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Souvenir De Pau Lourdes Bétharam
1885. Hard Cover. Attractive oblong publisher's photograph album 15 x 23.5 cm. Inscription dated September 1885. Contains 12 actual mounted photographs of Pau & Lourdes. Minor staining to first photograph else near fine copy in original red cloth gilt.
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Book number: 001418
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 57.25 US$ 62.97 | JP¥ 6819]
Catalogue: Antiquarian

 
ABRAHAM, GEORGE
British Mountain Climbs
1909, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, 1909. Sm 8vo, 448p. Plates & diagrams. New endpapers, VG in original red cloth. Neate A02, 'a rock climbing guide book, readable as a history'. Classic photo guide.
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Book number: 001459
GBP 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 137.25 US$ 151.14 | JP¥ 16365]

 
ABRAHAM, GEORGE & ASHLEY
Rock Climbing in North Wales
1906, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Abraham, Keswick, 1906. 8vo, xxii, 394p, 4p ads. 30 plates from Abraham photographs, 10 pen & ink sketches & 11 outline drawings. Minor light foxing, nr fine in original cloth gilt. Neate A08 '(their) most important work, classic'.
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Book number: 001706
GBP 395.00 [Appr.: EURO 451.25 US$ 497.5 | JP¥ 53868]
Keywords: Mountaineering

 
ABRAHAM, GEORGE D [ THE KESWICK BROTHERS ]
Swiss Mountain Climbs & British Mountain Climbs 2 Vols
First Edition. Hard Cover. 2 vols, Mills & Boon, first edn 1909 & 4th edn 1937. Sm 8vo, 432p & 448p. Plates & diagrams. Nr fine copies in original cloth with similar scarce dustwrappers. Neate A 09 and A 02, 'basically a guidebook but readable as a history'. Classic set.
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Book number: 001799
GBP 150.00 [Appr.: EURO 171.5 US$ 188.92 | JP¥ 20456]

 
AIKIN, ARTHUR & CHARLES ROCHEMONT
A Dictionary of Chemistry and Mineralogy, with an account of the Processes employed in many of the most important Chemical Manufactures. To which are added a description of Chemical Apparatus.
1807, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, 2 vols, London, for J Arch & W Phillips, 1807. 4to, viii, 628p; iv, 580p. 15 engraved plates. Bkplt. Withdrawn from University College London Library. Some dampstaining, a few page edges repaired inc prelims vol 1, small neat stamp on spines & back of plates, a good set in old black buckram, gilt lettered. Both brothers are listed in DNB: Arthur 'Chemist, a pioneer of the Geological Society, Fellow of Linnean Society'; Charles 'Doctor, wrote also on Cowpox'. A scarce set.
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Book number: 001765
GBP 350.00 [Appr.: EURO 399.75 US$ 440.82 | JP¥ 47731]

 
ANDERSON, SIR CHARLES
An Eight Weeks' Journal in Norway etc in 1852, with Rough Outlines
1853, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Francis & John Rivington, London, 1853. 8vo, x, 124p. Errata slip, 33 etched plates including map. Sm inscr on half-title, new endpapers, nr fine copy in original blind-stamped brown cloth. Scarce.
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Book number: 001725
GBP 325.00 [Appr.: EURO 371.25 US$ 409.33 | JP¥ 44322]

 
ANON
Authentic Narratives of Most Calamitous Shipwrecks and Disasters at Sea
1840, First Edition. Hard Cover. First ed, William Walker, Otley & London, n.d. [ca 1840]. Sm 8vo, 253p, 1p contents. Engraved frontispiece & title vignette. Small hardware company stamp, slight wear & browning, VG in original cloth gilt. Scarce, only 2 copies on COPAC.
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Book number: 001401
GBP 145.00 [Appr.: EURO 165.75 US$ 182.63 | JP¥ 19774]
Catalogue: Antiquarian
Keywords: Voyages

 
ANON
Bible Natural History containing a description of Quadrupeds, Birds, Trees, Plants, Insects Etc
1852, First Edition. Hard Cover. First ed, Webb Millington, London, 1852. 8vo, colour frontis & colour title, title, ii, 320p. 165 coloured plates by Fawcett of Driffield. Some browning, VG clean copy. Contemporary black half-calf, marbled boards & endpapers. Scarce.
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Book number: 001572
GBP 295.00 [Appr.: EURO 337 US$ 371.55 | JP¥ 40231]

