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The Winning Of Australian Antarctica

By: A. Grenfell Price

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Australia, Angus & Robertson: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 241392

Condition: Very Good Condition


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 View more info

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Paris To The Moon - A Family In France

By: Adam Copnik

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Vintage: 2001

Seller ID: 237961

ISBN: 0099772019

Condition: Good Condition


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... View more info

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Douglas Mawson - Explorer For Science

By: Adrian Magee

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Cardigan Street: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 239074

ISBN: 1863910832

Condition: Near Fine Condition


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 View more info

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Trial By Tandem

By: Alan McCulloch

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, F. W. Cheshire: 1950

Seller ID: 2104

Condition: Very Good Condition


235 pages. Previous owners details on front blank endpaper. Illustrator: Alan McCulloch. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Travel & Places; travel. Inventory No: 2104. Hardcover View more info

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The Last Great Adventure of Sir Peter Blake

By: Alan Sefton

Price: $30.00

Publisher: USA, Sheridan House: 2003

Seller ID: 230205

ISBN: 1574091905

Condition: Very Good Condition


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 retur... View more info

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Eyewitness Travel Guides: Paris

By: Alan Tillier

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Dorling Kindersley: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 241749

ISBN: 0751300101

Condition: 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. C... View more info

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Track Across Alaska - A Dog Sled Journey

By: Alastair Scott

Price: $12.00

Publisher: USA, Atlantic: 1990

Seller ID: 243245

ISBN: 0871134705

Condition: Very Good Condition


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 View more info

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Sunshine on Sugar Hill: Once Upon a Time, An Australian Girl Moved to Harlem

By: Angela Gilltrap

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, ABC books: 2009

Seller ID: 238185

ISBN: 0733321917

Condition: 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/musicia... View more info

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Flash & Brash With Fries on the Side: Doing California with Ann Richard

By: Ann Rickard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2006

Seller ID: 239499

ISBN: 1741103681

Condition: Very Good Condition


Follow the quintessential Aussie couple as they check out the biggest trees, the biggest sandwiches, the biggest houses and more. This is California as you've never seen it before. 255 pages. Light foxing to outer page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: travel; Travel & Places; ISBN: 1741103681. ISBN/EAN: 9781741103687. Inventory No: 239499. Paperback View more info

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Not Another Greek Salad

By: Ann Rickard

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2004

Seller ID: 240825

ISBN: 1741101522

Condition: Very Good Condition


We walk up to the castle, an 18th century thing that is now just neglected ruins. We scamble around but it is obvious from the pungent odour and stains on the crumbling old walls that several hundred men have used this as a convenient place to take a pee. Still it has fabulous views out over the blue sea and we stay there for as long as we can stand the smell, admiring the scene. Ann Rickard has the writing and travel bug. After her first book Not Another Book About Italy she returned to her life and job in Noosa but it wasn't long before she found another reason to travel, this time to Greece... View more info

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Flash & Brash With Fries on the Side: Doing California with Ann Richard

By: Ann Rickard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2006

Seller ID: 241787

ISBN: 1741103681

Condition: Very Good Condition


Follow the quintessential Aussie couple as they check out the biggest trees, the biggest sandwiches, the biggest houses and more. This is California as you've never seen it before. 255 pages. Light foxing to outer page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: travel; Travel & Places; ISBN: 1741103681. ISBN/EAN: 9781741103687. Inventory No: 241787. Paperback View more info

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Not Another Greek Salad

By: Ann Rickard

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, New Holland: 2004

Seller ID: 245265

ISBN: 1741101522

Condition: Very Good Condition


We walk up to the castle, an 18th century thing that is now just neglected ruins. We scamble around but it is obvious from the pungent odour and stains on the crumbling old walls that several hundred men have used this as a convenient place to take a pee. Still it has fabulous views out over the blue sea and we stay there for as long as we can stand the smell, admiring the scene. Ann Rickard has the writing and travel bug. After her first book Not Another Book About Italy she returned to her life and job in Noosa but it wasn't long before she found another reason to travel, this time to Greece... View more info

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Extra Virgin - Amongst The Olive Groves of Liguria

By: Annie Hawes

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin Books: 2001

Seller ID: 231559

ISBN: 0140294236

Condition: Good Condition


A small stone house deep among the olive groves of Liguria, going for the price of a dodgy second-hand car. Annie Hawes and her sister, on the spot by chance, have no plans whatsoever to move to the Italian Riviera but find naturally that it's an offer they can't refuse. The laugh is on the Foreign Females who discover that here amongst the hardcore olive farming folk their incompetence is positively alarming. Not to worry: the thrifty villagers of Diano San Pietro are on the case, and soon plying the Pallid Sisters with advice, ridicule, tall tales and copious hillside refreshments ... 339 pa... View more info

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Cheshire

By: Arthur Mees

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, The Caxton Publishing Company: 1948

Seller ID: 229109

Condition: Very Good Condition


A guide to everything that makes the county famous town by town village by village with 117 fine gravure illustrations 191 pages. Age tanning to pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. The publication date given above is an estimate only, there being no date given in the book. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Travel::Travel & Exploration; Travel & Places; Inventory No: 229109. Hardcover View more info

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Biting The Big Apple [A Memoir of Life, Love in New York City]

By: Bella Vendramini

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Australia, Hachette: 2008

Seller ID: 245046

ISBN: 0733621848

Condition: Good Condition


Bella knew there must be more to life than a series of casual jobs working for increasingly freakish bosses and drinking tea in her Glebe kitchen each night. An actor by trade, she scraped together enough money for a one-way ticket to the Big Apple, enrolling on impulse in the prestigious Strasberg Institute. What life in New York City would offer her she could never have predicted...sometimes ugly, mostly poverty-stricken but always exhilarating, Bella embraced the rollercoaster ride. This is the story of how Bella took on New York - her brilliant love affair that turned sour, the friends she... View more info

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An Australian's Britain & Ireland - British Airways BTA

By: Bernard Lynam

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Philip Campbell Publishing:

Seller ID: 247114

ISBN: 0958767025

Condition: Good Condition


222 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Travel; Travel & Places; ISBN: 0958767025. ISBN/EAN: 9780958767026. Inventory No: 247114. Paperback View more info

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Notes from a Small Island

By: Bill Bryson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Black Swan: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 245827

ISBN: 0552996009

Condition: Good Condition


After nearly two decades in Britain, Bill Bryson, the acclaimed author of such best-sellers as The Mother Tongue and Made in America, decided it was time to move back to the United States for a while. This was partly to let his wife and kids experience life in Bryson's homeland - and partly because he had read that 3.7 million Americans believed that they had been abducted by aliens at one time or another. It was thus clear to him that his people needed him. But before leaving his much-loved home in North Yorkshire, Bryson insisted on taking one last trip around Britain, a sort of valedictory ... View more info

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Notes from a Small Island

By: Bill Bryson

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Black Swan: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 248072

ISBN: 0552996009

Condition: Good Condition


After nearly two decades in Britain, Bill Bryson, the acclaimed author of such best-sellers as The Mother Tongue and Made in America, decided it was time to move back to the United States for a while. This was partly to let his wife and kids experience life in Bryson's homeland - and partly because he had read that 3.7 million Americans believed that they had been abducted by aliens at one time or another. It was thus clear to him that his people needed him. But before leaving his much-loved home in North Yorkshire, Bryson insisted on taking one last trip around Britain, a sort of valedictory ... View more info