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Image for Ada Blackjack: A True Story Of Survival In The Arctic

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


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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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


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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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


Hardcover. As new. 18 trips to Afghanistan since 1986. 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


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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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


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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Houseboat on the Seine : A Memoir

By: Wharton, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Newmarket Press, 1996


Hardcover. Newmarket Press, 1996, first. In near fine condition. Learn what it's like to live on a houseboat! 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


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

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

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


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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Mountain High, Mountain Rescue

By: Parr, Peggy

Price: $8.00

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


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

Image for Mouthful of Rocks: Modern Adventures in the French Foreign Legion

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


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

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

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


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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Nature Walkabout

By: Vincent Serventy

Price: $12.00


Hardcover. A H & A W Reed, 1969. In very good condition. They were moving from Perth to Sydney, and it took them six months and 15,000 miles to get there. View more info

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Of Whales and Men

By: R B Robertson

Price: $10.00


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

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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


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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Prince Eddy and the Homosexual Underworld

By: Aronson, Theo

Price: $40.00

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


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