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Kahlil Gibran: A Self-Portrait, GIBRAN, Kahlil
121 GIBRAN, Kahlil Kahlil Gibran: A Self-Portrait
80484 New York The Citadel Press 1969 Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Stated Third "paperbound" Edition, 1969. The story of the life of poet Kahlil Gibran is told by means of sharing his letters to various correspondents from 1904 to 1930. Edited and with a translation into English from the Arabic and a biographical preface by Anthony R. Ferris. --- In brown paper-covered hardcovers with spine titling in dark brown. Jacket bears a night-time illustration of sheep resting under a crescent moon. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy lacking damages. Jacket with slightly sunned spine, retailer's sticker to flap, else nice and in old-style, removable Bro-dart protector.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall) ; 94 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Broken Wings, GIBRAN, Kahlil
122 GIBRAN, Kahlil The Broken Wings
80978 New York Castle Books/Citadel Press 1957 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A series of thoughtful reminiscences of the author's time with his long-lost first love, Selma Karamy. Translated from the Arabic by Anthony R. Ferris. --- This "Special Gift Edition" with gilt-stamped cover and spine titling on blue paper-covered boards. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- A clean, firm, sound copy but with slight wear to edges of covers.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 128 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Thoughts and Meditations, GIBRAN, Kahlil
123 GIBRAN, Kahlil Thoughts and Meditations
80486 New York The Citadel Press 1969 Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Stated Fourth "paperbound" Edition, 1969. Musings by the author of "The Prophet" on a variety of topics ranging from love and beauty to governmental and societal corruption. Edited and with a translation into English from the Arabic and a biographical preface by Anthony R. Ferris. --- In brown paper-covered hardcovers with spine titling in dark brown. Jacket bears an image of sunshine bursting through a thicket. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy lacking damages. Unclipped jacket with slightly sunned spine, else nice.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall) ; 128 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Life and Death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain, GIBSON, A. M.
124 GIBSON, A. M. The Life and Death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain
80997 Norman University of Oklahoma Press 1965 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
The author explores the mystery of the murder of Colonel Fountain and his son in New Mexico in 1896. With a couple of plates bearing black & white photos; as well as a map of southern New Mexico and the El Paso, Texas areas. --- A later printing, in full navy cloth-covered boards with titling stamped in silver on spine, top edge stained in pale orange. Price-clipped dust jacket with sketch of the imagined murder scene. --- With a few of spots of minor soiling to textblock fore-edge and rear endpaper, otherwise book is clean and bright and textblock is firm. Bright jacket with very slight soiling and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xi, 301 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Well-Tempered Angler, GINGRICH, Arnold
125 GINGRICH, Arnold The Well-Tempered Angler
81263 New York Alfred A. Knopf 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
A stated first edition of the author's witty musings on fly fishing. With an emphasis on his particular obsession, the use of ultra-light tackle. Includes delightful black & white drawings at chapter heads by John Groth; indexed. Arnold Gingrich was a founding editor of Esquire magazine, and served as its publisher for many years. --- In full rust cloth-covered boards with blindstamped leafy image and author initials to cover, titling and decorations in black and gilt on spine. Jacket with striking drawn portrait of the author, probably by Groth. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy but with a couple of specks of soiling to front cover. Unclipped jacket with slight yellowing to spine and a little toning to edges, else nice and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xii, 331, vii pages 
