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Daisy Bates in the Desert: A Woman's Life Among the Aborigines, Blackburn, Julia
501 Daisy Bates in the Desert: A Woman's Life Among the Aborigines
Blackburn, Julia
New York Pantheon Books 1994 0679420010 / 9780679420019 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige boards with gold author's initials on front cover, black cloth spine, gold stamped lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 232 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The true story of Daisy Bates, who in 1913 when she was fifty-four years old, went to live in the deserts of South Australia. 027861

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Daisy Bates in the Desert: A Woman's Life Among the Aborigines, Blackburn, Julia
502 Daisy Bates in the Desert: A Woman's Life Among the Aborigines
Blackburn, Julia
New York Pantheon 1994 0-679-42001-0 / 9780679420019 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Immaculately clean beige boards with gold author's initials on front cover, black cloth spine, gold stamped lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 232 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The true story of Daisy Bates, who in 1913 when she was fifty-four years old, went to live in the deserts of South Australia. 8vo. Adventure. 011963

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Japanese Enlightenment - A Study of the Writings of Fukuzawa Yukichi, Blacker, Carmen
503 The Japanese Enlightenment - A Study of the Writings of Fukuzawa Yukichi
Blacker, Carmen
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1964 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean dust jacket. Clean unfaded brown cloth boards with bright 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 endpapers (very small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper). Frontispiece photo portrait of Fukuzawa in 1898. Illustrated with 2 additional black & white plates. 186 pages with index. Clean dust jacket with price intact (6.00 on front inside flap) is unchipped, no tears, has very light surface rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025897

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Fear, War and the Bomb - Military and Political Consequences of Atomic Energy, Blackett, P.M.S.
504 Fear, War and the Bomb - Military and Political Consequences of Atomic Energy
Blackett, P.M.S.
New York Whittlesey House - McGraw Hill 1949 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First American edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with green lettering on spine. Tiny spot of wear to each of the lower corner tips. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 244 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, has some edge wear, small corner chip at top left corner of front panel, surface scrape to lower spine. Author's photo on rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A brilliant analysis of the problem posed by the discovery of atomic energy, which became a milestone in post-Hiroshima thinking, by the 1948 Nobel Prize Winner. 024801

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Blackstone's Modern Card Tricks, Blackstone, Harry
505 Blackstone's Modern Card Tricks
Blackstone, Harry
Garden City, NY Garden City Books 1958 New Revised Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
New Revised Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with yellow lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings. 164 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The famous magician reveals his most popular and mystifying card tricks. 025458

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The Midnight Band of Mercy, Blaine, Michael
506 The Midnight Band of Mercy
Blaine, Michael
New York Soho Press 2004 1-56947-371-4 / 9781569473719 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean pale blue boards with dark blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 372 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 013704

Price: 14.00 USD
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By the Iowa Sea, Blair, Joe
507 By the Iowa Sea
Blair, Joe
New York Scribner 2012 1451636059 / 9781451636055 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in a clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean charcoal gray boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 280 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (24.00/27.99 on front inside flap), no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Clean collectible quality book. The debut book of this American author -- a wrenching, unsentimental account of the heartbreaks and ecstasies of marriage, fatherhood, and small-town life in the Midwest. 025295

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508 Katharine Ordway: The Lady Who Saved the Prairies
Blair, William D.
Arlington, Virginia, U.S.A. The Nature Conservancy 1989 0-9624590-0-3 / 9780962459009 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Valerie A. Kells, Illustrator 
Very clean blue-green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 120 pgs. with index. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has one tiny (1/16") closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 9-1/2" x 9-1/2". 011116

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Falcon, Fly Back, Blaisdell, Elinore
509 Falcon, Fly Back
Blaisdell, Elinore
New York Julian Messner 1939 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Elinore Blaisdell, Illustrator 
First Edition. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold falcon illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; No names, writing or marks. 178 pgs. with illustrations and page decorations by the author. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has very small shallow edge chips along front top panel edge, large corner chip at bottom right corner of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A young boy and girl living in the medieval period get falcons of the very own to have and train. 6-1/2" x 9-1/2". Children's. 017125

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Play, Games and Sport: The Literary Works of Lewis Carroll, Blake, Kathleen
510 Play, Games and Sport: The Literary Works of Lewis Carroll
Blake, Kathleen
Ithaca, NY/London Cornell University Press 1974 0 8014 0834 2 / 9780801408342 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with darker brown lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 216 pgs. with index. Dustjacket is unchipped, with two faint water spots on spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The importance of games in Victorian life, and how games give form to Lewis Carroll's stories. 8vo. Literature. 009138

