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Bacon's Survey Map of Central Scotland
Manchester, UK, G W Bacon. Hardback, Dustjacket: No Jacket. . Linen-backed map folding to fit between dark red-brown cloth-covered boards. Map copyright John Bartholomew and Co, Edinburgh. Scale 2 miles to one inch (from measurement of the scale). The map measures just over 35.5 inches by 47 inches (including margins) and the boards 9.5 by 8 inches. Undated, but contents suggest early 20th century; COPAC libraries give dates from 1906 to 1909. Photographs on request. Condition: Boards rubbed and bumped, with missing spine strip. Map in very good condition with just a small area of creasing to one corner, affecting margin area only. Very Good.
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Book number: 6511
GBP 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 106.5 US$ 121.11 | JP¥ 13013]
Keywords: Map, Geography, Scotland

 
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Bartholomew's Handy Reference Atlas of London and Suburbs.
Edinburgh, John Bartholomew & Son Ltd, 1930, 6th. Hardback, Dustjacket: No Jacket. Size: 8vo. 6th edition, revised and enlarged. Red cloth-covered boards, black titles to spine and spine, publisher's advertisements across end papers and 3 leaves at end, introductory text followed by various detail black and white maps (London Clubs, Electric Railways and others), Index to sections (p 10, map of Railways and Postal Districts (across pp 2 and 3), then 80 pages of the coloured street maps and 134 pages of index to maps. Condition: Some bumping and rubbing to the boards; light spotting to earliest pages, some soiling to fore edges. Maps clean and sound. Very Good.
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Book number: 4914
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 45 US$ 51 | JP¥ 5479]
Keywords: Atlas, London

 
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Bartholomew's Pocket Atlas and Guide to London.
Edinburgh, John Bartholomew & Son Ltd, 1929. Hardback, Dustjacket: No Jacket. Size: 12mo. Red cloth-covered boards, black titles to spine and front board. Contents: prelims and text of guide to p 29, then 6 pages of plans (Westminster Abbey, St Paul's), double page map of Electric Railways, then plan of The Tower, map showing locations of theatres, with publisher's advertisement to verso. The 18 plates of colour maps follow, with Index of Streets and Railway Stations to verso of these, then 8 leaves of publisher's advertisements/catalogue, with more advertisements across both sets of end papers. Condition: Boards rubbed, bumped and with ink stain to top inch or so of spine strip; spine strip frayed, binding pulled at Contents page. Previous owner's name in pencil to front free end paper. Good.
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Book number: 6656
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 45 US$ 51 | JP¥ 5479]
Keywords: London, Atlas

 
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Beckmanns Welt-Atlas.
Leipzig and Vienna, Otto Beckmann, 1930. Hardback, Dustjacket: No Jacket. Size: 8vo. With 244 maps ("244 Haupt- und Nebenkarten"). Half leather on blue cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine. Condition: Leather a little rubbed, some creasing to title page, otherwise very good inside and out. Very Good.
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Book number: 4827
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 19.12 | JP¥ 2055]
Keywords: world atlas, German atlas

 
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The Boundaries of Canada, its Provinces and Territories.
Ottawa, Canada Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, 1954. Paperback, Dustjacket: No jacket. Size: 4to. Paper covers, 142 pp. A source of information on the history of Canada's political geography. Condition: Covers a little worn but a clean, sound copy. . Good.
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Book number: 5219
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 19.12 | JP¥ 2055]
Keywords: Geography, Maps, Atlases

