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image of A Dry Ship to the Mountains  -  Down the Volga and Across the Caucasus -  in My Father's Footsteps

A Dry Ship to the Mountains - Down the Volga and Across the Caucasus - in My Father's Footsteps

by Farson, Daniel

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Goldring Books
Published
1994
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Fine
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First
ISBN
9780718135881
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$21.01

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London: Michael Joseph, 1994. A Fine unmarked copy with a Very Good + dustjacket which is not price clipped. 246 pages. 35 photographs. Map endpapers. Daniel James Negley Farson (1927 - 1997) was a British writer and broadcaster, strongly identified with the early days of commercial television in the UK. He was the son of US war correspondent… Read more
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The Lost World of the Caucasus

by Farson, Negley

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Published
2018
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781377000985
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$11.20

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Sagwan Press, 2018. A facsimile copy of Doubleday, New York edition of the book (note the cover has the title as 'Last' instead of 'Lost'.. Caucasian Journey is a travel book written by the American foreign correspondent Negley Farson, describing his journey in the mountains of the western Caucasus in 1929. Farson undertook the journey in the… Read more
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India of the Princes

by Forbes, Rosita

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Goldring Books
Published
1939
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Very Good
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London: The Book Club, 1939. A Very good copy in beige cloth which has an age darkened spine. Internally there is age toning to endpapers and closed edges and just the occasional mark to page edges else a very clean, tight and unmarked copy. 319 pages. 32 illustrations. Brief impressions of the Indian States which the author visited,… Read more
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The Heart of the Dragon

by Clayre, Alasdair

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Goldring Books
Published
1984
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780002721158
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$16.80

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London: Collins / Harvill, 1984. A near Fine Unmarked copy (Fine apart from a few spots to top edge) with near Fine dustjacket which is price clipped. A large format volume of 281 pages. Profusely iilustrated. Map endpapers. A quarter of the people on earth live in China, yet to the West it has remained a mystery. The Heart… Read more
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Elephant Complex - Travels in Sri Lanka

by Gimlette, John

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Goldring Books
Published
2015
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9781782067962
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$28.01

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London: Quercus, 2015. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. First Edition, First Printing. 518 pages. 1 map. 37 illustrations. Sri Lanka is a small island with a long, violent and enthralling history. Home to thousands of wild elephants, this is a place where natural beauty has endured, indifferent to human tragedy.… Read more
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A Journalist in the Holy Land - Glimpses of Egypt and Palestine

by Copping, Arthur E.

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Goldring Books
Published
1915
Condition
Good
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$9.80

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London: The Religious Tract Society, 1915. Boards have fading to spine, spine sides and tops and a line of wear to spine side and to spine top and tail. Internally there is a prize bookplate to front pastedown, age darkening to endpapers and sporadic light foxing else a clean, tight unmarked copy. xi + 248 pages. 8 coloured plates and… Read more
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To the East a Phoenix

by Cameron, Nigel

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Goldring Books
Published
1960
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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$11.20

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London: Hutchinson, 1960. Silver title on green cloth boards which are unmarked with no wear. Interally there is a gift inscription to front pastedown else very clean, tight and unmarked. Dustjacket has some repaired closed tears and some wear to top edge and is not priceclipped. 207 pages. 30 photographs. The travel writer is a confirmed lover of the… Read more
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There is Only One Raffles - The Story of a Grand Hotel

by Sharp, Ilsa

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Goldring Books
Published
1986
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780285627444
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$11.20

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London: Souvenir Press, 1986. A near Fine unmarked copy (Fine apart from a gift inscription to front endpaper) with Fine dustjacket. 143 pages. Illustrated throughout. Centenary New Edition 1886-1986. The story of one of the most famous hotels in the world, the Raffles Hotel in Singapore. Named after Sir Stamford Raffles, founder of the former British colony. It was… Read more
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India in Luxury - A Practical Guide for the Discerning Traveller

by Nicholson, Louise

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Goldring Books
Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780712608572
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$11.20

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London: Century, 1985. A near Fine copy (Fine apart from a mark to the top corner margin of two pages) with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. x + 270 pages. Maps. This book is an essential manual for the visitor to India who wants to travel in style - whether for a holiday or on business. Luxury… Read more
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Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos

by Boobbyer, Claire and Spooner, Andrew and O'Tailan, Jock

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Goldring Books
Published
2008
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781906098094
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$11.20

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Bath: Footprint, 2008. A Fine unmarked copy. 560 pages. Second edition. Footprint travel guide. From Hanoi and the Plain of Jars to Angkor and the Mekong Delta. A triad of Indo-Chinese beauties. Best of the sights. Hidden jungle ruins and white sandy beaches. What to eat and where to sleep. How to get off the beaten track. A comprehensive… Read more
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image of On the Road to Kandahar  -  Travels Through Conflict in the Islamic World

