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    Reference 927 (1414)
    Category Other travel
    Author Freshfield, D.W. & Wharton, Captain W.J.L
    Title HINTS TO TRAVELLERS, Seventh Edition, Revised and Enlarged.
    Publishing Information London: The Royal Geographic Society, 1893.
    Description 7th Edition; xvi, 500pages, 2 folding maps of the constellations tipped in before the advertisements at rear of book rather than in the pocket. xvi(advertisements). Illustrated with numerous diagrams and b/w photographic plates, plus index and publishers adverts, blue cloth titled in gilt. Spine loosening, prelims up to title page detached as one block but complete,ink initals on front end paper otherwise contents clean, covers stained,faded and bumped. Full of hidden gems, a great book to dip in and out of "The Yak does not like the scent of a European who should not stand near during loading" "Donkeys are useful for men to ride, but not for loads. They cannot go long stages, they are slow, and they drown in rivers."
    Price £60.00
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