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The Winning Of Australian Antarctica, A. Grenfell Price
1 A. Grenfell Price The Winning Of Australian Antarctica
Angus & Robertson 241392 Australia 1962 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Mawson's B.A.N.Z.A.R.E. Voyages 1929-1931 - Based on the Mawson papers 241 pages. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel::Travel & Exploration; Travel & Places; Inventory No: 241392. Hardcover 
Price: 50.00 AUD
Paris To The Moon - A Family In France, Adam Copnik
2 Adam Copnik Paris To The Moon - A Family In France
Vintage 237961 London 2001 0099772019 / 9780099772019 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket In 1995, Adam Gopnik, his wife, and their infant son left the familiar comforts and hassles of New York for the urbane glamour of Paris. Charmed by the beauties of the city, Gopnik set out to experience for himself the spirit and romance that has so captivated American writers throughout the twentieth century. In the grand tradition of Stein and Hemingway, Gopnik planned to walk the paths of the Tuilleries, to enjoy philosophical discussion in cafes - in short, to lead the fabled life of an American in Paris. Of course, there was also the matter of raising a child and carrying on with everyday, not-so-fabled life. 338 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel::Travel & Exploration; Travel & Places; ISBN: 0099772019. ISBN/EAN: 9780099772019. Inventory No: 237961. Paperback 
Price: 12.00 AUD
Douglas Mawson - Explorer For Science, Adrian Magee
3 Adrian Magee Douglas Mawson - Explorer For Science
Cardigan Street 239074 Australia 1996 First Edition 1863910832 / 9781863910835 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Near Fine Condition No Dust Jacket 44 pages. With black and white photographs and drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel::Travel & Exploration; Travel & Places; ISBN: 1863910832. ISBN/EAN: 9781863910835. Inventory No: 239074. Hardcover 
Price: 12.00 AUD
Swedish Mentality, Ake Daun
4 Ake Daun Swedish Mentality
The Pennsylvania State University Press 247726 Pennsylvania 1996 0271015020 / 9780271015026 Softcover Very Good Condition Is there a distinctly Swedish national character? Are Swedes truly shy, unemotional, conflict-avoiding, melancholy, and dour? Swedish Mentality, the English translation of the hugely successful book published in Sweden in 1989, considers the reality behind the myth. The author, ke Daun, is a respected ethnologist who is sometimes referred to as the "guru" of Swedish character. In recent years, it has become popular to discuss Swedishness and Swedish identity. The advent of the European Union and the increasing presence of immigrant refugees in Sweden have fueled public debate on the distinctiveness of Swedish culture. Daun, however, goes beyond stereotype, drawing upon statistics gathered over more than a decade of research. The result is an entertaining and engagingly written book. Throughout, Daun quotes from interviews with native Swedes and immigrants as well as from travel accounts, folklore, and proverbs. We learn why some Swedes might prefer to walk up a flight of stairs rather than share an elevator with a neighbor and why some gain satisfaction from walking alone in the woods or going fishing. Daun describes a range of factors influencing Swedish character, including population composition, rural background, and even climate. He recognizes behavioral variations related to gender, age, class, and region, and he considers subtleties of individual character as well. Swedish Mentality should interest a wide array of readers, whether of Swedish descent or not. 236 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; United States; Sociology & Culture; Sociology. ISBN: 0271015020. ISBN/EAN: 9780271015026. Inventory No: 247726. Paperback 
Price: 20.00 AUD
Good Benito, Alan Lightman
5 Alan Lightman Good Benito
Hodder & Stoughton 227005 London 1994 0340635169 / 9780340635162 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket From the home-made rockets and experiments of his childhood to the complex equations he solved as a professor of physics, Bennett always knew he would lead a life of science. But his vision betrays him, revealing a profound incompleteness and an inability to confront the contradictions of his life: the black maid who loves him, the mentally absent father, the self destructive wife who invites his cruelty. As Bennett struggles between reason and intuition, he slowly learns to broaden his understanding of the world and his place in it. Price:GBP5.99 pb Edition:First Paperback Format:198 x 129 mm Imprint:Sceptre Markets:BCN x Can EAN:9780340635162 Alan Lightman was born in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1948, and was educated at Princeton and the California Institute of Technology. He has written for Granta, Harper's, The New Yorker, and The New York Review of Books. EINSTEIN'S DREAMS