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Warrior Poets: Guns, Movie-Making and the Wild West of Pakistan
Gilmour, Benjamin
ISBN: 9781741962048
Pier 9 Millers Point, Australia 2008 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover Softcover, first edition, 648gms, 334 pages. Journeying through the North West frontier of Pakistan, Australian paramedic Benjamin Gilmour discovered an astonishing culture where strong Islamic beliefs an intense suspicion of foreigners, an obsession with guns and a huge arms manufacturing industry overtook the town of Darra Adam Khel. After leaving, Gilmour wrote a screenplay and decided to return to Pakistan to film a feature film that became 'Son of a Lion'. This is Benjamin's account of his travels and the making of his film. Book is in fine condition with only very minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Fair
Price: 17.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRAASI25  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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The Distant Exodus: Australian Jews recall their immigration experiences
Golvan, Colin
ISBN: 0733300545
ABC Books Sydney 1990 First Edition
8vo Trade Paperback 115pp, ills. in text.  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320234  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Ghosts of Cape Sabine: the harrowing true story of the Greely Expedition
Guttridge, Leonard
ISBN: 0399145893
Putnam New York 2000 First Edition
8vo Hard Cover 354pp, index, bibliography, endpaper map, b&w plates.  Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320244  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Rural Rides
Cobbett, William
ISBN: 0140430237
Penguin Books England, UK 1987 Reprint
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Paperback Paperback, reprint edition, 272g, 541pgs. This is a travel book with a difference, recording a number of fact-finding tours made on horseback through the south of England. This is a viewing of old rural England in its death struggle, and is a memorial to it. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 11.50 (AUD)
Book Number: TRAUK18  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Round Ireland in Low Gear
Newby, Eric
ISBN: 0330304909
Picador London, England 1988 First Picador Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover Softcover, first Picador edition, 200gms, 308 pages. From the horse fair at Spancil Hill to Croagh Patrick's holy mountain, they (Eric and Wanda Newby) left very few of old Irelands's stones unturned to produce a volume of the finest and funniest travel writing in many a long season. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discoloration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRAUK19  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Stone’s Throw, A: Travels From Africa in Six Decades
Hamilton, Genesta
ISBN: 0091659108
Hutchinson Ltd. London, England 1986 Edition Not Stated
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, edition not stated, 844g, 373pgs. This book is taken from the journals of Genesta Hamilton who kept a diary for over six decades. It covers an astonishing range of experience as a traveller in places and times where travel - especially for women - was still exploration. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRA52  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Isle of Mountains: Roaming Through Tasmania
Barrett, Charles
Cassell & Company Ltd Sydney, Australia 1946 Second Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with cream boards and pictorial dust jacket, Second Edition, 500gms, 263 pages, illustrated photographic endpapers. The Author, widely known for his natu4re writings and popular descriptive books on Australia, in 1943-44 enjoyed the most extensive individual tour ever made in Tasmania. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, mild page discolouration to most pages, previous owner's name on title page. Dust Jacket is in fair to good condition with mild shelf wear, price clipping to inside flap, some shelf wear, chipping and small tearing, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!  Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRAAUS61  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Discovery of Ayers Rock, The: Explorations 1873
Gosse, W. C.
