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M'CLINTOCK, CAPTAIN F.L.: The Voyage of the "Fox" in the Arctic Seas. A Narrative of the Discovery of the Fate of Sir John Franklin and his companions. 14 plates, coastal profile, other wood-engraved illus., 3 maps, map at the end; xxvii+403pp. Paperback, Facsimile reprint of 1859 edit., in association with Royal Geographical Society, 2006. Clean copy. [ Ref: RGW14426] £10
*This expedition by M'Clintock (1857-59) which was funded by Lady Franklin and her subscribers, proved that Franklin had died, when they discovered the cairn on King William Island, containing the letter from Lieutenant Gore written in 1848. Henry Grinnell [1799-1874] was a New York merchant who had sponsored the two American expeditions in search of Franklin, the second of which was led by Elisha Kent Kane in 1853-55.

MANNING, Rev. S.: Italian Pictures Drawn with Pen and Pencil. Wood-engraved illus., some full-page; 216pp; some leaves loosening. Large 8vo orig. brown cloth gilt, a.e.g., Religious Tract Society, n.d. [ Ref: RGW19157] £10


MATHESON, GREVILLE E.: About Holland; A Practical Guide for Visitors. Map, Illus., some photographic, plans, index, adverts at end; 188pp. orig. cloth-backed printed boards, wear on extremities, front hinge weak, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent &Co,.1893. [ Ref: RGW19949] £10


MAXWELL, G.: A Reed Shaken by the Wind. Illus., maps; xii+224pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., 1957. Very good copy in frayed d.w. [ Ref: RGW18621] £15
*An account of the author's journey travelling with Thesiger to the Marsh Arabs. It was on this journey that Maxwell first acquired an otter.

MOORE, R.: Dubai. 474pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., 1976. In frayed d.w. [ Ref: RGW13871] £10
*Novel by the author of the French Connection.

MOOREHEAD, A.: The Blue Nile. Illus., index; xii+308pp orig. cloth, Book Club Associates, 1973. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14064] £10


MORTON, H.V.: The Waters of Rome. 49 colour photographs by MARIO CARRIERI and other black and white illus., index; xii+302pp. folio orig. cloth, 1st edit., The Connoisseur and Michael Joseph, 1966. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW10530] £10
*A study of the fountains in Rome.

MULLOOLY, Rev. JOSEPH: Saint Clement Pope and Martyr and His Basilica in Rome. 10 plates of REAL PHOTOGRAPHS, 2 plans, 2 facsimiles in text, appendix, index, errata leaf at end; lii+343pp; some spotting. Large 8vo orig. vellum, spine gilt, upper joint split at foot, lacking spine label, 1st edit., Rome, Printed by Benedict Guerra, 1869. [ Ref: RGW19140] £30
*Interesting production with the English text in an Italian font and the illustrations provided by photographs.

MUNCASTER,CLAUDE: Rolling Round the Horn. Photographic illus.; xii+240pp; some spotting, piece cut from endpaper. orig. cloth, spine marked, Rich &Cowan, 1933. [ Ref: RGW3898] £10


OLIPHANT, LAURENCE: A Journey to Katmandu. Map x+214pp. 8vo orig. leather gilt, a.e.g., Facsimile edit. of 1852, Time/Life, 1985. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW19902] £10

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