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Prince Eddy and the Homosexual Underworld

By: Aronson, Theo

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Lanham, Maryland, U.S.A., Barnes & Noble Imports: 1995

Seller ID: 018790

ISBN: 156619993X

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

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Vet in the Vestry

By: Cameron, Alexander

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., St. Martin's Press: 1989

Seller ID: 008813

ISBN: 0312029993

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Upside-Down Pangborn : King of the Barnstormers

By: Cleveland, Carl M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, U.S.A., Aviation Book Company: 1978

Seller ID: 009671

ISBN: 0911721045

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Mr. Dimock Explores the Mysteries of the East : An American in India

By: Dimock, Edward Cameron

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008376

ISBN: 1565121538

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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Fight the Wild Island : A Solo Walk Across Iceland

By: Edwards, Ted

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scranton, PA, U.S.A., Salem House Publishers: 1987

Seller ID: 005877

ISBN: 0881622583

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover. Salem House, 1987. In near fine condition, rear of DJ has creases in plastic overlay. A solo walk across Iceland! View more info

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The Flying Flynns

By: Flynn, Bethine

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Putnam Publishing Group, The: 1979

Seller ID: 001965

ISBN: 0872235386

Condition: Good


Hardcover, ex-library. Seaview, 1979, stated first edition. In good+ condition. The remarkable adventures of an animal doctor in the wilderness. View more info

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Climbing High : A Woman's Account of Surviving the Everest Tragedy (Adventura Bks.)

By: Gammelgaard, Lene

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Avalon New York: 1999

Seller ID: 006470

ISBN: 1580050239

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Seal Press, first, 1999. In very good condition, remainder mark. A woman's account of surviving the Everest tragedy. View more info

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The Maryknoll Fathers

By: Glenn D Kittler

Price: $10.00

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007109

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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The Dark Romance of Dian Fossey

By: Hayes, Harold

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A., Simon & Schuster: 1990

Seller ID: 0803J384309

ISBN: 0671633392

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Simon & Schuster, first, 1990. In very good condition. The story of a woman who loved gorillas. View more info

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Spotted Dick, S'il Vous Plait : An English Restaurant in France

By: Higgins, Tom

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Ballantine Books: 1996

Seller ID: 008898

ISBN: 0449910474

Condition: Very Good


Trade paperback. Ballentine, first, 1996. In very good condition. Lyon, France and an English restaurant. View more info

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The Find of a Lifetime: Sir Arthur Evans and the Discovery of Knossos

By: Horwitz, Sylvia L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Viking Press: 1981

Seller ID: 013410

ISBN: 0670135755

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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K2: One Woman's Quest for the Summit

By: Howkins, Heidi

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S.A., Natl Geographic Society: 2001

Seller ID: 013364

ISBN: 0792279964

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover. National Geographic, 2001. In near fine condition, light DJ rubbing. Climbing without the aid of porters or supplemental oxygen. View more info

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Mouthful of Rocks: Modern Adventures in the French Foreign Legion

By: Jennings, Christian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Atlantic Monthly Pr: 1989

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 010747

ISBN: 0871133407

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Blood on the Lens A Filmmaker's Quest for Truth in Afghanistan

By: Jim Burroughs

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Potomac Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020974

ISBN: 1597971243

Condition: As New


Hardcover. As new. 18 trips to Afghanistan since 1986. View more info

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Blackbeard the Pirate: A Reappraisal of His Life and Times

By: Lee, Robert Earl

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Winston Salem, North Carolina, U.S.A., John F Blair Pub: 1974

Seller ID: 015783

ISBN: 0895870320

Condition: Very Good


Trade paperback. John F Blair, c. 1974, thirteenth printing, 2004. In very good condition, some cover wear. Read about the famous buccaneer! View more info

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Life in the Treetops : Adventures of a Woman in Field Biology

By: Lowman, Margaret D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, U.S.A., Yale University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 005712

ISBN: 0300084641

Condition: Near Fine


Trade paperback. Yale University Press, 1999, first. In near fine condition. Adventures of a woman in field biology. View more info

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Ada Blackjack: A True Story Of Survival In The Arctic

By: McJunkin, Jennifer

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Hyperion Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015781

ISBN: 078688746X

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Mountain High, Mountain Rescue

By: Parr, Peggy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Golden, CO, U.S.A., Fulcrum Publishing: 1986

Seller ID: 005422

ISBN: 155591005X

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

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Pilgrimage on a Steel Ride: A Memoir About Men and Motorcycles

By: Paulsen, Gary

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Orlando, Florida, U.S.A., Harcourt Brace & World: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013447

ISBN: 0151930937

Condition: Near Fine


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! View more info

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Of Whales and Men

By: R B Robertson

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 007338

Condition: Good


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. View more info