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Improbable: A Novel, Adam Fawer
1 Improbable: A Novel
Adam Fawer
New York William Morrow 2005 0060736771 / 9780060736774 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Author's debut novel. Clean teal green boards with black spine, metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 403 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A riveting story of chance, fate, and numbers, and one man's strange journey past the boundaries of the possible into the chilling realm of the improbable. 023788

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Red of the Dawn - A Story of A Minister and His Wife, Adam, Cecile Belle
2 Red of the Dawn - A Story of A Minister and His Wife
Adam, Cecile Belle
New York Daniel Ryerson, Inc. 1937 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in original dust jacket. Immaculate clean and bright red cloth boards with crisp stamped black lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight browning). Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Greetings - Cecile Belle Adam". 320 pages. Clean dust jacket (design by W. G. Adam 1937) has very slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears,one small v-shaped chip at top edge of rear panel. Nice photo of author on front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Religious novel of two young idealists who go out from college with the hope of bettering a materialistic world. First the World War separates the newlyweds. Then follows a series of disappointments, doubts and disillusionments. An "inside view" of parsonage life in a young minister's family. 025416

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The Pink Panther Cocktail Party - Pink-a-licious Drinks to Seduce and Entertain, Adam. Rocke
3 The Pink Panther Cocktail Party - Pink-a-licious Drinks to Seduce and Entertain
Adam. Rocke
Chicago Surrey Books 2004 1572840722 / 9781572840720 First Hardcover 
Clean hardcover book - first printing with full numberline on copyright page, celebrating 40 years of "The Pink Panther". No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright (a few tiny water spots to a couple of pages, barely visible). No names, writing or marks. Clean pink and white decorated endpapers. Color illustrations by SHAG. Includes advice on setting up your "Pink" bar, including glassware, utensils, garnishes, liquor glossary. 64 pages. Theme song CD included at rear in publisher's clear plastic envelope. Give a Pink Panther Cocktail Party and celebrate with the coolest of cats! Recipes for 85 pink-a-licious drinks, and a CD so you can listen to his theme songs. 026095

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4 Adam
Bolt, David
New York The John Day Co. 1961 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped original jacket. Clean green boards with white cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Small previous owner name on dedication page. 143 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, is bright and clean with a few very small spots. Unchipped, with two small (1/2") closed edge tears at folds. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007466

Price: 7.00 USD
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Adam, Bolt, David
5 Adam
Bolt, David
New York John Day Co. 1961 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Green boards with white cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. A hint of light soiling. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 143 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has one short closed edge tear, faint soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel based on Adam and Eve, the Garden and the Fall. 8vo. Fiction. 012765

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For Poachers Only - And the Giles Stories, Chance, Jack
6 For Poachers Only - And the Giles Stories
Chance, Jack
London Adam & Charles Black 1956 second printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Bernard Venables; Alex Jardin 
Clean green cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 71 pp. with ten drawings by Bernard Venables and Alex Jardine. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny closed edge tears, very slight wear at top spine edge, hint of soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A humorous collection of stories which describe certain fishing incidents and which originally appeared in "The Field" and the "Journal of the Fly-Fisher's Club." 020784

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Kris Kringle at the Crossroads, Core, Sue
7 Kris Kringle at the Crossroads
Core, Sue
New York North River Press 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition in original unclipped jacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean green cloth boards with red and blue lettering on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with illustrated endpapers (small previous owner last name at top edge of front free endpaper). Signed by author on title page: "Sue Core - to Adam". Illustrations by Irene Chan on every page. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), slight edge wear and closed tears; features delightful picture of Santa Claus in a smiling airplane over the tropics. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A cute story about Christmas in the tropics (Panama). 022977

