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AKIMOTO, SHUNKICHI.
THE LURE OF JAPAN.
Tokyo, Japan. Board of Tourist Industry Japanese Government Railways, 1934., Ex Reference library. "Presented by Japanese Government Railways." is typed on library bookplate. 371 pages. 40 b./w. photographs on 32 pages. Folded map at end of book. The paper over endpages has split at hinges but lining underneath is still intact. Ends of spine are bumped. Library reference number on spine, & ocasional small library stamps in margins of pages, otherwise very good.. 1934
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Book number: 7525
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Keywords: Japan Japanese Tokyo Akan Yokohama Kobe Osaka Kyoto Kirishima Fuji Nikko

 
ALLEN, BOB.
A DALES WALK. A Long-Distance Walk Through England's Most Beautiful Scenery.
London. Michael Joseph, 1997., 178 pages. Describes 6 walks starting with Leyburn to Aysgarth, ending with Reeth to Richmond, plus 3 circular walks, illustrated with colour photographs & sketch maps. Cover & contents near fine, no inscription or marks, Near fine d./w., priced £16.99. ISBN 0718141350. 1997
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Book number: 7981
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Keywords: walks Dales Yorkshire Kirkby Stephen Keld Reeth Richmond Hawes Thwaite Aysgarth Leyburn

 
ALLEN, CHARLES.
RAJ. A Scrapbook of British India. 1877-1947.
London. Book Club Associates / Andre Deutsch, 1977., 142 pages, with old photographs, newspaper cuttings, advertisments, prints in black & white and sepia on almost every page. 10¼" x 8". Near fine except for previous owner's name & date on bottom of half title page. D./w. is slightly faded on spine o./w. near fine. 1977
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Book number: 3154
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Keywords: India Raj Curzon

 
ALLISON, J. E.
SIDELIGHTS ON TRANMERE.
Birkenhead. Birkenhead History Society & Countryvise, 1976., Softback. Anecdotes & memories of the town of Tranmere, on the River Mersey near Birkenhead, on Wirral. 99 pages. 22cm. x 15cm. 23 b./w. photographs & illustrations. Priced on back cover £4.95. Very good, no inscription or marks, but one page sticks out, and although all pages are intact & not loose at all I think in the future this book will need careful handling. It won't be able to stand being bent back. In its favour its not a common book. ISBN 0907768830. 1976
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Book number: 6966
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Keywords: Tranmere Mersey Wirral Cheshire Birkenhead Cammel Laird Rock Ferry Merseyside

 
ANON.
THE AUSTRALIAN COUNTRYSIDE IN PICTURES.
Melbourne, Australia. The Sun News Pictorial, Colorgravure Publication, undated c. 1950, Although not dated, the clothes, the cars, and the words "but in 1947" in a sentence narrow it down to arrive 1950! 240 pages. 24 photographs and pictures in colour, and over 300 in gravure. Contents clean & near fine, no inscription or marks. D./w. is worn & torn, repaired on inside with sellotape which is now old & yellowed. 24cm. x 18.5cm. 1950.
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Book number: 7620
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Keywords: Australia Victoria Queensland New South Wales Tasmania

 
ANON.
BESANCON et les Sites pittoresques du Departement du Doubs. Guide Du Visiteur.
Besancon, France. Librairie Alexandre Brocandel Succ', undated., Slim, 64 page guide book, in French. 30 b./w. photographs. From the photographs it was probably published about 1920. Besancon is about 406 kilometres from Paris by train. Contents clean but stiff card cover has some small ink spots.
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Book number: 7701
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Keywords: Besancon France guide book Alexandre Brocandel

 
ANON
THE BROADS and RIVERS OF NORFOLK AND SUFFOLK. A Ward Lock's Red Guide
London. Ward Lock, 1952, Hardback. Undated, but one advertisments is dated 1952, & it has a price label of 7/6. 176 pages + 7 pages in the front & xiii pages in the back of advertisments. 7 folded maps & plans. 24 b./w. photographs on 16 pages. No d./w. 17.25cm. x 11.25cm. 1960
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Book number: 9160
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Keywords: Great Yarmouth Lowestoft Gorleston-on-Sea Bungay Norwich Burgh Castle Fritton Lake Barton Broad The Broads Rollesby

