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BIOGRAPHIES & MEMOIRS, ATHLETES & ADVENTURERS

BIOGRAPHIES & MEMOIRS, ATHLETES & ADVENTURERS

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1 Henson, Matthew Alexander A Negro Explorer At The North Pole
New York Frederick A. Stokes & Co. 1912 B00085XB6W FIRST EDITION HARDCOVER VERY GOOD NONE 8vo Frontis 
First Edition [Stokes - 1912]. A very nice copy. There is some slight rubbing to the cloth, and a couple of letters in the titles are rubbed at the front board. The paste-on of Henson is intact, the tissue guard for the frontis is in place, and there are no markings, names, etc. within the interior. The binding is tight and the cloth clean - there is no dust jacket. A very collectible copy of an extraordinarily scarce book. NOT an ex-library copy! 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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2 Hilenbrand, Laura Seabiscuit - An American Legend
New York Random House 2001 0375502912 / 9780375502910 FIRST EDITION HARDCOVER F/F FINE 8vo Photographs 
1st edition. No audio blurb - right price. A tiny smudge to the bottom edge of the text block, else a Very Fine copy in a like dust jacket. Not price-clipped. Scarce! 
Price: 150.00 USD
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3 Mackay, James I Have Not Yet Begun To Fight: A Life Of John Paul Jones
Edinburgh, Scotland Mainstream Publishing 1998 1840180579 / 9781840180572 FIRST U.K. EDITION HARDCOVER NF/F FINE 8vo Photographs & Maps 
1st UK edition [1998]. Light soiling to the text block, else a Fine copt in a dust jacket that shows only the slightest wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Taylor, Marshall W. 'Major' The Fastest Bicycle Rider In The World: The Story Of A Coloured Boy's Indomitable Courage And Succes
Worcester, MA Wormley Publishing Company 1928 B002977GRW FIRST EDITION HARDCOVER VERY GOOD NONE 8vo Frontis 
First Edition [Wormley Publishing - 1928]. [Signed] and [Incribed] by Major Taylor in June of 1929. An extremely scarce title, especially signed. This copy has a moderate spine slant, and, as usual, much of the title lettering is quite rubbed and not easily read. Quite scarce and NOT an ex-library copy! 
Price: 750.00 USD
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5 Terrell, John Upton The Man Who Rediscovered America - A Biography Of John Wesley Powell
New York Weybright And Talley 1969 B001B12ELA FIRST EDITION HARDCOVER VG/VG VERY GOOD 8vo Not Illustrated 
A Near Fine copy that shows minor wear at the dust jacket extrems. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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