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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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1766 2Vols. T. Smollett Travels Through France And Italy 1st Ed. Lib. Rebound
1766 2Vols. T. Smollett Travels Through France And Italy 1st Ed. Lib. Rebound

Price: £220.00

A first edition of the Scottish poet and author Tobias Smollet's account of his travels in Europe, rebound in a cloth library-binding.Smollett went abroad with his wife in 1763 following the loss of their only child, the...

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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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1778 4 vol TOUR Great Britain Maps De Foe Richardson
1778 4 vol TOUR Great Britain Maps De Foe Richardson

Price: £995.00

A scarce set of Defoe's account of Britain, which describes towns, manufacture, trade, agriculture, shipping, government, customs, eminent persons, medicinal springs, islands, and London. The eighth edition. Featuring fold out...

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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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1790 Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile James Bruce Kinnaird Volume II
1790 Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile James Bruce Kinnaird Volume II

Price: £78.00

The second volume of James Bruce's chronicles of his journey to find the source of the Nile. James Bruce (14 December 1730 27 April 1794) was a Scottish traveller and travel writer who spent more than a dozen years in North Africa...

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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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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 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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1802 Geographical Dictionary Illustrated General Gazetteer Brookes Maps Customs
1802 Geographical Dictionary Illustrated General Gazetteer Brookes Maps Customs

Price: £125.00

A very scarce edition of this geographical dictionary of the known world. Illustrated frontispiece map of the world and seven fold out illustrated plates mapping the continents. Includes information on government, customs, manners...

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1805 2Vol Guide des Voyageurs en Europe Reichard Maps Fold Outs Scarce
1805 2Vol Guide des Voyageurs en Europe Reichard Maps Fold Outs Scarce

Price: £150.00

This is a scarce third edition of this collected guide to travelling in Europe.Two of original three volumes. With seven panoramic maps of curiosities of cities in Europe.Heinrich Reichard was a writer and journalist best known...

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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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1805 Scarce Travels to the Westward of Allegany Mountains F A Michaux
1805 Scarce Travels to the Westward of Allegany Mountains F A Michaux

Price: £150.00

An account of the travels of Francois Andre Michaux through the Appalachian Mountains. Translated from the French.Franois Andr Michaux (17701855) was a French botanist, son of Andr Michaux and the namesake of Michaux State Forest in...

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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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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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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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1813 Juvenile Travellers Containing the Remarks of a Family Europe P Wakefield
1813 Juvenile Travellers Containing the Remarks of a Family Europe P Wakefield

Price: £120.00

An early nineteenth century edition of Priscilla Wakefield's popular fictional work.With a bookplate possibly belonging to the Vaughan Davies family to the front pastedown. The bookplate names their mansion Tan-y-bwlch...

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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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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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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 Letters during a Tour in the Summer of 1817 Thomas Raffles France Savoy etc
1820 Letters during a Tour in the Summer of 1817 Thomas Raffles France Savoy etc

Price: £185.00

A collection of letters written during a military tour Summer 1817.Written by Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles, a British statesman who held esteemed official roles such as the Lieutenant-Governor of British Java and Governor-General...

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

Price: £59.99

A travel memoir, detailing the voyages of Henry Matthew as he travelled through Europe. With errata to the rear. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown.

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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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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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1826 Major Denham Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Africa Illustrated
1826 Major Denham Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Africa Illustrated

Price: £75.00

An interesting second edition of the Narrative of Travels and Discoveries by Major Denham, Captain Clapperton, and Doctor Oudney.With 11 illustrated plates and 1 large fold out map.This important publication documents the...

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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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1830 2vol Travels in PERU Edmond Temple First Edition Maps Plates
1830 2vol Travels in PERU Edmond Temple First Edition Maps Plates

Price: £425.00

A first edition of Temple's account of the time he spent living in and travelling around Peru. In it, he describes the voyage to Buenos Aires and the crossing to Argentina. Potosi was claimed at the time of Argentina and Bolivia's...

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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 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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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 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 2Vol William Beckford Italy with Sketches of Spain Portugal First Edition
1834 2Vol William Beckford Italy with Sketches of Spain Portugal First Edition

Price: £370.00

A first edition of Beckford's memoirs of his travels in Italy, Spain and Portugal.William Thomas Beckford (1760 - 1844) was an English writer, sometime politician, and avid collector and patron of art. Having inherited...

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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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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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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 Excursions in North Wales Rev W Bingley
1839 Excursions in North Wales Rev W Bingley

Price: £74.99

A charming third edition of this travellers guide to North Wales, of much historical interest and indeed some contemporary interest.Like so much useful Victorian literature, this guide is written by a 'master-hobbyist' cleric. ...

