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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


The Buddhist Sects of Japan

their history,philosophical doctrines and sanctuaries


first edition 303pp VG+ (burgundy cloth,mildew stains to boards,eps and edges sl.foxed) in VG- d/w (mod.rubbed and soiled,sl.browned spine,insect nibbles and holes to hinges and edges)

PUBLISHER: george allen london 1938

KEYWORDS: history theology buddhism japan geography sociology e.steinilber-oberlin


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


The Ruined Cities of Mashonaland


new edition 427pp ills.[b/w] VG+ (burgundy cloth,mod.rubbed and stained,sl.sunned spine,sl.wear to extrems.,prelims.and edges sl.foxed,owner's stamp throughout,spine cracked and sl.shaky)

PUBLISHER: longmans,green london 1902

KEYWORDS: history mashonaland africa geography archaeology j.theodore bent


History of The Roman Republic

bogue's european library


466pp+ads. VG (green embossed cloth,sl.rubbed and mod.soiled,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,owner's sign.and dealer's stamp to front pastedown,prelims.and edges sl.foxed,spine cracked and sl.cocked)

PUBLISHER: david bogue london 1847

KEYWORDS: history roman republic geography william hazlitt j.michelet bogue's european library


The Farne Islands

their history and wild life


first edition 236pp ills.[b/w] VG+ (pale green cloth,mod.stained w.sl.browned spine,sl.bumps to extrems.,content edges sl.foxed,spine cracked)

PUBLISHER: country life london 1951

KEYWORDS: natural history travel geography farne islands britain grace watt


Trade and Empire in Western India 1784-1806


first edition 264pp NF (blue cloth,sl.soiled) in VG+ d/w (sl.rubbed and soiled,minor insect nibbles to edges)

PUBLISHER: cambridge univ.press london 1970

KEYWORDS: history india geography politics pamela nightingale


The Myth of the Mahatma

gandhi,the british and the raj


first edition 270pp ills.[b/w] NF (black cloth,sl.water stain to foot edge of binding only) in VG+ d/w (sl.soiled w.sl.wear to extrems.,minor internal foxing)

PUBLISHER: constable london 1986

KEYWORDS: history gandhi india mahatma mythology geography michael edwardes


A Thousand Years of West African History

a handbook for teachers and students


reprint 549pp NF (tan cloth,minor bumps to extrems.w.minor foxing to eps,sl.shaky spine) in VG+ d/w (sl.rubbed and soiled,sl.wear to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: ibadan univ.press ibadan 1970

KEYWORDS: history geography politics africa j.f.ade ajayi ian espie


Social Aspects of Crime in England Between the Wars


first edition 382pp VG+ (blue cloth,mildew stains to boards,eps and edges sl.foxed o/w contents clean and tight) in NF d/w (sl.soiled)

PUBLISHER: allen & unwin london 1940

KEYWORDS: history sociology crime england geography hermann mannheim


Les Mysteres de L'Orient

egypte babylone


396pp [text in french] VG (in paper wrappers,mod.rubbed and soiled,sl.chipping to extrems.incl.hinges,prelims.and edges sl.foxed,spine cracked and sl.cocked)

PUBLISHER: l'artisan du livre paris 1927

KEYWORDS: history egypt orient babylon d.merejkovsky geography


The Cape Peninsula


first edition 118pp ills.[col.plates by w.westhofen] VG (green cloth w.black borders and gilt stamps,mod.rubbed and soiled,spine browned,chipping to extrems.incl.reglued hinges,lacks ffep/half-title,frontis.loosening,contents mod.foxed but tissue guarded plates are clean and bright,spine cracked)

PUBLISHER: juta cape town 1910

KEYWORDS: arts geography cape peninsula south africa history rene juta w.westhofen

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