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Heat and Its Workings, Mott-Smith, Morton
401 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
402 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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403 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
404 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
405 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
406 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
407 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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408 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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409 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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Journey to Java, Nicolson, Harold
410 Journey to Java
Nicolson, Harold
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1958 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean unfaded black cloth boards with rose red and silver lettering on cover and spine. Hint of surface wear to spine corners--no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, with green top stained page edges. Clean bright endpapers (illustrated with maps). No names, writing or marks. 335 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at base of spine, very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. For his seventieth birthday Sir Harold Nicolson was given a two months' cruise from London to Java, a gift from his friends. The result is this book--filled with pleasant shipboard hours, excursions at ports of call, and long converstaions about books, past and present, and the world of his time. 8vo. Adventure. 015213

Price: 40.00 USD
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The War Years 1939-1945 - Volume II of Diaries and Letters, Nicolson, Harold (Edited by Nigel Nicolson)
411 The War Years 1939-1945 - Volume II of Diaries and Letters
Nicolson, Harold (Edited by Nigel Nicolson)
New York Atheneum 1967 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean red endpapers; small previous owner initials and date at top edge of half-title page. 511 pp. with index. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Jacket is quite clean, unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (faint wrinkle at base of spine edge). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019808

Price: 25.00 USD
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Vagabond Voyaging: The Story of Freighter Travel, Nixon, Larry
412 Vagabond Voyaging: The Story of Freighter Travel
Nixon, Larry
Boston Little Brown 1938 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean beige buckram cloth boards with blue compass decoration on cover, blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 314 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very shallow chipping at base of spine, corner wear, several closed edge tears with associated creasing. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A tantalizing travel book about the possibilities of world travel by cargo boat, cheap passage on freighters criss-crossing the world. 5-1/2" x 8". adventure/travel. 017114

Price: 45.00 USD
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Return to Warden's Grove: Science, Desire, and the Lives of Sparrows, Norment, Christopher
413 Return to Warden's Grove: Science, Desire, and the Lives of Sparrows
Norment, Christopher
Iowa City, Iowa University Of Iowa Press 2008 1587296330 / 9781587296338 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author, in clean dust jacket. Clean blue boards with black cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blue endpapers - no previous owner markings. Signed "Chris Norment" on title page. 215 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Based on three seasons of field research in the Canadian Arctic, Christopher Norment's exquisitely crafted meditation on science and nature, wildness and civilization, is marked by bottomless prose, reflection on timeless questions, and keen observations of the world and our place in it. 027850

Price: 20.00 USD
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Bread, Norris, Charles G.
414 Bread
Norris, Charles G.
New York E. P. Dutton 1923 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Later printing (1923) in scarce original dust jacket. Decorated American trade binding. Clean rust brown cloth boards with gold lettering and wheat design on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name in very light pencil on front free endpaper. 511 pages. Dust jacket has two very small chips at spine corners, a few tiny edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a woman and her experiences in the business world, this was quite the sensation at the time it was published. By the author of "Brass" and "Salt." 024185

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Borrowers Aloft, Norton, Mary
415 The Borrowers Aloft
Norton, Mary
New York Harcourt, Brace & World 1961 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Beth and Joe Krush, Illustrators 
Stated First American Edition. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Hint of fading and light surface wear to top and bottom spine edges, no fraying. Very slight wear to one corner tip. No bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers with very small (clear return address label) previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper; no other marks. 193 pgs. with illustrations by Beth and Joe Krush. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very small shallow edge chips at top and bottom spine edge, tiny match-head size chip at base of rear panel, slight edge wear and very small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Childrens. 016573

Price: 85.00 USD
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416 Poems
O'Connor, Joseph
New York/London G. P. Putnam's 1895 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
First Edition, published 1895. Very clean dark blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Gilt lettering is bright and unchipped. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 193 pgs. A lovely book. Size approx. 4-1/2" x 7" Poems include: New York Day at the World's Fair, A Cavalier's Sword-Song, The Captain's Dog, The Spring at Andersonville, and many more. 005509

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Bunker, O'Donnell, James P.
417 The Bunker
O'Donnell, James P.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1978 0395257190 / 9780395257197 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with metallic lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean (one very small dot on front free endpaper). Illustrated with glossy black and white photographs. 399 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, no chips, one short closed edge tear with associated small crease. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The riveting story of the last days inside Hitler's underground hideout in Berlin. 027218

Price: 14.00 USD
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The Ewings, O'Hara, John
418 The Ewings
O'Hara, John
New York Random House 1972 0-394-47404-X / 9780394474045 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Clean yellow orange cloth boards with charcoal gray title box on spine with bright gold lettering. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean bright green top stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 311 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has short (under 1") closed tear at bottom front flap fold, hint of slightest wear at top spine edge. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A story set in the middle western U.S. during World War I. This is the author's last novel. 8vo. Fiction. 016156

Price: 30.00 USD
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Chardonnay: Photographs from Around the World, O'Rear, Charles; Michael Creedman
419 Chardonnay: Photographs from Around the World
O'Rear, Charles; Michael Creedman
New York Smithmark Publishing 1999 0765110288 / 9780765110282 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Created and photographed by Charles O'Rear, with text by Michael Creedman. Foreword by Margrit Biever Mondavi. Previous owner inscription neatly penned on half-title page; no other marks. Very clean green-gray cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, clean decorated endpapers. 144 pages with index. Size of book is approx. 10-1/2" x 11-1/2". Very clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A gorgeous book with awesome photographs by Charles O'Rear. Informative book about the wine variety that is loved all around the world. To understand the entire process of making Chardonnay and the people who create it, O'Rear travelled 100,000 miles, visited four continents, talked with hundreds of winemakers, and made thousands of pictures. 027869

Price: 20.00 USD
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Diplomatic Days, O'Shaughnessy, Edith
420 Diplomatic Days
O'Shaughnessy, Edith
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1917 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in excellent original dustjacket. Very clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold lettering, line border and small eagle design on cover, gold lettering and eagle design on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 338 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Very clean DUSTJACKET with author's photo on front panel is unclipped, unchipped, with hint of edge wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A beautiful collectible quality first edition. The author takes the reader into her intimate confidence as she tells of her many contacts with men and women who have played their parts in changing the course of world history and have contributed to the interest and charm of diplomatic society. 015134

Price: 75.00 USD
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