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cover of Danger is My Business  Supplement of The Philadelphia Record for August 28th 1938

Danger is My Business Supplement of The Philadelphia Record for August 28th 1938

by John D. Craig

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Published
1938
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition Thus
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Supplement of The Philadelphia Record for August 28th 1938 Book of the Week Club 16 pages Illustrated with photos. Diving cover. would look great Matted and Framed . A Scarce version of this book. A very good copy with edge wear, light dust soiling, text lightly toned. See Photos Deskdr 4
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cover of Sea of Glory

Sea of Glory

by Nathaniel Philbrick

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biblioboy
Published
2003
Condition
Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670032310
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£10.32

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Illustrated with photographs and maps, notes, selected bibliography, acknowledgments, index. Very good with spine end bumping in Near Fine Dust Wrapper with very light wear. bx108
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The Lonesome Whistle's Call: Forced to Leave Home, a Teenager Rides the Rails During Depression Years

by Stella E Burns

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Published
1997
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Very Good
ISBN
9780966024708
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£16.51

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This copy has been signed and dated in the year of issue "12/20/97" by the author, Stella E. Burns, on the half-title page, underneath which the subject/author's husband, Scottie Burns has signed, underneath which the illustrator Evelyn Kenyon has signed. "Stella Burns' husband of forty-five years rode the rails when a young teenager.… Read more
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cover of Winging it! His own story

Winging it! His own story

by Jack Jefford

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biblioboy
Published
1981
Condition
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780528811111
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£12.39

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Biography [edited from tape recordings made by Jefford] of the FAA Alaskan Region's Chief Pilot 1940-1972. 320 pages, illustrated, index. Near Fine copy in price clipped else Near Fine Dust Wrapper. bx79
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cover of MY PARADISE IS HELL: THE STORY OF THE CARIBBEAN

MY PARADISE IS HELL: THE STORY OF THE CARIBBEAN

by Balink, Albert

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Published
1948
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Very Good with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
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£10.57

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New York: Vista Publishing Corporation. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1948. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition. Dark beige/light brown cloth with dark brown spine lettering/rules, 331 pages, map endpapers, appendix: the Carribbean islands, the Monroe Doctrine, Treaty of Petropolis; index. VG+ copy [light fraying to spine heel] but lacking the Dust Wrapper. .holly5
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cover of The Last Adventurer: The Life of Talbot Mundy 1879-1940

The Last Adventurer: The Life of Talbot Mundy 1879-1940

by Peter Berresford Ellis

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Published
1984
Condition
As New in As New dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780937986707
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£18.17

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As New copy in As New Dust Wrapper bx89
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cover of LOST ON EVEREST: THE SEARCH FOR MALLORY & IRVINE

LOST ON EVEREST: THE SEARCH FOR MALLORY & IRVINE

by Firstbook, Peter

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Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780809297368
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£9.74

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[London / Chicago]: [BBC Worldwide Ltd / Contemporary Books CB] [2000]. First edition thus. "On June 8th, 1924, George Mallory and Andrew Irvine left their tent high on the slopes of Mount Everest and climbed into history. They were seen at 12.50 p.m. just 790 feet from the summit and 'going strong for the top'. Within minutes,… Read more
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cover of The Long Exile: A Tale Of Inuit Betrayal And Survival In The High Arctic

The Long Exile: A Tale Of Inuit Betrayal And Survival In The High Arctic

by McGrath, Melanie []

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biblioboy
Published
2007
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
1st American edition
ISBN
9781400040476
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£9.74

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. . First US edition [stated]. 268+ pages. Remainder dot else Near Fine copy [light spine heel bumping] in Fine Dust Wrapper. . Cel bx B
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cover of Captain Gray in the Pacific Northwest

Captain Gray in the Pacific Northwest

by Francis E. Cross & Charles M. ParkinJr.

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Published
1987
Condition
Very Good in Good dust jacket
Edition
Second Edition
ISBN
9780892881536
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£12.39

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This copy has been generically inscribed ["To:" then blank] and signed "C. M. Parkin Jr"] by the only co-author living at the time of publication [Captain Francis E. Cross having died in 1979]. 262 pages, illustrated, appendices, glossary, bibliography, index. VG copy upper corners lightly bumped in Dust Wrapper with scattered light edgewear,… Read more
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cover of Narrow Escapes

Narrow Escapes

by Austen, Peter

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biblioboy
Published
2004
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780968666111
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£18.99

