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Elizabeth: A Biography of Britain's Queen, Bradford, Sarah
61 Elizabeth: A Biography of Britain's Queen
Bradford, Sarah
Farrar Straus & Giroux 1996 0374147493 / 9780374147495 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean white boards with unfaded black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No wear, binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers illustrated with royal family tree. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 564 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023837

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Passion of Ayn Rand, Branden, Barbara
62 The Passion of Ayn Rand
Branden, Barbara
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1986 0385191715 / 9780385191715 Stated First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Collectible, as-new condition. Very clean gray boards with blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 442 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024466

Price: 20.00 USD
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Boston and Return, Brooks, Gladys
63 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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64 The Times of Melville and Whitman
Brooks, Van Wyck
J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. 1949 Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
373 pgs. VG Clean and tight brown cloth book with gold lettering on spine - no names or writing inside.Biography. 002176

Price: 10.00 USD
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65 Miss Lillian Russell
Brough, James
McGraw Hill 1978 0-07-008120-4 / 9780070081208 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean brown boards with beige cloth spine, some very faint dust marks to spine, copper metallic lettering on spine. No bumped corners or wear, binding is tight & crisp. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 303 pgs. plus author's notes. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, clean bright photograph of author on rear panel, mere hint of sunning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Lillian Russell's life story novelized to bring the reader into the splendor of old New York in the days of robber barons, mega-fortunes and gilded mansions. 8vo. Memoir. 006520

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Willa Cather - A Critical Biography, Brown, E. K. (completed by Leon Edel)
66 Willa Cather - A Critical Biography
Brown, E. K. (completed by Leon Edel)
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1953 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Bright green cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on cover and spine. Small ink spot to front board, otherwise no soiling or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Frontispiece photograph of Willa Cather. 351 pages + 8 pages of index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (4.00 on front inside flap), several very small edge chips, short closed edge tears, some edge wrinkles. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025563

Price: 20.00 USD
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An Impersonation of Angels - A Biography of Jean Cocteau, Brown, Frederick
67 An Impersonation of Angels - A Biography of Jean Cocteau
Brown, Frederick
New York Viking Press 1968 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean black and lavender cloth boards with silver and lavender lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean (small previous owner name on front paste-down). Illustrated with black and white plates. 438 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (12.50 on front inside flap), has some very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025605

Price: 15.00 USD
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Grandmother Brown's Hundred Years 1827-1927, Brown, Harriet Connor
68 Grandmother Brown's Hundred Years 1827-1927
Brown, Harriet Connor
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1929 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, Published October, 1929, in original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and woodcuts. 369 pages. Dust jacket has a few small edge chips and short closed edge tears, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025247

Price: 40.00 USD
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American Emperor - Dom Pedro II of Brazil, Brown, Rose
69 American Emperor - Dom Pedro II of Brazil
Brown, Rose
New York Viking Press 1945 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket C. B. Falls, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean and bright red cloth boards with blind-stamped palm treedecoration and lettering on cover, bright unchipped gold lettering on 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 C. B. Falls. 265 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), closed tear on bottom front spine fold (approx. 2"), a few additional small closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023428

Price: 30.00 USD
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Biographies of Attorney-General George P. Barker, John C. Lord, D.D., Mrs. John C. Lord, and William G. Bryan, Esq. Also, Lecture on Journalism, Bryan, George J.
70 Biographies of Attorney-General George P. Barker, John C. Lord, D.D., Mrs. John C. Lord, and William G. Bryan, Esq. Also, Lecture on Journalism
Bryan, George J.
Buffalo The Courier Company 1886 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Black cloth boards with blind-stamped decorative border on cover, gilt lettering and small decoration on spine. Light surface scuffing to boards, slight surface wear at bottom spine edge, some fraying at top spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names or bookplates. Frontis portrait of author with (presumed printed) signature below on back of front fly leaf, clean tissue guard; portrait of John Lord with clean tissue guard in main text. 231 pgs. 8vo. Biography. 015102

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The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid, Bryson, Bill
71 The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid
Bryson, Bill
New York Broadway Books 2006 0-7679-1936-x / 9780767919364 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Illustrated with Photographs 
Very clean goldenrod boards with gold lettering on blue spine. No bumping or wear, binding is tight and crisp; pages, edges and endpapers are clean and bright with no writing or marks. Photo illustrated endpapers. 270 pgs. with bibliography. Dustjacket is not price clipped and is very clean and bright, with no chipping, or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Biography. 014883

