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1 Larry: Thoughts of Youth

New York The John Day Co. 1931 Fifth Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean maroon cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Small previous owner name on front free endpaper. 152 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. 8vo. Memoir. 007191

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Spy Went Dancing: My further Adventures as an Undercover Agent, Aline, Countess of Romanones
2 The Spy Went Dancing: My further Adventures as an Undercover Agent
Aline, Countess of Romanones
New York G. P. Putnam's 1990 0-399-13509-X / 9780399135095 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean blue boards with clean blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 319 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. American beauty, Spanish socialite, devoted wife and mother, spy: Aline, Countess of Romanones, made international headlines and bestseller lists with her dazzling memoir of World War II OSS adventures, "The Spy Wore Red". Now she returns with a tale of danger and intrigue even more exciting than the first. 8vo. Espionage. 013227

Price: 15.00 USD
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Days of Honey: The Tunisian Boyhood of Rafael Uzan, Awret, Irene
3 Days of Honey: The Tunisian Boyhood of Rafael Uzan
Awret, Irene
New York Schocken Books 1984 0-8052-3923-5 / 9780805239232 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean unfaded maroon cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 245 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with very slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A memoir capturing the personalities and traditions of Jewish-Tunisian culture. 6-1/2" x 9-1/4". Biography. 017034

Price: 18.00 USD
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From the Alec Thomas Archives: Gone for a Soldier- The Civil War Memoirs of Private Alfred Bellard, Bellard, Alfred (David Herbert Donald, editor)
4 From the Alec Thomas Archives: Gone for a Soldier- The Civil War Memoirs of Private Alfred Bellard
Bellard, Alfred (David Herbert Donald, editor)
Boston Little, Brown Company 1975 0316088331 / 9780316088336 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean map-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated in color and black and white with the sketches of Private Alfred Bellard. 298 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one very short closed edge tear at flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One of the most remarkable Civil War records ever discovered--a memoir of the war written by an obscure private soldier, illustrated with original pencil sketches and wash drawings by its author. An unparallelled firsthand account of what it was like to be a private soldier in the Union army. 027016

Price: 25.00 USD
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5 In Africa with Schweitzer
Berman, Dr. Edgar
Far Hills, NJ New Horizon Press 1986 0-88282-025-7 / 9780882820255 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Clean gold boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 308 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has very light wear at top & bottom of spine and to one corner, very small closed edge tear (1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "A remarkable memoir by the U.S. surgeon who worked with Schweitzer". "A moving, in-depth portrait of one of this century's most remarkable men and of the provacative writer-physician who sought him out". 8vo. Biography. 007716

Price: 12.00 USD
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Boswell In Search of A Wife 1766-1769, Boswell, James (Frank Brady & Frederick A. Pottle, Editors)
6 Boswell In Search of A Wife 1766-1769
Boswell, James (Frank Brady & Frederick A. Pottle, Editors)
New York McGraw-Hill 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original unchipped dust jacket (Yale Edition). Clean blue boards with dark blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name and date neatly penned in corner on back of front free endpaper. 390 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (6.00 on front inside flap), has a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One of the "Yale Editions" of the Private Papers of James Boswell. 025173

Price: 30.00 USD
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7 The Recreations of a Country Parson
Boyd, Andrew
Boston Ticknor and Fields 1861 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean black pebbly cloth boards with stamped decoration on cover, bright stamped gilt lettering on spine. One tiny pin-head size spot of wear to lower rear spine corner. No fading, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. 1861 in Roman Numerals on title page. Second book in a three volume series. Clean dark brown endpapers (small circular previous owner blind stamped embossment to lower corner of front free endpaper). Gilt top page edges. 444 pgs. Philosophical thoughts on work and play, country houses and country life, hurry, worries and growing old. 8vo. Philosophy. 016034

Price: 35.00 USD
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Lion Among Roses: A Memoir of Finland, Bradley, David
8 Lion Among Roses: A Memoir of Finland
Bradley, David
New York Holt Rinehart Winston 1965 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with orange and pink decoration on cover, orange lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers (illustrated with maps). Inscribed and Signed by author on title page: "To Bill Green - How to write is mainly a problem of what you've got to say - Good Luck - David Bradley - 1965". 278 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has 1" closed tear at top front panel edge near spine, tiny chip at base spine corner (smaller than a pea). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author shares his absorbing discoveries of the fascinating and isolated land of Finland. 014065

Price: 75.00 USD
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9 Miss Lillian Russell
Brough, James
McGraw Hill 1978 0-07-008120-4 / 9780070081208 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean brown boards with beige cloth spine, some very faint dust marks to spine, copper metallic lettering on spine. No bumped corners or wear, binding is tight & crisp. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 303 pgs. plus author's notes. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, clean bright photograph of author on rear panel, mere hint of sunning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Lillian Russell's life story novelized to bring the reader into the splendor of old New York in the days of robber barons, mega-fortunes and gilded mansions. 8vo. Memoir. 006520

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Adventures of A Ballet Critic, Buckle, Richard
10 The Adventures of A Ballet Critic
Buckle, Richard
London Cresset Press 1953 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket.Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with previous owner inscription on front free endpaper and ink-stamped name of previous owner on front free endpaper. Illustrated with many wonderful black and white photographs, drawings. 296 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has a few small closed edge tears, price clip to front inside flap corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024661

