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A Journey in Ladakh.
Harvey, Andrew,
Jonathan Cape, London, 1983. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Some scattered spotting to page edges; mild partial browning to endpapers; name written on half-title page. : JACKET: Mild overall wear. Some spotting to flaps. ** LIGHT BOOK - Postage will be reduced by 25% after order is placed ** Very Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 6952  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Talent for Trouble
Fiennes, Ranulph,
The Travel Book Club, UK, 1971. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. Light spotting to page edges and prelims; some bumping to spine ends: JACKET: Bit of spotting; scrattling; edgewear ** LIGHT BOOK - Postage will be reduced by 25% after order is placed ** Very Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 3654  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Freya Stark in Persia
Ruthven, Malise,
Garnet, UK, 1994. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Fine. First Edition. Boards very lightly bumped; Front free end page lightly crinkled A handsome copy: JACKET: Light edgewear . Not price-clipped. Very Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 5787  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Frontiers of Enchantment
Leigh, W. R.,
Harrap, London, 1939. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: W. R. Leigh. First Edition. Boards lightly bumped; marked and rubbed with slight forward lean; Prelims and page edges lightly foxed; very slightly shaken Owner name on front free end page : JACKET: None Illustrator: W. R. Leigh. Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 5086  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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In Mesopotamia
Swayne, Martin,
Hodder & Stoughton,  1917. Second Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: The Author. Second Edition. Significant browning and spotting with some soiling to page edges; moderate spotting to prelims; very light spotting to inside pages. Heavy sunning and bumping to and around spine and board edges, exposing boards at spine ends and corners. Tiny booksellers stamps and sticker to front endpaper; binding tight with slight forward lean. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Illustrator: The Author. Good Condition
Price: $20.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 14632  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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John Bull & Co: the Great Colonial Branches of the Firm
O'Rell, Max,
Frederick Warne & Co, UK, 1894. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Still clinging on. Spine quite worn; boards bumped and frayed; hinges tender; sporadic spotting throughout; : JACKET: None Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Fair Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 1214  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Only Two Seats Left! The Incredible Contiki Story
Anderson, John,
ISBN: 9780646515885
The Great Gathering Company, Australia, 2010. First Edition
 Paperback Paperback. Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Signed by Author. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Signed by Author. ISBN/EAN: 9780646515885. Fine Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 15993  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Profane Pilgrimage: Wanderings through Yugoslavia
Edwards, Lovat Fielding,
Duckworth, UK, 1938. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Fair. First Edition. Moderate edgewear and sunning to spine; spotting to page edges. Uniformly browned - darker browning to top edge and free end pages. Binding still strong. : JACKET: Heavy spotting and soiling; significantly chipped and torn; spine in several pieces. . Now protected by non-adhesive clear plastic cover. Good Condition
Price: $24.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 7140  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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The Empty Quarter : Being a Description of the Great South Desert of Arabia Known As Rub' Al Khali.
Philby, H. St. John B.,
ISBN: 0712612823
Century, UK, 1986. 
 Paperback Paperback. Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Binding tight, spine fine. ISBN: 0712612823. ISBN/EAN: 9780712612821. Fine Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38804  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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The Experiences of a Hunter and Naturalist in the Malay Peninsula and Borneo
Hornaday, William T. With an introduction by J.M. Gullick.,
ISBN: 9676530344
Oxford University Press, Malaysia, 1993. 
 Paperback Paperback. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Minor spotting to top page edge; minor shelfwear. Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). ISBN: 9676530344. ISBN/EAN: 9789676530349. Very Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 12770  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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The Magic of Skye
Poucher, W. A.,
ISBN: 0094637709
Constable, UK, 1980. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: The Author. . Minor spotting to page edges; light bump to spine heel. JACKET: Light scrattling and edgewear. Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Illustrator: The Author. ISBN: 0094637709. ISBN/EAN: 9780094637702. Very Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 12581  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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The Source of the Nile: A Picture of Exploration : The Lake Regions of Central Africa
Burton, Richard F. Introduced by Ian Curteis,
The Folio Society, London, 1996. 
 Hardcover (in Slipcase) Hardcover (in Slipcase). Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Map included, loose inside. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Fine Condition
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 32563  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Three Pleasant Springs in Portugal
R. N. , Commander The Honorable Henry N. Shore;,
Sampson Low Marston & Co., UK, 1899. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Some rubbing and bumping to boards; tear to spine head; dark browning to page edges and prelims. Previous owners name and stamp to prelims. Jacket: None Good Condition
Price: $20.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 8567  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Twice Round the Clock: or the Hours of the Day and Night in London
Sala, George Augustus,
ISBN: 0391000837
Leicester University Press, UK, 1971. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Page edges very lightly marked; Clean and tight Ex Libris sticker on front pasteboard A handsome copy: JACKET: Spine sunned; upper edge lightly worn with several tiny tears; very lightly marked front and back. Not price-clipped. . Now protected by non-adhesive clear plastic cover. ISBN: 0391000837. ISBN/EAN: 9780391000834. Very Good Condition
Price: $20.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 5089  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Venice
Henderson, Beryl De Selincourt; May Sturge,
Chatto & Windus, Usa, 1907. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Reginald Barratt A. R. W. S.. . Some light bumping and wear to boards; as few splash marks to front cover; thin water stain to bottom edge. Broad browning and spotting throughout (only mildly to interior pages) ; a great copy: JACKET: n/a Illustrator: Reginald Barratt A. R. W. S.. Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 4315  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Visions of a Nomad
Thesiger, Wilfred,
ISBN: 0002177293
Collins, UK, 1987. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. . Reprint. Size: 4to 11" - 13" tall. ISBN: 0002177293. ISBN/EAN: 9780002177290. Fine Condition
Price: $34.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 19891  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Yemen : Travels in Dictionary Land
Mackintosh-Smith, Tim,
John Murray, UK, 1997. First UK Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Martin Yeoman. First UK Edition. Minor marks and spotting to page edges, bit of rubbing to bottom board edge. JACKET: Light edgewear. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Illustrator: Martin Yeoman. Very Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 8914  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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