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BOGLI, ALFRED AND FRANKE HERBERT W
Radiant Darkness - the Wonderful World of Caves
London, George G Harrap & Co. 1967. Hardcover. Translated by B M Charleston and H Griffin. Illustrated in colour and b/w, this covers speleology over the last 200 years and evidence for the Prehistoric. VG, no inscriptions, in edge-worn, chipped, mended, good DJ, not price-clipped. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: BYB9448
GBP 14.68 [Appr.: EURO 17.25 US$ 19.05 | JP¥ 2065]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: nature, caves, caving, speleology, pot-holing Nature Sport

 
FORUM ALPINUM
Forum Alpinum
Zurich, Forum alpinum. 1965. Hardcover. A detailed study of the seven regions of Switzerland, with text in the four languages. Loosely laid in is an English language translation and a fold-out coloured wood-cut. Covers a little worn and marked, no inscriptions or annotation, generally VG in VG DJ. A heavy book. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: BYB11774
GBP 22.67 [Appr.: EURO 26.5 US$ 29.42 | JP¥ 3189]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: Switzerland, sociology, ethnology, travel History

 
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: BYB10058
GBP 8.81 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 US$ 11.43 | JP¥ 1239]
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: BYB8971
GBP 12.72 [Appr.: EURO 15 US$ 16.5 | JP¥ 1789]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: Africa, mission, colonial, children's, juvenile children's

 
DE BOER, M G
Van Oude Voyagien
NV Uitgevers-mij 'Joost van den Vondel' Amsterdam HB. Hardcover. Undated. Third printing. Tales of early Dutch travellers and explorers, with many contemporary b/w illustrations. Text in Dutch. Red cloth, gold lettering and illustration, worn and marked, splits to spine edge, name plate to front paste-down, much age-mottling to prelims, internally clean, tight and sound, good. no dj 261pp 0. Good.
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Book number: BYB8715
GBP 24.42 [Appr.: EURO 28.5 US$ 31.69 | JP¥ 3435]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: travel, exploration, Netherlands, India, Nova-Zembla, Olivier van Noort, Willem Ysbrantsz Bontekoe, Abel Tasman Dutch

 
ROSS, ALAN S C AND MOVERLEY, A W WITH E SCHUBERT, H E AND ALARIC MAUDE, E H FLINT AND A C GIMSON
The Pitcairnese Language
OUP New York 1st 1964 HB. Hardcover. A philological study of the languages of Pitcairn Island, and Norfolk Island, contact languages which are a blend of English and Tahitian. Contains a history of both the islands and the languages therein, namely: Pitcairnese or Pitkern and Norfolkese or Norfuk. With phonetic transcriptions and contemporary gazetteers. Covers a little worn and marked, name to ffep, age-mottling to edge of page block, o/w VG, no DJ. 269pp 0. Very Good.