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Category: All Categories: Travel and Adventure: True Adventure
76 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Alvarez, A. Illustrator: Illustrated by Black and White Photos  
OFFSHORE A North Sea Journey

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin New York NY 1986.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

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2.
Anderson, Olive  
A Wilderness of Wonder

Publisher: Augsburg Minneapolis 1971.
160 pages. Usual library markings. Good reading copy. The authors live by a wilderness lake in Northern Michigan. ISBN: 08-0661-105-7 First Edition Fair Hard Cover Fair 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Ex-Library

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3.
Aschan, Ulf.  
The Man Whom Women Loved.

Publisher: St. Martins Press New York.
The Life of Bror Blixen. CR 1987, 237 pages with index. Dust jacket and book very good condition. Black and white photos, dust jacket is price clipped. Blixen was the ex-husband of Isak Dinesen. A romantic figure of mythic passions for women and for adventure as the Great White Hunter in East Africa. Blixen insisted he never went after women - they simply couldn't resist him. The author is Bror's godson and the photos are from family acrhives. Stated first american Edition Hard Cover

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4.
Beebe, William Illustrator: Illustrated by Black and White Photos  
JUNGLE DAYS

Publisher: Garden City Publishing New York NY 1925.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Owner stamped; 201 pages

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5.
Bonington, Chris editor  
QUEST FOR ADVENTURE 21 Stories of the Men and Women Who Challenged Oceans,Mountains, Deserts, Snow and Space

Publisher: Clarkson N. Potter New York 1981.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. Previous owner's name; B&W Photographs; 448 pages

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6.
Brom, John L.  
AFRICAN ODYSSEY
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Publisher: Living Books, Inc. New York, NY 1966.
Reprint Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; 20, 000 journey across Africa in a small car with a camera.; B&W Photographs; 224 pages

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7.
Buchan, John., Illustrator: A.S. Forrest (illustrations).  
A BOOK OF ESCAPES AND HURRIED JOURNEYS.
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Publisher: Boston/NY: Houghton Mifflin No date, later printing..
A collection of a dozen thrilling tales for the young adult retold by the author "which are all strictly true, using the best evidence I could find and, in the case of the older ones, often comparing a dozen authorities". (from the preface). 304p: black & white frontispiece + 7 plates hors-texte; 21cm. 595g. Book: Very Good (clean, bright, and sound; faint foxing to cloth). Dustjacket (in protective cover): Good (darkened, short tears to spine ends, edgewear with a few chips). Contents: I. The Flight To Varennes, II. The Railway Raid In Georgia, III. The Escape Of King Charles After Worcester, IV. From Pretoria To The Sea, V. The Escape Of Prince Charles Edward, VI. Two African Journeys, VII. The Great Montrose, VIII. The Flight Of Lieutenants Parer And M'intosh Across The World, IX. Lord Nithsdale's Escape, X. Sir Robert Cary's Ride To Edinburgh, XI. The Escape Of Princess Clementina, XII. On The Roof Of The World, Epilogue—On Re-reading The Stories. Off-white colour cloth hardcover with brown illustration and titles. Book condition: Very Good. Jacket condition: Good.

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8.
Clarke, Jamie  
Everest to Arabia: The Making of an Adventuresome Life

Publisher: Calgary: Azimuth, 2000 1st ed..
327pp. illus. paperback 8vo: Fine. Cover praise for this personal account from none other than Sir Edmund Hillary and Sir Wilfred Thesiger.

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9.
Clarke, Jamie.  
Everest to Arabia: The Making of an Adventuresome Live.

