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1 A Nomad in North America: Pen Pictures by a Sojourner in the New World
"Ben Assher" Robert Holden & Co. Ltd. 1927 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Blue cloth covers, badly faded at the spine and in patches on the boards. Some mottling to the cloth. Corners bumped. The front endpaper has been removed. Inside the pages are tanned and have some scattered foxing. 300077 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
16 Modern English Prose: Second Series
Boas, Guy (selected and Edited by) Macmillan & Co Ltd 1938 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" 
Original green boards. No dust jacket. In very good, clean condition. Purple stamp on the front endpaper reads "Specimen 2/6". No names or inscriptions. 232pp. Binding firm. 029472 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
2 Hollande (Les Guides Bleus)
Ambriere, Francis (sous La Direction de) Librairie Hachette 1953 Hard Cover Good Good 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Language: French. Original navy blue boards with gilt titles. The pages are significantly browned / tanned. Binding firm. Foldout maps in good condition - some short margin tears where they have been tipped in. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is rubbed and chipped at the edges, with small loss. Two ribbon page markers. pp. xcvi, 397. 033254 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
17 The Face of the World: An Anthology of Travel Writing
Bond, Geoffrey (compiled by) University of London Press Ltd 1968 0340082097 / 9780340082096 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. Previous owner's name in small neat writing (red biro) at the top of the f.e.p. Binding firm and in good clean condition. 128pp. 306087 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
3 A Visit to Germany, Italy and Malta, 1840-1841 : A Poet's Bazaar I-II
Andersen, Hans Christian; Translated into English Grace Thornton Peter Owen London 1985 0720606365 / 9780720606362 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. In very good, clean condition. Binding firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The pages are tanned / browned, particularly at the edges. pp. 182. 043701 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
18 Paris (Guides Bleus)
Boyer-Runge, Cecile (Direction) ; Collectif Hachette Livre Paris 2002 2012436587 / 9782012436589 Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Second-hand soft back in very good lightly used condition. Clean. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Old pencilled price inside the front cover. 800pp. In French. 302328 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
4 Dersu the Trapper, a True Account
Arseniev, V. K. ; translated by Malcolm Burr and with a preface by Jaimy Gordon McPherson and Company 1996 0929701496 / 9780929701493 Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand soft back in excellent, clean and tight, fine condition. pp. xii, 352. 309018 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
19 A Hunt Around the Highlands (On the Trail of Colonel Thornton)
Brander, Michael The Standfast Press 1973 0950214825 / 9780950214825 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - 8.75" Tall 
No names or inscriptions. 240pp. Not price-clipped, the dust jacket is protected in a removable clear film sleeve. Revised 2nd edition. VG clean condition. 041371 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
 
5 Marin
Ashley, Beth (text) ; Lauritzen, Hal (photography) Chronicle Books San Francisco, USA 1993 0811800229 / 9780811800228 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Very clean condition throughout - NEAR FINE. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. There is a short nick to a bottom corner of the dust jacket. Not clipped, the jacket is now protected in a loose archival clear film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 119pp. 25cm. 100247 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
20 The Last Great Journey on Earth
Branston, Brian Hodder and Stoughton London 1970 0340106298 / 9780340106297 First Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, with dust jacket. Original green boards. There are just a few pencil line marks marking passages in the margins. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket has unfortunately been covered in a matte-finish clear sticky back plastic which has yellowed a little. Some creasing to the front flap of the dust jacket. pp. 256. 307405 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
6 The Pocket Guide to the West Indies: British Guiana, British Honduras, Bermuda, The Spanish Main, Surinam and The Panama Canal
Aspinall, Sir Algernon Sifton, Praed & Co., Ltd London 1935 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
First published in 1907 and underwent several revisions before this new and revised edition of 1935. Original orange boards. Front pastedown bears the bookplate of Matilda Constance Ismay, wife of Charles Bower Ismay co-founder of the White Star shipping line. Some light grey marks to the rear board. Otherwise in very good, clean condition throughout. pp. xv, 527, xl, [maps], [plates]. 105416 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
21 The Companion Guide to the North Island of New Zealand
Brathwaite, Errol Collins 1974 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Reprint. In very good clean condition throughout. Unmarked. No names or inscriptions. DJ a little faded at spine, a little bruised at edges. Not price clipped. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose clear archival film sleeve (does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket from further wear). 462pp. 102101 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
 
