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Hawaiian Fishes
Hawaii, USA, The Honolulu Aquarium. 1910. Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Not Dated Early Souvenir c1910. Green cloth bds with gilt title and decoration. pages concertina out to display 12 chromolithgraphic illus (colours are bright), the rear pstedown gives details of the Honolulu (Waikiki) Aquarium with engraved illus of the palm lined entrance, label of the Hawaii & South Seas Curio Co, rear bd has two small slits with associated brass clips which possibly held post card to display on rear cover (small remnant remains o/w now gone). Printed in Germany. Covers have light soiling and mild wear at tips, last two illus plates have tiny damp mark at bottom cnr. Very Good.
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Book number: 15450
USD 165.00 [Appr.: EURO 146.75 | £UK 131.75 | JP¥ 17764]
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New Zealand Scenic Play Ground of the Pacific
Wellington, New Zealand, Dept of Industries, Commerce, Tourism & Publicity. 1934, 2nd Edition. Soft Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Expanded from the original, Brown card wraps with yapped covers, printed scene and tiki to front in 6 colour palette, pages whip stichted with brown cord tied at center, illustrated with 15 coloured photos, 17 half toned photos and a route map. Nice borders to illus and scenic imagery in blue to each page. Descriptive text and captions. CONDITION Covers a little crushed to edges with label residue to front. Internally very nice, printed on art paper. Very Good.
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Book number: 15414
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | £UK 24 | JP¥ 3230]
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ADAMS, W[ILLIAM] H[ENRY] DAVENPROT
Egypt Past and Present : Described and Illustrated with a Narrative of Its Occupation By the British, and Recent Events in the Soudan
London, Thomas Nelson & Son. 1894, Re-Issue. Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Blue cloth with deorative bds (slight wear at spine and tips) pp iv 384 with 100 nice engraved illus and maps. Very bright and crisp copy with a prize plate inside front. Near Fine.
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Book number: 15317
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 40 | £UK 36 | JP¥ 4845]
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AFLALO, F G (FREDERICK GEORGE)
An Idler in the Near East : Colonial Edition
London, G Bell & Sons. 1910, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. British zoologist, sports writer and traveller (1970-1918). Travels in Constantinople, The Holy Land, Asia Minor, the Caucasus & Turkey. CONDITION Blue bds, pp xvi 279 with 40 half tone photo plates with clean tissue guards captioned. Bright and very clean apart from coffee mark top rear and name stamped inside front. OVERWEIGHT. Near Fine.
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Book number: 15101
USD 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 106.75 | £UK 96 | JP¥ 12919]
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ALLENDE, ISABEL
My Invented Country : A Nostalgic Journey Through Chile
Australia, Harper Perrenial. 2008, Re-Issue. (ISBN: 000716310X) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. "Memoir in which truth is most definitely stranger than fiction. Exploring the events of her life and those of the country in which she lived until the assassination of her cousin, the president Salvador Allende, in Pinochet's military coup, Allende takes us on a highly personal tour through her homeland, bringing it to life. In this charming book, portraits of her family and friends jostle with vivid descriptions of local customs and beliefs but through it all strides the indomitable figure of the young Isabel." CONDITION 199 pages. Appears unread. Bright and crisp as new apart from slight edge toning. Near Fine/N/A.
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Book number: 13899
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1077]
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Keywords: Allende, Isabel, 1942- Authors_biography September 000716310x

 
ANON
Memories of New Zealand, South Island. Twelve Photogravure Plates
New Zealand, 1930, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Memories of New Zealand Series for tourists containing 12 photogravure plates. Dated from the photos. Mostly scenic with a nice view of Picton Harbour and township. Very nice condition. Near Fine.
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Book number: 15269
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 | £UK 9.75 | JP¥ 1292]
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ANON
Memories of New Zealand, Wellington. Twelve Photogravure Plates
New Zealand, 1930, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Memories of New Zealand Series for tourists containing 12 photogravure plates. Dated from the photos. Very nice condition. Near Fine.
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Book number: 15270
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 | £UK 9.75 | JP¥ 1292]
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ANONYMOUS
New Zealand : Land of Everything. A Pictorial Survey
Christchurch, New Zealand, Whitcombe & Tombs. 1942, First Edition. Card Covers with dust jacket, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Dated from comments in text of NZ in the war, Monte Casino is not mentioned but Tunisia is. Card wraps, unpaginated with 36 halftone photo illus, Glossy photo illus DJ fixed at spine with farm girl to front and maori warrior by pa to rear. Tight and clean with crease to rear end page, minor damage to DJ at front leading edge. #Kiwiana#. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 12002
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1723]
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ARAMILEV, IVAN; HERON, MICHAEL (TRANS)
Beyond the Ural Mountains : The Adventures of a Siberian Hunter
London, United Kingdom, George Allen & Unwin. 1961, First British. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Black bds with crisp Silver title, pp 199 with b/w photo illus. original DJ. Nice crisp copy, only fault is sl age toning to DJ and eps. Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 12374
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.5 | £UK 48 | JP¥ 6460]
Catalogue: Travel & Places
Keywords: Hunting Russia

