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Articles of War, Arvin, Nick
1 Articles of War
Arvin, Nick
New York Doubleday 2005 0385512775 / 9780385512770 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition with full number line on copyright page. Very clean tan boards with clean black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 178 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. As new, collectible quality. Author Nick Arvin captures the reality of World War II for an eighteen-year-old Iowan farm boy sent to Normandy shortly after D-Day. Critically acclaimed first novel. 018559

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A Beginning Forgotten: A Chronicle of the Pennsylvania Oil Fields, One Hundred Years Ago, Carlisle, Robert D. B.
2 A Beginning Forgotten: A Chronicle of the Pennsylvania Oil Fields, One Hundred Years Ago
Carlisle, Robert D. B.
Montclair, NJ Noryb Ventures 1975 First Wraps Very Good+ Signed
Clean light green wraps with illustrated cover, black lettering on spine. No creasing or curling, one tiny nick to spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. History of the Pennsylvania oil fields in poetry. Scarce book. 8vo. Poetry. 012358

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Protecting Niagara, Christopher J. Carlin
3 Protecting Niagara
Christopher J. Carlin
Ransomville, NY Aegis Press 1995 0964519518 / 9780964519510 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition, Limited printing of 750 books, of which this is number 013, also inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Nice clean hardcover book - gray cloth boards with black spine, black lettering on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blue endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on blank flyleaf: "To Nick - Best wishes. I hope you enjoy the book. - Chris - Christopher J. Carlin - May 23, 1995". Illustrated with black and white photographs, maps. 242 pages. A history of the Niagara County Sheriff's Office in Western New York State. 027374

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The Heart of Rome, Crawford, F. Marion
4 The Heart of Rome
Crawford, F. Marion
New York MacMillan 1903 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
First American Edition, with "Set up, electrotyped and published October, 1903" on the copyright page, 1903 on title page. Unfaded ribbed olive green cloth boards with light green decoration, bright stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Light surface wear to corners and spine edges, tiny nick at top rear spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 396 pgs. 016937

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Social Anthropology of North American Tribes, Eggan, Fred (Editor)
5 Social Anthropology of North American Tribes
Eggan, Fred (Editor)
Chicago University of Chicago Press 1955 Second edition Hardcover Very Good no dustjacket 
Second Edition (enlarged edition). Blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. One tiny edge nick to bottom board edge (pencil point size), no bumping or fraying. Hint of very light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blue top-stained page edges. 574 pgs. with index. 018235

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Massachusetts: The Anatomy of Quality, Farmer, Gene
6 Massachusetts: The Anatomy of Quality
Farmer, Gene
Massachusetts Republican Publishing Committee 1967 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Slipcase Jacket Photographs By Ted Polumbaum 
Clean ivory cloth boards with clean black cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean olive green endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 128 pgs. Illustrated with color photographs. Beige slipcase with color paste-on label is sturdy, uncracked, with one tiny nick to bottom edge, hint of very light soiling. 9" x 11-1/2". Massachusetts. 017050

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Wanted - A Matchmaker, Ford, Paul Leicester
7 Wanted - A Matchmaker
Ford, Paul Leicester
New York Dodd Mead 1903 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Howard Chandler Christy; Margaret Armstrong 
Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram M.A. - Margaret Armstrong). Clean green cloth boards with decoration in lighter and darker green, white, and red with gold lettering on cover and spine. Tiny pin-head size nick to cloth at top rear board edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Two neatly penned previous owner names on front free endpaper. Lovely frontis illustration by Howard Chandler Christy with printed tissue guard; four additional full page illustrations by Christy with printed tissue guards (all illustrations present). All pages beautifully decorated by Margaret Armstrong. 022568

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Free Men are Fighting - The Story of World War II, Gramling, Oliver and Associated Press Correspondents Around the World
8 Free Men are Fighting - The Story of World War II
Gramling, Oliver and Associated Press Correspondents Around the World
New York Farrar & Rinehart 1942 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with publisher's F/R device on copyright page), in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Clean black top-stained page edges. Illustrated with maps. 488 pages with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has two short closed edge tears, tiny pin-head size nick to upper front fold edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021175

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Long Way Home: A Journey from Despair to Triumph, Harrison, Clark
9 Long Way Home: A Journey from Despair to Triumph
Harrison, Clark
Decatur, GA Barefoot Press 1985 0-932298-42-7 / 9780932298423 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean green-gray cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED and numbered (571 of 1,000) by author. 574 pgs. Clean dustjacket has tiny nick to top front edge, a few very short closed edge tears at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An inspiring biography of a paraplegic man who took up flying, became a leading businessman who organized multi-million dollar banks and real estate firms, and became one of the founding board members of the Shepherd Spinal Center in Atlanta--in short, learned to live more fully than most of the rest of us. Large 8vo. Biography. 013436

