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$65.00
2i14/6

Darjeeling and its Mountain Railway


N/A

Super octavo, red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, blue eps, frontispiece, 106pp + folding map, illus, VG (light rubbing moderate soiling to boards, light bruising to spine extrems & board corners)

PUBLISHER: Darjeeling-Himalayan Railway 1921

KEYWORDS: Railroads India Darjeeling travel travel mountains Darjeeling Nepal

$20.00
xxpgj133252

1000 Places to See Before You Die


SCHULTZ, PATRICIA

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 costs

PUBLISHER: Workman Publishing 2003

KEYWORDS: travel exploration travel guide

$30.60
2d13/18

A BOOK ABOUT PARIS


ADAM GEORGE & PEARL:

first edition 192pp ills.(col.plates by h.franks waring) VG- (pale blue cloth w.paper title-labels to cover/spine,binding sl.rubbed and stained,mod.to heavy uneven sunning to boards,spine mod.sunned,sl.bumps to extremities w.minor chipping to head/foot of spine,1cm tear to cloth on spine w.1cm bump to rear board,paper labels sl.discol.,boards sl.shaky,eps mod.stained w.sl.foxing,owner's ink sign.to ffep,contents and plates clean,fore and lower edges untrimmed,edges sl.soiled and foxed,sl.cocked w.sl.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: jonathan cape london 1927

KEYWORDS: paris geography travel france

$30.60
1a28/34

OUR BEAUTIFUL HOMELAND


hereford:chester:oxford:warwick & leamington

EDWARDES CHARLES & HOW F.D. & MORLEY GEORGE & HASLEHURST, ERNEST W

64pp ills.col.plates by ernest w.haslehurst(some loose) VG- (decorative binding,cream cloth w.red/green borders and decoration to cover/spine,green lettering to cover/spine,sl.rubbed and stained w.mod.sunning to spine,extremities sl.bumped w.minor wear,dec.eps sl.stained,owner's ink and pencil sign.to blank prelim.,paper separation at title-page gutter,sl.foxing throughout but plates are clean,edges sl.soiled and foxed,sl.cocked/bowed)

PUBLISHER: gresham publishing london (nd)

KEYWORDS: travel geography britain history haslehurst ernest w

$76.50
manz39

MEMOIR OF THE LIFE OF LAURENCE OLIPHANT


And of Alice Oliphant, His Wife.

OLIPHANT, MARGARET OLIPHANT W :

Seventh edition, 2 vols, complete school library rebind in polished calf with gilt emblem to front and gilt to spine, marbled edges and ep's with presentation bookplate on front paste-down Vol.I, ix 314pp, vii 386pp, frontis. with tissue-guard. VG with sunned spines that are a little rubbed at joints and extrem., boards generally rubbed at edges and corners with a few scratches to rear, sl.foxing to prelims and last few pages)

PUBLISHER: William Blackwood and Sons Edinburgh 1891

KEYWORDS: travel biography

$127.50
1m37/35

SIBERIA AND CENTRAL ASIA


BOOKWALTER, JOHN W :

Second edition, large 8vo, original blue cloth with gilt illustration of horse drawn wagon, gilt lettering to spine, t.e.g., xxxi 548pp +iv index, folding map in rear pocket, numerous illustrations from photos., VG- (cloth rubbed at extrem. with scuffed & bruised corners, spine sunned and rubbed with scuffed head & foot, ex-library with bookplate on front paste-down and stamps, fep loose as is last section of text, hinges sl.loose)

PUBLISHER: C.Arthur Pearson London 1900

KEYWORDS: travel exploration siberia asia

$102.00
2d17/51

THE AMERICAN SIBERIA


Or Fourteen Years Experience in a Southern Convict Camp.

POWELL, J C :

First edition, small 8vo, original maroon cloth with black decoration and gilt lettering, 355pp + (2pp) adverts, frontis. + 15 plates, VG- (general rubbing to cloth with sl.scuffed corners, spine sl.sunned with sl.fraying to head & foot, previous owner's name near invisible on black front paste-down, bookseller's blind stamp ffep, front hinge with some internal separation visible between title and preface, owner's name top of title, a little marking but generally clean)

PUBLISHER: Gay & Bird London nd (1891)

KEYWORDS: travel exploration american siberia

$200.00
2d19/47

SELECT DOCUMENTS ILLUSTRATING THE FOUR VOYAGES OF COLUMBUS


Including Those Contained in R.H.Major's Select Letters of Christopher Columbus.

