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1 Exploring the Mysterious South. The tales of the men who sought new lands and fortune in the Pacific's uncharted territories.
Sydney Bay Books No Date 085835912x / 9780858359123 Hardback 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Colour and black & white illustrations. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 280 pages Deals mostly with the exploration of Australia. Chapters written by Valmai Phillips, Patricia Coburn & Ann Howard ID231250 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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In the Land of White Death. An Epic Story of Survival in the Siberian Arctic, Albanov, Valerian
2 Albanov, Valerian In the Land of White Death. An Epic Story of Survival in the Siberian Arctic
London Pimlico 2001 0712668152 / 9780712668156 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. xx, 205 pages Albanov's account of survival in the Arctic in 1914, translated into English for the first time. ID267556 
Price: 13.00 AUD
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John McKinlay, Explorer, 1819-1872 contained in Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia South Australian Branch Voume 63 1961-62, Alexander, C. L
3 Alexander, C. L John McKinlay, Explorer, 1819-1872 contained in Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia South Australian Branch Voume 63 1961-62
Adelaide Royal Geographical Society of Australasia South Australian Branch 1962 1st thus Softcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Good Condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. Light wear to edges and corners and some light marking to the pale covers. Black & white photographs and maps. 22 pages [99] Also contains: The exploration of Oates Land (Law); Sir Thomas Elder (Gosse); Edward Charles Frome (Newland); The late Dr. Charles Fenner and the Sachse Medal (Gill). ID291499 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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FRIENDSHIP'S GARLAND Being the conversations, letters and opinions of the late Arminius, Baron Von Thunder-Ten-Tronckh, Arnold, Matthew
4 Arnold, Matthew FRIENDSHIP'S GARLAND Being the conversations, letters and opinions of the late Arminius, Baron Von Thunder-Ten-Tronckh
London Smith Elder 1897 2nd Edition Hardcover 
Octavo Size. VERY GOOD condition. No dustjacket. Some light marking to ivory coloured boards and spine is age-darkened. Pages starting to tan at edges. 172 pages Collected and edited with a dedicatory letter to Adolescens Leo Esq of the Daily Telegraph by Matthew Arnold. Arnold's clever and wittyy exploration of the culture and politics of the time through a series of letters with a fictitious German baron. First published in 1871. ID99611 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Journey to Lake Frome 1843. Paintings and Sketches by Edward Charles Frome and James Henderson, Auhl, Ian and Marfleet, Denis
5 Auhl, Ian and Marfleet, Denis Journey to Lake Frome 1843. Paintings and Sketches by Edward Charles Frome and James Henderson
Adelaide Lynton Publications 1977 0869463047 / 9780869463048 1st Edition Hardback 
Oblong Small Quarto Size [approx 28x22cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour reproductions of watercolours by Edward Frome. 111 pages ID220485 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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Explorers of the Pacific, Badger, Geoffrey
6 Badger, Geoffrey Explorers of the Pacific
Sydney Kangaroo Press 1988 0864172117 / 9780864172112 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. 248 pages ID143005 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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Charles-Alexandre Lesueur Painter and Naturalist: A Forgotten Treasure, Baglione, Gabrielle and Cremiere, Cedric
7 Baglione, Gabrielle and Cremiere, Cedric Charles-Alexandre Lesueur Painter and Naturalist: A Forgotten Treasure
Le Havre Éditions du Muséum d'histoire naturelle du Havre/MkF editions 2016 9791092305296 1st Australian Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Mint condition in pictorial laminated boards. Issued without dustjacket. A new copy. Illustrated with colour plates. Translated from the French by Jean Fornasiero & John West-Sooby. 391 pages On 19 October 1800, Charles-Alexandre Lesueur set sail on a voyage of discovery to the Southern Lands led by Nicolas Baudin. He soon demonstrated his talents as a natural history artist. Driven by an insatiable curiosity, during a golden age for natural history and learned societies, he travelled constantly throughout his life. His sketchbooks and vellums provide a record of the animals, landscapes and indigenous people he encountered. ID292443 
Price: 84.95 AUD
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8 Baisley, Barnara No Easy Answers: An Exploration of Answers
London Epworth Press 2000 0716205394 / 9780716205395 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Inscribed & signed by the author. ix,145 pages Includes an Afterword offering practical suggestions to those facing difficulty, ongoing illness or bereavement. ID240819 
Price: 12.00 AUD
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The Ship: Retracing Cook's Endeavour Voyage, Baker, Simon
9 Baker, Simon The Ship: Retracing Cook's Endeavour Voyage
London BBC Books 2002 0 563 53463 X / 9780563534631 1st Edition Hardcover 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. llustrated with colour and black & white photographs and reproductions. 224 pages Featuring original drawings, maps and artworks plus spectactular new photographs, this book provides a fascinating historical account of Cooks first voyage and sheds new light on its significance thrugh the present-day experience of life aboard the replica Endeavour. ID221567 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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ADVENTURES IN OCEAN EXPLORATION From the Discovery of the Titanic to the Search for Noah's Flood, Ballard, Robert D. (with Malcolm McConnell)
10 Ballard, Robert D. (with Malcolm McConnell) ADVENTURES IN OCEAN EXPLORATION From the Discovery of the Titanic to the Search for Noah's Flood
