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Bacon's County Map of Suffolk with Parts of Adjoining Counties
London, G. W. Bacon Ltd. ND (1930s).An 18 panel linen-backed map measuring 24 by 18 inches unfolded,The stiff card covers show very light wear and soiling. The coloured map is in excellent condition. The scale is one inch to htree miles. Tabbed inside the front cover is an alphabetical index to principal towns, villages and railway stations in Suffolk.
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Book number: 36288
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1109]
Keywords: Cartography;Maps;;;;;;;

 
La Citta Di Roma Ovvero Breve Descrizione Di Questa Superba Citta
Roma (Rome, Italy), Venanzio Monaldini et al, 1779. Leather Bound. pp. 444.12mo. Bound in original boards; spine strengthened with japon paper. In the original boards, now well-worn. The leather spine had a vertical crack, from head to foot, but this has now been expertly repaired and covered over with with matching japon paper, and a paper spine label. The front hinge was cracked, and the endpapers were beyond salvation, so the hinge has been repaired and the endpapers replaced. The comprehensive index at the end of the book has some early ink interlineations and annotations. The text is otherwise remarkably clean and the folding maps are really quite nice. Overall, a good, to good plus, copy of this rather rare work. Ill.: sixteen folding maps. 'Con due piante generali, e quelle de'suoi quattordici Rioni, incisi in rame per comodo de'Forestieri.' Two volumes ('parte') in one. The text is in Italian. No author identified. WorldCat has two distinct listings for this title: one showing the author as Venanzio Monaldini, an Italian, and the other as Dominique Magnan, a Frenchman. Monaldini was a publisher and bookseller active in Rome during the 18th and early 19th centuries. He is shown as one of three co-publishers of this title. Magnan (1731-1796) is not. He is, however, known to be the author of several other similar works, published between 1765 to 1777. One reference describes him as a 'numismatic archaeologist'. However, the edition with Magnan as the author is usually described as being four volumes in one large quarto volume, with 44 plates and maps. Our title has 16 finely etched copperplate folding maps, but no plates. We suspect that our copy is a pirated edition of Magnan's work.
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Book number: 36450
USD 1500.00 [Appr.: EURO 1315 | £UK 1174.5 | JP¥ 166289]
Keywords: Rome;Italy;;;;;;;

 
Historical Account of the Circumnavigation of the Globe, and of the Progress of Discovery in the Pacific Ocean... .
London, Thomas Nelson, 1849. Hardcover. pp. 423.12mo,,Bound in original brown cloth with gilt ornamentation & titling,'The object of the present Work is to give a comprehensive History of the various Circumnavigations of the Globe, and to describe at the same time the Progress of Discovery in Polynesia' (from the Preface). Covers the period from Magellan to the death of Captain Cook. 1855 ink name and address on front free endpaper. All edges gilt. Ill.: engravings and facsimiles. Joints at top of spine sl. split, some wear to extremities, front hinge starting; else conts. clean, tight & good+ overall.
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Book number: 32125
USD 135.00 [Appr.: EURO 118.5 | £UK 105.75 | JP¥ 14966]
Keywords: Captain Cook;Sandwich Islands;Nautical;Transit of Venus;Magellan;Polynesia;;;

 
Ordnance Survey Maps - Lot of Eight Folded Maps
London, Ordnance Survey.Some light wear & soiling, internally unmarked. Very good cond,The maps include: (1) Outdoor Leisure 25 'Isles of Scilly', (2) Truro & Falmouth Sheet 204, (3) Exeter Sheet 176, (4) Landranger 126 Shrewsbury & surrounding area, (5) Dartmoor showing National Park boundary (Tourist map), (6) Southwest England Sheet 15 (quarter-inch map), (7) Pathfinder 621 Thirsk, and (8) Pathfinder 888 Welshpool. The price is for the lot of eight maps. Most were printed in the late 1980s.
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Book number: 43736
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 | £UK 15.75 | JP¥ 2217]
Keywords: Maps;;;;;;;;

 
Our Town / Radisson Visitor / the Minneapolis Visitor [Three Tourist Magazines from Minneapolis, Minnesota, Dated 1946]
1946. Wraps.,'Our Town' is 12 x 9 inches in newspaper format. It is dated Nov. 30 - Dec. 7, 1946 and contains eight illustrated pages of entertainment and event news in the Minneapolis area. 'Radisson Visitor' was issued by the famed Minneapolis hotel, The Radisson and contains sixteen pages. It is more of a tourist guide, than an entertainment guide. It contains a map of the Minneapolis 'loop', with points of interest marked. It measures 9 x 6 inches. 'The Minneapolis Visitor' is similar in size and content. Both of these latter items cover the same time period as 'Our Town'. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. 'Our Town' is folded. Each item shows light wear, else in very good condition. The price is for the lot of three items.
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Book number: 42998
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.25 | £UK 11.75 | JP¥ 1663]
Keywords: Minnesota;Minneapolis;Radisson Hotel;;;;;;

