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INDEPENDENT EGYPT

By: Bey, Amine Youssef

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 3785

Condition: Very Good


Orange boards discolored in front. Previous owner's inscription in front endpaper. Front hinge weakening ; History of Egypt for the twentieth century up to the outbreak of WW2. Mr. Bey was an Egyptian nationalist, yet relatively sympathetic to the position of the British colonialists ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 1940 pages View more info

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JOURNEY THROUGH ARABIA PETRAEA, TO MOUNT SINAI, AND THE EXCAVATED CITY OF PETRA, THE EDOM OF THE PROPHECIES

By: De Laborde, M. Leon

Price: $700.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1836

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 94

Condition: Very Good+


Boards faded and professionally repaired. Very light occasional foxing. Front free endpaper dog eared ; Scarce. SIGNED on front endpaper by the Earl of Ellenborough with his bookplate. Frontispiece of "Interior View of the Khasne". One fold-out map and Numerous tissue guarded b&w illustrations; 8vo; xxviii, map, 331, 4 pages View more info

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LACERDA'S JOURNEY TO CAZEMBE IN 1798

By: Burton, Richard F.

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1873

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 15949

Condition: Very Good+


Wear to extremities. Front hinge started with ffep slightly loose. Archival tape repair to fold-out front map. Binding loose in spots; The story of the Portugese expeditions through central Africa, translated and annotated by Sir Richard Burton; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 271 pages View more info

Image for MISSIONARY TRAVELS AND RESEARCHES IN SOUTH AFRICA Including a Sketch of Sixteen Years' Residence in the Interior of Africa, and a Journey from the Cape of Good Hope to Loanda on the West Coast: Thence Across the Continent, Down the River Zambesi, to the Eastern Ocean

MISSIONARY TRAVELS AND RESEARCHES IN SOUTH AFRICA Including a Sketch of Sixteen Years' Residence in the Interior of Africa, and a Journey from the Cape of Good Hope to Loanda on the West Coast: Thence Across the Continent, Down the River Zambesi, to the Eastern Ocean

By: Livingstone, David

Price: $3,500.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1857

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17903

Condition: Very Good


Hinges professionally repaired. ; Livingstone's travel descriptions is the primary work of Africana. Original brown boards with blindstamped decoration and gilt spine lettering. Numerous b&w illustrations and fold out color illustration in front (lightly foxed). Steel engraved tissue guarded frontispiece with a reproduction of Livingsone's signature. ; 8vo; 687, 8 pages View more info

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MURRAY'S HANDBOOK FOR HERTFORDSHIRE, BEDFORDSHIRE, AND HUNTINGDONSHIRE

By: [John Murray]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1895

Order Number: 482

Condition: Very Good-


Spine sunned with minor fraying to top. Library sticker to front board. Bookplate. Hole stamped and one small chip on title page. ; First and only edition with numerous color maps, plans and ads. Map in rear pocket ; Ex-Lib; 12mo; viii, 260 pages View more info

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NARRATIVE OF A FOUR MONTHS' RESIDENCE AMONG THE NATIVES OF A VALLEY OF THE MARQUESAS ISLANDS Or, a Peep At Polynesian Life

By: Melville, Herman

Price: $1,800.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1846

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 3469

Condition: Near Fine


Edges a bit browned; Beautifully rebound in 1/2 leather. Spine with label and gilt, linear design. Absolutely handsome copy; B&W Photographs; 16mo; 285 pages View more info

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PEOPLE AND PLACES A Life in Five Continents

By: [Anonymous]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1922

Order Number: 7358

Condition: Very Good


Endpapers and edges browned ; A journey around the globe at a time when getting around was much harder. Including a detailed chapter on Fiji ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 337 pages View more info

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PERSEUS IN THE WIND

By: Stark, Freya

Price: $130.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16965

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with open tears mainly to front bottom. Former owner's name on front free endpaper ; A series of essays by the author regarding such subjects as happiness, memory, style, love, sorrow, etc. Wood engravings by Reynolds Stone; Wood engraving; 8vo; 169 pages View more info

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ROMANCES

By: D'Israeli, I.

Price: $270.00

Publisher: London, Cadell & Davies, Murray and Highley, J. Harding, J. Wright: 1799

Order Number: 3876

Condition: Good+


Spine ends a bit frayed. Red boards a bit worn and darkened along edges and spine. Front free endpaper with ex-lib blindstamp detached but present. Bookplate to front pastedown. Blindstamp also present on the next two pages. Library stamp to foredge; Ex-Lib; 12mo; xix, 314 pages View more info

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ROME ON THE EUPHRATES

By: Stark, Freya

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16448

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to DJ. Boards slightly faded. Top corners bumped; Beautiful fold-out map at rear. A history of the frontier of the Euphrates river through 800 years of Roman warfare. Up to the time of writing, the country had changed very little; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 481 pages View more info

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SHIPBUILDING IN IRON AND STEEL A Practical Treatise, Giving Full Details of Construction, Processes of Manufacture, and Building Arrangements; with Results of Experiments on Iron and Steel, and on the Strength and Watertightness of Riveted Work

By: Reed, E. J.

