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1 The Constitution of the Presbyterian Church of the United States of America, Containing the Confession of Faith, the Catechisms, and the Directory for the Worship of God

Philadelphia Presbyterian Board of Publication 1891 Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Decorated endpapers. Tasteful old bookplate inside front cover. Name in ink on front fly leaf. Pencil notes on blank free endpapers. Pages are clean and bright. 405 pgs. 12mo. Religion. 006309

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2 The Vegetable Growing Business

Madison, WI United States Armed Forces Institute/Orange Judd Publishing Co. 1944 Soft Cover Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
War Department Education Manual #EM 885. Clean gray wraps with very light browning to spine, 1" closed tear at top corner of spine. P/O name at top front corner of book and on front free endpaper. Binding tight, all pages clean and bright. Illustrated with photographs. 520 pgs. Very detailed, informative book on raising vegetables for profit. 8vo. Agriculture. 005363

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3 The Pizza Connection: Lawyers, Money, Drugs, Mafia
Alexander, Shana
New York, New York, U.S.A. Grove Press 1988 1-55584-027-2 / 9781555840273 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean gray hard cover paper boards with a four small pin marks, Authors initials embossed on front cover. Maroon cloth binding with silver lettering. Court room lay out on inside front cover and front free end paper. No names writing or book plates. Pages are clean and bright. Black and white photos. No cracking to hinges. 442 pgs, Binding tight and square, faint dust speckling to top of pages. Dust jacket is clean and bright, no tears, marks - enclosed in a new acid free mylar cover. 8 Vo. Mafia. 011295

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4 The American Guide: A Source Book and Complete Travel Guide for the United States
Alsberg, Henry G.
New York Hastings House 1949 Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Clean boards with two very small faint white spots to front bottom edge and top rear edge (smaller than a pea). Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking, pages and edges are clean. Maps on endpapers. 1348 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps. Very small P/O label at inside edge of front free endpaper. History, maps and suggested regional tours of the United States of America. 8vo. Americana. 005417

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The Last Resorts - A Portrait of American Society at Play, Amory, Cleveland
5 The Last Resorts - A Portrait of American Society at Play
Amory, Cleveland
New York Harper & Brothers 1952 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean Stated First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Green cloth boards with black cloth spine, red and white lettering on spine, small white illustration on cover. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean color-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings, wonderful photographs of the great resorts across America. 527 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has very slight hint of edge wear, no chips, small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028338

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Alabama Raider - A Story of a Confederate Warship, Anderson, Betty Baxter
6 Alabama Raider - A Story of a Confederate Warship
Anderson, Betty Baxter
Philadelphia / Toronto John C. Winston 1957 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket Harve Stein, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean illustrated dust jacket. Very clean light gray cloth boards with crisp red lettering on spine. No bumping, fading 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 by Harve Stein. 115 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has small chip at top left corner of front panel, slight price sticker residue at base corner of rear panel. Author photo and biography on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. True story based on historical facts of how the confederate warship ALABAMA attacked one Union merchantman after another for nearly two years until almost one-half of the Union Fleet had been destroyed. 026888

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Saints and Samurai: The Political Culture of American and Japanese Elites, Austin, Lewis
7 Saints and Samurai: The Political Culture of American and Japanese Elites
Austin, Lewis
Yale University Press 1975 0300018614 / 9780300018615 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean unfaded 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, with previous owner name and date at top edge of front free endpaper. 197 pages with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The effects of traditionally conditioned Japanese attitudes and expectations about hierarchy, personalism, and community--and of the American biases toward equality, legalism, and personal isolation--are explored in the patterns of group behavior and decision-making that predominate in each culture. 027042

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In the Days of Poor Richard, Bacheller, Irving
8 In the Days of Poor Richard
Bacheller, Irving
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1922 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket John Wolcott Adams, Illustrator 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original dust jacket. Red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine, blind-stamped hour-glass decoration on cover. A couple of small faint water spots to cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with previous owner name neatly ink-stamped on front free endpaper. Illustrated by John Wolcott Adams. 414 pages. Illustrated dust jacket has edge chipping and short closed edge tears, a few tiny nicks/scratches. Photo of author on rear panel with list of some of his books. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Historical novel of our nation's birth, and how it might never have been played out with Benjamin Franklin. 027427

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Two Battle Fronts, Baillie, Hugh
9 Two Battle Fronts
Baillie, Hugh
New York United Press 1943 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, inscribed and SIGNED by author. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with red lettering and illustration on cover, red lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers with no names, writing or bookplates. Inscribed and signed by author on blank fly leaf: "To Herb Cruickshank from Hugh Baillie". 139 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket with 1" deep chip at top spine edge (not infringing on title), maps on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. World War II. 016054

