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BUG Australia, ,
1 BUG Australia
,. BUG Backpackers Guide, Kilcunda, Victoria, 2004. second edition, 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. 10035

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BUG New Zealand, ,
2 BUG New Zealand
,. BUG Backpackers Guide, Kilcunda, Victoria, 2005. second edition, 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. 10033

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BUG New Zealand, ,
3 BUG New Zealand
,. BUG Backpackers Guide, Kilcunda, Victoria, 2004. first edition, 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. 10034

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Country Walks in Britain, ,
4 Country Walks in Britain
,. Automobile Association, Basingstoke, 1997. first edition, 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 large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 6490

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Red Guide - Highlands of Scotland - following the principal road, railway and steamer routes, and indicating the chief tours from each centre, ,
5 Red Guide - Highlands of Scotland - following the principal road, railway and steamer routes, and indicating the chief tours from each centre
,. Ward, Lock, London, thirteenth edition, Hardback, 18cm x 12cm red cloth boards, black titles, thirteenth edition, 171+pp. plus index, plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/Reading copy only. Previous owner's name. Book has been handled, some stains to endpapers, spine and boards a little bumped, pages basically clean and unmarked with maps still attached and clean. Dustwrapper has been handled and worn and has suffered significant loss to rear. Undated but likely 1960s edition of Ward Lock Red Guide to the dramatic landscape of the Scottish Highlands. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: Scotland, Higland, Skye, Inverness. 11364

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The Dunlop Guide to Great Britain, ,
6 The Dunlop Guide to Great Britain
,. Ed. J Burrow for Dunlop Rubber Company, Cheltenham & London, eleventh edition, 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. 14244

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The Green Guide - Atlantic Coast - Poitou, Aquitaine, The Basque Country, ,
7 The Green Guide - Atlantic Coast - Poitou, Aquitaine, The Basque Country
,. Michelin Travel, Watford, 2001. first edition, 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. 12337

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Burgundy: the Splendid Duchy - Studies and Sketches in South Burgundy, Allen, Percy
8 Burgundy: the Splendid Duchy - Studies and Sketches in South Burgundy
Allen, Percy. Francis Griffiths, London, 1912. first edition, 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. Keywords: Burgundy, Duchy, Cluny, Saone. 5222

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The Rough Guide to the Caribbean, Anderson, J.P.             et al
9 The Rough Guide to the Caribbean
Anderson, J.P. et al. Rough Guides, London, 2005. second edition, 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. 12220

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Black Sea, Ascherson, Neal
10 Black Sea
Ascherson, Neal. Jonathan Cape, London, 1995. first edition, 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: Travel. Keywords: Euxine, Amazon, Khazar, Soviet. 13009

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In The Village - An intimate look at life in a small American community through British eyes, Bailey, Anthony
11 In The Village - An intimate look at life in a small American community through British eyes
Bailey, Anthony. Thames & Hudson, London, 1972. first edition, 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. 2787

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The Road to Barcelona and the Costa Brava, Baron, Stanley
12 The Road to Barcelona and the Costa Brava
Baron, Stanley. Eyre & Spottiswoode, London, 1961. first edition, Hardback, 220mm x 144mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 224+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good +. Owners inscription. Book has been read, some wear and foxing to block edges, spine creased, else clean and tight. Dustwrapper is clean with some wear from handling and grubby at some edges. Account of the journey through France to Barcelona via Rouen, Chartres, Bourges and other places of beauty and interest. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: history, Cevennes, Gorges, Auvergne. 14243

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13 A Literary & Historical Atlas of Africa and Australasia
Bartholomew (LL.D.), J.G.. J.M. Dent / E.P. Dutton, London / New York, 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 lands, with plates of coins and detailed maps of cities, battles etc. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: hemisphere, Australia, Johannesburg. 10890

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Turkey beyond the Maenander, Bean, George E.
14 Turkey beyond the Maenander
Bean, George E.. John Murray, London, 1989. second thus, 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. 5211

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Pencillings by the Way - A "Constitutional" Voyage Round the World: 1870 & 1871, Beaumont, Thomas E.;   Godden, Geoffrey A.
15 Pencillings by the Way - A "Constitutional" Voyage Round the World: 1870 & 1871
Beaumont, Thomas E.; Godden, Geoffrey A.. Barrie & Jenkins, London, 1971. first edition, 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 for the ultimate delight of latter-day readers... Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: Grantham, voyage, Beaumont, Honolulu. 4434

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To the Source of the Yangtze, Bell, Dick
16 To the Source of the Yangtze
Bell, Dick. Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1991. first edition, 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: Travel. Keywords: hovercraft, China, mountain, expedition. 14201

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The City of Healing Angels, Berendt, John
17 The City of Healing Angels
Berendt, John. Hodder & Stoughton, London, 2005. first edition, 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. 14059

