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Fury - Stallion of Broken Wheel Ranch, Miller, Albert G.
161 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

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The Forrestal Diaries, Millis, Walter (Editor)
162 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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The Poetical Works of John Milton With a Memoir, and Critical Remarks on His Genius and Writings, by James Montgomery - Volume I, Milton, John
163 The Poetical Works of John Milton With a Memoir, and Critical Remarks on His Genius and Writings, by James Montgomery - Volume I
Milton, John
New York Leavitt & Allen 1874 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Lovely decorated binding. Volume I only. No publication date, handwritten date of 1874 on front free endpaper. Light purple cloth boards with gold, black, green and orange decoration on cover and spine, blind-stamped decoration on rear board. Tiny pinpoint spots of wear at spine ends. Slight fading to background on spine. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. All text block edges are gilt. Frontispiece portrait of John Milton. This volume includes the memoir of Milton, Paradise Lost, Samson Agonistes, Comus, Arcades, Minor Poems, Sonnets, Odes, Miscellanies, more. 368 pages. 026859

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A New Anthology of Modern Poetry, miscellaneous
164 A New Anthology of Modern Poetry
miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1939 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library Giant No. G46 in unclipped original jacket. Toledano binding no. G4. Stated "First Modern Library Giant Edition - 1939". Clean red cloth boards with gold torchrunner logo on cover, black title box and gold torchrunner on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, black top-stained upper page edges. Previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper. No other marks. Edited, and with an Introduction by Selden Rodman. 448 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (1.25 on front inside flap), has very shallow chipping at top spine edge, a few tiny closed edge tears. 268 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Collection includes poems by E.E. Cummings, Ezra Pound, Dorothy Parker, Robert Frost, Hart Crane, Paul Engle, James Joyce, Carl Sandburg and many more outstanding poets. 023061

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Best American Humorous Short Stories, Miscellaneous
165 Best American Humorous Short Stories
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1945 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 87. Later edition (1945 - 1966), with "A Modern Library Book" on front panel of dustjacket beneath "43 stories by 31 authors." Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with burgundy title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with pink top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Edited, with an Introductory Note, by Robert N. Linscott. 436 pages with index. Clean bright color illustrated dustjacket is price clipped at top corner of front inside flap, unchipped, two short closed edge tears. 408 titles listed on verso of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Includes stories by Dorothy Parker, Mark Twain, Robert Benchley, James Thurber, S. J. Perelman and more. 023078

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166 The Lady is Waiting
Mitchell, James
New York William Morrow 1958 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean decorated boards with red cloth spine, white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 288 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, two small edge chips (one at top of front panel, one at top of spine, two short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 008183

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The Sign of the Spider, Mitford, Bertram
167 The Sign of the Spider
Mitford, Bertram
London Methuen & Co. 1896 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket James Greig, Illustrator 
First Edition. Clean green cloth boards with black illustration and lettering on cover, stamped gold lettering on spine. A few small dents to board edges; no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers; very small blind-stamped embossment at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated by James Greig (four, including frontispiece with tissue guard). 312 pages + 37 pages of publisher's catalog/information at rear of book. A very scarce first edition of a horror tale involviing a man-eating spider, set in colonial Africa. 025532

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The Fatal Impact, Moorehead, Alan
168 The Fatal Impact
Moorehead, Alan
New York Harper & Row 1966 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean maps on endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 230 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates, maps. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped, small manufacturing wrinkle. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A superb narrative of the exploration of the South Pacific--its adventure, high purpose and disastrous effects/ 8vo. Exploration. 011968

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Moreau de St. Mery's American Journey 1793-1798, Moreau de St. Mery (Roberts, Kenneth and Anna M. Roberts, Editors)
169 Moreau de St. Mery's American Journey 1793-1798
Moreau de St. Mery (Roberts, Kenneth and Anna M. Roberts, Editors)
Garden City, New York Doubleday & Company 1947 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Later printing of the first edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Translated and Edited by Kenneth Roberts and Anna M. Roberts; Preface by Kenneth Roberts; Introduction by Stewart L. Mims. Color frontispiece painting by James Bingham. Very clean rust brown buckram cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No 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 bookplates. 394 pages with index. Clean illustrated jacket is unchipped, some wear and tiny tears at base of spine, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Moreau's journal is filled with intimate details about life in America when the Republic was young. He discusses with candor the prevalence of divorce, cost of confinement, the shameless behavior of French emigres toward their American hosts, the prudery of the average American woman, the prevalence of prostitution. Much that is in this book had never before been mentioned in narratives about early America, and all the color and delicacy of the original have been brilliantly preserved in the Robertses' translation. 027570

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170 Horses in Disease and Health
Naviaux, James L., D.V.M.
New York Arco Publishing Co. 1974 0-668-03312-6 / 9780668033121 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with blue lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 256 pgs. with index and bibliography. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Thorough coverage of health care for horses--breeding, feeding, grooming, foaling, first aid and more. 010023

