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The History of the Lives and Bloody Exploits of the Most Noted Pirates: Their Trials and Executions, Including a Correct Account of the Late Piracies Committed in the West Indies and the Expedition of Commodore Porter, Also Those Committed on the Brig Mexican, Who Were Tried and Executed at Boston, in 1835

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The Lyons Press: 2004

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2284759

ISBN: 1592283241

Condition: Near Fine


Third printing. Bottom corner of front wrapper lightly bumped. 2004 Trade Paperback. 295 pp. Prepare yourself for the horror as you enter a world of murderers and thieves armed with swords, knives, and cannons. This book is filled with stories of terror on the high seas. As you turn each page be prepared to be consumed by a society where lying is a way of life and pilfering is a means of survival. These stories depict the lives of history's most noted pirates, from where they grew up, to how they became some of the most nefarious characters to terrorize nations around the world. Every story in... View more info

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A Hilltop on the Marne: Being Letters Written June 3 - September 8, 1914

By: Aldrich, Mildred

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1918

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266164

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, endpapers faintly toned, pencil name on second blank. 1918 Hard Cover. 187 pp. Illustrated with reproductions of photographs. Mildred Aldrich (November 16, 1853[1] – February 19, 1928) was an American journalist and writer. Aldrich moved to Huiry, near Paris, in 1914, only months before the outbreak of the First World War.[2] Her house there overlooked the Marne river valley, and her experiences during the First Battle of the Marne, as detailed in her letters to friends in the U.S., constitute her first book, A Hilltop on the Marne (1915). View more info

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Across Asia on a Bicycle: The Journey of Two American Students from Constantinople to Peking

By: Allen, Thomas Gaskell, Jr.; Sachtleben, William Lewis

Price: $175.00

Publisher: The Century Co.: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288761

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink mark on spine, bookplate remains on front and rear paste-down endpapers, ink note on rear paste-down endpaper. 1894 Hard Cover. xii, 234 pp. Gilt titles on spine and on front board, top page ridge gilt. Deckled edges. Published during the Golden Age of Bicycles, with photographs showing cycle designs only recently invented. Describes a three year journey of over 15,000 miles. View more info

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Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson

By: Boswell, James; Pottle, Frederick A.; Bennett, Charles H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288492

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Spine lightly toned, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper. 1936 Hard Cover. xviii, 435 pp. Deckled edge. The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D. is a travel journal by Scotsman James Boswell first published in 1785. In 1773, Boswell enticed his English friend Samuel Johnson to accompany him on a tour through the highlands and western islands of Scotland. Johnson was then in his mid sixties and well known for his literary works and his Dictionary. The two travellers set out from Edinburgh and skirted the eastern and northeastern coasts of Sco... View more info

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Down the Historic Susquehanna: A Summer's Jaunt from Otsego to the Chesapeake

By: Bump, Charles Weathers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: RSG Publishing: 1996

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2289116

ISBN: 1887530037

Condition: Very Good


A few faint smudges on front wrapper. 1996 Soft Cover. 1996 reissue of 1899 original. Describes the author's travels through New York (Cooperstown, Richfield Springs, Afton, Binghamton, Owego), Pennsylvania (Pittstou, Wilkesbarre, Northumberland, Sunbury, Harrisburg, Columbia), and Maryland (Port Deposit, Ilavre-Grace, Watson's Island). View more info

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Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini (Modern Library)

By: Cellini, Benvenuto; Symonds, John Addington

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Modern Library: 1927

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2260192

Condition: Very Good


First thus (Toledano 3.2). Flexible boards. Edges lightly rubbed, front hinge starting. 1927 Hard Cover. 485 pp. The autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini was started in the year 1558 at the age of 58 and ended abruptly just before his last trip to Pisa around the year 1563 when Cellini was approximately 63 years old. The memoirs give a detailed account of his singular career, as well as his loves, hatreds, passions, and delights, written in an energetic, direct, and racy style. They show a great self-regard and self-assertion, sometimes running into extravagances which are impossible to credit. ... View more info

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After the Dance: A Walk through Carnival in Jacmel, Haiti

By: Danticat, Edwidge

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Crown Journeys: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2270843

ISBN: 0609609084

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 2002 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 158 pp. In After the Dance, one of Haiti’s most renowned daughters returns to her homeland, taking readers on a stunning, exquisitely rendered journey beyond the hedonistic surface of Carnival and into its deep heart. Edwidge Danticat had long been scared off from Carnival by a loved one, who spun tales of people dislocating hips from gyrating with too much abandon, losing their voices from singing too loudly, going deaf from the clamor of immense speakers, an... View more info

