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The Lost World, Crichton, Michael
101 The Lost World
Crichton, Michael
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1995 0679419462 / 9780679419464 First Hardback Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Clean charcoal gray boards with black cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 393 pages. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (25.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021904

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Island at the End of the World, Crouzat, Henri
102 Island at the End of the World
Crouzat, Henri
New York Duell, Sloan, & Pierce 1959 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Scarce first edition, first printing in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded rust brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 214 pp. Jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), with tiny closed tear and hint of wear at upper spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Shipwrecked when their hospital ship is torpedoed, a young officer of the French Air Force and three English nurses find themselves marooned on a tiny island in the Indian Ocean. This book was made into a French film in 1959 titled L’île du bout du monde, directed by Edmond T. Gréville, and was later brought to the U.S. as a movie called TEMPTATION. 019516

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A Gentleman Abroad A Concise Guide to Traveling with Confidence, Courtesy, and Style, Curtis, Bryan
103 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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My Enemy The World, D'Agostino, Guido
104 My Enemy The World
D'Agostino, Guido
New York Dial Press 1947 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped original jacket (scarce). Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fading, fraying or wear, light bumping to base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 316 pp. Clean illustrated jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has 1" closed tear at front spine fold (bottom edge) with associated corner crease, some fading to color on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Novel of Italian American family in New York 1910. 019932

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All Japan: The Catalogue of Everything Japanese, Dalby, Liza
105 All Japan: The Catalogue of Everything Japanese
Dalby, Liza
New York William Morrow & Co 1984 0688025307 / 9780688025304 First Paperback 
First Quill Edition, first printing with full number line. Very clean large paperback book (10" x 10"). Cover is clean and bright, no chipping, creasing or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Liberally illustrated with photographs and drawings in full color and black and white. 224 pages with index. Written by eight of the world's foremost experts, here is the ultimate guide to everything Japanese, including lifestyle, culture, or its tangible objects. Ranging from topics as diverse as ritual to collectibles, here are the objects of ceramics, theater, design, massage, sushi, transprotation, festivals, sumo wrestling, and even insect collecting. 024771

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In The Sweet Kitchen - The Definitive Baker's Companion, Daley, Regan
106 In The Sweet Kitchen - The Definitive Baker's Companion
Daley, Regan
New York Artisan 2001 1579652085 / 9781579652081 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First American Edition, first printing (with full number line) in clean unchipped dust jacket with "The IACP COOKBOOK AWARDS - Book of the Year" circular seal on front panel. Very clean beige boards with stamped gold lettering on spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank brown endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with gorgeous full color photographs. 692 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A guide to ingredients and technique with more than 150 seductive recipes. Substitution and troubleshooting charts and lists. Learn the art of layering flavors, using different forms of the same ingredient in one dessert. Move beyond carrots in baking to experience the larger world of sweet vegetables. Pair flavors to create depth, complexity and inspired variations. 024928

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The Treasures of Asshur, Dallas, Captain Oswald
107 The Treasures of Asshur
Dallas, Captain Oswald
Cleveland, OH The World Syndicate 1929 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean book in original jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, clean endpapers (neatly penned previous owner inscription on blank flyleaf). 286 pages. Clean color illustrated jacket has some shallow chipping at upper edge, mostly at spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022993

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Out of the Red Bush, Daugherty, Kermit
108 Out of the Red Bush
Daugherty, Kermit
Cleveland / New York World Publishing Company 1954 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, SIGNED by author, in clean original dust jacket. Burgundy cloth boards with gold and red-orange lettering on cover, gold lettering and small red-orange decoration on spine. Tiny bit of fading at uppermost edge of spine, with 1/8" closed tear at top edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and boldly signed by author on front free endpaper: "Friend Paul - Greetings and all good wishes. - Kermit Daugherty." Small date stamp at top corner of front free endpaper (July 29, 1954). 251 pages + one page "About the Author." Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has small chips at top spine edge extending slightly into rear panel, very small chip at lower corner tip, tiny chip to lower spine. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of the Red Brush Country of southern Ohio at the turn of the 19th Century, when it was a pocket of resistance to the outside world, a throwback to the self-contained communities of pioneer days. 021590

