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1813: A Tale That Grew In The Telling
Lavelle, Siobhan
WriteLight Pty Ltd, Australia, 2013. 
 Softcover Softcover. Fine Condition/. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Gift inscription , neat to preliminary pages. ISBN/EAN: 9780987434029. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Fine Condition
Price: $38.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30282  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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After the Bounty: A Sailor's Account of the Mutiny and Life in the South Seas
Morrison, Edited by Donald A. Maxton, James
Potomac Books, USA, 2010. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Minor marks and wear to book and jacket. ISBN/EAN: 9781597973717. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 39058  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Ancient Mariner: The Amazing Adventures of Samuel Hearne
McGoogan, Ken
ISBN: 0593052749
Bantam Press, UK, 2004. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Fine. . Slight tear at bottom right of a couple of pages. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Item Type: Book. ISBN: 0593052749. ISBN/EAN: 9780593052747. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 39607  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Arabia Deserta
Doughty, Charles M.
ISBN: 0747503389
Bloomsbury, UK, 1989. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Very Good. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. ISBN: 0747503389. ISBN/EAN: 9780747503385. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Fine Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38851  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Arctic Labyrinth: The Quest for the Northwest Passage
Williams, Glyn
Allen Lane, UK, 2009. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Minor marks & edgewear to boards and jacket. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 24870  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Arthur Phillip: Sailor Mercenary Governor Spy
Pembroke, Michael
Hardie Grant Books, Australia, 2013. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Minor marks and wear to book and jacket. ISBN/EAN: 9781742705088. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 36213  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Arthur Phillip: Sailor Mercenary Governor Spy
Pembroke, Michael
Hardie Grant Books, Australia, 2013. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Fine. . Signed by Author. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Edges browned slightly. Signed by Author. ISBN/EAN: 9781742705088. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 37518  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Before the First Fleet: The European Discovery of Australia 1606-1777
Kenny, John
ISBN: 0864176457
Kangaroo Press, Australia, 1995. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Light foxing to early/rear pages, text clean. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Dust Jacket sun faded, titling legible. Minor marks and wear to book and jacket. ISBN: 0864176457. ISBN/EAN: 9780864176455. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 35931  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Bering's Search for the Strait: The first Kamchatka Expedition 1725-1730
Kushnarev, Evgenii G.
ISBN: 0875952240
Oregon Historical Society Press, USA, 1976. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. ISBN: 0875952240. ISBN/EAN: 9780875952246. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Fine Condition
Price: $28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 39283  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Captain Cook: A Legacy Under Fire
Collingridge, Vanessa
ISBN: 1585747254
The Lyons Press, UK, 2002. First US Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First US Edition. Bottom edge has large mark. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Item Type: Book. Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Dust Jacket slightly worn at edges. Edges slightly foxed. Minor marks and wear to book. ISBN: 1585747254. ISBN/EAN: 9781585747252. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 35870  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Captain James Cook Portfolio
Not Stated,
The Sun-Herald, Australia, . 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Edgewear, creasing and light rubbing to portfolio cover. Complete with all 9 inserts and inside original packaging Size: Folio (13 to 23 inches). Text body clean and un-marked. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31770  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Carteret's Voyage Around The World 1766-1769 : 2 Volume Set
Wallis, Helen
Cambridge Univ. Press, London, 1965. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean and un-marked. Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Minor edgewear to jacket, tears and spotting. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $24.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 18560  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Cook : From Sailor to Legend
Mundle, Rob
ABC Books, Australia, 2013. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Boards a bit spotted First Printing. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact, but spine is slightly cocked. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Minor marks & wear to boards and jacket. ISBN/EAN: 9780733332340. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38955  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Doctor Hunger and Captain Thirst: Stories of Australian explorers
Hooper, Meredith
ISBN: 0454003641
Methuen, Australia, 1982. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . School prize sticker laid in neatly. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Minor marks and wear to book and jacket. ISBN: 0454003641. ISBN/EAN: 9780454003642. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 32608  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Douglas Mawson: The Life of an Explorer
Hall, Lincoln
ISBN: 1864366702
New Holland, Australia, 2000. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Edgewear and small tears to jacket. Minor marks and wear to boards and jacket. Size: 4to (11 to 13 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding still very good. Edges greyed with dust marks. ISBN: 1864366702. ISBN/EAN: 9781864366709. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 34054  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Encyclopedia of Exploration 1850 to 1940 : Volume 4 Continental Exploration
Howgego, Raymond John
Hordern House, Australia, 2008. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. New Book/New. First Edition. Size: 4to (11 to 13 inches). In original shrink wrap. .** HEAVY BOOK - Over 2 kgs. Postage will exceed $40 to Asia & North America. $60 plus to Europe. Please contact us first for a quote ** **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** New Book
Price: $200.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38019  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Encyclopedia of Exploration 1850 to 1940: the Oceans, Islands and Polar Regions
Howgego, Raymond John
ISBN: 1875567410
Hordern House Rare Books, Australia, 2006. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. . Size: 4to (11 to 13 inches). Item Type: Book. ISBN: 1875567410. ISBN/EAN: 9781875567416. .** HEAVY BOOK - Over 2 kgs. Postage will exceed $40 to Asia & North America. $60 plus to Europe. Please contact us first for a quote ** **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Fine Condition
Price: $150.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40058  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Flinders: the Man Who Mapped Australia
Mundle, Rob
Hachette, Australia, 2012. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Minor marks and wear to book and jacket. ISBN/EAN: 9780733628504. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 37182  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Ghost Colonies: Lost and Found in History : Failed Utopias, Forgotten Exiles and Abandoned Outposts of Empire
Wright, Ed,
Pier 9, Australia, 2009. 
