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Ommanney, F. D.,
EASTERN WINDOWS.
Readers Union, London, 1962, club edn., 245pp, 8pp halt tone photo ills., brown cloth lettered and decorated in gilt at spine, upper edge coloured, pictorial dustwrapper, the author, a zoologist and marine biologist, relates his time in the 1950's in Singapore with the Colonial Service as Director of Fishery Research and at Hong Kong as reader in Marine Biology, with seagoing research trips and a conference in Tokyo, lightly rubbed at tips, dustwrapper: a little rubbed at etxrems., small chips tail of spine and short nick lower flap fold, very good plus in a good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 28507
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Keywords: far east singapore hong kong japan tokyo marine biology fishery fisheries research

 
Ommanney, F. D.,
THE SHOALS OF CAPRICORN.
Readers Union, London, 1954, club edn., 280pp, 4pp half tone photo ills., maps at endpapers, dark green cloth lettered and lined in gilt at spine, top edge coloured, decorated lettered dustwrapper, an account of a two year scientific survey for the Colonial Office into the feasibility of commercial fishing in the shoals water of the Indian Ocean between the Seychelles and Mauritius, very lightly bumped at lower tips, dustwrapper: rubbed at extrems., sl. loss at spine ends and tips, two short tears upper edge lower panel, spine sl. sunned, very good plus in a good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 30741
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Keywords: travel exploration maritime voyage survey scientific fisheries seychelles mauritius

 
Parkman, Francis,
THE OREGON TRAIL - Sketches of Prairie and Rocky Mountain Life.
Readers Union, London, 1944, club edn., viii, 280pp, maps at endpapers, green cloth lettered in gilt at spine, the classic account of the author's 1846 journey into the Great West and his time spent in a village of Sioux indians, a little bumped and light;y rubbed at extrems., light foxing to edges, a few faint fox marks to prelims., light foxing to final endpapers, no dustwrapper, good plus,
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Book number: 28503
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Keywords: usa oregon sioux west

 van der Post, Laurens,, JOURNEY INTO RUSSIA.
van der Post, Laurens,
JOURNEY INTO RUSSIA.
The Reprint Society, London, 1965, club edn., 319pp inc. 2pp map, green cloth backed with maroon at spine, lettered in gilt at spine, upper edge coloureed, coloured lettered dustwrapper, an account of a journey of discovery through and across Russia in the early 1960's, bumped and a little creased at upper cnr. of upper board, heavy creasing to front free endpaper, dustwrapper: a little rubbed at extrems., short repaired tear upper edge upper panel, good plus in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 30754
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Keywords: travel russia moscow tashkent samarkand tblisi yalta kiev cossack siberia

 
van der Post, Laurens,
VENTURE TO THE INTERIOR.
Reprint Society, London, 1953, club edn., 254pp, frontis in line and 3 maps in text, green cloth with maroon leather title label lettered in gilt, patterned dustwrapper, the author, sent on a government mission to Nyasaland in 1949, relates his journey with the eye of the natural writer and story-teller, light bump fore-edge upper board, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems., spine sl. sunned, very good plus in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 28486
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Keywords: travel nyasaland mlanje africa

 
van der Post, Laurens,
VENTURE TO THE INTERIOR.
The Reprint Society, London, 1953, club edn., 254pp, frontis in line and 3 maps in text, green cloth with maroon title panel at spine lettered and bordered in gilt, top edge coloured, decorated lettered dustwrapper, the author, sent on a government mission to Nyasaland in 1949, relates his journey with the eye of the natural writer and story-tellr, small mark lower board, a few light fox marks at endpapers, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems., spine sl. sunned, very good plus in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 30657
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Keywords: travel nyasaland mlanje africa

 
Price, Willard,
INCREDIBLE AFRICA.
Heinemann, London, 1961, 1st edn., 213pp, 64pp half tone photo ills., maps in text, dark geen cloth gilt, a round trip of Africa from Morocco to South Africa and Kenya to Ghana, a little rubbed at spine ends and tips, front free endpaper removed, dustwrapper: well rubbed, several edge tears incl. 2" tear at top fr. hinge, very good in a poor dustwrapper,
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Book number: 18042
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Keywords: travel exploration brazil

