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Land of Dahori: Tales of New Guinea, Ruhen, Olaf
301 Land of Dahori: Tales of New Guinea
Ruhen, Olaf
Philadelphia/New York J. B. Lippincott 1957 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean turquoise cloth boards with illustration on cover, black lettering and decoration on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 278 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very slight wear to corners, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author explores a writer's paradise--a land of witchcraft and taboos, evil spirits and pagan idols; a land invaded by white men--with their own separate beliefs, customs and innovations--who set up courts of justice and lead dangerous patrols into unknown territory. 8vo. Adventure. 013897

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302 The Secret Islands: An Exploration
Russell, Franklin
New York W. W. Norton 1965 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Clean turquoise cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Maps on endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 238 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author explores the northern islands, inhabited and uninhabited, lying off the eastern coasts of Canada and Newfoundland. 8vo. Exploration. 011289

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The Edge of the Orient, Russell, Howard
303 The Edge of the Orient
Russell, Howard
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1896 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket 
Yellow cloth boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Light soiling to spine, slight wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, no foxing. Chips to some of the page edges (margins only). Previous owner name and date (1897) on front free endpaper. Publishing date 1896 on title page and copyright page. Illustrated with drawings and photo plates. 288 pgs. 013543

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The Wildest Game, Ryhiner, Peter (as told to Daniel P. Mannix)
304 The Wildest Game
Ryhiner, Peter (as told to Daniel P. Mannix)
Philadelphia J. P. Lippincott 1958 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean bright unclipped original jacket. Review copy, with review slip and glossy black and white photo of author laid in. Clean brown marbled boards with black cloth spine, some faint spots to cloth along front spine edge. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 320 pages. Dustjacket is clean, unchipped, unclipped (4.95 on front inside flap), hint of slight edge wear at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The animal collecting expeditions of Peter Ryhiner to South America, Africa, India, Southeast Asia and Indonesia. 022397

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Captain's Table, Sarah Edington
305 Captain's Table
Sarah Edington
National Maritime Museum 2005 0948065575 / 9780948065576 First Hardcover Fine 
First Edition, First Printing. Very clean illustrated cover. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. All pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with photographs, art, historical images. Chock full of recipes from the ships and the history of the great ocean liners, how passengers ate and played. 144 pages with index. 027026

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The Gates of Africa - Death, Discovery, and the Search for Timbuktu, Sattin, Anthony
306 The Gates of Africa - Death, Discovery, and the Search for Timbuktu
Sattin, Anthony
New York St. Martin's Press 2005 0-312-33643-8 / 9780312336431 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition, with full number line, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded black baords with gold lettering on spine. Slight bumping to spine ends, corners tips are sharp. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 382 pgs. Illustrated with full color plates. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderfully written book combining scholarship and romance in perfect balance. Begins in 1788, when a group of British gentlemen -- geographers, scholars, politicians, humantiarians, and traders -- decide it's time to solve the mysteries of Africa's unknow interior regions. 018859

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307 Golden Shadows, Flying Hooves
Schaller, George B.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1973 0-394-47243-8 / 9780394472430 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with blind-stamped illustration and lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean illustrated endpapers (small previous owner name/date on lower corner of front free endpaper). Pages and edges are clean. 287 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very slight edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "The full personal story behind his now famous study about lion behavior--what it was like to live for three years in the wild plains of Tanzania, with his wife and sons, conducting close-up observations of the great African predators". 009035

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In Ports Afar, Schell, Edwin A.
308 In Ports Afar
Schell, Edwin A.
New York / Cincinnati Abingdon Press 1914 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean decorated binding (dark blue cloth boards with gold decoration and lettering on cover and spine). Hint of light surface wear to corners, no bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with gilt top page edges. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper, small neatly penned one-line inscription on back of frontis illustration. Color frontis illustration of the Jordan River, color illustration of Baguio, Luzon in author's foreword. 265 pages. Author's travels through Greece, the Middle East, India, the Phillipines and more. 021075

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309 Lessons of the Road: An Overland Journey to the East
Schiffer, Michael
New York Kenan Press 1980 0-671-25380-8 / 9780671253806 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean beige boards with blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Maps on endpapers. Small remainder mark on bottom text block page edges. No names, writing or bookplates. 252 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, slight crease to front flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "Harvard graduate sweeps the reader into a journey that takes him from a wine harvest in France to a hippies' paradise on the Aegean, and on a unique overland trek through the heartland of Asia." 8vo. Adventure. 009037

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International Hotel And Resort Design, Schmid, Anne M.; Scoviak-Lerner, Mary
310 International Hotel And Resort Design
Schmid, Anne M.; Scoviak-Lerner, Mary
New York PBC International, Inc. / Hotels & Restuarants International 1988 0866360689 / 9780866360685 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean original dust jacket. Size: approx. 9-1/2" x 12-3/4". Very clean gray cloth boards with blind stamped lettering on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs. 256 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, no creasing. The interiors of fine hotels and historic inns around the world depicted in full color photographs. 023858

