New York: Ballantine Books, 2001. Reprint. Mass Market Paperback. 4 x 7, 390 pgs. The enthralling page-turner now a major motion picture starring Jason Statham, Clive Owen, and Robert De Niro Here is a gripping novel, inspired by real-life events, about a private team of British vigilantes that sets out...
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Cleveland, OH: World Syndicate Publishing, 1933. Reprint. Hardcover. 5 x 7, 316 pgs. Contains a valuable chapter on airplane navigation by Captain Robert Schofield Wood. Also has a copy of the contents of the book presented to Captain Lindbergh by Secretary of State Kellogg of world wide congratulations received by the United States Government.
New York: Grove Press, 1988. First American edition. Paperback. 6 x 9, 385 pgs, bibliography. The writings of the men and women who traversed, circumnavigated, and settled Australia.
New York: Atlantic Monthly Press, 1988. First American edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 489 pgs, index, sources, bibliography, sections of b&w historical photos. An account of an early 1800s exploration voyages. Derived from actual diaries, etc.
New York: Grove Press, 2001. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 470 pgs, index, notes, bibliography, two sections of b&w photos. The epic story of the men who stopped at nothing to unravel the mysteries of the North Pole.
Berkeley: Howell-North Books, 1964. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 208 pgs, b&w photos, endsheets decorated with maps. The author's story of his summer long trip from the Mexican border of California to the Oregon border.
Charleston, SC: CreateSpace, 2001. First edition. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8, 307 pgs. What happens when government fiscal mismanagement, resource wars, peak oil, overpopulation, high unemployment and an unexpected shocking and sudden wave of bank failures converge and descend at the same time? It just could mean unimaginable chaos. This...
Stockbridge, MA: Berkshire House, 1992. First edition. Paperback. 6 x 9, 472 pgs. History, lodging, culture, restaurants, recreation, shopping, maps and much more.
Tallahassee, FL: Florida Division of Archives, 1984. Paperback. 7 x 10, 58 pgs, b&w photos. A good anthology of life in Florida, past and present.
Boston: Little Brown & Co, 1958. Book Club. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 250 pgs. Classic tale of the sea.
Boston: Little Brown & Co, 1946. First edition. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 318 pgs, decorated endsheets, dustjackets designd by Andrew Wyeth. The story is set in the final days of the Napoleonic War, with Hornblower sent to France to deal with British mutineers who have taken refuge there...
Pittsboro, IN: Indiana Camp Supply Inc., 1977. Second edition. Paperback. 6 1/2 x 8 1/2, 112 pgs, b&w photos. Includes source, cost (at time,1977) weight, serving size, water requirement cooking hints and nutrition.
New York: Scribners, 1911. Hardcover. 5 x 7 1/2, 229 pgs, illustrated by F. Graham Cootes, frontispiece art missing. John Fox, Jr. (1862 - 1919) was an American journalist, novelist, and short story writer who Fox gained a following as a war correspondent, working for Harper's Weekly in Cuba during...
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2011. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9 1/2, 438 pgs, index, section of b&w photos. Surveys the history of warfare from ancient Mesopotamia to the Gulf War in search of a deeper understanding of the origins of Western warfare and the reasons for its eminence today.
New York: Harper & Row, 1971. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8,187 pgs. The fascinating, complex world of training stables and all that goes into the winning.
London: Michael Joseph, 1985. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 271 pgs. A thriller in which a champion steeplechaser puts himself into a perilous situation when a smear campaign in the gutter press threatens to ruin his twin sister's life. Signed.
New York: Harper & Row, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. 5 x 8, 201 pgs. Steven Scott, a champion jockey, discovers trouble in his own stables that could bring his winning streak to an end and bring about his own termination.
New York: Harper & Row, 1977. First edition. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8, 240 pgs. A mystery featuring Roland Britten, an accountant by profession, and amateur steeple-chase jockey.
Nashville: A.L. Burt. Hardcover. 5 x 7 1/2, 308 pgs, b&w frontispiece of Franklin. A neat old reprint of Franklin's autobiography. Ex-library with the usual markings.
New York: Harper Collins, 2004. Reprint. Hardcover. 6 X 9, 590 pgs, sections of color photos. Franks' insider's account of the war on terrorism that has changed the world since September 11, 2001.
New York: New American Library, 1983. First edition. Paperback. 5 x 8, 480 pgs. Historian, George MacDonald Fraser's creation of Flashman (the bad guy from Tom Brown's school days) was genius. Romping through history with a notorious coward, womaniser and thief (as needed), Fraser's ostensible recourse to Flashman's diaries offers...
New York: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, 2001. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 289 pgs, section of color photos, mapped endsheets. Author and her husband traveled more than 20,000 miles of the Arctic and sub-Arctic by an ocean-going rowing shell and small boat.
Baldwin Park, CA: Gem Guides Book Co., 2005. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 183 pgs, b&w maps and photos. Includes the first detailed description of the 52-mile long Highline Trail and its side-trails. Includes measured directions, maps, and detailed access information.
Stowe-Day Foundatoin, 1977. Paperback. 8 1/2 x 11, 16 pgs, b&w historical photos. Four postcards to a page. The illustrations are reproductions of cartes de visite from an album belonging to Henry Ward Beecher.
Cleveland: World Publishing, 1962. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 315 pgs, section of b&w photos, mapped endsheets. Peter Freuchen, the Danish explorer, understood the Eskimo and other inhabitants of the Far North better than any other man of our generation. Through his writings of his experiences and adventures during...