 
Raymond, Ernest,
IN THE STEPS OF ST. FRANCIS.
Rich and Cowan, London, 1945, reprint, 377pp, 2 folding maps, 32pp half tone ills., dark brown cloth gilt, pictorial dustwrapper by E. A. Cox, a re-tracing of the life and times of St. Francis in from Umbria and Tuscany to Slavonia, Egypt and the Holy Land, lightly rubbed at etxrems., faint fox marks to endpapers, dustwrapper: a liitle rubbed at extrems., with very sl. loss to spine ends, internally repaired, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 22228
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Keywords: travel raymond st. francis umbria tuscany slavonia egypt holy land palestine mount la verna

 
Robertson, R. B.,
OF WHALES AND MEN.
The Reprint Society, London, 1958, club edn., 255pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., maps at endpapers, blue cloth with red title panel at spine, lettered and bordered in gilt, top edge coloured, decorated lettered dustwrapper, an account of the men and their work, whaling in the South Atlantic, sl. flecks of colour loss to cloth upper and lower edges, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at tips, very good plus in a very good plus dustwrapper,
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Book number: 30651
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Keywords: travel antarctic icebergs whaling fishermen

 Sansom, William,, SOUTH - Aspects and Images from Corsica, Italy and Southern France.
Sansom, William,
SOUTH - Aspects and Images from Corsica, Italy and Southern France.
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1948, 1st edn., 198pp, black cloth lettered and decorated in gilt at spine, lower edge uncut, decorated lettered dustwrapper by John Piper, nine short stories, sl. sunning at spine ends, edges tanned and several small brown splash marks lower edge, endpapers slight splash marks, dustwrapper: rubbed at extrems. with loss to spine ends, upper edge and cnrs., light overall soiling, very good in a poor dustwrapper,
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Book number: 37693
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Keywords: fiction short stories john piper

 Scargill, Ian,, THE DORDOGNE REGION OF FRANCE.
Scargill, Ian,
THE DORDOGNE REGION OF FRANCE.
David and Charles, Newton Abbot, ND (copyright 1974), 1st edn., 238pp inc. 16pp half tone photo ills., 16 in text maps and diagrams, green cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured pictorial dustwrapper, an account of the Dordogne region of France, the ancient Périgord famous for its pre-history cave paintings, an account of the historical and architectural heritage of the region as well as a description of the modern economy, its local customs and gastronomic specialities, lightly rubbed at tips, bumped at upper edges of boards, upper edge some faint foxing, all edges tanned, dustwrapper: lightly rubbed at extrems., good plus in a very good dustwrapper,
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Book number: 42288
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Keywords: france dordogne travel exploration lascaux perigord sarlat bergerac

 
Seaver, George,
EDWARD WILSON OF THE ANTARCTIC - Naturalist and Friend.
John Murray, London, 1935, 7th imp., xxxiv, 301pp, col'd frontis port., 21 plates (6 col'd) by Ed. Wilson, 1 halftone photo portrait, 3 maps (1 folding), and 2 facsimles of notebook pages, with an introduction by Apsley Cherry-Garrard, dark blue cloth with ivory cloth title label at spine lettered in gilt, no dustwrapper, very good,
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Book number: 11862
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Keywords: travel exploration antarctic wildlife nature

 
Severin, Tim,
THE BRENDAN VOYAGE.
Arrow Books, London, 1979, 1st in imprint, paperback, 265pp, 24pp col'd photo ills., attempt to re-create the 6th century voyage of St, Brendan to America, very good plus,
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Book number: 20275
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Keywords: maritime travel exploration

 
Severin, Tim,
THE BRENDAN VOYAGE.
Arrow Books, London, 1979, 1st in imprint, paperback, 265pp, [v] ads., 24pp col'd photo ills., maps in text, photo pictorial wrappers, an account of the attempt to recreate the legendary 6th Century voyage of St. Brendan from Ireland to North America in a leather boat, a little rubbed at extrems., faint creases to wrappers, impressed mark fore-edge lower wrapper, very good,
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Book number: 28459
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Keywords: brendan atlantic ireland north america voyage history

 Shackleton, Sir Ernest, CVO,, SOUTH - The Endurance Expedition.
Shackleton, Sir Ernest, CVO,
SOUTH - The Endurance Expedition.
Penguin, Harmondsworth, ND, reprint, paperback, xxii, 418pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., maps/diagrams in text, [v] ads., photo pictorial wrappers, Chackleton's own account of the Antarctic expedition in Endurance in 1914, a little rubbed at tips, edges tanned, very good,
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Book number: 36468
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Keywords: exploration expedition antarctic endurance

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