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Keepers of the Lights, Adamson, Hans Christian
1 Keepers of the Lights
Adamson, Hans Christian
New York Greenberg 1955 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean charcoal gray cloth boards with small yellow rectangle on cover, white lighthouse decoration and yellow lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Gray endpapers, with previous owner name and date neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 430 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (5.50 on front inside flap), has slight edge wear with a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The history of our lighthouses, lightships, and the men who guided those who sail the seas. 023388

Price: 25.00 USD
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Inspiring Lives of Sixty Famous Men, Ahlers, Lena C.
2 Inspiring Lives of Sixty Famous Men
Ahlers, Lena C.
Chicago Albert Whitman & Company 1928 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Benny Larsen, Illustrator 
First Edition in scarce dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with very clean unworn color paste-on illustration on cover. No fraying, fading or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. Illustrated by Benny Larsen. 288 pages. Clean color illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped (1.50 on front inside flap), has chips and closed edge tears, surface scrape at top edge from sticker removal (size of a nickel). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Brief, pointed biographical sketches, charmingly written, of the lives of sixty famous men worth knowing--including explorers, inventors, musicians, statesmen, authors, artists and patriots. Illustrated with pen and ink portraits of the various characters of the sketches. 026841

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Vegetable Diet - As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and By Experience in All Ages, Alcott, William A.
3 Vegetable Diet - As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and By Experience in All Ages
Alcott, William A.
Andrews McMeel Publishing 2012 1449423140 / 9781449423148 Facsimile Edition Hardback Very Good+ 
Very attractive facsimile edition of William A. Alcott's "Vegetable Diet" originally published in 1838. It was the first American book to advocate a vegetarian diet and the author was a founding member of the first organization to promote vegetarian philosophy, the American Vegetarian Society. Clean dark green cloth boards with gold border, lettering, and a color paste-on decoration. Gilt page edges. No bumping or wear. Green ribbon page marker. Clean marbled endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Introduction by Anna Thomas. 276 pages. 027227

Price: 15.00 USD
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Polly the Pagan - Her Lost Love Letters, Anderson, Isabel
4 Polly the Pagan - Her Lost Love Letters
Anderson, Isabel
Boston The Page Company 1922 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Signed
"First Impression, September 1922" stated on copyright page. Decorated American trade binding, SIGNED by author./ Very clean green silk cloth boards with gold and silver lettering and decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. Signed by author: "With best wishes - Isabel Anderson" on half-title page. No other writing or marks. Color frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. Illustrated title page. With a Foreword by Basil King. 239 pages + 10 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Author's first novel - a story which unfolds in the lively letters of a vivacious American girl traveling in Europe, and tells of the men whom she meets in Paris, in London or Rome, her flirtations and exciting experiences. 022563

Price: 120.00 USD
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Burning Gold, Andrews, Robert Hardy
5 Burning Gold
Andrews, Robert Hardy
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1945 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 403 pages. Illustrated jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, light foxing to rear panel, tinyblue ink drop to front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Historical novel presents a lifelike picture of the violent days at the start of the eighteenth century when piracy tried men's souls. 025595

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Madame Solario, Anonymous
6 Madame Solario
Anonymous
New York Viking Press 1956 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition (First Published in August, 1956) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black and lime green cloth boards with black lettering no cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 374 pages. Dust jacket is clean, has a few tiny edge nicks, short closed edge tears, not price clipped. Jacket design by Irv Docktor. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. At a fashionable hotel on Lake Como in 1906, the enchanting Madame Solario, a woman of worldly charm and mystery, is receiving the gallant attentions of the men and the envy of the women when her brother unexpectedly appears on the scene. Thrown together by a scandal in their past, they find themselves inescapably enmeshed. The author of this distinguished and fairly scarce novel has glowingly recaptured the scene of an age when life had graces now lost; the dress, the attitudes, the manners of European aristocracy in those years live in these pages as if the book had been written at that time. 026741

