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Heaven Has Claws, Doyle, Adrian Conan
101 Heaven Has Claws
Doyle, Adrian Conan
New York Random House 1953 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Printing in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean bright orange boards with large palm tree decoration on cover, clean brown cloth spine with white lettering and small brown decorations. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean yellow endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 245 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, has age-toning, is not price-clipped (3.50 on front inside flap). Nice photo of author and his wife on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. With the spirit and zest for adventure that marked the achievement of his father Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, author tells vividly the story of an expedition he made with his wife to the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Africa exploring the wild coral islands of the mafia Channel and the seas of Zanzibar, Kilwa Kisiwani and the ruins of the Palace of Songa Manara. 026539

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A Hoosier Holiday, Dreiser, Theodore
102 A Hoosier Holiday
Dreiser, Theodore
London John Lane/The Bodley Head 1916 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Franklin Booth, Illustrator 
Clean green paper covered boards with stamped gold and brown lettering and small illustration on cover, olive/beige cloth spine with stamped gold lettering. Slight wear to spine edges and some wear-through to corner tips. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers. Tasteful privately printed bookplate on fly leaf. 513 pgs. Illustrated throughout with drawings by Franklin Booth. 011442

Price: 40.00 USD
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West of the Dateline, Duffus, R. L.
103 West of the Dateline
Duffus, R. L.
New York W. W. Norton 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean green boards with blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 191 pgs. Clean dustjacket is corner clipped on front flap but price is still present; no chipping, one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Retired from his post as editorial writer on the New York Times, the author and his wife set off on a Pacific journey, visiting the Hawaiian Islands, Japan, Hong Kong, Manila, Samboanga, Port Moresby, Australia, and New Zealand. "In his characteristic style, Mr. Duffus writes with wit, enthusiasm, an insight about their companions, the people they met and fondly remember, the charm and surprise of new places and different societies." 8vo. Adventure. 012037

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Mrs. Marco Polo Remembers, Dunning, Mary Parker
104 Mrs. Marco Polo Remembers
Dunning, Mary Parker
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1968 First Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Clean decorated yellow cloth boards. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright. Very small P/O label at inside edge of front free endpaper. 203 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Adventure. 005290

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Settlers - A Historical Novel, Eastman, E. R.
105 The Settlers - A Historical Novel
Eastman, E. R.
Watkins Glen, NY Century House 1950 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in original dust jacket. Clean dark green boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with map-illustrated endpapers (small previous owner last name on front free endpaper). 280 pages. Illustrated dust jacket is unchipped, has a few very tiny closed edge tears, slightest hint of soiling. Nice photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A carefully researched Americana novel in which author picks up the thread of his earlier work, THE DESTROYERS. We meet again Nate Williams and his wife Constant, thirty years after their marriage in the days when they were young and daring scouts helping Clinton and Sullivan wrest the "Genesee Country" from Native Americans. A vivid and realistic account of pioneer travel, how the woods were cleared, crops raised, cabins built and furnished. 026174

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Skyline Camps - A Note Book of a Wanderer in Our Northwestern Mountains, Eaton, Walter Prichard
106 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

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Down the Tiber and Up to Rome, Eberlein, Harold Donaldson; Geoffrey J. Marks; Frank A. Wallis
107 Down the Tiber and Up to Rome
Eberlein, Harold Donaldson; Geoffrey J. Marks; Frank A. Wallis
Philadelphia / London J. B. Lippincott 1930 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Frank A. Wallis, Illustrator 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean light beige cloth boards with blue and black illustration on cover, black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear-through; binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with blue top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 207 pp. with index. Color frontispiece, 12 illustrations from drawings by Frank A. Wallis. Jacket is quite clean (slight age-toning), not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, with very slight wear at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Adventures of three men in a black rubber canoe, seven feet long by three feet wide, as they paddle, carry, or are swept by rapids down the Tiber 195 miles to Rome. 019160

Price: 50.00 USD
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Philosopher's Holiday, Edman, Irwin
108 Philosopher's Holiday
Edman, Irwin
Viking Press 1938 First Cloth Bds Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
270 pgs. VG Published November, 1938. Green cloth boards with silver lettering on cover, black spine with silver lettering. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names, bookplates or writing inside. Very light fading to extreme edges. Almost no wear to boards. 8vo. First Edition. 000501

Price: 10.00 USD
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Philosopher's Holiday, Edman, Irwin
109 Philosopher's Holiday
Edman, Irwin
New York Viking 1938 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards (one tiny faint spot to cover) with silver lettering on cover, black cloth spine with silver lettering/decoration. No fraying or wear. Hint of slightest fading to edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers with previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 270 pgs. 8vo. Travel. 013719

Price: 14.00 USD
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Mirrors of the Unseen: Journeys in Iran, Elliot, Jason
110 Mirrors of the Unseen: Journeys in Iran
Elliot, Jason
New York St. Martin's Press 2006 031230191X / 9780312301910 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige boards with gold lettering on spine. Very slight bumping at spine ends. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful black and white photographs. 416 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fascinating journey through the history, land and hidden culture of Iran past and present, by one of the world's most perceptive travelers. 026989

