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1 Von Ceylon zum Himalaja, ein Reisebuch von Erwin Drinneberg
Berlin Wegweiser Verlag 1926 First Edition Quarter Leather Fine No Dustjacket Hardcover 19cm 
A volume in the Series - 'Jahresreihe fu¨r die Mitglieder des Volksverbandes der Bu¨cherfreunde, 8, 2. Bd'. Travel and Description of Sri Lanka, Burma and India. German language text. 360 pages, map, photo plates [41 photographs by the author], fixed silk page marker; 19 cm. OCLC Number: 1425420. Internally bright, pages white, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square. Spine and corners in tan leather, boards in decorative paper over boards. Very attractive book! Weight, 472g. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 ABELS, Ludwig W. - Wien Und Niederosterreich: Ein Album Herausgegeben Von Der Fremdenverkehrkommission Der Bundeslander Wien Und Niederosterreich
Wien Gerlach & Wiedling 1928 First Edition Printed Card Wraps Very Good  Photo Booklet 24cm by 16.5cm 
Quality, printed, sepia photograph album of Vienna and Lower Austria. Foreword by Dr. Ernst Decsey. 142pp, photographs captioned in German, French and English. Interior is very bright, clean and unmarked. Wrappers are a little soiled. Three-hole binding with silk ties is tight and sound. Weight, 490g.  
Price: 45.00 USD
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3 ADAMS, Kenneth C. California Missions
Los Angeles California Mission Trails Association 1947 Not Stated Printed Wraps Very Good Magazine Format 8.5" by 11" 
Collection of articles on California Missions originally published in 'California highways and Public Works'. Edited and revised by Ray J. Hewitt. 74pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Tiny area of surface loss to top corner of front wrap where old price label removed. Weight, 250g. 
Price: 11.50 USD
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4 AKRIGG, G. P.; AKRIGG, H. B. H. M. S. Virago in the Pacific 1851-1855
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada Sono Nis Press 1992 1550390309 / 9781550390308 First Edition Cloth Boards, Gilt Titles Fine Near Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Signed by Helen Akrigg
Based on the journals and reminiscences of five of the ship's officers and men of H. M. S. Virago. A fascinating view of life aboard a British naval vessel in the mid-nineteenth century. 209pp, illustrated, charts. Very bright, clean copy. Unmarked except for one of the author's signatures to the tp - Helen B. Akrigg. Dustjacket is unclipped and shows only slight wear. 'Near new' appearance. Weight, 460g. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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5 ALDERMAN, H. M. The Charm of Old Surrey
London J. Coker 1935 Third Edition Cloth Solid VG Lacking Dustjacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall H. M. Alderman 
Brief descriptions and sketches of interesting old surviving buildings and features, of the old villages of Surrey, England. 3rd edition, 8vo, 215pp, illus with drawings and a map. Hardcover in green cloth, no dustjacket. Clean, tight copy with gift inscription on fpde. A few notes in light, erasable pencil in some margins, are noted - of relevance. Weight, 430g. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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6 ALLAN, John Robertson North East Lowlands of Scotland (Regional Series)
London Robert Hale Ltd 1974 0709139861 / 9780709139867 Second Edition, Second Printing Cloth Fine Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
History and description of the North-East part of the Lowlands of Scotland, from the North Esk to John o' Groats. 264 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy, still quite fresh. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Similar, unclipped, bright and glossy dustjacket. Weight, 506g. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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Timeless Shore: Canada's West Coast Trail, ALLEN, George
7 ALLEN, George Timeless Shore: Canada's West Coast Trail
Calgary, Ontario, Canada Bayeux Arts Inc 1997 1896209068 / 9781896209067 First Edition Cloth Fine Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Travel and description of British Columbia's West Coast Trail - 75 kilometres of spectacular shoreline on the wild western shore of Vancouver Island. 111pp, profusely illustrated with spectacular color photographs. Gift inscription to ffep otherwise bright, clean and unmarked. Near new copy! Weight, 662g. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Alnwick: Official Guide, ALNWICK
8 ALNWICK Alnwick: Official Guide
London Vickery, Kyrle & Co. Not Stated Printed Card Wrappers Good to Very Good Guide Book 7.25" Tall 
Official Guide Book to the Northumberland County town of Alnwick. Undated, circa late 1920s. 84pp, illustrated, advertising. Interior is clean and unmarked. Binding is sound. Wrappers a little grubby, but not damaged. Some wear to lower part of spine and surface loss to lower 1". Weight, 150g. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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9 AMBRIERE, Francis - Directeur, Les Guides Bleus Provence Cote D'Azur
Paris Librarire Hachette 1953 1953 Edition Blue Cloth, Faux Leather Good VG, or Better  Travel Guide 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" Tall 
Travel Guide to Provence and the Cote d'Azur in the South of France. 1953 edition. French language text. 624pp, folding maps and plans, endpaper maps, fixed silk page marker. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a tight, square binding. Virtually no wear to cloth. Weight, 470g.  
Price: 10.00 USD
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Lewis & Clark: Voyage of Discovery, AMBROSE, Stephen E. Jr.
