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161 Mrs. Ike: Memories and Reflections on the Life of Mamie Eisenhower
Eisenhower, Susan
New York Farrar Straus & Giroux 1996 0-374-21514-6 / 9780374215149 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean ivory boards with blind stamped design in cover, maroon cloth spine with gold lettering. No bumping or wear to boards. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are bright and clean. No names or bookplates inside. 392 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean, crisp dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 004261

Price: 12.00 USD
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Celestine Sibley Reporter, Elderedge, Celestine; Richard Sibley, Editor
162 Celestine Sibley Reporter
Elderedge, Celestine; Richard Sibley, Editor
Athens, Georgia Hill Street Press 2001 1588180433 / 9781588180438 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean yellow boards with deeper yellow spine, stamped black lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean gray endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Edited by Richard L. Eldredge; Foreword by Sibley Fleming. 288 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The best of Celestine Sibley's groundbreaking reporting from her 60-year journalism career. Among the gems are Sibley's writings on: notorious murder cases (resulting in overturned verdicts and a made-for-TV drama), the so-called Double Governor controversy; Margaret Mitchell's accident, death, and funeral; the trial of James Earl Ray; Governor George Wallace's shooting; an interview with Eleanor Roosevelt, and much more. 025955

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163 Seven Against the Night
Eldridge, Paul
New York/London Thomas Yoseloff 1960 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean burgundy cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No fraying, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names or bookplates. 539 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very short closed edge tears (1/4" or less). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of seven great men who changed history by waging battle against the forces of darkness--fears, superstitions and prejudice. 8vo. History. 008738

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My Old Kentucky Home, Elliot, Paul
164 My Old Kentucky Home
Elliot, Paul
New York Random House 1949 Stated First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Golden beige cloth boards with green title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or fading. Tiny bump to front board fore-edge. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 438 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (3.75 on front inside flap), has v-shaped chip at top spine edge (max. 1" depth), no other wear - nice full page photo of the author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025100

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From the Ranch to the White House - Life of Theodore Roosevelt, Ellis, Edward S.
165 From the Ranch to the White House - Life of Theodore Roosevelt
Ellis, Edward S.
New York Hurst & Company 1906 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Toast brown cloth boards with black, brown and white decoration on cover and spine, brown lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. (White house decoration at top quarter of cover, with Roosevelt mounted on galloping horse swirling lariat overhead on bottom two-thirds of cover). Small bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with brief previous owner inscription neatly penned with date (1908) on front free endpaper. No other marks. Frontispiece portrait of Theodore Roosevelt. Preface by the author. 308 pages. 024749

Price: 20.00 USD
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166 The First Romantics
Elwin, Malcolm
New York/Toronto Longsmans, Green & Co. 1948 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 280 pgs. with index. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edgewear, a few very short closed edge tears, some faint brown age spotting to spine area. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A collective biography on Wordworth, Coleridge, and Southey. 011491

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Life Was Simpler Then, Erdman, Loula Grace
167 Life Was Simpler Then
Erdman, Loula Grace
New York Dodd Mead 1963 Third printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Third printing, in original unclipped jacket. Clean red boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 186 pages. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), has slight edge wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Charming book of personal recollections of the author's childhood in western Missouri, told with humor and pathos. 021247

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Lilibet: An Intimate Portrait of Elizabeth II, Erickson, Carolly
168 Lilibet: An Intimate Portrait of Elizabeth II
Erickson, Carolly
New York St. Martin's Press 2004 0-312-28734-8 / 9780312287344 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean cream white cloth boards with light blue metallic lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black & white and color photographs. 373 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 015908

Price: 12.00 USD
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Papa Was Positive, Estey, Emily
169 Papa Was Positive
Estey, Emily
Sherburne, NY Fay Edward Faulkner/Heritage Press 1966 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Linda Faulkner Signed
Very clean denim blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square. No bumping, fraying or surface wear. Pages, edges, and endpapers are clean, crisp and bright with no writing or marks. Line drawings by Linda Faulkner. Title page SIGNED BY AUTHOR. 160 pgs. Cream beige dustjacket is not price clipped. A few small shallow chips to top edge of spine and rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover.Memoir. 014367

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Brothers Harper: A Unique Publishing partnership and its Impact upon the Cultural life of America from 1817 to 1853, Exman, Eugene
170 The Brothers Harper: A Unique Publishing partnership and its Impact upon the Cultural life of America from 1817 to 1853
Exman, Eugene
New York Harper & Row 1965 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, signed by author. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; slight fading to board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean gray endpapers. Inscribed and signed on half-title page by author: "Inscribedto Ed Singer, Harper colleague - Eugene Exman - June 10, 1965." 413 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with one tiny closed tear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Publishing. 016755

