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A Scandinavian Summer, Franck, Harry A.
161 A Scandinavian Summer
Franck, Harry A.
New York Century Company 1930 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in unclipped original dust jacket (scarce). Clean green cloth boards with decorated cover, black lettering on cover and spine, small ship decoration on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. Very small old price marking at upper corner of front free endpaper; no names or bookplates. Pages are clean, slightly tanned. Liberally illustrated with black and white photographs. 397 pages. Illustrated dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (4.00 on front inside flap), shallow edge chipping at top and bottom spine ends. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025840

Price: 40.00 USD
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Foot-Loose In The British Isles, Franck, Harry A.
162 Foot-Loose In The British Isles
Franck, Harry A.
New York Century Company 1932 First 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
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Four Months Afoot in Spain, Franck, Harry A.
163 Four Months Afoot in Spain
Franck, Harry A.
New York Century Company 1911 First 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
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Heroes of the Wild, Fraser, Chelsea Curtis
164 Heroes of the Wild
Fraser, Chelsea Curtis
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1923 First 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
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The Sa'-Zada Tales, Fraser, W. A.
165 The Sa'-Zada Tales
Fraser, W. A.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1905 First 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
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The Silence of the North, Fredrickson, Olive A. with Ben East
166 The Silence of the North
Fredrickson, Olive A. with Ben East
New York Crown 1972 First 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
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167 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
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Mr. Moonlight's Island, Frisbie, Robert Dean
168 Mr. Moonlight's Island
Frisbie, Robert Dean
New York Farrar & Rinehart 1939 First Hardcover Near Fine Good Jacket 
Very scarce book, some call it the author's best work, and here it is in original dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards are unworn. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Small bookseller's ticket from San Francisco bookstore in lower corner of rear fixed endpaper. Line-drawings by the author. 363 pages. Dust jacket is price clipped, has several large edge chips, clean. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Autobiographical novel of the author's experience of life in the farthest reaches of the South Seas. Born in Cleveland and later a newspaperman in California, Frisbie suffered from tuberculosis and moved to Tahiti where he found Paradise. Friend of James Norman Hall and James Michener, he wrote a string of excellent books, including Amaru, My Tahiti, The Book of Puka-Puka, and Dawn Sails North -- all of which have become scarce, but none as scarce as this one. 023940

Price: 1250.00 USD
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169 The Crossing of Antarctica - The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58
Fuch, Sir Vivian and Sir Edmund Hillary
London Cassell 1959 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and maps. 558 pp. with index. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has very shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/4"), slight soiling to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020347

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Crossing of Antarctica - The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-1958, Fuchs, Sir Vivian and Sir Edmund Hillary
170 The Crossing of Antarctica - The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-1958
Fuchs, Sir Vivian and Sir Edmund Hillary
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1958 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with color and black and white photographs, maps. 328 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (7.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022177

Price: 20.00 USD
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One Man Caravan, Fulton, Robert Edison, Jr.
171 One Man Caravan
Fulton, Robert Edison, Jr.
New York Harcourt Brace 1937 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Stated First Edition. Beige buckram cloth boards with world encircled by an arrow design on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying, bumping or wear; very light soiling. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Endpapers decorated with maps; small previous owner name written twice at top edge of front free endpaper, also neatly penned at top of half-title page. All pages and edges are clean. With 132 awesome photographs and 62 sketches and maps by the author. 275 pages. Amazing story of a young man's 40,000 mile travel adventure around the world on a motorcycle, well illustrated with his own sketches and photographs. Very scarce and interesting book. 026066

Price: 150.00 USD
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A Season for Wilderness: The Journal of a Summer in Canoe Country, Furtman, Michael
172 A Season for Wilderness: The Journal of a Summer in Canoe Country
Furtman, Michael
Minocqua, Wisconsin North Word Press 1989 1559710055 / 9781559710053 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Dark green cloth boards with cream lettering on cover and spine. Bump and very small tear to lower board edge. No fading, binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautiful illustrations by Susan Robinson. 241 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has several short closed edge tears, very shallow chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025965

