel writer George Borrow's work on the Romani people in Spain. 'The Zincali' is a work about the Romani people, especially in Spain, documenting George Borrow's...

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1848 Early Travels in Palestine by Thomas Wright First Edition
1848 Early Travels in Palestine by Thomas Wright First Edition

Price: £34.99

A first edition of this travel book on Palestine, edited, with notes, by Thomas Wright. From the antiquarian library of Bohn. With a frontispiece of a map of Jerusalem.

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1848 TERRY Scenes and Thoughts in Foreign Lands first edition
1848 TERRY Scenes and Thoughts in Foreign Lands first edition

Price: £110.00

A handsome Victorian pocket edition detailing a fascinating voyage across the world.This journal of far-flung travel is a beautifully-written testament to the wonders of the wider world, and is brimming with fascinating minutiae...

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1848 TERRY Scenes and Thoughts in Foreign Lands first edition Pickering
1848 TERRY Scenes and Thoughts in Foreign Lands first edition Pickering

Price: £150.00

A handsome Victorian pocket edition detailing a fascinating voyage across the world.This journal of far-flung travel is a beautifully-written testament to the wonders of the wider world, and is brimming with fascinating minutiae...

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1850 2vols Wanderings of a Pilgrim in Search of the Picturesque Zenana Illus Fanny Parks Scarce
1850 2vols Wanderings of a Pilgrim in Search of the Picturesque Zenana Illus Fanny Parks Scarce

Price: £695.00

The first edition of this comprehensive and uncommon travelogue on Fanny Parke's twenty-three years spent in India at the start of the nineteenth century. Scarce in the original cloth. The...

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1850 Cape of Good Hope Joseph S Christopher Scarce First Edition Folding Maps
1850 Cape of Good Hope Joseph S Christopher Scarce First Edition Folding Maps

Price: £350.00

The very scarce first edition of this work on the settlements on the Cape of Good Hope. With folding map of the Cape, frontispiece and one other plate, as well as numerous vignette illustrations (collated complete). With chapters...

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1850 Charles Dickens American Notes General Circulation Victorian Travelogue
1850 Charles Dickens American Notes General Circulation Victorian Travelogue

Price: £125.00

A copy of Charles Dickens' American Notes.The first cheap edition of Charles Dickens' American Notes.Written during the author's trip to North America in 1842, the book features him acting as a critical observer of North...

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1850 Foreign Reminiscences Henry Richard Lord Holland Henry Edward Lord Holland
1850 Foreign Reminiscences Henry Richard Lord Holland Henry Edward Lord Holland

Price: £75.00

A memoir of foreign politics by Henry Richard Lord Holland.Folding facsimile letter to the Appendix regarding letter referred to on pages 348 and 211. Edited by Holland's son, Henry Edward Lord Holland.Foreign Reminiscences is known...

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1850 Voyages ZIGZAG Excursions PENSIONNAT TOPFFER
1850 Voyages ZIGZAG Excursions PENSIONNAT TOPFFER

Price: £69.99

An entertaining and lavishly illustrated French travel narrative. Third Edition. Travel in zigzag: or, a boarding trips on holiday in the Swiss townships and the Italian side of the Alps. With an additional illustrated title and...

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1851 2vol Tales of the Mountains William Platt Pickering First Edition Scarce
1851 2vol Tales of the Mountains William Platt Pickering First Edition Scarce

Price: £450.00

The scarce first edition of this anonymously published account of travels in Belgium. Signed, 'With the publisher's comps.' to half-title. Bookplate of Bernard Warrington to front pastedown. Complete in two volumes....

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1851 The Roman Wall John Bruce Collingwood Lower Isthmus Folding Maps
1851 The Roman Wall John Bruce Collingwood Lower Isthmus Folding Maps

Price: £290.00

A history of Hadrian's Wall, and its place in British history. Illustrated with sixty-five plates (collated, missing one), and numerous folding plates. Including chapters on The Military Way, Chesterholm, Naworth Castle and many others....

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1851-2 3volsin1 Travellers Library Laings Norway Wellington Bio Carlisle Lecture
1851-2 3volsin1 Travellers Library Laings Norway Wellington Bio Carlisle Lecture

Price: £80.00

A collection of three works bound as a handy travel companion.The titles found in this volume differ in subject, one is a travel writing, another a biography and the third a lecture.The first work is Samuel Laing's Journey of a Residence...

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1852 2Vol John MacGillivray Voyage of the Rattlesnake Scarce 1st Australia Illus
1852 2Vol John MacGillivray Voyage of the Rattlesnake Scarce 1st Australia Illus

Price: £3,400.00

A scarce first edition of this travel narrative on the discovery of New Guinea between 1846-1850.Very rare and even harder to findcomplete as here. Collated: Complete. With a frontispiece to each volume, eleven plates...

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1852 2Vols A Faggot of French Sticks Francis Bond Head Decorative Binding
1852 2Vols A Faggot of French Sticks Francis Bond Head Decorative Binding

Price: £120.00

A two volume set of Francis Bond Head's notes on his time staying in Paris, during which he desired to experience Paris as a true Parisian, rather than a tourist. Complete in two volumes. In...

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1852 Pictures of Sweden Hans Christian Andersen Second Edition Very Scarce
1852 Pictures of Sweden Hans Christian Andersen Second Edition Very Scarce

Price: £150.00

A very scarce second edition of 'Hans Christian Andersen's 'Pictures of Sweden'. Although primarily known for his fairy tales, the Danish author Hans Christian Andersen was a renowned writer...

