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Description: Allen (Rev. I.N.). Diary of a March Through Sinde and Affghanistan, with the Troops under the Command of General Sir William Nott, K.C.B., etc., and Sermons Delivered on Various Occasions During the Campaign of 1842, 1st ed., 1843, folding tinted litho. frontis. (damaged) and seven single-page tinted litho. plts., recent qtr. calf gilt, together with Sale (Lady Florentine), A Journal of the Disasters in Affghanistan, 1841-2, (8th thou'), 1844, half-title present, folding map at rear, torn, recent qtr. calf gilt, plus Kaye (John William), History of the War in Afghanistan. From the Unpublished Letters and Journals of Political and Military Officers ..., 2 vols., 1st ed., 1851, ex-lib. copy with a few unobtrusive ink stamps, recent plum half morocco gilt, and Hensman (Howard), The Afghan War of 1879-80, Being A Complete Narrative of the Capture of Cabul, the Seige of Sherpur, the Battle of Ahmed Khel, the Brilliant March to Candahar ..., 1st ed., 1881, folding maps and plans, pubs. ads. at rear, contents slightly browned, a few ink stamps, orig. blind-stamped cloth gilt, rubbed and marked, all 8vo (5)View additional info »
Description: Baedeker (Karl). The Mediterranean Seaports and Sea Routes, including Madeira, the Canary Islands, the Coast of Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia. Handbook for Travellers, 1911, folding maps and plans, orig. cloth gilt, a little rubbed, previous owner's initials 'CB' on front cover (first and only edition of this title and the only Baedeker in English containing a description of Constantinople), together with Deutschland (Das Deutsche Reich) Kurzes Reisehandvuch in Einem Bande fur Bahn und Auto, 5th ed., Leipzig, 1932, folding maps and plans incl. large road map Anzeigen-Anhang contained in rear pocket, a few sl. frayed at edges, orig. cloth gilt, a little rubbed (issued about one year before Hitler came to power, this edition still describes Germany under the Weimar Republic, with all Germany's pre-WWI boundaries clearly marked on the road map), with approx. fifty other European Baedekers and a few other similar guides, some imperfect (a carton)View additional info »
Description: Baedeker (Karl). The Dominion of Canada with Newfoundland and an Excursion to Alaska. Handbook for Travellers, 3rd ed., revised and augmented, 1907, together with Egypt and the Sudan, 6th ed., remodelled, 1908, num. folding maps and plans, both orig. cloth gilt, a little rubbed, 8vo, with eight other Baedeker guides and six others (16)View additional info »
Description: Bell (William A.). New Tracks in North America, A Journal of Travel and Adventure whilst Engaged in the Survey for a Southern Railroad to the Pacific Ocean during 1867-8, 2 vols., 1st ed., Chapman & Hall, 1869, twenty tinted litho. plts. (incl. one plan), three botanical plts., large folding map, plus single page map, wood engs. to text, several litho. plts. detached and frayed, and one torn across, hinges split, orig. bevel-edged blindstamped cloth gilt, damp-mottled, vol. 1 with upper cover and spine detached at upper hinge, vol. 2 torn and frayed at head of spine, 8vo, together with Bingley (Rev. William), Travels in North America, from Modern Writers..., Designed for the Use of Young Persons, 1st ed., printed for Harvey and Darton, 1821, three eng. plts., title-page lightly browned, contemp. half morocco gilt, rubbed, 12mo, plus Sweet (Alex. E. and Knox, J. Armoy), On a Mexican Mustang, Through Texas, from the Gulf to the Rio Grande, , numerous b & w plts. and illusts., ms. name to head of title-page, orig. dec. cloth gilt, extrems. rubbed, some light soiling, plus ten others American interest, incl. an 1854 gazetteer of the United States by Baldwin and Thomas (14)View additional info »
Description: Bevan (Major H.). Thirty Years in India: Or, A Soldier's Reminiscences of Native and European Life in the Presidencies, from 1808 to 1838, 2 vols in 1, 1st ed., 1839, folding eng. map, two wood-eng. plts., addn. oval photographic port. of Major Bevan pasted to verso of title to vol. 1 and a manuscript account of his fatal accident (extracted from the Illustrated London News), tipped-in before dedication, recent green quarter morocco gilt, thick 8vo (1)View additional info »