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City of the Saints and across the Rocky Mountains to California., BURTON, Richard F.
1 BURTON, Richard F. City of the Saints and across the Rocky Mountains to California.
London Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts 1861 
First edition. 8vo. xii, 708pp, frontis, folding map, 8 plates and other text illustrations. Original green morocco-grained cloth, decorated in blind with a gilt beehive device on the upper board; extremities a little rubbed. The edges yellowed, a touch of occasional pale foxing inside but a very good clean copy, with tissue guards for the plates in place. Francis Crossle's copy, with his name on the front endpaper. ***The city being that of the Great Salt Lake. 
Price: 1350.00 AUD
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2 DONOVAN, Captain C.H.W. With Wilson in Matabeleland; or, Sport and War in Zambesia.
Bulawayo Books of Rhodesia 1979 
(Rhodesiana Reprint Library, Silver Series, volume 23.) Facsimile reproduction of the 1894 edition with a new frontispiece, foreword, appendix and index. [xxii], xiv, 336pp, numerous b&w photographic illustrations, folding map. Decorated cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. Top corners of both boards slightly bumped, otherwise very good. ISBN 0869201816 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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The Secret of the Sahara : Kufara., FORBES, Rosita.
3 FORBES, Rosita. The Secret of the Sahara : Kufara.
London Cassell 1921 
With 76 illustrations from photographs by the author, and a map. Large 8vo. xvi, 350pp, b&w plates, folding coloured map, index. Original cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, decorated in brown and blue on the upper board; extremities a little rubbed. Edges spotted, offsetting on endpapers, some occasional light spotting inside, but a good to very good clean copy. Owner's name. ***The author's 1920-21 journey to the Kufra basin/oasis in south-eastern Cyrenaica, Libya. 
Price: 55.00 AUD
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Richard F. Burton, K.C.M.G., his early public and private life, with an account of his travels and explorations [in two volumes]., HITCHMAN, Francis.
4 HITCHMAN, Francis. Richard F. Burton, K.C.M.G., his early public and private life, with an account of his travels and explorations [in two volumes].
London Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington 1887 
Two volumes. [I] xii, 430pp, frontis & 7 plates, 4 text illus. [II] x, 460pp, frontis & 11 plates, 19 text illus. Contemporary half-leather and marbled paper sides, well rubbed, 3cm split at head of upper joint of Volume II. EX-LIBRARY: from the Free Public Library, Sydney - 'for circulation to Country libraries only' - with its gilt lettering in the leather on both upper boards, plates on both front paste-downs, small ink-stamps (and cancellation stamps) on titles and a few other pages. Some foxing early and late, and occasionally inside, generally clean. Complete, with both volumes now in mylar wrappers. A good set. 
Price: 150.00 AUD
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Sir John Mandeville : the man and his book., LETTS, Malcolm.
5 LETTS, Malcolm. Sir John Mandeville : the man and his book.
London Batchworth 1949 
192pp, illustrated, endpaper map. Cloth with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy. Owner's name. *** A serious study of the legendary travel book, compiled in French around 1366 and first printed in English in 1499 by Wynkyn de Worde. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Tthe Voiage and Travaile of Sir John Mandeville which treateth of the way to Hierusalem;and the marvayles of Inde, with other ilands and countryes. Reprinted from the edition of A.D. 1725., Mandeville: edited by J.O. Halliwell.
6 Mandeville: edited by J.O. Halliwell. Tthe Voiage and Travaile of Sir John Mandeville which treateth of the way to Hierusalem;and the marvayles of Inde, with other ilands and countryes. Reprinted from the edition of A.D. 1725.
London Batchworth 1949 
With an introduction, additional notes and glossary by J.O. Halliwell. 8vo. xxxii, 326pp, frontis, numerous woodcuts reproduced from the earlier edition. Contemporary quarter leather and papered boards, extremities rubbed, head of spine fraying a little with short split to upper joint. Edges uncut. A good clean copy. Owner's name and small clipping from bookseller's catalogue on front endpaper. *** The legendary travel book, compiled in French around 1366 and first printed in English in 1499 by Wynkyn de Worde. The text here is taken from MS Cotton Tit C.xvi (British Museum), as presented in the 1725 edition. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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7 MAXWELL, Marius. Stalking Big Game with a camera in Equatorial Africa. With a Monograph on the African Elephant.
London William Heinemann 1925 
Photographs by the author. Preface by Sir Sydney F. Harmer. Reprint. 4to. 206pp, folding frontis & 112 b&w plates (some folding), map. Original cloth (extremities rubbed). Tiny burn mark on fore-edge of first few leaves, two clean tears to foot edge of frontis, and one to fore-edge of folding map, neatly closed with archival tape; light soiling of edges and endpapers. Good to very good. 
Price: 75.00 AUD
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Patagonia : images of a wild land., NEILSON, David.
8 NEILSON, David. Patagonia : images of a wild land.
Emerald (Victoria) Snowgum Press 1999 
Photographs and text by David Neilson. Folio. 96pp, colour and b&w photographs. Pictorial papered boards with dustwrapper. A very good clean copy, inscribed by David Neilson. ISBN 0958575304 
Price: 125.00 AUD
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Sub-tropical Rambles in the Land of the Aphanapteryx : personal experiences, adventures and wanderings in and around the island of Mauritius. London 1873., PIKE, Nicholas
9 PIKE, Nicholas Sub-tropical Rambles in the Land of the Aphanapteryx : personal experiences, adventures and wanderings in and around the island of Mauritius. London 1873.
London Sampson Low, Marston, Low, and Searle 1873 
First UK edition. xviii, 512pp, 4 folding coloured maps, frontis and 14 other b&w plates, text illustrations. Modern rebinding, retaining the half-title, in half brown leather and patterned cloth, raised bands and gilt rules, new endpapers. The title-page, and most of the plates, have a faint blind stamp in the top corner (possibly Royal Australian Institute); that on the title has within it the hand-written date 1/9/75 [1875 presumably]. The plate facing p316 has a small piece snipped from its lower corner. The title-page slightly soiled, otherwise a very good clean copy. ***PIke was the US consul at Port Louis. His account includes much on the fauna and flora of the island. 
Price: 440.00 AUD
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The Wilderness of the North Pacific Coast Islands : a hunter's experiences while searching for wapiti, bears, and caribou on the larger coast islands of British Columbia and Alaska., SHELDON, Charles.
10 SHELDON, Charles. The Wilderness of the North Pacific Coast Islands : a hunter's experiences while searching for wapiti, bears, and caribou on the larger coast islands of British Columbia and Alaska.
London T. Fisher Unwin 1912 
8vo. xviii, 246pp, 5 photogravure plates, 63 other illustrations, 5 maps (one folding). Blue buckram, lettered in gilt; a couple of light spots on the upper board, lower corners slightly bumped. Endpaper gutter at front hinge just starting the crack, otherwise a very good clean copy. 
Price: 85.00 AUD
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The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton : the story of her life, told in part by herself and in part by..., WILKINS, W.H.
11 WILKINS, W.H. The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton : the story of her life, told in part by herself and in part by...
London Hutchinson 1897 
With portraits and illustrations. Second edition. Two volumes. [I] xvi, 374pp, frontis & 17 plates. [II] viii, 375-778pp, frontis & 23 plates. Original brown cloth, gilt signature and star device on the upper boards, top edges gilt. Some spotting early and late, the binding a little strained between some of the signatures but the binding solid. A good clean set. 
Price: 100.00 AUD
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