Price: 35.50 USD
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Anthony Trollope, GLENDINNING, Victoria
126 GLENDINNING, Victoria Anthony Trollope
78793 New York Alfred A. Knopf 1993 0394582683 / 9780394582689 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Stated First American Edition, copyright page. A comprehensive biography of the prolific Anthony Trollope by the noted literary biographer. Includes numerous b&w photos. --- In tan paper-covered boards backed in ivory cloth. --- With inkings to front endpapers, and touch of soiling to textblock fore-edge; else a bright, firm copy in similar, unclipped dust jacket. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xxiii, 551 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Paris to the Moon, GOPNIK, Adam
127 GOPNIK, Adam Paris to the Moon
74208 New York Random House 2000 0679444920 / 9780679444923 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
5th printing. In off-white covers with titling in gilt on spine. Interior with gift remarks, front free endpaper; otherwise a clean, bright copy. Dust jacket is in great shape, bears orig. $24.95 flap price. A series of essays by New Yorker staff writer, who, with his young family, moved to Paris. ; 8vo 8" - 10" tall; 338 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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The Story of One Hundred Symphonic Favorites, GRABBE, Paul
128 GRABBE, Paul The Story of One Hundred Symphonic Favorites
80224 New York Grosset & Dunlap 1940 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A compact volume presenting a brief sketch of the composer and tidbits about the writing of 100 cherished symphonic works, each with a Guide to Listening. Indexed. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with titling gilt-stamped on cover and spine. No particular edition number was observed. --- With a whitish discolored spot and prior owner's signature to front free endpaper, else a sound, clean copy.; 24mo (5 to 6 in. tall); xx, 300 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Rest of the Story: The odyssey of a modern woman, GRAHAM, Sheilah
129 GRAHAM, Sheilah The Rest of the Story: The odyssey of a modern woman
75747 New York Coward-McCann, Inc. 1964 Hardcover Good+ in Good dust jacket 
Hollywood insider's second memoir. With a section of b&w plates. Likely first edition. Clean and unmarked but with some fading to cover edges. Jacket with some bleeding from cover cloth, a few chips and tears; orig. $4.95 flap price intact. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 317 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Ways of Escape, GREENE, Graham
130 GREENE, Graham Ways of Escape
71935 New York Simon and Schuster 1980 0671412191 / 9780671412197 First Thus; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Author's second autobiography, focusing on travels and people in his life. In nice shape, published in full maroon cloth covers. 2-3 sm marks, front free endpaper, otherwise interior crisp, clean and unmarked; light stains, edges. Dust wrapper excellent, has priceclipped front flap & bears publisher's price sticker. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Less Than a Treason: Hemingway in Paris, GRIFFIN, Peter
131 GRIFFIN, Peter Less Than a Treason: Hemingway in Paris
77184 New York Oxford University Press 1990 019505332X / 9780195053326 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. In this work, Mr. Griffin examines the life of Hemingway in Paris, along with his wife Hadley and follows his earlier Hemingway work: 'Along With Youth'. The title is a reference to an included Robert Frost poem bemoaning the loss of a love. Includes a section of b&w photos. With endnotes and index. --- In light blue quarter cloth over light blue paper-covered boards; titling on spine in black. Jacket with Helen Breaker photo of Hemingway on front. --- Near Fine copy: clean, bright and unmarked but with foxing to top edge. Unclipped jacket has minor rubbing.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; viii, 197 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Norman Rockwell Illustrator, GUPTILL, Arthur L.
