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1 Images of the World

National Geographic Society 1981 First Cloth Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Beautifully clean silver cloth covered boards. Binding tight & square. Pages clean, no names, writing or bookplates inside. First Edition, limited to 405,000 copies. 326 fabulous photographs taken around the world in color and black and white. Clean dustjacket has minor edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Photography. WARD01090

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2 A Man Called Lucy
Accoce, Pierre and Pierre Quet
New York Coward McCann 1967 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Red endpapers. Tasteful bookplate on front free endpaper. Pages are clean. 250 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very short closed tears at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a master spy for the Allied forces during World War II. 8vo. Espionage. 008822

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The Moon by Whale Light: And Other Adventures Among Bats, Penguins, Crocodilians, and Whales, Ackerman, Diane
3 The Moon by Whale Light: And Other Adventures Among Bats, Penguins, Crocodilians, and Whales
Ackerman, Diane
New York Random House 1991 0394585747 / 9780394585741 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing, with correct number line) in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean teal boards with dark blue cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 249 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, very slight edge wear with one 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A splendid, spirited adventure among creatures of the animal world by one of the great nature writers of our time. 027904

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Red of the Dawn - A Story of A Minister and His Wife, Adam, Cecile Belle
4 Red of the Dawn - A Story of A Minister and His Wife
Adam, Cecile Belle
New York Daniel Ryerson, Inc. 1937 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in original dust jacket. Immaculate clean and bright red cloth boards with crisp stamped black lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight browning). Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Greetings - Cecile Belle Adam". 320 pages. Clean dust jacket (design by W. G. Adam 1937) has very slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears,one small v-shaped chip at top edge of rear panel. Nice photo of author on front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Religious novel of two young idealists who go out from college with the hope of bettering a materialistic world. First the World War separates the newlyweds. Then follows a series of disappointments, doubts and disillusionments. An "inside view" of parsonage life in a young minister's family. 025416

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Years of Deadly Peril: The Coming of the War 1939-1941, Adams, Henry H.
5 Years of Deadly Peril: The Coming of the War 1939-1941
Adams, Henry H.
New York David McKay Company 1969 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean maps on endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 559 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, hint of wear at spine edges of dustjacket, one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. World War II. 012311

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Sir Harry Vane - His Life and Times (1613-1662), Adamson, Jack H.
6 Sir Harry Vane - His Life and Times (1613-1662)
Adamson, Jack H.
Boston Gambit 1973 0876450648 / 9780876450642 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Printing in original unclipped jacket. Red cloth boards with blue cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and 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 black and white plates. 498 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped, has several short closed edge tears, small shallow chip at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Emissar of Charles the First, second governor of Massachusetts, pillar of the Protectorate, and victim of Charles the Second, atypical Puritan and passionate lover, Sir Harry Vane was a man of peace who initiated genocide in the New World and found martyrdom in the Old. His experience reaches from Indian wigwam to royal palace. This is an unparalleled picture of a formative age which is with us yet. 026034

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The Automobile Club of Egypt: A novel, Alaa Al Aswany
7 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

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My War With Japan, Alcott, Carroll
8 My War With Japan
Alcott, Carroll
New York Henry Holt 1943 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with burgundy lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Signed on front free endpaper by author: "Faithfully - Carroll Alcott - June 1943." Very small previous owner last name at top edge of front free endpaper. 368 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has fading to spine, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. American newsman and radio broadcaster in the Far East, Carroll Alcott conducted a fierce one-man war against the Rising Sun for fifteen years. This book is what he knew about the Japanese enemy at the time. 023497

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To Live As We Wish, Aldanov, Mark
9 To Live As We Wish
Aldanov, Mark
New York E. P. Dutton 1952 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Dark blue cloth boards with circular lavender title box, gold lettering on spine. Hint of very light soiling and corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Translated by Nicholas Wreden. 512 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), has small edge & corner chips, short closed edge tears, light soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A Russian novel, set in the time period after World War II, moving from Nice to Paris to a Trans-Atlantic ocean liner and on to New York. Its pages are alive with vibrant characters: Nadia, an ambitious Russian girl who aspires to be a Hollywood actress; Dummler, a liberal philosopher; Pembroke, a kind but shrewd motion picture producer. 021523

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Signed with Their Honour, Aldridge, James
10 Signed with Their Honour
Aldridge, James
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1942 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Light blue cloth boards with red lettering on spine and front cover. Very light fading/soiling to spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square. Pages and endpapers are clean and bright; no writing or marks. 392 pgs. 014654

