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Ancestors and Friends, Lehmann, John
41 Ancestors and Friends
Lehmann, John
London Eyre & Spottiswoode 1962 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with silver title lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 287 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "Ancestors and Friends" gives an intimate picture of artistic and literary society in Paris, Rome, Edinburgh and London in the last century. 8vo. Literature. 014110

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Eagles, Hawks and Falcons of the World, Leslie Brown; Dean Amadon
42 Eagles, Hawks and Falcons of the World
Leslie Brown; Dean Amadon
Seacaucus, NJ Wellfleet Press 1989 155521472X / 9781555214722 Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very large book (two volumes in one) in beautiful condition, with clean, fine dust jacket. Size approx. 9" x 11-1/4" x 2-1/2" thick. All the diurnal birds of prey depicted in 125 color paintings by such great artists as Roger Tory Peterson, J. C. Harrison, Don R. Eckelerry, David Reid-Henry and many others. The information is presented in two parts. First, a series of introductory chapters covering taxonomy, morphology, senses, flight, hunting methods, food and feeding, migration, various aspects of breeding cycle, ecxonomics and relations with man, including falconry. Followingare generic and species accounts in systematic order. Throughout, over 125 color paintings by some of the world's most esteemed nature artists illuminate the text and evoke a true picture of the birds in their habitat. Each is accompanied by detailed identification keys. A book no connoisseur of birds should be without. 025476

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One Touch of Nature and Other Poems - A Treasury of Picture and Song, Mack, Robert Ellice
43 One Touch of Nature and Other Poems - A Treasury of Picture and Song
Mack, Robert Ellice
New York E. P. Dutton 1892 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean decorated binding. Green cloth boards with bevelled edges, white black and gold daisy and spiderweb, insect design on cover with gold lettering. Light surface wear to corners. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean (gilt page edges). Clean chocolate brown endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with monochrome Illustrations.Printed by E. Nister at Nuremberg on high quality heavy paper. 48 pages. Arranged by Robert Ellice Mack, a variety of poets include Clifton Bingham, E. Nesbit, Adelaide Procter, Helen F. Wood, Alice Havers, Fred Hines, and more. Ornaments, Headpieces, Letterings, and Initials by R. A. Bell, Agnes Pearce, and R. K. Cowtan. 021960

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Gettysburg, McPherson, James M.
44 Gettysburg
McPherson, James M.
Atlanta Turner Publishing Inc. 1993 1-878685-79-1 / 9781878685797 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Mort Kunstler, Illustrator 
Clean blue-black boards with clean gray spine, gold lettering on cover, dark blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 128 pgs. Beautifully illustrated with the paintings of Mort Kunstler, maps. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Companion book to the major motion picture, "Gettysburg." 9-1/2 x 11-1/2". Civil War. 016858

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Lindbergh - His Story in Pictures, Miller, Francis Trevelyan
45 Lindbergh - His Story in Pictures
Miller, Francis Trevelyan
New York G. P. Putnam 1929 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in Clean unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean unfaded deep blue cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering and airplane, 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 decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Contains an amazing collection of historical photographs gathered from sixty nations and state in commemeration of Lindbergh's achievements on the second anniversary of his flight across the Atlantic Ocean. All are accompanied by historic text, and a description of the events presented in each picture. 320 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear and short closed edge tears, very slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026704

Price: 45.00 USD
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Devil by the Tail, Moffett, Langston
46 Devil by the Tail
Moffett, Langston
Philadelphia/New York J. B. Lippincott 1947 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean lavender cloth boards with yellow lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 431 pgs. Unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, very slight edge wear at top and bottom spine edges, hint of light soiling to rear panel. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A compelling, expertly drawn picture of the effect of alcohol upon a whole lifetime, from early manhood to years of maturity. 6" x 8-1/4". Fiction. 017165

