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Japan. Its Land, People and Culture.
Tokyo: Printing Bureau, Japanese Government, 1958. 8vo., pp.1077, colour folding maps at rear, red cloth, gilt; a good sound, clean copy.
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Book number: 21265
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[CAPTAIN COOK]
The Voyages of Captain James Cook Round the World Illustrated with Maps and Numerous Engravings on Wood and Steel
London: John Tallis, No Date (c.1860). First edition, 2 volumes, 4to., pp. xx, 596, xi, 556, 89 b/w illustrations, 5 full page engravings (including frontispieces), 12 double page maps, 56 b/w illustrations, half-calf boards; p3-4 torn with loss, p.504-44 missing from vol i, duplicate pp.501 from Cook’s voyage to the pacific ocean vol ii, pp. 412-420 missing from vol ii, pp. 417-424 duplicate vol i Cook’s second voyage round the world. Defective copy but maps and engravings complete. Please email for fuller description of maps.
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Book number: 6850
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BOUSTEAD, HUGH.
The Wind of Morning. The Autobiography of Hugh Boustead.
London, Chatto & Windus, 1971. First edition, 8vo.,pp. 240, hardcover, gilt, b/w plates and maps; two ownership autographs and an inscription to front paste down endpaper, toned and foxed to edges and lightly to margins, a good copy, in a good price-clipped pictorial dust-jacket, which has chipping to head of spine, with some loss to head and tail bands and to corners, creasing to rear upper margin with a small piece missing, a small closed tear and creasing to front lower margin.
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Book number: 30489
GBP 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 32.25 US$ 36.49 | JP¥ 4041]
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BUHL, HERMANN.
Nanga Parbat Pilgrimage. A Mountaineer’S Autobiography.
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1956. First edition, 8vo., pp.360, green hardcover lettered in black, b/w frontispiece and plates; ownership autograph to front free endpaper, partial toning to free endpapers, light sunning to spine and upper margins of boards, slight mustiness, nevertheless a very good, clean copy, in complete dust-jacket (now in protective cover), which has very slight chipping to headband, and some rubbing to extremities.
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Book number: 32103
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BURTON, CAPTAIN RICHARD F.
Letters from the Battle-Fields of Paraguay.
Honolulu, University Press of the Pacific, 2003. Reprinted from the 1870 edition, 8vo.,pp.xix,491, pictorial wrappers, b/w frontispiece; crease to front upper corner of wrappers, otherwise near-fine.
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Book number: 24270
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BURTON, RICHARD F. AND JAMES M’QUEEN.
The Nile Basin: Part I: Showing Tanganyika to Be Ptolemy’S Western Lake Reservoir. A Memoir Read Before the Royal Geographical Society, November 14, 1864. Part II: Captain Speke’S Discovery of the Source of the Nile.
London: Tinsley Brothers, 1864. First edition, 8vo., pp.iv,195, lacking the 3 b/w maps but with facsimiles of each bound in, professionally recased preserving the publisher’s decorative maroon cloth, gilt; bookplate to front pastedown, very light foxing to free endpapers and half-title, lightly rubbed, otherwise a very good copy.
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Book number: 11612
GBP 350.00 [Appr.: EURO 402.75 US$ 456.08 | JP¥ 50518]
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COMPILED AND EDITED BY, GRIERSON, G.A.
Linguistic Survey of India: Vol. XI. Gipsy Languages.
Delhi, Motilal Banarsidass, 1968. Reprint, 4to.,pp. viii,213, burgundy cloth, gilt; toned to margins, boards bowed, otherwise very good, in a good+ unclipped dust-jacket, which is rubbed and toned, with small tears to extremities and light loss, with some loss also to head and foot of spine.
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Book number: 29246
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COVARRUBIAS, MIGUEL.
Mexico South: The Isthmus of Tehuatepec. Paintings and Drawings by the Author. Photographs by Rose Covarrubias, the Author, and Others.
London: Cassell and Company Ltd., 1946. First English edition, pp.xxviii,427, 8(glossary),viii(index), coloured frontispiece, fold-out map and 6 plates, 23 b/w plates and many line drawings throughout, cloth, gilt decorated spine, uncut; small area of staining to page edges; o/w a very good copy.
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Book number: 2379
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.5 US$ 19.55 | JP¥ 2165]
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CUNNINGHAM, LIEUT.-COLONEL D. D.
Plagues and Pleasures of Life in Bengal.
London: John Murray, 1907. First edition, 8vo., pp.x,385,2(adverts), b/w frontispiece and 29 plates, cloth, gilt; general rubbing to extremities, light foxing to endpapers, fore-edges, and occasionally to pages, o/w a very good copy.
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Book number: 2370
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DAINVILLE, PAR D.
