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Mrs. Chippy's Last Expedition: The Remarkable Journal of Shackleton's Polar-Bound Cat

By: "Alexander, Caroline"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harpercollins:

Seller ID: 9780060175467

ISBN: 006017546X

Condition: very good

As chronicled in the classic Endurance, Shackleton's expedition to Antarctica is regarded as one of the most perilous in history. After sailing halfway around the world, his ship became trapped in a sea of ice, and during the subsequent weeks, then months, as the ice thickened, its hull was eventually crushed. All 29 crew members were pushed to their limits to survive ... including the level-headed, quick-thinking Mrs. Chippy, a robust (male) cat.No ordinary cat, Mrs.... View more info

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Rock Climbing (Adventure Sports)

By: "Barry, John, Shepherd, Nigel"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Stackpole Books:

Seller ID: 9780811722315

ISBN: 0811722317

Condition: GOOD

The Adventure Sports books are the perfect introduction to the skills and equipment needed to master six exciting sports. Each title in the series is packed with expert information on technique, equipment, safety, and competition; every topic is illustrated with dozens of full-color photographs and drawings. View more info

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Seven Summits

By: "Bass, Dick, Wells, Frank, Ridgeway, Rick"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing:

Seller ID: 9780446385169

ISBN: 0446385166

Condition: GOOD

Two Undaunted Men Frank Wells was the head of a major motion picture studio. Dick Bass had made his fortune as an energy and resort entrepreneur. In middle age, both men left behind home, family, and successful careers to share an impossible dream. Seven Unconquered Summits The challenge: be the first to climb the highest mountain on each of seven continents, from McKinley to Kilimanjaro to Everest. The obstacles: many and merciless, from ice storms to illness to a measu... View more info

The Deep

By: "Benchley, Peter"

Price: $1.25

Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell:

Seller ID: 9780553104226

ISBN: 0553104225

Condition: GOOD

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"The Action Hero's Handbook: How to Catch a Great White Shark, Perform the Vulcan Nerve Pinch, Track a Fugitive, and Dozens of Other TV and Movie Skills"

By: "Borgenicht, David, Borgenicht, Joe"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Quirk Books:

Seller ID: 9781931686051

ISBN: 193168605X

Condition: very good

The Ultimate Guide to Keeping Up with the Indiana Joneses For everyone who's ever wanted to be as smooth as James Bond, as clever as Captain Kirk, or as tough as Charlie's Angels, "The Action Hero's Handbook "is the ultimate guide to the essential skills every action hero needs to survive and thrive in this dangerous but exciting world. This book features dozens of "real-life "action hero techniques, directly from experts in the subjects at hand: FBI agents, se... View more info

"Anne Bonny, Pirate Queen: The True Saga of a Fabulous Female Buccaneer)"

By: "Brown, Douglas"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "Derby, CT", 1962

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 1NP002

Condition: GOOD+

"Appears unread but has slight corner bumps to outside corners. Tight, light age tanning of pages, clean except for faint age soil to cover edges, slight curl and tilt. Owner's stamp on front cover. Number written on first free page. ""Anne and Jim (Bonny) shipped out with the notorious Captain Blackbeard, raiding, killing and looting, and establishing their reputations as free-booters who would stop at nothing in their quest for wealth and adventure..."&... View more info

"Pellucidar (Pellucidar, No 2)"

By: "Burroughs, Edgar Rice"

Price: $1.95

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345366696

ISBN: 0345366697

Condition: GOOD

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Tarzan of the Apes: A Tarzan Novel

By: "Burroughs, Edgar Rice"

Price: $1.95

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345319777

ISBN: 034531977X

Condition: very good

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One Thousand Metres Down: True Adventures Under the Earth

By: "Cadoux, Jean"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: NY, 1957

Seller ID: 8DT021

Condition: VERY GOOD+/Good-(DJ)

"Tight, bright. Clean interior, light age soil to exterior edges and endpapers, faint tilt. DJ is intact but rubbed, lightly age-soiled and has frayed edges. How a 1956 French expedition set a new spelunking record exploring the Cuves de Sassenage. Book tells the tale of the week long expedition to 4000 feet (1130 metres) below the ground. Includes maps and black and white photos." View more info

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"Finding New England's Shipwrecks and Treasures (Collectible Classics, No. 6)"

By: "Cahill, Robert E."

