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81 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

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Black Ship to Hell, Brophy, Brigid
82 Black Ship to Hell
Brophy, Brigid
New York Harcourt Brace & World 1962 Stated First American Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
"First American Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean unfaded blue-black cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 492 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slightest hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book which analyzes the origins, history, and manifestations of the destructive impulse that exists in human beings. 018509

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The Story of Maps, Brown, Lloyd A.
83 The Story of Maps
Brown, Lloyd A.
New York Bonanza Books 1949 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean solid book in dust jacket. Green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Map illustrated endpapers. Liberally illustrated in black and white, with full color frontispiece. No names, writing or bookplates. 393 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few small edge chips, tiny scrape. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Size approx. 7-1/2" x 10". 025938

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Phantom Soldiers, Brown, Raymond L
84 Phantom Soldiers
Brown, Raymond L
New York / London Drake Publishers 1975 087749777X / 9780877497776 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean red boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names,writing or marks. 184 pp. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean jacket is not price clipped (9.95 on front inside flap), slight edge wear, several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fascinating blend of military fact and fantasy from the Stone Age to the Present. Tells of ghosts from the Stone Age to the present day, and also describes manyt occult practices and superstitions of the world's armies. 019503

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American Emperor - Dom Pedro II of Brazil, Brown, Rose
85 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

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The Redhunter A Novel Based on the Life of Senator Joe McCarthy, Buckley, William F.
86 The Redhunter A Novel Based on the Life of Senator Joe McCarthy
Buckley, William F.
Boston Little Brown & Co 1999 0316115894 / 9780316115896 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition with full number line, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean black boards with red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or fading, slightest hint of surface wear at base of spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 421 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An historical novel about Joe McCarthy and his crusade against Communism in the U.S. in the 1950's. 018862

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The Senator: My Ten Years with Ted Kennedy, Burke, Richard E. with William and Marilyn Hoffer
87 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

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THE PASSIONS OF ANDREW JACKSON, Burstein, Andrew
88 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

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Phantom Voices in Tibet, Calender, June
89 Phantom Voices in Tibet
Calender, June
Berkely Creative Arts Book Co. 2000 088739-240-7 / 9780887392405 Softbound Fine 
218 pgs. Fine AS NEW "A weave of history and present reality, as the past bears witness to the changes facing Tibet today". Clean, bright, no names or writing inside.Tibet. 002805

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A Beginning Forgotten: A Chronicle of the Pennsylvania Oil Fields, One Hundred Years Ago, Carlisle, Robert D. B.
90 A Beginning Forgotten: A Chronicle of the Pennsylvania Oil Fields, One Hundred Years Ago
Carlisle, Robert D. B.
Montclair, NJ Noryb Ventures 1975 First Wraps Very Good+ Signed
Clean light green wraps with illustrated cover, black lettering on spine. No creasing or curling, one tiny nick to spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. History of the Pennsylvania oil fields in poetry. Scarce book. 8vo. Poetry. 012358

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The Summer Paradise in History - A compilation of fact and tradition covering Lake George, Lake Champlain, the Adirondack Mountains, and other sections reached by the rail and steamer lines of the Delaware and Hudson Company, Carpenter, Warwick Stevens
91 The Summer Paradise in History - A compilation of fact and tradition covering Lake George, Lake Champlain, the Adirondack Mountains, and other sections reached by the rail and steamer lines of the Delaware and Hudson Company
Carpenter, Warwick Stevens
1914 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Green-gray boards with Native American illustration in oval on cover, paper label on spine. Tiny spots of wear to corners at base of spine. A few scattering of a few small spots to front board, small previous owner name neatly penned to corner of front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. Frontis portrait (black and white) of Samuel De Champlain. 128 pp. with color fold-out label at rear of book in excellent condition. Paper spine label has chipping and rubbing. 020774

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Captain Cut-throat, Carr, John Dickson
92 Captain Cut-throat
Carr, John Dickson
New York Harper & Brothers 1955 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 306 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, with mere hint of edge wear and very slight superficial rubbing near base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 009611

