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Aerofilms, .   YORKSHIRE FROM THE AIR  
London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1989. 1st ed. 160 pages. Hardcover. 0712620621 0-7126-2062-1. Over 150 color photos traveling over Yorkshire in a circular pattern make an impressive and unusual portrait of the region.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked, in a crisp Dj. # A9756. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Andrews, Nick.   DEATH BY GOLD (SIGNED)  
Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2005. 1st ed. 428 pages. Paperback. 1420863932 1420863932. Semi-autobiographical novel of intrigue and the quest for gold in the Mediterranean. SIGNED by the author. Inscribed "Fair winds, following seas".
New/Wraps. new A new copy. New old stock from our archives. # 26502. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ballantyne, R. M.   FIGHTING THE WHALES: OR, DOINGS AND DANGERS ON A FISHING CRUISE  
New York: Stitt Publishing Company, 1905. Reprint. 177 pages. Hardcover. Gift inscribed Christmas 1906. Cover illustrated with young man standing amidst all sorts of sporting equipment. Hocky stick, shotgun, and oar on the spine. Grey-green cloth-covered boards with black title and illustrations and red details. Uncommon from this publisher.
Good+/No Jacket. Binding and hinges firm. Corners scuffed (two of them through cloth). Spine ends have minor fray. # E0897. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Balmain, Melissa.   JUST US: ADVENTURES AND TRAVELS OF A MOTHER AND DAUGHTER  
Boston: Faber & Faber, 1998. 1st ed. 207 pages. Hardcover. 0571199488 0-571-19948-8. Inscribed and signed by the author and by Gina Ingoglia, mother of the author, who did the drawings at the beginning of each chapter.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight. # B8040. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bartlett, Phil.   THE UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY: THE REASON WE CLIMB  
Great Britain: The Ernest Press, 1993. 183 pages. Hardcover. 0948153245 0-948153-24-5. Stories of climbers and mountains all over the world.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked, no wear. # B9328. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Baum, James Edwin.   SPEARS IN THE SUN  
Chicago: Reilly & Lee Company, 1928. 1st ed. 280 pages. Hardcover. Black cloth-covered boards with red title and sun decoration on front. Illustrated map endpapers. Top edge dyed red. First edition. African elephant hunting and ivory poaching adventure.
Good+/No Jacket. Internal hinge papers started to separate, but cloth holding. No owner marks, spine ends frayed. # E2804. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Best, Nicholas.   HISTORIC BRITAIN FROM THE AIR: PHOTOS BY JASON HAWKES  
Godalming, UK: Colour Library Books, 1995. 160 pages. Hardcover. 185833439X 1-85833-439-X. From south-east coast of England to far reaches of Scotland, Best and Hawkes record the ebb and flow of history on the ground beneath them.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Light corner wear on price-clipped Dj. # A9736. $7.75     Inquire Now  
Brown, D.C.   JOURNEY FROM THE ARCTIC  
New York: Knopf, 1956. 1st Am. ed. 231 pages. Hardcover. Adventure in Scandinavia, with 32 b/w photos.
VG/Good. Firm binding, unmarked. Dj has old tape ghost on one inch tear, PC. # B6357. $5.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Burton, Neil.   ENGLISH HERITAGE FROM THE AIR  
New York: St. Martin's, 1994. Reprint. 192 pages. Hardcover. 031203184X 0-312-03184-X. Aerial photos taken from a balloon by Skyscan of seventy-five of England's most attractive and historically significant sites.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked, in a bright, crisp Dj in mylar. # A9760. $8.00     Inquire Now  
Carter, Terry, & Lara Dunston.   BEST OF DUBAI: THE ULTIMATE POCKET GUIDE AND MAP  
Melbourne: Lonely Planet, 2006. 1st ed. 96 pages. Wraps. 1740596196 1-74059-619-6.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked, no crease. # B2221. $6.25     Inquire Now  
Cleare, John.   TREKKING: GREAT WALKS OF THE WORLD  
Topsfield MA: Salem House, 1988. 1st ed. 216 pages. Hardcover. 0881623083 0-88162-308-3. Thirteen trekking adventures, mapped, described, and photographed. Map endpapers.
Near Fine/VG. Tight, no marks. Slightest shelfwear, and impressions on dustjacketfrom writing on top of book. # E3382. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Clifford, Brian, & Neil Illingworth.   THE VOYAGE OF THE GOLDEN LOTUS  
Wellington, NZ: Reed, 1963. Reprint. 224 pages. Hardcover. Story of adventure sailing a new Chinese junk from Hong Kong to New Zealand. Map endpapers. B/w photos, maps, and drawings.
VG/Good+. Very firm binding. Top of spine softened, no marks. Top edge is faded. Dustjacket lightly worn on edge, and price-clipped. # B9841. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cornuke, Robert.   ARK FEVER: THE TRUE STORY OF ONE MAN'S SEARCH FOR NOAH'S ARK  
Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House, 2005. 1st ed. 257 pages. Paperback. 1414302967 1414302967.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No reader crease. # B8989. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cram, Mildred, & Allan G. Cram.   OLD SEAPORTS OF THE SOUTH  
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1917. 1st ed. 364 pages. Hardcover. Story of brother and sister excursion by train and ship from New York City to Galveston and back. Written by her and illustrated with 25 drawings by him. Essays on Baltimore, Annapolis, Wilmington, Charleston, Savannah, Several stops in Florida, New Orleans, Galveston, and Key West. Orange cloth-covered boards, gilt and white pictorial front, title in gilt shield on spine. Top edge gilt. Color frontispiece.
