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Meiji 1868 - Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Japan, Akamatsu, Paul
1 Meiji 1868 - Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Japan
Akamatsu, Paul
New York Harper & Row 1972 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean brown cloth boards with small silver decoration on cover, bright stamped silver 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. Translated from the French by Miriam Kochan. 330 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, very slight age-toning, vertical crease to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025632

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The Brotherhood of Fear, Ardrey, Robert
2 The Brotherhood of Fear
Ardrey, Robert
New York Random House 1952 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Printing in unclipped original dust jacket. Lilght gray cloth boards with white and black lettering on spine. Slightest hint of foxing from paper jacket (now in mylar). No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 342 pages. Dust jacket is quite clean, not price clipped, has a little light rubbing and some wear at folds, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Suspense and romance ensue in this tale of the pursuit by a political police officer of a youth under sentence who escapes and tries to fight his way to freedom. Circumstance leads pursuer and pursued to an island where dwell simple folk whose way of life is governed by primitive laws adequate to a society untouched by the mainland's chaos and revolution. The bizarre nature of the pursuit provides countless momnts of excitement, underscored by a love affair of mingled ecstacy and terror. 028445

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3 A Ring Has No End
Armstrong, Thomas
New York William Sloane Associates 1958 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 477 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has small edge chips, slight edgewear and some closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "Here are war and peace, love and violence, in the chronicle of a noble Russian family--a thunderous cavalcade--from the Crimean War through decades of imperial luxury and licentiousness to the shattering aftermath of the revolution." 8vo. Fiction. 010923

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A Ring has No End, Armstrong, Thomas
4 A Ring has No End
Armstrong, Thomas
New York William Sloane Associates 1958 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, slight fading to board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; tiny previous owner name on front fixed endpaper along spine edge. 477 pgs. Clean color illustrated dustjacket (by John Alan Maxwell) is not price clipped, has slight edge wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. War, love and violence in this chronicle of a noble Russian family--from the Crimean War through decades of imperial luxury and licentiousness to the shattering aftermath of revolution. 8vo. historical Fiction. 013672

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The first expatriates: Americans in Paris during the French Revolution, Bizardel, Yvon
5 The first expatriates: Americans in Paris during the French Revolution
Bizardel, Yvon
New York Holt, Rinehart And Winston 1975 0030124212 / 9780030124211 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean red boards with red cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Translated by June P. Wilson and Cornelia Higginson. Illustrated with black and white plates. 282 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028634

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6 Europa in Limbo
Briffault, Robert
New York Scribner / Grosset & Dunlap 1937 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean unfaded red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 1937 on title page and copyright page, with Scribner seal and "A" under copyright statement. In clean bright Grosset & Dunlap dustjacket (blue, red and brown with bull and woman illustration on front panel. No chipping, slight edge wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 016277

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7 The Works of Thomas Carlyle: The Life of Friedrich Schuller; Critical and Miscellaneous Essays; Latter-Day Pamphlets; The French Revolution; Sartor Resartus
Carlyle, Thomas
New York John B. Alden 1885 Cloth Near Fine No Jacket 
FIVE VOLUMES from "The Works of Thomas Carlyle". Near fine condition. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine, bevelled edges, gilt top page edges. Bindings tight & square, no cracking. Decorated endpapers. Pages clean and bright. No names or bookplates inside. Almost no wear to these books. "The French Revolution" is Volume I of two volumes. Clean, solid, attractive books. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Antiquarian. WARD00951

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Johnny One-Eye: A Tale of the American Revolution, Charyn, Jerome
8 Johnny One-Eye: A Tale of the American Revolution
Charyn, Jerome
New York W. W. Norton 2008 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean white boards with clean dark blue spine, gold lettering on spine. Very slight bump to one spine corner; corner tips are sharp, no wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 479 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. American History. 015542

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The Case for Books: Past, Present, and Future, Darnton, Robert
9 The Case for Books: Past, Present, and Future
Darnton, Robert
New York Publicaffairs 2009 1586488260 / 9781586488260 Second printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, Second Printing, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean ivory boards with silver 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. 218 pp. with index. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An in-depth examination of the book from its earliest beginnings to its shifting role today in popular culture, commerce, and academics. A book which requires readers to carefully consider how the digital revolution will broadly affect the marketplace of ideas. 019789

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The Glass-Blowers, du Maurier, Daphne
10 The Glass-Blowers
du Maurier, Daphne
New York Doubleday 1963 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean pale gray cloth boards with black title box and gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping 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. 348 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, full page photograph of Daphne du Maurier on rear panel (slight age-toning to rear panel). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel about the French Revolution, this is the story of a family of master craftsmen in france from the time of the Ancien Regime to the ascendancy of Napoleon. 027114

