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Passing through the Garden: Lewis and Clark and the Image of the American Northwest

By: Allen, John Logan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of Illinois Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288348

ISBN: 0252003977

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Two one-inch tears to top edge of rear jacket panel, jacket edges rubbed with small chips and small tears. 1975 Large Hardcover. xxvi, 412 pp. The broad scope of exploration in the American Northwest from 1673 to 1810 is covered in Allen's intriguing examination of the evolving geographical images that grew out of exploration from Marquette's time on--especially the images of the passage and the garden. Because these images played a major role in the expedition of Lewis and Clark--who finally altered them and gave Americans more realistic images of the Northwest--Allen focuses o... View more info

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The Lost Vikings

By: Bechdolt, Jack

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261511

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, corners lightly bumped, ink note on front endpaper, pages faintly toned. 1931 Hard Cover. x, 267 pp. Features juveniles who discover a Lost Race of Vikings in Alaska. John Ernest Bechdolt (1884–1954) was an American short story writer, novelist and journalist. He wrote under the name Jack Bechdolt as well as his full name. He worked for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer from 1909 to 1916, after which he moved to New York, where he worked for Munsey Publications for a year before freelancing. His first novel, The Torch, was serialized in the magazine Argosy in 1920. Sev... View more info

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High Exposure: An Enduring Passion for Everest and Unforgiving Places

By: Breashears, David; Krakauer, Jon

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269164

ISBN: 0684853612

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket very faintly toned. 1999 Hard Cover. 319 pp. Foreword by John Krakauer, author of Into Thin Air. An IMAX cinematographer and mountaineer describes his participation in an expedition to Everest during the deadly 1996 season, detailing the creation of his IMAX film Everest and the dramatic impact on his life of his experiences in the face of disaster. View more info

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Tom Brown's Field Guide to Wilderness Survival

By: Brown, Tom

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Berkley: 1987

Seller ID: 2282544

ISBN: 0425105725

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed. 1987 Trade Paperback. Here, in one essential volume, are the basics of wilderness survival. The most ancient and important skills, preserved for generations, are presented in a simple, easy-to-use format with clear illustrations and instructions. A complete must-have companion to the great outdoors. View more info

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Sportsmen's Encyclopedia

By: Bruette, William A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Forest and Stream Publishing Co.: 1923

Seller ID: 2203179

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's name (Addison P. Wilbur) stamped in gilt on front board. Minor loss from spine foot, page ridge lightly foxed. 1923 Hard Cover. 105, 41, 23, 71, 56, 23 pp. A collection of writings on sporting, compiled by the editor of Forest and Stream, a periodical focusing on outdoorsmanship. Forest and Stream was first printed in 1873 and continued publication through 1930, featuring writings by Nessmuk (George W. Sears) popularizing canoeing, advocating for conservation, and contributing to the foundation of the National Audubon Society and the national park system. Includes separately p... View more info

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Ulendo: Travels of a Naturalist In and Out of Africa

By: Carr, Archie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: University Press of Florida: 1993

Seller ID: 1919204

Condition: Good


Spine creased. 1993 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 326 pp. In the timeless voice of a classic, Ulendo speaks to readers today with even more force and elegance than it did on its first publication in 1954. Written by Florida's preeminent nature writer, this memoir describes the African journey--the ulendo, as they say in Malawi--of Archie Carr, who spent several summers in Africa on official business to study animal-borne diseases and sea turtle habitats. His secret aim, he wrote, was to see my dream of Africa unfold. Revealed here in images of pythons, fly spou... View more info

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Man-Eaters of Kumaon

By: Corbett, Jim; Hallett, Maurice; Lord Linlithgow

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1946

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 2261075

Condition: Very Good


First American edition. Lacks jacket. 1946 Hard Cover. xix, 235 pp. 8vo. Introduction by Sir Maurice Hallett, preface by Lord Linlithgow. Black-and-white photographs, map of man-eater territory in the Kumaon Division of the United Provinces on endpapers. Jim Corbett's own story of his experiences with the man-eating tigers of Kumaon. To the excitement of the chase and the kill, which Lieutenant-Colonel Corbett imparts in a simple and direct but vivid and dramatic style, is added a picture of jungle life that is rare in the history of literature of this kind. His love of nature, his knowledge o... View more info

