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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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The Hotels of Europe 1887

By: N/A

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, J P Segg and Co: 1887

Seller ID: 004007

Condition: Good Plus


Book published annually to provide information, for the traveller, on hotels in Europe, America, Australasia and Africa. 208 pages plus 40 pages of appendix on railway and steamship routes, with double page colour maps plus old adverts with period illustrations. Pages have decorative green and brown printed borders. Pages are overall bright and clean just the occasional light foxing spots, outer edges of pages are gold on all three sides.Outer covers are worn top and bottom of spine and on corners, dusty and a few marks, small split front bottom of spine 1¾ inches long. Gold embossing is a l... View more info

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The Leisure Hour

By: N/A

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, The Leisure Hour: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005813

Condition: Very Good


Excellent copy of this book from 1890 with 860 pages of reding to while away the hours in 1890. Articles on household management, historical events, travel and stories with many B/w illustrations. HEAVY BOOK 2.2 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. Light foxing to first and last few pages and outer edges of pages. Outer decorative boards are lightly rubbed on edges,few light marks on rear, a sound bright copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Voyage of the Dayspring Being the Journal of the Late Sir John Hawley Glover

By: A C G Hastings SIGNED

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, John Lane the Bodley Head Ltd.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 004636

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book from the jounal of Sir John Hawley Glover along with some account of the expedition up the Niger River in 1857. Book is overall bright and clean just light browning to endpapers and light foxing spots to outer edges of pages, 230 pages plus 2 pages of adverts with many old B/w photographs. INSCRIBED BY A C G HASTINGS on front endpaper To Robert Holt with regards and thanks A C G Hastings 10 Sept 1926. on inside rear board there is a small sticker The property of John Holt and Co ( Liverpool ) Ltd Royal Liver Building Liverpool 3. Outer boards have a few light marks and l... 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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Today in Egypt Its Administration People and Politics

By: Alfred Cunningham

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Hurst and Blackett Limited: 1912

Seller ID: 005345

Condition: Good Plus


Excellent book on Egypt at the time of publication only date in book is 1912 possible first edition but cannot be sure. 311 pages in clean condition just some foxing on outer edges of pages which comes in slightly on extreme edges, endpapers are lightly browned and school prize sticker on inside front board. Many B/w photographs plus very informative text. NO dustwrapper, outer boards have a few light marks and spine is a little faded. Though not perfect a pleasing copy of an interesting book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Iran : Elements of Destiny

By: Amirarjomand, Shahrokh

Price: £38.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004999

ISBN: 0002163454

Condition: Very Good


Splendid book on Iran, 392 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour full page photographs and B/w illustrations plus very informative text, dustwrapper is also very bright and clean just the lightest of wear to edges. HEAVY BOOK 2-7Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. A nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Kuwait Arts and Architecture a Collection of Essays

By: Arlene Fullerton, Geza Fehervari

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Kuwait, Oriental Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 005848

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on the arts and architecture of Kuwait, 302 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour and B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text. HEAVY BOOK 2 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS.Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, 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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Sun, Fun, and Crowds : Seaside Holidays Between the Wars

By: Braggs, Steven; Harris, Diane

Price: £12.99

Publisher: Gloucestershire UK, Tempus Publishing Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005043

ISBN: 0752418912

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on seaside resorts and holidays between the wars, 128 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour, B/w photographs and illustrations plus very informative text, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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Dr Who Annual 1966

By: British Broadcasting Corporation

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Manchester, World Distributors Limited: 1966

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 008164

Condition: Good Plus


First Dr Who annual 1966,contains 93 pages in bright clean condition, many colour illustrations accompany the stories.NO dustwrapper, illustrated boards have a few light marks and minimal small splits to laminate on outer hinges NOT to the book itself. A nice example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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South Africa 1988-89

By: Bureau of Information South Africa

Price: £14.99

Publisher: South Africa, Bureau of Information South Africa: 1989

Edition: Fourteenth Edition

Seller ID: 005027

ISBN: 0797015140

Condition: Good Plusv


Excellent book on all aspects of South Africa up to time of publication, 816 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour and B/w photographs, maps and illustrations plus very informative text. HEAVY BOOK 2-1 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, a very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

Image for 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

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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India Stepmother

By: Claude H Hill

Price: £98.00

Publisher: London, William Blackwood & Sons Ltd: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003440

Condition: Good Plus


A history of India and its people from 1866 until the time of publication. 333 pages in overall clean condition just a few occasional light foxing spots inside and on the outer edges of the pages quite minor. Some pencil notes on front endpaper and previous owners name in pencil on half title page. Outer covers have a few light marks and slight fading to spine light rubbing to corners, overall a nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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List of the Principal Places of Interest in England and Wales Section 17

By: Compiled By T H Fosbrooke

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Edward Stanford:

Seller ID: 002168

Condition: Very Good


This book gives a list of principal places of interest in the Midlands UK Ashbourne, Burton on Trent, Derby, Leicester Newark Nottingham Walsall and many more. 71 pages plus 11 pages of index also many period B/w photographs and map. Book not dated looks 1940s or 1950s very bright and clean, a few light foxing spots on edges of pages. Overall a pleasing copy (SEE IMAGE) DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

Transylvania and Beyond

By: Dervla Murphy

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001015

Condition: Very Good


The author's account of her eight months of travelling through Transylvania and beyond by foot and bicycle. 239 pp this copy made more desirable because of the AUTHOR'S SIGNATURE on title page. Book and wrapper in very good condition . Photographs available via email on request. View more info

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Canada 1937 the Official Handbook of Present Conditions and Recent Progress

By: Dominion Bureau of Statistics Canada

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Ottawa, ON, Canada, Dominion Bureau of Statistics Canada: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007031

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on Canada at time of printing, 191 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text on all aspects of Canadian life, agriculture, business, constuction and social conditions. NO dustwrapper, outer card covers are clean, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

Image for Beyond the Pir Panjal Life and Missionary Enterprise in Kashmir

Beyond the Pir Panjal Life and Missionary Enterprise in Kashmir

By: Dr Ernest F Neve

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Church Missionary Society: 1914

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004632

Condition: Good Plus


Popular edition of this book published in 1914. A detailed account of missionary work in Kashmir at this time. 178 pages in overall bright condition just occasional light foxing spots, endpapers browned. Many old period photographs of people and places, outer covers have light wear on edges and a little darkened from age but still an attractive copy. top edges of pages are gold which is a little dulled. A nice 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