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The Cabin in the Big Woods, Naylor, James Ball
171 The Cabin in the Big Woods
Naylor, James Ball
Akron, Ohio Saalfield Publishing Co. 1904 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, 1904 on title page and "Copyright, 1904 by Saalfield Publishing Company" on copyright page. Decorated American trade binding. Yellow-green cloth boards with brown and black illustration on cover (a cabin amongst big trees), silver and black lettering on cover, gold lettering and brown cabin decoration on spine. Very slight hint of soiling. Hint of surface wear to spine ends but no tears or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages are clean (slight browning to text pages) with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. illustrated with glossy black and white photographs by Fred A. Elliott. 239 pages. 025027

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The Complete Murder Sampler, Nelson, James (editor)
172 The Complete Murder Sampler
Nelson, James (editor)
Garden City Crime Club/Doubleday 1946 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Beige cloth boards with blue lettering and decoration on spine. Very light soiling. Small nick to cloth above title on spine (1/4" closed tear). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 368 pgs. Murder mysteries by authors such as Raymond Chandler, H. P. Lovecraft, Edgar Wallace, John Buchan and more. 6" x 8-1/2". Mystery. 017016

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The Little Brown Jug at Kildare, Nicholson, Meredith
173 The Little Brown Jug at Kildare
Nicholson, Meredith
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1908 First Hardcover Fine no dust jacket James Montgomery Flagg, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing (September, 1908). A superbly fine copy of this decorated American trade binding (signed binding - C with a crown above it for Earl Stetson Crawford). Very clean unworn blue cloth boards with green, white and red decoration and stamped red lettering on cover and spine. No rubbing, no fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no writing or bookplates, tiny initials at top of rear pastedown. WIth lovely illustrations by James Montgomery Flagg. 422 pages. 025368

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174 The Hurricane
Nordhoff, Charles and Hall, James Norman
New York Blue Ribbon Books 1936 Photo Play Edition Hard Cover Good Good Jacket 
Blue cloth boards with black design on cover and spine, black lettering on spine. This book has some white spotting to boards from exposure to moisture. Otherwise clean with no mustiness. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. All pages and page edges are clean and bright. Dramatic photo illustrated endpapers, photo illustrations throughout from the film. Small previous owner name on half-title. 257 pgs. Dustjacket is unfaded, with chipping at top and bottom of spine, wear and closed tear to front fold edge, faint soiling to white rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 008581

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175 Eastwind / Westwind
Nordhoff, James J.
New York William Morrow 1980 0-688-03590-6 / 9780688035907 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige boards with gold cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 381 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, with mere hint of wear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 009180

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The Bunker, O'Donnell, James P.
176 The Bunker
O'Donnell, James P.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1978 0395257190 / 9780395257197 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with metallic lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean (one very small dot on front free endpaper). Illustrated with glossy black and white photographs. 399 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, no chips, one short closed edge tear with associated small crease. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The riveting story of the last days inside Hitler's underground hideout in Berlin. 027218

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Mystery of the Secret Drawer, Orton, Helen Fuller
177 Mystery of the Secret Drawer
Orton, Helen Fuller
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1945 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in unclipped original dust jacket. Red Cloth boards are quite clean with gold lettering on cover and 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 by Sandra James. 105 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (1.50 on front inside flap), very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges, very tiny chip at top edge of rear panel. Author photo and bio on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scarce first printing of this title by a well-known children's author. A mystery for children set on a wheat farm. When the money from the wheat harvest disappears from the secret drawer of the old desk, the mystery ensues. 027753

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178 Little Pilgrims in the Holy Land
Osborn, Rev. Henry S.
Philadelphia James Challen & Son 1861 Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Blindstamped blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration on spine. Clean, with very light wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Yellow endpapers are lightly soiled. Old P/O name on front free endpaper. Pages are clean. Illustrated. 298 pgs. 12mo. 004623

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Toby Tyler - Or Ten Weeks with a Circus, Otis, James
179 Toby Tyler - Or Ten Weeks with a Circus
Otis, James
New York Harper & Brothers 1923 Later printing Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean book in original unclipped dust jacket. Green cloth boards with black illustration and lettering on cover, black 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 endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautiful full color frontispiece illustration of Toby Tyler with a monkey. 252 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped, has small chip at top rear corner of spine, 1" closed tear at base spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Runaway boy finds glitter, hardship and friends among a traveling circus. 025800

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When Dewey came to Manila Or Among the Filipinos, Otis, James
180 When Dewey came to Manila Or Among the Filipinos
Otis, James
Boston Dana Estes & Company 1899 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Copyright, 1899 on copyright page, 1899 on title page. Very clean blue cloth boards with dark blue and gold decoration, gold lettering, red stars on cover; blue lettering and stars on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight age toning to page edges), with clean floral endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with page decorations and full page drawings. 107 pages. 025179

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