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...
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Garden City, NY: Travelers' Tales, 2002. Later printing. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8, 201 pgs, foreword by John Galsworthy. The reminiscences of Horn of his life adventuring and trading in the last half of the 19th century. Ex-library with the usual markings.
Indianapolis, IN: Bowen-Merrill, 1902. First edition. Hardcover. 5 x 8, 452 pgs. A very nice copy of this Hough novel. "How the Star of Good fortune rose and set and rose again, by a woman's grace, for one John Law of Lauriston. " Ex-library with the usual markings.
New York: Prentice Hall Press, 1968. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 241 pgs, section of b&w photos and illustrations. The saga of Thundergate, site of twelve forts, centuries of adventure, and a score of battles crucial to the early history of the U.S. And Canada.
New York: Lyons & Burford, 1991. Reprint. Trade Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 337 pgs. Afterword by Nicholas Shakespeare. An Argentinean childhood memoir, among the most magical ever written.
New York: Hurst & Company. Hardcover. 5 x 7, 192 pgs. Includes: Fantine; or the Felon and the Fallen, Cosette; or the Detective's Pursuit, and Marius: or the Son of the Revolution.
New York: Random House, 1986. Paperback. 5 x 8, 687 pgs, index, sections of b&w photos and illustrations. "A brilliant and enduring achievement.history of the highest order combining thorough research with vivid narrative and thoughtful assessment."
London: Readers Union, 1955. Hardcover. 5 x 7 1/2, 328 pgs, sections of color and b&w photos. An account of one of the early successful climbs of Mt. Everest.
Garden City, NY: International Collectors Library, 1953. Hardcover. Foreword by H.R.H. Duke of Edinburgh. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 300 pgs, b&w photos, maps, index. The story of the British conquest of Everest in 1953, by the leader of the expedition (Hunt) and the first man to reach the summit.
New York: Picador, 2012. Second edition. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8, 328 pgs. In 1945, a German bomber crash-lands in Iceland during a blizzard. Puzzlingly, there are both German and American officers on board. One of the senior German officers claims that their best chance of survival is to try...
New York: Putnams, 1883. Author's Revised Edition. Hardcover. 4 1/2 x 7 1/2, 465 pgs. A couple of very light underlinings and margin notes at back of book. Previous owner's name and notes (in old-fashioned scrolly handwriting) at on front fly and page in front of title page. Two of Irving's classic on one binding.
New York: Cambridge University Press, 1991. Paperback. 8 1/2 x 11, 203 pgs, b&w photos. Stories told by the Koori people and the photo collections of Alick Jackomos and the Museum of Victoria, and the members of the Aboriginal Community of Victoria. Wonderful stories including Phillip Pepper, Lake Tyers Gum...
Tucson, AZ: Dennis McMillan Publications, 1998. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 278 pgs, decorated endsheets. During the 1950s, Goodwin Ritter--a character based on Dashiell Hammett--comes before a subcommittee and is forced to relive his past as a Pinkerton detective. Signed by the author.
Indiana Wells, CA: McKenna Publishing, 2004. First edition. Paperback. 6 x 9, 201 pgs. True story of Air Force top gun Kyle Kendrick's nearly unsurvivable car crash and his fight to survive after it. A truly unbelievable story of life, death, war and forgotten love.
Cambridge: Ragged Mountain Press, 1993. 16th Printing. Paperback. 4 1/2 x 8, 156 pgs, b&w photos. Here's how to plan, pack prepare, and - most important - eat savory meals on the trail. For backpackers, canoeists, kayakers, bicyclists and boaters.
New York: Harcourt Brace, 1987. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 700 pgs. A portrait of individuals in crisis in the aftermath of war, by turns, hard-bitten, romantic, violent, bawdy, gentle, comic,lyrical and haunting.
New York: William Morrow, 2001. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9 1/2, 235 pgs. A female private eye's memoir of her work in South Africa.
England: Miles Kelly Publishing, 2009. First edition. Paperback. 7 1/2 x 9, 145 pgs, color photos and illustrations. First in the Serpent's Eye series featuring an elite group of specialists, hand-picked by an international agency for their youth and talent.
New York: MJF Books, 2006. Third printing. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 199 pgs, b&w photos. The author takes readers on a thrilling adventure through dangerous mountains, deserts, and caves in search of hidden wealth. The amount of money lost in America during the past few centuries is truly...
New York: HarperPerennial, 2001. Reprint. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 290 pgs, section of color photos. The well known book about the author's walk from New York State to the Gulf of Mexico with his Husky, Cooper.
Englewood, CO: 1987. Third edition. Paperback. 6 x 9, over 200 pgs, b&w photos and b&w and monotone illustrations. Covers equipment techniques, specialized equipment, boat diving, underwater navigation, limited visibility diving, diver stress, diver rescue, deep diving, etc. Some highlighting.
Nicholasville, KY: Wind Publications, 2005. First edition. Paperback. 7 x 10, 210 pgs, b&w photos. Kentuckians write against mountaintop removal.
Nashville: AtriaBooks, 2010. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 274 pgs. All about the adventure of riding as well as the colorful groups and fascinating that history that goes along with it. Some topics covered include: the history of the motorcycle, beginning more than a hundred years ago when it evolved from...
New York: Vintage Books, 1992. First edition. Paperback. 5 x 8, 256 pgs. A thrilling, touching, and densely instructive book, Shooting the Boh is also a frank self-portrait of a woman facing her most corrosive fears--and triumphing over them--with fortitude and unflagging wit.
Chicago: Clarkson Publishing, 1950. Hardcover. 5 x 7 1/2, 1278 pgs. A collection of complete short stories and essays chosen from the literatures of all periods and countries written by standard authors. A neat old book, though undated...looks like the 1920s.