132 GUPTILL, Arthur L. Norman Rockwell Illustrator
76871 New York Watson-Guptill Publications 1972 0070252130 / 9780070252134 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Stated Seventh Printing, 1972. A wide-ranging depiction of both the life of the great painter, and some of his artwork. With a preface by Dorothy Canfield Fisher and an introduction by Jack Alexander. With 437 illustrations (43 in color), plus 250 Saturday Evening Post covers in black & white. The author takes an 'over-the-shoulder' look at Rockwell's life, and his techniques. --- Volume in full navy cloth-covered boards titling gilt-stamped on cover and spine, and w/Mr. Rockwell's distinctive 'NR' gilt-stamped on cover. Jacket with famous Rockwell paintings on front and back. Original $17.50 flap price intact. --- A clean, firm copy lacking interior markings. Dust jacket with chipping and small tears along edges, in removable archival mylar protector. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 208 pages 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart, GUY, John
133 GUY, John Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart
80834 Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 2004 0618254110 / 9780618254118 BCE Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
An immaculate book club edition (though copyright page bears first edition statement) of the acclaimed biography of Mary Stuart, or "Mary, Queen of Scots". With numerous maps and 3 sections with black & white plates bearing images from her life. --- Lacks the handwritten letter replica endpapers as found in earlier editions. In full black paper-covered boards with titling stamped in gilt on spine. Dust jacket with color painting of Mary Stuart on cover. --- An undamaged copy, likely unread and in similar jacket.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xix, 581 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Henry the Eighth, HACKETT, Francis
134 HACKETT, Francis Henry the Eighth
75344 London Jonathan Cape 1929 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
First edition. In full green cloth-covered boards with tissue-protected frontis portrait of the King. Titling in gilt on spine. Interior somewhat yellowed; otherwise clean and unmarked; textblock is firm. Cover corners bumped and with incidental soiling to cloth. With Parisian bookseller's tiny sticker on front paste-down. Lacks a dust jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 543 pages 
Price: 14.50 USD
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The Personal History of Henry the Eighth (Modern Library #265.1), HACKETT, Francis
135 HACKETT, Francis The Personal History of Henry the Eighth (Modern Library #265.1)
81147 New York The Modern Library [c.1963] Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
A Modern Library reprint edition of the author's lively biography of the despotic English King, first published in 1929 by Horace Liveright. Indexed, with a foreword by the author. Volume wrapped in jacket with colorful Paul Galdone illustration on cover. --- In Toledano spine 8 / grey cloth / gilt titling on burgundy spine & cover blocks / red topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i / verso advertises 370 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1954 (1945 date appears in book). ML #265.1. --- With prior owner's signature to verso of front free endpaper, otherwise a clean, firm, unmarked copy. Unclipped jacket with sizeable chunk missing at tail of spine, other small chips and tears to edges, is otherwise bright and intact and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); (8), 598 pages 
Price: 22.00 USD
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The Book of Courage, HAGEDORN, Hermann
136 HAGEDORN, Hermann The Book of Courage
74858 John C. Winston Co. 1933 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
With illustrations by Frank Godwin; maps by Edwin C. Eirich. 1933 edition. In navy blue cloth-covered boards with Godwin color illustration of ship pasted to front cover; most of the titling information on front cover and spine has rubbed off. Interior with numerous color and b&w illustrations. Leaves have separated at front of volume, exposing webbing and loose front cover; but volume is reasonably firm and solid. Covers with chafing and bumps. --- Author's compilation of true-life stories of heros, from Socrates and Hannibal to Gandhi and Lindbergh. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 425 pages 
Price: 17.50 USD
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The Log of a Forty-Niner: Journal of a Voyage From Newburyport to San Francisco in the Brig Gen'l Worth Commanded By Captain Samuel Walton, HALE, Richard L.; RUSS, Carolyn Hale (editor)
137 HALE, Richard L.; RUSS, Carolyn Hale (editor) The Log of a Forty-Niner: Journal of a Voyage From Newburyport to San Francisco in the Brig Gen'l Worth Commanded By Captain Samuel Walton
80853 Boston B. J. Brimmer Company 1923 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
