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Man Eater Motel - And Other Stops on the Railway to Nowhere: An East African Traveler's Nighbook, Boyles, Denis
41 Man Eater Motel - And Other Stops on the Railway to Nowhere: An East African Traveler's Nighbook
Boyles, Denis
New York Ticknor and Fields 1991 0-395-58082-X / 9780395580820 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean beige boards (one tiny small faint spot on lower edge of front board), clean brown cloth 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. Maps on endpapers. Illustrated with photographs. 253 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "Denis Boyles tells the truth about Africa, something few modern writers do. He tells the truth about Africa in a way no one has dared to since Evelyn Waugh. And he faced very real dangers looking for that truth. Neither his courage nor his humor failed him." - P. J. O'Rourke 8 vo.. Adventure. 011044

Price: 12.00 USD
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An American Family on the African Frontier: The Burnham Family Letters, 1893-1896, Bradford, Mary and Richard
42 An American Family on the African Frontier: The Burnham Family Letters, 1893-1896
Bradford, Mary and Richard
Roberts Rinehart 1993 1-879373-66-1 / 9781879373662 Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Small remainder mark on bottom page edges. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007798

Price: 14.00 USD
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Third Class World - A Roving Philosopher Observes the Common Man, Bradshaw, Marion J.
43 Third Class World - A Roving Philosopher Observes the Common Man
Bradshaw, Marion J.
Bangor, Maine Marion J. Bradshaw 1938 Deluxe Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
Deluxe Limited Edition (this being number 487 of five hundred copies) SIGNED by the author and in original dust jacket. Clean, unfaded black cloth boards with gold decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Errata sheet laid in. With one hundred twenty full page reproductions of the author's photographs and five itinerary maps. Photographs are gorgeous, clean and sharp, and are accompanied by clean printed tissue guards. 269 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, and enclosed in archival quality removable mylar. Printed with the finest materials and containing full page photos of unusual beauty, this highly readable illustrated travelogue covers author's diverse travels around the world from Japan to Moscow to the Himalayas and beyond. As a visiting philosopher, he gets the people's views and reactions to foreign exploitation and their thoughts on religion as he mingles with the low castes of India, the coolies of China, and the poor of Japan. Dr. Bradshaw observes life as he found it among the people, and reported it faithfully without a preconceived agenda. 023463

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On the Road to Bagdad, Brereton, Lieutenant Colonel
44 On the Road to Bagdad
Brereton, Lieutenant Colonel
London Blackie 1920 Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket Wal Paget, Illustrator 
Lovely decorated binding in original illustrated dust jacket. No date of publication, circa 1920. Very clean beige cloth boards with brown, blue and white illustration of charging horse and rider in turban on cover, palm trees and distant desert city on spine. Dark brown lettering. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Wal Paget. 384 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3/6 net on front inside flap), has several edge chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024624

Price: 50.00 USD
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Fidelio - My Voyage to a Distant Shore, Bridwell, Rodger
45 Fidelio - My Voyage to a Distant Shore
Bridwell, Rodger
New York Dutton 1986 0525243976 / 9780525243977 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped jacket. Very clean pale blue boards with white cloth spine, gold and red lettering on spine. No bumping, soiling or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 227 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020549

Price: 15.00 USD
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Shots Heard Round the World - An Ambassador's Hunting Adventures on Four Continents, Briggs, Ellis O.
46 Shots Heard Round the World - An Ambassador's Hunting Adventures on Four Continents
Briggs, Ellis O.
New York Viking Press 1957 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Rudolf Freund, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean brown marbled paper covered boards with beige buckram cloth spine, brown title box with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with exception of glue mark between two pages (where a bookplate may have been). No additional names, writing or marks. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers, slight yellowing. Beautiful full color illustrations by Rudolf Freund, one of the foremost American wildlife artists. 149 pages. Dust jacket has age-toning, is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, 3/4" chip at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Hunting stories told with warmth and humor by Ellis O. Briggs, who was U.S. Ambassador to Brazil. Set on four continents including Patagonia, Czechoslovakia, Korea, Liberia, 022740

