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IN THE TRACKS OF MONROSE
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IN THE TRACKS OF MONROSE

By Grant I. F.

London: Alexander Maclehose & Co., 1931. 319 pages, fold out map to the rear. Original hardback binding, blue cloth, very good. Contents clean and tight, neat name and date to the front free endpaper, 1931. A good clean copy without a dust jacket.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$10.65

THE TRAVELS OF TRAMP-ROYAL
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THE TRAVELS OF TRAMP-ROYAL

By Marshall, Matt

London: WM. Blackwood & Sons Ltd., 1933. 318 pages. Original hardback binding, blue cloth, good with some general wear. Contents tight, endpapers and first and last pages toned, main text clean, small inscription to the front free endpaper. A good copy.. Third Impression. Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 12mo. Book.

$15.97

RAMBLES ON THE RIVIERA
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RAMBLES ON THE RIVIERA

By Strasburger, Eduard

London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1906. "with 87 coloured illustrations by Louise Reusch"; xxiii and 444 pages. Publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering; good with a little general wear and rubbing. Top edge gilt. Contents clean and tight, spotting to endpapers otherwise unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good copy.. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Illus. by Louise Reusch. Small 4to.

$53.24

Luigi Castiglioni's Viaggio: Travels in the United States of North America, 1785-87
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Luigi Castiglioni's Viaggio: Travels in the United States of North America, 1785-87

By Luigi Castiglioni; Antonio Pace; Joseph Andorfer Ewan; Nesta Ewan

New York: Syracuse University Press, 2006. A fine signed copy from the library of George Taylor [Sir George Taylor, former director of Kew, keeper of botany, British Museum, plant collector and botanist.] with a signed dedication to him from the editors the Ewans - "For George Taylor affectionately from Jos and Nesta 4 October 1983'. With the attractive bookplate of Sir George Taylor to the front endpaper; pp. [xliii] + 487; b/w. illustrations. Dust jacket very good with light wear only, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Hardback binding fine; contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, clean and crisp. A fine signed copy.. Signed by Editor. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Small 4to.

$26.62

SCOTT'S LAST EXPEDITION. VOL I. being the Journals of Captain R. F. Scott, R.N., C.V.O. [Volume 1 only]
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SCOTT'S LAST EXPEDITION. VOL I. being the Journals of Captain R. F. Scott, R.N., C.V.O. [Volume 1 only]

By Scott, R.F.; Huxley, Leonard.

London: Smith, Elder & Co.,, 1913. Vol. I only; pp. xxvi, 633; frontispiece portrait with tissue guard, numerous colour plates and b/w plates, pull-out ; large folding map to the rear; all present in accordance with the list of plates and maps. Original blue cloth with gilt titling to frt brd and spine; binding very good with little general wear, rubbed to the head and base of the spine. Contents clean and tight, a little spotting to the first and last few pages only, old neat inscription to the front end paper. A very good copy of vol. II of this classic work.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Dr. E A Wilson, Herbert Ponting. Sm 4to. Book.

$73.21

RAILWAY MAP OF SOUTH AFRICA SHOWING AIR ROUTES [G.P.-S 82026]
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RAILWAY MAP OF SOUTH AFRICA SHOWING AIR ROUTES [G.P.-S 82026]

By South African Railways

Soth Africa: Publicity and Travel Department, 1954. 100 cm x 75 cm map of South Africa, grey card covers, map in colour. Unmarked other than on the front it has Windsor Castle, [the passenger ship from UK to South Africa] 36,123 tons, 238 1st Class, 585 Tourist., a very good copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to. Map.

$26.62

FROM THE CLYDE TO THE JORDAN Narrative of a Bicycle Journey

By Callan, Hugh

London: Blackie & Son, Limited, 1895. xii 312 pp, gilt titling to both front board and spine, illus to front board and spine, spine quite faded, cloth worn on head/tail of boards, corners slightly worn, with several b/w illus and a map at front, contents tight with some minor foxing to a few pages, a very good copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 12mo. Book.

$59.90

RUSSIAN EMBASSIES TO THE GEORGIAN KINGS 1589 - 1605 Volume I [&] Volume II
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RUSSIAN EMBASSIES TO THE GEORGIAN KINGS 1589 - 1605 Volume I [&] Volume II

By ALLEN W. E. D., MANGO Anthony

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press & Hakluyt Society,, 1970. two volume set. Pp. vol. I: xxxii,368; vol. II: ix, 369-640. Iillustrated with coloured frontispiece plates, b&w plates & maps of which many large and folding. Dust jackets very good, slightly rubbed to edges. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions. A very good set. [Hakluyt Society Series II Volumes CXXXVIII & CXXXIX.] . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$15.97

THE MYSTERY RIVERS OF TIBET A Description of the Little-Known Land where Asia's Mightiest Rivers Gallop in Harness through the Narrow Gateway of Tibet, its Peoples, Fauna and Flora.
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THE MYSTERY RIVERS OF TIBET A Description of the Little-Known Land where Asia's Mightiest Rivers Gallop in Harness through the Narrow Gateway of Tibet, its Peoples, Fauna and Flora.

