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121 Portrait in Sepia
Allende, Isabel
Harper Collins 2001 0-06-621161-1 / 9780066211619 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean toast brown boards with dark brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean, crisp dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Novel. 005947

Price: 12.00 USD
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Crime and Mr. Campion, Allingham, Margery
122 Crime and Mr. Campion
Allingham, Margery
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1937 Book Club Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Book Club Edition in dust jacket. Very clean mint green boards with crisp red lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with red top stained upper page edges, clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 575 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Three of Margery Allingham's finest mystery stories are collected in this book: Death of A Ghost; Flowers for the Judge; and Dancers In Mourning. 026061

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THE SWEETEST FIG, Allsburg, Chris Van
123 THE SWEETEST FIG
Allsburg, Chris Van
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1993 0395673461 / 9780395673461 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean brown boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, black cloth spine with bright gold lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. Beautiful full-color illustrations. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, hint of very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019716

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Golden Sequence, Almedingen, E. M.
124 The Golden Sequence
Almedingen, E. M.
Philadelphia Westminster Press 1949 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean yellow cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Hint of browning to endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 252 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel set in the Middle Ages, encompassing the story of the writing of "The Golden Sequence" the great poem whose authorship is veiled in myth and conjecture. 8vo. Fiction. 013665

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125 The Byzantine Wake
Aloi, Frank
Edward Uhlan, Publisher 1976 0-682-48524-1 / 9780682485241 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black pebbled cloth boards with gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates; clean gray endpapers. 199 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with just a hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Mystery. 011028

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126 The March of Philosophy
Alpern, Henry
Dial Press 1934 Cloth Bds Very Good No Dustjacket 
381 pgs. VG Very clean ribbed cloth book with design impressed on cover. Gold lettering on spine. Binding tight & square, clean edges. P/O inscription on FFE. Pages are bright and clean, but there is some text highlighted.Philosophy. 000283

Price: 10.00 USD
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127 Dolphins: The Myth and the Mammal
Alpers, Antony
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1961 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Erik Thorn, Illustrator 
Clean green cloth boards with small illustration of two dolphins on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated dark green endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 268 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, has slight corner wear, is price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The fables, true experiences, and biological facts about dolphins. 8 vo.. Marine Life. 011202

Price: 18.00 USD
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128 The American Guide: A Source Book and Complete Travel Guide for the United States
Alsberg, Henry G.
New York Hastings House 1949 Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Clean boards with two very small faint white spots to front bottom edge and top rear edge (smaller than a pea). Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking, pages and edges are clean. Maps on endpapers. 1348 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps. Very small P/O label at inside edge of front free endpaper. History, maps and suggested regional tours of the United States of America. 8vo. Americana. 005417

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The Center: People and Power in Political Washington, Alsop, Stewart
129 The Center: People and Power in Political Washington
Alsop, Stewart
New York Harper & Row 1968 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Very clean black cloth boards with gold and silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 365 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with one very small closed edge tear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A vivid portrait of political Washington, a distillation of author's twenty years as a Washington columnist and top-flight political journalist. 016771

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Gridiron Courage, Alton, Everett E.
130 Gridiron Courage
Alton, Everett E.
Chicago Wilcox & Follett 1949 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original unclipped jacket. Very clean red cloth boards with black lettering and small illustration on cover, black title box on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Clean color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, with just a hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderfully preserved collectible quality first edition of this football classic for young adults. 018908

Price: 150.00 USD
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The Sun of Quebec - A Story of a Great Crisis, Altsheler, Joseph A.
131 The Sun of Quebec - A Story of a Great Crisis
Altsheler, Joseph A.
New York / London D. Appleton and Co. 1919 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with (1) on last page, in original unchipped jacket. Very clean unfaded brown cloth boards with bright gold stamped lettering on cover and spine, clean paste-on illustration on cover which is unchipped but has two tiny surface abrasions (each about the size of a grain of rice). Two corner tips have slight bumping. No fraying or wear to cloth. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Four color plate illustrations (including frontispiece) by Charles L. Wrenn. 334 pgs. Clean dustjacket with price on spine (1.50 net), no tears slight wear to one corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story of the French and Indian War, with interesting historical descriptions of Albany in 1759, life on a slave trader, a battle at sea between a sloop of war and a pirate ship and lots of woods lore. With the fall of Quebec, an adventurous young American, Robert Lennox, solves the mystery of his life. 018661

