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1 Prophet of Reunion: The Life of Paul of Graymoor
Angell, Charles & Charles LaFontaine
New York The Seabury Press 1975 0-8164-0281-7 / 9780816402816 First Hard Cover Good Near Fine Jacket Signed
Brown cloth boards have some fading and speckling, otherwise very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No writing or marks, except that it is AUTHOR SIGNED (both authors) on front free endpaper. 224 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Religion. 006978

Price: 12.00 USD
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2 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

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Civilisation - A Personal View, Clark, Kenneth
3 Civilisation - A Personal View
Clark, Kenneth
New York Harper & Row 1970 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, very slight fading at top board edge. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Thoroughly illustrated with black and white and full color plates. 359 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has very slight edge wear and one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From the fall of the Roman Empire to present times, the author explores our history and culture through the diverse creative works of Western man. A must-have book for any history buff. 027207

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The Fool of Venus: The Story of Peire Vidal, Cronyn, George
4 The Fool of Venus: The Story of Peire Vidal
Cronyn, George
New York Covici Friede 1934 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, with 1934 in Roman numerals on title page, 1934 on copyright page. Beige cloth boards with brown decorative coat of arms on cover, brown and black lettering on spine. Very faint water mark to lower spine extending slightly onto front and rear lower edges; no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean, with clean red top-stained upper page edges, slight water mark to bottom page edges near spine . Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. No names, writing or bookplates. 438 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top spine edge (max. 1/2"), extending slightly to top front panel edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of Peire Vidal, Knight of Song and greatest of the troubadours of Provence, as well as the story of the times in which he lived--the roaring, turbulent years of the Crusades. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 016449

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Gambolling with Galatea: A Bucolic Romance, Dunham, Curtis
5 Gambolling with Galatea: A Bucolic Romance
Dunham, Curtis
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1909 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Oliver Herford, Illustrator 
First edition with 1909 in Roman numerals on title page, "Published May 1909" on copyright page. Clean unfaded dark green cloth boards with clean unchipped paste-on illustration, white lettering, decorations around paste-on illustration (heads of various farm animals - cow, goat, dog, horse, pig, donkey). Stamped white lettering on spine has partially flaked off, but title still legible. No fraying or bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small embossed previous owner name at lower corner of front free endpaper. Frontis illustration in color with clean tissue guard by Oliver Herford, 5 additional color plates (all clean and fresh). 186 pp. 019916

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Roman Comedies, George E. Duckworth (Editor)
6 Roman Comedies
George E. Duckworth (Editor)
New York Modern Library 1963 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 337 in dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 11. Clean blue cloth boards with blind-stamped hexagon logo on cover, bright gold lettering and torchbearer on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean Kent style endpapers. Remainder mark (small red marker line) on bottom text block edges. Edited, and with an Introduction, by George E. Duckworth. 396 pages. Dust jack has small v-shaped chip at top edge of front panel (size of large pea), a few short closed edge tears; price on front inside flap crossed out and 1.20 writ in place in black marker. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Seven plays of Plautus and Terence. 026291

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Fire Down Below, Golding, William
7 Fire Down Below
Golding, William
London Faber and Faber 1989 0-571-15203-1 / 9780571152032 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, with "First Published in 1989" on copyright page, 1989 in Roman Numerals on title page. Clean unfaded black boards with crisp white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 313 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Sequel to "Rites of Passage" and "Close Quarters" by Nobel Prize winning author William Golding. 017304

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The Same Scourge, Goldthorpe, John
8 The Same Scourge
Goldthorpe, John
New York G. P. Putnam's 1956 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with blue-black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean, with slight dust-speckling to edges. Endpapers intact; no names, writing or marks. 311 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, small chips at base of spine, wear to spine corners. Photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A story of the Roman occupation of Palestine and the crucifiction of Christ. 8vo. Religion. 013670

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The Same Scourge, Goldthorpe, John
9 The Same Scourge
Goldthorpe, John
New York G. P. Putnam's 1956 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Hint of slightest edge wear to base spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 311 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny edge chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "A story that portrays at once Roman power and Jewish intransigence, military pomp and the Message of Peace, much cruelty and the new humanity among men, fierce desires and self-abnegation, the pride of Jew and Roman alike and the conquering humility of the Man." A story of the Roman occupation of Palestine. 8vo. Religion. 015526

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Josh Billings on Ice, and Other Things, Howard, J. H.
10 Josh Billings on Ice, and Other Things
Howard, J. H.
New York G. W. Carleton & Co. 1868 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket J. H. Howard, Illustrator 
First Edition, with 1868 in Roman Numerals on title page, copyright 1868 on copyright page. Clean green stamped cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Some fraying/wear at top and bottom spine edges, tiny spots of wear to corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with blue endpapers (previous owner name and dat (July 15, 1868) on front free endpaper. Comic illustrations by the author. 263 pages. 021527

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Valerie, Marryat, Captain
11 Valerie
Marryat, Captain
London J. M. Dent and Co. 1896 Limited Edition Hardcover Good 
This is the twenty-fourth volume ONLY of a set of "The Novels of Captain Marryat". 1896 in Roman Numerals on title page; copyright page states: This Edition, printed upon Hand-made Paper, is Limited to 750 copies for America - this number being 227. Dark blue buckram cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on spine. Cover is clean, spine a little sunned. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Top page edges are gilt. Deckled fore-edges. 278 pages. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard (total of six etchings with tissue guards - drawn by D. Downing and Etched by W. Wright-North). 028125

