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1 Bane, Michael Over the Edge
London Victor Gollancz 1999 0575064501 / 9780575064508 Cloth Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
281 pp. Once sedentary, Bane becomes hooked on sports thrills. He relates 13 daring sports feats, such as rock climbing, ice climbing and going over a waterfall. Subtitle: A Regular Guy's Odyssey in Extreme Sports. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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Return to Laughter: An Anthropological Novel (The Natural History Library), Bowen, Elenore Smith
2 Bowen, Elenore Smith Return to Laughter: An Anthropological Novel (The Natural History Library)
NY Anchor (Doubleday) 1964 0385053126 / 9780385053129 28th Printing. Mass Market Paperback Good + Book 
297 pp. Several lower page corners thumbed and creased. Text clean. Binding sturdy. Bowen (pen name of anthropologist Laura Bohannan) writes a novel about her first year of field work with an indigenous tribe in West Africa.Introduction by sociologist David Reisman. Part of the American Museum of Natural History series. Size: 12mo -- 7 in Tall 
Price: 3.35 USD
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Road Fever: A High-Speed Travelogue, Cahill, Tim
3 Cahill, Tim Road Fever: A High-Speed Travelogue
New York Vintage Books 1992 0394758374 / 9780394758374 1st Paperback Edition Trade Paperback Very Good Book 8vo -- 8 in Tall 
227 pp. Nearly new, binding tight, spine uncreased. Light toniing. Travelogue of a road journey from Tierra del Fuego to Prudhoe Bay -- 15,000 miles in 23 days. "A jazzy, tire-squealing adventure" acc. to Philadelphia Inquirer blurb. Adds the Washington Post: "He took the Sunday Drive from Hell, and he lived to tell about it." 
Price: 3.50 USD
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4 Church, Doris Tales from Woolly Acres
Rochester Minnesota Lone Oak Press 1992 0962786055 / 9780962786051 First Edition Trade Paperback Fine No Jacket Book 8vo -- 8.5 In 
131 pp., previous owner's embossed mark on half-title page. Sketch of sheep with author's signature, but this is probably a facsimile, mass-produced signature. In an engaging manner, the author writes of her seven years of operating a hobbyist sheep farm in Wisconsin and doing Girl Scout work. 
Price: 4.50 USD
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5 Collier, Graham; Collier, Patricia Graham Antarctic Odyssey: Endurance and Adventure in the Farthest South
NY Carroll & Graf Pub 1999 0786706538 / 9780786706532 First US Edition. Cloth Near Fine Near Fine Book 
Nearly new, previous owner's embossed seal on endpaper, no other markings. 194 pp. on glossy stock, 57 photos and illustrations and 9 maps. The Collier husband-and-wife team circumnavigates Antarctica, retracing the routes of early explorers including Amundsen, Shackleton, Worsley, Priestly and others. Maps are especially helpful in appreciating their exploits. A reprint of a UK edition. Size: 4to -- 11.25 in Tall 
Price: 14.00 USD
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6 Dana, Richard Henry Jr. Two Years Before the Mast
NY Heritage Press 1947 Reprint. Decorative Cloth Very Good + Book Mueller, Hans Alexander. 
346 pp. Illustration of cityscape and harbor printed on beige cloth. Two-color or illustrations throughout text. Detailed introduction and commentary on Dana's life by William McFee, plus author's preface. Text clean. Endpapers lightlty toned. Lightly rubbed corners. Slipcase missing. Size: 4to -- 10.5 In 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Appalachian Trials: A Psychological and Emotional Guide To Thru-Hike the Appalachian Trail (Volume 1), Davis, Zach
7 Davis, Zach Appalachian Trials: A Psychological and Emotional Guide To Thru-Hike the Appalachian Trail (Volume 1)
Good Badger Publishing 2012 0985090103 / 9780985090104 Trade Paperback Very Good + Book 
163 pp. Curled cover, and front-cover crease along spine but still nearly new, no markings. No publication data given except ISBN. A novice hiker describes his feat of working his way from Georgia to Maine, and how he maintained a psychological frame of mind to do it. Also pointers for what's next after completing the trail. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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Zeitoun, Eggers, Dave
8 Eggers, Dave Zeitoun
NY Vintage (Random House) 2009 0307387941 / 9780307387943 12th Printing. Trade Paperback Very Good + Book 
335 pp. Light wear, thumbed. No markings. Spine uncreased. Powerful account of an Arab-American couple displaced by Hurricane Katrina struggling with the disaster-relief bureaucracy in New Orleans. Size: 8mo -- 8 in Tall 
Price: 8.00 USD
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9 Freuchen, Peter Peter Freuchen's Book of the Eskimos
Cleveland World Publishing Co. 1961 2nd Printing Cloth Good + No Jacket Book 8vo -- 9.5 In Tall 
441 pp. Light soil to edges, covers somewhat bowed outward. Green cloth lightly faded on spine. Silver titling still bright. Map on endpapers. 21 illustrations. Edited by Dagmar Freuchen. Library stampings, library card on rear insider cover. Binding sturdy. An account of Freuchen's life with the Eskimos from 1906 to 1957, 
Price: 4.00 USD
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10 Gibbs, Tony Landfall
NY William Morrow 1992 0688111025 / 9780688111021 First Edition Cloth & Boards Very Good No Jacket Book 
251 pp. Clean no markings. A novel about sailing in the Caribbean. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 3.00 USD
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Desperate Hours: The Epic Rescue of the Andrea Doria, Goldstein, Richard
11 Goldstein, Richard Desperate Hours: The Epic Rescue of the Andrea Doria
NY Wiley 2003 0471423521 / 9780471423522 2nd Printing Trade Paperback Very Good + Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
