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A Boot Full of Right Arms
Green, Evan,
Cassell Australia, Australia, 1975. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Signed by Author. Signed by Green and Bryson. Lovely clean solidly bound copy First Printing. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, spine fine. Signed by Author. Very Good Condition
Price: $150.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 34457  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Century of Plymouth
Fleming, Guy,
Sutton, UK, 2000. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Fine. First Edition. Boards lightly bumped : JACKET: Edges lightly creased. Not price-clipped. Very Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 6263  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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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 Life in Egypt
McPherson, Bimbashi
ISBN: 0563201347
BBC Books, UK, 1983. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Lovely clean solidly bound copy. ISBN: 0563201347. ISBN/EAN: 9780563201342. Very Good Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20408  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Life on Pittwater
Duncan, Susan
Ebury Press, Australia, 2009. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. Illustrator: Anthony Ong. First Edition. Inscribed by Author. First Printing. Size: 4to (11 to 13 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Illustrator: Anthony Ong. Inscribed by Author. ISBN/EAN: 9781741666694. Fine Condition
Price: $70.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38386  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Life on the Ocean Wave: Voyages to Australia, India and the Pacific from the journals of Captain George Bayly 1824-1844
Bayly, Edited by Pamela Statham and Rica Erickson, Goerge
ISBN: 0522847617
Miegunyah Press, Australia, 1998. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Fine. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine slightly cocked. Minor marks and wear to book and jacket. ISBN: 0522847617. ISBN/EAN: 9780522847611. Very Good Condition
Price: $45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 36458  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Modern Treasure Hunter: The Adventures of a Gold Diviner on the Trail of Pirate Treasure
Wilkins, Harold J.
C & J Temple, UK, 1948. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding very good. Light foxing/browning to front/rear pages, text pages clean. Dust Jacket edgeworn, small chips, tears and soiling. Edges moderately browned/foxed. Minor marks/wear to boards and page edges. Very Good Condition
Price: $45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27123  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Nomad was our Guide: The story of a journey through the land of the Wongi - the Central Desert of Australia - 1953
Grayden, William L.
ISBN: 0958128502
NH Holdings Publications, Australia, 2002. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Ex-library, stickers, stamps and cataloguing notations. Covers wrapped neatly in clear adhesive plastic. Binding reinforced with tape inside covers. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine slightly cocked. Minor marks and wear to book. ISBN: 0958128502. ISBN/EAN: 9780958128506. Very Good Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38467  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Pattern of Islands
Grimble, Arthur
John Murray, UK, 1953. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. . Prior seller's sticker. Jacket quite edgeworn, tears and large chips and other rubbing/creasing. Minor edgewear to boards, slightly exposing cardboard. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Previous owner's inscription in ink, neat. Edges browned slightly. Now protected in non-adhesive plastic wrap. Good Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33926  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells, being an Illustrated Account of a Study and Exploration of the Mountains in the English Lake District: Book Six : The North Western Fells
Wainwright, A.
ISBN: 0711222282
Francis Lincoln, UK, 2003. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Fine. . Size: 16mo (6 to 7 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Edges slightly foxed. ISBN: 0711222282. ISBN/EAN: 9780711222281. Very Good Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29992  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells, being an Illustrated Account of a Study and Exploration of the Mountains in the English Lake District: Book Three : The Central Fells
Wainwright, A.
ISBN: 0711222282
Francis Lincoln, UK, 2003. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Size: 16mo (6 to 7 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Edges slightly foxed. Minor marks and wear to book and jacket. ISBN: 0711222282. ISBN/EAN: 9780711222281. ** LIGHT BOOK - Postage will be reduced by 25% after order is placed ** Very Good Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30001  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Ride to Khiva: Travels and Adventures in Central Asia
Burnaby, Fred
Cassell, UK, 1907. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Prior seller's sticker. Boards rubbed and edgeworn. Base of spine board very worn, cardboard exposed and chipped. Large stain to back board. Titling still in very good condition. Heavy foxing to early/rear pages and page block edges, sporadic foxing to text. Reprint. Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding still very good. Gift inscription , neat, to preliminary pages. Good Condition
Price: $28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 37850  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became History's Greatest Traveller
Roberts, Jason
ISBN: 0743239660
Simon & Schuster, UK, 2006. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Fine. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Edges slightly browned/foxed. Minor marks & wear to boards and jacket. Light bumping to board corner. ISBN: 0743239660. ISBN/EAN: 9780743239660. Very Good Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26319  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Short Walk In The Hindu Kush
Newby, Eric
Folio Society, UK, 2011. 2011
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/. 2011. First thus. Size: large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Very Good Condition
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38621  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush
Newby, Eric
ISBN: 0002154005
William Collins, UK, 1989. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Page block edges foxed, slight foxing to endpapers, text clean. Minor marks and wear to boards and jacket. Reprint. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine slightly cocked. ISBN: 0002154005. ISBN/EAN: 9780002154000. Very Good Condition
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38435  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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A Traveller in Italy
Morton, H. V.
