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HAMDI TAMMAN: Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyyan. The Leader and the March. Numerous colour and black and white illus.; 335pp; inscription on endpaper. 4to (12.5 x 10in) orig. cloth, 1st edit., Dubai, n.d [1983] Fine copy in d.w. In orig. slipcase. [ Ref: RGW16883] £20


[WILFRED THESIGER] CLARK, P.: Thesiger's Return. Numerous colour and black and white photographic illus., 84pp. folio orig. cloth, 1st edit., Dubai, Motivate Publishing, 1992. Very good copy in d.w. SIGNED BY WILFRED THESIGER ON TITLE. [ Ref: RGW13897] £150
*A scarce book written to celebrate the return of Thesiger to Arabia.

THESIGER, W., LEAKEY, R., HILLARY, E. and others: Royal Geographical Society Illustrated. Photographic illus., some in colour, index; 339pp. Large 4to orig. cloth, 1st edit., Scriptum Editions, 1997. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14701] £10
*Beautifully produced book using illustrations from the Society's archives.

THOMSON, JOHN: Tables of Interest, at 3,4,4.5 and 5 per Cent. From One Pound to Ten Thousand . . . viii+532pp. 8vo orig. full tree calf, spine gilt, rubbed on extremities, 10th edit., Edinburgh, James Duncan, 1833. [ Ref: RGW19146] £15


TUCKER, J.: Ralph Rashleigh. Illus. by NIGEL LAMBOURNE; 342pp. orig. light green pictorial cloth gilt, First Folio Society Edition, 1977. Fine copy in slipcase. [ Ref: RGW14282] £8
*An account of convict life in Australia in the 1820s.

[UNITED STATES] SAMUEL ROBBINS. AUTOGRAPH LETTER Signed, to C. E. Rhodes, 2pp, n.y (19th century) hopes he received the 'box of Eatibels", sent potatoes instead of "desicated vegetables" splits on folds [ Ref: RGW11656] £10


VAUX, W.S.W.: Nineveh and Persepolis: An Historical Sketch of Ancient Assyria and Persia, With an Account of the Recent Researches in those Countries. Folding map, numerous illus., many full-page, index; x+518pp. contemp. full calf prize gilt, "King Edward's Free Grammar School Birmingham" on cover, spine in compartments with red leather label, slight wear on extremities, a little loss of gilt from spine, 4th edit., Revised and Enlarged, Arthur Hall, Virtue &Co, 1855. [ Ref: RGW14453] £30


VILLIERS, A.: Sons of Sinbad. 32 plates of black and white illus.; 448pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit, 2006. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW12546] £25
*A reprint of this classic account, first publshed in 1940, of a voyage from the Gulf to East Africa. returning to Kuwait with Arab sailors in a Kuwaiti boom.

VOYCE, A.: Moscow and the Roots of Russian Culture. Index; 191pp. orig. cloth, 1st UK edit., Newton Abbot, David &Charles, 1972. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW13808] £5


WALKER, Sir W.: The Bear at the Back Door. The Soviet Threat to the West's Lifeline in Africa. Frontis., index; 246pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Richmond, Foreign Affairs Publishing, 1978. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14555] £5


WEST INDIES. ACT OF PARLIAMENT. An Act for Relief of such Sufferers of the Islands of Nevis and St. Christophers. . . 2pp. folio, disbound, 1719 . [ Ref: RGW16802] £20
*£103, 000 was provided to help resettle the plantations on Nevis and St Kitts by those who had been there before 1713 and had been displaced by the French. St. Kitts was ceded to Great Britain by the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713.

WHEELER, M. (Ed.): Splendours of the East Temples Tombs, Palaces and Fortresses of Asia. 40 colour full-page plates and 325 black and white photographic illus. by IAN GRAHAM; 288pp. Large folio orig. cloth, 1st edit., Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1965. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW13994] £15


WHITFIELD, P.: Mapping the World. A History of Exploration. Colour illus., mostly of maps, index; 263pp 4to orig. green pictorial cloth gilt, Folio Society edition, 2000. In orig. slipcase. [ Ref: RGW14361] £10


WHYMPER, EDWARD: Scrambles Amongst the Alps in the Years 1860-69. Folding maps, illus., some full-page; xx+432pp. 8vo orig. leather gilt, a.e.g., Facsimile edit. of 1871, Time/Life, 1987. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW19907] £10


WULLEMAN, R., KUNNEN, M. &MEKITARIAN, A.: Passage to Eternity. Colour plates; 192pp. Large folio orig. cloth, 1st edit., Mappamundi, 1989. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW19563] £20


YOUNG, J.Z.: The Life of Mammals. Illus., diagrams, index; xv+820pp. orig. cloth, covers marked, Oxford, 1957. [ Ref: RGW14000] £5


ZSCHOKKE, F: Medieval Stained Glass of Switzerland. 10 mounted colour plates; 20pp text. Large folio (15in x 11.5in) orig. boards, Falcon Press, 1947. In d.w. [ Ref: RGW17735] £10

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