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image of Westward to Vinland : The discovery of Pre-Columbian Norse House-sites in  North America

Westward to Vinland : The discovery of Pre-Columbian Norse House-sites in North America

by Ingstad, Helge

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1972
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First Thus
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New York: Harper Colophon Books. Very Good. 1972. First Thus. Softcover. Translated by Erik J. Friis. 250 pages. Index. Illustrated with maps and black and white photographs. Bookstore stamp inside the cover on the ffep. Otherwise a clean copy. (The) "account of the author’s six archaeological expeditions to North America between 1961 and 1968. These… Read more
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image of 1927 Summer of Eagles :  The story of an unforgettable summer when a  courageous group of airmen risked their lives in uncharted skies in search  of gold and glory

1927 Summer of Eagles : The story of an unforgettable summer when a courageous group of airmen risked their lives in uncharted skies in search of gold and glory

by Huttig, Jack

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Published
1980
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Very Good in Good dust jacket
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First Edition
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Chicago: Nelson-Hall Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author . Signed by Author. Association copy, signed, dated and numbered by Jack Huttig "To Harold and Marge Evans, my oldest and very best friends, Jack Huttig, 6-5-80. / #5 of 6 "authors copies" ?? by Nelson-Hall." About very… Read more
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The Sailing Ship : A study in beauty

by Rogers, Stanley

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Published
1950
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Near Fine with no dust jacket
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First Edition
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New York: Harper & Brothers. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. Bright blue cloth with gilt title on the spine; stamped in blind with seahorse. 11" X 8.5". Pp ix, 98. Illustrations and color plates. Frontispiece. Contents: Notes on the character of a ship -- The hull -- The… Read more
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The Wanderings of Edward Ely: A Mid-Century Seafarer's Diary (19th Century)

by Sirna, Anthony; Allison Sirna. (editors)

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Published
1954
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Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket
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First Edition
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New York: Hastings House. Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket. 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. 217 pages. The dust jacket art is Ely's own drawing from his diary. A Mid-19th Century Seafarer's Diary. Written before Dana's Two Years Before the Mast, Ely traveled by way of the Horn to California & witnessed the Gold Rush.… Read more
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California Ghost Towns

by Florin, Lambert

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Published
1971
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Good
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First Edition
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9780875643243
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Seattle: Superior Publishing Company. Good. 1971. First Edition. Softcover. 0875643248 . Softcover Good condition All edges dust soiled and foxing. 127 pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings by David Mason. Includes a brief history and photographs with captions of 53 towns throughout California. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .
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Van Loon's Geography the Story of the World We Live in

by Van Loon, Hendrik Willem; Loon, Hendrik Willem Van

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Published
1932
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Very Good with no dust jacket
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Sixth Printing
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New York: Simon & Schuster. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1932. Sixth Printing. Hardcover. Without the original dust jacket. 6th printing. 525 pages. 1 x 9 x 6 Inches. Solid clean copy. An engaging study of history and geography written to inform and entertain. Wonderful illustrations by the author, in color… Read more
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54-40 OR FIGHT

by Emerson, Hough

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Published
1909
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Good with no dust jacket
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First Edition
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Bobbs-Merrill. Good with no dust jacket. 1909. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing January, 1909. Arthur I. Keller (illustrator). "A 402 page tale of the great outdoors." Mild wear to boards. Previous owners name on end paper. In 1844 James K. Polk was running for President. He caled for expansion that… Read more
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Around the World in 78 Days

by Coleridge, Nicholas

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Published
1985
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Fine in Fine dust jacket
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First Thus
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New York: Mcgraw Hill. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1985. First Thus. 3-ring binder. Fine copy in like jacket. 199 pages. Illustrated with maps. Authors photo on the back cover. In 1984, Nicholas Coleridge emulated Jules Verne's Phileas Fogg did in "Around the world in 80 days." Coleridge proceeded to circumnavigate the globe by rail, steamer,… Read more
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Maverick Sea Fare

by Carstarphen, Dee

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Published
1982
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Miami, FL: Pen and Ink Press. Very Good. 1982. Softcover. Stiff card, perfect binding. 53 +[5 illustrated blanks for notes]. Heavily illustrated throughout by the author. A fun adventurous book, part journal-sketch book and part a collection of recipes created, and used during Carstarphen's travels through the Caribbean. She writes "This book wants… Read more
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Coaching Days and Coaching Ways

by Tristram, W Outram; Herbert Railton; Hugh Thomson

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1910
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London & New York: Macmillan. Good. 1910. Hardcover. 336 pages. Illustrated. 7 x 4.25" . A well illustrated and detailed record of the history and types of horse drawn transport along the main travel routes of England. Contents: The Bath road. --The Exeter road. --The Portsmouth road. --The Brighton road. --The Dover road. --The York … Read more
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Pirates: Fact & Fiction

