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Thrilling Moments in Thrilling Lives

by Lowell Thomas

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Trench Books
Published
1936
Condition
Very Good
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$10.00

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Sun Oil Co., 1936. Light wear to covers, clean and unmarked. Ten brief excerpts from Thomas' adventure books. Slim paperback booklet (36 pgs). appears to have been a giveaway item for Sun Oil (Sunoco) stations.. Paperback. Very Good.
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Mountain Wildlife

by Richard Perry

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Trench Books
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good+
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$12.00

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Harrisburg PA: Stackpole, 1981. Clean and unmarked; appears unread. Price clipped jacket shows minimal wear at spine ends. The various species that live in the mountains - from 3000 to 29000 ft. Illus with numerous B&W photos.. Black Cloth. Very Good+/Very Good+.
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To the Foot of the Rainbow

by Clyde Kluckhohn

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Trench Books
Published
1927
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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New York: Century, 1927. Corners bumped, minimal wear. Inscribed on half-title page: "For Sterling from Clyde". "A tale of twenty-five hundred miles of wandering on horseback through the southwest enchanted land". B&W photos.. Inscribed By Author. First Edition. Green Cloth. Very Good+/No Jacket.
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American Traveler

by James Zug

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Trench Books
Published
2005
Condition
Near Fine
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$10.00

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New York: Basic, 2005. Superb copy, clean and unmarked. "The Life and Adventures of John Ledyard, the Man who Dreamed of Walking the World". Mostly forgotten now, Ledyard travelled widely in the 1700s.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Iced In Ten Days Trapped on the Edge of Antarctica

by Chris Turney

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Trench Books
Published
2017
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$10.00

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New York: Citadel/Kensington, 2017. Clean and unmarked. Jacket shows minimal rubbing. True, modern day adventure in the Antarctic. Illus with numerous photos, some in color.. First Edition. Blue Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good+.
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Animal Treasure

by Ivan T. Sanderson

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Trench Books
Published
1937
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$10.00

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New York: Viking, 1937. Minimal wear, clean and unmarked. Jacket shows edgewear, yellowing, spine soiled. "A naturalist in search of strange creatures".. First Edition. Illustrated Cloth. Very Good/Good+.
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America's Lost Treasure

by Tommy Thompson

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Trench Books
Published
1998
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$14.00

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New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1998. Light wear to covers, clean and unmarked. Jacket shows rubbing, two closed 1" tears. "A Pictorial Chronicle of the Sinking and Recovery of the United States Mail Steamship 'Central America' - The Ship of Gold". Oversized volume, hundreds of color photos, very detailed. Extra postage outside the US.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Good+.… Read more
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A Scandinavian Summer

by Harry Franck

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Trench Books
Published
1930
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Reprint
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$8.00

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1930. Spine a bit yellowed, light wear, inscription on back of frontispiece; sound copy. "The Prince of Vagabonds in the Land of the Vikings". Numerous B&W photos and maps.. Reprint. Green Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket.
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$8.00
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And Not to Yield

by Alan Villiers

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Trench Books
Published
1953
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$40.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1953. Minimal wear, bump to one corner, clean; two inscriptions, one from 1953 on flyleaf, one from 2002 inside front cover. Price clipped jacket shows edgewear, closed tear at top of spine, complete. "A Story of the Outward Bound School of Adventure". "To serve, to strive and not to yield".. First American Edition. Black… Read more
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Buried Treasure (The Road to Gold)

by Ken Krippene

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Trench Books
Published
1950
Condition
Good+
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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New York: Permabooks, 1950. Light wear/soiling, pages yellowed; sound and unmarked. Pocket sized volume, full of treasure tales."The road to gold is long and cold....".. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good+/No Jacket.
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$25.00
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The Mountain Book

by John Y. Beaty

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Trench Books
Published
1944
Condition
Good+
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$95.00

