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1 Al-Mujawir, Ibn & G. Rex Smith (Ed. ) A TRAVELLER IN THIRTEENTH-CENTURY ARABIA Ibn Al-Mujawir's Tarikh Al-Mustabsir
Ashgate Publishing Company 2008 0904180913 / 9780904180916 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Light pencil markings to margins of a few pages. Else book is fine. DJ has light shelfwear with slight creasing along edges. ; Hakluyt Society Third Series, Volume 19; 362 pages 
Price: 56.00 USD
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2 Ardito, Stefano A PIEDI NEL LAZIO. VOL. I 138 Passeggiate, Escursione E Trekking all Scoperta Della Natura
Rome Iter Edizioni 2002 8881770806 / 9788881770809 Softcover Near Fine 
Vol. 1; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 288 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Baedecker, K. THE RHINE FROM ROTTERDAM TO CONSTANCE Handbook for Travellers
Leipzig Baedeker 1892 Twelfth Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Covers smudged, inner hinges cracking but solid, pencil notes on endpapers, some edgewear to extremities, else VG. ; Xxxiv, 396pp, 39 maps and 21 plans. ; 396 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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4 Barefoot, Brian THE ENGLISH ROAD TO ROME
Images 1993 1897817088 / 9781897817087 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
DJ in mylar. ; 255pp. The stories of some of the British men and women who visited Rome: the 5th century heretic Pelagius; the only English Pope - Adrian IV, Inigo Jones, Robert Adam, Joshua Reynolds, John Keats and Edward Lear amongst others. ; 255 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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5 Ben-Horin, Eliahu THE MIDDLE EAST Crossroads of History
W. W. Norton & Company 1943 Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
Foxing to textblock. Former owner's name stamped to inner cover (H. Schipper). Foxing to DJ. DJ spine sunned. Chipping and tears to DJ. ; Republished by Readers Union Group of book Clubs. ; 248 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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6 Beny, Roloff & (Text by Anthony Thwaite) ODYSSEY Mirror of the Mediterranean.
McClelland and Stewart Ltd. 1981 0771012047 / 9780771012044 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Light edgewear to corners of DJ. ; With 133 colour plates, 162 duotone plates, 42 linecuts, and 7 maps. ; 371 pages; A photographic odyssey through all the regions of the Mediterranean, with historical text and selections 
Price: 40.00 USD
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7 Biddle, Nicholas; R. A. McNeal (Ed. ) NICHOLAS BIDDLE IN GREECE The Journals and Letters of 1806
Pennsylvania State University Press 1993 0271009144 / 9780271009148 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Very light shelfwear else fine. ; 243pp.; 243 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Brent, Peter FAR ARABIA Explorers of the Myth
Readers Union 1978 Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket 
Foxing to textblock. Pencil underlining to some pages. Minor shelfwear to book and DJ. Rubbing to DJ. DJ spine sunned. ; Republished by Readers Union Group of book Clubs. ; 239 pages 
Price: 5.00 USD
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9 Carson, Blanche Mabury FROM CAIRO TO THE CATARACT
Boston L. C. Page & Company 1909 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Decorative cloth binding is rubbed and worn at extremities, inner hinges strained and cracked, contents are otherwise VG, sound and tight. ; 330pp + 47pls. ; 330 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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10 Cerio, Edwin THE MASQUE OF CAPRI
London Nelson 1957 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Gift inscription in pen on front pastedown, else unmarked. Book has minor shelfwear with tanning to endpapers. Tattered dustjacket with tears and chipping. DJ is price-clipped. ; 132pp, illustrated. A history of the island from its mythic beginnings to the 1950s. ; 132 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Chambert, Régine ROME : LE MOUVEMENT ET L’ANCRAGE. Morale Et Philosophie Du Voyage Au Début Du Principat
Éditions Latomus 2005 2870312296 / 9782870312292 Softcover Very Good 
Bump to front corner with light creasing to first few pages. Faint creasing to a couple of corners. Very faint damp-staining to top edge of first 10 pages. Light creasing to spine. ; Collection Latomus Volume 288; 411 pages 
