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Mister Moses, Catto, Max
1 Mister Moses
Catto, Max
New York William Morrow 1961 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original jacket. Marbled green boards with yellow cloth spine, black lettering on spine. Hint of fading to board edges; very light dust soiling to spine. Binding is tight & square, no bumping or wear. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 218 pp. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, unchipped, tiny closed tear at upper rear spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel set in Africa, where a certain valley is soon to be flooded by the opening of a new dam--and where a District Officer is having his problems persuading the natives to leave their home for a tract of land set aside by the French government. Then Joe Moses arrives on the scene. A unique adventure ensues, as Mister Moses leads the natives on a forty-day trek through the jungle never for a moment without danger, excitement or hilarity. Made into a movie (1965) starring Robert Mitchum. 019317

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Heart of the Forest, Cowell, Adrian
2 The Heart of the Forest
Cowell, Adrian
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1961 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards (tiny bit of fading at extreme top and bottom edges of spine). Bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Previous owner name on front free endpaper. 238 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny chips at top and bottom of spine, light corner wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Exploration. 007327

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Skyways to a Jungle Laboratory - An African Adventure, Crile, Grace
3 Skyways to a Jungle Laboratory - An African Adventure
Crile, Grace
New York W. W. Norton 1936 First Hardcover Very Good no Dust jacket 
Stated First Edition. Blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, slight fading to edges and to background of spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 240 pages. The author accompanied her husband, Dr. George Crile, famous American surgeon and research scientist, on his expedition to Africa and she kept a personal record of their journey by air from London to the laboratory established in the Great Rift Valley, and of the days spent deep in the jungle. 027233

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Skyways to a Jungle Laboratory - An African Adventure, Crile, Grace
4 Skyways to a Jungle Laboratory - An African Adventure
Crile, Grace
New York W. W. Norton 1936 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author ( association copy - inscribed to her friend) - in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by the author: "To Armenie Lawson with greetings and best wishes from her old friend - Grace Crile." Two articles about Grace Crile and her husband, their book and their African adventures are laid in, and have caused some brown shadowing to front free endpapers. Otherwise there are no marks, pages are clean. Illustrated with wonderful photographs. 240 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, slight wear to spine ends, slight rubbing to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. When Mrs. Crile accompanied her husband, Dr. George Crile, famous American surgeon, on his scientific expedition to Africa, she kept a day by day record of the journey to and from Africa by airplane and the days spent in the jungle. Mrs. Crile was a keen and delightful observer and from the moment their airplane rises at Croydon, the reader is under her magic spell. 026256

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The Jungle and the Damned, Davis, Hassoldt
5 The Jungle and the Damned
Davis, Hassoldt
New York Duell, Sloan & Pearce 1952 First Hard Cover Very Good very good Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, but some sunning to spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 306 pgs. This book is from the collection of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. and comes with a document certifying that the book is from that collection, signed by the Roosevelt Library Director. Author's expedition to French Guiana in South America, illustrated with photographs and maps. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has small corner chips and chipping at top spine edge, crease at top of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 011043

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Jungle and the Damned, Davis, Hassoldt
6 The Jungle and the Damned
Davis, Hassoldt
New York/Boston Duell, Sloan & Pearce/Little Brown 1952 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Photographs By Ruth and Hassoldt Davis 
Clean green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on spine. Very light surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 306 pgs. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with hint of light edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This is the true story of explorer-author Hassoldt Davis's exploration of French Guiana, inland from St. Laurent to the Tumac Humac Mountains of the Brazilian Border. 8vo. Adventure. 015138

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Pony Jungle, Davis, Lavinia R.
7 Pony Jungle
Davis, Lavinia R.
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1941 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Gordon Ross, Illustrator 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean original dust jacket. Clean dark green cloth boards with white illustration of two children on horseback on cover. 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 by Gordon Ross. 309 pages. Dust jacket has very small chips at spine corners, a few short closed edge tears and some edge wrinkling on rear panel, price clip to upper corner of front inside flap (partial price showing). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An absosrbing horse story full of mysterious happenings at a hideout in a cove by the river, where the Terrill boys and their sister, Dibs, along with the English girl and boy staying for the summer at nearby Edgemont, spend days building their camp and riding horses. 022299

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Waters of the New World - Houston to Nantucket, de Hartog, Jan
8 Waters of the New World - Houston to Nantucket
de Hartog, Jan
New York Atheneum 1961 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean blue-green boards with silver decoration, turquoise cloth spine with gold lettering and decoration. No fraying or wear. Slightest fading to board edges. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Drawings by Jo Spier. 276 pages. Dust jacket illustrated by Jo Spier is clean, not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), has very shallow chipping at spine ends (1/4") and tiny chip to one corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Remarkable voyage by the author on the full route of the Intracoastal Waterway, through the bayous of Louisiana to New Orleans, along the coast of Mississippi, Alabama and Florida to Apalachicola, across the Gulf to Clearwater, through the Florida jungle by way of the Caloosahatchee River and Lake Okeechobee to the heart of the mysterious Everglades; then up the East Coast, through the water-wilderness of Georgia and te Carolinas, up Chesapeake Bay, down Delaware Bay and through the creeks and lagoons of New Jersey to New York; finally up Long Island Sound to the Nantucket Island. 024632