Good+/No Jacket. Firm binding. No name or marks. Corners square, edges & endpapers foxed. # E2479. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Crow, Melinda.   CAMPING NEW MEXICO: A FALCON GUIDE  
Helena, MT: Falcon, 2000. 1st ed. 147 pages. Paperback. 1560447095 1-56044-709-5. Where to go in New Mexico, how to get there, and what to expect. Maps and charts.
Fine. No wear or sign of use. # B8481. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cunningham, editor, Paula.   SAMPLE WEST KENTUCKY: A RESTAURANT GUIDE WITH MENUS AND RECIPES  
Kuttawa KY: McClanahan Publishing House, 198. 109 pages. Paperback. 0913383031 0-913383-03-1. Menu facsimiles from the restaurants, maps to get there, recipes for specialities of each. Featuring 18 establishments in western Kentucky.
Good+/Wraps. Tight, clean, unmarked. Slightly sun-faded on front cover, else VG. # E2808. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dancer, Daniel D., & William Least Heat-.   FOUR SEASONS OF KANSAS  
Lawrence, KS: Univ. Press of Kansas, 1988. 1st ed. 128 pages. Hardcover. 0700603751 0-7006-0375-1. Published for the Kansa Department of Commerce and Ksnsas Magazine, filled with color photos by Dancer and introductory essay by Heat-Moon. Signed by Dancer on the title page.
Fine/Near Fine. Book shows no sign of use. Bit of scuffing on duetjacket. # E2263. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Diaz Merlano, Juan Manuel.   REGION CARIBE DE COLUMBIA (HARDCOVER)  
Banco de Occidente, 2014. 1st ed. 208 pages. Hardcover. 9589916961 9-5899169-6-1. New hardcover book in publisher shrinkwrap. Large 9.75 x 13.25 inch format.
New/New. New. # E0181. $42.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Disney Staff, .   BLACK HOLE  
New York: Random House, 1979. 1st ed. 44 pages. Hardcover. 0394842790 0-394-84279-0. Space adventure from Disney Studios for kids 8-9 years old.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, unmarked. Spine ends chipped. Inside crisp and clean. # E3525. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Donoghue, David.   EXPLORATIONS OF ALBERT PIKE IN TEXAS  
Austin: Texas State Historical, 1935. Reprint. 4 pages. Paperback. Four-page reprint from the Southwestern Historical Quarterly, XXXIX, 135-138 (October, 1935). This pamphlet published by the Texas State Historical Association. Map of Pike's travels in WEst Texas. Quarterly is spelled on the cover with the first 'r' missing.
VG/Wraps. Stapled pamphlet has foxing. # E0192. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dugger, Shepherd M.   THE BALSAM GROVES OF THE GRANDFATHER MOUNTAIN: A TALE OF THE WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA MOUNTAINS  
Banner Elk: Shepherd M. Dugger, 1895. Reprint. 187 pages. Hardcover. Travel/adventure story glorifying nature in the mountains. B/w photos, information relating to the section and its hotels, and a table showing the height of important mountains. Dark brown cloth-covered boards with gilt title on spine.
X-Lib Fair/No Jacket. Former library copy with stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy. FFEP missing. Label removed from front leaving light rectangle. # E3262. $40.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Edmonds, Elmer (Eve).   ATOMIC 'ENERY TRIES DEEP SEA EXPLORING (SIGNED)  
New York: Pageant Press, 1954. 1st ed. 220 pages. Hardcover. Third in Atomic 'Enery series features the Hero & his little sister Beta Ray. Binding very firm, corners sharp. Spine ends slightly softened. Signed by the author, o/w unmarked.
Near Fine/VG. Dj has three tiny tears & small chips corners & ends of spine. # A4250. $25.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Explorer Staff, .   DUBAI: THE COMPLETE RESIDENTS' GUIDE 11TH EDITION  
Dubai, UAE: Explorer, 2007. Revised ed. 637 pages. Wraps. 9768182881 9-7681828-8-1.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No crease. # B2219. $6.25     Inquire Now  
Ferguson, Gary.   SHOUTING AT THE SKY: TROUBLED TEENS AND THE PROMISE OF THE WILD (SIGNED)  
New York: St. Martin's, 1999. 1st ed. 249 pages. Hardcover. 0312200080 0-312-20008-0. Documents a season in the wilderness with a group of troubled teens in a program to help them. Signed by the author on the halftitle page. B/w pictorial dustjacket with yellow title on front and spine.
VG/VG. Firm binding. Heartfelt composition inked on the rear endpaper. # E3435. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ferrucci, Giovanni.   BOOTLEGGER  
New York: Independent Publishing Company, 19. 1st ed. 279 pages. Hardcover. Adventurous biography of Italian immigrant who believed the Eighteenth Ammendment should be repealed in order to get the flow of profits out of the hands of the underworld. Red cloth-covered boards with black title on front and spine. Very scarce. First edition, no dustjacket.
