A Tour Thro' the whole Island of Great Britain,

A Gentleman [DEFOE Daniel] 1661?-1731

Volumes 1 & 2 only (of 4). In the original boxed boards with gilt armourial bearing to front & rear panels. Re-backed, raised bands, blind tooling, gilt titles to red & green morocco labels. Vol 1, 1724, [3], (iv-viii), 144 pp, 1 map (folding). …

£500 | Published: 1724 | Publisher: G. Strahan

The Imperial Guide, with Picturesque Plans of the Great Post Roads WITH; Multum In Parvo. Fashionable Tours, From London, to the Pleasant Parts of Lancashire, Yorkshire, Westmoreland, Cumberland, and the Northern Coast of Wales as far as Holyhead.

BAKER J [James]

Imperial Guide with 18 plates, bound with his Fashionable Tours 1802, First edition, second issue? In modern half speckled 'calf cloth' over red marbled boards, some blind tooling. Spine, raised bands, gilt titles to red & black gilt…

£900 | Published: 1802 | Publisher: Printed by C. Whittingham

Delices de la Grande Bretagne

BIRCH William (Russell) 1755-1834 (engraver and publisher)

In modern (to style) half calf over contemporary worn green boards, some edge wear. Spine, gilt & blind tooling, gilt titles to red calf label. Internally, [2], [2], (iii-x) leaves, [4] subscribers, [2] contents, 36 B&W plates, tissue guarded, each…

£525 | Published: 1791 | Publisher: William Birch

The Pyrenees: a Description of Summer Life at French Watering Places


VG, 1st ed, 1867, 1 map, 112 illustrations. In red cloth, gilt title, & coat of arms, corners & edges a little bumped & worn, beveled edges, light marks. Spine, faded, gilt title, edges bumped & worn. Internally, frontis and engraved half…

£75 | Published: 1867 | Publisher: Sampson Low, Son and Marston

First Footsteps in East Africa; or, An Exploration of Harah.

BURTON Richard F 1821-1890

VG, 1st ed, 2nd issue, complete. 2 maps, 4 col pls, 7 illustrations. In attractive half red morocco over red marbled boards by Bayntun, gilt tooling. Spine, raised bands, gilt titles, upper edge worn. Internally, coloured tissue guarded…

£1675 | Published: 1856 | Publisher: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans.

To the Gold Coast for Gold A Personal Narrative

BURTON Richard F 1821-1890. and CAMERON Verney Lovett 1844-1894

First edition, 2 coloured maps & 1 coloured plate 2 volumes in brown half morocco (by H Southeran), over green marbled boards, gilt tooling, some wear to extremities. Spines, raised bands, gilt tooling & titles. Interiors; Vol 1, half title,…

£3500 | Published: 1883 | Publisher: Chatto & Windus

The Torrington Diaries The Torrington Diaries Containing the Tours Through England and Wales of the Hon. John Byng Between the years 1781 and 1794.

BYNG John Hon. [later TORRINGTON Viscount] 1743-1813. ANDREWS C. Bruyn - editor 1885-. BERESFORD John - introduction 1888-1940.

An entirely obscure figure in his lifetime, these rediscovered journals note the first stirrings of the Industrial Revolution as well as a wealth of observations on country life and the landmarks, buildings and antiquities encountered. Fine,…

£625 | Published: 1934 | Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode (Publishers) Ltd

Syria, The Holy Land, Asia Minor

CARNE John 1789-1844. BARTLETT WH. PURSER William etc

VG, 1st ed, 120 pls, 1 map, 3 Vols as1. In dark green half leather over green cloth, refurbished slightly, gilt tooling, 2 small holes to covers for the old clasps, couple of small stains. Spine, relaid, retaining the old, decorative gilt…

£650 | Published: Unknown | Publisher: Fisher, Son & Co

The Land of the Midnight Sun:

CHAILLU Paul B [Bellini] du 1835-1903

VG, 1899, New Edition, complete. In the original blue pictorial cloth, red titles, rounded corners, corners & edges bumped & worn. Spine, gilt titles, edges bumped. Internally, frontis, [2], (ii-vii), [1], 759 pp, [1], 1 pl (folding), 33 full…

£95 | Published: 1899 | Publisher: George Newnes, Limited,

A bicycle tour in England and Wales : made in 1879 by the president, Alfred D. Chandler, and captain John C. Sharp, jr. of the Suffolk bicycle club of Boston, Mass. / with an appendix giving information on the use of the bicycle, both in Europe and the United States.

CHANDLER Alfred D. [Dupont] 1847-1923. SHARP John C. Capt Jnr.

WITH FOUR MAPS AND SEVENTEEN ILLUSTRATIONS In gilt printed, embossed blue cloth, corners rubbed. Spine, gilt tooling & titles. Internally, map frontis, [5], 6-167 pp, 4 maps (folding frontis 7 3 large folding to end page, 17 photographic…

£200 | Published: 1881 | Publisher: A. Williams & Co; Crosby Lockwood & Co

A Voyage Towards the South Pole, and Round the World. Performed in His Majesty's ships the Resolution and Adventure, in the years 1772, 1773, 1774, and 1775

COOK James 1728-1779. FURNEAUX Captain [Tobia] 1735-1781.

VG, 2nd ed, 2 vols, 64 maps & pls, 1 folding table. Complete. In full modern calf, gilt titles & tooling to spine. Internally, new endpapers. Vol 1, frontispiece, [9], (x-xl), [1], 2-378 pp, 28 pls (12 folding), 9 Charts & plans (5 folding).…

£2995 | Published: 1777 | Publisher: W. Strahan; and T. Cadell

Alistair Cooke's America [WITH some of Cooke's typed notes]

COOKE Alistair 1908-2004

Signed by the author to title, with 12 typed, loose, pages, for the book, signed A.C. at Nassau Point in the summer of 1951. In cream and purple cloth, embossed title, gilt title to spine. In VG colour printed DJ, some short tears. Internally,…

£100 | Published: 1973 | Publisher: British Broadcasting Corporation