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Exploration and Adventure

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Exploration and Adventure

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The Discovery of the Source of the Nile (Adventure Classics), Speke, John Hanning
61 Speke, John Hanning The Discovery of the Source of the Nile (Adventure Classics)
Vercelli, Italy White Star 2006 8854401773 / 9788854401778 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12 mo 
718 pp. Very light general and edgewear to boards, including a little creasing to upper edge of spine. A little scuffing to lower edge of text block. Shallow abrasion to upper corner of front free endpaper. All else as new. This book consists of excerpts, including some illustrations, from J.H. Speke, Journal of the Discovery of the Source of the Nile, William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London, 1864. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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In the South Seas, Stevenson, Robert Louis
62 Stevenson, Robert Louis In the South Seas
London Chatto & Windus 1908 Fine Paper Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 16mo 
342 pp. General and edgewear to red faux leather boards. Corners and edges of spine are bumped and worn down to the board. Bright gilt to lettering. All edges gilt. Decorated endpapers. Previous owner's gift note (dated 1908) to front free endpaper. Bound-in placekeeping ribbon. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. "Being an account of experiences and observations in the Marquesas, Paumotus and Gilbert Islands in the course of two cruises, on the yacht 'Casco' (1888) and the schooner 'Equator' (1889)" 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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63 Sutherland, Alexander and Sutherland, George The History of Australia and New Zealand from 1606 to 1911
London Longmans, Green and Co 1922 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 
"With 51 Illustrations" "New Impression" 256pp. Numerous b&w illustrations throughout. Very good condition internally, some light foxing to page edges. Boards with light edgewear, particularly at spine and corners. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Roughing It (Konemann Travel Classics), Twain, Mark
64 Twain, Mark Roughing It (Konemann Travel Classics)
Köln Könemann 2001 3829053894 / 9783829053891 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 16mo 
530 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. A few specks and scuffs to edges of text block. Internally as new. Black-and-white illustrations in the text. "From Carson City to Salt Lake City, from Mono Lake to San Francisco, Roughing It is one of the best (and funniest) accounts ever written of the West in its classic years." 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Tiger in the Snow: The Life and Adventures of A. F. Mummery, Unsworth, Walter
65 Unsworth, Walter Tiger in the Snow: The Life and Adventures of A. F. Mummery
London Victor Gollancz 1967 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Octavo 
125 pp. Light edgewear (chips, discolouration) to price-clipped dj. Foxing to edges of text block; tiny creases to upper corners of three or four leaves. Internally bright, clean, solidly bound. Illustrated with b/w photos, maps, diagrams. "We are given a marvellous sense of those unlikely Victorian gentlemen, and those chamois-footed Swiss guides, hurrying from one appalling Alpine peak to another." 
Price: 28.00 AUD
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Animals in Peril: Man's War Against Wildlife, Verney, Peter
66 Verney, Peter Animals in Peril: Man's War Against Wildlife
London and Provo Mills & Boon and Brigham Young University Press 1979 0842517146 / 9780842517140 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Quarto 
187 pp. Light foxing/yellowing to page edges, especially at upper edge of text block. Previous owner's name inscribed on ffep. Dustjacket not price-clipped, would be very good but for crinkled/torn area, about 3cm x 7cm, to bottom-left of front cover. Illustrated endpapers. Black-and-white photos and drawings throughout. "...detailing the hunting to extinction or near extinction of animals, using as examples species or sub-species of whale, fur-bearing animals, buffalo, elephants, birds, and big-game animals." 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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67 Walton, John Six Explorers; Marco Polo, Christopher Columbus, Captain Cook, Captain Sturt, Dr. Livingstone, Captain Scott
London Oxford University Press 1965 Reprint Paperback Good+ Duodecimo 
62 pp. Very light wear, including some offsetting, to wraps. Internally unmarked, uncreased, solidly bound. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Voyage of the Endeavour, Wood, G. Arnold
68 Wood, G. Arnold The Voyage of the Endeavour
South Melbourne Macmillan 1970 Reprint Paperback Good 12 mo 
116 pp. Very light general and edgewear to illustrated covers. Faint yellowing to edges of text block and outer page margins. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white illustrations, including maps. The book is small and light; postage within Australia will be lowered to $3.00 upon receipt of order. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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