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AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND. Buy these 5 items as a set for $89 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

In a Sunburned Country

AUS83
Bill Bryson
Broadway Books
2001
335
0767903862
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
1
0
0
The intrepid, ever-resourceful Bryson revels in Australia's eccentric characters, dangerous flora and fauna and other oddities in this wildly funny, effortlessly informative travelogue.
$16.99

Eyewitness Guide Australia

AUS101
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
588
1465439560
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This helpful guide features hundreds of innovative maps, color photographs and choice recommendations for excursions and sightseeing.
$30.00

Eyewitness Guide New Zealand

NZL45
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
384
1465439625
PAPER
Guidebook
1
0
0
0
This superb guide features color photography, dozens of excellent local maps and a region-by-region overview of attractions.
$25.00

Australia Map

AUS23
ITMB
ITMB
2010
2
1553411277
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A handy, folded map at a scale of 1:3,500,000.
$12.95

New Zealand Adventure Map

NZL09
National Geographic
National Geographic Maps
2011
1
1566955491
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed map at a scale of 1:1,000,000, printed on handy tear- and water-resistant paper.
$11.95

Australia Adventure Map

AUS131
National Geographic Society
National Geographic Maps
2011
1
1566955904
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This double-sided map shows the all of Australia at 1:4,250,000. Printed in the United States on tear- and waterproof paper.
$11.95

Australia and New Zealand Map

AUS77
Cartographia
Cartographia
2010
1
0841605742
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This handy birds-eye map shows both Australia and New Zealand at a scale of 1:6,000,000.
$12.95

A Commonwealth of Thieves, The Improbable Birth of Australia

AUS177
Thomas Keneally
Doubleday
2007
384
140007956X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Keneally illuminates the birth of New South Wales with drama and flair, richly evoking the social conditions in London, long sea voyage and the conditions in Australia.
$16.00

A Concise History of New Zealand

NZL79
Philippa Mein Smith
Cambridge University Press
2011
348
0521542286
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This well-written pocket history covers the history and development of New Zealand from its beginnings to the 21st century.
$28.99

A Traveller's History of Australia

AUS64
John H. Chambers
Interlink Publishing Group
2002
368
1566564247
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A brief history of Australia from the arrival of the Aborigines to the first European settlement and the development of the modern nation state.
$14.95

A Traveller's History of New Zealand and the South Pacific Islands

NZL60
John Chambers
Interlink Publishing Group
2015
416
1566565065
PAPER
History
12/1/2017
0
0
0
0
A brisk portrait of New Zealand and its culture, economy and society, this concise history also covers the settlement of the Pacific Islands.
$14.95

Aboriginal Australians

AUS230
Stephen Muecke
Thames & Hudson UK
2004
127
050030114X
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A lively shirt-pocket encyclopedia, illustrating the culture, history and art of the Aborigines.
$15.95

Australians, A Short History

AUS319
Thomas Keneally
Independent Publishers Group
2017
992
1760292435
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
This acclaimed chronicle is "what Australian history has desperately needed for years," according to the Canberra Times. Keneally is especially strong on the personalities who embody each age of Australia's national story. It's a large book, but is easily read chapter by chapter.
$39.95

The Fatal Shore

AUS04
Robert Hughes
Vintage Books
1988
752
0394753666
PAPER
History
0
1
0
0
In this celebrated social history, both scholarly and entertaining, Hughes traces the fate of those who were transported to the penal colonies of Australia between 1787 and 1868. It's an engaging popular account, drawn from the experiences of the colonists themselves.
$21.95

The Reef, A Passionate History

AUS277
Iain McCalman
Macmillan
2015
352
0374535345
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
McCalman, a historian at the University of Sydney, brings to life the explorers and scientists, beachcombers, divers, indigenous peoples and castaways who first experienced the Great Barrier Reef.
$16.00

The Songlines

AUS01
Bruce Chatwin
Penguin
2012
320
0142422576
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
1
0
0
Rory Stewart provides the introduction to this 25th anniversary edition of Chatwin's celebrated travelogue. Chatwin transforms a journey through the Outback into an exhilarating, semi-fictional meditation on our place in the world.
$17.00

