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Image for Cook's Tourist's Handbook for Palestine and Syria

Cook's Tourist's Handbook for Palestine and Syria

By: N/A

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, Thos. Cook & Son: 1911

Edition: New Revised Edition

Seller ID: 061452


Good, clean copy lacking the map housed inside the rear cover. All others attached and present. Now serves as a nostalgic insight into the lands over a century ago - 462 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Map of the People's Republic of China

By: N/A

Price: £17.50

Publisher: China, China Cartographic: 1980

Seller ID: 062024


Very good clean copy of this large fold-out map. View more info

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HongKong

By: Agee, Amanda

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Harrap Columbus: 1988

Seller ID: 039533


Unique visual journey to a number of key destinations with illuminating photo captions accompanied by an in-depth essay. Clean, bright large format hardback - 79 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

By: Anon

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Tennessee, The Ladies' Hermitage Association: 1987

Seller ID: 011452


Profusely illustrated throughout. A lovely clean bright copy - 55 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Lucknow : A Guide to Places of Interest with History and Map

By: Awasthi, M. D. ( Compiled By )

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Lucknow, India, Shukla Printing Press:

Edition: Eighth Edition

Seller ID: 061132


Produced in the hope of lessening the difficulties of sight-seeing at Lucknow. Some odd spotting though text block is clean. Not dated, last date mentioned 1928 - original price 8 Annas. 48 pages plus an attached, fold-out map inside rear cover. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Travels of Marco Polo

By: Benedetto, L. F.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd: 1950

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 064105


Part of The Broadway Travellers Series edited by Sir E. Denison Ross and Eileen Power. Translated into English from the text of L. F. Benedetto by Professor Aldo Ross and with an introduction and index by Ross. 13th-century travelogue written down by Rustichello da Pisa from stories told by Marco Polo, describing Polo's travels through Asia between 1276 and 1291, and his experiences at the court of Kublai Khan. Clean, square hardback with light shelfwear to cover/spine -... View more info

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A Stranger in Tibet - the Adventures of a Zen Monk

By: Berry, Scott

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1990

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 019632


Clean, crisp copy in unclipped jacket. "Anyone interested in Asia, in exploration or simply in human nature should read it" Gavin Young. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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India with Sanjeev Bhaskar

By: Bhaskar, Sanjeev

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Publishers: 2007

Edition: TV Tie-in

Seller ID: 048490


The author brings India alive as he embarks on an epic and uniquely personal journey through the heart of India for the BBC2 TV Series, unveiling a country of contradictions and surprises, where anciant and modern collide. Heavy, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 287 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Cry from the Highest Mountain (SIGNED COPY)

By: Burrows, Tess

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Bridgnorth, Shropshire, United Kingdom, TravellersEye Ltd: 2003

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 027839


Clean, bright copy which has reading creases to spine. Signed to the title page with the inscription "Love and blessings Tess Burrows". 251 pages. Illustrated with colour photos. The goal of the Climb for Tibet team was to climb to the point furthest from the centre of the Earth, some 2150 metres higher than the summit of Everest; their mission was to promote Earth Peace by highlighting Tibet and the Dalai Lama's ideals. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Love in the South Seas

By: Danielsson, Bengt

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, George Allen: 1956

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 064805


Comprehensive account of Polynesian society, looking specifically at the laws of marriage, marital fidelity, polygamy and the social position of women. Foxing to page edges else a good clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper which has loss to centre of spine and is repaired internally with tape. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. 240 pages including index. View more info

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The Happy Island

By: Danielsson, Bengt

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, George Allen: 1952

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 064808


The author describes his return to the tiny pacific island of Raroia some two years after the Kon Tiki expedition. Foxing to page edges else a good clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper which has faded spine & shows signs of light shelfwear/tear. Previous owner's bookplate to front endpaper, Illustrated with b.w. photographs. 252 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Softly,Wild Drums : In New Guinea Today

By: Dean, Beth and Carell, Victor

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, Ure Smith: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042773


Presents an exciting picture of New Guinea and its inhabitants - both as it was before the white man's influence and afterwards. Good, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing some wear & tear - 200 pages including glossary. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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Alone Through China & Tibet (SIGNED)

By: Drysdale, Helena

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Constable & Co Ltd: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 054612


The story a young girl in her early twenties who travelled alone for five months to such 'outlandish' places as China and Tibet. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w. SIGNED by the author to the title page with the inscription ''For Brian with best wishes Helen Drysdale February 1987''. 207 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Turkey 1985

By: Fodor, Eugene

Price: £9.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1984

Seller ID: 031782


Now serves as a nostalgic guide to the Turkey of over 30 years ago. 386 pages including index plus illustrated maps. Previous owner's sticker inside cover. Light wear to covers. Good clean copy. Next post dispatch. View more info

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A Pattern of Islands

By: Grimble, Arthur

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 064799


The story of the author's time as a cadet of the British Administrative Service on the dramatic, romantic atolls in the Central Pacific - the Gilbert Ellice Islands - where he went as a newlywed in 1913. A good clean copy in unclipped dustwrapper which has loss to centre of spine and is now protected. Spine has faded to the area of dustjacket loss. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. 250 pages including index. View more info

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Tibetan Venture - in the Country of the Ngolo-Setas

By: Guibaut, Andre

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026047


Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. ix + 206 pages including index. 6 b&w illustrations + 2 maps. Boards are lightly soiled with small stain to rear cover. Spine strip has darkened. Top edge dusty. Edges untrimmed. Foxing to edges but text block clean. An account of the second Guibaut-Liotard expedition. Translated by Lord Sudley. View more info

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Seven Years in Tibet

By: Harrer, Heinrich

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Pan: 1965

Seller ID: 035218


Pages tanning with age else a good clean paperback copy. Translated from the German by Richard Graves with an introduction by Peter Fleming. Unparallelled account by the Westerner who became the friend and tutor of the young Dalai Lama and finally accompanied him to India when he fled the Red Chinese invasion. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. View more info

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Food and Travels: Asia

By: Hendy, Alastair

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Mitchell Beazley: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014847


Unread copy with slightest storage wear. Asian food has been adopted by the West and it seems we can't get enough of it. Simple to prepare, clean tasting, and stylishly presented, it is the ideal food for home cooks who want great food with minimal effort. 240 pages including index. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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The Overland Route from India

By: Jepson, Stanley

Price: £87.50

Publisher: Bombay, India, Times of India Press: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035366


Ex Air Ministry library copy with the usual markings. Rare hardback which charts the mammoth journey with the help of 74 illustrations. Some light wear and stain marks to boards - 151 pages. View more info

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India Discovered

By: Keay, John

Price: £11.00

Publisher: London, William Collins: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 018603


Delves into the history of the home of two of the world's greatest classical civilizations, and the country which has produced one of the world's richest cultural heritages. Clean, bright copy - 221 pages includes index. View more info