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2004 Trade Paperback 0968666116 First edition This copy has been inscribed and signedby the author at the bottom of the dedication page. Pictorial wrappers, 138 pages. Very good with light wear and minor creasing to covers. bx143E
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cover of THE SECRET OF THE SIERRA MADRE: THE MAN WHO WAS B. TRAVEN [previously  published in the UK as THE MAN WHO WAS B. TRAVEN]

THE SECRET OF THE SIERRA MADRE: THE MAN WHO WAS B. TRAVEN [previously published in the UK as THE MAN WHO WAS B. TRAVEN]

by (B. Traven) Wyatt, Will [maps by Rafael Palacios] [Dust Wrapper design by Lewis Friedman]

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biblioboy
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition Thus
ISBN
9780385156004
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£12.06

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Garden City: Doubleday & Company Inc. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1980. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. 0385156006 . First US edition. 369 pages, illustrated, select bibliography. Remainder spray else VG+ copy [lower corners bumped] in VG+ Dust Wrapper [some creasing/light wear to the corners, scattered light soiling/staining to the rear panel]. .holly5
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cover of Alpine Circus: A Skier's Exotic Adventures At The Snowy Edge Of The World

Alpine Circus: A Skier's Exotic Adventures At The Snowy Edge Of The World

by Finkel, Michael

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biblioboy
Published
1999
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781558219243
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£9.74

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[New York]: The Lyons Press 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. 1558219242 . First edition. 210 pages. Near Fine copy in price clipped else Fine Dust Wrapper. Cel bx B
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cover of The Last Adventurer: The Life of Talbot Mundy

The Last Adventurer: The Life of Talbot Mundy

by Peter Berresford Ellis

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biblioboy
Published
1984
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£1,816.54

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West Kingston: Donald M. Grant Publisher Inc. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1984. First Edition. Hardcover. 0937986704 . First edition. 279 pages, photo-illustrated, and including a bibliography. Fine [As New] copy in Fine [As New] Dust Wrapper still sealed in the publisher's original clear plastic shrink wrap save for a few short edge splits bx69
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cover of Almost Home

Almost Home

by Cavagnaro, David

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biblioboy
Published
1975
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780910118583
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£11.56

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PALO ALTO, CA: American West Pub Co, 1975. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine in Very good jacket. Very light edge wear in jacket with a 2 inch closed tear to edge front panel. Photographs. 711
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cover of Treasures of Land and Sea

Treasures of Land and Sea

by Taylor, Marvin M

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Published
1930
Condition
Good
Edition
First edition
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£13.21

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Springfield, Ma, Milton Bradley Company. 1930. Hardcover. Travel adventure Biography. 327 pages Illustrated with Photos. 8vo A good copy with light edge wear and light soiling to the covers, a few stains to a couple of pages of the text. Binding tight, text clean except as noted. See Photos bx 404
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cover of The Find of a Lifetime: Sir Arthur Evans and the Discovery of Knossos

The Find of a Lifetime: Sir Arthur Evans and the Discovery of Knossos

by Horwitz, Sylvia L

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biblioboy
Published
1981
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670135752
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£10.73

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278 page biography about the discoverer of the ancient civilization of Crete. Condition: light dust soiling top page edges, else fine in fine dust jacket. k4
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cover of From Vinland to Mars a Thousand Years of Exploration

From Vinland to Mars a Thousand Years of Exploration

by Lewis Richard S

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Published
1976
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780812906479
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£10.73

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436 pages. A thousand years of exporation. Condition: previous owner bookplate inside front cover, in price clipped dust jacket. See photos k4
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cover of Lessons of the Road: an Overland Journey to the East

Lessons of the Road: an Overland Journey to the East

by Schiffer, Michael

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biblioboy
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780671253806
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£10.73

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From the anatolian Highlands to the Himalayas, a voyage of exploration and a quest to define oneself as aman and an American. Condition: remainder mark to bottom page edges, light foxing to page edges, in fine dust jacket. 8vo, 252 pages. genfic11
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cover of Let X be Excitement

Let X be Excitement

by Harris Christie

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Published
1969
Condition
Good
Edition
First edition
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£9.07

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NY: Aladdin Atheneum 1969. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Readers crease edge wear, and rubbing to covers, sunning to spine and rear cover, pages toned. Biography of aeronautical engineer and test pilot. bx14
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cover of Critical Choices: a Journey with the Filipino People

Critical Choices: a Journey with the Filipino People

by Friesen, Dorothy

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biblioboy
Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine No dust jacket as issued
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780802803719
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£8.92

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MI: Eerdmans. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued. 1988. Light edge wear 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. trade paperback bx159
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