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Tourism and socialist development

by Shivji, I. G., editor

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Published
1973
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£12.57

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Dar Es Salaam: Tanzania Publishing House, 1973. 97p., slender paperback, wraps scuffed, interior clean. Tanzanian Studies No. 3. Collects a series of debates from The Standard, discussing whether tourism was inherently capitalist and exploitative, or could be used to develop Tanzania's socialist economy.
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Where to sin in San Francisco

by Lord, Jack; art by Lloyd Hoff

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Published
1953
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£33.28

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San Francisco: Richard Guggenheim, 1953. 187p., plastic comb binding, mild handling. Illustrated with saucy drawings by Hoff. Guide to bars, restaurants, and a few strip shows and drag clubs, though most of the tourist information is not as salacious as advertised.
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San Francisco and Thereabout

by Keeler, Charles

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Published
1903
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£14.79

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San Francisco: California Promotion Committee, 1903. 97p., very good hardcover, minor rubbing to spine. A handsome promotional book for pre-earthquake SF.
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The Ship of Sulaimān

by O'Kane, John, translator

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Published
1972
ISBN
9780231036542
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£11.09

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New York: Columbia University Press, 1972. Hardcover. x, 250p., first American edition from English plates, waxed blue cloth boards in dj; very good condition. Persian heritage series no. 11.
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image of The Chinese Empire. A sequel to recollections of a journey through Tartary and Thibet. New edition

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London: Longmans, Green and Co, 1859. xxviii, 556p., hardcover, spine "repaired" with clear tape, a reading copy only.
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image of The itinerary of John Leland in or about the years 1535-1543 [Spine title: Leland's itinerary in England and Wales]

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Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1964. Complete set of five hardcover volumes, very good. Volume 5 includes fold-out maps and an index. Centaur Classics.
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£55.46
image of The Order of St. John of Jerusalem: a brief account of its origin, organisation and history; and a short description of the historical, archaeological, and picturesque places of interest in Malta and Gozo

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Malta: Catholic Institute, 1969. Paperback. xv, 380p. + [17]p. index, wraps, 4.75x7.25 inches, small stain on front wrap, price penned on rear wrap, last 11 pages of index detached but present.
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Instructions for Forreine Travell, 1642: collated with the second edition of 1650

by Howell, James; edited by Edward Arber

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Published
1903
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£25.88

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Westminster: A. Constable and Co, 1903. Hardcover. 88p., thin cloth-covered boards, 4.25x6.75 inches, corners bumped, two splash stains on front board, previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown endpaper and penned name on free front endpaper, offsetting to free front endpaper else very good facsimile reprint. English Reprints.
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New York: Bretano's Inc, 1931. Paperback. 314, [2]p., wraps, 5x7.25 inches, illus., wraps worn, spine creased, top edge foxed else good condition. Orginally published in 1921 as "Introduction à Vie de Paris." Cover subtitle: 1930-1931, A Friendly Guidebook.
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£22.19
image of The World of Benjamin of Tudela; A Medieval Mediterranean Travelogue

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Madison: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1995. Hardcover. 325p., illustrated with numerous super-simplified line maps keyed to text, the text itself amplifying the medieval author's terseness, a nice hardbound production in black cloth boards gilt and enclosed in the glossy dust jacket. Near fine, just a suggestion of marginal wear to jacket and less than that to book, entirely clean… Read more
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Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994. Hardcover. xiii, 345p., includes a small section of period illustrations in b&w (poorly reproduced), hardbound in green cloth boards gilt and enclosed in the dust jacket. Book itself is faintly edgeworn with a touch of crimping to top and tail rims, dj looks unmolested in its clear brodart cover, no markings or… Read more
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The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela. Travels in the Middle Ages. Introductions by Michael A. Signer, 1983; Marcus Nathan Adler, 1907; A. Asher, 1840

by Benjamin, of Tudela [twelfth century]. Michael A. Signer, prefatory material

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Published
1983
ISBN
9780934710077
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£11.09

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no city: Joseph Simon Publisher, 1983. 169p., illustrated with two older line maps, hardbound in 9x6 inch tan cloth boards gilt. A perfectly sound, clean, unmarked copy. Tudela is in northern Spain.
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image of The Isle of Wight: Its history, topography, and antiquities.  With notes on principle seats, churches, manorial houses, legendary and poetical associations, geology, and picturesque localities.  Especially adapted to the wants of the tourist and excursionist.  New and revised edition.  With sixteen pages of sectional maps and plans, and large map of the island printed in colours; all from the maps of the ordnance survey

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London: T. Nelson and Sons, 1882. xii, 323p., thin cloth boards, 5x7.25 inches, maps, lacking the large color map of the island, edges, half-title, title page, and table of contents lightly foxed, offsetting to free front endpaper, contemporary owner's name and date penned on free front endpaper.
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image of European Travellers in India: during the fifteenth, sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, the evidence afforded by them with respect to Indian social institutions,_the nature_influence of Indian governments

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New York: AMS Press, 1971. Hardcover. xiv, 274p., cloth-covered boards, 5x7 inches, very good facsimile reprint of a work originally published in 1909.
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The Court Journey to the Shōgun of Japan: From a private account by Jan Cock Blomhoff

by Blomhoff, Jan Cock; edited by F.R. Effert; introduced and annotated by Matthi Forrer

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Published
2000
ISBN
9789074822183
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£36.98

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Leiden, The Netherlands: Hotei Publishing, 2000. Hardcover. 133p., cloth-covered boards, 7.75x11 inches, profusely illus., very good condition in like dj. Blomhoff was the Dutch embassy to Japan from 1817 to 1823.
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Architecture in Burma: Moments in Time

by Karnath, Lorie

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Published
2013
ISBN
9783775735414
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£8.87

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Ostfildern, Germany: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2013. Paperback. 223p., presswork on nice alkaline paperstock, plenty of site and exhibit photography (all color), 7.5x5 inches, the usual guidebook-format traveller's aid with a special emphasis on architecture ancient and contemporary. Very good clean sound copy, unmarked except for a small seller's price-label on front cover.
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Malaysia: Oxford University Press, 2003. Expanded from the 1986 first issue: 84p., alkaline paperstock with b&w and color site photography, some photos reproduced poorly, hardbound in laminated 8x5.5 inch boards. Cover bears a small seller's price label, else unmarked, and entirely sound and clean.
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image of An Historical Sketch of the Portuguese Settlements in China and of the Roman Catholic Church and Mission in China_Description of the City of Canton

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Hong Kong: Viking Hong Kong Publications, 1992. Hardcover. [xviii], 280p., cloth-covered boards, 5.75x8.5 inches, frontispiece portrait of Ljungstedt, one fold-out map, offsetting to endpapers from dj flaps else very good condition in a dj with a sunned spine panel. Reprint of a work originally published in 1836.
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image of Jahangir and the Jesuits: with an account of the travels of Benedict Goes and the Mission to Peru.  From the relations of Father Fernão Guerreiro, S.J.

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London: George Routledge & Sons, 1930. Hardcover. xxix, 287p., cloth-covered boards, 5.5x8.5 inches, frontispiece portrait of Jahangir, corners bumped, endpapers lightly foxed else very good condition. No jacket. Broadway Travellers. On the fourth Mughul emperor and the Jesuit missionaries who tried to convert the Mughals.
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image of The Humanist as Traveler: George Sandys's Relation of a Journey begun An. Dom. 1610

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Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1986. Hardcover. 159p., cloth-covered boards, illus. with one illustration of title page from the first edition of "Relation of a Journey" and one map, very good condition in a worn, sunned, and unclipped dj.
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£33.28