Bookshops.com.au your guide to Australian Bookshops
Search Books Search for a Bookshop Log In to bookshops.com.au    View items in your shopping cart
Browse Bookshops   About Us   Resources   Sell Books   List a Bookshop   Register   
Exploration Books listed at
M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers


1421 The Year China Discovered the World
Menzies, Gavin
ISBN: 0553815229
Bantam Books Australia 2003 
 Paperback With illustrations in colour and black & white and maps, a very good copy. ; 200 x 130mm; 650 pages Very Good+
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17033  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
A CANYON VOYAGE The Narrative of the Second Powell Expedition
Dellenbaugh, Frederick S.
The University of Arizona Press Tucson 1991 3rd Printing
 Paperback Pagination xxxvi, 278, with fifty illustrations. A very good copy. ; 215 x 140mm 
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13646  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
A LAND BETWEEN TWO NILES Quaternary Geology and Biology of the Central Sudan
Williams, Martin A. J. & Adamson, D. A. (edited by)
A. A. Balkema Rotterdam 1982 1st Edition
 Hardcover With maps and charts throughout, a near fine copy in near fine dustjacket. ; 235 x 160mm; x, 246 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: $200.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22210  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
AFRICA EXPLORED Europeans in the Dark Continent 1769-1889.
Hibbert, Christopher
ISBN: 0713913711
Allen Lane London 1982 1st Edition
 Hardcover With 16 maps, 54 illustrations, Very good copy in very good dustjacket. Previous owners name on front endpaper. ; 240 x 160mm; 336 pages 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14982  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
AFRICA EXPLORED Europeans in the Dark Continent 1769-1889.
Hibbert, Christopher
ISBN: 0713913711
Allen Lane London 1982 1st Edition
 Hardcover With 16 maps, 54 illustrations, Very good copy in very good dustjacket. Previous owners name on front endpaper. ; 240 x 160mm; 336 pages 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14982  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
ALL ROUND THE WORLD ( First & Second Series in 2 Volumes ) an Illustrated Record of Voyages, Travels and Adventures in all Parts of the Globe
Ainsworth, W. F. (editor)
William Collins, Sons & Company London & Glascow 1869 
  With two hundred illustrations after drawings by Gustave Dore, Berard, Lancelot, Jules Noel, and other eminent artists, and six finely engraved maps, full coloured, ( title page reads the same for both volumes). Volume 1 first series - xii, 820 pages, six finely engraved maps, full coloured, and four others, folding panorama of Jerusalem, approx 200 other illustrations some full page, Volume 2 second series - xii, 810 pages, six finely engraved maps, full coloured, and two others, approx 200 other illustrations some full page, bound in half leather as a matching 2 Volume set, front hinge on Vol. 1 has small split at top, new endpapers, overall a very good set, Heavy books may require extra postage cost. 
Price: $350.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14451  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
APPROACH TO THE HILLS
Meade, C. F.
John Murray London 1948 
 Hard Cover 265pp; illustrations. Albemarle Library, cream cloth faded along top edge, dustwrapper chipped with several small tears, old price to inside flap.; 200 x 135mm Very Good in Fair dust jacket
Price: $22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 9042  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
ARABIAN TRAVELLERS The European Discovery of Arabia
Trench, Richard
ISBN: 0333428897
MacMillan London 1986 1st Edition
 Hardcover Foreword by Wilfred Thesiger, illustrated, maps, including maps on front and rear endpapers, glossary, bibliography, index, A fine copy in fine dustjacket. ; 265 x 200mm; 224 pages Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20158  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
ARTHUR PHILIP 1738 - 1814 His Voyaging
Frost, Alan
ISBN: 0195547012
Oxford University Press  1987 1st Edition
 Hardcover With illustrations and maps on endpapers, a very good copy in very good dustjacket. ; 260 x 200mm; xii, 320 pages Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22312  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
BUNYA, or Mystery Mountains. To Robe Via the Coorong. A Camp Out in New South Wales. Ornithologists in the West.
White, Captain S. A.
 Adelaide  
 Printed Wrapper No date stated, reprinted from The Register by W. K. Thomas & Co., Adelaide. Contains four separate articles as the Title suggests, 136 pp, (last 2 blank), title page reproduced on front wrapper, original grey wrappers, staples starting to rust else a fine copy of this scarce little booklet.; 150 x 120mm Near Fine
Price: $410.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13134  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
CAPTAIN BASIL HALL Travels in India Ceylon and Borneo
Rawlinson, Professor H. G.
George Routledge & Sons, Ltd. London 1931 1st Edition
 Hardcover With 4 plates, index, chipping to top and bottom of dustjacket spine, jacket now protected, a very good copy in very good dustjacket. The Broadway Travellers series edited by Sir. E. Denison Ross and Eileen Power; The Broadway Travellers; 220 x 140mm; [xiv], 272 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: $100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19846  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
CAPTAIN COOK'S VOYAGES ROUND THE WORLD
Synge, M. B.
Thomas Nelson and Sons London 1903 
 Hard Cover ix, 512pp; illustrations, blue boards, has been professionally rebacked retaining original spine and sides, book plate & inscription to front endpaper. ; 215 x 150mm Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12680  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK, R. N. One Hundred and Fifty Years After
Carruthers, Sir Joseph
John Murray London 1930 
 Hard Cover xx, 316pp; (6), blue boards a tad soiled, illustrations. ; 190 x 125mm Good with no dust jacket
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11033  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
CAVE MEN NEW AND OLD
Casteret, Norbert
J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd London 1951 1st Edition
 Hard Cover xiii, 178pp, illusts in sepia, d/w torn with large piece missing from back; 220 x 140mm Very Good in Poor dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2945  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
CAVES OF ADVENTURE
Tazieff, Haroun
The Scientific Book Club London  
 Hard Cover no date, 139pp; illusts, d/w has small pieces missing top front & rear.; 225 x 140mm Very Good in Good dust jacket
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4471  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
CHARLES STURT His Life and Journeys of Exploration.
