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1 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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A Story Teller's Story, Anderson, Sherwood
2 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

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Ansel Adams: An Autobiography, Ansel Adams (with Mary Street Alinder)
3 Ansel Adams: An Autobiography
Ansel Adams (with Mary Street Alinder)
Boston Little, Brown And Company 1986 0821215965 / 9780821215968 Third Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Beautiful as new book and dust jacket. Large book - approx. size: 9" x 11". Third printing of the first edition in clean unworn dust jacket. Red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, blind-stamped signature on cover. Clean charcoal gray endpapers. No names, writing or marks. All pages and edges are clean and bright. Illustrated with beautiful Ansel Adams photos throughout (277 illustrations. 400 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket has no chipping or wear, no tears or clipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Gift quality. Completed just prior to his death in 1984, this is Adams' testament of a life of dedication, adventure, achievement, remarkable friendships, plainspoken wisdom, and a concern for man and nature. 026212

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No Horizon Is So Far: Two Women and Their Extraordinary Journey Across Antarctica, Arnesen, Liv & Ann Bancroft with Cheryl Dahle
4 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

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Nothing So Strange, Arthur Ford (with Margueritte Harmon Bro)
5 Nothing So Strange
Arthur Ford (with Margueritte Harmon Bro)
New York Harper & Row 1958 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Book Club Edition in dust jacket. Clean blue boards with white lettering on spine. Very slight surface wear to corners at base of spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 250 pages with index. Dust jacket has very slight edge wear, clean except for faint water stain to rear panel edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Autobiography of a man whose psychic gifts took him into many countries among people of all walks of life -- scientists, churchmen, royalty and ordinary men and women. Here he tells why he believes everybody has psychic endowment and how they can learn to use it. 025776

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The Glitter and the Gold - An Autobiography, Balsan, Consuelo Vanderbilt (formerly Duchess of Marlborough)
6 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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Yankee Auctioneer, Bean, George H.
7 Yankee Auctioneer
Bean, George H.
Boston Little Brown 1948 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket Signed
Later printing, signed by author. Unfaded red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, faint hint of soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper: "Signed for Ethel L. Avery by George H. Bean - July 25, 1949." Light foxing to endpapers. 247 pgs. Color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, unfaded, with 2" wide chip at top left corner edge, max. depth of 1-1/2", small rear top corner chip, corner wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The autobiography of George Bean, famous New England auctioneer. Filled with salty humor and tips on what it takes to be a successful auctioneer. Approx 8" x 6". Biography. 016900

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My Life, Bill Clinton
8 My Life
Bill Clinton
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2004 0375414576 / 9780375414572 Stated First Edition Hardback Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded dark blue boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. 957 page plus index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; light corner crease to rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024341

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Bowen's Court, Bowen, Elizabeth
9 Bowen's Court
Bowen, Elizabeth
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1964 Second edition Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Second Edition (and handsomer than the first!) in clean photo illustrated dust jacket. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, bright gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping 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 black and white photographs. 502 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Remarkable book in which the tangled, tragic history of Ireland through three centuries is interwoven with the chronicle of the author's own family. 026250

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Boston and Return, Brooks, Gladys
10 Boston and Return
Brooks, Gladys
New York Atheneum 1962 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean blue-gray boards with with blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 272 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, tiniest hint of wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Impressions and memories of two cities, two continents, and many people ranging from New York to Boston and Europe, then back to Boston again, and then New York. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Biography. 012935

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The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini, Cellini, Benvenuto
11 The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini
Cellini, Benvenuto
New York Modern Library 1927 Stated Modern Library First Edition Faux Leather Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Toledano spine no. 4. Clean brown faux leather flexible boards with gold torch runner symbol on cover, gold lettering on spine. Mere hint of corner wear. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers (no names, writing or marks). 485 pgs. 011384

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The Firebrand: Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini, Cellini, Benvenuto
12 The Firebrand: Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini
Cellini, Benvenuto
New York Grosset & Dunlap Photo Play Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with dark green lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear; hint of slightest fading to lower edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean, illustrated endpapers (illustrated with stills from United Artists film). 506 pgs. Clean bright color illustrated dustjacket has very shallow chipping at top spine edge, short closed tear and tiny chip at lower spine edge, a few additional tiny closed edge tears, very slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Artist, fighter, troubadour, lover, pet of popes and kings, Benvenuto Cellini, the Firebrand of the renaissance, stands out as one of the most colorful figures in all history. Made into a comedy film titled "The Affairs of Cellini" (1934) starring Fay Wray, Frank Morgan and Lucille Ball (a Lady-in-Waiting). 8vo. Biography. 015624

