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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

Uphill All the Way. Signed By John Hawkridge

By: Hawkridge, John

Price: £11.34

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 11069

Condition: Fine


1991 First edition, third impression. Inscribed by John Hawkridge on the title page "To Betty Best Wishes John Hawkridge" Size 9½" x 6, 246 pages including index. Tan hard cover with silver titles to the spine. Book condition fine. Dustjacket condition near fine, top edge very slightly faded else fine, not price clipped, protected. With colour and black and white photographs. John Hawkridge was born with cerebral palsy, yet in 1988 he climbed Kala Pattar in the Himalayas, over 18,000 feet in the shadow of Everest. View more info