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New York: Harper. 1899. First US Edition. Hardcover. The title page continues: "With the government enquiry and report and other official documents by J. Larkin, Esq., deputed by the government of India. With 1 photogravure, 8 coloured plates, 50 full-page and about 150 text illustrations, and a map from surveys by the author." Two volumes, original… Read more
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London: Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1957. Fourth Printing. Hardcover. pp (viii), 398 + plates. Index. VG+ jacketless copy.; Broadway Travellers; Octavo .
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THE ARCTIC GRAIL: the quest for the North West Passage and the North Pole 1818-1909

by BERTON, Pierre

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1988
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart. 1988. First printing. Hardcover. Red cloth. pp 672. Illustrations, maps, index. Fine in fine jacket. A very readable survey of the major Arctic expeditions. 1.67 kg; Thick octavo; another copy, ink gift inscription, second printing 1988, fine in VG pc dj .
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DARWIN AND THE BEAGLE

by MOOREHEAD, Alan

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Published
1969
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Third Printing
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New York: Harper & Row. 1969. Third Printing. Hardcover. Grey cloth, illustrated endpapers. Colour and b&w illustrations, index. Yellowing to page edges; private owner rubber stamp to front free endpaper, half-title leaf, and title page, else fine. Jacket has nicks and a crease to upper edge of front panel, else fine. 1.3 kg parcel. … Read more
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EXPLORERS OF ARABIA from the Renaissance to the end of the Victorian era

by FREETH, Zahra and H.V. F. Winstone

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(1978)
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London: Allen & Unwin. (1978). First printing. Hardcover. Brown boards. Maps, index. Fine copy. Orange jacket spine sunned, else fine. ; Octavo; 308 pages .
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THE LIFE of CAPTAIN SIR RICHARD F. BURTON ( 2 Volumes)

by Burton, Isabel

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1973
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Boston: Milford House. Fine. 1973. Hardcover. A fine pair. ; Two volumes bound in blue cloth without jackets, as issued. Facsimile reprint of the original 1893 edition. Includes plates and an index. 2.5 kg parcel ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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Beyrouth (Beruit): Université Libanaise.1966-74. Softcover. Five volumes, white card covers printed in red in black. Bown spots to spine of Vol 4, else a VG clean and unworn set, pages mostly unopened. TEXT IS IN ARABIC. Note: 3.5 kg parcel, extra shipping will be required. ; Quarto .
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THE ADVENTURES OF IBN BATTUTA, a Muslim traveler of the 14th century

by DUNN, Ross E.

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1986
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Berkeley: University of California Press. 1986. First printing. Hardcover. Black cloth. pp (xvi), 357. Index.12 maps in text. Fine in fine jacket. The greatest traveler of premodern times, he visited the Eastern Hemisphere from one end to the other.; Octavo .
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WILLIAM DAMPIER: buccaneer explorer

by NORRIS, Gerald, editor and introduction

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Published
1994
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First of this edition
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London: Folio Society. 1994. First of this edition. Hardcover. Mustard illustrated cloth. pp xxii, 268 + 14 plates. Endpaper maps. Fine in fine slipcase. ; Tall octavo .
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SLOWLY DOWN THE GANGES

by NEWBY, Eric

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1998
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Oakland, CA: Lonely Planet Publications. 1998. Softcover. Card covers. Photos. Ink owner name of author John Metcalf, mild rubbing to spine ends, else fine. ; Octavo .
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IN ARABIAN NIGHTS: a cravan of Moroccan dreams

by SHAH, Tahir

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2008
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New York: Bantam. 2008. First printing. Hardcover. Cloth and boards. Fine in fine jacket. Inscribed by noted Canadian poet and painter P.K. Page (signed "P.K."); Octavo .
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THROUGH THE KALAHARI DESERT: a narrative of a journey with gun, camera, and note-book to Lake N'Gami and back

by FARINI, G.A. (William Leonard Hunt, 1838 -1929)

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1973
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Cape Town (South Africa): C. Struik. 1973. First of this edition. Hardcover. Facsimile reprint of the London, 1886, original, the deluxe issue, number 50 of 50 mechanically numbered copies bound in half leather and brown boards, gilt device on front cover, spine with large green label, raised bands, gilt lettered. pp (6), two leaves of portraits, (iii)-(476)… Read more
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, c2001. Softcover. Second printing. Card covers. Fine copy. ; Octavo .
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VOYAGER: travel writings (inscribed)

by BANKS, Russell

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Published
2017
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New York: Ecco / HarperCollins. 2017. First paper edition. Softcover. Inscribed by Author; Glossy card covers. Inscribed by the author to a noted Canadian writer, an old friend who was with him in his Chapel Hill days. ; Octavo; Signed by Author .
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ONE ROOM IN A CASTLE: letters from Spain, France & Greece

by CONNELLY, Karen

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1995
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Winnipeg: Turnstone Press. 1995. Hardcover. Inscribed by Author; Second printing. Tan boards. VG in VG jacket. With interesting 1998 gift inscription by the author to an noted Canadian editor and his wife, a writer, on the title page. ; 12mo; Signed by Author .
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THE COAST OF INCENSE: autobiography 1933-1939.

by STARK, Freya

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Published
1953
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London: John Murray. 1953. First printing. Hardcover. First issue binding of green cloth gilt lettered. pp (xvi), (287) + map on green card stock and 11 double-sided photo plates inserted. Index. Green wood-engraved vignette to title page and small tail piece ornament by Reynolds Stone. Yellowing to page edges, vertical creases to fore margin of front… Read more
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BEYOND EUPHRATES: autobiography 1928-1933

by STARK, Freya

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Published
1951
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London: John Murray. 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth. pp (xvi), 341 + two page map on green paper + photo plates. Index. Rear free endpaper creased, page edges yellowed, book leaned; covers very lightly spotted, else a VG clean and unworn jacketless copy.; Octavo .
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TRAVELLER'S PRELUDE

by STARK, Freya

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Published
1951
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London: Murray. 1951. Hardcover. Second printing. Green cloth. pp (xiv), 346 + double-page map on green paper at front and photo plates. Index. Page edges lightly yellowed, else fine. Price-clipped jacket has small chips and tears, rear spine fold quite rubbed; good. Autobiographical writing about her early life, written mostly in Cyprus during leave from war-work… Read more
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JOHN AND SEBASTIAN CABOT: the discovery of North America

by BEAZLEY, C. Raymond

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1898
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London: Unwin. 1898. First Edition. Hardcover. Red pictorial cloth stamped in black, gilt lettered. pp (v)-xx, (312), (4, ads) + photogravure frontispiece portrait and two maps. Index. Spine a bit sunned; five tiny shallow holes to rear cover; armorial bookplate; small gilt label of distinguished Ottawa Arctic collector Dr. Franklin H. Hicks; else a near fine… Read more
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London: Ashgate, for The Hakluyt Society. 2010. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth. pp lxxxii, 315. Index. 12 maps and 9 figures. Errata sheet tipped in at p lxx. Series III, Volume 22. Fine in fine jacket. Survey of the east coast of Asia. 1.5 kg parcel; Tall octavo .
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