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Through Jungle and Wilderness, Ellis, Edward S.
9 Through Jungle and Wilderness
Ellis, Edward S.
Rahway, New Jersey Mershon Company 1899 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram HBM on cover - Harry B. Matthews). Clean blue cloth boards with red, yellow and black campfire and Native American illustration on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Full page glossy black and white illustrations. 289 pages + 2 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 024918

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The Sa'-Zada Tales, Fraser, W. A.
10 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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Ken Ward in the Jungle, Grey, Zane
11 Ken Ward in the Jungle
Grey, Zane
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1912 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Later printing in clean illustrated dust jacket. Orange cloth boards with black lettering, illustration of jungle cat on cover, black lettering and small illustration on spine. Very light soiling; no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 309 pages + 5 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Clean illustrated jacket is unchipped, a few very tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Ken Ward and his younger brother Hal take a trip into the wilds of Mexico. 021572

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Ken Ward in the Jungle, Grey, Zane
12 Ken Ward in the Jungle
Grey, Zane
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1940 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean unfaded red boards with ZG logo on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages are clean, but tanned. Clean endpapers with small previous owner name and date on front pastedown. No other marks. 309 pages. Clean bright illustrated dust jacket - no chips, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025289

Price: 20.00 USD
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Bolahun: An African Adventure, Junge, Werner
13 Bolahun: An African Adventure
Junge, Werner
New York G. P. Putnam's 1952 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with African mask decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. Hint of light surface wear to corners, no fraying, no wear-through. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 248 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Adventure. 013572

Price: 20.00 USD
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10,000 Tom-Toms, Larsen, Jens
14 10,000 Tom-Toms
Larsen, Jens
Philadelphia Muhlenberg Press 1952 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 268 pgs. + glossary. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has very small shallow chip at top rear panel edge, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about jungle life in Liberia. 8vo. Fiction. 014061

Price: 25.00 USD
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South by Java Head, MacLean, Alistair
15 South by Java Head
MacLean, Alistair
London Collins 1958 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in clean dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading, tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 320 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped, has very small chip at top rear spine corner edge, several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Every chapter in this book seethes with excitement in a novel set in the grim aftermath of Singapore's capture by the Japanese. From a motley crowd of refugees emerge the characters in an epic drama of the sea; of shipwreck, attack by air and submarine, of a terrible journey in an open boat, and fights in the jungle. 026523

Price: 32.00 USD
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The Lost Tribe - A Harrowing Passage into New Guinea's Heart of Darkness, Marriott, Edward
16 The Lost Tribe - A Harrowing Passage into New Guinea's Heart of Darkness
Marriott, Edward
New York Henry Holt & Co 1997 0805053182 / 9780805053180 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition, with full number line on copyright page. Very clean yellow/tan boards with clean unfaded maroon spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. Very small shallow bump to front board edge, otherwise without wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 258 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Edward Marriott's search for the lost tribe of the Liawep living deep in the jungle in far northwest Papua New Guinea. 018409

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Great Impersonation, Oppenheim, E. Phillips
17 The Great Impersonation
Oppenheim, E. Phillips
New York Triangle 1939 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Triangle Books Edition (1939) in clean illustrated dust jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with black title box on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, but tanned. Clean blue endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 322 pages. Dust jacket has wear and small tears at top spine edge, a few additional very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Considered by some to be Oppenheim's greatest spy story. Leaving England under suspicion as a murderer, Sir Everard Dominey turns up in German East Africa after ten years of wandering and is rescued from death in the jungle by the German Commandant, Baron von Ragastein, a former fellow-student at Oxford. What follows is a story of impersonation, romance, and a revelation of the German espionage system that is filled with suspense - and a mystery that the reader won't solve until the end of the story. 023804

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Guest in the Jungle, Polster, James
18 A Guest in the Jungle
Polster, James
San Francisco Mercury House 1987 0-916515-21-4 / 9780916515218 First Hard Cover Near FIne No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
Clean green boards with darker green cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper. 194 pgs. Fictional adventure set in the Amazon jungle. 8vo. Fiction. 013264

Price: 12.00 USD
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Tygers of Wrath A Novel, Rosenberg, Philip
19 Tygers of Wrath A Novel
Rosenberg, Philip
New York St. Martin's Press 1991 0312055285 / 9780312055288 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition, with full number line on copyright page. Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Very light surface wear to top and bottom spine edge, no fraying, no fading. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 391 pgs. Clean dustjackeet is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. At the center of this powerful novel is a cruel, senseless incident that spreads out its ripples like a pebble in the water...ever wider. The death of two students in a junior high school in the Bronx revererates through the "blackboard jungle", through the police department and on to the shake up city hall. 017748

Price: 10.00 USD
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20 Shadow River
Smith, Walton Hall
Boston/New York Houghton Mifflin 1927 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Beige cloth boards with black elephant, black lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Clean, with just a few very tiny spots. Light wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Maps on endpapers. Old bookstore ink-stamp on front endpapers. Small informational piece from dustjacket pasted inside front cover. 331 pgs. An epic of the conquest of Africa by white men. The story of a young American sportsman's quest after Londelengi--the biggest elephant in Africa--and his capture is symbolic of the passing of the primitive life of the jungle. 006295

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