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The Enchanted Years, Carroll Cartwright
93 The Enchanted Years
Carroll Cartwright
Hicksville, NY Exposition Press, Inc. 1975 0682481173 / 9780682481175 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Rust brown boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Very slight edge wear, no tears or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages are clean,faint spots to fore edge. Slight browning to fixed endpapers. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Carroll Cartwright". Small neatly penned previous owner name and address on following blank page in upper right corner. 301 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped, has a few very small shallow chips at spine ends; nice photo portrait of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Memoirs by Carroll Cartwright - a vivid recollection of horse and buggy days in upstate New York. 024453

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The First Air Voyage in America - The Times, the Place, and the People of The Blanchard Balloon Voyage of January 9, 1793, Philadelphia to Woodbury - Together with a facsimile reprinting of the Journal of My Forty-Fifth Ascension and the First in America by Jeane Pierre Blanchard, Carroll Frey; Blanchard, Jean Pierre
94 The First Air Voyage in America - The Times, the Place, and the People of The Blanchard Balloon Voyage of January 9, 1793, Philadelphia to Woodbury - Together with a facsimile reprinting of the Journal of My Forty-Fifth Ascension and the First in America by Jeane Pierre Blanchard
Carroll Frey; Blanchard, Jean Pierre
Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company 1943 Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Published from the site of the Balloon Ascension on the 150th Anniversary. Preface by John A. Stevenson, President - The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company. Clean beige cloth boards with blue lettering on cover and spine. Tiny pinhead spots of wear to cloth at base of spine. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with woodcuts. 60 pages + 27 pages. 025688

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95 A Station in the Delta
Cassidy, John
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1979 0-684-16156-7 / 9780684161563 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with green foil lettering on spine (unchipped). No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 380 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, with a mere hint of wear at corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007646

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Gettysburg The Final Fury, Catton, Bruce
96 Gettysburg The Final Fury
Catton, Bruce
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1974 0385020600 / 9780385020602 Third printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Third printing, in original dustjacket and slipcase. Very clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps (small return address label at top edge of front free endpaper - no other marks). 114 pp. with index. Illustrated with stunning black & white photographs (41 illustrations and 5 maps). Clean dustjacket is unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears. In clean illustrated slipcase (no cracking or chipping). In this battle account, Bruce Catton has clarified for all time the causes of the conflict; he has narrated and analyzed the course of events, paying full heed to the human tragedies; he has examined the military and political consequences of Gettysburg. 017745

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This Hallowed Ground - The Story of the Union Side of the American Civil War, Catton, Bruce
97 This Hallowed Ground - The Story of the Union Side of the American Civil War
Catton, Bruce
London Victor Gollancz 1957 First UK edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First U.K. edition in unclipped original jacket. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps; no names, writing or marks. 437 pp. with index. Clean dustjacket (slightest hint of light foxing) is unchipped, not price clipped, one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A superb chronicle of the entire fight to preserve the Union from the Northern point of view. 019146

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West to the Setting Sun, Chalmers, Harvey
98 West to the Setting Sun
Chalmers, Harvey
Toronto The MacMillan Co. 1946 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
Very clean blue cloth boards with gold illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very slight wear to one corner of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, clean endpapers with maps. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. No names, writing or marks. 363 pgs. with notes and chronilogical list of events. The story of Mohawk Indian leader Joseph Brant, and the early Canadian/American frontier. 8vo. Historical Novel. 010769

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Joseph Brant: Mohawk, Chalmers, Harvey and Ethel Brant Monture
99 Joseph Brant: Mohawk
Chalmers, Harvey and Ethel Brant Monture
East Lansing, Michigan Michigan State University Press 1955 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket 
First edition in dust jacket. Clean rust brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with some light browning to fixed endpapers,tiny previous owner name at top edge of front fixed endpaper. Frontispiece portrait of Joseph Brant. 364 pages. Dustjacket is price clipped, has fading to spine, chipping at top and bottom edges of spine, closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022844

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100 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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