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The Clansman, Dixon, Thomas Jr.
41 The Clansman
Dixon, Thomas Jr.
New York Triangle Books 1941 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Triangle Books Edition in illustrated dust jacket. The book from which the great movie, BIRTH OF A NATION, was made. Clean turquoise cloth boards with blue decoration on cover, blue lettering and small decoration on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slightly tanned). Previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 374 pages. Clean dust jacket has small surface scrape at lower left corner of front panel, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A reprint edition of one of the best-selling historical novels of all time. An historical romance laid in the South during the days just after the Civil War. Just as Gone With the Wind tells the story of the South during the Civil War, so this famous novel tells the story of the South in the terrifying days of the Reconstruction Era. 027018

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Mascots - Military Mascots from Ancient Egypt to Modern Korea, Downey, Fairfax
42 Mascots - Military Mascots from Ancient Egypt to Modern Korea
Downey, Fairfax
New York Coward McCann 1954 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with black illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Closed 2" edge tear to page 141. Illustrated by Augusto Marin. 141 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, has one very short closed edge tear (under 1/2"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The well-loved pets of military units from the time of ancient Egypt to 1954. 020511

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The Glass-Blowers, du Maurier, Daphne
43 The Glass-Blowers
du Maurier, Daphne
New York Doubleday 1963 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean pale gray cloth boards with black title box and gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean map-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 348 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, full page photograph of Daphne du Maurier on rear panel (slight age-toning to rear panel). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel about the French Revolution, this is the story of a family of master craftsmen in france from the time of the Ancien Regime to the ascendancy of Napoleon. 027114

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U.S. Marshals - Inside America's Most Storied Law Enforcement Agency, Earp, Mike and David Fisher
44 U.S. Marshals - Inside America's Most Storied Law Enforcement Agency
Earp, Mike and David Fisher
New York William Morrow 2014 0062227238 / 9780062227232 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean unfaded black boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 361 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This book tells the thrilling inside story of today's U.S. marshals in their own words. Based on interviews with more than fifty current and former deputies, as well as Earp's personal case notes, here are the greatest cases, hairiest arrests, and most unforgettable moments, all revealed for the first time. 026562

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Tough Sod, Eastman, E. R.
45 Tough Sod
Eastman, E. R.
Ithaca, NY American Agriculturist 1944 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Printing (stated) in clean original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering and small illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Very brief previous owner inscription dated 1944 neatly penned on front free endpaper. No other marks. 246 pages. Dust jacket is clean, with very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of farm life and country philosophy, romance and conflict, by the one-time President and Editor of "American Agriculturist." 023962

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The Lost Notebooks of Loren Eiseley, Eisley, Loren; Heuer, Kenneth (Editor)
46 The Lost Notebooks of Loren Eiseley
Eisley, Loren; Heuer, Kenneth (Editor)
Little Brown & Co. 1987 0316359211 / 9780316359214 First Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
Stated first edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean (brief previous owner inscription on half-title page. Illustrated with photographs, sketches by Leslie Morrill. 260 pages. Dust jacket has edge chipping and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The last book of one of the great authors and anthropologists of our time, these hitherto unknown journals are a rich mosaic of autobiography, observations on nature, and philosophical--sometimes mystical--musings on man and his place in the universe. 027903

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The Appalachian Trail Reader, Emblidge, David (editor)
47 The Appalachian Trail Reader
Emblidge, David (editor)
Oxford University Press 1996 0195100913 / 9780195100914 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Second printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Very clean beige boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. As new condition. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with maps, black and white photographs. 382 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A collection of trail diaries, poems, and essays that reflect the meaning of this great wilderness trail across both time and geography. Included are the works of both well-known writers and anonymous raconteurs, and excerpts from Appalachian Trail hikers' journals from the 1930s to the 1990's provide a firsthand, intimate portrait of walking the trail. 026714

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Beggars' King, Emmons, Howard C.
48 Beggars' King
Emmons, Howard C.
Wheaton, IL Van Kampen Press 1952 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Very faint watermark at lower front board corner. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. SIGNED BY AUTHOR and inscribed to his son and daughter: "With love to Bob & Alice Jean - Your Dad, Howard C. Emmons". 240 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very shallow edge chipping at top and bottom of spine and tiny chip to corner tip, small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story takes place during the time of Christ. It features Leah, a crippled beggar girl whose crippled father sits daily at the Beautiful Gate begging alms. Into her hectic life comes Rachel, a young woman about Leah's age, of the ruling class. There's a plot afoot with a strong nationalistic objective, which briefly envelops Leah. An intensely absorbing narrative, with a surprise ending. 8vo. Christian Fiction. 011810

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Euripides Alcestis, Euripides (translated by William Arrowsmith)
49 Euripides Alcestis
Euripides (translated by William Arrowsmith)
New York / London Oxford Press 1974 0-19-501861-3 / 9780195018615 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear, very slight bow to front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean rust brown endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 122 pgs. with glossary. Translated by William Arrowsmith. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very slight edge wear and one 1/3" closed edge tear at base spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A translation of one of Euripides' most sublte and witty plays and a wholly fresh interpretation, this rendition shows for the first time the extraordinary formal beauty and thematic concentration of the Alcestis. 017692

