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Image for City of the Saints and across the Rocky Mountains to California.

City of the Saints and across the Rocky Mountains to California.

By: BURTON, Richard F.

Price: $1,350.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts: 1861

Seller ID: 32877


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. View more info

Image for Across New Guinea from the Fly to the Sepik.

Across New Guinea from the Fly to the Sepik.

By: CHAMPION, Ivan S.

Price: $220.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 1932

Seller ID: 35626


First edition. 8vo. xx, 268pp, 38 illustrations (frontis portrait & 23 plates), folding map with coloured highlights. Original brown buckram, slight flecking at inner head corner of the upper board, extremities a little rubbed. Top edges tinted red, the others foxed, occasional light foxing to some margins and text pages; otherwise a very good clean copy. Prize plate of the NSW Technical Education Branch on front paste-down. View more info

With Wilson in Matabeleland; or, Sport and War in Zambesia.

By: DONOVAN, Captain C.H.W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Bulawayo, Books of Rhodesia: 1979

Seller ID: 30333


(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 View more info

Image for The Secret of the Sahara : Kufara.

The Secret of the Sahara : Kufara.

By: FORBES, Rosita.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1921

Seller ID: 33624


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. View more info

Image for Richard F. Burton, K.C.M.G., his early public and private life, with an account of his travels and explorations [in two volumes].

Richard F. Burton, K.C.M.G., his early public and private life, with an account of his travels and explorations [in two volumes].

By: HITCHMAN, Francis.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington: 1887

Seller ID: 33337


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... View more info

Image for Sir John Mandeville : the man and his book.

Sir John Mandeville : the man and his book.

By: LETTS, Malcolm.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Batchworth: 1949

Seller ID: 34918


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. View more info

Image for 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.

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.

By: Mandeville: edited by J.O. Halliwell.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Batchworth: 1949

Seller ID: 34927


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 print... View more info

Image for Patagonia : images of a wild land.

Patagonia : images of a wild land.

By: NEILSON, David.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Emerald (Victoria), Snowgum Press: 1999

Seller ID: 34093


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 View more info

Image for Sub-tropical Rambles in the Land of the Aphanapteryx : personal experiences, adventures and wanderings in and around the island of Mauritius. London 1873.

Sub-tropical Rambles in the Land of the Aphanapteryx : personal experiences, adventures and wanderings in and around the island of Mauritius. London 1873.

By: PIKE, Nicholas

Price: $440.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston, Low, and Searle: 1873

Seller ID: 34648


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 smal... View more info

Image for 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.

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.

By: SHELDON, Charles.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1912

Seller ID: 33940


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. View more info

Image for The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton : the story of her life, told in part by herself and in part by...

The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton : the story of her life, told in part by herself and in part by...

By: WILKINS, W.H.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1897

Seller ID: 32870


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. View more info