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Prairie Women: Images In American And Canadian Fiction, Fairbanks, Carol
181 Prairie Women: Images In American And Canadian Fiction
Fairbanks, Carol
New Haven and London Yale University Press 1986 0300033745 / 9780300033748 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First printing in clean original dust jacket. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs, drawings. 300 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, has slight wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This book is based on an examination of over 100 works from the frontier era to the present, all written by American and Canadian women who lived long periods of their lives on the prairies. The works provide new insights into women's roles on the frontier, their ordeals, and the factors behind their decisions to stay on prairie farms and in prairie towns. 025474

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The Unvanquished, Fast, Howard
182 The Unvanquished
Fast, Howard
The World Publishing Co. 1942 First Hard Cover Good Very Good Jacket 
First Tower Books Edition (so stated) in illustrated dust jacket. Very clean brown cloth boards with black title box on cover and spine. No bumping, but there is a small tear to cloth at top of spine (1/3"). Binding is tight & crisp, pages are tanned. Very small return address label at inside edge of front free endpaper. Clean dustjacket has small closed tear at top of spine, age-toning to spine. Enclosed in new mylar cover. Distinguished and powerful historical novel about George Washington. 005253

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Reporting America at War An Oral History, Ferrari, Michelle
183 Reporting America at War An Oral History
Ferrari, Michelle
Hyperion Books 2003 1401300723 / 9781401300722 First Hardcover Near Fine fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition with full number line. Very clean beige boards with brown spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks 256 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Great war reporters from World War II to the present, including Edward R. Murrow, Walter Cronkite, David Halberstam, Peter Arnett, Morley Safer, Chistiane Amanpour, and more. 018221

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184 The Rosenberg Case: Fact and Fiction
Fineberg, Dr. S. Andhil
Oceana 1953 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Date and "Read" written at top edge of front free endpaper. 159 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped with two tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. True Crime. 010438

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The Inns of the Middle Ages, Firebaugh, W. C.
185 The Inns of the Middle Ages
Firebaugh, W. C.
Chicago Pascal Covici 1924 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Limited Edition in original unclipped jacket. This edition No. 333 of 900 copies. Red, gold and black decorative binding with gold lettering on black cloth spine. Spots of wear at corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Black and white illustrations of inns and tavern life of the times. 274 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (7.50 on front inside flap), small corner chips at top of spine and a few tiny closed edge tears, some age toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Very Good+ 023125

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186 The Passing of the European Age: A Study of the Transfer of Western Civilization and Its Renewal in Other Continents
Fischer, Eric
Cambridge Harvard University Press 1943 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
214 pgs. VG Clean red cloth boards with very little wear, some light sunning to spine. Gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square. Pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates inside. 8vo. History. 003641

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The Vivid Air The Lafayette Escadrille, Flammer, Philip M.
187 The Vivid Air The Lafayette Escadrille
Flammer, Philip M.
Athens, GA University of Georgia Press 1981 0-8203-0537-5 / 9780820305370 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
Very clean silver boards with black "gunshot" dot decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean blue-black endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 249 pgs. Illustrated with historical photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Story of the American volunteer unit which fought with the French during World War I. A unique and elite squadron, the stirring initiative of the Americans in volunteering to fight and fly for France long before their own country entered the war ignited the admiration of the world. Here is a clear, fully documented study based on extensive research, including many interviews with survivors of the Lafayette Escadrille and others closely associated with it. 17466

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188 Barrow's Boys: The Original Extreme Adventures
Fleming, Fergus
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 1998 0-87113-804-2 / 9780871138040 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean black boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, mere hint of wear at spine corners. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 489 pgs. with index. Illustrated. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The breathtaking story of Britain's nineteenth-century program of expeditions to the Arctic, the heart of Africa, and Antarctica. 8vo. Exploration. 009835

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Around the Capital with Uncle Hank - Recorded Together with Many Pictures, Fleming, Thomas
189 Around the Capital with Uncle Hank - Recorded Together with Many Pictures
Fleming, Thomas
New York The Nutshell Publishing Co. 1902 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Brown pebbled cloth boards with decorated binding (silver capital building and lettering on cover, silver lettering and small decoration on spine). Nice, solid book. Clean, with some fading to front board right edge, faint moisture stain to rear outer board edge. A few tiny spots of wear at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with decorated front fixed endpaper. Illustrated with hundreds of excellent drawings by the author, including sketch from life of President Theodore Roosevelt, and comical sketches and cartoons of many other politicians and scenes of the era. 316 pages. 021592

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Who Killed Napoleon?, Forshufvud, Sten
190 Who Killed Napoleon?
Forshufvud, Sten
London Hutchinson 1961 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Light blue cloth boards with green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. A little light speckling to boards. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Translated from the Swedish by Alan Houghton Brodrick. 256 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (25s net on front inside flap), hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An analysis of the controversial circumstances of Napoleon's death on the Island of St. Helena. 023180

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191 Souvenirs francais en Amerique
Foure, Helene
Ginn & Co. 1940 Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
361 pgs. VG Clean blue cloth boards with illustrated cover; spine is darkened. Binding tight & square. Maps on endpapers. Pages clean and bright. P/O name inside. Illustrated throughout with lovely maps, photos and drawings. A book about France's many contributions to America, written in French. French/English vocabulary guide at rear of book.French. 003131