 
ANON; ADAM, ROBERT M. (PHOTOGRAPHY) & NEILSON, W.K.R. (PHOTOGRAPHY).
GUIDE TO ARRAN.
Edinburgh. The Scottish Youth Hostels Association, c.1947., Paperback pamphlet. 32 pages, 8 b./w. photographs & 1 map. Information on the 3 youth hostels on the Isle of Arran. About 60 years have gone by, so they may no longer be there, "Whiting Bay Y.H.", "Brodick Y.H." & "Loch Ranza Y.H." Near fine except tiny nick on side edge of back cover. Price on front "One Shilling". 7¼" x 4.75". No publication date but the S.Y.H.A.'s 1947 Year Book is advertised. 1947
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Book number: 1677
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Keywords: Arran Whiting Bay Brodick Loch Ranza Goat Fell Chir Mhor Lamlash Scottish Youth Hostel Scotland

 
ANON
LE MIRACLE SUISSE.
Zurich. Inter Verlag, 1947., Softback. 256 pages of black & white photographs of Switzerland. Its lovely scenery, architecture, industries, craftsmen & women at work, snow in winter, & children in summer meadows, all are quite charming & some are very beautful. Given to its customers by the firm " La Baloise' Compagnie D'Assurances Contre Les Risques De Transport, Bale Suisse, fondee en 1864." . Text and captions in French, English & German. 9½" x 8½". Near fine but inside of front cover & title page are slightly brownish or a bit foxed? . 1947
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Book number: 2242
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Keywords: Switzerland Geneva Zurich Alpine Rhone

 
ANON.
PICTURESQUE WIRRAL. Illustrated in a Series of 31 Views from Original Photographs.
Liverpool. Henry Young, 1913., Second edition, revised and enlarged, published January 1913. First published October 1912. Pages not numbered, but about 62. Black & white photographs. Contents clean & near fine but previous owner's name & date of 1920 on f.e.p. Cover has publisher's clear wrapper & is near fine but its back is marked with 5 spots of ink. 22.75cm. x 15cm. 1913
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Book number: 7718
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Keywords: 5716a Wirral Bidston Birkenhead Caldy Eastham Greasby Hooton Poole Hall

 
APSE, ANDRIS. (PHOTOGRAPER)
NEW ZEALAND LANDSCAPES.
Nelson, New Zealand. Craig Potton Publishing, 2001., Reprint, first published 1994. Introduction by Andy Dennis. 120 pages, illustrated in colour throughout, with some stunning colour photographs. Landscape format, 24.5cm. x 33.75cm. Near fine cover but bottom of spine slightly bumped, contents near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w. but bottom of spine is worn & small tear front bottom edge. ISBN 0908802234. 2001 ISBN: 0908802234
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Book number: 7946
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Keywords: New Zealand Urewera National Park Fiordland Coromandel Kaipo Valley Otago Rakaia Wairarapa

 
ARDAGH, JOHN
FRANCE TODAY. A New & Revised Edition of FRANCE IN THE 1980's.
London. Penguin Books, 1995., Reprint of revised edition published 1987, first published 1982 by Secker Warburg. 647 pages including bibliography & index. Contents near fine. Near fine card cover, priced on back £8.99. 7.75" x 5". ISBN 0140251855. 1995
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Book number: 6516
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Keywords: France French de Gaulle Paris Brittany Mitterrand Barre Malraux Giscard D'Estaing

 
ARMAJANI, YAHYA.
MIDDLE EAST PAST AND PRESENT.
Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. Prentice-Hall, 1970., 432 pages, including a chronology of important events, selected bibliography & index. Illustrated with black & white photographs & some maps. 23.5cm. x 15.5cm. Contents near fine, clean, no inscription or marks. Near fine cover except corners slightly bumped. No. d./w. ( Possibly SBN 135815797 ) 1970
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Book number: 7562
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.28 | JP¥ 357]
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Keywords: Middle East Islam Ottoman Safavid Arabs Arabic Persian Turks

