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Tuscan Villas

By: Acton, Harold

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson 1973: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 44764

ISBN: 050024085x

Condition: Very Good


288 pp, illustrated in colour and b/w some marks to dustwrapper, and darkening to the spine. 050024085x View more info

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Tuscan Villas

By: Acton, Harold

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson 1973: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 46305

ISBN: 050024085x

Condition: Very Good


288 pp, illustrated in colour and b/w, some fading to dustwrapper. 050024085x View more info

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The Villas of Tuscany

By: Acton, Harold

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Thames and Hudson 1984: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 51212

ISBN: 050024121X

Condition: Very Good


288 pp. Hardback in dust jacket. With 179 illustrations, 34 in colour. Photographs by Alexander Zielcke. No names or other inscriptions. VG/VG 050024121X View more info

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Black's Economical Tourist of Scotland

By: Adam and Charles Black

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Adam and Charles Black 1851: 1851

Edition: Sixth Edition

Book number: 58790

Condition: Good


xii, 80, + adverts (lacking 4 leaves of adverts), pp. Original blind-stamped & gilt-decorated cloth. Areas of staining to boards. Lacks front endpaper. Maps and illustrations. Folding map at rear. View more info

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Pyrenean Festivals : Calendar Customs, Music & Magic, Drama & Dance

By: Alford, Violet

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Chatto and Windus 1937: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55632

Condition: Very Good


286 pp. Publisher's blue cloth in dust wrapper. Dj torn & chipped with some losses. Cloth clean. Internally clean. No ownership names. Full-page and in-text illustrations. Musical examples. Folding map at rear. View more info

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Il Mito e l'Immagine: Capri, Ischia e Procida Nella Pittura Dal '600 Ai Primi Del '900

By: Alisio, Giancarlo, Brigitte Dapra and Others

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Torino, Nuova ERI Edizioni Rai 1988: 1988

Book number: 44435

Condition: Fine


295 pp. Full cloth in dw. In slipcase. Pictorial endpapers. Numerous colour and b&w reproductions. Text in Italian. View more info

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R. R. Angerstein's Illustrated Travel Diary, 1753-1755 : Industry in England and Wales from a Swedish Perspective

By: Angerstein, R. R.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Science Musuem 2001: 2001

Book number: 59183

ISBN: 1900747243

Condition: Near Fine


xxii, 378 pp. Laminated boards. No jacket, as issued. Very clean copy. No ownership marks. Numerous in-text illustrations. 9781900747240 View more info

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Souvenir of the Lakes of Killarney and Glengariff

By: Anon

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson and Sons 1892: 1892

Book number: 51277

Condition: Good


vi, (22), 48 pp. Blue decorated cloth with gilt lettering to front board. Wear to spine ends and extremities. Endpapers darkened. Frontis and eleven additional leaves with lovely colour chromolithographs, two to a page, of scenes of Killarney and environs. This is followed by a 47 page text and map. Good to VG condition. View more info

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The Soviet Arctic

By: Anon and Soviet Union

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Moscow and Leningrad, State Art Publishers 1939: 1939

Book number: 54302

Condition: Good


Unpaginated. Publisher's original grey cloth with red flag design to front board and white lettering to front board & spine. Ex-library copy with usual markings and with loss to front endpaper where label has been roughly excised. Boards rubbed and darkened with tear to spine joint. Black & white photography throughout. Colour folding map at rear. Details the exploration and development of the Soviet Arctic including its native peoples. Details also of the Soviet polar exploration of 1937. Text in English language. Internally in VG condition in a Good binding. Scarce. View more info

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The Pictorial Guide to Cheltenham : Containing a Description of the Town, with an account of its Spas, Churches, Colleges, and other Public Institutions

By: Anon [Henry Davies]

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Cheltenham, Henry Davies and Davies & Son N.d. [1861]: 1861

Book number: 58788

Condition: Good


86, (2) pp. Original printed wrappers. Covers darkened and with wear to spine ends & corners. Internally clean. Illustrations. Just four copies located : Leicester Univ., Natl. Library of Wales, Natl. Museum of Scotland and Basel. View more info

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The Land of Promise : Or, My Impressions of Australia

By: Anon [William Shaw]

Price: £175.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall & Co. 1854: 1854

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 58241

Condition: Very Good


xii, 343 pp. Contemporary dark green calf with raised bands to spine & maroon leather title label. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Boards slightly marked & rubbed. Bookplate to front pastedown. Internally clean. Includes a chapter on the discovery of gold in Australia in 1846. 'An anecdotal picture of social and economic conditions on various diggings'. Ferguson. The author later went to California during the Gold Rush. View more info