 
ARNOLD, EDWIN LESTER
On the Indian Hills, or Coffee-Planting in Southern India
London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co. 1893, 2nd Edition. Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Life on a coffee plantation in the Kerala region of southwestern India. CONDITION Red bds are clean and unworn with slightly faded spine, prize dedication to front ep, 350 pages with 6 illus. Bright and crisp copy with toned eps. Very Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 15234
USD 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 84.5 | £UK 76 | JP¥ 10228]
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ARNOLD, EDWIN
Seas and Lands
London, United Kingdom, Longmans Green & Co. 1907, Reprint. Cloth, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Account of his travels in Canada, the United States, and Japan. Brown bds with gilt title a few scuffs but not worn or bumped, decorative brown eps, booksellers stamp to half title, photo frontis with tissue guard, pp 601 with 63 photos and illus. A tight clean copy. Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 6806
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | £UK 24 | JP¥ 3230]
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Keywords: Canada, the United States, and Japan

 
BAEDEKER, KARL
Baedeker's Egypt and the Sudan : Handbook for Travellers
Leipzig, Karl Baedeker. 1908, 8th Edition. Hard Cover, 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Revised Edition. Red flexible bds, marbled edges, pp clxxxiv 439 with 24 coloured maps and 76 plans (many fold outs) 24 illus through text. Bright and crisp as new. Fine.
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Book number: 15229
USD 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 106.75 | £UK 96 | JP¥ 12919]
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BAKER, SILVIA
Journey to Yesterday
London, Peter Davies. 1950, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Artists travels to Tahiti, Barbados, Cyprus, Spain, and of her relationships with other noted artists. CONDITION Blue bds are clean and unworn, 224 pages with nice illus plates of the authors works in colour and b/w. Very bright and crisp copy with light edge foxing, initials to bottom edge. DJ has chips to spine ends and short tear at rear o/w unworn. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 15225
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.75 | £UK 32 | JP¥ 4306]
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BARATZ, JOSEPH
A Village by the Jordan : The Story of Degania
Tel Aviv, Israel, Press Department of Ichud Habonim. 1960, Re-Issue. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. The founding of the first kibbutz and it's founder. The publication in Israel marks the fiftieth jubilee of Degania Aleph which was founded in 1910. CONDITION Grtey bds faded to spine and edges, mildly buffed to tips and spine ends, ribbon marker, Signed by Author to title page, pp 174 with b/w photo illus. Tight and clean. Very Good/No Jacket. Signed by Author.
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Book number: 11952
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 | £UK 13 | JP¥ 1723]
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Keywords: Jews Israel

