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The Gallant Mrs. Stonewall, Kane, Harnett T.
61 The Gallant Mrs. Stonewall
Kane, Harnett T.
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1957 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean photo-illustrated endpapers. Inscribed and signed by the author on illustrated fly leaf: "For Frederick Philip Stieff - A fine friend and a true judge of Southern living - In appreciation of his interest - Cordially - Harnett T. Kane - New Orleans - Oct 11, 1957." 320 pages. Dust jacket is clean, corner clipped at front inside free endpaper, slight edge wear and tiny chips at corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel based on the lives of General and Mrs. Stonewall Jackson. 023309

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62 The Arabists: The Romance of an American Elite
Kaplan, Robert D.
New York Free Press (MacMillan) 1993 0-02-916785-X / 9780029167854 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black boards with rust cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 333 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The untold story of an inbred, gifted, and powerful elite of families and friends who dominated America's relations with the Middle East for over a century. Known to Foreign Service colleagues as "the Arabists," these were the men and women who had spent much of their lives, usually with their families, living in the Arab world as diplomats, military attaches, intelligence agents, and educators. 8vo. Middle East. 012060

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Del Palma, Kellino, Pamela
63 Del Palma
Kellino, Pamela
New York E. P. Dutton 1948 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with brown lettering on cover, brown title box with gold lettering on spine. Hint of slight surface wear at base of spine, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 254 pgs. Dustjacket is clean (small number written at base of rear panel), is not price clipped, slight edgewear with very small edge chips & short closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A story of possession--a woman whose mind and heart are invaded by the personality of another woman, no longer living. 8vo. Fiction. 013124

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64 Palace and Hovel or Phases of London Life Being Personal Observations of an American in London By Day and Night; with Vivid Illustrations of the Manners, Social Customs and Modes of Living of the Rich and the Reckless, the Destitute and the Depraved...
Kirwan, Daniel Joseph (Edited By A. Allan)
London/New York/Toronto Abelard-Schuman, Ltd. 1963 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Reprint of a book first published in 1870. Very clean maroon cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 218 pgs. with illustrations from original edition. Dustjacket is quite clean (some light soiling to rear panel, unchipped, with one 1" closed tear at top edge of rear panel, has been price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Great Britain. 008863

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Country Matters: The Pleasures and Tribulations of Moving from a Big City to an Old Country Farmhouse, Korda, Michael
65 Country Matters: The Pleasures and Tribulations of Moving from a Big City to an Old Country Farmhouse
Korda, Michael
New York Harpercollins 2001 0060197722 / 9780060197728 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean bright unclipped dust jacket. Very clean black boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 304 pages + "The Six "Golden Rules" of Owning an Old House, Acknowledgements. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024253

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Ishi, Last of His Tribe, Krober, Theodora
66 Ishi, Last of His Tribe
Krober, Theodora
Berkeley, California Parnassus Press 1964 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings by Ruth Robbins. 210 pages with author's note and glossary. Dust jacket is quite clean, no chips, a few very tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In the rugged foothills below Mount Lassen, a remarkable drama in American history unfolded during the late decades of the 19th century and the early 1900's. Here, a small band of California Indians of the Yahi tribe, living in concealment, resisted the fate that had all but wiped out their people--violent death by the invading gold seekers and settlers. Living off the land, this tiny group could survive only by cunning and superb moral and physical courage. Throughout their ordeal, they held to the code and religion of their ancestors, to the Yahi Way of Life. In time, one by one of the small group died, until there remained a single survivor; the man who became known as Ishi. This book tells the haunting, heroic story of Ishi. 028061

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Country Colic, Lawson, Robert
67 Country Colic
Lawson, Robert
Toronto McClelland and Stewart 1944 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with cream lettering and small worm-eaten apple decoration on cover, cream lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by the author. 70 pages. Clean dust jacket has one shallow edge chip at top edge of front panel (1/4" deep, 1" wide), several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024613