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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 3vol Home Sketches and Foreign Recollections Lady Chatterton Scarce First
1841 3vol Home Sketches and Foreign Recollections Lady Chatterton Scarce First

Price: £1,100.00

A scarce first edition of this collection of travel accounts by Lady Chatterton. Complete in three volumes. Very scarce indeed. With a frontispiece illustration to each volume. Henrietta Georgiana Marcia Lascelles Chatterton,...

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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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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 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 A Handbook For ITALY Travel Routes Money Francis Coghlan Rare
1845 A Handbook For ITALY Travel Routes Money Francis Coghlan Rare

Price: £220.00

Coghlan's mid ninteenth-century guide to Italy, in a fine binding. Featuring a tissue-guarded portrait frontispiece. 'Including every information explanatory of the routes, modes of travelling, money, passports, expenses at hotels,...

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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 Eothen Tauchnitz Edition Alexander William Kinglake
1846 Eothen Tauchnitz Edition Alexander William Kinglake

Price: £22.00

A very popular work of Eastern Travel upon its release.Eothen was originally published anonymously and this edition does not name Kinglake as the author. However, subsequent publications attributed authorship to...

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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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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 A Week at Killarney Mr and Mrs S C Hall Illustrated Irish Geography Travel
1850 A Week at Killarney Mr and Mrs S C Hall Illustrated Irish Geography Travel

Price: £85.00

An interesting geographical work on Killarney, Ireland.Illustrated throughout, with twenty plates, two maps and numerous vignettes.Engravings are by Bentley from drawings by T Creswick A R and W Bartlett.Collated, complete.In the original...

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1850 Astoria Anecdotes of An Enterprise Beyond the Rocky Mountains W Irving
1850 Astoria Anecdotes of An Enterprise Beyond the Rocky Mountains W Irving

Price: £45.00

Washington Irving's historical and biographical account of the fur trade.With a portrait frontispiece of Irving.A story of Irving's experiences in the American Northwest and of the fur trade in this area. This book is a collection...

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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 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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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 Visit to the Holy Land Egypt and Italy Ida Pfeiffer Translated H W Dulcken
1852 Visit to the Holy Land Egypt and Italy Ida Pfeiffer Translated H W Dulcken

Price: £79.99

This is a lovely edition of this noted travel work by Austrian writer Ida Pfeiffer.Ida Pfeiffer was a traveller and travel book author, and one of the first female explorers. Her popular books were translated into...

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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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1856 John Strang Glasgow And its Clubs First Edition With Advertisements
1856 John Strang Glasgow And its Clubs First Edition With Advertisements

Price: £45.00

Dr. Strang's detailed history of Glasgow's gentlemen's clubs from 1750 to contemporary times.

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1856 Scenes and Sights in the East James Bruce Scarce Egypt India
1856 Scenes and Sights in the East James Bruce Scarce Egypt India

Price: £34.99

The scarce first and only edition of this collection of travel anecdotes from James Bruce. Including chapters such as Indian Tortures, Maliveram, The Water of the Nile and many more.

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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 Egypt and the Great Suez Canal A Narrative of Travels J B Saint-Hilaire
1857 Egypt and the Great Suez Canal A Narrative of Travels J B Saint-Hilaire

Price: £80.00

A popular travel work by French author Jules Barthelemy-Saint-Hilaire.Translated from the original French into EnglishWith a frontispiece and two plates.This work is an expansion of Saint-Hilaire's previous Letters of Egypt, written...

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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 by David Livingstone First Illustrated
1857 Missionary Travels and Researches by David Livingstone First Illustrated

Price: £995.00

A very beautiful copy of one of the most famous exploration books in history, by the medical missionary and explorer, David Livingstone. First edition Collated complete Featuring two fold out maps to the rear, a frontispiece of...

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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 Young Yagers or A Narrative of Hunting Adventures in South Africa Reid
1857 The Young Yagers or A Narrative of Hunting Adventures in South Africa Reid

Price: £55.00

An illustrated adventure novel by Thomas Mayne Reid.In a Maclehose of Glasgow binding, stamp to the front pastedown.Reid was a Scot-Irish American novelist. For his works he adopted the name 'Captain Mayne Reid' and penned many adventure...

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1857 TRAVELS Researches AFRICA David LIVINGSTONE First
1857 TRAVELS Researches AFRICA David LIVINGSTONE First

Price: £540.00

  The first edition of one of the most popular travel works ever published in the English language, written by British Victorian hero, David Livingstone, explorer extraordinaire.  All in a smart binding with a near fine...

