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1 A Medic Fortyniner
McClure Press 1974-01-01 Unknown Binding Read but in very good condition Unknown Binding 
Blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering, Book is clean, text is bright and unmarked and the binding is tight. Brick and mortar bookshop since 1975! 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2 Memory of Lincoln
Boston Small Maynard & Co., 1899 First Edition  Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 
1st edition, Poems selected with an introduction by M.A. DeWolfe Howe. 65 pages, 6 3/4". Frontis is 1859 portrait by A. Hessler, blue cloth with white decoration and lettering that is rubbed on front and faded from spine, one page spread discolored from newsprint insert, overall good+, Poetry-patriotic Abraham Lincoln J.R.Lowell Walt Whitman H.Melville J.G.Whittier  
Price: 18.00 USD
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3 Mr. Gladstone: A Monograph
NY NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1898, NY 1898-01-01 First Edition Unknown Binding Good Unknown Binding 
178 pages, green cloth over boards with gilt titles. Ex-library with usual light markings, boards edgeworn and rubbed, corners curved, fore edge margins damp stained, scattered light foxing. in stock 
Price: 18.00 USD
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4 The Story of Alex. Brown & Sons, Volume I (2nd Ed.) - 1800-1925, Volume 2 (1st Ed.) - 1925-1950 (Two Volumes in One)
Baltimore Baltimore: , 1950 1950 Unknown Binding Used: Very Good none Unknown Binding 
Cronology, Color frontispiece, numerous B&W plates, brown cloth over boards, gilt lettering on spine and cover, History of prominent Baltimore company, 1800-1950, slight edgewear, owner label on inside front cover, text fine, in stock 
Price: 7.75 USD
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5 (Osbaldeston, Squire). Cuming, E.D.; editor SQUIRE OSBALDESTON: HIS AUTOBIOGRAPHY. Edited, with Commentary, by E.D. Cuming. Introduction by Sir Theodore Cook. With Sixteen Illustrations in Colour, and Seventy-five in Black and White, and a Map.
London: John Lane The Bodley Head Limited / New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1926). 1926-01-01 Hardcover Used: Acceptable Hardcover 
11 inches, lv + 260 pages plus ads, reprint July 1926, introduction by Sir Theodore Cook, sixteen color plates--largely of foxhunting scenes, 75 in black and white with many of horses and hounds, large folding map is Combe's Leicestershire and surrounding country, index, tan cloth over boards with brown title and illustration on lower portion of backstrip. Boards are damptstained and puckered, inner dampstains are scattered and confined to upper, lower and spine margins. Brick and mortar bookshop since 1975! 
Price: 35.00 USD
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6 1916- Mi Mi Khaing Burmese Family
see notes for publisher info 1962 Hardcover Used: Good Hardcover 
White pictorial dust jacket, white cloth over boards, gold spine titles and cover art, illustrated by E. G. N. Kinch, dust jacket has shelf wear, age tan, edge wear with tearing, book cover has age discoloration, content clean with tight binding. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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7 A. Stevens Madame de Stael: A Study of Her Life and Times, 2 vols.
London John Murray 1881 Used: Good 
367 + 373 pages, engraved frontis in each volume, top page edges gilt, marbled endpapers, rose cloth and three-fourths burgundy morocco over boards with gilt spine titles and decorations, five raised bands. Boards lightly soiled and rubbed, corners worn to board, spine edges worn with some chipping, outer hinge open two inches at upper edge on vol. II, bookplate on front fixed endpapers, pages slightly age toned, otherwise contents very good and bindings are tight. Brick and mortar bookshop since 1975! 
Price: 70.00 USD
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8 A.G. Gardiner Prophets, Priests, and Kings
J.M. Dent & Son Ltd., London 1914 Hardcover Used: Very Good Hardcover 
revised edition, 7 inches, 341 pages, portraits by Clive Gardiner, biogrphical sketches, decorated endpapers, brown cloth over boards with gilt spine title. A title in The Wayfarer's Library series. Two inches darkened along upper edge of rear board, free endpapers have glue shadow, otherwise near fine. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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9 Adams, Evangeline The Bowl of Heaven
Dodd, Mead & Co. 1928-01-01 Hardcover Used: Good Hardcover 
275 pages, frontis portrait, deep blue cloth over boards with gilt titles and stars. Autobiographical sketches by one who has been described as "America's first astrological superstar." Boards rubbed and lightly soiled, extremities worn and frayed, hinges weakened with webbing visible at endpapers, two pages darkened from laid-in newsprint, otherwise contents very good. Brick and mortar bookshop since 1975! 
Price: 30.00 USD
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10 Alan. Barr VICTORIAN STAGE PULPITEER.
Univ Georgia Press, 1973 Hardcover Used: Very Good Has shelf wear Hardcover 
Maroon cloth over boards, gilt spine titles, cream dust jacket in protective mylar,dust jacket has some shelf/edge wear and wavy top edge,book and content very good condition. Brick and mortar bookshop since 1975! 
Price: 10.00 USD
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11 Alexander Staveley Hill From home to home: Autumn wanderings in the Northwest, in the years 1881, 1882, 1883, 1884
Argonaut Press 1966 Hardcover Used: Very Good Hardcover 
432 pages, green cloth over boards, dark green cloth spine, red spine titles and cover art, fold out maps, illustrated from sketches by Mrs. Staveley Hill and photos by author, very good condition with some edge wear, slight soiling. 
