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The National Geographic Magazine - April 1922 - Vol XLI No. 4
National Geographic Society. 1922. Soft cover. Articles on The Scenery of North America, by Viscount Bryce; Modern Scenes in Mesopotamia, by Eric Keast Burke; South Georgia, an Outpost of the Atlantic, by Robert Cushman Murphy. Covers marked and worn, name and some pen marks to front cover, otherwise clean, sound, good. Good.
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Book number: 13847
GBP 5.73 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.41 | JP¥ 1157]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: travel

 
ASHENDEN
The Mountains of My Life
William Blackwood & Sons Edinburgh 1st 1945 HB. Hardcover. Climbing memoirs, illustated with the author's b/w photographs. VG, some age-mottling, in chipped and edge-worn DJ, good only. 212pp 0. Good.
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Book number: 7853
GBP 7.84 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.13 | JP¥ 1584]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: GENERAL, TRAVEL, MOUNTAINEERING, CLIMBING, General

 
BAIN, KENNETH
The New Friendly Islanders
London, Hodder & Stoughton. 1993. (ISBN: 034058338x). Hardcover. The Pacific island of Tonga. VG, no inscriptions, in VG DJ. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: 10058
GBP 9.51 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 12.29 | JP¥ 1921]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: 034058338x TRAVEL, HISTORY, PACIFIC, TONGA, FRIENDLY ISLES

 
BAIRD, JAMES B
Children of Africa
Oliphants London HB. Hardcover. Undated. In The Children's Missionary Series. A colonial, missionary view of Africa. With eight coloured plates. Brown decorated cloth a little worn and marked, presentation label to front paste-down, tight and sound, good in chipped and worn good DJ. 95pp 0. Good/Good.
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Book number: 8971
GBP 14.78 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 US$ 19.1 | JP¥ 2986]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: AFRICA, MISSION, COLONIAL, CHILDREN'S, JUVENILE Children's

 
RICHARD BARNES
Eye on the Hill - Horse Travels in Britain
Frontier. 1987. (ISBN: 0950870137). Hardcover. Signed by the author to the title page verso. Riding, in 1977, from Wales to the Scottish Highlands and down to Norfolk, illustrated with photographs. VG in DJ that is lightly worn and marked but generally VG, not price-clipped. Very Good/Very Good. Signed by Author(s).
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Book number: 13988
GBP 23.96 [Appr.: EURO 28.5 US$ 30.97 | JP¥ 4840]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: 0950870137 travel, riding

 
BEAGLEHOLE, J C
The Exploration of the Pacific
A & C Black London 1st edition 1934 HB. Hardcover. 4 folding maps. In the series, "The Pioneer Histories." Blue cloth, very lightly sunned, neat pen inscription to front paste-down, small bump to top corner, front board, foxing to edge 0f page-block. Generally VG. No DJ. 411pp 0. Very Good.
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Book number: 3874
GBP 9.56 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 12.36 | JP¥ 1931]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: GENERAL, TRAVEL, PACIFIC, EXPLORATION, MAGELLAN, COOK General

 
BRUCE, JAMES
An Interesting Narrative of the Travels of James Bruce Esq Into Abyssinia
'Printed for and sold by all the booksellers in town and country' London. 1790. Hardcover. '.to discover the source of the Nile. Abridged from the original work to which is added notes and extracts from the travels of Dr. Shaw, M, Savary, and the Memoirs of Baron de Tott. ' This is the first abridged edition, published in the same year as the five volume first edition. Small octavo in original full leather. Head and tail have worn away. Leather spine title is missing, five raised headbands much worn. Spine and inner hinge repaired with nepalese papers, but still fragile. Corners of boards and edges much worn. Contemporary ink name to feps. Contents foxed throughout, occasional sooty marks. Erased pencil marks to rear ep. Two closed tears repaired. Good. 387pp 0. Good.
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Book number: 8752
GBP 147.42 [Appr.: EURO 175 US$ 190.54 | JP¥ 29779]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: TRAVEL, BLUE NILE, ABYSSINIA, HORN OF AFRICA, ETHIOPIA, EAST EIGHTEENTH CENTURY EUROPEAN TRAVELLERS, GEOGRAPHY, EGYPT, NORTH AFRICA

