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Lincoln's Stories and Speeches (The World's Popular Classics), LINCOLN, Abraham; ALLEN, Edward Frank (editor)
201 LINCOLN, Abraham; ALLEN, Edward Frank (editor) Lincoln's Stories and Speeches (The World's Popular Classics)
79396 New York Books, Inc. [c.1930s-40s] BCE Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
A collection of anecdotes, letters and speeches by Abraham Lincoln in a possible book club edition. Edited by Edward Frank Allen. --- In full green cloth-covered boards w/titling and decorations gilt-stamped on spine; green top stain. Undated, but likely published c.1930s-40s. "Art-Type Edition". Lacks a dust jacket. --- A sound, unmarked copy but with a little discoloration to covers and a couple of leaves with either a spill or a crease.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 241 pages 
Price: 11.50 USD
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"WE", LINDBERGH, Charles A.
202 LINDBERGH, Charles A. "WE"
76706 New York G. P. Putnam's Sons/The Knickerbocker Press [1927-30] Hardcover Very Good in Poor dust jacket 
A facsimile copy of the first edition, with the copyright page statement: 'This is a copy of the First Edition of "WE".' Mr. Lindbergh's memoir, in which he provides extensive detail about his historic solo first flight across the Atlantic, begins with his childhood and includes much information about his post-flight reception by delirious crowds in both Europe and the U.S. Includes 48 black & white photos. --- In dark blue gilt-stamped cloth-covered boards. In blue jacket which is missing nearly half of upper front cover (including the part bearing the number N-X-211 from the right wing). Though 1927 date appears in this volume, it may have been published anywhere from 1927-1930 or possibly beyond. --- A clean, firm copy with all photos present. Interior lacks markings or inkings. An old soap advertising card was left in mid-book, resulting in minor acidic damage to two leaves. As mentioned, the very damaged jacket is missing nearly one half of its front cover; has numerous chips and tears; is in removable archival mylar protector and bears orig. $2.50 flap price. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 318 pages 
Price: 120.00 USD
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Theodore Dreiser: At the Gates of the City, 1871-1907 (Volume I), LINGEMAN, Richard
203 LINGEMAN, Richard Theodore Dreiser: At the Gates of the City, 1871-1907 (Volume I)
80658 New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1986 0399131477 / 9780399131479 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. In this biography of the American novelist Theodore Dreiser (1871-1945), Richard Lingeman focuses on the life of Dreiser through age 37. With a couple of sections of black & white plates depicting images of Dreiser and his life. Indexed. --- In cream paper-covered boards backed in crimson cloth with spine titling stamped in copper foil. Jacket features black & white images of Dreiser and his family on back cover. --- A clean, bright, firm copy lacking obvious damages. Unclipped jacket with slight chafing to edges; else bright and in good shape.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 478 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Pickets and Dead Men: Seasons on Rainier, LOEWEN, Bree
204 LOEWEN, Bree Pickets and Dead Men: Seasons on Rainier
78905 Seattle Mountaineers Books 2009 1594851018 / 9781594851018 Trade Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
The author shares her experiences after having served as a climbing ranger on Mount Rainier. In softcover, with Jannelle Loewen painting of Rainier on cover. A clean, firm, bright copy. ; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; 189 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Leader of the Charge: A Biography of General George E. Pickett, C.S.A, LONGACRE, Edward G.
