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Harrer, Heinrich (intro Peter Fleming),
SEVEN YEARS IN TIBET.
Reprint Society, London, 1955, club edn., 320pp, frontis and 24 other half tone photo ills., double page map in text, yellow cloth with black leather title label at spine lettered in gilt, top edge col'd, patterned 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, very lightly bumped at lower cnrs., dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems., spine sl. sunned and short nicks at tail of spine, very good plus in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 28487
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Keywords: tibet lhasa india ww2 internment escape dalai lama

 Henry, Thomas R.,, THE WHITE CONTINENT - The Story of Antarctica.
Henry, Thomas R.,
THE WHITE CONTINENT - The Story of Antarctica.
Scientific Book Club, London, ND (circa 1952), club edn., xii, 211pp, 8 pp half tone photo ills., in text map, red cloth lettered in black at spine, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, lightly rubbed and bumped at tips, edges tanned and faintly foxed, light foxing to endpapers, dustwrapper: unpriced, rubbed with sl. loss at extrems., several short nicks to edges, very good in a good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 38700
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Keywords: exploration us navy expedition antarctica

 
Herzog, Maurice,
ANNAPURNA - Conquest of the First 8,000-metre Peak.
Reprint Society, London, 1954, club edn., 288pp, col'd pictorial rear eps., col'd frontis, 16pp half tone photo ills., maps in text, dark green cloth with maroon leather title panel at spine gilt, top edge col'd, plain decorated lettered dustwrapper, account of the first conquest of an 8,000 metre mountain, Annapurna, in 1950, foxing to fore- and lower edges, light foxing prelims., dustwrapper: rubbed at extrems., overall light soiling, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 24886
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Keywords: travel exploration himalaya mountain climbing

 
Herzog, Maurice,
ANNAPURNA - Conquest of the First 8000-metre Peak.
The Reprint Society, London, 1954, club edn., 288pp, col'd pictorial rear eps., col'd frontis, 16pp half tone photo ills., maps in text, dark green cloth with maroon title panel at spine lettered and bordered in gilt, top edge coloured, decorated lettered dustwrapper, an account by the leader of the French Himalayan Expedition of 1950 which succeeded in reaching the summit of Annapurna, light bump tail of spine, faint foxing to edges, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, spine sl. sunned, very good in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 30667
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Keywords: travel exploration himalaya mountain climbing

 
Heyerdahl, Thor,
THE KON-TIKI EXPEDITION by raft across the South Seas.
Allen and Unwin, London, 1951, 16th imp., 235pp and ads., half tone frontis, 18pp half tone ills., light brown cloth gilt at spine and blind stamped upper bd., account of the famous raft journey from Peru to the Pacific Islands, lightly rubbed and bumped at tips, sl. sunning to lower edge upper bd., edges a little foxed, dustwrapper: rubbed at extrems. with sl. loss at spine ends and cnrs. internally repaired, a little surface loss to lower panel, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 22227
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Keywords: autobiography sailing travel pacific maritime kon-tiki

 
Huxley, Elspeth,
FOUR GUINEAS - A Journey through West Africa.
Reprint Society, London, 1955, club edn., 320pp, 28pp half tone photo ills., map in text, black cloth with red leather title label at spine lettered in gilt, upper edge coloured, patterned dustwrapper, the author's account of the countries and peoples of Gambia, Sierra leone, The Gold Coast and Nigeria, very sl. bow to boards, dustwrapper: light rubbed at tips, spine sl. sunned, very good plus in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 28508
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Keywords: west africa gambia sierra leone gold coast nigeria

 
Huxley, Elspeth,
FOUR GUINEAS - A Journey through West Africa.
The Reprint Society, London, 1955, club edn., 320pp, 28pp half tone photo ills., maps in text, black cloth with red title panel at spine lettered and bordered in gilt, top edge coloured, decorated lettered dustwrapper, the author's account of the countries and peoples of Gambia, Sierra leone, The Gold Coast and Nigeria, very faint foxing fore-edge anf free endpapers, dustwrapper: rubbed at extrems., short repaired nick tail front flap fold, very good plus in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 30668
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Keywords: travel west africa gambia sierra leone gold coast nigeria