Good+/No Jacket. Firm binding, no owner marks. Cover has some fadeing and silverfishing. Corners square, spine ends a little softened. # E2788. $450.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Field, Matthew, & John E. Sunder, ed.   MATT FIELD ON THE SANTA FE TRAIL  
Norman: Univ. Oklahoma, 1960. 1st ed. 322 pages. Hardcover. Number 29 in the American Exploration and Travel Series. Collected by Clyde and Mae Reed Porter. Edited, and with introduction and notes by John E. Sunder. Adventures in 1839, taken from Field's journals and 85 articles later published in the New Orleans Picayune.
Fine/Near Fine. New old stock from our archives. Dustjacket is price-clipped. and spine is slightly faded. No wear or marks on book. # B9051. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fields, Kenneth.   JOURNEY THROUGH LANCASHIRE  
Cheshire: Sigma Leisure, 1994. 1st ed. 218 pages. Paperback. 1850583986 1-85058-398-6.
VG/Wraps. Firm binding, light shelfwear. No name, writing, or reader crease. # B3295. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Flower, Jessie Graham.   GRACE HARLOWE'S OVERLAND RIDERS IN THE GREAT NORTH WOODS  
Philadephia: Henry Altemus Company, 1921. Reprint. 255 pages. Hardcover. Tan cloth-covered boards, illustration of riders on front in brown, black and orange. Illustrated with several b/w drawings without attribution. Early reprint by the original publisher, no date on the title page. Eight pages of ads at rear for publisher's other young reader's books.
Good/No Jacket. Firm binding, front hinge paper separated some. No owner marks. Spine ends worn, corners rubbed. Foxing. Spine darkened. Scattered areas of insect damage on cloth of cover. # E2740. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Freshfield, Douglas W.   THE EXPLORATION OF THE CAUCASUS, VOLUME I AND VOLUME II (SECOND EDITION)  
London: Edward Arnold, 1902. 2nd ed. 573 pages. Hardcover. Two volume set in dark green cloth-covered boards, leather spines with gilt titles. A library rebind. B/w photos, folding frontis view of the mountains, maps, and fold-out maps. 1902 second edition. Much on mountaineering, the peoples and cultures of the region, it's place in history with passes and byways between diverse civilizations. The large color fold-out map of The Peaks, Passes & Glaciers of the Central Caucusus measures 39.2 x 17.2 inches. Fold-out full-colo General Geological Map measures 12.0 x 10.5 inches.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Former library copy with stamps & marks. A clean, solid copy, without reader marks. Square corners, some wear at spine tops. Foxing on the endpapers and pages adjoining. # E3341. $445.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Frye, John & Harriet.   NORTH TO THULE: AN IMAGINED NARRATIVE OF THE FAMOUS 'LOST' SEA VOYAGE OF PYTHEAS OF MASSALIA IN THE 4TH CENTURY B.C.  
Chapel Hill: Algonquin Books, 1985. 1st ed. 190 pages. Hardcover. 0912697202 0-912697-20-2. Working from historical accounts, the authors propose what the early explorer might have encountered on his voyage from the Mediterranean past the British Isles into the area of Iceland, Greenland or Norway.
Near Fine/Fine. Just a hint of light foxing to cloth covers, else a Fine copy in mylar. # A4635. $5.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gaskill, Melissa.   PANDAS TO PENGUINS: ETHICAL ENCOUNTERS WITH ANIMALS AT RISK  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2018. 1st ed. 238 pages. Paperback. 1623496691 1-62349-669-1. Guide for wildlife enthusiasts and travel lovers to explore the natural world. Flexbound with flaps.
Fine/No Jacket. Tight, without wear or marks. # E2454. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Geissen, Steve, & Vuthy Kuon.   WILLIE & THE WORLD WIDE WEB (SIGNED)  
Houston: Three Leaves Publishing, 1998. Hardcover. 0966197402 0-9661974-0-2. Childrens' computer-adventure inscribed "To ____", signed by the illustrator, including a humorous drawing of a kid kicking a soccer ball, and dated 12/06/01. Alternating pages of text by Geissen and color plates by Kuon. Glossary of computer and internet terms.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no wear or owner marks on book or dustjacket. # E2844. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Girl Scouts of America, .   COOKING OUT-OF-DOORS  
New York: Girl Scouts of America, 1958. Reprint. 123 pages. Paperback. Covers fire building, outdoor kitchens, cook-out hikes, food planning, and recipes. Illustrated with drawings by Sharon F. Melick. Green card cover with drawing of campfire and girl carrying firewood. White spine has no title.
VG/Wraps. Book is clean and tight. Has small owner label inside front cover. # B8072. $15.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gurney, Alan.   RACE TO THE WHITE CONTINENT: VOYAGES TO THE ANTARCTIC  
New York: W.W. Norton, 2000. Reprint. 320 pages. Hardcover. 0393050041 0-393-05004-1.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj clean, bright. Very little sign of use. # B3968. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hadfield, John.   THE SHELL BOOK OF ENGLISH VILLAGES  
London: Michael Joseph, 1980. 1st ed. 384 pages. Hardcover. 0718119002 0-7181-1900-2. Illustrated with 16 color reproductions and over 120 b/w photos. This guide selects the most beautiful and/or historically interesting villages in England for the traveller.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked in a bright, crisp Dj. # A9768. $6.00     Inquire Now  
Hamilton, Charles W.   EARLY DAY OIL TALES OF MEXICO  
Houston: Gulf Publishing, 1966. 1st ed. 246 pages. Hardcover. The author's recollections (1912-1922) of the days of the great oil boom south of the Rio Grande coincide with periods of revolution & counter-revolution, most colorful & important time in Mexico history.