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1859 The Scouring Of The White Horse Thomas Huges Illustrated 1st Edition
1859 The Scouring Of The White Horse Thomas Huges 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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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 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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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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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 2Vol The Albert N'yanza Great Basin of the Nile Samuel White Baker 1st Ed
1866 2Vol The Albert N'yanza Great Basin of the Nile Samuel White Baker 1st Ed

Price: £180.00

A highly sought after uniformly bound set of travel works exploring the nile sources. First edition. Containing many maps, illustrations throughout the text, and portraits. Volume one features eight plates, including a coloured...

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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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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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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 Walks in Rome Augustus Hare Third Edition
1872 Walks in Rome Augustus Hare Third Edition

Price: £19.99

A fascinating exploration into walks around Rome, from prolific travel writer Augustus Hare. Third edition. Featuring a folding map of Rome. From the author of "Days Near Rome" and "Paris". Volume two of the original...

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1872-1893 11 Vols Augustus J C Hare France, Italy, London Walks Travel Writing
1872-1893 11 Vols Augustus J C Hare France, Italy, London Walks Travel Writing

Price: £165.00

A good collection of the famous travel guides by Augustus J C Hare.Eleven volumes including South-Eastern France, Walks in Rome vol I and II, Gurneys of Earlham vol I and II, Story of Two Noble Lives vol I and II, Cities of Central...

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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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1872-87 2vol Walks In Rome By Augustus J C Hare With Two Page Map Of Rome
1872-87 2vol Walks In Rome By Augustus J C Hare With Two Page Map Of Rome

Price: £33.99

A scarce edition of Walks in Rome by Augustus Hare, renowned travel writer. With a two-page map of Rome to volume two. In two volumes complete. Not the smartest copies but really good reading copies. Volume one is from the...

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1874 ARCTIC Adventure & Discovery by Chisholm
1874 ARCTIC Adventure & Discovery by Chisholm

Price: £155.00

A beautifully illustrated account of polar exploration from the 1800s Scarce First Edition Bound in blue leather with gilt detail and lettering Contains a fold out map of the Arctic Based on a number of documents from the...

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1875 D Livingstone A Popular Account of Missionary Travels in South Africa
1875 D Livingstone A Popular Account of Missionary Travels in South Africa

Price: £185.00

A handsomely-bound copy of this record of Livingstone's adventures in Africa. New edition. Illustrated with vignette engravings in the text, and fifteen plates (including a folding frontispiece, and map to the rear), collated...

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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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1877 Tyrol and the Tyrolese W A Baillie Grohman Tauchnitz British Authors Ed
1877 Tyrol and the Tyrolese W A Baillie Grohman Tauchnitz British Authors Ed

Price: £78.00

The first book of many written by Grohman about  the Austrian state of Tyrol and its people. This book is from the Tauchnitz 'Collection of British Authors' which started in 1842 and continued for almost a century. Christian Bernhard...

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1878 2vol South Africa Anthony Trollope First Edition
1878 2vol South Africa Anthony Trollope First Edition

Price: £395.00

A scarce first edition of this study of South Africa by Anthony Trollope. With chapters on mining, the judicial system, and much more. Including folding coloured map. Anthony Trollope (24 April 1815 6 December 1882) was...

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1878 Through the Dark Continent Henry M Stanley Volumes I and II Copyright Ed
1878 Through the Dark Continent Henry M Stanley Volumes I and II Copyright Ed

Price: £130.00

A scarce copy of the Ollendorff Copyright Edition of Stanley's, 'Through the Dark Continent.'In 1874, the New York Herald, in partnership with Britain's Daily Telegraph, financed Stanley on another expedition to the African continent....

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1879 Holidays in Eaastern France M Betham-Edwards Harper's Half Hour
1879 Holidays in Eaastern 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 Murray's Handbook for Travellers in France Normandy Brittany Pyrenees Maps
1879 Murray's Handbook for Travellers in France Normandy Brittany Pyrenees Maps

Price: £45.00

A nineteenth century tourist guide to France, with many folding maps and plans of towns. Contains guides to: Artois, Picardy, Normandy, Brittany, the Seine and Loire, the Garonne, Bordeaux, Limousin, Gascony, and the Pyrenees.The...

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1879 Wanderings In South America By Waterton One Hundred Illustrations Bickers
1879 Wanderings In South America By Waterton One Hundred Illustrations Bickers

Price: £49.99

An illustrated edition 'With Original Instructions for the perfect preservation of Birds, Etc. for cabinets of Natural History.' With one hundred engraved illustrations throughout. This new edition of Waterton's 'Wanderings'...

