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GUIDE TO THE GULF; BAHRAIN, OMAN, QATAR AND THE UAE

By: N/A

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Gulf Air, Lonely Planet: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002124


Specially produced for Gulf Air by the team at Lonely Planet, this guide includes Budget to five-star accommodation and restaurants, lots of practical advice, including information on business etiquette and local traditions, visas, border crossings and transport and a comprehensive Arabic language chapter. View more info

HUGO'S WHEN IN GERMANY

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Hugo's Language Intitute Ltd: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004366


Good condition. Clean pages, tight binding, no inscription. Cover is slightly worn on edges. View more info

ITALY

By: N/A

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Anglo-Italian Publication:

Seller ID: 004369


Very Good condition. Clean pages and tight binding. First two pages have darkening and pale foxing. No inscription. Clean and unmarked boards. Unclipped dustjacket, a little worn on edges. Each chapter repeated in three languages: English, German and French. View more info

ONE DRY SEASON; In the Footsteps of Mary Kingsley

By: Alexander Caroline

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury, London: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002121


A hundred years ago Mary Henrietta Kingsley decided to spend her respite from domesticity in West Africa. The book she wrote on her return "Travels in West Africa" inspired Caorline Alexander to follow in Kingsleys footsteps. This is her story. View more info

BREAKFAST IN BALI, SUPPER AT THE SAVOY

By: Ballantyne Tom

Price: $18.00

Publisher: ABC Australia: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004354


Very Good condition. Clean pages and tight binding. Inscription on first page. Clean and unmarked cover, edges curl very slightly on front. Clean compressed page edge. View more info

A CURIOUS LIFE FOR A LADY The Story of Isabella Bird, Traveller Extraordinary

By: Barr Pat

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Penguin, UK: 1985

Seller ID: 011926


When in 1872 at the age of forty, the rather earnest daughter of a country parson abandoned the rectory nest and began her pioneering journeys to some of the most inhospitable corners of the world, she was aware that she was escaping the frustrations and shackles of Victorian middle class life. As she remarked "travellers are privileged to do the most improper things". View more info

DAVE BARRY DOES JAPAN

By: Barry Dave

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Fawcett Columbine, New York: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004353


Very Good/Good condition. Clean pages and tight binding. No inscription. Clean and unmared cover. Clean compressed page edge. View more info

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Tuscan Cookbook

By: Beer, Maggie & Alexander, Stephanie

Price: $43.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Viking: 1998

Seller ID: 011936


What a treat this is, 224 sumptuous pp - the art/photography throughout should really put this into our art category rather than cooking but .... Beer & Alexander need no intro & their food passion is a joy in this quality production. Faults? only that I have to sell it rather than keep it, grrrr! approx 1.5kg packed weight. View more info

French Leave Encore

By: Binns, Richard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: UK, Chiltern House: 1992

Seller ID: 008526


Providing insights into the hotels, restaurants, menu terms and 22 regions of France, this fifth edition has been re-written and extended. It includes detailed descriptions of more than 850 hotels and restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets, and an 80-page section of several dozen chapters, with maps, on themes such as wild flowers, gardens, fishing and golfing. 2500 menu terms, wines and cheeses are translated and explained. All the research, editing and cartography ... View more info

IN A SUNBURNED COUNTRY

By: Bryson Bill

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Broadway Books, New York: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009254


inscription in front, "Bill Bryson takes his readers on a rollicking ride far beyond the beaten tourist path..." View more info

Discover Sydney Harbour

By: Capricorn Press (ed)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Australia, Pan MacMillan Australia: 2003

Seller ID: 008792


200pp - the definitive guide to every bay beach headland lookout island reserve park & interesting building that you can explore on the Harbour & its waterways. Great condition throughout (must have been kept on a luxury yacht) card covers, French flaps. View more info

LALAPPA; An Indian Story

By: Christlieb Marie L.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: The London Missionary Society, London: 1028

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002341


A wonderful insight into Indian Village life in the 1920's. Includes 12 illustrations. View more info

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Coleman's Drive

By: Coleman, John

Price: $16.00

Publisher: UK, Travel Book Club: 1962

Seller ID: 009379


review - Once opened, it is difficult to put the book down. It tells of John Coleman, driving from Buenos Aires to New York in a 1925 Austin 7 Chummy. Through terrain of desert, mountain and jungle, Coleman lets his reader into a world of fascination, humour and (it must be said) some risk. 260 clean well bound pp View more info

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The Yacht Navigator's Handbook

By: Dahl, Norman

Price: $32.00

Publisher: UK, Ward Lock: 1983

Seller ID: 011294


200 ship-shape pp, 900g packed in a lifebelt for post. This practical handbook covers all the techniques of navigation that most yachtsmen are likely to need in order to conduct their vessels from one place to another safely and accurately. Contains information on: The instruments The charts and books needed and how to use them; How to keep track of a yacht's position The various different position-finding techniques The effects of the weather and tides on the yacht's po... View more info

BRUGES AND ITS BEAUTIES

By: De Mol J.J. And Trimboli G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Editions Thill s.a. Bruzelles:

Seller ID: 007290


Very Good condition. View more info

Shifting Sands

By: Donahue, Steve

Price: $17.00

Publisher: USA, Berrett-Koehleer: 2004

Seller ID: 008854


A gripping tale of Donahue's crossing of the Sahara desert BUT with a metaphorical take - the crossing of the desert as a metaphor for a life's journey - the people, the places, the events that mark a lifetime. 149pp incl bw photos. View more info

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Rejoice in Freedom

By: Farwell, George

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Australia, Nelson: 1976

Seller ID: 009167


Farwell is best described as a traveller & this book looks into his childhood in Wales right up to his latest wanderings in Mexico in this 21st book of his. bw pix, 393pp & some 750g of enjoyable armchair adventuring. View more info

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Exploration Fawcett

By: Fawcett, Col PH

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, Phoenix: 2001

Seller ID: 009181


The disappearance of Colonel Fawcett in the Matto Grosso remains one of the great unsolved mysteries of today. In 1925 Fawcett was convinced that he had discovered the location of a lost city; he had set out with two companions, one of whom was his eldest son, to destination 'Z', never to be heard of again. His younger son, Brian Fawcett, has compiled this book from letters and records left by his father whose last written words to his wife were: 'You need have no fear o... View more info

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Barrow's Boys

By: Fleming, FFergus

Price: $24.00

Publisher: UK, Granta Books: 1998

Seller ID: 010655


Our book from Edinburgh lib, usual stamps/stickers 489pp & an ice block over one kilo for post to you. Barrow's Boysis a spellbinding account of perilous journeys to uncharted areas under the most challenging conditions. Fergus Fleming captures the passion for exploration that led a band of men into situations that would humble today's bravest adventurers. After the Napoleonic wars, John Barrow, Second Secretary to the Admiralty, launched the most ambitious exploration p... View more info

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THE ULTIMATE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF STEAM & RAIL.

By: Garratt, Colin & Wade-Mattyhew, Max

Price: $43.00

Publisher: Lorenz Books: 1998

Seller ID: 012816


This huge book (nearly 2.5kgs packed for post) looks at the early beginnings of steam power to today's high-speed passenger trains. The book covers nearly two centuries of locomotive and railway development. Divided into several sections; birth, growth, present and then sections on world rail experiences from the Americas, Europe, Asia & the Pacific. This book is the coming together of an earlier two volume set. Written by experts in the field and illustrated with over 1... View more info