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Voyages and Travels : Mainly in the Pacific

By: N/A

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Hordern House: 1991

Edition: Illustrated Catalogue

Seller ID: 002205


Covers have light wear. Internally bright and clean. Includes price list. Unpaginated. View more info

A Pictorial and Descriptive Guide to Llandudno and North Wales (Northern Section)

By: N/A

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co:

Edition: Seventh Revised Edition

Seller ID: 003635


Red covers have heavy wear and bumping. Partial split to front hinge but binding ok. Sunning and age-toning to spine. Scattered minor foxing to page margins. Fold-out maps good. Text and plates clean. Undated but circa 1914. Great period maps and many fascinating advertisements. View more info

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Antarctica: First Impressions 1773-1930

By: Sellick, Douglas

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: Western Australia, Fremantle Arts Centre Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007262


Light wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 253pp View more info

Pacific Islands Volume I: General Survey

By: N/A

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Naval Intelligence Division: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007382


Cloth has moderate to heavy wear. Sunning to spine. Foxing to edges of page block. Foxing to rear pastedown and pocket - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. Map in rear pocket has some creases but is in good order. 599pp View more info

Nokia: Sanoinn Ja Kuvin (Words and Pictures)

By: N/A

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Tampere, Finland, Hameen Kirjapaino Oy: 1957

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 009132


Jacket has heavy wear, several tears, small losses and foxing. Cloth has light general wear and bumping to top corners. Moderate foxing to pastedowns, feps and half-title page. Former owner's name to title-page - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. Text in Finnish and Swedish, with photo captions also in English. A fascinating pictorial social document of life in Finland c. 1957. Especially so as the town is the home of what became the giant company 'Nokia'. At th... View more info

Exploration and Travel with the Polar Sale- Thursday 23 September 2004

By: N/A

Price: $28.00  $25.20

Publisher: London, Christie's: 2004

Edition: Auction Catalogue

Seller ID: 010726


Light wear to covers. Spine not crease. Feint pencil impression and associated rubbing to top corner of half-title page only. 266pp View more info

Christie's Exploration and Travel - Thursday 17 September 1998

By: N/A

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: London, Christie's: 1998

Edition: Auction Catalogue

Seller ID: 013739


Covers have light general wear plus a 3cm crease to top front corner. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 240pp View more info

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


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

First Over Everest

By: Air-Commodore P.F. Fellowes et al

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001308


Boards worn, faded, bumped with wear at top of spine. Previous owner's neat illustration to front pastedown. Internally clean. 3D glasses in torn pocket have some damage. 279pp View more info

A Pilgrim's Way in New Zealand

By: Alan Mulgan

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002180


Boards have moderate to heavy wear plus some sunning. Moderate foxing to edges of page block. Staining to half of each endpaper. Half-split to rear hinge. Light foxing to preliminaries. Internally clean. Rough-cut fore and bottom edges of page block. 142pp View more info

Paris

By: Andre George

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: London, Nicholas Kaye: 1957

Seller ID: 003884


Clipped jacket has moderate wear, foxing and a few small tears. 2cm x 1cm diamond shape cut-out from front flap. Front of jacket presents well (see photo). Light to moderate foxing to preliminaries and rear endpaper/pastedown. Age-toning to top edge of page block. Otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. Includes wonderful 1950s photographs. 248pp 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


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 [With CDROM]

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

Price: $60.00  $54.00

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014692


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


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: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007925


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: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015483


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

Travels in Arabia Deserta: By Charles M. Doughty, with a New Preface By T. E. Lawrence and All Original Maps, Plans & Illustrations

By: Charles M. Doughty

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape & the Medici Society: 1926

Edition: Thin-paper Ed. Complete and Unabridged

Seller ID: 012206


Heavy wear to cloth with partial external splits to hinges. Binding remains sound. Foxing to edges of page-block, pastedowns and feps. Former owner's bookplate to front pastedown. Minor scattered foxing to page margins. A small tear to map at rear. 623pp and 690pp (2 volumes in one) View more info

The Syrian Desert

By: Christina Phelps Grant

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011235


Cloth has moderate wear and some marks. Foxing to edges of page-block. Large signature to half-title page. Small signature and tear to front pastedown. Light foxing to preliminaries and pages adjacent to fold-out maps (which are in excellent order). Moderate to heavy foxing to last few pages. Binding sound. 410pp View more info

The Lost Photographs of Captain Scott

By: David M. Wilson

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: London, Little Brown: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015302


Jacket has moderate general wear and a couple of small nicks. Book clean. Binding tight. 191pp View more info

Bali

By: Donald McKie

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: Sydney, Angus and Robertson: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015566


