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How to See New Zealand 1938-39

By: N/A

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: Thos. Cook & Son - Wagon-Lits: 1939

Seller ID: 017313

Condition: Good


Moderate general wear to covers. Some corrosion to staples. Internally clean. Binding sound. 51pp View more info

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Pirating the Pacific: Images of Trade, Travel and Tourism

By: Powerhouse Museum

Price: $12.00  $10.80

Publisher: Sydney, Powerhouse Publishing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020374

ISBN: 1863170421

Condition: Very Good


Light general wear to covers. Spine not creased. Former owner's name to inside of front cover, otherwise internally clean. 79pp View more info

Thirty Years in Kashmir

By: Arthur Neve

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017568

Condition: Fair to Good


Red cloth has moderate general wear plus significabt silverfish marks. Sunning to spine. Foxing to edges of page-block. Heavy foxing to feps only. Other light scattered foxing, mainly to page margins. Folt-out map in good order. Library stamp to front pastedown and title-page. Another very small stamp and number to top edge of front pastedown and a minor label abrasion to ffep. Aside from these imperfection, really very good inside and the binding is tight. 316pp View more info

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The Pacific Islands: An Encyclopedia

By: Brij V. Lal and Kate Fortune (Editors)

Price: $45.00  $40.50

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014692

ISBN: 082482265X

Condition: Very Good


Jacket has light to moderate general wear. No tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. Includes CD Rom. 664pp NO INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING - VERY HEAVY VOLUME View more info

Sea-Girt Jungles: The Experiences of a Naturalist with the "St.George" Expedition

By: C. L. Collenette

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016972

Condition: Fair


Re-bound in red cloth. Light wear to cloth. Gilt details to spine. Heavy foxing to edges of page-block. Foxing to preliminaries and last few pages plus scattered foxing elsewhere. Binding tight. 274pp View more info

Scott's Last Expedition - Volume II: Being the Reports of the Journeys and the Scientific Work Undertaken By Dr E. A. Wilson and the Surviving Members of the Expedition.

By: Captain R. F. Scott

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007925

Condition: Fair


Cloth has heavy general wear and some bumping. Moderate sunning to spine. Heavy age-toning to edges of page block. Heavy foxing to preliminaries and last few pages. Former owner's name and date (1914) to ffep. Original bookseller's ink stamp to ffep. Moderate stain to front pastedown only. Text clean. Binding tight. 431pp View more info

Far East

By: Cecil Beaton

Price: $12.00  $10.80

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015483

Condition: Good


Jacket has moderate general wear and s few small tears to top edge. 3cm x 6cm clipped from front flap. Foxing to inside of jacket but barely visible on exterior. Some foxing to edges of page-block. Light wear to cloth. Light foxing to preliminaries and rear endpapers. A few other scattered spots internally (wartime paper stock) but really quite clean. Binding tight. 110pp View more info

Remote People

By: Evelyn Waugh and Michael Davie (Editor)

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008185

Condition: Fair


Heavy wear to cloth with bumping to corners and fraying to ends of spine. Moderate lean to fore-edge only of spine. Some sunning to spine. Heavy foxing to edges of page block. Pastedown are moderately foxed and have some abrasions and stains. A 1936 date stamp to rear pastedown. Moderate scattered foxing throughout book. Also some stains (tea?) to a few pages. Hinges are split but the leaves remain secure. A reading copy of a scarce first edition. 240pp View more info

Sepik Diary

By: Frank Hodgkinson

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: South Melbourne, Richard Griffin: 1982

Edition: First Edition of 1500 Copies

Seller ID: 018887

ISBN: 0959303006

Condition: Very Good


Jacket has light general wear plus a small (5mm) tear to front flap witth associated minor crease. Front and rear of jacket present as near fine. Minimal foxing to edges of page-block. Internally clean. Binding tight. Unpaginated. View more info

The Siege And Conquest Of The North Pole

By: George Bryce

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: London, Gibbings & Company: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020543

Condition: Good


Green cloth has moderate wear plus some minor marks. Foxing to edges of page-block. Foxing to feps, otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 334pp View more info

