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1 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 
Price: 19.97 USD
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Sarasota Times Past  A Reflective Collection of the Florida Gulf Coast, Bergen, Bernice Brooks
2 Bergen, Bernice Brooks Sarasota Times Past A Reflective Collection of the Florida Gulf Coast
Valiant Pr 1993 096334613x / 9780963346131 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Looks almost new. ; Photographs; 7.80 X 5.12 X 1 inches; 132 pages 
Price: 12.97 USD
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The open door on the old Barbary Coast, Bixler, Raymond Walter
3 Bixler, Raymond Walter The open door on the old Barbary Coast
New York , NY Pageant Press 1959 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket Signed by Author
Fully indexed. Inscribed and signed by author. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. rare.; 204 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 29.97 USD
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Virginia Historical Genealogies, Boddie, John Bennett
4 Boddie, John Bennett Virginia Historical Genealogies
Redwood City, California Pacific Coast Publishers 1954 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
This is a red cloth book with gilt title and author on spine. Pages are clean, no markings or foxing. 
Price: 79.97 USD
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Seminole Savorings  Recipes from friends of Florida State University, Bowden, Ann & Linda Croy & Judy Lee
5 Bowden, Ann & Linda Croy & Judy Lee Seminole Savorings Recipes from friends of Florida State University
Seminole Productions 1982 0960894209 / 9780960894208 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Signed by Coach Bobby Bowden and the author his wife Ann Bowden. Hardcover not paperback. Looks almost new. Robert Cleckler Bowden (born November 8, 1929) is a retired American football coach. Bowden is best known for coaching the Florida State Seminoles football team from the 1976 to 2009 seasons.During his time at Florida State, Bowden led FSU to an Associated Press and Coaches Poll National Title in 1993 and a BCS National Championship in 1999, as well as twelve Atlantic Coast Conference championships since FSU joined the conference in 1991. After a difficult 2009 season and amid questioning fans, Bowden stepped down, just weeks after his 80th birthday. He was allowed to make his final coaching appearance in the 2010 Gator Bowl game on January 1, 2010, with a 33–21 victory over his former program, West Virginia. Rare.; Illustrations; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches; 561 pages; Signed by Notable Personage, Related 
Price: 249.97 USD
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The Monster Men, Burroughs, Edgar Rice & Frank Frazetta
6 Burroughs, Edgar Rice & Frank Frazetta The Monster Men
Ace Books 1963 0441061826 / 9780441061822 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original 1963 first edition. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Leaves beginning to darken from age. They called him Number Thirteen, the latest and best of Dr. von Horn's attempts to create life from chemicals. He found himself an almost-human on von Horn's hideaway jungle island off the coast of Borneo. He saw the monsters that had preceded him and grew used to those dreadful travesties of humanity. Not until Number thirteen met the American girl who was von Horn's prisoner did he realize how different he was from the others. Then, monster or not, he turned against his master and his "brothers" and threw in hhis lot with the girl in a desperate attempt to escape the island of terror. First paperback printing, Ace F-182 ; Ace SF Classic, F-182; Ilustrations; 6.30 X 4 X 0.50 inches; 159 pages 
Price: 16.97 USD
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The Nature of Things on Sanibel  A Discussion of the Animal & Plant Life of Sanibel Island, Campbell, George R & Molly E. Brown
7 Campbell, George R & Molly E. Brown The Nature of Things on Sanibel A Discussion of the Animal & Plant Life of Sanibel Island
Privately Printed 1978 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued Illustrated by Molly Eckler Brown Signed by Author
