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A Journey From St Petersburg To Pekin 1719-22, Bell of Antermony, John ; Stevenson, J L (Ed)
1 Bell of Antermony, John ; Stevenson, J L (Ed) A Journey From St Petersburg To Pekin 1719-22
Edinburgh at the University Press 1965 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Poor Hardcover 
248 pages (complete). A pleasing copy. The dustjacket is much worn all about. It is scuffed, rubbed and marked. However, it is comfortable and sure. The boards are calm. They have storage wear about the edges. The boards are otherwise healthy and sound. Within, the contents are most agreeable. The pages are tight, fresh, clean, clear, confident and generous - as if barely used throughout. fk 
Price: 23.75 USD
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Sempre Diritto : Italiaanse Reisjoernaal, Brink, André P
2 Brink, André P Sempre Diritto : Italiaanse Reisjoernaal
Afrikaanse Pers-Boekhandel (Edms) Bpk., Johannesburg 1963 First Edition Hardcover Fair Poor Hardcover 
119 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. Brink's account of a journey that changed his life forever. At some stage the book has been subjected to damp storage conditions. This has resulted in waving about the edges of the pages. The dustjacket is worn and torn all about, scuffed and marked. It is stoic and sure. The boards have wear and scuffing and some marks. They are secure and steady. Within, aside from the damp-waving, the pages are clean, clear, certain, companionable, competent. fk 
Price: 47.50 USD
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Capricorn - Following the Invisible Line : My Family's Epic Journey Around the World, Holgate, Kingsley
3 Holgate, Kingsley Capricorn - Following the Invisible Line : My Family's Epic Journey Around the World
Struik Publishers 2003 1868727815 / 9781868727810 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Hardcover Signed
208 pages (complete). Inscribed and signed with a flourish by Kingsley Holgate on the opp-title page. An attractive copy. Disc missing. The boards have some light marks. The cloth spine is handsome. The titling has a little wear. Within, the contents are in excellent condition. The pages are healthy, hale, clean, clear, certain, contented, confident. fk 
Price: 57.00 USD
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Travels with Tchaikovsky: The Tale of a Cat, Hudson, Ray
4 Hudson, Ray Travels with Tchaikovsky: The Tale of a Cat
Book Guild Ltd, Sussex 1991 0863326390 / 9780863326394 First Edition Hardcover Good Fair Hardcover Applegath, Gary (Photo) Signed
110 pages (complete). Inscribed and signed by Ray Hudson on the frontispage (dated: Dec. 1993). A mildly aging copy. The book has also been avidly read! The dustjacket has wear, scuffing, creasing all about from handling and shelving. It is benign and comfortable. The boards have handling and ownership marks and wear. The edges and corners have shelving wear. The contents are relaxed. There are ownership and handling marks (particularly to the edges). Otherwise, the contents are contented, mild-mannered, clean, clear, amiable, convivial. fk 
Price: 47.50 USD
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Grandmother Goes Greyhound : An Odyssey of 1966 - Letters to her family, Lorimer, Eleanor K
5 Lorimer, Eleanor K Grandmother Goes Greyhound : An Odyssey of 1966 - Letters to her family
The Author, Port Elizabeth 1966 Softcover Good No Jacket Softcover Signed
112 pages (complete). Signed by Eleanor Lorimer on the frontispage. An amiably aging copy. The covers are some light storage wear and marks. They are mild-mannered and secure. The contents have some sprinkles of foxing here and there. Otherwise, the pages are mild-mannered, companionable, affable, comfortable. fk 
Price: 47.50 USD
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Both Sides of the Ocean : A Russian Writer's Travels in Italy and the United States, Nekrasov, Viktor ; Kulukundis, Elias (transl)
6 Nekrasov, Viktor ; Kulukundis, Elias (transl) Both Sides of the Ocean : A Russian Writer's Travels in Italy and the United States
Jonathan Cape, London 1964 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Fair Hardcover 
192 pages (complete). A contented copy of this book that was denounced by Kruschev. The dustjacket is tidy with some light wear and scuffing and rubbing. It is secure. The boards and contents are most agreeable. They are sound and sure. The pages are tight, very clean and clear - as if new throughout! fk 
Price: 8.55 USD
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Quedah; or, Stray Leaves frm a Journal in Malayan Waters /  A Cruise in Japanese Waters / The Fight on the Peiho in 1859, Osborn CB, Captain Sherard
7 Osborn CB, Captain Sherard Quedah; or, Stray Leaves frm a Journal in Malayan Waters / A Cruise in Japanese Waters / The Fight on the Peiho in 1859
William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London 1865 New Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Hardcover 
535 pages (complete). Volume III of "Narratives of Voyage and Adventure" by Sherard Osborn. Includes his most well known titles. The brown boards are firm, healthy, sound. They have wear and some scuffing. The dedication page has previous owner inscriptions (one being, Edward Osborn - but there is no evidence that he was kin of Sherard). The contents are mildly aged with freckles of foxing and flushes of tanning here and there. However, the pages are by far clean, clear, comfortable, companionable, engaging, ready, welcoming, fit. fk 
Price: 475.00 USD
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Cape Cold to Cape Hot, Pape, Richard
8 Pape, Richard Cape Cold to Cape Hot
Odhams Press Limited, London 1956 First Edition Hardcover Poor Poor Hardcover 
256 pages (complete). A most inconsiderately stored but still resolute copy. Richard Paper was described by Antony Blond (his literary agent) as brutally drunk, murderous, treacherous and sly and also great fun! All qualities that stood him good stead for this extraordinary story of his motor journey from Honningsvag at Nordkapp in Norway to Cape Town. This copy is scruffy, much affected by storage, but yet comfortable and assured. The dustjacket has much wear, marks and scuffing all about. It has been reinforced on the reverse with nostalgia-inducing brown paper. The early and end pages have insect damage; the contents are foxed, marked. They are bravely sure, clear, generous, engaging. fk 
Price: 8.55 USD
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Around the world by bicycle, Stücke, Heinz
9 Stücke, Heinz Around the world by bicycle
The Author 2010 2nd Edition Softcover Very Good No Jacket Softcover Signed
Complete. Inscribed and signed by Heinz Stücke on the front cover (dated: 17.4.12). Landscape format. Booklet style. A smart copy. The covers are healthy and neat. The contents are fresh, clean, clear, genial, companionable. fk 
Price: 17.10 USD
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Two Young Men See the World, Unwin, Stanley ; Storr, Severn
10 Unwin, Stanley ; Storr, Severn Two Young Men See the World
George Allen & Unwin Ltd., London 1934 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Hardcover 
510 pages (complete). A passive copy. The boards have wear, scuffing and handling marks all about. They are still sturdy and sound. The contents are blithely aging. There are user and storage marks - occasionally. Otherwise, the contents are comfortable, clean, clear, colonial, confident, companionable. fk 
Price: 11.40 USD
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The Silent Traveller in Paris, Yee, Chiang
11 Yee, Chiang The Silent Traveller in Paris
Methuen & Co., Ltd., London 1956 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Poor Hardcover Yee, Chiang 
285 pages (complete). A gentle, amiable copy. The dustjacket is much worn and torn. It is included. The boards are healthy. They have some sunning and light scuffing. The contents are in excellent condition. They are healthy, fresh, happy, generous, clean and clear, companionable. fk 
Price: 6.65 USD
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