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Aeschylus I; Aeschylus II (Two volumes), Aeschylus
1 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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Himalayan Odyssey: The Perilous Trek to Western Nepal, Antin, Parker with Phyllis Wachob Weiss
2 Himalayan Odyssey: The Perilous Trek to Western Nepal
Antin, Parker with Phyllis Wachob Weiss
New York Donald I. Fine 1990 1-55611-197-5 / 9781556111976 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Very clean dark blue boards with clean pale gray cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers with maps. Inscribed and SIGNED by author on front fly leaf. 291 pgs. with glossary. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, no wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a major trek around the Himalayas and through the dangerous, remote and largely forbidden country of Western Nepal. 011974

Price: 25.00 USD
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Romance and History of Time (Two Volume set, complete), Bailey, Rutherford
3 Romance and History of Time (Two Volume set, complete)
Bailey, Rutherford
Pittsburgh John M. Roberts & Sons 1922 First softcover Near Fine No Dust jacket Hugh Rankin; Harold DeLay 
Clean two-volume set. Decorated brown and black wraps with black lettering, stapled binding (size: 10" x 7-1/2"). No creasing or chipping. Pages are clean and unmarked. Illustrated with beautiful full-color plates which are reproductions of paintings of Hugh Rankin and Harold DeLay from the magazine series published under the title, "Through the Ages With Father Time." Volume I - 63 pp. Volume II - 59 pp. 020767

Price: 150.00 USD
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World War I: An Outline History, Baldwin, Hanson W.
4 World War I: An Outline History
Baldwin, Hanson W.
London Hutchinson & Co. 1963 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 181 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has v-shaped chip at left top corner of front panel (under 1" in depth), slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A first-rate history of World War I told with clarity and balance. 8vo. World War I. 013801

Price: 20.00 USD
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Shadow of the Bridge, Barton, Betsey
5 Shadow of the Bridge
Barton, Betsey
New York Duell, Sloan, & Pierce 1950 First Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with "I" on copyright page. Blue cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Light soilling; no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 279 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top spine edge extending 1/2" into top panel edge, slight edge & corner wear. Very nice photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018369

Price: 25.00 USD
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Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep, Bemelmans, Ludwig
6 Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep
Bemelmans, Ludwig
New York Viking Press 1944 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with green title box on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 245 pgs. Original book-of-the-month club pamphlet reviewing the book is laid in. Clean bright color illustrated dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, hint of slightest edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 012698

Price: 12.00 USD
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Wrought Gold: A Model Life for Christian Workers, Bennett, Mrs. S. R. I.
7 Wrought Gold: A Model Life for Christian Workers
Bennett, Mrs. S. R. I.
New York American Female Guardian Society 1875 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean maroon cloth boards with stamped gold letter, blind-stamped border decoration on front and rear cover. Bevelled edges. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper dated 1877. Pages and edges are clean (gilt page edges). Very slight surface wear to corners. Binding is tight and square. Frontispiece portrait of the author with clean tissue guard. 154 pages. 024499

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Hidden Wound, Berry, Wendell
8 The Hidden Wound
Berry, Wendell
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1970 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Printing SIGNED by the author in original dust jacket. Collectible quality. Clean brown cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean. Clean light brown endpapers - no previous owner markings. Signed "Wendell Berry" on tasteful bookplate on half-title page. 145 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has slight age-toning, price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "If the white man has inflicted the wound of racism upon black men, the cost has been that he would receive the mirror image of that wound into himself...I want to know, as fully and exactly as I can, what the wound is and how much I am suffering from it. And I want to be cured..." A powerful book. 027314

Price: 175.00 USD
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I Too, Nicodemus, Bok, Curtis
9 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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10 If Life is a Bowl of Cherries, What am I Doing in the Pits?
Bombeck, Erma
New York McGraw Hill 1978 0-07-006451-2 / 9780070064515 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean red boards with small gold cherry design on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp. Pages are clean and bright, no names or bookplates. 203 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is crisp, unchipped, and has not been price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Humor. 004729

Price: 15.00 USD
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11 New Life of Mr. Martin
Briffault, Robert
New York Charles Scribner 1947 First Hardcover Near Fine good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with "A" on copyright page), in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with brown lettering on cover and spine. No fraying 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. 436 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has large chip at upper right front panel corner, smaller edge chips and short closed edge tears. Story begins in a Limehouse hotel in the 1930's with the discovery of the body of one Anthony Whitford, a suicide. The Coroner's jury sits on the case. Anthony Whitford is declared dead by his own hand and buried. Then a few days later, the real Anthony Whitford turns up. NOTE: It was difficult for me to get this book properly catalogued -- I kept getting pulled into the story whenever I opened the book! 026629

Price: 20.00 USD
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Six Days to Sunday, Brunner, Bernard
12 Six Days to Sunday
Brunner, Bernard
New York McGraw Hill 1975 0-07-008579-X / 9780070085794 Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
SIGNED, Limited Edition. Clean beige boards with unchipped gold lettering on spine. Hint of wear to spine corners, no tears or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean gold endpapers, with plate on front free endpaper with limited edition statement and author's signature: "This Edition of My Book SIX DAYS TO SUNDAY is Copy Number 19 of no more than 60 copies which I have authorized for distribution by Signed Editions Limited. - Bernard Brunner (signature). 307 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An unforgettable novel capturing the drama of pro football. 8vo. Fiction. 016276

Price: 150.00 USD
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I Think I Don't Remember, Buchwald, Art
13 I Think I Don't Remember
Buchwald, Art
New York G. P. Putnam's 1987 0-399-13325-9 / 9780399133251 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Steve Mendelson, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, signed by author. Very clean pale blue boards with darker blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper: "To Charlie - Art Buchwald". 350 pgs. with illustrations by Steve Mendelson. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, hint of slightest edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Very nice signed copy by this recently deceased great humorist dealing with sordid American politics. 8vo. Humor. 013573

