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Hurst, A.A.
N.B. Rear board slightly marked and faded. Previous owners stamp on ffep. Head and tail of D/J spine chipped. Closed tear to bottom edge of front D/J. 160pp.
Hennel Locke Limited, 1960, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Poor. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #23425
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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American Bureau of Shipping
Fading to front board. Slight mark on ffep where a staple has been removed.
American Bureau of Shipping, 1977, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No Jacket. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #21398
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Adams, Carl
This book is written to help adventuresome motorcyclists buy, ride, and enjoy dual sport motorcycles, those versatile machines that are equally at home on the street and in the dirt. It is organised into four sections covering motorcycle selection, set-up, riding skills, and specialised activities such as off-road touring and rallies. Several chapters include exercises designed to improve riding technique and impart new skills. Over 250 full-colour photographs illustrate the many options for gear, clothing, and after-market accessories which can add comfort, safety, and convenience to any motorcycle adventure.The book also contains many references and sources to orient enthusiasts to the sometimes overwhelming sea of information that is available. New riders will benefit from the clear explanations of dual sport gear, accessories, and techniques, while experienced riders coming to dual sport from a street riding background will find chapters covering advanced dirt riding skills, GPS navigation, and preparing for multi-day trips. All terms are explained and riding techniques are described in detail. Riders at all levels will gain a broader perspective of the dual sport experience, from which they can begin their journey to new motorcycle adventures. 192pp.
Whitehorse Press, 2008, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781884313714
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Inventory #21941
Price: £ 16.00 GBP ($ 20.85 approx. - € 17.68 approx.)
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Stephens, W. P. And Parkinson Jr., John
Volume One 1963 286pp.Volume Two 1965 290pp.Two volumes in slipcases.Volume One slipcase somewhat faded.Illustarted with black and white photgraphs.Both books are in very bright condition with tissue covers replacing the original glassine cover.Volume Two has a slight one inch tear to the surface front pastedown paper on the front inner hinge and a similar surface tear to the surface of the rear inner hinge.PRICED FOR THE TWO VOLUMES . Previous owner's signature on ffep of Volume Two.
The Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club, 1963, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. Slipcase. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #26768
Price: £ 95.00 GBP ($ 123.79 approx. - € 104.98 approx.)
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Bean, Susan S.
Built around mariners' journals of their pioneering voyages, "Yankee India" charts the early development of commercial and cultural relations between the United States and India in the Age of Sail. The end of colonial rule in 1783 had given American merchants and ship owners the freedom to trade in Asia. Voyages from ports along the eastern seaboard were the first American links to the distant and exotic culture of India. Mariners' journals and letters speak of encounters with vastly different ways of life that sometimes challenged and sometimes reinforced ideas about decorum, religion, and morality and that influenced attitudes toward imperialism, legitimate rule, and free trade. Material embodiments of India at the time - prints, paintings, and figurines depicting Indian scenes and people; "hubble-bubbles", "idols", fans and other souvenirs; as well as goods like bandannas, palampores (bed covers), and shawls - augment and illustrate the story. Previously untapped archives and collections of the Peabody Essex Museum, whose founders were captains and supercargoes in the Asia trade, provide the principal resources. These first encounters between the United States and India in the Age of Sail laid the foundation for American views of India and contributed to the development of American and Indian national and cultural sensibilities. "Yankee India" brings this important but little known episode to a wide range of readers interested in the histories of the United States and India, and in the impacts of intercultural encounters. 288pp.
Grantha and Mapin Publishing, 2001, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1890206296
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Inventory #28173
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 26.06 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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