was his first book of fiction. He is professor of science and writing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. WHEREABOUTS: Massachusetts, USA PREVIOUS BOOKS: FICTION - Einstein's Dreams (Bloomsbury 1993, Sceptre 1994 0 340 58925 6). Non-Fiction Includes: Time Travel And Papa Joe's Pipe, Great Ideas In Physics And Time For Stars. THE PROMOTION *Alan Lightman will visit UK for publication and be part of the new Sceptre promotion for March 1996 *Co-operative promotions SELLING POINTS (1)Brilliant new novel by the much-feted author of Einstein's Dreams (2)Einstein's Dreams sold over 11,000 in pb (3)Excellent reviews: 'a moving and brilliant coming of age novel...the novel's virtues are numerous' Daily Telegraph Very light tanning to page edges . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0340635169. ISBN/EAN: 9780340635162. Inventory No: 227005. Paperback 
Price: 8.00 AUD
The Last Great Adventure of Sir Peter Blake, Alan Sefton
6 Alan Sefton The Last Great Adventure of Sir Peter Blake
Sheridan House 230205 USA 2003 1574091905 / 9781574091908 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good This large-format hardcover follows the late Sir Peter Blake on his ill-fated final voyage aboard the polar exploration yacht SEAMASTER. As the world knows, Blake was tragically murdered by river pirates in December 2001 while exploring the Amazon. This book tracks that voyage and at the same time pays homage to this extraordinary man. The SEAMASTER voyage began in New Zealand and ascended to 70?? S in the icy waters of Antarctica, then headed north to the rain forests of the Amazon. The ship ultimately sailed approximately 1,000 miles up the Amazon river before Blake was murdered on the return journey. 215 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Over 3 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Travel::Adventure. ISBN: 1574091905. ISBN/EAN: 9781574091908. Inventory No: 230205. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
Price: 40.00 AUD
Eyewitness Travel Guides: Paris, Alan Tillier
7 Alan Tillier Eyewitness Travel Guides: Paris
Dorling Kindersley 241749 London 1997 Reprint 0751300101 / 9780751300109 Softcover Very Good Condition The Eyewitness Travel Guide helps you to get the most out of your trip with minimum difficulties. The opening section Introducing Paris locates the city geographically, sets modern Parisian its historical context and explains how Parisian life changes through the years. Paris At a Glance is an overview of the city's specialties. The main sightseeing section of the book is Paris Area by Area. It describes all the main sights with maps, photographs and detailed illustrations. Get to know Paris with The Eyewitness Travel Guide. 389 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel; Travel & Places; ISBN: 0751300101. ISBN/EAN: 9780751300109. Inventory No: 241749. Paperback 
Price: 18.00 AUD
Track Across Alaska - A Dog Sled Journey, Alastair Scott
8 Alastair Scott Track Across Alaska - A Dog Sled Journey
Atlantic 243245 USA 1990 0871134705 / 9780871134707 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket The author recounts his experiences following the trail used in the Iditarod dog sled race, and shares his impressions of the Alaskan bush and the people he met in his travels 247 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel::Travel & Exploration; Travel & Places; ISBN/EAN: 9780871134707. Inventory No: 243245. Paperback 
Price: 12.00 AUD
New York City with Kids, Alexis Lipsitz Flippin
9 Alexis Lipsitz Flippin New York City with Kids
Wiley Publishing 244400 2009 Eleventh Edition 0470382198 / 9780470382196 Softcover Good Condition Designed for visitors and locals alike, Frommer's With Kids Guides show how to plan family trips and outings that are fun for kids of all ages.- Written by parents for parents- Exact prices- Star-rated reviews of family-friendly hotels and restaurants- Age recommendations for most activities- For those traveling with children ages 2 to 14 Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel; Travel & Places; Countries::USA. ISBN/EAN: 9780470382196. Inventory No: 244400. Paperback 
Price: 12.00 AUD
Letty on the Land [Our Australian Girl #3], Alison Lloyd
10 Alison Lloyd Letty on the Land [Our Australian Girl #3]
Puffin / Penguin Books 236892 Australia 2011 0143305425 / 9780143305422 Softcover Good Condition It's1841 . . . and if Letty wants to keep her job she must travel with her mistress to a sheep farm in the Blue Mountains, leaving her sister Lavinia behind in Sydney. Letty has heard that the bush is a wild place, full of strange beasts and dangers, not to mention the bushrangers who hide out in it. And as Letty soon learns, life on the land has plenty of challenges . . . Join Letty again on her adventure in the third of four exciting stories about a free-settler girl and her new life in a far-off land 103 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Children's::Children's Fiction; Children; ISBN/EAN: 9780143305422. Inventory No: 236892. Paperback 
