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Over the Edge: The True Story of Four American climbers' kidnap and Escape in the Mountains of Central Asia, Child, Greg
101 Over the Edge: The True Story of Four American climbers' kidnap and Escape in the Mountains of Central Asia
Child, Greg
New York Villard Books 2002 0-375-50609-8 / 9780375506093 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean black boards with clean red spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 284 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. In August of 2000, four American climbers in the Pamir-Alai mountain range of Kyrgyzstan were taken at gunpoint by fanatical militants of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) which is linked to Osama bin Laden's Al Qaeda network. Large 8vo. Adventure. 013224

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Encyclopedia of Diet: A Treatise on the Food Question (Five volume set), Christian, Eugene, F.S.D.
102 Encyclopedia of Diet: A Treatise on the Food Question (Five volume set)
Christian, Eugene, F.S.D.
New York Corrective Eating Society, Inc. 1914 First Hardcover Near Fine 
First Edition, published August, 1914. in five volumes complete. All five books in excellent condition. Clean green cloth boards with leather spines, gold lettering and small torch on spines. Very little wear. Bindings are tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt text block edges all around. Beautiful marbled endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Perfect large color fold-out in volume I. A beautiful set. Explains in plain language the chemistry of food and the chemistry of the human body, how to eat to establish normal digestion and health. 027190

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103 Agatha Christie's Detectives - Five Complete Novels
Christie, Agatha
New York Avenel Books 1982 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Jacket 
Hardcover book in clean original dust jacket. Five novels - complete and unabridged. Novels include: The Murder at the Vicarage; Dead Man's Folly; Sad Cypress; Towards Zero; N or M? Book has clean maroon cloth covers with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean, but tanned. 698 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025876

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Protecting Niagara, Christopher J. Carlin
104 Protecting Niagara
Christopher J. Carlin
Ransomville, NY Aegis Press 1995 0964519518 / 9780964519510 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition, Limited printing of 750 books, of which this is number 013, also inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Nice clean hardcover book - gray cloth boards with black spine, black lettering on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blue endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on blank flyleaf: "To Nick - Best wishes. I hope you enjoy the book. - Chris - Christopher J. Carlin - May 23, 1995". Illustrated with black and white photographs, maps. 242 pages. A history of the Niagara County Sheriff's Office in Western New York State. 027374

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Come to the Table: A Celebration of Family Life, Christopher, Doris
105 Come to the Table: A Celebration of Family Life
Christopher, Doris
New York Warner Books 1999 0-446-52428-X / 9780446524285 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
Very clean pale maroon boards with dark maroon cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small book-store ink-stamp on front free endpaper--no other marks. 193 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. 8vo. Family. 012734

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The World of Wines, Churchill, Creighton
106 The World of Wines
Churchill, Creighton
New York Collier Books 1980 0020094604 / 9780020094609 Second Revised Edition Paperback Very Good+ 
Second revised Edition. Clean trade paperback (size approx. 5-1/2" x 8"). No chipping, fading or curling. Very slight soft crease at upper corner of front panel. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of half-title page. Illustrated with maps. 271 pages with index. 027777

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107 Winston S. Churchill: Companion Volumes I & II
Churchill, Randolph S.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1969 First Hard Cover Very Good++ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Two volumes (I & II) of a 3-volume set. Very clean brown cloth boards with beige cloth spines, brown title box with gold and black lettering on spines. No bumping or wear. Bindings are tight & crisp. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner name & date neatly penned on front free endpaper of each book. Companion Volume I (1874-1896) 678 pgs.; Companion Volume II (1901-1907) 675 pgs. Nice clean, tight books. 8vo. Biography. 009561

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These Hallowed Grounds, Clagett, John
108 These Hallowed Grounds
Clagett, John
New York Hawthorn Books, Inc. 1968 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue-green cloth boards with cannon illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 159 pages with index. Clean dust jacket designed by Gustave Nebel is not price clipped, has a few tiny shallow edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. History and information on America's battle parks and monuments, from the American Revolutionary war's beginnings to the U.S.S. Arizona at Pearl Harbor - accompanied by well-chosen photographs. 023922

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These Hallowed Grounds, Clagett, John
109 These Hallowed Grounds
Clagett, John
New York Hawthorn Books, Inc. 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean gray cloth boards with illustration of old cannon on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Mere hint of light browning to spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 159 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps and black & white plates. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with two tiny closed edge tears at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A book on the American battle parks and monuments, including Fort Sumter, Bull Run, Gettysburg, Little Bighorn, and U.S.S. Arizona at Pearl Harbor, to name just a few. 5-1/2" 8-1/2". Military History. 017246

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Clear and Present Danger, Clancy, Tom
110 Clear and Present Danger
Clancy, Tom
New York Putnam Pub Group 1989 0399134409 / 9780399134401 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean unfaded charcoal gray boards with clean black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight browning to page edges). Clean dark gray endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 656 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, some fading to background on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Tom Clancy at his best creating believable and suspenseful drama involving Columbian Drug Lords and assassinations. Made into an Oscar nominated movie (1994) starring Harrison Ford and Willem Defoe. 018163

