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The Anandrous Journey  The Discovery of Revealing Letters to a Mentor, Hartridge, Merrilyn Leigh
21 Hartridge, Merrilyn Leigh The Anandrous Journey The Discovery of Revealing Letters to a Mentor
Amherst Press (WI) 1997 0942495667 / 9780942495669 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Green leather cover with gold lettering. A beautiful copy with a special feature! There is a letter laid in from the author Merrillyn Hartridge to "Carolyn" dated 8/11/2000 and personally signed by author. THis book is about Hattie Bell Merrill who was a scientist, teacher, jornalist, and photographer at the turn of the 20th Century. Truely a woman before her time. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover.Great book. ; Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 214 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 19.97 USD
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The Dalton Brothers and Their Gang, Fearsome Bandits of Oklahoma and the Southwest, Hawkeye, Harry
22 Hawkeye, Harry The Dalton Brothers and Their Gang, Fearsome Bandits of Oklahoma and the Southwest
Baltimore, MD I. & M. Ottenheimer 1908 1st Thus; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Illustrated cover.Looks as if never read. Closed end tear to endpaper otherwise fine condition. "A tale of Thrilling adventure, Daring Deeds and hairbreadth escapes." This book is protected by an archival sleeve to maintain present condition. This is a pulp book so it is fragile and has yellowing or browning to pages. According to Adams in his reference "The Rampaging Herd: A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Men and Events in the Cattle Industry" on p. 217 Harry Hawkeye is the pseudonym for Paul Emilius Lowe. The slant to the illustration on front cover is the actual printing from printer. The back cover lists 32 joke books priced at 10 cents published by Ottenheimer. Rare.; No. 2; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 187 pages 
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Tracy, the outlaw, king of bandits  A narrative of the thrilling adventures of the most daring and resourceful bandit ever recorded in the criminal annals of the world, Hawkeye, Harry
23 Hawkeye, Harry Tracy, the outlaw, king of bandits A narrative of the thrilling adventures of the most daring and resourceful bandit ever recorded in the criminal annals of the world
Baltimore, MD Ottenheimer 1908 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Western pulp has yellowing pages. Illustration of Tracy riding a horse on cover with gun drawn. "A thrilling adventure of the most daring and resourceful bandit ever recorded in the criminal annals of the world." According to Adams in his reference "The Rampaging Herd: A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Men and Events in the Cattle Industry" on p. 217 Harry Hawkeye is the pseudonym for Paul Emilius Lowe. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition.Multiple copies may be available. In excellent condition. Rare.; Vol. 1; Ilustrated; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 184 pages; 
Price: 27.97 USD
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Highpocket's War Stories, And Other Tall Tales. Travel? Adventure? answer Join the Marines! (Signed by all authors), Hilgartner, Peter & Sam Ginder
24 Hilgartner, Peter & Sam Ginder Highpocket's War Stories, And Other Tall Tales. Travel? Adventure? answer Join the Marines! (Signed by all authors)
Xlibris Corporation 2004 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Inscribed and signed by both authors. Lessons in combat leadership as told by Col. Pete Hilgartner USMC (Ret.), a veteran of both the Korean and Vietnam wars. ; 0.8 x 8.5 x 5.5 Inches; 312 pages; Signed by All Authors 
Price: 39.97 USD
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The memoirs of Herbert Hoover (Three Volumes) (Vol 2 is signed)  Years of Adventure 1874-1920, The cabinet and the Presidency, 1920-1933, The Great Depression 1929-1941, Hoover, Herbert
25 Hoover, Herbert The memoirs of Herbert Hoover (Three Volumes) (Vol 2 is signed) Years of Adventure 1874-1920, The cabinet and the Presidency, 1920-1933, The Great Depression 1929-1941
New York Macmillan 1951,1952 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Three volume set. Volume two (1920-1933) inscribed "To my good friend William N.Hart, from Herbert Hoover" on front endpaper. First printing stated on copyright page of volumes two and three. Dust jackets have rubs to corners, a few creases and chips but now in archival protective covers. This is an extremely rare set with Volume two inscribed and signed by President Hoover. Volume 1 is dated 1951 and is a fifth printing, volume 2 is signed and dated 1952 and is a first printing, volumes 3 dated 1952 and is a first printing. Rare set with volume 2 signed by President Hoover! ; Photos; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 405+ pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 2197.00 USD
