PART III - b. Travel & Topography

172 ARNOLD, Frederick. Oxford and Cambridge: their colleges, memories, and associations. With engravings by Edward Whymper. Religious Tract Society, [1873]  £35
FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.viii,400; full-page & vignette wood-engravings throughout; small circular stamp of Malvern Library in three margins, otherwise well preserved in original pictorial green cloth, gilt, by Westleys with their ticket; endpapers neatly renewed.

173 AUBERTIN, C[asey] J[ohn] A Caravan Afloat. 24 illustrations from Photos, by the Author. Simpkin Marshall, Hamilton Kent & Co., [1916]  £55
FIRST EDITION, pp.155; 24 illustrations on 16 plates; a very good copy of this canal boat classic in slightly rubbed original green cloth. Reprinted by Shepperton Swan in 1982, this original edition is decidedly uncommon.

174 BELL-RINGING. Lincoln Diocese The Lincoln Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers. Report for the Year(s) 1922 ['23, '29, '31, '33, '36, '37] Keyworth and Sons, Lincoln, 1922-37  £55
Seven issues; pp.36-76; generally well preserved in original printed wrappers; several with ownership signature of W.H. Hollingworth. Includes details of various peals rung, duration, ringers & location.

175 BELL-RINGING. Middlesex. The Middlesex County Association and London Diocesan Guild of Change Ringers. Report for the Year(s) 1946, 1947 & 1949. Wm. Dresser & Sons, Darlington, 1946-49  £25
Three issues; pp.44 each; well preserved in original printed wrappers; details of towers, bells, peals rung, duration, ringers & location; also handbell peals rung in the year.

176 BELL-RINGING. POWELL, E.S., TROLLOPE, J. Arminger, WOOD, Stephen. Collection of Triples Methods. Second Edition, revised and enlarged. The Ringing World, Woking, 1935  £15
FIRST EDITION, pp.x,51; well preserved in original printed wrappers.

177 BELL-RINGING. TROLLOPE, J. Arminger. Variation and Transposition. Central Council of Church Bell Ringers. The Ringing World, Woking, 1936  £15
FIRST EDITION, pp.24; printed green wrappers; staples rusty & some light soiling throughout.

178 BOYCE, Edmund. The Belgian Traveller, being a complete guide to Belgium and Holland, or kingdom of The United Netherlands... Fifth Edition. Considerably enlarged and improved. Samuel Leigh, 1828  £55
24mo., (135 x 90mm), pp.xii,420 (incl. 10pp. adverts.); addenda slip at p.77 (New Coinage of The Netherlands); 9 illustrations on 8 engraved plates & 3 folding plans of Amsterdam, Brussels & The Hague; well preserved in original leather, gilt; extremities a little worn but sound. First published 1815, the sixth edition of 1835 would seem to be the last.

179 BRUCE-MITFORD, Rupert (Editor) Recent archaeological excavations in Europe. Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1975  £10
FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.xxviii,335; 46 plates & 13 text figures; a very good copy in slightly edge-rubbed dust-wrapper.

180 CAMBRIDGE. BRANDON, Edward J. The Register Book of the Lands and Houses in the 'New Towne' and the Town of Cambridge. [1635 - 1829] With the Records of the Proprietors of the Common Lands. Being the records generally called 'The Proprietors Records'. Cambridge [Mass., USA] 1896.  £35
FIRST EDITION, lg.8vo., pp.(8)409(4)index; facsimile plate; front free endpaper neatly removed, otherwise a very good copy in original green cloth, gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut.

181 CARTOGRAPHY. EVANS, Ifor M. & LAWRENCE, Heather. Christopher Saxton. Elizabethan Map-Maker. Wakefield Historical Publications and The Holland Press, 1979  £65
FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.xvi,186; colour frontis. & 18 plates & facsimiles; very good in slightly soiled dust-wrapper of this important reference.

182 CHINA TRADE. MAYERS, William Frederick [Editor] Treaties between the Empire of China and Foreign Powers together with regulations for the conduct of foreign trade, conventions, agreements, regulations, etc. Fifth Edition...including treaties ratified between the United States of America and Japan...8th October, 1903. North China Herald, Shanghai, 1906  £85
Pp.viii,xiv,354; slight soiling but a good copy in original tan cloth, ms. titling in Mandarin along backstrip. First published 1877.