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Himalayan Passage: Seven Months in the High Country of Tibet, Nepal, China, India and Pakistan, Schmidt, Jeremy
311 Himalayan Passage: Seven Months in the High Country of Tibet, Nepal, China, India and Pakistan
Schmidt, Jeremy
Seattle, WA The Mountaineers 1991 0-89886-262-0 / 9780898862621 First Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue boards with blue faux leather spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Light bump to one corner tip. No other wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers are illustrated with maps; no names, writing or marks. 302 pgs. Illustrated with beautiful full color photographs by Patrick Morrow. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Winner of the first Barbara Savage "Miles From Nowhere" Memorial Award. "In the Himalaya, you can never be sure of getting where you want to be, whether in body or spirit. The mountains are full of surprises and politics and changes of plan, but then, that's the essence of travel. If you knew everything about a place before getting there, why woudl you go?" - from the introduction 8vo. Mountaineering. 013376

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312 To Lay a Hearth
Scovel, Myra
New York,Evanston, London Harper & Row 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 148 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author returns home to America to live after almost 30 years living in an oriental culture. 8vo. Travel. 008685

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The Viking Bodleys - An Excursion into Norway and Denmark, Scudder, Horace E.
313 The Viking Bodleys - An Excursion into Norway and Denmark
Scudder, Horace E.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1885 Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Decorated paper covered boards and spine. 1885 on title page, Copyright 1884 on copyright page. Wear-through to paper at corners, spots of wear-through to edges. Clean boards. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Decorated endpapers, old previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Beautiful black and white illustrations throughout; black and white frontis illustration with tissue guard. Light foxing to prelimanary pages. 190 pages + two pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 021472

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The Golden Antilles, Severin, Timothy
314 The Golden Antilles
Severin, Timothy
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1970 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page in clean dustjacket. Clean yellow-orange cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, clean purple top stained page edges with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 336 pp. + index. 24 pages of illustrations, map. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny shallow chips at top spine edge, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020287

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Tents and Towers of Arabia, Shaffer, Robert
315 Tents and Towers of Arabia
Shaffer, Robert
New York Dodd Mead 1952 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, in original unclipped jacket. Clean black cloth boards with unchipped silver lettering and pink decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps; no names, writing or marks. 276 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped (4.00 on front inside flap), a few very small edge chips and short closed edge tears, very light soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Robert Shaffer's wry enjoyment of the sights, sounds and smells of Arabia endows his impressionso f that arid land with a genuine enchantment. 018954

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316 In the Company of Dolphins
Shaw, Irwin
1964 Bernard Geis Associates First Hard Cover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue boards with small gold dolphins on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 154 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has short closed tears at top of spine, one 1/16" closed tear at top edge of front panel, very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Adventure. 011651

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Wider Horizons - An American Student's Adventure in World Friendship, Sherk, Warren A.
317 Wider Horizons - An American Student's Adventure in World Friendship
Sherk, Warren A.
Dansville, NY F. A. Owen Publishing Company 1941 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Very clean book in original dust jacket, book is SIGNED by the author. Unfaded brown cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed "Warren A. Sherk" on front free endpaper. Frontispiece photo of the author. Illustrated with photographs by the author. 224 pages. Clean dust jacket has two very small shallow edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The experiences of an American student during an eight-month period abroad which included adventures in India, Burma, Thailand and the Phillipines. 027409

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Susan B. Anthony Slept Here: A Guide to American Women's Landmarks, Sherr, Lynn and Jurate Kazickas
318 Susan B. Anthony Slept Here: A Guide to American Women's Landmarks
Sherr, Lynn and Jurate Kazickas
New York Times Books 1994 0-8129-2223-9 / 9780812922233 Soft Cover Near FIne No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean softcover book. No creasing or chipping. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 579 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. A grand tour of women's place in American history and the historical sites and landmarks that honor them throughout the United States. Large 8vo. Women. 013535

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Road to Volgograd, Sillitoe, Alan
319 Road to Volgograd
Sillitoe, Alan
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1964 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean turquoise cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 176 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, a few tiny chips at top and bottom spine edges, blue ink stain on rear panel, author's photograph on inside rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A young English novelist's journey through the Soviet Union in the mid-sixties (author also wrote "The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Runner', "The General", and others. 024839

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Romantic Castles and Palaces - As Seen and Described by Famous Writers, Singleton, Esther
320 Romantic Castles and Palaces - As Seen and Described by Famous Writers
Singleton, Esther
New York Dodd Mead 1901 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Stated First Edition, clean and bright decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram AM - Alice C. Morse). Clean green cloth boards with lots of unrubbed gold decoration, stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges, clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated throughout with black and white plates. 395 pages. 026059

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