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The Kitchen Scholar, Kinard, Malvina C. and Marjorie P. Blanchard
141 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

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The Calendar Epic, Kubeck, James
142 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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Commandos and Rangers of World War II, Ladd, James
143 Commandos and Rangers of World War II
Ladd, James
New York St. Martin's Press 1978 0-312-15167-5 / 9780312151676 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean green cloth 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 marks. Clean endpapers. 287 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has very small shallow corner chip at lower right front corner tip. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Here is the exciting story of the Commandos and Rangers--whose bravery and daring throughout the most difficult engagements of World War II made them legends in their own time. 8vo. World War II. 012241

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Wine Spectator's California Wine - A Comprehensive Guide to the Wineries, Wines, Vintages and Vineyards of America's Premier Winegrowing State, Laube, James
144 Wine Spectator's California Wine - A Comprehensive Guide to the Wineries, Wines, Vintages and Vineyards of America's Premier Winegrowing State
Laube, James
Wine Spectator Press 1995 1881659259 / 9781881659259 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean first edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Green boards with darker green cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean green marbled endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with regional maps. 758 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The history of winemaking in California--the roots of which date back over 200 years--and a definitive guide to today's California wineries and their products. 026894

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Code Name Nimrod, Leasor, James
145 Code Name Nimrod
Leasor, James
Boston Houghton Mifflin Co 1981 0395302285 / 9780395302286 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped dustjacket. 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. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 264 pages with Bibliography. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (10.95 on front inside flap), one very tiny shallow chip at base of rear panel (size of grain of rice). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. True story of the spy who ensured the success of the Normandy Invasion. 021855

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The Plague and the Fire - London: 1665/1666, Leasor, James
146 The Plague and the Fire - London: 1665/1666
Leasor, James
New York McGraw-Hill 1961 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with red and silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with black and white drawings. 281 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, has small chip at top spine edge, 2" closed tear at bottom of front panel. Photo and brief bio of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's extensive research into this book is combined with eye-witness accounts and contemporary documents never before collected, making the work a significant historical account of both events, as well as a powerful drama of peope caught in so immense a tragedy that no single human being could have seen the complete picture. 028191

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Penchants & Places - Essays and Criticism, Leithauser, Brad
147 Penchants & Places - Essays and Criticism
Leithauser, Brad
New York Random House Inc 1995 0679429980 / 9780679429982 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 289 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A collection of essays and criticism on the writings of Henry James, Flannery O'Connor, Salman Rushdie, H. G. Wells, and others. 018548

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The Fifties in Pictures, Lescott, James
148 The Fifties in Pictures
Lescott, James
Great Britain Parragon Inc 2007 1405495308 / 9781405495301 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean glossy unworn pictoral boards with Marilyn Monroe on the cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean purple endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with full color and black and white photographs. 256 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, short closed tear at top rear flap fold, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024354

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Excelsior, Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
149 Excelsior
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth
Boston James R. Osgood 1878 Hardcover Very Good 
Lovely old decorated binding. Green cloth boards with bevelled edges. Very light soiling to cloth (a few very small faint spots). Very light surface wear to corners, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. All page edges gilt. Clean chocolate brown endpapers. Text pages have some light soiling from handling. Neatly penned previous owner Christmas inscription dated 1878 on blank fly leaf. Black and white illustrations (engravings) throughout. Unpaginated. 028018

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Hallelujah Flight, Lynn, Jack
150 Hallelujah Flight
Lynn, Jack
New York St. Martins Press 1990 0312043244 / 9780312043247 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition (first printing, with full number line) in unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with gold lettering on spine. Slight wear to one corner tip, tiny bump to one corner. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 237 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, has two short closed edge tears along flap fold edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An adventure novel based on the true story of two black aviators (James Herman Banning and Thomas C. Allen) who set out to be the first black Americans to fly coast to coast across America. 027567

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The Quotable Fisherman, Lyons, Nick
151 The Quotable Fisherman
Lyons, Nick
New York The Lyons Press 1998 1558217177 / 9781558217171 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page and in clean unchipped jacket. Very clean blue flecked white boards with clean dark blue cloth spine, white lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 200 pp. Illustrations by Alan James Robinson. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A collection of comments and stories about the pasion and pleasure of fishing which captures the essence of the sport. Writers include: Lord Byron, Cervantes, Ernest Hemingway, Izaak Walton, and more. 020805