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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 Edward Walford Holidays In The Home Counties First Edition Full Calf
1880 Edward Walford Holidays In The Home Counties First Edition Full Calf

Price: £70.00

A first edition of this late Victorian piece of travel writing, which takes the reader around the home counties of the day.Illustrated with 12 plates of illustration including the frontispiece, and 10 vignettes, all showing the...

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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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1880 Tent Work in Palestine J W Whymper Illustrations Claude Reignier Conder
1880 Tent Work in Palestine J W Whymper Illustrations Claude Reignier Conder

Price: £28.00

An archeological record of Palestinian excavations from Claude Reignier Conder.New edition. With many illustrations throughout.

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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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1883 3vols History of Australia G W Rusden Illustrated First Edition Set Colony
1883 3vols History of Australia G W Rusden Illustrated First Edition Set Colony

Price: £190.00

The complete three volumes of this fascinating area of history.Illustrated, with one folding map plate to the start of volume I.The first edition of G W Rusden's history of Australia. It mostly discusses the colonisation of Australia,...

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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 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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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 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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1884 Sketches in Holland and Scandinavia TRAVEL Augustus Hare
1884 Sketches in Holland and Scandinavia TRAVEL Augustus Hare

Price: £19.99

A guide to the sights of Holland and Scandinavia, by travel writer Augustus Hare. Illustrated throughout with numerous engravings in the text. Augustus Hare compiled numerous travel books compiled for John Murray including Walks...

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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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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 Kilima-Njaro Expedition Kilimanjaro JOHNSTON
1886 Kilima-Njaro Expedition Kilimanjaro JOHNSTON

Price: £275.00

A reading copy of Johnston's extensive exploration of Kilimanjaro. In need of a sympathetic binding to make this a good first edition copy.  Disbound. With Five Maps and Fourteen plates. The last map is missing. With...

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1887 3vol Voyages and Travels or Scenes in Many Lands Leo de Colange
1887 3vol Voyages and Travels or Scenes in Many Lands Leo de Colange

Price: £69.99

A lavishly illustrated study of the sights of the world from Leo de Colange. Containing: Volume I, Part I Volume I, Part II. Volume II Illustrated with thirty-eight plates (collated, missing fifteen to volume II) and...

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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 Wonders of The Heavens Earth and Ocean James P Boyd Discoveries Travel Illu
1887 Wonders of The Heavens Earth and Ocean James P Boyd Discoveries Travel Illu

Price: £34.00

An interesting work on world travel and culture.Here Boyd's work is an amalgamation of science, religious theories and cultural tales. The work regards many aspects of nature and the earth such as the creation, the sun, the...

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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 James Anthony Froude The English In The West Indies Illustrated
1888 James Anthony Froude The English In The West Indies Illustrated

Price: £75.00

The controversial account of this literary Englishman's tour through the colonial West Indies. James Anthony Froude had intended to be a clergyman, but his polemical and sceptical mind led him to have doubts. His clerical career...

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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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1888 W Outram Tristram Coaching Days & Coaching Ways Illustrated First Edition
1888 W Outram Tristram Coaching Days & Coaching Ways Illustrated First Edition

Price: £160.00

The illustrated first edition of William Outram Tristram's account of the major coach roads of England, from the Selbourne collection.According to The Circulating Library, Tristram was born in 1859 in Bombay, India, the son of...

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1889-1909 5 Vols Thorough Guide Series Lake District Yorkshire Scotland Ireland
1889-1909 5 Vols Thorough Guide Series Lake District Yorkshire Scotland Ireland

Price: £50.00

A detailed and comprehensive of the set guides covering the British Isles with colour maps.The guide to the English Lake District includes ten colour illustrated maps, general and sectional, along with information on hotel charges,...

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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 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 Madagascar or Robert Drury's Journal Edited by Captain Pasfield Oliver
1890 Madagascar or Robert Drury's Journal Edited by Captain Pasfield Oliver

Price: £295.00

The memoirs of Robert Drury, recounting his time in Madagascar. First edition thus. Originally published in 1729. Modern scholars have proven though that many details in the book are authentic and that the story itself is one...

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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 Land and the Book or Biblical Illustrations W M Thomson Missionary
1890 The Land and the Book or Biblical Illustrations W M Thomson Missionary

Price: £45.00

A late nineteenth century edition of William McClure Thomson's popular work.An account of Thomson's experiences as an American protestant missionary. The work was a best-selling description of what he had seen in his travels. He uses...

