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201 The Last Heroes: Volume One of Men at War
Griffin, W. E. B.
New York G.P. Putnam's Sons 1997 0-399-14289-4 / 9780399142895 First Hardbound Fine Fine Jacket 
342 pgs. Fine in Fine DJ Clean olive green boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No wear to boards. Bright clean dustjacket is unchipped, unclipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Originally published under the pseudonym Alex Baldwin. 8vo. World War II. 003750

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The Concise Encyclopedia of Modern World Literature, Grigson, Geoffrey
202 The Concise Encyclopedia of Modern World Literature
Grigson, Geoffrey
New York Hawthorn Books, Inc. 1963 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Slipcase Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold endpapers. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 512 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean gold paper covered slipcase has no cracking or wear. A fantastic reference for the reader of modern fiction and literature--with information and photographs on the writings and lives of famous authors such as G. K. Chesterton, Joseph Conrad, Ray Bradbury, John Galsworthy, Albert Camus, Saul Bellow, Franz Kafka, Henry James, T. E. Lawrence, Jack Kerouac and hundreds more. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Literature. 008974

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A Storm in Flanders: The Ypres Salient, 1914-1918 - Tragedy and Triumph on the Western Front, Groom, Winston
203 A Storm in Flanders: The Ypres Salient, 1914-1918 - Tragedy and Triumph on the Western Front
Groom, Winston
New York, New York, U.S.A. Atlantic Monthly Press 2002 0-87113-842-5 / 9780871138422 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean maroon cloth boards with clean black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A compelling history of the four-year battle for Ypres during World War I by a prize-winning historian. 8vo. World War I. 016472

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A Storm in Flanders: The Ypres Salient, 1914-1918: Tragedy and Triumph on the Western Front, Groom, Winston
204 A Storm in Flanders: The Ypres Salient, 1914-1918: Tragedy and Triumph on the Western Front
Groom, Winston
New York Grove Press 2002 0871138425 / 9780871138422 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition (stated) with full number line, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean maroon boards with black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapersillustrated with maps; no names, writing or marks. 276 pp. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. Clean dustjacket is unclipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019112

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My Secret Diary, Guareschi, Giovanni
205 My Secret Diary
Guareschi, Giovanni
London Victor Gollancz 1958 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Publisher, Victor Gollancz, First Edition. Book condition Very Good+. Dustjacket condition, Very Good+. Very clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Slight bumping to corner tips, no fraying, no wear. Fading to 1/8" bottom spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neat, lightly penned previous owner inscription and date on front free endpaper. No other marks. 199 pgs. Unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, quite clean (small spot on front panel), unchipped, with several closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. From 1943 to 1945 Guareschi was an inmate of various Nazi prisoner-of-war camps. Day by day, he kept a diary: these are the highlights and distillations of that diary. 12mo. World War II. 015757

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Too Far Afield, Gunter Grass
206 Too Far Afield
Gunter Grass
New York Harcourt 2000 0151002304 / 9780151002306 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First U.S. Edition (stated), first printing, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean gray boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 658 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (30.00/45.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature. A novel that explores the reunification of Germany and what it means, for Germans, for Europeans, for the world...laced with pain and humor in equal measure. 023344

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When The World Shook - Being an Account of the Great Adventure of Bastin, Bickley and Arbuthnot, Haggard, H. Rider
207 When The World Shook - Being an Account of the Great Adventure of Bastin, Bickley and Arbuthnot
Haggard, H. Rider
New York Longmans, Green and Co. 1919 First Hardcover Very Good minus 
Second printing of the first edition. Red cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering and decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Hint of very light soiling. A couple of small spots of wear to front board edge at bottom corner. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean but slightly tanned with blank endpapers; color frontispiece illustration by Enos B. Comstock with tissue guard. Additional two-page glossy illustrations (star charts). 407 pages. 027386

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Dog Tricks - Eighty-Eight Challenging Activities for Your Dog from World-Class Trainers, Haggerty, Captain Arthur J. and Carol Lea Benjamin
208 Dog Tricks - Eighty-Eight Challenging Activities for Your Dog from World-Class Trainers
Haggerty, Captain Arthur J. and Carol Lea Benjamin
New York Black Dog and Leventhal 1978 First Hardcover Fine Carol Lea Benjamin, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing. Very clean unworn book - glossy hardcover with illustration of dog jumping rope on cover. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Drawings by Carol Lea Benjamin. 303 pages. New and old tricks to add to your dog's enjoyment (and yours). 026546

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209 The Origins and Background of the Second World War
Haines, C. Grove and Ross J. S. Hoffman
Oxford University Press 1943 2nd Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
659 pgs. Very clean and tight rust colored cloth book with white lettering and small white map of the world on front. Pages very clean, no names or writing inside. Binding tight and square.World War II. 002427

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Clothespins and Calendars: Recollections of the Past, Halfmann, Eunice K.
210 Clothespins and Calendars: Recollections of the Past
Halfmann, Eunice K.
Canaan, NH Phoenix Publishing 1985 0-914659-11-1 / 9780914659112 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean beige and brown smooth boards with portrait of author on cover. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers illustrated with old group photo. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page: "To John and Barb from Eunie - Eunice K. Hoffman". 91 pgs. illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny edge nicks and tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Nostalgic story about the everyday world of a woman whoses life spanned the era of pioneer living and our 20th century world of TV and electric clothes dryers. It captures the spirit of a unique Yankee personality who spent most of her years in the village of Plymouth, New Hampshire. 8vo. New England. 015223