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152 A Kid for Two Farthings
Mankowitz, Wolf
New York E. P. Dutton 1954 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket James Boswell, Illustrator 
Clean blue cloth boards with small illustration (goat and boy) on front cover. No fraying or wear, very slight browning to spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. No names, writing or bookplates. Pages and edges are clean. 120 pgs. Illustrated with drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has some fading to spine, very small chip at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 008871

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Voyage to Atlantis: A Firsthand Account of the Scientific Expedition to Solve the Riddle of the Ages, Mavor, James W. Jr.
153 Voyage to Atlantis: A Firsthand Account of the Scientific Expedition to Solve the Riddle of the Ages
Mavor, James W. Jr.
New York G. P. Putnam's 1969 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean dark blue cloth boards wtih gold lettering and decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Clean maps on endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and maps. 320 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, has 2-1/2" closed edge tear at spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Exploration of the volcanic Aegean island of Thera as the possible site of Atlantis. 8vo. Ancient History. 011991

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154 I Never Saw an Arab Like Him
Maxwell, James
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1948 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean yellow cloth boards with dark green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; small previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 207 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Middle East. 010744

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Our Favorites - Our Favorite Poets and Poems Old and New, Maxwell, Mrs. Gen. O. C.
155 Our Favorites - Our Favorite Poets and Poems Old and New
Maxwell, Mrs. Gen. O. C.
Jersey City, NJ Star Publishing Company 1891 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean decorated cloth binding, with elaborate silver, gold and black decoration on cover and spine. Approx. size 8-1/2" x 11-1/2". Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Slight bumping to corners, two tiny spots of wear to base of spine corners. Pages and edges are clean with clean floral decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Color frontis illustration with clean tissue guard; every page has red decorative border; additional black and white illustrations throughout. 414 pp. with index. Includes poems of William Cullen Bryant, Henry Longfellow, Oliver Wendell Holmes, James Russell Lowell, and many more, plus drawings of their homes. 019956

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The Pictorial History of the World; Embracing Full and Authentic Accounts of Every Nation of Ancient and Modern Times Showing the Causes of Their Prosperity and Decline, McCabe, James D.
156 The Pictorial History of the World; Embracing Full and Authentic Accounts of Every Nation of Ancient and Modern Times Showing the Causes of Their Prosperity and Decline
McCabe, James D.
USA National Publishing Company 1877 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean decorated Victorian binding with bevelled board edges - green cloth boards with gold and black stamped decoration front on cover, elaborate gold decoration on spine, black stamped decoration on rear board. Thick book (2-1/4"), size approx. 7-1/2" x 10". Very slight wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers (neatly penned "compliments of" note lightly tipped in on front paste down). Marvelous black and white illustrations throughout. 1260 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. This book has been well cared-for and is in very nice condition. 027948

Price: 100.00 USD
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Snake, McClure, James
157 Snake
McClure, James
New York Harper & Row 1976 0-06-012884-4 / 9780060128845 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean yellow cloth boards with red snake illustration on cover, black cloth spine with red lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 216 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no wear or tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 011539

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Horse Dung Trail - Saga of American Circus, McKennon, Joe
158 Horse Dung Trail - Saga of American Circus
McKennon, Joe
Sarasota, Florida Carnival Publishers 1975 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in original illustrated jacket. Clean turquoise blue cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Signed "Best Wishes from Joe McKennon" on front free endpaper. Small previous owner return address label on front fixed endpaper. 528 pp. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge (1/8"), a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The wonderful saga of the American Circus, including P.T. Barnum, the Ringlings, Jess Adkins, James A. Bailey and hundreds of other circus greats, including great circus performances, meals in circus cookhouses, grassy lots and floods, fires and train wrecks through the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia. 019012

Price: 40.00 USD
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Gettysburg, McPherson, James M.
159 Gettysburg
McPherson, James M.
Atlanta Turner Publishing Inc. 1993 1-878685-79-1 / 9781878685797 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Mort Kunstler, Illustrator 
Clean blue-black boards with clean gray spine, gold lettering on cover, dark blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 128 pgs. Beautifully illustrated with the paintings of Mort Kunstler, maps. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Companion book to the major motion picture, "Gettysburg." 9-1/2 x 11-1/2". Civil War. 016858

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The Enemy: A Biography of Wyndham Lewis, Meyers, Jeffrey
160 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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