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A Thousand Suns, Lapierre, Dominique
181 A Thousand Suns
Lapierre, Dominique
New York Simon & Schuster 1999 0684858665 / 9780684858661 First Hardcover Very Good+ near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, slightest hint of surface wear to base spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 541 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. Translated from the French by Kathryn Spink. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From Earl Mountbatten, Viceroy of India to Mahatma Gandhi, from a legendary bullfighter in Spain to Mother Teresa; from the spread of Nazism to the birth of the State of Israel; Lapierre delves eloquently into the very heart of the history of our time. 018189

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The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest, Larsson, Stieg
182 The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
Larsson, Stieg
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2009 030726999X / 9780307269997 First Hardback Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped jacket. Very clean gray boards with black cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 563 pp. Clean silver dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (27.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Clean and solid collectible quality book. Made into a movie (2009), this is the third and final novel in Stieg Larsson's internationally best-selling trilogy. 020240

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Larsson, Stieg
183 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Larsson, Stieg
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2008 0307269752 / 9780307269751 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First U.S. Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean orange boards with clean unfaded black cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Very slight bumping at top spine edge. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 465 pages. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (24.95 on front inside flap), two very short closed edge tears (top and bottom spine edge - 1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. First U.S. edition of this English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist , as he investigates the disappearance of a wealthy patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, punk computer hacker named Lisbeth Salander. Made into a successful movie released in 2011 starring Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Christopher Plummer. 021790

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Volume Two: California Wineries - Sonoma and Mendocino, Latimer, Patricia
184 Volume Two: California Wineries - Sonoma and Mendocino
Latimer, Patricia
Vintage Image 1976 Limited Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Sebastian Titus, Illustrator Signed
Lovely Limited First Edition, this being copy No. 113 of five thousand books that were printed in this First Edition. SIGNED by both author and artist. In clean original dust jacket. Large book, size approx. 10-1/2" x 12-3/4". Very clean beige cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean green endpapers. Illustrated with historical photographs, drawings by Sebastian Titus. 191 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Second in a series of definitive reference books on the winegrowing regions of California. This volume is divided into two sections of equal length. The first explores the fascinating history of this famous wine area. The second half is an exhaustive study of the current wine industry of Sonoma and Mendocino Counties, with all existing wineries of the day researched, mapped, illustrated and appendixed. The author has placed particular emphasis on the colorful and sometimes enigmatic local personalities. Wonderful historical photographs, many previously unpublished, from museums and private collections. 026243

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The Way We Were, Laurents, Arthur
185 The Way We Were
Laurents, Arthur
New York Harper & Row 1972 06-013551-4 First Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Very clean dark blue cloth boards with clean white cloth spine, red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 264 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one tiny closed edge tear at top spine edge. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wise and tender novel is the story of a couple's love and marriage, made into an Oscar winning movie (1973) starring Barbra Streisand and Robert Redford. 018120

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The Way We Were, Laurents, Arthur
186 The Way We Were
Laurents, Arthur
New York Harper & Row 1972 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page in original unclipped jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with white cloth spine, red lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 264 pp. Clean jacket has vertical crease to front panel toward left edge, 1" closed edge tear, slight fading to spine. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019827

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The Tailor of Panama, Le Carre, John
187 The Tailor of Panama
Le Carre, John
New York Random House Inc 1996 0679454462 / 9780679454465 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Clean black boards with clean gray cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean color illustrated endpapers. Small tasteful previous owner private library stamp on blank fly leaf. 331 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A spy novel set in Panama, made into a movie (2001) starring Pierce Brosnan and Jamie Curtis. 018863

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188 The Assassination Chain
Leek, Sybil and Bert R. Sugar
New York Corwin Books 1976 0-498-01982-9 / 9780498019821 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean red boards with gold lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 342 pgs. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, with minor edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A book that goes into the whats, the whys, the wheres of the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and those that followed. 8vo. Crime. 005060

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Moments: The Pulitzer Prize Photographs, Leekley, John; Sheryle Leekley
189 Moments: The Pulitzer Prize Photographs
Leekley, John; Sheryle Leekley
New York Crown Publishers 1978 051753276X / 9780517532768 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Third printing of the first edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue paper covered boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, clean silver-gray cloth spine with dark gray lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean wih clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with awesome black and white Pulitzer winning photographs. Foreword by Dan Rather. 128 pages. Clean dust jacket has very slight edge wear, is not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Size of book is approx. 9-1/2" x 12". This was the first time all of the PulitzerPrize photographs have been collected into a single volume! 027093

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190 Cuba Libre
Leonard, Elmore
New York Delacorte Press 1998 0-385-32383-2 / 9780385323833 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Very clean black boards with clean black cloth spine, bright orange lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 343 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A spellbinding journey into the heart and soul of the Cuban revolution of a hundred years ago. 8vo. Fiction. 016026

