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Cairo and How to See It
1 Cairo and How to See It

Cairo, Egypt Les Editions Universitaires D'Egypte 1954 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on cover, silver advertising for Air France on rear board. Slight fading to cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight, pages are clean and bright. Small previous owner initials and date 1954 at top edge of front free endpaper. 187 pgs. with clean fold-out map of Cairo at rear of book (excellent condition). Illustrated with photographs of buildings and antiquities. "Welcome to Egypt" pamphlet from Air France in excellent condition also enclosed. Book details history of the area and important sites, architecture; itinerary for one day; two days; four days; a week. 12mo. Middle East. 012706

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2 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

Price: 12.00 USD
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Back to Arcady, Allen, Frank Waller
3 Back to Arcady
Allen, Frank Waller
Boston Herbert B. Turner & Company 1905 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, with "Published October, 1905" on copyright page, 1905 on title page. Decorated binding - green cloth boards with white and green sundial and roses illustration with green and white floral motif border. Unchipped stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Very light soiling - ink stroke to spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers (tiny date on rear fixed endpaper), gilt top page edges. No names, writing or bookplates. Tiny spots of wear to spine corners. 157 pp. with page decorations throughout; four beautiful tipped in black and white illustrations. 020585

Price: 25.00 USD
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A Kentucky Cardinal, Allen, James Lane
4 A Kentucky Cardinal
Allen, James Lane
New York Harper & Brothers 1899 Hardcover Very Good+ no dustjacket 
Decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards decorated with green tree branches, red cardinal, lighter green line border. Gold lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spots of wear to three corners. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with green top stained upper page edges. A few small faint spots to rear board. Faint previous owner name and date (1900) on front free endpaper. Four illustrations. 138 pages. 022762

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The Sun of Quebec - A Story of a Great Crisis, Altsheler, Joseph A.
5 The Sun of Quebec - A Story of a Great Crisis
Altsheler, Joseph A.
New York / London D. Appleton and Co. 1919 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with (1) on last page, in original unchipped jacket. Very clean unfaded brown cloth boards with bright gold stamped lettering on cover and spine, clean paste-on illustration on cover which is unchipped but has two tiny surface abrasions (each about the size of a grain of rice). Two corner tips have slight bumping. No fraying or wear to cloth. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Four color plate illustrations (including frontispiece) by Charles L. Wrenn. 334 pgs. Clean dustjacket with price on spine (1.50 net), no tears slight wear to one corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story of the French and Indian War, with interesting historical descriptions of Albany in 1759, life on a slave trader, a battle at sea between a sloop of war and a pirate ship and lots of woods lore. With the fall of Quebec, an adventurous young American, Robert Lennox, solves the mystery of his life. 018661

Price: 325.00 USD
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Out Without My Rubbers, Anderson, John Murray (As told to Hugh Abercrombie Anderson)
6 Out Without My Rubbers
Anderson, John Murray (As told to Hugh Abercrombie Anderson)
New York Library Publishers 1954 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Printing" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped original jacket. Dark blue cloth boards with yellow lettering on cover and spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean beautifully decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Frontis photo portrait of John Murray Anderson. 253 pages with index. Dustjacket is bright, not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), shallow chipping at top spine edge, light edge wear with short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The memoirs of a great Broadway showman, producer of twenty-nine major Broadway musicals, seven circuses for Ringling Brothers and four aquacades for Billy Rose, along with a multitude of movie stage shows, night club shows, pageants and motion pictures. 022395

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Return to Winesburg Selections from Four Years of Writing for a Country Newspaper 1927-1931, Anderson, Sherwood
7 Return to Winesburg Selections from Four Years of Writing for a Country Newspaper 1927-1931
Anderson, Sherwood
Chapel Hill, North Carolina University of North Carolina Press 1967 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean bright orange endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. Edited with an Introduction by Ray Lewis White. 223 pages with an Afterword and bibliography. Dust jacket is clean with some fading to background on spine, and 1967 written on front of dust jacket by a previous owner. A few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This book, which encompasses the years 1927 through 1931, is the first comprehensive sampler of Anderson's writings in the two weekly newspapers of which he was owner, publisher, reporter, copy writer, and printer. 025070

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The Four Cornerstones of Winning Golf, Andrisani, John; Harmon, Claude
8 The Four Cornerstones of Winning Golf
Andrisani, John; Harmon, Claude
New York Simon & Schuster 1996 0684807920 / 9780684807928 First Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Very clean beige boards with clean green cloth spine, 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. 255 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Foreword by Greg Norman. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Butch Harmon shares the secrets he's taught to Greg ANorman, Davis Love III, and Tiger Woods. 017741

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The Gorgeous Isle, Atherton, Gertrude
9 The Gorgeous Isle
Atherton, Gertrude
New York Doubleday, Page & Co. 1908 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Clean rust brown cloth boards with silver and gold cover decoration (woman with hat and shawl, butterflies fluterring around her head). Gold lettering and silver butterflies on spine. No fraying, binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean color illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Four color illustrations by C. Coles Phillips, including color frontispiece with clean tissue guard. 223 pages. 021654