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Camels to California, Fowler, Harland D.
192 Camels to California
Fowler, Harland D.
Stanford, California Stanford University Press 1950 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Beige cloth boards with brown lettering, camel illustration on cover; brown title box on spine; light soiling to rear board. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean map-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated. Size approx. 7" x 10-1/2". Seventh book in the Stanford Transportation Series, designed by Arthur Lites, composed in Linotype Granjon type, printed and bound on the Stanford Campus. Calligraphic initials and titles were freely drawn from Legend type, with certain modifications introduced to heighten the allusion to Arabic script. 93 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, a few tiny closed edge tears, very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An historical account of the role camels played in the Western United States. Following the war with Mexico, the United States considered the use of camels to solve the difficult problems of transportation in the arid Southwest. A Navy ship was modified for carrying the camels and a commission was sent abroad to purchase camels at various Levantine ports. By 1857, two shiploads had been landed in Texas and in the subsequent years both Arabian and Bactrian camels were used extensively for the carrying of supplies and express and the pioneering of new routes between Texas and California. 027834

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The Search for Alexander, Fox, Robin Lane
193 The Search for Alexander
Fox, Robin Lane
Boston Little Brown & Company 1980 0316291080 / 9780316291088 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Pages and edges are clean with very slight yellowing, clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with many photographs, both black & white and full color. 453 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027743

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Across a Darkling Plain: An American's Passage Through the Middle East, Frady, Marshall
194 Across a Darkling Plain: An American's Passage Through the Middle East
Frady, Marshall
New York Harper's Magazine Press/Harper & Row 1971 06-122500-2 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean gold/brown tweed boards with gold cloth spine, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold endpapers with previous owner name on front free endpaper. 199 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one tiny 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Travel through Egypt, Jordan and Israel, lands which have been the unseen landscape of author's childhood and whose scriptural sagas had formed the dramturgy of his own work. Marshall Frady finds between Arabs and Israelis a collision of two ages, a blind grappling of two dialectics, two realities, each barely comprehensible to the other. 8vo. Middle East. 013684

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Victorian Entertaining, Freeman, John Crosby
195 Victorian Entertaining
Freeman, John Crosby
Philadelphia Running Press 1989 0894717308 / 9780894717307 First Unknown Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Cream orange cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. 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. 144 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An amazing book which follows a seasonal organization, exploring traditional Victorian entertaining for Christmas, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Summer picnics, Guy Fawkes Day, Queen Victoria's Birthday and more. Beautiful table settings, delicious recipes for lunch, breakfast, dinner, picnics and parties. 026943

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The End of the World: A History, Friedrich, Otto
196 The End of the World: A History
Friedrich, Otto
New York Coward Mc Cann 1982 0698111281 / 9780698111288 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean burgundy boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean endpaper - no names, writing or bookplates. 384 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025699

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So Great A Queen - The Story of Esther, Queen of Persia, Frischauer, Paul
197 So Great A Queen - The Story of Esther, Queen of Persia
Frischauer, Paul
New York Charles Scribner 1950 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with "A" and Scribner seal on copyright page) in clean bright original unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No soiling or wear - slight darkening to spine gutters. No bumping. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 356 pages. Bright dust jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, unfaded, no tears - very faint soiling to lower left corner of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025164

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Where Was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May?, Fritz, Jean
198 Where Was Patrick Henry on the 29th of May?
Fritz, Jean
New York Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, Inc. 1975 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Margot Tomes, Illustrator Signed
First Edition in original dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Yellow-orange cloth boards with red illustration (boy with fishing pole) on cover. No bumping or wear. Slight tape residue in four corners. Binding is unworn, tight & square, with clean bright unmarked pages. Color illustrations by Margot Tomes. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by the author: "To Jean Ramsell - Best wishes! - Jean Fritz". 48 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, very small closed tear to inside rear flap, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023810

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Blood and Banquets - A Berlin Social Diary, Fromm, Bella
199 Blood and Banquets - A Berlin Social Diary
Fromm, Bella
New York Harper & Brothers 1942 Third Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Third Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Beige cloth boards with dark blue lettering small red decoration 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 photographs. With an Introduction by Frederick T. Birchall. 332 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has tin ychip to one corner tip, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. For years Bella Fromm was one of the most prominent members of Berlin's social and diplomatic life. She knew all the important people in Germany, and kept a secret diary of their doings, intrigues, and conversations. This diary was dynamite, so she sent it abroad by diplomatic pouch, and recovered it when she escaped from Germany. Here it is. No other book gives such an intimate and graphic account of personalities, or such a detailed picture of the decadence and creeping terror which marked the transition of German society from a democratic regime to the new dark age of Hitlerism. 026223

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An End to Evil: How to Win the War on Terror, Frum, David and Richard Perle
200 An End to Evil: How to Win the War on Terror
Frum, David and Richard Perle
New York Random House 2003 1-4000-6194-6 / 9781400061945 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 284 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An End to Evil charts the agenda for what's next in the war on terrorism, as articulated by David Frum, former presidential speechwriter and bestselling author of The Right Man, and Richard Perle, former assistant secretary of defense and one of the most influential foreign policy leaders in Washington. A very interesting and timely take on the war on terrorism. 012298

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