Alice Springs Printing and Publishing Alice Springs, NT, Australia  Edition Not Stated
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Softcover Softcover in brown card with black pictorial, edition not stated, 44gms, 25 pages. Report and diary of W C Gosse's Central and Western exploring expedition of 1873. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good
Price: 9.00 (AUD)
Book Number: HISAUS466  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Mammoth Book of Polar Journeys, The
Lewis, Jon E. (ed)
ISBN: 9781845294304
Constable & Robinson Ltd London, England 2007 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover Softcover, reprint, 378g, 494pgs. This book includes 42 eye-witness accounts of adventure and tragedy in the Arctic and Antartica including the stories of Shackleton, Scott, Amundsen, Mawson, Nansen and Fiennes. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRA53  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Voyage to the Ice: The Antarctic Expedition of SOLO
Lewis, David
ISBN: 064297604X
Australian Broadcasting Corporation London, England 1979 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 500g, 144pgs, illustrated endpapers. This book tells about the expedition by David Lewis aboard SOLO to Antarctica in 1977-78. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear. There is a small pen marking from a previous owner on the inside front free endpaper and inside title page. Right bottom corners have been cut out of the first three pages. Dust jacket is in good condition with light shelf wear and one very small tear to the spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 8.50 (AUD)
Book Number: TRAANT15  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Australian Journey
McGuire, Paul
William Heinemann Ltd London, England 1942 Revised Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover with red cloth boards, no dustjacket, new revised edition, 680gms, 367 pages. Book includes 33 illustrations and a map. Book is in good condition for its age with general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting/foxing throughout. DJ is missing. Small pencil mark on inside front page and small stamp from bookseller. Pen markings on top edge of pages, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000488  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Antarctica and Back in Sixty Days
Bowden, Tim
ISBN: 0733301134
ABC Enterprises Sydney, Australia 1996 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover Softcover, reprint edition, 454gms, 239 pages. This book contains Tim Bowden's account of a trip to the southernmost part of the world, where he found not only magnificent scenery but a way of life which is difficult, demanding and often very funny. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000896  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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My Old Man and the Sea: A Father and Son Sail Around Cape Horn
Hays, David; and Hays, Daniel
ISBN: 0868246875
Anchor Australia 1996 First Paperback Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover Softcover, first paperback edition, 190gms, 223 pages plus appendix. This is David and Daniel's story of sailing a tiny boat more than 30,000 kilometres to the bottom of the world and back. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. There is a small pencil mark on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 6.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 001064  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Train Journeys of the World: A Spectacular Voyage of Discovery Along 30 of the World’s Most Exciting Rail Routes
Gordon, Susan (ed)
ISBN: 0749512571
AA Publishing Hampshire, England 1995 Reprint
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with pictorial laminated boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint edition, 1115gms, 224 pages. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only moderate shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001115  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Planet Ustinov: Following the Equator with Sir Peter Ustinov
Waldman, Michael
ISBN: 0684819759
Simon & Schuster Australia Great Britain 1998 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1130g, 256pgs, decorated endpapers. Peter Ustinov follows in the footsteps of Mark Twain travelling the world. This book accompanies the Channel Four TV series. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Dust jacket is also in very good condition with just light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRA54  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Scotland’s Distilleries: An Illustrated Visitors’ Guide
Wilson, John
Famedram Publishers Ltd Dunbartonshire, Scotland  Edition Not Stated
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover Softcover, edition not stated, book undated, 154gms. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen inscription on the inside title page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001651  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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SELL UP & SAIL: Taking the Ulysses option
Cooper, Bill and Laurel
ISBN: 0713639482
Adlard Coles London 1996 Second Edition
8vo Trade Paperback 336pp, index, ills. Pack up and sail away!  Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320444  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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The Windsor Tapestry being a study of the life, heritage and abdication of H.R.H. the Duke of Windsor, K.G.
