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The Shepherd of the Ocean  An Account of Sir Walter Raleigh and His Times, Adamson, Jack H. & H. F. Folland
1 Adamson, Jack H. & H. F. Folland The Shepherd of the Ocean An Account of Sir Walter Raleigh and His Times
Gambit Inc Pubns 1969 0876450184 / 9780876450185 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Stated first printing. Book looks new, dust has very minor rubs. Sir Walter Raleigh (1552 (or 1554) – 29 October 1618), also spelled Ralegh was an English landed gentleman, writer, poet, soldier, politician, courtier, spy and explorer. Raleigh was born to a Protestant family in Devon, the son of Walter Raleigh and Catherine Champernowne. Little is known of his early life, though he spent some time in Ireland, in Killua Castle, Clonmellon, County Westmeath, taking part in the suppression of rebellions and participating in the Siege of Smerwick. The author Jack Hale Adamson (1918–1975) was a literary scholar, biographer, teacher, and university administrator. This book was named a "Notable Book of 1969" by the New York Times. He was a Mormon and served as a missionary in Edinburg, Scotland in 1938-39. (Wikipedia) Fully indexed with bibliography.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 464 pages 
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2 Albanov, Valerian & Linda Dubosson; Roberts, David & Jon Krakauer & Alison Anderson In the Land of White Death An Epic Story of Survival in the Siberian Arctic
New York Modern Library 2000 0679641009 / 9780679641001 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed "I hope you enjoy this true adventure, Christmas 2000" and signed. The signature could be of author or just someone gifting the book. Jon Krakauer is the writer of the preface and author of Into the Wild and Into Thin Air. Dust has been price clipped otherwise in new condition. In 1912, six months after Robert Falcon Scott and four of his men came to grief in Antarctica, a thirty-two-year-old Russian navigator named Valerian Albanov embarked on an expedition that would prove even more disastrous. In search of new Arctic hunting grounds, Albanov's ship, the Saint Anna, was frozen fast in the pack ice of the treacherous Kara Sea-a misfortune grievously compounded by an incompetent commander, the absence of crucial nautical charts, insufficient fuel, and inadequate provisions that left the crew weak and debilitated by scurvy. For nearly a year and a half, the twenty-five men and one woman aboard the Saint Anna endured terrible hardships and danger as the icebound ship drifted helplessly north. Convinced that the Saint Anna would never free herself from the ice, Albanov and thirteen crewmen left the ship in January 1914, hauling makeshift sledges and kayaks behind them across the frozen sea, hoping to reach the distant coast of Franz Josef Land. With only a shockingly inaccurate map to guide him, Albanov led his men on a 235-mile journey of continuous peril, enduring blizzards, disintegrating ice floes, attacks by polar bears and walrus, starvation, sickness, snowblindness, and mutiny. That any of the team survived is a wonder. That Albanov kept a diary of his ninety-day ordeal-a story that Jon Krakauer calls an "astounding, utterly compelling book," and David Roberts calls "as lean and taut as a good thriller"-is nearly miraculous. First published in Russia in 1917, Albanov's narrative is here translated into English for the first time. Haunting, suspenseful, and told with gripping detail, In the Land of White Death can now rightfully take its place among the classic writings of Nansen, Scott, Cherry-Garrard, and Shackleton. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover.; Signed by Author 
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Memories  A record of personal experience and adventure during four years of war, Beers, Fannie A
3 Beers, Fannie A Memories A record of personal experience and adventure during four years of war
