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I, Willie Sutton, Reynolds, Quentin
161 I, Willie Sutton
Reynolds, Quentin
New York Farrar, Straus & Young 1953 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean book in unclipped dust jacket. Unfaded orange paper-covered boards with gray cloth spine, brown 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 - previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 273 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, a few short closed edge tears; nice photo and bio of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover The personal story of the most daring bank robber and jail breaker of his time. 026619

Price: 30.00 USD
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A Happy Little Time - A Partly-True Story for Children of Betty's Age, Richards, Laura E.
162 A Happy Little Time - A Partly-True Story for Children of Betty's Age
Richards, Laura E.
Boston Dana Estes 1910 First Hardcover Near Fine Good+ Jacket Margaret Fitzhugh Browne, Illustrator 
Lovely decorated and illustrated binding in original dustjacket. Clean cream colored ribbed cloth boards with green vine border decoration, stamped gold lettering, clean unworn color illustration on cover; gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean green decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Lovely frontispiece illustration in color by Margaret Fitzhugh Brown with clean tissue guard. Total of sixteen full page color and black and white illustrations. All pages have green border decoration. 100 pages. Dustjacket has light soiling, chipping at upper and lower spine area, short closed edge tears. Brief description of book and price (1.25) on front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022094

Price: 200.00 USD
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The Magic Carpet: Poems for Travellers, Richards, Mrs. Waldo (editor)
163 The Magic Carpet: Poems for Travellers
Richards, Mrs. Waldo (editor)
Boston/New York Houghton Mifflin 1928 Fifth Impression Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean dark blue cloth boards with gilt stamped lettering and sailing ship on cover, gilt lettering on spine. Very light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Tasteful bookplate on front fixed endpaper, name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 511 pgs. Poems for travellers selected and compiled by Mrs. Waldo Richards--an excellent selection separated into groups for travelling to various places around the world, including the work of great poets throughout time. 012945

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Williams-Sonoma Food Made Fast: Make Ahead, Rodgers, Rick
164 Williams-Sonoma Food Made Fast: Make Ahead
Rodgers, Rick
California Oxmoor House 2008 0848731980 / 9780848731984 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded green boards with green and white lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs. 112 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Designed for the busy cook, this book is all about preparing delicious food in advance so you can save time during the week and still have fresh homemade meals. Each recipe can be made in three steps or fewer, using a easy to find ingredients that showcase fresh flavors without fuss. 024093

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A Day in the Life of Italy: Photographed by 100 of the World's Leading Photojournalists on One Day, April 27, 1990 (Day in the Life Photography Series), Roy Rowan, Jennifer Barry Jennifer Erwitt
165 A Day in the Life of Italy: Photographed by 100 of the World's Leading Photojournalists on One Day, April 27, 1990 (Day in the Life Photography Series)
Roy Rowan, Jennifer Barry Jennifer Erwitt
San Francisco Collins Publishers 1990 0002157292 / 9780002157292 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Large, beautiful book in dust jacket, first printing (August, 1990). Approx. size 10" x 14-1/2". Clean unfaded black cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Gorgeous photographs throughout. 224 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has two short closed edge tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In the spring of 1990, in a country that measures time in centuries, 100 of the world's most talented magazine and newspaper photographers took stock of a moment--a single day in the life of a nation and her people. The country was Italy. The assignment: comb the land in search of extraordinary photographs of ordinary, everyday events. The only rule was that every picture be taken during a single 24-hour period. 026683

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Horn of the Hunter - The Story of an African Safari, Ruark, Robert C.
166 Horn of the Hunter - The Story of an African Safari
Ruark, Robert C.
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1953 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold decoration on cover and spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with 32 drawings by the author and 32 pages of photographs. 315 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), has two small corner chips at spine corners, very slight edge wear, very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Africa. Here, in the jungles and on the endless plains, Ruark came to know the self-imposed discipline of mile after mile of man-killing treks, the forocity of the wounded buffalo, and the acid sweat of fear. The safari started in Nairobi, where the Ruarks hired Harry Selby, one of the best professional hunters in the business. With him came a group of native runners and bearers, a jepp, and a broken-down lorry. One of the best writers of our time shares his experiences on African safari, mid-twentieth century. 026783

