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121 Device & Desires
James, P. D.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1989 0-394-58070-2 / 9780394580708 First Hard Cover Very Good Near Fine Jacket 
Clean blue boards with gold lettering, purple cloth spine with gold lettering. Light wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 433 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 006784

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Talking About Detective Fiction, James, P. D.
122 Talking About Detective Fiction
James, P. D.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2009 0307592820 / 9780307592828 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First North American Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige boards with red cloth spine, silver lettering on spine, gold author initials on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean unmarked endpapers. 198 pages + note about the author. Illustrated with cartoons about the detective genre. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025969

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123 The Maul and the Pear Tree: The Ratcliffe Highway Murders 1811
James, P. D. & T. A. Critchley
New York Mysterious Press 0-89296-152-X / 9780892961528 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean red boards with clean blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Maps on endpapers. 284 pgs. Clean unchipped dustjacket is not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 010071

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The Tusk That Did the Damage, James, Tania
124 The Tusk That Did the Damage
James, Tania
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2015 0385354126 / 9780385354127 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean unmarked endpapers. 225 pages. Clean dust jacket is unclipped, unchipped, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story set in South India that plumbs the moral complexities of the ivory trade through the eyes of a poacher, a documentary filmmaker, and, in a feat of audacious imagination, an infamous elephant known as the Gravedigger. 025968

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Seaside Gardening, James, Theodore Jr
125 Seaside Gardening
James, Theodore Jr
New York Harry N. Abrams 1995 0810944510 / 9780810944510 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unworn dust jacket. Beautifully clean light blue cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, dark blue stamped lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean pale blue endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful full color photographs by Harry Haralambou. 160 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Gift / collectible quality. Shows how experienced gardeners have created beautiful gardens in a range of shoreline environments, including small fenced-in lots in crowded summer commubnities, sandy ocean dunes, rocky shorelines, and the wetlands on bays and estuaries. Practical, beautiful, and well-illustrated. 024447

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A Season of Birds: a Norfolk Diary, 1911, James, Vincent; Lodge, George Edward
126 A Season of Birds: a Norfolk Diary, 1911
James, Vincent; Lodge, George Edward
New York A & W Publishers 1980 0894790684 / 9780894790683 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket George E. Lodge, Illustrator 
First Edition in clean dust jacket. Green cloth boards with gold bird in flight on cover, gold lettering on spine. Fading to board edges. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean, map-illustrated endpapers (1910 ordnance survey map of the Hickling area). Previous owner name on back of front free endpaper at top edge. Over 90 beautiful watercolor illustrations by George E. Lodge. 152 pages with index. Dustjacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap; no tears or chips, slight wear at one corner tip area. Jacket caligraphy and decoration by Kate Cary. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A meticulous and vivid study in words and pictures of over 200 birds. 022512

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Flint Spears - Cowboy Rodeo Contestant, James, Will
127 Flint Spears - Cowboy Rodeo Contestant
James, Will
Cleveland World Publishing 1951 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Will James, Illustrator 
Second Printing, September, 1951 on copyright page, in unclipped illustrated dust jacket. Beige cloth boards with brown author name on lower right corner of cover, brown lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with tasteful previous owner bookplate on front paste-down, neatly penned previous owner name on front free endpaper. Circular blind-stamped embossment on front and rear endpaper, front inside dust jacket flap. Illustrated by the author. 269 pages. Color illustrated jacket is quite clean, has clear tape reinforcement at corners, no tears, or chips, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025216

Price: 16.00 USD
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Horses I've Known, James, Will
128 Horses I've Known
James, Will
New York Charles Scribner 1940 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with "A" on copyright page, in original illustrated jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers (light age-toning) with no names, writing or marks. Color frontis illustration by Will James, beautiful black and white illustrations throughout. Dustjacket has very faint hint of soiling, price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020388

Price: 200.00 USD
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Lone Cowboy: My Life Story, James, Will
129 Lone Cowboy: My Life Story
James, Will
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1930 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated By Author 
First Edition, with "A" on copyright page. Green cloth boards with gold stamped lettering on cover and spine (gold is mostly chipped away, stamped letters still legible); small illustration on cover. Hint of fading to spine, a few small faint spots to cover. Very slight surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, with small previous owner last name neatly penned on front free endpaper. No other marks. Illustrated with charming drawings by the author. Black and white frontis photograph of author. 431 pgs. 015133

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Scorpion - A Good Bad Horse, James, Will
130 Scorpion - A Good Bad Horse
James, Will
New York Charles Scribner 1936 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean orange cloth boards (very tiny pale white spot near bottom edge of front cover). Black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. "A" present on copyright page. Illustrated by the author. 312 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), tiny corner chips, a few faint water marks to corners and top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of an outlaw rider and an outlaw horse, and how they did each other good. 022276

