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  • THE TROPIC OF SERPENTS: A Memoir by Lady Trent. by Brennan, Marie.
    Brennan, Marie.
    THE TROPIC OF SERPENTS: A Memoir by Lady Trent.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2014) dj. Hardcover first edition - Fantasy in the form of a Victorian memoir - the second book in this series. "Three years after her fateful journey through the mountains of Vystrana, Mrs Camherst defies family and convention to untake an expedition to the war-torn continent of Eriga,home of such exotic draconian species as the grass-dwelling snakes of the savannah, arboreal tree snakes, and, most elusive of all, the legendary swamp-wyrms of the tropics." Map by Rhys Davies. Illustrations by Todd Lockwood. 341 pp. ISBN: 978-0-7653-31977.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 71714
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  • Carroll, James.
    SUPPLY OF HEROES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1986.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of 4 people set in 1915-1916 against the twin upheavals of the Irish Revolution and World War I. ISBN: 0-525-244506.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 31599
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  • Carroll, James.
    MEMORIAL BRIDGE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - Epic novel which spams the years from depression-era, gangster-controlled Irish Chicago, to the early years of the FBI, wartime Washington, the defeat of Hitler, i and finally to Vietnam. 495 pp. ISBN: 0-395511364.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (faint name on front endpaper.)

    Book ID: 31600
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  • ON MEXICAN TIME. by Cohan, Tony.
    Cohan, Tony.
    ON MEXICAN TIME.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Broadway Books, (2000). First edition - An American writer and his wife find a new home in the 16th century hill town of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. 264 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 59617
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  • ON MEXICAN TIME. by Cohan, Tony.
    Cohan, Tony.
    ON MEXICAN TIME.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Broadway Books, (2000) dj. First edition - An American writer and his wife find a new home in the 16th century hill town of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. 289 pp. ISBN: 0-767903188.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 70520
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  • HASHISH: The Autobiography of a Red Sea Smuggler. by De Monfried, Henry (1879 - 1974), Helen Buchanan Bell, translator.
    De Monfried, Henry (1879 - 1974), Helen Buchanan Bell, translator.
    HASHISH: The Autobiography of a Red Sea Smuggler.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Stonehill Publishing, (1973.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Attractive new edition of a book set in the 1920's and originally published in 1930 - a classic tale of "man and the sea" - a mixture of adventure story set in Egypt and Somalia and other places in the Arab world, and of mysticism and self-discovery and closeness with nature. Includes a new afterword by the author in which he discusses the good that hashish and opiates can do when used in their natural state versus the use of them as an escape from reality. Translated from the French by Helen Buchanan Bell (the afterword was translated by Helen Weaver.) 287 pp. Dust jacket art by Ted Bernstein. ISBN: 0-88373-0065.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket (small chips at top of spine, and at folds)

    Book ID: 51476
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  • SECRET AGENT JACK STALWART: THE MISSION TO FIND MAX: EGYPT. by Hunt, Elizabeth Singer.
    Hunt, Elizabeth Singer.
    SECRET AGENT JACK STALWART: THE MISSION TO FIND MAX: EGYPT.

    Edition: Trade paperback original - first US printing.

    New York: Weinstein Books, (2011.). SIGNED first edition - Jack Stalwart is an ordinary kid who becomes a secret agent at night. The 14th adventure in this series, each set in a different country. SIGNED on the half title page. Illustrated throughout by Brian Williamson An early reader chapter book. 121 pp. ISBN: 9781602861527.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 52408
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  • SECRET AGENT JACK STALWART: THE HUNT FOR THE YETI SKULL: NEPAL. by Hunt, Elizabeth Singer.
    Hunt, Elizabeth Singer.
    SECRET AGENT JACK STALWART: THE HUNT FOR THE YETI SKULL: NEPAL.

    Edition: Trade paperback original - first US printing.

