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1 Abend, Hallett The God from the West: A Biography of Frederick Townsend Ward
Garden City, NY Doubleday & Company, Inc 1947 First Edition Black Cloth Very Good Fair (in mylar) Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Mapped endpapers, textblock is clean and tight. Black cloth binding, gilt stamped title in Chinese symbols, folding to head of spine, bumped foot of spine, lightly edge-scuffed covers. Unclipped dust jacket, large chip on front bottom edge extending to the spine and back cover, small chips to head of spine, chipped corners, mylar sleeved for safe-keeping from further wear. 304pp., including index. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2 Akers, Floyd (a.k.a. L. Frank Baum) The Boy Fortune Hunters in Egypt
Chicago The Reilly & Britton Co. 1908 Early Reprint Embossed Cloth Very Good Hardcover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall B&W Frontispiece 
Minor aging, couple pages with creased top corners; Front and rear gutters strengthened with clear, archival adhesive (ph neutral PVA), with a tiny bit of hinge material visible, front and back, otherwise textblock is clean and tight. Dust soiled top edge. Bumped and worn head and foot of spine, bumped and moderately worn edges and corners, Character soiled spine and boards; Colorful illustration/decoration on front cover. Differs from the true First Edition/First Printing which was lettered in white on the front cover, whereas our copy is lettered in black, with the author's name in red; 291p. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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3 Anderson, F. Whitehouse Bushed
Manchester Falmouth Publishing House 1954 Cloth Very Good Good (in mylar) Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed & Inscribed By Author
Author's inked signature and inscription on ffep. Textblock and binding is clean and tight. Price-clipped dust jacket with light chipping at edges and corners, shallow edge tears, chipping to head of spine, lightly rubbed, $5.00 written in ink on inner flap, discoloration and small abraision to front cover. 220pp 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Baker, Sir Samuel W. Wild beasts and their Ways: Reminiscences of Europe, Asia, Africa and America
Prescott, AZ Wolfe Publishing Co., Inc. 1988 09355632751 Reprint Cream Boards Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Engravings 
Beautiful, gift quality copy, a reprint of the 1890 edition; 455p. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Burton, Captain Sir Richard F. First Footsteps in East Africa or, An Exploration of Harar (2 volumes)
London Tylston and Edwards 1894 Memorial Edition Illustrated Cloth Very Good Hard Cover 8vo - Over 7 3/4" -9 3/4 " Tall Color Frontispeice/Plates 
A very nice 2 Volume Set. Volume 6 and 7 of the Memorial Edition of the Works of Captain Sir Richard F. Burton. Red top edge. Gilt decoration on covers and titling on spine. Inked gift inscription to St. George R. Burton, relation to Richard Burton, from his wife on title page in both volumes. Light character soiling, else textblocks very clean and tight. Light shelf wear to bindings, rubbed covers, bumped corners and head and foot of spine, light fraying at corners, very slight rippling to covers. Vol. 1 209pp., Vol. 2 276pp., including index. 
Price: 595.00 USD
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6 Cooper, Thomas Thornville Travels of a Pioneer of Commerce
New York Arno Press 1967 Reprint Boards Very Good+ Very Good+ (in mylar) Hard Cover 8vo - Over 7 3/4" -9 3/4 " Tall Drawings 
extremeley clean copy; textblock immaculate and tight; unclipped jacket has very minimal wear along very top margins; fold out map of China and India in back; 471pp 
Price: 19.00 USD
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7 Diemberger, Kurt (by); Salkeld, Audrey (translated from German by) Spirits of the Air
Seattle, Washington The Mountaineers 1994 0898864089 / 9780898864083 First Edition Cloth Very Good+ Good+ (in mylar) Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photographs Signed by Author
Author's signature on title page; First Edition; Illustrated end pages. Immaculate textblock. Lightly shelf worn binding. Unclipped dust jacket with moderate wear and scuffing to corners and spine extremities. 304p., including appendices. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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8 Dietz, Nettie Fowler A White Woman in a Black Man's Country: Three Thousand Miles Up the Nile to Rejaf
Omaha, Nebraska Privately Printed 1926 2nd Printing Blue Cloth Good+ Ex-Library, Hard Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Black & White Photographs/Rear Folded Map 
A readable ex-library copy with peeled pocket remnants on fep and ffep. Glue and ink stains on fep & ffep. Textblock overall clean and tight. The binding is beat up, worn and faded, with frayed extremities and corners Lacks dust jacket; 327pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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9 Ellis, William (Rev.) Three Visits to Madagascar, During the Years 1853-1854-1856. Including a Journey to the Capital; with Notices of the Natural History of the Country and of the Present Civilization of the People
Philadelphia John E. Potter and Company 1858 Illustrated Cloth Very Good+ Hard Cover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Woodcuts From Photographs 
looks to be an 1880s or 90s printing from the style of the binding; No map with this edition. a blank, full-color presentation page precedes the title page; previous owner's inked name on ffep, otherwise textblock is clean and tight. original brown cloth binding is lightly shelf worn. 426pp., including appendix. 
