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Tropic Adventure

rio grande to patagonia


first edition 336pp ills.[b/w photos] VG+ (tan cloth,sl.stained,owner's bookplate to front pastedown,dealer's stamp to ffep,edges sl.foxed) in VG- d/w (mod.rubbed and soiled,bumps and chipping to extrems.incl.hinges,10cm closed tear to middle of upper hinge,internal reinforcements to head/foot of spine)

PUBLISHER: heinemann london 1949

KEYWORDS: modern first edition willard price travel geography


Portugal and Madeira


first edition 242pp ills.[b/w] VG+ (green cloth,sl.bumps to extrems.,owner's inscr.to ffep,edges sl.foxed) in VG d/w (sl.rubbed and soiled,spine browned,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: batsford london 1954

KEYWORDS: modern first edition history travel geography portugal madeira sacheverell sitwell




first edition 374pp ills.[b/w] VG (red cloth,sl.soiled spine,sl.bumps to extrems.,prelims.and edges sl.foxed w.some minor foxing to contents,teg,sl.cocked) in VG- d/w (mod.rubbed and soiled,browned spine,chipping to extrems.w.sl.losses to head/foot of spine,internal repairs to spine)

PUBLISHER: faber and faber london 1935

KEYWORDS: modern first edition osbert sitwell margaret barton brighton britain geography history


Mother Ireland


[first edition] 144pp ills.[b/w] VG+ (brown cloth,sl.sunning to upper edge,prelims.and edges sl.foxed) in VG+ d/w (sl.rubbed and soiled,mod.chipping to extrems.w.some minor closed tears,flaps sl.foxed)

PUBLISHER: weidenfeld and nicolson london [1976]

KEYWORDS: modern first edition edna o'brien travel geography history ireland


Adventures in Paradise



first edition 245pp ills.[b/w photos] VG (orange cloth,sl.sunning to head/foot of spine,paste action to eps,edges sl.foxed w.some minor foxing to contents,sl.cocked) in VG- d/w (in 2 pieces,torn roughly along upper hinge w.2x1cm loss to cover,sl.soiled,bumps and chipping to extrems.,internal foxing)

PUBLISHER: heinemann london 1956

KEYWORDS: modern first edition willard price geography travel tahiti fiji samoa


General Survey

b.r. 519 (restricted) geographical handbook series for official use only


[first edition] [rebound w. new boards and eps) 599pp illus, (b/w photograph maps and diagrams w. 2x foldout maps a loosely inserted col map to pocket at rear) VG+ (blue cloth w. gilt titling to front board and spine, v. sl bumps to front board and head of spine, spine v. sl sunned, superfluous leaves removed from end of contents on rebinding, sl internal paper seperation to gutter in one location in first section of text w. v. minor detachment to lower edge, the binding is firm and securely attached)

PUBLISHER: naval intelligence division [n.p.] 1945

KEYWORDS: geography geographical history pacific nautical military strategical economy resources people


Everest 1933


fifth impression [popular edition] 299pp illus, (b/w, photographs and foldout map) VG (blue cloth, spine sl cocked and sunned, sl foxing to prelims and edges, owner's signature to ffep) in VG d/w (sl chipping to head and foot of spine w. mod sunning and sl wear w. a mod surface loss, minor closed tears and sl wear along edges but jacket internally reinforced and in particularly good condition, covers sl foxed though bright and largely unsunned, price clipped)

PUBLISHER: hodder & stoughton london 1936

KEYWORDS: travel geography mountaineering expeditions exploration climbing everest history biography british ruttledge hugh




[ex libris] first edition 326pp VG (blue cloth, sl closed tear to head of spine, sl wear to bottom edges and corners w. sl rubbing and minor stains to boards, ex library label affixed to front board, spine sl cocked and sunned, usual library stamps, labels and markings, sl foxing to front eps w. mod pasteaction to rear free ep, repaired mod hole to title page w. backing but no loss to text, sl foxing to some sections of contents, one leaf detached from binding but loosely inserted in correct place and without loss)

PUBLISHER: sampson low, marston, searle london 1878

KEYWORDS: constantinople turkey history balkans greece travel biography geography de amicis edmondo



its history,buildings,and antiquities


new edition revised 587pp ills.[b/w incl.fold-out maps and plans] VG (green cloth w.blind dec.stamps,rubbed and soiled,sl.sunned boards w.spine browned,bumps and wear to extrems.,prelims.and edges mod.foxed w.some sl.foxing to contents,spine cracked and sl.shaky)

