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181 Winston Churchill: An Intimate Portrait
Carter, Violet Bonham
Harcourt Brace World 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with blind stamped coat of arms on cover, gold lettering on spine. Blue endpapers. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names or bookplates inside. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, with just a hint of edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Copyright page states First American Edition, front dustjacket flap designates as Book of the Month Club selection. 8vo. Biography. 004074

Price: 10.00 USD
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182 An American Visitor
Cary, Joyce
New York Harper & Brothers Later Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean maroon cloth boars with black cloth spine, off-white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 247 pgs. No date on copyright page. First published in 1933, this is a later reprint. Dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with very slight soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Fiction. 011045

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Black Hills and their incredible characters - A Chronicle and A Guide, Casey, Robert J.
183 The Black Hills and their incredible characters - A Chronicle and A Guide
Casey, Robert J.
Bobbs-Merrill Company 1949 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in unclipped original dust jacket, complete with "The Guide" in rear pocket. Unfaded green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear, except for tiny bump to front board edge. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful black and white photographs. 383 pages with index. "The Guide" in rear pocket is in perfect condition, gives information on mileages, roads, scenic wonders, monuments, etc. Clean illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Historically the author traces the chronicle of the Black Hills from their opening to whites and the rush for gold in 1874--the rise and fall of boom towns, the change to cow towns, to agricultural towns, and the gradual metamorphosis into towns of the more modern era. Casey tells the story of the characters who made Black Hills History, from Custer and Wild Bill and Calamity Jane to Calvin Coolidge and Gutzon Borglum. 026657

Price: 50.00 USD
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When Knighthood Was in Flower, Caskoden, Edwin
184 When Knighthood Was in Flower
Caskoden, Edwin
Indianapolis Bowen Merrill 1898 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Published in August, 1898 (later printing). Decorated American trade binding. Clean green cloth boards with gold, white and black castle decoration on cover, gold lettering on cover and spine, gold and white floral decoration on spine. Slight surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; previous owner name and date in pencil on back of front free endpaper. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard, plus fifteen additional black and white plates. 249 pages plus 13 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022268

Price: 40.00 USD
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Frank at Don Carlos Ranch, Castlemon, Harry
185 Frank at Don Carlos Ranch
Castlemon, Harry
Chicago M A Donahue N.D. Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Decorated American trade binding - clean blue and turquoise cloth book with illustrated cover (rifleman wearing buckskin clothing), decorated spine (two rifles, pistols and ammo belt). Gold lettering on spine. Light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 209 pgs. + 13 pages at rear of book, "By His Own Worth" by Frances Henshaw Baden; 1 page of publisher's advertising. 002864

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Frank on the Lower Mississippi, Castlemon, Harry
186 Frank on the Lower Mississippi
Castlemon, Harry
Chicago Donohue N.D. Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding, no publication date, circa 1910. Clean green cloth boards with red, white and black illustration of man on deck of ship with cannon, tall ship in full sail on spine. Crisp white lettering on cover and spine, unchipped decorations. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, a few spots on text block fore-edges. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 256 pages. In clear protective removable mylar cover. 022374

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Ten Ton Cutter, Castlemon, Harry
187 The Ten Ton Cutter
Castlemon, Harry
Philadelphia Henry T. Coates 1897 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding in excellent condition. Scarce title. Brown cloth boards with black and orange forest scene on cover, decorated spine (man nailing message to a tree). Black lettering on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. All pages clean and bright. Faintest hint of soiling to rear board. Binding is tight, no cracking, with just a hint of lean. Clean chocolate brown endpapers. Brief previous owner inscription dated 1899 on blank preliminary page. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard; three additional black and white plates. 425 pages. 021725

Price: 95.00 USD
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Two Ways of Becoming A Hunter, Castlemon, Harry
188 Two Ways of Becoming A Hunter
Castlemon, Harry
Philadelphia Henry T. Coates 1892 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. Clean dark blue cloth boards with yellow and green decorated cover and spine, stamped gold lettering (unchipped) on cover and spine. Light surface wear at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with beautiful full color decorated endpapers; very clean except for previous owner name and date (1906) on front fixed endpaper. 391 pp. 020558

Price: 35.00 USD
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Winged Arrow's Medicine, Castlemon, Harry
189 Winged Arrow's Medicine
Castlemon, Harry
Akron, Ohio Saalfield 1901 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket W. H. Fry, Illustrator 
Very clean decorated American trade binding with Native American theme. Clean green cloth boards with white, brown and black feather and arrow decoration on cover, gold lettering and small decoration on spine. Tiny spots of wear at spine corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 293 pages. 025339

Price: 25.00 USD
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An Unlikely Journey - Waking Up from My American Dream, Castro, Julian
190 An Unlikely Journey - Waking Up from My American Dream
Castro, Julian
New York Little, Brown & Co. 2018 0316252166 / 9780316252164 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black boards with unchipped metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs. 225 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, has one very short closed edge tear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A candid memoir by Julian Castro, former Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development and Mayor of San Antonio, as well as candidate for President of the United States. 027776