Publisher: Calgary, Alberta: Azimuth Inc., 2000..
ISBN: 0968749100 1st edition, 1st printing. 327 pp, Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket. A clean, fresh copy. Hardcover

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10.
Cohen, David  
One Year Later

Publisher: Simon and Schuster New York 1999.
"Leaving It All Behind for a Round-the World Journey with Out Children." Decorated endsheets, 302 pages including b/w photos and table of contents. You can join the Cohen family on a tour around the world with their children over a year. ISBN: 0684836017 Signed by Author First Thus Very Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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11.
Coonts, Stephen  
CANNIBAL QUEEN An Aerial Odyssey Across America
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Publisher: Pocket Books New York NY 1992.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; The author recounts his three-month, forty-eight-state flight into the heart of America in a 1942 Stearman bi-plane, describing the panorama of forests, mountains, rivers, and valleys beneath him.; Color Photographs; 344 pages

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12.
Cotlow, Lewis  
ZANZABUKU Dangerous Safari

Publisher: Rinehart & Company New York, NY 1956.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Bookplate. Edgewear; B&W Illustrations; 379 pages

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13.
Cotlow, Lewis Illustrator: Illustrated by B & W Photos Maps  
TWILIGHT OF THE PRIMITIVE

Publisher: Macmillian Co. New York, NY 1971.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; World renowned explorer revists primitive people of Artic, Africa, New Guinea and Upper Amazon. ; Ex-Lib

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14.
Cousteau, Jacques with James Dugan  
LIVING SEA
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Publisher: Pocket New York 1964.
First Paperback Edition Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear; B&W Photographs; 239 pages

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15.
Cowell, Adrian Illustrator: Illustrated by Black and White Photos  
HEART OF THE FOREST

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf New York, NY 1961.
Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Villas Boas brother's expedition to the geographical center of Brazil, the Xingu jungle.

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16.
Craig, John D.  
Danger Is My Business

Publisher: Readers' League of America NY 1938.
Good+ with no dust jacket Book Club Edition Hardcover Wine-colored boards rubbed and lightly frayed at extremities. Spine label, previous owner's name on front pastedown. ; B&W Photographs; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 309 pages; 24544C

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17.
Del Ray, Sister Maria  
SAFARI BY JET Through Africa and Asia

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons New York 1962.
Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Edges bumped; B&W Photographs; 308 pages

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18.
Dillard, Anne.  
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek.

Publisher: Harper's Magazine Press/Harper & Row New York.
Dust jacket and book good+ condition. CR 1974, stated first U.S. edition, 271 pages. A book of discovery of life. A personal narrative about one year's exploration, on foot, in the author's neighborhood; one year's assaults and curiosities. Her experiences with insects, animals, witnesses a flood, and plays in a field of grasshoppers. First U. S. Edition Hard Cover

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19.
Douglas, William Illustrator: Illustrated by Black and White Photos  
STRANGE LANDS AND FRIENDLY PEOPLE

Publisher: Harper & Brothers New York NY 1951.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Bookplate

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20.
editors Of The Saturday Evening Post  
POST TRUE STORIES OF DARING AND ADVENTURE

Publisher: World Publishing Cleveland, OH 1967.
Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Exlibrary with markings. ; Outstanding true stories of Man's quest for Challenge and Adventure; Ex-Lib; 213 pages

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21.
Eiloart, Arnold  
FLIGHT OF THE SMALL WORLD
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Publisher: W. W. Norton New York 1959.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. DJ flaps clipped; The adventure of three men and a woman in a free balloon over the Atlantic ; B&W Illustrations; 255 pages

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22.
Elder, Lauren  
And I Alone Survived

Publisher: Dutton Publishers New York 1978.
188 pages. Clean and tight. Jacket shows wear and has 2 inch tear at bottom of front cover. Owner's name on front end sheet. A true story of a plane crash and the aftermath. ISBN: 0525054812 First Edition Very Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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23.
Fitzpatrick, James A.  
Fireside Travels in North America.

Publisher: Rand McNally New York.
Maps by V. A. Seward. Bound in Handcrafted Mission Leather by Brown & Bigelow, Saint Paul, MN. All Edges Gilt (AEG). Stated first edition, 256 pages with illustrated front cover with previous owner's( name in gilt (Robert M. Yount). Color and Black and White Photos. Slight edge wear and pulls on top of spine, otherwise very good condition. First Edition Hard Cover

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24.
Fitzpatrick, James A.  
Fireside Travels in South America

Publisher: Rand McNally New York.
Maps by V. A. Seward. Bound in Handcrafted Mission Leather by Brown & Bigelow, Saint Paul, MN. CR 1948, stated first edition, 256 pages with All Edges Gilt (AEG). Illustrated front cover with previous owner's name in gilt (Robert M. Yount). Color and Black and White photos. Slight wear to corners and tips, top of spine shows pull marks otherwise very good condition. First Edition Hard Cover

