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Thunderstruck, Larson, Erik
341 Thunderstruck
Larson, Erik
New York Crown 2006 1400080665 / 9781400080663 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Dark blue boards with black spine, gold lettering on spine. N obumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with map-illustrated endpapers - no names or bookplates. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 463 pages with index. A true story of love, murder and an amazing age of science and invention. 026821

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Thunderstruck, Larson, Erik
342 Thunderstruck
Larson, Erik
New York Crown Publishers 2006 1400080665 / 9781400080663 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean blue-black boards with clean black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying, mere hint of surface wear at top and bottom spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 463 pp. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Set in Edwardian London and on the stormy coasts of Cornwall, a true story of love and murder in a changing world of science, seances, invention, magicians, and Scotland Yard detectives. 018228

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My Scrap-Book of The French Revolution, Latimer, Elizabeth Wormeley
343 My Scrap-Book of The French Revolution
Latimer, Elizabeth Wormeley
Chicago A. C. McClurg 1898 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean charcoal gray cloth boards with gold stamped lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Vertical crease to front free endpaper. No names, writing or marks. Frontis portrait of Marie Antoinette with clean tissue guard; 28 additional illustrations with tissue guards. 1898 on title page; "Copyright by A.C. McClurg and Co. A.D. 1898 on copyright page, with no additional printings listed. 448 pages with index. 022304

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Volume Two: California Wineries - Sonoma and Mendocino, Latimer, Patricia
344 Volume Two: California Wineries - Sonoma and Mendocino
Latimer, Patricia
Vintage Image 1976 Limited Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Sebastian Titus, Illustrator Signed
Lovely Limited First Edition, this being copy No. 113 of five thousand books that were printed in this First Edition. SIGNED by both author and artist. In clean original dust jacket. Large book, size approx. 10-1/2" x 12-3/4". Very clean beige cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean green endpapers. Illustrated with historical photographs, drawings by Sebastian Titus. 191 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Second in a series of definitive reference books on the winegrowing regions of California. This volume is divided into two sections of equal length. The first explores the fascinating history of this famous wine area. The second half is an exhaustive study of the current wine industry of Sonoma and Mendocino Counties, with all existing wineries of the day researched, mapped, illustrated and appendixed. The author has placed particular emphasis on the colorful and sometimes enigmatic local personalities. Wonderful historical photographs, many previously unpublished, from museums and private collections. 026243

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Greek Architecture, Lawrence, A. W.
345 Greek Architecture
Lawrence, A. W.
London Penguin Books 1967 Second Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Second Edition (Revised to take account of new discoveries and publications) in photo illustrated dust jacket and slipcase. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, black title box with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Well illustrated with many photographs, drawings. 338 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, has slight wear to edges, light rubbing. Color photo illustrated slipcase is sturdy, no cracking, surface rubbing to edges. 027589

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Essential T. E. Lawrence, Lawrence, T. E. (David Garnett, Editor)
346 The Essential T. E. Lawrence
Lawrence, T. E. (David Garnett, Editor)
New York E. P. Dutton 1951 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"FIrst Edition" stated, in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (a little dust speckling on top text block edge), with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Frontis photo portrait of T. E. Lawrence. 328 pages with index. Jacket is slightly age-toned; not price clipped (3.75 on front inside flap), small edge nick and tiny closed edge tears, slight wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023533

Price: 30.00 USD
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Thirty Seconds over Tokyo, Lawson, Captain Ted W. (Bob Considine, Editor)
347 Thirty Seconds over Tokyo
Lawson, Captain Ted W. (Bob Considine, Editor)
New York Landmark Books (Random House) 1953 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fair Jacket 
Second printing in dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with brown and burgundy decoration and lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with 2-page map of Japan and the coast of China, frontispiece photograph of Captain Ted W. Lawson. Many more photographs and maps. 186 pages with index. Bright illustrated dust jacket is quite clean, has chips at top and bottom spine edges, short closed edge tears, missing front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One of the pilots who participated in the Doolittle raid tells the whole story of the bombing of Japan and the days of adventure in China that followed. 027471

Price: 15.00 USD
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Code Name Nimrod, Leasor, James
348 Code Name Nimrod
Leasor, James
Boston Houghton Mifflin Co 1981 0395302285 / 9780395302286 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped dustjacket. Clean, unfaded black cloth boards with bright silver 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. 264 pages with Bibliography. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (10.95 on front inside flap), one very tiny shallow chip at base of rear panel (size of grain of rice). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. True story of the spy who ensured the success of the Normandy Invasion. 021855

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Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee (by his son, Captain Robert E. Lee), Lee, Captain Robert E.
349 Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee (by his son, Captain Robert E. Lee)
Lee, Captain Robert E.
Garden City, NY Garden City Publishing (Star Books) 1924 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Reprint edition in clean illustrated dust jacket. Dark blue cloth boards with pale blue lettering on spine. Very slight wear to spine corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. With an Appendix of Unpublished Letters Edited by William Taylor Thom. Introduction by Gamaliel Bradford. Illustrated with black and white plates. 471 pages with index + publisher's advertising at rear of book. Dust jacket has small chips at top spine edge, several closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024975

Price: 14.00 USD
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350 The Assassination Chain
Leek, Sybil and Bert R. Sugar
New York Corwin Books 1976 0-498-01982-9 / 9780498019821 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean red boards with gold lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 342 pgs. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, with minor edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A book that goes into the whats, the whys, the wheres of the assassinations of President John F. Kennedy and those that followed. 8vo. Crime. 005060

