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Travel and Exploration

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Travel and Exploration

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GUIDE TO ASSISI  illustrated  1928, --    .....
1 -- ..... GUIDE TO ASSISI illustrated 1928
Italy Assisi Tipografia Metastasio 1928 Paper Back VG Book 170x120mm Approx. 
Small P/b 1928 6th ed.Guide Books Italy the Hotel Subasio , Italian guide to Assisi, b/w in line & photographic plates.English text.Fold-out map. Laid-on Hotel plate to front cover.No inscsp, tight binding, clean copy.minor fox tan to paper covers. 64pp. PLS See our image 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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ALBUM DE VALENCIA  Tarjeta Postal - Post Cards, ----- ...........
2 ----- ........... ALBUM DE VALENCIA Tarjeta Postal - Post Cards
BARCELONA FOTOTIPIA THOMAS 1920 Soft cover Very Good Postcard 
Pale Lilac card covers with red titles and decs. Album of 20 views of Valencia with tissue guards produced by Thomas of Barcelona. Undated circa 1920's or slightly earlier. Serie 6.a Nos. 101 to 120 VG (Booklet - spine sunned and tissue guards browned with damage to guard to first card.Staole rusty. No other notable defects. Cards clean and held in booklet by perforations. Unused. Please see our images of the set offered for sale. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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BARCELONA , Old Postcards, --------
3 -------- BARCELONA , Old Postcards
BARCELONA ANGEL TOLDRA VIAZO 1920 Soft cover Very Good Postcard 
Undated circa 1920's or slightly earlier.Red card covers with black, gilt and white decs and titles. Book of 24 views with tissue guards produced and sold principally as a souvenir for the tourist. Series 1. An item of nostalgic and historical interest. VG ( A little rubbing to covers, some tissue guards creased and with light sporadic foxing not affecting post cards. Complete with all cards). Please see our image of the actual item offered for sale. 
Price: 6.95 GBP
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BELLEZZE d' ITALIA , Ricardo di Jarino 36 Sepia Italian views, ---------
4 --------- BELLEZZE d' ITALIA , Ricardo di Jarino 36 Sepia Italian views
ITALY Ricardo di Jarino Hard Back Very Good Book 155x110mm Approx 
Blue-tone Park scene card covered boards+ gilt sun-burst & gilt box area to rear. 36 Sepia views in concertina format. being an older tourist souvenir. Undated VG ( light edgewear , contents clean with no previous owner name or inscp.] Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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CARTE ROUTIERE  No 8 Paris- Orleanais, ---------
5 --------- CARTE ROUTIERE No 8 Paris- Orleanais
PARIS CARTES TARIDE ROUTIERES VG Book 
Colour MAP mounted in sections on linen, Scale 1:250,000 .Undated circa 1925 per illustration to front cover. Map clean with no notable wear or soiling. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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GRUTA DE LAS MARAVILLAS Tarjeta Postal [ Sepia Postcards ], ---------
6 --------- GRUTA DE LAS MARAVILLAS Tarjeta Postal [ Sepia Postcards ]
ARACENA (HUELVA) EXCMO 1953 Soft cover Good Postcard 
10 Sepia Tarjeta Postal (Postcards) concertina format in buff folder. 100 x 160 mm approx. Souvenir postcards of the caves - Gruta de las Maravillas. 2 Serie 1 Edicion Ano 1953 cover price 10 Ptas. Good - covers rubbed with nicks and tears. Post cards clean, unused and with no defects). Please see our images of the actual item offered for sale. 
