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A DREAM OF ISLANDS John Williams, Herman Melville, Walter Murray Gibson, Robert Louis Stevenson, Paul Gauguin

By: Daws, Gavan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 1778

ISBN: 039301293X

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Extremely light foxing to edges, else fine; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 289 pages View more info

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A HAND-BOOK FOR TRAVELLERS IN FRANCE [TWO VOLUME SET]

By: Murray, John

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1879

Order Number: 11764

Condition: Very Good+


Both volumes show slight wear to extremities and slight weakening to binding, but are in quite nice shape overall. Volume one shows previous owner's name to first page. Vol. II: one small closed tear to front free endpaper ; Many maps and plans with a folding map in rear pocket of volume one. Part I: Containing Artois, Picardy, Normany, Brittany, The Seine and Loire, The Garonne, Bordeaux, Limousin, Gascony, The Pyrenees, &c. &c. Part II: Containing Artois, French Flande... View more info

A HANDBOOK FOR RESIDENTS AND TRAVELLERS IN SHROPSHIRE AND CHESHIRE

By: [Murray's]

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1897

Edition: Third Edition

Order Number: 5103

Condition: Very Good


Spine sunned. Boards a bit worn. Spine ends a bit frayed; Ex-Lib; 12mo - 7" to 7½" tall; 156, 6, 48 pages View more info

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A HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS IN DENMARK, WITH SCHLESWIG AND HOLSTEIN, AND ICELAND

By: Murray, John

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1893

Edition: Sixth Edition

Order Number: 12228

Condition: Very Good


Binding block 49-80 detached but present. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper. One map with marginal wear; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 153,64 pages View more info

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A HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS IN DEVON

By: [Murray's]

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1895

Edition: Eleventh Edition

Order Number: 5100

Condition: Very Good


Spine sunned. Boards rubbed. A bit frayed on spine ends. A handsome copy with tight binding; VG+ map in rear pocket ; Ex-Lib; 12mo - 7" to 7½" tall; 291, 16, 64 pages View more info

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A HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS IN EGYPT Including Descriptions of the Course of the Nile through Egypt and Nubia, Alexandria, Cairo, the Pyramids, and Thebes, the Suez Canal, the Peninsula of Mount Sinai, Theoases, the Pyoom, & C.

By: [Murray's]

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1873

Edition: Fourth Edition

Order Number: 4733

Condition: Very Good-


Boards with moderate wear and darkening to extremities. Hinges weakening. ; 12mo; 505, 88 pages View more info

A HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS IN FRANCE Being a Guide to Normandy, Brittany; the Rivers Seine, Loire, Rhone, and Garonne; the French Alps, Dauphine, the Pyrenees, Provence, and Nice, & C. &c. &c.

By: Murray's

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1869

Edition: Eleventh Edition

Order Number: 4713

Condition: Very Good


Boards faded, especially spine. Front hinge cracked. Back hinge started; 12mo - 7" to 7½" tall; 688, 68 pages View more info

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A HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS IN FRANCE [2 VOLUME SET]

By: [Murray's]

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1892

Edition: Eighteenth Edition

Order Number: 4724

Condition: Very Good


Boards a bit worn and dampstained. Former owner's name on half title page. Missing maps in rear pockets. Vol I: Front free endpaper detached, but present. Front hinge weakened; 12mo - 7" to 7½" tall; 433, 52; 425, 52 pages View more info

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A HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS IN FRANCE [VOL 1 ONLY] Part 1: Artois, Picardy, Normandy, Brittany, the Seine and Loire, the Garonne, Bordeaux, Limousin, Gascony, the Pyrenees, & C. &c.

By: Murray's

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1892

Edition: Eighteenth Edition

Order Number: 18283

Condition: Very Good-


Boards darkened and with moderate wear. Hinges started but holding together. Rear fold out map missing ; 12mo - 7" to 7½" tall; 63, 433, 58 pages View more info

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A HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS IN GLOUCESTERSHIRE

By: [Murray's]

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1895

Edition: Fourth Edition

Order Number: 18289

Condition: Very Good-


Spine darkened and with chips to spine ends. Ex-lib with usual markings and stamps. Light soiling to boards. Internally a nice and tight copy. Rear map missing, rear pocket top edge open. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 17, 183, 48 pages View more info

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A HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS IN HAMPSHIRE

By: [Murray's]

