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Inspiring Lives of Sixty Famous Men, Ahlers, Lena C.
1 Inspiring Lives of Sixty Famous Men
Ahlers, Lena C.
Chicago Albert Whitman & Company 1928 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Benny Larsen, Illustrator 
First Edition in scarce dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with very clean unworn color paste-on illustration on cover. No fraying, fading or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. Illustrated by Benny Larsen. 288 pages. Clean color illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped (1.50 on front inside flap), has chips and closed edge tears, surface scrape at top edge from sticker removal (size of a nickel). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Brief, pointed biographical sketches, charmingly written, of the lives of sixty famous men worth knowing--including explorers, inventors, musicians, statesmen, authors, artists and patriots. Illustrated with pen and ink portraits of the various characters of the sketches. 026841

Price: 40.00 USD
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Caribbean Cocktail, Helweg, Larsen, K.; Everild Young
2 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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Columbus Never Came, Helweg-Larsen, Kjeld
3 Columbus Never Came
Helweg-Larsen, Kjeld
London Jarrold's 1963 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean blue cloth boards with white and dark blue lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with bold inscription and signature of author on title page: 6/2/66 - (with an arrow from the title) Didn't he? He DID - but some 500 years after the good old Viking Leif Ericsson!! Best wishes from Kjeld Helweg-Larsen." Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean decorated endpapers. 240 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean (small Bahamas store stamp in lower margin of front inside flap), unchipped, not price clipped; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025648

Price: 30.00 USD
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4 Silk Road: A Novel of Eight Century China
Larsen, Jeanne
New York Henry Holt and Co. 1989 0-8050-0958-2 / 9780805009583 First Hard Cover Very Good++ Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering and decoration on spine. Binding is tight & square. Black endpapers. No names or writing inside. Pages are clean. 434 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Novel. 004556

Price: 10.00 USD
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10,000 Tom-Toms, Larsen, Jens
5 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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Torpedo 8 - The Story of Swede Larsen's Bomber Squadron, Wolfert, Ira
6 Torpedo 8 - The Story of Swede Larsen's Bomber Squadron
Wolfert, Ira
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1943 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Collectible condition hardcover book with original dust jacket. Very clean red cloth boards with black letering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slightly tanned, as most wartime books were made from slightly inferior paper). Very clean bright color illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Copright 1943; no date on title page. 127 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), some very tiny edge nicks and short closed edge tears. Photo of Swede and his wife on rear panel. Revenge was sweet after the Japanese took out the United States Navy Torpedo Squadron 8 in a few minutes in the Battle of Midway, and Swede Larsen led the charge. 027403

Price: 50.00 USD
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