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A Handbook for Travellers in France Part II, Containing: Artois, Champagne, Lorraine, Alsace and the Vosges, Burgundy, Lyons, Marseilles and the Rhone, Franche-Comte, Dauphine, The French Alps, Provence and Nice.

By: N/A

Price: £30.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1875

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 004789

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in original cloth covered boards, gilt titles on cover and spine with wear and marking to boards, edges and hinges, corners bumped but otherwise in Very Good condition. Thirteenth edition, pp xii, 323+75pp of adverts, 17 maps and town plans throughout. View more info

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Baedeker's Southern France Including Corsica: Handbook for Travellers.

By: Baedeker, Karl.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Karl Baedeker Publishers: 1914

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 004781

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in original red cloth covered boards, one small ink mark to edge of rear board, previous owners name in ink on title page but otherwise in Fine condition. Sixth revised edition, pp xxvi, 648, 42 maps, 63 plans and a panorama, index. A classic guide to Southern France from the eve of the First World War. View more info

Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe.

By: Bergreen, Laurence.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd: 2003

Seller ID: 005820

ISBN: 0007118317

Condition: Fine


Hardback, in Fine condition, with beautifully illustrated end papers (map of the world showing Magellan's Circumnavigation 1519-1522), complete with dustwrapper, also In Fine condition. In a clear archival wrapper.With bibliography and index. Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe. View more info

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Fairground Strollers and Showfolk.

By: Brown, Frances.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Oakley Publishing, 2001. 0952128217: 2001

Seller ID: 2028

ISBN: 0952128217

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in Very Good condition, complete with dustwrapper, also in Very Good condition. With pp192, b&w illustrations, notes, appendix and index. This liberally illustrated book chronicles the performers who travelled from town to town, appearing at fairgrounds. The author examines their lives starting in the early 19th century. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS MAY BE REQUIRED. S27. View more info

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Early Travellers in Scotland.

By: Brown, Hume.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: James Thin, 1978.: 1978

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 1452

Condition: Very Good


Softback with illustrated card covers, light staining to edges but otherwise in Very Good condition. Facsimile edition [1891] pp xxvi, 300 with 5 fold out maps and tables, index. A selection of historical travellers tales from Scotland. View more info

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The Land Out There: A Scottish Land Anthology.

By: Bruce, George and Rennie, Frank.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Aberdeen University Press, 1991. 0080409075: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 468

ISBN: 0080409075

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. First edition, pp xvi, 342. with colour photographs, list of illustrations, list of colour plates, preface, acknowledgements, prologue, epilogue, glossary and index of authors and sources. An anthology that ranges from the discriptive geology of the Scotland of Hugh Miller and Archibald Geikie, through childhood experiences (including Kesson, Muir, Derwent, MacDiarmid, Burns, Gunn and Crichton Smith), and the travellers Sandy Stewart and Betsy White, to the main issues, the character of the people of the land of Scotland, the yield of the land, the changes, an... View more info

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Tinkers: Synge and the Cultural History of the Irish Traveller.

By: Burke, Mary.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Oxford, 2009. 9780199566464: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2039

ISBN: 0199566461

Condition: As New


Hardback, in As New condition with dustwrapper in As New condition. First edition, pp x, 329, bibliography, index. The history of Irish Travellers is not analogous to that of the 'tinker', a Europe-wide underworld fantasy created by sixteenth-century British and continental Rogue Literature that came to be seen as an Irish character alone as English became dominant in Ireland. By the Revival, the tinker represented bohemian, pre-Celtic aboriginality, functioning as the cultural nationalist counter to the Victorian Gypsy mania. Long misunderstood as a portrayal of actual Travellers, J.M. Synge'... View more info

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Ship Ahoy!! Nautical Notes for Ocean Travellers, with Charts and Diary.

By: Commander Bisset, J.G.P.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Charles Birchall: 0

Edition: 3rd Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 003321

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with illustrated cloth covered boards, some light wear to edges but otherwise in Very Good condition. Signed and dedicated by the author, Staff Captain J.G.P Bisset of R.M.S. Berengaria, 1928. Bookplate of previous owner. b&w illustrations throughout with two fold out route maps to rear. View more info

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Handbook for Travellers in Ireland.

By: Cooke, John.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Edward Stanford: 1912

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 005798

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in red cloth covered boards with gilt titles on front board and spine, spine faded and darkened, some light wear to edges but otherwise in Very Good condition. Eighth revised edition, pp x, 604, 47 maps and plans, collated and present, index. View more info

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North and North Again: Autobiography

By: David Brian Plummer

Price: £25.00

Publisher: The Boydell Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005503

ISBN: 0907827063

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with some slight shelfwear, some pages slightly wrinkled but otherwise in Very Good condition, unclipped dustwrapper with lightly faded spine, small mark to foot of spine and bottom rear edge of dustwrapper. First edition, pp 148, b&w illustrations. View more info

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The Old Book: A Mediaeval Anthology.

By: Hartley, Dorothy.

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf.: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 006332

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in faux leather binding with gilt titles and four embossed illustrations on cover and four on the back cover, with five raised bands on spine, in Very Good condition, No dustwrapper, as issued. SIGNED COPY. With pp xviii, 318, b&w illustrations and index. Frontispiece picture 'Provocation'. Numbered copy 54 out of 1350 copies of which 750 are for sale in England and 525 are for sale in the USA. With previous owner's name and dedication. Some pages are uncut. Printed in monotype poliphilus on Japon de Luxe. The Old Book: A Mediaeval Anthology. Edited and illuminated by Dorothy hart... View more info

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The Pictish Trail: A Travellers Guide to the Old Pictish Kingdoms.