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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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1890 Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa Henry Barth Illus
1890 Travels and Discoveries in North and Central Africa Henry Barth Illus

Price: £45.00

An illustrated edition of this work on African travel.With eight full page illustrations including a frontispiece.

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1891 EAST AFRICAN Glaciers KILIMANJARO Meyer First Ed
1891 EAST AFRICAN Glaciers KILIMANJARO Meyer First Ed

Price: £5,940.00

The first English edition of this incredibly eminent work of mountaineering from the first recorded European to ascend the summit of Kilimanjaro. A lovely bright copy, with all maps present. Translated from the German of Dr....

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1891 In Christ's Country notes of a Visit to JUDAEA Samuel Home First edition
1891 In Christ's Country notes of a Visit to JUDAEA Samuel Home First edition

Price: £34.99

A scarce first edition of this journey of religious discovery, through travels in Jerusalem, Jericho, Bethlehem, Judaea and Jaffa. Featuring a photographic frontispiece with tissue guard, a map of ancient Jerusalem, and and illustrated...

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1891 My Canadian Journal Harriot Georgina Blackwood 1872-8 Illustrated First
1891 My Canadian Journal Harriot Georgina Blackwood 1872-8 Illustrated First

Price: £26.99

The first edition of this account of life in Canada from Hariot Georgina Dufferin. Hariot Georgina Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, Marchioness of Dufferin and Ava VA CI DBE (5 February 1843 25 October 1936) was a British peeress, known...

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1891 Tropical Africa By Henry Drummond With Colour Map And Illustrations Fourth
1891 Tropical Africa By Henry Drummond With Colour Map And Illustrations Fourth

Price: £110.00

A guide to Tropical Africa by Henry Drummond with a colour fold out map of East Central Africa to frontispiece and engraved illustrations throughout. Fourth edition, completing twenty-fifth thousand. Henry Drummond...

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1891-1904 6vols Linguistic and Oriental Essays by Robert Needham Cust
1891-1904 6vols Linguistic and Oriental Essays by Robert Needham Cust

Price: £120.00

A collection of Linguistic and Oriental Essays by Robert Needham Cust. Six volumes of the complete seven volumes. The set consists of: The Year 1847 to 1890, Third Series The Year 1861 to 1895, Fourth Series The Year 1840 to...

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1892 3vols Italy Her Invaders by Thomas Hodgkins Second Edition
1892 3vols Italy Her Invaders by Thomas Hodgkins Second Edition

Price: £29.99

A set of books on Italy and Her Invaders by Thomas Hodgkins.D.C.L., Oxford and Durham, Litt. D., Dublin, Fellow of University College, London.The set consists of three of the complete nine volumes.Second edition.The first three volumes....

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1892 Across the Plains Robert Louis Stevenson First Edition Travel Memoir
1892 Across the Plains Robert Louis Stevenson First Edition Travel Memoir

Price: £55.00

The middle portion of Robert Louis Stevenson's travel memoir.The first edition.Stevenson's travel memoirs were individually published as three separate works titled The Amateur Emigrant, Across the Plains and The Silberado Squatters....

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1892 Equatorial America Descriptive Visit To S America By Maturin M Ballou First
1892 Equatorial America Descriptive Visit To S America By Maturin M Ballou First

Price: £49.99

A descriptive account of Ballou's travels in South America, where he visited St. Thomas Martinique, Barbadoes and the Principal Capitals of South America. First edition. Maturin Murray Ballou (1820 - 1895) was a writer and publisher...

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1892 Mayfair and Belgravia by George Clinch with Numerous Illustrations
1892 Mayfair and Belgravia by George Clinch with Numerous Illustrations

Price: £59.99

An attractive edition of this book on Mayfair and Belgravia.By George Clinch (Of the Department of Printed Books, British Museum).Author of Bloomsbury & St. Giles, Marylebone & St Pancras, &c.With numerous illustrations....

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1892 On Sledge and Horseback to Outcast Siberian Lepers K Marsden Illustrated
1892 On Sledge and Horseback to Outcast Siberian Lepers K Marsden Illustrated

Price: £185.00

A account of the journey made by Kate Marsden to visit lepers in Siberia. Second edition. With two double-page facsimile letters to the front, detailing Queen Victoria's interest in the works of Marsden. Illustrated throughout...

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1892 Ruined Cities of Mashonaland J Bent Exploration Zimbabwe First Edition Maps
1892 Ruined Cities of Mashonaland J Bent Exploration Zimbabwe First Edition Maps

Price: £69.99

A first edition of James Theodore Bent's account of exploration and archaeology in 19th century Africa. Bent (1852 1897) was an English explorer, archaeologist and author. He spent a year in South Africa, with the...

