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AT BERTRAM'S HOTEL, Christie Agatha
1 Christie Agatha AT BERTRAM'S HOTEL
The Crime Club, Collins, London 1980 0002310015 / 9780002310017 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 21cm 
Very nice copy, hard cover with unclipped dust jacket. Jacket designed by Kenneth Farnhill. 
Price: 38.00 AUD
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A TRAVELLER IN CHINA, Dodwell Christina
2 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
3 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
4 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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5 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. 
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STAR OF THE MORNING   The Extraordinary Life of Lady Hester Stanhope, Ellis Kirsten
6 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. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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A VOYAGER OUT   The Life of Mary Kingsley, Frank Katherine
7 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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CAUGHT IN THE CROSSFIRE   A Woman Journalist's Breathtaking Experiences in War Torn Afghanistan, Goodwin Jan
8 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. 
Price: 17.00 AUD
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A STONE'S THROW  Travels from Africa in Six Decades, Hamilton Genesta
9 Hamilton Genesta A STONE'S THROW Travels from Africa in Six Decades
Hutchinson, London 1986 0091659108 / 9780091659103 1st Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Heavy Book > 500gms Packed 24 Cm 
A compilation of various travel journeys to Africa starting before the first world war by inveterate world traveller Genesta Hamilton. Her taste for adventure and new horizons is infectious and the book is filled with anecdotes of her travel in Africa and spans more than fifty years. Includes b/w photographs taken during that time. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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ON SLEDGE AND HORSEBACK TO OUTCAST SIBERIAN LEPERS, Marsden Kate
10 Marsden Kate ON SLEDGE AND HORSEBACK TO OUTCAST SIBERIAN LEPERS
Phoenix Press, London 2001 1842123971 / 9781842123973 Card Cover Very Good 21.5cm Introduction By Eric Newby 
An extraordinary and very readable story of a formidable Victorian lade why was so moved by the plight of lepers that she undertook a marathon journey from 1890 to 1892 to leper colonies in Siberia. Having served as a nurse in Bulgaria during 1878 tending the casualties of the Russian-Turkish War, Kate Marsden saw at first-hand the horrors of leprosy and determined to plan a journey to the leper colonies of Yakutsk, 2000 miles across the wastes of Siberia. 
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11 Morton-Evans Christine & Michael THE FLOWER HUNTER, The Remarkable Life of Ellis Rowan
Simon & Schuster Australia 2008 0731812859 / 9780731812851 1st Edition Card Cover Very Good Heavy Book > 500gms Packed 23cm 
Ellis Rowan was one of Australia's most accomplished artists and an incredible adventurer. During World War 1 she went alone into the tropical jungles of New Guinea in search of all 72 known species of the Bird of Paradise. Not only was she the first white woman to do such a thing, she was also 70 years old. 
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FREEDOM OF THE SKIES   Adventure Around the World in a Light Aircraft, Moss Margi
12 Moss Margi FREEDOM OF THE SKIES Adventure Around the World in a Light Aircraft
Airlife England 1997 1853109061 / 9781853109065 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Excellent 23cm 
In June 1989 Margi and Gerard Moss took off from Rio de Janeiro in a single engined airoplane to embark on a journey in which they travelled the world for the adventure of a lifetime. This is their amazing story. 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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PASSAGE FROM THE RAJ   Story of a Family 1770-1939, Naish Nora
13 Naish Nora PASSAGE FROM THE RAJ Story of a Family 1770-1939
Champak Press, London 2005 0954823202 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Excellent Heavy Book Over 500gms 25cm 
This autobiography is about a family growing up under the Raj at a time when old ideas of Empire were shifting it is also the story of older generations of the family, old India hands, from the eighteenth century living and working in a different India and being dazzled by the richness and complexity of the culture of this strange country they'd gone out to meet and the beauty of its landscapes. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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AMELIA EDWARDS   Traveller, Novelist and Egyptologist, Rees Joan
14 Rees Joan AMELIA EDWARDS Traveller, Novelist and Egyptologist
The Rubicon Press London 1998 0948695609 / 9780948695605 1st Soft Cover Edition Card Cover Very Good 23cm 
Amelia Edwards was Founder of the Egypt Exploration Society as well as a novelist, writer and journalist. This biography traces her development from multi-gifted child to adventurous and unconventional woman to her life as dedicated and reclusive worker in the cause of exploring and safeguarding the antiquities of Egypt. 
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BIRDS OF PASSAGE   Henrietta Clive's Travels in South India 1798-1801, Shields Nancy K.
15 Shields Nancy K. BIRDS OF PASSAGE Henrietta Clive's Travels in South India 1798-1801
Eland, London 2009 1906011370 / 9781906011376 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Excellent 25 Cm 
The journals of Lady Henrietta Clive, a independent minded traveller are amoung the very earliest written accounts of India by a British woman. She travelled through southern India with her daughters and retinue in the aftermath of the war against Tipu Sultan. Important as an historical and as a social document and also as an early female travel text. Illustrated by Anna Tonelli, who accompanied the party on their voyage. 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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DESERT QUEEN   The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell, Adventurer, Adviser to Kings, Ally of Lawrence of Arabia, Wallach Janet
16 Wallach Janet DESERT QUEEN The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell, Adventurer, Adviser to Kings, Ally of Lawrence of Arabia
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London 1996 0297812491 / 9780297812494 1st Edition Hard Cover Excellent Excellent Heavy Book Over 500gms 25 Cm 
The untold story of Gertrude Bell, an adventurer on a par with Beryl Markham and Isak Dinesen and a woman as vital to the history of the Middle East as her friend and colleague Lawrence of Arabia. Very nice copy of this biography of Gertrude Bell. 
Price: 60.00 AUD
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A TRAVELLER IN CHINA, Dodwell Christina
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A VOYAGER OUT   The Life of Mary Kingsley, Frank Katherine
A VOYAGER OUT The Life of Mary Kingsley
Frank Katherine
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DESERT QUEEN   The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell, Adventurer, Adviser to Kings, Ally of Lawrence of Arabia, Wallach Janet
DESERT QUEEN The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell, Adventurer, Adviser to Kings, Ally of Lawrence of Arabia
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ON SLEDGE AND HORSEBACK TO OUTCAST SIBERIAN LEPERS, Marsden Kate
ON SLEDGE AND HORSEBACK TO OUTCAST SIBERIAN LEPERS
Marsden Kate
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AT BERTRAM'S HOTEL, Christie Agatha
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Christie Agatha
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AMELIA EDWARDS   Traveller, Novelist and Egyptologist, Rees Joan
AMELIA EDWARDS Traveller, Novelist and Egyptologist
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BEYOND SIBERIA, Dodwell Christina
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CAUGHT IN THE CROSSFIRE   A Woman Journalist's Breathtaking Experiences in War Torn Afghanistan, Goodwin Jan
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