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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 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 Roba Di Roma William W Story Third Edition Marie de Rougemont Bookplate
1864 Roba Di Roma William W Story Third Edition Marie de Rougemont Bookplate

Price: £220.00

The third edition of this observational work on Rome by esteemed American sculptor, art critic, poet and editor William Wetmore Story. With the bookplate of one Marie de Rougemont to the front...

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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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1865 Narrative of an Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries
1865 Narrative of an Expedition to the Zambesi and Its Tributaries

Price: £1,700.00

An exceptional and very smart copy of David Livingstone's seminal work on his expeditions in Africa. The first edition of this work, in the original maroon cloth binding - uncommon in such a smart

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1866 The Giant Cities of Bashan and Syria's Holy Places
1866 The Giant Cities of Bashan and Syria's Holy Places

Price: £115.00

A nicely bound prize binding copy of J. L. Porter's illustrated work discussing the buildings in the Holy Lands, and of his experiences travelling there. Illustrated with seven plates. In a...

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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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1867 The Nile Tributaries of Abyssinia, and the Sword Hunters of the Hamran Arabs
1867 The Nile Tributaries of Abyssinia, and the Sword Hunters of the Hamran Arabs

Price: £395.00

The first edition of Samuel Baker's travel work discussing his researching into the source of the Nile. Illustrated throughout, including with a folding map. The first edition of this work....

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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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1869 The Indian Pass Alfred B. Street First Edition Scarce Boston College
1869 The Indian Pass Alfred B. Street First Edition Scarce Boston College

Price: £90.00

A scarce first edition copy of one of Alfred Billings Street's chief prose works, 'The Indian Pass'; recounting the author's travels through the wilderness of the New York Adirondack Mountains. ...

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1869 The Rob Roy on the Jordan, Nile, Red Sea, & Gennesareth, &c
1869 The Rob Roy on the Jordan, Nile, Red Sea, & Gennesareth, &c

Price: £140.00

A pleasing copy of the first edition of John MacGregor's account of his spectacular journey travelling in the Middle East in a canoe, illustrated profusely throughout, including with a folding map, and four colour plates. ...

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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 Fair France Impressions of a Traveller Dinah Craik Frontispiece
1871 Fair France Impressions of a Traveller Dinah Craik Frontispiece

Price: £65.00

A nicely bound copy of Dinah Craik's travel work looking at France, with a frontispiece by W. H. Bartlett. A travel work documenting travels in France, at a time when the author believed France...

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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 2vol in 3 Last Journals of Livingstone Waller First Edition Folding Maps
1874 2vol in 3 Last Journals of Livingstone Waller First Edition Folding Maps

Price: £590.00

A rebound first edition copy of the fascinating last journals of the renowned explorer and missionary David Livingstone, continued and edited by Horace Waller. As perhaps one of the most popular...

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1874 The Last Journals of David Livingstone in Central Africa from 1865 to his Death
1874 The Last Journals of David Livingstone in Central Africa from 1865 to his Death

Price: £900.00

A pleasing copy of the first edition of this important collection of journals written by the esteemed African explorer, David Livingstone. Edited by his close associate, Horace Waller. Horace...

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1875 Saskatchewan Rocky Mountains Southesk Folding Maps Author Presentation 1st
1875 Saskatchewan Rocky Mountains Southesk Folding Maps Author Presentation 1st

Price: £550.00

The first edition of James Carnegie's interesting travel work, illustrated throughout, including with two folding maps. Author's presentation copy to Sir William Stirling Maxwell. The first...

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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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1875 Travels and Adventures in Egypt, Arabia and Persia
1875 Travels and Adventures in Egypt, Arabia and Persia

Price: £110.00

A charming account of travels through Egypt, Arabia and Persia to Baghdad by the inspiration for the fictional adventurer 'Phileas Fogg'; William Perry Fogg. With an introduction by the renowned...

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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 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 Through Holland Charles W Wood Illustrated Scarce First Edition
1877 Through Holland Charles W Wood Illustrated Scarce First Edition

Price: £90.00

A bright copy of this scarce and desirable work of travel writing by Charles W. Wood in which he discusses his travels through the country of Holland. First edition. This scarce work is bound...

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1878 Narrative of a Voyage to the Polar Sea during 1875-6
1878 Narrative of a Voyage to the Polar Sea during 1875-6

Price: £850.00

An uncommon, first edition set of this polar travelogue by noted Arctic explorer, Sir George Strong Nares. In the desirable original cloth, complete with all illustrations, this is a gives an insight into this perilous...

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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 2vol in1 At Home and Abroad A Magazine of Home and Foreign Missions
1879-80 2vol in1 At Home and Abroad A Magazine of Home and Foreign Missions

Price: £42.00

The first volume of this missionary periodical, which provides insight into Christian missions worldwide. Issued by the English Wesleyan Mission, a British Methodist Society. The first two...

