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Who Would Have Thought It?, Maria Amparo Ruiz de Burton
201 Who Would Have Thought It?
Maria Amparo Ruiz de Burton
Penguin Classics 2009 0143105876 / 9780143105879 First Paperback Near Fine 
A Penguin Classics Original. Very clean and bright, no creasing or chipping. All pages and edges clean - no names, writing or marks. Trade paperback (size 5" x 8"). 336 pages. The story of a young Mexican girl and her mother who are captured by an Indian tribe. Novel begins after the mother has died and the girl has been rescued. Dr. Norval, the rescuer, takes the girl, Lola, to New England to live with his family. Narrative focuses on Lola and how her Mexican culture, relgion, and perspectives compare and clash with those of this New England family and their community. The Civil War and its political and economic impact on the country figures prominently into the lives of the characters. Sensational debut from the first Mexican American female novelist. Publisher's review brochure included. 023711

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INTO THE ARMS OF STRANGERS: Stories of the Kindertransport, Mark Jonathan; Oppenheimer, Deborah Harris
202 INTO THE ARMS OF STRANGERS: Stories of the Kindertransport
Mark Jonathan; Oppenheimer, Deborah Harris
New York Mjf Books 2000 1567317146 / 9781567317145 Third printing Hardcover Very Good+ near fine Jacket 
Clean book in unchipped dust jacket. Third printing. Beige boards with brown spine, metallic lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Tiny bump at upper board edge. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Preface by Lord Richard Attenborough, Introduction by David Cesarani. 292 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (27.50 on front inside flap), no chips, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. True story of the British-organized program to save children, most of them Jewish, from the Nazi nightmare. The documentary film on which this book is based won an Academy Award. 023648

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To an Early Grave, Markfield, Wallace
203 To an Early Grave
Markfield, Wallace
Dalkey Archive Press 2000 1564782611 / 9781564782618 First Paperback Fine No Dust jacket Jacket 
Clean unworn softcover book in "as new" condition. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright, no names, writing or marks. 255 pp. The basis for the 1968 movie "Bye Bye Braverman". When Leslie Braverman passes away at age 41, four of his closest friends are reunited on an adyssey through the streets of Brooklyn in a beat-up Volkswagen searching for the funeral parlor. 020970

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The Lost Tribe - A Harrowing Passage into New Guinea's Heart of Darkness, Marriott, Edward
204 The Lost Tribe - A Harrowing Passage into New Guinea's Heart of Darkness
Marriott, Edward
New York Henry Holt & Co 1997 0805053182 / 9780805053180 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition, with full number line on copyright page. Very clean yellow/tan boards with clean unfaded maroon spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. Very small shallow bump to front board edge, otherwise without wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 258 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Edward Marriott's search for the lost tribe of the Liawep living deep in the jungle in far northwest Papua New Guinea. 018409

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The Bells of St. Mary's, Martin, George Victor (from the screenplay by Dudley Nichols)
205 The Bells of St. Mary's
Martin, George Victor (from the screenplay by Dudley Nichols)
New York Bantam Books 1947 First softcover Very Good+ 
Bantam No. 103. Very clean paperback - first Bantam Edition (Bantam Edition Published July, 1947 on copyright page). Based on the hit movie, with black & white stills from the movie on endpapers and rear cover, lovely color photo of Ingrid Bergman on cover. No chipping or tears, no creasing. Slight fading to background color on spine. No names, writing or marks. Pages are clean, slightly tanned, with clean red top-stained page edges. 150 pgs. 018445

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The Piano Tuner, Mason, Daniel
206 The Piano Tuner
Mason, Daniel
New York Alfred Knopf 2002 0375414657 / 9780375414657 First Hardback Fine Near Fine Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean yellow boards with beige spine, red metallic 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. 318 pages + 2 page acknowledgements. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (24.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's first novel, a story of a British piano tuner sent deep into Burma in the nineteenth century. 022647

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Roads to Liberty, Mason, F. Van Wyck
207 Roads to Liberty
Mason, F. Van Wyck
Boston Little, Brown 1972 0316549304 / 9780316549301 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with silver decoration on cover, gold lettering with gold and silver decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with sketches by John Alan Maxwell. 752 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has short closed tear at top spine corner. Jacket design by John Alan Maxwell; nice photo of author on rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In over sixty books, translated into fifteen languages, F. van Wyck Mason has won a wide and loyal audience as one of America's finest historical novelists. This book combines four of F. van Wyck Mason's highly popular historical novels into one volume, comprising a panorama of life in the colonies during the American Revolution. Stories incluide: Three Harbors; Stars on the Sea; Wild Horizon; Eagle in the Sky. 024878

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Catalina, Maugham, W. Somerset
208 Catalina
Maugham, W. Somerset
Garden City Doubleday 1948 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped 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. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 275 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), hint of fading to spine, closed edge tear at spine fold extending into spine (4-1/2"). No chips, a few additional short edge tears, light rubbing. Full panel photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018921

Price: 55.00 USD
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The Moon and Sixpence, Maugham, W. Somerset
209 The Moon and Sixpence
Maugham, W. Somerset
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1919 Photoplay Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with green lettering and small palm tree decoration on cover and spine. Very slight fraying at top of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (pages slightly tanned). Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. No photos in book, but clean dustjacket features George Sanders, Herbert Marshall and Doris Dudley from the United Artists movie on front panel. Purple background of dustjacket has sunned to dark blue on spine, very clean white rear panel; no chips, a few tiny closed edge tears and slight wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 013906

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Seeing London, Maxey, Dale
210 Seeing London
Maxey, Dale
London Collins 1966 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. All pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Two-color illustrations throughout. 96 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has short closed edge tears at spine ends, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This book was written for children/young adults to serve as a guide to knowing and exploring London, but adults will appreciate it as well. The book is divided into five main areas: Westminster, Kensington, Regent's Park, Bloomsbury and the City; and a pictorial map of the area to be explored begins each section. 027340

