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Some Famous American Schools, Adams, Oscar Fay
1 Some Famous American Schools
Adams, Oscar Fay
Boston Dana Estes & Company 1903 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram AMS on cover - Amy M. Sacker). Red cloth boards with orange, blue and black decoration on cover, small blue and black decoration on spine. Tiny spots of wear to corners. Some pages have very faint water mark to top or bottom page edges. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Frontispiece photo of St. Paul's School with tissue guard. Many full page photographic illustrations of schools throughout the book. Preface by the author. 341 pages. Descriptions and photographs of nine American preparatory schools, their history and scholastics. 027866

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2 This Generation: A Selection of British and American Literature from 1914 to the Present with Historical and Critical Essays
Anderson, George K. And Eda Lou Walton
Scott, Foresman and Company 1939 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with blue circular title box on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Very small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper; no other marks. 975 pgs. with index of first lines. Includes works by Robert Frost, Henry Louis Mencken, George Santayana, Amy Lowell, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Gertrude Stein, Katherine Mansfield, Archibald MacLeish, Ezra Pound, Carl Sandburg, William Faulkner and many more. approx. 7" x 10". Literature. 016829

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The Mae West Murder Case, Baxt, George
3 The Mae West Murder Case
Baxt, George
New York St Martins Press 1993 0312098642 / 9780312098643 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean original dust jacket. (Stated First Edition with full number line on copyright page). Very clean dove gray boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright (slight dust-speckling to top text block page edges). No names, writing or marks. 196 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, slight fading to spine, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An excellent mystery from Baxt's series which combines masterly sleuthing with show business gossip. This mystery is set in Hollywood in 1936, when Mae West has the place wrapped around her little finger. 028232

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Metro Stop Dostoevsky: Travels in Russian Time, Bengis, Ingrid
4 Metro Stop Dostoevsky: Travels in Russian Time
Bengis, Ingrid
New York North Point Press 2003 0865476721 / 9780865476721 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige boards with beinge spine, metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; small dot (remainder mark) on bottom text block edges - no other marks. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean and bright with clean endpapers. 337 pages. Clean jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's fascinating account of her time living in Russia (St. Petersburg). 027248

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Meet Me in St. Louis, Benson, Sally
5 Meet Me in St. Louis
Benson, Sally
New York Random House 1942 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Beautiful first edition, first printing (stated "First Printing" on copyright page), in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean dark blue and deep red cloth boards with narrow gold horizontal stripe on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Clean red top-stained upper page edges. 290 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), clean, a little surface wear at top and bottom spine ends, very small brown tape marks near bottom of rear panel, small surface scrape at top corner of rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Amazingly hard to find in this condition -- clean, unfaded, unmarked and solid in a highly presentable original dust jacket. Basis for the film of the same name (1944) starring Judy Garland, Mary Astor, and Margaret O'Brien. In the year before the 1904 St Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York. 024115

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Highway Robbery, BIllheimer, John
6 Highway Robbery
BIllheimer, John
New York St. Martin's 2000 0-312-25247-1 / 9780312252472 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Very clean black boards with bright metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. No previous owner names, writing or bookplates. 290 pgs. Clean, bright and crisp dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 015612

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7 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

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Natural Philosophy of Cause and Chance - Being the Waynflete Lectures delivered in the College of St. Mary Magdalen, Oxford in Hilary Term 1948, Born, Max
8 Natural Philosophy of Cause and Chance - Being the Waynflete Lectures delivered in the College of St. Mary Magdalen, Oxford in Hilary Term 1948
Born, Max
London Oxford University at the Clarendon Press 1949 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First English Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 215 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028198

Price: 75.00 USD
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The Senator: My Ten Years with Ted Kennedy, Burke, Richard E. with William and Marilyn Hoffer
9 The Senator: My Ten Years with Ted Kennedy
Burke, Richard E. with William and Marilyn Hoffer
New York St Martin's Press 1992 0-312-09134-6 / 9780312091347 First Hardbound Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean unfaded black boards with clean unfaded black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner first name and date at top corner of front free endpaper. No other marks. 328 pgs. Clean birght dustjacket is unchipped, not price-clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Stated first edition. In 1971, Richard Burke, a freshman at Georgetown University, volunteered his services to the offices of his political idol, Senator Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts. Through ability and hard work, he rose in the next four years to become one of the Senator's closest staff members. An account of the author's experiences during his decade at the Senator's right hand--the history of a young man who shared the Senator's professional and personal lives during a time marked by exhilarating public achievements and tragic secret misconduct. 001929