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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 Bruxelles
1880 Bruxelles

Price: £140.00

A very scarce collection of twelve photos of Brussels, in an accordian style binding. A very scarce work. Twelve photos lain on card, showing various places in Brussels. Photos of Statue du...

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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 A Pilgrimage To Nejd The Cradle of the Arab Race A Visit To The Court
1881 A Pilgrimage To Nejd The Cradle of the Arab Race A Visit To The Court

Price: £1,800.00

A lovely copy of this travelogue by influential and noted traveller of Arabia and the Middle East, Lady Anne Blunt. The second edition of this work, which has been bound together in a beautiful half morocco binding. ...

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1881 Swiss Letters and Alpine Poems Frances Havergal J Crane Frontis 1st
1881 Swiss Letters and Alpine Poems Frances Havergal J Crane Frontis 1st

Price: £48.00

The first edition of the hymn writer Frances Ridley Havergal's letters written from Switzerland to her friends and family, illustrated with a frontispiece. The first edition of this work. A...

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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 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 The Congo And the Founding of Its Free State A Story of Work and Exploration
1885 The Congo And the Founding of Its Free State A Story of Work and Exploration

Price: £1,450.00

The first edition of this fascinating African travel work by famous explorer and journalist, Sir Henry Morton Stanley. Stanley is best known for his search for David Livingstone and for the source of the Nile. ...

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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 A Travers L'Empire Britannique (1883-1884) Hubner French
1886 2vol A Travers L'Empire Britannique (1883-1884) Hubner French

Price: £160.00

A French edition of Count Joseph Alexander Hübner's fascinating account of his extensive travels throughout the British Empire in the years 1883 and 1884. Complete in two volumes. In...

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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 In the Heart of the Sierras the Yo Semite Valley, Both Historical
1886 In the Heart of the Sierras the Yo Semite Valley, Both Historical

Price: £95.00

The first edition of this unique and interesting look at the Yosemite Valley in California, written by one of the first settlers of the Valley, James Mason Hutchings. Illustrated throughout. ...

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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 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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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 Our Hundred Days in Europe Oliver Wendell Holmes First Edition
1887 Our Hundred Days in Europe Oliver Wendell Holmes First Edition

Price: £54.00

The first edition of Oliver Holmes' reflections on his journey to Europe in 1884, during which he met many significant figures of the time. The first edition of this work, published before the...

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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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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 Rides and Studies In The Canary Islands Charles Edwardes Illus Uncommon
1888 Rides and Studies In The Canary Islands Charles Edwardes Illus Uncommon

Price: £225.00

An uncommon work of travel writing from the late nineteenth century by the noted writer Charles Edwardes. Profusely illustrated throughout.  In the publisher's original cloth binding, this...

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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 Matabele Land and The Victoria Falls
1889 Matabele Land and The Victoria Falls

Price: £3,000.00

A profusely illustrated, beautifully bound copy of this scarce and important travelogue regarding South Africa. Taken from the letters and journals of British naturalist, Frank Oates. The second...

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1889 Matabele Land and The Victoria Falls
1889 Matabele Land and The Victoria Falls

Price: £4,400.00

A very smart copy of this scarce and important travelogue on South Africa. From the library of the author's family, with the bookplate of the illustrator William E Oates who went on this expedition. ...

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1889 The Rhine From Rotterdam to Constance K Baedeker Folding Plates Handbook
1889 The Rhine From Rotterdam to Constance K Baedeker Folding Plates Handbook

Price: £30.00

A lovely example of this Baedeker handbook illustrated with numerous folding plates. Eleventh edition, revised. Karl Baedeker was a German publisher. Having inheriting his father publishing...

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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 Greek Pictures Drawn With Pen and Pencil J. P. Mahaffy Illustrated
1890 Greek Pictures Drawn With Pen and Pencil J. P. Mahaffy Illustrated

Price: £70.00

A lavishly illustrated work of travel writing by J. P. Mahaffy exploring the European county of Greece. An uncommon work bound in the publisher's original pictorial cloth binding. Written...

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1890 In Darkest Africa or the Quest Rescue and Release of Emin
1890 In Darkest Africa or the Quest Rescue and Release of Emin

Price: £495.00

A beautifully bound, first edition set of this highly esteemed travelogue and expedition account by Sir Henry Morton Stanley. A classic work of African exploration. The first trade edition...

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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 Neglected Frescoes in Northern Italy Douglas Hamilton Gordon Limited Ed
1890 Neglected Frescoes in Northern Italy Douglas Hamilton Gordon Limited Ed

Price: £120.00

A scarce, limited edition of this work regarding Italian frescoes. Illustrated, with three plates. This work was privately printed and is number twenty-three from this series to 'members of...

