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Image for ...<b>Men of the Jungle  </b><br>[Australia]

...Men of the Jungle
[Australia]

By: Idriess, Jon L.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Sydney Australia, Angus and Robertson: 1936

Edition: Seventh Edition

Seller ID: 007043


An absorbing account of Ion Idriess's adventures in the Jungles of North Queensland during the early part of this century, illustrated with numerous notes on the unique wildlife and characters of the region. “Mr Idriess’s vivid pages recall busy days when Cooktown was lively with prospectors from northern Peninsula goldfields; when men from the south-western tin-fields, from the beautiful Bloomfield and those wild outposts, the Scrub Camp and China Camp, made... View more info

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The World on One Leg
[World Travel, South Seas]

By: Walter, Ellery

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York:, A. L. Burt,: 1928.

Edition: Reprint Edition.

Seller ID: 007668


No ordinary travelogue , this story of a boy from 14 years to 21 traveling the world. Written when he was 22. Amazing adventures: captured by Pancho Villa's bandits, logging in British Columbia, a night watchman in Alaska, then he loses a foot and converses 45,000 miles on crutches beginning in Seattle to Honolulu and on around the world, visiting the Fiji Islands, Australia, Egypt, and North Africa. Though a reprint edition the condition makes it highly c... View more info

Image for <b> The Southern Ark: Zoological Discovery in New Zealand, 1769-1900 </b>

The Southern Ark: Zoological Discovery in New Zealand, 1769-1900

By: Andrews, J. R. H.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Hawaii:, Univ of Hawaii Press,: 1988

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008226


The Southern Ark surveys 130 years of discovery, description and illustration of New Zealand's unique fauna. It begins with the voyages of Captain Cook and concludes at the end of the Victorian era. Drawing on the writings of Joseph Banks, Richard Owens, and Richard Taylor and illustrations by artists such as Gould, Lear, and Wolf.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective My... View more info

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Australia for the Visitor
[Australia, Travel Guide]

By: Bank of New South Wales

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Sydney:, Halstead Press,: 1956.

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 006348


Map endpages. Previous owners stamp on endpages. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket in new clear protective Mylar sleeve. Light wear with minor wear at spine tips. Fully illustrated with b/w photographs, maps in color.8.5 inches tall. 217 pages with index. View more info

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Thistledown & Thunder a Higgledy-Piggledy Diary of New Zealand, The South Seas, Australia, Port Said, Italy, Canada and New York <

By: Bolitho, Hector

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London:, Jonathan Cape,: 1928

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 007667


A story of travel through 14 countries. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket, price-clipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light edge wear and hand soiling. Illustrated with photographs. Previous owner's name on Front Endpages. View more info

Image for <b>Zigzag Journeys in Australia; or, A Visit to the Ocean World.  </b>

Zigzag Journeys in Australia; or, A Visit to the Ocean World.

By: Butterworth, Hezekiah

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Boston:, Estes and Lauriat,: 1891

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008710


The Zigzag Series sold in the millions and made Butterworth a "literary millionaire". Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Pictorial boards in color, minor fading. Rubs to the corners with minor breaks in the cloth. minor hand-soil. Faint owner's stamp on first blank page. 8vo, 319 pages followed by 8 pages of publisher's Adverts. Fully illustrated with pictorial endpages, plates and in-text drawings. ... View more info

Image for <b>Zigzag Journeys in Australia; or, A Visit to the Ocean World.  </b><br>[Australia]

Zigzag Journeys in Australia; or, A Visit to the Ocean World.
[Australia]

By: Butterworth, Hezekiah

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Boston:, Estes and Lauriat,: 1891.

Edition: First Edition, Early Printing.

Seller ID: 008827


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Publishers' green cloth covered boards with stamped titles and decorations in black and gilt Bindings format 1. Fully illustrated with pictorial endpages, plates and in-text drawings. Decorated endpages. Illustrations on endpapers printed in blue; some illustrations engraved by Barbant and Hildibrand. 8vo, 319 pages followed by 8 pages of publisher's Adverts.. Ref: OCLC 937678... View more info

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...Fire at the Mount

By: Coad, Beverly & Knudsen, Jeanette

Price: $12.95

Publisher: China:, Amity Press,: 2010.

Seller ID: 004556


No Flaws or Blemishes, Gift Quality.Fire at the Mount is the story of revival at Mount Maunganui Baptist Church in New Zealand. It tells the story of one of the early Baptist churches in New Zealand to embrace the charismatic movement. The book tells how the baptism and gifts of the Holy Spirit were introduced into the church and how hundreds of people, especially the unchurched youth, became Christians and found new life. These events happened in the 1970s... View more info

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Tasmania: A Place to Remember
[Australia]

By: Dale, Michelle

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tasmania, Australia:, United Press,: 1992,

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 007422


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Slip case has one bump on bottom due to retail handling. Book is flawless. View more info

Image for <b>Batavia's Graveyard - The True Story of the Mad Heretic Who Led History's Bloodiest Mutiny  </b><br>[Australia - History]

Batavia's Graveyard - The True Story of the Mad Heretic Who Led History's Bloodiest Mutiny
[Australia - History]

By: Dash, Mike

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London:, Weidenfeld & Nicolson,: 2002.

