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The Iron Wolf and Other Stories, Adams, Richard
1 The Iron Wolf and Other Stories
Adams, Richard
London Allen Lane/Penguin 1980 071391341X / 9780713913415 First Cloth Bds Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition. Very clean brown cloth boards with no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 142 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Fiction. 001127

Price: 10.00 USD
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Border Iron, Best, Herbert
2 Border Iron
Best, Herbert
New York Viking Press 1947 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with green illustration on cover, green lettering and small illustration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 219 pgs. Illustrated by Erick Berry. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped (small ink marking through publisher's price of 2.00), small corner chip at rear base spine corner (small thumbnail size); a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A lonely orphan boy and his sheepdog, Limb, solve a border dispute over iron ore from Massachusetts for a furnace in "York Province" in the 1740's. 018395

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The Branding Iron, Burt, Katharine Newlin
3 The Branding Iron
Burt, Katharine Newlin
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1919 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original illustrated dust jacket. Clean yellow-green cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. Very slight surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated. 310 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. Dust jacketi s clean, with some small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The scene of this novel is laid partly in the Wyoming wilderness and partly in New York City. The story tells of the evolution of Joan Carver from a passionate and primitive woman of the mountains to a successful New York actress. The two men who influence her most strongly are her cowboy husband, whom she marries after a few hours acquaintance, and an over-civilized author, a man of the city who amuses himself with Joan. A thrilling story of love, hate, wrong, aned atonement. 025522

Price: 22.00 USD
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The Old Iron Road An Epic of Rails, Roads, and the Urge to Go West, David Haward Bain
4 The Old Iron Road An Epic of Rails, Roads, and the Urge to Go West
David Haward Bain
New York Viking 2004 0670033081 / 9780670033089 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket Signed
First edition, first printing, signed by author, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean blue boards with metallic lettering on spine. Very tiny bump to one corner tip, otherwise no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; no previous owner markings. Signed by author on title page: "David H. Bain". Illustrated with black and white plates. 434 pages with index. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (27.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022436

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Man in the Iron Mask, Dumas, Alexandre
5 The Man in the Iron Mask
Dumas, Alexandre
New York Heritage Press 1964 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Solid hardcover book in original slipcase. Bright yellow cloth boards with brown title box, brown decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Very slight browning to spine, endpapers. Small return address label of previous owner in corner of front fixed endpaper. Illustrations by Edy Legrand with an Introduction by Andre Maurois. 430 pages. Gold paper-covered slipcase is sturdy, very light soiling, slight edgewear, no cracking. 027662

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Iron Horse, Hill, Edwin C.
6 The Iron Horse
Hill, Edwin C.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1923 Photo Play Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Bright red cloth boards with stamped dark green lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. One very faint small spot near top edge of rear board, barely noticeable. One very small spot of wear at top of spine, size of pin-head. Nice sharp corners, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with scenes from the photoplay by Charles Kenyon and John Russell; novelized from William Fox's great picture romance of the East and the West. 329 pgs. Clean bright color illustrated dustjacket has 3 tiny edge chips (two at lower spine corners, one at top of spine edge), two small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Collectible quality. Story of the first transcontinental railway. 8vo. Fiction. 013144

Price: 60.00 USD
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7 The Story of an African Farm
Iron, Ralph (Olive Schreiner)
New York F. M. Lupton Reprint Hard Cover Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Beige cloth boards with black, gold and yellow decoration. Gilt lettering on spine. Slight wear to corners and spine edges. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages are clean but tanned. No names, writing or bookplates. 232 pgs. 009321

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8 Iron Men: Bucko, Crazylegs, and the Boys Recall the Golden Days of Professional Football
Leuthner, Stuart
New York Doubleday 1988 0-385-23977-7 / 9780385239776 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean dark blue boards with blue 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 marks. 324 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Football. 010081

Price: 12.00 USD
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9 The Man from Mesabi
Lockwood, Sarah
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1955 Book Club (BCE/BOMC) Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean red boards with black lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 287 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has slight edge & corner chipping. Enclosed in new mylar cover. A novel set in the 1880's on the Minnesota iron range. 8vo. Fiction. 009576