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47 The Marvelous Career of Theodore Roosevelt - Including what he has done and stands for; his early life and public service; the story of his African trip; his memorable journey through Europe; and his enthusiastic welcome home.
Morris, Charles
John C. Winston Company 1910 First Hardcover Very Good+ 
Large hardcover book in clean condition - size approximately 7-1/4" x 9-1/2". Golden yellow cloth boards with red and black decoration, clean unchipped oval photo portrait of Theodore Roosevelt on cover, unworn gold lettering on cover; decorated spine. Two tiny holes in front spine gutter, otherwise no wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound; pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Frontispiece photo portrait of Roosevelt. Illustrated throughout with many black and white photographs. 390 pages. Also laid in is a large folded "The Story-Life Picture of Roosevelt". 027989

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The English Patient, Ondaatje, Michael
48 The English Patient
Ondaatje, Michael
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1992 0679416781 / 9780679416784 First Hardback Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean beige boards with clean beige cloth spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight, with slightest hint of lean; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 307 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, tiny closed tear (1/8" at top rear spine corner). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A beautifully written novel of people caught up in love and war, made into a highly successful motion picture by the same title in 1996 starring Ralph Fiennes and Juliette Binoche which won 9 Oscars. 020864

Price: 40.00 USD
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Once There Was Olga, Payne, Josephine Balfour
49 Once There Was Olga
Payne, Josephine Balfour
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1944 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Joan Balfour Payne, Illustrator 
First Edition, first printing, in original unclipped dust jacket and glassine wrapper! Very clean beige/gray cloth boards with clean full size front board paste-on with illustration and lettering. No fading, chipping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by Joan Balfour Payne. 45 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (1.00 on front inside flap), tiny chip at top spine edge; still has removable glassine wrapper over dust jacket. 023429

Price: 50.00 USD
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When Mayflowers Blossom: A Romance of Plymouth's First Years, Plumb, Albert H.
50 When Mayflowers Blossom: A Romance of Plymouth's First Years
Plumb, Albert H.
New York Fleming H. Revell Co. 1914 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition. Very clean unfaded brown cloth boards with dark brown ship illustration on cover, bright white stamped lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 506 pgs. White dustjacket with brown lettering, price on spine (1.50 net); quite clean (a few very tiny, very faint spots), a few tiny edge chips (smaller than a dried pea), shrot closesd edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Very nice example of this book. A faithful and convincing picture of early New England days in the Plymouth Colony. 5-1/2" x 8". New England. 017167

Price: 45.00 USD
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51 The Cinema of Ernst Lubitsch
Poague, Leland A.
A. S. Barnes 1978 0-498-01958-6 / 9780498019586 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Verry Good+ Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with some notations in light pencil by previous owner on front free endpaper (easily erasable). Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with slight hint of superficial rubbing to corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Filmography. 010145

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Tale of the Body Thief: The Vampire Chronicles, Rice, Anne
52 The Tale of the Body Thief: The Vampire Chronicles
Rice, Anne
New York Knopf 1992 0679405283 / 9780679405283 First Hardback Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
Stated "First Edition", this is a clean first printing SIGNED by the author in unclipped dust jacket. Clean light gray boards with light gray spine, silver lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "For Lorelei, Anne Rice - 1992." 430 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Slated to be made into a motion picture in 2018 by Universal Pictures. 023799

Price: 35.00 USD
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A Day in the Life of Italy: Photographed by 100 of the World's Leading Photojournalists on One Day, April 27, 1990 (Day in the Life Photography Series), Roy Rowan, Jennifer Barry Jennifer Erwitt
53 A Day in the Life of Italy: Photographed by 100 of the World's Leading Photojournalists on One Day, April 27, 1990 (Day in the Life Photography Series)
Roy Rowan, Jennifer Barry Jennifer Erwitt
San Francisco Collins Publishers 1990 0002157292 / 9780002157292 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Large, beautiful book in dust jacket, first printing (August, 1990). Approx. size 10" x 14-1/2". Clean unfaded black cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Gorgeous photographs throughout. 224 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has two short closed edge tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In the spring of 1990, in a country that measures time in centuries, 100 of the world's most talented magazine and newspaper photographers took stock of a moment--a single day in the life of a nation and her people. The country was Italy. The assignment: comb the land in search of extraordinary photographs of ordinary, everyday events. The only rule was that every picture be taken during a single 24-hour period. 026683

