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The Center: People and Power in Political Washington, Alsop, Stewart
1 The Center: People and Power in Political Washington
Alsop, Stewart
New York Harper & Row 1968 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Very clean black cloth boards with gold and silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 365 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with one very small closed edge tear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A vivid portrait of political Washington, a distillation of author's twenty years as a Washington columnist and top-flight political journalist. 016771

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These English, Braden, Bernard
2 These English
Braden, Bernard
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1948 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket John A. Hall, Illustrator 
First Canadian Edition in original dust jacket. Very clean rose red cloth boards with black title box, bright gold lettering on spine. Top and bottom spine edges very lightly bumped, no fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. 240 pgs. with illustrations by John A. Hall. Clean dustjacket has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An adaptation of Bernard Braden's C.B.C. programs of similar title, and was the result of thousands of requests from radio listeners tha these broadcasts be put in permanent form. Mr. Braden visited England in the summer of 1947 where he obtained interviews with people prominent in the political, economic and social reconstruction of England. 5-1/2" x 8". Great Britain. 016961

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A Gentleman of Courage, Curwood, James Oliver
3 A Gentleman of Courage
Curwood, James Oliver
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1924 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in beautiful illustrated jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with black lettering and line border on cover, black 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. Illustrated by Robert W. Stewart. 342 pages. Clean dust jacket has small corner chips, slight wear to rear spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of love and adventure in the wilderness of Five Fingers, a French Canadian pioneer village on Lake Superior in the 1890's. 021389

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The Little Green Book, Denman, Cherry
4 The Little Green Book
Denman, Cherry
New York Stewart Tabori & Chang 1990 1556701446 / 9781556701443 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (and first printing, with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean glossy illustrated boards - no bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautiful color illustrations by the author. Unpaginated. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In this book, trees grow from seedling and sapling, through maturity and fruiting to the falling, with reflections in poetry and prose by much-loved writers such as Wendell Berry, A. E. Housman, William Blake, Thomas Hardy, Sylvia Plath and Ogden Nash. It is a reminder of our responsibility to preserve our woodland heritage, and that by caring for our woods we care for the whole earth. 027324

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American Vineyards, Ensrud, Barbara
5 American Vineyards
Ensrud, Barbara
New York Stewart Tabori & Chang 1988 1556700105 / 9781556700101 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
As new First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Beautifully clean green cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, crisp white lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, all pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated throughout with 200 exquisite full color photographs, black and white photographs, 223 pages with index, appendix, glossary of wine grapes, map. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, no wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A journey through this continent's small regional wineries from Connecticut to California, capturing the romance and pioneering spirit that characterizes the growing number of winemakers in the United States, Mexico and Canada. 027290

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6 Boughs Bend Over
French, Maida Parlow
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1943 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Canadian in original dust jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean dustjacket has light chipping at top and bottom of spine, small closed edge tears (1/2" and under). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An epic story of an early Canadian settlement. 007634

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Eat Like a Wild Man - 110 Years of Great Sports Afield Recipes, Gray, Rebecca
7 Eat Like a Wild Man - 110 Years of Great Sports Afield Recipes
Gray, Rebecca
Minoqua, Wisconsin Willow Creek Press 1997 1572230886 / 9781572230880 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings. 302 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unworn, not price clipped (25.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "Becky Gray is Martha Stewart with a shotgun." - P. J. O'Rourke 025388

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Anything but Chardonnay: A Guide to the Other Grapes, Haddad, Laura Holmes
8 Anything but Chardonnay: A Guide to the Other Grapes
Haddad, Laura Holmes
New York Stewart, Tabori & Chang (Harry N. Abrams) 2008 1584796618 / 9781584796619 First Paperback Near Fine 
First printing with full number line on copyright page. Very clean softcover book with French flaps, size approx. 7-3/4" x 9-1/2". Corner price clip to front inside flap. No creasing, chipping or fading. Pages and edges are clean and bright; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated. 144 pages. A delightful, well-written book on all the varieties of wines you should be trying -- besides chardonnay! Organized by the the basic types of wine: red, white, bubbly and dessert. Clear descriptions of each grape and the types of wines made from it. Includes recipes for wine-friendly dishes, splashes of fascinating wine trivia. 025852

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What the Scarecrow Said, Ikeda, Stewart David
9 What the Scarecrow Said
Ikeda, Stewart David
New York Harper Collins/Regan Books 1996 0-06-039164-2 / 9780060391645 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, signed by author. Clean gold boards with clean black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean bright endpapers with no names, writing or marks. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page: "To Oliver - Best of Luck with your own writing & teaching - Keep the Faith! - SDI" and then flat signed below author's name: "Stewart David Ikeda - Feb. 14, 1998 - Phoenix." 445 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Epic novel of a Japanese-American family that begins with the birth of its hero aboard the ship that brings his parents to the United States and ends in the aftermath of a great national shame: the internment of Americans of Japanese descent during World War II. 8vo. Fiction. 015858

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The Country Kitchen, Innes, Focasta
10 The Country Kitchen
Innes, Focasta
London Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd. 1979 090645901X / 9780906459010 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Beautifully illustrated by Stewart Wal;ton, Tony Kerins, Liz Butler. 248 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Clear illustrated instructions and over 250 recipes for cooks who would like to make sausages, brew beer, cure ham, churn butter, press cheeses, dry mushrooms, bake breads and so much more. 027058