205 LONGACRE, Edward G. Leader of the Charge: A Biography of General George E. Pickett, C.S.A
78521 Shippensburg, Pennsylvania U.S.A. White Mane Publishing Company, Inc. 1995 1572490063 / 9781572490062 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
A biography of the Confederate General, who won fame as the leader of the notorious Pickett's Charge on the last day of the Battle of Gettysburg during the U.S. Civil War. With numerous b&w photos, illustrations, and maps. With extensive endnotes and bibliography. --- In full light grey leatherette covers. Jacket with portrait of the General on the cover. --- Minor wear to lower edges, else a bright, firm, clean copy. Jacket with sticker removal damage to area of spine; minor chafing at extremities. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xiii, 242 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Ernst Jünger, LOOSE, Gerhard
206 LOOSE, Gerhard Ernst Jünger
78735 New York Twayne Publishers, Inc. 1974 0805724796 / 9780805724790 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
First edition, inscribed and signed by author on title page thus: "To Jean/with love/Gerhard." A biography of the prolific German author who served in the German armed forces in both world wars but resisted the Nazi leadership of World War II. One in publisher's World Authors Series: Germany. --- In green buckram, with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Frontis portrait of Mr. Jünger. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A bright, clean, firm copy but with very minor scratches to back cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 143 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 80.00 USD
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Straight On Till Morning: The Biography of Beryl Markham, LOVELL, Mary
207 LOVELL, Mary Straight On Till Morning: The Biography of Beryl Markham
80233 New York St. Martin's Press 1987 0312010966 / 9780312010966 Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
3rd printing, U.S. edition, of this biography of Beryl Markham, whose many accomplishments included the first solo flight across the Atlantic "the hard way", bucking headwinds from Europe to America. With lots of black and white photos; indexed. --- In olive paper-covered boards backed in ivory cloth, with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with portraits of Markham on the front and back covers. --- With a little sunning to edges of covers, else a clean, bright copy. Unclipped jacket with 1-inch tear and major crease to back cover, else bright and intact.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xxiv, 408 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Bismarck, the History of a Fighter, LUDWIG, Emil
208 LUDWIG, Emil Bismarck, the History of a Fighter
75510 Boston Little, Brown and Company 1927 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
A biography of the German chancellor, Otto von Bismarck. Translated from the German by Eden and Cedar Paul. Third printing. With numerous b&w photos. In full blue-grey cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt on cover and spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- In good shape, volume is clean and firm but leaves have separated at front of volume, exposing webbing. Cover edges with some wear. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 661 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Napoleon (Modern Library #95.2), LUDWIG, Emil
209 LUDWIG, Emil Napoleon (Modern Library #95.2)
75823 New York The Modern Library [1944] Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
THE BOOK: A popular biography of Napoleon Bonaparte in a Modern Library reprint edition. Translated from the German by Eden and Cedar Paul. --- In Toledano spine 8 w/full red cloth covers, gilt titling stamped on black blocks, cover & spine; publisher's black topstain & grey Kent endpapers. Volume bears 1915 date, likely published c.1944. Jacket style h, verso bears 299 titles in ML catalog. ML #95.2. --- CONDITION: Very Good, with slight fading to covers, interior clean and unmarked. Good dust jacket with chipping along edges, incidental soiling and with some sunning to spine; otherwise intact and in removable mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; 703 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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William Dean Howells: An American Life, LYNN, Kenneth S.
210 LYNN, Kenneth S. William Dean Howells: An American Life
81201 New York Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc. 1971 0151421773 / 9780151421770 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Stated first edition of this biography of the noted American novelist and critic, who, per the jacket flap, ". . .counted such polar opposites as Mark Twain and Henry James as his closest friends." With a section of black & white photos. --- In brown cloth with titling stamped in silver and grey on spine. Jacket with photographic portrait by Janet M. Cummings on cover. --- With Christmastime gift inscription on front free endpaper, otherwise a clean, firmly bound copy. Price-clipped dust jacket with minor rubbing and creasing, else intact.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall) ; (10), 372 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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An Essay on John Milton (Eclectic English Classics series), MACAULAY, Lord (Thomas Babington Macaulay)
211 MACAULAY, Lord (Thomas Babington Macaulay) An Essay on John Milton (Eclectic English Classics series)
80921 New York American Book Company 1894 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
A critical review of the writings of 17th Century English poet John Milton by the noted historian and statesman Lord Macauley (Thomas Babington Macaulay). With an engraved frontis portrait of Milton and a rather lengthy, unattributed introduction. An entry in publisher's "Eclectic English Classics" series. --- In brown paper-covered boards with titling and decorations in darker brown. No particular edition stated. --- With penciled notations & inked owner information to endpapers; otherwise a sound copy.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); 85 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Sage of Monticello, MALONE, Dumas
