Travel

1. Abraham, James Johnston: The Surgeon’s Log: impressions of the Far East Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1936 1st. Penguin edn. 288pp. All pp. very lightly tanned. Card covers showing some foxing and rubbing to edges with some minor loss to spine tail. Overall, a sound copy. (Stock ref 2975) £5.00

2. Aughton, Peter: Resolution: Captain Cook’s second voyage of discovery London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2004 1st. edn. xiv, 189 pp. Cold. and b/w illus., maps. D/w, a mint copy. (Stock ref 1102) £9.00

3. Baddeley, M. J. B.: The English Lake District London: Dulau & Co., 1895 7th. edn., thoroughly revised. xxxii, 254 pp plus publisher’s list and adverts.15 maps. One of the Through Guides series. Ownership signature and address to half-title. Inner front hinge weak. Red cloth gilt rather rubbed and worn. A good copy. (Stock ref 2813) £10.00

4. Baedeker, Karl: Palestine and Syria With the Chief Routes Through Mesopotamia and Babylonia Handbook for Travellers Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1906 4th. edn., remodelled and augmented. c, 436 pp. 20 maps, 52 plans and a foldout panorama. Small tear in top edge of half-title. Red cloth gilt slightly rubbed on edges with a 20 mm split at spine head otherwise a clean,sound copy. (Stock ref 2811) £120.00

5. Bain, J.Arthur.: Fridtjof Nansen: scientist and explorer. London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., 1897. 1st. edn. 51 b/w illus. Includes an account of the 1893-96 Expedition. T.e.g. Blue cloth gilt slightly rubbed on extremities otherwise a clean and sound copy. (Stock ref 984) £20.00

6. Barr, William & Williams Glyndwr (eds.): Voyages to Hudson Bay in Search of a Northwest Passage, 1741-1747 London: The Hakluyt Society, 1994-95 1st. edn. 2 vols., xii, 333 and xv, 393 pp. 31 b/w illus. and maps. Vol. i is The Voyage of Christopher Middleton, 1741-1742 and vol. ii is The Voyage of William Moor and Francis Smith, 1746-1747. D/w’s very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine set. (Stock ref 1269) £50.00

7. Barratt, Glynn: The Tuamotu Islands and Tahiti Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 1992 1st. edn. xvii, 298 pp. 18 b/w plates, maps. Russia and the South Pacific, 1696-1840 series volume 4. D/w very slightly creased on spine foot otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 1175) £9.00

8. Beaton, Cecil: Portrait of New York London: B. T. Batsford, 1948 Revised edn. of “Cecil Beaton’s New York”. viii, 136pp. Numerous b/w photos. with line drawings by the author. Lengthy gift inscription to ffep. D/w somewhat rubbed and worn on edges with some loss to spine tail but, internally, a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 2960) £50.00

9. Bestic, Captain A.A.: Kicking Canvas London: Evans Brothers, 1957. 1st. edn. 208 pp. 23 b/w photos. D/w, a fine copy. An account of the author’s first voyage as an apprentice in the sailing ship “Denbigh Castle”. (Stock ref 603) £9.00

10. Bishop, George.: Travels in Imperial China: the explorations and discoveries of Pere David.. London: Cassell Publishers, 1990. 1st. edn. 192pp. 20 cold. plates and numerous b/w illus. D/w a little dust marked and rubbed on edges but a very good copy. (Stock ref 4117) £8.00

11. Bishop, Mrs. J. F. (Isabella L. Bird): Unbeaten Tracks in Japan: a record of travels in the interior, including visits to the aborigines of Yezo and the shrines of Nikko and Ise London: George Newnes, 1900 New edn. xiv, 483 pp. 56 b/w illus. and a folding map. Aeg. Map repaired at fold. Dark blue pictorial cloth rather rubbed on edges and corners, slightly frayed at spine head and tail but clean and bright internally. (Stock ref 2883) £75.00

