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The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid, Bryson, Bill
41 The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid
Bryson, Bill
New York Broadway Books 2006 0-7679-1936-x / 9780767919364 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Illustrated with Photographs 
Very clean goldenrod boards with gold lettering on blue spine. No bumping or wear, binding is tight and crisp; pages, edges and endpapers are clean and bright with no writing or marks. Photo illustrated endpapers. 270 pgs. with bibliography. Dustjacket is not price clipped and is very clean and bright, with no chipping, or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Biography. 014883

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The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America, Bryson, Bill
42 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

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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.
43 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

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Racing through Paradise: A Pacific Passage, Buckley, William F. Jr.
44 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

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It's A Big Country - America Off the Highways, Burman, Ben Lucien
45 It's A Big Country - America Off the Highways
Burman, Ben Lucien
New York Reynal & Co. 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Alice Caddy, Illustrator Signed
Limited Edition, Signed by author, with "192 copies from the first edition have been specially bound and autographed for the friends of the author and his publishers. Of this edition each copy is numbered - 1. Clean red marbled boards with brown cloth spine, dark brown lettering on spine. Hint of very slight soiling to spine; no fraying, corners are sharp. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 278 pgs. Illustrated with 12 photographs and with drawings by Alice Caddy. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny bit of shallow chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A vivid travel narrative of America off the beaten path. 018090

Price: 40.00 USD
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One Woman's Arctic, Burnford, Sheila
46 One Woman's Arctic
Burnford, Sheila
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1973 0316117161 / 9780316117166 First Unknown Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 234 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket has slight fading to lettering on spine, is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The record of two idyllic summers spent close to the North Pole in the Eskimo community of Pond Inlet. It is also a knowing and sympathetic study of the Inuit (Eskimos) themselves. Mrs. Burnford warmly admires her friends' remarkable gifts as mechanics, artists, and hunters; she enjoys their courage, their gaiety, their wise way with children, and she respects the social delicacy of a people who believe that the gross and impetuous white man is the descendant of dogs. 026390

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The Wine Lover's Guide to France, Busselle, Michael
47 The Wine Lover's Guide to France
Busselle, Michael
Little Brown & Co 1986 0316118397 / 9780316118392 First Unknown Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green 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 and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs, maps. 255 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket has one tiny corner chip at base of spine, smaller than a dried pea. Not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026319

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To Panama and Back - The Record of an Experience, Byford, Henry T.
48 To Panama and Back - The Record of an Experience
Byford, Henry T.
Chicago W. B. Conkey 1908 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dustjacket Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author. Dark blue silk cloth boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spots of wear at base of spine. Hint of very light soiling. Binding is tight & square. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed by author on front free endpaper in fountain pen: "To Dr. H. L. Newman - with the compliments of the Author." 22 illustrations, including small map of Panama at front, color flag of Panama, black and white plates. Foreword by the author. 384 pages. 022523

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Skyward, Byrd, Richard E.
49 Skyward
Byrd, Richard E.
New York G. P. Putnam 1928 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Second Impression, SIGNED by the author. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Hint of very light surface wear to spine corners. Pages and edges are clean. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; Signed "R. E. Byrd" on first blank page. Frontis photo portrait of Richard Byrd. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 359 pp. 020717

Price: 100.00 USD
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Flat Rock Journal: A Day in the Ozark Mountains, Carey, Ken
50 Flat Rock Journal: A Day in the Ozark Mountains
Carey, Ken
Harpercollins 1994 0062510061 / 9780062510068 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige boards with gray-beige cloth spine, stamped metallic lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. As new condition. All pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Text design and page decorations by Eric Holub. 230 pages. Clean bright dust jacket has no wear, no chips, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A memoir of place, relationships, and the hardships and delights of rural life, Ken Carey's journal of a daylong spiritual journey through the forest instills a sense of ancient geologic time, wonder for the natural environment, and a heartfelt appreciation for human nature. 026540

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Mountains in the Desert, Carl, Louis and Joseph Petit
51 Mountains in the Desert
Carl, Louis and Joseph Petit
Garden City Doubleday 1954 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with green title box, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with excellent full-page photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny closed edge tears at top of spine, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Authors retrace the wanderings of the French Archeological mission which prospected the vast Tefedest mountain range of the Sahara from October 1949 to March 1950, encountering drought, dust, flood, snowstorms, and cantakerous camels. Fascinating reading. 8vo. Adventure. 007667

