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Grandmother Brown's Hundred Years 1827-1927, Brown, Harriet Connor
141 Grandmother Brown's Hundred Years 1827-1927
Brown, Harriet Connor
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1929 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, Published October, 1929, in original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and woodcuts. 369 pages. Dust jacket has a few small edge chips and short closed edge tears, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025247

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No Duty to Retreat: Violence and Values in American History and Society, Brown, Richard Maxwell
142 No Duty to Retreat: Violence and Values in American History and Society
Brown, Richard Maxwell
U.S.A. Oxford University Press 1991 0195045106 / 9780195045109 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped dust jacket, SIGNED by author. Clean black boards with black cloth spine, unchipped metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "For John Baldwin, Always my Best, Dick Brown - April 16, 1992." 268 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An engrossing account of the idea of self-defense emerged, focusing in particular on the gunfights of the American frontier and their impact on our legal traditions. 024171

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American Emperor - Dom Pedro II of Brazil, Brown, Rose
143 American Emperor - Dom Pedro II of Brazil
Brown, Rose
New York Viking Press 1945 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket C. B. Falls, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean and bright red cloth boards with blind-stamped palm treedecoration and lettering on cover, bright unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by C. B. Falls. 265 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), closed tear on bottom front spine fold (approx. 2"), a few additional small closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023428

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One Sky to Share - The French and American Journals of Raymond Leopold Bruckberger, Bruckberger, Raymond Leopold
144 One Sky to Share - The French and American Journals of Raymond Leopold Bruckberger
Bruckberger, Raymond Leopold
New York P. J. Kenedy & Sons 1952 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Jo Spier, Illustrator 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean gray cloth boards with red cross and black rifle on cover, black lettering and small decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Translated by Dorothy Carr Howell. Illustrated with drawings by Jo Spier. 248 pages. Dust jacket is clean with very slight browning to spine, not price clipped, a few tiny edge chips and very short closed edge tears. Wonderful photo of Father Bruckberger on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of one of the most heroic figures of World War II. This priest was a fearless fighter in the French Commandos, then Chaplain General of the Resistance groups. It was he who received General de Gaulle amid enemy gunfire in the Cathedral of Notre Dame when France was liberated from the Nazis. He was awarded the Croix de Guerre, the medal of the Legion of Honor, and several other distinctions. Later he was chaplain of the French Foreign Legion in the Sahara. 026518

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Poetical Works of William Cullen Bryant, Bryant, William Cullen
145 Poetical Works of William Cullen Bryant
Bryant, William Cullen
New York D. Appleton and Company 1878 Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Lovely decorated binding. Clean green cloth boards with botanical and bird decoration in green, brown and black wrapping around from front board to spine to rear cover, along with gold border decoration at top and bottom. Stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Small spots of wear-through at corner tips. Very small tears at top and bottom spine ends. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean (gilt page edges all around). Floral endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Hinges are sound. Frontispiece portrait of William Cullen Bryant. Illustrated by one hundred engravings from drawings by Birket Foster, Harry Fenn, Alfred Fredericks, and Others. 501 pages. 026113

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I Think I Don't Remember, Buchwald, Art
146 I Think I Don't Remember
Buchwald, Art
New York G. P. Putnam's 1987 0-399-13325-9 / 9780399133251 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Steve Mendelson, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, signed by author. Very clean pale blue boards with darker blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper: "To Charlie - Art Buchwald". 350 pgs. with illustrations by Steve Mendelson. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, hint of slightest edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Very nice signed copy by this recently deceased great humorist dealing with sordid American politics. 8vo. Humor. 013573

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Old England and New England, In A Series of Views Taken on the Spot (Two volumes of the London edition complete in one), Bunn, Alfred
147 Old England and New England, In A Series of Views Taken on the Spot (Two volumes of the London edition complete in one)
Bunn, Alfred
Philadelphia A. Hart, Late Carey and Hart 1853 First Hardcover Good+ No Dust jacket 
Green cloth boards decorated on front and rear boards and spine with blind-stamping, gold lettering on spine. Spine title: Alfred Bunn in America. Very light soiling. 1/4" loss to cloth at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Text pages are clean (some dust-speckling to text block edges). Fold-out statistic sheet on Lowell manufacturers. 315 pp. 020775

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The Pilgrim's Progress (in words of one syllable), Bunyan, John
148 The Pilgrim's Progress (in words of one syllable)
Bunyan, John
Philadelphia Altemus 1899 Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
From Altemus' One Syllable Series. Decorated American Trade Binding. Clean brown cloth boards with blue, red, and black decoration, silver lettering on cover; black lettering and decoration on spine. Slight wear at base of spine and top spine corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Sixty illustrations. 208 pages. 024168

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The Maxims of Methuselah - Being the advice given by the Patriarch in his Nine Hundred Sixty and Ninth Year to his Great Grandson at Shem's Coming of Age in Regard to Women, Burgess, Gelett
149 The Maxims of Methuselah - Being the advice given by the Patriarch in his Nine Hundred Sixty and Ninth Year to his Great Grandson at Shem's Coming of Age in Regard to Women
Burgess, Gelett
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1907 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Louis D. Fancher, Illustrator 
First edition. Green cloth boards with large illustrated paste-on illustration on front and rear boards. Illustrations, Decorations, and Cover Design by Louis D. Fancher. Slight wear-through to corners and spine ends. Cover illustrations (front and back) are clean and unrubbed. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. All pages are decorated and clean. 108 pages. 023883

