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The Japanese

By: Edwin O. Reischauer

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Tokyo, Charles E. Tuttle: 1981

Edition: Twenty-Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 245091

Condition: Very Good Condition


443 pages. Catalogue number Sticker to spine edge. Ex-Libris pasted in. Illustrated with black and white photograph. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Countries::Japan; Japan; Sociology & Culture; Inventory No: 245091. Paperback View more info

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South Africa: Magic Land

By: Elaine Hurford [Text]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: South Africa, Struik Publishers: 1996

Seller ID: 241690

ISBN: 1868257711

Condition: Very Good Condition


This illustrated book takes the reader on a visual journey of discovery through a land of great diversity and natural beauty. It is aimed primarily at tourists who wish to see the best South Africa has to offer and photographs focus on those areas which travellers are most likely to visit. It shows South Africa as a nation of contrasts, from the lush subtropical forests of the Eastern Transvaal to the arid wilderness of the far west, and the sun-drenched golden sands of its beautiful coastline to the remote peaks of forbidden mountain ranges. The country's scenic wonders are matched only by it... View more info

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Byron's Greece

By: Elizabeth Longford

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row Publishers: 1975

Seller ID: 231406

ISBN: 0060126736

Condition: Good Condition


Byron travelled through Greece between 1809 and 1811. The plight of the people under Turkish rule awakened his political ideals, the beauty of the women and boys delighted him and the wild landscape with its relics of a heroic history tempted him to wandering. 183 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Illustrator: Jorge Lewinski [Photographs]. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Countries::Greece; United States; History; ISBN: 0060126736. ISBN/EAN: 9780060126735. Inventory No: 231406. Hardcover View more info

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Egyptology: Search for the Tomb of Osiris - Being the Journal of Miss Emily Sands

By: Emily Sands

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, The Five Mile Press: 2004

Seller ID: 249417

ISBN: 1741244129

Condition: Very Good Condition


This is the fictional scrapbook journal of Miss Emily Sands, a keen Egyptologist who led an expedition across Egypt in 1927. The journal introduces the basic history of Ancient Egypt to the reader, as well as showing them the most important archaeological sites and gives them a flavour of Egyptian travel during this classic age. Age 10+. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Children's; Children; Countries::Egypt. ISBN: 1741244129. ISBN/EAN: 9781741244120. Inventory No: 249417. Hardcover View more info

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Round Ireland in Low Gear

By: Eric Newby

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Picador: 1988

Seller ID: 240820

ISBN: 0330304909

Condition: Good Condition


Having decided to explore Ireland by bicycle, Eric and Wanda Newby set out one December - not the best time to ride a bike around the highways and by-ways of the Emerald Isle, even when protected by thermal underwear. From the Cliffs of Moher to St Brigid's Vat, Dublin, the Aran Islands, the Ring of Kerry and Croagh Patrick, their rainsoaked journey is beset by minor disaster ranging from ferocious storms to even more ferocious dogs. Along the way they come across a moving, miracle-working stature of the Virgin, spectacular ruins and the traces of twentieth-century violence, in between stops f... View more info

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California's Many Climates - Where To Live in California?

By: Ernest L. Felton

Price: $12.00

Publisher: California, Pacific Books: 1966

Seller ID: 228558

Condition: Good Condition


169 pages. With black and white photographs and drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Countries::USA; Travel & Places; Inventory No: 228558. Paperback View more info

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Ireland Since The Famine

By: F. S. L. Lyons

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Fontana Press: 1985

Seller ID: 230605

ISBN: 0006860052

Condition: Good Condition


A full scale study of the political and social history of Ireland from 1850 to the 1970s. The political evolution of the Irish nation forms the basis of the book; the state of the union, the demands for home rule, the violence and the compromises ending in a divided Ireland and the separate evolutions of Eire and Ulster. 880 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; History; Countries::Ireland. ISBN: 0006860052. ISBN/EAN: 9780006860051. Inventory No: 230605. Paperback View more info

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The Hills of Tuscany: A New Life in an Old Land

By: Ferenc Mate

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Flamingo: 1998

Seller ID: 235136

ISBN: 0002258854

Condition: Very Good Condition


Ference Mate and his wife Candace arrived in Tuscany from New York in the late 1980s, knowing almost no Italian and with only four weeks to find themselves a new home. This is the tale of their new life in Tuscany. Previous owners name on front blank endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel; Travel & Places; Countries::France. ISBN: 0002258854. ISBN/EAN: 9780002258852. Inventory No: 235136. Paperback View more info

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Castles in Spain: A Flying Trip from Australia to Europe with some Quixotical Peregrinations in the Iberian Peninsula in Quest of Facts

By: Frank Clune

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1952

Seller ID: 246015

Condition: Very Good Condition


Light foxing to endpapers. Illustrated with black and white photograph. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Countries::Spain; Travel & Places; Travel. Inventory No: 246015. Hardcover View more info

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Whatever Happened To The Egyptian Revolution?

