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A Traveller on Horseback - In Eastern Turkey and Iran, Dodwell, Christina
121 A Traveller on Horseback - In Eastern Turkey and Iran
Dodwell, Christina
New York Walker and Co. 1989 0802710786 / 9780802710789 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
Very clean unfaded green boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with color photographs. 191 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's travel by horseback to remote and challenging areas of the Middle East. 018523

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On the Mandarin Road, Dorgeles, Roland
122 On the Mandarin Road
Dorgeles, Roland
New York Century Company 1926 Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Probable first American Edition (no additional printings listed). Translated from the French by Gertrude Emerson. Clean red silk cloth boards with gold and black decoration on cover, small gold and black decoration on spine. Small spot of wear to one corner tip, a little wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, no markings, clean endpapers. Very light foxing to a few preliminary pages. Illustrated with photographs. 021474

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My Wilderness: East to Katahdin - Adventures in the American Wilderness from Arizona to Maine, Douglas, William O.
123 My Wilderness: East to Katahdin - Adventures in the American Wilderness from Arizona to Maine
Douglas, William O.
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1961 Later printing Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Francis Lee Jaques, Illustrator 
Later printing of the first edition in clean bright unclipped dust jacket. Very clean dove gray cloth boards with gold and blue lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Francis Lee Jaques. 290 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, very slight wear at top spine edge. Nice photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026438

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Heaven Has Claws, Doyle, Adrian Conan
124 Heaven Has Claws
Doyle, Adrian Conan
New York Random House 1953 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Printing in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean bright orange boards with large palm tree decoration on cover, clean brown cloth spine with white lettering and small brown decorations. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean yellow endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 245 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, has age-toning, is not price-clipped (3.50 on front inside flap). Nice photo of author and his wife on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. With the spirit and zest for adventure that marked the achievement of his father Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, author tells vividly the story of an expedition he made with his wife to the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Africa exploring the wild coral islands of the mafia Channel and the seas of Zanzibar, Kilwa Kisiwani and the ruins of the Palace of Songa Manara. 026539

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A Hoosier Holiday, Dreiser, Theodore
125 A Hoosier Holiday
Dreiser, Theodore
London John Lane/The Bodley Head 1916 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Franklin Booth, Illustrator 
Clean green paper covered boards with stamped gold and brown lettering and small illustration on cover, olive/beige cloth spine with stamped gold lettering. Slight wear to spine edges and some wear-through to corner tips. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers. Tasteful privately printed bookplate on fly leaf. 513 pgs. Illustrated throughout with drawings by Franklin Booth. 011442

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Spunyarn - More True Tales of Heroism and Villainy at Sea, Duff, Douglas V.
126 Spunyarn - More True Tales of Heroism and Villainy at Sea
Duff, Douglas V.
London Jarrolds 1957 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean bright original dust jacket (unclipped). Very clean burgundy cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 200 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Here are tales of voyages long forgotten, of sailors who sailed strange craft on even stranger missions--like the mysterious Northmen who landed on the Isle of Kutch off the Indian coast when Ethelred the Unready was King in England and whose statues, seventy-two men and one woman, still stand in the Rajput temples there. 026633

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West of the Dateline, Duffus, R. L.
127 West of the Dateline
Duffus, R. L.
New York W. W. Norton 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean green boards with blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 191 pgs. Clean dustjacket is corner clipped on front flap but price is still present; no chipping, one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Retired from his post as editorial writer on the New York Times, the author and his wife set off on a Pacific journey, visiting the Hawaiian Islands, Japan, Hong Kong, Manila, Samboanga, Port Moresby, Australia, and New Zealand. "In his characteristic style, Mr. Duffus writes with wit, enthusiasm, an insight about their companions, the people they met and fondly remember, the charm and surprise of new places and different societies." 8vo. Adventure. 012037

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Mrs. Marco Polo Remembers, Dunning, Mary Parker
128 Mrs. Marco Polo Remembers
Dunning, Mary Parker
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1968 First Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Clean decorated yellow cloth boards. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright. Very small P/O label at inside edge of front free endpaper. 203 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Adventure. 005290

Price: 10.00 USD
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Hold That Tiger!, Dunton, Sam
129 Hold That Tiger!
Dunton, Sam
New York Greenburg 1957 First Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Hint of very faint soiling, no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 188 pp. illustrated with over 60 photographs. Jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), has light rubbing, light soiling, 1/4" chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Thrilling life experiences of the Staff Photographer of the New York Zoological Society. 019327

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Danger! Explosive True Adventures of the Great Outdoors, East, Ben
130 Danger! Explosive True Adventures of the Great Outdoors
East, Ben
New York Outdoor Life / E. P. Dutton 1970 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded orange cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 328 pages. Illustrated with drawings by Tom Beecham. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), no chips, short closed tear at base of rear panel with small crease. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From the deadly strike of a trapped rattler to the savage charge of an enraged grizzly, these high adventures in the outdoors will keep you on the edge of your chair. 021525

