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A Night of Their Own, Abrahams, Peter
1 A Night of Their Own
Abrahams, Peter
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean black boards with black cloth spine, silver decorative band on boards and spine, silver lettering. Light bumping and fading to edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has small corner chips at spine, light wear at top and bottom of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007834

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Automobile Club of Egypt: A novel, Alaa Al Aswany
2 The Automobile Club of Egypt: A novel
Alaa Al Aswany
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2015 0307957217 / 9780307957214 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition in brand new condition. Very clean yellow boards with deeper yellow cloth spine bright gold lettering on spine. No wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. 475 pages. Clean bright dust jacket has no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026206

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Heroes of the Empty View, Aldridge, James
3 Heroes of the Empty View
Aldridge, James
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1954 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine and small illustration of man on camel blind stamped on front cover. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages, edges, and endpapers are clean and bright; no writing or marks. 428 pgs. Brightly colored orange dustjacket is not price clipped, has closed horizontal tear to spine and 2" vertically down to base along front spine edge. A few small closed tears along edges and some chipping to corners. Biography of author on rear panel. Jacket designed by Jean Carlu. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The Empty View is the desert of the arab nomad, the desert of revolt. The Heroes are the tribal Arabs fighting for their traditional freedom, and against the machine age and its politics. A novel of man versus time and change, the man of the story being modeled somewhat after T. E. Lawrence. 8 Vo. Middle East. 014463

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One Dry Season: In the Footsteps of Mary Kingsley, Alexander, Caroline
4 One Dry Season: In the Footsteps of Mary Kingsley
Alexander, Caroline
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1990 0-394-57455-9 / 9780394574554 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige boards with clean green cloth spine with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 290 pgs. with bibliography. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no wear, no tears. As new book and dustjacket. Jacket enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Africa. 015274

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The Light of Day, Ambler, Eric
5 The Light of Day
Ambler, Eric
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1963 First Hardcover Near Fine Good Jacket 
Stated "First American Edition" in dust jacket. Clean turquoise cloth boards with gold author initials on cover, gold lettering and green decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 243 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), clean but has some insect damage (scattered small holes ); rear panel has nice photo of Ambler standing on a balcony smoking a cigarette. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Page-turning suspense novel by a master craftsman of the genre. Set in Istanbul, this is a swift-moving, sophisticated novel that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the last page. 023414

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The Ballet-Student's Primer, Ambrose, Kay
6 The Ballet-Student's Primer
Ambrose, Kay
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1979 394-40804-7 Seventeenth Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean black boards with pink circular illustration on cover, pink lettering on spine. Hint of corner wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 80 pgs. + index. Well illustrated with drawings and diagrams. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 6" x 8-1/2". Ballet. 012110

Price: 10.00 USD
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Paradox Isle, Bache, Carol
7 Paradox Isle
Bache, Carol
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1943 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean teal cloth boards with illustration on cover and spine. No bumping, light wear to spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 184 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, hint of soiling, 1/16" loss at top edge of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An absorbing and intimate record of fourteen years which an American woman spent in Japan as an agent of the Military Intelligence Division during the time leading up to our involvement in World War II. 014792

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The Book of Naturalists - An Anthology of the Best Natural History, Beebe, William
8 The Book of Naturalists - An Anthology of the Best Natural History
Beebe, William
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1944 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with small gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Several black and white illustrations. No names, writing or bookplates. 500 pages. 026274

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From the Alec Thomas Archives: Gone for a Soldier- The Civil War Memoirs of Private Alfred Bellard, Bellard, Alfred (David Herbert Donald, editor)
9 From the Alec Thomas Archives: Gone for a Soldier- The Civil War Memoirs of Private Alfred Bellard
Bellard, Alfred (David Herbert Donald, editor)
Boston Little, Brown Company 1975 0316088331 / 9780316088336 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean map-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated in color and black and white with the sketches of Private Alfred Bellard. 298 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one very short closed edge tear at flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One of the most remarkable Civil War records ever discovered--a memoir of the war written by an obscure private soldier, illustrated with original pencil sketches and wash drawings by its author. An unparallelled firsthand account of what it was like to be a private soldier in the Union army. 027016

