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JAMES, Professor E.O. (Foreword): Jerusalem A History. Colour and black and white illus.; 294pp. folio orig. cloth, Paul Hamlyn, 1967. Very good cloth in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14699] £10


JENNINGS, M.C.: Birds of the Arabian Gulf. Colour and black and white illus., index; 167pp. orig. pictorial boards, 1st edit., George Allen &Unwin, 1981. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW14421] £8


KEAY, J.: Eccentric Travellers. 24 plates, maps, index; 216pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., John Murray, 1982. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14006] £10


KELLY, WILLIAM: Across the Rocky Mountains, from New York to California: With A Visit to the Celebrated Mormon Colony, at the Great Salt Lake. Half-title; 240pp; foxing and marking. 8vo old leather-backed boards, worn, upper cover detached, 2nd edit., Simms and McIntyre, 1852. Bookplate of Cefntilla. [ Ref: RGW20118] £65
*A first-hand account of a journey to the gold mines in California by Englishman William Kelly [1791-1855]. This is a reissue of the first volume of 'An Excursion to California over the Prairie, Rocky Mountains, and Great Sierra Nevada' published the previous year. It records interesting information on how the waggon trains worked, as well on the scenery and wild life.

[KINGLAKE, A.W.]: Eothen. 2 lithograph plates (foxed); xii+423pp. 8vo orig. green cloth gilt, rebacked, corners worn, 4th edit., John Ollivier, 1845. [ Ref: RGW19226] £15
*This account of his Middle East travels was first published in the previous year at the author's expense, but proved an extremely popular work.

KIRWAN, L.P.: The White Road. A Survey of Polar Exploration. Illus. and maps, index; x+374pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Hollis &Carter, 1959. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW18616] £10


KOHL-LARSEN, L.: South Georgia: Gateway to Antarctica. Translated by William Barr. Over 40 photographs and maps; 304pp. (214 x 136mm) orig. laminated boards, 1st edit., 2003. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW16292] £30


LA PEROUSE, JEAN FRANCOIS GALAUP DE: The Journal 1785-88. Vol. II. (Ed. J. Dunmore). Illus., maps, index; 233-613pp. orig. cloth, Hakluyt Society, 1995. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW19570] £8


LANDER, R.: Records of Captain Clapperton's Last Expedition to Africa. Vol. I only. xxiv+310pp. paperback, Facsimile reprint of First Edition of 1830, Rediscovery Books, 2006. [ Ref: RGW18951] £5


LANDOR, A, HENRY SAVAGE: In The Forbidden Land An Account of a Journey in Tibet. Folding maps, colour plates, other illus., index; xx+320, xvi+263pp. 8vo orig. leather gilt, a.e.g., Facsimile edit. of 1898, Time/Life, 1985. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW19898] £10


LANDSTROM, B.: The Quest for India. A History of Discovery and Exploration from the Expedition to the Land of Punt in 1493 B.C. to the Discovery of the Cape of Good Hope in 1488 A.D. 190 colour illus. including 40 maps, index; 239pp. folio orig. cloth, boards slightly marked at head, 1st edit. in English, Allen &Unwin, 1964. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW13995] £10


LAWLOR, DENYS SHINE: Les Sanctuaires des Pyrenees Pelerinages d'un Catholique Irlandais. (Trans. Mme La Csse L. De L'Ecuyer.) Frontispiece; 245pp; some spotting. 8vo modern half brown morocco, marbled boards, paper spine label, 1st edit. in French, Tours, A. Mame et Fils, 1875. [ Ref: RGW19139] £15


LAYARD, AUSTEN H.: Discoveries in the Ruins of Nineveh And Babylon. Folding maps, plates and illus., index; xxiv+686pp. 8vo orig. leather gilt, a.e.g., Facsimile edit. of 1853, Time/Life, 1987. [ Ref: RGW19911] £10


LEES. THOMSON, J.: Elephant Island and Beyond Ð The Life and Diaries of Thomas Orde Lees. Over 40 photographs and drawings; 320pp. (254 x 195mm,) orig. laminated boards, 1st edit., 2003. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW16289] £35


LETTS, M.: Sir John Mandeville. The Man and his Book. 17 illus., bibliography, index; 192pp. orig. cloth, some wear, 1st edit., 1949. [ Ref: RGW712] £5
*Serious study of the man, his fantastic voyages and their numerous editions.

LINDER, W. &TAMMS, F.: Mauerwerk. 355 photographic illus., index; x+132pp. folio orig. boards, corners knocked. 1st edit., A. Metzner, Berlin, 1938. [ Ref: RGW18425] £10
*Historical survey of German brick and stone work.

LIVINGSTONE, DAVID: Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa. Folding maps, illus., many full-page, index; x+711pp. 8vo orig. leather gilt, a.e.g., Facsimile edit. of 1857, Time/Life, 1986. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW19906] £10

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