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1) Ada Blackjack: A True Story Of Survival In The Arctic
McJunkin, Jennifer
  Ada Blackjack: A True Story Of Survival In The Arctic
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Hyperion Books, 2004. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. First Edition. Trade paperback. Hyperion Books, 2004, first. In very good condition. In 1921, five people ventured deep into the artic. Two years later, only one returned..

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$12.00
2) Blackbeard the Pirate: A Reappraisal of His Life and Times
Lee, Robert Earl
  Blackbeard the Pirate: A Reappraisal of His Life and Times
Winston Salem, North Carolina, U.S.A.: John F Blair Pub, 1974. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. Trade paperback. John F Blair, c. 1974, thirteenth printing, 2004. In very good condition, some cover wear. Read about the famous buccaneer!.

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$8.00
3) Blood on the Lens A Filmmaker's Quest for Truth in Afghanistan
Jim Burroughs
  Blood on the Lens A Filmmaker's Quest for Truth in Afghanistan
Potomac Books, 2007. Book. As New. Hardcover. First Edition. Hardcover. As new. 18 trips to Afghanistan since 1986..

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$20.00
4) Climbing High : A Woman's Account of Surviving the Everest Tragedy (Adventura Bks.)
Gammelgaard, Lene
 
New York, NY, U.S.A.: Avalon New York, 1999. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Hardcover. Seal Press, first, 1999. In very good condition, remainder mark. A woman's account of surviving the Everest tragedy..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$10.00
5) The Dark Romance of Dian Fossey
Hayes, Harold
  The Dark Romance of Dian Fossey
Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A.: Simon & Schuster, 1990. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Hardcover. Simon & Schuster, first, 1990. In very good condition. The story of a woman who loved gorillas..

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$8.00
6) Fight the Wild Island : A Solo Walk Across Iceland
Edwards, Ted
 
Scranton, PA, U.S.A.: Salem House Publishers, 1987. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Hardcover. Salem House, 1987. In near fine condition, rear of DJ has creases in plastic overlay. A solo walk across Iceland!.

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$15.00
7) The Find of a Lifetime: Sir Arthur Evans and the Discovery of Knossos
Horwitz, Sylvia L
  The Find of a Lifetime: Sir Arthur Evans and the Discovery of Knossos
Viking Press, 1981. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Hardcover. Viking, 1981. In very good condition, DJ has piece missing at top of front cover, bottom back of spine has been bumped. His mother died at six, his young wife died in 1893, and he wrote on black bordered stationary for the rest of his life. While childless, he was a founder of the Boy Scouts..

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$10.00
8) The Flying Flynns
Flynn, Bethine
  The Flying Flynns
New York, NY, U.S.A.: Putnam Publishing Group, The, 1979. Book. Good. Hardcover. Hardcover, ex-library. Seaview, 1979, stated first edition. In good+ condition. The remarkable adventures of an animal doctor in the wilderness..

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$10.00
9) Houseboat on the Seine : A Memoir
Wharton, William
  Houseboat on the Seine : A Memoir
New York, NY, U.S.A.: Newmarket Press, 1996. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Hardcover. Newmarket Press, 1996, first. In near fine condition. Learn what it's like to live on a houseboat!.

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$10.00
10) K2: One Woman's Quest for the Summit
Howkins, Heidi
  K2: One Woman's Quest for the Summit
Washington, D.C., U.S.A.: Natl Geographic Society, 2001. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Hardcover. National Geographic, 2001. In near fine condition, light DJ rubbing. Climbing without the aid of porters or supplemental oxygen..

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$10.00
11) Life in the Treetops : Adventures of a Woman in Field Biology
Lowman, Margaret D
 
New Haven, CT, U.S.A.: Yale University Press, 1999. Book. Near Fine. Soft cover. Trade paperback. Yale University Press, 1999, first. In near fine condition. Adventures of a woman in field biology..

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$10.00
12) The Maryknoll Fathers
Glenn D Kittler
 
Book. Good. Hardcover. First Edition. Hardcover, ex-library. The World Publishing Company, first edition, 1961. In good condition, usual library markings. The heroic story of fifty years in the mission fields afar..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$10.00
13) Men of Salt: Crossing the Sahara on the Caravan of White Gold
Michael Benanav
  Men of Salt: Crossing the Sahara on the Caravan of White Gold
The Lyons Press, 2006. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Using camels to search for salt in the Sahara..

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$20.00
14) Mountain High, Mountain Rescue
Parr, Peggy
 
Golden, CO, U.S.A.: Fulcrum Publishing, 1986. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Hardcover, ex-library. Fulcrum, 1987. In very good condition, usual library markings. Peggy is a 63 year old field leader for a Colorado Springs-based search and rescue group - follow her up the mountain..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$8.00
15) Mouthful of Rocks: Modern Adventures in the French Foreign Legion
Jennings, Christian
  Mouthful of Rocks: Modern Adventures in the French Foreign Legion
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Atlantic Monthly Pr, 1989. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Thus. Hardcover, ex-library. Atlantic Monthly Press, 1989, first printing. In very good condition, usual library markings. Whatever you do, do not join the Foreign Legion..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$15.00
16) Mr. Dimock Explores the Mysteries of the East : An American in India
Dimock, Edward Cameron
 
New York, NY, U.S.A.: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1999. Book. Good. Hardcover. First Edition. Small hardcover. Algonquin Books, first, 1999. In very good+ condition, slight soiling of DJ and top of book pages. By Edward Cameron Dimock. Journeys in India. He went in 1955 and stayed for three years..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$12.00
17) Nature Walkabout
Vincent Serventy
  Nature Walkabout
Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Hardcover. A H & A W Reed, 1969. In very good condition. They were moving from Perth to Sydney, and it took them six months and 15,000 miles to get there..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$12.00
18) Of Whales and Men
R B Robertson
  Of Whales and Men
Book. Good. Hardcover. Hardcover, bookclub edition. Alfred A. Knopf, 1954. In good condition, front fly leaf torn out, DJ is poor, pieces missing. An Antarctic whaling expedition! Learn about harvesting whales in the early 1950's..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$10.00
19) Pilgrimage on a Steel Ride: A Memoir About Men and Motorcycles
Paulsen, Gary
  Pilgrimage on a Steel Ride: A Memoir About Men and Motorcycles
Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.: Harcourt Brace & World, 1997. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. Hardcover. Harcourt Brace, first, 1997. In near fine condition. He had heart disease and was discontent - so he took off on a LONG bike ride!.

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$10.00
20) Prince Eddy and the Homosexual Underworld
Aronson, Theo
  Prince Eddy and the Homosexual Underworld
Lanham, Maryland, U.S.A.: Barnes & Noble Imports, 1995. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Hardcover. Second edition. Near fine, top of spine has been bumped lightly. Prince Eddy's upbringing, his university and military careers, his alleged "secret marriage", his links with the Jack the Ripper murders, his early death, and the central mystery of his life - his sexual orientation..

Offered by The Book Faerie (New Mexico, United States)
$40.00
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