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Image for <b> Motor Boat Boys Among the Florida Keys or, the Struggle for the Leadership  </b><br>

Motor Boat Boys Among the Florida Keys or, the Struggle for the Leadership

By: Arundel, Louis [pseudonym of George Rathborne]

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Chicago:, M. A. Donahue & Company: 1913.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing. Motor Boat Boys Series #5.

Seller ID: 008116


Motor Boat Boys Series #5. A series of adventure books featuring six teen-aged boys and their adventures on various waterways.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear, with loss of tip spine band. Three color front pictorial and spine decoration clean and vivid. Dust Jacket unclipped is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has toned with small loss on edges. . Not often seen, more-so with dust jacket. View more info

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Chechahco and Sourdough. A Story of Alaska

By: Bone, Scott C.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1926, Western Publishers Inc.: [Atascadero] California.

Edition: First Edition – First Printing.

Seller ID: 006883

Condition: Very Good in a Very Good Dust Jacket.


Bindings very tight and square. Text clean, Minimal handling wear. Hardcover in Dust Jacket. Dust Jacket in clear protective Mylar sleeve has light handling wear with small loss spine tips and some age toning to white of jacket , more-so on spine. Blue cloth binding with black and purple stamping. White dust jacket replicates the binding design. Only flaw to note is a previous owner's stamp to the top of text block. The author was a former territorial governor.Ref: Smith 944; Tourville, 74 View more info

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New England Summer 1865 - 1915

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York:, E. P. Dutton & CO.,: 1940.<br>

Seller ID: 002130


Writings on the New England literary and social scenes; contents include: Dr. Holmes's Boston; Cambridge After the Civil War; The Post-War Years; The Radical Club; The Younger Generation of 1870; Howells and James; Emily Dickinson; Boston in the Nineties. Tan cloth over spine with wine red decorations and gilt titles to a wine cloth covered boards. Bindings tight and square. Text clean with a hint of toning. Previous owner's bookplate on front free end page. Light shelf wear. Dust jacket now in protective Mylar sleeve has minor edge wear with sun-darkened spine and is toned. View more info

Image for <b>Florence: Monumental Map ex </b><br>(A Visitor's Map)

Florence: Monumental Map ex
(A Visitor's Map)

By: Giannini, Giulio ; Mastrelli, C.V. , Dir.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Italy:, Istituto Geografico Militare,: 1955.

Seller ID: 009012

Condition: Very Good


Folded measures: 8.75 x 4.25 inches; opens to 12 panels each with tourist information and some advertisement. Full color perspective map surrounded by local advertisements. Unfolded measures: 25 x 17.25 inches.; actual map is 17 x 12 inches. --- REF: OCLC: 812309135; 5 copies, two in USA of this issue. Carefully handled with light age-toning. One closed tear bottom of first fold on right side. View more info

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Fragments of Voyages and Travels. Third Series. [Voyages; India]

By: Hall, Captain Basil

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Robert Cadell: 1833

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011005

Condition: Very Good


Hall published three series of his voyages, each with three volumes; this is the third series. First Edition - Third Series. 16mo. 6 inches tall; 363; 325; 328 pages. Three volumes, Complete. Laid-in two-sided signed hand-written letter dated 1831. The letter is written to the author with an unidentified signature.Hall was a widely traveled naval officer who parlayed his adventures into a successful literary career. These three volumes contain a great deal of valuable information about the Royal Navy and early 19th century naval practices, and India and Indian colonization and tr... View more info

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...Green Mansions.

By: Hudson, W.H.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Mount Vernon:, Peter Pauper Press,: N.D. c1940.<br>

Seller ID: 004262

Condition: 8vo, pp. [2], 269, [2]. <br>


William Henry Hudson (1841 - 1922) was an author, naturalist, and ornithologist. Hudson's best known novel is Green Mansions (1904).Green Mansions: A Romance of the Tropical Forest is an exotic romance of a traveler to the Guyana jungle of southeastern Venezuela and his encounter with a forest dwelling girl named Rima. Light green decorated cloth-backed paper-covered boards, printed paper spine label, light green paper-covered slipcase; full page lithographs and each page decorated page number. Bindings tight and square, light handling wear. Spine sun-darkened, as in paste-... View more info

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...Green Mansions.

By: HUDSON, W.H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut:, Heritage Press,: 1972.

Seller ID: 004528


Light green decorated cloth-backed paper-covered boards, light green paper-covered slipcase; Bindings square and tight. Foxing to slipcase and edges of textblock. Includes Sunglass Notes. W. H. Hudson was an author, naturalist, and ornithologist. Hudson's best known novel is Green Mansions (1904).Green Mansions: A Romance of the Tropical Forest is an exotic romance traveler to the Guyana jungle of southeastern Venezuela and his encounter with a forest dwelling girl named Rima. View more info

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...The Doomed Oasis. A Novel of Arabia.

By: Innes, Hammond

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York:, Alfred A. Knopf,: 1960.

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 003167


Black cloth covered boards with spine title in gold and sliver gilt boxes. Minor loss to gilt. Bindings tight and square. Text clean. Minimal shelf wear. Some aging starting to text-block. Dust jacket unclipped, has toning to the spine and white of rear panel. Light wear to edges. Now in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 341 pages.A quiet Welsh solicitor goes to the Middle East on business and finds himself plunged into the violence and intrigue of a great struggle for oil. View more info

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Penny Goes to Rhodesia

By: Milligan, Elsie

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London:, Pickering & Inglis,: 1968.<br>

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing.