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1853 Old England And New England By A Bunn Colour Lithograph Frontispiece First
1853 Old England And New England By A Bunn Colour Lithograph Frontispiece First

Price: £99.99

Old England and New England In a Series of Views Taken on the Spot is a description of Bunn's tour of America, during which he visited Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Washington and Buffalo, and chapters on the the American...

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1853 The Lisbon Guide Or An Historical Descriptive View Quarter Morocco
1853 The Lisbon Guide Or An Historical Descriptive View Quarter Morocco

Price: £230.00

A scarce 19th century guide to historical Lisbon, with ten engraved plates.The work was explicitly intended as a concise and accurate handbook for travellers. It begins with a 'Historical Sketch', which charts the city's past...

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1854 3vol Thomas Chandler Haliburton Americans At Home Author Presentation First
1854 3vol Thomas Chandler Haliburton Americans At Home Author Presentation First

Price: £475.00

An author's presentation copy of a very scarce complete set of The Americans at Home; Or, Byeways, Backwood, and Prairies signed to front free endpapers to all. Edited by Thomas Chandler Haliburton. First edition. In three...

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1854 Diary of a Visit to England in 1775 T. Campbell S. Raymond 1st Scarce
1854 Diary of a Visit to England in 1775 T. Campbell S. Raymond 1st Scarce

Price: £1,500.00

The extremely scarce first edition of these travel diaries by Thomas Campbell, documenting his 1775 trip to England. Not seen at auction since 2010. The first edition of this work. Thomas Campbell...

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1855 Our Journal A Gathering From Notes and Letters... A Residence in Germany
1855 Our Journal A Gathering From Notes and Letters... A Residence in Germany

Price: £350.00

A travelogue of a journey undertaken to Germany.This is an extremely scarce and interesting work. There are no copies on Copac or Worldcat.Author of this work is unknown.The work describes a trip undertaken by a group of people from...

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1855 The Lands of the Messiah Mahomet and The Pope John Aiton Third Ed
1855 The Lands of the Messiah Mahomet and The Pope John Aiton Third Ed

Price: £95.00

A beautifully illustrated travelogue of John Aiton's visits to several holy locations. With plates from drawings by Turner, Roberts, Harding and more. The third edition of this work. In a half...

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1857 Crescent and the Cross Romance and Realities of Eastern Travel Warburton
1857 Crescent and the Cross Romance and Realities of Eastern Travel Warburton

Price: £115.00

The thirteenth edition of this travel work by Eliot Warburton.With an illustrated frontispiece and a further fourteen illustrations comprising of a plate and vignettes.Eliot Warburton was an Irish traveller and novelist. The Crescent...

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1857 Lettres Sur Le Nord X Marmier Danemark Suede Norvege Laponie Spitzberg
1857 Lettres Sur Le Nord X Marmier Danemark Suede Norvege Laponie Spitzberg

Price: £42.00

A scarce collection of letters on the Scandinavian countries. The work begins in the Mecklembourg region of northern Germany, with reference ot the French write Antoine de Latour, then travel through Copenhagen, Sweden, Le Dovre Field,...

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1857 Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa David Livingstone 1st Ed
1857 Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa David Livingstone 1st Ed

Price: £480.00

A first edition of one of the most famous exploration books in history, by the medical missionary and explorer, David Livingstone. Second impression with eight pages of the original publishers' advertisements dated November...

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1857 The Treasury of Geography Samuel Maunder William Hughes Illustrated
1857 The Treasury of Geography Samuel Maunder William Hughes Illustrated

Price: £40.00

A leather bound volume of this geographical works, featuring every country in the world. A comprehensive geographical works on the history, politics and landscapes of every country in the world, at it was in the 19th century. Designed...

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1859 2vol Ceylon An Account of the Island Sir James Emerson Illustrated Maps
1859 2vol Ceylon An Account of the Island Sir James Emerson Illustrated Maps

Price: £875.00

A work on Ceylon, now known as Ceylon. Frontispiece and three maps (one folding) to volume I. Frontispiece and one folding map to volume II. Collated, complete.The first edition of this work. A thorough work, written by James...

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1859 Narrative of the Discovery of the Fate of Sir John Franklin McClintock Map
1859 Narrative of the Discovery of the Fate of Sir John Franklin McClintock Map

Price: £400.00

A first edition of this important work on the fate of John Franklin's polar expedition.Complete with four maps and fifteen plates. With folding map in a pocket to the rear in uncommonly good

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1859 The Scouring Of The White Horse Thomas Hughes Illustrated 1st Edition
1859 The Scouring Of The White Horse Thomas Hughes Illustrated 1st Edition

Price: £45.00

A handsome first edition, written by the author of Tom Brown's School Days.A combined book on travel and regional history. With a large section on King Alfred and traditions of the time; including celebrations and athletic contests. ...

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1860 Lives of Missionaries Hans Egede Matthew Stach Memoir Greenland
1860 Lives of Missionaries Hans Egede Matthew Stach Memoir Greenland

Price: £90.00

A scarce edition documenting the lives of two 17th century missionaries, Matthew Stach and Hans Egede and their work across Greenland. Hans (John) Egede (1686 - 1758) was a Dano-Norwegian Lutheran missionary who was crowned...

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1860 Practical Remarks Upon the Principle of Rating Railway Charles Penford
1860 Practical Remarks Upon the Principle of Rating Railway Charles Penford

Price: £160.00

A scarce text 'In which is explained the impracticality of following judgements of the Court of the Queen's Bench.' Fourth edition, entirely re-written. With a fold out diagrams. Author's presentation copy dated May 1862.

