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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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0747101167

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Fair


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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City of Heavenly Tranquillity : Beijing in the History of China (UNCORRECTED PROOF COPY)

By: Becker, Jasper

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 2008

Edition: Uncorrected Proof Copy

Seller ID: 065814

ISBN: 0713999985

Condition: Very Good


Unique telling of China's capital which encapsulates both the grandeur of its creation and the tragedy of its demise. Clean, bright, UNCORRECTED PROOF COPY with light signs of shelf life only - 344 pages. Prompt dispatch. 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

ISBN: 0002153378

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 0007247389

Condition: Near Fine


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 ancient and modern collide. Heavy, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 287 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Plain Tales from the Afghan Border

By: Bowen, John Charles Edward

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Windlesham, Surrey, Springwood Books: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065933

ISBN: 0862541026

Condition: Very Good


Vivid picture of the way the Pathans, who dwell in the arid mountains between Afghanistan and Pakistan, conduct their austere and at times astonishingly exciting lives. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w - 95 pages including a glossary. Prompt 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

ISBN: 1903070120

Condition: Good


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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Through Jade Gate and Central Asia : An Account of the journeys in Kansu, Turkestan and the Ghobi

By: Cable, Mildred & French, Francesca

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1950

Edition: Twelfth Impression

Seller ID: 065941

Condition: Good


Charts the work done by the intrepid . Missionary explorers, Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing some shelfwear/rubbing - 318 pages including glossary and an attached, fold-out map to rear. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Pergamum

By: Cimok, Fatih

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Istanbul, Turkey, Turizm Yayinlari: 2001

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 065304

ISBN: 9757528722

Condition: Near Fine


Clean, glossy, large format brochure being a guide to the rich and powerful ancient Greek city in Aeolis. Includes, laid in, some previous traveller's receipts & tickets - 96 pages. Prompt 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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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. Prompt dispatch. 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

ISBN: 0094672008

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0340362693

Condition: Good


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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The Rope in the Water : A Pilgrimage to India

By: Fraser, Sylvia

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Thomas Allen: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065890

ISBN: 0919028438

Condition: Very Good


The story of the author's three-month pilgrimage as a solitary traveller, free of the props, masks and distractions of modern life. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing lightest shelfwear - 336 pages including a glossary and bibliography. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Bullet Up the Grand Trunk Road

By: Gregson, Jonathan

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Australia, Sinclair-Stevenson Ltd: 1997

Seller ID: 065992

ISBN: 1856196607

Condition: Good


The author tells of his dificult journey on his motorbike across the Grand Trunk Road which stretches 1,600 miles across the Indian Subcontinent, from Calcutta to the North West Frontier. Good clean paperback. Tanning to page edges. 387 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

Image for Sheba Revealed : A Posting to Bayhan in the Yemen

Sheba Revealed : A Posting to Bayhan in the Yemen

By: Groom, Nigel

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, The London Centre of Arab Studies: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 065938

ISBN: 1900404311

Condition: Near Fine


Depicts the people, customs and antiquities of this remote part of Arabia with compelling verve and candour during the author's career in the Western Aden Protectorate. Bright, square copy in a d/w showing lightest signs of shelf life - 296 pages including index. prompt dispatch. View more info