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WORLD TRAVEL SERIES [SET OF 21]


Estimate: Rs 1,25,000-Rs 1,75,000 ( $1,955-$2,735 )


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a)
TITLE: America???s Insular possessions (Volume 1 & 2)
AUTHOR: C.H Forbes-Lindsay
PUBLISHER: John C Winston,
PLACE: Philadelphia
YEAR: 1906
BINDING:
NO.OF PAGES: 560 (Volume 1), 565 (Volume 2)
SIZE:
Height: 20.5 cm
Width: 14.5 cm
Depth: 3.5 cm

Volume I includes The Great Antilles, Porto Rico (sic), Guam, Hawaii, and Panama;
Volume II devoted to the Philippines.
Profusely illustrated with photogravures, superb binding in giltdepicting eagle.

b)
TITLE: England picturesque and descriptive (Volume 1 & 2)
AUTHOR: Joel Cook
PUBLISHER: Henry T Coates
PLACE: Philadelphia
YEAR:
BINDING: Publisher's blue cloth, gilt decoration and titling on upper board and spine, top edges gilt, in the publisher's gilt-stamped red cloth dust-wrappers
NO.OF PAGES: pp. xii, 402, frontispiece + 27 plates with captioned tissue guards (Volume 1)
viii, 412, frontis + 21 plates with captioned tissue guards and folding map at the rear (Volume 2)
SIZE:
Height: 20.5 cm
Width: 14.5 cm
Depth: 3.5 cm

c)
TITLE: Morocco, Its People and Place
AUTHOR: Edmondo de Amicis
PUBLISHER: Henry T Coates
PLACE: Philadelphia
YEAR: 1897
BINDING:
NO.OF PAGES: 253 & 226 pages
SIZE:
Height: 20.5 cm
Width: 14.5 cm
Depth: 3.5 cm

As a member of the Italian ambassador???s suite, the author enjoyed unusual facilities for observing the manners and customs of Morocco, while hereceived constant courtesies at the hands of the natives. Many unfamiliar phases of life and character are treated; the countryside, as well as all the large centers of population, receiving attention. The narrative is full of incident and worldly philosophy; and without pretending to be formally historic, vividly portrays the religious life and racial problems of this Moorish land.

d)
TITLE: Spain and the Spaniards (Volume 1 & 2)
AUTHOR: Edmondo De Amicis
PUBLISHER: Henry T Coates
PLACE: Philadelphia
YEAR: 1895
BINDING: Decoratively bound in green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Top edge gilt. Hardcover. 47 red-captioned tissue-guarded plates. Color folded map. Index at the end of volume 2.
NO.OF PAGES: 293 (Volume 1) & 292 (Volume 2)
SIZE:
Height: 20.5 cm
Width: 14.5 cm
Depth: 3.5 cm

Translated from the 10th Ed. of the Italian by Stanley Rhoads Yarnall. The author displays exuberance of feeling is emotional in a high degree isperhaps at times a little too effusive is frank to an extreme and wears his heart on his coat sleeve But probably without these qualities he could not have written so attractively He gives a lively picture of Spain and the Spaniards.

e)
TITLE: The Rhine: From Its Source to the Sea
AUTHOR:
PUBLISHER: Henry T. Coates
PLACE: Philadelphia
YEAR: 1898
BINDING: Original pictorial red buckram gilt with floral motif. Top edge gilt.
NO.OF PAGES: pp. vii,303; vii, 318 pp., index and folding color map in volume two + 49 photographic plates, each with tissue guard with red-printed captions.
SIZE:
Height: 20.5 cm
Width: 14.5 cm
Depth: 3.5 cm

WELL-BOUND, ILLUSTRATED AND PRINTED SET that colorfully describes the route of the Rhine River from Holland, through Belgium, Germany, Austria and Switzerland, with a wealth of historical, geographical and other information.

f)
TITLE: Holland (Volumes 1 & 2)
AUTHOR: De Amicis, Edmondo
PUBLISHER:Henry T. Coates
PLACE: Philadelphia
YEAR: 1894
BINDING: Decorative gilt red cloth with top edges gilt
NO.OF PAGES: 273 (Volume 1), 275 (Volume 2)
SIZE:
Height: 20.5 cm
Width: 14.5 cm
Depth: 3.5 cm

A very good set with decorative binding in fine condition. Beautiful gilt pictorial binding of tulips.

g)
TITLE: America, Picturesque and Descriptive (Volumes 1, 2 & 3)
AUTHOR: Joel Cook
PUBLISHER: Henry T. Coates
PLACE: Philadelphia
YEAR: 1900
BINDING: Decorative dark blue cloth with gilt corn design on covers and spine and gilt lettering possibly by decorative designers
NO.OF PAGES: 510 (Volume 1), 513 (Volume 2), 592 with index at the end (Volume 3). With 75 photogravures throughout allthree volumes all with tissue guards
SIZE:
Height: 20.5 cm
Width: 14.5 cm
Depth: 3.5 cm

h)
TITLE: France: Historic and Romantic (Volumes 1 & 2)
AUTHOR: Joel Cook
PUBLISHER: Henry T. Coates
PLACE: Philadelphia
YEAR:1904
BINDING:
NO.OF PAGES:
SIZE:
Height: 20.5 cm
Width: 14.5 cm
Depth: 3.5 cm

The text begins in the English Channel and then wonders pleasingly through country and town from Paris to the Pyrenees. Cook was one of Coates'best travel writers, his pen also filled the pages of works on England, Switzerland and several volumes on America.

i)
TITLE: Japan and her people (Volumes 1 & 2)
AUTHOR: Anna C Hartshorne
PUBLISHER: Henry T. Coates
PLACE: Philadelphia
YEAR: 1902
BINDING: Publisher's original red cloth lettered and elaborately decorated in gilt, the upper cover featuring a large gilt crest of the House of Bonaparte within a framework of fleur-de-lis, the spines decorated in similar fashion.
NO.OF PAGES: pp. x, 377; vi, 374. With one folding map and 50 photogravures by Gilbo & Co.
SIZE:
Height: 20.5 cm
Width: 14.5 cm
Depth: 3.5 cm

A travel guide of Japan. The author travelled to Yokohama, Tokyo, Karuisawa, Nikko, Hokkaido, Hakone, Atami, Nagoya, Ise, Kyoto, Nara, Kobe, Nagasaki, Kagoshima and she also visited Formosa. This includes a Japanese vocabulary. It covers the geography, climate, flora & fauna, minerals, etc. of Japan.

j)
TITLE: Scotland: Historic and Romantic (Volumes 1 & 2)
AUTHOR: Maria Hornor Lansdale
PUBLISHER: John C Winston and co.
PLACE: Philadelphia
YEAR: 1901
BINDING: Covers are rich dark blue with bright gold crest and lettering on fronts and spine. Gilt edged top of text block
NO.OF PAGES: 398 including 1 color map & B & W Illustrations
SIZE:
Height: 20.5 cm
Width: 14.5 cm
Depth: 3.5 cm

Each book illustrated with 20+ b/w, photogravures, each with a protective tissue and an indexfor that volume. This was a wonderful travel guide and history for any visitor to Scotland 100 years ago, and a wonderful example of a tourist 'blast from the past.

8 in x 5.75 in   |  20.5 cm x 14.5 cm