183 COULTHARD, Alfred. WATTS, Martin. Windmills of Somerset and the men who worked them. With a foreword by Rex Wailes. The Research Publishing Co., 1978.  £25
FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.89; half-tone illustrations throughout; a very good copy in the dust-wrapper.

184 CUBBIN, Thomas. The Wreck of the Serica. A narrative of 1868. With wood engravings by John Worsley. [Introduction by H.M. Tomlinson.] Dropmore Press, 1950.  £75
FIRST EDITION, no.189 of 300 copies, 4to., pp.(8)x,105 + colophon; full-page & vignette wood-engravings in black & one or two colours throughout, printed in 14pt Bembo on Hodgkinson's handmade paper; a very good copy in original blue buckram, gilt, pictorial dust-wrapper a little marked; uncut. The Master's own account of the loss in the Indian Ocean of one of the last of the clippers, bound for Aden from the Mersey. Nash 27.

185 DOUCH, H.L. Cornish Windmills. Oscar BlackfordLtd. [for the Author] Truro, [1963]  £35
FIRST EDITION, pp.69; half-tone frontispiece, sketch-map & 6 illustrations in line; a very good copy of this uncommon study in adhesive film-protected dust-wrapper.

186 DU CANE, Florence. DU CANE, Ella. [Illustrator] The Flowers and Gardens of Madeira. Adam & Charles Black, 1909.  £35
FIRST EDITION, pp.viii,150 + advert. leaf; 24 colour plates with captioned guards; a good copy of this handsome production in slightly grubby original cream cloth; contemporary inscription on endpaper.

187 FAULKNER, Kathryn. MURRELL, Graham. Light Spells. Kettle's Yard. Photographs.... with an afterword by Ian Jeffrey. Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, 2002  £20
FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.72; duotone plates throughout, two folding; very good in grey cloth & translucent pictorial acetate wrapper.

188 HERVEY, Sydenham H.A. Ladbroke and its owners. With 10 portraits and map. [Printed for the author by] Paul & Mathew, Bury St Edmunds, 1914  £85
FIRST EDITION, sm.4to., pp.xiv,398(2)advert. leaf; folding map, 10 portraits & 6 illustrations in text; very good in original red cloth, backstrip a little (uniformly) faded. Uniform format with Hervey's Suffolk Green Books, this Warwickshire parish history was prompted by the author's 'sister, Mrs Palmer-Morewood, now residing at Ladbroke.'

189 LONDON MAP. W.H. Smith & Son's Map of Environs of London. Scale 1 Mile to an Inch. Price Two Shillings. Mounted on Cloth. W.H. Smith & Son, 186 Strand and All Railway Stations. [1885]  £65
33 x 28 inches, mounted on linen & folded into green cloth boards, ruled in blind, with printed yellow paper label on upper cover and adverts. for other maps on inner pastedown & facing linen section. Colour-printed folding map from Chesham to Epping and from Woking to Knockholt, showing Rail Roads, Turnpike Roads, Cross Roads, Rivers & Streams, Gentlemens Seats, Woods, County and Union Boundaries; very good. Hyde 171 (7).

190 MANNING, Olivia. The Remarkable Expedition. The Story of Stanley's Rescue of Emin Pasha from Equatorial Africa. Heinemann, 1947  £15
FIRST EDITION, pp.(6)273; light spotting on prelims., otherwise well preserved in dust-wrapper.

191 MARRYAT, Horace. One Year in Sweden; including a Visit to the Isle of Gotland. In two volumes. Map and illustrations. John Murray, 1862  £85
FIRST EDITION, 2vol., pp.x,492 + 321pp, publisher's catalogue for December, 1861; xii,503; engraved map and 62 full-page & vignette wood-engravings; ink marginal side-lining on several pages of vol.II, otherwise a good uncut copy in original blue cloth decorated in blind & gold, by Edmonds & Remnants, with their ticket; armorial ex libris of Montagu Egerton Weatherall and modern label of Thorsten Sjolin. The youngest son of Joseph Marryat, MP for Sandwich, he published 'A Residence in Jutland, the Danish Isles and Copenhagen', in 1860.