10 AMBROSE, Stephen E. Jr. Lewis & Clark: Voyage of Discovery
Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Natl Geographic Society 1998 0792270843 / 9780792270843 First Edition Cloth Fine About Fine Hardcover Oblong Quarto Sam Abell 
Interweaves choice entries from the explorers' journals with the author's own latter-day chronicle of how he and his family continue to discover the Trail today. 255 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 24 x 28 cm. Photographs by Sam Abell. Book is bright, clean and unmarked, still fresh. Unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 1.283kg. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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11 ASQUITH, Margot [Countess of Oxford and Asquith] Places & Persons
London Butterworths 1925 
Wonderful memoirs covering the years 1891-1925. 3rd impression, 8vo, 288pp, photo illus. Hardcover in grey cloth with gilt titles. No dustjacket. Clean, tight copy, VG/-  
Price: 11.00 USD
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12 ASSHER, Ben [pseudonym] A Nomad in North America: Pen Pictures By a Sojourner in the New World
London Robert Holden & Co. 1927 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles Very Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
The author's - real name not known - impressions of travel to North America, in particular, British Columbia, the Yukon, and the West Coast of the United States. 243pp, photo illustrated. Bright interior with a little spotting to page edges and to first pages of the book. Solid, tight binding. No wear to blue cloth boards. Previous owner's ink inscriptions to ffep. Dustjacket has darkened spine, edge wear, internal tape repairs. Weight, 690g. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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13 AYYILDIZ, Ugus Unique Cappadocia : "the Go¨reme region"
Istanbul Net Turistik Yayinlar A.S. 1988 9754790256 / 9789754790252 Sixth Edition Printed Card Wrappers Fine Softcover 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Travel guide to the Goreme Region of Cappadocia in modern Turkey emphasoing the Antiquities present. 96pp, profusely color photo illustrated. Bright, clean and unmarked, almost 'as new'. Weight, 292g. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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14 BACON, Walter Highway to the Wilderness
London Robert Hale 1961 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles Near Fine G+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
A British family's account of a visit to Finnish Lapland. 189pp, photo illustrated. Bright copy with a sound binding and unmarked. Dustjacket has edge wear, chips etc. 
Price: 8.75 USD
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15 BAEDEKER, Karl Paris Und Umgebung: Chartres, Fontainebleau, Senlis, Reims, Verdun
Leipzig Karl Baedeker 1937 Later Printing of 1931 Cloth, Semi-Stiff VG+ Good Plus Travel Guide 16 Cm 
Attractive copy of a vintage Baedeker for Paris. The 1937 printing of the 1931 original. German language text. OCLC Number: 13540535. lx, 490, 54 p. maps (part fold.) plans (part fold.) Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight binding. Only slight shelf wear to bottom edge. Dustjacket is clean with some edge wear, mostly minor. Scan available. Weight, 402g. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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16 BAKER, A. D. Tasmania, Now and Then
Hobart J. Walch & Sons 1938 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles Fine  Good VG 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
History and description of Tasmania130pp, illustrated. Book is very clean and bright, inside and out. Distinctive dustjacket has some edge wear, chips but is still most attractive.  
Price: 60.00 USD
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17 BAKER, Simon The Ship: Retracing Cook's Endeavour Voyage
Irvington, New York, U.S.A. Hylas Publishing 2003 1592580041 / 9781592580040 First US Edition, First Printing Cloth As New As New Hardcover Quarto 
Retracing the voyage of Captain Cook on his ship, the Endeavour, to the South Seas on a modern relica in 2001. 223 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 28 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy in a similar, unclipped dustacket, 'as new'. Weight, 1.046kgh. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 BAKER, Sir Samuel W. Eight Years' Wanderings in Ceylon
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott & Co. 1877 Later, American Edition Decorated Cloth Very Good No Dustjacket [None Issued] 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
An account of travel in Ceylon in the mid-nineteenth century. Includes good 'big game hunting' content. 323pp, illustrated. Bright, clean interior. Slight browning to page edges. Sound binding, no weakening to hinges. Attractive rust-color cloth boards with black ink decoration to front board and gilt titles and decoration to spine. Minor wear at tips and points, otherwise bright, clean and attractive. Weight, 600g. 
Price: 69.00 USD
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19 BARKLEY, Frances The Remarkable World of Frances Barkley: 1769-1845
Sidney Gray's Publishing 1978 0888260776 / 9780888260772 First Edition Printed Wraps VG+ Trade Paperback 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
First publication of the reminiscences of Frances Barkley [1769-1845], the first woman traveller to visit the Pacific Northwest, and other exotic parts of the world. Edited by Beth Hill. 232pp, illustrated. Internally clean and bright. Old bookplate to the htp. Very small ink note to the tp. Otherwise, unmarked. Bright, clean exterior. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Weight, 760g. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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20 BARNES, Malcolm - Editor The Mountain World 1955
London George Allen & Unwin 1955 First Edition Cloth, Gilt Titles Fine  About VG 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Annual highlights the year's events in the world of Mountain Climbing. Includes many superb b&w photographs. 222pp, photo illustrated. Book is very bright, almost fresh, with tight binding. Dustjacket has some edge wear.  
Price: 14.00 USD
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