Price: 250.00 USD
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The Fireside Book of Flying Stories, Jensen, Paul (Editor)
131 The Fireside Book of Flying Stories
Jensen, Paul (Editor)
New York Simon & Schuster 1952 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fair to Good Jacket 
Second Printing (stated) in dustjacket. Clean cloth boards with no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front fly leaf. 464 pp. Dustjacket is not price clipped, but is a bit tattered with shallow edge chipping, tears at folds. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Short stories, fragments, vignettes, observations, essays, a novelette and a science fiction story--selected from the writings of the Age of Flight. Authors include: A. Conan Doyle; Edgar Allan Poe; John Dos Passos; Antoine De Saint-Exupery; Anne Morrow Lindbergh; James Thurber; Roald Dahl; James Michener, and more. 020013

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The Saturday Review Gallery, Jerome Beatty, Jr. and the Editors of  The Saturday Review
132 The Saturday Review Gallery
Jerome Beatty, Jr. and the Editors of The Saturday Review
New York Simon & Schuster 1959 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with beige cloth spine, red title box on spine with gold lettering. Some fading to extreme edges of boards. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking.Clean red endpapers. No names or bookplates. Pages and edges are clean. Introduction by John T. Winterich. 481 pgs. Clean dustjacket (very slight tanning to edges of white rear panel), has not been price clipped, is unchipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Outstanding writers of years past, such as G. K. Chesterton and Ford Madox Ford, and James Thurber present reminiscences and biographical portraits of important and striking figures who have appeared on or near the literary scene over the past century. 004916

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From Here to Eternity, Jones, James
133 From Here to Eternity
Jones, James
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1951 Early Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Scribner seal on copyright page (no "A"). 861 pgs. Dustjacket is clean and not not price clipped, has a few nicks and short closed edge tears (two at top of spine have been taped on outside), scratches to spine, a few tiny shallow edge chips. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 014786

Price: 50.00 USD
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From Here to Eternity, Jones, James
134 From Here to Eternity
Jones, James
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1953 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Clean yellow-beige cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Very light surface wear at base of spine edge, no fraying. No bumping, corners are sharp. Very slight fading to upper left corner of front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 861 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, no edge chipping, small closed tear at top edge of rear panel, horizonal and vertical creasing (dustjacket was folded into rear of book). Now enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This novel was produced into a blockbuster film by Columbia Pictures (1953) starring Burt Lancaster, Frank Sinatra, Montgomery Clift, Deborah Kerr, and Donna Reed. 016399

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Bad Blood: The Scandalous Story of the Tuskegee experiment--when Government Doctors Played God and Science Went Mad, Jones, James H.
135 Bad Blood: The Scandalous Story of the Tuskegee experiment--when Government Doctors Played God and Science Went Mad
Jones, James H.
Free Press 1981 0-02-916670-5 / 9780029166703 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean unfaded maroon cloth boards with bright 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. 272 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few small edge nicks and very short closed edge tears, slight vertical surface wrinkle due to manufacturing on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Authentic and appalling study of government syphilis medical research on 400 African American men from 1932 to 1972. 8vo. Black History. 015492

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Brass and the Blue, Keene, James
136 The Brass and the Blue
Keene, James
New York Random House 1956 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original dustjacket. Very clean blue boards with 3/4 gray cloth and spine, black lettering with small crossed swords on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 248 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/4" or less), no tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Stirring saga of a young cavalry author's search for himself amidst the hardships and adventures of the American frontier. 018291

Price: 25.00 USD
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All God's Children - What Your Schools Can Do for Them, Keller, James
137 All God's Children - What Your Schools Can Do for Them
Keller, James
Garden City, NY Hanover House 1953 Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean solid book in clean unclipped dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, 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. 292 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, slightest hint of edge wear and very light age-toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book on what can be done under existing laws to restore recognition of God in the school systems. 026949

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138 The Foxes' Union: And Other Stretchers, Tall Tales and Discursive Reminiscences of Happy Years in Scrabble, Virginia
Kilpatrick, James L.
McLean, Virginia EPM Publications 1977 0-914440-18-7 / 9780914440185 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 174 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one 1/4" closed tear at top spine corner. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Nationally acclaimed for his political commentary, James Jackson Kilpatrick wrote The Foxes' Union from the perspective of his home in Scrabble, Virginia. With humor that ranges from gentle to outrageous, and with moving insights into nature and the human condition, he has captured in masterful prose the simple things that matter most. 012475

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The Kitchen Scholar, Kinard, Malvina C. and Marjorie P. Blanchard
139 The Kitchen Scholar
Kinard, Malvina C. and Marjorie P. Blanchard
New York Citadel Press 1967 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with small illustration on cover, red lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Drawings by Louis Grant. Introduction by James Beard. 240 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has closed tear at spine fold extending horizontally across spine, a few tiny chips at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A collection of outstanding recipes for the advanced cook. 027152

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Calendar Epic, Kubeck, James
140 The Calendar Epic
Kubeck, James
New York G. P. Putnam's 1956 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue boards with clean beige cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, slight fading to 1/16" top board edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 318 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny closed tears and slight wear to spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 011699

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