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1960 Tribes of the Sahara Lloyd Cabot Briggs Dustwrapper Illustrated
1960 Tribes of the Sahara Lloyd Cabot Briggs Dustwrapper Illustrated

Price: £35.00

An interesting topographical work by Lloyd Cabot Briggs in which he discusses the life in the Sahara desert. In the publisher's original cloth binding, held in the original price-clipped dustwrapper....

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1961 Blue Skies Brown Studies by William Sansom First Edition Thus Illustrated
1961 Blue Skies Brown Studies by William Sansom First Edition Thus Illustrated

Price: £29.99

An engaging collection of travel sketches by William Sansom. First edition thus. Illustrated with a great many photographs.

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1961 Fridtjof Nansen Explorer Scientist Humanitarian Per Vogt Illus
1961 Fridtjof Nansen Explorer Scientist Humanitarian Per Vogt Illus

Price: £135.00

Per Vogt's illustrated look at the fascinating life of explorer, diplomat and ice skater, Fridtjot Nansen. Fridtjof Nansen was known for being many things during his life time, including an...

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1961 Ten Thousand Miles on Elephants Olive Smythies Illustrated 1st
1961 Ten Thousand Miles on Elephants Olive Smythies Illustrated 1st

Price: £30.00

An interesting account of Olive Smythie's time living in India, illustrated in the original unclipped dustwrapper. The first edition of this work in the original unclipped dustwrapper. 'Ten...

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1962 An Embassy to China J L Cranmer-Byng Lord McCartney
1962 An Embassy to China J L Cranmer-Byng Lord McCartney

Price: £52.00

A scarce paperback copy of this journal of the travels of Lord Macartney to the Emperor Ch-ien-lun 1793-1794.George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney, KB (14 May 1737 31 May 1806) was an Irish-born British statesman, colonial administrator...

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1962 Antarctica Ahoy Juhan Smuul First English Edition Dustwrapper Illustrated
1962 Antarctica Ahoy Juhan Smuul First English Edition Dustwrapper Illustrated

Price: £35.00

A first English translation of this Lenin Prize winning account of life in Antarctica aboard the Kooperation, written as a diary by Juhan Smuul. Juhan Smuul was an Estonian writer, best known...

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1962 CAIRE ALEXANDRIE Ambriere Illustrated
1962 CAIRE ALEXANDRIE Ambriere Illustrated

Price: £77.99

A scarce lovely travel guide to Cairo in French in a fine binding. Includes folding maps as well as illustrations in the text, some photographic. Francis Ambrire (September 27, 1907 1 July 1998) was a French author who was selected...

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1962 Grece by Robert Boulanger with a Preface Les Guides Bleus Cles du Monde
1962 Grece by Robert Boulanger with a Preface Les Guides Bleus Cles du Monde

Price: £55.00

A travel book on Greece by Robert Boulanger.In French.With illustrations and fold-out maps.

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1962 Handbook For Travellers In India Pakistan Burma and Ceylon Prof. Williams
1962 Handbook For Travellers In India Pakistan Burma and Ceylon Prof. Williams

Price: £45.00

A lovely copy of Murray's Handbook, being a guide to India, Pakistan, Burma and Ceylon, as they were then known. Nineteenth edition. Being a revised version of the eighteenth edition. Edited...

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1963 Across Greenland in Nansen's Track Bjorn Staib Illustrated Dustwrapper Exploration
1963 Across Greenland in Nansen's Track Bjorn Staib Illustrated Dustwrapper Exploration

Price: £30.00

Bjorn Staib's account of his journey across Greenland. Translated from the original Norwegian into English. First thus, first English translation. Held in original unclipped dustwrapper....

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1964 Away To It All By William Sansom Illustrated First In Unclipped Dustwrapper
1964 Away To It All By William Sansom Illustrated First In Unclipped Dustwrapper

Price: £26.99

A scarce edition in unclipped dustwrapper of Away To It All a travel book by William Sansom. First edition. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and with descriptions of the people, architecture, landscape, customs...

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1964 Escape from The Amazon Alex Atkinson Ronald Searle First Edition
1964 Escape from The Amazon Alex Atkinson Ronald Searle First Edition

Price: £45.00

A humorous travel work by long-time collaborators Alex Atkinson and Ronald Searle. Illustrated throughout, by Ronald Searle. This humorous travel work contains accounts of Spain, Sweden, France...

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1964 New York Robinson Illustrations German and English
1964 New York Robinson Illustrations German and English

Price: £59.99

A collection of sketches of life in New York, printed by Robinson. With German and English captions.

