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From the Alec Thomas Archives: Gone for a Soldier- The Civil War Memoirs of Private Alfred Bellard, Bellard, Alfred (David Herbert Donald, editor)
1 From the Alec Thomas Archives: Gone for a Soldier- The Civil War Memoirs of Private Alfred Bellard
Bellard, Alfred (David Herbert Donald, editor)
Boston Little, Brown Company 1975 0316088331 / 9780316088336 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. 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. Beautifully illustrated in color and black and white with the sketches of Private Alfred Bellard. 298 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one very short closed edge tear at flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One of the most remarkable Civil War records ever discovered--a memoir of the war written by an obscure private soldier, illustrated with original pencil sketches and wash drawings by its author. An unparallelled firsthand account of what it was like to be a private soldier in the Union army. 027016

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Icebound Summer, Carrighar, Sally
2 Icebound Summer
Carrighar, Sally
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1953 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Henry B. Kane, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with blind-stamped author name and small decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner name and date neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrations throughout by Henry B. Kane. 262 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has very slight edge wear and a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Life in the arctic when winter briefly relaxes its frozen grip on the earth, and all living things participate in a drama of intensity not parallelled elsewhere. With the skill of a born storyteller and the selective eye of the practiced naturalist, the author records the joys and ordeals of animals and human alike. 027032

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Unconfessed, Christianse, Yvette
3 Unconfessed
Christianse, Yvette
New York Other Press 2006 1-59051-240-5 / 9781590512401 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
Clean brown boards with gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner, slight fading at top spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 341 pgs. + glossary. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel of slavery as it existed in Africa inspired by actual 195h century court records. 8vo. Fiction. 016526

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Legends Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares (Volume II), Goodhue, Jim; Livingston, Phil; Close, Pat; Simmons, Diane C.; Holmes, Frank
4 Legends Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares (Volume II)
Goodhue, Jim; Livingston, Phil; Close, Pat; Simmons, Diane C.; Holmes, Frank
Colorado Springs, CO Western Horseman 1998 0911647309 / 9780911647303 Seventh Printing Paperback Very Good+ 
Clean softcover book with color illustrated cover, measures 8-1/2" x 11, 168 pgs. No creasing or chipping; bindings are tight, pages are clean. Profusely illustrated with black & white photographs. 191 pgs. Lists pedigrees and halter and performance records, progeny records of legendary Quarter Horses, and a story detailing each horse's life. Horses included in this volume include: Clabber; Driftwood; Easy Jet; Grey Badger II; Jessie James; Jet Deck; Joe Bailey P-4 (Gonzalez); Joe Bailey (Weatherford); King's Pistol; Lena's Bar; Lightning Bar; Lucky Blanton; Midnight; Midnight Jr.; Moon Deck; My Texas Dandy; Oklahoma Star P-6; Oklahoma Star Jr.; Peter McCue; Rocket Bar; Skipper W; Sugar Bars; Traveler. 018281

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Q is for Quarry, Grafton, Sue
5 Q is for Quarry
Grafton, Sue
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 2002 0399149155 / 9780399149153 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, first printing, SIGNED by author in clean unclipped dust jacket. Gray boards with silver "Q' on cover, dark gray cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Very slight lean to text block. Clean orange endpapers - no previous owner markings. Signed "Sue Grafton" on blank fly leaf. 387 Pages, with one page of illustration at end of book (forensic reconstruction of "Jane Doe" from police records. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, has publisher's "signed copy" circular sticker on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026896

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Some of The Military Records of America and Their Genealogical Value, Kirkham, E. Kay
6 Some of The Military Records of America and Their Genealogical Value
Kirkham, E. Kay
Salt Lake City, Utah Deseret Book Company 1963 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
In original unclipped jacket. Blue and black cloth boards with photo decoration on covr. Very slight browning to spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small return address label at top edge of front free endpaper. Foreword by the author. 75 pages with Bibliography. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), clean, wit hsome light rubbing, chipping at upper edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022589