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Traveling the Trace - A Complete Tour Guide to the Historic Natchez Trace from Nashville to Natchez, Cathy; Summerlin, Vernon Summerlin
191 Traveling the Trace - A Complete Tour Guide to the Historic Natchez Trace from Nashville to Natchez
Cathy; Summerlin, Vernon Summerlin
Thomas Nelson 1995 1558533400 / 9781558533400 Second Printing Paperback Fine 
Very clean unworn paperback book measuring approx. 7-1/2" x 10". No chipping, creasing or curling, as new condition. All pages are clean and bright, no names, writing or marks. Illustrated throughout with maps, black and white photographs, descriptions of all types of places along the way including trails, lodging, museums, restaurants, historical sites and more. 315 pages with index. 027025

Price: 15.00 USD
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Gettysburg The Final Fury, Catton, Bruce
192 Gettysburg The Final Fury
Catton, Bruce
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1974 0385020600 / 9780385020602 Third printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Third printing, in original dustjacket and slipcase. Very clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps (small return address label at top edge of front free endpaper - no other marks). 114 pp. with index. Illustrated with stunning black & white photographs (41 illustrations and 5 maps). Clean dustjacket is unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears. In clean illustrated slipcase (no cracking or chipping). In this battle account, Bruce Catton has clarified for all time the causes of the conflict; he has narrated and analyzed the course of events, paying full heed to the human tragedies; he has examined the military and political consequences of Gettysburg. 017745

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This Hallowed Ground - The Story of the Union Side of the American Civil War, Catton, Bruce
193 This Hallowed Ground - The Story of the Union Side of the American Civil War
Catton, Bruce
London Victor Gollancz 1957 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First U.K. edition in unclipped original jacket. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps; no names, writing or marks. 437 pp. with index. Clean dustjacket (slightest hint of light foxing) is unchipped, not price clipped, one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A superb chronicle of the entire fight to preserve the Union from the Northern point of view. 019146

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Tribulations of a Princess - With Portraits from Photographs, Cauliffe-Owen, Marguerite
194 The Tribulations of a Princess - With Portraits from Photographs
Cauliffe-Owen, Marguerite
New York Harper & Brothers 1901 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Blue cloth with silver lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No fraying or wear, very light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis illustration (photograph of Princess Muzzi) with clean tissue guard; seven additional photo illustrations. 379 pages. 021910

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Life of Benvenuto Cellini Written by Himself (2 volumes complete), Cellini, Benvenuto
195 The Life of Benvenuto Cellini Written by Himself (2 volumes complete)
Cellini, Benvenuto
New York Brentano's 1906 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jackets 
First Edition thus, published by Brentano's in 1906, in decorated American trade bindings (2 volumes complete). Edited and translated by John Addington Symonds with a Biographical Sketch of Cellini by the same, together with an Introduction to this edition by Royal Cortissoz with reproductions of forty original portraits and views illustrating the life. Olive green cloth boards with elaborate gold decoration on covers and spines. Slightest hint of soiling, very slight surface wear to corners. Bindings are tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with gilt top page edges. Decorated title pages. Volume 1 - 360 pages; Volume 2 - 387 pages with index. A lovely set of a classic autobiography. 024207

Price: 60.00 USD
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The Secret of the Hittites - The Discovery of an Ancient Civilization, Ceram, C. W.
196 The Secret of the Hittites - The Discovery of an Ancient Civilization
Ceram, C. W.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1956 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Translated from the German by Richard and Clara Winston. Very clean red cloth boards with silver decoration on cover, gold 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. Illustrated with photographs, line drawings, and maps. 281 pages with bibliography, plus ten-page index. Clean dust jacket has slight age-toning to spine, a few very small chips, closed edge tears. Jacket design by Robert Leydenfrost. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026520

Price: 20.00 USD
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What We Had, Chace, James
197 What We Had
Chace, James
New York Summit Books 1990 0-671-69478-2 / 9780671694784 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean light gray boards with burgundy cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 187 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, hint of very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A wonderful memoir of an American life, starting in Falls River, Massachusetts in 1931. 8vo. Biography. 015807

Price: 10.00 USD
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West to the Setting Sun, Chalmers, Harvey
198 West to the Setting Sun
Chalmers, Harvey
Toronto The MacMillan Co. 1946 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
Very clean blue cloth boards with gold illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very slight wear to one corner of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, clean endpapers with maps. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. No names, writing or marks. 363 pgs. with notes and chronilogical list of events. The story of Mohawk Indian leader Joseph Brant, and the early Canadian/American frontier. 8vo. Historical Novel. 010769

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Ouananiche and its Canadian Environment, Chambers, E. T. D.
199 The Ouananiche and its Canadian Environment
Chambers, E. T. D.
New York Harper & Brothers 1896 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding, first edition. Green cloth boards with darker green, red and silver fish decoration on cover, fishing hook and fly design on spine, stamped gold lettering. Very slight browning to spine. Slight surface wear to spine corners, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with gilt top page edges. Small previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper. Fifteen illustrations, including frontispiece with tissue guard. Decorated title page. Preface by the author. 357 pages with index. An extended investigation of the Ouananiche (a salmon of landlocked populations living in lakes in Labrador and Newfoundland). 025433

Price: 125.00 USD
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Japonette, Chambers, Robert W.
200 Japonette
Chambers, Robert W.
New York D. Appleton 1912 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Charles Dana Gibson, Illustrator 
First Printing, with (1) on last page. Decorated binding - clean brown cloth boards with stamped decoration, beautiful unworn oval paste-on portrait of woman on cover, unchipped white lettering on cover, white lettering on spine (mostly chipped) with stamped decoration to spine as well. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with some browning to endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 386 pgs. Illustrations by Charles Dana Gibson. 018790

Price: 16.00 USD
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