    New York: Weinstein Books, (2011.). SIGNED first edition - Jack Stalwart is an ordinary kid who becomes a secret agent at night. The 13th adventure in this series, each set in a different country. SIGNED on the half title page. Illustrated throughout by Brian Williamson An early reader chapter book. 121 pp. ISBN: 9781602861510.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 52409
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  • SECRET AGENTS JACK AND MAX STALWART: THE BATTLE FOR THE EMERALD BUDDHA: THAILAND. by Hunt, Elizabeth Singer.
    Hunt, Elizabeth Singer.
    SECRET AGENTS JACK AND MAX STALWART: THE BATTLE FOR THE EMERALD BUDDHA: THAILAND.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: Weinstein Books, (2017). SIGNED first edition - Jack Stalwart and his older brother Max are ordinary kids who become secret agents at night. The first adventure in this new series featuring the two brothers, each set in a different country. SIGNED on the first title page. Illustrated throughout by Brian Williamson. An early reader chapter book. 117 pp. plus preliminary maps and other info. ISBN: 978-1602863690.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 73280
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  • SECRET AGENTS JACK AND MAX STALWART: THE ADVENTURE IN THE AMAZON; BRAZIL. by Hunt, Elizabeth Singer.
    Hunt, Elizabeth Singer.
    SECRET AGENTS JACK AND MAX STALWART: THE ADVENTURE IN THE AMAZON; BRAZIL.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    New York: Weinstein Books, (2017). SIGNED first edition - Jack Stalwart and his older brother Max are ordinary kids who become secret agents at night. The second adventure in this new series featuring the two brothers, each set in a different country. SIGNED on the first title page. Illustrated throughout by Brian Williamson. An early reader chapter book. 103 pp. plus preliminary maps and other info. ISBN: 978-1602863613.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 73281
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  • SECRET AGENT JACK STALWART: THE FIGHT FOR THE FROZEN LAND: ARCTIC. by Hunt, Elizabeth Singer.
    Hunt, Elizabeth Singer.
    SECRET AGENT JACK STALWART: THE FIGHT FOR THE FROZEN LAND: ARCTIC.

    Edition: Trade paperback original - first US printing.

    New York: Weinstein Books, (2009). SIGNED first edition - Jack Stalwart is an ordinary kid who becomes a secret agent at night. The 12th adventure in this series, each set in a different country. SIGNED on the half title page. Illustrated throughout by Brian Williamson An early reader chapter book. 106 pp. ISBN: 978-1602860995.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 73099
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  • SECRET AGENT JACK STALWART: THE FIGHT FOR THE FROZEN LAND: ARCTIC. by Hunt, Elizabeth Singer.
    Hunt, Elizabeth Singer.
    SECRET AGENT JACK STALWART: THE FIGHT FOR THE FROZEN LAND: ARCTIC.

    Edition: Trade paperback original - first US printing.

    New York: Weinstein Books, (2009). First edition - Jack Stalwart is an ordinary kid who becomes a secret agent at night. The 12th adventure in this series, each set in a different country. Illustrated throughout by Brian Williamson An early reader chapter book. 106 pp. ISBN: 978-1602860995.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 73100
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  • SECRET AGENT JACK STALWART: THE THEFT OF THE SAMURAI SWORD: JAPAN. by Hunt, Elizabeth Singer.
    Hunt, Elizabeth Singer.
    SECRET AGENT JACK STALWART: THE THEFT OF THE SAMURAI SWORD: JAPAN.

    Edition: Trade paperback original - first US printing.

    New York: Weinstein Books, (2009). SIGNED first edition - Jack Stalwart is an ordinary kid who becomes a secret agent at night. The 11th adventure in this series, each set in a different country. SIGNED on the half title page. Illustrated throughout by Brian Williamson An early reader chapter book. 108 pp. plus preliminary maps and other info. ISBN: 978-1602860988.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 73101
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  • SECRET AGENT JACK STALWART: THE THEFT OF THE SAMURAI SWORD: JAPAN. by Hunt, Elizabeth Singer.
    Hunt, Elizabeth Singer.
    SECRET AGENT JACK STALWART: THE THEFT OF THE SAMURAI SWORD: JAPAN.