Price: 15.00 USD
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Earth Giant, Marshall, Edison
12 Earth Giant
Marshall, Edison
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1960 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with bright gold letteirng on spine. No bumping or fraying. Hint of lightest surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 380 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unfaded, has tiny chip at top spine corner edge, one 1/2" closed edge tear at top rear panel edge, slight wear to corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The hero of this powerful and imaginative novel is Heracles, who in Roman myth was Hercules--born in the year of the Trojan War, fated to become the greatest figure of the heroic age when Greece was ruled by scores of jealous kings. 8vo. Fiction. 014026

Price: 80.00 USD
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13 Mariners' Prison
Mohrt, Michel (translated from the French By Xan Fielding)
New York The Viking Press 1963 Later Printing Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean blue-green cloth boards with beige cloth spine, blue-green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks, clean endpapers 286 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one 1/4" closed edge tear at rear top spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Winner of the Grand Prix Du Roman of the French Academy for fiction, this is a sea-going adventure tale in the greatest tradition of the genre. 8 vo.. Ships & Sailing. 011232

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The Builders Marvels of Engineering, National Geographic Society
14 The Builders Marvels of Engineering
National Geographic Society
Washington DC National Geographic Society 1992 0870448366 / 9780870448362 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First edition in clean original dust jacket. Size approx. 9-1/2" x 11". Beautiful silver gray cloth boards with bright silver decoration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright; previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper. Beautifully illustrated with amazing photographs of structures from Roman aqueducts and great gothic cathedrals to spectacular modern dams, skyscrapers, solar furnaces and more. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, no tears, very slight rubbing/wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025770

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Then and Now - The Wonders of the Ancient World Brought to Life in Vivid See-Through Reconstructions, Perring, Stefania and Dominic Perring
15 Then and Now - The Wonders of the Ancient World Brought to Life in Vivid See-Through Reconstructions
Perring, Stefania and Dominic Perring
New York Macmillan 1991 0025994611 / 9780025994614 First Hardcover Fine 
Very clean, glossy hardcover book. Spiral binding. No names, writing or marks. All pages clean and bright, color illustrations with transparent overlays showing twenty important ruins of the world in their original glory. Accompanying text describes each site and explains every element in the scene, placing it in its historical and cultural context. Additional illustrations and diagrams highlight further details. 144 pages. Sites include the Acropolis, the Roman Colosseum, Machu Picchu, The Forum, Mesa Verde, and many more. 026652

Price: 14.00 USD
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Consuming Passions:  Being an Historic Inquiry Into Certain English Appetites, Pullar, Philippa
16 Consuming Passions: Being an Historic Inquiry Into Certain English Appetites
Pullar, Philippa
Boston Little Brown 1970 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition. Very clean marbled beige boards with clean unfaded black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 278 pgs. with index. Illustrated in black & white. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with one 1/3" closed tear at top spine corner edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Publisher's review slip, typed review, and article on book laid in. With style and humor, the author surveys the progress of civilization in England, starting with the Roman conquest, including some bizarre oddities. 8vo. Great Britain. 016725

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The World is Mine, Rand, Clayton and Robert Smitley
17 The World is Mine
Rand, Clayton and Robert Smitley
New York Fleet Publishing Corp. 1958 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (slightest hint of light foxing on endpapers). Previous owner name and date on lower corner of rear free endpaper. Last two blank pages have small corner clip at lower right corner. 380 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), some rubbing, light edgewear and tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An absorbing history of moneymaking and speculation through the ages, from the Roman Panic of 33 A.D. to the present period of nuclear fear and world apprehension. 023611

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The Philosopher's Kitchen - Recipes from Ancient Greece and Rome for the Modern Cook, Segan, Francine
18 The Philosopher's Kitchen - Recipes from Ancient Greece and Rome for the Modern Cook
Segan, Francine
New York Random House 2004 1400060990 / 9781400060993 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing with correct number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean red boards with white lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. As new condition. Pages and edges are clean and bright, clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautiful photographs by Tim Turner throughout the book, to go with inspiring recipes. 250 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "Pleasure is the beginning and end of living happily," said the Greek philosopher Epicurus two thousand years ago. This is a cookbook that will surely bring pleasure, for both those who cook and those who dine. 026057

Price: 30.00 USD
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Horses and Americans, Stong, Phil
19 Horses and Americans
Stong, Phil
New York Frederick A Stokes Company 1939 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Kurt Weise, Illustrator 
First Edition, with "Copyright 1939" on copyright page, 1939 in Roman Numerals on title page. Beige cloth boards with black title box on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Slightest hint of soiling (a few tiny faint spots). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Color frontis illustration ("Wisconsin Belgians") with clean tissue guard. Illustrated throughout with drawings and photographs. 333 pgs. with index. A fascinating book on the history of the horse in America and his relationship to man and our progress and achievements. 017297

Price: 20.00 USD
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Nicanor - Teller of Tales - A Story of Roman Britain, Taylor, C. Bryson
20 Nicanor - Teller of Tales - A Story of Roman Britain
Taylor, C. Bryson
Chicago A. C. McClurg & Co. 1906 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Troy and Margaret West Kinney, Illustrators 
First Edition. Clean rust red buckram cloth boards with white letter and clean unchipped color paste-on illustration on cover, white lettering and white cross in a circle decoration on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. Tiny name inkstamped on blank flyleaf. Gorgeous color frontispiece illustration tipped in; four additional full-color tipped in illustrations with green border, all pages have lovely decorative green borders. Illustrations and decorations by Troy and Margaret West Kinney. 422 pages. 022298

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