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London in 1880. Illustrated with Bird's-Eye Views of the Principal Streets. Also Its Chief Suburbs and Environs
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London in 1880. Illustrated with Bird's-Eye Views of the Principal Streets. Also Its Chief Suburbs and Environs

By Fry, Herbert

London: David Bogue, 1880. Original 1880 travel guide to London, illustrated with double-page engravings of streets from a bird's eye view, plus a folding city map at the front. Includes lots of interesting local advertising from the period. Yellow cloth softcover, just over 7" tall, 324 pages plus index at front and advertising at rear. Cover spotted with some edgewear and minor corner curling, binding sound, pages clean with a name in pencil at the top of the title page, no other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$117.59

American Explorations in The Ice Zones
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American Explorations in The Ice Zones

By Nourse, J. E.

Boston: B. B. Russell, 1884. Third edition, copyright 1884. Arctic and Antarctic explorations by Americans, illustrated with engravings. Three quarter burgundy leather over black pebbled cloth embellished with an iceberg motif in silver gilt, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, all edges marbled, 624 pages. Very good condition with very light shelfwear and a minor surface (not structural) splits to the leather at the top and bottom of the rear joint, good hinges, sound text block, lightly age-toned but clean pages with a personal bookplate inside the front cover, no other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$61.59

In Darkest Africa: or the Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria.  Int Two Volumes
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In Darkest Africa: or the Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of Equatoria. Int Two Volumes

By Stanley, Henry M.

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1890. First American edition, 1890. Good to very good condition, externally somewhat worn but sound and internally much better, maps very good. Stanley's African exploration classic, illustrated throughout in black and white, with three folding maps in rear pockets. Green cloth with silhouette of the continent blindstamped onto each cover, gilt lettering, 547 plus 540 pages. Covers rubbed with some light colored spotting, good hinges, sound text blocks, a personal bookplate inside each front cover, no other names or markings.. First US Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$117.59

Foc's'le and Glory-Hole: A Study of the Merchant Seaman and His Occupation
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Foc's'le and Glory-Hole: A Study of the Merchant Seaman and His Occupation

By Healey, James C.

New York: Oxford University Press, 1936. First edition, 1936, with a personalized inscription signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Very good in a faded dustjacket. Dark green cloth lettered in silver gilt, 211 pages, purple dustjacket printed in white. The book looks and feels about new and unread, tight binding, no other names or markings, some foxing to the top edge of the text block. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped [2.50] and has significant uneven fading and a surface scuff at the upper front edge, a few very minor chips with very little paper loss.. Inscribed by The Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$124.59

The Source of the Nile: The Lake Regions of Central Africa
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The Source of the Nile: The Lake Regions of Central Africa

By Burton, Richard F.

London: The Folio Society, 1993. Very good quality reprint from 1993. Folding map laid in loosely at the front. Handsome decorated binding with black slipcase. The book is in fine condition, looks and feels new and unread, with tight binding, no names or other markings. The slipcase is very good with just a touch of shelf rubbing.. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good Slipcase. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$26.59

The Epicure's Almanack; or Calendar of Good Living: Containing a Directory to the Taverns, Coffee-Houses, Inns, Eating-houses, and Other Places of Alimentary Resort in the British Metropolis...

By Anonymous [Ralph Rylance]

London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1815. First edition, 1815. The original guide to good food, drink and lodging in London, with descriptions and reviews of various establishments. Very good copy in a a late 18th century or early 20th century binding, three quarter smooth brown leather over pebbled dark brown cloth, dark maroon spine label, raised spine bands with gilt decorated compartments, gilt top, marbled endpapers, about 6" tall, vii, [1], 351 pages. Some external wear including shallow surface chipping to the leather, good hinges, firm text block, clean pages, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$5952.09

The Bible in Spain; or, the Journeys, Adventures, and Imprisonments of an Englishman, in an Attempt to Circulate the Scriptures in the Peninsula
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The Bible in Spain; or, the Journeys, Adventures, and Imprisonments of an Englishman, in an Attempt to Circulate the Scriptures in the Peninsula