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Skyline Camps - A Note Book of a Wanderer in Our Northwestern Mountains, Eaton, Walter Prichard
131 Skyline Camps - A Note Book of a Wanderer in Our Northwestern Mountains
Eaton, Walter Prichard
U.S.A. W. A. Wilde Company 1922 First Hardcover Good no dust jacket Fred H. Kiser, Illustrator 
Brown cloth boards with large unchipped paste-on illustration on cover, stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Slight bumping and wear, tiny puncture to rear board near spine edge. A solid reading copy. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Full page photographic illustrations with descriptions from beautiful locations in the Northwest U.S. such as St. Mary Lake, Lake Chelan, Glacier Park, Crater Lake, Mount Jefferson, the Continental Divide and many more. 245 pages. 024033

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Down the Tiber and Up to Rome, Eberlein, Harold Donaldson; Geoffrey J. Marks; Frank A. Wallis
132 Down the Tiber and Up to Rome
Eberlein, Harold Donaldson; Geoffrey J. Marks; Frank A. Wallis
Philadelphia / London J. B. Lippincott 1930 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Frank A. Wallis, Illustrator 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean light beige cloth boards with blue and black illustration on cover, black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear-through; binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with blue top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 207 pp. with index. Color frontispiece, 12 illustrations from drawings by Frank A. Wallis. Jacket is quite clean (slight age-toning), not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, with very slight wear at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Adventures of three men in a black rubber canoe, seven feet long by three feet wide, as they paddle, carry, or are swept by rapids down the Tiber 195 miles to Rome. 019160

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Philosopher's Holiday, Edman, Irwin
133 Philosopher's Holiday
Edman, Irwin
Viking Press 1938 First Cloth Bds Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
270 pgs. VG Published November, 1938. Green cloth boards with silver lettering on cover, black spine with silver lettering. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names, bookplates or writing inside. Very light fading to extreme edges. Almost no wear to boards. 8vo. First Edition. 000501

Price: 10.00 USD
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Philosopher's Holiday, Edman, Irwin
134 Philosopher's Holiday
Edman, Irwin
New York Viking Press 1938 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition, Published November 1938 in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black cloth spine, silver lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 270 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), slight edge wear and age-toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Old newspaper article on Irwin Edman laid in. A wonderful memoir by a renowned professor of philosophy as he travels the world with wit and wisdom. 025037

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Philosopher's Holiday, Edman, Irwin
135 Philosopher's Holiday
Edman, Irwin
New York Viking 1938 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards (one tiny faint spot to cover) with silver lettering on cover, black cloth spine with silver lettering/decoration. No fraying or wear. Hint of slightest fading to edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers with previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 270 pgs. 8vo. Travel. 013719

Price: 14.00 USD
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BAREBACK! - One Man's Journey Along the Pony Express Trail, Ellis, Jerry
136 BAREBACK! - One Man's Journey Along the Pony Express Trail
Ellis, Jerry
New York Delacorte Press 1993 0385305869 / 9780385305860 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean beige paper-covered boards with brown cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean map-decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 308 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Very slight fading to background on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's true tale of our country's past as well as it's present as he travels the original Pony Express Trail by foot, horseback, canoe, wagon train and hitchhiking the 2100 miles across western America. 024773

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Hell on Ice - The Saga of the Jeannette, Ellsberg, Edward
137 Hell on Ice - The Saga of the Jeannette
Ellsberg, Edward
New York Dodd Mead 1938 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with 1938 on title page, "Copyright 1938" on copyright page, in original jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold sailing ship illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine (light chipping to lettering on spine). No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight yellowing), with map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 421 pp. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, has slight fading to spine, shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges and corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of men locked two years in the Arctic pack and their desperate flight across the cruel ice. 020590

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The Appalachian Trail Reader, Emblidge, David (editor)
138 The Appalachian Trail Reader
Emblidge, David (editor)
Oxford University Press 1996 0195100913 / 9780195100914 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Second printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Very clean beige boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. As new condition. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with maps, black and white photographs. 382 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A collection of trail diaries, poems, and essays that reflect the meaning of this great wilderness trail across both time and geography. Included are the works of both well-known writers and anonymous raconteurs, and excerpts from Appalachian Trail hikers' journals from the 1930s to the 1990's provide a firsthand, intimate portrait of walking the trail. 026714

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139 Across the Great Deserts
Etherton, P. T.
New York/London/Toronto Whittlesey House 1948 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square; one tiny spot of wear to inside front hinge--no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers (illustrated with maps). Small previous owner name and date on back of frontis photograph. 184 pgs. illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has very small shallow chips at top and bottom spine edge, short closed edge tears, a hint of very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An exciting exploration of the three great deserts of the world, the Sahara, the Kalahari and the Gobi. 8vo. Adventure. 015540

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140 You Can't Hardly Get There From Here
Ethridge, Willie Snow
New York Vanguard Press 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Bob Parker, Illustrator 
Very clean blue cloth boards with silver illustration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No fraying, very tiny spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 175 pgs. Very clean, bright dustjacket has tiny chips at spine corners, a few tiny closed edge tears, corner price clip to inside front flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author describes the maelstrom of confusion, schedules, nonschedules, and ticket-tape she has encountered in her exuberant career as lecturer, author, wife, mother and grandmother. Keen humor and sympathy for the constant traveller. 8vo. Travel. 013919

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