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 006500


When the Dutch East Indiaman Batavia struck an uncharted reef off the new continent of Australia on her maiden voyage in 1629, 332 men, women and children were on board. While some headed off in a lifeboat to seek help, 250 of the survivors ended up on a tiny coral island less than half a mile long. A band of mutineers, whose motives were almost beyond comprehension, then started on a cold-blooded killing spree, leaving fewer than 80 people alive when the rescue b... View more info

Image for <b>Map: Australia Physical and Political by A. Guyot 1871 in Four Color from Geographical Series.</b>

Map: Australia Physical and Political by A. Guyot 1871 in Four Color from Geographical Series.

By: Guyot, A.

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York:, Charles Scribner & Company,: 1871

Seller ID: 005291a


Map: Australia Physical and Political by A. Guyot 1871.Aprox. Height: 9.625 inches; Length: 12.125 inches. Rear of Map is page 89 of text.Map in Four colors. Minor edge wear. Lower left corner closed chips. Staple holes show on lower edge. As expected age-toning.The print was saved from a book that was beyond repair or use. Easily minimally trimmed for framing.From Guyot’s Geographical Series. The Earth and Its Inhabitants. Common School Ge... View more info

Image for <b>Cannibal-Land. Adventures with a Camera in the New Hebrides.</b><br>[Vanuatu]

Cannibal-Land. Adventures with a Camera in the New Hebrides.
[Vanuatu]

By: Johnson, Martin

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Boston and New York:, Houghton Mifflin,: 1929.

Edition: Later Printing.

Seller ID: 006000


Illustrated with photographs by the author, the famous explorer Martin Johnson, who later became the noted documentary filmmaker in Africa with his wife, Osa. New Hebrides, named for the Hebrides Scottish archipelago, was the colonial name for the island group in the South Pacific Ocean that now is the nation of Vanuatu. Native people had inhabited the islands for three thousand years before the first Europeans arrived in 1606 from a Spanish expedition led by Pedr... View more info

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Geography of New Zealand For Senior Pupils in the Public Schools, Scholarship Candidates, and Pupil Teachers.

By: MacDonald, J. R.

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Wellington & Christchurch, New Zealand:, Gordon & Gotch,: 1903.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 006350


Blind-stamped blue cloth. Bindings tight and square, though front-hinge starting. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear.Ref: LcCon: 06025739 ; OCLC: 991441605 View more info

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Ahab's Trade: The Saga of South Sea Whaling.

By: Mawer, G. A.; Mawer, Granville Allen.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, Palgrave Macmillan,: 2000.

Edition: First Edition; First Printing;

Seller ID: 003795


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. Ahab's Trade tracks the rise and fall of this first global industry and tells the story of the men who made it. The Nantucketers, the first and the best, taught the world how whaling should be done. Although they whaled in American, British, French, Australian and New Zealand ships, their calling made them citizens of a closed and isolated world unlike that of other seamen. View more info

Image for <b>Headhunting in the Solomon Islands Around the Coral Sea  </b><br>[Melanesia]

Headhunting in the Solomon Islands Around the Coral Sea
[Melanesia]

By: Mytinger, Caroline

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, The Macmillan Company,: 1942.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 007480


An account of a remarkable adventure from 1926 – 1930. The goal of the two women, one a portrait painter the other a ukulele playing jac-of-all-trades was to make a pictorial record of " backward human beings who are fast vanishing from this earth before the advances of civilization: " The people group were the Melanesians also called headhunters. Black and gold spine titles, front decoration. Bindings square and tight. Text clean moderate even toning. Minim... View more info

Image for <b> Ships' Graveyards: Abandoned Watercraft and the Archaeological Site Formation Process  </b>

Ships' Graveyards: Abandoned Watercraft and the Archaeological Site Formation Process

By: Richards, Nathan

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Gainesville, Florida:, University Press of Florida,: 2008.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009047


Using Australian waters as a case study, Richards examines over 1,500 vessels abandoned over a period of more than 200 years. In offering such a detailed focus on an underutilized archaeological resource, he provides a model for the examination of similar sites and processes in many other locations around the world.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. 8vo; 255 pages; chapter notes, bibliography and index. Illustrated. Co-published with The S... View more info

Image for <b>A Shepherd Boy of Australia.</b>

A Shepherd Boy of Australia.

By: Sutton, Margaret

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York:, Grossett & Dunlap,: 1941

Edition: First Edition - First Printing,

Seller ID: 004713


Map endpages. Bookplate on half-title page. Blue cloth spine to lighter blue decorated boards. Bindings tight and square Light handling wear. Text clean. View more info

Image for <b>  A Pictorial Guide to Many Lands The British Commonwealth and Empire </b>

A Pictorial Guide to Many Lands The British Commonwealth and Empire

By: Turner, W. J. - Introduction and editor.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York:, Hastings House,: 1943

Seller ID: 006861


This history and travel book highlights Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India, East Africa and other areas of the Empire. Fully illustrated with 48 Full-color plates and 173 in black and white. Endpapers are illustrated with maps of the British Empire in WWII. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 9 inches tall. 312 pages. View more info