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Improbable: A Novel, Adam Fawer
1 Improbable: A Novel
Adam Fawer
New York William Morrow 2005 0060736771 / 9780060736774 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Author's debut novel. Clean teal green boards with black spine, metallic 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. 403 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A riveting story of chance, fate, and numbers, and one man's strange journey past the boundaries of the possible into the chilling realm of the improbable. 023788

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2 New England and the Sea
Albion, Robert G.; Baker, William A.; Labaree, Benjamin Woods
Published for the Marine Historical Association, Mystic Seaport, by Wesleyan University Press 1972 0-8195-4052-8 / 9780819540522 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean gray cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Maps on endpapers. Illustrated with photographs, drawings & maps. 299 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover.New England. 009225

Price: 25.00 USD
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Amber Glints, Amber
3 Amber Glints
Amber
Chicago / New York Rand McNally 1897 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Rare title - decorated American trade binding with cover design by William Wallace Denslow. Cover depicts woman in blue dress holding a book and sitting in a tree, design extends to spine and rear cover. Light overall soiling. Very slight rubbing at top spine edge. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top edges, clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Title page printed in red and black. 323 pages. 025378

Price: 150.00 USD
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4 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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5 This Generation: A Selection of British and American Literature from 1914 to the Present with Historical and Critical Essays
Anderson, George K. And Eda Lou Walton
Scott, Foresman and Company 1939 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with blue circular title box on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Very small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper; no other marks. 975 pgs. with index of first lines. Includes works by Robert Frost, Henry Louis Mencken, George Santayana, Amy Lowell, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Gertrude Stein, Katherine Mansfield, Archibald MacLeish, Ezra Pound, Carl Sandburg, William Faulkner and many more. approx. 7" x 10". Literature. 016829

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Anne of the Thousand Days, Anderson, Maxwell
6 Anne of the Thousand Days
Anderson, Maxwell
New York William Sloane Associates 1948 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in unclipped original jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with black author intials stamped on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper; no other marks. 123 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has wear to fold edges and at top and bottom spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A play based on the story of Anne Boleyn from the time when King Henry first came to claim her to the time when she is awaiting her execution. 020676

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Nautilus 90 North, Anderson, William R. with Clay Blair, Jr.
7 Nautilus 90 North
Anderson, William R. with Clay Blair, Jr.
Cleveland / New York World Publishing Company 1959 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Fair Jacket 
Stated First Edition in second printing dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with illustration of submarine on cover and spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Brief previous owner inscription dated 1959 on back side of front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs by John Krawczyk, USN. 251 pages with index, plus "About the Author." Dust jacket is tattered, missing large chip at base of spine, has tears and edge wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Dramatic account of the first atomic submarine's voyage from the Pacific to the Atlantic beneath the Arctic ice pack. 024891

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My Favorite Stories of the Great Outdoors - Nature Lover's Treasury, Andrews, Roy Chapman
8 My Favorite Stories of the Great Outdoors - Nature Lover's Treasury
Andrews, Roy Chapman
New York Greystone Press 1950 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Selected, and with an Introduction, by Roy Chapman Andrews - Noted Explorer and naturalist, Honorary Director of the American Museum of Natural History. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.98 on front inside flap), a few short closed edge tears; nice photo of Dr. Roy Chapman Andrews on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Includes stories by such notable writers as William Beebe, Mark Twain, Louis Bromfield, Stewart Edward White, Ernest Thompson Seton, Joseph Conrad, Carl Akeley, Robert Louis Stevenson and other great writers. 025192

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My Favorite Stories of the Great Outdoors - Nature Lover's Treasury, Andrews, Roy Chapman (Editor)
9 My Favorite Stories of the Great Outdoors - Nature Lover's Treasury
Andrews, Roy Chapman (Editor)
New York Greystone Press 1950 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Light blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Hint of fading to board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Selected, and with an Introduction, by Roy Chapman andrews - noted explorer and naturalist and at the time, Honorary Director of the American Museum of Natural History. 404 pages. Clean dust jacket has short closed edge tears at folds, a few small edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A host of great nature stories by such great writers as William Beebe, Ernest Thompson Seton, Joseph Conrak, Louis Bromfield, Zane Grey, Jack London, John Muir, and many more. 023870

Price: 18.00 USD
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A Remarkable Woman - A Biography of Katharine Hepburn, Anne Edwards
10 A Remarkable Woman - A Biography of Katharine Hepburn
Anne Edwards
New York William Morrow & Co 1989 0688045286 / 9780688045289 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean dust jacket. Clean cream boards with red cloth spine with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean red endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with wonderful photographs. 512 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Biography of one of the greatest and most enduring stars of the 20h Century. 025960