The Happy Isles of Oceania

PAC03
Paul Theroux
Mariner Books
2006
480
061865898X
PAPER
Exploration
0
1
0
0
The peripatetic author flies off to Australia and New Zealand with a kayak and ends up exploring much of Melanesia and Polynesia, including Tonga, Fiji and the Marquesas, in this wickedly funny, wide-ranging tale.
$16.95

Tracks, A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback

AUS15
Robyn Davidson
Vintage Books
1995
256
0679762876
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
The true story of a woman's trek across the Australian Outback -- an adventurous tale shot through with a feel for the landscape and empathy for the Aborigines she meets along the way.
$15.95

Come on Shore and We Will Kill and Eat You All

NZL96
Christina Thompson
Bloomsbury USA
2009
288
1596911271
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Historian Thompson effortlessly alternates tales of mostly disastrous early encounters with the Maori and the story of the love of her life, Seven, the Maori she married, in this endearing memoir.
$15.00

My Place

AUS19
Sally Morgan
Independent Publishers Group
1987
440
0949206318
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
1
0
A deeply moving autobiography of three generations in Australia, which artfully evokes Aboriginal culture. Morgan, who spent her childhood in Perth, didn't discover her Aboriginal background until she was in her teens.
$19.95

Slipping Into Paradise, Why I Live in New Zealand

NZL69
Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
Ballantine Books
2004
304
0345466349
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In this far-ranging travelogue, Masson (who wrote a series of books on the emotional lives of animals) combines his travels and tales with history, riffs on the Kiwis, nature and society.
$14.95

Australia, A Traveler's Literary Companion

AUS38
Robert Ross
Whereabouts Press
1998
256
1883513057
PAPER
Anthology
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
Arranged geographically, this collection of works by mostly local writers, including Patrick White, Peter Carey and other luminaries, introduces the cultures, geography and mindset of Australia.
$13.95

The Bone People

NZL02
Keri Hulme
Viking
2010
464
0143116452
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set on the South Island, this powerful novel brings together three troubled individuals who represent Maori and European traditions in contemporary New Zealand.
$16.00

The Snorkeller's Guide to the Coral Reef, From the Red Sea to the Pacific Ocean

DIV18
Paddy Ryan
University of Hawaii Press
1994
184
0824816056
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This take-along guide covers coral reefs, fish, invertebrates and plants of the Indo-Pacific and includes 200 color photographs.
$21.99

A Field Guide to the Birds of New Zealand

NZL116
Julian Fitter
Princeton University Press
2012
288
0691153515
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive and compact guide by longtime resident Julian Fitter featuring 600 color photographs, range maps and species descriptions.
$24.95

Fishwatcher's Field Guide, Great Barrier Reef

DIV41
I Greenberg
Seahawk Press
1985
LB-1108
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A double-sided, laminated card covering the reef fish of Australia, Papua New Guinea and the tropical Pacific.
$7.50

New Zealand Wildlife

NZL135
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2015
12
158355890X
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A handy, laminated guide to 140 familiar species of bird, mammal, reptile, amphibian, fish and butterfly in New Zealand. Ideal for quick nature reference.
$7.95

The Australian Bird Guide

AUS313
Peter Menkhorst
Princeton University Press
2017
560
069117301X
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
All of Australia's birds are represented in this Princeton field guide. Designed for easy field identification, it profiles over 900 species with over 4,000 images, 250 color plates, up-to-date maps and the latest distribution information. For serious birders.
$39.95

Wildlife of Australia

AUS270
Iain Campbell, Sam Woods
Princeton University Press
2013
236
0691153531
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This compact photo guide covers commonly encountered birds, mammals, reptiles and frogs across Australia, including 350 species of birds.
$19.95

For Kids

Stowaway

OCE81
Karen Hesse
Aladdin Books
2002
320
0689839898
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
For this novel, renowned children's author Karen Hesse imagines the voyages of Captain Cook (including landings in Australia and New Zealand), from the point of view of a young stowaway named Nicholas. Ages 9-14.
$7.99

Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas

NZL128
Lynne Cox
Random House
2014
48
0375858881
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Written for ages 4-8, this charming book is a collaborative effort between bestselling author Lynne Cox and Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator Brian Floca. Elizabeth is an elephant seal from Christchurch, New Zealand who prefers living in the local Avon River to the sea.
$17.99

Big Red Kangaroo

AUS294
Claire Saxby, Graham Byrne (Illustrator)
Candlewick Press
2015
32
0763670758
HARD COVER
Science
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A "day in the life" portrait of a dominant male kangaroo. Saxby's lyrical text is interspersed with lovely charcoal drawings and important information on the species. Ages 5 to 8.
$16.99

Australia Illustrated

AUS307
Tania Mccartney
Quarto
2016
96
1925335216
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Introducing children ages 4 to 8 to Australia, this portrait details the nation's flora, fauna and major landmarks alongside its endearing quirkiness: popular sayings, different types of rain, street food delicacies, famous ferries and much more.
$21.99

More Books

Voyage of the Beagle

GPS02
Charles Darwin
Modern Library
2002
468
0375756809
PAPER
Exploration
1
1
0
0
The wide-eyed tale of a young man on a five-year voyage that changed his life -- and our way of thinking about the world. First published in 1839, it is still a marvelous introduction to the wildlife, nature and allure of South America.
$16.00

Captain James Cook

PAC24
Richard Hough
W. W. Norton & Company
1997
398
0393315193
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
This fine, vividly written narrative includes a gripping account of Cook's discoveries throughout the Pacific.
$24.95

The Road from Coorain

AUS03
Jill Ker Conway
Vintage Books
1990
238
0679724362
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
An absorbing account of a young rural girl's coming of age in post-war Sydney. Conway paints a vivid picture of isolation and beauty -- and of the challenges of a bright, ambitious woman growing up Australian.
$15.95

Aboriginal Art

AUS14
Wally Caruana
Thames & Hudson
2013
239
0500204160
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
This well-illustrated survey focuses on the spiritual and geographic sources of art and ritual traditions in Australia. With 187 well produced black-and-white and color illustrations.
$21.95

Kimberley Map

AUS16
HEMA Maps
Hema
2016
2
186500989X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A large scale (1:1,250,000) map of the Kimberley region, including the northern coast of Western Australia. The reverse side features brief descriptions of major sites and national parks.
$14.95

The Nutmeg of Consolation

AUS17
Patrick O'Brian
W. W. Norton & Company
1993
315
0393309061
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This 14th installment in the Aubrey/Maturin series finds Captain Aubrey and his crew shipwrecked and making their way to the penal colony at Botany Bay, the notorious first European settlement in Australia.
$15.95

Eyewitness Guide Sydney

AUS25
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2017
264
1465461329
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This superb guide to Sydney features color photography, dozens of excellent neighborhood maps and a district-by-district synopsis of the city's attractions.
$23.00

Wild Fiordland

NZL06
Neville Peat
University of Otago Press
1996
144
1877372277
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
This comprehensive overview of the natural history of New Zealand's Fiordland features maps, lively essays and 200 color photographs.
$42.50

Making Peoples, A History of the New Zealanders from Polynesian Settlement to the End of the Nineteenth Century

NZL07
James Belich
University of Hawaii Press
2002
497
0824825179
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A social history of the Maori from pre-contact to the late 19th century. With its wide, yet detailed focus, this book gives the reader a glimpse into the social forces that have formed the Maori, including the tremendous impact of colonization.
$27.00

Joseph Banks, A Life

AUS47
Patrick O'Brian
University of Chicago Press
1997
328
0226616282
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A biography of naturalist and explorer Joseph Banks.
$20.00

A Personal Kiwi-Yankee Dictionary

NZL13
Louis Leland
Pelican Publishing Company
1990
115
0882894145
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
Take this book with you on your trip to help you untangle the sometimes perplexing and colorful local idioms.
$7.95

Queensland Central Map

AUS33
HEMA Maps
Hema
2
1865002011
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed map of central Queensland at a scale of 1:1,000,000.
$10.95

