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The Automobile Club of Egypt: A novel, Alaa Al Aswany
1 The Automobile Club of Egypt: A novel
Alaa Al Aswany
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2015 0307957217 / 9780307957214 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition in brand new condition. Very clean yellow boards with deeper yellow cloth spine bright gold lettering on spine. No wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. 475 pages. Clean bright dust jacket has no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026206

Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Boysi Himself
Allan, Glenn
New York Samuel Curl, Inc. 1946 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean gray cloth boards with blue-black lettering on cover and spine. Slight surface wear to top and bottom spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; clean endpapers -- no names, writing or marks. 267 pgs. Color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear and short closed edge tears, slightest hint of light soiling. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. First book appearance of "Boysi" the African American cook and self-elected manager of the Oates family; Glenn Allan's widely loved stories about Boysi first appeared in the Saturday Evening Post. 8vo. Fiction. 015204

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Andrews County History 1876 - 1978, Andrews County Heritage Committee
3 Andrews County History 1876 - 1978
Andrews County Heritage Committee
Andrews, Texas Andrews County Heritage Committee 1978 First Hardcover Near Fine 
Stated First Edition, First Printing. Clean faux leather brown boards with elaborate gold stamped design on cover, gold lettering and small decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings. 488 pages with index. Large book - approx. size is 9" x 11-1/2". A really attractive, solid copy. A complete history of Andrews County, Texas, with everything from Indian history to family histories and photos, ranch layouts and history, oil camps, history of the post offices, schools, businesses, and more. 025242

Price: 75.00 USD
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Andrews County History 1876 - 1978, Andrews County Heritage Committee
4 Andrews County History 1876 - 1978
Andrews County Heritage Committee
Andrews, Texas Andrews County Heritage Committee 1978 First Hardcover Very Good 
Stated First Edition, First Printing. Clean faux leather brown boards with elaborate gold stamped design on cover, gold lettering and small decoration on spine. Closed tear to lower spine has been carefully repaired. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings. 488 pages with index. Large book - approx. size is 9" x 11-1/2". A complete history of Andrews County, Texas, with everything from Indian history to family histories and photos, ranch layouts and history, oil camps, history of the post offices, schools, businesses, and more. 025243

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Fear, War and the Bomb - Military and Political Consequences of Atomic Energy, Blackett, P.M.S.
5 Fear, War and the Bomb - Military and Political Consequences of Atomic Energy
Blackett, P.M.S.
New York Whittlesey House - McGraw Hill 1949 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First American edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with green lettering on spine. Tiny spot of wear to each of the lower corner tips. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 244 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, has some edge wear, small corner chip at top left corner of front panel, surface scrape to lower spine. Author's photo on rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A brilliant analysis of the problem posed by the discovery of atomic energy, which became a milestone in post-Hiroshima thinking, by the 1948 Nobel Prize Winner. 024801

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6 The Post-Girl
Booth, Edward C.
New York The Century Co. 1908 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket 
First Edition. Very clean gray/green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumped corners, binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner inscription and date (1908) on front free endpaper. Color frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 469 pp. 004120

Price: 7.00 USD
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These English, Braden, Bernard
7 These English
Braden, Bernard
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1948 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket John A. Hall, Illustrator 
First Canadian Edition in original dust jacket. Very clean rose red cloth boards with black title box, bright gold lettering on spine. Top and bottom spine edges very lightly bumped, no fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. 240 pgs. with illustrations by John A. Hall. Clean dustjacket has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An adaptation of Bernard Braden's C.B.C. programs of similar title, and was the result of thousands of requests from radio listeners tha these broadcasts be put in permanent form. Mr. Braden visited England in the summer of 1947 where he obtained interviews with people prominent in the political, economic and social reconstruction of England. 5-1/2" x 8". Great Britain. 016961

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The Gobbler Called, Davis, Verne
8 The Gobbler Called
Davis, Verne
Ne York William Morrow 1963 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Ezra Jack Keats, Illustrator 
Very clean gold cloth boards with rifle and coonskin cap illustration, brown lettering on cover; brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 160 pgs. nicely illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears; enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a boy who lives in a post-revolutionary settlement in Kentucky, and is forced to become the man of his family. 6-1/2" x 8-1/2". Children's. 012527

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West of the Dateline, Duffus, R. L.
9 West of the Dateline
Duffus, R. L.
New York W. W. Norton 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean green boards with blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 191 pgs. Clean dustjacket is corner clipped on front flap but price is still present; no chipping, one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Retired from his post as editorial writer on the New York Times, the author and his wife set off on a Pacific journey, visiting the Hawaiian Islands, Japan, Hong Kong, Manila, Samboanga, Port Moresby, Australia, and New Zealand. "In his characteristic style, Mr. Duffus writes with wit, enthusiasm, an insight about their companions, the people they met and fondly remember, the charm and surprise of new places and different societies." 8vo. Adventure. 012037

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Tin Drum, Grass, Gunter
10 The Tin Drum
Grass, Gunter
New York Pantheon 1962 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Book has all first edition indications (red cloth binding, black top stained upper text block edges, deckled fore-edges, no additional printings listed). Clean red cloth boards with small black decoration on cover, gold and black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Very slight fading to upper corner spine edge. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Small note in pen at upper corner of rear free endpaper dated 1965. Translated from the German by Ralph Manheim. 592 pages with glossary. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), 1" closed tear at top rear spine fold edge, slight fading to red author name on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The most highly acclaimed novel of post-war Germany. 026320

