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161 In Africa with Schweitzer
Berman, Dr. Edgar
Far Hills, NJ New Horizon Press 1986 0-88282-025-7 / 9780882820255 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Clean gold boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 308 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has very light wear at top & bottom of spine and to one corner, very small closed edge tear (1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "A remarkable memoir by the U.S. surgeon who worked with Schweitzer". "A moving, in-depth portrait of one of this century's most remarkable men and of the provacative writer-physician who sought him out". 8vo. Biography. 007716

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Beach Holidays from Portugal to Israel, Bernarde, Melvin and Anita
162 Beach Holidays from Portugal to Israel
Bernarde, Melvin and Anita
New York Dodd Mead 1974 0-396-06891-X / 9780396068914 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket Signed
Clean black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED by authors and dated on front free endpaper. 272 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A lively, informal guide to carefully chosen beaches in Portugal, Spain, France, Sardinia, Elba, Yugoslavia, Malta, Cyprus, Turkey and Israel. Included are both low cost lodgings and luxury hotels, pristine beaches and active social spots. Basic information on transportation, climate, points of interest, accomodations and more. 8vo. Travel. 008193

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163 Fire in the Bush: A Novel of Africa
Bernier, Paul
New York P. F. Kenedy & Sons 1957 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Very clean yellow cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Translated from French by Roch Le Page. 225 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has some edgewear and very small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Novel set in French Colonial Africa. 010508

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Fire in the Bush: A Novel of Africa, Bernier, Paul
164 Fire in the Bush: A Novel of Africa
Bernier, Paul
New York P. J. Kenedy & Sons 1957 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean yellow cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. No surface wear or bumping. Binding is tight and square. Pages, edges and endpapers are clean and bright; no writing or marks. 225 pgs. Clean, bright dustjacket is not price clipped, with a very light hint of edge wear to top/base of spine; no significant chips, tears or creases. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Translated from French by Roch Le Page. 014963

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The Art of Knots: A Sailor's Handbook, Berthier, Marc P. G.
165 The Art of Knots: A Sailor's Handbook
Berthier, Marc P. G.
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1977 0385114648 / 9780385114646 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very tiny spots of wear to bottom spine corners. No fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. All pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Text and drawings by Mar. P. G. Berthier; Calligraphy by Joseph P. Ascherl. Beautifully and thoroughly illustrated. 187 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An internationally acclaimed guide to the practical art of tying knots. A welcome addition to every sailor's bookshelf. 026614

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The Unbreakable Code (The Book Scavenger series), Bertman, Jennifer Chambliss
166 The Unbreakable Code (The Book Scavenger series)
Bertman, Jennifer Chambliss
New York Henry Holt And Company 2017 1627791167 / 9781627791168 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing, with full number line on copyright page) in clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition except for small remainder mark to upper text block edge (black dot). Very clean turquoise boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 353 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderful biblio-mystery for young people involving a trail of encrypted messages in books by Mark Twain that uncover a trail of arson. 026863

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The Sky Is Red, Berto, Giuseppe
167 The Sky Is Red
Berto, Giuseppe
New York New Directions 1948 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Clean book in original unclipped dust jacket. Translated from the Italian by Angus Davidson. Beige cloth boards with red leaf design on cover, red lettering on spine. No bumping 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. 397 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), light soiling, small scrape on front panel as from a sticker removal (size of a dime). Author photo and brief biography on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel about the the people of a bombed Italian town after World War II and the way they patch up the wreckage of their lives and go on: hoping, loving, living. 027234

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The Invasion of Canada 1812-1813, Berton, Pierre
168 The Invasion of Canada 1812-1813
Berton, Pierre
Little, Brown 1980 0316092169 / 9780316092166 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in original dust jacket. Clean ivory boards with orange cloth spine, gold lettering on spine; blind-stamped decoration on cover. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with maps by Geoffrey Matthews. 363 pages with index. Dust jacket has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine ends (under 1/8"), price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. To a small number of American leaders in the summer of 1812, the invasion and annexation of Canada seemed to be, as Thomas Jefferson confidently predicted, "a mere matter of marching." Yet two years later when this "War of 1812" was abandoned on the bloody banks of the River Raisin, the only Americans left on Canadian soil were prisoners of war, three entire American armies had been forced to surrender (one without every having fired a shot), and the British suddenly controlled all of Michigan as well as most of present-day Indiana and Ohio. In this vivid account of the war's first year and of the events leading up to it, Pierre Berton rescues a half-forgotten chapter from the story of Canadian-American relations and turns it into an engrossing, historically accurate narrative that reads like a fast-paced novel. Drawing on personal memoirs, soldiers' diaries, and official dispatches, berton portrays all sides of the men who fought the war. 026752

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Border Iron, Best, Herbert
169 Border Iron
Best, Herbert
New York Viking Press 1947 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with green illustration on cover, green lettering and small illustration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 219 pgs. Illustrated by Erick Berry. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped (small ink marking through publisher's price of 2.00), small corner chip at rear base spine corner (small thumbnail size); a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A lonely orphan boy and his sheepdog, Limb, solve a border dispute over iron ore from Massachusetts for a furnace in "York Province" in the 1740's. 018395