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1892 Souvenir of SCOTLAND Cities Lakes Mountains ILLUSTRATED
1892 Souvenir of SCOTLAND Cities Lakes Mountains ILLUSTRATED

Price: £120.00

A beautifully illustrated collection of Scotland's scenery. Featuring 120 tissue-guarded coloured illustrations. Includes: The Forth Bridge, the city of Edinburgh, Edinburgh and its environs, the city of Glasgow, the scenery...

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1892 Spring At The Italian Lakes By George E Thompson Photographs First Edition
1892 Spring At The Italian Lakes By George E Thompson Photographs First Edition

Price: £69.99

A scarce guide to the Italian Lakes by George E. Thompson with a black and white photograph to frontispiece and a further seven plates throughout. First edition. 'Written during visits to the Italian Lakes in search of the...

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1892 The Albert N'Yanza Great Basin of the Nile Illustrated Baker
1892 The Albert N'Yanza Great Basin of the Nile Illustrated Baker

Price: £39.99

A very scarce reprint of the first edition of Baker's exploration of Nile sources. Thirty-four illustrations with colour maps of the Nile and illustrated scenes of the natives. The book covers the expedition, their reception...

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1893 A House-Hunter in EUROPE William Henry Bishop First
1893 A House-Hunter in EUROPE William Henry Bishop First

Price: £44.99

This first edition work recounts the authors travels and observations throughout Europe. Featuring a photographic frontispiece with tissue guard and an illustrated floor plan. Fon Dersmith's booksellers stamp to front pastedown....

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1893 Australasia Volume I Australia and New Zealand Illustrated Maps A R Wallace
1893 Australasia Volume I Australia and New Zealand Illustrated Maps A R Wallace

Price: £225.00

The first volume of this geographical work by Alfred Russel Wallace.Volume I of II only and complete in itself, as this volume was followed by Malaysia and The Pacific Archipelagoes.Published as a part of Stanford's Compendium of Geography...

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1893 Coaching Days and Coaching Ways Illustrated Limited Large Paper Ed Tristram
1893 Coaching Days and Coaching Ways Illustrated Limited Large Paper Ed Tristram

Price: £350.00

A limited edition, large paper copy of this informative travel book.Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist.With 214 vignette illustrations by Hugh Thomson and Herbert Railton.Limited...

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1893 In Darkest Africa Henry Stanley Travel Exploration Illustrated Maps Scarce
1893 In Darkest Africa Henry Stanley Travel Exploration Illustrated Maps Scarce

Price: £89.99

A scarce copy of Sir Henry Morton Stanley's account of his travels in Central Africa. Stanley  (18411904), was a Welsh American journalist and explorer famous for his exploration of central Africa and his search for Scottish...

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1893 In The Track of the Sun Travel Diodati Thompson Illustrated
1893 In The Track of the Sun Travel Diodati Thompson Illustrated

Price: £49.99

An account of the travels of Frederick Diodati Thompson. Illustrated throughout with many monochrome photographs and illustrations by Harry Fenn. WIth details of his travels in China, Japan, Egypt, India and many other places....

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1893 Some Heroes Of Travel Geographical Discovery By WHD Adams With Colour Maps
1893 Some Heroes Of Travel Geographical Discovery By WHD Adams With Colour Maps

Price: £89.99

A collection of 'chapters' from the history of travel and geographical discovery with two coloured maps to front. With chapters on the worldwide travels and discoveries of Sir Marco Polo, Mr. George F. Ruxton, Docrot...

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1893 Travels In The Interior Of Africa By Mungo Park Illustrated Edition
1893 Travels In The Interior Of Africa By Mungo Park Illustrated Edition

Price: £125.00

Mungo Park's account of his travles in Africa with an illustration to frontispiece and a vignette title page and further illustrations throughout. With a preface by Park and his Life to front. Mungo Park (1771 - 1806) was a...

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1894 From Island to Island in the South Seas Illustrated Maps George Cousins
1894 From Island to Island in the South Seas Illustrated Maps George Cousins

Price: £120.00

A well illustrated account of the work of a missionary ship in the PacificIllustrated frontispiece portrait of missionary Rev. John Williams with numerous illustrations and black and white photographs throughout as well as a route...

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1894 Holland Edmondo de Amicis Illustrated Translated Helen Zimmern
1894 Holland Edmondo de Amicis Illustrated Translated Helen Zimmern

Price: £18.99

A fascinating work of travel around the historical towns of Holland. Translated from the thirteenth Italian edition by Helen Zimmern.  Featuring several photographic plates, including a frontispiece of a Dutch windmill....

