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Life in Our Own and Other Lands. With coloured illustrations. Chambersís Supplementary Readers.
1 Life in Our Own and Other Lands. With coloured illustrations. Chambersís Supplementary Readers.
London. W & R. Chambers Ltd. 1907 1st edition. 
Size 4.75 x 7.25 inches. In blue cloth covers with black lettering to spine and front.. 160pp. With b/w and colour photo plates and illustrations. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened and rubbed at ends. Corners slightly rubbed and bumped. Slight browning to endpapers. Neat pencil inscription to front free endpaper. Publisherís compliments rubber stamp to main title page. A couple of small tears. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. Book intended for young readers with descriptions of peoples of other lands in language typical of the time. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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An Account of A Voyage to New South Wales. To which is prefixed a Detail of His Life, Trials, Speeches &c. (Classics of Exploration Series), ( TIME LIFE FACSIMILE REPRINT ); BARRINGTON, George;
2 ( TIME LIFE FACSIMILE REPRINT ); BARRINGTON, George; An Account of A Voyage to New South Wales. To which is prefixed a Detail of His Life, Trials, Speeches &c. (Classics of Exploration Series)
Time Life Books, Amsterdam 1984 
8vo. (5.5 x 8.5 inches). Brown leather binding with raised banding to spine and Red / gold decororation and lettering. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. In excellent, near fine condition. No inscriptions or marks. 472pp. Enriched with beautiful coloured prints. Folding map. Loosely laid in is a leaf by “Time Life Books” giving detailed information on the author and his life. “This leather-bound volume - lavishly illustrated and complete with two fold-out maps - has been photographically reproduced from the first edition published in 1810 and thus preserves the historical authenticity of the work, including typographical errors and printing irregularities”. 
Price: 23.00 GBP
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First Footsteps in East Africa. Or, An Exploration of Harar. Memorial Edition. 2 Volumes Complete. (Classics of Exploration Series), ( TIME LIFE FACSIMILE REPRINT ); BURTON, Captain Sir Richard F.;
3 ( TIME LIFE FACSIMILE REPRINT ); BURTON, Captain Sir Richard F.; First Footsteps in East Africa. Or, An Exploration of Harar. Memorial Edition. 2 Volumes Complete. (Classics of Exploration Series)
Time Life Books, Amsterdam 1982 
2 volumes. 8vo. (5.5 x 8.5 inches). Brown leather binding with raised banding to spine and Red / gold decororation and lettering. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. In very good condition. Some very light rubbing on spine. No inscriptions or marks. With colour illustrations and plans. 209pp. “This leather-bound volume - lavishly illustrated and complete with two fold-out maps - has been photographically reproduced from the first edition published in 1894 and thus preserves the historical authenticity of the work, including typographical errors and printing irregularities”. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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The North Pole. With an Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt. (Classics of Exploration Series), ( TIME LIFE FACSIMILE REPRINT ); PEARY, Robert E.;
4 ( TIME LIFE FACSIMILE REPRINT ); PEARY, Robert E.; The North Pole. With an Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt. (Classics of Exploration Series)
Time Life Books, Amsterdam 1985 
8vo. (5.5 x 8.5 inches). Brown leather binding with raised banding to spine and Red / gold decororation and lettering. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. In excellent, near fine condition. No inscriptions or marks. With portrait, folding maps and numerous illustrations. 326pp. Loosely laid in is a leaf by “Time Life Books” giving detailed information on the author and his life. “This leather-bound volume - lavishly illustrated and complete with two fold-out maps - has been photographically reproduced from the first edition published in 1910 and thus preserves the historical authenticity of the work, including typographical errors and printing irregularities”. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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The World Encompassed and Analogous Contemporary Documents concerning Sir Francis Drake's Circumnavigation of the World. With an Appreciation of the Achievement by Sir Richard Carnac Temple., (DRAKE)
5 (DRAKE) The World Encompassed and Analogous Contemporary Documents concerning Sir Francis Drake's Circumnavigation of the World. With an Appreciation of the Achievement by Sir Richard Carnac Temple.
