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Cold: Extreme Adventures At The Lowest Temperatures On Earth (SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by Fiennes, Ranulph

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Published
2013
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Near Fine
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First Edition, Third Printing
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9781471127823
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London: Simon & Schuster, 2013. NrF/NrF. First edition, third printing (same year as first printing) in d/w not price clipped. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, Ranulph Fiennes, without dedication on title-page. Signing reads, 'Ranulph Fiennes/2013'. Illustrated with photographs and map endpapers. Sir Ranulph Fiennes has spent much of his life exploring and working in conditions of extreme cold: the Arctic, Antartic,… Read more
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Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell Press, 2001. Fine/Fine. First edition, first printing in d/w. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, NORMAN SCARFE, on half-title page. Inscription reads, For ------- and ----/with warmest best wishes/from Norman/31 July 2008'. And secondly on title-page author has crossed through his printed name and SIGNED 'NORMAN SCARFE'. Profusely illustrated with photographs, line-drawings and maps. In… Read more
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£46.43
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The Mis-Adventures Of A Sea Wyfe (SCARCE FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by Liberson, Ley

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Greystone Books
Published
2006
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition, First Prining
ISBN
9781409202479
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£23.88

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Great Britain: Lulu, 2006. Fine. First edition, first printing. Paperback. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, LEY LIBERSON, on title-page. Inscription reads, 'To ----, Lovely/to meet you/Ley/July/2009/Ley Liberson'. 332pp. A woman's account of her true sea-voyages. A fine copy of a SCARCE first edition, first printing SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.. Presentation Copy Inscibed And Signed By… Read more
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Diary Days In The 86th Year Of Great Aunt Tit-Bit (SCARCE SIGNED AND NUMBERED HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING IN DUSTWRAPPER)

by Goodchild, Doris Ann

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Greystone Books
Published
1990
Condition
Very Good
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Signed And Numbered First Edition, First
ISBN
9780947620097
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£19.90

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Haddington, Scotland: D & J Croal, 1990. VG/VG+. Signed And Numbered by the Author, Doris Ann Goodchild, on front paste-down. This being number 67 of 350 copies. Doris Ann Goodchild (1906-1999), wrote her diaries to tell everyone how to look at every day and everything encountered with a fresh and enthusiastic eye. Profusely illustraed with line-drawings. Some light bruising to… Read more
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Woodbridge, Suffolk: Nonesuch Expediitions, 1988. Fine/Fine. First edition, first printing in d/w not price clipped. Profusely illustrated with the artwork of Margaret Mee, line-drawings, photographs and maps. Margaret Mee (1909-1988) was a British artist who specialised in plants from the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest. Here, published for the first time, Margaret Mee's diaries and sketch books outline the the brilliant career… Read more
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Traveller's Joy In The Caribbean: An Exploration Of St Lucia (FINE COPY OF SCARCE FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING IN DUSTWARAPPER)

by Fry, Mary

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Greystone Books
Published
1990
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Fine
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First edition, First Printing
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9780863325069
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Lewes, Sussex: Book Guild, 1990. Fine/Fine. First edition, first printing in d/w not price clipped. Profusely illustrated with photographs and maps. A guide to the Caribbean island of St Lucia; including volcanic craters, sulphur springs, tropical rainforest, exotic flora and fauna, banana plantations. With Index of Plants and Places. A fine copy, in a fine d/w, of a SCARCE first… Read more
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London And Its Environs 1900: A Handbook For Travellers (SCARCE 2002 FACSIMILE PRINTING IN DUSTWRAPPER)

by Baedeker, Karl

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Greystone Books
Published
2002
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Near Fine
Edition
2002 Facsimile Edition
ISBN
9781873590263
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£19.90