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25.
Fredrickson, Olive A,  
The Silence of the North

Publisher: Crown Publishers New York 1972.
209 pages with 16 pages of b/w illustrations. Dustjacket has small repair on back. Incredible story of a woman's fight for survival in the wilderness. First Edition Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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26.
Freuchen, Peter  
Book of the Seven Seas

Publisher: Julian Messer Company New York 1957.
512 pages. Interior clean and tight. No flaws on jacket. Well written and fascinating. Decorated end pages. BOMC Plasticlear cover. Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Good Hard Cover Good

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27.
Fuchs, Vivian  
The Crossing of Antarctica

Publisher: Little Brown Company Boston 1958.
328 pages. Clean and tight. Light blue cloth boards show sunning. Map of Antartctica on the front and back end pages. "The commonwealth Trans-Antarctic expedition 1955-1958." First American Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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28.
Gentry, Winalee  
ONE MORE RIVER TO CROSS
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Publisher: Westminster Press Philadelphia 1955.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. Previous owner's name; 237 pages

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29.
Godfrey, Jr., Joe and Frank Dufresne  
The Great Outdoors

Publisher: Rand McNally New York.
The Where, When and How of Hunting and Fishing including a dictionary of Sportsmen's Terms. Color illustrations by Herb Chidley. CR 1947, 376 pages with picture credits. Bound in Handcrafted Mission Leather by Brown & Bigelow, Saint Paul, MN. All Edges Gilt (AEG), illustrated front cover with previous owner's name in gilt (Robert M. Yount). Slight wear to tips and corners, slight pull marks on top of spine, otherwise very good condition. Stated first Edition Hard Cover

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30.
Hall, Gordon Langley  
GOLDEN BOATS FROM BURMA

Publisher: Macrae Smith Co. Philadelphia, PA 1961.
Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; The story of Ann Hasseltine Judson, the first American woman missionary in Burma

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31.
Harris, Kilroy  
Outback in Australia

Publisher: Kilroy Harris Traveltalk Cleveland, OH 1924.
224 pages of text, illustrations & maps. This is the 4th edition & has all library markings. On the spine the call number, library st amp on end of text, library bookplate, & an inscription from the author in 1926. Minor binding wear along spine edges. An adventure of that "Down Under Country" by the man who gets off the beaten track. 4th Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Fair 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Ex-Library

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32.
Heyerdahl, Thor  
Aku Aku

Publisher: Rand McNally Chicago 1958.
384 pages. Clean and tight. Map on front and back end pages. Brown cloth binding in very good condition. Well written account of expedit ion to the Island. First American No Jacket Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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33.
Heyerdahl, Thor  
RA EXPEDITIONS
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Publisher: Signet New York 1972.
First Paperback Edition Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket; Previous owner's name. Slight soiling on front cover. ; Trans. By Patricia Compaton. ; Mass Market PB; Color Photographs; 365 pages

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34.
Heyerdahl, Thor Illustrator: Illustrated by Black and White Photos  
KON-TIKI ACROSS THE PACIFIC BY RAFT

Publisher: Washington Square Press New York 1984.
Eighteenth Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket; Translated by F. H. Lyon; Mass Market PB; 240 pages

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35.
Hillary, Edmund  
High in the Thin Cold Air

Publisher: Doubleday New York 1962.
Hard Cover. Good/Good. 1st. 254 pages. Decorated end pages, jacket has brodart cover. No flaws inside. Easy to read and interesting. First Edition Good Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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36.
Hoffman, Malvina  
HEADS AND TALES

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons New York 1936.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; B&W Illustrations; 416 pages

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37.
Hoffman, Malvina  
HEADS AND TALES
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Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons New York 1936.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. ; B&W Illustrations; 416 pages

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38.
Kesselheim, Alan  
GOING INSIDE A Couple's Journey of Renewal Into the North

Publisher: Mcclelland & Stewart Toronto 1995.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; The author recounts the perilous thirteen-month, two-thousand mile journey he and his wife took from Montana to the Northwest Territories of Canada in an effort to rescue their troubled marriage through the power and beauty of nature.; Color Photographs; 282 pages