Price: 15.00 USD
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Mongoose R.I.P., Buckley, William F., Jr.
14 Mongoose R.I.P.
Buckley, William F., Jr.
New York Random House 1990 0-394-55931-2 / 9780394559315 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition, with publisher's review slip laid in, publisher's signed "With compliments of Sam Vaughan" (signed by Sam Vaughan) laid in. Very clean gold boards with clean beige cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight yellowing to pages). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 322 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with with one 1-1/2" closed tear at top front spine fold, one short (1/3") closed edge tear at top edge of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 6-1/2" x 9-1/2". Fiction. 017175

Price: 20.00 USD
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Everywhere I Roam, Burman, Ben Lucien
15 Everywhere I Roam
Burman, Ben Lucien
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1949 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with green title box, silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Slight browning to inner edges of endpapers. Illustrated with drawings by Alice Caddy. 304 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel with an unforgettable character, Captain Asa, the Cumberland mountaineer who travels about the South in his trailer, trying to find a haven in a disturbed world where he can get back to the good old times and keep his straying children safe at his side. Rich in humor, warm, and philosophic, EVERYWHERE I ROAM is at the same time full of subtle irony as it presents a brilliant pageant of southern life and, indeed, American life. 025119

Price: 25.00 USD
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16 The Works of Thomas Carlyle: The Life of Friedrich Schuller; Critical and Miscellaneous Essays; Latter-Day Pamphlets; The French Revolution; Sartor Resartus
Carlyle, Thomas
New York John B. Alden 1885 Cloth Near Fine No Jacket 
FIVE VOLUMES from "The Works of Thomas Carlyle". Near fine condition. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine, bevelled edges, gilt top page edges. Bindings tight & square, no cracking. Decorated endpapers. Pages clean and bright. No names or bookplates inside. Almost no wear to these books. "The French Revolution" is Volume I of two volumes. Clean, solid, attractive books. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Antiquarian. WARD00951

Price: 50.00 USD
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Emerson - Representative Selections, with Introduciton, Bibliography and Notes, Carpenter, Frederic I.
17 Emerson - Representative Selections, with Introduciton, Bibliography and Notes
Carpenter, Frederic I.
American Book Company 1934 Cloth Bds Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Blue cloth, clean straight book with no bumping or wear, but does have some underlining and marginal notes. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Frontis portrait of Emerson. Representative selections with introduction, bibliography and notes. Written by Frederic I. Carpenter, Instructor in English at Harvard University. 452 pgs. 001152

Price: 6.00 USD
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Framed photograph with Barbara Cartland's autograph, oak leaf from tree planted by Elizabeth I, Cartland, Barbara
18 Framed photograph with Barbara Cartland's autograph, oak leaf from tree planted by Elizabeth I
Cartland, Barbara
England 1979 Paperback Very Good+ Signed
11" x 14" framed color photograph of author Barbara Cartland standing in front of a huge and ancient tree planted by Queen Elizabeth I of England, with her autograph below it (Love, Barbara Cartland), and a "Lucky Oak Leaf" from the tree in a see-through custom printed envelope below that. Also a typed 5-paragraph note from Barbara Cartland on her personal stationery on rear of framed picture regarding the oak leaf keepsake. Also included are three paperback romance novels by Miss Cartland in excellent condition (titles: The Prude and the Prodigal - Bantam, first printing,October, 1980; A Circus for Love - Pan, first printing, 1987; The Ghost Who Fell in Love, Bantam, first printing, 1979). After her death in May of 2000, Dame Barbara Cartland was interred at her private estate in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, under this very tree that had been planted by Queen Elizabeth I. Miss Cartland was the world's most prolific novelist who wrote 723 books in her lifetime, of which no less than 644 were romantic novels with worldwide sales of over 1 billion copies and her books were translated into 36 different languages. She also wrote historical biographies, 6 autobiographies, theatrical plays and books of advice on life, love, vitamins and cookery. In January, 1988, Cartland received the Medaille de Vermeil de la Ville de Paris, the highest honour of the city of Paris, for publishing 25 million books in France. She wrote her last book at age 97 and died just shy of her 99th birthday in May of 2000. 024117

Price: 150.00 USD
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Cent Ans d'Art Plastique an Liban 1880-1980 (Volumes 1 & 2 complete) (One Hundred Years of Plastic Arts in Lebanon 1880-1980), Chahine, Richard A.
19 Cent Ans d'Art Plastique an Liban 1880-1980 (Volumes 1 & 2 complete) (One Hundred Years of Plastic Arts in Lebanon 1880-1980)
Chahine, Richard A.
Beirut, Lebanon Richard A. Chahine 1982 Hardcover Near Fine 
Volume I and II in near fine condition. Clean brown faux leather boards with unchipped gold stamped lettering on front and rear covers. No bumping or wear. Bindings are tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Text in English, French and Arabic. Beautiful full color plates of Lebanese art. Size 9-3/4" x 13-3/4". 020216

Price: 200.00 USD
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Who Goes There!, Chambers, Robert W.
20 Who Goes There!
Chambers, Robert W.
New York A. L. Burt 1915 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
Clean A. L. Burt edition in original dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with black title box on cover, black lettering on spine. Two tiny pinhead-size spots of wear to base of spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean with clean endpapers, some dust-speckling to text block edges. Dust jacket and frontispiece illustration by A. I. Keller. 340 pages. Jacket has light soiling, 1" chip to lower corner of front panel, edge wear and closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel set in Belgium and England at the outbreak of World War I. 027800

Price: 12.00 USD
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