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The Rib of the Green Umbrella, Mitchison, Naomi
381 The Rib of the Green Umbrella
Mitchison, Naomi
London Collins 1962 Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Edward Ardizzone, Illustrator 
Second printing in dustjacket. Clean green cloth boards with black spine, silver illustration on cover, silver 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. Illustrations by Edward Ardizzone. 160 pp. Illustrated jacket is price clipped, has very light soiling, short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020874

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Prejudices of Mr. Pennyfeather, Moffat, Donald
382 The Prejudices of Mr. Pennyfeather
Moffat, Donald
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1938 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Hildegard Woodward, Illustrator 
Stated "First Edition" in original unclipped jacket. Green cloth boards with no bumping, one tiny spot of wear to bottom corner tip. Black stamped lettering and blind-stamped feather design on front board. Light foxing to board edges. Binding is tight, no cracking, slightest hint of lean. No previous owner markings. 274 pp. with illustrations by Hildegard Woodward. Bright illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has been trimmed (1/4" short), light general soiling to rear panel, tiny chips at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Humorous novel about a Boston bachelor, amateur yachtsman and man of the world. 020373

Price: 65.00 USD
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The Many Ways of Seeing - An Introduction to the Pleasures of Art, Moore, Janet Gaylord
383 The Many Ways of Seeing - An Introduction to the Pleasures of Art
Moore, Janet Gaylord
Cleveland / New York World Publishing 1968 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Signed
First American Edition, first printing (full number line on last page) SIGNED by the author, in original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Janet Gaylord Moore". 143 pages. Clean dust jacket has small price clip at top corner of front inside flap, small chip at base of spine corner, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024001

Price: 100.00 USD
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The Whole World, Stranger, Moore, Virginia
384 The Whole World, Stranger
Moore, Virginia
New York MacMillan 1957 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Printing, inscribed and SIGNED by the author on front free endpaper. Unfaded turquoise cloth boards with small decoration on cover, white and red lettering on spine. Hint of light surface wear to spine edges; no bumping, tears or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by author: "Mary Grindell - Liz Winslow asked me to write in this for you. With warm greetings and best wishes, remembering you--for we met--Virginia Moore - March, 1960." 352 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped with publisher's price intact, has slight edge wear, short closed edge tears, rubbing to lower right corner of front panel. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The golden thread of this book is people and peoples, and the meaningful relations between them, all over the world. 8vo. Travel. 016318

Price: 35.00 USD
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Gallipoli, Moorehead, Alan
385 Gallipoli
Moorehead, Alan
New York Harper & Brothers 1956 Early printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Early printing in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean rust-orange marbled boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name and date on half-title page. Illustrated with black and white plates. 384 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, slight age-toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The whole story of the most controversial military campaign of World War II - an epic of human gallantry and folly. 024961

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P.O.W., Morgan, Guy
386 P.O.W.
Morgan, Guy
New York Whittlesey House 1945 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Lt. John Worsley, Illustrator 
First Edition, in clean orginal unclipped jacket. Clean red cloth boards with stamped silver lettering and barbed wire decoration 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. Illustrated by Lt. John Worsley, Official Navy War Artist. 226 pages. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap); has hint of edge wear and a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Captured by the Germans in November 1943, Morgan's imprisonment took him into six enemy camps and four German hospitals, from Jugo-Slavia to Northern Italy, to Silesia, Sudetenland, and Hanover in the Reich. This is the story of his brilliant triumph over monotony and despair--the triumph of a keen, analytical mind and a fine literary talent. The book is illustrated by the drawings of a fellow prisoner. Scarce book. 022023

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Where the Blue Begins, Morley, Christopher
387 Where the Blue Begins
Morley, Christopher
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1922 Reprint Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket 
Turquoise cloth boards with stamped blue lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, hint of fraying at base of spine, boards are clean with fading to top right corner of spine, small spot of fading to bottom right corner of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean black top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 215 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket has approx. 1" x 1" chip at top right spine corner, a few additional very small edge chips. Slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a dog, "Gissing", who wonders about God and freedom and goes out in the world to investigate. 017822

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388 Unpackaged Tours World Travels Off the Beaten Track
Morrisby, Edwin
New York Taplinger Publishing Co. 1988 0-8008-7939-2 / 9780800879396 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
Very clean light brown boards with clean unfaded red cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 392 pgs. with bibliography. Illustrated with maps. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An extraordinary collection of travel pieces detailing journeys to some of the world's most exotic faraway places and definitely off the beaten track. Paraguay, Tristan da Cunha, South-West Africa, Sao Tome and Principe, Armenia, Guinea and more. In each chapter the author provides a considerable amount of fascinating background information and history. 017461

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Fortress Without a Roof: The Allied Bombing of the Third Reich, Morrison, Wilbur H.
389 Fortress Without a Roof: The Allied Bombing of the Third Reich
Morrison, Wilbur H.
New York St. Martin's Press 1982 0-312-29981-8 / 9780312299811 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean brown boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 322 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. As new, collectible quality. 8vo. World War II. 013657

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Proving Ground, Morriss, Mack
390 The Proving Ground
Morriss, Mack
New York Duell, Sloan & Pearce 1951 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition. Clean red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. Slight wear to corner tips, very light wear to spine edges (no fraying), slight surface rubbing above title box at top of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers, with neatly penned previous owner name on inside corner of rear fixed endpaper. "I" on copyright page. 373 pgs. Clean illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very tiny shallow edge chips, very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An American boy, a child of the Propoganda Age, enters the Armed Forces of the United States in 1940 and discovers the difference between ballyhoo and the facts. 8vo. Fiction. 015849

Price: 30.00 USD
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Wolves and Honey, Morrow, Susan Brind
391 Wolves and Honey
Morrow, Susan Brind
Houghton Mifflin 2004 0618098569 / 9780618098569 Trade Cloth Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, Second Printing, SIGNED by the author in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean ivory boards with yellow spine, brown lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page: "For Maisie Houghton with all Best Wishes, Susan Morrow." 125 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A beautifully written book on the hidden history of the natural world, a memoir of the land itself, the rich soil, history and mystery of the Finger Lakes region in upstate New York. 026869

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Heat and Its Workings, Mott-Smith, Morton
392 Heat and Its Workings
Mott-Smith, Morton
New York D. Appleton and Company 1933 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing - with a (1) on last page, in clean original dust jacket. From the "Appleton New World of Science Series." Very clean red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with attractive bookplate and previous owner name on front free endpaper. Illustrated with diagrams. 240 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, with price intact (2.00 on front inside flap), very slight shallow chipping at spine ends (1/16"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025557

Price: 25.00 USD
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Along the Inca Road - A Woman's Journey into an Ancient Empire, Muller, Karin
393 Along the Inca Road - A Woman's Journey into an Ancient Empire
Muller, Karin
Washington DC Adventure Press/National Geographic 2000 079227685X / 9780792276852 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige boards with red cloth spine, brown lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear - as new condition. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, including endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs. 296 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, no fading or wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One of the engineering wonders of the world, the Inca Road was built more than five hundred years ago to link the far-flung outposts of a fabled empire--an empire that ruled in golden splendor until the conquistadors arrived to plunder El Dorado and put a swift, cruel end to its extraordinary culture. In this vivid, free-wheeling expedition, Karin Muller travels the ancient route to explore its dramatic history and discover new adventures along its length and breadth. 026042

Price: 18.00 USD
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394 Wild Stallion
Murphy, Bud
New York/Cleveland World Publishing Co. 1952 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Very clean rust color cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Brief P/O inscription on front free endpaper. Pages are clean. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, has long closed tear along spine, tiny chips at top corners of spine. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Horses. 005556

Price: 10.00 USD
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Jim Murray's Complete Book of Whiskey - The definitive guide to the whiskeys of the world, Murray, Jim
395 Jim Murray's Complete Book of Whiskey - The definitive guide to the whiskeys of the world
Murray, Jim
Carlton 1998 1858684943 / 9781858684949 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, with full number line on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean glossy boards (size 9-1/4" x 11-1/4"), no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 224 pp. with index. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs, maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, no chips, tiny closed tear to one corner (1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Gift quality first edition - a must-have book for lovers of scotch, bourbon, whiskey and rye by award-winning writer. 020947

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Big War, Myrer, Anton
396 The Big War
Myrer, Anton
New York Appleton Century Crofts 1957 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with (1) on last page indicating first printing. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with red cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean red top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 463 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny chips and slight wear at top spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Made into film titled "In Love and War" starring Robert Wagner. 8vo. Fiction. 016041

Price: 150.00 USD
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The Builders Marvels of Engineering, National Geographic Society
397 The Builders Marvels of Engineering
National Geographic Society
Washington DC National Geographic Society 1992 0870448366 / 9780870448362 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First edition in clean original dust jacket. Size approx. 9-1/2" x 11". Beautiful silver gray cloth boards with bright silver decoration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright; previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper. Beautifully illustrated with amazing photographs of structures from Roman aqueducts and great gothic cathedrals to spectacular modern dams, skyscrapers, solar furnaces and more. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, no tears, very slight rubbing/wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025770

Price: 20.00 USD
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Memo to JFK, NBC News
398 Memo to JFK
NBC News
New York G. P. Putnam's 1961 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green boards with black cross-hatch decoration, clean black cloth spine with white lettering. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Publisher's review slip pasted on front free endpaper. Pages and edges are clean. 313 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, a few very short closed edge tears, tiny corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A brilliant analysis of the major world problems facing the Kennedy Administration from the viewpoint of nine NBC overseas correspodnents. An NBC White House correspondent adds a commentary on some of the plans put forward by the Kennedy Administration to deal with these problems. 014927

Price: 15.00 USD
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399 World Without Time: The Bedouin
Nevins, Edward and Theon Wright
New York The John Day Co. 1969 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Photographs By Edward Nevins 
Clean beige cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Yellow endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is clean with some fading to spine, price is clipped. First Edition. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "In February, 1967, Edward Nevins began an expedition through the eastern Jordanian desert with a single Bedouin companion and two camels. The formal purpose of the expedition was to search out traces or remembrances of T. E. Lawrence...World Without Time, written together with Theon Wright, is the narrative of Nevins' experiences..." 8vo. Adventure. 007684

Price: 15.00 USD
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400 A Tourist in Spite of Himself
Newton, A. Edward
Boston Little Brown 1930 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Gluyas Williams, Illustrator 
Very clean green cloth boards with black illustration and lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Small portrait of A. Edward Newton lightly tipped in on back of fly leaf; photo and small article on illustrator tipped in at rear fixed endpaper. 252 pgs. illustrated with amusing drawings by Gluyas Williams. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, has clear tape reinforcement at top of spine, along front top edge, at rear corner tip. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The author, a book collector, is persuaded by his wife to set out on a trip together to see the world. 8vo. Travel. 011717

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