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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 young readers with descriptions of peoples of other lands in language typical of the time. 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-out maps - has been photographically reproduced from the first edition published in 1810 and thus preserves the historical aut... 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 preserves the historical authenticity of the work, including typographical errors and printing irregularities”. 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 fold-out maps - has been photographically reproduced from the first edition published in 1910 and thus preserves the historical... 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 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 Naturalist on the River Amazons. A Record of Adventures, Habits of Animals, Sketches of Brazilian and Indian Life, and Aspects of Nature under the Equator, during eleven years of travel. Fifth Edition. With numerous illustrations.

The Naturalist on the River Amazons. A Record of Adventures, Habits of Animals, Sketches of Brazilian and Indian Life, and Aspects of Nature under the Equator, during eleven years of travel. Fifth Edition. With numerous illustrations.

By: BATES, Henry Walter:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1884 5th:

Seller ID: 82808


Hardback, Approx 8 x 5 inches. Green cloth, with gilt lettering and decoration to spine, decorative blind paneled boards with gilt vignette to front. Black endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and edges, corners slightly bumped, ends of spine slightly rubbed. Some mild foxing to endpapers, neat pencil inscription to front “W. Lansdown 1884.” A couple of minor spots inside else inside pages all very clean, bright and tight throughout. A very clean and tight copy. 394pp + 32pp cat (dated Jan 1885.) With 40 B&W illustrations, including 10 full-page plat... View more info

Image for Four Years' Residence in the West Indies During the Years 1826, 7 , 8 & 9. By “The Son of a Military Officer.” Third Edition, Enlarged, with Engravings. To which is now added a faithful narrative... of the dreadful Hurricanes in Barbados, St. Vincent and St. Lucia in August 1831.

Four Years' Residence in the West Indies During the Years 1826, 7 , 8 & 9. By “The Son of a Military Officer.” Third Edition, Enlarged, with Engravings. To which is now added a faithful narrative... of the dreadful Hurricanes in Barbados, St. Vincent and St. Lucia in August 1831.

By: BAYLEY, Frederic William Naylor:

Price: £400.00

Publisher: London, William Kidd &c.., 1833 3rd:

Seller ID: 82781


Hardback, approx 9 x 5.5 inches. Full maroon calf fine leather binding, black leather spine label lettered in gilt, with raised banding and gilt decorations to spine, decorative gilt and blind embossed paneled boards. Marbled edges and endpapers. In very good condition. Covers faded on front and spine. Some rubbing to extremities, corners slightly bumped, a couple of small chips to leather on rear. Endpapers clean, neat inscription to front “J.J. Henley, from his friend on leaving Eton, 1838.” Some areas of minor light foxing around and to plates, a couple of small dark stains to i... 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 portrait and Full-page illustrations. View more info

Image for Thirty Years in India: Or, A Soldier’s Reminiscences of Native and European Life in the Presidencies, from 1808 to 1838. In Two Volumes. With Map and Plates.

Thirty Years in India: Or, A Soldier’s Reminiscences of Native and European Life in the Presidencies, from 1808 to 1838. In Two Volumes. With Map and Plates.

By: BEVAN, Major H.:

Price: £800.00

Publisher: London, Pelham Richardson, 1839 1st:

Seller ID: 82784


Two Volumes. Approx 7.5 x 5 inches. In full dark green calf leather bindings, twin red leather spine labels lettered and numbered in gilt, with raised banding and gilt decorations to spines, gilt and blind paneled boards, gilt edge dentelles, marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped, some minor rubbing to edges and corners, some minor darkening to spines and edges. Volume 2 has professional repair to front hinge. Binders labels to endpapers “Henington, Galabin & Comp, Fenchurch Street.” Bookplates to fronts “Kennett,” and ins... View more info

Image for My Circular Notes Extracts from Journals, Letters sent home, Geological and other notes, Written while Travelling Westwards Round The World, from July 6, 1874, to July 6, 1875. In Two Volumes.

My Circular Notes Extracts from Journals, Letters sent home, Geological and other notes, Written while Travelling Westwards Round The World, from July 6, 1874, to July 6, 1875. In Two Volumes.