 
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Cassell's Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland.
London, Cassell and Company, 1900. Hardback, Dustjacket: No Jacket. Size: 4to. Three volumes (comprising six logical volumes), complete, published 1899-1900. Sub-title: 'being a complete topographical dictionary of the United Kingdom'. With numerous illustrations (small images in run of text, typically from photographs) and sixty maps (plates, coloured, folding). Red cloth-covered boards, black titles to front board and spine. Volume 1 A-FROME Part 1 paginated 1-480 Part 2 1-472; Volume 2 FROM-NEW Part 1 1-472, Part 2 1-472; Volume 3 NEW-Z Part 1 1-472, Part 2 1-472 pages. With 60 maps but only 59 unique maps. A manufacturing fault has resulted in the following error: instead of Map IV for Scotland (the bulk of Sutherland) required in Volume 2 Part 2 at page 241, there is a second copy of the map V of Scotland (Caithness). All other maps collate as required. Condition: Some foxing to verso of maps and to face of several maps, typically along the creases. Foxing to end papers, age toning/darkening to margins of earliest pages of each volume. Boards rubbed and with wear, especially to Volume 3, whose spine is split away from the front board for 2 or 3 inches at the top; the text block of this volume is detached from the rear board. Dust soiling to bottom external edges of text blocks, staining to same of Volume 1 (but no staining to pages or maps). Text block of Volume 3 is a little warped. Weight before packing 7 kg; extra postage will be needed for destinations outside the UK.. Good.
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Book number: 5323
GBP 105.00 [Appr.: EURO 117.75 US$ 133.86 | JP¥ 14383]
Keywords: gazetteer, Great Britain, Ireland

 
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Catalogue of the Maps and Plans and other Publications of the Ordnance Survey of Saorstat Eirann at 30th June 1933.
Dublin, The Stationery Office, 1933. Paperback, Dustjacket: No Jacket. . Original blue paper covers, 44 pages. Condition: Covers soiled and ragged, with crude repairs. Foxing here and there to text pages, which are generally gruby and tired-looking. Fold-out map indexes with some darkening to verso but otherwise clean and unmarked. Fair.
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Book number: 6255
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.25 US$ 31.87 | JP¥ 3424]

 
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General Index to the First Twenty Volumes of the Geographical Journal, 1893-1902, General Index to the Second Twenty Volumes of the Geographical Journal, 1893-1903 - 1912, Third General Index to the Geographical Journal Vols XLI to LX 1913-1922.
London, Royal Geographical Society, 1906, First edition. ISBN: 582465192. Hardback, Dustjacket: No Jacket. Size: 8vo. Three volumes, each in blue cloth-covered boards and with the original blue paper cover pasted to the front board. Unmarked spines (ie no titles). Published in 1906, 1925 and 1930. Condition: Smart, tidy bindings in good, clean order. Weight before packing 3.4 kg; extra postage will be needed for destinations outside the UK.. Very Good.
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Book number: 6723
GBP 68.00 [Appr.: EURO 76.25 US$ 86.69 | JP¥ 9314]
Keywords: Geographical Journal, Royal Geographical Society

 
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Handy Atlas of the Counties of England.
London, George Philip and Son. Hardback, Dustjacket: No jacket. Size: 8vo. Described as "Including maps of the County of London, North and South Wales, Channel Islands, the Isle of Man, and plans on an enlarged scale of the environs of six important towns. New and enlarged edition, shewing every railway station in England and Wales. Consulting index." Undated. Red cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine and front board, gilt decoration to front board. Pages 1 to 4 give lists of parliamentary boroughs of England and Wales and also of County divisions according to the Redistribution Bill of 1885. There are 45 maps and a 58 page index. Condition: Spine faded, front board stained and rubbed, boards overall solid but rubbed. Foxing to endpapers and to the first few text pages. Some foxing to verso of maps, but the maps themselves are in excellent condition. Good.
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Book number: 6295
GBP 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 78.5 US$ 89.24 | JP¥ 9588]
Keywords: Atlas, London

 
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Index to the Maps of England and Wales on the Scales of 25.344 and six-inches to One Mile.
London, HMSO. Hardback, Dustjacket: No Jacket. Size: Folio. Described as "Revised to 1939", but with no publication date. Lacks a title page; starts at page 1, Preface. A relatively modern re-casing, grey cloth-covered boards, hand-written paper label to front board. From pages 2 to 100 there are full or double page index maps for each county of England and Wales; amongst these are indexes supplied as folding maps, in which case the page is not numbered (and the page is additional to the numbered sequence). Other related material laid in: an index map of the 10,000 metre grid of England and Wales; index for the 1 inch to 1 mile 'New Popular Edition'; Combined Index Shewing Civil Parishes and the Ordnance Survey maps of Somerset on the 6-inch and 25-inch Scales; Combined Index Shewing Civil Parishes and the Ordnance Survey maps of Dorset on the 6-inch and 25-inch Scales; various related photocopies. Condition: Boards a little bumped and faded, contents in excellent condition. Weight before packing 1.1.kg; extra postage will be needed for destinations outside the UK.. Very Good.
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Book number: 6399
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 56.25 US$ 63.74 | JP¥ 6849]
Keywords: Ordnance Survey, United Kingdom, Maps, mapping, Dorset, Somerset

