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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 13.85 [Appr.: EURO 15.5 US$ 17.48 | JP¥ 1969]
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 20.08 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 US$ 25.35 | JP¥ 2855]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: Switzerland, sociology, ethnology, travel History

 
G W BACON & CO
Bacon's Motoring and Cycling Road Map: Birmingham District: Half-Inch Series
London, G W Bacon. Soft cover. Undated - 1920's? Priced three shillings. Cloth map, brown covers worn and marked, name to front paste-down dated 1924, splits around one folded section but generally sound, good. 0. Good.
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Book number: BYB11040
GBP 10.28 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 12.98 | JP¥ 1461]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: map, Birmingham, Bacon's, travel

 
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 8.39 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.59 | JP¥ 1193]
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 11.45 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 US$ 14.45 | JP¥ 1628]
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 21.63 [Appr.: EURO 24.25 US$ 27.3 | JP¥ 3075]
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.
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Book number: BYB8437
GBP 27.99 [Appr.: EURO 31.25 US$ 35.33 | JP¥ 3979]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: Pitcairnese, Pitkern, Norfuk, Norfolkese, linguistics, Islands, Pidgins and Creoles, Norf'k, contact languages, Bligh, The Bounty mutineers,

 
CASATI, GAETANO
Zehn Jahre in Aquatoria Und Die Ruckkehr Mit Emin Pascha Vols One and Two
Buchnersche Verlagsbuchhandlung Bamberg 1891 HB. Hardcover. Translated by Karl von Reinhardstottner, this classic Italian account of travels and misadventure in the Sudan is fully illustrated in b/w, printed in a Gothic black letter script, and complete in two volumes. Text in German. Reading copy only - the illustrative covers are much worn and marked, practically disbound, as many of the gatherings are coming loose. 0. reading copy.
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Book number: BYB8631
GBP 16.54 [Appr.: EURO 18.5 US$ 20.88 | JP¥ 2351]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: Equatorial Africa, Ethnology, Emin Pasha, Sudan, Mahdi, Nilotic German

 
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: BYB8679
GBP 6.25 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 7.89 | JP¥ 889]
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: BYB8784
GBP 17.99 [Appr.: EURO 20.25 US$ 22.71 | JP¥ 2558]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: travel, Irish, Ireland, We Go, guidebook

 
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 only), new ffep, clean, tight and sound, no DJ. 191pp 0. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB8458
GBP 21.63 [Appr.: EURO 24.25 US$ 27.3 | JP¥ 3075]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: travel, Morroco, Algiers, Tunisia, Dumas, Murch

 
EVERSLEY, RUTH
Wasdale - a Celebration in Words and Pictures
Beckermet, Michael Moon. 1981. (ISBN: 0904131254). Hardcover. A collection of words and pictures about one of the loveliest Lake District valleys. Ex-lib, missing ffep, clean and sound, good in marked, creased, mended, good DJ. Good/Good.
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Book number: BYB10085
GBP 8.38 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.58 | JP¥ 1191]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: 0904131254 travel, local history, Lake District, Wasdale local history

 
FARMAR, AUSTIN
Place-Name Correspondences
London, David Nutt. 1904. Hardcover. Stamped Celtic spiral design to front board, gold lettering to spine, boards a little worn and marked, crease to front board, no inscriptions, occasional marginal pencil marks, tight and sound, good, no DJ. General comparative driven approach to p-n. studies using tables of agglomerations, correlatives in form etc. Good.
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Book number: BYB9549
GBP 35.29 [Appr.: EURO 39.5 US$ 44.54 | JP¥ 5017]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: Place-name studies. onomastics, linguistics.

 
FIENNES, RANULPH
A Talent for Trouble
London, Hodder and Stoughton. 1970. (ISBN: 0340128453). Hardcover. His first expedition, by hovercraft up the Nile. Green cloth, map end-papers, tiny ink scribble to ffep, no inscriptions, VG in edge-worn, slightly chipped, price-clipped, good DJ. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: BYB11124
GBP 25.82 [Appr.: EURO 28.75 US$ 32.59 | JP¥ 3671]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: 0340128453 travel, exploration, biography Biography

 
FLADMARK, J M, ED.
Cultural Tourism
Wimbledon, Donhead. 1994. (ISBN: 1873394152). Hardcover. Papers presented at the Robert Gordon University Heritage Convention 1994, on how to enhance and exploit art and culture for tourism, especially in Scotland, also in Ireland, elsewhere in Europe and in USA. VG, no inscriptions, in VG Dj. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: BYB11826
GBP 10.21 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 12.89 | JP¥ 1452]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: 1873394152 travel, sociology, art, culture Sociology Art

 
DENYS BRUNSDEN, RITA GARDNER, ANDREW GOUDIE AND DAVID JONES
Land Shapes
Newton Abbot, David and Charles/Channel 4. 1988. (ISBN: 0715392166). Hardcover. An evocation and explanation of Britain's landscape, fully illustrated. VG, small address label to ffep, in VG DJ. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: BYB9854
GBP 14.03 [Appr.: EURO 15.75 US$ 17.71 | JP¥ 1995]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: 0715392166 geography, geology, landscape, topography

