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221 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
222 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
223 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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224 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
225 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
226 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
227 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
228 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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Wonders of the African World, Henry Louis Gates Jr.
229 Wonders of the African World
Henry Louis Gates Jr.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1999 0375402357 / 9780375402357 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Beautifully illustrated front and rear boards with black spine, white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. As new condition. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean black endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with maps, gorgeous photographs by Lynn Davis. 275 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. "From Ethiopia to Nuia, from Swahili country to West Africa, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., takes us on a fascinating journey, teaching us about the great civilizations we do not know well enough and making us reconsider the Africa we thought we already understood." - Rev. Jesse Jackson 026697

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By the Grace of the Sea: A Woman's Solo Odyssey Around the World, Henry, Pat
230 By the Grace of the Sea: A Woman's Solo Odyssey Around the World
Henry, Pat
International Marine Publishing / McGraw Hill 2003 0071355278 / 9780071355278 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Fine condition second printing in fine unclipped dust jacket. clean white boards with red spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 353 pages + sail and boat plans, "About the Author". Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A remarkable woman shares her life-changing voyage of reconciliation, renewal, and discovery. Aboard her magic carpet, "Southern Cross", she sails the exotic dream of a lifetime, with her readers along as vicarious crew. 025208

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231 The Survivor: The True Story of the Sinking of the Doggerbank
Herlin, Hans
London Leo Cooper 1994 0-85052-409-1 / 9780850524093 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean navy blue boards with clean beige cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 163 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. War/Military. 011096

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232 Fond Adventures: Tales of the Youth of the World
Hewlett, Maurice
New York/ London Harper & Brothers 1905 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean olive green cloth boards with clean, unchipped paste-on illustration on cover, white stamped lettering on cover and spine (unchipped). No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Frontis illustration of "Piccarda" with clean tissue guard. No names or bookplates. Date 1916 written on front free endpaper. 340 pgs. Stories include: The Heart's Key; Brazenhead the Great; Buondelmonte's Saga; The Love Chase. 009244

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Gift of Wings: An Aerial Celebration of Canada, Hiebert, Carl
233 Gift of Wings: An Aerial Celebration of Canada
Hiebert, Carl
Erin, Ontario, Canada Boston Mills Press 1995 155046129X / 9781550461299 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Third Edition, SIGNED by the author, in clean unchipped slipcase. As new condition. Clean unfaded blue boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean deep blue endpapers. Signed by the author on half-title page: "Carl E. Hiebert.' No other writing or marks. Gorgeous full color photographs throughout taken over Canada from the air. 179 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An amazing book written and photographed by an amazing man, Carl Hiebert, who after traveling the world and indulging his passion for adventure sports, from scuba-diving to sky-diving, was suddenly made a paraplegic by a freak hang-gliding accident. After two months in recovery and two weeks in rehabilitation, he place a GONE FISHING sign on his hospital door and, with the help of a friend, made his way to a farmer's field where a single-seat ultralight aircraft was waiting. Within two years of his accident, he opened a flight school and became Canada's first paraplegic ultralight flight instructor. In 1986 he became the first Canadian to fly across Canada in an ultralight. Hi epic two-month, 5,000 flight concluded at Expo '86 in Vancouver and raised over $100,000 for the Canadian Paraplegic Association. A truly inspirational tale of human potential. 027291

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Paris - Capital of the World, Higonnet, Patrice
234 Paris - Capital of the World
Higonnet, Patrice
Cambridge, Massachusetts Belknap Press - Harvard University Press 2002 0674008871 / 9780674008878 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean bright unclipped dust jacket. Translated by Arthur Goldhammer. Clean blue cloth boards with white cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear; slight fading to top and bottom board edges. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean beautifully illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Gorgeous illustrations throughout in full color, sepia and black and white. 493 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no fading, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In an original and evocative journey through modern Paris from the mid-eighteenth century to World War II, Patrice Higonnet offers a delightful cultural portrait of a multifaceted, continually changing city. "'Paris' is superb, the fruit of a lifetime's reading and reflection. The city and its aura are scrutinized through affectionate though not uncritical eyes; the text is discriminating, perceptive, and laced with fine irony. The book abounds with unexpected references, telling obeservations, and connections." - Eugen Weber 025046

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Malcolm Hillier's Christmas, Hillier, Malcolm
235 Malcolm Hillier's Christmas
Hillier, Malcolm
New York Dorling Kindersley, Inc. 1992 1-56458-099-7 / 9781564580993 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Beautiful decorated endpapers. 120 pgs. Illustrated with color photographs throughout. Clean bright dustjacket has no wear, is not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Beautiful Christmas decorating ideas and traditional seasonal recipes from around the world are presented with creative flair. Approx. 8" x 11". Christmas. 012107

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236 America Goes to War
Hitchens, Harold L. (Editor)
Chicago, IL Columbia Educational Books, Inc. 1941 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Official documents, events, and negotiations leading to WWII, and a background for understanding how and why we went to war and what we were fighting for. Clean black shiny textured boards with gold lettering and gold bordered red title box on front cover. Hint of surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Endpapers illustrated with black and white photo of white house, frontis photo portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Illustrated with additional photographs and maps. 128 pgs. 12mo. World War II. 014341

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The Franklin Comes Home, Hoehling, A. A.
237 The Franklin Comes Home
Hoehling, A. A.
New York Hawthorn Books, Inc. 1974 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue-black boards with gray cloth spine, blue-black 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. 132 pgs. with index. Illustrated with historical photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Clean, collectible quality book. The story of the aircraft carrier Franklin. 8vo. World War II. 012246

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The Franklin Comes Home, Hoehling, A. A.
238 The Franklin Comes Home
Hoehling, A. A.
New York Hawthorn Books, Inc. 1974 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean dark blue boards with clean beige/gray cloth spine, blue lettering on spine. Hint of very light surface wear to bottom front board edge, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tiny date neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper; no names or bookplates. 132 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The saga of the most decorated ship in naval history. 6" x 8-1/2". World War II. 017082

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The Franklin Comes Home - The Saga of the Most Decorated Ship in Naval History, Hoehling, A. A.
239 The Franklin Comes Home - The Saga of the Most Decorated Ship in Naval History
Hoehling, A. A.
New York Hawthorn Books, Inc. 1974 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean dark blue boards with light blue cloth spine, dark blue lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers; previous owner name and date neatly penned at bottom of half-title page; slight speckling to text block edges. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 132 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has one short closed edge tear at lower front flap fold, slightest hint of soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An account of the U.S. aircraft carrier's harrowing adventures in the waning days of World War II. 027202

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Pipers Hill - Memories of A Country Childhood, Holt, Oliver
240 Pipers Hill - Memories of A Country Childhood
Holt, Oliver
Marston House 1992 0951770020 / 9780951770023 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean blue endpapers with small previous owner name and date neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrations by the author. 144 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Nature is, and always has been, Oliver Holt's inspiration, but, in a pressured world, it is his unique ability to stand back from his subject and distill the essence of experiences learned in youth, relearned in a changing world, and relived in maturity, which makes this a very special book. 027793

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