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Cloud Forest - A Chronicle of the South American Wilderness, Matthiessen, Peter
361 Cloud Forest - A Chronicle of the South American Wilderness
Matthiessen, Peter
New York Viking Press 1961 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Published in 1961 by the Viking Press, Inc." on copyright page. Clean black cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on spine. Very slight bump to one corner tip; no fraying or wear to cloth. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean bright endpapers illustrated with maps. Small ink-stamped name of previous owner at top edge of back side of front free endpaper, no other writing or marks in book. 280 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. Dustjacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has previous owner name in margin of front inside flap; shallow chipping at top spine edge (Max. 1/4"), wear to surface of fold edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A glimpse of the one of the world's last wild terrains within the mysterious continent of South America. 018663

Price: 55.00 USD
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The Brass Ring - A Sort of Memoir, Mauldin, Bill
362 The Brass Ring - A Sort of Memoir
Mauldin, Bill
New York W. W. Norton 1971 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Bill Mauldin, Illustrator 
First Edition stated on copyright page, in clean unchipped original jacket. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 276 pp. Illustrated with photographs and drawings by Bill Mauldin. With print of Bill Mauldin drawing on heavy paper laid in. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (7.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears, with large photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019155

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363 I Never Saw an Arab Like Him
Maxwell, James
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1948 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean yellow cloth boards with dark green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; small previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 207 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Middle East. 010744

Price: 20.00 USD
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D-Day: Minute by Minute, Mayo, Jonathan
364 D-Day: Minute by Minute
Mayo, Jonathan
Marble Arch Press 2014 1476772940 / 9781476772943 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Black boards with gray spine, silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Very slight fading to top board edges. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 304 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of the D-Day landings as seen through the eyes of the people who found themselves placed in often extraordinary situations on that historic day in June 1944 - from military generals to French villagers. 026036

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Treasures from the Poetic World, with Biographical Sketches, McAlpine, Prof. Frank
365 Treasures from the Poetic World, with Biographical Sketches
McAlpine, Prof. Frank
Philadelphia / Chicago Elliott & Beezley 1883 Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Pretty decorated binding - brown cloth boards with gold and black lettering and decoration on cover and spine. Small spots of wear-through to corner tips and spine ends. One spot of soiling (smaller than a dime) to rear board. Bevelled edges. Hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean but tanned, text block edges top-stained rose red. Clean floral endpapers. No names or bookplates. Illustrated with drawings. 400 pages. A lovely old book of Victorian poems, including works from Lord Byron, Coleridge, Longfellow, Tennyson, Whittier, Harte and many more. 026116

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The Pictorial History of the World; Embracing Full and Authentic Accounts of Every Nation of Ancient and Modern Times Showing the Causes of Their Prosperity and Decline, McCabe, James D.
366 The Pictorial History of the World; Embracing Full and Authentic Accounts of Every Nation of Ancient and Modern Times Showing the Causes of Their Prosperity and Decline
McCabe, James D.
USA National Publishing Company 1877 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean decorated Victorian binding with bevelled board edges - green cloth boards with gold and black stamped decoration front on cover, elaborate gold decoration on spine, black stamped decoration on rear board. Thick book (2-1/4"), size approx. 7-1/2" x 10". Very slight wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers (neatly penned "compliments of" note lightly tipped in on front paste down). Marvelous black and white illustrations throughout. 1260 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. This book has been well cared-for and is in very nice condition. 027948

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History and Rhymes of the Lost Battalion, McCollum, Buck Private
367 History and Rhymes of the Lost Battalion
McCollum, Buck Private
1929 Later printing softcover Very Good+ Franklin Sly and Tolman R. Reamer, Illustrators 
Clean softcover book, published 1929. Brown stiff paper wraps with gold eagle title box on cover and small sketch portrait of the author in lower right corner of front cover. No chipping or creasing. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean; no names, writing or marks. Frontis fold-out photo of "The Lost Batallion" in France and of Lieut. Col. Charles W. Whittlesey, Commander of the "Lost Batallion." Illustrated with photographs and page decorations. 140 pages. 021958

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History and Rhymes of the Lost Battalion, McCollum, Buck Private
368 History and Rhymes of the Lost Battalion
McCollum, Buck Private
1929 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Jacket Franklin Sly and Tolman R. Reamer, Illustrators Signed
Later printing, inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Suede leather hardcover boards with stamped gold lettering on cover. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, all decorated, with clean marbled brown endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: "To John T. Mundy, Sincere good wishes - "Buck Private" McCollum - 7/9/32 Oneida, N.Y." Clean fold-out frontispiece with U.S. Official Photograph of the "Lost Battalion," taken in France shortly after the men were relieved, and near the famous "pocket" the men were trapped in. Also a U.S. Official Photo of Liet. Col. Charles W. Whittlesey on section of frontispiece. Page decorations and sketches by Franklin Sly and Tolman R. Reamer, Illustrators. 140 pages. 026106

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The Emperor of Wine - The Rise of Robert M. Parker, Jr. and the Reign of American Taste, McCoy, Elin
369 The Emperor of Wine - The Rise of Robert M. Parker, Jr. and the Reign of American Taste
McCoy, Elin
New York Ecco 2005 0060093684 / 9780060093686 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean burgundy boards with black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 342 pages with index. As new, except for a few folded page corners. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The first book to chronicle the rise of Robert M. Parker, Jr., the world's mosti nfluential and controversial wine critic, who, over the last 25 years, has dominated the international wine world and embodied the triumph of American taste. 025869

