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The Possessions of a Lady, Gash,  Jonathan
61 The Possessions of a Lady
Gash, Jonathan
New York Viking 1996 0670869333 / 9780670869336 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with brown spine, blue metallic lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 324 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (21.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A Lovejoy mystery. This time Lovejoy has a fling with a rich and adulterous fashion plate which ends when she has him bounced from her show. He has a new apprentice, the lovely Lydia, and gets involved helping his old friend Tinker search for a missing seventeen-year-old girl. A fun trip through the seductive, treacherous world of sex, antiques, high fashion and the deep, muddy waters of murder. 022705

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Rio, Gibson, Hugh
62 Rio
Gibson, Hugh
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1937 First Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean dark blue cloth boards with green title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, illustrated with maps. 264 pgs. illustrated with black & white plates. Stunning photographic dustjacket has small price clip at top corner of front inside flap, several smallish edge chips, slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A gorgeous panorama, with viwtas and close-ups, of the world's most beautiful harbor city, written by a brilliant writer and Pan-American Diplomat of the time. 018557

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Agatha Christie - The Woman and Her Mysteries, Gill, Gillian
63 Agatha Christie - The Woman and Her Mysteries
Gill, Gillian
New York The Free Press 1990 0-02-911702-X / 9780029117026 First Hardcover Near Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean unfaded black boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis photo portrait of Dame Agatha. 243 pgs. with index. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A sensitive and revealing look at Agatha Christie as both a woman and a writer, the author probes the mysterious private life and motivations of one of the best selling authors of all time. 017680

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Our Man in the Kitchen, Goldberg, Hyman (formerly Prudence Penny)
64 Our Man in the Kitchen
Goldberg, Hyman (formerly Prudence Penny)
New York Odyssey Press 1964 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket William Hogarth, Illustrator 
In original dust jacket. No edition stated. Clean yellow boards with orange corners and spine, black lettering with green border. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Delightfully illustrated with drawings by William Hogarth. 386 pages with index. Clean dustjacket has a few small edge nicks and tiny closed edge tears, clipped at lower corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 411 recipes, including recipes for ten complete dinner parties. Gourmet cooking made easy to prepare and easy to afford. Peppered with 255 anecdotes, jokes, facts and fancies to make time in the kitchen fun. 021733

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Forgotten Pioneer, Golden, Harry
65 Forgotten Pioneer
Golden, Harry
Cleveland / New York World Publishing 1963 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Leonard Vosburgh, Illustrator 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped dustjacket. Beige cloth boards with small illustration in brown on cover and spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Offset (brown shadow) to a few pages from an enclosed newspaper article reviewing the book. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by Leonard Vosburgh. 157 pp. + bibliography. Clean illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of the old-time pack peddlers who walked the countryside in America from the earliest beginnings of our country until the mid-1920's. 020777

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The Quotable Billy Graham, Graham, Billy (Cort T. Flint and Staff, editors)
66 The Quotable Billy Graham
Graham, Billy (Cort T. Flint and Staff, editors)
Anderson, South Carolina Droke House 1966 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition, in original unclipped dust jacket that fits around clean original slipcase. Clean blue-black cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Blue endpapers. Small return address label and hand-written name at top edge of front free endpaper. 258 pages. Dust jacket has several short closed edge tears, very light soiling. Clean blue slipcase is unworn. A history of Billy Graham's spoken words, and also his written words (some published here for the first time)--his thoughts, wisdom and advice, all arranged alphabetically for quick reference, with a complete index and biographical sketch. 027853

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Signature of Time, Gray, Frances Angevine
67 Signature of Time
Gray, Frances Angevine
Portland, Maine House of Falmouth, Inc. 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
Clean sage green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Affectionately INSCRIBED and SIGNED to a friend on the front free endpaper. 46 pgs. Pages are bright and clean with faint brown shadow from newspaper clipping about author on front free endpaper (included). Dust jacket is quite clean (a few very faint spots), not price clipped; small chip (size of pea) near base of spine, small closed edge tear near top of spine (under 3/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 005643

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The Time of Change, Grebenc, Lucile
68 The Time of Change
Grebenc, Lucile
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1938 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with black illustration and lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Hint of slightest surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 268 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very slight edge wear and several very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A saga of the War of 1812 as it affected the life of a young woman and the two brothers who loved her. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 013159

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The Lone Star Ranger, Grey, Zane
69 The Lone Star Ranger
Grey, Zane
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1915 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in clean bright original dust jacket. Very clean brown cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name, date, and tiny paper fragment on front free endpaper. 373 pages. Clean jacket has shallow chipping to top and bottom spine edges and corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An adventurous story of the vast cattle reaches of Texas during the 1870's, a time of rustlers, gunfighters and outlaws. 022085

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In the Time of the Bells, Gripe, Maria
70 In the Time of the Bells
Gripe, Maria
New York Delacorte Press 1976 0-440-04012-3 First Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket Harald Gripe, Illustrator 
Scarce clean copy of this book in original dustjacket. Very clean beige boards with clean unfaded blue cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean green endpapers; NO names, writing or bookplates. 208 pgs. Translated from the Swedish by Sheila La Farge. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with some soiling to spine and very light soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018268

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In the Brave Days of Old - A Story of Adventure in the Time of King James the First, Hall, Ruth
71 In the Brave Days of Old - A Story of Adventure in the Time of King James the First
Hall, Ruth
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1898 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Dark blue cloth boards with red and gold decoration (three swords) on cover, red and gold decoration, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (neatly penned previous owner name, date and place on front free endpaper (1899). Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard by Frank T. Merrill. Preface by the author. 334 pages. Scarce book. 022383