Price: 130.00 USD
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12 Coolhaas, Prof. Dr. W. Ph. PIETER VAN DEN BROECKE IN AZIË [2 VOLS.] Met Portret, Facsimile, 5 Gravures, 2 Tekeningen En 5 Karten. I & II
Martinus Nijhoff 1962 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
2 volume set. Minor shelfwear. V2 is a slightly different shade of blue. ; V1: (1962) XI, [3], 219, V2: (1963) XI, 434 pp; 2 Volume Set COMPLETE; Vol. 2018-01-02; 653 pages 
Price: 95.00 USD
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13 Crawford, Francis Marion AVE ROMA IMMORTALIS [2 VOLUME SET] Studies from the Chronicles of Rome. in Two Volumes Vol. I & Vol. II
NY MacMillan Company 1899 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Bindings a bit foxed with faint foxing to a few pages. Faint stains on backstrip of Volume I, else Very Good, contents bright and tight. ; 2 volumes. 332pp; 344pp, nicely illustrated, folding map. ; 2 Volume Set COMPLETE; 676 pages 
Price: 33.00 USD
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14 De Villiers, Marq & Sheila Hirtle TIMBUKTU The Sahara's Fabled City of Gold
McClelland & Stewart 2007 0771026463 / 9780771026461 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
The first book for general readers about the storied past of one of the world’s most fabled cities. Timbuktu — the name still evokes an exotic, faraway place, even though the city’s glory days are long gone. Unspooling its history and legends, resolving myth with reality, Marq de Villiers and Sheila Hirtle have captured the splendour and decay of one of humankind’s treasures. Founded in the early 1100s by Tuareg nomads who called their camp “Tin Buktu, ” it became, within two centuries, a wealthy metropolis and a nexus of the trans-Saharan trade. Salt from the deep Sahara, gold from Ghana, and money from slave markets made it rich. In part because of its wealth, Timbuktu also became a centre of Islamic learning and religion, boasting impressive schools and libraries that attracted scholars from Alexandria, Baghdad, Mecca, and Marrakech. The arts flourished, and Timbuktu gained near-mythic stature around the world, capturing the imagination of outsiders and ultimately attracting the attention of hostile sovereigns who sacked the city three times and plundered it half a dozen more. The ancient city was invaded by a Moroccan army in 1600, beginning its long decline; since then, it has been seized by Tuareg nomads and a variety of jihadists, in addition to enduring a terrible earthquake, several epidemics, and numerous famines. Perhaps no other city in the world has been as golden — and as deeply tarnished — as Timbuktu. Using sources dating deep into Timbuktu’s fabled past, alongside interviews with Tuareg nomads and city residents and officials today, de Villiers and Hirtle have produced a spectacular portrait that brings the city back to life. ; 320 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 Dennie, John ROME OF TO-DAY AND YESTERDAY The Pagan City
NY G. P. Putnam's Sons 1904 Fifth Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Former owner's name on ffep in ink. Binding rubbed at extremities, light spotting to front board. Small ding to foreege of fron board. Gilt-decorated top cover still bright. ; 5th ed. Xii, 392pp, 58pls, 5 maps and plans. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 392 pages 
Price: 28.00 USD
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16 Drew-Bear, Thomas; Christian Naour & Ronald S. Stroud ARTHUR PULLINGER: An Early Traveler in Syria and Asia Minor
Philadelphia American Philosophical Society 1985 087169753X / 9780871697530 Softcover Very Good 
Title page slightly creased, else near Fine. ; 80pp, some illustrations. ; Transactions of the American Philological Association Vol. 75, Part 3, 1985; 80 pages 
Price: 21.00 USD
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17 Ellaby, C. G. ROME
London Methuen & Company 1904 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by B. C. Boulter 
Corners lightly bumped, slight chip at top backstrip, else a nice copy, very light pencil underlining. The binding surprisingly bright. ; 320pp + 27 illustrations and maps, some folding. ; Little Guides; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall; 320 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Giono, Jean & Georges Monmarché PROVENCE Présentation De Jean Giono. Notices Géographiques Historiques Et Archéologiques De Georges Monmarché
