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Blazing Alaska's Trails

By: Brooks, Alfred Hulse

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Fairbanks, Alaska, Alaska Pioneer Press: 1973

Edition: Second

Seller ID: cfe12531

ISBN: 0912006013

Condition: Fine


A handsome book in fine condition in an unclipped and near fine dustjacket. This is the very collectable second issue of this classic book on Alaska and it's great wilderness. Blue cloth with gilt decorations to front board (a likeness of the author) and spine. There is only a small amount of mild discoloration to the top edge--or would be approaching very fine. The dustjacket has a couple of small chips to the head of the spine and flap. Not price clipped, but the insid... View more info

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The Yellowstone National Park

By: Chittenden, Hiram Martin

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, Robert Clarke Company: 1903

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: cfe12518

Condition: Near Fine


A handsome book on the early National Park--Yellowstone. 8vo. 355pp. Near fine condition. Green cloth with gilt decorations to the front board and title on the spine. Light rubbing to the back board--(a mild wrinkle to the cloth). Otherwise a tight, sturdy--and well preserved copy. 4th edition---enlarged and revised. An early map of Yellowstone attached to the rear endpaper--as new. Original owner's bookplate to the front pastedown--nicely done with a Sequoia tree and ac... View more info

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The Great North Trail

By: Cushman, Dan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw Hill: 1966

Edition: First

Seller ID: cfe12521

Condition: Fine


First Printing. A fine copy in a near fine price clipped dustjacket. Mild age toning and edgewear only. The dustjacket is price clipped with moderate darkening to the spine, mild edgewear and one closed end repaired tear---otherwise near fine. Edited by A. B. Guthrie---part of the award winning "American Trails" Series--covering the West from National Parks to the Santa Fe Trail. 383 pp. Turquoise cloth boards with 3 colored gilt decorations to front board and spine. Col... View more info

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The Arctic Year

By: Freuchen, Peter

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Putnam: 1958

Edition: First

Seller ID: cfe12550

Condition: Very Good


First Printing 1958. A near fine copy in a very good dustjacket. A month by month account of life and existence is the Arctic zone---and how man survives in this desolate part of the planet. A bit of corner edgewear and edgewear to the top and bottom cloth spine. The cloth is loosened from the spine--but overall a nice clean copy. Green cloth with a white polar bear on the front board. The dustjacket has edgewear to the corners and chipping to the head and heel of the sp... View more info

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From The Ocean To The Sky (Signed 1st Printing)

By: Hillary, Sir Edmund

Price: $140.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1979

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe14397

ISBN: 0670331724

Condition: Fine


From an auction of modern first editions with a special Auction Lot of Mountaineering titles--and with the auction tag laid into the book--a fine copy in an unclipped and near fine dustjacket. This copy is signed by the author on the half-title page--signature only. A clean and tight copy with absolutely no evidence of previous ownership. The dustjacket is complete and unclipped with a bit of shallow edgewear to the heel of the spine and very light toning to the rear whi... View more info

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The Centuries of Santa Fe

By: Horgan, Paul

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, Dutton: 1956

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe13107

Condition: Fine


First Printing. From the recently auctioned collection of Donald S. Olson. A superb and fine copy in an unclipped and near fine dustjacket. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration to the spine. A totally clean and unmarked copy with mapped pastedowns and endpapers--as new. The dustjacket is unclipped and has just the very lightest of edgewear in a couple of places-- to the head and heel of the spine-- and a smaller amount at where the front flap and front p... View more info

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On A Passing Frontier: Sketches From The Northwest

By: Linderman, Frank B.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: New York, Scribner's: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe13258

Condition: Near Fine


From the recently auctioned collection of M. B. Goldstone. A Near Fine copy in red cloth with black lettering to the front board and spine. First Edition. A clean and unmarked interior. Sketches about the Northwest USA including the Rocky Mountains. A great read. 17 stories View more info

Keep The Last Bullet For Yourself

By: Marquis, Thomas B.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Two Continent's Publishing Group: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe12955

ISBN: 0846701561

Condition: Fine


A fine copy in a fine and unclipped dustjacket. A historical perspective of the battle of Custer's Last Stand-- and leading up to the battle--with an offering of a theory that the men in Custer's command may have panicked, and fearing torture--committed suicide. With an introduction by a Sioux survivor, "Turkey Leg" who was 17 at the time of the battle. A great read and in fine collectable condition--rare to find in this condition. A mint condition copy with an unclipped... View more info

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Oomingmak (Signed 1st Printing)

By: Matthiessen, Peter

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1967

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe14391

Condition: Fine


A splendid fine copy in a near fine unclipped dustjacket. Signed by the author on the title page. Minor and very shallow edgewear to the head and heel of the spine or would also be fine. A great collectible copy. View more info

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Kate Mulhall: A Romance of The Oregon Trail (Signed)

By: Meeker, Ezra

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Ezra Meeker: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe13246

Condition: Fine


From the recently auctioned collection of M.B. Goldstone, a superb and fine copy in an unclipped and very good dustjacket. This copy is signed by Ezra Meeker on the front free endpaper. Tight, square and clean with a bright front board and spine of red cloth with white and black decorations and lettering. A little dustiness to the page edges. The dustjacket is complete and unclipped with mild edgewear and rubbing--a little age toned on the rear panel. The inside of the d... View more info

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Americans On Everest (Signed 1st Printing)

By: Ullman, James Ramsey

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lippincott: 1964

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe14342

Condition: Near Fine


From an auction of modern first editions with a full lot of Sports & Adventure books--and with the auction tag laid into the book--a near- fine copy in an unclipped and very good dustjacket. This copy is signed without any inscription by the author and by James Whitaker (the first American to successfully climb Mt. Everest) on the title page. A tight and clean copy in near fine condition-- with no evidence of previous ownership. The dustjacket is unclipped with edgewear ... View more info