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VISITS TO MONASTRIES IN THE LEVANT
Written by Robert Curzon.
Stock no. 1819916
Published by Arthur Barker Ltd.. 1st thus 1955. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A story of travel, and of wit and scholarship, and one of extraordinary perseverance in gaining for the British Museum some of the rarest documents which were housed in these famous monasteries. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and plans. Spine browned, small white mark to front board. Text block browned. Ex-lib stamp to front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little browned and scuffed.

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THE TARTAN TURBAN: IN SEARCH OF ALEXANDER GARDNER
Written by John Keay.
Stock no. 1819791
Published by Kashi House. 1st 2017. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A quest from the American West to the Asian East to unravel the greatest enigma in the history of travel. Burgundy cloth boards, blue titles, burgundy ribbon page marker. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781911271000.

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A TIME OF GIFTS
Written by Patrick Leigh Fermor. Illustrated by Daniel Whistler.
Stock no. 1318923
Published by Folio Society. 3rd 2006. 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. A super copy in original slipcase.

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BETWEEN THE WOODS AND THE WATER
Written by Patrick Leigh Fermor. Illustrated by Mary Kuper.
Stock no. 1318921
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2006. Fine condition.

On foot to Constantinople: The Middle Danube to the Iron Gates. The author's walk through Hungary, Romania (Transylvania) to Constantinople. Bright blue pictorial cloth, b/w plates. A super copy in original slipcase.

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THE GREAT RAILWAY BAZAAR
Written by Paul Theroux.
Stock no. 1318883
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2013. Fine condition.

By Train through Asia. Black cloth spine with yellow and red title, pictorial sides. Yellow map to endpapers. Colour photos. New introduction by the author. A super copy in original slipcase.

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MEMOIRS OF A WELSHMAN
Written by Lyn Clarke.
Stock no. 1819215
Published by The Peppertree Press. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition.

This collection of stories outlining some of Lyn Clarke's travels and the famous and unusual people that he met along the way, is both amusing and fascinating. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0978774051. SIGNED by the author (best wishes) to first blank page. Covers lightly scuffed.

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ABROAD
Written by Paul Fussell.
Stock no. 2132485
Published by Oxford University Press. 1980. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

British literary travelling between the wars. B/w illustrations. Black cloth with silver title to spine. ISBN: 0195027671. Second printing (American edition). Foxing and some other marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips and tears; loss in areas, but minimal.

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RIDING THE MOUNTAINS DOWN
Written by Bettina Selby.
Stock no. 2132470
Published by Victor Gollancz Ltd.. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A Journey by Bicycle to Kathmandu. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour photos. ISBN: 0575034513. Wrapper has some edge-creasing.

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THE GREAT EXPLORERS
Written by Robin Hanbury-Tenison.
Stock no. 2132435
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2010. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. In a series of penetrating biographies, 40 of the greatest explorers are described here, their lives revealed and their motives and passions examined, putting their great feats in context. Photographs and illustrations. 304 pages includes index. ISBN: 9780500251690.

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TRAVELER'S GUIDE TO THE GREAT SIOUX WAR
Written by Paul Hedren.
Stock no. 2132325
Published by Montana Historical Society Press. Fine condition.

The battlefields, forts and related sites of America's greatest Indian war. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. 126 pages includes index. ISBN: 9780917298387.

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A TASTE FOR TRAVEL
Written by John Julius Norwich.
Stock no. 1819058
Published by MacMillan. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An anthology of travel writing. Edited by Norwich. 420 pages. ISBN: 0333384342. SIGNED by the author (with dedication) to title page. Light shelf wear to top & tail of spine. Text block a little grubby/marked. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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FREE FOR A BLAST
Written by R. King-Clark; David Shepherd.
Stock no. 2132234
Published by Grenville Publishing Company Limited. 1988. Very good condition.

Foreword by Shepherd. Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0903243075. Large vertical crease to front cover.

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