 
HEISS, L
Askania-Nova - Animal Paradise in Russia - Adventure of the Falz-Fein Family
London, The Bodley Head. 1970. (ISBN: 0370013387). Hardcover. 'A million acres in the Ukraine - the largest open-air zoo in the world'. A biography of the Falz-Fein family who started it. VG, no inscriptions, in edge-worn, mended, good DJ. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: BYB10071
GBP 11.17 [Appr.: EURO 12.5 US$ 14.1 | JP¥ 1588]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: 0370013387 biography, travel, Askania-nova, zoo, zoology Biography Nature

 
HERBERT, MARIE
The Reindeer People: Travels in Lappland
London, Hodder and Stoughton. 1976. (ISBN: 0340212195). Hardcover. Following migration routes with the Sami in the mid-'70s. Ownership plate to front paste-down, no other inscriptions, VG in slightly edge-worn, price-clipped, good DJ. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: BYB11489
GBP 11.37 [Appr.: EURO 12.75 US$ 14.35 | JP¥ 1616]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: 0340212195 travel, Sami, Lapp, Norway, Sweden, Finland

 
HORNELL, JAMES
Fishing in Many Waters
Cambridge, University Press. 1950. Hardcover. Research into fishing methods around the world. Ex-lib, minimal marking, red cloth marked and worn, good, no DJ. Good.
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Book number: BYB10159
GBP 12.52 [Appr.: EURO 14 US$ 15.8 | JP¥ 1780]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: travel, fishing, anthropology Nature

 
HOWELLS, ROSCOE
Caldey
Llandysul, Gomer Press. 1984. (ISBN: 0863830870). Hardcover. A history of this Pembrokeshire island and its monastic community. Map end-papers, no inscriptions, VG in VG DJ. Very Good/Very Good.
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Book number: BYB11839
GBP 7.06 [Appr.: EURO 8 US$ 8.91 | JP¥ 1004]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: 0863830870 history, travel, Wales Welsh History

 
WASHINGTON IRVING (THE AUTHOR OF THE SKETCH BOOK)
The Crayon Miscellany - 3 Vols, Complete
Philadelphia, Carey, Lea and Blanchard. 1835, 1st Edition. Hardcover. A Tour on the Prairies (1st US edition, 1st issue, 1st state, without 'No.1' to the spine title label, with 'binger' to p. 274), covers marked and worn, spine label rubbed, stains to pages throughout, chip to back free end-paper, small hole to spine and last few pages of advertisements, good. No.2, Abbotsford and Newstead Abbey (1st edition, 1st issue), covers marked and worn, spine label chipped and rubbed, stains to some pages, good. No.3, Legends of the Conquest of Spain (1st edition, 1st issue), covers marked and worn, spine label sound, stains to a few pages, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB9757
GBP 152.47 [Appr.: EURO 169.75 US$ 192.45 | JP¥ 21676]
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Keywords: American, USA, Washington Irving, Crayon Miscellany, Tour on the Prairies, Abbotsford and Newstead, Legends of the Conquest of Spain History Biography

 
FRITSCH, ALBERT J WITH PHOTOGRAPHS BY WARREN E BRUNNER
Appalachia: A Meditation
Chicago, Loyola University Press. 1986. (ISBN: 0829405364). Soft cover. B/w photographs spanning the seasons, facing a biblical quotation and a meditative paragraph. Light wear to illustrative covers, no inscriptions, tight and sound, good. Good.
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Book number: BYB10080
GBP 8.38 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 US$ 10.58 | JP¥ 1191]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: 0829405364 travel, religion, philosophy, photography Philosophy

 
KINGSTON, WILLIAM, H G
The Western World - Picturesque Sketches of Nature & Natural History in Northern and Central America
T Nelson & Sons London 1884 HB. Hardcover. With 86 engravings. Geographical features, plants, wildlife and native peoples in Canada, the United States, Mexico and Central America. Illustrative covers (Mammoth Cave, birds) much worn and marked, decorative end-papers mended to the hinges, name to ffep, pages yellowed and with some grubby marks, good, no DJ. 278pp 0. Good.
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Book number: BYB9057
GBP 35.62 [Appr.: EURO 39.75 US$ 44.96 | JP¥ 5064]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: travel, geography, wildlife, natural history, history, Native American, Red Indian,

 
LACHNIT, DOROTHA
Un Voyage Au Tibet
Paris, France Loisirs. 2000. (ISBN: 274413533x). Hardcover. A superbly illustrated guide to Tibet, text in French. VG in very lightly worn, good DJ. Very Good/Good.
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Book number: BYB9703
GBP 13.89 [Appr.: EURO 15.5 US$ 17.53 | JP¥ 1975]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: 274413533x travel, Tibetan, Tibet, France, French

 
LANDA, M J
From North to South by the Electric St. Gotthard Line
Berne, Swiss Federal Railways. 1922. Soft cover. With atmospheric b/w photographs to every page, and a fold-out map. Stapled booklet, very light wear to the covers, no inscriptions, generally VG. Very Good.
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Book number: BYB12034
GBP 7.54 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 US$ 9.52 | JP¥ 1072]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: travel, railways, trains, Switzerland transport

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