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New Worlds to Conquer: First Edition

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1926299

Condition: Very Good


Bobbs-Merrill first edition (not to be confused with the numerous reissues by various publishers). Lacks jacket. Photo pages and facing pages foxed, page ridge faintly foxed. 1929 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 368 pp. 9 1/4 x 6 1/2. Original dark olive cloth, gilt titles, Map of author's route on endpapers. A memoir of adventures in South America in the 1920s, illustrated with black & white photographs. CONTENTS: Prologue: The New World; The Conquest of Mexico; Popo and Papa; Popo's Surrender; The Well of Death; High-Diving; The Land Where the Corals Lie; The Filibu... View more info

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The Flying Carpet

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City Publishing Co., Inc.: 1932

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2178428

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Lightly rubbed, minor ripple to cloth of front board, ink gift note on verso of front endpaper. 1932 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 352 pp. 8vo. Original black cloth, silver titles. Map illustrated endpapers. Halliburton's account of his travels in Timbuktu, Morocco, and Jerusalem with Moye Stephens, Jr., named after the airplane in which they took place. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Richard Halliburton (9 January 1900 – presumed dead after 24 March 1939) was an American traveler, adventurer, and author. Best known today for having swum the length of the Panama Canal... View more info

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The Glorious Adventure (Star Book)

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City Publishing Company: 1927

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2207561

Condition: Very Good


Very good. Jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1927 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 354 pp. It was perhaps inevitable that Richard Halliburton, the romantic, imaginative wanderer, would follow in the footsteps of another legendary traveler--Odysseus. Halliburton's second book recounts his journey through the Mediterranean in the shadow of his mythical hero. In Greece, Halliburton charged Mount Olympus in order to visit the gods that dwelled there; he swam the Hellespont as Byron had before him and journeyed on to Troy, where Odysseus's long adventure began. Sailing to Stromb... View more info

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The Glorious Adventure (A Star Book)

By: Halliburton, Richard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Garden City Publishing Company: 1927

Edition: Reissue

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2263027

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Signed without inscription by author on front endpaper. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, jacket edges rubbed. 1927 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 354 pp. 8vo. It was perhaps inevitable that Richard Halliburton, the romantic, imaginative wanderer, would follow in the footsteps of another legendary traveler--Odysseus. Halliburton's second book recounts his journey through the Mediterranean in the shadow of his mythical hero. In Greece, Halliburton charged Mount Olympus in order to visit the gods that dwelled there; he swam the Hellespont as Byron had before ... View more info