    Edition: Trade paperback original - first US printing.

    New York: Weinstein Books, (2009). First edition - Jack Stalwart is an ordinary kid who becomes a secret agent at night. The 11th adventure in this series, each set in a different country. Illustrated throughout by Brian Williamson An early reader chapter book. 108 pp. plus preliminary maps and other info. ISBN: 978-1602860988.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 73102
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  • RUNNING THE AMAZON. by Kane, Joe.
    Kane, Joe.
    RUNNING THE AMAZON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a firsthand account of the 1995 Amazon Source to Sea Expedition - the only expedition to travel the entire 4,200 mile length of the Amazon from its origins high in the Peruvian Andes to the Atlantic Ocean. Kane, an award winning environmental reporter was the only American to travel the full distance. SIGNED on the half title page. Maps, photographs. xiv, 278 pp. ISBN: 0-394-553314.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 60949
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  • RUNNING THE AMAZON. by Kane, Joe.
    Kane, Joe.
    RUNNING THE AMAZON.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a firsthand account of the 1995 Amazon Source to Sea Expedition - the only expedition to travel the entire 4,200 mile length of the Amazon from its origins high in the Peruvian Andes to the Atlantic Ocean. Kane, an award winning environmental reporter was the only American to travel the full distance. INSCRIBED on the front endpaper to the late Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens - "run the rivers, hike the trails!" and dated in 1996. Maps, photographs. xiv, 278 pp. ISBN: 0-394-553314.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 60950
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  • RUNNING THE AMAZON. by Kane, Joe.
    Kane, Joe.
    RUNNING THE AMAZON.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Vintage Books, (1990). SIGNED - The author's first book, a firsthand account of the 1995 Amazon Source to Sea Expedition - the only expedition to travel the entire 4,200 mile length of the Amazon from its origins high in the Peruvian Andes to the Atlantic Ocean. Kane, an award winning environmental reporter was the only American to travel the full distance. INSCRIBED on the first page to the late Oklahoma book collector Larry Owens and dated in 1995. Maps, photographs. xii, 278 pp. ISBN: 0-679-72902x.

    Condition: Near fine (ink stamp on top edge)

    Book ID: 60951
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  • WILD : From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail. by Strayed, Cheryl .
    Strayed, Cheryl .
    WILD : From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2012. dj. Hardcover first edition - From the dust jacket: "A powerful, blazingly honest memoir: the story of an eleven hundred mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe and built her back up again. At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. Four years later, with nothing to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to hike the Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert through California and Oregon to Washington State and to do it alone. She had no 'an idea, vague and outlandish and full of…

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    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2012. dj. Hardcover first edition - From the dust jacket: "A powerful, blazingly honest memoir: the story of an eleven hundred mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe and built her back up again. At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. Four years later, with nothing to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to hike the Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert through California and Oregon to Washington State and to do it alone. She had no 'an idea, vague and outlandish and full of promise.' But it was a promise of piecing back together a life that had come undone. Strayed faces down rattlesnakes and black bears, intense heat and record snowfalls, and both the beauty and loneliness of the trail." Basis for the movie of the same name. 315 pp. ISBN: 0-307-592731.

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    Condition: Very good in very good first issue dust jacket (previous owner's name on front endpaper, short tear at upper corner of front cover, etc) .

