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Image for Istanbul to Cairo on a Shoestring (Lonely Planet)

Istanbul to Cairo on a Shoestring (Lonely Planet)

By: N/A

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Hawthorn, Australia, Lonely Planet Publications: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAAFR150

ISBN: 0864427492

Condition: Fair


Softcover, first edition, 540gms, 488 pages. Discover the classic Middle Eastern overland route. Book is in fair condition with moderate general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Inside title page has been stuck to front cover and there is some moderate curling to corners and edges, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Egypt: Eyewitness Travel Guides

By: Atherton, Liz; and Lyford, Irene (eds)

Price: $6.50

Publisher: London, England, Dorling Kindersley Limited: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRAAFR7

ISBN: 0751368725

Condition: Good


Soft card cover with flap, reprint with revisions, 600gms, 351 pages, illustrated endpapers. Contents includes: introducing Egypt; Cairo area by area; Egypt area by area; travellers' needs; and survival guide. It includes over 1,000 photographs, illustrations and maps, plus where to eat, where to stay, and how to get around. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild bumping to corners of the cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Underdevelopment & Development: The Third World Today

By: Bernstein, Henry (ed)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Middlesex, UK, Penguin: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: SOC2

ISBN: 0140807233

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 286g, 376pgs. Social and economic development is a universal aspiration in the Third World today. In a cogent analysis of the meaning of the term 'development', the editor stresses that development problems and policies should be understood in the broad economic sense but within a historical perspective. Book is in good condition with pen inscription inside front cover, and mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Gaia: Journey Into Vanishing Worlds

By: Berry, Mark (intro & verse)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Global Art in Action: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISNAT24

ISBN: 1891024159

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1855g, 144pgs, blank endpapers. This book takes us to the remote tropical rain forests of Madagascar, Brazil, South Africa, Peru, Hawaii, and Costa Rica with fashion photographer Paige Deponte and writer Mark Perry. Haunting, sometimes raw, imagery offers a compelling yet unsentimental portrait of these rare and beautiful ecosystems, and the environmental degradation brought about by huma... View more info

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Holding Up the Sky: An African Life

By: Blackburn-Wright, Sandy

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Millers Point, Australia, Pier 9: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS343

ISBN: 1921208236

Condition: Fine


Large softcover, first edition, 988gms, 518 pages. This is the story of a young Australian woman's complex love affair with Africa and it's people. Sandy Blackburn-Wright lived and worked in South Africa between 1988 and 2003 - years coinciding with some of the nation's most tumultuous and significant events, including the release of Nelson Mandela. Book is in fine, near new condition. View more info

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Out of Africa

By: Blixen, Karen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, England, Guild Publishing: 1985

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: BIOAFR14

Condition: Good


Hard cloth cover, not issued with dust jacket, first thus, 1200gms, 288 pages, yellow endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. This is a special edition of the classic autobiography written by Karen Blixen and eventually made into a movie. This edition colour and black and white photos, illustrations, and other decorative pieces. Boards and cover are in good condition with only mild shelf wear, a smal... View more info

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Out of Africa (and Shadow on the Grass)

By: Blixen, Karen

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Middlesex, England, Penguin Books: 1986

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAFR91

ISBN: 0140085335

Condition: Good


Medium softcover, reprint, 266gms, 351 pages. This is Karen Blixen's (aka Isak Dinesen) story and love affir with Africa, and specifically Kenya where she moved to with her husband to plant coffee in 1913. Also includes 'Shadow on the Grass'. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Baroness Cox: A Voice for the Voiceless

By: Boyd, Andrew

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, Lion Hudson Plc: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOUK3063

ISBN: 0745937357

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 386gms, 439 pages plus index. The epic story of a deputy speaker of the House of Lords who has become a remarkable human rights campaigner. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Fight Against Slavery, The

By: Brady, Terence; Jones, Evan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Great Britain, British Broadcasting Corporation: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISEUR9

ISBN: 0563128682

Condition: Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 400gms, 144 pages, illustrated endpapers. In 1750 John Newton set sail for West Africa from Liverpool. Book is in good condition with no visible general wear and tear, some very mild page discoloration. Dust jacket is in good condition with no visible shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postag... View more info

Image for 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

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, ... View more info

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African Tears: The Zimbabwe Land Invasions

By: Buckle, Catherine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: South Africa, Covos Day Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAFR5

ISBN: 1919874275

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 364gms, 243 pages. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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God Grew Tired of Us: A Memoir

By: Bul Dau, John; and Sweeney, Michael S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., National Geographic Society: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAFR12

ISBN: 1426201141

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 610gms, 287 pages, coloured endpapers. The heartbreaking, inspiring journey of a lost boy of Sudan. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket and 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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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

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

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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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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Sketches of Kafir Life

By: Callaway, Godfrey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, A.R. Mowbray & Co. Ltd: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000037

Condition: Fair


This book documents life on a South African mission and the interaction with the Xhosa people in the early 19th century. Original green cloth boards with extensive discolouration and scuffing, cloth has started to become thin at spine, inside front page has sticker attached as an award to the book recipient in 1931, black & white frontispiece of the Priest's Hut, a number of other black & white pictures throughout, pages show age-related discolouration, spine still in ta... View more info

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Centuries of Stories; New Stories for a New Millennium

By: Cooling, Wendy (ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, UK, Harpercollins Publishers (Harper Collins): 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GENFIC57

ISBN: 0001857150

Condition: Good


Hardcover, first edition, 672g, 312pgs. Twenty of today's finest authors have each woven a story around one century. The result is this unique anthology of wonderful new stories. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in good condition with mild 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 ... View more info

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Coins of the World 1750-1850

By: Craig, William D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Racine, Wisconsin, USA, Whitman Publishing Company: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ANT57

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark green boards, first edition, 1030g, 756pgs. The book is arranged in two parts. Part 1 covers coins of the western world including Australia. Part 2 includes coins of africa and asia. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards are in good condition with light shelf wear. Rear board is starting to come away from internal endpapers and webbing is showing, otherwise no other pre-loved ... View more info

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Murder London - South Africa

By: Creasey, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Pan Books Limited: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: CRIFIC1320

ISBN: 0330021982

Condition: Fair


Paperback, reprint, 106gms, 191 pages. Featuring Superintendent Roger West. Book is in fair condition with moderate general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small pen mark from a previous owner on the inside front page and a small texta mark on the front wrap, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Letters From Africa 1914-1931

By: Dinesen, Isak

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Pan Books Ltd: 1986

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: BIOAFR18

ISBN: 033026866X

Condition: Good


Softcover, new edition, 490gms, 473 pages. This book is the raw material Isak Dinsen was to transmute into her later works. They introduce us to someone who is never mentioned in her memoirs, the young, vulnerable Karen Blixen - the miseries of her failed marriage, her illness, the financial collapse of her coffee plantation, the death of her love, and shining through all her trials, her irrepressible spirit. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and... View more info