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Sahara: The Extraordinary History of the World's Largest Desert

By: de Villiers, Marq; Hirtle, Sheila

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Walker & Company: 2002

Seller ID: 2201193

ISBN: 0802776787

Condition: Very Good


General light wear. 2002 Trade Paperback. 326 pp. In the parched and seemingly lifeless heart of the Sahara desert, earthworms find enough moisture to survive. Four major mountain ranges interrupt the flow of dunes and gravel plains, and at certain times waterfalls cascade from their peaks. Even the sand amazes: massive dunes can appear almost overnight, and be gone just as quickly. We think we know the Sahara, the largest and most austere desert on Earth--yet it is full of surprises, as Marq de Villiers reveals in his brilliant and evocative biography of the land and its people. If you travel... View more info

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Caterpillar 19

By: Eshleman, Clayton

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Clayton Eshleman: 1972

Seller ID: 2276957

Condition: Very Good


Spine lightly toned. 1972 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 148 pp. The bulk of this issue is devoted to an Indian travelogue by poet Gary Snyder. Also included are contributions from Robert Kelly, Theodore Enslin, Cesar Vallejo, Thomas Meyer, and Clayton Eshleman. View more info

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A Time to Keep Silence (New York Review Books Classics)

By: Fermor, Patrick Leigh; Armstrong, Karen

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York Review Books: 2007

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2276394

ISBN: 1590172442

Condition: Fine


Fifth printing. A fine copy. 2007 Trade Paperback. xxii, 96 pp. While still a teenager, Patrick Leigh Fermor made his way across Europe, as recounted in his classic memoirs, A Time of Gifts and Between the Woods and the Water. During World War II, he fought with local partisans against the Nazi occupiers of Crete. But in A Time to Keep Silence, Leigh Fermor writes about a more inward journey, describing his several sojourns in some of Europe’s oldest and most venerable monasteries. He stays at the Abbey of St. Wandrille, a great repository of art and learning; at Solesmes, famous for its rev... View more info

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River: One Man's Journey Down the Colorado, Source to Sea

By: Fletcher, Colin

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2284418

ISBN: 0394574214

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Jacket spine head and spine base lightly bumped. Pencil name on front endpaper. 1997 Hard Cover. 400 pp. At age sixty-seven, Colin Fletcher, the guru of backpacking in America, undertook a rigorous six-month raft expedition down the full length of the Colorado River--alone. He needed something to pare the fat off my soul...to make me grateful, again, for being alive. The 1,700 miles between the Colorado's source in Wyoming and its conclusion at Mexico's Gulf of California contain some of the most spectacular vistas on earth, and Fletcher is the ideal guide for the terrain. As hi... View more info

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My Four Years in Germany

By: Gerard, James W. (Watson)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: George H. Doran Company: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286974

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. An excellent copy. 1917 Hard Cover. xvi, 448 pp. Gilt titles. Author born in Geneseo, New York. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: James Watson Gerard Jr. (August 25, 1867 – September 6, 1951) was a United States lawyer and diplomat.[1] The German government asked him to leave the country in January 1917. Diplomatic relations were broken off on February 3, and he left Germany. He was detained for a time because of rumours that the German ambassador in America was being mistreated and German ships had been confiscated. When these rumors were disproved, he was allowed to depart. He re... 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

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Zanzibar Chest: A Story of Life, Love, and Death in Foreign Lands

By: Hartley, Aidan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Riverhead Books: 2004

Seller ID: 2200420

ISBN: 1594480117

Condition: Good


Wrappers rubbed, ink name on front endpaper, pages toned. 2004 Trade Paperback. 479 pp. Hartley, an acclaimed frontline reporter who covered the atrocities of 1990s Africa, embarks on a journey to unlock the mysteries and secrets of his own family's 150-year-colonial legacy in Africa. A beautiful, sometimes harrowing memoir of intrepid young men cut down in their prime, of forbidden love and its fatal consequences, and of family and history. and the collision of cultures over the enduring course of British colonialism in Africa that defined them both.Keywords: ZANZIBAR CHEST A STORY OF LIFE... View more info

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Untrodden Fields of Anthropology (Two Volumes in One)

By: Jacobus, Dr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Falstaff Press, Inc.: 1937

Seller ID: 2289092

Condition: Very Good


Minor loss to spine base, board edges lightly rubbed. 1937 Hard Cover. xl, 401 pp. Two volumes in one. Based on the diaries of his thirty years' practice as a French government army-surgeon and physician in Asia, Oceania, America, Africa, recording his experiences, experiments and discoveries in the sex relations and the racial practices of the arts of love in the sex life of the strange peoples of four continents. View more info

