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The Afro-American Novel and Its Tradition, Bell, Bernard W.
61 The Afro-American Novel and Its Tradition
Bell, Bernard W.
Amherst The University of Massachusetts Press 1987 0-87023-568-0 / 9780870235689 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with burgundy title box, 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. 421 pgs. with index. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, unclipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A comprehensive interpretive history of the African-American novel (more than 150 novels are discussed). 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Black History. 015842

Price: 40.00 USD
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From the Alec Thomas Archives: Gone for a Soldier- The Civil War Memoirs of Private Alfred Bellard, Bellard, Alfred (David Herbert Donald, editor)
62 From the Alec Thomas Archives: Gone for a Soldier- The Civil War Memoirs of Private Alfred Bellard
Bellard, Alfred (David Herbert Donald, editor)
Boston Little, Brown Company 1975 0316088331 / 9780316088336 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean map-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated in color and black and white with the sketches of Private Alfred Bellard. 298 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one very short closed edge tear at flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One of the most remarkable Civil War records ever discovered--a memoir of the war written by an obscure private soldier, illustrated with original pencil sketches and wash drawings by its author. An unparallelled firsthand account of what it was like to be a private soldier in the Union army. 027016

Price: 25.00 USD
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Lindbergh, Berg, A. Scott
63 Lindbergh
Berg, A. Scott
New York Putnam 1998 0399144498 / 9780399144493 First Hardback Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean dark blue boards with black cloth spine, silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blue endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with many black and white photographs. 628 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Nice clean book and jacket - collectible quality. From one of America's most acclaimed biographers, here is the definitive life of one of the most legendary, controversial, and enigmatic figures in American history--Charles A. Lindbergh. National Book Award winner A. Scott Berg is the first and only writer to have been given unrestricted access to the massive Lindbergh archives--more than 2,000 boxes of personal papers, including reams of unpublished letters and diaries--and to be allowed freely to interview Lindbergh's friends, colleagues, and family members, including his children and his widow, Anne Morrow Lindbergh. 027865

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64 Atlantis: The Eighth Continent
Berlitz, Charles
New York G. P. Putnam's 1984 0-399-12892-1 / 9780399128929 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean black boards with black cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Tiny bump to lower front board edge, no other wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrated throughout with photographs, drawings and maps. 223 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one very small closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Ancient History. 010099

Price: 10.00 USD
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Wedding of the Waters The Erie Canal and the Making of a Great Nation, Bernstein, Peter L.
65 Wedding of the Waters The Erie Canal and the Making of a Great Nation
Bernstein, Peter L.
New York W. W. Norton & Company 2005 0393052338 / 9780393052336 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
As new first edition, first printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige boards with light blue spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Two-page map of the canal in 1825. 448 pages with index. Clean, crisp dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027382

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Invasion of Canada 1812-1813, Berton, Pierre
66 The Invasion of Canada 1812-1813
Berton, Pierre
Little, Brown 1980 0316092169 / 9780316092166 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in original dust jacket. Clean ivory boards with orange cloth spine, gold lettering on spine; blind-stamped decoration on cover. 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 bookplates. Illustrated with maps by Geoffrey Matthews. 363 pages with index. Dust jacket has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine ends (under 1/8"), price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. To a small number of American leaders in the summer of 1812, the invasion and annexation of Canada seemed to be, as Thomas Jefferson confidently predicted, "a mere matter of marching." Yet two years later when this "War of 1812" was abandoned on the bloody banks of the River Raisin, the only Americans left on Canadian soil were prisoners of war, three entire American armies had been forced to surrender (one without every having fired a shot), and the British suddenly controlled all of Michigan as well as most of present-day Indiana and Ohio. In this vivid account of the war's first year and of the events leading up to it, Pierre Berton rescues a half-forgotten chapter from the story of Canadian-American relations and turns it into an engrossing, historically accurate narrative that reads like a fast-paced novel. Drawing on personal memoirs, soldiers' diaries, and official dispatches, berton portrays all sides of the men who fought the war. 026752

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Reaching for Glory: Lyondon Johnson's Secret White House Tapes, 1964-1965, Beschloss, Michael
67 Reaching for Glory: Lyondon Johnson's Secret White House Tapes, 1964-1965
Beschloss, Michael
New York Simon & Schuster 2001 0-684-80408-5 / 9780684804088 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean dust jacket. Very clean pale blue/white boards with blue spine, bright silver 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. 474 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Large 8vo. Political. 013222

Price: 12.00 USD
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68 Looking For Dilmun
Bibby, Geoffrey
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1969 First Hard Cover Very Good Good+ Jacket 
Clean burgundy cloth boards with gold stamped decoration on cover, gold stamped lettering on spine. Slight bumping to corner tips, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 383 pgs. + index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has edge chips and small closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Ancient History. 010617

