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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


The Ultimate Mountains

an account of four months' mountain exploring in the central himalaya


first edition,98pp, ills , G+ (black cloth, bumps and wear to extrems, v sl soiling to both rear and front boards, dealers sticker to front paste down, v minor foxing to some prelims, contents clean.) in G d/w (wear with some losses to extrems, sellotape marks to some extrems, soiling to rear , some internal soiling and discolouration.)

PUBLISHER: cassell & co london 1953

KEYWORDS: thomas weir mountaineering exploration himalayas sport travel


At Last: A Christmas in the West Indies


401pp, ills (b/w) G+ (green cloth with black and gold stamps, bumps and wear to extrems with some small surface losses, beginning to crack at front paste down gutter, pencil markings to ffep verso and some contents, foxing to all prelims and foredges, seperated at rear paste down gutter,cocked.)

PUBLISHER: macmillan and co, london, 1877

KEYWORDS: charles kingsley west indies travel



a record of travel, climbing nad exploration


second edition, 320pp, ills (b/w) VG- (green cloth, sl sun fading, bumps and wear to extrems, small surface loss to upper corner of front free endpaper, owners inscription to half title page, minor foxing to prelims and contents, pencil inscription and seperation at title page gutter, frontispiece clean, pencil inscription to rear paste down, cocked.)

PUBLISHER: t fisher unwin, london, 1911

KEYWORDS: samuel turner siberia travel climbing exploration


Oriental Customs:

applied to the illustration of the sacred scriptures


fifth edition, 467pp, VG- (brown cloth with decorative stamps, bumps and wear to extrems, small closed tears to spine, rear and front boards beginning to detach at gutter, minor soiling and foxing to prelims, contents and foredges, gutter beginning to separate at rear board.)

PUBLISHER: longman,brown,green and longmans, london, 1851

KEYWORDS: samuel burder oriental customs travel anthropology


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


From Heaven Lake

travels through sinkiang and tibet


first edition 178pp ills.[b/w] NF (orange cloth,prelims.and edges sl.foxed,v.sl.cocked) in NF d/w (sl.sunned spine w.minor bumps to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: chatto & windus/hogarth press london 1983

KEYWORDS: modern first edition travel vikram seth india tibet


Sweet Liberty: Travels in Irish America


first edition 367pp F in F d/w

PUBLISHER: picador london 1996

KEYWORDS: modern first edition joseph o'connor travel history irish

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