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Country Walks in Britain

By: ,

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Basingstoke, Automobile Association: 1997

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 6490


Hardback, 296mm x 241mm decorated boards, c.300pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Top edge of block a little dusty else near fine. Dustwrapper has been handled only occasionally. Large-scale and superbly illustrated guide to a hundred walks through rural Britain, with maps and roure directions. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: Britain, walking, AA, route. This book is unusually heavy or l... View more info

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BUG New Zealand

By: ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Kilcunda, Victoria, BUG Backpackers Guide: 2005

Edition: second edition

Seller ID: 10033


Paperback, 208mm x 120mm , 284pp. plus index, plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Very Good/NoWrapper. Paperback is tight and clean with no creasing - near fine condition, save for a tiny stain to right block edge. Second edition of Backpackers Ultimate Guide to New Zealand, with a strong emphasis on hostel and accommodation listings. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: backpacker, New Zealand, hostel View more info

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BUG New Zealand

By: ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Kilcunda, Victoria, BUG Backpackers Guide: 2004

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 10034


Paperback, 208mm x 120mm , 269pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been read and feels just a little wobbly in hands. Some spotty marks to top block edge else clean. First edition of Backpackers Ultimate Guide to New Zealand, with a strong emphasis on hostel and accommodation listings. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: backpacker, New Zealand, hostel View more info

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BUG Australia

By: ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Kilcunda, Victoria, BUG Backpackers Guide: 2004

Edition: second edition

Seller ID: 10035


Paperback, 208mm x 120mm , 364pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Book is tight and clean, just a little wear from handling at edges. Contains ephemeral publisher's press release about book. First edition of Backpackers Ultimate Guide to Australia, with a strong emphasis on hostel and accommodation listings. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: backpacker, Australia, hostel View more info

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The Green Guide - Atlantic Coast - Poitou, Aquitaine, The Basque Country

By: ,

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Watford, Michelin Travel: 2001

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 12337


Paperback, 24cm x 12cm , 476pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Tall paperback has been well-thumbed, block dges worn and spine creased, pages otherwise clean. Info-heavy Michelin guide for Anglophone travellers in maritime Western France. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: Bazas, Sauterne, Bordeaux View more info

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The Dunlop Guide to Great Britain

By: ,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cheltenham & London, Ed. J Burrow for Dunlop Rubber Company:

Edition: eleventh edition

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 14244


Hardback, 190mm x 113mm nar cloth boards, black titles, eleventh edition, 816pp. Good +/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Book has been handled, light wear and scuffing to edges but overall clean and smart. Undated but inscription suggests a 1953-54 edition of popular A-Z reference guide for the touring motorist in Britain, with maps and advertisements. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: motorist, road, tyre, tourist View more info

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Western Highlands and Royal Deeside - A Ten Day Coach Cruise

By: ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Bearwood, Birmingham, Birmingham and Midland Red Omnibus Company: 1957

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 15994


Hardback, 207mm x 128mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 64pp. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Book is nice and clean, protected by fitted film sheet. Differential fading to endpapers, else clean. Attractive little illustrated guide to an old-style coach tour from Birmingham to the picturesque Highlands of Scotland and back again. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: coach, Highland, Lomond View more info

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Look at the U.S.A.

By: ,

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, The Riverside Press: 1955

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16014


Hardback, 246mm x 167mm light blue cloth boards, red titles, first edition, 522pp. Photographic illustrations. Fair/Less than good. Book has staining and some damage to spine, boards also stained, block edges grubby from handling, pages clean overall. Dustwrapper is generally tanned, also worn from handling with tearing and loss to bottom half of spine. Photograph-heavy guide to all regions of the USA by the editors of Look Magazine. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: Americ... View more info

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Venice and the Veneto - A Phaidon Cultural Guide

By: Albrecht-Bott, Dr Marianne et al

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford, Phaidon: 1988

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 16071


Hardback, 195mm x 120mm decorated boards, 322pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Book has been read, corners bumped, sticker on inner front board, sticker residue to rear, clean and tight overall. English translation of German-published guide to the art, architecture and other cultural highlights of Venice and surrounding area. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: Titian, Doge, Verona, Garda View more info

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Burgundy: the Splendid Duchy - Studies and Sketches in South Burgundy

By: Allen, Percy

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Francis Griffiths: 1912

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 5222


Hardback, 8vo maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xix prelims, 302pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Marjorie Nash. Less than good/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Ex-lib with ink number on spine and sticker on inner board. Boards and spine bumped and scuffed, block edges profoundly ragged. Book has been much read over a century. Attractively illustrated journey through a historic region of Western Europe. Catalogue: Travel.... View more info

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The Rough Guide to the Caribbean

