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161 Captured By the Arabs
Foster, James H.
New York A. L. Burt 1933 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Orange cloth boards with black stamped lettering on cover and spine. Hint of very faint soiling. Slight wear to corners at top and bottom of spine. Binding is tight & square; pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; small previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. 244 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 013602

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Across a Darkling Plain: An American's Passage Through the Middle East, Frady, Marshall
162 Across a Darkling Plain: An American's Passage Through the Middle East
Frady, Marshall
New York Harper's Magazine Press/Harper & Row 1971 06-122500-2 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean gold/brown tweed boards with gold cloth spine, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold endpapers with previous owner name on front free endpaper. 199 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one tiny 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Travel through Egypt, Jordan and Israel, lands which have been the unseen landscape of author's childhood and whose scriptural sagas had formed the dramturgy of his own work. Marshall Frady finds between Arabs and Israelis a collision of two ages, a blind grappling of two dialectics, two realities, each barely comprehensible to the other. 8vo. Middle East. 013684

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A Scandinavian Summer, Franck, Harry A.
163 A Scandinavian Summer
Franck, Harry A.
New York Century Company 1930 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in unclipped original dust jacket (scarce). Clean green cloth boards with decorated cover, black lettering on cover and spine, small ship decoration on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. Very small old price marking at upper corner of front free endpaper; no names or bookplates. Pages are clean, slightly tanned. Liberally illustrated with black and white photographs. 397 pages. Illustrated dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (4.00 on front inside flap), shallow edge chipping at top and bottom spine ends. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025840

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Four Months Afoot in Spain, Franck, Harry A.
164 Four Months Afoot in Spain
Franck, Harry A.
New York Century Company 1911 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition, published October, 1911. Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - HB monogram on cover). Clean green cloth boards with black, green and white illustration and black and white lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs. 292 pages. 023998

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Heroes of the Wild, Fraser, Chelsea Curtis
165 Heroes of the Wild
Fraser, Chelsea Curtis
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1923 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding (signed binding - DD - Decorative Designers monogram). Green cloth boards with green and yellow decoration on cover and spine. Very light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Occasional foxing to some pages. Previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs. 372 pages. The lives and history of adventurers, including lumberjacks, cowboys, surveyors, explorers, big-game hunters, trappers, wildlife photographers. 023882

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The Sa'-Zada Tales, Fraser, W. A.
166 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

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Great Railway Journeys of the World, Frayn, Michael; Palin, Michael; Kennedy, Ludovic; Robson, Eric; Thompson, Brian; Wood, Michael
167 Great Railway Journeys of the World
Frayn, Michael; Palin, Michael; Kennedy, Ludovic; Robson, Eric; Thompson, Brian; Wood, Michael
New York E. P. Dutton Inc. 1982 0525241523 / 9780525241522 First Hardcover 
Very clean hardcover book in clean original dust jacket. Unfaded black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs, maps. 182 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028100

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The Silence of the North, Fredrickson, Olive A. with Ben East
168 The Silence of the North
Fredrickson, Olive A. with Ben East
New York Crown 1972 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean pale gray cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean golden endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 209 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023532

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Europe: A Journey with Pictures, Fremantle, Anne and Bryan Holme
169 Europe: A Journey with Pictures
Fremantle, Anne and Bryan Holme
Studio Publications/Thomas Y. Crowell 1954 Cloth Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards. Binding tight &square. No names or writing inside, a little age-toning to inside endpaper edges from jacket. Illustrated with wonderful black & white and color photographs. 248 pgs. with index. Dust jacket encased in an older plastic cover that is not removable. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. WARD01230

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Abroad On Her Own, Friedman, Roslyn
170 Abroad On Her Own
Friedman, Roslyn
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1966 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean, unfaded dark blue cloth boards with small gold decoration on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean. Clean bright red endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 192 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. A well cared-for book! Timeless advice for women on traveling alone and enjoying every minute of it. 027950

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171 The Crossing of Antarctica - The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58
Fuch, Sir Vivian and Sir Edmund Hillary
London Cassell 1959 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and maps. 558 pp. with index. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has very shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/4"), slight soiling to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020347

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A Season for Wilderness: The Journal of a Summer in Canoe Country, Furtman, Michael
172 A Season for Wilderness: The Journal of a Summer in Canoe Country
Furtman, Michael
Minocqua, Wisconsin North Word Press 1989 1559710055 / 9781559710053 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Dark green cloth boards with cream lettering on cover and spine. Bump and very small tear to lower board edge. No fading, binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautiful illustrations by Susan Robinson. 241 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has several short closed edge tears, very shallow chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025965

