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Paradise Auction, Bartley, Malbro
361 Paradise Auction
Bartley, Malbro
New York A. L. Burt 1918 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Vintage reprint edition of this scarce novel in stylish illustrated dustjacket illustrated by Ronald Anderson. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with orange title box on cover and spine. No bumping, tiny bit of surface wear to lower spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis illustration by Ronald Anderson. 501 pp. Beautifully illustrated dustjacket has a few very tiny chips at base of front panel, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020870

Price: 35.00 USD
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Shadow of the Bridge, Barton, Betsey
362 Shadow of the Bridge
Barton, Betsey
New York Duell, Sloan, & Pierce 1950 First Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with "I" on copyright page. Blue cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Light soilling; no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 279 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top spine edge extending 1/2" into top panel edge, slight edge & corner wear. Very nice photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018369

Price: 25.00 USD
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Once in Aleppo, Barton, Donald R.
363 Once in Aleppo
Barton, Donald R.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1955 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with black title box, yellow lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Slightest hint of fading to lower front board corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean bright endpapers; no names, writing or marks. "A" on copyright page indicating first printing. 424 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has faint water stain to lower spine & rear corner of back panel, unchipped edges, narrow scratch/chip to lower rear corner panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A vividly romantic story moves at a lively pace--set in the Middle East country of Turaq. 8vo. Fiction. 015843

Price: 30.00 USD
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364 The Truth About the Trouble at Roundstone
Barton, William E.
Boston/Toronoto Pilgrim Press 1897 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket H. P. Barnes 
Clean yellow cloth boards (tiny spot to spine--smaller than a pea) decorated with red, black and gold leafy illustration. Very light wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Fifteen illustrations by H.P. Barnes. 144 pgs. 006801

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Black Hole - How an Idea Abandoned by Newtonians, Hated by Einstein, and Gambled on by Hawking Became Loved, Bartusiak, Marcia
365 Black Hole - How an Idea Abandoned by Newtonians, Hated by Einstein, and Gambled on by Hawking Became Loved
Bartusiak, Marcia
New Haven CT / London Yale University Press 2015 030021085X / 9780300210859 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Second Printing, SIGNED by the author in clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean unfaded black boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: "To Carl, A fellow friend of the cosmos - Marcia Bartusiah - 2006." Illustrated with black and white photographs. 237 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024606

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Little Match Man, Barzini, Luigi
366 The Little Match Man
Barzini, Luigi
Philadelphia Penn Publishing Co. 1923 Later printing Fair to Good No Dust jacket 
Blue cloth boards with full size color paste-on illustration on cover. Wear to corners, light soiling, very slight warp to boards, a few small edge nicks, fading to spine. Pages are clean and bright, and all illustrations are present, including those in full color. Illustrated endpapers. 164 pages. Children's story about a little match-stick man and his adventures. 022012

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The Story of the Fishes (Appleton's Home Reading Books), Baskett, James Newton
367 The Story of the Fishes (Appleton's Home Reading Books)
Baskett, James Newton
New York D. Appleton 1899 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
1899 on title page and copyright page. Clean moss green cloth boards with black stamped lettering and decoration opn cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small oval stamp of "Davenport Academy of Sciences" near top of front free endpaper. Also a small inventory number near top edge of FFE. Gorgeous irridescent full color frontispiece illustration (American food fishes) with tissue guard. Many wonderful black and white illustrations throughout. 297 pages with index. Size approx. 5" x 7-1/2". An amazing book with great information and detail, along with excellent illustrations. 025067

Price: 65.00 USD
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Camping With the Prince and Other Tales of Science in Africa, Bass,  Thomas A
368 Camping With the Prince and Other Tales of Science in Africa
Bass, Thomas A
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1990 0395415020 / 9780395415023 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped jacket, SIGNED by author. Clean orange boards with maroon cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, with slight dust speckling to text block edges. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: "11-04-90 - Clinton, New York - For a friend in the Kirkland Art Center - with All My Best Regards, Thomas A. Bass." 304 pages. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (20.95 on front inside flap); small corner crease to inside front flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's two-year journey across Africa, from Timbuktu to the Zambezi River. 022933

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369 The New Wolves: The Return of the Mexican Wolf to the American Southwest
Bass, Rick
New York The Lyons Press 1998 1-55821-697-9 / 9781558216976 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean brown boards with black cloth spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean endpapers. 165 pgs. illusrated with drawings. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear or tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Nature. 010963

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370 Fire from Heaven
Bataille, Michel (translated from the French By Arthur Train, Jr.)
New York Crown Publishers 1967 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean yellow boards with charcoal gray cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Small circle inkstamp on front free endpaper. 310 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about Gilles de Rais (the only one who tried to rescue Joan of Arc). Author's first novel to be translated into English. 8vo. Fiction. 010566

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Complete Encyclopedia of Flight 1945-2005, Batchelor, John and Malcolm V. Lowe, with David Willis
371 Complete Encyclopedia of Flight 1945-2005
Batchelor, John and Malcolm V. Lowe, with David Willis
Rebo Publishers 2005 9036617170 / 9789036617178 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in dust jacket. Clean glossy illustrated boards. Very slight bump at top of spine, otherwise no wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Thoroughly illustrated with photographs and drawings describing each plane and helicopter manufactured between 1945 and 2005. 318 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A comprehensive guide to aviation. 027302