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The Scarlet Letter, Hawthorne, Nathaniel
10 The Scarlet Letter
Hawthorne, Nathaniel
New York Modern Library 1946 Later Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair Jacket 
Modern Library No. 93 in unclipped jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean blue cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. Very tiny nick at base of rear board (pinhead in size). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Red top stained upper page edges. Kent style endpapers, with small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper and at top edge of title page. Introduction by William Lyon Phelps. 303 pages. Jacket is tattered, but not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), has numerous chips and tears, small previous owner name near top of front panel, fading and chips to spine. 329 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023113

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Essential T. E. Lawrence, Lawrence, T. E. (David Garnett, Editor)
11 The Essential T. E. Lawrence
Lawrence, T. E. (David Garnett, Editor)
New York E. P. Dutton 1951 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"FIrst Edition" stated, in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (a little dust speckling on top text block edge), with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Frontis photo portrait of T. E. Lawrence. 328 pages with index. Jacket is slightly age-toned; not price clipped (3.75 on front inside flap), small edge nick and tiny closed edge tears, slight wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023533

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Quotable Fisherman, Lyons, Nick
12 The Quotable Fisherman
Lyons, Nick
New York The Lyons Press 1998 1558217177 / 9781558217171 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page and in clean unchipped jacket. Very clean blue flecked white boards with clean dark blue cloth spine, white lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 200 pp. Illustrations by Alan James Robinson. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A collection of comments and stories about the pasion and pleasure of fishing which captures the essence of the sport. Writers include: Lord Byron, Cervantes, Ernest Hemingway, Izaak Walton, and more. 020805

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The Golden Gate, MacLean, Alistair
13 The Golden Gate
MacLean, Alistair
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1976 0-385-11647-0 / 9780385116473 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean rust red boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, slight surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 233 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has one very tiny shallow chip at top of spine, a few short closed edge tears, tiny closed nick to spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 013826

Price: 15.00 USD
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Existential Errands, Mailer, Norman
14 Existential Errands
Mailer, Norman
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1972 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black boards with clean bright yellow cloth spine, metallic lettering on spine. Very tiny nick to top board edge. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean black endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Dustjacket (white) has hint of soiling, is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 010890

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Music Hour - One-Book Course, McConathy, Osbourne; W. Otto Miessner; Edward Bailey Birge; Mabel E. Bray
15 The Music Hour - One-Book Course
McConathy, Osbourne; W. Otto Miessner; Edward Bailey Birge; Mabel E. Bray
Silver Burdett Co. 1938 Second Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with black illustration and lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Tiny nick to rear spine edge, very light scratch on rear board, slight corner wear at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Color illustrations, music and words to songs for young boys and girls (originally designed for use in one-room school houses). 228 pgs. with index. 6-3/4" x 8-1/2". Music. 012426

Price: 18.00 USD
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16 Twelve
McDonell, Nick
New York Grove Press 2002 0-8021-1717-1 / 9780802117175 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean white boards with white cloth spine, black letteirng on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names or writing inside. Clean, crisp dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's first novel. 8vo. Novel. 005857

Price: 12.00 USD
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Ebb of the River, Mears, Richard C.
17 Ebb of the River
Mears, Richard C.
New York Wyndham Books 1980 0-671-61032-5 / 9780671610326 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green-gray boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Review copy, with review slip laid in. 207 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one short closed edge tear at top of rear panel, tiny nick at base of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about a boy and a river, about growing up, the wonders of nature, and about grown-ups and kids. 8vo. Fiction. 014002

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18 Splendid Heritage: Historical Buildings of Ontario
Mika, Nick and Helma
Belleville, Ontario Mika Publishing Company 1992 0-921341-50-4 / 9780921341505 First Cloth Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No wear.. Binding tight & square, pages bright and clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 142 pgs. Beautiful full color illustration of historical buildings throughout the province of Ontario. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, slight fading. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Approx. 10" x 10". WARD01289

Price: 15.00 USD
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The China Option, Milton, Nancy
19 The China Option
Milton, Nancy
New York Pantheon 1982 0-394-52721-6 / 9780394527215 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean yellow boards with black cloth spine, 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. 311 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny nick at one corner tip, tiny closed tear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Novel in which a young female American reporter is assigned to the China beat amidst big-power intrigues. 8vo. Fiction. 012895

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The Complete Murder Sampler, Nelson, James (editor)
20 The Complete Murder Sampler
Nelson, James (editor)
Garden City Crime Club/Doubleday 1946 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Beige cloth boards with blue lettering and decoration on spine. Very light soiling. Small nick to cloth above title on spine (1/4" closed tear). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 368 pgs. Murder mysteries by authors such as Raymond Chandler, H. P. Lovecraft, Edgar Wallace, John Buchan and more. 6" x 8-1/2". Mystery. 017016

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