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A TASTE FOR TRAVEL
Written by John Julius Norwich.
Stock no. 1819058
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An anthology of travel writing. Edited by Norwich. 420 pages. ISBN: 0333384342. SIGNED by the author (with dedication) to title page. Light shelf wear to top & tail of spine. Text block a little grubby/marked. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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THE STONES OF VENICE
Written by John Ruskin; Jan Morris. Illustrated by John Ruskin.
Stock no. 2132313
Published by Folio Society. 2005. Fine condition.

The Stones of Venice was originally published in 3 volumes between 1851 and 1853. Ruskin believed that the best of Gothic architecture was to be found in Venice. This edition is in beautiful brick-red pictorial cloth with colour plates by Ruskin. 350 pages includes index. A fine copy in near fine slipcase.

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ANSEL ADAMS IN THE NATIONAL PARKS: PHOTOGRAPHS FROM AMERICA'S WILD PLACES
Written by Andrea G. Stillman. Illustrated by Ansel Adams.
Stock no. 1819043
Published by Little, Brown and Company. Circa 2010. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive book of Adams' photographs of America's national parks and wilderness areas. Oblong format. White matt pictorial boards. B/w photos. 344 pages. ISBN: 9780316078467. 4th printing. White pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby.

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DAINTREE: WHERE THE FOREST MEETS THE REEF
Written by Rupert Russell.
Stock no. 1819036
Published by Kevin Weldon And Associates Pty Ltd; The Australian Conservation Foundation. 1986. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Daintree, Australia, where coastal rainforest meets the sea. The tropical rainforests of Daintree are in danger from developers... Large format. Green glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 0949708127. Name in ink to half-title page. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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THE HERITAGE OF AUSTRALIA: THE ILLUSTRATED REGISTER OF THE NATIONAL ESTATE
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819029
Published by The Macmillan Company Of Australia. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A unique stocktaking of the places which have special value - historic, environmental and cultural - to the nation. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos throughout, a few colour photos. A fat volume. ISBN: 0333337506. Lower edges of boards have small indentations. Text block just slightly grubby. Name in ink to front endpaper. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed and a little grubby.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF PARIS
Written by Elisabeth De Stroumillo.
Stock no. 2132191
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1982. Slightly better than very good condition.

Observers Series No. 94. Laminate Boards. With 8 colour plates and 57 b/w photographs. ISBN: 0723216304. Some light browning to covers (a darker patch to bottom of spine).

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THE BLUE OF CAPRICORN
Written by Eugene Burdick. Illustrated by William Hofmann.
Stock no. 1818943
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Pacific in its Wonder. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Second impression. Text block lightly browned. Price-cut blue pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with a few tape repairs to verso, scuffed to rear panel.

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TRAVELLERS' INDIA: AN ANTHOLOGY
Written by H.K. Kaul.
Stock no. 1818888
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1979. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

This anthology deals with published travel accounts from ancient time to the early twentieth-century, selected by H.K. Kaul, Librarian at the India International Centre, New Delhi. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. ISBN: 019560654X.

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LOOKING FOR MRS LIVINGSTONE
Written by Julie Davidson.
Stock no. 1818662
Published by Saint Andrew Press. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

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.

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THE SOUTHERN GATES OF ARABIA
Written by Freya Stark; Sara Wheeler.
Stock no. 1818515
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2014. Fine condition.

A journey in the Hadhramaut. Blue cloth wi8th silver titles. B/w photographic onlay to front cover. B/w photos. Introduction by Wheeler. Maps by Kevin Freeborn. This title was first published by John Murray in 1936. This edition follows the text of the reprint in December 1936, with minor emendations. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase which is scuffed.

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THE RARE ADVENTURES AND PAINFUL PEREGRINATIONS OF WILLIAM LITHGOW
Written by William Lithgow; Gilbert Phelps.
Stock no. 1818492
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1974. Fine condition.

One of the world's great travel books, the first edition of which was published in 1632. Edited with an introduction by Phelps. Green cloth, gilt decorations. Endpapers are maps. B/w illustrations and maps. 200 pages. Contained in publisher's yellow slipcase in almost fine condition, small split to one corner.

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A VISIT TO DON OTAVIO
Written by Sybille Bedford. Illustrated by Val Biro.
Stock no. 2131646
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1990. Slightly better than very good condition.

Peach decorated cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Contents are excellent! Small splash mark to top of front cover. Slip case is very good - a few marks; couple of nicks at corners.

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