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OCEANIA

By: Fox, Frank

Price: $140.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 8131

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light rubbing to extremities and with minute tears to bottom spine; 32 plates from watercolors by several artists. Including detailed fold out map at rear ; Peeps At Many Lands; 8vo; 204 pages View more info

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ON THE EDGE OF THE PRIMEVAL FOREST

By: Schweitzer, Albert

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black Ltd.: 1924

Order Number: 15851

Condition: Very Good


Wear to extremities. Browning to endpapers. Occasional foxing. Blurb tipped in to front free endpaper ; Schweitzer's stay in French-controlled equitorial Africa. INSCRIBED in French by the doctor to title page. Bookplate to front pastedown of birth control pioneer Margaret Sanger; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 180 pages View more info

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OXFORD

By: Thomas, Edward

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1903

Order Number: 19273

Condition: Good+


Boards with light wear to extremities. Spine a bit sunned and with light chipping to spine ends. Small closed tear to outer front hinges. Hinges started. First and last few pages browned. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. Light occasional foxing, not affecting the pictures. ; 60 tissue guarded illustrations from watercolors by John Fulleylove ; 8vo; xii, 265 pages View more info

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POMPEII

By: Mackenzie, W. M.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 17375

Condition: Very Good+


Light rubbing to spine heels. ; Watercolor paintings by Alberto Pisa. A pretty rare volume among the A&C Black volumes. ; 8vo; 180 pages View more info

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RAILWAYS OF ASIA AND THE FAR EAST

By: Nock, O. S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1978

Order Number: 13511

ISBN: 0713618558

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Very detailed information on the railways of Asia, past and present; Railways of the World; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 226 pages View more info

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RAILWAYS OF WESTERN EUROPE

By: Nock, O. S.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1977

Order Number: 13513

ISBN: 0713616865

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light wear to DJ. Binding could be tighter ; Detailed info on the various railways in Western Europe, past and present ; Railways of the World; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 264 pages View more info

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RIVERS AND STREAMS OF ENGLAND

By: Bradley, A. G.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Bracken Books: 1985

Order Number: 18982

ISBN: 0946495599

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


This is a nice Reprint of the title that was originally published in 1909 by A&C Black. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 287 pages View more info

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SOUTH AMERICA

By: Koebel, W. H.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: N.D.

Order Number: 18550

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Slight darkening to endpapers; 75 tissue guarded plates from watercolors by A. S. Forrest. A very handsome copy of this rather rare A&C Black title; 232 pages View more info

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SOUTH DEVON

By: Rowe, Charles R.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7551

Condition: Very Good


Binding cracked page 72 with plate detached but present. Spine sunned with chipping to top. Previous owners name in front pastedown. ; A&C Black advertisement laid in. ; Color Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 214 pages View more info

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SOUTHERN SPAIN

By: Calvert, A. F.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 19270

Condition: Very Good


First and last few pages browned. Former owner's name on front pastedown. Front hinge weakening, back hinge started. Rear flyleaf brittle ; 75 tissue guarded plates from watercolors by Trevor Haddon. A very scarce title from the A&C Black series; 210 pages View more info

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SPAIN

By: Lomas, John

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1925

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 18251

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Ex-library with minimal markings. Stamps on endpapers blacked out with marker. A handsome and tight copy, unusual for an Ex-library. ; 32 illustrations from watercolors by Edgas T. Wigram and Joseph Haddon. ; 8vo; 283 pages View more info

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SURREY

By: Moncrieff, Hope A. R.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1909

Order Number: 33

Condition: Very Good+


Former owner's name on front free endpaper. Light gapping to hinges (but holding strong) ; In blue decorative boards. With 75 color plates from watercolors by Sutton Palmer. Foldout map at rear; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 252 pages View more info

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SURREY

By: Hope Moncrieff, A. R.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1922

Order Number: 8253

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with very light rubbing to extremities. Endpapers lightly foxed ; Blue boards with decorative blindstamped pattern and gilt spine lettering. 32 watercolor illustrations by Sutton Palmer ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 255 pages View more info

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SURREY

By: Hope Moncrieff, A. R.

Price: $140.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1909

Order Number: 8257

Condition: Very Good+


Minute tears to spine ends. Half title page yellowed ; Blue boards with pictorial decoration and gilt lettering. 75 tissue guarded plates from watercolors by Sutton Palmer ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 252 pages View more info

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SURREY

By: Moncrieff, A. R. Hope

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1906

Order Number: 11186

Condition: Very Good+


Spine sunned. Light wear to extremities. Very light foxing to fore edge, bottom edge and first few pages. Else a handsome and tight copy; Top edge gilt. 75 tissue guarded watercolor illustrations by Sutton Palmer; 8vo; 252 pages View more info

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SWEDEN

By: Heathcote, Dudley

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18025

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Front free endpaper stamped and with former owner's name. ; 32 color plates. A very handsome copy. ; Color Illustrations; 8vo; 228 pages View more info

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SWITZERLAND

By: Fox, Frank

Price: $90.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1917

Order Number: 13790

Condition: Very Good


Light wear to spine ends. Bookplates and small bookseller's sticker to front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Hinges started. ; Top edge gilt. 64 plates from watercolors; Color Illustrations; 8vo; xi, 203 pages View more info