 
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The Journal of the Manchester Geographical Society III.
Manchester, Manchester Geographical Society, 1887, First edition. Hardback, Dustjacket: No Jacket. Size: 8vo. Bound in maroon cloth-covered boards, half leather, without its title page. Contents include China (with folding map), The Discovery of Britain, Railways in India, The Cotton Trade, Buganda (folding map) and Our Gold Supply. Condition: Leather very scuffed, boards sound, internally clean and firm. Very Good.
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Book number: 4842
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.25 US$ 31.87 | JP¥ 3424]
Keywords: Geography, Journals

 
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London Pocket Atlas.
Edinburgh, John Bartholomew and son Ltd, 1947. Hardback, Dustjacket: No jacket. Size: 12mo. Red cloth-covered boards, black titles to front board, six pages of plans (Westminster Abbey, St Paul's Cathedral et cetera), then Underground map, Index to map sections and then 36 pages of double page maps. Condition: Binding a little pulled at the map of Streatham and Dulwich, a small amount of wear to the front board, otherwise very good, inside and out. Very good.
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Book number: 6291
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 19.12 | JP¥ 2055]
Keywords: Atlas, London

 
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The Manchester Guardian Pictorial Geography of Yorkshire.
Manchester, UK, The Manchester Guardian, 1937, First edition. Hardback, Dustjacket: No jacket. . A text-book for use in schools, specially prepared by the staff of the Manchester Guardian Commercial. Red paper-covered card covers, black titles, 88 pages, many illustrations and photographs, and covering the geology, agriculture, industries etc of Yorkshire. With statistical summaries of much of this information, some of which starts as early as 1801. Condition: Boards rubbed but sound, contents clean and bright. Very good.
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Book number: 6264
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 US$ 12.75 | JP¥ 1370]
Keywords: Yorkshire, physical geography, geology, commercial geography

 
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Map Showing the Areas (within the Administrative County of London) Served by the Electric Lighting and Power Companies of London.
London, Geo. D. Atkin and Co. Hardback, Dustjacket: No jacket. Size: 8vo. Undated but approximately 1920. Linen backed map, folded into 32 sections each 5" x 7.5", (approximately 127 mm x 190 mm) and bound between dark blue cloth-covered boards, with paper label to front board. Scale 2.16 inches to a mile. Condition: Boards rubbed and bumped, map excellent. Very good.
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Book number: 5366
GBP 125.00 [Appr.: EURO 140.25 US$ 159.36 | JP¥ 17122]
Keywords: Electricity, History of Electricity, Electricity Supply, Maps

 
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On the Road, Dunlop Pictorial Road Plans Vol. VII.
Cheltenham and London, Ed J Burrow & Co Ltd. ISBN: 1870413156. Paperback, Dustjacket: No Jacket. Size: 8vo. Covering the road from London to Cambridge, King's Lynn, Norwich, Cromer, Yarmouth, Lowestoft, Felixstowe, Ipswich, Harwich & Clacton. Pagination: pp 1-4 advertisements, 5-22 introduction and index, p 23 Key Map for the series, pp 24-25 map of London, with distances to towns, then pp 26-125 pairs of pages, first an advertisement then, opposite, a schematic, illustrated map of one road section. Pp 126 to end, more advertisements. Illustrated card covers, brown and black on cream ground. Condition: Covers soiled and rubbed, wear to spine strip, contents clean and bright. Good.
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Book number: 6780
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 US$ 25.5 | JP¥ 2740]
Keywords: Road maps, motoring, history of motoring

 
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Ordnance Survey of Ireland. Indexes to the 1/2500 and 6-inch Scale Maps And Specimens of Different Maps Published..
Dublin, Ordnance Survey of Ireland.. Hardback, Dustjacket: No Jacket. Size: Folio. Undated; presumed first edition. "Price 1/-" (ie One Shilling). Green cloth-covered boards, black titles to front board and spine, 80 pp folllowed by 4 leaves of specimen maps (8 specimens). The specimen maps are in colour apart from the Specimen 6 Inch Scale and Speciment 25 Inch Scale (1/2500). Small blind stamp for Stanford's to title page. Condition: Cloth frayed along edges, some spotting/fading to front board, some bumping to corners of text bock; pages clean, bright and unmarked. Binding firm. Very Good.
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Book number: 6009
GBP 120.00 [Appr.: EURO 134.5 US$ 152.99 | JP¥ 16437]
Keywords: cartography, Ireland, Ordnance Survey

