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Hobo: A Young Man's Thoughts on Trains and Tramping in America

By: Cotton, Eddy Joe

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Harmony Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 605705

ISBN: 0609607383

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Map on endpapers. Full number line.. 285 pages. With an arresting mix of homespun wisdom, gritty realism, and poignant self-examination, and set against the backdrop of a young man’s coming of age, Hobo is a modern examination of one of America’s oldest and most revered folk heroes. A free spirit, Zebu Recchia’s mother set out on her own when her son was only two years old. Left behind, the tight family unit ... View more info

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John Colter: His Years in the Rockies

By: Harris, Burton

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press: 1993

Edition: 1st Bison Book Edition

Our Product Number: 608866

ISBN: 0803272642

Condition: Fine


180 pages. John Colter was a crack hunter with the Lewis and Clark expedition before striking out on his own as a mountain man and fur trader. A solitary journey in the winter of 1807-8 took him into present-day Wyoming. To unbelieving trappers he later reported sights that inspired the name of Colter's Hell. It was a sulfurous place of hidden fires, smoking pits, and shooting water. And it was real. John Colter is known to history as probably the first white man to disc... View more info

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Blue Latitudes: Boldly Going Where Captain Cook Has Gone Before

By: Horwitz, Tony

Price: $8.20

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Co.: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 605613

ISBN: 0805065415

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very light shelfwear. Light blue boards with facimile of author's signature in silver with darker blue spine imprinted in silver with title and author. Map on endpapers. Full number line 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2.. 496 pages. In an exhilarating tale of historic adventure, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Confederates in the Attic retraces the voyages of Captain James Cook, the Yorkshire farm boy who drew the map of the modern world Captain James Cook's three epic ... View more info

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An Account of the Voyage of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo

By: Nauman [CNMF Project editor], James D.

Price: $14.99

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Cabrillo National Monument Foundation: 1999.

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 606904

ISBN: 0941032078

Condition: Fine


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