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AS I WALKED OUT ONE MIDSUMMER MORNING
Written by Laurie Lee. Illustrated by Leonard Rosoman.
Stock no. 1326538
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The author walks to and lives in Spain, making a living by playing his fiddle. Orange boards, gilt title to spine. 252 pages. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0233961178. Spine slightly bumped. Endpapers lightly browned. Price-cut wrapper is just a little edge creased else bright.

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A JOURNAL OF A THREE MONTHS' TOUR IN PORTUGAL, SPAIN, AFRICA
Written by The Marchioness Of Londonderry.
Stock no. 1827124
1st 1843. Almost very good condition.

'The object in publishing this Volume is to contribute the Profits towards the projected erection of an Infirmary, on a small scale, at Seaham Harbour, in the County of Durham.' Pink cloth boards with gilt title to front and embossed decoration to front and rear. Plain yellow endpapers. A few b/w plates. Lengthy subscribers list (31 pages). Spine browned, boards very grubby, corners bent. Name in ink to front endpaper. Joints just starting to split. Page browning, some foxing, one page has vertical edge crease. Small damp stain to prelims at lower gutter edges. A scarce item.

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INDIAN SKETCHBOOK
Written by Hugh Casson. Illustrated by Hugh Casson.
Stock no. 1827113
Published by The Workshop. 1st 1979. Very good condition.

Sir Hugh Cason, the architect son of a former Indian Civil Servant, is a compulsive travel diarist. In this sketchbook he uses his personal shorthand of writing and drawing to record his impressions of a trip to India. Very small format. Yellow cardwraps. Book opens concertina style. B/w sketches. Front cover and spine a little faded. Covers lightly creased at edges and rubbed at corners. Contents clean.

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THE WORLD
Written by Ascott R. Hope.
Stock no. 1826300
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1915. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt title to spine, blind decorations to both spine and front cover. Peeps at Many Lands. 32 full page colour illustrations. New edition. Spine and covers are a bit browned with some grubby marks. Some foxing and browning throughout. Some hinges pulled but binding tight.

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AN ILLUSTRATED JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLD
Written by Thomas Daniell; Samuel Daniell; William Daniell; Katherine Prior. Illustrated by Samuel Daniell; Thomas Daniell; William Daniell.
Stock no. 1325722
Published by Folio Society. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.

Edited and introduced by Prior. 3/4 buckram cloth with pictorial front board and gilt title. Large oblong format. Endpapers are maps. Full page colour illustrations throughout. Tiny crease and erased pencil mark to half title-page else a fine copy. Slipcase is a little scuffed and has a split to one of the top edges.

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IN HISTORIC LANDS: A RECORD OF OUR HOUSE-PARTY TOUR
Written by E.J. Wareham.
Stock no. 1825990
Published by Christian Touring Union Limited. 1st 1908. Very good condition.

A compilation of the Cuthbert House Party tour through the British Isles, the Continent (Europe), the Holy Land and Egypt. Written especially for those that took part in the tour in the hope that others might be interested. Small format. Blue cloth boards with gilt titles and pictorial onlays to spine and front board. B/w photos. Top & tail of spine rubbed, Corners lightly worn, minor creasing and a few marks to boards. Text block and endpapers browned. Name & date in ink to free front endpaper. Front hinge pulled. Contents clean.

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HALF HOURS UNDERGROUND: VOLCANOES, MINES AND CAVES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1324656
Published by James Nisbet & Co. Limited. 1900. Very good condition.

The Half Hour Library of Travel, Nature and Science for Young Readers. Blue pictorial cloth, gilt titles and vignette. 369 pages plus booklist to rear. Spine bumped and slightly darkened. Prize plate to front pastedown. Floral decorated endpapers. Small mark to lower edge of first few pages.

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OVERLAND
Written by Peter Fraenkel.
Stock no. 1324001
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Covering most of the snags, many of the pleasures and virtually all of the official pieces of paper that are an unavoidable part of being a modern nomad. Beige boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0715370405. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to endpapers and textblock, top edge of textblock is dusty. Dustwrapper is foxed on verso, slightly edge creased and slightly faded to spine.

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CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS ACCOUNTS AND LETTERS OF THE SECOND, THIRD, AND FOURTH VOYAGES (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Christopher Columbus; Paolo Emilio Taviani; Consuelo Varela; Juan Gil; Marina Conti; Luciano F. Farina; Marc A. Beckwith.
Stock no. 2140820
Published by Istituto Poligrafico E Zecca Della Stato. 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.

Nuova Raccolta Columbiana - English Edition. In Two Parts. Large format. Fold-out maps. Ministry of Cultural and Environmental Assets. National Commission for the Celebration of the Quincentennial of the Discovery of America. ISBN: 8824038077. Contained in a very good slip case.

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MILESTONES IN A MOTORING LIFE
Written by Dudley Noble.
Stock no. 1823906
Published by Advanced Mile-Posts Publications Ltd. 1st thus 1969. Slightly better than very good condition.

This is an Author's Presentation Copy of which only 250 copies have been issued. The author's extensive and adventurous travels, in the 1920s and 1930s, in his motorcar and sometimes with caravan. Cloth boards, brown spine with gilt title, blue boards with brown oval portraiture to front. B/w photos. ISBN: 0362000409. SIGNED and dated (with compliments) by the author to verso of half-title page. Top & tail of spine lightly rubbed. Text block browned. Contents clean.

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BY MOTOR TO THE GOLDEN GATE
Written by Emily Post; Jane Lancaster.
Stock no. 1823860
Published by McFarland & Company, Inc.. 1st thus 2004. Very good condition.

In 1915, journalist Emily Post set out from New York to investigate whether is was possible to drive comfortably across the country to San Francisco in an automobile. This is a reprint of Post's only travel book, originally published in 1916. This annotated edition includes a biographical sketch of Post. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0786419407. Glued binding at half-title is drying out and thus split at lower half - front joint fragile but binding still tight elsewhere.

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TRAVELS IN WEST AFRICA
Written by Mary Kingsley.
Stock no. 2139465
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition.

Observations of Charles Kingsley's sister of life in Africa in Victorian times. Edited by Elspeth Huxley. Abridged edition. Green, brown & cream decorated covers. B/w photos. Slip case is better than very good.

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