Near Fine/VG. An unsold copy from the archives, dustjacket is a bit sunfaded. # B7316. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Harrison, Barbara Grizzuti.   ITALIAN DAYS  
Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1989. 1st ed. 479 pages. Paperback. 0395551315 0-395-55131-5. Travel journal that is more than a guide.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no wear, no marks. # B9728. $3.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hastings, Howard L.   WATCH: SHEPHERD OF THE RANGE  
New York: Cupples & Leon, 1939. 278 pages. Hardcover. Story for young readers about thre ranch kids and their sheep-hearding dog. Lots of adventures. Pale orange boards with red titles on front and spine. Top edge dyed red. No dustjacket.
VG/No Jacket. Very firm binding and hinges. Corners lightly bumped. No name or marks. # E2088. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hatton, John.   THE BOOK OF BATH: THE PREMIER SPA OF THE EMPIRE (THIRD EDITION)  
Bath, England: Bath City Council, no date. 112 pages. Boards. All about spa treatments of every description, and all the sights to see in Bath. Sepia photos on every page and charming advertisements in the back. Stiff card covers. Probably from the 1930s.
VG/Wraps. Regional map on endpapers. External hinge starting to separate front. # A9639. $7.00     Inquire Now  
Henty, G.A.   BY PIKE AND DYKE: A TALE OF THE RISE OF THE DUTCH REPUBLIC  
New York: The Federal Book Company, 1910. Reprint. 414 pages. Hardcover. Tan cloth-covered boards with red and black military illustrations on frontand swords on spine. Undated, but circa 1910.
VG/No Jacket. Binding and hinges secure, two owner names 'from PaPa'. Spine ends lightly worn, corners square. All edges dyed greenish. # E2931. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hickam, Jr., Homer H.   BACK TO THE MOON (SIGNED)  
New York: Delacorte Press, 1999. 1st ed. 447 pages. Hardcover. 0385334222 0-385-33422-2. Space adventure signed by the author, and inscribed to fellow NASA engineer 'To Bob-who knows the truth about all within!'
Near Fine/Near Fine. # E1810. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hobbs, William Herbert.   THE EXPLORING ABOUT THE NORTH POLE OF THE WINDS  
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1930. 1st ed. 376 pages. Hardcover. Accounts of various Greenland and Arctic expeditions including those on the ships Morrissey, The Disko, The Walrus and Fulton, info on Eskimos, using sounding balloons, etc. 26 b/w photos, chapter decorations by the author.
Good+/No Jacket. Edges foxed, else VG. # A6504. $10.50     Inquire Now  
Hornak, Angelo.   BALLOON OVER BRITAIN  
London: Walker, 1991. 1st ed. 127 pages. Hardcover. 0744504449 0-7445-0444-9. Produced by the British Travel Authority and the National Trust, this book displays over 200 properties.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked, in a crisp Dj which has a nick at corner. # A9739. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jaques, Mary J.   TEXAN RANCH LIFE; WITH THREE MONTHS THROUGH MEXICO IN A PRAIRIE SCHOONER  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1989. Reprint. 363 pages. Hardcover. 0890963940 0-89096-394-0. Reprint of the 1894 travelogue of woman who left England in 1889, and spent two years traveling across the US to Texas, time on ranch in Kimble County, then into Mexico and the Southwest.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no name or marks. # E1826. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jones, Tristan.   HEART OF OAK (SIGNED)  
New York: St. Martin's, 1984. 1st Am. ed. 283 pages. Hardcover. 0312365985 0-312-36598-5. Jones recounts his years in the royal Navy during World War II. Signed and inscribed by the author on the front endpaper 'To Ed' and dated Jan. 1986. Glossary.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight. Dustjacket is scuffed at corners. # E2191. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jones, Tristan.   THE IMPROBABLE VOYAGE  
London: Bodley Head, 1986. 1st ed. 274 pages. Hardcover. 0370310144 0-370-31014-4. Story of the author's voyage across Europe, from the North Sea to the Black Sea, in an ocean-going trimaran. List of ports of call.
VG/VG. Clean, tight. Ink stamp of the yacht Empress on front endpaper, and her embossed ring stamp on title page. Dustjacket has no chips or tears. # E2192. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jones, Tristan.   YARNS (SIGNED)  
Boston: Sail Books, 1983. 1st ed. 272 pages. Hardcover. 0914814419 0-914814-41-9. Collection of short stories and tales, map endpapers. Signed and inscribed by the author on the halftitle page 'For Ed' and dated 1986. Owner boat name stamped on same page. Embossed seal of the boat on title page.
