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Heroes Who Have Won Their Crown : David Livingstone and John Williams

By: N/A

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, S W Partridge & Co Ltd:

Seller ID: 001726

Condition: Very Good


Book from early 1900s descibing the lives and achievments of David Livingstone and John Williams 160pp plus 32 pages of S W Partridge 's book catalogues. Two colour plates and many other B/w drawings, a very attractive book in red cloth with gold, cream, green and black illustration, spine slightly faded. No date to book but neat inscription of previous owner dated 1912. Outer edges of pges browned due to quality of paper used but overall a pleasing copy. DETAILED PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Village, Town, and Jungle Life in India

By: A. C. Newcombe

Price: £58.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood and Sons: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008186

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on Village, Town, and Jungle Life in India, 417 pages in overall clean condition just light browning to outer edges of pages and very occasional small light foxing spots, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are lightly bumped to corners and very lightly rubbed to edges. A pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Climbers : A History of Mountaineering

By: Bonington, Chris SIGNED

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton BBC Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004603

ISBN: 0563209186

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on the history of mountaineering and the climbers.288 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour and B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text. Book is very bright and clean, as is the dustwrapper, bookplate on front endpaper personally SIGNED by CHRIS BONINGTON a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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By Any Means : From Wicklow to Sydney

By: Boorman, Charley

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Sphere: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004969

ISBN: 1847442463

Condition: Very Good


Very bright clean first edition in very good dustwrapper SIGNED by CHARLEY BOORMAN on title page. 344 pages with many photographs of his expedition. , A very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Among the celestials. A narrative of travels in Manchuria across the Gobi desert, through the Himalayas to India. abridged from The heart of A Continent

By: Captain Francis Younghusband

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008212

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on the author's travels in China and central Asia, 261 pages in overall bright clean condition just the very occasional light mark and some foxing to endpapers and title page, inked name on front endpaper, 15 full page B/w illustrations, all present as listed plus fold out map at rear, very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are very lightly marked with very light wear to corners A pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Hausaland or Fifteen Hundred Miles Through the Central Soudan

By: Charles Henry Robinson

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low Marston and Co Ltd: 1900

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006092

Condition: Good Plus


Informative book on Hausland, third edition, 304 pages in overall clean condition just some light browning to edges as usual due to quality of paper used, first and last couple of pages are a little more heavily browned and some foxing to first and last couple of pages, many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text, large pull out map complete but with neat repair on blank side with inert clear tape. NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little rubbed on edges, a pleasing sound copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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With Note-Book and Camera. a Winter Journey in Foreign Lands

By: Edith M. E. Baring-Gould

Price: £16.75

Publisher: London, Church Missionary Society: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008245

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on the author's travels in foreign lands,104 pages in overall bright clean condition just some foxing to reverse of front and rear endpapers, neat former owners details in ink on first blank page dated 1912, Many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are marked with some wear to edges. Though not perfect a presentable example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Netherworld of Mendip

By: Ernest A Baker and Herbert E Balch

Price: £29.99

Publisher: Clifton UK, J Baker and Son: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007453

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on explorations in the great caverns of Somerset, Yorkshire, Derbyshire and elsewhere.172 pages in overall clean condition with some light foxing throughout and a little heavier foxing to first and last couple of pages, Many period B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are lightly marked and slightly faded on spine. Though not perfect still a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Seaplane Solo

By: Francis Chichester

Price: £68.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1933

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 007471

Condition: Good Plus


Book of the author's jouney flying solo in a Moth airplane From New Zealand to Norfolk Island then onto Australia. 314 pages in bright clean condition just some light marking to endpapers, inked name on front endpaper cannot decipher, many B/w photographs and fold out map,all present as listed plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is a little dusty with agesome wear and small tears to edges, some loss to bottom of spine and front, spine is faded, not price clipped.Outer boards are clean with some discolouration to bottom of spine, slight slant to spine. A pleasing example of this book SEE I... View more info

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Alone Through The Forbidden Land

By: Gustav Krist

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1938

Edition: Reprint Second Impression

Seller ID: 008243

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on the author's journeys in disguise through Soviet Central Asia, 271 pages in clean condition just some light foxing to outer edges of pages, many B/w photographs and illustrations and one large and one small fold out map at rear, all present as listed plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is a little marked, little rubbed on edges and a couple of small closed tears price clipped but with a sticker 8/6 net on inside front flap, A presentable example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Recent Exploring Expeditions in the Pacific and the South Seas

By: J S Jenkins

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, T Nelson and Sons: 1853

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006738

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on historical expeditions to the south seas and Pacific under the English, French and American governments. 508 pages plus16 pages of adverts in overall clean condition just some very light foxing to last couple of pages and light browning to outer edges of pages, contains frontispiece illustration opposite the title page which has small illustration under the title, these pages are a little more browned and foxed due to a thicker, different quality paper, from the other pages being used. Very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer gold decorated boards are very attract... View more info

