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The Sun of Quebec - A Story of a Great Crisis, Altsheler, Joseph A.
41 The Sun of Quebec - A Story of a Great Crisis
Altsheler, Joseph A.
New York / London D. Appleton and Co. 1919 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with (1) on last page, in original unchipped jacket. Very clean unfaded brown cloth boards with bright gold stamped lettering on cover and spine, clean paste-on illustration on cover which is unchipped but has two tiny surface abrasions (each about the size of a grain of rice). Two corner tips have slight bumping. No fraying or wear to cloth. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Four color plate illustrations (including frontispiece) by Charles L. Wrenn. 334 pgs. Clean dustjacket with price on spine (1.50 net), no tears slight wear to one corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story of the French and Indian War, with interesting historical descriptions of Albany in 1759, life on a slave trader, a battle at sea between a sloop of war and a pirate ship and lots of woods lore. With the fall of Quebec, an adventurous young American, Robert Lennox, solves the mystery of his life. 018661

Price: 325.00 USD
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The Light of Day, Ambler, Eric
42 The Light of Day
Ambler, Eric
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1963 First Hardcover Near Fine Good Jacket 
Stated "First American Edition" in dust jacket. Clean turquoise cloth boards with gold author initials on cover, gold lettering and green decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 243 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), clean but has some insect damage (scattered small holes ); rear panel has nice photo of Ambler standing on a balcony smoking a cigarette. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Page-turning suspense novel by a master craftsman of the genre. Set in Istanbul, this is a swift-moving, sophisticated novel that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the last page. 023414

Price: 20.00 USD
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Where the great German Wines Grow: A guide to the leading vineyards, Ambrosi, Hans
43 Where the great German Wines Grow: A guide to the leading vineyards
Ambrosi, Hans
Hastings House 1976 0803880707 / 9780803880702 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
Clean hardcover book with original dust jacket. Unfaded rust red cltoh boards with white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean gold endpapers - no names, writing or marks;textblock edges have some dust speckling. Translated from the German by Gavin Hamilton and Thom Pringle. Black and white illustrations. 240 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has large corner chip at base of front panel, very shallow chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A valuable guide to the individual wine estates in Germany and their specialties, history of the wineries. 027165

Price: 12.00 USD
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Alabama Raider - A Story of a Confederate Warship, Anderson, Betty Baxter
44 Alabama Raider - A Story of a Confederate Warship
Anderson, Betty Baxter
Philadelphia / Toronto John C. Winston 1957 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket Harve Stein, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean illustrated dust jacket. Very clean light gray cloth boards with crisp red lettering on spine. No bumping, fading 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 by Harve Stein. 115 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has small chip at top left corner of front panel, slight price sticker residue at base corner of rear panel. Author photo and biography on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. True story based on historical facts of how the confederate warship ALABAMA attacked one Union merchantman after another for nearly two years until almost one-half of the Union Fleet had been destroyed. 026888

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Vino: The Wines and Winemakers of Italy, Anderson, Burton
45 Vino: The Wines and Winemakers of Italy
Anderson, Burton
Little, Brown And Company 1980 0316039489 / 9780316039482 First Unknown Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
Second Printing (stated), SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green boards with burgundy cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with rose red to-stained upper page edges. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Burton Anderson". Sophisticated custom bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Illustrated with photographs, maps. 568 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026772

Price: 30.00 USD
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Blaze and the Forest Fire, Anderson, C. W.
46 Blaze and the Forest Fire
Anderson, C. W.
New York Macmillan 1938 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket C. W. Anderson, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing (Published September, 1938). Red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Very slight dust soiling to edges. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (previous owner name in light pencil on front free endpaper). Beautifully illustrated with drawings by C. W. Anderson. Exceptionally nice first edition of this, my personal favorite of all C. W. Anderson's "Blaze" books. 024525

