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Image for Life in Our Own and Other Lands. With coloured illustrations. Chambers’s Supplementary Readers.

Life in Our Own and Other Lands. With coloured illustrations. Chambers’s Supplementary Readers.

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London. W & R. Chambers Ltd. 1907 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 68848


Size 4.75 x 7.25 inches. In blue cloth covers with black lettering to spine and front.. 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. Publisher’s compliments rubber stamp to main title page. A couple of small tears. Occasional small marks and foxing spots. 160pp. With b/w and colour photo plates and illustrations. Book intended for... View more info

Image for 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)

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)

By: ( TIME LIFE FACSIMILE REPRINT ); BARRINGTON, George;

Price: £23.00

Publisher: Time Life Books, Amsterdam 1984:

Seller ID: 75170


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-o... View more info

Image for First Footsteps in East Africa. Or, An Exploration of Harar. Memorial Edition. 2 Volumes Complete. (Classics of Exploration Series)

First Footsteps in East Africa. Or, An Exploration of Harar. Memorial Edition. 2 Volumes Complete. (Classics of Exploration Series)

By: ( TIME LIFE FACSIMILE REPRINT ); BURTON, Captain Sir Richard F.;

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Time Life Books, Amsterdam 1982:

Seller ID: 75233


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 ... View more info

Image for The North Pole. With an Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt. (Classics of Exploration Series)

The North Pole. With an Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt. (Classics of Exploration Series)

By: ( TIME LIFE FACSIMILE REPRINT ); PEARY, Robert E.;

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Time Life Books, Amsterdam 1985:

Seller ID: 75166


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 fol... View more info

Image for 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's Last Expedition. The Personal journals of Captain R. F. Scott on his journey to the South Pole. Introduction by Sir V. Fuchs.

By: (SCOTT, R. F.;)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London. The Folio Society 1964 1st thus:

Seller ID: 75895


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; View more info

Image for 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;

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;

By: ADAMS, William:

Price: £85.00

Publisher: T. Nelson & Sons, 1880:

Seller ID: 78554


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 pag... View more info

Image for From Settlement to City. A History of the District of Tea Tree Gully 1836-1976.

From Settlement to City. A History of the District of Tea Tree Gully 1836-1976.

By: AUHL, IAN:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Linton Publications PTY. Limited. 1978 2nd edition.:

Seller ID: 70963


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. View more info

Image for 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.

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.

By: BAEDEKER, KARL:

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Leipzig / London Karl Baedeker / George Allen & Unwin / New York. Chas. Scribner's Sons. 1922 4th:

Seller ID: 76880


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. View more info

Image for Switzerland, and the adjacent portions of Italy, Savoy, and Tyrol. Handbook for Travellers. With 59 Maps, 13 Plans, and 11 Panoramas.

Switzerland, and the adjacent portions of Italy, Savoy, and Tyrol. Handbook for Travellers. With 59 Maps, 13 Plans, and 11 Panoramas.

By: BAEDEKER, KARL:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Leipsic, Karl Baedeker 1901 19th ed.:

Seller ID: 79624


Hardback, small 8vo, 6.5 x 4 inches. Red pebbled cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front. Embossed detailing. Rounded corners. Marbled page edges. Yellow endpapers. In very good condition. Cloth nice and bright. Two tiny splits at ends of rear hinge. Endpapers slightly darkened, minor tear to corner edge of folded map at front. Some slight darkening to folded maps/panoramas, the odd minor spot and handling mark else a very clean and tight copy. Illustrated with 59 M... View more info

Image for The Waldenses, Or: Protestant Valley of Piedmont, Dauphiny and The Ban de la Roche. Illustrated by W.H. Bartlett and W. Brockedon.

The Waldenses, Or: Protestant Valley of Piedmont, Dauphiny and The Ban de la Roche. Illustrated by W.H. Bartlett and W. Brockedon.

By: BEATTIE, WILLIAM:

Price: £180.00

Publisher: London, George Virtue, 1838 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 80474


Hardback, Tall 8vo. 11 x 9 inches. Attractive dark half morocco binding with gold lettering and gilt decoration on spine. Yellow endpapers, all edges gilt. In very good condition. Edges rubbed, corners bumped, ends of spine chipped with some loss to bottom end. Some minor fading to cloth on boards. A couple of minor spots else inside pages and plates all very clean and tight. Engraved frontis. portrait, pictorial half title-pg.& 70 steel-engr. views by W.H. BARTLETT ... View more info

Image for The History of the Caliph Vathek; and European Travels. With a portrait, Full-page illustrations, and biographical notice. The Minerva Library of Famous Books.

The History of the Caliph Vathek; and European Travels. With a portrait, Full-page illustrations, and biographical notice. The Minerva Library of Famous Books.

By: BECKFORD, William: BETTANY, G. T.:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co., 1891:

Seller ID: 80297


Hardback, 7 x 5 inches. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering to spine, black lettering and blocked design on front and spine in ‘quarter-bound’ style, with pebbled effect on spine and corners. Decorative patterned endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to front board. Endpapers slightly darkened. Some minor darkening to title page from tissue guard, some minor spots to outer page edges, else a very clean and tight copy. 549pp. With B&W port... View more info

Image for Beckoning Horizon. The story of a Journey Round the World. With 25 illustrations and 3 maps.

