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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

Price: 15.00 USD
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My War With Japan, Alcott, Carroll
2 My War With Japan
Alcott, Carroll
New York Henry Holt 1943 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with burgundy lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Signed on front free endpaper by author: "Faithfully - Carroll Alcott - June 1943." Very small previous owner last name at top edge of front free endpaper. 368 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has fading to spine, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. American newsman and radio broadcaster in the Far East, Carroll Alcott conducted a fierce one-man war against the Rising Sun for fifteen years. This book is what he knew about the Japanese enemy at the time. 023497

Price: 35.00 USD
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Helping Himself, Alger, Horatio, Jr.
3 Helping Himself
Alger, Horatio, Jr.
Philadelphia Henry T. Coates 1886 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Clean decorated binding. Beige cloth boards with black and red decoration, red lettering and line border on cover; gold lettering with red and black decoration on spine. Slightest pinpoint spots of wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with beautifully decorated color decorated endpapers (small previous owner name stamped in cursive writing at top edge of front pastedown). 320 pages with no advertising at rear of book. 023133

Price: 35.00 USD
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Indian Hill Birds, Ali, Salim
4 Indian Hill Birds
Ali, Salim
London Oxford University Press 1949 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket G. M. Henry, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean unfaded yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with map-illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Beautifully illustrated with 64 color plates by G. M. Henry. 188 pages with index. Book size approx. 5" x 7-1/2". Clean dust jacket has slight wear at top and bottom spine edges, corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Beautiful book for the non-technical bird lover, covering over 300 species of birds likely to be sighted in India, superbly illustrated, with useful keys for field identification. 024706

Price: 22.00 USD
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5 The March of Philosophy
Alpern, Henry
Dial Press 1934 Cloth Bds Very Good No Dustjacket 
381 pgs. VG Very clean ribbed cloth book with design impressed on cover. Gold lettering on spine. Binding tight & square, clean edges. P/O inscription on FFE. Pages are bright and clean, but there is some text highlighted.Philosophy. 000283

Price: 10.00 USD
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6 The American Guide: A Source Book and Complete Travel Guide for the United States
Alsberg, Henry G.
New York Hastings House 1949 Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Clean boards with two very small faint white spots to front bottom edge and top rear edge (smaller than a pea). Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking, pages and edges are clean. Maps on endpapers. 1348 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps. Very small P/O label at inside edge of front free endpaper. History, maps and suggested regional tours of the United States of America. 8vo. Americana. 005417

Price: 12.00 USD
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7 This Generation: A Selection of British and American Literature from 1914 to the Present with Historical and Critical Essays
Anderson, George K. And Eda Lou Walton
Scott, Foresman and Company 1939 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with blue circular title box on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Very small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper; no other marks. 975 pgs. with index of first lines. Includes works by Robert Frost, Henry Louis Mencken, George Santayana, Amy Lowell, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Gertrude Stein, Katherine Mansfield, Archibald MacLeish, Ezra Pound, Carl Sandburg, William Faulkner and many more. approx. 7" x 10". Literature. 016829

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Swan of Usk, Ashton, Helen
8 The Swan of Usk
Ashton, Helen
New York MacMillan 1940 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Nice sharp corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and address written on front fixed endpaper. 320 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket with price intact, slight wear at top and bottom spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Historical novel about the life of Henry Vaughan, Welsh Royalit soldier, country physician, mystic and poet. 8vo. Fiction. 015046

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Heart's Content, Barbour, Ralph Henry
9 Heart's Content
Barbour, Ralph Henry
Philadelphia/ London J. B. Lippincott 1915 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket H. Weston Taylor, Illustrator; Decorations By Edward Stratton Holloway 
Green cloth boards illustrated with white gate and arbor, gold lettering on cover and spine. Hint of faint soiling. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 204 pgs. Beautifully illustrated in color and black & white. 8vo. Fiction. 009647

Price: 20.00 USD
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Merritt Leads the Nine, Barbour, Ralph Henry
10 Merritt Leads the Nine
Barbour, Ralph Henry
New York D. Appleton Century 1936 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket George M. Richards, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, with (1) on last page of text. Clean orange cloth boards with small black illustration, black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front fixed endpaper. Four illustrations by George M. Richards. 256 pages. 024515

Price: 30.00 USD
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11 My Lady of the Fog
Barbour, Ralph Henry
Philadelphia/London J. B. Lippincott 1908 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Clarence F. Underwood; Edward Stratton Holloway, Illustrators 
Maroon ribbed cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration, color oval paste-on portrait of woman on cover (clean, unchipped). No fraying or wear to boards. Gilt top page edges. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Beautiful color frontis illustration by Underwood of a man, woman and collie on a rocky beach; twelve plates by Underwood in all. All pages beautifully decorated by Edward Stratton Holloway. 220 pgs. 008505

