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  • THE FLYING TURK. by Creasey, John (1908-1973)
    Creasey, John (1908-1973)
    THE FLYING TURK.

    Edition: First edition.

    London: Sampson, Low, Marston & Co., n.d. [1939]. Hardcover first edition - Rather uncommon juvenile adventure story by this prolific mystery writer. Glossy frontispiece and one inserted plate. 250 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in red boards (sunning to the spine, some overall wear to the edges, toning to the paper and some scattered foxing.)

    Book ID: 59420
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  • A ROYAL SMUGGLER or, The Adventures of Two Boys in the Indian Archipelago. by Dalton, William (1821-1875)
    Dalton, William (1821-1875)
    A ROYAL SMUGGLER or, The Adventures of Two Boys in the Indian Archipelago.

    Edition: Early printing.

    Chicago: Thompson and Thomas, (c 1902). Hardcover - An adventure story for young adults by this British Victorian author who known for setting his books in exotic locales - Japan, Peru - and in this case, India. Originally published in England in 1863 as "The Nest Hunters" but hard to find in any vintage printing. 396 pp.

    Condition: Rather poor condition overall red cloth with illustrated front cover and spine (both hinges badly cracked, missing front endpaper and frontispiece, but binding is reasonably attractive and clean)

    Book ID: 77647
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  • A ROYAL SMUGGLER or, The Adventures of Two Boys in the Indian Archipelago. by Dalton, William (1821-1875)
    Dalton, William (1821-1875)
    A ROYAL SMUGGLER or, The Adventures of Two Boys in the Indian Archipelago.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Company, (c 1902). Hardcover - An adventure story for young adults by this British Victorian author who known for setting his books in exotic locales - Japan, Peru - and in this case, India. Originally published in England in 1863 as "The Nest Hunters" but hard to find in any vintage printing. 396 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in light green cloth with illustrated front cover (rubbing to the lettering on the spine, some mottling to the back cover)

    Book ID: 74270
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  • Gallico, Paul.
    THE POSEIDON ADVENTURE.

    Edition: First American edition.

    New York: Coward-McCann, (1969.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Classic novel of disaster at sea aboard a giant ocean liner - basis for the 1972 film featuring Gene Hackman and the 2006 remake. The focus is not on the excitement and danger (although there is plenty of that), but on how the experience changes the 15 people the novel focuses on. 347 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. (price-clipped, partial tear at upper end of spine of dj.)

    Book ID: 34196
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  • Gallico, Paul.
    THE POSEIDON ADVENTURE.

    Edition: First American edition.

    New York: Coward-McCann, (1969.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Classic novel of disaster at sea aboard a giant ocean liner - basis for the 1972 film featuring Gene Hackman and the 2006 remake. The focus is not on the excitement and danger (although there is plenty of that), but on how the experience changes the 15 people the novel focuses on. 347 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 34288
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  • AMONG THE DARK MOUNTAINS or Cast Away in Sumatra. by Ker, David.
    Ker, David.
    AMONG THE DARK MOUNTAINS or Cast Away in Sumatra.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    London and Glasgow: Blackie & Son Limited. n.d. (ca 1930) dj. Hardcover - An adventure story for boys "based on adventures taken from life . . . in the state of Sumatra when Mrs Ker and I visited it in the year of the eruption" - that is, the eruption of Krakatoa. Illustrated with a glossy frontispiece and three inserted plates by Frances Ewan. 296 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (missing front endpaper, some foxing to the first few pages, etc, but the green cloth cover is bright and attractive as is the uncommon dust jacket)

    Book ID: 63241
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  • Krepps, Robert W.
    BABOON ROCK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Macmillan, 1959. dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel of adventure set in 1872 in the diamond mines and the remote back country of South Africa. Dust jacket art by H. Lawrence Hoffman. 384 pp.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (corner of dj clipped, but price of 3.95 present, fading to spine of dj.)

