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African Escape

a bid for freedom through 2,000 miles of jungle and forest


first edition 203pp+ads illus, (b/w, maps) VG (green cloth w. maps to eps, sl stains to spine w. sl sunning to head and foot of spine and sl cocked, owners name to ffep, sl foxing and browning to t.e. of contents) in VG d/w (mod chipping to foot and sl chipping to head of spine, several small closed tears along top and bottom edges w. amateur tape repairs to external and internal side of jacket, some gum stains, spine mod sunned)

PUBLISHER: william kimber london 1957

KEYWORDS: Prisoners of war escapes world war 2 military italy africa history travel


On Sailing the Sea

a collection of the seagoing writings of hilaire belloc


second edition 170pp VG (blue cloth, v. sl marks to rear board, spine sl cocked, owners name to ffep) in G+ d/w (tears to lower portions of covers and spine w. surface loss up to approx 4-5cm from lower edge in places, sl chipping to head of spine and hinges, spine sl sunned, price clipped)

PUBLISHER: methuen london 1945

KEYWORDS: nautical marine sea stories voyages exploration sailing history travel belloc hilaire roughhead w n


Controlling a Racing-Car Team


first edition 119pp illus, (b/w photographs) VG (red cloth, sl bumps to head and foot of spine, sl sunning to spine and along upper and lower edges of boards, spine sl cocked, sl foxing to prelims and edges) in VG d/w (sl rubbed and soiled w. mod tear to head of spine and hinge area and upper edge near adjacent to front flap hinge, sl chipping to other edges of hinges w. sl surface loss along spine hinges, price clipped)

PUBLISHER: g.t. foulis london 1951

KEYWORDS: sport motor racing history organisation strategy planning resources travel davis s. c. h.


South-East England:

thameside and the weald


first edition 203pp illus, (b/w, photography and maps) VG+ (light brown cloth, sl bumps to head and foot of spine w. spine v. sl cocked, sl foxing to t.e. of contents) in VG d/w (sl rubbed and soiled w. sl chipping to head and foot of spine and hinge area w. sl surface loss, spine mod sunned w. sl foxing to reverse side of jacket)

PUBLISHER: macmillan london 1971

KEYWORDS: geography travel history england regions geology industry manufacturing millward roy robinson adrian


The Ukraine

a russian land


[ex libris] first edition 260pp +24pp ads illus, (b/w, maps) VG- (blue cloth w. white dec stamp to front board and white titling to spine, mod stains and soiling to boards w. mod browning and a couple of small indentations to spine, spine is sl cocked and cracked, minor bumps to lower corners of boards and head and foot of spine, usual library stamps, labels and pockets, sl pasteaction to eps w. mod foxing to prelims and edges, sl foxing to some sections of text) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: selwyn & blount london 1940

KEYWORDS: russia ukraine description and travel history politics sociol geography bregy pierre obolensky


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


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


Letters Of the English Seamen: 1587-1808


[ex libris] first edition 318pp illus, (b/w, artwork incl frontis and facsimilie letter) VG (black cloth w. gilt stamps and titling to front board and spine sl rubbing to boards w. mod wear to corners and sl surface loss exposing internal texture, spine v. neatly rebacked w. original outer spine attached, new eps providing excellent secure binding, usual ex library stamps, some pasteaction to eps w. some newspaper cuttings pasted to two pages and owners signature, sl foxing to edges w. bottom edge untrimmed)

PUBLISHER: chapman & hall london 1910

KEYWORDS: naval military shipping seamen sailing ships sailors english history travel biography sociology moorhouse e. hallam


Reminiscences Of Johannesburg & London


[first edition thus] 316pp illus, (b/w photograph frontis) VG (red cloth, spine sl cocked and shaky, sl bumps and wear to head of spine and corners of boards, sl pasteaction to front and rear eps with mod foxing to eps and edges, mod internal paper seperationt to front fep gutter, detaching at head and foot but webbing holding, minor internal paper seperation rear fep gutter but binding holding firm and secure, sl foxing to some sections of text, one leaf detached from binding and loosely inserted) lack d/w

PUBLISHER: robert holden london 1924

KEYWORDS: south africa history johannesburg east london boer travel biography colonisation industrial cohen louis


The Narrative Of A Naval Nobody 1907-1924


[ex libris?]first edition 333p VG (blue cloth w. gilt titling to front board and spine, sl wear to head and foot of spine, w. neat amateur internal reinforcements to same areas, sl vertical crease and sunning to spine, sl surface loss to lower corner of front board w. sl bumps along upper and lower edges, boards v. sl stained and soiled, spine sl cocked and cracked, sl pasteaction and foxing to eps and edges w. t.e. sl browned, library blind stamp to rear pastedown w. residue of label attachment) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: john murray london 1929

KEYWORDS: military nautical navy travel history war sailors biography royal navy world 1 naval operations life fairburn douglas


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


Boswell on The Grand Tour:

germany and switzerland 1764


first edition 353pp ills.[b/w] VG+ (blue cloth,sl.stained w.minor bumps to extrems.,content edges sl.foxed o/w contents clean,sl.shaky spine) in VG d/w (sl.soiled and foxed,sl.browned spine,sl.wear to extrems.w.2cm closed tear to spine)

PUBLISHER: heinemann london 1953

KEYWORDS: modern first edition travel biography history james boswell germany switzerland


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


Dismal England


reprint 240pp VG+ (burgundy cloth w.gilt dec.stamps,mod.soiled,sl.bumps to extrems.,sl.foxing to pre;ims.and edges,spine cracked but tight)

PUBLISHER: [clarion press london] 1901

KEYWORDS: history literature travel robert blatchford england


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


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


A Soul's Travel Among the Flowers

second book of the master thought library


first ed, 216pp,(b/w frontis) VG+(green cloth,sl rubbing& wear to extrems, spine sl browned,owners inscrip to blank prelim,v. minor creasing and foxing to otherwise clean contents,spine sl cocked and shaky.)

PUBLISHER: agnes-kelly printing, seattle 1905

KEYWORDS: may e steveson master thought library spirituality travel occult new age theology

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