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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 Story of the Rear Column of the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition
1890 Story of the Rear Column of the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition

Price: £125.00

A lovely, first edition copy of this account surrounding the ill-fated expedition to rescue Emin Pasha in Equatoria. Illustrated, with a frontispiece, ninety-seven illustrations (fifteen are...

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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 Yosemite National Park
1890 Yosemite National Park

Price: £395.00

A scarce collection of albertype photographs showing the beautiful Yosemite National Park. A scarce work. Illustrated with twenty-four pages of albertypes. Undated, dated from the date that...

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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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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 Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan Mrs Bishop Isabella L Bird First Ed Scarce
1891 Journeys in Persia and Kurdistan Mrs Bishop Isabella L Bird First Ed Scarce

Price: £230.00

A fascinating 19th century travel work.Written by prolific author, explorer and naturalist Isabella Lucy Bird. Bird was the first woman to be elected Fellow of the Royal Geographical society. Alongside Fanny Jane...

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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 My Second Journey Through Equatorial Africa The Congo to the Zambesi 1st Ed
1891 My Second Journey Through Equatorial Africa The Congo to the Zambesi 1st Ed

Price: £340.00

A first edition copy of this English translation of 'My Second Journey Through Equatorial Africa', by Hermann Von Wissmann. Lavishly illustrated, this work offers a fascinating insight into Wissmann's travels through...

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1891 New Light On Dark Africa Dr Carl Peters First English Edition Illus Folding Map
1891 New Light On Dark Africa Dr Carl Peters First English Edition Illus Folding Map

Price: £1,200.00

The first English edition of this profusely illustrated travel work by German colonial leader Dr Carl Peters, complete with the exceptionally scarce folding map to the rear of the work. The...

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1891 The Eastern Alps Karl Baedeker Maps Plans Bavarian Highlands Salzburg
1891 The Eastern Alps Karl Baedeker Maps Plans Bavarian Highlands Salzburg

Price: £55.00

An illustrated copy of this popular guide book.Seventh edition, revised and augmented.Complete with all maps and plans.Karl Baedeker was a German publisher whose travel guides set the standard for guidebooks for tourists. Baedeker...

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1891 The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray Parish Irish Sketchbook
1891 The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray Parish Irish Sketchbook

Price: £68.00

A handsomely bound bound of William Makepeace Thackeray's travel works. Volume VII only. Part of an original 13 volume set. This particular volume features: The Paris Sketch Book; The Irish...

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1891 Tropical Africa by Henry Drummond Folding Map Illustrated Travel
1891 Tropical Africa by Henry Drummond Folding Map Illustrated Travel

Price: £95.00

A handsomely bound edition of this travel work with many illustrations and a folding plate by noted Scottish evangelist and biologist. Fourth edition, completing twenty fifth thousand. In...

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1892 A Scamper Through The States Illustrated Guide World's Fair of 1893 Chicago
1892 A Scamper Through The States Illustrated Guide World's Fair of 1893 Chicago

Price: £395.00

A very scarce guide to the World's Columbian Exposition held in Chicago in 1893. Issued before the fair was open to the public, this work was published as a 'memoir pour servir' for those booked to visit the World's Fair...

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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 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 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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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 Eskimo Life by Fridtjor Nansen Polar Exploration Scarce First Edition Illus
1893 Eskimo Life by Fridtjor Nansen Polar Exploration Scarce First Edition Illus

Price: £1,750.00

A scarce first edition of this work by Fridtjof Nansen.With 16 plates and woodcuts in the text. Publisher's Catalogue to the rear.Fridtjof Nansen was a Norwegian arctic explorer, scientist, diplomat and humanitarian. His polar...

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1893 Holland James E. Thorold Rogers Third Edition Folding Plate Illus
1893 Holland James E. Thorold Rogers Third Edition Folding Plate Illus

Price: £70.00

A handsomely bound and very scarce copy of this work of history by James E. Thorold Rogers. Rebound in a half morocco binding. A pleasing copy of this work of history exploring the country...

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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 Ruined Cities of Mashonaland J. Theodore Bent Folding Map Frontispiece
1893 Ruined Cities of Mashonaland J. Theodore Bent Folding Map Frontispiece

Price: £80.00

An interesting study into Mashonaland in South Africa, written by James Theodore Bent, illustrated with a folding map to the frontispiece. Illustrated with a folding map to the frontispiece....

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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 Darkness to Light in Polynesia William Wyatt Gill Illustrated 1st
1894 From Darkness to Light in Polynesia William Wyatt Gill Illustrated 1st

Price: £95.00

The first edition of this illustrated work on the history of Polynesia, with excerpts from historic clan songs, compiled by the missionary William Wyatt Gill. The first edition of this work....

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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 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 2vol Stanford's Compendium of Geography and Travel A H Keane
1895 2vol Stanford's Compendium of Geography and Travel A H Keane

Price: £110.00

Two volumes of this geographical work regarding Africa in the late nineteenth century by journalist and ethnological author, Augustus Henry Keane. Profusely illustrated, with many folding maps and in-text illustrations....

