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Jubilee Jim: The Life of Colonel James Fisk, Jr., Fuller, Robert H.
81 Jubilee Jim: The Life of Colonel James Fisk, Jr.
Fuller, Robert H.
New York MacMillan 1928 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Hint of corner wear, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 566 pgs. Illustrated with drawings and frontis photo portrait of James Fisk. 8vo. Biography. 012383

Price: 14.00 USD
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Wine into Words: A History and Bibliography of Wine Books in the English Language, Gabler, James M.
82 Wine into Words: A History and Bibliography of Wine Books in the English Language
Gabler, James M.
Baltimore, Maryland Bacchus Press Ltd 1985 0961352507 / 9780961352509 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight, pages are clean, dust-speckling to text block edges. Clean decorated endpapers - no names or bookplates. Foreword by Maynard A. Amerine. 403 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An indispensable source of information on whgat has been published on the subject of grapes, wines and related subjects in English. 027885

Price: 18.00 USD
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Camphor, Garford, James
83 Camphor
Garford, James
London Faber and Faber 1960 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition of author's first book in clean unchipped jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with red 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. 207 pp. Clean unchipped dustjacket with no tears, price clip at lower corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This novel is an intelligent and subtle study of a many-sided personality. 019989

Price: 20.00 USD
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You Can Master Life, Gilkey, James Gordon
84 You Can Master Life
Gilkey, James Gordon
New York Macmillan 1934 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, published September, 1934 in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean burgundy red cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names,writing or marks. 186 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (1.75 at to of front inside flap), small corner clip at bottom of front inside flap. Age-toning to spine, slight age-toning to front and rear panel; very shallow wear at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Very scarce book - a guide to mastering the problems of life by pastor of the South Congregational Church of Springfield, Massachusetts who was a regular speaker at many of the colleges and preparatory schools throughout the East. Dr. Gilkey was one of the first ministers in New England to send out sermons by radio - from 1923 to 1932 the morning service from his church was broadcastregularly through Stations WBZ and WBZA. 025129

Price: 500.00 USD
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Legends Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares (Volume II), Goodhue, Jim; Livingston, Phil; Close, Pat; Simmons, Diane C.; Holmes, Frank
85 Legends Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares (Volume II)
Goodhue, Jim; Livingston, Phil; Close, Pat; Simmons, Diane C.; Holmes, Frank
Colorado Springs, CO Western Horseman 1998 0911647309 / 9780911647303 Seventh Printing Paperback Very Good+ 
Clean softcover book with color illustrated cover, measures 8-1/2" x 11, 168 pgs. No creasing or chipping; bindings are tight, pages are clean. Profusely illustrated with black & white photographs. 191 pgs. Lists pedigrees and halter and performance records, progeny records of legendary Quarter Horses, and a story detailing each horse's life. Horses included in this volume include: Clabber; Driftwood; Easy Jet; Grey Badger II; Jessie James; Jet Deck; Joe Bailey P-4 (Gonzalez); Joe Bailey (Weatherford); King's Pistol; Lena's Bar; Lightning Bar; Lucky Blanton; Midnight; Midnight Jr.; Moon Deck; My Texas Dandy; Oklahoma Star P-6; Oklahoma Star Jr.; Peter McCue; Rocket Bar; Skipper W; Sugar Bars; Traveler. 018281

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Percentage of the Take: A Classic Case of Big-City Corruption, Goodman, Walter
86 A Percentage of the Take: A Classic Case of Big-City Corruption
Goodman, Walter
New York Farrar Straus Giroux 1971 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold 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. 226 pgs. with index. Illustrated with eight pages of photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Fascinating account of the rapid rise and fall of the former close friend of NYC Mayor John Lindsay, who served for an incredible term as New York's Commissioner of Water Supply, Gas and Electricity. 8vo. True Crime. 016742

Price: 25.00 USD
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87 Pine, Stream & Prairie: Wisconsin and Minnesota in Profile
Gray, James
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1945 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean gold cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks, clean endpapers. Illustrated with photographs and fold-out map in excellent condition. 312 pgs. + index. 8vo. Natural History. 011585

Price: 15.00 USD
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Pine, Stream and Prairie: Wisconsin and Minnesota in Profile, Gray, James
88 Pine, Stream and Prairie: Wisconsin and Minnesota in Profile
Gray, James
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1945 First Hard Cover Near FIne Good+ Jacket 
Very clean golden cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean fold-out map at front of book in excellent condition. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. 312 pgs. + index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has edge chipping and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Comprehensive book covering the hunting, fishing, resources, politics and influential people in the history of Minnesota and Wisconsin. 8vo. Minnesota. 011749

Price: 22.00 USD
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89 The Man Who Invented Hollywood: The Autobiography of D. W. Griffith
Griffith, D. W. (Edited and Annotated By James Hart - Foreword By Frank Capra)
Louisville, KY Touchstone Publishing 1972 0-87963-001-9 / 9780879630010 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean white cloth boards (hint of edge browning) with black & white photographs on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square. Clean black endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 170 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Dustjacket is very lightly soiled, not price clipped, but has some closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. No printing stated. A memoir and some notes, including the unfinished autobiography of the film master. 8-1/2 x 11". 009545

