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61 Servid, Carolyn THE BOOK OF TONGASS
Minneapolis Milkweed Editions 1999 1571312269 / 9781571312266 First Edition Softcover Fine+ with no dust jacket  
Unread in as new condition. About Alaska's Tongass National Fores, why it is special and what is in store for it. Edited by Servid and Donald Snow. ; 8vo  
Price: 16.00 USD
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62 Sherring, M. A. and Storrow, Edward THE HISTORY OF PROTESTANT MISSIONS IN INDIA FROM THEIR COMMENCEMENT IN 1776 TO 1881. New Edition, Carefully Revised and Brought Down to Date
London The Religious Tract Society 1884 Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book published in 1884. There are four maps . The book has a navy blue clot cover with a paper label on the spine with the title information. It appears to be the original binding. The end papers are brown coated paper without any writing. The pages are crisp, but with some light to moderate foxing - (brown spots that come from environmental reaction to the paper. The top edges of the pages is darkened. The binding is tight. There are no marks or writing except for a former owner name and date (1891) at the top of the title page. The four maps are crisp without wear, but two of the four also have some light foxing. The foxing can start from non-archival materials used in the binding, glue, etc. There are two appendices and an Index. Well cared for. ; 8vo; 463 pages 
Price: 145.00 USD
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63 Shukman, Henry SONS OF THE MOON A Journey in the Andes
New York, NY Charles Scribner's Sons 1989 0684192047 / 9780684192048 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket  
This is a first edition hardcover with a dust jacket. The pages and end papers are free of writing and marks except for a former owner gift note on the dedication page. The corners are clean and straight. The price clipped jacket is bright and clean, though there is a little ripple to the top edge, but without edge wear.. ; 8vo  
Price: 15.00 USD
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64 Slung, Michele LIVING WITH CANNIBALS AND OTHER WOMEN'S ADVENTURES
Washington, DC National Geographic 2000 0792276868 / 9780792276869 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket  
Near fine hardback book in an equally fine dust jacket. Very crisp and clean. There is a tiny corner ding to the very corner of a few pages in the middle of the book. Possibly unread. Compares women adventurers and explorers over two centuries. ; 8vo  
Price: 14.00 USD
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65 Stobart, Tom I TAKE PICTURES FOR ADVENTURE Extraordinary Personal Adventures in Such Places As the Jungles of Africa, the Swamps of Australia, and the Heights of Mount Everest
Garden City, NY Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1958 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket  Illustrated by Author 
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, clean and without marks or writing. The dust jacket is unclipped and has some corner wear and a touch of soil. ; Photographs; 8vo; 288 pages  
Price: 12.00 USD
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66 Tristam, H. B. THE LAND OF MOAB: TRAVELS AND DISCOVERIES ON THE EAST SIDE OF THE DEAD SEA AND THE JORDAN. With a Chapter on the Persian Place of Mashita by Jas. Ferguson, F. S. B..
New York, NY Harper & Brothers Publishers 1873 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book of 416 pages published in 1873. The book has a green cloth cover with bright gilt titles on the front and spines. There is a fold out map and eleven full page illustrations with tissue guards. There are many illustrations with the text throughout the book. The book has a tight binding. The front lower corner has a little wear on the bottom corners. There is a slight touch of wear at the top of the spine. The gilt on the spine had dulled a little. A former owner gift note has been written in pencil on the front end paper which is a dark brown and coated paper as used in the 1870's . The pages are crisp and clean. The map is in color. It has a closed tear which has been professionally repaired on the reverse side using Japanese tissue archival paper. The map is crisp and new looking in every other way. There is an Index and four pages of book advertising by the publisher. The title page includes the date1873 and matches the copyright page - it is the Harper and Brothers first edition. It was published in the same year in London. In spite of a few faults the book gives the impression that it was well cared for. ; 8vo; 416 pages 
Price: 190.00 USD
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67 Uenoda, S CALENDAR OF ANNUAL EVENTS IN JAPAN With Guide to Places of Interest
Tokyo The Tokyo News Service Co 1951 Not First Edition Flexible covers Near Fine with no dust jacket  
Tight, bright, clean copy of this guidebook with interesting ads from 1951. There is month by month background on each of the festivals and celebrations in the Japanese year. Black and white photographs throughout. ; What to do all year round. Famous festivals and festivities. Whith black/white tonal illustrations and ads. ; 8vo  
Price: 25.00 USD
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68 Vambery, Arminius SKETCHES OF CENTRAL ASIA Additional Chapters on My Travels, Adventures, and on the Ethnology of Central Asia
Philadelphia, PA J. B. Lippincott 1868 Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, and very clean. Hinges are strong. Well cared for. Green cloth with beveled edges. There is a fairly bright and neat gilt title with some decoration on the spine. There is a little wear at the top and bottom of the spine. The end papers are a coated brown and are clean except for a faint, fancy script name in pencil . The interior pages are clean and crisp. There are no other marks or writing. This book may require extra postage if shipped by air outside the U. S - it is a normal size, but heavy. From Turkomans to Bokhara - nineteen chapters, including Iranians and the literatureof Central Asia. ; 8vo; 444 pages  
Price: 245.00 USD
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69 Vilnay, Zev THE GUIDE TO ISRAEL 5th Edition Revised and Enlarged
Jerusalem, Israel Zev Vilnay 1961 Fifth Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book with flexible covers and a slightly worn gilt title on the cover and spine. The book has been well cared for. TIght binding, clean, bright. There are some faintly curved corners. The interior end papers and pages are very clean and crisp. The book is profusely illustrated in black and white line drawings explaining and teaching. 1961. In English. ; 8vo; 638 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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70 Vogt, Per FRIDTJOF NANSEN Explorer - Scientist - Humanitarian
Oslo, Norway Dreyers Forlag 1961 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a handsome full leather covered book in a dust jacket. The text is in English. The book would be in fine condition if not for some bumps to the top front corners and a slight effect to the pages. The leather is a fine calf in a light sea blue color with wide ribbing, gilt lines and gilt decorative design. There is a gilt title on the spine. There is a paper dust wrapper that has a tear and some chipping. The book is illustrated with photos and drawi ngs by Nansen. The frontispiece, Northern Light, is in color. A few of the plates are in color, most of the photos and drawings by Nansen are in black and white. There is also a map of the route of the "Fram" - a sledge expedition. There is also a section of cartoons as cartoonists saw Nansen - he was famous and closely followed on his explorations. Nansen was also a oceanographer, geologist, zoologist, outdoorsman, and a Nobel Peace Prize winner. Various people have written the chapters. The end papers are clean except for a trace of a pencil price erasure. The pages are clean on heavy coated paper. The top edges are gilt. This book has been well cared for except for the bumps to the upper front corners - not that distracting. This book will NOT fit into the U. S. Priority flat envelope if shipped internationally. Inquire about First Class Intl postage by air with shipping in a box. The book is 10 1/4 inches tall and 7 3/4 inches wide. Very nice. ; 8vo; 203 pages  
Price: 70.00 USD
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71 Yeadon, David THE BACK OF BEYOND Travels to the Wild Places of the Earth
New York, NY Harper Collins Publishers 1991 0060165839 / 9780060165833 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book and jacket are in usued condition, the book appears to be unread. Gift condition. Tight, bright, crisp and very clean. No wear. No marks. Text with small maps and maps on the end papers. This book is 449 pages thick and may require a little extra postage if mailed by air. ; 8vo  
Price: 19.00 USD
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