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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. 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
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 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
Hardback. A good copy in maroon cloth decorated in gilt on the upper board and lettered in gilt on the spine (which shows some fading although the lettering remains clear). Small ownership inscription on half-title. The bottom edge of the book has suffered (insect?) damage resulting in a portion at worst about one inch wide and half an inch deep having been apparently eaten away at the foot of approx. 120 pages. This affects the margin only, not the text. Pp.xii,336 + 32pp publisher's catalogue dated January 1877. 26 illustrations including three mounted Woodbury type plates from photographs by Frith. One folding sheet containing two coloured maps at rear. One folding panorama at rear. Photographs available on request.
Published : Edward Stanford, London 1877, First Edition Thus
Hardbacks. A good plus two volume set in dark grey cloth decorated in red and lettered in gilt. Some wear and tear with a little loss at the head of the spine of each volume. The boards are now protected in clear, removable sleeves. Some edge foxing. Stain to the rear end-papers of volume II. Vol. I,pp.viii,290. Vol. II,pp.vii,230. Frontis. to each volume + plates and illustrations in the text. Gives an account of the author's travels in southern Africa, including the gold fields and his subsequent involvement in the first Boer War. He is described as "late of the Carbineers, attache to the staff of garrison commandant, and editor of the "News of the Camp" during the investment of Pretoria."
Published : Tinsley Brothers, London 1882, First 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
Hardbacks. 4to. A near very good two volume set in a contemporary tree calf binding lettered in gilt on a red title-piece. A little wear to the spine ends with a little loss at the foot of the spine of Vol. I. Each volume has a small label bearing the single word "Fasque" on the front fixed end-paper. This indicates that the books come from the library of the Gladstone family whose ancestrral home was at Fasque There is no other inscription or writing in these volumes. Vol. I, pp.liv,494. Frontispiece. Two tissue-guarded plates. Nine maps including two folding. Vol. II,pp.[i],520 + errata page. Tissue-guarded frontispiece and three tissue-guarded plates. Edwards was born in England but lived for much of his life in Jamaica where he owned several plantations. He later became a Member of the British Parliament in which he spoke in favour of slavery and the slave trade. Photographs available on request. [Please note these two heavy volumes will require extra postage].
Published : John Stockdale, London 1794, Second Edition
Hardback. 4to. A near very good copy in the original olive cloth lettered in gilt and decorated on the spine and upper board. No ownership inscription. Pp.iv,384. Illustrations throughout. Includes a Muster Roll of The City of London Imperial Volunteers. Largely an account of the history of the Transvaal and of the Boers and the situation of the Transvaal in 1900.
Published : H. Virtue & Company, London 1900, 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 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 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 the original boards lettered and decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. Small gift inscription on half-title. Pp.xlv,175 + one page corrigenda and one page addendum. 20 illustrations. Fijian tales and legends.
Published : Alexander Moring Ltd, London 1907, New Impression
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 green cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated with a red, white and gilt designn on the upper board. A little wear and tear at foot of spine. The boards are now protected by a clear, removable sleeve. Gift inscription on front free end-paper. Pp.xvi,346 + publisher's adverts on pages 347-356. Numerous black and white illustrations. Map. A study of 15 Indian cities at the start of the 20th century.
Published : Archibald Constable & Co, London 1903, 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
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
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
A very good copy in a good dustwrapper with a one inch tear on the rear panel. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 480pp. 33 maps. 6 genealogical trees. 5 illustrations. the story of the Mamluke Empire in the Middle East which lasted from 1250 to 1517.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1973, First Edition
4to. Softback in ring-bind format. A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 119 pages. Numerous illustrations and maps. Includes a bibliography and index. The book was produced "to celebrate the achievements of the Scottish oceanographer and polar explorer William Speirs Bruce and to mark the centenary of the voyage of S.Y. Scotia, the research ship of Bruce's Scottish National Antarctic Expedition of 1902-04."
Published : Royal Scottish Geographical Society, Edinburgh 2003, First Edition
A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which shows a little edge ear and tear. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xxii,290.
Published : Oxford University Press, Cape Town 1970, First Edition
Hardback. Small 4to. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xxxvi,244. Gordon was a Scottish soldier of fortune who achieved high office under Czar Peter the Great of Russia. This is a facsimile of the Spalding Club edition of 1859.
Published : Frank Cass & Co Ltd 1968, Reprint
Hardback. A good plus copy in the original cream and reddish-brown cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. Spine a little spotted. Top edge gilt. Rear hinges tender. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xix,269 + publisher's two page catalogue. 72 full-page plates with all tissue-guards present. 21 illustrations in the text. 2 folding maps.
Published : John Murray, London 1895, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in laminated boards. A little bumping at spine ends. Gift inscription on front end-paper. Pp.[viii],317 + Chronology, Sources of Information and Index. Colour illustrated title page and two other colour illustrations. Many black and white illustrations. 5 maps. The story of a sugar cane growing area in Swaziland.
Published : P.J. Gosnell 2001, First Edition
Hardback. A good plus copy in the original green cloth which is lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine and upper board. Bevelled edges. Lacks front free end-paper. Pp.xii,435. Map. 44 engravings. First published in 1850 "in the present edition every page has been carefully revised by the author."
Published : Hodder and Stoughton, London 1877, New Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. No ownership inscription and little foxing. Pp.xx,317. 12 illustrations.
Published : Ivor Nicholson and Watson, London 1935, First Edition
Softback. A near very good copy with illustrated cover. Large corner has been cut from half title. No inscriptions. 252 pages.Covering the years from August 1843 to July 1845 the book depicts vividly the day-to-day life of the author amongst British emigre society, while keeping up a running commentary on French society and manners and commenting on political events at Westminster and Dublin, especially relating to civil unrest in Ireland
Published : Tuckwell Press, East Linton 1996,
A very good copy in red cloth lettered in silver on the spine. Spine slightly faded. Small ownership inscription. Pp.x,508. An authoritative work covering the whole period of the British connection with the Gambia.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1940, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xx,362. 11 maps. 2 diagrams. Table. A detailed academic study perhaps particularly relevant today in relation to China's claims in respect of her sea boundaries.
Published : Sijthoff & Noordhoff, Netherlands 1979, First Edition
Hardback. Nd. but ownership inscription on front end-paper is dated 1921. A near very good copy in green cloth lettered in black with a polar bear vignette on front board. Spine slightly faded but lettering clear. Not foxed. 255 pages. 4 illustrations. The story of a year spent on Mission work at St. Antoine's children's orphange in Labrador.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London, First Edition
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