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1860 The Arctic Regions and Polar Discoveries P L Simmonds Scarce First Thus
1860 The Arctic Regions and Polar Discoveries P L Simmonds Scarce First Thus

Price: £98.00

An interesting work on 19th century polar exploration.With publisher's advertisements to the front and rear, as well as an illustrated title page and frontispiece.The ninth edition of Simmonds' work on arctic exploration with particular...

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1861 A Popular Account of Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa David Livingstone Illus
1861 A Popular Account of Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa David Livingstone Illus

Price: £70.00

David Livingstone's account of his travels and research in South Africa. A hero to the Victorian people for his missionary work and expedition’s, David Livingstone spent most of his life...

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1861 Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa Paul B Du Chaillu
1861 Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa Paul B Du Chaillu

Price: £220.00

A mid-nineteenth century work regarding the exploration and development of equatorial Africa, from the perspective of French-American traveller, Paul Belloni Du Chaillu. The second edition of this work, issued two months after the...

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1861 Explorations in Equatorial Africa Paul Du Chaillu First Edition Signed
1861 Explorations in Equatorial Africa Paul Du Chaillu First Edition Signed

Price: £750.00

A fascinating first edition of this important work by the anthropologist and traveller Paul Belloni du Chaillu. He became famous in the 1860s as the first modern outsider to confirm the existence of gorillas - introducing a...

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1861 Gooroo Simple by Alfred Crowquill Illustrated Coloured Frontispiece
1861 Gooroo Simple by Alfred Crowquill Illustrated Coloured Frontispiece

Price: £45.00

A charmingly illustrated collection of the English translation of these Tamil stories. With a charming coloured frontispiece and many charming in text vignettes. Alfred Henry Forrester, often...

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1861 Travels in Great Britain by Dosabhoy Framjee Scarce Plates Dosabhai Framji
1861 Travels in Great Britain by Dosabhoy Framjee Scarce Plates Dosabhai Framji

Price: £290.00

A scarce edition of this work by Dosabhai Framji Karaka.Written in Gujarati with an English preface.Signed "With the Author's Best Respects"With 28 plates and a portrait frontispiece.Dosabhai Framji Karaka was an Indian newspaper editor...

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1861-1862 3 Vol All Around the World an Illustrated Record W. F. Ainsworth
1861-1862 3 Vol All Around the World an Illustrated Record W. F. Ainsworth

Price: £395.00

A scarce three volume collection of travel works, depicting sights around the globe through tales and illustrations. Illustrated throughout each volume, with numerous engraved plates. Featuring two double paged maps to volume one,...

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1862 2vol Anthony Trollope North America Foldout Map To Front First Edition
1862 2vol Anthony Trollope North America Foldout Map To Front First Edition

Price: £420.00

An early edition of North America, the second travel book of Anthony Trollope, written during the time of the American Civil War. Illustrated a foldout map of North America to frontispiece. First edition. Trollope writes...

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1862 Kangaroo Land Rev Arthur Polehampton Scarce Australia Travel Illus First
1862 Kangaroo Land Rev Arthur Polehampton Scarce Australia Travel Illus First

Price: £180.00

A scarce first edition of this novel set in early Australia.First Edition.With a frontispiece and a title page vignette.An interesting novel set against the backdrop of nineteenth century Australia and the difficulties of...

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1863 Greenwood Curiosities Of Savage Life First Series Colour Plates First Ed
1863 Greenwood Curiosities Of Savage Life First Series Colour Plates First Ed

Price: £125.00

A relatively scarce edition of the first series of Curiosities of Savage Life by James Greenwood, illustrated with nine coloured illustrated from watercolour drawings by F. W. Keyl and R. Huttula and numerous woodcuts throughout. First...

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1863 Oeuvres de Lamartine Nouveau Voyage En Orient Vol 33
1863 Oeuvres de Lamartine Nouveau Voyage En Orient Vol 33

Price: £30.00

This is a volume from the complete works of Alphonse de Lamartine.Printed in French. Volume 33 of 41.Alphonse de Lamartine was a French writer, poet and politician who was instrumental in the foundation of the second republic.

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1863 The Andaman Islanders by Frederic Mouat Very Scarce Folding Map
1863 The Andaman Islanders by Frederic Mouat Very Scarce Folding Map

Price: £875.00

The first edition of this extremely scarce travel work, complete with four plates and a fold out map. The first edition. Collated complete with four monochrome plates and one fold out map...

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1863 Voyage Illustre Dans Les Deux Mondes F Mornand J Vilbort Illus
1863 Voyage Illustre Dans Les Deux Mondes F Mornand J Vilbort Illus

Price: £130.00

A beautifully illustrated ‘journey’ around the world, journaling England, Holland, Belgium, and many other places. In the original French. ‘Voyage Illustre dans les Deux Mondes’...

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1864 In Spain Hans Christian Andersen Translated by Mrs Bushby Travelogue Work
1864 In Spain Hans Christian Andersen Translated by Mrs Bushby Travelogue Work

Price: £150.00

An English translation of this travelogue.Translated from the original Danish into English by Mrs Bushby.In Spain is one of Hans Christian Andersen's many travelogues and travel writings. Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish...

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1864 Le Tour Du Monde Nouveau Journal Des Voyages Edouard Charton Illustrated
1864 Le Tour Du Monde Nouveau Journal Des Voyages Edouard Charton Illustrated

Price: £90.00

A copy of this extensively illustrated world travel journal.Second semester, of the complete four volumes.With black and white engraved plates and vignette illustrations throughout, by numerous artists.