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1894 Letters and Sketches from the New Hebrides by Maggie Paton Travel Vanuatu
1894 Letters and Sketches from the New Hebrides by Maggie Paton Travel Vanuatu

Price: £54.99

A most interesting account of time spent on the pacific island of Vanuatu. Paton was the second wife of pioneer missionary, John G.Paton, who devoted his life to the Presbyterian Church in the New Hebrides (now Vanuatu), and later...

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1894 Naples City of Parthenope Clara Clement Illustrated Photogravures
1894 Naples City of Parthenope Clara Clement Illustrated Photogravures

Price: £120.00

A beautifully presented copy of this detailed history of Naples. Bound in decorative cloth, with a cloth covered dustwrapper and cloth covered slipcase. Featuring numerous photogravuers with their original captioned tissue guards. ...

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1894 The Gypsy Road Journey From Krakow to Coblentz Grenville A J Cole Illus
1894 The Gypsy Road Journey From Krakow to Coblentz Grenville A J Cole Illus

Price: £89.99

A travel memoir of Grenville Cole's journey from Poland to Germany.Illustrated throughout with many vignettes.Grenville Arthur James Cole FRS, FGS, MRIA (21 October 1859 20 April 1924) was an English geologist. He was from 1890 the...

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1895 Henry Swinburne Courts Europe Close Last Century Travel Limited Edition
1895 Henry Swinburne Courts Europe Close Last Century Travel Limited Edition

Price: £20.00

A scarce limited edition of The Courts of Europe at the Close of the Last Century, the first volume of two.Consisting of the letters of Swinburne, mostly on his life abroad and foreign life on the whole, the writings here date...

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1895 Sir John MAUNDEVILE Marvellous ADVENTURES Signed
1895 Sir John MAUNDEVILE Marvellous ADVENTURES Signed

Price: £385.00

Hardbound volume in burgundy cloth covered boards with gilt foredge, gilt title to the spine, elaborate gilt picture to the front board, and illustrations. Signed by Arthur Layard.

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1895 Switzerland and The Adjacent Portions Italy Savoy and Tyrol Baedeker Maps
1895 Switzerland and The Adjacent Portions Italy Savoy and Tyrol Baedeker Maps

Price: £75.00

One of Karl Baedeker's popular guidebooks.Baedeker and his publishing company set the standard for authoritative guidebooks.Illustrated throughout, with 47 maps, some of which folding, 12 plans and 12 panoramas.The sixteenth...

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1896 Alexander KINGLAKE Eastern Travels EOTHEN
1896 Alexander KINGLAKE Eastern Travels EOTHEN

Price: £24.99

A blue, cloth hardback with gilt lettering to the spine.  This volume contains an illustrated frontispiece of the author with a facsimile of his signature underneath.  There is a biographical sketch at the beginning of...

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1896 Fridtjof Nansen 1861-1896 By Brogger and Rolfson Illustrated Second Edition
1896 Fridtjof Nansen 1861-1896 By Brogger and Rolfson Illustrated Second Edition

Price: £120.00

Fridtjof Nansen 1861 - 1896 by W. C. Brogger and N. Rolfson, the German by Eugen von Enzberg. Illustrated with original drawings by AD King, Otto Sinding, E. Werenskiold and photographic records in Greenland by Erich von Drygalski. Second...

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1896 London Street Names by F H Habben
1896 London Street Names by F H Habben

Price: £89.99

An interesting reference book on the origin of London Street Names.By F. H. Habben, B.A."When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford."

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1896 Samantha In Europe By Marietta Holley Illustrated C DeGrimm First American
1896 Samantha In Europe By Marietta Holley Illustrated C DeGrimm First American

Price: £34.99

Samantha in Europe by Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley) and illustrated by C. De Grimm. First American edition. Marietta Holley (1836 - 1926), was an American humorist who used satire to comment on U.S. society and politics....

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1897 2Vol Fridtjof Nansen's Fathest North Macmillan's Colonial Library Sverdrup
1897 2Vol Fridtjof Nansen's Fathest North Macmillan's Colonial Library Sverdrup

Price: £59.99

An insightful collection of travel works, being part of the Macmillan's Colonial Library collection. "Being the record of a voyage of exploration of the ship `Fram', 1893-1896, and of a fifteen months' sleigh journey by Dr. Nansen...