Washington, DC National Geographic Society 2001 0792279921 / 9780792279921 1st Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 288 pages ID203783 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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An Illustrated Treasury of Australian Epic Journeys, Barker, Anthony (Selected by)
11 Barker, Anthony (Selected by) An Illustrated Treasury of Australian Epic Journeys
Melbourne Melbourne Macmillan 1990 0732903289 / 9780732903282 1st thus Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 288 pages Includes James Cook, William Bligh, Gregory Blaxland, Charles Sturt, Edward John Eyre, Mary Durack, Douglas Mawson, Daisy Bates and more. ID260563 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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'A passion for exploring new countries'. Matthew Flinders & George Bass, Bastian, Josephine
12 Bastian, Josephine 'A passion for exploring new countries'. Matthew Flinders & George Bass
North Melbourne Australian Scholarly Publishing 2016 1925333728 / 9781925333725 1st Edition Trade Paperback 
MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with colour plates. Black and white maps. 301 pages Flinders wanted to be an explorer 'second only to Cook', Bass a naturalist, another Sir Joseph Banks, and a rich Sydney trader. For eight years these two pursued their destiny. Their voyages changed the map of Australia, and Flinders gave it its name. They were ready for even greater ventures. Their incredible story is all true – everything in it did happen. This book is historically rigorous, yet its protagonists' fascinating and contrasting characters, the powerful background of the Napoleonic War, and the extraordinary events of their lives make it as gripping as any novel. ID292096 
Price: 48.00 AUD
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Beating about the Bush, Beadell, Len
13 Beadell, Len Beating about the Bush
Sydney Weldon Publishing 1990 0947116729 / 9780947116729 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Maps to endpapers. 192pages The fifth of Len Beadell's books describing his years exploring, surveying and road-making in Central and Western Australia. ID237749 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Kennedy of Cape York, Beale, Edgar
14 Beale, Edgar Kennedy of Cape York
Adelaide Rigby 1970 0851790062 / 9780851790060 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ a little sunned on spine and adjacent section of rear panel - now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with black and white plates. Maps to endpapers. 281 pages A biography of the renowned Queensland Explorer Edmund Kennedy that reveals him as a completely human character; humorous, brave, gifted, and exuberant. ID193639 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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In the Steps of Burke & Wills, Bergin, Tom
15 Bergin, Tom In the Steps of Burke & Wills
Sydney Australian Broadcasting Commission 1981 0642974136 / 9780642974136 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good dustjacket. DJ protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Colour and black & white illustrations and photos. 139 pages An account of Tom Bergin's 1977 journey, retracing the ill-fated expedition of Burke & Wills. Bergin's objective was to prove that had Burke & Wills travelled in the Winter months instead of Summer they would have survived. ID219776 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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Worth Her Salt: Women at Work in Australia, Bevege, Margaret, James, Margaret, & Shute, Carmel (Editors)
16 Bevege, Margaret, James, Margaret, & Shute, Carmel (Editors) Worth Her Salt: Women at Work in Australia
Sydney Hale & Iremonger 1982 0868060038 / 9780868060033 Reprint Trade Paperback 
Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. xxv, 453 pages Brings together research and recollection in an illuminating exploration of women's expereinces in Australia. ID260407 
Price: 11.00 AUD
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The Last Antarctic Heroes, Bickel, Lennard
17 Bickel, Lennard The Last Antarctic Heroes
Sydney Allen & Unwin 1989 0049201085 / 9780049201088 Reprint Trade Paperback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs. Previous owner's neat label to inside of front cover. 230 pages A journey without parallel in the annals of polar exploration. ID229674 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Silence Calling. Australians in Antarctica 1947-97 The ANARE Junilee History, Bowden, Tim
18 Bowden, Tim The Silence Calling. Australians in Antarctica 1947-97 The ANARE Junilee History
Sydney Allen & Unwin 1997 1864483113 / 9781864483116 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Previous owners name [on sticker] to ffep. Inscribed to previous owner by author. A nice copy. 593 pages A fascinating, and often moving account, the book traces the development of ANARE from first settlement up to the present day looking at the people, the exploration, discovery and Australia's contribution to scientific research. ID196825 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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The Craft of Wood Carving, Bridgewater, Alan & Gill
19 Bridgewater, Alan & Gill The Craft of Wood Carving
Sydney A.H & A.W. Reed 1981 0589502239 / 9780589502232 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 159 pages Both a step-by-step guide to creating your own authentic, period-style woodcarvings and a lively exploration of carving traditions and styles. ID245486 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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20 British Petroleum BP Fifty Years in Pictures: A story in pictures of the development of the British Petroleum Group
London The British Petroleum Company Limited 1959 1st Edition Hardbound 
Quarto Size. FINE in VERY GOOD Dustjacket. DJ protected. Small closed tear to DJ at base of front panel. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 159 pages ID181822 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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