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The Sound of Wings: The Life of Amelia Earhart, Lovell, Mary S.
7 The Sound of Wings: The Life of Amelia Earhart
Lovell, Mary S.
New York St Martins Press 1989 0312034318 / 9780312034313 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (stated First Edition with full number line on copyright page), in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige boards with blind-stamped author's initials on cover, clean brown cloth spinlel, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, hinges are strong and uncracked, very slight lean to text block. All pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. 421 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Definitive biography of Amelia Earhart, based on original documents, letters, and logbooks of Earhart and her contemporaries, along with press reports, interviews, and declassified U.S. Navy records. 026938

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The Big Brewster Family: A Story of Plymouth in 1623, Lucas, Jannette May
8 The Big Brewster Family: A Story of Plymouth in 1623
Lucas, Jannette May
Philadelphia/New York J. B. Lippincott 1946 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Mabel Betsy Hill, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition. Clean brown cloth boards with illustration of corn shock and pumpkins on cover, brown lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers, with tiny previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. No other marks. 165 pgs. with illustrations by Mabel Betsy Hill. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny shallow edge chips, tiny closed edge tears; slight fading to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A delightful story of the Plymouth Colony in 1623, its third brave year of struggle for survival. Story is based on the records of Bradford and Winslow and on other original sources, brought to life with sympathy, humor and reality. 8vo. Children's. 016259

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The Development of Central and Western New York - From the Arrival of the White Man to the Eve of the Civil War, Mau, Clayton
9 The Development of Central and Western New York - From the Arrival of the White Man to the Eve of the Civil War
Mau, Clayton
Dansville, NY Clayton Mau 1958 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Revised and Enlarged Edition, SIGNED by author in original unclipped jacket. Red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. A few tiny faint spots, otherwise clean, with no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers (small previous owner name). Signed by the author on title page: "Clayton Mau". Illustrated. 466 pages with index. Dustjacket has light foxing, no chips or tears, not price clipped (5.75 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Arranged in chornological order, these carefully edited source materials deal with the period from shortly after 1600, when the country was inhabited by the Iroquois Indians and when written records pertaining to the area first appeared, to 1860, the eve of the Civil War. 021918

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The Nose on My Face, Payne, Laurence
10 The Nose on My Face
Payne, Laurence
New York MacMillan 1962 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean unfaded black cloth boards with orange lettering on cover and spine. Slightest hint of surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight tanning), with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 287 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A detective novel introducing Inspector Sam Birkett who records the case with verve and feeling, and Sergeant Saunders who was at his side through all its intricate excitement. The scene is set in London and London's river. The first body is on page one. 8vo. Mystery. 015695

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Out of the Saltbox: The Savour of Old Vermont, Rasey, Ruth M.
11 Out of the Saltbox: The Savour of Old Vermont
Rasey, Ruth M.
Rand McNally 1962 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Very clean light blue cloth boards with crisp black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. A Christmas note from 1962 is neatly penned on the front free endpaper, stating that the author has autographed this book for the recipient. Inscribed and signed on the half-title page by the author as follows: "For Ethel Schultz with warm regards and best wishes for my fellow writer and Pen Woman, Ruth M. Rasey, December 15, 1962." Black and white illustrations by Kathleen Voute. 256 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, diagonal crease on rear panel, no tears. Author photo and bio on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An authentic, nostalgic portrayal of American daily life in Vermont from Colonial times to the Twentieth Century, based on the author's diaries, family papers and letters, town records, and the personal recollections of old-timers. 027783

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Lincoln's Commando - The biography of Commander William B. Cushing U.S.N., Roske, Ralph J. and Charles Van Doren
12 Lincoln's Commando - The biography of Commander William B. Cushing U.S.N.
Roske, Ralph J. and Charles Van Doren
New York Harper & Brothers 1957 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with clean unfaded black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps; no names, writing or bookplates. 310 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs (8 pgs. with frontispiece). Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (4.50 on front inside flap), has a few tiny edge chips, very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Biography of William Barker Cushing, U.S.N., drawn from his letters and contemporary records. 017531

