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1 Surrey: The County Handbook
Ed. J. Burrow Fourth Edition Paperback Fair+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
148 pp. No date in book, circa 1950s. Two laid-in slips, one with Surrey Coat of Arms, the other a presentation slip dated 12/8/1957, "With the compliments of The Clerk of the County Council." Numerous ads and b&w photos. Glue at spine has failed, causing wraps to begin to come away from the pages, although the pages are still bound securely. Wraps with light general wear, some creasing at corners, and some edgewear. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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2 The Impact of Tourism on the Environment: General Report
Paris Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 1980 9264120602 / 9789264120600 Soft Cover Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
152 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated wraps. Corners a little bumped and curled. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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3 The Pocket Guide to the Swiss Spas
Zurich Swiss National Tourist Office Soft Cover Good+ Quarto 
No date, circa 1940s. B&W plates section, illustrations throughout, Maps to inside covers. Wraps with light edgewear. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Last Chance to See, Adams, Douglas and Mark Carwardine
4 Adams, Douglas and Mark Carwardine Last Chance to See
London Heinemann 1990 0434009245 / 9780434009244 First Hard Cover Very Good Good + Octavo 
208 pp. Very light edgewear to unclipped dw. Yellowing to edges of text block and outer margins. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Illustrated with colour plates. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Watching Wildlife: Galįpagos Islands, Andrew, David
5 Andrew, David Watching Wildlife: Galįpagos Islands
Melbourne Lonely Planet 2005 1741042097 / 9781741042092 First Paperback Near Fine 12 mo 
152 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. All else as new. 
Price: 8.00 AUD
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Secret Vineyards of France, Atkinson, Christine
6 Atkinson, Christine Secret Vineyards of France
London David & Charles 1988 0715391186 / 9780715391181 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Small Quarto Fred Atkinson, Photographer 
192 pp. Not price clipped. Slight wear to edges of DW, small dent in book front cover, otherwise fine. Maybe a little out of date, but still very useful (and pleasurable) guide to regions and wine types, with maps and addresses, illustrations of labels, colour drawings. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Painter in Fiji, Badcock, Douglas
7 Badcock, Douglas Painter in Fiji
Christchurch Whitcombe & Tombs 1973 0723303622 / 9780723303626 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Landscape Octavo 
46 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Light wear to lower board edges. A few tiny splotches to front paste-down. Faint foxing to first and last pages, otherwise internally clean, bright, solidly bound. 16 full colour paintings in oil with black and white sketches. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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8 Baedeker, Karl Baedeker's Paris and Its Environs with Routes from London to Paris. Handbook for Travellers
Leipzig Baedeker 1924 19th Revised Edition Flexi Good No Jacket 16mo 
482 pp + 64-pp appendix. Light edgewear to red composite blind-stamped boards. Bright gilt lettering to backstrip and upper board. All edges marbled. Binding is solid throughout. Despite corners being rounded, lower front corner is a little bumped and frayed. Small tear to upper corner of title page. Some of the maps have been unfolded and folded many times, and have quite a bit of wrinkling and occasional small tears; the worst is a closed 2-1/2" tear to the first map. Original bookseller's stamp (Brentano's, Booksellers & Stationers, 37, Avenue de l'Opera, Paris) to rear pastedown. Internally unmarked. With 66 maps and plans. Two bound-in placekeeping ribbons, a little grubby at the ends. 