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The Life of Benvenuto Cellini Written by Himself (2 volumes complete), Cellini, Benvenuto
13 The Life of Benvenuto Cellini Written by Himself (2 volumes complete)
Cellini, Benvenuto
New York Brentano's 1906 First Thus Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jackets 
First Edition thus, published by Brentano's in 1906, in decorated American trade bindings (2 volumes complete). Edited and translated by John Addington Symonds with a Biographical Sketch of Cellini by the same, together with an Introduction to this edition by Royal Cortissoz with reproductions of forty original portraits and views illustrating the life. Olive green cloth boards with elaborate gold decoration on covers and spines. Slightest hint of soiling, very slight surface wear to corners. Bindings are tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with gilt top page edges. Decorated title pages. Volume 1 - 360 pages; Volume 2 - 387 pages with index. A lovely set of a classic autobiography. 024207

Price: 60.00 USD
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14 I Remember it Well
Chevalier, Maurice
New York MacMillan 1970 Stated First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 221 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, tiny closed tear at bottom front flap fold. Publisher's review slip and typed review laid in. 8vo. Biography. 016784

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A Churchill Canvas: A Candid Autobiography, Churchill, John Spencer
15 A Churchill Canvas: A Candid Autobiography
Churchill, John Spencer
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1961 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with clean blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumpin or wear. Hint of slightest fading at base spine extreme edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 308 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Nephew of Sir Winston Churchill writes candidly about his life and his distinguished family. 015490

Price: 14.00 USD
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Earthly Paradise, Colette (Robert Phelps, Editor)
16 Earthly Paradise
Colette (Robert Phelps, Editor)
New York Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1966 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean rust red cloth boards with gold lettering and small decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean, with blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Drawn from her lifetime writings by Robert Phelps. Translated by Herma Briffault, Derek Coltman, and others. 505 pages. Dust jacket (designed by Milton Glaser) is not price clipped, has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Drawn from some forty books of Colette's non-fiction -- memoirs, portraits, notebooks, letters. 026136

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17 A House Called Memory: A Distinctive Memoir of a Boyhood in New England
Collier, Richard
New York E. P. Dutton 1961 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue-gray cloth boards with black lettering on spine. One tiny spot of wear at bottom edge of front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. No names or bookplates. 190 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edgewear, small closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 008737

Price: 10.00 USD
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18 Six Men: Charles Chaplin; H.L. Mencken; Humphrey Bogart; Adlai Stevenson; Bertrand Russell; Edward VIII
Cooke, Alistair
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1977 0-394-48434-7 / 9780394484341 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded blue-black cloth boards with clean light beige cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Small previous owner name and date at top corner of front free endpaper; no other marks. 205 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Alistair Cooke examines six legendary figures -- three of them English, three of them American.Biography. 016798

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Us Dogs - Being the autobiography of Sambo a Labrador, Cornwallis-West, G.
19 Us Dogs - Being the autobiography of Sambo a Labrador
Cornwallis-West, G.
London Country Life Ltd. 1938 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket K. F. Barker, Illustrator 
First Edition, in original jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Text pages are clean and bright, light foxing to endpapers, no names, writing or marks. 119 pp. Illustrated with lovely drawings by K. F. Barker. Illustrated dustjacket has water stain at base of spine, shallow chipping at top spine edge, slight age-toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book about a Labrador, what dogs think about us, and above all, how to love a dog. 020613

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That's My Story, Corrigan, Douglas
20 That's My Story
Corrigan, Douglas
New York Dutton 1938 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean unfaded brilliant blue cloth boards with stamped red lettering and airplane decoration on cover, red lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with slight yellowing. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper, with brief inscription neatly penned and dated 1938 on front free endpaper. Nice sepia-tone photo portrait of Corrigan as a frontispiece. 56 Gravure illustrations. One page has short closed tear at margin fore-edge (page 189). 221 pages. Dust jacket design from painting by charles H. Hubbell with a photograph by RKO Radio Pictures - clean jacket is not price clipped, has a few short closed edge tears and a chip at rear corner base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The autobiography of "wrong way Corrigan" - a famous aviation who was also a mechanic for Lindbergh. He also tells for the first time the full inside story of his famous "wrong-way" flight, of how it happened, and of his struggle against fog and storm and the nervous strain of 28 hours alonel -- 3000 miles of ocean flying in a single-motored second hand plane. 025066

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