Price: 50.00 USD
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Bobcat, Anderson, C. W.
47 Bobcat
Anderson, C. W.
New York Macmillan 1949 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated "First Printing" in original dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Spot of slight fading at top edge of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated by C. W. Anderson. 99 pgs. Clean, bright illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (small corner clip at top of inside flap and along flap edge, but price intact at bottom corner), some chipping at top of spine and along top edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Clean, solid, collectible quality. 024526

Price: 65.00 USD
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48 The Fertile Crescent: Travels in the Footsteps of Ancient Science
Anderson, Clifford N.
New York Exposition Press 1968 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean yellow cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings, photographs and maps. 329 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very light superficial rubbing to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The golden era of intellectual advancement - from before the sixth century B.C. through the fourth century A.D. Contributions made by Mesopotamia, Greece and Egypt to the miracles of modern science. 8vo. Ancient History. 011388

Price: 25.00 USD
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49 This Generation: A Selection of British and American Literature from 1914 to the Present with Historical and Critical Essays
Anderson, George K. And Eda Lou Walton
Scott, Foresman and Company 1939 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with blue circular title box on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Very small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper; no other marks. 975 pgs. with index of first lines. Includes works by Robert Frost, Henry Louis Mencken, George Santayana, Amy Lowell, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Gertrude Stein, Katherine Mansfield, Archibald MacLeish, Ezra Pound, Carl Sandburg, William Faulkner and many more. approx. 7" x 10". Literature. 016829

Price: 20.00 USD
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Polly the Pagan - Her Lost Love Letters, Anderson, Isabel
50 Polly the Pagan - Her Lost Love Letters
Anderson, Isabel
Boston The Page Company 1922 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Signed
"First Impression, September 1922" stated on copyright page. Decorated American trade binding, SIGNED by author./ Very clean green silk cloth boards with gold and silver lettering and decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. Signed by author: "With best wishes - Isabel Anderson" on half-title page. No other writing or marks. Color frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. Illustrated title page. With a Foreword by Basil King. 239 pages + 10 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Author's first novel - a story which unfolds in the lively letters of a vivacious American girl traveling in Europe, and tells of the men whom she meets in Paris, in London or Rome, her flirtations and exciting experiences. 022563

Price: 120.00 USD
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Return to Winesburg Selections from Four Years of Writing for a Country Newspaper 1927-1931, Anderson, Sherwood
51 Return to Winesburg Selections from Four Years of Writing for a Country Newspaper 1927-1931
Anderson, Sherwood
Chapel Hill, North Carolina University of North Carolina Press 1967 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean bright orange endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. Edited with an Introduction by Ray Lewis White. 223 pages with an Afterword and bibliography. Dust jacket is clean with some fading to background on spine, and 1967 written on front of dust jacket by a previous owner. A few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This book, which encompasses the years 1927 through 1931, is the first comprehensive sampler of Anderson's writings in the two weekly newspapers of which he was owner, publisher, reporter, copy writer, and printer. 025070

Price: 25.00 USD
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52 A Kidnapped Colony
Andrews, Mary Raymond Shipman
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1903 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket E. M. Ashe, Illustrator 
First Edition. Light green cloth decorated boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Very light soiling. Binding is tight with slight lean. Nicely illustrated throughout by E. M. Ashe, frontis illustration with tissue guard. Pages are clean and bright. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 176 pgs. 003527

Price: 6.00 USD
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The Four Cornerstones of Winning Golf, Andrisani, John; Harmon, Claude
53 The Four Cornerstones of Winning Golf
Andrisani, John; Harmon, Claude
New York Simon & Schuster 1996 0684807920 / 9780684807928 First Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Very clean beige boards with clean green cloth spine, bright gold 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 marks. 255 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Foreword by Greg Norman. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Butch Harmon shares the secrets he's taught to Greg ANorman, Davis Love III, and Tiger Woods. 017741

