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The Last Pink Bits


RITCHIE, HARRY

large octavo softcover (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost

PUBLISHER: Sceptre 1997

KEYWORDS: travel adventure humour wry British Empire imperial power

$60.00
1y21/5

The Giant Cities of Bashan and Syria's Holy Places


PORTER, Rev. J. L.

Octavo, brown buckram boards, gilt lettering to spine, gilt & black tooling to front board, blind rule & stamp to rear board, frontispiece with tissue guard, illus half title page, v + 371pp, VG- (heavy chipping & moderate chafing to spine extrems, light scuffing to spine & board corners, light soiling to boards, moderate tanning to page edges, crack to fulll length of gutters, pgs 1-10 missing, pgs 11-12 completely detached but present, boards sl shaky)

PUBLISHER: T. Nelson and Sons 1881

KEYWORDS: religion exploration travel history Syria Jerusalem Jordan Galilee northern border

$135.00
1y21/18

If the Sun Dies


FALLACI, ORIANA & SWINGLEHURST, PAMELA (Trans)

FIRST EDITION, octavo, blue heavy card boards, gilt lettering to spine, 415pp, VG (sl cocked spine, light creasing to spine extrems, light tanning & foxing to page edges & eps, v light creases to prelims) in d/w, VG- (moderate creasing & chipping to edges with sl loss & masking tape repairs, moderate soiling to spine, heavy creasing to edge of front flap, light foxing to internal sides)

PUBLISHER: Collins 1967

KEYWORDS: literature first edition reportage space travel

$40.00
1y22/27

Bali, Sekala & Niskala: Essays on Religion, Ritual & Art


EISEMAN, FRED B. JNR. & EISEMAN, MARGARET ( two chaps)

two vol set, super octavo, illus, light card covers, black lettering on spine, vol 1: xv+376, vol 2: xv+383pp, illus, VG+ (sl. sunning to covers of vol. 1, mod. sunning to vol 2)

PUBLISHER: Periplus 1996

KEYWORDS: autobiography travel Bali Indonesia Balinese culture dance art geography gamelan Hinduism music pageants rituals ceremony

$100.00
1y22/36

Summer in Egypt: Illustrated Guide of the Egyptian State Railways


n/a

octavo, illus. light card covers, red lettering to fr. cover, frontis, 101pp, illus. incl 2 colour fold-out maps, VG (well-read but sound; sl. wear & tear to covers, with sl. surface loss to spine, which has been sealed with sellotape; sl. foxing to prelims; sl. tanning to pages; binding a little shaky; prvious owner's name, in pencil, on fep)

PUBLISHER: Egyptian State Railways c.1912 (reference on p.95 to sailings to be in 1913)

KEYWORDS: Egypt holidays holiday brochure information tourists tourism travel Nile history

$75.00
1y22/43

Travelling Artists in Cyprus 1700-1960


SEVERIS, RITA C.

square quarto, emerald green cloth boards, gilt lettering to spine, illus. eps, frontis, 278pp, illus, Near FiNE, in d/w Near FINE.

PUBLISHER: Philip Wilson 2000

KEYWORDS: travel art history Cyprus influences imperialism orientalism colonialism Ottoman Greece Malta Britain artists painting monuments ethnography

$65.00
1y25/16

Navigators & Naturalists: French Exploration of New Zealand and the South Seas


LEE, MICHAEL

Super octavo, brown heavy card boards, gilt lettering to spine, 480pp, illus, Near FINE (sl scuffing to board corners) in d/w & removable protective clear plastic cover, VG+ (sl soiling to covers)

PUBLISHER: Bateman Books 2018

KEYWORDS: New Zealand French exploration travel illustrated history navigation South Seas

$145.00
1y25/22

Sketches in New Zealand with Pen and Pencil: From a Journal Kept in That Country From July 1846 to June 1848


POWER, W. TYRONE

Octavo, half leather bound marbled boards, gilt lettering & tooling & raised bands to spine, page edges stained red, frontispiece with tissue guard, xlviii + 290pp, illus, VG- (heavy chippping & scuffing to spine & extrems, heavy scuffing to boards & corners with some surface loss, moderate tanning & heavy foxing to page edges & prelims/terminals, moderate water staining to page edges, 6cm tear to tissue guard & moderate wrinkling, owner's name in ink to fep, light cracking to gutters, all illus present but moderately water stained)

PUBLISHER: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans 1849

KEYWORDS: New Zealand illustrated journal history exploration travel culture

$65.00
1y26/26

Egypt and the Sudan: Handbook for Travellers


BAEDEKER, KARL

Small octavo, red faux leather light card covers, gilt lettering to spine and front cover, marbled page edges, clxxxiv + 439pp, illus, three folding maps throughout, VG (light discolouration to spine, light creasing & bruising to spine edges, light warping & moderate bruising to cover edges, very light chipping to top left corner of front cover, moderate tanning to page edges, light tanning & moderate warping to pages)

PUBLISHER: Karl Baedeker 1908

KEYWORDS: Egypt guide travel Sudan handbook illustrated map

$8.50
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Circle of Ra


WEBB, FORREST

paperback (VG-): all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost.