    Book ID: 71959
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  • WILD : From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail. by Strayed, Cheryl .
    Strayed, Cheryl .
    WILD : From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2012. dj. Hardcover - From the dust jacket: "A powerful, blazingly honest memoir: the story of an eleven hundred mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe ?" built her back up again. At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. Four years later, with nothing to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to hike the Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert through California and Oregon to Washington State and to do it alone. She had no 'an idea, vague and outlandish and full of promise.' But…

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    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2012. dj. Hardcover - From the dust jacket: "A powerful, blazingly honest memoir: the story of an eleven hundred mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe ?" built her back up again. At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. Four years later, with nothing to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to hike the Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert through California and Oregon to Washington State and to do it alone. She had no 'an idea, vague and outlandish and full of promise.' But it was a promise of piecing back together a life that had come undone. Strayed faces down rattlesnakes and black bears, intense heat and record snowfalls, and both the beauty and loneliness of the trail." 315 pp. ISBN: 0-307-592731.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 62665
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  • THE GEOGRAPHY OF BLISS: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World. by Weiner, Eric.
    Weiner, Eric.
    THE GEOGRAPHY OF BLISS: One Grump's Search for the Happiest Places in the World.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Twelve, (2008). First edition - Using as his guide the emerging field of positive psychology, the author traveled the world trying to find the happiest places and to figure out what made them happy - from Iceland to Bhutan to India, and more. 329 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 59631
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  • SHARKMAN SIX. by West, Owen.
    West, Owen.
    SHARKMAN SIX.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2001) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set in Somalia - "When Lieutenant Gavin Kelly's recon platoon swims ashore a Mogadishu beach under the glare of news camera lights, it is an appropriately surreal beginning to Operation Restore hope. . . Minutes after the Marines' celebrated landing, one of Kelly's men kills an armed Somali bodyguard. The circumstances of the killing are unclear and Kelly finds himself in the center of a malestrom. he must act quickly to deflect a vociferous outcry from members of the international press corps, censure by his Marine superiors, and the possibility of losing the loyalty of his men--particularly two enlisted leaders in the platoon who…

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    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2001) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set in Somalia - "When Lieutenant Gavin Kelly's recon platoon swims ashore a Mogadishu beach under the glare of news camera lights, it is an appropriately surreal beginning to Operation Restore hope. . . Minutes after the Marines' celebrated landing, one of Kelly's men kills an armed Somali bodyguard. The circumstances of the killing are unclear and Kelly finds himself in the center of a malestrom. he must act quickly to deflect a vociferous outcry from members of the international press corps, censure by his Marine superiors, and the possibility of losing the loyalty of his men--particularly two enlisted leaders in the platoon who have vouched for the necessity of the kill." West was a lieutenant in the Marines and commanded a special ops unit, so he can write with accuracy and knowledge of the challenges imposed by modern warfare.Winner of the Boyd literary award for best military novel). 316 pp. ISBN: 0-743205421.

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    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 63181
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  • SHARKMAN SIX. by West, Owen.
    West, Owen.
    SHARKMAN SIX.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2001). First edition - The author's first novel, set in Somalia - "When Lieutenant Gavin Kelly's recon platoon swims ashore a Mogadishu beach under the glare of news camera lights, it is an appropriately surreal beginning to Operation Restore hope. . . Minutes after the Marines' celebrated landing, one of Kelly's men kills an armed Somali bodyguard. The circumstances of the killing are unclear and Kelly finds himself in the center of a malestrom. he must act quickly to deflect a vociferous outcry from members of the international press corps, censure by his Marine superiors, and the possibility of losing the loyalty of his men--particularly two enlisted leaders in the platoon who have vouched…

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    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2001). First edition - The author's first novel, set in Somalia - "When Lieutenant Gavin Kelly's recon platoon swims ashore a Mogadishu beach under the glare of news camera lights, it is an appropriately surreal beginning to Operation Restore hope. . . Minutes after the Marines' celebrated landing, one of Kelly's men kills an armed Somali bodyguard. The circumstances of the killing are unclear and Kelly finds himself in the center of a malestrom. he must act quickly to deflect a vociferous outcry from members of the international press corps, censure by his Marine superiors, and the possibility of losing the loyalty of his men--particularly two enlisted leaders in the platoon who have vouched for the necessity of the kill." West was a lieutenant in the Marines and commanded a special ops unit, so he can write with accuracy and knowledge of the challenges imposed by modern warfare. Winner of the Boyd literary award for best military novel. 312 pp.

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    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 63182
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