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Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster
Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster
by Jon Krakauer
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My to-read list is long as it is, so I usually put off reading bestsellers until (a) the hype dies down and used copies start to become available or (b) someone chastises me for not having read something that came out forever ago. And so it was that 10... (read more)

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The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest
The Climb: Tragic Ambitions on Everest
by Anatoli Boukreev and G. Weston DeWalt
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As the climbers of the 1996 Mt. Everest disaster vanished into thin air, one man had the courage to bring them down alive... On May 10, 1996, two commercial expeditions headed by expert leaders attempted to scale the world's largest peak. But things went... (read more)

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Text-Book of Ordnance and Gunnery
Text-Book of Ordnance and Gunnery
by William H. Tschappat
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New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1917. Octavo, 15.5 x 23 cm, 705pp. First edition. Bound in red cloth, spine stamped in gilt. With black-and-white illustrations throughout and a folding diagram at rear. Binding rubbed, edgeworn, and mildly stained... (read more)

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Op Zoek Naar Dieren En Planten in Britsch Oost-Afrika. Een Oorspronkelijk Reisverhaal. 1ed, Signed
Op Zoek Naar Dieren En Planten in Britsch Oost-Afrika. Een Oorspronkelijk Reisverhaal. 1ed, Signed
by F E Blaauw
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Amsterdam: Van Holkema & Warendorf's 1927. 4to size (200x275mm) dark blue cloth gilt decorations 44 black & white photographic plates 155pp. First edition Inscribed on front free endpaper: With compliments from the author. JAM... (read more)

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The Hammerless Double Rifle: From Design Through Construction
The Hammerless Double Rifle: From Design Through Construction
by Alexander Gray
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Prescott: Wolfe Publishing Company (1994). Quarto 22x28cm. 154pp. No edition stated. Original brown cloth stamped in gilt. Black & white illustrations throughout. Errata slip folded and laid in. No dust jacket. Light wear at the corners and spine ends... (read more)

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An Artist's Game Bag
An Artist's Game Bag
by Lynn Bogue Hunt
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New York: The Derrydale Press, (1936). Quarto, 22 x 28.5 cm, unpaginated. Limited edition, #1186 of 1225 copies printed by Eugene V. Connett at the Derrydale Press. Original brown faux leather stamped in black and gilt; black-and-white and color... (read more)

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Complete Camp Site Guide and Latest Highway Map of U. S. A. Together With Official Directory of Aeroplane Landing Fields; 1923 Edition
Complete Camp Site Guide and Latest Highway Map of U. S. A. Together With Official Directory of Aeroplane Landing Fields; 1923 Edition
by United States Touring Information Bureau Inc.
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Waterloo, IA: United States Touring Information Bureau Inc., (1923). 16mo, 19 x 10 cm. x 115 pp. Green pictorial cloth-covered boards. Cardstock pockets to front and rear endpapers. Double-sided folding map of landing fields and auto trails included in... (read more)

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Cow Range and Hunting Trail, 1st Edition
Cow Range and Hunting Trail, 1st Edition
by Malcolm S Mackay
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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons 1925. First edition. 8vo. original green cloth. Frontis & 2 black & white plates by Charles Russell. Illustrated with 35 black & white photos. Boards lightly rubbed with some discoloration. Front free endpaper is clipped... (read more)

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Game Animals of Africa
Game Animals of Africa
by R. Lydekker
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London: Rowland Ward, Limited 1908 1st Edition 484pp + [4pp adverts]; rebound in burgundy fuax leather cloth with gilt rules and lettering stamped to spine. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and plates. Boards show very mild... (read more)

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Gunmakers of London: 1350-1850
Gunmakers of London: 1350-1850
by Howard L. Blackmore
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York, PA: George Shumway, (1986). Quarto, 27.5 x 21.5 cm. 222 pp. Publisher's blue cloth-covered boards; spine stamped in silver. Map endpapers. Black & white illustrations throughout. In a pictorial dustjacket. Dustjacket lightly rubbed. Numerous faint... (read more)

