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121 Out of the Air
McBride, Mary Margaret
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1960 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with rust lettering on cover, blue and rust lettering on spine. No bumping or wewar. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, no names, writing or bookplates. 384 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, two small closed edge tears and hint of superficial rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Mary Margaret McBride's story of the golden decades of radio broadcasting. 8vo. Radio. 010124

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122 Double Eagle: Ben Abruzzo, Maxie Anderson, Larry Newman
McCarry, Charles
Boston/Toronto Little, Brown & Co. 1979 0-316-55360-3 / 9780316553605 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean blue boards with darker blue cloth spine, bright silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps; no names, writing or bookplates. 278 pgs. Illustrated with full color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A riveting, true account of the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean by men in a balloon--by all reckonings one of the most extraordinary adventures of all time. 8vo. Aviation - back Room. 016022

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The Big Horse, McGinnis, Joe
123 The Big Horse
McGinnis, Joe
New York Simon & Schuster 2004 0-7432-6079-1 / 9780743260794 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Very clean beige boards with brown spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, hint of slightest wear at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 263 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. True story of P.G. Johnson, a long-time horse trainer (60 years) who finally finds the race horse with the potential to bring fame and fortune. 8vo. Horse Racing. 016493

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The Book of Knowledge Annual 1950, McLoughlin, E. V.
124 The Book of Knowledge Annual 1950
McLoughlin, E. V.
New York The Grolier Society 1950 First Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in scarce original illustrated dust jacket. Brown leather-like boards with raised lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean, beautifully illustrated (in color) endpapers. First ten pages have very faint water stain for fore-edges, otherwise all pages are clean with amazing, amusing and remarkable historical photographs from that era. 424 pages. Color illustrated dust jacket has edge chips, one 3" closed tear, 1" piece missing at base of spine, and yet it is still remarkably intact and evocative of the year 1950. Now enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. More than 100 important men and women of the time inform on what was new in the world in 1950 in this well-illustrated book. In the field of international events, Eleanor Roosevelt and Trygve Lie report on the United Nations. Sir Edward Appleton, Nobel Prize winner, and many other noted scientists tell of then latest triumphs of science. Sports fans will like the contributions of Tommy Henrich, the New York yankees' World Series hero; Lou Little, the outstanding football coach, and Dick Button, the world's champion amateur figure skater of the time. World events, radio, television, music, transportation, animals, strange and foreign lands, books, gems, art--all the things that made up life in 1950 are presented here. 028029

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The Dutch Colt, Meigs, Cornelia
125 The Dutch Colt
Meigs, Cornelia
New York Macmillan 1952 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated "First Printing" in clean original dust jacket. Clean blue-green cloth boards with black illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small, neat previous owner return address ink-stamped on front free endpaper. Illustrated by George and Doris Hauman. 136 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has a few tiny edge nicks and very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Recommended for children ages 8 to 12 years. Story of two children and a horse, set in an interesting historical background (in Pennsylvania during the time of William Penn). 023427

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126 The Mentor - Calendars and Almanacs - Serial No. 170, January 1, 1919
Mentor Magazine (Talman, C. F.)
New York Mentor Association 1919 Paper/magazine Good 
12+ pgs. Good Very clean, with chipping to edges and cracking all along cover spine. Six separate gravures: Aztec calendar stone; Lone Dog's Dakota Calendar; Runic Calendar; The Signs of the Zodiac; French Calendar of the Time of Louis XIV; Feast of St. Nicholas. All gravures are clean and unchipped. 8vo. Magazine. 002998

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Fame in Our Time, Merrill, Arch
127 Fame in Our Time
Merrill, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press, Inc. 1960 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in original dust jacket. Clean orange boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Signed on front free endpaper: "Arch Merrill" - no other writing or marks; intermittent foxing to some page edges. Illustrated with photographs. 203 pages. Dust jacket is clean, price clipped at lower corner of front inside flap, has some edge wear, closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The stories of 30 well-remembered Upstate New Yorkers who made their impact in the 20th Century. 027759