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The Prisoner of Zenda, Hope, Anthony (S C Roberts, Intro) & Donald Spencer
26 Hope, Anthony (S C Roberts, Intro) & Donald Spencer The Prisoner of Zenda
New York Heritage Press 1966 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Donald Spencer 
In slipcase, looks never read.The Prisoner of Zenda (1894), by Anthony Hope, is an adventure novel in which the King of Ruritania is drugged on the eve of his coronation and thus is unable to attend the ceremony. Political forces within the realm are such that, in order for the king to retain the crown, his coronation must proceed. Fortuitously, an English gentleman on holiday in Ruritania who resembles the monarch is persuaded to act as his political decoy in an effort to save the unstable political situation of the interregnum. Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins, better known as Anthony Hope (9 February 1863 8 July 1933), was an English novelist and playwright.[1] He was a prolific writer, especially of adventure novels but he is remembered predominantly for only two books: The Prisoner of Zenda (1894) and its sequel Rupert of Hentzau (1898). These works, "minor classics" of English literature, are set in the contemporaneous fictional country of Ruritania and spawned the genre known as Ruritanian romance, works set in fictional European locales similar to the novels. Zenda has inspired many adaptations, most notably the 1937 Hollywood movie of the same name. (wikipedia); Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 185 pages 
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Life and travel in Tartary, Thibet, and China  Being a narrative of the Abbé Huc's travels in the Far East, Huc, Evariste Régis
27 Huc, Evariste Régis Life and travel in Tartary, Thibet, and China Being a narrative of the Abbé Huc's travels in the Far East
London T. Nelson 1872 First Edition (?); First Impression Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Brown leather cover with newly restored leather spine with gold print. Contents complete with browning to pages due to age. Color plates and black and white engraving throughout. Very colorful. variste Rgis Huc, or Abb Huc, (18131860) was a French missionary traveller, famous for his accounts of China, Tartary and Tibet. Since the travels of the Englishman, Thomas Manning, in Tibet (18111812), no European had visited Lhasa. Huc stimulated European interest in Central Asia and blazed a trail for Asian studies. Huc devoted himself to the study of the dialects and customs of the "Tatars," for whom he translated several religious texts. Scarce if not rare in this condition.. ; 120 pages 
Price: 69.97 USD
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The Virginia Adventure  Roanoke to James Towne: An Archaeological and Historical Odyssey, Hume, Ivor Noel
28 Hume, Ivor Noel The Virginia Adventure Roanoke to James Towne: An Archaeological and Historical Odyssey
Knopf 1994 0394564464 / 9780394564463 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on bookplate. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. For thirty-five years, as writer, lecturer, and chief archaeologist at Colonial Williamsburg, Ivor Noel Hume has enlivened for us the material culture of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century America. After his warmly praised book Martin's Hundred, he now turns to the two earliest English outposts in Virginia -- Roanoke and James Towne -- and pieces together revelatory information extrapolated from the shards and postholes of excavations at these sites with contemporary accounts found in journals, letters, and official records of the period. He illuminates narratives that have a mythic status in our early history: the exploits of Sir Walter Ralegh, Captain John Smith, and Powhatan; the life and death of Pocahontas; and the disappearance of the Roanoke colony. He recounts a recent important excavation at Roanoke where he and his colleagues found the work site of a metallurgist named Joachim Gans, whose findings about the mineral wealth of Virginia helped to convince London merchants that America was a worthy risk This is an account of high and low adventure, of noble efforts and base impulses, and of the inevitably tragic interactions between Indians and Europeans, marked by greed, treachery, and commonplace savagery on both sides. The astonishment of this history is that despite bad luck, bad management, and bad blood, the English presence in America persisted and the Virginia settlements survived as the birthplace of a country founded on English law and language.

