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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
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
By: FORBES, Rosita.
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
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 few other pages. Some foxing early and late, and occasionally inside, generally clean. Complete, with both volumes now in my... View more info
By: LETTS, Malcolm.
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
By: LOVELL, Mary S.
Publisher: London, Little, Brown and Company: 1998
Seller ID: 35722
8vo. 910pp, illustrated, endpaper maps. Cloth-textured papered boards with dustwrapper. A fine clean copy. ISBN 0316643858 View more info
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 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 t... View more info
By: NEILSON, David.
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
By: PIKE, Nicholas
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 small piece snipped from its lower corner. The title-page slightly soiled, otherwise a very good clean copy. ***PIke was the US c... View more info
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
By: WILKINS, W.H.
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