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The Emperor of Ocean Park, Carter, Stephen L
1 The Emperor of Ocean Park
Carter, Stephen L
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2002 0375413634 / 9780375413636 First Hardback Very Good+ Fine Jacket Signed
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, SIGNED by author, in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean red boards with black spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Very slight surface wear to board edges, no bumping. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. Briefly inscribed and signed, dated by author on title page. 657 pp. Clean unfaded jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Sign first edition of author's fiction debut which won high acclaim from the critics. The book is set in two privileged worlds: the upper crust African American society of the Eastern seaboard and the inner circle of an Ivy League law school. It tells the story of a complex family with a single, seductive link to the shadowlands of crime. 019521

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The Emperor of Ocean Park, Carter, Stephen L.
2 The Emperor of Ocean Park
Carter, Stephen L.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2002 0-375-41363-4 / 9780375413636 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, signed by author. Clean unfaded red boards with black spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. No other marks, writing or bookplates. 657 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's first novel which won great reviews, this is a novel of suspense as well as a work of astute social observation. Set in two privileged worlds: the upper crust African American society of the eastern seaboard--old families who summer on Martha's Vineyard--and the inner circle of an Ivy League law school. 8vo. Fiction. 015567

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God's Children, Coyle, Harold
3 God's Children
Coyle, Harold
New York Tom Doherty Assoc. 2000 0-312-86296-2 / 9780312862961 First Hardbound Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean, unworn black boards with silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges bright & clean. No names, writing or bookplates inside. 316 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unclipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about war-torn eastern Europe from the master of military fiction, Harold Coyle. 003759

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A Traveller on Horseback - In Eastern Turkey and Iran, Dodwell, Christina
4 A Traveller on Horseback - In Eastern Turkey and Iran
Dodwell, Christina
New York Walker and Co. 1989 0802710786 / 9780802710789 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
Very clean unfaded green boards with bright 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 bookplates. Illustrated with color photographs. 191 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's travel by horseback to remote and challenging areas of the Middle East. 018523

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Bird Homes - The Nests, Eggs and Breeding Habits of the Land Birds Breeding in the Eastern United States; With Hints on the Rearing and Photographing of Young Birds, Dugmore, A. Radclyffe
5 Bird Homes - The Nests, Eggs and Breeding Habits of the Land Birds Breeding in the Eastern United States; With Hints on the Rearing and Photographing of Young Birds
Dugmore, A. Radclyffe
New York Doubleday Page 1902 Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Beautiful old book with very light library markings (no markings to spine, binding or text block edges). Gilt top page edges. Attractive Rochester Museum bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Sleeve on rear fixed endpaper. Beige buckram cloth boards with leather title box with gold lettering on spine. Some chipping to edges and corners of leather label. No wear to cloth. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Beautifully illustrated with photographs in black & white and full color by the author. 183 pages with index. 025895

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6 Two O'Clock, Eastern Wartime
Dunning, John
New York Scribner 2001 0-7432-0195-7 / 9780743201957 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean blue boards with black cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 478 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 009050

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Two O'Clock, Eastern Wartime, Dunning, John
7 Two O'Clock, Eastern Wartime
Dunning, John
New York Scribners 2001 0-7432-0195-7 / 9780743201957 First Hardbound Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
478 pgs. Nr Fine in Nr Fine DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Clean blue boards with black cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. Binding tight & square, pages bright and clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price-clipped, is unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 003248

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The Reckoning, Elman, Richard M.
8 The Reckoning
Elman, Richard M.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1969 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean white cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Tiny light bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 184 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has several vertical creases to inside front flap, a few tiny surface nicks at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Novel in which the author explores the world of pre-war Eastern European Jewry, on the edge of the Nazi holocaust. 8vo. Fiction. 015194

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Seeing The Eastern States, Faris, John T.
9 Seeing The Eastern States
Faris, John T.
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1922 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Light brown cloth boards with blue line border, blue, black and brown illustration of seascape with lighthouse on cover, black lettering and small oval decoration on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Color frontis illustration ("Morning at Seaside Park, New Jersey") with clean tissue guard. Illustrated with many black and white photographic plates throughout. 244 pages with index. Early printing; same date (1922) on title page and copyright page, no additional printings stated. 022300

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A Naturalist's Wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago - A Narrative of Travel and Exploration, Forbes, Henry O.
10 A Naturalist's Wanderings in the Eastern Archipelago - A Narrative of Travel and Exploration
Forbes, Henry O.
New York Harper & Brothers 1885 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Solid First Edition, 1885. Green silk cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, black stamped lettering on cover, gold stamped lettering on spine. Light soiling to cloth. Tiny spots of wear to corners and top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Chocolate brown endpapers; small chip to top edge of front fixed endpaper, small mark where bookplate had been and has fallen off. Color frontispiece illustration with tissue guard. With numerous illustrations from the author's sketches and descriptions by Mr. John B. Gibbs. All six maps (including fold-outs) are present and in excellent condition. 536 pages with index, plus 4 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 023987

