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Image for The State of India's Environment 1984-85, the Second Citizen's Report

The State of India's Environment 1984-85, the Second Citizen's Report

By: N/A

Price: £4.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Centre for Science and Environment: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001944


Illustrated with monocrome photos and line drawings, 4to, pp xvii, 393, (v), laminated boards, slightly worn and rubbed, base of board spine cracking but held together by the cellaphane layer of the laminated board, internally sound and tight, slight scuff on the rear pastedown endpaper. View more info

Image for THREE CONCERTINA TRAVEL MOMENTOES OF DENMARK. Frederiksborg & Helsingor.

THREE CONCERTINA TRAVEL MOMENTOES OF DENMARK. Frederiksborg & Helsingor.

By: N/A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Denmark,

Seller ID: 006655


Not dated, but probably early 1930's ? Not actually postcards as they are too small, but presented in a similar way. Each set folds back in to a cardboard cover. (1). Frederiksborg. 12 udvalgte Billeder (12 images of castles). The concertina folds out to about 1 ft 10 inches. [Each image size 85mm x 45mm]. There is slight adhesion/surface damage to each image. (2). Frederiksborg Slot. 24 Billeder (24 images of Frederiksborg Castle - interiors). The concertina folds out t... View more info

Image for Roads to Rome - from Pisa, Bologna aand Ravenna to the Eternal City (Beautiful Highways series)

Roads to Rome - from Pisa, Bologna aand Ravenna to the Eternal City (Beautiful Highways series)

By: N/A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London & New York, Thames & Hudson: 1958

Seller ID: 006693


Well illustrated with line drawings and black and white photographs, small quarto, pp (c.100), endpapers slightly marked otherwise clean internally, very faint signs of wear to the cloth, in a dustwrapper which is a little marked and frayed and slightly torn. View more info

Image for The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan - Statistical Guide to Jordan, 1965

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan - Statistical Guide to Jordan, 1965

By: N/A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Amman, Department of Statistics: 1970

Seller ID: 006900


A few illustrations, one folding chart, one folding map, small slim 8vo, pp (c.100), paperback, very slight signs of wear. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter]. View more info

Image for Pour Visiter Marseille - guide pratique illustre accompagne d'un Plan de la Ville donnant leslignes des resources de la R.A.T.V.M.

Pour Visiter Marseille - guide pratique illustre accompagne d'un Plan de la Ville donnant leslignes des resources de la R.A.T.V.M.

By: N/A

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Marseille, FREZET:

Seller ID: 006905


[Not dated - c.1960 ?]. Illustrated, small slim 12mo, pp 84, contents clean and the large folding map is in good condition, paperback in plain card covers, in a frayed and torn dustwrapper. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter]. View more info

Image for Kenya - an Official Handbook

Kenya - an Official Handbook

By: N/A

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Nairobi, East African Publishing House: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007150


Illustrated, small quarto, pp 208, the dustwrapper is a little faded on the spine a little frayed generally and has one closed tear on the upper cover, otherwise a good copy and difficult to find with dustwrapper in this condition. [From the library of the naturalist and conservationist Richard Fitter, with his stamp on the front endpaper] View more info

Image for Norfolk, Virginia - "The Sunrise City by the Sea"

Norfolk, Virginia - "The Sunrise City by the Sea"

By: N/A

Price: £12.50

Publisher: The Industrial Commission: 1914

Seller ID: 007502


Well illustrated with photographs throughout, two folding plans, pp 84, staples rusty, paperback, covers rather worn and frayed, contents a little age-toned but reasonably clean and tight. View more info

Image for Bacon's Route Guide to Kent, Surrey & Sussex for Cyclists and Motorists

Bacon's Route Guide to Kent, Surrey & Sussex for Cyclists and Motorists

By: N/A

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, G.W. Bacon & Co Ltd:

Seller ID: 007932


(1912). Small 12mo, (measures 97mm x 158mm), pp 30, rather worn and stained internally, with folded corners, paperback covers a little worn. The booklet has been folded in half (in the pocket, no doubt), so is creased vertically throughout. [Very scarce - a listing of mileage distances between most towns and villages of the area.]. Postage will be much reduced. View more info

Image for The Railway Anecdote Book: a collection of the best and newest anecdotes and tales to the present day; selected for the reading of railway passengers

The Railway Anecdote Book: a collection of the best and newest anecdotes and tales to the present day; selected for the reading of railway passengers

By: N/A

Price: £60.00

Publisher: 136, The Strand, W.H. Smith & Son:

Seller ID: 008811


Not dated (c.1853 ?). Small 8vo, pp 192, a little aged and marked throughout, preceded by seven un-numbered pages with an engraving and quote from a notable person, title page with an engraved portrait frontispiece of Sydney Smith, title page. a bit marked, lacking the front endpaper, rough quarter calf a bit rubbed and worn. Several newspaper clippings tipped-in. [With the tiny book label of Santiago Jose Brinn, his neat name is written on the first few pages, and a n... View more info

Image for Life of the Emperors and Empresses in the Forbidden City (1644 - 1911)

Life of the Emperors and Empresses in the Forbidden City (1644 - 1911)

By: N/A

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Beijing, China Travel and Tourism Press:

