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ENDS OF THE EARTH

By: Andrews, Roy Chapman

Price: $66.92

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1929

Order Number: 13482


Binding not tight. Pg 77 detached but present. Sticker residue to rear endpaper ; Author Andrews writes of whaling expeditions and desert islands, among many other things. If ever anyone was born to be an explorer, it is Andrews ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 355 pages View more info

MEMOIR OF THE LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF JOHN CHARLES FREMONT

By: Bigelow, John

Price: $120.86

Publisher: New York, Derby & Jackson: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 11698


Foxing & browning throughout. Wear to extremities; Biography of John C. Fremont, who, in the pantheon of exploration, was slightly unusual in that his explorations were wholly within the US. Elected to the US Senate, he was nominated for the presidency but lost the election of 1856. One of America's overlooked statesmen; B&W Illustrations; 12mo; 480 pages View more info

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SEVEN IRON MEN

By: De Kruif, Paul

Price: $84.90

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace: 1929

Order Number: 12469


Wear & small open tears to price clipped DJ. Binding cracking pg. 98-99; About the Merritt family, who prospected for iron ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 241 pages View more info

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THE OPENING OF THE WORLD

By: Divine, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1973

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 15050


Slight wear to DJ; From Henry of Portugal, 'the Explorer,' to the other Portugese captains who searched down the coast of Africa searching for new lands and new trade and in so doing, opened up the new world ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 272 pages View more info

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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD TRAVEL United States; Canada; Mexico; Central America ; Bermuda; the Bahamas ; the Caribbean ; South America

By: Doubleday, N. ; Cooley, E.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company: 1967

Edition: Second Edition

Order Number: 10854


First volume only ; Numerous B&W photos and maps; Vol. 1; 8vo; 655 pages View more info

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ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD TRAVEL Volume II: Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, the Pacific

By: Doubleday, Nelson; Cooley, C. Earl

Price: $30.96

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1967

Order Number: 10878


DJ brittle and with light chipping; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 1309 pages View more info

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WILFRID SCAWEN BLUNT 1840-1922

By: Finch, Edith

Price: $175.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 1262


Front hinge weakening ; 8vo; 415 pages View more info

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SKY ROAMING ABOVE TWO CONTINENTS An Aerial Cruise, with Many Landings in the Countries and Islands That Circle the Caribbean

By: Franck, Harry A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Stokes: 1938

Order Number: 3060


Boards a bit browned. Half title page cut out ; Nice endpapers with map; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 362 pages View more info

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PROCESSION

By: Gunther, John

Price: $30.96

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1965

Order Number: 10852


Book Club Edition ; 8vo; 532 pages View more info

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THE GLORIOUS ADVENTURE

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: 1927

Order Number: 1283


Some darkening to gilt spine lettering. Front board starting to separate from book block. Binding loose in other places. Dampstaining throughout ; 8vo; 354 pages View more info

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SEVEN LEAGUE BOOTS

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Garden City, Garden City Publishing Co. , Inc.: 1942

Order Number: 17222


Light chipping to DJ and with small stain to DJ back. Boards with light rubbing to spine ends ; Richard Halliburton is the crazy guy who rode his elephant in the tracks of Hannibal ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 417 pages View more info

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SEVEN LEAGUE BOOTS

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1935

Order Number: 17290


Spine sunned and lightly soiled. Boards with light rubbing to extremities. ; Nicely SIGNED by the author in ink on tipped in small paperboard. Richard Halliburton rode an elephant all the way across the Alps down into Turin. Then he went to Siberia and spoke to one of the architects of the assassination of the Czar and his family. Just to keep busy, he then went to Devil's Island off the coast of Florida, and to Haiti, Greece, back to Russia, where he has some cogent com... View more info

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THE GLORIOUS ADVENTURE

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1927

Order Number: 16941


DJ browned and with light chipping. ; The author follows Ulysses' route. Covering Italy, Greece, Tunisia, and Turkey. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 354 pages View more info

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NEW WORLDS TO CONQUER

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Garden City, Garden City Publishing:

Order Number: 17277


DJ with light rubbing and very small chips to extremities. ; The author's adventures in Latin America and South America ; B&W Photographs`; 8vo; 368 pages View more info

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SEVEN LEAGUE BOOTS

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill: 1935

Order Number: 16937


DJ with small chips along edges. Former owner's name on front free endpaper, blacked out with marker ; Richard Halliburton rode an elephant all the way across the Alps down into Turin. Then he went to Siberia and spoke to one of the architects of the assassination of the Czar and his family. Just to keep busy, he then went to Devil's Island off the coast of Florida, and to Haiti, Greece, back to Russia, where he has some cogent comments on the post-revolutionary period, ... View more info