 
Ince, Martin,
SPACE.
Sphere Books, London, 1981, 1st edn., paperback original, [vi], 215pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., [iii] ads., pictorial upper wrapper (unattrib.), light creasing upper hinge, lightly rubbed at tips, very good,
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Book number: 31926
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Keywords: exploration science space rocket sputnik satellite

 Innes, Hammond,, SEA AND ISLANDS.
Innes, Hammond,
SEA AND ISLANDS.
Collins, London, 1967, 2nd imp., 288pp, many col'd and half tone photo illustrations, turquoise cloth lettered in black at spine, dustwrapper by Frank Francis, non-fiction, a book of two parts; his travels round Europe in his ocean going yacht Mary Deare, and his travels further afield against the background of which many of his books have been written, lightly rubbed and faintly bumped at extrems., dustwrapper: a little rubbed at extrems., repaired nicks upper edge, very good plus in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 10338
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Keywords: maritime sailing crusing europe

 Innes, Hammond,, SEA AND ISLANDS.
Innes, Hammond,
SEA AND ISLANDS.
Collins, London, 1967, 1st edn., 288pp, many col'd and half tone photo illustrations, dark blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, dustwrapper by Frank Francis, non-fiction, a book of two parts; his travels round Europe in his ocean going yacht Mary Deare, and his travels further afield against the background of which many of his books have been written, lightly rubbed at extrems., upper edge sl. dusty, all edges tanned, some light tanning and foxing to endpapers, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, sl. sunning to spine, very good plus in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 13083
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Keywords: maritime sailing cruising europe

 Keenan, Brian and McCarthy, John,, BETWEEN EXTREMES.
Keenan, Brian and McCarthy, John,
BETWEEN EXTREMES.
Bantam, London, 1999, reprint, 346pp, 16pp coloured photo ills., 2 in text maps, navy blue cloth lettered in silver at spine, coloured endpapers, photo pictorial dustwrapper, lightly rubbed at tips, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 36105
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Keywords: travel chile andes patagonia tierra del Fuego

 
Leonard, Jonathan Norton,
FLIGHT INTO SPACE.
Pan, London, 1957, 2nd imp., paperback, 192pp, the facts about space exploration, a little rubbed at extrems. esp. edges of spine, edges browned, good plus,
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Book number: 23522
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Keywords: space satellites space-stations rockets

 
Linklater, Eric,
A YEAR OF SPACE - A Chapter in Autobiography.
The Reprint Society, London, 1954, club edn., 319pp, turquoise cloth with maroon title panel at spine lettered and bordered in gilt, top edge coloured, decorated lettered dustwrapper, an account of the author's travela in Korea (during the war) and to Australia and New Zealand, very faint foxing at fore-edge, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems., very good plus in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 30669
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Keywords: travel autobiography korea war australia new zealand

 
Lord, Walter,
A NIGHT TO REMEMBER.
Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1981, paperback, 186pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., [iii] ads., photo pictorial upper wrapper by Frank Beken, an account of the sinking of the Titanic on the 14th April, 1912, including the voyage, the wreck and the aftermath, lightly rubbed at tips, very good plus,
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Book number: 27653
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Keywords: maritime disaster carpathia white star titanic cruise liner iceberg

 
MacColl, René,
JUST BACK FROM RUSSIA.
Beaverbrook Newspapers, London, ND (c1955), 224pp, incl 24pp half tone photo ills., red cloth backed with cream cloth lettered in gilt at spine, col'd eps., photo pictorial dustwrapper, an account of a visit to USSR at a time when Russia was a mysterious country at the height of the cold war, a little rubbed and bumped at extrems., edges dusty and lightly foxed, old impressed price mark top cnr. ffep., dustwrapper: price clipped, well rubbed at extrems., loss at spine ends and cnrs., a number of small chips and edge tears, very good in a good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 11860
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Keywords: travel russia ussr

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