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Man-Eaters of Kumaon

By: Corbett, Jim; Hallett, Maurice; Lord Linlithgow

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1946

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2265407

Condition: Good


6th printing. Lacks jacket. Boards lightly soiled, ink name and date on front endpaper. 1946 Hard Cover. xix, 235 pp. 8vo. Introduction by Sir Maurice Hallett, preface by Lord Linlithgow. Black-and-white photographs, map of man-eater territory in the Kumaon Division of the United Provinces on endpapers. Jim Corbett's own story of his experiences with the man-eating tigers of Kumaon. To the excitement of the chase and the kill, which Lieutenant-Colonel Corbett imparts in a simple and direct but vivid and dramatic style, is added a picture of jungle life that is rare in the history of literature... View more info

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Tenzing: Hero of Everest, A Biography of Tenzing Norgay

By: Douglas, Ed; Morris, Jan

Price: $9.00

Publisher: National Geographic: 2004

Seller ID: 2269158

ISBN: 0792265572

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2004 Trade Paperback. xix, 299 pp. A portrait in observance of the first Everest ascent's fiftieth anniversary follows the life of Tibetan-born Sherpa Tenzing Norgay, from his life as an illiterate yak herder to his relationship with Sir Edmund Hillary and his accomplishments as a mountaineer. View more info

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Chronicles of an African Trip

By: Eastman, George

Price: $30.00

Publisher: John P. Smith Company, Inc.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201377

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lightly rubbed and toned, faint stain on front flyleaf. 1927 Hard Cover. 87 pp., plus numerous unpaginated full-page photographs. Original beige cloth spine over paper covered boards, paper title label. The following letters chronicle the adventures of a party -- consisting of Daniel E. Pomeroy, of New York, Dr. Audley D. Stewart, of Rochester, and the writer -- which left New York on the 13th of March, 1926. Stewart and Eastman returned to Rochester on the 24th of October, 1926. George Eastman (July 12, 1854 - March 14, 1932) founded the Eastman Kodak Company and invented roll ... View more info

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Chronicles of an African Trip

By: Eastman, George

Price: $30.00

Publisher: John P. Smith Company, Inc.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201378

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1927 Hard Cover. 87 pp., plus numerous unpaginated full-page photographs. Original beige cloth spine over paper covered boards, paper title label. The following letters chronicle the adventures of a party -- consisting of Daniel E. Pomeroy, of New York, Dr. Audley D. Stewart, of Rochester, and the writer -- which left New York on the 13th of March, 1926. Stewart and Eastman returned to Rochester on the 24th of October, 1926. George Eastman (July 12, 1854 - March 14, 1932) founded the Eastman Kodak Company and invented roll film, helping to bring photography to the mainstream. Th... View more info

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Chronicles of an African Trip

By: Eastman, George

Price: $30.00

Publisher: John P. Smith Company, Inc.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2275481

Condition: Very Good


Related articles laid in, small spot on rear board. 1927 Hard Cover. 87 pp., plus numerous unpaginated full-page photographs. Original beige cloth spine over paper covered boards, paper title label. The following letters chronicle the adventures of a party -- consisting of Daniel E. Pomeroy, of New York, Dr. Audley D. Stewart, of Rochester, and the writer -- which left New York on the 13th of March, 1926. Stewart and Eastman returned to Rochester on the 24th of October, 1926. George Eastman (July 12, 1854 - March 14, 1932) founded the Eastman Kodak Company and invented roll film, helping to br... View more info

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Chronicles of a Second African Trip

By: Eastman, George; Cameron, Kenneth M.; Mandala, Elias

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Friends of the University of Rochester Libraries: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201442

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Includes publisher's slipcase. 1987 Hard Cover. xxv, 89 pp. A follow-up volume to Eastman's popular account of an African safari, compiled from a collection of letters related to his second trip to Africa in 1928. Foreword by Elias Mandala, introduction by Kenneth M. Cameron. Illustrated with photographs by Eastman and fellow adventurer Martin Johnson. George Eastman (July 12, 1854 - March 14, 1932) founded the Eastman Kodak Company and invented roll film, helping to bring photography to the mainstream. The roll film was also the basis for the invention of the motion picture fil... View more info

