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Notes From a Big Country

By: Bryson, Bill

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Moorebank, Australia, Transworld Publishers: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRAUSA3

ISBN: 0385410190

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint edition, 620gms, 318 pages, blank endpapers. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket and boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Down Under

By: Bryson, Bill

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, England, Transworld Publishers: 2001

Edition: Black Swan Edition

Seller ID: TRAAUS70

ISBN: 055299703X

Condition: Good


Softcover, Black Swan Edition, 270gms, 398 pages. It is the driest, flattest, hottest, most desiccated, infertile and climatically aggressive of all the inhabited continents and still Australia teems with life- a large portion of it quite deadly. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Spine has been slightly pushed over, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Devon Villages

By: Burton, S. H.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: London, England, Robert Hale & Company: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAUK23

ISBN: 0709136595

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 496gms, 192 pages, blue endpapers. This book encourages the reader to make their own discoveried about the villages of Devon; a starting point from which to begin a delightful and rewarding journey. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discoloration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only moderate shelf wear. Dust jacket is price slipped and... View more info

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First Footsteps in East Africa or, An Exploration of Harar, in Two Volumes (Volume I only)

By: Burton, Sir Richard (Captain)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: USA, Time-Life Books: 1983

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: TRAAFR15

ISBN: 705415005

Condition: Very Good


Cushioned hardcover, not issued with dust jacket, reprint of 1894 facsimile edition, 498gms, 209 pages, decorated endpapers, red and gold stamped boards and gilt page edging, volume 1 only of a two volume set, part of Time-Life "Classics of Exploration" series, includes loose-leaf explanation of inclusion in the "Classics of Exploration" series. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear and light rubbing to boards. Ex-libri... View more info

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First Footsteps in East Africa or, An Exploration of Harar, in Two Volumes (Volume II only)

By: Burton, Sir Richard (Captain)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: USA, Time-Life Books: 1983

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: TRAAFR16

ISBN: 705415005

Condition: Very Good


Cushioned hardcover, not issued with dust jacket, reprint of 1894 facsimile edition, 554gms, 276 pages, decorated endpapers, gold stamped boards and gilt page edging, volume 2 only of a two volume set, part of Time-Life "Classics of Exploration" series. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear and light rubbing to boards. Some light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Blood River: A Journey to Africa's Broken Heart

By: Butcher, Tim

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, England, Vintage Books: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRAAFR9

ISBN: 0099494280

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 322gms, 363 pages. This is Tim Butcher's recreation of H M Stanley's famous expedition along the Congo River, Africa. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Cover shows light creasing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Flying the Kite: Travels of an Australian Politician

By: Button, John

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Milsons Point, Australia, Random House Australia: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRAAUS48

ISBN: 0091828724

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 214gms, 241 pages. Based on John Button's experiences as a travelling Australian politician in countries ranging from the USA to India, from Ireland to Scandinavia, and from China to Vietnam, he writes on topics as varied as the fundamental changes in the Australian economy in the 1980s and our ability to operate in the global marketplace. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, ... View more info

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White, The: Last Days in the Antarctic Journeys of Scott and Mawson 1911-1913

By: Caesar, Adrian

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Pan Macmillan: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001655

ISBN: 0330361570

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 310gms, 287 pages. Adrian Caesar's stunning stroke of imaginative re-creation transports us to the last days of the perilous expeditins by both Scott and Mawson in the heart of the white continent. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Greek Phrasebook (Lonely Planet)

By: Callimassia, Markella A.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Lonely Planet Publications: 2000

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: TRAEUR200

ISBN: 0864426836

Condition: Good


Softcover, second edition, 158gms, 316 pages, pocket size. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Surface at the Pole

By: Calvert, Commander James

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, UK, Hutchinson & Co. Ltd: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRA39

Condition: Good


Hard cover, first edition, 442g, 220pgs, illustrated endpapers. The story of the extraordinary voyages of the USS Skate. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear, dust jacket is in fair condition with numerous tears and moderate shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. Wi... View more info