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Nothing So Strange, Arthur Ford (with Margueritte Harmon Bro)
7 Nothing So Strange
Arthur Ford (with Margueritte Harmon Bro)
New York Harper & Row 1958 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Book Club Edition in dust jacket. Clean blue boards with white lettering on spine. Very slight surface wear to corners at base of spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 250 pages with index. Dust jacket has very slight edge wear, clean except for faint water stain to rear panel edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Autobiography of a man whose psychic gifts took him into many countries among people of all walks of life -- scientists, churchmen, royalty and ordinary men and women. Here he tells why he believes everybody has psychic endowment and how they can learn to use it. 025776

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8 Lionhearts Heroes of Israel
Bar-Zohar, Michael
New York Warner Books 1998 0-446-52358-5 / 9780446523585 First Hardbound Near FIne Fine Jacket 
330 pgs. Nr Fine in Fine DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Clean and tight hardbound book; no names or writing inside. Remainder mark on bottom edges. Illustrated with photographs. A celebration of Israel's most courageous men and women. Clean, unchipped dustjacket has not been price clipped. 9-3/4" x 7-3/4". Israel. 003189

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9 In The Men's House
Barkalow, Captain Carol
Poseidon Press 1990 0-671-67312-2 / 9780671673123 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
Clean black boards with gray cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, binding is tight & square, pages are bright and clean. 283 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 004922

Price: 12.00 USD
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Humphrey Bogart, Benchley, Nathaniel
10 Humphrey Bogart
Benchley, Nathaniel
Boston Little, Brown 1975 0316088862 / 9780316088862 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Second printing in dust jacket. Very clean black boards with black cloth spine; bright silver lettering on cover, red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean red endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with stunning photographs and movie stills. 242 pages. Photographic dust jacket is not price clipped; very slight edge wear. enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An affectionate, funny, always perceptive portrait of the society blue blood who played tough men with more style and panache than any other actor in Hollywood, before or since. 023773

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11 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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The Hidden Wound, Berry, Wendell
12 The Hidden Wound
Berry, Wendell
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1970 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Printing SIGNED by the author in original dust jacket. Collectible quality. Clean brown cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean. Clean light brown endpapers - no previous owner markings. Signed "Wendell Berry" on tasteful bookplate on half-title page. 145 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has slight age-toning, price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "If the white man has inflicted the wound of racism upon black men, the cost has been that he would receive the mirror image of that wound into himself...I want to know, as fully and exactly as I can, what the wound is and how much I am suffering from it. And I want to be cured..." A powerful book. 027314

Price: 175.00 USD
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The Invasion of Canada 1812-1813, Berton, Pierre
13 The Invasion of Canada 1812-1813
Berton, Pierre
Little, Brown 1980 0316092169 / 9780316092166 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in original dust jacket. Clean ivory boards with orange cloth spine, gold lettering on spine; blind-stamped decoration on cover. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with maps by Geoffrey Matthews. 363 pages with index. Dust jacket has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine ends (under 1/8"), price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. To a small number of American leaders in the summer of 1812, the invasion and annexation of Canada seemed to be, as Thomas Jefferson confidently predicted, "a mere matter of marching." Yet two years later when this "War of 1812" was abandoned on the bloody banks of the River Raisin, the only Americans left on Canadian soil were prisoners of war, three entire American armies had been forced to surrender (one without every having fired a shot), and the British suddenly controlled all of Michigan as well as most of present-day Indiana and Ohio. In this vivid account of the war's first year and of the events leading up to it, Pierre Berton rescues a half-forgotten chapter from the story of Canadian-American relations and turns it into an engrossing, historically accurate narrative that reads like a fast-paced novel. Drawing on personal memoirs, soldiers' diaries, and official dispatches, berton portrays all sides of the men who fought the war. 026752