By Kingdon Ward, Captain F.

London: Seeley, Service & Co. Limited, 1923. 316 pages + 4 pages of illustrated adverts; 16 plates of b/w illustrations after photographs; maps and folding map (all present and correct). Original orange hardback binding, with a little general wear, spine lightly faded, superficial crease to cloth on front board, cloth slightly marked, small bump to lower rear board. Contents clean and tight, light spotting to page edges, no inscriptions, original end paper, hinges good. A very good tight copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$372.68

Himalayan Journals: Or, Notes of a Naturalist in Bengal, the Sikkim and Nepal Himalayas, the Khasia Mountains, Etc. [omplete in two volumes]
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Himalayan Journals: Or, Notes of a Naturalist in Bengal, the Sikkim and Nepal Himalayas, the Khasia Mountains, Etc. [omplete in two volumes]

By HOOKER, JOSEPH DALTON

London: John Murray, 1854. Pp. vol. I: xxvii, 408; vol. II: xii, 487. 12 lithographic colour plates (including frontispieces) of which one folding (all present and correct and with original tissue guards). Red-printed woodcut of the Rajah's seal to volume I, 80 wood engravings in the text, some of which full-page. 2 folding maps at end of vol. I (one of which backed onto paper). Errata slips to both volumes; both title pages and half-titles present. 32 page publisher's list dated January 1854 to rear of vol I. Original brown-coated free-endpapers printed with adverts, new plain endpapers. Publisher's cloth, gilt, re-backed with utilitarian but tasteful plain cloth to match, with simple gilt lettering. Boards a little worn and marked, corners bruised, upper corners rounded. Contents clean and tight, a little reading wear, title pages slightly marked and a few tissue guards nicked at edges; vol. I with neat contemporary manuscript addition to the verso of the half-title 'Extract fomr the Address of the President of the Royal Society on presenting the Medal to J. Hooker...'; small contemporary signatures to the head of the title pages in the same hand as the manuscript note, early newspaper cutting 'Biographical Notices -Joseph Hooker' tipped onto front free end paper of vol. I. Overall a good to very good set. . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo (15 x 23cm). Book.

$865.15

IN FARTHEST BURMA The Record of an Arduous Journey of Exploration and Research Through the Unknown Frontier Territory of Burma and Tibet

By Kingdon Ward, Captain F.

London: Seeley, Service & Co. Limited, 1921. pp.311 [1], [8]; 2 maps including one large folding; 15 of 16 black and white plates after photographs (that on page 72 not present). Original black cloth blocked in green, very good with light wear, head/tail of the spine a little rubbed. Contents clean and tight, no inscriptions, no foxing. A good, bright, tight copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$266.20

JOSEPH BANKS IN NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR, 1766. His Diary, Manuscripts and Collections.
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JOSEPH BANKS IN NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR, 1766. His Diary, Manuscripts and Collections.

By Lysaght. A. M.

London: Faber & Faber, 1971. pp. 512; illustrated throughout with colour and black and white plates.Loosely inserted Errata and offprint from Brunonia 'Nomenclatural History of Hibbertia grossulariifolia by William T. Stearn (This copy from Stearn's library, though not signed - see below). Obituary from the Times 8 October 1981 tipped onto front endpaper. Dust jacket very good with a little general wear and rubbing to edges, a couple of nicks repaired with archival tape to the underside, now protected in a clear removable archival sleeve. Hardback binding very good, lower corner lightly bumped, nick to cloth at base of spine. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good copy. [Provenance: from the library of Prof. William Stearn, "doyen of British botanists" who wrote c. 500 papers and books, including the classic "Botanical Latin". He was an authority on Linnaeus and an expert on botanical illustration.] . First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to.

$50.58

FROM CHINA TO HKAMTI LONG

By Kingdon Ward, Frank

London: Edward Arnold, 1924. An outstanding copy with the original dust jacket. Pp. 317 + leaf of adverts; monochrome illustrations after photographson 16 plates, folding colour map (all present and correct). Original dust jacket good to very good with a little restoration to lightly chipped areas at the head/tail of the spine and lower front corner, spine slightly marked. Black cloth boards with minimal wear. Contents clean and tight, minimal spotting to fore-edges, paper bright very good, a few leaves a little rough at edges where carelessly opened; original end papers clean and unmarked, no inscriptions. A fine copy in a good to very good dust jacket. . First Edition. Hardback. Fine/Good. Royal 8vo. Book.

$1064.80

THE MYSTERY RIVERS OF TIBET A Description of the Little-Known Land where Asia's Mightiest Rivers Gallop in Harness through the Narrow Gateway of Tibet, its Peoples, Fauna and Flora.
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THE MYSTERY RIVERS OF TIBET A Description of the Little-Known Land where Asia's Mightiest Rivers Gallop in Harness through the Narrow Gateway of Tibet, its Peoples, Fauna and Flora.