PUBLISHER: Corgi 1982

KEYWORDS: literature fiction Egypt time travel thriller supernatural

$90.00
1y28/20

Scott's Last Expedition: Vol 1 Being the Journals of Captain R. F. Scott: Vol 2 Being the Reports of the Journeys and the Scientific Work Undertaken by Dr E. A. Wilson and the Surviving Members of the Expedition


SCOTT, CAPT. R. F. & HUXLEY, LEONARD (Arr.) & MARKHAM, SIR CLEMENTS R. (Pref)

2 VOLUME SET, octavo, blue buckram boards, gilt lettering & blue decorative rule to spines & front boards, frontispieces, vol 1- xviii + 497pp + 8pp adverts, vol 2- x + 431pp, folding map to rear of both vols, illus VG- (light creasing to spine extrems, moderate fading/discolouration to spines, heavy discolouration & moderate staining to boards, moderate tanning & foxing to page edges & eps, names in ink to eps, owner's name in ink to half title page of vol 1, ocassional library stamp in ink to vol 2, light foxing to pages throughout both vols, some closed tears to folding maps of both vols)

PUBLISHER: Macmillan & Co 1913

KEYWORDS: exploration travel Captain Scott expedition Antarctica south pole illustrated geology

$40.00
1y28/25

Drums of Mer


IDRIESS, ION L.

Octavo, red buckram boards, black lettering & rule to spine & front board, printed front eps, frontispiece, xviii + 378pp + 8pp adverts, illus, VG (light creasing to spine extrems, light discolouration to spine, light scuffing to boards, light tanning & foxing to page edges & eps, owner's name in ink to verso of frontispiece)

PUBLISHER: Angus & Robertson 1936

KEYWORDS: travel exploration Mer culture illustrated

$47.50
1y29/5

Von Tempsky - Adventurer: A Biography of Major Gustavus Ferdinand von Tempsky 1828-68


PARHAM, W. T.

SIGNED BY AUTHOR, octavo, blue heavy card boards, gilt lettering to spine, illus eps, frontispiece, 221pp, illus, VG (light discolouration to spine extrems & board edges, light tanning & moderate foxing to page edges, sl adhesion of d/w to front board, light insect damage to contents page, light foxing to pages throughout) in d/w, VG (light creasing & cracking to edges, moderate foxing/discolouration & soiling to covers, both corners to front flap clipped, moderate sun fading to spine, light foxing to internal sides)

PUBLISHER: Hodder and Stoughton 1969

KEYWORDS: signed Gustavus Ferdinand von Tempsky biography memoir history New Zealand exploration travel adventure

$40.00
1y29/11

Russell and the Bay of Islands: A Guide to the Chief Places of Interest, With Brief Historical Notes etc


RUSSELL, MONTAGU

Octavo, illus stapled covers, 47pp + 16pp adverts, illus, VG- (heavy creasing to edges, archival tape repair to spine, moderate foxing & staining to covers)

PUBLISHER: M. Smethurst (Printer) 1931

KEYWORDS: New Zealand illustrated travel Russell Bay of Islands history culture guide

$24.50
xxrbe146691

An Odyssey Round Odysseus: The Man & His Story Traced Through Time & Place


RUBENS, BEATY & TAPLIN, OLIVER

Imperial octavo softcover (VG): all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost.

PUBLISHER: BBC Books 1989

KEYWORDS: bbc odysseus history travel

$245.00
1y29/46

The Eastern Traveller's Guide: Diary and Souvenir of Voyage For Passengers to Egypt, India, Ceylon, Straits Settlements, China, Japan, Australia, New Zealand and Tasmania


CHARLTON, FRANK

FIRST EDITION, duodecimo, red buckram boards, gilt lettering to front board, xv + 95pp + unpaginated diary pgs to rear- no entries made/pgs clean, illus, VG- (heavy discolouration to spine & front board, moderate chafing to rear board, moderate tanning to page edges, previous owners' names in ink to eps)

PUBLISHER: William Clowes and Sons 1901

KEYWORDS: first edition travel exploration guide souvenir diary journal

$40.00
1y30/1

Travels in Arabia Deserta


DOUGHTY, CHARLES M. & LAWRENCE T. E. (Intro)

2 VOLUME SET, octavo, illus light card covers, black lettering to spine, frontispiece, vol 1- 674 + vol 2- 696pp, illus, folding maps to rear of both vols, VG (light creasing to cover edges, light tanning & soiling to covers, adhesive price labels to front covers with sm ink markings, light foxing & soiling to page edges, light foxing to eps & prelims, light creasing page edges to vol 1)

PUBLISHER: Jonathan Cape 1964

KEYWORDS: travel exploration Arabia illustrated culture anthropology

$50.00
1y30/4

Everyday Life in Bengal and Other Indian Sketches


HART, WILLIAM H.

Sunday school bookplate awarded to future historian W. J. Phillipps, octavo, blue buckram boards, gilt lettering & black decoration to spine & front board, frontispiece with tissue guard, xvi + 344pp, illus, VG (light creasing & scuffing to spine extrems, light bruising to board corners with sl surface loss, light chafing to boards, moderate tanning to page edges, light foxing to page edges & eps/prelims/terminals)

PUBLISHER: Charles H. Kelly n/d (1910 circa)

KEYWORDS: India Bengal illustrated culture history exploration travel

$70.00
1y30/16

Past & Present, and Men of the Times


BARRY, Capt. W. JACKSON

Super octavo, grey buckram boards, black lettering to spine & front board, frontispiece, 253pp, illus, VG- (moderate scuffing to spine & board edges, moderate scuffing & soiling to boards, moderate tanning & light foxing to page edges, fep missing, owner's name in ink to dedication pg- W. J. Phillipps, light foxing to pgs throughout, light cracking to rear gutters)

PUBLISHER: McKee & Gamble 1897

KEYWORDS: Australia travel history colonies exploration culture illustrated

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