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Adventures of An African Slaver - Being a True Account of the Life of Captain Theodore Canot, Trader in Gold, Ivory & Slaves on the Coast of Guinea: His Own Story As Told in the Year 1854 to Brantz Mayer, Canot, Captain Theodore
1 Adventures of An African Slaver - Being a True Account of the Life of Captain Theodore Canot, Trader in Gold, Ivory & Slaves on the Coast of Guinea: His Own Story As Told in the Year 1854 to Brantz Mayer
Canot, Captain Theodore
Cleveland / New York World Publishing 1942 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Tower Books Edition in clean dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers (slight tanning) - no names, writing or bookplates. Red top-stained page edges on all three sides. Edited with an Introduction by Malcolm Cowley. 376 pages. Clean dust jacket has some very shallow edge chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026700

Price: 25.00 USD
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In Search of the Primitive, Cotlow, Lewis
2 In Search of the Primitive
Cotlow, Lewis
Boston/Toronoto Little Brown 1966 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean green cloth boards with brown title box, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, no names, writing or bookplates. Brown endpapers. 454 pgs. with index. Beautifully illustrated with full color and black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with two small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "An independent explorer's life with the last of the exotic peoples of Africa, the Arctic, New Guinea and the Upper Amazon". Large 8vo. Adventure. 008676

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Twilight of the Primitive, Cotlow, Lewis
3 The Twilight of the Primitive
Cotlow, Lewis
New York Macmillan 1971 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, "First Printing" stated on copyright page. Clean brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and address neatly penned at top corner of front free endpaper; no other marks. 257 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs (color and black & white). Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A distinguished explorer revisits the primitive people of Africa, the Arctic, New Guinea and the Upper Amazon. 017521

Price: 15.00 USD
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Letters Home, Curtiss, Mina (Editor)
4 Letters Home
Curtiss, Mina (Editor)
Boston Little Brown 1944 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Very clean gold cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean with clean endpapers; neatly penned previous owner name on front free endpaper. 314 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped ($2.75 on front inside flap), unchipped, with very slight wear and a few very tiny closed tears at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Letters home from enlisted men--from privates, corporals, sergeants, seamen and petty officers from places such as New Guinea and Tunis, Melbourne and Northern Ireland, Naples, Chile, Manila, South Africa. What the world looks like to America and what America looks like from the other side of the world in eras of war. 015616

Price: 65.00 USD
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Throwim Way Leg: Tree-Kanagaroos, Possums and Penis Gourds - On the Track of Unknown Mammals in Wildest New Guinea, Flannery, Tim
5 Throwim Way Leg: Tree-Kanagaroos, Possums and Penis Gourds - On the Track of Unknown Mammals in Wildest New Guinea
Flannery, Tim
New York Grove Press 1998 0-8021-3665-6 / 9780802136657 First Soft Cover Near FIne 
Very clean softcover book. One very small corner crease at bottom of rear panel. No chipping, wear or curling. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 326 pgs. with index. Illustrated with color photographs. 8vo. Adventure. 011290

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Day Jean-Pierre was Pignapped, Gallico, Paul
6 The Day Jean-Pierre was Pignapped
Gallico, Paul
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1964 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Dulac, Illustrator 
"First Edition in the United States of America" on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with small illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. Light surface wear to spine corners, no fraying, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Child's previous owner name and address on front free endpaper; text pages and edges are clean. 44 pgs. with illustrrations by Dulac. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped (3.25 on front inside flap), has small chip at top spine edge, tiny chips to two corner tips, slight wear to spine fold edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An Abyssinian Guinea Pig named Jean-Pierre is missing with no clues. 018891

Price: 60.00 USD
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The Lost Tribe - A Harrowing Passage into New Guinea's Heart of Darkness, Marriott, Edward
7 The Lost Tribe - A Harrowing Passage into New Guinea's Heart of Darkness
Marriott, Edward
New York Henry Holt & Co 1997 0805053182 / 9780805053180 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition, with full number line on copyright page. Very clean yellow/tan boards with clean unfaded maroon spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. Very small shallow bump to front board edge, otherwise without wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 258 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Edward Marriott's search for the lost tribe of the Liawep living deep in the jungle in far northwest Papua New Guinea. 018409

Price: 15.00 USD
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Reflections of The Sepik, McKie, Ron and Georgie
8 Reflections of The Sepik
McKie, Ron and Georgie
Bathurst, Australia Crawford House Press 1993 1863330933 / 9781863330930 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by both authors. In clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean green endpapers. Signed on title page: "Best wishes, Dan - Georgie McKie - Ron McKie." Illustrated with beautiful full color photographs and color map of the Sepik Provinces of Papula New Guinea. 145 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, unclipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A pictorial coverage of what is the most interesting and important traditional art region of Papua New Guinea. The Sepik River dominates every aspect of life, from the mountainous Upper Sepik to the sago swamps of the Lower Sepik, the people and their lifestyle, ritual and art are fashioned by the river's dominating influence. 024031

Price: 35.00 USD
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New Lives for Old - Cultural Transformation - Manus, 1928-1953, Mead, Margaret
9 New Lives for Old - Cultural Transformation - Manus, 1928-1953
Mead, Margaret
New York William Morrow and Company 1956 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, in original unclipped jacket. Clean black cloth boards with bright white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight yellowing). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 548 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (6.75 on front inside flap), unchipped, with a few very tiny closed edge tears, hint of wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018726

Price: 50.00 USD
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10 Unpackaged Tours World Travels Off the Beaten Track
Morrisby, Edwin
New York Taplinger Publishing Co. 1988 0-8008-7939-2 / 9780800879396 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
Very clean light brown boards with clean unfaded red cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 392 pgs. with bibliography. Illustrated with maps. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An extraordinary collection of travel pieces detailing journeys to some of the world's most exotic faraway places and definitely off the beaten track. Paraguay, Tristan da Cunha, South-West Africa, Sao Tome and Principe, Armenia, Guinea and more. In each chapter the author provides a considerable amount of fascinating background information and history. 017461

Price: 15.00 USD
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Land of Dahori: Tales of New Guinea, Ruhen, Olaf
11 Land of Dahori: Tales of New Guinea
Ruhen, Olaf
Philadelphia/New York J. B. Lippincott 1957 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean turquoise cloth boards with illustration on cover, black lettering and decoration on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 278 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very slight wear to corners, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author explores a writer's paradise--a land of witchcraft and taboos, evil spirits and pagan idols; a land invaded by white men--with their own separate beliefs, customs and innovations--who set up courts of justice and lead dangerous patrols into unknown territory. 8vo. Adventure. 013897

Price: 30.00 USD
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