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JUPITER'S TRAVELS IN CAMERA
Written by Ted Simon.
Stock no. 2135130
Published by Haynes Publishing. 1st 2013. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Photographic Record of Ted Simon's Celebrated Round-the-world Motorcycle Journey. Square format. Glazed boards. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9780857333575. Bumping and knocks to corners and cover edges. A few scuff marks to covers. Contents are still excellent! Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks/chips at corners.

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LAND-ROVER MY LOVE
Written by John House. Illustrated by Jacqui Taylor.
Stock no. 2134986
Published by Janus Publishing Co.. 1st 1995. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Wonderfully funny, free-wheeling account of John House's travels through East and Central Africa in his first 'Landy'. ISBN: 1857561147. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Pale foxing/browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased and faded to spine.

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CAPTAIN COOK'S VOYAGES 1768-1779
Written by Captain Cook; Glyndwr Williams.
Stock no. 1321327
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1997. Slightly better than very good condition.

Elaborately decorated blue cloth with gilt. Colour illustrations. Top edge blue. Selected and introduced by Williams. A couple of tiny marks to spine. Top front corner and lower front corner of spine bumped (matching bumps on slipcase). A couple of small scuff marks to slipcase.

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JOURNAL OF RESEARCHES INTO THE NATURAL HISTORY AND GEOLOGY OF THE COUNTRIES VISITED DURING THE VOYAGE OF H.M.S. BEAGLE ROUND THE WORLD UNDER CAPTAIN FITZ ROY
Written by Charles Darwin; Richard Keynes.
Stock no. 1321270
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Blue cloth with printed design in black and gilt. Introduction by Richard Keynes. Colour & b/w plates. Maps to endpapers. Top edge blue. A few light marks to black slipcase and a light damp stain to lower edge.

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AN ILLUSTRATED JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLD
Written by Thomas Daniell; Samuel Daniell; William Daniell; Katherine Prior. Illustrated by Samuel Daniell; Thomas Daniell; William Daniell.
Stock no. 1821856
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Nearly fine condition.

Edited and introduced by Prior. 3/4 buckram cloth with pictorial front board and gilt title. Large oblong format. Endpapers are maps. Full page colour illustrations throughout. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is slightly scuffed.

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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 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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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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MEMOIRS OF A GEORGIAN RAKE
Written by William Hickey; Roger Hudson. Illustrated by John Lawrence.
Stock no. 1320758
Published by Folio Society. 3rd 1998. Slightly better than very good condition.

Burgundy cloth spine, blue marbled boards. B/w engravings. Top edge blue. Minimal rubbing to corners and to top front edge. Publisher's blue slipcase is slightly grubby to one panel.

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IN XANADU: A QUEST
Written by William Dalrymple.
Stock no. 1821354
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2015. Nearly fine condition.

With a new introduction by the author. The author's quest across Asia to Coleridge's Xanadu. Pictorial boards. Colour & b/w photos. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with minor scuffing.

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IN PATAGONIA
Written by Bruce Chatwin; William Dalrymple.
Stock no. 2134410
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2016. Fine condition.

Yellow cloth spine with silver/grey title. Silver boards with yellow title and blue vignette. Introduced by William Dalrymple. Contained in fine yellow slipcase.

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