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1864 Voyage Dans Le NORD Du BRESIL Yves D'Evreux Scarce First
1864 Voyage Dans Le NORD Du BRESIL Yves D'Evreux Scarce First

Price: £890.00

An extremely scarce first edition of this fascinating work about seventeeth century travel in Brazil. Last seen at auction in 1978. In French. 'Published after the unique copy preserved in the Bibliotheque Imperiale of Paris',...

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1866 Land of Israel Travels in Palestine Tristram Folding Maps Coloured Plates
1866 Land of Israel Travels in Palestine Tristram Folding Maps Coloured Plates

Price: £135.00

A thoroughly illustrated account of the physical aspects of Israel, written by H. B. Tristram. 'The Land of Israel' is an intricate account of the physical aspects of 'The Holy Land', detailing...

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1867 A Trip to the Tropics Illustrated Marquis of Lorne FIRST EDITION
1867 A Trip to the Tropics Illustrated Marquis of Lorne FIRST EDITION

Price: £195.00

A first edition of this somewhat controversial travelogue, detailing the author's travels around Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba, amongst others. Containing chapters on the customs of the local people and discussions on the ethics...

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1867 Narrative Journey ABYSSINIA Henry DUFTON Second
1867 Narrative Journey ABYSSINIA Henry DUFTON Second

Price: £1,608.00

An early scarce work on Emperor Tewodros II of Ethiopia, especially concerning the imprisonment of British nationals in Ethiopia during the 1860s. With three fold-out maps. Second Edition.

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1867 Nineveh and Babylon Assyria Austen Henry Layard Illus Abridged Edition
1867 Nineveh and Babylon Assyria Austen Henry Layard Illus Abridged Edition

Price: £160.00

The first thus of this abridged account by Austen Henry Layard on his expedition to Assyria during the mid 1800s. Illustrated, with a frontispiece, folding map and numerous vignettes. First...

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1867 On Sherman's Track South After the War John H Kennaway Very Scarce First Ed
1867 On Sherman's Track South After the War John H Kennaway Very Scarce First Ed

Price: £295.00

A very scarce first edition copy of John H Kennaway work of travel writing. An interesting travel work that explores the social and political state of America in the wake of the Civil War. ...

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1868 De L'Allemagne by Madame de Stael in French with a Frontispiece
1868 De L'Allemagne by Madame de Stael in French with a Frontispiece

Price: £25.00

A travel book on Germany by Madame de Stael.Anne Louise Germaine de Stael-Holstein (22 April 1766 14 July 1817), commonly known as Madame de Stael, was a French woman of letters of Swiss origin whose lifetime overlapped with the events...

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1868 IRKDALE Or The Odd House In The Hollow Lancashire Benjamin Brierley First
1868 IRKDALE Or The Odd House In The Hollow Lancashire Benjamin Brierley First

Price: £79.99

A first edition of Brierley's humorous accounts of Lancastrian life. First Edition. Contains: Irkdale; Or, The Odd House in the Hollow and Tales and Sketches of Lancashire Life, Volume II. Tales and Sketches of Lancashire Life...

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1868 TRAVEL Wild WALES People Language Scenery BORROW
1868 TRAVEL Wild WALES People Language Scenery BORROW

Price: £270.00

George Borrow's Wild Wales: Its People, Language, and Scenery. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. With W. H. Smith's bookseller's blindstamp on the front free endpaper. "George Henry Borrow (18031881) was a writer and traveller...

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1870 Peasant Life in Sweden L Lloyd Illustrated Practices Customs First Edition
1870 Peasant Life in Sweden L Lloyd Illustrated Practices Customs First Edition

Price: £375.00

A scarce first edition of this comprehensive work on the social life and customs of Sweden.With eight full page plates.E H Llewelyn Lloyd was a Welsh amateur naturalist who lived for more than two decades in Sweden. Lloyd wrote extensively...

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1871 2vols At Last Christmas in the West Indies Charles Kingsley First Edition
1871 2vols At Last Christmas in the West Indies Charles Kingsley First Edition

Price: £130.00

The first edition of this travel memoir.Written by prolific novelist and social reformer, Charles Kingsley.Both volumes are illustrated throughout, with six plates to volume I and six plates to volume II.Numerous vignettes throughout.Complete...

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1871 Scrambles Amongst the Alps in the Years 1860-69 by Edward Whymper
1871 Scrambles Amongst the Alps in the Years 1860-69 by Edward Whymper

Price: £350.00

A travel book by Edward Whymper.With maps and illustrations.Second edition.Edward Whymper (27 April 1840 16 September 1911) was an English mountaineer, explorer, illustrator, and author best known for the first ascent of the Matterhorn...

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1872 2 Volumes Louis Veuillot Rome Pendant le Concile Quarter Morocco Gilt
1872 2 Volumes Louis Veuillot Rome Pendant le Concile Quarter Morocco Gilt

Price: £36.00

A work on Rome as it fell to the Italian army in 1870, cutting short the First Vatican Council - wherein Papal Infallibility was decreed.Pius IX convened the council in 1868 in order to define the dogma of the Catholic Church in the...

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1872 Round The World in 1870 India China Japan California South America Carlisle
1872 Round The World in 1870 India China Japan California South America Carlisle

Price: £440.00

A fascinating work on nineteenth century travel.Illustrated, with a folding map frontispiece and several further plates. A scarce work.This travel work describes Carlisle's 1870 tour in India, China, Japan, California and South...

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1872-74 2vols Picturesque America Or The Land We Live In William Cullen Bryant
1872-74 2vols Picturesque America Or The Land We Live In William Cullen Bryant

Price: £950.00

The complete two volumes of this popular travel text.A beautifully illustrated series which grew out of an earlier series in Appleton's Journal. The volumes describe and illustrate the scenery of America. The layout and concept is...