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Provence Harvest: With recipes by Jacques Chibois, Jones, Louisa; Chibois, Jacques
11 Provence Harvest: With recipes by Jacques Chibois
Jones, Louisa; Chibois, Jacques
New York Stewart, Tabori & Chang 2005 1584794348 / 9781584794349 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean bright unclipped dust jacket. Large book (approx. size 9" x 12"). Gorgeous color illustrated glossy boards. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean yellow endpapers. No names, writing or marks. With 40 recipes by award-winning chef Jacques Chibois. Photographs by Guy Hervais. 231 pages plus index, index of ingredients, address book, bibliography and acknowledgements. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024439

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St. Cuthbert's, Knowles, R. E.
12 St. Cuthbert's
Knowles, R. E.
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1933 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
First Canadian edition in original dust jacket. Black cloth boards with orange, black and blue decoration on cover (trees, church with windows lit up at night). No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Author associated inscription on front free endpaper reads: "Dear Mary Ann, As you were often here, and knew Mr. Knowles with pleasure I inscribe for you, on your birthday, one of his books - with love, Berta Hogg - 92 Glenmorris St., Galt, April 6th, 1950." 92 Glenmorris Street, Cambridge (then known as Galt), Ontario, was the home of Robert E. Knowles. 339 pages. Dust jacket has a few very tiny chips, light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023246

Price: 50.00 USD
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Country Colic, Lawson, Robert
13 Country Colic
Lawson, Robert
Toronto McClelland and Stewart 1944 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with cream lettering and small worm-eaten apple decoration on cover, cream lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by the author. 70 pages. Clean dust jacket has one shallow edge chip at top edge of front panel (1/4" deep, 1" wide), several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024613

Price: 60.00 USD
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You're Only Human Once, Moore, Grace
14 You're Only Human Once
Moore, Grace
Garden City, NY Doubleday Doran 1944 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in original illustrated dust jacket. Gray cloth boards with small red decoration on cover, red lettering on spine. Slight fading to bottom spine edge and adjacent corners. No fraying, binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Boldly signed by author "Grace Moore - April 1944" on front free endpaper. 275 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges (1/4"), very small chip at top rear corner tip, a few short closed edge tears. Lovely photo of author on rear panel where she promotes purchasing War Bonds. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Exciting biography of one of America's most fabulous prima donnas who was equally successful in opera and on the concert stage. The book is filled with stories of her Paris days and her contacts with the likes of Noel Coward, Irving Berlin, Alex Woollcott, Donald Ogden Stewart, F. Scott Fitzgerald and more. 025618

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Moreau de St. Mery's American Journey 1793-1798, Moreau de St. Mery (Roberts, Kenneth and Anna M. Roberts, Editors)
15 Moreau de St. Mery's American Journey 1793-1798
Moreau de St. Mery (Roberts, Kenneth and Anna M. Roberts, Editors)
Garden City, New York Doubleday & Company 1947 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Later printing of the first edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Translated and Edited by Kenneth Roberts and Anna M. Roberts; Preface by Kenneth Roberts; Introduction by Stewart L. Mims. Color frontispiece painting by James Bingham. Very clean rust brown buckram cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 394 pages with index. Clean illustrated jacket is unchipped, some wear and tiny tears at base of spine, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Moreau's journal is filled with intimate details about life in America when the Republic was young. He discusses with candor the prevalence of divorce, cost of confinement, the shameless behavior of French emigres toward their American hosts, the prudery of the average American woman, the prevalence of prostitution. Much that is in this book had never before been mentioned in narratives about early America, and all the color and delicacy of the original have been brilliantly preserved in the Robertses' translation. 027570

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The Night Country, O'Nan, Stewart
16 The Night Country
O'Nan, Stewart
New York Farrar, Strauss & Giroux 2003 0-374-22215-0 / 9780374222154 First Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Very clean black boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 229 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, no wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 013029

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The Speed Queen, O'Nan, Stewart
17 The Speed Queen
O'Nan, Stewart
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1997 0-385-48701-0 / 9780385487016 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean black boards with white title box on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean black endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 212 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. As new condition - gift quality. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 012335

Price: 25.00 USD
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Handwriting, Ondaatje, Michael
18 Handwriting
Ondaatje, Michael
Toronto, Ontario, Canada McClelland & Stewart 1998 0771068778 / 9780771068775 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket - as new condition. Clean gray boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 78 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024371

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Spymaster, Oppenheim, E. Phillips
19 The Spymaster
Oppenheim, E. Phillips
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1938 Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Boards are clean, with a few spots of superficial wear to cloth at edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 300 pgs. No statement of edition; no additional printings listed. 5-1/2" x 8". Fiction. 017013

Price: 12.00 USD
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Searchers at the Gulf, Russell, Franklin
20 Searchers at the Gulf
Russell, Franklin
Toronto McClelland and Stewart Limited 1970 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Black cloth boards with black lettering on 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. 222 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear a a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. By the author of "The Secret Islands" and "Watchers at the Pond", the area described by Franklin Russsell in this book is an astonishing, mysterious place of ice and thaw, gale and calm, all set against tide and undercurrent and the movements of myriad creatures in the cycle of one year. 025655

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