North of South: An African Journey.
Item Number: 915
London: Andre Deutsch, 1978.
First edition of the author’s most well-known work. Octavo, original green cloth with titles to the spine in gilt. Inscribed by the author. Light wear, else fine in a near fine bright dust jacket.
Other Books by this Author
First Edition of Shackletons Classic Account The Heart of the Antarctic in the Rare Original Dust Jacket
Philadelphia: J. P. Lippincott Company, 1909.
First editions. Large octavos, 2 volumes, original blue cloth. Near fine in the rare original dust jackets with light wear and a few unnecessary tape repairs. Contains three partly colored folding maps & 2 panoramas on 1 folding sheet in rear pocket, 2 photogravure frontispieces and 12 color plates. Examples of Heart of the Antarctic in jacket are rare, with only one example of the American edition dust jackets appearing at auction in the last 50 years.
San Francisco: Sierra Club..
First edition. Folio, original cloth. Warmly inscribed by author, “To _____ _______ , Dreams are the door to adventures of all flavor. Good Journey. Tom Hornbein. October 2007” Very good in a very good dust jacket that shows some shelfwear. This work was named to National Geographic 100 Greatest Adventures books of the twentieth century.
New York: Dutton, 2001.
First edition. Octavo, original half cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the half title page, “Best regards to Mary Crocker One of the great contributors to the success of manned spaceflight Chris Kraft.”
NASA color photograph from May 1969 press release printed on verso. Signed by each of the Apollo 11 crew. “To Steve Turner, Neil Armstrong.” Signed by Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin group portrait by NASA, showing them in space suits without helmet, the Moon in the background. Matted and framed, measures 12″ x 14″.