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Life and Adventures of Nansen; The Great Arctic Explorer , Bain, J. Arthur
1 Bain, J. Arthur Life and Adventures of Nansen; The Great Arctic Explorer
London The Walter Scott Publishing Co. Ltd. Hard Cover Good Plus  No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Photos and Map 
Original grey hardcover on boards. Cover states The Evergreen Library, and lower spine states Simpkin in usual publisher's name spot. Front hinge lightly cracked, and first free endpaper missing. Over 50 illustrations highlight the adventures and explorations of Nansen, a brilliant inventor, explorer, and (eventually) Nobel recipient. This book is confined to events of 1880-1899. 449 pp.  
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Frozen Zone and Its Explorers; Illustrated, Baldwin, Gage and Hyde
2 Baldwin, Gage and Hyde The Frozen Zone and Its Explorers; Illustrated
Hartford, CT Columbian Book Company 1874 Full-Leather Fair No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Many Drawings and Maps. 
Original full brown leather on stiff boards. Title page missing, and pp. 367-8 separated but present. Binding shaken, but holding. 800 pp. Heavy book might need extra postage. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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3 Ballantyne, R.M. Blown to Bits or The Lonely Man of Rankata (A Tale of the Malay Archipelago)
London James Nisbet & Co. 1889 First Edition (No Additional printings) Hard Cover Good Plus No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall The Author 
Fully illustrated red cloth on boards. Minor corner and edge wear, and lightly cracked hinges. Gift note dated 1889. In the words of a reviewer for The Academy, this is Ballantyne's best work. Much more than a novel for juveniles, it provides an all-round understanding of the 1883 explosion of the Krakatoa volcano. There is romance and comic relief, too, as Nigel meets Winnie. It might best be described as one of those "shots heard around the world." 438 pp. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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La Croisiere Du Vengeur; Au Coeur De L'Afrique, Bridges, T.C.
4 Bridges, T.C. La Croisiere Du Vengeur; Au Coeur De L'Afrique
Paris Fernand Nathan Hard Cover Good Plus No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Original colour-illustrated paper boards. Text in French. Traduit de l'anglais par Suzanne Clot. Bookplate of Beaverbrook (Lord Beaverbrook - Max Aitken) and stamp of The Old Manse Library, Newcastle, N.B., his home town. Date Due slip removed. Cover bright, interior clean. Some wear to spine and lower corner tips. 255 pp. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Wild Northland; Being the Story of a Winter Journey, with Dog, Across Northern North America, Butler, Gen. Sir William Francis
5 Butler, Gen. Sir William Francis The Wild Northland; Being the Story of a Winter Journey, with Dog, Across Northern North America
Toronto Courier Press, Limited 1911 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall Photos 
Original red cloth on boards. Previous owner's name. Miffed that he wssn't selected to look for Livingstone, the author set out alone across the far North - "a winter's walk through more distant wilds." - ix. The quality of writing is exceptional. 360 pp. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Death in the Silent Places, Capstick, Peter Hathaway
6 Capstick, Peter Hathaway Death in the Silent Places
N.Y. St. Martin's Press 1981 0-312-18618-5 / 9780312186180 First Edition Stated Hard Cover Very Good Good Minus 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos 
Original black paper boards. Colour photo DJ unclipped, but top back corner tip missing. Reviews of another of this author's titles testify to his "flair for describing the hunt...in gruesome, realistic terms." - DJ. Photos of huge tiger and lions as well as others. 258 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Life and Voyages of Captain James Cook, Cash, C.G.
7 Cash, C.G. The Life and Voyages of Captain James Cook
London Blackie & Son, Ltd. Hard Cover Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Uncredited Frontispiece 
Original illustrated green cloth on boards. Large initials, G.T.P. stamped on first free endpaper. Story is divided into three parts corresponding with three voyages over a period of twelve years. New to me was the knowledge that natives have been surfboarding since at least 1780 ! 192 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Rivers Ran East, Clark, Leonard
8 Clark, Leonard The Rivers Ran East
New York Funk and Wagnalls 1953 Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photo Section 
Grey cloth on boards. One of the scariest books I've seen. I wouldn't have gone with this author for any amount of money ! Price-clipped. 363 pp. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Sheets in the Wind , Cullum, Ridgwell
9 Cullum, Ridgwell Sheets in the Wind
Philadelphia Lippincott 1932 Original Cloth Very Good  Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall R.R. (DJ) 
Copyright by Ridgwell Cullum, 1932. Original bright red cloth on boards. DJ has been carefully repaired inside to prevent further damage (Please see scan). There were tiny starting tears at head and foot of spine, and a 3-inch tear in front cover of DJ. 471 pp. plus ads.  