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One Earth, One Mind - Personal Notes Toward a New Natural Consciousness, Fox, Michael W.
11 One Earth, One Mind - Personal Notes Toward a New Natural Consciousness
Fox, Michael W.
New York Coward, Mccann & Geoghegan 1980 069810997X / 9780698109971 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with author inscription and signature on front free endpaper: "Aryann - enjoy! - Michael W. Fox." 264 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has tiny chips at top spine corners, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A compelling call for a revolution in awareness--directly addressing the twin crises of personal alienation and ecological devastation confronting us today. 027412

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Where Was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May?, Fritz, Jean
12 Where Was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May?
Fritz, Jean
New York Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc. 1975 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Margot Tomes, Illustrator Signed
First Edition in original dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Yellow-orange cloth boards with red illustration (boy with fishing pole) on cover. No bumping or wear. Slight tape residue in four corners. Binding is unworn, tight & square, with clean bright unmarked pages. Color illustrations by Margot Tomes. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by the author: "To Jean Ramsell - Best wishes! - Jean Fritz". 48 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, very small closed tear to inside rear flap, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023810

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13 Our Posthuman Future: Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution
Fukuyama, Francis
New York Farrar Straus & Giroux 2002 0-374-23643-7 / 9780374236434 First Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Very clean pale orange boards with black spine, copper metallic lettering on cover and spine. Very light corner bump. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean, crisp dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Science. 005941

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Balcony (Le Balcon) - A Play in Nine Scenes, Genet, Jean
14 The Balcony (Le Balcon) - A Play in Nine Scenes
Genet, Jean
New York Grove Press 1958 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean hardcover book in original unclipped dust jacket. Gray cloth boards with stamped 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 with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Translated by Bernard Frechtman. 118 pages. Dust jacket has slight age-toning, very small edge chip at bottom of front panel (size of a match head), not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Setting is a brothel in the midst of a revolution that has wiped out all the real holders of power except the Chief of Police, who now enlists the regular customers to play out the fantasy roles that destiny has denied them. In a series of macabre, climactic scenes, the playwright develops his mocking view of man and society. 027322

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Mr. Kennedy and the Negroes, Golden, Harry
15 Mr. Kennedy and the Negroes
Golden, Harry
Cleveland and New York World Publishing 1964 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original jacket. Clean red cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 319 pgs. with index. Frontis photo of John F. Kennedy at the White House with Martin Luther King and other civil rights leaders on August 28, 1963. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, price clip at top corner of front inside flap. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A serious analysis of the entire move toward civil rights for African Americans in the United States and an in-depth study of President John F. Kennedy's commitment to that social revolution. 018700

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16 The Foundations of American Nationality
Greene, Evarts Boutell
American Book Co. 1922 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very little wear, binding is tight & square, pages are bright and clean (page 134-135 have slight offset due to bookmark having been enclosed). Also underlining in pencil on numerous pages. Black and white and color illustrations, including maps. 614 pgs. + index. 004076

Price: 10.00 USD
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Tom Paine - The Life of A Revolutionary, Harry Harmer
17 Tom Paine - The Life of A Revolutionary
Harry Harmer
London Haus Publishing Limited 2006 1904950248 / 9781904950240 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped jacket. As-new condition. Clean red cloth boards with cream lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Clean black endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 122 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028459

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Exit from Home, Heyman, Anita
18 Exit from Home
Heyman, Anita
New York Crown Publishers 1977 0-517-52903-3 / 9780517529034 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean gray cloth boards with silver 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. 277 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight surface edge wear at spine corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A book written for young adults about a boy who had attended cheder, the religious school for Jewish boys near his small village in Russia, and participated in the events that led to the revolution of 1905. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 012957

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Mercy, It's the Revolution and I'M in My Bathrobe, Hollander, Nicole
19 Mercy, It's the Revolution and I'M in My Bathrobe
Hollander, Nicole
New York St Martins Press 1982 0312530137 / 9780312530136 First Paperback Very Good+ 
Rare uncorrected proof, SIGNED by the author along with her sketch of her cat (Sylvia). Paperback binding with cartoon illustrated cover, approx. size is 8-1/4" x 5-1/2". No creasing or chipping, small phone number written near spine edge, slight age-toning, otherwise clean. Author signature and cat sketch in red ink on title page: "For Craig, this is VERY rare - Nicole and Sylvia." Illustrated throughout with cartoons. 127 pages. Feminist author and humorist lashes out with more hard-hitting, hilarious cartoons starring Sylvia the cat. 027323

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Retreat and Recall - A Novel of the American Revolution, Hopkins, Joseph G. E.
20 Retreat and Recall - A Novel of the American Revolution
Hopkins, Joseph G. E.
New York Charles Scribner 1966 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket John Tenniel, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, with "A" present on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean golden brown cloth boards with small drum decoration on cover, red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 223 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped (4.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, slightest hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A seperate self-contained story as well as a sequel to the author's first novel, "Patriot's Progress." Continues the adventures of John Frayne, a young Massachusetts doctor who, after attempting to stay neutral, finally chose the side of the colonists and volunteered his services as a doctor with the Continental Army. Action takes place in 1776-7 and the scene is New York. 019520

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