Crabtree's Collection Old Books: Adventure
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Adams, Lieut. Harry, U.S.N.,
Beyond the Barrier with Byrd.
NY, Goldsmith, (1932). G. Copy of letter from Byrd ft endpaper .Green binding penguin pictorial, tanning toward page edges, hinges cracked. Spine tanned. Author Adams was awarded a medal for his help in Byrd's expedition.
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Book number: BOOKS050455I
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Bechdel, Les & Slim Ray,
River Rescue.
Boston, MA, Appalachian Mountain Club, (1985). VG PB. An indispensable aid for anyone who spends time on the river, essential for all rescue professionals. Every aspect of white. water rescue as well as self rescue.
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Book number: BOOKS031743I
USD 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 7.5 | £UK 6.5 | JP 1239]
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Boeri, David,
People of the Ice Whale: eskimos, white men and the whale.
NY, Harvest, (1983). 1st PB ptg. G PB. Survival of the bowhead whale and the continuation of the Eskimos' centuries-old hunt in the Bering Strait and Beauford. Sea became opposite poles of a conflict that drew Boeri to the remote St. Lawrence Island Village of Gambell and the North Slope boomtown of Barrow in Alaska. Corner creases.
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Book number: BOOKS044426I
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Expedition, foreword by Jon Krakauer,
High Exposure: an enduring passion for Everest and unforgiving places.
NY, Simon & Schuster, (1999). 1st ptg. VG in VG DJ. An uncommonly intrepid filmmaker who brought back spectacular IMAX footage from the top of Mt. Everest, made the documentary. Red Flag over Tibet about Chinese occupation of the Buddhist homeland for PBS' frontline, the guerrilla cinematographer who smuggled a 35mm Arriflex into Tibet to film scenes for the big budget epic Seven Years in Tibet, his authorship of a little-known climbing route, Perilous Journey, which rises in the foothills outside Boulder, Colorado.
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Book number: BOOKS052445I
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.25 | £UK 11.25 | JP 2168]
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Hass, Manta, translataed from German by James Cleugh,
Manta: under the Red Sea with spear and camera.
Chicago, Rand McNally, (1953). 2nd ptg. VG in VG DJ. Hass' first meeting with Manta birostris, a ray shaped like an enormous bat up to 22 feet from fin to fin & 6,000 pounds. DJ price clipped, few page tops have paperclip marks.
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Book number: BOOKS041667I
USD 32.00 [Appr.: EURO 30 | £UK 25.75 | JP 4956]
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Hillary, foreword by H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh,
Conquest of Everest.
NY, Dutton, 1954. 3rd ptg. VG in G DJ. Lead of the British expedition Hunt gives the deeply moving story of that great undertaking. DJ edge split at spine,. chunks missing at edges.
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Book number: BOOKS050040I
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Hirsch, Phil, edited by,
Survival.
NY, Pyramid, (1969). VG PB. 12 unbelievably thrilling sagas of men pushed to the brink of endurance first-accounts by men who have survived the impossible. Sl edge wear.
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Book number: BOOKS046061I
USD 7.00 [Appr.: EURO 6.75 | £UK 5.75 | JP 1084]
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Jermanok, Stephen,
Adventure Guide to New England.
NY, Outside Magazine/Macmillan, (1996). VG lg sz PB. Author knows New England the best, his boyhood stomping grounds.
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Book number: BOOKS054818I
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Kennedy, Pagan,
Black Livingstone: a true tale of adventure in the 19th century Congo.
NY, Viking, (2002). 1st ptg. VG in VG DJ. The Belgian Congo of the 19th century was the world of Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness and a brutal time in African history. European countries were slaughtering the Congolese to harvest the rubber needed for telegraph and electrical cables. William Sheppard was there to record the atrocities and to help pioneer a worldwide civil rights movement on behalf of the Congolese people.
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Book number: BOOKS050561I
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King, Peter, edited by, foreword by Beryl Bainbridge,
Scott's Last Journey.
NY, HarperCollins, (1999). 1st ptg. VG in VG DJ. King's re-examines Scott's exploits, setting his own account against modern studies of the Polar Race and lets readers make. their own judgments. Suitable for gift giving.
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Book number: BOOKS048596I
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 | £UK 9.75 | JP 1859]
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Michel, Scott,
Journey into Limbo: a novel of intimate adventure.
NY, Liveright Pub, (1962). VG in G DJ. How a man and woman on the same voyage and only surivors of 1,667 passengers and crew recovered from the Sea Queen,. a leading psychiatrist and a well known prostitute survived. DJ edge wear.
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Book number: BOOKS055422I
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 32.75 | £UK 28.25 | JP 5421]
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Montgomery, Sy,
Spell of the Tiger: the man-eaters of Sundarbans.
Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1995. 1st prntg. G Hardback in VG dj. With the predatory relatioinship between India Bay'a Bengal tigers and the native of Sundarbans, a study notes how the. tigers are worshipped by the people there and reconts the many legends that associate the tigers with supernatural qualities. Small stain on facing pages 117 & 119, some underlining.
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Book number: BOOKS056280I
USD 76.00 [Appr.: EURO 71.25 | £UK 61.25 | JP 11771]
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Nansen, Fridtjof,
Pa Ski Over Gronland (in Norwegian).
Oslo, Norway, H. Aschehong & Co., (1928). G. Marbled boards, black spine, gilt lettering and decoration on spine. heavy edge wear, scrape at top right corner of cover. Nansen's crossing of Greenland which yielded information on its climate and geography, especially it's east coast.
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Book number: BOOKS050422I
USD 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 70.25 | £UK 60.25 | JP 11616]
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Roberts, Alison Anderson translator,
In the Land of White Death: an epic story of survival in the Siberian Arctic.
NY, Modern Library, (2000). 1st ptg thus. VG in VG DJ. In 1912 Russian navigator Albanov embarked i search of new Arctic hunting grounds. His ship Saint Anna was frozen fast in. pack ice in the treacherous Kara Sea. For almost 1-1/2 years the 25 men and one woman endured terrible hardships & danger. First published in 1917, here translated into English for the first time. Gift quality.
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Book number: BOOKS036171I
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Shackleton, Sir Ernest, introduction by Lord Hunt,
South: the story of Shackleton's last expedition 1914-17.
London, Century, (1983). Reprint. VG PB.
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Book number: BOOKS041467I
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 | £UK 8.25 | JP 1549]
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