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The Spy Went Dancing: My further Adventures as an Undercover Agent, Aline, Countess of Romanones
1 The Spy Went Dancing: My further Adventures as an Undercover Agent
Aline, Countess of Romanones
New York G. P. Putnam's 1990 0-399-13509-X / 9780399135095 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean blue boards with clean blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 319 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. American beauty, Spanish socialite, devoted wife and mother, spy: Aline, Countess of Romanones, made international headlines and bestseller lists with her dazzling memoir of World War II OSS adventures, "The Spy Wore Red". Now she returns with a tale of danger and intrigue even more exciting than the first. 8vo. Espionage. 013227

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Emissaries: The Overseas Work of The American YWCA 1895-1970, Boyd, Nancy
2 Emissaries: The Overseas Work of The American YWCA 1895-1970
Boyd, Nancy
New York, New York, U.S.A. The Woman's Press 1986 0-9614878-0-1 / 9780961487805 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 337 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has several closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Between 1895 and 1970 9ver 800 professional female staff served overseas as educators, social workers, public health experts, camp directors, managers of hostels, and agricultural advisors. All served under the YWCA rubric, and this book outlines their mission and circumstances which were arduous, sometimes dangerous, and occasionally fatal. Approx. 6-1/2" x 9-1/2". Religion. 016925

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Handbook of Northern France, Davis, William Morris
3 Handbook of Northern France
Davis, William Morris
Cambridge Harvard University Press 1918 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Scarce copy in dustjacket. Clean unfaded yellow-beige cloth boards with crisp black 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 marks. 174 pgs. Illustrated with detailed maps. Scarce dustjacket has a few tiny edge chips, very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A handbook for army officers on foreign service in France with detailed geographical maps of the region northeast of the Seine and a brief account of the adjacent portions of Belgium and western Germany. 12mo. France. 016901

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You Can Master Life, Gilkey, James Gordon
4 You Can Master Life
Gilkey, James Gordon
New York Macmillan 1934 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, published September, 1934 in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean burgundy red cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names,writing or marks. 186 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (1.75 at to of front inside flap), small corner clip at bottom of front inside flap. Age-toning to spine, slight age-toning to front and rear panel; very shallow wear at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Very scarce book - a guide to mastering the problems of life by pastor of the South Congregational Church of Springfield, Massachusetts who was a regular speaker at many of the colleges and preparatory schools throughout the East. Dr. Gilkey was one of the first ministers in New England to send out sermons by radio - from 1923 to 1932 the morning service from his church was broadcastregularly through Stations WBZ and WBZA. 025129

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The Return to Camelot: Chivalry and the English Gentleman, Girouard, Mark
5 The Return to Camelot: Chivalry and the English Gentleman
Girouard, Mark
Yale University Press 1981 0300027397 / 9780300027396 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Book size is approx. 8" x 10". Clean green cloth-covered boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Lavishly illustrated in full color and black & white. 312 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Toward the end of the 18th Century, England was witness to a fascinating phenomenon: the revival of the mediaeval code of chivalry. Until well into the twentieth century, the metaphors of Camelot and the mediaeval knight's concept of honour, bravery, service and self-sacrifice took on new meaning and shaped the character of English society. Here Mark Girouard traces the impact of of the revival of chivalry in all its various aspects including politics, sport, literature, art, love and war. 028245

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Bonaparte in Egypt, Herold, J. Christopher
6 Bonaparte in Egypt
Herold, J. Christopher
New York Harper & Row 1962 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, slight fading to edges. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with decorated endpapers (small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper). Preface by the author. Illustrated with maps, black and white plates. 424 pages with index + "About the Author" on last page. Clean dust jacket has slight edge wear, not price clipped, tiny loss from chipping at top and bottom spine edges (1/16"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The French expedition to Egypt which Bonapart launched in 1798 was one of the most exciting, most harrowing, most futile, and yet most fruitful adventures in modern times, and the three years of occupation left a lasting mark on Egypt. With the armed forces came a group of experts--the so-called Scientific and Artistic Commission--which included some of the most brilliant scholars and scientists of the time. In incredibly adverse circumstances, these men put their talents at the service of the army of occupation, of Egypt, and of knowledge. It was they who discovered the glories of ancient Egypt, who studied for the first time the colossal ruins of Luxor and Karnak as well as the Rosetta Stone, who surveyed the Isthmus of Suez with a view to building a canal, and who collected enough data to fill nine large volumes of text and fourteen volumes of plates. It was because of them that the expedition was something more than a futile and criminal waste of lives. 027980