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Confidential, Clarke, Donald Henderson
111 Confidential
Clarke, Donald Henderson
Philadelphia Blakiston (Triangle Books) 1944 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Triangle Books edition in marvelous dust jacket. Gray cloth boards with yellow and black decoration and lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with very slight tanning; clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 317 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality remvoable mylar cover. 024338

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Louis Beretti, Clarke, Donald Henderson
112 Louis Beretti
Clarke, Donald Henderson
New York Triangle Books 1947 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Triangle edition in clean illustrated dustjacket by Vincentini. Clean blue-green boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Slight surface wear to spine ends, no fraying or tears. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean but tanned. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 236 pages. Clean bright dustjacket has some chipping and edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A hard-boiled detective story featuring a man who grew up as a tough Italian kid from New York's East Side. 027766

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Louis Beretti, Clarke, Donald Henderson
113 Louis Beretti
Clarke, Donald Henderson
New York Triangle Books 1929 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Triangle edition in sharp illustrated dustjacket illustrated by Vincentini. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean (tanning to pages). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 285 pages. Clean bright dustjacket has hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Hard-boiled story of a tough guy from the toughest part of New York City's East Side, who became a success, despite a run through the gamut of crime including juvenile delinquency and murder. 022082

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The Housekeeper's Daughter, Clarke, Donald Henderson
114 The Housekeeper's Daughter
Clarke, Donald Henderson
New York Triangle Books 1943 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean red boards with gray lettering on cover and spine. Very narrow line of fading at top edge of boards and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. Hint of tanning to pages (much less than usual with Triangle Books). 307 pgs. Clean dustjacket has hint of fading, one tiny shallow chip at top of rear panel, a few very short closed edge tears. Cover of jacket is illustrated with still from the motion picture. 8vo. Fiction. 013818

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The Pattern of Expectation: 1644-2001, Clarke, I. F.
115 The Pattern of Expectation: 1644-2001
Clarke, I. F.
New York, New York, U.S.A. Basic Books, Inc. 1979 0-465-05457-9 / 9780465054572 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with green title box, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 344 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A book which explores the expectations for the future of science and technology, through literature and science fiction. 8vo. Science. 015512

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116 California Fault: Searching for the Spirit of a State Along the San Andreas
Clarke, Thurston
New York Ballantine Books 1996 First Soft Cover Fine 
Clean bright glossy softcover book, stated uncorrected proof, stated first edition, published April 1996. No creasing, chipping or curling. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 416 pgs. 8vo. California. 006380

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117 An Adirondack Archive: The Trail to Windover
Clarkson, Elixabeth Hudnut
Utica, NY North Country Books, Inc. 1993 0-925168-17-3 / 9780925168177 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying; hint of slightest surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers (illustrated with maps); no names, writing or marks. 262 pgs. with bibliography. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has tiny closed tear (1/16") at top of inside flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of Adirondack people and places long since gone or vastly changed. 8vo. Adirondacks. 013210

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Green Enchantment: The Magic Spell of Gardens, Clarkson, Rosetta E.
118 Green Enchantment: The Magic Spell of Gardens
Clarkson, Rosetta E.
New York Macmillan 1940 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Stated First Printing. Clean green cloth boards with crisp white lettering on cover and spine. Small spots of wear-through at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Illustrated endpapers have slight browning. Illustrations from Early Gardening Books and Herbals. 328 pages with index. A fascinating history of the garden, the Golden Age of Herbalists, flowers in food and medicine, beginnings of flower gardens, the modern role of ancient herbs. 027734

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Sundowners, Cleary, Jon
119 The Sundowners
Cleary, Jon
New York Charles Scribner 1952 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with "A" appearing on copyright page A-9.65[ V ] ) in original dust jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with reddish brown lettering and small decoration on cover, reddish brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 383 pages. Clean dust jacket is price clipped (front inside flap has clip at both top and bottom edge), 1" closed tear at rear spine fold, a few very small chips at top spine edge, a few short closed edge tears. Faint corner crease. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel set in Australia's sheep country - made into a film (1960) starring Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum, and Peter Ustinov; it was nominated for five Oscars. 021504

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The Face of the Home Counties: Portrayed in a Series of Eighteen Week-end Drives from London, Clunn, Harold P.
120 The Face of the Home Counties: Portrayed in a Series of Eighteen Week-end Drives from London
Clunn, Harold P.
London Spring Books New and Revised Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright (one spot of soiling to margin of page 2). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with black & white plates. 547 pgs. with index, ribbon page marker. Clean color illustrated dustjacket is unchipped, unclipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears at top spine edge, hint of wear at bottom spine edge. Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Middlesex and Surrey are the main counties here described to the traveller. In this edition the author's work has been thoroughly revised and updated, with new illustrations added. 7" x 10". Great Britain. 017023

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