 
ARNOLD, GUY.
MODERN NIGERIA.
London. Longman, 1977, Paperback. 192 pages including index. Near fine but corners bumped, and page edges slightly dusty. 20 b./w. photographs. ISBN 058264643X. 1977
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Book number: 5633
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.5 US$ 2.63 | JP¥ 285]
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Keywords: Nigeria Daisy108 Africa Obasanjo

 
ASBURY, HERBERT.
THE BARBARY COAST. An Informal History of the San Francisco Underworld.
London. Jarrolds, 1934., 314 pages. 21 b./ w. photographs & prints on 18 pages. Contents clean, except some faint foxing on the half-title, title page & following 2 pages, also some very faint foxing on the end pages. Cover is a bit grubby. No d./w. 1934
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Book number: 7872
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Keywords: Barbary Coast San Francisco Forty-Nine Gold-Rush California Yeba Buena Arthur Putnam

 
ASHTON, STEVE.
CLASSIC WALKS IN WALES.
London. Promotional Reprint Co., 1995., Teithian Cerdded Clasurol yng Nghymru." First published 1990 by Oxford Illustrated Press. 40 walks in Wales chosen by Ashton, divided into 10 sections. Each walk has a sketch map and some very good colour & b. & w. photographs. 143 pages, including a glossary of Welsh place names. 10" x 8¼". Fine condition, no inscription or marks. D./w. is near fine except its price clipped. ISBN 1856482103. 1995
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Book number: 619
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Keywords: Welsh Wales walking mountains Snowdon Snowdonia Brecon Beacons Llangollen Cambrian mountains Llugwy Anglesey

 
ATTERBURY, PAUL. (EDITOR)
A.A. BOOK OF THE SEASIDE. A Mile-by-Mile Guide to Britain's Coastline.
London. Automobile Association /Drive Publications, 1972, Britain's coastline is 6000 miles long. This comprehensive guide describes it all, the beaches, wildlife, cliffs, lighthouses etc., and what special things to see. 479 pages, of which 318 pages are maps & descriptions of Britain's coast. Contents near fine, no inscription or marks. Laminated cover is near fine but corners slightly bumped. No d./w. 1972
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Book number: 5956
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Keywords: seaside Daisy167 map seaside beach coast coastline sea cliff lighthouse sands

 
AUSTIN, KATHLEEN M. (COMPILED BY) AND CRAIGIE, JOHN R.S. (ILLUSTRATER)
THE FFESTINIOG LOG. Rambles & Scrambles and Matters of Local Interest in the Ffestiniog District.
Liverpool. Merseyside Youth Hostels, Ltd.,1947., Booklet. 40 pages. 8 b./w. scraper-board illustrations, & a "Sketch Map of Ffestiniog" by John R.S. Craigie on centre pages showing roads, lanes, tracks, footpaths, railways, rivers etc., & places of interest. Contents clean, no inscription or marks. Card cover is slightly soiled on back, and tip of front bottom corner is missing, otherwise near fine.. 1947
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Book number: 7504
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Keywords: Blaenau Ffestiniog North Wales Youth Hostel Manod Quarries Dolwyddelan Moel Siabod Rhos-Wen Myn-y-Manod Llyn Cwmorthan Trawsfynydd

 
AUTHOR NOT STATED.
HORRABRIDGE and DISTRICT. Part One, Part Two, Part Three, Part Four & Part Five.
Horrabridge, Devon. 1980-1982., 5 booklets. Part 1. Horrabridge Village, the Bridge & River Walkham, 16 pages. Part 2. Tin and Copper Mines of Horrabridge, 24 pages. Part 3. Bible Christian, Wesleyan and Anglican Churches of Horrabridge, 26 pages. Part 4. Horrabridge and District Notable Local Families. The Colliers, 20 pages. Part 5. Isaac Foot of Horrabridge,14 pages. All have black & white illustrations and are in near fine condition, no inscription or marks. All stiff card covers are near fine. 21cm. x 15cm. The 5th booklet is about the Foot family, including Michael Foot. 1980
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Book number: 7557
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Keywords: 5687a 5712 Horrabridge Devon River Walkham tin mine copper mine Colliers Foot

