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Customs of the World: A Popular Account of the Manners, Rites and Ceremonies of Men and Women in All Countries., Walter Hutchinson, Editor.
Customs of the World: A Popular Account of the Manners, Rites and Ceremonies of Men and Women in All Countries.
100.00 GBP

Travelling Ladies, Allen, Alexandra
Travelling Ladies
10.00 GBP

The Treasure Divers, McDonald, Kendall
The Treasure Divers
15.00 GBP

Second Chance, Bailey, Maurice;Bailey, Maralyn
Second Chance
9.00 GBP

 

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1 Adventure Camping.  Peter F Williams.
London. Pelham Books. 1986 0720713331 / 9780720713336 Reprint. Near Fine  Very Good 
A near fine unmarked, unworn book. DJ has a touch of rub and wrinkle along top edge.  
Price: 10.00 GBP
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2 Along the Clipper Way.  Francis Chichester.
London. Hodder & Stoughton 1967 Very Good  No Jacket 
A very good book without inscriptions or other marks. no measureable wear. Top edge foxed.  
Price: 6.00 GBP
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3 Along the Clipper Way.  Francis Chichester.
Brockhampton Press 1967 Very Good  Complete but Tatty 
A very good book without inscriptions or other marks. Page edges foxed, light shelfwear. DJ is complete but tatty - heavily rubbed along top & bottom with a number of short closed tears and old sellotape residues.  
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Customs of the World: A Popular Account of the Manners, Rites and Ceremonies of Men and Women in All Countries., Walter Hutchinson, Editor.
4 Customs of the World: A Popular Account of the Manners, Rites and Ceremonies of Men and Women in All Countries. Walter Hutchinson, Editor.
Hutchinson & Co. 1913 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
A very good two-volume half-leather set without inscriptions or other markings. Clean and tight inside, page edges dusty, very light shelfwear - these appear to have had very liitle actual use. Undated, OCLC quotes 1913, which feels about right. Between the two volume are 1209 pages, 1443 monochrome reproductions, 31 coloured plates and 5 maps. Contributions form a number of eminent authorites. A fascinating work, showing the everyday life and customs of peoples the world over, a century ago. Volume 1 is generally concerned with Asia and the Pacific, volume 2 with Europe, the Near East, Africa and the New World. 
Price: 100.00 GBP
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5 Exploring Caves C H D Cullingford
Oxford University Press. 1951 First Edition Hard Cover Good Complete but Tatty David Cobb 
A good 148 page small hardback book with signature ion front endpaper inside front cover, otherwise unmarked. Page fore-edges browned. Moderate corner and joint rub. DJ is tatty but complete with heavy rubbing to the corners, joints and fore-edges. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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6 Fifty-two Pioneer Stories All Round the Compass.  Alfred H Miles, Ed.
London. Hutchinson & Co. Very Good  No Jacket 
A very good undated book with a preface dated 1906. No inscriptions or other marks. Good sound joints and hinges. Page edges, and to some extent margins, foxed. Light corner rub. Red cover with substantial attractive decoration to front and spine. Stories are largely written in the third person and appear to be true stories rather than fiction. About 40% of them are based in North America, the rest cover the world.  
Price: 25.00 GBP
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7 First Into Action: A Dramatic Personal Account Of Life In The SBS  Duncan Falconer
Great Britain Little Brown & Co. 1998 031645680 Very Good  Very Good 
A very good 338 page hardback book with a price written in blue ink on the top right corner of the front free endpaper, otherwise no marks. Some slight corner rub but seems little used. Clean and tight. DJ is very good with little rub and wrinkles around top and bottom. A very sound book.  
Price: 10.00 GBP
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8 Gifts of Fortune : With Some Hints for Those About to Travel.  H M Tomlinson.
Heinemann 1929 Very Good  Very Good 
A very good example of the 1929 reprint with inscription on front endpaper, otherwise unmarked. Some foxing to page edges and endpapers. Virtually unworn, a little patchy fading to covers. DJ has light edge rub, rather heavier at corners, mainly at spine ends. rather dust-stained.  
Price: 12.50 GBP
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9 Great Ascents : a Narrative History of Mountaineering.  Eric Newby.
David & Charles 1977 0715374087 / 9780715374085 Very Good  Very Good 
A very good clean tight book without inscriptions or other marks. Slightest hint of edge rub. DJ has very light rub along top & bottom with a 1/2" closed tear at bottom centre of front panel and a sticker shadow in top left corner.  
Price: 10.00 GBP
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10 Great True Mountain Stories.  Edmund V Corbett.
London. Arco Publishing Co. 1957 First Edition Very Good  Poor 
