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Tramps Through Tyrol

life,sport,and legend


ex-lib second edition 298pp+ads.ills.[incl.fold-out map at rear] VG (sl.rubbed and mod.stained,spine sunned w.boards sl.unevenly sunned,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,usual libr.stamps,owner's sign./stamp to ffep,paste action to eps,prelims.and edges sl.foxed w.some minor foxing to contents,sl.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: mills & boon london 1912

KEYWORDS: tyrol austria climbing mountaineering travel history frederick wolcott stoddard


A Description of The Kingdom of New Spain


first edition 148pp ills.[fold-out map in pocket at rear] NF (edges sl.soiled,sl.cocked) in VG d/w (mod.soiled and sl.sunned,spine sunned,3cm closed tear to head of cover,sl.wear to extrems.incl.sl.rubbed hinges)

PUBLISHER: john howell [np] 1972

KEYWORDS: history travel geography spain pedro alonso o'crouley


Strolling Through Scotland


first edition 256pp ills.[few col.] VG+ (red cloth,sl.soiled w.spine sunned,minor bumps to extrems.,edges sl.foxed) lacks d/w

PUBLISHER: collins london 1934

KEYWORDS: modern first edition w.s.percy travel scotland history geography


Arabian Days


first edition 160pp ills.[photos,some col.by gerard klijn] VG+ (in glossy wrappers,sunned and sl.soiled,minor wear to extrems.,one section reglued w.spine starting to crack at some sections,contents o/w clean)

PUBLISHER: quartet books london 1977

KEYWORDS: modern first edition edna o'brien arabia travel geography history


Explorers of the Sea

famous oceanographic expeditions


ex-lib first edition 226pp VG+ (d/w in plastic taped to boards,usual stamps and pockets) in VG+ d/w (in libr.plastic,sl.sunned)

PUBLISHER: ronald press new york 1964

KEYWORDS: history oceanography travel science natural history muriel guberlet


Three Years in Savage Africa


first colonial edition 594pp+ads.ills.[incl.fold-out maps;all present] VG (rebacked w.green cloth over red boards,title area of original spine laid-down,mod.soiled w.boards unevenly sunned,sl.rubbing and wear to title 'label',sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,eps v.sl.soiled,prelims.and edges sl.foxed w.some v.minor foxing to contents,maps clean,edges soiled,sl.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: methuen london 1898

KEYWORDS: history geography biography africa travel anthropology lionel decle


My Recollections


ex-lib first edition in half-leather 421pp VG (black cloth boards w.black half-leather,libr.stamp to top board w.libr.mark to spine,mod.rubbed and soiled,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.incl.rubbing to hinges,top hinge starting,usual stamps and pockets,speckled edges sl.soiled,sl.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: james nisbet london 1909

KEYWORDS: history biography travel geography theology eugene stock


The Land That is Desolate

an account of a tour in palestine


popular edition 287pp ills.[incl.fold-out map at rear] VG (mod.stained w.spine sunned,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.,sl.shaky boards,prelims.and edges sl.foxed,map has minor closed tears,sl.cocked)

PUBLISHER: smith,elder london 1913

KEYWORDS: history arabia holy land middle east travel geography


Across the Great Saint Bernard


first edition 444pp+100pp appendix ills. VG+ (green cloth w.silver stamps,sl.rubbed and mod.soiled,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,boards sl.shaky w.paper separation at ep gutters,front pastedown scratched,prelims.and edges sl.foxed w.sl.chipping to fore-edge of some pp,sl.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: bemrose london 1904

KEYWORDS: history saint bernard geography travel switzerland a.r.sennett


Dorothy Thompson's English Journey

the record of an anglo-american partnership


ex-lib first edition rebind 256pp ills. VG (red cloth libr.rebind,sl.stained w.sl.bumps to extrems.,usual stamps and pockets,contents sl.browned,sl.cocked)

PUBLISHER: collins london 1942

KEYWORDS: history travel dorothy thompson james wedgwood drawbell


The Gallery of Geography

a pictorial and descriptive tour of the world 2 vols.


new edition 2 vols.in half-leather 1144pp ills.[some col.] G (rough,needs rebinding and repairs,stained and sunned,cloth lifting off boards,spine missing from vol.2,wear and chipping and surface losses to extrems.and hinges,boards shaky,marbled eps and edges,sl.stains and mod.foxing to contents,spines cracked w.some sections separating,some pp and sections loose,some chipping and closed tears to page edges,some ills.soiled and foxed,shaky spines)

PUBLISHER: w.r.m'phun glasgow [nd]

KEYWORDS: history geography travel thomas milner



true stories of the remarkable life of captain asa whitney


first edition 249pp ills.VG+ (black cloth,sl.soiled,edges sl.soiled,sl.bowed) in VG d/w (mod.soiled and sl.sunned,sl.bumps and wear to extrems.)

