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Gleichen, Maj.-Gen. Edward - First General List of Names in the Empire of India
Gleichen, Maj.-Gen. Edward - First General List of Names in the Empire of India
Publisher: Permanent Committee on Geographical Names, London, 1924.
Paperback, 16 pages, very slight hint of creasing, a few tiny spots of very light foxing, else in Very Good condition.
Rare. [Non-philatelic]
£9.50Quantity:

Benford, Mervyn - Milestones
Benford, Mervyn - Milestones
Publisher: Shire Publications Ltd., 2002.
First edition, paperback, pictorial card covers, illustrated, 48 pages, some pencil annotations inside back cover else in Very Good condition.
Interesting history. Very well illustrated in colour. [Non-philatelic].
£4.50Quantity:

Wright, Geoffrey N. - Turnpike Roads
Wright, Geoffrey N. - Turnpike Roads
Publisher: Shire Publications Ltd., 1997.
Paperback, pictorial card covers, illustrated, 32 pages, tiny corner-crease else in Very Good condition.
Interesting history [Non-philatelic].
£3.50Quantity:

Fysh, Sir Hudson - Wings to the World The Story of Qantas 1945-1966
Fysh, Sir Hudson - Wings to the World
The Story of Qantas 1945-1966

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney & London, 1970.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, xii + 236 pages + plates, dustwrapper slightly chipped at edges, ex libris Ministry of Defence Library with usual library marks to front endpapers and preliminary pages, in Good condition.
The third and final volume of memoirs by one of the founders of Qantas, covering the history of the airline after the Second World War. [Non-philatelic].
£15.00Quantity:

Fysh, Sir Hudson - Qantas at War
Fysh, Sir Hudson - Qantas at War
Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1968.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, xii + 244 pages + plates, dustwrapper rubbed and chipped at corners, minor marks to the page-edges, internally clean, in Good condition.
The second volume of memoirs by one of the founders of Qantas, is the story of the airline - its pilots, partners, and rivals - during the dramatic and colourful years from 1934 to 1945. [Non-philatelic].
£20.00Quantity:

Fysh, Sir Hudson - Qantas Rising The Autobiography of the Flying Fysh
Fysh, Sir Hudson - Qantas Rising
The Autobiography of the Flying Fysh

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, London, 1966.
First UK edition, hardback, dustwrapper, xii + 296 pages + plates, price-clipped dustwrapper a little rubbed and with some short tears at corners, upper page-edges a little dust-marked, internally clean, in Good condition.
First volume of memoirs by one of the founders of Qantas, covering the First World War and the pioneering days of early Australian aviation. [Non-philatelic].
£20.00Quantity:

Koul, Pandit Anand - Geography of the Jammu and Kashmir State
Koul, Pandit Anand - Geography of the Jammu and Kashmir State
Publisher: printed by Thacker, Spink & Co., Calcutta, 1925.
Second edition, revised, hardback, original brown cloth, xii + 164 pages + folding map, previous owner's name at front, in Very Good condition.
Vintage travel guide. [Non-philatelic]
£10.00Quantity:

Harper, Charles G. - The Manchester and Glasgow Road
Harper, Charles G. - The Manchester and Glasgow Road
Publisher: Chapman & Hall, London, 1907.
First edition, two volumes, hardback, original green cloth, frontispiece + xix + 358 pages, frontispiece + xiii + 332 pages, illustrated with full-page plates and numerous illustrations within the text, Vol. 2 a little rubbed to spine and with slight foxing to preliminaries, edges a little dusty, else in Very Good condition.
A classic history of the mail coach days. Well illustrated. Scarce.
£90.00Quantity:

 - A Chart of the Western Coast of Africa, from the twelfth degree of Latitude North to the eleventh degree South, with the adjacent Islands. Drawn from the French Chart of the Western Ocean published in 1738, by order of the Count de Maurepas
- A Chart of the Western Coast of Africa, from the twelfth degree of Latitude North to the eleventh degree South, with the adjacent Islands. Drawn from the French Chart of the Western Ocean published in 1738, by order of the Count de Maurepas
Publisher: Barbot, Smith & Marchaise, nd [circa 1750s].
9¾" x 7¾", hand coloured, upper border cropped a little tight, surface rubbed in a tiny spot at top left corner, in Good condition.
Rare early hand coloured map of West Africa.
£30.00Quantity:

 - A New Map of Africa from the best Authorities
- A New Map of Africa
from the best Authorities