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Barbarians and Mandarins: Thirteen Centuries of Western Travellers in China

By: Cameron, Nigel

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISASI59

ISBN: 0195903730

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 576gms, 443pgs, illustrated endpapers. This book presents a fascinating record of the confrontation between East and West over thirteen centuries, through the accounts of representative Western travellers in China. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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In Darwin's Wake: Revisiting Beagle's South American Anchorages

By: Campbell, John

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Dobbs Ferry, New York, USA, Sheridan House Inc.: 1997

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: TRASEA24

ISBN: 1574090259

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with aqua boards and pictorial dust jacket, first American edition, 714g, 271pgs. This is skipper, John Campbell's, cruise on the Thalassi, an 83ft ketch, where he retraced some of the steps taken by Charles Darwin on his historic journey aboard The Beagle. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear. There is a very small ownership sticker on the inside front endpaper. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only light shelf wear, o... View more info

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Exploration of Australia, The: From First Sea Voyages to Satellite Discoveries

By: Cannon, Michael

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Surry Hills, Australia, Reader's Digest Services Pty Ltd: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS38

ISBN: 0864380364

Condition: Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, first edition, 1460gms, 304 pages, orange endpapers. Contents includes: who really discovered the great south land; survival and the search for prosperity; daring expeditions claim an entire continent; explorers of the golden Eastern crescent; the conquest of Queensland; the lure of the unknown west and centre; courageous invaders of the hostile deserts; the age of scientific expeditions; and new technology revolutionises explor... View more info

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Hawaii: Eyewitness Travel Guides

By: Carr, Gerald et al.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, England, Dorling Kindersley Limited: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRAUSA28

ISBN: 0751348236

Condition: Good


Soft card cover with flap, reprint, 356gms, 208 pages, illustrated endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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All Things Wild

By: Carter, Jeff

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Rigby Limited: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000706

ISBN: 0727002759

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red/orange boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 666gms, 151 pages, illustrated map endpapers. The yarns and myths of the outback are here intermingled with Jeff carter's personal observations and reflections of a lifetime of searching out 'All Things Wild' in Australia. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen inscription on the front endpaper and a small pencil insc... View more info

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Illustrated History of Transport

By: Chant, Christopher; and Batchelor, John

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Leicester, England, Blitz Editions: 1996

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: TRA48

ISBN: 1856053601

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, edition not stated, 1210g, 184pgs. A comprehensive history of transport including land transportation, sea transportation, and air transportation. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Boards are in very good condition with only very light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Over the Edge: A True Story of Kidnap and Escape in the Mountains of Central Asia

By: Child, Greg

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Milsons Point, NSW, Random House: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAASI133

ISBN: 174051176X

Condition: Fair


Soft cover, first edition, 370g, 284pgs. The dramatic story of four American climbers, held at gunpoint by fanatical militants. Book is in fair condition with moderate general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Over the Edge: A True Story of Kidnap and Escape in the Mountains of Central Asia

By: Child, Greg

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Milsons Point, NSW, Random House: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAASI33

ISBN: 174051176X

Condition: Fair


Soft cover, first edition, 370g, 284pgs. The dramatic story of four American climbers, held at gunpoint by fanatical militants. Book is in fair condition with moderate general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!. View more info

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Year in the Merde, A

By: Clarke, Stephen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Milson Point, NSW, Random House: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRAEUR17

ISBN: 1740513738

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 286g, 335pgs. Paul West, a young Englishman, arrives in Paris to start a new job - and finds out what the French are really like. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!... View more info

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I Know You Got Soul: Machines With That Certain Something

By: Clarkson, Jeremy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Camberwell, Australia, Penguin Books: 2010

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HUM21

ISBN: 0141022922

Condition: Fine


Softcover, reprint edition, 296gms, 244pgs. In this book, Clarkson tells the stories of the geniuses, innovators and crackpots who put the ghost iin the machine. Book is in fine, near new condition with only very mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info