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Deep Through the Heart - Profiles of Twenty Valiant Horses, Anderson, C. W.
1 Deep Through the Heart - Profiles of Twenty Valiant Horses
Anderson, C. W.
New York Macmillan 1940 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket C. W. Anderson, Illustrator 
Clean hardcover book in original dustjacket. "Set up and lithographed. Published October, 1940." 1940 on title page. Attractive and solid copy. Very clean green-gray cloth boards with black title box on spine. Binding is tight & square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean blank endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full page beautiful drawings by C. W. Anderson. Dustjacket has small faint ring-stain on lower front panel, short closed edge tears, one v-shaped chip at base of front panel; clipped on front inside flap at base of flap (rectangular clip). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Biographical profiles and beautiful portraits of some of the great horses of history from the race track, show ring, and more -- includes Seabiscuit, Justin Morgan, Fair Play, Little Squire, and other greats. 028646

Price: 35.00 USD
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Color Conscious: The Political Morality of Race, Appiah, K. Anthony; Gutmann, Amy
2 Color Conscious: The Political Morality of Race
Appiah, K. Anthony; Gutmann, Amy
Princeton, NJ Princeton University Press 1996 0691026610 / 9780691026619 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean hardcover book in clean dust jacket. Charcoal gray cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; small marginal notes on two pages. 191 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028633

Price: 15.00 USD
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Episode in the Transvaal, Bloom, Harry
3 Episode in the Transvaal
Bloom, Harry
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1955 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Very slight surface wear at top and bottom spine edges, no fraying, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, but tanned. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 295 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, with a few short closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's first novel, set in South Africa during the time when South Africans were determined to win the right of self-rule. 019393

Price: 25.00 USD
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Black & White by Brown - Simplified Drawing, Brown, Paul
4 Black & White by Brown - Simplified Drawing
Brown, Paul
New York Charles Scribner 1939 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket Signed
First Edition, with "A" on copyright page, SIGNED by Paul Brown and embellished with a lovely horse head sketch by the author on blank fly leaf. (Presentation drawing: "The Rogues Badge - For the USO - Hempstead. - Paul Brown '44." Drawing is of a race horse wearing a racing hood with blinkers (the "rogue's badge"). Beige paper covered boards with black lettering and illustration of race horses on cover. Light soiling,(a few small faint spots, mostly on rear board). Wear-through at corner tips, wear with some loss at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with beautifully illustrated endpapers. No previous owner markings. Unpaginated. Scarce book by famous illustrator Paul Brown, giving clear, simple instructions on learning to draw not only horses, but other subjects such as skiers, fishermen, boxing, and other action images. Made more scarce by a lovely original sketch and signature on front fly leaf. 022327

Price: 500.00 USD
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The Ramsden Case, Chandler, David
5 The Ramsden Case
Chandler, David
New York Simon & Schuster 1967 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean golden brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (small remainder mark on bottom page edges). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 382 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), is clean with slight age-toning, a few tiny shallow chips at top spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel which focuses on a murder trial in a small Southern U.S. town, a case which penetrates the cliches of race relations and of human relations. 021248

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Arabian Horse in America, Conn, Dr. George H.
6 The Arabian Horse in America
Conn, Dr. George H.
New York A. S. Barnes 1965 Third printing Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Third printing in clean original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A history of the introduction of the Arabian horse to America, Arabian horses in the American Race-Turf Register,some well-known early importers of Arabian horses, and the founding of the Arabian Horse Club of America. 028122

Price: 18.00 USD
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Flyer - The Quest to Win the Round the World Race, Cornelis Van Rietschoten
7 Flyer - The Quest to Win the Round the World Race
Cornelis Van Rietschoten
New York W W Norton & Co Inc 1980 0393032485 / 9780393032482 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean dust jacket. Very clean unfaded blue cloth boards with metallic lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 191 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024301

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Twilight of the Primitive, Cotlow, Lewis
8 The Twilight of the Primitive
Cotlow, Lewis
New York Macmillan 1971 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, "First Printing" stated on copyright page. Clean brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and address neatly penned at top corner of front free endpaper; no other marks. 257 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs (color and black & white). Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A distinguished explorer revisits the primitive people of Africa, the Arctic, New Guinea and the Upper Amazon. 017521

Price: 15.00 USD
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Mississippi Trial, 1955, Crowe, Chris
9 Mississippi Trial, 1955
Crowe, Chris
New York Phyllis Fogelman Books 2002 0803727453 / 9780803727458 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in unclipped dust jacket. Brown paper-covered boards with gold lettering on spine. Light bumping to spine ends. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Blank endpapers - no names or bookplates, faint water stain to rear endpapers. 231 pages. Jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028546

Price: 15.00 USD
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10 The Days of Ofelia
Diamant, Gertrude
Houghton Mifflin 1942 Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket John O'-Hara Cosgrove, illustrator 
Very clean red-orange cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean color illustrated endpapers. 226 pgs. Very clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, with a few very tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "The interpretation of one race to another is neccesary task for the writer of today. This book cuts through the plaster facade of Meico and shows you a living people." 8vo. Mexico. 009519