 Paperback Paperback. Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Fine Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 20375  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Great Southern Land: The Maritime Exploration of Terra Australis
Pearson, Michael
ISBN: 0642551855
Department of the Environment and Heritage, Australia, 2005. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Minor marks and edgewear to jacket and boards. Size: 4to Quarto (11 to 13 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Light foxing / browning to front/rear pages, text pages clean. Edges slightly browned / foxed. ISBN: 0642551855. ISBN/EAN: 9780642551856. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23410  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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H.M. Bark Endeavour: Her Place in Australian History : with an account of her construction, crew and equipment and a narrative of her voyage on the East Coast of New Holland in the year 1770
Parkin, Ray
ISBN: 0522850936
Miegunyah Press, Australia, 2003. Second Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Fine. Second Edition. Size: 4to (11 to 13 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. ISBN: 0522850936. ISBN/EAN: 9780522850932. .** HEAVY BOOK - Over 2 kgs. Postage will exceed $40 to Asia & North America. $60 plus to Europe. Please contact us first for a quote ** **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $72.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 39764  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Ill-Starred Captains: Flinders & Baudin
Brown, Anthony J.
ISBN: 1920731466
Fremantle Arts Centre Press, Australia, 2004. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight. ISBN: 1920731466. ISBN/EAN: 9781920731465. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27541  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Ill-Starred Captains: Flinders & Baudin
Brown, Anthony J.
ISBN: 1920731466
Fremantle Arts Centre Press, Australia, 2004. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, spine fine. Minor marks and wear to book. ISBN: 1920731466. ISBN/EAN: 9781920731465. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31112  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Journal of a Voyage to the South Seas in HMS Endeavour
Parkinson, Sydney
ISBN: 0904573516
Caliban Books, UK, 1984. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine slightly cocked. Minor marks and wear to book and jacket. ISBN: 0904573516. ISBN/EAN: 9780904573510. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38518  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Journey Across The Western Interior Of Australia
Warburton, C.M.G., Coloner Peter Egerton
ISBN: 0859050319
Hesperian Press, London, 1981. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Facsimile Edition . Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. ISBN: 0859050319. ISBN/EAN: 9780859050319. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38646  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Mapping the World: A History of Exploration
Whitfield, Peter
Folio Society, UK, 2000. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Minor dink to spine board, slightly exposing cardboard. Edgewear to slipcase, Size: 4to (11 to 13 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33890  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Mariners are Warned! : John Lort Stokes and H.M.S. Beagle in Australia 1837-1843
Hordern, Marsden
ISBN: 052284376X
Melbourne University Press, Australia, 1989. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. Reprint. Seven maps included in pocket at back of book. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, spine fine. Gift inscription , neat, to preliminary pages. ISBN: 052284376X. ISBN/EAN: 9780522843767. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Fine Condition
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40159  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Mawson's Antarctic Diaries
Mawson, Edited by Fred Jacka and Eleanor Jacka, Douglas
Allen & Unwin, Australia, 2008. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Creases running length of spine. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact, but spine is slightly cocked. Edges slightly browned/foxed. Minor marks and edgewear to book. ISBN/EAN: 9781741756098. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26107  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Merchant Adventures: The Voyage of Discovery that Transformed Tudor England
Evans, James
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, UK, 2013. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. First Edition. First thus. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. ISBN/EAN: 9780297866886. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Fine Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38939  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Missions To The Niger, I : 4 Volume Set
Bovill, E.W.
Cambridge Univ. Press, London, 1964. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. . Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean and un-marked. Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Light foxing to front/rear pages, text pages clean. Minor edgewear to jacket, moderate foxing. Edges slightly browned and foxed. .** HEAVY BOOK - Over 2 kgs. Postage will exceed $40 to Asia & North America. $60 plus to Europe. Please contact us first for a quote ** **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $40.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 18567  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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