Price: 125.00 AUD
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9 Brenan, Gerald The Face of Spain
London Serif 2006 11897959516 First Thus Paperback As New Small Octavo 
269 pp. Gatefold flaps. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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10 Chub, Dmytro New Guinea Impressions (In the Footsteps of Myklukho-Maklay)
Newport, Australia Lastivka 1981 0959583742 / 9780959583748 First Edition Paper Back Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
104 pp. Slight edgewear. Internally as new, aside from small splotch on last page. Black-and-white illustrations. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Marine Life of the Galapagos: A Diver's Guide to the Fishes, Whales, Dolphins and Marine Invertebrates (Odyssey Guides), Constant, Pierre
11 Constant, Pierre Marine Life of the Galapagos: A Diver's Guide to the Fishes, Whales, Dolphins and Marine Invertebrates (Odyssey Guides)
Hong Kong Odyssey Guides 2002 9622177115 / 9789622177116 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
307 pp. Extremely light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. All else as new. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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12 Cousteau, Jean-Michel, & Mose Richards Cousteau's Papua New Guinea Journey
New York Harry N. Abrams 1989 0810931516 / 9780810931510 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Good Folio 
244 pp. Colour photographs throughout. Dustjacket faded towards spine, with light general and edgewear. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is not clipped. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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13 Cronin, Leonard A Journey Through Ancient Kingdoms & Natural Wonders
New South Wales Reed Australia 1995 0730104885 / 9780730104889 First Paperback Good+ 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
256 pp. Creasing to front and rear covers. Edgewear to wraps. Spine uncreased. Gatefold flaps. Internally unmarked and tightly bound. Illustrated with colour maps and photos. The World Heritage Sites of Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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The Melbourne Dreaming: A Guide to the Aboriginal Places of Melbourne, Eidelson, Meyer
14 Eidelson, Meyer The Melbourne Dreaming: A Guide to the Aboriginal Places of Melbourne
Canberra Aboriginal Studies Press 2000 0855753064 / 9780855753061 Reprint Paperback, ringbound Good Octavo 
161 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Upper edge of spine is badly creased. A water stain, now almost invisible, has caused creasing to first and last few pages. Damage has not affected the text. Otherwise, bright, clean, unmarked, solidly bound throughout. Colour and black-and-white photos and maps. Appendix: Melbourne Aboriginal Languages. Information Sources. "Important historical events occurred at some of these places. Others are archaeological sites where there are still physical remains of Aboriginal activity before settlement. There are also modern places such as Aboriginal plant trails and cultural locations." 
Price: 45.00 AUD
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Alexandria: A History and a Guide, Forster, E.M
15 Forster, E.M Alexandria: A History and a Guide
Alexandria Whitehead Morris Ltd 1938 Second Edition Boards Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
218 pgs. Cover is worn, mottled and stained. Corners are rubbed, there are small dents to bottom edges of covers, a small hole in the spine, and a scratch on the front cover that has erased part of the A in Alexandria. Pages have been clumsily cut between pp 207-210, leaving an uneven tear. Small stains and light foxing to page edges. Interior is unmarked, unwrinkled and tightly bound. Nice inked inscription on ffep: "W. McGuinness/RAAF/c/o RAF HQs/Middle East". Maps (pull-out map tipped in), drawings, diagrams, photos. 
Price: 80.00 AUD
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16 Gide, Andre Travels in the Congo
London Penguin 1986 0140095551 / 9780140095555 Paperback Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
viii, 309 pp. Very light wear to cover. Page edges uniformly sunned. Translated by Dorothy Bussy. Gide's travels in the Congo and Chad in 1925-6. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Atlas of Legendary Places, Harpur, James, and Jennifer Westwood
17 Harpur, James, and Jennifer Westwood The Atlas of Legendary Places
London Guild Publishing 1989 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Large Quarto 
240 pp. Very light edgewear to unclipped dw. Corners of blue boards lightly bumped. small dent in upper edge of front board. Internally bright, clean and solidly bound. Colour and b/w illustrations, including maps, throughout. Places include, among many others, Ayers Rock, Oberammergau, Mount Fuji, Stonehenge, Avalon and Atlantis. "Magnificent illustrations, photographs, paintings and engravings, plus evocative descriptions, travellers' tales and artists' views make this a book to treasure." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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18 Herbert, A.P. The Thames
London Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1966 First Hard Cover Good+ Good+ 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
256 pp. Dustjacket, now protected in archival mylar, is price clipped. B&W plates section. History and contemporary use of the Thames. Light foxing to page edges. Boards with light edgewear and general wear. Dustjacket with light edgewear towards spine. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Dreaming Of East: Western Women And The Allure Of The Orient, Hodgson, Barbara
19 Hodgson, Barbara Dreaming Of East: Western Women And The Allure Of The Orient
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Greystone Books 2005 1553651189 / 9781553651185 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Octavo 
184 pp. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. "Fron the eighteenth to the early twentieth century, Western women visiting the Middle East discovered there a rane and precious commodity: freedom. From aristocrats to the working class, women of all backgrounds wrote of this astonishing paradox and of the region's enduring appeal." 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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20 Hogarth, D.G. (introduction), & V. H. Collins (notes) Kinglake's Eothen
Great Britain Oxford University Press 1931 Hard Cover Fair+ 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
xxi, 304 pp. Green cloth boards bumped and worn. Lettering rubbed away on backstrip. Front endpapers torn at hinge, showing mesh. Prev. owner's inked name to ffep (and faint remains of earlier owner's embossed surname). Text block edges faintly sunned and a little grubby. Black-and-white frontis drawing, b/w maps. "Eothen contains the episodic narrative of a journey in the Ottoman dominions undertaken by the author in the course of 1834 and 1835, the latter of which years is infamous in Levantine history for the Great Plague of Egypt, described in the book itself." 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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