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Christ's Folk In The Apennine. Reminiscences of Her Friends Among The Tuscan Peasantry., ALEXANDER, Francesca; RUSKIN, John;
1 ALEXANDER, Francesca; RUSKIN, John; Christ's Folk In The Apennine. Reminiscences of Her Friends Among The Tuscan Peasantry.
Orpington, Kent George Allen 1887 1st edition 
Hardback. Size approx 7 x 5 ins. Quarter bound in dark green calf leather to spine and corners, pebbled cloth boards. Red and brown leather spine labels, with gilt lettering, raised and gilt banding to spine. Gilt edging to boards. Red page edges. In very good condition. Fading to spine and top edge of front board. Corners and edges rubbed, Some rubbing to boards. Leather nicked on rear corners. Mild foxing to endpapers. Else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. Bound by “Macniven & Wallace, Edinburgh” stamp to front endpaper. 264pp. 
Price: 70.00 GBP
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The Guide to the Regal Green Vaults at Dresden., ANON:
2 ANON: The Guide to the Regal Green Vaults at Dresden.
Dresden. Wilhelm Baensch. 1889 
8vo. In light green stiff card covers with black lettering to spine and front. No endpapers. 88pp. With b/w engraved plates and illustrations in text. Decorated chapter headings. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Small marks to covers. Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to early and late pages. Else a clean and tight copy. A guidebook to the Saxon Royal Family art and antiques. A room-by-room guide to the 8 rooms in the western wing of the Regal Palace in Dresden, Germany, listing all the objects with a brief description. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Fair Touraine. Stories and Legends of the Loire, Illustrated with ninety facsimile reproductions of original drawings and copper-plate engravings by the author., AULTON, MARGARET:
3 AULTON, MARGARET: Fair Touraine. Stories and Legends of the Loire, Illustrated with ninety facsimile reproductions of original drawings and copper-plate engravings by the author.
John Lane, The Bodley Head. London. 1925 (1st.). 
Folio. In black cloth covers with gilt to spine. Illustrated endpapers. 188pp. Prof. ills. with b/w engraved plates and drawings with fold out map. In good condition. Spine rubbed and chipped at ends. Small marks to covers. Corners slightly bumped. Mild foxing to edges. Front hinge slightly cracked. Foxing spots to endpapers affecting some pages and plates inside. A History/travel book about the Touraine region of France. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Zeitscrift Des Deutschen Und Osterreichischen Alpen-vereins, Barth, Hans (ed.)
4 Barth, Hans (ed.) Zeitscrift Des Deutschen Und Osterreichischen Alpen-vereins
Jahrgang 1908 
Bound in original grey cloth with black on spine and illustration on cover. pp.viii 398pp., with 30 plates, including foldout 111 text figures. A very good copy. A few slight scratches on covers. German language book on climbing in the german and Austrian Alps in early 20thC. 
Price: 11.00 GBP
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The Faces of Europe., BULLOCK, ALAN (ed):
5 BULLOCK, ALAN (ed): The Faces of Europe.
Phaidon Press. 1980 
In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. With dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly rubbed on edges. Not price clipped). Inscription on half title page. Else a clean and tight copy. 448pp. Prof. ills. with b/w and colour plates. Illustrated endpapers. “Thirty specially commissioned essays reviewing the economic, cultural and political heritage of Europe.” Deliberately avoiding a systematic treatment, the authors aim to stimulate the reader’s imaginative reponse to the human riches that make up the multi-faceted heritage of Europe. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Pictures of Travel in the South of France. Illustrated with fifty engravings on wood., DUMAS, ALEXANDER:
6 DUMAS, ALEXANDER: Pictures of Travel in the South of France. Illustrated with fifty engravings on wood.
National Illustrated Library. London. n.d. ca1850 
8vo In maroon decorated cloth covers with gilt to spine and blind embossed decor to covers. Top edge gilt. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Covers part faded. Mild foxing to edges. Occasional foxing spots inside. Else a clean and tight copy. 301pp. With engraved plates and illustrations in text. "M. Dumas, in the following pages, alludes to those tourists who travel a thousand miles to view a wonder, while they have never observed a still greater wonder at their own doors. In fact, the work may be considered as, in some respects, a satire on this class of easy and comfortable persons". A guide to the South of France by the novelist Alexandre Dumas. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Lucerne et Lac Des IV Cantons (Lake Lucerne and the Four Townships) Souvenir Album of Lucerne in Switzerland with 24 Mounted Early Colour Photographic Plates., E. Goetz Kunst;
7 E. Goetz Kunst; Lucerne et Lac Des IV Cantons (Lake Lucerne and the Four Townships) Souvenir Album of Lucerne in Switzerland with 24 Mounted Early Colour Photographic Plates.