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Moretonhampstead, Devon: Old House Books, 2002. NrF/Fine. 2002 facsimile edition of the 1900 original edition. Profusely illustrated with a fold-out map, 27 bulding plans, and 31 pages of street maps. A complete picture of all that a visitor might wish to know about the world's greatest city at the close of the Victtorian era. In over 500 pages, not only… Read more
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Not Quite Robinson Crusoe (FINE COPY OF SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, NEIL PEPPER)

by Pepper, Neil

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Greystone Books
Published
2009
Condition
Fine
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First edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781906561741
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Ely, Cambridgeshire: Melrose Books, 2009. Fine/Fine. First edition, first printing in d/w not price clipped. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, NEIL PEPPER, on front endpaper. Inscription reads, 'For My Dear Friend/--- -----/I hope you enjoy it,/rather a long time/in the making/Yowz Aye/Neil Pepper'. Profusely illustrated with photographs. The authobiography of Niel Pepper, a compilation of tales based… Read more
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Spy On The Roof Of The World (SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, SYDNEY WIGNALL)

by Wignall, Sydney

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Greystone Books
Published
1996
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Near Fine
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First edition, First Printing
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9780862415808
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Edinburgh: Canongate, 1996. NrF/NrF. First Edition, First Printing in d/w not price clipped. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, SYD WIGNALL, without dedication on title-page. Signing reads, 'Best wishes/from/Syd Wignall'. Illustrated with photographs, maps and line-drawings. Sydney Wignall (1922-2012) was a Welsh adventurer, spy and marine archaeologist who led the first Welsh Himalayan Expedition in 1955. The aim was to climb… Read more
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Holding On: A Story Of Love And Survival (UNCOMMON COPY OF HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, JO GAMBI)

by Gambi, Jo

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Greystone Books
Published
2006
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Near Fine
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First Edition, Later Printing
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London.: Portrait, 2006. NrF/Fine. First edition, later printing (same year as first printing) in d/w not price clipped. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, JO GAMBI, without dedication or inscription on title-page. Illustrated with photographs and maps. In 2005 Rob and Jo Gambi became the first married couple to achieve the ultimate adventurer's ambition when they climbed the 'Seven Summits' (the highest… Read more
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The Hacienda: My Venezuelan Years (UNCOMMON HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by Teran, Lisa St Aubin De

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Greystone Books
Published
1997
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Near Fine
Edition
First edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781860492778
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£23.88

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London: Virago, 1997. NrF/NrF. First edition, first printing in d/w not price clipped. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, without dedication or inscription on title-page. The autobiographical Venezuelan years of the English novelist Lisa St Aubin De Teran (born 1953). Illustrated with photographs. A near fine copy, in a near fine d/w, of an UNCOMMON first edition, first printing SIGNED BY THE… Read more
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Russia: A Journey To The Heart Of A Land And Its People (SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, JONATHAN DIMBLEBY)

by Dimbleby, Jonathan

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Greystone Books
Published
2008
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780563539124
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£33.17

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London: BBC Books, 2008. VG/VG. First edition, first printing in d/w not price clipped. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, JONATHAN DIMBLEBY, on title-page. Inscription reads, '5-7-08/For -------/Happy Birthday/Jonathan Dimbleby'. Illustrated with photographs and maps. The account of Dimbleby's travels through Russia covering its social history, politics, economics and military history. With Historical Timeline, Bibliography and Index. Included… Read more
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The Crossway (SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, GUY STAGG)

by Stagg, Guy

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Published
2018
Condition
Very Good
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First edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781509844579
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London: Picador, 2018. VG/VG. First edition, first printing in d/w not price clipped. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, GUY STAGG, without dedication or inscription on title-page. Illustrated with maps. In 2013 Guy Stagg made a pilgrimage from Canterbury to Jerusalem. Though a non-believer, he began the journey after several years of mental illness, hoping the ritual would heal him. For ten… Read more
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Arctic 2 Antartic: A Celtic Spirit Of Fastnet Adventure [INCLUDES 60-MINUTE DVD DOCUMENTARY] (SCARCE 2008 HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING IN DUSTWRAPPER))

