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The Outer Coast.

By: Batman, Richard

Price: $7.00

Publisher: San Diego, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1986

Seller ID: 1751


"The explorers, adventurers, and scoundrels who confronted the Pacific wilderness when it was the edge of the world."; 8vo; 384 pp View more info

The Last Cannibals. [Translated from the Danish by Estrid Bannister)

By: Bjerre, Jens

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 1957

Seller ID: 2203


Travels and adventures among the aborigines of central Australia and the natives in New Guinea.; 8vo; 192 pp View more info

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Uneasy Rider The Interstate Way of Knowledge

By: Bryan, Mike

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5305


Travel along the interstates in the American southwest and California; 8vo; 349 pp View more info

Of Irish Ways

By: Delaney, Mary Murray

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Perennial Library: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 4433


Complete look at Ireland - its history, customs, literature, etc.; trade pb; 356 pp View more info

The Forgotten Valley. A Journey into Nepal

By: Eskelund, Karl

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Taplinger Publishing Co.: 1960

Seller ID: 945


A fascinating look at Nepal (Tibet) when it was still relatively untouched by the outside world and few foreigners had traveled there.; 8vo; 187 pp View more info

A Pilgrimage to Palestine

By: Fosdick, Harry Emerson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Student Christian Movement: 1928

Edition: 1st British Edition

Seller ID: 3924


An account of the author's travels to holy sites in Eqypt, Palestine, and Syria. Fosdick (1878-1969) was a liberal Protestant minister, teacher, and author, who was pastor of the interdenominational Riverside Church in New York City (1926–46), preacher on the National Vespers nationwide radio program (1926–46), and a central figure in the Protestant liberal– fundamentalist controversies during the 1920s. A nice copy that would be worth having re-cased.; 12mo 7"... View more info

Twilight for the Gods.

By: Gann, Ernest

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, William Sloane: 1956

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 3677


The story of the "Cannibal", one of the last commerical sailing ships and her voyage of 1928.; 8vo; 212. pp View more info

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Seeing Red : Behind the Scenes in Russia Today

By: Grady, Eve Garrette

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Brewer, Warren & Putnam: 1931

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 6424


The author, who was living in the Soviet Union with her engineer husband, was expelled from the country for telling a joke about Stalin. This book is an insightful look at the country during the late 1920's; 8vo; 307 pp View more info

A Horizon Guide: Great Historic Places of Europe.

By: Hilowitz, Beverley (editor)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, American Heritage: 1974

Seller ID: 3820


A useful reference.; 8vo; 384 pp View more info

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Westward the Course! The New World of Oceania

By: McGuire, Paul

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 1945

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 4609


The author traveled throughout the South Pacific before World War II.; 8vo; 434 pp View more info

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BROWN MEN and RED SAND, Journeyings in Wild Australia

By: Mountford, Charles P.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Sydney, Angus & Robertson: 1962

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 465


First published in 1950, a record of scientific discovery, an adventure story, and an expression of the author's affection and respect for the nomadic aboriginal culture of Australia. Looks at culture and social customs. Many b&w photographs.; 192. pp View more info

Headhunting in the Solomon Islands around the Coral Sea.

By: Mytinger, Caroline

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, MacMillan: 1942

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 4071


Memoirs of the author's four years of travels around the Solomon Island in order to make pictorial records of the vanishing civilizations in the region.; 8vo; 416 pp View more info

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Out In The Noonday Sun: Edwardians in the Tropics

By: Pakenham, Valerie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1985

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 6384


Fascinating survey of some of the men and women and their lives in the far reaches of the British Empires at the turn of the century; numerous photographs and illustrations; 8vo; 255 pp View more info

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Riding The Iron Rooster By Train through China

By: Theroux, Paul

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1988

Edition: BOMC

Seller ID: 4636


8vo; 480 pp View more info

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India: Land of the Black Pagoda

By: Thomas, Lowell

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, P.F. Collier & Sons: 1930

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 4625


Illustrated with original photographs taken by H. A. Chase and Lowell Thomas. Lowell Thomas Adventure Library. ; 8vo; 350 pp View more info

Out of This World. Across the Himalayas to Forbidden Tibet.

By: Thomas, Lowell Jr.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Greystone Press: 1950

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1784


The Lowell Thomas expedition to Lhasa, includes numerous photographs. One of the last accounts of Tibet before the take-over by Communist China. Fascinating reading! ; 8vo; 320 pp View more info

Country of my Choice. An Irish Panorama.

By: van Hoek, Kees

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Tralee, The Kerryman Ltd.: 1946

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 1847


Includes several b&w photographs.; 12mo; 195 pp View more info

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The Back Of Beyond Travels to the Wild Places of the Earth

By: Yeadon, David

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 5195


The author, an intrepid traveler, recounts his adventures in the hidden corners of 13 countries, from a camel caravan across the Sahara to China's Inner Mongolia. A great armchair adventure ; 8vo; 449 pp View more info