Philadelphia PA Press of J.B. Lippincott Co 1888 First Edition; Later Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Brown cover with gold print. Cover has spotting around edges otherwise clean. Tight binding and clean contents. Has signature of Mrs. Henry White, Birmingham, Alabama 1891 in front. Photo of author as frontspiece. Small water stain at bottom and on a couple of pages hence. This is an account of Authors experiences as a women during the Civl War. Includes chapters on Alabama, Buckner Hospital, Gainesville, Alabama, Newnan Georgia, Confederate Women, Fenner's Louisiana Battery, etc. Excellent historical reference. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition.Scarce. ; 336 pages; p 
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Colonial Fights & Fighters  Stories of Exploration, Adventure & Battle on the American Continent Prior to the War of the Revolution, Brady, Cyrus Townsend
4 Brady, Cyrus Townsend Colonial Fights & Fighters Stories of Exploration, Adventure & Battle on the American Continent Prior to the War of the Revolution
New York McClure, Phillips and Co. 1901 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Gibbs Signed by Author
Tan cover with red and brown colored image of soilder and red lettering. The author inscribed "Merry Christmas to Ralph Baugh from Trinity Church, Toledo, Ohio. Cyrus Townsend Brady, Rector" on end paper. Cyrus Townsend Brady (December 20, 1861 – January 24, 1920) was a journalist, historian and adventure writer. His best-known work is Indian Fights and Fighters. He was born in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1883. In 1889, he was ordained a deacon in the Episcopal church, and was ordained a priest in 1890. His first wife was Clarissa Guthrie, who died in 1890. His second wife was Mary Barrett. Brady's first major book, For Love of Country, whilst telling the story of a fictitious John Seymour, was actually based in part on the true heroics of Nicholas Biddle, one of the first five captains of the fledgling Continental Navy. (Wikipedia) A very handsome book! ; Illustrations; 8.25 X 6 X 1.25 inches; Signed by Author 
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South Beach Shakedown  The Diary of Gideon Pike (Author Signed), Bruns, Don
5 Bruns, Don South Beach Shakedown The Diary of Gideon Pike (Author Signed)
Oceanview Publishing 2006 1933515023 / 9781933515021 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Looks new. Signed by Author on Title Page. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. "A hearty welcome to musician-turned-novelist Don Bruns, whose South Beach Shakedown offers readers a high-energy romp through the uncomfortably parallel worlds of the pop music industry and the criminal underbelly of Miami. Entertainment journalist Mick Sever owes his career to pop star Gideon Pike. Pike allowed Sever into his inner circle back when Sever was a fledgling reporter, and that entrée put Sever on the map. Fame went to Sever’s head (not to mention his liver and his neural synapses) as he lived in the shadow of the pop idol; his excesses cost him his marriage, and very nearly his career as well. Now Gideon Pike is in a jam, and through a mutual acquaintance (Sever’s ex-wife, for whom Sever still carries an Olympic-size torch) he has summoned the writer to help bail him out. It will not be easy, though, for when Sever arrives in Miami, he finds that Gideon Pike has disappeared, and that Pike’s compadres are dropping like flies. A Korean mobster adds a bit of Asian! spice to the dish, and Sever’s ex, Ginny, supplies the sizzling heat. The banter, particularly between Sever and Ginny, is relaxed and believable, just what you’d expect from old lovers who are still friends. With the relentlessly action-packed South Beach Shakedown, Bruns has crafted what may be this season’s quintessential suspense read." Someone is about to make a killing in the music industry.

Why would songwriting legend Gideon Pike mysteriously disappear just when he is about to turn his 30-year career into a multi-million dollar profit?