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The Golden Ass of Apuleius, Apuleius, Lucius
11 The Golden Ass of Apuleius
Apuleius, Lucius
New York Modern Library 1928 Stated First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Dust jacket 
First Modern Library Edition (stated) - Modern Library No. 88. Toledano binding no. 4. Very clean brown faux leather flexible boards with stamped bright gold Modern Library logo on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or tears. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Bernhard endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Translated by William Adlington. 301 pp. 022733

Price: 20.00 USD
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12 Crime and the Psychic World
Archer, Fred
New York William Morrow 1969 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Red tweed boards with white lettering on spine. Very lightly soiled. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 220 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with 1/4" closed tear at front flap fold, very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "An extraordinary collection of anecdotes in which a psychic has been instrumental in solving or preventing a crime" - Gina Cerminara". 8vo. True Crime. 008636

Price: 10.00 USD
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13 A Ring Has No End
Armstrong, Thomas
New York William Sloane Associates 1958 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 477 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has small edge chips, slight edgewear and some closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "Here are war and peace, love and violence, in the chronicle of a noble Russian family--a thunderous cavalcade--from the Crimean War through decades of imperial luxury and licentiousness to the shattering aftermath of the revolution." 8vo. Fiction. 010923

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A Ring has No End, Armstrong, Thomas
14 A Ring has No End
Armstrong, Thomas
New York William Sloane Associates 1958 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, slight fading to board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; tiny previous owner name on front fixed endpaper along spine edge. 477 pgs. Clean color illustrated dustjacket (by John Alan Maxwell) is not price clipped, has slight edge wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. War, love and violence in this chronicle of a noble Russian family--from the Crimean War through decades of imperial luxury and licentiousness to the shattering aftermath of revolution. 8vo. historical Fiction. 013672

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The Crater's Edge, Bagnall, Stephen
15 The Crater's Edge
Bagnall, Stephen
New York William Morrow 1946 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to top and bottom spine edge, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 154 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has very slight fading to spine, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a spiritual journey of a young soldier. 8vo. Fiction. 015185

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National Velvet, Bagnold, Enid
16 National Velvet
Bagnold, Enid
New York William Morrow 1935 First American Edition, First printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Laurian Jones, Illustrator 
First American Edition, in original unclipped jacket. Red and black cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying, slightest hint of soiling. Pages and edges are clean with red top-stained page edges. Binding is tight, cracking to paper at front hinge neatly and professionally reglued. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 303 pp. Illustrations by Laurian Jones. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), small edge & corner chips, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Classic story of a young English girl (Velvet Brown) who rides her horse in the Grand National Steeplechase, and wins. Made into a movie starring Eizabeth Taylor and Mickey Rooney (1944) and later into a television series in the early 1960's starring Lori Martin. 023399

Price: 75.00 USD
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Our Own Birds - A Familiar Natural History of the Birds of the United States, Baily, William L.
17 Our Own Birds - A Familiar Natural History of the Birds of the United States
Baily, William L.
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott n.d. Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Pretty decorated binding - clean green cloth boards with silver and black bird and botanical decoration on cover and spine. Tiny point of wear at two corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers, small tear to corner piece of delicate front free endpaper. Illustrated in black and white with lovely frontis illustration of ruffed grouse with clean tissue guard. Revised and Edited by Edward D. Cope. 265 pages with index. 023091

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Engine and the Gun, Barbary, James
18 The Engine and the Gun
Barbary, James
New York Meredith Press 1963 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket William McClaren, Illustrator 
Very clean charcoal boards with white cloth spine, black title box with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean red endpapers. 159 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, slight wear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 009378

Price: 10.00 USD
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Philosophy in the Twentieth Century: An Anthology (4 volumes in slipcase), Barrett, William and Henry D. Aiken
19 Philosophy in the Twentieth Century: An Anthology (4 volumes in slipcase)
Barrett, William and Henry D. Aiken
New York Random House 1962 First Trade Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Slipcase Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with gray and black title boxes, silver lettering on spines. No bumping, fading or wear. Bindings are tight and crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Very small P/O label on inside edge of front free endpaper of each book. housed in very clean and sturdy gray slipcase. A clean, handsome set. 8vo. Philosophy. 005214

Price: 35.00 USD
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20 The Empty Shrine
Barrett, William E.
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1958 Early Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Black cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 322 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, a few small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. By the author of "The Left Hand of God", this is a novel of love and deep faith set on an island in the Saint Lawrence River. 8vo. Fiction. 009503

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