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141 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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How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents, Alvarez, Julia
142 How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
Alvarez, Julia
New York, New York, U.S.A. Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 1999 0-945575-57-2 / 9780945575573 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Clean pale green boards with darker green cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed to her friends, dated and SIGNED BY AUTHOR: "To my friends the Hitchcocks - with affection, Julia Alvarez - May 1991" on title page. Clean endpapers. 290 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is crisp, unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's first book. The story of an upper class Caribbean family living in exile in the Bronx. "Judy Alvarez writes with tenderness and rue about the Caribbean world she understands so well. This is an important contribution to both American and Caribbean literature." - Jay Parini 8vo. Fiction. 012142

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Whistlers' Room, Alverdes, Paul
143 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
144 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
145 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

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The Siege of the Villa Lipp, Ambler, Eric
146 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
147 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
148 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
149 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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Death in the Dining Room and Other Tales of Victorian Culture, Ames, Kenneth
150 Death in the Dining Room and Other Tales of Victorian Culture
Ames, Kenneth
Philadelphia Temple University Press 1992 1566393337 / 9781566393331 First Paperback Very Good+ 
First Edition large trade paperback (approx. size: 8-1/2" x 11"). Covers are clean, uncreased, unchipped. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Profusely illustrated with fascinating photographs of various aspects of society during the Victorian age. 265 pages with index. 026656

Price: 22.00 USD
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My Life As An Explorer, Amundsen, Roald
151 My Life As An Explorer
Amundsen, Roald
Garden City, New York Doubleday Page 1927 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean blue cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to spine corners, no fraying, no fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright (page 25 has marker line in lower margin), tasteful previous owner bookplate on rear pastedown, flaps from dust jacket neatly glued to front fixed endpaper with biographical information on Amundsen. Illustrated with photo, maps, drawings. 282 pages with index. 025382

Price: 200.00 USD
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152 Jack and Jackie: Portrait of an American Marriage
Andersen, Christopher
New York William Morrow 1996 0-688-14760-7 / 9780688147600 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean light gray boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 400 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no wear or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 010433

Price: 12.00 USD
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153 Tar: A Midwest Childhood - A Critical Text
Andersen, Sherwood
Cleveland/London The Press of Case Western Reserve University 1969 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 257 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, no tears, one tiny chip at spine edge is size of half a grain of rice. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A literary study of the novel Tar, written by Sherwood Anderson (also author of Winesburg, Ohio), and a basic document for students of Sherwood Anderson's life--one of the great "representative lives" in American literature. 011274

Price: 15.00 USD
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Alabama Raider - A Story of a Confederate Warship, Anderson, Betty Baxter
154 Alabama Raider - A Story of a Confederate Warship
Anderson, Betty Baxter
Philadelphia / Toronto John C. Winston 1957 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket Harve Stein, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean illustrated dust jacket. Very clean light gray cloth boards with crisp red lettering on spine. No bumping, fading 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. Illustrated by Harve Stein. 115 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has small chip at top left corner of front panel, slight price sticker residue at base corner of rear panel. Author photo and biography on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. True story based on historical facts of how the confederate warship ALABAMA attacked one Union merchantman after another for nearly two years until almost one-half of the Union Fleet had been destroyed. 026888

Price: 20.00 USD
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Vino: The Wines and Winemakers of Italy, Anderson, Burton
155 Vino: The Wines and Winemakers of Italy
Anderson, Burton
Little, Brown And Company 1980 0316039489 / 9780316039482 First Unknown Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
Second Printing (stated), SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green boards with burgundy cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with rose red to-stained upper page edges. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Burton Anderson". Sophisticated custom bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Illustrated with photographs, maps. 568 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026772

Price: 30.00 USD
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A Touch of Greatness, Anderson, C. W.
156 A Touch of Greatness
Anderson, C. W.
New York Macmillan 1945 Early printing Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket C. W. Anderson Signed
SIGNED by the author. Early printing (no statement of edition) in original jacket. Light blue-gray cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; signed by author: "C.W. Anderson" at center of front free endpaper. 96 pp. Beautifully illustrated with black and white lithographs by C. W. Anderson. Dustjacket has edge chips, front flap is separated at fold from front panel, price intact (2.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020713

Price: 120.00 USD
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Blaze and the Forest Fire, Anderson, C. W.
157 Blaze and the Forest Fire
Anderson, C. W.
New York Macmillan 1938 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket C. W. Anderson, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing (Published September, 1938). Red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Very slight dust soiling to edges. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (previous owner name in light pencil on front free endpaper). Beautifully illustrated with drawings by C. W. Anderson. Exceptionally nice first edition of this, my personal favorite of all C. W. Anderson's "Blaze" books. 024525

Price: 50.00 USD
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Bobcat, Anderson, C. W.
158 Bobcat
Anderson, C. W.
New York Macmillan 1949 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated "First Printing" in original dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Spot of slight fading at top edge of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated by C. W. Anderson. 99 pgs. Clean, bright illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (small corner clip at top of inside flap and along flap edge, but price intact at bottom corner), some chipping at top of spine and along top edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Clean, solid, collectible quality. 024526

Price: 65.00 USD
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159 The Fertile Crescent: Travels in the Footsteps of Ancient Science
Anderson, Clifford N.
New York Exposition Press 1968 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean yellow cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings, photographs and maps. 329 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very light superficial rubbing to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The golden era of intellectual advancement - from before the sixth century B.C. through the fourth century A.D. Contributions made by Mesopotamia, Greece and Egypt to the miracles of modern science. 8vo. Ancient History. 011388

Price: 25.00 USD
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160 Albert Schweitzer's Gift of Friendship
Anderson, Erica
New York/Evanston/London Harper & Row 1964 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 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. Very small previous owner name on front free endpaper. 152 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has one small edge chip at base of rear panel (size of pea), no tears, very slight superficial rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 009907

Price: 15.00 USD
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