Music columnist Mick Sever is back in Don Bruns’ third suspense masterpiece. This time he’s looking for answers and his missing friend in the gritty backrooms of South Beach’s biggest nightclubs, dodging suicide speedboats and running from sniper fire. What surfaces is how the major players in the music industry are not making the headlines, they’re just pulling the strings that create them. Hit it right, and the royalties – even someone else’s – can rake in millions for the rest of your life. The key is finding Gideon before Korean mobster Jimmy Shinn does. Jimmy is ready to cash in on the one secret that will bring Gideon to his knees and strip away what’s left of his career, his fortune, and his life. Whoever gets to Gideon first will either save him or pull the trigger. The deadly race is on. Tami Brady, TMC Reviews "Gideon Pike goes missing. Nobody knows if the man killed his gay lover and fled, if he’s hiding from the real killer, or if he’s skipped town on one of his occasional trips that usually happen when Pike owes someone money. "Even after I read this book, I still wasn’t sure whether I liked Gideon Pike or not. The guy seemed like such a sleaze at times, had so many secrets, and had layer upon layer of hidden lives that I wasn’t really sure if I ever got to see the real man behind all the smoke and mirrors. Moreover, when finally faced with the complex realities and dynamic personality of the man, I wasn’t sure how much of the made up situations and fantasies that Pike actually believed. "Despite this, or more likely because of these aspects, I couldn’t seem to put this book down. I was so eager to figure out if Pike was still alive, who had committed the murders, and the real truth behind all the deceptions that I had to keep turning the pages." Cathy Yanda for Readers Views "This is not the first time these characters meet in one of Don Bruns’ books. You may not have met them before, but it will not take you long to become well acquainted with them. In this adventure, Mick Sever, an entertainment writer, teams up with his ex-wife Ginny (did I mention he is still in love with her?) to solve the disappearance of Gideon Pike in South Miami Beach. While trying to locate the missing music icon, Gideon Pike, Ginny and Mick find themselves in more situations than you would find in a Jackie Chan movie. South Beach Shakedown is lean, fast paced and complex. There are murders, blackmail, dirty deeds, mobsters, near-death misses, speedboats, a cast of interesting people and plenty of scantily-clad women. If this book is not made into a movie, Bruce Willis will have certainly missed a great entertainment opportunity. "If you are looking for a book that will leave you with a great deal more knowledge than you already had, skip this one. However, if you are looking for a book that is absolutely a hoot to read and will leave you laughing and wanting more, you cannot miss with South Beach Shakedown. Once you finish, you will want to check out Don Bruns’ other books as well."; 1.2 x 9.3 x 6.1 Inches; 288 pages; Signed by Author 
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The Ghost Mountain Boys  Their Epic March and the Terrifying Battle for New Guinea--The Forgotten War of the South Pacific, Campbell, James
6 Campbell, James The Ghost Mountain Boys Their Epic March and the Terrifying Battle for New Guinea--The Forgotten War of the South Pacific
Crown 2007 0307335968 / 9780307335968 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed bookplate and inlaid letter to former owner from author. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. Lying due north of Australia, New Guinea is among the world’s largest islands. In 1942, when World War II exploded onto its shores, it was an inhospitable, cursorily mapped, disease-ridden land of dense jungle, towering mountain peaks, deep valleys, and fetid swamps. Coveted by the Japanese for its strategic position, New Guinea became the site of one of the South Pacific’s most savage campaigns. Despite their lack of jungle training, the 32nd Division’s Ghost Mountain Boys were assigned the most grueling mission of the entire Pacific campaign: to march 130 miles over the rugged Owen Stanley Mountains and to protect the right flank of the Australian army as they fought to push the Japanese back to the village of Buna on New Guinea’s north coast. Comprised of National Guardsmen from Michigan and Wisconsin, reserve officers, and draftees from across the country, the 32nd Division lacked more than training—they were without even the basics necessary for survival. The men were not issued the specialized clothing that later became standard issue for soldiers fighting in the South Pacific; they fought in hastily dyed combat fatigues that bled in the intense humidity and left them with festering sores. They waded through brush and vines without the aid of machetes. They did not have insect repellent. Without waterproof containers, their matches were useless and the quinine and vitamin pills they carried, as well as salt and chlorination tablets, crumbled in their pockets. Exhausted and pushed to the brink of human endurance, the Ghost Mountain Boys fell victim to malnutrition and disease. Forty-two days after they set out, they arrived two miles south of Buna, nearly shattered by the experience. Arrival in Buna provided no respite. The 32nd Division was ordered to launch an immediate assault on the Japanese position. After two months of furious—sometimes hand-to-hand—combat, the decimated division finally achieved victory. The ferocity of the struggle for Buna was summed up in Time magazine on December 28, 1942, three weeks before the Japanese army was defeated: “Nowhere in the world today are American soldiers engaged in fighting so desperate, so merciless, so bitter, or so bloody.”Reminiscent of classics like Band of Brothers and The Things They Carried, this harrowing portrait of a largely overlooked campaign is part war diary, part extreme adventure tale, and (through letters, journals, and interviews) part biography of a group of men who fought to survive in an environment every bit as fierce as the enemy they faced. Rare. ; 1.4 x 9.3 x 6.3 Inches; 400 pages; Signed by Author 
