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A Liberal in Wartime - The Education of Albert DeSilver (Wartime Associate Director, American Civil Liberties Union), Nelles, Walter
41 A Liberal in Wartime - The Education of Albert DeSilver (Wartime Associate Director, American Civil Liberties Union)
Nelles, Walter
New York W. W. Norton 1940 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean stated first edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Pale blue cloth boards with dark blue title box, silver lettering on spine. Light dust soiling. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Edited by Lewis Gannett, Introduction by Roger N. Baldwin. 221 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has surface scrape on spine (approx size of a nickel), slight wear at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026220

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42 N.Y., N.Y.
Oursler, Will
New York Coward-McCann 1954 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
372 pgs. Novel about New York City and all its characters and places. Clean blue cloth boards. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Dust soiling to endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Bright, clean unchipped dustjacket is price clipped, has light corner wear, two small closed tears at top rear panel. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 001442

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The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life, Parkman, Francis
43 The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life
Parkman, Francis
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1925 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
First thus, numbered Limited Edition, of which this is number 400. Published 1925 by Little Brown, with beautiful tipped in color illustrations by N. C. Wyeth and Frederic Remington. Beige boards with red cloth corner and spine, bright gold lettering on spine; small Remington drawing on cover. Hint of very light soiling to front beige areas. Pinhead size spots of wear at base of spine corners. Gilt top page edges, others page edges deckled. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. All illustrations are present and clean. 364 pages. A lovely book! 026891

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44 Diary of Samuel Pepys (in two volumes) - Decyphered by the Rev. J. Smith M.A., from the Original Shorthand Ms. in the Pepysian Library, Cambridge; with notes by Richard Lord Braybrooke
Pepys, Samuel
London J. M. Dent 1925 Third printing Hardcover very good+ very good minus Jacket 
Two volumes (complete) in original dustjackets. Illustrated with 34 drawings in crayon and pen and ink by Major Benton Fletcher. Clean blue cloth boards with gold line border and small gold sailing ship decoration on cover. No bumping or wear. Bindings are tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean (some light foxing); no previous owner markings. Volume 1 - 666 pp. Volume 2 - 719 pp. with index. Introduction by Guy N. Pocock. Blue dustjackets with pressed cameo portrait of Pepys on front panel, black lettering. Some browning to spine area of jackets, a few small faint water spots; chip the size of a quarter at lower spine of volume 2; shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar covers. "First Published in this Edition 1924 - Reprinted 1925 (twice)" on copyright page. 020353

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Sherlock Holmes File - The Many Personae of Sherlock Holmes on Stage, in Film, and in Advertising, Pointer, Michael
45 Sherlock Holmes File - The Many Personae of Sherlock Holmes on Stage, in Film, and in Advertising
Pointer, Michael
New York Clarkson N. Potter 1976 0517525607 / 9780517525609 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First American Edition in clean original jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Tiny chip to cloth at top edge of spine (small match-head in size) - otherwise no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Profusely illustrated with black and white drawings and photographs. 168 pages with index. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022030

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Hot Rain, Portnoy, Howard N.
46 Hot Rain
Portnoy, Howard N.
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1977 399-11920-5 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, signed by author, in original dustjacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. Inscribed and signed by author on front fixed endpaper: "For Carol Mercer, Whom I'm sorry I missed the chance to meet personally. May your skies remain blue & lightning-free. - Warm Regards, Howard Portnoy". 334 pgs. Clean unchipped dustjacket is not price clipped (8.95 on front inside flap), very slight edge wear at base of spine, no tears, hint of light superficial rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Mysterious attacks of lightning begin victimizing a small midwestern town. Author's first book. 017874

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In God's Out-of-Doors, Quayle, William A.
47 In God's Out-of-Doors
Quayle, William A.
Cincinnati, OH Jennings & Graham 1902 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with lighter green, yellow, black and gold decoration of stream, meadows, trees, golden sun's rays breaking the crest of the hills. Gold lettering on cover and spine. Decoration also on spine. Very light surface wear at spine corners. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with gilt top edges. Brief previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper. Printed on high quality glossy paper. Photographs interpretive of Nature by George N. Jennings, Mrs. Jacoby, Mr. J. F. Earhart, others (majority by Dr. Charles S. Parmenter); drawings are by Margaret Robbins. 232 pages. Beautiful book of essays, observations and poems regarding nature and the outdoors. 022766

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Lincoln's Commando - The biography of Commander William B. Cushing U.S.N., Roske, Ralph J. and Charles Van Doren
48 Lincoln's Commando - The biography of Commander William B. Cushing U.S.N.
Roske, Ralph J. and Charles Van Doren
New York Harper & Brothers 1957 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with clean unfaded black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps; no names, writing or bookplates. 310 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs (8 pgs. with frontispiece). Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (4.50 on front inside flap), has a few tiny edge chips, very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Biography of William Barker Cushing, U.S.N., drawn from his letters and contemporary records. 017531

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The Tortoiseshell Cat, Royde-Smith, N. G.
49 The Tortoiseshell Cat
Royde-Smith, N. G.
New York Boni & Liveright 1925 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Lavender cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Hint of light soiling. Light wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with red top-stained page edges. Ink-stamp of women's university club on front free endpaper, with diagonal blank strip (card holder) on front fixed endpaper. 287 pgs. Novel set in London in 1912-13. Scarce. 014235