Price: 38.80 USD
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10 Fisher, Alexander (Surgeon R.N.) A Journal of a Voyage of Discovery to the Arctic Regions, in His Majesty's Ships Hecla and Griper, in the Years 1819 & 1820
London Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown 1821 First Edition Original Boards Very Good Hard Cover 8vo - Over 7 3/4" -9 3/4 " Tall Foldout Maps, Chart, Woodcuts 
A Journal of a Voyage of Discovery to the Arctic Regions in H.M.'s Ships 'Helca' and 'Griper'. First Edition in original boards, rebacked. Includes fold out map, chart, and woodcuts. Small moisture stain on spine, bumped corners, light character soiling to binding, moderate edge and corner wear to binding, previous owner's name inked on title page, light to moderate age staining throughout textblock, p.257 chipped at top edge, else textblock and binding generally clean and tight. 320p., including appendix. 
Price: 599.00 USD
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11 Frost, Alan The Voyage of the Endeavour: Captain Cook and the Discovery of the Pacific
Australia Allen & Unwin 1998 1864481889 / 9781864481884 2nd Printing Wraps Near Fine Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photographs/Maps/Colored Plates 
Previous owner's inked writing on half title page, else extremely clean and tight, gift quality copy! 140pp., including bibliography and index. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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12 Gatti, Ellen and Attilio Here is Africa
NY Charles Scribner's Sons 1943 First Edition Illustrated Boards Very Good+ Very Good+ (in mylar) Hard Cover 4to - Over 9 " -12" Tall Attilio Gatti/Raymond Lufkin 
Textblock very clean and tight. Several photos and maps. Light shelf wear to binding, light wear to edges and head of spine. Inside price clipped dust jacket with light wear to edges, corners, and head and foot of spine, lightly rubbed. 165pp., plus index. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13 Hall, Sam (by); Hussman, Larry (with) Danger's Disciple
Rockville, MD Seaboard Press 2008 1596636459 / 9781596636453 First Edition Wraps Very Good+ Paperback 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Black & White Photographs 
Textblock is extremely clean and tight. Creasing along spine, lightly creased corners. 376pp. 
Price: 8.99 USD
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14 Hurley, Vic; Miller, Max (introduction by) Southeast of Zamboanga
NY E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. 1935 Second Printing Red Cloth Very Good Hard Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
end paper maps, photo illustrations; light, inconsequential glue discoloration along gutters, else textblock very clean and tight; top edge yellow; binding is clean, with a very sunned spine and edges, but overall lightly shelf worn; no dust jacket; 237p. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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15 Krepps, Robert W. The Courts of the Lion
NY Rinehart & Co. Inc 1950 Cloth Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Owner's ink signature on ffep. Otherwise textblock is clean and tight. Binding edge and corner scuffed and worn, with moderate wear along spine and corners. Lacks dust jacket; 340pp 
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 Leeder, S. H. The Desert Gateway Biskra and Thereabouts
London Cassell and Company, Ltd. 1912 Early Reprint Embossed Brown Cloth Very Good Hard Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Folded Frontispiece/16 Photographs By S. H. Leeder and A. Bougault 
Previous owner's ink signature,dated 1915 on ffep, lightly aged, else very clean and tight. Lightly shelf worn binding. 272p., including appendix and index. Originally published in 1910. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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17 Marjay, Frederico (artistic Arrangement by); Dias, Admiral Fernando De Quintanilha E Mendonca (intro. by); Brochado, Costa; Nemesio, Vitorino; Mauricio S.J., Father; Bensaude, Joaquim; Peres, Damiao (texts by); Dykes, George F. W. (translation by) Dom Henrique; the Navigator
Libson 1960 Boards Very Good Good Hard Cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Frederico Marjay 
Ffep ink gift inscription, otherwise textblock and binding is clean and tight. Lightly rubbed, unclipped dust jacket with chip at top edge near head of spine, several closed edge tears. 96pp. 
Price: 14.55 USD
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18 McFee, William Sunlight in New Granada
Garden City, NY Doubleday, Page & Co. 1925 First Edition Cloth Very Good Poor (in mylar) Hard Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
aged and foxed end papers, else the textblock is clean and tight; age worn binding, with a red stain in the cloth at the bottom corner of the rear board; top edge gilt; what remains of the dust jacket is heavily faded, chipped, worn, character-soiled, and generally dingy. 275p. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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19 Morden, William J. (by); Andrews, Roy Chapmen (introduction by) Across Asia's Snows and Deserts
NY G. P. Putnam's Sons 1936 First Edition/3rd Printing Cloth Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Plates Signed & Inscribed By Author
Signed and inscribed by author, on second ffep to his friends Elizabeth and Bill Gossett; After the Second World War, William Gossett became chief counsel to Ford Motor Co., and was the head of the United Negro College Fund in the 1960s; Elizabeth Gossett was the daughter of Charles Evans Hughes, the Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court; Christmas card from the Morden's laid in; textblock clean and tight. binding lightly shelf worn; no dust jacket; 415p., including appendix and index. 
Price: 165.00 USD
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20 Robeson, Kenneth Land of Long Juju: Doc Savage (#47)
NY Bantam Books 1970 Wraps Good + Mass Market Paperback 
Aged texblock and binding tight and clean. slight shelf wear. 140p. 
Price: 4.99 USD
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