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1 The Whispering Gallery: Leaves from the Diary of an Ex-Diplomat

New York Boni & Liveright 1926 First Edition, Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated 
Clean light brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine and gold lettering and title box on cover. Spine slightly faded. No surface wear or bumping. Small previous owner's name/date neatly penned on front free endpaper. Pages are clean and bright; no writing or marks. Illustrated with many beautiful portraits. 288 pgs. 014676

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The Glass of Fashion - Some Social Reflections, A Gentleman with A Duster
2 The Glass of Fashion - Some Social Reflections
A Gentleman with A Duster
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1921 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very light soiling, small spot of wear-through to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard. Many additional illustrations. 176 pages. 024088

Price: 25.00 USD
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3 A Man Called Lucy
Accoce, Pierre and Pierre Quet
New York Coward McCann 1967 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Red endpapers. Tasteful bookplate on front free endpaper. Pages are clean. 250 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very short closed tears at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a master spy for the Allied forces during World War II. 8vo. Espionage. 008822

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Descartes' Secret Notebook: A True Tale of Mathematics, Mystsicism, and the Quest to understand the Universe, Aczel, Amir D.
4 Descartes' Secret Notebook: A True Tale of Mathematics, Mystsicism, and the Quest to understand the Universe
Aczel, Amir D.
New York Broadway Books 2005 0-7679-2033-3 / 9780767920339 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean beige marbled boards with clean brown cloth spine, metallic lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 273 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Philosophy. 014888

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Years of Deadly Peril: The Coming of the War 1939-1941, Adams, Henry H.
5 Years of Deadly Peril: The Coming of the War 1939-1941
Adams, Henry H.
New York David McKay Company 1969 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean maps on endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 559 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, hint of wear at spine edges of dustjacket, one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. World War II. 012311

Price: 15.00 USD
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6 Canal Town
Adams, Samuel Hopkins
New York Random House 1944 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean blue-gray cloth boards with darker blue and gold lettering on cover and spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are bright and clean. No names or bookplates inside. 466 pgs. 005036

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Romantic Story of the Puritan Fathers - And Their Founding of New Boston and the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Addison, Albert Christopher
7 The Romantic Story of the Puritan Fathers - And Their Founding of New Boston and the Massachusetts Bay Colony
Addison, Albert Christopher
Boston L. C. Page & Company 1912 Stated First Impression Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
First Edition, first impression. Clean decorated American trade binding. Gray cloth boards with gold, white and black sailing ships and seagulls, gold lettering decorating cover; gold lettering and sailing ship on spine. Two very small (pin head size) spots to rear board. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top edges. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis portrait of Joseph Cotton with clean tissue guard (total of 48 illustrations). All pages have green decorative border, including index pages. 243 pages. 022757

Price: 45.00 USD
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The Churchill Wit, Adler, Bill
8 The Churchill Wit
Adler, Bill
New York Coward McCann 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket 
First Edition in dust jacket. Very clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 86 pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has several closed tears at spine edges, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019967

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The Saving Remnant: An Account of Jewish Survival, Agar, Herbert
9 The Saving Remnant: An Account of Jewish Survival
Agar, Herbert
New York Viking Press 1960 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket 
First Edition in dust jacket. Blue-green cloth boards with blind-stamped design on cover, gold lettering on spine. Faint water mark along top edge of front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name, address on front free endpaper. 269 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has corner chips and closed tears. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 010800

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My War With Japan, Alcott, Carroll
10 My War With Japan
Alcott, Carroll
New York Henry Holt 1943 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with burgundy lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Signed on front free endpaper by author: "Faithfully - Carroll Alcott - June 1943." Very small previous owner last name at top edge of front free endpaper. 368 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has fading to spine, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. American newsman and radio broadcaster in the Far East, Carroll Alcott conducted a fierce one-man war against the Rising Sun for fifteen years. This book is what he knew about the Japanese enemy at the time. 023497

Price: 35.00 USD
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Lawrence of Arabia: A Biographical Inquiry, Aldington, Richard
11 Lawrence of Arabia: A Biographical Inquiry
Aldington, Richard
London Collins 1955 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Nice sharp corners, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 448 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean bright unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 015309

