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Ardent Adrienne: The Life of Madame De La Fayette, McCabe, Lida Rose
401 Ardent Adrienne: The Life of Madame De La Fayette
McCabe, Lida Rose
New York D. Appleton & Co. 1930 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean dark blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Hint of light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black & white plates. 324 pgs. with index. (1) present on last page indicating first edition. Clean dustjacket with price intact has some edge chipping and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 014100

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The Story of War Weapons, McClintock, Marshall
402 The Story of War Weapons
McClintock, Marshall
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1945 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean bright orange cloth boards with crisp black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 173 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has 1" deep chip at top spine edge, very small corner chips, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This book covers the interesting development of man's weapons. 6" x 8-1/2". War/Military. 017083

Price: 15.00 USD
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History and Rhymes of the Lost Battalion, McCollum, Buck Private
403 History and Rhymes of the Lost Battalion
McCollum, Buck Private
1929 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Jacket Franklin Sly and Tolman R. Reamer, Illustrators Signed
Later printing, inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Suede leather hardcover boards with stamped gold lettering on cover. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, all decorated, with clean marbled brown endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: "To John T. Mundy, Sincere good wishes - "Buck Private" McCollum - 7/9/32 Oneida, N.Y." Clean fold-out frontispiece with U.S. Official Photograph of the "Lost Battalion," taken in France shortly after the men were relieved, and near the famous "pocket" the men were trapped in. Also a U.S. Official Photo of Liet. Col. Charles W. Whittlesey on section of frontispiece. Page decorations and sketches by Franklin Sly and Tolman R. Reamer, Illustrators. 140 pages. 026106

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Presidential Campaigns from Washington to Roosevelt, McConnel, George Murray
404 Presidential Campaigns from Washington to Roosevelt
McConnel, George Murray
New York Rand McNally & Co. 1908 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
First Edition. Black cloth boards with unrubbed white and gilt lettering, eagle decorations on cover with white line border, gilt lettering on spine. Hint of light surface wear to corners, no fraying, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 243 pgs. Illustrated with drawings. 012170

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1776, McCullough, David
405 1776
McCullough, David
New York Simon & Schuster 2005 0743226712 / 9780743226714 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean first edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Unfaded blue boards with dark blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with color and black and white plates. 386 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has one very short closed edge tear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027430

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Films Without Make-up, McIntyre, Ronald
406 Films Without Make-up
McIntyre, Ronald
Cairo, Egypt R. Schindler 1943 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Fair Jacket 
First Edition in tattered dust jacket. Clean gold cloth boards wtih red and black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, clean maps on endpapers. Previous owner name and date (May, 1944 - Cairo) on half-title page. 339 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Errata page at end of book. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, but has large pieces missing. Enclosed in new mylar cover. Scarce book. A screen reporter's story, and a timely record of history and countries seen through the eyes of the men who--in peace and war--live dangerously, travelling into the far corners of the earth. Author was the director of the NZ Army film production unit in the Middle East. 8vo. Journalism. 012486

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Black Saturday: The Death of the Royal Oak, McKee, Alexander
407 Black Saturday: The Death of the Royal Oak
McKee, Alexander
New York Henry Holt 1960 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Illustrated with Photographs 
Clean black boards with yellow cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; very small return address label at top edge of front free endpaper. 211 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has hint of edge wear, a few very small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A few weeks after the outbreak of World War II, the British battleship Royal Oak, while lying inside the main base of the Home Fleet, was shaken by four mysterious explosions and within about seven minutes went to the bottom with nearly eight hundred men trapped inside. 8vo. World War II. 013518

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Mirage, McKenney, Ruth
408 Mirage
McKenney, Ruth
New York Farrar, Straus and Cudahy 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Printing, 1956" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean blue boards (slight fading to edges) with clean black cloth spine, silver, gold and blue lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 726 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, unclipped (4.95 on front inside flap), has slight browning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An historical novel of love, fate and conquest in Napoleon's Egypt. In October, 1797, Remi Saint-Victor had served just four years of his sentence, "Solitary confinement for the rest of his natural life." After a miraculous release from prison, he returns to France, resuming his career of undisputed genius as a chemist. The degree to which he succeeds involves him in Napoleon Bonaparte's adventure into Egypt as one of his two personal secretaries. 021783

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409 The Story of the Island
Mee, Arthur
London Hodder & Stoughton Uniform Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with black stamped lettering on spine, black line border on cover. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small inscription (1936) on first page. 160 pgs. with lovely illustrations, each with a printed tissue guard. Clean bright DUSTJACKET has small price clip, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A beautiful, collectible quality book and dustjacket. 8vo. Great Britain. 010583