Price: 325.00 USD
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132 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Whistlers' Room, Alverdes, Paul
133 The Whistlers' Room
Alverdes, Paul
New York Covici-Friede 1931 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. Small bump to one spine corner, otherwise no wear, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean., clean red top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 135 pgs. Clean yellow and red dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears. 8vo. Fiction. 014073

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Levanter, Ambler, Eric
134 The Levanter
Ambler, Eric
New York Atheneum 1972 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean green and white cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, with slightest hint of lean. Pages and edges are clean. Clean olive green endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 307 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A suspenseful story of survival against a group of criminal extortionists, set in the Middle East. 8vo. Fiction. 017308

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Light of Day, Ambler, Eric
135 The Light of Day
Ambler, Eric
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1963 First Hardcover Near Fine Good Jacket 
Stated "First American Edition" in dust jacket. Clean turquoise cloth boards with gold author initials on cover, gold lettering and green decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 243 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), clean but has some insect damage (scattered small holes ); rear panel has nice photo of Ambler standing on a balcony smoking a cigarette. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Page-turning suspense novel by a master craftsman of the genre. Set in Istanbul, this is a swift-moving, sophisticated novel that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the last page. 023414

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Siege of the Villa Lipp, Ambler, Eric
136 The Siege of the Villa Lipp
Ambler, Eric
New York Random House 1977 0-394-49982-4 / 9780394499826 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean white boards with red author initials on cover, clean black cloth spine, bright silver 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. 275 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with two short closed edge tears. Photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 013819

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Ballet-Student's Primer, Ambrose, Kay
137 The Ballet-Student's Primer
Ambrose, Kay
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1979 394-40804-7 Seventeenth Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean black boards with pink circular illustration on cover, pink lettering on spine. Hint of corner wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 80 pgs. + index. Well illustrated with drawings and diagrams. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 6" x 8-1/2". Ballet. 012110

Price: 10.00 USD
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Where the great German Wines Grow: A guide to the leading vineyards, Ambrosi, Hans
138 Where the great German Wines Grow: A guide to the leading vineyards
Ambrosi, Hans
Hastings House 1976 0803880707 / 9780803880702 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
Clean hardcover book with original dust jacket. Unfaded rust red cltoh boards with white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean gold endpapers - no names, writing or marks;textblock edges have some dust speckling. Translated from the German by Gavin Hamilton and Thom Pringle. Black and white illustrations. 240 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has large corner chip at base of front panel, very shallow chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A valuable guide to the individual wine estates in Germany and their specialties, history of the wineries. 027165

Price: 12.00 USD
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Christmas Carols and Midsummer Songs, American Poets
139 Christmas Carols and Midsummer Songs
American Poets
Boston D. Lothrop & Co. 1881 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Dark Maroon cloth boards almost black with bright gilt lettering on cover and spine. Beveled edges. Light wear at top and bottom of spine. Cloth boards are clean, with a few very light scratches to boards. Gilt top page edges. Clean decorated endpapers. Contemporary previous owner name on interior blank page with date 1889. Pages have a few small spots.70 pgs. Rear hinge has a small bit of cracking to paper only. Signatures starting to loosen. Frontis illustration with tissue guard, lovely illustrations throughout. A really charming and attractive old book of beautiful songs, poems and illustrationsAntiquarian. 008503

Price: 30.00 USD
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Wines - Their Sensory Evaluation, Amerine, Maynard A; Edward B. Roessler
140 Wines - Their Sensory Evaluation
Amerine, Maynard A; Edward B. Roessler
San Francisco W. H. Freeman 1976 0716705532 / 9780716705536 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards decorated in gold and pruple, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean with clean decorated endpapers; small previous owner name at top edge of half-title page' slight dust-speckling to top text-block edges. Illustrated with photographs, page decorations, graphs & charts. 230 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Judging wine with ALL your senses: a state of the art guide for the connoisseur 027905

Price: 20.00 USD
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