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Warden of the Smoke and Bells, Llewellyn, Richard
361 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
362 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
363 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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The Wine Revolution in France: The Twentieth Century, Loubere, Leo A.
364 The Wine Revolution in France: The Twentieth Century
Loubere, Leo A.
Princeton University Press 1990 0691055920 / 9780691055923 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Burgundy cloth boards with black title box, 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 endpapers (light dust speckling -foxing). No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 148 pages with index. Jacket is clean and bright, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025868

Price: 20.00 USD
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Cleopatra, Ludwig, Emil
365 Cleopatra
Ludwig, Emil
New York Viking Press 1937 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in original jacket. Blue cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very light soiling, no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 342 pp. with index. Dustjacket is price clipped, has tiny corner and edge chips, age-toning, some soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019483

Price: 20.00 USD
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Inventing Wine, Lukacs, Paul
366 Inventing Wine
Lukacs, Paul
New York W. W. Nortons 2012 0393064522 / 9780393064520 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing) with clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean ivory cloth boards with burgundy spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 350 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Paul Lukacs tells the enticing story of wine's transformation from a source of spiritual and bodily nourishment to a foodstuff valued for the wide array of pleasures it can provide. 025870

Price: 18.00 USD
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367 Accidental Journey: A Cambridge Internee's Memoir of World War II
Lynton, Mark
Woodstock, NY The Overlook Press 1995 0-87951-577-5 / 9780879515775 First Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Very clean toast brown boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Remainder mark on bottom page edges. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007644

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Last Days of Pompeii, Lytton, Bulwer
368 The Last Days of Pompeii
Lytton, Bulwer
Chicago M. A. Donohue 1895 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Beautiful decorated American trade binding (undated on copyright page, but 1895 inscription on front fixed endpaper). Clean green cloth boards with ivory, lighter green, and gold decoration, stamped ivory lettering on cover; stamped ivory lettering and decoration on spine. Clean and bright, unfaded. Small spot of wear to lower corner tip of front board. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Decorated endpapers, with brief neatly penned previous owner inscription and date (1895) on front pastedown. Pages and edges are clean (a little dust speckling to text block edges). 429 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. 025614

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Last Days of Pompeii, Lytton, Edward Bulwer
369 The Last Days of Pompeii
Lytton, Edward Bulwer
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1935 Reprint Hardcover Very Good good Jacket 
Reprint edition with original jacket. No publication date given; Preface to the Edition of 1834 precedes text. Green cloth boards are quite clean with clean unchipped paste-on illustration of woman in toga, black lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean; no names, writing or marks. Jacket is age-toned with 1" deep corner piece missing at top left of front panel, a few additional shallow edge chips and closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019872

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Last Days of Pompeii (in two volumes), Lytton, Edward Bulwer
370 The Last Days of Pompeii (in two volumes)
Lytton, Edward Bulwer
Boston Estes and Lauriat 1891 Pompeiian Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
Lovely decorated bindings - two volume set complete - Pompeiian Edition. Unfaded red and white cloth boards with bevelled edges, intricate gold decoration on cover and spine. No fraying or wear, hint of very light soiling. Bindings are tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper of first volume; no other marks. Beautiful illustrations with clean printed tissue guards, many are photographs taken on the spot at the ruins in Pompeii. Ribbon page markers. Volume 1 - 216 pages. Volume 2 - 235 pages. 024985

Price: 75.00 USD
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The Last Days of Pompeii, Lytton, Lord (Edward George Bulwer-Lytton)
371 The Last Days of Pompeii
Lytton, Lord (Edward George Bulwer-Lytton)
New York Heritage Press 1957 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Slipcase Jacket Kurt Craemer, Illustrator 
Very clean decorated cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. Slight fading to cloth on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 513 pgs. Illustrated by Kurt Craemer. Original Heritage Club Sandglass pamphlet laid in. Housed in clean, sturdy original slipcase (no cracking, a few tiny edge nicks). Literature. 012632

Price: 20.00 USD
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372 Last Days of Pompeii
Lytton, Sir Edward Bulwer
New York Mershon Co 1850 Cloth Bds Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green ribbed cloth, gold lettering, gold top edges Binding tight, book clean. No cracking at hinges. Pages bright. P/O inscription on front free endpaper. 000529