Paris Librairie Hachette 1954 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Maurois, Gérald 
Gift inscription on front pastedown, else unmarked. DJ has chipping with a couple of tears. DJ has some edgewear. ; 126pp, mostly photographs by G. Maurois. ; Les Ablums Des Guides Bleus; 126 pages 
Price: 7.00 USD
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19 Golding, Louis IN THE STEPS OF MOSES THE CONQUEROR
Rich & Cowan, Ltd. 1938 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Browning to prelims. Top of spine is frayed. Tear along side of backstrip (3"). Rubbing to boards. ; An account of a journey in Moses steps from Mount Sinai to the Plain of Moab near Jericho; there are references to T. E. Lawrence ; 426 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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20 Hanson, Harry THE COACHING LIFE
Manchester, United Kingdom Manchester University Press 1984 0719009308 / 9780719009303 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Very light bump to 1 corner. Very minor shelfwear to DJ. Else Fine. ; 208pp, illustrated.; 208 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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21 Heseltine, John & Foreword by Colin Ford ROADS TO ROME
Los Angeles J. Paul Getty Museum 2005 0892368276 / 9780892368273 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Light bumping to corners. Minor shelfwear to book and DJ. ; 160pp, nicely illustrated. Visual record of journeys Heseltine made along five of the ancient Roman Roads. ; Oblong 4to; 60 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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22 Hillard, George Stillman SIX MONTHS IN ITALY
Boston James R. Osgood and Company 1877 Fifteenth Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Binding a bit edgeworn at extremities, ink inscription on ffep, front inner hinge a bit crudely repaired, else VG, ; 15th ed. Xii, 563pp. ; 563 pages 
Price: 28.00 USD
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23 Kaster, Robert A. THE APPIAN WAY Ghost Road, Queen of Roads
University Of Chicago Press 2012 0226425711 / 9780226425719 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
The Roman poet Statius called the via Appia “the Queen of Roads, ” and for nearly a thousand years that description held true, as countless travelers trod its path from the center of Rome to the heel of Italy. Today, the road is all but gone, destroyed by time, neglect, and the incursions of modernity; to travel the Appian Way today is to be a seeker, and to walk in the footsteps of ghosts. Our guide to those ghosts—and the layers of history they represent—is Robert A. Kaster. In The Appian Way, he brings a lifetime of studying Roman literature and history to his adventures along the ancient highway. A footsore Roman soldier pushing the imperial power south; craftsmen and farmers bringing their goods to the towns that lined the road; pious pilgrims headed to Jerusalem, using stage-by-stage directions we can still follow—all come to life once more as Kaster walks (and drives—and suffers car trouble) on what’s left of the Appian Way. Other voices help him tell the story: Cicero, Goethe, Hawthorne, Dickens, James, and even Monty Python offer commentary, insight, and curmudgeonly grumbles, their voices blending like the ages of the road to create a telescopic, perhaps kaleidoscopic, view of present and past. To stand on the remnants of the Via Appia today is to stand in the pathway of history. With The Appian Way, Kaster invites us to close our eyes and walk with him back in time, to the campaigns of Garibaldi, the revolt of Spartacus, and the glory days of Imperial Rome. No traveler will want to miss this fascinating journey. ; Culture Trails: Adventures in Travel; 144 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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24 Komroff, Manuel (Ed. ) ; Illustrations by Witold Gordon THE TRAVELS OF MARCO POLO [The Venetian]