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Tales from the Underground - A Natural History of Subterranean Life, David W. Wolfe
109 Tales from the Underground - A Natural History of Subterranean Life
David W. Wolfe
Cambridge, Massachusetts Perseus Publishing 2001 0738201286 / 9780738201283 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Printing with full number line, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black boards with yellow spine, black lettering on spine. No wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no previous owner markings. Signed by the author on title page: "D. Wolfe". Illustrated with drawings and photogrpahs. 221 pages with index. Clean crisp dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. There are over one billion organisms in a pinch of soil, and many of them perform functions essential to all life on the planet. Yet we know much more about deep space than about the universe below. In this book, Cornell ecologist David W. Wolfe takes us on a spectacular tour of this unfamiliar subterranean world, introducing us to the bizarre creatures that live there, as well as the devoed scientists who study them. 026684

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Adventure (Originally published as The Anointed), Davis, Clyde Brion
110 Adventure (Originally published as The Anointed)
Davis, Clyde Brion
Cleveland / New York World Publishing Company 1946 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Printing (January 1946) of the Forum Books Motion Picture Edition, in original dust jacket. Black cloth boards with gold lettering, blue and gold Forum Books logo on cover; blue title box with gold vertical lettering on spine. Very light soiling. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-illustrated endpapers (Greer Garson and Clark Gable on front and rear endpapers). No names, writing or marks. Small ariticle about the MGM motion picture is lightly taped onto front free endpaper. Pages are clean, but tanned. 183 pages. Dust jacket is clean, has some fading to spine and edges, small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of youth and romance, on which the MGM film was based starring Clark Gable and Greer Garson, with Joan Blondell and Thomas Mitchell. 023934

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Don't Know Much About Geography: Everything You Need to Know About the World But Never Learned, Davis, Kenneth C.
111 Don't Know Much About Geography: Everything You Need to Know About the World But Never Learned
Davis, Kenneth C.
New York William Morrow & Company 1992 0688103324 / 9780688103323 Later printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Later printing of the first edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean blue boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 384 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Enormously informative and highly entertaining, this book is a celebration of the whole planet. It is a book you can read and return to with pure joy. 025636

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Handbook of Northern France, Davis, William Morris
112 Handbook of Northern France
Davis, William Morris
Cambridge Harvard University Press 1918 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Scarce copy in dustjacket. Clean unfaded yellow-beige cloth boards with crisp black 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. 174 pgs. Illustrated with detailed maps. Scarce dustjacket has a few tiny edge chips, very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A handbook for army officers on foreign service in France with detailed geographical maps of the region northeast of the Seine and a brief account of the adjacent portions of Belgium and western Germany. 12mo. France. 016901

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In Search of Ghosts, Day, James Wentworth
113 In Search of Ghosts
Day, James Wentworth
London Frederick Muller 1969 First Hardcover Fine Very Good++ Jacket Alexy Pendle, Illustrator 
First edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean, unfaded dark blue cloth boards withg bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Line drawings by Alexy Pendle. 208 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, slight wear at top spine edge, not price clipped, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author has stayed in more than 30 haunted houses in Britain and collected personal experiences of the supernatural from all sorts and conditions of people - owners of great country mansions, university dons, farmers, hunt servants, gamekeepers, deer-stalkers, Scottish crofters and Canadian fur trappers. More than that, he has seen ghosts himself, and includes here his vision of a ghostly cavalry charge in Flanders during the First World War. 023979

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Caravansary Alone in Moslem Places, De Combray, Richard
114 Caravansary Alone in Moslem Places
De Combray, Richard
Garden City Doubleday 1978 0385112068 / 9780385112062 First Hardcover Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, stamped gold author's signature on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black & white photographs. 179 pp. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, with faintest hint of soiling. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Richard de Combray takes the reader by every conceivable means oftransportation, from Rolls-Royce to camel, on an adventurous and often amusing journey along the coast of North Africa and into the Middle East, with personal glimpses of life in the Moslem world. 018098

