Published by Adams Publishing, Holbrook, Mass., 1995
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. 2nd Printing. 402 pp. Remains of a library card envelope on inside front cover and a library stamping on copyright page, half title page chipped. Otherwise nearly new, firm binding, no markings in text, world map in preliminary pages. Rogers, a co-founder of the Quantum Fund, relates his worldwide motorcycle adventure and the firsthand information it provided for his decisions about investing in high-risk emerging markets. Worth magazine writes" The book is propelled by the sheer preposterousness of his journey.".
Seller Inventory # 002747
Published by North Point Press, San Francisco, 1983
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. 294 pp. Cornes thumbed, no markings in text. Memoir of a woman aviator who flew mail planes in Africa and was the first to fly transatlantic, east to west, in 1936. She was profiled by a PBS documentary, "World Without Walls." Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 000052
Published by Osmond Publishing Co., Salt Lake City, Utah, 1981
Cloth. Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 2nd Printing. 318 pp. with 24 pp. handsome color photos. Mottled brown cloth imitating leather, with bright gilt titling. An animal trainer recounts his experiences with the Wild Kingdon television show and various movie productions. Size: 8vo.
Seller Inventory # 004174
Published by Doubleday & Co., Garden City NY, 1970
Boards. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). 205 pp. Light spine slant, and a few corner creases. Text and endpapers clean. No jacket.Summer camp rejects band together to save buffalo from a slaughter, and find self-esteem under the leadership of 16-year-old camp counselor John Cotton. The author also wrote "They Came to Cordura" and "Where the Boys Are." Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 010055
Published by Victor Gollancz, London, 1999
Cloth. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 281 pp. Once sedentary, Bane becomes hooked on sports thrills. He relates 13 daring sports feats, such as rock climbing, ice climbing and going over a waterfall. Subtitle: A Regular Guy's Odyssey in Extreme Sports. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 001000
Published by Harcourt Brace & Co., NY, 1993
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. 370 pp., with 16 pp. b&w photos. Autobiography of the Anglican cleric who tired to negotiate a Beirut hostage situation and was taken hostage himself. Edition marking: "ABCDE." Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 001746
Published by Wiley, NY, 2003
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good +. 2nd Printing. 294 pp., with b&w photos, index. Nearly new, slight bend of text block. No markings, publication card laid in. An account of the Andrea Doria rescue off Nantucket in 1956. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 002576
Published by Houghton Mifflin, NY, 2001
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. 418 pp. Still close to new despite ex-library stampings. Mylar protector. 418 pp, plus 16 pp. glossy b&w photos. Volume 2 of a collection of Goodall's letters, covering 1966 ot 1990, including her divorce from Hugo van Lawick and death of her second husband, and her continuing on-site research into chimpanzee social life. Her letters are very descriptive of her moods and daily research, illuminating her survivor instincts. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009777
Published by Hyperion Books, NY, 2001
Trade Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. 1st Paperback Edition. 402 pp. Close to new, no spine creases.Text bright and clean. Maps on endpapers. Includes historical photos, reference notes, passenger list. Spellbinding, detailed account of an Arctic voyage in which a crew of 25 sailors, scientists and Eskimo guides became icebound. After their ship was rammed, they abandoned the vessel and spent months waiting for a rescue. Only 12 survived. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 006035
Published by Lone Oak Press, Rochester Minnesota, 1992
Trade Paperback. Condition: Fine. No Jacket. First Edition. 131 pp., previous owner's embossed mark on half-title page. Sketch of sheep with author's signature, but this is probably a facsimile, mass-produced signature. In an engaging manner, the author writes of her seven years of operating a hobbyist sheep farm in Wisconsin and doing Girl Scout work. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In.