192 OXFORD. SALTER, H.E. & LOBEL, Mary D. The Victoria History of the County of Oxford. Vol.IV. The University of Oxford. Oxford University Press, 1954.  £40
FIRST EDITION, folio, pp.xx,382; various plates, plans & illustrations in line; a very good copy in original cloth, gilt; inscribed 'Anthony R. Wagner, Richmond Herald, 9 July 1954.'

193 PIPER, John. A Painter's Camera. Buildings and Landscape in Britain 1935 - 1985. Tate Gallery, 1987  £30
FIRST EDITION, landscape 8vo., pp.141; 119 half-tone plates; very good in dust-wrapper.

194 RODENWALDT, Gerhart. HEGE, Walter. The Acropolis. Photographed by Walter Hege. Described by Gerhart Rodenwaldt. B.H. Blackwell, Oxford, 1930.  £28
First English Edition, 4to., pp.61(3) + 104 plates; double-page sketch-map & 36 half-tone illustrations in text; a good copy in original decorated linen, slight differential fading. Translated by Phyllis Hartnoll, assited by Elizabeth E. Bouman.

195 SECKER, John. HOPPER, Andrew [Editor] The World of John Secker (1716-95), Quaker Mariner. Vol. LXXV [of the] Norfolk Record Society, 2011  £18
FIRST EDITION, pp.x,194; six plates & nine facsimile sketches & maps; as new in dust-wrapper. 'Secker's Reminiscences of his life at sea provide a remarkable bottom-up account of the 18thC maritime world. The son of a Quaker miller from North Walsham, Secker's sea-faring took him across maritime Europe and North America, and also to Arabia, India & The South Seas. His journal includes themes as diverse as overseas cultures, migration, slavery, living conditions at sea, commerce & cargo.'

196 THOMSON, W. M. The Land and The Book; or, Biblical Illustrations drawn from the manners and customs, the scenes and scenery of the Holy Land. T. Nelson, 1870  £45
Pp.718; 12 colour printed litho. plates and numerous illustrations in line; large folding engraved map of Palestine (margins foxed); original full black morocco lettered & decorated in gold, all edges gilt; hinges rubbed with short splits in upper hinge but sound. A good example of Nelsons' colour-printing 'in oil colours' using a steel-engraved plate.

197 TRISTRAM, H.B. The Land of Israel; a journal of travels in Palestine... Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1865.  £110
FIRST EDITION, pp.xx,651; two large folding maps (one torn at folds but without loss), four chromolithograph plates by Dickes; full-page & vignette wood-engraved illustrations; occasional slight spotting but a good copy in contemporary half blue calf, gilt, morocco label, marbled sides, a little rubbed but sound.

198 WHITE, Gilbert. The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne. With notes by Frank Buckland. A Chapter on Antiquities by Lord Selborne. And New Letters. With photographs and engravings by P.H. Delamotte. In two volumes. Macmillan and Co., 1876  £110
Lg.4to., (300 x 220mm), 2vols., pp.xxxii,308; viii,283; 23 mounted photographs, map & wood-engraved illustrations throughout; some light spotting but a nice copy of this deluxe edition in original green morocco-backed buckram, elaborately blocked in gold incorporating view of White's house on upper cover, top edge gilt.

199 WORCESTER. GLAISYER, Janet [& others.] County Town. A Civic Survey for the Planning of Worcester. John Murray, 1946.  £25
FIRST EDITION, pp.320; 100 plates, maps, figures & folding plan; very good in original cloth. A detailed survey with recommendations for future development, prepared for the City Council by the Univ. of Birmingham Dept. of Commerce.

200 YAPP, Robin & Judith. MOZLEY, Charles [Illustrator] Vineyards & Vignerons. Printed [for the authors] by Blackmore Press, Shaftesbury, 1979  £15
FIRST EDITION, 4to., pp.125; illustrations, sketch-maps & decorations throughout; a good copy in original printed green card wrappers. An illustrated journey through the Loire and Rhone valleys in celebration of the first ten years of wine merchant Yapp Brothers, who still specialize in the wines of the region.