Category: Travel & Adventure


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Chasing El Dorado: A South American Adventure

By: Aaron Smith

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Transit Lounge Publishing: 2014

Edition: First

Seller ID: 028616

An unread, unmarked book."Like William Burroughs before him, Smith is on a journey to save his soul, but instead falls into the rich kaleidoscope of South American culture and ultimately discovers the truth that lies in the jungle or, sometimes, even closer to home." View more info

The Riddle of the Compass: The Invention That Changed the World

By: Aczel, Amir D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt: 2001

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 022871

Sometimes it pays to be in the right place at the right time. Certainly the mariners in Amalfi in the twelfth century were. Here the compass was first invented and used in navigation, eventually helping to make Italians the world's greatest sailors.But the story of the compass is shrouded in mystery and myth. It begins in ancient China around the birth of Christ. A mysterious lodestone whose powers affected metal was known to the Emperor. This piece of metal suspende... View more info

Festivals and Costumes in the World

By: Akahira, Kakuzo

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Graphic-Sha Publishing Co.: 1983

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029401

160 pps of colourful photographs. Japanese text throughout, but some (not all) captions in English. An unmarked copy in excellent condition. View more info

Antarctica: that sweep of savage splendour

By: Alasdair McGregor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2011

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 030172

Collected writings edited by Alasdair McGregor, with foreword by Tim Bowden. "In this wide-ranging collection, Alasdair McGregor draws on the best factual and fictional accounts of human activity on the ice to pain a vivid picture of a 'land of unsurpassed desolation'."An unmarked copy in very good conditions, fore-edges tanned. View more info

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The Ambitions of Jane Franklin: Victorian Lady Adventurer

By: Alexander, Alison (with

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 2013

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 027100

A brand new unmarked copy."In a period when most ladies sat at home with their embroidery, Jane Franklin achieved fame throughout the world, and was probably the best travelled woman of her day." View more info

My Father's Island : a Galapagos Quest

By: Angemeyer J.; Angermeyer, Johanna

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.K., Penguin: 1990

Seller ID: 023645

A gently read copy with sl. wear to wraps, chips to front panel, lightly tanned pages View more info

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The Big Jump: Lindbergh and the Great Atlantic Air Race

By: Bak, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., John Wiley: 2011

Edition: First/First Priinting

Seller ID: 029314

An unmarked as new copy which "tells the epic story of the boyish aviator who captured the world's imagination with his solo flight to Paris after several others had vanished in the attempt." View more info

Fitzrovia: London's Bohemia (Character Sketches)

By: Bakewell, Michael

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, National Portrait Gallery: 1999

Seller ID: 027772

"Conjures up the spirit of the characters who frequented the pubs of Fitzrovia and in doing so recaptures a lost age of hedonism, high spirits and self-indulgent self-desctruction." 64 pages, 37 illustrations. View more info

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Paris, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down

By: Baldwin, Rosecrans

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2012

Edition: First

Seller ID: 027148

'Ä nimble comic account of life in the French capital.' View more info

Sinai: The Great and Terrible Wilderness

By: Bernstein, Burton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1979

Edition: First

Seller ID: 008436

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Historic Britain from the Air

By: Best, Nicholas; Hawkes, Jason (photography by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix Illustrated: 1997

Seller ID: 027145

Ä striking bird's eye journey over hte most cherished landmarks of Britain."An unmarked copy in excellent condition, with minimal shelfwear to wraps. View more info

Drive Around the World : One Family, One Car, One Year, One Planet

By: Blay, Danny Rosner; Khazan, Sandra

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Hybrid Publishers: 2013

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029066

An unmarked as new copy. " We've driven around Australa, how about we drive around the world?" View more info

Travellers' Tales : Stories from the ABC's Foreign Correspondents

By: Bormann, Trevor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, ABC Books: 2004

Edition: First

Seller ID: 013504

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The National Parks of America

By: Brett, Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, New Holland Publishers: 2001

Edition: First

Seller ID: 024343

An unmarked copy with minimal edgewear to boards. "Explores and illustrates, with more than 350 magnificent photographs, all the major parks of mainland America and Hawaii. The key attractions of each park - unique scenery, wildlife, conservation, visitor activities - are given comprehensive coverage in this authoritative and illuminating celebration of America's remarkable natural heritage." View more info

Landmarks of Mapmaking: An Illustrated Survey of Maps and Mapmaking

By: Bricker, Charles;Tooley, R. V.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Wordsworth Editions: 1989

Seller ID: 020662

Small tea/coffee stain to upper edge ffep, offset to front pastedown and through to title page, no other marks or inscriptions. D/W with sl. edgewear and creasing, now protected. This is a large and heavy book and additional postage may be requested. View more info

The Monuments of the Acropolis

By: Brouskari, Maris

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Athens, Ministry of Culture, Arch. Receipts Fund: 2001

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 027615

An unmarked copy with loads of illustrations and photographs, 250 pps. View more info

Neither Here Nor There: Travels in Europe

By: Bryson, Bill

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co: 1992

Edition: First

Seller ID: 026665

An unmarked copy, endpaper maps, minimal spotting to fore-edges View more info

Zen and the Art of Travel

By: Chaline, Eric

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naperville, Illinois, U.S.A., Sourcebooks Inc: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 021573

Remainder dot lower fore-edges. View more info

The Face of London : The record of a century's Changes and Development

By: Clunn, Harold P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin Marshall Ltd.: 1932

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 025772

First published February 1932, second edition May 1932, this is third edition July 1932. From the library of Melbourne art collector and patron Aubrey Gibson, signed and dated 1933 on ffep with his personalised bookplate glued to front pastedown. Despite edgewear to boards, minimal foxing to eps and fore-edges, the beautiful bookplate remains clear. View more info

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Shadow of the Silk Road

By: Colin Thubron

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 2007

Edition: First U.S. Editiion.

Seller ID: 030005

Internally unmarked, black texta mark to lower fore-edges. "Records a journey along the greatest land route on earth. Out of the heart of China into the mountains of Central Asia, cross northern Afghanistan and the plains of Iran and into Kurdish Turkey, Colin Thubron covers some seven thousand miles in eight months." View more info