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Eyewitness to a Genocide: The United Nations and Rwanda, Barnett, Michael
10 Eyewitness to a Genocide: The United Nations and Rwanda
Barnett, Michael
Ithaca/London Cornell University Press 2002 0-8014-3883-7 / 9780801438837 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean light beige boards with tan cloth spine, black stamped lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 215 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. As new book and dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 011926

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The Libyan Arena: The United States, Britain, and the Council of Foreign Ministers, 1945-1948, BIlls, Scott L.
11 The Libyan Arena: The United States, Britain, and the Council of Foreign Ministers, 1945-1948
BIlls, Scott L.
Kent, Ohio/London The Kent State University Press 1997 0-87338-511-X / 9780873385114 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean dust jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 209 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Middle East. 012048

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The Vital South;  How Presidents are Elected, Black, Earl;  Black, Merle
12 The Vital South; How Presidents are Elected
Black, Earl; Black, Merle
Cambridge, MA - London, England Harvard University Press 1992 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, signed by author. Very clean sky-blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR: "For Dick Fenno, with great respect and admiration - Merle Black - March, 1999" Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped and has some minor surface wear to corner tips, small chip at bottom right front corner tip (size of pea). 400 pgs. with index. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Political. 014273

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13 Katharine Ordway: The Lady Who Saved the Prairies
Blair, William D.
Arlington, Virginia, U.S.A. The Nature Conservancy 1989 0-9624590-0-3 / 9780962459009 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Valerie A. Kells, Illustrator 
Very clean blue-green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 120 pgs. with index. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has one tiny (1/16") closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 9-1/2" x 9-1/2". 011116

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14 Travels of a White Elephant
Blake, W. T.
New York Taplinger Publishing Company 1960 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with "First Published in the United States by Taplinger Publishing Co. Inc., 1960" on copyright page. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, corners are sharp, slight bump at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Endpapers illustrated with maps; no names, writing or bookplates. 256 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very shallow chips at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An enthralling account of Major W. T. Blake's adventures in many remote parts of the world. 8vo. Adventure. 017420

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Pearl Buck's America - A Personal Travelogue by Pearl S. Buck, Pulitzer Prize Winner and Nobel Laureate-with 200 Photographs from Life Magazine, Buck, Pearl S.
15 Pearl Buck's America - A Personal Travelogue by Pearl S. Buck, Pulitzer Prize Winner and Nobel Laureate-with 200 Photographs from Life Magazine
Buck, Pearl S.
Bartholomew House 1971 First Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
First Printing in original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying 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. Illustrated with 200 photographs from Life Magazine, in full color and black and white, taken across the United States of America. 320 pages. Dust jacket is price clipped at top corner of front inside flap, is clean but has 2" closed curved edge tear, some surface rubbing to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026909

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Historic Summer Haunts from Newport to Portland, Bullard, F. Lauriston
16 Historic Summer Haunts from Newport to Portland
Bullard, F. Lauriston
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1912 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Louis H. Ruyl, Illustrator 
Nice First Edition decorated American trade binding. Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold decoration and lettering on cover and spine. Small spot of wear to one lower rear spine corner. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gold top stained upper text block page edges. Beautifully penned brief previous owner inscription on front free endpaper dated 1912. Frontispiece illustration with clean tissue guard. Illustrations throughout by Louis H. Ruyl. Preface by the author. 329 pages with index. 028379

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It's A Big Country - America Off the Highways, Burman, Ben Lucien
17 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

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How the Other Half Lived: a People's Guide to American Historic Sites, Burnham, Philip
18 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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Golden Wings: A Pictorial History of the United States Navy and Marine Corps in the Air, Caidin, Martin
19 Golden Wings: A Pictorial History of the United States Navy and Marine Corps in the Air
Caidin, Martin
New York Arno Press 1974 0405037554 / 9780405037559 Reprint Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Reprint edition in unclipped dustjacket. Large (9" x 12") book, rust brown boards with gold lettering on spine. A few spts of fading to front board edge, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers and edges; no names, writing or marks. 232 pp. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (35.00 on front inside flap), a few very small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Jacket is height is slightly shorter than book's. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A pictorial history of the United States Navy and Marine Corps in the air. 020220

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An Unlikely Journey - Waking Up from My American Dream, Castro, Julian
20 An Unlikely Journey - Waking Up from My American Dream
Castro, Julian
New York Little, Brown & Co. 2018 0316252166 / 9780316252164 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black boards with unchipped metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs. 225 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, has one very short closed edge tear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A candid memoir by Julian Castro, former Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development and Mayor of San Antonio, as well as candidate for President of the United States. 027776

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