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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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SEVEN LEAGUE BOOTS

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $40.00

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

Edition: Later Printing

Order Number: 18610


DJ with light rubbing to extremities. Former owner's name on first blank page; Halliburton in the steps of Hannibal: "Here is Indiana Jones, but with more chutzpah... Returning to France, he takes his elephant, Elysabethe Dalrymple, from the zoo in the Bois de Boulogne. With her trainer he leads her through the streets of Paris in the middle of the night to a waiting train. From there they travel to Martigny in Switzerland, where Halliburton becomes Hannibal, riding ... 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

THE GLORIOUS ADVENTURE

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, Garden City Publishing: 1927

Order Number: 1281


Gilt spine lettering faded ; 8vo; 354 pages View more info

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THE TRAVELS OF MARCO POLO For Boys and Girls

By: Knox, Thomas W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1885

Order Number: 15270


Wear to extremities. Spine faded. Binding a bit loose towards front of book. Previous owner's name to front free endpaper; Detailed adaptation of the Travels for young people, although it does not at all read like a young adult book, perfectly suited for those interested in tales of exploration, young and older alike ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo; 530 pages View more info

A WORLD ON THE WANE

By: Levi-Strauss, C

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Criterion Books: 1961

Order Number: 4129


Rubbing to extremities. Binding not tight, especially in photograph section; The author examines tribal culture in the Brazilian jungles, particularly the polygamy and the communal nature of the culture. B&W photographic section, some of which show natives in states of undress ; Ex-Lib; B&W Photographs; 8vo; 404 pages View more info

THE WESTWARD CROSSINGS Balboa, Mackenzie, Lewis and Clark

By: Mirsky, Jeannette

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Order Number: 4298


Minor rubbing to extremities and gilt spine lettering a bit faded; 8vo - 8" to 9" tall; 365, xiii pages View more info

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NORTH CAPE

By: Ommanney, F. D.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co.: 1939

Order Number: 16940


Boards with very light rubbing to extremities; B&W Photographs; 8vo View more info

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THE ORIENTAL ADVENTURE Explorers of the East

By: Severin, Timothy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Company: 1976

Edition: First American Edition

Order Number: 15045


Light wear to DJ; Three months journey from the Mediterranean, up through the Himalayas, across the Gobi desert, and that's only the beginning. First American edition ; B&W Illustrations; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 240 pages View more info

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GREAT ADVENTURES AND EXPLORATIONS From Earliest Times to the Present, As Told by the Explorers Themselves

By: Stefansson, Vilhjalmur

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Dial Press: 1952

Edition: Revised Edition

Order Number: 17517


DJ spine sunned and with several small chips and two tiny holes. DJ PC. A nice and tight copy; 8vo; 788 pages View more info

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EXPLORER'S AND TRAVELLERS' TALES

By: Tchernine, Odette (Ed. )

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Adventurers Club: 1963

Order Number: 1275


DJ fraying and with some tears - large part of back missing. Former owner's name to front endpaper; Book Club Edition; 8vo; 256 pages View more info

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THE UNTOLD STORY OF EXPLORATION

By: Thomas, Lowell

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co: 1935

Order Number: 1298


Numerous b&w illustrations with light green background; 8vo; 333 pages View more info