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image 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
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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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image 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
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First Edition
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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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LOST ON EVEREST: THE SEARCH FOR MALLORY & IRVINE

by Firstbook, Peter

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Published
2000
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Very Good
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First Thus
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9780809297368
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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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image 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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Published
2007
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Near Fine
Edition
1st American edition
ISBN
9781400040476
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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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image 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
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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition Thus
ISBN
9780385156004
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$14.60

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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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image 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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Published
1999
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781558219243
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$11.80

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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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Almost Home

by Cavagnaro, David

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biblioboy
Published
1975
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780910118583
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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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image 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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Published
1981
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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9780670135752
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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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image 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
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780812906479
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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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image 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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Published
1980
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780671253806
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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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Let X be Excitement

by Harris Christie

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Published
1969
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Good
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First edition
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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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image of Critical Choices: a Journey with the Filipino People

Critical Choices: a Journey with the Filipino People

by Friesen, Dorothy

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Published
1988
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Near Fine No dust jacket as issued
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780802803719
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$10.80

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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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The Perilous Sea

by Silitch, Clarissa (editor)

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Published
1985
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780899090610
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Salt-drenched tales of true adventure on the High Seas from the pages of Yankee Magazine.Fine in price clipped, else fine dust jacket. The dust jacket is protected by an adjustable mylar cover. 6 x 9 inches. 192 pages. tv4
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Red Salmon, Brown Bear

by Meyer Alfred editor

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Published
1971
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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
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8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Discoloration to pg edges & edges of the blue cloth. Pg margins lightly toned, in like dj with same discoloration, tiny closed tears at spine ends. ; illus with photos .natire4
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In Search of the Primitive

by Cotlow Lewis

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Published
1966
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Boston Mass: Little Brown & Co. 1966. Green cloth. Very Good in Good jacket 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. light edge wear light soiling to page edges in dust jacket with edge wear, small closed tears and creasing. holly5
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image of Operation Noah

Operation Noah

by Lagus Charles

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Published
1960
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Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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NY: Coward McCann. 1960. Hard Cover. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Stamped on reverse of title page "no longer the property of prov public library" no other library markings very light edge wear 1/2" tear tot he cloth at the rear spine gutter near the head of the spine, in dj iwht light edge wear, light creasing to the head… Read more
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image of Mountain Passages

Mountain Passages

by Bernstein, Jeremy

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Published
1989
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Near Fine
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revised
ISBN
9780671682767
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320 page biography of mountains and those that climb them. Remainder mark to bottom page edges. bx39
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The Voyage of the Fox

by McLintock, Fancis L

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Published
1998
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Fine
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first thus
ISBN
9783829008952
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Columbia, New York: Koneman. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1998. 12mo-over 5¾"-6¾" Tall. .711
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The Twilight of the Primitive

by Cotlow Lewis

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Published
1971
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Very Good
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First Edition
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NY: MacMillan 1971. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Very Good in Very Good jacket Light edge wear, light dust soiling top page edges in dust jacket with edge wear. 257 pp . Illus with Photos . holly5
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image of Kayaking the Vermilion Sea: Eight Hundred Miles Down the Baja

Kayaking the Vermilion Sea: Eight Hundred Miles Down the Baja

by Waterman, Jonathan

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Published
1995
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780684802428
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New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1995 With two slender sixty-pound kayaks, a ten-pound medical kit, twenty pounds of books, triple-digit temperatures, and no contact with the outside world, Jonathan and Deborah Waterman spent two months kayaking in the Sea of Cortes... Fine in Fine jacket 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. bx25
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