Price: 42.00 USD
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My Antarctic Honeymoon; A Year at the Bottom of the World, Darlington, Jennie
10 Darlington, Jennie My Antarctic Honeymoon; A Year at the Bottom of the World
London Frederick Muller, Ltd. 1957 First - First Published 1957 Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good Good Plus 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Photos 
Blue paper boards. Name clipped from first free endpaper. As told to Jane McIlvaine. Jennie spends almost a year with her husband and 22 other men near the South Pole. She learns to pronounce the "c" in the middle of Antarctic, to drive a team of huskies, to look after the library, and to be a good listener, among other accomplishments. It all began in Jacksonville, where she met Harry. This book is clean and undamaged. DJ has three edge tears. 256 pp. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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Coronado's Children; Tales of Lost Mines and Buried Treasures of the Southwest, Dobie, J. Frank
11 Dobie, J. Frank Coronado's Children; Tales of Lost Mines and Buried Treasures of the Southwest
Garden City, New York Garden City Publishing Co., Inc. 1930 Early Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Ben Carlton Mead 
Black cloth on boards. Previous owner's initials. Covers slightly bowed. Appears to be well-researched. Notes and Glossary. 367 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Farrar, Capt. Charles A. J. Eastward Ho ! Or Adventures at Rangeley Lakes, Containing the Amusing Experience and Startling Incidents Connected with a Trip of a Party of Boston Boys to the Wilds of Maine
Boston Lee & Shepard 1893 Reprint Hard Cover Good Plus No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Hyde 
Original pictorial tan cloth lettered and decorated in black on boards. Lake and Forest Series. Author was known as an author and publisher of several books on northern Maine. "A story founded on fact." - title page. Hinges cracked. Map of the Richardson Lakes after p. 122 is nearly separated by a gutter tear (not repaired). No writing except previous owner's name. Nine South-End boys from 15 to 18 are planning a two-months' trip. Their first goal is to purchase some rowboats and begin practice in handling them. The last page, 364, promises a second volume of this series, entitled "A Trip to Parmachenee." Catalog of Elijah Kellogg's Books. 
Price: 360.00 USD
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Shackleton and the Antarctic, Fisher, Margery/ Fisher, James
13 Fisher, Margery/ Fisher, James Shackleton and the Antarctic
Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1958 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos & Drawings By W.E. How 
Blue cloth on boards. Four excursions to Antarctica, with the last his last. So ended the career and life of one of history's most intrepid explorers. Heavy book will need extra postage. 559 pp. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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A Vagabond Journey Around the World; A Narrative of Personal Experience. , Franck, Harry A.
14 Franck, Harry A. A Vagabond Journey Around the World; A Narrative of Personal Experience.
London T. Fisher Unwin 1910 Hard Cover Good  No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photo Frontispiece and 100 Others 
Original maroon cloth on boards. Frontispiece and attached leaf re-inserted. Young American student circles the globe with very little money, no weapons, and no baggage. Wisely, he took a lot of photos with his "Kodak." Endpapers grubby. 502 pp.  
Price: 65.00 USD
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Beyond the Blue Horizon; On  the Track of Imperial Airways, Frater, Alexander
15 Frater, Alexander Beyond the Blue Horizon; On the Track of Imperial Airways
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1987 0-684-18837-6 / 9780684188379 First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Violet paper boards backed in black. No writing or damage. The author guides the reader on a never-to-be-forgotten zigzag flight halfway around the world. 430 pp. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Island of Desire; The Story of a South Sea Trader, Frisbie, Robert Dean
16 Frisbie, Robert Dean The Island of Desire; The Story of a South Sea Trader
Garden City, N.Y. Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc. 1944 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Maps and Drawings 
Beige cloth on boards. No writing or damage. An American newspaperman flees Southern California for Tahiti in 1920. Four years later he moved to Rarotonga, and then on to Puka Puka, where he worked as a copra trader and storekeeper before becoming a writer whose books are now hard to come by. This book could make you wish to follow. 234 pp. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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The Half Deck; The Story of My First Two Years at Sea (Signed) , Grant, Capt. George H.
17 Grant, Capt. George H. The Half Deck; The Story of My First Two Years at Sea (Signed)
Boston Little, Brown and Company 1933 First ( No Additional printings) Hard Cover Very Good  Good Minus 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Gordon Grant Signed by Author
Original grey cloth with green lettering and portrait on boards. Unclipped DJ worn all round, with some taped repairs inside. Signed by previous owner and by author on recto of First Free Endpaper. Facs. signature of author under front. photo. A believe-it-or-not autobiographical account of a 14-year-old's first voyage in a tramp steamer of the British Merchant Marine. Great inspiration for your teenaged couch potato! Will he believe it ? 316 pp.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Glorious Adventure, Halliburton, Richard
18 Halliburton, Richard The Glorious Adventure
Garden City, N.Y. Star Books 1927 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Portrait Frontispiece and Other Photos 
Original black cloth on boards. Gilt spine titles. Previous owner's name. A privileged New Yorker sets out to duplicate the travels of Ulysses. 354 pp. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Radiopolis, Hanstein, O.
19 Hanstein, O. Radiopolis
Paris Fernand Nathan 1933 Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Maurice Toussaint 
Original colour illustrated paper boards. Text in French. Bookplate of Beaverbrook (Lord Beaverbrook - Max Aitken) and stamp of The Old Manse Library, Newcastle, N.B., which was his hometown. Date Due slip removed. Back cover stained brown along top. Interior clean and cover bright. 253 pp. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Alaska and the Klondike Gold Fields, Harris, A.C.
20 Harris, A.C. Alaska and the Klondike Gold Fields
Washington, D.C. J.R. Jones 1897 Hard Cover Good Plus to Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Photos and Foldout Map 
Tan illustrated cloth on boards. The whole story of the 1849 gold strike in Alaska and other regions. Heavy book will need extra postage. 556 pp. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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