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The Ancient World, Garbini, Giovanni
11 The Ancient World
Garbini, Giovanni
New York - Toronto McGraw Hill 1966 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black clothboards with gold lettering on front and spine. Gold celestial illustration on front. Binding is tight and square. Front top board edge very slightly bumped. Clean endpapers illustrated with Ancient Middle Eastern map. Pages and edges are clean and bright with no writing or marks. 200 illustrations, 102 in full color. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped and has a few small closed edge tears, small 1/4 inch chip at base corner of spine. 176 pgs. with index. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8-1/2 x 11-1/2". Art History. 014220

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Women and the Sun, Gascar, Pierre
12 Women and the Sun
Gascar, Pierre
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1964 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
First English Language Edition (stated) in clean unclipped original jacket. Very clean maroon cloth boards with 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 bookplates. 255 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Winner of the Prix Goncourt, a collection of short stories explores the range of human emotions against settings as varied as the tropical swampland of a Caribbean island to a labor camp in Eastern Europe. 019209

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The Story of the Canandaigua Street Railway Company, The Canandaigua Electric Light and Railway Company, Ontario Light and Traction Company and the Rochester and Eastern Rapid Railway, Gordon, William R.
13 The Story of the Canandaigua Street Railway Company, The Canandaigua Electric Light and Railway Company, Ontario Light and Traction Company and the Rochester and Eastern Rapid Railway
Gordon, William R.
Rochester, New York William R. Gordon 1953 First Paperback Very Good 
Paperback (cover is illustrated card stock) - size approx. 5-3/4" x 9". No chipping or tears. Light soiling to cover. Binding is tight, all pages are clean. No names, writing or marks. Well illustrated with historical photographs, drawings. 107 pages. 027652

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Seasons of a Finger Lakes Winery, Hartsock, John C
14 Seasons of a Finger Lakes Winery
Hartsock, John C
Ithaca, NY Cornell University Press 2011 0801448816 / 9780801448812 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean cream boards with burgundy cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 187 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Gary and Rosemary Barletta's story of establishing an award-winning winery (Long Point Winery, on the eastern shore of Cayuga Lake) in the Finger Lakes area of New York, and what it is like to be winemakers in this beautiful region. 027451

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Embracing Family, Kojima, Nobuo
15 Embracing Family
Kojima, Nobuo
New York Dalkey Archive Press 2005 1564784053 / 9781564784056 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. As new condition. Translation from the Japanese by Yukiko Tanaka. Very clean black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 161 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped (21.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Set during the U.S. occupation following World War II, a novel of conflict between Western and Eastern traditions, between a husband and wife, between ideals and reality. 020141

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Forest Venture: Conquering the Deserts of the Middle East, Maitland, Louise
16 Forest Venture: Conquering the Deserts of the Middle East
Maitland, Louise
London Robert Hale Limited 1960 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Hint of fading to top board edges. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 192 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. While her husband (an outstanding British forestry expert) was advising middle eastern governments on the conservation of their remaining forests and the creation of new ones, the author visited gold-domed mosques, pyramids, bazaars and the tents of Sheikhs. She was entertained in palaces and by mountain bandits, exposed to heartbreaking poverty and fabulous wealth. This is her story. 8vo. adventure/travel. 015233

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17 Who? Me??
Matmor, Yoram
New York Simon & Schuster 1969 671-20503-X First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean beige cloth board with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 191 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has small name written on inner front flap, match-head size chip at base of rear panel, a few very short closed edge tears at top of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A much-praised Israeli novel. "At the center of it all is Zuta, who arrived in Palestine from Eastern Europe during the last days of the mandate and is thus something of a war veteran. He is a poet by inclination, and a card-carrying member of a crazed Jewish bohemia, who prefers to make love to war, and somehow contrives to do both." (from back of dustjacket). 8vo. Fiction. 011351

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18 World Without Time: The Bedouin
Nevins, Edward and Theon Wright
New York The John Day Co. 1969 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Photographs By Edward Nevins 
Clean beige cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Yellow endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is clean with some fading to spine, price is clipped. First Edition. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "In February, 1967, Edward Nevins began an expedition through the eastern Jordanian desert with a single Bedouin companion and two camels. The formal purpose of the expedition was to search out traces or remembrances of T. E. Lawrence...World Without Time, written together with Theon Wright, is the narrative of Nevins' experiences..." 8vo. Adventure. 007684

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Middle Eastern Cooking, Nickles, Harry G.
19 Middle Eastern Cooking
Nickles, Harry G.
Time Life 1973 Revised Edition Hardcover Fine 
Clean hardcover cookbook along with spiral recipe book - both enclosed in clean unworn illustrated slipcase. A few small marginal notes. No wear. All pages and edges clean and bright, slipcase clean with no wear, no cracking. Book is 206 pages illustrated with full color photographs, recipes,. Spiral bound book contains recipes (120 pages) and is unmarked. 023855

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The Canary and Other tales of Martial Law, Nowakowski, Marek
20 The Canary and Other tales of Martial Law
Nowakowski, Marek
Garden City The Dial Press/Doubleday & Co. 1984 0-385-27988-4 / 9780385279888 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean toast brown boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 144 pgs. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, unchipped, with slight edge wear and 2" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Within weeks of the 1981 coup in Poland, Marek Nowakowski courageously began publishingthese stories under his own name and circulating them in typescripts and underground newspapers. An inside view of the tragedy of Polad and one of the most powerful documents to emerge from eastern Europe, this collection has been translated into thirteen languages. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 011795

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