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Primer of Navigation

By: "Mixter, George W."

Price: $9.00

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons:

Edition: 6

Seller ID: 9780442252229

ISBN: 0442252226

Condition: very good

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Coronation Everest

By: "Morris, Jan"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Burford Books:

Seller ID: 9781580800471

ISBN: 1580800475

Condition: very good

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By: "Pavlou, Stel"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780312996437

ISBN: 0312996438

Condition: GOOD

MANKIND HAS HAD 12,000 YEARS TO DECIPHER THE MESSAGE, WE HAVE ONE WEEK LEFT.... There is a signal emanating from deep within the ice of Antarctica. Atlantis has awoken. Ancient monuments all over the worlds from the Pyramids of Giza, to Mexico to the ancient sites of China are a brewing crisis not of this earth, but somewhere out in the solar system. Connecting to each other through the oceans. Using low frequency sound waves to create an ancient network. The earth is thrown into panic stations. For it seems that the signals emanating from Atlantis are a prelude to someth... View more info

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Blown Away

By: "Payson, Herb"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Sheridan House:

Seller ID: 9780924486951

ISBN: 0924486953

Condition: GOOD

Herb and Nancy Payson spent six and a half years cruising the Pacific with their sizable brood of teenaged children packed into the 36-foot ketch SEA FOAM. Their globe-spanning travels and side-splitting adventures are recounted in Blown Away, a sort of Swiss Family Robinson by way of the Marx Brothers. View more info

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In the Heart of the Sea

By: "Philbrick, Nathaniel"

Price: $3.00


Seller ID: 9780141001821

ISBN: 0141001828

Condition: GOOD

The ordeal of the whaleship Essex was an event as mythic in the nineteenth century as the sinking of the Titanic was in the twentieth. In 1819, the Essex left Nantucket for the South Pacific with twenty crew members aboard. In the middle of the South Pacific the ship was rammed and sunk by an angry sperm whale. The crew drifted for more than ninety days in three tiny whaleboats, succumbing to weather, hunger, disease, and ultimately turning to drastic measures in the fight for survival. Nathaniel Philbrick uses little-known documents-including a long-lost account written by the ship's cabin bo... View more info

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Hatteras Blue

By: "Poyer, David"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780312927493

ISBN: 0312927495

Condition: GOOD

In a graveyard of the Atlantic, a treacherous sercret has been buried...until now. A U-boat went down in 1945, and now, more than 40 years later, the bodies of the three crewmen have surfaced near Hatteras Island. But their chilling reappearance has unleashed a tide of powerful forces--Nazis with a ruthless plan to corner the South American drug market, and a shadowy figure with his own dangerous agenda. We ex-Navy SEAL salvage diver Tiller Galloway probes beneath the surface, he finds himself face-to-face with a killer in a gut-wrenching firefight that cilmaxes hundreds of feet below ... View more info

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Louisiana Blue: A Tiller Galloway Underwater Thriller

By: "Poyer, David"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780312954222

ISBN: 0312954220

Condition: GOOD

Beneath the shimmering surface of the Louisiana Gulf, a deadly scheme is making waves. Former Navy SEAL Tiller Galloway is running from a vengeful past and needs to make himself scarce. Where better to lie low than under the murky, hazardous depths of the Louisiana Gulf? Galloway is doing the most dangerous kind of diving-- the kind that brings big money. But there's fathomless corruption that could lead to an environmental Armageddon. Now Galloway must look the other way or look into his own watery grave... In the unforgettable tradition of Clive Cussler and John D. MacDonald, bestsel... View more info

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Down to a Sunless Sea: A Tiller Galloway Underwater Thriller

By: "Poyer, David"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780312964078