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Concise Encyclopedia of Modern World Literature, Grigson, Geoffrey
90 The Concise Encyclopedia of Modern World Literature
Grigson, Geoffrey
New York Hawthorn Books, Inc. 1963 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Slipcase Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold endpapers. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 512 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean gold paper covered slipcase has no cracking or wear. A fantastic reference for the reader of modern fiction and literature--with information and photographs on the writings and lives of famous authors such as G. K. Chesterton, Joseph Conrad, Ray Bradbury, John Galsworthy, Albert Camus, Saul Bellow, Franz Kafka, Henry James, T. E. Lawrence, Jack Kerouac and hundreds more. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Literature. 008974

Price: 20.00 USD
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Talking with Michener, Grobel, Lawrence
91 Talking with Michener
Grobel, Lawrence
University Press Of Mississippi 1999 1578061393 / 9781578061396 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with darker black faux leather spine with gold lettering. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright (small remainder dot on bottom page edges). Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 269 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024385

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Odd Number: Thirteen Tales by Guy de Maupassant, Guy de Maupassant
92 The Odd Number: Thirteen Tales by Guy de Maupassant
Guy de Maupassant
New York Harper & Brothers 1889 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Very attractive decorated binding. Clean dark blue cloth boards with silver decoration, gold lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spots of wear to corner tips. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. Translation by Jonathan Sturges. Introduction by Henry James. 226 pages. 028073

Price: 40.00 USD
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Mid-Pacific, Hall, James Norman
93 Mid-Pacific
Hall, James Norman
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1928 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition, with 1928 on title page and copyright page. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine (very slight wear to gold lettering on spine). Pinhead size spot of wear-through at base of spine. Two very faint water spots at base of front board. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 299 pages. Author's adventures and life experiences in many places and positions, both glamorous and not, written while he was living in Tahiti. 027377

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Far Lands, Hall, James Norman
94 The Far Lands
Hall, James Norman
Boston Little Brown 1950 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
Stated first edition in unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Hint of light surface wear to corners, no fraying, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 325 pgs. with glossary. Bright color illustrated dustjacket (design by Nicholas Mordvinoff) is not price clipped, has two chips at top left panel edge (one is nearly 1" in depth), tiny chips at top and bottom spine edge, slight horizontal crease near base of front panel. Enclosed in new removable mylar cover. 015273

Price: 12.00 USD
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HARD AGROUND, Hall, James W
95 HARD AGROUND
Hall, James W
New York Delacorte Press 1993 0385307977 / 9780385307970 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author in clean unclipped jacket. Clean green boards with maroon cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean red endpapers; no previous owner markings. Signed by author on half-title page. 360 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020035

Price: 25.00 USD
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In the Brave Days of Old - A Story of Adventure in the Time of King James the First, Hall, Ruth
96 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

Price: 50.00 USD
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Collecting Wine: You and Your Cellar, Halliday, James
97 Collecting Wine: You and Your Cellar
Halliday, James
Australia HarperCollins 1998 0732265282 / 9780732265281 Revised Paperback Fine 
Very clean trade paperback (size approx. 6" x 9-1/4"). No creasing, chipping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color and black & white photographs. 188 pages with index. Australia's foremost wine expert and wine writer, James Halliday, offers his best advice on collecting, storing and enjoying fine wine. 027775

Price: 10.00 USD
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American Authors and Their Homes: Personal Descriptions and Interviews, Halsey, Francis Whiting
98 American Authors and Their Homes: Personal Descriptions and Interviews
Halsey, Francis Whiting
New York James Pott & Co. 1901 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean olive green ribbed cloth boards with stamped decoration, Gilt and pink stamped decoration, gilt lettering and gilt title box on spine. Gilt top page edges. No fraying, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date on front free endpaper. Frontis photograph with printed tissue guard ( Interior of Author's Club in the Carnegie Building, New York). Additional photograph plates throughout of author's homes, including Henry Van Dyke, Frank R. Stockton, John Burroughs, Ernest Seton-Thompson and more. 302 pgs. with index. 8vo. Authors. 008892

Price: 15.00 USD
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American Authors and Their Homes, Halsey, Francis Whiting (Editor)
99 American Authors and Their Homes
Halsey, Francis Whiting (Editor)
New York James Pott 1901 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Stated First Impression, September 15, 1901. Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - JA monogram on cover). Clean ribbed blue cloth boards with gold and white decoration on cover, stamped gold lettering on cover and spine, small gold decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Eighteen photogravure illustrations, including frontispiece with clean tissue guard. 302 pages with index. 024951

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Star and the Cross - Essays on jewish-Christian Relations, Hargrove, Katharine T. (Editor)
100 The Star and the Cross - Essays on jewish-Christian Relations
Hargrove, Katharine T. (Editor)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin Bruce Publishing 1966 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition in dustjacket, presentation copy SIGNED by Katharine T. Hargrove. Clean charcoal gray cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by Hargrove on front free endpaper: "Knowing you, Helmet Brownie, I trust you to understand all the joy in the past, all the happiness in the present, all the hope for the future, continues in my love - Katharine T. Hargrove." 318 pages with index. Dustjacket has small corner clip but price is still intact (6.75), light soiling (white paint brush mark near spine fold) and a few small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Edited by Mother Katharine Hargrove, Professor of Theology at Manhattanville College in New York, the essays are cotnributed by such distinguished Jewish and Christian scholars and writers as Oscar Handlin, Jules Isaac, Thomas Merton, Guenter Lewy, James O'Gara, Rabbi Marc Tanenbaum, Dr. Joseph L. Lichten, and Robert Hoyt. 022721

Price: 20.00 USD
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