E. Goetz Kunst Anstalt Luzern, Lucerne, 1900 
Oblong 8 x 11 inches. Half bound blue cloth and printed pictorial grey cloth covered boards. Rounded corners. In very good condition. Some light marks to boards with some minor rubbing to edges. First plate darkened around edges with some minor rubbing to top else inside clean and thight throughout. Plates are bright and vivid. 24 colour photo plates. 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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8 GERMANY - LIEBIG: Alt - Frankfurt a. M. 12 Ansichten nach Oelgemälden von B. LIEBIG.
Jacobs, Kunstverlag. Frankfurt a.M. (n.d.). 
. 12 very nice postcards with pictures of Frankfurt after Liebig, in conertina form in grey paper folder. Very good. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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A History of Greece. From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation Contemporary with Alexander the Great. A New Edition. In Twelve Volumes. With Portrait, Maps, and Plans., GROTE, GEORGE:
9 GROTE, GEORGE: A History of Greece. From the Earliest Period to the Close of the Generation Contemporary with Alexander the Great. A New Edition. In Twelve Volumes. With Portrait, Maps, and Plans.
London, John Murray, 1869 (New ed.). 
12 volumes. Hardback, 7 x 4.5 inches. In full tree-calf leather bindings, twin red leather spine labels lettered in gilt, with raised and gilt banding and decoration to spines. Gilt decorations to board edges and blind embossed inner dentelles. Marbled endpapers and page edges. Gilt vignette to front board of vol.1. “Rugby School.” In very good conditions. Some rubbing and shelf wear to edges and boards. Corners and ends of spines bumped and rubbed, a couple of bumps to edges. Partial darkening to front board vol.1. Some fading/darkening to spines. Some minor darkening and small spots to endpapers and light stain to top half of frontis portrait. Bookplates to front endpaper of vol.1. Some neat pencil notes to page margins. Else inside pages and plates very clean and tight throughout. Illustrated with an engraved frontis portrait, and folding Maps and Plans. 
Price: 395.00 GBP
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Syracuse a handbook to its history and principal monuments., GUIDO, MARGARET:
10 GUIDO, MARGARET: Syracuse a handbook to its history and principal monuments.
Max Parrish. London. 1961 2nd edition. 
Size 4.75 x 7.25 inches. In light blue hard card covers with maroon lettering to spine and front. With matching dustwrapper. 96pp. With b/w photographs, map and plans. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Small marks. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. The ‘first and only’ guidebook in English contains a short history of Syracuse, descriptions of buildings, monuments and antiquities, points of interest, chronology and practical information. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Azure Coast. a diary of the French and Italian Rivieras. With illustrations by the author., HALL, WARREN:
11 HALL, WARREN: Azure Coast. a diary of the French and Italian Rivieras. With illustrations by the author.
Neville Woodbury Ltd. London. 1952 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In red cloth covers with black lettering to spine. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 231pp. With monochrome plates by the author. The author describes his travels in France and Italy in the early 1950s. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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The Ardennes & the Walloon Country, HOLLAND, CLIVE:
12 HOLLAND, CLIVE: The Ardennes & the Walloon Country
The Medici Society 1927 1st edition 
Bound in original orange cloth with black wording to front and spine. With dustwrapper. In good condition with good dustwrapper (spine faded and rubbed with small chips and tears at top. Rubbed at edges and small tear at top front. Small mark on front). Not price clipped. Mild foxing to endpapers. A couple of slight separations at gatherings. 164pp. Prof. ills. with b/w photographs. Dedication to HM Queen Elizabeth of Belgium is dated 1927. Contents include: Antwerp, Malines, Liege, Namur and The Meuse from Liege to Namur. An interesting book with some nice old photographs showing Belgium as it was nearly 100 years ago. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Normandy: The Scenery & Romance of its Ancient Towns., HOME, GORDON:
13 HOME, GORDON: Normandy: The Scenery & Romance of its Ancient Towns.
J.M.Dent & Sons, London / E. P. Dutton & Co., New York 1905 (1st.).30 
Tall 8vo. ( 17 cm x 23 cm). Nice blue pictorial cloth gt. 24 coloured plates and 9 line drawings by the author. 248 pp. Endpapers trifle darkened. Very good. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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The Night of Fires And Other Breton Studies. Put into English by Frances M. Gostling. With Photographs by W.A. and F.M. Gostling., LE BRAZ, Anatole; GOSTLING, Frances M.;
14 LE BRAZ, Anatole; GOSTLING, Frances M.; The Night of Fires And Other Breton Studies. Put into English by Frances M. Gostling. With Photographs by W.A. and F.M. Gostling.