JANE, CECIL / COLUMBUS, CHRISTOPHER et al :

First edition, Hakluyt Series II, Volumes 65 & 70, light blue gilt decorated cloth with blind stamping and gilt to spine, ExNZLib (gilt emblems to fronts and spines, bookplates front paste-downs, pocket at rear Vol.I, unobtrusive catalogue marking at inner margin pp9 each Vol.; unstamped), clv 188pp, lxxxix 164pp, plates, folding maps- all present, VG+ (minor rubbing to extrem. of cloth with sl.sunned spines and rear of Vol.I, faintest browning to endpapers) Otherwise a lovely set with pristine interior.

PUBLISHER: Hakluyt Society London 1930 - 1932

KEYWORDS: travel exploration hakluyt columbus

$153.00
1m38/1

THE LAND OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN


Summer and Winter Journeys Through Sweden, Norway, Lapland, and Northern Finland; with Descriptions of the Inner Life of the People, their Manners and Customs, the Primitive Antiquities etc.

DU CHAILLU, PAUL B :

Third thousand, 2 vols, 8vo, original blue-grey cloth with gilt and black illustration to front and spine, xvi 441pp +32pp ads, xvi 474pp +32pp ads, folding map at rear pocket vol.I, numerous woodcut plates and text illustrations incl. folding frontis., VG (cloth has average wear at edges and bruised and scuffed corners, a rules of the Shanid Book Society plate attached to front paste-down each vol, owner's name on fep each vol, folding frontis professionally repaired at edges; also title along fore-edge, generally free from foxing)

PUBLISHER: John Murray London 1881

KEYWORDS: travel exploration sweden norway lapland finland

$47.40
2g5/43

CALIFORNIA AND ITS WONDERS


TODD JOHN:

208pp ills. VG_ (blue cloth w.red/green dec.and lettering to cover and gilt to spine,sl.rubbed and mod.stained w.sl.sunning,extremities sl.bumped and worn,dec.eps sl.stained,boards sl.shaky,owner's ink inscr.to first blank,contents clean,edges sl.soiled,sl.cocked w.sl.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: t.nelson and sons london 1894

KEYWORDS: california geography travel history

$36.25
1a31/19

ITALY


from the alps to naples

BAEDEKER KARL:

xxxviii 398pp illustrated(fold-out maps and sketches) G+ (red cloth w.gilt lettering to cover and spine,blind stamped borders,lightly rubbed and mod.stained,lightly sunned w.spine mod.sunned,extremities lightly bumped w.minor wear,head/foot of spine lightly bumped w.upper/lower hinges at head split 1cm,adverts.to feps,map to reps,mod.discolouration to prelims.,paper separation at upper gutter,dealer's ink stamp to verso of title-page,sl.discolouration to text throughout,some wear incl.minor closed tears to fold-out maps,map on reps mod.discoloured,marbled page edges mod.discoloured w.wear to edges of fold-out mapssl.cocked/bowed)

PUBLISHER: karl baedeker leipzig 1909

KEYWORDS: travel reference italy geography

$30.68
2g9/18

TWO VAGABONDS IN SWEDEN AND LAPLAND


GORDON JAN & GORDON CORA J.:

first edition x 323pp illustrated by authors VG- (blue cloth w.decorative yellow/black stamps to cover/spine,gilt lettering to spine,lightly rubbed and stained w.mod.sunning to spine,extremities incl.head/foot of spine lightly bumped w.minor wear,sml.ink sign.to front pastedown,contents sl.discoloured and lightly foxed,te yellow,edges sl.discoloured/foxed,sl.cocked/bowed w.spine a little shaky)

PUBLISHER: john lane the bodley head london 1926

KEYWORDS: travel sweden lapland

$88.57
1a31/7

OUT OF THE BEATEN TRACK


a narrative of travel in little known africa

COURT TREATT MAJOR C.:

288pp illustrated G+ (maroon cloth w.gilt lettering to spine,mod.rubbed and stained w.remains of label 2cm square to foot of cover,heavily sunned edges/spine and upper third of rear board,mod.creasing to upper board and spine,extremities incl.head/foot of spine mod.bumped and worn w.some chipping,eps mod.discoloured,sml.ink sign.to ffep,sl.discolouration w.mod.foxing throughout,plates are clean,paper separation at rear gutter,edges mod.discoloured/foxed,sl.cocked w.spine a little shaky)

PUBLISHER: hutchinson & co london (nd)

KEYWORDS: travel africa

$212.50
2d20/18

LIVINGSTONE AND THE EXPLORATION OF CENTRAL AFRICA.