 
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Ordnance Survey of Great Britain: Scotland. Indexes to the 12500 and 6-inch Scale Maps and Small Specimens of different Maps published.
Ordnance Survey of Great Britain. Hardback, Dustjacket: No Jacket. Size: Folio. Undated. "Price 5/-". Mid-blue cloth-covered boards, black titles to front board and spine. The title page has a pencil note: "Up to date Oct 1929". Title page, Preface, then indexes paginated 2-75, then 3 pages (two leaves) of specimen maps. This copy has clearly been updated while in use; several pages have 'Not to be used see Page ..." in neat ink at the bottom of the page, while one page has the 'Not to be used' note but has a loose Index map laid in as replacement. Condition: Cloth a little frayed along edges, some bumping to corners of text bock, a little marking to the boards; pages clean, bright and unmarked (except as indicated above). Binding strained across pp 48-49, otherwise firm. One page has marks of removed staples. Very Good.
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Book number: 6010
GBP 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 78.5 US$ 89.24 | JP¥ 9588]
Keywords: cartography, Ordnance Survey, geography

 
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Ordnance Survey of Great Britain: Scotland. Indexes to the 12500 and 6-inch Scale Maps and Small Specimens of different Maps published.
Ordnance Survey of Great Britain. Hardback, Dustjacket: No Jacket. Size: Folio. Undated. "Price 1/-". Light blue cloth-covered boards, black titles to front board and spine, title page then 5 leaves of specimen maps, unpaginated, in colour apart from the Specimen 6 Inch Scale (1/10,560) and Specimen 25 Inch Scale (1/2500), Preface p1, and Indexes pp 2-75. Specimens are of 1/1,000,000, 10 Mile Scale (1/633,600), 2 Mile Scale (1/126720), 1/4 Inch Scale (1/253,440) Revised, 1 Inch Scale (1/63,360) Revised [of which there is one outline specimen, one coloured], 1 Inch Scale (1/63,360) Revised with hills in black, 1 Inch Scale (1/63,360) Revised with hills in brown, Specimen 6 Inch Scale (1/10,560) Town, 25 Inch Scale (1/2,500). Condition: Cloth frayed along edges, some rubbing, staining to front board, some bumping to corners of text bock; age-tanning to pages but these are clean, bright and unmarked. Binding firm. Very Good.
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Book number: 6004
GBP 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 112.25 US$ 127.49 | JP¥ 13698]
Keywords: cartography, Ordnance Survey, geography

 
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Ordnance Survey of Great Britain: Scotland. Indexes to the 12500 and 6-inch Scale Maps. Reprinted with an Introduction by Brian Adams.
Newtown, Wales, David Archer, 1993. ISBN: 095175757938. Hardback, Dustjacket: No Jacket. Size: 4to. "New enlarged edition". Quarto-sized reprinting and updating of the work first published "circa 1907" by the Ordnance Survey in Folio size, and with the contents of this work thus slightly reduced in size from the original. With an introduction that deals with the complex publication history of the maps covered and of their index maps, this work attempts to offer a comprehensive reference work for those trying to match a place in Scotland with its matching 6 inch or 1/2500 OS map, adding more recent work to the original early 20th century publication. Dark pink card covers, 96 pages. Main text by David Archer, Introduction by Brian Adams, Preface by Peter Milne. Condition: Clean and bright inside and out, almost as new. Very Good.
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Book number: 6011
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 19.12 | JP¥ 2055]
Keywords: cartography, Ordnance Survey, geography