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Chronicles of a Second African Trip

By: Eastman, George; Cameron, Kenneth M.; Mandala, Elias

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Friends of the University of Rochester Libraries: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203611

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Includes publisher's slipcase. University of Rochester bookplate on front flyleaf reads 'In Celebration of Janis F. and James S. Gleason upon Receiving the Outstanding Philanthropist Award, National Philanthropy Day, November 18, 2003'. 1987 Hard Cover. xxv, 89 pp. A follow-up volume to Eastman's popular account of an African safari, compiled from a collection of letters related to his second trip to Africa in 1928. Foreword by Elias Mandala, introduction by Kenneth M. Cameron. Illustrated with photographs by Eastman and fellow adventurer Martin Johnson. George Eastman (July 12,... View more info

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Chronicles of a Second African Trip

By: Eastman, George; Cameron, Kenneth M.; Mandala, Elias

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Friends of the University of Rochester Libraries: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2278774

ISBN: 0961082410

Condition: Near Fine


1987 Hard Cover. xxv, [1], 89, [5] pp. 8vo. A follow-up volume to Eastman's popular account of an African safari, compiled from a collection of letters related to his second trip to Africa in 1928. Foreword by Elias Mandala, introduction by Kenneth M. Cameron. Illustrated with photographs by Eastman and fellow adventurer Martin Johnson. George Eastman (July 12, 1854 - March 14, 1932) founded the Eastman Kodak Company and invented roll film, helping to bring photography to the mainstream. The roll film was also the basis for the invention of the motion picture film in 1888 by world's first film... View more info

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The Future of Ice: A Journey Into Cold

By: Ehrlich, Gretel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281690

ISBN: 037542251X

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 200 pp. This book is written out of Gretel Ehrlich’s love for winter—for remote and cold places, and the ways in which winter frees our imagination and invigorates our feet, mind, and soul—and out of the fear that our “democracy of gratification” has irreparably altered the climate. In The Future of Ice, Ehrlich travels to extreme points—from Tierra del Fuego in the south to Spitsbergen, east of Greenland, at the very top of the world—in her quest t... View more info

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Islands, the Universe, Home

By: Ehrlich, Gretel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Viking: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2281692

ISBN: 0670821616

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 196 pp. A collection of poetic essays explores the realms of nature, astronomy, and the sanction of the mind found in the prairies and mountains of Wyoming. View more info

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Doggin' the Finger Lakes: The 50 Best Places to Hike with Your Dog

By: Gelbert, Doug

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Cruden Bay Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2293103

ISBN: 0979707439

Condition: Near Fine


First edition - a paperback original. 2007 Trade Paperback. 123, [3] pp. Have you ever considered how far you walk with your dog? If you walk just 20 minutes a day, you will have walked far enough in your dog's lifetime to cross the United States! With all that walking ahead for you and your dog, aren't you ready for a new place to take a hike? The Finger Lakes can be a great place to hike with your dog. Within a short drive you can be scaling mountains that leave your dog panting, exploring impossibly scenic gorges that will set tails to wagging or trotting along glacial lakes for hours. Dogg... View more info

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Strolls by Starlight and Sunshine

By: Gibson, W. [William] Hamilton

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1891

Seller ID: 2266382

Condition: Very Good


1891 printing. 194, [2] pp. Olive cloth, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt. Illustrations and decorative headers, footers, and margins by the author. A celebration of nature by the American naturalist, detailing walks the author has taken outdoors. Includes: A Midnight Ramble; Night Witchery; Bird Notes; Bird Cradles; Prehistoric Botanists; The Wild Garden; Index. View more info

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Girl Scout Handbook

By: Girls Scouts, Incorporated

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Girl Scouts, Incorporated: 1938

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2261508

Condition: Good


4th printing of new edition first issued in 1933. No jacket, spine lightly toned and slightly cocked, stain on rear board, ink name on front endpaper. 1938 Hard Cover. 575 pp. CONTENTS: Famous Trail Makers; What is Girl Scouting; The Tenderfoot Girl Scout; The Second Class Girl Scout; The First Class Girl Scout; Proficiency Badges and Special Awards; Hiking and Camping; Swimming and Life Saving; The Girl Scout Homemaker; Taking Care of Younger Children; Home Nursing for Girl Scouts; Citizenship; Handicraft; Camp Fire Programs; Girl Scouts Around the World. View more info