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The Horseman's Encyclopedia, Self, Margaret Cabell
13 The Horseman's Encyclopedia
Self, Margaret Cabell
New York A. S. Barnes & Co. 1946 Thirteenth Printing Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket 
Clean gray cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Slightest hint of browning to edges. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean bright endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 519 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has small edge chips, a few very short closed edge tears, clean with a few very faint water spots to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Over a thousand questions covering every phase of riding and horses are answered in this book in simplem direct language. More than a hundred illustrations amplify the text. Western, hunting and racing terms, names of famous horses, American Hunt Clubs, top polo players, harness records and many other interesting facts. A whole library of equine knowledge in one book. 017696

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Legends Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions & Mares, Simmons, Diane; Close, Pat
14 Legends Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions & Mares
Simmons, Diane; Close, Pat
Colorado Springs, CO Western Horseman 1998 0911647260 / 9780911647266 Tenth Printing Paperback Very Good+ 
Clean softcover book with color illustrated cover, measures 8-1/2" x 11, 168 pgs. No creasing or chipping; bindings are tight, pages are clean. Profusely illustrated with black & white photographs. Lists pedigrees and halter and performance records, progeny records of legendary Quarter Horses, and a story detailing each horse's life. Horses included in this volume include: Barbra B; Bert; Chicaro Bill; Cowboy P-12; Depth Charge; Doc Bar; Go Man Go; Hard Twist; Hollywood Gold; Joe Hancock; Joe Reed P-3; Joe Reed II; King P-234; King Fritz; Leo; Peppy; Plaudit; Poco Bueno; Poco Tivio; Queenie; Quick M Silver; Shue Fly; Star Duster; Three Bars; Top Deck; Wimpy P-1. 018280

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Castaway Boats, Slocum, Captain Victor
15 Castaway Boats
Slocum, Captain Victor
New York Lee Furman 1938 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Charles Rosner, Illustrator 
Clean blue cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on cover and spine. Tiny bump to lower front board edge; no fraying or wear, corners are sharp. Fading along front and rear spine gutter. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean beautifully illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 311 pgs. with illustrations by Charles Rosner, maps by author. Clean unfaded color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight corner wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Records of such castaways as the Wager longboat, Hercules lifeboat, Jeanette's gig, and many others, with the thrilling adventures of their survivors. Beautiful color frontis illustration, plus black & white illustrations throughout. 8vo. Fiction. 015708

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Fifty Years with Music, Spaeth, Sigmund
16 Fifty Years with Music
Spaeth, Sigmund
New York Fleet Publishing Corp. 1959 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean burgundy cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages & edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 288 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Sigmund Spaeth's FIFTY YEARS WITH MUSIC records a unique career, a lifetime of close association with the liveliest of the seven arts. His friends include most of the musical celebrities of his time. Author has been called "America's most popular speaker and writer on music." 8vo. Music. 012672

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Shadow of the Silk Road, Thubron, Colin
17 Shadow of the Silk Road
Thubron, Colin
New York Harpercollins 2007 006123172X / 9780061231728 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded green boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with maps, 363 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unworn - no chips, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Acclaimed travel writer Colin Thubron records a journey along the greatest land route on earth. It is a magnificent and important account of an ancient world in modern ferment. 026820

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Tide Marks - Being some Records of A Journey To The Beaches of The Moluccas and the Forest of Malaya in 1923, Tomlinson, H. M.
18 Tide Marks - Being some Records of A Journey To The Beaches of The Moluccas and the Forest of Malaya in 1923
Tomlinson, H. M.
New York Harper & Brothers 1924 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Kerry Eby, Illustrator 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Red cloth boards with elaborate gold decoration on cover, small decoration and gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (front endpapers decorated with maps). Illustrations from Drawings by Kerr Eby. Date on title page is MCMXXIV (1924) - Copyright page states: Copyright, 1924 with publisher's code K-Y. 295 pages. 022285

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