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How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous, Bragg, Georgia
14 How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous
Bragg, Georgia
Walker (Bloomsbury Imprint) 2012 0802798179 / 9780802798176 Later printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Kevin O'Malley, Illustrator 
Very clean book in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean glossy illustrated boards. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with black endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with fun drawings by Kevin O'Malley. 184 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Can't lick death, might as well have fun with it! Over the course of history, men and women have lived and died. Here are the stories of famous deaths from King Tut's ancient autopsy to Henry VIII's explosive demise to Albert Einstein's great brain escape, these pages contain all the gory details of the awful ends of nineteen awfully famous people. 026026

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Starship and the Canoe, Brower, Kenneth
15 The Starship and the Canoe
Brower, Kenneth
New York Harper & Row 1983 0-06-091030-5 / 9780060910303 First Paperback Very Good 
First Harper Colophon edition (trade paperback) published 1983. Clean color-illustrated cover (illustration by Abe Echevarria) with very slight edgewear, no creasing or curling. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean - slight yellowing - no names, writing or marks. Full number line on copyright page. 270 pages. The gripping story of two remarkable men, a father and son. One searched for meaning in the stars above, the other in the sea below. Freeman Dyson, world-renowned astrophysicist, dreams of exploring the heavens and has designed a spaceship to take him there. George Dyson, a brilliant high school dropout, lives in a tree house and is designing a giant canoe to explore the icy coastal wilderness of Northwest America. Here, Kenneth Brower describes with stunning impac their lives and their visions of the world. It is an extraordinary double portrait framed in the contexts of modern science and the natural world. 027732

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Moon Men, Burroughs, Edgar Rice
16 Moon Men
Burroughs, Edgar Rice
New York Canaveral Press 1962 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Mahlon Blaine, Illust. 
Very clean orange cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 375 pgs. Illustrated. Clean bright dustjacket is unclipped, unchipped, with three short closed edge tears at top of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Science Fiction. 008427

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Branding Iron, Burt, Katharine Newlin
17 The Branding Iron
Burt, Katharine Newlin
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1919 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original illustrated dust jacket. Clean yellow-green cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. Very slight surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated. 310 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. Dust jacketi s clean, with some small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The scene of this novel is laid partly in the Wyoming wilderness and partly in New York City. The story tells of the evolution of Joan Carver from a passionate and primitive woman of the mountains to a successful New York actress. The two men who influence her most strongly are her cowboy husband, whom she marries after a few hours acquaintance, and an over-civilized author, a man of the city who amuses himself with Joan. A thrilling story of love, hate, wrong, aned atonement. 025522

Price: 22.00 USD
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What Men Live By, Cabot, Richard C., Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard University
18 What Men Live By
Cabot, Richard C., Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard University
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1914 Leather_bound Very Good+ 
"Published January 1914" on copyright page. Clean brown leather boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. A few very light scuffs to spine, tiny closed tear (1/4") at lower spine corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Slight browning to outside edges of front and rear free endpaper from leather contact, otherwise clean, no foxing or marks. 341 pp. Author writes on the roles work, play, love and worship in the happiness of humanity. 021011

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Rivers of Fortune: Where Maine Tides and Money Flowed, Caldwell, Bill
19 Rivers of Fortune: Where Maine Tides and Money Flowed
Caldwell, Bill
Portland, Maine Guy Gannett Publishing Co. 1983 0930096452 / 9780930096458 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; very slight fading to edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 113 illustrations and maps. 262 text pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, very slight light rubbing to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Fascinating story of the great rivers of Maine...the Penobscot, the Kennebec, the Damariscotta and the Saco. This lively book sweeps through 300 years of Maine history, from the days of pioneer settlers to sea captains, river men and lumberjacks, to the merchant princes, shipbuilders and lumber barons who made millions from sawmills, power dams, textiles, luxury yachts and warships. 026850

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Three Men on the Left Hand, Chase, Ilka
20 Three Men on the Left Hand
Chase, Ilka
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1960 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean gray boards with pink spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking. Very slight lean. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 282 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge and corner wear. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 008975

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