Oxford House Books: Travel
found: 15 books

 
AALAND, MIKKEL
The Sword of Heaven: A Five Continent Odyssey to Save the World
San Francisco, Travelers' Tales, 1999, First Edition. (ISBN: 1885211449) Hard Cover with dust jacket. Ill.: The Author. Octavo, xiii + 262pp. mono. illustrations. Corner creased at fly-leaf, and no significant defects. A very good, clean and sound copy. /Very Good.
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Book number: 13597
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Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: Travel Photography Spiritual Spirituality Photographs Twentieth Century 1885211449

 
ALEXANDER, NEIL
The Swiss: How They Live and Work
Newton Abbot, David & Charles, 1977, Second Impression. (ISBN: 0715371908) Hard Cover with dust jacket. Octavo, 152pp. mono. photos. tables, map. A very good, clean and sound copy in like dustwrapper. /Very Good.
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Book number: 12798
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Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: Europe European Description Travel Switzerland Twentieth Century 0715371908

 
BESANT, WALTER
Captain Cook
London, Macmillan & Co. Ltd. 1925. Hard Cover . Small octavo, red cloth, gilt title at spine, portrait fronts. vi + 190pp. A little faded at spine, minimal wear. Bookplate of Rev. Claude C.H. Williamson. A very good, clean and sound copy.
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Book number: 37667
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Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: Eighteenth Century Voyagers Voyages Explorers Exploration English Capt.

 
BAEDEKER'S TOURING GUIDES
Scandinavia: Denmark - Sweden - Norway - Finland
Freiburg, Karl Baedeker, 1963. Soft Cover . Tall octavo, limp red composite, gilt title at front and spine (the latter dulled), conversion table endpapers, 320pp. plans, folding maps. Very slight soiling at covers, scarcely remarkable; minor soil at final index leaves, just affecting a little text, still legible. Old price in guineas at fly-leaf, owner's name next page. Maps in very good order. A sound, reasonably presentable copy.
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Book number: 37527
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Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: Travel Guidebooks 's Europe European

 
HAKLUYT, RICHARD
The Voyages Traffiques & Discoveries of Foreign Voyagers with Other Matters Relating Thereto Contained in the "Navigations" [Odd Volume]
London, J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd, 1928. Hard Cover . Ill.: Thomas Derrick. (Note: This is vol. 2 of the Foreign Voyages, and vol. 10 of the Principal Navigations) Octavo, blue cloth, gilt, with gilt ship decorations at spine and front board, map endpapers, fronts. title page in red and black, viii + 456pp. full-page illustrations. No dustwrapper, edges a little tanned, and very slightly smudged. Extremely minor soiling at cloth, minimal wear. A very good, sound copy.
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Book number: 37914
€  15.00 [Appr.: US$ 16.82 | £UK 13.25 | JP¥ 1881]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: Travel Discovery

 
HERZ, J. HERMANN (PREFACE)
Guide Through Europe
Berlin, J. Hermann Herz, 1914, Fifteenth Edition. Hard Cover . "Souvenir of the Hamburg-Amerika Linie" Octavo, decorated red cloth boards, advert. endpapers, 879pp. maps, adverts. (one full-page colour), mono. illustrations. Slight spine lean, spine a little faded, boards darkened, tear with some loss at title page. Tanning at edges/endpapers, contents reasonably good. Belgian Grotto of Han bookmark on cord, present.
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Book number: 37994
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Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: Travel Guides Germany Belgium France Holland United Kingdom Switzerland

 
HIGGINS, AIDAN
Ronda Gorge & Other Precipices: Travel Writing 1956-1989
London, Secker & Warburg, 1989, First Edition. (ISBN: 0436195976) Hard Cover with dust jacket. Octavo, 229pp. Pages quite tanned, very slight wear only. A sound copy in very good, unclipped dustwrapper. /Very Good.
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Book number: 33600
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Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: South Africa Germany Spain Aidanhiggins Irish Authors Twentieth Century 0436195976

 
JAMES, PATRICIA (ED.)
The Travel Diaries of Thomas Robert Malthus
London, Cambridge University Press, 1966, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket. Octavo, xvi + 316pp. mono. photo. illustrations, maps, folding genealogical table at rear. Ex-library, lacking fly-leaf, but a good, usable copy in dustwrapper and clear protective wrap. /Dustwrapper.
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Book number: 7789
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Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: T.R. Mathus Scandinavia Denmark European Nineteenth Century Norway

