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1 A Walk Up Fifth Avenue.  Bernard Levin.
Jonathan Cape 1989 0224026194 / 9780224026192 First Edition Very Good  Very Good 
A very good unworn book with "Yvonne" written in top margin of map inside front cover, otherwise unmarked. DJ has some very light wrinkly rub at corners and a small snag at front joint near top.  
Price: 10.00 GBP
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2 Alaska : The Sophisticated Wilderness.  Jon Gardey.
Wilton House Gentry. 1976 0905064038 / 9780905064031 Very Good  Very Good The Author 
A very good book without inscriptions. Touch of corner rub, slight spine lean. DJ has light corner rub and a 15mm closed tear at top of front joint.  
Price: 7.50 GBP
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3 Alberta : A New History Palmer, Howard
Hurtig Publishers 1990 0888303408 / 9780888303400 Hard Cover Very Good. Very Good. 
A very good 422 page hardback book with dedication on front endpaper, otherwise free of annotations. Some coffee splash around page edges (nothing inside), touch of rub to DJ. A good tight book. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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4 Alive : The Story of the Andes Survivors.  Piers Paul Read.
Alison Press. 1974 0436409755 / 9780436409752 First Edition Good  Good 
A good ex-library book with the usual stamps and label residues. Front endpaper removed - first page is half-title page. Clean, square & tight. Been rebound in plain green covers for library use. DJ has corner rub with chipping at spine ends. bottom of spine been reinforced with tape. Spine a little sunned. Spill stains along top & bottom, nothing on book.  
Price: 6.00 GBP
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5 An Amazon and a Donkey.  Natascha Scott-Stokes.
Century 1991 0712634525 / 9780712634526 First Edition Very Good  Very Good 
A very good book without inscriptions or other marks. Page edges browned, slightest hint of corner rub. DJ has light corner rub.  
Price: 8.00 GBP
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6 Autumn Journey. Edwin Way Teale.
Eyre & Spottiswoode 1957 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good The Author. 
A very good 386 page hardback book without inscriptions or other marks. Page edges a little dusty. DJ has a touch of edge rub. Well illustrated, a naturalist's record of a 20,000-mile journey through the North American Autumn with photographs by the author. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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7 Between Extremes.  Brian Keenan & John McCarthy.
Bantam Press. 1999 0593042646 / 9780593042649 Good  Very Good 
A good ex-library book with the usual stamps and label residues. Prelims removed - first page is title page. Tight and clean, very slight spine lean, virtually unworn. DJ is unworn in a clear plastic protective jacket.  
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Cache Lake Coutry: Life in the Canadian North Woods., John J Rowlands.
8 Cache Lake Coutry: Life in the Canadian North Woods. John J Rowlands.
Adam and Charles Black. 1948 Hard Cover Good No Jacket Henry B Kane. 
A good 272 page ex-library hardback book with the usual stamps & labels. Library bound in green cloth with green leather to spine, gold blocked titling good and bright. Light shelfwear, spine strongly rolled. A chapter to each month of the year, plus index. Many full-page monochrome illustrations, plus countless little drawings in text, in margins, scattered everywhere. a really engaging story of life in the Canadian wilds. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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9 Connecticut : An Explorer's Guide.  Barnett D Laschever & Andi Marie Fusco.
Countryman Press. 1999 0881504157 / 9780881504156 Near Fine  No Jacket Kimberly Grant. 
A near fine unmarked, unworn, 409 page paperback example of the third edition, 1999.  
Price: 6.00 GBP
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10 Down North.  Malcolm Macdonald.
Toronto. OUP. 1943 First Edition Very Good  No Jacket 
A very good example, without inscriptions or other marks. Page edges yellowed and a little dust - stained. Light corner rub. Covers a little dust stained. No DJ.  
Price: 10.00 GBP
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11 Freeways : A Journey West on Route 66  Davies, Lewis
Parthian Books. 1997 0952155850 / 9780952155850 First Edition. Hard Cover Very Good  Very Good Signed by Author on Title Page.
A very good 171 page hardback book with author's signature on title page, otherwise unmarked. Virtually unworn, seems very little used.  