7 Over the Hills of Ruthenia
Baerlein, Henry Leonard Parsons London 1923 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback, without dust jacket. First edition. Original pale blue cloth binding. Some light greyish marks to the boards. Printed paper spine label and another spare tipped in at the back of the book. Light bruising to the spine ends. Previous owner's signature at the top edge of the front pastedown. Some light foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges and to prelims. Binding firm. A very good copy of this scarce title. pp. 245, [2]. 307078 
Price: 31.00 GBP

 
22 South from Granada
Brenan, Gerald ; introduction by Philip Ziegler The Folio Society 1988 Hardcover Very Good Slipcase Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Some very light foxing to the top closed textblock edge. Otherwise in very clean, near fine condition. Printed on Monument Wove paper and bound in cloth with a printed design by Jane Hamlyn. The pale slipcase has some spotting to one end and very lightly to both sides. pp. xviii, 278. 102263 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
 
8 Inside the Treasure House: A Time in Tibet
Bass, Catriona Victor Gollancz Limited 1990 0575043903 / 9780575043909 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. The binding is firm. In very good, clean condition. No names or inscriptions. 221pp. The dust jacket is price clipped to the front flap. A very good copy. 044165 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
23 Strong Man's Prey
Broomhall, A. J. China Inland Mission London 1953 First Edition Hardcover Good Poor Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket, though significant loss to the dust jacket. Original red boards. A slight forwards lean to the spine. Otherwise clean condition and binding firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. 256pp. The dust jacket is rubbed and chipped to the edges and is missing top third of the front cover. Front flap not price clipped. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 105398 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
9 The Mango Orchard
Bayley, Robin: Travelling Back to the Secret Heart of Mexico Preface Publishing 2010 1848092237 / 9781848092235 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st ed. Second-hand hardback in excellent fine condition. Unmarked. The dust jacket is presented by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve (which does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way). 277pp. 301783 
Price: 6.50 GBP

 
24 Slow Roads: A Leisurely Journey through England, Scotland and Wales
Burton, Anthony David & Charles Newton Abbot, Devon 1991 0715394665 / 9780715394663 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Original red boards. Slight bumps to the top corners. Otherwise very good, clean and tight condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. 256pp. 305376 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
10 Turkey Beyond the Maeander: An Archaeological Guide
Bean, George E. Ernest Benn Limited 1971 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Original grey boards. Two review slips loosely inserted; one from the publisher, one from The Times Higher Education Supplement. This copy came from the collection of the archaeologist Christopher Hawkes (1905-1992) but doesn't bear his signature. There are some marginal notes in pencil (not extensive). The binding is firm. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed at the edges but otherwise very good. Front flap not price clipped. pp. 267. Fold-out map in excellent condition. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 105937 
Price: 12.50 GBP

