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A Journal of a Voyage Round the World, in His Majesty's Ship Endeavour, in the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, and 1771. Bibliotecha Australiana #14.
COOK, Captain James
N. Israel Amsterdam / Da Capo,New York, 1967. Bibliotecha Australiana  0 
  Small 4to. hardcover. 133pp. Near Fine. 
Price: $65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64113  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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A Journey to Katmandu (the Capital of Nepaul), with the Camp of Jung Bahadoor; Including a Sketch of the Nepaulese Ambassador at Home
Oliphant, Laurence
Time-Life Books, Belgium, 1986  1986 
  8vo. Padded leather covered boards, hardcover, gilt edges. 214pp. b/w map. Very good+, book plate on fep., Time life Classics of Exploration slip taped to verso fep. 
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 50757  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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A Narrative of Travels on the Amazon and Rio Negro
Wallace, Afred R.
Time-Life Books, Belgium, 1986  1986 
  8vo. Padded leather covered boards, hardcover, gilt edges. 541pp. illus. fold-out chart. Very good+, book plate on fep., Time life Classics of Exploration slip taped to verso fep. 
Price: $45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 50747  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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A Narrative of Voyages and Travels in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres Comprising Three Voyages Round the World; Together With a Voyage of Survey and Discovery, in the Pacific Ocean and Oriental Islands
Delano, Amasa
Praeger, New York, 1970.  1970 
  8vo. orig. cloth hardcover. 598pp. b/w frontis., two b/w plates. Very good, light foxing on cover & top edge. 
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64130  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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A voyage of discovery to the Southern Hemisphere, performed by order of the Emperor Napoleon, during the years 1801, 1802, 1803 and 1804.
Peron, M. F.
ISBN: 0909342040
Mark Walsh Publishing, Melbourne 1975.  1975 
  8vo. brown leather hardcover. 316pp. 2 folding b/w paltes. A very good+ copy with some minor foxing, mainly on the outer page edges. Light wrinke to the front folding plate. In foxed cardbard slipcase. limited edition of 350 copies, this copy #184. Facsimile edition of 1809 edition published in London. 
Price: $250.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59733  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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A Voyage Round the World Performed in the Years 1785, 1786, 1787 and 1788 By the Boussole and Atrolable. Includes Charts and Plates. 3 Volumes. Bibliotheca Australiana #27, 28 & #29
Rickman, John [editor]. [COOK, Captain James]
N. Israel Amsterdam / Da Capo,New York, 1968. Bibliotecha Australiana  0 
  Small 4to. hardcovers 539pp, 531pp. + index. Charts & Plates includes b/w maps & illus & one folding map. Near fine copies, light foxing to outer page edges of Charts & plates volume. 
Price: $300.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64112  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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A Voyage Round the World; but more particularly to the North-West Coast of America: performed in 1785 1786 1787 and 1788 in The King George and Queen Charlotte Captains Portlock and Dixon. Bibliotecha Australiana #43.
Portlock Nathaniel (Capt.).
N. Israel Amsterdam / Da Capo,New York, 1968. Bibliotecha Australiana  0 
  Small 4to. hardcover. 133pp. Five Folding maps. Very good, a few small marks on outer page edges, first map creased on edge. 
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64114  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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A Voyage to the East Indies in 1747 and 1748.
no author stated
Printed for T. Becket and P. A. Dehondt, London 1762.  1762 
  8vo. leather hardcover. 341pp. b/w illus, one folding. Good, light foxing, page five stained. Wear to cover edges. Folding illus. has small tear on fold & creased and torn bottom edge. Owner's signature inside front cover. 
Price: $2400.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 60193  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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A Year Amongst the Persians
Browne, Edward G.
Time-Life Books, Belgium, 1987  1987 
  8vo. Padded leather covered boards, hardcover, gilt edges. 594pp. index, fold-out map. Very good+, book plate on fep., Time life Classics of Exploration slip taped to verso fep. 
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 50745  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Abel Janszoon Tasman & The Discovery of New Zealand
Tasman, Abel Janszoon; Allen Curnow; J. C. Beaglehole; M.F. Vigeveno
Department of Internal Affairs, Wellington, 1942.  1942 
  Small 4to. hardcover, stiff boards with wrapper attached at spine (as issued). 66pp. b/w illus. Very good, light foxing to endpapers, piece of paper pasted to rear pastedown. "1942" written in pen under date on title page. A few stain on front of d/w. 
Price: $45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64510  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Atlas of Discovery
Roberts, Gail
ISBN: 0490003001
Aldus Books, London 1973.  1973 
  4to. hardcover. 192pp. index, colour maps. Very good. / Very good d/w with creased front flap. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63913  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Cabool: being a Personal Narrative of a Journey to, and Residence in that City, in the Years 1836, 7, and 8.
Burnes, Lieut.-Col. Sir Alexander
Time-Life Books, Belgium, 1987  1987 
  8vo. Padded leather covered boards, hardcover, gilt edges. 398pp. illus, 2 fold-out. Very good+, book plate on fep., Time life Classics of Exploration slip taped to verso fep. 