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1898

Edition: Fifth Edition

Order Number: 5104

Condition: Very Good-


Spine sunned and with some chipping and fraying to spine ends. Some wear to extremities. Front hinge started. Laid-in correction sheet that is darkened and frail, detached but present. Library label on front board. Bookplate. Title page hole stamped; Map in rear pocket; Ex-Lib; 12mo - 7" to 7½" tall; 213, 52 pages View more info

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A HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS IN INDIA BURMA AND CEYLON

By: Murray, John

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1929

Edition: Thirteenth Edition

Order Number: 18280

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light wear to extremities. Former owner's name on title page. A very handsome and tight copy. ; A few pages of ads on the last few pages. Folding map in rear pocket ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; cxliii, 812, pages View more info

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A HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS IN JAPAN Including the Whole Empire from Saghalien to Formosa

By: Chamberlain, Basil Hall; Mason, W. B.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1907

Edition: Eighth Edition

Order Number: 18070

Condition: Very Good+


Bright red boards with light rubbing to extremities and very lightly faded in one corner of back board. Light brown spots of discoloration to endpapers (not foxing). First and last few pages a bit darkened. Former owner's name on title page. Neat writing to back of each map (probably to avoid opening when not needed). ; Extensive ad section at rear. Chock full of maps, sketches, fold-outs; 12mo - 7" to 7½" tall; 570, 32 pages View more info

A HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS IN SOUTHERN GERMANY Being a Guide to Würtemberg, Bavaria, Austria, Tyrol, Salzburg, Styria, & C. , the Austrian and Bavarian Alps, and the Danube from Ulm to the Black Sea

By: Murray's

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1853

Edition: Sixth Edition

Order Number: 4712

Condition: Very Good


Boards faded, especially spine. Front hinge weakening. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Back hinge started. 3" closed tear in one map. Internally otherwise VG+ ; ; 12mo - 7" to 7½" tall; 583, 24 pages View more info

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A HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS IN SOUTHERN ITALY AND SICILY [TWO VOLUME SET] In Two Parts. Part I - South Italypart II - Sicily

By: Murray, John

Price: $500.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1892

Edition: Ninth Edition

Order Number: 12320

Condition: Very Good+


Wear to extremities and slight dampstaining to volume one; Comprising the description of Naples and its environs, Pompeii, Herculaneum, Vesuvius, Sorrento; The Islands of Capri, and Ischia; Amalfi, Paestum, and Capua, The Abruzzi and Calabria; Palermo, Girgenti, The Greek Temples, and Messina. Part II Comprising the descriptions of: Palermo, Girgenti, The Greek Temples, Syracuse, Catania, Messina, and the Lipari Islands. Including bound-in slip: "Information about ho... View more info

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A HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS ON THE CONTINENT Being a Guide to Holland, Belgium, Prussia and Northern Germany, and Along the Rhine from Holland to Switzerland

By: Murray's

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1838

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 4711

Condition: Very Good


Boards faded, a bit worn and professionally repaired. New endpapers. First few pages frail and lightly chipped, but professionally repaired. Title page stamped. ; Extremely scarce. Murray's 3rd book! ; 12mo - 7" to 7½" tall; 509 pages View more info

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A HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS ON THE CONTINENT Part 1: Holland, Belgium, Rhenish Prussia, and the Rhine from Holland to Mayence

By: [Murray's]

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1875

Edition: Nineteenth Edition

Order Number: 18294

Condition: Very Good


Spine darkened and with light chipping to spine ends. Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Bookseller sticker. Title page top 1/2" cut off. Hinges gapping but holding strongly together. ; With copious information about travelling to the various countries listed, several maps, and an advertising section in the rear; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; xl, 329, 10, 72 pages View more info

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A HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS ON THE CONTINENT Part 2: North Germany from the Baltic to the Black Forest. the Hartz, Thürignerwald, Saxon Switzerland, Rügen, the Giant Mountains, Taunus, Odenwald, and the Rhine Countries from Frankfurt to Basle, & C, &c.

