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A history of exploration. Large format. Turquoise cloth boards with an elaborate decoration in gilt to front, gilt title to spine. Brown pictorial endpapers depicting maps. Colour and b/w illustrations. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly rubbed at open corners.
Elaborately decorated blue cloth with gilt. Colour illustrations. Top edge blue. Selected and introduced by Williams. Second printing. A very nice copy contained in publisher's slipcase which has a few minor marks and scuffs, bump to one corner and small split.
Abridged, annotated and with a foreword by Tim Mackintosh-Smith. Brown cloth boards with blocked design in gilt and blue. Colour illustrations. A fine copy in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed with minor marks.
Introduction and epilogue by John Keay. Blue cloth, pictorial onlay to front. B/w illustrations. Spine is slightly bumped and faded. A couple of small, light marks to covers. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is faded at edges and slightly edge worn, small mark to edge of one panel.
Reissued. Black cloth spine with gilt title, red cloth sides. Maps to endpapers. Colour plates. Seventh printing. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which has a few light scuff marks.
Being passages from the Narrative written by Captain Robert FitzRoy, R.N., together with extracts from his logs, reports and letters; additional material from the diary and letters of Charles Darwin, notes from Midshipman Philip King and letters from Second Lieutenant Bartholomew Sulivan. Selected and edited by David Stanbury. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Spine lightly faded. Contained in publisher's slipcase in poor condition, being split across one end and spine.
A quest from the American West to the Asian East to unravel the greatest enigma in the history of travel. Burgundy cloth boards, blue titles, burgundy ribbon page marker. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781911271000.
SOUTH WITH ENDURANCE: SHACKLETON'S ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION 1914-1917
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819539
Published by Ted Smart. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large oblong format. The photographs of Frank Hurley. From the Archives of the Royal Geographical Society, London, The State Library of New South Wales, Sydney & The Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge. B/w photos. 320 pages. Light rubbing to board edges. Pictorial dustwrapper has a small closed tear to front spine edge (no loss).
Grey cloth with black titles and decoration. 6 b/w plates. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and marks to endpapers and outer page edges. All plates present. Wrapper is price-cut with large tears and chips; some loss; very creased.
Published to coincide with the centenary of Livingstone's death in 1873, this comprehensive biography reveals Livingstone as a complex and paradoxical figure: a man capable of self-sacrifice and ruthless cruelty, dogged throughout his life by self-doubts, contradictions and failure. Brown cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations and plates. ISBN: 0434372080. Light stain to front board. Text block browned and stained. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned, edge-worn, strengthened to verso with magic tape, creased.
An enthralling story of an extraordinary and courageous woman. Her bravery, stoicism and African upbringing were critical to the career of world-renowned explorer and missionary, David Livingstone. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9780715209646.
Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Spine is browned. Contents are still excellent. Slip case is almost very good - some wear and foxing.