12. Bligh, William: A Voyage to the South Sea Melbourne: Hutchinson of Australia, 1979 Facsimile of the 1792 edn. Fold-out maps and plans. Some light spotting to fold-outs and d/w rather unevenly sun-faded otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 2713) £15.00

13. Blunden, Edmund: Undertones of War Harmondsworth: Pemguin Books, 1938 4th. imp. 280pp plus 8pp publisher’s list. Pictorial card covers, d/w a trifle rubbed on edges with some minor loss to spine head otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2951) £7.50

14. Borodin, George: One Horizon London: T. Werner Laurie, 1948 1st. edn. xiii, 259 pp. 17 b/w photos. Some edge foxing not affecting text or plates. D/w rather chipped and worn with several closed tears otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 2233) £6.00

15. Brown, Hilton (ed.): The Sahibs: the life and ways of the British in India as recorded by themselves London: William Hodge & Co., 1948 1st. edn. xi, 266 pp. Six b/w illus., text figures. D/w rather dusty and slightly rubbed on edges with several tiny nicks otherwise a clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 2429) £8.50

16. Calder, Nigel:: The English Channel. London, Chatto & Windus, 1986. 1st. edn. 373 pp. B/w illus., maps. D/w a trifle creased along top edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 237) £8.00

17. Cameron, James: Touch of the Sun London: H. F. & G. Witherby, 1950 1st. edn. 311 pp. D/w very slightly faded on spine and showing a little shelf wear otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 2426) £7.50

18. Cell, Gillian T. (ed.): Newfoundland Discovered: English attempts at colonisation 1610-1630 London: The Hakluyt Society, 1981 1st. edn. xviii, 310 pp. Two b/w illus., three maps. D/w very slightly rubbed on extremities otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 1267) £20.00

19. Chapman, F. Spencer: Lhasa: the holy city London: Chatto & Windus, 1938 1st. edn. xiv, 342pp. Nine cold., numerous b/w illus., fold out map. Introduction by Sir Charles Bell. Yellow and blue cloth, decorated in red and with gilt lettering somewhat stained and dust marked. Internally, clean and sound. (Stock ref 2940) £25.00

20. Cherry-Garrard, Apsley: The Worst Journey in the World Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1948 1st. Penguin single volume edn. 570pp plus 6pp publisher’s list. All pp slightly tanned around margins. Pictorial card covers with a small tear to spine head. D/w a little rubbed and chipped on edges with some minor loss at spine head and tail. A very good copy. (Stock ref 2954) £7.50

21. Clewes, Howard:: The Way the Wind Blows: a memoir of a journey across South America. London: Macmillan, 1954. 1st. edn. vii, 239 pp. One cold. and 31 b/w photos. D/w very slightly rubbed on extremities and with one small tear in bottome edge of front panel otherwise a fine copy. “…an urbanely humerous account of things seen and people met in the course of a blithe pilgrimage…” (Stock ref 325) £8.00

22. Delgado, James P.: Across the Top of the World: the quest for the Northwest Passage New York: Checkmark Books, 1999 2nd. imp. xii, 228 pp. Numerous cold. and b/w illus. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 2788) £9.00

23. Denham,H.M.:: The Ionian Islands to the Anatolian Coast: a sea-guide. London, John Murray, 1982. 1st. edn. xx, 224 pp. 32 b/w plates, 111 drawings and maps. D/w , fine. Gives detailed advice on all aspects of sailing in the area together with historical and archaeological information. (Stock ref 123) £9.00

24. Doughty, Charles M.:: Travels in Arabia Deserta. London, Jonathan Cape, 1936. New and Definitive edn., 2 vols. 674 pp., 696 pp. Introduction by T.E.Lawrence. Portrait frontis. of the author, eight plates, text figures, two fold-out, cold. maps. Brown cloth slightly faded on spines else a bright, clean set. (Stock ref 10) £100.00

