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How Did it Really Happen?

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Pleasantville, NY, Readers' Digest: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS78

ISBN: 0762102772

Condition: Good


Hard cover, first edition, 1425g, 351pgs, coloured endpapers. Decide what you believe about history's intriguing mysteries. 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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Antarctica: Great Stories From the Frozen Continent

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Surry Hills, NSW, Australia, Reader's Digest: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAANT7

ISBN: 0949819646

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, first edition, 1785gms, 319 pages, dark blue endpapers. The complete story of a unique continent: its history, wildlife, scientific discoveries and resources, richly illustrated with 900 paintings, drawings, maps, diagrams and a collection of rare historical photographs. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1.5kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Endurance, The: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition

By: Alexander, Caroline

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, England, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAANT12

ISBN: 074754123X

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 938gms, 211 pages, grey endpapers. The Endurance is a riveting account of one of the greatest survival stories of all time, illustrate with previously unpublished photographs of Frank Hurley. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are also in very good condition with only very light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Voyage of the Investigator, The

By: Austin, K. A.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Adelaide, Australia, Rigby Limited: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000585

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 612gms, 223 pages. This book tells of the explorations and adventures of Matthew Flinders (the Great Denominator), his imprisonment by the French, his disappointments, his triumph, and his death. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and has been covered with a removeable plastic slip. There is a small pencil mark on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Explorers of the Pacific, The

By: Badger, Geoffrey

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kenthurst, NSW, Australia, Kangaroo Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAPAC16

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 848gms, 248 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is the story of hazard and adventure as the explorers found their way around the Pacific Ocean, the largest single feature on the Earth's surface. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Boards and jacket are 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 ... View more info

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Captain Cook's Voyages of Discovery

By: Barrow, John (ed)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, England, Heron Books:

Edition: First Heron Edition

Seller ID: TRASEA37

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue faux leather boards with gilt decoration, 550g, 454pgs, decorated endpapers. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration thoughout. Boards and dust jacket are in very good condition with only minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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National Experience, The: A History of the United States

By: Blum, John M.; Catton, Bruce; Morgan, Edmund S.; Schlesinger, Arthur M. Jr.; Stampp, Kenneth M.; Vann Woodward, C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace & World, Inc.: 1968

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: HISUSA25

Condition: Good


Hardcover, second edition, 1870g, 906pgs, coloured endpapers. A history of the United States of America, from exploration and colonialism, to the modern states. Book is in good condition with pen inscription inside front cover, mild spotting throughout, and 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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Head-hunters of Borneo, The: A Narrative of Travel up the Mahakkam and Down the Barito; also, Journeyings in Sumatra

By: Bock, Carl

Price: $30.00

Publisher: USA, Time-Life Books: 1984

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: TRAASI106

ISBN: 705415120

Condition: Very Good


Cushioned hardcover, not issued with dust jacket, reprint of 1881 facsimile edition, 748gms, 344 pages, decorated endpapers, red and gold 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, also includes loose ex-libris sticker. 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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Pink Samurai: An Erotic Exploration of Japanese Society

By: Bornoff, Nicholas

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, England, Grafton Books: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISASI47

ISBN: 0586205764

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 378gms, 719pgs. In this examination of modern life in the world's greatest economic power, Nicholas Bornoff takes us on a fascinating tour through the pleasures and pains of Japanese love, marriage and family life. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Cover shows mild creasing to cover and spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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By Sail and Wind: The Story of the Bahamas

By: Bothwell, Jean

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Abelard- Schuman Limited: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISUSA22

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 250gms, 152 pages, blank endpapers. By Sail and Wind is the story of the development of these strange and beautiful islands (the islands the small islands lying east of the Florida Straight- now known as The Bahamas), where in earlier days enormous flocks of pint flamingos nested. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, price clipping to the inside flap, small tear to top of book approx. 2 inches long and some general chipping, otherwise no other pre-l... View more info

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Macquarie Country: A History of the Hawkesbury

By: Bowd, D.G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Australia, 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000315

Condition: Good


Hardcover book with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint edition, 648gms, 242 pages. Contents includes: discovery and exploration; early settlement; the river; floods; shipping; aborigines; the macquarie era; bushrangers; inns; roads; bridges; the church; hospitals; prominent people; founders; buildings; sports and pastimes; railway; government; education; agriculture; and postal services/newspapers. The text is supported by many black and white photographs. A good solid copy for its age and of good reading quality with age-related general wear and tear and minor page discolouration t... View more info

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Road to Botany Bay, The: An Exploration of Landscape and History

By: Carter, Paul

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Alfred A. Knopf: 1988

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: HISAUS525

ISBN: 0394570359

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green and red boards and pictorial dust jacket, first thus, 728pp, weighs 384gms, white endpapers. This trail-blazing re-evaluation of the origins of Australia is a work of powerful imagination. Paul Carter takes insights from many disciplines - philosophy, city planning, sociology, linguistics, psychoanalysis, and art history - and brings them to bear in a deeply original way on the subjects of travel, exploration and settlement. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with... View more info

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Heart of the Dragon, The

By: Clayre, Alasdair

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Boston, USA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISASI42

ISBN: 039535336X

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint edition, 1280g, 281pgs, map endpapers. This book takes the reader into China, exploring the private lives of individual families, the work of the villages, the problems and successes of factories and mines, and the closed world of the country's courts, hospitals, asylums and prisons - a rare look at areas that will once again be closed to public view. Companion book to the PBS series. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with light shelf w... View more info