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Rulers of Kings, Atherton, Gertrude
1 Rulers of Kings
Atherton, Gertrude
New York Harper & Brothers 1904 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Brown cloth boards with cream stamped crown and laurel decoration, gold lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Tiny spots of wear to corners. A few spots of soiling to rear board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with old neatly penned brief previous owner inscription at top of front free endpaper. 412 pages. 022071

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Firebrand: Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini, Cellini, Benvenuto
2 The Firebrand: Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini
Cellini, Benvenuto
New York Grosset & Dunlap Photo Play Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with dark green lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear; hint of slightest fading to lower edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean, illustrated endpapers (illustrated with stills from United Artists film). 506 pgs. Clean bright color illustrated dustjacket has very shallow chipping at top spine edge, short closed tear and tiny chip at lower spine edge, a few additional tiny closed edge tears, very slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Artist, fighter, troubadour, lover, pet of popes and kings, Benvenuto Cellini, the Firebrand of the renaissance, stands out as one of the most colorful figures in all history. Made into a comedy film titled "The Affairs of Cellini" (1934) starring Fay Wray, Frank Morgan and Lucille Ball (a Lady-in-Waiting). 8vo. Biography. 015624

Price: 25.00 USD
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This King Business, Collins, Frederick
3 This King Business
Collins, Frederick
New York Century Company 1923 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding in original dust jacket (signed binding - CS monogram on cover of both book and jacket). Clean orange cloth boards with blue and black decorative title box on cover, small blue and black decoration on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. 220 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author takes reader behind the thrones of Europe and into the day to day life of Royalty, including the Prince of Wales, as well as the dynasties of Spaine, Italy, Belgium, Holland and Denmark, Austria, Rumania and more. 024260

Price: 30.00 USD
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4 Secret Love Affairs
Mandel, Morris
Middle Village, NY Jonathan David Publishers, Inc. 1975 0-8246-0201-3 / 9780824602017 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean red boards with faux leather texture, gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 227 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, mere hint of wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The clandestine love affairs of famous people -- statesmen, authors, artists, kings and queens. 8vo. Biography. 011306

Price: 12.00 USD
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Earth Giant, Marshall, Edison
5 Earth Giant
Marshall, Edison
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1960 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with bright gold letteirng on spine. No bumping or fraying. Hint of lightest surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 380 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unfaded, has tiny chip at top spine corner edge, one 1/2" closed edge tear at top rear panel edge, slight wear to corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The hero of this powerful and imaginative novel is Heracles, who in Roman myth was Hercules--born in the year of the Trojan War, fated to become the greatest figure of the heroic age when Greece was ruled by scores of jealous kings. 8vo. Fiction. 014026

Price: 80.00 USD
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The Sport of Kings, Roche, Arthur Somers
6 The Sport of Kings
Roche, Arthur Somers
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1917 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Arthur I. Keller, Illustrator 
"Copyright 1917 - Arthur Somers Roche" no additional printings listed. Clean green ribbed cloth boards with white lettering and decoration (two horse heads) on cover, white lettering on spine. Light surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name on front fixed endpaper, back side of front free endpaper, half-title page (all neatly penned). 324 pgs. Illustrated by Arthur I. Keller, including frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 018791

Price: 20.00 USD
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Valley of the Kings, Romer, John
7 Valley of the Kings
Romer, John
New York William Morrow 1981 0688007589 / 9780688007584 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing, with full number line on copyright page) in clean dust jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with bright gold 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 decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Thoroughly illustrated with both color and black and white photographs, drawings, maps. 293 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A classic historical account of one of the world's richest archaeological sites--the Valley of the Kings. Most of the pictorial material in this remarkable book had not been published before, and much of it was unknown even to the specialists, including the complete account of the intrigues, rivalries, and dedication ofthe European archeologists. 026848

Price: 20.00 USD
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Year of the Three Kings, St. Aubyn, Giles
8 Year of the Three Kings
St. Aubyn, Giles
New York Atheneum 1983 0689114095 / 9780689114090 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First American Edition (stated) in unclipped jacket. Clean blue boards with red clot hspine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean, with yellow top-stained upper page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 288 pages with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (13.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, tiny closed tear at lower front flap fold edge, crease to margin of front fold flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Historian Giles St. Aubyn explores the year 1483, during which three kings occupied the English throne, revealing the story behind the Wars of the Roses and the drama of family vendettas and episodes of gang warfare between the rival houses of York and Lancaster. 021738

Price: 15.00 USD
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