A account of a voyage from Newburyport, Massachusetts to San Francisco by Richard L. Hale and subsequent adventures between 1849 and 1854. Edited from her father's manuscripts by his daughter Carolyn Hale Russ, who has supplied a foreword. With illustrations by Richard Hale, along with plates bearing photographic portraits and journal entries. --- In dark green paper-covered boards backed in navy cloth, with paper labels to cover and spine. --- Despite wear to cover edges, partial loss of spine label, prior owner's signature to front paste-down, and some discoloration to a few leaves volume remains firm and solid.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 183 pages 
Price: 34.50 USD
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Vinnie Ream: The Story of the Girl Who Sculptured Lincoln, HALL, Gordon Langley
138 HALL, Gordon Langley Vinnie Ream: The Story of the Girl Who Sculptured Lincoln
81074 New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1963 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Stated first edition, copyright page. A biography of Vinnie Ream (1847-1914), who gained fame for her sculpture of Abraham Lincoln. Despite her rather limited experience, she was allowed to model Lincoln's head; her completed sculpture now is located in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol in Washington. --- In full rose paper-covered boards with image of the subject in black on cover (repeated on jacket). Dust jacket bears $3.50 flap price. --- With prior owners' signatures to front free endpaper and a spot of soiling to front cover, else a clean, sound copy. Jacket with a few small tears to edges, light soiling to back cover, otherwise intact and bright.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 149 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Trollope: A Biography, HALL, N. John
139 HALL, N. John Trollope: A Biography
78595 Oxford, England Clarendon Press/Oxford University Press 1991 0198126271 / 9780198126270 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
A hefty, comprehensive biography of the prolific English novelist Anthony Trollope (1815-1882). With 27 b&w photos, as well as 4 or 5 additional illustrations. Indexed. --- In full black paper-covered hardcovers w/gilt-stamped spine titling. Red jacket with photo of Mr. Trollope on the cover. --- A bright, clean, firm copy. Jacket with minor edge chafing. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 581 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Art of Toulouse-Lautrec, HARRIS, Nathaniel
140 HARRIS, Nathaniel The Art of Toulouse-Lautrec
78485 New York Excalibur Books 1981 0896730891 / 9780896730892 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
The life and art of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec are detailed in this oversize work. With full-color plates throughout. Examples of the artist's work at endpapers and on covers of both book and jacket. --- In bright pictorial paper-covered boards. A clean, firm copy lacking significant damages (though jacket with moderate edge creasing). ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 80 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Mother and Son:  The wartime correspondence of Isoko and Ichiro Hatano, HATANO, Isoko
141 HATANO, Isoko Mother and Son: The wartime correspondence of Isoko and Ichiro Hatano
74536 Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1962 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Stated First [US] Printing. In full green cloth-covered boards with titling on spine in black and white. Interior firm, bright and unmarked. Jacket has slight spine fading, is otherwise in great shape and w/orig. $3.75 flap price intact. --- A runaway bestseller in Japan when first published in 1950, this volume is translated from the French edition ('L'Enfant d'Hiroshima') by Margaret Shenfield. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 195 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. (Edited & abridged by Bertram H. Davis), HAWKINS, Sir John
142 HAWKINS, Sir John The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D. (Edited & abridged by Bertram H. Davis)
79140 New York The Macmillan Company 1961 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket 
Stated first printing of this biography, written by the contemporary and friend of Dr. Johnson, first published in 1787. This modern edition edited, abridged and with an introduction by Johnson scholar Bertram H. Davis. With black & white frontis portrait of Johnson, painted by John Opie. With extensive endnotes and index. --- In full black cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Green jacket repeats the Opie portrait. --- With a hint of sunning to top edge of cloth, else a sound, firm, unmarked copy. Jacket with clipped flap, a few small tears; otherwise in nice shape and in removable mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xxx, 341 pages 
Price: 21.00 USD
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Greene on Capri  A Memoir, Hazzard, Shirley
143 Hazzard, Shirley Greene on Capri A Memoir
71330 New York Farrar Straus & Giroux 2000 0374166757 / 9780374166755 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Newish copy of memoir of author and famed author Graham Greene on Capri. With repro of artist Jakob Philipp Hackert's 'Capri: The Mount Solaro' on front cover. In excellent cond. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 149 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Mrs. Trollope: The Triumphant Feminine in the Nineteenth Century, HEINEMAN, Helen.
