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Australian Heroes and Adventurers

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Walter Scott: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS353

Condition: Fair


Hardcover with green boards, no dust jacket, first edition, 275gms, 151 pages, blank endpapers. This book is the first in a series published by the publishers which illustrates life and the adventure in the Australian Colonies and the Islands of the Pacific. Book is in fair condition with moderate general wear and tear, damage to binding with some pages beginning to come loose, large pen inscription to previous owner on inside front page,. Boards are heavily scuffed particularly at edges and corners where some of the cloth has worn through, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached pic... View more info

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Australians From Everywhere: Rogues, Misfits and Adventurers Who Formed a New Society

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kensington, Australia, Bay Books:

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: HISAUS507

ISBN: 0858359154

Condition: Good


Hardcover with tan boards and pictorial dust jacket, edition not stated, 1005gms, 280 pages. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. The hinge is begin to crack from the text block revealing the webbing at the front endpaper. Dust jacket is in good condition with minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Handbook of Survival at Sea, The

By: Beeson, Chris

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Miami, FL, USA, Lewis International, Inc.: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRASEA34

ISBN: 1930983212

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 552g, 192pgs. A comprehensive guide to surviving nautical emergencies and disasters at sea. It clearly explains essential emergency procedures and tried and tested survival techniques. It also includes 120 line artworks that detail survival equipment and clarify survival practices. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Whalemen Adventurers

By: Dakin, William. John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus and Robertson Publishers: 1938

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS185

Condition: Fair


Hardcover with dark blue boards, no dust jacket, Second Revised Edition, 775gms, 285 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. Whalemen Adventurers is the story of whaling in Australian Waters and other southern seas related thereto, from the days of sails to modern times (1930s). Book is in fair condition with mild general wear and tear, mild page discolouration, crease to some pages, stains to several pages, previous owners name on front endpaper, covered in clear contact, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with... View more info

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Australians On the Road: Over 80 Years of Motoring in Australia

By: Davis, Pedr

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Rigby Limited: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAAUT13

ISBN: 0727010654

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated white boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1000g, 232 pages, illustrated endpapers. This is the enthralling story of the men, women and machines that helped put Australia on wheels. It covers all aspects of Australia's motoring history with stories of pioneers, adventurers, daredevil drivers, and optimistic manufacturers. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with moderate shelf wear and chipping, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs... View more info

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Antarctic Year: Brabant Island Expedition

By: Furse, Chris

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Surry Hills, Australia, Croom Helm Ltd: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAANT2

ISBN: 0709910584

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 1075gms, 223 pages, illustrated map endpapers. In December 1983 the fifth Joint Services Expedition to the Antarctic, led by Commander Chris Furse, set sail for Brabant Island. This is their story. Book includes over 150 spectacular photographs provide a visually stunning accompaniment to the text. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture... View more info

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Fear No Boundary: One Woman's Amazing Journey

By: Hall, Lincoln; and Fear, Sue

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Lothian Books: 2006

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: TRAASI39

Condition: Good


Softcover, first thus, 486gms, 272pgs. This book provides insight into the psyche of Sue Fear, Australia's most successful female mountaineer, one of a handful of women to have climbed five of the world's 8000-metre mountains and the first Australian woman to summit Mount Everest via the North Ridge Route. 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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Kon-Tiki

By: Heyerdahl, Thor

Price: $5.50

Publisher: New York, USA, Pocket Books: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRAPAC2

ISBN: 0671726528

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 164gms, 240 pages. The story of six young men crossing the Pacific on a balsa-wood raft makes (as Somerset Maugham called it)' an incredible adventure which happens to be true', and a book whose sales are reckoned in millions. This is the enriched classic edition which includes explanatory notes and critical commentary. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Ascent of Everest, The

By: Hunt, John

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, England, Readers Book Club: 1955

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: TRAASI32

Condition: Good


Hardcover with cream boards and pictorial dustjacket, book club edition, 432gms, 320 pages. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear, chipping and a few small tears, 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 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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Points Unknown: A Century of Great Exploration

By: Roberts, David (ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, USA, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRA29

ISBN: 0393050009

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1115gms, 608 pages. From Robert Falcon-Scott's final journey entry to Jon Krakauer's daring solo climb of the Devils Thumb to Tom Wolfe's brilliant portrayal of Chuck Yaeger shattering the sound barrier, David Roberts and the editors of Outside magazine have gathered the most enduring adventure literature of the century into one heart-stopping volume. Book is in very good condition with very mild general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are also in very good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-lo... View more info

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Conquistadors: The Spanish Explorers and the Discovery of the New World

By: Wood, Michael

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Great Britain, BBC Books: 2010

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISEUR104

ISBN: 1846079721

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 242gms, 310 pages. In this book the author follows in the footsteps of some of the greatest of the Spanish adventurers travelling from the forests of Amazonia to Lake Titicaca, the deserts of North Mexico, the snow of the Andes and the Machu Picchu. Book is in good condition with light general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Corners of cover are bumped, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info