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SWITZERLAND

By: Fox, Frank (Sir)

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1914

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 19266

Condition: Very Good


Endpapers browned. Front hinge a bit weak. The boards are remarkably clean and well preserved. Former owner's name on first blank page. One page with very light foxing. ; With 32 illustrations from watercolors by J. & M Hardwicke Lewis, A. D. McCormick and others. Bright red boards with gilt lettering and coat of arms of Switzerland. Top edge gilt. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; x, 203 pages View more info

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SWITZERLAND The Country and its People

By: Rook, Clarence

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Chatto & Windus: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18830

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light rubbing to extremities and with light bumping to corners. Former owner's name on first blank page. Light occasional foxing; Watercolor paintings by Effie Jardine. This book is made in the style of A&C Black. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 270, 4 pages View more info

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TEMPERATE CHILE A Progressive Spain

By: Smith, W. Anderson

Price: $150.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1899

Order Number: 10667

Condition: Very Good


Minor rubbing to spine ends. Light scuffing to boards. Front board outer covering a bit warped. First and last few pages browned ; Rear fold out map in color ; 8vo; 399 pages View more info

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THE BEAUTIFUL BIRTHDAY BOOK

By: Hammond, Gertrude Demain (Illustrations)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1905

Order Number: 8108

Condition: Very Good+


Spine lightly faded and with mild wear to spine heels. Endpapers yellowed ; An extremely rare classical post-victorian book from the famous A&C Black publisher. With 12 plates from watercolor drawings by Gertrude Demain Hammond. Including quotes by numerous famous contemporary writers in the beginning of each month. Blank pages otherwise (with very few ink notations by the previous owner) and with beautiful linear design along the margins; 8vo View more info

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THE BOLIVIAN ANDES A Record of Climbing & Exploration in the Cordillear Real in the Years 1898 and 1900

By: Conway, Martin (Sir)

Price: $300.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1901

Order Number: 2216

Condition: Very Good+


Spine a bit faded and with apparent light dampstaining, also to back boards. Former owner's name on front free endpaper ; Grey boards with brown lettering and pictorial design in color. B&w plates from photographs. Conway is a very famous mountaineer. He travelled widely in Europe, Egypt and the East; led expedition in Himalayas 1892; traversed Alps 1894; explored in Spitsbergen, Bolivian Andes and Chile. He also wrote "The Alps" one of the most beautiful illustrated mountain books of its time, published in London by A & C Black ; 8vo; 403 pages View more info

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THE BRITISH EMPIRE

By: Fox, Frank (Sir)

Price: $70.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1929

Order Number: 8441

Condition: Very Good+


Boards lightly worn and faded ; 32 illustrations from watercolors ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 200 pages View more info

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THE BRITISH ISLES IN PICTURES

By: Barnard, H. Clive

Price: $90.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1930

Edition: Third Edition

Order Number: 435

Condition: Very Good


Boards with light rubbing to extremities and with slight fading to spine ; Light blue boards with tipped-in illustration and black lettering. 58 illustrations (30 in color) ; 4to; 64 pages View more info

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THE CANARY ISLANDS

By: Du Cane, Florence

Price: $160.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 3613

Condition: Very Good+


Binding slightly loose in places. ; Top edge gilt. Fold-out map ; Color Illustrations; 8vo; 172 pages View more info

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THE CANARY ISLANDS

By: Du Cane, Florence

Price: $160.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1911

Order Number: 8116

Condition: Near Fine


Extremely light foxing to endpapers ; 16 plates from watercolors; Color Illustrations; 8vo; 172 pages View more info

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THE CHANNEL ISLANDS

By: Carey, Edith F.

Price: $255.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 204

Condition: Very Good+


Bookplate. Minor edgewear to top and bottom spine. Very light dampstaining to margin area, very unobtrusive and not affecting text or plates ; Top edge gilt. 76 tissue guarded color plates from watercolors by Henry B. Wimbush ; Paintings; 8vo; xiii, 294 pages View more info

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THE CHANNEL ISLANDS

By: Carey, Edith F.

Price: $220.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 271

Condition: Very Good+


Edges lightly foxed. Boards with minor rubbing to extremities. Endpapers very lightly foxed; Top edge gilt. Decorative blue boards with gilt lettering, shield and green decoration. 76 tissue guarded plates from watercolors by Henry B. Wimbush; 8vo; xiii, 294 pages View more info

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THE CHANNEL ISLANDS

By: Carey, Edith F.

Price: $246.73

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 12772

Condition: Very Good+


Browning to endpapers. Occasional foxing; Top edge gilt. 76 tissue guarded color plates from watercolors by Henry B. Wimbush ; Paintings; 8vo; xiii, 294 pages View more info

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THE ENGLISH LAKES

By: Palmer, Wm. T.

Price: $105.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1908

Order Number: 236

Condition: Very Good


Back hinge started; Grey boards with design of fish. Top edge gilt. 75 tissue guarded plates from watercolors by A. Heaton Cooper ; 8vo; ix, 230 pages View more info