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  • THE BLUE STAR. by Ferro, Robert
    Ferro, Robert
    THE BLUE STAR.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1985) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's third novel, one which explores the bonds between two men over 20 years, even as their lives diverge and reconverge. Set in Florence Italy and in New York City, this ends on a luxury cruise up the Nile on "The Blue Star." 244 pp. ISBN: 0-525243216.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 71501
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  • BURTON AND SPEKE. by Harrison, William.
    Harrison, William.
    BURTON AND SPEKE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1982) dj. Hardcover first edition - Historical novel based on the lives of African explorers Richard Francis Burton and John Hanning Speke and of their search for the source of the Nile in 1857-1858, a search which began in companionship and ended in loathing and death. Afterword. Basis for the 1990 film "Mountains of the Moon." 420 pp. ISBN: 0-312108737.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 79039
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  • THE SUN BOAT: A Voyage of Discovery. by Schildt, Goran.
    Schildt, Goran.
    THE SUN BOAT: A Voyage of Discovery.

    Edition: First UK printing.

    London: Staples, (1957.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of a trip in a modern small sailboat, the Daphne, up the Nile from Alexandria to the Great Cataracts near Wadi Halfa in the Sudan, returning to the Mediterranean by Ismailia and the Suez Canal, by this Finnish traveler and his wife. A look at both the great monuments of Egypt and its current social and economic situation. Translated from the Swedish by Alan Blair. Photographs. 314 pp

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

    Book ID: 50814
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