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The Duke of Puddle Dock: Travels in the Footsteps of Stamford Raffles, Barley, Nigel
12 The Duke of Puddle Dock: Travels in the Footsteps of Stamford Raffles
Barley, Nigel
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1991 0-8050-1968-5 / 9780805019681 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean orange boards with beige cloth spine, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 276 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with one tiny edge tear (1/16"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Tracing the travels of Sir Stamford Raffles, colonial adventurer of the British Empire era. 8 vo.. Adventure. 011072

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Servants of the Map, Barrett, Andrea
13 Servants of the Map
Barrett, Andrea
New York W. W. Norton & Company 2002 0393043487 / 9780393043488 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author, in unclipped dust jacket. Signed "Andrea Barrett" in ink on title page. Very clean beige marbled boards with gold print of author's signature on front and metallic lettering on spine, No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square. Pages, edges and endpapers are clean and bright with no writing or marks. Endpapers are textured dark green paper. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. 270 pgs. Servants of the Map, the title story, was selected for Best American Short Stories (2001) and Prize Stories: The O'Henry Awards (2001). "Ranging across two centuries, and from the western Himalaya to an Adirondack village, these wonderfully imagined stories and novellas travel the territories of yearning and awakening, of loss and unexpected discovery." By the author of "Ship Fever" (National Book Award) and "Voyage of the Narwhal." 023210

Price: 25.00 USD
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Latin for All Occasions, Beard, Henry
14 Latin for All Occasions
Beard, Henry
New York Villard Books 1990 0394586603 / 9780394586601 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
Later printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Green boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. 91 pages. Clean unchipped jacket is not price clipped (12.95 on front inside flap), no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From cocktail-party chitchat to things to say on the golf course and useful business expressions, this little book has everything entertaining you'll ever need to say in perfect Latin! 023162

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Wood of the Hanging Templar (Le Bois du Templier Pendu), Beraud, Henri
15 The Wood of the Hanging Templar (Le Bois du Templier Pendu)
Beraud, Henri
New York Macmillan 1930 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Black cloth boards with orange spear design on front cover, wrapping to spine and rear board. Orange lettering on spine. Very slight surface wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with decorated endpapers (hint of browning to endpapers). No names, writing or bookplates. 269 pages. 023106

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Unbreakable Code (The Book Scavenger series), Bertman, Jennifer Chambliss
16 The Unbreakable Code (The Book Scavenger series)
Bertman, Jennifer Chambliss
New York Henry Holt And Company 2017 1627791167 / 9781627791168 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing, with full number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition except for small remainder mark to upper text block edge (black dot). Very clean turquoise boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 353 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderful biblio-mystery for young people involving a trail of encrypted messages in books by Mark Twain that uncover a trail of arson. 026863

Price: 14.00 USD
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The Firelight Fairy Book, Beston, Henry B.
17 The Firelight Fairy Book
Beston, Henry B.
Boston Atlantic Monthly Press 1919 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Maurice E. Day, Illustrator 
First edition. Clean blue cloth boards with black lettering and illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. Light surface wear only to corners, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 258 pp. with illustrations by Maurice E. Day. 020763

Price: 65.00 USD
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Tales of Soldiers & Civilians, Bierce, Ambrose
18 Tales of Soldiers & Civilians
Bierce, Ambrose
New York Heritage Press 1943 First Hardcover Near Fine Good+ Jacket Paul Landacre, Illustrator 
Nice clean unworn book in original slipcase, with Heritage "Sandglass" pamphlet laid in. Clean illustrated gray paper-covered boards with blue cloth spine, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Edited with an Introduction by Joseph Henry Jackson; Illustrated with wood engravings by Paul Landacre. 222 pages. Slipcase is clean but faded, no racking, a few small edge chips. 026930

Price: 12.00 USD
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Einstein's Theory of Relativity, Born, Max
19 Einstein's Theory of Relativity
Born, Max
London Methuen & Co. 1924 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First English Edition in original dust jacket. Translated by Henry Brose. Blue cloth with blind-stamped lettering on cover, stamped (unchipped) gold lettering on spine. Bumping and small spots of wear-through to corner tips. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Illustrated with 135 diagrams. Frontispiece portrait in black and white of Einstein. 293 pages. Jacket is clean with very shallow chipping at top spine edge, a piece of brown postal tape over price on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028175

Price: 400.00 USD
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How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous, Bragg, Georgia
20 How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous
Bragg, Georgia
Walker (Bloomsbury Imprint) 2012 0802798179 / 9780802798176 Later printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Kevin O'Malley, Illustrator 
Very clean book in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean glossy illustrated boards. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with black endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with fun drawings by Kevin O'Malley. 184 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Can't lick death, might as well have fun with it! Over the course of history, men and women have lived and died. Here are the stories of famous deaths from King Tut's ancient autopsy to Henry VIII's explosive demise to Albert Einstein's great brain escape, these pages contain all the gory details of the awful ends of nineteen awfully famous people. 026026

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