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18 'Blackwood' Tales from the Outposts - 1. Frontiers of Empire
Bethell, Lieutenant-Colonel L.A. (ed). Blackwood, Edinburgh & London, 1932. first edition, 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. 5330

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19 'Blackwood' Tales from the Outposts - 4. Pioneering
Bethell, Lieutenant-Colonel L.A. (ed). Blackwood, Edinburgh & London, 1939. first edition, 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. 5334

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French Lessons in Africa - Travels with my briefcase through French Africa, Biddlecombe, Peter
20 French Lessons in Africa - Travels with my briefcase through French Africa
Biddlecombe, Peter. Little, Brown, London, 1993. first edition, 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, Senegal. 13010

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21 The Journal of a Tour to Corsica: And memoirs of Pascal Paoli
Boswell (Esq.), James ; Bishop, Morchard. Williams & Norgate, London, 1951. first thus, 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. 12486

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Bound for Botany Bay - British Convict Voyages to Australia, Brooke, Alan ;   Brandon, David
22 Bound for Botany Bay - British Convict Voyages to Australia
Brooke, Alan ; Brandon, David. The National Archives, Kew, 2005. first edition, 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: Travel. Keywords: transportation, Australia, colony. 12527

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Chile - The Bradt Travel Guide, Burford, Tim
23 Chile - The Bradt Travel Guide
Burford, Tim. Bradt / Globe Pequot, Chalfont St. Peter / Guilford, CT, 2005. first edition, 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. 10045

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A Saharan Venture, being the account of a journey across the Sahara from Kano to Algeria, Cameron, Donald R.G.
24 A Saharan Venture, being the account of a journey across the Sahara from Kano to Algeria
Cameron, Donald R.G.. Edward Arnold, London, 1928. first edition, 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. 4418

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Call of the running tide - Girl aloft in the days of trade, Carr, Marion
25 Call of the running tide - Girl aloft in the days of trade
Carr, Marion. Sailtrust, Maldon, Essex, 1983. first edition, Hardback, 216mm x 154mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, x prelims, 95+pp. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Hardback has some foxing to block edges, and around endpaper edges, else clean and tight. Dustwrapper has light wear only from handling. Account of many years of living and working on a traditional Thames sailing barge. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: Thames, barge, sail, diesel. 12533

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The Falkland Islands, Cawkell, M.B.R. ;   Maling, D.H. ;      Cawkell E.M.
26 The Falkland Islands
Cawkell, M.B.R. ; Maling, D.H. ; Cawkell E.M.. Macmillan, London, 1960. first edition, 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. Keywords: Stanley, Atlantic, Magellan, colony. 13792

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The Life and Times of Sir Kai Ho Kai, Choa, G.H.
27 The Life and Times of Sir Kai Ho Kai
Choa, G.H.. Chinese University Press, Hong Kong, 1981. first edition, Hardback, 8vo dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xii prelims, 220pp. plus index, plus appendix/appendicies, Black and white illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Inscribed by author. Block edges faintly grubby. Spine a little bumped. Private library stamp on front endpaper. Dustwrapper has a little light shelfwear. The remarkable story of Sir Kai, a Westernising path-breaker in the fields of law and medicine, and a contributor to political reform in Hong Kong. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: Kai, Hong Kong, plague. 4448

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Riding the Jetstream - The Story of Ballooning from Montgolfier to Breitling, Christopher, John
28 Riding the Jetstream - The Story of Ballooning from Montgolfier to Breitling
Christopher, John. John Murray, London, 2001. first edition, Paperback, 222mm x 137mm , xv prelims, 256+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good +. Book is a proof copy with paper covers. Has been handled, some grubbiness and stains to block edges, photographic pages are in a rough b/w, clean overall. Dustwrapper is clean but with wear and creasing around edges. An excellent historical account of two centuries of competitive ballooning. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: balloon, Verne, wicker, Branson. 14394

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29 Journey to Pitcairn
Clune, Frank. Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1966. first edition, Hardback, 24cm x 16cm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xviii prelims, 245pp. plus appendix/appendicies, Black and white illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Inscribed by author. Boards bumped, scuffed with some staining to rear. Block edges a little grubby also. No d/w. A journey after the famous voyage of HMS Bounty, with its mutiny, and final landfall of mutineers on the impossibly remote Pitcairn Island. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: Pitcairn, Bounty, mutiny, Christian. 4468

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Reminiscences of Johannesburg and London, Cohen, Louis
30 Reminiscences of Johannesburg and London
Cohen, Louis. Africana Book Society, Johannesburg, 1976. first thus, Hardback, 217mm x 140mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, xvii prelims, 316+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Owners inscription. Hardback is clean and tight, just a little foxing to block edges. Dustwrapper is clean with spine colour faded, sticker on rear. Memoirs of a British-born Jew who became an eminent figure in the heyday of 19th century Johannesburg. Facsimile reprint of 1924 edition with a new Foreword and illustrations. Catalogue: Travel. Keywords: gold, Barnato, Rand, Boer. 14061

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