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The Varied Airs of Spring, Chase, Ilka
61 The Varied Airs of Spring
Chase, Ilka
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1969 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, inscribed and signed by author. Clean beige cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and SIGNED by Ilka Chase on half-title page: "For Dear Don - Living proof that bankers do not have bones of steel, hearts of concrete, veins filled with acid instead of blood and that the eye that weeps is the glass one - Fond Good Wishes, Ilka - January 1969." Clean dustjacket is slightly age toned, unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with slight wear at top spine edge. Lovely photo of Ilka Chase on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Travel adventures in Africa and the Mediterranean -- amusing, anecdotal, informative, in the best Ilka Chase style. 8vo. Adventure. 016048

Price: 55.00 USD
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Have Mother, Will Travel - A Mother and Daughter Discover Themselves, Each Other, and the World, Claire; Fontaine, Mia Fontaine
62 Have Mother, Will Travel - A Mother and Daughter Discover Themselves, Each Other, and the World
Claire; Fontaine, Mia Fontaine
New York William Morrow 2012 0061688398 / 9780061688393 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition, gift quality. Clean green boards with yellow spine, black lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 309 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unworn - no chips, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A mother, a daughter, and a life-changing adventure around the world! A testament to the power and beauty of the mother-daughter relationship, one that illuminates possibilities for our own lives. 026785

Price: 18.00 USD
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Sark Discovered: The Prospect of an Island, Clark, Leonard
63 Sark Discovered: The Prospect of an Island
Clark, Leonard
London J. M. Dent & Sons 1956 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean celery green cloth boarrds with black 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. 81 pgs. with index. 16 pgs. of half-tone plates and a map. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped and enclosed in archival quality mylar cover. A really nice copy of this book about Sark, the smallest of the four main Channel Islands. 008055

Price: 15.00 USD
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The African Giant: The Story of a Journey, Cloete, Stuart
64 The African Giant: The Story of a Journey
Cloete, Stuart
London Collins 1956 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (illustrated with maps); no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black & white photographs & maps. 448 pgs. with index. Dustjacket has small corner price clip at lower front inside flap edge, a few tiny edge chips and very short closed edge tears, clean except for faint shallow water mark to upper spine corner of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Africa. 015139

Price: 22.00 USD
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West with the Sun, Cloete, Stuart
65 West with the Sun
Cloete, Stuart
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1962 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with crisp black lettering on spine. Mere hint of slight surface wear at base spine corners, no fraying, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, with clean endpapers (illustrated with maps). No names, writing or marks. 381 pgs. Clean color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears; some light rubbing. Photo of author and his wife on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a journey around the world--the slow way by freighter through the Canal west to the Orient and still west toward home. A story of wild seas, beautiful women, exotic plants, birds and butterflies; of beauty and starvation side by side. 8vo. Adventure. 015654

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Face of the Home Counties: Portrayed in a Series of Eighteen Week-end Drives from London, Clunn, Harold P.
66 The Face of the Home Counties: Portrayed in a Series of Eighteen Week-end Drives from London
Clunn, Harold P.
London Spring Books New and Revised Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright (one spot of soiling to margin of page 2). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with black & white plates. 547 pgs. with index, ribbon page marker. Clean color illustrated dustjacket is unchipped, unclipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears at top spine edge, hint of wear at bottom spine edge. Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Middlesex and Surrey are the main counties here described to the traveller. In this edition the author's work has been thoroughly revised and updated, with new illustrations added. 7" x 10". Great Britain. 017023

Price: 25.00 USD
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Loneliness and Time - The Story of British Travel Writing, Cocker, Mark
67 Loneliness and Time - The Story of British Travel Writing
Cocker, Mark
New York Pantheon 1993 0679422420 / 9780679422426 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in as new condition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Beige boards with beige cloth spine, blue lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 294 pages with index. Clean crisp dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024213

Price: 18.00 USD
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Mexican Vignettes, Collins, Clarissa W.
68 Mexican Vignettes
Collins, Clarissa W.
New York Snellgrove Publications 1938 First Near Fine Fair Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in scarce dust jacket. Clean unusual red cloth boards with open "window" in upper portion of front board, with view of landscape drawing on decorated front free endpaper. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Signed by author on lower front free endpaper: "To Irma Shark - Sincerely Yours, Clarissa W. Collins." 96 pages, with beautiful and unusual illustrations in color by the author. Dust jacket is clean with exception of some browning clear tape on upper edges; piece missing on right edge; 1" chip at base of spine, some closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025650

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Grand Peregrination, Collis, Maurice
69 The Grand Peregrination
Collis, Maurice
London Faber and Faber 1949 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with black title box and illustration, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with some light foxing to endpapers. Yellow top stained page edges. 313 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is price clipped (slightest edge of price showing), has several short closed edge tears, tiny chips and wear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This book is the first biography in any language of Fernao Mendes Pinto, the most extraordinary of all Portuguese adventurers. He travelled all over Asia in the middle of the sixteenth century, and had returned home before Drake, Raleigh, and the rest of the great Elizabethans were out of their cradles; and his travels were far more extensive than theirs. 013613