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An Elephant's Ear: The Diary of an American Housewife in Africa, Hicks, Beverly R.
7 An Elephant's Ear: The Diary of an American Housewife in Africa
Hicks, Beverly R.
New York Vantage Press 1973 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition in original unclipped jacket, SIGNED by the author and with a letter signed by the author laid in. Green boards with unchipped silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Signed in upper left corner of front free endpaper by the author: "Best Wishes - I hope you enjoy it. - Beverly Hicks." Illustrated with black and white photographs. 108 pages. Clean dust jacket has slight edge wear, one short closed edge tear; nice photo and brief bio of the author on rear panel, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A delightful and honest picture of what life was like for a woman who went to Kenya with her husband to live in the 1970's. Bob Hicks, her husband, was a surgeon in the "Flying Doctors' Service" and assigned to Nairobi on a fellowship sponsored by the African Medical and Research Foundation. 028024

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The Up-to-Date Waitress, Hill, Janet McKenzie
8 The Up-to-Date Waitress
Hill, Janet McKenzie
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1923 New Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Very clean decorated American trade binding in original dust jacket. Brown-olive cloth boards with cream and black decoration, white lettering on cover, black lettering and small decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with half-tone engravings of tables, prepared dishes, appliances, etc. Preface by the author. 184 pages. Dust jacket has large edge chips, a few closed edge tears, but clean and attractive in archival quality mylar cover. A peek into what life was like in households with staff in the 1920's. Duties of the wait staff; the dining room and the pantry and their furnishings; care of the pantry and dining room; styles of serving meals; afternoon tea; rules of good service; carving; picnic baskets and traveler's lunch; care of lamps; care of sleeping rooms; serving meals without a maid (!). 024327

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Little Masks, Holdsworth, Irene
9 Little Masks
Holdsworth, Irene
London Seeley Service & Co. Ltd. Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 62 pgs. illustrated with photographs. No additional printings listed. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one very short closed edge tear near top of spine, hint of dulling to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Cats. 013769

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Peace Corps Experience, Hoopes, Roy
10 The Peace Corps Experience
Hoopes, Roy
New York Clarkson N. Potter 1968 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in unclipped original jacket. Clean black boards with clean green cloth spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 309 pgs. with over 350 photographs. Preface by Hubert H. Humphrey. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very small chip at upper rear spine corner (size of small pea), 3" closed diagonal tear at base of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The life of a Peace Corps volunteer from initial application, through training and service, to separation from the Corps. Told in the Volunteers' own words and in photographs of them in the field. 018764

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The Secret Service Man, Horler, Sydney
11 The Secret Service Man
Horler, Sydney
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1930 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Pink cloth boards with black diamond on front cover, black lettering on spine. Slight sunning to spine, no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 295 pgs. 006456

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Funeral and the Mourners - Pastoral Care of the Bereaved, Irion, Paul E.
12 The Funeral and the Mourners - Pastoral Care of the Bereaved
Irion, Paul E.
Abingdon Press 1954 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Gray cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, very slight hint of browning to board edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 186 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has shallow edge chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A thoughtful, sensitive study showing how the funeral service can help make bereavement a source of strength and readjustment instead of a severe disintegration of faith and personality. 027017