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How the Other Half Lived: a People's Guide to American Historic Sites, Burnham, Philip
10 How the Other Half Lived: a People's Guide to American Historic Sites
Burnham, Philip
New York Faber & Faber 1995 0571198627 / 9780571198627 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Hardcover book (no edition stated) in original dust jacket. Brown boards with black cloth spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 229 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has one short closed edge tear, hint of very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Examines the history of minorities, manual laborers, women and people of color at more than thirty historic sites, including: Litle Bighorn Battlefield; Horseshoe Bend, Alabama; Deerfield, Massachusetts; Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth, Massachusetts; West Mystic, Connecticut; Mount Vernon, Virginia; Somerset Place, Croswell, North Carolina; St. Augustine, Florida; The Alamo, Santonio, Texas; Women's Rights National Historic Park, Seneca Falls, NY; California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento, California...and more. 027897

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The Boys of the Rincon Ranch, Canfield, H.S.
11 The Boys of the Rincon Ranch
Canfield, H.S.
New York Century Company 1902 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - DD - Decorative Designers). From the St. Nicholas Books series. Pale yellow cloth boards with orange and black decoration on cover and spine (signs of the zodiac around an image of a boy on a bucking horse). No fraying or wear, hint of very light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. 249 pages. 022966

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MILLAY IN GREENWICH VILLAGE, Cheyney, Anne
12 MILLAY IN GREENWICH VILLAGE
Cheyney, Anne
University, Alabama University of Alabama Press 1975 0817371613 / 9780817371616 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped jacket. Clean rust brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper, tasteful previous owner bookplate on front paste-down beneath jacket flap. 160 pp. with index. Dustjacket is not price clipped (7.95 on lower front dustjacket flap), a few tiny closed edge tears, very light foxing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020279

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Marcus: A Novel of the Youngest Apostle, Chinn, Laurene
13 Marcus: A Novel of the Youngest Apostle
Chinn, Laurene
New York William Morrow 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean beige boards with orange cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Tiny puncture to cloth near base of spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 370 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has very slight wear at top and bottom of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Religion. 013086

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14 The Unexpected Guest
Christie, Agatha (adapted as a novel By Charles Osborne)
New York St. Martin's Press 1999 0-312-24262-X / 9780312242626 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean pale gray boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are bright and clean. No names, marks or bookplates. 210 pgs. Clean, crisp and bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 005171

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The Highwayman and Mr. Dickens: An Account of the Strange Events of the Medusa Murders: A Secret Victorian Journal, Attributed to Wilkie Collins, Collins, Wilkie
15 The Highwayman and Mr. Dickens: An Account of the Strange Events of the Medusa Murders: A Secret Victorian Journal, Attributed to Wilkie Collins
Collins, Wilkie
New York St. Martin's Press 1992 031208207X / 9780312082079 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in unclipped dust jacket. Beige boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Wrinkling to page 103-104. 273 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped - enclosed in new archival quaity removable mylar cover. 028104

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Rough Cut, Cook, Bruce
16 Rough Cut
Cook, Bruce
New York St. Martin's 1990 0-312-05149-2 / 9780312051495 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 231 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with two short closed edge tears at corners, a few tiny light scratches. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. L.A. cop turned detective takes on the dangerous world of the drug trade. 8vo. Crime Fiction. 013608

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Suspension, Crabbe, Richard E.
17 Suspension
Crabbe, Richard E.
New York St Martin's Press 2000 0-312-20371-3 / 9780312203719 First Hardbound Fine Fine Jacket 
Fine in Fine DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Fine in Fine dust jacket - in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Very clean and tight hardbound black book. No bumping or wear, no previous owner markings. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, has not been price clipped. No remainder marks. 436 pgs. 003032

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18 The Rise and Fall of the Matinee Idol: Past Deities of Stage and Screen, Their Roles, Their magic and Their Worshippers
Curtis, Anthony (editor)
New York St. Martin's 1974 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying; mere hint of slightest surface wear to spine edges. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 215 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white movie stills. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with two short closed edge tears at top spine corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 7" x 10". Cinema. 014909

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Harvard's Secret Court The Savage 1920 Purge of Campus Homosexuals, De Quille, Dan
19 Harvard's Secret Court The Savage 1920 Purge of Campus Homosexuals
De Quille, Dan
St Martins Pr 2005 0312322712 / 9780312322717 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition: October 2005 on copyright page with full number line. Clean unfaded black boards with bright gold 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. 294 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with small (under 1") closed tear at top front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In 2002 a researcher for "The Harvard Crimson" came across a restricted archive labeled "Secret Court Files, 1920". What he uncovered was 500 pgs. of clandestine documents describing in detail an eighty-year-old episode in which Harvard University maliciously persecuted and harassed young men who were believed to be engaging in homosexual activity. It was a major scandal and one ofthe biggest cover-ups in Harvard's three and half centuries. 018146

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Behind the Scenes, Dench, Judi
20 Behind the Scenes
Dench, Judi
New York St. Martin's Press 2014 1250071119 / 9781250071118 First Hardcover Fine 
First U.S. Edition (stated) published November, 2014. Lovely glossy hardcover book with beautiful photo of Dench on cover. As new condition. No fading or wear, binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean lavender endpapers. Beautifully illustrated with color and black and white photographs throughout. 257 pages. Published without a dust jacket. 025670

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