VG/VG. Clean and tight, no other marks, Little bit of foxing on top edge. Dustjacket scuffed at top of spine, quarter inch tear at foot of spine. # E2190. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kiely, Benedict.   THE AEROFILMS BOOK OF IRELAND FROM THE AIR  
London: Artus, 1994. Reprint. 160 pages. Hardcover. 18987991 1-898799-1-. The beauty and atmosphere of Ireland are shown to great effect in these aerial photos.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked, in a crisp, bright Dj. # A9738. $10.25     Inquire Now  
Knight, Max, & Gerhard Klammet.   RETURN TO THE ALPS: THE EARTH'S WILD PLACES 2  
San Francisco: Seabury Press, no date. 160 pages. Hardcover. 0913890057 0-913890-05-7. Essays and color photos praising the beauty and serenity of the mountains.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear on book or Dj. # B6936. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kosik, Fran.   NATIVE ROADS: THE COMPLETE MOTORING GUIDE TO THE NAVAJO AND HOPI NATIONS  
Tucson, AZ: Rio Nuevo Publishers, 1996. 1st ed. 292 pages. Paperback. 1887896163 1-887896-16-3. Self-guided tours featuring the history, geology and native cultures of Northern Arizona and New Mexico. B/w photos and maps of the routes.
Near Fine/Wraps. Crisp and bright. No wear, no marks. # E1340. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lawrence, Rachel.   ARGENTINA: INSIGHT GUIDES  
London: Insight Guides, 2010. Revised ed. 382 pages. Paperback. 981282054X 9-8128205-4-X. Color photos on every page of this travel guide, which also offers some history. Maps and index.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # B9727. $5.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lee, Josephine.   FABULOUS MANTICORA  
New York: John Day Co., 1976. 1st Am. ed. 186 pages. Hardcover. 0381996190 0-381-99619-0. A London boy becomes entangled in the evil of the valuable antique manticora he steals in order to buy his mother a home away from the tenement they live in.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Light foxing on top edge of text block, rem. mark on bottom. # A4251. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lockwood, C.C.   DISCOVERING LOUISIANA  
Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 1986. 150 pages. Hardcover. 0807113352 0-8071-1335-2. More than 150 color photos display the flora, fauna, and scenery of Louisiana.
Fine/Fine. # B8420. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Macfarlan, Allan A.   BOY'S BOOK OF OUTDOOR DISCOVERY  
New York: Galahad, 1973. Reprint. 160 pages. Hardcover. 0883650290 0-88365-029-0. Outdoor skills, boating, kite building, pathfinding, weather, plants, backyard geology & creatures in the wild are discussed in this book for young adventurers. A companion to Macfarlan's BACKYARD CAMPING.
Near Fine/VG. Light shelf wear. # A4199. $5.50     Inquire Now  
Mader, Richard.   LUNEBURG  
Bremen: , 1980. 48 pages. Hardcover. Color photos of a jewel of a city in northern Germany, with text in German, Danish & English.
Fine/No Jacket. Unmarked, gift quality. # A7796. $5.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Marlowe, Amy Bell.   FRANCES OF THE RANGES  
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1915. Reprint. 305 pages. Hardcover. Bright blue cloth-covered boards with star in circle device on front and soine. Illustraed with several b/w plates. At the end of the story are synopsese of five other books by this author, and several pages of listings of other books for young readers published by Grosset & Dunlap.
VG/No Jacket. Very firm binding and hinges, undated Chrisrmas greeting to Phylis from Bob. Square corners, straight spine. Top edge foxed. # E2741. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Maxwell, Gavin.   HARPOON VENTURE  
New York: Viking, 1952. Reprint. 304 pages. Hardcover. Adventures of setting up a business to hunt the basking shark for commercial purposes in the Hebrides. B/w photos, map endpapers. Grey cloth-covered boards with dark green decoration and title. Top edge dyed green. Red dustjacket with b/w photo illustration.
VG/Good+. Solid binding, edges foxed, owner bookplate. Dustjacket has some edge scuffing and foxing. # E3278. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mee, Arthur.   THE KING'S ENGLAND: ESSEX NEW EDITION FULLY REVISED  
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1966. Revised ed. 308 pages. Hardcover. Complete with new b/w photos by A. F. Kersting, a unique guide to 10,000 towns & villages of England as history has made them.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked in a bright price-clipped Dj. # A9813. $13.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mee, Arthur.   THE KING'S ENGLAND: LANCASHIRE, CRADLE OF OUR PROSPERITY  
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1949. Reprint. 326 pages. Hardcover. A unique guide to 250 towns & villages of England as history has made them, with 185 pictures.
Good+/No Jacket. Clean, tight, but has PO inscription. # A9814. $6.50     Inquire Now  
Miller, Ray.   EYES OF TEXAS TRAVEL GUIDE: GULF COAST EDITION (SIGNED)  
Houston: Cordovan, 1980. Reprint. 203 pages. Hardcover. 0891230610 0-89123-061-0. Later printing of first book in Miller's series of Texas travel guides. Signed by the author with date of 1982. Lots of info on things to see and do along the Gulf coast, although some are gone now, so it becomes a history. Rough cream cloth cover with gray titles.