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1873 2vol A Journey Across South America Paul Marcoy Illustrated
1873 2vol A Journey Across South America Paul Marcoy Illustrated

Price: £275.00

A two volume set of travel works, charting Marcoy's travels across South America. An interesting piece of travel writing that captures the 19th century colonial attitudes of those travelling...

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1874 Australie Voyage Autour du Monde Beauvoir Illustrated Folding Map
1874 Australie Voyage Autour du Monde Beauvoir Illustrated Folding Map

Price: £110.00

A fascinating travel work on Australia by Count Ludovic de Beauvoir, a notable French traveler of the nineteenth century. Born in 1846 in Brussels to a noble family, Beauvoir left his family...

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1875 SWITZERLAND by AMERICAN CONSUL Byers First Edition
1875 SWITZERLAND by AMERICAN CONSUL Byers First Edition

Price: £245.00

A glimpse of Switzerland through the eyes of the American Consul, Major Samuel Byers. Bound in the original cloth boards, with gilt lettering. Major Samuel Hawkins Marshall Byers, 1838 - 1933, was an American soldier and author....

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1876 2vin1 My Circular Notes Illustrated Travel Works J F Campbell Bickers Bound
1876 2vin1 My Circular Notes Illustrated Travel Works J F Campbell Bickers Bound

Price: £220.00

A fascinating travel work from the late nineteenth century.First thus, with the American edition published by Macmillan earlier the same year.A collections of extracts from J F Campbell's journals and letters sent home during his 1874...

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1876 2vols White Conquest William Hepworth Dixon Tauchnitz Scarce North America
1876 2vols White Conquest William Hepworth Dixon Tauchnitz Scarce North America

Price: £125.00

A travel book written by William Hepworth Dixon on his North American journey.Complete in two volumes. Dixon writes on the politics, religion, ethnicity, education and the history of certain North American states. This book...

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1876 COACHING The Road Pitt LENNOX Travel Transport
1876 COACHING The Road Pitt LENNOX Travel Transport

Price: £444.00

An historical and anecdotal glance at the history of coaches, in a smart Hatchards fine binding, with gilt horseriding decoration to the spine. A first edition. With the armorial bookplate of David M. Ritchie to the front pastedown. Lord...

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1876 De Reis der Pandora Naar Noordpoolgewesten Beynen Arctic Scarce First Map
1876 De Reis der Pandora Naar Noordpoolgewesten Beynen Arctic Scarce First Map

Price: £195.00

A scarce first edition of this account of Arctic Exploration.In the original Dutch.With a full colour folding map to the rear.Laurens Reinhart Koolemans Beynen was a Dutch naval officer and Arctic explorer who took part in the Arctic...

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1876 Scarce The Dutch in the Arctic Seas Samuel Van Campen 1st Signed Map Arctic
1876 Scarce The Dutch in the Arctic Seas Samuel Van Campen 1st Signed Map Arctic

Price: £325.00

A scarce first edition of tthis work on the Arctic exploration of the Dutch.Though title page states 'Volume I' of two, only one volume was ever published so this work is complete.With a folding map frontispice and a chronological...

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1876 South Australia William Harcus History Production Illustrated Travel
1876 South Australia William Harcus History Production Illustrated Travel

Price: £130.00

A work on the Southern regions of Australia, illustrated with photographs throughout. A interesting piece of travel writing from the late 19th century. Offering a history on the founding...

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1877 Arctic Expeditions from British and Foregin Shores Smith Illus Volume Two Only
1877 Arctic Expeditions from British and Foregin Shores Smith Illus Volume Two Only

Price: £80.00

A comprehensive and illustrated history of Arctic expeditions by Murray Smith. Volume two only, containing parts seven to fifteen out of fifteen. 'Arctic Expeditions' is a thorough documentation...

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1877 Danish Greenland Its People and Its Products Henry Rink 1st Edition Map
1877 Danish Greenland Its People and Its Products Henry Rink 1st Edition Map

Price: £45.00

A first UK edition of this work on the history of Greenland.Illustrated throughout with 15 plates and a folding map.Hinrich Johannes Rink, called Henry in English, was a Danish geologist and pioneer of glaciology. He is...

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1879 Holidays in Eastern France M Betham-Edwards Harper's Half Hour
1879 Holidays in Eastern France M Betham-Edwards Harper's Half Hour

Price: £89.99

A pocket-sized collection of reminiscences of travels in Eastern France. Forming part of Harper's Half-Hour series. With publisher's adverts to the front and rear.

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1879 Wintering in the Riviera Notes on Travel in Italy and France William Miller Illustrated
1879 Wintering in the Riviera Notes on Travel in Italy and France William Miller Illustrated

Price: £165.00

An illustrated journal following William Miller's winter across France, Italy, and Switzerland. 'Wintering in the Riviera' travels widely across France, Italy, and Switzerland, look at life...

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1879-80 Six Semaines de Vacances Paul Poire Le Japon Villetard
1879-80 Six Semaines de Vacances Paul Poire Le Japon Villetard

Price: £59.99

Scarce first editions of these two lavishly illustrated travel narratives, bound as one. In French. With frontispiece and numerous illustrations in the text, many full page.

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1880 Die Nordpolarreisen Adolf Erik Nordenskjold's 1858 bis 1879 Lithograph Maps
1880 Die Nordpolarreisen Adolf Erik Nordenskjold's 1858 bis 1879 Lithograph Maps

Price: £295.00

A fascinating and exciting set of accounts detailing Adolf Erik Nordenskjld's various expeditions, including Spitsbergen, Greenland, Asia and to the highest northern latitude (+81 42 min) then attained in the eastern hemisphere. Written...