By: Anderson, J.P. et al

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Rough Guides: 2005

Edition: second edition

Seller ID: 12220


Paperback, 197mm x 127mm , 920pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Book has been well thumbed, edges a little grubby, else clean and tight. Information-heavy guide to the islands of the Caribbean, from the Bahamas down to Trinidad, excluding only Haiti. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: Jamaica, reggae, cricket, Antigua View more info

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Black Sea

By: Ascherson, Neal

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1995

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 13009


Hardback, 242mm x 155mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 4th impression, , xi prelims, 306pp. plus index, Good +++/Good +. Book has been read, corners just a little bumped, block edge a little tanned, else clean. Dustwrapper has some wear from handling, rear a little crinkled in places. "A book about a great inland sea, and about European history from the time of Herodotus to the fall of Communism and the new world disorder (sic)" Catalogue: Trav... View more info

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Endeavour - The Story of Captain Cook's First Great Epic Voyage

By: Aughton, Peter

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Moreton-in-Marsh, The Windrush Press: 1999

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16016


Paperback, 215mm x 141mm , 216pp. plus index, Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been handled, light wear to block edges, clean overall with no creasing. Account of an 18th century sea voyage which resulted in the first mapping of New Zealand and the East Coast of Australia. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: Australis, botany, Polynesia, Tahiti View more info

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In The Village - An intimate look at life in a small American community through British eyes

By: Bailey, Anthony

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1972

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 2787


Hardback, 8vo green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 226pp. Good +++/Good +++. Some foxing to block edges. Dustwrapper is bright, clean, and intact, with little evidence of handling, though protective film is torn on rear. Stonington is the setting and the subject for this open-minded and warm book by a Briton who moved to the small Connecticut town of that name in 1961. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: America, Connecticut, Stonington View more info

A Literary & Historical Atlas of Africa and Australasia

By: Bartholomew (LL.D.), J.G.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London / New York, J.M. Dent / E.P. Dutton:

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 10890


Hardback, 174mm x 114mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, , xo prelims, 218pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Book is in good condition given age - clean outside with spine a little faded, block also clean with some darkening to edges. Binding to boards now weak. Undated but certainly a 1912-13 volume from the Everyman's Library Reference series, offering a selection of Bartholomew maps of Southern... View more info

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Turkey beyond the Maenander

By: Bean, George E.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1989

Edition: second thus

Seller ID: 5211


Hardback, 8vo black cloth boards, gilt titles, second thus, xx prelims, 236pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Spine just a little bumped, otherwise near fine. Dustwrapper has small price sticker residue on front. No shelfwear or evidence of handling. The third of Bean's well-known guide to the sites of west and south-west Turkey Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: Turkey, Maenander, Caria View more info

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Pencillings by the Way - A "Constitutional" Voyage Round the World: 1870 & 1871

By: Beaumont, Thomas E.; Godden, Geoffrey A.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Barrie & Jenkins: 1971

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 4434


Hardback, 8vo blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xi prelims, 121pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Fading to ends of spine and actual top and bottom edges of boards. Some faint pinpoint foxing to block edges.Text clean and unmarked. Dustwrapper (now protected) has bumped top of spine. Edited by Godden, this is the diary of a wealthy young provincial English solicitor, sent round the world Eastwards for the good of his health, and... View more info

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To the Source of the Yangtze

By: Bell, Dick

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1991

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 14201


Hardback, 225mm x 140mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xi prelims, 380 + 32pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book has been handled, spine creased, still clean with light wear only. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear. Superb account of how RAF officer Mike Cole led the 1990 British Hovercraft Expedition to China, and succeeded in taming the mighty River Yangtse in the teeth of natural (and human) obstacles. Catalogue: Tra... View more info

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The City of Healing Angels

By: Berendt, John

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 2005

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 14059


Hardback, 24cm x 16cm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 373pp. Very Good/Very Good. Book is clean and tight with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper is clean with little or no wear, front flap clipped. A superb tour of Venice and its inhabitants, rich in the unique history of the city. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: Adriatic, Byzantium, Guggenheim, island View more info

'Blackwood' Tales from the Outposts - 1. Frontiers of Empire

By: Bethell, Lieutenant-Colonel L.A. (ed)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, Blackwood: 1932

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5330


Hardback, 182mm x 122mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 285pp. Good/NoWrapper. Differential fading to endpapers. Spine and boards bumped. Block edges dusty with hint of foxing. Collection of short vignettes descibing life and events on the fringes of the British Empire. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: Empire, Tibet, India View more info

'Blackwood' Tales from the Outposts - 4. Pioneering

By: Bethell, Lieutenant-Colonel L.A. (ed)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, Blackwood: 1939