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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 North-Western France Normandy and Brittany Augustus Hare Folding Map 1st
1895 North-Western France Normandy and Brittany Augustus Hare Folding Map 1st

Price: £46.00

The first edition of this interesting travel work looking at the North-Western area of France, written by Augustus Hare, illustrated with a folding map. The first edition of this work. 'North-Western...

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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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1895 The Times Atlas Profusely Illustrated Maps Geography Scarce Reference
1895 The Times Atlas Profusely Illustrated Maps Geography Scarce Reference

Price: £55.00

A scarce copy of 'The Times' Altas dating from the late nineteenth century. A delightful work of cartography. A scarce copy of this comprehensive Atlas. Profusely illustrated with 115 pages...

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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 Fire and Sword in the Sudan A Personal Narrative of Fighting and Serving
1896 Fire and Sword in the Sudan A Personal Narrative of Fighting and Serving

Price: £250.00

A bright and superior fourth edition copy of this popular bestselling memoir by the Anglo-Austrian soldier and administrator Rudolf Carl von Slatin on his time in the Sudan. An unusually smart...

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1896 Fridtiof Nansen 1861-1893 W C Brogger Illustrated Maps Arctic Polar 1st
1896 Fridtiof Nansen 1861-1893 W C Brogger Illustrated Maps Arctic Polar 1st

Price: £50.00

An illustrated biography of the Norwegian explorer Fridtiof Nansen.Covering Nansen's early life and two major expeditions crossing Greenland and in search of the North Pole.Translated by William Archer. WIth original publisher's advertisments...

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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 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 First Edition Trooper Peter Halket of Mashonaland Olive Schreiner Allegory Frontispiece
1897 First Edition Trooper Peter Halket of Mashonaland Olive Schreiner Allegory Frontispiece

Price: £30.00

The allegorical work of anti-war campaigner Olive Schreiner, 'Trooper Peter Halket of Mashonaland'. With a harrowing frontispiece, taken from a photograph, depicting a hanging. This fiercely...

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1897 In the Wilds of Florida William Kingston Illustrated Scarce
1897 In the Wilds of Florida William Kingston Illustrated Scarce

Price: £45.00

An exciting boys adventure tale written by William Kingston set in Florida, complete with plates and in-text illustrations. 'In the Wilds of Florida' tells the story of Maurice, an Irish schoolboy...

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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 Travels in West Africa Congo Francais, Corisco, and Cameroons
1897 Travels in West Africa Congo Francais, Corisco, and Cameroons

Price: £400.00

The first edition of Mary Kingsley's influential and controversial travel account of his time travelling in West Africa for the first time, illustrated throughout. The first edition, later printing...

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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 Our New Possessions Four Books in One Trumbull White Illustrated
1898 Our New Possessions Four Books in One Trumbull White Illustrated

Price: £60.00

An illustrated book about the colonies of the United States of America, looking at Cuba, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and Hawaii. This volume dedicates a section to each of the colonies, the...

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1899 A Captive Missionary in Mendiland William Vivian Scarce Plates Illustrated
1899 A Captive Missionary in Mendiland William Vivian Scarce Plates Illustrated

Price: £180.00

An account of the Reverend. C. H. Goodman's time in MendilandThe Reverend William Vivian describes the time spent by Goodman in Mendiland as a missionary, the man himself being too ill upon his return for the effort of recording...

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1899 England in Egypt Sir Alfred Milner Folding Maps
1899 England in Egypt Sir Alfred Milner Folding Maps

Price: £40.00

A nicely bound copy of Alfred Milner's experiences living in Egypt in the late nineteenth century, illustrated with two folind mgpa.s An interesting work on the experiences of the author's residence...

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1899 From Sphinx to Oracle Libya Arthur Silva White Illus First Edition Travel
1899 From Sphinx to Oracle Libya Arthur Silva White Illus First Edition Travel

Price: £75.00

The first edition of this travel work regarding a journey through the Libyan Desert undertaken by Arthur Silva White. Illustrated with photographs by the author during the journey. White's...

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1899 In Dwarf Land and Cannibal Country a Record of Travel and Discovery
1899 In Dwarf Land and Cannibal Country a Record of Travel and Discovery

Price: £180.00

The first edition of Albert B. Lloyd's travel work on his time working as a Christian missionary in Central Africa, illustrated throughout, including with a folding map. The first edition of...

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1899 In Dwarf Land and Cannibal Country Lloyd Kennaway Illus 1st Signed
1899 In Dwarf Land and Cannibal Country Lloyd Kennaway Illus 1st Signed

Price: £225.00

Albert Lloyd's tales of being a missionary for four years in Central Africa, signed by the author to the recto of front endpaper. Albert Lloyd was a missionary sent to Central Africa. This...