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Everywhere I Roam, Burman, Ben Lucien
150 Everywhere I Roam
Burman, Ben Lucien
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1949 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with green title box, silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Slight browning to inner edges of endpapers. Illustrated with drawings by Alice Caddy. 304 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel with an unforgettable character, Captain Asa, the Cumberland mountaineer who travels about the South in his trailer, trying to find a haven in a disturbed world where he can get back to the good old times and keep his straying children safe at his side. Rich in humor, warm, and philosophic, EVERYWHERE I ROAM is at the same time full of subtle irony as it presents a brilliant pageant of southern life and, indeed, American life. 025119

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151 T. Tembarom
Burnett, Frances Hodgson
New York The Century Co. 1913 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Charles S. Chapman, Illustrator 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Signed binding - BS - Bertha Stuart. Clean brown cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration on cover, gilt lettering on spine. Very light corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Previous owner name on front free endpaper. 518 pgs. 008711

Price: 12.00 USD
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T. Tembarom, Burnett, Frances Hodgson
152 T. Tembarom
Burnett, Frances Hodgson
New York Century Company 1914 First Hardcover Near Fine Fair Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in original jacket. Very clean, unfaded rust cloth boards with bright unchipped gold lettering and decoration on cover, spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by Charles S. Chapman. 518 pages. Dust jacket has large piece missing (base of spine to below center) and chipping at top spine edge; age-toning and edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023107

Price: 30.00 USD
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One Woman's Arctic, Burnford, Sheila
153 One Woman's Arctic
Burnford, Sheila
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1973 0316117161 / 9780316117166 First Unknown Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 234 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket has slight fading to lettering on spine, is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The record of two idyllic summers spent close to the North Pole in the Eskimo community of Pond Inlet. It is also a knowing and sympathetic study of the Inuit (Eskimos) themselves. Mrs. Burnford warmly admires her friends' remarkable gifts as mechanics, artists, and hunters; she enjoys their courage, their gaiety, their wise way with children, and she respects the social delicacy of a people who believe that the gross and impetuous white man is the descendant of dogs. 026390

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154 Without Reserve
Burnford, Sheila
Boston/Toronto Little Brown & Co. 1969 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Susan Ross, Illust. 
242 pgs. Fine in Nr Fine DJ Very clean red cloth boards with gold and black lettering on spine. No wear to boards. Binding is tight & square. Illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates inside. Beautiful drawings by Susan Ross. Clean dustjacket has not been price-clipped, is unchipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. By the author of "The Incredible Journey". Stated First Edition. 8vo. Native American. 003616

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155 The Letters of Gertrude Stein and Thornton Wilder
Burns, Edward and Ulla E. Dydo with William Rice
New Haven & London Yale University Press 1996 0-300-06774-7 / 9780300067743 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean maroon boards with ivory cloth spine. No wear or bumped corners. Binding is tight & crisp. Pages and edges are bright and clean, no names or bookplates inside. Clean, crisp dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. First Edition. 004157

Price: 12.00 USD
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THE PASSIONS OF ANDREW JACKSON, Burstein, Andrew
156 THE PASSIONS OF ANDREW JACKSON
Burstein, Andrew
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2003 0375414282 / 9780375414282 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped dustjacket. Clean blue boards with silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 292 pp. with index. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020211

Price: 10.00 USD
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157 The Perfumed Garden of the Shaykh Nefzawi
Burton, Sir Richard
New York G. P. Putnam's 1964 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First American Edition 1964" stated on copyright page, in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean light beige buckram cloth boards with red decoration and gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight dust-speckling to deckled page edges). Clean red endpapers, with previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 271 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (6.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears, some fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The classic Arabian treatise on physical love, Translated by Sir Richard F. Burton and Edited with an Introduction and Additional Notes by Alan Hull Walton. 018834

Price: 28.00 USD
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The Wine Lover's Guide to France, Busselle, Michael
158 The Wine Lover's Guide to France
Busselle, Michael
Little Brown & Co 1986 0316118397 / 9780316118392 First Unknown Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs, maps. 255 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket has one tiny corner chip at base of spine, smaller than a dried pea. Not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026319

Price: 14.00 USD
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The Cheerful Smugglers, Butler, Ellis Parker
159 The Cheerful Smugglers
Butler, Ellis Parker
New York Century Company 1908 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket May Wilson Preston, Illustrator 
First Edition decorated American trade binding (signed binding - DD - Decorative Designers). Clean beige cloth boards with rust brown and black decoration on cover, rust brown lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (tiny initials in corner of rear fixed endpaper). Eight illustrations by May Wilson Preston, including frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 277 pages. 022266

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Alleys of Eden, Butler, Robert Olen
160 The Alleys of Eden
Butler, Robert Olen
New York Horizon Press 1981 0818006315 / 9780818006319 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First edition of first book of Pulitzer Prize winning-author Robert Olen Butler, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green boards with blue cloth spine (some mottled fading to spine cloth), gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 256 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Novel set in Vietnam about an American deserter from the armed forces as his last chance to escape to America approaches. 023149

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