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CHARLES DARWIN AND THE VOYAGE OF THE BEAGLE

By: Barlow, Nora (editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Philosophical Library: 1946

Order Number: 1792

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Light shelf wear to DJ, particularly upper extremities. Previous owners name in front free endpaper. ; Fold out map at rear; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 279 pages View more info

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CHARLES DARWIN AND THE VOYAGE OF THE BEAGLE

By: Barlow, Nora (editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Philosophical Library: 1946

Order Number: 1793

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ browned and with light wear ; Fold out map at rear; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 279 pages View more info

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AUSTRALIEN

By: Berney, Maurice

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bern, Kümmerly & Frey: 1964

Order Number: 10732

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ shows wear and small open tears; In German. Lots of color photos ; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 171 pages View more info

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THE DISCOVERY OF AUSTRALIA

By: Calvert, Albert F.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: London, Dean & Son Limited: 1902

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 18095

Condition: Very Good+


Boards with light rubbing to extremities. Endpapers darkened. ; Green boards with gilt lettering. All edges gilt. Profusely illustrated with maps ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 184, 8 pages View more info

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AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND AND SOME ISLANDS OF THE SOUTH SEAS Australia, New Zealand, Thursday Island, the Samoas, New Guinea, the Fijis, and the Tongas

By: Carpenter, Frank G.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1926

Order Number: 1697

Condition: Very Good+


Boards darkened and with light rubbing to extremities. Endpapers and edges a bit tanned ; Dark grey boards with gilt lettering and pictorial design with yellow, light grey and gilt. 126 illustrations from photographs and 1 map ; Carpenter's World Travels; 8vo; 290 pages View more info

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THE SONGLINES

By: Chatwin, Bruce

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Elisabeth Sifton Books: 1987

Order Number: 18424

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ price clipped; 8vo; 293 pages View more info

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THE SONGLINES

By: Chatwin, Bruce

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Elisabeth Sifton Books: 1987

Order Number: 18425

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


8vo; 293 pages View more info

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THE SONGLINES

By: Chatwin, Bruce

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Elisabeth Sifton Books: 1987

Edition: First Trade Edition

Order Number: 1675

ISBN: 0670806056

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Author Chatwin poses two questions: Why is humankind the most restless and dissatisfied animal, and is the wandering life really less 'normal' than settling in one place and living in a dwelling?; 8vo; 293 pages View more info

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THE SONGLINES

By: Chatwin, Bruce

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Elisabeth Sifton Books: 1987

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 18416

ISBN: 06708060506

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Author Chatwin and travelling companion Arkady travel through aboriginal Australia, the last place on earth occupied not by shepherds, tribal cultures, or cities, but by the most ancient hunter-gatherers. ; 8vo; 293 pages View more info

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THE SONGLINES

By: Chatwin, Bruce

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Elisabeth Sifton Books: 1987

Order Number: 1674

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Previous owner's name on front free endpaper; 8vo; 293 pages View more info

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THE SONGLINES

By: Chatwin, Bruce

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Elisabeth Sifton Books: 1987

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 7449

ISBN: 06708060506

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Remainder mark; Author Chatwin and travelling companion Arkady travel through aboriginal Australia, the last place on earth occupied not by shepherds, tribal cultures, or cities, but by the most ancient hunter-gatherers. ; 8vo; 293 pages View more info

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PAPUA NEW GUINEA

By: Curth, Hank

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1970

Order Number: 7462

ISBN: 0803857640

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Unpaginated. Numerous color photos illustrate the natural beauty of Papua New Guinea, and a 7" 33 1/3 rpm record is included of the sounds of New Guinea ; Color Photographs; 8vo View more info

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THE TIMELESS LAND

By: Dark, Eleanor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1941

Order Number: 1698

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Minor rubbing and a bit of fraying to DJ; Book club edition. ; 8vo; 499 pages View more info

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MELANESIANS AND AUSTRALIANS AND THE PEOPLING OF AMERICA

By: Hrdlicka, Ales

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Smithsonian Institution: 1935

