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Discovering Antique Maps

By: Hodgkiss, Alan G.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Princes Risborough, Bucks, Shire Publications: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 013429

ISBN: 0852633890

Condition: Near Fine


Good, tight copy with light tanning to page margins. An invaluable guide through the maze on how to obtain help or advice from a trustworthy source. 345 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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It's in the Wind (SIGNED)

By: Hornstein, R. A.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Ontario, Canada, Meteorological Division:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 026545

Condition: Reading Copy


Grey stapled paper wraps. 51 page booklet. A distillation of some of the broadcasts from the popular Canadian radio series "Meet your Weatherman" . Light creasing to covers. Some staining to the margins of 43-46. Signed on the Foreword by R. A. Hornstein and C.J. Hills. View more info

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Oxford Geographies - The Junior Geography

By: Howarth, O. J. R. ( Revised By )

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Oxford, Clarendon Press: 1920

Edition: Ninth Edition

Seller ID: 010927

Condition: Good


Good, clean copy with odd ink mark to margins. Foyle's sticker to pastedown and previous owner's name to ffep, some notes in pencil to rear pastedown. 288 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Devil in the Mountain - A Search for the Origin of the Andes

By: Lamb, Simon

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, USA, Princeton University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036890

ISBN: 0691115966

Condition: Very Good


The author, a scientist, goes on a quest through the Bolivian Andes to try to discover how mountain ranges form - the resultant story being both a travelogue and a detective story. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Previous owner's sticker on front endpaper. 335 pages, illustrated with b.w. photographs and diagrams. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Isle of the Dead : Port Arthur

By: Lord, Richard

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Taroona, TAS, Australia, Richard Lord and Partners: 1999

Edition: Third Edition Reprinted

Seller ID: 065032

ISBN: 0959747338

Condition: Near Fine


Inscriptions on the headstones and historical background of the cemetery at the penal establishment 1830-1877. For the first time the identification of every stone on the island today, including nine previously unrecognized convict headstones. Clean, glossy copy - 97 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Cambridge County Geographies - Hertfordshire

By: Lydekker, R.

Price: £22.50

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge at the University Press: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041667

Condition: Very Good


Topographical guide to the county of Hertfordshire, charting its general characteristics, size, shape, boundaries, surface and general features, rivers, geology and soil, natural history, climate and rainfall, people, agriculture etc. A very good clean hardback with maps, diagrams and b.w. illustrations. Slight sunning to spine strip. 173 pages. View more info

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Changes in Our Landscape : Aspects of Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and the Chilterns, 1947-1992

By: Meadows, Eric G.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Dunstable, Bedfordshire, The Book Castle: 2000

Edition: Reprinted in Paperback

Seller ID: 065083

ISBN: 1871199573

Condition: Good


The expert camera of the photographer captures the growth and change in the post-War years of this once quiet rural backwater between Oxford and Cambridge. Some minor waviness to top of rear cover/last few pages & small stain to bottom edge (no text affected) otherwise a clean, glossy, large format softcover with the photographs accompanied with commentary - 175 pages .Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The British Isles

By: Mort, Frederick

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge at the University Press: 1927

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 044147

Condition: Reading Copy


1920's school geography book suitable for pupils preparing for the Oxford or Cambridge Local Examinations. Described as a reading copy as spine strip has been reglued and is a little frayed. Otherwise a good clean copy illustrated with charts and maps. School prize plate to front pastedown. 231 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Geographie D'Israel

By: Orni, Efraimet Efrat Elisha

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Jerusalem, Israel Universities Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012635

Condition: Near Fine


434pp. Includes map to rear. Text in French. Very clean, bright copy illustrated with black and white plates, maps and line drawings. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Geographical Reader for Standard VI

By: Park A. (editor)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, McDougall's Educational Co.:

Seller ID: 010842

Condition: Good


279pp. Blue decorated boards. Undated but rather nice gift inscription on front flyleaf reads "Lottie Fearns with her teacher's kindest wishes June 19/01. Previous owner's book plate (more modern) on front pastedown. Publisher's specimen stamp on half title. Internally clean and binding tight. Spine has darkened a little and spine ends are worn. An attractive copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Earth from Above : Using Color-Coded Satellite Images to Examine the Global Environment

By: Parkinson, Claire L.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Sausalito, CA, USA, University Science Books,U.S.: 1997

Seller ID: 026491

ISBN: 0935702415

Condition: Near Fine


Explains how raw data is converted into information about the Earth and the atmosphere, and shows the range of information being collected about the Earth through satellites. Slight waviness to unread, large format paperback still in shrink wrap. Next post dispatch from the UK. View more info

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Tourism Today : A Geographical Analysis

By: Pearce, Douglas G.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Harlow, Essex, Longman: 1996

Edition: Second Edition Reprint

Seller ID: 029380

ISBN: 0582228220

Condition: Very Good


Systematically analyses the geographical dimensions of tourism, emphasising general patterns drawn from empirical studies, geographical analysis and theoretical considerations. Clean, bright, large format paperback with some light wear/curl to covers. 202 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Great Britain and Ireland

By: Pickles, Thomas

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052230

Condition: Good


1930's school geography text book. Spine strip has faded. One page has a couple of ink smudges but otherwise a good clean copy illustrated with maps and b/w photographs. 150 pages including index. View more info

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The Cultural Landscape : An Introduction to Human Geography

By: Rubenstein, James M.

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Paramus, NJ, U.S.A., Prentice Hall PTR: 2003

Seller ID: 021559

ISBN: 0130460230

Condition: Very Good


Unread copy which has not been well stacked causing some slight wrinkling. Clean, bright copy. 521 pages including index. Pictorial laminated boards. Seventh Edition View more info

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Solo and Duet Including the Honeysuckle and the Bee and Water-Music

By: Squire Sir John

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1943

Seller ID: 017672

Condition: Good


Blue covers with gilt titles to spine. 411pp. Gift inscription on front end paper. View more info

Image for Pooley's Flight Guide Europe : Europe - Volume 1

Pooley's Flight Guide Europe : Europe - Volume 1

By: William, Ryall and Pooley, Robert

Price: £16.50

Publisher: Elstree, Hertfordshire, Robert Pooley Ltd: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036738

Condition: Very Good +


Clean, square hardback with light sunning to page edges. Covers Belgium, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Northern and Northwest France. 363 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Romancing Vietnam : Inside the Boat Country

By: Wintle, Justin

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Penguin Books: 1992

Seller ID: 021696

ISBN: 0140131817

Condition: Reading Copy


Down-to-earth account of Vietnam years after the fall of Saigon. Good reading copy with sunning to page margins and a few creases to some pages. 462pp. Next post dispatch. View more info