Seller Inventory # 007055
Published by Anchor (Doubleday), NY, 1964
Mass Market Paperback. Condition: Good +. 28th Printing. 297 pp. Several lower page corners thumbed and creased. Text clean. Binding sturdy. Bowen (pen name of anthropologist Laura Bohannan) writes a novel about her first year of field work with an indigenous tribe in West Africa.Introduction by sociologist David Reisman. Part of the American Museum of Natural History series. Size: 12mo -- 7 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009388
Published by Da Capo Press, NY, 2001
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good +. Reprint. 212 pp. Close to new, no markings. Spine uncreased. Severin recounts his journey through the South Pacific to deterrmine whether Melville's novel is based on true reports of a great whale. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 010167
Published by Bison Books, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1988
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Comstock, Enos P. (illustrator). Repirnt. 311 pp. Corners thumbed. Binding firm, spine uncreased. No markings. A first printing of a reproduction of the 1926 edition from J.H. Sears Co. A pioneer's account of life in the Estes Park region of the Colorado Rockies. Estes Park was just a crossroads in 1899 when young Joe Mills first saw Colorado's Front Range. A would-be Robinson Crusoe, Joe scaled peaks, watched wild animals, hunted and trapped, and roughed it in the1900-1930 period and later wrote about it for Boys Life magazine. Introduction and notes by James H Pickering of the University of Houston. Mills lived 1880 to 1935. Includes map of Longs Peak. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009739
Published by Avalon Travel, Emeryville, California, 2002
Trade Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. 2nd Edition. 419 pp. Close to new, no markings or creases. A selection of 20 motorcycle tours within the U.S., most of them within just one or two states. Includes motel, restaurant and attraction information, lists of resources for more details for each region. Examples of tours include Memphis to New Orleans; Miami to Key West; Berkshires; Black Hills; Blue Ridge; Cape Cod, Hudson Valley; Civil War battlefields; Taos to San Fe; Calistoga to Carmel. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009935
Published by Vintage (Random House), NY, 2009
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good +. 12th Printing. 335 pp. Light wear, thumbed. No markings. Spine uncreased. Powerful account of an Arab-American couple displaced by Hurricane Katrina struggling with the disaster-relief bureaucracy in New Orleans. Size: 8mo -- 8 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 010103
Published by Down East Books, Camden, Maine, 1973
Trade Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. Reprint. 233 pp. Nearly new, small dot on preliminary page, no other markings. With illustrations by the author. Hamlin recounts her life as a young schoolteacher in Maine's north woods during the 1940s. She lived with lumberjacks in the years before automation changed the timber industry. Her school was in Churchill Lake in secluded northwestern Maine and she ended up marrying a game warden. Vivid anecdotes about life with French-Canadian woodsmen. Size: 8bp -- 8.5 In.
Seller Inventory # 503004644
Published by Lyons Press (Globe Pequot Press), Guilford, Connecticut, 2008
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. First Paperback Edition. 213 pp., with glossy b&w photos, map. Upper cover and text pages thumbed, some crinkled. A small dark mark on top corner of fore edge. No other markings. Binding tight. A lively narrative of Strel's arduous long distance swim of the Amazon in April 2007. The feat was to call attention to loss of rain forest in the Amazon Basin. Also to land middle-aged Strel another mention in the Guinness Book of World Records. Note: Title page lists authors in reverse order, with ghostwriter Mohlke listed first. Size: 8vo-- 9 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005490
Published by Barnes & Noble, NY, 1993
Cloth & Boards. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Reprint -- 10th Printing. 479 pp. Handsome Barnes & Noble reprint of the classic, in as-new, gift-quality condition. No markings. The full text is here, but there are no illustrations or editor's notes. Size: 8vo --8.5 In.
Seller Inventory # 009226
Published by A.L. Burt Co. 0, NY
Cloth & Boards. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Reprint. 361 pp., plus 7 pp. rear advertising matter. Scarlet cloth, sunned on spine, light rippling on front cover, bumped corners. Small whitish smudge on rear cover. Previous owner's name in pencil on endpaper. Frontispiece. Binding firm. Gilt on top edge. No publication date but likely 1900 -- listed at 75 cents in publisher's catalog in rear pages. Part of the Burt's Home Library series. Text still fairly bright. Tale of a czar's messenger making his way through Siberia. Size: 8v0 -- 7.5 In Tall. Book.