With clarity, authority, and elegant wit, Noel Hume has enhanced our understanding of the historical forces and principal players behind England's first perilous ventures into the New World, and proved again that he is without a doubt one of the great interpreters of our early colonial past. ; 1.5 x 9.3 x 6.4 Inches; 491 pages; For thirty-five years, as writer, lecturer, and chief archaeologist at Colonial Williamsburg, Ivor Noel Hume has enlivened for us the material culture of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century America. After his warmly praised book Martin's Hundred, he now turns to the two earliest English outposts in Virginia -- Roanoke and James Towne -- and pieces together revelatory information extrapolated from the shards and postholes of excavations at these sites with contemporary accounts found in journals, letters, and official records of the period. He illuminates narratives that have a mythic status in our early history: the exploits of Sir Walter Ralegh, Captain John Smith, and Powhatan; the life and death of Pocahontas; and the disappearance of the Roanoke colony. He recounts a recent important excavation at Roanoke where he and his colleagues found the work site of a metallurgist named Joachim Gans, whose findings about the mineral wealth of Virginia helped to convince London merchants that America was a worthy risk This is an account of high and low adventure, of noble efforts and base impulses, and of the inevitably tragic interactions between Indians and Europeans, marked by greed, treachery, and commonplace savagery on both sides. The astonishment of this history is that despite bad luck, bad management, and bad blood, the English presence in America persisted and the Virginia settlements survived as the birthplace of a country founded on English law and language.

With clarity, authority, and elegant wit, Noel Hume has enhanced our understanding of the historical forces and principal players behind England's first perilous ventures into the New World, and proved again that he is without a doubt one of the great interpreters of our early colonial past.; Signed by Author 
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Confederate Corsair  The Life of Lt. Charles W. "Savez" Read, Jones, Robert A.
29 Jones, Robert A. Confederate Corsair The Life of Lt. Charles W. "Savez" Read
Stackpole Books 2000 0811715329 / 9780811715324 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover.16-page b/w photo section 5 maps 6 x 9 "Confederate Corsair: The Life of Lt. Charles W. "Savez" Read is must reading for anyone savoring naval warfare and tales of derring-do. Read has long merited a biography, and Robert A. Jones has met and mastered the challenge in an exemplary manner that readers will applaud." -Edwin C. Bearss Historian Emeritus, National Park Service Lieutenant Charles W. "Savez" Read's life was one of swashbuckling adventure and dazzling escapes. Yet very little has been known about him until recently. Robert A. Jones has tracked down all available sources on this Confederate privateer-including unpublished material from Read's grandchildren-and written an exciting biography that reveals the impact of naval power on the Civil War. For example, while the North's navy projected its force at will, the South chose hit-and-run tactics that slowly bled the North's resources, as many of Read's exploits will show. Robert A. Jones holds a B.S. in mechanical engineering and has been employed by the Department of the Navy for 33 years. He provided historical background research for a 1970 proposal to the Smithsonian Institution for the salvage of the USS Tecumseh and recently published an article on the salvage of the CSS Virginia.; 0.98 x 9.26 x 6.2 Inches; 226 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Red-Head, Lloyd, John Uri
30 Lloyd, John Uri Red-Head
New York, ny Dodd, Mead & Co 1903 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Reginald Birch Signed by Author
Inscribed to "Dr. _ _ Bennett with kind regards, John Uri Lloyd, Christmas, 1903" on half title. Very Handsome book with Green, brown and black pictorial cloth and gold lettering. Hunter kneeling down between two trees with rifle. (see scan) John Uri Lloyd (19 April 1849 9 April 1936) was an American pharmacist influential to the development of pharmacognosy, ethnobotany, economic botany, and herbalism. Rare in this condition.He also wrote novels set in northern Kentucky. Examples are Stringtown on the PIke, Warwick of the Knobs, Scroggins, and Red Head. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. ; Decorations and illustrations; Signed by Author 
Price: 149.97 USD
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Cold Granite  (Author Signed), MacBride, Stuart
31 MacBride, Stuart Cold Granite (Author Signed)
HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2005 0007193130 / 9780007193134 First Edition; 1st Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by Author on Title Page. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. The debut thriller from a bright new Scottish talent set to rival Ian Rankin. It's DS Logan McRae's first day back on the job after a year off on the sick, and it couldn't get much worse. Four-year-old David Reid's body is discovered in a ditch, strangled, mutilated and a long time dead. There's a killer stalking the Granite City and the local media are baying for blood. If that wasn't enough, Logan also has to contend with a new boss, DI Insch, who doesn't suffer fools gladly and thinks everyone's a fool, and his own ex-girlfriend, the beautiful but chilly Isobel MacAlister, who also happens to be the chief pathologist. The only good news is WPC 'Ball Breaker' Watson, Logan's new guardian angel. The dead are piling up in the morgue almost as fast as the snow on the streets, and Logan knows time is running out. More children are going missing. More are going to die. If Logan isn't careful, he's going to end up joining them. Set in Aberdeen, where the rainy season lasts all year, criminal gangs vie for supremacy on the streets and the oil industry brings an influx of wealth and vice, this is a gritty, powerful and page-turning debut thriller by a writer with a wonderfully observant eye and a characteristically Scottish sense of gallows humour. Beautiful rare or scarce book in clean, bright, and sharp collector's condition. ; 1.65 x 9.13 x 6.22 Inches; 464 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 75.97 USD
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Unknown Waters  A First-Hand Account of the Historic Under-ice Survey of the Siberian Continental Shelf by USS Queenfish, McLaren, Dr. Alfred S. &  William R. Anderson
32 McLaren, Dr. Alfred S. & William R. Anderson Unknown Waters A First-Hand Account of the Historic Under-ice Survey of the Siberian Continental Shelf by USS Queenfish
University, Al University Alabama Press 2008 0817316027 / 9780817316020 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Both book and dust look new. Inscribed and signed by author McLaren to a Naval Academy classmate in 2009. Alfred S. McLaren is a retired U.S. Navy Captain, recipient of the Distinguished Service Medal and two Legions of Merit, President Emeritus of The Explorers Club, Senior Pilot of the SAS Aviator submersible, and Director of Sub Aviator Systems, Redondo Beach, California. Unknown Waters, the story of the hazardous exploration by the USS Queenfish, is a splendid adventure. Captain McLarens spellbinding account of his unparalleled voyage into the unknown beneath the ice off Siberia constitutes a treasure house of knowledge never before conceived of a dark and forbidding part of the globe. Audacious as well as entertaining! Clive Cussler, Chairman, National Underwater & Marine Agency. Very Rare signed copy. ; SSN-651; 9.40 X 6.10 X 1.10 inches; 242 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 29.97 USD
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Typee  A Romance of the South Seas, Melville, Herman & Miguel Covarrubias
33 Melville, Herman & Miguel Covarrubias Typee A Romance of the South Seas
New York Heritage Press 1963 First Edition Thus; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
In slipcase. Looks never read. Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life is the first book by American writer Herman Melville, published first in London, then New York, in 1846. Considered a classic in travel and adventure literature, the narrative is partly based on the author's actual experiences on the island Nuku Hiva in the South Pacific Marquesas Islands in 1842, liberally supplemented with imaginative reconstruction and adaptation of material from other books. The title is from the province Tai Pi Vai. Typee was Melville's most popular work during his lifetime; it made him notorious as the "man who lived among the cannibals". (Wikipedia) ; 409 pages 
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Sights and Scenes of the World A Series of Magnificent Photographic Views Embracing the World of Nature and Art, No Author Listed
34 No Author Listed Sights and Scenes of the World A Series of Magnificent Photographic Views Embracing the World of Nature and Art
Chicago, Ill W. B. Conkey Co. 1894 First Edition; First Impression paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Original 1894 edition not a reprint. Vol 11 from a series of 20 books. Red cover with black print. May have chipping on binding otherwise good condition. Black and white photographs of many of the world's most famous localities and pictures of nature. We provide delivery tracking on US orders. ; Peoples Series: January 6,1894; Vol. 11; B&W Photographs; Elephant Oblong; 15 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Matthew Mallard's Homecoming, Pearson, Jack
35 Pearson, Jack Matthew Mallard's Homecoming
Lune Press 1983 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Michael Bolin Signed by Illustrator
Signed by illustrator, Michael Bolin, on end paper. Book very clean with tight binding. Little duck Boundary waters adventure of a Duck Matthew Mallard.; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Illustrator 
Price: 17.97 USD
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The Gold Chain  A California Family Saga, Phelan, Regina V.