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End of the Spear, Saint, Steve
54 End of the Spear
Saint, Steve
Saltriver (Tynedale House Publishers) 2005 0-8423-6439-0 / 9780842364393 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean green faux leather textured boards with bright 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. 338 pgs. Illustrated with color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not clipped or chipped, no tears, no fading. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The inspiration for a major motion picture, the true story of Steve Saint, who was only five years old when his father was brutally killed by Waodani warriors, men from the most savage culture ever known. But in a story almost too amazing to be true, Steve eventually comes to know--and even love--the very ones who drove the spears into his father's body. 8vo. Adventure. 012938

Price: 15.00 USD
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At the Hemingways, Sanford, Marcelline Hemingway
55 At the Hemingways
Sanford, Marcelline Hemingway
London Putnam 1963 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First UK edition in original unclipped jacket, with review slip from the publisher laid in. Clean burgundy cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, one small spot of wear to lower spine edge (about the size of a grain of rice), light bumping to corner tips. 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 black and white glossy photographs. 244 pages. Dust jacket has very shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/8"), a few short closed edge tears, slight brokwning to fore-edge of jacket; not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Written by Ernest Hemingway's sister, this book gives a lively and delightful picture of the upbringing of a remarkable family. 027809

Price: 20.00 USD
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56 George B. McClellan: The Young Napoleon
Sears, Stephen W.
New York Ticknor and Fields 1988 0-89919-264-5 / 9780899192642 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Blue-gray boards with black cloth spine, metallic lettering on spine. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 482 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Drawing entirely on primary sources, this accomplished historian has given us the first full picture of the contradictor McClellan, a man possessed by demons and delusions, whose importance in shaping the course of the Union during the Civil War was matched only by that of President Lincoln and General Grant and Sherman. 015913

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Sarah and Son, Shea, Timothy
57 Sarah and Son
Shea, Timothy
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1929 Photoplay Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Scarce photoplay edition in original illustrated dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with dark blue lettering and decorative lines on cover and spine. No fraying or bumping. 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 scenes from the Paramount motion picture with Ruth Chatterton and Fredric March. 296 pages. Dust jacket is quite clean, has edgewear, closed tears and wrinkling at top inch or so of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025827

Price: 30.00 USD
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A Surprise for Mrs. Bunny, Steiner, Charlotte
58 A Surprise for Mrs. Bunny
Steiner, Charlotte
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1945 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean book in original scarce dust jacket. Oblong, size 9-1/4" x 6-3/4". Hardcover illustrated with circle of bunnies on front cover, single bunny with paintbrush on rear board. Very slight wear at corners and upper and lower spine edge. Clean bright illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. All pages are clean and color illustrated. Dust jacket has very slight soiling to rear panel a few small nicks and closed edge tears. Details of jacket flaps: 5050 at upper corner of front inside flap, 20-60 at lower corner of front inside flap; "Donkey-Donkey" book title advertized on rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023423

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The Outer Lands: A Natural History Guideto Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Block Island and Long Island, Sterling, Dorothy
59 The Outer Lands: A Natural History Guideto Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Block Island and Long Island
Sterling, Dorothy
New York The Natural History Press 1967 Second Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Winifred Lubell, Illustrator 
Very clean color illustrated cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean map illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 189 pgs. with illustrations by Winifred Lubell. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, corner price clip to front inside flap, horizontal wrinkle to top rear edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Ideal book for both the naturalist and non-naturalist to carry on a walk and to thumb through, to find a picture of what we see, and to read a simple and clearly written definition and description of the plants and animals of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Block Island, and Long Island--the Outer Lands. 8vo. Natural History. 015359

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60 Koster: Americans in Search of Their Prehistoric Past
Struever, Stuart & Felicia Antonelli Holton
Garden City Anchor Press/Doubleday 1979 0-385-00406-0 / 9780385004060 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Color illustrated endpapers. Illustrated with maps, photos and diagrams in full color and black & white. 281 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very short closed edge tears (one small piece of clear tape over 1/2" edge tear). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "In an Illinois cornfield, a leading "new" archaeologist has found a 9,500 year-old site that will revolutionize our picture of the North American Indians." 8vo. Archaeology. 009650

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