Publisher: Cadell & Davies, London, 1797.
9¾" x 8½", a little toning, in Very Good condition.
Rare early map of Africa.
£30.00Quantity:

 - Report by H.M. Government... on the Administration of Togoland under British Mandate for the year 1929
- Report by H.M. Government... on the Administration of Togoland under British Mandate
for the year 1929

Publisher: HMSO, London, 1930.
Paperback, 78 pages + large folding map, small inscription to front cover, slightly rusty staples, in Good condition.
Scarce official report. [Non-philatelic].
£12.00Quantity:

 - Report by H.M. Government... on the Administration of the Cameroons under British Mandate for the year 1936
- Report by H.M. Government... on the Administration of the Cameroons under British Mandate
for the year 1936

Publisher: HMSO, London, 1937.
Paperback, 158 pages + folding tables + large folding colour map, a couple of short tears to edge of map, else in Very Good condition.
Scarce official report. [Non-philatelic].
£12.00Quantity:

McInnes, Ian and Fraser, Mark - Ashanti 1895-96
McInnes, Ian and Fraser, Mark - Ashanti 1895-96
Publisher: Picton Publishing, 1987.
First edition, hardback, dustwrapper, illustrated, xi + 145 pages, one or two tiny blemishes else in Very Good condition.
A roll of British and West Indian recipients of the Ashanti Star including many details of other medals earned, previous and subsequent service, with diaries, photographs and other previously unpublished material. (Non-philatelic).
£7.50Quantity:

du Chaillu, Paul B. - Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa;
With Accounts of the Manners and Customs of the People, and of the Chace of the Gorilla, Crocodile, Leopard, Elephant, Hippopotamus, and Other Animals

Publisher: John Murray, London, 1861.
First edition, hardback, bound in contemporary half leather, with raised bands and gilt decoration to spine, marbled boards, xviii + 479 pages, illustrated with folding frontispiece engraving of a gorilla, folding map at end, and numerous engraved illustrations, binding a little rubbed, minor foxing to preliminaries and very occasional minor foxing elsewhere, folding map at end present but torn and creased. Binding tight, internally clean. A Good copy.
An important early account of the interior of West Africa. Particularly notable for the earliest description of the Gorilla. [Non-philatelic]
£90.00Quantity:

Scott, John - Digests of the General Highway and Turnpike Laws; with the schedule of forms, as directed by Act of Parliament; and remarks. Also, an appendix on the construction and preservation of roads
Publisher: Edward and Charles Dilley, London, 1778.
First edition, hardback, half leather, marbled boards, leather label to spine, [32] + 352 + [20] pages, re-backed with new leather spine, front inner hinge cracking slightly, occasional foxing, in Good condition.
An important work on roads in the days of the mailcoach by the Quaker poet and Turnpike trustee John Scott of Amwell. Rare.
£200.00Quantity:

 - Maps & Engravings, Books, Photographs, Bonds
- Maps & Engravings, Books, Photographs, Bonds
Publisher: A. Karamitsos, Athens, 2012.
Auction catalogue, paperback, illustrated, 126 pages, text in English, in Very Good condition.
Catalogue of maps, engravings, books, albums of photographs, etc mainly relating to Greece and the eastern Mediterranean. Very nicely illustrated in colour. [Non-philatelic].
£7.50Quantity:

Porter, Rev. J.L. - The Giant Cities of Bashan and Syria
Porter, Rev. J.L. - The Giant Cities of Bashan and Syria's Holy Places
Publisher: T. Nelson & Sons, London, 1866.
Hardback, original green cloth gilt, with title and engraved vignette of ruined temple in gilt on front cover, gilt title and decoration to spine, and blind-stamping on rear cover. 371 pages, tinted vignette illustration to title-page, plus frontispiece and six other illustrations with tissue guards. Bright binding with only slight rubbing at head and foot of spine. Endpapers and tissue-guards a little foxed, previous owner's name on front endpaper, top-edge a little dusty, else a Very Good copy.
A lovely example and a very early impression, identical to the first edition of 1865.
£95.00Quantity:

Trotter, Captain L.J. - History of India From the Earliest Times to the Present Day
Trotter, Captain L.J. - History of India
From the Earliest Times to the Present Day

Publisher: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London, 1899.
Third (revised) edition, hardback, original red cloth, lx + 445 pages + plates, repaired tear to large folding map, else in Very Good condition.
Comprehensive history up to 1898, many engraved illustrations.
£20.00Quantity:

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