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Tuscan Cookbook

By: Beer, Maggie & Alexander, Stephanie

Price: $38.00

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

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

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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

A Guide to the Transport Museums of Great Britain

By: Garvey, Jude

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UK, Pelham Books: 1982

Seller ID: 009049


The book describes all the Transport museums in Great Britain and Northern Ireland with important collections, 52 museums each with a chapter placed in hsitorical context plus a Gazetteer including all 106 museums with a brief description of their contents. Map at rear showing where they can be located. 238pp This covers boats, planes, trams trains cars etc. View more info

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FREYA STARK PASSIONATE NOMAD

By: Geniesse Jane Fletcher

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pimlico lONDON: 2000

Seller ID: 2018014


Freya Stark had a career as a writer, explorer and official diplomat. She explored ancient trading routes in the Yemeni desert, Crusaders castles in Syria, uncharted regions of Arabia and Alexander the Great's path through Turkey. She often travelled along through dangerous and uncomfortable territoreis. During the Second World War she worked for the Foreign Office inBaghdad and Cairo and made an ill fated tour of America for the ministry of Information. This is a we... View more info

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FACING THE FROZEN OCEAN One Man's Dream to Lead a Team Across the Treacherous North Atlantic

By: Grylls Bear

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Macmillan London: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2018025


A true contemporary adventure into the North Atlantic by the author and his crew. Includes colour plates taken during their travels. View more info

The Colour Encyclopedia of Incredible Aeroplanes

By: Jarrett, Philip

Price: $23.00

Publisher: UK, Dorling Kindersley: 2007

Seller ID: 010873


This book gives a complete rundown of the world's best-loved and significant aircraft, from the first flying machines to today's most technologically advanced planes & a wealth of often bizarre permmutations in-between. Unusual "patterned" paper used throughout, I guess to give a vintage appeal, wonderful illustrations/photos. 359 pp & just on a kilo to post. View more info

On the Trail of Inca Gold

By: Lazo, Hector

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Olbourne: 1957

Seller ID: 009380


Sort of a travel/adventure narrative illustrated with bw photos throughout.214 clean well bound pp, foxing to compressed p edge. View more info

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The world the world

By: Lewis, Norman

Price: $22.00

Publisher: UK, Random House: 1996

Seller ID: 010931


Norman Douglas is indeed interesting & if you enjoyed his "asides" you'll definitely like Norman Lewis. The range of his memoir is wide and includes adventures in Italy (the scene of Naples '44), Sicily (location of his bestselling The Honored Society), Brazil (where he was the first to expose genocide in Amazonia), India (A Goddess in the Stones), Indonesia (An Empire of the East), Burma (Golden Earth), Indochina (A Dragon Apparent), and Cuba (reminiscences of ... View more info

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The world the world

By: Lewis, Norman

Price: $18.00

Publisher: UK, Picador: 1997

Seller ID: 011075


293 crisp pp, less than 500g for post. Norman Douglas is indeed interesting & if you enjoyed his "asides" you'll definitely like Norman Lewis. The range of his memoir is wide and includes adventures in Italy (the scene of Naples '44), Sicily (location of his bestselling The Honored Society), Brazil (where he was the first to expose genocide in Amazonia), India (A Goddess in the Stones), Indonesia (An Empire of the East), Burma (Golden Earth), Indochina (A Dragon... View more info

Place Matters gendered geography in Victorian women's travel books about Southeast Asia

By: Morgan, Susan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: USA, Rutgers Uni Press: 1996

Seller ID: 009463


Susan Morgan's study of materials and regions previously neglected in contemporary postcolonial studies begins with the transforming premise that "place matters." Concepts derived from writings about one area of the world cannot simply be transposed to another area, in some sort of global theoretical move. Moreover, place in the discourse of Victorian imperialism is a matter of gendered as well as geographic terms. Morgan makes extensive use of theorists whose ... View more info

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PASSENGER TO TEHERAN

By: Sackville-West Vita

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd. London: 1991

Seller ID: 2017065


Beautifully described account of the author's journey from England to Persia in 1926. View more info