    Book ID: 38190
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  • SEAL TEAM 666. by Ochse, Weston.
    Ochse, Weston.
    SEAL TEAM 666.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Thomas Dunne Books / St Martin's Press, (2012) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The first book in an award-winning new adventure-horror series by a former US Army Intelligence officer. "Halfway through SEAL training, Jack Walker is still green but showing incredible promise when he's whisked away to join four SEALs - and their dog - for a special ops mission. Walker soon finds himself in a whirlwind of otherworldly creatures and events as he finds out the true nature of this 'special ops' team. Battling demons, possessed humans, mass-murdering cults, and evil in its most dark and primeval form, SEAL Team 666 has their work cut out for them. SIGNED on the title page. 309 pp. ISBN: 978-1250007353.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (hint of toning to the pages).

    Book ID: 82546
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  • AGE OF BLOOD: SEAL TEAM 666. by Ochse, Weston.
    Ochse, Weston.
    AGE OF BLOOD: SEAL TEAM 666.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Thomas Dunne Books / St Martin's Press, (2013) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second book in an award-winning new adventure-horror series by a former US Army Intelligence officer. "When a Senator's daughter is kidnapped by a mysterious group with ties to the supernatural . . . it's clearly a job for SEAL TEAM 666." SIGNED on the title page. 328 pp. ISBN: 978-1250036629.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (hint of toning to the pages, small dot to bottom edge).

    Book ID: 82547
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  • REIGN OF EVIL: SEAL TEAM 666. by Ochse, Weston.
    Ochse, Weston.
    REIGN OF EVIL: SEAL TEAM 666.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Thomas Dunne Books / St Martin's Press, (2014) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The fourth book in this award-winning new supernatural thriller series by a former US Army Intelligence officer. One review describes it as blending " the military fiction of Tom Clancy with the supernatural horror novels of early Stephen King. SIGNED on the title page. 328 pp. ISBN: 978-1250056009.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (hint of toning to the pages).

    Book ID: 82548
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  • THE CAGE. by Schulman, Audrey.
    Schulman, Audrey.
    THE CAGE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 1994. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, named an ALA Notable Book - a "harrowing wilderness adventure story, features an unlikely heroine: five-foot-one photographer Beryl, who must venture deep into the Canadian Arctic, fend off dozens of the world's largest land carnivores, and survive. . . . In Churchill, where the bears gather every autumn to hunt on the frozen Hudson Bay, she barely survives her first hair- raising encounter with a bear while accompanying a policewoman on all-night patrol. The stakes increase as the team boards its state- of-the-art Arctic Traveler bus and ventures 40 miles into the wilderness, where Beryl climbs into her cage and takes pictures as hungry…

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    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 1994. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, named an ALA Notable Book - a "harrowing wilderness adventure story, features an unlikely heroine: five-foot-one photographer Beryl, who must venture deep into the Canadian Arctic, fend off dozens of the world's largest land carnivores, and survive. . . . In Churchill, where the bears gather every autumn to hunt on the frozen Hudson Bay, she barely survives her first hair- raising encounter with a bear while accompanying a policewoman on all-night patrol. The stakes increase as the team boards its state- of-the-art Arctic Traveler bus and ventures 40 miles into the wilderness, where Beryl climbs into her cage and takes pictures as hungry bears try to devour her, . . but her sessions are cut short when the ten-foot monsters chew the bus's fuel tanks to shreds, forcing its passengers to hike unprotected across the tundra in a desperate bid for warmth and shelter. Dramatically understated, yet offering several unforgettably vivid descriptions of wildlife encounters" (Kirkus) SIGNED on the title page. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. The uncommon red wrap-around promotional band - offering a full refund if this book does not "chill you" is still present. 228 pp. ISBN: 0-792720784.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 83390
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  • HULL-DOWN FOR ACTION. by Sperry, Armstrong.
    Sperry, Armstrong.
    HULL-DOWN FOR ACTION.

    Edition: Later printing.

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, n.d. (c 1945.). Hardcover - Adventure story set in the South Pacific during World War II - on the same day that the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor, Judd Anders and his friends are set adrift on a raft, as their ship is taken over by the Japanese and German crew members. Illustrated by the author. 213 pp. Reprint for The Parents' Institute, Inc as a title in the 'Teen-age Mystery Classics' series, no date (only orig copyright), probably late 50's or early 60's, bound in dark blue cloth with red magnifying glass on front cover with 'Teen-age Mystery Classics' inside, red panel with title in dark blue on spine. One of a series of books published in a uniform binding.

    Condition: Very good condition.

    Book ID: 39622
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