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Journey to Java, Nicolson, Harold
141 Journey to Java
Nicolson, Harold
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1958 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean unfaded black cloth boards with rose red and silver lettering on cover and spine. Hint of surface wear to spine corners--no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, with green top stained page edges. Clean bright endpapers (illustrated with maps). No names, writing or marks. 335 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at base of spine, very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. For his seventieth birthday Sir Harold Nicolson was given a two months' cruise from London to Java, a gift from his friends. The result is this book--filled with pleasant shipboard hours, excursions at ports of call, and long converstaions about books, past and present, and the world of his time. 8vo. Adventure. 015213

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The Time Traveler's Wife, Niffenegger, Audrey
142 The Time Traveler's Wife
Niffenegger, Audrey
San Francisco Macadam/cage 2003 193156146X / 9781931561464 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line in clean unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black cloth spine, unchipped metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 519 pages + acknowledgements. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (25.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022412

Price: 95.00 USD
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Bread, Norris, Charles G.
143 Bread
Norris, Charles G.
New York E. P. Dutton 1923 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Later printing (1923) in scarce original dust jacket. Decorated American trade binding. Clean rust brown cloth boards with gold lettering and wheat design on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name in very light pencil on front free endpaper. 511 pages. Dust jacket has two very small chips at spine corners, a few tiny edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a woman and her experiences in the business world, this was quite the sensation at the time it was published. By the author of "Brass" and "Salt." 024185

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"Let Your Motto Be Resistance" - The Life and Thought of Henry Highland Garnet, Ofari, Earl
144 "Let Your Motto Be Resistance" - The Life and Thought of Henry Highland Garnet
Ofari, Earl
Boston Beacon Press 1972 0-[8070-5430-5 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean marbled brown paper covered boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover; clean red cloth spine with black lettering. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 221 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, not price clipped, small curved closed tear at base of spine, slight fading to spine background. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "No oppressed people have ever secured their liberty without resistance. What kind of resistance you had better make; you must decide by the circumstances that surround you, and according to the suggestion of expediency." Such was the voice of the Reverend Henry Highland Garnet (1815-1882) in his "Address to the Slaves" of 1843. Black abolitionist, political activist, preacher and educator, Garnet was an important and widely recognized figure in midnineteenth-century America. Today he is almost unknown. Here are ten of Garnet's important writings, many of them being republished in book form for the first time. 028356

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A Captive of Time, Olga Ivinskaya
145 A Captive of Time
Olga Ivinskaya
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1978 0385127316 / 9780385127318 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige cloth boards with gold and black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated in black and white. 462 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027946

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146 The Shawl
Ozik, Cynthia
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1989 0-394-57976-3 / 9780394579764 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Green boards with maroon cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. A few very small spots of manufacturer's glue on front board. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small previous owner inscription on half-title page. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, crisp, with small price clip. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The short story and novella published together for the first time in this volume are two of Cynthia Ozick's most widely admired works of fiction--exquisitely moving and powerful tales. 8vo. Fiction. 010552

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Michael Palin's Hemingway's Adventure, Palin, Michael
147 Michael Palin's Hemingway's Adventure
Palin, Michael
New York St. Martin's Press/Thomas Dunne Books 2000 0312243995 / 9780312243999 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 255 pp. beautifully illustrated with full-color photographs. Clean jacket is not price clipped ( 29.95 on front inside flap ), unchipped, with one 1" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One hundred years after the birth of Ernest Hemingway, the author set out to discover the man behind the legend, attempting to put himself in Hemingway's world. The result is world travel and gorgeous photographs of places in which Hemingway spent his time and built his legendary life. 019540

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Brigham Young, The New York Years, Palmer, Richard F. And Karl D. Butler
148 Brigham Young, The New York Years
Palmer, Richard F. And Karl D. Butler
Charles Redd Center for Western Studies 1982 0-941214-07-9 / 9780941214070 First Hard Cover Near Fine Good Jacket Signed
Very clean dark blue cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscirbed and SIGNED by author Karl Butler: "To my long-time and dear friend Ed Mott - Karl Butler" . Clean gray endpapers. 106 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and map. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, has several short closed edge tears and one long closed tear on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 011676

