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Graveyards of the Pacific: From Pearl Harbor to Bikini Atoll

By: Ballard, Robert D.; and Morgan, Michael Hamilton

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., USA, National Geographic Society: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARSEA1000

ISBN: 0792263669

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1460gms, 255pgs, brown endpapers. Join renowned undersea explorer Robert Ballard as he revisits the pivtoal Pacific naval battles of World War II in this lavishly illustrated volume that combines meticulous history with state-of-the-art oceanography. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with light shelf wear and scuffing to corners and edges. There is a small pen inscription from a previous owner on the inside front endpaper, otherwise no other... View more info

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Shackleton: The Antarctic Challenge

By: Heacox, Kim

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., National Geographic Society: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAANT14

ISBN: 0792275365

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 994g, 215pgs, illustrated endpapers. This book tells the whole story of explorer, Ernest Shackleton, who ranks with Magellan, Columbus, Cook and Burton in his determination to follow his vision and his dream. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only very light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book will weigh over 1kg with packaging and may incur additional postage. View more info

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That Great Lucifer: A Portrait of Sir Walter Ralegh

By: Irwin, Margaret

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Allison & Busby Ltd: 1998

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK31

ISBN: 0749003278

Condition: Good


Paperback, Second Edition, 575gms, 320 pages. Sir Walter Ralegh was more, much more than Elizabeth 1st's courtier portrayed in the painting; he was truly the Elizabethan incarnate- soldier, sailor, captain of the Queen's guard, explorer and colonizer of the New World, poet, scientist, military engineer and literary patron. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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South Pole Odyssey: Selections from the Antarctic Diaries of Edward Wilson

By: King, Harry (ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Rigby Publishers: 1982

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 000021

ISBN: 0727016555

Condition: Good


Paperback, 176pp incl. index, weighs 285gms. Edward Wilson is one of the great figures of the heroic age of Antarctic exploration. He was a member of Scott's Antarctic expeditions and was one of those who died with Scott on the return journey from the South Pole in 1912. This book is based upon extracts from the diaries he kept on 2 historic Antarctic journeys. This is a good copy. Pages are slightly discoloured and have minor spotting, front cover shows minor wear and tear, small pencil mark on inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Includes b&w and colour illustrations, di... View more info

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Two Against the Ice: Amundsen and Ellsworth

By: Mason, Theodore. K.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRA8

ISBN: 0396080928

Condition: Good


Hardcover with light blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 375gms, 192 pages, blank endpapers. Amundsen, the controversial Norwegian explorer, had conquered the Northwest Passage the South Pole: Ellsworth, son of a wealthy American Industrialist, longed to emulate him. They became a team well suited to each other. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild 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 yo... View more info

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Racing With Death: Douglas Mawson - Antarctic Explorer

By: Riffenburgh, Beau

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, England, Bloomsbury Publishing: 2009

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOAUS354

ISBN: 0747596719

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint, 232gms, 296 pages. The author tells the forgotten story of Douglas Mawson and his death-defying expedition of 1911-14 to Antarctica. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

Walking Sydney: Over 20 Original Walks In and Around Sydney

By: Toghill, Jeff

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Frenchs Forest, Australia, New Holland Publishers: 2004

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: TRAAUS103

ISBN: 1741102103

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, revised edition, 348gms, 199 pages. This companion for the urban explorer - visitor or local - reveals the historic past and modern verve of this sparkling harbour city. it inlcudes 23 original walks, famous sites, easy to follow maps, local insights, access notes, walk lengths, opening times, and public transport. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info