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Atonement, McEwan, Ian
211 Atonement
McEwan, Ian
Anchor 2003 038572179X / 9780385721790 First Paperback Fine 
First Anchor Books edition, clean softcover book in unread condition. No creasing or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 351 pp. 020965

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Films Without Make-up, McIntyre, Ronald
212 Films Without Make-up
McIntyre, Ronald
Cairo, Egypt R. Schindler 1943 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Fair Jacket 
First Edition in tattered dust jacket. Clean gold cloth boards wtih red and black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, clean maps on endpapers. Previous owner name and date (May, 1944 - Cairo) on half-title page. 339 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Errata page at end of book. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, but has large pieces missing. Enclosed in new mylar cover. Scarce book. A screen reporter's story, and a timely record of history and countries seen through the eyes of the men who--in peace and war--live dangerously, travelling into the far corners of the earth. Author was the director of the NZ Army film production unit in the Middle East. 8vo. Journalism. 012486

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Mirage, McKenney, Ruth
213 Mirage
McKenney, Ruth
New York Farrar, Straus and Cudahy 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Printing, 1956" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean blue boards (slight fading to edges) with clean black cloth spine, silver, gold and blue 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 marks. 726 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, unclipped (4.95 on front inside flap), has slight browning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An historical novel of love, fate and conquest in Napoleon's Egypt. In October, 1797, Remi Saint-Victor had served just four years of his sentence, "Solitary confinement for the rest of his natural life." After a miraculous release from prison, he returns to France, resuming his career of undisputed genius as a chemist. The degree to which he succeeds involves him in Napoleon Bonaparte's adventure into Egypt as one of his two personal secretaries. 021783

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Gardening with Herbs, Mead, Chris and Emelie Tolley
214 Gardening with Herbs
Mead, Chris and Emelie Tolley
New York Crown Publishing Group 1995 0517583321 / 9780517583326 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
Lovely first edition, first printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean blue-green paper-covered boards with white lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs. 262 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Glorious images of 25 of the world's most beautiful gardens and dozens of innovative and decorative ideas for introducing herbs into the garden landscape. 027153

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War Horse, Michael Morpurgo
215 War Horse
Michael Morpurgo
New York Scholastic Press 2007 0439796636 / 9780439796637 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
For the collector - a beautiful copy of the first American Edition along with the Uncorrected Proof! First American Edition in clean original dust jacket - PLUS - a clean bright copy of the softcover Uncorrected Proof. Both copies clean, no wear, no fading, no tears, unmarked. Dust jacket will be protected in clear archival quality mylar cover. This book was the basis of the long-running and highly successful theatrical production of the same name, and the movie (2011, Dreamworks). Albert and his beloved horse, Joey, live on a farm in the British countryside. At the outbreak of World War I, Albert and Joey are forcibly parted when Albert's father sells the horse to the British cavalry. 023468

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Sayonara, Michener, James
216 Sayonara
Michener, James
New York Random House 1954 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean brown boards with black spine and board edges, silver lettering on covern, sillver and red 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. 243 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, no fading. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Beautiful collectible quality example of the classic book by Michener made into a film in 1957 starring Marlon Brando which won four Oscars. 8vo. Fiction. 013868

Price: 175.00 USD
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Fury - Stallion of Broken Wheel Ranch, Miller, Albert G.
217 Fury - Stallion of Broken Wheel Ranch
Miller, Albert G.
Philadelphia / Toronto John C. Winston Company 1959 First Hardcover Good no dust jacket James W. Schucker, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition. Red cloth boards with rearing black horse on cover, black lettering on spine. Some moderate soiling. Small spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean with slight browning to endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 2" closed tear to blank endpaper at rear of book. Illustrated by James W. Schucker. 177 pages, including note at end about the NBC-TV television series "Fury" and the real horse who played him. 026599

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The Cruise of the Cow - Being an Introduction to San Diego, Mexico's Baja California, and A Voyage into the Gulf of California -- This Combined Region of the Southwest Corner, Miller, Max
218 The Cruise of the Cow - Being an Introduction to San Diego, Mexico's Baja California, and A Voyage into the Gulf of California -- This Combined Region of the Southwest Corner
Miller, Max
New York E. P. Dutton 1951 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with gold title box on spine. Clean, with slight fading to edges. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - small previous owner name on front pastedown. Illustrated with map and 47 photographs by Lew Walker. 256 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has some edge chipping, slight wear at folds. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025436

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The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee, Mills, Marja
219 The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee
Mills, Marja
New York Penguin Press 2014 1594205191 / 9781594205194 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean orange boards with deeper orange spine, gold lettering on cover and 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. Illustrated with glossy black and white photographs. An article from USA Today about the author and the book is laid in. 278 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Chicago Tribune journalist Marja Mills' friendship with Harper Lee and her sister, and stories they shared with her. Mills was lucky enough to be invited into the life of an American icon, and it's a treat to join her there. 026749

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Gone With the Wind, Mitchell, Margaret
220 Gone With the Wind
Mitchell, Margaret
New York Macmillan 1936 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First printing ("Set up and electrotyped. Published May, 1936.") in clean unclipped second state dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with blue lettering on cover and spine. Tiny, pinpoint spots of wear at spine corners. Slightest hint of darkening at lower front board edge. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 1037 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), Tiniest bit of wear at spine corners, tips. Gone With the Wind appears in first column of novels on rear panel, signifying second state dust jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A beautiful, collectible quality first edition of this timeless and iconic novel - one of the best copies we've seen. 026249

Price: 4800.00 USD
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