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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 pictur... 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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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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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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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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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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Jacques Cousteau's Amazon Journey

By: Cousteau, Jacques-Yves; and Richards, Mose

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Surry Hills, Australia, RD Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRASA1

ISBN: 0949819794

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1545gms, 235 pages, 250 illustrations, pictorial endpapers. Jacques Cousteau and a team of divers, scientists, photographers and support personnel complete an 18 month long investigation of the great Amazon waterway. Book is in very good condition with only mild general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1.5kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Jacques Cousteau's Papua New Guinea Journey

By: Cousteau, Jacques-Yves; and Richards, Mose

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Surry Hills, Australia, RD Press: 1989

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: TRAPAC24

ISBN: 0864381034

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with yellow boards and pictorial dust jacket, first Australian edition, 1490gms, 224 pages, blue endpapers. In 1988, the Cousteau Society set out to explore the rich aquatic and land environments and the diverse cultures of the eastern half of the large Pacific island of New Guinea. Book is in very good condition with only mild general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear. Spine at dust jacket shows some mild fading, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Cousteau's Papua New Guinea Journey

By: Cousteau, Jacques-Yves; and Richards, Mose

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Surry Hills, Australia, RD Press: 1989

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: TRAPAC26

ISBN: 0864381034

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with yellow boards and pictorial dust jacket, first Australian edition, 1490gms, 224 pages, blue endpapers. In 1988, the Cousteau Society set out to explore the rich aquatic and land environments and the diverse cultures of the eastern half of the large Pacific island of New Guinea. Book is in very good condition with only mild general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Everest: 50 Years of Struggle to Reach the Top of the World

By: Craig, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Carlton Books: 2002

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: 000736

ISBN: 1842228382

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with glossy pictorial boards and pictorial dustjacket, edition not stated (assumed first edition), 988gms, 128 pages. This book provides an amazing insight into the difficulties and hardships encountered in reaching the summit of Everest. It also encapsulates the incredible beauty and magnificence that has inspired so many mountaineers in their attempts to conquer the highest mountain in the world. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only mild shelf wear. There is a small pencil mark on the inside front page, oth... View more info

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Explorers, The

By: Flannery, Tim (ed.)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, The Text Publishing Company: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISAUS400

ISBN: 1876485221

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, reprint, 308gms, 385 pages. Tim Flannery's utterly compelling anthology, documenting almost four centuries of exploration, takes us beyond the frontier into a world of danger, compassion, humour, brutality and death. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen mark from a previous owner on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 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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Lewis & Clark and the Crossing of North America

By: Holloway, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, USA, George Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISUSA14

ISBN: 0525700226

Condition: Good


Hardcover with light green boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 800gms, 224 pages, illustrated pictorial endpapers. Few feats of exploration match the Lewis and Clark expedition in romantic and historic interest. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, mild page discolouration to a few pages. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, previous booksellers stickers on front cover, 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... View more info

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Lasseter's Last Ride: The Works of Ion L. Idriess (Volume 1)

By: Idriess, Ion L.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1939

Edition: National Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: TRAAUS49

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards, dust jacket missing, National Edition, 516gms, 251 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is Volume 1 of 'The Works of Ion L. Idriess' series. Book is signed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads 'To Mother and Dad from Alex. Happy days, Ion L. Idriess, May 1941'. Book is in good condition with moderate general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with moderate shelf wear and rubbing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Please see lis... View more info

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Drums of Mer: The Works of Ion L. Idriess (Volume 6)

By: Idriess, Ion L.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1939

Edition: National Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: TRAAUS47

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards, dust jacket missing, National Edition, 522gms, 378 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is Volume 6 of 'The Works of Ion L. Idriess' series. Book is signed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads 'To Mother and Dad from Alex. Cheery years, Ion L. Idriess, May 1941'. Book is in good condition with moderate general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with moderate shelf wear and rubbing, webbing slightly loose at the rear internal binding, otherwise no other pre-loved marki... View more info

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Madman's Island: The Works of Ion L. Idriess (Volume 12)

By: Idriess, Ion L.

Price: $230.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1939

Edition: National Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: TRAAUS46

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards, dust jacket missing, National Edition, 508gms, 253 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is Volume 12 of 'The Works of Ion L. Idriess' series. Book is signed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads 'To Mother and Dad from Alex. Cheerio and good luck, Ion L. Idriess, May 1941'. Book is in good condition with moderate general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with moderate shelf wear and rubbing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Pl... View more info

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Yellow Joss and Other Tales, The: The Works of Ion L. Idriess (Volume 7)

By: Idriess, Ion L.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1938

Edition: National Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: TRAAUS45

Condition: Good


Hardcover with green boards, dust jacket missing, National Edition, 510gms, 266 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is Volume 7 of 'The Works of Ion L. Idriess' series. Book is signed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads 'To Mother and Dad from Alex. Wishing you the best, Ion L. Idriess, May 1941'. Book is in good condition with moderate general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in good condition with moderate shelf wear and rubbing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Plea... View more info

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Flynn of the Inland: The Works of Ion L. Idriess (Volume 2)

By: Idriess, Ion L.

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1939

Edition: National Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: TRAAUS42

Condition: Fair to Good


Hardcover with green boards, dust jacket missing, National Edition, 488gms, 306 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is Volume 2 of 'The Works of Ion L. Idriess' series. Book is signed by the author on the title page. Inscription reads 'To Mother and Dad from Alex. Jolly good times, Ion L. Idriess, May 1941'. Book is in good condition with moderate general age-related wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in fair condition with moderate to heavy shelf wear and rubbing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book.... View more info