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Sir Harry Vane - His Life and Times (1613-1662), Adamson, Jack H.
1 Sir Harry Vane - His Life and Times (1613-1662)
Adamson, Jack H.
Boston Gambit 1973 0876450648 / 9780876450642 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Printing in original unclipped jacket. Red cloth boards with blue cloth spine, 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 clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. 498 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped, has several short closed edge tears, small shallow chip at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Emissar of Charles the First, second governor of Massachusetts, pillar of the Protectorate, and victim of Charles the Second, atypical Puritan and passionate lover, Sir Harry Vane was a man of peace who initiated genocide in the New World and found martyrdom in the Old. His experience reaches from Indian wigwam to royal palace. This is an unparalleled picture of a formative age which is with us yet. 026034

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Riding High - The Complete Guide to Show Jumping, Ansell, Colonel Sir Mike
2 Riding High - The Complete Guide to Show Jumping
Ansell, Colonel Sir Mike
London Peter Davies 1974 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition, in clean unchipped jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean red top-stained page edges. Clean red endpapers; ink-stamp of horseman's book shop at base of front free endpaper. 121 pgs. Illustrated with spectacular photographs and drawings. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, unclipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018853

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Duke of Puddle Dock: Travels in the Footsteps of Stamford Raffles, Barley, Nigel
3 The Duke of Puddle Dock: Travels in the Footsteps of Stamford Raffles
Barley, Nigel
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1991 0-8050-1968-5 / 9780805019681 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean orange boards with beige cloth spine, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 276 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with one tiny edge tear (1/16"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Tracing the travels of Sir Stamford Raffles, colonial adventurer of the British Empire era. 8 vo.. Adventure. 011072

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Sir Noble The Police Horse, Bonner, Mary Graham
4 Sir Noble The Police Horse
Bonner, Mary Graham
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1940 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean brown cloth boards with darker brown lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers (slight browning to edges); no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs throughout. 66 pages. Scarce children's book - the story of a New York City police horse from his colthood through his training, work and retirement. 021772

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5 Lady of Roanoke
Bothwell, Jean
New York Holt Rinehart Winston 1965 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Very clean brown boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean blue endpapers. 255 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, price clipped, with one small spot of surface wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 010437

Price: 20.00 USD
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Come the Three Corners - Achievements of the Empire Overseas Since War Began, Brittain, Sir Harry
6 Come the Three Corners - Achievements of the Empire Overseas Since War Began
Brittain, Sir Harry
London Hutchinson 1940 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First edition in original jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 222 pp. with fold-out map at rear of book ("The Navy's Colossal Task of Guarding British Merchant Ships at Sea"). Illustrated with 48 photographs. Clean dustjacket is price clipped at lower corner of front inside flap, has 1/2" chip at base of spine, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019961

Price: 20.00 USD
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7 The Perfumed Garden of the Shaykh Nefzawi
Burton, Sir Richard
New York G. P. Putnam's 1964 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First American Edition 1964" stated on copyright page, in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean light beige buckram cloth boards with red decoration and gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight dust-speckling to deckled page edges). Clean red endpapers, with previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 271 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (6.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears, some fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The classic Arabian treatise on physical love, Translated by Sir Richard F. Burton and Edited with an Introduction and Additional Notes by Alan Hull Walton. 018834

Price: 28.00 USD
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The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Carr, John Dickson
8 The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Carr, John Dickson
New York Harper & Brothers 1949 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, hint of fading to spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers (very slight browning); no names, writing or marks. 304 pp. with index. 019128

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Churchill Canvas: A Candid Autobiography, Churchill, John Spencer
9 A Churchill Canvas: A Candid Autobiography
Churchill, John Spencer
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1961 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with clean blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumpin or wear. Hint of slightest fading at base spine extreme edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 308 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Nephew of Sir Winston Churchill writes candidly about his life and his distinguished family. 015490

Price: 14.00 USD
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A Churchill Reader - The Wit and Wisdom of Sir Winston Churchill, Churchill, Winston (Edited by Colin R. Coote)
10 A Churchill Reader - The Wit and Wisdom of Sir Winston Churchill
Churchill, Winston (Edited by Colin R. Coote)
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1954 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded gray cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on spine. No wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers (small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper). Frontispiece photo portrait of Winston Churchill in the Cabinet Room on his seventy-ninth birthday. Constructed from his own sayings and writings and framed with an introduction by Colin R. Coote, with the collaboration of P. D. Bunyan. 414 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has chipping at top and bottom spine edges, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026675

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Art of Living Long - A new and improved English version of the Treatise by the Celebrated Venetian Centenarian, Luigi Cornaro, Cornaro, Luigi
11 The Art of Living Long - A new and improved English version of the Treatise by the Celebrated Venetian Centenarian, Luigi Cornaro
Cornaro, Luigi
Milwaukee, Wisconsin William F. Butler 1918 Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Very clean hardcover book. Unfaded brown cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean unmarked endpapers. Nicely illustrated with black and white plates. Frontispiece portrait of Luigi Cornaro. With Essays by Joseph Addison, Lord Bacon, and Sir William Temple. 213 pages. 027194

