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Beyond Black Bear Lake, Labastille, Anne
101 Beyond Black Bear Lake
Labastille, Anne
New York W W Norton & Co Inc 1987 0393023885 / 9780393023886 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean off-white boards with clean unfaded red cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Slightest hint of lean. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An ecologist's life in her cabin in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York. 018306

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102 Since You Ask Me
Landers, Ann
Englewood Cliffs Prentice Hall 1961 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket Signed
Second printing, signed by author. Clean gold cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. SIGNED and inscribed (Sincerely, with best wishes, Ann Landers) on front free endpaper. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, chip at top front edge (1-1/2" x 1/2") and top rear edge (about same size). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 005834

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The Rotary Club Murder Mystery, Landrum, Graham
103 The Rotary Club Murder Mystery
Landrum, Graham
New York St Martins Press 3-081993 0312093756 / 9780312093754 First Hardcover Near Fine Near FIne Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing, with full number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 217 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, hint of edge wear, vertical crease on front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025919

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Wind's in the West, Lawrence, Josephine
104 Wind's in the West
Lawrence, Josephine
New York Cupples & Leon 1931 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket R. H. Tandy, Illustrator 
First Edition, in original green cloth boards with gold decorated cover (three young women with arms entwined), gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. Lettering and illustration unworn. No bumping or fraying. Boards and spine are clean, with faint partial ring stain to rear board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 305 pp. + advertising of Lawrence's books at rear. Illustrated by R. H. Tandy. A lovely copy of this scarce first edition. 020508

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Clare Sheridan, Leslie, Anita
105 Clare Sheridan
Leslie, Anita
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1977 0385067453 / 9780385067454 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean dust jacket. Black boards with red cloth spine, gold lettering on 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 photographs. 318 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has one very tiny shallow edge chip, price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Clare Sheridan's tempestuous life with Jennie Churchill, Mussolini, Lenin, Charlie Chaplin, Trotsky, Winston Churchill, and others. 026039

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Somerville and Ross: The World of the Irish R. M., Lewis, Gifford
106 Somerville and Ross: The World of the Irish R. M.
Lewis, Gifford
New York Viking Press 1986 0670807605 / 9780670807604 First Fine Fine Jacket 
Beautiful stated first edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Small remainder mark (black dot) on top text block page edges near spine, else very clean. Clean toast brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. As new condition. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean unmarked endpapers. Illustrated with drawings, map, black and white plates. 251 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unworn, no tears, no chips, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of the lives of two extraordinary women, beloved by thousands as authors of the Irish R.M. books. 025918

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107 The Bondmaid
Lim, Catherine
Woodstock, NY The Overlook Press 1995 0-87951-790-5 / 9780879517908 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean black boards with red cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Review letter laid in. 319 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A young Chinese girl sold into slavery in contemporary Singapore. 8vo. Fiction. 010314

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Gift From the Sea, Lindbergh, Anne Morrow
108 Gift From the Sea
Lindbergh, Anne Morrow
New York Pantheon 1955 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket, with The New York Times Book Review (March 20, 1955) laid in. Very clean beige boards with brown seashells, blue lettering; blue-green spine with crisp white lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, small sophisticated bookplate at upper corner of front paste-down - no other markings. 128 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), very clean except for lilght soiling on rear panel, a few short closed edge tears; nice photo and bio of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028422

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Locked Rooms and Open Doors: Diaries and Letters 1933-1935, Lindbergh, Anne Morrow
109 Locked Rooms and Open Doors: Diaries and Letters 1933-1935
Lindbergh, Anne Morrow
New York Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1974 0151529582 / 9780151529582 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean beige 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 are clean with clean decorated endpapers, foxing (dust-speckling) to text block page edges. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 352 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; slight fading to background on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. After the kidnapping of their first child and the birth of their second, the Lindberghs were faced with a difficult readjustment. More relentlessly in the spotlight than ever, and in constant fear for their newborn son, they had moved for privvacy and protection to the Morrow family estate in Englewood. For Anne Lindbergh, this meant a return to childhod pressures and anxieties, aggravated by the pull of two sometimes oppositional loyalties. 027862

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The Merry Muse, Linklater, Eric
110 The Merry Muse
Linklater, Eric
New York Harcourt Brace & Co. 1960 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First American Edition" stated on copyright page in original unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with author's initials stamped decoratively on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 317 pp. Jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), clean with moderate soiling to rear white panel, no chips, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Humorous novel about an eminent Scottish lawyer who believes that life is worth living for any with a good digestion and a bad memory, and who remains at sixty a lusty appreciator of wine, women and songs--and Victorian paintings. 019450