Price: 7.00 AUD
The Dark Crusader, Alistair MacLean
11 Alistair MacLean The Dark Crusader
Fontana / Collins 229364 London, England 1974 Reprint 0006120598 / 9780006120599 Softcover Good A classic tale of espionage, secret missions and exotic locations which out-Bonds Bond, from the acclaimed master of action and suspense. Eight job advertisements. Eight jobs. Eight specialists in modern technology required. Eight scientists to fill them. Applicants to be married, with no children, and prepared to travel. Highly persuasive salaries. One criminal mastermind. Eight positions filled. Eight scientists - and their wives - disappear. Completely. One secret agent to stop him. Advertisment no.9. Sydney, Australia. Fuel specialist required. Looks like a job for John Bentall... 223 pages. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0006120598. ISBN/EAN: 9780006120599. Inventory No: 229364. Paperback 
Price: 5.00 AUD
Samba, Alma Guillermorprieto
12 Alma Guillermorprieto Samba
Bloomsbury 241208 Great Britain 1991 0747508011 / 9780747508014 Softcover Good Condition Every year at Carnival season each of Rio's "favelas" - the shanty-town slums in the hills surrounding the city - sends a samba school of thousands of costumed dancers, musicians and floats to compete in the carnival parade. The author, a dancer by training and a journalist, spent one such season with the samba school of Mangueira, not only learning the art of this dazzlingly complex dance, but also exploring the world of samba - the excesses and enthusiasms, the poverty and danger behind the glossy images of travel brochures and TV spectaculars. 244 pages. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0747508011. ISBN/EAN: 9780747508014. Inventory No: 241208. Paperback 
Price: 8.50 AUD
Lonely Planet - Egypt, Andrew Humphreys and Siona Jenkins
13 Andrew Humphreys and Siona Jenkins Lonely Planet - Egypt
Lonely Planet 229458 Australia 2002 1864502983 / 9781864502985 Softcover Near Fine Condition No Dust Jacket 584 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel::Travel & Exploration; Travel & Places; ISBN: 1864502983. ISBN/EAN: 9781864502985. Inventory No: 229458. Paperback 
Price: 12.20 AUD
Here To Eternity: An Anthology of Poetry, Andrew Motion
14 Andrew Motion Here To Eternity: An Anthology of Poetry
Faber and Faber 245787 Great Britain 2002 0571215653 / 9780571215652 Softcover Very Good Condition Since becoming Poet Laureate in 1999, Andrew Motion has been tireless in his efforts to raise the profile of poetry. In this anthology, he has brought together a wide range of poems, exemplifying his belief that, if we let it, poetry has a unique power to enrich our lives as it diversifies them. The poems are arranged in a series of ten concentric rings: "Self", "Home", "Town", "Work", "Land", "Love", "Travel", "War", "Belief" and "Space". Each section is distinct but seeks out resemblances and echoes elsewhere, creating the impression of an endlessly expanding universe. From Wallace Stevens to Stevie Smith, Joseph Brodsky, to Jo Shapcott, Bob Dylan to Dylan Thomas, Ben Jonson to Benjamin Zephaniah, this anthology should provide the perfect introduction for new readers and offer surprising connections and revelations to those who are already well-versed. 402 pages. Light tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Poetry; Poetry; ISBN: 0571215653. ISBN/EAN: 9780571215652. Inventory No: 245787. Paperback 
Price: 12.00 AUD
How Globalization and Trade are putting the World at Risk, Andrew Nikiforuk
15 Andrew Nikiforuk How Globalization and Trade are putting the World at Risk
University of Queensland Press 247785 Australia 2007 0702236187 / 9780702236181 Softcover Good Condition Is the pace and scale of global trade endangering our livestock, hospitals and waterways? How vulnerable is our food to bacterial, viral and fungal invaders? Do certain trade goods cause more biological trouble than others? And - most importantly - how can we do things differently? Whether it's pandemics like avian flu, the potential loss of most of the world's banana crops to disease, or the devastation of a foot-and-mouth epidemic, the deadly pace of globalization and biological traffic in all living things invites disaster. While we enjoy our twenty-first century global lifestyle - international travel, cheap imported cars, summer fruits in the supermarket year-round thanks to global food sourcing - it's all too easy to forget the downside. Pandemonium is a vital guide to the hidden consequences of globalization. Continue those preparations and protect what is uniquely yours- Australia. 306 pages. Spine slanted. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Culture; Sociology & Culture; ISBN/EAN: 9780702236181. Inventory No: 247785. Paperback 
Price: 10.00 AUD
American With Subtitles, Andrew Reimer
16 Andrew Reimer American With Subtitles
