Old Scrolls Book Shop  Used, Rare and out of print book store
American Express PayPal Mastercard Visa Discover
IOBA

Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
 
Quick Search

Title
Author
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
Advanced Search
 
Give a Gift Certificate to your favorite reader
Checkout a Gift Card


 
Browse By Category
Adventure/Travel
Africa
Agriculture
American Civil War
Americana
Animals
Anthropology
Antiques
Archaeology
Architecture
Art
Aviation
Biography
Birds
Black History
Books into Film
Books on Books/publishing
cats
Children's
Cocktails / liquor
Cookbooks
Crafts
Decorated American Trade Binding
Dogs
Essays
Fish/Fishing
gardening/horticulture
Great Britain
History
Holidays
Horology
horses
Humor
Local/Regional Interest
Middle East
Modern Library Editions
Music
Mystery/Crime
Nature
nautical
New England
New York
Novels of Distinction
Old dust jackets
Paranormal/Mysticism
Philosophy
Plays
Poetry
Political
Religion
Science Fiction
ships/sailing/shipwrecks
Short Stories/Anthologies
SIGNED Editions
Space Exploration
true crime
War/Military
Westerns

View Other Categories
 
 
 
 

Adventure/Travel

Adventure/Travel

Click on Title to view full description

 
Courageous Companions, Finger, Charles J.
141 Courageous Companions
Finger, Charles J.
Longmans & Green 1929 Cloth Bds Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket James Dougherty illus 
304 pgs. VG+ Maroon cloth, gold lettering, gold ship on front cover. Illustrated endpapers.Adventure. 001040

Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
In Lawless Lands, Finger, Charles J.
142 In Lawless Lands
Finger, Charles J.
New York Mitchell Kennerley 1924 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by the author, in original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, unchipped gold lettering on spine. Tiny bit of slight fading at top and bottom spine edges, no fraying or wear (tiny bump to one corner tip). Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Cornelius Greenaway, hoping he'll not be led to emulate the doings of some of the people herein depicted - Chas. J. Finger." Endpapers otherwise clean, no other markings, except for slight offset (browning) to rear endpapers from (enclosed) author's newspaper obituary. 292 pages. Dustjacket is not clipped (Two Dollars and Fifty Cents appears on spine), has very shallow chipping at top spine edge and at lower right corner of front panel, light soiling, small piece of square tape near base of spine with faint "A" on it. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021172

Price: 100.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
As They Were, Fisher, M.F.K.
143 As They Were
Fisher, M.F.K.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1982 0-394-52400-4 / 9780394524009 First Edition, Second Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, Second Printing. Very clean white boards with clean white cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 261 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight wear and very short closed edge tears at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The enticing places, the memorable (sometimes mysterious) encounters that have lighted her path over the years--interlaced with new reflections and asides. 8vo. Travel. 016162

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Nomad: One Woman's Journey Into the Heart of Africa, Fitzgerald, Mary Anne
144 Nomad: One Woman's Journey Into the Heart of Africa
Fitzgerald, Mary Anne
New York Viking Press 1993 0-670-84846-8 / 9780670848461 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Very clean white boards with blue cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Remainder mark on bottom of book. 289 pgs. with glossary. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, no wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Nomad is an incisive account of the author's journeys across sub-Saharan Africa. A riveting mix of political notebook, travel story, and the odyssey to discover her inner self. 8 vo.. Africa. 011125

Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Throwim Way Leg: Tree-Kanagaroos, Possums and Penis Gourds - On the Track of Unknown Mammals in Wildest New Guinea, Flannery, Tim
145 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 Thus 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
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
146 Barrow's Boys: The Original Extreme Adventures
Fleming, Fergus
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 1998 0-87113-804-2 / 9780871138040 First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean black boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, mere hint of wear at spine corners. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 489 pgs. with index. Illustrated. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The breathtaking story of Britain's nineteenth-century program of expeditions to the Arctic, the heart of Africa, and Antarctica. 8vo. Exploration. 009835

Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
A Naturalist's Wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago - A Narrative of Travel and Exploration, Forbes, Henry O.
147 A Naturalist's Wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago - A Narrative of Travel and Exploration
Forbes, Henry O.
New York Harper & Brothers 1885 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Solid First Edition, 1885. Green silk cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, black stamped lettering on cover, gold stamped lettering on spine. Light soiling to cloth. Tiny spots of wear to corners and top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Chocolate brown endpapers; small chip to top edge of front fixed endpaper, small mark where bookplate had been and has fallen off. Color frontispiece illustration with tissue guard. With numerous illustrations from the author's sketches and descriptions by Mr. John B. Gibbs. All six maps (including fold-outs) are present and in excellent condition. 536 pages with index, plus 4 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 023987

Price: 250.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
148 The Good Shepherd
Forester, C. S.
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1955 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Very Good Good+ Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 310 pgs. Clean dustjacket has chipping at top and bottom of spine (1/4"), 2-1/2" closed tear at top left close to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 009749

Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Hill of Devi, Forster, E. M.
149 The Hill of Devi
Forster, E. M.
New York Harcourt Brace & Co. 1953 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean turquoise cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Clean photo-illustrated endpapers. Very small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of blank fly leaf. 267 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has light to moderate soiling to rear panel, no chips, very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of Forster's two visits to Dewas in India, which strongly influenced his masterpiece "A Passage to India." 8vo. India. 015465

