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161 A Necktie in Greenwich Village
Levoy, Myron
New York Vanguard Press 1968 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket Signed
Clean red cloth boards with white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean yellow endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Letter regarding an upcoming radio interview SIGNED BY AUTHOR is laid in. 185 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Book is a happy trip which follows a young man in and out of Greenwich Village on his search for the good life, poking fun at him along the way. 8vo. Fiction. 013585

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From Newgate to Dannemora: The Rise of the Penitentiary in New York, 1796-1848, Lewis, W. David
162 From Newgate to Dannemora: The Rise of the Penitentiary in New York, 1796-1848
Lewis, W. David
Ithaca Cornell University Press 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean dark green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Slight bump to board at top edge; no other wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Small previous owner inscription at top corner of front free endpaper. Slight dust-speckling to top edges. 311 pgs. with index. Illustrated with portraits and drawings, diagrams. Also includes a pamphlet (laid in), "The Rise of the Penitentiary in New York - A Review" by Harry Elmer Barnes reprinted from New York History, January, 1966. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has edge wear, one chip near top spine edge, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Criminal Justice. 012591

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Gift From the Sea, Lindbergh, Anne Morrow
163 Gift From the Sea
Lindbergh, Anne Morrow
New York Pantheon 1955 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket, with The New York Times Book Review (March 20, 1955) laid in. Very clean beige boards with brown seashells, blue lettering; blue-green spine with crisp white lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, small sophisticated bookplate at upper corner of front paste-down - no other markings. 128 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), very clean except for lilght soiling on rear panel, a few short closed edge tears; nice photo and bio of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028422

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The Chinese Nightingale - and Other Poems, Lindsay, Vachel
164 The Chinese Nightingale - and Other Poems
Lindsay, Vachel
New York Macmillan 1920 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Decorated yellow cloth boards (dragon and pagoda motif). Light soiling to spine and boards. Tiny spots of wear at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and free from previous owner markings. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "My good wishes to Mildred M. McOmber - Nicholas Vachel Lindsay - May 9, 1921, Syracuse, New York - Come let us be bold with our songs." 127 pages. Nicholas Vachel Lindsay (November 10, 1879 – December 5, 1931) was an American poet. He is considered the father of modern singing poetry, as he referred to it, in which verses are meant to be sung or chanted. His extensive correspondence with the poet Yeats details his intentions to revive the musical qualities in poetry as had been practiced by the ancient Greeks. For the final twenty years of his life, Lindsay was one of the best-known poets in the US. His reputation was high enough to enable him to befriend, encourage, and mentor other poets, such as Langston Hughes and Sara Teasdale. Vachel Lindsay, together with Langston Hughes, helped define the school of Jazz Poetry in the first decades of the 20th century. 022877

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Belle Out of Order, Livingstone, Belle
165 Belle Out of Order
Livingstone, Belle
London/Melbourne/Toronto Heinemann 1960 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue-black cloth boards with bright silver 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. 291 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of Belle Livingstone, queen of the New York "speakeasies" in the days of Prohibition. 010129

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166 LIFE Classic Photographs: A Personal Interpretation
Loengard, John
New York Graphic Society 1988 0-8212-1714-3 / 9780821217146 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean, bright red glossy boards. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. From more than 50 years and 2,000 issues, John Loengard, former LIFE Editor, selected the "best of the best" photographs published in Life Magazine (color and black & white). 193 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, unfaded and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Gift and collectible quality.Photography. 006706

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Cast of Thousands, Loos, Anita
167 Cast of Thousands
Loos, Anita
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1977 0448122642 / 9780448122649 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean original dust jacket. Large book - approx. size: 9-1/2" x 11". Very clean gray cloth boards with black cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs, movie stills. 280 pages. Clean dust jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, no chips, very slight edge wear and a few tiny closed edge tears. Nice photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author of "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" and the screenplay for "Gigi" among other fine works, here she shares her colleciton of memories, photos and anecdotes of a life spanning over 80 years, roaming from New York to Hollywood to Paris, Berlin and Rome. It features an all-star cast of the most famous and favulous personalities of the stage and screen--including Carol Channing, Helen Hayes, Greta Garbo, Audrey Helpburn, Harpo Marx, Clark Gable. 025755

