TITLE AUTHOR PUBLISHER BINDING CONDITION PRICE
   Cobbers  Thomas Wood  Oxford University Press  Hardcover  Good  $30.00
 Later printing (1936 - London) of an intriguing journey from England to Australia to Tasmania. Fascinating photos to illustrate. Clothe cover is fraying badly at the spine and a bit loose therefore. Quite captivating.
   Denatured Africa  Daniel Streeter  Putnam's  Hardcover  Fair  $20.00
 1927 5th Impression. Father - son trip to Africa. Very pretty hand-drawn map on endpages. Interesting black & white photographs. 338 pages. Black cover with faded gilt text, some scratches, worn edges. Rear hinge cracked. Pages clean - no owner inscriptions.
   East Along the Equator  Helen Winternitz  Atlantic Monthly Press  Paperback  Very Good  $3.75
 This is a travelogue of a seasoned African traveler and her adventure 2,000 miles up the Congo River through some of the most remote and breathtaking regions of the world. Interesting mix of political journalism and travel writing. Part of a great series by Atlantic Monthly Press.
   Indian Journey  Waldemar Bonsels  Garden City  Hardcover  Good  $6.00
 1928. Illustrated by Harry Brown. A fascinating story of an Indian adventure. Red cover - worn, stain spots on front. No DJ. Endpapers have stain spots and some bleeding from cover.
   Indian Journey  Waldemar Bonsels  Albert & Charles Boni  Hardcover  Good  $12.00
 Generously illustated by Harry Brown, a fascinating story about an Indian adventure.
   Island of the Fisherwomen  Fosco Maraini  Harcourt Brace  Hardcover  Very Good  $48.00
 1962. "An enchanting tour of an unspoiled island paradise where modern Japanese mermainds dive below the sea's surface to wrest a living from the depths. " Translated from the Itialian by Eric Mosbacher. This is a fascinating look at the Ama women who dive for mollusks. Black & white and color photographs. Women are nude but it is National Geographic style - very tasteful.
   Saguenay  Blodwen Davies  Canada Steamship Lines  Hardcover  Fair  $46.00
More about this book1930. Saguenay (Saginawa) The River of Deep Waters." The St. Lawrence. Illustrations by Paul Caron & G.A. Cuthbertson. Includes topical ephemera (pictorial map of the trip and a "Ticket to Heaven") I love the illustrations - small pencilled sketches and a few color prints. Decorative endpages. Cover is stained and faded - no DJ. Pages are somewhat yellowed and there is light staining on some.
   Shadows in the Sun  Wade Davis  Island Press  Hardcover  Mint  $5.50
More about this bookSubtitled, "Travels to Landscapes of Spirit and Desire", this book is offered at the reduced price of $5.50, down from it's original published price of $22.95. It is really quite a fascinating book, being an examination of indigenous cultures and the interactions between human societies and the natural world.
   South America  James Bryce  Macmillan  Hardcover  Good  $32.50
 Published 1913, fourth ptg, dark blue cloth over boards with gold lettering on spine. Worn on edges, especially at spine. Title page and dedication page have an embossed stamp reading "Library, University Club, Washington, D C." Binding remains sturdy and pages good. No dust jacket.
   Transgressor in the Tropics  Negley Farson  Harcourt Brace  Hardcover  Good  $7.50
 1938. Stated First American Edition." Interesting and colorful vintage travel book follows the author as he wanders with expatriates in the seediest places of Panama & South America. Every boat for the tropics carries its quota of desperate characters!" Spine & endpapers somewhat darkened. Corner points worn. Appears free of marks.
   UTAH Guide to the State  Ward J Roylance  Utah……Foundation  Hardcover  Mint  $19.00
 1982. Revised and Enlarged. I do not know what has always held me fascinated by this book. Perhaps it is it's shear heft - at 779 pages it's a two-hand pickup. Or maybe it is the mystery of the landscape of Utah. Whatever it is, this book has some magic to it. Deep burgandy clothbound with gold lettering on front and spine. Very nice with no wear at edges. Dust jacket is also near fine, extremely minor wear at corners, and now in protective cover. Map endpages. Natural history, human interests, landscape, National Parks and attractions, flora and fauna, and 11 regional tours throughout the state. Indexed, B&W photos. Very nicely bound, sturdy and clean.
   Van Loon's Lives  Hendrik Willem van Loon  Simon & Schuster  Hardcover  Good  $12.90
 1942 1st Edition. Great color illustrations by the author. Red cover with gold text and a small illustration on front. No DJ. Pages are yellowed on the ends but inside is bright. "Being a true and faithful account of a number of highly interesting meetings with certain historical personages, from Confucius and Plato to Voltaire & Thomas Jefferson, about whom we have always felt a great deal of curiosity and who came to us as our dinner guests in a bygone year."


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