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Lost Library - The Autobiography of a Culture, Mehring, Walter
410 The Lost Library - The Autobiography of a Culture
Mehring, Walter
Indianapolis / New York Bobbs Merrill 1951 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean red cloth boards with small decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 290 pp. with index. Translated by Richard and Clara Winston. Clean jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), a few tiny chips at top and bottom spine edges (match-head or smaller in size), one 1/3" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of a refugee from Europe during World War II living in exile in America, who gradually reassembles the books of his father's library after receiving them.. As book after book is unpacked and re-examined, it seems as though the story of the history of Europe as revealed in lts literary history is retelling itself. 019234

Price: 75.00 USD
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411 Eva
Melchior, Ib
New York Dodd Mead 1984 0-396-08294-7 / 9780396082941 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean black boards with red cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 328 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8 vo.. Historical Fiction. 011209

Price: 12.00 USD
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A River Ramble, Merrill, Arch
412 A River Ramble
Merrill, Arch
Rochester, NY Democrat & Chronicle 1956 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good Good+ Jacket 
Second printing, in original unclipped jacket. Clean dark blue boards with with gold lettering on spine. Small shallow dent at top board edge, light surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; tiny previous owner name neatly ink-stamped at top edge of front fixed endpaper, small date at top of front free endpaper. 109 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), 3" closed tear at rear spine fold, wear to front spine fold, 1943 and short ink-mark on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021225

Price: 15.00 USD
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Bloomers and Bugles, Merrill, Arch
413 Bloomers and Bugles
Merrill, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press 1958 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in original unclipped jacket. Clean gray boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; tiny previous owner name neatly stamped at top edge of front fixed endpaper, small date at top of front free endpaper. 214 pages. Illustrated in black and white. Dustjacket is quite clean, not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), a few tiny chips at spine corners, one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021223

Price: 25.00 USD
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Fame in Our Time, Merrill, Arch
414 Fame in Our Time
Merrill, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press, Inc. 1960 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in original dust jacket. Clean orange boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Signed on front free endpaper: "Arch Merrill" - no other writing or marks; intermittent foxing to some page edges. Illustrated with photographs. 203 pages. Dust jacket is clean, price clipped at lower corner of front inside flap, has some edge wear, closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The stories of 30 well-remembered Upstate New Yorkers who made their impact in the 20th Century. 027759

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Our Goodly Heritage, Merrill, Arch
415 Our Goodly Heritage
Merrill, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press 1968 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean bright book and dust jacket. Unfaded red boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping 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 with black and white photographs. 216 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), no tears, no fading. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Arch Merrill's fifteenth regional book, written in the lively, distinctive style that has made him Western New York's favorite storyteller. 026371

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Our Goodly Heritage, Merrill, Arch
416 Our Goodly Heritage
Merrill, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press 1968 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in clean original dust jacket. Clean red boards with black lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed "Arch Merrill" on front free endpaper. Illustrated with historical photographs. 216 pages. Clean unfaded dust jacket has a few small edge chips, price clipped at lower corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027149

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Changing Years, Merrill, Arch
417 The Changing Years
Merrill, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press 1967 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white plates. 195 pages. Dust jacket is clean (with exception of price on inner flap being inked out), has a few tiny edge chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Arch Merrill, in his 22nd book, tells how the automobile, after the coming of paved roads, combined with the development of aviation, virtually remade our world. 025171

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The Ridge - Ontario's Blossom Country, Merrill, Arch
418 The Ridge - Ontario's Blossom Country
Merrill, Arch
Rochester, NY Creek Books / Vail-Ballou Press Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean, unworn book and dust jacket. Unfaded dark brown boards with green lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. 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 with photographs. Chapter illustrations by Gerald Maloney. Foreword by Arthur C. Parker. 112 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The history of the great "Ridge Road" which runs along the lower edge of Lake Ontario in New York between Canada and the United States. 027688

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The Towpath, Merrill, Arch
419 The Towpath
Merrill, Arch
Rochester, NY Creek Books / Vail-Ballou Press 1945 Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Later printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Nice old newspapers article about the author (Rochester Democrat & Chronicle 1970) with photo of author is folded and laid in. Book has clean unfaded dark blue boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and drawings, including photo of author standing on a tugboat on the canal. 180 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027690

Price: 20.00 USD
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The White Woman and Her Valley, Merrill, Arch
420 The White Woman and Her Valley
Merrill, Arch
New York Creek Books / Vail-Bailou Press Eighth Printing Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Eighth printing in clean illustrated dust jacket. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with black 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 endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 207 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip at lower corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Mary Jemison, "White Woman of the Genesee". 027687

Price: 22.00 USD
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