Minerva 226648 Great Britain 1995 1863304967 / 9781863304962 Softcover Good Condition On Christmas Eve 1946 Andrew Reimer and his parents arrived in New York, en route from war-devastated Hungary to a new life in Australia. They thought they knew what America would be like, the reality did not match their dreams. Half a century later, the Author returns. 345 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel; Travel & Places; ISBN: 1863304967. ISBN/EAN: 9781863304962. Inventory No: 226648. Paperback 
Price: 9.00 AUD
Bumageddon The Final Pongflict, Andy Griffiths
17 Andy Griffiths Bumageddon The Final Pongflict
Pan Books 238679 Australia 2007 0330421972 / 9780330421973 Softcover Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket First there was The Day My Bum Went Psycho... Then there was Zombie Bums from Uranus... Now, Join Zack Freeman and his bum in the pongflict to end all pongflicts... Bums! Action! Adventure! Romance! Robots! Time travel! Prehistoric bums! Giant brown blobs! Huge arseteriods! And more bums! 228 pages. Illustrator: . Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Young Adult Fiction; Teens & Young Adult; ISBN/EAN: 9780330421973. Inventory No: 238679. Paperback 
Price: 9.00 AUD
Sunshine on Sugar Hill: Once Upon a Time, An Australian Girl Moved to Harlem, Angela Gilltrap
18 Angela Gilltrap Sunshine on Sugar Hill: Once Upon a Time, An Australian Girl Moved to Harlem
ABC books 238185 Australia 2009 0733321917 / 9780733321917 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition From Bondi Beach to the backstreets of Harlem, Angela Gilltrap hilariously recounts the culture shock of transplanting herself in New York. From Bondi Beach to the backstreets of Harlem, Angela Gilltrap hilariously recounts the culture shock of transplanting herself in New York. In a story that even she will admit borders on the surreal, Angela Gilltrap, ex-StRICtLY DANCING star, finds herself living in Sugar Hill in Harlem, New York City. For a performer who has always sung soul, jazz and gospel music, it is a dream come true. Sharing a six-floor walk-up with her boyfriend, a composer/musician and international chess champion, she suddenly has to adjust, not only to her new city, but to the nuances of her new surroundings - which happen to include the occasional drive-by shooting, drug deals and daily arrests. 310 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Biography & Autobiography; Travel. ISBN/EAN: 9780733321917. Inventory No: 238185. Paperback 
Price: 14.00 AUD
Paris - Hotels & More, Angelika Taschen
19 Angelika Taschen Paris - Hotels & More
Taschen 237856 Germany 2006 3822849618 / 9783822849613 Softcover (Stiff Boards) Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Vincent Knapp Where to stay and what to visit in the City of Love? Among the sumptuously-photographed accommodations hand-picked by Angelika Taschen are the Christian Lacroix-designed Hotel du Petit Moulin, the Trocadero Dokhan's (designed by Frederic Mechiche), the ultra-chic Hotel Costes by Jacques Garcia, the charming low budget Hotel Recamier overlooking the magnificent Place Saint Sulpice or the intimate secret hideaway of Tom Ford and a Marais apartment for rent owned and decorated by fashion designer Azzedine Alaia. While you're in town, enjoy her suggestions for everything from a literary cafe experience to a luxurious perfume boutique or a renowned cheese shop. Everything in this guide is carefully tailored to help make your Parisian holiday as fulfilling as possible. About the series: TASCHEN's Hotel series books are much more than simple hotel guides. They are meant to be taken along on your trip, as they not only feature the best and most interesting places to stay - from low budget to luxury - but also list hot spots for each hotel's neighborhood. Once you're installed in the hotel of your choice, you can peruse our suggestions for restaurants, bars, boutiques, specialty shops, and more, with the knowledge that these spots have been hand-selected by travel and style expert Angelika Taschen for a well-rounded and pleasing experience of the city you're visiting. As an added service to our readers, a dedicated website for our travel books has been set up to allow you to browse all of our hotel selections online or make your booking directly. 223 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Illustrator: Vincent Knapp. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Travel::Travel & Exploration; Travel & Places; ISBN/EAN: 9783822849613. Inventory No: 237856. Paperback 
Price: 17.50 AUD
Paris: Restaurants and More, Angelika Taschen
20 Angelika Taschen Paris: Restaurants and More
Taschen 242891 Germany 2007 9783822862720 Softcover Near Fine Condition 191 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: travel; Travel & Places; Countries::France. ISBN/EAN: 9783822862720. Inventory No: 242891. Paperback 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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