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Adventures of A Ballet Critic, Buckle, Richard
72 The Adventures of A Ballet Critic
Buckle, Richard
London Cresset Press 1953 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket.Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with previous owner inscription on front free endpaper and ink-stamped name of previous owner on front free endpaper. Illustrated with many wonderful black and white photographs, drawings. 296 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has a few small closed edge tears, price clip to front inside flap corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024661

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Senator: My Ten Years with Ted Kennedy, Burke, Richard E. with William and Marilyn Hoffer
73 The Senator: My Ten Years with Ted Kennedy
Burke, Richard E. with William and Marilyn Hoffer
New York St Martin's Press 1992 0-312-09134-6 / 9780312091347 Stated First Edition Hardbound Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean unfaded black boards with clean unfaded black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner first name and date at top corner of front free endpaper. No other marks. 328 pgs. Clean birght dustjacket is unchipped, not price-clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Stated first edition. In 1971, Richard Burke, a freshman at Georgetown University, volunteered his services to the offices of his political idol, Senator Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts. Through ability and hard work, he rose in the next four years to become one of the Senator's closest staff members. An account of the author's experiences during his decade at the Senator's right hand--the history of a young man who shared the Senator's professional and personal lives during a time marked by exhilarating public achievements and tragic secret misconduct. 001929

Price: 10.00 USD
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One Woman's Arctic, Burnford, Sheila
74 One Woman's Arctic
Burnford, Sheila
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1973 0-316-11716-1 / 9780316117166 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean orange cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Clean maps on endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 234 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has short closed edge tears, small corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Adventure. 012078

Price: 15.00 USD
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75 The Letters of Gertrude Stein and Thornton Wilder
Burns, Edward and Ulla E. Dydo with William Rice
New Haven & London Yale University Press 1996 0-300-06774-7 / 9780300067743 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean maroon boards with ivory cloth spine. No wear or bumped corners. Binding is tight & crisp. Pages and edges are bright and clean, no names or bookplates inside. Clean, crisp dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. First Edition. 004157

Price: 12.00 USD
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Sylvander and Clarinda - The Love Letters of Robert Burns and Agnes M'Lehose, Burns, Robert and Agnes M'Lehose (Edited by Amelia Josephine Burr)
76 Sylvander and Clarinda - The Love Letters of Robert Burns and Agnes M'Lehose
Burns, Robert and Agnes M'Lehose (Edited by Amelia Josephine Burr)
New York George H. Doran 1917 early printing Hardcover Near Fine No Dust jacket 
Copyright, 1917 on copyright page, no additional printings, no publisher's devide. Very clean rose ribbed cloth boards with red and black stamped lettering and decoration on cover, bright unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 251 pp. 019022

Price: 35.00 USD
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John Burroughs Talks, Burroughs, John
77 John Burroughs Talks
Burroughs, John
Boston / New York Houghton Mifflin 1923 Third Impression Hardcover Near Fine Fair Jacket 
Clean book in original dust jacket. Green cloth boards with large color photographic paste-on illustration on cover (clean, bright, unworn). No bumping or fraying to boards. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs throughout. 358 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean but has large pieces missing on spine, wear at corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024502

Price: 25.00 USD
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THE PASSIONS OF ANDREW JACKSON, Burstein, Andrew
78 THE PASSIONS OF ANDREW JACKSON
Burstein, Andrew
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2003 0375414282 / 9780375414282 Stated First edition Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped dustjacket. Clean blue boards with silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 292 pp. with index. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020211

Price: 10.00 USD
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79 Rocky Mountain Warden
Calkins, Frank
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1970 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean gold cloth boards with blind stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 266 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has not been price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Natural History. 009182

Price: 10.00 USD
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Rocky Mountain Warden, Calkins, Frank
80 Rocky Mountain Warden
Calkins, Frank
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1970 394-44318-7 Stated First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean toast-brown cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with chapter headpieces by Irving Boker. 266 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), has one tiny chip at base of rear panel (smaller than a match head). Very nice full panel photo of author on rear of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021205

Price: 25.00 USD
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