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Woman in the Dark: A Novel of Dangerous Romance, Hammett, Dashiell
72 Woman in the Dark: A Novel of Dangerous Romance
Hammett, Dashiell
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1988 0-394-57269-6 / 9780394572697 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean gray boards with clean red cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 76 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Photo of Dashiell Hammett on rear panel in his "Thin Man" pose. First published in Liberty magazine in 1933, "Woman in the Dark" disappeared, resurfacing in the 1950s in a pulp paperback edition. Here it appears in hardover for the first time, with an appreciation by Robert B. Parker, the author of the celebrated Spenser series of novels. 6" x 8-1/2". Mystery. 017222

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Dashiell Hammett: A Daughter Remembers, Hammett, Jo; Julie M. Rivett
73 Dashiell Hammett: A Daughter Remembers
Hammett, Jo; Julie M. Rivett
New York Carroll & Graf 2001 0786708921 / 9780786708925 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Clean cream boards with burgundy spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Small remainder mark on bottom page edges - no other marks. Clean burgundy endpapers. Liberally illustrated with outstanding photographs of Dashiell Hammett, Lillian Hellman, Daughter Jo, and others of the time period. Printed on quality glossy paper.172 pages. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (30.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021856

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74 Islands at the Edge of Time: A Journey to America's Barrier Islands
Hansen, Gunnar
Island Press 1993 1-55963-251-8 / 9781559632515 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean brown boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 222 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings and maps. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Travel. 010979

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No Enemy But Time, Harris, William C.
75 No Enemy But Time
Harris, William C.
New York St. Martin's Press 2002 0-312-26980-3 / 9780312269807 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean dark green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 276 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 013705

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V.V.'s Eyes, Harrison, Henry Sydnor
76 V.V.'s Eyes
Harrison, Henry Sydnor
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1913 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket R.M. Crosby, illustrator 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original dust jacket illustrated by R. M. Crosby. Beige-green cloth boards with green lettering and line border on cover, green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, some fading to upper corner of rear board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; faint previous owner name on back of frontispiece. Four illustrations by R.M. Crosby. Dustjacket is quite clean, has edge chipping and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel concerning the position of women in society, factory conditions, and charitable giving, with a beautiful heroine, who is learning for the first time in her life that things are not always what they seem. 021683

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Bird Hiking, Hausman, Leon Augustus
77 Bird Hiking
Hausman, Leon Augustus
New Brunswick Rutgers University Press 1948 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket Harold Minton, Illustrator 
First Edition in dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with blue cloth spine, white lettering on spine. No fraying or wear-through to cloth boards. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, and endpapers are intact. Tasteful bookplate and previous owner name and date on front pastedown. Illustrations by Harold Minton. 107 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, has v-shaped chip at top of rear panel (2" at deepest point), small chip at base of rear panel near spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A charming, informal and practical book which is an adventure in enjoyment not only of the sight of birds, but of the countryside or parks in which they live; of the flowers, vines, bushes, and trees among which they move or nest; of the animals and insects that are their neighbors; and of the smells and sounds and colors that surround them. Also practical suggestions concerning time, place, dress, and equipment. 025299

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A Pioneer Through Time, Heilig, Matthias R.
78 A Pioneer Through Time
Heilig, Matthias R.
New York The American Press 1963 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Orange cloth boards are clean, with crisp black lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks, top of pages (top text block edge) has faint water stain. 314 pages. Dust jacket has very slight soiling to rear panel (faint water mark at top edge), one short closed edge tear, tiny chip at base of rear panel edge, size of match head. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The hero of this intriguing novel is literally immortal, a Stone Age man who, through some mysterious agency, is destined to live from his time to our own, traveling through all of humanity's past experiments in civilization. 027400

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79 A Tract of Time
Hempstone, Smith
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1966 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
fFirst Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean black cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. This book was misbound at publisher's, with cover boards flipped over, and title appearing on rear cover. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 271 pgs. Dustjacket is clean, not price clipped, but has some rubbing to rear panel, 1" closed tear at spine fold, slight edgewear. Enclosed in new mylar cover. A novel set in Vietnam in 1963 - a fictional tale that is essentially true, for it is based on Smith Hempstone's firsthand experience as a soldier and as a foreign correspondent for the Chicago Daily News, not only in Vietnam but also in Korea, Algeria, Cyprus, the Congo and Malaysia, where men have died alone and full of fear. 009393

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Bonaparte in Egypt, Herold, J. Christopher
80 Bonaparte in Egypt
Herold, J. Christopher
New York Harper & Row 1962 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, slight fading to edges. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with decorated endpapers (small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper). Preface by the author. Illustrated with maps, black and white plates. 424 pages with index + "About the Author" on last page. Clean dust jacket has slight edge wear, not price clipped, tiny loss from chipping at top and bottom spine edges (1/16"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The French expedition to Egypt which Bonapart launched in 1798 was one of the most exciting, most harrowing, most futile, and yet most fruitful adventures in modern times, and the three years of occupation left a lasting mark on Egypt. With the armed forces came a group of experts--the so-called Scientific and Artistic Commission--which included some of the most brilliant scholars and scientists of the time. In incredibly adverse circumstances, these men put their talents at the service of the army of occupation, of Egypt, and of knowledge. It was they who discovered the glories of ancient Egypt, who studied for the first time the colossal ruins of Luxor and Karnak as well as the Rosetta Stone, who surveyed the Isthmus of Suez with a view to building a canal, and who collected enough data to fill nine large volumes of text and fourteen volumes of plates. It was because of them that the expedition was something more than a futile and criminal waste of lives. 027980

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