Category: Adventure


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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

Seller ID: SB10274

Condition: Very Good

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; 291... 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

Seller ID: SB6831

ISBN: 09355632751

Condition: Fine

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

My Tropic Isle

By: Banfield, E. J.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: NY, D. Appleton and Company: 1924

Seller ID: SB10769

Condition: Good

Textblock moderately age toned and foxed, former owner's ink signature on ffep, else sound copy. Top and fore-edge pages are slightly foxed. Fraying to head and foot of spine, rubbed/bumped corners and slightly shelf soiled. Lacks dust jacket; 315pp., including index. View more info

Travels of a Pioneer of Commerce

By: Cooper, Thomas Thornville

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Arno Press: 1967

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 23703

Condition: Very Good+

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

Seller ID: SB11049

Condition: Very Good

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

Kabloona [Popular Library SP369]

By: De Poncins, Gontran; in Collaboration with Lewis Galantiere

Price: $6.95

Publisher: NY, Popular Library: 1941

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: AC1721

Condition: Very Good

Previous owner's name in ink on inside front cover, else very clean and tight textblock, with moderate edge wear. 240p. 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

Seller ID: SB7247

ISBN: 0898864089

Condition: Very Good+

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

Seller ID: SB5518

Condition: Good+

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

The Wailing Siren Mystery (The Hardy Boys 30)

By: Dixon, Franklin W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1951

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: EW4711

Condition: Near Fine

Brown and white multi-scene end papers; Textblock immaculate and tight. Tan tweed binding lightly edge and corner worn and bumped, including the spie extremities; Dust jacket bright, in mylar, lightly edge and corner worn and creased. Front fold-in very surface rubbed at the crease; Three old, clear-tape edge repairs along the jacket underside; Front flap lists to Number 39. 214p. 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

Seller ID: SJ6159

Condition: Very Good+

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

Seller ID: IB131

Condition: Very Good

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. 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

Seller ID: SB10597

ISBN: 0871138042

Condition: Near Fine

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

Lord Hornblower

By: Forester, C.S.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 2000

Edition: First Back Bay Books Printing

Seller ID: EW5242

ISBN: 0316289434

Condition: Very Good+

Textblock is very clean and tight. Covers slightly edge and corner rubbed; covers sunned around the edges. 293p. 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

Seller ID: SB1660

ISBN: 1864481889

Condition: Near Fine

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: $68.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: IB379

Condition: Very Good+

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

Seller ID: SB5614

ISBN: 1596636459

Condition: Very Good+

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

The Glorious Adventure

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Star Books/Garden City Publishing Company, Inc.: 1927

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: SB11717

Condition: Good++

Author's ink signature on ffep. Illustrated end pages. A bit of age toning to the edges and the free end pages, else textblock is clean and tight. B&W photographs. Yellow top page edges. Black cloth, moderately scuffed/soiled covers. Rear board soiled along the base; 354p. View more info

The Royal Road to Romance

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Star Books: 1925

Edition: Early Reprint

Seller ID: EW5048

Condition: Very Good

Textblock is very clean and tight; Binding lightly edge and corner worn. Dust jacket, in mylar, very edge and corner worn and chipped; 399p. View more info

New Worlds to Conquer

By: Halliburton, Richard (by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1929

Seller ID: SB10759

Condition: Very Good

Textblock clean and tight with some age toning to a couple of the pages. hotographs, frontispiece, and mapped end pages. Olive green cloth binding, slightly rubbed/soiled/scuffed, minor bumping to head and foot of spine. Lacks dust jacket; 368p. View more info

Time for the Stars

By: Heinlein, Robert A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1965

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: SB11212

Condition: Very Good

Tape stain on fep, else textblock is clean and tight. Light peeling/bumping to corners, bumped head and foot of spine, outerspace illustration stamped in blue on front cover. Unclipped dust jacket, a few chips to front top and bottom edges, creased/torn corners, several tears to back edges, small tears to head and foot of spine, lightly shelf soiled. 192pp. View more info