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Adrift On An Ice-Pan, Grenfell, Wilfred T.
181 Adrift On An Ice-Pan
Grenfell, Wilfred T.
Boston/New York Houghton Mifflin 1909 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
First Edition, with "Copyright 1909" and "Published June,1909" on copyright page. Green cloth boards with illustration, black lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Light soiling, some wear to spine corners, tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. A few pages have light soiling. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontis portrait of Grenfell with printed signature beneath photo, tissue guard; additional black & white photo illustrations. 69 pgs. 12mo. Adventure. 016475

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Down North on the Labrador, Grenfell, Wilfred T.
182 Down North on the Labrador
Grenfell, Wilfred T.
New York Fleming H. Revell 1911 First Edition Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket 
NIce decorated American trade binding, a scarcer title. Very clean light green cloth boards with white and black decoration (sailing ships amongst ice floes). Stamped black lettering, black line border on cover, black lettering on spine. Very slight surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name and place neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontis photo portrait of Grenfell on his ship with tissue guard (total of 12 full page photo illustrations). 229 pages. 025412

Price: 75.00 USD
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Tales of Labrador, Grenfell, Wilfred T.
183 Tales of Labrador
Grenfell, Wilfred T.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1916 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean blue-gray cloth boards with white stamped 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. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 240 pgs. 8vo. Adventure. 015475

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Lost City, Gunther, John
184 The Lost City
Gunther, John
Harper & Row 1964 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
594 pgs. Nr Fine in VG+ DJ Clean orange cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Orange endpapers. Binding is tight & square, pages clean and bright. No names or bookplates inside. Clean bright dustjacket has been price clipped,has two very small (under 1/2") closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Novel. 003989

Price: 10.00 USD
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Adventures to Imagine - Thrilling Escapes in North America, Guttman, Peter
185 Adventures to Imagine - Thrilling Escapes in North America
Guttman, Peter
Fodor's Travel Publications 1997 0-679-00020-8 / 9780679000204 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
79 pgs. Fine in Fine DJ - archival quality mylar cover Very clean and tight book with no names or writing inside. Clean glossy white hardbound boards with red and black lettering. Beautiful clean dustjacket with no chipping, not price clipped. Wonderful travel adventure ideas (iceboating on Hudson River, mountain biking through Utah, canoeing in the everglades, hot air ballooning, dogsledding, and more!) with glorious full-color photographs that are art quality. A gorgeous book.Travel. 002495

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Desert Winds, Hafsa
186 Desert Winds
Hafsa
New York/London The Century Co. 1927 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with black illustration and stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 386 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and a clean fold-out map. 8vo. Adventure. 011698

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187 Journey to the End of an Era
Hall, Melvin
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1947 Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. No names, writing or bookplates. 438 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, has wear to edges, corner chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Adventure. 005802

Price: 12.00 USD
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Stanley: An Adventurer Explored, Hall, Richard
188 Stanley: An Adventurer Explored
Hall, Richard
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1975 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean charcoal gray cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 400 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has one very small corner chip at top rear corner, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A magnificent biography revealing Stanley in all his complexity and greatness. Large 8vo. Biography. 013790

Price: 14.00 USD
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The Sea and the Ice: A Naturalist in Antarctica, Halle, Louis J.; National Audubon Society
189 The Sea and the Ice: A Naturalist in Antarctica
Halle, Louis J.; National Audubon Society
Boston Published In Cooperation With The National Audubon Society By Houghton Mifflin 1973 0395154707 / 9780395154700 Stated First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Printing - A" on copyright page, in clean dust jacket. Clean navy blue cloth boards with white heron and silver lettering on cover, silver and white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean map-decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Introduction by Les Line. Illustrated with photographs, maps and diagrams. 286 pages with index. Clean jacket is unfaded, no chips, hint of wear at top and bottom spine edges, small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From "The Audubon Library", this is a naturalist's book, enhanced by the author's knowledge of the history, geography, and exploration of Antarctica. Halle's account is alive with the beauty, the astonishment, the uniqueness of the area, the birds of the sea, and the whales and other mammals of the sea and the ice. 021784

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190 Islands at the Edge of Time: A Journey to America's Barrier Islands
Hansen, Gunnar
Island Press 1993 1-55963-251-8 / 9781559632515 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean brown boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 222 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings and maps. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Travel. 010979

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Christ and the Hill-Men, Harding, Dr. Frederic
191 Christ and the Hill-Men
Harding, Dr. Frederic
Lakemont, NY North Country Books, Inc. 1974 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated endpapers. 185 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Dr. and Mrs. Harding's 40 years as Christian missionaries in the isolated mountains of North East India. 8vo. Christian. 010189