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1899 Letters of Marque
1899 Letters of Marque

Price: £98.00

A copy of a collection of articles by Rudyard Kipling looking at Indian history and politics, illustrated, in a signed binding by Delrue. A limited edition work, being one of one-thousand copies....

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1899 Little Folk of Many Lands Louise Jordan Miln Illustrated
1899 Little Folk of Many Lands Louise Jordan Miln Illustrated

Price: £30.00

An illustrated book looking at the lives of children from around the world.Louise Jordan Miln has now somewhat faded into obscurity, despite the popularity of her novels set in China, such as 'In a Shantung Garden', 'Peng Wee's Harvest',...

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1899 The Adventures Of Louis De Rougemont Illustrated First Edition
1899 The Adventures Of Louis De Rougemont Illustrated First Edition

Price: £90.00

A first edition of The Adventures of Louis de Rougemont, as Told by Himself.A notable work in farcical travel and exploration, de Rougemont's work was seen as dubious from the outset, with the adventures and travels detailed in the...

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1899 TRAVEL TOURAINE Sudbury FIRST Chicago binding
1899 TRAVEL TOURAINE Sudbury FIRST Chicago binding

Price: £190.00

A finely bound leather-bound first edition of Richard Sudbury's Two Gentlemen in Touraine. Bound in leather with gilt lettering and armorial decoration. First American Edition. Sixteen black and white plates, including...

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1899 With Nansen in the North Hjalmar Johansen Illustrated First Map Arctic
1899 With Nansen in the North Hjalmar Johansen Illustrated First Map Arctic

Price: £225.00

The first edition of this account of Arctic explorer Fridtjof Nansen. The first English edition, translated from the Norwegian by H L Braekstad.Illustrated throughout with 15 plates and illustraions in the text. Being a record of the...

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1899-1939 7vols Highways and Byways by Various Authors with illustrations
1899-1939 7vols Highways and Byways by Various Authors with illustrations

Price: £120.00

A collection of volumes on the Highways & Byways of England.The set consists of: Highways & Byways in Yorkshire by Arthur H. Norway with illustrations by Joseph Pennell and Hugh Thomson, Highways & Byways in Devon and Cornwall...

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1900 2vol The Madeira Islands Anthony J Drexel Biddle Maps First UK Edition
1900 2vol The Madeira Islands Anthony J Drexel Biddle Maps First UK Edition

Price: £320.00

A scarce first UK edition of this work on the Madeira islands.Collated: Complete, with all plates and maps. Plate opposite page 267 of volume I bound back to front and upside down. This comprehensive work covers the history and topography...

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1900 4Vols Bonney Browning Picturesque Europe Popular Edition Illustrated Travel
1900 4Vols Bonney Browning Picturesque Europe Popular Edition Illustrated Travel

Price: £395.00

A scarce thirty-two parts, five volume collection of Nineteenth Century travel writing, with illustrations throughout and an index.Dealing with Great Britain, Ireland and more far reaching areas of Continetal Europe, the...

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1900 A Trip to Europe Davies Signed Very Scarce Illustrated First Edition
1900 A Trip to Europe Davies Signed Very Scarce Illustrated First Edition

Price: £120.00

A very scare first edition copy of this travel work on Europe, signed by the author and copiously illustrated throughout. No collation available, but appears to be complete. Featuring the...

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1900 Charles W Wood In the Valley of the Rhone Travel Illustrated
1900 Charles W Wood In the Valley of the Rhone Travel Illustrated

Price: £50.00

An uncommon second edition of Charles W Wood's In the Valley of Rhone. With 78 illustrations including 61 plates.A prolific travel writer, Charles W Wood here describes the journey in and through the valley of Rhone, from arriving...

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1900 Espagne et Portugal Manuel de Voyageur K Baedeker Maps and Plans Travel 1st
1900 Espagne et Portugal Manuel de Voyageur K Baedeker Maps and Plans Travel 1st

Price: £85.00

A first edition of this popular and collectible travel guide for Spain and Portugal.Lacking the frontispiece map of Spain and map of the railways of Spain at the end of the volume, but all other maps and plans are present.Karl...

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1900 First Edition Aletta Boer Invasion Bertram Mitford Illustrated Scarce
1900 First Edition Aletta Boer Invasion Bertram Mitford Illustrated Scarce

Price: £47.00

A scarce first edition of the novel by the colonial writer, Bertram Mitford. 'Aletta'. With an illustrated frontispiece. First edition. Scarce. Bertram Mitford was a colonial writer, whose...

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1900 From Capetown to Ladysmith G W Steevens South African War Maps First
1900 From Capetown to Ladysmith G W Steevens South African War Maps First

Price: £23.99

A first edition of this record of the war in South Africa by G. W. Steevens. First edition, second impression. With folding map to the rear.

