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Keepers of the Lights, Adamson, Hans Chritian
21 Keepers of the Lights
Adamson, Hans Chritian
New York Greenberg 1955 First Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket 
First edition in original dust jacket. Clean charcoal gray boards with small yellow square (of "light") on cover, yellow and white lettering, white lighthouse decoration on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean gray endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Generously illustrated with photographs. 430 pages with index. Dust jacket has a few small edge chips, is price clipped at top corner of front inside flap, several closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024836

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Sir Harry Vane - His Life and Times (1613-1662), Adamson, Jack H.
22 Sir Harry Vane - His Life and Times (1613-1662)
Adamson, Jack H.
Boston Gambit 1973 0876450648 / 9780876450642 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Printing in original unclipped jacket. Red cloth boards with blue cloth spine, 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 endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. 498 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped, has several short closed edge tears, small shallow chip at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Emissar of Charles the First, second governor of Massachusetts, pillar of the Protectorate, and victim of Charles the Second, atypical Puritan and passionate lover, Sir Harry Vane was a man of peace who initiated genocide in the New World and found martyrdom in the Old. His experience reaches from Indian wigwam to royal palace. This is an unparalleled picture of a formative age which is with us yet. 026034

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The Romantic Story of the Puritan Fathers - And Their Founding of New Boston and the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Addison, Albert Christopher
23 The Romantic Story of the Puritan Fathers - And Their Founding of New Boston and the Massachusetts Bay Colony
Addison, Albert Christopher
Boston L. C. Page & Company 1912 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
First Edition, first impression. Clean decorated American trade binding. Gray cloth boards with gold, white and black sailing ships and seagulls, gold lettering decorating cover; gold lettering and sailing ship on spine. Two very small (pin head size) spots to rear board. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top edges. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis portrait of Joseph Cotton with clean tissue guard (total of 48 illustrations). All pages have green decorative border, including index pages. 243 pages. 022757

Price: 45.00 USD
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More Fables, Ade, George
24 More Fables
Ade, George
Chicago Herbert S. Stone 1900 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket Clyde J. Newman, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, decorated American trade binding, SIGNED by author, and SIGNED by illustrator with added original sketch. Small book (approx. 6" x 4-1/2"). Yellow cloth boards with green and black decoration, lettering and line border on cover, black lettering on spine. Hint of very light soiling. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Very tasteful small custom bookplate on front pastedown. Illustrated by Clyde J. Newman. Lovely small original ink sketch of woman in an apron by Clyde J. Newman with his signature below with date Nov. 13, 1900 is on back of blank fly leaf. Opposite this, on the front free endpaper, is inscription and signature of author: "To The Gussys - George Ade - Chicago - Nov. 19, 1900." 218 pages. 023449

Price: 150.00 USD
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The Way It Was, Aden, Bob
25 The Way It Was
Aden, Bob
Excelsior, MN Old Log Theater 1989 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in clean unchipped jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with brown lettering, photo decorated cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 145 pp. Illustrated with photographs. Clean jacket is unchipped, one tiny closed edge tear, photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An account of the Old Log Theater's early years. 019664

Price: 12.00 USD
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Chocolate Dreams: Poems, Adoff, Arnold
26 Chocolate Dreams: Poems
Adoff, Arnold
New York Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books 1989 0688068227 / 9780688068226 First Hardcover Very Good + Fine Jacket Turi MacCombie, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unchipped jacket. Clean glossy illustrated boards, no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Illustrated by Turi MacCombie. 63 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019713

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Aeschylus I; Aeschylus II (Two volumes), Aeschylus
27 Aeschylus I; Aeschylus II (Two volumes)
Aeschylus
New York Modern Library 1960 
Two volume set from the seven-volume Greek Tragedy series in Modern Library editions. Both in clean original dust jackets, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar covers. (There are a few instances of marginal notes or underlining by a previous owner in these volumes). Both are edited by David Grene and Richmond Lattimore. Descriptions follow: Aeschylus I - This is a first Modern Library edition with 393 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket, Toledano binding no 8. Clean light gray cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear; binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges, Kent style endpapers. Tiny name neatly printed on front free endpaper. 245 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, has a few short closed edge tears, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap. Aeschylus II - Clean blue cloth boards with blind-stamped hexagonal logo on cover, gold lettering on spine. Later printing. (Toledano binding no. 11). No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean Kent style endpapers. No names or bookplates. 147 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, does have small "vol. 2" neatly penned on lower spine. 025956

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Saving Remnant: An Account of Jewish Survival, Agar, Herbert
28 The Saving Remnant: An Account of Jewish Survival
Agar, Herbert
New York Viking Press 1960 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket 
First Edition in dust jacket. Blue-green cloth boards with blind-stamped design on cover, gold lettering on spine. Faint water mark along top edge of front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name, address on front free endpaper. 269 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has corner chips and closed tears. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 010800

Price: 10.00 USD
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Chemical Communication: The Language of Pheromones (Scientific American Library) W H Freeman & Co, Agosta, William C
29 Chemical Communication: The Language of Pheromones (Scientific American Library) W H Freeman & Co
Agosta, William C
New York Scientific American Library 1992 0716750368 / 9780716750369 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs. 179 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027229

