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THE HERITAGE OF AUSTRALIA: THE ILLUSTRATED REGISTER OF THE NATIONAL ESTATE
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819029
Published by The Macmillan Company Of Australia. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A unique stocktaking of the places which have special value - historic, environmental and cultural - to the nation. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos throughout, a few colour photos. A fat volume. ISBN: 0333337506. Lower edges of boards have small indentations. Text block just slightly grubby. Name in ink to front endpaper. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed and a little grubby.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF PARIS
Written by Elisabeth De Stroumillo.
Stock no. 2132191
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1982. Slightly better than very good condition.

Observers Series No. 94. Laminate Boards. With 8 colour plates and 57 b/w photographs. ISBN: 0723216304. Some light browning to covers (a darker patch to bottom of spine).

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THE BLUE OF CAPRICORN
Written by Eugene Burdick. Illustrated by William Hofmann.
Stock no. 1818943
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Pacific in its Wonder. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Second impression. Text block lightly browned. Price-cut blue pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with a few tape repairs to verso, scuffed to rear panel.

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TRAVELLERS' INDIA: AN ANTHOLOGY
Written by H.K. Kaul.
Stock no. 1818888
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1979. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

This anthology deals with published travel accounts from ancient time to the early twentieth-century, selected by H.K. Kaul, Librarian at the India International Centre, New Delhi. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. ISBN: 019560654X.

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LOOKING FOR MRS LIVINGSTONE
Written by Julie Davidson.
Stock no. 1818662
Published by Saint Andrew Press. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

An enthralling story of an extraordinary and courageous woman. Her bravery, stoicism and African upbringing were critical to the career of world-renowned explorer and missionary, David Livingstone. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9780715209646.

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THE SOUTHERN GATES OF ARABIA
Written by Freya Stark; Sara Wheeler.
Stock no. 1818515
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2014. Fine condition.

A journey in the Hadhramaut. Blue cloth wi8th silver titles. B/w photographic onlay to front cover. B/w photos. Introduction by Wheeler. Maps by Kevin Freeborn. This title was first published by John Murray in 1936. This edition follows the text of the reprint in December 1936, with minor emendations. Contained in publisher's blue slipcase which is scuffed.

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THE RARE ADVENTURES AND PAINFUL PEREGRINATIONS OF WILLIAM LITHGOW
Written by William Lithgow; Gilbert Phelps.
Stock no. 1818492
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1974. Fine 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. Contained in publisher's yellow slipcase in almost fine condition, small split to one corner.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF PARIS
Written by Elisabeth De Stroumillo.
Stock no. 1318058
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1982. Very good condition.

Observers Series No. 94. Laminate Boards. With 8 colour plates and 57 b/w photographs. ISBN: 0723216304. Old price sticker (small) to rear cover. Covers slightly browned. Contents clean.

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AN ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF THE WINES AND DOMAINES OF FRANCE
Written by Clive Coates.
Stock no. 1817979
Published by Cassell & Co.. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive and detailed personal study of the wines of France. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour maps. 608 pages including index. ISBN: 0304354414. Text block slightly grubby. Contents clean. Purple dustwrapper is rubbed at edges and has a few foxspots to verso.

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FORDLANDIA: THE RISE AND FALL OF HENRY FORD'S FORGOTTEN JUNGLE CITY
Written by Greg Grandin.
Stock no. 1817971
Published by Metropolitan Books. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A desperate quest to salvage the bygone America in the heart of the Amazon. Ford's great delusion was not that the Amazon could be tamed but that the forces of capitalism, once released, might yet be contained. Blue paper spine, yellow title. Yellow paper boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780805082364.

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VACATION DAYS IN GREECE
Written by Rufus B. Richardson.
Stock no. 2131575
Published by Smith, Elder & Co.. 1st 1903. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w photos. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine is browned. One front endpaper is stuck to front pastedown. Some foxing.

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A VISIT TO DON OTAVIO
Written by Sybille Bedford. Illustrated by Val Biro.
Stock no. 2129581
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1990. Nearly fine condition.

Peach decorated cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Small bumps to base of spine. Slip case better than very good - a few light marks.

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