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1897 The First Crossing of Greenland Fridjtof Nansen Illustrated Bickers Binding
1897 The First Crossing of Greenland Fridjtof Nansen Illustrated Bickers Binding

Price: £49.00

A travel memoir of the first crossing of Greenland by Norweigan explorer, scientist, diplomat and humanitarian Fridtjof Nansen. Contains numerous illustrations and a map of the 1888 expedition led by Nansen.A prize edition...

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1897 The Rivierias by Agusutus J C Hare illustrated
1897 The Rivierias by Agusutus J C Hare illustrated

Price: £69.99

A charming guide to the French Rivieras including Genoa, Cannes and Monaco. From the author of 'Walks in London', 'The Churches of Rome' and 'Days near Rome'. Includes chapters on Marseilles, Castellare and Cathedral of Genoa. With...

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1897 The Tribes on My Frontier An Indian Naturalist's Foreign Policy by Eha
1897 The Tribes on My Frontier An Indian Naturalist's Foreign Policy by Eha

Price: £37.00

A scarce copy of The Tribes on My Frontier by Eha, Author of "A Naturalist on the Prowl" and "Behind the Bungalow."Illustrated by F. C. Macrae.Sixth Edition.

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1897 Timbuctoo The Mysterious by Felix Dubois Maps Illustrations First English
1897 Timbuctoo The Mysterious by Felix Dubois Maps Illustrations First English

Price: £195.00

Felux Dubois' beautifully illustrated account of his travels to Timbuctoo. First English translation. With 153 illustrations from photographs and drawings made on the spot, and eleven maps and plans. Collated complete. Felix Dubois,...

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1897 Wanderings in South America Illustrated Charles Waterton Travelogue
1897 Wanderings in South America Illustrated Charles Waterton Travelogue

Price: £140.00

Charles Waterton's travelogue of his expeditions to Brazil.With an illustrated frontispiece.Charles Waterton was an English naturalist and explorer. In 1804 Waterton travelled to British Guiana to take charge of his uncle's...

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1898 2Vol Auf Schneeschuhen durch Gronland Fridtjof Nansen Illustrated
1898 2Vol Auf Schneeschuhen durch Gronland Fridtjof Nansen Illustrated

Price: £595.00

A fascinating set of accounts into Nansens crossing of Greenland; the influential expedition from which he collected valuable information on the characteristics of Greenlands climatic and geographical nature. Written in German. Featuring...

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1898 3vol Nansen In Nacht Und Eis Norwedische Polarexpedition Illustrated Plates
1898 3vol Nansen In Nacht Und Eis Norwedische Polarexpedition Illustrated Plates

Price: £250.00

In Nacht und Eis: Die Norwegische Polarexpedition 1893-1896 by Fridtjof Nansen with a contribution by Captain Sverdrup together with the Supplement: Wir Framleute von Bernhard Nordahl; Nansen und ich auf 8614' by Lieutenant...

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1898 4vol The Wide World Magazine Adventure Travel Illustrated
1898 4vol The Wide World Magazine Adventure Travel Illustrated

Price: £425.00

Four volumes of the Victorian travel periodical, The Wide World Magazine.Containing:Volume I: April-September 1898Volume II: October-March 1898-9Volume III: April-September 1899Volume V: April-September 1900Including entries on ice...

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1898 Afloat Ashore MEDITERRANEAN Lee MERIWETHER
1898 Afloat Ashore MEDITERRANEAN Lee MERIWETHER

Price: £59.99

A very smart late nineteenth-century travel guide about seeing the Mediterranean by boat. Featuring a tissue-guarded photographic frontispiece. With a map plotting the author's route. Contains several photographic plates.

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1898 AFRICA Union Jack PIMBLETT Illustrated
1898 AFRICA Union Jack PIMBLETT Illustrated

Price: £59.99

A fascinating and passionately patriotic British colonialist narrative. Featuring a portrait frontispiece of General Gordon and several futher plates. With ink stamp of Bickers and Son, Leicester Square to verso of front...

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1898 ANDREE Al Polo Nord Pallone Illustrated Italian
1898 ANDREE Al Polo Nord Pallone Illustrated Italian

Price: £120.00

A contemporary account of Salomon August Andree's ill-fated journey to the North Pole by hot air balloon in 1897. In Italian. 'Travel notes by Enrico Lachambre and Alessio Machuron'. Featuring numerous photographic plates...

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1898 Oceana or England and her Colonies New Zealand Prize Binding J A Froude
1898 Oceana or England and her Colonies New Zealand Prize Binding J A Froude

Price: £99.99

A recollection of the travels of James Anthony Froude through New Zealand.New edition. Illustrated throughout with many engraved plates.

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