Price: 20.00 USD
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Hunting Lost Mines by Helicopter, Gardner, Erle Stanley
173 Hunting Lost Mines by Helicopter
Gardner, Erle Stanley
New York William Morrow 1965 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Illustrated with photographs (black and white and full color). 287 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, very slight hint of rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fascinating account of exploration for the Lost Dutchman and Lost Nummel Mines, using the most modern as well as traditional means of transportation--from the helicopter to the horse--Mr. Gardner and a band of fellow adventurers make their search. 026617

Price: 35.00 USD
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Hard Alee - Cruising Foreign, Gardner, G. Peabody
174 Hard Alee - Cruising Foreign
Gardner, G. Peabody
Salem, Massachusetts Peabody Museum 1977 0875770525 / 9780875770529 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean book in original dust jacket. Beige cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers designed by Samuel H. Bryant. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dust jacket has fading to top edges and spine, no chips or tears, very small scrape (smaller than a pea) to spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An indefatigable sightseer and sailor, Peabody leads the reader through marketplaces and monasteries, temples and taverns, freely sharing his fund of classical Greek history,m literature, and mythology and his keen eye for colorful detail. Back aboard the boat, a refreshing swim, leisurely cocktails, and a memorable meal preface an exhilarating sail to the next glimpse of life and history in Grecian islands. 024963

Price: 22.00 USD
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Africa is Adventure, Gatti, Attilio
175 Africa is Adventure
Gatti, Attilio
London Frederick Muller Ltd. 1960 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean maroon cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. 240 pgs. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, has very slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "In 39 years of African travel, Commander Gatti has come to know the Continent as few men can. On his latest expedition to Kenya, Tanganyika nad Zulu-land, he faced the most unusual challenges of his entire career." 8vo. Africa. 013253

Price: 12.00 USD
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Sahara - The Great Desert, Gautier, E. F. (Authorized translation by Dorothy Ford Mayhew)
176 Sahara - The Great Desert
Gautier, E. F. (Authorized translation by Dorothy Ford Mayhew)
New York: Morningside Heights Columbia University Press 1935 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, authorized translation by Dorothy Ford Mayhew, Librarian, Institute of Geographical Exploration, Harvard University; with a Foreword by Douglas Johnson, Professor of Physiography in Columbia University. Clean brown cloth boards with black illustration on cover wrapping around spine and rear board. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Small edge fragment of bookplate on front paste-down, small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper; no other marks. 264 pp. with index, fold-out map in excellent condition at rear of book. Illustrated with sepia photographs, diagrams. 020321

Price: 35.00 USD
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Sweet Cork of Thee, Gibbings, Robert
177 Sweet Cork of Thee
Gibbings, Robert
New York E. P. Dutton 1951 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Engravings By Author 
Clean green cloth boards with gold seagull on cover, gold bells and lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean maps on endpapers. 235 pgs. Illustrated with beautiful engravings by author. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, chip at top edge of rear panel, and a few very short closed edge tears. Photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 012044

Price: 14.00 USD
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Rio, Gibson, Hugh
178 Rio
Gibson, Hugh
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1937 First Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean dark blue cloth boards with green title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, illustrated with maps. 264 pgs. illustrated with black & white plates. Stunning photographic dustjacket has small price clip at top corner of front inside flap, several smallish edge chips, slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A gorgeous panorama, with viwtas and close-ups, of the world's most beautiful harbor city, written by a brilliant writer and Pan-American Diplomat of the time. 018557

Price: 15.00 USD
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The 92nd Tiger, Gilbert, Michael
179 The 92nd Tiger
Gilbert, Michael
Harper & Row 1973 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names or bookplates. 212 pgs. Dustjacket is unclipped, has chip at base of spine (maximum 1/3"), two tiny closed tears at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Adventure. 005590

Price: 15.00 USD
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London Zoo, Gleeson, Gertrude
180 London Zoo
Gleeson, Gertrude
New York Robert M. McBride & Co. 1933 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition. Very clean brown cloth boards with red title box on cover and spine. No fraying or wear; two tiny bumps to board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Red top stained page edges. Clean photo illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 323 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny chips at top of spine, one 1" closed edge tear with some creasing near tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. In "London Zoo", Gertrude Gleeson tells how creatures from all over the world are brought tousands of miles to the zoo and how they live there. In a veritable panorama of natural history we see the lives of creatures of all kinds, their odd habits, their fits of temperament, their maladies, their feats of prowess, even their romances and emotional problems. 8vo. Natural History. 012442

Price: 30.00 USD
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