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Black Saturday: The Death of the Royal Oak, McKee, Alexander
370 Black Saturday: The Death of the Royal Oak
McKee, Alexander
New York Henry Holt 1960 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Illustrated with Photographs 
Clean black boards with yellow cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; very small return address label at top edge of front free endpaper. 211 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has hint of edge wear, a few very small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A few weeks after the outbreak of World War II, the British battleship Royal Oak, while lying inside the main base of the Home Fleet, was shaken by four mysterious explosions and within about seven minutes went to the bottom with nearly eight hundred men trapped inside. 8vo. World War II. 013518

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Gardening with Herbs, Mead, Chris and Emelie Tolley
371 Gardening with Herbs
Mead, Chris and Emelie Tolley
New York Crown Publishing Group 1995 0517583321 / 9780517583326 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
Lovely first edition, first printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean blue-green paper-covered boards with white lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs. 262 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Glorious images of 25 of the world's most beautiful gardens and dozens of innovative and decorative ideas for introducing herbs into the garden landscape. 027153

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The Lost Library - The Autobiography of a Culture, Mehring, Walter
372 The Lost Library - The Autobiography of a Culture
Mehring, Walter
Indianapolis / New York Bobbs Merrill 1951 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean red cloth boards with small decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 290 pp. with index. Translated by Richard and Clara Winston. Clean jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), a few tiny chips at top and bottom spine edges (match-head or smaller in size), one 1/3" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of a refugee from Europe during World War II living in exile in America, who gradually reassembles the books of his father's library after receiving them.. As book after book is unpacked and re-examined, it seems as though the story of the history of Europe as revealed in lts literary history is retelling itself. 019234

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Listening - Ways of Hearing in A Silent World, Merker, Hannah
373 Listening - Ways of Hearing in A Silent World
Merker, Hannah
New York Harpercollins 1994 0060170549 / 9780060170547 Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Early printing in clean unclipped dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean unfaded rust brown boards with brown cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by the author: "May 1995 for Deborah Shaffer - Hannah Merker & Smudge." 202 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Hannah Merker's moving and evocative account of her perceptions on the loss and remembrance of sound after an accident causes her deafness in young adulthood. 024177

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Shadow on the Hearth, Merril, Judith
374 Shadow on the Hearth
Merril, Judith
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1950 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names,writing or marks. 277 pgs. Unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, hint of very light soiling near bottom edge of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality myalr cover. A tense, prophetic novel of one woman's world, after an atomic bomb falls on New York. 8vo. Fiction. 015162

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The Changing Years, Merrill, Arch
375 The Changing Years
Merrill, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press 1967 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white plates. 195 pages. Dust jacket is clean (with exception of price on inner flap being inked out), has a few tiny edge chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Arch Merrill, in his 22nd book, tells how the automobile, after the coming of paved roads, combined with the development of aviation, virtually remade our world. 025171

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War Horse, Michael Morpurgo
376 War Horse
Michael Morpurgo
New York Scholastic Press 2007 0439796636 / 9780439796637 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
For the collector - a beautiful copy of the first American Edition along with the Uncorrected Proof! First American Edition in clean original dust jacket - PLUS - a clean bright copy of the softcover Uncorrected Proof. Both copies clean, no wear, no fading, no tears, unmarked. Dust jacket will be protected in clear archival quality mylar cover. This book was the basis of the long-running and highly successful theatrical production of the same name, and the movie (2011, Dreamworks). Albert and his beloved horse, Joey, live on a farm in the British countryside. At the outbreak of World War I, Albert and Joey are forcibly parted when Albert's father sells the horse to the British cavalry. 023468

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The Shadow War: European Resistance 1939-1945, Michel, Henri
377 The Shadow War: European Resistance 1939-1945
Michel, Henri
Harper & Row 1972 06-012936-0 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright. Clean gray endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 416 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. World War II. 012204

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Kid Who Beat the Dodgers, Miers, Earl Schenck
378 The Kid Who Beat the Dodgers
Miers, Earl Schenck
Cleveland / New York World Publishing Company 1954 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Paul Galdone, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown cloth-covered boards with reddish-brown illustration on cover, reddish brown title box with gold lettering on spine. No fading, 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. Illustrated with drawings by Paul Galdone. 191 pages. Bright illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has very small chip at one corner, slight edge wear at top and bottom spine edges (but not chipped). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Here is the right book for every young person whose heart lifts at the crack of a baseball bat or the sight of a football spiraling in the air. Anyone who likes athletics will find a rich and varied selection in these twelve stories, covering baseball, track, golf, football, swimming, skiing, bronco-busting, basketball, sailing, tennis, and polo! Action, adventure and laughter packed into twelve rousing stories about sports. By the author of "Monkey Shines" and "Touchdown Trouble". 027808

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There are No Islands, Anymore: Lines Written in Passion and in Deep Concern for England, France and My Own Country, Millay, Edna St. Vincent
379 There are No Islands, Anymore: Lines Written in Passion and in Deep Concern for England, France and My Own Country
Millay, Edna St. Vincent
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1940 First Wraps Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean blue/green wraps with black lettering on cover (stapled binding). No chipping or creasing, a couple of very miniscule closed edge tears. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 10 pgs., set by hand in Bulmer type at the Golden Hind Press in Madison, New Jersey, printed and bound by the Haddon Craftsmen in Camden, NJ for Harper & Brothers. 011600

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The Naval Air War, 1939-1945, Miller, Nathan
380 The Naval Air War, 1939-1945
Miller, Nathan
Nautical & Aviation Pub. Co. Of America 1980 0933852118 / 9780933852112 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Liberally illustrated with black and white photographs. 224 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, one short closed tear at top of spine edge, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025310

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