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BLACK'S GUIDE TO SUSSEX AND ITS WATERING-PLACES, A.R.HOPE MONCRIEFF
7 A.R.HOPE MONCRIEFF BLACK'S GUIDE TO SUSSEX AND ITS WATERING-PLACES
LONDON ADAM AND CHARLES BLACK 1911 Hardcover Good Book 
Light Olive Limp Cloth Boards with gilt and black titles and decs. 170 x 120 mm approx. Maps to front end papers and publisher's ads to rear end papers, vi + 208pp +88pp contemporary trade adverts. Frontis b/w photo illust + 7 other illust. as called for. All maps and plans as called for including the General Map of the County in pocket at end (Often Missing). Good (Book - covers marked and bruised with some general shelf wear and rubbing and gilt title to spine rubbed. End papers and binding sound and all fold outs in very good order. Previous owner name and date -1916 in ink to half title. No other notable defects.NB The condition has been downgraded to good because of the marked/bruised limp boards). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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HERO IN DISGRACE The Life of the Arctic Explorer Dr. Frederick A Cook , The True Dicoverer of The North Pole, ABRAMSON , Howard S ,
8 ABRAMSON , Howard S , HERO IN DISGRACE The Life of the Arctic Explorer Dr. Frederick A Cook , The True Dicoverer of The North Pole
NEW YORK Paragon House 1991 1557783225 / 9781557783226 1st Edition Hard Back VG G Book 230x 156mm Approx 
H/b D/j VG/Gd.1st ed.1st print.10987654321.251pp.illustrated 23 photo-plates & 2 Route Maps." ..Accurately & poignantly captures the life of Dr Frederick A Cook who is the rightful discoverer of the North Pole " - Warren B Cook , Sr. A riveting & meticulous researched work. Set in 3 parts.23 chpts , Foreword, Intro;acks,Epilogue, Notes, select Biblio; [ internally Fine, no inscsp, tight binding] covers starting to fox-tan] Dust Jacket not price clipped, $21.95.[1991].light handling soil, covers also starting to fox cream.a powder discolouring to the green band.light edgewear. Please see our actual image of the book offered for sale. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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EXPLORERS CLUB TALES True Stories of Exploration Research and Adventure as Told at The Explorers Club by Men of Daring Achievment, AMENDSEN , Roald , GRANGER , Walter , WILLIAMSON , Ernest & 27 other Contributors
9 AMENDSEN , Roald , GRANGER , Walter , WILLIAMSON , Ernest & 27 other Contributors EXPLORERS CLUB TALES True Stories of Exploration Research and Adventure as Told at The Explorers Club by Men of Daring Achievment
London George G Harrap & Co Ltd 1937 1st Edition Hard Back Good - Book 220x140mm Approx 
H/b Read Only Copy, 1st ed.1937. sound binding, no inscsp.med fox tan , well illustrated 30 b/w plates to accompany the 30 True tales by various contributors.Stefansson by Roald Amundsen , Walter Granger , Walter Williamson etc . on land on sea , many distant lands. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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IN THE RAIN AND THE SUN A Sequel to Days of Fresh Air, AMERY , Rt.Hon.L S , CH
10 AMERY , Rt.Hon.L S , CH IN THE RAIN AND THE SUN A Sequel to Days of Fresh Air
London Hutchinson & Co Publishers Ltd 1946 1st Edition Hard Back Very Good Poor+ Book 
The Right Hon. L S Amery CH - outstanding in the Political world - 1st Lord of Admiralty ,Secretary of State for the Colonies etc -and his seperate life of Exploration & Mountaineering - the Alps, Rockies etc - climbing Dachstein , Watzmann etc.in tweeds & matching hat [as of the times] He was active in WW1 - Flanders, Balkans, Dardenelles etc. well illustrated b/w plates.[ wedgwood-blue cloth+ white tiles to book , ink inscsp., tight binding, paper creamed, vg.] Dust Jacket not price clipped , 21/-, synopsis to inner flaps, edgewear nicks - tear lines & small losses; max 12mm. light handling soil now in clear proprietary protective cover. PLS See our image 
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A MONTH AT GASTEIN  Or Footfalls in the Tyrol, Anon ( Wood, Charles William)
11 Anon ( Wood, Charles William) A MONTH AT GASTEIN Or Footfalls in the Tyrol
London R Bentley & Son Publishers in Ordinary to Her Majesty 1873 1st Edition Hard Back VG Book 185x135mm Approx. 