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5334


Hardback, 182mm x 122mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 310pp. Good/NoWrapper. Front board has advanced 5mm in front of rear. Spine bumped, boards basically clean. Block also clean with some dusty edges. Collection of tales from outposts of the British Empire Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: Empire, army View more info

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French Lessons in Africa - Travels with my briefcase through French Africa

By: Biddlecombe, Peter

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Little, Brown: 1993

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 13010


Hardback, 24cm x 15cm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, ix prelims, 434pp. Good +++/Good +++. Book has been handled but still clean and tight with just a little wear to block edges. Dustwrapper is clean with minimal wear from handling. An English businessman's account of travel in nine Francophone nations of sub-Saharan Africa, as well as the former Belgian Congo (Zaire at time of publication.) Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: Francophone, Cameroon, Benin, Sene... View more info

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Imagined Corners - Exploring the World's First Atlas

By: Binding, Paul

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Headline - Review: 2003

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 15856


Hardback, 252mm x 184mm decorated boards, 314pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Book is bright and clean with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper is clean with light wear to edges. Superbly illustrated account of the world's first true atlas, published in Antwerp in 1570 by Abraham Ortelius. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: Antwerp, exploration, projection, cartography This book is unusu... View more info

The Journal of a Tour to Corsica: And memoirs of Pascal Paoli

By: Boswell (Esq.), James ; Bishop, Morchard

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, Williams & Norgate: 1951

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 12486


Hardback, 202mm x 127mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 127pp. Good +++/NoWrapper. Hardback is certainly not new but basically clean and unmarked with little or no wear. 20th century edition of Boswell's classic travelogue, with text based on the first and third editions (1768-69) edited and introduced by Bishop. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: Boswell, Johnson, Rousseau View more info

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South from Granada

By: Brenan, Gerald

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Readers Union: 1958

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 16353


Hardback, 208mm x 130mm orange cloth boards, black titles, first thus, xii prelims, 282+pp. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Book is clean with minimal wear from handling. Dustwrapper (now protected) has been handled, some grubbiness to rear, still presentable overall. Book Club edition of 1957 account of 20th century travels in the far South of Spain amongst a people steeped in old ways and traditions. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: Almeria, flamenco, Andalu... View more info

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Bound for Botany Bay - British Convict Voyages to Australia

By: Brooke, Alan ; Brandon, David

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Kew, The National Archives: 2005

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 12527


Hardback, 24cm x 16cm dark blue cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, 272pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +++. Book is tight and clean with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrappper is clean with minimal wear. Superbly researched, and illustrated throughout with colour photographs, this is a superb semi-official British account of Australia's origins as a penal colony. Catalogue: Tra... View more info

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Chile - The Bradt Travel Guide

By: Burford, Tim

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Chalfont St. Peter / Guilford, CT, Bradt / Globe Pequot: 2005

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 10045


Paperback, 214mm x 131mm , viii prelims, 680pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Paperback has been read but still bright and clean with no creasing. Top block edge a little grubby and just a hint of curling at corners. Hefty Bradt guide for the traveller in Chile, including Easter Island. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: Chile, Santiago, Atacama, easter View more info

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A Saharan Venture, being the account of a journey across the Sahara from Kano to Algeria

By: Cameron, Donald R.G.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1928

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Gift Inscription

Seller ID: 4418


Hardback, 8vo brown cloth boards, green titles, first edition, x prelims, 314pp. plus index, plus advertisments, Photographic illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Gift Inscription. Frontispiece partially detached. Boards a little faded and grubby, block edge also a little grubby, with some foxing also affecting opening and closing pages. Account of an adventurous desert journey. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: Sahara, Kano, Agades View more info

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The Falkland Islands

By: Cawkell, M.B.R. ; Maling, D.H. ; Cawkell E.M.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1960

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Gift Inscription

Seller ID: 13792


Hardback, 221mm x 140mm green cloth boards, black titles, first edition, xii prelims, 252+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good/Good. Gift Inscription. Exterior a little bumped and scuffed, foxiing to block edges and to opening/closing pages, else clean and tight. Dustwrapper is clean with some edgewear and surface rubbing. A comprehensive account of the history, economy and physical landscape of a windswept British South Atlantic colony. Catalogue: Travel.... View more info

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The Long Farewell - Settlers Under Sail

By: Charlwood, Don

Price: £8.50

Seller ID: 16017


Hardback, 225mm x 185mm blue cloth boards, white titles, , x prelims, 338pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Reading copy only/Good. Half-title page with publication details has been torn out. Book is in otherwise good condition - clean overall with light wear to board and block edges. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some wear to edges, spine and adjacent areas faded. Likely 1990s account of the month-long voyages of 19th century... View more info