Price: 18.00 USD
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Inspiring Lives of Sixty Famous Men, Ahlers, Lena C.
30 Inspiring Lives of Sixty Famous Men
Ahlers, Lena C.
Chicago Albert Whitman & Company 1928 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Benny Larsen, Illustrator 
First Edition in scarce dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with very clean unworn color paste-on illustration on cover. No fraying, fading or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. Illustrated by Benny Larsen. 288 pages. Clean color illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped (1.50 on front inside flap), has chips and closed edge tears, surface scrape at top edge from sticker removal (size of a nickel). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Brief, pointed biographical sketches, charmingly written, of the lives of sixty famous men worth knowing--including explorers, inventors, musicians, statesmen, authors, artists and patriots. Illustrated with pen and ink portraits of the various characters of the sketches. 026841

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The Kingdom and the Cave, Aiken, Joan
31 The Kingdom and the Cave
Aiken, Joan
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1974 0385030436 / 9780385030434 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket Victor Ambrus, Illustrator 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, quite clean and bright. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean turquoise endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by Victor ambrus. 160 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderful tale of mystery, fantasy and adventure. 027564

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Meiji 1868 - Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Japan, Akamatsu, Paul
32 Meiji 1868 - Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Japan
Akamatsu, Paul
New York Harper & Row 1972 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean brown cloth boards with small silver decoration on cover, bright stamped silver 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. Translated from the French by Miriam Kochan. 330 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, very slight age-toning, vertical crease to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025632

Price: 15.00 USD
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Murder on the Leviathan: A Novel, Akunin, Boris
33 Murder on the Leviathan: A Novel
Akunin, Boris
New York Random House 2004 1400060516 / 9781400060511 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition with full number line, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean beige boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Translated by Andrew Bromfield. 223 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A richly atmospheric tale of suspense on the high seas set in the late 1800's. 020140

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The Automobile Club of Egypt: A novel, Alaa Al Aswany
34 The Automobile Club of Egypt: A novel
Alaa Al Aswany
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2015 0307957217 / 9780307957214 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition in brand new condition. Very clean yellow boards with deeper yellow cloth spine bright gold lettering on spine. No wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. 475 pages. Clean bright dust jacket has no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026206

Price: 20.00 USD
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My War With Japan, Alcott, Carroll
35 My War With Japan
Alcott, Carroll
New York Henry Holt 1943 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with burgundy lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Signed on front free endpaper by author: "Faithfully - Carroll Alcott - June 1943." Very small previous owner last name at top edge of front free endpaper. 368 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has fading to spine, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. American newsman and radio broadcaster in the Far East, Carroll Alcott conducted a fierce one-man war against the Rising Sun for fifteen years. This book is what he knew about the Japanese enemy at the time. 023497

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Jo's Boys, Alcott, Louisa M.
36 Jo's Boys
Alcott, Louisa M.
Boston Roberts Brothers 1886 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Green cloth boards with black, red and gold decoration, gold lettering. Very light soiling and wear. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Clean floral endpapers. Very lightly penciled name on blank fly leaf dated December 26th, 1886. Frontispiece portrait of Louisa M. Alcott with clean tissue guard. Copyright, 1886 by Louisa M. Alcott, 1886 on title page. Text block measures 1-1/16th width. 18 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 024409

Price: 250.00 USD
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Vegetable Diet - As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and By Experience in All Ages, Alcott, William A.
37 Vegetable Diet - As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and By Experience in All Ages
Alcott, William A.
Andrews McMeel Publishing 2012 1449423140 / 9781449423148 Facsimile Edition Hardback Very Good+ 
Very attractive facsimile edition of William A. Alcott's "Vegetable Diet" originally published in 1838. It was the first American book to advocate a vegetarian diet and the author was a founding member of the first organization to promote vegetarian philosophy, the American Vegetarian Society. Clean dark green cloth boards with gold border, lettering, and a color paste-on decoration. Gilt page edges. No bumping or wear. Green ribbon page marker. Clean marbled endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Introduction by Anna Thomas. 276 pages. 027227

Price: 15.00 USD
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To Live As We Wish, Aldanov, Mark
38 To Live As We Wish
Aldanov, Mark
New York E. P. Dutton 1952 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Dark blue cloth boards with circular lavender title box, gold lettering on spine. Hint of very light soiling and corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Translated by Nicholas Wreden. 512 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), has small edge & corner chips, short closed edge tears, light soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A Russian novel, set in the time period after World War II, moving from Nice to Paris to a Trans-Atlantic ocean liner and on to New York. Its pages are alive with vibrant characters: Nadia, an ambitious Russian girl who aspires to be a Hollywood actress; Dummler, a liberal philosopher; Pembroke, a kind but shrewd motion picture producer. 021523

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The Return, Aldrin, Buzz and John Barnes
39 The Return
Aldrin, Buzz and John Barnes
New York Tom Doherty Associates 2000 0-312-87424-3 / 9780312874247 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Very clean glossy black boards with image of the earth on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 301 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped - in perfect condition. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 009878

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Running Tide, Aleksander, Irina
40 The Running Tide
Aleksander, Irina
New York Duell, Sloan, & Pearce 1943 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Tiny spots of wear at base of spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight browning), with small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Translated from the Russian by Bernard Guilbert Guerney. 264 pages. Illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top edge of spine, a few short closed edge tears, some age-toning. Large photo of author on rear panel holding an elegant cigarette holder. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel based on the life of a seawoman. Aboard a ship in the Baltic, she participates in the defense of Leningrade in 1941, an epic of human courage told with an intensity worthy of great Russian literature. She joins a guerrilla band and takes part in crucial action behind the German lines. Finally assigned to the sea again, she sails to America and her story reaches its climax in blazing action under submarine and air assault. 027030

Price: 50.00 USD
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