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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


Harris of Japan

the story of townsend harris and his amazing adventures in establishing relations with the far east


311pp ills.[b/w] VG (burgundy cloth,sl.rubbed and mod.stained,sl.sunned boards w.spine sunned,chipping to extrems.,boards sl.shaky,remains of labels to pastedowns,half-title/frontis.loose but present,lacks ffep,contents sl.foxed,spine cracked and shaky w.one plate loose,cocked)

PUBLISHER: hamish hamilton london [nd]

KEYWORDS: history travel geography politics far east japan biography townsend harris carl crow


Exploits of Asaf Khan


first edition 312pp+ads. VG (beige cloth w.black stamps,mod.rubbed and soiled w.spine browned,mod.bumps and sl.wear to extrems.,owner's inscr.to front pastedown,prelims.and edges sl.foxed/browned,spine cracked and cocked)

PUBLISHER: herbert jenkins london 1922

KEYWORDS: modern first edition afghan india biography geography military


The Historical Families of Dumfriesshire and The Border Wars


second edition 213pp ills.[b/w] VG- (burgundy cloth,mod.rubbed and soiled,unevenly sunned boards w.spine sunned,chipping to extrems.,sl.shaky lower board w.paper separation at rep gutter,number stamped on blank prelim.,title page loose but present,content edges sl.soiled,spine cracked and shaky)

PUBLISHER: simpkin,marshall london [nd]

KEYWORDS: history geography scotland dumfriesshire borders c.l.johnstone


Libyan Studies

select papers of the late r.g.goodchild


first edition 345pp+plates[b/w] NF (red cloth,minor bumps to extrems.) in VG+ d/w (sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,price-clipped)

PUBLISHER: paul elek london 1976

KEYWORDS: history geography libya archaeology antiques r.g.goodchild joyce reynolds


The Encomienda in New Spain

forced native labor in the spanish colonies,1492-1550


ex-lib first edition 297pp VG (brown cloth,sl.soiled w.sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,libr.label to front pastedown,lacks ffep,owner's inscr.to prelim.and rfep,paper separation at title gutter,content edges sl.browned,shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: univ.of california press berkeley 1929

KEYWORDS: history geography spain politics sociology encomienda lesley byrd simpson


Across the Wide Missouri


first edition 483pp ills.[some col.] VG+ (beige cloth,sl.bumps to extrems.,maps to eps,prelims.and edges sl.foxed,spine cracked and sl.shaky) in VG d/w (sl.rubbed and mod.soiled,mod.chipping to extrems.,internal tape reinforcements to edges and hinges)

PUBLISHER: eyre and spottiswoode london 1948

KEYWORDS: history geography travel missouri wild west america bernard devoto


The History of Germany,from the Earliest Period to the Present Time

bohn's standard library 3 vols.


3 vols.556/530/477pp+ads. VG- (green embossed cloth,mod.mildew stains and sl.rubbed,sl.browned spines,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,boards sl.shaky w.paper separation at ep gutters,dealer's label to front pastedowns,prelims.and edges sl.foxed/soiled w.some sl.foxing to contents,spines cracked and shaky,cocked)

PUBLISHER: bell london 1871/1874

KEYWORDS: history germany geography wolfgang menzel bohn's standard library


America Day by Day


first edition in english 296pp ills.[b/w] VG+ (red cloth,sl.stained,eps and edges sl.foxed,sl.cocked) in VG+ d/w (sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.chipping to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: duckworth london 1952

KEYWORDS: modern first edition simone de beauvoir history america geography


The Story of Malta


proof copy 246pp ills.[b/w] VG+ (in paper wrappers,publ.stamp to front cover,sl.browned,edges sl.soiled)

PUBLISHER: faber and faber london 1967

KEYWORDS: modern first edition proof copy malta history geography military


Sleeman in Oudh

an abridgement of w.h.sleeman's a journey through the kingdom of oude in 1849-50


first edition 329pp ills.[b/w] NF (burgundy cloth,content edges sl.soiled) in VG d/w (sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.browned spine,mod.wear to extrems.,price-clipped)

PUBLISHER: cambridge univ.press london 1971

KEYWORDS: travel history geography p.d.reeves w.h.sleeman oude

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