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Thirteenth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1891-92


ex-lib 462pp ills. VG- (olive cloth w.gilt stamps/lettering,mod.rubbed and soiled,mod.water stain to foot edges,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,usual stamps and markings,sl.water damage to foot edge of contents causing some minor adhesion,edges sl.soiled,sl.cocked w.sl.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: govt.printing office washington 1896

KEYWORDS: history anthropology sociology ethnology geography travel smithsonian institution


Eleventh Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1889-90


ex-lib 553pp ills.[some col.] VG (olive cloth w.gilt stamps/lettering,mod.rubbed and soiled,sl.sunned,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,boards sl.shaky,usual stamps and labels and markings,ffep sl.loose,foot and fore edges sl.water stained but not affecting images,edges sl.soiled,sl.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: govt.printing office washington 1894

KEYWORDS: history anthropology sociology ethnology geography travel smithsonian institution


Ninth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1887-88


ex-lib 617pp ills.[some col.] VG (olive cloth w.gilt stamps/lettering,mod.rubbed and soiled w.sl.water stain to foot edge,sl.sunned,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,boards shaky,usual stamps and labels and markings,sl.water damage to fore and lower edges not affecting text or plates,edges sl.soiled,sl.cocked w.sl.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: govt.printing office washington 1892

KEYWORDS: history anthropology sociology geography travel ethnology smithsonian institution


A Popular Account of Dr.Livingstone's Expedition to the Zambesi and its Tributaries;and of the Discovery of Lakes Shirwa and Nyassa 1858-1864


416pp ills.[incl.fold-out maps] G (green cloth,rubbed and soiled and sl.sunned,mod.bumps and chipping to extrems.w.splits to cloth at rear hinge,boards shaky w.paper separation at ep gutters,bookplate to front pastedown w.owner's stamp throughout,sl.foxing to contents,plates have been coloured-in w.crayons,spine cracked w.some sections starting to separate,edges soiled,sl.cocked w.shaky spine,sl.rough and tatty)

PUBLISHER: john murray london 1875

KEYWORDS: history travel geography expeditions dr.livingstone africa


Indian Art in Middle America


first edition 221pp ills.[many col.tipped-in] VG+ (red cloth,sl.soiled w.spine and hinge area sl.sunned,minor bumps and wear to extrems.,edges sl.soiled o/w contents and plates clean) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: new york graphic soc.greenwich 1964

KEYWORDS: arts history indian art geography frederick j.dockstader


Yang Kuei-Fei

the most famous beauty of china


first edition 104pp ills.[col.] VG (black cloth w.paper title label to spine,soiled and mod.rubbed,bumps and chipping to extrems.,sl.sunned,title label browned and sl.chipped,paste action to eps,owner's sign.to ffep,sl.to mod.foxing of contents but plates generally clean,untrimmed edges sl.soiled,spare title label tipped-in to rfep,sl.cocked)

PUBLISHER: brentano's london 1924

KEYWORDS: history china geography biography yang kuei-fei wu lien-the shu-chiung


Wanderings in North Africa


first edition rebound 320pp ills. VG+ (brown cloth rebind,new eps,owner's inscr.to blank prelim.,prelims.sl.foxed w.some v.minor foxing to contents,fore-edge of p.133 sl.torn,edges soiled,tight)

PUBLISHER: john murray london 1856

KEYWORDS: travel geography africa james hamilton


Ethan Allen and the Green-Mountain Heroes of '76


ex-lib reprint 428pp VG+ (grey cloth,libr.mark to spine,usual stamps and pockets,sl.shaky spine) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: books for libraries press new york 1970

KEYWORDS: history geography biography henry w.de puy ethan allen


Elusive Treasure

the story of early archaeologists in the americas


first edition 369pp ills.[b/w] VG+ (cream dec.cloth,minor bumps to extrems.,owner's inscr.and 2x ink prices to ffep,edges sl.foxed/soiled,sl.cocked) in VG+ d/w (sl.rubbed and sunned,price-clipped)

PUBLISHER: macdonals and jane's london 1978

KEYWORDS: history archaeology arts americas geography brian fagan


South and East Asia since 1800


first edition 228pp VG+ (dec.paper boards,sl.soiled w.spine sl.sunned,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,owner's stamp to ffep) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: cambridge univ.press cambridge 1965

