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1 Yearbook of Agriculture 1928

Washington, D.C. U.S. Government Printing Office 1929 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Illustrated with photographs, maps and charts. 1145 pgs. with index. 8vo. Agriculture. 006572

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Meiji 1868 - Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Japan, Akamatsu, Paul
2 Meiji 1868 - Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Japan
Akamatsu, Paul
New York Harper & Row 1972 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean brown cloth boards with small silver decoration on cover, bright stamped silver lettering on spine. No fading, 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. Translated from the French by Miriam Kochan. 330 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, very slight age-toning, vertical crease to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025632

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The Automobile Club of Egypt: A novel, Alaa Al Aswany
3 The Automobile Club of Egypt: A novel
Alaa Al Aswany
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2015 0307957217 / 9780307957214 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition in brand new condition. Very clean yellow boards with deeper yellow cloth spine bright gold lettering on spine. No wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. 475 pages. Clean bright dust jacket has no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026206

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The Seas and Their Shells - A Collector's Guide to the Seashells of the World, Angeletti, Sergio
4 The Seas and Their Shells - A Collector's Guide to the Seashells of the World
Angeletti, Sergio
Garden City, New York Doubleday & Company 1978 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First U.S. Edition (so stated) in clean original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Translated from the Italian by Jean Richardson. More than 250 dazzling photographs in full color, arranged according to the geographic location in which the shells can be found and accompanied by descriptive notes that serve as an aid to identification. 334 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A collector's guide to the seashells of the World with over 250 full-color illustrations. 027505

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Cobwebwalking, Banerji, Sara
5 Cobwebwalking
Banerji, Sara
Bethesda, MD Adler & Adler 1987 0-917561-40-6 / 9780917561405 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition. Very clean beige cloth boards with bright silver 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. 155 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A children's novel about fairies, nature, and the power of love and imagination. 8vo. Children's. 016425

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A Window in Thrums, Barrie, J. M.
6 A Window in Thrums
Barrie, J. M.
New York Dodd Mead 1896 First Hardcover Near Fine No Dust jacket Clifton Johnson, Illustrator 
Very clean first U.S. Edition, decorated American trade binding (signed binding - GWE - George Wharton Edwards). Green cloth boards with gray, gold and black decoration gold lettering on cover, gold lettering and gray decoration on spine. Beautiful condition, cloth still has nice sheen. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Illustrations by Clifton Johnson. 1896 on title page and on copyright page. 272 pages with glossary. 022379

Price: 80.00 USD
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7 The New Wolves: The Return of the Mexican Wolf to the American Southwest
Bass, Rick
New York The Lyons Press 1998 1-55821-697-9 / 9781558216976 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean brown boards with black cloth spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean endpapers. 165 pgs. illusrated with drawings. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear or tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Nature. 010963

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8 In Africa with Schweitzer
Berman, Dr. Edgar
Far Hills, NJ New Horizon Press 1986 0-88282-025-7 / 9780882820255 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Clean gold boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 308 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has very light wear at top & bottom of spine and to one corner, very small closed edge tear (1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "A remarkable memoir by the U.S. surgeon who worked with Schweitzer". "A moving, in-depth portrait of one of this century's most remarkable men and of the provacative writer-physician who sought him out". 8vo. Biography. 007716

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Reaching for Glory: Lyondon Johnson's Secret White House Tapes, 1964-1965, Beschloss, Michael
9 Reaching for Glory: Lyondon Johnson's Secret White House Tapes, 1964-1965
Beschloss, Michael
New York Simon & Schuster 2001 0-684-80408-5 / 9780684804088 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean dust jacket. Very clean pale blue/white boards with blue spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 474 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Large 8vo. Political. 013222

Price: 12.00 USD
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So This is Trick Riding, Blumhagen, Bernie
10 So This is Trick Riding
Blumhagen, Bernie
Santiago, Chile The South Pacific Mail 1958 First Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in scarce original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with stamped blue lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear through. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages are clean (slight browning). Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front pastedown. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Betty Noel with 'Best Wishes' from Bernie Blumhagen, Trick and Fancy Riding." Illustrated with glossy black and white photographs. 174 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Photo of author on his horse and brief bio on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author was one of the U.S.A.'s greatest trick riders. Born in 1932 in Mandan, North Dakota, his colorful career took him from the famed Cheyenne Frontier Days through all of Latin America. This book is one of the only of its kind on the subject of trick riding, was written with the aspirant trick rider in mind. 024800

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The Confident Collector - How to Recognize an Authentic Antique, Bly, John (Editor)
11 The Confident Collector - How to Recognize an Authentic Antique
Bly, John (Editor)
New York Prentice Hall Press (Div. of Simon & Schuster) 1986 0131674870 / 9780131674875 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First U.S. Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated throughout with black and white and full color photographs. 224 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (19.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Informative and practical guide to deceptions, fakes and not-quite-genuine pieces to be found in the antiques trade, written by some of the world's leading authorities and illustrated with 500 photographs and drawings. 023440

