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The Wide World The True Adventure Magazine for Men

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: UK, George Newnes: 1960

Seller ID: 009469


June 1960 issue, maybe 80 or so pp (numbering seems to run from earlier issues & there's a spinkle of romans for good measure. I think you'll buy this not just for the fiction but the ads are a treat too "Enjoy life in a Morris Oxford" or get a folding dinghy for fifteen pounds. Index to stories is in map form - a pretty good idea. View more info

The Wide World The Magazine for Men

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: UK, George Newnes: 1955

Seller ID: 009470


Feb 1955 issue, maybe 80 or so pp (numbering seems to run from earlier issues & there's a spinkle of romans for good measure. I think you'll buy this not just for the fiction but the ads are a treat too "Silvikrin Hair oil" or get a corset for men. Index to stories is in map form - a pretty good idea. View more info

A VISION OF EDEN, The Life and Work of Marianne North

By: N/A

Price: $16.00

Publisher: United Kiingdom, Webb & Bower (Publishers) Limited: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001239


Marianne North's biography of her world travels beginning in 1871. Many of her botanical paintings are reproduced in this book. A remarkable Victorian pioneer. View more info

Plain Tales from the Raj

By: Allen, Charles (ed)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: UK, Century Publishing Co. Ltd., London:

Seller ID: 008664


240 plus pages of bw & colour illust & a wealth of fascinating insights to a lifestyle that seemed ideal (if you were English I guess). Book is in really great order bar a wear spot to the papered cover. 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

A CURIOUS LIFE FOR A LADY The Story of Isabella Bird, Traveller Extraordinary

By: Barr Pat

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Penguin, UK: 1985

Seller ID: 011926


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". View more info

DAVE BARRY DOES JAPAN

By: Barry Dave

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Fawcett Columbine, New York: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004353


Very Good/Good condition. Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean and unmared cover. Clean compressed page edge. 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

EXTREME SOUTH: STRUGGLES AND TRIUMPH OF THE FIRST AUSTRALIAN TEAM TO THE POLE

By: Brown Ian

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australian Geographic: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006486


Very Good condition. In 1997-8, three Australians travel via sleds and ski to the South Pole. Ian Brown took high quality photographs throughout the journey, and this book is both a recount of that desolate, uninhabited region of the South Pole and a look into the breathtaking landscapes there. 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

TWO MIDDLE-AGED LADIES IN ANDALUSIA

By: Chetwode Penelope

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Readers Union: 1965

Seller ID: 006436


Very Good condition. Documents the journey of two women through Spain in the early 1960s, providing a fascinating overview, of customs, food, tradition, trade, and the people of Spain. View more info

LALAPPA; An Indian Story

By: Christlieb Marie L.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: The London Missionary Society, London: 1028

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002341


A wonderful insight into Indian Village life in the 1920's. Includes 12 illustrations. View more info

HUNTER VALLEY BUSHWALK

By: Clouten Keith

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Child & Henry: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007041


Inspiring and challenging walks around the perimeter of the Valley, including detailed maps. Keith Clouten, a keen and experienced bushwalker and naturalist, decided to walk the perimeter of the Hunter Valley in a number of stages, this book is the story of Keith's walk. He describes the changing landforms, the plants and animals, the varying land use and the magnificent views which can be seen on the various stages of the walk. He also includes some personal anecdote... View more info

Coleman's Drive

By: Coleman, John

Price: $16.00

Publisher: UK, Travel Book Club: 1962

Seller ID: 009379


review - Once opened, it is difficult to put the book down. It tells of John Coleman, driving from Buenos Aires to New York in a 1925 Austin 7 Chummy. Through terrain of desert, mountain and jungle, Coleman lets his reader into a world of fascination, humour and (it must be said) some risk. 260 clean well bound pp View more info

The Three Famous Voyages of Captain James Cook Round the World

By: Cook, James

Price: $125.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock, Bowden and Co:

Seller ID: 012000


The complete titling > The Three Famous Voyages of Captain James Cook round the world narrating his discoveries and adventures in Tierra del Fuego, Tahiti, New Zealand, Van Diemen's Land, Australia, The Friendli Islands, new Hebrides, New Caledonia, The Sandwich Islands, Western North America, etc., together with the account of his murder at Hawaii, and the subsequent voyage of Captain King to Kamtschatka, Japan, and China. with numerous full-page illustrations and engra... 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

South Wind Through the Kitchen: The Best of Elizabeth David

By: David, Elizabeth & Norman, Jill (compiler)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph: 1997

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 011307


384 crisp pp & 800g for post. A great amalgamation of David wisdom - Before Elizabeth David died in 1992 she and her editor, Jill Norman, had begun work on a volume of 'The Best of' but then her health deteriorated and the project was shelved. The idea was revived in 1996 when chefs and writers and Elizabeth's many friends, were invited to select their favourite articles and recipes. This book is the fruit of that harvest of recommendations and the names of the contribut... View more info

South Wind Through the Kitchen: The Best of Elizabeth David

By: David, Elizabeth & Norman, Jill (compiler)

Price: $32.00

Publisher: USA, North Point Press, New York: 1998

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 011562


384 crisp pp & 800g for post. Owner sticker removal mark bottom 1st page o/wise excellent start to finish. A great amalgamation of David wisdom - Before Elizabeth David died in 1992 she and her editor, Jill Norman, had begun work on a volume of 'The Best of' but then her health deteriorated and the project was shelved. The idea was revived in 1996 when chefs and writers and Elizabeth's many friends, were invited to select their favourite articles and recipes. This book i... View more info

BRUGES AND ITS BEAUTIES

By: De Mol J.J. And Trimboli G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Editions Thill s.a. Bruzelles:

Seller ID: 007290


Very Good condition. View more info

PANJAMON

By: Domalain Jean-Yves

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis, London: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006145


This is the remarkable story of a young French zoologist who hitch-hiked his way to Borneo to observe the habits of rare animals. "?This book is not only a fascinating and detailed account of the culture of a remote and primitive tribe, it is also the remarkable real-life adventure of a man who faces daunting situations with unfailing courage and humour." View more info