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Denis, Michaela,
LEOPARD IN MY LAP.
Companion Book Club, London, 1956, club edn., 288pp, coloured frontis., 2pp coloured and 32pp half tone photo ills. by Armand Denis, light green cloth with dark green title panel at spine lettered in gilt, top edge coloured, decorated lettered dustwrapper, an account of safaris to South America, Papua and Australia, and of the people and animals met, faint foxing fore-edge, dustwrapper: a little rubbed at extrems., with several short repaired nicks along upper edge, very good in a good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 30672
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Keywords: travel safari explorer photographer south america papua africa australia fauna

 Desroches-Noblecourt, Christiane,, LIFE AND DEATH OF A PHARAOH - TUTANKAMEN.
Desroches-Noblecourt, Christiane,
LIFE AND DEATH OF A PHARAOH - TUTANKAMEN.
Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1972, reprint, small trade paperback, 223pp, half tone frontis photo, 32 coloured plates by F. L. Kenett, plans, line drawings and numerous half tone photo ills. in text, pictorial upper wrapper, a description of the discovery of the tomb, its contents and the light thus shed on the reign of the boy-king, lightly rubbed and creased, edges tanned, very good,
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Book number: 36449
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Keywords: archaeology exploration egypt carter carnarvon tutankhamen

 Dickinson, Matt,, THE DEATH ZONE.
Dickinson, Matt,
THE DEATH ZONE.
Arrow, London, ND (circa 1999), reprint, small trade paperback, [x], 211pp, 16pp coloured photo ills., 3 in text maps, [i] ads., photo pictorial upper wrapper, an account of the author's Everest ascent via the North Face route in May 1996 with Alan Hinkes, at a time when there were ten expeditions on the mountain, and of the notorious events when a storm that struck resulted in the death of eight climbers, lightly rubbed at tips, edges tanned, very good plus,
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Book number: 36450
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Keywords: climbing mountain mountaineering everest storm

 
Diole, Philippe (trans. by Alan Ross),
THE UNDERSEA ADVENTURE.
Readers Union, London, 1954, club edn., 183pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., green cloth lettered and decorated in silver at spine, top edge coloured, decorated lettered dustwrapper, the author's account of his experiences of the world under the sea, lightly bumped at spine ends and upper tips, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems. with short nick at head of spine, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 30775
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Keywords: exploration maritime diving autobiography

 Earle, Peter,, THE WRECK OF THE ALMIRANTA - Sir William Phips and the Search for the Hispaniola Treasure.
Earle, Peter,
THE WRECK OF THE ALMIRANTA - Sir William Phips and the Search for the Hispaniola Treasure.
Book Club Associates, London, 1979, club edn., 260pp, 16pp half tone ills., 2 maps in text, pictorial endpapers, green cloth lettered in silver at spine, pictcorial dustwrapper, the story of the wreck of the Nuestra Senora de la Concepcion in 1641 and of the various attempts and expeditions to locate and salvage the treasure, very slightly cocked, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 28133
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Keywords: history maritime treasure spain hispaniola shipwreck diving

 
Fergusson, Bernard,
TRAVEL WARRANT.
Collins, London, 1979, 1st edn., 253pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., maps at endpapers, cream cloth lettered in black at spine, half tone photo pictorial dustwrapper, after nearly 30 years in the British army the author relates his early life and his subsequent experiences including eight days spent in Antarctica, observing the civil war in Nigeria, as a journalist covering the 'troubles' in Algeria, in 1959, a leisurely cruise around the South Pacific as Governor-General of New Zealand, etc., light foxing to edges, slight slant to spine, dustwrapper: a little sunned art spine, lightly rubbed art extrems., faintly foxed, very good inn a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 45528
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.75 US$ 12.66 | JP¥ 1900]
Keywords: travel antarctica nigeria algeria new zealand ballantrae

 
Fiedler, Arkady,
THE RIVER OF SINGING FISH.
Readers Union, London, 1951, club edn., 191pp, 16pp aquatint ills., col'd map at front endpapers, lemon yellow cloth lettered in gilt at spine, decorated in blue upper board, patterned dustwrapper, an account of travel and exploration in the Amazon basin together with historical anecdotes of the region, upper edge sl. dusty, dustwrapper: a little rubbed at extrems., faded at spine, tanned, fine in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 28449
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Keywords: travel exploration south america amazon brazil

 
Fleming, Peter,
ONE'S COMPANY.
Penguin Books, Harmondsworth, 1956, 1st in imprint, paperback, #1142, 255pp, paper wrappers illustrated in line, account of a journey made to Russia, Manchuria and China in 1933, slight spine roll, lightly rubbed at extrems., publishers price inked out bottom of upper wrapper, sl. curl to cnrs., prelims and edges a little foxed, good plus,
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Book number: 22180
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Keywords: travel china russia manchuria

