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Maps & Dreams, Brody, Hugh
1 Maps & Dreams
Brody, Hugh
New York Pantheon 1982 0-394-52104-8 / 9780394521046 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean beige boards with brown cloth spine, dark brown lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. No names, writing or bookplates. Small remainder mark to top page edges. 297 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, no chips, very light edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Eighteen-month journey into the Canadian sub-arctic, exploring the culture of the native people as well as the geography. 8 vo.. Adventure. 007860

Price: 12.00 USD
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Little America: Town at the End of the World, Carter, Paul Allen
2 Little America: Town at the End of the World
Carter, Paul Allen
New York Columbia University Press 1979 0231046820 / 9780231046824 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with crisp white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs, map. 301 pages with index. Dustjacket is not price clipped (15.95 on front inside flap), slight age-toning, a little wear to paper at corner tips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a tiny community perched on the edge of the vast wasteland of Antarctica. There, in 1929, the first Americans to set foot on that continent built the first Little America as a base for Richard E. Byrd's historic flight over the South Pole. Their experiences in the bitter, sunless Antarctic winter--and the later history of Little America until its abandonment in 1959--make up a exciting adventure set in the closest thing on Earth to outer space. 022638

Price: 20.00 USD
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10:56:20PM 7/20/69 (The Historic Conquest of the Moon as Reported to the American People By CBS News Over the CBS Television Network), Columbia Broadcasting System
3 10:56:20PM 7/20/69 (The Historic Conquest of the Moon as Reported to the American People By CBS News Over the CBS Television Network)
Columbia Broadcasting System
New York Columbia Broadcasting System 1970 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Large book with original dustjacket (size: 10-1/2" x 11"). The embossed dust jacket represents areas of the lunar surface including the Sea of Tranquility where astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon, July 20, 1969. Clean black cloth boards with blind-stamped title on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated in full color with images of live transmissions from the moon, text of CBS coverage of the event. Dust jacket has short closed edge tears, no chips, hint of very light soiling. Enclosed in archival quality removable mylar. 022140

Price: 75.00 USD
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4 The Romance and Rise of the American Tropics
Crowther, Samuel
Garden City Doubleday Doran & Co. 1929 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean, bright orange cloth boards with small illustration on cover (palm trees), black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 390 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, no chips, tiny bit of of wear at one corner with 1/4" closed tear at flap fold. Original orange banner (detachable) around dustjacket with quote about the book and printed signature of Calvin Coolidge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007438

Price: 25.00 USD
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Skyline Camps - A Note Book of a Wanderer in Our Northwestern Mountains, Eaton, Walter Prichard
5 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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Sahara - The Great Desert, Gautier, E. F. (Authorized translation by Dorothy Ford Mayhew)
6 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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7 America Goes to War
Hitchens, Harold L. (Editor)
Chicago, IL Columbia Educational Books, Inc. 1941 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Official documents, events, and negotiations leading to WWII, and a background for understanding how and why we went to war and what we were fighting for. Clean black shiny textured boards with gold lettering and gold bordered red title box on front cover. Hint of surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Endpapers illustrated with black and white photo of white house, frontis photo portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Illustrated with additional photographs and maps. 128 pgs. 12mo. World War II. 014341

Price: 15.00 USD
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Challenge: An Anthology of the Literature of Mountaineering, Irwin, William Robert
8 Challenge: An Anthology of the Literature of Mountaineering
Irwin, William Robert
New York Columbia University Press 1950 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with small illustration at lower corner of front board, black cloth spine with bright silver lettering. Very tiny bump to top front board edge; no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 444 pgs. with index. Dustjacket has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Twenty-five of the most exciting firsthand accounts of mountaineering all over the world--of scaling peaks in the Andes, the Rockies, the Pyrenees, the Himalayas, the Alps--as they have appeared over the past century. Writers include Sir Leslie Stephen, Gertrude Bell, Evelyn Waugh, John Muir, John Buchan, and more; also includes a brief glossary and suggestions for further reading. 017647