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A Ladder of Swords, Parker, Gilbert
149 A Ladder of Swords
Parker, Gilbert
New York Harper & Brothers 1904 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket The Kinneys, illustrators 
First Edition decorated cloth binding. Cream title box with trefoil border decoration. Tiny spots of wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard; eight additional illustrations -- all by "The Kinneys." 291 pages. A novel set in the time of Queen Elizabeth. 021165

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Cumner's Son - And Other South Sea Folk, Parker, Gilbert
150 Cumner's Son - And Other South Sea Folk
Parker, Gilbert
Toronto The Copp, Clark Company, Ltd. 1910 First Hardcover Good+ no dust jacket 
Unusual binding for this title, clean decorated biding - light green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering, black botanical decoration on cover and spine. Pinhead size spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, front hinge repair done at some time in past. Frontispiece illustration (black and white). 317 pages. 026430

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Smoke Rings and Roundelays - Blendings from Prose and Verse since Raleigh's Time, Partington, Wilfred
151 Smoke Rings and Roundelays - Blendings from Prose and Verse since Raleigh's Time
Partington, Wilfred
London John Castle 1924 First Hardcover Very Good+ fair Jacket Norman Janes, Illustrator 
An anthology of English smoking literature, selected and annotated by Wilfred Partington. Second Impression (so stated) of the first edition, with a partial dust jacket tipped in at front of book, several newspaper clipping about tobacco tipped in at rear endpapers. Clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Illustrated with woodcuts by Norman Janes. 320 pages with Appendix. A nice blend of stories about tobacco and smoking. 028238

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Big Freeze, Partridge, Bellamy
152 Big Freeze
Partridge, Bellamy
New York Thomas Y. Crowell Co. 1948 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean light gray cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 236 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, not faded, has slight wear at spine edges, very small closed tears at spine folds. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. By the author of "Country Lawyer," this novel takes place in New York City when an engineer helps develop a city reservoir and aqueduct system at a time when people were flooding into America from Europe due to a Cholera epidemic. Probable first edition (no additional printings listed--Crowell Publishers used various methods of indicating first edition, including no additional printings). 8vo. Historical Fiction. 012867

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Work Simplification in Agriculture, Paterson, D. W.
153 Work Simplification in Agriculture
Paterson, D. W.
London Land Books 1960 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket H. F. Smith, Illustrator Signed
"First published 1960" on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket, inscribed and signed by the author to his son. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with green lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed by the author: "To my son David, This book will not teach you farming, it is not intended to, but to explain to you the technique of a very important management subject, so that no matter what you choose as your calling in later life it will stand you in good stead. - Your father, David W. Paterson." 92 pp. Illustrated with 70 line drawings and diagrams. In unchipped jacket (very light soiling) with a few closed edge tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Methods to simplify each and every job of work on a farm...everything from catching hens to loading cattle and disposing of manure, time saving tips with flow charts. 019008

Price: 35.00 USD
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Springtime in Paris, Paul, Elliot
154 Springtime in Paris
Paul, Elliot
New York Random House 1950 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Printing (stated) in clean original dust jacket. Gray cloth boards with small gold vignette on cover, gold lettering in blue and red title boxes on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with rose red top page edges. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 364 pages. Clean jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, photo of author on rear inside flap.Slight wear to edges and corners, with a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. By the author of "The Last Time I Saw Paris" -- bringing back some of the same characters. 023634

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Royal Heritage, Pertwee, Roland
155 Royal Heritage
Pertwee, Roland
Boston and New York Houghton Mifflin 1931 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition with Houghton Mifflin and year 1931 on title page and copyright page, Houghton Mifflin on spine - in a Clean illustrated Grosset & Dunlap jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with orange border and lettering on cover, orange 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 endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 301 pages. Clean dust jacket has chip at top rear board edge (size of dime), a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An adventure novel with Prince Denzil as our hero, with romance, drama, perils met and overcome. More poet than Prince, Mario, ruler of Syrilla, that hot-blooded Mediterranean principality, threw away power and glory for Anne, daughter of a penniless gambler. His people revolted and exiled him. All went well--but by the time Denzil, son of Mario and Anne, had grown to be a gallant young hero, Syrilla was ready for a little glamour. Then it was that Denzil, smuggled into his realm in a fish basket, gathered around him a group of inflamed young patriots and organized the revolt. There is romance, drama, perils met and overcome--and through it all, Prince Denzil's undaunted youth and humor. 026318