Price: 12.00 USD
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Gardens of the Gilded Age -  Nineteenth-Century Gardens and Homegrounds of New York State, M. Christine Klim Doell
373 Gardens of the Gilded Age - Nineteenth-Century Gardens and Homegrounds of New York State
M. Christine Klim Doell
Syracuse University Press 1986 0815602006 / 9780815602002 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Clean first edition in unchipped dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. Inscribed and signed by the author on back of half-title page: "For Bruce - To give you some idea of what lies beyond the threshold of your historic house...Happy Gardening! - M. Christine K. Doell, September 9, 1993 - Geneva." Illustrated with historic photographs throughout. 209 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026661

Price: 30.00 USD
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Imperial Venus: A Novel of Napoleon's Favorite Sister, Maass, Edgar
374 Imperial Venus: A Novel of Napoleon's Favorite Sister
Maass, Edgar
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1946 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Hint of light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 421 pgs. Dustjacket is unfaded, not price clipped; hint of very slightest soiling, shallow chipping at top and bottom of spine edge, a few very small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 014798

Price: 20.00 USD
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375 With the Admiral of the Ocean Sea: A Narrative of the First Voyage to the Western World
Mac Kie, Charles Paul
Chicago A.C. McClurg 1891 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
371 pgs. VG+ Clean dark blue cloth boards with white lettering and illustration of ship on cover. Spine has gold lettering and gold ship. Gilt top edges. Deckled page edges.Binding tight & square, no cracking, no lean. Ink stamp of Chicago book store on front free endpaper. Beautiful page decorations at start of each chapter. Pages are clean. A little wear at corners, and at top and bottom edges of spine. A clean, solid book. 003166

Price: 20.00 USD
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Lays of Ancient Rome, Macaulay, Thomas Babington
376 Lays of Ancient Rome
Macaulay, Thomas Babington
Philadelphia E. H. Butler & Co. 1868 Leather_bound Very Good George Scharf, Illustrator 
Leather-bound "New Edition" published 1868. Black leather boards stamped with gold decoration on front and rear boards, also on raised rib spine. Gilt page edges. Scuffing to corners and edges, with spots of wear through at corner tips. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Ribbon page-marker. Beautiful marbled endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Engraved portrait frontispiece of Macaulay. Illustrations by George Scharf. 222 pages. 026955

Price: 50.00 USD
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Shakespeare's Restless World: A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects, MacGregor, Neil
377 Shakespeare's Restless World: A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects
MacGregor, Neil
New York Viking 2012 0670026344 / 9780670026340 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in fine new condition. Very clean white boards with red metallic lettering on spine. No wear. Binding is tight, page and edges are clean and bright, clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings. 320 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket has no wear, not price clipped, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Fine, collectible first edition. 026209

Price: 18.00 USD
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Dr. Benes, Mackenzie, Compton
378 Dr. Benes
Mackenzie, Compton
London George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with gold 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 15 plates in color, 66 black and white illustrations in photogravure. 356 pages with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top spine edge (not exceeding 1/4"), 2" closed tear at base of front spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Dr. Benes, who after the temporary triumph of his implacable enemy, Adolf Hitler, resigned in October 1938, went into voluntary exile, but set forth to fight for the restoration of the rights of his nation. 021253

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Library of South Africa (Four Books in One Volume), Mackenzie, Professor W. Douglas
379 The Library of South Africa (Four Books in One Volume)
Mackenzie, Professor W. Douglas
Chicago/London Douglas Mackenzie/Alfred Stead 1899 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket 
Clean unfaded green cloth boards with oval paste-on illustration on cover (unchipped), gilt and black lettering and decoration. Hint of light corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date (1903) in very light pencil on front free endpaper. Liberally illustrated throughout with black & white photographs of South Africa and portraits of important people of the time. 700 pgs. Four subject areas include: "Pictoral History of South Africa"; "Life of Paul Kruger"; "Life of Cecil Rhodes"; "British-Boer War". Original pamphlet from the publishers entitled "Read and Reflect" about the publication of this book is still enclosed. Large 8vo. 007739

Price: 65.00 USD
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Moses Brown Captain U.S.N., Maclay, Edgar Stanton
380 Moses Brown Captain U.S.N.
Maclay, Edgar Stanton
New York Baker and Taylor Company 1904 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, with "Published March, 1904" on copyright page. Ribbed burgundy cloth boards with unchipped stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Clean unchipped paste-on illustration of sailing ship on cover. Tiny spots of at spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top edges. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontis portrait of Captain Brown with clean tissue guard. 220 pp. with index. Illustrated with black and white plates, four maps. 020031

Price: 45.00 USD
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