Mackenzie, Compton
Rich & Cowan London 1938 Reprint
8vo Hard Cover 584pp. Rebound many years ago in pale blue cloth so in vg cond.  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320456  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Australia
Phillips, Juanita
Bison Books London, UK 1987 First Edition
Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover, first edition, 1155g, 126pgs. This beautiful volume features a carefully-chosen collection of magnificent photographs, a joy for any lover of this beautiful land. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: AUST76  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Watcher at the Quay, The: One Australian Woman’s Story of Circumnavigating the World
Mignacca, Olga
ISBN: 1864363223
New Holland Publishers Frenchs Forest, NSW 1998 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover Soft cover, first edition, 456g, 375pgs. The true story of one woman's travels as she and her partner explore the world from their yacht, Windigo. Book is in fair to good condition with pen inscription inside rear cover, and mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Fair to Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BIOAUS259  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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See Melbourne By Tram
Lowe, De Lacy
ISBN: 090953232X
Leisure Press West Melbourne, Australia 1982 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall Softcover Softcover, first edition, 184gms, 149 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This book is the product of many long and enjoyable trips around Melbourne by tram. It will appeal not only to visitors, but also to residents. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRAAUS75  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Pacific Wanderer
Hinz, Earl R. - edited by Julius M. Wilensky
ISBN: 0918752132
Westcott Cove Pub. Co. Stamford 1991 First Thus
8vo Trade Paperback 303pp, photos, maps. An anthology of articles written over 20 years of Pacific cruising  Very Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14491  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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An Australian in America: First Impressions and Second Thoughts on the World’s Strangest Nation
Dale, David
ISBN: 073222425X
Collins Publishers Australia Sydney, Australia 1988 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Soft Cover Softcover, first edition, 200gms, 215pgs. David Dale spent two years in the USA as a foreign correspondent. He was trying to answer two questions: what kind of people are Americans? and How are they different from Australians. But he kept getting distracted. The result is a not entirely serious account of his two years abroad. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good
Price: 4.50 (AUD)
Book Number: TRAUSA15  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Illustrated A-Z of Australian Towns & Cities, The
Wilson, Robert
ISBN: 1863020187
Weldon Publishing Willoughby, Australia 1989 First Edition
4to - over 9" - 12" tall Hardcover Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, not issued with dust jacket, first edition, 1155gms, 275 pages, decorated endpapers. This is a comprehensive travel guide to approximately 1500 towns and cities and includes details of history, buildings, geographical features, and much more. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards are in good condition with only minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: AUST141  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Read This First: Central & South America (Lonely Planet)
Gorry, Connor
ISBN: 1864500670
Lonely Planet Publications Hawthorn, Australia 2000 First Edition
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover Softcover, first edition, 398gms, 346 pages. This book is your essential predeparture tool for travel to some of the world's most alluring destinations in Central & South America. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRASA7  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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The Vikings
Roesdahl, Else; translated by Susan M. Margeson and Kirsten Williams
Guild Publishing London 1991 Book Club
8vo Hard Cover xxiv,324pp, index, maps, ills.photos.  Fine
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320521  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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Canberra: The Australian National Capital
no author
Nucolorvue Mulgrave  
4to Soft Cover 24pp. Pictorial card covers. Unmarked. Covers feature Captain Cook Memorial Jet, the National Library, Anzac Parade. Colour photographs throughout. Circa 1970s. ISBN 0858580152. Contact EldoradoBooks for details postage reduction.  Near Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009126  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Victoria With Love: Some Personal Views of Life in Victoria, Australia
O’Donoghue, Gina (ed)
Government of Victoria Melbourne 1981 1st Edition
8vo Hard Cover 132pp. Grey boards. Silver lettering. Excellent unmarked condition. D/W not price clipped. Wrapper has edge abrasions and nicks + light moisture mark. ISBN 0724182462. Collection of chaptered essays with associated gloss colour photography. Authors: Olivia Newton-John, Barry Humphries, Ron Clarke, Neil Douglas, Phillip Adams, Laurence Muir, Ron Brown, Gustav Nossal.  Near Fine
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009707  Bookseller: EldoradoBooks
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Land of Two Halves, A
Bennett, Joe
ISBN: 9780731813728
Scribner London, England 2005 Reprint
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Softcover Softcover, reprint, 316gms, 314 pages. After 15 years in New Zealand, Joe Bennett asked himself where on earth he was. The country he had arrived in and like so much didn't seem to be the one the world's media was excitedly discovering. So he packed his bag, said farewell to his dog, and stuck out his thumb. And waited to see where he ended up. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good
Price: 8.50 (AUD)
Book Number: TRAPAC20  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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The National Geographic Society: 100 Years of Adventure and Discovery
Bryan, C.D. B.; edited by Edith Pavese
ISBN: 0810913763
Harry N. Abrams New York 1987 First Edition
Large 4to Hard Cover Original Cloth. Near Fine. Large 4to. 484 pages jam packed with dramatic full colour pictures and stories about adventure, discovery and natural wonders.   Near Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 320567  Bookseller: Global Village Books
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