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Highways and Byways in South Wales

By: N/A

Price: $80.00

Publisher: UK, Macmillan & Co. Ltd.: 1903

Seller ID: 008895


1908 Prize plate inside cover, cover red cloth with gilt embossed Brigend School badge, spine gilt titling & binding ridges, faux(?) leather corners, marbled end papers & compressed edges, 418pp with a multitude of illus throughout. View more info

THE AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH. Its Geography and History.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold:

Seller ID: 008704


illus throughout by Hardy, a prolific illus & artist (died 1914), also enjoy a col map of Aust without Canberra. 144pp + Arnold's catalogue at rear. This book part of the 1/- series. Name fountain pen front, biro inside & pencil. Corners worn/bumped. Some pencil notes throughout, spine separating at 1st page but still well attached. Interesting bit of Aussie history. View more info

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

I Remember St Petersberg

By: Almedingen, EM

Price: $92.00

Publisher: London, Longmans Young: 1969

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 008905


ex-lib, 2 borrowings, lib pocket at final page, lib nos on spine, 192 in great order, sewn-in binding, bw illus throughout. "The author grew up in a virtually fatherless family in incongruous poverty surrounded by people of intellectual & social eminence" This book set her reputation as a scholar & writer having at 19 seen the explosion of the October Revolution. View more info

Greening a Brown Land The Australian Search for Sustainable Land Use

By: Barr, Neil and Cary, John

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Australia, Macmillan: 1992

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 010016


History of Australian rural land use from the time of the early European settlers, with emphasis on the struggle to green a brown land. 343pp with some photos diagrams illustrations. 13chpters plus endnotes, conclusion, index - all pp clean white tightly bound. View more info

The Wonder That Was India: A Survey of the History and Culture of the Indian Sub-Continent from the Coming of the Muslims

By: Basham, AL

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Fontana: 1974

Seller ID: 009307


review - it thoroughly deserves its reputation as a classic, holding up well after 53 years. In my experience with histories of India, you generally have two extremes: Ones written by Indian authors that so aggressively seek to discount earlier volumes' Western slant it comes across as "one-upsmanship", and the volumes written by Western authors that seek to apologize for earlier transgressions. A.L. Basham achieves a happy medium. Some of his language can be ex... 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

Rice Chemistry and Technology

By: Bienvenido O. Juliano

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Minnesota USA, Rice Chemistry and Technology: 1985

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 010036


Juliano was in the Rice Research Institute in the Phillippines & the book comes from the NB Love Industries library (a pocket remainder inside cover) presumably Love Industries was/is a research firm. 774pp in great shape with more info on rice than there are grains of sand at the beach photos, tables, graphs, diagrams & of course more info, references & data. Approx 1.5kgs uncooked weight. View more info

The Book of Flags

By: Campbell, G and Evans, I

Price: $14.00

Publisher: UK, OUP: 1953

Seller ID: 008864


Book marked fair only due to shabby corners & Ron (the previous owner decided to write his name on the blank inside cover in thick red- thanks Ron!) O/w pages clean & well bound 116pp View more info

CRADLE MOUNTAIN, LAKE ST CLAIR AND WALLS OF JERUSALEM NATIONAL PARKS

By: Chapman John and Siseman John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pindari Publications, Australia: 1990

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 008182


Includes detailed track notes and information to all the popular routes, including day walks and some lesser known walking routes into remote wild country including the overland Track, Walls of Jerusalem, Pine Valley, Black Bluff Range, Cheyne Range and Eldon Range. Photos, maps and detailed descriptions. View more info

Journey to the Jungle: An Artist in Peru

By: Corinna Sargood

Price: $12.00

Publisher: UK, Bloomsbury: 1988

Seller ID: 009958


Journey to the Jungle: An Artist in Peru review > This is a great book the art work by Corinna Sargood make it a joy to own. The art work makes the book extra special. However, it is also a good read telling the tell of a mother and daughter having a South American adventure. This artist deserves better recognition. 128pp in great order, bw & col pics throughout View more info

China A Concise Cultural History

By: Cotterell, Arthur

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1988

Seller ID: 011579


339 crisp pp & several photo sections, 700g packed for posting. ONE OF THE MOST FAR-REACHING POLITICAL EVENTS SINCE THE SECOND WORLD WAR IS THE RE-EMERGENCE OF CHINA AS A WORLD POWER. IN THE NEAR TWO DECADES SINCE CHAIRMAN MAO'S DEATH, CHINA HAS BEEN OPENING UP THE ONCE MOST SECRET AND OLDEST SURVIVING CIVILISATION TO THE REST OF THE WORLD. THIS COMPREHENSIVE CULTURAL HISTORY, RANGING FROM PREHISTORIC TIMES TO THE PRESENT, EXAMINES MAJOR TRENDS AND KEY INDIVIDUALS THAT H... View more info

THE OPENING OF THE WORLD

By: Divine David

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Collins: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007772


Very Good/Good condition. View more info

Highland Perthshire

By: Fraser, Duncan

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Montrose, Standard Press: 1976

Seller ID: 009712


Classic book about Perthshire, its history, traditions, the clans, fairies, healing springs and more. Many bw photos. It is just as well that Duncan Fraser has given his Highland Perthshire a good index, for he has collected a vast and varied amount of information. History and pre-history, folklore and legend, archaeology and architecture, contents > Through the gateway; Forts of Fionn's warriors; The Campbells of Meggernie Castle; Death to Clan Gregor; The magic stone ... View more info

Journey to the Jade Sea

By: Hillaby, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: UK, Constable and Company Ltd.: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008909


A brilliant travelogue of an African journey by a gifted wordsmith. Book in lovely condition, 234pp with bw pix throughout. dj unclipped & a millimetre short of excellent. View more info