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1964 Ronald Searle From Frozen North to Filthy Lucre Groucho Marx Jane Clapperton
1964 Ronald Searle From Frozen North to Filthy Lucre Groucho Marx Jane Clapperton

Price: £65.00

A humorous travelogue by Ronald Searle. The first U.K edition of this work. Held in original, price-clipped dustwrapper. With a foreword and commentaries by Jane Clapperton. Commentary...

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1965 Lodestone and Evening Star Ian Cameron Illus 1st
1965 Lodestone and Evening Star Ian Cameron Illus 1st

Price: £20.00

Ian Cameron’s comprehensive history of exploration by sea, from ancient voyages to the 1960s. Ian Cameron was the pseudonym for Donald Payne, and English author, who also wrote under the...

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1965 MELBOURNE John Batman's Village Agnus Paton Bell
1965 MELBOURNE John Batman's Village Agnus Paton Bell

Price: £37.99

This fascinating exploration accounts the development of the riverside village that John Batman founded in 1835, through to the present-day metropolis it has become. Beautifully illustrated throughout, including numerous coloured...

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1965 Rhodesian Patrol F. E. Lloyd First Edition Signed
1965 Rhodesian Patrol F. E. Lloyd First Edition Signed

Price: £79.99

A fascinating exploration into Southern Rhodesia, its police force, and culture, within the 1930's. First edition, signed by the author. Featuring several photographic plates and original dustwrapper.

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1965-76 4vols Guida D'Italia Italian Touring Club Napoli Roma Piemonte Trentino
1965-76 4vols Guida D'Italia Italian Touring Club Napoli Roma Piemonte Trentino

Price: £95.00

A four volume set of travel guides in their original Italian. Illustrated with numerous maps, including several folding maps each of these volumes are in excellent

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1966 2vols Across the Great Southwestern Prairies George W. Kendall Facsimile Reprint
1966 2vols Across the Great Southwestern Prairies George W. Kendall Facsimile Reprint

Price: £30.00

A two volume facsimile reprint of this work by George W. Kendall originally published in the nineteenth century. Complete in two volumes, uniformly bound in a full cloth binding. Part of...

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1967 Australia Anthony Trollope Slipcase P D Edwards R B Joyce
1967 Australia Anthony Trollope Slipcase P D Edwards R B Joyce

Price: £45.00

An updated edition of Anthony Trollope's guide to Australia, first published in 1873.Edited by P. D. Edwards and R. B. Joyce. With several plates throughout.

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1967 Canada's North R A J Phillips Illus 1st
1967 Canada's North R A J Phillips Illus 1st

Price: £20.00

An interesting look at the Northern life in Canada, focusing on the geography, climate, and inhabitants. In the original un-clipped dustwrapper. The first edition of this informative introduction...

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1967 One Man's Mexico John Lincoln First Edition
1967 One Man's Mexico John Lincoln First Edition

Price: £25.99

An account of John Lincoln's travels in Mexico, and his encounters with the Mexican people. With map endpapers. Including chapters on Mayan civilisations and the ruins of the Aztecs.

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1967 Rabat Plan_Guide
1967 Rabat Plan_Guide

Price: £50.00

An unusual and very scarce French language guide to Rabat. This very scarce, very unique guide to the Moroccan capital of Rabat contains a large folding map along with details and addresses...

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1967 Sea and Islands First Edition Illustrated Colour Dustwrapper
1967 Sea and Islands First Edition Illustrated Colour Dustwrapper

Price: £25.00

A first edition of Hammond Innes's 'Sea and Islands', copiously illustrated with the original unclipped dustwrapper. Collated, complete with numerous maps, black and white and colour plates,...

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1967 WATCHING THEM DIG Nancy Tieken WHEELOCK Signed First Edition SCARCE
1967 WATCHING THEM DIG Nancy Tieken WHEELOCK Signed First Edition SCARCE

Price: £89.99

A first edition of 'Watching them Dig; Travels in Iraq and Turkey' by Nancy Tieken Wheelock. Includes a frontispiece and several illustrations within. Signed by the author.

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1968 Back Roads to Far Towns Basho Oku No Hosomichi Translated Cid Corman
1968 Back Roads to Far Towns Basho Oku No Hosomichi Translated Cid Corman

Price: £140.00

A first thus, U.S. edition of this work of travel writing by Matsuo Basho. A pleasing copy, this work is held in the original unclipped dustwrapper and a card slipcase. In the publisher's original...