ISBN: 0312964072

Condition: GOOD

"Depth: 105...Wriggling like an eel, he forced himself up into the narrow gap he'd created...Rocks scraped and clattered away. A hint of doubt-- Should I be doing this?-- was answered by the calm comfort that pervaded his mind now. Nothing was going to happen...Everything was going to be all right..." Welcome to the most dangerous sport on Earth: where cave divers step into murky Florida ponds and end up hundreds of feet beneath the ground, slinking through Swiss-cheese-like rock formations, past strange underground creatures, heading down tunnels that may open into caverns, or lead nowher... View more info

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Alive: The Story of the Andes Survivors

By: "Read, Piers Paul"

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Avon:

Seller ID: 9780380003211

ISBN: 038000321X

Condition: GOOD

On October 12, 1972, a plane carrying a team of young rugby players crashed into the remote, snow-peaked Andes. Out of the forty-five original passengers and crew, only sixteen made it off the mountain alive. For ten excruciating weeks they suffered deprivations beyond imagining, confronting nature head-on at its most furious and inhospitable. And to survive, they were forced to do what would have once been unthinkable ... This is their story -- one of the most astonishing true adventures of the twentieth century. View more info

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By: "Reilly, Matthew"

Price: $2.00


Seller ID: 9780312981266

ISBN: 0312981260

Condition: GOOD

Four centuries ago, a precious idol was hidden in the jungles of Peru. To the Incan people, it is still the ultimate symbol of their spirit. To William race, an American linguist enlisted by the U.S. Army to decipher the clues to its location, it's the ultimate symbol of the apocalypse... Carved from a rare stone not found on Earth, the idol possesses elements more destructive than any nuclear bomb--a virtual planet killer. In the wrong hands it could mean the end of mankind. And whoever possesses the idol, possesses the unfathomable--and cataclysmic--power of the gods... Now, in the f... View more info

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Seven Deadly Wonders: A Novel

By: "Reilly, Matthew"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pocket:

Seller ID: 9781416505068

ISBN: 1416505067

Condition: GOOD

AN ANCIENT SECRET . . . A TEAM OF HEROES . . . THE ADVENTURE OF A LIFETIME"A legend of the ancient world decrees that every 4,500 years, a terrible solar event will wreak worldwide destruction" . . . but whoever sets the Golden Capstone atop the Great Pyramid at Giza will avert disaster and gain the ultimate prize: a millennium of world dominance. "Now the Sun is turning once again and nation will battle nation to retrieve the missing Capstone" . . . but a group of small nations, led by super-soldier Jack West Jr., bands together to prevent any one country from attaining this frightening... View more info


By: "Resnick, Mike"

Price: $1.50

Publisher: Roc:

Seller ID: 9780451138675

ISBN: 0451138678

Condition: GOOD

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The Amulet of Power (Lara Croft: Tomb Raider)

By: "Resnick, Mike"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Del Rey:

Seller ID: 9780345461711

ISBN: 0345461711

Condition: very good

Here at last-the first exciting book in a bold new series of Lara Croft novels tying directly into the popular video games. The Amulet of Power reveals the never-before shown events that took place between "The Last Revelation" and "Angel of Darkness." Trapped beneath the ruins of an Egyptian tomb, Lara faces certain death . . . until fate intervenes and sets her on the trail of an ancient talisman of power.""Archaeologist and explorer Lara Croft travels the world in search of ancient relics, forgotten crypts, and lost cities. Highly trained for combat and possessing an insatiable appe... View more info

Brick Bradford with Brocco. The Modern Buccaneer

By: "Ritt, William (Clarence Gray, illus.)"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Racine. WI, 1938

Seller ID: 6-7M002

Condition: FAIR

"Stiff covers with illustrated paper covering. The text block is tight but barely attached at front hinge. Age toning of cheap paper pages has made the edges fragile and cracked the endpaper attachment to the first free page. Age soiled exterior. Clean interior. Square except for slight inward curl of cover corners. Rubbing to all cover edges. 426 pages with text on left page and full page drawing with caption on right facing page. Action adventure ""based on the famous newspaper strip.""3-5/8x4.5x1-3/8"" (9.1x11.5x3.5cm) Big Little Book #1468." View more info

