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Macmillan, Norman (ed),
BEST FLYING STORIES.
Faber and Faber, London, 1941, reprint, 494pp, turquoise cloth gilt, an anthology of stories from the early days of flying between about 1912 and June 1940, incl. some from WW1 and one from WW2, rubbed, bumped, front free endpaper removed, several marks, no dustwrapper, reading copy only,
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Book number: 19035
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Keywords: war ww2 raf rfc flight

 
Michener, James A, and Day, A. Grove,
RASCALS IN PARADISE.
Corgi Books, London, 1981, reprint, paperback, [viii], 325pp, [ii] ads., pictorial wrappers (unattrib.), upper edge tanned, very good plus,
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Book number: 31201
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Keywords: travel south seas explorers adventurers buccaneers artists rogues

 
Mignot, André (translated by Peter Fleming),
TIBETAN MARCHES.
The Travel Book Club, London, ND (c1950), club edn., 288pp, frontis and 24pp half tone photo ills, 3pp maps, red cloth lettered in black at spine, photo montage dustwrapper, an account of the travels of a French doctor 1946/7, through Tibet, disguised as a mendicant lama he tried to reach Lhasa but was turned away and then travelled north to Koko-nor and east to Peking in China, lightly rubbed and bumped at extrems., 5 line ink name/address front free endpaper (2 lines crossed thro'), dustwrapper: rubbed at extrems. with sl. loss at spine ends and cnrs., internally repaired, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 26386
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Keywords: tibet lhasa china peking

 
Migot, André (intro. Peter Fleming),
TIBETAN MARCHES.
Readers Union, London, 1956, club edn., xiv, 303pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., maps at endpapers, ivory cloth lettered in gilt and blind at spine, upper edge coloured, patterned dustwrapper, an account of the author's journey through Tibet from December 1946 to September 1947, a little bumped at head of spine, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems., very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 28505
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Keywords: asia china tibet

 Miller, Wright,, RUSSIANS AS PEOPLE.
Miller, Wright,
RUSSIANS AS PEOPLE.
Readers Union, London, 1962, club edn., 181pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., maroon cloth lettered in gilt at spine, upper edge coloured, pictorial dustwrapper, a contemporary view of Russians, not as victims of or enthusiasts for Cummunism but as people moulded by their history, culture and traditions, very lightly bumped at upper tips, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems., short nicks at head of spine, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 28962
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Keywords: russia russians culture history morals geography manners tradition

 Mitchell, R. J.,, THE SPRING VOYAGE - The Jerusalem Pilgrimage in 1458.
Mitchell, R. J.,
THE SPRING VOYAGE - The Jerusalem Pilgrimage in 1458.
Readers Union, London, 1965, club edn., 213pp, 8pp half tone ills., double page map, dark blue cloth lettered in silver at spine, decorated in silver upper board, upper edge coloured, pictorial dustwrapper, based on the diaries of six of the pilgrims of the Spring Voyage of 1458 - the pilgrimage to Jerusalem, who travelled in the newly commissioned trireme galley Loredana from Venice via Crete, Rhodes and Cyprus to the Holy Land, lightly rubbed at tips, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, light crease upper panel, very good plus in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 28955
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Keywords: travel galley trireme mediterranean italy aegean venice crete rhodes cyprus palestine holy land pilgrimage jerusalem christian

 Moorehead, Alan,, THE FATAL IMPACT - An Account of the Invasion of the South Pacific 1767-1840.
Moorehead, Alan,
THE FATAL IMPACT - An Account of the Invasion of the South Pacific 1767-1840.
Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1968, 1st in imprint, paperback, 283pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., 5 maps in text, [ii] ads., photo pictorial upper wrapper, very sl. slant to spine, spine sunned with faint vertical creasing, a little rubbed at extrems. with tiny chip upper edge upper wrapper, edges tanned, remains of label inside upper wrapper, good plus,
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Book number: 33826
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Keywords: travel exploration pacific cook australia tahiti antarctica missionaries aborigines

 Moorehead, Alan,, THE WHITE NILE.
Moorehead, Alan,
THE WHITE NILE.
Penguin, Harmondsworth, 1963, 1st in imprint, paperback, 384pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., 10 maps in text, pictorial montage upper wrapper by Frederick Price, an account and history of the exploration of the source of the Nile 1856-1900, very sl. slant and roll to spine with light vertical creasing, a little rubbed at extrems. with short nick tail of upper hinge, edges tanned, good plus,
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Book number: 33825
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Keywords: egypt nile africa exploration history