SCARCE.H/b VG.1st ed.1873. Attractive Gilt decoration to spine & front. Although Undated & the name of the author is not stated the book is attributed to Charles William Wood published in 1873.A.E.G. An account of a month in the Tyrol's taken in May 1870 by the author on the advice of his physician.. viii + 317pp VG (Book- college prize book plate dated 1886 to front free end paper. Moderate bumps to bottom corners and a little general shelf wear to extremities. No other notable defects) An uncommon title in it's original format but now reprinted in paper back. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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THE ENGLISHMAN IN THE ALPS Being a Collection of English Prose and Poetry relating th The Alps 2nd Revised ed. contains 3 passages " In praise of Ski-ing", ARNOLD LUNN ( EDITOR)
12 ARNOLD LUNN ( EDITOR) THE ENGLISHMAN IN THE ALPS Being a Collection of English Prose and Poetry relating th The Alps 2nd Revised ed. contains 3 passages " In praise of Ski-ing"
LONDON OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS 1927 2nd Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 
Uncommon in Dust Jacket.Red cloth Boards with gilt titles to spine, 170 x 115 mm approx. All edges of book block gilt, red ribbon silk marker, xx + 300 pp. First Published in 1913 the copy offered by us is of the 2nd Edition of 1927 to which is added three passages in praise of ski-ing. A book for mountaineers and mountain lovers.author is Now Sir A Lunn a Mountaineer, Skier & Author. Good/Good (Book - cloth moderate shelf rubbing to extremities. No other notable defects and no previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket- mild rubbing with chips/ loss to extremities max - up to 5mm around head of spine. Now in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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THE WYE VALLEY AND THE ROYAL FOREST OF DEAN OFFICIAL GUIDE, ARTHUR CLARK
13 ARTHUR CLARK THE WYE VALLEY AND THE ROYAL FOREST OF DEAN OFFICIAL GUIDE
WYDEAN WYE VALLEY & ROYAL FOREST OF DEAN TOURIST BOARD 1950 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Undated but forward by Viscount Bledisloe dated May 1950.Green card covers with black titles and sepia illustration of town gate Chepstow to front. (Paperback) 180 x 120 mm approx.128pp (including 41pp of trade and commercial adverts at rear.Illustrated with numerous b/w photos and with line maps including a large fold out map at rear this is a vintage tourist pocket guide to the area. Contains historical information on the Verderers and Freeminers of Dean Forrest. The contemporary trade adverts are also of interest.2/- VG (Book- 5mm nick to tail of spine and 35mm approx marginal tear to fold out map. No previous owner name or annotations. No other notable defects). Please see our image of the actual item offered for sale. of information on the 
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DER SEGELSCHIFFE GROSSE ZEIT  Herausgegeben Von Joseph Jobe Ins Deutsche Ubertragen Von Lothar Eich Und Erneste Henriot, BATHE , B W , RUBIN De CERVIN , G B  , TAILLEMITE , E
14 BATHE , B W , RUBIN De CERVIN , G B , TAILLEMITE , E DER SEGELSCHIFFE GROSSE ZEIT Herausgegeben Von Joseph Jobe Ins Deutsche Ubertragen Von Lothar Eich Und Erneste Henriot
Bielefeld VERLAG DELIUS, KLASING & Co 1967 3768801233 / 9783768801232 1st Edition Hard Back VG VG Book 290x250mm Approx 
1st, Wooden Sailing Ships - German text, profuselly illustrated [ ship modellers ] Maritime Ship history , travel & exploration [war]. 274pp. Fold-out plans. Very large format. [ blue book with early ship line illustration to front base corner area+black titles , book made in Switzerland, outline fading to boards- wider in width to rear., sound bindings, no inscsp or annotaion, b/w illus + some in Colour.Vorwort by von Joseph Jobe.] illus D/j not clipped. - also edge area fade tan mostly noticable to white rear cover - few light markings to rear. Now in clear proprietary protective cover . PLS see our image 
Price: 19.95 GBP
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NOMADS AND EMPIRE BUILDERS Native Peoples & Cultures of South America, BEALS , Carleton
15 BEALS , Carleton NOMADS AND EMPIRE BUILDERS Native Peoples & Cultures of South America
Philadelphia , USA Chilton Co.Book Div. 1961 1st Edition Hard Back VG+ Poor+ Book 240X165mm Approx. 
