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ALBUM VON BERLIN
No author listed.
Stock no. 2134821
Published by Globus. 1903. Very good condition.

Large oblong format. Front cover design by Jessie M. King. A Grosse Panoramen und 49 Ansichten nach Momentaufnahmen in Photographiedruck. Some grubby marks to covers. Bumping to corners. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Date and name in ink to front endpaper. Some margin marks.

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THE NETHERLANDS
Written by Sacheverell Sitwell.
Stock no. 2134765
Published by B.T. Batsford Ltd.. 2nd 1952. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos and illustrations. 2nd, revised edition. Orange cloth, gilt title to spine. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and pages internally. Wrapper is foxed with some chips and nicks; but minimal loss.

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THE CHATEAUX OF FRANCE
Written by Ralph Dutton.
Stock no. 2134701
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Wrapper has top corner of front flap cut off; some creasing and chips; repairs to verso with tape.

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A TIME OF GIFTS
Written by Patrick Leigh Fermor. Illustrated by Daniel Whistler.
Stock no. 1821810
Published by Folio Society. 2000. Nearly fine condition.

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. Second printing. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is very slightly scuffed.

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WONDERS OF THE WORLD
Written by Simon Goldhill; et al.
Stock no. 1821776
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2006. Fine condition.

Large format. Beige pictorial cloth, brown title to spine. Colour photos. Still in original shrinkwrap!

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THE HOLY LAND, SYRIA, IDUMEA & ARABIA AND EGYPT AND NUBIA (2 VOLUMES)
Written by David Roberts.
Stock no. 1821642
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2014. Slightly better than very good condition.

First printed by the Folio Society in 2010 and reprinted in a smaller format for this 2014 edition. Very large format. Red decorated cloth, gilt titles. Stunning colour illustrations. Top edges gilt. Slight crease to top of spine on Egypt and Nubia volumes, else boards and contents fine. Contained in individual slipcases which are a little scuffed and slightly grubby.

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THE TIMES COMPREHENSIVE ATLAS OF THE WORLD
No author listed.
Stock no. 1821641
Published by Times Books. 2001. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Very large format. Tenth Edition reprinted with changes. Black cloth boards, silver titles. Superb colour maps. Blue ribbon page marker. ISBN: 0723007926. Reprint. Boards and contents fine, ribbon page marker a little stretched. Black pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed and worn at rear corners. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is grubby and scuffed, a few small dints and wear to top front edge.

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THE RARE ADVENTURES AND PAINFUL PEREGRINATIONS OF WILLIAM LITHGOW
Written by William Lithgow; Gilbert Phelps.
Stock no. 1320905
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1974. Very good 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. Spine slightly bumped, light mark to front cover. Original yellow slipcase is worn with some fading and small splits at edges.

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THE SILK ROAD
Written by Frances Wood.
Stock no. 2134557
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2002. Very good condition.

Turquoise silk covered boards with gilt decorations, gilt title to spine. Endpapers form maps of the Silk Road in Central Asia. Colour photos and illustrations. 270 pages includes index. Book is faded to spine with a few faint marks to front cover and spine. Pictorial slipcase is bumped at front edge with slight damage, also small crack at base.

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TRAVELS WITH ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON (THREE VOLUMES)
Written by Robert Louis Stevenson. Illustrated by Nick Hardcastle.
Stock no. 1320809
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. Tiny blob of glue(?) to lower edge of inside front cover of first volume, otherwise books are fine. Publisher's burgundy slipcase is ever so slightly scuffed.

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A NERVOUS SPLENDOR VIENNA 1888-1889
Written by Frederic Morton.
Stock no. 1821340
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.

Red silk boards with gilt title to spine. Colour pictorial endpapers. Sepia and colour photos. A fine copy contained in publisher's pictorial slipcase which is lightly rubbed at open edges, a little grubby to one side, and scuffed at ends.

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THE ROAD TO OXIANA
Written by Robert Byron; Geoffrey Moorhouse. Illustrated by Robert Byron.
Stock no. 1320541
Published by Folio Society. 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Introduction by Geoffrey Moorhouse. Vivid blue decorative cloth. B/w photos by the author. The author's journey to Afghanistan, 1933-1934. Light crease to lower corners of prelims. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase which is lightly scored.

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