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1968 First Edition Owen Stanley R.N Adelaide Lubbock Illustrated Dustwrapper
1968 First Edition Owen Stanley R.N Adelaide Lubbock Illustrated Dustwrapper

Price: £40.00

A smart first edition copy, of Adelaide Lubbock's biography of the Captain of the Rattlesnake Owen Stanley. First Edition, held in the original price-clipped dustwrapper. An fascinating insight...

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1968 Scott of the Antarctic Reginald Pound Illus
1968 Scott of the Antarctic Reginald Pound Illus

Price: £35.00

A moving biography about the ill-fated Antarctic explorer Robert Falcon Scott. Captain Scott led two expeditions to the Antarctic in his lifetime, the 'Discovery Expedition, which was a large-scale...

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1969 VOYAGE To ATLANTIS James W MAVOR First
1969 VOYAGE To ATLANTIS James W MAVOR First

Price: £125.00

A facsimile copy of the original printed manuscript of Mavor's fascinating work. One-sided pages. Details pages printed: e.g. E6594 11 Baskerville, Vince - Machine 11, McQuillan - Machine 11 etc. Appears to be photocopied....

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1969 Westward to Vinland Helge Ingstad Illustrated Dustwrapper Translated
1969 Westward to Vinland Helge Ingstad Illustrated Dustwrapper Translated

Price: £45.00

The first U.K edition of norwegian author Helge Ingstad work 'Westward to Vinland'. First thus, the first U.K edition. A significant work in the field of archaeological study, this work documents...

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1970 2vol in 1 Journey From London to Genoa Ian Robertson Facsimile Dustwrapper
1970 2vol in 1 Journey From London to Genoa Ian Robertson Facsimile Dustwrapper

Price: £60.00

A twentieth century reprint of this work of travel writing by Joseph Baretti. This particular copy is in excellent

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1970 Journey LONDON to GENOA Baretti TRAVEL D/J
1970 Journey LONDON to GENOA Baretti TRAVEL D/J

Price: £36.99

Black hardback with gitl titles to spine.  In orange, black and white dust jacket. This is a facsimile reprint of the second edition of Baretti's work from 1770.  Complete in two volumes bound as one and illustrated with...

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1970 North West to Hudson Bay Life and Times of Jens Munk Thorkild Hansen Dustwrapper
1970 North West to Hudson Bay Life and Times of Jens Munk Thorkild Hansen Dustwrapper

Price: £34.00

Translated into English by James McFarlane and John Lynch, Thorkild Hansen's biography of Arctic explorer Jens Munk. A biography of the life of the intrepid arctic explorer Jens Munk. Munk...

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1971 New Zealand and the Antarctic L B Quartermain Illus 1st
1971 New Zealand and the Antarctic L B Quartermain Illus 1st

Price: £28.00

A condensed account of the pivotal part New Zealand played in the discovery and study of the Antarctic. L. B. Quartermain became fascinated with the Antarctic when he was a young boy, seeing...

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1971 The Royal English Atlas Eighteenth Century Maps Bowen Kitchin Illustrated
1971 The Royal English Atlas Eighteenth Century Maps Bowen Kitchin Illustrated

Price: £68.00

A collection of forty-four plates of maps of England by the cartographers Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin. Held in the original unclipped dustwrapper. A collection of maps from the eighteenth...

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1973 Asian Highway Route Map Singapore Vientiane Folding Map Very Scarce
1973 Asian Highway Route Map Singapore Vientiane Folding Map Very Scarce

Price: £65.00

A very scarce 1973 copy of this fully coloured folding map of Singapore and Vientiane. A very scarce copy of this work. This full coloured map was published in October of 1973, showing Singapore...

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1973 Background of Baobabs by Charles Sweeney First edition with dustwrapper
1973 Background of Baobabs by Charles Sweeney First edition with dustwrapper

Price: £22.99

A text exploring the geography and wildlife of the region Darfur and Bahr Ghazal. First edition in unclipped dustwrapper. A baobabs is a species of tree common in Madagascar and Africa. Other common names include boab, boaboa,...

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1976 Two Monsoons Theon Wilkinson Signed Illustrated Bill Smith
1976 Two Monsoons Theon Wilkinson Signed Illustrated Bill Smith

Price: £75.00

A signed first edition copy of this fascinating travel work, profusely illustrated by Bill Smith. The first edition of the work, presented in the original unclipped dustwrapper designed by...