Beautes de L’Histoire Du Canada, Ou Epoques Remarquable, Traits Interessans, Moeurs, Usages, Coutumes Des Habitants Du Canada, Tant Indigenes Que Colons, Depuis Sa Decouverte Jusqu’a Ce Jour.
Paris, Bossange Freres, Libraires, 1821. 8vo.,pp.iv,511, 8 engravings (including a view of Quebec) contemporary full calf, decorative spine with title label in red, gilt, marbled endpapers and fore-edges; occasional, mostly light, foxing throughout, neat contemporary ownership inscription to front-free endpaper, an attractive copy.
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Book number: 14097
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EDITED FROM CONTEMPORARY RECORDS BY: FOSTER, WILLIAM.
The Embassy of Sir Thomas Roe to the Court of the Great Mogul, 1615-1619. As Narrated in His Journal and Correspondence. [in Two Volumes]. Second Series No. S I and II.
London: The Hakluyt Society, 1899. Two volumes, first edition, 8vo., pp.lxviii,272;viii,273-586,20(adverts), uncut, pictorial blue cloth, gilt, b/w frontispieces with tissue guards, b/w plates and maps, including folding map to rear of volume I; ownership inscription to front free endpaper (both vols.), foxing to tissue guards and prelims, with occasional foxing within, gutter occasionally visible between leaves to volume I, uniform sunning to spines with a little spotting to spines, upper corners of boards a little bumped, light marking to cloth, text clean, overall very good.
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EDITED BY FOSTER, WILLIAM.
The Hakluyt Society: The Journal of John Jourdain, 1608-1617, Describing His Experiences in Arabia, India, and the Malay Archipelago.
Cambridge: printed for The Hakluyt Society, 1905. 8vo., pp.lxxxii,394,40(publisher’s adverts), uncut, pictorial blue cloth, gilt, 4 maps printed in colour; toning to endpapers, gutter visible at various points between leaves, with front free endpaper just beginning to work loose, spine darkened, light wear to extremities, partial cup-ring to front board, a good copy. No dust-jacket.
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EDITED BY MARINDIN, G.E.
The Letters of John B.S. Morritt of Rokeby. Descriptive of Journeys in Europe and Asia Minor in the Years 1794-1796.
London: John Murray, 1914. First edition, 8vo., pp.xi,319, brown cloth, gilt, t.e.g., b/w frontispiece, 6 further b/w illustrations + map; rubbing and light wear to extremities, with 3cm split to cloth along upper joint, 2cm split to cloth along lower joint, light evidence of removed label to foot of spine, a good+ copy, which is internally clean and very good.
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EDITED BY: HALLBERG, PAUL; KONINCKX, CHRISTIAN.
A Passage to China. Colin Campbell’S Diary of the First Swedish East India Company Expedition to Canton, 1732-33. (Acta Regiae Societatis Scientarum Et Litterarum Gothoburgensis - Humaniora 37).
Goteborg: Royal Society of Arts and Sciences, 1996. 8vo., pp.liv,260, pale grey hardcover lettered in black and brown, 20 colour and b/w illustrations and maps; a fine copy, in near-fine unclipped dust-jacket.
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EDITED BY FOSTER, SIR WILLIAM.
The Red Sea and Adjacent Countries at the Close of the Seventeenth Century, As Described by Joseph Pitts, William Daniel, and Charles Jacques Poncet.
London: printed by The Haklyut Society, 1949. 8vo., pp.xl,192, pictorial blue cloth, gilt, b/w folding frontispiece, one single-map and one folding map; small ownership sticker to front free endpaper, 2mm closed tear to fore-edge of folding frontispiece, light rubbing to extremities, a very good, clean copy. No dust-jacket.
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EDITED BY: TEMPLE, LT.-COL. SIR RICHARD CARNAC.
The Travels of Peter Mundy in Europe and Asia, 1608-1667 - Volumes II and III Pt. I: Volume II. Travels in Asia, 1628-1634. Volume III. Part I. Travels in England, Western India, Achin, Macao, and the Canton River, 1634-1637.
Nendeln/Liechtenstein: Kraus Reprint Limited, reprinted by permission of The Hakluyt Society, 1967. Two volumes, reprinted, 8vo., pp.lxxix.437;l,577, blue cloth, gilt, b/w plates and folding plates; clean and fine. No dust-jackets.
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Book number: 32343
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FELLOWS, SIR CHARLES.
Travels and Researches in Asia Minor, More Particularly in the Province of Lycia.
London: John Murray, 1852. 8vo., pp.xvi,510,(i)publisher’s advert, uncut, publisher’s pictorial green textured cloth, gilt, 6 folding plates and 2 folding maps (one of which as frontispiece), in-text illustrations; light marking to cloth, light wear to extremities, neat repair at head of spine, a very good copy.
