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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.
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.
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.
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.
The battlefields, forts and related sites of America's greatest Indian war. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. 126 pages includes index. ISBN: 9780917298387.
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.
Foreword by Shepherd. Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0903243075. Large vertical crease to front cover.
VISIONS OF MUGHAL INDIA: AN ANTHOLOGY OF EUROPEAN TRAVEL WRITING
Written by Michael H. Fisher.
Stock no. 1818896
Published by I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd.. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
The Mughal Empire created one of the richest and most colourful of all historical periods. A few of the Europeans who began crisscrossing the roads of Mughal India wrote, in the forms of diaries, letters and travelogues, about the people and lands they encountered. This illuminating and carefully chosen anthology contains a collection of among the best writings by European travellers as they journeyed the length and breadth of the Empire over a 200-year period (1471-1671). Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9781845113544.
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.
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.
The story of one of the least-known wonders of Queen Victoria's India... Red boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1841192600.
The Story of the Transglobe Expedition 1979-82. Colour photos. ISBN: 0340252774. SIGNED by author to title page. Wrapper is edge-creased with a browned spine.