New York: St Martin's Press, 2011. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 320 pgs, b&w and color photos. Personal saga of a Norwegian family and a tale of adventure of commercial fishermen on the Bering Sea.
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New York: Vintage Books, 2012. Paperback. 5 x 8, 270 pgs, section of b&w photos. The exhilarating tale of a willful woman's solo trek across 1,700 miles of Australian outback.
Seattle: Gordon Soules Book Publishers, 1997. Reprint. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 207 pgs, b&w photos and illustraitons. Homesteading in northern British Columbia. The inspiring account of a year in remote wilderness, far from settlements and roads. The authors share their experiences, from the challenge of building a hand-hewn...
Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2011. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 220 pgs, section of color photos. Exciting story of a young girl's quest to sail around the world unaccompanied.
New York: Barnes & Noble, 2005. Paperback. Originally published in 1900. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 294 pgs, b&w illustrations. The author's story of his trip around the world from Boston in a tubby home-made sloop in 1895.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2015. First edition. Hardcover. 6 1/2 x 9 1/2, 320 pgs, index, b&w historical photos. Tells the dramatic story of the courageous brothers who taught the world how to fly.
Newfoundland: Creative Publishers, 1998. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8, 351 pgs, b&w photos. Through Thornhill's story is the history of Newfoundland deep sea fishing.
New York: Viking Press, 1962. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 246 pgs, decorated endsheets. Steinbeck's classic travelogue of rediscovery across America with his French poodle named Charley.
New York: Norton, 2017. 6 x 9, 384 pgs, index, notes, section of color photos. Weaves together the epic story of the Lost Franklin Expedition of 1845-whose two ships and crew of 129 were lost to the Arctic ice-with the tale of the incredible discovery of the flagship's wreck in 2014.
New York: Doubleday, 2005. First edition. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 416 pgs, two sections of b&w historical photos, mapped endsheets. Well-researched, the story of Roosevelt's expedition down an unmapped, rapids-choked tributary of the Amazon.
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, The University Museum, 1934. First edition. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 185 pgs, b&w photos. History and nature of Delaware peyotism; ethnological analys; summary and conclusions.
New York: iVES wASHBURN, 1931. First edition. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 288 pgs, index, b&w historical photos. An extensive account of the diplomacy and politics of Europe between the World Wars. Hard to find!
New York: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, 1959. First printing. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 196 pgs, b&w photos. A panorama in words and pictures of four periods of Rome's history - Pagan, Early Christian, Renaissance and Modern. This collection of photos was originally shot as motion pictures for a four-part television...
New York: Broadway Books, 2005. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 416 pgs, two sections of b&w historical photos, mapped endsheets. Well-researched, the story of Roosevelt's expedition down an unmapped, rapids-choked tributary of the Amazon.
Washington DC: U.S. Gov't Printing OfficeThe purpose of this field manual is to provide a standardized source document for Armywide reference on map reading and land navigation. It applies to every soldier in the Army regardless of service branch, MOS, or rank. Thi, 1987. Third edition. Paperback. 8 1/2 x....
London: Faber and Faber, 1951. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 281 pgs, index, b&w illustrations, fold-out chart. All you need to know to learn how to bind books.
New York: Harper & Bros. 1956. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 272 pgs, b&w historical photos, mapped endsheets. A classic account of adventure and discovery among the tribes and caravans of the unexplored Sahara.
New York: Norton, 1978. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 288 pgs, index, b&w and color photos throughout. A tale of high adventure at sea in one of the least known parts of the world. The author has managed to escape the confines of a pure sea story and touch...
New York: Abbeville Press Publishers, 1993. First edition, later printing. Hardcover. 10 x 10, 203 pgs, index, bibliography, color photos throughout. Offers lively and engaging, intimate and bawdy, humorous, tragic, revealing and inspiring stories of the Tibetans and reveals their extraordinary perception of their everyday lives.
New York: St Martin's Press, 1958. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 437 pgs. Traver's famous novel of murder, trial, and the people who engaged in the proceedings.
New York: Greystone Press, 1950. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 320 pgs, b&w photos, mapped endsheets. The story of the author and his father's trek to the Dalai Lama's throne in Lhasa. Ex-library with the usual markings.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1964. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 180 pgs, index, sections of color photos. The story of the Himalayan Schoolhouse Expedition of 1963 where the party sought to ascend two great unclimbed peaks and repay the natives by building schools and treat diseases. Ex-library, rebound.
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1965. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 221 pgs. A novel set among the trout fishing waters of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
Edinburgh and London: Mainstream Publishing, 1999. First edition. Paperback. 6 x 9, 328 pgs, section of color photos. In their 36 foot sailboat, The Roger Henry, the author and his wife set sail in June, 1994, to spend a winter among the Inuit far above the Arctic Circle. Unexpected events...
Edmonton, Alberta: Hurtig Publishers, 1979. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 9, 258 pgs, index, glossary, section of b&w photos. An entertaining tribute to ten menand& women whose unique skills and accomplishments have made significant contributions to Canadian alpine history.