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The Firelight Fairy Book, Beston, Henry B.
170 The Firelight Fairy Book
Beston, Henry B.
Boston Atlantic Monthly Press 1919 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Maurice E. Day, Illustrator 
First edition. Clean blue cloth boards with black lettering and illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. Light surface wear only to corners, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 258 pp. with illustrations by Maurice E. Day. 020763

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Modern Spice: Inspired Indian Flavors for the Contemporary Kitchen, Bhide, Monica
171 Modern Spice: Inspired Indian Flavors for the Contemporary Kitchen
Bhide, Monica
New York Simon & Schuster 2009 1416566597 / 9781416566595 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Fine First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean ivory boards with orange spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs. 265 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Food writer Monica Bhide is the perfect representative of the new generation of Indian American cooks who have taken traditional dishes, painstakinglly prepared by their Indian mothers and grandmothers, and updated them for modern American lifestyles and tastes. Simple but deeply flavorful recipes taking the vibbrant tastes of India into the twenty-first century. 027914

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Debut, Biddle, Livingston
172 Debut
Biddle, Livingston
New York Julian Messner 1952 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean blue cloth boards with red cloth spine, black title box on spine. No bumping or wear, slightest hint of browning to board edges. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper. 378 pgs. Clean bright DUSTJACKET is not price clipped, unfaded, with a few tiny shallow chips and very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A romance novel of debut society in Philadelphia during World War II. 013863

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Tales of Soldiers & Civilians, Bierce, Ambrose
173 Tales of Soldiers & Civilians
Bierce, Ambrose
New York Heritage Press 1943 First Hardcover Near Fine Good+ Jacket Paul Landacre, Illustrator 
Nice clean unworn book in original slipcase, with Heritage "Sandglass" pamphlet laid in. Clean illustrated gray paper-covered boards with blue cloth spine, gold lettering and decoration 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. Edited with an Introduction by Joseph Henry Jackson; Illustrated with wood engravings by Paul Landacre. 222 pages. Slipcase is clean but faded, no racking, a few small edge chips. 026930

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The Making of Society, Bierstedt, Robert (Editor)
174 The Making of Society
Bierstedt, Robert (Editor)
New York Modern Library 1959 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 183 in unclipped jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Dark blue cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with top stained upper text block edges, clean Kent style endpapers. Small previous owner name neatly stamped inconspicuously on title page. Edited and with an Introduction by Robert Bierstedt. Revised Edition. 557 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (1.95 on front inside flap), slight edge wear at top and bottom spine edges, no tears. 403 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027438

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Highway Robbery, BIllheimer, John
175 Highway Robbery
BIllheimer, John
New York St. Martin's 2000 0-312-25247-1 / 9780312252472 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Very clean black boards with bright metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. No previous owner names, writing or bookplates. 290 pgs. Clean, bright and crisp dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 015612

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Kalahari, Bjerre, Jens
176 Kalahari
Bjerre, Jens
New York Hill and Wang 1960 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First American edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean gold cloth boards with blue lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight and hinges are sound - no cracking. Illustrated with map, amazing full color and black and white photographs. 227 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine ends, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. First published in Denmark by Carit Andersens Forlag under the title, Kalahari Atomtidens Stenalder, this is the first American edition. 027792

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The Last Cannibals, Bjerre, Jens
177 The Last Cannibals
Bjerre, Jens
New York William Morrow 1957 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Translated from the Danish by Estrid Bannister. Green cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold decorative stripe on black portion of cover, gold lettering on spine. Some fading to green edges. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean map-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with many black and white plates. 192 pages. Clean dust jacket has very small chip at upper rear spine corner, very slight edge wear, not price clipped; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A famous young Danish explorer's vivid personal account of day-by-day life among the primitive tribes of Australia and New Guinea. 027012

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Mama's Way, Bjorn, Thyra Ferre
178 Mama's Way
Bjorn, Thyra Ferre
New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1962 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Very clean brown cloth boards with golden brown cloth spine, red lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, very slight bump to one corner. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper. No other marks. 214 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, slight wear at corner tips and spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Nice clean book & dustjacket, signed by author -- gift quality. 8vo. Scandinavia. 011589

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Modern Daughters - Conversations with Various American Girls and One Man, Black, Alexander
179 Modern Daughters - Conversations with Various American Girls and One Man
Black, Alexander
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1899 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Maroon cloth boards with decorative oval portrait in black and white on cover of a beautiful young woman, gold decoration; gold lettering on spine. Some fading to spine and upper board edges. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with gilt top edges. Silk endpapers, with tasteful previous owner bookplate at upper corner of front fixed endpaper, name and date (Dec. 25th, 1899) at top of front free endpaper. Frontis portrait of a second young girl with clean tissue guard.Designs and photographic illustrations by the author. 212 pages. 021823

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The Vital South;  How Presidents are Elected, Black, Earl;  Black, Merle
180 The Vital South; How Presidents are Elected
Black, Earl; Black, Merle
Cambridge, MA - London, England Harvard University Press 1992 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, signed by author. Very clean sky-blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR: "For Dick Fenno, with great respect and admiration - Merle Black - March, 1999" Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped and has some minor surface wear to corner tips, small chip at bottom right front corner tip (size of pea). 400 pgs. with index. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Political. 014273

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