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London: The Travel Book Club. Reprint. Hard Cover. Good/Fair to Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author 192pp, index, 16 illustrations of which 8 are in colour. Yellow boards, slight spine twist, a few marks to front board, slight browning to spine head, light ageing only to contents, overall a Good tight copy in a Fair to Good (edge chipped with loss to spine head/tail and minor corner loss, to be supplied in a removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Signed and dated dedication from the author to front endpaper. Undated, circa 1955. (Book ref. 017270)
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London: Cassell, Petter & Galpin. Fourth Edition. Full-Leather. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 415pp, 44 illustrations. Black leather gilt, 5 bands to spine, title label, spine slightly dulled, rubs to edges and corners, marbled endpapers, general light foxing, a few marks to contents. A good tight very presentable of this classic. 4th edition, undated, circa 1884. (Book ref. 017250)
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London: James Nisbet & Co, 1912. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/No Jacket (Pictorial Boards). 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 320pp, 5 illustrations, 8pp adverts. Red decorated pictorial boards, gilt title panel to spine, slight fraying to 1 corner light bumping to corners, very presentable. School prized inscription neatly to front pastedown, general light foxing, marks to contents, which are tight. Top edge of pages gilt, very slight twist to spine. Overall a Good tight copy of a scarce title. (Book ref. 017249)
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Australia: St George Books, 2010. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 9780867782912 Signed by Author 230pp. Softback, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. Signed by author on title page. Part truth and part fiction, tales of people as they are and as they might have been. (Book ref. 017026)
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USA: Chinese Materials Center, 1981. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0896446174 xii + 222pp + 19pp catalogue at rear, index, map plus 29 illustrations, endpaper maps. Blue boards, light ageing to contents, a VG clean tight copy in (slightly browned) dustwrapper. (Book ref. 017023)
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Canada: Fred W Ludditt, 1980. Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0889251991 104pp, illustrations. Softback, slight corner creasing, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. (Book ref. 017000)
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Time Life Books, 1983. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0705415082 xxiv + 686pp, maps, woodcuts, index. Brown faux leather, gilt/red design with gilt titling, all edges gilt, light wear only, yellow page marker, an unread copy. A reprint of the 1853 edition, with loose ex libris label and narrative sheet. Very heavy, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. (Book ref. 016998)
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Cowbridge: D Brown & Sons Limited, 1990. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 1872808077 79pp + 136 plates, endpaper maps, appendix. Maroon boards, VG clean tight copy in (slight colour fade to spine) dustwrapper. Detailed illustrated history of this western part of Gwent, mainly photographs of railway and mining interest. (Book ref. R14796)
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U.S.A.: The Jaques Cattell Press, 1946. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good+. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall xi + 314pp, endpaper maps, index, colour frontispiece, photographs by the authors, drawings by Mulford B. Foster. 2nd impression. Bright blue boards, minor marks, light wear only. light ageing to contents, a VG clean tight copy in a Good+ (edge chippied with slight loss, a few rubs, protected) dustwrapper. Fascinating narrative of travel through Brazil, the discovery of hitherto unknown orchids and plants. Heavy book, extra shipping required to non-UK address. (Book ref. R14792)
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Abingdon: Motor Racing Publications Ltd, 1948. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good+. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 124pp, index, 19 plates, drawings in text, folding map. Black boards, general light foxing to contents, a VG clean tight copy in a Good+ (slight chipping to corners and spine head/tail, spine browned) dustwrapper. Scarce. Fascinating adventure story and the successful attempt to get 3 Austins and their 8 occupants to complete their tour of 7 capitals in 7 days. (Book ref. 016694)
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London: Methuen & Co, 1984. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0413548309 253pp, not illustrated. Brown boards, general browning to pages, overall a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. (Book ref. 016654)
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London: Faber & Faber, 1945. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good+. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 142pp, index, appendix, 2 maps, 4 illustrations by Edward Lear. Yellow boards, gilt spine decoration and titling, light foxing only mainly to top edge, overall a VG clean tight copy in a Good+ (colour fading to spine and fore-edge, slight edge chipping with minor loss mainly to spine head/tail, reinforced at rear base of front panel, not price-clipped, to be supplied in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. First edition in scarce dustwrapper. (Book ref. 016622)
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London: T Fisher Unwin, 1891. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Publisher 320pp, errata sheet, map, 68 illustrations, some full page, appendices. Blue boards, gilt titling and decoration, excellent bright condition, general light foxing throughout. Non personalised gift dedication from the publisher to verso of front endpaper. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. (Book ref. 016564)
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London: T Fisher Unwin, 1900. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall xvi + 263pp + 8pp adverts at rear. Gilt decorated maroon boards, top edge gilt, other edges rough cut. 67 plates, some full page. foxing to endpapers, light ageing to contents otherwise. A VG clean tight copy. (Book ref. 016556)
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London: T Fisher Unwin, 1896. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good+/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall xv + 238pp, 111 illustrations, some full page. Quarter bound with gilt on grey buckram over pale blue boards with gilt and red decoration. Top edges gilt, other edges rough cut. Twist to spine, general light foxing throughout and to edges. Binding tight, overall a near VG copy without dustwrapper, possibly as issued. First Edition. Heavy book, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. (Book ref. 016554)
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London: John Murray, 1937. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall vii + 156pp, appendix, 10 plates. Blue boards, slight fading to boards, marking to fore-edge of front board, light ageing to contents, minor marking to edges in Good (darkening to spine, generally a little grubby with small areas of heavier marking to rear panel, to be supplied in removeable protective sleeve) dustwrapper. Extremely scarce and a Good copy of the first edition with dustwrapper. A sad tale of the author, who with a cousin and friend, went trapping in North-West Canada, from which none returned. The author, an 18 year old man, kept a diary, which is published herein. (Book ref. 016523)
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London: Constable & Co Ltd, 1997. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0094769206 Signed by Author 224pp, endpaper maps. Blue boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Signed by author on title page. (Book ref. 016421)
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London: The P.S.V. Circle, 1993. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 96pp incl 24 photographs. Softback, slight corner creasing otherwise light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. (Book ref. 016414)
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London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1995. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 0297812602 xiv + 206pp, index, bibliography, notes, 8pp plates, map. Green boards, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. (Book ref. 016407)
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London: The Epworth Press, 1928. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good+/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 194pp, appendix, frontispiece. Red boards, colour fading to spine, minor marks/bumps, owner's details to front pastedown, minor marks/ageing to contents, overall a Good+ clean tight copy without dustwrapper. (Book ref. 016379)