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Great Commanders And Their Battles, Livesey, Anthony
61 Great Commanders And Their Battles
Livesey, Anthony
New York Macmillan 1987 0025734105 / 9780025734104 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with full number line) in clean unchipped dust jacket. Very clean silver-gray cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Size approx. 10" x 12". Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean dark green endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Foreword by General Sir John Hackett. Profusely illustrated in color and black and white with photographs, art, drawings and maps. 200 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Twenty famous victories, won by history's outstanding field commanders. Spanning more than 2,000 years of warfare, from Al;exanderthe Great'striumph against the Persians in 331 BC to Moshe Dayan's Sinai campaign of 1956. 025768

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Cast of Thousands, Loos, Anita
62 Cast of Thousands
Loos, Anita
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1977 0448122642 / 9780448122649 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean original dust jacket. Large book - approx. size: 9-1/2" x 11". Very clean gray cloth boards with black cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs, movie stills. 280 pages. Clean dust jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, no chips, very slight edge wear and a few tiny closed edge tears. Nice photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author of "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" and the screenplay for "Gigi" among other fine works, here she shares her colleciton of memories, photos and anecdotes of a life spanning over 80 years, roaming from New York to Hollywood to Paris, Berlin and Rome. It features an all-star cast of the most famous and favulous personalities of the stage and screen--including Carol Channing, Helen Hayes, Greta Garbo, Audrey Helpburn, Harpo Marx, Clark Gable. 025755

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The Sound of Wings: The Life of Amelia Earhart, Lovell, Mary S.
63 The Sound of Wings: The Life of Amelia Earhart
Lovell, Mary S.
New York St Martins Press 1989 0312034318 / 9780312034313 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped original dust jacket. Very clean beige boards with clean brown cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean map-decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with historical photographs. 420 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023936

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64 The Froth Estate
Mackey, Joseph
New York Prentice Hall 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean black cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 236 pp. Jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has a few small edge chips and short closed edge tears, slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The dizzier doings of the famous, the funny, and the phenomenal are featured in these humorous stories culled from Joe Mackey's ten years' experience as Nut Editor of the New York Sun. 019307

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65 Secret Love Affairs
Mandel, Morris
Middle Village, NY Jonathan David Publishers, Inc. 1975 0-8246-0201-3 / 9780824602017 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean red boards with faux leather texture, gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 227 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, mere hint of wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The clandestine love affairs of famous people -- statesmen, authors, artists, kings and queens. 8vo. Biography. 011306

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Six Against Scotland Yard, Margery Allingham; Anthony Berkeley; Freeman Wills Crofts; Father Ronald Knox; Dorothy L. Sayers; Russell Thorndike
66 Six Against Scotland Yard
Margery Allingham; Anthony Berkeley; Freeman Wills Crofts; Father Ronald Knox; Dorothy L. Sayers; Russell Thorndike
Garden City, New York The Sun Dial Press 1937 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
1937 reprint edition of this unique book of mysteries, in original dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with stamped black lettering and small decoration on spine. Very slight wear at spine ends. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with red top-stained upper page edges. Tasteful custom bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 302 pages. Dust jacket has very light soiling and edge wear, a few tiny edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Each of six famous mystery writers in turn writes a long short story displaying what he/she believes to be the perfect method of murder. In each instance not only the mechanics of the crime are given but the motivation and the personal relationships of the people involved are clearly brought out. Then Ex-Superintendent Cornish, C.I.D. is called upon to solve each crime and explain how he believes the police would have gone about solving this so-called perfect murders. As a result the book is not only fascinating reading but a clever battle of wits between six experts in fictional murder and one man who has spent his life in the actual pursuit and apprehension of criminals. 026060

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The Amazing Bob Davis: Has Last Vagabond Journey, Mathias, Fred S.
67 The Amazing Bob Davis: Has Last Vagabond Journey
Mathias, Fred S.
New York/Toronto Longmans Green & Co. 1944 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Illustrated By Author 
Very clean beige cloth boards with crisp black lettering on spine (one very tiny brown spot to cover, pinhead size). No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 326 pgs. with illustrations by the author. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very shallow small edge chips, very slight edge wear. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Bob Davis, author, editor, sportsman, amateur photographer and gourmand, was a fabulous and beloved character, who in this book takes a rollicking auto jaunt across the country. On the trip we meet famous writers and artists, lovely opera stars, world renowned detectives, ambassadors, cattle ranchers, dictators, bandits and just plain folks. Go adventuring down the Pan-American highway with the 'amazing' Bob Davis. 8vo. Adventure. 015686

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Conversation, Maurois, Andre
68 Conversation
Maurois, Andre
New York E. P. Dutton 1930 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition (so stated) in clean original dust jacket. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and 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. Translated from the French by Yvonne Dufour. 82 pages. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, unsoiled - enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. What conversation can do FOR you when it is employed as an art and what it can do TO you when you are not sufficiently skilled in it, is the theme of this brilliant essay by the famous French novelist and biographer. One of the most interesting parts of the book is the author's revelation of the uses of silence. 028335

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History and Rhymes of the Lost Battalion, McCollum, Buck Private
69 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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American Book Collector (Volume 6 / Number 3), Miscellaneous
70 American Book Collector (Volume 6 / Number 3)
Miscellaneous
New York American Book Collector 1985 Magazine Very Good+ 
American Book Collector Magazine (Volume 6/ Number 3 / New Series) - May/June 1985. Containing articles, news and reviews for the book collector. This issue features an Edward Gorey bibliographical checklist, and an article by Madeleine B. Stern on "Henry Stevens: "G.M.B." - a famous bookseller from the state of Vermont in the 19th century, among others. 68 pages. Magazine is clean (very slight age toning), with a few tiny edge nicks/ small closed edge tears. 023710

