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Image for Pictures in Colour of Oxford With its University and Colleges

Pictures in Colour of Oxford With its University and Colleges

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norwich, UK, Jarrold & Sons Ltd: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18243

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


Boards have some edge wear, light soiling, small corner bumps. Some offset discoloration of FFEP and BFEP. Top quarter missing of illustration pasted on front board ; A tight solid book. A number of advertising pages at back of book. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Unpaginated pages; Lovely colour plates of Oxford University and its colleges as well as surrounding areas. View more info

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Ticknor's Maritime Provinces A Handbook for Travellers

By: N/A

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor & Company: 1888

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 18661

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Red cloth boards exhibit shelf wear, with soiling and water staining evident. Front and back hinges are split but attached. Fold out map at back is torn almost all the way down one fold, fold-out map at front has one short tear repaired with archival tape. ; Red cloth covered boards with gilt stamped titles front and spine. Four fold-out maps 2 large and 2 small as well as plans. Advertisements at front and back of book. ; B&W and Colour maps; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 336 pages; "A guide to the chief cities, coasts, and islands of the Maritime provinces of Canada, and to their scenery... View more info

Image for Aberbrothock Illustrated - Being The Round of Etchings in Miniature With Historical and Topographical Notes

Aberbrothock Illustrated - Being The Round of Etchings in Miniature With Historical and Topographical Notes

By: Adam, John & George Hay

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Arbroath, Scotland, T. Buncle: 1886

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 15600

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Signed by Contributor; General wear top mustard colour cloth covered boards, corners bumped, some fraying head and tail of spine, light soil. Tape repaired front and glued back hinge. Light soil on pages, short tear and creasing of blank page at back ; On first blank page is written the following presentation: Presented by Thomas Buncle, Esq., to Mary Stewart, Special Prize for Recitation. East School Carmyllie. Augt. 1893. Thomas Buncle was the book's publisher. Gilt stamped design on front board and title on spine, top edges gilt, decorative end papers featuring flowers native to the area. F... View more info

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CHASING THE SUN OR RAMBLES IN NORWAY

By: Ballantyne, R. M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, J. Nisbet & Co.: ca.1879

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 580

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


124 + ads pages; Light bumping & wear, pages heavily tanned (pages not brittle) front hinge started but still solid. Previous owner's name on front free end paper dated 1921. Blue cloth decorative cover, gilt decoration on spine. View more info

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The Japanese Chronicles

By: Bouvier, Nicolas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Mercury House: 1993

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 18756

ISBN: 1562790080

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Translated from the French by Anne Dickerson. ; B&W Illustrations; 8.68 X 5.85 inches; 222 pages; "Swiss travel writer and photographer Nicolas Bouvier shares his intimate experience of Japan. Based on three decades of travel throughout the islands, his reports, recollections, and reflections take the reader beyond the commonplace into an unexpected Japan. Whether describing village festivals or the suburbs of Kyoto, retelling Japanese myth and history, composing poems, reflecting on Noh performances, or sketching memorable portraits in ... View more info

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Old Beijing In the Shadow of the Imperial Throne

By: Chengbei, Xu

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Beijing, Foreign Language Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14645

ISBN: 7119027867

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Slight scratch on glossy paper covered boards, DJ shows some edge wear and creasing ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; A Series of Old Cities; 1 x 8.4 x 5.9 Inches; 240 pages; This book presents Beijing through an amazing collection of archive photos. View more info

Image for Künstlerfahrt nach Danzig im Jahre 1773 Des Künstlers Tagebuch dieser Reise in deutscher Übertragung und das Skizzenbuch in getreuer Nachbildung mit einer Einleitung herausgegeben von Willibald Franke.

Künstlerfahrt nach Danzig im Jahre 1773 Des Künstlers Tagebuch dieser Reise in deutscher Übertragung und das Skizzenbuch in getreuer Nachbildung mit einer Einleitung herausgegeben von Willibald Franke.

