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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

ISBN: 1921924764

Condition: Nr. Fine

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

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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

ISBN: 0151005060

Condition: Very Good

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 suspended in water always pointed north and was put to excellent use in feng shui, the Chinese art of finding the right location. How... View more info

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Antarctica: that sweep of savage splendour

By: Alasdair McGregor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Viking: 2011

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 030172

ISBN: 067007442X

Condition: Very Good

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

My Father's Island : a Galapagos Quest

By: Angemeyer J.; Angermeyer, Johanna

Price: $10.00

Publisher: U.K., Penguin: 1990

Seller ID: 023645

ISBN: 0140120343

Condition: Good

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

The Oxford Book of the American South: Testimony, Memory, and Fiction

By: Ayers, Edward L.; Mittendorf, Bradley C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York & Oxford, Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: First

Seller ID: 031102

ISBN: 0195085221

Condition: Very Good

An unmarked copy in excellent condition. "An adventurous, exciting, and satisfying way to looook at the complex and ever-evolving culture of the South." View more info

Rembrandt's House

By: Bailey, Anthony

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent: 1978

Edition: First

Seller ID: 027482

ISBN: 0460120425

Condition: Very Good

An unmarked book in very good condition."This unusual and very personal book has as many levels and hidden corners as the building Anthony Bailey descfribes. It can be enjoyed as biography, as a remarkable piece of travel writing, as a history of the Dutch Republic in its golden days, and as an appreciation of an artist who recorded his own times and its concerns with an accuracy that is timeless." View more info

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Zen Baggage: A Pilgrimage to China

By: Bill Porter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA., Counterpoint: 2010

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030411

ISBN: 1582435405

Condition: Very Good

PO presentation sticker to first page but otherwise unmarked and appears unread (no creasing to spine). "Porter takes readers to places few Westerners have ever ventured. He weaves together historical background, interviews with Zen masters, and translations of the earliest known records of Zen, along with personal vignettes." 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

ISBN: 1921665440

Condition: As New

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

A Taste of History: The Stories Behind Our Favourite Foods

By: Bryan Bruce

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, ABC Books: 2007

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030948

ISBN: 0733316484

Condition: Nr. Fine

An unmarked copy in excellent condition. Discover some of the surprising stories behind our favourite foods with this fascinating blend of travel, food and history." View more info

From the Hands of the Hills

By: Campbell, Margaret;Nakorn Pongnoi;Chusak Voraphitak;Thai Hill-Crafts Foundation

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Media Transasia: 1981

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 023061

ISBN: 9627024015

Condition: Very Good

A detailed record of the traditional handicrafts of the hill tribes of Northern Thailand, both a history and a pictorialr ecord of some unique skills which are fast disappearing as the impact of 20th century society reaches into the hills. View more info

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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

ISBN: 1570716161

Condition: Very Good

Remainder dot lower fore-edges. View more info

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The Perfume River: An Anthology of Writing from Vietnam

By: Cole, Catherine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Western Australia, UWA Publishing: 2010

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030974

ISBN: 1921401486

Condition: Very Good

An unmarked copy, pages lightly tanned, minimal edgewear to wraps, no creasing to spine. View more info

The Tarns of Lakeland

By: Cooper, W. Heaton

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Kendal, Cumbria, U.K., Frank Peters Publishing: 1983

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 018814

Condition: Very Good

Small PO stamp (Chinese chop) to upper right corner ffep, no other marks. "With 16 plates in colour and 87 drawings by the author." View more info

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How to live Like an Italian : A User's Guide to La Dolce Vita

By: Coppolaro-Nowell, Annalisa

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Portico: 2008

Edition: First U.K. Edition/First Printing

Seller ID: 024286

ISBN: 1906032335

Condition: As New

"With verve and insight, she shows us how we too can share in the Italian art of living well." View more info

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Text, Theory, Space: Land, Literature and History in South Africa and Australia

By: Darian-Smith, Kate; Gunner, Liz; Nuttall, Sarah

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London & New York, Routledge: 1996

Edition: First

Seller ID: 031677

ISBN: 0415124085

Condition: Very Good

PO name/date ffep otherwise unmarked. Appears unread with no creasing to spine. "The essays in this wide-ranging and interdisciplinary collection examine travel writing and the colonial construction of space; the cultural mythologizing of place; the imagining, and realization, of both urban and rural spaces; the politics of spatial boundaries; and questions of belonging, land ownership and nationhood." View more info

Magic and Mystery in Tibet

By: David-Neel, Alexandra

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Corgi: 1971

Seller ID: 012887

ISBN: 0552087459

Condition: Fair

A well-read copy with creased and edgeworn wraps, age-tanned pages, small water spill top right corner first few pages (not affecting text). A clean, tightly bound reading copy. View more info

Arabesques : a tale of Double Lives

By: Dessaix, Robert

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Australia, Picador: 2008

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 028567

ISBN: 033042405X

Condition: Very Good

A lovely unmarked copy complete with original ribbon marker, sl. edgewear to spine ends and corners. Signed "Robert Dessaix" on title page. View more info

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Old Calabria

By: Douglas, Norman; Keaates, Jonathan (introduction by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Phoenix: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 031298

ISBN: 1842124609

Condition: Very Good

First published 1915, this 2001 reprint is unmarked , no creasing to spine, fore-edges lightly tanned. View more info

It's All Up Hill

By: Dunstan, Keith; Moffitt, Ian; Lake, Max; Hall, Sandra; Guinness, Daphne; Adams, Phillip

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Pegasus Books: 1979

Edition: First

Seller ID: 029135

ISBN: 0908131194

Condition: Very Good

An unmarked copy. Laminated boards remain bright. No D/W. Cartoonist Jeff Hook, Keith Dunstan and his wife Marie rode their bikes across America - this is their saddle sore account of the journey. View more info

Away : photographs Taken Somewhere other Than Home

By: Eastway, Peter; Oliver, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, PT 78: 2003

Inscription: Signed by Both Authors

Seller ID: 020307

Condition: Very Good

Beautiful travel photography spanning Italy, Australia, Greece, New Zealand and more - a lovely book with sl. edgewear to spine ends but internally in fine condition. View more info