London, The Argonaut Press, 1926 (1st.ed.in this form). LIMITED EDITION( 975 copies). This No.878. 
Hardback, Tall 8vo. 10.5 x 7.5 inches. Vellum spine gt. Blue cloth covers with sm.gold ill.on fr.cover. In very good condition. Some minor darkening to spine and marks to cloth, some light fading to cloth. Inside, page edges rought cut else a very clean and tight copy. Original colour woodcut by WILLIAM MONK, R.E.; 9 other ills.& maps (some fold out). 235pp.(Japon vellum paper). 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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Scott's Last Expedition. The Personal journals of Captain R. F. Scott on his journey to the South Pole. Introduction by Sir V. Fuchs., (SCOTT, R. F.;)
6 (SCOTT, R. F.;) Scott's Last Expedition. The Personal journals of Captain R. F. Scott on his journey to the South Pole. Introduction by Sir V. Fuchs.
London. The Folio Society 1964 1st thus 
Tall 8vo. 10 x 7 ins. Blue cloth with silver lettering and design to front. with hard card slipcase. In very good condition with good slip case, (sc, rubbing to edges and corners, ends of spine corners split.) 16 photo.plts; Map on endps; 322pp; 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Mediterranean Illustrated. Picturesque Views and Descriptions of its Cities, Shores and Islands. By the author of "The Buried Cities of Campania", "Catacombs of Rome", etc;, ADAMS, William:
7 ADAMS, William: The Mediterranean Illustrated. Picturesque Views and Descriptions of its Cities, Shores and Islands. By the author of "The Buried Cities of Campania", "Catacombs of Rome", etc;
T. Nelson & Sons, 1880 
Large hardback, approx 13 x 10 inches. Brown cloth decorative gilt lettering and pictorial vignettes to spine and front, with black and gilt decorative panelling and decorations. Beveled edge boards, all edges gilt. Dark brown endpapers. In very good condition. Corners bumped and edges rubbed, Nicks to cloth on bottom corners and bottom end of spine. Some minor scratches and marks to boards. Some dark foxing spots to frontis and title page, also to first and last few pages including map and index. Some spots throughout. Else a very nice tight copy. 373pp. Profusely illustrated with 146 wood-engravings and full-page plates and coloured maps. Contents: Gibraltar/ Malta/ Spanish Coast-line/ The French Coast/ Corsica/ Sardinia/ Italian Coast/ Neapolitan Coast/Naples & Coast/Sicily & Southern Shores/ East Coast of Italy/ Venice/ Italian Notes/ Austrian Coast on the Adriatic/Shores of Greece/ Athens/ Isles of Greece/ East Coast of Greece/ Coast of Asia Minor/ Coast of Syria/ Coast of Palestine/ Coast of Africa. 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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On The "Polar Star" in the Arctic Sea. By His Royal Highness Duke of the Abruzzi. With Statements of Commander U. Cagni upon the Sledge Expedition to 86* 34’ North, and of Dr. Cavalli Molinelli upon his return to the Bay of Teplitz. Translated by William Le Queux. In Two Volumes, with 212 Illustrations, 16 Full-Page Photogravure Plates, 2 Panoramas, and 5 Maps., AMEDIO of SAVOY, Luigi;
8 AMEDIO of SAVOY, Luigi; On The "Polar Star" in the Arctic Sea. By His Royal Highness Duke of the Abruzzi. With Statements of Commander U. Cagni upon the Sledge Expedition to 86* 34’ North, and of Dr. Cavalli Molinelli upon his return to the Bay of Teplitz. Translated by William Le Queux. In Two Volumes, with 212 Illustrations, 16 Full-Page Photogravure Plates, 2 Panoramas, and 5 Maps.
