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The Traveller's Handbook for Belgium, and the Ardennes. With Maps and Plans.
London: Thomas Cook & Son, 1913.
Endpapers browned with a 3cm tear near gutter, ugly ink scribble to obscure inscription on front free endpaper. Front coloured map has been folded a bit awkwardly and has small tears, some wear to covers, else about very good.
$16.50 Book Number: 5409 Order / Enquire
The Station. Athos: Treasures and Men.
London: Duckworth, (1928). First edition.
Octavo, smooth blue cloth, pp. 292; 33 illustrations (all present). A fine copy in the rare dust jacket. The dust jacket has three small edge tears (1/2"), slight loss at the corners and sline ends, and is a little spine faded and dust- soiled. A handsome copy.
$2500.00 Book Number: 20142 Order / Enquire
Earl Mountbatten of Burma. Edited by Philip Ziegler.
From Shore to Shore. The Tour Diaries of Earl Mountbatten of Burma, 1953- 1979.
8vo., black boards, pp. xii, 402; llustrated. With an index. The diaries recount Mountbatten's experiences as Allied Commander in Chief while visting Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassier and his tenure as First Sea Lord touring India, Burma, New Zealand and Australia. Also visits to Argentina, the Galapagos Islands, Moscow and Leningrad. A near fine copy in dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 8219 Order / Enquire
The Rainbow Bridge.
London: Edward Arnold, 1926. Third impression.
Octavo, blue cloth, pp. vii, 383; illustrations and folding map. With the attractive bookplate of Toronto printer, Arnold Brigden. Various references to plant species are marked with pencil throughout the text. Brown stain on front free endpaper, sewn binding exposed at gutters in several places, lower corners bumped, else very good. No dust jacket.
$85.00 Book Number: 13770 Order / Enquire
Among the Hills. A Book of Joy in High Places.
London: The Swarthmore Press Ltd., 1927. Second impression.
Octavo, blue cloth, pp. 326, (2); illustrated. Various references to plant species marked with pencil throughout the text. Light staining to covers, mostly effecting the glazing on the cloth, else very good; no dust jacket.
$27.50 Book Number: 13771 Order / Enquire
Shakespeare's Country in Colour. A Collection of Colour Photographs. With an Introductory Text and Notes on the Illustrations.
London: B.T. Batsford Ltd, (1960). First edition.
Small quarto, green boards, pp. . A book about Stratford-- upon- Avon. Inscribed to an unspecified recipient, "with best wishes from Joan the Pen / Joan Fleming 1960". I assume this book is by the same Joan Fleming who wrote detective stories, however I have been unable to confirm this beyond conjecture. Slight foxing to top page edge, top corner slightly bumped, else near fine; the dust jacket is lightly foxed on the interior, the jacket is a bit rubbed, with some edge wear and a 1" tear to the rear panel. A nice book, I don't see too many of these Batsford series books inscribed.
$45.00 Book Number: 13036 Order / Enquire
FRASER, Marian Botsford.
Walking the Line.
Vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, Limited, (1989). First Canadian edition.
Octavo, brown boards, pp. 218. Travel along the Canadian/American border. Book has slight smell of tobacco smoke, tidy non-authorial inscription on endpaper, else near fine in a very good dust jacket a little wrinkled at the bottom edge of the rear panel.
$16.50 Book Number: 12956 Order / Enquire
Turtle Island. A Journey to Britain's Oddest Colony.
(London): Allen Lane / The Penguin Press, (2002). Second printing.
Octavo, dark blue boards, pp. [ix], 158. Very good in dust jacket with a 1 cm tear to the edge of the front panel. Comes with a mylar dust jacket protector.
$16.50 Book Number: 12762 Order / Enquire
GOLOVIN, Pavel N.; Dmytryshyn, Basil (translator); Crownhart-Vaughan, E. A. (translator).
Civil and Savage Encounters : The Worldly Travel Letters of an Imperial Russian Navy Officer, 1860-61.
Portland: Western Imprints / The Press of the Oregon Historical Society, 1893. First edition.
Octavo, grey boards backed in maroon cloth, pp. [xxvi], ; illustrated by Karen Beyers. A fine copy in dust jacket.
$19.25 Book Number: 13645 Order / Enquire
GRIFFIS, William Elliot.
The American in Holland. Sentimental Rambles in the Eleven Provinces of the Netherlands.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1900. Early edition.
Name on endpaper, a few pages roughly opened, slight corner bump, else a clean and very good copy.
$16.50 Book Number: 5703 Order / Enquire
Trials of a Travel-Courier.
London: Robert Hale Limited, (1959). First edition.
Octavo, green boards, pp. 191. Basedv on twelve years experience catering to the needs of conducted tourists in Europe. Light toning to covers, else very good in a price-clipped dust jacket with some light creasing. Attractive copy.
$16.50 Book Number: 11482 Order / Enquire
KING, C.F. Jr.,
A Boy's Vacation Abroad. An American Boy's Diary of his First Trip to Europe.
Boston: The C.M. Clark Publishing Co., 1907. Reprint.
Octavo, original red cloth trade binding stamped in black, white and gilt showing a young man carrying luggage, a train meeting a ship in the background, and numerous envelopes cascading downwards from the top of the design; pp. vii, 163, + numerous publisher's ads at rear; illustrated with the author's black and white photos. Inscription presenting the book as a school award on the first blank, spine ends a bit frayed, spine slightly faded, small light stain on upper board, else a very good and bright example of this attractive binding.
$16.50 Book Number: 11393 Order / Enquire
MacDONALD, J. Ramsay.
At Home and Abroad. Essays.
London: Jonathan Cape, 1936. First edition.
Octavo, cinammon coloured cloth, pp. 260. Includes travel essays about Ceylon, Algeria, England, and Canada, including the Maritime Provinces and Newfoundland. From a private library with the owner's card pocket tipped to rear pastedown, else a very clean, bright copy. No dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 11772 Order / Enquire
Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers, (1913). First edition.
19 cm x 13.5 cm, red cloth stamped in bling and gilt, pp. ; "with many illustrations especially drawn by Geo. Desains and Charlotte Schaller". Front endpaper roughly removed, else a fine copy of an attractively produced book.
$16.50 Book Number: 12069 Order / Enquire
A Far Country. Travels in Ethiopia.
London: Century, 1990. First edition.
24 cm x 16 cm, red boards, pp. 210. Remainder mark to bottom page edge, else very good in dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 12387 Order / Enquire