 
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Prof A.L. Hickmann's Geographical-Statistic Universal Pocket Atlas.
London, Nilsson and Co. Hardback, Dustjacket: No jacket. Size: 12mo. Undated, but while the table of speed of various objects includes ocean-steamer, luggage train, Parliamentary train, velocipede (racing) and express train, there is no figure given for any type of motor car or horseless carriage. The latest year given for any head of state referred to in the table of rulers of countries is 1906. There are 79 pages of text including tables of facts, lists of weights and measures and so on, then 40 plates comprising full-colour maps, colourful statistical diagrams and coloured pictures of coinage and so on. Green cloth-covered boards, grey titles to spine and front board. Condition: The boards are worn, rubbed and spotted, the endpapers are a little damaged, the text pages age-darkened but clean and unmarked, and the plates all in very good condition. Very good.
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Book number: 6290
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 45 US$ 51 | JP¥ 5479]
Keywords: Atlas, statistics, social history

 
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Ramblers' Atlas of Public Forests: Showing Land in England, Scotland and Wales Held by the Forestry Commission.
London, The Ramblers' Association, 1997, 2nd. ISBN: 1901184021. Paperback, Dustjacket: No Jacket. Size: 4to. With 34 pages of maps, with an Index page. Condition: Almost as new. Very Good.
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Book number: 5078
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.5 US$ 15.3 | JP¥ 1644]

 
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Reference Atlas of Greater London.
Edinburgh, John Bartholomew & Son Ltd, 1968, 13th. Hardback, Dustjacket: No Jacket. Size: 8vo. Red cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, 340 pages, Key to maps across front end papers, London Tube map to rear end papers, maps numbered 1 to 163, two inches to the mile, and Map 164 showing the growth of Greater London. Large octavo. Condition: Boards a little bumped and rubbed, binding firm, pages clean and bright. Very Good.
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Book number: 4542
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 33.75 US$ 38.25 | JP¥ 4109]
Keywords: Atlas, London

 
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The Reference Atlas of the World.
Glasgow, R W Forsyth Ltd. Hardback, Dustjacket: No Jacket. Size: 4to. Title continues: "Containing One Hundred and Twenty-Eight Plates and Complete Index". Produced for R W Forsyth, the ladies' and gent's outfitters of Glasgow and Edinburgh. Each pair of map pages has a pair of headers: "R W Forsyth Ltd Highland Ornament Makers" and "R W Forsyth Ltd Highland Boot & Shoe Makers". Published in 1920, as evidenced by the dated addendum slip listing the 8 additional maps added to show new frontiers etc arising from the 1919 Treaty of Versailles. Green cloth-covered boards, bevelled edges, black titles and gilt motif to front board, blind-stamped company motif to rear board. Condition: Boards rubbed and bumped, top and tail of spine strip frayed, small area of damage to joint of spine strip (back edge). Binding strained across front end papers, which are a little soiled Old, faint pencil note (gift inscription?) mostly erased to front free end paper, front free end paper soiled. Age-tanning to text pages and to extreme margins of maps, which are otherwise clean and bright. Very Good.
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Book number: 6660
GBP 100.00 [Appr.: EURO 112.25 US$ 127.49 | JP¥ 13698]
Keywords: Glasgow, Edinburgh, Forsyth, Atlas

 
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A Social and Economic Atlas of India.
Delhi, Oxford University Press, 1987. ISBN: 195620410. Hardback, Dustjacket: Very good. Size: Folio. Dark blue cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine, 254 pages, maps, charts etc covering land, people, climate, natural resources, infrastructure, produce etc. With a transparent world-map overlay in front pocket. Condition: Title page creased, front free end paper pulling away from casing for top few inches; thereafter a clean, bright, sound copy. A little edge wear to the unclipped dust jacket. Weight before packing 1.6 kg; extra postage will be needed for destinations outside the UK.. Very Good.
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Book number: 5877
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 20.25 US$ 22.95 | JP¥ 2466]
Keywords: India, physical geography, economic geography

 
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South Wales Ports.
Cardiff, British Transport Commission, 1960. ISBN: 0855112808. Paperback, Dustjacket: No Jacket. Size: 8vo. Pink and blue card covers, 96 pages with many illustrations from photographs, charts, tables etc, Advertising Section paginated i to xlviii- advertisers include Burt, Boulton and Haywood (Importers of Telegraph Poles), Beal and Sons Anchor and Cables, and many more. Condition: Covers word at edges, small bump to fore edge of text block. Internally clean and unmarked. Good.
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Book number: 6814
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.5 US$ 25.5 | JP¥ 2740]
Keywords: Wales, shipping

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