On the Road to Kandahar - Travels Through Conflict in the Islamic World

by Burke, J. Bernard

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Goldring Books
Published
2006
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780713998962
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$11.20

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London: Allen Lane, 2006. A near Fine unmarked copy with VG+ dustjacket which has a minor indentation to front and is not price clipped. First edition, first printing. xvii + 297 pages. 3 maps. The Chief Reporter of the Observer, in the summer of 1991, set off to join Kurdish guerillas fighting in Iraq. It turned out to be the… Read more
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The Pilgrim

by Valle, Pietro Della (Translated, Abridged, and Introduced By George Bull)

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Goldring Books
Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780091741891
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$35.01

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London: Hutchinson, 1989. SIGNED BY GEORGE BULL on half title page with dedication. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine price clipped dustjacket. xix + 303 pages. George Bull O.B.E. (1929-2001) was a widely travelled author, journalist, translator and polymath, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Pietro Della Valle was a romantic, born in 1586 of an illustrious… Read more
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The Himalayas - A Journey to Nepal

by Kazami, Takehide

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Goldring Books
Published
1968
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780706310863
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$11.20

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London: Ward, Lock, 1968. A Fine unmarked copy with Fine dustjacket. The author, a skilled mountain climber, author and cameraman, combined these three talents to venture into the most remote areas of the Himalayas, aided by a team of hardened Sherpa porters, to capture on film the breathtaking beauty of these mountains. Kazami spent months in his quest and many… Read more
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Chapters from In India

by Steevens, G.W.

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Goldring Books
Published
1927
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
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$14.00

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London: George G. Harrap, 1927. Cream titles on black cloth boards which have some minor marks but no wear. Internally very clean, tight and unmarked. The author is George Warrington Steevens (1869-1900), the most famous war correspondent of his time, who was with Kitchener in the Sudan but whose brilliant career was cut short by typhoid fever in 1900 during… Read more
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The Road to Miran - Travels in the Forbidden Zone of Xinjiang

by Paula, Christa

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Goldring Books
Published
1994
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780002551243
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$16.80

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London: Harper Collins, 1994. A Fine unmarked copy with no inscriptions with Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. xii + 278 pages. 33 illustrations. 2 maps. Pictorial endpapers. The author, an intrepid young student of Central Asian art and archaeology, set off in late 1989 to explore - far from the famous 'Silk Road' of Marco Polo - an… Read more
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East of Katmandu

by Weir, Tom

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Goldring Books
Published
1955
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd, 1955. Gilt title on green boards whiche are very clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally very clean, tight and unmarked with just a touch of foxing to fore edge. A Very Good+ copy. Dustjacket has some chipping and is price clipped. 91 plates, 2 in full colour, by the author and Douglas Scott. The book… Read more
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image of Pietro's Pilgrimage  -  A Journey to India and Back at the Beginning of the Seventeenth Century

Pietro's Pilgrimage - A Journey to India and Back at the Beginning of the Seventeenth Century

by Blunt, Wilfrid

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Goldring Books
Published
1953
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: James Barrie, 1953. Gilt title on green cloth boards which are clean and unmarked with no wear but with bumping to corner tips. Internally there is age darkening to endpapers else clean, tight and unmarked. 29 illustrations and 1 map. The account of the travels of the Roman Patrician Pietro Della Valle from 1614-1626, in which he visited Constantinople,… Read more
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Land of the Lotus Eaters

by Bartlett, Norman

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Goldring Books
Published
1959
Condition
Very Good
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$9.80

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London: The Adventurers Club, 1959. Gold title on blue boards which are clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally just a touch of light foxing to endpapers else clean, tight and unmarked. A Very Good+ copy. Dustjacket is complete with a little wear to top edge. The author, an Australian diplomat, provides a fascinating account of Siam, now modern day… Read more
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Colours of The Arab Fatherland

by Pesce, Angelo

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Goldring Books
Published
1972
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$11.20

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Naples, Italy: Angelo Pesce, 1972. Gold titles and crossed sword motif on green cloth boards. A Fine unmarked copy. Dustjacket is complete with a little wear to edges. The book is printed on heavy quality paper. The author is an Italian geologist who has worked and travelled extensively in the Middle East and presents a photographic tour of Saudi Arabia… Read more
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image of The View From Peking  -  An Account of the Chinese People Today

The View From Peking - An Account of the Chinese People Today

by Mason, Colin

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Goldring Books
Published
1977
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780207957352
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$9.80

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London: Angus & Robertson, 1977. A near Fine copy with near Fine dustjacket. The author is an Australian travel writer who brings to life the people, culture and life post Revolution including a section on what the tourist needs to know. 14 coloured photographic illustrations. **** NOT EX LIB **** 311. First Edition.… Read more
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