 Moorhouse, Geoffrey,, TO THE FRONTIER.
Moorhouse, Geoffrey,
TO THE FRONTIER.
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1984, 2nd imp., 285pp, maps at endpapers, light blue cloth lettered in gilt at spine, decorative head bands, coloured wraparound pictorial dustwrapper, the author's account of his travels through Sind, Baluchastan and the Punjab to the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan, finally coming to the bhigh Hindu Kush mountains, traversing the Balchastan desert, visiting Lahore and penetrating the Khyber Pass as far as Afghanistan, recollecting the history of the region and commenting on the tribesmen and Oriental art, very slightly cocked. edges tanned, dustwrapper: unpriced, lightly rubbed at tips, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 41176
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Keywords: travel exploration north west frontier pakistan khyber

 
Morris, John,
TRAVELLER FROM TOKYO.
The Book Club, London, 1945, club edn., 152pp, magenta cloth with black title panel lettered in magenta at spine, pictorial dustwrapper (unattrib.), the author spent 4 years in Japan from 1938, lecturing in English Literature at a Tokyo university and acting as adviser to the Japanese Foreign Office. Because of the latter post he was the only Englishman allowed complete freedom after Japan's entry into WW2 and recounts all apects of Japanese life before and after Pearl Harbor until his repatriation in July 1942, lightly rubbed at tips, top edge sl. dusty, dustwrapper: rubbed at extrems. with sl. loss to spine ends, top edge and cnrs., very good plus in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 16716
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Keywords: travel japan ww2 doolittle raid

 
Morris, John,
A WINTER IN NEPAL.
Readers Union, London, 1964, club edn., 232pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., maps and diagram in text, black cloth lettered and decorated in gilt at spine, upper edge coloured, patterned dustwrapper, an anthropologist and former army officer with twenty years service, mostly with the Ghurkas from whom he learned Nepalese, explores the then re-opened country of Nepal in 1960-61, very lightly bumped at upper cnrs., boards inclined to bow, light crease and short edge tear to prelims. at inner margin of lower edge, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems., very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 28485
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Keywords: travel nepal khatmandu

 
Morton, H. V.,
IN THE STEPS OF THE MASTER.
Rich and Cowan, London, 1934, 1st edn., (xii), 388pp, frontis, 8 double page and 15 single page sepia tone plates, maps at eps., black cloth gilt (once), first edition of a much reprinted book recording the author's travels through the Holy Land visiting the places associated with Christ's ministry, sl. cocked, surface a little rubbed, nick to cloth at head of spine, spine sunned, gilding almost rubbed off, edges rather browned, no dustwrapper, good,
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Book number: 17021
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Keywords: travel topography palestine israel christianity judaism

 
Morton, H. V.,
IN THE STEPS OF THE MASTER.
Methuen, London, 1943, 13th edn., (xii), 388pp, frontis and 14pp sepia tone ills., maps at eps., black cloth gilt, plain printed dustwrapper, recording the author's travels through the Holy Land visiting the places associated with Christ's ministry, sl. surface loss of colour to top quarter of boards, top edge dusty and sl. water staining, tips lightly rubbed, edges foxed, dustwrapper: rubbed at extrems with sl. loss, spine browned, sopil marks and light foxing, good plus in a good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 17022
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Morton, H. V.,
IN THE STEPS OF ST. PAUL.
Methuen, London, 1937, 2nd edn. and 1st in imprint, (xx), 440pp, frontis, 8 double page and 15 single page sepia tone plates, maps at eps., black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, contains 2 title pages, one from Rich and Cowan showing on verso 3rd imp. of original edition, preceded by a title page with the Methuen imprint marked Second Edition and a contradictory publishing history on verso (ie. a cataloguer's nightmare), the author follows the route of St. Paul from Tarsus through the Middle East and Mediterranean to Rome, a little bumped at spine ends, crnrs. and board edges, impressed mark central in spine, cloth marked in places, gilding rubbed and a little dull, 2 line ink inscr. on blank opposite half title, no dustwrapper, good,
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Book number: 17032
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Keywords: travel topography palestine israel middle east mediterranean italy christianity judaism

 Morton, Friedrich (ills. by Fritz Berger),, XELAHUH.
Morton, Friedrich (ills. by Fritz Berger),
XELAHUH.
The Adventurers Club, London, ND (circa 1960), club edn., 208pp, in text line drawings, light green cloth lettered in black at spine, coloured pictorial montage dustwrapper, first English edition published by Hollis & Carter in 1959, the explorer, archaeologist and naturalist spent many years in Guatemala and here relates his experiences, lightly rubbed and bumped at tips, edges tanned, ink inscr. verso front free endpaper, and gift card with old sello stains to half title, dustwrapper: a little rubbed with sl. loss at extrems., repaired to reverse, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 42285
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Keywords: travel exploration guatemala south america

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