Unclipped jacket has moderate general wear and small tears to head of spine. Foxing to edges of page-block. Tape marks to pastedowns and feps. Otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 155pp View more info

In Afrikas Wildkammern als Forscher und J├Ąger

By: Dr Arthur Berger

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Berlin, Verlagsbuchhandlung Paul Parey: 1922

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 015583


Cloth has moderate general wear and foxing. Age-toning to edges of page-block. Some foxing to page margins - otherwise internall clean. Binding sound. German text. 327pp View more info

The Living Traditions of Old Kyoto

By: Durston, Diane;Birmingham, Lucy;Fujii, Lucy Birmingham

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Kodansha International: 1995

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006969


Unclipped jacket has light general wear and a chip to top front corner.Book clean. Binding tight. Scarce hard cover edition of the classic guide. 111pp View more info

Through the Gates of Seoul: Trails and Tales of Yi Dynasty Volumes I and II

By: Edward B. Adams

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: Seoul, Korea, Taewon Publishing Company:

Edition: Second Editions

Seller ID: 015821


Published 1974 and 1977. Jackets have moderate general wear and Volume I has a 1cm tear to top front corner. Foxing to edges of page-blocks. Some foxing to feps and half-title pages. Otherwise internally clean. Bindings tight. 393pp and 410pp HEAVY SET - NO INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING View more info

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Citizen Labillardiere: A Naturalist's Life in Revolution and Exploration (1755-1834)

By: Edward Duyker and Coralie Younger

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Miegunyah Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019935


Book and jacket very clean. Binding tight. 383pp View more info

Face Value: Women in Papua and New Guinea

By: Elizabeth Durack

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: Sydney, Ure Smith: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005373


Unclipped jacket has heavy general wear and browning to edges. No tears. Light foxing to pastedowns and endpapers only - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 127pp 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


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

Views of a Vanishing Frontier

By: Ewers, John;Hunt, Sir David;Porter, Joseph;Gallagher, Marsah

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: Omaha, Nebraska, Center for Western Studies, Joslyn Art Museum: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008769


Jacket has moderate general wear plus some chipping, mainly to head and foot of spine. Moderate wear to cloth. Light foxing to edges of page block, preliminaries and last couple of pages. Text and plates clean. Binding tight. 103pp View more info

The Country Round Haileybury

By: F. W. Headley and W. Kennedy

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: Cambridge, England, Privately Printed at The University Press, Cambidge: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005590


Moderate wear to blue cloth. Bumping to corners. Gilt to spine bright. Rough-cut page edges have typical foxing. A few specks to endpapers - otherwise internally clean. Both maps in front and rear pockets are in excellent order. A superior example.185pp View more info

Estancias Para Pasar Unos Dias / Estancias to Spend a Few Days: Provincia de Buenos Aires

By: Fernandez Bonilla, Alvaro

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Papers Editores: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014882


Jacket has light general ear and no tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 191pp View more info

The Peregrination of Fernao Mendes Pinto: Soldier of Fortune, Trader, Pirate, Agent, Ambassador, during Twenty-One Years in Ethiopia, Persia, Malaya, India, Burma, Siam, Cochin-China, East Indies, China, Japan. Sailing Unchartered Oriental Seas, He Was Fi

By: Fernao Mendes Pinto, Michael Lowery and Dr Luis Sousa Rebelo (Translation)

Price: $35.00  $31.50

Publisher: Manchester, England, Carcanet in association with the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and the Discoveries Commission: 1992

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 014415


Jacket has moderate general wear and no tears. Minimal foxing to top edge of page-block. Internally clean. Binding tight. 280pp View more info

Sepik Diary

By: Frank Hodgkinson

Price: $70.00  $63.00

Publisher: South Melbourne, Richard Griffin: 1982

Edition: First Edition of 1500 Copies

Seller ID: 018887


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

Shackleton's Argonauts: The Epic Tale of Shackleton's Voyage to Antarctica

By: Frank Hurley

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, McGraw-Hill: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011265


Jacket has light general wear, a single spot of foxing on rear aand no tears. Light wear to cloth. Light foxing to edges of page-block. A few spots of foxing to preliminaries - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 185pp View more info

The Lost World of the Amazon

By: Franz Eichhorn

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: London, The Travel Book Club:

Seller ID: 002249


Boards have moderate wear and sunning. Spine coked but binding sound. Previous owner's name to ffep. Light foxing to preliminaries, last few pages and edges oif page block. Internally clean and binding sound. Undated but circa 1960. 188pp View more info

Cold Recall: Roald Amundsen's Reflections from The South Pole

By: Geir O. Klover (Editor)