 
ANON
The Children's Friend Being a Selection from the Works of Berquin
1805. Hard Cover. New edn, London, York, Newcastle and Northallerton [Printed at the Ofiice of J Langdale, Northallerton], 1805. 12mo, frontispiece, [vi], 340p Bkplt. Slight wear tail of spine & rear board. VG in original full calf, gilt label.
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Book number: 001918
GBP 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 63 US$ 69.27 | JP¥ 7501]
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ANON
English Forests & Forest Trees Historical, Legendary & Descriptive with Numerous Illustrations
1853, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, London, Ingram Cooke, 1853. 8vo, 406p. Engravings. Nr fine, nice book in attractive binding - green morocco spine, raised bands, retaining original boards & spine title.
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Book number: 001395
GBP 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 85.75 US$ 94.46 | JP¥ 10228]

 
ANON
The History of Lady Godiva & Peeping Tom of Coventry .
1877. Printer Wrapper. 5th edn, Tomkinson, Coventry, 1877. Sq 8vo, 48p, folding frontispiece & 9 engraved plates. Original printed covers & pink endpapers. Slight wear, a good clean copy of a rare Victorian survival. Only one copy of this edition on COPAC.
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Book number: 001386
GBP 250.00 [Appr.: EURO 285.75 US$ 314.87 | JP¥ 34094]
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ANON
The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte : late Emperor of France, from his birth in 1769 to his arrival in Elba containing an account of his parents, education, preferment, battles, etc, interspersed with numerous and interesting Anecdotes
Berwick, 1815. Hard Cover. Fourth edn with additions, Berwick, 1815. 8vo, 584p. Frontis & 8 engraved folding maps. Minor spotting to endpapers, light browning, near fine in contemporary full polished calf, gilt label.
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Book number: 001707
GBP 295.00 [Appr.: EURO 337 US$ 371.55 | JP¥ 40231]
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ANON
The Tourist's [ Cycling ] Route Map of England & Wales for all Cyclists and Roadmen with the Routes of 30 Tours marked in red.
1890, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, London, The Bazaar Office, n.d. ca 1890. Sl wear, VG nice copy. Early cycling map on linen, 64 x 77 cm, folding into pictorial case 11 x 20 cm. With period adverts including a penny farthing. An attractive item; only one copy on Copac.
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Book number: 001969
GBP 195.00 [Appr.: EURO 222.75 US$ 245.6 | JP¥ 26593]
Keywords: Cycling

 
ANON
Tyrolese Scenery or Continental Travels, Illustrated with Fine Steel Engravings with Descriptive Letterpress
First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Black & Armstrong, London, n.d. (ca 1870). 4to, 72p, 6 attractive steel engraved plates of Tyrol by Shepherd & Tombleson. Bkplt. Title page browned, some mainly light foxing, inner hinges strengthened at some time else VG in original green cloth gilt. All edges gilt. Scarce.
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Book number: 001085
GBP 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 97.25 US$ 107.06 | JP¥ 11592]

 
ANSTED, DAVID T, F.R.S.
Geological Science including the Practice of Geology & the Elements of Physical Geography
1854, First Edition. Cloth. First ed, Griffin & Co, London, 1854. 8vo, x, 302p. Text engravings. Queen's Prize bookplate. Minor wear, VG orig cloth gilt card covers, embossed 'Circle of the Sciences. Geology'. Scarce, only one copy on Copac. Ansted was an English professor of geology and author of numerous books on geology.
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Book number: 001708
GBP 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 85.75 US$ 94.46 | JP¥ 10228]

 
ANSTED, DAVID T, F.R.S.
Geology Introductory, Descriptive and Practical.
1844, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, 2 vols, London, Van Voorst, 1844. 8vo, xxiv, 506p; xvi, 572p. Attractive engravings in text. Slight wear to edges, neat inscr on both titles. Original gilt decorative full-morocco boards neatly rebacked, spine gilt in compartments, marbled endpapers and edges. VG attractive set. Not in Challinor. Ansted was an English professor of geology and author of numerous books on geology.
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Book number: 001959
GBP 225.00 [Appr.: EURO 257 US$ 283.39 | JP¥ 30685]

 
ARAGO, FRANCOIS
Biographies of distinguished Scientific Men
1857, First Edition. Hard Cover. First Eng edn, London : Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts, 1857. 8vo, viii, 607p, 24p cat. Inscr. Neatly recased with new green cloth spine & paper label, small University stamp on title, VG with original blind-stamped cloth boards. Biographies of Arago, Bailly, Herchel, Laplace, Joseph Fourier, Carnot, Malus, Fresnel, Thomas Young and James Watt.
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Book number: 001337
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 57.25 US$ 62.97 | JP¥ 6819]

