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In Search of the Primitive, Cotlow, Lewis
101 In Search of the Primitive
Cotlow, Lewis
Boston/Toronoto Little Brown 1966 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean green cloth boards with brown title box, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, no names, writing or bookplates. Brown endpapers. 454 pgs. with index. Beautifully illustrated with full color and black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with two small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "An independent explorer's life with the last of the exotic peoples of Africa, the Arctic, New Guinea and the Upper Amazon". Large 8vo. Adventure. 008676

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The Twilight of the Primitive, Cotlow, Lewis
102 The Twilight of the Primitive
Cotlow, Lewis
New York MacMillan 1971 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, signed by author. Very clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs. 257 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, hint of edgewear at top rear edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Typed one-page transcript of Lowell Thomas Tape on "The Twilight of the Primitive" book review laid in. A distinguished explorer revisits the people he has long known and loved. 8vo. Anthropology. 006326

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The Heart of the Forest, Cowell, Adrian
103 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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Danger is My Business, Craig, John D.
104 Danger is My Business
Craig, John D.
New York Simon & Schuster 1938 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. Hint of fading to spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Black top-stained page edges. 309 pgs. with index. Illustrated with excellent full-page photographs of the divers, their equipment (fascinating for the time period), interesting sea creatures. Large 8vo. Adventure. 012219

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Skyways to a Jungle Laboratory - An African Adventure, Crile, Grace
105 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
106 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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Arctic Wild, Crisler, Lois
107 Arctic Wild
Crisler, Lois
New York Harper & Brothers 1958 Early printing Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in unclipped original dust jacket. Turquoise cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Illustrated with amazing black and white photographs. Foreword by A. Starker Leopold. A nice old color postcard from Alaska is laid in. 301 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Photographing wolves and caribou in the remote mountains of Alaska, the Crislers discovered personal adventure and personal values to match a magnificent and spacious land. 027421

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The Dark Road, Cross, James
108 The Dark Road
Cross, James
New York Julian Messner 1959 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper), very slight yellowing to endpapers. 191 pages. Dust jacket is bright, no chips, not price clipped, very light soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of suspenseful adventure about a man working an intelligence assignment in East Germany. 027197

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109 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

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A Gentleman Abroad A Concise Guide to Traveling with Confidence, Courtesy, and Style, Curtis, Bryan
110 A Gentleman Abroad A Concise Guide to Traveling with Confidence, Courtesy, and Style
Curtis, Bryan
Nashville, Tennessee Thomas Nelson (Gentlemanners Book) 2007 1401603114 / 9781401603113 Later printing Hardcover Fine `Fine Jacket 
Very clean book and dust jacket. Gift quality. Unfaded black boards with bright gold 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 marks. 214 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, no wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. How much to tip, which side of the road to drive on, how to lessen the effects of jet lag, where to find the U.S. embassy or consulate, what temperatures to expect and so much more. 026936

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A Gentleman of Courage, Curwood, James Oliver
111 A Gentleman of Courage
Curwood, James Oliver
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1924 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in beautiful illustrated jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with black lettering and line border on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Robert W. Stewart. 342 pages. Clean dust jacket has small corner chips, slight wear to rear spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of love and adventure in the wilderness of Five Fingers, a French Canadian pioneer village on Lake Superior in the 1890's. 021389

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The River's End - A New Story of God's Country, Curwood, James Oliver
112 The River's End - A New Story of God's Country
Curwood, James Oliver
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1919 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Fair Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in tattered dust jacket. Very clean red cloth boards with black title box on cover, black lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Brief previous owner inscription in light pencil neatly written on front free endpaper with date (1924). Four illustrations by Dean Cornwell. 303 pages. Illustrated jacket is clean, slightly age-toned, missing large piece at base of spine, has corner and edge wear. Story of adventure and romance with the Royal Mounted Police of Canada. 026623

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The Treasures of Asshur, Dallas, Captain Oswald
113 The Treasures of Asshur
Dallas, Captain Oswald
Cleveland, OH The World Syndicate 1929 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean book in original jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, clean endpapers (neatly penned previous owner inscription on blank flyleaf). 286 pages. Clean color illustrated jacket has some shallow chipping at upper edge, mostly at spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022993

Price: 18.00 USD
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From Raft to Raft, Danielsson, Bengt
114 From Raft to Raft
Danielsson, Bengt
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1960 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean beige cloth boards with blue lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with glossy black and white photographs. 264 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The account of a fantatic raft voyage from Tahiti to Chile and bak to Polynesia. 023690

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The Old Iron Road An Epic of Rails, Roads, and the Urge to Go West, David Haward Bain
115 The Old Iron Road An Epic of Rails, Roads, and the Urge to Go West
David Haward Bain
New York Viking 2004 0670033081 / 9780670033089 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket Signed
First edition, first printing, signed by author, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean blue boards with metallic lettering on spine. Very tiny bump to one corner tip, otherwise no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; no previous owner markings. Signed by author on title page: "David H. Bain". Illustrated with black and white plates. 434 pages with index. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (27.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022436

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Adventure (Originally published as The Anointed), Davis, Clyde Brion
116 Adventure (Originally published as The Anointed)
Davis, Clyde Brion
Cleveland / New York World Publishing Company 1946 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Printing (January 1946) of the Forum Books Motion Picture Edition, in original dust jacket. Black cloth boards with gold lettering, blue and gold Forum Books logo on cover; blue title box with gold vertical lettering on spine. Very light soiling. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-illustrated endpapers (Greer Garson and Clark Gable on front and rear endpapers). No names, writing or marks. Small ariticle about the MGM motion picture is lightly taped onto front free endpaper. Pages are clean, but tanned. 183 pages. Dust jacket is clean, has some fading to spine and edges, small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of youth and romance, on which the MGM film was based starring Clark Gable and Greer Garson, with Joan Blondell and Thomas Mitchell. 023934

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The Jungle and the Damned, Davis, Hassoldt
117 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

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The Jungle and the Damned, Davis, Hassoldt
118 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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The West from A Car-Window, Davis, Richard Harding
119 The West from A Car-Window
Davis, Richard Harding
New York Harper & Brothers 1892 First Good Frederick Remington, Illustrator 
First Edition, published 1892. Illustrated with photographs, drawings by Frederick Remington. Deep blue cloth boards with silver lettering and small illustration on cover, silver lettering on spine. Shallow chipping and wear at top and bottom spine edges. Very light hint of soiling. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - previous owner name in very light pencil on blank fly leaf dated "Xmas, '92." 243 pages. 027632

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The West from a Car-Window, Davis, Richard Harding
120 The West from a Car-Window
Davis, Richard Harding
New York Harper and Brothers 1903 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis illustration of a bucking bronco by Frederick Remington with clean tissue guard; many illustrations and photographs throughout. 243 pp. 019706

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