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1 Proceedings of the Legislature of The State of New York Relative to the Life and Services of Roswell P. Flower

Albany James B. Lyon 1900 Hard Cover Good+ 
42 pgs. Good+ Green cloth boards with gilt portrait, decoration & lettering on cover. Pages clean and bright. Frontis portrait of Roswell P. Flower with tissue guard. Binding tight. Cover is lightly soiled. 003128

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Heroes of the Empty View, Aldridge, James
2 Heroes of the Empty View
Aldridge, James
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1954 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine and small illustration of man on camel blind stamped on front cover. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages, edges, and endpapers are clean and bright; no writing or marks. 428 pgs. Brightly colored orange dustjacket is not price clipped, has closed horizontal tear to spine and 2" vertically down to base along front spine edge. A few small closed tears along edges and some chipping to corners. Biography of author on rear panel. Jacket designed by Jean Carlu. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The Empty View is the desert of the arab nomad, the desert of revolt. The Heroes are the tribal Arabs fighting for their traditional freedom, and against the machine age and its politics. A novel of man versus time and change, the man of the story being modeled somewhat after T. E. Lawrence. 8 Vo. Middle East. 014463

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Signed with Their Honour, Aldridge, James
3 Signed with Their Honour
Aldridge, James
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1942 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Light blue cloth boards with red lettering on spine and front cover. Very light fading/soiling to spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square. Pages and endpapers are clean and bright; no writing or marks. 392 pgs. 014654

Price: 6.00 USD
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Ribbon Of Sand: The Amazing Convergence Of The Ocean And The Outer Banks, Alexander, John and James Lazell
4 Ribbon Of Sand: The Amazing Convergence Of The Ocean And The Outer Banks
Alexander, John and James Lazell
Chapel Hill, North Carolina Algonquin Books 1992 0945575327 / 9780945575320 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue paper-covered boards with green cloth spine, gold 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 with maps and drawings. 238 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (18.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022845

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A Kentucky Cardinal, Allen, James Lane
5 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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Our Father's War, Bacque, James
6 Our Father's War
Bacque, James
Toronto Exile Editions, Limited 2006 1550966359 / 9781550966350 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author, in clean unchipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers. No previous owner names or bookplates. Signed on title page: "James Bacque". 631 pages. Clean bright beautiful dust jacket (cover design by Michael Callaghan) is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024655

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The Life of the Ancient East Being Some Chapters of the Romance of Modern Excavation, Baikie, Rev. James
7 The Life of the Ancient East Being Some Chapters of the Romance of Modern Excavation
Baikie, Rev. James
Chautauqua, NY The Chautauqua Press 1925 Chautauqua Home Reading Series Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated 
Clean brown cloth boards with black border decoration and lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Very light wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Previous owner name on front free endpaper. Illustrations (photographic plates) throughout. Fold-out map in rear of book. 463 pgs. with index. 8vo. Archaeology. 007370

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Blues for Mister Charlies, Baldwin, James
8 Blues for Mister Charlies
Baldwin, James
New York Dial Press 1964 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with blue lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 121 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny corner chips at top and bottom of spine, slight edge wear, short closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Play. 013904

Price: 95.00 USD
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The Wonder-Book of Horses, Baldwin, James
9 The Wonder-Book of Horses
Baldwin, James
New York Century Company 1903 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, published November, 1903 with 1903 on title page. Clean brown cloth boards decorated with two horseheads, blue-green lettering on cover and spine. Very slight fraying to top edge of spine. Pinhead size spot of wear to top board edge. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white glossy plates. 249 pages with Explanatory Index. 025244

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Engine and the Gun, Barbary, James
10 The Engine and the Gun
Barbary, James
New York Meredith Press 1963 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket William McClaren, Illustrator 
Very clean charcoal boards with white cloth spine, black title box with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean red endpapers. 159 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, slight wear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 009378

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The Little Minister, Barrie, J.M.
11 The Little Minister
Barrie, J.M.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1897 Reprint Very Good no dust jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition. Decorated American trade binding. Clean green ribbed cloth boards with stamped dark green floral decoration, black lettering and line border on cover, black lettering and small green border decoration on spine. Light rubbing to corners, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner inscription (1902) on front free endpaper. A little cracking to paper at rear hinge (neatly reglued). Frontispiece portrait of James Matthew Barrie. 375 pages. 023783

