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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




reprint 246pp ills.[col.plates by author] VG+ (blue cloth w.green/brown stamped dec.,sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,lacks ffep,prelims.and edges sl.foxed w.some minor foxing to contents but not affecting plates,edges sl.soiled,teg,sl.cocked)

PUBLISHER: adam & charles black london 1912

KEYWORDS: history travel geography egypt r.talbot kelly


Edinburgh Revisited


first edition 263pp ills.[by hanslip fletcher,some full-page plates w.tissue guards] VG (brown cloth rebind w.original cover and spine title sections laid down,sl.soiled w.sl.water stains to upper edges of boards,paste action to new eps,prelims.and edges foxed w.some minor foxing to contents but not affecting plates,untrimmed edges,tight)

PUBLISHER: sidgwick & jackson london 1911

KEYWORDS: edinburgh scotland history travel geography james bone


Black Nile


first edition 200pp ills. NF (black cloth,minor shelf wear) in VG+ d/w (sl.rubbed and soiled,minor bumps and wear to extrems.,price-clipped)

PUBLISHER: gordon & cremonesi london 1977

KEYWORDS: history travel geography mungo park nile peter brent


Codex Mendoza

aztec manuscript


reprint 121pp ills.[col.] NF (white cloth,v.minor soiling to extrems.and edges) in NF d/w (sl.soiled w.minor bumps to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: regent books london 1984

KEYWORDS: history literature aztec geography mexico


The Story of Greece and Rome


first edition 352pp ills. VG (grey cloth,sl.rubbed and soiled w.spine mod.browned,sl.bumps and chipping to extrems.,boards sl.shaky,maps and paste action to eps,owner's inscr.to half-title,eps and edges sl.foxed,spine cracked w.separation starting at some sections,sl.cocked w.sl.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: dent london 1928

KEYWORDS: history geography greece rome italy j.c.robertson


Beautiful London


first edition 124pp ills.[b/w photos] VG+ (blue cloth,spine and upper/lower edges sl.sunned,sl.bumps to extrems.,minor thumb stains to contents o/w clean,spine cracked and v.sl.shaky,sl.cocked) in VG d/w (mod.rubbed and soiled,spine browned,mod.bumps and chipping to extrems.w.some minor closed tears,2cm loss to head of spine)

PUBLISHER: phaidon press london 1950

KEYWORDS: arts photography london geography travel britain helmut gernsheim


The Importance of Holland Seen From the Air


193pp ills.[b/w photos] VG+ (brown cloth w.gilt dec.stamps,sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,dec.eps,edges sl.browned/foxed o/w contents clean,sl.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: royal dutch air lines klm [np,holland,nd,1928]

KEYWORDS: history klm geography holland travel transport


Sweden Builds


second revised edition 270pp ills.[few col.] VG+ (yellow cloth,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,dec.eps,edges sl.soiled,sl.shaky spine) in VG d/w (mod.rubbed and soiled,sl.browned spine,bumps and chipping to extrems.w.sl.loss to head of rear cover,8cm closed tear to head of cover w.other minor closed tears)

PUBLISHER: reinhold publ.new york 1957

KEYWORDS: arts architecture design sweden geography g.e.kidder smith


Amsterdam Oud en Nieuw

stemmingen en studies


first edition limited and numbered [278/750] 170pp [text in dutch] ils.[b/w by h.heuff] VG+ (cream cloth w.ornate gilt stamps to cover,sl.rubbed and mod.soiled w.sl.stain to rear board,mod.sunned,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,3cm split to head of upper hinge w.1cm split to head of lower,owner's sign.to ffep,prelims.foxed,numbered colophon to copyright,contents incl.ills.are clean,spine cracked and sl.shaky,teg,edges sl.soiled)

PUBLISHER: meulenhoff amsterdam 1918

KEYWORDS: arts amsterdam netherlands geography corn.j.gimpel h.heuff


History of the Dominion of the Arabs in Spain

bohn's standard library 3 vols.