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The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World, Creasy, Sir Edward S.
12 The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World
Creasy, Sir Edward S.
New York Limited Editions Club 1969 First Hardcover Near Fine Joseph Domjan, Illustrator Signed
Limited Editions Club, signed by illustrator Joseph Domjan. with Introduction by Hanson W. Baldwin. Very clean decorated cloth binding with black title box, gold lettering on spine, in original slipcase. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. Signed, was "office copy" of the publisher. Illustrations in black and white and full color. 211 pages. Very Good+ black slipcase with unchipped label on spine; no cracking, tiny chip to paper covering at top left edge. 022784

Price: 60.00 USD
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Heaven Has Claws, Doyle, Adrian Conan
13 Heaven Has Claws
Doyle, Adrian Conan
New York Random House 1953 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Printing in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean bright orange boards with large palm tree decoration on cover, clean brown cloth spine with white lettering and small brown decorations. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean yellow endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 245 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, has age-toning, is not price-clipped (3.50 on front inside flap). Nice photo of author and his wife on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. With the spirit and zest for adventure that marked the achievement of his father Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, author tells vividly the story of an expedition he made with his wife to the Indian Ocean off the east coast of Africa exploring the wild coral islands of the mafia Channel and the seas of Zanzibar, Kilwa Kisiwani and the ruins of the Palace of Songa Manara. 026539

Price: 35.00 USD
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Great Cases of Sherlock Holmes, Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
14 Great Cases of Sherlock Holmes
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
Franklin Center, PA Franklin Library 1987 Hardcover Fine no dust jacket Mitchell Hooks, Illustrator 
Franklin Library edition - dark green leather-like boards with gold decoration on cover, gold decoration and lettering with raised ribs on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with all gilt edges. Clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Mitchell Hooks. 483 pages + "A Sherlock Holmes Atlas" at rear of book with 10 pages of maps. 024357

Price: 20.00 USD
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15 The Crossing of Antarctica - The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58
Fuch, Sir Vivian and Sir Edmund Hillary
London Cassell 1959 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and maps. 558 pp. with index. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has very shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/4"), slight soiling to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020347

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Pinafore Picture Book - The Story of H.M.S. Pinafore, Gilbert, Sir W. S.
16 The Pinafore Picture Book - The Story of H.M.S. Pinafore
Gilbert, Sir W. S.
New York Macmillan 1908 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Alice B. Woodward, Illustrator 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Blue cloth boards with unrubbed white tall ship decoration on cover with black lettering on cover and spine. Browning to spine and board edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean beautifully decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Alice B. Woodward, including 16 lovely color plates and numerous black and white drawings. 131 pages. 027175

Price: 22.00 USD
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Clash of Arms - Stories of Chivalry by Famous Writers, Grove, John
17 Clash of Arms - Stories of Chivalry by Famous Writers
Grove, John
New York Dodd Mead 1931 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Brown cloth boards with black lettering, crossed swords on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean with small ink-stamped previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Foreword by the author. Lovely full color frontispiece illustration by R. Wheeler. 309 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped, has chipping at top spine edge, several small edge chips and closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Timeless stories of the middle ages by Thomas Malory, Thomas Bulfinch, Sir Henry Newbolt, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Washington Irving, C. M. Yonge and more. 026594

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Saturday Book - 16, Hadfield, John (Editor)
18 The Saturday Book - 16
Hadfield, John (Editor)
London Hutchinson & Company 1956 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket and BOX. The sixteenth annual issue of THE SATURDAY BOOK. Very clean beige cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Decorated endpapers, with tasteful oval previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. Color frontispiece illustration "The Proposal" by Sir David Scott. Beautifully illustrated with drawings, photographs and color prints. Four colour plates engraved and printed by the Grout Engraving company, Ltd. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has a 2" closed tear near spine fold, is not price clipped (30s.net on front inside flap). In original illustrated sturdy box which is clean and bright, with tiny scrape to one corner, a little cracking at two lid corners, repaired with tape.. Contributions by many well known authors and artists, including Evelyn Waugh, Robert Gibbings, Laurence Whistler and many more. Subjects include poetry, exquisite crafts, ghost stories, travel, English fashion for men, courtship in clay, collectible snuff boxes, and more. 023677

Price: 25.00 USD
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Columbus Never Came, Helweg-Larsen, Kjeld
19 Columbus Never Came
Helweg-Larsen, Kjeld
London Jarrolds 1964 Second printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Second printing in clean unclipped jacket, SIGNED by author. Association copy which is inscribed to Bahamas' first Prime Minister, Sir Roland Symonette and his two boys, with author-drawn arrow pointing to their frontis photo portrait next to inscription. Author inscription on half-title page as follows: (Beneath title "Columbus Never Came": "Didn't he? He did -- and so did you three!! (arrow drawn toward photo of Sir Roland Symonette and two sons) - Best wishes from Kjeld Helweg-Larsen." Very clean blue cloth boards with crisp white and black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Illustrated with photographs. 240 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (4.00 on front inside flap), a few tiny shallow chips at upper spine edge, light wear to corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022930

Price: 35.00 USD
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Sir Christopher Wren: A Biography, Hutchinson, Harold Frederick
20 Sir Christopher Wren: A Biography
Hutchinson, Harold Frederick
New York Stein & Day 1976 0812818938 / 9780812818932 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean bright orange boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. 191 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, has a few tiny closed edge tears, is not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025700

Price: 18.00 USD
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