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Ten Boys Who Lived on the Road From Long Ago to Now, Andrews, Jane
1 Ten Boys Who Lived on the Road From Long Ago to Now
Andrews, Jane
Boston Ginn & Company 1900 Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding, published 1900. Clean red cloth boards with gold decoration and lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Brief previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Black and white illustrations. 249 pages. 027477

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Must Britain Travel the Moscow Road?, Angell, Norman
2 Must Britain Travel the Moscow Road?
Angell, Norman
London Noel Douglas 1926 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean maroon cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Spine is sun faded. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with some intermittent foxing to pages. 190 pgs. This book is from the collection of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. and comes with a document certifying that the book is from that collection, signed by the Roosevelt Library Director. 8 vo.. History. 011040

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On the Road to Bagdad, Brereton, Lieutenant Colonel
3 On the Road to Bagdad
Brereton, Lieutenant Colonel
London Blackie 1920 Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket Wal Paget, Illustrator 
Lovely decorated binding in original illustrated dust jacket. No date of publication, circa 1920. Very clean beige cloth boards with brown, blue and white illustration of charging horse and rider in turban on cover, palm trees and distant desert city on spine. Dark brown lettering. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Wal Paget. 384 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3/6 net on front inside flap), has several edge chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024624

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Hell Of A Place To Lose A Cow: An American Hitchhiking Odyssey, Brookes, Tim
4 Hell Of A Place To Lose A Cow: An American Hitchhiking Odyssey
Brookes, Tim
Washington DC Adventure Press / National Geographic Society 2000 0792276833 / 9780792276838 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean white boards with blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with color photographs. 308 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderful cross-country American hitchhiking adventure by a regular essayist on National Public Radio's "Weekend Edition." 025103

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The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America, Bryson, Bill
5 The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America
Bryson, Bill
New York Harper & Row Publishers 1989 0060161582 / 9780060161583 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Light beige paper covered boards with gold cow on cover, maroon cloth spine with bright gold lettering. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 314 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A hilarious travel narrative as Bill Bryson travels across the United States in an effort to follow his childhood vacations. 026490

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The Fiercest Heart, Cloete, Stuart
6 The Fiercest Heart
Cloete, Stuart
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1960 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean and bright orange boards decorated with red and gold dots, clean unfaded black cloth spine with bright orange lettering. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean black endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 435 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), very nice portrait of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This novel tells the story of the great Boer trek of the 1830's in which ten thousand Boers -- men, women and children -- left the security of the Cape Colony and drovethemselves like a spear into the emptiness of Africa, living in their tented wagons, eating the game they shot, marking with the graves of their dead the outspans where they rested, the road with the bleached bones of their livestock. 026525

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Road to Down Under, Cormack, Maribelle
7 Road to Down Under
Cormack, Maribelle
New York D. Appleton Century 1944 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Edward Shenton, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, First Printing (with a (1) on last page of text), SIGNED by the author, in clean original dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "For Prof. W. Strunk, Jr. - With my very best, Maribelle Cormack." Illustrations by Edward Shenton. 301 pages. Clean color illustrated dust jacket has chipping at bottom edge of rear panel (depth of no more than 3/4"), slight wear and short closed edge tears at top and bottom spine edges, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A vivid portrayal of pioneer life in Australia, this is the story of a girl from the Orkney Islands and her family, who migrated to Australia in the 1840's and established a new home for themselves. Written for young adults, it is an exciting historical tale with fascinating characters. 027023

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The Dark Road, Cross, James
8 The Dark Road
Cross, James
New York Julian Messner 1959 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper), very slight yellowing to endpapers. 191 pages. Dust jacket is bright, no chips, not price clipped, very light soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of suspenseful adventure about a man working an intelligence assignment in East Germany. 027197

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A Gentleman Abroad A Concise Guide to Traveling with Confidence, Courtesy, and Style, Curtis, Bryan
9 A Gentleman Abroad A Concise Guide to Traveling with Confidence, Courtesy, and Style
Curtis, Bryan
Nashville, Tennessee Thomas Nelson (Gentlemanners Book) 2007 1401603114 / 9781401603113 Later printing Hardcover Fine `Fine Jacket 
Very clean book and dust jacket. Gift quality. Unfaded black boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 214 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, no wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. How much to tip, which side of the road to drive on, how to lessen the effects of jet lag, where to find the U.S. embassy or consulate, what temperatures to expect and so much more. 026936

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The Old Iron Road An Epic of Rails, Roads, and the Urge to Go West, David Haward Bain
10 The Old Iron Road An Epic of Rails, Roads, and the Urge to Go West
David Haward Bain
New York Viking 2004 0670033081 / 9780670033089 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket Signed
First edition, first printing, signed by author, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean blue boards with metallic lettering on spine. Very tiny bump to one corner tip, otherwise no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; no previous owner markings. Signed by author on title page: "David H. Bain". Illustrated with black and white plates. 434 pages with index. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (27.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022436

