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1 Images of the World

National Geographic Society 1981 Stated First Edition Cloth Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Beautifully clean silver cloth covered boards. Binding tight & square. Pages clean, no names, writing or bookplates inside. First Edition, limited to 405,000 copies. 326 fabulous photographs taken around the world in color and black and white. Clean dustjacket has minor edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Photography. WARD01090

Price: 12.00 USD
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Mongrel, Puppy, Whelp and Hound: A Booklet in Praise of Dogs of All Kinds
2 Mongrel, Puppy, Whelp and Hound: A Booklet in Praise of Dogs of All Kinds

London Medici Society 1930 First Edition, Second Impression Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Very clean decorated paper covered boards with blue cloth spine, clean unchipped labels on cover and spine. Hint of fading at top and bottom of spine edge. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Clean scarce DUSTJACKET is not price clipped, front and rear panel and flaps in excellent shape, some pieces of spine are missing. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A delightful collection of prose and verse in praise of dogs. 12mo. Dogs. 013317

Price: 65.00 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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The Glass of Fashion - Some Social Reflections, A Gentleman with A Duster
4 The Glass of Fashion - Some Social Reflections
A Gentleman with A Duster
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1921 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very light soiling, small spot of wear-through to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard. Many additional illustrations. 176 pages. 024088

Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Tenderloin
Adams, Samuel Hopkins
New York Random House 1959 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket 
Yellow cloth boards with black title box, gold letteirng on spine. Very slight fading to spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 372 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has chips at spine edges, 4" closed tear along front spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. New York City. 008926

Price: 8.00 USD
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The Big City, or the New Mayhew, Atkinson, Alex and Ronald Searle
6 The Big City, or the New Mayhew
Atkinson, Alex and Ronald Searle
New York George Braziller, Inc. 1959 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Ronald Searle, Illustrator 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean blue paper covered boards with black lettering on cover, clean unfaded black cloth spine with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Wonderful illustrations by Ronald Searle. 111 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, a few very tiny closed edge tears, small price clip on front inside flap at lower corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. What REALLY goes on in the big city. 024230

Price: 40.00 USD
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7 The Transfiguration of Life and Other Sermons
Atwood, The Rev. Edward S.
Boston/Chicago Congregational Sunday-School and Publishing Society 1888 Memorial Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with gold stamped lettering on cover and spine, beveled edges. Slight fraying at top of spine, light wear at two corner tips. Binding is tight, pages are clean. Personal library plate on front fixed endpaper, name and date (1889) on front free endpaper. 242 pgs. 8vo. Religion. 011366

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Glitter and the Gold - An Autobiography, Balsan, Consuelo Vanderbilt (formerly Duchess of Marlborough)
8 The Glitter and the Gold - An Autobiography
Balsan, Consuelo Vanderbilt (formerly Duchess of Marlborough)
New York Harper & Brothers 1952 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean blue boards with black cloth spine, gold title box on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 336 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (4.00 on front inside flap), has edge wear, closed tears, small chips, light soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Intimately, wittily, and with disenchanted affection, the author writes of New York society and of its personalities in the eighteen-eighties and nineties, the golden years of the original "400." As well as a biography, this is an important social history of the Victorian Age and the decline and fall of European society. 025561

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Humphrey Bogart, Benchley, Nathaniel
9 Humphrey Bogart
Benchley, Nathaniel
Boston Little, Brown 1975 0316088862 / 9780316088862 First Edition, Second Printing Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Second printing in dust jacket. Very clean black boards with black cloth spine; bright silver lettering on cover, red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean red endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with stunning photographs and movie stills. 242 pages. Photographic dust jacket is not price clipped; very slight edge wear. enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An affectionate, funny, always perceptive portrait of the society blue blood who played tough men with more style and panache than any other actor in Hollywood, before or since. 023773

Price: 12.00 USD
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Wrought Gold: A Model Life for Christian Workers, Bennett, Mrs. S. R. I.
10 Wrought Gold: A Model Life for Christian Workers
Bennett, Mrs. S. R. I.
New York American Female Guardian Society 1875 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean maroon cloth boards with stamped gold letter, blind-stamped border decoration on front and rear cover. Bevelled edges. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper dated 1877. Pages and edges are clean (gilt page edges). Very slight surface wear to corners. Binding is tight and square. Frontispiece portrait of the author with clean tissue guard. 154 pages. 024499

Price: 20.00 USD
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Debut, Biddle, Livingston
11 Debut
Biddle, Livingston
New York Julian Messner 1952 First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean blue cloth boards with red cloth spine, black title box on spine. No bumping or wear, slightest hint of browning to board edges. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper. 378 pgs. Clean bright DUSTJACKET is not price clipped, unfaded, with a few tiny shallow chips and very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A romance novel of debut society in Philadelphia during World War II. 013863

