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Large oblong format. Front cover design by Jessie M. King. A Grosse Panoramen und 49 Ansichten nach Momentaufnahmen in Photographiedruck. Some grubby marks to covers. Bumping to corners. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Date and name in ink to front endpaper. Some margin marks.
SENT FORTH A DOVE: DISCOVERY OF THE DUYFKEN
Written by James Henderson.
Stock no. 1821996
Published by University Of Western Australia Press. 1st 1999. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
In 1606 the little Dutch East India Company Ship, Duyfken, came upon the coast of Cape York Peninsula. Its skipper, Willem Jansz went to his grave without knowing that his crew were the first Europeans to land on the shores of the sixth continent. His chart lay undiscovered in the archives for many years. Nearly 400 years later, a small group of people dedicated themselves to the daunting task of bringing the Dufyken story back to life including building a replica ship. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos & illustrations and a few colour photos. This is a presentation copy of 1000 numbered and signed by the author. ISBN: 1876268247. This is copy 340 of 1000 SIGNED by the author. Text block browned, a few foxspots to endpaper. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed. Strong tobacco smell present.
Volumes one and two combined. 16 colour plates and 136 pages of b/w illustrations. Large format. Blue marks to endpapers. A few grubby marks to title page. Text block grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper has a few stains to verso, is edge-worn and creased with a few chips and small tears to corners, a little grubby and a few foxspots to rear.
Small format. Dark green leather with gilt titles and decorations. 5th edition. Edited by Rev. T. Wilson. All edges gilt. B/w illustrations. Wear and rubbing to edges. Boards a little bowed. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing throughout.
A pocket guide for walkers detailing 100 of the more common flowers out of the 1,000 or so to be found in Andorra. Four languages: Catalan, French, Romanian, English. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 9992010290. Edges of card covers lightly rubbed. Crease to free front endpaper. Contents clean.
Rollo's Tour in Europe series. Blue embossed cloth, gilt title to spine. 215 pages. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped with slight wear. Stain to rear cover. Small name plate to front pastedown. Inscription in pencil to front endpaper. Foxspots to page margins.
Ancient Peoples and Places Series. Edited by Daniel. B/w maps, diagrams and photographs. ISBN: 0500020760. Mottling to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with some edge-creasing.
Nautical Canals of Europe Series. Red boards, gilt title. B/w photos. Second edition. ISBN: 0245509747. Foxing to outer page edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.
THE GERMAN PACIFIC LOCOMOTIVE: ITS DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT
Written by David Maidment.
Stock no. 1818048
Published by Pen & Sword Transport. 1st 2017. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
The design, construction and operation of the full range of pacifics that ran in both parts of Germany, and the large numbers of these locomotives that have been preserved. Oblong format. Green cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w & colour photos. 400 pages. ISBN: 9781473852495.
European fortifications of World War II. B/w photos, maps and diagrams. 431 pages. ISBN: 1580970001. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded at spine and slightly grubby.
HANDBOOK OF THE BIRDS OF EUROPE THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA (9 VOLUMES)
Written by Stanley Cramp. Illustrated by Paul Barruel; Robert Gillmor; Peter Hayman; Peter Scott; et al..
Stock no. 2130562
Published by Oxford University Press. Circa 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Blue cloth. Packed with colour and b/w illustrations. Taking account of the great advances made in ornithological knowledge in recent years. A detailed and authoritative work. Large format. Volumes 1-3 are reprints, 4-9 are 1st editions. Spotting to covers of a few volumes. Marks to outer page edges, with some foxing. Wrapper spines are faded. Volume 3 wrapper is also price-cut.