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Years of Deadly Peril: The Coming of the War 1939-1941, Adams, Henry H.
1 Years of Deadly Peril: The Coming of the War 1939-1941
Adams, Henry H.
New York David McKay Company 1969 First 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

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The Wines of America, Adams, Leon David
2 The Wines of America
Adams, Leon David
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1973 0395154561 / 9780395154564 First Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean purple cloth boards with gold bunch of grapes on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 465 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, very slight rubbing to edges - enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The fascinating story of North American wines and winemakers from the 16th century to 1970's. 027799

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Aeschylus I; Aeschylus II (Two volumes), Aeschylus
3 Aeschylus I; Aeschylus II (Two volumes)
Aeschylus
New York Modern Library 1960 
Two volume set from the seven-volume Greek Tragedy series in Modern Library editions. Both in clean original dust jackets, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar covers. (There are a few instances of marginal notes or underlining by a previous owner in these volumes). Both are edited by David Grene and Richmond Lattimore. Descriptions follow: Aeschylus I - This is a first Modern Library edition with 393 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket, Toledano binding no 8. Clean light gray cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear; binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges, Kent style endpapers. Tiny name neatly printed on front free endpaper. 245 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, has a few short closed edge tears, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap. Aeschylus II - Clean blue cloth boards with blind-stamped hexagonal logo on cover, gold lettering on spine. Later printing. (Toledano binding no. 11). No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean Kent style endpapers. No names or bookplates. 147 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, does have small "vol. 2" neatly penned on lower spine. 025956

Price: 18.00 USD
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4 Secret Messages: Codebreaking and American Diplomacy, 1930-1945
Alvarez, David
University Press of Kansas 2000 0-7006-1013-8 / 9780700610136 First 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

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Just Plain Bill - His Story, Ashenhurst, Anne S.
5 Just Plain Bill - His Story
Ashenhurst, Anne S.
Philadelphia David McKay 1935 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean first edition in original jacket. Black cloth boards with orange lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece photograph (total of seven black and white photographic plates). 249 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few very small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Just Plain Bill was a long run 15-minute daytime radio drama program heard on CBS and NBC. The series was sponsored by Anacin for 18 of the program's 23-year run. It was “the real-life story of people just like people we all know.” Originally called Bill the Barber, the program began on CBS September 19, 1932. It told the story of Bill Davidson (Arthur Hughes), a barber in the town of Hartville, and his daughter Nancy (Ruth Russell). Bill often became involved in helping his friends and neighbors when he wasn't cutting hair. 022138

Price: 30.00 USD
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On Wine, Asher, Gerald
6 On Wine
Asher, Gerald
New York Random House 1982 0394527372 / 9780394527376 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean orange boards with burgundy cloth spine, bright metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. All pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. With an Introduction by Elizabeth David. Illustrated with drawings, maps. 222 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A delightful and demystifying excursion through the vineyards of Europe and America with one of the world's great experts. A classic book on wine. 027676

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The Tale of John Barleycorn: Or from Barley to Beer, Azarian, Mary
7 The Tale of John Barleycorn: Or from Barley to Beer
Azarian, Mary
David R. Godine Publisher 1982 0879234474 / 9780879234478 First Paperback Near Fine Signed
Stated First Edition, SIGNED by the author. Clean paperback, approximate size 9-1/2" x 10-1/2". No chipping, creasing or fading; very slight edge wear. Binding is tight, pages are clean. No previous owner names or marks. Signed by the author below her name on the title page: "Mary Azarian 1982". Beautifully illustrated with woodcuts by the author. 025859

Price: 50.00 USD
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8 China Run
Ball, David
New York Simon & Schuster 2002 0-7432-2743-3 / 9780743227438 First Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Very clean bright yellow boards, black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Tiny hint of a bump to one corner. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 384 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. When the Chinese government wants to take back the baby that an American woman has just adopted, she goes on the run with no knowledge of Chinese andthe full power of a police state against her. 8vo. Fiction. 008393

