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TRAVELS WITH ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON (THREE VOLUMES)
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle.
Stock no. 2140961
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2004. Nearly fine condition.
Three volumes set: An Inland Voyage; In the South Seas; and Across the Plains. Green, blue, and red pictorial cloth boards respectively. B/w illustrations. Slip case is a bit better than very good - a few marks and small knocks.
Introduction by Geoffrey Moorhouse. Vivid blue decorative cloth. B/w photos by the author. The author's journey to Afghanistan, 1933-1934. Spine is very slightly browned. Slip case is a little better than very good - bump along one edge.
Arabian Sands and The Marsh Arabs. Brown cloth, gilt title to spines. Brown pictorial boards. B/w photos. Some light edge-wear to covers. Slip case is better than very good.
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.
THE IRISH SECTIONS OF FYNES MORYSON'S UNPUBLISHED ITINERARY
Written by Graham Kew.
Stock no. 2140648
Published by Irish Manuscripts Commission. 1998. Almost very good condition.
Card wraps. ISBN: 1874280134. Spine is a bit faded. Foxing.
On foot to Constantinople: From the Hook of Holland to the Middle Danube. Blue pictorial cloth, silver titles. Endpapers are maps. Full page b/w illustrations. Pale browning to spine. Contents are excellent. Slip case is almost very good - 1-2" split to one edge.
B/w photos. Foxing to spine, endpapers and outer page edges.
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.
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.
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.
Large format. Beige pictorial cloth, brown title to spine. Colour photos. Still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED! This copy would make a wonderful gift. Slip case appears fine.
With a new introduction by the author. The author's quest across Asia to Coleridge's Xanadu. Pictorial boards. Colour & b/w photos. Still in original shrink wrap - UNOPENED!! This copy would make a wonderful gift. Slip case in fine condition.