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Harfback. A good copy in publisher's red cloth with title in gilt on spine which is faded. Previous owner's name and address on front free endpaper. 232 pages. Short stories set in Africa.
Published : B.H.Blackwell, Oxford 1910, First Edition
A good copy in the original boards with a fine depiction of Yosemite on the upper board. Would be very good but for some discolouration at the foot of the upper board perhaps caused by an old damp stain. The book is not affected internally. Pp.viii,,384 + 24pp adverts. 8 illustrations. Folding map at rear. An early work describing principally the Yosemite valley and California by an intrepid Scottish lady traveller.
Published : William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh 1884, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. Top edge gilt. Some light fore-edge foxing. Inscribed presentation copy from the editor. Pp.viii,75. Tissue guarded frontispiece and one other plate. James, Lord Drumlanrig and Lord William Douglas were sons of the 1st Duke of Queensberry. This is an account of a journey they made with their tutor through France and Italy beginning in 1680. A scarce limited printing.
Published : Privately Printed By T. And A. Constable Ltd, Edinburgh 1931, First Edition
A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper except that there is a slant to the spine. Signed by the author on the title page. Ownership inscription. Pp.xiv,385. Travels in India.
Published : HarperCollins, London 1998, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a fine dustwrapper. Signed by the author on the title page. Ink name, address and fax number written on blank rear end-paper. Pp.x,483. Colour and black and white illustrations.
Published : HarperCollins, London 1997, First Edition
Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. Pp.xiv,385. A collection of essays of travel round the Indian sub-continent.
Published : HarperCollins, London 1998, First Edition
A good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Ex-library with label and a few stamps. Pp.xxii,264. Folding map at rear. Daranyi was the Hungarian Minister of Agriculture and this is his Report on his agricultural administration during the years 1896-1903.
Published : Macmillan & Co, London 1905, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Pp.xv,315. The story of American aid to Russia during the Second World War.
Published : The University of North Carolina Press 1959, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in dark green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. Pp.vi,484. Illustrated.
Published : G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York and London 1890, Vandyke Edition
Hardback. Oblong 12mo. A good copy in half leather with marbled boards. Ownership inscription from 1850. Browning to a few pages - especially title page. Stain to corner of last few pages. Pp.ix,320. This edition "enlarged and greatly improved by C.A. Cignani."Said to have "long been the constant and valuable Compagnon de Voyage of every foreign tourist." If you want to hire a servant, speak to the postilion on the road, give alms on the road, buy a coach or a horse, etc this is the book for you.
Published : Samuel Leigh, London 1819, Twelfth Edition
Hardback. A good copy in red cloth which is faded on the spine. Boards a bit marked. Top edge gilt. Some end-paper and edge foxing. 306 pages. Frontispiece and two illustrations.
Published : Arthur L. Humphreys, London 1913, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. In a good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which shows some edge wear and tear and some internal staining. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Edge foxing but clean internally. 207 pages. 24 illustrations. Double-page map and map end-papers. The story of an overland expedition to the Himalaya by three female explorers. Includes walking, climbing and a visit to Eastern Zaskar to study the lives of women just released from purdah.
Published : George G. Harrap, London 1960, First Edition
A fair copy in red cloth faded on spine and marked on lower board. Internally very good apart from some foxing to page ends. 334pp. Colour frontispiece and 6 illustrations.
Published : Arthur Barker, London 1936, First Edition
Hardback. A good, sound, copy in brown ribbed cloth lettered in gilt. 340 pages. This volume covers Wales, England, Scotland, Ireland, France, Switzerland and Italy.
Published : Charles Fox, London 1836, First Edition
A near-fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. Pp.xxiii,292. Illustrations, maps etc. This is a study of the contrasting attitudes to Indians of two middle-ranking members of the Indian Civil Service - F.L. Brayne and Sir Malcolm Darling.
Published : The Hambledon Press, London 1993, First Edition
Hardback. A fair copy externally in a half leather binding with marbled boards. There is wear to the leather at the spine ends and edges and the paper surface of the upper board has a piece missing at the fore-edge and another piece loose. Internally good. 144 pages. Large, folding, cloth-backed map of the USA. Subtitled "A Description of the Situation, Surface, Soil, Climate, Agricultural, Mining and Manufacturing Industries; Population, History, Government etc. of each State and Territory in the Union; Compiled from the last National Census and the Latest Official Authorities".