New York Horace Liveright 1930 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Gift note to fep. Spine is lightly discolored. ; Limited edition of 1000 copies, this copy numbered 454. Orange cloth with black lettering to spine. Marco Polo As a Venetian merchant traveler from the Venetian Republic whose travels are recorded in Il Milione, a book which did much to introduce Europeans to Central Asia and China. He learned about trading whilst his father and uncle, Niccolò and Maffeo, travelled through Asia and apparently met Kublai Khan. In 1269, they returned to Venice to meet Marco for the first time. The three of them embarked on an epic journey to Asia, returning after 24 years to find Venice at war with Genoa; Marco was imprisoned, and dictated his stories to a cellmate. He was released in 1299, became a wealthy merchant, married and had 3 children. He died in 1324, and was buried in San Lorenzo. ; The Kublai Khan Edition; 370 pages 
Price: 38.00 USD
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25 Lear, Edward EDWARD LEAR IN GREECE. Journals of a Landscape Painter in Greece and Albania
William Kimber 1965 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Minor shelfwear to book. Former owner's name to ffep. Some rubbing/wear to DJ corners. DJ spine is a little discolored with light chipping to head. ; The plates from the original volume are reproduced in this edition. ; 222 pages 
Price: 38.00 USD
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26 Lindsay, Lord [Alexander William Crawford] LETTERS ON EGYPT, EDOM, AND THE HOLY LAND New Edition. with Additional Preface and Notes, and Illustrated by Numerous Engravings
London Bell & Daldy 1866 Hardcover Good 
Nicely bound in 1/2 green morocco, marbled boards and endpapers, 5 raised bands, top edge gilt. Binding is rubbed at extremities, library labels removed from rear endpapers, else VG. With the bookplate of the Seymour Library Assocation of Auburn, NY on the front pastedown. Some edgewear to corners and top of spine. ; New edition. Xl, 458pp, + 39pls and maps. ; 458 pages 
Price: 80.00 USD
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27 McCloy, Andrew & Andrew Midgley EXPLORING ROMAN BRITAIN
London New Holland Publishers 2006 1845372417 / 9781845372415 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Very light shelfwear to book and DJ. DJ has small chip to base of spine. DJ in mylar. ; 160pp, nicely illustrated.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall; 160 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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28 Newton, Charly Thomas TRAVELS AND DISCOVERIES IN THE LEVANT I/II [2 Volumes in 1 Book]
Georg Olms Verlag AG 1989 3487091496 / 9783487091495 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Small Faint dampstain to base of spine. Else book is fine. ; Unchanged Reprint of a title published in 2 volumes in 1865 by Day & Son, London; 2 Volumes in 1; Vol. 2018-01-02; 661 pages 
Price: 42.00 USD
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29 Niebuhr, Carsten; Robert Und Evamaria Grün (Hrsg. ) ENTDECKUNGEN IM ORIENT Reise Nach Arabien Und Anderen Ländern, 1761-1767
Edition Erdmann in K. Thienemanns Verlag 1983 3522603508 / 9783522603508 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Some foxing to textblock. Else minor shelfwear to book. DJ has a few small closed tears and chipping. ; German Edition; 332 pages 
Price: 24.00 USD
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30 Polo, Sandra, & Ernesto Benelli (A Cura Di) GUIDA AL TERRITORIO DEL COMUNE DI FIUMICINO
Rome Bonsignori Editore 2003 8875973113 / 9788875973117 Softcover Fine 
152pp, illustrated. Text in italian; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 152 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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31 Prinz, Otto (Hrsg. ) ITINERARIUM EGERIAE (PEREGRINATIO AETHERIAE)
Carl Winter Universitätsverlag 1960 Fifth Edition Softcover Very Good 
Wraps browned. Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). ; Sammlung Vulgärlateinischer Texte; 62 pages 
Price: 38.00 USD
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32 Pucci, Eugenio POMPEII Practical Guide for the Visit to the Excavations. 3 Itineraries
Bonechi - Edizioni "il Turismo" 1970 Softcover Very Good 
Scholar's name to titlepage (A. Dalzell). Bookseller stamp to tp. Minor shelfwear. A few pages creased (as published? ). ; 126 pages 
Price: 5.00 USD
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33 Robert, Jean-Noël EO ROMAM Promenades Dans La Rome Antique
Paris Les Belles lettres 1980 2251333053 / 9782251333052 Softcover Very Good+ 
Very minor chipping to base of spine. ; Maps. ; Le Monde Romain; 260 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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34 Talianis, Dimitris (Photographs) ; Kostas Serezis (Notes) , Vassos Karageorghis & Athanasios Papayeorgiou & Euphrosyne Rizopoulou-Egoumenidou TO CYPRUS