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1900 From Sea to Sea and Other Sketches Volume II
1900 From Sea to Sea and Other Sketches Volume II

Price: £20.00

A handsome first edition copy of volume II of Rudyard Kipling's collection of articles about his travels; bound in a full cloth binding with the author's distinctive gilt stamped emblem to the front board. ...

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1900 Half Hours in the Wide West Rivers Mountains Prairies Illustrated Bickers
1900 Half Hours in the Wide West Rivers Mountains Prairies Illustrated Bickers

Price: £125.00

A scarce copy of this geographical study of the plains of North America. Part of the Half Hour Library of Travel, Nature and Science for Young Readers. Illustrated throughout with numerous vignette engravings. Bound by Bickers...

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1900 My Trip in the John Williams by R Wardlaw Thompson Illustrated Missionary
1900 My Trip in the John Williams by R Wardlaw Thompson Illustrated Missionary

Price: £29.99

Written from the viewpoint of a missionary travelling on the ship of "John Williams" starting out from Brisbane and travelling to Kwato, and on to many other destinations such as Kalo and the Cook Islands. With sixty-two illustrations...

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1900 On Oceania's Shores John Ritchie Cannibals South Sea Missionaries Patagonia
1900 On Oceania's Shores John Ritchie Cannibals South Sea Missionaries Patagonia

Price: £80.00

A handsome volume on the travels of 18th century beliefs on the South Sea Islands. Including stories of missionaries such as James Chalmers, and research into a range of countries, including New Guinea and Patagonia. With...

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1900 Pacific Tours and Around the World Trumbull White Illustrated
1900 Pacific Tours and Around the World Trumbull White Illustrated

Price: £89.99

A scarce account of travels around the Pacific, including Australia, Hawaii, Fiji, Tahiti and many others. With numerous illustrations throughout, including photogravure vignettes and the original coloured paper wraps. Published...

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1900 Spanish Highways and Byways by Katherine Bates Travel Illustrated First Ed
1900 Spanish Highways and Byways by Katherine Bates Travel Illustrated First Ed

Price: £69.99

A very attractive work of travel writing by the American songwriter Katharine Lee Bates (1859-1929). Bates was a prolific author of many volumes of poetry, travel books, and children's books. She popularized Mrs. Claus in her poem...

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1901 2vol The Eternal City Rome Clara Erskine Clement Illustrated
1901 2vol The Eternal City Rome Clara Erskine Clement Illustrated

Price: £195.00

A detailed history of Rome by Clara Erskine Clement. Illustrated throughout with numerous maps and vignette illustrations. Clara Erskine Clement Waters (28 August 1834 in St. Louis, Missouri February 29, 1916 in Brookline, Massachusetts)...

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1901 2vol Walks in London By Augustus J C Hare Illustrated Edition
1901 2vol Walks in London By Augustus J C Hare Illustrated Edition

Price: £39.99

Augustus Hare's guide to Walks in London is illustrated with original woodcuts integrated with the text. In two volumes complete. Seventh edition (revised) Augustus John Cuthbert Hare (1834 - 1903) was an English writer and...

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1901 Farther North Than Nansen Voyage of Polar Star Duke of Abruzzi First Ed
1901 Farther North Than Nansen Voyage of Polar Star Duke of Abruzzi First Ed

Price: £1,200.00

A scarce first edition of this work on Polar exploration.Prince Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi, was an Italian explorer known for his Arctic explorations and mountaineering expeditions. In 1899 the Duke organised an expedition toward...

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1901 Glimpses of Three Nations G W Steevens Vernon Blackburn Edition
1901 Glimpses of Three Nations G W Steevens Vernon Blackburn Edition

Price: £44.99

A collection of observations on London, Paris, and Germany. Volume II of the Memorial Edition of the Works of George Warrington Steevens.

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1901 Kate WIGGIN Penelope's Irish Experiences signed by author Irish interest
1901 Kate WIGGIN Penelope's Irish Experiences signed by author Irish interest

Price: £44.99

A diligent and charming recollection of the travels of three friends throughout Ireland.This lovely edition is typeset with sharp text and broad margins; remains very clean, and is protected by Brodart wraps.  signed by the...

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1901 The North-Americans of Yesterday Frederick Dellenbaugh Illustrated Scarce
1901 The North-Americans of Yesterday Frederick Dellenbaugh Illustrated Scarce

Price: £70.00

An illustrated look at the lives of North-Americans, looking at their languages and dialects, dwellings, mining, their customs, and their forms of government. A scarce copy of'The North-Americans...

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1902 Affairs of West Africa Edmund Morel Illus 1st
1902 Affairs of West Africa Edmund Morel Illus 1st

Price: £115.00

A first edition of Edmund Morel's essays, focusing on the rights of Africans under the colonial rule. Edmund Morel was inspired by Mary Kingsley in her sympathy for the African colonies, believing...