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Hard Alee - Cruising Foreign, Gardner, G. Peabody
173 Hard Alee - Cruising Foreign
Gardner, G. Peabody
Salem, Massachusetts Peabody Museum 1977 0875770525 / 9780875770529 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean book in original dust jacket. Beige cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers designed by Samuel H. Bryant. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dust jacket has fading to top edges and spine, no chips or tears, very small scrape (smaller than a pea) to spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An indefatigable sightseer and sailor, Peabody leads the reader through marketplaces and monasteries, temples and taverns, freely sharing his fund of classical Greek history,m literature, and mythology and his keen eye for colorful detail. Back aboard the boat, a refreshing swim, leisurely cocktails, and a memorable meal preface an exhilarating sail to the next glimpse of life and history in Grecian islands. 024963

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Africa is Adventure, Gatti, Attilio
174 Africa is Adventure
Gatti, Attilio
London Frederick Muller Ltd. 1960 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean maroon cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. 240 pgs. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, has very slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "In 39 years of African travel, Commander Gatti has come to know the Continent as few men can. On his latest expedition to Kenya, Tanganyika nad Zulu-land, he faced the most unusual challenges of his entire career." 8vo. Africa. 013253

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Sahara - The Great Desert, Gautier, E. F. (Authorized translation by Dorothy Ford Mayhew)
175 Sahara - The Great Desert
Gautier, E. F. (Authorized translation by Dorothy Ford Mayhew)
New York: Morningside Heights Columbia University Press 1935 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, authorized translation by Dorothy Ford Mayhew, Librarian, Institute of Geographical Exploration, Harvard University; with a Foreword by Douglas Johnson, Professor of Physiography in Columbia University. Clean brown cloth boards with black illustration on cover wrapping around spine and rear board. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Small edge fragment of bookplate on front paste-down, small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper; no other marks. 264 pp. with index, fold-out map in excellent condition at rear of book. Illustrated with sepia photographs, diagrams. 020321

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Tales of a Female Nomad: Living at Large in the World, Gelman, Rita Golden
176 Tales of a Female Nomad: Living at Large in the World
Gelman, Rita Golden
New York Crown 2001 0609606425 / 9780609606421 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Second Printing of the First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean ivory boards with black cloth spine, gold stamped lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and signed by the author on back of front free endpaper: Sept 2001, For Candy, Enjoy those trips to Africa. Don't Stop! - Best, Rita Golden Gelman." 311 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A journey filled with cultural interactions and human observations. An inspirational travel narrative. 027388

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Sweet Cork of Thee, Gibbings, Robert
177 Sweet Cork of Thee
Gibbings, Robert
New York E. P. Dutton 1951 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Engravings By Author 
Clean green cloth boards with gold seagull on cover, gold bells and lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean maps on endpapers. 235 pgs. Illustrated with beautiful engravings by author. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, chip at top edge of rear panel, and a few very short closed edge tears. Photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 012044

Price: 14.00 USD
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Rio, Gibson, Hugh
178 Rio
Gibson, Hugh
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1937 First Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean dark blue cloth boards with green title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, illustrated with maps. 264 pgs. illustrated with black & white plates. Stunning photographic dustjacket has small price clip at top corner of front inside flap, several smallish edge chips, slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A gorgeous panorama, with viwtas and close-ups, of the world's most beautiful harbor city, written by a brilliant writer and Pan-American Diplomat of the time. 018557

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The 92nd Tiger, Gilbert, Michael
179 The 92nd Tiger
Gilbert, Michael
Harper & Row 1973 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names or bookplates. 212 pgs. Dustjacket is unclipped, has chip at base of spine (maximum 1/3"), two tiny closed tears at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Adventure. 005590

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London Zoo, Gleeson, Gertrude
180 London Zoo
Gleeson, Gertrude
New York Robert M. McBride & Co. 1933 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition. Very clean brown cloth boards with red title box on cover and spine. No fraying or wear; two tiny bumps to board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Red top stained page edges. Clean photo illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 323 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny chips at top of spine, one 1" closed edge tear with some creasing near tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. In "London Zoo", Gertrude Gleeson tells how creatures from all over the world are brought tousands of miles to the zoo and how they live there. In a veritable panorama of natural history we see the lives of creatures of all kinds, their odd habits, their fits of temperament, their maladies, their feats of prowess, even their romances and emotional problems. 8vo. Natural History. 012442

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