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Tuscan Villas

By: Acton, Harold

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson 1973: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 46305

ISBN: 050024085x

Condition: Very Good


288 pp, illustrated in colour and b/w, some fading to dustwrapper. View more info

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Tuscan Villas

By: Acton, Harold

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson 1973: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 44764

ISBN: 050024085x

Condition: Very Good


288 pp, illustrated in colour and b/w some marks to dustwrapper, and darkening to the spine. View more info

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The Villas of Tuscany

By: Acton, Harold

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson 1984: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 51212

ISBN: 050024121X

Condition: Very Good


288 pp. Hardback in dust jacket. With 179 illustrations, 34 in colour. Photographs by Alexander Zielcke. No names or other inscriptions. VG/VG View more info

Image for Black's Picturesque Tourist of Scotland : With an Accurate Travelling Map; Engraved Charts and Views of the Scenery; Plans of Edinburgh and Glasgow; and a Copious Itinerary

Black's Picturesque Tourist of Scotland : With an Accurate Travelling Map; Engraved Charts and Views of the Scenery; Plans of Edinburgh and Glasgow; and a Copious Itinerary

By: Adam and Charles Black

Price: £450.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Adam and Charles Black 1839: 1839

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 54932

Condition: Very Good


vii, 415, (3) pp. Contemporary blind-stamped cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Boards slightly marked & stained. Two hand-coloured folding maps, two plans, 6 plates, including frontis and one double, and 4 overlaid mini-maps. Internally clean. Binding firm. First edition, published 1839, of the first of Black's Guide Books. In Very Good condition. View more info

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Pyrenean Festivals : Calendar Customs, Music & Magic, Drama & Dance

By: Alford, Violet

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus 1937: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55632

Condition: Very Good


286 pp. Publisher's blue cloth in dust wrapper. Dj torn & chipped with some losses. Cloth clean. Internally clean. No ownership names. Full-page and in-text illustrations. Musical examples. Folding map at rear. View more info

Image for Il Mito e l'Immagine: Capri, Ischia e Procida Nella Pittura Dal '600 Ai Primi Del '900

Il Mito e l'Immagine: Capri, Ischia e Procida Nella Pittura Dal '600 Ai Primi Del '900

By: Alisio, Giancarlo, Brigitte Dapra and Others

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Torino, Nuova ERI Edizioni Rai 1988: 1988

Book number: 44435

Condition: Fine


295 pp. Full cloth in dw. In slipcase. Pictorial endpapers. Numerous colour and b&w reproductions. Text in Italian. View more info

Image for Souvenir of the Lakes of Killarney and Glengariff

Souvenir of the Lakes of Killarney and Glengariff

By: Anon

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson and Sons 1892: 1892

Book number: 51277

Condition: Good


vi, (22), 48 pp. Blue decorated cloth with gilt lettering to front board. Wear to spine ends and extremities. Endpapers darkened. Frontis and eleven additional leaves with lovely colour chromolithographs, two to a page, of scenes of Killarney and environs. This is followed by a 47 page text and map. Good to VG condition. View more info

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The Soviet Arctic

By: Anon and Soviet Union

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Moscow and Leningrad, State Art Publishers 1939: 1939

Book number: 54302

Condition: Good


Unpaginated. Publisher's original grey cloth with red flag design to front board and white lettering to front board & spine. Ex-library copy with usual markings and with loss to front endpaper where label has been roughly excised. Boards rubbed and darkened with tear to spine joint. Black & white photography throughout. Colour folding map at rear. Details the exploration and development of the Soviet Arctic including its native peoples. Details also of the Soviet polar e... View more info

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An Englishman in Paris (Notes and Recollections) In two volumes

By: Anon [Vandam, Albert D.]

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Chapman & Hall 1892: 1892

Edition: Sixth Edition

Book number: 56658

Condition: Very Good


In 2 volumes complete. xv, 332; xv, 352 pp. Contemporary half morocco over cloth. Gilt lettering to spines. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Some scuffing to leather & wear to corners. Internally clean. Bindings firm. View more info

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The Passionate Quest - The Fraser Brothers in India

By: Archer Mildred, Toby Falk

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Alfalk / Scorpion Publishing 1989: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 31897

ISBN: 0905906810

Condition: Very Good


144 pp, 67 colour and 93 black & white illustrations, small white mark on front board. Scarce title. View more info

Image for Illlustrations of Jerusalem and Mount Sinai; Including the Most interesting Sites Between Grand Cairo and Beirout. From Drawings By F. Arundale, Architect, With a descriptive Account of His Tour and Residence in Those Remarkable Countries.

Illlustrations of Jerusalem and Mount Sinai; Including the Most interesting Sites Between Grand Cairo and Beirout. From Drawings By F. Arundale, Architect, With a descriptive Account of His Tour and Residence in Those Remarkable Countries.