Behind the Ranges: Patrolling in New Guinea

By: J. P. Sinclair

Price: $18.00  $16.20

Publisher: Melbourne University Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020257

Condition: Good


Clipped jacket has moderate general wear, a couple of very small losses and a taped repair at head of spine. Former owner's details to title-page, otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 230pp View more info

Picturesque New Guinea: With an Historical Introduction and Supplementary Chapters on the Manners and Customs of the Papuans

By: J. W. Lindt

Price: $100.00  $90.00

Publisher: Port Moresby, New Guinea, Gordon & Gotch (P.N.G.): 1980

Edition: Facsimile Edition of 1000 Copies

Seller ID: 019470

ISBN: 0909093202

Condition: Very Good


Minimal wear to covers. Internally clean. Binding tight. 194pp View more info

Up from South: Prospector in New Guinea, 1931-37

By: Jack O'Neill and James Sinclair (Editor)

Price: $18.00  $16.20

Publisher: OUP Australia and New Zealand: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020252

ISBN: 0195505670

Condition: Very Good


Jacket has light general wear plus minor sunning to spine. Book clean. Binding tight. 199pp View more info

The Australian in London and America

By: James Francis Hogan

Price: $12.00  $10.80

Publisher: London, Ward & Downey: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014648

Condition: Poor


Very heavy general wear to cloth. Some losses to cloth at head and foot of spine. Cloth detached at spine. Age-toning to edges of page-block. Split to front hinge and partial split to rear hinge. 5cm x 9cm excision to half-title page and rear fep and last page of adverts excised. Some small losses to page 14 of advertisements. Scattered foxing and a few notations. Very scarce. 280pp View more info

Baedeker's Southern Italy with Excursions to Sardinia, Malta, Triploli and Corfu

By: Karl Baedeker

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Germany, Karl Baedeker, Publisher: 1930

Edition: Seventeenth Revised Edition

Seller ID: 016244

Condition: Good


Light general wear to red leatherette covers. Marbled edges to page-block. Former owner's name and date to front pastedown and antiquarian bookseller's small ink stamp to opposite page. There are some pencil marks and pencil notations to margins and guide book listing....part of the charm of this old guide book. The maps appear to be in excellent order, though the map of Sicilia is detached and has a couple of short tears. Binding sound. Overall a good copy that has been... View more info

Baedeker's The Riviera, South-Eastern France and Corsica. The Italian Lakes and Lake of Geneva

By: Karl Baedeker

Price: $80.00  $72.00

Publisher: Leipzig, Germany, Karl Baedeker, Publisher: 1931

Seller ID: 016245

Condition: Good


Moderate general wear to red leatherette covers plus minimal sunning to spine. Marbled edges to page-block. Former owner's name and date to front pastedown and antiquarian bookseller's small ink stamp on same. There are some pencil marks and pencil notations to margins ....part of the charm of this old guide book. The maps appear to be in excellent order. Binding sound. Overall a good copy that has been well looked after. 480pp View more info

Present-Day Morocco

By: Major O. H. Warne M.C.

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016239

Condition: Good


Cloth has light general wear and some sunning. Foxing to edges of page-block. Foxing to endpapers and pastedowns. A 2cm tear to top of page 88. Contains some pencil notes, underlinings etc...in this case part of the charm of the book! Binding tight. 260pp plus advertisements. View more info

Through Gasa Land and the Scene of the Portuguese Agression: The Journey of a Hunter in Search of Gold and Ivory

By: Parker Gillmore ("Ubique")

Price: $150.00  $135.00

Publisher: London, Harrison and Sons:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016860

Condition: Fair


Cloth has heavy general wear and some moderate pale stains. Gilt lettering to spine still quite bright. Edges of page-block browned. Three small ink stamps of former owners to front pastedown. Heavy foxing to preliminaries and rear endpapers. Some other scattered light foxing mainly to page margins. A moderate loss to top corner of rear fep. Fold out map in good order but moderately foxed to the back. The text is really very clean and bright. Binding tight. Undated (1890... View more info