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Long Way Home: A Journey from Despair to Triumph, Harrison, Clark
192 Long Way Home: A Journey from Despair to Triumph
Harrison, Clark
Decatur, GA Barefoot Press 1985 0-932298-42-7 / 9780932298423 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean green-gray cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED and numbered (571 of 1,000) by author. 574 pgs. Clean dustjacket has tiny nick to top front edge, a few very short closed edge tears at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An inspiring biography of a paraplegic man who took up flying, became a leading businessman who organized multi-million dollar banks and real estate firms, and became one of the founding board members of the Shepherd Spinal Center in Atlanta--in short, learned to live more fully than most of the rest of us. Large 8vo. Biography. 013436

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The Zanzibar Chest: A Story of Life, Love and Death in Foreign Lands, Hartley, Aidan
193 The Zanzibar Chest: A Story of Life, Love and Death in Foreign Lands
Hartley, Aidan
New York, New York, U.S.A. Atlantic Monthly Press 2003 0-87113-871-9 / 9780871138712 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. Nice sharp corner tips, mere hint of slightest edge wear at base of spine, no tears, no fraying. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 414 pgs. Clean crisp dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A sweeping and beautiful African journey. 8vo. Adventure. 015484

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The Zanzibar Chest: A Story of Life, Love, and Death in Foreign Lands, Hartley, Aidan
194 The Zanzibar Chest: A Story of Life, Love, and Death in Foreign Lands
Hartley, Aidan
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 2003 0871138719 / 9780871138712 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 414 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, slight rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Beautiful, sweeping book about Africa, written by a man who grew up there, and returned as a journalist covering Africa in the 1990's. 023965

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195 The Mutineers
Hawes, Charles Boardman
Boston Little Brown 1930 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Illustrated 
Very clean bright yellow-orange cloth boards with unfaded black sailing ship illustration on cover, black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying; slight surface wear to cloth at corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, illustrated with color maps. 276 pgs. Illustrated in black & white (pen & ink drawings, black & white frontis plate). Dustjacket is not price clipped ($2.00 on front inside flap), has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, chip at top right panel corner (1" x 1" max.). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "A tale of old days at sea and of adventures in the Far East as Benjamin Lathrop set it down some sixty years ago" (from the title page). 8vo. Ships & Sailing. 015288

Price: 40.00 USD
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196 Dan Crawford: The Central African Missionary
Hawthorn, John
Great Britain Pickering & Inglis, Ltd. Memoir Series Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with portrait of author on cover. black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 96 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is price clipped, has tiny bit of chipping at spine edges, three short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 008518

Price: 12.00 USD
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Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Hazleton, Lesley
197 Jerusalem, Jerusalem
Hazleton, Lesley
Boston and New York Atlantic Monthly Press 1986 0-87113-064-5 / 9780871130648 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean red boards with black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 243 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Gift quality. "Everyone who cares about Israel should read Lesley Hazleton's Jerusalem, Jerusalem. Through the strong feelings and ifnormed mind of an ardent admirer one sees the internal threats that confront Israel as muc has extern pressures: religious intolerance, racism, impatience with democracy. Ms. Hazleton brings tormenting truths to life." - Anthony Lewis of the New York Times 8 Vo. Israel. 012237

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PrairyErth: (A Deep Map), Heat-Moon, William Least
198 PrairyErth: (A Deep Map)
Heat-Moon, William Least
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1991 0-395-48602-5 / 9780395486023 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Very clean beige boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers (illustrated with maps). No names, writing or bookplates. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on half-title page. 624 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, price clipped corner on front inside flap; removable sticker on front "Autographed Copy - Borders Book Shop". Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Large 8vo. Travel. 013504

Price: 35.00 USD
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In Far Japan - Glimpses and Sketches, Hedges, Frank H.
199 In Far Japan - Glimpses and Sketches
Hedges, Frank H.
Japan Hokuseido Press 1946 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Very nice clean hardcover (pressed paper hardboard with clean unchipped paste-on labels on cover and spine), in original glassine wrapper. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Black and white illustrations. 330 pages. 024339

Price: 45.00 USD
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Caribbean Cocktail, Helweg, Larsen, K.; Everild Young
200 Caribbean Cocktail
Helweg, Larsen, K.; Everild Young
London Adventurers Club 1957 Reprint Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Adventurers Club edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Map-decorated endpapers; small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white glossy photographic plates. Foreword by Rosita Forbes. 208 pages with index. Clean jacket has edge chips (mostly at top of rear panel), a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This excellent chronicle embraces the whole Caribbean from the Bahamas south through the magical islands to Venezuela and Colombia in South America. A sold, yet rollicking book crammed with stories of treasure and pirates, colonial history and discovery, lost tribes, voodoo and strange religions, ancient cultures, ancient cities, and modern life. It is both for the tourist and the armchair traveller. 025656

Price: 12.00 USD
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