Price: 45.00 USD
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My First New York - Early Adventures in the Big City (As Remembered by Actors, Artists, Athletes, Chefs, Comedians, Filmmakers, Mayors, Models, Moguls, Porn Stars, Rockers, Writers, and Others, David Haskell and Adam Moss, Editors
8 My First New York - Early Adventures in the Big City (As Remembered by Actors, Artists, Athletes, Chefs, Comedians, Filmmakers, Mayors, Models, Moguls, Porn Stars, Rockers, Writers, and Others
David Haskell and Adam Moss, Editors
New York Ecco 2010 0061963933 / 9780061963933 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Later printing of the first edition in unworn dust jacket. White boards with red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 239 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025941

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Works of George Eliot (Limited Edition - 18 volume set) Middlemarch; Scenes of Clerical Life; Daniel Deronda; Silas Marner, The Lifted Veil, Brother Jacob; Poems; Felix Holt; Romola + Miscellaneous Essays; Adam Bede; Life and Letters, Eliot, George
9 Works of George Eliot (Limited Edition - 18 volume set) Middlemarch; Scenes of Clerical Life; Daniel Deronda; Silas Marner, The Lifted Veil, Brother Jacob; Poems; Felix Holt; Romola + Miscellaneous Essays; Adam Bede; Life and Letters
Eliot, George
London Hawarden Press 1899 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Eighteen-volume Limited Edition set of which this is number 157 of 500. Three quarter leather with marbled boards, gold lettering and decoration on leather spines. Bindings are tight and square, no cracking; clean marbled endpapers, beautiful old custom bookplate on paste downs. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt upper page edges. Some very light rubbing to corners and some wear to bottom board edges. Frontispiece illustration in each book with printed tissue guard, plus lovely illustrations throughout. Middlemarch (3 volumes); Scenes of Clerical Life (2 volumes); Daniel Deronda (3 volumes); Silas Marner, The Lifted Veil, Brother Jacob (1 volume); Poems (1 volume); Felix Holt, The Radical (2 volumes); Romola + Romola and Miscellaneous Essays (2 volumes); Adam Bede (2 volumes); Life and Letters (2 volumes). 025313

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10 A Public Betrayed: An Inside Look at Japanese Media Atrocities and Their Warnings to the West
Gamble, Adam & Takesato Watanabe
Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Regnery Publishing Inc. 2004 0-89526-046-8 / 9780895260468 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean black 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 marks. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Japan. 007507

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Century of Song (Volume II) Being A Choice Collection of the Best Vocal and Instrumental Music Including the Favorite Gems of the Day, Geibel, Adam (compiler)
11 The Century of Song (Volume II) Being A Choice Collection of the Best Vocal and Instrumental Music Including the Favorite Gems of the Day
Geibel, Adam (compiler)
Philadelphia / Chicago Century Musical Association 1897 First Hardcover Good No Dust jacket 
First edition, published in 1897. Volume II only. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering, black decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Light soiling (small spots), wear to corner tips and small spots of wear at spine ends. Embellished with Beautiful Phototype Engravings and Portraits. Vocal and instrumental music. Portraits and biographies of musical performers. Large book (size approx. 10" x 12"). 023735

Price: 22.00 USD
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The Temptation of Adam, Gruber, Helmut
12 The Temptation of Adam
Gruber, Helmut
New York Everest House 1979 0-89696-036-6 / 9780896960367 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean red boards with black lettering on spine. blind stamped lettering on cover. Hint of wear at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 263 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Professor Adam Molnar, wise and worldly at 50, finds an innocent-looking airport shop parcel that is filled with money. He keeps the money and sets into motion a deadly game--a game without rules, with his survival as the only prize. 8vo. Fiction. 012730

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The West Indies, Henderson, John
13 The West Indies
Henderson, John
London Adam and Charles Black 1905 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket A. S. Forrest, Illustrator 
Solid decorated cloth binding, lavishly and beautifully illustrated with 74 full color plates by A. S. Forrest with printed tissue guards. Light blue cloth boards with yellow, green and gold decoration on cover and spine, gold lettering, very light soiling. No bumping or fraying. Fading to spine background. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with gilt top page edges. 272 pages. 027924