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The Little Minister, Barrie, James Matthew (J. M.)
12 The Little Minister
Barrie, James Matthew (J. M.)
New York American Publishers Corporation 1897 New Edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
"New Edition", Revised by the Author, published 1897. Decorated American trade binding. Ribbed burgundy cloth boards with gold decoration and lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spots of wear to spine ends, small spot of wear to one corner tip. Cloth is quite clean, binding is tight, hinges are sound. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt upper page edges, clean blank endpapers. Frontispiece photo portrait of the author with tissue guard. 375 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. 026931

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The Story of the Fishes (Appleton's Home Reading Books), Baskett, James Newton
13 The Story of the Fishes (Appleton's Home Reading Books)
Baskett, James Newton
New York D. Appleton 1899 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
1899 on title page and copyright page. Clean moss green cloth boards with black stamped lettering and decoration opn cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small oval stamp of "Davenport Academy of Sciences" near top of front free endpaper. Also a small inventory number near top edge of FFE. Gorgeous irridescent full color frontispiece illustration (American food fishes) with tissue guard. Many wonderful black and white illustrations throughout. 297 pages with index. Size approx. 5" x 7-1/2". An amazing book with great information and detail, along with excellent illustrations. 025067

Price: 65.00 USD
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The Evergreens - How to select, plant, transplant, cultivate and care for all types of evergreen trees and shrubs, Beale, James H.
14 The Evergreens - How to select, plant, transplant, cultivate and care for all types of evergreen trees and shrubs
Beale, James H.
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1960 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean unfaded cloth boards in yellow-green and green, green lettering on cover, silver 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 bookplates. Illustrated with many black and white photographs. 285 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, nice photo of author on rear panel, tiny bit of rubbing to corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027173

Price: 18.00 USD
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Pinkerton's Great Detective: The Amazing Life and Times of James McParland, Beau Riffenburgh
15 Pinkerton's Great Detective: The Amazing Life and Times of James McParland
Beau Riffenburgh
New York Viking 2013 0670025461 / 9780670025466 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Gift quality, as new condition. Clean dove gray boards with charcoal spine, red stamped lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 384 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author presents the first biography of Mcparland and the agency's cloak-and-dagger methods. Both action-packed and meticulously researched, this book brings readers along on McParland's most challenging cases. 026782

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Ward 20, Bellah, James Warner
16 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

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Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D., Boswell, James
17 Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D.
Boswell, James
New York The Literary Guild 1936 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with darker brown lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Tasteful bookplate on front free endpaper. 435 pgs. with index. Illustrated, fold-out map. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, has slight edge wear, one 1" closed edge tear at top of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Adventure. 008881

Price: 12.00 USD
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Boswell's Book of Bad Verse - Love Poems and other verses, Boswell, James (Edited by Jack Werner)
18 Boswell's Book of Bad Verse - Love Poems and other verses
Boswell, James (Edited by Jack Werner)
London White Lion Publishers 1974 0-85617-487-4 / 9780856174872 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean green boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 215 pages. Dust jacket is clean, corner price clipped (tiny bit of price still showing), no chips, hint of very slight rubbing and one 1/16" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Poems discovered by Jack Werner (editor) in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, written in Boswell's own hand on 100 sheets of high quality notepaper. With a few exceptions, they have never been published before. Mr. Werner has now collected the poems together, with an historical commentary as erudite as it is in itself an entertainment. 025153

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Boswell In Search of A Wife 1766-1769, Boswell, James (Frank Brady & Frederick A. Pottle, Editors)
19 Boswell In Search of A Wife 1766-1769
Boswell, James (Frank Brady & Frederick A. Pottle, Editors)
New York McGraw-Hill 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original unchipped dust jacket (Yale Edition). Clean blue boards with dark blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name and date neatly penned in corner on back of front free endpaper. 390 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (6.00 on front inside flap), has a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One of the "Yale Editions" of the Private Papers of James Boswell. 025173

Price: 30.00 USD
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Boswell for the Defence 1769-1774, Boswell, James (William K. Wimsatt, Jr. and Frederick A. Pottle, Editors)
20 Boswell for the Defence 1769-1774
Boswell, James (William K. Wimsatt, Jr. and Frederick A. Pottle, Editors)
New York McGraw-Hill 1959 First Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean blue boards with dark blue cloth spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-decorated endpapers, blue top-stained upper page edges. Small previous owner name and place in upper left corner of front fixed endpaper (beneath dust jacket flap). Illustrations and two fold-out maps (Edinburgh and London). 396 pages with index. Clean bright jacket is not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), has small chip at base of rear panel, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025069

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