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Code Name Nimrod, Leasor, James
141 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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Penchants & Places - Essays and Criticism, Leithauser, Brad
142 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
143 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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Silver Kings - The Lives and Times of Mackay, Fair, Flood and O'Brien, Lords of the Nevada Comstock Lode, Lewis, Oscar
144 Silver Kings - The Lives and Times of Mackay, Fair, Flood and O'Brien, Lords of the Nevada Comstock Lode
Lewis, Oscar
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1947 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Very clean rust cloth boards with small blind-stamped decoration at upper corner of front cover, bright silver lettering on spine. No fraying 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 with drawings and photographs. 286 pages + eight-page index. Dust jacket is clean and bright, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has slight wear at top and bottom spine edges, several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of the big four of the Nevada Comstock Lode, one of the greatest of all silver mines. These were fabulous men who led strangely fascinating lives, set against the stunning background of the Virginia City of the seventies as well as the San Francisco of that era. The result is a really magnificent piece of authentic Americana. 026535

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Hallelujah Flight, Lynn, Jack
145 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
146 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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147 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.
148 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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149 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.
150 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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Snake, McClure, James
151 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
152 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

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Gettysburg, McPherson, James M.
153 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Enemy: A Biography of Wyndham Lewis, Meyers, Jeffrey
154 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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Sayonara, Michener, James
155 Sayonara
Michener, James
New York Random House 1954 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean brown boards with black spine and board edges, silver lettering on covern, sillver and red 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. 243 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, no fading. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Beautiful collectible quality example of the classic book by Michener made into a film in 1957 starring Marlon Brando which won four Oscars. 8vo. Fiction. 013868

Price: 175.00 USD
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Kent State - What Happened and Why, Michener, James A.
156 Kent State - What Happened and Why
Michener, James A.
New York Random House Inc 1971 0394471997 / 9780394471990 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean, with clean black top-stained page edges. Clean illustrated endpapers (map of university campus grounds); no names, writing or marks. 559 pgs. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one short closed tear (1/2") at base of rear panel; photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018720

Price: 75.00 USD
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Legacy, Michener, James A.
157 Legacy
Michener, James A.
New York Random House Inc 1990 0394564324 / 9780394564326 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in fine unclipped jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges area clean and bright. Clean beautifully illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 176 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel written in the author's eightieth year, and the two-hundredth anniversary of the U.S. Constitution. A novel as timeless astruth and justice--its biographical portraits are an eloquent lesson in American history. 018865

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Selected Writings of James A. Michener, Michener, James A.
158 Selected Writings of James A. Michener
Michener, James A.
New York Modern Library 1957 Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 296 in clean original dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. With a special Foreword by the Author. 425 pages. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, diagonal crease to front inside flap. 393 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024273

Price: 18.00 USD
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Fury - Stallion of Broken Wheel Ranch, Miller, Albert G.
159 Fury - Stallion of Broken Wheel Ranch
Miller, Albert G.
Philadelphia / Toronto John C. Winston Company 1959 First Hardcover Good no dust jacket James W. Schucker, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition. Red cloth boards with rearing black horse on cover, black lettering on spine. Some moderate soiling. Small spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean with slight browning to endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 2" closed tear to blank endpaper at rear of book. Illustrated by James W. Schucker. 177 pages, including note at end about the NBC-TV television series "Fury" and the real horse who played him. 026599

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Forrestal Diaries, Millis, Walter (Editor)
160 The Forrestal Diaries
Millis, Walter (Editor)
New York Viking Press 1951 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"Published by the Viking Press in October 1951" on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with red cloth spine, gold title on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 581 pp. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Jacket is not price clipped (5.00 on front inside flap), has small chip at upper right corner of front panel (size of half a dime), surface wear and one tiny chip (grain of rice) at rear spine fold, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Drawn from the fifteen loose-leaf diaries left at the White House by James Forrestal shortly before his suicide. Kept for his private information and not intended for publication, the diaries cover his personal involvement as Secretary of the Navy and first Secretary of Defense, in the national and world issues of the critical years following World War II. 019587

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