O Rio de Janeiro Na Rota dos Mares Do Sul (Rio Dde Janeiro on the Route to the Southern Seas)

By: Pedro da Cunha e Menezes

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: Rio de Janeiro, Andrea Jakobsson Estudio: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017591

ISBN: 8588742136

Condition: Good


Light general wear to boards plus minor bump to bottom corners. Two large gift inscriptions to half-title page - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. Portuguese text with English translation and captions. 237pp View more info

Midway Mediterranean Cruise 1954

By: Raymond M. D'Argenio (Editor)

Price: $120.00  $108.00

Publisher: Norfolk, Virginia, Hanson Enterprises: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017494

Condition: Very Good


Light wear and age-toning to cloth. Age-toning to edges of page-block. Internally clean. Binding tight. Unpaginated. Additional international shipping. View more info

Fuzzy-Wuzzy Tales

By: Reuben Hare

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., Review and Herald Publishing Association: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016655

Condition: Good


Moderate general wear to cloth. Foxing to edges of page-block. Very minor foxing to preliminaries and occasional page margins - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 191pp View more info

Isle of Man Illustrated

By: Rev. John Quine

Price: $70.00  $63.00

Publisher: Bournemouth, England, Mate's Illustrated Guides: 1908

Edition: Ninth Edition

Seller ID: 017784

Condition: Fair


Black boards with gilt title to front. The front cover is ugly due to being covered in abrasions and brown paper remnants. Inscription dated 1912 to ffep. Heavy foxing to pastedowns and feps. Light scattered foxing to other page margins but really quite clean internally. Crease to Douglas Bay panoramic fold-out. Page 99 and Appendix detached but extant. Other pages secure. Wonderful plates and advertisements. 99pp plus Appendix. Very scarce. View more info

The Traveller's Handbook to Normandy & Brittany

By: Roy Elson

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: London, Simkin, Marshall & Co.: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016242

Condition: Very Good


Light general wear to covers. Small secondhand bookseller's ink stamp to ffep. There are some pencil underlinings and marks to the page margins....part of the charm in this case! Only lightly pencilled in so easily erased. Otherwise in exceptional condition for an 85 year-old book. 556pp View more info

The Art of Captain Cook's Voyages. Volume One: The Voyage of the Endeavour 1768-1771. Volume Two: The Voyage of the Resolution & Adventure 1772-1775

By: Rudiger Joppien and Bernard Smith

Price: $160.00  $144.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Oxford University Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016214

Condition: Very Good


Jacket has light general wear and no tears. Protected in loose Mylar covers. Mylar on Volume Two is scratched to rear. Both volumes have minimal foxing to edges of page-block. Volume one has light foxing to half-title page - otherwise internally clean. Volume Two internally clean. Bindings tight. 247pp and 274pp ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGE View more info

Kashmir

By: Sir Francis E. Younghusband

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1933

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 013014

Condition: Fair


Unclipped jacket has heavy general wear, age-toning, moderate loss to head of spine. Several very small tears and losses. Front of jacket also has a 3cm tear to top adjacent to spine but presents as fair. Moderate wear to cloth. Foxing to edges of page-block. Moderate foxing throughout and a few pencil marks. Binding tight. 238pp View more info

Vic Widman's Classic Outback Tracks

By: Vic Widman

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: Warriewood, New South Wales, Boiling Billy Publications: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016029

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 270pp Classic 4WD Tracks of the Australian Outback follows on from Vic Widman's previous guide, Travelling the Outback. In that book he gave his invaluable advice on planning and preparing for an outback 4WD adventure - in this guide Vic picks the classic tracks, including the Gunbarrel Highway, Canning Stock Route and Birdsville Track. View more info

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Asia's Legendary Hotels: The Romance of Travel

By: William Warren

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Singapore, Periplus Editions: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018264

ISBN: 079460174X

Condition: Very Good


Jacket has moderate general wear. Tiny nicks to top corners. Minor marks to title-page from facing plate. Otherwise internally clean. Binding sound. 208pp View more info