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: Oslo, Norway, The Fram Museum: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013114


Light wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 132pp View more info

The Siege and Conquest of the North Pole

By: George Bryce

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: London, Gibbings & Company: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010155


Cloth has moderate wear, a few marks and a very small (2mm) ding/loss adjacent to spine. Gilt title to spine moderately bright. Heavy age-toning to 'rough-cut'edges of page block. Usual off-set staining to feps - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 334pp View more info

Belgium

By: George W. T. Omond

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: London, A & C Black: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 008172


Cloth has heavy wear and foxing, 2cm x 6cm section of cloth missing at head of spine. Age-toning to edges of page block. Inscription to ffep. Heavy foxing to pastedowns, feps and half-title page. Some lighter scattered foxing through the book and moderate water stain to bottom margins of pages. Another stain to rear endpapers. Hinges internally split but pages remain securely bound. Text and plates are clean. A reading copy. 390pp View more info

Washed by Four Seas: An English Officer's Travels in the Near East

By: H. C. Woods

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018680


Very heavy wear to cloth. Tear along front edge of spine. Foxing to edges of page-block. Foxing throughout. Pages 231 to 234 and adjacent plate detached but extant. A complete and servicable reading copy. 316pp View more info

Africa Explored: Europeans in the Dark Continent, 1769-1889

By: Hibbert, Christopher

Price: $10.00  $9.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007967


Unclipped jacket has moderate general wear, sunning to spine and foxing tio verso (not apparent from front). Light wear to cloth. Light foxing to edges of page block. Internally clean. Binding tight. 336pp View more info

Beyond the Kubea

By: J. G. Hides

Price: $40.00  $36.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012188


Moderate wear to cloth. Lean to spine. Moderate foxing to edges of page-block. Former owner's details and date (1941) to front pastedown. Foxing to preliminaries and last few pages. Some internal foxing to margins but text generally clean. Binding sound. 174pp 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


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

Dylan Thomas's Places

By: James A. Davies

Price: $30.00  $27.00

Publisher: Swansea, Wales, Christopher Davies: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012290


Clipped jacket has light wear and no tears. Light foxing to top edge of page-block. Internally clean. Binding tight. 210pp View more info

The Australian in London and America

By: James Francis Hogan

Price: $50.00  $45.00

Publisher: London, Ward & Downey: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014648


Very heavy general wear to cloth. Some losses to cloth at head and foot of 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

Edinburgh

By: John Fulleylove and Rosaline Masson

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: London, Adam and Charles Black: 1912

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 002433


Boards have have heavy wear and some bumping. Age toning to edges of page block. Some staining to preliminaries and rear endpapers plus staining to hinge between pages vi and vii - otherwise internally clean and binding sound. 176pp View more info

When Men and Mountains Meet

By: John Keay

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, HarperCollins Publishers India: 2000

Edition: First Indian Edition

Seller ID: 007131


Light wear to jacket. Light wear to cloth. Internally clean. Binding tight. 277pp 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


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


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

Baedeker's Northern Italy including Ravenna, Florence and Pisa - Baedeker

By: Karl Baedeker

Price: $35.00  $31.50

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

Edition: Fifteenth Revised Edition

Seller ID: 016246


Moderate general wear to red leatherette covers plus a couple of very small tears at foot of spine and minimal sunning to spine. Marbled edges to page-block. Former owner's name twice and date once on front pastedown. Facing page has the name again plus an antiquarian bookseller's small ink stamp. There are some pencil marks and pencil notations to page margins, guide book listing, the reverse of some maps and the rear fep. ....part of the charm of this old guide book. T... View more info

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Across Greenland's Ice-Fields

By: M. Douglas

Price: $25.00  $22.50

Publisher: London, Thomas N and Sons: 1902

Seller ID: 004296


Light general wear to boards. Moderate bumping to corners and ends of spine. Prize label to front pastedown. Heavy foxing to edges of page block. Off-setting to endpapers and heavy foxing to pastedowns. Two ink stamps and moderate foxing to preliminaries. Light foxing to last few pages. Text bright and clean. Front and spine present very well. Binding tight. 218pp View more info

Present-Day Morocco

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

Price: $15.00  $13.50

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016239


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

Osaka

By: Mataji Miyamoto et al

Price: $20.00  $18.00

Publisher: Osaka, Japan, Toppan Sales Co.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009990


Minimal wear to cloth. Moderate foxing to half-title page only and a few finger marks to gold preliminary page - otherwise internally clean. Silk cloth in excellent condition. Binding tight. Slipcase has light general wear plus some minor sunning to two edges. English and Japanese text. A lavishly produced collection of photographs and essays. 200pp View more info