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Extreme South: Struggles and Triumph of the First Australian Team to the Pole

By: Brown, Ian

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Terrey Hills, NSW, Australia, Australian Geographic P/L: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000483

ISBN: 1862760314

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 886gms, 255 pages. This absorbing book relates the experiences of these modern day explorers throughout the 60 challenging days of their 1300km trek, and thanks to Ian Brown's photography, shows us the vastness, majesty and uncompromising nature of the Antarctic landscape. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. DJ is in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Journey to the Sea

By: Brown, Sarah; McNeil, Gil; and Tagholm, Hugo (eds)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Ebury Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: FICSHO13

ISBN: 0091900697

Condition: Good


Paperback, first edition, 240gms, 336 pages. A wonderfully escapist collection of new fiction and travel writing. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and minor page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're 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 Amongst the Persians, A: Impressions as to the Life, Character, and Thought of the People of Persia, Received During Twelve Months' Residence in That Country in the Years 1887-8

By: Browne, Edward G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: USA, Time-Life Books: 1983

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: TRAASI105

ISBN: 705415031

Condition: Very Good


Cushioned hardcover, not issued with dust jacket, reprint of 1893 facsimile edition, 974gms, 594 pages, decorated endpapers, gold and red stamped boards and gilt page edging, 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. Some light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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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: TRAUSA6

ISBN: 0385410190

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint edition, 620gms, 318 pages, blank endpapers. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust Jacket is in very good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're 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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Notes From a Big Country

By: Bryson, Bill

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Moorebank, Australia, Transworld Publishers: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRAUSA8

ISBN: 0552997862

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 280gms, 398 pages. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, there is a small pen mark on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're 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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Lost Continent, The: Travels in Small-Town America

By: Bryson, Bill

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, England, Black Swan: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRAUSA13

ISBN: 0552998087

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 264gms, 349pgs. After 10 years in England, Bill Bryson returns to the land of his youth, driving almost 14,000 miles in search of a mythical small town called Amalgam, the kind of smiling village where films of his youth were set. Instead he drove through a series of horrific burgs which he renamed Smellville, Fartville, Coleslaw, Dead Squaw, Coma and Doldrum. He found a continent that was double lost, lost to itself and lost to him because he had become a foreigner in his own country. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolou... View more info

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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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Journeys of the Great Explorers

By: Burton, Rosemary; Cavendish, Richard; Stonehouse, Bernard

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Basingstoke, USA, AA Publishing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRASEA14

ISBN: 0749510102

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 800gms, 224 pages. Journeys of the Great Explorers showcases Voyages of 30 famous explorers encompassing almost 2, 500 years of exploration. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're 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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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 shows a few small tears, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 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-libris sticker on inside front endpaper. Some light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 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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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, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 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  $8.00

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. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!. 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, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combine... 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 exploration. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards ar... 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