 
BAIN, KENNETH.
THE NEW FRIENDLY ISLANDERS.The Tonga of King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV.
London. Hodder & Stoughton, 1993., Published to mark the occasion of the seventy -fifth birthday of the King on 4 July 1993." With foreword by the King of Tonga. The Islands of Tonga, named by Captain Cook "The Friendly Islands." are the last surviving kingdom in Polynesia. 205 pages, including glossary. 8 b./w. photographs. Near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w., not price clipped (£17.99) ISBN 034058338X. 1993
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Book number: 5953
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Keywords: Tonga Lifuka Polynesia King Taufa'ahau King Tupouto Pacific

 
BAIRD, DAVID AND BAIRSTOW, LYNNE.
FROMMER'S MEXICO. 2006.
Hoboken, New Jersey. Wiley Publishing, 2005., Ex Library. Paperback. 3 double page maps & 1 page map, 786 pages. 72 maps, and a folded map in back which has been detached. Contents near fine apart from library marks. Cover near fine, priced on back £13.99. 20.5 cm. x 15 cm. ISBN 0764587951. 2006
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Book number: 7033
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Keywords: Mexico Yucatan Mayan Oaxaca Guadalajara Acapulco Baja Chichen Itza Puerta

 
BALLARD, SEBASTIAN.
SOUTH AFRICA HANDBOOK 2000.
London. Fontana, 2000, Paperback. 4th edition. 908 pages and 11 pages of maps at the end. 21cm. x 12.5cm. Contents near fine. Cover is near fine but front top corner is slightly bumped, priced on back £14.99. ISBN 1900949431 2000
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Book number: 4901
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Keywords: South Africa Lesotho Swaziland Kruger Kalahari Zulu Cape Town Johannesburg Durban Pretoria

 
BANKS, F.R.
THE PENGUIN GUIDE TO LONDON.
London. Book Club / Penguin, 1981, Reprint, revised & updated. Useful guide, it lists places of interest & how to get there, whether by train, bus or tube. 580 pages including list of architectural terms & index. 27 plans & maps. Near fine, no inscription or marks, in white cover. Near fine d./w. but edges slightly bumped. 8¾" x 5¾". 1981
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Book number: 4760
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Keywords: London City of London Thames Westminster Parliament Soho St. Paul's

 
BARBER, RICHARD.
The Companion Guide To South West France, Bordeaux & Dordogne.
London. Collins, 1977., Limpback. The beautiful wine growing areas of Cognac & Bordeaux and the Dordogne Valley are described in this Guide. It covers southwest France from Poitiers in the north, to Pau in the south, from the sea in the east to Limoges & Sarlat in the west. 288 pages. 39 b.& w. photographs. 12 b.& w. maps & plans. 8¼" x 5¼". Near fine, no inscription or marks. ISBN 0002167735. 1977
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Book number: 1363
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Keywords: France Bordeaux Dordogne Cognac Poitiers Medoc Lascaux

 
BARBER, NOEL
THE WHITE DESERT.
London. Hodder & Stoughton, 1958., First edition. "Barber's personal story of the Commomwealth Trans-Atlantic Expedition." He arrived on an American plane & was the first Briton to reach the South Pole since Scott & his companions in 1912. Fuchs & Hillary arrived from the opposite direction. 205 pages. 31 b./w. photographs. Cover & contents near fine, no inscription or marks, but top is slightly dusty. Near fine d./w., not price clipped (16s., or 80p.) but edges & corners are slightly worn & rubbed. 21 cm. x 14.5 cm. 1958
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Book number: 6900
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Keywords: 5556 Antarctic Vivian Fuchs Edmund Hillary Shackleton

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