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Country Colic - Being sundry Remarks and Observations concerning the Joys, Perils & Vexations of Rustic Residence Together with certain Suggestions of A Cautionary Nature for the Enlightenment & Guidance of the Inexperienced, Lawson, Robert
68 Country Colic - Being sundry Remarks and Observations concerning the Joys, Perils & Vexations of Rustic Residence Together with certain Suggestions of A Cautionary Nature for the Enlightenment & Guidance of the Inexperienced
Lawson, Robert
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1944 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Robert Lawson, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Beige cloth boards with green lettering and small apple decoration on cover, green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; very light soiling. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Wonderful illustrations by the author. 70 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027752

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Men On A Rocky Hill, Liddle, Warren
69 Men On A Rocky Hill
Liddle, Warren
Boston Bruce Humphries 1947 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 80 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), very faint hint of soiling, very shallow chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's poems are a tribut to the sturdy individualists who have labored for centuries to wrest their living from the rocky New England soil. 025253

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The Merry Muse, Linklater, Eric
70 The Merry Muse
Linklater, Eric
New York Harcourt Brace & Co. 1960 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First American Edition" stated on copyright page in original unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with author's initials stamped decoratively on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 317 pp. Jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), clean with moderate soiling to rear white panel, no chips, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Humorous novel about an eminent Scottish lawyer who believes that life is worth living for any with a good digestion and a bad memory, and who remains at sixty a lusty appreciator of wine, women and songs--and Victorian paintings. 019450

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Perella, Locke, William J.
71 Perella
Locke, William J.
New York Dodd Mead 1926 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean unfaded red pebbled cloth boards with raised lettering on cover, black stamped lettering on spine. No fraying or wear; tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 378 pgs. Beautiful clean bright color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped ($2.00 on front inside flap), tiny chips at spine corners, faint vertical crease at front and back panel, a few tiny edge nicks and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Heroine of this tale is Perella, an English girl, making a precarious living in Florence by copying the Old Masters for art dealers. Along comes Anthony Blake, newly escaped to Italy from the drudgery of an architect's office at home. With the meeting of these young adventurers in an atmosphere of faded actresses, shelved diplomats and sterile artists, the story unfolds. 8vo. Fiction. 015634

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The Vine Remembers - French Vignerons Recall Their Past, Loubere, Leo A.; Jean Sagnes, Laura Levine Frader, Remy Pech
72 The Vine Remembers - French Vignerons Recall Their Past
Loubere, Leo A.; Jean Sagnes, Laura Levine Frader, Remy Pech
Albany, NY State University of New York Press 1985 0873959140 / 9780873959148 First Paperback Very Good+ 
Clean trade paperback. Size approx. 6" x 9". Clean covers with no chipping, curling or creasing. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner names neatly penned on half-title page. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 193 pages with index. Interviews undertaken by Leo A. Loubere, Jean Sagnes, Laura Levine Frader, and Remy Pech. In this book, the vignerons--growers and workers of the vine--tell their own stories. Based on interviews with workers and small vineyard owners, the book presents the memories of vignerons from six major wine-producing areas of France. Recollections range from changing living conditions to the position of women and nature of family life in viticultural society, the changing work process and the labor struggles of vineyard workers, and the changing technology of wine-making. 027864

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The Young Concubine, Makhali-Phal
73 The Young Concubine
Makhali-Phal
New York Random House 1942 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (Stated "First Printing" on copyright page). Unfaded black cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. Light soiling (very small faint water spots to cloth boards). Hint of light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean, slightly faded red top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 282 pgs. Unfaded illustrated bright yellow dustjacket has a few short closed edge tears, no chips or missing pieces, not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), slightest hint of soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Very scarce book which won the 1939 All-Nations Prize Novel Competition. Set mainly in Cambodia, and by a writer of half-French and half-Cambodian parentage, this is the story of Princess Atman, who, herself a child, sees her royal father take to his bosom a favorite only ten years old. Living in an unnatural and decadent world of mystic rituals, incantations, cruelty and beauty, Atman comes to identify herself with this child, with nature and with God. Despite her later education in Paris, she never throws off the psychological influences on her early life. Her struggle to resolve the conflicting claims of East and West makes a novel of hypnotic interest, whose daringly exotic theme is handled with great delicacy and beauty. 5-1/2" x 8-1/4". Fiction. 017089