Price: 30.00 USD
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Friday Night Lights - A Town, a Team, and a Dream, Bissinger, H. G.
12 Friday Night Lights - A Town, a Team, and a Dream
Bissinger, H. G.
Addison Wesley Publishing Co. 1990 0201196778 / 9780201196771 Stated First printing Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing ("First Printing, July 1990" with letter line beginning with "A"). Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 357 pgs. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears; mere hint of light surface rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Book documents the coach and players of a high school football team of Odessa, Texas and the town's obsession with the game. Made into a film in 2004 and a television series which premiered in 2006. 018507

Price: 120.00 USD
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Photographs of Lyle Bonge (Jargon (Jargon Society), 89.), Bonge, Lyle
13 Photographs of Lyle Bonge (Jargon (Jargon Society), 89.)
Bonge, Lyle
Jargon Society 1983 0912330538 / 9780912330532 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Size approximately 10-3/4" x 11-1/4". Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean black endpapers. No names, writing or marks. With an Introduction by A.D. Coleman, an Afterword by Jonathan Williams. Writing and photographs by Lyle Bonge. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (32.50 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025907

Price: 30.00 USD
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Boswell on the Grand Tour - Italy, Corsica, and France 1765-1766, Boswell, James (Edited by Frank Brady & Frederick A. Pottle)
14 Boswell on the Grand Tour - Italy, Corsica, and France 1765-1766
Boswell, James (Edited by Frank Brady & Frederick A. Pottle)
New York McGraw-Hill 1955 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue boards with dark blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Tiny points of wear at bottom corner tips. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Very small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated. 356 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket (designed by Warren Chappell) is not price clipped (5.50 on front inside flap), has very shallow chipping at top spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Sex, Religion and Politics - the three subjects of conversation forbidden in polite society - are James Boswell's main concerns in this fifth volume of the Boswell papers, which concludes his lively account of his European travels. 025090

Price: 35.00 USD
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15 A Few Brass Tacks
Bromfield, Louis
New York/ London Harper & Brothers 1946 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped jacket. Black cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No bumping or wear. Faintest hint of light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 303 pgs. Unchipped dustjacket is not price clipped, with just a hint of slightest edge wear and very slight soiling, one 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Louis Bromfield, Pulitzer Prize winning author, on some answers to the political, economic and social problems of America and the world. 8vo. Essays. 015617

Price: 25.00 USD
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Hell Of A Place To Lose A Cow: An American Hitchhiking Odyssey, Brookes, Tim
16 Hell Of A Place To Lose A Cow: An American Hitchhiking Odyssey
Brookes, Tim
Washington DC Adventure Press / National Geographic Society 2000 0792276833 / 9780792276838 First Edition, First Printing Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean white boards with blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with color photographs. 308 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderful cross-country American hitchhiking adventure by a regular essayist on National Public Radio's "Weekend Edition." 025103

Price: 15.00 USD
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Black Ship to Hell, Brophy, Brigid
17 Black Ship to Hell
Brophy, Brigid
New York Harcourt Brace & World 1962 Stated First American Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
"First American Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean unfaded blue-black cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 492 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slightest hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book which analyzes the origins, history, and manifestations of the destructive impulse that exists in human beings. 018509

Price: 20.00 USD
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No Duty to Retreat: Violence and Values in American History and Society, Brown, Richard Maxwell
18 No Duty to Retreat: Violence and Values in American History and Society
Brown, Richard Maxwell
U.S.A. Oxford University Press 1991 0195045106 / 9780195045109 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped dust jacket, SIGNED by author. Clean black boards with black cloth spine, unchipped metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "For John Baldwin, Always my Best, Dick Brown - April 16, 1992." 268 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An engrossing account of the idea of self-defense emerged, focusing in particular on the gunfights of the American frontier and their impact on our legal traditions. 024171

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The Emperor of Ocean Park, Carter, Stephen L
19 The Emperor of Ocean Park
Carter, Stephen L
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2002 0375413634 / 9780375413636 Stated First Edition Hardback Very Good+ Fine Jacket Signed
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, SIGNED by author, in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean red boards with black spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Very slight surface wear to board edges, no bumping. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. Briefly inscribed and signed, dated by author on title page. 657 pp. Clean unfaded jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Sign first edition of author's fiction debut which won high acclaim from the critics. The book is set in two privileged worlds: the upper crust African American society of the Eastern seaboard and the inner circle of an Ivy League law school. It tells the story of a complex family with a single, seductive link to the shadowlands of crime. 019521

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The Emperor of Ocean Park, Carter, Stephen L.
20 The Emperor of Ocean Park
Carter, Stephen L.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2002 0-375-41363-4 / 9780375413636 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, signed by author. Clean unfaded red boards with black spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. No other marks, writing or bookplates. 657 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's first novel which won great reviews, this is a novel of suspense as well as a work of astute social observation. Set in two privileged worlds: the upper crust African American society of the eastern seaboard--old families who summer on Martha's Vineyard--and the inner circle of an Ivy League law school. 8vo. Fiction. 015567

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