Price: 25.00 USD
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From Here to Eternity, Jones, James
9 From Here to Eternity
Jones, James
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1953 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Clean yellow-beige cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Very light surface wear at base of spine edge, no fraying. No bumping, corners are sharp. Very slight fading to upper left corner of front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 861 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, no edge chipping, small closed tear at top edge of rear panel, horizonal and vertical creasing (dustjacket was folded into rear of book). Now enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This novel was produced into a blockbuster film by Columbia Pictures (1953) starring Burt Lancaster, Frank Sinatra, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr, and Donna Reed. 016399

Price: 20.00 USD
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Parasitic Infections in Man Symposium Held at the New York Academy of Medicine March 15 and 16, 1949, Most, Harry, M.D. (Editor)
10 Parasitic Infections in Man Symposium Held at the New York Academy of Medicine March 15 and 16, 1949
Most, Harry, M.D. (Editor)
New York Columbia University Press 1951 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean unfaded black cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 229 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (4.50 on front flap), a few very small corner chips, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. New York Academy of Medicine section on Microbiology Symposium Number Four. 017572

Price: 50.00 USD
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Courtier and Commoner in Ancient China - Selections from the History of the Former Han, Pan Ku (Burton Watson, translator)
11 Courtier and Commoner in Ancient China - Selections from the History of the Former Han
Pan Ku (Burton Watson, translator)
Columbia University Press 1977 0231037651 / 9780231037655 First Hardcover Near Fine Good Jacket 
First Edition in dust jacket. Clean unfaded brown cloth boards with yellow lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 282 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has two chips at top of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027186

Price: 20.00 USD
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Early English Christmas Carols, Robbins, Rossell Hope (Editor)
12 Early English Christmas Carols
Robbins, Rossell Hope (Editor)
New York/ London Columbia University Press 1961 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good Jacket Alexander Dobkin, Illustrator 
Very clean red cloth boards with illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 87 pgs. with musical scores and words, illustrations. Seventeen line drawings by Alexander Dobkin. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8' x 10". 012883

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Romance of Tristram and Ysolt, Thomas of Britain (Translated from the Old French and Old Norse By Roger Sherman Loomis)
13 The Romance of Tristram and Ysolt
Thomas of Britain (Translated from the Old French and Old Norse By Roger Sherman Loomis)
New York Columbia University Press 1931 Revised Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean unfaded green cloth boards with bright gold circular illustration on cover, bright gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner name at top edge of front fixed endpaper. 294 pgs. Illustrated with woodcuts."Revised Edition, Published October, 1931" on copyright page. Clean dustjacket (green with black lettering) is not price clipped, has small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Literature. 015425

Price: 40.00 USD
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Imperial Restoration in Medieval Japan, Varley, H. Paul
14 Imperial Restoration in Medieval Japan
Varley, H. Paul
Columbia University Press 1971 0231035020 / 9780231035026 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean purple cloth boards with blue title box, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright; small previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 222 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few very tiny edge nicks, slightest hint of fading to background on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027150

Price: 18.00 USD
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15 The Golden Man: The Quest for El Dorado
Von Hagen, Victor W.
Book Club Associates 1974 0-347-0006-1 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean dark blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 346 pgs. Illustrated with drawings, maps, photographs in black & white and full color. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The search by explorers and adventurers for legendary untold riches in the mountains of Columbia. First published by Saxon House in England, this is the First American Edition published by Book Club Associates in 1974. 8vo. Exploration. 010828

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Cariboo Road, Wade, Mark S.
16 The Cariboo Road
Wade, Mark S.
British Columbia, Canada Haunted Bookshop 1979 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition in clean original dust jacket, SIGNED by author's son. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed by author's son on front free endpaper: "To Don, M.S W. loved the Cariboo and first encountered the Clinton where horseback was the means by which he made his visits - December 12, 1957 - M. Wade." On the front fixed endpaper there is a note from previous owner Don Mengiz which says: "This book was autographed for us by Mark Leighton Wade affectionately known as M.L., son of the author. M.L. was 95 years old in 1987." - Don Mengiz. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Large clean fold-out map at rear of book in perfect condition. Researched, annotated and indexed by Eleanor A. Eastick. 264 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has tiniest bit of wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024619

Price: 100.00 USD
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