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The Gentlemans Pocket Companion For Travelling into Foreign parts [BOUND WITH] Three Dialogues in Six European Languages. [The Companion]: Being a most easy, plain and particular Description of the Roads from London to all the Capital Cities in Europe. With an Account of the Distances of Leagues or Miles from Place to Place, all Reduced to the English Standard : Illustrated with Maps Curiously Engraven on Copper plates. [The Dialogues]: The first being to Ask the way, with Other familiar Communications. The second is Common talke in an Inn. The third other Necessary Conversation.

London: Thomas Taylor at the Golden Lion, 1722 & 1723. First editions. [ii], 19pp (tables of distances), interspersed with the 9 foldout maps - of Europe, England, France, Spain and Portugal, Italy, Flanders and Holland, Germany, Turky [sic], Denmark and part of Sweden. Followed by the 28pp of the Dialogues, including its own title page. Maps and text pages very clean and fresh. The top edge of the title page is lightly tanned and bears an early ownership name, and there is a repair to the top edge of the marbled front endpaper. A final blank leaf has been torn out. 16x11cms, full calf, rebacked with a new labelled spine to the refurbished original worn and gilt-ruled boards. Very Good.
p.4 & france map torn

Price: 480.00


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Louis XVIII, His Most Christian Majesty, King of France and Navarre :
Narrative of a Journey to Brussels and Coblentz 1791.

London: Henry Colburn, 1823. First English edition. Starts with the title page (the copies held at Edinburgh and Glasgow are described as having a portrait). (iii-)vi, 125pp. Slightly cockled. Title page stained and spotted, staining to some other margins. Final leaf foxed. Uncut edges soiled. In new binding of quarter buckram with grey paper-covered boards, ruled in black, with ruled and printed cream label on front. contents G-, binding new.

Price: 32.00


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Noel, Baptist W.:
Notes of a Tour in Switzerland, in the Summer of 1847.

London: James Nisbet & Co, 1848. 308pp with additional engraved title page, a frontis, and six other plates (all called for), mostly with guards. Edge stain to upper margins of several plates, and two formerly detached have slight fraying to the edges. Contents otherwise good. New endpapers with original armorial bookplate conserved. Very neatly if rather tightly rebacked, with original decorative binding of brown cloth, with gilt vignette of chamois on front and gilt illustrated spine, all fairly bright: some soiling or discolouration, and with a small nick to upper surface. Nice copy. Very Good.

Price: 140.00


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[Elizabeth Tuckett]:
How We Spent the Summer, or a Voyage en Zigzag: in Switzerland and Tyrol, with some Members of the Alpine Club; from the Sketch Book of One of the Party.

London: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts and Green, 1864. Second edition. Landscape format: title, dramatis personae, map, + 40pp printed recto, packed with light-hearted drawings and notes recording the party's adventures and things seen. Occasionally obtrusive - but generally light - foxing to many pages. Original red-brown endpapers with new cloth hinges. In the original pictorial boards, foxed, edges darkened and scuffed, with a new spine of brown cloth. A good firm early copy: the plates were redrawn for later editions. VG.
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Price: 225.00


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Musgrave, The Rev. George:
Nooks and Corners in Old France. 2 vols complete.

London: Hurst and Blackett, 1867. First edition. xvii, (i) 353pp; ix, (i), 364pp +(1) advert. With 16 illustrations, including the frontises and title-pages. Contents in good order, a few pages with some soiling: some plates foxed, particularly at frontis and titles. Bright, sturdy set, in recent navy buckram, spines titled gilt. Very Good.
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Price: 48.00


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Werner Herzog:
Of Walking in Ice.

London: Cape, 1991. First UK edition. 88pp. Contents very fresh, appears unread. Softcover in plain card covers with unclipped glossy pictorial jacket. Bright, sharp and fresh, as new. Fine in fine dust-jacket.

Price: 30.00


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