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Earth and Its Atmosphere, Bates, D. R.
372 The Earth and Its Atmosphere
Bates, D. R.
New York Basic Books, Inc. 1957 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with 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. 324 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings & charts. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few small closed edge tears, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Fifteen distinguished scientists, representing the main branches of geophysics, present a readable background for understanding the International Geophysical Year. 8vo. Science. 012416

Price: 15.00 USD
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A Breath of French Air, Bates, H. E.
373 A Breath of French Air
Bates, H. E.
London Michael Joseph 1959 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean bright original illustrated jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold 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 - no names, writing or marks. 159 pages. Dust jacket is clean and bright (design by Broom Lynne); price clipped at bottom corner of front inside flap, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Readers of "The Darling Buds of May" will need no introduction to the Larkins, the joyful family of country dealers and fruit pickers who live in uninhibited affluence and sublim indifference to accepted conventions. Well, here they are again in all their glory as they step outside their rural paradise for an excursion into another world. Armed with plenty of tax-free cash, their Rolls-Royce and little French, they take their first holiday abroad. Care to join them? 025621

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The Darling Buds of May, Bates, H. E.
374 The Darling Buds of May
Bates, H. E.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1958 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated "First Edition" in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean yellow-green cloth boards with small tree decoration on cover, green lettering on spine. No fraying, binding is tight, no cracking. Very slight lean. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 219 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.75 on front inside flap), slight edge wear and surface chipping. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Delightful story of an eccentric English family, the Larkins -- lusty, devil-may-care, and drunk with the fullness of life; along comes a prim civil servant whose duty is tracking down delinquent taxes, but soon he falls under their spell! Made into an excellent TV series (1991-1993) starring a very young and lovely Catherine Zeta-Jones . 022693

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The Sleepless Moon, Bates, H. E.
375 The Sleepless Moon
Bates, H. E.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, some browning to front endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 375 pages. Dust jacket is price clipped, very light soiling, hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022931

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World's Greatest Flyfishing Locations, Bauer, Erwin A.
376 World's Greatest Flyfishing Locations
Bauer, Erwin A.
New York Crescent 1992 0517058863 / 9780517058862 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with crisp white lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner inscription neatly penned at top corner of front free endpaper. Illustrated with full color photographs (200 illustrations). 167 pages with index. Size approx. 9" x 12". Wonderful information on forty "jewels" among the flyfishing waters in the world, described and illustrated in detail. 026920

Price: 15.00 USD
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Catching Dreams:  My Life in the Negro Baseball Leagues, Bauer, Paul; Robinson, Frazier
377 Catching Dreams: My Life in the Negro Baseball Leagues
Bauer, Paul; Robinson, Frazier
Syracuse Syracuse University Press 1999 0-8156-0563-3 / 9780815605638 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Illustrated with Photographs Signed
Very clean bright red cloth boards with metallic deep blue lettering on spine. Very slight bow to front board. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages, edges and endpapers are very clean, crisp and bright; no previous owner names or bookplates. Title page SIGNED BY AUTHOR (Paul Bauer). 230 pgs. with index. Clean, bright dustjacket has some very light edge wear, no chips, tears or creases. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Sports. 014871

Price: 50.00 USD
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And Life Goes On, Baum, Vicki
378 And Life Goes On
Baum, Vicki
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1931 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean orange cloth boards with black title box, silver lettering on cover and spine. A few small spots of wear at base of spine, hint of slight fading to spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Beautifully penned previous owner name on front fixed endpaper; no other marks. 320 pgs. 015787

Price: 5.00 USD
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Theme for Ballet, Baum, Vicki
379 Theme for Ballet
Baum, Vicki
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1958 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with red and blue lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 332 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has short closed tears, slight edge wear at top and bottom of spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. One of America's most gifted novelists, Vicki Baum has blended here all the poetry, passion and drama of dancing into one haunting "Theme for Ballet." 8vo. Fiction. 013081

Price: 20.00 USD
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La Ferme; Le Petit Train Rouge; A L'Ecole; A La Campagne; L'Annee Heureuse; L'Etoile Enchantee - six books ("Mes Petits Livres Illustres"), Baume, Y. S.
380 La Ferme; Le Petit Train Rouge; A L'Ecole; A La Campagne; L'Annee Heureuse; L'Etoile Enchantee - six books ("Mes Petits Livres Illustres")
Baume, Y. S.
London Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd. 1955 Hardcover Near Fine 
Complete set of six hardcover books numbered 1 through 6, no date of publication, circa 1950's. Illustrated with drawings, all text in French. All book covers are clean (each has sticker from a bookstore at top edge of rear cover). Very small neatly printed previous owner name at top edge of inside front covers. No chipping or wear to covers, all pages are clean. Adorable books with pictures to help reader learn to speak French, each book with slightly increasing difficulty. 027264

Price: 50.00 USD
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