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Corpse Nature, Forensics, and the Struggle to Pinpoint Time of Death, Sachs, Jessica
167 Corpse Nature, Forensics, and the Struggle to Pinpoint Time of Death
Sachs, Jessica
New York MJF Books 2001 1567317022 / 9781567317022 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Printing (full number line on copyright page) in clean bright unchipped dust jacket. Very clean cream boards with black cloth spine, red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. As new condition. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 270 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The terrible and beautiful truth about what happens to our bodies when we die, and new breakthroughs in science which help law enforcement in determining the actual time of death. 024362

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Outdoor Pleasures: Picnics, Parties, and Portable Feasts, Sahatjian, Elizabeth
168 Outdoor Pleasures: Picnics, Parties, and Portable Feasts
Sahatjian, Elizabeth
New York Stewart Tabori & Chang 1985 0941434710 / 9780941434713 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean book in original unclipped dust jacket. Dove gray cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, white lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with 155 full color illustrations, with photographs by Richard Jeffery. 150 delicious recipes for eating outdoors any time of year. Introduction by Martha Stewart. 240 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026941

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The Gates of Africa - Death, Discovery, and the Search for Timbuktu, Sattin, Anthony
169 The Gates of Africa - Death, Discovery, and the Search for Timbuktu
Sattin, Anthony
New York St. Martin's Press 2005 0-312-33643-8 / 9780312336431 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition, with full number line, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded black baords with gold lettering on spine. Slight bumping to spine ends, corners tips are sharp. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 382 pgs. Illustrated with full color plates. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderfully written book combining scholarship and romance in perfect balance. Begins in 1788, when a group of British gentlemen -- geographers, scholars, politicians, humantiarians, and traders -- decide it's time to solve the mysteries of Africa's unknow interior regions. 018859

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Old War Poems, Shapiro, Alan
170 Old War Poems
Shapiro, Alan
Boston / New York Houghton Mifflin 2008 0618452435 / 9780618452439 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean unfaded black boards with gold stamped lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 89 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From a winner of the Kingsley Tufts Award, a new collection that explores the vagaries of love and the place of beauty in a time of war. 024444

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The Little Saint (Le Petit Saint), Simenon
171 The Little Saint (Le Petit Saint)
Simenon
New York Harcourt, Brace & World 1965 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First American Edition (stated "First Edition") in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with copper metallic lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Printed in English (translated from the French by Bernard Frechtman). Book was published in France in 1965 as Le Petit Saint. 186 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (4.50 on front inside flap),has very tiny chips at spine ends, a few very short closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Jacket design by Paul Bacon Studios. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This book is a milestone in the author's extraordinary career in an entirely new departure for him -- for the first time in this book he has depicted a life that develops serenely rather than disintegrates. Little Louis is the illegitimate child of a buxom street vendor in one of the most sinister neighborhoods of Paris. He is a small and delicate boy. His mother, though promiscuous, is not vicious but warm and vital, and Louis is deeply attached to her. Masterfully, the author exposes the gradual unfolding of a singularly gifted man. 024025

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The Zenith Volume 12 - Published by the Class of 1912, Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa, Simpson College
172 The Zenith Volume 12 - Published by the Class of 1912, Simpson College, Indianola, Iowa
Simpson College
Indianola, IA Simpson College / George H. Miller Printing Co. 1911 First softcover Good 
Worn suede wraps with maple leaf imprint and "S" on cover. Chips and wear to edges, 1-1/2 piece missing at top of spine, moderate soiling to suede. Binding is tight, no cracking, all text pages are very clean (printed on high quality glossy paper). Small name on front free endpaper (Ellis G. Rhode - 1911). Unpaginated - size of book is approx. 7-3/4" x 10" and just under 1" in thickness. Beautifully illustrated with photos of college students, 1912 graduates, college grounds and faculty, cartoons and illustrations. Interesting full page display advertising at rear of book. Included with book is program from the Nineteenth Annual Field Meet of the Iowa Inter-Collegiate Athletic Association held at Haskin's Stadium in Des Moines on May 28 and 29, 1908; a one-page (7-1/2" x 16") broadside of Simpson College Songs and Yells (dated 1907); FOUR photographic post cards from 1911 and 1912 featuring photos of the college and college sports teams; and a publication of the Kallonian Literary Society of Simpson College (Constitution and By-Laws). Protective slipcase provided. A time capsule from Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa, formed in 1886 and still thriving today. 018196