First edition inscribed "with best wishers, George R. Campbell". Introduction by Cleveland Amory. Former owners names in front endpaper otherwise clean and tight. Book now in archival sleeve. An excellent account of the wildlife found on Sanibel Island off the west coast of Florida near Ft. Myers. ; Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 174 pages; Signed by Author 
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The Nature of Things on Sanibel  A Discussion of the Animal and Plant Life of Sanibel Island, With a Sidelong Glance at Some of Their Relatives Elsewhere, Campbell, George Robert
8 Campbell, George Robert The Nature of Things on Sanibel A Discussion of the Animal and Plant Life of Sanibel Island, With a Sidelong Glance at Some of Their Relatives Elsewhere
Sarasota, FL Pineapple Pr Inc 1988 0910923477 / 9780910923477 Revised Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Green and white cover. Signed George R. Campbell on title page. ; 0.75 x 11 x 8.5 Inches; 174 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
9 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 
Price: 42.97 USD
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Pacific Slope Reference Library, California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Company, Southern Pacific
10 Company, Southern Pacific Pacific Slope Reference Library, California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico
Southern Pacific Railroad 1908 First Edition; Various Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Green cloth binding of several regional railroad resource guides. Hinges weak and cover worn. Fantastic and unique reference of railroading in this era. Cover shows wear and hinge has been reinforced with hinge tape. Scarce if not rare compilation. Includes California and Oregon Klamath Country, California Sacramento Valley, California's Coast Country, California San Joaquin Valley, California South of Tehachapi, Imperial Valley California, New Nevada, The New Arizonia, Wayside notes on the Sunset Route, The Inside Track, California Fruit by one of the eaters, and California Fishing. Each of these booklets have been compiled into one edition retaining the colorful coves. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. Rare.; Maps, Photos, ilustrations; p 
Price: 79.97 USD
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Navy Air Colors,   United States Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Aircraft Camouflage and Markings, Vol. 2, 1945-1985 - Specials series, Doll, Thomas E. & Berkley R. Jackson & William A. Riley & Don Greer & Kevin Wornkey
11 Doll, Thomas E. & Berkley R. Jackson & William A. Riley & Don Greer & Kevin Wornkey Navy Air Colors, United States Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Aircraft Camouflage and Markings, Vol. 2, 1945-1985 - Specials series
Squadron/Signal Publications 1985 0897471679 / 9780897471671 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Pictoral cover. See scan of actual book that is for sale. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition.We ship within 24 hours and provide delivery confirmation.; 6157; Photographs and Illustrations; 10.80 X 8.30 X 5 inches; 96 pages 
Price: 29.97 USD
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United States Coast Guard 1790-1915  a Definitive History, Evans, Stephen H.
12 Evans, Stephen H. United States Coast Guard 1790-1915 a Definitive History
United States Naval Institute 1949 087021716X / 9780870217166 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Blue cover gold lettering. Inscribed and signed by author on title page. This is the first edition printed in 1949. A major work on the importance and mission of the U.S. Coast Guard. Very Rare work. ; 9.10 X 5.90 X 0.90 inches; 228 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 99.97 USD
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13 Greene, Oliver B Second coming truth Radio sermons : The Gospel Hour, coast to coast daily
The Gospel Hour N.D. First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Rare. This booklet is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition. Booklet; 32 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Jones Beach  An Illustrated History, Hanc, John; Lowe, Ed
14 Hanc, John; Lowe, Ed Jones Beach An Illustrated History
New York Globe Pequot 2007 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover Looks Never Read!; 0.6 x 9.2 x 7 Inches; 224 pages;

