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101 Blood Sweat and Tears
Churchill, Winston
New York G. P. Putnam's 1941 BOMC Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Very light wear, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. A few faint spots to blue top-stained page edges. Very small previous owner label on front fixed endpaper (return address size). Frontis photograph of Churchill at his desk. 462 pgs. Informational pamphlet on book from book of the month club still enclosed with book. Dustjacket has chipping at spine corners and very light edge chipping. Portrait of Winston Churchill by K. S. Woerner on rear panel. Light soiling to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. World War II. 008011

Price: 12.00 USD
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Great Destiny, Churchill, Winston
102 Great Destiny
Churchill, Winston
New York G. P. Putnam's 1965 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper, neatly penned previous owner name and date at top edge of front pastedown. 720 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, several very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Sixty years of the memorable events in the life of the man of the century recounted in his own incomparable words. 012091

Price: 20.00 USD
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These Hallowed Grounds, Clagett, John
103 These Hallowed Grounds
Clagett, John
New York Hawthorn Books, Inc. 1968 Stated First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue-green cloth boards with cannon illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 159 pages with index. Clean dust jacket designed by Gustave Nebel is not price clipped, has a few tiny shallow edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. History and information on America's battle parks and monuments, from the American Revolutionary war's beginnings to the U.S.S. Arizona at Pearl Harbor - accompanied by well-chosen photographs. 023922

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The Victorian Army in Photographs, Clammer, David
104 The Victorian Army in Photographs
Clammer, David
United Kingdom David & Charles 1975 0715368532 / 9780715368534 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean book in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with beautiful black and white historical photographs throughout. 96 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, hint of slight wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024668

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Black Room At Longwood: Napoleon's Exile On Saint Helena, Clancy, Patricia Marie Kauffmann Jean-Paul;
105 The Black Room At Longwood: Napoleon's Exile On Saint Helena
Clancy, Patricia Marie Kauffmann Jean-Paul;
New York Four Walls Eight Windows 1999 1568581289 / 9781568581286 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing with full number line on copyright page in clean unchipped jacket. Clean mustard yellow paper covered boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with remainder mark at bottom page edges near spine. 297 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020042

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Revolt of Asia: The End of White Man's World Dominance, Close, Upton
106 The Revolt of Asia: The End of White Man's World Dominance
Close, Upton
New York/London G. P. Putnam's 1927 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean, unfaded red cloth boards with bright gilt lettering on cover and spine. Hint of wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright; no names, writing or marks. 325 pgs. Although written in 1927, this is a timely piece on the fact that the world is flat, and we are in a new age economically, culturally and politically. 8vo. World History. 014926

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The Boys of '76 - A History of the Battles of the Revolution, Coffin, Charles Carleton
107 The Boys of '76 - A History of the Battles of the Revolution
Coffin, Charles Carleton
New York Harper & Brothers 1899 Hardcover Good No Dust jacket Jacket 
Green cloth boards with gold letttering, gray and black illustration on top third of cover, gold lettering on spine. Browning to spine and spine edges of boards; no fraying or wear-through. Cloth boards lightly soiled. Pages are clean. No names, writing or marks. Binding is tight & square; some cracking to paper at hinges. Liberally illustrated. Preface by the author. 1899 on title page (1876 on copyright page). 398 pages. 023474

Price: 25.00 USD
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Liberty and Property, Coleman, R. V.
108 Liberty and Property
Coleman, R. V.
New York Charles Scribner 1951 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, Firt Printing (with "A" on copyright page), in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold sailing ship design on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 62 illustrations from original paintings and engravings. 28 full page maps. 606 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has slight edge wear, no chips, not price clipped (5.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of tghe fabulous century in which the United States was borfn: 1664-1765. A straightforward, authoritative, fascinating account of the dramatic growth, and the commercial and political development, of the American colonies between 1664 and 1765. 023684

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Bridge Across the Sky - The Berlin Blockade and Airlift, 1948-1949, Collier, Richard
109 Bridge Across the Sky - The Berlin Blockade and Airlift, 1948-1949
Collier, Richard
New York McGraw Hill 1978 0-07-011796-9 / 9780070117969 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean toast brown boards with darker brown cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 239 pgs. with index. Illustrated with historical photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has two very tiny closed edge tears (under 1/16") and tiny spot of rubbing (smaller than a pea) at top front edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. World War II. 012276

Price: 15.00 USD
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This King Business, Collins, Frederick
110 This King Business
Collins, Frederick
New York Century Company 1923 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding in original dust jacket (signed binding - CS monogram on cover of both book and jacket). Clean orange cloth boards with blue and black decorative title box on cover, small blue and black decoration on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. 220 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author takes reader behind the thrones of Europe and into the day to day life of Royalty, including the Prince of Wales, as well as the dynasties of Spaine, Italy, Belgium, Holland and Denmark, Austria, Rumania and more. 024260