Athens Topio Publications 1994 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Talianis, Dimitris 
Tiny tear near top of spine and dustjacket, else very minor shelfwear. DJ has light shelfwear. ; Square 4to. An attractive collection of photographs. Text in English. ; Photographs; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall; Isbn: 960851018X 
Price: 40.00 USD
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35 Terrell, Christopher THE EVOLUTION OF THE SEA CHART
Nicosia Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation 1999 9963420729 / 9789963420728 Softcover Near Fine 
Very light shelfwear and creasing else fine. ; Lecture given in May 1997 by Commander Christopher Terrell, Head of the Department of Navigation at the National Maritime Museum at Greenwich until 1987, on the evolution of the sea chart from its origins to nowadays. In a long journey that began from the early thirteenth-century sea charts on vellum to reach the nineteenth-century sophisticated British hydrographical surveys, chart-making underwent a variety of phases ranging from the Mediterranean portolans to the great contribution of the French eighteenth-century school of organised hydrography. ; Cyprus Cartography Lectures No. 4. the Helen Wallis Memorial Lecture; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 46 pages 
Price: 58.00 USD
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36 Tsigakou, Fani-Maria & (Introduction by Sir Steven Runciman) THE REDISCOVERY OF GREECE Travellers and Painters of the Romantic Era
New Rochelle Caratzas Brothers, Publishers 1981 0892413549 / 9780892413546 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Very light shelfwear to book else fine. Light creasing along edges of DJ. ; 208pp, profusely illustrated with 173 ill. (30 in color). "This is the first book to recreate the reality and myth of Greece as perceived by artists, architects, archaeologists and writers who made their way to Greece, exploring and recording the temples and ancient sites, the landscape and people of the time. "; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Price: 26.00 USD
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37 Van Dam, N & J. Brugman & C. G. Brouwer & A. H. De Groot & B. J. Slot & J. J. Witkam. NEDERLAND EN DE ARABISCHE WERELD Van Middeleeuwen Tot Twintigste Eeuw. Wetenschap-Taal-Handel-Cultuur-Kunst
Uitgeversmaatschappij De Tijdstroom Lochem 1987 903521160X / 9789035211605 Softcover Near Fine 
Very light shelfwear else fine. ; 80 pages 
Price: 33.00 USD
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38 Wagstaff, J. M. THE EVOLUTION OF MIDDLE EASTERN LANDSCAPES An Outline to A. D.1840
Croom Helm 1985 0856648124 / 9780856648120 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Corners a bit rounded. Minor shelfwear to book. DJ has minor creasing with 1 small tear (2 cm). DJ is price-clipped. ; A study of the Middle East as seen through the domestication of nature; Croom Helm Historical Geography Series; 320 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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39 Wall, Bernard A CITY AND A WORLD: A ROMAN SKETCHBOOK
NY W. W. Norton & Company 1962 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Gift inscription to ffep in black ink. Light foxing. Minor shelfwear to book. Neat pencil marginalia on the first few pages. DJ is price-clipped with tears and chipping. DJ spine is sunned. Some rubbing to DJ. ; 240pp + 4pls. ; 240 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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40 Wigram, W. A. HELLENIC TRAVEL A Guide
London Faber & Faber 1967 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Former owner's name on inner cover. Date inked on title, else unmarked. 1 corner a bit edgeworn. Some rubbing to boards. ; Reprint of the 1947 ed. 266pp, 2 maps, + 25pls. ; 266 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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41 Young, Douglas CHASING AN ANCIENT GREEK Discursive Reminiscences of an European Journey
Hollis & Carter 1950 Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
DJ is tattered and worn with pieces missing. Faint staining to front board. Pages tanned. ; An account of travels in Europe by a Scottish Scholar in search of the Greek poet Theognis. ; 204 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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