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1902 Egypt Painted and Described R. Talbot Kelly De Luxe Edition Signed Illus
1902 Egypt Painted and Described R. Talbot Kelly De Luxe Edition Signed Illus

Price: £315.00

A limited edition signed deluxe copy of this work on Egypt, illustrated and written by Robert Talbot Kelly. Limited edition. Number 368 of 500, signed by the author. A profusely illustrated...

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1902 Italian Life In Town and Country L Villari Illustrated Publisher's Cloth Scarce
1902 Italian Life In Town and Country L Villari Illustrated Publisher's Cloth Scarce

Price: £30.00

A scarce work exploring the culture and history of the country of Italy, charting the nuances between life in the city versus the countryside. A charming small volume explores a work of Italian...

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1902 Lombard Studies By The Countess Evelyn Martinego Cesaresco Illustrated
1902 Lombard Studies By The Countess Evelyn Martinego Cesaresco Illustrated

Price: £36.99

Lombard Studies by the Countess Evelyn Martinego Cesaresco, with illustrations including a photogravure to frontispiece. First edition. Studies on the Lombardy region in Northern Italy. With chapters on the lakes, agriculture,...

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1902 May Vivienne Travels In Western Australia Illustrated
1902 May Vivienne Travels In Western Australia Illustrated

Price: £160.00

May Vivienne's travel book, which takes the reader around the gold mines of Western Australia as they were at the beginning of the 20th century. She writes in the opening chapter, "Having travelled all over Tasmania, Queensland, New...

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1902 Nordpolfahrten Fridtjof Nansen North Pole Journeys Exploration German
1902 Nordpolfahrten Fridtjof Nansen North Pole Journeys Exploration German

Price: £100.00

Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen's journeys to Greenland and the North Pole, chronicled with thorough background information and illustrated with plates of relevant individuals, arctic scenes, and polar maps.  A very attractive...

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1902 The Holy Land First Trade Edition Coloured Plates Morocco Binding
1902 The Holy Land First Trade Edition Coloured Plates Morocco Binding

Price: £165.00

The first trade edition of this profusely illustrated travel work, rebound in charming half morocco. The first trade edition. Collated complete with 92 full page plates, 77 in colour and 15...

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1903 2vol Historical Geography of Europe Atlas Edward Freeman Illus Colour Maps
1903 2vol Historical Geography of Europe Atlas Edward Freeman Illus Colour Maps

Price: £135.00

A nice copy of this useful atlas and history on historical Europe, by Edward A. Freeman and J. B. Bury, illustrated with colour maps. Complete in two volumes. The third edition of this work....

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1903 2Vol Neues Land Vier Jahre in arktischen Gebieten Sverdrup First Edition
1903 2Vol Neues Land Vier Jahre in arktischen Gebieten Sverdrup First Edition

Price: £150.00

A fascinating set of accounts into the four year Arctic expedition undertaken by renowned Norwegian explorer, Otto Neumann Knoph Sverdrup. First edition, written in German. Featuring hundreds of photographic plates, one coloured...

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1903 2Vol Voyages and Travels Raymond Beazley Ed
1903 2Vol Voyages and Travels Raymond Beazley Ed

Price: £55.00

A striking blue collection of travel and exploration stories. The spines are decorated with gilt title detailing and gilt stars to indicate volume numbers.Taken from the English Garner which was issued in eight volumes, this edition...

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1903 2vols Walks In Rome Augustus J. C. Hare St Clair Baddeley Sixteenth Edition
1903 2vols Walks In Rome Augustus J. C. Hare St Clair Baddeley Sixteenth Edition

Price: £65.00

A two volume set of works by the novelist and writer Augustus J. C. Hare. Sixteenth edition, revised with plans. Complete in two volumes, uniformly bound in a full cloth binding. A charming...

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1903 Eskimoleben by Fridtjof Nansen Eskimo Life Norway Exploration German
1903 Eskimoleben by Fridtjof Nansen Eskimo Life Norway Exploration German

Price: £74.99

A book on the life of Eskimos by Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen. In German Blackletter script. With decorative head and tail pieces and a number of in-text illustrations.

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1903 Journal of a Tour in the Netherlands Autumn of 1815 Robert Southey
1903 Journal of a Tour in the Netherlands Autumn of 1815 Robert Southey

Price: £25.00

A charming travel work written by Robert Southey during his travels in the Netherlands in 1815. This work was written whilst the author was travelling through the Netherlands in the Autumn of...

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1903 The Nile Quest a Record of the Exploration of the Nile and its Basin
1903 The Nile Quest a Record of the Exploration of the Nile and its Basin

Price: £140.00

The first edition of Harry Johnstons' work looking at the history and the people of the River Nile, illustrated throughout, including with a folding map by J. G. Bartholomew. The first edition...