Price: 12.00 USD
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Early American Gardens "For Meate or Medicine", Leighton, Ann
351 Early American Gardens "For Meate or Medicine"
Leighton, Ann
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1970 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in original unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering and small decoration on cover, gold lettering with black decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean (. Illustrated endpapers, with very small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 441 pp. with index, 84 illustrations of the period. Jacket is not price clipped (10.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, with 3" closed tear at top spine fold, a few additional short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Gardens from a time when a garden was the prime necessity of life for food, flavorings, drinks, tonics, insect repellents, candies, narcotics, medicine, and laying out the dead. In pithy language and amusing detail, the author describes these early American gardeners whose influence is still strong in our daily lives. In an indispensable appendix Miss Leighton lists 200 of the common plant names, the names of those who used them, and brief descriptions from their own books of reference recording what they believed or expected of each plant. 019342

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Fifties in Pictures, Lescott, James
352 The Fifties in Pictures
Lescott, James
Great Britain Parragon Inc 2007 1405495308 / 9781405495301 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean glossy unworn pictoral boards with Marilyn Monroe on the cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean purple endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with full color and black and white photographs. 256 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, short closed tear at top rear flap fold, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024354

Price: 10.00 USD
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353 The Chief: Field Marshal Lord Wavell - Commander-in-Chief and Viceroy 1939-1947
Lewin, Ronald
New York Farrar Straus Giroux 1980 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean pale yellow-green boards with black decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 282 pgs. Illustrated with photographs & maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Biography. 011083

Price: 12.00 USD
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Animals, Men and Myths, Lewinsohn, Richard
354 Animals, Men and Myths
Lewinsohn, Richard
New York Harper & Brothers 1954 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with red lettering and illustration on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 422 pgs. with index. Illustrated. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight fading to spine, some edge chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An informative and entertaining history of man and the animals around him. 8vo. Animals. 011907

Price: 15.00 USD
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From Newgate to Dannemora: The Rise of the Penitentiary in New York, 1796-1848, Lewis, W. David
355 From Newgate to Dannemora: The Rise of the Penitentiary in New York, 1796-1848
Lewis, W. David
Ithaca Cornell University Press 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean dark green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Slight bump to board at top edge; no other wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Small previous owner inscription at top corner of front free endpaper. Slight dust-speckling to top edges. 311 pgs. with index. Illustrated with portraits and drawings, diagrams. Also includes a pamphlet (laid in), "The Rise of the Penitentiary in New York - A Review" by Harry Elmer Barnes reprinted from New York History, January, 1966. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has edge wear, one chip near top spine edge, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Criminal Justice. 012591

Price: 50.00 USD
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Fallen Order: Intrigue, Heresy, And Scandal In The Rome Of Galileo And Caravaggio, Liebreich, Karen
356 Fallen Order: Intrigue, Heresy, And Scandal In The Rome Of Galileo And Caravaggio
Liebreich, Karen
New York Grove Press 2004 0802117848 / 9780802117847 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
As new first edition, first printing in clean unclipped jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 336 pp. Illustrated with black & white plates. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Intrigue, heresy, and scandal i nthe Rome of Galileo and Caravaggio -- the stunning story of how the sexual abuse of children, practiced by some of the leading priests in the Piarist Order, led to the Piarist's collapse. 019102

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Great Commanders And Their Battles, Livesey, Anthony
357 Great Commanders And Their Battles
Livesey, Anthony
New York Macmillan 1987 0025734105 / 9780025734104 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with full number line) in clean unchipped dust jacket. Very clean silver-gray cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Size approx. 10" x 12". Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean dark green endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Foreword by General Sir John Hackett. Profusely illustrated in color and black and white with photographs, art, drawings and maps. 200 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Twenty famous victories, won by history's outstanding field commanders. Spanning more than 2,000 years of warfare, from Al;exanderthe Great'striumph against the Persians in 331 BC to Moshe Dayan's Sinai campaign of 1956. 025768

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Warden of the Smoke and Bells, Llewellyn, Richard
358 Warden of the Smoke and Bells
Llewellyn, Richard
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1956 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Hint of slightest fading along bottom board edges. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 284 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unfaded, unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; small Doubleday symbol and "damaged" in tiny letters blind-stamped at lower front corner of dustjacket -- I have inspected this book closely, and can see no damage or flaws except for the small blind stamp itself. Clean, tight, bright lovely book. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel of Italy at the time of Marco Polo, by the author of "How Green Was My Valley." 8vo. historical Fiction. 014131

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Canvas Falcons: The Story of the Men and Planes of World War I, Longstreet, Stephen
359 The Canvas Falcons: The Story of the Men and Planes of World War I
Longstreet, Stephen
New York/Cleveland World Publishing Co. 1970 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with black cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 365 pgs. Illustrated with historical photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Aviation. 013754

Price: 15.00 USD
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A Night to Remember, Lord, Walter
360 A Night to Remember
Lord, Walter
New York Henry Holt 1955 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean midnight blue cloth boards with bright yellow cloth spine, dark blue lettering on spine. No fading, fraying or wear; small wrinkle to cloth at spine. Binding is tight and hinges are sound - no cracking. Illustrated endpapers (deck plan of ship). Small previous owner inscription dated Christmas 1955 neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs. 209 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has faint water stain along front inside flap fold edge; very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025963

Price: 100.00 USD
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