Category: Adventure


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The God from the West: A Biography of Frederick Townsend Ward

By: Abend, Hallett

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc, 1947

Edition: First Edition

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. View more info

The Boy Fortune Hunters in Egypt

By: Akers, Floyd (a.k.a. L. Frank Baum)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Reilly & Britton Co., 1908

Edition: Early Reprint

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 Print... View more info


By: Anderson, F. Whitehouse

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Manchester, Falmouth Publishing House, 1954

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: 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 View more info

Wild beasts and their Ways: Reminiscences of Europe, Asia, Africa and America

By: Baker, Sir Samuel W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Prescott, AZ, Wolfe Publishing Co., Inc., 1988

Edition: Reprint

Beautiful, gift quality copy, a reprint of the 1890 edition; 455p. View more info

First Footsteps in East Africa or, An Exploration of Harar (2 volumes)

By: Burton, Captain Sir Richard F.

Price: $595.00

Publisher: London, Tylston and Edwards, 1894

Edition: Memorial Edition

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, ve... View more info

Travels of a Pioneer of Commerce

By: Cooper, Thomas Thornville

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Arno Press, 1967

Edition: Reprint

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 View more info

The Journal of Jacob Fowler: Narrating an Adventure from Arkansas Through the Indian Territory, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, and New Mexico, to the Sources of Rio Grande Del Norte, 1821-22

By: coues, Elliott (edited with Notes by)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: NY, Francis P. Harper, 1898

Edition: First Edition, #535 of 950 Copies

American Explorer Series; Retired library copy, usual stamps, stickers, labels, or markings. Lightly age toned textblock, else clean and tight with numerous leaves uncut at the foredge; Faded top edge; Light fraying to the corners and spine extremities, library label at foot of spine, boards are lightly scuffed; 182p., including index; howes F-298; Rittenhouse 224. View more info

Spirits of the Air

By: Diemberger, Kurt (by); Salkeld, Audrey (translated from German by)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Seattle, Washington, The Mountaineers, 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: 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. View more info

A White Woman in a Black Man's Country: Three Thousand Miles Up the Nile to Rejaf

By: Dietz, Nettie Fowler

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Omaha, Nebraska, Privately Printed, 1926

Edition: 2nd Printing

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. View more info

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

By: Ellis, William (Rev.)

Price: $38.80

Publisher: Philadelphia, John E. Potter and Company, 1858

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. View more info

A Journal of a Voyage of Discovery to the Arctic Regions, in His Majesty's Ships Hecla and Griper, in the Years 1819 & 1820

By: Fisher, Alexander (Surgeon R.N.)

Price: $599.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1821

Edition: First Edition

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 ... View more info

Barrow's Boys: The Original Extreme Adventures: A Stirring Story of Darring, Fortitude and Outright Lunacy

By: Fleming, Fergus

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Atlantic Monthly Press, 1998

Edition: Uncorrected Proof

Uncorrected proof. Immaculately clean and tight textblock, appears unread. Light dent on back corner on foot of spine. 489pp., including bibliographical references and index. View more info

The Voyage of the Endeavour: Captain Cook and the Discovery of the Pacific

By: Frost, Alan

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin, 1998

Edition: 2nd Printing

Previous owner's inked writing on half title page, else extremely clean and tight, gift quality copy! 140pp., including bibliography and index. View more info

Here is Africa

By: Gatti, Ellen and Attilio

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1943

Edition: First Edition

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. View more info

Danger's Disciple

By: Hall, Sam (by); Hussman, Larry (with)

Price: $8.99

Publisher: Rockville, MD, Seaboard Press, 2008

Edition: First Edition

Textblock is extremely clean and tight. Creasing along spine, lightly creased corners. 376pp. View more info