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THE ROYAL TOUR 1959 : Canada, the United States & the St. Lawrence Seaway

By: N/A

Price: £6.48

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11522

Condition: Very Good


The Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1959. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good+. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Official souvenir record of Queen Elizabeth's 1959 tour of Canada and US,Illustrated with photographs colour & black and white. Clean dustjacket chipping to edges. All pages clean View more info

On the Old Road Through France to Florence

By: A. H. Hallam Murray. Accompanied By Henry W. Nevinson and Montgomery Carmichael

Price: £81.79

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1904

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 13166

Condition: Very Good


Size 9.75" x 7.5", 328 pages including index. Blue/green card covers with cream vellum spine section, gilt titles and vignettes to the spine. Condition very good, covers and spine a little grubby, rubbed at corners and edges, a few spots to endpapers, gift inscription to front free endpaper, else contents very clean throughout. A beautifully illustated book, about the author's tour through France and Italy to Florence. Illustrated with 48 beautiful colour plates, each protected with captioned tissue guards, and further in-text line illustrations plus a map of the route. All the text pa... View more info

The Spell of Egypt

By: Archie Bell

Price: £34.08

Publisher: Boston, U.S.A., The Page Company: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11423

Condition: Very Good


1916 Stated First Edition First Impression. Size 8" x 5.75", 366 pages including index. Condition very good, corners and edges rubbed, owner's name on verso of frontispiece else contents clean. Green buckram boards with ornate gilt and colour stamped titles and illustrations of Egypt on the front cover and spine. Pastedowns and endpapers have green line illustrations of Egypt. With eight full colour plates from Photographs By E. M. Newman, with caption printed tissue protection. Title page printed in green and black. 2 Large fold-out colour maps. Many duogravure illustrations. View more info

Amazon. Signed and Inscribed By Dennison Berwick

By: Berwick, Dennison

Price: £12.76

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10841

ISBN: 0091734908

Condition: Fine


Signed and inscribed by Dennison Berwick on the title page "To Barbara and Rex. Go gently in the garden with the machete, Take care through the jungles of life, Remember the Yanomami say the forest is a garden. Best Wishes Dennison Berwick."Size 9½" x 6½", 241 pages including index. Black hard cover with silver titles to the spine. Book condition fine. Dustjacket condition fine, not price clipped, protected. A journey through much of the Amazon basin with sometimes funny and sometimes frightening experiences. With index, colour illustrations and maps. View more info

A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

By: Bird, Isabella L.

Price: £8.91

Publisher: London, Folio Society: 1988

Seller ID: 11878

Condition: Fine


4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Gray Pictorial boards in fine condition, Gray slipcase a few finger marks else fine. 176 pages & plates all in fine condition. View more info

Alistair Cooke's America

By: Cooke, Alistair

Price: £8.91

Publisher: London, British Broadcasting Corporation: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 11162

ISBN: 0563121823

Condition: Near Fine


Size 11" x 8", 400 pages including index, a heavy book, will require extra postage. Maroon cloth covered boards with grey cloth spine section and gilt titles on the spine. Book condition near fine, slight edge wear else fine. Dust jacket condition very good, edges a little creased, spine slightly faded, a little age coloured, gift inscription on front inner flap, else fine, not price clipped. Expanded version of Cooke's acclaimed BBC television series. The story of the USA from before its discovery to 1973. With many colour and black and white photographs and illustrations. View more info

The Sunday Times World Library. France

By: D. W. Brogan and the Editors of Life

Price: £4.86

Publisher: London, The Sunday Times London, Time Inc.: 1961

Seller ID: 10430

Condition: Very Good


Size 11" x 8¼", moderately heavy, 176 pages including index. Photographic front cover of the Mont Saint Michel, pastedowns and endpapers are maps. Condition very good, cover a little grubby, contents fine. View more info

A Wanderer in London

By: E. V. Lucas

Price: £7.29

Publisher: 36 Essex Street, Strand, Methuen & Co: 1912

Edition: Twelfth Edition

Seller ID: 12099

Condition: Very Good


Blue boards with gold titles to spine, map of london on endpapers,frontis.16 colour illustrations and 36 b/w illustrations. Spine ends rubbed, some foxing up to first page, pages edge foxed, all pages very good. 305pp, 30pp publishers catalogue. View more info

The Sunday Times World Library. Japan

By: Edward Seidensticker and the Editors of Life

Price: £8.10

Publisher: London, The Sunday Times London, Time Inc.: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10451

Condition: Very Good


Size 11" x 8¼" 159 pages including index. Condition very good, spine quite grubby, else fine. Colour and black and white photographs and illustrations. White cloth covered boards with photographic front cover, pastedowns and endpapers are maps. View more info

The Kangchenjunga Adventure

By: F. S. Smythe

Price: £10.53

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd: 1932

Edition: First Edition Fifth Impression

Seller ID: 13434

Condition: Good


1932 First Edition Fifth Impression. Size Octavo, 8.5" x 5.25", 464 pages. Red cloth with black titles to the spine. Condition good, part of front cover and all of spine faded, corners rubbed, inner hinges cracked, gift inscription on front endpaper, endpapers toned else contents clean. Numerous illustrations by black and white photographs and a few maps. An account of the 1930 unsuccessful attempt to climb Mount Kangchenjunga and other peaks of the Himalayas when two climbers were killed. Smythe was one of 3 British climbers to take part. View more info

Traveller's Wine Guide. France

By: Fielden, Christopher

Price: £4.05

Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire, Waymark Publications: 1989

Seller ID: 10442

Condition: Fine


Size 9¾" x 7¾", 144 pages including index. Burgundy cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. Book condition Fine. Dustjacket condition near fine, a tiny bit grubby but no loss, no tears, not clipped. View more info

Waltzing Matilda, A Background to Australia

By: Haskell, Arnold L.

