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VOYAGES DANS LES ALPES Precedes d'un Essai sur l'Histoire Naturelle des Environs de Geneve (Vol 2 only)

By DE SAUSSURE, Horace Benedict

Geneva, Switzerland: Chez Barde, Manget & Comp, 1786. 641pp illus with beautiful fold-out engraved plates. 19th century quarter calf gilt, marbled boards. Containing De Saussure's account of the natural history of Geneva and its environs along with the record of his explorations in the area of Mont Blanc. De Saussure has been called the father of alpinism; between 1774 and 1787 he performed extensive geological investigations of the Alpine region, which he saw as holding the key to a true theory of the earth. Book is tight, clean and beautiful plates are in excellent clean condition with no tears. French text.. 1st Edition. Quarter Leather/Boards. Very Good+/No Jacket - Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


The Romance of Labrador (w/signed illustration)

By Grenfell, Wilfred

New York: MacMillan, 1934. 329pp/illus. Rare with signed sketch on ffep. Clean. Signed by Author. 1st Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Sailing Alone Around the World, 1895 - 1898

By Slocum, Joshua

Westvaco Corporation, 1969. 263p., limited edition, illustrations, chart, diagrams, quarter tan linen backed printed paper over, gilt spine titles, linen endpapers, designed by Bradbury Thompson, a near fine copy in slight dust worn slipcase. Rare hard to find book. Clean. Illustrated Boards. Fine/Slipcase. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


To the Ends of the Earth: Four Expeditions to the Arctic, the Congo, the Gobi, and Siberia

By Perkins, John; American Museum of Natural History

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Pantheon Books, 1981. 184 pp., 80 photos in b&w. In Dj. These photos are from the archives of the Museum from the early part of this century when it sponsored four expeditions. DJ worn. Text clean.. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Good+. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall (oblong).


London Green: The Story of Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, Green Park & St. James' Park

By Braybrooke, Neville

London: Victor Gollancz, 1959. Pp. 200, with colored frontispiece, 48 pages of plates, 4 maps, 4 tailpieces and maps on endpapers. Clean. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good+/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


The Michelin Men : Driving an Empire
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The Michelin Men : Driving an Empire

By Lottman, Herbert R

London, United Kingdom: I. B. Tauris & Company, Limited, 2004. 288 pages b&w illustrations The story of how Edouard and Andre Michelin turned a family tyre firm in rural France into one of the most innovative and successful empires in the world. Together they kick-started the world motor industry and created a tourist industry around the motor car and their Michelin Guides.. First Edition. Cloth. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Lahore Illustrated Views of the 19th Century

By Aijazuddin, F S

Lahore, Pakistan: Vanguard Books, 1991. 176pp, 98 Plates (Partly Col.), Map, Biblio., 8 Drawings, Glossary Clean. Inscribed by the Author. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall - Folio.


With Gold and Honey Blest : Edinburgh in Autumn

By Jones, Ken

Peterhead, Scotland: Volturna Press, 1979. Book has 214 pages with illustrations. DJ has wear/chipping along top edge and a few dirt marks. A love story...of a man in love with a city.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good(-). Illus. by Inglis, William. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


Explorations in Doughty's Arabia Deserta

By Tabachnick, Stephen E. (editor)

Athens, GA, U.S.A.: University of Georgia Press, 1987. Book has 275 pages with a few illustrations. Tiny bit of wear to edge of dj. This book reassesses the artistry and scientific contributions of Doughty's Arabia Deserta through ten essays. Also included are a descriptive bibliography of all known editions and a selected bibliography of works about Arabia Deserta.. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.


Among the Cypress : The Monterey Peninsula
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Among the Cypress : The Monterey Peninsula

By Long, Douglas (text); Geiger, Gary (photography)

Portland, OR, U.S.A.: Graphic Arts Center Publishing Company, 1992. Book has 152 heavily illustrated pages. A great coffeetable book or gift! A truly artistic look at the majestic beauty and architectural heritage of the Monterey Peninsula.. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good+. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


Mountains of the Gods: The Himalaya and the Mountains of Central Asia

By Cameron, Ian

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Facts on File, 1985. 248pp/illus. Detailed study and history of the Himalayas.. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


THE LAST HOME OF MYSTERY: Adventures in Nepal, Together withAccounts of Ceylon, British India, the Native States, the Persian gulf,the Overland Desert Mail & the Baghdad Railway

By Powell, E. Alexander

New York: The Century Company, 1929. 332pp/illus/end-paper maps. Adventures in Nepal together with accounts of Ceylon, British India, the Native States, the Persian Gulf, the Overland Desert Mail and the Baghdad Railway. Illustrated with a Map and with many Photographs by the Author.. 2nd Printing. Decorative Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Timaran Against the Trades

By Cole, Jean

Tuckahoe, New York: John deGraff Inc, 1969. 187pp/illus. Story about a family in Kenya that built a 40 foot sail boat and traveled in it the 12,000 miles to New Zealand. Light edge wear on dj. Clean. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Freya Stark in Persia (The Freya Stark Archives Ser.)

By Ruthven, Malise (editor)

Reading, UK: Garnet Publishing, 1994. 118 pages. Over 100 photographs from Freya Stark's collection which was left to St. Antony's College on her death. Small chip bottom corner of dj.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good(-). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.