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

Guildford, Connecticut: Lyons Press / Globe Pequot, 2008. First edition, first printing. 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.

$16.50

The Arctic; An Anthology: Essential Reading on the Polar Region and its Future [aka The Ends of the Earth: volume 1]
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The Arctic; An Anthology: Essential Reading on the Polar Region and its Future [aka The Ends of the Earth: volume 1]

By Elizabeth Kolbert, Editor

London, England: Granta Books, 2008. Reprint. 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.

$9.50

The Flying Carpet

By Richard Halliburton

Indianapolis, Indiana: Bobbs-Merrill, 1932. Early Printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Without dust jacket. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 352 pages + black and white plates (photographs), map endpapers, gilt titles, black cloth. A very good, clean, original hardcover edition with moderate shelf wear, fore-corner tips throughto boards, spine cloth starting to fray at top and bottom edges; hinges and binding solid, paper clean,moderately yellowed. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

Space Trek: the endless migration.

By Jerome Clayton Glenn; George S. Robinson

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Stackpole Books, 1978. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near fine/good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 223 pages, with b&w illustrations, blue cloth. A very good plus, clean,neat hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a good, edgeworn dust jacket with small chips at the folds, and with the original price.

$9.50

pb: the Pocket Book Magazine; No. 2

By Franklin Watts (editor); Corey Ford, James T. Farrell, John Gunther, Margaret mead, Martin Gardner, Noel Streatfeild

New York, New York: Pocket Books, 1954. First printing. Paperback. Very Good-. Duodecimo, 6 1/2" tall, 248 pages + ads, illustrated wraps. A very good minus, clean, soft cover edition with moderate shelf wear, covers creased, binding solid, paper just lightly yellowed.

$7.50

Race to Mars: The Mars Flight Atlas
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Race to Mars: The Mars Flight Atlas

By Frank Miles and Nicholas Booth, Editors

New York, New York: Harper & Row, 1988. First American edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near fine/very good. Quarto, 11 1/4" tall, 192 pages with color illustration throughout, black boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a very good, lightly rubbed and lightly edgeworn dust jacket, with the original price.

$9.50

Lives and Voyages of Drake, Cavendish, and Dampier; Including an Introductory View of the Earlier Discoveries in the South Sea, and the History of the Bucaniers. [this edition published as part of] The American School Library [series] - Harper's Family Library. XXX; Lives And Voyages Of The Early Navigators, With A History Of The Bucaniers, Complete In One Volume...Stereotype Edition 1838

By (Christian Isobel Johnstone), Illustrated by Gimber

New York, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1839. Early Printing. Decorative Cloth. Good. Sextodecimo, 6" tall. 332 pages + 3 plates, printed tan cloth. A good, internally sturdy but shelf worn copy with chipping at the back strip edges, cloth yellowed, scuffed, and worn through to boards at all extremities; hinges and binding solid, paper moderately yellowed with scattered foxing .

$19.00

The Life of Sir Martin Frobisher [The Golden Hind Series]

By William McFee

New York, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1928. First Edition Trade. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, xiv + 276 + 4 ads; map endpapers, b&w illustrations, folding map. A very good, clean, hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear, light fading to spine cloth and gilt title dimmed, previous owner's inscription on half title page, hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed. Lacking dustjacket.

$9.50

Narrative and Critical History of America: volume IV; French Explorations and Settlements in North America, and those of the Portuguese, Duch, and Swedes; 1500 -- 1700

By Justin Winsor (editor); Nathanial S. Shaler, George Dexter, Benjamin F. De CostaCharles C. Smith, Edward D. Neill, John Gilmary Shea, George Stewart jr. Berthold Fernow, George B. Keen

Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin, 1884. Early Printing. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 10 2/3" tall, xxx + 516 pages, intertextual black and white illustrations throughout, gilt titles on decorative brown cloth. A very good clean hard cover edition with moderate exterior shelf wear, fore-corners and spine ends rubbed, hinges and binding solid, pages lightly yellowed. A general overview of resources available.

$25.00

The Conquest of Mexico ( three volumes )

By William H. Prescott

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : J. B. Lippincott, 1869. Early Printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good -. 3 individual volumes - complete in itself. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, gilt titles on brown cloth. A very good, clean, sound, tight set with minor shelf wear but chipping and fraying started at top and bottom edges of spine cloth ; hinges and binding solid, 488, 480, 524 pages, paper clean and moderately yellowed.