144 HEINEMAN, Helen. Mrs. Trollope: The Triumphant Feminine in the Nineteenth Century
78805 Athens, Ohio Ohio University Press 1982 0821403540 / 9780821403549 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Stated second printing, 1982. A biography of the remarkable Frances Milton Trollope, who after raising her children in England, traveled to America and established her store in Cincinnati. Later, she returned to England and wrote the highly-regarded "Domestic Manners of the Americans". Mrs. Trollope was the mother of novelist Anthony Trollope. Volume includes a section of b&w photos. --- In full green cloth-covered boards w/gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket cover with a grayscale Hervieu image of Mrs. Trollope. --- A clean, firm copy thought with sticker or tape removal traces to front free endpaper. Jacket with slight rubbing & soiling; in removable mylar protector. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; [12], 316 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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A Year in the Maine Woods, HEINRICH, Bernd
145 HEINRICH, Bernd A Year in the Maine Woods
74458 Reading, Mass. A William Patrick Book/Addiosn-Wesley Publishing Co. 1994 0201622521 / 9780201622522 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Stated First Printing, September 1994. In navy quarter cloth and teal paper-covered boards with titling in gilt on spine. Interior features numerous, unattributed drawings (presumably by the author). A clean, bright copy but with light foxing on top edge of textblock. | Zoologist/naturalist Heinrich relates his experiences in his hand-made cabin in the woods. ; 8vo 8" - 10" tall; 258 pages 
Price: 23.50 USD
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Pentimento, HELLMAN, Lillian
146 HELLMAN, Lillian Pentimento
71191 Boston Little, Brown & Company 1973 0316355208 / 9780316355209 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Noted author's collection of profiles of people of her life. Book undamaged and clean in black & red full cloth. DJ curled, creased and torn and in mylar poly protector. Stated 3rd prtg publisher's page. Orig $7.95 DJ flap price unclipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 297 pages 
Price: 12.75 USD
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A Moveable Feast: Sketches of the Author's Life in Paris in the Twenties, HEMINGWAY, Ernest
147 HEMINGWAY, Ernest A Moveable Feast: Sketches of the Author's Life in Paris in the Twenties
79341 New York Book-of-the-Month Club 1993 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
A book club edition of the author's memoir, published posthumously. From the flap of the jacket: ". . .these sketches of Ernest Hemingway's life as a young man in Paris from 1921 to 1926 constitute a luminous love letter to the the city. . .". During this time he was friends with, and interacted with the likes of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, James Joyce, Sylvia Beach and many others. Includes a section of black and white plates showing people and scenes from the author's life. With preface by Ernest Hemingway and a prefatory note by Mary Hemingway. --- In beige paper-covered boards backed in brown cloth, with copper foil-stamped spine titling. Title page with author facsimile signature. Jacket with photo of Hemingway and Sylvia Beach on cover. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy in similar jacket and in removable mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 211 pages 
Price: 33.00 USD
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A Moveable Feast: Sketches of the Author's Life in Paris in the Twenties, HEMINGWAY, Ernest
148 HEMINGWAY, Ernest A Moveable Feast: Sketches of the Author's Life in Paris in the Twenties
79847 New York Touchstone/Simon & Schuster 1996 068482499X / 9780684824994 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A paperback reprint edition of Ernest Hemingway's posthumously-published memoir of his early life in Paris in the 1920s. During this time he was friends with, and interacted with the likes of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, James Joyce, Sylvia Beach and many others. With a section of black and white photos. --- In a trade paperback reprint edition with black & white photo of a Parisian café scene on cover. --- A firm, clean, unmarked copy though with retailer's sticker to back cover and a little curling to cover edges.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 211 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Dangerous Summer, HEMINGWAY, Ernest
149 HEMINGWAY, Ernest The Dangerous Summer
79839 New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1985 0684183552 / 9780684183558 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. Mr. Hemingway's magazine writing assignment covering the bullfighting season in Spain in 1959 turned into this book-length work. B&W photos in two sections. With an introduction by James A. Michener and glossary of terms and index. --- In blue quarter cloth over blue paper-covered boards, with red topstain, titling on spine and author facsimile signature on cover in gilt. Jacket with Larry Burrows portrait of Hemingway on back cover. --- With a couple of small soiled spots to covers, slight foxing to textblock edges, minor sunning to cover edges; interior clean and unmarked. Dust jacket bears original $17.95 flap price with noticeable rubbing, otherwise bright and intact; in removable archival mylar protector.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); ix, 228 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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True at First Light: A Fictional Memoir, HEMINGWAY, Ernest
150 HEMINGWAY, Ernest True at First Light: A Fictional Memoir
79836 New York Scribner 1999 0684849216 / 9780684849218 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Second printing of Ernest Hemingway's "fictional memoir", based on the Kenya safari undertaken by the author and his son Patrick. Though written after their return in 1953, it was not published until 1999 after being edited by Patrick Hemingway, who provides an introduction. --- In dark green and black paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with Earl Theisen photo of Ernest Hemingway on back cover. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy. Bright, unclipped jacket with small tape-repaired tear to lower front edge, else nice and in removable archival mylar protector.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 320 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Hunting with Hemingway: Based on the Stories of Leicester Hemingway, HEMINGWAY, Hilary; LINDSAY, Jeffry P.