Price: 55.00 USD
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Suppressed Plates - Wood Engravings, Together with Other Curiosities Germane Thereto Being An Account of Certain Matters Peculiarly Alluring to the Collector, Layard, George Somes
14 Suppressed Plates - Wood Engravings, Together with Other Curiosities Germane Thereto Being An Account of Certain Matters Peculiarly Alluring to the Collector
Layard, George Somes
London Adam and Charles Black 1907 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First edition, with 1907 on title page, "Published November 1907" on copyright page. Clean olive green cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration on cover and spine. Tiny closed tears and wear at top and bottom spine edges, small spot of wear-through to two corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 254 pp. with index. Illustrated with drawings and black and white plates. 019475

Price: 85.00 USD
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Body Snatcher, MacAdam, Alfred Onetti Juan Carlos;
15 Body Snatcher
MacAdam, Alfred Onetti Juan Carlos;
New York Pantheon 1991 0679401784 / 9780679401780 First Hardcover Very Good+ near fine Jacket 
"First American Edition" stated on copyright page in clean unclipped dustjacket. Clean gray boards with black cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean, with small remainder mark (red dot) at bottom of text block page edges). Translated from the Spanish by Alfred Mac Adam. 305 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (23.00 on front inside flap). 020394

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Lost Fight, Prescott, H.F.M.
16 The Lost Fight
Prescott, H.F.M.
New York Dodd Mead 1956 Second edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with bright silver lettering, black sword on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - previous owner circular blind-stamp impression on title page, last page. 310 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has slight wear at top spine edge, tiny closed tear at spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Novel of stark realism and veritable details of life as it must have been lived seven centuries ago, at the time of the Sixth Crusade--offset by the glamour of knighthood in full flower, the loveliness of fair women and the stirring action of fighting men. The story centers on one Adam Morteigne who is trusted by his best friend with the guardianship of his wife while he is away at war. 027113

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My Alpine Album, Smythe, Frank S.
17 My Alpine Album
Smythe, Frank S.
London Adam and Charles Black 1947 Second Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Second Edition (stated) in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean red-orange cloth boards with stamped silver lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. With forty-seven reproductions of photographs by the author aned a sketch-map. 147 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (21s. net. on front inside flap), has a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A personal record of this great mountaineer's experiences in the Alps of Switzerland and Austria, experiences of mind and spirit as well as physical adventure. Beautiful mountain photographs. 025190

Price: 30.00 USD
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An Isle in the Water, Tynan, Katharine (Mrs. H. A. Hinkson)
18 An Isle in the Water
Tynan, Katharine (Mrs. H. A. Hinkson)
London Adam and Charles Black 1896 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Second printing ("Published September 185. Reprinted January 1896" on copyright page.) Decorated cloth binding (British) with dark green and gold decoration, gold dolphin motif across lower edge of cover and spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. Hint of foxing to cover and very light browning to spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, no names, writing or marks. Chipping to a few page outer margins from rough opening. 221 pages + two pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022247

Price: 55.00 USD
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Fishing the Dry Fly, Wilson, Dermot
19 Fishing the Dry Fly
Wilson, Dermot
London Adam & Charles Black 1970 Second edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Signed
Second Edition of this book (originally published in 1957) and SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Good luck from Dermot Wilson." Illustrated with photographs and drawings. 217 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has 2" closed tear repaired with invisible tape. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024036

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Measure of God: Our Century-Long Struggle to Reconcile Science & Religion, Witham, Larry
20 The Measure of God: Our Century-Long Struggle to Reconcile Science & Religion
Witham, Larry
New York HarperSanFrancisco 2005 0060591919 / 9780060591915 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with full number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 358 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unworn, no chips, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. For over a century, the annual Gifford Lectures have provided the premier venue for the finest scientific and theological minds in the world to speak to "all questions about man's conception of God or the Infinite." Endowed in 1887 by Scottish judge Adam Gifford, the Giffords are a window into the conflict between the natural sciences and the claims of religion. 025778

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