By Borrow, George

London: John Murray, 1843. Edition not stated, title page dated 1843. Single unnumbered volume of this work that grew to three volumes. Three quarter tan calf leather over marbled boards, dual spine labels, raised spine bands, gilt ruled compartments, marbled edges and endpapers, 328 pages in double column format. Covers rubbed, mainly at the extremities, joints good but front hinge cracked at the endpapers, sound text block, age-toned but clean pages, minor chip to the far bottom margin of a handful of pages, no names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$33.59

More Than Witnesses: How a Small Group of Missionaires Aided Korea's Democratic Revolution
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More Than Witnesses: How a Small Group of Missionaires Aided Korea's Democratic Revolution

By Jim Stentzel, Editor

Seoul, South Korea: The Korea Democracy Foundation, Seoul, 2006. First edition, 2006. Pictorial hardcover with matching dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with soem very minor corner bumping, good hinges, firm text block, clean pages with a gift notation on the front free endpaper, no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is also very good with no chips or tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$33.59

Great Britain.  Handbook for Travellers
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Great Britain. Handbook for Travellers

By Baedeker, Karl

Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1910. Seventh edition, 1910. Classic travel guide, 28 maps, 65 plans and a panorama. Red cloth over flexible boards, advertising endpapers, 624 pages. Edges rubbed, 1.5" tear to upper part of rear joint but cover very secure, crease to rear cover, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, name and date at top of half-title, no other markings.. Seventh Edition. Flexible Boards. Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$19.59

Northern France from Belgium and the English Channel to the Loire, Excluding Paris and Its Environs : Handbook for Travelers
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Northern France from Belgium and the English Channel to the Loire, Excluding Paris and Its Environs : Handbook for Travelers

By Baedeker, Karl

Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1909. Fifth edition, 1909, with 16 maps and 55 plans. Red cloth over flexible boards, gilt lettering, marbled edges, 454 pages plus maps. Good to very good condition with light cover wear, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with name and date at top of half-title, no other markings.. Flexible Boards. Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$19.59

Great Britain.  Handbook for Travellers
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Great Britain. Handbook for Travellers

By Baedeker, Karl

Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1927. Eighth revised edition, 1927. Classic travel guide, 94 maps and plans plus a panorama. Red cloth over flexible boards, advertising and map endpapers. Very good condition with only light edge rubbing, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, name at top of half-title, no other markings.. Flexible Boards. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$23.09

Italy from the Alps to Naples. Handbook for Travellers
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Italy from the Alps to Naples. Handbook for Travellers

By Baedeker, Karl

Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1909. Second edition, 1909, with 25 maps and 52 plans and sketches. Red cloth over flexible boards, gilt lettering. Very good with some light edgewear, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with a name at the top of the half-title, no other markings.. Flexible Boards. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$26.59

Paris and Environs, with Routes from London to Paris : Handbook for Travellers
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Paris and Environs, with Routes from London to Paris : Handbook for Travellers

By Baedeker, Karl

Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1904. 15th revised edition, with 13 maps and 38 plans, some of which are in a special section at the rear of the guide. Red cloth over flexible boards, gilt lettering. Light edgewear, good hinges, sound text block, one section of a city plan detached but present, with same plan having a partial split along another fold line, clean pages, no names or other markings.. Flexible Boards. Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$19.59

Southern Germany (Baden, Black Forest, Wurtemberg, and Bavaria).  Handbook for Travelers
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Southern Germany (Baden, Black Forest, Wurtemberg, and Bavaria). Handbook for Travelers

By Baedeker, Karl

Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1929. 13th Revised Edition, 1929. Handbook for travellers, with 118 maps and plans, folding and in color. Red cloth over flexible boards, gilt lettering, marbled edges, 547 pages plus maps. Very good condition with only light edge rubbing, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, no names or other markings.. Flexible Boards. Very Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.

