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JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH: OCEANS AND ATMOSPHERES

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The American Geophysical Union: 1972

Seller ID: 007231


Good condition. Journal of Geophysical Research, Volume 77, No. 36, December 1972. View more info

THE AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH. Its Geography and History.

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold:

Seller ID: 008704


illus throughout by Hardy, a prolific illus & artist (died 1914), also enjoy a col map of Aust without Canberra. 144pp + Arnold's catalogue at rear. This book part of the 1/- series. Name fountain pen front, biro inside & pencil. Corners worn/bumped. Some pencil notes throughout, spine separating at 1st page but still well attached. Interesting bit of Aussie history. View more info

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Highways and Byways in South Wales

By: N/A

Price: $80.00

Publisher: UK, Macmillan & Co. Ltd.: 1903

Seller ID: 008895


1908 Prize plate inside cover, cover red cloth with gilt embossed Brigend School badge, spine gilt titling & binding ridges, faux(?) leather corners, marbled end papers & compressed edges, 418pp with a multitude of illus throughout. View more info

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Google Australia

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: googleaust


Google your hometown, company, your kids or partner or even your own name & add a few salient features - job done. View more info

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You Are Leaving...

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: border


We'll create a border crossing t-shirt for you in homage to the famous Checkpoint Charlie in Berlin. View more info

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I Remember St Petersburg

By: Almedingen, EM

Price: $92.00

Publisher: London, Longmans Young: 1969

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 008905


ex-lib, 2 borrowings, lib pocket at final page, lib nos on spine, 192 in great order, sewn-in binding, bw illus throughout. "The author grew up in a virtually fatherless family in incongruous poverty surrounded by people of intellectual & social eminence" This book set her reputation as a scholar & writer having at 19 seen the explosion of the October Revolution. View more info

All Israel

By: Bacon, Josephine (ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London,, The Apple Press: 1988

Seller ID: 008686


Vivid descriptions of the landscape, the flora and fauna, insights into the very diverse Jewish population, drawn from 74 lands and Israel's significant non-Jewish minorities. It has 176 pages with color photos and index. Square book just over a kilo. View more info

Greening a Brown Land The Australian Search for Sustainable Land Use

By: Barr, Neil and Cary, John

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Australia, Macmillan: 1992

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 010016


History of Australian rural land use from the time of the early European settlers, with emphasis on the struggle to green a brown land. 343pp with some photos diagrams illustrations. 13chpters plus endnotes, conclusion, index - all pp clean white tightly bound. View more info

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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

The Book of Flags

By: Campbell, G and Evans, I

Price: $14.00

Publisher: UK, OUP: 1953

Seller ID: 008864


Book marked fair only due to shabby corners & Ron (the previous owner decided to write his name on the blank inside cover in thick red- thanks Ron!) O/w pages clean & well bound 116pp View more info

CRADLE MOUNTAIN, LAKE ST CLAIR AND WALLS OF JERUSALEM NATIONAL PARKS

By: Chapman John and Siseman John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pindari Publications, Australia: 1990

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 008182


Includes detailed track notes and information to all the popular routes, including day walks and some lesser known walking routes into remote wild country including the overland Track, Walls of Jerusalem, Pine Valley, Black Bluff Range, Cheyne Range and Eldon Range. Photos, maps and detailed descriptions. View more info

TECHNICAL REPORT 19: HEIGHTING BY VERTICAL ANGLES TORRES STRAIT ISLANDS 1973

By: Cook D.P And Steed J.B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Department of Minerals and Energy, Australia: 1974

Seller ID: 006521


Very Good/Good condition. "Heighting by Vertical Angles Torres Strait Islands 1973", prepared by the Division of Mapping, Department of Minerals and Energy, Australia. View more info

China A Concise Cultural History

By: Cotterell, Arthur

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1988

Seller ID: 011579


339 crisp pp & several photo sections, 700g packed for posting. ONE OF THE MOST FAR-REACHING POLITICAL EVENTS SINCE THE SECOND WORLD WAR IS THE RE-EMERGENCE OF CHINA AS A WORLD POWER. IN THE NEAR TWO DECADES SINCE CHAIRMAN MAO'S DEATH, CHINA HAS BEEN OPENING UP THE ONCE MOST SECRET AND OLDEST SURVIVING CIVILISATION TO THE REST OF THE WORLD. THIS COMPREHENSIVE CULTURAL HISTORY, RANGING FROM PREHISTORIC TIMES TO THE PRESENT, EXAMINES MAJOR TRENDS AND KEY INDIVIDUALS THAT H... View more info

THE OPENING OF THE WORLD

By: Divine David

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Collins: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007772


Very Good/Good condition. View more info

CANADIAN JOURNAL OF EARTH SCIENCES: PRESENTATION AND ASSESSMENT OF TIDES AND WATER LEVEL RECORDS FOR GEOPHYSICAL INVESTIGATIONS

By: Dohler G.C. And Ku L.F.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The National Research Council of Canada: 1970

Seller ID: 007232


Good condition. View more info

The Sacred Mountains of Asia

By: Einarsen John

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boston, Shambhala: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000099


The sacred mountain is a symbol revered by people in every ethnic and religions tradition of Asia, from India to Japan. The twenty-nine pieces presented here celebrate the sacred peaks through prose, poetry, travelogue, historical and spiritual texts, art and photographs. View more info

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Journey to the Jade Sea

By: Hillaby, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: UK, Constable and Company Ltd.: 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008909


A brilliant travelogue of an African journey by a gifted wordsmith. Book in lovely condition, 234pp with bw pix throughout. dj unclipped & a millimetre short of excellent. View more info

GEODESY: ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATIONS, GRAVITY MEASUREMENTS, AND METHOD OF LEAST SQUARES

By: Hosmer George L.

Price: $140.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007115


Good condition. A detailed manual on geodesy- "Throughout the book the aim has been to make the underlying principles clear, and to emphasize the theory as well as the details of field work. The methods of observing and computing have been brought up to date so as to be consistent with the present practice of the Coast and Geodetic Survey." View more info

HURRICANES AND TWISTERS

By: Irving Robert

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Scholastic Books: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004664


Reading copy. Clean pages and tight binding. Inscription on first page. Clean cover, a little worn, protected in contact. Stamp on first page, library loan envelope attached inside back cover. Loan code attached to spine. Clean compressed page edge. View more info

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Collapse How Societies Choose to Fail Or Succeed

By: Jared Diamond

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Penguin (Allen Lane): 2005

Seller ID: 009565


name on 1st p > GBks review > "Essential reading ... Collapse [shows] that resilient societies are nimble ones, capable of long-term planning and of abandoning deeply entrenched but ultimately destructive core values and beliefs." "There are hopeful messages in Collapse. With Diamond's help, maybe we'll learn to see our problems a little more clearly before we chop down that last palm tree." "Extraordinarily panoramic ...Diamond's complex historical... View more info