By: Chodowiecki, Daniel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Verlag Grethlein: c.1900

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 14529

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Pages tanned, tan spine shows some soil, marbled paper covered boards show only light wear, black title label on front cover bright. Front board lightly warped. ; A tight solid book, undated but circa early 1900's, magazine article about Chodowiecki laid in. ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 123 pages; Artists travel to Gdansk in 1773. The artist's diary of a trip to Danzig and his sketchbook are replicated here - edited with an introduction by Willibald Franke. Unfortunately the paper the illustrations are printed on is of a poor quality View more info

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The Rope in the Water A Pilgrimage to India

By: Fraser, Sylvia

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Toronto, Thomas Allen & Son: 2001

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 16873

ISBN: 0919028438

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Some edge wear to extremities of both book and dust jacket, previous owner's name on front free end paper ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 7.90 X 5.50 X 2 inches; 352 pages; "At Kovalam beach on India's southwestern shore I plunge into the Arabian Sea, the same soft temperature as the air...Looking shoreward, I see lifeguards gesturing. Since I'm much further than I imagined, I begin a determined swim toward them...The lifeguards continue to blast and gesture, but I'm powerless against the riptide irresistibly sweeping me out to sea. Though my situation appears hope... View more info

Image for Impressions of Liberia = Mit dem Zeichenstift Afrika :   From the sketch-books of a journey to the Bong Range Iron Ore Mine in Liberia = aus den Skizzenbuchern ... zu der Eisenerzmine Bong Mine in Liberia

Impressions of Liberia = Mit dem Zeichenstift Afrika : From the sketch-books of a journey to the Bong Range Iron Ore Mine in Liberia = aus den Skizzenbuchern ... zu der Eisenerzmine Bong Mine in Liberia

By: Hutten, Horst G

Price: $20.00

Publisher: H.G. Hutten [Selbstver.]: 1977

Seller ID: 14994

ISBN: 3921986125

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Some chipping top DJ spine; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 72 pages; Text in English and German, drawings throughout. View more info

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Bokhara Burnes

By: Lunt, James D.; George Woodcock (editor)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15143

ISBN: 038901012x

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Light lean and edge wear to book, Price-clipped dustjacket shows some creasing top of spine ; Blue cloth covered boards with black & gold imprinted titles on spine. The book is the US edition but the dust jacket is the British Faber & Faber DJ. ; Great Travellers; 220 pages; "Alexander Burnes, born in Montrose in 1805, went out to India at the age of 16 as a cadet in the Honourable East India Company. Within a year he joined the 1st Bombay Native Infantry as interpreter in Hindustani, and started to learn Persian. a journey from which he was recalled. Promoted, and transferred in 1829 to ... View more info

Seascapes

By: MacSweeney, Tom

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cork, IE, Mercier Press: 2008

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 14232

ISBN: 1856356000

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ creased top edge, short tear top spine; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar ; 1.18 x 8.5 x 5.51 Inches; 252 pages; Seascapes has been on Irish radio for thirty years and counted 1000 broadcasts in December 2008. For all of that time, Tom MacSweeney has been both presenter and reporter for the show. Through the years he has gained unparalleled experience of marine issues and history. This book reflects that experience with stories of tragedy and triumph alike. With stories as diverse as the tale of commander Bill King, the only submarine commander to survive the Second World War from start to ... View more info

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With the "Ophir" Round the Empire; An account of the tour of the Prince and Princess of Wales, 1901,

By: Maxwell, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1902

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 12992

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Some wear to extremities of navy blue cloth covered boards, wear top front board, one hole from insect damage affecting front edge of 30 pages extending in 1/4 inch, some soil of page edges, front hinge started but solid. Small embossed stamp top FFEP ; A tight solid book. ; B&W Plates; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 332 + 15 pp ads pages View more info

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WHEELS WITHIN WHEELS

By: Murphy, Dervla

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Ticknor & Fields: 1980

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 16176

ISBN: 0899190065

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Light wear to extremities. DJ has small tears, scuffing. ; DJ in protective Mylar sleeve, unclipped. A tight solid book. ; 8.30 X 5.80 X 1 inches; 236 pages; A first-hand account of the life of travel writer Dervla Murphy in which she tells of her early life in Lismore, Co. Waterford, in her rather unusual household. Her father was the county librarian and her mother a chronic invalid. An only child, Dervla was allowed from the age of seven to freely roam on her own. View more info