Price: £4.86

Publisher: Publisher: Readers Union, by arrangement with Adam & Charles Black: 1943

Seller ID: 10144

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth covered boards with a black vignette of trees on front cover. Titles stamped in red to the spine. Illustrated with 16 full page photographs throughout the texts. Top page edges red. Size 7 1/2" x 5" 266 pages. Condition Very Good. Clean, tight and complete inside, few marks on cover, tiniest bumps to corners else fine. View more info

The Sunday Times World Library, Italy

By: Herbert Kubly and the Editors of Life

Price: £8.10

Publisher: London, The Sunday Times London, Time Inc.: 1961

Seller ID: 10477

Condition: Very Good


Size 11" x 8¼" 160 pages including index. Photographic pictorial boards, pastedowns and endpapers are maps. Condition very good, spine and cover quite grubby, contents clean, complete intact. View more info

Rambles in the Footsteps of Don Quixote

By: Inglis, H. D.

Price: £88.61

Publisher: Ave-maria-lane London, Whittakers and Co.: 1837

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12001

Condition: Very Good


Brown Half Calf - Brown Marbled Boards, 5 raised bands. Brown Marbled endpapers & pastedowns. Engraved title page with illustrations by George Cruikshank, top edge gilt. Spine ends rubbed, corners bumped, foxing to margins of plates, some minor scattered spotting to pages. Endpapers foxed. 203 pages all in very good condition. View more info

Real China from Cannibalism to Karaoke

By: John Gittings

Price: £8.91

Publisher: London, Simon & Schuster: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 00386

ISBN: 0684816741

Condition: Very Good


First edition,size 9.5" x 6.2" tall,orange photographic dustjacket with very slight crease to back of jacket,black hardcover with gold stamped title and author to spine,311 pages inc contents and index,pages all clean,not price clipped. View more info

The Ascent of Everest

By: John Hunt

Price: £19.76

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13334

Condition: Very Good


1953 First Edition. Size Octavo, 8.75" x 5.5", 300 pages including index. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine. sky blue dust jacket with tan and cream line illustration of Mount Everest. Book condition very good-near fine, corners and spine edges slightly rubbed, gilt on spine dulled, pages very slightly toned, else contents clean. Dust jacket condition very good, corners and spine ends rubbed, top edge and head and tail of spine slightly frayed, small tear to front lower corner, spine sunned, else fine, not price clipped. Illustrated in colour and tone, and with ma... View more info

Between Extremes: A Journey Beyond Imagination

By: Keenan, Brian; McCarthy, John

Price: £17.05

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Bantam Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10839

ISBN: 0593042646

Condition: Fine


Signed by Brian Keenan and John McCarthy on the title page. Size 9½" x 6¼", 345 pages. Blue cloth covered boards with silver titles to the spine, red pastedowns and endpapers. Book condition fine. Dustjacket condition fine, not price clipped, protected. During their Lebanese captivity they journeyed in their imagination through the Andes and five years after release made the journey together. With many colour photos. View more info

The Flowery Sword; Travels in Japan

By: Manin, Ethel

Price: £11.75

Publisher: London, The Travel Book Club: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10916

Condition: Very Good


1960 First Edition. Size 8¾" x 5½", 288 pages including index. Red hard cover with black titles to the spine. Condition very good, corners and spine edges rubbed, spine a little faded, page edges a little grubby, else fine, contents clean. View more info

In Search of England

By: Morton H. V.

Price: £12.95

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd: 1936

Edition: Twenty-third Edition Revised

Seller ID: 11475

Condition: Very Good


1936 Twenty-third Edition revised. Size 7.5" x 5", 283 pages including index. Condition very good, corners and edges rubbed, spine slightly faded, contents clean. Navy buckram with gilt tudor rose emblem on the front cover and gilt titles to the spine, bottom page edge rough cut. Endpapers are printed with A Map of England showing the route that was followed. With frontispiece and 17 further illustrations sepia photographs depicting English scenes throughout. As Morton's preface states "This is the record of a motor-car journey round England..I have gone round England like a magpie... View more info

The Forgotten Path. Signed and Inscribed By David Newman

By: Newman, David. Hamlyn, Michael, Edited.

Price: £79.53

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 10725

Condition: Near Fine


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Signed and inscribed by David Newman with a personal message to John Mills "For John Mills. With good luck and best wishes David Newman 28 Nov 74 (Bumped into you at Berties last night with Rita Streich and am in tonight to see you.) 1965 First Edition. Size 8¾" x 5½", 190 pages. Blue cloth covered boards with silver titles to the spine. Illustrated dustjacket. Book condition near fine, bottom edge of spine slightly faded, else fine. Dustjacket condition near fine, corners and spine edges a little rubbed, very slightly grubby, el... View more info