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1977 Paris! Paris! Ronald Searle Irwin Shaw First Edition Dustwrapper Illustrated
1977 Paris! Paris! Ronald Searle Irwin Shaw First Edition Dustwrapper Illustrated

Price: £33.00

The first edition of this travel work by collaborators Ronald Searle and Irwin Shaw. Held in original, unclipped dustwrapper. The flyleaf notes that Shaw recalls being a young writer and the...

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1979 Aegean Turkey by George E Bean
1979 Aegean Turkey by George E Bean

Price: £29.99

A second edition of this book on Aegean Turkey by George E. Bean."The sites of west and south-west Turkey, once neglected and buried under mud and debris, are now much more accessible to the traveller, thanks to improved...

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1981 AFGHANISTAN The Road to KABUL Travel Anthology D/J
1981 AFGHANISTAN The Road to KABUL Travel Anthology D/J

Price: £37.99

Hardbound volume in black cloth covered boards with gilt title to the spine, dustjacket, 8 maps, and 8 illustrations. This volume is an anthology of writing about Afghanistan. Featured writers include Rudyard Kipling, Sir Henry...

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1987 Ah Yes, I Remember it Well Paris 1961-1975 Ronald Searle Art Cartoon
1987 Ah Yes, I Remember it Well Paris 1961-1975 Ronald Searle Art Cartoon

Price: £50.00

A collection of drawings by Ronald Searle on Paris. First edition. Ronald Searle was a British artist and satirical cartoon artist. He created the famous St Trinian's School and collaborated...

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1988 Danziger's Travels Beyond Forbidden Frontiers by Nick Danziger
1988 Danziger's Travels Beyond Forbidden Frontiers by Nick Danziger

Price: £37.99

A re-print of this travel book by Nick Danziger.With numerous colour photographs."Nick Danziger's graphic account of his hair-raising adventures during an eighteen-month journey 'beyond forbidden frontiers' in Asia makes a vivid and...

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1989 On Tour the British Traveller in Europe Michael Foss Dustwrapper
1989 On Tour the British Traveller in Europe Michael Foss Dustwrapper

Price: £14.99

A smart copy of this guide to travelling in Europe. Illustrated throughout with numerous vignettes. With chapters including Setting Out, Along the Way and Places and People.

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1993 The Grand Tour 1592-1796 Roger Hudson Europe Colour Illustrations
1993 The Grand Tour 1592-1796 Roger Hudson Europe Colour Illustrations

Price: £22.99

A beautifully illustrated tour of Europe, taken from writings by various authors. Illustrated throughout with numerous monochrome and colour photographs.

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1997 3vol Italian City Christopher Hibbert Venice Florence Rome Folio Society
1997 3vol Italian City Christopher Hibbert Venice Florence Rome Folio Society

Price: £79.99

A detailed history of three key Italian cities - Rome, Florence, and Venice. Illustrated with many maps, coloured photographs, and illustrations in the text. Second printing. Christopher Hibbert MC (5 March 1924 21 December...

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1999 Rome Art and Architecture Edited by Marco Bussagli Dustwrapper First Ed
1999 Rome Art and Architecture Edited by Marco Bussagli Dustwrapper First Ed

Price: £49.99

A technicolour survey of the art and architecture of Rome. Providing "a comprehensive panorama of the city's wonderful and incomparable artistic history, presented in a readable and attractive, yet scholarly, way." Featuring some...

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2 Vols 1914 A Pilgrimage in Surrey First Edition Colour Illustrated James Ogilvy
2 Vols 1914 A Pilgrimage in Surrey First Edition Colour Illustrated James Ogilvy

Price: £120.00

A two volume first edition set of James S. Ogilvy's wandering's through Surrey with beautiful illustrations.  Forty-seven colour illustrated plates per volume, all by the author. Includes abbreviated accounts of the descent...

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c1700 The Voyages and Descriptions William Dampier Maps Part II Malacca
c1700 The Voyages and Descriptions William Dampier Maps Part II Malacca

Price: £995.00

A scarce copy of this work by William Dampier.Lacking title page but pagination suggests this is the 1700 second edition. Complete with four folding maps.William Dampier was the first Englishman to explore parts of what is today Australia,...

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c1749 Histoire Generale des VOYAGES Volume IX PREVOST
c1749 Histoire Generale des VOYAGES Volume IX PREVOST

Price: £708.00

  One volume exploring China and Tibet, with engravings and maps, from Abbe Prevost extensive Histoire Generale des Voyages. Volume Nine, Parts Three and Four. Part Three: Description de la Tartarie Orientale et du Tibet. Part...