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Kawartha Living on These Lakes, Mallory, Enid
74 Kawartha Living on These Lakes
Mallory, Enid
Ontario, Canada Peterborough Publishing 1991 0969349718 / 9780969349716 Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
Second printing in clean bright unclipped dust jacket. Clean red boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Small previous owner name neatly penned at top corner of front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs. 174 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book about the beautiful Kawartha Lakes area of central Ontario, Canada, with many black and white historical photographs. 024137

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The Lost Tribe - A Harrowing Passage into New Guinea's Heart of Darkness, Marriott, Edward
75 The Lost Tribe - A Harrowing Passage into New Guinea's Heart of Darkness
Marriott, Edward
New York Henry Holt & Co 1997 0805053182 / 9780805053180 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition, with full number line on copyright page. Very clean yellow/tan boards with clean unfaded maroon spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. Very small shallow bump to front board edge, otherwise without wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 258 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Edward Marriott's search for the lost tribe of the Liawep living deep in the jungle in far northwest Papua New Guinea. 018409

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Dual Attraction: Understanding Bisexuality, Martin S. Weinberg; Williams, Colin J.; Pryor, Douglas W.
76 Dual Attraction: Understanding Bisexuality
Martin S. Weinberg; Williams, Colin J.; Pryor, Douglas W.
Oxford University Press 1994 0195084829 / 9780195084825 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean dark blue boards with pale gray cloth spine, dark blue lettering on spine. No bumping or fading. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 437 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one very short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover.Near Fine Results of the first major study of bisexuality. Winberg, Williams, and Pryor explore the riddle of dual attraction in this study of 800 bisexuals, homosexuals and heterosexuals living in the San Francisco Bay area 025937

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Around Home, McArthur, Peter
77 Around Home
McArthur, Peter
Canada Musson Book Company, Ltd. 1925 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket C. W. Jefferys, Illustrator 
First Edition. Clean green cloth boards with darker green illustration on cover, red lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers, with no names, writing or bookplates. 251 pgs. with drawings by C. W. Jefferys. A beautiful series of essays about country life in rural Ontario, Canada. 8vo. Country Living. 016379

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In Pastures Green, McArthur, Peter
78 In Pastures Green
McArthur, Peter
Canada J. M. Dent 1948 First Hardcover Near Fine Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing of the New and Revised Edition (November, 1948) in clean original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Edited and with a foreword by Kenneth McNeill Wells. Illustrated with beautiful wood engravings by Lucille Oille. 299 pages. Clean dust jacket has edge chipping, slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A chronicle of country living in rural Canada by a man who gave up a successful journalism career in New York to go back to the land, where he found wisdom, fulfillment and peace. 025418

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The Dropped Living Room, McHugh, Francis Y.
79 The Dropped Living Room
McHugh, Francis Y.
New York Lenox Hill Press 1971 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean light gray cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tasteful bookplate on front free endpaper, initial "c" on front free endpaper. 192 pgs. Very clean dustjacket is unfaded, uncipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Amelia Evers leaves her New York brownstone to walk her dog, slips and twists her ankle, and is rescued by a stranger. When she returns home, she find her husband's corpse on the living room floor with a knife in its back. 8vo. Mystery. 001765

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Wind in the Ash Tree, McMullen, Jeanine
80 Wind in the Ash Tree
McMullen, Jeanine
New York W. W. Norton 1988 0393026175 / 9780393026177 First Hardcover Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Yellow-beige boards with green cloth spine, metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, some fading to board edges. Binding is tight and square, pages have light foxing to preliminary pages and endpapers, some light staining to edges. No previous owner names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with charming drawings. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, slightly faded. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An evocative portrait of the author's life on a small farm in Wales. 027078

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