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Early Ivories from Samaria

By: J W Crowfoot and Grace M crowfoot

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Palestine Exploration Fund: 1938

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 002941

Condition: Very Good


Details of the artefacts discovered in the excavations of 1931 to 1933 in Samaria. 62 pages of text with colour frontispiece and many line drawings in the text plus 25 pages of photographic B/w plates with several different images on each. A little light foxing on a few rear blank pages and slight browning to endpapers, book is clean and sound a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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The Oxyrhynchus Papyri: Pt. 55 (Graeco-Roman Memorial)

By: J. R. Rea

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Egypt Exploration Society: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008114

ISBN: 0856981044

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book , a translation of ancient Greek Roman Papyrus with comments and analysis. 259 pages in very bright clean condition, 8 B/w photographic plates of pages from the papryus all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are very bright and clean, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Central Alps Alpine Guide Vol II Part 1

By: John Ball

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Longmans Green and Co.: 1907

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003681

Condition: Good Plus


From the Alpine Guide series, this is a new edition of this book reconstructed and revised on behalf of the Alpine Club under the general editorship of A V Valentine Richards.327 pages describing in detail the alpine regions with large pull out map at the front and 5 smaller colour pull out maps in the book. Front map of the central Alps is complete with tiny tear on outer margin and tiny split on the centre fold, a little foxed on rear with some browning showing lightly through on map and there is a light brown line along the centre fold. There is a fabric strip on rear of map this I believe ... View more info

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Barge Country an Exploration of the Netherlands Waterways

By: John Liley

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Stanford Maritime: 1980

Edition: First

Seller ID: 001292

Condition: Near Fine


Excellent copy of this book on the canals and barges of the Netherlands, 150pp packed with information and many B/w photographs. Book and wrapper are near fine, oblong format SEE IMAGE. PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE VIA EMAIL on request. View more info

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Marsden's Lieutenants

By: John Rawson Elder SIGNED

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Dunedin New Zealand, Coulls Somerville Wilkie Ltd: 1934

Edition: First Limited Edition Signed

Seller ID: 006730

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on the misionaries placed in the Bay of Islands in New Zealandin the early 1800s. Contains 280 pages in bright clean condition, many B/w illustrations plus colour frontispiece, all present as listed plus very informative text, SIGNED limited edition of 1000 copies this is number 668 SIGNED on limitation page John R Elder. NO dustwrapper, outer boards lightly rubbed on edges, light wear top and bottom of spine and slightly darkened on spine. Overall a pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Hudson's Bay Trader

By: Lord Tweedsmuir SIGNED

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Clerke and Cockeran: 1952

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 005489

Condition: Very Good


Personal account of author's year spent at the Hudson's Bay Company fur trading post in Baffin Land, 176 pages in bright clean condition just some light browning to rear endpapers and first and last couple of pages, many B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text. SIGNEDby LORD TWEEDSMUIR on title page and dated 1958. dustwrapper is worn on edges with small tears and tiny losses,some marking not price clipped, a pleasing sound copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Dr Kane the Arctic Hero a Narrative of His Adventures and Explorations in the Polar Regions

By: M Jones

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, T Nelson and Sons: 1870

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007092

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on Dr Kane's Actic exporation written for boys, 128 pages in very bright clean condition just a few small light foxing spots to first and last couple of pages, outer edges of pages are gold which is slightly dulled, Many B/w illustrations, all present plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are lightly rubbed on edges and a little dusty with age. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Twelve Years in Canterbury New Zealand

By: Mrs Charles Thomson

Price: £58.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low Son and Marston:

Seller ID: 006388

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on the authors travels to New Zealand and other provinces then home through Australia. 226 pages in overall bright clean condition just very occasional small light marks, all three outer edges of pages are gold, endpapers are a little dusty with previous owners name neatly written on front inner board. Book is not dated but has a schoolprize label pasted on inside front board dated 1873, One frontispiece illustration, no illustrations are listed so I am presuming this is complete, plus very informative text. Outer boards are a little rubbed and worn on edges and some sm... View more info

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Adventures in Australia the Wanderings of Captain Spencer in the Bush and the Wilds

By: Mrs R LEE

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Griffith Farran Okeden and Welsh:

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006011

Condition: Very Good


Detailed book on the travels and adventures of Captain Spencer, 336 pages in overall clean condition just a few occasional very light marks and light browning to endpapers. Many B/w illustrations, all present as listed, plus very informative text, not dated but school prize label on front endpaper is dated 1903. Outer illustrated boards are lightly rubbed on edges, a very nice attractive copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info