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Explorers and Exploration

Explorers and Exploration

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1 Alexander, Caroline Mrs. Chippy's Last Expedition The Remarkable Journey of Shackleton's Polar-Bound Cat 1914-1915 Complete and Unabridged
London Bloomsbury Publishing 1998 0747538190 / 9780747538196 Paperback Very Good 
Yellowed paper; Mrs Chippy belonged to Harry 'Chippy' McNeish the carpenter. 200gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 7.56 X 5.04 X 0.71 inches; 174 pages 
Price: 7.00 AUD
 
 
2 Allen, Benedict Mad White Giant : a Journey to the Heart of the Amazon Jungle
London Macmillan 1985 0333393163 / 9780333393161 First Edition Hard Cover Good in Good dust jacket 
250p, illustrated, maps on endpapers. Yellowed margins, bumped corners. 500gms weight. ; 8vo 
Price: 13.63 AUD
 
 
3 Austin, K A THE VOYAGE OF THE INVESTIGATOR 1801-1803 COMMANDER MATTHEW FLINDERS
Rigby 1968 Paperback Very Good 
Index. No creases. 250gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 224 pages 
Price: 7.00 AUD
 
 
4 Bawlf, Samuel THE SECRET VOYAGE OF SIR FRANCIS DRAKE
London Penguin Books Ltd 2004 0141005912 / 9780141005911 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Index, notes and bibliography Whilst circumnavigating the globe in 1577 was Drake on another secret mission? 300 grams weight. ; Remainder; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 400 pages 
Price: 26.20 AUD
 
 
5 Bellis, H Captain Cook
Singapore Mcgraw Hill Book Co 1970 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good with no dust jacket 
58p, colour illustrations Historical Characters series. Few scuffs to black cover. Bookseller details top of ffep. ; 8vo 
Price: 8.50 AUD
 
 
6 Blashford-Snell, John and Ballantine, Alistair (Ed) Expeditions : the Experts' Way
London Faber & Faber 1977 0571110215 / 9780571110216 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
256p. Ten experts write a chapter on expeditions - polar, ocean voyages personnel, small groups and mountaineering, , jungles and deserts, underwater, preparation, logistics and planning. Tiny chip to top edge of spine of back cover. ; 8vo 
Price: 10.50 AUD
 
 
7 Bowman, Gerald From Scott to Fuchs
London Evans Bros 1958 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
191 pages. Index. Four polar explorers Scott, Amundsen, Shackleton Byrd are studied as well as the Fuchs and Hilary expedition. Appendix 1 has a list of known Antarctic explorers, Appendix 2 has a list of all personnel on the expeditions dealt with in this book. Light surface wear to cover which is intact, but price cut.; 8vo 
Price: 14.50 AUD
 
 
8 Brown, Stephen R SCURVY How a Surgeon, a Mariner and a Gentleman Solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age of Sail
Melbourne Penguin Australia 2004 0143002643 / 9780143002642 Paperback Very Good+ 
Bibliography. History of scurvy and hunt for a treatment. 300gms weight; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 286 pages 
Price: 29.50 AUD
 
 
9 Buck, Peter H Vikings of the Pacific. First Published As Vikings of the Sunrise
Chicago Phoenix Books 1959 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
2nd impression 1960. 338p, index, b/w illustrations, historic photos, and maps. Foxing to back cover. Owner's stamp on front page. Yellowed paper; 8vo 
Price: 26.50 AUD
 
 
10 Calder, Ritchie MEN AGAINST THE DESERT
George Allen & Unwin, Ltd. 1951 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Foxing to book cover, taped in with compliments slip now loose; Index, map of nth Africa on endpapers. Author undertakes a tour of desert research stations on behalf of UNESCO, description includes - on trail of the Rats of Tobruk, qanats of Persia, Iraq, Egypt. 500gms weight; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 194 pages 
Price: 7.00 AUD
 