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Tribes of the Sahara, Briggs, Lloyd Cabot
47 Tribes of the Sahara
Briggs, Lloyd Cabot
Cambridge Harvard University Press 1960 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 295 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very slight surface wear at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This book is the result of twelve years of field and library work, replacing myths and exaggerations with factual information every bit as exciting, mysterious and romantic. Collectible quality first edition. 8vo. Middle East. 014390

Price: 40.00 USD
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In Transit: An Heroi-Cyclic Novel (Irish Literature Series), Brigid Brophy
48 In Transit: An Heroi-Cyclic Novel (Irish Literature Series)
Brigid Brophy
Dalkey Archive Press 2002 1564783235 / 9781564783233 First Paperback 
First Dalkey printing - very clean and bright trade paperback. No creasing, chipping or wear. As new condition. Introduction by Christine Brooke-Rose. 236 pages. Described as a "transsexual adventure" and subtitled "an heroi-cyclic novel," this witty and perceptive eamination of the mind of the contemporary traveler defies classification. 023717

Price: 14.00 USD
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The Majic Bus: An American Odyssey, Brinkley, Douglas
49 The Majic Bus: An American Odyssey
Brinkley, Douglas
Harcourt Brace 1993 0151556946 / 9780151556946 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean white boards with bright blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean map-illustrated endpapers - very small previous owner name and date neatly printed in corner of half-title page, very inconspicuous. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 513 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The travel adventures of a young history professor takes seventeen undergraduates across America in a learning-adventure-on-wheels, where the students learn by seeing and doing. The class visits 30 states and ten national parks, reads twelve books by great American writers, they see Bob Dylan in Seattle, gamble at a Vegas casino, dance to Bourbon Street jazz in New Orleans...and so much more. 027515

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Away to the Gaspe, Brinley, Gordon
50 Away to the Gaspe
Brinley, Gordon
Garden City, NY Garden City Publishing 1940 Reprint Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Reprint edition (1940) in original dust jacket. Very clean yellow-gold cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No previous owner markings. Illustrated by Putnam Brinley. 200 pages. Dust jacket has slight edge wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Delightful guide to the East coast of Quebec. 023833

Price: 10.00 USD
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Maps & Dreams, Brody, Hugh
51 Maps & Dreams
Brody, Hugh
New York Pantheon 1982 0-394-52104-8 / 9780394521046 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean beige boards with brown cloth spine, dark brown lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. No names, writing or bookplates. Small remainder mark to top page edges. 297 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, no chips, very light edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Eighteen-month journey into the Canadian sub-arctic, exploring the culture of the native people as well as the geography. 8 vo.. Adventure. 007860

Price: 12.00 USD
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Hell Of A Place To Lose A Cow: An American Hitchhiking Odyssey, Brookes, Tim
52 Hell Of A Place To Lose A Cow: An American Hitchhiking Odyssey
Brookes, Tim
Washington DC Adventure Press / National Geographic Society 2000 0792276833 / 9780792276838 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean white boards with blue cloth 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 endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with color photographs. 308 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderful cross-country American hitchhiking adventure by a regular essayist on National Public Radio's "Weekend Edition." 025103

Price: 15.00 USD
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Roadless Area, Brooks, Paul
53 Roadless Area
Brooks, Paul
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1971 Fourth Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Fourth printing of the first edition, SIGNED by the author, in original dust jacket. Clean unfaded turquoise cloth boards with bright gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Signed "Paul Brooks" on front free endpaper. Pages are clean (very slight foxing to endpapers). With 67 pen-and-ink sketches by the author. 260 pages. Dust jacket is clean, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, no chips or tears, nice photo of author and his wife on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Adventures of a man and wife in the American wilderness and other remote places from the Alaskan tundra to the game reserves of East Africa - recounted with rare beauty and quiet humor. 026381