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191 Flight Into Space - The Facts, Fancies and Philosophy
Leonard, Jonathan Norton
New York Random House 1953 First Hardcover Very Good+ near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with silver saucer shape on cover, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gray endpapers, with very brief previous owner inscription on front fixed endpaper (short one liner). 307 pgs. with index. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap). Written by the science editor of TIME Magazine, authoritative book in its time which separated facts of space flight from theories and fictions, and discusses the possibilities for the future of space flight. 017622

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Main Street, Lewis, Sinclair
192 Main Street
Lewis, Sinclair
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1922 Photoplay Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Reprint Photoplay edition in dustjacket. Clean blue cloth boards with orange title box on cover and spine. Light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Small previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. 451 pgs. Illustrated with scenes from the Warner Brothers movie. Illustrated dustjacket is quite clean, has very shallow chipping at top spine edge (does not affect title lettering, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scarce jacketed photoplay edition. 018478

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The Devil in Buenos Aires, Lily Powell
193 The Devil in Buenos Aires
Lily Powell
New York The Lyons Press 2004 1592282997 / 9781592282999 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped jacket. As new condition. Clean rust brown boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 240 pages. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (22.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. When young German Jew Antonie Herrnfeld arrives in Buenos Aires on the eve ofthe Holocaust, she is plunged into a complicated tangle of spies and counter spies. 021732

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194 The Bondmaid
Lim, Catherine
Woodstock, NY The Overlook Press 1995 0-87951-790-5 / 9780879517908 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean black boards with red cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Review letter laid in. 319 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A young Chinese girl sold into slavery in contemporary Singapore. 8vo. Fiction. 010314

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Galusha the Magnificent, Lincoln, Joseph C.
195 Galusha the Magnificent
Lincoln, Joseph C.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1921 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean unfaded green cloth boards with black stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slightly tanned), with clean blue top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 407 pgs. Clean color illustrated dustjacket is unchipped, short closed edge tears and very slight wear at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. His folks wanted him to be a banker but fate stepped in and made him an Egyptologist--a queer absent-minded professor who suddenly dropped into a village one wet night and found shelter in the home of a spinster. In no time, nearly everybody in the village found his destiny tied up in the hands of this timid, helpless, lovable little man. Good plot, a little mystery, romance and lots of humor. Approx 8" x 5". Fiction. 017268

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Earth Shine, Lindbergh, Ann Morrow
196 Earth Shine
Lindbergh, Ann Morrow
New York Harcourt, Brace & World 1969 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean blue cloth boards with clean white cloth spine, brown lettering on spine. Slight fading to board edges, very light bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean blue endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with six color and eight black & white plates. 73 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has a few tiny nicks and very slight edge wear, price clip to front inner flap (edge of price showing). Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Anne Lindbergh and her husband were present at Cape Kennedy before and during the astronauts' first flight into the orbit of the moon and shared the astronauts' last meal on earth before the take-off. In this book, she speaks movingly of the meeting between two generations of explorers, turning back to the time when space-rocket research started. But her main contribution goes beyond eloquent and perceptive reporting. With poetic and moral imagination uniquely her own, she grasps the human implications in the scientific achievement. 7-1/4" x 9-1/4". Space Exploration. 015671

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The Mountebank, Locke, William J.
197 The Mountebank
Locke, William J.
New York John Lane Company 1921 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Green cloth boards with blue lettering and illustration on cover, blue lettering on spine. Light soiling to front board. Tiny spot of wear to corner at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with a few of the last pages having faint water mark to extreme out edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 320 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket (seated clown looking at himself in mirror) has a few faint water marks, a few tiny chips at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 013861

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The Norths Meet Murder, Lockridge, Frances & Richard
198 The Norths Meet Murder
Lockridge, Frances & Richard
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1941 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap photoplay edition in dust jacket featuring Gracie Allen from the MGM movie production. Very clean red cloth boards with swtamped black lettering on cover and spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages are clean, but tanned. Small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Fifth printing, published June 17, 1941. 309 pages. Clean dust jacket has very light rubbing and edge wear, no chips or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024978

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The Egg and I, MacDonald, Betty
199 The Egg and I
MacDonald, Betty
Philadelphia/New York J. B. Lippincott 1945 Fourth Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Early printing in original dustjacket. Clean green cloth boards with black chicken on lower corner of front board, black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying; very slight fading to top and bottom spine edge. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 278 pgs. Clean early dustjacket with chicken farm illustration in circle on front panel, author's photo on rear panel. Dustjacket is clean and not price clipped ($2.75 on front flap) and states "Fourth Printing", matching statement on copyright page. Some fading to spine and top edge of front panel. Very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's life and experiences on a chicken ranch, told with rollicking humor; this book was made into a successful movie in 1947 starring Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray and Marjorie Main. 8vo. Humor. 015217

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Dr. Benes, Mackenzie, Compton
200 Dr. Benes
Mackenzie, Compton
London George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with 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. Illustrated with 15 plates in color, 66 black and white illustrations in photogravure. 356 pages with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top spine edge (not exceeding 1/4"), 2" closed tear at base of front spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Dr. Benes, who after the temporary triumph of his implacable enemy, Adolf Hitler, resigned in October 1938, went into voluntary exile, but set forth to fight for the restoration of the rights of his nation. 021253

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