 
BARBER, THOMAS
Barber's Picturesque Illustrations of the Isle of Wight, Dedicated to Her Most Gracious Majesty The Queen, Engraved from Original Drawings. Accompanied by Historical and Topographical Descriptions
London, H G Bohn. 1850. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Green cloth with bright gilt decoration to front and spine, blind embossed decorative borders front and rear, dated from name and date inside front, spine toned and a little chipped at head and heel, bright gilt to all edges, 110 pages with 43 nice engraved illus, and two hand coloured fold out maps, very bright and crisp copy. Near Fine.
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Book number: 15224
USD 85.00 [Appr.: EURO 75.75 | £UK 68 | JP¥ 9151]
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BATCHELOR, J (PATRICK JOSEPH BATCHELOR)
Views of Rotorua and Thermal Regions (New Zealand)
New Zealand, J Batchelor. 1930, First Edition. Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Not Dated c1930. Views of Rotorua and Thermal Regions. 43 Photogravure illus by Joseph Batchelor. CONDITION Stapled wraps with window front that has coloured photo tipped in (staples rusting, short tear at spine heel) nice internally. Good condition for its age. Very Good.
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Book number: 15266
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | £UK 24 | JP¥ 3230]
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BITHELL, JETHRO (ED)
Germany : A Companion to German Studies
London, United Kingdom, Methuen. 1968, 5th Edition. Cloth with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Guide to Germany focusing on the arts, including history, literature, music, thought, painting, architecture, and sculpture. Forrest Green waxed cloth bds with crisp gilt spine title, name inked to ffep, pp 578 in tight clean condition. Original orange wrapper has some tape ghosting to inside. Overweight. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 7246
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 16 | £UK 14.5 | JP¥ 1938]
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BLUNT, WILFRID
A Persian Spring
London, James Barrie. 1957, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Eton Art teacher, author, artist and later curator of the Watts Gallery at Compton, Surrey. Account of his 1938 travels in Persia and Afghanistan. CONDITION Blue cloth with bright Gilt title, presentation inscription to W (Walter) Merlin Daviesthanking him for his Chairmanship of the Iran Blind Assoc. Merlin is noted for his biographies on religios subjects, 252 pages with photo plates and maps. Very bright and crisp copy. DJ is in archival protection and shows only light wear to spine head and top tips. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Book number: 15102
USD 32.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.5 | £UK 25.75 | JP¥ 3445]
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BOULNOIS, HELEN MARY
Into Little Thibet (Tibet)
London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. 1923, First Edition. Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. In 1922 Miss Boulnois journeyed for 600 miles on pony-back through Kashmir to the confines of Tibet, known as Lesser Tibet, through which runs the road to Central Asia. Only 26 passes for this journey were issued every year, and of these 16 are reserved for British officers. CONDITION Brown bds, with different sketch illus by author to each liner, pp 256 with 15 photo plates and 5 colour olates from the authors water colours. Copy is bright and crisp with spotting mainly to pages opposing plates due to differing paper types and impurities in the paper. Good/No Jacket.
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Book number: 16005
USD 80.00 [Appr.: EURO 71.25 | £UK 64 | JP¥ 8613]
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BRACKEN, THOMAS
Musings in Maoriland : a Jubilee Volume
Dunedin, New Zealand, Arthur T Keirle. 1890, First Edition. Hard Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Essays on New Zealand and poems. Blue bds with Gilt titles and scenic decoration to front, cloth is worn to edges and backstrip has been reglued to spine, stains to rear, decorative eps both with partial gutter splits, 358 pages with nice engraved aliteration, head and tail pieces. lithographed plates. Mostly very bright with odd finger mark Overweight. Good.
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Book number: 15191
USD 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | £UK 24 | JP¥ 3230]
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BRACKEN, THOMAS
Musings in Maoriland : a Jubilee Volume
Dunedin, New Zealand, Arthur T Keirle. 1890, First Edition. Hard Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Essays on New Zealand and poems. CONDITION Ocre bds with Gilt titles and scenic decoration to front, cloth has mild wear to spine head and bottom front tip, decorative eps, 358 pages with nice engraved aliteration, head and tail pieces, lithographed plates. Very bright and crisp copy with name and date to half title. Overweight. Very Good.
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Book number: 15412
USD 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 53.5 | £UK 48 | JP¥ 6460]
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THE MANLY-WARRINGAH TOURIST BUREAU
Manly and Warringah : "The playground of the Pacific" Along with 3 Issues of Join Us in a Trip Around Booklets on Victor Harbour SA; Milton & Ulladulla NSW; Mt Lofty SA
Sydney, Australia, The Manly-Warringah Tourist Bureau. 1949, First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Not Dated c 1940s from cars and costumes. 1 folded brochure : ill (some col.) ; 23 cm. Very nice condition. 3 tourist booklets are fold out photo postcard scenes with 8 half tone photes each c1940s by Southern Series Reg. Near Fine.
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Book number: 15912
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.75 | £UK 32 | JP¥ 4306]
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Keywords: Ephemera

 
BURRITT, ELIHU
A Walk from London to John O'Groat's with Note By the Way
London, Sampson Low, Son, & Marston. 1864, 2nd Edition. Hard Cover, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. In the summer of 1863, he walked from London through rural England, to the northern tip of Scotland to see how the common people fared in the Industrial Revolution. He arrived at John O'Groats in Scotland more than ten weeks and 700 miles after setting out. CONDITION Green cloth with bevilled edges, bright Gilt titles and borders, photo of Author tipped in at frontis with printed signature below and tissue guard, pp x 345. Nice copy, cloth unworn, some foxing mainly at ends, name in pencil to front dated 1864. Very Good.
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Book number: 15316
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 40 | £UK 36 | JP¥ 4845]
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BUTTROSE, LARRY
Cafe Royale: Tales of Love & Travel
United Kingdom, Flamingo. 1997, Edition Unstated. (ISBN: 0732257182) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Offbeat and candid account of a passionate yet difficult relationship through exotic cafes and bars of the world. From the red earth medinas of Morocco to Pondicherry on the Bay of Bengal, opening night glitz at Londons Caf Royale, to break up at desert in Timbuktu. Written by Australian poet and playwright of the Westend Musical Hot Shoe Shuffle. CONDITION 282 pages, Crisp and bright with the slightest handling signs. Very Good/N/A.
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Book number: 13894
USD 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 | £UK 6.5 | JP¥ 861]
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Keywords: 0732257182

 
CAHILL, TIM
Road Fever
United Kingdom, Black Swan. 2005, Edition Unstated. (ISBN: 0552771562) Soft Cover, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. "Driving 15,000 miles from Tierra del Fuego, Argentina, to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, in a record-breaking twenty-three and a half days, Tim Cahill's "Road Fever" is a hilarious account of a preposterous journey, a breathtaking tour of North and South America, as well as a veritable how-to for pulling off cheeky scams to get ahead. All in the spirit of getting his name written into the record books. Told with the humour, knowledge, and propriety-be-damned attitude that have made his other adventure books such critical and popular successes, Cahill embarks on his fastest, funniest trip yet. He reveals everything there is to know about surviving South America on a diet of beef jerky and Farmer's milk shakes and getting General Motors and the Guinness Book of World Records to subsidize his wanderlust." CONDITION 381 pages, crisp copy as new internally, covers unworn. As New/N/A.
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Book number: 13595
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1077]
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Keywords: Cahill, Tim, 1943- Authors_biography America_description 0552771562

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