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Radio Telephony for Amateurs, Ballantine, Stuart
9 Radio Telephony for Amateurs
Ballantine, Stuart
Philadelphia David McKay 1923 Second edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Second edition in scarce original dust jacket. Clean ribbed burgundy cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear through - very small bump at base of rear board. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with small previous owner name and date neatly stamped on front free endpaper. No other marks. Thoroughly illustrated with drawings and photographs. 296 pages with index. Scarce dust jacket Has a few tiny shallow chips at top spine edge, a few short closed edge tears, very minimal soiling, small surface scrape to lower spine; front panel illustrated with photo of man sitting in an old radio room speaking into a hand-held microphone. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024802

Price: 35.00 USD
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10 The Great Outdoors: A Book about Gardening, Star Gazing, Mountain Climbing and Other Pleasures of Nature
Barash, David P.
New York Lyle Stuart 1989 0-9194-0496-5 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean brown boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, no names or writing inside. 251 pgs. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, has one tiny (under 1/16") closed tear at bottom edge of spine. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Nature. 005953

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11 Head Into the Wind
Barnwell, Robinson
David McKay 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with black illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Classic bookplate on front free endpaper (no name). 247 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny chip at top rear corner of spine. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Boys Fiction. 005926

Price: 10.00 USD
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12 Head Into the Wind
Barnwell, Robinson
David McKay Company 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 246 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with two short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Children's. 010092

Price: 10.00 USD
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Complete Encyclopedia of Flight 1945-2005, Batchelor, John and Malcolm V. Lowe, with David Willis
13 Complete Encyclopedia of Flight 1945-2005
Batchelor, John and Malcolm V. Lowe, with David Willis
Rebo Publishers 2005 9036617170 / 9789036617178 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in dust jacket. Clean glossy illustrated boards. Very slight bump at top of spine, otherwise no wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Thoroughly illustrated with photographs and drawings describing each plane and helicopter manufactured between 1945 and 2005. 318 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A comprehensive guide to aviation. 027302

Price: 20.00 USD
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Curse of Magira - A Novel of East Africa, Bee, David
14 Curse of Magira - A Novel of East Africa
Bee, David
New York Harper & Row 1964 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket Joan Markham, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Golden brown cloth boards with small blind-stamped design on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Small water mark at base of spine, very faint. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with bright yellow endpapers - small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated with drawings by Joan Markham. 415 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of Tanganyika -- formerly German East Africa -- skillfully weaves together past and prsent, love and murder, in a powerful drama of adventure, history and suspense. 027170

Price: 25.00 USD
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Up Old Forge Way and West Canada Creek, Beetle, David H.
15 Up Old Forge Way and West Canada Creek
Beetle, David H.
Utica, New York North Country Books 1986 0932052142 / 9780932052148 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Reprint edition (1986) in original dust jacket. Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No previous owner markings. Illustrated with photographs and maps. 183 pages / 158 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, hint of very slight rubbing to rear spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025014

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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)
16 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

Price: 25.00 USD
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Gettysburg - The Pictures and the Story, Blocher, David
17 Gettysburg - The Pictures and the Story
Blocher, David
Gettysburg, PA Blocher's 1930 Revised Edition soft cover Near Fine 
Revised Edition (Twenty-second Edition). Very clean brown wraps with silk rope binding intact. Illustrated cover. No chipping or creasing; a few tiny closed edge tears. Oblong book (12" x 9-1/4"). Clean "spider-web" tissue guard at front and rear. 68 pages, illustrated with large black and white photographs. Information on the Gettysburg National Park, map of the Park, history of the battle, monuments, Lincoln's Gettysburg Address on back of rear panel. 021215

Price: 15.00 USD
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18 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
19 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

Price: 10.00 USD
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Lion Among Roses: A Memoir of Finland, Bradley, David
20 Lion Among Roses: A Memoir of Finland
Bradley, David
New York Holt Rinehart Winston 1965 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with orange and pink decoration on cover, orange lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers (illustrated with maps). Inscribed and Signed by author on title page: "To Bill Green - How to write is mainly a problem of what you've got to say - Good Luck - David Bradley - 1965". 278 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has 1" closed tear at top front panel edge near spine, tiny chip at base spine corner (smaller than a pea). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author shares his absorbing discoveries of the fascinating and isolated land of Finland. 014065

Price: 75.00 USD
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