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Journal of a Rambler

By: Boultbee, John and June Starke (ed)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Auckland, Oxford University Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16878

ISBN: 0195581202

Condition: 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. View more info

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Pass the Butterworms

By: Cahill, Tim

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Villard: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 18135

ISBN: 0679456252

Condition: Near fine


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 stamped 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. View more info

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Pass the Butterworms

By: Cahill, Tim

Price: $140.00

Publisher: New York, Villard: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 23840

ISBN: 0679456252

Condition: Near fine


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 stamped on front board. Minor bumping spine ends and jacket. Light foxing to top edge of text block. More extreme adventures from the author of Jaguars Ripped My Flesh and A Wolverine is Eating My Leg. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Arctic Adventure: My Life in the Frozen North

By: Freuchen, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut, Lyons Press: 2002

Seller ID: 8644

ISBN: 1585745820

Condition: Near fine


Octavo. 400 pp. First Lyons Press edition with introduction by Gretel Ehrlich. Light smudging to text block. View more info

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L'Expedition de la Jeannette au Pole Nord racontee par tous les membres de l'expedition ouvrage compose des documents rec us par le New-York Herald de 1878 a 1882

By: Geslin, Jules

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Paris, Maurice Dreyfous: undated (ca. 1893)

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 12076

Condition: Good


Octavo (22 cm), pp. [6], xxiv, 365, [2] (vol 1); [6], 411, [1] (vol 2). Undated. First trade edition (there was also an edition of 25 copies printed on Hollande Van Gelder paper). Original publisher's green cloth boards with gilt lettering, maritime vignette in black and gold on upper boards, black border along top and bottom edges. Each with frontispiece, maps and numerous plates. Dedication page tipped in volume 1, reproduced letter/autograph from a Mr. Jackson of the ... View more info

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The Cloud Forest: A Chronicle of the South American Wilderness

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $120.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 26107


Octavo (21.8 cm), pp. 280, including index. Signed by author on title page. Black cloth with gilt spine titling, Viking Press device blind-stamped on front board. Map endpapers showing the author's route. Green illustrated jacket designed by Jean Zallinger. Twenty-four pages of black and white photographs, plus two maps. Bumping to spine ends and half of the photo pages have been creased. Jacket is price-clipped with minor edge wear and creasing along spine. The 5th book... View more info

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The Last Place on Earth and Megatransect: Mike Fay's Journals: Box Set

By: Nichols, Michael and J. Michael Fay

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Washington DC, National Geographic: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17747

Condition: Near fine


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 photog... View more info

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The Great Polar Journey In the Footsteps of Nansen

By: Ousland, Børge

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Ousland: 2009

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 20900

ISBN: 8299437954

Condition: Near fine


Signed and inscribed "polar greetings" by author on title page to explorer and Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard. First English language edition. Quarto (27.5 cm), pp. 195. Pictorial boards with matching jacket, photo collage on endpapers. Jacket and boards with slight edge wear. Profusely illustrated with color photos and illustrations. Inspired by the story of the shipwrecked and icebound Jeannette, explorers Fridtjof Nansen and Hjalmar Johansen set off in 1895 ... View more info