 
11 Cannon, Michael THE EXPLORATION OF AUSTRALIA
Sydney Reader's Digest 1987 0864380364 / 9780864380364 Hardcover Very Good 
Index, sources, chronology, lavishly illustrated. Includes Antarctica. 1.5kg weight; Readers Digest; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 304 pages 
Price: 11.50 AUD
 
 
12 Collingridge, Vanessa CAPTAIN COOK Obsession and Betrayal in the New World
London Ebury Press 2002 0091886597 / 9780091886592 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Yellowed paper; Index. "Part biography and part historical mystery. "Weight 600 grams; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 376 pages 
Price: 27.03 AUD
 
 
13 Colwell Max THE VOYAGES OF MATTHEW FLINDERS
Sydney Hamlyn 1970 0600359492 / 9780600359494 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Gift inscription reverse of ffep. Repaired tear bottom spine of d/w; Illustrated, index, maps historic illustrations add to the understanding of Flinder's achievements.900gms weight; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 150 pages 
Price: 11.50 AUD
 
 
14 Colwell, Max The Journey of Burke and Wills
Sydney Lansdowne Press 1971 0701819138 / 9780701819132 First Edition Hard Cover As New in As New dust jacket 
152 pages, index. 1985 reprint. ; 4to 
Price: 14.50 AUD
 
 
15 Farmer, Gene and Hamblin, Dora Jane First on the Moon : a Voyage with Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, Edwin E Aldrin Jr. Written with Gene Farmer and Dora Jane Hamblin. Epilogue by Arthur C Clarke
Connecticut Konecky & Konecky 156852398x / 9781568523989 Hard Cover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
434p. Photos from NASA. Near new condition. 1kg weight; 8vo 
Price: 26.50 AUD
 
 
16 Fiennes, Ranulph CAPTAIN SCOTT.
Hodder & Stoughton 2003 0340826983 / 9780340826980 Paperback Very Good 
No crease to spine. Colour photos, author has experienced modern day rigours of Antarctic expeditions. 900gms weight ; Color Illustrations; 9.10 X 5.90 X 1.80 inches; 514 pages 
Price: 10.50 AUD
 
 
17 Frith, Henry THE ROMANCE OF NAVIGATION A Brief Record of Maritime Discovery from the Earliest Times to the 18th Century
London Ward, Lock & Company , Limited Hardcover Good 
Ffep missing, owner's name dated 1900 on title page, light foxing; Index, gold lettering on spine and cover. 750gms weight; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 312 pages 
Price: 14.65 AUD
 
 
18 Gorman, James Ocean Enough and Time: Discovering the Waters around Antarctica
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U. S. A. Harpercollins 1995 0060166207 / 9780060166205 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
190p, index, b/w photos. Unclipped jacket.500gms weight; 8vo 
Price: 13.50 AUD
 
 
19 Hemming, John THE SEARCH FOR EL DORADO
London Michael Joseph 1978 0718117549 / 9780718117542 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
"This book describes the nature of the conquistador, and tells from contemporary sources the appalling cruelty of these explorers, who preyed on the Indian tribes but who themselves suffered indescribable hardships'. Index, bibliography, b/w and colour illustrations. Weighs 800 grams; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 224 pages 
Price: 13.00 AUD
 
 
20 Hempleman-Adams, David; Uhlig, Robert Walking on Thin Ice : in Pursuit of the North Pole
Buckingham, United Kingdom Orion (Orion Publishing Group, Limited) 1998 0752817973 / 9780752817972 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
272p, index, colour plates. Excellent copy. ; 8vo 
Price: 14.50 AUD
 

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Mrs. Chippy's Last Expedition The Remarkable Journey of Shackleton's Polar-Bound Cat 1914-1915 Complete and Unabridged
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LONGITUDE The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time
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WHITE DEMON One Man's Quest for the South Pole
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MEN AGAINST THE DESERT
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