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Gray's School and Field Book of Botany, Consisting of 'Lessons in Botany,' and 'Field, Forest, and Garden Botany,' Bound in One Volume

By: Gray, Asa

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor & Co.: 1868

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2290969

Condition: Very Good


First one-volume edition. 1 inch tear to cloth along spine base, boards lightly soiled, ink stamp on front endpaper. 1868 Hard Cover. xii, 236, 386, [8] pp. Two books bound in one volume -- includes Gray's Lessons in Botany and Vegetable Physiology, Illustrated by Over 360 Wood Engravings from Original Drawings by Isaac Sprague, to Which is Added a Copious Glossary, or Dictionary of Botanical Terms & Field, Forest, and Garden Botany, A Simple Introduction to the Common Plants of the United States East of the Mississippi, Both Wild and Cultivated. Original dark green cloth, gilt titles, marbled... View more info

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Near Death in the Arctic: True Stories of Disaster and Survival (Vintage Departures)

By: Kuhne, Cecil

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Vintage: 2009

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2273762

ISBN: 0307279375

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Ink name on front flyleaf, pages very faintly toned. 2009 Trade Paperback. xxi, 453 pp. “The fine snow choked his eyes, ears, and throat, and he did not hear his own smothered death cry. Down in cold blackness, 150 feet down, his falling body smashed into a projecting ledge of ironclad ice. With the shattered remains of his sledge, with the doomed dogs, Belgrave Ninnis plunged deeper and deeper into the abyss.” —Lennard Bickel's Mawson's Will. In Near Death in the Arctic, editor Cecil Kuhne gathers astonishing tales of man versus nature, all set against the bleakly beauti... View more info

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The Madman of Mount Everest (A Barry Ross International Mystery)

By: Livesay, Ann

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Silver River Books: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2269171

ISBN: 0966281721

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A paperback original. Faint smudge to top page ridge. 2000 Trade Paperback. 296 pp. A madman, convinced that Buddhism is a heathen religion, sets out to destroy the sanctity of the religion and its most visited sites. Murders at a monastery at the foot of Mount Everest and at the largest Buddhist stupa in Indonesia scare tourists away from these inspiring sites. International investigator Barry Ross is on the case, following the murderer through the Himalayas. This fast-paced mystery allows an in-depth look at Indonesian arts, Nepalese customs, and Buddhism, with the morning mis... View more info

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Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa; Including a Sketch of Sixteen Years' Residence in the Interior of Africa, and a Journey from the Cape of Good Hope to Loanda on the West Coast, Thence Across the Continent, Down the River Zambesi, to the Eastern Ocean.

By: Livingstone, David

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York: Harper & Brothers: 1858

Seller ID: 2020907

Condition: Very Good


All maps and engravings included. Minor loss from spine head, ink owner stamp on front endpaper, front & end matter a bit foxed. 1858 Hard Cover. xxiv, 732 pp. 4-page terminal publisher ad. 8vo. Original brown blind-stamped boards, gilt titles, two fold-out map follows text, single fold-out map in text, engravings throughout text (including a tsetse fly on the title page, included because Livingstone discovered it, and linked it to the spread of disease in cattle). One of a number of 1858 printings of this work. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Doctor David Livingstone (19 March 1813–1 May 1873) was a Scot... View more info

Image for Indian Wars and Famous Frontiersmen: The Thrilling Story of Pioneer Life in America, Exciting Experiences with the Indians While Pushing Back the Wilderness, Embracing the Principle Episodes in the Struggle of the White Race with the Red Men for the Possession of the New World. A True and Vivid Account of the Dark Captivities and the Unconquerable Courage of the Men and Women Who Wrested the American Forests from the Aborigines and Gave Them to the Plow and the Sickle

Indian Wars and Famous Frontiersmen: The Thrilling Story of Pioneer Life in America, Exciting Experiences with the Indians While Pushing Back the Wilderness, Embracing the Principle Episodes in the Struggle of the White Race with the Red Men for the Possession of the New World. A True and Vivid Account of the Dark Captivities and the Unconquerable Courage of the Men and Women Who Wrested the American Forests from the Aborigines and Gave Them to the Plow and the Sickle