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BAREBACK! - One Man's Journey Along the Pony Express Trail, Ellis, Jerry
111 BAREBACK! - One Man's Journey Along the Pony Express Trail
Ellis, Jerry
New York Delacorte Press 1993 0385305869 / 9780385305860 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean beige paper-covered boards with brown cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean map-decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 308 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Very slight fading to background on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's true tale of our country's past as well as it's present as he travels the original Pony Express Trail by foot, horseback, canoe, wagon train and hitchhiking the 2100 miles across western America. 024773

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112 Across the Great Deserts
Etherton, P. T.
New York/London/Toronto Whittlesey House 1948 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square; one tiny spot of wear to inside front hinge--no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers (illustrated with maps). Small previous owner name and date on back of frontis photograph. 184 pgs. illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has very small shallow chips at top and bottom spine edge, short closed edge tears, a hint of very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An exciting exploration of the three great deserts of the world, the Sahara, the Kalahari and the Gobi. 8vo. Adventure. 015540

Price: 20.00 USD
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113 You Can't Hardly Get There From Here
Ethridge, Willie Snow
New York Vanguard Press 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Bob Parker, Illustrator 
Very clean blue cloth boards with silver illustration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No fraying, very tiny spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 175 pgs. Very clean, bright dustjacket has tiny chips at spine corners, a few tiny closed edge tears, corner price clip to inside front flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author describes the maelstrom of confusion, schedules, nonschedules, and ticket-tape she has encountered in her exuberant career as lecturer, author, wife, mother and grandmother. Keen humor and sympathy for the constant traveller. 8vo. Travel. 013919

Price: 30.00 USD
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Seeing The Eastern States, Faris, John T.
114 Seeing The Eastern States
Faris, John T.
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1922 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Light brown cloth boards with blue line border, blue, black and brown illustration of seascape with lighthouse on cover, black lettering and small oval decoration on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Color frontis illustration ("Morning at Seaside Park, New Jersey") with clean tissue guard. Illustrated with many black and white photographic plates throughout. 244 pages with index. Early printing; same date (1922) on title page and copyright page, no additional printings stated. 022300

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Gardener's Travel Book, Farrington, Edward I.
115 The Gardener's Travel Book
Farrington, Edward I.
Hale, Cushman & Flint 1938 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
"First Printing, December, 1938" in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with yellow lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs throughout. 390 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), clean, with edge and corner chips, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The most interesting points of horticulture in every state of the U.S. with photographs. An interesting history of American gardens, parks, wildflower displays, festivals and flower exhibitions. 024249

Price: 15.00 USD
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116 Things Chinese and Their Stories
Feibao, Du and Hong Su
Beijing China Travel & Tourism Press 1994 7-5032-1016-8 / 9787503210167 First Soft Cover Near Fine 
Very clean glossy soft-cover book with self-flaps. No chipping, curling or creasing. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 242 pgs. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. An informative book about all the things of China, from food and drink to collectibles, including ceramics and ancient relics; architecture, folk-arts, paintings and more. 5-1/4" x 7-1/4". China. 014932

Price: 15.00 USD
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Bush Holiday, Fennimore, Stephen
117 Bush Holiday
Fennimore, Stephen
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1949 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Ninon MacKnight, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition. Clean pale green cloth boards with dark brown lettering and whip on spine. No fraying or wear, slight fading to edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 242 pgs. 8vo. Adventure. 009284

Price: 15.00 USD
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A Hunter's Road: A Journey With Gun and Dog Across the American Uplands, Fergus, Jim
118 A Hunter's Road: A Journey With Gun and Dog Across the American Uplands
Fergus, Jim
New York Henry Holt & Co 1992 0805016198 / 9780805016192 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige boards with brown cloth spine, metallic lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 290 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 17,000 miles in five months, pursuing 21 different game bird species across 24 states with his trusty lab, Sweetzer, the author's journey comes to life on the pages of this book and can be appreciated by anyone who loves nature and good writing. A thoughtful and sometimes troubling exploration of the health and well-being of what remains of the American countryside. 027516

Price: 20.00 USD
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Old Spain and New Spain, Field, H. M.
119 Old Spain and New Spain
Field, H. M.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1888 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean dark green cloth boards with bright gilt lettering on spine. Gilt top edges. Very light trace of wear at corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean black endpapers. Very light foxing to front fly papers. Clean bright color map frontis. No names, writing or marks. 303 pgs. 8vo. Travel. 007658

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Measure of Her Powers: An M. F. K. Fisher Reader, Fisher, M. F. K.
120 The Measure of Her Powers: An M. F. K. Fisher Reader
Fisher, M. F. K.
Washington DC Counterpoint 1999 1582430314 / 9781582430317 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing, with full number line, in clean dust jacket. Clean blue boards with gold M.F.K. initials on lower front right corner, blue cloth spine with gold lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with clean blue endpapers. Previous owner inscription on half-title page. Edited by Dominique Gioia; with an Introduciton by Ruth Reichl. 411 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's tales of travel, childhood memories, recipes massacred and perfected, meditations on World War II, and thoughts on cataract surgery--the range of stories in this book is delightful and original. Captivating for those who have never read Fisher's work, and easily appreciated by her many fans. 025853

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