Price: 30.00 USD
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Paddock Personalities: Being Thirty Years of Turf Memories, Fairfax-Blakeborough, J.
171 Paddock Personalities: Being Thirty Years of Turf Memories
Fairfax-Blakeborough, J.
London Hutchinson & Co. no date listed Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (hint of foxing to title page, hint of dust speckling to page edges); clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 288 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, has one very short closed edge tear at top panel's rear edge, hint of fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The author (who wrote at least a dozen "turf" novels and many books on horse racing, deals in an intimate, engaging way with all the prominent Turf-personalities with whom he came in contact during his career in connection with racing both behind the scenes and as a Turf official. 013838

Price: 65.00 USD
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172 My Brother Bill: An Affectionate Reminiscence
Faulkner, John
New York Trident Press 1963 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean rust red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, corner tips very slightly bumped. Binding is tight & crisp. Pages and edges are clean and bright, no names, writing or marks. 277 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has several closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A reminiscence of the life of William Faulkner, by his brother John. 010563

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A boy's will--a man's way, Fendrick, Louis R
173 A boy's will--a man's way
Fendrick, Louis R
New York Vantage Press 1978 0533032288 / 9780533032280 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. Inscribed and signed by the author on half-title page: " To Dr. Mitchell - Not only our doctor, but a true friend, as well! - Louis R. Fendrick." 137 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019791

Price: 20.00 USD
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174 Little Miss Dee
Field, Roswell
Fleming H. Revell Co. 1904 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with gilt lettering and portrait, blind-stamped decoration on cover, gilt lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Frontis portrait of Agatha Dee with clean tissue guard. 241 pgs. 008795

Price: 20.00 USD
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Sister Age, Fisher, M.F.K.
175 Sister Age
Fisher, M.F.K.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1983 0-394-53066-7 / 9780394530666 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition, in unclipped jacket. Clean pale gray boards with clean beige cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean maroon top-stained page edges. No names, writing or bookplates. 243 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, slightest hint of wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A collection of fifteen remarkable stories the author wrote over the years about the art of aging and living and dying. 018433

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176 The Life of Dylan Thomas
Fitzgibbon, Constantine
Atlantic -Little Brown 1965 Stated First American Edition Cloth Bds Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with fading to spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. No names or bookplates. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has two tiny edge tears (under 1/16") and light crease. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. First Edition. 000570

Price: 10.00 USD
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A Time to Heal (SIGNED), Ford, Gerald
177 A Time to Heal (SIGNED)
Ford, Gerald
New York Harper & Row/Reader's Digest 1979 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold signature of author printed on cover, gold lettering on spine. First Edition, signed by author. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED BY AUTHOR Gerald R. Ford on presidential book plate on front free endpaper. No other marks. Clean endpapers. 454 pgs. with index. STATED FIRST EDITION with full number line beginning with "1" on copyright page. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket has small corner clip to front inside flap, with original price sticker of $25.00 still in place. No fading or chipping, small curved closed tear at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 015094

Price: 200.00 USD
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Top Guns: America's Fighter Aces Tell Their Stories, Foss, Joe and Brennan, Matthew
178 Top Guns: America's Fighter Aces Tell Their Stories
Foss, Joe and Brennan, Matthew
New York Pocket Books 1991 0-671-68317-9 / 9780671683177 Stated First Edition Hardbound Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. 338 pgs. Clean blue boards with red cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. Binding tight, pages bright and clean, no names or writing inside. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, has not been price clipped. True stories of America's flying fighter pilots. 003439

Price: 10.00 USD
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Andrew Jackson - An Initial Biography, Foster, Genevieve
179 Andrew Jackson - An Initial Biography
Foster, Genevieve
New York Charles Scribner 1951 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with "A" on copyright page) in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean toast brown cloth boards with black illustration and initials AJ on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Small neatly penned previous owner name and address on front free endpaper. Color illustrations by the author. 112 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has 1/8" chipping at top spine edge, small rub to spine, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Here is Andrew Jackson, "the People's President," warm-hearted Andy Jackson in all his turbulence. Both text and illustrations show the two sides of his character: his strong points, his difficulties, for the author believed in giving to children a clear, true picture of a man's life. 025540

Price: 22.00 USD
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A Man Called Cervantes, Frank, Bruno
180 A Man Called Cervantes
Frank, Bruno
New York Viking Press 1935 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Red cloth boards with black title box and illustration with gold lettering on cover, black title box with gold and red lettering on spine. Hint of fading at top edge of spine, hint of light soiling to cloth at base of spine. Wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 301 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has fading to spine (title is bright), chips to spine & corner tips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biographical Novel. 013432

Price: 15.00 USD
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