25. Durrell, Lawrence: Caesar’s Vast Ghost: aspects of Provence London: Faber, 1990 1st. edn. xiv, 210 pp. Numerous cold. photos. D/w ver slightly rubbed on corners otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 1437) £7.50

26. Evans, A. J.: The Escaping Club Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1939 1st. Penguin edn. 248pp plus 7 pp. publisher’s list and adverts. All pp. somewhat tanned. Card covers a little rubbed on edges otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 2976) £5.00

27. Fawcett, P. H.: Exploration Fawcett. London: Hutchinson, 1953. 1st. edn. xv, 312pp. B/w photos., text figures. D/w rather rubbed and worn at spine head and tail and on corners otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 3696) £15.00

28. Filippi, Filippo de: Ruwenzori: an account of the expedition of HRH Prince Luigi Amedeo of Savoy, Duke of the Abruzzi London: Archibald Constable & Co., 1909 2nd impression. xvi, 408pp. Cold. frontis., many b/w illus., five fold-out panoramas and five fold-out maps. Translated from the Italian by Caroline de Filippi and with a preface by HRH The Duke of the Abruzzi. Gift inscription to ffep. Olive cloth boards a little rubbed on edges and corners and with some staining to spine. A little foxing, particularly to prelims., otherwise very clean and sound internally. (Stock ref 2942) £150.00

29. Flannery, Tim (ed.): The Life and Adventures of John Nicol, Mariner. Edinburgh: Canongate Books, 2000. 1st. edn. (8)198pp. B/w illus. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 3601) £6.50

30. Forbath, Peter: The River Congo London: Secker & Warburg, 1978 1st. edn. xii, 411 pp. Numerous b/w illus. D/w very slightly rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 1390) £10.00

31. Gordon, Jan & Cora.: Two Vagabonds in Serbia and Montenegro – 1915. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1939. 1st. Penguin edn. 246pp plus 9pp publisher’s list. All pp rather tanned. Card covers slightly darkened on spine and with a small tear at the bottome of the front hinge. A very good copy. (Stock ref 3762) £7.50

32. Gordon, Nick:: Tarantulas, Marmosets and Other Stories: An Amazon Diary. London, Metro, 1997. 1st. edn. 238 pp. Many cold. photos. D/w, a fine copy. Living and filming wildlife in the Amazon rainforest. (Stock ref 238) £5.00

33. Green, Lawrence G.: Panther Head: the story of the South African bird islands London: Stanley Paul, 1955 1st. edn. 256 pp. 18 b/w photos, three maps. Some edge foxing not affecting text or plates. D/1 somewhat rubbed and worn woth several closed tears otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 2232) £10.00

34. Greene, Graham: The Lawless Roads Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1947 1st. Penguin edn. 256pp. All pp slightly tanned on margins and edges. Pictorial ccard covers showing a little shelf wear otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 2970) £7.50

35. Helmericks, Constance and Harmon: Our Alaskan Winter London: Museum Press, 1953 1st. UK edn. 240 pp. 25 b/w illus., ep maps. Some very light edge foxing. D/w rather chipped and worn with some minor loss otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 2234) £10.00

36. Hervey, H. E.: Cage-Birds. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1940. 1st. Penguin edn. 155pp plus 5pp publisher’s list. All pp somewhat tanned. Card covers a trifle rubbed on edges, darkened on spine and with a small tear in bottom of front hinge. Otherwise, a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 3763) £7.50

37. Heyerdahl, Thor.: The Kon-Tiki Expedition: by raft across the south seas. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1950. 1st. UK edn. 235pp. Frontis. and 18 monochrome plates. Translated from the Norwegian by F. H. Lyon. D/w slightly frayed at spine head, rubbed on corners and with a couple of small nicks in top edge otherwise a very clean, bright copy. (Stock ref 4089) £20.00