by Holland, Michael And King, Janet

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Greystone Books
Published
2008
Condition
Fine
Edition
2008 First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781905172641
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Wilton, Corl, Ireland: Collins Press, 2008. Fine/NrF. First edition, first printing in d/w. Profusely illustrated with photographs, line-drawings and maps. The story of the crews 16,000 mile adventure sailing on the 'Celtic Spirit of Fastnet' yacht. With 60-minute DVD. D/w has small losses to three corners and a short (3mm) edge tear at head of spine; else a fine copy,… Read more
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Fame By Chance: An A-Z Of Places That Became Famous (Or Infamous) By A Twist Of Fate (SCARCE FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, DONOUGH O'BRIEN)

by O'Brien, Donough

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Greystone Books
Published
2003
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781903071052
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Honiton, Devon: Bene Factum, 2003. VG/VG. First edition, first printing in d/w. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, without dedication on half-title page. Signing reads, 'Best wishes/Donough O'Brien'. Profusely illustrated with photographs. Here are the places that might have remained obscure forever unless something significant had happened there - and happened there by a sheer stroke of fortune. All the way from… Read more
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Rick's Cafe: Bringing The Film Legend To Life In Casablanca (SCARCE AMERICAN FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, KATHY KRIGER)

by Kriger, Kathy

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Greystone Books
Published
2012
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First American Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780762772896
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£19.90

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Gilford, Connecticut, USA: Lyons Press, 2012. VG+/VG+. First American edition, first printing in d/w. PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, KATHY KRIGER, on half-title page. Inscription reads, To ---- & Family/Please enjoy my 'Casablanca'/story./Kathy Krigef/21 February 2013'. Profusely illustrated with photographs and line-drawings. For more than sixty years, tourists visiting Casablanca tried to visit Rick's Cafe only to… Read more
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Beyond The Limits: The Lessons Learned From A Lifetime's Adventures (LATER PRINTING HARDBACK EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, RANULPH FIENNES)

by Fiennes, Ranulph

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Greystone Books
Published
2011
Condition
Near Fine
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Later Printing
ISBN
9780316854580
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London: Little, Brown and Company, 2011. NrF/VG+. Later printing in d/w not price clipped. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, RANULPH FIENNES, without dedication or inscription on title-page. Profusely illustrated with photographs. Sir Ranulph Fiennes, according to 'The Guinness Book Of Records', is 'the world's greatest living explorer'. In a career spanning decades he has circumnavigated the globe, broken numerous exploration records… Read more
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Cold Burial: A Journey InTo The Wilderness (SCARCE BRITISH HARBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, CLIVE POWELL-WILLIAMS)

by Powell-Williams, Clive

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Greystone Books
Published
2001
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First British Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780670885640
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£33.17

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London: Viking, 2001. VG/VG. First British edition, first printing in d/w not price clipped. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, CLIVE POWELL-WILLIAMS without dedication or inscription on title-page. Illustrated with photographs and maps. In 1926 three Englishmen set off to explore the remote wilderness of Canada, the Barren Lands. One of them, Jack Hornby, was already a legendary figure. On his last… Read more
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South African Traits (UNCOMMON 1887 FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING)

by MacKinnon, Rev Professor James

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Published
1887
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Very Good Plus
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First Edition, First Printing
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£76.95

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Edinburgh: James Gemmell, 1887. VG+. First edition, first printing. No d/w. Bound in original publishers blue cloth, lettered gilt on upper cover and spine. (8),vi,301,16(adverts)pp. The account of Rev Professor James MacKinnon (1860-1945) and of his experiences in South Africa. The historian and theologian spent three years in South Africa. He describes his own experiences as well as historic… Read more
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Views Of 18th Century China: Costumes: History: Customs (FIRST HARDBACK BRITISH EDITION IN DUSTWRAPPER)

by Alexander, William And Mason, George Henry (Foreword By Lord Maclehose Of Beoch: Former Governof Of Hong Kong)

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Greystone Books
Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781851701315
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London: Studio Editions, 1988. NrF/VG. First edition in d/w. A book comprising two volumes both first published in the early 1800s; 'The Costume Of China' by William Alexander published in 1805, and 'The Costume Of China' by George Henry Mason published in 1804. William Alexander (1767-1816) was an English artist in Imperial China; George Henry Mason (1770-1851) was a British… Read more
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