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Book number: 31350
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FRANKLIN, JOHN; RICHARDSON, JOHN.
Narrative of a Second Expedition to the Shores of the Polar Seas in the Years 1825-27. Facsimile Reprint of the 1828 Edition.
Kessinger Publishing, Facsimile reprint of 1828 edition, 8vo.,pp.xxi,318, paperback; lightly rubbed to extremities, a very good copy.
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TRANSLATED FROM THE MANUSCRIPT JOURNAL OF HIS TRAVELS IN THE INDIA OFFICE BY LADY FAWCETT, AND EDITED BY FAWCETT, SIR CHARLES, WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF BURN, SIR RICHARD.
The Travels of the Abbe Carre in India and the Near East, 1672 to 1674. [in Three Volumes: ] Volume One. From France Through Syria, Iraq and the Persian Gulf to Surat, Goa, and Bijapur, with an Account of His Grave Illness; Volume Two. From Bijapur to Madras and St. Thome. Account of the Capture of Trincomalee Bay and St. Thome by de la Haye, and of the Siege of St. Thome by the Golconda Army and Hostilities with the Dutch; Volume Three. Return Journey to France, with an Account of the Sicilian Revolt Againgst Spanish Rule at Messina.
London: The Haklyut Society, 1947;1947;1948. Three volumes, 8vo., pp.lvi,316;xxiv,317-676;xxiii,677-984, uncut and partially unopened, pictorial blue cloth, gilt, b/w frontispiece to volumes I and III, b/w maps; small ownership sticker to title or endpapers of all vols., light rubbing to extremities, a very good, clean set.
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Book number: 32268
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GABORIEAU, MARC.
Ni Brahmanes Ni Ancetres: Colporteurs Musulmans Du Nepal.
Nanterre, Societe d’ethnologie, 1993. 8vo.,pp.470, paperback, with pictorial dust-jacket, b/w illustrations; ownership autograph to endpaper and ownership inscription to title page, foxing to upper edge, a very good copy.
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GRANVILLE BAKER, CAPTAIN B.
The Danube with Pen and Pencil.
London: George Allen and Company, (1911). Large 8vo., pp.xvi,191, pictorial blue cloth blocked in gilt and cream, 8 colour plates with tissue-guards, 91 b/w illustrations; foxing to endpapers and prelims, occasional foxing to contents, small spots of rubbing to extremities, otherwise a very good, bright copy.
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Book number: 28863
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GRANVILLE BAKER, CAPTAIN B.
The Passing of the Turkish Empire in Europe.
London, Seeley, Service & Co, 1913. First edition, 8vo.,pp. 335, pictorial orange cloth, gilt, upper edges gilt, b/w illustrations, b/w map, b/w frontispiece; embossed stamps to lower margins of title page, contents page and illustration contents page, toning to endpapers, light foxing to margins, fore-edge and lower edge, some soiling to upper edge, toning to spine, rubbing to extremities, with damp staining to margin of front board, a good copy. No dust-jacket.
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Book number: 32186
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HARE, AUGUSTUS J,G,
Wanderings in Spain.
London: Smith, Elder, & Co., 1883. Fourth edition, 8vo., pp.xxi,274,(2)adverts, uncut, cloth, gilt, wood engraved illustrations; foxing to free endpapers, light wear to head and tail bands, with chip to cloth at head of upper joint, light rubbing to cloth, o/w very good.
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HENDERSON, GEORGE; HUME, ALLAN O.
Lahore to Yarkand. Incidents of the Route and Natural History of the Countries Traversed by the Expedition of 1870, Under T.D. Forsyth.
Lahore: Sang-e-Meel Publications, 1981. Facsimile reprint with colour plates. 8vo., pp.xii,370, brown cloth, gilt, b/w frontispiece, folding map, b/w illustrations and colour plates; bookseller’s inkstamp to front free endpaper, a very good copy, in vg unclipped dust-jacket, which is lightly sunned to spine and with slight chipping without loss to head/foot of spine - now in protective cover.
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Book number: 32364
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HEWITT, N.R. ENGRAVED AFTER WYLD, JAMES.
Persia. With Vignette View of Mount Ararat.
Edinburgh: John Thomson & Co., 1825. Size 21.5 x 29cm, copper engraved map, hand-coloured in outline, from A General Atlas, Containing Maps Illustrating Some Important Periods in Ancient History; and Distinct Maps of the Several Empires, Kingdoms and States, in the World. An attractive map by James Wyld, renowned English map maker, geographer to His Majesty, and founder member of the Royal Geographical Society. Slight surface soil to margins, owner’s ink notes to verso; a very good copy.
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Book number: 23669
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