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I Married Adventure: The Life and Adventures of Martin and Osa Johnson

By: Johnson, Osa

Price: $95.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company: 1940

Seller ID: 1805885

Condition: Very Good


Orange cloth spine over boards, not zebra-striped cover. Jacket edges rubbed with minor loss, ink stamp on title page. 1940 Hard Cover. 376 pp. 8 5/8 x 6. 83 illustrations, including photographs featuring George Eastman, founder of Eastman Kodak, American author Jack London, and film star Charlie Chaplin. A documentary travelogue of the adventures of Martin and Osa Johnson, primarily in Africa and the South Seas. View more info

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I Married Adventure: The Life and Adventures of Martin and Osa Johnson

By: Johnson, Osa

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Halcyon House: 1942

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2283932

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Very good hardcover in fair jacket. Ink stamp and sticker removal mark on front endpaper, jacket edges heavily rubbed with several tears and chips, extensive repairs with clear tape (now toned) on jacket reverse. 1942 Hard Cover. 376 pp. 8vo. 9 1/4 x 6 3/8. Original zebra striped cloth. 83 aquatone illustrations, including photographs featuring George Eastman, founder of Eastman Kodak, American author Jack London, and film star Charlie Chaplin. A documentary travelogue of the adventures of Martin and Osa Johnson, primarily in Africa and the South Seas. View more info

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An American in Iceland. An Account of Its Scenery, People, and History. With a Description of Its Millennial Celebration in August, 1874; with Notes on the Orkney, Shetland, and Faroe Islands, and the Great Eruption of 1875

By: Kneeland, Samuel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Worthington Co.: 1888

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2283818

Condition: Very Good


Board corners very lightly bumped, ink gift note on front endpaper, pages lightly toned. 1888 Hard Cover. viii, 326 pp. CONTENTS: The Orkney Islands; The Shetland Islands; The Faroe Islands; Off for Iceland; Celebration at Reykjavik; Physical Characters of Iceland; The Valley of Thingvalla; The Celebration at Thingvalla; Route to the Geysers; In the Valley of the Geyers; The Old Norsemen; The People of Iceland; Political History of Iceland; Discovery of America; Literature of Iceland; Volcanic History of Iceland; Geology and Mineralogy; Icelanders in America; The Future of Iceland; Useful Info... View more info

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The Africans: A Noted Foreign Correspondent's Encounters with Black Africa Today

By: Lamb, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Random House: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202559

ISBN: 039451887X

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Page ridges foxed.Jacket lightly toned. 1982 Hard Cover. xv, 363 pp. During the four years he spent in black Africa as the bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times, David Lamb traveled through almost every country south of the Sahara, logging more than 300,000 miles. He talked to presidents and guerrilla leaders, university professors and witch doctors. He bounced from wars to coups oceans apart, catching midnight flights to little-known countries where supposedly decent people were doing unspeakable things to one another. In the tradition of John Gunther's Inside Africa, The Afri... View more info

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The Travels of Sir John Mandeville (Penguin Classics)

By: Mandeville, John; Moseley, C.W.R.D.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1983

Seller ID: 2269479

ISBN: 0140444351

Condition: Very Good


Minor general wear to wrappers, pages faintly toned. 1983 Trade Paperback. 206 pp. Ostensibly written by an English knight, the Travels purport to relate his experiences in the Holy Land, Egypt, India and China. Mandeville claims to have served in the Great Khan's army, and to have travelled in 'the lands beyond' - countries populated by dog-headed men, cannibals, Amazons and Pygmies. Although Marco Polo's slightly earlier narrative ultimately proved more factually accurate, Mandeville's was widely known, used by Columbus, Leonardo da Vinci and Martin Frobisher, and inspiring writers as divers... View more info

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The Spell of Italy (Illustrated) (The Spell Series)

By: Mason, Caroline Atwater

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Page Company: 1920

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 2286973

Condition: Near Fine


Eighth printing. No jacket. An excellent copy. 1920 Hard Cover. 400 pp. Top page ridge gilt. Includes color frontispiece, fold-out map, photographic plates. CONTENTS: On Lake Como; Map of Italy; Naples from the Ship; Where We Lived in Naples; Statue of Count Cavour, Milan; Giuseppe Mazzini; Statue of Vittorio Emanuele II., Genoa; Giuseppe Garibaldi; Bust of Homer, Museo Nazionale, Naples; Farnese Bull, Museo Nazionale, Naples; Ganymede and the Eagle, Museo Nazionale, Naples; House of the Vettii, Pompeii, - Street in Pompe; Capri; Sorrento; Tasso Before Lenora d'Este, by Kaulbach; Positano; Rav... View more info