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Collector's Luck in Spain, Carrick, Alice Van Leer
52 Collector's Luck in Spain
Carrick, Alice Van Leer
Boston Little Brown 1930 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Blue-green cloth boards with gilt lettering and small decoration on cover and spine. Some wear at top and bottom spine edges, slight corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Nicely illustrated with photographic plates. 202 pgs. Author's travels in Spain and the antiques and collectibles she discovered there. 8vo. Travel. 010546

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Monsieur Hulot's Holiday, Carriere, Jean-Claude
53 Monsieur Hulot's Holiday
Carriere, Jean-Claude
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1959 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Pierre Etaixx, Illustrator 
First American Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Yellow cloth boards with line drawing illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, very light soiling. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean. Clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with line drawings by Pierre Etaixx. 199 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has fading to spine, one short closed edge tear with small associated crease. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027554

Price: 25.00 USD
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Icebound Summer, Carrighar, Sally
54 Icebound Summer
Carrighar, Sally
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1953 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Henry B. Kane, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with blind-stamped author name and small decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner name and date neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrations throughout by Henry B. Kane. 262 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has very slight edge wear and a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Life in the arctic when winter briefly relaxes its frozen grip on the earth, and all living things participate in a drama of intensity not parallelled elsewhere. With the skill of a born storyteller and the selective eye of the practiced naturalist, the author records the joys and ordeals of animals and human alike. 027032

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Easter Island: Home of the Scornful Gods, Casey, Robert J.
55 Easter Island: Home of the Scornful Gods
Casey, Robert J.
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1931 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering, small illustration on cover and spine. Tiny spot to front board edge (smaller than a grain of rice). Light surface wear to cloth on corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers, with previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front fixed endpaper. 337 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Large 8vo. Adventure. 015316

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Traveling the Trace - A Complete Tour Guide to the Historic Natchez Trace from Nashville to Natchez, Cathy; Summerlin, Vernon Summerlin
56 Traveling the Trace - A Complete Tour Guide to the Historic Natchez Trace from Nashville to Natchez
Cathy; Summerlin, Vernon Summerlin
Thomas Nelson 1995 1558533400 / 9781558533400 Second Printing Paperback Fine 
Very clean unworn paperback book measuring approx. 7-1/2" x 10". No chipping, creasing or curling, as new condition. All pages are clean and bright, no names, writing or marks. Illustrated throughout with maps, black and white photographs, descriptions of all types of places along the way including trails, lodging, museums, restaurants, historical sites and more. 315 pages with index. 027025

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Great English Houses, Chamberlin, Russell
57 Great English Houses
Chamberlin, Russell
New York Harmony Books 19881983 0-517-55086-5 / 9780517550861 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful full color and black and white photographs. 152 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (14.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, small closed tear at spine gutter. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Chronological survey of 50 of the most notable houses in England from Norman times to the present, emphasizing the unique character of each. Provdes a revealing view ofthe development of the English country house through the ages, its survival in today's economic climate and its continuing importance as a monument to the past. 021734

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Lightest Africa, Chapman, F. Spencer
58 Lightest Africa
Chapman, F. Spencer
London Chatto & Windus 1955 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (small previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper). Full color frontispiece photo illustration of Masai girl with gourds for cows' blood and milk. Many more color and monochrome plates. 288 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket has very shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/4" max). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026276

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Letters from A Traveller, Chardin, Pierre Teilhard De
59 Letters from A Traveller
Chardin, Pierre Teilhard De
London Collins 1962 Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, light soiling/fading to cloth. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers (small previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper). Illustrated with photographs. 380 pages with index. "This, the third of P. Teilhard de Chardin's collected works to appear in English, contains the two French volumes: Lettres de Voyage, 1923-1939, and Nouvelles Lettres de Voyage, 1939-1955. These colleced letters were edited and annotated by Claude Aragonnes...By way of special introduction to this volume we have added a translation of Teilhard de Chardin tel que je l'ai connu by his colleage and friend, Pierre Leroy, as it throws new light on the author's personality and on his relations with his superiors in religion." - from General Editor's Note 024366

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Long Way Round - Chasing Shadows Across the World, Charley Boorman and Ewan McGregor
60 Long Way Round - Chasing Shadows Across the World
Charley Boorman and Ewan McGregor
London Little, Brown Book Group 2004 0316728683 / 9780316728683 Reprint Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Fourth printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. "As new" condition. Clean black boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs. 312 pages. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 20,000 miles in four months on motorcycles - a fascinating, frank and highly entertaining travel book about two friends, riding round the world together and, against the odds, realizing their dream. 021584

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