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The Gold Crew, Scortia, Thomas N and Frank M Robinson
50 The Gold Crew
Scortia, Thomas N and Frank M Robinson
New York Warner Books 1980 0446512028 / 9780446512022 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean light beige boards with clean green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with blueprint of U.S.S. Alaska; no names, writing or marks. 435 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (11.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, a few very tiny edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A suspenseful novel about a mammoth missle-bearing submarine on patrol and cut off from contact with the outside world, being deliberately misled to believe that Russia had attacked the U.S. 019704

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The Little Spotted Seal, Sheridan, Sol. N.
51 The Little Spotted Seal
Sheridan, Sol. N.
New York Harper & Brothers 1929 First Hardcover Good No Dust jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Green cloth boards with black lettering, black spotted baby seal on cover, black lettering on spine. Light soiling. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; no previous owner markings. Illustrated by Mahlon Blaine. 192 pages. 022486

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Search for the Last Undiscovered Animals, Shuker, Karl P. N.
52 The Search for the Last Undiscovered Animals
Shuker, Karl P. N.
Fall River Press 2007 1435101316 / 9781435101319 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Printing of the Fall River Press edition with full number line, in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean white boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated in black and white. 322 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Cryptozoology (the study of hidden animals) has become an increasingly hot topic. As researchers probe deeper and deeper into jungles and wilderness areas, they uncover astonishing species of animals and plants that were previously unknown or only the subjects of folklore or rumor. For years, Dr. Karl P. N. Shuker has been researching these creatures on the borderline of the known. 026997

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Henry Esmond, Thackeray, William M.
53 Henry Esmond
Thackeray, William M.
New York Modern Library 1950 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 80 in dustjacket. Clean gray cloth boards with green title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. Toledano binding no. 8. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 615 pp. Introduction by Gordon N. Ray. Clean dustjacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has small edge chips and a few short closed edge tears. 365 titles listed on verso of jacket. 020062

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Shepherd's Empire, Towne, Charles Wayland and Edward Norris Wentworth
54 Shepherd's Empire
Towne, Charles Wayland and Edward Norris Wentworth
Norman, Oklahoma University of Oklahoma Press 1945 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, SIGNED by author Edward Norris Wentworth, in original unclipped dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with white lettering on spine - clean, with very slight sunning to edges, no bumping, no wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean with author's signature "Edward N. Wentworth" on front free endpaper. No other writing or marks. Rose pink top-stained upper page edges. Illustrated with maps, drawings by Harold D. Bugbee. 364 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has slight foxing to inside flaps, is unchipped, has very slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of sheep ranching in the American Southwest, from the spectacular beginnings during the high tide of Spain's conquest north of Mexico to the vast intertwining business between shepherd, feeder, and packer - a story which rivals that of the great cattle business. Publicized and immortalized has been the cowboy and cattle rancher, but overlooked or forgotten is the fearless flockmaster of the same era. 027811

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55 Belonging: A Questioning Catholic comes To Terms with the Church
Vardey, Lucinda
New York Clarkson N. Potter, Inc. 1988 0-517-57228-1 / 9780517572283 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean dark green boards with green cloth spine, white lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 209 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Religion. 009896

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Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, Vasari (Linscott, Robert N., Editor)
56 Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects
Vasari (Linscott, Robert N., Editor)
New York Modern Library 1967 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 190 in dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 13. Clean black cloth boards with blind-stamped "ml" on cover, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Fujita endpapers (small remnant of paper price ticket at upper corner of front free endpaper). No names, writing or bookplates. 436 pages. Dust jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, a few short closed edge tears, one small rub on front panel from sticker removal. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023051

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Living JFK, Webb, Robert N.
57 The Living JFK
Webb, Robert N.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1964 Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Fine, as-new condition, clean book and dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs of John F. Kennedy from babyhood to Presidency, along with photographs of his family. Text and photographs by Robert N. Webb. 93 pages. Clean bright illustrated dustjacket is unfaded, no wear, no chips or tears, as new. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A photo-illustrated biography with a Tribute by (then) President Lyndon B. Johnson. 027144

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The Teller, Westcott, Edward Noyes
58 The Teller
Westcott, Edward Noyes
New York D. Appleton 1901 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - AR - Amy Richards). Clean green cloth boards with gilt decoration on cover and spine. Slight fading to edges. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. With the Letters of Edward Noyes Westcott (Edited by margaret Westcott Muzzey) and an Account of His Life. Frontispiece photo of E. N. Westcott, three additional black and white photo plates. 113 pages + six pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 023233

Price: 28.00 USD
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Rosemary In Search of A Father, Williamson, C. N. & A.M.
59 Rosemary In Search of A Father
Williamson, C. N. & A.M.
New York McClure, Phillips & Co. 1907 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Beautiful decorated American trade binding. Clean red ribbed cloth boards with gold lettering, green and white decoration on cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with decorated endpapers; previous owner inscription dated Christmas 1910 neatly penned on half-title page. Six beautiful tipped-in sepia illustrations with clean tissue guards (including frontispiece). All text pages have borders decorated with green leafy vines. 140 pages. 026719

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Lightning Conductor - The Strange Adventures of A Motor-Car, Williamson, C. N. and A. M.
60 The Lightning Conductor - The Strange Adventures of A Motor-Car
Williamson, C. N. and A. M.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1905 Revised Hardcover Very Good 
Grosset & Dunlap edition, Revised, Enlarged and Illustrated. Decorated American trade binding - clean green cloth boards with lighter green decoration, line border and lettering on cover, light green lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Slight browning to endpapers. Front panel of dust jacket laid in. Two small previous owner names on front free endpaper, and in very tiny but very legible print, a short synopsis of the book on front free endpaper. "A detailed tour through the monuments and villages of central & southern Europe before any world wars - soon after cars were invented, all in a verneer of romance & upperclass optimism." 023996

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