Price: 50.00 USD
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Life on Earth A Natural History, Attenborough, David
10 Life on Earth A Natural History
Attenborough, David
Boston Little Brown 1981 0316057452 / 9780316057455 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with bright gold unchipped lettering on spine. Small bump to one corner tip. Very slight fading at top board edges. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Clean green endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs. 319 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, hint of light edge wear, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An amazing look at the history of life on our planet, the evolution of some four million species of living organisms that populate earth. 027890

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Little Abe Lincoln, Babcock, Bernie
11 Little Abe Lincoln
Babcock, Bernie
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1926 Reprint Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean Grosset & Dunlap edition in clean unchipped original jacket. Immaculate blue cloth boards with black illustration and lettering on cover, black 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. 272 pp. Illustrated with four black & white plates. Color illustrated jacket is unchipped, clean as a whistle, with a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An exceptionally nice copy of this book and dustjacket. 019898

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The Enchanted Typewriter, Bangs, John Kendrick
12 The Enchanted Typewriter
Bangs, John Kendrick
New York Harper & Brothers 1899 First Hardcover Good no dust jacket Peter Newell, Illustrator 
First Edition (1899) decorated American trade binding. Beige cloth boards with gold, orange and black typewriter decoration + two faces on cover, bright gold lettering on cover and spine. Spine cloth has darkened, with a little wear to spine corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Old previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper; circular blind-stamp in upper corner of title page. Illustrated by Peter Newell, including frontispiece. Small four-digit number in ink on copyright page. 171 pages. 027071

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Merritt Leads the Nine, Barbour, Ralph Henry
13 Merritt Leads the Nine
Barbour, Ralph Henry
New York D. Appleton Century 1936 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket George M. Richards, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, with (1) on last page of text. Clean orange cloth boards with small black illustration, black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front fixed endpaper. Four illustrations by George M. Richards. 256 pages. 024515

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Net, Beach, Rex
14 The Net
Beach, Rex
New York A. L. Burt 1912 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Walter Tittle, Illustrator 
A. L. Burt edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean light green cloth boards with white lettering, dark green line border on cover, white lettering on spine. No fraying 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. Four illustrations by Walter Tittle. 333 pages. Illustrated dust jacket has tiny chips at spine corners, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025537

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The Spoilers, Beach, Rex
15 The Spoilers
Beach, Rex
New York A. L. Burt 1906 Reprint Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Clarence Underwood, Illustrator 
A. L. Burt Edition. Decorated American trade binding. Very clean toast brown cloth boards with blue, black and white decoration, stamped black lettering and line border on cover and black lettering on spine. Very nice condition, no fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; previous owner name and date (1908) neatly penned on front free endpaper. No other marks. With four illustrations by Clarence F. Underwood. 314 pages. 024415

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The Concentrations of Bee, Bell, Lilian
16 The Concentrations of Bee
Bell, Lilian
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1909 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket A. P. Button, Illustrator 
Decorated American trade binding. Pale blue cloth with decorated cover (woman seated on deck of ship with man leaning on ship's rail in background). Black lettering on cover and spine, small decoration on spine. A few small faint spots to rear board. Binding is tight & square, no fraying, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Lovely color frontispiece by A. P. Button with clean tissue guard. 322 pages + four pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022237

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Ward 20, Bellah, James Warner
17 Ward 20
Bellah, James Warner
Garden City, New York Doubleday & Company 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Blue-gray cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with neatly penned previous owner name on front free endpaper. 160 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very slight edge wear. Nice photo and biography of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel which gives the stark picture of twenty-four hours in a surgical ward of a military general hospital. 026616

Price: 25.00 USD
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The House of Defence, Benson, E. F.
18 The House of Defence
Benson, E. F.
New York / London The Authors and Newspapers Association 1906 Special Edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket H. Ricahrd Boehm, Illustrator 
Very clean decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram in lower right corner of decoration on cover - HBM - H. B. Matthews). Clean brown cloth boards with black, white and red-orange decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with slight browning to endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated in Water-Colors by H. Richard Boehm, (four illustrations, including beautiful frontispiece with tissue guard). 318 pages. 024324

Price: 25.00 USD
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Meet Me in St. Louis, Benson, Sally
19 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

Price: 985.00 USD
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The Penderwicks - A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy, Birdsall, Jeanne
20 The Penderwicks - A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy
Birdsall, Jeanne
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2005 0375831436 / 9780375831430 Later printing Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
Later printing of the first edition in as new condition. Clean white boards with blue spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumpng or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with no names, writing or marks. 262 pages. Clean bright dust jacket with National Book Award gold seal on front panel; no wear, no tears, no chips, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025993

Price: 15.00 USD
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