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Lost on Everest: The Search for Mallory and Irvine
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Lost on Everest: The Search for Mallory and Irvine

By Firstbrook, Peter

London: BBC Books, 1999. 224 pages, 560g. Black cloth boards Near MINT in a Near MINt d/w. Illustrated with period b/w photographs. . 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near MINT/Near MINT. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.39

Travelling Hopefully
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Travelling Hopefully

By Barclay, James

Singapore: Summer Times, 1987. 232 Pages, 440g. Blue cloth boards slightly faded to bottom edge, FINE in a FINE d/w. Illustrated with some b/w photographs.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$13.99

Wings and Space
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Wings and Space

By Chaplin, John

Shepperton: Ian Allan Limited, 1970. 160 pages, 840g. Brown cloth boards FINE in a Very good d/w with small repaired tear to base of spine. Illustrated with colour and b/w photographs. The story of man's invention of flight, from the Wright Brothers to Apollo 11's flight to the Moon.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$8.38

Bahnen Der Alpen
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Bahnen Der Alpen

By Marti, Franz & Trub, Walter.

Zuerich: Orell Fussli., 1979. 184 pages. 860g. Pictorial laminated Boards with very slightly sunned spine, Near MINT. Illustrated with b/w and some colour photogrphs, plus large fold-out route map to rear. Text in 3 langauges including English. Describes the journey through the alpine regions from East to West Switzerland, which reaches a height of 2160 meters above sea level at its highest point.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near MINT/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Pictorial laminated Boards.

$23.92

Reach for the Moon
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Reach for the Moon

By Hendrickson, Jr. Walter B.

Shepperton: Ian Allan Limited, 1963. 251 pages. 510g. Blue cloth boards FINE in a Near Very Good d/w with a small 'bite' out of the bottom front edge. Illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings. This book is filled with information obtained by mans attempts to probe, explore and colonize the Moon.. 1st U.K. Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near V.G.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.57

The Mapmaker's Wife : A True Tale of Love, Murder, and Survival in the Amazon
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The Mapmaker's Wife : A True Tale of Love, Murder, and Survival in the Amazon

By Whitaker, Robert

London: Doubleday, 2004. 352 pages. 680g. Black cloth boards Near MINT in a Near MINT d/w. Illustrated with drawings in the text.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Near MINT/Near MINT. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$14.35

Australia.
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Australia.

By Phillips, Juanita.

London: Bison Books, 1987. 128pp. 1.16Kg. Black cloth boards Near FINE with contents tight and clean, in a Near FINE d/w. Fully illustrated in colour throughout. Published to cellebrate the countries Bi-centenary. Owing to the weight, extra shipping will be incurred.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$11.96

Recuerdo De Montevideo.
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Recuerdo De Montevideo.

By ???

n.d but penciled inscription to ffep dated 1915. 40pp. 130g. Oblong format red cloth boards with black decoration & colour paste-on. Boards with stain mark along botton edge not affecting contents, and boards a little edge-rubbed. Good only. A pictorial guide to the city of Montevideo with full page b/w plates, many of which have original tissue-guard. Text in Spanish, but some photographs have English pencil translation.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.

$47.85

The Snows of Olympus : A Garden on Mars
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The Snows of Olympus : A Garden on Mars

By Clarke, Arthur C.

London: Victor Gollancz, 1994. 120pp. 800g. Black cloth boards, FINE in a Near FINE d/w. The story of mans colonization of Mars illustrated with computer generated images in colour, and b/w photographs.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$11.96

Massacre On The Amazon.

By Bodard. Lucien.

London: Tom Stacey., 1971. 335pp. 750g. Original red cloth boards, clean and undamaged, with very slight browning to page edges, o/w FINE in near FINE slightly sunned d/w with a few chips along edges and now in protective wrap. An account of the death and destruction of the native tribes along the Amazon. Translated from the French. Fully illustrated with b/w photo,s and map.. 1st UK Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$5.99