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CAMERON, I.: Mountains of the Gods. The Himalayas and the Mountains of Central Asia. Numerous illus., many in colour, maps, index; 248pp. folio orig. cloth, 1st edit., Century Publishing, 1984. in d.w. [ Ref: RGW13970] £10


CAMPBELL. KING, E.G.R. (Ed.) The Wicked Mate. The Antarctic Diary of Victor Campbell. Over 75 photographs and illustrations; 192pp. (254 x 195mm,) orig. laminated boards, 1st edit., 2001. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW16290] £35


KOYAMA, F. &FIGGESS, J.: Two Thousand Years of Oriental Ceramics. 160 items, 173 illus. including 54 mounted colour plates; 379pp. Large folio (13.5 x 10.25in) orig. cloth, Thames and Hudson, 1961. Very good copy [ Ref: RGW19206] £50


CHEN VOON FEE: Kuala Lumpur A Sketchbook. Watercolour illus. by CHIN KON YIT; 96pp. oblong folio orig, cloth, Singapore, Archipelago Press, 1999. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14469] £10


CLARK, E.B.: Twelve Months in Peru. 8 plates; xxiv+158pp. 8vo orig. green cloth, spine gilt, cloth slightly marked, 1st edit., T. Fisher Unwin, 1891. Copy of Lord Raglan with his signature. Bookplate of Cefntilla. Clean copy. [ Ref: RGW20127] £15


COCHRANE, Capt. JOHN DUNDAS: A Pedestrian Journey through Russia and Siberian Tartary to the Frontiers of China, the Frozen Sea and Kamtchatka. (Ed. M. Horder). Illus.; 217pp, orig. cloth-backed patterned boards gilt, First Folio Society edition, 1983. Very good copy in orig. slipcase. [ Ref: RGW14425] £8


CORBETT, J.: Jungle Lore. Illus.; 168pp. orig. cloth, Oxford University Press, 1962. Very good copy in d.w.. [ Ref: RGW14520] £8


CROSS, C.: Mammals of the Southern Gulf. Colour photographic illus.; 80pp. folio orig. pictorial wrappers, Motivate Publishing, 1989. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW15354] £6


CUNNINGHAME GRAHAM, R.B.: Cartagena and the Banks of the Sinu. Frontis. portrait; xiv+247pp; some spotting. Large 8vo orig. cloth, spine slightly marked, W. Heinemann, 1922. Bookplate of Cefntilla. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW20128] £15


CURTIS, GEORGE WILLIAM: Lotos-Eating: A Summer Book. Half-title; viii+192pp. 8vo orig. blue cloth, spine gilt, very slight wear on extremities, 1st English edit., Richard Bentley, 1852. Very good copy. Bookplates of Lord Raglan and Cefntilla. [ Ref: RGW20117] £25
*George Curtis [1824-1892] was an American writer associated with the Transcendentalist movement and stayed at the utopian colony, Brook Farm. This is a series of articles on trips near New York including to the Catsgills, the Hudson, Niagara, Saratoga, and Newport. The book is dedicated to Charles Dana.

DANE, SIR RICHARD.: Sport in Asia and Africa. 22 (of 24) photographic plates; x+234pp; two plates creased. orig. blue cloth gilt, wear on extremities, 1st edit., Andrew Melrose, 1921. From Osborne library, with a few small stamps. [ Ref: RGW20114] £30
*Record of big game hunting in India, East Africa and Borneo, with a chapter on Mahser fishing.

DAVIDSON, B.: Africa History of a Continent. 42 colour and over 240 black and white illus. by WERNER FORMAN, index; 320pp. folio orig. cloth, 1st edit., Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1967. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14700] £10


DAVIS. CROSSLEY, L. (Ed.) Trial by Ice - The Antarctic Journals of John King Davis. Illustrations; 248pp. (248 x 190mm) orig. laminated boards, 1st edit., 1997. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW16291] £40


DU CHAILLU, PAUL B.: Explorations &Adventures in Equatorial Africa. Folding map, illus., many full-page; xviii+479pp. 8vo orig. leather gilt, a.e.g., Facsimile edit. of 1861, Time/Life, 1984. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW19901] £10


EXPLORER. Abu Dhabi The Complete Residents' Guide. Colour photographic illus., index; 387pp. Paperback, 5th edit., Explorer, 2006. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW15361] £15


FABER, T.: A History of Danish Architecture. Photographic illus. and plans, index; 316pp. orig. pictorial boards, 1st edit., Copenhagen, Det Danske Selskab, 1978. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW18413] £10


FARRINGTON, S.: Peshawar Cemetery North West Frontier Province Pakistan. llus. by DIANA FARRINGTON, other illus. and plans; viii+188pp. orig. white covers, covers marked, 1st edit., Putney, BACSA, 1988. [ Ref: RGW19962] £9
*Lists over 900 inscriptions from tombstones listed alphabetically.

FRANCE. EURE DEPARTMENT. "Plan du Parc d'Ezy, avec un projet de canal et d'usine" ORIGINAL HAND-COLOURED PLAN of the canal dated 1839, in ink, on paper, key, scales, cross-section of depth of river Eure, previously folded, some fraying on bottom edge, 17.5in x 22.5in (45 x 58cm) [ Ref: RGW8988] £80
*Ezy is near Evreux in Normandy. It would appear the purpose of the canal was to draw off water from the river Eure to power machinery in the factory, and then return the spent water to the river. The canal exists today running through the grounds of Chateau Anet.

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