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The Vine Remembers - French Vignerons Recall Their Past, Loubere, Leo A.; Jean Sagnes, Laura Levine Frader, Remy Pech
168 The Vine Remembers - French Vignerons Recall Their Past
Loubere, Leo A.; Jean Sagnes, Laura Levine Frader, Remy Pech
Albany, NY State University of New York Press 1985 0873959140 / 9780873959148 First Paperback Very Good+ 
Clean trade paperback. Size approx. 6" x 9". Clean covers with no chipping, curling or creasing. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner names neatly penned on half-title page. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 193 pages with index. Interviews undertaken by Leo A. Loubere, Jean Sagnes, Laura Levine Frader, and Remy Pech. In this book, the vignerons--growers and workers of the vine--tell their own stories. Based on interviews with workers and small vineyard owners, the book presents the memories of vignerons from six major wine-producing areas of France. Recollections range from changing living conditions to the position of women and nature of family life in viticultural society, the changing work process and the labor struggles of vineyard workers, and the changing technology of wine-making. 027864

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169 The Trail of the Grand Seigneur
Lyman, Olin L.
New York New Amsterdam Book Co. 1903 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket J. Steeple Davis and Clare Angel, Illustrators 
Clean burgundy ribbed cloth boards with gilt lettering and circular decoration on cover, gilt lettering on spine. Very light corner wear. Binding is tight & square, but front free endpaper has been removed. Tasteful old bookplate inside front cover. Pages are clean and bright, no foxing. Color frontis illustration with tissue guard; 7 color illustrative plates total (complete). 432 pgs. 8vo. Novel. 006898

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The Man on the Box, MacGrath, Harold
170 The Man on the Box
MacGrath, Harold
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1904 Photoplay Edition Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Very nice decorated American trade binding - photoplay edition - clean green cloth boards with green, cream and black decoration and black lettering on cover and spine. No fading, fraying or chipping. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with scenes from Walter N. Lawrence's beautiful production of the play as seen for123 nights at madison Square Theatre, New York. 361 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. 026311

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171 The Froth Estate
Mackey, Joseph
New York Prentice Hall 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean black cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 236 pp. Jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has a few small edge chips and short closed edge tears, slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The dizzier doings of the famous, the funny, and the phenomenal are featured in these humorous stories culled from Joe Mackey's ten years' experience as Nut Editor of the New York Sun. 019307

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Horns for the Devil, Malley, Louis
172 Horns for the Devil
Malley, Louis
New York Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc. 1951 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with (1) on last page, in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean black cloth boards with yellow lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 305 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), chipping at top and bottoms spine edges, very small chips at corner tips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A suspenseful book of Mafia life in Little Italy. 019418

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My Favorite Summer 1956, Mantle, Mickey; Pepe, Phil
173 My Favorite Summer 1956
Mantle, Mickey; Pepe, Phil
New York Doubleday (Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub Group) 1991 0385412614 / 9780385412612 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition with full number line on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean white boards with dark blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers illustrated with full spread photo of New York Yankee baseball team; no names, writing or marks. 248 pgs. Illustrated with black and white glossy photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Clean, gift quality book and jacket. 018929