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Race for the Triple Crown: Horses, High Stakes & Eternal Hope, Drape, Joe
11 The Race for the Triple Crown: Horses, High Stakes & Eternal Hope
Drape, Joe
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 2001 0-87113-785-2 / 9780871137852 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean original dust jacket. Clean black boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 261 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Award-winning New York Times sportswriter Joe Drape sweeps the reader into the rush of the horse-racing season, giving a step-by-step look at the Triple Crown races and a no-holds-barred view of the sport's most illustrious participants. 015608

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Falling Man, Forma, Warren
12 The Falling Man
Forma, Warren
New York Crowell 1973 0690000898 / 9780690000894 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page in unclipped original jacket. Clean black cloth boards with blind-stamped author's name on cover, silver and blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 101 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Acclaimed novel, the story of Frank Cleary, an Irish policeman who is shot down in Harlem. As he falls, reflections of his life race before him like shards of a breaking mirror. Moving from Harlem to Ireland, back and forth, this story traces his relationship to Vera, a black girl living in Harlem, and Billy, whose gun it is that shoots him down. 019035

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Americans, Frost, David
13 The Americans
Frost, David
New York Stein and Day 1970 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition, with publisher's review slip and typed review laid in. Clean unfaded red boards with clean white cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean photo-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 250 pgs. Bright unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one tiny closed tear (1/4") at rear spine gutter area of dustjacket, no edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Publisher's review slip and typed review laid in. Frost probes the peculiarities of the American political scene, the rich and the poor, entertainers, issues of race, sports, and all that makes America what it is. 016791

Price: 15.00 USD
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Otherborn, Gould, Joan
14 Otherborn
Gould, Joan
Coward, McCann & Geoghegan 1980 0698204972 / 9780698204973 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Printing, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket - with signed letter by the author also laid in. Letter is to the same person to whom the book is inscribed, and is in regard to the possibility of having the book translated into Danish. Book and dust jacket are in fine condition. Clean unfaded green boards with red cloth spine, crisp black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To John, with joyous recollection of your last visit here, and eager anticipation of your next. Fondly - Jean Gould." Small attractive custom bookplate at top corner of front fixed endpaper. 160 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A boy and his sister, separated from their boat, come ashore on a Pacific Island inhabited by a race of people with a radically different conception of birth, aging, and death. 027721

Price: 60.00 USD
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15 Praying for Sheetrock: A Work of Nonfiction
Greene, Melissa Faye
Addison Wesley Publishing Co. 1991 0-201-55048-2 / 9780201550481 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Clean blue-gray boards with white cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 337 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A true account of the political realities of race relations in the south, particularly in McIntosh County, Georgia, in the 1970's. 008846

Price: 10.00 USD
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Summer of '49, Halberstam, David
16 Summer of '49
Halberstam, David
New York William Morrow & Co 1989 068806678X / 9780688066789 First Hardcover Very Good Fine Jacket 
Solid first edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean beige boards with clean green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean illustrated endpapers; previous owner inscription and signature on back side of front free endpaper. 304 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Wonderful book about the 1949 pennant race in which two legendary rivals, the Bostn Red Sox and the New York Yankees, battled down to a winner-take-all final game of the season. 027738

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Ostrich for the Defence, Hile, William H.
17 The Ostrich for the Defence
Hile, William H.
Boston George H. Ellis Co. 1912 First Hardcover Near Fine No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - Adrian Iorio). Clean red cloth boards with black and white ostrich on cover, gold 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. Frontispiece illustration (black and white photograph of man on camel and three men holding an ostrich). Preface by the author. 324 pages with appendix. A lost race Utopian adventure novel set in the Middle East and Africa. Scarce. 021972

Price: 75.00 USD
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Seabiscuit: An American Legend, Hillenbrand, Laura
18 Seabiscuit: An American Legend
Hillenbrand, Laura
New York Random House 2006 0375502912 / 9780375502910 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing with all correct first edition points in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with black cloth spine, bright stamped gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 399 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Collectible quality first edition. 024935

Price: 200.00 USD
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Race Horses at Risk: Overnutrition, Drugs, Breakdowns, Krook, Lennart; and George A. Maylin
19 Race Horses at Risk: Overnutrition, Drugs, Breakdowns
Krook, Lennart; and George A. Maylin
Ithaca, New York The Authors 1989 0962186805 / 9780962186806 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED and dated by author George Maylin. Vry clean red faux leather boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper: "To Bud - George Maylin - 6/12/07". Printed on quality glossy paper. Illustrated with many black and white plates. 205 pages. 028434

Price: 100.00 USD
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The Tanker Derbent, Krymov, Yuri
20 The Tanker Derbent
Krymov, Yuri
Moscow Foreign Languages Publishing House 1959 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean book in illustrated dust jacket. Dark blue cloth boards with gold and light blue lettering on cover, blue lettering on spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Nicely illustrated with drawings. 238 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket has very shallow chipping at spine ends (1/16" or less), enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An oil tanker (Uzbekistan) is sinking at the opening of this tale and the ship Derbent's heroic crew race to save the men on the sinking ship. 026384

Price: 20.00 USD
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