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161 Smoke Up the Valley: An Historical Novel of Texas in the '70's
Barrett, Monte
Indianapolis/New York Bobbs Merrill 1949 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Slight wear to corners, hint of light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Endpapers illustrated with maps (small bookstore name & address ink-stamped on front fixed endpaper). Cracking to paper at rear hinge has been expertly repaired. 344 pgs. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 016023

Price: 12.00 USD
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A Window in Thrums, Barrie, J. M.
162 A Window in Thrums
Barrie, J. M.
New York Dodd Mead 1896 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket Clifton Johnson, Ilustrator 
Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - GWE - George Wharton Edwards). Clean green cloth boards with black, gold, green and white decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or fading; very tiny pinpoint spot of wear at lower spine corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges, clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrations by Clifton Johnson. Introduction by Clifton Johnson. 272 pages with glossary. Copyright 1896 by Dodd Mead on both title page and copyright page. Clear protective (removable) mylar cover. 023319

Price: 70.00 USD
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A Window in Thrums, Barrie, J. M.
163 A Window in Thrums
Barrie, J. M.
New York Dodd Mead 1896 First Hardcover Near Fine No Dust jacket Clifton Johnson, Illustrator 
Very clean first U.S. Edition, decorated American trade binding (signed binding - GWE - George Wharton Edwards). Green cloth boards with gray, gold and black decoration gold lettering on cover, gold lettering and gray decoration on spine. Beautiful condition, cloth still has nice sheen. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Illustrations by Clifton Johnson. 1896 on title page and on copyright page. 272 pages with glossary. 022379

Price: 80.00 USD
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Sentimental Tommy, Barrie, J. M.
164 Sentimental Tommy
Barrie, J. M.
New York Charles Scribner 1896 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket William Haterell; Margaret Armstrong 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram MA - Margaret Armstrong). Clean olive-brown cloth boards with green and gold floral decoration, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, a little cracking to paper at hinges has been discreetly repaired . Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by William Haterell (frontispiece illustration with tissue guard, ten additional full page black and white illustrations). 478 pages. 023258

Price: 25.00 USD
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165 Anne Boleyn
Barrington, E.
Garden City, New York Doubleday, Doran & Co. 1932 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean black boards with turquoise decoration and lettering on spine. Very light hint of surface wear to top/base of spine and corners, no fraying. Pages, edges and endpapers are clean and bright; no writing or marks. Stated First Edition. 396 pgs. 5-3/4" x 8". Biography. 014597

Price: 15.00 USD
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166 The Thunderer: A Romance of Napoleon and Josephine
Barrington, E.
New York Dodd Mead & Co. 1927 First Hard Cover Near FIne No Dustjacket 
Very clean blue silk ribbed boards with gilt N and wreath on corner of front board, gilt lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated endpapers (Napoleon's army on the march). Frontispiece is color portrait of Josephine with tissue guard. A lovely book. 8vo. First Edition. 005041

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Book of Nothing - Vacuums, Voids, and the Latest Ideas About the Origins of the Universe, Barrow, John D.
167 The Book of Nothing - Vacuums, Voids, and the Latest Ideas About the Origins of the Universe
Barrow, John D.
New York Pantheon 2001 0375420991 / 9780375420993 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with black cloth spine, red lettering on spine. No bumping or fading. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated in black and white. 361 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fascinating exploration by a foremost mathematician and cosmologist on the nature of nothing. From the origins of zero in ancient India to the early abhorrence and eventual acceptance of the concept of the void by Christianity, he traces the notion through the work of writers and thinkers from the ancient Greeks to our own time. He looks at math, cosmology, theology, and physics to uncover the nothing that is at the heart of most things. 027434

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168 Helen Hayes - First Lady of the American Theatre
Barrow, Kenneth
Doubleday 1985 First Hardbound Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
216 pgs. Nr Fine in VG+ DJ - new mylar cover Very clean tight book. No names or marks. Clean dust jacket is unclipped, unchipped. 8 vo.. Biography. 001934

Price: 10.00 USD
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Who's Who in the Zoo, Barrows, Marjorie
169 Who's Who in the Zoo
Barrows, Marjorie
Chicago Reilly & Lee 1932 First Hardcover Good Very Good Jacket Milo Winter, Illustrator 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Green pebbled cloth boards with full color clean bright paste-on illustration on cover (unchipped). Discoloration to cloth boards both front and back, although front illustration remains absolutely clean and bright. No fraying or wear-through. Crisp stamped black cover lettering. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean. No previous owner names or bookplates. Clean beautifully illustrated endpapers. Gorgeous full page color illustrations by Milo Winter. Book measures approx. 10" x 13". 61 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped. has a few edge and corner chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024850

Price: 45.00 USD
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The King, Barthelme, Donald
170 The King
Barthelme, Donald
New York Harper & Row 1990 0060161957 / 9780060161958 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Barry Moser, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition, with full number line in original unclipped jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold crown on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 158 pp. Illustrated by Barry Moser. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A tender retelling of le Morte d'Arthur. 019523

