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

By: Barr Pat

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Penguin, UK, 1985


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

A MOMENT OF WAR

By: Lee Laurie

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Chivers Press Uk, 1992

Edition: 1st Thus


Large Print and ex library with frontis removed, clean pages, pen and ink illustrations. A Moment of War is an ironic, elegiac account of youthful idealism at the end of Auden's "low dishonest decade". Laurie Lee walked ove rthe Pyrenees into Spain to join the International Brigades. In this volume Laur Lee describes the bitter witner leadint to the Republican Army's defeat. View more info

FLASHMAN ON THE MARCH

By: Fraser George MacDonald

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, London, 2005

Edition: 1st UK


Another of Fraser's brilliant adventures, this time to a remote unknown kingdom in Africa. View more info

HIGHWAYS TO A WAR

By: Koch Christopher J.

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Viking/Penguin UK, 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Book Weighs Over 500 Gms


Christopher Koch's haunting new novel Highways to a War tells the story of Australian Michael Langford, a brilliant, risk taking combat photographer who has stolen into Khmer Rouge Cambodia on an unexplained quest and disappeared. View more info

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LAWRENCE The Uncrowned King of Arabia

By: Asher Michael

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Penguin London, 1999


Well researched and presented account of the life of T.E. LAWRENCE. Black/White and Colour plates support the text. View more info

LETTERS FROM AFRICA 1914-1931

By: Dinesen Isak

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Picador UK, 1983


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LOCKSLEY

By: Chase Nicholas

Price: $18.00

Publisher: HEINEMANN, lONDON, 1983

Edition: 1st Edition


Filled with the sounds of battle, the brilliant pageantry of court and set in the Middle Ages, this is an absorbing narrative of excitement and romance. View more info

MY KENYA DAYS

By: Thesiger Wilfred

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, London, 1994

Edition: 1st Edition


Wilfred Thesiger is one of the 20th Century's greatest travellers and explorers. His books Arabian Sands and The Marsh Arabs have been hailed as classics of modern travel writing. This work, which follows on from his bestselling autobiography, The Life of my Choice, provides a compelling record of Thesiger's thirty years in Kenya. Lavishly illustrated with his own photographs, the book contains superb evocations of Kenya's vanishing tribal heritage, of the dramatic la... View more info

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PASSENGER TO TEHERAN

By: Sackville-West Vita

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd. London, 1991


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

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RAJ The Making and Unmaking of British India

By: James Lawrence

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Little Brown & Company, 1997

Edition: 1st Edition


Very well researched and presented recounted story of the development of modern India and Pakistan beginning with the British rule and departure in 1947. Book weighs over the 500gms standard postage. View more info

TIBETAN JOURNEY

By: Patterson George N.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Readers Book Club, lONDON,


George N. Patterson recounts his time spent in Tibet as a missionary during the late 1940s and his escape into India when the Chinese communists invated Tibet in 1950. Includes interesting historical photographs supporting the text. View more info

TRAVELS WITH A TANGERINE A Journey in the Footnotes of Ibn Battutah

By: Mackintish-Smith Tim

Price: $35.00

Publisher: John Murray, London, 2001

Edition: 1st Edition


Tim Mackintosh-Smith explores the first stage of Ibn Battutah's journey from Tangier to Constantinople. View more info