212 MALONE, Dumas The Sage of Monticello
73948 Boston Little, Brown and Company 1981 0316544639 / 9780316544634 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Sixth and final volume in author's Pulitzer-winning examination of the life of the third US President; covers the period from the end of his presidency through his retirement years in Monticello. In navy full-cloth covers with Jefferson medallion design in gilt on cover; titling in gilt on spine. Publisher's navy topstain. With an introduction by the author; plus several inserted plates featuring b&w photos and index. With bumped corner; otherwise clean, unmarked and firm. Dust jacket has slight sunning at spine, insignificant chafing; with orig. $19.95 flap price and in removable mylar protector. An excellent copy in last volume of author's monumental work. ; Jefferson and His Time, Vol 6; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 551 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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The Story of the Declaration of Independence, MALONE, Dumas; MILHOLLEN, HIrst; KAPLAN, Milton
213 MALONE, Dumas; MILHOLLEN, HIrst; KAPLAN, Milton The Story of the Declaration of Independence
80863 New York Oxford University Press 1954 BCE Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
The history of the making of the Declaration of Indepence is detailed in this book club edition. With historical events, profiles of the individual signers, and a look back at how the document has held up over the years. With over 250 black & white photos by Hirst Milhollen and Milton Kaplan; text by Dumas Malone. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with titling & decorations in white and red on cover and spine. Printing or edition not specified. Jacket depicts the Liberty Bell and the Declaration on cover. --- With whitish streak to front cover, otherwise a clean, bright, firm copy. Dust jacket with chipping and small tears along edges, is mostly intact and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); 282 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Death of a President: November 20-November 25, 1963, MANCHESTER, William
214 MANCHESTER, William The Death of a President: November 20-November 25, 1963
81302 New York Harper & Row 1967 BCE Hard Cover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
A painstakingly detailed analysis of the assassination of John F. Kennedy by the noted 20th century historian, William Manchester in a full-sized book club edition. With a section of maps showing venues involved at rear of volume along with an index. --- In full blue cloth covers with gilt-stamped spine titling. Simple navy blue jacket with full-sized photographic portrait of Manchester on back cover. --- With edgewear & with mildly bumped corners. Interior with rubberstamped previous owner's info., front free endpaper; otherwise clean, bright and unmarked. Dust jacket chipped, with tears at extremities; in removable mylar protector.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xvii, 710 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, Visions of Glory, 1874-1932, MANCHESTER, William
215 MANCHESTER, William The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill, Visions of Glory, 1874-1932
78481 New York Little, Brown & Company 1983 0316545031 / 9780316545037 BCE Hard Cover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Full-sized book club edition. This work, also known as simply "Visions of Glory", is the first in planned but sadly unrealized trilogy solely by Manchester of the life of Sir Winston Spencer Churchill who only made it through two volumes. Exhaustive detail of the period from his birth in 1874 up through 1932. With copious photos, maps, select bibliography and extensive index and source notes. --- In full black cloth covers with gilt-stamped titling on spine. Jacket with early photo of Sir Winston in full dress military uniform. --- Volume is firm but with light sunning at cover edges; clean, bright interior. Jacket with considerable chipping and small tears; in mylar book jacket protector.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 973 pages 
Price: 20.50 USD
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A Hero All His Life: A Memoir by the Mantle Family, MANTLE, Merlyn, Mickey Jr., David and Dan; HERSKOWITZ, Mickey
216 MANTLE, Merlyn, Mickey Jr., David and Dan; HERSKOWITZ, Mickey A Hero All His Life: A Memoir by the Mantle Family
77365 New York HarperCollins Publishers 1996 0060183632 / 9780060183639 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
3rd Printing. The widow and three sons of Mickey Mantle, the great New York Yankee slugger, present this memoir of their lives with 'The Mick'. Includes a section of b&w plates; indexed. --- In black quarter cloth over light blue paper-covered boards and titling in silver on spine; Mr. Mantle's facsimile signature in silver on cover. --- With a black remainder mark to lower textblock edge; else a bright, clean, firm copy. Dust jacket bears original $25/$35.50 flap price; is very nice. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 260 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Buckleys: A Family Examined, MARKMANN, Charles Lam
217 MARKMANN, Charles Lam The Buckleys: A Family Examined
78409 New York William Morrow & Company, Inc. 1973 0688001521 / 9780688001520 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Second printing. The family of William F. Buckley, Sr. is profiled here. Much of the emphasis is on the many accomplishments of William F. Buckley, Jr. and his brother, James Buckley. --- In mustard paper-covered boards with black cloth back. Jacket with Alfred Eisenstadt b&w photo of Mrs. William F. Buckley Sr. and 7 of her children. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy but with a nick to cover edge. Bright jacket with small tears along edges & retailer's back cover sticker, price-clipped flap. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 365 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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From Mexican Days to the Gold Rush: Memoirs of James Edward Marshall and Edward Gould Buffum Who Grew Up with California (Lakeside Classics No. 91), MARSHALL, James Wilson; BUFFUM, Edward Gould (authors); NUNIS, Doyce B. (editor)