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c1834 Paterson's Roads the Eighteenth Edition by Edward Mogg with Maps
c1834 Paterson's Roads the Eighteenth Edition by Edward Mogg with Maps

Price: £110.00

A copy of Paterson's Roads by Edward Mogg.The Eighteenth Edition.The whole remodelled, augmented, and improved, by the addition of numerous new roads and new admeasurements, and arranged upon a plan at once novel, clear, and intelligible,...

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c1840 Itineraire Des Bateaux A Vapeur De Paris Au Havre Illustrated Scarce
c1840 Itineraire Des Bateaux A Vapeur De Paris Au Havre Illustrated Scarce

Price: £195.00

A very scarce copy of this beautifully illustrated nineteenth-century French travel guide. In French. 'Steamboat route from Paris to Havre with a statistical description and history of the banks of the Seine, followed by a traveler's...

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c1845 Tour Through the Valley of the Meuse Costello Vizetelly Uncommon Illustrated
c1845 Tour Through the Valley of the Meuse Costello Vizetelly Uncommon Illustrated

Price: £65.00

A copiously illustrated copy of this fascinating travel work, describing the author's tour though Belgium with charming accounts of its local history and scenery. Dudley Costello was a renowned...

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c1849 Forty Days in the Desert Israelites W H Barlett Illustrated
c1849 Forty Days in the Desert Israelites W H Barlett Illustrated

Price: £340.00

An account of William Henry Bartlett's journey following the Biblical footsteps of the Israelites across the desert after Moses led them out of Egypt. With numerous illustrations and twenty-seven plates by Bartlett, collated complete. Including...

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c1851 London Life As It Is Or A Hand-Book Attractions Wonders Guide Very Scarce
c1851 London Life As It Is Or A Hand-Book Attractions Wonders Guide Very Scarce

Price: £150.00

A very scarce pocket guide to cultural attractions in London, including 'Coffee and Reading Rooms', 'The Theatres' and 'Amusements and Festivals'. Part of a series of informative and practical guides and manuals by the New...

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c1858 Pitcairn The Island The People and the Pastor Thomas Boyles Murray Illus
c1858 Pitcairn The Island The People and the Pastor Thomas Boyles Murray Illus

Price: £95.00

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c1863 Desert SUEZ Narcisse Berchere Isthmus Map
c1863 Desert SUEZ Narcisse Berchere Isthmus Map

Price: £695.00

An account of the time that landscape artist Narcisse Berchere spent in Suez. Features a fold-out colour map of Isthmus to the rear. With armorial bookplate dated Paris 1834 to front pastedown. Narcisse Berchre was commissioned...

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c1863 Legend of the Missouri and Mississippi M Hopewel With two other booklets
c1863 Legend of the Missouri and Mississippi M Hopewel With two other booklets

Price: £185.00

A limited collection of short stories detailing stories from travelling and exploration in North America. 'Legends of the Missouri and Mississppi' contains part one of three. Edward Sylvester Ellis (April 11, 1840 June 20,...

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c1870 Cruchley's Railway and Telegraphic Map of Northampton Map Very Scarce
c1870 Cruchley's Railway and Telegraphic Map of Northampton Map Very Scarce

Price: £125.00

A very scarce large coloured folding map showing the telegraph and railway lines of Northampton, by George Frederick Cruchley. A very scarce work. A coloured folding map showing Northampton....

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c1870 The New Picture of London Being a Complete Guide and Hand Book
c1870 The New Picture of London  Being a Complete Guide and Hand Book

Price: £89.99

A useful companion to the City of London.A Useful and Entertaining Companion to the Exhibitions and Public Buildings, Sights and Amusements, for the Stranger, Resident, and Visitor.With a fold-out map to the front of the volume.

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c1871 Swiss Pictures Drawn Samuel Manning Miss Harris Colour Illustrated
c1871 Swiss Pictures Drawn Samuel Manning  Miss Harris Colour Illustrated

Price: £95.00

A fascinating account of Samuel Manning's tour of Switzerland. copiously illustrated throughout with charming engravings of mountains, town and village views, landscapes, glaciers, animals and more. ...

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c1875 Europe Illustrated Sample Copy Ten Plates John Sherer T Allom
c1875 Europe Illustrated Sample Copy Ten Plates John Sherer T Allom

Price: £45.00

A sample copy of what became a popular and beautifully illustrated two volume work; 'Europe Illustrated'. This is a sample copy of what eventually became 'Europe Illustrated'. To the front pastedown...

