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Gringos in Paradise - An American Couple Builds Their Retirement Dream House in a Seaside Village in Mexico, Golson, Barry
141 Gringos in Paradise - An American Couple Builds Their Retirement Dream House in a Seaside Village in Mexico
Golson, Barry
New York Scribner 2006 0743276353 / 9780743276351 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean bright unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean mustard yellow boards with bright white spine, 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 blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 325 pages with index. Clean crisp dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024214

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Jottings From A Cruise, Green, Captain Alfred J.
142 Jottings From A Cruise
Green, Captain Alfred J.
Alan A. Green 1947 Second edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Second Edition (November 1947) in original dust jacket with publisher's 12-page brochure summarizing the book laid in. Clean blue pebbled cloth boards with gold ship and seagull decoration on cover, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers (slight browning to edges). No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs, drawings and maps. 451 pages with Appendix. Dust jacket has wear to folds and edges, short closed edge tears, slight browning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The captain's day by day chronicle of the ill-fated voyage of the British Barque "Mertola" from Cardiff, Wales to Durban South Africa, then around the Cape of Good Hope to the Cape Verde Islands. Following adventures in the Cape Verdes, the voyage proceeds to Brazil and up the mighty Amazon with smuggling and mutiny to add spice to the story. Leaving the Amazon with a badly leaking ship, St. Thomas in the West Indies provides facilities for needed repairs. Then the tranquil waters of the St. Marys River in Florida, where a cargo of lumber is loaded. Then homeward bound for England across the stormy North Atlantic, the hurrican and shipwreck--and the last of the "Mertola." 023933

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Lighthearted Journey, Greene, Anne Bosworth
143 Lighthearted Journey
Greene, Anne Bosworth
New York Century Company 1930 First Hardcover Very Good+ poor Jacket 
Stated First Printing, decorated American trade binding in original dust jacket. Purple cloth boards with blue and gold decoration on cover and spine, gold lettering. No fraying or wear, Top left corner has a little fading, 1/4" fading along top spine edge, otherwise bright and clean; 1/8" closed tear at top center spine edge. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names or bookplates. Illustrated with full page photographs. 450 pages. Dust jacket has long diagonal closed tear with tape repair, assorted chips and tears, 1/4" chipping along top spine edge, water stain to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A trip by motor through the heart of France. 026230

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Down North on the Labrador, Grenfell, Wilfred T.
144 Down North on the Labrador
Grenfell, Wilfred T.
New York Fleming H. Revell 1911 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket 
NIce decorated American trade binding, a scarcer title. Very clean light green cloth boards with white and black decoration (sailing ships amongst ice floes). Stamped black lettering, black line border on cover, black lettering on spine. Very slight surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name and place neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontis photo portrait of Grenfell on his ship with tissue guard (total of 12 full page photo illustrations). 229 pages. 025412

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Tales of Labrador, Grenfell, Wilfred T.
145 Tales of Labrador
Grenfell, Wilfred T.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1916 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean blue-gray cloth boards with white stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 240 pgs. 8vo. Adventure. 015475

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Adventures to Imagine - Thrilling Escapes in North America, Guttman, Peter
146 Adventures to Imagine - Thrilling Escapes in North America
Guttman, Peter
Fodor's Travel Publications 1997 0-679-00020-8 / 9780679000204 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
79 pgs. Fine in Fine DJ - archival quality mylar cover Very clean and tight book with no names or writing inside. Clean glossy white hardbound boards with red and black lettering. Beautiful clean dustjacket with no chipping, not price clipped. Wonderful travel adventure ideas (iceboating on Hudson River, mountain biking through Utah, canoeing in the everglades, hot air ballooning, dogsledding, and more!) with glorious full-color photographs that are art quality. A gorgeous book.Travel. 002495

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The Saturday Book - 16, Hadfield, John (Editor)
147 The Saturday Book - 16
Hadfield, John (Editor)
London Hutchinson & Company 1956 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket and BOX. The sixteenth annual issue of THE SATURDAY BOOK. Very clean beige cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Decorated endpapers, with tasteful oval previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. Color frontispiece illustration "The Proposal" by Sir David Scott. Beautifully illustrated with drawings, photographs and color prints. Four colour plates engraved and printed by the Grout Engraving company, Ltd. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has a 2" closed tear near spine fold, is not price clipped (30s.net on front inside flap). In original illustrated sturdy box which is clean and bright, with tiny scrape to one corner, a little cracking at two lid corners, repaired with tape.. Contributions by many well known authors and artists, including Evelyn Waugh, Robert Gibbings, Laurence Whistler and many more. Subjects include poetry, exquisite crafts, ghost stories, travel, English fashion for men, courtship in clay, collectible snuff boxes, and more. 023677

Price: 25.00 USD
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Desert Winds, Hafsa
148 Desert Winds
Hafsa
New York/London The Century Co. 1927 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with black illustration and stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 386 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and a clean fold-out map. 8vo. Adventure. 011698

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149 Journey to the End of an Era
Hall, Melvin
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1947 Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. No names, writing or bookplates. 438 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, has wear to edges, corner chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Adventure. 005802