By: CAMPBELL, J.F.:

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan, 1876:

Seller ID: 81728


2 volumes. Hardbacks, 8 x 5 inches. Cream pebbled cloth covers with gilt lettering to spines and silver ‘footprint’ designs to fronts. Black endpapers. In very good conditions. Some wear to covers; spines darkened, edges and corners rubbed with some bumps. Chips to ends of spines, repaired split to rear edge vol.1. Handling marks and darkening to cloth. A couple of old bookplabels to front endpapers “W.H. Smith Library,” and “London Institution, Finsbury Circus.” Endpapers cracked with some glue marks to front endp’s of vol.1. A couple of cracks betwee... View more info

Image for A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean. Undertaken by Command of his Majesty, for Making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere: Performed un der the Direction of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore, in the Years 1776,1777, 1778,1779 and 1780. Being a copious, comprehensive & satisfactory Abridgement of the Voyage, written by Capt. J.Cook, and Capt.J.King.

A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean. Undertaken by Command of his Majesty, for Making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere: Performed un der the Direction of Captains Cook, Clerke, and Gore, in the Years 1776,1777, 1778,1779 and 1780. Being a copious, comprehensive & satisfactory Abridgement of the Voyage, written by Capt. J.Cook, and Capt.J.King.

By: COOK, CAPT. JAMES / KING, CAPT. JAMES:

Price: £2,000.00

Publisher: London: W. & A. Strahan for G. Nicol and T. Cadell, 1784 First printing, first edition in the rare larger quarto format.:

Seller ID: 81606


3 vols; Contemporary full calf boards, with attractive later matching leather spine, gilt titles & decorations with raised bands. All marbled edges & endpapers. Size 29.5cm x 24.5cm In very good condition. Some rubbing to edges of boards & corners. Volume II has small label lower front cover. Lacks one plate. With the armorial bookplate of Will Phillips in each volume on front endpaper. Inside some foxing with some offsetting. Volume I last pages 385 to 421 have small old worming hole top margin edge. Volume III two plater have a few nicks on protruding edges. Else generally clean... 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 Tales of Travel.

Tales of Travel.

By: CURZON OF KEDLESTON, MARQUESS:

Price: £41.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1923 1st:

Seller ID: 82819


Hardback, 9 x 6 inches. Dark navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and gilt ‘star’ design to front. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and ends of spine, corners slightly bumped. Endpapers clean, no penned inscriptions. Inside pages all very clean and bright throughout. Else a very clean and tight copy. 344 pp. Illsutrated with b&w photo plates and a large fold-out map. The travels of Lord Curzon in Afghanistan, Egypt, Lake Victoria, India, Japan and the Arabian peninsula at the dawn of the 20th century. A book of memories of the east published 2 years before his ... View more info

Image for British Government In India. The Story of the Viceroys and Government House. In Two Volumes.

British Government In India. The Story of the Viceroys and Government House. In Two Volumes.

By: CURZON OF KEDLESTON, MARQUESS:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Cassell and Company Ltd. 1925 3rd impression:

Seller ID: 82925


Two Volumes. Hardback, 9 x 6 inches. Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering to spines, lettering and crests to fronts. In very good condition. Some slight minor rubbing to corners and ends of spine, a couple of small handling marks to boards else overall clean and bright. Endpapers clean, no penned inscriptions. Inside pages all very clean and bright throughout. Plates and maps clean and bright. Else a very clean and tight copy. 2 vols. 259 & 268pp. Illustrated with b&w photo plates and fold-out maps. 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 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: £20.00

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 Buddhist development and doctrine in India and China. Section II is a history of Japanese Buddhism and the last section is a discu... View more info

Image for Letters From The North of Europe; Or A Journal of Travels in Holland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Prussia, and Saxony.

Letters From The North of Europe; Or A Journal of Travels in Holland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Prussia, and Saxony.

By: ELLIOTT, Charles Boileau:

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn & Richard Bentley, 1832 1st:

Seller ID: 82215


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Polished calf leather binding with gilt and raised banding to spine with black leather label lettered in gilt. Gilt paneled boards. Speckled edges, plain endpapers. In very good condition. Spine darkened and rubbed with chip to bottom end. Scratch to front, rubbing to boards. Minor darkening to endpapers, some darkening and mark to title page. Some handling marks to inside pages, small spot to p39, and some dark foxing to p127. Else a clean and tight copy. 475pp. Illustrated with an engraved frontis view of the Winter Palace St. Petersburgh. 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: £2.00

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

Image for Three Letters from the Andes.

Three Letters from the Andes.

By: FERMOR, PATRICK LEIGH:

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, John Murray, 1991 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 82994


Hardback, approx 9 x 5.5 inches. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with near fine dustwrapper. (DW in protective sleeve, NOT price clipped.) Cloth clean and bright. Endpapers clean, no penned inscriptions. Else pages all clean and tight throughout. A very clean and tight copy. 118 pp. Illustrated with 3 B&W drawings by John Craxton. And a Map. View more info