London Hutchinson & co. 1903 1st edition 
2 volumes. Hardbacks. Approx 10 x 7.5 inches. In blue buckram cloth with beveled boards, gilt lettering to spines, and embossed gilt ‘ship’ designs to front boards. Top page edges gilt. Plain endpapers. In very good conditions. A couple of small marks to cloths, some minor rubbing to rears boards. Endpapers slightly darkened with crack between front endpapers of vol.1. Embossed stamp “Trumpets Hill, Reigate” to endpapers. Tissue guards darkened, some spots to edges of plates, else Inside pages very clean and tight throughout. Beautiful copies. 702pp + xxii+xii. 212 Illustrations, 16 Full-Page Photogravure Plates, 2 Panoramas, and 5 Maps (2 in pocket at rear of vol.2.) 
Price: 295.00 GBP
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From Settlement to City. A History of the District of Tea Tree Gully 1836-1976., AUHL, IAN:
9 AUHL, IAN: From Settlement to City. A History of the District of Tea Tree Gully 1836-1976.
Linton Publications PTY. Limited. 1978 2nd edition. 
Size 7.25 x 9.75 inches. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. Brown endpapers. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded with small chips at ends. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 380pp. With b/w photographs, maps and plans The history of Tea Tree Gully in the Adelaide Hills, Australia. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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The Dominion of Canada with Newfoundland and an Excursion to Alaska. Handbook for travellers. With 14 Maps and 12 Plans. Fourth Revised and Augmented Edition., BAEDEKER, KARL:
10 BAEDEKER, KARL: The Dominion of Canada with Newfoundland and an Excursion to Alaska. Handbook for travellers. With 14 Maps and 12 Plans. Fourth Revised and Augmented Edition.
Leipzig / London Karl Baedeker / George Allen & Unwin / New York. Chas. Scribner's Sons. 1922 4th 
Sm.8vo. Hardback. Approx 6.5 x 4.5 ins.) Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front. Blind embossed decoration and rounded corners. Marbled edges. In very good condition. Minor rubbing to edges. Crease to front corner. Ends of spine rubbed. Slight crack to front hinge, else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 420pp; 134 maps (folding) & 12 plans. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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St Helena. The Island, Her People and their Ship., BAIN, KENNETH:
11 BAIN, KENNETH: St Helena. The Island, Her People and their Ship.
Wilton. York. 1993 1st edition. 
Tall 8vo. In green cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 194pp. With colour photographs, line drawings and map. In fine condition with fine dustwrapper. A very clean and tight copy. A portrait of the Island and the people of St Helena, and their lives. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Gleanings, Pictorial and Antiquarian, on the Overland Route. By the Author of “Forty Days in The Desert.”, BARTLETT, William H.:
12 BARTLETT, William H.: Gleanings, Pictorial and Antiquarian, on the Overland Route. By the Author of “Forty Days in The Desert.”
London, Virtue & Co., 1851 1st edition 
Hardback, 10 x 6.5 inches. In full dark maroon morocco leather binding. Raised banding, gilt lettering and gilt decorations to spine, with gilt panelled decorations and ‘elephant’ vignette to front. Gilt decorative board edging and inner dentelles. Marbled endpapers, all page edges gilt. In very good condition. Some rubbing to extremities; corners and edges of boards, raised banding and edges of spine. Endpapers darkened, small chip to leading edge of front endpaper. Steel plates darkened with some heavy foxing, some minor darkening to pages opposite, else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. 256pp. 28 Steel engravings including frontis, decorative title page and Map. Plus 23 Woodcut illustrations within text. 
Price: 395.00 GBP
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Beckoning Horizon. The story of a Journey Round the World. With 25 illustrations and 3 maps., BENN, WEDGEWOOD / BENN, MARGARET:
13 BENN, WEDGEWOOD / BENN, MARGARET: Beckoning Horizon. The story of a Journey Round the World. With 25 illustrations and 3 maps.
Cassell and Co. Ltd. 1935 1st edition. 
Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. Maps to endpapers. 394pp. With b/w photographs and maps to endpapers. In very good condition. Spine slightly faded. Boards part faded. Slight browning to endpapers. Prize bookplate to front endpaper, dated 1938. Else a clean and tight copy. The authors travelled to New York then on to California, decided to visit Asia and returned home by way of Hawaii, Japan, China, Mongolia, Siberia, and the Tartar Republic. A fascinating account of a world tour in the late 1930s. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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A Voyage in the "Sunbeam". Our home on the Ocean for Eleven Months., BRASSEY, MRS:
14 BRASSEY, MRS: A Voyage in the "Sunbeam". Our home on the Ocean for Eleven Months.
Longmans, Green and Co, 1878 7th ed. 
Hardback, 8vo. In pictorial blue cloth covers with decorative gilt lettering and black and gilt vignettes to spine and both boards (blind embossed lettering on rear.) Dark green endpapers. In very good condition. Corners and edges rubbed, spine slightly darkened. A couple of small marks to cloth. Front hinge cracked between endpapers (repaired), some light mild foxing to map at front and to chart at rear, else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. -- An account of a voyage around the world, starting in July 1876 and describing the voyage and the places and people visited. 511pp. With 66 illustrations engraved on wood by G. Pearson, chiefly after drawings by the Hon. A. Y. Bingham. With fold out general Chart giving the course of the circumnavigation voyage and fold out chart of monthly average temperatures of water and air. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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A Year Amongst the Persians. Impressions as to the Life, Character, & Thought of The People of Persia. Received during Twelve Months’ Residence in that Country in the years 1887-1888. With a Memoir by Sir E. Denison Ross., BROWNE, EDWARD GRANVILLE:
15 BROWNE, EDWARD GRANVILLE: A Year Amongst the Persians. Impressions as to the Life, Character, & Thought of The People of Persia. Received during Twelve Months’ Residence in that Country in the years 1887-1888. With a Memoir by Sir E. Denison Ross.
Cambridge, University Press, 1926 1st thus 
Hardback, approx 9.5 x 6.5 inches, in red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and gilt vignette and line decoration to boards. Top edges gilt, in scarce original dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW spine slightly faded with darker patch to middle. Minor rubbing to edges, in protective sleeve.) Small bump to bottom edge of front board. Endpapers slightly darkened, else inside pages very clean and tight throughout. An excellent copy, with scarce dustwrapper. 650 pp. Illustrated with a Frontis portrait of the author in Persian dress, and large folding map at rear. 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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With The Yacht, Camera, and Cycle in the Mediterranean., CAVAN, Earl of;
16 CAVAN, Earl of; With The Yacht, Camera, and Cycle in the Mediterranean.
St. Dunstan’s House, London. Sampson, Low, Marston & Company. 1895 1st 
size 8 x 5 inches. Hardback. Bevelled edges. Dark brown ‘silk’ cloth with contrasting lighter cloth across front. Gilt lettering to front and spine with gilt illustrations to rear board. Top edges gilt. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped, with a couple of small bumps to leading edges. Some light rubbing to cloth at rear. Endpapers darkened, with “W.H.Smith” embossed stamp to corner. Some darkening to pages edges (where rough cut.) Else a clean and tight copy. 94pp. Many b&w “photomezzotope” illustrations. Decorative chapter headings. 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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The Worst Journey in the World. Antarctic 1910-1913. Being an account of Scott’s Last Antarctic Expedition, 1910 - 1913, especially of the winter, Polar, and Search journeys; with the diaries of those who took part. With a postcript 1948. Published by the author., CHERRY-GARRARD, A:
17 CHERRY-GARRARD, A: The Worst Journey in the World. Antarctic 1910-1913. Being an account of Scott’s Last Antarctic Expedition, 1910 - 1913, especially of the winter, Polar, and Search journeys; with the diaries of those who took part. With a postcript 1948. Published by the author.