Price: 20.00 USD
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Rocky Mountain Warden, Calkins, Frank
11 Rocky Mountain Warden
Calkins, Frank
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1970 394-44318-7 First Hardcover Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean toast-brown cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with chapter headpieces by Irving Boker. 266 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), has one tiny chip at base of rear panel (smaller than a match head). Very nice full panel photo of author on rear of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021205

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Sergeant Says, Cannon, Sgt. Jimmy
12 The Sergeant Says
Cannon, Sgt. Jimmy
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1943 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean bright red cloth boards with black zig-zag decoration on cover, black lettering and decoration on spine. Very slight darkening to cloth at spine gutters. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with top-stained upper page edges, clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Edited by Frank Sullivan, with a Foreword by Paul Gallico. 255 pages. Dustjacket is quite clean (two very faint small spots to rear panel, tiny chip at base of spine (size of grain of rice), unclipped (2.50 on front inside flap), small spot of rubbing to paper at one upper spine corner. Author's photo and biography on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A memoir of an American Army sergeant, who went from being a Broadway boy (crime reporter, sports writer and columnists who knew the hot spots and loved his nightlife) to wearing a sergeant's stripes. 021789

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Enchanted Years, Carroll Cartwright
13 The Enchanted Years
Carroll Cartwright
Hicksville, NY Exposition Press, Inc. 1975 0682481173 / 9780682481175 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Rust brown boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Very slight edge wear, no tears or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages are clean,faint spots to fore edge. Slight browning to fixed endpapers. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Carroll Cartwright". Small neatly penned previous owner name and address on following blank page in upper right corner. 301 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped, has a few very small shallow chips at spine ends; nice photo portrait of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Memoirs by Carroll Cartwright - a vivid recollection of horse and buggy days in upstate New York. 024453

Price: 40.00 USD
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An Unlikely Journey - Waking Up from My American Dream, Castro, Julian
14 An Unlikely Journey - Waking Up from My American Dream
Castro, Julian
New York Little, Brown & Co. 2018 0316252166 / 9780316252164 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black boards with unchipped metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs. 225 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, has one very short closed edge tear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A candid memoir by Julian Castro, former Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development and Mayor of San Antonio, as well as candidate for President of the United States. 027776

Price: 20.00 USD
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My Life and The Times, Catledge, Turner
15 My Life and The Times
Catledge, Turner
New York Harper & Row 1971 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Very clean red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 319 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Memoir by the man who ran the world's most powerful newspaper. 016713

Price: 25.00 USD
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What We Had, Chace, James
16 What We Had
Chace, James
New York Summit Books 1990 0-671-69478-2 / 9780671694784 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean light gray boards with burgundy cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 187 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, hint of very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A wonderful memoir of an American life, starting in Falls River, Massachusetts in 1931. 8vo. Biography. 015807

Price: 10.00 USD
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I Always Liked It Here: Reminiscences of a Rochesterian, Clune, Henry W
17 I Always Liked It Here: Reminiscences of a Rochesterian
Clune, Henry W
Rochester, NY Friends Of The University Of Rochester Libraries 1983 0961082402 / 9780961082406 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition in dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Light gray cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. One very small spot on cover (size of grain of rice). No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "For Art and Maureen with best wishes, Henry W. Clune - Jun 1973." A small additional gift inscription in upper left corner of front pastedown. Illustrated with photographs. 377 pages. Clean dust jacket has shallow chipping at top spine edge, a little wear at corners and base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023779

Price: 20.00 USD
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I Always Liked It Here: Reminiscences of a Rochesterian, Clune, Henry W.
18 I Always Liked It Here: Reminiscences of a Rochesterian
Clune, Henry W.
Rochester, NY Friends Of The University Of Rochester Libraries 1983 0961082402 / 9780961082406 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Signed on front free endpaper by author: "Henry Clune". Newspaper article about the author is laid in. 377 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, one short closed edge tear. Great photo of the author with his dog on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A charming and entertaining book about the author's life in Rochester, NY. Clune was the author of six fine novels as well as a volume in the Rivers of America Series (The Genesee, 1963). 027111

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Blue Lantern, Colette
19 The Blue Lantern
Colette
New York Farrar, Straus and Company 1963 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First American Edition (stated First Printing) in unclipped dust jacket. Blue boards are slightly faded but unworn, with lavender cloth spine, bright blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Translated from the French by Roger Senhouse. 161 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, slight age-toned (mostly to edges), not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), faint water stain along spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Colette's last major work, written between 1946 and 1948--when she celebrated her 75th birthday--and published the following year. Half journal, half reminiscence, the book describes the narrowing of the author's world to those objects which are illuminated by a light in one's room. 027405

Price: 20.00 USD
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A House Called Memory, Collier, Richard
20 A House Called Memory
Collier, Richard
New York E. P. Dutton 1961 First Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket 
"First published in the U.S.A. 1961" on copyright page. Clean light blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Tiny tear at top spine edge (1/4" ). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 190 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has 1/3" chipping at base of spine, small chips at top spine edge, corner wear. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Memoir of a boyhood in England by the author of "The City That Would Not Die." 018413

Price: 15.00 USD
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