PUBLISHER: the supplement [np] 1952

KEYWORDS: history travel biography nautical asa whitney frigout


A Person From England

and other travellers


first edition 384pp ills. VG+ (sl.soiled w.minor bumps to extrems.,dealer's label to front pastedown,owner's sign.to half-title,edges sl.foxed,sl.cocked) in VG d/w (sl.rubbed and soiled,sunned spine,bumps and chipping to extrems.w.some minor losses to head/foot of spine,price-clipped)

PUBLISHER: jonathan cape london 1958

KEYWORDS: history travel geography turkestan fitzroy maclean


A Visit to Iceland,by way of Tronyem,in the Flower of Yarrow yacht,in the summer of 1834


320pp ills. G+ (dk.green cloth w.paper title-label to spine,mod.rubbed and sl.sunned,stained,sl.bubbling to cloth on top board,bumps and wear to extrems.w.sl.chipping to head/foot of spine and corners,owner's inscr.to front pastedown,prelims.foxed,both outer corners clipped on title,sl.to mod.foxing to contents w.ills.foxed,spine cracked w.minor separation starting at some sections,contents sl.rippled,cocked w.sl.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: john murray london 1835

KEYWORDS: history travel geography nautical iceland john barrow jun.


Admiral of the Ocean Sea

a life of christopher columbus 2 vols.


ex-lib first edition 2 vols. 448/445pp ills.[incl.diagrams and maps w.fold-out to vol.1] VG+ (brown cloth,mod.rubbed and soiled w.libr.mark to sunned spines,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.,maps to eps,usual stamps and pockets,paper reinforcements[?] across lower corner of front pastedowns,boards sl.shaky,paper separation on both vols.at title gutter,edges soiled o/w contents and maps clean,shaky spines) lack d/ws

PUBLISHER: little,brown boston 1942

KEYWORDS: history biography nautical travel geography christopher columbus samuel eliot morison


The Discovery of America by the Northmen in the Tenth Century


second edition in half-leather 348pp [2x fold-out maps] VG (marbled boards w.half-calf and gilt stamps to spine,rubbed and soiled w.spine sl.sunned,mod.bumps and wear to extrems.w.some surface loss to corners and hinges,owner's label to ffep,owner's sign.to prelim.,sl.foxing to contents,maps foxed but intact,marbled edges,tight)

PUBLISHER: william s.orr london 1842

KEYWORDS: history travel geography america northmen joshua toulmin smith


Tropical Africa


first edition 228pp ills.[fold-out maps] G (rough binding,red cloth,lacks spine w.boards shaky and barely attached,mod.rubbed and sunned,stained,bumps and wear to extrems.,ffep loose,owner's sign.to half-title,sl.stains towards edges,edges soiled,cocked w.shaky spine)

PUBLISHER: hodder and stoughton london 1888

KEYWORDS: history travel geography africa henry drummond


The Finding of Wineland The Good

the history of the icelandic discovery of america


ex-lib in half-vellum 205pp [text in english/icelandic] ills. VG (burgundy cloth boards w.half-vellum,gilt libr.stamp to rear board,mod.rubbed and soiled,sl.rubbed and soiled,usual stamps and pockets,eps sl.soiled,teg sl.rubbed,untrimmed edges sl.soiled,tight)

PUBLISHER: henry frowde london 1890

KEYWORDS: history travel geography america iceland mythology arthur middleton reeves


Freya Stark


Uncorrected proof, 387pp, unread & MINT in orange wrappers

PUBLISHER: Chatto & Windus London 1999

KEYWORDS: modern first edition biography travel stark


Arctic Sun and Tropic Moon

vitus bering and james cook discover alaska and hawaii


ex-lib [unpaginated] margin ills. VG+ (in wrappers,mod.rubbed and soiled,sl.sunned,minor wear to extrems.,usual stamps and pockets)

PUBLISHER: curtis paper company newark 1960

KEYWORDS: history travel hawaii alaska geography james cook vitus bering earl schenck miers

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