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Franklin Center: The Franklin Library, 1987. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine in leather-bound wraps. Still in original shrink wrap. Special Message" by Chatwin not found in other editions. Publisher's letter to Signed First Edition Society members laid-in as issued. Full leather boards with pictorial design in gilt and red. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Signed by the author.
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, 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.
New York: Lyons & Burford, 1990. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a fine dust jacket. Minor toning to the jacket flaps. A lovely copy of the first book by the acclaimed author Into the Wild, Into Thin Air and Under the Banner of Heaven. This is a collection of essays on mountain climbing and mountaineering from around the world.