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1880 Les Constitutions Pays Civilises PRINCESSE Lesignano Illustrated First
1880 Les Constitutions Pays Civilises PRINCESSE Lesignano Illustrated First

Price: £270.00

A scarce copy of this wonderful collection of 'constitutions' of all the civilised countries, according to the Princess de Lesignano. Featuring a portrait frontispiece and numerous further plates to illustrate each country. Lesignano...

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1880 Six Months In the Sandwich Islands by Isabella Bird Travel Hawaii Third Ed
1880 Six Months In the Sandwich Islands by Isabella Bird Travel Hawaii Third Ed

Price: £240.00

An eloquent account of travels in the Hawaiian Archipelago. Isabella Lucy Bird (1831 1904) was a nineteenth-century English explorer, writer, and a natural historian. Bird's expedition to Hawaii (known in Europe as the Sandwich...

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1881 Colonel Gordon in Central Africa From Original Letters and Documents George Birkbeck Hill
1881 Colonel Gordon in Central Africa From Original Letters and Documents George Birkbeck Hill

Price: £50.00

Colonel Gordon's account of his time in Central Africa. Taken from the original letter and documents, and edited by George Birkbeck Hill The letter and documents of Colonel Gordon's time in...

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1881 Sinai and Palestine in Connection with Their History New Edition Arthur P Stanley
1881 Sinai and Palestine in Connection with Their History New Edition Arthur P Stanley

Price: £195.00

An historical travel work on Sinai and Palestine by Dean of Westminster, historian and Fellow of the Royal Society, Arthur Penrhyn Stanley. Beautifully illustrated with several folding maps. A New edition of this nineteenth century...

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1882 2 Vols AMERICA Revisited By George A. SALA FIRST
1882 2 Vols AMERICA Revisited By George A. SALA  FIRST

Price: £350.00

The scarce first edition of the extensively illustrated  work of George Augustus Sala, America Revisited. Here in a good leather binding and very clean internally. Bound in half leather and marbled paper-covered boards,...

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1882 The Head-Hunters of Borneo A Narrative of Travel Carl Bock Second Edition
1882 The Head-Hunters of Borneo A Narrative of Travel Carl Bock Second Edition

Price: £140.00

The second edition of this important travel work by the 19th century Norwegian explorer and government official, Carl Alfred Bock. This title traces Bock's journey in Borneo up the Mahakkam and Down the Barito as well...

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1883 Cruises in Small Yachts and Big Canoes by H Fiennes Speed Illustrated
1883 Cruises in Small Yachts and Big Canoes by H Fiennes Speed Illustrated

Price: £80.00

An uncommon copy of this travel book on Cruises in Small Yachts and Big Canoes by H. Fiennes Speed.Illustrated with numerous sketches by the crew.With fold-out maps.

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1883 F D Bridges Journal of a Lady's Travels Round the World Maps Scarce First
1883 F D Bridges Journal of a Lady's Travels Round the World Maps Scarce First

Price: £525.00

A beautifully bound first edition of this scarce work.Complete with ten full page plates and a folding map detailing the route of the work in colour.Illustrations taken from sketches by the author, of whom very little is known.In a...

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1883 Some Impressions of the United States Travel Society
1883 Some Impressions of the United States Travel Society

Price: £28.00

Freeman's account of his experiences of America, including reflections on society and politics.Edward Augustus Freeman (2 August 1823 16 March 1892) was an English historian, architectural artist, liberal politician during the late-19th-century...

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1883 The New Playground Wanderings in Algeria Alexander Knox
1883 The New Playground Wanderings in Algeria Alexander Knox

Price: £120.00

An interesting look at Algeria in the late nineteenth century. 'The New Playground' is a travel guide for British people in the later nineteenth century, advising them on their trip to Algeria....

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1884 2vol Cities of Northern Italy Augustus Hare Travel
1884 2vol Cities of Northern Italy Augustus Hare Travel

Price: £99.99

A nineteenth-century travel guide to the cities of Northern Italy, including Parma, Bologna, and Genoa. With coloured maps to each volume. Augustus John Cuthbert Hare (13 March 1834 22 January 1903) was an English writer...

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1884 Africa Keith Johnston Geography Travel Illustrated Folding Maps
1884 Africa Keith Johnston Geography Travel Illustrated Folding Maps

Price: £55.00

Keith Johnstone's 'Africa', illustrated and with folding maps. Third Edition. Though inspired by the work of Von Hellwald's 'Die Erde Und Ihre Volker' Johnstone, in the books preface, is...

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1884 Robert Crawford Across the Pampas and the Andes Illus First Scarce
1884 Robert Crawford Across the Pampas and the Andes Illus First Scarce

Price: £340.00

A scarce first edition of Robert Crawford's Across the Pampas and the Andes.With 9 plates and a fold out map, collated complete.Following an errand of business, Robert Crawford reports on his journey across South America discussing...

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1885 In the Trades The Tropics and Roaring Forties Lady Brassey First American Ed Illus
1885 In the Trades The Tropics and Roaring Forties Lady Brassey First American Ed Illus

Price: £120.00

A fascinating travelogue depicting Lady Annie Brassey's voyage to Cyprus, Constantinople, West Indies, Madeira, Jamaica and further on her husband's luxury yacht the 'Sunbeam'. The first American...

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1885 NORTH FRANCE C. B. Black Illustrated Maps Rather Scarce
1885 NORTH FRANCE C. B. Black Illustrated Maps Rather Scarce

Price: £175.00

An illustrated and detailed late Victorian guide to Northern France. Surprisingly scarce. Featuring nineteen coloured foldout maps. Also contains twenty plans, some foldout. With several illustrations in the text. ...