Cumpston, J. H. L.
Georgian House Melbourne 1951 1st Edition
 Hardcover With 50 illustrations and 12 maps, a very good copy, dustjacket has had the flaps cut off and is now proctected in a loose fitting clear cover. Postage will be reduced for this book. ; 220 x 140mm; 195 pages Very Good+ in Good dust jacket
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22664  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS The Grand Design
Taviani, Paolo Emilio
Orbis Books London 1985 1st English Edition
 Hardcover LXIV pages of colour plates, biographical and chapter notes, basic chronology of the life of Christopher Columbus, analytical index of biographical names and authors, analytical index of georaphical names, fine copy in fine dustjacket, Heavy book may require extra postage cost. ; 245 x 165mm; 574 pages 
Price: $45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14013  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
DARK COMPANION
Robinson, Bradley
Hodder & Stoughton London 1948 First Printing
 Hard Cover 256pp; illustrations, endpaper maps, blue boards a tad soiled, otherwise very good.; 205 x 140mm Very Good
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10109  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
DESERT TRAVELLER The Life of Jean Louis Burckhardt
Sim, Katherine
Victor Gollancz Ltd London 1969 1st Edition
 Hardcover With 32 b/w illusts, 2 maps + maps on endpapers, 8 line drawings; original red hard back with dustjacket that is scuffed on corners, a very good copy in very good dustjacket; 220 x 140mm; 447 pages Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20724  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
DESERT, MARSH AND MOUNTAIN
Thesiger, Wilfred
ISBN: 0006548172
Flamingo London 1995 Reprint
 Paperback A very good copy, Many illustrations. ; 195 x 130mm; xx, 202 pages 
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 15671  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
DIG A Drama of Central Australia
Clune, Frank.
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1943 Sixth Impression
 Hardcover With map on front endpaper, a very good copy. ; 185 x 120mm; xiv, 278 pages Very Good with no dust jacket
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18246  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
ERNEST GILES Explorer and Traveller 1835 - 1897
Ericksen, Ray.
ISBN: 0859052400
Hesperian Press Carlisle 1997 First thus.
 Paperback With illustrations and map, a fine copy. ; 235 x 150mm; xii, 307 pages Fine
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19725  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
EVEREST 1933
Ruttledge, Hugh
Hodder & Stoughton London 1947 Fifth Black Jacket Edition
 Hard Cover 254pp; b/w photographic illusts, map of expedition route, d/w chipped with small pieces missing from spine ends.; 180 x 110mm Very Good in Good dust jacket
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3154  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
EXPLORATIONS A Life of Underwater Adventure
Ballard, Robert D.
ISBN: 0786883898
Hyperion New York 1998 Paperback Edition
 Paperback With many colour photographic illustrations, a very good copy. ; 230 x 155mm; 407 pages 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16857  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
EXPLORATIONS AND ADVENTURES IN EQUATORIAL AFRICA; With Accounts of the Manners and Customs of the People, and of the Chase of the Gorilla, the Crocodile, Leopard, Elephant, Hippopotamus, and Other Animals
Du Chaillu, Paul B.
Negro Universities Press New York 1969 Reprint
 Hardcover Originally published by Harper & Brothers, New York, 1861. With numerous illustrations, xxii, 531 pages, 79 illustrations + folding map at rear of book, small stamp on verso of title page indicates this was a library book, no other library marks noted, original brown cloth boards, a very good copy. ; 220 x 140mm 
Price: $100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16328  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
EXPLORERS MAPS Chapters in the Cartographic Record of Geographical Discovery
Skelton, R.A.
Spring Books London 1970 First Thus
 Hard Cover xii, 337pgs, colour frontis; many other illustrations, dust jacket is faded on spine and front.; 285 x 220mm Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Price: $75.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1702  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
FARTHEST WEST AFOOT AND AFLOAT Together with E. H. Wilmot's Journal of the Pioneer Survey of the Lake Manapouri - Dusky Sound Area
Reed, A. H. And Reed A. W.
Reed Wellington, N.Z. 1950 1st Edition
 Cloth 192pp; 30 b/w photographic illusts; 5 maps. Brown cloth lightly rubbed at corners, previous owner's bookplate pasted in. ; 220 x 140mm Very Good
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1595  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
FIRST VOYAGE Being the Full & Authentic Story of the Great Discoveries Made By Lt. James Cook, RN-Commanding H.M. Bark Endeavour- in the Great South Seas in the Years 1768-1771
Gwyther, John
Andrew Melrose, London 1954 1st Edition
 Cloth 208pp; 43 illusts in sepia, green cloth spotty, title faded, e/p maps, description from d/w pasted onto 1/2 title pg, clipped d/w front pasted onto dedication pg.; 215 x 140mm Very Good
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3283  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
FROM VENUS TO ANTARCTICA The Life of Dumont D'Urville
Dunmore, John
ISBN: 0908988710
Exisle Publishing Auckland 2007 1st Edition
 Hardcover With 10 b/w illustrations and 7 maps, fine copy in fine dustjacket (a new copy) . ; 240 x 160mm; 252 pages 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16420  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry
GHOSTS OF CAPE SABINE The Harrowing True Story of the Greely Expedition
Guttridge, Leonard F.
ISBN: 0399145893
G. P. Putnam's Sons New York  
 Hardcover Xiv, 354pp; illustrations. Fine copy in fine dustjacket; 240 x 160mm 
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14554  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
Seller's Details    Search Seller's Books   Browse Seller's Books Postage Rates   Send Inquiry

Next 30 Results