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Prince Eddy and the Homosexual Underworld, Aronson, Theo
1 Aronson, Theo Prince Eddy and the Homosexual Underworld
Lanham, Maryland, U.S.A. Barnes & Noble Imports 1995 156619993X / 9781566199933 Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. Second edition. Near fine, top of spine has been bumped lightly. Prince Eddy's upbringing, his university and military careers, his alleged "secret marriage", his links with the Jack the Ripper murders, his early death, and the central mystery of his life - his sexual orientation. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
Vet in the Vestry, Cameron, Alexander
2 Cameron, Alexander Vet in the Vestry
New York, NY, U.S.A. St. Martin's Press 1989 0312029993 / 9780312029999 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover, ex-library. St Martin's Press, first US edition, 1989. In very good condition, usual library markings. The adventures of a country vet who is also a country minister. 
Price: 8.00 USD
 
 
Upside-Down Pangborn : King of the Barnstormers, Cleveland, Carl M.
3 Cleveland, Carl M. Upside-Down Pangborn : King of the Barnstormers
Seattle, WA, U.S.A. Aviation Book Company 1978 0911721045 / 9780911721041 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover, ex-library. Aviation Book Company, 1978. In very good condition, usual library markings. Exceptional pilot of the 1920s, half owner-chief pilot of the famous Gates Flying Circus, and the first to fly the Pacific non-stop. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Mr. Dimock Explores the Mysteries of the East : An American in India, Dimock, Edward Cameron
4 Dimock, Edward Cameron Mr. Dimock Explores the Mysteries of the East : An American in India
New York, NY, U.S.A. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 1999 1565121538 / 9781565121539 First Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Small hardcover. Algonquin Books, first, 1999. In very good+ condition, slight soiling of DJ and top of book pages. By Edward Cameron Dimock. Journeys in India. He went in 1955 and stayed for three years. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
Fight the Wild Island : A Solo Walk Across Iceland, Edwards, Ted
5 Edwards, Ted Fight the Wild Island : A Solo Walk Across Iceland
Scranton, PA, U.S.A. Salem House Publishers 1987 0881622583 / 9780881622584 Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. Salem House, 1987. In near fine condition, rear of DJ has creases in plastic overlay. A solo walk across Iceland! 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
The Flying Flynns, Flynn, Bethine
6 Flynn, Bethine The Flying Flynns
New York, NY, U.S.A. Putnam Publishing Group, The 1979 0872235386 / 9780872235380 Hardcover Good Book 
Hardcover, ex-library. Seaview, 1979, stated first edition. In good+ condition. The remarkable adventures of an animal doctor in the wilderness. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Climbing High : A Woman's Account of Surviving the Everest Tragedy (Adventura Bks.), Gammelgaard, Lene
7 Gammelgaard, Lene Climbing High : A Woman's Account of Surviving the Everest Tragedy (Adventura Bks.)
New York, NY, U.S.A. Avalon New York 1999 1580050239 / 9781580050234 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover. Seal Press, first, 1999. In very good condition, remainder mark. A woman's account of surviving the Everest tragedy. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
The Maryknoll Fathers, Glenn D Kittler
8 Glenn D Kittler The Maryknoll Fathers
First Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Hardcover, ex-library. The World Publishing Company, first edition, 1961. In good condition, usual library markings. The heroic story of fifty years in the mission fields afar. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
The Dark Romance of Dian Fossey, Hayes, Harold
9 Hayes, Harold The Dark Romance of Dian Fossey
Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A. Simon & Schuster 1990 0671633392 / 9780671633394 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover. Simon & Schuster, first, 1990. In very good condition. The story of a woman who loved gorillas. 
Price: 8.00 USD
 
 
Spotted Dick, S'il Vous Plait : An English Restaurant in France, Higgins, Tom
10 Higgins, Tom Spotted Dick, S'il Vous Plait : An English Restaurant in France
New York, NY, U.S.A. Ballantine Books 1996 0449910474 / 9780449910474 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Trade paperback. Ballentine, first, 1996. In very good condition. Lyon, France and an English restaurant. 
Price: 8.00 USD
 