151 HEMINGWAY, Hilary; LINDSAY, Jeffry P. Hunting with Hemingway: Based on the Stories of Leicester Hemingway
76999 New York Riverhead Books 2000 1573221597 / 9781573221597 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. The daughter of Ernest Hemingway's younger brother, Leicester Hemingway shares some of her father's tales of big-game hunting with his brother. The stories were contained on a cassette tape left to her after her father's death. --- In olive and beige paper-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. --- A bright, clean, firm copy lacking apparent damages, in similar jacket. Dust jacket in removable archival mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 317 pages 
Price: 27.50 USD
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The Life and Work of Winslow Homer, HENDRICKS, Gordon
152 HENDRICKS, Gordon The Life and Work of Winslow Homer
77269 New York Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1979 0810910632 / 9780810910638 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
First Edition. A handsome, hefty volume, displaying some of the best work of master painter Winslow Homer. With 440 illustrations, 68 of which are full color. His life story is told here by author, alongside the artwork, sketches, drawings and photos. --- In full tan cloth-covered boards with titling stamped in navy blue on cover and spine. Dark blue endpapers. Jacket features a detail from one of the artist's seagoing works. With bibliography and index. --- The book had been presented by a group of people as a gift and is incribed by them on the half title page; with many fingerprints on front free endpaper; otherwise a bright, clean, otherwise undamaged copy. Jacket with back cover rubbing; is otherwise nice. (NOTE: Due to the weight of this item, extra shipping charges may be requested for any shipment other than by Media Mail in the US.) ; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 345 pages 
Price: 113.00 USD
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Gold and Silver Colossus: William Morris Stewart and His Southern Bride, HERMANN, Ruth
153 HERMANN, Ruth Gold and Silver Colossus: William Morris Stewart and His Southern Bride
80855 Sparks, Nevada Dave's Printing & Publishing 1975 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
A biography of Nevada's first U. S. Senator and influential mining attorney, with a supplemental biography of his wife, Annie Elizabeth Foote of Mississippi. A likely first edition, with plenty of black & white illustrations and photos. Signed by the author on front free endpaper. --- In full gold cloth-covered boards with titing in black on cover and spine. Dust jacket bears original $11.50 flap price, and bears 1893 Dalrymple color political cartoon on cover. --- A clean, unmarked, sturdy copy. Jacket with light chafing & a tear to edges; is otherwise bright and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xxv, 430 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Life Sketches, HERSEY, John
154 HERSEY, John Life Sketches
79217 New York Alfred A. Knopf 1989 0394577841 / 9780394577845 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Stated first trade edition, copyright page. A collection of brief biographies of 18 individuals (or groups of individuals) who were important to the author, praised for his status as a "New Journalist" and who was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his "A Bell For Adano". Photos of Mr. Hersey's subjects are sprinkled throughout. --- In cream paper-covered boards backed in brown cloth with titling gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Jacket with Helen Knopf portrait of Mr. Hersey and his publisher, Alfred Knopf. --- A clean, sound copy lacking obvious damages. Bright jacket with a small tear, and with a little wrinkling and rubbing; is otherwise in good shape. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 377 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet] (Second Printing), HERZOG, Maurice
155 HERZOG, Maurice Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet] (Second Printing)
81277 New York E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. 1965 Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