36 Phelan, Regina V. The Gold Chain A California Family Saga
Prosperity Pr 1987 0870621785 / 9780870621789 Second Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Author inscribed and signed on endpaper. There is also a handwritten note taped to endpaper also signed by author. Henry Lee and his circus troupe performed for the lonely miners during the gold rush. Gold nuggets were thrown at Lee's feet in reward for the excitement he brought to the miner's lives. Lee picked them up and later had them formed into a gold chain--a chain which would bond three unique frontier families. This is a story of those families, their adventure, their joys and sorrows, and the gold chain which bound them together. Included are illustrations, photographs, and a geneology. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Rare double signed and personal memorbilia. ; Photographs and illustrations; 9 X 6.20 X 1.60 inches; 432 pages; Signed by Author 
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Daring and Suffering  A History of the Great Railroad Adventure, Pittenger, William
37 Pittenger, William Daring and Suffering A History of the Great Railroad Adventure
Time Life Education 1983 0809442205 / 9780809442201 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Beautiful blue leather with gilt edges. Decorative end papers. Looks new. Clean tight binding. These are exact reprints of the 1870-90's editions and revised in this printing from the 1980's. Excellent references and account of the Civil War. Original set was 30 volumes of which this was one. ; Collector's Library of the Civil War; 8.30 X 5.80 X 1.20 inches; 288 pages 
Price: 7.97 USD
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History of the reign of Ferdinand and Isabella, Prescott, William Hickling
38 Prescott, William Hickling History of the reign of Ferdinand and Isabella
Heritage Press 1967 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Lima De Preitas 
Green spine with red label. Illustrated cover. Map endpapers. Slipcase shows soiling and sunning. "Ferdinand and Isabella were the monarchs whose marriage created the union of Castile and Aragon which formed the Kingdom of Spain . Because of their religious zeal, they became known as the "Catholic monarchs." A popular tradition, partly corroborated by documents, credits Jewish and Converso courtiers with a primary role in arranging the marriage contract concluded in 1469 between Isabella, heiress to the crown of Castile, and Ferdinand, prince of Aragon" Review. ; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 294 pages 
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The Pictorial Edition of the Life & Discoveries of David Livingstone, Ritchie, J. Ewing & leighton bros.
39 Ritchie, J. Ewing & leighton bros. The Pictorial Edition of the Life & Discoveries of David Livingstone
London A. Fullarton & Co. 1877 First Edition (?); First Impression Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket Illustrated by leighton bros. 
A single volume only. Looks as if last few pages are missing. Beautiful Color plate wood engravings and black and white engravings, some full page.. Hinges library taped. Heavy foxing to Title page and other pages and text pages browning from age. Some of the color engraving and black and white engravings including those of Livingston, Stanley, Rev. Moffat, Murchison, and various native scenes are excellent and suitable for framing. Former owner signature in front with date 1877. ; Color Engravings; 
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The Golden Hind, Roche, T. W. E.
40 Roche, T. W. E. The Golden Hind
Praeger Publishers 1973 1st U.S.Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Black cloth with bold gilt print. Dust like new and now in mylar protective cover. his book is the story of the ship of Francis Drake who set sail from Plymouth in 1577 on a voyage that was to last 3 years. It was the most famous vessel in English history - the Golden Hind. An adventure story of perils, discoveries, and finding an unknown land. This is the first edition published in the United States, printed in Great Britain. (editoral review) Fully indexed.; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 200 pages 
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