PUBLISHER: george bell london 1875

KEYWORDS: history antiquity italy pompeii archaeology geography thomas h.dyer


Joyful Errand


first edition signed by author 448pp ills.[some col.] VG+ (green cloth,sl.sunned towards upper/lower edges,presentation bookplate to ffep verso,author's inscr.to title,creasing to fore-edge of one col.plate due to poor trimming,sl.shaky spine) in VG d/w (mod.rubbed and sl.soiled,sl.sunned spine,sl.wear to extrems.w.some minor chipping and closed tears)

PUBLISHER: joyful errand prod.committee cape town 1959

KEYWORDS: history south africa travel geography c.s.stokes


Scotland & Ireland

a picturesque survey of the two countries


[first edition] 154pp ills.[b/w] VG+ (blue cloth w.green/black dec.stamps,sl.rubbed and soiled w.sl.stains towards fore-edge of both boards,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,sl.shaky boards,prelims.and edges sl.foxed,aeg sl.rubbed)

PUBLISHER: george routledge london 1888

KEYWORDS: history geography scotland oreland p.villars


The Spell of the Italian Lakes


new edition 362pp ills.[some col.] VG+ (green cloth w.blue/red dec.stamps,sl.soiled,sl.wear to extrems.,eps and edges sl.foxed,sl.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: page boston 1918

KEYWORDS: history travel geography italy william d.mccrackan


The Land of the Hills and the Glens

wild life in iona and the inner hebrides


reprint 223pp ills.[b/w] VG+ (green cloth,sl.soiled w.sl.wear to extrems.,prelims.and edges sl.foxed w.some v.minor foxing to contents,sl.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: cassell london 1920

KEYWORDS: history geography scotland iona inner hebrides natural history seton gordon


Deacon's Synchronological Chart of Universal History

in seven languages


ex-lib 4pp text [in english/french/german/italian/spanish/portugese/dutch] +14pp concertina fold-out charts [incl.col.ills.] VG- (lge.folio format,550x380mm,paper boards w.cloth spine,mod.rubbed and soiled,sl.chipping to extrems.,libr.labels to front pastedown only w.stamps to chart verso,text pp loosely inserted and sl.foxed,fold-out chart clean and bright w.some sl.soiling to verso,lower page of chart is mounted on rear pastedown,insect nibbles to folded hinges of chart causing hinges to split, last page detached.

PUBLISHER: deacon london [nd]

KEYWORDS: history deacon's synchronological chart anthropology sociology geography geology


Ireland:Its Scenery,Character,&c.

3 vols.


new edition 3 vols.ills.[b/w] G (reading copies only,rough,brown cloth w.gilt dec.stamps,stained and worn,bindings detached,spines cracked and shaky w.most sections separated,some foxing and soiling to contents w.some stains to plates)

PUBLISHER: hall,virtue london [nd]

KEYWORDS: ireland history geography travel s.c.hall


Resistance of Woods to Marine Borers in Hawaiian Waters


91pp ills (b/w) NF (brown paper wrappers v.sl wear to extrems, v.sl closed tear to foot of spine.)

PUBLISHER: honolulu museum, hawaii

KEYWORDS: marine hawaii charles edmondson zoology science wood geography


Wild Nights

the nature of new york city


first uk edition 208pp F in F d/w

PUBLISHER: flamingo/harper collins london 2001

KEYWORDS: modern first edition anne matthews history geography new york


St.Mark's Rest

the history of venice;includes first and second supplements bound-in


first edition 160/46/38pp+index VG (dk.green cloth,sl.rubbed and stained,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,prelims.and edges sl.foxed,paste action to eps,many sheets uncut so contents are clean and tight)

PUBLISHER: george allen london 1884 [supplements dated 1877/1879]

KEYWORDS: modern first edition john ruskin history geography venice travel italy


Sketches From Eastern History


first edition 288pp VG (green cloth,mod.rubbed and soiled w.sl.internal chip to spine,sl.wear to extrems.,eps sl.soiled,prelims.and edges sl.foxed,spine cracked and sl.shaky)

PUBLISHER: black london 1892

KEYWORDS: history geography eastern theodor noldeke


Eternal Himalaya

including full text of the travels of george frances white 1825


first edition, 208pp, ills (b/w) VG+ (brown cloth with decorative stamps, minor soil to rear board, minor bumps to extrems, v sl foxing to foredges.) in VG d/w (minor soiling, bumps wear and creases to extrems, minor tear to lower front.)

PUBLISHER: interprint, india, 1982

KEYWORDS: h p s ahluwalia himalaya travel exploration geography history

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