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Elegy (Elegy Written in a Country Church-Yard), Gray, Thomas
11 Elegy (Elegy Written in a Country Church-Yard)
Gray, Thomas
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1900 First Leather_bound Fine 
Beautiful limp suede leather, decorated American trade binding. No date of publication, circa 1900. Clean brown suede with black and gold decoration, gold title box. No wear. Binding is tight, pages are clean with no names, writing or marks. Clean floral endpapers. Frontispiece illustration with clean tissue guard. Red, green and gold decorated title page. 21 pages. As-new condition. With a lovely old decorated post card laid in. 027444

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The Hills Were Liars, Hughes, Riley
12 The Hills Were Liars
Hughes, Riley
Milwaukee, Wisconsin Bruce Publishing 1953 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Turquoise cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, slightest hint of browning to spine. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 250 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has very slight edge wear, 1" closed tear at top of front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of the post-atomic age, when civilization has been almost completely destroyed and the only people who remain are widely scattered "islands of humanity" living very much the way they did in the Stone Age. 026519

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The Last Camel Charge - The Untold Story of America's Desert Military Experiment, Johnson, Forrest Bryant
13 The Last Camel Charge - The Untold Story of America's Desert Military Experiment
Johnson, Forrest Bryant
New York Berkley Caliber 2012 0425245691 / 9780425245699 First Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing with full number line, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean pale yellow boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, with small remainder mark on bottom text block edge near spine. No other marks. Illustrated with glossy black and white photographs. 365 pages with bibliography. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This is the first book to tell the complete story and document in detail the military's experiment with camels. At the end of the Mexican-American War in 1848, a need emerged for control of--and transportation through--the country's vast new western territories. In a radical move, the War Department ordered a navy ship and its captain to the Middle East to purchase camels and deliver them to an army post in Texas. 024785

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Mailman, Lennon, J. Robert
14 Mailman
Lennon, J. Robert
New York W. W. Norton 2003 0-393-05731-3 / 9780393057317 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, with full number line on copyright page, SIGNED by author. Clean white boards with clean red spine, bright gold lettering on spine, stamped gold author initials on cover. Very light bumping to spine corners, boards have sharp, unbumped corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean white endpapers. Inscribed and signed on title page: To Ron - Thanks again for help -- and thanks for all the mail - Best - J. R. Lennon." 483 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A blackly comic epic -- a voyage through small-town America and through the interior life of its most neurotic mailman. 017634

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15 An American Surgeon Abroad
Leonardo, Richard A., M.D., Ch.M. F.I.C.S.
New York Froben Press 1942 First Cloth Bds Very Good Good Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition. Signed by Author. VG in Good DJ - some chipping - now protected in mylar INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR: "To Harry and Hilda with the author's compliments." An American surgeon's post-grad experiences in the medical centers of Europe in the years before WWII. 000745

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From Pillar to Post, Mehdevi, Anne Sinclair
16 From Pillar to Post
Mehdevi, Anne Sinclair
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page in original unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with red lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 273 pp. Clean jacket is unchipped, has slight hint of surface wear at top and bottom spine edges, no tears, slight fading to red lettering on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The touching and delightful adventures of a globe-trotting family. 019338

Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Danger: Great Stories of Mystery and Suspense from the Saturday Evening Post
Miscellaneous
Curtis Publishing Co. 1967 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying, mere hint of superficial corner wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Yellow endpapers are clean, with previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. 368 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at spine edges, short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Exciting stories of murder and intrigue by Agatha Christie, Geoffrey Household, Martha Albrand, Shirley Jackson, Richard Stern, and others. 8vo. Mystery. 010893

Price: 20.00 USD
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Floating Peril, Oppenheim, E. Phillips
18 Floating Peril
Oppenheim, E. Phillips
New York New York Post 1935 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Brown cloth boards with orange sail boat and lettering on cover, orange lettering on spine. Light wear to spine corners, very faint ring stain on front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. No names, writing or marks. No additional printings listed. 309 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 011845

Price: 10.00 USD
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Gods and  Men - The Origins of Western Culture, Parkes, Henry Bamford
19 Gods and Men - The Origins of Western Culture
Parkes, Henry Bamford
London Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd. 1960 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean maroon cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No previous owner markings. Illustrated with black and white plates. 489 pages with bibliography + seven page index. Jacket is not price clipped (45s.net on front inside flap), has small chips at top spine edge, three closed tears approx. 2". Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A narrative history and critical examination of the chief ideas that have gone into the making of our Western civilization. Deals wit hthe Biblical and post-Biblical Hebrews, the Greeks of the Classical and Hellenistic periods, the Romans, and the founders and early developers of Christianity. 022448

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Border Patrol - With the U.S. Immigration Service On the Mexican Boundary 1910-54, Perkins, Clifford Alan
20 Border Patrol - With the U.S. Immigration Service On the Mexican Boundary 1910-54
Perkins, Clifford Alan
El Paso, TX Texas Western Press 1978 First Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket 
Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with clean dark green cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine, gold decoration on cover. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Very brief previous owner inscription on front free endpaper; no other marks. 127 pgs. + index. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Clean photo illustrated dustjacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has very small chip at top left corner edge, several closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Clifford Alan Perkins was only nineteen years old when he left his native Wisconsin in 1908 to move to El Paso where he became a post office employee. On January 4, 1911, he joined the U.S. Immigration Service at Tucson; later he was transferred to Douglas, Arizona and in 1913 to El Paso where he became head of the Immigration Border Patrol when it was formed in 1924. 017537

Price: 65.00 USD
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