Price: 15.00 USD
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54 While the Earth Shook
Anet, Claude
New York Bard and Company 1927 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Black cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, some wear to corners and to top & bottom of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, a few are still uncut. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Translated from the French by Ruth De Rochemont (original title: Quand La Terre Trembla). 336 pgs. 005038

Price: 5.00 USD
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The Seas and Their Shells - A Collector's Guide to the Seashells of the World, Angeletti, Sergio
55 The Seas and Their Shells - A Collector's Guide to the Seashells of the World
Angeletti, Sergio
Garden City, New York Doubleday & Company 1978 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First U.S. Edition (so stated) in clean original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Translated from the Italian by Jean Richardson. More than 250 dazzling photographs in full color, arranged according to the geographic location in which the shells can be found and accompanied by descriptive notes that serve as an aid to identification. 334 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A collector's guide to the seashells of the World with over 250 full-color illustrations. 027505

Price: 15.00 USD
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56 Prophet of Reunion: The Life of Paul of Graymoor
Angell, Charles & Charles LaFontaine
New York The Seabury Press 1975 0-8164-0281-7 / 9780816402816 First Hard Cover Good Near Fine Jacket Signed
Brown cloth boards have some fading and speckling, otherwise very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No writing or marks, except that it is AUTHOR SIGNED (both authors) on front free endpaper. 224 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Religion. 006978

Price: 12.00 USD
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Must Britain Travel the Moscow Road?, Angell, Norman
57 Must Britain Travel the Moscow Road?
Angell, Norman
London Noel Douglas 1926 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean maroon cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Spine is sun faded. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with some intermittent foxing to pages. 190 pgs. This book is from the collection of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. and comes with a document certifying that the book is from that collection, signed by the Roosevelt Library Director. 8 vo.. History. 011040

Price: 30.00 USD
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Diaries of Court Ladies of Old Japan, Annie Shepley Omori and Kochi Doi (Translators)
58 Diaries of Court Ladies of Old Japan
Annie Shepley Omori and Kochi Doi (Translators)
Boston / New York Houghton Mifflin 1920 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition. Clean brown paper-covered boards with beige cloth spine. Gold Japanese lettering on cover, gold lettering in English on spine. Small spots of wear-through to lower corner tips, very small spots of wear to lower spine corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name ink-stamped at top of front free endpaper and front paste-down. With an Introduction by Amy Lowell. Illustrations in black and white and full color, including lovely color frontispiece with clean tissue guard. 201 pages with Appendix. 027046

Price: 20.00 USD
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Madame Solario, Anonymous
59 Madame Solario
Anonymous
New York Viking Press 1956 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition (First Published in August, 1956) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black and lime green cloth boards with black lettering no cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 374 pages. Dust jacket is clean, has a few tiny edge nicks, short closed edge tears, not price clipped. Jacket design by Irv Docktor. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. At a fashionable hotel on Lake Como in 1906, the enchanting Madame Solario, a woman of worldly charm and mystery, is receiving the gallant attentions of the men and the envy of the women when her brother unexpectedly appears on the scene. Thrown together by a scandal in their past, they find themselves inescapably enmeshed. The author of this distinguished and fairly scarce novel has glowingly recaptured the scene of an age when life had graces now lost; the dress, the attitudes, the manners of European aristocracy in those years live in these pages as if the book had been written at that time. 026741

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Lady of the Decoration, Anonymous
60 The Lady of the Decoration
Anonymous
London Hodder & Stoughton 1910 unknown Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket Wakana Utigawa, Illustrator 
Pretty decorated cloth binding printed in London at the Edinburgh Press (lavender blue cloth boards with gold decoration and lettering on cover and spine). Very slight surface wear to spine corners. No fraying. Slight soiling (scattering of faint spots to cover). Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with gilt top page edges. no date, circa 1910. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Eight beautiful full color tipped in illustrations with clean printed tissue guards (illustrations in colour by Wakana Utigawa). 210 pages. 024633

Price: 25.00 USD
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