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San Francisco: Tides Foundation, 2002. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. Price clipped. A photographic feast of a day in the life of Africa. Forward by Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Photographed by the world's top photojournalists. Profits benefited AIDS education in Africa.
New York: Hastings House, 1940. Hardcover. later printing. Stated fifth printing. A very good book in a very good dust jacket. Bumped corners to the cloth dust jacket. Jacket is worn in places with chipping to the head and foot of the spine and wear to the extremities. No map in back pocket, as issued. Price clipped.
New York: Hastings House, 1956. Hardcover. later printing. Revised edition 1956. A very good book in a very good dust jacket. Bumped corners to the cloth dust jacket. Jacket is worn in places with chipping to the head and foot of the spine and wear to the extremities. No map in back pocket, as issued. Sticker to the front panel. Maps on the endpapers.
Caldwell, ID: Caxton Printers, 1937. Hardcover. First edition. A very good book in green fabricoid binding with a sunrise and forest illustration on the cover. NO dust jacket. Front hinge is weak. General wear to the the book with darkening to the spine and some darkening as well. This was the first American Guide Series that was published, put together almost single-handedly by Vardis Fisher. No map in the rear pocket as this was one of 6 state guides (first editions) that did not include a map.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1937. Hardcover. First edition. A very good book in a very good, worn dust jacket. Some darkening to publisher's original blue boards. Wear and creasing to the front panel of the dust jacket, chipping to the head and foot of the jacket. Chipping to the jacket extremities. Price clipped. Fine folding map in rear pocket.
New York: Hastings House, 1952. Hardcover. Second edition. A very good book in a very good dust jacket. Bottom corners bumped, light soiling to to the green cloth covers. Wear to the extremities of the dust jacket which has a long tear along the rear flap fold and tape on the inside of the dust jacket along the spine. Price of $5.00 on the front flap. Completely revised edition by M. Lisle Reese. The first edition of this book is one of scarcer editions of the American Guide Series.
Seattle: Kelly Printing Co, 1948. Hardcover. Second Printing. A near fine book in a very good dust jacket. Darkening to the jacket spine and wear at the foot of the jacket and tips. As noted in the forward, this is the "author"s experiences as recorded by him on the illfated voyage of the barque "Mertola". Also his further adventures aboard the barques "Grassendale" and "William Tell". Told by Captain Green's son. Signed and inscribed by the author and dated 1948.