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Lindbergh, Berg, A. Scott
21 Lindbergh
Berg, A. Scott
New York Putnam 1998 0399144498 / 9780399144493 First Hardback Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean dark blue boards with black cloth spine, silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blue endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with many black and white photographs. 628 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Nice clean book and jacket - collectible quality. From one of America's most acclaimed biographers, here is the definitive life of one of the most legendary, controversial, and enigmatic figures in American history--Charles A. Lindbergh. National Book Award winner A. Scott Berg is the first and only writer to have been given unrestricted access to the massive Lindbergh archives--more than 2,000 boxes of personal papers, including reams of unpublished letters and diaries--and to be allowed freely to interview Lindbergh's friends, colleagues, and family members, including his children and his widow, Anne Morrow Lindbergh. 027865

Price: 18.00 USD
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22 Atlantis: The Eighth Continent
Berlitz, Charles
New York G. P. Putnam's 1984 0-399-12892-1 / 9780399128929 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean black boards with black cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Tiny bump to lower front board edge, no other wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrated throughout with photographs, drawings and maps. 223 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one very small closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Ancient History. 010099

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Timber Beast, Binns, Archie
23 The Timber Beast
Binns, Archie
New York Charles Scribner 1944 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with "A" on copyright page) in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean yellow boards with green lettering on cover and spine. Slight wear at top spine edge. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 345 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story set amidst loggers and timber growers in the Pacific Northwest, contrasting the old and new generations' way of managing timber - with romance, history and adventure thrown in for good measure. 025380

Price: 50.00 USD
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Modern Daughters - Conversations with Various American Girls and One Man, Black, Alexander
24 Modern Daughters - Conversations with Various American Girls and One Man
Black, Alexander
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1899 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Maroon cloth boards with decorative oval portrait in black and white on cover of a beautiful young woman, gold decoration; gold lettering on spine. Some fading to spine and upper board edges. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with gilt top edges. Silk endpapers, with tasteful previous owner bookplate at upper corner of front fixed endpaper, name and date (Dec. 25th, 1899) at top of front free endpaper. Frontis portrait of a second young girl with clean tissue guard.Designs and photographic illustrations by the author. 212 pages. 021823

Price: 25.00 USD
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Boswell: The Ominous Years 1774-76, Boswell (Charles Ryskamp & Frederick A. Pottle, Editors)
25 Boswell: The Ominous Years 1774-76
Boswell (Charles Ryskamp & Frederick A. Pottle, Editors)
England William Heinemann, Ltd. 1963 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth-covered boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, one tiny bump to lower corner tip. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 427 pages with Index. Clean jacket is not price clipped, has one small closed tear at lower central spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028251

Price: 35.00 USD
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Marching On, Boyd, James
26 Marching On
Boyd, James
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1927 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Printing, May 1927" on copyright page with Scribner seal. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 426 pgs. Original dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has slight fading to orange background on spine, a few very small edge chips, 2" closed tear at top edge of rear panel near spine, a few additional short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A Civil War novel --a magnificent romance of the times. The hero, a descendant of the Fraser family that figured in the author's previous Revolutionary War novel "Drums", is a son of a poor farmer of southern North Carolina. The story of his love for the daughter of a great slave-owner and planter runs its course throughout the war. Scarce book, particularly in jacket. 017834

Price: 80.00 USD
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27 On The Wing, The Life of Birds: From Feathers to Flight
Brooks, Bruce
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1989 0-684-19119-9 / 9780684191195 First Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
190 pgs. Nr Fine in Fine DJ Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages bright and clean. Gold endpapers. No names, bookplates or writing inside. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, unfaded. Folio. Bird Watching. 003805

Price: 15.00 USD
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Black & White by Brown - Simplified Drawing, Brown, Paul
28 Black & White by Brown - Simplified Drawing
Brown, Paul
New York Charles Scribner 1939 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket Signed
First Edition, with "A" on copyright page, SIGNED by Paul Brown and embellished with a lovely horse head sketch by the author on blank fly leaf. (Presentation drawing: "The Rogues Badge - For the USO - Hempstead. - Paul Brown '44." Drawing is of a race horse wearing a racing hood with blinkers (the "rogue's badge"). Beige paper covered boards with black lettering and illustration of race horses on cover. Light soiling,(a few small faint spots, mostly on rear board). Wear-through at corner tips, wear with some loss at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with beautifully illustrated endpapers. No previous owner markings. Unpaginated. Scarce book by famous illustrator Paul Brown, giving clear, simple instructions on learning to draw not only horses, but other subjects such as skiers, fishermen, boxing, and other action images. Made more scarce by a lovely original sketch and signature on front fly leaf. 022327

Price: 500.00 USD
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29 Visages De La Bourgogne
Bullier, Marie; De Saint Jacob, Pierre; Quarre, Pierre; Oursel, Charles
Paris Horizons De France 1942 Soft Cover Near FIne 
Clean softbound book with red, green and blue decoration. Many illustrations in color and black & white, plus fold-out maps. No names or writing inside. Pages are clean. No creasing or chipping. All text is in French. 7-1/2" x 9-1/4". French. WARD01589