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39.
Klestadt, A.  
THE SEA WAS KIND.
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Publisher: London: Constable (1959)..
First Edition. An account, taken from his diary and log written between 1941-42, of the author's forty-seven day journey from the Philipines to Australia in an open sailboat, with the Japanese hot on his heels. 208p: 2 track charts, black/white frontispiece + 12 page section on coated paper hors-texte which includes photos, map, charts, sketches; 22cm. 395g. Book: Very Good Plus (clean, sound, and unmarked; tanned paper). Dustjacket: Good (shelfwear with a few short tears). Blue cloth hardcover with silver spine titles. Book condition: Very Good Plus. Jacket condition: Good.

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40.
Koch-Isenburg, Ludwig  
THE REALM OF THE GREEN BUDDHA
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Publisher: Pyramid Books New York 1966.
First Paperback Edition Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges. Slight staining at top edge of pages. ; The charming story of the author's visit to the jungles of Thailand in search of birds and animals for his private zoo.; Mass Market PB; B&W Photographs; 207 pages

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41.
Lambert, S. M.  
YANKEE DOCTOR IN PARADISE

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap New York NY 1941.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Owner stamped

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42.
Linker, Halla Illustrator: Illustrated by Black and White Photos  
THREE TICKETS TO TIMBUKTU Global Adventures of America's Most FamousTraveling Family

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons New York NY 1966.
Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ has some wear at edges creased at edges; DJ is price clipped. Book is owner inscribed

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43.
Lisi, Albert.  
Machaquila' Through the Mayan Jungle to a Lost City.

Publisher: Hastings House New York.
CR 1968, 353 pages with index, black and white photos in center of book. Dust jacket has a mylar cover over it, all good+. X-library with stamps, numbers and pocket in back. An incredible journey through wild, cascade-driven rivers in a rubber boat and back to civilization, afoot and underprovisioned; through a perilous tropical jungle, just to see the ruins of an ancient Mayan city. The return trip through the untracked jungle, reaching Poptun, half-starved, weak and stumbling, starving, and just plain worn out, makes for an exciting and adventure filled event. Hard Cover

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44.
MacLean, Fitzroy  
ESCAPE TO ADVENTURE
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Publisher: Little Brown Boston 1950.
Sixth Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. DJ is price clipped, DJ is creased and is missing pieces at edges ; B&W Photographs; 419 pages

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45.
Mahoney, Rosemary  
Down the Nile: Alone in a Fisherman's Skiff

Publisher: New York: Little, Brown, 2007 1st ed..
273pp. hardback 8vo: Very Good in a Very Good dj [some roughing of endpp. edges owing to a production flaw; else a nice clean, tight and crisp copy] A remarkable young woman's remarkable solo adventure.

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46.
Moorehead, Alan Illustrator: Illustrated by B/w and Color Photographs  
NO ROOM IN THE ARK
 Picture
Publisher: Harper & Brothers New York NY 1959.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; 227 pages

Appr.: | AUD 7.53 CAD 7.61 EUR 5.22 GBP 4.18 JPY 700.00 MXN 87.50 ZAR 75.27 

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47.
Moorehead, Alan Illustrator: Illustrated by B/w and Color Photographs  
NO ROOM IN THE ARK

Publisher: Harper & Brothers New York NY 1959.
Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; 227 pages

Appr.: | AUD 8.60 CAD 8.70 EUR 5.97 GBP 4.78 JPY 800.00 MXN 100.00 ZAR 86.02 

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48.
Mytinger, Caroline  
HEADHUNTING IN THE SOLOMON ISLANDS AROUND THE CORAL SEA

Publisher: Macmillan New York NY 1942.
Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. DJ is split at spine. ; B&W Illustrations; 416 pages

Appr.: | AUD 12.90 CAD 13.04 EUR 8.96 GBP 7.16 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 129.03 

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49.
Mytinger, Caroline  
Headhunting in the Solomon Islands