 
JONES, GWYN
The Norse Atlantic Saga Being the Norse Voyages of Discovery and Settlement to Iceland, Greenland, America
London, Oxford University Press, 1964, Reprint. Hard Cover with dust jacket. Octavo, map endpapers, xiii + 246pp. mono. illustrations. Crease and small tear at one leaf, light foxing at top edge and at dustwrapper turn-ins and rear endpaper; otherwise a very good, sound copy in removable clear protective wrap. /Very Good.
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Book number: 37395
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Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: Early Travel Exploration Scandinavian Book Icelanders Erik Red Settlements Karlsefni's Voyage Vinland Einar Sokkason Viking History

 
LEE, KATHARINE
In the Alsatian Mountains: A Narrative of a Tour in the Vosges
London, Richard Bentley & Son, 1883. Hard Cover . Octavo, fronts. vignette title, xv + 282pp. haed and tailpieces, folding map (torn, repaired, minimal loss, slightly foxed) Biding rubbed, spine darkened, slightly soiled, and worn at head and tail, hinges loose (nowhere near detaching), two leaves badly stained (text still legible), joints tender. A working copy, quite usable.
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Book number: 42169
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Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: Nineteenth Century Victorian Travel Europe European Alsace Metz Germany France Zabern Mountians Nieder-Haslach Nideck Turkheim

 
LIDDELL, ROBERT
The Morea
London, Jonathan Cape, 1958, First Edition. Hard Cover with dust jacket. Octavo, 255pp. mono. photo. illustrations, double-page map. Unclipped dustwrapper browned/foxed, (but obvious internally only) and with some light soiling at lower panel, minor chipping/rubbing, very lightly sunned at spine; book very good, without remarkable wear, and with light browning only at edges and endpapers. A sound copy in clear protective wrap. /Good.
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Book number: 19018
€  25.00 [Appr.: US$ 28.03 | £UK 21.75 | JP¥ 3135]
Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: Mediterranean History Travel Mythology Topography Greece Greek Islands Mainland Laconia Cythera Elis Arcadia

 
MAHAFFY, J.P.
Greek Pictures Drawn with Pen and Pencil
London, The Religious Tract Society, 1890. Hard Cover . Quarto, gilt-decorated brown pictorial cloth, fronts. 223pp. all edges gilt, full-page and other engravings. Binding dulled, especially at spine, and rubbed at extremities; front hinge weakened, not fatally; foxing largely confined to fronts. title and final few leaves. Prize bookplate at front paste-down endpaper. Good only.
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Book number: 20831
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Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: Travel Greece Victorian Nineteenth Century Illustrated J.P. Grrek

 
MORYSON, FYNES
An Itinerary Containing His Ten Yeeres Travell [Volume II Only]
Glasgow, James Maclehose and Sons, 1907. Hard Cover . Large octavo, red cloth, giltv + 465pp. top edge gilt, remainder untrimmed. Foxing, heavy at endpapers, prelims. and final few leaves, text almost wholly unaffected. Minor bump at edge of front boards, a small patch of fading at tail of spine, otherwise binding presentable, gilt bright. A sound copy.
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Book number: 37813
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Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: Travel Early Travellers Sixteenth Century Reprints Twentieth History

 
PAGE, HENRY
Good Will on a Coral Strand
Baltimore, Williams & Wilkins, 1923, Limited Edition 243/350. Hard Cover . 12mo. quarter red cloth, printed paper over boards, paper title label at spine, fronts. 41pp. on hand-made paper, edges untrimmed, further full-page photo. illustrations, captioned tissue-guards present. Some mottling at cloth, but no further remarkable defects. A sound, clean copy.
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Book number: 14100
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Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: Travel Editions Twentieth Century Writing Southeast Asia Asian M.D.

 
THUBRON, COLIN
To a Mountain in Tibet
London, Chatto & Windus, 2011, Second Printing. (ISBN: 9780701183790) Hard Cover with dust jacket. Octavo, 227pp. map. A fine copy in like, unclipped dustwrapper and removable clear protective map. Signed by Thubron at title. /Fine.
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Book number: 37985
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Catalogue: Travel
Keywords: Travel Copies Twentieth Century Literature Nepal Kailas Central Himalayas 9780701183790

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