Chapman & Hall, London 1912 
Approx 8 x 5 ins. In black cloth with gilt lettering to spine, orange printed lettering and bordering and flame designs to front and spine. Top edges gilt. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners, some minor rubbing to boards. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Some mild foxing to pages else a nice tight copy. 272pp. Photographs by W.A. and F.M. Gostling. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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15 Madame Ida Pfeiffer Visit to Iceland And The Scandinavian North Translated from the German. With numerous explanatory notes, and eight tinted engravings. To which are added an essay on Icelandic Poetry,... and a Brief Sketch of Icelandic History.
London, Ingram Cooke, and Co. 1852 1st edition 
Hardback, size approx 8 x 5 inches. In blind embossed dark green cloth bearing the title National Illustrated Library and national flowers, along with the national heraldic shields. Spine title along with the national flowers, roses, shamrock, thistles, all in gilt. Yellow endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing on edges, with corners a little bumped. Spine slightly darkened, slightly rubbed and a little nicked at ends. Small mark to rear board. Inside some minor foxing to endpapers, & a few marks and spots to edges of pages and plates. Front hinge cracked between endpapers. Binders label to rear; “Leighton Son & Hodge, Shoe Lane London.” Else pages clean & tight. - Engravings show, Stockholm, Christiana, Copengagen, geysers, Icelandic scenery, Hecla, the Falls of Trollhatta. The journey was made in 1845 by this intrepid woman traveller. The first English edition and a standard work for many years. xv + 354 pp. 8 tinted engravings including frontispiece, and a pictorial vignette title page. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Through France and Belgium, By River and Canal, In The Steam Yacht ‘Ytene.’, MOENS, W. J. C.;
16 MOENS, W. J. C.; Through France and Belgium, By River and Canal, In The Steam Yacht ‘Ytene.’
Hurst and Blackett, London. 1876 1st edition 
Size 6 x 9 inches. In bright red/orange cloth with black designs to front and rear boards and gilt designs and lettering to spine. Navy blue endpapers. In very good condition. Corners and edges slightly rubbed. Spine darkened. Binding is tight and sound, many uncut page sections. Some small foxing spots to page edges else a very tight and clean copy. 310pp + 16pp (cat). With a frontis and title vignette. And many beautiful chapter headings and footer decorations. Relevant Newspaper clipping loose in front. 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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Here in Spain., MORTIMER, CHAPMAN:
17 MORTIMER, CHAPMAN: Here in Spain.
London. The Cresset Press. 1955 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Mild foxing to edges. Slight foxing to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 336pp. The author describes his travels in Spain and the people he meets. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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Diary of a Pilgrim., POE, EMMA:
18 POE, EMMA: Diary of a Pilgrim.
Private. n.d. ca 2000 
Size 5.75 x 8.25 inches. In illustrated beige limp card covers. 115pp. With b/w line drawings by the author. In very good condition. Small marks to front. Else a clean and tight copy. Three middle aged English women walk the Pilgrim road to Santiago de Compostela. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Tourist in Spain. Andalusia. (Jenning's Landscape Annual)., ROSCOE, T; ROBERTS, David;
19 ROSCOE, T; ROBERTS, David; The Tourist in Spain. Andalusia. (Jenning's Landscape Annual).
Robert Jennings & Co. London. 1836 1st 
Full green morocco leather, embossed decoration to front and gilt to spine and page edges. In very good condition. Minor rubbing to edges and corners. Spine slightly darkened. Some minor foxing to endpapers and plates (with tissue guards). Esle inside clean and tight. 280pp; 21 steel-engraved plates by DAVID ROBERTS (incl.frontis.& title vign.). Plus smaller wood engravings. 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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Miscellaneous Travels of J. W. Goethe. Comprising Letter from Switzerland; The Campaign in France, 1792; The Seige of Mainz; And A Tour on The Rhine, Maine, and Neckar, 1814-15., SCHMITZ, L. Dora (ed);
20 SCHMITZ, L. Dora (ed); Miscellaneous Travels of J. W. Goethe. Comprising Letter from Switzerland; The Campaign in France, 1792; The Seige of Mainz; And A Tour on The Rhine, Maine, and Neckar, 1814-15.
George Bell & Sons. London. 1882 1st edition 
Size approx 5 x 7.5 inches. In navy blue cloth with embossed bordering and gilt to spine. In very good condition. Corners bumped. A Couple of minor marks to spine, ends nicked, a couple of minor splits at edges. Rear inside hinge cracked. Faint inscription to endpaper. Inside pages with the odd pencil notation else generally clean and tight throughout. 424 + 20pp. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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