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Images of a Free Press, Bollinger, Lee C.
12 Images of a Free Press
Bollinger, Lee C.
Chicago University Of Chicago Press 1991 0226063488 / 9780226063485 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in a clean unclipped dust jacket - book and jacket in as new condition. Clean dark blue boards with dark blue cloth spine, red metallic lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, all pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 209 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unworn, no chips, no tears, not price clipped (22.50 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Rich in historical detail, this book is an elegant, powerful guide to the evolution of our modern conception of freedom of the press and its strengths and weaknesses. 026386

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The Sword and the Miracle, Bragg, Melvyn
13 The Sword and the Miracle
Bragg, Melvyn
New York Random House 1997 0-375-50003-0 / 9780375500039 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition. Clean blue boards with clean black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Sharp corners, no bumping, hint of slightest surface wear at spine base. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 541 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Acclaimed epic novel first published in Great Britain, set at the tumultuous dawn of Christianity in Britain and Ireland. Large 8vo. Fiction. 016289

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Shots Heard Round the World - An Ambassador's Hunting Adventures on Four Continents, Briggs, Ellis O.
14 Shots Heard Round the World - An Ambassador's Hunting Adventures on Four Continents
Briggs, Ellis O.
New York Viking Press 1957 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Rudolf Freund, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean brown marbled paper covered boards with beige buckram cloth spine, brown title box with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with exception of glue mark between two pages (where a bookplate may have been). No additional names, writing or marks. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers, slight yellowing. Beautiful full color illustrations by Rudolf Freund, one of the foremost American wildlife artists. 149 pages. Dust jacket has age-toning, is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, 3/4" chip at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Hunting stories told with warmth and humor by Ellis O. Briggs, who was U.S. Ambassador to Brazil. Set on four continents including Patagonia, Czechoslovakia, Korea, Liberia, 022740

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The Cat That Came in From the Cold - The true story of a cat that learned to obey commands, Brown, Philip
15 The Cat That Came in From the Cold - The true story of a cat that learned to obey commands
Brown, Philip
New York Scribner 1978 0684159090 / 9780684159096 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Cute cat bookplate on front free endpaper (no name). Illustrated with full page photographs.112 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025460

Price: 15.00 USD
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No Duty to Retreat: Violence and Values in American History and Society, Brown, Richard Maxwell
16 No Duty to Retreat: Violence and Values in American History and Society
Brown, Richard Maxwell
U.S.A. Oxford University Press 1991 0195045106 / 9780195045109 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped dust jacket, SIGNED by author. Clean black boards with black cloth spine, unchipped metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "For John Baldwin, Always my Best, Dick Brown - April 16, 1992." 268 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An engrossing account of the idea of self-defense emerged, focusing in particular on the gunfights of the American frontier and their impact on our legal traditions. 024171

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The Redhunter A Novel Based on the Life of Senator Joe McCarthy, Buckley, William F.
17 The Redhunter A Novel Based on the Life of Senator Joe McCarthy
Buckley, William F.
Boston Little Brown & Co 1999 0316115894 / 9780316115896 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition with full number line, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean black boards with red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or fading, slightest hint of surface wear at base of spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 421 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An historical novel about Joe McCarthy and his crusade against Communism in the U.S. in the 1950's. 018862

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The Senator: My Ten Years with Ted Kennedy, Burke, Richard E. with William and Marilyn Hoffer
18 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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It's A Big Country - America Off the Highways, Burman, Ben Lucien
19 It's A Big Country - America Off the Highways
Burman, Ben Lucien
New York Reynal & Co. 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Alice Caddy, Illustrator Signed
Limited Edition, Signed by author, with "192 copies from the first edition have been specially bound and autographed for the friends of the author and his publishers. Of this edition each copy is numbered - 1. Clean red marbled boards with brown cloth spine, dark brown lettering on spine. Hint of very slight soiling to spine; no fraying, corners are sharp. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 278 pgs. Illustrated with 12 photographs and with drawings by Alice Caddy. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny bit of shallow chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A vivid travel narrative of America off the beaten path. 018090

Price: 40.00 USD
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This Heart, This Hunter, Burnett, Hallie Southgate
20 This Heart, This Hunter
Burnett, Hallie Southgate
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1953 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean decorated boards with clean light gray cloth spine, pink lettering on spine. Mere hint of slightest surface wear to bottom board edges, no fading, no bumping, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 310 pgs. Unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight wear, small closed edge tears at top and bottom spine edge, very faint soiling. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about the first year of marriage and the protaganist's coming of age against the backdrop of the South and the activities of the KKK. 8vo. Fiction. 015865

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