By: [Murray's]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1874

Edition: Eighteenth Edition

Order Number: 18295

Condition: Very Good


Boards with moderate wear to extremities. Spine sunned and with spine ends chipping. Hinges gapping but holding strongly together. ; With copious information about travelling to the various countries listed, several maps, and an advertising section in the rear. VG map in rear pocket; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; xl, 329, 10, 72 pages View more info

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A HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS ON THE RIVIERA FROM MARSEILLES TO PISA With Outlines of the Routes Thither, and Some Introductory Information on the Climate and the Choice of Winter Stations for Invalids

By: Murray's

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1892

Order Number: 4704

Condition: Good+


Boards a bit worn. Spine ends frayed. Significant dampstaining to boards and first 10-15 pgs. Front hinge and first few pages frail and with one page detached but present; A very rare Murray's with lightly browned VG+ maps; 12mo - 7" to 7½" tall; 138, 64 pages View more info

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A HANDBOOK FOR WARWICKSHIRE

By: [Murray's]

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 5105

Condition: Very Good


Spine sunned and with top spine chipped. Small corner missing on title page. Library label on front board. Bookplate. Hole stamped on title page. 3 pages with small closed tears. ; VG+ maps in front and rear pockets ; Ex-Lib; 12mo - 7" to 7½" tall; 140, 52 pages View more info

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A HANDBOOK TO THE ENGLISH LAKES Included in the Counties of Cumerland, Westmorland, and Lancashire

By: [Murray's]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1889

Order Number: 17129

Condition: Very Good+


Spine sunned and with top spine outer covering chipped. VG+ maps in board pockets. Top edge of book a bit rubbed and with board pockets open at top. This is an unusually handsome Ex-lib copy with tight binding ; Ex-Library; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; xlii, 161, 52 pages View more info

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ACROSS ICELAND The Land of Frost and Fire

By: Chapman, Olive Murray

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, John Lane the Bodley Head Ltd: 1930

Order Number: 18736

Condition: Very Good+


"with eight illustrations in colour, forty-six in black and white from the author's water-colour drawings, photographs and a sketch map". Quite rare. A beautiful A&C Black style book; 8vo View more info

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ACROSS ICELAND The Land of Frost and Fire

By: Chapman, Olive Murray

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, John Lane the Bodley Head Ltd: 1930

Order Number: 18738

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Spine sunned. A touch of occasional foxing; "with eight illustrations in colour, forty-six in black and white from the author's water-colour drawings, photographs and a sketch map". A beautiful A&C Black style book; 8vo View more info

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BEYOND EUPHRATES Autobiography 1928-1933

By: Stark, Freya

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1951

Order Number: 16453

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Wear with small open tears to price clipped DJ. Original price sticker to DJ; Yet another volume of autobiography from Stark, this follows Traveller's Prelude. Stated first edition ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 341 pages View more info

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BY THE CLOCK OF ST. JAMES

By: Armytage, Percy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1927

Order Number: 7717

Condition: Very Good+


Spine slightly sunned. ; Author Armytage, born in 1853, worked for the British Royal Household for many years, and saw historical and technological events unparalelled in human experience. Part biography, part history. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 370 pages View more info

EDWARD WILSON OF THE ANTARCTIC Naturalist and Friend

By: Seaver, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1941

Order Number: 4100

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Open tears and foxing to DJ. Foxing to edges. Previous owner's name in front endpaper; The life story of one of Captain Scott's stalwarts who perished during the arduous return; B&W Illustrations; 12mo; 301 pages View more info

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HANDBOOK FOR ENGLAND AND WALES Alphabetically Arranged for the Use of Travellers

By: [Murray's]

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1878

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18281

Condition: Very Good-


Small paint stain to front boards. Boards with moderate wear to extremities. Spine darkened and with small chips to top spine. A nice and tight copy ; Rear fold-out map. Rare; 12mo; 501 pages View more info

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HANDBOOK FOR LINCOLNSHIRE

By: [Murray's]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1890

Order Number: 5099

Condition: Very Good-


Top of spine cover missing and rest of spine cover frail and detaching, but present. Library label on front board. Bookplate. Hole stamped on title page. ; Map in rear pocket; Ex-Lib; 12mo - 7" to 7½" tall; 213, 18, 48 pages View more info

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HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS IN RUSSIA, POLAND, AND FINLAND

By: [Murray's]

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1888

Edition: Fourth Edition

Order Number: 4720

Condition: Very Good-


Boards a bit waterstained. Top right corner of front endpaper and title page gone. Hinges started; Map in rear pocket with small neat tape repairs; Ex-Lib; 12mo; 571, 48 pages View more info

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HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS IN SCOTLAND

By: Penney, Scott Moncrieff

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1898

Edition: Seventh Edition

Order Number: 18279

Condition: Very Good-


Boards with light wear. Spine browned and with top spine chipping. ; Numerous color maps. Including a 23 page map section and 48 pages of ads ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; xxxvi, 479, 23, 48 pages View more info