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Category: All Categories: Travel and Adventure: True Adventure
38 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
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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2.
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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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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4.
Clarke, Jamie  
Everest to Arabia: The Making of an Adventuresome Life

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

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5.
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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6.
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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7.
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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8.
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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9.
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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10.
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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11.
Flynt, Josiah.  
TRAMPING WITH TRAMPS: STUDIES AND SKETCHES OF VAGABOND LIFE.

Publisher: Century Co., 1907.
Hardcover. Very Good. Sm8vo, tan coth-covered boards, 398 pages. Book is in great shape, with some fading on the spine, light edgewear and a couple of tiny scuffs on the spine; presentation dated 1912 on the front end paper; cover is bright, binding is solid, and pages are clean.

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12.
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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13.
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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14.
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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15.
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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16.
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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17.
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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18.
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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19.
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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20.
Lange, Algot  
In the Amazon Jungle: Adventures in Remote Parts of the Upper Amazon River, Including a Sojourn Among Cannibal Indians
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Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1912.
Hardcover First Edition. Language: English. Pages: 405. Condition: Good/None Decorative green cloth boards, beautiful titling on front cover, 8 vo. Sewn binding hinges have loosened but all pages are present and intact. Illustrated pastedown. Gilt page edges along top. Moderate wear to corners and ends of spine. With two fold out maps intact and in fine condition. Owner's bookplate, (a pretty art deco type) to front pastedown. NOT print-on-demand, nor ex-library. Introduction by Frederick S. Dellenbaugh. With 86 illustrations from original photographs by the author. Includes index.

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21.
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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22.
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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23.
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

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24.
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

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25.
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.

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26.
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.

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27.
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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28.
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

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29.
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.

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30.
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.

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31.
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.

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32.
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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33.
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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34.
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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35.
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

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36.
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

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37.
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.

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38.
Zweig, Paul.  
The Adventurer.

Publisher: NY: Basic Books, 1974..
1st ed. 275+ pp. VG+ in like dj. Hard Cover

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