Queensland North Map

AUS34
HEMA Maps
Hema
2
1865001570
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Adetailed map of North Queensland, imported from Australia.
$10.95

Queensland North Map

AUS34
HEMA Maps
Hema
2
1865001570
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Adetailed map of North Queensland, imported from Australia.
$10.95

Queensland's Outback Map

AUS35
HEMA Maps
Hema
2
1865001902
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed map of Outback Queensland, imported from Australia, at a scale 1:2,000,000.
$10.95

Northern Territory Map

AUS36
HEMA Maps
Hema
1
3889891578
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
An excellent, colorful map of the Northern Territories of Australia at a scale of 1:1,800,000.
$10.95

Daisy Bates in the Desert: A Woman's Life Among the Aborigines

AUS37
Julia Blackburn
Vintage Books
1995
232
0679744460
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
In this wonderfully original biography, Blackburn recreates the life of Daisy Bates (1861-1951), who abandoned her comfortable surroundings in 1913 to live for 30 years in the wilderness. It opens memorably "There was once a woman who lived in the desert."
$15.00

Insight Guide New Zealand

NZL17
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2015
400
1780057911
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A profusely illustrated overview of New Zealand, featuring concise essays by well-regarded authors on natural history, politics, and culture. It also includes hundreds of photos and maps, along with some limited practical information.
$24.99

Tasmania Map

AUS40
HEMA Maps
Hema
2015
2
0731909070
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful, detailed map of Tasmania at a scale of 1:650,000. Published in Australia.
$11.95

Two Wheels Around New Zealand

NZL18
Scott Bischke
Ecopress
1996
286
0963970518
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
An amiable account of a New Zealand bicycle journey.
$12.95

Once Were Warriors

NZL19
Alan Duff
Vintage Books
1995
192
0679761810
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This controversial best-selling novel follows the fate of a Maori woman in what appears to be modern-day Auckland, an insightful look at social problems of the Maori in contemporary New Zealand.
$14.00

Lonely Planet New Zealand

NZL21
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
672
1786570246
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This practical guide to New Zealand features maps, a good overview of culture, history and nature, and plenty of information on excursions, accommodations and sightseeing. With color photographs and excellent travel information.
$27.99

The Future Eaters, An Ecological History of the Australasian Lands and People

AUS48
Tim F. Flannery
Grove Press
2002
432
0802139434
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
An engaging ecological history of Australasia, looking at human impact on local environments and animal populations in the recent geologic past.
$16.00

Queensland Map

AUS58
HEMA Maps
Hema
2014
1
1865002135
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful, detailed map of Queensland, imported from Australia. Scale 1:2,500,000.
$11.95

New South Wales Map

AUS59
HEMA Maps
Hema
2013
1
1865009741
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed map on New South Wales, imported from Australia.
$11.95

South Island Map

NZL24
HEMA Maps
Hema
2016
2
1877302309
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A map of New Zealand's South Island at the scale of 1:1,000,000.
$13.95

The Thorn Birds

AUS66
Colleen McCullough
Avon Books
1978
692
0380018179
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This best-selling classic about life in the Australian Outback spans three generations, detailing all of the tragedies and dramas that the resilient members of the Cleary fam-ily face.
$7.99

Insight Guide Australia

AUS67
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2016
400
178005727X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Panoramic in scope, this illustrated overview brings Australia to life in hundreds of color photographs and vivid essays on history, culture and nature.
$25.99

Lonely Planet Sydney

AUS68
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
256
1743215762
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical travel guide with excellent maps and color photography.
$22.99

Nutmeg of Consolation

AUS69
Patrick O'Brian
W. W. Norton & Company
1991
315
0393030326
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Further adventures of Captain Aubrey & Co., shipwrecked in the Dutch East Indies, and finding their way to the penal colony at Botany Bay in the early 19th Century.
$24.00

Auckland Map

NZL27
Periplus Maps
Periplus Editions
2006
2
0794600336
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A city map of Auckland.
$8.95

Lonely Planet Melbourne & Victoria

AUS73
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
352
1786571536
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A travel guide to Melbourne and surroundings with excellent maps and plenty of practical information.
$21.99

