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Step into the shoes of intrepid explorers and adventurers with our captivating collection of books. Each page takes you on a journey to distant lands, allowing you to experience the thrill of discovery, the allure of the unknown, and the resilience of those who dared to wander. Immerse yourself in their tales and explore the world through their eyes.
  • Travels in Arabia, comprehending an account of those territories in Hedjaz which the Mohammedans regard as sacred.

    BURCKHARDT, John Lewis.
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    A beautiful example of Burckhardt's Arabia. Burckhardt undertook the journey to Mecca in 1814, disguised as an Arab, using the name Sheik Ibrahim....

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  • An anecdotal history of old times in Singapore...

    BUCKLEY, Charles Burton.
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    Inscribed by the author. Inscribed on the title: J. C. Clausen from his affectionate uncle, the Author, Singapore, February 1908.Buckley(1844-1922)...

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  • Falconry in the Valley of the Indus.

    BURTON, Richard Francis.
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    Rare: only 500 copies were printed. 'Burton's Falconry is today considered a classic, although it created little stir at the time of its appearanc...

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  • A Comprehensive History of India,

    BEVERIDGE, Henry
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    A beautifully bound set of Beveridge's history of India, profusely illustrated.3 vols, large 8vo, engraved titles, frontispieces, 19 coloured maps...

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  • Travels in Central Asia,

    VAMBERY, Arminius.
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    Vambery's important Silk Road narrative of a journey through the Caspian to Khiva, Bokhara, and Samarkand.In 1861, with a grant of 1,000 florins f...

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  • The Great Rift Valley,

    GREGORY, John Walter.
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    Gregory's important exploration expedition in the hitherto unknown highland regions of Mt. Kenya.In 1892 Gregory was seconded as naturalist to a l...

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  • The Albert N'Yanza.

    BAKER, Sir Samuel W.
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    Baker, after various adventures in Ceylon and the area around the Black Sea, went to Africa and embarked on his greatest adventure, namely to disc...

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  • A View of Ossoore.

    DANIELL, William [after BLAGDON, Francis William].
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    Aquatint by J.C. Stadler, with original hand-colour.

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  • Scenery of Portugal and Spain.

    VIVIAN, George.
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    A sequel to Vivian's volume on Spain, this series of lithographs is largely devoted to Portugal, including views of Lisbon, Cintra, Setubal, Arrab...

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  • Scenery of Portugal and Spain.

    VIVIAN, George.
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    A sequel to Vivian's volume on Spain, this series of lithographs is largely devoted to Portugal, including views of Lisbon, Cintra, Setubal, Arrab...

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  • Through Masai Land:

    THOMSON, Joseph.
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    Presentation copy. presentation copy on the half-title "to David McIntosh with the Author's Compliments. Lokoja. March 27th."David McIntosh was an ...

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  • Arabian Sands.

    THESIGER, Wilfred.
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    Thesiger's classic narrative of his years spent amongst the Bedouin of Southern Arabia, travelling on foot.First edition, first impression; 8vo, x...

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  • In Darkest Africa

    STANLEY, Henry Morton.
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    Deluxe edition of Stanley. The deluxe edition of Stanley's remarkable account of his expedition from the East Coast through the heart of Africa to ...

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  • Asiatic costumes;

    SMITH, Captain Robert (illustrator).
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    The Abbey copy. Rare. Robert Smith, a Scot, served in India. The plates are of a high quality, depicting a full range of Indian trades and society,...

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  • Al-Haram Al-Ibrahami Al-Khalil

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    A guide to the fourth holiest site in Islam, sacred to both Muslims and Jews. Includes a geographical and historical review of Hebron and the Cave...

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  • The Straits Times Annual

    SINGAPORE
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    A good pictorial record of Singapore before the Japanese invasion.First edition. Folio. illustrated throughout, original wrappers, light wear, a v...

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  • Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa;

    LIVINGSTONE, David.
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    Presentation copy of Livingstone's first expedition. A presentation copy 'Sir Thomas Dyke Acland/ with the kindest salutations/ of his friend/ Davi...

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  • The Bengal Directory and General Register for the Year 1834,

    [BENGAL].
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    Annotated by an officer of the bengal army. Rare. The Bengal Directory contains details of the 'British and Indian Governments', 'Supreme Court Bri...

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  • The caravan route

    SALVATOR, Ludwig, Archduke of Austria.
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    The account of an expedition undertaken in March 1878 by the Archduke, to investigate the possibility of a coastal railway in southern Palestine. ...

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  • The worst journey in the world.

    CHERRY-GARRARD, Apsley.
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    The best written and most enduring account of exploits in the Antarctic.' - Taurus. 'It was perhaps the only real stroke of luck in Scott's ill-fa...

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  • The Yangtze Gorges in pictures and prose.

    LE PALUD, A. M.
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    With the rare dust-wrapper. Le Palud's account of a journey from Chungking to Ichang illustrated with fine photographs4to, [iv], xviii pp., large ...

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  • Travels, researches, and missionary labours,

    KRAPF, Rev Dr. J.
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    Krapf was the first European to see Mounts Kilimanjaro and Kenya. Important account by the German missionary who during his travels collected info...

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  • Coomassie and Magdala:

    STANLEY, Henry Morton.
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    Stanley's lively account, written whilst special correspondent for the New York Herald, of the British Expedition against the Ashantis in Africa u...

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  • The game of British East Africa

    STIGAND, Capt. C[hauncey] H[ugh].
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    'A handsome volume that examines wild game, its habitat, and spoor within Kenya, Uganda, and the eastern Congo regions. Stigand observes game trai...

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