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511 The Pony Club World
Blake, Neil Ffrench
Garden City Doubleday 1969 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean red endpapers. 191 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one very small closed edge tear at rear bottom panel (1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Folio. Horses. 009121

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A Penknife In My Heart, Blake, Nicholas
512 A Penknife In My Heart
Blake, Nicholas
London Crime Club 1958 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Clean hardcover book with black lettering on spine. No fading or fraying (red cloth covered boards), tiny shallow bump to lower front board edge. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 192 pages. 026592

Price: 12.00 USD
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513 Travels of a White Elephant
Blake, W. T.
New York Taplinger Publishing Company 1960 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with "First Published in the United States by Taplinger Publishing Co. Inc., 1960" on copyright page. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, corners are sharp, slight bump at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Endpapers illustrated with maps; no names, writing or bookplates. 256 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very shallow chips at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An enthralling account of Major W. T. Blake's adventures in many remote parts of the world. 8vo. Adventure. 017420

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Birds That Hunt and Are Hunted - Life Histories of One Hundred and Seventy Birds of Prey, Game Birds and Water-Fowls, Blanchan, Neltje
514 Birds That Hunt and Are Hunted - Life Histories of One Hundred and Seventy Birds of Prey, Game Birds and Water-Fowls
Blanchan, Neltje
Garden City Doubleday Page & Co. 1920 Later printing Hardcover Very Good++ No Dust jacket Jacket 
Clean unfaded dark green cloth boards with white stamped lettering and line border on cover, white stamped lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with beautifully penned previous owner name and date on front free endpaper. Color plate frontispiece of Passenger pigeon with clean tissue guard. Photographic illustrations in color and black and white. Introduction by G. O. Shields (Coquina). 359 pp. with index. 019293

Price: 40.00 USD
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515 Chico: The Story of a Homing Pigeon
Blanchard, Lucy M.
Boston/New York Houghton Mifflin 1922 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Katherine G. Healey, Illustrator 
Beige cloth boards with illustration on cover, black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of very light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and endpapers are clean. Small previous owner name at top edge of title page. Clean illustrations by Katherine Healey. 141 pgs. No additional printings listed. 8vo. Children's. 011514

Price: 25.00 USD
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516 Book Traveller
Bliven, Bruce Jr.
New York Dodd Mead & Co. 1973 0-396-06951-7 / 9780396069515 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Clean green endpapers have slight age-toning. 62 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Books on Books. 009664

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517 Wallis and Edward: Letters 1931-1937 The Intimate Correspondence of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor
Bloch, Michael
New York Summit Books 1986 0-671-61209-3 / 9780671612092 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition. Very clean beige boards with dark blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumped corners, binding is tight & square, pages are bright and clean. Endpapers decorated with facsimiles of letters between the Duke and Duchess. No names or bookplates inside. Crisp, clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, but does have circular embossed (blind stamped) previous ownership insignia at bottom right corner of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 004118

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Witness, Bloch-Michel, Jean
518 The Witness
Bloch-Michel, Jean
New York Pantheon 1949 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean light green 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 with blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 170 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, slightly age-toned, no chips, a few very short closed edge tears; author's photo and brief biography on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. First novel by a French writer dealing with the effects of an act of cowardice on the psyche and destiny of a highly sensitive person. A masterpiece of introspection, the book was selected by Albert Camus for publication in a series of significant contemporary writings entitled "Espoir" (Hope). 028401

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Gettysburg - The Pictures and the Story, Blocher, David
519 Gettysburg - The Pictures and the Story
Blocher, David
Gettysburg, PA Blocher's 1930 Revised Edition soft cover Near Fine 
Revised Edition (Twenty-second Edition). Very clean brown wraps with silk rope binding intact. Illustrated cover. No chipping or creasing; a few tiny closed edge tears. Oblong book (12" x 9-1/4"). Clean "spider-web" tissue guard at front and rear. 68 pages, illustrated with large black and white photographs. Information on the Gettysburg National Park, map of the Park, history of the battle, monuments, Lincoln's Gettysburg Address on back of rear panel. 021215

Price: 15.00 USD
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A Ticket to the Boneyard, Block, Lawrence
520 A Ticket to the Boneyard
Block, Lawrence
New York Morrow 1990 0688090702 / 9780688090708 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition (stated) with full number line on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean dark brown boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 302 pp. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped ( 18.95 on front inside flap); enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019546

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