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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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Inspiring Lives of Sixty Famous Men, Ahlers, Lena C.
2 Inspiring Lives of Sixty Famous Men
Ahlers, Lena C.
Chicago Albert Whitman & Company 1928 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Benny Larsen, Illustrator 
First Edition in scarce dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with very clean unworn color paste-on illustration on cover. No fraying, fading or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. Illustrated by Benny Larsen. 288 pages. Clean color illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped (1.50 on front inside flap), has chips and closed edge tears, surface scrape at top edge from sticker removal (size of a nickel). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Brief, pointed biographical sketches, charmingly written, of the lives of sixty famous men worth knowing--including explorers, inventors, musicians, statesmen, authors, artists and patriots. Illustrated with pen and ink portraits of the various characters of the sketches. 026841

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3 The Pizza Connection: Lawyers, Money, Drugs, Mafia
Alexander, Shana
New York, New York, U.S.A. Grove Press 1988 1-55584-027-2 / 9781555840273 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean gray hard cover paper boards with a four small pin marks, Authors initials embossed on front cover. Maroon cloth binding with silver lettering. Court room lay out on inside front cover and front free end paper. No names writing or book plates. Pages are clean and bright. Black and white photos. No cracking to hinges. 442 pgs, Binding tight and square, faint dust speckling to top of pages. Dust jacket is clean and bright, no tears, marks - enclosed in a new acid free mylar cover. 8 Vo. Mafia. 011295

Price: 12.00 USD
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A Story Teller's Story, Anderson, Sherwood
4 A Story Teller's Story
Anderson, Sherwood
New York B. W. Huebsch, Inc. 1924 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Very clean unworn brown pebbled cloth boards with stamped yellow lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean top-stained upper page edges. Neatly penned brief previous owner inscription at top of front free endpaper dated Nov. 4, 1924. No other marks. 441 pages. 021928

Price: 35.00 USD
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5 Prophet of Reunion: The Life of Paul of Graymoor
Angell, Charles & Charles LaFontaine
New York The Seabury Press 1975 0-8164-0281-7 / 9780816402816 First Hard Cover Good Near Fine Jacket Signed
Brown cloth boards have some fading and speckling, otherwise very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No writing or marks, except that it is AUTHOR SIGNED (both authors) on front free endpaper. 224 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Religion. 006978

Price: 12.00 USD
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6 Ernest Hemingway - A Life Story
Baker, Carlos
Scribners 1969 Bk Club ed. Cloth Bds Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Book club edition in clean dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumped corners or wear except for tiny closed tear at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright. Illustrated with many photographs. 697 pgs. Clean illustrated dustjacket has very light corner and edgewear, no chips. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 000589

Price: 12.00 USD
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7 A Rock in the Baltic
Barr, Robert
The Authors and Newspapers Association 1906 Special Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Hermann Heyer, Illust. 
Clean green cloth boards with white stamped lettering on cover, illustration of ship at sea on cover, blind-stamped lettering on spine. Some of the white lettering on cover is chipped. Tiny bit of wear to one corner (base of spine). Binding is tight, no cracking. Title page states: MacGreevey-Sleght-DeGraff Co. Special Edition for sale exclusively by us in Elmira, N.Y." Pages and edges are clean. Color frontis illustration with tissue guard, additional color plates by Hermann Heyer, facsimile page from manuscript. 321 pgs. 008634

Price: 6.00 USD
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The Afro-American Novel and Its Tradition, Bell, Bernard W.
8 The Afro-American Novel and Its Tradition
Bell, Bernard W.
Amherst The University of Massachusetts Press 1987 0-87023-568-0 / 9780870235689 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with burgundy title box, gold 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. 421 pgs. with index. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, unclipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A comprehensive interpretive history of the African-American novel (more than 150 novels are discussed). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Black History. 015842