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Ironclads and Paddlers, Marshall, Ian
10 Ironclads and Paddlers
Marshall, Ian
Charlottesville, Virginia Howell Press 1993 0943231620 / 9780943231624 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Ian Marshall, Illustrator 
Stated First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Collectible quality. Clean pale gray cloth boards with bright silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful paintings by the author. Foreword by John Maxtone-Graham. 108 pages. Clean illustrated jacket is unchipped, unclipped, no tears. enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Thorough history of these beautiful iron-clad sailing ships, with thirty-eight magnificent, historically accurate paintings and numerous pencil sketches. 024645

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In an Iron Glove, Martin, Claire
11 In an Iron Glove
Martin, Claire
Toronto The Ryerson Press 1968 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Translated by Philip Stratford. Clean maroon clothboards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Deckled edges. Pages are clean and crisp with small previous owner's name on front fixed endpaper. Dustjacket is clean with tiny corner chip at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 327 pgs. Autobiography of a prize winning Quebec writer; the author generated a wave of controversy with this detailed account of a childhood subjected to cruelty and brutality in a deeply moving portrayal. 014138

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12 The Yard: Building a Destroyer and the Bath Iron Works
Sanders, Michael S.
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Harper Collins 1999 0-06-019246-1 / 9780060192464 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Illustrated with Photographs and Diagrams 
Very clean dark navy boards with silver lettering on dark grey spine. Very light hint of surface wear to top/base of spine and corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages, edges and endpapers are very clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and diagrams. 253 pgs. with index. Clean, bright dustjacket is price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Military History. 014873

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Yard: Building a Destroyer at the Bath Iron Works, Sanders, Michael S.
13 The Yard: Building a Destroyer at the Bath Iron Works
Sanders, Michael S.
New York Harper Collins 1999 0-06-019246-1 / 9780060192464 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean dark blue boards with clean black spine, unchipped metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 253 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. As new book. This book captures the end of an era--ship building in Bath, Maine at the century old Bath Iron Works. 8vo. War/Military. 012891

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Eagle and the Iron Cross, Swarthout, Glendon
14 The Eagle and the Iron Cross
Swarthout, Glendon
New York The New American Library 1966 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean light brown cloth boards wtih brown lettering on spine. Pages, edges, and endpapers are clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. Binding is tight and square. 212 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped. 3/4" deep chip in top left corner of front panel near spine, very shallow chipping at spine base and tiny closed edge tears. Very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Fiction. 014393

Price: 12.00 USD
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Riding the Iron Rooster By Train Through China, Theroux, Paul
15 Riding the Iron Rooster By Train Through China
Theroux, Paul
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1988 0-399-13309-7 / 9780399133091 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Very clean brown boards with clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps; no names, writing or bookplates. 480 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with wear and short closed tears at bottom spine edge, hint of slight wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Paul Theroux joins a tour that makes its way by rail from London to Mongolia, stopping at Paris and Warsaw and in the Soviet Union. Reaching China by this unconventional overland route proves nothing short of hilarious and eye-opening about who goes to China and why. Then, through Inner Mongolia to Peking and Shanghai, Mr. Theroux and his fellow travelers rode trains and discovered that in some ways China is changing, and in others is still ancient and bound by tradition. 8vo. Travel/adventure. 015917

Price: 35.00 USD
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Trails of the Iron Horse: An Informal History, Western Writers of America; Russell, Don (Editor)
16 Trails of the Iron Horse: An Informal History
Western Writers of America; Russell, Don (Editor)
Garden City, New York Doubleday & Co 1975 0385021232 / 9780385021234 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated first edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean black boards with brown cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with over 100 rare photographs. 241 pages with index. Clean bright illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped, no chips, one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This is the lusty and gutsy saga of the era that saw tghe building of America's railroads in the West. Represented here are nearly five years of a unique fraternal writing effort, an effort shared mong thirteen prominent members of the Western Writers of America who each wrote about a special episode in the history of the Western railroads. The tales they tell are not only of the great trunk lines that built the West, but also of the smaller railroads, all great adventures in the taming of the West. 027665

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