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The Stars My Blanket
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The Stars My Blanket

By Miles, Beryl

London: John Murray, 1955 John Murray, 1955. 235 pages. Foxing to edges but pages clean and binding intact. Small inscription of previous owner. Black and white photographs. Travel memoir of woman's 8,000 mile journey across Australia.. Cloth. Good/No Jacket.

$19.24

The Lotus and the Robot

By Koestler, Arthur

Four Square , 1964 Four Square Books, 1964. 318 pages. Overall book is in good condition. Pages and edges are yellowed with agebut ther is no foxing. Spine is very creased but binding is intact. Back cover has a small crease to lower corner. Record of Koestler's travels through India and Japan. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$14.25

A Guide-Book to Bulgaria

By Mihailov, D. And Marinov, D.

1965 201 pages. Book cover is stained and scuffed and very worn at edges. Corners and edges are bumped and creased. Spine is very worn and marked and bumped. Previous owner's name and address written in ink on inside of first page. Page edges have some foxing, as do edges of cover. Pages a little yellowed at edges, but neat and tightly bound. Condition consistent with age of book. Includes a number of black and white illustrations.A guidebook to Bulgaria, including the social and political history.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket.

$14.25

China Can Take It.
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China Can Take It.

By Rees, Ronald D.

London: Edinburgh House Press, 1942 Edinburgh House Press, 1942. 64 pages. Thick card cover. Previous owner's inscription. Cover a bit stained and yellowed with age but binding and pages all good. China and Christianity. . Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket.

$7.84

Red Square Blues: A Beginner's Guide to the Decline and Fall of the Soviet Union
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Red Square Blues: A Beginner's Guide to the Decline and Fall of the Soviet Union

By Traill, Kim

Fourth Estate, 2009 520 pages. Book cover has some light scuffing and scratching. Edge of front cover is a little bumped and bent. Spine has one large crease, and is a little bumped at top and bottom. Previous bookseller's price has been written in pencil on first page, then rubbed out - slight mark remains. Pages very slightly yellowed at edges, and slightly worn. Pages otherwise clean, neat and tightly bound. Please note - as this is a fairly large and heavy book, postage costs may be more than is listed - please contact us if you would like more information. Author's account of 17 years spent travelling round contemporary Russia, exploring its culture and history.. Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket.

$14.25

American Encounter

By Kaufman, Walter

Berlin: Seven Seas Books, 1966 Seven Seas, 1966. 135 pages. Pages and edges are yellowed with age but clean and binding is intact. Corners, cover and top and bottom edges of spine are quite worn and chipped. Spine is not creased. Cover is starting to come away a little bit from the book at the bottom edge. Chronicles the author's adventures and travels within America. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Fair/No Jacket.

$19.95

World Understanding on Two Wheels: An Introduction to Overland Travel

By Pratt, Paul R.

Chesterfield, UK: Dunstan Printers, 2001 87 pages. Book in very good condition - only damage is some very light scuffing to cover, some small bumping to edges of cover and pages, some light chipping to spine, and light marking to page edges. Book is signed in ink on first page and inscribed by author: 'With my best wishes for a good read and happy motor cycle travels. Paul Pratt, 19/6/2006'. Account of the author's travels on his motorbike across Asia and Latin America.. Signed by Author. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket.

$28.50

Gifts of Passage: An Informal Autobiography
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Gifts of Passage: An Informal Autobiography

By Rau, Santha Rama

Harper and Row Harper and Row. Outer pages have deckle edges (uneven/roughly cut edges) and are slightly yellowed. Tops of pages slightly dusty and marked. Pages all intact, tightly bound and clean. Dust jacket scuffed on both front and back, and small tear to back. Spine of dustcover faded and slightly creased and marked. Book cover has small stain on top edge but otherwise in very good condition, spine unbroken. Author's account of her travels around the world, and her reflections as an Indian woman in a Western world.. Original Cloth. Good/Good.

$15.32

Poitiers: A History and Guide

By Crool, Peter

Poitiers: Librairie J. Levrier 292 pages. No publication date given. Cover is a little scuffed, and is bumped and yellowed at edges and corners. Spine is very yellowed and a little bumped and stained. Pages are very yellowed, but clean, neat and tightly bound. Slight musty smell to pages. Condition consistent with age of book. Includes two small fold-out maps: one view of 'Poitiers in the XVIth Century' and one 'Nouveau Plan De Poitiers, 1920'. Both maps are yellowed with age, but in good condition. Also includes a selection of black and white photographs. A guide to the history, architecture and culture of the French city of Poitiers. . Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket.

$21.38

I Saw Ramallah

By Barghouti, Mourid

London: Bloomsbury, 2004 Bloomsbury, 2004. 184 pages. Translated by Ahdaf Soueif. Foreword by Edward W. Said. Book is in good condition. Pages are a bit yellowed and edges are discoloured. Pages are clean and tightly bound. Jacket is fair - some discolouration and bumping but no rips or tears. Author's return to Ramallah in 1996 after thirty years of exile. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Fair.

$14.25