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Live from the Battlefield: From Vietnam to Baghdad--35 Years in the World's War Zones, Peter Arnett
156 Live from the Battlefield: From Vietnam to Baghdad--35 Years in the World's War Zones
Peter Arnett
New York Simon & Schuster 1994 0671755862 / 9780671755867 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED and inscribed by the author (perhaps the greatest war correspondent of all time) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue boards with blue cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Patricia and Frank, With best regards to a couple of fellow travellers, Peter Arnett in Anco Poro(sp?), 1994". Illustrated with glossy black and white photographs. 463 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, clean, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's story of his amazing life as a war correspondent. He is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the George Polk Memorial Award, the President's Award for lifetime achievement from the Overseas Press Club, three Sigma Delta Chi awards for foreign correspondence from the Professioanl Society of Journalists, an Emmy award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, and many more honors. His coverage of the Vietnam War and his vivid on-the-ground 24-hour reporting of the Gulf War changed journalism forever. 026122

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My Garden and I, Pitken, Olive
157 My Garden and I
Pitken, Olive
New York Lyons & Burford 1992 1558211802 / 9781558211803 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped jacket. Clean dark green boards with burgundy cloth spine, white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 149 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (19.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A warm, wise, deeply satisfying and beautifully written book for any gardener. Pitken shares what she has learned about transplanting wildflowers, making compost, the subbornness of rock gardens and the capriciousness of bulbs, sharing the knowledge, delights and frustrations of a long-time gardener. 022483

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The Aristocrats - Being the impressions of the Lady Helen Pole during her sojourn in The Great North Woods as spontaneously recorded in her letters to her friend in North Britain the Countess of Edge and Ross, Pole, Lady Helen
158 The Aristocrats - Being the impressions of the Lady Helen Pole during her sojourn in The Great North Woods as spontaneously recorded in her letters to her friend in North Britain the Countess of Edge and Ross
Pole, Lady Helen
London / New York John Lane 1901 Sixth Edition Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket 
Sixth Edition. Decorated American trade binding. Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold decoration and triple rule line border, gold lettering on cover; gold lettering on spine. Printed at The Crow Printing Company, New York. Slight surface wear to spine ends, no fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight foxing to endpapers), with gilt top page edges. Very small previous owner name on front free endpaper. 309 pages. Fascinating series of letters from a woman staying at one of the Great Camps in the Adirondacks during the late 1800's -- she was a wonderful writer who captures the beauty of the area and the spirit of the time; quite an independent young woman who enjoyed being wooed by several men at once during her summer sojourn. 024470

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The Lost Fight, Prescott, H.F.M.
159 The Lost Fight
Prescott, H.F.M.
New York Dodd Mead 1956 Second edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with bright silver lettering, black sword on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - previous owner circular blind-stamp impression on title page, last page. 310 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has slight wear at top spine edge, tiny closed tear at spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Novel of stark realism and veritable details of life as it must have been lived seven centuries ago, at the time of the Sixth Crusade--offset by the glamour of knighthood in full flower, the loveliness of fair women and the stirring action of fighting men. The story centers on one Adam Morteigne who is trusted by his best friend with the guardianship of his wife while he is away at war. 027113

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Summer Landscape, Redlich, Monica
160 Summer Landscape
Redlich, Monica
London Gerald Duckworth & Co., Ltd. 1952 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Red cloth boards with gold stamped lettering on spine. Very clean except for small spot of darkening at front gutter and small spot of darkening at base of spine. No fraying, hint of very light surface wear at corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name/address on front free endpaper; slight foxing to endpapers, with small brown tape offset to front and rear endpapers. 231 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs by the author throughout. Clean dustjacket has chipping at top and bottom spine edges, with top edge chip extending slightly into front panel. Jacket is not price clipped, has lovely photo of author on rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Monica Redlich's first book "Danish Delight" published in 1939 described her first year of married life in Copenhagen; in this book she returns on holiday to Denmark with her husband (Danish Consul General in New York), staying for a time with her parents in England on the way. The contrasts and parallels between the summer landscapes of New England, the English Midlands and Denmark, is one of the themes of the book, but its special charm lies in the gaiety and enthusiasm of the author. 8vo. Travel. 014033

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