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Moonfleet, Falkner, J. Meade
50 Moonfleet
Falkner, J. Meade
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1951 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Fritz Kredel, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with black decoration on cover and spine, black lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Fritz Kredel. 247 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has very small edge chip at top left of front panel at spine corner, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This edition is the first to appear in the United States under the imprint of an American pubisher. MOONFLEET is an enthralling tale of smugglers, of hidden treasure, and of the curse of the Black Mohunes. The time is the 1750's and 60's when smuggling was rampant over all the south coast of England and the Law, in the person of Magistrate Maskew of Moonfleet Manor, was a harsh taskmaster. 025165

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The Children, Fedorova, Nina
51 The Children
Fedorova, Nina
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1942 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with pink lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front fixed endpaper. 386 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, 2" closed tear at top rear spine fold, hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel by the author of "The Family", this too is set in China, during the time of Japanese aggression, with White Russian refugees struggling for existence against hopeless odds. Explores the problems of youth under hardship, and the ties of human affection that are stronger than space and time. 017934

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52 From Time to Time
Finney, Jack
New York Simon & Schuster 1995 0-671-89884-1 / 9780671898847 Cloth Bds Fine Fine Jacket 
Fine in Fine DJ Sequel to "Time and Again" Like new condition.Novel. 001183

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In Good Hands: The Keeping of a Family Farm, Fish, Charles
53 In Good Hands: The Keeping of a Family Farm
Fish, Charles
New York Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1995 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean brown boards with small illustration on cover, black spine with gold lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 229 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The heart and soul of a vital segment of American life is presented in this book, from a time when the farmer felt himself at the very center of the national experience to his ambiguous position today. A vivid evocation of a way of life that is deeply rooted in our history and our spirits, but receding into the landscape. 8vo. Agriculture. 014034

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Randall and the River of Time, Forester, C. S.
54 Randall and the River of Time
Forester, C. S.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1950 First Hardcover Very Good+ fair to good Jacket 
First Edition, with "First Edition" and "Published October 1950" on copyright page. Clean beige-green cloth boards with red lettering on spine. Spine ends lightly bumped, no fraying or wear, slightest hint of browning to three corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 341 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), watermarks to three corners, chip at top rear panel edge (size of 1/2 of fifty-cent piece). corner wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 017809

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Walking to Listen - 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story At A Time, Forsthoefel, Andrew
55 Walking to Listen - 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story At A Time
Forsthoefel, Andrew
New York Bloomsbury 2017 1632867001 / 9781632867001 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean bright yellow-gold boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean map-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 371 pages + Bibliography and "About the Author." Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no fading, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. At 23, Andrew Forsthoefel walked out the back door of his home in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, with a backpack, an audio recorder, his copies of Whitman and Rilke, and a sign that read "Walking to Listen." He had just graduated from Middlebury College and was ready to begin his adult life, but he didn't know how. So he decided he'd walk. And listen. It would be a cross-country quest for guidance, and everyone he met would be his guide. 025214

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Trial Run, Francis, Dick
56 Trial Run
Francis, Dick
New York Harper & Row 1978 0-06-011383-9 / 9780060113834 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean dark green boards with black cloh spine, silver lettering on spine. Hint of light wear to board edges. No bumping. Binding is tight, with slight lean. Pages are clean and bright; clean endpapers (illustrated with maps); no names, writing or bookplates. 246 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one tiny 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The Olympic Games make a spell-binding setting for this Dick Francis novel--the familiar Francis horseracing atmosphere is there, but in second place this time to the marvelous Russian setting. 8vo. Mystery. 013148

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The Night of Time, Fulop-Miller, Rene
57 The Night of Time
Fulop-Miller, Rene
Indianapolis Bobbs-Merrill 1955 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in unchipped jacket. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear; Tiny pin-head size hole to gutter near base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Translated from the German by Richard & Clara Winston. 338 pp. Dust jacket is price clipped on front corner of inside flap, no chips, a few tiny spots of wear at spine folds, small faint water stain at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020735

Price: 25.00 USD
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All of an Instant, Garfinkle, Richard
58 All of an Instant
Garfinkle, Richard
New York, New York, U.S.A. Tor Books 1999 0-312-86617-8 / 9780312866174 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Very clean light gray boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 383 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's second novel, this one a ground-breaking science fiction novel that chronicles the discovery of a medium of existence outside time. 6" x 8-1/2". Science Fiction. 016996

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The Possessions of a Lady, Gash,  Jonathan
59 The Possessions of a Lady
Gash, Jonathan
New York Viking 1996 0670869333 / 9780670869336 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with brown spine, blue metallic lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 324 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (21.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A Lovejoy mystery. This time Lovejoy has a fling with a rich and adulterous fashion plate which ends when she has him bounced from her show. He has a new apprentice, the lovely Lydia, and gets involved helping his old friend Tinker search for a missing seventeen-year-old girl. A fun trip through the seductive, treacherous world of sex, antiques, high fashion and the deep, muddy waters of murder. 022705

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Rio, Gibson, Hugh
60 Rio
Gibson, Hugh
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1937 First Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean dark blue cloth boards with green title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, illustrated with maps. 264 pgs. illustrated with black & white plates. Stunning photographic dustjacket has small price clip at top corner of front inside flap, several smallish edge chips, slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A gorgeous panorama, with viwtas and close-ups, of the world's most beautiful harbor city, written by a brilliant writer and Pan-American Diplomat of the time. 018557

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