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The River Men The Exploration of the Great Rivers of North America for Three Centuries, Carse, Robert
7 Carse, Robert The River Men The Exploration of the Great Rivers of North America for Three Centuries
Charles Scribner's Sons 1969 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Book is very good. Dust has closed tear, and now in mylar protective cover. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 284 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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The Panama Canal  An Informal History of Its Concept, Building, and Present Status, Chidsey, Donald Barr
8 Chidsey, Donald Barr The Panama Canal An Informal History of Its Concept, Building, and Present Status
Crown Publishing Group 1970 0517507498 / 9780517507490 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Hardcover yellow cloth. Dust looks almost new. Small neatly written name in front. "The Panama Canal is one of man's greatest engineering triumphs, and also a triumph of the human spirit over tremendous odds. From the time of Christopher Columbus, it was man's dream to connect the Atlantic and Pacific oceans and thus eliminate the tremendously long voyages around South America. In "The Panama Canal," popular American history author Donald Barr Chidsey reveals the entire dramatic history of the canal, the region, and the momentous struggle. A stirring narrative account of one of the most daring ventures modern man has undertaken, this book will be enjoyed by anyone interested in history, technology, and true-to-life adventure." Editjoral review. ; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages 
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Sharpe's Havoc, Cornwell, Bernard
9 Cornwell, Bernard Sharpe's Havoc
England Harpercollins Publishers Ltd 2003 0007120109 / 9780007120109 1st UK; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Near Fine dust jacket 
This is not an exlibrary, does not have price clipped, and is in excellent condition. Very clean contents, probably read only once. Dust now in mylar archival dust cover to preserve condition. Has slight tilt. Lieutenant Richard Sharpe finds himself fighting the ruthless armies of Napoleon Bonaparte as they try to bring the whole of the Iberian Peninsula under their control. Napoleon is advancing fast through northern Portugal, and no one knows whether the small contingent of British troops stationed in Lisbon will stay to fight or sail back to England. Sharpe, however, does not have a choice: He and his squad of riflemen are on the lookout for the missing daughter of an English wine shipper when the French onslaught begins and the city of Oporto becomes a setting for carnage and disaster.Stranded behind enemy lines, Sharpe returns to his mission to find Kate Savage. Sharpe's position on enemy grounds is precarious, and his search is further complicated by a mysterious and threatening Englishman, Colonel Christopher, who has his own ideas on how the French can be driven from Portugal. May have dust spotting on top edge from shelf storage over time.; Richard Sharpe's Adventure Series #7; 1.65 x 8.9 x 6.46 Inches; 288 pages 
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Sharpe's Havoc  Richard Sharpe & the Campaign in Northern Portugal, Spring 1809, Cornwell, Bernard
10 Cornwell, Bernard Sharpe's Havoc Richard Sharpe & the Campaign in Northern Portugal, Spring 1809
New York HarperCollins 2003 0060530464 / 9780060530464 First American Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First UK. Bestselling historical novelist Bernard Cornwell returns to the battlefields of the Iberian Peninsula with Sharpe's Havoc , where the lieutenant and his men bravely fight the French invasion into Portugal. It is 1809, a few years after Lieutenant Richard Sharpe's heroic exploits on the battlefields of India and at Trafalgar, and Sharpe finds himself fighting the savage armies of Napoleon Bonaparte as they try to bring the whole of the Iberian Peninsula under their control. Napoleon is advancing fast in northern Portugal, and no one knows whether the small contingent of British troops stationed in Lisbon will stay to fight or sail back to England. Sharpe, however, does not have a choice: He and his squad of riflemen are on the lookout for the missing daughter of an English wine shipper, when the French onslaught begins and the city of Oporto becomes a setting for carnage and disaster.

Stranded behind enemy lines, Sharpe returns to his mission to find Kate Savage. Sharpe's position on enemy grounds is precarious, and his search is further complicated by a mysterious and threatening Englishman, Colonel Christopher, who has his own ideas on how the French can be driven from Portugal. Christopher's scheme is dangerous, and Sharpe and his Riflemen are the only obstacles standing in his way. Suddenly, a newly arrived British commander in Lisbon, Sir Arthur Wellesley, unknowingly comes to Sharpe's rescue. Just when Sharpe and his men seem doomed, Sir Arthur mounts his own counterattack, an operation of breathtaking daring that will send Marshal Soult's army reeling back into the northern mountains.