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10:56:20PM 7/20/69 (The Historic Conquest of the Moon as Reported to the American People By CBS News Over the CBS Television Network), Columbia Broadcasting System
111 10:56:20PM 7/20/69 (The Historic Conquest of the Moon as Reported to the American People By CBS News Over the CBS Television Network)
Columbia Broadcasting System
New York Columbia Broadcasting System 1970 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Large book with original dustjacket (size: 10-1/2" x 11"). The embossed dust jacket represents areas of the lunar surface including the Sea of Tranquility where astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon, July 20, 1969. Clean black cloth boards with blind-stamped title on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated in full color with images of live transmissions from the moon, text of CBS coverage of the event. Dust jacket has short closed edge tears, no chips, hint of very light soiling. Enclosed in archival quality removable mylar. 022140

Price: 100.00 USD
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112 Mr. Lincoln's Wife
Colver, Anne
Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1972 Third Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with white and black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square. Pages and edges are bright and clean. No names or bookplates inside. 363 pgs. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, has no chips, just a hint of edgewear at top and bottom of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 004759

Price: 10.00 USD
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The American Journals of Lt. John Enys, Cometti, Elizabeth (editor)
113 The American Journals of Lt. John Enys
Cometti, Elizabeth (editor)
Adirondack Museum / Syracuse University Press 1976 0815601212 / 9780815601210 Stated First edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean gold endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Preface by Harold K. Hochschild; Foreword by Julian P. Boyd. Black and white illustrations and maps (reproductions of period drawings, paintings, and engravings from sources in the U.S., Canada and Great Britain). 377 pages with index. Clean dustjacket has small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap; has small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021703

Price: 20.00 USD
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Report of the Commissioner of Patents for the Year 1861 - Agriculture, Commissioner of Patents
114 Report of the Commissioner of Patents for the Year 1861 - Agriculture
Commissioner of Patents
Washington DC Government Printing Office 1862 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Clean black cloth pebbled boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover and spine, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with occasional light foxing. Slight browning to endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated. 656 pages with index. 024106

Price: 25.00 USD
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Tuxedo Park: A Wall Street Tycoon and the Secret Palace of Science That Changed the Course of World War II, Conant, Jennet
115 Tuxedo Park: A Wall Street Tycoon and the Secret Palace of Science That Changed the Course of World War II
Conant, Jennet
New York Simon & Schuster 2002 0-684-87287-0 / 9780684872872 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean beige boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 330 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. As new, enclosed in new (removable) archival quality mylar cover. The story of nuclear physicists at work in a deluxe private laboratory hidden away in a massive stone castle and the role they played in World War II. 8vo. Military History. 014025

Price: 25.00 USD
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Poor Richard's Politicks - Benjamin Franklin and His New American Order, Conner, Paul W.
116 Poor Richard's Politicks - Benjamin Franklin and His New American Order
Conner, Paul W.
New York Oxford University Press 1965 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 285 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A systematic examination of the political and social thought of Benjamin Franklin and a brilliant exposition of the political ideas of his era. 024518

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Panama Canal, Considine, Bob
117 The Panama Canal
Considine, Bob
New York Random House (Landmark Books) 1951 Fourth Printing Near Fine Near fine Jacket Fritz Kredel, Illustrator 
Landmark Book No. 18. Very clean rose red cloth boards with black lettering, blue and black decoration on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Fritz Kredel. 179 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, has vertical crease on front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022979

Price: 14.00 USD
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Old Touraine (2 Volumes Complete) - The Life and History of the Famous Chateaux of France, Cook, Theodore Andrea
118 Old Touraine (2 Volumes Complete) - The Life and History of the Famous Chateaux of France
Cook, Theodore Andrea
New York James Pott & Co. 1901 First Thus Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean and lovely two-volume set in original sturdy cloth dust jackets, with red ribbon page markers. Decorated American trade bindings. Very clean unfaded blue cloth boards with gold coat of arms and line border on covers, coat of arms decoration and gold lettering on spines. No bumping or wear. Bindings are tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Frontis illustration in each volume with clean printed tissue guard. Beautiful illustrations throughout both volumes with photographs of chateaux in France and their people. Volume I - 326 pages with index, fold-out geneology chart (chart nearly separated at one fold). Volume 2 - 314 pages with index and fold-out map near rear of book (Map of the Valley of the Loire for "Old Touraine" from the French Government Ordnance Survey in perfect condition). Both dust jackets are in excellent condition, of dark blue stiff cloth with gold decoration and lettering on spine, no tears, fading or chips. 023327

Price: 65.00 USD
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The Lost Crusade America in Vietnam, Cooper, Chester L.
119 The Lost Crusade America in Vietnam
Cooper, Chester L.
New York Dodd, Mead 1970 0396062415 / 9780396062417 First edition Book Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition. Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 559 pp. with bibliography and index. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one 1/2" closed edge tear at base of rear panel, slightest hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Foreword by W. Averell Harriman. A distinguished and important book on the history of the United States' involvement in Vietnam. 017734

Price: 25.00 USD
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A Ride to Niagara in 1809, Cooper, Thomas
120 A Ride to Niagara in 1809
Cooper, Thomas
Rochester, NY George P. Humphrey 1915 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Signed
Signed, limited edition (This is no. 18 of two hundred copies). Clean gray paper-covered boards with gray cloth spine, unchipped and clean original paper title label on cover. Wear-through to corner tips and to a few spots along board edges. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. Fold-out map of Niagara and Finger Lakes region. Signed on the title page "Thomas Cooper" just below the initials T.C. 49 pages. 023767

Price: 45.00 USD
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