Price: 20.00 USD
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Little Saint Elizabeth & Other Stories, Burnett, Frances Hodgson
30 Little Saint Elizabeth & Other Stories
Burnett, Frances Hodgson
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1890 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Reginald B. Birch, Illustrator 
Clean gray cloth boards with red, black and gilt illustration on cover, red and black lettering on cover, gilt, red and black lettering on spine. Very light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean chocolate brown endpapers. Fly leaf has previous owner name along with a couple of black ink drops from fountain pen. All other pages clean and bright with no foxing, no marks. 146 pgs. + advertisement. Lovely black & white illustrations by Reginald B. Birch. 6-3/4" x 8-1/2" 011828

Price: 40.00 USD
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31 T. Tembarom
Burnett, Frances Hodgson
New York The Century Co. 1913 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Charles S. Chapman, Illustrator 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Signed binding - BS - Bertha Stuart. Clean brown cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration on cover, gilt lettering on spine. Very light corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Previous owner name on front free endpaper. 518 pgs. 008711

Price: 12.00 USD
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T. Tembarom, Burnett, Frances Hodgson
32 T. Tembarom
Burnett, Frances Hodgson
New York Century Company 1914 First Hardcover Near Fine Fair Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in original jacket. Very clean, unfaded rust cloth boards with bright unchipped gold lettering and decoration on cover, spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by Charles S. Chapman. 518 pages. Dust jacket has large piece missing (base of spine to below center) and chipping at top spine edge; age-toning and edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023107

Price: 30.00 USD
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33 The Dawn of a To-morrow
Burnett, Frances Hodgson
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1906 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Yohn, Illustrator 
Clean red ribbed cloth boards with gilt decoration and lettering on cover, gilt lettering on spine. Light corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard, additional illustrations (color plates) by Yohn. 156 pgs. 8 vo.. Fiction. 011178

Price: 20.00 USD
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Entertaining the Islanders, Burt, Struthers
34 Entertaining the Islanders
Burt, Struthers
New York Charles Scribner 1933 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
First Printing, with "A" present on copyright page. Very clean unworn silver cloth boards with green and black decorationon cover and spine, black lettering. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 458 pages. A novel set on a Caribbean island. 024049

Price: 15.00 USD
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35 This Side of Innocence
Caldwell, Taylor
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1946 First Hardcover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Gold cloth boards with red lettering on cover, red title box with gold lettering on spine. No fraying, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. "A" on copyright page indicating first edition. Neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 499 pgs. 009626

Price: 10.00 USD
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Strike Heaven on the Face, Calitri, Charles
36 Strike Heaven on the Face
Calitri, Charles
New York Crown Publishers 1958 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean black boards with black cloth spine, unchipped yellow lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 344 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, tiny chip at base corner of rear panel, with hint of edge wear, one very short closed edge tear. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel about a school in small town America. 018766

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Star Cafe, Caponegro, Mary
37 The Star Cafe
Caponegro, Mary
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1990 0-684-19113-X / 9780684191133 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean turquoise boards with black cloth spine, gold 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. 180 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Winner of the General Electric Young Writers Award, a strikingly original debut for Mary Caponegro offering three stunning stories and one breathtaking novella linked by the theme of transformation. 8vo. Short Stories. 012896

Price: 10.00 USD
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38 The Custer Wolf, (Biography of an American Renegade)
Caras, Roger
Boston - Toronto Little, Brown & Co. 1966 Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good++ Very Good Jacket Charles Frace, Illustrator 
Very clean brown textured boards with publisher logo blind stamped in center of front cover. Grey/green lettering on black spine. No bumping or surface wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Faint browning of free endpapers. Pages are very clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. 175 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped with some slight browning to spine and top edge of rear panel. Small closed tear at bottom rear edge of spine with a little creasing. Two tiny pea-sized holes and some scuffing to spine. Minimal wear to edges and corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Nature. 014683

Price: 10.00 USD
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Source of the Thunder: The Biography of a California Condor, Caras, Roger A.
39 Source of the Thunder: The Biography of a California Condor
Caras, Roger A.
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1970 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean decorated brown boards with beige cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean black endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 181 pgs. Illustrated with drawings by Charles Frace. Forword by Roland C. Clement. Clean dustjacket has tiny price sticker on front flap, a few surface nicks to edges, small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author follows the life cycle of a male condor from infancy through training and maturation to adulthood, when the spectacular bird is capable of the increasingly vital process of reproduction. 8vo. Birds. 012316

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Beckoning Waters, Carse, Robert
40 The Beckoning Waters
Carse, Robert
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1953 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with "A" on copyright page, in clean original jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with blue lettering on spine. No fraying or bumping. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 438 pp. Clean illustrated jacket is price clipped at top of front inside flap, has shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/4"). Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of the Great Lakes region during 1876-1932; it tells of a young Irish sailor who rose to become one of the industrial tycoons of that era. 019362

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