38. Heyerdahl, Thor.: The Ra Expeditions. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1971. 2nd. imp. 334 pp. 110 cold. photos., map. Inscribed by the author. D/w a trifle rubbed and creased on extremities else a fine copy. (Stock ref 710) £25.00

39. Holm, Donald: The Circumnavigators: small boat voyages of modern times London: Angus & Robertson, 1975 1st. edn. xiv, 496 pp. Many b/w illus. Some very light foxing to page edges and d/w very slightly rubbed otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 1448) £20.00

40. Keyes, Frances Parkinson:: The Land of Stones and Saints. London, Peter Davies, 1958. 1st. edn. xxviii, 376 pp. Cold. frontis. and 14 b/w illus. D/w rubbed on extremities and with two small tears otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 202) £6.50

41. Knox-johnston, Robin:: A World of My Own: the single-handed, non-stop circumnavigation of the World in Suhaili London: Cassell, 1969 1st. edn. xiii, 240 pp. 24 cold. photos., text figures. Signed by the author. D/w slightly rubbed on extremities and with a small tear in back panel else a fine copy. (Stock ref 596) £8.50

42. Lear, Edward.: Edward Lear in the Levant: travels in Albania, Greece and Turkey, 1848-1849. London: John Murray, 1988. 1st. edn. 168pp. Numerous cold. and b/w illus. Edited and compiled by Susan Hyman. D/w svery slightly faded on spine otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 4119) £20.00

43. Lubbock, Basil: Adventures by Sea From the Art of Old Time London: The Studio, 1925 No. 915 of an edn. limited to 1750 copies. x, 40 pp. 22 cold. plates with tissue guards, 93 b/w plates. Edited by Geoffrey Holme with a preface by John Masefield. Purple buckram boards with gilt lettering and decoration slightly faded on edges. D/w slightly faded on spine and rubbed on corners with minimal loss. A very good copy. (Stock ref 1786) £200.00

44. Lubbock, Basil: Barlow’s Journal of His Life at Sea in King’s Ships, East and West Indiamen and Other Merchantmen From 1659 to 1703 London: Hurst & Blackett, 1934 No.10 of an edn. limited to 100 copies signed by the author. Two vols., 575 pp. 16 cold. and 64 b/w illus. Transcribed from the original mauscript by Basil Lubbock. Ownership signature and date to half-title. Dark blue quarter calf and buckram binding very slightly dust-marked. Ep’s split in volume 1 but this does not affect the binding. Overall, a very good, bright set. (Stock ref 1787) £450.00

45. Lubbock, Basil: The Blackwall Frigates Glasgow: James Brown & Son, 1922 1st. edn. xv, 332 pp. Three cold. and numerous b/w plates. Some light foxing throughout. Front inner hinge just showing some splitting but this does not affect the binding. D/w a little chipped and worn on edges and with three small tears in back panel but, overall, a nice, clean copy. Difficult to find in this state. (Stock ref 2243) £80.00

46. Lubbock, Basil: The Log of the Cutty Sark Glasgow: James Brown & Son, 1924 1st. edn. xii, 422 pp. Many b/w illus., plans. Some edge foxing. Rather tatty d/w chipped and worn with fairly substantial loss to spine head and back panel. A very good copy and unusual in this state. (Stock ref 2050) £60.00

47. Marston, Annie W.: The Great Closed Land: a plea for Tibet London: S. W. Partridge, nd (c1894) Presumed 1st. edn. 112 pp. B/w frontis. map and 24 b/w illus. neat ownership signature to ffep. Grey paper covered boards with gilt lettering and b/w illus. on front panel, paper spine. Covers rubbed on edges and corners bumped with some slight external splitting of hinges.Internally, some staining to bottom, inner corners of ep’s otherwise clean and sound. (Stock ref 2414) £50.00