Chatto & Windus, 1952 (reprint) 
Hardback, 9 x 5.5 ins. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners. Some minor fading to spine and minor marks to boards. Faint ring mark to front. Some minor spots to outer edges else pages very clean and tight throughout. With maps & ills.by the late Doctor Ed.A. Wilson and the Author: Colour frontis & 8 b/w plates. 4 maps. 612pp. One-Volume edition with some corrections and a Postscript published 1951. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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A Voyage Towards The South Pole, and Round The World. Performed in His Majesty’s Ships The Resolution and Adventure, in the years 1772 - 1775. Written by James Cook, Commander of the Resolution. In Which is included, Captain Furneaux’s Narrative of His Proceedings in the Adventure, During the Separation of the Ships. In Two Volumes., COOK, CAPTAIN JAMES:
18 COOK, CAPTAIN JAMES: A Voyage Towards The South Pole, and Round The World. Performed in His Majesty’s Ships The Resolution and Adventure, in the years 1772 - 1775. Written by James Cook, Commander of the Resolution. In Which is included, Captain Furneaux’s Narrative of His Proceedings in the Adventure, During the Separation of the Ships. In Two Volumes.
Dublin, J. Williams, L. White, W. Wilson, C. Jenkin, P. Byrne, and R. Burton, 1784 
2 vols. Hardback, approx 9 x 5 ins. In full mottled calf (Tree-calf?) leather bindings, leather spine labels, and gilt decorations to spines. Plain endpapers and red speckled edges. In good conditions. Corners bumped and chipped, edges of boards bumped and rubbed, hinges all split with glue and tape repairs between endpapers. Later spine labels. Spines heavily rubbed. Spine cracked on vol.1. Some rubbing to boards and small surface chips to leather on vol.1. On title pages “Illustrated with Cuts” has been rubbed out and all plates removed from volumes. With bookplates to endpapers and inscription “Gilbert Lang” to endpaper of vol.1, and corner of title in vol.2. Some minor handling marks else pages very clean and tight. Illustrations removed. Folding table of Languages in rear of vol.2. 
Price: 400.00 GBP
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Coryat's Crudities To which are now added, His Letters from India, &c. and extracts relating to him, From Various Authors: being A more particular Account of his Travels (mostly on Foot) in different Parts of the Globe, than any hitherto published.  Together with his Orations, Character, Death, &c., Coryate, Thomas
19 Coryate, Thomas Coryat's Crudities To which are now added, His Letters from India, &c. and extracts relating to him, From Various Authors: being A more particular Account of his Travels (mostly on Foot) in different Parts of the Globe, than any hitherto published. Together with his Orations, Character, Death, &c.
Reprinted from the Edition of 1611. Published by W. Cater, J. Wilkie, E. Easton of Salisbury, London, 1776 
Complete in 3 volumes. Full polished dark green morocco bindings, maroon title labels, spine gilt in compartments. Lavish git decorations to board’s front & back. All gilt edges. Marbled endpaper. In very good condition. Some very minor rubbing on edges of spine, with the smallest of nick head of spine One. Inside pages very lightly tanned, but overall clean & fresh. Size 8.5 x 5.4 inches With Copper-Plates. 304/484 First collected edition of the writings of Thomas Coryate (1577?–1617), effectively the second edition with additional material. 
Price: 900.00 GBP
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Clear Waters Rising. A Mountain Walk Across Europe., CRANE, NICHOLAS:
20 CRANE, NICHOLAS: Clear Waters Rising. A Mountain Walk Across Europe.
Viking 1996 (1st. ed.). 
Hardback. Tall 8vo. 9.5 x 6 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Fine in fine dustwrapper. - 10,000 km in 500 days to cross Europe's uplands from the Cantabrian mountains, the Pyrenees, Sevenne, Alps, the Carpathians, Transylvanian Alps and Rhodopes, and all on foot. Many coloured photographs. Some b/w maps. 374 pp. 10,000 km in 500 days to cross Europe's uplands from the Cantabrian mountains, the Pyrenees, Sevenne, Alps, the Carpathians, Transylvanian Alps and Rhodopes, and all on foot. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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