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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


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


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


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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The Flying Flynns

By: Flynn, Bethine

Price: $10.00

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


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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The Maryknoll Fathers

By: Glenn D Kittler

Price: $10.00

Edition: First Edition


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 Rainbow People of God: The Making of a Peaceful Revolution

By: Tutu, Desmond

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Doubleday, 1994

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover. Very good condition, light edgewear. DJ has minor scuffing. Desmond Tutu's decades-long struggle as spokesman for the anti-apartheid movement. View more info

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The Summer of My Greek Taverna : A Memoir

By: Stone, Tom

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Simon & Schuster, 2002


Trade paperback. Simon & Schuster, 2002, first. In near fine condition. The story of a man in love with a place, a woman, and a dream. View more info

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The Wreck of the Barque Stefano Off the North West Cape of Australia in 1875

By: Rathe, Gustave

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A., Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1992

Edition: First Thus


Hardcover. Farrar Straus & Giroux, first American edition, 1992. In near fine condition. He's 16 when he's shipwrecked and although ten men survive, after three months only two remain alive! View more info

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Two Years Before the Mast

By: R H Dana Jr.

Price: $8.00


Hardcover, no DJ, ex-library. P F Collier & son, 61st printing, 1968. In good condition, name on front fly leaf, minimal library markings. .And Twenty-Four Years After. A Harvard Classic. View more info

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Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven

By: Susan Jane Gilman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grand Central, 2010

Edition: First Edition


Trade paperback. Near fine condition. In 1986, Susan Jane Gilman and a classmate embarked on a bold trek around the globe starting in the People's Repulic of China. They very quickly found themselves in over their heads. 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


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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Vet in the Vestry

By: Cameron, Alexander

Price: $8.00

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


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