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Elephant's Work, Bentley, E. C.
10 Elephant's Work
Bentley, E. C.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1950 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition. Clean red and pink patterned boards with small black decoration on cover, black lettering in pink title box on spine. Hint of light wear at top and bottom spine edge. No bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages, edges and endpapers are clean -- no names, writing or bookplates. Dustjacket is not price clipped ($2.75 on front inside flap), no chips, very light edge wear and slight age toning. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A story dedicated by the author to the memory of John Buchan (because he advised him to write it). 015613

Price: 40.00 USD
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11 Looking For Dilmun
Bibby, Geoffrey
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1969 First Hard Cover Very Good Good+ Jacket 
Clean burgundy cloth boards with gold stamped decoration on cover, gold stamped lettering on spine. Slight bumping to corner tips, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 383 pgs. + index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has edge chips and small closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Ancient History. 010617

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Looking for Dilmun, Bibby, Geoffrey
12 Looking for Dilmun
Bibby, Geoffrey
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1969 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Slight wear to corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 383 pgs. + index. Illustrated with drawings, photographic plates and maps. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has very shallow chipping & wear at top & bottom of spine, slight corner wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A personal narrative of the discovery of a fifth great ancient civilization, hitherto totally unknown, to rival the 5,000-year-old glories of Egypt, Babylon, Sumer and the Indus Valley. Large 8vo. Archaeology. 011762

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13 Looking for Dilmun
Bibby, Geoffrey
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1969 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Very clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Hint of slightest surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 383 pgs. + index. Illustrated with 32 pages of halftone photographs, 41 line drawings, and 9 maps. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, hint of very slight wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A personal narrative of the discovery of a fifth great civilization, hitherto totally unknown, to rival the 5,000-year-old glories of Egypt, Babylon, Sumer, and the Indus Valley. Large 8vo. Archaeology. 016006

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My Life, Bill Clinton
14 My Life
Bill Clinton
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2004 0375414576 / 9780375414572 First Hardback Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded dark blue boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. 957 page plus index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; light corner crease to rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024341

Price: 50.00 USD
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Alas, Poor Yorick!, BIll, Alfred H.
15 Alas, Poor Yorick!
BIll, Alfred H.
Boston Little Brown 1927 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with 1927 on title page, "Published September, 1927" on copyright page. Clean unfaded rust brown ribbed cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Lovely frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 263 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has some very shallow edge chipping, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Historical romance and intrigue woven around the character of "Parson Yorick", one of the most illustrious clergymen of literary genius in England. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 016361

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The Penderwicks - A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy, Birdsall, Jeanne
16 The Penderwicks - A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy
Birdsall, Jeanne
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2005 0375831436 / 9780375831430 Later printing Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
Later printing of the first edition in as new condition. Clean white boards with blue spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumpng or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with no names, writing or marks. 262 pages. Clean bright dust jacket with National Book Award gold seal on front panel; no wear, no tears, no chips, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025993

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Penderwicks at Point Mouette, Birdsall, Jeanne
17 The Penderwicks at Point Mouette
Birdsall, Jeanne
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2011 First Paperback Fine 
Advance Reader's Copy of the first edition (so stated) - trade paperback format. As new condition. No names, writing or marks - all pages and edges are clean and bright. Cover is clean with no wear. 295 pages. The Penderwick children settle into their cozy cottage with a rocky shore for a summer in Maine with Aunt Claire. 027673

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I Too, Nicodemus, Bok, Curtis
18 I Too, Nicodemus
Bok, Curtis
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1946 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Like new second printing of the first edition (so stated) in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean unfaded orange-brown cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 349 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fascinating cross-section of the situations that a trial judge meets in his work. 027181

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Sir Noble The Police Horse, Bonner, Mary Graham
19 Sir Noble The Police Horse
Bonner, Mary Graham
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1940 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean brown cloth boards with darker brown lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers (slight browning to edges); no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs throughout. 66 pages. Scarce children's book - the story of a New York City police horse from his colthood through his training, work and retirement. 021772

Price: 20.00 USD
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Crooked Hearts, Boswell, Robert
20 Crooked Hearts
Boswell, Robert
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1987 0-394-55706-9 / 9780394557069 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean gray/green boards with rust brown cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean endpapers. 340 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Fiction. 012239

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