Seller ID: 009046

Condition: Very Good


Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket is price-clipped and in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has moderate shelf wear with small loss front corner. >Third book in the series View more info

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...The Transformation.

By: Newth, Mette

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York:, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 2000

Edition: First Edition; First Printing;

Seller ID: 003660

ISBN: 0374377529


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. A powerful novel about the meeting of two very different cultures in fifteenth-century Greenland. View more info

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Thousand Islands: New York State and Canada

By: Santway, Alfred Wood

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Watertown, New York:, Santway Photo-Craft CO.,: [1938 - 1945]

Seller ID: 008128


Travel / Souvenir brochure of the Thousand lakes region of the St. Lawrence River of New York State and Canada. 16 pages of color photographs, Center is a color map of the region. Gently handled no flaws but minor age toning to wraps. [No date, this was produced between 1938 and 1945.; Issuing date approximated from the caption of the photograph of the Thousand Islands International Bridge (opened August 1938) and from cars in the photograph of Kingston, Ontario.] Three copies located OCLC. View more info

Image for <b>To Greenland and the Pole, a Story of Adventure in the Arctic Regions</b><br>[19th Century Exploration; Fridjof Nansen]

To Greenland and the Pole, a Story of Adventure in the Arctic Regions
[19th Century Exploration; Fridjof Nansen]

By: Stables, Gordon

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London and New York:, Blackie and Son Limited / Charles Scribner's,: c1890.

Seller ID: 008082


The author is himself an old Arctic voyager and has thus made excellent use of all available material in describing a journey across Greenland and a successful voyage to the back of the North Pole Besides this wonderful sea yarn there are accounts of deer hunting in Norway sealing in the Arctic Seas bear stalking on the ice floes and walking on snowshoes in the north of Scotland. The story is based on the recent exploits of Fridjof Nansen.Bound in publisher’s illustrated green cloth. All edges stained green. Bindings very tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. With occasi... View more info

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The Wily O'Reilly: Irish Country Stories
[Ireland] [Folktales]

By: Taylor, Patrick

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Forge Books,: 2014

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008395

ISBN: 0765338386


"Readers unfamiliar with the good doctor’s personal antics and medical adventures will be delighted to make his acquaintance, and old friends will settle in for a comfortable visit."?Booklist. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve.8vo, 335 pages with a glossary. View more info

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Fia Fia A Novel of the South Pacific.

By: Ullman, James Ramsey.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Cleveland and New York:, World Publishing Company,: 1962

Edition: First Edition - First Printing.

Seller ID: 004191

Condition: Very Good


Pale green cloth covered boards with titles and decorations in two colors. Bindings tight and square, text clean. Some toning and age spotting in text. Dust jacket designed by Leo Manso has the price of $4,95 In a protective Mylar sleeve. Toned with moderated wear to flap edges and corners. View more info

Image for <b>The Perilous Adventures of Quintin Harewood and His Brother Brian: in Asia, Africa, and America  </b>

The Perilous Adventures of Quintin Harewood and His Brother Brian: in Asia, Africa, and America

By: [Author Unknown] [Old Humphrey - George Mogridge]

Price: $245.00

Publisher: Boston, C.S. Francis & Co.: 1847

Seller ID: 009662

Condition: Very Good


George Mogridge ("Old Humphrey") (1787 - 1854) was a prolific 19th century writer, poet and author of children's books and religious tracts. He is chiefly known by his pseudonym of 'Old Humphrey', under which name he published 46 works, but also used the pen-names 'Jeremy Jaunt', 'Ephraim Holding', 'Peter Parley' and 'Old Father Thames'. He wrote approximately 200 published works, many of which are still in publication today, and at the time of his death it was estimated that over 15 million copies of his writings were in circulation. Olive green publisher's cloth; blind-stamped... View more info

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The Mountain Lake Sanctuary and Singing Tower near Lake Wales Florida

By: [Author Unnamed]

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Portland and Tampa: , Hartman Card CO., : 1931

Seller ID: 009153


Black and green stiff beige paper stapled; oval die-cut window. 42 unnumbered pages. A lovely 'Viewbook" from the 1930 - 1931 season. Illustrated with green and black halftones; includes: Bok Memorial & Singing Tower, Entrance, Lake, Sundial, Gate Edward W. Bok fireplace, Anton Brees at keyboard, Masonry Work, Spiral Staircase, Bell Carillon, Flamingos, Window, Palms.....each with accompanying text. Carefully handled no flaws to note Uncommon only two copies located in OCLC [68045586] View more info

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...Door Way

By: [Wisconsin] Blei, Norbert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Granite Falls, Minnesota: U.S.A., Ellis Press,: 1981.

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 003265

ISBN: 0933180225


No flaws to unread book. Beautiful wrap-around dust jacket has a hint of handling wear. Now in a protective Mylar sleeve.Weaving a tapestry of lives and landscapes, past and present, earth and water, Norbert Blei celebrates the unique heritage of Door County, Wisconsin, a spectacular peninsula reaching into Lake Michigan. Blei ponders the balance of nature in a place where locals, tourists, and developers vie with the native flora and fauna of forests and lakeshore. View more info