Publisher: Macmillan New York 1942.
416 pages. No jacket. Interior clean and tight. Decorated front end pages. Cloth binding has minor fading. "Pictorial record of backward human beings" Book Club (BCE/BOMC) No Jacket Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Appr.: | AUD 6.45 CAD 6.52 EUR 4.48 GBP 3.58 JPY 600.00 MXN 75.00 ZAR 64.52 

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50.
National Geographic  
BEYOND THE HORIZON Adventures in Faraway Lands
 Picture
Publisher: National Geographic Washington D. C. 1994.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Describes journeys to five remote areas, including Muli, Mali, Iceland, Venezuela, and Australia ; Color Photographs; 190 pages

Appr.: | AUD 10.75 CAD 10.87 EUR 7.46 GBP 5.97 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 107.53 

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51.
National Geographic  
GREAT ADVENTURES WITH NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Exploring Land, Sea, and Sky

Publisher: National Geographic Washington D. C. 1963.
Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear; B&W and color Illustrations; 504 pages

Appr.: | AUD 16.13 CAD 16.30 EUR 11.19 GBP 8.96 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 161.29 

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52.
Neider, Charles editor  
MAN AGAINST NATURE Tales of Adventure and Exploration

Publisher: Bantam New York 1963.
Abridged Edition Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges. ; New and abridged edition; Mass Market PB; 176 pages

Appr.: | AUD 6.45 CAD 6.52 EUR 4.48 GBP 3.58 JPY 600.00 MXN 75.00 ZAR 64.52 

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53.
Newman, Steven  
LETTERS FROM STEVEN Stories from the First Solo Walk around the World

Publisher: Capper's Books Topeka, KS 1987.
First Edition Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear and creases. ; SIGNED by author.; Trade PB; B&W Photographs; 368 pages; Signed by Author

Appr.: | AUD 12.90 CAD 13.04 EUR 8.96 GBP 7.16 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 129.03 

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54.
Noyce, Wilfrid  
The Springs of Adventure

Publisher: Published by World Publ., CR 1958,.
stated 1st edition, 255 pages with index. Dust jacket has tears, slight stain to covers, otherwise good+. A vivid and poetic exploration of why man seeks out adventures in unknown and untried places i n the world. Adventures, exploration, natural history, danger, peril. Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 21.51 CAD 21.74 EUR 14.93 GBP 11.94 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 215.05 

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55.
Nugent, Rory  
The Search for the Pink-Headed Duck (signed)

Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1991 1st ed..
SIGNED on title p. by author. 223pp. illus. hardback 8vo: near Fine in a near Fine dj in Brodart poly cover [a light top corner bump; else nrF; dj = p-c; else nrF] An account of a trip into the Himalayas and down the Brahmaputra River praised by George W. S. Trow, Tim Cahill, Alex Shoumatoff, et al.

Appr.: | AUD 48.39 CAD 48.91 EUR 33.58 GBP 26.87 JPY 4,500.00 MXN 562.50 ZAR 483.87 

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56.
O'Hanlon, Redmond  
Into the Heart of Borneo

Publisher: New York: Vintage Departures, 1987 reprint..
192pp. paperback 8vo: near Fine. A modern travel classic. Highly recommended.

Appr.: | AUD 3.22 CAD 3.25 EUR 2.23 GBP 1.79 JPY 299.00 MXN 37.38 ZAR 32.15 

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57.
Outdoor Life  
Third Four in One Adventure Book

Publisher: Outdoor Life New York 1956.
384 pages. Outdoor Life Book Club. Four condensations of adventure book: The Temple Tiger and More Man Eaters of Kumaon, The Gods Were Kind, Theodore Roosevelt's America, Gorilla Hunter. First Edition Poor Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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58.
Peattie, Donald Culross  
Immortal Village

Publisher: Univ of Chicago Chicago, IL 1945.
201 pages. Woodblock illustrations. Decorated endsheets. Originally published in Nice in 1930. "The story of a European village, Vence, from its just conceivable Neolitic origins through two thousand years of recorded history." Owner's book plate. 2nd Printing No Jacket Hard Cover Good 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

Appr.: | AUD 6.99 CAD 7.07 EUR 4.85 GBP 3.88 JPY 650.00 MXN 81.25 ZAR 69.89 

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59.
Pike, Diane Kennedy  
SEARCH The Personal Story of a Wilderness Journey
 Picture
Publisher: Doubleday Garden City , NY 1970.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. DJ is missing pieces at and bottom edge of spine. ; 198 pages