Price: 50.00 USD
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Signed with Their Honour, Aldridge, James
12 Signed with Their Honour
Aldridge, James
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1942 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Light blue cloth boards with red lettering on spine and front cover. Very light fading/soiling to spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square. Pages and endpapers are clean and bright; no writing or marks. 392 pgs. 014654

Price: 6.00 USD
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The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty, Alexander, Caroline
13 The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty
Alexander, Caroline
New York Viking 2003 0-670-03133-X / 9780670031337 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean light green boards with darker green spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 491 pgs. Illustrated with beautiful color plates. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. By the author of "The Endurance." 8vo. Ships & Sailing. 013377

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Court-Martial of Daniel Boone, Allan W Eckert
14 The Court-Martial of Daniel Boone
Allan W Eckert
Boston Little, Brown 1973 0316208701 / 9780316208703 Stated First edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition (stated) in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean yellow boards with blue-black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Map-decorated endpapers. Small neat previous owner inscription at top edge of front free endpaper. 309 pages. Dust jacket has several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Based on a true, little-known episode in Daniel Boone's life, Allan Eckert's first full-length novel recreates the legendary frontiersman's severest test -- the trial for his life at Boonesborough in 1778. 024127

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Sun of Quebec - A Story of a Great Crisis, Altsheler, Joseph A.
15 The Sun of Quebec - A Story of a Great Crisis
Altsheler, Joseph A.
New York / London D. Appleton and Co. 1919 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with (1) on last page, in original unchipped jacket. Very clean unfaded brown cloth boards with bright gold stamped lettering on cover and spine, clean paste-on illustration on cover which is unchipped but has two tiny surface abrasions (each about the size of a grain of rice). Two corner tips have slight bumping. No fraying or wear to cloth. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Four color plate illustrations (including frontispiece) by Charles L. Wrenn. 334 pgs. Clean dustjacket with price on spine (1.50 net), no tears slight wear to one corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story of the French and Indian War, with interesting historical descriptions of Albany in 1759, life on a slave trader, a battle at sea between a sloop of war and a pirate ship and lots of woods lore. With the fall of Quebec, an adventurous young American, Robert Lennox, solves the mystery of his life. 018661

Price: 325.00 USD
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16 Secret Messages: Codebreaking and American Diplomacy, 1930-1945
Alvarez, David
University Press of Kansas 2000 0-7006-1013-8 / 9780700610136 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 292 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, unclipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 008565

Price: 20.00 USD
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Undaunted Courage, Ambrose, Stephen E.
17 Undaunted Courage
Ambrose, Stephen E.
New York Simon & Schuster 1996 0684811073 / 9780684811079 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Brown paper-covered boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Black and white illustrations. 511 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, tiny closed tear to one corner tip. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024959

Price: 20.00 USD
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18 The Fertile Crescent: Travels in the Footsteps of Ancient Science
Anderson, Clifford N.
New York Exposition Press 1968 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean yellow cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings, photographs and maps. 329 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very light superficial rubbing to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The golden era of intellectual advancement - from before the sixth century B.C. through the fourth century A.D. Contributions made by Mesopotamia, Greece and Egypt to the miracles of modern science. 8vo. Ancient History. 011388

Price: 25.00 USD
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Prophetic Years 1947-1953, Anderson, Wing
19 Prophetic Years 1947-1953
Anderson, Wing
Los Angeles Kosman Press 1946 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Clean red boards with gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 234 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Wing Anderson, author of "Seven Years that Change the World," prophecies the future of the world. 020090

Price: 20.00 USD
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20 Let the People Know
Angell, Norman
New York Viking Press 1943 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
245 pgs. VG+ in Fine DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, blind stamped lettering on cover. Slight fading to extreme edges of boards at top edge. Binding tight and square, pages clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates inside. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped and looks like new. "These plain answers to the questions that confuse us are needed for victory in the war today and in the peace tomorrow". 8vo. World War II. 003291

Price: 15.00 USD
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