 
The Find of a Lifetime: Sir Arthur Evans and the Discovery of Knossos, Horwitz, Sylvia L.
11 Horwitz, Sylvia L. The Find of a Lifetime: Sir Arthur Evans and the Discovery of Knossos
Viking Press 1981 0670135755 / 9780670135752 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover. Viking, 1981. In very good condition, DJ has piece missing at top of front cover, bottom back of spine has been bumped. His mother died at six, his young wife died in 1893, and he wrote on black bordered stationary for the rest of his life. While childless, he was a founder of the Boy Scouts. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
K2: One Woman's Quest for the Summit, Howkins, Heidi
12 Howkins, Heidi K2: One Woman's Quest for the Summit
Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Natl Geographic Society 2001 0792279964 / 9780792279969 Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. National Geographic, 2001. In near fine condition, light DJ rubbing. Climbing without the aid of porters or supplemental oxygen. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Mouthful of Rocks: Modern Adventures in the French Foreign Legion, Jennings, Christian
13 Jennings, Christian Mouthful of Rocks: Modern Adventures in the French Foreign Legion
New York, New York, U.S.A. Atlantic Monthly Pr 1989 0871133407 / 9780871133403 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover, ex-library. Atlantic Monthly Press, 1989, first printing. In very good condition, usual library markings. Whatever you do, do not join the Foreign Legion. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Blood on the Lens A Filmmaker's Quest for Truth in Afghanistan, Jim Burroughs
14 Jim Burroughs Blood on the Lens A Filmmaker's Quest for Truth in Afghanistan
Potomac Books 2007 1597971243 / 9781597971249 First Edition Hardcover As New Book 
Hardcover. As new. 18 trips to Afghanistan since 1986. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Blackbeard the Pirate: A Reappraisal of His Life and Times, Lee, Robert Earl
15 Lee, Robert Earl Blackbeard the Pirate: A Reappraisal of His Life and Times
Winston Salem, North Carolina, U.S.A. John F Blair Pub 1974 0895870320 / 9780895870322 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Trade paperback. John F Blair, c. 1974, thirteenth printing, 2004. In very good condition, some cover wear. Read about the famous buccaneer! 
Price: 8.00 USD
 
 
Life in the Treetops : Adventures of a Woman in Field Biology, Lowman, Margaret D.
16 Lowman, Margaret D. Life in the Treetops : Adventures of a Woman in Field Biology
New Haven, CT, U.S.A. Yale University Press 1999 0300084641 / 9780300084641 Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Trade paperback. Yale University Press, 1999, first. In near fine condition. Adventures of a woman in field biology. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Ada Blackjack: A True Story Of Survival In The Arctic, McJunkin, Jennifer
17 McJunkin, Jennifer Ada Blackjack: A True Story Of Survival In The Arctic
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Hyperion Books 2004 078688746X / 9780786887460 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 
Trade paperback. Hyperion Books, 2004, first. In very good condition. In 1921, five people ventured deep into the artic. Two years later, only one returned. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
Mountain High, Mountain Rescue, Parr, Peggy
18 Parr, Peggy Mountain High, Mountain Rescue
Golden, CO, U.S.A. Fulcrum Publishing 1986 155591005X / 9781555910051 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover, ex-library. Fulcrum, 1987. In very good condition, usual library markings. Peggy is a 63 year old field leader for a Colorado Springs-based search and rescue group - follow her up the mountain. 
Price: 8.00 USD
 
 
Pilgrimage on a Steel Ride: A Memoir About Men and Motorcycles, Paulsen, Gary
19 Paulsen, Gary Pilgrimage on a Steel Ride: A Memoir About Men and Motorcycles
Orlando, Florida, U.S.A. Harcourt Brace & World 1997 0151930937 / 9780151930937 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. Harcourt Brace, first, 1997. In near fine condition. He had heart disease and was discontent - so he took off on a LONG bike ride! 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Of Whales and Men, R B Robertson
20 R B Robertson Of Whales and Men
Hardcover Good Book 
Hardcover, bookclub edition. Alfred A. Knopf, 1954. In good condition, front fly leaf torn out, DJ is poor, pieces missing. An Antarctic whaling expedition! Learn about harvesting whales in the early 1950's. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
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