first edition 3 vols.511/493/474pp+ads. VG (green cloth w.blind dec.stamps,sl.rubbed and soiled,mod.bumps and sl.wear to extrems.,ads.to eps w.dealer's label to front pastedowns,untrimmed edges sl.soiled o/w contents clean,spines v.sl.shaky)

PUBLISHER: bohn london 1854/55

KEYWORDS: history literature geography arabs spain j.a.conde jonathan foster bohn's standard library


The Rivers & Streams of England


287pp+ads.ills.[col.plates by sutton palmer] VG (blue cloth w.green/gilt/white stamped decs.,mod.rubbed and soiled w.spine browned,bumps and chipping to extrems.,prelims.and edges sl.foxed,some minor foxing to contents,plates clean,teg,sl.cocked w.sl.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: adam and charles black london 1909

KEYWORDS: history geography england a&c black a.g.bradley sutton palmer


On Snow-Shoes to the Barren Grounds

twenty-eight hundred miles after musk-oxen and wood-bison


first edition 322pp ills.[b/w] VG- (green cloth,rubbed and soiled,bumps and chipping to extrems.w.wear to hinges,boards shaky w.paper separation at ep gutters,owner's inscr.to front pastedown,head of ffep clipped,edges sl.soiled,spine cracked and shaky w.final section loose but all present,eps sl.foxed,cocked)

PUBLISHER: osgood,mcilvanie london 1896

KEYWORDS: history travel geography sport hunting caspar whitney


Jungle Trails and Jungle People

travel,adventure and observation in the far east


first edition 310pp ills.[b/w] VG- (blue cloth w.cream/gilt dec.stamps,rubbed and soiled and sl.sunned,bumps and chipping to extrems.,sl.loss to foot of upper hinge,paste action to eps,owner's inscr.to title,prelims.and edges sl.foxed o/w contents generally clean,spine cracked and mod.shaky,cocked)

PUBLISHER: t.werner laurie london 1905

KEYWORDS: travel history geography far east anthropology caspar whitney


Quoth the Raven

a little journey into the primitive


ex-lib first edition 275pp ills.[b/w] VG+ (grey cloth,tape stains to boards w.libr.mark to spine,sl.bumps to extrems.,usual stamps and pockets,tape stains to eps,edges sl.soiled) in VG+ d/w (sl.rubbed and soiled w.gum stains across upper/lower edges,sl.sunned spine,sl.wear to extrems.w.6cm closed tear to head of front flap hinge)

PUBLISHER: superior publ.seattle 1962

KEYWORDS: history anthropology geography alaska travel o.m.salisbury


Mentone and its Neighbourhood:The Past and the Present


first edition 464pp ills.[b/w incl.fold-out map at rear] VG+ (green cloth,sl.rubbed and mod.soiled w.sl.sunned spine,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,dealer's label to front pastedown,prelims.and edges sl.foxed,sl.separation starting at rear prelim.gutter,sl.cocked w.sl.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: hodder & stoughton london 1910

KEYWORDS: history travel geography mentone france george muller


Scholar Mountaineers

pioneers of parnassus


first edition 164pp ills.[b/w] VG (brown cloth,sl.rubbed,sl.bumps to extrems.,clear acetate protector is taped to pastedowns,prelims.and edges sl.foxed,sl.cocked) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: dennis dobson london 1950

KEYWORDS: mountaineering history sport travel geography wilfrid noyce


The Germans in England 1066-1598


first edition 262pp+ads.[fold-out map] VG (blue cloth,mod.rubbed and sl.soiled,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,amateur internal reinforcements to head/foot of spine,paste action to eps,minor insect hole to ffep,map sl.browned,edges sl.soiled,sl.cocked w.sl.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: the national review office london 1915

KEYWORDS: history germany england military geography ian d.colvin

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