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1 Billy Graham: God's Ambassador

Minneapolis Billy Graham Evangelistic Association/Tehabi Books 1999 1-88756-65-0 Soft Cover Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean, bright softcover book in as-new condition. No creasing, curling or chipping. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 278 pgs. Illustrated throughout with full color and black & white photographs by Russ Busby. No additional printings listed. Folio. Religion. 008748

Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Larry: Thoughts of Youth

New York The John Day Co. 1931 Fifth Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean maroon cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Small previous owner name on front free endpaper. 152 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. 8vo. Memoir. 007191

Price: 12.00 USD
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3 The Whispering Gallery: Leaves from the Diary of an Ex-Diplomat

New York Boni & Liveright 1926 First Edition, Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated 
Clean light brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine and gold lettering and title box on cover. Spine slightly faded. No surface wear or bumping. Small previous owner's name/date neatly penned on front free endpaper. Pages are clean and bright; no writing or marks. Illustrated with many beautiful portraits. 288 pgs. 014676

Price: 10.00 USD
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An Old Boy Remembers, Adams, John Quincy, D.D.
4 An Old Boy Remembers
Adams, John Quincy, D.D.
Boston Ruth Hill, Publisher 1935 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
Clean brown pebbled cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED by Adah N. Adams (author's wife): This books is presented to Mrs. Charles R. Thomas as a memorial to the love and esteem felt for her by the author and his wife. - Adah N. Adams - Aug. 30th, 1940". 125 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has corner chips, shallow loss at top and bottom of spine, a few closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Delightful reminiscenses of a once-typical American home still lit with candles and heated with open fires. 011817

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Churchill Wit, Adler, Bill
5 The Churchill Wit
Adler, Bill
New York Coward McCann 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket 
First Edition in dust jacket. Very clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 86 pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has several closed tears at spine edges, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019967

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Madame Secretary - A Memoir, Albright, Madeleine
6 Madame Secretary - A Memoir
Albright, Madeleine
New York Miramax 2003 0-7868-6843-0 / 9780786868438 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, with full number line on copyright page, SIGNED by author Madeleine Albright. Very clean charcoal gray boards with clean unfaded black cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean black endpapers. Inscribed and signed on half-title page: "For Ronald Hansen - A True Democrat. Best Wishes, Madeleine Albright - 5/12/04." A photo of the author and recipient is enclosed. 562 pgs. with index. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in removable archival quality mylar cover. 017550

Price: 125.00 USD
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7 Lawrence of Arabia: A Biographical Enquiry
Aldington, Richard
London Collins 1955 First Edition, Second Impression Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Nice frontis photo of T. E. Lawrence, illustrated with additional photographs. 448 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, 1/4" loss at top of spine, a few tiny edge chips at top of rear panel, one 1/2" closed edge tear at bottom of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 009651

Price: 25.00 USD
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Lawrence of Arabia: A Biographical Inquiry, Aldington, Richard
8 Lawrence of Arabia: A Biographical Inquiry
Aldington, Richard
London Collins 1955 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Nice sharp corners, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 448 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean bright unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 015309

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Spy Went Dancing: My further Adventures as an Undercover Agent, Aline, Countess of Romanones
9 The Spy Went Dancing: My further Adventures as an Undercover Agent
Aline, Countess of Romanones
New York G. P. Putnam's 1990 0-399-13509-X / 9780399135095 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean blue boards with clean blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 319 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. American beauty, Spanish socialite, devoted wife and mother, spy: Aline, Countess of Romanones, made international headlines and bestseller lists with her dazzling memoir of World War II OSS adventures, "The Spy Wore Red". Now she returns with a tale of danger and intrigue even more exciting than the first. 8vo. Espionage. 013227

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10 Jack and Jackie: Portrait of an American Marriage
Andersen, Christopher
New York William Morrow 1996 0-688-14760-7 / 9780688147600 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean light gray boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 400 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no wear or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 010433

Price: 12.00 USD
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11 Tar: A Midwest Childhood - A Critical Text
Andersen, Sherwood
Cleveland/London The Press of Case Western Reserve University 1969 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 257 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, no tears, one tiny chip at spine edge is size of half a grain of rice. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A literary study of the novel Tar, written by Sherwood Anderson (also author of Winesburg, Ohio), and a basic document for students of Sherwood Anderson's life--one of the great "representative lives" in American literature. 011274