Price: 12.00 GBP
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Go West, Young Man., Bryan Magee.
12 Go West, Young Man. Bryan Magee.
Eyre & Spottiswoode 1958 First Edition. Hard Cover Good Good 
A good 254 page hardback. Some dimwit has done some light ballpoint underlining in the prologue, but nothing in the main text. Otherwise unmarked & free of inscriptions. I've made a little wax doll and stuck some pins in it already. Clean and tight, touch of foxing to page edges. DJ is gently rubbed top and bottom. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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13 In the Realms of Gold : Travels Through South America Crewe, Quentin
Michael Joseph 1989 0718128923 / 9780718128920 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
A very good 232 page hardback book without inscriptions or other marks. Seems little used. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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14 In Trouble Again: a Journey Between the Orinoco and the Amazon. Redmond O'Hanlon
Folio Society. 2005 Hard Cover Near Fine. No DJ 
A near fine 306 page hardback book without inscriptions or other marks. Book is pristine: Slipcase is similar, but for one small inconspicuous liquid splash mark on one side. Foreword by the incomparable Bryson. Altogether lovely. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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L'Amerique Equinoxiale (Colombie - Equateur - Perou), Par M. Ed. Andre, Voyageur Charge d'une Mission du Couvernement Francais 1875-1876., Edouard Andre.
15 L'Amerique Equinoxiale (Colombie - Equateur - Perou), Par M. Ed. Andre, Voyageur Charge d'une Mission du Couvernement Francais 1875-1876. Edouard Andre.
Societe Nationale d'Horticulture de France. 1999 9729199111472 Hard Cover Fine Fine Various. 
A fine unworn book in a fine unworn DJ Written entirely in French.. Unmarked but for a gift inscription on half-title page. The record of the author's travels in Colombia, Equador & Peru in 1875-1876. Many illustrations, elaborated by various artists, based on sketches by the author. Crammed with botanical interest, an impressive work. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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16 No Man Stands Alone.  Amy V Wilson.
London. Hodder & Stoughton 1966 First British Very Good  Very Good Annora Brown. 
A very good ex-library book with the usual stamps and label residues. Spine rolled, otherwise virtually unworn, seems liitle used. DJ has a touch of edge rub along top and bottom with some adhesive offset from removed protective jacket on inner face.  
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Plant Hunters in the Andes., T Harper Goodspeed.
17 Plant Hunters in the Andes. T Harper Goodspeed.
Robert Hale 1950 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
A very good 429 page hardback book without inscriptions or other marks. Clean and tight, very light shelfwear. Spine is sunned and spotted. Undated, and the British Library has no idea of date, but feels 1950s-1960s. Maps to endpapers - South America in total at front, maps of Peru and Chile at rear. 14 chapters, large number of monochrome photographic reproductions of people, places and plants. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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18 Road to Andamooka  John Summers.
Robert Hale 1965 First Edition Very Good  Good 
A very good 191 page hardback book without inscriptions. Small amount of underlining on pages 103/106/107, otherwise unmarked. Page edges dusty, light corner rub. DJ is edge rubbed with a couple of 2" closed tears at edges and a few short closed tears. The true story of a young man's travels from England to Canada, across the Indian Ocean and down to Australia, then back to the UK.  
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Search for the Maya., Victor Von Hagen.
19 Search for the Maya. Victor Von Hagen.
London BCA 1974 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
A very good 365 page hardback BCA example, just a little spotting on page edges. DJ has a 1/2" closed tear at top rear of spine, otherwise minimal shelfwear. 20 chapters in 4 parts, index. 6 colour plates; 78 half-tone illustrations. The story of Stephens & Catherwood's journey through the jungles of Central America to explore and discover the remains of the Maya civilisation. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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20 Something for Nothing.  Fielding Chevallier.
Vallancey Press Ltd. 1944 First Edition Good  Complete but Tatty 
A good book with owner's inscription on front endpaper,otherwise unmarked. Clean and tight inside, light corner rub, some staining to covers. DJ is poor, with rub & chip along top & bottom, and two jagged and irregular tears down the edges of the rear panel, one 90mm long, the other about 40mm. A few short closed tears also.  
Price: 10.00 GBP
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