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Audrey The Life of Audrey Hepburn, Charles Higham
101 Audrey The Life of Audrey Hepburn
Charles Higham
New York Scribner 1984 0025515101 / 9780025515109 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped jacket. Signed "Audrey Hepburn" on front free endpaper, but cannot verify. Have compared signature to others of hers and I don't feel it's a match. Small ink-stamp on front free endpaper that says "not for resale." Lavender boards with silver initials AH on cover, clean black cloth spine with silver lettering. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Illustrated with many black and white photographs. 228 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, has edge wear, a few tiny nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023194

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102 Past Imperfect
Chase, Ilka
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1942 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Blue-gray cloth boards with pink and black decoration on cover, pink and black lettering on spine. Boards are clean, sunning and a few tiny spots to spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean red toop-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 278 pgs. 8vo. Biography. 016788

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The White Gate: Adventures in the Imagination of a Child, Chase, Mary Ellen
103 The White Gate: Adventures in the Imagination of a Child
Chase, Mary Ellen
New York W. W. Norton & Co. 1954 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Nora S. Unwin, Illustrator 
Clean blue and white patterned boards with blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers with very small previous owner initials and date on front free endpaper. 185 pgs. Illustrated with drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's reminiscences of a childhood in Maine. 015235

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104 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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105 Marcus: A Novel of the Youngest Apostle
Chinn, Laurene
New York William Morrow & Co. 1965 First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige boards with orange cloth boards, gold lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 370 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Religion. 008958

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Marcus: A Novel of the Youngest Apostle, Chinn, Laurene
106 Marcus: A Novel of the Youngest Apostle
Chinn, Laurene
New York William Morrow 1965 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean beige boards with orange cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Tiny puncture to cloth near base of spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 370 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has very slight wear at top and bottom of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Religion. 013086

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The Beast and the Monk: A Life of Charles Kingsley, Chitty, Susan
107 The Beast and the Monk: A Life of Charles Kingsley
Chitty, Susan
New York Mason Charter 1975 0-88405-121-8 / 9780884051213 First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean lavender endpapers with family tree. No names, writing or bookplates. 317 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, no chips, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A cleric who rose to become chaplain to Queen Victoria and tutor to the Prince of Wales, Charles Kingsley was a contentious theologian who inspired the phrase "muscular Christianity" and so nettled Cardinal Newman that the "Apologia" was written to silence him. He was also an amateur scientist, a historian and a poet. 8vo. Biography. 012878

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108 Napoleon on Elba
Christophe, Robert
London MacDonald 1964 First U.K. Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine (unchipped). Hint of wear at base of spine, no corner bumping. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 206 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one small closed tear (under 1/2"), mere hint of fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 008156

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A Churchill Canvas: A Candid Autobiography, Churchill, John Spencer
109 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

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110 Winston S. Churchill: Companion Volumes I & II
Churchill, Randolph S.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1969 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good++ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Two volumes (I & II) of a 3-volume set. Very clean brown cloth boards with beige cloth spines, brown title box with gold and black lettering on spines. No bumping or wear. Bindings are tight & crisp. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner name & date neatly penned on front free endpaper of each book. Companion Volume I (1874-1896) 678 pgs.; Companion Volume II (1901-1907) 675 pgs. Nice clean, tight books. 8vo. Biography. 009561

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Great Destiny, Churchill, Winston
111 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

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112 Kafka
Citati, Pietro
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1990 0-394-56840-0 / 9780394568409 STATED FIRST AMERICAN EDITION Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean red boards with red cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 320 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket has very slight age toning, is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Pietro Citati, author of highly acclaimed biographies of Goethe and Tolstoy, now brings the full power of his intellect and perception to a major new psychobiography of one of the most brilliant--yet personally elusive--writers of the twentieth century: Frankz Kafka. 8vo. Biography. 015906

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The Black Room At Longwood: Napoleon's Exile On Saint Helena, Clancy, Patricia Marie Kauffmann Jean-Paul;
113 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

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We Work with Horses, Clay, Patrice
114 We Work with Horses
Clay, Patrice
New York G. P. Putnam's 1980 0-399-20735-X / 9780399207358 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean beige boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are clean and bright (small remainder mark on top page edges). Small previous owner name on front free endpaper (classic bookplate enclosed in case you wish to cover). 159 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Information on careers as trainer; groom; jockey; hotwalker; instructor; blacksmith; veterinarian; show rider; breeder. Clean bright dustjacket is price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Horses. 007705

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Young Sam Johnson, Clifford, James L.
115 Young Sam Johnson
Clifford, James L.
New York McGraw-Hill 1955 First edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 377 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Full-length biography, concentrating on the first part of Johnson's remarkable life, showing what fashioned the amazing personalit y and character of the mature Johnson, how he grew into the colorful figure Boswell so marelously described. 018380

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I Always Liked It Here: Reminiscences of a Rochesterian, Clune, Henry W
116 I Always Liked It Here: Reminiscences of a Rochesterian
Clune, Henry W
Rochester, NY Friends Of The University Of Rochester Libraries 1983 0961082402 / 9780961082406 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition in dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Light gray cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. One very small spot on cover (size of grain of rice). No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "For Art and Maureen with best wishes, Henry W. Clune - Jun 1973." A small additional gift inscription in upper left corner of front pastedown. Illustrated with photographs. 377 pages. Clean dust jacket has shallow chipping at top spine edge, a little wear at corners and base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023779

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Main Street Beat, Clune, Henry W.
117 Main Street Beat
Clune, Henry W.
New York W. W. Norton 1947 Stated First Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Gray cloth boards with red lettering on spine. Light soiling. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Small previous owner name in top corner of front free endpaper. Pages and edges are clean. 269 pages. Dust jacket with price intact (2.75 on front inside flap), has very shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/8"), minor stain to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025555

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Main Street Beat, Clune, Henry W.
118 Main Street Beat
Clune, Henry W.
New York W. W. Norton 1947 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated FIRST EDITION in original unclipped jacket, SIGNED by the author. Unfaded clean gray cloth boards with red lettering on spine. Two tiny pin-head size holes to front spine gutter; no other wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Signed "Henry W. Clune" on front free endpaper. 269 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has shallow chipping along top edge (1/4" depth max.), a few very short closed edge tears. Author photo and bio on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024936

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Bruce Springsteen's America: The People Listening, A Poet Singing, Coles, Robert
119 Bruce Springsteen's America: The People Listening, A Poet Singing
Coles, Robert
New York Random House 2003 0375505598 / 9780375505591 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine fine Jacket 
First Printing, with full number line on copyright page, in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean black boards with clean white spine, metallic lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 244 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Written by Pulitzer-Prize winning author Robert Coles, this book explores Springsteen's words as contemporary American poetry, and the impact Springsteen's work has had both on the lives of his audience and on this country's literary tradition. 019048

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A House Called Memory, Collier, Richard
120 A House Called Memory
Collier, Richard
New York E. P. Dutton 1961 First Edition Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket 
"First published in the U.S.A. 1961" on copyright page. Clean light blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Tiny tear at top spine edge (1/4" ). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 190 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has 1/3" chipping at base of spine, small chips at top spine edge, corner wear. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Memoir of a boyhood in England by the author of "The City That Would Not Die." 018413

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