Sharpe's Havoc is a classic Sharpe story, based on real history, and a return to Portugal in the company of Sergeant Patrick Harper, Captain Hogan, and Sharpe's beloved Green-jackets, who can turn a battle as fast as Cornwell's readers can turn a page. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover.; Richard Sharpe's Adventure Series #7; 1.11 x 9.32 x 6.32 Inches 
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Sharpe's Triumph Richard Sharpe and the BAttle of Assaye, September 1803, Cornwell, Bernard
11 Cornwell, Bernard Sharpe's Triumph Richard Sharpe and the BAttle of Assaye, September 1803
London Harper Collins 1998 0002256304 / 9780002256308 1st UK; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
This is not an exlibrary, does not have price clipped, and is in excellent condition. Very clean contents, probably read only once. Now in mylar archival dust cover to preserve condition. Has slight tilt. With the return of the brave English sergeant Richard Sharpe--here, to battle the mercenary forces of the Mahratta confederation in India in 1803--Bernard Cornwell claims his rightful place alongside Patrick O'Brian as a contemporary master of historical narrative. Sharpe's Triumph is a riveting story of betrayal and revenge that showcases the deft blend of suspenseful military adventure and sweeping historical detail that has made each new installment of the Richard Sharpe series a number one bestseller in Great Britain and around the world. In the four years since he earned his sergeant's stripes at the bloody siege of Seringapatam, young Richard Sharpe has lead a peaceful existence. But this relatively easy life meets with a brutal end when he is the sole survivor of a murderous attack at the hands of Major William Dodd, a cold-blooded English officer who has defected from the East India Company to join the mercenary forces of the Mahratta confederation.Sharpe rises from the killing field at Fort Chasalgaon vowing to avenge his dead comrades, even if it means pursuing the turncoat Dodd to the very ends of the continent. It is a quest that takes him deep into the heart of enemy territory, where the accepted rules of engagement have been discarded, where ever-shifting loyalties create an environment of dangerous uncertainty, forcing Sharpe to guard against attacks from enemy and friend.The paths of treachery ultimately lead to the small village of Assaye, where Sharpe's company joins the army of Sir Arthur Wellesley--the future Duke of Wellington--to take on the Mahratta horde. Outnumbered and outgunned, Wellesley bravely seizes an unexpected geographical advantage and charges into the white heat of a battle that will make his reputation. It is a bloody confrontation that will make Sharpe's name, too--but first he must survive the carnage and live to tell the tale of what will be remembered as one of the greatest battles of its century. May have minor dust spotting on top edge from shelf storage over time otherwise as new condition.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 400 pages 
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Lassie, Adventure in Alaska, Elrick, George S.
12 Elrick, George S. Lassie, Adventure in Alaska
Racine, Wisconsin Whitman Publishing Company 1967 Authorized edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
A Big Little Book. Gloss cover with some rubs and crease in back cover, otherwise very clean book. No writing or underlining in book. "Lassie's rainer Rudd Weatherwax acquired the Lassie name and trademark from MGM and appeared with Pal (as "Lassie") at rodeos, fairs, and similar events across America in the early 1950s. In 1954, the long-running, Emmy winning television series Lassie debuted, and, over the next 19 years, a succession of Pal's descendants appeared on the series.; A Big Little Book #2004; Vol. 4; Color Illustrations; 32mo 4" - 5" tall; 249 pages 
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Cape Horn Snorter  a Story of the War of 1812, and of Gallant Days With Captian Porter of the U.S. Frigate, Essex, Finger, Charles J.