$23.09

John Hoy of Ethiopia [His Majesty]  [Haile Selassie I]
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John Hoy of Ethiopia [His Majesty] [Haile Selassie I]

By MacLean, Robinson

Toronto, Canada: S. B. Gundy, Oxford University Press, 1936. First Canadian edition, 1936. Story of Haile Selassie I, known by the people of Ethiopia as John Hoy, which means His Majesty. Illustrated with black and white plates. Yellow cloth with dustajcekt. The book is in good to very good condition with good hinges, sound text block, clean pages, address label at upper corner of front free endpaper, no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped [2.50] and has some minor edge chipping and closed tears, faded but very legible spine, little paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$33.59

Paris By Sunlight and Gaslight. A Work Descriptive of the Mysteries and Miseries, the Virtues, the Vices, the Splendors, and the Crimes of the City of Paris
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Paris By Sunlight and Gaslight. A Work Descriptive of the Mysteries and Miseries, the Virtues, the Vices, the Splendors, and the Crimes of the City of Paris

By McCabe, James D.

Philadelphia, Chicago, Cincinnati, Etc: National Publishing Company, 1869. Copyright 1869, this is probably a first edition. Sensationalized account of Paris geared for Victorian readers. Rust colored pebbled cloth lettered and decorated in gilt, 803 pages plus publisher's ads. Covers rubbed with additional heavy rubbing to the corners and some fraying and very short tears to the spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, age-toned but mainly clean pages with a few minor instances of finger soil to margins, name and address in pencil on front free endpaper, no other markings.. Hard Cover. Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$35.69

The Land of Eternal Spring. Guatemala, My Beautiful Country
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The Land of Eternal Spring. Guatemala, My Beautiful Country

By Aguirre, Lily

New York: The Patio Press, 1949. First edition, 1949, with a personalized inscription signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Very good in chipped dustjacket. Tan cloth with illustrated dustjacket. The book is in very good conditon with light edge rubbing, good hinges, sound text block, no other names or markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped has some age-toning and foxing to the rear panel, some small chips to the extremities.. Inscribed by The Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$23.09

Imperial China: Photographs 1850-1912
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Imperial China: Photographs 1850-1912

By Clark Worswick and Jonathan Spence. Foreword By Harrison Salisbury

New York: Penwick Publishing, 1978. First edition, 1978. Very good in good dustjacket. Illustrated throughout with historic photographs of China. Red hardcover, oblong format, illustrated dustjacket. The book has some modest wear to corners and spine ends, good hinges, firm text block, clean page, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped [22.50] and has some light scuffing, additional rubbing to corners and spine ends, no paper loss.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Oblong 4to.

$24.49

Memoirs of an Arabian Princess: An Autobiography
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Memoirs of an Arabian Princess: An Autobiography

By Ruete, Emily. Nee Princess of Oman and Zanzibar [Salamah bint Saïd]

New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1888. First English language edition, 1888, translated from the German. Scarce memoir of an Arab princess whose family was deposed through a revolution, with a short account of life afterward when she befriended a German merchant who was to become her second husband. Blue pictorial cloth lettered and decorated in dark blue, gilt spine lettering, frontis portrait of the princess, 7.25" tall, 307 pages plus four pages of publisher's ads. Spine darkened but readily lsgible, shelfwear, mainly rubbing to the extremities, some light modest fraying to the spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, age-darkened but clean and legible pages, some foxing to the frontis, no names or other markings.. First Edition in English. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$597.09

A Vanished World: Medieval Spain's Golden Age of Enlightenment
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A Vanished World: Medieval Spain's Golden Age of Enlightenment

By Christopher Lowney

New York: Free Press, 2005. First edition, first printing, 2005. Orange and red hardcover with dustjacket. Near fine condition with very minor shelf bump to the lower spine end which does not show with the dustjacket in place, dustjacket also about fine, unclipped and in mylar protector. Looks and feels new and unread, tight binding, no names or other markings. Describes the time during which Muslims, Christians and Jews lived together in Spain.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$19.59

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