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 50754  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Captain Bligh's Second Chance: An Eyewitness Account of His Return to the South Seas By Lt. George Tobin
Tobin, George. (Edited by Roy Schreiber)
ISBN: 9780868408460
University of New South Wales Press, Australia, 2007.  2007 
  8vo. softcover. 184pp. index, colour illus. Near Fine. 
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 58199  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Captain James Cook
Hough, Richard
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1994  1994 
  8vo. Black Cloth Gilt Spine, hardcover. 398pp. index, + b/w plates. very good. / very good d/w faded on spine edge. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43274  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Charles W. Abel : Papuan Pioneer
Abel, Mary K.
Oliphants Ltd. 1st edition 1957  1957 
  Excellent unmarked copy, with a little aging, in a very good clipped d/w, with little shelf wear at top and bottom of d/w. Colour frontispiece. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 7071  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Christopher Columbus. The Dream and the Obsession: A Biography
Granzotto, Gianni
Guild Publishing, London, 1986.  1986 
  8vo. hardcover. 300pp. index, maps. Very good. / Very good d/w. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62678  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Columbus - the Gold, God and Glory: In Search of the Real Christopher Columbus
Dyson, John
ISBN: 0340487941
Hodder & Stoughton, 1991  1991 
  4to hardcover 224pp colour illus. very good / very good d/w. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28512  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Columbus: The Four Voyages
Bergreen, Laurence
ISBN: 9780143122104
Penguin Books, 2012.  2012 
  8vo. softcover. 423pp. colour & b/w illus. Very good+. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62681  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Commodore Sir John Hayes. His voyage and life. With some account of Vice Admiral D'Entrecasteaux's voyage of 1792-3.
Lee, Ida
Longman's, Green & Co London 1912.  1912 
  8vo. orig. cloth hardcover. 340pp. index, 33 b/w illus. including maps + frontis. Good, cover chipped along spine edges & top & bottom of spine, very good inside. 
Price: $125.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64807  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Conquests & Discoveries of Henry the Navigator Being the Chronicles of Azurara
Castro e Almeida, Virginia De
Allen & Unwin London 1936.  1936 
  8vo. hardcover. 253pp. b/w frontis., illus., maps. Good, some wear to cover, foxing to endpapers & prelims. 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64609  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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COOPER'S CREEK.
MOOREHEAD, Alan
Hamish Hamilton. London. (1963). 1st ed.  0 
  8vo. Or.cl. d/w. 222pp. Frontis., b/w plates & text illusts. Jacket design by Sidney Nolan. Very good+. / Very good d/w. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2999  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Discoveries in the Ruins of Nineveh and Babylon (Classics of Exploration)
Layard,Austen H.
ISBN: 0705415082
Time-Life Books, Belgium, 1987  1987 
  8vo. Padded leather covered boards, hardcover, gilt edges. 686pp. index, b/w illus, fold-out maps. Very good+. 
Price: $45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 50744  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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DR. QUICKSILVER 1660 - 1742. The Life And Times Of Thomas Dover, M.D.
Strong, L. A. G.
London:: Andrew Melrose, 1955  1955 
  Green cloth, no d/w, clean inside. 18 illustrations reproduced in collotype. Appendix, bibliography, extended index. "A successful medical practitioner, born, in 1662, Dover turned aside from his work, became for three years a privateer, shared in the rescue of Alexander Selkirk, returned to medicine with a large fortune in prizre money and the bias which earned him his nickname, to spend his last ative years in violent and sometimes scurrilous medical controversy." 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1941  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Dusky Bay: In the Steps of Captain Cook
Begg, A. Charles & Neil C.
Whitcombe & Tombs, New Zealand, 1968. Revised edition.  0 
  8vo. hardcover. 240pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, endpaper edges toned. / Very good d/w with mark on front panel. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64139  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Elcano the First Circumnavigator
Mitchell, Mairin
Herder Publications, London, 1958  1958 
  8vo. hardcover. 198pp. b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 65072  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Explorer's Eye
Fleming, Fergus
ISBN: 0753821982
United Kingdom, Phoenix Press, 2007  2007 
  8vo softcover 234pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good. First hand accounts and original pictures from the bravest of the brave, capturing the golden moments of adventure - triumphant, dramatic, perilous and tragic. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 55539  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Explorers and Exploration
Cameron, Ian
ISBN: 0792455533
London. Bison. 1991.  1991 
  Folio. Hardcover. 304pp. Colour & b/w illus. Very good. / very good d/w faded on spine. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 58849  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Explorers' Maps: Chapters in the Cartographic Record of Geographical Discovery
Skelton, R. A.
Spring Books, London 1970.  1970 
  4to. hardcover. 337pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, front page edges slightly wavy. / Very good d/w with faded spine. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64992  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Ferdinand Magellan.
Benson, E. F.
Bodley Head, London 1929.  1929 
  8vo. hardcover. 262pp. index, b/w frontis, 2 folding maps. Very good, foxing to endpapers, a few spots on cover. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62623  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Fragile Paradise
Christian, Glynn
ISBN: 1864710365
Doubleday, Australia, 1999.  1999 
  8vo. softcover. 448pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, page edges toned. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63837  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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