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The Ship Model Builder's Assistant - Publication Number Twelve of the Marine research Society, Salem, Mass., Davis, Charles G., Naval Architect
1 The Ship Model Builder's Assistant - Publication Number Twelve of the Marine research Society, Salem, Mass.
Davis, Charles G., Naval Architect
Salem, Massachusetts Marine Research Society 1926 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean hardcover book in original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with stamped gold 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. Illustrated with drawings by the author. 275 pages with index. Dust jacket is slightly age-toned, has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges (1/16th inch or less), one short closed edge tear, publisher's price printed on spine (5.00). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 027209

Price: 50.00 USD
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Apolcalypse Postponed, Eco, Umberto
2 Apolcalypse Postponed
Eco, Umberto
Bloomington and Indianapolis Indiana University Press and The British Film Institute 1994 0-253-31851-3 / 9780253318510 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
Clean unfaded maroon cloth boards with 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. 227 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A collection of Umberto Eco's essays on mass culture from the 1960s through the 1980s, including major pieces which have not been translated into English before. Organized in four main parts, Eco looks at a variety of topics and cultural productions, including the world of Charlie Brown, distinctions between highbrow and lowbrow, the future of literacy, Chinese comic strips, whether countercultures exist, Fellini's "Ginger and Fred," and the Italian genius industry. 017522

Price: 30.00 USD
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84 Charing Cross Road, Hanff, Helene
3 84 Charing Cross Road
Hanff, Helene
Futura 1987 Reprint Soft Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean bright mass market paperback. No chipping or creasing. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 220 pgs. Made into a movie starring Anne Bancroft and Anthony Hopkins, this is the charming memoir of correspondence between a London bookseller and a New York woman bibliophile (Helene Hanff) over the years leading up to World War II and beyond. mass Market Paperback. Books about Books. 016918

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Accidental Connoisseur - An Irreverent Journey Through the Wine World, Osborne, Lawrence
4 The Accidental Connoisseur - An Irreverent Journey Through the Wine World
Osborne, Lawrence
New York North Point Press 2004 0865476330 / 9780865476332 Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean later printing of the first edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean white boards with ivory cloth spine, red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 262 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Enchanting, down-to-earth wine book like no other. Weaving together a cast of eccentrics and obsessives, industry magnates and small farmers, the author explores the way technological change, opinionated critics, consumer trends, wheelers and dealers, trade wars, and mass-market tastes have made the wine we drink today almost unrecognizable compared to the vintages drunk by our grandparents. 026420

Price: 20.00 USD
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5 Vogue's Pocket Book of Home Dressmaking
Vogue
New York Pocket Books 1943 First Mass Market Paperback Very Good+ 
Very clean bright mass market paperback, stated Original Pocket Books Edition. No chipping or curling. Very slight edge wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. 196 pgs. with index and 605 working diagrams. Sewing. 014980

Price: 10.00 USD
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Puritans at Home, Webster, Clarence M.
6 Puritans at Home
Webster, Clarence M.
New York Harcourt Brace 1936 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. Fading to edges. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name (Robert Webster, Boston, Mass. 2/12/41) on front free endpaper, and small number in ink at top free endpaper corner. 230 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has small v-shaped chip at top front panel edge (3/4" depth), a few small closed edge tears, very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An intimate view of New Englanders and New England. 018806

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Reason Why, Woodham-Smith, Cecil
7 The Reason Why
Woodham-Smith, Cecil
New York McGraw-Hill 1954 Fifth Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Fifth printing in illustrated dust jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with red title box and silver 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 bookplates. 287 pages with index, plus "About the Author." Clean jacket has light rubbing, very shallow edge chipping chipping; price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The extraordinary story behind one of the most fantastic blunders in military history--the terrible and tragic charge of the famous Light Brigade during the Crimean War. From a mass of unpublished papers, the author has unearthed devastating evidence as to why more than five hundred men met death in a charge that has since become immortal. 027232

Price: 15.00 USD
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