Published : International Publishing Company, Liverpool 1889, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is a little frayed at the edges. Pp.xxviiii,891. 36 illustrations. 11 maps. Foreword by Jawaharlal Nehru. Includes contributions from 35 authors. Descibed as "a panoramic view of Bihar and its people for the last three thousand years or so".
Published : Published for the Government of Bihar By Orient Longmans 1959, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. In a good plus dustwrapper which shows some fraying and minor chipping at the top of the spine. The wrapper is now protected in a clear, removable sleeve. Edge foxing (especially top edge) but a clean copy internally. No ownership inscription. Pp.xi,269 + 6pp publisher's catalogue. Coloured frontipsiece + numerous black and white illustrations by the author. 5 maps including 3 folding. "Both as a record of pioneer exploration in Africa and of a remarkable personality hitherto unknown, these journals are unrivalled."
Published : John Lane The Bodley Head, London 1924, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth boards lettered in gilt on upper board. Patterned end-papers. No ownership inscription and only a little foxing. 58 pages. 8 illustrations. Deals with the early days of Virginia and the Indian Princess, Pocahontas.
Published : The Howard Press, Washington D.C. 1906, Second Edition
A very good copy in a dustwrapper which is faded on the spine and has smallish edge tears. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or foxing. Pp.xvi,231. 12 illustrations. Map end-papers.
Published : William Blackwood, Edinburgh 1957, First Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which has some fading to the spine. Book plate. Pp.xxxii,121. Map + 6 illustrations. This is the narrative of a four months trip in 1845 to the West Indies, USA and Canada.
Published : Paul Harris Publishing, Edinburgh 1976, First Edition
Softback. A fair to good copy in paper covers with moderate wear and tear at spine ends and edges. This copy appears to be signed by the author on the title page and presented by him to a M.Bigot. Single stamp of Le President, Cercle Militaire de L'Ecole de St. Cyr. 371 pages. Two folding maps at end. Text in French.
Published : Boehm & Fils, Montpellier 1878, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Some browning to pages as usual. 138 pages. A study of the European, and particularly Scottish, connections to the American Revolution.
Published : EUSPB, Edinburgh 1976, First Edition
A very good copy in original light blue boards lettered and decorated in dark blue on upper board and lettered in gilt on spine. Some foxing to fore-edge. 352pp. 16 illustrations. Interesting book with chapters on many aspects of Indian character, culture and life.
Published : John Murray, London 1913, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xi,484. Two plates. This is a study of the emancipation of the Russian serfs in 1861.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1968, First Edition
A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has a few closed edge tears. Ownership inscription. 184 pages. 6 colour plates. 30 monochrome plates. 2 line drawings. 3 maps. Much on the natural history of the area.
Published : Commission for the Preservation of Natural and Historical Monuments and Relics Northern Rhodesia 1964, Second Edition
A very good copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or foxing. 287pp. First published in 1794 the book includes an account of the natives of Sierra Leone and "the present state of the slave trade in the West Indies and the improbability of its total abolition".
Published : Frank Cass, London 1967, Reprint
Hardback. A good plus copy in the original dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine and upper board and decorated in gilt on upper board. Minor tears to spine ends. The boards are now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Top edge gilt. Bookplate. Blind-stamped "Presentation Copy" on title page. Pp.xii,356. 61 illustrations. Numerous illustrations. The purpose of the expedition was "to rediscover the highly important, long and vainly sought early Christian sanctuary in he Libyan Desert, the tomb of St. Menas."
Published : T. Fisher Unwin, London 1913, First English Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. In a near very good dustwrapper which shows a little wear and tear to the top edge. Previous owner's ex libris plate to front free end-paper. 95 pages. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. An account of the author's travels to the Rock Monasteries of Cappadocia and other abbeys and monasteries.
Published : John Murray, London 1957, First Unlimited Edition
Hardback. A reasonable copy which has been rebound in red cloth boards without the illustrations. 347 pages. An interesting early Ausralian title which is difficult to find except in modern reprints. Chapters on aborigines, farming, gold-mining etc.
Published : W.H. Allen & Co, London 1886, Second Edition
A very good copy in a good dustwrapper. Small ownership inscription. 151 pages. 2 maps including one folding map which is loose. A social and economic study of the Limba people.
Published : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London 1965, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on spine. Top edge gilt. Bookplate. Pp.vii,324. Three plates. Chapters on "Commerce and Trade", The Army", "The Church" and ""Statesman and Scholar."
