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A true account of the expeditions undertaken by Coloonel P.H. Fawcett, who disappeared with two young companions in the Matto Grosso region of Central Brazil in 1925. Edited and annotated by his son. Dark green cloth. B/w photos. SIGNED (with compliments) by Brian Fawcett. A few minor marks to boards. Text block lightly browned and with minor foxing. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed, repaired to top of spine on verso with clear tape.
THE PRIVATE DIARIES OF SIR H RIDER HAGGARD 1914-1925
Written by D.S. Higgins.
Stock no. 1819587
Published by Cassell. 1st 1980. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Edited by D.S. Higgins. Peach cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0304306118. SIGNED by Higgins to title page (no dedication).
The strategies and textics of Flodden. The ground over which the battle was fought and takes you along the battlefield trail as if you were a soldier on that fateful day. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations and photos. ISBN: 9780957331303. SIGNED by the author and dated on the 500th anniversary to title page.
A full-length biography of the Scottish artist and academician David Roberts, containing much unpublished material including generous extracts from his own very characteristic letters and journals. His art movement was Orientalism. Blue boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. B/w and colour plates. ISBN: 0704323710. Text block slightly grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
In 1914, Henry Rider Haggard - adventure novelist, public servant, farmer, lawyer - returned to South Africa, the country that had fired his literary imagination, for the first time in over a quarter century. Edited and with an introduction and notes by Stephen Coan. Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. ISBN: 1850654689.
RIDER HAGGARD: THE GREAT STORYTELLER
Written by D.S. Higgins.
Stock no. 1819583
Published by Cassell. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Exploring the many mysteries of Haggard's life and in doing so, revealing a man more complex than has hitherto been acknowledged. Peach cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0304308277. Light creasing to spine. Text block slightly dusty. Dustwrapper slightly faded to spine.
H. RIDER HAGGARD: A VOICE FROM THE INFINITE
Written by Peter Berresford Ellis.
Stock no. 1819582
Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Sir Henry Rider Haggard (1856-1925) was a literary colossus who, more than any of his contemporaries, bestrode and shaped English popular imagination. Best known as the author of adventure romances among such perennial favourites as King Solomon's Mines and She. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 071000026X. Slight browning to half-title page. Pictorial dustwrapper has surface paper loss where price-label has been removed from front flap, and is slightly faded to spine.
A scholarly study of Shaka, the most famous - or infamous - of Zulu leaders. Matt pictorial boards. ISBN: 1869140478.
DESERT TRAVELLER: THE LIFE OF JEAN LOUIS BURCKHARDT
Written by Katharine Sim.
Stock no. 1819580
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Biography of Jean Louis Burckhardt, one of the world's greatest explorers of Arabia. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. B/w photos & illustrations, maps to endpapers. ISBN: 0575003103. A few minor marks to boards, vertical crease to spine. Foxing to endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed and is faded to spine.
Red cloth, gilt title and vignette. Colour frontis. Black and cream illustrations to text. Covers very slightly grubby. Very pale scattered foxspots.
Green cloth spine, green patterned boards with colour pictorial onlay by Frank Adams, showing boy holding dog with horse. Colour & b/w illustrations. Boards rubbed. Joints split, rear joint just holding on by one cord. Name in pencil to front pastedown. Front section detached. Foxint to endpapers. Contents grubby. A good reading copy.
OLD LONDON COACHING INNS AND THEIR SUCCESSORS
Written by Arthur Groom. Illustrated by Cecil Aldin.
Stock no. 1819577
Published by The London Midland & Scottish Railway Company. 1st 1928. Very good condition.
The London Midland and Scottish Railway and Travel and Transport in Four Centuries. With Literary and Historical Notes by Arthur Groom. Colour frontis. B/w illustrations. 43 pages. Top & tail of spine and corners lightly rubbed. Browning to free endpapers. A few scattered foxspots. All plates present.