A very good book without inscriptions or other marks.Page edges a little yellowed. Top and bottom edges of spine faded. Bottom of spine bumped. Light corner rub. DJ is abysmal - large chips and tears at all corners, yellowed, stained.  
Price: 8.00 GBP
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11 J Allan Cash : Camera Globetrotter.  J Allan Cash.
Fountain Press. 1973 085242333 / 085242333 First Edition Very Good  Very Good 
A very good book with owner's inkstamp on title page, together with a small sticker shadow, and an inkstamp offset on rear endpaper; Otherwise unmarked. Tight & clean, virtually unworn. DJ has just a touch of edge rub, a very slightly sunned spine, and is a little yellowed overall.  
Price: 10.00 GBP
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12 Kodak Travel and Nature Photography.  Jack Tresidder, Ed.
Lon Mitchell Beazley. 1984 0855335343 / 9780855335342 Very Good  Very Good 
A very good 200 page hardback book without inscriptions or other marks. Page fore-edges browned and light corner rub. DJ is also very good with mild rubbing along head and foot with heavier rubbing at the tops of the joints and fore-edges. A clean and tight book.  
Price: 8.00 GBP
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13 Letters to Channy : a Trip Around the World.  Heluiz Chandler Washburne.
Cassell & Co. 1933 Very Good  No Jacket Electra Papadopoulos. 
A very good book with owner's name inside front cover and another owner's name & date on half title page. Page edges dust-soiled, edges rubbed, covers heavily mottled through damp, though nothing inside. No DJ. A fascinating book, describing much of the world as it was in 1933...But why didn't she take Chandler with her on this trip of a lifetime?  
Price: 7.50 GBP
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14 On Mountains.  John Jerome.
Gollancz 1979 0575026219 / 9780575026216 Very Good  Very Good 
A very good clean tight 262 page book without inscriptions or other marks. Some minor marks to page edges, virtually unworn. DJ has a touch of edge rub. 8 illustrations, bibliography.  
Price: 8.00 GBP
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15 Race Against Time MacArthur, Ellen
Michael Joseph/Penguin. 2005 0718147405 / 9780718147402 First Edition. Hard Cover Near Fine. Very Good 
A near fine 287 page hardback book without inscriptions or other marks. Clean and tight, virtually unworn, seems to have seen very little use. DJ has a touch of rub 'n wrinkle around top & bottom. The story of THAT race - which made Ellen Macarthur the heroine of our time and an example of courage and endevour to all. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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16 Road to Andamooka  John Summers.
Robert Hale 1965 First Edition Very Good  Good 
A very good 191 page hardback book without inscriptions. Small amount of underlining on pages 103/106/107, otherwise unmarked. Page edges dusty, light corner rub. DJ is edge rubbed with a couple of 2" closed tears at edges and a few short closed tears. The true story of a young man's travels from England to Canada, across the Indian Ocean and down to Australia, then back to the UK.  
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Second Chance, Bailey, Maurice;Bailey, Maralyn
17 Second Chance Bailey, Maurice;Bailey, Maralyn
D. McKay Co 1977 0679507523 / 9780679507529 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
A very good 305 page hardback book without inscriptions or other marks. Clean and tight, minimal shelfwear. DJ is gently edge rubbed with a couple of very short closed tears at foot of spine and a sunned backstrip. With some very interesting appendices, including a glossary of Spanish & Portuguese words, Conversion tables, Beaufort wind scale etc. Numerous monochrome photos and line figures. An interesting read for the armchair voyager! 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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18 So Small a World.  Guy Mountfort.
Travel Book Club. 1974 Very Good  Very Good 
A very good clean tight book without inscriptions or other marks. Page edges yellowed, very slightest touch of rub along bottom edge. DJ has light rub and wrinkle along top edge and is much yellowed.  
Price: 6.00 GBP
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19 Somewheres East of Suez.  Tristan Jones.
London. Bodley Head 1988 037031140X / 9780370311401 First Edition Very Good  Very Good 
A very good ex-library book with the usual stamps and label residues. Front endpaper removed - first page is half-title page. Light rub to spine ends, otherwise a nice clean tight book. DJ has a touch of corner rub in a clear protective jacket.  
Price: 9.00 GBP
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20 The Backpacker's Handbook.  Chris Townsend.
Oxford Illustrated Press Ltd. 1991 185509200X / 9781855092006 Good  No Jacket 
A good ex-library large-format 192 page paperback with the usual stamps and label residues. Clearly well used, but still tight and sound. Covered with clear adhesive film for library use, with a sunned spine.  
Price: 8.00 GBP
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