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Savoring France: Recipes and Reflections on French Cooking (The Savoring Series), Brennan, Georgeanne
361 Savoring France: Recipes and Reflections on French Cooking (The Savoring Series)
Brennan, Georgeanne
Time-Life Books 1999 0737020199 / 9780737020199 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in very clean unclipped dust jacket. Large format - approx. size is 9" x 13'. Clean ivory boards with black cloth spine, ivory lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. As new condition. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean photo-decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with awesome photography of both recipes and scenery. 256 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A trip not only to the French table, but to the very heart of French culture, with amazing recipes. 027672

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Virginia Woolf's London, Brewster, Dorothy
362 Virginia Woolf's London
Brewster, Dorothy
London George Allen and Unwin 1959 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean turquoise cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (very slight browning to endpapers). Jacket is not price clipped (15s.net on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A literary sightseeing tour of London by scholar and critic Dr. Dorothy Brewster, who shows how Virginia Woolf used London as atmosphere, theme, and even motivating force throughout her writing. 022846

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Fidelio - My Voyage to a Distant Shore, Bridwell, Rodger
363 Fidelio - My Voyage to a Distant Shore
Bridwell, Rodger
New York Dutton 1986 0525243976 / 9780525243977 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped jacket. Very clean pale blue boards with white cloth spine, gold and red lettering on spine. No bumping, soiling or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 227 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020549

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364 New Life of Mr. Martin
Briffault, Robert
New York Charles Scribner 1947 First Hardcover Near Fine good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with "A" on copyright page), in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with brown lettering on cover and 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. 436 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has large chip at upper right front panel corner, smaller edge chips and short closed edge tears. Story begins in a Limehouse hotel in the 1930's with the discovery of the body of one Anthony Whitford, a suicide. The Coroner's jury sits on the case. Anthony Whitford is declared dead by his own hand and buried. Then a few days later, the real Anthony Whitford turns up. NOTE: It was difficult for me to get this book properly catalogued -- I kept getting pulled into the story whenever I opened the book! 026629

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Shots Heard Round the World - An Ambassador's Hunting Adventures on Four Continents, Briggs, Ellis O.
365 Shots Heard Round the World - An Ambassador's Hunting Adventures on Four Continents
Briggs, Ellis O.
New York Viking Press 1957 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Rudolf Freund, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean brown marbled paper covered boards with beige buckram cloth spine, brown title box with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with exception of glue mark between two pages (where a bookplate may have been). No additional names, writing or marks. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers, slight yellowing. Beautiful full color illustrations by Rudolf Freund, one of the foremost American wildlife artists. 149 pages. Dust jacket has age-toning, is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, 3/4" chip at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Hunting stories told with warmth and humor by Ellis O. Briggs, who was U.S. Ambassador to Brazil. Set on four continents including Patagonia, Czechoslovakia, Korea, Liberia, 022740

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Tribes of the Sahara, Briggs, Lloyd Cabot
366 Tribes of the Sahara
Briggs, Lloyd Cabot
Cambridge Harvard University Press 1960 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 295 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very slight surface wear at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This book is the result of twelve years of field and library work, replacing myths and exaggerations with factual information every bit as exciting, mysterious and romantic. Collectible quality first edition. 8vo. Middle East. 014390

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The English Farmhouse, Briggs, Martin S.
367 The English Farmhouse
Briggs, Martin S.
London B. T. Batsford, Ltd. 1953 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean dark green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with 132 photographs and line drawings. 242 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny edge nicks and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. History is written here in tiles and beams, stones and thatch...a wonderful book for any lover of the English countryside and its heritage. 026464

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The Majic Bus: An American Odyssey, Brinkley, Douglas
368 The Majic Bus: An American Odyssey
Brinkley, Douglas
Harcourt Brace 1993 0151556946 / 9780151556946 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean white boards with bright blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean map-illustrated endpapers - very small previous owner name and date neatly printed in corner of half-title page, very inconspicuous. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 513 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The travel adventures of a young history professor takes seventeen undergraduates across America in a learning-adventure-on-wheels, where the students learn by seeing and doing. The class visits 30 states and ten national parks, reads twelve books by great American writers, they see Bob Dylan in Seattle, gamble at a Vegas casino, dance to Bourbon Street jazz in New Orleans...and so much more. 027515

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Away to Cape Breton, Brinley, Gordon
369 Away to Cape Breton
Brinley, Gordon
New York Dodd Mead 1936 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Putnam Brinley, Illustrator 
Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Slight fading at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; tasteful previous owner bookplate on back side of front free endpaper. 266 pages. Color frontis illustration, plus illustrations throughout by Putnam Brinley. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few small shallow chips at top and bottom of spine edge, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An exploration of Cape Breton Island, that fascinating bit of land flung far out into the Atlantic off the northeastern end of Nova Scotia, by the author of "Away to the Gaspe." 8vo. Nova Scotia. 013837