Price: 25.00 USD
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Amazon Head-Hunters, Cotlow, Lewis
70 Amazon Head-Hunters
Cotlow, Lewis
New York Henry Holt & Company 1953 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Later printing, association copy, inscribed and SIGNED by the author, in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean rose paper-covered boards with blue cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed by author on front free endpaper: "To my fellow explorer Allan R. Holmberg with high esteem and sincere best wishes for continued success on your Peruvian humanitarian project. - Lewis Cotlow (Christmas 1957)." Laid in is a four page review of the book with photographs by the San Francisco Chronicle, The Saturday Review, and the New York Herald Tribune. Book is illustrated with black and white photographs by the author, maps. 245 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped, has small v-shaped chip at top front panel edge, slight wear at top spine edge. Photo of author with an Indian of the Mato Grosso on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Cotlow's journeys and adventures in his quest to learn as much as he could abou the Jivaro head-hunters and other primitive tribes of South America, and to make a film about their lives. 024544

Price: 60.00 USD
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In Search of the Primitive, Cotlow, Lewis
71 In Search of the Primitive
Cotlow, Lewis
Boston/Toronoto Little Brown 1966 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean green cloth boards with brown title box, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, no names, writing or bookplates. Brown endpapers. 454 pgs. with index. Beautifully illustrated with full color and black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with two small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "An independent explorer's life with the last of the exotic peoples of Africa, the Arctic, New Guinea and the Upper Amazon". Large 8vo. Adventure. 008676

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Twilight of the Primitive, Cotlow, Lewis
72 The Twilight of the Primitive
Cotlow, Lewis
New York MacMillan 1971 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, signed by author. Very clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs. 257 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, hint of edgewear at top rear edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Typed one-page transcript of Lowell Thomas Tape on "The Twilight of the Primitive" book review laid in. A distinguished explorer revisits the people he has long known and loved. 8vo. Anthropology. 006326

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Heart of the Forest, Cowell, Adrian
73 The Heart of the Forest
Cowell, Adrian
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1961 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards (tiny bit of fading at extreme top and bottom edges of spine). Bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Previous owner name on front free endpaper. 238 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny chips at top and bottom of spine, light corner wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Exploration. 007327

Price: 10.00 USD
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Skyways to a Jungle Laboratory - An African Adventure, Crile, Grace
74 Skyways to a Jungle Laboratory - An African Adventure
Crile, Grace
New York W. W. Norton 1936 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author ( association copy - inscribed to her friend) - in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by the author: "To Armenie Lawson with greetings and best wishes from her old friend - Grace Crile." Two articles about Grace Crile and her husband, their book and their African adventures are laid in, and have caused some brown shadowing to front free endpapers. Otherwise there are no marks, pages are clean. Illustrated with wonderful photographs. 240 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, slight wear to spine ends, slight rubbing to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. When Mrs. Crile accompanied her husband, Dr. George Crile, famous American surgeon, on his scientific expedition to Africa, she kept a day by day record of the journey to and from Africa by airplane and the days spent in the jungle. Mrs. Crile was a keen and delightful observer and from the moment their airplane rises at Croydon, the reader is under her magic spell. 026256

Price: 50.00 USD
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Arctic Wild, Crisler, Lois
75 Arctic Wild
Crisler, Lois
New York Harper & Brothers 1958 Early printing Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in unclipped original dust jacket. Turquoise cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Illustrated with amazing black and white photographs. Foreword by A. Starker Leopold. A nice old color postcard from Alaska is laid in. 301 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Photographing wolves and caribou in the remote mountains of Alaska, the Crislers discovered personal adventure and personal values to match a magnificent and spacious land. 027421

Price: 15.00 USD
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76 The Romance and Rise of the American Tropics
Crowther, Samuel
Garden City Doubleday Doran & Co. 1929 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean, bright orange cloth boards with small illustration on cover (palm trees), black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 390 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, no chips, tiny bit of of wear at one corner with 1/4" closed tear at flap fold. Original orange banner (detachable) around dustjacket with quote about the book and printed signature of Calvin Coolidge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007438

Price: 25.00 USD
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Paris Revisited (Orient Express Travel Series), Culliford, Alison
77 Paris Revisited (Orient Express Travel Series)
Culliford, Alison
Great Britain Pavilion Books 2003 1862055173 / 9781862055179 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump to base of spine, otherwise no wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Fabulous photographs throughout the book that will make you want to board a plane for Paris. Beautiful illustrated endpapers. 288 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027489

Price: 35.00 USD
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A Gentleman Abroad A Concise Guide to Traveling with Confidence, Courtesy, and Style, Curtis, Bryan
78 A Gentleman Abroad A Concise Guide to Traveling with Confidence, Courtesy, and Style
Curtis, Bryan
Nashville, Tennessee Thomas Nelson (Gentlemanners Book) 2007 1401603114 / 9781401603113 Later printing Hardcover Fine `Fine Jacket 
Very clean book and dust jacket. Gift quality. Unfaded black boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 214 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, no wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. How much to tip, which side of the road to drive on, how to lessen the effects of jet lag, where to find the U.S. embassy or consulate, what temperatures to expect and so much more. 026936

Price: 15.00 USD
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From Raft to Raft, Danielsson, Bengt
79 From Raft to Raft
Danielsson, Bengt
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1960 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean beige cloth boards with blue lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with glossy black and white photographs. 264 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The account of a fantatic raft voyage from Tahiti to Chile and bak to Polynesia. 023690

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Old Iron Road An Epic of Rails, Roads, and the Urge to Go West, David Haward Bain
80 The Old Iron Road An Epic of Rails, Roads, and the Urge to Go West
David Haward Bain
New York Viking 2004 0670033081 / 9780670033089 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket Signed
First edition, first printing, signed by author, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean blue boards with metallic lettering on spine. Very tiny bump to one corner tip, otherwise no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; no previous owner markings. Signed by author on title page: "David H. Bain". Illustrated with black and white plates. 434 pages with index. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (27.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022436

Price: 30.00 USD
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