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201 The Painted Cave
Behn, Harry
New York Harcourt Brace & Co. 1957 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Illustrated By Author 
Stated First Edition. Very clean turquoise cloth boards with small illustration on cover, 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. Illustrated by the author. 63 pgs. Unchipped dustjacket is not price clipped, has one very short closed edge tear (1/3") at bottom panel edge, faint sticker shadow on lower front corner. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Moving tale of an Indian boy's courageous search among the animals and gods of his native Southwest for a true name. 9" x 6". Children's. 017216

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Lindbergh: The Crime, Behn, Noel
202 Lindbergh: The Crime
Behn, Noel
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 1994 0871135442 / 9780871135445 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean original dust jacket. Clean beige boards with black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 464 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024789

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Mr. Pennycook's Boy, Bell, J. J.
203 Mr. Pennycook's Boy
Bell, J. J.
New York Harper & Brothers 1905 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, published April, 1905. Decorated American trade binding. Beige cloth boards with red, blue, and black image of boy walking on street with market basket; red lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Small spot on rear board. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 272 pages. 025529

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Wee Macgreegor, Bell, J. J.
204 Wee Macgreegor
Bell, J. J.
New York / London Harper & Brothers 1903 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Jacket 
Very clean, unworn First Edition, First Printing (Published April, 1903 on copyright page; 1903 on title page). Decorated American trade binding. Blue-green cloth boards with black, red and pink Irish figure on cover, pink lettering on cover and spine. Tiny pinhead size spot of wear at lower rear spine corner. Cloth boards still have beautiful sheen, very clean. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (very neatly penned previous owner name and date 1903 on front free endpaper). 173 pages + two pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 024403

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205 Slaves of Destiny
Bell, Pearl Doles
New York W. J. Watt & Co. 1926 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering and border decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Slight corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Small previous owner name on front free endpaper. Pages are clean. 304 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 007497

Price: 10.00 USD
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All Brides are Beautiful, Bell, Thomas
206 All Brides are Beautiful
Bell, Thomas
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1936 First Hardcover Fine No dustjacket Jacket 
First Edition, with "Published October, 1936" on copyright page. Very clean golden beige cloth boards with black decorative title box and unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean red top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 360 pgs. This very scarce book published in 1936 is as new. 018326

Price: 150.00 USD
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Ward 20, Bellah, James Warner
207 Ward 20
Bellah, James Warner
Garden City, New York Doubleday & Company 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Blue-gray cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with neatly penned previous owner name on front free endpaper. 160 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very slight edge wear. Nice photo and biography of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel which gives the stark picture of twenty-four hours in a surgical ward of a military general hospital. 026616

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From the Alec Thomas Archives: Gone for a Soldier- The Civil War Memoirs of Private Alfred Bellard, Bellard, Alfred (David Herbert Donald, editor)
208 From the Alec Thomas Archives: Gone for a Soldier- The Civil War Memoirs of Private Alfred Bellard
Bellard, Alfred (David Herbert Donald, editor)
Boston Little, Brown Company 1975 0316088331 / 9780316088336 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean map-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated in color and black and white with the sketches of Private Alfred Bellard. 298 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one very short closed edge tear at flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One of the most remarkable Civil War records ever discovered--a memoir of the war written by an obscure private soldier, illustrated with original pencil sketches and wash drawings by its author. An unparallelled firsthand account of what it was like to be a private soldier in the Union army. 027016

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To Jerusalem and Back - A Personal Account, Bellow, Saul
209 To Jerusalem and Back - A Personal Account
Bellow, Saul
New York Viking Press 1976 670-71729-0 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with "First Published in 1976 by The Viking Press" statement on copyright page. Clean charcoal gray boards with clean turquoise blue cloth spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 182 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip to top corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018404

Price: 15.00 USD
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To Jerusalem and Back: a Personal Account, Bellow, Saul
210 To Jerusalem and Back: a Personal Account
Bellow, Saul
New York The Viking Press 1976 0670717290 / 9780670717293 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in dust jacket. Charcoal gray boards with blue cloth spine, unchipped silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying, or wear. Faint water line on rear board, barely visible. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - previous owner name and date neatly penned at top of title page. 182 pages. Dust jacket is clean with slightest hint of age-toning, no wear, no tears, small price clip at top corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A personal account of Saul Bellow's sojourn in Israel during several months in late 1975, crackling with wit and controversy. 027115

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The Street Where the Heart Lies, Bemelmans, Ludwig
211 The Street Where the Heart Lies
Bemelmans, Ludwig
Cleveland / New York World Publishing 1962 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page in clean unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, stamped gold author signature on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 236 pp. Clean illustrated jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, with hint of edge wear, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A rollicking novel set in Paris. 019578