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11 The Spangled Road
Deal, Borden
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1962 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean purple cloth boards with small black clown illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 309 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped. hint of age-toning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A circus novel. "Mr. Deal's narrative moves with humor and pathos, and beneath its surface he probes to the essence of harlequin, to the spirit of Circus." 8vo. Fiction. 009708

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On the Mandarin Road, Dorgeles, Roland
12 On the Mandarin Road
Dorgeles, Roland
New York Century Company 1926 Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Probable first American Edition (no additional printings listed). Translated from the French by Gertrude Emerson. Clean red silk cloth boards with gold and black decoration on cover, small gold and black decoration on spine. Small spot of wear to one corner tip, a little wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, no markings, clean endpapers. Very light foxing to a few preliminary pages. Illustrated with photographs. 021474

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Mr. Lincoln and the Negroes - The Long Road to Equality, Douglas, William O.
13 Mr. Lincoln and the Negroes - The Long Road to Equality
Douglas, William O.
New York Atheneum 1963 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with blind-stamped author initials on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean endpapers (neatly stamped previous owner name on front fixed endpaper). 237 pages with index. Dust jacket has very slight edge wear, a few tiny closed edge tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Beginning with the debates of the 1850's, Justice Douglas traces the development of Lincoln's attitude toward negroes from its early formulation in a world where even opponents of slavery "relegated the Nwegro to second-class citizenship." We see Lincoln walking the painful path from opposition to the extension of slavery, through bloody war, to Emancipation and the Second Inaugural Address. 025644

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The Road to Reason, du Nouy, Lecomte
14 The Road to Reason
du Nouy, Lecomte
New York Longmans, Green and Co. 1949 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small neatly penned previous owner name and place in upper corner of front free endpaper. No other marks. Frontispiece photo portrait of Lecomte du Nouy. Translated and Edited by Mary Lecomte du Nouy. 254 pages with index. Clean jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), no fading, slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025499

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The Progress of Julius, DuMaurier, Daphne
15 The Progress of Julius
DuMaurier, Daphne
Sun Dial Press 1939 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Sun Dial Press edition (1939 reprint of original 1933 edition) in original dust jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with black lettering and small decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 325 pages. Dust jacket clean with some edge chipping, slight fading to background on spine; advertising for DuMaurier's "Jamaica Inn" on rear panel with stills from the movie. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scarce title from Du Maurier, the story of one man's progress along the inevitable road between life and death, told with appalling and spectacular power by one the the most brilliant of English novelists to come our way. 026744

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A Hunter's Road: A Journey With Gun and Dog Across the American Uplands, Fergus, Jim
16 A Hunter's Road: A Journey With Gun and Dog Across the American Uplands
Fergus, Jim
New York Henry Holt & Co 1992 0805016198 / 9780805016192 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige boards with brown cloth spine, metallic lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 290 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 17,000 miles in five months, pursuing 21 different game bird species across 24 states with his trusty lab, Sweetzer, the author's journey comes to life on the pages of this book and can be appreciated by anyone who loves nature and good writing. A thoughtful and sometimes troubling exploration of the health and well-being of what remains of the American countryside. 027516

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Mr. Littlejohn, Flavin, Martin
17 Mr. Littlejohn
Flavin, Martin
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1940 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in lovely old illustrated dust jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 306 pages. Jacket has shallow chipping at top spine edge, thumbnail size chip at top rear panel edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Fairly scarce novel, originally published by Harper. The story of a millionaire manufacturer who mysteriously disappears. While police of forty-eight states search high and low for him (presuming he has been kidnapped), he enjoys leaving behind the stresses of business, family, and labor leaders while he rents a car and takes a solo cross-country road trip, leaving a string of aliases behind him. 022725

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Lighthearted Journey, Greene, Anne Bosworth
18 Lighthearted Journey
Greene, Anne Bosworth
New York Century Company 1930 First Hardcover Very Good+ poor Jacket 
Stated First Printing, decorated American trade binding in original dust jacket. Purple cloth boards with blue and gold decoration on cover and spine, gold lettering. No fraying or wear, Top left corner has a little fading, 1/4" fading along top spine edge, otherwise bright and clean; 1/8" closed tear at top center spine edge. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names or bookplates. Illustrated with full page photographs. 450 pages. Dust jacket has long diagonal closed tear with tape repair, assorted chips and tears, 1/4" chipping along top spine edge, water stain to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A trip by motor through the heart of France. 026230

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84 Charing Cross Road, Hanff, Helene
19 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

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Authentic Indian-Mexican Recipes, Hardwick, William
20 Authentic Indian-Mexican Recipes
Hardwick, William
Fort Stockton, Texas William Hardwick 1972 Revised Edition Paperback Very Good+ 
Clean booklet in stapled wraps. Orange textured cover with road-runner illustration on cover, black lettering. No chipping, creasing or wear. Slight fading to edges. Binding is tight, pages are clean (previous owner name and place neatly stamped at top edge of title page). Illustrated with drawings. 60 pages of recipes. Wonderful, authentic recipes that are simple yet delicious. 027684

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