 
25 China: Alive in the Bitter Sea
Butterfield, Fox Hodder & Stoughton 1982 0340262397 / 9780340262399 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Previous owner's signature on the reverse of the front endpaper. In otherwise very good clean condition. The binding is firm and square. Pages clean. Dust jacket slightly discoloured in the region of the spine. Pages very slightly age-toned / darkened. pp. xii, 468. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 018221 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
11 Beach Holidays from Portugal to Israel
Benarde, Melvin A.; Benarde, Anita Dodd, Mead & Company New York 1974 039606891X / 9780396068914 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. The book is in very good clean condition with a firm binding. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. The dust jacket has a few short tears to the edges and creasing to both dust jacket flaps. Illustrated in black and white. pp. x, 272. An interesting 1970s guide to some lovely european beaches. 016101 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
26 Journey to the Land of the Flies and Other Travels
Buzz, Aldo ; translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein Steerforth Italia Vermont 1999 1883642833 / 9781883642839 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second hand soft back in very good, clean condition inside. Old price sticker and barcode label to the back cover, remains of label to the spine and the covers are faded at the spine and edges. No names, inscriptions or other marks inside. pp. 116. 309020 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
12 Nova Scotia Sketch Book
Benson, L. B. Petheric Press; Printed by McCurdy Printing Co. Ltd Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada 1975 Spiral Bound Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Spiral bound blue card covers. Second edition, 16th printing, July 1975. Pages are in nice clean condition, covers are a little marked. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 90pp. 17.5 x 25.5cm. 100211 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
27 With the Bible in North Africa
Campbell, Dugald John Ritchie Ltd Kilmarnock 1944 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Hardback, without dust jacket. First edition. Original blue boards. No names or inscriptions but there are some light marks and notes in the margins, in pencil. Binding firm. pp. x, 118. 105365 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
 
13 The City of Falling Angels [Clipper Large Print Edition]
Berendt, John W F Howes Ltd Leicester 2006 1846323126 / 9781846323126 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Large Print edition. Hardback in excellent, NEAR FINE, almost like new condition; dust jacket has a some very slight rubs to spine ends and there is a small bump to one corner. Appears unread. 515pp. HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to orders with a delivery address outside the UK, as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will allow. NO extra charges for delivery within the UK. 102605 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
28 Ayrshire: A Historical Guide
Campbell, Thorbjorn Birlinn 2003 1841582670 / 9781841582672 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Paperback, in excellent fine condition but the pages have slightly age-toned / tanned. Clean and tight. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Original RRP 9.99. 278pp. 303698 
Price: 7.50 GBP

 
 
14 The Grand Tour in the Eighteenth Century
Black, Jeremy Sutton Publishing 1997 0750914149 / 9780750914147 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Soft back. Clean and tight, with a very light crease to the top corner of the front cover and very slight fading to the spine. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. pp. xix, 355. 308410 
Price: 9.00 GBP

 
29 Camera Globetrotter
Cash, J. Allan Fountain Press Hemel Hempstead 1973 0852423330 / 9780852423332 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Original brown boards. In very good, clean and tight condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Dust jacket not price clipped. Binding firm. pp. ix, 134. 031358 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
15 Arrow of the Blue-Skinned God: Retracing the Ramayana Through India
Blank, Jonah Simon and Schuster 1993 067171211x / 9780671712112 Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
There is a backwards slant / lean to the spine. Otherwise clean condition. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. Nice, clean pages. pp. xi, 351. 305203 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
30 The Hidden World (The Remarkable Adventures of Tom Scatterhorn, Book 2)
Chancellor, Henry Oxford University Press 2009 0192720856 / 9780192720856 First Edition Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Pictorial laminated boards; no dust jacket, as issued by the publisher when new. First impression. Comes with a free promotional bookmark for the series tucked loosely inside the front cover. Clean, tight and unmarked; an excellent, fine copy. 510pp. Tom is back at the Scatterhorn Museum, looking forward to spending some time there while his parents are away on one of their adventures. But an unexpected visitor called Pearl Smoot throws everything into disarray when she arrives with an incredible story. She says Tom's old enemy, Don Gervase Askary, has taken her father and brother - and what's more, she claims he has Tom's parents too. Together Tom and Pearl set out on a perilous journey to rescue their families - a journey that will take them in and out of time, to exotic foreign lands, and finally into the secret hidden world of Scarazand, stronghold of the terrifying Don Gervase himself ...A scintillating sequel to the first fantastic Tom Scatterhorn book, The Museum's Secret. 306443 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
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