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12 Albert Schweitzer's Gift of Friendship
Anderson, Erica
New York/Evanston/London Harper & Row 1964 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Very small previous owner name on front free endpaper. 152 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has one small edge chip at base of rear panel (size of pea), no tears, very slight superficial rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 009907

Price: 15.00 USD
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Out Without My Rubbers, Anderson, John Murray (As told to Hugh Abercrombie Anderson)
13 Out Without My Rubbers
Anderson, John Murray (As told to Hugh Abercrombie Anderson)
New York Library Publishers 1954 Stated First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped original jacket. Dark blue cloth boards with yellow lettering on cover and spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean beautifully decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Frontis photo portrait of John Murray Anderson. 253 pages with index. Dustjacket is bright, not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), shallow chipping at top spine edge, light edge wear with short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The memoirs of a great Broadway showman, producer of twenty-nine major Broadway musicals, seven circuses for Ringling Brothers and four aquacades for Billy Rose, along with a multitude of movie stage shows, night club shows, pageants and motion pictures. 022395

Price: 30.00 USD
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A Story Teller's Story, Anderson, Sherwood
14 A Story Teller's Story
Anderson, Sherwood
New York B. W. Huebsch, Inc. 1924 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Very clean unworn brown pebbled cloth boards with stamped yellow lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean top-stained upper page edges. Neatly penned brief previous owner inscription at top of front free endpaper dated Nov. 4, 1924. No other marks. 441 pages. 021928

Price: 35.00 USD
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15 Return to Winesburg Selections from Four Years of Writing for a Country Newspaper 1927-1931
Anderson, Sherwood
Chapel Hill, North Carolina University of North Carolina Press 1967 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean bright orange endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. Edited with an Introduction by Ray Lewis White. 223 pages with an Afterword and bibliography. Dust jacket is clean with some fading to background on spine, and 1967 written on front of dust jacket by a previous owner. A few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This book, which encompasses the years 1927 through 1931, is the first comprehensive sampler of Anderson's writings in the two weekly newspapers of which he was owner, publisher, reporter, copy writer, and printer. 025070

Price: 25.00 USD
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16 Prophet of Reunion: The Life of Paul of Graymoor
Angell, Charles & Charles LaFontaine
New York The Seabury Press 1975 0-8164-0281-7 / 9780816402816 First Edition Hard Cover Good Near Fine Jacket Signed
Brown cloth boards have some fading and speckling, otherwise very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No writing or marks, except that it is AUTHOR SIGNED (both authors) on front free endpaper. 224 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Religion. 006978

Price: 12.00 USD
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Wilderness Wife, Angier, Bradford and Vena
17 Wilderness Wife
Angier, Bradford and Vena
Radnor, Pennsylvania Chilton Book Company 1976 0-8019-6291-9 / 9780801962912 Stated First Edition Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean bright endpapers; very small previous owner return address label at top inside edge of pastedown. Illustrated with photographs. 177 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, one tiny close edge tear, not price clipped, a little light creasing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023866

Price: 15.00 USD
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Antoine, Antoine
18 Antoine
Antoine
New York Prentice-Hall 1945 First Edition, Second Printing Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Fine copy of this second printing (June 1945) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean burgundy cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 243 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, a few very short closed edge tears, not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap). Jacket design by Edgard Cirlin. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Autobiography of ANTOINE, an artist and designer who lived in a six-story glass house in Paris. 023661

Price: 20.00 USD
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No Horizon Is So Far: Two Women and Their Extraordinary Journey Across Antarctica, Arnesen, Liv & Ann Bancroft with Cheryl Dahle
19 No Horizon Is So Far: Two Women and Their Extraordinary Journey Across Antarctica
Arnesen, Liv & Ann Bancroft with Cheryl Dahle
New York, New York, U.S.A. Da Capo Press 2003 0-7382-0794-2 / 9780738207940 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue boards with white spine, blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 251 pgs. Illustrated with color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Book is as new. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Gift Quality 8vo. Exploration. 010086

Price: 15.00 USD
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Seasoned with Salt, Arny, Mary Travis
20 Seasoned with Salt
Arny, Mary Travis
Philadelphia Westminster Press 1959 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket 
Clean beige/gray cloth boards with small green illustration on cover, green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 230 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has short closed edge tears, and light edge wear, hint of rubbing, two clear pieces of tape reinforcing corners of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of an American family in Montclair, NJ, whose rambling old house became home to family, and to assorted boarders ranging from defense workers to a brood of orphan owls. 018757

Price: 30.00 USD
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