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Nothing So Strange, Arthur Ford (with Margueritte Harmon Bro)
101 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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Jingo - Wild Horse of Abaco, Arundel, Jocelyn
102 Jingo - Wild Horse of Abaco
Arundel, Jocelyn
New York Whittlesey House/McGraw Hill 1959 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Wesley Dennis, Illustrator 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page in original unclipped jacket. Clean rust cloth boards with black illustration of leaping horse on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Wesley Dennis, including color frontis illustration. 139 pages. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (2.95 on front inside flap), small thumb-nail size chip at top rear panel edge, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story of the wild horses of Abaco in the Bahamas, and some children who catch a wild horse and train it. A scarce book, even scarcer in original dust jacket. 022149

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Articles of War, Arvin, Nick
103 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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Just Plain Bill - His Story, Ashenhurst, Anne S.
104 Just Plain Bill - His Story
Ashenhurst, Anne S.
Philadelphia David McKay 1935 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean first edition in original jacket. Black cloth boards with orange lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece photograph (total of seven black and white photographic plates). 249 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few very small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Just Plain Bill was a long run 15-minute daytime radio drama program heard on CBS and NBC. The series was sponsored by Anacin for 18 of the program's 23-year run. It was “the real-life story of people just like people we all know.” Originally called Bill the Barber, the program began on CBS September 19, 1932. It told the story of Bill Davidson (Arthur Hughes), a barber in the town of Hartville, and his daughter Nancy (Ruth Russell). Bill often became involved in helping his friends and neighbors when he wasn't cutting hair. 022138

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The Meandering Absolute, Asher, Elise
105 The Meandering Absolute
Asher, Elise
New York Morris Gallery Press 1955 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean decorated blue paper covered boards with black lettering on cover and pine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper: "For Hildegarde W. - with love, Elin A." 55 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears, mere hint of browning to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Poetry. 014897

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On Wine, Asher, Gerald
106 On Wine
Asher, Gerald
New York Random House 1982 0394527372 / 9780394527376 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean orange boards with burgundy cloth spine, bright metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. All pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. With an Introduction by Elizabeth David. Illustrated with drawings, maps. 222 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A delightful and demystifying excursion through the vineyards of Europe and America with one of the world's great experts. A classic book on wine. 027676

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Exploring the Earth and the Cosmos - The Growth and Future of Human Knowledge, Asimov, Isaac
107 Exploring the Earth and the Cosmos - The Growth and Future of Human Knowledge
Asimov, Isaac
New York Crown 1988 0517546671 / 9780517546673 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean dark blue boards with red cloth spine, blue metallic lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 339 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; slightest hint of light surface rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026070

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108 Extraterrestrial Civilizations
Asimov, Isaac
New York Crown Publishers 1979 0-517-53075-9 / 9780517530757 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing. Very clean blue boards with clean yellow cloth spine, dark blue stamped lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, very faint dust speckling to edges. 282 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Asimov analyzes the universe, life, and intelligence, basing his conclusions on the most recently available scientific findings. 8vo. Space Exploration. 016013

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Rulers of Kings, Atherton, Gertrude
109 Rulers of Kings
Atherton, Gertrude
New York Harper & Brothers 1904 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Brown cloth boards with cream stamped crown and laurel decoration, gold lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Tiny spots of wear to corners. A few spots of soiling to rear board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with old neatly penned brief previous owner inscription at top of front free endpaper. 412 pages. 022071

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The Gorgeous Isle, Atherton, Gertrude
110 The Gorgeous Isle
Atherton, Gertrude
New York Doubleday, Page & Co. 1908 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Clean rust brown cloth boards with silver and gold cover decoration (woman with hat and shawl, butterflies fluterring around her head). Gold lettering and silver butterflies on spine. No fraying, binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean color illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Four color illustrations by C. Coles Phillips, including color frontispiece with clean tissue guard. 223 pages. 021654

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The White Morning - A Novel of the Power of German Women in Wartime, Atherton, Gertrude
111 The White Morning - A Novel of the Power of German Women in Wartime
Atherton, Gertrude
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1918 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Brown cloth boards with black and white portrait paste-on illustration on cover (unchipped). Gold lettering on cover and spine. Small faint spot to rear board cloth (size of dime), slight corner wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Frontis portrait ("Gisela") with clean tissue guard. 195 pages. 022581