48. McLynn, Frank: Stanley London: Constable, 1989-91 1st. edn. set. Vol 1, The Making of an African Explorer, 411 pp., b’w illus. , ep maps and vol 2, Sorcerer’s Apprentice, xi, 499 pp., b/w illus., ep maps. D/w’s, a fine set. (Stock ref 1533) £30.00

49. Meier, Andrew: Black Earth: Russia after the fall London: HarperCollins, 2004 1st. edn. (12), 511 pp. B/w photos., maps. D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 1960) £7.50

50. Monfreid, Henry de: Hashish Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1946 1st. Penguin edn. 285pp plus 3pp publisher’s list. Translated from the French by Helen Buchanan Bell. All pp somewhat tanned. Pictorial card covers Slightly faded on spine otherwise a clean, sound copy. (Stock ref 2953) £4.00

51. Muir, John: The Eight Wilderness-Discovery Books London: Diadem Books, 1992 1st. collected edn. 1030pp B/w photos., text drawings. Introduction by Terry Gifford. Last few pp of text with a single crease and just a little shelf wear to d/w otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2996) £15.00

52. Muller, George:: Mentone and its Neighbourhood: the past and the present London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1910 1st. edn. xvi, 464 pp. Numerous b/w illus., fold-out map. Edited by J.E.Somerville. Dark green cloth gilt a little grubby and slightly rubbed on corners otherwise a very good, sound copy. (Stock ref 570) £40.00

53. Nerval, Gerard de: The Women of Cairo: scenes of life in the Orient London: George Routledge & Sons, 1929 1st. edn. in English. 2 vols. xiii, 283, viii, 402 pp. Red cloth boards a little bumped on corners and showing minimal shelf wear. Overall, a clean, bright set. (Stock ref 2424) £100.00

54. Pearse, R. O.: Barrier of Spears: drama of the Drakensberg Cape Town: Howard Timmins, 1973 1st. edn. xii, 304 pp. Many cold. photos, maps. Price-clipped d/w rubbed and worn on extremities otherwise a very good copy. (Stock ref 1392) £20.00

55. Peary, Robert E.: The North Pole London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1910 1st. UK edn. xii, 326pp. Numerous cold. and b/w plates, fold-out map. Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt. Gift inscription to ffep. Some foxing to endpapers. Grey-blue cloth with white decdoration and gilt lettering a trifle rubbed on edges and scratched on back board. Overall, a very good copy. (Stock ref 2941) £50.00

56. Rambach, Pierre et al.:: Expedition Tortoise London: Thames & Hudson, 1957 1st. English edn. 328 pp. 19 b/w photos., line drawings, maps. D/w somewhat frayed on extremities and with some minor loss to spine head. (Stock ref 536) £7.50

57. Regler, Gustav: A Land Bewitched London: Putnam, 1955 1st. UK edn. xii, 239 pp. 16 b/w illus. A little edge foxing not affecting text or plates. Price-clipped d/w rather chipped and worn with several closed tears. A very good copy. (Stock ref 2231) £8.00

58. Rodenbeck, Max:: Cairo: the city victorious London: Picador, 1998. 1st. edn. xviii, 395 pp. D/w very slightly creased at spine head else a fine copy. “….an epic, resonant work…..” (Stock ref 511) £8.00

59. Shipton, Eric: The Six Mountain-Travel Books London: Diadem Books, 1985 1st. edn. thus. 800 pp. Numerous b/w photos., maps. Contains “Nanda Devi”, “Blank on the Map”, “Upon That Mountain”, “Mountains of Tartary”, “Mount Everest Reconnaissance Expedition 1951” and “Land of Tempest”. D/w a little rubbed on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 2183) £15.00

