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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. Fine Condition
Price: $38.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30282  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Agatharchides of Cnidus: On the Erythraean Sea
Burnstein, Translated and Edited by Stanley M.,
ISBN: 090418028X
The Hakluyt Society, UK, 1989. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Dust Jacket slightly sun faded. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Minor marks and wear to book and jacket. ISBN: 090418028X. ISBN/EAN: 9780904180282. ** LIGHT BOOK - Postage will be reduced by 25% after order is placed ** Very Good Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38520  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. 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. 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. 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. 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. Very Good Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 35931  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Captain Cook in Hawaii
Barrow, Terence
ISBN: 0896100634
Island Heritage Ltd, Australia, 1978. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. . Size: Oblong 8vo (8 to 9 inches). Price-clipped. ISBN: 0896100634. ISBN/EAN: 9780896100633. Good Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27979  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. 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. 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. Very Good Condition
Price: $24.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 18560  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Charles Darwin's Beagle Diary
Keynes, Edited by R.D.,
ISBN: 0521003172
Cambridge Univ. Press, UK, 2001. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine slightly faded. Minor marks and wear to book. ISBN: 0521003172. ISBN/EAN: 9780521003179. Very Good Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33352  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. Very Good Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 35655  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. 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. 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. 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 ** New Book
Price: $200.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38019  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. 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). 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. Very Good Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23410  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. 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. 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. 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. Very Good Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38646  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Journey to the Source of the Oxus
Wood, Captain John
ISBN: 0195772156
Oxford University Press, Pakistan, 1976. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Reprint. All maps extant and in good order. Sunning to jacket spine, though titling legible Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean and un-marked. Lovely clean solidly bound copy. Jacket mildly chipped or worn at edges. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. ISBN: 0195772156. ISBN/EAN: 9780195772159. Very Good Condition
Price: $40.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 18217  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Landmarks of Mapmaking: An Illustrated Survey of Maps and Mapmaking
Tooley, Charles Bricker and Gerald Roe Crone, R.V.
ISBN: 1853269360
Wordsworth Editions, UK, 1989. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Size: Folio (13 to 15 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Minor marks and wear to book and jacket. ISBN: 1853269360. ISBN/EAN: 9781853269363. .** HEAVY BOOK - Over 2 kgs. Postage will exceed $40 to Asia & North America. $60 plus to Europe. Please contact us first for a quote ** Very Good Condition
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31367  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Looking for La Perouse : D'Entrecasteaux in Australia and the South Pacific 1792-1793
Horner, Frank
ISBN: 0522847587
Melbourne University Press, Australia, 1996. 
 Softcover Softcover. Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. ISBN: 0522847587. ISBN/EAN: 9780522847581. Fine Condition
Price: $20.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 22763  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Know: The Autobiography
Fiennes, Ranulph
Hodder & Stoughton, UK, 2007. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Very Good. . Minor marks and edgewear to jacket and boards. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Fine Condition
Price: $17.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 23404  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 dent to spine board, slightly exposing cardboard. Edgewear to slipcase, Size: 4to (11 to 13 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. 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. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. Seven maps included in pocket at back of book. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, spine fine. Edges lightly browned/foxed. Minor marks & wear to boards and jacket. ISBN: 052284376X. ISBN/EAN: 9780522843767. Very Good Condition
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25754  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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