Appr.: | AUD 10.75 CAD 10.87 EUR 7.46 GBP 5.97 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 107.53 

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60.
Pike, Diane Kennedy  
SEARCH The Personal Story of a Wilderness Journey
 Picture
Publisher: Doubleday Garden City , NY 1970.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn and torn at edges. DJ price clipped. Previous owner's address label inside. ; 198 pages

Appr.: | AUD 10.75 CAD 10.87 EUR 7.46 GBP 5.97 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 107.53 

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61.
Powter, Geoff  
Strange and Dangerous Dreams: The Fine Line Between Adventure and Madness

Publisher: Seattle: The Mountaineers Books, 2006 1st ed..
245pp. illus. hardback tall 8vo: Fine in a Fine dj [ink smudge on fore edge; else a very nice crisp copy] A clinical psychologist and mountaineer's study.

Appr.: | AUD 10.70 CAD 10.82 EUR 7.43 GBP 5.94 JPY 995.00 MXN 124.38 ZAR 106.99 

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62.
Price, Willard Illustrator: Illustrated by Photos and Drawings  
ROVING SOUTH Rio Grande to Patagonia

Publisher: John Day New York NY 1948.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; 373 pages

Appr.: | AUD 8.60 CAD 8.70 EUR 5.97 GBP 4.78 JPY 800.00 MXN 100.00 ZAR 86.02 

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63.
Rabin, Al  
PEDDLER IN PARADISE The Personal Story of the World's Most Widely TraveledSalesman
 Picture
Publisher: E. P. Dutton New York 1956.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; DJ is worn at edges. ; B&W and color Photographs; 240 pages

Appr.: | AUD 16.13 CAD 16.30 EUR 11.19 GBP 8.96 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 161.29 

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64.
Read, Piers Paul Illustrator: Illustrated by Black and White Photos  
ALIVE

Publisher: Avon New York NY 1974.
Thirteenth Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket; Back cover has crease in upper corner; Mass Market PB; 318 pages

Appr.: | AUD 6.45 CAD 6.52 EUR 4.48 GBP 3.58 JPY 600.00 MXN 75.00 ZAR 64.52 

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65.
Robbins, Archibald.  
A JOURNAL, COMPRISING AN ACCOUNT OF THE LOSS OF THE BRIG COMMERCE, OF HARTFORD, (CONN.) JAMES RILEY MASTER, UPON THE WESTERN COAST OF AFRICA, AUGUST 28TH, 1815; ALSO OF THE SLAVERY AND SUFFERING OF THE AUTHOR AND THE RES

Publisher: Silas Andrus, Hartford, CT: 1818.
Hardcover. Good+. Small 8vo, full brown leather, 275 pages, folding map. Good condition overall; exterior lightly worn, chip starting at heel of spine, small former owner's name label, period former owner's name, interior tanned & foxed, still tight.

Appr.: | AUD 96.72 CAD 97.77 EUR 67.13 GBP 53.70 JPY 8,995.00 MXN 1,124.38 ZAR 967.20 

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66.
Rockhill, William Woodville (editor).  
THE JOURNEY OF WILLIAM OF RUBRUCK TO THE EASTERN PARTS OF THE WORLD, 1253- 55, AS NARRATED BY HIMSELF, WITH TWO ACCOUNTS OF THE EARLIER JOURNEY OF JOHN OF PIAN DE CARPINE.

Publisher: Printed for the Hakluyt Society, London: 1900.
Hardcover. Very Good+. Facsimile reprint, rebound in green buckram, 304 pp, with 20 pp. informational addition, large folding map in rear pocket. Book is in great shape, clean and sharp all around, with a solid binding. Light foxing to textblock.