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13 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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Man From Abilene - Dwight David Eisenhower: A Story of Leadership, McCann, Kevin
14 Man From Abilene - Dwight David Eisenhower: A Story of Leadership
McCann, Kevin
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1952 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with blue title box on spine, silver lettering. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Previous owner name neatly penned on back side of front free endpaper. 252 pages. Dust jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has a few short closed edge tears, slight age-toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Written by one of his close associates, this biography traces out Eisenhower's essential personality by finding the origins in his Kansas boyhood; his training at West Point; his long years of military service with MacArthur in the Philippines; and his efforts during the early months of WW II to secure a troop command. 025217

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On the Company's Service, Meacham, Ellis K.
15 On the Company's Service
Meacham, Ellis K.
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1971 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Samuel H. Bryant, Illustrator 
Very clean golden brown cloth boards with brown ship illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean blue endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 343 pgs. + bibliography. Dustjacket is not price clipped, very clean except for hint of light soiling to white rear panel, no chips, slight wear at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 011803

Price: 25.00 USD
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On the Company's Service, Meacham, Ellis K.
16 On the Company's Service
Meacham, Ellis K.
Boston Little Brown 1971 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with ship illustration on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Blue endpapers, with neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 343 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slightest hint of edge wear at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A magnificent novel of maritme adventure, and a fitting sequel to his prize-winning first book, "The East Indiaman". 8vo. Fiction. 015404

Price: 35.00 USD
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Ranger: A Dog of the Forest Service, Meek, S. P.
17 Ranger: A Dog of the Forest Service
Meek, S. P.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1949 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with illustration of dog on cover (red line drawing). Red lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 232 pgs. Clean bright DUSTJACKET is not price clipped ($2.50 on front inside flap), has a few very tiny corner chips and very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A lovely, collectible quality book--a story about a Labrador Retriever and his work in the U.S. Forest Service. 8vo. Dogs. 013875

Price: 125.00 USD
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The Marvelous Career of Theodore Roosevelt - Including what he has done and stands for; his early life and public service; the story of his African trip; his memorable journey through Europe; and his enthusiastic welcome home., Morris, Charles
18 The Marvelous Career of Theodore Roosevelt - Including what he has done and stands for; his early life and public service; the story of his African trip; his memorable journey through Europe; and his enthusiastic welcome home.
Morris, Charles
John C. Winston Company 1910 First Hardcover Very Good+ 
Large hardcover book in clean condition - size approximately 7-1/4" x 9-1/2". Golden yellow cloth boards with red and black decoration, clean unchipped oval photo portrait of Theodore Roosevelt on cover, unworn gold lettering on cover; decorated spine. Two tiny holes in front spine gutter, otherwise no wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound; pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Frontispiece photo portrait of Roosevelt. Illustrated throughout with many black and white photographs. 390 pages. Also laid in is a large folded "The Story-Life Picture of Roosevelt". 027989

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Flying Doctor, Noonan, Michael
19 Flying Doctor
Noonan, Michael
New York John Day Company 1961 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 191pages. Illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), no chips, one short closed tear at top of spine front fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Australia, who serve the residents of the Australian outback. Michael Noonan's novel is firmly based on the facts of the Royal Flying Doctor Service and the exploits of its ever-ready corps. Jacket design by Neil O'Keefe. 025480

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Border Patrol - With the U.S. Immigration Service On the Mexican Boundary 1910-54, Perkins, Clifford Alan
20 Border Patrol - With the U.S. Immigration Service On the Mexican Boundary 1910-54
Perkins, Clifford Alan
El Paso, TX Texas Western Press 1978 First Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket 
Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with clean dark green cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine, gold decoration on cover. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Very brief previous owner inscription on front free endpaper; no other marks. 127 pgs. + index. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Clean photo illustrated dustjacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has very small chip at top left corner edge, several closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Clifford Alan Perkins was only nineteen years old when he left his native Wisconsin in 1908 to move to El Paso where he became a post office employee. On January 4, 1911, he joined the U.S. Immigration Service at Tucson; later he was transferred to Douglas, Arizona and in 1913 to El Paso where he became head of the Immigration Border Patrol when it was formed in 1924. 017537

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