Stated second printing, January, 1953. The author's account of the ascent of Annapurnia in Nepal by himself and Louis Lachenal in 1950. The descent was nearly a disaster, as Herzog suffered severe frostbite and loss of fingers and toes and had to be carried off the mountain by sherpas. This thrilling account of the feat was a huge bestseller. With color and b&w photos, maps (including color fold-out map at rear of volume). Translated into English from the French by Nea Morin and Janet Adam Smith. With an introduction by Eric Shipton. Cartography and photography by Marcel Ichac. --- In light blue cloth-covered boards backed in black cloth, with silver-stamped spine titling. Jacket features color illustration of the author celebrating the feat with the Tricolor flag on front; black and white portrait of a dazed-looking Herzog just after the descent. --- With light sunning to edges of cloth, otherwise a bright, clean, unmarked copy. Unclipped jacket with tears and chipping to edges and a 4-inch circular oily stain to back cover; otherwise intact and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall) ; 316 pages 
Price: 28.50 USD
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156 Herzstein, Robert E. Henry R. Luce A Political Portrait of the Man Who Created the American Century
71023 New York Scribner 1994 0684193604 / 9780684193601 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Exceptional copy of biography of titan in American publishing world. Clean and tight w/o interior markings. Orig $30.00 DJ flap price intact. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 512 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Harold Pinter, Hinchliffe, Arnold P.
157 Hinchliffe, Arnold P. Harold Pinter
71509 New York Twayne Publishers 1967 Hardcover Very Good 
Sharp copy of examination of the life and work of Harold Pinter, extraordinary English dramatist & Nobel prize winner. In full red covers w/bright gilt design & lettering spine & cover. DJ chipped at head of spine & edges; spine toned. W/priceclipped flap, in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 190 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Beyond the West Horizon, HISCOCK, Eric C.
158 HISCOCK, Eric C. Beyond the West Horizon
78584 London Oxford University Press 1963 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
First edition, with same date on title and copyright pages. An account of the author's second circumnavigation of the world in his 30-foot yacht Wandererer III along with his wife, Susan. The couple sailed from Yarmouth, England and completed their voyage after sailing through the Panama and Suez Canals. With 46 color photos by the author and his wife, and with 9 charts. Indexed. --- In blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket features color photo of Eric Hiscock in the rigging of his boat. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy but with a hint of discoloration to cover edges. Bright dust jacket with creasing and small tears along edges, bears orig. $6.75 flap price and in removable mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 203 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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The Power of Passion: Achieve Your Own Everests, HOBSON, Alan; CLARKE, Jamie
159 HOBSON, Alan; CLARKE, Jamie The Power of Passion: Achieve Your Own Everests
80423 Hobson and Clarke 2000 0968243002 / 9780968243008 Softcover Very Good 
10th printing of this motivational work by two Canadian Everest summiteers. With all manner of inspirational words and quotations, as well as relections on their expedition to Everest. --- This softcover with photos of the authors on back cover. A clean, bright copy though with a little creasing to edges.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall) ; 192 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Citizen Cohn, Hoffman, Nicholas Von
160 Hoffman, Nicholas Von Citizen Cohn
71402 New York Doubleday 1988 0385236905 / 9780385236904 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Controversial attorney's life is detailed here in a nice copy. In maroon half cloth & black paperboard covers; interior clean and bright; unmarked. Dust wrapper with unflattering photo by Britain Hill, bumped at edges; with orig $19.95 flap price, now in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 14.50 USD
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