Seller Inventory # 009369
Published by Duluth Publishing/National Historical Society, Harrisburg Pa., 1994
Cloth. Condition: Very Good +. Facsimile Reprint. 295 pp. A facsimile reprint of the Duluth Publishing original edition of 1899. Light bumping of spine edges, else near fine. Lacks jacket. Clean text. No markings. The sister of "Buffalo Bill" gives a detailed account of Cody's boyhood, his adventures as an Army scout and Pony Express rider through Indian territories in the Old West, and his later show business career. Many anecdotes, told in Victorian prose. Part of the National Historical Society's "The West as it Was" series with an oval logo on front board. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in.
Seller Inventory # 009694
Published by Carroll & Graf Pub, NY, 1999
Cloth. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First US Edition. Nearly new, previous owner's embossed seal on endpaper, no other markings. 194 pp. on glossy stock, 57 photos and illustrations and 9 maps. The Collier husband-and-wife team circumnavigates Antarctica, retracing the routes of early explorers including Amundsen, Shackleton, Worsley, Priestly and others. Maps are especially helpful in appreciating their exploits. A reprint of a UK edition. Size: 4to -- 11.25 in Tall. Book.
Seller Inventory # 009450
Published by Heritage Press, NY, 1947
Decorative Cloth. Condition: Very Good +. Mueller, Hans Alexander. (illustrator). Reprint. 346 pp. Illustration of cityscape and harbor printed on beige cloth. Two-color or illustrations throughout text. Detailed introduction and commentary on Dana's life by William McFee, plus author's preface. Text clean. Endpapers lightlty toned. Lightly rubbed corners. Slipcase missing. Size: 4to -- 10.5 In.
Seller Inventory # 009668
Published by HarperCollins, NY, 1981
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Seton, Ernest Thompson (illustrator). 1st Paperback Edition. 415 pp., including nearly 100 pp. of appendices with lists of plants, mammals, birds etc observed on this exploration trip. Lightly used, light spine creasing. Light toning of text. No markings, binding firm. Subtitle: A canoe-journey of 2000 miles in search of the caribou; being the account of a voyage to the region north of Aylmer Lake. Seton writes in the first person about his six-month venture into the Canadian Northwest in 1907, undertaken with naturalist Edwin Preble. Many line drawings by Seton. Cover blurb states: ".we have Seton's exciting, often amusing, account.of visiting distant outposts of the Hudson Bay Company, hunting buffalo, working with Indians, battling mosquitoes, and finally reaching the treeless plains above the Arctic Circle." Size: 8mo -- 8 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 010181
Published by George Routledge & Sons, London
Cloth. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Later Printing. 249 pp., plus 4 pp. of advertising matter at rear. No publication date but likely circa 1920. Grey green cover with stamped art nouveau design -- oval shape encompassing a villa, flanked by two torches, additional torch design on spine. Light rubbing on lower spine. Text heavily toned especially on outer margin, but clean, title page detached, laid in. Frontispiece showing two men hanging onto a hot-air balloon. A later edition of Verne's first novel, an adventure story of exploration in Africa. Size: 12mo -- 7.5 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009366
Published by A.L. Burt, NY
Cloth. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Reprint. 409 pp. Spine sunned, corners bumped, spine edges frayed, text clean, light pencil number on endpaper. Dark maroon cloth boards. Not dated, but spine label says it is part of A.L. Burt's Home Library series. Circa 1920? Includes a few engravings by various artists, including a frontispiece. Contains both parts of Verne's adventure novel about rafting on the Amazon -- Part 1, The Giant Raft; and Part II, The Cryptogram. Size: 8vo -- 7.5 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 010114
Published by John C. Winston Co., Chicago
Embossed Cloth. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Reprint. 246 pp. Translated by W.H.G. Kingston. Dark green cover embossed with red acorns and titling, and pastedown sticker illustration showing people walking along a village lane. No publication date, possibly circa 1930. Novel was first published in France in 1877. Tale of a man who discovers a family living in a Scottish mine. Corners bumped, moderate foxing on endpapers. Text clean. Binding firm. Cloth on upper spine has a 2-inch slit. No jacket. Size: 8vo.
Seller Inventory # 009671