 
ASHTON, J R & STOCKS, F R
The Open-Air Guide for Wayfarers
First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Manchester, ca 1927. Sm 8vo, nr fine in VG dustwrapper. An attractive early guide with plates & folding map.
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Book number: 001800
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 34.5 US$ 37.78 | JP¥ 4091]

 
AULDJO, JOHN
Narrative of an Ascent to the Summit of Mont Blanc
First Thus. Hard Cover. 4to, Libraria Alpina 1972 reprint of 1828 text. No 164 of 220 copies. 4to, 120p, maps & plates. Fine copy in attractive faux red morocco, spine gilt in compartments. Neate A72 'His book was the first to popularise Mont Blanc'.
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Book number: 001564
GBP 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 143 US$ 157.44 | JP¥ 17047]

 
BBC AUTHORS
BBC Hand Book [Year Book] 1928 - 1932 Set of 4
1928, First Edition. Hard Cover. First editions, BBC, 1928 - 1931. Four vols. VG clean copies in good almost complete dustwrappers. 1928 dw minor repair, sl loss; 1929 dw sl wear; 1930 dw sl wear; 1931 dw good. A very presentable set in the rare dustwrappers (two by E McKnight Kauffer).
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Book number: 001927
GBP 300.00 [Appr.: EURO 342.75 US$ 377.85 | JP¥ 40913]

 
AZEMA, M A
The Conquest of Fitzroy
1957, First Edition. Hard Cover. First Eng edn, Deutsch, 1957. 8vo, 237p. Plates. Endpapers cery slightly browned, nr finein similar unclipped dustwrapper. Successful Patagonian first ascent by Terray & Magnone. Neate A28. Perret 0204 'tres grands exploits'.
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Book number: 001757
GBP 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 85.75 US$ 94.46 | JP¥ 10228]

 
BABBAGE, CHARLES
The Ninth Bridgewater Treatise. A Fragment
1837, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, London, John Murray, 1837. 8vo, [iv], xxii, 23-244p. Complete with half-title & final 4p of corrections. Old half-calf, marbled boards & gilt title label, slightly rubbed & upper hinge beginning to crack, else a Very Good nice clean copy of this seminal work. Frequent references to his 'Calculating Engine' in a work which 'vindicated the serviceableness of mathematics to religion' (DNB). Knight p 147 'of importance for its discussion of induction, laws of nature, and free will in terms of the programming of a computer'.
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Book number: 000696
GBP 745.00 [Appr.: EURO 851 US$ 938.32 | JP¥ 101600]

 
[ BADCOCK, WILLIAM ] & REYNOLDS, JOHN
A Touch-Stone for Gold & Silver Wares - bound with - Tables to Cast Up Silver & Gold
1678. Hard Cover. Second edn, with additions, London 1678. Sm 8vo, frontispiece of Goldsmiths works, xx, 218p. Some text in Black Letter. Inscr, title page repaired with loss at foot, else VG clean copy in recent 1/2 calf gilt with old worn marbled boards & old labels. The Tables are unpaginated, frontispiece, A1 - K3. With a brief description of an assay furnace. John Reynolds worked at the Mint in the Tower of London.
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Book number: 001631
GBP 350.00 [Appr.: EURO 399.75 US$ 440.82 | JP¥ 47731]
Keywords: Chemistry

 
BAIN, JOSEPH
The Border Papers. Calendar of Letters & Papers Relating to the Affairs of the Borders of England & Scotland Preserved in Her Majesty's Public Record Office London
1894, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, 2 vols, H M General Register House, Edinburgh, 1894 & 1896. Large 8vo, vol I 1560-1594, xlv, 762p; vol II 1595-1603, xxvii, 960p. Worcester Public Library label on pastedowns & small label on spines, occasional small discrete stamps, browning to edges, inner hinges cracked but holding firm, sl wear else a good clean set in original blind-stamped blue cloth gilt. Fraser p392 'For anyone who wants to see the Border Reivers almost at first hand there can be no substitute for the Calendar of Border Papers, which contains the letters & reports of the English Wardens of the Marches in Elizabeth's time'. A scarce set.
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Book number: 001627
GBP 345.00 [Appr.: EURO 394 US$ 434.52 | JP¥ 47050]
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BAKER, E A
The British Highlands with Rope and Rucksack
1933, First Edition. Hard Cover. First edn, Witherby, 1933. 8vo, 236p, plates. Minor light foxing but a very bright nr fine copy in original cloth gilt. Neate B09. Classic, with the epic ascent of Ben Nuis Chimney on Arran in 1901, a route not repeated for over fifty years.
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Book number: 001874
GBP 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 63 US$ 69.27 | JP¥ 7501]

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