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Image for GUIDE TO ASSISI  illustrated  1928

GUIDE TO ASSISI illustrated 1928

By: -- .....

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Italy, Assisi Tipografia Metastasio: 1928

Seller ID: 118443


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 View more info

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ALBUM DE VALENCIA Tarjeta Postal - Post Cards

By: ----- ...........

Price: £10.00

Publisher: BARCELONA, FOTOTIPIA THOMAS: 1920

Seller ID: 121612


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. View more info

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BARCELONA , Old Postcards

By: --------

Price: £6.95

Publisher: BARCELONA, ANGEL TOLDRA VIAZO: 1920

Seller ID: 120144


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. View more info

Image for CARTE ROUTIERE  No 8 Paris- Orleanais

CARTE ROUTIERE No 8 Paris- Orleanais

By: ---------

Price: £12.00

Publisher: PARIS, CARTES TARIDE ROUTIERES:

Seller ID: 9948


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. View more info

Image for BELLEZZE d' ITALIA , Ricardo di Jarino 36 Sepia Italian views

BELLEZZE d' ITALIA , Ricardo di Jarino 36 Sepia Italian views

By: ---------

Price: £4.00

Publisher: ITALY, Ricardo di Jarino: 0

Seller ID: 119045


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. View more info

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GRUTA DE LAS MARAVILLAS Tarjeta Postal [ Sepia Postcards ]

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Price: £3.00

Publisher: ARACENA (HUELVA), EXCMO: 1953

Seller ID: 122119


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. View more info

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LOCHEARNHEAD HOTEL

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Price: £5.00

Publisher: LOCHEARNHEAD PERTHSHIRE, LOCHEARNHEAD HOTEL: 1950

Seller ID: 123175


Pale grey line Illustrated card covers (Stapled paperback) 125 x 180 mm approx. 12pp 8 sepia illustrations and line map. Designed and produced by Norman Lyon, Glasgow.Promotional brochure for the Lochearnhead Hotel Lochearnhead Perthshire situated in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park overlooking Loch Earn, the then Resident Directors being W. and Ewen W. Cameron, undated circa 1950's. VG (Covers- no notable soiling or wear, contents clean. Staples a little rus... View more info

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BLACK'S GUIDE TO SUSSEX AND ITS WATERING-PLACES

By: A.R.HOPE MONCRIEFF

Price: £12.00

Publisher: LONDON, ADAM AND CHARLES BLACK: 1911

Seller ID: 120227


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. ... View more info

Image for HERO IN DISGRACE The Life of the Arctic Explorer Dr. Frederick A Cook , The True Dicoverer of The North Pole

HERO IN DISGRACE The Life of the Arctic Explorer Dr. Frederick A Cook , The True Dicoverer of The North Pole

By: ABRAMSON , Howard S ,

Price: £9.00

Publisher: NEW YORK, Paragon House: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7271


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.[1... View more info

THE VOYAGE OF THE CAP PILAR

By: ADRIAN SELIGMAN

Price: £8.50

Publisher: LONDON, HODDER AND STOUGHTON: 1947

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 123196


Pale Olive green cloth boards with brown titles and publisher's monogram to spine, 180 x 120 mm approx. Map to front end paper, 320 pp. Frontis b/w photographic illustration + 10 other such; 1 line drawing and 12 other maps all as called for. Account of the fitting out and circumnavigation of the world by a small group of young people of a three masted barguentine in the 1930's. First published in 1939 the copy offered by us is a first printing of the 3rd edition of 194... View more info

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MY JOURNEY TO LHASA

By: ALEXANDRA DAVID-NEEL

Price: £12.00

Publisher: HARMONDSWORTH, PENGUIN BOOKS: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123097


Sewn Paper Back Cerise and White with black titles, 180 x 110 mm approx. First Edition 1st printing 1940 Travel and Adventure No 310 in series. 284 + 5 pp of publisher's and trade adverts. The personal story of the only white woman who succeeded in entering the Forbidden City. Good no d/j (Book- Mild shelf wear to covers, spine little sunned.Crease to gutter of front cover from reading No notable shelf soiling. Binding generally sound. Paper of book block quite tanned. ... View more info

Image for EXPLORERS CLUB TALES True Stories of Exploration Research and Adventure as Told at The Explorers Club by Men of Daring Achievment

EXPLORERS CLUB TALES True Stories of Exploration Research and Adventure as Told at The Explorers Club by Men of Daring Achievment

By: AMENDSEN , Roald , GRANGER , Walter , WILLIAMSON , Ernest & 27 other Contributors

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, George G Harrap & Co Ltd: 1937

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120940


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. View more info

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A MONTH AT GASTEIN Or Footfalls in the Tyrol

By: Anon ( Wood, Charles William)

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, R Bentley & Son Publishers in Ordinary to Her Majesty: 1873

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 9771


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 othe... View more info

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NOMADS AND EMPIRE BUILDERS Native Peoples & Cultures of South America

By: BEALS , Carleton

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Philadelphia , USA, Chilton Co.Book Div.: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119811


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 clot... View more info

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THROUGH THE SHEERES: AN EXCURSION IN BRITAIN

By: BECKETT, ALFRED ERNEST ,

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, TREFOIL PUBLISHING Co.: 1931

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 11987


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... View more info

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THE BLUE GUIDES NORTHERN ITALY FROM THE ALPS TO ROME (ROME EXCEPTED) ITALIAN TOURING CLUB

By: BERTARELLI, L.V. (Ed MUIRHEAD, FINDLAY)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: LONDON, MACMILLAN & CO LTD: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119572


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 f... View more info

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NANOOK OF THE NORTH illustrated [ FACT ]

By: BILBY , JULIAN W , FRGS

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, J W ARROWSMITH Ltd: 1925

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 10316


Good+ H/b, 1st ed.1925.1st print. illustrated 29 b/w photo- plates. Green cloth , clear Gilt titles. Preface & Publisher's Note , " Nanook [ the Bear ] as that of an Eskimo hunter " This volume" gives in words the life-story of a typical Eskimo [then] Inuit [nowadays] Author JW Bilby FRGS has lived with these Arctic citizens for many years . 319pp 225x145mm[ sound copy , No inscsp , fox spotting first / last few pages & foredge . some some light staining to boards ,t... View more info

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THE EVANS OF THE BROKE Story , One Britains'Greatest Sailors & WW1 Hero

By: BOND , GEOFFREY

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, ARCO Publications: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5786


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 notabl... View more info

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MICK BOWIE The Hermitage Years [ Mountain Guide ]

By: BOWIE, Nan , BOWIE , Mick ,

Price: £4.00

Publisher: SYDNEY, AH & AW REED: 1969

Seller ID: 122532


Good H/b in VG D/j.A Biography of an unassuming man of rare courage & humour - a yesteryear Australian Mountain, Guide Mick Bowie began this career in1929 at the Hermitage, Mount Cook In his lifetime he became an Australian legend; albeit a modest one. Mt Cook Alpine Region Map to end papers.illustrated 41 listed b/w plates.[ eggshell blue cloth Navy title block to spine, Ex-Library copy "the Mary Plaistowe Memorial Library" with usual library markings, stamps e... View more info

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BRADSHAW'S CONTINENTAL RAILWAY GUIDE

By: BRADSHAW

Price: £15.00

Publisher: LONDON, COLLINS: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 122528


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 la... View more info