The Southern Sky Guide

SCI05
David Ellyard
Cambridge University Press
2008
104
0521714052
PAPER
Science
0
0
0
0
A primer of the southern sky for the amateur astronomer. With 24 outstanding charts by Wil Tirion and an introductory chapter on skywatching.
$35.99

One For the Road, An Outback Adventure

AUS79
Tony Horwitz
Vintage Books
1999
211
0375706135
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A classic travel adventure by favorite author Tony Horwitz. This time he's set loose among the Aborigines, exiled desert rats and other odd characters in the outback.
$15.95

Queensland South East

AUS80
HEMA Maps
Hema
2
1865001376
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A locally produced, detailed map of southeast Queensland, scale 1:500,000.
$10.95

Lonely Planet Tasmania

AUS81
Lyn McGuar, John Chapman, Monica Chapman
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
320
1742205798
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An excellent practical guide to Tasmania, geared for independent travelers and packed with much nuts-and-bolts info on excursions and sightseeing.
$24.99

The Sound of One Hand Clapping

AUS84
Richard Flanagan
Grove Press
2001
425
0802137849
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A lyrical, award-winning novel from Tasmania about blue-collar Slovenian immigrants in the mid-20th century from Mr. Flanagan, Tasmanian man of letters.
$16.00

The Singing Line, Tracking the Australian Adventures of My Intrepid Victorian Ancestors

AUS88
Alice Thomson
Doubleday
2000
320
0385497539
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The story of Charles and Alice Todd, who left Victorian England for South Australia as told by their great-great-granddaughter.
$19.00

The Explorers

AUS89
Tim F. Flannery (Editor)
Grove Press
2000
385
0802137199
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
Through 67 personal accounts selected and introduced by Tim Flannery, this collection reveals the human experience of exploring and settling Australia.
$18.00

Stinging Trees and Wait-A-Whiles: Confessions of a Rainforest Biologist

AUS90
William Laurance
University of Chicago Press
2000
184
0226468968
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A scientist's memoir from the 1980s at Millaa Millaa in the tropics of Queensland, detailing the rigors of field research and the joys of discovery.
$25.00

World Upside Down Map

ANT142
HEMA Maps
Hema
1
1875610847
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A souvenir map showing Australia at the center of the world.
$10.95

Lonely Planet Australia

AUS92
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
1088
1743213883
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide to Australia by Melbourne-based Lonely Planet, featuring maps, a good overview of culture, history and nature, and much nuts-and-bolts information on excursions, accommodations and sightseeing. With a few color photographs, 158 useful sketch maps, and excellent travel information.
$31.99

Southern Night Sky

SCI30
Pocket Naturalist
Waterford Press
2001
1583551689
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A glow in the dark laminated card showing the most conspicuous stars, constellations and celestial objects of the Southern Hemisphere.
$7.95

Australian Birds

AUS99
Pocket Naturalist
Waterford Press
2000
1583550364
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A laminated card featuring commonly encountered Australian birds.
$7.95

The Birth of Sydney

AUS100
Tim F. Flannery (Editor)
Grove Press
2000
320
0802136990
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Flannery's engaging portrait of Sydney from its initial settlement to the present day, incorporating observations by early visitors including Mark Twain, Charles Darwin and Captain Cook.
$14.00

Sydney Map

AUS104
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2006
2
386609129X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A laminated map of the center of Sydney at a scale of 1:12,000.
$9.95

Lonely Planet Coastal Queensland & the Great Barrier Reef

AUS107
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
320
1786571552
PAPER
Guidebook
11/21/2017
0
0
0
0
A practical, full-color guide to the rain forests, reefs, off-shore islands and other attractions of Queensland with a focus on adventure and outdoor activities.
$24.99

Natural History of the Antarctic Peninsula

ANT08
Sanford Moss, Lucia de Leiris (Illustrator)
Columbia University Press
1988
208
0231062699
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
A handsome illustrated primer covering the environment, ecology and wildlife of the Antarctic Peninsula. Complementing the text are attractive black-and-white illustrations.
$37.00