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Death in the Dining Room and Other Tales of Victorian Culture, Ames, Kenneth
1 Death in the Dining Room and Other Tales of Victorian Culture
Ames, Kenneth
Philadelphia Temple University Press 1992 1566393337 / 9781566393331 First Paperback Very Good+ 
First Edition large trade paperback (approx. size: 8-1/2" x 11"). Covers are clean, uncreased, unchipped. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Profusely illustrated with fascinating photographs of various aspects of society during the Victorian age. 265 pages with index. 026656

Price: 22.00 USD
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2 Helen Hayes - First Lady of the American Theatre
Barrow, Kenneth
Doubleday 1985 First Hardbound Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
216 pgs. Nr Fine in VG+ DJ - new mylar cover Very clean tight book. No names or marks. Clean dust jacket is unclipped, unchipped. 8 vo.. Biography. 001934

Price: 10.00 USD
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One Earth: Photographed by More Than 80 of the World's Best Photojournalists, Brower, Kenneth
3 One Earth: Photographed by More Than 80 of the World's Best Photojournalists
Brower, Kenneth
New York Collins Publishing (with Eastman Kodak) 1990 0002157306 / 9780002157308 First Unknown Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in as new condition - book, dust jacket, and slipcase. Photographed by more than 80 of the world's leading photojournalists. Written by Kenneth Brower with Introduction by Michael Tobias. Large book (approx. size is 11" x 12"). Clean unfaded black cloth boards with green lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean green endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 192 pages. In beautiful full color dust jacket which is unworn, with black cloth slipcase, also unworn. What is happening to our water, air, mountains and forests? What are we doing about it? To find out, more than 80 of the world's leading photojournalists spread out across the continents of the glove to focus their lenses on the fragile state of the planet. The result is "Our Earth", a celebration of the earth's beauty and bounty--as well as a challenge to save it. 026434

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4 Civilisation - A Personal View
Clark, Kenneth
New York Harper & Row 1970 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, very slight fading at top board edge. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Thoroughly illustrated with black and white and full color plates. 359 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has very slight edge wear and one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From the fall of the Roman Empire to present times, the author explores our history and culture through the diverse creative works of Western man. A must-have book for any history buff. 027207

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Don't Know Much About Geography: Everything You Need to Know About the World But Never Learned, Davis, Kenneth C.
5 Don't Know Much About Geography: Everything You Need to Know About the World But Never Learned
Davis, Kenneth C.
New York William Morrow & Company 1992 0688103324 / 9780688103323 Later printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Later printing of the first edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean blue boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 384 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Enormously informative and highly entertaining, this book is a celebration of the whole planet. It is a book you can read and return to with pure joy. 025636

Price: 15.00 USD
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Soldier of Democracy - A Biography of Dwight Eisenhower, Davis, Kenneth S.
6 Soldier of Democracy - A Biography of Dwight Eisenhower
Davis, Kenneth S.
Garden City, NY Doubleday Doran 1945 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Beautiful First Edition (stated) in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with burgundy title box. gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 566 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has a few short closed edge tears, tiny shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023670

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The Yellow Book - A Selection, Denny, Norman
7 The Yellow Book - A Selection
Denny, Norman
London / New York The Bodley Head / The Viking Press 1950 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Yellow cloth boards with black decoration and lettering on cover and spine, rear cover. No fraying. Faintest hint of rubbing. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. Decorated title page, frontispiece illustration by Max in black and yellow on tan paper ("The Yellow Dwarf"). 372 pages of text followed by 36 full page illustrations at rear of book by outstanding artists of the time such as Aubrey Beardsley, John S. Sargent, Max Beerbohm, John Lavery and many more. A wonderful collection from "The Yellow Book", the first quarterly volume of which appeared in April, 1894, under the joint imprint of Elkin Mathews and John Lane. Selections include work by Henry James, John Buchan, Kenneth Grahame and other greats. 025515

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The Triumph: A Novel of Modern Diplomacy, Galbraith, John Kenneth
8 The Triumph: A Novel of Modern Diplomacy
Galbraith, John Kenneth
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (stated First Printing on copyright page). Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on cover, red title box with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, with tiny bump at bottom edge of rear board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean red topstained page edges. Clean red endpapers with no names, writing or boookplates. 239 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, small shallow chip at base of rear panel, short closed edge tears. 016942

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Out of Darkness, Ingram, Kenneth
9 Out of Darkness
Ingram, Kenneth
New York Frederick A Stokes Company 1928 Early Printing Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Unfaded black cloth boards with unchipped silver lettering on cover and spine. Slightest hint of soiling ( a few very faint tiny spots). No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 316 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 015252

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Talking to the Sun: An Illustrated Anthology of Poems for Young People, Koch, Kenneth
10 Talking to the Sun: An Illustrated Anthology of Poems for Young People
Koch, Kenneth
New York Metropolitan Museum of Art 1988 003005849X / 9780030058493 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean dust jacket. Clean glossy color illustrated boards - no bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean yellow endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Poems selected and introduced by Kenneth Koch and Kate Farrell. 112 pages with index of first lines. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip at top corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025720

Price: 18.00 USD
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Talking to the Sun: An Illustrated Anthology of Poems for Young People, Koch, Kenneth and Kate Farrell
11 Talking to the Sun: An Illustrated Anthology of Poems for Young People
Koch, Kenneth and Kate Farrell
New York Metropolitan Museum Of Art, The 1985 0870994360 / 9780870994364 First Hardcover Very Good+ fine Jacket 
Second Printing, in clean unchipped dustjacket. Clean bright glossy illustrated boards. No bumping, no wear. Small previous owner name on front free endpaper. 112 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019710

