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They Lived to Tell the Tale: true stories of Modern Adventure from the Legendary Explorers Club

by Jan Jarboe Russell (editor); Alison Jones, Milbry C. Polk, James H. Powell, Lonnie Dupre with Karin Redmond, Lorie Karnath, Kristin Larson, Ranulph Fiennes, J. Robert Harris, Brandon Wilson, Matthew Bogdanos, et al

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Avenue Victor Hugo Books LLC
Published
2008
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781592289912
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$16.50

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Guildford, Connecticut: Lyons Press / Globe Pequot, 2008. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 348 pages, black and beige boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine dust jacket with the original price present.
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London, England: Granta Books, 2008. Original Wraps. Fine. Originally appeared in 2007 as 'The Ends of the Earth: Volume 1, The Arctic'. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, 275 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A fine, clean, soft cover edition with light shelf wear; binding tight, paper cream white.
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$9.50
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Cousteau's Papua New Guines Journey

by Jean-Michel Cousteau and Mose Richards

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Avenue Victor Hugo Books LLC
Published
1989
Condition
Fine / Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780810931510
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$19.00

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New York, New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Fine / Near Fine. Quarto, 12" tall, 224 pages (illustrated throughout in color and b&w), yellow cloth. A fine clean hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a fine, lightly rubbed dust jacket.
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The RA Expeditions

by Thor Heyerdahl ; Patricia Crampton (translator)

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Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$6.50

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1971. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 9 1/3" tall, xi + 341 pages + color plate pages, illustrated endpapers, green cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover first edition with moderate shelf wear over all; hinges and binding solid, paper cream white. Without dust jacket.
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Hartford, Connecticut: American Publishing Co, 1884. Decorative Cloth. Fair. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, 479 pages with intertextual illustrations, decorated gray cloth. A fair copy only, boards worn through at corners, cover cloth soiled, back strip cloth fraying, hinges cracked but secure, binding shaken, and with title page and page #15-16 (a portion of the contents page listing)… Read more
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A Tenderfoot with Peary

by George Borup; G.W. Melville (preface)

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Published
1912
Condition
Very Good -
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$12.50

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New York, New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1912. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good -. Ex-library with marking to the spine, endpapers and title pages. Sold as a nice reading copy only. Octavo 8 1/4" tall, black and white photographic frontispiece + 317 pages + b&w plates, gilt titles on decorated blue cloth. A very good minus, generally clean, hardcover first… Read more
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Under the Northern Lights

by J. A. MacGahan (Januarius Aloysius); illustrations by G. R. de Wilde

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Published
1876
Condition
Good
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$350.00

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London, England: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1876. Hardcover--cloth. Good. An ex-library copy with marking to the endpapers and first page, spine cloth taped and marked. Octavo, 9" tall, 339 pages with intertextual black and white illustration plus 1 fold-out black and white map + 7 black and white plates; gilt titles on decorative green cloth. A… Read more
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$350.00
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South: the story of Shackleton's Last Expedition to Antarctica 1914 - 1917Journals by Ernest Shackleton

by Sir Ernest Shackleton

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Avenue Victor Hugo Books LLC
Published
circa 1990
Condition
Fine/Fine
ISBN
9781568522524
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$10.00

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New York, New York: Konecky & Konecky, circa 1990. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 282 pages, blue boards. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover with minor shelf wear and rubbing at the corners; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed. In a very good, moderately edge worn dust jacket with light edge tears and chipping… Read more
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Shores of Discovery: How Expeditionaries Have Constructed the World

by Eric Leed

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Avenue Victor Hugo Books LLC
Published
1995
Condition
Fine/Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780465020966
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$6.80

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New York, New York: Basic Books/Harper Collins, 1995. First Edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Fine/Near Fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xi + 322 pages, maroon quarter cloth. A fine clean(unread) hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly edgeworn dust jacket, and with the original price.… Read more
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The Creature in the Map: A Journey to El Dorado

by Charles Nicholl

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Published
1996
Condition
Near Fine/Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780688146009
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$7.60

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New York, New York: William Morrow & Company, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xi + 398 pages, boards. A near fine,c lean (unread) hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white with blush of foxing to the fore-edges. In a near fine, lightly edge worn dust… Read more
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Fourteen Men; The Story of the Antarctic Expedition to Heard Island

by Arthur Scholes

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Avenue Victor Hugo Books LLC
Published
1952
Condition
Very Good/Good
Edition
First Edition
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$10.00

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New York, New York: E. P. Dutton, 1952. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 314 pages, blue cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear, but some color fading to the cloth at the edges from exposure to light; hinges and binding tight, paper just lightly yellowed. In a good, edge… Read more
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North to the Pole

by Will Steger with Paul Schurke

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Published
1987
Condition
Near Fine/Very Good
ISBN
9780812917048
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$7.60

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New York, New York: Times Books, 1987. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xii + 339 pages + photographic plates, red quarter-cloth. A near fine, clean, neat, hard cover edition with light shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine dust jacket with light edge wear, with the original price.
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Men and (&) Gods in Mongolia (Zayagan)

by Henning Haslund; translated by Elizabeth Sprigge and Claude Napier

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Published
1935
Condition
Very Good +/Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$60.00

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New York, New York: E. P. Dutton, 1935. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good +/Very Good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xvi + 358 pages + black and white plates, gilt titles, textured brown cloth. A very good +, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear and some minor rubbing at the corner cloth edges, hinges and binding tight,… Read more
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$60.00
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Mind Over Matter: The Epic Crossing of the Antarctic Continent

by Ranulph Fiennes

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Published
1994
Condition
Fine/Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385312165
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$6.80

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New York, New York: Delacorte Press, 1994. First Edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth, paper over boards. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 322 pages, black quarter-cloth; maps, b&w photographs. A fine, clean, hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear; bumping to one corner, hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a fine dust jacket with original price.
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The Golden Antilles

by Timothy Severin

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Avenue Victor Hugo Books LLC
Published
1970
Condition
Near Fine/Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$6.00

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New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1970. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, xii + 336 pages, yellow cloth. A near fine, clean, hardcover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good+, clean dust jacket with minor soiling and price clipped.
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Antarctic Year: Brabant Island Expedition

by Chris Furse

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Published
1986
Condition
Fine/Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780709910589
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$12.68

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London, England: Croom Helm, 1986. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Fine/Near Fine. Quarto, 11" tall, 223 pages, blue cloth over boards, map endpapers; forward by HRH Prince Charles. Color and b&w photographs throughout. A fine, clean, hardcover first edition with minimal shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, unclipped, slightly edgeworn dust jacket.
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New York, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1855. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Fair. Abridged and arranged from the official narratives...". Duodecimo, 7" tall, xii + 359 pages, 1 map plate, decorated brown cloth, gilt spine titles. A fair copy with significant exterior wear to all edges, chipping and fraying at the backstrip and fore-corners, moisture stains evident to the… Read more
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$28.00