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Retreat and Recall - A Novel of the American Revolution, Hopkins, Joseph G. E.
281 Retreat and Recall - A Novel of the American Revolution
Hopkins, Joseph G. E.
New York Charles Scribner 1966 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket John Tenniel, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, with "A" present on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean golden brown cloth boards with small drum decoration on cover, red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 223 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped (4.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, slightest hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A seperate self-contained story as well as a sequel to the author's first novel, "Patriot's Progress." Continues the adventures of John Frayne, a young Massachusetts doctor who, after attempting to stay neutral, finally chose the side of the colonists and volunteered his services as a doctor with the Continental Army. Action takes place in 1776-7 and the scene is New York. 019520

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Over the Threshold of War - Personal Experiences of the Great European Conflict, Hopkins, Nevil Monroe
282 Over the Threshold of War - Personal Experiences of the Great European Conflict
Hopkins, Nevil Monroe
Philadelphia /London J. B. Lippincott 1918 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean decorated binding, first edition - 1918 on title page, "Published April, 1918" on copyright page. Clean blue cloth boards with decoration on cover (binoculars set against gray cloud-like background), gold lettering on cover, gold lettering and small decoration on spine. Very light surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece photo portrait of King Albert. With 70 illustrations, many from photographs by the author; drawings by Edmund Frederic, also documents and colored proclamations. 375 pages. 021979

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283 Conquistadors in North American History
Horgan, Paul
New York Farrar, Straus & Co. 1963 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, but a slim line of fading to top board edges and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Clean maps on endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 303 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with hint of wear at top of spine and corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 010864

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The Centuries of Santa Fe, Horgan, Paul
284 The Centuries of Santa Fe
Horgan, Paul
New York E. P. Dutton 1956 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers; tiny "5/90" at upper margin of front fixed endpaper. 363 pp. with index. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped (5.00 on front inside flap), one tiny closed edge tear (under 1/4"), very slight rubbing to surface only of corners. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020572

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285 Swan of the East: The Life and Death of the German Cruiser Emden in World War I
Hoyt, Edwin P.
New York MacMillan 1968 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with blind stamped lettering on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Very small previous owner label (return address size) on front fixed endpaper. 200 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. World War I. 007287

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My Home in the Field of Mercy, Huard, Frances Wilson
286 My Home in the Field of Mercy
Huard, Frances Wilson
New York George H. Doran 1917 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Charles Huard, Illustrator 
Green cloth boards with gold lettering, clean paste-on illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very light surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with a little foxing to the edges of some illustrations; clean, delicately illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with lovely drawings by Charles Huard. 269 pages. Beautifully told story of the work of the Red Cross in caring for the wounded during World War I. 022026

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Barcelona, Hughes, Robert
287 Barcelona
Hughes, Robert
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1992 0394580273 / 9780394580272 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold author intials on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 585 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A masterful work which brings to life one of the world's most fabled cities. 026666

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Peninsula Pilgrimage: An Off-beat Journey Through Stately, Historic Virginia, Huntley, Elizabeth Valentine
288 Peninsula Pilgrimage: An Off-beat Journey Through Stately, Historic Virginia
Huntley, Elizabeth Valentine
Princeton The Pyne Press 1974 Re-issue Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean turquoise cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 398 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An unabridged and unaltered republication of the original edition (originally published by the Press of Whittet & Shepperson, Richmond, 1941). 7-1/2" x 10-1/2". Virginia. 011626

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Lives of Our Presidents Every Child Can Read, Hurlbut, Jesse Lyman
289 Lives of Our Presidents Every Child Can Read
Hurlbut, Jesse Lyman
Philadelphia John C. Winston 1925 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
In original attractive dustjacket - very clean decorated green cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. 300 pp. Clean dustjacket (a little very faint foxing to spine) has color image of George Washington on front panel, a few tiny closed edge tears, tiny bit of wear to paper at corners and spine head. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A lovely example from John C. Winston Company's "Every Child's Library" series. 020998

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Timothy Taylor: Ambassador of Goodwill, Husted, Helen
290 Timothy Taylor: Ambassador of Goodwill
Husted, Helen
New York Coward McCann 1941 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket A. Mireur, Illustrator 
Clean white boards with clean bright color illustration on front board. Slight wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with drawings by A. Mireur. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has very light soiling, thumbnail size chip at top edge of front panel, shallow (1/4") chipping at top and bottom of spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a seven year old boy from England who was sent to America to stay until World War II was over. 8vo. World War II. 013699

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Atlantic Ordeal - The Story of Mary Cornish, Huxley, Elspeth
291 Atlantic Ordeal - The Story of Mary Cornish
Huxley, Elspeth
New York Harper & Brothers 1942 First Very Good Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with black title box on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Previous owner name, place and date neatly penned on front free endpaper (1943). Very slight tanning to pages. Illustrated with black and white glossy photographs. 102 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has shallow edge chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One of the great stories of World War II. It is the story of Mary Cornish, an Englishwoman assigned as escort on the evacuee ship "City of Benares" which was carrying children out of the war zone to safety in Canada the summer of 1940. The ship was torpedoed several days out of port and only one lifeboat survived to return its passengers to land. Eight incredible days at sea in an open boat - the dramatic story of Mary Cornish, six boys and forty men following the torpedoing of the "City of Benares". 024459

