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Trails of a Wilderness Wanderer, Andy Russell
1 Andy Russell Trails of a Wilderness Wanderer
Alfred A. Knopf 1971 039444938X / 9780394449388 Hardcover Very good very good 
Second printing. 297 pages. Jacket has light wear along edges. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Journal of a Rambler, Boultbee, John and June Starke (ed)
2 Boultbee, John and June Starke (ed) Journal of a Rambler
Auckland Oxford University Press 1986 0195581202 / 9780195581201 First Edition Hardcover Near fine Near fine 
Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. lxxvii, 225. Cream boards, gilt titling, pictorial jacket. Endpapers are a map of the world, includes 35 illustrations and five maps, appendix, bibliography and index. Jacket and boards have slight bumping at head and tail of spine. Documents Boultbee's early 19th century travels to South America, Indonesia and Oceana. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Pass the Butterworms, Cahill, Tim
3 Cahill, Tim Pass the Butterworms
New York Villard 1997 First Edition Hardcover Near fine Fine Signed
Octavo (24.5 cm), pp. 283. Signed by author on half-title page. Goldenrod boards with green quarter paper. Gilt spine text and author's initials debossed on front board. Slight bumping to spine ends. More extreme adventures from the author of Jaguars Ripped My Flesh and A Wolverine is Eating My Leg. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 140.00 USD
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Pass the Butterworms, Cahill, Tim
4 Cahill, Tim Pass the Butterworms
New York Villard 1997 First Edition Hardcover Near fine Near fine Signed
Octavo (24.5 cm), pp. 283. Signed by author on half-title page. Goldenrod boards with green quarter paper. Gilt spine text and author's initials debossed on front board. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Minor bumping spine ends and jacket. Damp-staining along bottom edge of dust jacket but with no visible transfer to boards. More extreme adventures from the author of Jaguars Ripped My Flesh and A Wolverine is Eating My Leg. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Road Fever: A High-Speed Travelogue, Cahill, Tim
5 Cahill, Tim Road Fever: A High-Speed Travelogue
New York Random House 1991 First Edition Hardcover Near fine Very good 
Octavo (24.5 cm), pp. 278. Signed by author on half-title page. Black boards with blue quarter-cloth and red spine text. Light bumping to spine ends, jacket shows minor rubbing and creasing. An account of the author and Garry Sowerby's record-setting drive from Ushuaia, Argentina to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Arctic Adventure: My Life in the Frozen North, Freuchen, Peter
6 Freuchen, Peter Arctic Adventure: My Life in the Frozen North
Guilford, Connecticut Lyons Press 2002 Paperback Near fine 
Octavo. 400 pp. First Lyons Press edition with introduction by Gretel Ehrlich. Light smudging to text block. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Together to the Poles, Kaminski, Marek
7 Kaminski, Marek Together to the Poles
Gdansk, Poland Marek Kaminski Foundation 2008 8391100995 / 9788391100998 Hardcover Very good Signed
Octavo (23 cm), pp. 201. Signed and inscribed by author on free front endpaper to American adventurer and Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard: "For Yvon Chouinard it was great to meet you, thank you for inspiration and stay faithful to your dreams. I hope to see you again." First English language edition. Pictorial boards, no jacket as issued. Color, black and white photos throughout by Wojtek Ostrowski and Kaminski. Boards are bumped at corners. Known for having reached both poles in the same year, Kaminki founded a group dedicated to taking disabled kids to the earth's polar regions. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Going Inside A Couple's Journey of Renewal into the North, Kesselheim, Alan
8 Kesselheim, Alan Going Inside A Couple's Journey of Renewal into the North
McClelland & Stewart 1995 077104450X / 9780771044502 First edition Hardcover Fine fine Signed
Octavo (23 cm), pp. 282. Blue boards with silver lettering, maps on endpapers.Signed by author on half title page. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Last Place on Earth and Megatransect: Mike Fay's Journals: Box Set, Nichols, Michael and J. Michael Fay
9 Nichols, Michael and J. Michael Fay The Last Place on Earth and Megatransect: Mike Fay's Journals: Box Set
Washington DC National Geographic 2005 First Edition Hardcover Near fine Signed
Quarto (28 cm), pp. 144 (Megatransect Journals); 27 x 38 cm, unpaginated (Last Place). Signed and inscribed by Nichols on half title page: "Hey Henry, thanks for all your help in JH [Jackson Hole]. Mike / Michael Nichols." Last Place is a photo book of Nichols' work on the expedition, with an introduction by science writer David Quammen who covered the megatransect for National Geographic magazine. Fay's journals are illustrated by Nichols' black and white photography. These two volumes are housed in an attractive, heavy box with photoillustrations on the lid.One small scratch on box's lid, else fine. The megatransect was a 455-day, 2,000-mile expedition from 1999-2000, in which Fay and his team crossed the Congo Basin on foot in order to conduct an ecological survey of the region. National Geographic sponsored the undertaking and gave it substantial coverage in its magazine. First Edition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Through the Brazilian Wilderness, Roosevelt, Theodore
10 Roosevelt, Theodore Through the Brazilian Wilderness
Mechanicsburg, PA Stackpole Books 1994 Paperback Very good 
Octavo (23cm), pp. 410. First edition thus. Gray wraps with green lettering and illustration. Covers lightly smudged. "Roosevelt's scrupulous and entertaining account of his grueling journey constitutes a permanent contribution to the ethnography, topography, and biology of the vast Amazon basin." (John Updike) 
Price: 40.00 USD
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An Eye at the Top of the World The Terrifying Legacy of the Cold War's Most Daring C.I.A. Operation, Takeda, Pete
11 Takeda, Pete An Eye at the Top of the World The Terrifying Legacy of the Cold War's Most Daring C.I.A. Operation
New York Thunder's Mouth Press 2006 1560258454 / 9781560258452 First edition Hardcover Very good very good Signed
Octavo (21 cm), pp. 332. Association copy inscribed by Takeda to author Doug Peacock: "Doug, It was great to meet you in person at Telluride." Black boards with silver titling. Jacket and boards with very light edge wear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Return to Wild America: A Yearlong Search for the Continent's Natural Soul, Weidensaul, Scott
12 Weidensaul, Scott Return to Wild America: A Yearlong Search for the Continent's Natural Soul
New York North Point Press 2005 0865476888 / 9780865476882 Uncorrected Proof/Advance Reading Copy Paperback Very good 
Octavo (21cm), pp. 375. Pictorial wraps. Has small stain on side edge, couple dog-eared pages. The author retraces the steps of Roger Tory Peterson and James Fisher's 1953 trek that resulted in the classic, Wild America, finding that much "remains vibrant and unsullied, fifty years on." 
Price: 11.00 USD
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