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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 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.

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.

By: AMEDIO of SAVOY, Luigi;

Price: £295.00

Publisher: London Hutchinson & co. 1903 1st edition:

Seller ID: 77206


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, s... View more info

Image for On The Indian Hills; Or, Coffee-Planting In Southern India. A New Edition, With Illustrations.

On The Indian Hills; Or, Coffee-Planting In Southern India. A New Edition, With Illustrations.

By: ARNOLD, E. L.:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston & Co. 1893 New ed.:

Seller ID: 78820


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Light blue textured cloth with gilt lettering and gilt pictorial vignette to front and spine. In very good condition. Cloth a little darkened on spine and edges, some minor rubbing to edges. Some rubbing and a couple of small nicks to ends of spine. Some minor marks to boards with some light marks on rear. Endpapers darkened. Inner hinges cracked. Some minor darkening and foxing to endpapers & title page, Else inside pages all very clean and... 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 Egypt and the Sudan. Handbook for travellers.

Egypt and the Sudan. Handbook for travellers.

By: BAEDEKER, KARL:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Leipzig 1914 (7th.remod.ed.).:

Seller ID: 79042


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and edges. Neat inscription to front. A couple of minor spots and light handling marks, Else a very clean and tight copy. 22 maps. 85 plans, and 55 vignettes. 458pp. 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 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 Voyage in the "Sunbeam". Our home on the Ocean for Eleven Months.

A Voyage in the "Sunbeam". Our home on the Ocean for Eleven Months.

By: BRASSEY, MRS:

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co, 1878 7th ed.:

Seller ID: 77577


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... View more info

Image for Brown's Madeira, Canary Islands and Azores. A Practical & Complete Guide for the use of Tourists and Invalids.

Brown's Madeira, Canary Islands and Azores. A Practical & Complete Guide for the use of Tourists and Invalids.

By: BROWN, A. SAMLER:

Price: £24.00

Publisher: London & Cape Town, Sampson Low, Marston & Co. & J.C. Juta & Co., 1908:

Seller ID: 79507


Hardback, Demy 8vo. 7.5 x 5 inches. Light blue cloth. Brown lettering & design to front and spine. Adverts to endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to lettering on spine and corners. Small dent to leading board edge. Advert pages darkened, Bookseller label and bookplate to front. Title page darkened, else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. Maps all clean and tight. 20 colour & B&W maps & plans, and numerous sectional & o... 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 With The Yacht, Camera, and Cycle in the Mediterranean.

With The Yacht, Camera, and Cycle in the Mediterranean.

By: CAVAN, Earl of;

Price: £60.00

Publisher: St. Dunstan’s House, London. Sampson, Low, Marston & Company. 1895 1st:

Seller ID: 75892


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.) Els... 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 The Cruise of Her Majesty's Ship "Bacchante" 1879-1882. Compiled from The Private Journals, Letters, and Note-Books of Prince Albert Victor and Prince George of Wales, with additions by John N. Dalton. In Two Volumes.

The Cruise of Her Majesty's Ship "Bacchante" 1879-1882. Compiled from The Private Journals, Letters, and Note-Books of Prince Albert Victor and Prince George of Wales, with additions by John N. Dalton. In Two Volumes.

By: DALTON, JOHN N: VICTOR, Prince Albert: WALES, Prince George of:

Price: £120.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., 1886 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 78774


2 vols.; Hardback, Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spines, gilt pictorial vignettes to fronts. Gilt banding. Dark brown endpapers. In very good conditions. Corners slightly bumped. Some minor rubbing to edges and corners. Minor faded patch to top of spine on vol.2. Some minor foxing and light darkening, front free endpaper/halftitle pages removed from both volumes. Else pages and plates very clean and tight throughout. Excellent copies/ 675/803pp. 16 full-page wood-eng... 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