Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, Inc., 2007. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 305 pgs. The enemy is everywhere in war-torn Iraq, and suppliers and construction workers run the same risks as uniformed combatants: guerrilla attacks, suicide bombings, rocket bombardments, and road mines. This is the compelling story of Carter Andress...
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Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1967. Hardcover. 7 x 10, 242 pgs, index, b&w photos and illustrations, endsheets decorated with maps. The story, mostly in pictures, from 1861 to 1865.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1999. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 191 pgs, index, section of b&w historical photos. A dramatic account of the expeditions of 1924, when George Mallory and Andrew Irvine dissappeared, and 1999, when Anker found Mallory's body. Captures the passion and spirit of two men...
Boston: 1983. Paperback. 4 1/2 x 7, 266 pgs, b&w maps. A comprehensive guidebook for canoeists and kayakers on the rivers of New Hampshire and Vermont.
New York: New American Library, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 226 pgs, section of b&w photos, mapped endsheets. drift in the immensity of the Pacific Ocean, five fishermen from Costa Rica struggled against thirst, hunger and despair for incredible 142 days, the longest such endurance on...
Boston: Little Brown & Co, 1997. First edition. Hardcover. 9 x 12, 160 pgs, color photos throughout. America's preeminent makeup artist shares his secrets, explaining not only the basics of makeup application and technique but also how to use the fundamentals to create a wide range of different looks.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1922. Second printing. Hardcover. 5 x 7, 174 pgs, charming endpapers front and back are decorated with pictures by Cassandra Austen: 12 color portraits in circles representing all the characters mentioned throughout the book plus an extra circle with the initials J.A. Throughout the...
New York: Dell Publishing, 1975. Reprint. Mass Market Paperback. 4 x 7, 300 pgs, b&w illustrations. A non-fiction book about the joy and meaning of flight in the author's life.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1919. Hardcover. 5 x 7, 417 pgs, b&w illustrations. A story of the builders of democracy.
New York: Vantage Press, 1984. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 299 pgs. "The author answers with an extensive and forceful documentation the following questions: Who sold Eastern Europe to Stalin? Where? When? How? The indictment by the author as well as his verdict is implacable and without appeal: Eastern...
Hendersonville, NC: Jondhi Media Group USA, 2010. First edition. Paperback. 6 x 9, 300 pgs. A not-so-distant vision of the future with intriguing characters, gifted narrative, believable settings and mythic heroes and villains.
New York: Harper & Bros. 1910. Hardcover. 5 x 7 1/2, 322 pgs, b&w illustrations. "A" and "B" stamps on covers and inside covers. Turn-of-the-century humor with drawings by Rose O'Neill, America's first female cartoonist and the inventor of the cartoon character, Kewpie.
Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1980. Reprint. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8, 264 pgs, index, notes. Originally published in 1941, the story of river trade before the coming of the steamboat.
Cambridge, MA: Da Capo Press, 2003. Paperback. 6 x 9, 253 pgs, sections of b&w photos. Chronicles the dramatic details of this historic expedition, for the first time crossing Antarctica on foot.
New York: Putnams, 2005. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 294 pgs, section of color photos. In 2004, Pasquale Scaturro and his partner Gordon Brown led an expedition that completed the first descent of the Blue Nile and Nile, traveling more than 3,000 miles by kayak and raft. This is their story.
Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1989. First edition. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8, 320 pgs, b&w historical photos. Describes a son's search in the 1980s Spain for his birth mother's story through interviews with family members and childhood friends. With his wife Judith as translator, the author returned...
Helena, MT: Falcon Publishing, 1993. Paperback. 6 x 9, 277 pgs, b&w and a section of color photos. Fifty scenic drives throughout the state by this renowned outdoor travel writer.
London: Blandford, 1991. Reprint. Paperback. 7 1/2 x 9 1/2, 181 pgs, index, b&w historical photos and maps throughout. A pictorial history of the 1879 war, including the battles at Isandlwana and Rorke’s Drift, among numerous others.
Boston: Appalachian Mountain Club Books, 1989. Second edition. Paperback. 6 x 9, 238 pgs, index, b&w photos and illustrations. A comprehensive manual on how to avoid accidents on the river and what to do when they happen.
New York: A.L. Burt, 1932. Hardcover. 5 x 7 1/2, 276 pgs. A gripping international intrigue mith climax on skis in the Swiss Alps. Ex-library with the usual markings.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. First printing. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 351 pgs, index, references, notes. The author offers a practical introduction to ritual and its study. She presents comprehensive overviews of the most influential theories of religion and ritual, the major categories of ritual activity, and in the...
New York: Dodd Mead, 1955. Hardcover. 5 x 8, 298 pgs, bibliography, b&w photographs. Story of the life of a remarkable man who overcame unsurmountable trials and difficulties as the he navigated the unexplored Congo River. Ex-library, rebound, with the usual markings.
New York: Harcourt Brace, 2000. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 355 pgs, bibliography, section of color illustrations. A collection of stories and essays about humankind's growing away from the cradle of Earth.
New York: The Free Press, 1999. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 666 pgs. Sets forth a state-of-the-art curriculum from kindergarten through eighth grade that you can use to monitor what is and isn't being taught in your school outlining how you can help teachers ensure that your child masters...
New York: Three Rivers Press, 1998. First edition. Paperback. 7 x 9, 191 pgs, b&w photos and illustrations. Everthing you need to know about encountering over 100 ghosts, phantoms and spectral entities.