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1869

Order Number: 7110

Condition: Very Good


Boards with rubbing to corners. Small closed tears to outer hinge top spine. Light occasional foxing not affecting readability or illustrations; Including numerous sketches, tables, fold-outs and an index ; Ex-Library; 8vo; 540, 31 pages View more info

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THE COAST OF INCENSE Autobiography 1933-1939

By: Stark, Freya

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1953

Order Number: 8570

ISBN: 0719513294

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear and small closed tear to DJ ; The third installment of the self-penned life story of Freya Stark, covering the years 1933-1939; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 287 pages View more info

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THE COAST OF INCENSE Autobiography 1933-1939

By: Stark, Freya

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18152

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Light wear and very small open tear to DJ. ; The third installment of the self-penned life story of Freya Stark, covering the years 1933-1939; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 287 pages View more info

Image for THE TRAVELLER'S TREE A Journey through the Caribbean Islands

THE TRAVELLER'S TREE A Journey through the Caribbean Islands

By: Fermor, Patrick Leigh

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18951

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with moderate chipping. 1/2" DJ top spine missing. One corner lightly bumped ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 403 pages View more info

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TIBETAN VENTURE In the Country of the Ngolo-Setas, Second Guibaut-Liotard Expedition

By: Guibaut, André

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 6544

Condition: Very Good-


Boards lightly soiled. Light foxing to edges. Small stamps to first few pages. Former DJ-flap with text tipped in on front endpaper. Otherwise internally VG+ with binding tight; 8vo; 206 pages View more info

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TIBETAN VENTURE In the Country of the Ngolo-Setas, Second Guibaut-Liotard Expedition

By: Guibaut, André

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1949

Order Number: 17137

Condition: Very Good


Light dampstaining to one corner of boards as well as first and last few pages; 8vo; 206 pages View more info

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TRAVELLER'S PRELUDE

By: Stark, Freya

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 16451

Condition: Very Good+


Spine a bit sunned; Family history in the form of reminiscences and letters, sketching the early life of one of the top travel writers; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 346 pages View more info

TRAVELLER'S PRELUDE

By: Stark, Freya

Price: $41.75

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1950

Order Number: 16452

Condition: Very Good+


Endpapers browned. Small bookseller's sticker to rear endpaper; Family history in the form of reminiscences and letters, sketching the early life of one of the top travel writers. stated first edition; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 346 pages View more info

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TRAVELLER'S PRELUDE

By: Stark, Freya

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1951

Order Number: 18151

Condition: Very Good+


Endpapers browned. Small bookseller's sticker to rear endpaper; Family history in the form of reminiscences and letters, sketching the early life of one of the top travel writers; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 346 pages View more info

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TRAVELLERS IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLAND

By: Bayne-Powell, Rosamond

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18922

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Slight tanning to price clipped DJ and with one small chip to top spine; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 204 pages View more info

Image for VICTORIAN AND EDWARDIAN MIDDLESEX FROM OLD PHOTOGRAPHS

VICTORIAN AND EDWARDIAN MIDDLESEX FROM OLD PHOTOGRAPHS

By: Murray, Ian [Introduction and Commentaries]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18928

ISBN: 0713401818

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Discoloration to DJ ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall View more info

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WESTMINSTER ABBEY

By: Smith, A. Murray

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1906

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Order Number: 380

Condition: Very Good


Spine sunned and with rubbing to extremities. Mild foxing to first 30 pages; 21 tissue guarded illustrations from watercolors by John Fulleylove; 8vo; 147 pages View more info

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WESTMINSTER ABBEY

By: Smith, A. Murray (Mrs)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 8318

Condition: Very Good


Light foxing to pages especially to first and last few pages. Bookplate. Front hinge cracked; 21 tissue guarded plates from watercolors by John Fulleylove; 8vo; 147 pages View more info

Image for WITHIN THE TAURUS A Journey in Asiatic Turkey

WITHIN THE TAURUS A Journey in Asiatic Turkey

By: Kinross, Lord

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 8428

Condition: Very Good-


Front board slightly bowed. Frontispiece partly detached. Browning to endpapers ; Author Kinross ties up the threads of Turkish history from the time between the World Wars, when the country was largely closed off to tourists & journalists; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 192 pages View more info