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Ice Hunt

By: "Rollins, James"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Harper:

Seller ID: 9780060521608

ISBN: 0060521600

Condition: GOOD

Carved into a moving island of ice twice the size of the United States, Ice Station Grendel has been abandoned for more than seventy years. The twisted brainchild of the finest minds of the former Soviet Union, it was designed to be inaccessible and virtually invisible. But an American undersea research vessel has inadvertently pulled too close--and something has been sighted moving inside the allegedly deserted facility, something whose survival defies every natural law. And now, as scientists, soldiers, intelligence operatives, and unsuspecting civilians are drawn into Grendel's lethal vo... View more info

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Map of Bones (Sigma Force)

By: "Rollins, James"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Avon:

Seller ID: 9780060765248

ISBN: 0060765240

Condition: GOOD

During a crowded service at a cathedral in Germany, armed intruders in monks' robes unleash a nightmare of blood and destruction. But the killers have not come for gold; they seek a more valuable prize: the bones of the Magi who once paid homage to a newborn savior . . . a treasure that could reshape the world.With the Vatican in turmoil, SIGMA Force leaps into action. An elite team of scientific and Special Forces operatives under the command of Grayson Pierce and accompanied by Lieutenant Rachel Verona of Rome's carabinieri, they are pursuing a deadly mystery that weaves through sites ... View more info

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"Kayak Morning: Reflections on Love, Grief, and Small Boats"

By: "Rosenblatt, Roger"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Ecco:

Seller ID: 9780062084033

ISBN: 0062084038

Condition: GOOD

From Roger Rosenblatt, author of the bestsellers Making Toast and Unless It Moves the Human Heart, comes a moving meditation on the passages of grief, the solace of solitude, and the redemptive power of loveIn Making Toast, Roger Rosenblatt shared the story of his family in the days and months after the death of his thirty-eight-year-old daughter, Amy. Now, in Kayak Morning, he offers a personal meditation on grief itself. "Everybody grieves," he writes. From that terse, melancholy observation emerges a work of art that addresses the universal experience of loss.On a quiet Sunday morn... View more info

Conrad's Rivier

By: "Schipper, Mineke"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Amsterdam, c1994

Seller ID: 30P006

ISBN: 9025400299

Condition: VERY GOOD

"Tight, bright covers, slight age tanned pages, clean, slight tilt. Light rubbing to cover edges and 2 faint spine creases. ""Ellens leven verandert ingrijpend als zij trouwt met Gerard, een enthousiaste man die onvermoeibaar werkt aan zijn carriere in het hart van Afrika."" Text in Dutch." View more info

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South: The Endurance Expedition

By: "Shackleton, Ernest"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Signet:

Seller ID: 9780451198808

ISBN: 0451198808

Condition: GOOD

In 1914, as the shadow of war falls across Europe, a party led by veteran explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton sets out to become the first to traverse the Antarctic continent. Their initial optimism is short-lived, however, as the ice field slowly thickens, encasing the ship Endurance in a death-grip, crushing their craft, and marooning 28 men on a ploar ice floe. In an epic struggle of man versus the elements, Shackleton leads his team on a harrowing quest for survival over some of the most unforgiving terrain in the world. Icy, tempestuous seas full of gargantuan waves, mountainous glacier... View more info

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The Terror: A Novel

By: "Simmons, Dan"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Back Bay Books:

Seller ID: 9780316017459

ISBN: 0316017450

Condition: GOOD

"Dan Simmons writes with the salty grace and precision of Patrick O'Brian. But in piling supernatural nightmare upon historical nightmare, layering mystery upon mystery, he has produced a turbocharged vision of popular doom." -"Men's Journal" Greeted with excited critical praise, this extraordinary novel-inspired by the true story of two ice ships that disappeared in the Arctic Circle during an 1845 expedition-swells with the heart-stopping suspense and heroic adventure that have won Dan Simmons praise as "a writer who not only makes big promises but keeps them" ("Seattle Post-Intelligence... View more info