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A Ride on a Tiger : The Curious Travels of Victor Jacquemont

by David Stacton

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1954
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Good
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First Edition
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Museum, 1954. An account of JAcquemont's legendary travels in India. Front board is marked but the interior is clean and solidly bound.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Brazilian Adventure

by Peter Fleming

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Published
1987
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Very Good
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9780140095265
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Penguin, 1987. Reprint of the classic account of the expedition to the interior of Brazil to try to ascertain the fate of the famous explorer Percy Fawcett who had gone missing in Brazil some years earlier. Very tidy copy.. Paperback. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Spring in Spain

by Mackinley Helm

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Published
1952
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Good
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First Edition
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Victor Gollancz, 1952. A record of a three month journey around Spain from Cadiz to Barcelonal via Madrid, Toledo and Avila. Solid clean copy with a library sticker to the inside front cover.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Desert Taxi

by Michael Marriott

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Published
1956
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Longmans Green, 1956. An account of a trip across the Sahara in a twenty year old London taxi. A very good copy in a complete jacket. First edition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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A Shepherd's Life : Impressions of the South Wiltshire Downs

by W H Hudson

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Published
1916
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Good
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Methuen, 1916. Tanned pages but a solid copy of the examination of a shepherd's life. Inlaid is a Times newspaper clipping on general gardening matters.. Hard Cover. Good. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall.
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Round the World Without Worries

by Thornton Clarke

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Published
1937
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Good
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First Edition
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Heath Cranton, 1937. The story of a trip around the world. Minor spotting to the pre-title pages otherwise a solid clean copy, signed by the author to the flyleaf. Scarce.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good.
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Seven Years in Tibet

by Heinrich Harrer

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Published
1957
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Very Good
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Rupert Hart-Davis, 1957. Translated from the German. A young German is interned by the British at the start of the Second World War, escapes from the internment camp and makes his way to Tibet where over the next five years he rises to become tutor to the young Dalai Lama, leaving only when the Chinese invade. In very good condition… Read more
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German Journey

by Christopher Sidgwick

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Published
1936
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Fair
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First Edition
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Hutchinson, 1936. Personal record of a journey through Hitler's Germany in early 1936, with the express intention of "finding out why Germany was so quiet. I wanted to find out whether this silence was actual or whether it was no more than a product of the journalists, as I suspected it to be". A fair copy, robustly bound in worn… Read more
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Blind White Fish in Persia

by Anthony Smith

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Published
1953
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George Allen and Unwin, 1953. Four scientific undergraduates tour Persia in a second hand lorry in search of the blind white fish which reportedly lived in the underground channels of the region. Solid clean copy in a tatty and grubby jacket.. Hard Cover. Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Land of Three Worlds

by Everild Young

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Published
1953
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Good
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First Edition
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Andrew Melrose, 1953. A description of a journey around Peru. With 41 black and white photographs.Library sticker attached to flyleaf otherwise a tidy solid copy.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Quest and Conquest : An Anthology of Personal Adventures

by E V Odle (Ed)

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Published
1945
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Good
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Macmillan, 1945. A series of short extracts from a wide variety of authors including Churchill, Captain Scott, Helen Keller, J B S Haldane, George Carpentier and P C Wren. Good solid copy with a gift inscription to the flyleaf and a faded patch the length of the leading edge of the front cover. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾"… Read more
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The Tuntsa

by Teppo Turen

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Published
1962
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Very Good
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First British
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Arthur Barker, 1962. The story of a translatlantic crossing in a 30 foot sailing boat made in 1946 by six men and three women, only one of whom had stepped into a boat before. Tidy clean copy in a loose jacket with a chip and a repaired tear.. First British. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"… Read more
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The Pilgrims Road

by Frank C Elliston-Erwood

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Published
1913
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Good
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The Homeland Association, 1913. A "practical guide for the pedestrian" to the road between Winchester and Canterbury used by pilgrims for hundreds of years. A pocket sized book with 12 photographs and 14 small maps. Tidy clean copy of the enlarged second edition.. Hard Cover. Good. 32mo - over 4" - 5" tall.
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The Plains of Camdeboo

by Eve Palmer

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Published
1966
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Fine
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The Scientific Book Club, 1966. An autobiography, history and botanical treatise on the Karoo desert in Africa, where the author's family lived for four generations. Excellent copy throughouit.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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An Artist in Italy

by Maxwell Armfield

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Published
1926
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Methuen, 1926. A tour of Italy with 16 full colour illustrations. A very good clean copy in a slightly yellowed and edgeworn jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Epic Voyage of the Seven Little Sisters

by William Willlis

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The Companion Book Club, 1111. An account of a solo voyage from Peru to Samoa by the 60 year old American sailor. Undated but 1950's. The rear fifth of the book has had minor damp contact at some point causing the blue page edge dye to stain the tops of the pages not affecting the text. Otherwise a clean solidly… Read more
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Return to Happiness

by Jonas Lied

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Published
1943
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Very Good
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First Edition
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Macmillan, 1943. The autobiography of the international business man, sportsman, navigator of the Polar seas, pioneer of the commercial enterprise of the Kara sea route; prospector in Siberia and associated of Nansen. One owner's name to the flyleaf otherwise a good clean copy in a rather loose and worn jacket with a long repaired tear to the rear panel. Scarce..… Read more
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Mountain Madness

by Winifred Fortescue

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Published
1945
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William Blackwood & Sons, 1945. An account of the author's experiences in her holiday chalet high in the French Haute Alps.Two gift inscriptions on the flyleaf and inside front cover and a small red inkstain to the rear cover otherwise a very good copy.. Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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The Life and Explorations of Frederick Stanley Arnot

by Ernest Baker

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Published
1921
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Good
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Seeley Service, 1921. A near very good copy, clean and tightly bound, of "the authorised biography of a zealous missionary, intrepid explorer, and self-denying benefactor amongst the natives of Africa.". Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Rambles in the Black Forest

by I A R Wylie

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Published
1911
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Good
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First Edition
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Mills and Boon, 1911. Good solid copy of the walker's guide to the Black Forest region,"with 3 illustrations by C Libbich, 3 by G English and 22 from photographs". The illustrations are in colour Gift inscription and owner's name either side of flyleaf otherwise a clean copy. Covers are sllightly shelfworn and rubbed. Binding is robust.. First Edition. Hard Cover.… Read more
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