$19.00

Cousteau's Papua New Guines Journey

By Jean-Michel Cousteau and Mose Richards

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.

$19.00

Mysteries of the Mexican Pyramids; with dimensional analysis in original drawings and historic illustrations from many sources
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Mysteries of the Mexican Pyramids; with dimensional analysis in original drawings and historic illustrations from many sources

By Peter Tompkins; Hugh Harleston Jr.

New York, New York: Harper & Row, 1976. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine / Very Good. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, xvii + 427 pages, green cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear but slight color fading at the cover cloht edges; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In very good, moderately worn dust jacket, with rubbing at the corners.

$16.50

Secrets of the Great Pyramid
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Secrets of the Great Pyramid

By Peter Tompkins; appendix by Livio Catullo Stecchini

New York, New York: Harper & Row, 1971. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine / Very Good. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, xv + 416 pages, brown cloth; previous owner's signature on front endpaper. A near fine, clean hardcover with light shelf wear but slight soiling to the fore-edge; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In very good (minus) moderately worn dust jacket, with rubbing at the corners and a short edge tear to bottom edge.

$12.50

Stornoway: East and West

By Marjorie Petersen

New York, New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1966. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Good. Quarto 10 1/4" tall, xiv + 189 pages, with b&w photographs and intertextual illustrations, gilt tiles on blue cloth. A very good, clean, hardcover first edition with moderate shelf wear, cloth color dlightly faded at the margins, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white with very slight foxing at the fore-edges and endpapers. Without dust jacket.

$8.50

Wild Cargo

By Frank Buck, with Edward Anthony

New York, New York: Simon and Schuster &, 1932. Fourth printing. Decorative Cloth. Very Good -. A nice original reading copy. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, x + 244 pages, red titles on blue cloth. A very good minus, clean, neat hard cover with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, slight fraying started at the top edge of the spine cloth; hinges and binding tight, paper moderately yellowed with a touch of foxing to the endpapers. Without dust jacket.

$16.50

Jungle Days (illustrated)

By William Beebe; illustrated by Helen Damrosch Tee Van et al

New York, New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1925. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. (From articles which previously appeared in Atlantic Monthy and Saturday Evening Post magazines.) Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, frontispiece + 201 pages + 9 color and black and white plates, illustrated endpapers, gilt titles on green cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover first edition with moderate shelf wear and rubbing to the corners, hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed. Note: there is apparently a page removed in the frontmatter, but no designated contents is missing. All text and illustrations noted are present. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

Columbus: The story of Don Cristobal Colon, Admiral of the Ocean, and his four voyages westward to the Indies according to contemporary sources

By Bjorn Landstrom (written and illustrated)

New York, New York: Macmillan Company, 1967 [ 1966]. First American edition. Decorative Leather. Near Fine / Very Good. Quarto, 11 1/4" tall, 207 pages with color and black & white illustration throughout, gilt titles on red leatherette. A near fine, clean, hardcover first edition with light shelf wear ; hinges and binding solid, text paper cream white. In a very good moderately worn slipcase, with slight color fading at the margins

$19.00

Meet Your Ancestors: a biography of primitive man

By Roy Chapman Andrews,

New York, New York: Viking Press, 1945. Second printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, xii + 259 pages, illustrated endpapers, gilt titles on brick-beige cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover edition over allkwith minor to moderate shelf wear, spine titles rubbed; hinges and binding tight, paper just slightly yellowed, and a previous owner's name penned on the title page In a good, moderately worn dust jacket with chipping at the edges.

$9.50

The RA Expeditions

By Thor Heyerdahl ; Patricia Crampton (translator)

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.

$6.50

The Blue Nile
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The Blue Nile

By Alan Moorehead

New York, New York: Harper & Row, 1962. First edition thus. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine / Very Good. This is the Book of the Month Club printing by the original publisher of the first edition and is in every way like the regular trade edition. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 308 pages + plates and fold-out map, blue cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In very good, moderately worn dust jacket, with rubbing at the corners and a short edge tear to bottom edge

$7.50

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