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Sindh Revisited, a Journey in the Footsteps of Capt Sir Richard F. Burton
 by Ondaatje, Christopher
Price: US $19.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
A superb study of the famed Burton's early years in India, by Ondaatje who traveled to Burton's old haunts. Pages 351 with a nice bibliography on the... Details
The Andes and the Amazon
 by Orton, James (1830-1877)
Price: US $49.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Original green cloth with slight edge wear, a small snag in the cloth at the front hinge and bright gilt titles on the front and on the spine. Inside... Details
Life in Abyssinia, 2 Volumes
 by Parkyns, Mansfield
Price: US $325.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Subtitle, "Being Notes Collected During three Years' Residence and Travels in that Country". Big game hunting, remote travel, culture and tribes, thi... Details
Jan Van Linschoten: The Dutch Marco Polo
 by Parr, Charles McKew
Price: US $18.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good Plus
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Jan sailed from the Netherlands in 1579 to Spain, Portugal and then a job in Goa for the new archbishop of the Portuguese Oriental empire. His journa... Details
Journey to Persia
 by Payne, Robert
Price: US $19.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
An excellent copy of travel to Iran and evocative descriptions of that country sixty plus years go Pages 256. Very clean and tight inside with no ... Details
The Last Barbarians, the Discovery of the Source of the Mekong in Tibet
 by Peissel, Michel
Price: US $15.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
Extraordinary exploration in the remotest corner of Tibet, on "the roof of the world". The author's expedition confirmed in 1994, for the first time,... Details
PRESENT-DAY EGYPT
 by Penfield, Frederic Courtland (1855-1922)
Price: US $30.00
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Near fine original red cloth, top edge gilt, gilt emblem on front & white letter titles on front and spine. Exceptionally clean decorative cloth, wit... Details
Our Philadelphia
 by Pennell, Elizabeth Robins
Price: US $44.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
A beautiful copy of famed Pennsylvania illustrator, Joseph Pennell, book on Philadelphia, the text written by his wife. Pages xiv, 552 with index. ... Details
The Stream of Pleasure, a Narrative of a Journey on the Thames from Oxford to London
 by Pennell, Joseph and Elizabeth Robins
Price: US $39.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Down the Thames on their boat, rhe Rover, at a very leisurely pace. Plenty of time for the profuse Pennell sketches. Mrs. Pennell writes of the lock... Details
With the Russians in Mongolia
 by Perry-Ayscough, H.G.C. And Capt. R.B. Otter-Barry
Price: US $195.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Original brown cloth with very slight wear at the corners, bright gilt Chinese design on the front and bright gilt title on the spine. Preface by Sir... Details
Sheba's Daughters, Being a Record of Travel in Southern Arabia
 by Philby, H. St. J.B.
Price: US $98.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Protected in Mylar
Edition: First Edition
This is Philby's last, great jaunt across the Saudi desert, made at the request of his friend and employer, King Ibn Saud. The success of his travels... Details
Sheba's Daughters, Being a Record of Travel in Southern Arabia
 by Philby, H. St. J.B.
Price: US $495.00
Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Protected in Mylar
Edition: First Edition
A fine, design binding in full yellow goatskin, with a red bright sun at the top of the spine extending onto both boards, and a gilt title in the midd... Details
To the South Seas
 by Pinchot, Gifford
Price: US $25.00
Binding: Decorative Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Near fine dark blue cloth, only a hint of edge wear, with bright title on the unfaded spine. And a gilt background to a blue sailing schooner on the ... Details
Viaggi Di C. Federici E G. Balbi Alle Indie Orientali
 by Pinto, Olga
Price: US $60.00
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Text in Italian. Il Nuovo Ramusio, Volume Quarto, "Raccolta di Viaggi, Testi E Documenti Relativi Ai Rapporti Fra L'Europa E L'Oriente A Cura Dell'Ins... Details
Handbook for Travellers in Algeria and Tunis
 by Playfair, Sir R. Lambert
Price: US $75.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Limp red cloth designed for the traveller to carry, this copy rebacked with a new title in gilt running lengthwise on the backstrip. John Murray was... Details
Travels in the Footsteps of Bruce in Aleria and Tunis
 by Playfair, Sir Robert
Price: US $590.00
Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition
Playfair was Lt Col and Consul of Britain in Algeria. He traced Bruce's travels in North Africa and produced a splendid, original account of late 19t... Details
Life, Scenery, and Customs In Sierra Leone, 2 volumes
 by Poole, Thomas Eyre
Price: US $1490.00
Binding: 3/4 Leather
Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: First Edition
The author , long resident in Sierra Leone, was an observant Colonial and Garrison Chaplain in Sierra Leone. A very pretty 2 volumes in dark blue mo... Details
Abrege De L'Histoire Des Egyptiens, Des Assyriens, Des Babyloniens, Des Medes, Des Perses et Des Scythes
 by Pornin, Antoine-Francois
Price: US $135.00
Binding: Full-Leather
Book Condition: Near Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
Continuation of title, "D'Apres les meilleurs Auteurs, et particulierement Rollin et Bossuet; Suivi de l'etat actuel de chacun de ces Peuples." Fine... Details
The China Journal of Amos Porter
 by Porter, Amos
Price: US $40.00
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition
Scarce. Compiled from family records by Eleanor Broad, Sally Fisher, Pat Haslam and Dorothy Ling, including Amos Porter's journals housed in a shoebo... Details
The Last Home of Mystery, Adventures in Nepal
 by Powell, E. Alexander
Price: US $9.00
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: First Edition
A popular travel book, by a peripatetic American. This account is notable for how he returned - Bombay to Basra by ship, then motor convoy across the... Details
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