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?This is local history at its best. John Hanc’s lively, absorbing narrative is both nostalgic and sophisticated.”
?Barnet Schecter, author of The Battle for New York and The Devil’s Own Work

 

?A delightful read, a nostalgic, absorbing trip back in time to the origins and the halcyon days of a treasured New York institution.”  ?Kevin Baker, author of Dreamland and Paradise Alley

 

?[A]ny citizen of New York will be proud to have this book in their collection.”

?Donald J. Trump

 

Jones Beach looms large in the hearts and lives of millions of New Yorkers. From its windswept beginnings on the far edge of an empire to its twentieth-century status as the greatest public beachfront resort in America, it has been home to countless memories. Situated on a barrier island linked to Long Island, Jones Beach State Park is today the most popular beach on the East Coast, with some six million visitors a year.

 

In this evocative illustrated book, John Hanc explores the traditions, institutions, controversies, and characters of this beloved seaside resort, now a state historic landmark. His richly detailed prose comes together with a wonderful collection of archival photographs to make this a must read for anyone who has visited Jones Beach. The foreword is by ?Mr. Long Island,” longtime former Newsday columnist Ed Lowe.

 
 
; Signed by Author 
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Bill Fish Three Underwater (Artist Signed Print), Harvey, Guy
15 Harvey, Guy Bill Fish Three Underwater (Artist Signed Print)
Guyharveyart.com 2006 First Edition; First Impression Non-Book As New with no dust jacket Illustrated by Guy Harvey Signed by Illustrator
11'' x 14'' matte with 8x10 print suitable for framing. Signed by Guy Harvey himself. Guy Harvey is a unique blend of artist, scientist, diver, angler, conservationist and explorer, fiercely devoted to his family and his love of the sea. Growing up in Jamaica, Guy spent many hours fishing and diving with his father along the Island's south coast. He was obsessed with the creatures of the sea and began drawing pictures of the many different fish he observed. See scan. Print and Matte now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; Prints; Color Print; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Signed by Illustrator 
Price: 59.97 USD
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Bull Dolphin (Artist Signed Print), Harvey, Guy
16 Harvey, Guy Bull Dolphin (Artist Signed Print)
Guyharveyart.com 2006 First Edition; First Impression Non-Book As New with no dust jacket Illustrated by Guy Harvey Signed by Illustrator
11'' x 14'' matte with 8x10 print suitable for framing. Signed by Guy Harvey himself. Guy Harvey is a unique blend of artist, scientist, diver, angler, conservationist and explorer, fiercely devoted to his family and his love of the sea. Growing up in Jamaica, Guy spent many hours fishing and diving with his father along the Island's south coast. He was obsessed with the creatures of the sea and began drawing pictures of the many different fish he observed. See scan. Print and Matte now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; Prints; Color Print; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Signed by Illustrator 
Price: 59.97 USD
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Red Fish & Trout Print  (Artist Signed Print), Harvey, Guy
17 Harvey, Guy Red Fish & Trout Print (Artist Signed Print)
Guyharveyart.com 2006 First Edition; First Impression Non-Book As New with no dust jacket Illustrated by Guy Harvey Signed by Illustrator
11'' x 14'' matte with 8x10 print suitable for framing. Signed by Guy Harvey himself. Guy Harvey is a unique blend of artist, scientist, diver, angler, conservationist and explorer, fiercely devoted to his family and his love of the sea. Growing up in Jamaica, Guy spent many hours fishing and diving with his father along the Island's south coast. He was obsessed with the creatures of the sea and began drawing pictures of the many different fish he observed. See scan. Print and Matte now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; Prints; Color Print; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Signed by Illustrator 
Price: 59.97 USD
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Sail Fish (Three Swimming) (Artist Signed Print), Harvey, Guy
18 Harvey, Guy Sail Fish (Three Swimming) (Artist Signed Print)
Guyharveyart.com 2006 First Edition; First Impression Non-Book As New with no dust jacket Illustrated by Guy Harvey Signed by Illustrator
11'' x 14'' matte with 8x10 print suitable for framing. Signed by Guy Harvey himself. Guy Harvey is a unique blend of artist, scientist, diver, angler, conservationist and explorer, fiercely devoted to his family and his love of the sea. Growing up in Jamaica, Guy spent many hours fishing and diving with his father along the Island's south coast. He was obsessed with the creatures of the sea and began drawing pictures of the many different fish he observed. See scan. Print and Matte now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; Prints; Color Print; Oblong 4to 11" - 13; 1 pages; Signed by Illustrator 
Price: 79.97 USD
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Sail Fish (Two jumping after flying fish school) (Artist Signed Print), Harvey, Guy
19 Harvey, Guy Sail Fish (Two jumping after flying fish school) (Artist Signed Print)
Guyharveyart.com 2006 First Edition; First Impression Non-Book As New with no dust jacket Illustrated by Guy Harvey Signed by Illustrator
11'' x 14'' matte with 8x10 print suitable for framing. Signed by Guy Harvey himself. Guy Harvey is a unique blend of artist, scientist, diver, angler, conservationist and explorer, fiercely devoted to his family and his love of the sea. Growing up in Jamaica, Guy spent many hours fishing and diving with his father along the Island's south coast. He was obsessed with the creatures of the sea and began drawing pictures of the many different fish he observed. See scan. Print and Matte now in archival sleeve to protect condition.; Prints; Color Print; Oblong 4to 11" - 13; 1 pages; Signed by Illustrator 
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Holden Beach History  (Author Signed), Holden, John F.
20 Holden, John F. Holden Beach History (Author Signed)
Wilmington, NC New Hanover Printing and Publishing 1988 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed. Beige cover, Gold print. Dust has small tear about 1" x 1".. Mylar cover on dust. Fully indexed. Inscribed by former owner and signed by author 8/28/88. Excellent history of this area of North Carolina.Holden Beach is a seaside town in Brunswick County, North Carolina. "Benjamin Holden in 1756 bought four mainland tracts and the island between his plantation and the ocean. This island extended from Lockwood's Folly Inlet west 6 miles (10 km) to Bacon Inlet. Benjamin and his sons used the island for fishing and cattle grazing. During the Civil War Holden Beach and Lockwood's Folley Inlet became the resting place of several shipwrecks: the Confederate blockade runners CSS Elizabeth and CSS Bendigo and the Union blockade ship USS Iron Age." Wikipedia. Rare signed copy. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Photos; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 151 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 27.97 USD
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