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The Passionate Quest - The Fraser Brothers in India

By: Archer Mildred, Toby Falk

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Alfalk / Scorpion Publishing 1989: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 31897

ISBN: 0905906810

Condition: Very Good


144 pp, 67 colour and 93 black & white illustrations, small white mark on front board. Scarce title. 0905906810 View more info

Image for Tibetan Studies : In Honour of Hugh Richardson. Proceedings of the International Seminar on Tibetan Studies Oxford 1979

Tibetan Studies : In Honour of Hugh Richardson. Proceedings of the International Seminar on Tibetan Studies Oxford 1979

By: Aris, Michael and Aung San Suu Kyi, editors

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Warminster, Aris & Phillips Ltd. 1980: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 58797

ISBN: 0856681903

Condition: Very Good


xx, 348 pp. Paperback. Fading to spine. Covers slightly edgeworn & marked. Internally clean. Title-page in red & black. Contributions by numerous authors. 0856681903 View more info

Image for Illlustrations of Jerusalem and Mount Sinai; Including the Most interesting Sites Between Grand Cairo and Beirout. From Drawings By F. Arundale, Architect, With a descriptive Account of His Tour and Residence in Those Remarkable Countries.

Illlustrations of Jerusalem and Mount Sinai; Including the Most interesting Sites Between Grand Cairo and Beirout. From Drawings By F. Arundale, Architect, With a descriptive Account of His Tour and Residence in Those Remarkable Countries.

By: Arundale, F.

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London, Henry Colburn 1837: 1837

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 26617

Condition: Good


115pp. Frontispiece printed on Indian paper. Map, plan and 19 tinted lithographs (complete). The binding is waterdamaged but the very handsome plates are in good condition and tissue-guarded. Printing by Hallmandel. View more info

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Curry & Rice (On Forty Plates) Or, The Ingredients Of Social Life At "Our" Station In India

By: Atkinson, George Francklin, Captain Bengal Engineers

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Day & Son:

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 47467

Condition: Good


N.d. [c. 1859]. Unpaginated. Gilt-decorated cloth. Sometime rebacked with original spine laid down. Corners worn. Board edges and spine darkened. All edges gilt. Scattered foxing, also affecting plates. Forty lithographic plates on subjects such as 'Our Sporting Griff,' 'Our Moonshee,' 'Our Tiger Shooting,' etc. Binding firm. View more info

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Le Marais: Mythe et Realite

By: Babelon, Jean-Pierre

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Paris, Caisse Nationale des Monuments Historiques et des Sites/Picard 1987: 1987

Book number: 52102

ISBN: 2858220751

Condition: Very Good


340 pp. Large paperback. Spine faded but lettering bright. Slight edgewear to covers. Published to accompany the exhibition at the Hotel de Sully in Paris in 1987. Illustrated throughout in b&w. Text in French. VG 2858220751 View more info

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London and Its Environs : Including Excursions to Brighton, the Isle of Wight, etc.

By: Baedeker, K.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Leipsic, Karl Baedeker 1885: 1885

Book number: 55680

Condition: Very Good


Fifth revised edition. x, 368, 45 pp. Publisher's original maroon limp cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Cloth clean. Internally clean. With four maps and 15 plans. Maps and plans complete. View more info

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The United States with an Excursion into Mexico : Handbook for Travellers

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Karl Baedeker, Publisher 1904: 1904

Edition: Third Edition, Revised

Book number: 55678

Condition: Very Good


ciii, 660 pp. Publisher's original maroon limp cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Spine slightly worn & rubbed. Lacks front endpaper. Minor chipping & tears to a few maps. With 25 maps and 35 plans. Maps and plans complete. View more info

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Switzerland and the Adjacent Portion of Italy, Savoy, and Tyrol : Handbook for Travellers

By: Baedeker, Karl

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Karl Baedeker, Publisher 1907: 1907

Book number: 55679

Condition: Very Good


Twenty-second edition. xl, 551 pp. Publisher's original maroon limp cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. In the original printed dust wrapper. Dj spine darkened & slightly chipped at spine ends. Cloth clean. Internally clean. With 69 maps, 18 plans and 11 panoramas. All complete. Uncommon in jacket. View more info

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In Deep

By: Baines, Frank

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode Ltd. 1959: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55600

Condition: Very Good


222 pp. Publisher's hardback in dust wrapper. Dj slightly edgeworn. Spotting to fore-edge and endpapers. No ownership names. Internally clean. View more info