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c1876 2vin1 My Circular Notes J F Campbell First Illustrated American Ed Travel
c1876 2vin1 My Circular Notes J F Campbell First Illustrated American Ed Travel

Price: £210.00

A travel memoir from the late nineteenth century.Written by J F Campbell about his travels from July 6 1874- July 6 1875.Comprising of journals, letters sent home and notes written during the journey.Two volumes in one, complete.Illustrated...

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c1880 10vols Picturesque Europe Subscription Edition Scarce Illustrated
c1880 10vols Picturesque Europe Subscription Edition Scarce Illustrated

Price: £590.00

An uncommon subscriber's edition copy of this fascinating and lavishly illustrated travel work on Europe, complete in ten divisions. This copy is undated, dated using Copac. This work was...

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c1880 3vols Illustrated Travels a Record of Discovery Geography and Adventure
c1880 3vols Illustrated Travels a Record of Discovery Geography and Adventure

Price: £175.00

Three volumes of H W Bates' popular Illustrated Travels. Volumes I, III and IV of this publication from Cassell Illustrated publishing company.With hundreds of illustrations across all volumes, collated complete. Henry Walter...

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c1880 Die Wissenschaftlichen Ergebnisse der Vega-Expedition Adolf Nordenskjold
c1880 Die Wissenschaftlichen Ergebnisse der Vega-Expedition Adolf Nordenskjold

Price: £340.00

A fascinating and exciting set of accounts detailing Adolf Erik Nordenskjld's initial navigation of the Northeast Passage by steamship. Written in German. Beautifully illustrated throughout the text with numerous engravings. Featuring various...

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c1880 The Pictorial Tour Of The World Comprising Pen And Pencil Sketches
c1880 The Pictorial Tour Of The World Comprising Pen And Pencil Sketches

Price: £90.00

A uncommon edition of The Pictorial Tour of the World, in attractive cloth binding.Including pen and pencil sketches throughout of "travel, incident, adventure, and scenery, in all parts of the globe" , this work makes for a very interesting...

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c1880 The Pictorial Tour of the World Travel Scenery Adventure Illustrated
c1880 The Pictorial Tour of the World Travel Scenery Adventure Illustrated

Price: £65.00

A beautifully illustrated tour of the world, travelling across the globe, fully illustrated throughout with both monochrome and coloured illustrations. This charming book takes the reader on...

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c1880 Travel PHOTOGRAPHS MONACO NICE, Italy
c1880 Travel PHOTOGRAPHS MONACO NICE, Italy

Price: £79.99

Eleven photographs glued onto card mounts. c1880 Titles are: Monte Carlo Jardin du Casino Monte Carlo Le Thatre du Casino Gorges du Loup G. Monaco vue Prise du Cap Dail G. Monte Carlo Les Jardins Nice. Avenue de la Gare Cannes...

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c1888 The Far North Exploration in The Arctic Regions Elisha Kent Kane Illus
c1888 The Far North Exploration in The Arctic Regions Elisha Kent Kane Illus

Price: £70.00

An account of Elisha Kent Kane's Arctic expeditions.First thus, a one volume edition of the previously issued two volumes.With an illustrated frontispiece.Undated, dated using Copac. Kane was an American explorer and medical officer....

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c1889 RIVERS Of Great Britain Descriptive Historical Pictorial First Edition
c1889 RIVERS Of Great Britain Descriptive Historical Pictorial First Edition

Price: £59.99

A beautifully illustrated late Victorian guide to the rivers of the British isles. Special Edition. Featuring an illustrated frontispiece. Contains numerous illustrated plates and illustrations in the text. Contains: the Highland...

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c1890 Columbus Voyages of Discovery Washington Irving Discovery Popular Edition
c1890 Columbus Voyages of Discovery Washington Irving Discovery Popular Edition

Price: £45.00

The 'popular edition' of this historical work.Undated, dated from Copac.This work follows the history of Columbus's voyages of discovery to America and further. There are also writings of Columbus's contemporary travellers. Written...

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c1890 Mary Hield Glimpses Of South America Or The Land Of The Pampas Illustrated
c1890 Mary Hield Glimpses Of South America Or The Land Of The Pampas Illustrated

Price: £99.99

Glimpses of South America or, the Landing Pampas by Mary Hield is a book intended for young readers about South America. Illustrated with numerous engravings integrated with text. In a presentation binding for Camberwell Grammar...