Near Fine/VG. Book is tight, with no wear, but someone set a coffee cup on the front and left a ring. Bright dustjacket with a little foxing. # B8740. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mountevans, Admiral Lord.   MAN AGAINST THE DESOLATE ANTARCTIC  
New York: Wilfred Funk, 1951. 172 pages. Hardcover. Stories about various antarctic expeditions, some of which the author took part in. B/w photos, map endpapers.
VG/No Jacket. Clean and tight, PO bookplate. # B7842. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mytinger, Caroline.   HEADHUNTING IN THE SOLOMON ISLANDS AROUND THE CORAL SEA  
New York: Macmillan, 1942. Book Club ed. 416 pages. Hardcover. Adventure in the South Pacific of two American women, studying and making portraits of the indigenous Melanesian peoples before they would be changed forever by civilization. Map endpapers, b/w drawings. Light brown book with dark brown decorations and bright gilt title. Book Club folder laid in.
VG/Fair. Clean, tight, square, sharp corners. PON. Mended Dj has missing pieces # B5898. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
National Capital Committee, .   HOW TO SPEND A DAY OR A WEEK IN WASHINGTON, WORLD'S GREATEST NATIONAL CAPITAL  
Wash, D.C.: Washington Board Trade, 1935. 24 pages. Paperback. Day by day itinerary for viewing all the historic and scenic sites of the capital city. B/w photos in the text and a colorful map cover. This book is undated, but probably 1930s judging by the vehicles pictured and there is no mention of the Pentagon constructed beginning in 1941.
Fine/Wraps. Stapled booklet without marks or wear. # B9067. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Nee, Arthur.   CAMBRIDGESHIRE: THE COUNTRY OF THE FENS THE KING'S ENGLAND SERIES  
London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1949. Reprint. 240 pages. Hardcover. 150 places described with anecdotes of their history, and 106 sepia tone pictures.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked, w/square corners. Dj has minimal corner wear. # A9778. $8.75     Inquire Now  
Ong, M.P.   SKOOB DIRECTORY OF SECONDHAND BOOKSHOPS IN THE BRITISH ISLES FIFTH EDITION  
London: Skoob Books, 1994. 5th ed. 340 pages. Paperback. 1871438527 1-871438-52-7. Maps and directions to hundreds of shops which are described in detail. Includes an ABC of book auction terms.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B5815. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Osbourne, Lloyd.   THE ADVENTURER  
New York: D. Appleton, 1907. 1st ed. 396 pages. Hardcover. Green cloth binding, dark green ocean on front with sailing ship. First printing as (1) appears on the last page, per publisher's convention. Travel adventure aboard ship. Three b/w plates, plus frontispiece.
Good/No Jacket. Hinges and binding firm. Unmarked. Edges darkened. Spine ends frayed and worn, spine is sunned. # E2941. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pole, Graeme.   THE CANADIAN ROCKIES: A HISTORY IN PHOTOGRAPHS  
Canmore, Alberta: Altitude Publishing Canada. Revised ed. 112 pages. Paperback. 155153925X 1-55153-925-X. B/w photos display the history of the Canadian Rocky Mountains for travel and adventure.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1351. $7.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rathborne, St. George.   HOUSE BOAT BOYS: OR DRIFTING DOWN TO THE SUNNY SOUTH  
Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Co., 1912. 1st ed. 313 pages. Hardcover. Tan cloth-covered boards illustrated in blue, black, and white with house boat and boy in foreground. Spine has white title and blue, black, and white boat. Nine pages of advertisements for other Boys' books from the publisher. Gift inscription dated 'Xmas 1912'. Illustrated endpapers in red and white.
VG/No Jacket. Very firm binding and hinges. Square corners, spine ends rolled. # E2921. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Reader's Digest Staff, .   OUR CANADA COAST TO COAST DISCOVERIES  
Pleasantville: Reader's Digest, 2012. Reprint. 192 pages. Paperback. 1554751101 1-55475-110-1. Adventure and trip planning, what to see in Canada. Filled with color photos. Softcover with french-flaps.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E3360. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rice Institute, .   RICE INSTITUTE PAMPHLET VOL. XXVI, NO. 1, JANUARY 1939: CAVELIER DE LA SALLE, FOUNDER OF THE FRENCH EMPIRE IN AMERICA  
Houston: Rice Institute, 1939. 1st ed. 42 pages. Paperback. Elaboration of an address delivered on the occasion of the visit of the French National Mission Cavelier de La Salle to the Rice Institute April 2, 1937. Six essays about La Salle's expeditions in North America, his vision of empire, and his death. Small hole drilled by a bug through the back cover to page 15.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Yapped edges of wraps little wrinkled, with tiny tears. # B5567. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Roosevelt, Theodore, & Frederic Remingto.   RANCH LIFE AND THE HUNTING TRAIL  
Austin: Pemberton Press, 1966. 187 pages. Hardcover. Colaboration of the artist and the author on Roosevelt's second book of western adventures originally published in 1888. Foreword by J.P. Bryan, Jr. Tan cloth-covered boards with horseman on front, gilt title in black block on spine. First Pemberton printing.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, no wear, no marks. Foxing to boards, top edge, and endpapers. Light scuffing on the title block. # E3510. $82.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Roth, Hal.   AFTER 50,000 MILES  
New York: W.W. Norton, 1977. Reprint. 329 pages. Paperback. 0393309487 0-393-30948-7. Nuts-and-bolts information a would-be cruiser must know before setting out. B/w photos.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, no name or marks. No reader crease. # E2293. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shell Ladies' Project 1993, .   LIFE ON THE MOVE  
London: Ladies' Shell Project, 1993. 191 pages. Paperback. A collection of stories from Shell Oil wives about their families' adventures all over the world as expatriate employees of thea world wide petroleum company, 1928-1993.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # A7794. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Sherbinin, Betty de.   RIVER PLATE REPUBLICS: ARGENTINA, PARAGUAY & URUGUAY  
New York: Coward-McCann, 1947. 276 pages. Hardcover. Interesting travel guide, history & cultural commentary. Rear pocket holds 27" X 20" folded map of South America in perfect condition.
