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Australia and the Islands of the Pacific: Myths and Wonders of the Southern Seas

By: Moretti, Marco; Davenport, Neil Frazer (translated by)

Price: $13.80

Publisher: Edison, NJ, Chartwell Books: 2000

Seller ID: 003152

ISBN: 078581289X

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Stories and magnificient images trace the routes of the first European navigators among the wonders of the Southern Seas. Visit atolls sheltering brilliant blue lagoons, volcanic islands coverd with steaming jungles, strips of white sand nestled between banks of coral. Follow the ring of fire, the range of volcanoes that surrounds the Pacific, and land on dozens of beautiful islands, each with a culture of their own. Great armchair travel. 224 pages, brilliantly photographed. The jacket has light wear at the corners. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. View more info

James Herriot's Yorkshire

By: Herriot, James

Price: $9.20

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., St. Martin's Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000682

ISBN: 0312439709

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


A guided tour with the beloved veterinarian through the land of All Creatures Great and Small, gloriously photographed and memorably described. Numerous villages and other haunts are included in this beautiful volume, with text and full-color photography showing each place. Includes index. Price clipped, there is a 1" repaired tear at the back top. ; Octavo (standard book size); 224 pages View more info

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Sailing in Grandfather's Wake

By: Tew, Captain Ian

Price: $7.36

Publisher: Dobbs Ferry, New York, U. S. A., Sheridan House Inc: 2001

Seller ID: 001839

ISBN: 1574091417

Condition: New with no dust jacket


A volume of Reed's Maritime Library. Here is a seafaring adventure spanning three generations. In 1938, Caplin, skippered by Commander R. D. Graham with his daughter Marguerite as mate, set out from England to sale around the world. Sixty years later, Commander Graham's grandson, Captain Ian Tew, bought Independent Freedom in New York and, with his aunt's account of the voyage as a guide, sailed in Caplin's wake. The side-by-side accounts of their navigation to remote shores provide a fascinating historical perspective against which the calms and storms of sailing are ageless. 218 pages, inclu... View more info