Beckoning Horizon. The story of a Journey Round the World. With 25 illustrations and 3 maps.

By: BENN, WEDGEWOOD / BENN, MARGARET:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Cassell and Co. Ltd. 1935 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 73684


Size 5.75 x 8.75 inches. In brown cloth covers with gilt to spine. 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. 394pp. With b/w photographs and maps to endpapers. 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 Repu... View more info

Image for 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.

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.

By: BROWNE, EDWARD GRANVILLE:

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Cambridge, University Press, 1926 1st thus:

Seller ID: 77473


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 scar... View more info

Image for The Raiders Some Passages in the Life of John Faa, Lord and Earl of Little Egypt. Sixth Edition.

The Raiders Some Passages in the Life of John Faa, Lord and Earl of Little Egypt. Sixth Edition.

By: CROCKETT, S. R:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, T. Unwin, 1894 6th:

Seller ID: 79523


Hardback 7.5 x 5 inches. Quarter bound red calf leather and marbled boards. Marbled endpapers and page edges. Green spine label, raised banding and gilt decoration. In very good condition. Top corners slightly nicked/chipped, edges and corners rubbed. Bookplate to endpaper “Emerson Bainbridge”, a couple of small handling marks else pages very clean and tight throughout. 419pp. View more info

Image for Histoire des Navigations aux Terres Australes In Two Volumes. Bibliotheca Australiana #1. Reprinted from the original 1756 edition.

Histoire des Navigations aux Terres Australes In Two Volumes. Bibliotheca Australiana #1. Reprinted from the original 1756 edition.

By: DE BROSSES, Charles:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, NY & London, N Isreali; Da Capo Press; Frank Cass Ltd., 1967 1st thus ed.:

Seller ID: 79398


2 volumes. Hardback, 10 x 8 ins. Cream leatherette bindings with gilt lettering blocked in blue. In very good near fine conditions. Covers with clear dust protectors. Excellent copies. Illustrated with decorative chapter headings and folding b&w maps and plans. View more info

Image for Evening Entertainments: Or, Delineations of the Manners and Customs of Various Nations; interspersed with Geographical Notices, Historical and Biographical Anecdotes, and Descriptions in Natural History. Third Edition.

Evening Entertainments: Or, Delineations of the Manners and Customs of Various Nations; interspersed with Geographical Notices, Historical and Biographical Anecdotes, and Descriptions in Natural History. Third Edition.

By: DEPPING, J. B.:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, N. Hailes, 1818:

Seller ID: 79085


Hardback, 7 x 4 inches. In Quarter-Bound maroon Leather binding, marbled cloth boards, gilt banding and lettering to spine. In very good condition. Some rubbing to corners and edges. Minor rubbing to boards. Hinges slightly cracked between endpapers. Frontis darkened and clipped along top edge, some foxing spots to plates, some handling marks and darkening to pages, some soiling to p11-12, Else a tight copy. 338pp. Illustrated with 4 b&w engraved plates. View more info

Image for Reflections on a Marine Venus A companion to the landscape of Rhodes.

Reflections on a Marine Venus A companion to the landscape of Rhodes.

By: DURRELL, LAWRENCE:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber, 1953 1st:

Seller ID: 80380


Hardback, 9 x 6 inches. Green cloth with silver and blue backed lettering to spine. In dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrap (DW some minor fading , edges rubbed with some small tears. In protective sleeve. Not price clipped.) Some minor rubbing to cloth. Slight darkening to endpapers, else pages all very clean and tight. 198pp. Illustrated with 7 B&W plates. View more info

Image for Lugworm Island Hopping. Cornwall, the Scillies and Outer Hebrides with a Sailing Dinghy. With drawings, maps and photographs by the author.

Lugworm Island Hopping. Cornwall, the Scillies and Outer Hebrides with a Sailing Dinghy. With drawings, maps and photographs by the author.

By: DUXBURY, KEN:

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Pelham Books. 1976 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 71251


Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In blue cloth covers with silver to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; slightly creased along top edge. Price clipped). Small marks to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 135pp. With b/w photographs and maps and line drawings in text. The author’s adventures, visiting islands around the British coast. View more info

Image for Japanese Buddhism With a memoir of the author by Sir Harold Parlett.

Japanese Buddhism With a memoir of the author by Sir Harold Parlett.

By: Eliot, Sir Charles

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Arnold, London 1935 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 51440


Blue cloth with gilt on spine. In very good condition. Nice bright binding. Corners slight bruised, with tiny chip top of spine. Japanese inscription on front endpaper. Pages rough cut. xxxiv+449pp Japanese Buddhism is a complementary volume to the author's 3 volume work Hinduism and Buddhism. This classic volume is described by Silberman in his bibliography Japan and Korea as "a standard and indespensable work. . . . Section I is a general description of Buddh... View more info

Image for China Perceived. Images & Policies in Chinese-American Relations.

China Perceived. Images & Policies in Chinese-American Relations.

By: FAIRBANK, JOHN:

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Andre Deutsch 1976 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 54614


Bound in original cloth with dustwrapper. In very good condition. Num. b/w drawings. 254 pp. View more info