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Bird Dogs Signed Edition
Bird Dogs Signed Edition
by Ray P. Holland
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New York: A S Barnes & Company, (1948) Number 155 of 250 produced, signed by the author & illustrator on the limitation page. Red cloth over boards, top edge gilt, deckle edges. Color frontis & 3 color plates. Illustrated with black & white drawings... (read more)

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The Ultimate Challenge: The Hardest Way up the Highest Mountain in the World
The Ultimate Challenge: The Hardest Way up the Highest Mountain in the World
by Chris Bonington
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New York: Stein and Day, (1973). Octavo, 16 x 24 cm, 352pp. 1st edition. With card laid in signed by Chris Bonington and seven other members of the expedition; previous owner's inscription on the front free endpaper indicates a visit to the Everest Base... (read more)

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Steel Canvas: The Art of American Arms  Signed 1st Edition
Steel Canvas: The Art of American Arms Signed 1st Edition
by R L Wilson
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Norwalk: The Easton Press, (1995) Oblong quarto, 21 x 27 cm. xi 384pp. Signed first edition, limited to 1,000 copies of which this is no. 557. Full leather decorated in gilt with pasted-down photograph; all edges gilt. Moire endpapers. Ribbon marker sewn... (read more)

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Field, Cover, and Trap Shooting
Field, Cover, and Trap Shooting
by Adam H. Bogardus
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New York: J. B. Ford & Company, 1874. Small 8vo. 343, (22)pp. Original dark green cloth stamped in gilt & blind. Matte endpapers. Binding worn, bumped & rubbed; loss at head & tail of spine. Ink inscription on the flyleaf. Text is age-toned. Modern... (read more)

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The Terrifying Three: Uzi, Ingram, and Intratec Weapons Families
The Terrifying Three: Uzi, Ingram, and Intratec Weapons Families
by Duncan Long
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Duncan Long takes a critical look at the Uzi, MAC-10 and TEC-9. Discover everything you want to know about these sub-machine guns, including specs for the various models and their variants, ammo, maintenance, accessories, troubleshooting.... (read more)

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Breech-Loaders
Breech-Loaders
by "Gloan"
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New York: Geo. E. Woodward, 1873. Octavo, 14 x 20.5 cm, 192pp. First edition. Bound in original gilt-stamped red cloth with beveled boards. Binding worn and soiled; corners and spine ends particularly worn; spine cocked; pages age-toned with occasional... (read more)

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The Call of the Snowy Hispar: A Narrative of Exploration and Mountaineering of the Northern Frontier of India
The Call of the Snowy Hispar: A Narrative of Exploration and Mountaineering of the Northern Frontier of India
by William Hunter Workman and Fanny Bullock Workman
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London: Constable and Company Ltd. 1910. Octavo. Red cloth with illustration mounted to front board. Corners lightly bumped; wear to edges & joints. xvi 297pp. Previous owner's name & address in a very neat hand in contemporary ink to front pastedown... (read more)

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Von Sansibar zum Kilimandscharo: Reise-Bericht gewidmet den deutschen katholiken
Von Sansibar zum Kilimandscharo: Reise-Bericht gewidmet den deutschen katholiken
by Theophil Schneider
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Munster: Kreuz und Schwert no date 1899. Quarto 20 x 27 cm. 115pp 1p ads. First edition. Original tan textured paper over flexible boards front board stamped in brown and green. Double column text in German printed in Fraktur. Illustrations throughout... (read more)

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Wildcat Cartridges 1st Edition
Wildcat Cartridges 1st Edition
by Richard F. Simmons
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New York: William Morrow and Company, 1947. Octavo, 16 x 24 cm, 333pp. Tan cloth over boards stamped in bronze. Binding lightly worn and soiled; spine cocked and shaken. Label affixed to the front free endpaper; pages toned. Dust jacket is worn and... (read more)

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The Rifle and the Hound in Ceylon
The Rifle and the Hound in Ceylon
by Samuel W. Baker
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London: Longmans, Green & Co., 1874 Small 8vo., xxiii, 353, (2)pp. Original publisher's decorated cloth, matte endpapers. Illustrated with 6 black & white plates. Binding rubbed, worn & stained. Loss to head & tail of spine. Hinges tender, light foxing... (read more)

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