Price: 100.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Walking to Listen - 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story At A Time, Forsthoefel, Andrew
150 Walking to Listen - 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story At A Time
Forsthoefel, Andrew
New York Bloomsbury 2017 1632867001 / 9781632867001 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean bright yellow-gold boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean map-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 371 pages + Bibliography and "About the Author." Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no fading, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. At 23, Andrew Forsthoefel walked out the back door of his home in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, with a backpack, an audio recorder, his copies of Whitman and Rilke, and a sign that read "Walking to Listen." He had just graduated from Middlebury College and was ready to begin his adult life, but he didn't know how. So he decided he'd walk. And listen. It would be a cross-country quest for guidance, and everyone he met would be his guide. 025214

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Top Guns: America's Fighter Aces Tell Their Stories, Foss, Joe and Brennan, Matthew
151 Top Guns: America's Fighter Aces Tell Their Stories
Foss, Joe and Brennan, Matthew
New York Pocket Books 1991 0-671-68317-9 / 9780671683177 Stated First Edition Hardbound Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. 338 pgs. Clean blue boards with red cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. Binding tight, pages bright and clean, no names or writing inside. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, has not been price clipped. True stories of America's flying fighter pilots. 003439

Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
152 Captured By the Arabs
Foster, James H.
New York A. L. Burt 1933 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Orange cloth boards with black stamped lettering on cover and spine. Hint of very faint soiling. Slight wear to corners at top and bottom of spine. Binding is tight & square; pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; small previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. 244 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 013602

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Across a Darkling Plain: An American's Passage Through the Middle East, Frady, Marshall
153 Across a Darkling Plain: An American's Passage Through the Middle East
Frady, Marshall
New York Harper's Magazine Press/Harper & Row 1971 06-122500-2 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean gold/brown tweed boards with gold cloth spine, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold endpapers with previous owner name on front free endpaper. 199 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one tiny 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Travel through Egypt, Jordan and Israel, lands which have been the unseen landscape of author's childhood and whose scriptural sagas had formed the dramturgy of his own work. Marshall Frady finds between Arabs and Israelis a collision of two ages, a blind grappling of two dialectics, two realities, each barely comprehensible to the other. 8vo. Middle East. 013684

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
A Scandinavian Summer: Impressions of Five Months in Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Norway and Iceland, Franck, Harry A.
154 A Scandinavian Summer: Impressions of Five Months in Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Norway and Iceland
Franck, Harry A.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1930 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with red decoration on cover, red lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean green endpapers decorated with maps. Previous owner name and date on half-title page. 397 pgs. Illustrated with photographs, most by the author. 8vo. Scandinavia. 010928

Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Foot-Loose In The British Isles, Franck, Harry A.
155 Foot-Loose In The British Isles
Franck, Harry A.
New York Century Company 1932 Stated First Printing Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Stated First Printing, decorated American trade binding. With 42 illustration, mainly from photographs by the author. Yellow cloth boards with blue, red, yellow and black decoration on cover and spine, black lettering. Very light soiling, tiny spot of wear at one spine corner. Very slight surface rubbing to blue background on cover. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 426 pages. A year spent in the British people and a collection of experiences among the people of the time - in England, Ireland, Wales and Scotland...from the pubs to schools and churches, mines and trains, Oxford, London and beyond. 025516

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Four Months Afoot in Spain, Franck, Harry A.
156 Four Months Afoot in Spain
Franck, Harry A.
New York Century Company 1911 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition, published October, 1911. Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - HB monogram on cover). Clean green cloth boards with black, green and white illustration and black and white lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs. 292 pages. 023998

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Heroes of the Wild, Fraser, Chelsea Curtis
157 Heroes of the Wild
Fraser, Chelsea Curtis
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1923 First Edition Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding (signed binding - DD - Decorative Designers monogram). Green cloth boards with green and yellow decoration on cover and spine. Very light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Occasional foxing to some pages. Previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs. 372 pages. The lives and history of adventurers, including lumberjacks, cowboys, surveyors, explorers, big-game hunters, trappers, wildlife photographers. 023882

Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Sa'-Zada Tales, Fraser, W. A.
158 The Sa'-Zada Tales
Fraser, W. A.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1905 First Edition Hard Cover Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration, gold lettering on cover and spine. Some wear-through to corner tips, lighter wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Partial cracking to paper at front hinge, but still firmly attached. Previous owner name, address neatly printed on front fixed endpaper. 231 pgs. Beautiful illustrations. 8vo. Children's. 013696

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Silence of the North, Fredrickson, Olive A. with Ben East
159 The Silence of the North
Fredrickson, Olive A. with Ben East
New York Crown 1972 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean pale gray cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean golden endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 209 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023532

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
160 Europe: A Journey with Pictures
Fremantle, Anne and Bryan Holme
Studio Publications/Thomas Y. Crowell 1954 Cloth Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Red cloth boards. Binding tight &square, pages clean. No names or writing inside. Illustrated with black & white and color photographs. 248 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket has been enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover (a little yellowing to flap edges from previous old-style plastic cover). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Travel. WARD01230

Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
< PREV  1 2 3 4 5 6 7   8  9 10  NEXT >   Skip 10 >>



oldscrolls.com images and book descriptions are for www.oldscrolls.com only. They shouldn't be used on other websites unless you write to info@oldscrolls.com to ask permission and are then given permission with credit to photographer and owners of the website for use. All images and book descriptions are protected by copyright law.



Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@oldscrolls.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie