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SAINT CROIX NOTES - River Mornings, Radio Nights, Adams, Noah
1 SAINT CROIX NOTES - River Mornings, Radio Nights
Adams, Noah
New York W W Norton & Co Inc 1990 0393029050 / 9780393029055 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition (and First Printing, with full number line), SIGNED by author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean purple boards with lighter purple cloth 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. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: "To Gretchen - Someone who care about the weather - the animals and memories of the land - With Thanks - Noah 11/5/90." 221 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "This book is like bright, warm sunshine in the dead of a grey winter. Noah Adams can find the spirits in a river and in the woods and, describing them with freshness, making them ours. Saint Croix Notes is a powerful antidote to computers, telephones, and heavy traffic." - Clyde Edgerton (author of The Floatplane Notebooks). 025420

Price: 22.00 USD
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2 The Empty Shrine
Barrett, William E.
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1958 Early Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Black cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 322 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, a few small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. By the author of "The Left Hand of God", this is a novel of love and deep faith set on an island in the Saint Lawrence River. 8vo. Fiction. 009503

Price: 12.00 USD
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3 Man on Fire: A Novel of the Life of St. Paul
Blythe, LeGette
New York Funk & Wagnalls 1964 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Very clean yellow boards with light green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 376 pgs. Dustjacket has not been price clipped, is clean with two very light superficial rubs, two small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Religion. 006361

Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Visages De La Bourgogne
Bullier, Marie; De Saint Jacob, Pierre; Quarre, Pierre; Oursel, Charles
Paris Horizons De France 1942 Soft Cover Near FIne 
Clean softbound book with red, green and blue decoration. Many illustrations in color and black & white, plus fold-out maps. No names or writing inside. Pages are clean. No creasing or chipping. All text is in French. 7-1/2" x 9-1/4". French. WARD01589

Price: 20.00 USD
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Little Saint Elizabeth & Other Stories, Burnett, Frances Hodgson
5 Little Saint Elizabeth & Other Stories
Burnett, Frances Hodgson
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1890 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Reginald B. Birch, Illustrator 
Clean gray cloth boards with red, black and gilt illustration on cover, red and black lettering on cover, gilt, red and black lettering on spine. Very light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean chocolate brown endpapers. Fly leaf has previous owner name along with a couple of black ink drops from fountain pen. All other pages clean and bright with no foxing, no marks. 146 pgs. + advertisement. Lovely black & white illustrations by Reginald B. Birch. 6-3/4" x 8-1/2" 011828

Price: 40.00 USD
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Dear and Glorious Physician, Caldwell, Taylor
6 Dear and Glorious Physician
Caldwell, Taylor
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1959 Early Printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Early printing of the first edition, no dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black cloth spine, green title box with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear-through; unfaded with a tight, square binding, strong hinges - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 574 pages. Historical novel - the story of Saint Luke - one of Taylor Caldwell's most beloved works. 025739

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The Saint to the Rescue, Charteris, Leslie
7 The Saint to the Rescue
Charteris, Leslie
Garden City Doubleday & Co./Crime Club 1959 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean gray cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 190 pgs. Clean dustjacket has corner price clip, two small closed edge tears and one tiny (match head size) edge chip. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 010587

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Black Room At Longwood: Napoleon's Exile On Saint Helena, Clancy, Patricia Marie Kauffmann Jean-Paul;
8 The Black Room At Longwood: Napoleon's Exile On Saint Helena
Clancy, Patricia Marie Kauffmann Jean-Paul;
New York Four Walls Eight Windows 1999 1568581289 / 9781568581286 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing with full number line on copyright page in clean unchipped jacket. Clean mustard yellow paper covered boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with remainder mark at bottom page edges near spine. 297 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020042

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The Maid, Cutter, Kimberly
9 The Maid
Cutter, Kimberly
London Bloomsbury 2011 1408807629 / 9781408807620 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (First published in Great Britain 2011, with full number line), in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean midnight blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 289 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "Joan of Arc has been depicted as a heroine, a victim, a witch and a saint, but Kimberly Cutter makes of her a heartbreakingly real human being." - A. L. Berridge 026968

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Saint of the Dragon's Dale, Davis, William Stearns
10 The Saint of the Dragon's Dale
Davis, William Stearns
New York The MacMillan Co. 1903 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with maroon & black decorated cover. Very light corner wear, no fraying. Slight running to colors in lettering, very light soiling. Size approx. 4" x 7". Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Pages are clean, no foxing. 129 pp. plus 4 pages notes on author + publisher's advertising. This is a signed binding, with monogram C-box-X in lower right corner of cover decoration. 009022

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Wife of the First Consul, De Saint-Amand, Imbert
11 The Wife of the First Consul
De Saint-Amand, Imbert
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1890 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean dark blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. A few spots of wear to spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner name on front free endpaper. One page of introduction (page 5) has piece torn from edge, but piece is enclosed. 357 pgs. with index. 012673