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Lives to Give, de Gramont, Sanche
115 Lives to Give
de Gramont, Sanche
New York G. P. Putnam's 1971 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean blue endpapers; no names,writing or marks. 320 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), has a few very tiny edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel set against the background of the German occupation of France during World War II. A Tense, exciting story which ranges over the years as well as across the terrain of occupied and "Free" France. 020342

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Waters of the New World - Houston to Nantucket, de Hartog, Jan
116 Waters of the New World - Houston to Nantucket
de Hartog, Jan
New York Atheneum 1961 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean blue-green boards with silver decoration, turquoise cloth spine with gold lettering and decoration. No fraying or wear. Slightest fading to board edges. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Drawings by Jo Spier. 276 pages. Dust jacket illustrated by Jo Spier is clean, not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), has very shallow chipping at spine ends (1/4") and tiny chip to one corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Remarkable voyage by the author on the full route of the Intracoastal Waterway, through the bayous of Louisiana to New Orleans, along the coast of Mississippi, Alabama and Florida to Apalachicola, across the Gulf to Clearwater, through the Florida jungle by way of the Caloosahatchee River and Lake Okeechobee to the heart of the mysterious Everglades; then up the East Coast, through the water-wilderness of Georgia and te Carolinas, up Chesapeake Bay, down Delaware Bay and through the creeks and lagoons of New Jersey to New York; finally up Long Island Sound to the Nantucket Island. 024632

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Man and the Underwater World, De Latil, Pierre and Jean Rivoire
117 Man and the Underwater World
De Latil, Pierre and Jean Rivoire
London Jarrolds 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First British edition, published in 1956. Translated from the French by Edward Fitzgerald, with 108 illustrations. Blue cloth boards with silver illustration at lower right corner of cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 400 pages with index. 023438

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Fighter: The True Story of the Battle of Britain, Deighton, Len
118 Fighter: The True Story of the Battle of Britain
Deighton, Len
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1978 0394427572 / 9780394427577 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean blue boards with navy blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Slightest hint of fading to edges. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. With an Introduction by A.J. P. Taylor. Illustrated with photographs and maps. 261 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, hint of wear at upper spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Few episodes in modern history have so captured the imagination as the battle for the skies over Britain in the summer of 1940. Spitfires and Messerschmitts...the valiant, out-numbered RAF, the implacable Luftwaffe...the heroic speeches of Winston Churchill. The real nature of this crucial struggle was infitinitely more complicated -- and more fascinating -- as shown in the pages of this book. 025156

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Safari by Jet - Through Africa and Asia, Del Rey, Sister Maria
119 Safari by Jet - Through Africa and Asia
Del Rey, Sister Maria
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1962 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, with "A" on copyright page, SIGNED by author, in original unclipped jacket. Orange cloth boards with black lettering on cover, black and gold lettering on spine. Slight fading to edges. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. No previous owner markings. Signed by author on title page: "Sincerely, Sister Maria del Rey." 308 pp. Illustrated with maps and photographs. Very clean unchipped jacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), has one short closed edge tear at top rear panel edge (1/2" or less). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Sister Maria del Rey of the Maryknoll Catholic Sisters is our guide in this grand tour across the world. Always her description is full of humor and anecdote as she visits Tanganyika, Ceylon, the Philippines, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Africa and more. 019201

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Safari By Jet Through Africa and Asia, Del Rey, Sister Maria
120 Safari By Jet Through Africa and Asia
Del Rey, Sister Maria
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1962 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover, black and gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 308 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has light edge wear and very light foxing. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A Maryknoll Sister tells of her journeys around the world. With humor and anecdote, she shares the mood of country after country in her travels. 8vo. Adventure. 011371

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