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Across a Darkling Plain: An American's Passage Through the Middle East, Frady, Marshall
181 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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Four Months Afoot in Spain, Franck, Harry A.
182 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
183 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 Silence of the North, Fredrickson, Olive A. with Ben East
184 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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Organized Confusion, French, Sarah
185 Organized Confusion
French, Sarah
Vantage Press 1968 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Signed "Sarah French Fall" on front free endpaper. No other writing or marks. 94 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, not price clipped, has one tiny closed tear. Photo portrait of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Lovers of hunting, fishing, and camping will be delighted by these memoirs of the wife of a dedicated amateur woodsman, who has accompanied her husband on many trips into the wilderness. The great woods of northern Minnesota and southern Ontario is the scene of her lucidly written forest adventures. 026408

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The Campfire Girls Solve a Mystery - Or, The Christmas Adventure at Carver House, Frey, Hildegard G.
186 The Campfire Girls Solve a Mystery - Or, The Christmas Adventure at Carver House
Frey, Hildegard G.
New York A. L. Burt 1919 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean pale greenish beige cloth boards decorated with illustration of girls swimming at a campsite, girl holding paddle on spine. Tiny spot of wear at one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Black and white frontispiece illustration. 235 pages. 022973

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187 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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188 Beyond the Poseidon Adventure
Gallico, Paul
New York Delacorte Press 1978 0-440-00453-5 / 9780440004530 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean black boards with gilt lettering on black cloth spine. No surface wear or bumping. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Clean, bright sky blue endpapers. Pages are very clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. 237 pgs. Clean, bright dustjacket is not price clipped with some minor edgewear to top/base of spine and corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Fiction. 014677

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189 Beyond the Poseidon Adventure
Gallico, Paul
New York Delacorte Press 1978 0-440-00453-5 / 9780440004530 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Very clean black boards with gilt lettering on black cloth spine. No surface wear or bumping. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Clean, bright blue endpapers. Pages are very clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. 237 pgs. Clean, bright dustjacket is not price clipped with some minor edgewear and a 1-1/2" chip with creasing to top left corner of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Fiction. 014735

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190 The Boy Who Invented the Bubble Gun
Gallico, Paul
New York Delacorte Press 1974 0-440-01789-0 / 9780440017899 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
Very clean ivory cloth boards with gold author's name on cover, blue cloth spine with gold lettering. No bumping or wear. Bindiing is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean red endpapers. 255 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket, unfaded, unchipped, no tears, small price clip to front flap corner. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A suspenseful and beguiling tale by the author of "The Poseidon Adventure" and many other well-loved novels. 8vo. Fiction. 011503

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Desert Mavericks: Caught and Branded, Ganson, Eve
191 Desert Mavericks: Caught and Branded
Ganson, Eve
Santa Barbara, California Wallace Hebberd 1928 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Author illustrated 
First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Clean burgundy cloth boards with blue lettering on cover and spine. Hint of surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings. Foreword by Dr. William T. Hornaday. Clean jacket with price intact (2.00 on rear inside flap), shallow chipping ata base of spine (1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Humorous adventures with wild animals on the Sonora Desert illustrated with cartoons and drawings. 019870

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Hard Alee - Cruising Foreign, Gardner, G. Peabody
192 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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Jack Holborn, Garfield, Leon
193 Jack Holborn
Garfield, Leon
New York Pantheon 1965 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Antony Maitland, Illustrator 
First Edition in clean original unclipped jacket. Very clean red cloth boards with black compass decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 250 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped (3.75 on front inside flap), unchipped, with one short closed edge tear at base of rear panel (under 1"), light rubbing to corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A young stowaway finds that his fate is strangely bound up with pirates on the ship, as the enigmatic Captain claims to know the secret of his parentage. An exotic and adventurous tale along the lines of "Treasure Island." This was the author's first book. 018965

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PAID AND LOVING EYES, Gash, Jonathan
194 PAID AND LOVING EYES
Gash, Jonathan
New York St. Martin's Press 1993 0312093616 / 9780312093617 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped jacket. Clean black boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 261 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped (19.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, one closed tear at top rear panel edge (1"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Gash's antiques-dealing, sleuthing rogue Lovejoy is back for a dazzling adventure that takes him from East Anglia to Paris, Zurich, and the heart of the underground antiques trade. 019544

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Africa is Adventure, Gatti, Attilio
195 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)
196 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
197 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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Rio, Gibson, Hugh
198 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
199 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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The 92nd Tiger, Gilbert, Michael
200 The 92nd Tiger
Gilbert, Michael
Harper & Row 1973 0-06-011533-5 / 9780060115333 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good++ Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No wear, very slight shallow bump to board edge. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 212 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, a few tiny faint spots to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 012225

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