13 Finger, Charles J. Cape Horn Snorter a Story of the War of 1812, and of Gallant Days With Captian Porter of the U.S. Frigate, Essex
Houghton Mifflin, 1939 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Map end papers. Grey and red cover. Dust has tears, but now protected with mylar cover. Handsome scene on cover. Scarce. May have dust spotting on top edge from shelf storage over time. Charles Joseph Finger (December 25, 1869 – January 7, 1941) was a British born American writer. He also directed an orchestra and taught piano. Finger was born in Willesden, England, and educated at King's College London. He eventually settled in Fayetteville, Arkansas, where he consecrated to writing . The epitaph on Finger's gravestone is "This voyage done, set sail and steer once more To further landfall on some nobler shore." He is buried in the Farmington, Arkansas cemetery. (Wiki) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 263 pages 
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Key Marco's Buried Treasure Archaeology and Adventure in the 19th Century, Gilliland, Marion S
14 Gilliland, Marion S Key Marco's Buried Treasure Archaeology and Adventure in the 19th Century
Gainesville, FL University of Florida Press 1989 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Green cover with gold print. Inscribed by author. Dust in brodart mylar protective cover! Complete reference section. Fully Indexed. Rare author signed. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Author Signed; Photographs & Illustrations; p; Signed by Author 
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30,000 on the Hoof, GREY, Zane
15 GREY, Zane 30,000 on the Hoof
Grosset & Dunlap 1940 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Tan cloth cover with brown lettering. Book is clean and tight. Dust has chips and tears but now in brodart protective cover. Former owners name written in front with date of 1942. This is a Grosset first edition as Harper printed the actual first edition. Pearl Zane Grey (January 31, 1872 - October 23, 1939) was an American dentist and author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories associated with the Western genre in literature and the arts; he idealized the American frontier. Riders of the Purple Sage (1912) was his best-selling book. Pearl Zane Grey was born in Zanesville, Ohio. His birth name may have originated from newspaper descriptions of Queen Victoria's mourning clothes as "pearl grey".[2] He was the fourth of five children born to Alice "Allie" Josephine Zane, whose English Quaker immigrant ancestor Robert Zane came to the North American colonies in 1673, and her husband, Lewis M. Gray, a dentist.[3] His family changed the spelling of their last name to "Grey" after his birth. Later Grey dropped Pearl and used Zane as his first name. He grew up in Zanesville, a city founded by his maternal great-grandfather Ebenezer Zane, an American Revolutionary War. ; 4.90 X 3.20 X 1.25 inches; 304 pages 
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Shadow on the Trail, Grey, Zane
16 Grey, Zane Shadow on the Trail
New York Harper & Brothers 1946 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket 
Green cloth hardback with gilt lettering. Book is clean and tight and looks almost new. Dust has 3 inch chip from bottom of spine areas and other tears. Dust now in brodart protective cover. First edition stated with A-V code with original $2.50 price printed on dj flap. This is Grey's tale of Wade Holden, the toughest, fastest triggerman in the famous Simm Bell gang. They robbed trains & banks, created mayhem & evaded the Texas Rangers. Pearl Zane Grey (January 31, 1872 - October 23, 1939) was an American dentist and author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories associated with the Western genre in literature and the arts; he idealized the American frontier. Riders of the Purple Sage (1912) was his best-selling book. Pearl Zane Grey was born in Zanesville, Ohio. His birth name may have originated from newspaper descriptions of Queen Victoria's mourning clothes as "pearl grey".[2] He was the fourth of five children born to Alice "Allie" Josephine Zane, whose English Quaker immigrant ancestor Robert Zane came to the North American colonies in 1673, and her husband, Lewis M. Gray, a dentist.[3] His family changed the spelling of their last name to "Grey" after his birth. Later Grey dropped Pearl and used Zane as his first name. He grew up in Zanesville, a city founded by his maternal great-grandfather Ebenezer Zane, an American Revolutionary War.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 278 pages 
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Stranger from the Tonto, Grey, Zane
17 Grey, Zane Stranger from the Tonto
Harper 1956 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Solid red cloth cover. End papers starting to brown, otherwise in fine condition. This is a true first edition according the points in Rogers, Zayne Grey First Editions. Stated first with G-F. Dust has creses and small chips out of top of spine and bottom. Clean text and binding tight. Pearl Zane Grey (January 31, 1872 – October 23, 1939) was an American dentist and author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories associated with the Western genre in literature and the arts; he idealized the American frontier. Riders of the Purple Sage (1912) was his best-selling book. In addition to the commercial success of his printed works, they had second lives and continuing influence when adapted as films and television productions. His novels and short stories have been adapted into 112 films, two television episodes, and a television series, Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater.Bio from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Scarce if not rare in the dust and in this condition.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages 