60. Skene, James Henry: The Danubian Principalities, the Frontier Lands of the Christian and the Turk London: Richard Bentley, 1854 3rd. edn. Two vols., viii, 423 and viii, 421 pp. Engraved frontis. to vol.I and a foldout map in vol.II. Some foxing throughout. Both vols. have the bookplate and ownership signature of R. A. Scott Macfie to the front pastedown and ffep respectively. Rear inner hinge of vol. II is cracked and a handwritten page of information about the author tipped in to the rear pastedown. Green cloth binding with blind stamped decoration and gilt lettering. Boards bumped on corners and somewhat faded on spines but, overall, a nice, clean set. (Stock ref 1873) £150.00

61. Stedman, Captain John: Expedition to Surinam: being the narrative of a five years expedition against the revolted negroes of Surinam in Guiana on the wild coast of South America from the year 1772 to 1777…. London: The Folio Society, 1963 1st. edn. thus. viii, 239 pp. Edited and abriged by Christopher Bryant. 14 b/w illus. Spine slightly darkened else a fine copy in slipcase. (Stock ref 656) £15.00

62. Sykes, Sir Percy:: The Quest for Cathay. London, A.& C.Black, 1936. 1st. edn. xii, 280 pp. cold. frontis., 16 b/w plates, nine maps. Dark red cloth slightly faded on spine, some spotting and a little rubbed on extremities. (Stock ref 41) £18.00

63. Taylor, Stephen: The Mighty Nimrod: a life of Frederick Courteney Selous, African hunter and adventurer, 1851-1917 London: Collins, 1989 1st. edn. xv, 312ppp. B/w photos., endpaper maps.Foreword by Wilfred Thesiger. D/w very slightly creased on edges otherwise a fine copy. (Stock ref 1435) £40.00

64. Thrower, Norman J. (ed.): The Three Voyages of Edmund Halley in the Paramore, 1698-1701 London: The Hakluyt Society, 1981 1st. edn. 2 vols., the second being a portfolio of three maps. 392 pp. 15 b/w illus. D/w’s very slightly rubbed and with a few tiny tears otherwise a fine set. (Stock ref 1266) £25.00

65. Turnbull, Colin M.: The Forest People London: Chatto & Windus, 1961 1st. edn. 250 pp. 12 b/w photo., maps. Neat ownership inscription to ffep. D/w faded on spine, chipped and worn on corners with several small, closed tears. A very good copy. (Stock ref 1923) £10.00

66. Walton, E. W. Kevin: Two Years in the Antarctic London: Lutterworth Press, 1955 1st. edn. 194 pp. Many b/w photos., map. Inscribed by Vivian Fuchs, at that time Head of the Scientific Bureau of the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). Ex-libris mark of the broadcaster, Peter King, blind stamped to ffep. Price-clipped d/w very slightly rubbed on edges and has two closed tears. A very good copy. (Stock ref 1803) £25.00

67. Whymper, Edward:: Scrambles Amongst the Alps. London, John Murray, 1936. 6th. edn. Revised and edited by H.E.G.Tyndale with additional illustrations and material from the author’s unpublished diaries. xxii, 414 pp. 28 b/w illus., numerous text figures, five maps. D/w chipped and worn on extremities otherwise a very good copy of this classic work. (Stock ref 44) £45.00

68. williams, Glyn.: The Prize of all the Oceans: the triumph and tragedy of Anson’s voyage round the world. London: HarperCollins, 1999. 1st. edn. xxi, 264pp. B/w illus., maps.D/w, a fine copy. (Stock ref 4037) £6.50

69. Wraxall, Nathaniel: Memoirs of the King of France, of the Race of Valois, interspersed with interesting anecdotes. To which is added, A Tour Through the Western, Southern and Interior Provinces of France in a series of letters London: Edward & Charles Dilly, 1777 1st edn. Two vols, xii, 396, vi, 414 pp (plus 2 pp publisher’s catalogue). Bookplate of Richard Oliver to front pastedowns. Some foxing throughout. Mottled calf with gilt decoration to spinespines somewhat rubbed on edges. Hinges to vol I starting to crack but still holding firm. Overall, a bright, clean set. (Stock ref 1821) £90.00