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Rain in the Doorway, Smith, Thorne
173 Rain in the Doorway
Smith, Thorne
New York Sun Dial Press 1937 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
1937 reprint in illustrated dust jacket. Teal blue cloth boards with black illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, slight yellowing to endpapers. Tasteful bookplate on front fixed endpaper, small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated with drawings by Herbert Roese. 304 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, has tiny spot of surface rubbing, very slight dust soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. When the mysterious hand pulled Mr. Hector Owen (who was waiting there preetty hopelessly for his wife) through the rainswept, dismal doorway on a depressing new York street, it pulled him at the same time into a new life--a life where inhibitions vanished and dreams came true. A fairly scarce novel in any edition by the author of the beloved "Topper". 026333

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Fifty Years with Music, Spaeth, Sigmund
174 Fifty Years with Music
Spaeth, Sigmund
New York Fleet Publishing Corp. 1959 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean burgundy cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages & edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 288 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Sigmund Spaeth's FIFTY YEARS WITH MUSIC records a unique career, a lifetime of close association with the liveliest of the seven arts. His friends include most of the musical celebrities of his time. Author has been called "America's most popular speaker and writer on music." 8vo. Music. 012672

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Within Tuscany - Reflections On A Time and Place, Spender, Matthew
175 Within Tuscany - Reflections On A Time and Place
Spender, Matthew
New York Viking Press 1992 0670838365 / 9780670838363 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with yellow lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright (small previous owner name on front free endpaper). Illustrated with glossy black and white photographs. 367 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has one short closed edge tear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A rich combination of personal observation and historical inquiry which will delight the discerning reader and traveler. 027525

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Parallel Time: Growing Up in Black and White, Staples, Brent
176 Parallel Time: Growing Up in Black and White
Staples, Brent
New York Pantheon 1994 0-679-42154-8 / 9780679421542 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Very clean black boards with black cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. 274 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An evocative memoir that poses universal questions with the added dimension of race. 8vo. Black History. 013396

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The Zodiac Arch, Stark, Freya
177 The Zodiac Arch
Stark, Freya
New York Harcourt Brace 1969 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
"First American Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unchipped original jacket. Clean turquoise cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 230 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), unchipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A galaxy of Freya Stark's shorter writings, brought here together for the first time. 019461

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Enter David Garrick, Stewart, Anna Bird
178 Enter David Garrick
Stewart, Anna Bird
Philadelphia / New York J. B. Lippincott 1951 First Hardcover Very Good Good+ Jacket Signed
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, SIGNED by the author, in original dustjacket. Clean black cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Browning & foxing to endpapers. Inscribed and signed by the author on front free endpaper: "For Ann and James, The story of a perfect marriage, which goes to them from an old time friend of the family. - Anna Bird Stewart (with small drawing of flower) Under this flower so it can't be lost, is my wish for your happiness." 278 pp. with index. Jacket is price clipped on front inside flap, has some edge chipping, fading to spine. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of David Garrick, an actor whose name is associated with the birth of modern acting in the eighteenth century. 019603

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The Crazy Fool, Stewart, Donald Ogden
179 The Crazy Fool
Stewart, Donald Ogden
New York Albert & Charles Boni 1925 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Published, June 15, 1925 - First and Second Printings Before Publication - in original unclipped vintage dust jacket. Very clean gray buckram cloth boards with green stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Decorations by Herb Roth. 246 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), clean, with nice photograph of author on rear panel, some chipping at top and bottom spine edges and along top front and rear panel edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This is a story about a crazy fool named Charlie hatch, who inherited an insane asylum from his uncle. Napoleonwas in the insane asylum, and Edison, and a lady who part of the time was Venus, and part of the time, Miss B. C. Tompkins, of Hartford. All of you will recognize some of your acquaintances among the inmates; perhaps your next door neighbor, or your landlord, or maybe your husband or wife. Some of you may even recognize yourselves. There is also a love story and a romance! 025483

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Riding to Music: Music and Choreography for the Individual Kur, Pas De Deux, and the Classical Quadrille, Storl, Werner
180 Riding to Music: Music and Choreography for the Individual Kur, Pas De Deux, and the Classical Quadrille
Storl, Werner
New York Breakthrough Publications 1987 0914327178 / 9780914327172 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, with full number line on copyright page, in clean dustjacket. Clean brown boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrations by Ulrick Schramm; Translated from the German by Sandra L. Newkirk. Illustrated with many diagrams and black and white photographs. 151 pp. + bibliography and index. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, has a few tiny nicks, one short closed edge tear (under 1"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Noted German quadrille trainer Werner Storl gives riders all the information they need to plan a musical ride. Over fifty movements, ranging from basic to advanced, are diagrammed and translated into meters. The book also lists over 250 examples of music to ride to, most of which are annotated with metronome count and playing time. 020687

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