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The Inside Passage Along the Wild Pacific Coast from Seattle to Alaska

By: Rommelt, Bernd

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Munich, Germany, C J Bucher Verlag Gmbh: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 19457

ISBN: 3765816426

Condition: Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket


Slight wear to dust jacket ; Near-fine in Near-fine DJ. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Color Photographs; 12.4 X 11.7 X 1.0 inches; 200 pages; "The Inside Passage from Seattle to Skagway in Alaska is actually a waterway which, in the past, was used by gold prospectors to travel to their claims. The region offers a labyrinth of countless islands, impressive coastal mountains, and rain forests rich in diversity. It ranks as one of the most beautiful coastal regions in the world. The author has explored this paradise over land and sea, and captured the wonderful animal and plant lif... View more info

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Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland - Volume 1 only

By: Stephens, John Lloyd

Price: $67.50

Publisher: London, Harper & Brothers: 1838

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9143

Condition: Fair


Original boards still attached, spine damaged with pieces of cloth missing, missing bottom half of map, front hinge started but intact. Boards are worn and bumped. Foxed throughout. Volume 1 only ; A tight solid book. ; 268 pages; Fore edge of pages untrimmed. Photos or scans upon request. View more info

Image for The Last Train to Zona Verde  My Ultimate African Safari

The Last Train to Zona Verde My Ultimate African Safari

By: Theroux, Paul

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland & Stewart: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16705

ISBN: 0771085095

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; Maps; 9.25 X 6.14 X 1.57 inches; 353 pages; "Theroux first came to Africa as a twenty-two-year-old Peace Corps volunteer, and the pull of the vast land never left him. Now he returns, after fifity years on the road, to explore the little-travelled territory of western Africa and to take stock both of the place and of himself." View more info

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The White Rock An Exploration of the Inca Heartland

By: Thomson, Hugh

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19327

ISBN: 0297842447

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Some creasing top edge of DJ spine ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. Map endpapers. B&W and colour plates. ; 9.2 X 6.2 X 1.1 inches; 316 pages; "The lost cities of South America have always exercised a powerful hold on the popular imagination. The ruins of the Incas and other pre-Colombian civilisations are scattered over thousands of miles of still largely uncharted territory, particularly in the Eastern Andes, where the mountains fall away towards the Amazon.Twenty-five years ago, Hugh Thomson set off into the cloud-forest on foot to find a ruin that had been carele... View more info

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A VISIT TO ANCIENT ROME - A COLLECTION OF 66 PRINTS

By: Various

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Newton, MA, University Prints: 1957

Seller ID: 5798

Condition: Very Good+


Prints; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Boxed Prints; 5 1/2 X 8 inches; This is a collection of 66 prints enclosed in a green paper board box in VG condition, light wear. Enclosed with prints are catalogs, receipt newspaper cartoons and a couple of post cards. Binding is Unbound. View more info

The Collector's Bag Travellers' Tales from India and Elsewhere

By: Vernède, R.V.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Gerrards Cross, UK, Colin Smythe: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14765

ISBN: 0861403525

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Only slight wear. Short closed tear top back fore edge. ; A bright, solid book, DJ in Mylar. Errata slip laid in. ; 1.18 x 8.58 x 5.51 Inches; 267 pages; Collecting stories from experience in the hills of India makes for a good read. But, when fact and fiction are intertwined, and reality becomes a mixture of the two, the words become spellbinding."" - Small Press. ""Born in Vevey, Switzerland, R.V. Vernède entered the Indian Civil Service in 1928 and was posted to Uttar Pradesh (now perhaps best known as the state encompassing the Temple at Ayodyha). In 1992, over a half-cent... View more info

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The Past Today - Historic Places in New Zealand

By: Wilson, Peter (editor)

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Auckland, NZ, Pacific Publishers: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8934

ISBN: 0864790015

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Light wear. ; DJ in Mylar. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 183 pages; This book not only covers the history of European settlers but also goes into the ancient past covering the development of the Maori people and the archeology of the country. View more info