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The Invasion of Canada 1812-1813, Berton, Pierre
1 The Invasion of Canada 1812-1813
Berton, Pierre
Little, Brown 1980 0316092169 / 9780316092166 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in original dust jacket. Clean ivory boards with orange cloth spine, gold lettering on spine; blind-stamped decoration on cover. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with maps by Geoffrey Matthews. 363 pages with index. Dust jacket has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine ends (under 1/8"), price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. To a small number of American leaders in the summer of 1812, the invasion and annexation of Canada seemed to be, as Thomas Jefferson confidently predicted, "a mere matter of marching." Yet two years later when this "War of 1812" was abandoned on the bloody banks of the River Raisin, the only Americans left on Canadian soil were prisoners of war, three entire American armies had been forced to surrender (one without every having fired a shot), and the British suddenly controlled all of Michigan as well as most of present-day Indiana and Ohio. In this vivid account of the war's first year and of the events leading up to it, Pierre Berton rescues a half-forgotten chapter from the story of Canadian-American relations and turns it into an engrossing, historically accurate narrative that reads like a fast-paced novel. Drawing on personal memoirs, soldiers' diaries, and official dispatches, berton portrays all sides of the men who fought the war. 026752

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Episode in the Transvaal, Bloom, Harry
2 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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The Ramsden Case, Chandler, David
3 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

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Letters from A Traveller, Chardin, Pierre Teilhard De
4 Letters from A Traveller
Chardin, Pierre Teilhard De
London Collins 1962 Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, light soiling/fading to cloth. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers (small previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper). Illustrated with photographs. 380 pages with index. "This, the third of P. Teilhard de Chardin's collected works to appear in English, contains the two French volumes: Lettres de Voyage, 1923-1939, and Nouvelles Lettres de Voyage, 1939-1955. These colleced letters were edited and annotated by Claude Aragonnes...By way of special introduction to this volume we have added a translation of Teilhard de Chardin tel que je l'ai connu by his colleage and friend, Pierre Leroy, as it throws new light on the author's personality and on his relations with his superiors in religion." - from General Editor's Note 024366

Price: 10.00 USD
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Mississippi Trial, 1955, Crowe, Chris
5 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

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The Winemasters, Faith, Nicholas
6 The Winemasters
Faith, Nicholas
New York Harper & Row 1978 0060112646 / 9780060112646 First Hardcover Fine Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Very clean red cloth boards with white 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. Illustrated with photographs. 328 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has two long closed tears at folds - now enclosed in archival quality removable mylar cover. The story behind the glory and the scandal of Bordeaux. For two centuries a small group of wine merchants (originally from Germany, Britain, and Ireland but living in Bordeaux) dominated the sale of clarets and sauternes for which the Bordeaux region is famous. The Winemasters tells of these families--called the Chartronnais after the district where they lived--and ot their stormy relations with the men who actually grew the grapes and made the wines. 027659

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The China Threat: How the People's Republic Targets America, Gertz, Bill
7 The China Threat: How the People's Republic Targets America
Gertz, Bill
Washington, D.C. Regnery Publishing Inc. 2000 0-89526-281-9 / 9780895262813 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean red boards with black 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. 280 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 012894

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Living By the Sword: America and Israel in the Middle East, Green, Stephen
8 Living By the Sword: America and Israel in the Middle East
Green, Stephen
Brattleboro, VT Amana Books 1988 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean unfaded dark green cloth boards with bright 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. 279 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Traces the efforts of the U.S. and Israel to seek a military solution to the Arab-Israeili conflict, in the period from 1968 to 1987. 8vo. Middle East. 017345

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9 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

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The Star and the Cross - Essays on jewish-Christian Relations, Hargrove, Katharine T. (Editor)
10 The Star and the Cross - Essays on jewish-Christian Relations
Hargrove, Katharine T. (Editor)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin Bruce Publishing 1966 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition in dustjacket, presentation copy SIGNED by Katharine T. Hargrove. Clean charcoal gray cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by Hargrove on front free endpaper: "Knowing you, Helmet Brownie, I trust you to understand all the joy in the past, all the happiness in the present, all the hope for the future, continues in my love - Katharine T. Hargrove." 318 pages with index. Dustjacket has small corner clip but price is still intact (6.75), light soiling (white paint brush mark near spine fold) and a few small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Edited by Mother Katharine Hargrove, Professor of Theology at Manhattanville College in New York, the essays are cotnributed by such distinguished Jewish and Christian scholars and writers as Oscar Handlin, Jules Isaac, Thomas Merton, Guenter Lewy, James O'Gara, Rabbi Marc Tanenbaum, Dr. Joseph L. Lichten, and Robert Hoyt. 022721

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11 The Arabists: The Romance of an American Elite
Kaplan, Robert D.
New York Free Press (MacMillan) 1993 0-02-916785-X / 9780029167854 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black boards with rust cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 333 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The untold story of an inbred, gifted, and powerful elite of families and friends who dominated America's relations with the Middle East for over a century. Known to Foreign Service colleagues as "the Arabists," these were the men and women who had spent much of their lives, usually with their families, living in the Arab world as diplomats, military attaches, intelligence agents, and educators. 8vo. Middle East. 012060

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The Principles of Teaching Riding: Official Manual of the Association of British Riding Schools, Karen Bush; Julian Marczak
12 The Principles of Teaching Riding: Official Manual of the Association of British Riding Schools
Karen Bush; Julian Marczak
United Kingdom David & Charles Publishers 2001 071531095X / 9780715310953 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in as new condition in clean bright dust jacket. Clean glossy color illustrated boards. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Thoroughly illustrated with full color photographs, diagrams. 128 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderfully clear and concise book on teaching riding and running a riding school, from horses and equipment to instruction and public relations. 027466