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Sunset Pass, Grey, Zane
18 Grey, Zane Sunset Pass
New York And London Harper & Brothers Publishers 1931 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Stockton Mulford 
Orange cloth. Setting sun, pass mountains. Stamped in black. Has first edition on copyright page with the K-F. First edition points conform to Rogers. Some discoloration to spine otherwise book is clean, tight binding. Book store stamp on front pastedown endpaper and a row of dates inside back cover endpaper. "Six years ago, Trueman Rock killed a man in Wagontongue. Now he returns to find trouble again, but this time his trouble is caused by love. Rock has fallen in love with Ash Preston's woman, Thiry, and no man in the valley will let him get away with this. But Rock has faced harder men for lesser prizes, and he is willing to pay any price to win Thiry's love." Pearl Zane Grey (January 31, 1872 – October 23, 1939) was an American dentist and author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories associated with the Western genre in literature and the arts; he idealized the American frontier. Riders of the Purple Sage (1912) was his best-selling book. In addition to the commercial success of his printed works, they had second lives and continuing influence when adapted as films and television productions. His novels and short stories have been adapted into 112 films, two television episodes, and a television series, Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater. Scarce true first. ; End papers; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 349 pages 
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The Arizona Clan, Grey, Zane
19 Grey, Zane The Arizona Clan
New York, NY Harper & Brothers 1958 9997554000 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Good dust jacket Illustrated by Taylor Oughton 
Rare First edition as identified by points in Rogers "Zane Grey First Editions" (1986). Has H-H and stated first edition on copywrite page. Near fine hardback with green cloth cover and 1/4 black spine cover. Gilt stamped title on spine. Dust has 1/4 inch chip missing from top of spine area with fading to edges. Text clean and bright. Tight binding looks like never read. Pearl Zane Grey (January 31, 1872 - October 23, 1939) was an American dentist and author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories associated with the Western genre in literature and the arts; he idealized the American frontier. Riders of the Purple Sage (1912) was his best-selling book. Pearl Zane Grey was born in Zanesville, Ohio. His birth name may have originated from newspaper descriptions of Queen Victoria's mourning clothes as "pearl grey". He was the fourth of five children born to Alice "Allie" Josephine Zane, whose English Quaker immigrant ancestor Robert Zane came to the North American colonies in 1673, and her husband, Lewis M. Gray, a dentist. His family changed the spelling of their last name to "Grey" after his birth. Later Grey dropped Pearl and used Zane as his first name. He grew up in Zanesville, a city founded by his maternal great-grandfather Ebenezer Zane, an American Revolutionary War patriot, and from an early age, he was intrigued by history. Grey developed interests in fishing, baseball, and writing, all of which contributed to his writing success. His first three novels recounted the heroism of ancestors who fought in the American Revolutionary War. (Wikipedia) Dust in Brodart protective cover. ; Jacket illustration; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 211 pages 
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Wilderness Trek  A Novel of Australia, Grey, Zane
20 Grey, Zane Wilderness Trek A Novel of Australia
New York P.F. Collier and Son 1944 First Trade Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. "American cowboy, Stirling Haselton, taking the blame for a shooting committed by a friend, is exiled to Australia and with one loyal follower, joins a party of ranchers and drovers making the long wilderness journey to the Elaberleys. Along the way come dust storms, drought and numerous other adventures." Pearl Zane Grey (January 31, 1872 – October 23, 1939) was an American dentist and author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories associated with the Western genre in literature and the arts; he idealized the American frontier. Riders of the Purple Sage (1912) was his best-selling book. In addition to the commercial success of his printed works, they had second lives and continuing influence when adapted as films and television productions. His novels and short stories have been adapted into 112 films, two television episodes, and a television series, Dick Powell's Zane Grey Theater. ; 304 pages 
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