Price: $3.00

Publisher: "Chandler-Smith Publishing House, Incorporated":

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780916787059

ISBN: 0916787052

Condition: GOOD

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The yachting book of coastwise navigation

By: "Campbell, Stafford"

Price: $4.95

Publisher: "Dodd, Mead":

Seller ID: 9780396083566

ISBN: 0396083560

Condition: GOOD

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By: "Cook, Robin"

Price: $1.50

Publisher: Signet:

Seller ID: 9780451091949

ISBN: 0451091949

Condition: GOOD

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Eaters of the Dead

By: "Crichton, Michael"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harper:

Seller ID: 9780061782633

ISBN: 0061782637

Condition: GOOD

The year is A.D. 922. A refined Arab courtier, representative of the powerful Caliph of Baghdad, encounters a party of Viking warriors who are journeying to the barbaric North. He is appalled by their Viking customs--the wanton sexuality of their pale, angular women, their disregard for cleanliness . . . their cold-blooded human sacrifices. But it is not until they reach the depths of the Northland that the courtier learns the horrifying and inescapable truth: He has ... View more info

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Finding Jack: A Novel

By: "Crocker, Gareth"

Price: $12.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press:

Seller ID: 9780312621728

ISBN: 0312621728

Condition: GOOD

"When the war ends, how do you leave your best friend behind? "After losing his young family in a tragic accident, Fletcher Carson joins the flagging war effort in Vietnam. Deeply depressed, he plans to die in the war. But during one of his early missions, Fletcher rescues a critically wounded yellow Lab whom he nurses back to health and names Jack. As Fletcher and Jack patrol and survive the forests of Vietnam, Fletcher slowly regains the will to live. At the end ... View more info

Pacific Vortex!

By: "Cussler, Clive"

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780553228663

ISBN: 0553228668

Condition: very good

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Vixen 03: A Novel

By: "Cussler, Clive"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780440423140

ISBN: 0440423147

Condition: very good

A RIVETING, DEATH-DEFYING DIRK PITT ADVENTURE 1954: Vixen 03 is down. The plane, bound for the Pacific carrying thirty-six Doomsday Bombs--canisters armed with quick-death germs of unbelievable potency--vanishes. Vixen has in fact crashed into an ice-covered lake in Colorado. 1988: Dirk Pitt, who heroically raised the "Titanic," discovers the wreckage of Vixen 03. But two deadly canisters are missing. They're in the hands of a terrorist group. Their lethal ... View more info

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Polar Shift

By: "Cussler, Clive"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: JOVE:

Seller ID: 9780425210482

ISBN: 0425210480

Condition: GOOD

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arctic drift

By: "cussler, clive"

Price: $5.00


Seller ID: 9780425231456

ISBN: 0425231453

Condition: GOOD

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By: "Cussler, Clive"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pocket Books:

Seller ID: 9780671704650

ISBN: 0671704656

Condition: GOOD

Charts of lost gold...breathtaking art and rarevolumes...maps of hidden oil and mineral deposits thatcould change the world's balance of power.Now DIRK PITT discovers the secret trail of thetreasures of Alexandria -- a trail that plunges him into abrutal conspiracy for total domination of the globe. Zealotsthreaten to unseat the governments of Egypt and Mexico,exposing America to invasion and economic collapse.Suddenly, from East to West, anarchists reach their deadlyten... View more info

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Deep Six (Dirk Pitt)

By: "Cussler, Clive"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Pocket Star:

Seller ID: 9781416516859

ISBN: 1416516859

Condition: GOOD

A ghost ship drifts across the northern Pacific.... A Soviet luxury liner burns like a funeral pyre.... And the U.S. President's yacht is heading for disaster.... Somewhere off the coast of Alaska, a sunken cargo poses a threat of unthinkable proportions. Potentially, the lost shipment of chemicals could destroy all life in the ocean -- and perhaps the world -- unless DIRK PITT(R) can find it first. But time is running out for the NUMA agent and his team. ... View more info