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The Development of Central and Western New York - From the Arrival of the White Man to the Eve of the Civil War, Mau, Clayton
174 The Development of Central and Western New York - From the Arrival of the White Man to the Eve of the Civil War
Mau, Clayton
Dansville, NY Clayton Mau 1958 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Revised and Enlarged Edition, SIGNED by author in original unclipped jacket. Red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. A few tiny faint spots, otherwise clean, with no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers (small previous owner name). Signed by the author on title page: "Clayton Mau". Illustrated. 466 pages with index. Dustjacket has light foxing, no chips or tears, not price clipped (5.75 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Arranged in chornological order, these carefully edited source materials deal with the period from shortly after 1600, when the country was inhabited by the Iroquois Indians and when written records pertaining to the area first appeared, to 1860, the eve of the Civil War. 021918

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In Pastures Green, McArthur, Peter
175 In Pastures Green
McArthur, Peter
Canada J. M. Dent 1948 First Hardcover Near Fine Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing of the New and Revised Edition (November, 1948) in clean original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Edited and with a foreword by Kenneth McNeill Wells. Illustrated with beautiful wood engravings by Lucille Oille. 299 pages. Clean dust jacket has edge chipping, slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A chronicle of country living in rural Canada by a man who gave up a successful journalism career in New York to go back to the land, where he found wisdom, fulfillment and peace. 025418

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The Dropped Living Room, McHugh, Francis Y.
176 The Dropped Living Room
McHugh, Francis Y.
New York Lenox Hill Press 1971 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean light gray cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tasteful bookplate on front free endpaper, initial "c" on front free endpaper. 192 pgs. Very clean dustjacket is unfaded, uncipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Amelia Evers leaves her New York brownstone to walk her dog, slips and twists her ankle, and is rescued by a stranger. When she returns home, she find her husband's corpse on the living room floor with a knife in its back. 8vo. Mystery. 001765

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The Book of Knowledge Annual 1950, McLoughlin, E. V.
177 The Book of Knowledge Annual 1950
McLoughlin, E. V.
New York The Grolier Society 1950 First Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in scarce original illustrated dust jacket. Brown leather-like boards with raised lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean, beautifully illustrated (in color) endpapers. First ten pages have very faint water stain for fore-edges, otherwise all pages are clean with amazing, amusing and remarkable historical photographs from that era. 424 pages. Color illustrated dust jacket has edge chips, one 3" closed tear, 1" piece missing at base of spine, and yet it is still remarkably intact and evocative of the year 1950. Now enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. More than 100 important men and women of the time inform on what was new in the world in 1950 in this well-illustrated book. In the field of international events, Eleanor Roosevelt and Trygve Lie report on the United Nations. Sir Edward Appleton, Nobel Prize winner, and many other noted scientists tell of then latest triumphs of science. Sports fans will like the contributions of Tommy Henrich, the New York yankees' World Series hero; Lou Little, the outstanding football coach, and Dick Button, the world's champion amateur figure skater of the time. World events, radio, television, music, transportation, animals, strange and foreign lands, books, gems, art--all the things that made up life in 1950 are presented here. 028029

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Shadow on the Hearth, Merril, Judith
178 Shadow on the Hearth
Merril, Judith
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1950 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names,writing or marks. 277 pgs. Unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, hint of very light soiling near bottom edge of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality myalr cover. A tense, prophetic novel of one woman's world, after an atomic bomb falls on New York. 8vo. Fiction. 015162

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Shadow on the Hearth, Merril, Judith
179 Shadow on the Hearth
Merril, Judith
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1950 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. Hint of very slight surface wear to spine corners; no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 277 pps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), very shallow chipping at top spine edge and one shallow chip at top rear panel edge (1/4" max.). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of a Westchester housewife's survival after an atomic bomb explodes in New York Harbor. She finds staunch and unexpected allies in her own children, in a mysterious fugitive, and an idealistic young doctor. 018983

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Our Goodly Heritage, Merrill, Arch
180 Our Goodly Heritage
Merrill, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press 1968 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean bright book and dust jacket. Unfaded red boards with black 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. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 216 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), no tears, no fading. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Arch Merrill's fifteenth regional book, written in the lively, distinctive style that has made him Western New York's favorite storyteller. 026371

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