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Fourteenth Century Mural Painting and Its Symbolism - Modernly Interpreted in Saint Peter's Church at Springfield, Massachusetts, Ferguson, Rev. George W.
12 Fourteenth Century Mural Painting and Its Symbolism - Modernly Interpreted in Saint Peter's Church at Springfield, Massachusetts
Ferguson, Rev. George W.
Pond Ekberg Company 1930 First Leather_bound Very Good+ 
Very unique hand-printed book with decorated binding. Limited edition (1500 copies). Black and brown leather boards with complex raised green, black, red and yellow decoration on cover. Slight chipping/wear at top spine edge, light rubbing to bottom spine edge. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers. Small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of blank front fly leaf. All pages are decorated in color and are clean. 71 pages. "Of this book fifteen hundred copies have been printed in the month of December and Domini nineteen hundred and thirty at the printshop of the Pond-Ekberg Company at Springfield, Massachusetts, with lettering and certain embellishments by Ruth Bishop Robertson". 027445

Price: 30.00 USD
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A Saint, More or Less, Grunwald, Henry
13 A Saint, More or Less
Grunwald, Henry
New York Random House 2004 1-4000-6149-0 / 9781400061495 First Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Very clean brown boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 234 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no wear or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Sixteenth Century France under King Henry IV comes vividly alive in this historical novel. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 012447

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Fireside Book of Flying Stories, Jensen, Paul (Editor)
14 The Fireside Book of Flying Stories
Jensen, Paul (Editor)
New York Simon & Schuster 1952 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fair to Good Jacket 
Second Printing (stated) in dustjacket. Clean cloth boards with no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front fly leaf. 464 pp. Dustjacket is not price clipped, but is a bit tattered with shallow edge chipping, tears at folds. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Short stories, fragments, vignettes, observations, essays, a novelette and a science fiction story--selected from the writings of the Age of Flight. Authors include: A. Conan Doyle; Edgar Allan Poe; John Dos Passos; Antoine De Saint-Exupery; Anne Morrow Lindbergh; James Thurber; Roald Dahl; James Michener, and more. 020013

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15 The Edge of the Chair: A Superlative Collection - some fact, some fiction, All Suspense
Kahn, Joan (Editor)
New York Harper & Row 1967 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. Fading to boards. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean black top-stained page edges. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 560 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A wonderful anthology of suspenseful tales by authors such as Antoine de Saint-Exupery, Graham Green, Jack London, Agatha Christie, Dorothy Sayers and other outstanding writers. Large 8vo. Suspense. 016759

Price: 18.00 USD
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Mirage, McKenney, Ruth
16 Mirage
McKenney, Ruth
New York Farrar, Straus and Cudahy 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Printing, 1956" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean blue boards (slight fading to edges) with clean black cloth spine, silver, gold and blue lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 726 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, unclipped (4.95 on front inside flap), has slight browning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An historical novel of love, fate and conquest in Napoleon's Egypt. In October, 1797, Remi Saint-Victor had served just four years of his sentence, "Solitary confinement for the rest of his natural life." After a miraculous release from prison, he returns to France, resuming his career of undisputed genius as a chemist. The degree to which he succeeds involves him in Napoleon Bonaparte's adventure into Egypt as one of his two personal secretaries. 021783

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The Last of the Fathers, Merton, Thomas
17 The Last of the Fathers
Merton, Thomas
New York Harcourt Brace 1954 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean green and black cloth binding with silver decoration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean yellow endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 123 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean (mere hint of browning to spine), unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Saint Bernard of Clairvaux and the Encyclical Letter, Doctor Mellifluus. 021804

Price: 40.00 USD
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Best Book of True Aviation Stories, Rosenbaum, Robert A. (Editor)
18 Best Book of True Aviation Stories
Rosenbaum, Robert A. (Editor)
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1967 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Kiyoaki Komoda, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition. Clean blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Illustrated endpapers; previous owner name in pen at top edge of front free endpaper. 284 pgs. Illustrated with drawings by Kiyoaki Komoda. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with short closed edge tear at top spine corner, hint of very light wear at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Seventeen true stories of aviation told in their own words by the men who lived them, including Charles Lindbergh, Eddie Rickenbacker, Antoine de Saint Exupery, Ernest Gann and John Glenn. 017516

Price: 15.00 USD
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End of the Spear, Saint, Steve
19 End of the Spear
Saint, Steve
Saltriver (Tynedale House Publishers) 2005 0-8423-6439-0 / 9780842364393 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean green faux leather textured boards with bright 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. 338 pgs. Illustrated with color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not clipped or chipped, no tears, no fading. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The inspiration for a major motion picture, the true story of Steve Saint, who was only five years old when his father was brutally killed by Waodani warriors, men from the most savage culture ever known. But in a story almost too amazing to be true, Steve eventually comes to know--and even love--the very ones who drove the spears into his father's body. 8vo. Adventure. 012938

Price: 15.00 USD
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Saint-Simon - The Memoirs of Louis de Rouvroy Duc De Saint-Simon Covering the Years 1691-1723, Saint-Simon (Desmond Flower, Editor)
20 Saint-Simon - The Memoirs of Louis de Rouvroy Duc De Saint-Simon Covering the Years 1691-1723
Saint-Simon (Desmond Flower, Editor)
New York Heritage Press 1959 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Pierre Brissaud, Illustrator 
Clean hardcover book in sturdy uncracked slipcase, Heritage "Sandglass" pamphlet laid in. Red cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, hint of slightest soiling to spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Thirty-two illustrations by Pierre Brissaud. 498 pages. Sturdy blue paper-covered slipcase has almost no wear, some fading to edges. 027213

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