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1885 Sport Travel and Adventure in Newfoundland and the West Indies First Illus
1885 Sport Travel and Adventure in Newfoundland and the West Indies First Illus

Price: £180.00

The first edition of this fascinating travel work.With the bookplate of one Bernard Ellis to the front pastedown and recto of front endpaper. Possibly Bernard Ellis of Leicester, son of John Shipley Ellis, a leading industrialist and...

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1885 Work and Adventure in New Guinea James Chalmers Wyatt Gill Illustrated
1885 Work and Adventure in New Guinea James Chalmers Wyatt Gill Illustrated

Price: £25.00

A presentation copy of 'Work and Adventure in New Guinea', written by missionaries who visited their in the mid to late nineteenth century. James Chalmers and William Wyatt Gill were both British...

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1886 2Vol Three Years of Arctic Service Adolphus Greely Folding Map 1st Edition
1886 2Vol Three Years of Arctic Service Adolphus Greely Folding Map 1st Edition

Price: £230.00

A two volume first edition of this work on Arctic exploration.With a compliments slip from the author tipped in to volume I.Profusely illustrated with 41 plates, 9 maps, 2 frontispieces and illustrations in the...

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1886 50,000 Milles dans L'Ocean Pacifique Albert Davin Scarce Illustrated
1886 50,000 Milles dans L'Ocean Pacifique Albert Davin Scarce Illustrated

Price: £155.00

A very scarce travel work from Albert David, detailing his voyages across the Pacific Ocean. First edition. Illustrated with numerous drawings from the author. Bound by William Lewis of Cardiff (binder's label to rear pastedown).

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1886 Isis and Thamesis Illustrated River Oxford to Henley Alfred J Church Iffley
1886 Isis and Thamesis Illustrated River Oxford to Henley Alfred J Church Iffley

Price: £140.00

A beautifully illustrated sentimental journey through Alfred J. Church's hours on the river from Oxford to Henley.  Twelve illustrations and numerous vignettes throughout.The journey begins at the Thames in Oxford, through Abingdon,...

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1886 Italy From the Alps to Mount Etna Illustrated
1886 Italy From the Alps to Mount Etna Illustrated

Price: £34.00

'Italy From the Alps to Mount Etna' is a beautifully illustrated book that takes the reader of a tour of Italy, both to cities and rural areas. 'Italy From the Alps to Mount Etna' covers a great...

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1886 Karl Baedeker Travel Handbook Northern Italy Folding Maps
1886 Karl Baedeker Travel Handbook Northern Italy Folding Maps

Price: £45.00

Baedeker's handbook for those travelling in 'Northern Italy' includes folding maps. Baedeker's handbook for 'Northern Italy', with suggested routes through France, Switzerland and Austria....

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1886 Oceana by James Anthony Froude First Edition Illus Mudie Binding
1886 Oceana by James Anthony Froude First Edition Illus Mudie Binding

Price: £98.00

The first edition of this profusely illustrated travel work detailing New Zealand by noted author James Anthony Froude. The first edition with no other editions or impressions stated. Bound...

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1886 Picturesque Atlas of Australasia Vol III Only Illustrated Andrew Garran
1886 Picturesque Atlas of Australasia Vol III Only Illustrated Andrew Garran

Price: £120.00

The third volume of Andrew Garran's comprehensive atlas, covering the diverse continent of Australasia. Volume III only of four volume set. (COPAC) Edited by Andrew Garran, the English born...

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1886 Sketches in the Soudan Captain Willoughby Verner Illustrated Scarce
1886 Sketches in the Soudan Captain Willoughby Verner Illustrated Scarce

Price: £290.00

A very scarce work by Captain Willoughby Verner, profusely illustrated throughout with thirty-eight plates. Second Edition. This scarce work references the Nile Expedition on 1884-85, with...

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1887 A Year's Housekeeping in South Africa Lady Barker Illus
1887 A Year's Housekeeping in South Africa Lady Barker Illus

Price: £110.00

Mary Anne Barker's memoir of her life travelling around South Africa. Lady Barker, otherwise known as Mary Anne Barker, moved to New Zealand with her second husband, Frederick Napier Broome,...

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1887 Days Near Paris by Augustus J C Hare In Two Parts Bound as One
1887 Days Near Paris by Augustus J C Hare In Two Parts Bound as One

Price: £69.99

An travel book by Augustus J. C. Hare.In Two Parts (Bound as One).Illustrated.Augustus John Cuthbert Hare (13 March 1834 22 January 1903) was an English writer and raconteur.

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1887 John Maundeville The Voiage and Travayle John Ashton Illus
1887 John Maundeville The Voiage and Travayle John Ashton Illus

Price: £70.00

An illustrated edition of the travel work 'The Travels of Sir John Mandeville', supposedly written by John Mandeville, in the original publisher's cloth binding. John Mandeville is generally...

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1887 Les Civilisations de L'Inde Dr Gustave Le Bon Illus Engravings India 1st Ed
1887 Les Civilisations de L'Inde Dr Gustave Le Bon Illus Engravings India 1st Ed

Price: £390.00

The first edition of this beautifully illustrated examination of Indian architecture, art and religion by the French polymath, Charles-Marie Gustave Le Bon. Collated, lacking the 'Carte de...

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1887 The Children of Madagascar Herbert F. Standing Illustrated Decorative Binding
1887 The Children of Madagascar Herbert F. Standing Illustrated Decorative Binding

Price: £55.00

An interesting look at the lives of children from Madagascar in the late nineteenth century, complete with accompanying illustrations. Herbert Standing was a missionary in Madagascar, where...

