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Here you will find a collection of historical references on TRAVEL - around-the-world, T. Smollett, Sir Richard Burton, Captain James Cook RN, AUSTRALIAN outback, Overland journeys, YOUNGHUSBAND in TIBET, Freya Stark, H.V. MORTON, Jan Morris, Afghanistan, Chitral, INDONESIA, Wallace Line, Pacific Ocean, Papua New Guinea, Africa, ASIA, On the Road, and Truckin’ down the line,,,. Use our Quick Search Box (at bottom of page) to locate books by book title, authors name or description. We are proud of our reputation for careful customer service, with efficient packing & shipping world-wide. We offer tracking with all our shipments, where possible. See the About Us Page. All prices are in Australian (AUD) $
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TRAVEL: ARCTIC, ASIA, EUROPE, NORTH & SOUTH AMERICA, AUSTRALIA, OCEANIA,  ANTARCTICA

Book Id: 22nftr0381

Price: $12.40

Title: Pleasure Islands of the SOUTH PACIFIC - Fiji - New Caledonia - Rarotonga - New Hebrides - Easter Island - French Poly

Author: COLIN SIMPSON - Travel Writer Extraordinare

Publisher: Methuen, Sydney, 1979, 1st ed., hardcover 8vo with d/j, 239 pages, Illust. to eprs, COLOUR & B/W PHOTOS & MAPS, 6 Parts & Index.

Condition:Brown hardcover with white title to spine & design to frcvr, very slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear, covered in a clear plastic protective covering.

Description: This top author of travel books provides vivid reading and expert guidance about the best places to holiday in the South Pacific.

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Book Id: 22nftr0380

Price: $12.40

Title: BALI and Beyond - JAVA - NORTH SUMATRA

Author: COLIN SIMPSON - Travel Writer Extraordinare

Publisher: Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1972, 1st ed., hardcover 8vo with d/j, 114 pages, Illustrations to eprs, COLOUR & B/W PHOTOS & MAPS, 3 Parts, Epilogue & Index.

Condition:Yellow hardcover with white title to spine & illust. to frcvr, slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, previous owner's name to frepr, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with large repaired tear to frcvr, several tears & edgewear.

Description: Travel to Bali, Central Java and North Sumatra (in the early 1970s) - a fascinating journey which has been beautifully illustrated.

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Book Id: 22nftr0379

Price: $12.40

Title: WAKE up to NEW ZEALAND - North & South Island TRAVEL

Author: COLIN SIMPSON - Travel Writer Extraordinare - Inscribed to Joan Clarke & SIGNED by Author

Publisher: A.H. & A.W. Reed, Sydney, 1976, 1st ed., hardcover 8vo with d/j, 271 pages plus 1 page adv., Map of NZ to eprs, COLOUR & B/W PHOTOS & MAPS, 2 Parts & Index.

Condition:Blue hardcover with gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, Inscribed & Signed by Simpson to frepr, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, very slight foxing to outside page edges in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight edgewear.

Description: Simpson gives us a book that is remarkably informative about glaciers and glow-worms, and the thermal dramas of Rotorua. He sketches in a great deal of useful knowledge about Maori culture and history. Vivid colour photos.

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Book Id: 22nftr0359

Price: $14.40

Title: HUSKY be My Guide - Overland in a 1950s Hillman Husky - Europe Turkey Syria Lebanon Iraq Gulf India Ceylon to Australia

Author: F J Thwaites - author of many Australian novels including "The Night Closed Down" WE HAVE MANY MORE BY F J THWAITES IN STOCK !

Publisher: Harcourt Press, Sydney,n.d. FIRST EDITION but c1954, Hardcover 8vo with dj, 271pp.,

Condition:Crisp red cloth-bound hardcover with title to spine, no inscriptions, in VERY GOOD CONDITION in an unclipped GOOD MINUS DUSTJACKET with chips & tears, now protected in a clear non-adhesive plastic cover.

Description: A recorded account of the Thwaite's family's long overland journey from London to Sydney in a ten horse-power car. Europe, the Middle East, the Persian Gulf, India Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) and then boat to Fremantle and across Australia.

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