Seller ID: 009620


Very well illustrated with superb photographs, 121 pages, quarto, paperback, covers very slightly worn. Chapters include The Grand Ceremony, Imperial Wedding, Birthday celebrations, Routine affairs, Meals, Royal Wardrobe, Bedchambers, Cultural accomplishments, Theatrical performances in the Palace, and Sacrificial rites and religious services. [The captions are in Chinese. However a translation booklet of 12 pages is inserted which gives, in English, all the captions a... View more info

Image for Singapore's Fabulous Jurong Bird Park

Singapore's Fabulous Jurong Bird Park

By: N/A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: 1983

Seller ID: 009804


Very well illustrated, slim 8vo, pp (72), paperback, very slightly worn. (Postage will be reduced). View more info

Image for Atlas Federativne Narodne Republike Jugoslavije

Atlas Federativne Narodne Republike Jugoslavije

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Belgrade, Izdanje Geokarta: 1952

Seller ID: 009873


Illustrated, + 22 double-page colour maps, large 12mo (measures 104mm x 177mm), pp 63, slightly age-toned internally but otherwise very clean and tight, cloth-backed pictorial boards, slightly dull and worn. SCARCE. [Serbian ? text]. View more info

Image for La Porta d'Oriente - musical traditions in the Eastern Mediterranean

La Porta d'Oriente - musical traditions in the Eastern Mediterranean

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Florence, Harvard University Centre for Italian Renaissance Studies: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009996


Illustrated, slim 8vo, pp 62, paperback, covers showing the faintest signs of wear. [An intriguing and, at times ammusing, anthology of historical accounts relating to music in the East. Produced to accompany a concert in the 'Early Music at I Tatti' series.] Postage will be reduced. View more info

Image for Atlas de La Republica Argentina.  Volume  1  - Parte Politica

Atlas de La Republica Argentina. Volume 1 - Parte Politica

By: N/A

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Buenos Aires, Ejercito Argentino - Instituto Geografica Militar: 1965

Seller ID: 010046


Illustrated, slim quarto, pp 122, very slightly weak internally, green cloth very slightly worn. SCARCE. View more info

Image for Leachmn's Engelsk-Norsk Lomme-Ordbog (English Norwegian Pocket Dictionary and Manual of Useful Information

Leachmn's Engelsk-Norsk Lomme-Ordbog (English Norwegian Pocket Dictionary and Manual of Useful Information

By: N/A

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, J. Leachman & Sons:

Seller ID: 013167


[May be a first edition ? - the verso of title page states "Copyright 1897]. Small tall 16mo, (measures 140mm x 68mm), pp 192 + 192, a little age-toned and dog-eared, there is an alphabetical thumb index front and back - the book inverts for each language, dark violet cloth, a little worn. [A contemporary bookseller's stamp on the title page. Originally in the library of the zoologist A.G. Searle, from whom it was given to the Kew botanist C.E. Hubbard.]. Postage wil... View more info

Image for Narrative of a Journey in the Interior of China, and of a Voyage To and From That Country, in the Years 1816 and 1817; containing an account of the most interesting transactions of Lord Amherst's embassy to the court of Pekin, and observations .......

Narrative of a Journey in the Interior of China, and of a Voyage To and From That Country, in the Years 1816 and 1817; containing an account of the most interesting transactions of Lord Amherst's embassy to the court of Pekin, and observations .......

By: Abel, Clarke

Price: £1,000.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown: 1819

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 013161


Second edition, quarto, pp xvi, 420, with 10 plain litho plates, 7 hand coloured aquatint plates, 4 maps (of which 3 are folding), errata leaf present, some marking foxing and thumbing throughout, margins frayed of one plate, contemporary marbled boards, rubbed, a later calf spine, endpapers marked. Three small Penzance Library stamps on the title page, partially removed, but no other markings. {Possibly lacking one plate ? This frequently occurs in this work.} [On... View more info

Image for Oak Creek Canyon and the Red Rock Country of Arizona : a natural history and trail guide

Oak Creek Canyon and the Red Rock Country of Arizona : a natural history and trail guide

By: Aitchison, Stewart W.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Flagstaff, Stillwater Canyon Press: 1978

Seller ID: 006531


Illustrated, 12mo, pp x, 142, paperback, folding map in rear pocket, a very good copy. [Bookplate of Pat Brenan, ex-director of Kew Gardens] View more info

Image for The Journal of William Beckford in Portugal and Spain, 1787-1788

The Journal of William Beckford in Portugal and Spain, 1787-1788

By: Alexander, Boyd (editor0

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart-Davis: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012984


A few illustrations, octavo, pp 340, very clean internally, maroon cloth, spine very slightly faded, otherwise a very good copy. View more info

Image for El Pensamiento Biogeografico de Alfred Russel Wallace (Coleccion Luis Duque Gomez)

El Pensamiento Biogeografico de Alfred Russel Wallace (Coleccion Luis Duque Gomez)

By: Alfredo Bueno, H. & Jorge Llorente B.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Bogota, Academia Colombiana de Cincas Exactas, Fisicas y Naturales: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 012173


A few illustrations and maps, small octavo, pp 191, paperback, a few very slight creases to the spine, otherwise this is virtually like new. Spanish text. [Presentation inscription on the front endpaper, signed by the author] View more info

Image for Tales From the Indian Jungle

Tales From the Indian Jungle

By: Anderson, Kenneth

Price: £23.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013593


Illustrated, octavo, pp 204, very clean internally, blcak cloth in very good condition, the dustwrapper shows just slight signs of use, and has a tiny closed tear on both the upper and lower cover. SCARCE. View more info