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c1890 Neuestes Rhein-Panorama von Mainz bis Koeln Illustrated Folding Plate
c1890 Neuestes Rhein-Panorama von Mainz bis Koeln Illustrated Folding Plate

Price: £55.00

A beautiful folding plate showing the River Rhine running through Cologne to Mainz. A large panoramic folding plate, showing the journey of the River Rhine from Cologne to Mainz in Germany,...

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c1890 Our own Country Illustrated Descriptive Pictorial Historical Volume one
c1890 Our own Country Illustrated Descriptive Pictorial Historical Volume one

Price: £27.00

A thoroughly illustrated first two volumes of descriptive, historical and pictorial accounts of Britain.Illustrated frontispieces of the Port of Liverpool and Lichfield Cathedral with numerous illustrations throughout, including...

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c1890 Pictorial Adventure and Travel C Lang Neil Illustrated
c1890 Pictorial Adventure and Travel C Lang Neil Illustrated

Price: £34.99

A scarce copy of this illustrated travel book. Including entires on diamond mining, Mount Vesuvius, the South Sea Islands, and many more. With numerous monochrome vignette illustrations throughout.

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c1890 Stanley and Africa The Travels, Adventures and Discoveries
c1890 Stanley and Africa The Travels, Adventures and Discoveries

Price: £90.00

An illustrated edition of Stanley and Africa.Sir Henry Morton Stanley GCB, born John Rowlands (1841 1904), was a Welsh journalist and explorer famous for his exploration of central Africa and his search for missionary and explorer...

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c1890 Welsh Pictures Drawn With Pen and Pencil Richard Lovett Illustrated Travel
c1890 Welsh Pictures Drawn With Pen and Pencil Richard Lovett Illustrated Travel

Price: £37.00

A collection of illustrations of Wales.Undated, dated using Copac.In original pictorial cloth binding.Drawings to this work are by a variety of artists. They have been compiled with accompanying writings by Richard Lovett.Richard...

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c1900 Heidelberg Folding Plate Souvenir Tourist Illustrated Very Scarce
c1900 Heidelberg Folding Plate Souvenir Tourist Illustrated Very Scarce

Price: £90.00

A very scarce work of local interest, documenting the buildings and landmarks of the city of Heidelberg. A very scarce work. Undated, with no matches on copac. In the publisher's original...

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c1900 New Illustrated Guide of the Cote d'Emeraude by E Herpin Travel Scarce
c1900 New Illustrated Guide of the Cote d'Emeraude by E Herpin Travel Scarce

Price: £19.99

A souvenir guide to The Emerald Coast. Written by Eugene Herpin, a professor of rhetoric, lawyer and historian, who invented the phrase 'Emerald Coast' to describe the north coast of Brittany between Cape Freels and Cancale due...

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c1900 Quatre Annees Dans les Glaces du Pole by Otto Sverdrup Fram Nansen Illus
c1900 Quatre Annees Dans les Glaces du Pole by Otto Sverdrup Fram Nansen Illus

Price: £160.00

An account of Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen's second voyage aboard the "Fram". In French. With many illustrations and maps. Fridtjof Nansen (10 October 1861 13 May 1930) was a Norwegian explorer, scientist, diplomat, humanitarian...

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c1900 Westward Ho or the Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh Illustrated
c1900 Westward Ho or the Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh Illustrated

Price: £60.00

A book of the Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, of Burrough, in the County of Devon.Rendered into Modern English by Charles Kingsley.Illustrated by William Rainey.With an Introduction by William Keith Leask.

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c1904 Missionary Pioneering in Bolivia by Will Payne and Chas T W Wilson
c1904 Missionary Pioneering in Bolivia by Will Payne and Chas T W Wilson

Price: £59.99

A travel book on Bolivia by Will Payne and Chas T. W. Wilson.With numerous black and white plates.With a fold-out map to the rear of the volume.From the Introduction: "Of all the countries on the face of the earth there are few about...

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c1906 Pearson's Road Map of New South Wales Robinson Folding Map Very Scarce
c1906 Pearson's Road Map of New South Wales Robinson Folding Map Very Scarce

Price: £170.00

A very scarce linen-backed folding road map of New South Wales, Australia, by Pearson's, compiled and published by H. E. C. Robinson. Joseph Pearson was a draper, cyclist and map publisher who...

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c1911 W.H. Koebel In The Maoriland Bush With Thirty Six Plates First Edition
c1911 W.H. Koebel In The Maoriland Bush With Thirty Six Plates First Edition

Price: £30.00

A first UK edition of this travel volume by William Henry Koebel.With thirty-six monochrome plates throughout, the work makes for a interesting account of New Zealand before it had reached the level prosperity and industrialisation...