Methuen, UK, 1964. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Fine. First Edition. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Lovely clean solidly bound copy. Jacket price-clipped. Prior owner's signature in ink. Very Good Condition
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20359  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Traveller in Rome
Morton, H.V.
Methuen, UK, 1957. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. . Edgewear including small chips and tears to jacket. Foxing to early/rear pages, text mostly clean. Spine board slightly rubbed. Minor marks and wear to boards. Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding still very good. Edges foxed and browned. Good Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 36571  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Victorian Traveler in the Middle East: The Photography and Travel Writing of Annie Lady Brassey
Micklewright, Nancy
ISBN: 0754632024
Ashgate Publishing Limited, UK, . 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Closed tear to jacket. Copyright page torn out. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Edges lightly browned/foxed. Minor marks & wear to boards and jacket. ISBN: 0754632024. ISBN/EAN: 9780754632023. Very Good Condition
Price: $80.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25499  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Wanderer in Venice
Lucas, E.V.
Methuen, UK, 1925. 
 Hardcover (Full Leather) Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . School prize sticker, laid in neatly. Spine board faded/discoloured. Slight bumping to board corners and edgewear. Minor marks and soiling to boards. Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Very Good Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33242  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Year In Provence
Mayle, Peter
ISBN: 0241122201
Hamish Hamilton, UK, 1989. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. First Printing. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact, but spine slightly cocked. Mild Uniform Browning. Prior owner's signature in ink. ISBN: 0241122201. ISBN/EAN: 9780241122204. Good Condition
Price: $50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20328  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Year in Provence
Mayle, Peter,
ISBN: 0241132223
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1992. First Illustrated Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Paul Hogarth. First Illustrated Edition. Slight spotting to top page edge, minor marks to rear board. JACKET: Light creasing and small tear to bottom edge. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Illustrator: Paul Hogarth. ISBN: 0241132223. ISBN/EAN: 9780241132227. Very Good Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 8831  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Year In Provence
Mayle, Peter
ISBN: 0241122201
Hamish Hamilton, UK, 1989. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Twelfth Printing. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Binding tight, spine fine. Edges slightly foxed. ISBN: 0241122201. ISBN/EAN: 9780241122204. Good Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38385  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Adventures Before Fifty
Baker, Danys val
ISBN: 0212998285
John Baker, UK, 1969. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. . Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Binding tight. Dust Jacket edgeworn, small chips, tears &/or soiling. Minor bumping to board corners, light fading to edges of baords. ISBN: 0212998285. ISBN/EAN: 9780212998289. Very Good Condition
Price: $48.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26965  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Adventures in Peru
Prodgers, C.H.
Bodley Head, UK, 1924. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Fading to boards and spine, other minor wear to boards. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Binding very good. Deckled edges (rough cut), browned /foxed. Good Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27188  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Arabian Sands
Thesiger, Wilfred
Longmans, Green and Co, UK, 1960. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Map included but torn. Also includes draft provisional general programme of the Communist Party of Australia for your enjoyment. Soiling to boards. Spine board cracked. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding good , not supertight. Previous owner's book-plate laid in. Bumping to board corners. Fair Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31373  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Armageddon: Two Men on an Anzac Trail
Daley and Michael Bowers, Paul
Miegunyah Press, Australia, 2011. 
 Softcover (with flaps) Softcover (with flaps). Very Good Condition/. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine slightly cocked. ISBN/EAN: 9780522857306. Very Good Condition
Price: $28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 35722  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Armageddon: Two Men on an Anzac Trail
Daley and Michael Bowers, Paul
Miegunyah Press, Australia, 2011. 
 Softcover (with flaps) Softcover (with flaps). Fine Condition/. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. ISBN/EAN: 9780522857306. Fine Condition
Price: $28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 35723  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Around the World in Eight Days : The Flight of the Winnie Mae
Post and Harold Gatty, Wiley
ISBN: 0517573520
Orion, USA, 1989. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). ISBN: 0517573520. ISBN/EAN: 9780517573525. ** LIGHT BOOK - Postage will be reduced by 25% after order is placed ** Very Good Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20580  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning
Lee, Laurie
ISBN: 0233961178
Andre Deutsch, UK, 1969. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Leonard Rosoman. First Edition. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Binding tight. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Illustrator: Leonard Rosoman. ISBN: 0233961178. ISBN/EAN: 9780233961170. Very Good Condition
Price: $28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27793  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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