Appr.: | AUD 64.46 CAD 65.16 EUR 44.74 GBP 35.79 JPY 5,995.00 MXN 749.38 ZAR 644.62 

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67.
Ross, Walter S. Illustrator: Illustrated by Black and White Photos  
LAST HERO Charles A. Lindbergh

Publisher: Harper & Row New York NY 1968.
Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket; DJ is water damaged; 402 pages

Appr.: | AUD 8.60 CAD 8.70 EUR 5.97 GBP 4.78 JPY 800.00 MXN 100.00 ZAR 86.02 

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68.
Siggins, A.J. [Arthur James]  
MAN KILLERS I HAVE KNOWN.
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Publisher: London: Wright & Brown no date [1933]..
Original publication, presumed first edition. Written with kindness towards wild animals who have killed humans, "Man, amongst all the animals, is the only one who kills for pleasure or through malice and forethought, and he is the most dangerous killer of all". This is not a facsimile reprint. Size: v, 312p: frontispiece + 17 black/white photographs on coated paper (11 leaves hors-texte); 23.2 cm. 761g. Book: Good (spine slightly sunned; light wear and soiling to cloth; front hinge split top 7cm; very light prelim foxing; binding is sound but mull is exposed at p74, p90, and p26; text and plates clean and sound). No dustjacket. Blue cloth hardcover, gilt spine titles, sewn signatures. Book condition: Good. Jacket condition: no dj.

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69.
Simon, Alvah  
North to the Night

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Company New York 1999.
"A Year in the Artic Ice", 328 pages with about 15 pages of colour photos. Decorated endsheets. This is a modern epic and ranks among the great adventures of all times. ISBN: 0070580529 5th Printing Good Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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70.
Thomas, Lowell  
PAGEANT OF ADVENTURE

Publisher: World Publishing Cleveland, OH 1942.
First Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Owner inscribed. Pages yellowing; 284 pages

Appr.: | AUD 10.75 CAD 10.87 EUR 7.46 GBP 5.97 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 107.53 

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71.
Thomas, William  
BUSHRANGERS A Yankee's Adventures During His Second Visit to Australia

Publisher: Lee and Shepard Publishers Boston, MA 1866.
First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Edges bumped and worn. Spine edges are worn and torn. Top and bottom edges of spine covering are missing. Spine weak. Foxing. ; 480 pages

Appr.: | AUD 53.76 CAD 54.35 EUR 37.31 GBP 29.85 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 625.00 ZAR 537.63 

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72.
Ullman, James Ramsey  
Kingdom of Adventure: Everest

Publisher: William Sloane Publishers New York 1947.
411 pages. Small tear on bottom of jacket spine, otherwise good. Clean and tight. A chronicle of man's assault on the earth's highest mountain. Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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73.
Ullman, James Ramsey  
Americans on Everest

Publisher: Lippincott Publishers Philadelphi, PA 1964.
429 pages. Clean, tight, no flaws, decorated endsheets. This is a BOMC ed. Also have 1st ed. for $25.00 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Good Hard Cover Good

Appr.: | AUD 21.51 CAD 21.74 EUR 14.93 GBP 11.94 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 215.05 

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74.
Welzl, Jan  
Thirty Years in the Golden North

Publisher: MacMillan Publishers New York 1932.
336 pages. Good reading. Interior clean. Spine sun faded. Light green binding. Fold out map after page 336. No Jacket Hard Cover Fair

Appr.: | AUD 9.68 CAD 9.78 EUR 6.72 GBP 5.37 JPY 900.00 MXN 112.50 ZAR 96.77 

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75.
Younghusband, Sir Francis.  
EPIC OF MOUNT EVEREST.

Publisher: NY: Longmans, Green 1926..
"Separate descriptions of the three Mount Everest Expeditions have already been written by those who took part in them .. The present volume purports to be a condensed description of the three Expeditions. It is written on behalf of the Mount Everest Committee..". 319p: frontispiece with tissue + 15 plates hors-texte, 2 maps, undated newspaper clippings [1950s] layed-in; 21cm. Index. Fair to Good (spine ends slightly pulled, slight soiling, photograph of Mount Everest taped to free-front endpaper, name penned on free-front endpaper, front hinge tender but not split, 2 plates are loose and taped in). No dustjacket. Brown cloth hardcover. Book condition: Fair. Jacket condition: no dj.

Appr.: | AUD 19.78 CAD 20.00 EUR 13.73 GBP 10.99 JPY 1,840.00 MXN 230.00 ZAR 197.85 

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