 
Peeps at Bermuda
Hamilton, Bermuda, Bermuda Book Stores, ND.4to,,Card covers encased in highly colourful dust jacket,With twelve post card sized tipped-in colour plates, showing scenes around the island, and text on recto. All plates present and in excellent condition. Small, former owner's name stamp on top right of front free endpaper and rear endpaper. Unusual item. Ill.: tipped-in 'postcard' plates. The jacket is chipped at spine & edges, with several small closed tears. Binding beginning to split. Contents very clean.
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Book number: 30463
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44 | £UK 39.25 | JP¥ 5543]
Keywords: Bermuda;Islands;Post cards;Mid-atlantic;;;;;

 
Sea-Port Dordrecht
ND (1930s). Wraps. pp. 43.4to,,Bound in illustrated stiff card covers. The text is in English,The covers are in very good condition, with only slight evidence of edge wear. However, they have detached from the sewn text block. The contents are tight, with just a little age-toning. Overall, in good plus condition. Scarce item: neither WorldCat, nor KVK, nor KNK lists any copies in institutional holdings. Ill.: black-and-white photographs. An illustrated promotional pamphlet on Dordrecht, Netherlands, which sits at the confluence of the Rivers Rhine and Meuse.
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Book number: 37019
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22 | £UK 19.75 | JP¥ 2771]
Keywords: Holland;Merchant shipping;Netherlands;Rotterdam;Nautical;;;;

 
The Trosachs and Loch Katrine
London, T. Nelson & Sons, ND (1890s). Hardcover.12mo,,Bound in original blue cloth with black and red lettering,With a map on the rear pastedown. Cards appear to have been inserted so that they could be removed, and mounted in albums, or used as postcards (rear side of each card is blank). All cards present, with light marginal soiling not affecting images. Cloth boards soiled and rubbed. Fornt hinge cracked. Overall, the book is in good minus condition. A title in the 'Chromoview Guide Books' series, with 12 postcard-sized chromolithograph cards and accompanying text.
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Book number: 33818
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1109]
Keywords: Scotland;Guide books;Chromolithographs;Loch Lomand;;;;;

 
Twelve Views of Matlock
London, Newman & Co. ND (1870). 1st edition.Oblong 12mo,,Stiff card covers show light wear & soiling; else in g/vg cond,Faint tide stain to bottom margin (not affecting images) of most pages. Hinges slightly cracked, but no pages are loose. The town of Matlock sits astride the River Derwent, in Derbyshire, on the edge of the Peak District National Park. It was a popular destination in the 19th century for those wishing to visit a spa and 'take the waters'. One view, for example, shows patrons in the dining room of 'Mr. Smedley's Hydropathic Establishment.'. Ill.: twelve engravings. An unpaginated album of engraved views of the spa and village at Matlock; the engravings being dated between 1859 and 1869.
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Book number: 34919
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44 | £UK 39.25 | JP¥ 5543]
Keywords: Spa;Hydropathy;Hydrotherapy;;;;;;

 
[JAMES BOSWELL] POTTLE, FREDERICK A. AND CHARLES H. BENNETT (EDS.)
Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL. D.
Toronto, Macmillan, 1936. Hardcover. pp. xviii, 435,Royal 8vo,,Near fine cond. in price-clipped, sl. chipped, scuffed o/w gd dj. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. This is the first Canadian edition, published simultaneously with the first British edition (Heinemann).
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Book number: 29575
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 | £UK 15.75 | JP¥ 2217]
Keywords: Samuel Johnson;James Boswell;Scotland;Isham Collection;;;;;

 
POTTLE, FREDERICK A. AND CHARLES H. BENNETT (EDS.)
Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL. D.
London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1936. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. xviii, 435,Royal 8vo,,Spine a bit sunned, bds. sl. bumped & scuffed; else gd+/vg. Ill.: folding map, b&w illustrats.
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Book number: 29072
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22 | £UK 19.75 | JP¥ 2771]
Keywords: Samuel Johnson;James Boswell;Scotland;;;;;;