 
ZWART, CHRISTINE AND ILLUS. MACHIN, FRANCIS
Oxford - an Explorer's Guide
Explorer's Guides Oxford 1980 PB. (ISBN: 0950702307). Soft cover. A charming pictorial guidebook. Large stapled booklet, VG. 0. Very Good.
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Book number: 6937
GBP 5.92 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.65 | JP¥ 1196]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: 0950702307 GENERAL, TRAVEL, OXFORD, GUIDE General

 
DANIEL CONNER AND LORRAINE MILLER
Master Mariner: Capt. James Cook and the Peoples of the Pacific
Canongate. 1978. (ISBN: 0903937751). Hardcover. Generally VG, no inscriptions, in worn, creased, chipped, mended, DJ, good only. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: 13893
GBP 9.53 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 12.32 | JP¥ 1925]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: 0903937751 history, travel, biography, anthropology Biography Anthropology

 
COOPER, GORDON
A Fortnight in the Balearics
Percival Marshall & Co London 1963 PB. Soft cover. Reprint, first published in 1956. A snapshot of the islands in the past, focussing mainly on Mallorca and Minorca, though with a rapid overview of Ibiza and a still more sketchy look at Formentera. Covers worn and marked, no inscriptions, good. 90pp 0. Good.
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Book number: 8679
GBP 9.85 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.73 | JP¥ 1990]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: TRAVEL, TOURISM, SPAIN, SPANISH, IBIZA, FORMENTERA, MALLORCA, MINORCA

 
CORBRIDGE, SYLVIA LOVAL
We Go to Ireland
George G Harrap & Co London 1st 1959 HB. Hardcover. In the 'We Go' series. Prize label to ffep, o/w good, clean, tight and sound in slightly worn, mended, good DJ. 187pp 0. Good/Good.
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Book number: 8784
GBP 11.79 [Appr.: EURO 14 US$ 15.24 | JP¥ 2382]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: TRAVEL, IRISH, IRELAND, WE GO, GUIDEBOOK

 
DAWSON, R.B.
Livingstone the Hero of Africa
Seeley, Service & Co London 1929 HB. Hardcover. Good, light wear and marks to decorative covers, no inscriptions, no DJ, clean, tight and sound. 249pp 0. Good.
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Book number: 5300
GBP 9.94 [Appr.: EURO 12 US$ 12.85 | JP¥ 2008]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: GENERAL, TRAVEL, EXPLORATION, AFRICA, LIVINGSTONE General

 
DUMAS, ALEXANDRE
Tangier to Tunis
Peter Owen London 1959 HB. Hardcover. Translated and edited by A E Murch, with five illustrations. The writer's travels in North Africa in 1846. Ex-lib but minimal markings (number to spine and stamp to title verso only), new ffep, clean, tight and sound, no DJ. 191pp 0. Very Good.
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Book number: 8458
GBP 7.61 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 9.84 | JP¥ 1537]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: TRAVEL, MORROCO, ALGIERS, TUNISIA, DUMAS, MURCH

 
ESCUDO DE ORO ED.
All Sevilla
Escudo de Oro Barcelona 1984 PB. (ISBN: 8437806178). Soft cover. A lavishly illustrated guidebook to this Spanish city, text in English. Very slightly edge-worn, generally VG. 95pp 0. Very Good.
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Book number: 6613
GBP 5.92 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.65 | JP¥ 1196]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: 8437806178 GENERAL, TRAVEL, GUIDE BOOK, ANDALUCIA, SPAIN General

 
ELYASHKEVICH, M. L. (TRANSLATOR)
A Short Guide-Book to Leningrad
1966 PB. Soft cover. No publisher details listed in English. Book translated from the Russian, fascinating piece of history, full of propaganda. Good 163pp 0. Good.
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Book number: 6507
GBP 9.85 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.73 | JP¥ 1990]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: GENERAL, TRAVEL, ST PETERSBURG, LENINGRAD, 5 YEAR PLAN General

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