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Jottings From A Cruise, Green, Captain Alfred J.
201 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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202 The Dream at the End of the World: Paul Bowles and the Literary Renegades in Tangier
Green, Michelle
New York Harper Collins 1991 0-06-016571-5 / 9780060165710 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line. Clean maroon boards with clean black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean maroon endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 381 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, light corner crease at front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A splendid account of palmy days in the last great paradise of our century, Morocco. Author presents a richly detailed portrait of one of the most extraordinary groups of individuals ever to have congregated in a single location: writers and heiresses, drug addicts and pederasts, artists and con men--all lured by the raffish city of Tangier that promised a full range of unconventional pleasures. At the center of the community was Paul Bowles, a critically acclaimed writer and composer, and his wife Jane, a brilliant playwright. 8vo. Adventure. 017459

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Lighthearted Journey, Greene, Anne Bosworth
203 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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High Dam Over Nubia, Greener, Leslie
204 High Dam Over Nubia
Greener, Leslie
New York Viking 1962 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue and green cloth boards with white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers are illustrated with maps; small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 244 pgs. Illustrated with maps. Clean dustjacket is price clipped at top corner of front inner flap, has slight edge wear and small corner chips at top spine edge, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Personal account of an archaeological adventure takes place in an intense scene as desperate efforts are made to save ancient relics of great historic importance before the flooding of 300 mile long area with the construction of the High Dam (above the Aswan Dam). 8vo. Archaeology. 015649

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Westward with Fremont: The Story of Solomon Carvalho, Greenspan, Sophie
205 Westward with Fremont: The Story of Solomon Carvalho
Greenspan, Sophie
Philadelphia The Jewish Publication Society of America 1969 First Hard Cover Very Good Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with white lettering on cover and spine. Very little wear, some fading to extreme edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Maps on endpapers. No names or bookplates. 164 pgs. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, has two 1-1/2" closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Exploration. 006739

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Flying Too High (Phryne Fisher Mysteries), Greenwood, Kerry
206 Flying Too High (Phryne Fisher Mysteries)
Greenwood, Kerry
Scottsdale, Arizona Poisoned Pen Press 2006 1590582373 / 9781590582374 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Hardcover Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean moss green boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean; stamped with "Complimentary Review Copy from Poisoned Pen Press, etc." on front free endpaper. 156 pages. Clean bright illustrated dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Phryne Fisher's second adventure - in nice collectible condition. 028049

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Daughter of the Sun - A Tale of Adventure, Gregory, Jackson
207 Daughter of the Sun - A Tale of Adventure
Gregory, Jackson
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1921 Reprint Hardcover Very Good 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Brown cloth boards with orange and black decoration, black lettering. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. No complete dust jacket, but beautiful illustration from the dust jacket is pasted to front free endpaper. Frontispiece illustration in black and white. 271 pages. 027419

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Adrift On An Ice-Pan, Grenfell, Wilfred T.
208 Adrift On An Ice-Pan
Grenfell, Wilfred T.
Boston/New York Houghton Mifflin 1909 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
First Edition, with "Copyright 1909" and "Published June,1909" on copyright page. Green cloth boards with illustration, black lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Light soiling, some wear to spine corners, tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. A few pages have light soiling. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontis portrait of Grenfell with printed signature beneath photo, tissue guard; additional black & white photo illustrations. 69 pgs. 12mo. Adventure. 016475

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Down North on the Labrador, Grenfell, Wilfred T.
209 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.
210 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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Ken Ward in the Jungle, Grey, Zane
211 Ken Ward in the Jungle
Grey, Zane
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1912 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Later printing in clean illustrated dust jacket. Orange cloth boards with black lettering, illustration of jungle cat on cover, black lettering and small illustration on spine. Very light soiling; no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 309 pages + 5 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Clean illustrated jacket is unchipped, a few very tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Ken Ward and his younger brother Hal take a trip into the wilds of Mexico. 021572

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Ken Ward in the Jungle, Grey, Zane
212 Ken Ward in the Jungle
Grey, Zane
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1940 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean unfaded red boards with ZG logo on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages are clean, but tanned. Clean endpapers with small previous owner name and date on front pastedown. No other marks. 309 pages. Clean bright illustrated dust jacket - no chips, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025289

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Adventures to Imagine - Thrilling Escapes in North America, Guttman, Peter
213 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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Captain Cook and the South Pacific - The Voyage of the "Endeavour" 1768-1771, Gwyther, John
214 Captain Cook and the South Pacific - The Voyage of the "Endeavour" 1768-1771
Gwyther, John
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1955 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean turquoise cloth boards with gold ship decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Frontispiece picture of the ship "Endeavour" at sea, additional black and white plates. 269 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few small edge chips and short closed edge tears. light dust-soiling to rear panel. Photo portrait and bio of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026630

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The Adventure of the Stalwart Companions, H. Paul Jeffers
215 The Adventure of the Stalwart Companions
H. Paul Jeffers
New York Harper & Row 1978 006012248X / 9780060122485 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean pale grayboards with black cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean gray endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 190 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024479

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Desert Winds, Hafsa
216 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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When The World Shook - Being an Account of the Great Adventure of Bastin, Bickley and Arbuthnot, Haggard, H. Rider
217 When The World Shook - Being an Account of the Great Adventure of Bastin, Bickley and Arbuthnot
Haggard, H. Rider
New York Longmans, Green and Co. 1919 First Hardcover Very Good minus 
Second printing of the first edition. Red cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering and decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Hint of very light soiling. A couple of small spots of wear to front board edge at bottom corner. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean but slightly tanned with blank endpapers; color frontispiece illustration by Enos B. Comstock with tissue guard. Additional two-page glossy illustrations (star charts). 407 pages. 027386

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Colonel Bull's Inheritance, Hall, Aylmer
218 Colonel Bull's Inheritance
Hall, Aylmer
Meredith Press 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean gray boards with red foil lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright. Clean maroon endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Small red penmark to bottom page edges. 250 pgs. Very clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with hint of wear and tiny closed edge tears at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The struggles of Colonel Bull when he inherits a castle eighty miles for Cork--a fast-moving adventure story of mid-eighteenth century Ireland. 8vo. Fiction. 012808

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Mid-Pacific, Hall, James Norman
219 Mid-Pacific
Hall, James Norman
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1928 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition, with 1928 on title page and copyright page. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine (very slight wear to gold lettering on spine). Pinhead size spot of wear-through at base of spine. Two very faint water spots at base of front board. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 299 pages. Author's adventures and life experiences in many places and positions, both glamorous and not, written while he was living in Tahiti. 027377

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220 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

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