by Cordingly, David; John Falconer

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Published
1992
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New York: Cross River Press. As New in As New dust jacket. 1992. Hardcover. As new. Beautiful gift quality book in a clear, removable cover. 128 pages. Illustrated throughout. Easy to read. A history of pirates traces piracy from the Elizabethan era to the nineteenth century and examines the harsh realities of everyday life, the… Read more
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The Little Savage

by Marryat, Captain

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Published
1889
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London: George Routledge and Sons. Very Good. 1889. Hardcover. Nice decorated front and back, red cloth with bright gilt on the cover. 439 pp + 4 page publisher catalogue. With Forty-nine illustrations by A. W. Cooper and eight full-page plates by Sir John Gilbert, R.A. Overall a nice copy. The board edges are rubbed and cover… Read more
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The Oregon Trail : Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life

by Parkman, Francis

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Published
1993
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First Thus
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Harrisburg, PA: The National Historical Society. Near Fine. 1993. First Thus. Hardcover. An exceptionally nice copy. Reprint. Brown cloth. 411 pages. Illustrated by Frederic Remington. Bumped Ends. NHS "The West As It Was" series. Originally serialized in twenty-one installments in Knickerbocker's Magazine (1847–49) and subsequently published as a book in 1849. The book is… Read more
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Stones, Bones, and Ancient Cities Great Discoveries in Archaeology and the Search for Human Origins

by Robbins, Lawrence H.

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Published
1992
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First Edition
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9780312078485
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St Martins Pr. Very Good. 1992. First Edition. Softcover. 031207848X . Second printing. Softcover. 267 pages. Illustrated. Worn edges and former owners name, otherwise a clean unmarked book. "Describing 40 of the world's most dramatic archeological discoveries, Robbins, who teaches anthropology at Michigan State University, offers a comprehensive introduction to the field. In chapters arranged… Read more
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The Colony The Harrowing True Story of the Exiles of Molokai

by Tayman, John

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Published
2006
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Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
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First Edition
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9780743233002
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Scribner. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2006. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 074323300X . Signed by author. Signed and inscribed on the title page. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 421 pp. Notes and Index. Slight lean; discoloration inside the back cover. Remains and attractive copy. "From 1866 through 1969, the Hawaiian and… Read more
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La Salle

by Vernon, John

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Published
1986
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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
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9780670800834
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Viking. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1986. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 067080083X . Signed by author. Association copy signed on the title page and signed and inscribed on the half title for care given to "Ann (Vernon's wife) and her mother". Dated 12/30/1989. Map end pages; Not price clipped. Spine end chipped other wise… Read more
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Princess Sultana's Circle

by Sasson, Jean

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Published
2010
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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
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First Edition
ISBN
9780967673714
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Windsor-Brooke Books, LLC. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2010. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author; 0967673712 . Signed by the author on the title page. 255 pages. Index. Minor edge wear and a single small spot on inside the cover. The dust jacket is bright with minor edge wear; it is not price clipped. Sasson… Read more
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San Francisco, CA: Bender-Moss Co.. Very Good. 1917. Hardcover. Fifteenth Enlarged and revised to date. For Prospectors, attorneys, surveyors and mining companies. 771 pp. Index. Burgundy buckram cloth over stiff card with gilt lettering. A solid clean copy without tears or marks. Edges rubbed, somewhat shakey. ; 8vo .
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A Woman in the Great Outdoors ; Adventures in the National Park Service Adventures in the National Park Service

by Webb, Melody

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Published
2007
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New in New dust jacket
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9780826331755
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University of New Mexico Press. New in New dust jacket. 2007. Hardcover. 0826331750 . Hardcover; light blue boards with blue cloth spine, in the original dust jacket. New condition In New dust jacket in shink wrap. " Melody Webb's reflections on her twenty-five-year-long career in the National Park Service is an insider's account of a public bureaucracy.… Read more
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The Caves Beyond ; The Story of the Floyd Collins' Crystal Cave Exploration Speleologia The Story of the Floyd Collins' Crystal Cave Exploration

by Jr., Joe Lawrence & Roger W. Brucker

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Published
1975
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First Printing
ISBN
9780914264170
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Longman Trade/Caroline House. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1975. First Printing. Hardcover. 0914264176 . First Printing. Hardcover in blue cloth boards in VG slight cock in VG jacket with Protective cover. Ex-Libris; Speleologia; Ex-Libris; 290 pp pages .
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