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Image for Philips' Comparative Series of Smaller School Maps - South America - Physical and Political.

Philips' Comparative Series of Smaller School Maps - South America - Physical and Political.

By: N/A

Price: £55.00

Publisher: George Philip & Son, Ltd.: 1953

Seller ID: 003888

Condition: Good+


Large canvas backed wall map with 9 segments, some wear to hinges between segments, covers with browned and worn edges, pin holes in top corners, slightly tarnished eyelets. Stamp of York Technical College on front cover. Philips' Comparative Wall Atlas of Europe: Climate - Winter Conditions. View more info

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Philips' Comparative Wall Atlas of North America - Relief of Land, Political and Communications

By: N/A

Price: £75.00

Publisher: George Philip & Son, Ltd.: 1957

Seller ID: 003743

Condition: Very Good


Large canvas backed wall map with 9 segments, some wear to hinges between segments, covers with browned and worn edges, slightly tarnished eyelets, large marks to rear car cover and small stamp of "York Technical College" on front cover. Philips' Comparative Wall Atlas of South America - Relief of Land and Communications View more info

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Philips' Large School-Room Map of South America - Physical.

By: N/A

Price: £150.00

Publisher: George Philip & Son, Ltd.: 1959

Seller ID: 003734

Condition: Very Good


Very Large Canvas backed map with 16 segments, slightly tarnished copper eyelets and some light wear to outside covers but otherwise in Very Good condition. View more info

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Philips' Large School-Room Map of South America - Physical

By: N/A

Price: £150.00

Publisher: George Philip & Son, Ltd.: 1960

Seller ID: 003739

Condition: Very Good


Very Large Canvas backed map with 16 segments, slightly tarnished copper eyelets and some light wear to outside covers but otherwise in Very Good condition. View more info

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With Graciela to the Headhunters.

By: Boeldeke, Alfred.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Barrie: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006249

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, with dustwrapper, some shelf wear and small chips, otherwise also in Very Good condition. First edition, With pp166, b&w illustrations. The story of one of the most adventurous and hazardous journeys ever undertaken in and across the interior of the South American continent View more info

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Aberdeens Around the World: Recollections of a Global Journey.

By: Bull, Frederick.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Scottish Cultural Press: 2004

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006874

ISBN: 184017045X

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in Very Good condition. With many colour and b&w illustrations. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. First edition, with pp176. The Scots have been adventurers for centuries, travelling to all corners of the world. Scottish place-names can be found on every continent and ‘Aberdeen’ appears on maps from the coasts and prairies of Canada and America, to ancient China and Australia. From Aberdeen in north-east Scotland, this book takes you on a surprising journey to discover the stories of these other townships. Frederick Bull actually travelled 95,438 miles to visit no less that 30 Aberdeens. ... View more info

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Repeal and revolution: 1848 in Ireland

By: Christine Kinealy

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Manchester University Press: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007526

ISBN: 0719065178

Condition: As New


Illustrated card covers, As New condition. First edition, pp 318, bibliography, index. Examines the events that led up to the 1848 rising in Ireland and examines the reasons for its failure. This book places the rising in the context of political changes outside Ireland, especially the links between the Irish nationalists and radicals and republicans in Britain, France and north America. View more info

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Dangerous Energy: The Archaeology of Gunpowder and Military Explosives Manufacture.

By: Cocroft, Wayne D.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: English Heritage, 2000. 1850747180: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 922

ISBN: 1850747180

Condition: Fine


Paperback, in Fine condition. First edition, pp xxiii, 320, b&w illustrations, gazetteer, glossary, bibliography, index. This book comprises a national study of the explosives industry and provides a framework for identification of its industrial archaeology and social history. Few monuments of gunpowder manufacture survive in Britain from the Middle Ages, although its existence is documented. Late 17th-century water-powered works are identifiable but sparse. In the later 18th century, however, the industry was transformed by state acquisition of key factories, notably at Faversham and at Walt... View more info

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The Perfect Shot, North America: Shot Placement for North American Big Game

By: Craig Boddington

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Safari Press: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 007054

ISBN: 1571572678

Condition: Fine


Large hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustwarapper. First edition, Fourth Printing, pp viii, 215, colour illustrations throughout. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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The Vice and Spice of The Americas After Dark.