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Flights of Passage: Reflections of a World War II Aviator, Hynes, Samuel
292 Flights of Passage: Reflections of a World War II Aviator
Hynes, Samuel
Frederic C. Beil & Naval Institute Press 1988 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 270 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. World War II. 010632

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Black Laurel, Jameson, Storm
293 The Black Laurel
Jameson, Storm
New York MacMillan 1948 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with white lettering on spine. Slight bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 338 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket with price intact has very slight edge and corner wear. Dustjacket enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Included is a beautiful black & white glossy photograph of the author contemporary to the book, supplied by publisher. A crisis in Western Civilization is the theme of this novel, the scene of which is laid in the wreckage of war-torn Europe. 8vo. Fiction. 012325

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Abyssinia to Babylonia - Part I in Alden's Cyclopedia of History, John B. Alden
294 Abyssinia to Babylonia - Part I in Alden's Cyclopedia of History
John B. Alden
New York John B. Alden (The Elzevir Company) 1892 First Paperback Very Good+ 
Small paperback publication from The Elzevir Library, Vol. XL, No. 551 (published weekly at $5 a year) - this issue February 27, 1892. Clean pages in clean wraps. No creasing. very short closed tears at top and bottom of spine edges at folds. Illustrated with drawings and maps. Small bookplate at bottom of title page. Size: approx. 4-1/4" x 7-1/4" 023923

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Middle Passage, Johnson, Charles
295 Middle Passage
Johnson, Charles
New York Atheneum 1990 0689119682 / 9780689119682 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
As-new condition First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean purple boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers. Inscribed and signed by the author on title page: "For Tom, with my best to you. Charles Johnson 2/20/92." 209 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped (17.95 on front inside flap). Author's photo on rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Winner of the U.S. National Book Award for fiction in 1990, this historical novel is about the final voyage of an illegal American slave ship. Set in 1830, it presents a personal and historical perspective of the illegal slave trade in the United States, telling the story of Rutherford Calhoun, a freed slave who unknowingly boards a slave ship bound for Africa in order to escape a forced marriage. 027321

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The Bloody Bozeman, Johnson, Dorothy M.
296 The Bloody Bozeman
Johnson, Dorothy M.
New York McGraw-Hill 1971 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 366 pages with index. Illustrated with map, black and white plates. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of the perilous trail to Montana's gold - part of "The American Trail" Series. 021204

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The Last Camel Charge - The Untold Story of America's Desert Military Experiment, Johnson, Forrest Bryant
297 The Last Camel Charge - The Untold Story of America's Desert Military Experiment
Johnson, Forrest Bryant
New York Berkley Caliber 2012 0425245691 / 9780425245699 First Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing with full number line, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean pale yellow boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, with small remainder mark on bottom text block edge near spine. No other marks. Illustrated with glossy black and white photographs. 365 pages with bibliography. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This is the first book to tell the complete story and document in detail the military's experiment with camels. At the end of the Mexican-American War in 1848, a need emerged for control of--and transportation through--the country's vast new western territories. In a radical move, the War Department ordered a navy ship and its captain to the Middle East to purchase camels and deliver them to an army post in Texas. 024785

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Pioneer Spaniards in North America, Johnson, William Henry
298 Pioneer Spaniards in North America
Johnson, William Henry
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1903 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (published October, 1903) decorated American trade binding. Signed binding (monogram DD - Decorative Designers). Green cloth boards with red, gold and black decoration, red lettering on cover; stamped gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear-through. Light soiling - mostly to spine, light surface wear at top of rear board. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small simple previous owner bookplate top corner of front pastedown - previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard (slight foxing to this page only from tissue guard). Well illustrated throughout with maps, drawings, images. 381 pages with index + four pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 025205

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History of the The Johnstown Flood, Johnson, Willis Fletcher
299 History of the The Johnstown Flood
Johnson, Willis Fletcher
Edgewood Publishing Co. 1889 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, with 1889 on both title and copyright page. Green silk cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Very light soiling, light surface wear to corners, one 1/16" closed tear at top spine edge. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (small previous owner name in pencil on front free endpaper). Frontispiece is map of the deluged Conemaugh District. Illustrated with many black and white photographs. 459 pages. 025741

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The Long Roll, Johnston, Mary
300 The Long Roll
Johnston, Mary
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1911 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
By Mary Johnston. First Edition, First Printing, with "Published May 1911" on copyright page, 1911 on title page. Clean grey ribbed cloth boards with decorated cover, unchipped bright gold lettering on cover and spine. Tiny water spot, barely visible, size of pea on front board - just a small spot with loss of sheen). One tiny spot of wear at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean endpapers illustrated with maps. Previous owner name and date (1911) neatly inscribed on fly leaf. Frontis color portrait of Stonewall Jackson with clean tissue guard; 3 additional color illustrations -- all by N. C. Wyeth. 683 pp. Clean and solid collectible quality first edition. 020405

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