Order Number: 7456

ISBN: 0781243378

Condition: Good


Book block detached from cover wraps. ; A study of fossils and bones to ascertain the derivation of the American Indian. Volume 94, number 11 in the Miscellaneous Collections series.; Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections; 8vo; 58 pages View more info

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THEIR SHINING ELDORADO A Journey through Australia

By: Huxley, Elspeth

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Company, Inc.: 1963

Order Number: 7477

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ with light rubbing to extremities and a bit darkened. ; Four months exploration resulted in this report from the noted author. Maps in endpaper. Much info about the fauna of Australia.; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 432 pages View more info

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MEN OF THE JUNGLE

By: Idriess, Ion L.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus and Robertson: 1949

Edition: Later Printing

Order Number: 17931

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


DJ darkened and with open tears. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. Spine a bit slanted; A story of the diamond fields of Australia; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 259 pages View more info

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THE LETTERS OF F.W. LUDWIG LEICHHARDT [THREE VOLUME SET]

By: Leichhardt, F. W. Ludwig

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Cambridge University Press: 1968

Order Number: 15573

Condition: Very Good+


Volume one has bumping to one corner, which has affected DJ and first 100 pages. Volume two has very light bumping to one corner. Volume three has light wear and chipping to DJ; The letters of Leichhardt, who explored and scientifically examined Australia. Volume two has a fold-out map showing the Australian voyages of the author in 1843-44. ; 8vo; 423, pages View more info

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AUSTRALIA AND THE SOUTH SEAS

By: Lohse, Bernd

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Oliver & Boyd: 1959

Order Number: 1690

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ price clipped, a bit browned, with light shelfwear and with notes to front flap. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 119 pages View more info

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THE FATAL IMPACT An Account of the Invasion of the South Pacific 1767-1840

By: Moorehead, Alan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 7464

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Small open tears, one tiny open tear, and shelf wear to DJ, which is price clipped. Tape residue to front endpaper. ; Author Moorehead turns his immense talents to the Cook expeditions and the other Europeans "invading" the South Pacific. Maps and B&W illustrations. Stated first edition. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 230 pages View more info

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THE FATAL IMPACT An Account of the Invasion of the South Pacific 1767-1840

By: Moorehead, Alan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1966

Edition: Book Club Edition

Order Number: 18007

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Author Moorehead turns his immense talents to the Cook expeditions and the other Europeans "invading" the South Pacific. Maps and B&W illustrations. Stated first edition. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 230 pages View more info

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COOPER'S CREEK

By: Moorhead, Alan

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 18391

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


DJ with light edgewear. Endpaper with a bit tanning ; Dangerous trip across the Australian continent from coast to coast; 8vo; 222 pages View more info

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SYDNEY

By: Morris, Jan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1992

Edition: First US Edition

Order Number: 15579

ISBN: 0394550986

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Built up from a penal colony and now celebrated for its harbour and opera house, Sydney is a vibrant, idiosyncratic city ; 8vo; 256 pages View more info

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AUSTRALIA'S KAKADUMAN

By: Neidjie, Big Bill; Davis, Stephen; Fox, Allan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Darwin, Resource Manager: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 1689

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Former owner's inscription to fep and with some underlining to first couple of pages. ; A detailed account on the life of the Aborigines. Profusely illustrated with color photographs. Includes collection of poems; 8vo; 97 pages View more info

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SOME CAME EARLY SOME CAME LATE

By: Phelan, Nancy

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Melbourne, MacMillan: 1970

Order Number: 15574

ISBN: 0333118960

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Wear and open tears to DJ; INSCRIBED to title page. Author Phelan, after travelling and writing about most of the rest of the world, decides to explore her own country ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 219 pages View more info

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WONDERS OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

By: Roughley, T. C.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1947

Order Number: 1696

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


A bit yellowing to white DJ; With 52 color photographs and 32 b&w illustrations of the greatest reef in the world; 8vo; 282 pages View more info