 
ALEXANDER, MICHAEL
Mrs. Fraser on the Fatal Shore
New York City, Simon & Schuster, 1971. 1st US edition. Hardcover. pp. 189.8vo,,Minor edge wear & soiling to bds. else g/vg in torn, good dj. Ill.: map eps, b&w illustrations. The true narrative of the shipwreck, capture, sufferings, and miraculous escape of Eliza Fraser/1835'.
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Book number: 28669
USD 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 | £UK 6 | JP¥ 831]
Keywords: Australia;Cannibals;Women adventurers;Aborigines;Eliza Fraser;;;;

 
ALLYN, RUBE
Florida for Free
St. Petersburg, FL, Great Outdoors Association, 1959. 1st edition. pp. 32.4to,,Bound in original pictorial stiff card covers. Ill.: black-&-white illustrations. A catalog of free books and publications on, or about, Florida. Corners thumbed, light shelf wear, else in very good condition.
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Book number: 42599
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.25 | £UK 11.75 | JP¥ 1663]
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BUNKER, ALONZO / WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY HENRY C. MABIE
Soo Thah a Tale of the Making of the Karen Nation
New York City, Fleming H. Revell Company, 1902. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. 280.Small 8vo,,Original lemon-green cloth with intertwined snakes design,The cloth and designs are nice and bright with minimal wear. Two old Sunday School library stickers to front free endpaper. No other such markings. Contents show a couple of fingerprint smudges to margins, else clean and tight. A very good copy. Ill.: black-and-white photographs. Dr. Bunker spent 30 years amongst the Karens of Burma (Myanmar).
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Book number: 35851
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44 | £UK 39.25 | JP¥ 5543]
Keywords: Myanmar;Burma;Burmese;Orient;Sociiology;Anthropology;Missionary;Religion;

 
ANBUREY, THOMAS
Journal D'Un Voyage Fair Dans L'Interieur de L'Amerique Septentionale [Travels Through the Interior Parts of America]
Paris, La Villette, Libraire, 1793. Hardcover. pp. 336, 453.8vo,,Complete two volume set bound in 3/4 leather over marbled boards,Anburey was a British soldier and the author of a disputed narrative of his travels in North America from 1776 to 1781. He sailed from Cork in 1776 in charge of Irish recruits of the 47th regiment, and served under General John Burgoyne in the Battle of Saratoga. Taken prisoner, he was sent back to Britain in 1781. He stayed in the army one more year; then returned to private life. Anburey wrote 'Travels Through the Interior Parts of America', which was first published in London in 1789, and then again in London in 1791 as a 'New Edition'. It is written as a series of 79 letters addressed 'to my dear friend' and described by its author as 'the rapid effusions of a confessedly inexperienced writer'. The book proved popular in England and was translated into French 'et enrichi de notes par M. Noel ancien Professeur de belles-lettres au College de Louis-le-grand' (in the 1793 edition). The first letter is dated August, 1776, and the last December, 1781. Volume I contains three nicely-done copper engravings: a detailed folded plan of a fort, a folded view of 'Les Americains y mirent le Feu a l'approche de l'Armee Burgoyne', and a striking image of an 'Indian warrior'. Volume II contains a folding map of Anburey's travels. It appears these volumes were re-bound sometime in the 19th century. The first original blank page of volume I contains some booksellers' notes (in pencil). The contents show some foxing and the paper is a bit rolled. The binding is tight, but the leather is quite rubbed. Overall, a good set. The text is in French. Ill.: map, engravings. Sabin 1369. Wagner-Camp 226.
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Book number: 43582
USD 350.00 [Appr.: EURO 307 | £UK 274.25 | JP¥ 38801]
Keywords: Revolutionary War;Battle of Saratoga;John Burgoyne;American history;;;;;

 
BAEDEKER, KARL
The Eastern Alps
Leipzig, Karl Baedeker, Publisher, 1907. 11th revised. Hardcover. xxvi, 574 pp.12mo,,Some wear to edges & hdbnd, corners bumped, r hinge starting; g+. Ill.: 61 maps 10 plans 8 panoramas.
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Book number: 8874
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 | £UK 15.75 | JP¥ 2217]
Keywords: Baedeker;Travel Guide;Alps;Europe;;;;;

 
BAEDEKER, KARL
Great Britain Handbook for Travellers
Leipzig, Karl Baedeker, Publisher, 1901. 5th edition. Hardcover. pp. lxiv, 598.Thick 12mo,,Bound in original red cloth with gilt lettering,Note: the plan of Liverpool, called for at p. 240, is not present (which would be the 30th plan in this book). All other maps and plans present. Ill.: 15 maps, 29 plans, panorama. Covers creased & worn at edges, with sl. soiling. Several maps professionally repaired. Some pencilling; else good condition.
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Book number: 33698
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22 | £UK 19.75 | JP¥ 2771]
Keywords: England;Baedeker's;Travel Guide;United Kingdom;;;;;