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Away to the Gaspe, Brinley, Gordon
370 Away to the Gaspe
Brinley, Gordon
Garden City, NY Garden City Publishing 1940 Reprint Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Reprint edition (1940) in original dust jacket. Very clean yellow-gold cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No previous owner markings. Illustrated by Putnam Brinley. 200 pages. Dust jacket has slight edge wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Delightful guide to the East coast of Quebec. 023833

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Then & Now: Quaker Essays: Historical and Contemporary, Brinton, Anna
371 Then & Now: Quaker Essays: Historical and Contemporary
Brinton, Anna
Philadelphia University of Pennsylvania Press 1960 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Pale green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Clean, with a few faint white specks to boards. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner name in very tiny print at top edge of front free endpaper. 352 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight age-toning to white edges, small corner chips and 1/3" closed tear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007588

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Medici - A Great Florentine Family, Brion, Marcel
372 The Medici - A Great Florentine Family
Brion, Marcel
New York Crown Publishers 1969 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in clean dustjacket. Clean beige buckram cloth boards with small decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names,writing or marks. 216 pgs. with index. Printed on glossy high quality paper, illustrated with full color and black & white plates. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of the leading family of Florence, Italy in the period of their ascendancy. 018429

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Let the Blackbird Sing: A Novel in Verse, Bristol, Helen O.
373 Let the Blackbird Sing: A Novel in Verse
Bristol, Helen O.
New York Exposition Press 1952 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, signed by author. Very clean unfaded green cloth boards with crisp black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "For Celine and Edgar - Let the Blackbird Sing - with my love, Helen Bristol." 271 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, hint of slightest edge wear, small corner price clip at top of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A long poem that tells a story of an immigrant family that in its psychological and spiritual sense serves as a vehicle for defining the substance of the heroic life. 8vo. Poetry. 016733

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Come the Three Corners - Achievements of the Empire Overseas Since War Began, Brittain, Sir Harry
374 Come the Three Corners - Achievements of the Empire Overseas Since War Began
Brittain, Sir Harry
London Hutchinson 1940 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First edition in original jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 222 pp. with fold-out map at rear of book ("The Navy's Colossal Task of Guarding British Merchant Ships at Sea"). Illustrated with 48 photographs. Clean dustjacket is price clipped at lower corner of front inside flap, has 1/2" chip at base of spine, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019961

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The Greatest Generation Speaks: Letters and Reflections, Brokaw, Tom
375 The Greatest Generation Speaks: Letters and Reflections
Brokaw, Tom
New York Random House 1999 0-375-50394-3 / 9780375503948 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Trade Edition. Very clean white boards with clean red spine, metallic 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. 237 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 6" x 8-3/4". World War II. 017029

Price: 10.00 USD
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376 A Few Brass Tacks
Bromfield, Louis
New York/ London Harper & Brothers 1946 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped jacket. Black cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No bumping or wear. Faintest hint of light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 303 pgs. Unchipped dustjacket is not price clipped, with just a hint of slightest edge wear and very slight soiling, one 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Louis Bromfield, Pulitzer Prize winning author, on some answers to the political, economic and social problems of America and the world. 8vo. Essays. 015617

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A Few Brass Tacks, Bromfield, Louis
377 A Few Brass Tacks
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold title box 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. 303 pp. Clean dustjacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, clean (age-toning to white rear panel), shallow chipping to top spine edge, fading to red background on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Louis Bromfield's essays on the political, economic and social problems of the time (and of ours). 020813

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A Good Woman, Bromfield, Louis
378 A Good Woman
Bromfield, Louis
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1927 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded red pebbled cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Lettering is bright and unchipped. A tiny bit of wear to cloth at bottom board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 432 pages. Jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has a few very shallow edge chips, some age-toning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Pulitzer prize winning author's fourth novel, and one of his best. 022636

Price: 100.00 USD
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A Good Woman, Bromfield, Louis
379 A Good Woman
Bromfield, Louis
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1927 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in original dustjacket. Clean unfaded red pebbled cloth boards with bright gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 432 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), clean, with slight fading to spine lettering (still clearly legible), a few very tiny shallow chips at upper spine edge (under 1/16"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Pulitzer Prize winning author Louis Bromfield's fourth novel, about a woman whose shadow lies across the lives of her family and who was "always right", yet somehow all she did came to a sterile nothingness, ending in tragedy, because she lacked all understanding. 017876

Price: 150.00 USD
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Colorado, Bromfield, Louis
380 Colorado
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1947 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean original jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 263 pages. Clean dust jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, some very shallow chips at top and bottom spine edge, some fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021528

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