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Crimes of the 20th Century, Miscellaneous
71 Crimes of the 20th Century
Miscellaneous
New York Crescent 1991 0517052466 / 9780517052464 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean original dust jacket. Very clean glossy boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 320 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Large format (approx. size: 9-1/2" x 11"). 024323

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Dogue: A Parody of the World's Most Famous Fashion Magazine, Miscellaneous
72 Dogue: A Parody of the World's Most Famous Fashion Magazine
Miscellaneous
Pittstown, NJ Main Street Press 1986 1-55562-002-7 / 9781555620028 First Soft Cover Fine 
Very clean and bright full-color stiff wraps--a parody of "Vogue" with dogs as models. No chipping or creasing. Unread condition. 96 pgs. with full color and black & white layouts. 8-1/2 x 11". Humor. 007291

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73 Eight Famous Elizabethan Plays
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1940 Second edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 94 in unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with Kent style endpapers. Previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean, with red top-stained upper page edges. 721 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (95 cents a copy on front inside flap), edgewear and several small chips. 292 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023329

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Four Famous Greek Plays, Miscellaneous
74 Four Famous Greek Plays
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1929 early printing Hardcover Very Good+ good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 158 in original jacket. Toledano binding no. 7. Clean green balloon cloth boards with gold torchrunner logo on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, very tiny spot of wear to lower front corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 285 pp. Edited, with an Introduction by Paul Landis. Dustjacket is not price clipped (95 cents a copy on front inside flap), clean, several very shallow edge chips, short closed tears, 2" closed tear along front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020463

Price: 16.00 USD
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Seven Famous Greek Plays, Miscellaneous
75 Seven Famous Greek Plays
Miscellaneous
New York Modern Library 1963 Later Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 158 in original unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 10. Clean, unfaded red cloth boards with blind-stamped hexagon logo on cover, bright gold lettering and torchbearer on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Kent-style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Edited, with Introductions, by Whitney J. Oates and Eugene O'Neill, Jr. 446 pages with glossary. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (1.95 on front inside flap), has a few tiny closed edge tears, slight wrinkle at top front edge, slight fading to blue background portion of spine. "Which of these outstanding books..." listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023591

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The Perfect Horse, Murray, William H. H.
76 The Perfect Horse
Murray, William H. H.
New York Vantage Press 1966 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Revised edition in illustrated dustjacket. Clean green cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 342 pages. Clean dustjacket with wrap-around illustration has clear tape reinforcement at top and bottom spine edges and one corner, light rubbing and surface nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This famous book was first printed in 1873 (first edition is quite rare). Here it is in its entirety, with a preface by W. Robert Morgan, and original introduction by Henry Ward Beecher. A vast knowledge on the Morgan horse; breeding, handling, training and showing -- from a 19th century expert on the subject. 021570

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The Midnight Hearse and More Ghosts, O'Donnell, Elliott
77 The Midnight Hearse and More Ghosts
O'Donnell, Elliott
London W. Foulsham & Co. Ltd. 1965 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in clean original jacket. 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. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 160 pp. Clean illustrated dustjacket is price clipped at lower corner of front inside flap, unchipped, with two short closed edge tears to back panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A gripping collection of true tales from the files of Elliott O'Donnell, Britain's most famous ghost hunter. 020601

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Famous Dog Stories, Page Cooper (Editor)
78 Famous Dog Stories
Page Cooper (Editor)
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1948 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Diana Thorne, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean deep red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated by Diana Thorne. 336 pages. Scarce dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has small shallow edge chip at base of rear panel, several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The heros of these 25 tales and sketches include not only dogs of questionable heritage. The aristocracy is also represented by the Russian wolfhound, spaniel, white West Highland terrier, sheep dog, bull terrier, Alaskan Malamute, and many others. Nice, collectible first edition. 026226

Price: 85.00 USD
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79 With My Own Eyes
Palmer, Frederick
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1933 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with leather-like textured spine and corners, vertical narrow gold stripe on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean red top-stained page edges. 396 pgs. with index. Frontis photo portrait of the author, a famous war correspondent and journalist, on horseback in Manchuria. Additional black and white plates illustrating his world travel to places like Siberia, the Yukon, and his coverage of the Philippine Rebellion, the Boxer Rebellion, the Russo-Japanese War and more. 6-1/2" x 9-1/2". Adventure. 017321

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The A. Edward Newton Collection of Books and Manuscripts - Part One - A - D, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.
80 The A. Edward Newton Collection of Books and Manuscripts - Part One - A - D
Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.
New York Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc. 1941 First Hardcover Good good Jacket 
Hardcover book and original dust jacket detailing the public exhibition and sale of A. Edward Newton's book collection on April 16 - April 18, 1941, following the famous book collector's death. This book comprises Part One of the sale (books with authors last names beginning with A - D). Book is blue-gray paper covered boards with black lettering on cover and spine. One inch chip to paper at top spine edge, wear and short closed tear at bottom spine edge. Clean book, binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Beautiful black and white photographic endpapers (Newston reading in his lovely library in front of book; exterior photograph of Oak Knoll - his home - on rear endpapers). Frontispiece photo portrait of Newton. Book includes many images from items offered in the sale, including some in full color with tissue guards. Only markings in book are a few "price realized" numbers noted in soft pencil in margins. 230 pages. Dust jacket has edge chips and closed tears, but is quite clean and has a terrific photo of Newton standing in front of his book cases on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Offers many great details in description of rare books by prominent authors offered for sale during the dispersal of this famous collection. 023435

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