By: Galal Amin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cairo, The American University in Cairo Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 248069

ISBN: 9774165896

Condition: Near Fine Condition


In his latest exploration of the Egyptian malaise, Galal Amin first looks at the events of the months preceding the Revolution of 25 January 2011, pointing out the most important factors behind popular discontent. He then follows the ups and downs (mainly the downs) of the Revolution: the causes of rising hopes and expectations, mingled with successive disappointments, sometimes verging on despair, not least in the case of the presidential elections, when the Egyptian people were invited to choose between a rock and a hard place. This is followed by an outline of a possible brighter future for... View more info

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Whatever Happened To The Egyptian Revolution?

By: Galal Amin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Cairo, The American University in Cairo Press: 2013

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 248298

Condition: Near Fine Condition


In his latest exploration of the Egyptian malaise, Galal Amin first looks at the events of the months preceding the Revolution of 25 January 2011, pointing out the most important factors behind popular discontent. He then follows the ups and downs (mainly the downs) of the Revolution: the causes of rising hopes and expectations, mingled with successive disappointments, sometimes verging on despair, not least in the case of the presidential elections, when the Egyptian people were invited to choose between a rock and a hard place. This is followed by an outline of a possible brighter future for... View more info

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Inns and Villages of England

By: Garry Hogg

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Spring Books: 1972

Seller ID: 245848

ISBN: 0600348466

Condition: Good Condition


255 pages. Dust jacket has rubbing and small closed tears to edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Countries::Great Britain; Travel & Places; ISBN: 0600348466. ISBN/EAN: 9780600348467. Inventory No: 245848. Hardcover View more info

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Edinburgh A-Z Street Atlas

By: Geographers' A-Z Map Comany

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Scotland, Geographers' A-Z Map Comany: 1999

Seller ID: 248169

ISBN: 0850395496

Condition: Very Good Condition


56 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Travel; Travel & Places; Countries::Scotland. ISBN: 0850395496. ISBN/EAN: 9780850395495. Inventory No: 248169. Paperback View more info

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Stone Country - An Unauthorized History of Canada

By: George Bowering

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Canada, Penguin Books: 2004

Seller ID: 226687

ISBN: 0140296042

Condition: Very Good Condition


History is too important to be left to the historians. That's one lesson to be gleaned from novelist/poet George Bowering's history of Canada, Stone Country. While others have tried, and continue to attempt, to turn Confederation, the Meech Lake Accord, and the rise of Jean Chr├ętien into something other than the stuff of schoolkids' nightmares, it has taken a 67-year-old cynic with a novelist's insight (or vice versa) and sense of irony to turn these ingredients into a readable narrative. For starters, the author's manner is breezy and informal--at one point he writes that Prime Minister Mack... View more info

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The Baptistery and the Cathedral of Florence: An Art Guide

By: Giuseppe Marchini

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Firenze, Scala: 1972

Seller ID: 245085

Condition: Very Good Condition


The Baptistery, the Cathedral and the Museum of the opera del Duomo. 110 illustrations in colour 72 pages. Illustrated in colour. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Countries::Italy; Italy; Travel & Places; Inventory No: 245085. Paperback View more info

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A Short History Of The English Reformation

By: Gordon Crosse

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, England., A. R. Mowbray & Co Ltd: 1950

Seller ID: 070701

Condition: Good


125 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: History; History; Countries::Great Britain. Inventory No: 070701. Paperback View more info

Image for Yorkshire Painted and Described By Gordon Home

Yorkshire Painted and Described By Gordon Home

By: Gordon Home

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, England, Adam & Charles Black: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 160278

Condition: Very Good


464 pp + fold out map. Attractive decorative board. Foxing to pages. 71 illustrations. Fold out map has a few tears. Discolouration to spine, rubbing to egdes. Illustrated in colour. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Countries::Great Britain; History; History::Great Britain. Inventory No: 160278. Hardcover View more info

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Tipperary: Ordnance Map of Ireland Sheet 18 1/2 inch to 1 mile

By: Government of Ireland

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Dublin, Government of Ireland: 1968

Seller ID: 240259

Condition: Good Condition


Green cloth bound. Suirbheireacht Ordonais Fading to spine. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Countries::Ireland; Ireland; Geography & Maps; Inventory No: 240259. Hardcover View more info