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THE CROATIAN SEA
Written by Feda Vukic.
Stock no. 1606105
Published by Croil. 1st 1996. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Lavish colour photos with several pages of text at front of book. 231 pages. ISBN: 9539644216. Corners scuffed with slight surface loss. Pastedowns coming unstuck at spine so there is a little movement on binding, but main contents are firm.

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MY ADVENTURES AMONG SOUTH SEA CANNIBALS
Written by Douglas Rannie.
Stock no. 1606080
Published by Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1912. Almost very good condition.

Orange cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 39 plates and 1 map. An account of the experiences and adventures of a Government official among the natives of Oceania. Spine and corners bumped, spine faded. Some foxing. Contents generally very good.

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STONE AGE ISLAND: SEVEN YEARS IN NEW GUINEA
Written by Maslyn Williams.
Stock no. 1809310
Published by Collins. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A record of the author's personal feelings about the strange and complex country of New Guinea. A double charge: to document the life and customs of stone age peoples, and to use the medium of film for a crash programme of instruction in the arts, crafts, and usanaces of civilization. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Map to endpapers. B/w plates. Text block grubby. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is grubby and edge-rubbed.

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GERMANY - OFF THE BEATEN TRACK
Written by Hans Eberhard Friedrich. Illustrated by Hans Liska.
Stock no. 1711390
Published by Verlag Mensch; Arbeit Munich. 1957. Very good condition.

Pictorial boards. Colour & B/w illustrations. Dedicated to the Friends of the Mercedes-Benz AG. Original Germany title is 'Fahren und Erleben'.

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TEXAS WILD THE LAND, PLANTS, AND ANIMALS OF LONE STAR STATE
Written by Richard Phelan.
Stock no. 1711300
Published by E.P. Dutton & Co. Inc.. 1st usa 1976. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Photographs by Jim Bones. Colour photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0876902182. Wrapper edge-chipped and faded to spine.

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THE RHINE FROM ROTTERDAM TO CONSTANCE
Written by Karl Baedeker.
Stock no. 2114658
Published by Karl Baedeker. 6th 1878. Very good condition.

Sixth Remodelled Edition. With 21 Maps and 19 Plans. Baedeker Guide, Handbook for Travellers. Red cloth, gilt titles. Marbled text block. Some wear to cover edges; a few scuff and other marks to covers. Maps have been checked. Some page browning.

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THE RHINE FROM ROTTERDAM TO CONSTANCE
Written by Karl Baedeker.
Stock no. 2114634
Published by Karl Baedeker. 7th 1880. Good condition.

Seventh Remodelled Edition. With 23 Maps and 19 Plans. Baedeker Guide, Handbook for Travellers. Red cloth, gilt titles. Marbled text block. Splitting to spine; some fraying of cloth. Marks to coves. Corners are bumped. Bookplate partially removed from front pastedown. Inscription in ink to prelims. Maps and plans have not been collated but appear to be complete. If on receipt it is found to have any missing parts, please contact us. 1st map is detached, but loosely inserted.

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ROUTES DE LA FURKA ET DU GRIMSEL
No author listed.
Stock no. 1709692
Published by Photoglob Co.. Circa 1910. Very good condition.

Oblong format, gilt titles. Collection of 12 photographs of various mountain scenes. Not dated but assume between 1900 and 1920. Covers lightly worn.

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A HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS IN FRANCE PART 1
No author listed.
Stock no. 1605467
Published by John Murray. c. 1877. Good condition.

Red cloth boards, gilt titles. Part 1 containing Artois, Picardy, Normandy, Brittany, The Seine and Loire, The Garonne, Bordeaux, Limousin, Gascony, The Pyrenees, etc. Fourteenth Edition. With maps and plans of towns. A Murrays Guide. Covers scuffed and marked, corners bumped, sides of spine split with some fraying of cloth. Joints cracked. Scattered foxing and browning. Some creasing and chipping to edges of folding maps. Folded map is present in pocket at rear.

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A HAND-BOOK FOR TRAVELLERS ON THE CONTINENT
No author listed.
Stock no. 1605436
Published by John Murray. c. 1843. Good condition.

Being a Guide through Holland, Belgium, Prussia, and Northern Germany. With an Index Map. Red cloth boards, gilt title. Fourth Edition. Augmented and carefully revised, and corrected down to 1843. A Murray's Guide. Corners worn, covers faded, backstrip is split at sides with some chipping at top and tail. Map at rear MISSING (photocopy map loosely inserted).

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IN LIMBO THE STORY OF STANLEY'S REAR COLUMN
Written by Tony Gould.
Stock no. 2112115
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth. A most interesting study of the Emin Pasha Relief Expedition of 1887. Illustrated in b/w. ISBN: 0241101255. Bumping to spine. Some page browning and light foxing. Wrapper is faded to spine, with edge-creasing.

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THE DUAB OF TURKESTAN
Written by W. Rickmer Rickmers.
Stock no. 2111590
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1913. Very good condition.

A Physiographic Sketch and Account of Some Travels. Large format. Green cloth with gilt title to spine. With 207 maps, diagrams and other illustrations. Spine is browned, with damp mark. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven browning to cover edges. Grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges.

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