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Chicago: Beckley-Cardy, 1944. Moderate wear/soiling to covers; old price in corner of flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. The story of the exploration of a mountain; illus with numerous B&W photos. The author was a popular writer of non-fiction for young people, this title is his least common book.. Illustrated Cloth. Good+/No Jacket.
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$95.00
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The Real Book About Space Travel

by Hal Goodwin

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Trench Books
Published
1956
Condition
Very Good
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$8.00

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Garden City: Garden City Books, 1956. Sound copy, light soiling to edges, address label inside front cover. Jacket complete, worn at spine ends, soiled with small tears, label on rear flap. "The Exciting Story of a Great New Frontier". One of the "Real Book" series for young people. Author Hal Goodwin also wrote many of the Rick Brant titles..… Read more
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Dangerous Marine Animals

by Bruce W. Halstead

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Trench Books
Published
1959
Condition
Very Good+
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$7.00

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Cambridge MD: Cornell Maritime Press, 1959. Minimal wear at corners, clean and unmarked. Jacket shows edgewear, light soiling. "Dangerous Marine Animals: That Bite-Sting-are Non-edible". Written by an MD, well illustrated. You'll need this on the desert island!. Blue Cloth. Very Good+/Good+.
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$7.00
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Rolling Stone

by Lowell Thomas

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Trench Books
Published
1933
Condition
Good+
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$10.00

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Garden City: Doubleday Doran, 1933. Cloth covers somewhat faded, light wear, stains to top edge, unmarked. Jacket shows edgewear, light soiling. The story of Arthur Radclyffe Dugmore, artist, scientist, and adventurer. Illus with numerous B&W photos. True story!. Green Cloth. Good+/Good+.
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How Space Rockets Began

by Le Grand

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Trench Books
Published
1960
Condition
Fair
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$10.00

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New York: Abingdon Press, 1960. READING COPY ONLY. Covers and first few pages are water stained. Jacket complete, quite worn.. Gold Cloth. Fair/Poor.
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We Chose the Islands

by Sir Arthur Grimble

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Trench Books
Published
1952
Condition
Good+
Edition
Book Club (BCE/BOMC)
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$7.00

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New York: William Morrow, 1952. Clean and unmarked, nice copy. Jacket worn, complete but quite ragged. "A Six Year Adventure in th Gilberts". A look at the Western Pacific in the early part of the last century.. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. Good+/Poor.
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Convoy

by Quentin Reynolds

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Trench Books
Published
1942
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Reprint
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$25.00

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Garden City: Blue Ribbon Books, 1942. Letter"S" embossed in corner of end papers, otherwise a nice sound copy, clean and unmarked. Jacket shows rubbing, somewhat faded. True WWII story of the author's transatlantic journey as part of a convoy of freighters.. Reprint. Gray Cloth. Very Good+/Good+.
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Transit of Venus

by Julian Evans

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Trench Books
Published
1992
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First American Edition
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$8.00

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New York: Pantheon, 1992. Light foxing to edges of rear flap. Nice unmarked copy; probably unread. "Travels in the Pacific". The author's journey through the western Pacific.. First American Edition. Blue Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good+.
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Ships and Shipwrecks Of the Americas

by George Bass (Edit)

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Trench Books
Published
1988
Condition
Very Good+
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$10.00

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New York: Thames & Hudson, 1988. Inscription on flyleaf, otherwise a nice clean copy. Jacket shows light wear/soiling. "A History Based on Underwater Archaeology". Detailed, illustrated history, written by numerous experts in the field. Oversized volume; extra postage outside the US.. Blue Cloth. Very Good+/Very Good.
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Beyond Khyber Pass

by Lowell Thomas

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Trench Books
Published
1925
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
Reprint
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$75.00

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New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1925. Very minimal wear at corners, spine lightly faded, nice copy; small gift inscription inside front cover. "Into Forbidden Afghanistan". Numerous drawings and B&W photos. Signed on the half-title page "With deepest salaams! Lowell Thomas". This is one of the "Century Vagabond Books of Travel".. Inscribed By Author. Reprint. Green Cloth. Very Good+/No… Read more
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$75.00