By: Mason, Augustus Lynch; Ridpath, John Clark

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Montgomery Ward & Co.: 1904

Seller ID: 2282989

Condition: Good


Spine starting to split along rear joint, corners rubbed, faint stain along edges of pages. 1904 Hard Cover. 686 pp. Profusely illustrated with rare and thrilling pictures, the original engravings and reproductions of choice photographs combine to make it a beautifully illustrated work. The Thrilling Story of Pioneer Life in America, Exciting Experiences with the Indians While Pushing Back the Wilderness, Embracing the Principle Episodes in the Struggle of the White Race with the Red Men for the Possession of the New World. A True and Vivid Account of the Dark Captivities and the Unconquerable... View more info

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The Snow Leopard: The Astonishing Spiritual Odyssey of a Man in Search of Himself

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1979

Seller ID: 2207949

Condition: Good


Spine creased, pages lightly toned. 1979 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 350 pp. One September, the writer and explorer Peter Matthiessen set out with field biologist George Schaller to journey 250 miles through the Himalayas to the Crystal Mountain on the Tibetan plateau. They wanted to study the wild blue sheep, the bharal, but also hoped to see the snow leopard, a creature so rarely spotted as to be nearly mythical. The Snow Leopard is not only an exquisite book of natural history but an extraordinary account of an inner journey ; a 'true pilgrimage, a j... View more info

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Three Boy Scouts in Africa: On Safari with Martin Johnson - School Edition

By: Oliver, Robert Dick; Martin, David R.; Oliver, Douglas L.; Bocquin, Clare B.; West, James E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons / The Knickerbocker Press: 1929

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281657

Condition: Near Fine


School edition. Owner bookplate remnant on front endpaper, spine a bit faded. 1929 Hard Cover. 215, [1] pp. 8vo. A school edition of the account of an African safari with popular adventurer and author Martin Johnson. Black-and-white photographs throughout. Edited, with an introduction, by Clare B. Bocquin of the Lincoln School of Teachers College in New York, with a preface by Chief Scout Executive James E. West. View more info

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Outdoorsman's Handbook

By: Ormond, Clyde

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Outdoor Life / E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1976

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 2198795

Condition: Very Good


7th printing. Pages lightly foxed. Jacket lightly toned, jacket edges lightly rubbed. 1976 Hard Cover. xli, 336 pp. Edited by Henry Gross. Illustrated by Nicholas Amorosi. The tips, techniques, and projects in this book will teach the reader to use his head and his hands in the woods, to adapt to the outdoors and derive from it the necessities of life, and to use the simplest man-made products as aids in meeting its challenges. The book is divided into eight parts: Hunting How-To; Fishing How-To; Camping How-To; Cooking How-To; Hiking and Backpacking How-To; Photography How-To; Horses and Hors... View more info

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Cranberry Portage: Gamblers and Bush Pilots, Love and Survival, in a Frontier Town - A Personal Account

By: Paterson, Ruth & Jack

Price: $9.00

Publisher: McClelland and Stewart Limited: 1970

Seller ID: 1951496

Condition: Very Good


Includes original jacket. Top page ridge lightly foxed, jacket edges lightly rubbed.Very Good. 1970 Hard Cover. 171 pp. 8vo. Ruth and Jack Peterson's personal account of life in the Canadian North, which bore a certain resemblance to the early American West, with gold prospectors, bootleggers, gamblers and railroad men all common fixtures of the community. View more info

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The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook

By: Piven, Joshua; Borgenicht, David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 1999

Seller ID: 2287324

ISBN: 0811825558

Condition: Very Good


Front wrapper faintly creased, a few smudges to page ridges. 1999 Trade Paperback. 176 pp. Danger! It lurks at every corner. Volcanoes. Sharks. Quicksand. Terrorists. The pilot of the plane blacks out and it's up to you to land the jet. What do you do? The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook is here to help: jam-packed with how-to, hands-on, step-by-step, illustrated instructions on everything you need to know FAST-from detecting a bomb to delivering a baby in the back of a cab. Providing frightening and funny real information in the best-selling tradition of the Paranoid's Pocket Guide and ... View more info