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The Big City, or the New Mayhew, Atkinson, Alex and Ronald Searle
112 The Big City, or the New Mayhew
Atkinson, Alex and Ronald Searle
New York George Braziller, Inc. 1959 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Ronald Searle, Illustrator 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean blue paper covered boards with black lettering on cover, clean unfaded black cloth spine with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Wonderful illustrations by Ronald Searle. 111 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, a few very tiny closed edge tears, small price clip on front inside flap at lower corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. What REALLY goes on in the big city. 024230

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Angling from the Fishes' Point of View, Atkinson, Barry
113 Angling from the Fishes' Point of View
Atkinson, Barry
New York Sterling Publishing 1961 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Solid hardcover book in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean light green cloth boards with small illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. Very faint small water mark at base of spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. All pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. 159 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has slight wear and short closed tear at spine ends. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Where would you go if you were a fish? What would you prefer in the way of food? Where would you go during the hot noon hours? At dawn? Or in the early evening? And what would you eat in a pool with a muddy bottom along about 3 in the afternoon? This entire book is written to help you think out in advance the factors that will be operative at the time and place you intend to fish. 027636

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This Bright Land, Atkinson, Brooks
114 This Bright Land
Atkinson, Brooks
Doubleday/Natural Hist. Pres 1972 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
First edition in original dust jacket - protected in new mylar cover. Beautiful leather-like binding with decorated cover and gold lettering. Clean book, binding tight & square. 000585

Price: 10.00 USD
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Selected Poetry of W. H. Auden - Chosen for this edition by the Author, Auden, W. H.
115 Selected Poetry of W. H. Auden - Chosen for this edition by the Author
Auden, W. H.
New York Modern Library 1959 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Modern Library Edition in original dust jacket. Modern Library No. 160. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean blue cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with dark blue top-stained upper page edges, clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 180 pages. Dust jacket is clean, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, some light surface rubbing. 385 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027465

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Pride and Prejudice, Austen, Jane
116 Pride and Prejudice
Austen, Jane
New York Modern Library 1995 0679601686 / 9780679601685 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
First Printing (with full number line on copyright page) of the Modern Library edition which is "The Companion Volume to the A&E/BBC Presentation." In clean original unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 17. Clean light gray cloth boards with blind-stamped torchbearer logo on cover, bright gold stamped lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean Bernhard style decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Introduction by Anna Quindlen. 281 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024725

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Saints and Samurai: The Political Culture of American and Japanese Elites, Austin, Lewis
117 Saints and Samurai: The Political Culture of American and Japanese Elites
Austin, Lewis
Yale University Press 1975 0300018614 / 9780300018615 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name and date at top edge of front free endpaper. 197 pages with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The effects of traditionally conditioned Japanese attitudes and expectations about hierarchy, personalism, and community--and of the American biases toward equality, legalism, and personal isolation--are explored in the patterns of group behavior and decision-making that predominate in each culture. 027042

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Days of Honey: The Tunisian Boyhood of Rafael Uzan, Awret, Irene
118 Days of Honey: The Tunisian Boyhood of Rafael Uzan
Awret, Irene
New York Schocken Books 1984 0-8052-3923-5 / 9780805239232 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean unfaded maroon cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 245 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with very slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A memoir capturing the personalities and traditions of Jewish-Tunisian culture. 6-1/2" x 9-1/4". Biography. 017034

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A Bachelor Husband, Ayres, Ruby M.
119 A Bachelor Husband
Ayres, Ruby M.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1920 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in clean original illustrated dust jacket. Brown cloth boards with black title box, brown lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying, very light surface wear to spine edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Previous owner name on front fixed endpaper. Frontispiece illustration by Paul Stahr. Pages and edges are clean (slight browning). 312 pages. Enchanting dust jacket has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges (max. of 1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A newly married woman turns to another man for comfort when she learns she has been married for her money through overhearing the chance remark of her husband's friend. 026721

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In the Day's March, Ayres, Ruby M.
120 In the Day's March
Ayres, Ruby M.
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1930 First Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with yellow palm trees and lettering on cover, yellow lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (light tanning) with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 299 pages. Illustrated dustjacket (designed by Floyd Davis) has edge wear, small corner chips, closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021044

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