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A Journey From St Petersburg To Pekin 1719-22

By: Bell of Antermony, John ; Stevenson, J L (Ed)

Price: $23.75

Publisher: Edinburgh at the University Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bwve

Condition: Near Fine


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. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Sempre Diritto : Italiaanse Reisjoernaal

By: Brink, André P

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Afrikaanse Pers-Boekhandel (Edms) Bpk., Johannesburg: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 66hz

Condition: Fair


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. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Fifty Years of Travel by Land, Water, and Air

By: Butler, Frank Hedges

Price: $26.60

Publisher: T Fisher Unwin Ltd., London: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 32ny

Condition: Very Good


421 pages (complete). A comfortable copy. The boards have wear, scuffing, marks from handling and shelving. The spine has been faded. The boards are steady and sure. The contents are pleasing. They are amiable, certain, clean and clear, vigorous, confident, contented, convivial. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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The Baby Boat

By: Cross, Karen

Price: $45.60

Publisher: The Author: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 38km

Condition: Near Fine


326 pages (complete). Signed by Karen Cross (as 'Karen') on the frontispage. A very smart copy. The covers are fresh, healthy, attractive. The contents are in excellent condition. They are very clean, very clear, most convivial, very cheerful, most companionable - as if new throughout! fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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In Jutland With a Cycle

By: Edwardes, Charles

Price: $180.50

Publisher: Chapman & Hall, Ld., London: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22mu

Condition: Good


291 pages (complete). A passive copy of this cheerful book about Edwardes' cycle journey through Jutland at a time when such activities were rare. The mulberry coloured boards have wear, marks, scuffing, stains all about. The gilt titling is dulled. The spine is much rubbed, burnished, worn to head and foot. It is fit and sure. The boards are steady and sound. Gilt to the upper trims (benignly agleam). Paper edges to the side and foot are untrimmed. The contents are mild-mannered. The end papers are tanned and crisped. The last pages have annotations (neat, in pencil). The contents h... View more info

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From a Paris Garret

By: Gallienne, Richard le

Price: $3.80

Publisher: The Richards Press Ltd., London: 1944

Edition: Reprint19mr

Seller ID: 19mr

Condition: Fair


294 pages (complete). A much owned copy. The boards are shabby with wear, scuffing, storage marks. They are however, steady and sure. The contents are benign. The early and later pages have some foxing. Otherwise, the contents are comfortable, clean, clear, agreeably calm. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Capricorn - Following the Invisible Line : My Family's Epic Journey Around the World

By: Holgate, Kingsley

Price: $57.00

Publisher: Struik Publishers: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: btpd

ISBN: 1868727815

Condition: Near Fine


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. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Travels with Tchaikovsky: The Tale of a Cat

By: Hudson, Ray

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Book Guild Ltd, Sussex: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 87ie

ISBN: 0863326390

Condition: Good


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. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tra... View more info

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Sol y Sombra

By: Krige, Uys

Price: $90.25

Publisher: Unie Volkspers, Beperk: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 60jh

Condition: Very Good


261 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A comfortable, pleasing copy of Krige's account of his travels through Spain in the 1930s. The dustjacket has wear, scuffing, marks. It is however, secure and sure. The boards do have some light wear about the edges and corners and head of the spine, they are genial, mild--mannered, comfortable. The contents are in most pleasing condition. They are healthy, assured, congenial, clean, clear, a little tanned about the edges from paper quality, companionable. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Sol y Sombra (Spaanse Sketse)

By: Krige, Uys

Price: $90.25

Publisher: J L van Schaik, Beperk., Pretoria: 1955

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 60kp

Condition: Very Good


191 pages (complete). In Afrikaans throughout. A comfortable copy. The dustjacket has wear, scuffing, tanning, handling marks. It is intact, sure. The earth coloured boards are benign. The corners and edges have shelving wear. They are healthy and contented. Within, the frontis and end papers have residue marks from scotch-tape. Otherwise, the contents are agreeable. They are mellow, clean, clear, convivial, companionable. fk. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Grandmother Goes Greyhound : An Odyssey of 1966 - Letters to her family

By: Lorimer, Eleanor K

Price: $47.50

Publisher: The Author, Port Elizabeth: 1966

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: caii

Condition: Good


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. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Round the World in a Baby Austin

By: Macquarrie, Hector

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Limited, London: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1mo

Condition: Very Good


384 pages (complete). A carefully owned copy. The dustjacket has a clear plastic protective cover. The dj itself has slight wear, age-marks. The spine has shelving wear and sunning. It is secure and comfortable. The boards are pleasingly benign and convivial. They have shelving wear about the edges, some light scuffing. They are steady and sure. The frontispage has some very light insect wear to the top corner. Otherwise, the contents are most pleasing. The half-title page has a previous owner signature; the back pastedown has the same owner's ex-libris plate. The pages are delicious... View more info

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Both Sides of the Ocean : A Russian Writer's Travels in Italy and the United States

By: Nekrasov, Viktor ; Kulukundis, Elias (transl)

Price: $8.55

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, London: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: bykg

Condition: Near Fine


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. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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A Winter in Arabia

By: Stark, Freya

Price: $95.00

Publisher: John Murray, London: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13jy

ISBN: 0879512784

Condition: Good


328 pages (complete). A gently aging, but rigorously compelling book. This is Stark's account (she had written two earlier volumes of account) of her most extraordinary journey to and through the Hadhramaut in Southern Arabia in 1935. The dustjacket is much worn, torn, scuffed, marked by storage and handling, all about. It is intact and secure. The boards too have wear, sunning, marks from storage. However, they are also comfortable, steady, sure. Within, the frontispage has been removed. This caused some scarring to the front pastedown. The papertrims are foxed. The contents are vigo... View more info

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Around the world by bicycle

By: Stücke, Heinz

Price: $17.10

Publisher: The Author: 2010

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: cbvq

Condition: Very Good


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. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info

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Two Young Men See the World

By: Unwin, Stanley ; Storr, Severn

Price: $11.40

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., London: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 67if

ISBN: 0049100289

Condition: Good


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. Orders over $50.00 are shipped using tracked courier delivery services. View more info