VG/No Jacket. Top of spine soft, but not frayed. # A4717. $8.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Slater, Pat.   CELEBRATING AUSTRALIA NATIONAL PARKS  
Fortitude Valley: Steve Parish Publishing, 1. 1st ed. 115 pages. Hardcover. 1875932941 1-875932-94-1. Color photos by Steve Parish, extolling the beauty and diversity of the land in Australia's national parks. Cover in printed photo boards matching the dustjacket.
VG/VG. Tight, clean, unmarked. Dustjacket has minor edge softening. # E3367. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Slesser, Malcolm.   BRAZIL: LAND WITHOUT LIMIT  
South Brunswick: A.S. Barnes, 1970. 1st Am. ed. 301 pages. Hardcover. 0498075893 0-498-07589-3. Slesser describes Brazil's people & history, & ponders it's future, as he tells his adventures on a working trip to that country.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. # A4130. $8.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stanley, Christopher, & Leslie Banks.   BRITAIN'S COASTLINE HISTORY FROM THE AIR  
London: Batsford, 1986. 1st ed. 142 pages. Hardcover. 0713454652 0-7134-5465-2. Landscapes, fortifications, resorts, lighthouses, ports and harbors are all shown to their greatest advantage by aerial photography.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Tiniest edgewear on book, Not price-clipped. # A9737. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stillman, Ron.   TRACKER  
New York: Charter/Diamond, 1990. 1st ed. 187 pages. Paperback. 1557733848 1-55773-384-8. Adventures of a high-tech bounty hunter. Mass-market paperback.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E3580. $7.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stilwell, Hart.   FISHING IN MEXICO  
New York: Knopf, 1948. 1st ed. 300 pages. Hardcover. Where to go and how to catch 'em from the author's fifteen years of fishing adventures in Mexico. Forty-one photos, one color plate, and one map. Glossary and index. Dark red cloth-covered boards with gilt title on spine. Black pictorial dustjacket, white title on spine. Top edge dyed red. Stated 1st edition. A bit hard to find with a jacket.
VG/Good. Tight, owner name on rear endpaper. Lower corners bumped.Price-clipped dustjacket is chipped and rubbed at corners and edges,with foxing on edges. # E3174. $47.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stuart, Gordon.   BOY SCOUTS OF THE AIR ON THE FRENCH FRONT  
Chicago: Reilly & Britton Co., 1918. 1st ed. 271 pages. Hardcover. Four full-page illustrations by Charles E. Meister. World War I flying adventure for young readers. Brown cloth-covered boards with orange and black pictorial front and spine.
VG/No Jacket. Very firm, corners square, spine ends softened. Owner name stamped on front and rear endpapers. Silverfish nibbled spot on fron at spine hinge. # E2133. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Su-Dale, Elizabeth.   CULTURE SHOCK! NORWAY: A GUIDE TO CUSTOMS AND ETIQUETTE  
Portland: Graphic Arts Center, 1998. Reprint. 264 pages. Paperback. 1558681663 1-55868-166-3. Knowledge you need to travel and live in Norway.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # B9954. $4.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Taylor, Fitch W.   THE BROAD PENNANT: OR A CRUISE IN THE UNITED STATES FLAG SHIP OF THE GULF SQUADRON, DURING THE MEXICAN DIFFICULTIES  
New York: Leavitt, Trow & Co, 1848. 415 pages. Hardcover. Adventures in the Caribean, South America, and Mexico. Incidents in the Mexican War from the commencement of hostilities to the capture of the City of Mexico. Folding frontis extends to over 14 inches, and depicts the United States squadron landing the Seamen and Marines at the Brazos de Santiago , May 8th 1846. Embossed decoration on front and rear boards. Gilt title, ship, and decoration on spine.
