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Philip's World Travel Atlas

By: N/A

Price: $18.00

Publisher: UK, Philip's: 2003

Seller ID: 009052


The compact-format "Philip's World Travel Atlas" has been specially created for the long-haul traveller, whether on business or pleasure, it is ideal for travellers of all kinds, both at the planning stage and en route. 160pp (60+ as index) View more info

Tuscan Cookbook

By: Beer, Maggie & Alexander, Stephanie

Price: $43.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Viking: 1998

Seller ID: 011936


What a treat this is, 224 sumptuous pp - the art/photography throughout should really put this into our art category rather than cooking but .... Beer & Alexander need no intro & their food passion is a joy in this quality production. Faults? only that I have to sell it rather than keep it, grrrr! approx 1.5kg packed weight. View more info

IN A SUNBURNED COUNTRY

By: Bryson Bill

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Broadway Books, New York: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009254


inscription in front, "Bill Bryson takes his readers on a rollicking ride far beyond the beaten tourist path..." View more info

Exploration Fawcett

By: Fawcett, Col PH

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, Phoenix: 2001

Seller ID: 009181


The disappearance of Colonel Fawcett in the Matto Grosso remains one of the great unsolved mysteries of today. In 1925 Fawcett was convinced that he had discovered the location of a lost city; he had set out with two companions, one of whom was his eldest son, to destination 'Z', never to be heard of again. His younger son, Brian Fawcett, has compiled this book from letters and records left by his father whose last written words to his wife were: 'You need have no fear o... View more info

A Camping Tour of the Flinders Ranges

By: Franks, Keith

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Australia, Rigby: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009024


127pp, illus bw photos & maps, if you're heading in the footsteps of Heysen then this is for you. View more info

A Guide to the Transport Museums of Great Britain

By: Garvey, Jude

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, Pelham Books: 1982

Seller ID: 009049


The book describes all the Transport museums in Great Britain and Northern Ireland with important collections, 52 museums each with a chapter placed in hsitorical context plus a Gazetteer including all 106 museums with a brief description of their contents. Map at rear showing where they can be located. 238pp This covers boats, planes, trams trains cars etc. View more info

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FREYA STARK PASSIONATE NOMAD

By: Geniesse Jane Fletcher

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pimlico lONDON: 2000

Seller ID: 2018014


Freya Stark had a career as a writer, explorer and official diplomat. She explored ancient trading routes in the Yemeni desert, Crusaders castles in Syria, uncharted regions of Arabia and Alexander the Great's path through Turkey. She often travelled along through dangerous and uncomfortable territoreis. During the Second World War she worked for the Foreign Office inBaghdad and Cairo and made an ill fated tour of America for the ministry of Information. This is a we... View more info

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FACING THE FROZEN OCEAN One Man's Dream to Lead a Team Across the Treacherous North Atlantic

By: Grylls Bear

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Macmillan London: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2018025


A true contemporary adventure into the North Atlantic by the author and his crew. Includes colour plates taken during their travels. View more info

The Colour Encyclopedia of Incredible Aeroplanes

By: Jarrett, Philip

Price: $23.00

Publisher: UK, Dorling Kindersley: 2007

Seller ID: 010873


This book gives a complete rundown of the world's best-loved and significant aircraft, from the first flying machines to today's most technologically advanced planes & a wealth of often bizarre permmutations in-between. Unusual "patterned" paper used throughout, I guess to give a vintage appeal, wonderful illustrations/photos. 359 pp & just on a kilo to post. View more info

Swing Symphony: Another Midlife Adventure in the South of France

By: Lawrence, Christopher

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Australia, Knopf: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009059


Lawrence owns up in the subtitle to writing "another midlife adventure in the south of France", his book is far more idiosyncratic and disciplined than any of the other books of that wine-and-food-soaked genre. Lawrence's writing is witty, erudite, engaging and lively - not so different from his radio voice. One of the many eccentrics who lived in his French village is an artist who moonlights as Zorro. When introducing this character, Lawrence describes him as l... View more info

Sand Rivers

By: MATTHIESSEN, PETER

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Aurum Press: 1981

Seller ID: 009050


This is the noted naturalist's foot safari into the Selous Game Preserve in southern Tanzania, considered one of the largest habitats of wild African animals including lions, antelope, hippos, elephants rhinos and crocodiles. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs. View more info

An Artist's Lesvos

By: Rivett, Collinridge

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Australia, Parramatta & Hills Publishing Co: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 009076


Signed, dedicated, dated by author 1982, this book details the life of the bohemian art community in the Aegean isles, 96pp, numerous illust, bw photos, extracts from brochures, catalogues, sketchbooks, maps & so forth. View more info

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PASSENGER TO TEHERAN

By: Sackville-West Vita

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd. London: 1991

Seller ID: 2017065


Beautifully described account of the author's journey from England to Persia in 1926. View more info