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Discovery  The Story of The Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition, Byrd, Richard Evelyn (with an introduction by A. Swanson)
1 Byrd, Richard Evelyn (with an introduction by A. Swanson) Discovery The Story of The Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1935 1st Trade Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a faint previous owner's price on the front endpaper. The dust jacket is clean and bright, but does have edge wear, small tears and beginning chipping, along with some light toning, especially to the spine and spine joints." 
Price: 60.00 USD
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With Memsaab On Safari, Johnson, Clive W.
2 Johnson, Clive W. With Memsaab On Safari
Los Angeles, CA Clive W. Johnson 1956 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine Signed by Author
B&W Illustrations; Signed edition. (signed and numbered edition. This is copy #218). The book is in Near Fine condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. This copy has been signed on the limitation page. The text pages are clean and bright. "For over twenty-five years I had dreamed of a hunting trip to East Africa. I had read all available literature on African hunting, and although somewhat allergic to them, I had even allowed myself to be dragged off to an occasional movie if the publicity indicated that it had any connection with Africa." ; Signed by Author 
Price: 125.00 USD
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3 Marston, Jay UGANDA, LAND OF SOMETHING NEW Equatorial African Ara Reveals Snow-Crowned Peaks, Crater Lakes, Jungle-Story Beasts, Human Giants, and Forest Pygmies
Washington D. C. National Geographic Society 1937 Magazine Near Fine 
B&W Photographs; This is a DISBOUND article from National Geographic Magazine. This is the actual article, not a photocopy. Text pages are clean, bright and without chips, tears, discoloration or wear. The article consists of twenty-two double-sided text pages with twenty-two black and white photographs and one black and white map. The author, Jay Marston, writes about his experience in Equatorial Africa and the area around Uganda. References are made to Salt Mining, The King of Toro, Pygmies, the Ituru Forest, His Highness Sir Daudi Chwa Watussi, and others. Photographs are by A. T. Schofield, Sir Bernard Bourdillon, Alice Schalek, and, E. Gladwin. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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POLAR DREAM The Heroic Saga of the First Solo Journey by a Woman and her Dog to the Pole, Thayer, Helen
4 Thayer, Helen POLAR DREAM The Heroic Saga of the First Solo Journey by a Woman and her Dog to the Pole
New york Simon & Schuster 1993 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Color Photographs; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket This copy has been inscribed by the author: "To Barbara / Best wishes / Helen Thayer / & Charlie" (with a paw print signature (ink stamp) of Charlie as well. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's clear address label on the front endpaper. There is some lightly ground-in dirt to the top edge of the text block along with one small spot of dirt. The dust jacket has some beginning edge wear to the spine ends and corners. "Seldom has there been a story as enthralling or inspiring as Polar Dream - the real life adventure of Helen Thayer's courageous journey to the magnetic North Pole. In 1988 - at the age of 50 - Helen Thayer became the first woman to ski solo to the Pole, her only companion a big, black husky she'd named Charlie. Polar Dream is the vivid first-person account of this grueling 27-day odyssey, during which Helen and Charlie trekked 345 miles through the desolation and dangers of the Arctic." ; Signed by Author 
Price: 45.00 USD
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