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The Vine Remembers - French Vignerons Recall Their Past, Loubere, Leo A.; Jean Sagnes, Laura Levine Frader, Remy Pech
111 The Vine Remembers - French Vignerons Recall Their Past
Loubere, Leo A.; Jean Sagnes, Laura Levine Frader, Remy Pech
Albany, NY State University of New York Press 1985 0873959140 / 9780873959148 First Paperback Very Good+ 
Clean trade paperback. Size approx. 6" x 9". Clean covers with no chipping, curling or creasing. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner names neatly penned on half-title page. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 193 pages with index. Interviews undertaken by Leo A. Loubere, Jean Sagnes, Laura Levine Frader, and Remy Pech. In this book, the vignerons--growers and workers of the vine--tell their own stories. Based on interviews with workers and small vineyard owners, the book presents the memories of vignerons from six major wine-producing areas of France. Recollections range from changing living conditions to the position of women and nature of family life in viticultural society, the changing work process and the labor struggles of vineyard workers, and the changing technology of wine-making. 027864

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The Sound of Wings: The Life of Amelia Earhart, Lovell, Mary S
112 The Sound of Wings: The Life of Amelia Earhart
Lovell, Mary S
New York St Martins Press 1989 0312034318 / 9780312034313 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page in clean unclipped jacket. Clean beige boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Bump to one corner tip, no fraying or rubbing. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean nap-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 420 pp. + note about the author. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (22.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020815

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Straight on Till Morning: the Biography of Beryl Markham, Lovell, Mary S.
113 Straight on Till Morning: the Biography of Beryl Markham
Lovell, Mary S.
New York St Martins Press 1987 0312010966 / 9780312010966 Book Club Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean hardcover book and dust jacket, book club edition. Pale olive boards with ivory cloth spine, gold lettering on 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 glossy black and white photographs. 408 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Biography of one of the twentieth century's most remarkable women. First person every to fly the Atlantic solo the hard way--against the headwinds--from England to North America. Author of the beautiful autobiography "West with the Night", African bush pilot, Africa's first female thoroughbred trainer. 028158

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The Sound of Wings: The Life of Amelia Earhart, Lovell, Mary S.
114 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 Sound of Wings: The Life of Amelia Earhart, Lovell, Mary S.
115 The Sound of Wings: The Life of Amelia Earhart
Lovell, Mary S.
New York St Martins Press 1989 0312034318 / 9780312034313 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped original dust jacket. Very clean beige boards with clean brown cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean map-decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with historical photographs. 420 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023936

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Strange Journey, Lucas, Rick
116 Strange Journey
Lucas, Rick
New York Vixen Press 1954 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 183 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, two very short closed edge tears (1/4" or less), a hint of very light rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A man running from a murder charge and lots of hot women enroute. 019298

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The Language of Clothes, Lurie, Alison
117 The Language of Clothes
Lurie, Alison
New York Random House 1981 0394513029 / 9780394513027 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean burgundy cloth boards with author's metallic initials stamped on cover, metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Pages and edges are clean, with exception of front endpapers, which have some browning from news article which was laid in. Small previous owner name at top of front free endpaper; a review for the book from the Saturday review is taped to front pastedown. Well illustrated in both full color and black and white. 274 pages. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Lavishly illustrated, aimed equally at men and women, and with a provocative insight on every page, this book will appeal to anyone who has ever wondered whether to judge a book by its cover. 026048

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The Prince of Thieves, Lynx, J. J.
118 The Prince of Thieves
Lynx, J. J.
New York Atheneum 1964 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean charcoal gray boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, purple cloth spine with gold lettering. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean red endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 237 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, has several short closed edge tears and slight edge wear, small piece of clear reinforcement tape at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. True story of a gentleman thief who stole nearly ten million dollars (most of it in jewels), lived in outrageous luxury in the world's watering places, consorted with royalty and masqueraded for years as a prince, was the lover of scores of wealthy and highborn women (and husband to two of them), consantly outmaneuvered the police, lost several fortunes at the gaming tables, and never committed a mean or cruel act in his life. Reputed to be the inspiration for such literary rascals as Raffles, Arsene Lupin and Felix Krull, Monolesco in the flesh was more dashing, bizarre and incredible than any of his fictional descendants. 028163

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The Prince of Thieves, Lynx, J. J.
119 The Prince of Thieves
Lynx, J. J.
New York Atheneum 1964 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition. Clean brown boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, clean purple spine with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading, or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers, with small previous owner label (return address label) on front free endpaper. No other marks. 237 pgs. Unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, a few short closed edge tears, very small spot of browning from sticker (carefully removed) at lower corner of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. True crime story of the handsome George Manolesco, son of an impoverished ex-army officer who fled his native Rumania in the 1880's. Duringthe twenty years of his heyday he stole nearly ten million dollars (most of it in jewels), lived in outrageous luxury in the world's watering places, consorted with royalty and masqueraded for years as a prince, was the lover of scores of wealthy and highborn women (and husband to to two of them). 017519

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The Rest They Need, Lyons, Herbert
120 The Rest They Need
Lyons, Herbert
New York Dial Press 1950 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped original jacket. Very clean gray cloth boards with red cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 375 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), a few very shallow chips, 1" closed tear at rear spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A major novel about Americans at work, the story of men, women and ambition. Anyone who has ever worked in an office will recognize some of the people. 021508

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