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1903 The Tanganyika Problem an Account of the Researchers Undertaken Concerning
1903 The Tanganyika Problem an Account of the Researchers Undertaken Concerning

Price: £375.00

A presentation copy of this first edition of this profusely illustrated wok on exploration of Tanganyika and marine life, written by J. E. S. Moore, illustrated throughout, including with colour plates and folding maps. ...

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1903 Travels, Trips and Trots Blaksley First Edition Illustrated Scarce
1903 Travels, Trips and Trots Blaksley First Edition Illustrated Scarce

Price: £55.00

A first edition copy of this entertaining travel text by Major-General John Blaksley, who served within the British Army. Upon his return from service, the Retired Major-General turned to writing...

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1903-1905 12vols The Principal Navigations Voyages Traffiques and Discoveries Richard Hakluyt Limite
1903-1905 12vols The Principal Navigations Voyages Traffiques and Discoveries Richard Hakluyt Limite

Price: £850.00

A very smart limited edition complete set of this fascinating early travel work, complete with many charming folding maps and plates. Limited edition of one thousand copies. Complete in twelve...

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1904 2vol New Land Four Years in Arctic Regions Sverdrup Illus Folding Maps 1st
1904 2vol New Land Four Years in Arctic Regions Sverdrup Illus Folding Maps 1st

Price: £480.00

The first edition of Otto Sverdrup's recounts of his travels to the Arctic on the Fram, illustrated with two folding maps and numerous plates. The first edition of this work. Complete in two...

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1904 COMMERCIAL TRAVELLING Features Past Present Algernon WARREN Scarce
1904 COMMERCIAL TRAVELLING Features Past Present Algernon WARREN Scarce

Price: £59.99

A study of the growth of commercial travelling and advice for those preparing to travel at the time. A rare early study of this subject Includes a publishers advert for 'four useful manuals'.

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1904 Emile Talbert Les Alpes Etudes Et Souvenirs Morocco Binding With Plates
1904 Emile Talbert Les Alpes Etudes Et Souvenirs Morocco Binding With Plates

Price: £125.00

A French language work on The Alps, in very attractive red morocco binding.Detailing the author's memories and studies of the region, this early Twentieth Century volume is embellished with plates throughout, and describes everything...

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1904 Farthest North by Dr Fridtjof Nansen Illustrated with an Appendix
1904 Farthest North by Dr Fridtjof Nansen Illustrated with an Appendix

Price: £54.00

An uncommon copy of this exploration book by Dr. Fridtjof Nansen.Illustrated.With an Appendix by Otto Sverdrup, Captain of the Fram.

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1904 Half Hours in Early Naval Adventure by James Nisbet and Co
1904 Half Hours in Early Naval Adventure by James Nisbet and Co

Price: £49.99

A beautifully bound travel book on Naval Adventure.From the Half Hour Library of Travel, Nature, and Science for Young Readers.With numerous black and white illustrations.

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1904 Holland Nico Jungman Beatrix Jungman Illustrated First Edition
1904 Holland Nico Jungman Beatrix Jungman Illustrated First Edition

Price: £120.00

A profusely illustrated work of dutch topography showcasing the artist talents of Nico Jungman. First edition. This is a lovely example of this work bound in a decorative cloth binding, offering...

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1905 Macdonald In Search Of El Dorado Wanderer Experiences Intro Admiral Moresby
1905 Macdonald In Search Of El Dorado Wanderer Experiences Intro Admiral Moresby

Price: £150.00

A scarce copy of In Search of El Dorado A Wanderer's Experiences by Alexander Macdonald with an introduction by Admiral Moresby. An account of Macdonald's journey through Western Australia. First edition. With a portrait of...

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1905 The Lure of the Labrador Wild Dillon Wallace Forth Ed Illus Folding Map
1905 The Lure of the Labrador Wild Dillon Wallace Forth Ed Illus Folding Map

Price: £60.00

A fourth edition of this popular work of travel writing. In this work Dillon Wallace documents his travels throughout Labrador with photographs taken on the trip illustrating the volume. A...

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1905 The West Indies A S Forrest John Henderson Travel Illustrated
1905 The West Indies A S Forrest John Henderson Travel Illustrated

Price: £75.00

A lovely work of travel writing, with illustrations by A. S Forrest and written material by John Henderson. A work the explore the geography and history of The West Indies. In the original...

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1905 Where Three Empires Meets With Fold Out Map And Illustrations By E F Knight
1905 Where Three Empires Meets With Fold Out Map And Illustrations By E F Knight

Price: £125.00

First published in 1895, this edition of Knight's travel writing has a fold out map of a portion of Kashmir and adjacent states and fifty-four illustrations throughout. A new impression. Edward Frederick Knight (23 April...

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1905 World's Childrens
1905 World's Childrens

Price: £47.00

An early edition copy of this charming collection of portraits of children from around the world; illustrated by the renowned painter, author, printmaker and illustrator Mortimer Menpes, with text by his daughter Dorothy...

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