By Kingdon Ward, Captain F.

London: Seeley, Service & Co. Limited, 1923. 316 pages + 4 pages of illustrated adverts; 16 plates of b/w illustrations after photographs; maps and folding map. (all present and correct). Original orange hardback binding, with a little general wear, cloth lightly marked, some rubbing to head/tail of the spine and corners, spine a little faded. Contents clean and tight, original end papers, small inconspicuous, archival-quality, repair to a fold in the map, some surface delamination to the rear paste-down, no foxing. A very good tight copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo. Book.

$332.75

WIDEAWAKE ISLAND THE STORY OF THE B.O.U CENTENARY EXPEDITION TO ASCENSION
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WIDEAWAKE ISLAND THE STORY OF THE B.O.U CENTENARY EXPEDITION TO ASCENSION

By Stonehouse, Bernard. Foreward By W. H. Thorpe

London: Hutchinson, 1960. 177 b/w illustrations and photos throughout. Original dust jacket very good, with a little general wear and rubbing, price-clipped, now attractively presented in a clear adhesive archival covering. Hard-back binding, very good. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions. A near fine copy with a very good dust jacket.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$19.97

THE VANISHING JUNGLE The Story of the World Wildlife Fund Expedition to Pakistan
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THE VANISHING JUNGLE The Story of the World Wildlife Fund Expedition to Pakistan

By Mountfort, Guy

United Kingdom: Collins, 1969. 286pp, clr & b/w photos throughout. Dust Jacket with some light edgewear, unfaded, now protected in carefully adhered film. Contents clean and tight, unmarked. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Eric Hoskin. 8vo. Book.

$13.31

TEN YEARS IN SWEDEN Being a Description of the Landscape, Climate, Domestic Life, Forests, Mines, Agriculture, Field Sports, and Fauna of Scandinavia.
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TEN YEARS IN SWEDEN Being a Description of the Landscape, Climate, Domestic Life, Forests, Mines, Agriculture, Field Sports, and Fauna of Scandinavia.

By "An Old Bushman" [Wheelwright, Horace William]

London: Groombridge and Sons, 1865. Pp. xiii, 592. Original brown cloth with gilt lettering and decoration; original brown-coated end papers. Generally very good, cloth a little marked and rubbed to the edges, corners lightly worn and bumped, gilt bright. Contents clean and tight, inconspicuous repair to inner hinges, many pages unopened, the half-title page and adverts are not present in this copy. An overview of the region with an emphasis on natural history and field sports, including bear and elk hunting, game bird shooting, wildfowling and salmon fishing. The majority of the text is devoted to "A list of every animal found in Scandinavia, Finland and Denmark, scientifically arranged with a short description of each". A very good copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Large 8vo (15.5 X 23 cm).

$266.20

SUNRISE PENINSULA (Signed By the author)
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SUNRISE PENINSULA (Signed By the author)

By Kwok Godfrey Y.

Korea: Privately Printed, 1990. No date given but appears to be early 1990s. 91 pages; b/w illustrations. Original dust jacket very good with a little dust soiling, chips and creasing, now protected in a removable sleeve. Hard back binding very good. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, signed and inscribed to the front free endpaper. A near fine signed copy of this very rare title in a very good jacket. The book is a look at the history and politics of Korea through the travels of Godfrey and companion Ian known as Chosen (Morning Freshness). The text is a travalogue with frank and detailed discussion on politics and life in Korea.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. Book.

$159.72

TANG OF THE BUSH (Signed)
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TANG OF THE BUSH (Signed)

By Keene Kathleen

New Zealand: Kathleen Keene, 1967. 150 pages. Original dust jacket very good with a little rubbing to edges, slight dust soiling, re-enforced on the reverse. Hard back binding fine. Contents clean and tight, unmarked, no inscriptions, signed by the author to the half title. A very good copy in a very good jacket.. Signed by Author. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Book.

$19.97

ARTISTIC TRAVEL IN NORMANDY, BRITTANY, THE PYRENEES, SPAIN AND ALGERIA [A Thousand Miles Towards the Sun]
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ARTISTIC TRAVEL IN NORMANDY, BRITTANY, THE PYRENEES, SPAIN AND ALGERIA [A Thousand Miles Towards the Sun]

By Blackburn, Henry

London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., 1892. A very good bright copy. 320 pages; frontispiece plate with tissue guard, further b/w illustrations throughout. Original blue cloth hardback binding with gilt lettering and decoration, very good and bright with a little general wear only, cloth slightly marked. Contents clean and tight, original dark green end papers, the front with shadow mark from previous bookplate otherwise more or less unmarked, no inscriptions. A very good bright copy.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Samuel Prout, Caldecott, Dore and Others. 8vo.

$29.28

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