 
BAEDEKER, KARL
Paris and Environs with Routes from London to Paris / Handbook for Travellers / with 14 Maps and 38 Plans
Leipzig, Germany, Karl Baedeker, Publisher, 1907. 16th revised. pp.liv,470,48.12mo,,Bound in original red cloth with gilt lettering. Ill.: maps and plans. Light wear, binding typically shaken but tight, contents unmarked: a good plus to very good copy.
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Book number: 40551
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.25 | £UK 11.75 | JP¥ 1663]
Keywords: Travel Guides;Baedeker's;Paris;France;;;;;

 
BAEDEKER, KARL
Paris and Environs with Routes from London to Paris
Leipzig, Germany, Karl Baedeker, Publisher, 1913. 18th revised. pp. liv, 491.12mo,,Bound in original red cloth with gilt lettering & ribbon marker. Ill.: 14 folding maps and 42 plans. red cloth, With an extensive appendix at the end. Moderate shelf wear, binding stressed but intact, contents unmarked: a good+ copy.
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Book number: 42121
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.25 | £UK 11.75 | JP¥ 1663]
Keywords: Travel Guides;Baedeker's;Paris;France;;;;;

 
BAEDEKER, KARL
Southern Germany (Wurtemberg and Bavaria)
Leipzig, Karl Baedeker, Publisher, 1914. 12th revised. xxx, 388 pp.12mo. Limp red cloth. Bumped, lt shelf wear, else vg in darkening, fragile, chipped dj. Ill.: 37 maps, 50 plans. Edges marbled, fragile ribbon markers, all maps present. Owner's name on ffep.
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Book number: 19524
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 22 | £UK 19.75 | JP¥ 2771]
Keywords: Travel Guides;Baedeker's;Germany;;;;;;

 
BAEDEKER, K.
Suddeutschland Oberhein, Baden, Wurttemberg, Bayern Und Die Angrenzenden Teile Von Osterreich
Leipzig, Verlag von Karl Baedeker, 1903. Ed. not stated. xxvi, 454 pp.12mo. Limp red cloth. Moderate soiling & wear, ffep chipped where it was stuck, abt gd. Ill.: Coloured folding maps. Marbled edges, fragile ribbon markers. Contents clean. A number of ticket stubs &tc. loose in book. Text in German.
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Book number: 19522
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44 | £UK 39.25 | JP¥ 5543]
Keywords: Travel Guides;Baedeker's;Germany;;;;;;

 
BAGOT, A. G.
Sport and Travel in India and Central America
London,, Chapman & Hall, 1897. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. viii, 371.8vo,,Bound in original green cloth with gilt lettering. Ill.: frontispiece. Boards bumped, scuffed & soiled. Front free endpaper removed. Contents clean & tight. Overall, in fairly good condition.
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Book number: 34101
USD 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 44 | £UK 39.25 | JP¥ 5543]
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BALLS, W. LAWRENCE
Egypt of the Egyptians
London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd, 1920. Hardcover. pp. xvi, 266.8vo,Bds somewhat scuffed, edges & spine rubbed, conts clean; else g+. Ill.: Black-and-white photographs.
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Book number: 21827
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 | £UK 15.75 | JP¥ 2217]
Keywords: Cairo;Nile;Egypt;;;;;;

 
BELL, REV. CHARLES D.
A Winter on the Nile, in Egypt, and in Nubia.
London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1888. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. xv, 336.8vo,,,Spine dry, frontispiece and ffep loose, envelope glued to fep, edges frayed, boards and spine somewhat soiled, corners sl. bumped, cocked. Contents clean; fair. Ill.: Fold-out map frontispiece. Gilt lettering to spine; gilt design of a spirit hovering over a mummy on front board.
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Book number: 25935
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 65.75 | £UK 58.75 | JP¥ 8314]
Keywords: African history;Travelogues;Egypt;Nile River;Nubia;;;;

 
BENNETT, ARNOLD
Those United States
London, Martin Secker, 1926. Hardcover. pp. 189.Small 8vo,,Bound in original green cloth,Front board a bit bowed. Spine a touch sunned. Former owner's bookplate on inside front board. Contents clean and tight. A good plus, to very good, copy. First published in 1912, and included in The New Adelphi Library in 1926.
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Book number: 38127
USD 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 11 | £UK 10 | JP¥ 1386]
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