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Herbal Healing - A Practical Introduction to Medicinal Herbs, Hallowell, Michael
211 Herbal Healing - A Practical Introduction to Medicinal Herbs
Hallowell, Michael
London Ashgrove Press 1994 0895296047 / 9780895296047 First Paperback Near Fine 
First British Printing with full number line. Very clean trade paperback - no chipping, curling or creasing. Pages and edges are clean - no names, writing or marks. Foreword by Jack Ho. Illustrated by Graham Fleming. 191 pages with index. Compresses, liniments, teas - nature's own medicine cabinet. Description and uses of one hundred of the most commonly used herbs; identification, collection and storage of medicinal plants. Making herbal medicines, dosage tables, and use of herbal medicine throughout the world's cultures. 027880

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84 Charing Cross Road, Hanff, Helene
212 84 Charing Cross Road
Hanff, Helene
Futura 1987 Reprint Soft Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean bright mass market paperback. No chipping or creasing. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 220 pgs. Made into a movie starring Anne Bancroft and Anthony Hopkins, this is the charming memoir of correspondence between a London bookseller and a New York woman bibliophile (Helene Hanff) over the years leading up to World War II and beyond. mass Market Paperback. Books about Books. 016918

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213 A Student in Arms
Hankey, Donald
New York E.P. Dutton 1917 Thirteenth Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
Clean dark blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration on cover and gilt lettering on spine. Very little wear. Very pale small spot at top edge of rear board (smaller than a dime). No bumped corners. Gilt is bright. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Frontis portrait of author with tissue guard. 290 pgs. Clean dustjacket has corner chips, lateral closed tear at top front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Military. 006573

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The Last Days of Innocence: America at War, 1917-1918, Harries, Meirion and Susie
214 The Last Days of Innocence: America at War, 1917-1918
Harries, Meirion and Susie
New York Random House 1997 0679418636 / 9780679418634 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition with correct number line on copyright page in clean unclipped jacket. Very clean beige boards with clean blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 573 pp. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A lively and persuasive history of America's experience during World War I. 019495

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Dreemz of the Night, Harrington, Joyce
215 Dreemz of the Night
Harrington, Joyce
New York St. Martin's Press 1987 0312005903 / 9780312005900 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition (first printing, with full number line), SIGNED by author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page as follows: "June 25, 1987 - Dear Pat & Ed, Come ride the subway with me - the best is yet to be - Maybe not in this one, but just wait until Alex and Edie go honky-tonking across Texas! - Love, Joyce." 295 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Into the dark and bewildering world of New York City's subway graffiti artists goes young Alex Carlson in search of his brother's killer. By Edgar Award-winning author. 027819

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216 The World of Sherlock Holmes
Harrison, Michael
New York E. P. Dutton 1975 0-525-23810-7 / 9780525238102 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Very clean black boards with red cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 227 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with 2" closed cut at rear flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "Offers a wealth of unsuspected facts about the master sleuth. Michael Harrison knows more about Sherlock Holmes than any man alive." 8vo. Mystery. 009448

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Epitaph for Lemmings, Harvester, Simon
217 Epitaph for Lemmings
Harvester, Simon
New York MacMillan 1944 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (First Printing stated on copyright page). Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Light surface wear to spine corners, no fraying or bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 292 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (some corner clipping to front inside panel, but price remains); small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A lively tale of espionage (the lemmings are the German agents in Britain). Intelligently written with a plausible and absorbing plot. 8vo. Fiction. 016686

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The Legion of the Damned, Hassel, Sven
218 The Legion of the Damned
Hassel, Sven
New York Farrar, Straus and Cudahy 1957 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated "First Printing" in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Turquoise cloth boards with stamped silver lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. translated from the Danish by Maurice Michael. 277 pages. Dust jacket is clean with slight age-toning, short closed edge tears and very slight edge wear. Jacket design by Lawrence Hoffman. Not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A documentary war novel -- the ordeal of a man of mixed Danish and Austrian descent who, having served a period in a concentration camp for attempting to escape from Germany, was transferred to one of Hitler's "penal regiments" and fought with the German army throughout the war, mainly on the Russian front. Through its dramatic and brutal experiences pass a group of hardened comrades, thrown together by war, hating their leaders, angry at the fatal insanities in which they are involved. 024359

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The Rarest Bird in the World, Head, Vernon R. L. Head
219 The Rarest Bird in the World
Head, Vernon R. L. Head
New York Pegasus Books 2015 1605989630 / 9781605989631 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in as new condition. Very clean light blue boards with mustard yellow spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 243 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unworn - no chipping or tears or rubbing, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Part detective story, part love affai8r, and pure adventure storytelling at its best - this book is a celebration of the thrill of exploration during the search for the elusive bird, Nechisar Nightjar. 025762

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Nature in Miniature, Headstrom, Richard
220 Nature in Miniature
Headstrom, Richard
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1968 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Richard Headstrom 
Later printing of the first edition in unclipped jacket. Very clean brown cloth boards with black 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 561 pen and ink drawings by the author. 412 pp. with glossary, bibliography + index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very shallow chipping at base of spine (1/4"), a tiny edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "With this unique guide and an inexpensive pocket glass, the student of nature may enjoy those small wonders he often looks at but seldom really sees or undertands--the miniature world of the creatures and plants all around him." A wondrous guide to nature which opens up a new world to the reader and observer. 020800

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