 Fraser, John,, THE CHINESE - Portrait of a People.
Fraser, John,
THE CHINESE - Portrait of a People.
Fontana, London, 1982, paperback, 474pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., in text map, [iv] ads., decorated upper wrapper, lightly rubbed at tips, sl. sunning to spine, faint diag. creasing at cnrs., edges tanned, remainder mark lower edge, very good,
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Book number: 35291
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Keywords: travel china journalist correspondent

 Glazebrook, Philip,, JOURNEY TO KARS.
Glazebrook, Philip,
JOURNEY TO KARS.
Penguin, Harmondsworth, ND (circa 1987), reprint, trade paperback, 247pp, in text map, [v] ads., pictorial upper wrapper, fascinated by the accounts of Victorian travellers into the Ottoman Empire, the author retraces their steps through Serbia, Greece and Asia Minor to the legendary city of Kars and then back through Trezibond, Istanbul and the Balkan Capitals, lightly rubbed at tips, faint diag. creases at cnrs., edges tanned, very good plus,
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Book number: 35294
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Keywords: travel turkey ottoman ararat ark trebizond istanbul

 
Guibaut, André,
TIBETAN VENTURE - In the Country of the Ngolo-Setas.
Readers Union, London, 1949, club edn., x, 206pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., maps at front endpapers, yellow cloth lettered in maroon at spine, decorated in maroon upper board, patterned dustwrapper, an account of the second Guibaut-Liotard expedition to Tibet in 1940, to identify the sources of the Tong and demarcate the basin of the Blue River, an expedition on which the co-leader, Louis Victor Liotard, was killed by Tibetan bandits, very sl. bow to boards, upper edge a little dusty and foxed, dustwrapper: a little rubbed at extrems., short nicks at head of spine, very good plus in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 28469
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Keywords: exploration asia china tibet geographical study

 Gunther, John,, INSIDE AFRICA.
Gunther, John,
INSIDE AFRICA.
The Reprint Society, London, 1957, club edn., xii, 960pp, line maps in text, section of statistical charts, col'd maps at endpapers, brown cloth with black title panel lettered in gilt at spine, top edge coloured, coloured lettered dustwrapper, an account of the 44 countries or political sub-divisions of contemporary Africa, based mainly on a journey undertaken 1952-3 covering 40,000 miles, a little bumped at lower cnrs., some loss of dressing to cloth at extrems., dustwrapper: rubbed at extrems. with sl. loss at spine ends and cnrs., several small edges tears and chips, good plus in a good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 34026
GBP 7.50 [Appr.: EURO 9 US$ 9.49 | JP¥ 1425]
Keywords: travel africa

 
Haines, Ronald,
AFRICA Land of Contrasts,.
Harrap, London, 1956, 1st edn., 206pp, frontis port. and 22pp photo ills., red cloth lettered in gilt at spine, photo pictorial montage dustwrapper, a little bumped at spine ends, edges foxed, sl. browning to free endpapers, dustwrapper: rubbed at extrems., chipped at spine ends and sl. loss at cnrs., very good in a good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 11868
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Keywords: travel africa

 Hardyment, Christina,, ARTHUR RANSOME AND CAPTAIN FLINT'S TRUNK.
Hardyment, Christina,
ARTHUR RANSOME AND CAPTAIN FLINT'S TRUNK.
Jonathan Cape, London, 1984, 1st edn., 224pp, title decorated in line, 16pp half tone photo ills., line drawings, maps, half tone ills., diagrams and facsimiles in text, navy blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine maps at endpapers, pictorial dustwrapper, the author follows up the clues from the Ransome archives to the real people and places upon which his stories were based and provides an essential companion to the Swallows and Amazons series, slightly cocked, lightly bumped at upper cnrs., edges tanned and three tiny marks lower edge, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, creasing to laminate at folds, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 36712
GBP 21.00 [Appr.: EURO 24.75 US$ 26.58 | JP¥ 3989]
Keywords: exploration literary children ransome swallows amazons

 
Harrer, Heinrich (intro Peter Fleming),
SEVEN YEARS IN TIBET.
Rupert Hart-Davis, London, 1953, 4th imp., corrected, xvi, 288pp, col'd frontis and 24pp half tone photo ills., dark blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, top edge col'd, pictorial dustwrapper, the classic account of the famous Austrian mountaineer, climbing in the Himalayas at the outbreak of WW2 he was interned in India, escaped and spent 7 years living with the Tibetans in the forbidden city of Lhasa, a little rubbed at extrems., lowewr cnrs. very sl. bumped, first 4pp of half tone photo ills. transposed and inverted, dustwrapper: rubbed at extrems. with sl. surface loss and short edge tears at head of spine, internally repaired, very good in a good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 26424
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.25 US$ 7.59 | JP¥ 1140]
Keywords: tibet lhasa india ww2 internment escape dalai lama

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