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Sea and the Ice: A Naturalist in Antarctica, Halle, Louis J.; National Audubon Society
150 The Sea and the Ice: A Naturalist in Antarctica
Halle, Louis J.; National Audubon Society
Boston Published In Cooperation With The National Audubon Society By Houghton Mifflin 1973 0395154707 / 9780395154700 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Printing - A" on copyright page, in clean dust jacket. Clean navy blue cloth boards with white heron and silver lettering on cover, silver and white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean map-decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Introduction by Les Line. Illustrated with photographs, maps and diagrams. 286 pages with index. Clean jacket is unfaded, no chips, hint of wear at top and bottom spine edges, small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From "The Audubon Library", this is a naturalist's book, enhanced by the author's knowledge of the history, geography, and exploration of Antarctica. Halle's account is alive with the beauty, the astonishment, the uniqueness of the area, the birds of the sea, and the whales and other mammals of the sea and the ice. 021784

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151 Islands at the Edge of Time: A Journey to America's Barrier Islands
Hansen, Gunnar
Island Press 1993 1-55963-251-8 / 9781559632515 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean brown boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 222 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings and maps. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Travel. 010979

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The Zanzibar Chest: A Story of Life, Love and Death in Foreign Lands, Hartley, Aidan
152 The Zanzibar Chest: A Story of Life, Love and Death in Foreign Lands
Hartley, Aidan
New York, New York, U.S.A. Atlantic Monthly Press 2003 0-87113-871-9 / 9780871138712 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. Nice sharp corner tips, mere hint of slightest edge wear at base of spine, no tears, no fraying. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 414 pgs. Clean crisp dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A sweeping and beautiful African journey. 8vo. Adventure. 015484

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The Zanzibar Chest: A Story of Life, Love, and Death in Foreign Lands, Hartley, Aidan
153 The Zanzibar Chest: A Story of Life, Love, and Death in Foreign Lands
Hartley, Aidan
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 2003 0871138719 / 9780871138712 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 414 pages. Dust jacket has no tears, not price clipped, small scrape to surface lamination of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Beautiful, sweeping book about Africa, written by a man who grew up there, and returned as a journalist covering Africa in the 1990's. 023965

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Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Hazleton, Lesley
154 Jerusalem, Jerusalem
Hazleton, Lesley
Boston and New York Atlantic Monthly Press 1986 0-87113-064-5 / 9780871130648 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean red boards with black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 243 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Gift quality. "Everyone who cares about Israel should read Lesley Hazleton's Jerusalem, Jerusalem. Through the strong feelings and ifnormed mind of an ardent admirer one sees the internal threats that confront Israel as muc has extern pressures: religious intolerance, racism, impatience with democracy. Ms. Hazleton brings tormenting truths to life." - Anthony Lewis of the New York Times 8 Vo. Israel. 012237

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PrairyErth: (A Deep Map), Heat-Moon, William Least
155 PrairyErth: (A Deep Map)
Heat-Moon, William Least
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1991 0-395-48602-5 / 9780395486023 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Very clean beige boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers (illustrated with maps). No names, writing or bookplates. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on half-title page. 624 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, price clipped corner on front inside flap; removable sticker on front "Autographed Copy - Borders Book Shop". Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Large 8vo. Travel. 013504

Price: 35.00 USD
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In Far Japan - Glimpses and Sketches, Hedges, Frank H.
156 In Far Japan - Glimpses and Sketches
Hedges, Frank H.
Japan Hokuseido Press 1946 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Very nice clean hardcover (pressed paper hardboard with clean unchipped paste-on labels on cover and spine), in original glassine wrapper. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Black and white illustrations. 330 pages. 024339

Price: 45.00 USD
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A Pioneer Through Time, Heilig, Matthias R.
157 A Pioneer Through Time
Heilig, Matthias R.
New York The American Press 1963 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Orange cloth boards are clean, with crisp black lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks, top of pages (top text block edge) has faint water stain. 314 pages. Dust jacket has very slight soiling to rear panel (faint water mark at top edge), one short closed edge tear, tiny chip at base of rear panel edge, size of match head. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The hero of this intriguing novel is literally immortal, a Stone Age man who, through some mysterious agency, is destined to live from his time to our own, traveling through all of humanity's past experiments in civilization. 027400

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A Loiterer in New York - Discoveries Made by a Rambler Through Obvious Yet Unsought Highways and Byways, Henderson, Helen W.
158 A Loiterer in New York - Discoveries Made by a Rambler Through Obvious Yet Unsought Highways and Byways
Henderson, Helen W.
New York George H. Doran 1917 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Probable second printing (no GHD symbol on copyright page). Decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with gold lettering, gold bridge decoration on cover. Slight surface wear to corners, no 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 photo illustration of the Plaza fountains in New York City, with tissue guard; 86 illustrations total. Preface by Paul W. Bartlett. 454 pages. A large book in which the author explores New York City's history, art and architecture, including churches, bridges, libraries, statues, museums and great hotels. 022841

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Wonders of the African World, Henry Louis Gates Jr.
159 Wonders of the African World
Henry Louis Gates Jr.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1999 0375402357 / 9780375402357 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Beautifully illustrated front and rear boards with black spine, white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. As new condition. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean black endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with maps, gorgeous photographs by Lynn Davis. 275 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. "From Ethiopia to Nuia, from Swahili country to West Africa, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., takes us on a fascinating journey, teaching us about the great civilizations we do not know well enough and making us reconsider the Africa we thought we already understood." - Rev. Jesse Jackson 026697

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The White Continent: The Story of Antarctica, Henry, Thomas R.
160 The White Continent: The Story of Antarctica
Henry, Thomas R.
New York William Sloane 1950 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
257 pgs. VG+ in VG DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Clean blue and white cloth boards; binding tight & square. Pages clean, no names or writing inside. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, has some chipping at top of spine, a little wear at corners."No one who starts this book can possibly help but finish it." - John P. MarquandAdventure. 003179

Price: 10.00 USD
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