Published : Otto Schulze & Co, Edinburgh 1902, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is not price-clipped. Bookplate. Light fore-edge foxing but internally clean. Pp.xvi,559. Numerous illustrations. Maps and line illustrations. A highly regarded biography of the great Antarctic explorer.
Published : James Barrie Books, London 1957, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt. Ownership inscription. Pp.xiv,264. A study of the communist theory of world revolution.
Published : The Macmillan Company, New York 1933, First Edition
A good copy in red cloth. Would be very good but for faded spine. Pp.xiv,432. 32 plates 7 maps. Descibed as "a short popular history of the Later Roman Empire".
Published : Adam & Charles Black, London 1911, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in silver. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xvi,440. 21 (of 22) illustrations, lacking the frontispiece which seems not to have been bound in. First published in 1857 the book has a final chapter "On the Present War". A generally sympathetic description of the Chinese people.
Published : Ch'eng Weng Publishing Company, Taipei 1971, Reprint
Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. In a good dustwrapper which has minor edge tears. Previous owner's ex libris plate. 181 pages. Map end-papers. A story of growing up in the last days of the British Raj in India.
Published : Michael O'Mara Books Ltd., London 2001, First Edition
A good copy in mauve boards faded on the spine and with some fading and marking to the upper board. No ownership inscription and only a little foxing. Pp.xvi,709. 220 illustrations. Consists of letters written from Japan between 1889 and 1894.
Published : Hutchinson, London 1900, Third Edition
A good copy which has been rebound in a plain binding lettered in gilt on the spine. Pp.ix,165. Lacks half-title and lacks the map. The title continues: "Also an account of its products, advantageous situation, and strength by sea and land. Together with a variety of interesting particulars, which have been hitherto unknown."
Published : S. Hooper and J. Almon, London 1768, First Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 267 pages. 169 illustrations. A nice copy of an attractive travel book.
Published : Nicholas Kaye, London 1961, First Edition
Hardback. Nd.. A good copy in green cloth lettered in dark green and decorated in dark green and red on upper board. Some wear to spine ends and board tips with a small tear in the cloth at the head of the spine. The red spine lettering is faded. No ownership inscription and only a little foxing. Pp.[xii],297. A novel of early Australian life which gives a faithful picture of life in the Riverina in the latter half of the ninetenth century. "The value of "Such Is Life" lies in the extraordinary richness of its philosophy and characterisation, in the vitality of its style, and in the whimsical humour with which it is saturated".
Published : The Specialty Press Pty. Ltd., Melbourne, Second Edition
A good copy in boards which are a little worn and marked. 173pp. 8 illus. Contains a bibliography of 33 books and pamphlets dealing with Tristan.
Published : George Allan & Unwin, London 1932, First Edition
A good copy in the original reddish-brown cloth lettered in gilt on spine. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Title page browned with two lines of ink writing. 173pp. 8 illustrations.
Published : George Allen & Unwin, London 1932, First Edition
Hardback. A very good, bright, copy in black cloth decorated on upper board. Ownership stamp on front end-paper. Fairly light edge foxing. 320 pages. The author's view of Russia in 1904 was that it "is content to remain in a state of semi-barbarism, which might be looked for in the Middle Ages".
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1904, First Edition
Nd. c.1993. A fine copy in dark blue leather lettered in gilt on spine and upper board. 268pp. This new revised edition has 200 illustrations including colour.
Published : Demetrakis Christophorou, Second English Edition
Softback. A good copy in paper covers. Rather blotchy foxing. 107 pages. 4 illustrations. Text in French.
Published : Librairie Militaire De Blot, Paris 1859, Third Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xxiv,[ii],502. The book offers a contemporary record of the Partition of Bengal in 1947 in the form of a selection of news items, editorial articles and comments, letters to the editor etc between April 1947 and November 1948 in the foremost "nationalist" daily of the time. "The documents gathered here should serve as invaluable resources for fresh studies of the Partition." Includes an index of persons and an index of places.
Published : Goutam Mitra for Seribaan 2010, First Edition
Hardbacks. A near very good two volume set in a black half-leather binding with marbled boards. Five raised bands on spines which are decorated in gilt and with maroon title-pieces. Vol. I is a little torn at top of spine and with wear to board tips. Bookplate in each volume. Vol. I,pp.xxvi,520. Frontispiece (foxed). Folding map. Vol. II,pp.iv,454. Folding map. The biography of a statesman and soldier of British India.
Published : Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley, London 1830, First Edition
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