By: Cramond, Eugene.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Tallis Press, 1968.: 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2913

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 192, full page b&w photographs throughout. "In sizzling keyhole photos... Strippers, call-girls and lechery from New York to Rio!". View more info

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The Tall Ship in Art

By: Cross, Roy; Gardner, Derek; Groves, John; Hunt, Geoff; Myers, Mark

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Blandford: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004671

ISBN: 0713726946

Condition: Fine


Oblong hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp 144, very high quality colour illustrations throughout. Five world-class marine artists exhibit some of the most breathtaking paintings of ships ever published, in huge, oversize, full-color gallery-quality reproductions. Along with the gorgeous art comes the artists' own descriptions of their subjects and explanations of how they executed their work. The term "tall ships" calls to mind the majestic beauties that graced America's Bicentennial, but this collection also features paintings of such immortals as t... View more info

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The Schooner: Its Design and Development from 1600 to the Present

By: David R. MacGregor

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Chatham: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004651

ISBN: 1861760205

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, pp 192, b&w illustrations and diagrams throughout, index. This work is a comprehensive history of the development of the schooner from its emergence in Holland in the early years of the 17th century, right up to the present when the rig is experiencing a renaissance with luxury charter vessels. Though cargo-carrying was the main use to which schooners were put in Britain, America and Canada, there were also fishing schooners, pilot boats, Baltimore clippers, shallops, colonial schooners, naval schooners and yachts.... View more info

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Working in the Woods: A History of Logging on the West Coast

By: Drushka, Ken

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Harbour: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004252

ISBN: 1550170724

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with small closed tear to outer hinge, internally repaired and in otherwise Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 304, b&w illustrations throughout, index. View more info

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Paul Kane's Great Nor-West

By: Eaton, Diane and Sheila Urbanek (Paul Kane)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: ., University of British Colombia Press: 1996

Seller ID: 004314

ISBN: 0774805498

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated card covers, slightly faded but otherwise in Very Good condition. Pp 158, colour illustrations, bibliography. View more info

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Burton.

By: Farwell, Byron.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Longmans & Co.: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004092

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Very Good condition, slightly edgeworn dustwrapper, top and bottom of spine internally repaired and in otherwise Very Good condition. First edition, pp xv, 431, b&w illustrations, maps and graphs in text, bibliography, notes, index. View more info

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The Triple Crown: Kelmscott, Doves and Ashendene.

By: Franklin, Colin.

Price: £175.00

Publisher: Dallas, Bridwell Library: 1977

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 004431

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in cream cloth over boards, paper title label on spine, Fine condition. Limited edition of 145 [112], pp19. An address by Mr. Colin Franklin given in Perkins Chapel, January 16, 1977 to mark the coming to the collections of Bridwell Library of the Sir Emery Walker copy of the Doves Press Bible printed on Vellum. View more info

Image for The Menace of Colour: A Study of the Difficulties Due to the Association of White & Coloured Races, with an Account of Measures Proposed for their Solution & Special Reference to White Colonization in the Tropics.

The Menace of Colour: A Study of the Difficulties Due to the Association of White & Coloured Races, with an Account of Measures Proposed for their Solution & Special Reference to White Colonization in the Tropics.

By: Gregory, J.W.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Seeley Service & Co, 1925.: 1925

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1064

Condition: Good


Hardback with gilt design, in Good condition with some fading. First edition, pp 264, b&w illustrations. S16. View more info

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Libros Californianos or Five Feet of California Books.

By: Hanna, Phil Townsend, Powell, Lawrence Clark (Ed)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Zeitlin & Ver Brugge: 1958

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Editor

Seller ID: 004416

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in yellow paper over boards with red paper title labels on front and spine, some very light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. Signed Limited edition of 1000, signed by editor Lawrence Clark Powell, pp 87. View more info

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A Dance Called America: The Scottish Highlands, the United States and Canada

By: Hunter, James.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Mainstream Publishing: 1995

Seller ID: 006466

ISBN: 1851588078

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover in Near Fine condition, with colour illustrations, pp288. A Dance Called America: The Scottish Highlands, the United States and Canada View more info

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Bark Canoes: The Art and Obsession of Tappan Adney

By: Jennings, John

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Firefly Books Ltd: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004605

ISBN: 1552977331

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp 152, colour illustrations throughout, glossary, index. Tappan Adney (1868-1950) was an artist, writer, ethnographer, historian and modelmaker of unparalleled ability. He tirelessly documented the cultures and languages of vanishing native cultures. His most enduring legacy is the extraordinary 110 birchbark canoe models he handbuilt to exacting standards. The models, now held at The Mariners' Museum in Newport News, Virginia, were built to ensure future canoe builders had exact reproductions for reference. THE PACKED WEIGHT... View more info