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PIRATE FLAG WITH RED BANDANA
1 PIRATE FLAG WITH RED BANDANA

PIRATE FLAG WITH RED BANDANA. Large flag suitable for inside or outside 90cm x 150cm. Suitable for hanging from Flag Pole. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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PLAIN TALES FROM THE RAJ, Allen Charles  Edited By
2 Allen Charles Edited By PLAIN TALES FROM THE RAJ
Futura, London 1988 0860074552 / 9780860074557 Card Cover Excellent 18cm 
That extraordinary world of crows and dust sunsets, of dinner parties that started with anchovy toast and ended seven courses later with little glass bowls full of water and hibiscus flowers to wash the fingers in, of cane chairs on club verandahs, and damp sugar full of ants, of shining Indian rivers and beautiful women, pure nostalgia and irresistible. 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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THE PACIFIC   Hell Was an Ocean Away, Ambrose Hugh
3 Ambrose Hugh THE PACIFIC Hell Was an Ocean Away
Text Publishing Melbourne 2010 1921656107 / 9781921656101 1st Edition Card Cover Good to Very Good Heavy Book Over 500gms 24 Cm 
The text follows three US Marines and their fellow marines from their first battle with the Japanese on Guadalcanal, through the rainforests of Cape Gloucester and the strongholds of Peleliu, across the bloody sands of Iwo Jima and through the horror of Okinawa and finally to their triumphant but uneasy return home after V-J Day. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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A BLUE HAND, The Beats in India, Baker Deborah
4 Baker Deborah A BLUE HAND, The Beats in India
The Penguin Press, New York 2008 1594201587 / 9781594201585 1st Edition Hardcover New Book As New 24cm 
NEW BOOK "A Blue Hand is the story of Allen Ginsberg and friends and of their search for God, for love and for peace in the shadow of the atomic bomb. It is also a story of India, its gods and its poets, its politics and its place in the American imagination." 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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5 Barr Pat A CURIOUS LIFE FOR A LADY The Story of Isabella Bird, Traveller Extraordinary
Penguin, UK 1985 0140079211 / 9780140079210 Card Cover Good 20cm 
When in 1872 at the age of forty, the rather earnest daughter of a country parson abandoned the rectory nest and began her pioneering journeys to some of the most inhospitable corners of the world, she was aware that she was escaping the frustrations and shackles of Victorian middle class life. As she remarked "travellers are privileged to do the most improper things". 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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6 Chase Nicholas LOCKSLEY
HEINEMANN, lONDON 1983 434122173 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Excellent Book Weighs Over 500gms 25 Cm 
Filled with the sounds of battle, the brilliant pageantry of court and set in the Middle Ages, this is an absorbing narrative of excitement and romance. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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WHITE MUGHALS   Love and Betrayal in Eighteenth Century India, Dalrymple William
7 Dalrymple William WHITE MUGHALS Love and Betrayal in Eighteenth Century India
Harper Collins, London 2002 0002256762 / 9780002256766 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Excellent Heavy Book Over 500gms 24 Cm 
"In White Mughals, William Dalrymple discovers a world almost entirely unexplored by history and places at its centre a compelling tale of love, seduction and betrayal." Includes very detailed and well researched factual accounts of the time and the text is supported with diagrams, photographs and full page colour illustrations. 
Price: 44.00 AUD
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A TRAVELLER IN CHINA, Dodwell Christina
8 Dodwell Christina A TRAVELLER IN CHINA
Hodder and Stoughton, London 1985 0340376406 / 9780340376409 1st Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 24cm 
Christina Dodwell's journeybegins with a four day bus ride to the fabled city of Kashgar. This is a rich and rewarding book, packed with sharp visual pictures and acutely individual observations on a country and a people who have made dramatic social changes since Dodwell wrote this book. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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BEYOND SIBERIA, Dodwell Christina
9 Dodwell Christina BEYOND SIBERIA
Hodder & Stoughton London 1993 0340562730 / 9780340562734 1st Edition Card Cover Very Good 24 Cm 
A fascinating account of the author's travels into the remote areas of the Russian state of Kamchatka. Includes colour photographs and maps. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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MADAGASCAR TRAVELS, Dodwell Christina
10 Dodwell Christina MADAGASCAR TRAVELS
England Hodder and Stoughton 1995 0340625635 / 9780340625637 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Excellent 24.5cm 
Madagascar Travels is Christina Dodwell's eighth travel book. Her four month journey to Madagascar began in the highlands where, travelling by horse-drawn stage coach, she encounters a healer, a village poet and families who perform bone-turning rites for the wellbeing of their ancestors. A fascinating book including many photographs supporting the well researched and presented text. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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BLUE RIVER, BLACK SEA   A Journey Along the Danube Into the Heart of the New Europe, Eames Andrew
11 Eames Andrew BLUE RIVER, BLACK SEA A Journey Along the Danube Into the Heart of the New Europe
Black Swan, UK 2010 97805527757076 Card Cover As New NEW BOOK 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Andrew Eames journeyed along the length of the Danube from the Black Forest in Germany to Romania travelling by bicycle, horse, boat and on foot. He encountered would be kings, walks with gypsies and many others along the way. Fascinating armchair reading, colourful and poignant. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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12 Eberhardt Isabelle WRITINGS FROM THE SAND VOLUME 2 Collected Works of Isabelle Eberhardt
Lincoln and London University of Nebraska Press 2014 0803217552 / 9780803217553 1st Soft Cover Edition Card Cover As New Very Heavy Book 22 Cm 
Born in 1877 in Geneva, Isabelle Eberhardt became a rebel at an early age, Multilingual, she studied the Arabic language and Islamic culture and eventually converted to Islam. She traveled through North Africa, write about her experiences and married an Alberian. This second volume exemplifies her creation of identity in fiction as her writing explores the world of prostitutes, Bedouins, and French colonists in exotic tales of love and conquest. 