Price: 12.00 USD
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Tales of Soldiers & Civilians, Bierce, Ambrose
69 Tales of Soldiers & Civilians
Bierce, Ambrose
New York Heritage Press 1943 First Hardcover Near Fine Good+ Jacket Paul Landacre, Illustrator 
Nice clean unworn book in original slipcase, with Heritage "Sandglass" pamphlet laid in. Clean illustrated gray paper-covered boards with blue cloth spine, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping, fading 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. Edited with an Introduction by Joseph Henry Jackson; Illustrated with wood engravings by Paul Landacre. 222 pages. Slipcase is clean but faded, no racking, a few small edge chips. 026930

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Libyan Arena: The United States, Britain, and the Council of Foreign Ministers, 1945-1948, BIlls, Scott L.
70 The Libyan Arena: The United States, Britain, and the Council of Foreign Ministers, 1945-1948
BIlls, Scott L.
Kent, Ohio/London The Kent State University Press 1997 0-87338-511-X / 9780873385114 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean dust jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with bright 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 bookplates. 209 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Middle East. 012048

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Timber Beast, Binns, Archie
71 The Timber Beast
Binns, Archie
New York Charles Scribner 1944 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with "A" on copyright page) in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean yellow boards with green lettering on cover and spine. Slight wear at top spine edge. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 345 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story set amidst loggers and timber growers in the Pacific Northwest, contrasting the old and new generations' way of managing timber - with romance, history and adventure thrown in for good measure. 025380

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Japanese Enlightenment - A Study of the Writings of Fukuzawa Yukichi, Blacker, Carmen
72 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

Price: 25.00 USD
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Fear, War and the Bomb - Military and Political Consequences of Atomic Energy, Blackett, P.M.S.
73 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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Gettysburg - The Pictures and the Story, Blocher, David
74 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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75 Presidential Anecdotes
Boller, Paul F., Jr.
New York/Oxford Oxford University Press 1981 0-19-502915-1 / 9780195029154 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Dark turquoise endpapers. P/O name on front free endpaper. Pages are bright and clean. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, with very small (1/16") closed tear at top rear edge, and a mere hint of wear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Political. 004564

Price: 12.00 USD
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Mussolini - The Wild Man of Europe, Bond, John
76 Mussolini - The Wild Man of Europe
Bond, John
Washington DC Independent Publishing Co. 1929 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine, clean unworn paste-on illustration on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 206 pp. Illustrated with black and white plates. 021006

Price: 15.00 USD
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His Name Was Raoul Wallenberg, Borden, Louise W.
77 His Name Was Raoul Wallenberg
Borden, Louise W.
Houghton Mifflin 2012 0618507558 / 9780618507559 First Trade Cloth Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in as new condition with clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean mustard yellow cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blue endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Profusely illustrated with color and black and white photographs. 136 pages. Clean crisp dust jacket is unworn, no chips, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. True inspirational story for young people about a hero who made a difference during the Nazi occupation of Hungary. 026001

Price: 25.00 USD
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Boswell for the Defence 1769-1774, Boswell, James (William K. Wimsatt, Jr. and Frederick A. Pottle, Editors)
78 Boswell for the Defence 1769-1774
Boswell, James (William K. Wimsatt, Jr. and Frederick A. Pottle, Editors)
New York McGraw-Hill 1959 First Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean blue boards with dark blue cloth spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-decorated endpapers, blue top-stained upper page edges. Small previous owner name and place in upper left corner of front fixed endpaper (beneath dust jacket flap). Illustrations and two fold-out maps (Edinburgh and London). 396 pages with index. Clean bright jacket is not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), has small chip at base of rear panel, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025069

Price: 25.00 USD
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79 Lady of Roanoke
Bothwell, Jean
New York Holt Rinehart Winston 1965 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Very clean brown boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean blue endpapers. 255 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, price clipped, with one small spot of surface wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 010437

Price: 20.00 USD
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Land of High Horizons - An Intimate Interpretation of the The Great Smokies, Bowman, Elizabeth Skaggs
80 Land of High Horizons - An Intimate Interpretation of the The Great Smokies
Bowman, Elizabeth Skaggs
Kingsport, Tennessee Southern Publishers, Inc. 1948 Fifth Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean hardcover book, SIGNED by the author, in original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with dark blue lettering, gold line decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page as follows: "Inscribed to Josephine Seikel with good wishes and the hope that you will enjoy this armchair trip through the Great Smokies - Sincerely, Elizabeth S. Bowman." Illustrated with wonderful black and white photographs. 212 pages. Clean dust jacket is illustrated by Carlos C. Campbell, showing a view from Mt. LeConte--looking across the vast Greenbrier wilderness area to Mt. Guyot, Mt. Chapman and other high peaks. Jacket has slight edge wear, a few very small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The beauty, history, geology, legends and traditions of the Great Smoky Mountains. 027171

Price: 30.00 USD
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