Price: 29.00 USD
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12 Alice Hubbard Life lessons; Truths Concerning People Who Have Lived [Susan B. Anthony, David Swing, Mary Wollstonecraft, Robert Louis Stevenson, Friedrich Froebel, Henry D. Thoreau, Elizabeth Cady Stanton]
East Aurora, NY E. Aurora NY: Roycrofters 1909 Leather Bound Used: Good Leather Bound 
probable first---no additional printings noted, 194 pages, frontis, seven portraits, text in black and red ink with green decorative accents throughout, title page, initials and ornaments designed by Dard Hunter, brown paper and seude leather over boards with spine gilt, slipcase. "There has been no attempt to write biography. In the seven subjects, the influence of the person upon life and the time has been the motive of the writing." ---from the author's foreword. Included are Susan B. Anthony, David Swing, Mary Wollstonecraft, Robert Louis Stevenson, Friedrich Froebel, Henry David Thoreau, Elizabeth Cady Stanton. The suede on the spine has several pieces missing with about 7/8 remaining, one page has 2-inch closed tear in bottom margin, pages browning, otherwise contents very good, slipcase is edge-worn and soiled. Brick and mortar bookshop since 1975! 
Price: 48.00 USD
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13 Alice Marble; Dale Leatherman Courting Danger: My Adventures in World-Class Tennis, Golden-Age Hollywood, and High-Stakes Spying
St Martins Pr 1991-05-01 031205839X / 9780312058395 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Acceptable very good jkt. Hardcover Signed
signed by Dale Leatherman on title page, 255 pages, photos, index, blue paper and beige cloth over boards, illustrated dustjacket. Lower fourth of pages creased and/or wrinkled throughout with no tears or loss of text, jacket edges lightly worn. Brick and mortar bookshop since 1975! 
Price: 15.00 USD
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14 Allen C. Hansen Hole in the Doughnut: Growing Up in Metuchen in a Time of Innocence
privately published 2001 Softcover Used: Very Good Softcover 
169 pages, photos, illustrated card cover. Memoir of growing up in various New Jersey towns during the Great Depression and leading to WW II when he entered the Navy. Cover lightly soiled, contents fine. Brick and mortar bookshop since 1975! 
Price: 20.00 USD
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15 Allen S. Will Life of James Cardinal Gibbons.
John Murphy Company 1911  Hardcover Collectible: Very Good Hardcover 
Red cloth over beveled boards, gilt cover art and spine titles, frontispiece with tissue, 16 additional plates, 414 pages. Cover has some wear, edge wear, corners bumped, split at front endpapers, very slight foxing/discoloration.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 Andre De Hevesy The Discoverer: A New Narrative of the Life and Hazardous Adventures of the Genoese Christopher Columbus
NY The Macaulay Company 1928 First Edition Hardcover Used: Good Poor jkt Hardcover 
First Edition. 8vo - over 7 3/4 - 9 3/4 tall. translated from the French by Robert Coates, 285 pages, frontis, illustrations, appendix, bibliography, tan cloth over boards, pictorial dustjacket in mylar jacket, in stock 
Price: 13.00 USD
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17 Andre. Lamande Montaigne: Grave And Gay.
NY Henry Holt And Co 1928-01-01 First Edition Hardcover Used: Very Good Hardcover 
1st edition, Ink name, spine sunned & extremities some wear, otherwise Near Fine, Translated by Alfred van Duym, 6 B and W illustrations, 303 pages., Essayist Writer-French France-16th Century Literary biography Essays. in stock 
Price: 14.00 USD
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18 Andrew Meier The Lost Spy: An American in Stalin's Secret Service
W. W. Norton & Company 2009-08-10 0393335356 / 9780393335354 First Edition Softcover Collectible: Very Good Softcover Signed
inscriberd and signed by author on title page, 402 pages, photos, appendix of archival documents, notes, bibliography, index, illustrated card cover. Cover lightly edgeworn, upper corners slightly curved. For half a century, the case of Isaiah Oggins, a 1920s New York intellectual brutally murdered in 1947 on Stalin's orders, remaind hidden in the secret files of the Soviet and American intelligence services--a footnote buried in the rubble of the cold war. After 8 years of international sleuthing, Meier reveals the truth: Oggins was one of the first Americans to spy for the Soviets. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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19 Andrew Meier The Lost Spy: An American in Stalin's Secret Service
W. W. Norton & Company 2008-08-17 0393060977 / 9780393060973 First Edition Hardcover Collectible: Like New very good jkt. Hardcover 
402 pages, photos, copies of documnets, notes, bibliography, index, white and black paper over boards with gilt spine title, illustrated dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Price-clipped jacket lightly edgeworn, wrinkled at spine ends. The story of Cy Oggin, an early compatriot of Whittaker Chambers and Sidney Hook, is so exceptional that it could be mistaken for a thriller. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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20 Andy Kerr A Journey Amongst the Good and the Great
US Naval Institute Press 1987-05 0870213334 / 9780870213335 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover Signed
Signed with inscription, purple cloth over boards, black cloth spine, gilt spine titles, beige pictorial dust jacket, purple endpapers, 212 pages, black and white photos, slight shelf wear to jacket,split at content page gutter, otherwise near new with clean text and tight binding. Brick and mortar bookshop since 1975! 
Price: 14.00 USD
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