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LAWRENCE The Uncrowned King of Arabia

By: Asher Michael

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Penguin London: 1999

Seller ID: 2017066


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

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INSIDE EGYPT The Land of The Pharaohs on the Brink of a Revolution

By: Bradley John R,

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Palgrave Mcmillan, NY: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2018016


Well researched and presented the author brings Egypt alive, taking readers through the kaleidoscope of Egypt today with an eye on the past combined with pertinent questions about where the country is heading. View more info

LOCKSLEY

By: Chase Nicholas

Price: $18.00

Publisher: HEINEMANN, lONDON, 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 012296


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

LETTERS FROM AFRICA 1914-1931

By: Dinesen Isak

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Picador UK: 1983

Seller ID: 013025


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THE SWORD AND THE CROSS

By: Fleming Fergus

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Granta Publications, London: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012107


"a story of two fanatical adventurers who helped make the conquest of the Sahara possible. Viscomte Charles de Foucauld and Henry Laperrine, friends and contemporaries were both devoted to the glory of France and each of them found his vocation in the desert. View more info

FLASHMAN ON THE MARCH

By: Fraser George MacDonald

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, London: 2005

Edition: 1st UK

Seller ID: 012927


Another of Fraser's brilliant adventures, this time to a remote unknown kingdom in Africa. 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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OUT OF CAPTIVITY Surviving 1,967 Days in the Colombian Jungle.

By: Gonsalves Mark, Stansell Keith and Howes Tom with Gary Brozek

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, New York: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2018007


Three American civilian contractors who crash-landed in the jungle of Colombia and were taken prisoners of the FARC a Colombian terrorist group, recount their amazing tale of survival, friendship and rescue over a five and a half year period. 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

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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

Seller ID: 012162


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

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

Seller ID: 012287


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

A MOMENT OF WAR

By: Lee Laurie

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Chivers Press Uk: 1992

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 012294


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

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

Seller ID: 012291


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

TIBETAN JOURNEY

By: Patterson George N.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Readers Book Club, lONDON:

Seller ID: 011790


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

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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

MY KENYA DAYS

By: Thesiger Wilfred

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, London: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 012293


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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GERTRUDE BELL

By: Winstone H.V.F.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Barzan Publishing, London: 2004

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2018012


H.V.E. Winstone's absorbing biography of Gertrude Bell was the first full-scale account of her life when it was published in 1978. Since then it has been reprinted many times. In this revised edition, the author sheds fresh light on Gertrude's life and on recent events in Iraq. Text supported by end paper maps and black and white photos. View more info