Thick format H/b 322pp.illustrated 28 b/w plates.An epic researched work.Many of the early secrets of man's life on earth lie hidden in the story of the first peoples of South America. The author unfolds the splendid story of the Continent's past as few living writers could.In all there were at least 80 linguistic families, some 600 distinct languages , nigh on 5,000 sub-languages - a tangle of peoples from icy Cape Horn to tropics of Panama.[book light egg-shell cloth black titles , no inscp.however small sticker to initail blank page, sound binding.Dust Jacket a little weary,price clipped, edgewear of colour rub/loss max spine top. rear little grubby/pale markings, from handling.in clear proprietary protective cover. NB. Unfortunate heavy vol. will incur extra postage for oversea orders. Please see our image 
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THROUGH THE SHEERES: AN EXCURSION IN BRITAIN, BECKETT, ALFRED ERNEST ,
16 BECKETT, ALFRED ERNEST , THROUGH THE SHEERES: AN EXCURSION IN BRITAIN
London TREFOIL PUBLISHING Co. 1931 2nd Edition Hard Back VG Poor+ Book 220x145 mm Approx Inscribed and Signed By Author
SIGNED Copy.Green cloth boards with black titles to spine and front board. Undated. 288pp. A record of travel and adventure of the author and one whom he calls Diana in a sidecar combination from Eastbourne Sussex to Edinburgh via the great north road and then through the Peebles-shire Hills to the English Lake District, Wales, and the Forest of Dean. As every Sussex man knows , the world outside the county is the just "The Sheeres". A book of happy memories. VG/Poor+ (Book- a little light shelf wear to extremities. Inscribed, dated June 1932 and signed by the author to front free end paper. Dust Jacket - general shelf soiling and rubbing with loss to extremities principally to head of spine of up to 35x12mm. now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover . Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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THE BLUE GUIDES NORTHERN ITALY FROM THE ALPS TO ROME (ROME EXCEPTED) ITALIAN TOURING CLUB, BERTARELLI, L.V.  (Ed MUIRHEAD, FINDLAY)
17 BERTARELLI, L.V. (Ed MUIRHEAD, FINDLAY) THE BLUE GUIDES NORTHERN ITALY FROM THE ALPS TO ROME (ROME EXCEPTED) ITALIAN TOURING CLUB
LONDON MACMILLAN & CO LTD 1924 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Limp cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and front panel.160x110mm approx. Maps to front end papers, cxii + 485pp 62 maps and plans as called for. 1st Printing of Muirhead's Northern Italy Guide Book, August 1924. 2 ribbon markers all edges of book block sprinkled blue.Cover price 15/- VG (Book- a little general shelf wear to extremities- colour rubbing only. Name of previous owner in ink to margin of map on front free end paper. Cellotape reinforcement to folds of frontis folded map- no tears. No other notable faults.Binding sound with no cracks to end papers. Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. 
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NANOOK OF THE NORTH  illustrated, BILBY , JULIAN W , FRGS
18 BILBY , JULIAN W , FRGS NANOOK OF THE NORTH illustrated
LONDON ARROWSMITH 1925 1st Edition Hard Back Good + Book 225x145mm Approx 
Hard Back larger format , Good+ , 1st edition 1925 , illustrated 29 b/w photographic plates , Green cloth boards with clear Gilt titles to spine , Preface & Publisher's Note , " Nanook [ the Bear ] as that of an Eskimo hunter " [ Pathe Film - gave the pictures ] this volume" gives in words the life-story of a typical Eskimo " , some of the illustrations are from the Film , author JW Bilby FRGS has lived amongst the central Eskimo for many years . 319pp [ book - sound copy , no inscsp , uncut pages , fox spotting first / last few pages , foredge and some page margins, some staining to boards , dot scuff-loss all corners with 3x3mm peeling away to rear base corner - 2mm softness top/tail spine 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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THE EVANS OF THE BROKE Story , One Britains'Greatest Sailors & WW1 Hero, BOND , GEOFFREY
19 BOND , GEOFFREY THE EVANS OF THE BROKE Story , One Britains'Greatest Sailors & WW1 Hero
London ARCO Publications 1961 1st Edition Hard Back VG VG Book 190x120 Mm Approx 
Small H/b Dust Jacket VG/VG.1st ed.174pp. "Teddy" Evans was One Britains'Greatest Sailors & WW1 Hero ; - of mixed Irish & Welsh blood - rebellious nature -expelled from school, he Excelled in the Navy which he loved.[ He accompanied Captain Scott on his fatal polar expedition] inl WW 1 , his ship rammed the German G . 42 & he earned the nickname Evans of the Broke.[ Maritime History ]- . the main area of the book his polar expeditions . VG/VG (Book - No notable shelf wear or soiling, Paper of book block tanned, No previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket- Mild general shelf wear and soiling with 3mm approx. nick to top rear panel. Non price clipped. Supplied in a removable proprietary sleeve). PLS See our image 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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20 BRADSHAW BRADSHAW'S CONTINENTAL RAILWAY GUIDE
LONDON COLLINS 2016 0008201277 / 9780008201272 FIRST EDITION Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 
Paper covered boards with yellow titles to upper board. 260 x 200mm approx. Brown end papers, Facsimile reproduction of Bradshaw's 1853 continental railway guide including the maps and the many trade adverts which accompanied the original edition of 1853. First edition 1st printing thus by Collins. Near Fine/Near Fine (Book- impression of a now erased price to free front end paper. No previous owner name or insc. Dust Jacket- Non price clipped. Two small abraisions to laminate on rear panel- minor but worthy of mention. Cover 20. No other notable defects to book or jacket, the later supplied in a removable proprietary protective sleeve). Please see our images of the actual book offered for sale. 
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