VG/No Jacket. Shaken, with only threads holding at front hinge. Corners worn, spine has changed color from blue-green to brown. Frontis has a four inch tear, crudely mended a long time ago. Front free endpaper missing. # B9650. $450.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Theroux, Paul.   DARK STAR SAFARI: OVERLAND FROM CAIRO TO CAPE TOWNS  
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2003. 1st ed. 472 pages. Hardcover. 0618134247 0-618-13424-7. Award-winning travel writer describes his journey by train, dugout canoe, native bus, and cattle truck...discovering an Africa worse-off than when he worked there forty years ago.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Square corners. # E1392. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Toohey, John.   CAPTAIN BLIGH'S PORTABLE NIGHTMARE  
New York: HarperCollins, 2001. Reprint. 211 pages. Paperback. 0060959525 0-06-095952-5. From the bounty to safety - 4,162 miles across the Pacific in a rowing boat.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No reader crease. A sticker ghost on front. # B3965. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Townsend, Tom.   POWDERHORN PASSAGE (SIGNED)  
Austin: Eakin Press, 1988. 1st ed. 102 pages. Hardcover. 0890156425 0-89015-642-5. Young reader's adventure in the time of the Rebublic of Texas, involving Jean Lafitte, Mexico Thompson, and other figures of Texas history. SIGNED by the author. Red cloth-covered boards with gilt title on spine. Pictorial white dustjacket. Cover art and interior illustrations by Francis Hill.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. Pristine. # E3168. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Townsend, Tom.   QUEEN OF THE WIND  
Austin: Panda Books / Eakin Pr., 1989. 1st ed. 146 pages. Hardcover. 0890157154 0-89015-715-4. Sailing, adventure, and romance on the high seas.
New/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # B9043. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Utley, Dan K., & Cynthia J. Beeman.   HISTORY AHEAD: STORIES BEYOND THE TEXAS ROADSIDE MARKERS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2010. 1st ed. 317 pages. Paperback. 1603441514 1-60344-151-4. Stories behind monuments and markers all over Texas commemorating people, places, and events in local history. Flex binding with french-flaps. Endnotes and index. A&M Travel Guides Series.
VG/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, some edge or corner bruising. # E0719. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Valerio, Maurizio.   TOP RATED ALASKAN ADVENTURES  
Baker City, OR: Picked-By-You Guides, 1999. 160 pages. Paperback. 1889807141 1-889807-14-1.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, no edgewear, remainder mark, light reader crease. # B1613. $5.75     Inquire Now  
Walker, Annabel.   THE AEROFILMS BOOK OF ENGLAND FROM THE AIR  
London: Artus, 1993. Reprint. 160 pages. Hardcover. 0297833359 0-297-83335-9. More than 150 color photos present an aerial tour of England. Foreword by John Timpson.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked, in a bright, crisp Dj. # A9759. $11.50     Inquire Now  
Walker, Henry J.   JESSE JAMES 'THE OUTLAW' VOLUME 1  
Des Moines: Henry J. Walker, 1961. 1st ed. 283 pages. Hardcover. Biography of Jesse James and the James Gang. B/w photos. Bright orange cloth-covered boards with black title on front and spine.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. Pristine. # A0362. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Warren, Bill.   GROWING UP IN CLUTE, TEXAS AND VELASCO  
Houston: Larksdale Press, 1977. 1st ed. 220 pages. Paperback. 0898963117 0-89896-311-7. The author's account of growing up on the Texas Gulf Coast in the late '50s. People, places, fishing & boating in the Clute / Lake Jackson / Velaso / Surfside Beach area of Brazoria County. Somewhat uncommon.
Fine/Wraps. Inscribed and Signed by the author, recipient names drawn through. # B7986. $27.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Weil, Thomas.   AREA HANDBOOK FOR ECUADOR  
Washington D.C.: USGPO, 1973. Revised ed. 403 pages. Hardcover. Handbook for diplomatic and other workers provides historical overview and modern social and economic descriptions.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, PON. # B6254. $10.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Widzer, Joel L.   PENNY PINCHER'S PASSPORT TO LUXURY TRAVEL 2ND EDITION (SIGNED)  
San Francisco: Travelers' Tales, 2004. 2nd ed. 309 pages. Paperback. 1932361049 1-932361-04-9. Signed by the author on the half-title page.
Fine/Wraps. No wear. # B9736. $4.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Winfield, Arthur M.   THE ROVER BOYS ON TREASURE ISLE: OR THE STRANGE CRUISE OF THE STEAM YACHT  
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1909. Reprint. 287 pages. Hardcover. Green cloth-covered boards with red and dark green illustrations and white title on front and spine. B/w illustrations scattered throughout.
Good+/No Jacket. Binding and hinges firm. Unmarked, corners square, spine ends a little softened. # E2935. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Witherspoon, Anna.   GOLDEN BELLS AROUND THE WORLD  
Dallas: Southern Publishing, 1936. Reprint. 417 pages. Hardcover. Story for young readers detailing a four-month trip around the world aboard an ocean liner. B/w photos, maps, and drawings. Dark blue cloth with black decorations and gilt titles on front. Map endpapers.
Good+/No Jacket. Binding tight, no names, but old price in ink on front endpapers. # B6293. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Witzel, Michael Karl.   ROUTE 66 REMEMBERED  
St.Paul, MN: Motorbooks International, 2003. Reprint. 192 pages. Paperback. 0760314985 0-7603-1498-5. Chronicles the history of America's first cross-continent highway with 125 color and 75 b/w photos, postcards, advertisements, signs and posters. Bibliography and index. 10-inch square format.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1260. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Yungjohan, John C.   WHITE GOLD: THE DIARY OF A RUBBER CUTTER IN THE AMAZON 1906-1916  
Oracle AZ: Synergetic Press, 1989. 1st ed. 103 pages. Paperback. 0907791166 0-907791-16-6. Edited by Ghillean T. Prance. Map and b/w photos. Glossary.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, no wear, no owner marks. # E2803. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  

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