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Beach Holidays from Portugal to Israel, Bernarde, Melvin and Anita
9 Beach Holidays from Portugal to Israel
Bernarde, Melvin and Anita
New York Dodd Mead 1974 0-396-06891-X / 9780396068914 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket Signed
Clean black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED by authors and dated on front free endpaper. 272 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A lively, informal guide to carefully chosen beaches in Portugal, Spain, France, Sardinia, Elba, Yugoslavia, Malta, Cyprus, Turkey and Israel. Included are both low cost lodgings and luxury hotels, pristine beaches and active social spots. Basic information on transportation, climate, points of interest, accomodations and more. 8vo. Travel. 008193

Price: 12.00 USD
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Episode in the Transvaal, Bloom, Harry
10 Episode in the Transvaal
Bloom, Harry
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1955 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Very slight surface wear at top and bottom spine edges, no fraying, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, but tanned. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 295 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, with a few short closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's first novel, set in South Africa during the time when South Africans were determined to win the right of self-rule. 019393

Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Seven Winters and Afterthoughts
Bowen, Elizabeth
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1962 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean turqoise cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Hint of slight fading to board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean red top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 273 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has slight browning to rear panel margins, a few tiny closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's memories of a Dublin childhood and pieces on writing. 8vo. Biography. 016578

Price: 30.00 USD
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Westward From Rio, Bowman, Heath and Stirling Dickinson
12 Westward From Rio
Bowman, Heath and Stirling Dickinson
Chicago/New York Willett, Clark & Co. 1936 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine, illustration of palm trees on spine. Fraying to cloth at top edge of spine; wear to two lower corner tips. Hint of fading to spine and board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED by both authors on half-title page. Clean illustrated endpapers (small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper). Illustrated with 100 block prints. 351 pgs. Large 8vo. Adventure. 012801

Price: 30.00 USD
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A Book of Islands, Bowman, John S. (Editor)
13 A Book of Islands
Bowman, John S. (Editor)
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1971 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean khaki cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean brown endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 345 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, tiny shallow water mark at base of spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An anthology of short stories, all with islands as the setting, by authors such as Daniel Defoe, Jules Verne, Washington Irving, Golding, among others. 8vo. Literature. 016748

Price: 25.00 USD
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14 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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My Several Worlds, Buck, Pearl S.
15 My Several Worlds
Buck, Pearl S.
New York John Day Company 1954 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; neatly penned brief previous owner 1954 Christmas inscription on front free endpaper. 407 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped, has chips at upper corners; nice full panel photo portrait of the author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Through eyes of wisdom and tolerance, of courage and compassion, the Nobel Prize winner looks back over a life rich i memories of people, places and events. 028341

Price: 35.00 USD
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16 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 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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17 Nathaniel Hawthorne - The American Years
Cantwell, Robert
Rinehart & Co. 1948 First Hard Cover Near FIne No Dustjacket Jacket 
499 pgs. Nr Fine Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Pages bright and clean. No names or writing inside. Binding tight. Portrait of Hawthorne at frontis. Very nice tight, clean book.Authors. 002130

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Carr, John Dickson
18 The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Carr, John Dickson
New York Harper & Brothers 1949 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, hint of fading to spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers (very slight browning); no names, writing or marks. 304 pp. with index. 019128

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Ocean River: The Story of the Gulf Stream, Chapin, Henry; F. G. Walton Smith
19 The Ocean River: The Story of the Gulf Stream
Chapin, Henry; F. G. Walton Smith
New York Charles Scribner 1952 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, with "A" on copyright page, SIGNED by author Henry Chapin. Clean black cloth boards with green fish illustration on cover, silver and blue lettering on spine. Slight surface wear to edges, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; no previous owner markings. 325 pp. with index. Illustrated with drawings and maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges; photo of authors on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019725

Price: 20.00 USD
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High-Stepping Horses, Clarke, Frances E.
20 High-Stepping Horses
Clarke, Frances E.
New York Macmillan 1961 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean dust jacket. Very clean mustard-yellow boards with orange high-stepping horse on cover, clean orange cloth spine with gold lettering. No bumping, fading 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 marks. 210 pages. Dust jacket with price intact (3.95 on front inside flap), no chips, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A special treasury of all-time favorite horse stories by famous authors such as Mark Twain, Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Frost, Rudyard Kipling, Will James, Arthur Conan Doyle and more. 028009

Price: 15.00 USD
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