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1887 The Voiage and Travayle Sir John Maundeville Knight John Ashton Illus
1887 The Voiage and Travayle Sir John Maundeville Knight John Ashton Illus

Price: £78.00

An illustrated edition of the travel work 'The Travels of Sir John Mandeville', supposedly written by John Mandeville, and here edited by John Ashton. John Mandeville is generally attributed...

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1888 2Vol A Wanderer's Notes W. Beatty-Kingston
1888 2Vol A Wanderer's Notes W. Beatty-Kingston

Price: £29.99

A scarce set of travel works exploring various countries, their customs, religions and wars. Both volumes feature their original half titles and publishers' catalogues. Written by the Commander of the Imperial Order of the Medjidieh...

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1888 A Voyage in the Sunbeam Our Home on the Ocean Lady Brassey Illustrated
1888 A Voyage in the Sunbeam Our Home on the Ocean Lady Brassey Illustrated

Price: £39.00

An illustrated edition of Lady Brassey's popular novel.With 36 illustrations, comprising of vignettes and full page illustrations.Anna Brassey was an English traveller and writer. This was her bestselling work. This work follows Brassey's...

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1888 Sketches in Spain from Nature, Art and Life by John Lomas
1888 Sketches in Spain from Nature, Art and Life by John Lomas

Price: £59.99

A travel book on Spain by John Lomas.Second edition."There can be no doubt as to Spain forming one of the great questions and interesting problems of the day."

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1889 A J Duffield Recollections of Travels Abroad Map First Scarce Americas
1889 A J Duffield Recollections of Travels Abroad Map First Scarce Americas

Price: £245.00

A charming first edition of A J Duffield's Recollection of Travels Abroad.With a colour fold out map.A hard to find work.Duffield offers a keen observation of people as he travels across the world in a style that is...

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1889 The West Indies C Washington Eves Folding Map Signed Inscription
1889 The West Indies C Washington Eves Folding Map Signed Inscription

Price: £175.00

A very scarce work by C Washington Eves, exploring the islands of the West Indies, illustrated with a folding map. Scarce. This work of travel writing explores the culture and history of...

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1890 2 Volumes In Darkest Africa Henry M. Stanley Travelogue
1890 2 Volumes In Darkest Africa Henry M. Stanley Travelogue

Price: £89.99

An account of the expedition to rescue Emin Pasha, the governor of Equatoria, by the famous Welsh explorer and journalist Sir Henry Morton Stanley. Sir Henry Morton Stanley, was famous for his exploration of Africa and his search...

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1890 2vol in 6 In Darkest Africa Stanley Illustrated First Subscription Edition
1890 2vol in 6 In Darkest Africa Stanley Illustrated First Subscription Edition

Price: £525.00

A charming first subscription edition of the famous explorer Henry Morton Stanley's account of the expedition to rescue Emin Pasha, the governor of Equatoria. Sir Henry Morton Stanley, was...

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1890 Florence by Augustus J C Hare illustrated fourth edition
1890 Florence by Augustus J C Hare illustrated fourth edition

Price: £59.99

An extensive exploration of Florence including illustrations and details of all local monuments and places of interest for tourists. Fourth Edition. From the author of "Paris", "Walks in Rome" and "Days Near Rome". Featuring...

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1890 In Darkest Africa Volume II Stanley Third Edition Illustrated Folding Map
1890 In Darkest Africa Volume II Stanley Third Edition Illustrated Folding Map

Price: £120.00

Volume II of the famous explorer Henry Morton Stanley's account of the expedition to rescue Emin Pasha, the governor of Equatoria, Sir Henry Morton Stanley, was an British American explorer...

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1890 Over de Alpen Gerard Keller Scarce Illustrated Dutch Travelogue
1890 Over de Alpen Gerard Keller Scarce Illustrated Dutch Travelogue

Price: £79.99

A scarce travel work from Gerard Keller about travelling over the Alps. In Dutch. Illustrated with many engravings in the text. Gerard Keller ( Gouda , February 13 1829 - Arnhem , January 10 1899 ) was a Dutch writer and editor...

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1890 Praha - Prag Photogragh Collection scarce
1890 Praha - Prag Photogragh Collection scarce

Price: £125.00

A scarce collection of photographs of beautiful architecture and scenery in Prague. Including beautiful aspects such as Charles Bridge and the Tyn Cathedral. Features 20 photographs.

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1890 South-Eastern France First Edition Augustus Hare
1890 South-Eastern France First Edition Augustus Hare

Price: £19.99

A fascinating exploration into South-Eastern France, from prolific travel writer Augustus Hare. First edition. Illustrated throughout, including a coloured map of South-Eastern France. From the author of "Walks in Rome",...

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1890 The Traveller's Illustrated Guide of Sweden Stockholm Louis Eklof-Hill Maps
1890 The Traveller's Illustrated Guide of Sweden Stockholm Louis Eklof-Hill Maps

Price: £125.00

An attractive little guidebook for visitors to Stockholm. Second edition. With a number of maps including a fold-out map to rear endpapers. Illustrated throughout and with interesting advertisements to rear.

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1891 2vol Siberia and the Exile System George Kennan First Edition Illus Russia
1891 2vol Siberia and the Exile System George Kennan First Edition Illus Russia

Price: £140.00

A first edition of this work on the Russian Penal system.Complete in two volumes.Illustrated throughout in the text, with a frontispiece to each volume and one full page map.George F Kennan was an American explorer noted for his travels...

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