JOHNSTON, H.H.

First edition, limited edition of 250 copies on handmade paper, 8vo, vellum spine over paper boards, 12 plates (all but 2 with tissue-guards), 7 colour maps (2 folding), xii 372pp, ExNZLib (bookplate front paste down with residue of paper label, discreetly stamped) VG (boards rubbed and soiled with bruised corners, spine sunned with chipped head and sl.cracking to joints at head and foot, endpapers browned, hinges rubbed).

PUBLISHER: George Philip London 1891

KEYWORDS: travel exploration livingstone central africa

$22.95
1e25/8

COSMONAUTS IN ORBIT:


the story of the soviet manned space program

GURNEY GENE AND CLARE:

first edition 192pp ills. VG+ (dec.cover,v.sl.rubbed and stained,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,owner's stamps to eps,edges sl.soiled and stamped,sl.cocked) in VG d/w (sl.stained w.mod.sunning to spine and inner head of cover,amateur external tape repairs to head of spine,remains of sticker to foot of spine,sl.bumps to extrems.w.sl.internal foxing)

PUBLISHER: franklin watts new york 1972

KEYWORDS: cosmonauts space travel russia

$18.50
2d17/50

BLIGH OF THE BOUNTY.


RAWSON, GEOFFREY.

First edition, 8vo, blue cloth with gilt title to spine, 244pp, 8 plates inc. frontis, folding map, top edges tinted, GD+ (missing f.e.p.'s, sl.cocked, light rubbing to cloth, half title sl.browned, some light foxing)

PUBLISHER: Philip Allan London 1930

KEYWORDS: travel exploration bounty mutiny bligh biography

$212.50
2d20/26

BRITISH CENTRAL AFRICA.


An Attempt to Give Some Account of a Portion of the Territories Under British Influence North of the Zambezi.

JOHNSTON, SIR HARRY H.

First edition, Colonial issue, large 8vo, original red cloth with gilt title to spine, xix 544pp, frontis with tissue-guard, 6 folding maps and 220 illustrations, internally clean and sound but the boards are rather soiled and marked, GD+ (cloth rubbed and marked, spine sunned and worn with 1/2 hole in cloth mid-way, head and foot sl.frayed, a little lifting of cloth to front, front hinge cracked but sound, lightly browned endpapers and occasional light foxing, frontis. sl.water marked)

PUBLISHER: Methuen London 1897

KEYWORDS: travel exploration central africa zambezi

$510.30
2d20/49

THE FIRST VOYAGE AROUND THE WORLD, BY MAGELLAN; TRANSLATED FROM THE ACCOUNTS OF PIGAFETTA AND OTHER CONTEMPORARY WRITERS


PIGAFETTA et al :

tastefully ex libris (gilt library logo and number to front board and spine only)lx 258pp xx, argent chromolitho armorial plate, 2 maps (part coloured, one folding) full contemporary calf, spine gilt with red title labels, marbled edges and endpapers VG- (front board cracked along 60% of hinge, illus sl foxed, some rubbing/shelfware-particularly to spine, bookplate on fep, light foxing to prelims)

PUBLISHER: hakluyt society london 1874

KEYWORDS: travel history biography

$340.00
2d20/42

THE ANTIPODES AND ROUND THE WORLD: OR TRAVELS IN AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, CEYLON CHINA, JAPAN AND CALIFORNIA


FRERE, ALICE M ( MRS GODFREY CLERK ) :

second edition, corrected 633pp original blindstamped blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, sl discolouration (spine and extremities), with sl tears at spine extremities and three small pinhole marks and scratches on front board,new ep's, with bookplate on front pastedown, all plates and coloured frontis (tattooed man) present. Contents clean with faintest hint of discolouration

PUBLISHER: hatchards london 1870

KEYWORDS: china japan australia ceylon california america new zealand ethnology travel

$255.00
2d20/50

A NEW ACCOUNT OF EAST INDIA AND PERSIA, BEING NINE YEARS' TRAVELS 1672-1681


FRYER, JOHN :

3 volume set tastefully ex libris (markings in gilt and to binding only) xl,354pp, 32pp; 371pp; x, 271pp; frontis, maps, three folding plates; half green calf, spine browned but gilt with bands and red gilt labels; marbled edges and endpapers; bookplates to fep's

PUBLISHER: hakluyt society london 1909 - 1915

KEYWORDS: india east persia travel exploration customs ethnology history colonialism asia

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