By: Arundale, F.

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn 1837: 1837

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 26617

Condition: Good


115pp. Frontispiece printed on Indian paper. Map, plan and 19 tinted lithographs (complete). The binding is waterdamaged but the very handsome plates are in good condition and tissue-guarded. Printing by Hallmandel. View more info

Image for Curry & Rice (On Forty Plates) Or, The Ingredients Of Social Life At "Our" Station In India

Curry & Rice (On Forty Plates) Or, The Ingredients Of Social Life At "Our" Station In India

By: Atkinson, George Francklin, Captain Bengal Engineers

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Day & Son:

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 47467

Condition: Good


N.d. [c. 1859]. Unpaginated. Gilt-decorated cloth. Sometime rebacked with original spine laid down. Corners worn. Board edges and spine darkened. All edges gilt. Scattered foxing, also affecting plates. Forty lithographic plates on subjects such as 'Our Sporting Griff,' 'Our Moonshee,' 'Our Tiger Shooting,' etc. Binding firm. View more info

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Le Marais: Mythe et Realite

By: Babelon, Jean-Pierre

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Paris, Caisse Nationale des Monuments Historiques et des Sites/Picard 1987: 1987

Book number: 52102

ISBN: 2858220751

Condition: Very Good


340 pp. Large paperback. Spine faded but lettering bright. Slight edgewear to covers. Published to accompany the exhibition at the Hotel de Sully in Paris in 1987. Illustrated throughout in b&w. Text in French. VG View more info

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London and Its Environs : Including Excursions to Brighton, the Isle of Wight, etc.

By: Baedeker, K.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Leipsic, Karl Baedeker 1885: 1885

Book number: 55680

Condition: Very Good


Fifth revised edition. x, 368, 45 pp. Publisher's original maroon limp cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Cloth clean. Internally clean. With four maps and 15 plans. Maps and plans complete. View more info

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The United States with an Excursion into Mexico : Handbook for Travellers

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Karl Baedeker, Publisher 1904: 1904

Edition: Third Edition, Revised

Book number: 55678

Condition: Very Good


ciii, 660 pp. Publisher's original maroon limp cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Spine slightly worn & rubbed. Lacks front endpaper. Minor chipping & tears to a few maps. With 25 maps and 35 plans. Maps and plans complete. View more info

Image for Switzerland and the Adjacent Portion of Italy, Savoy, and Tyrol : Handbook for Travellers

Switzerland and the Adjacent Portion of Italy, Savoy, and Tyrol : Handbook for Travellers

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Karl Baedeker, Publisher 1907: 1907

Book number: 55679

Condition: Very Good


Twenty-second edition. xl, 551 pp. Publisher's original maroon limp cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. In the original printed dust wrapper. Dj spine darkened & slightly chipped at spine ends. Cloth clean. Internally clean. With 69 maps, 18 plans and 11 panoramas. All complete. Uncommon in jacket. View more info

Image for Great Britain : Handbook for Travellers

Great Britain : Handbook for Travellers

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Karl Baedeker, Publisher 1910: 1910

Edition: Seventh Edition

Book number: 55693

Condition: Very Good


Seventh edition, revised and augmented. lxviii, 624 pp. Publisher's original red limp cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Slight rubbing & creasing to covers. With 28 maps, 65 plans and a panorama. Collated and complete. View more info

Image for Great Britain : Handbook for Travellers

Great Britain : Handbook for Travellers

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Karl Baedeker, Publisher 1906: 1910

Edition: Sixth Edition

Book number: 55694

Condition: Very Good


Sixth edition, revised and augmented. lxvi, 606 pp. Publisher's original red limp cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Cloth clean. Ink owner's name to half-title. With 22 maps, 58 plans and a panorama. Collated and complete. A nice, bright copy. View more info

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Journeys In the Libyan Desert 1929 and 1930 [bound with] A Further Journey Through the Libyan Desert. Four papers from the Royal Geographical Society magazine 'The Geographical Journal'

By: Bagnold, R. A.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Royal Geographical Society 1931 / 1933: 1931

Book number: 50624

Condition: Very Good


Four articles bound in one. 13-39; 524-535; 103-129; 211-235 pp. Green cloth with gilt-lettered spine. Boards and spine slightly faded & marked. Patterned endpapers. Bookplate to ffep. A collection of four articles from 'The Geographical Journal' bound together in one volume, all relating to Major Bagnold's expeditions to the Libyan desert in 1929 & 1930. Photographs. Two folding maps. Very Good condition. View more info

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In Deep

By: Baines, Frank

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode Ltd. 1959: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55600

Condition: Very Good


222 pp. Publisher's hardback in dust wrapper. Dj slightly edgeworn. Spotting to fore-edge and endpapers. No ownership names. Internally clean. View more info