Price: 22.00 USD
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World of the Desert, Brown, Slater
54 World of the Desert
Brown, Slater
Indianapolis / New York Bobbs Merrill 1963 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated "First Printing" on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean brown marbled boards with yellow-orange lettering on cover and spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 224 pgs. with index. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with hint of corner wear, slightest bit of light rubbing to rear panel. Photo of author and owl on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A general history ofthe greater deserts, how they were created geologically, deserts created by man's actions; the flora and fauna of deserts. Author also describes such remarkable desert explorers as Burton, Doughty, and Hedin, and why they found deserts fascinating. Companion volume to "World of the Wind." 018747

Price: 15.00 USD
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Sunshot - Peril And Wonder in the Gran Desierto (The Southwest Center Series), Broyles, Bill
55 Sunshot - Peril And Wonder in the Gran Desierto (The Southwest Center Series)
Broyles, Bill
Tucson, Arizona University of Arizona Press 2006 0816525242 / 9780816525249 First Paperback 
Beautiful large trade paperback with French flaps. Text by Bill Broyles. Photographs by Michael P. Berman. No fading, chipping or creasing. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small stamp mark at lower corner of half-title page: "Donated by the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute's Nature Writing Award Program." No other marks. Illustrated with gorgeous photographs throughout. 245 pages. Over the years, Bill Broyles has ventures into the sunshot territory of Northern Mexico, slogged across its salt flats and sand dunes, defied its deadly heat. These are his essays into the heart of a forbidding but beautiful land. Michael Berman's stark black and white photographs capture the desolate beauty of the desert while conveying a sense of Broyles' adventures. Gleaned from more than 4,000 images shot with a large-format camera, these exquisite photographs translate the desert's formidle monotone into finely-tuned sudies of light and represent some of the best photos ever taken of this mysterious region. 025684

Price: 35.00 USD
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Neither Here Nor There: Travels in Europe, Bryson, Bill
56 Neither Here Nor There: Travels in Europe
Bryson, Bill
New York William Morrow & Co 1992 0688103111 / 9780688103118 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing with full number line on copyright page in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean light beige boards with red cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. No names, writing or bookplates. 254 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024173

Price: 30.00 USD
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Neither Here Nor There: Travels in Europe, Bryson, Bill
57 Neither Here Nor There: Travels in Europe
Bryson, Bill
New York William Morrow & Co 1992 0688103111 / 9780688103118 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean yellow boards with terra cotta colored cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 254 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, has a few tiny spots of surface wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Hilarious account of the author's trip around the Continent, retracing the routes he took as a younger backpacker with his sidekick Stephen Katz. 026301

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America, Bryson, Bill
58 The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America
Bryson, Bill
New York Harper & Row Publishers 1989 0060161582 / 9780060161583 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Light beige paper covered boards with gold cow on cover, maroon cloth spine with bright gold lettering. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 314 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A hilarious travel narrative as Bill Bryson travels across the United States in an effort to follow his childhood vacations. 026490

Price: 20.00 USD
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Pearl Buck's America - A Personal Travelogue by Pearl S. Buck, Pulitzer Prize Winner and Nobel Laureate-with 200 Photographs from Life Magazine, Buck, Pearl S.
59 Pearl Buck's America - A Personal Travelogue by Pearl S. Buck, Pulitzer Prize Winner and Nobel Laureate-with 200 Photographs from Life Magazine
Buck, Pearl S.
Bartholomew House 1971 First Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
First Printing in original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with 200 photographs from Life Magazine, in full color and black and white, taken across the United States of America. 320 pages. Dust jacket is price clipped at top corner of front inside flap, is clean but has 2" closed curved edge tear, some surface rubbing to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026909

Price: 15.00 USD
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Racing through Paradise: A Pacific Passage, Buckley, William F. Jr.
60 Racing through Paradise: A Pacific Passage
Buckley, William F. Jr.
New York Random House 1987 0394557816 / 9780394557816 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Blue 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 color illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs by Christopher Little. 344 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (25.00 on front inside flap), no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022504

Price: 25.00 USD
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