Price: 35.00 USD
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Veterinary Clinical Parasitology, Benbrook, Edward A.; Margaret W. Sloss
212 Veterinary Clinical Parasitology
Benbrook, Edward A.; Margaret W. Sloss
Ames, Iowa Iowa State College Press 1948 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dustjacket Signed
First Edition, with 1948 on title page and copyright page, SIGNED by author E. A. Benbrook. Very clean green cloth boards with gold title box, black lettering on cover, metal spiral binding in cloth spine. Unfaded, light bumping to spine ends, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Clean green endpapers (previous owner name neatly stamped on front fixed endpaper). 187 pgs. with index. Well illustrated with drawings and black & white plates. 017633

Price: 200.00 USD
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Benchley - Or Else!, Benchley, Robert
213 Benchley - Or Else!
Benchley, Robert
New York Harper & Brothers 1938 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket Gluyas Williams, Illustrator 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in unclipped original jacket. Orange cloth boards are bright, faintest hint of soiling to front board, crisp black lettering on cover with small illustration of "Benchley", gray title box with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 273 pages, with drawings by Gluyas Williams. Clean dustjacket has a few edge chips, short closed edge tears, fading to blue background on spine; not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021237

Price: 50.00 USD
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Callaway Gardens: Legacy of a Dream, Bender, Steve
214 Callaway Gardens: Legacy of a Dream
Bender, Steve
Longstreet Press / Callaway 1996 0935112251 / 9780935112252 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition (and first printing, with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean unworn color illustrated covers with no wear. Preface by Lady Bird Johnson. Text by Steve Bender. Photographs by Langdon Clay. All pages are clean and bright, with gorgeous full color photographs throughout, clean dark green endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 144 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (50.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, one 1" closed edge chip at upper corner. A magnificent book about this beautiful botanical garden just outside of Atlanta, Georgia. 026908

Price: 30.00 USD
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Metro Stop Dostoevsky: Travels in Russian Time, Bengis, Ingrid
215 Metro Stop Dostoevsky: Travels in Russian Time
Bengis, Ingrid
New York North Point Press 2003 0865476721 / 9780865476721 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige boards with beinge spine, metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; small dot (remainder mark) on bottom text block edges - no other marks. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean and bright with clean endpapers. 337 pages. Clean jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's fascinating account of her time living in Russia (St. Petersburg). 027248

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The Messiah Stones, Benig, Irving
216 The Messiah Stones
Benig, Irving
New York Villard Books 1995 0-679-44749-0 / 9780679447498 First Hardbound Fine Fine Jacket 
Fine in Fine DJ - Very clean, tight book - no names or writing inside, 306 pgs. Crisp, clean unclipped, unchipped DJ. Stated First Edition New archival quality mylar cover. Not price clipped. Gift Quality First Edition. 002019

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Five Centuries of Tapestry from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Bennett, Anna G.
217 Five Centuries of Tapestry from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Bennett, Anna G.
Rutland, VT/Tokyo, Japan Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco/Charles E. Tuttle 1976 0-88401-019-8 / 9780884010197 First Soft Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Very clean and bright color illustrated softcover book. No chipping or creasing. No names, writing or marks. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Errata slip enclosed. 253 pgs. Beautifully illustrated exhibition catalog. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. WARD01569

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Stone Mason of Tor House - The Life and Times of Robinson Jeffers, Bennett, Melba Berry
218 The Stone Mason of Tor House - The Life and Times of Robinson Jeffers
Bennett, Melba Berry
New York The Ward Ritchie Press 1966 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Very clean book SIGNED by the author in original unclipped jacket. Later printing (no statement of edition). Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, gold letteirng on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by author: "For Dan McCall - Warm Regards, Melba Berry Bennett." Foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell. 264 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (10.00 on front inside flap), very slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. First full-length biography of Robinson Jeffers, one of the great American poets. 022152

Price: 40.00 USD
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Where Are They Buried? How Did They Die? - Fitting Ends and Final Resting Places of the Famous, Infamous, and Noteworthy, Benoit, Tod
219 Where Are They Buried? How Did They Die? - Fitting Ends and Final Resting Places of the Famous, Infamous, and Noteworthy
Benoit, Tod
New York Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers 2003 1579122876 / 9781579122874 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fading. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 560 pages. Dust jacket is clean and bright, unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. All about the death & burial places of famous and infamous people, from Greata Garbo, Marilyn Monroe and Mark Twain to Mother Teresa and Kurt Cobain. Amazing information on unforgettable people. 026954

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A Knight in Denim, Benson, Ramsey
220 A Knight in Denim
Benson, Ramsey
New York Charles Scribner 1912 First Hardcover Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, with 1912 on title page and "Published March, 1912" on copyright page. Dark green ribbed cloth boards with gold decorative title box and lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Light soiling to boards, no bumping or fraying. Pages are clean, including endpapers (no names, writing or marks), page fore-edges have a couple of surface stains. 307 pages. A rather scarce novel, set in the farm country of Nebraska. 021833

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