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Reinhold Messner - Free Spirit: A Climber's Life, Messner, Reinhold
128 Reinhold Messner - Free Spirit: A Climber's Life
Messner, Reinhold
Seattle The Mountaineers 1991 0-89886-290-6 / 9780898862904 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean, beautiful photo illustrated endpapers with no names, writing or marks. 250 pgs. with index. Illustrated with gorgeous photographs in both full color and black & white. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Reinhold Messner's climbing autobiography puts his whole career in perspective for the first time in one impressive volume. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Mountaineering. 015771

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The Enemy: A Biography of Wyndham Lewis, Meyers, Jeffrey
129 The Enemy: A Biography of Wyndham Lewis
Meyers, Jeffrey
Routledge & Kegan Paul 1982 0710093519 / 9780710093516 Reprint Paperback Very Good+ 
Clean large trade paperback. No chipping or creasing. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and unmarked. 391 pages with index. Wyndham Lewis was a vigorous and versatile painter, novelist, critic, editor, poet, philosopher and traveller. He was also an intimate friend of Augustus John, Ford Madox Ford, James Joyce, Ezra Pound and T. S. Eliot, who called Lewis "the most fascinating personality of our time." 025633

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Snow Over Bethlehem, Milhous, Katherine
130 Snow Over Bethlehem
Milhous, Katherine
New York Charles Scribner 1945 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with "A" on copyright page) in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Beige cloth boards with small turquoise decoration on coverl, turquoise lettering on spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers - small previous owner return address lable and neatly penned address at top corner of blank front fly leaf. Illustrations by the author. 99 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This beautiful and unique American Christmas story belongs to all our children, for it takes place in our own Christmas city--Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Hidden in a very old book, and in the yellowed pages of old diaries, was the thrilling tale of how the children of the Moravian settlement at Nazareth, Pennsylvania, were sent to Bethlehem at Christmas time for protetion from Indians. Katherine Milhous has brought the story to light and has made it glow with color. Here is the story, told to the chidlren, of how Bethlehem was given its name; of the Christmas crib made for the children behind barricaded windows; of teh Indian attack turned aside by the music of the Christmas trombones. And if the children who read it go, some day, to Bethlehem for teh Christmas festival, they will have an experience that is rich indeed. Collectible, gift-quality first edition. 026784

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Mine the Harvest, Millay, Edna St. Vincent
131 Mine the Harvest
Millay, Edna St. Vincent
New York Harper & Brothers 1954 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue boards with clean black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; hint of slight fading at board edges. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner name on front fixed endpaper. Clean silver dustjacket with dark blue lettering is not price clipped, has a few very short closed edge tears and a few very small shallow edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. At the time of her death in 1950, Edna St. Vincent Millay was assembling material for a new book of poems--her first since 1940. The work of collecting the poems and deciding which of alternative versions should be used has been carried out by the poet's sister, Norma Millay. This collection, largely comprised of work produced since 1939, is first published here in book form and covers a wide range of mood, thought and expression. 013174

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The First Time I Saw Paris - Photographs and Memories from the City of Light, Miller, Peter
132 The First Time I Saw Paris - Photographs and Memories from the City of Light
Miller, Peter
New York Crown 1999 0812932552 / 9780812932553 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean dark blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Signed by author on title page: "Peter Miller". There is also a bold previous owner inscription on front free endpaper - :May all your shows be perfect in the coming year - Spoon - Xmas 2001." Preface by Stanley Karnow, author of "Paris in the Fifties." 132 pages. Stunning black and white photographs throughout. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. (Autographed Copy sticker, which is removable, was placed on front panel of dust jacket by publisher). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A visual and literary record of the author's journey of youthful discovery with his camera in Paris in the 1950's, just as the city was emerging from its long postwar gloom. 026551