Price: 15.00 USD
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Tank Warfare: A History of Tanks in Battle, Macksey, Kenneth
12 Tank Warfare: A History of Tanks in Battle
Macksey, Kenneth
New York Stein and Day 1971 0-8128-1449-5 / 9780812814491 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean tan boards with rust brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; very small previous owner return address label at top edge of front free endpaper. 284 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps and photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very slight wear to spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. War/Military. 013206

Price: 18.00 USD
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In Pastures Green, McArthur, Peter
13 In Pastures Green
McArthur, Peter
Canada J. M. Dent 1948 First Hardcover Near Fine Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing of the New and Revised Edition (November, 1948) in clean original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Edited and with a foreword by Kenneth McNeill Wells. Illustrated with beautiful wood engravings by Lucille Oille. 299 pages. Clean dust jacket has edge chipping, slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A chronicle of country living in rural Canada by a man who gave up a successful journalism career in New York to go back to the land, where he found wisdom, fulfillment and peace. 025418

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14 The World's Whales: The Complete Illustrated Guide
Minasian, Stanley M., Balcomb, Kenneth C. III, Larry Foster
Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Books 1984 0-89599-014-8 / 9780895990143 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with blind stamped whales on cover, silver-white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names or bookplates. 224 pgs. Beautiful color photographs throughout. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has not been price clipped, and is enclosed in a new archival quality mylar cover. 10-1/4" x 10-1/4". Whales. 005552

Price: 20.00 USD
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Moreau de St. Mery's American Journey 1793-1798, Moreau de St. Mery (Roberts, Kenneth and Anna M. Roberts, Editors)
15 Moreau de St. Mery's American Journey 1793-1798
Moreau de St. Mery (Roberts, Kenneth and Anna M. Roberts, Editors)
Garden City, New York Doubleday & Company 1947 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Later printing of the first edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Translated and Edited by Kenneth Roberts and Anna M. Roberts; Preface by Kenneth Roberts; Introduction by Stewart L. Mims. Color frontispiece painting by James Bingham. Very clean rust brown buckram cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 394 pages with index. Clean illustrated jacket is unchipped, some wear and tiny tears at base of spine, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Moreau's journal is filled with intimate details about life in America when the Republic was young. He discusses with candor the prevalence of divorce, cost of confinement, the shameless behavior of French emigres toward their American hosts, the prudery of the average American woman, the prevalence of prostitution. Much that is in this book had never before been mentioned in narratives about early America, and all the color and delicacy of the original have been brilliantly preserved in the Robertses' translation. 027570

Price: 22.00 USD
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Archetypal Lute, Noller, Rose
16 Archetypal Lute
Noller, Rose
London The Brookside Press 1957 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, in original dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with blank endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Inscribed and signed by author on dedication page: "To Kenneth R. Holcomb - A poet is a "Maker" - and you are one! - Rose Noller." 51 pages. Dust jacket has light soiling/foxing, no chips, several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024727

Price: 14.00 USD
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Young Man With a Dream, Reddin, Kenneth
17 Young Man With a Dream
Reddin, Kenneth
New York Current Books, Inc (A. A. Wyn, Publisher) 1946 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean book in clean unclipped dust jacket. Green cloth boards with small palm tree decoration on cover, brown lettering on spine. No fading, bumping 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. 240 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has slight edge wear, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A rollicking novel of a Dublin young man with a girl and a dream. Author has evoked, now in pure fantasy, now in vivid realism, the whole casual, discusive, ironic, poetic, and Rabelaisian character of the city of Dublin. An amazing lark with Celtic wit. 026315

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Captain Caution A Chronicle of Arundel, Roberts, Kenneth
18 Captain Caution A Chronicle of Arundel
Roberts, Kenneth
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1934 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration and gold eagle on cover, unchipped gold lettering on spine. Hint of faintest surface wear to corners; no bumping, fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers decorated with maps and ships; no names, writing or bookplates. 310 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very short closed edge tears and two very tiny edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A lovely collectable quality first edition. A stirring historical novel of the War of 1812 by the author of Arundel and Rabble in Arms. 015453

Price: 150.00 USD
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For Authors Only And Other Gloomy Essays, Roberts, Kenneth
19 For Authors Only And Other Gloomy Essays
Roberts, Kenneth
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1936 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket Signed
Later printing of the First Edition, inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with blind-stamped diamond and star decoration on cover and spine, bright gold anchor, quill and telescope decoration on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (a few tiny water spots to top page edges). Inscribed by the author: "For Clarence L. Sibley with the Very Best Wishes of Kenneth Roberts - Kennebunkport, ME., July 10th, 1939." Small tasteful bookplate of famous Robertson collector (Comstock) on front fixed endpaper. 446 pgs. Published October 2, 1936 (fourth printing). Dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, small surface scrape on spine well below author's name (smaller than a dime), two small pieces of tape on rear spine fold, closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 017485

Price: 60.00 USD
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Lydia Bailey, Roberts, Kenneth
20 Lydia Bailey
Roberts, Kenneth
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1947 First Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Unfaded black cloth boards with bright, unchipped gold lettering, author's initials on red background on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers; very small previous owner last name at top edge of front free endpaper. Tasteful bookplate on blank fly leaf. 488 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has very small shallow chips at top and bottom spine edges. Some age-toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018044

Price: 25.00 USD
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