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c1911-20 3vol Georges Cain Environs And Tableaux De Paris And Le Long Des Rues
c1911-20 3vol Georges Cain Environs And Tableaux De Paris And Le Long Des Rues

Price: £150.00

A lovely collection of three books by Georges Cain about Paris with numerous black and white illustrations.  In three volumes. Tableaux de Paris (Paintings of Paris) with 113 illustrations and maps, old and new. Environs...

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c1912 Photography Album Travels London to Algiers Charles Roux Theodore Mante
c1912 Photography Album Travels London to Algiers Charles Roux Theodore Mante

Price: £300.00

A collection of travel photographs from London to Algiers.Photographs follow a journey from London to Folkestone, across the channel through Dijon to Marseilles and then from Marseilles to Algiers by boat.Dated from the two boats in...

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c1912 Sassa yo Yassa Japanische Tanze Bernhard Kellermann Illustrated
c1912 Sassa yo Yassa Japanische Tanze Bernhard Kellermann Illustrated

Price: £45.00

A charmingly illustrated book about Japanese dances and culture. Written in the original German. A book about Japanese dances, and culture in Japan. Some of the dances described in this book...

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c1915 2vols Belgium the Glorious Her Country and Her People Walter Hutchinson
c1915 2vols Belgium the Glorious Her Country and Her People Walter Hutchinson

Price: £90.00

Two volumes of this compelling guide to Belgium.Illustrated throughout both volumes with numerous colour plates and maps.Written by numerous people such as Demetrius Charles Boulger, Clive Holland, Cyril Scudamore and Oscar...

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c1915 On the Trail of Stevenson Illustrated Clayton Hamilton Scotland France
c1915 On the Trail of Stevenson Illustrated Clayton Hamilton Scotland France

Price: £24.99

A beautifully illustrated exploration of the life and work of Robert Louis Stevenson through the places he lived and travelled to. The book begins in Stevenson's home of Edinburgh and travels through the rest of Scotland, England,...

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c1920 Guide to the Highlands of Scotland Ninth Edition Revised
c1920 Guide to the Highlands of Scotland Ninth Edition Revised

Price: £55.00

A Guide to the Highlands of Scotland.With eight district maps and plans of Aberdeen, Inverness and Oban.Fifty illustrations.Ninth edition - revised.

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c1924 Deserts Idle by Michael H Mason Illustrated from Photographs
c1924 Deserts Idle by Michael H Mason Illustrated from Photographs

Price: £54.99

An edition of Desert Idles by Michael H. Mason, Author of The Arctic Forests.Illustrated from photographs.With a map inserted into a pocket into the rear of the volume.

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c1925 In the Heart of Savagedom Illustrated Stuart Watt Missionary East Africa
c1925 In the Heart of Savagedom Illustrated Stuart Watt Missionary East Africa

Price: £150.00

An interesting and well illustrated account of life as a missionary in East Africa.  Author's dedication on front free end-paper dated to 1921 and facsimile signature to frontispiece portrait of author.  Seventy...

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c1929 Labrador Looks at the Orient GRENFELL Travel
c1929 Labrador Looks at the Orient GRENFELL Travel

Price: £29.99

Publisher's blue cloth binding with black titles to spine and border to front board. This is the second impression and illustrated with frontispiece and further plates throughout. Sir Wilfred Thomason Grenfell, KCMG (February 28,...

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c1950 Flinders Chase by Mervinia Masterman with Illustrations
c1950 Flinders Chase by Mervinia Masterman with Illustrations

Price: £19.99

A lovely travel book on Flinders Chase, South Australia.Written and illustrated by Mervinia Masterman.Place of Enchantment for Nature-lovers.

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c1950 Selection of Postcards from British Mountains and Mountain Climbing Album
c1950 Selection of Postcards from British Mountains and Mountain Climbing Album

Price: £170.00

A collection of postcards from various mountains and locations in Britain.Tipped in to an album with hand-written captions. With 69 postcards on 16 leaves.Postcard locations include Tryfan, Glyders, Snowdon, Llanberis Pass, Lliwedd,...

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c1977 Inchcape Review Snowdon Itinerary Travel Illustrated Slipcase
c1977 Inchcape Review Snowdon Itinerary Travel Illustrated Slipcase

Price: £25.00

This is a beautifully illustrated book produced by Inchcape and Co.With photographs by Snowdon.Inchcape is an international automotive services group which operates in many countries. This book is the result of a commission by them...

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