Price: 85.00 AUD
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STAR OF THE MORNING   The Extraordinary Life of Lady Hester Stanhope, Ellis Kirsten
13 Ellis Kirsten STAR OF THE MORNING The Extraordinary Life of Lady Hester Stanhope
Harper Press, London 2008 0007170300 / 9780007170302 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Excellent Heavy Book Over 500gms 24 Cm 
Ambitious, daring and uncompromising Lady Hester Stanhope was never cut out for a conventional life. After the death of her uncle, the Prime Minister William Pitt the younger, Lady Hester set sail with her lover for the Mediterranean and Con stantinople. Lady Hester was the first Western woman to cross the Syrian desert, where she was hailed by the Bedouin as the Star of the Morning. Hers was a life of adventure and intrigue yet in the years following her death her remarkable story has been largely dismissed until the publication of this ground breaking biography drawing on fresh research from three continents, it ressurrects Hester as a complex courageous woman bringing to life her hidden loves, friendships and ambitions. 
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GIBRALTAR   A Hitory of a Fortress, Ernle Bradford
14 Ernle Bradford GIBRALTAR A Hitory of a Fortress
Rupert Hart-Davis London 1971 0246640391 / 9780246640390 1st Edition Hard Cover Good Good in Protective Cover Ex-Library 23cm 
Library stamp inside. Well researched account of the history of Gibraltar, from an author who is well qualified to write the history for he has known it both as a naval officer and in later years as a visiting yachtsman. 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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15 Fleming Fergus THE SWORD AND THE CROSS
Granta Publications, London 2003 1862075271 / 9781862075276 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Excellent Heavy Book Over 500gms 24 Cm 
"a story of two fanatical adventurers who helped make the conquest of the Sahara possible. Viscomte Charles de Foucauld and Henry Laperrine, friends and contemporaries were both devoted to the glory of France and each of them found hisvocation in the desert. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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16 Forster E.M. WHERE ANGELS FEAR TO TREAD, THE LONGEST JOURNEY, A ROOM WITH A VIEW, HOWARDS END, A PASSAGE TO INDIA All Complete and Unabridged
Heinemann, London 1978 0905712226 / 9780905712222 Hard Cover Excellent Excellent Book Weighs Over 500gms 24 Cm 
E.M. Forster's five famous classic novels are all included in this volume. Forster is one of the most important writers of the 20th Century, when Howards End was published in 1910 it was received with extravagant acclaim by eminent critics and since then all his novels have reached a vast, world-wide general public. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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A VOYAGER OUT   The Life of Mary Kingsley, Frank Katherine
17 Frank Katherine A VOYAGER OUT The Life of Mary Kingsley
Hamish Hamilton London 1987 0241120748 / 9780241120743 1st UK Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Ex-Library 24cm Heavy Book Over 500 Gms
Katherine Frank, who has lived for over six years in West Africa, makes use of previously unpublished letters and journals to write a first rate biography of this brave solitary woman. 
Price: 19.00 AUD
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TRAVELS WITH A TYPEWRITER    A Reporter at Large, Frayn Michael
18 Frayn Michael TRAVELS WITH A TYPEWRITER A Reporter at Large
Faber & Faber London 2009 0571240895 / 9780571240890 1st Edition Hard Cover New Book New Book and Dust Jacket NEW BOOK 22cm 
A hugely entertaining collection of Michael Frayn's travel writing from the sixties and seventies, including pieces on Germany, Cuba, Israel, Japan and Russia. NEW BOOK 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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INDIA CALLING   An Intimate Portrait of a Nation's Remaking, Giridharadas Anand
19 Giridharadas Anand INDIA CALLING An Intimate Portrait of a Nation's Remaking
Henry Holt and Company, New York 2011 0805091777 / 9780805091779 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Excellent 24 Cm 
A contemporary look at modern India. The Author returns to the land of his ancestors, amid an unlikely economic boom. He was interested less in its gold rush than in its cultural upheaval, as a new generation has sought to reconcile old traditions and customs with new ambitions and dreams. This is a fascinating, insightful look into the social and cultural lives of the modern India. 
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CAUGHT IN THE CROSSFIRE   A Woman Journalist's Breathtaking Experiences in War Torn Afghanistan, Goodwin Jan
20 Goodwin Jan CAUGHT IN THE CROSSFIRE A Woman Journalist's Breathtaking Experiences in War Torn Afghanistan
Macdonald & Co. Ltd., London 1987 0356144046 / 9780356144047 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Heavy Book > 500gms Packed 22cm 
The author a British born award winning journalist and investigative reported disguised herself as a guerilla, her red hair dyed black and her skin stained to a weather beaten brown she entered Afghanistan and travelled on foot, muleback and by jeep into the war zones with the Afghan resistance. A remarkable story providing first-hand accounts of resistance behind the lines during the Russian occupation. 
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