Price: 20.00 USD
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Game-Legs - The Biography of a Horse with a Heart, Bartlett, Arthur C.
171 Game-Legs - The Biography of a Horse with a Heart
Bartlett, Arthur C.
Boston W. A. Wilde Company 1928 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Harold C. Cue, Illustrator 
First Edition in original color illustrated dustjacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold 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 marks. Two tiny bookworm holes to top page edges extending less than 1/16" into top page margin. 292 pgs. Illustrated by Harold C. Cue. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chip at top spine edge (1/4"), short closed edge tears, slight wear to fold edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 017911

Price: 20.00 USD
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Shadow of the Bridge, Barton, Betsey
172 Shadow of the Bridge
Barton, Betsey
New York Duell, Sloan, & Pierce 1950 First Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with "I" on copyright page. Blue cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Light soilling; no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 279 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top spine edge extending 1/2" into top panel edge, slight edge & corner wear. Very nice photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018369

Price: 25.00 USD
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Once in Aleppo, Barton, Donald R.
173 Once in Aleppo
Barton, Donald R.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1955 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with black title box, yellow lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Slightest hint of fading to lower front board corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean bright endpapers; no names, writing or marks. "A" on copyright page indicating first printing. 424 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has faint water stain to lower spine & rear corner of back panel, unchipped edges, narrow scratch/chip to lower rear corner panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A vividly romantic story moves at a lively pace--set in the Middle East country of Turaq. 8vo. Fiction. 015843

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Story of the Fishes (Appleton's Home Reading Books), Baskett, James Newton
174 The Story of the Fishes (Appleton's Home Reading Books)
Baskett, James Newton
New York D. Appleton 1899 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
1899 on title page and copyright page. Clean moss green cloth boards with black stamped lettering and decoration opn cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small oval stamp of "Davenport Academy of Sciences" near top of front free endpaper. Also a small inventory number near top edge of FFE. Gorgeous irridescent full color frontispiece illustration (American food fishes) with tissue guard. Many wonderful black and white illustrations throughout. 297 pages with index. Size approx. 5" x 7-1/2". An amazing book with great information and detail, along with excellent illustrations. 025067

Price: 65.00 USD
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Camping With the Prince and Other Tales of Science in Africa, Bass,  Thomas A
175 Camping With the Prince and Other Tales of Science in Africa
Bass, Thomas A
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1990 0395415020 / 9780395415023 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped jacket, SIGNED by author. Clean orange boards with maroon cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, with slight dust speckling to text block edges. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: "11-04-90 - Clinton, New York - For a friend in the Kirkland Art Center - with All My Best Regards, Thomas A. Bass." 304 pages. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (20.95 on front inside flap); small corner crease to inside front flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's two-year journey across Africa, from Timbuktu to the Zambezi River. 022933

Price: 25.00 USD
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176 Fire from Heaven
Bataille, Michel (translated from the French By Arthur Train, Jr.)
New York Crown Publishers 1967 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean yellow boards with charcoal gray cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Small circle inkstamp on front free endpaper. 310 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about Gilles de Rais (the only one who tried to rescue Joan of Arc). Author's first novel to be translated into English. 8vo. Fiction. 010566

Price: 25.00 USD
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A Breath of French Air, Bates, H. E.
177 A Breath of French Air
Bates, H. E.
London Michael Joseph 1959 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean bright original illustrated jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold 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. 159 pages. Dust jacket is clean and bright (design by Broom Lynne); price clipped at bottom corner of front inside flap, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Readers of "The Darling Buds of May" will need no introduction to the Larkins, the joyful family of country dealers and fruit pickers who live in uninhibited affluence and sublim indifference to accepted conventions. Well, here they are again in all their glory as they step outside their rural paradise for an excursion into another world. Armed with plenty of tax-free cash, their Rolls-Royce and little French, they take their first holiday abroad. Care to join them? 025621

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Darling Buds of May, Bates, H. E.
178 The Darling Buds of May
Bates, H. E.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1958 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated "First Edition" in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean yellow-green cloth boards with small tree decoration on cover, green lettering on spine. No fraying, binding is tight, no cracking. Very slight lean. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 219 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.75 on front inside flap), slight edge wear and surface chipping. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Delightful story of an eccentric English family, the Larkins -- lusty, devil-may-care, and drunk with the fullness of life; along comes a prim civil servant whose duty is tracking down delinquent taxes, but soon he falls under their spell! Made into an excellent TV series (1991-1993) starring a very young and lovely Catherine Zeta-Jones . 022693

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The Sleepless Moon, Bates, H. E.
179 The Sleepless Moon
Bates, H. E.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, some browning to front endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 375 pages. Dust jacket is price clipped, very light soiling, hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022931

Price: 20.00 USD
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World's Greatest Flyfishing Locations, Bauer, Erwin A.
180 World's Greatest Flyfishing Locations
Bauer, Erwin A.
New York Crescent 1992 0517058863 / 9780517058862 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with crisp white lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner inscription neatly penned at top corner of front free endpaper. Illustrated with full color photographs (200 illustrations). 167 pages with index. Size approx. 9" x 12". Wonderful information on forty "jewels" among the flyfishing waters in the world, described and illustrated in detail. 026920

Price: 15.00 USD
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