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Around the World in 20 Days: The Story of Our History-Making Balloon Flight

By: Piccard, Bertrand; Jones, Brian

Price: $6.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1535305

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes original jacket. Bright copy.Very Good. 1999 Hard Cover. 307 pp. Includes section of color photos. On Monday, March 1st, 1999, adventurers Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones took off in the Breitling Orbiter 3 balloon from Switzerland and landed 20 perilous days and 29,000 miles later in Egypt.Here is their firsthand account of the dangerous and exciting first-ever round-the-world flight in a hot-air balloon.In gripping, nail-biting detail, pilots Piccard and Jones recount the many unexpected challenges and near-disasters they faced, including a harrowing six-and-a-half-d... View more info

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Around the World in 20 Days: The Story of Our History-Making Balloon Flight

By: Piccard, Bertrand; Jones, Brian

Price: $3.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1539518

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Includes original jacket.Very Good. 1999 Hard Cover. 307 pp. Includes section of color photos. On Monday, March 1st, 1999, adventurers Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones took off in the Breitling Orbiter 3 balloon from Switzerland and landed 20 perilous days and 29,000 miles later in Egypt.Here is their firsthand account of the dangerous and exciting first-ever round-the-world flight in a hot-air balloon.In gripping, nail-biting detail, pilots Piccard and Jones recount the many unexpected challenges and near-disasters they faced, including a harrowing six-and-a-half-day trip acros... View more info

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Sicilian Odyssey (National Geographic Directions)

By: Prose, Francine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: National Geographic: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282357

ISBN: 0792265351

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 2003 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 186 pp. A blending of art and cultural criticism, travel writing, and personal narrative, Sicilian Odyssey is Francine Prose's imaginative consideration of the diverse cultural legacies found juxtaposed and entangled on the Mediterranean island of Sicily. She writes of the intensity of Sicily, the commitment to the extreme, where the history is more colorful, the sun hotter, the cooking earthier, the violence more horrific, the carnival more raucous, the politics mor... View more info

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Imagined London: A Tour of the World's Greatest Fictional City (National Geographic Directions)

By: Quindlen, Anna

Price: $35.00

Publisher: National Geographic: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282373

ISBN: 0792265610

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 2004 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 162 pp. Anna Quindlen first visited London from a chair in her suburban Philadelphia home—in one of her beloved childhood mystery novels. She has been back to London countless times since, through the pages of books and in person, and now, in Imagined London, she takes her own readers on a tour of this greatest of literary cities. While New York, Paris, and Dublin are also vividly portrayed in fiction, it is London, Quindlen argues, that has always been the st... View more info

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The Golden Oriole: A 200-Year History of an English Family in India

By: Trevelyan, Raleight

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Viking: 1987

Seller ID: 2200979

Condition: Good


Pages lightly foxed, spine slightly cocked.Jacket toned. 1987 Hard Cover. xiii, 536 pp. Includes black-and-white maps, family trees, and illustrations. Raleigh Trevelyan's great longing was always to return to the place he had remembered best, Gilgit, on the borders of Sinkiang and the USSR. Could any place have been so beautiful? Could he ever have been so happy? For eight months of the year what had seemed like Shangri-La had been cut off from the world by snow. Summer was spent in a 'hut' at Gulmarg with a vast view over the Vale of Kashmir. As for his birthplace, he was determined to revis... View more info

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Voyage of the Heart: From Florida to Upstate New York in a Small Boat

By: Tripiciano, Dave

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Tate Publishing & Enterprises: 2006

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2197733

ISBN: 1598864521

Condition: Very Good


Signed by author with inscription on title page: To Carole: Please enjoy this touching, inspiring true story. God bless you! Dave Tripiciano. Edge wear, sticker on front cover verso, pages toned. 2006 Trade Paperback. 392 pp. The amazing true story of God's blessing and protection on the trip of a lifetime.Dodging hurricanes, searched for by the coast guard, and plagued by engine trouble, Dave Tripiciano was lost and aground several times as he made his way up the coast of America in his twenty-five foot sailboat, God Speed. Surviving life threatening situations, he met and touched the lives o... View more info

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The Danube Flows through Fascism: 900 Miles in a Fold-Boat

By: Van Til, William

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283499

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink name on front endpaper, jacket price removed, jacket edges rubbed, 2 inch tear on rear jacket edge. 1938 Hard Cover. xiii, [1], 301, [3] pp. 8vo. An account of the author's journey with his wife on their boat The Long Island Duck II, along 900 miles of the Danube River. During their voyage, they passed through or along the border of many countries under fascist rule, and spoke with locals who shared their thoughts on living under such a regime. View more info