KEYWORDS: history geography politics asia victor purcell


The Remarkable Australians


208pp ills. VG+ (black cloth,minor bumps to extrems.,edges sl.soiled) in VG d/w (sl.rubbed and soiled,spine sunned,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,sl.chipping)

PUBLISHER: murray sydney [nd]

KEYWORDS: history australia geography frederick c.folkard


Extracts From a Journal,written on the coasts of Chili,Peru,and Mexico

vol.iii only


vol.iii only 311pp G+ (blue cloth w.paper title label to spine,rubbed and stained and sunned,bumps and chipping to extrems.,split to cloth at hinges,title label rubbed and chipped,boards shaky,owner's inscr.to pastedown,prelims.and edges mod.soiled,minor foxing to sl.browned contents,sl.cocked w.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: constable edinburgh 1827

KEYWORDS: history travel geography south america basil hall


Indian Gods and Kings

the story of a living past


ex-lib 304pp ills. VG- (brown cloth,mod.rubbed and soiled w.spine browned and sl.stained,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.w.some minor surface losses,boards shaky,maps to eps,usual stamps and labels,paper separation at prelim.gutters,edges sl.soiled/foxed,shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: rich & cowan london [nd]

KEYWORDS: history india geography theology emma hawkridge


Gilmour of the Mongols


191pp few ills. VG (blue cloth,sl.rubbed and soiled w.water stain and damage to rear board,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,presentation bookplate to ffep,edges sl.foxed/soiled,spine cracked but only sl.shaky,minor water damage to foot of final section)

PUBLISHER: pickering & inglis london [nd]

KEYWORDS: history geography travel mongolia w.p.nairne james gilmour


Rural Nooks Round London

(middlesex and surrey)


first edition 194pp ills.[incl.fold-out map at rear] VG- (green cloth,sl.rubbed and stained,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,top board shaky and barely attached,owner's inscr.to ffep,paste action to eps,contents sl.foxed w.edges soiled,tape repairs to map,repairs at rep gutter,shaky and cracked spine)

PUBLISHER: chapman & hall london 1907

KEYWORDS: history geography london rural middlesex surrey charles g.harper


Sea and Islands


first edition 288pp ills.[some col.] VG+ (blue cloth,sl.sunned towards sl.bumped extrems.,dealer's label to front pastedown,eps and edges sl.foxed,sl.shaky spine) in VG+ d/w (sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,price-clipped)

PUBLISHER: collins london 1967

KEYWORDS: modern first edition hammond innes travel geography greece nautical



A Sketch of Modern Siberia - Together with an account of the Native Tribes Inhabiting That Region


Original dark blue cloth with silver/gilt titles and leather lable to spine, ivpp 320pp +4pp, folding map at frontis.intact, VG(general rubbing to cloth with light soiling and sl. wear to extremities, small fray at spine head, presentation plate at front paste down that has been mostly removed, previous owners sign to ffep, hinges sl.loose, light foxing to edges and throughout)

PUBLISHER: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge London 1879

KEYWORDS: history asia siberia travel geography


History of the War in South Africa

the great struggle between the british and the boers


636pp+appendix ills.[some col.] VG- (burgundy leatherette w.blind stamps and gilt lettering,mod.rubbed and soiled,bumps and wear to extrems.w.some surface losses,top board barely attached,spine creased and w.several surface losses,owner's inscr.to ffep verso,paper separation at prelim.gutters,sl.foxing to contents w.some browning,cocked w.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: premier publ.philadelphia [nd]

KEYWORDS: history military boer south africa geography james h.birch


The Desperate People


first edition 272pp some ills. VG+ (green cloth,sl.sunned spine,minor bumps and wear to extrems.,maps to eps,dealer's label to front pastedown,prelims.and edges sl.foxed,sl.cocked) in VG- d/w (mod.rubbed and soiled,spine sunned,bumps and chipping to extrems.w.some closed tears,internal reinforcing to spine)

PUBLISHER: michael joseph london 1960

KEYWORDS: modern first edition geography anthropology history farley mowat eskimo canada ihalmiut


A Ring of Magic Islands


first edition 160pp ills.[few col.] VG+ (white cloth,mod.soiled and sunned,sl.wear to extrems.,prelims.and edges sl.foxed) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: american photo book publ.new york [1976]

KEYWORDS: history travel geography britain islands mythology sybil stephen leek

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