294 pp., with b&w photos, index. Nearly new, slight bend of text block. No markings, publication card laid in. An account of the Andrea Doria rescue off Nantucket in 1956. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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12 Goodall, Jane (Peterson, Dale, Ed) Beyond Innocence -- Autobiography in Letters, the Later Years
NY Houghton Mifflin 2001 0618125205 / 9780618125203 First Edition. Cloth & Boards Good + Very Good Ex-Library 
418 pp. Still close to new despite ex-library stampings. Mylar protector. 418 pp, plus 16 pp. glossy b&w photos. Volume 2 of a collection of Goodall's letters, covering 1966 ot 1990, including her divorce from Hugo van Lawick and death of her second husband, and her continuing on-site research into chimpanzee social life. Her letters are very descriptive of her moods and daily research, illuminating her survivor instincts. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall 
Price: 4.00 USD
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13 Grove, Andrew S. Swimming Across: A Memoir
NY Warner Books 2001 0446528595 / 9780446528597 1st Printing Stated. Cloth Strip & Boards Near Fine Near Fine Book 
290 pp. Close to new. Gift inscription on end paper. Tiny red line on top edge. Text clean. A founder of Intel recounts his Jewish boyhood in Nazi-occupied Hungary and his family's escape from the Hungarian Revolution. Size: 8v -- 9.25 in 
Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Hamlin, Helen Nine Mile Bridge: Three Years in the Maine Woods
Camden, Maine Down East Books 1973 0892722657 / 9780892722655 Reprint Trade Paperback Good + No Jacket Book 
233 pp. Light wear, stray red mark on front cover, bottom corner of rear cover shipped. Previous owner's notes on title page. Rest of text clean. Cover corner lightly curled. With illustrations by the author. Hamlin recounts her life as a young schoolteacher in Maine's north woods during the 1940s. She lived with lumberjacks in the years before automation changed the timber industry. Her school was in Churchill Lake in secluded northwestern Maine and she ended up marrying a game warden. Vivid anecdotes about life with French-Canadian woodsmen. Size: 8bp -- 8.5 In. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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15 Hanbury-Tenison, Robin Fragile Eden: A Ride Through New Zealand
Topsfield, Massachusetts Salem House Publishers 1989 0881624136 / 9780881624137 First Edition Boards Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
224 pp., with 8 pp. color photos, plus numerous b&w photos. Nearly new. No markings.An account of a horseback ride through New Zealand and a look at the nation's environmental and cultural challenges. 
Price: 4.60 USD
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Shackleton, Huntford, Roland
16 Huntford, Roland Shackleton
London Abacus (Little, Brown UK) 2001 0349107440 / 9780349107448 6th Printing Trade Paperback Very Good + Book 
774 pp, with glossary, b&w photos. Very sturdy, uncreased binding, lightly thumbed. No markings. An exhaustive adverture packed saga of Sir Ernest Shackleton's exploration of the South Pole and his relationships with rival explorers. This book won the Nelson Hurst & Marsh Biography Award. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 3.85 USD
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Alaska Bear Tales, Kaniut, Larry
17 Kaniut, Larry Alaska Bear Tales
Anchorage Alaska Northwest Books 2002 0882402323 / 9780882402321 19th Printing Trade Paperback Good + No Jacket Book 8mo -- 8.5 In Tall 
317 pp., bilbiography, plus a bear harvest report for Alaska, 1961 to 1981. A later printing of a 1983 collection of various man-bear encounter reports. Bookstore stamping on preliminary page. Front cover creased and curled. Textblock sturdy and clean. Spine uncreased. Glossy color photo of a bear on front cover. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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18 Lord, Walter A Night to Remember
NY Bantam 1997 0553278274 / 9780553278279 Reprint Mass Market Paperback Very Good + 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
209 pp. Light toning, still sturdy and close to new, no markings. Spine uncreased. With diagram of the Titanic and passenger list of the rescued and the drowned. Nearly a century after the sinking of the Titanic, and a half-century after its original publication, Lord's book is still an outstanding piece of reporting about a disaster that continues to fascinate us. Very readable but he avoids over-writing, sticking to a factual account rather than speculation. Where the facts are sketchy or contradictory, he indicates so. (Special offer: Add Lord's 1986 sequel "The Night Lives On" in a hardcover for just $2 more, shipping included.) 
Price: 3.00 USD
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West with the Night, Markham, Beryl
19 Markham, Beryl West with the Night
San Francisco North Point Press 1983 0865471185 / 9780865471184 Trade Paperback Very Good Book 
294 pp. Cornes thumbed, no markings in text. Memoir of a woman aviator who flew mail planes in Africa and was the first to fly transatlantic, east to west, in 1936. She was profiled by a PBS documentary, "World Without Walls." Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 4.00 USD
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20 McKechnie, Gary Great American Motorcycle Rides
Emeryville, California Avalon Travel 2002 1566914485 / 9781566914482 2nd Edition. Trade Paperback Near Fine Book 
419 pp. Close to new, no markings or creases. A selection of 20 motorcycle tours within the U.S., most of them within just one or two states. Includes motel, restaurant and attraction information, lists of resources for more details for each region. Examples of tours include Memphis to New Orleans; Miami to Key West; Berkshires; Black Hills; Blue Ridge; Cape Cod, Hudson Valley; Civil War battlefields; Taos to San Fe; Calistoga to Carmel. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall 
Price: 7.50 USD
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