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Art from the Trenches: America's Uniformed Artists in World War I (Williams-Ford Texas A&M University Military History Series), Alfred Emile Cornebise
11 Art from the Trenches: America's Uniformed Artists in World War I (Williams-Ford Texas A&M University Military History Series)
Alfred Emile Cornebise
College Station, Texas Texas A&M University Press 1991 0890963495 / 9780890963494 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unworn dust jacket. Clean golden brown cloth boards with dark brown lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean light brown endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Amazing images by artists of scenes from World War I which utilized everything from horses to airplanes, barbed wire and trenches, cannons and grenades and gas. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Presented here is the first comprehensive account of the U.S. Army art program in World War I. The AEF artists saw their role as one of preserving images of the entire aspect of American involvement in a way that photography could not. Unsure of what to do with these official artists, AEF leadership in France issued passes that allowed them relative freedom to move about, sketching as they went and finding supplies and lodgings where they could. Here are some of the amazing results of their work. 028288

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The Spy Went Dancing: My further Adventures as an Undercover Agent, Aline, Countess of Romanones
12 The Spy Went Dancing: My further Adventures as an Undercover Agent
Aline, Countess of Romanones
New York G. P. Putnam's 1990 0-399-13509-X / 9780399135095 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean blue boards with clean blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 319 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. American beauty, Spanish socialite, devoted wife and mother, spy: Aline, Countess of Romanones, made international headlines and bestseller lists with her dazzling memoir of World War II OSS adventures, "The Spy Wore Red". Now she returns with a tale of danger and intrigue even more exciting than the first. 8vo. Espionage. 013227

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13 Secret Messages: Codebreaking and American Diplomacy, 1930-1945
Alvarez, David
University Press of Kansas 2000 0-7006-1013-8 / 9780700610136 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 292 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, unclipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 008565

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Prophetic Years 1947-1953, Anderson, Wing
14 Prophetic Years 1947-1953
Anderson, Wing
Los Angeles Kosman Press 1946 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Clean red boards with gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 234 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Wing Anderson, author of "Seven Years that Change the World," prophecies the future of the world. 020090

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15 Let the People Know
Angell, Norman
New York Viking Press 1943 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
245 pgs. VG+ in Fine DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, blind stamped lettering on cover. Slight fading to extreme edges of boards at top edge. Binding tight and square, pages clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates inside. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped and looks like new. "These plain answers to the questions that confuse us are needed for victory in the war today and in the peace tomorrow". 8vo. World War II. 003291

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16 Crime and the Psychic World
Archer, Fred
New York William Morrow 1969 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Red tweed boards with white lettering on spine. Very lightly soiled. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 220 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with 1/4" closed tear at front flap fold, very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "An extraordinary collection of anecdotes in which a psychic has been instrumental in solving or preventing a crime" - Gina Cerminara". 8vo. True Crime. 008636

Price: 10.00 USD
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Articles of War, Arvin, Nick
17 Articles of War
Arvin, Nick
New York Doubleday 2005 0385512775 / 9780385512770 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition with full number line on copyright page. Very clean tan boards with clean black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 178 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. As new, collectible quality. Author Nick Arvin captures the reality of World War II for an eighteen-year-old Iowan farm boy sent to Normandy shortly after D-Day. Critically acclaimed first novel. 018559

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Vineyard Tales: Reflections on Wine, Asher, Gerald
18 Vineyard Tales: Reflections on Wine
Asher, Gerald
San Francisco Chronicle Books 1996 0811812677 / 9780811812672 First Hardcover Fine no dust jacket Jacket 
Very clean hardcover book. Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, clean illustrated paper paste-on label on cover. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean burgundy endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 287 pages with index. No dust jacket, as published. A genuinely enjoyable read from one of the world's great wine experts. 027436

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The World Within, Aswell, Mary Louise
19 The World Within
Aswell, Mary Louise
Whittlesey House 1947 Book Find Club Ed. Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
Very clean red coth boards, Silver lettering and design on spine Silver design on front board 376 pgs. Nr Fine in VG++ DJ - new mylar cover Red cloth book with grey lettering and design on cover. DJ unchipped, not price clipped. Very clean, no writing inside. 8 Vo. self help. 001697

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Paradox Isle, Bache, Carol
20 Paradox Isle
Bache, Carol
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1943 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean teal cloth boards with illustration on cover and spine. No bumping, light wear to spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 184 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, hint of soiling, 1/16" loss at top edge of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An absorbing and intimate record of fourteen years which an American woman spent in Japan as an agent of the Military Intelligence Division during the time leading up to our involvement in World War II. 014792

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