Price: 25.00 USD
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Eagles, Hawks and Falcons of the World, Leslie Brown; Dean Amadon
13 Eagles, Hawks and Falcons of the World
Leslie Brown; Dean Amadon
Seacaucus, NJ Wellfleet Press 1989 155521472X / 9781555214722 Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very large book (two volumes in one) in beautiful condition, with clean, fine dust jacket. Size approx. 9" x 11-1/4" x 2-1/2" thick. All the diurnal birds of prey depicted in 125 color paintings by such great artists as Roger Tory Peterson, J. C. Harrison, Don R. Eckelerry, David Reid-Henry and many others. The information is presented in two parts. First, a series of introductory chapters covering taxonomy, morphology, senses, flight, hunting methods, food and feeding, migration, various aspects of breeding cycle, ecxonomics and relations with man, including falconry. Followingare generic and species accounts in systematic order. Throughout, over 125 color paintings by some of the world's most esteemed nature artists illuminate the text and evoke a true picture of the birds in their habitat. Each is accompanied by detailed identification keys. A book no connoisseur of birds should be without. 025476

Price: 95.00 USD
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The Education of Negroes in Ohio, McGinnis, Frederick A.
14 The Education of Negroes in Ohio
McGinnis, Frederick A.
Wilberforce, Ohio Frederick A. McGinnis 1962 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean first edition in clean original unchipped dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 104 pages with index. Clean jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From the Preface: "This book is the outgrowth of a number of years' study of the education of Negroes in Ohio. In fact, both of my grandfathers were freedmen, (sons of their slave-holding fathers) who had been manumitted and settled in Ohio...this book was written chiefly to enlighten the public as to what transpired through the years as the Negroes of Ohio were striving for status and opportunity offered by education in the schools, public and private, and the vicarious education gained through various and sundry community relations." 028425

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Whole World, Stranger, Moore, Virginia
15 The Whole World, Stranger
Moore, Virginia
New York MacMillan 1957 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Printing, inscribed and SIGNED by the author on front free endpaper. Unfaded turquoise cloth boards with small decoration on cover, white and red lettering on spine. Hint of light surface wear to spine edges; no bumping, tears or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by author: "Mary Grindell - Liz Winslow asked me to write in this for you. With warm greetings and best wishes, remembering you--for we met--Virginia Moore - March, 1960." 352 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped with publisher's price intact, has slight edge wear, short closed edge tears, rubbing to lower right corner of front panel. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The golden thread of this book is people and peoples, and the meaningful relations between them, all over the world. 8vo. Travel. 016318

Price: 35.00 USD
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Mind Wreckers Limited, and Other Adventures of Barrow - Ace Insurance Detective, Price, Frank J., Jr.
16 Mind Wreckers Limited, and Other Adventures of Barrow - Ace Insurance Detective
Price, Frank J., Jr.
Philadelphia Spectator Co. 1933 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with clean unchipped bright orange paper title label on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean orange top stained upper page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 314 pages. Dustjacket has a few very shallow edge chips, slight fading. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A collection of mystery and adventure stories by a well traveled author who was a newspaperman, in the war service with the U.S. Marines, publicity expert with the Republican National Committee in several presidential campaigns, public relations and advertising man, and author of more than 100 published short stories. 022100

Price: 75.00 USD
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Blood Relations, Silman, Roberta
17 Blood Relations
Silman, Roberta
Boston Little, Brown And Company 1977 0316791083 / 9780316791083 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray boards with silver line decoration, rust spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No previous owner markings. Signed "Roberta Silman" on half-title page. 243 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, very slight browning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024532

Price: 45.00 USD
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Red Peak: A Personal Account of the British-Soviet Expedition, Slesser, Malcolm
18 Red Peak: A Personal Account of the British-Soviet Expedition
Slesser, Malcolm
New York Coward McCann 1964 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Maps on endpapers. 256 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean, unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one 1/4" closed edge tear and mere hint of wear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An account of the first joint British-Soviet mountaineering expedition--an event that became a minor milestone in East-West relations as well as a triumph in high-altitude climbing as they reached the summit of Pik Kommunizma, the highest mountain of remote Soviet Asia's formidable Pamirs. 8vo. Mountaineering. 012377

Price: 15.00 USD
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Love Songs from the Boogeymen, Trotsky, Judith
19 Love Songs from the Boogeymen
Trotsky, Judith
New York Harper's Magazine Press 1973 0061282006 / 9780061282003 First Book Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, inscribed and signed by author on half-title page. Clean beige cloth boards with clean green cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. 2-1/2 inches along bottom edge of board has tiny bit of nibbling to extreme edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean olive green endpapers; no previous owner writing or bookplates. Inscribed by author: "To John & Phyllis - "Treasure" is only other words for "love" & "peace" -- both of which you have given to me. - Love, Judith Trotsky." 182 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with tiny closed edge tear at top rear spine corner (1/16"), slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. During the decade of the Sixties, Judith Trotsky, on of America's most distinguished film researchers, saw the history of the nation projected across her eyes. Seated for thousands of hours before her Movieola screen, she scanned the news footage and archival film documentaries which constitute the graphic chronicle of 1958-1973. This book is a unique recording of the most eloquent, melancholy, and dangerous rhetoric of America's racial battle. Many of the scenes it recalls would be lost to history without Ms. Trotsky's research. 017914

Price: 25.00 USD
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Travels With Henry, Valeriani, Richard
20 Travels With Henry
Valeriani, Richard
Houghton Mifflin 1979 039527091X / 9780395270912 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with small cartoon of Henry Kissinger running with a briefcase at his side on cover, blue lettering on spine. No bumping, 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 bookplates. Illustrated with black and white photographs, amusing cartoons. 400 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025950

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