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A Treasury of The World's Great Letters - From Ancient Days to Our Own Time, Miscellaneous (Schuster, M. Lincoln, Editor)
133 A Treasury of The World's Great Letters - From Ancient Days to Our Own Time
Miscellaneous (Schuster, M. Lincoln, Editor)
New York Simon & Schuster 1940 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean red buckram cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 503 pages with index. Dustjacket has fading to background of spine, some wrinkling to rear panel, a few tiny edge nicks/short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Among the great letters: Leonardo da Vinci divulges his greatest secrets as he applies for a job; Michelangelo negotiates terms with His Holiness the Pope; Edgar Allan Poe reveals the cause of his deepest tragedy; George Washington answers his critics from a cold, bleak hill at Valley Forge; Friedrich Nietzsche confides a secret to Richard Wagner. 027216

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Living at the End of Time, Mitchell, John Hanson
134 Living at the End of Time
Mitchell, John Hanson
Houghton Mifflin 1990 0395445949 / 9780395445945 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue boards with darker blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. As new condition. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 223 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A lively account of author's life close to nature in his cabin in the woods following his divorce. 027052

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North Star Conspiracy, Monfredo, Miriam Grace
135 North Star Conspiracy
Monfredo, Miriam Grace
New York St Martins Press 1993 0312093551 / 9780312093556 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition (stated, with full number line) in dustjacket. Clean black boards with 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. 332 pp. Dustjacket is clean, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has two short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A mystery novel set in Seneca Falls, New York with a background of women's rights and the time leading up to the Civil War. 020028

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Cocaine - White Gold Rush in Peru, Morales, Edmundo
136 Cocaine - White Gold Rush in Peru
Morales, Edmundo
Tucson, Arizona, USA University of Arizona Press 1989 0816510660 / 9780816510665 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Susan and Tolouse for all the years we know each other. - Edmundo 7/26/89" with additional note laid in: "Susan, give me a call when you get this package - Love, Edmundo." 228 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "This combination of scholarship and hard-hitting journalism stand out among writings on the coca and cocaine problem, shedding light far beyond Peru." - National Geographic "All concerned citizens and policy-makers had better read this book, and soon, for the time for mere pallatives andtheatrical heroics is past." - Eric R. Wolf, City University of New York 018377

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137 Furniture of the Olden Time
Morse, Frances Clary
New York The MacMillan Co. 1944 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. "New" Edition, with a New Chapter and Many New Illustrations. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are bright and clean. No names or writing inside. Many wonderful photographs of antique furniture, including clocks, chandeliers, candlestands, chairs, chests, desks, beds and more. 470 pgs. with index. 8vo. Antiques. 004646

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The infernal grove (His Chronicles of wasted time), Muggeridge, Malcolm
138 The infernal grove (His Chronicles of wasted time)
Muggeridge, Malcolm
London Collins 1973 0002151235 / 9780002151238 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 280 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025053

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139 World Without Time: The Bedouin
Nevins, Edward and Theon Wright
New York The John Day Co. 1969 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Photographs By Edward Nevins 
Clean beige cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Yellow endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is clean with some fading to spine, price is clipped. First Edition. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "In February, 1967, Edward Nevins began an expedition through the eastern Jordanian desert with a single Bedouin companion and two camels. The formal purpose of the expedition was to search out traces or remembrances of T. E. Lawrence...World Without Time, written together with Theon Wright, is the narrative of Nevins' experiences..." 8vo. Adventure. 007684

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Middle Eastern Cooking, Nickles, Harry G.
140 Middle Eastern Cooking
Nickles, Harry G.
Time Life 1973 Revised Edition Hardcover Fine 
Clean hardcover cookbook along with spiral recipe book - both enclosed in clean unworn illustrated slipcase. A few small marginal notes. No wear. All pages and edges clean and bright, slipcase clean with no wear, no cracking. Book is 206 pages illustrated with full color photographs, recipes,. Spiral bound book contains recipes (120 pages) and is unmarked. 023855

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