By: Jackson, Anthony.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Orkney Press, 1989. 0907618189: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 388

ISBN: 0907618189

Condition: Very Good


Stapled booklet with illustrated covers, in very good condition. Fist edition, pp64.With b&w photographs and illustrations, maps and charts, Illustrated end papers, . A guide to the old Pictish Kingdoms,with symbol designs and a key to Pictish symbols. S5. View more info

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The Congo River from its Mouth to Bolobo; with a General Description of the Natural History and Anthropology of its Western Basin.

By: Johnston, H.H.

Price: £500.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rvington: 1884

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004426

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in publishers original decorative cloth covered boards, boards slightly marked and edge rubbed, small patch of lighter staining to top rear corner but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xvii, 470, 3 etchings (including frontis) and 65 other illustrations and two colour folding maps with a few small closed tears, all as called for. The authors description of the book is as follows: "I have merely tried to produce with a pen and brush an ordinary guide-book to the Congo, which may well convey to intending travellers or stay-at-home folks a fairly just impression ... View more info

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Gypsy Girl: A Life on the Road, A Journey to Freedom.

By: McKinley, Rosie.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd., 2011. 9781444742046: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1320

ISBN: 1444742043

Condition: Very Good


Paperback with some fading, but otherwise in very good condition. First edition, with pp278. The story of Rosie McKinley, who was born into an Irish traveller family and ran away at 17 to marry a fellow traveller. She has five children and lives in Ireland. S21. View more info

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British Discovery Literature and the Rise of Global Commerce

By: Neill, Anna

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004564

ISBN: 0333973747

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp x, 229, notes, references, index. British Discovery Literature and the Rise of Global Commerce examines how, between 1680 and 1800, British maritime travellers became both friends and foes of the commercial state. These nomadic characters report on remote parts of the globe in the twin contexts of an increasingly powerful imperial state and an emerging world economy. Examining voyage narratives by William Dampler, Daniel Defoe, Jonathan Swift, Tobias Smollett, Samuel Johnson, James Cook, and William Bligh, Neill demonstrates... View more info

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The Travellers Guide Through Scotland and its Islands. Volume Two.

By: No Author.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: John Thompson & Co, 1814.: 1815

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 991

Condition: Good


Hardback in half leather and board covers with gilt edging, spine worn at edges and in need of repair, slight tear on top corner of page 23, previous owners' names in pencil on end page, and in ink on cover page. In good condition otherwise. Sixth edition, with pp259 with folding map of guide to Loch Catherine and Loch Lomond in very good condition and 10 further engraved maps and plans. With index to the principal roads in Scotland and general index. Guide to Scotland and its islands. S15. View more info

Image for Artistic and Picturesque Groups for the Embellishment of Landscape, in Series of Above One Thousand Subjects comprising the most Interesting Accessories to Ruraland Domestic Scenerey; Shipping and Craft; Rural Sports, Pastimes and Occupations; Naval, Military and Civil Employments; Implements of Trade, Commerce and Agriculture Etc. The Whole Forming an Encyclopaedia of Illustration of the Arts, Agriculture, Manufactures &c., of Great Britain. Microcosm.

Artistic and Picturesque Groups for the Embellishment of Landscape, in Series of Above One Thousand Subjects comprising the most Interesting Accessories to Ruraland Domestic Scenerey; Shipping and Craft; Rural Sports, Pastimes and Occupations; Naval, Military and Civil Employments; Implements of Trade, Commerce and Agriculture Etc. The Whole Forming an Encyclopaedia of Illustration of the Arts, Agriculture, Manufactures &c., of Great Britain. Microcosm.

By: Pyne, W.H.; Hill, J.

Price: £750.00

Publisher: R. Ackermann: 1817

Seller ID: 007474

Condition: Very Good


Large (35x30cm) half leather binding with marbled paper over boards, five raised bands to spine, gilt titles to spine, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt, some light shelfwear, light foxing throughout but otherwise in Very Good condition. Dated 1817 on title page and spine however some plates dated 1823 and 1824, 77 tinted engraved plates including frontis. 77 Plates: Tanning Pl.1, Army Pl.1, No.1, Inland Navigation Pl.14, No.11, Mills Pl.1, Camp Scenes Pl.5, Gleaners Pl.6, No. 2, Iron Foundry Pl. 6, No. 2, Masonry Pl.7 No.2, Pl.49 No.13, Misc Pl.5, Pl.52, Mowers Pl.9, Pottery and Leather Dres... View more info

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Reek Roon a Campfire: A Collection of Ancient Tales.

By: Robertson, Stanley.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd, 2009. 9781841587950: 2009

Seller ID: 114

ISBN: 1841587958

Condition: Fine


Paperback in fine condition, pp xi, 195, with glossary. A wide range of stories -supernatural and everyday- which offer a fascinating glimpse into the world of Scland's Travellers. S5. View more info

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Deeside Tinkers.

By: Stewart, James.

Price: £5.99

Publisher: McKenzie Quality Print, 2007.: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 965

Condition: New


Paperback in very good condition, first edition, pp84, with glossary.The life story of Deeside tinker James Stewart, with songs and poems written throughout his life. S15. View more info

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Red Rowans and Wild Honey.

By: Whyte, Betsy.

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Birlinn, 2002. 1841580708: 2002

Seller ID: 492

ISBN: 1841580708

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition, with pp 223, with editor's note and glossary. The sequel to the very popular Yellow on the Broom, this title follows Betsy Whyte's life to the end of the Second World War. S8. View more info