218 MARSHALL, James Wilson; BUFFUM, Edward Gould (authors); NUNIS, Doyce B. (editor) From Mexican Days to the Gold Rush: Memoirs of James Edward Marshall and Edward Gould Buffum Who Grew Up with California (Lakeside Classics No. 91)
81055 Chicago Lakeside Press/R. R. Donnelley and Sons Company 1993 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
A Lakeside Classic edition, presenting the memoirs of James Edward Marshall and Edward Gould Buffum. Marshall was the discoverer of gold in California. Buffum arrived in California when it was a mere Mexican outpost, and witnessed its the incredible growth from 1847 to 1852. Edited by Doyce B. Nunis, Jr. --- Includes two color maps of California, a frontis engraved illustration of a California gold-seerker, and several additional illustrations and photos. --- Number 91 in a series of annually published works continuously produced since 1903 by R. R. Donnelley & Sons, owners of the Lakeside Press. The books were not made available for sale by the publisher; rather, they were given as gifts to employees, vendors and customers at Christmastime. --- In full brown cloth-covered boards w/publisher's device on cover and titling on spine; all in gilt; top edge gilt. Lacks the glassine wrapper. --- A bright, clean, firm copy lacking apparent damages.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; lviii,, 389 pages 
Price: 25.50 USD
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Wenn es Krieg gibt, gehen wir in die Wüste (When There is War, We Go into the Desert) in German language, MARTIN, Henno
219 MARTIN, Henno Wenn es Krieg gibt, gehen wir in die Wüste (When There is War, We Go into the Desert) in German language
80148 Windhoek, Namibia Verlag der Namibia Wissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft 1995 0949995258 / 9780949995254 Softcover Near Fine 
German language. A softcover edition of the author's account of his experiences in present-day Namibia during World War II. German nationals Henno Martin and partner Hermann Korn, were working geologists in the former German colony of South-West Africa (now Nambia). When war broke out, they decided to wait it out in a remote desert canyon area to avoid internment. This work with plenty of black and white photos and a fold-out map of the areas in which they worked. --- With faint soiling to covers, else a clean, bright, newish copy. ------ Ein softcover Ausgabe des Autors Konto seiner Erfahrungen im heutigen Namibia, während des zweiten WELTKRIEGS. Deutsche nationale Henno Martin und Hermann Korn Partner arbeiteten Geologen in der ehemaligen deutschen Kolonie Südwestafrika (heute Namibia). Wenn brachen war, beschlossen sie, warten es in einem abgelegenen Wüste Canyon Gebiet Internierung zu vermeiden. Diese Arbeit mit viel schwarz-weiß Fotos und einer ausklappbaren Karte von den Bereichen, in denen sie arbeiteten. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 244, (11) pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Brandeis:  A Free Man's Life, MASON, Alpheus Thomas
220 MASON, Alpheus Thomas Brandeis: A Free Man's Life
78581 New York The Viking Press 1946 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Stated third printing, 1946. A hefty, authorized biography of the noted American lawyer and Supreme Court justice. With b&w plates scattered throughout. Indexed. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards, with gilt-stamped spine titling. Lacks the dust jacket. --- A clean, firm copy though with ever-so-slightly yellowed leaves.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 713 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Nicholas and Alexandra, MASSIE, Robert K.
221 MASSIE, Robert K. Nicholas and Alexandra
77615 New York Atheneum 1967 Hard Cover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Book club edition. A definitive history of the last years of the last Tsar, Nicholas and his wife, Alexandra. --- In black cloth-covered boards w/titling in gilt on spine, blindstamped crest on cover. Maps of Russia and St. Petersburg at endpapers and a section of black & white photos of the family. --- A firm, clean, unmarked copy. Jacket with tape-repaired tear & creasing at lower spine area; else ok.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 613 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Peter the Great  His Life and His World, MASSIE, Robert K.
222 MASSIE, Robert K. Peter the Great His Life and His World
74759 New York Alfred A. Knopf 1980 0394500326 / 9780394500324 BCE Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Full-sized book club edition. With 24 pgs. of photos and maps. In full black cloth-covered boards w/titling in gilt on spine. Maps of Western Europe and of St. Petersburg at endpapers. With prev. owner's inked name, front free endpaper; otherwise a bright, firm, clean copy. Jacket with some rubbing and small tears; in removable archival mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 10" tall; 909 pages 
Price: 28.50 USD
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Disraeli:  A Picture of the Victorian Age (Modern Library #46.2), MAUROIS, André
223 MAUROIS, André Disraeli: A Picture of the Victorian Age (Modern Library #46.2)
78055 New York The Modern Library [1957] Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
A Modern Library edition of the biography of the British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli. Translated from the French By Hamish Miles. With unattributed biographical note about the author. --- In Toledano spine 8, w/red cloth-covered boards, gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks, black topstain, grey Kent endpapers. Likely published c.1943 (though 1942 date appears in book, along with erroneous "First Modern Library Edition 1942" statement). Jacket style g, verso advertises 291 titles in ML catalog. ML #46.2. --- With a little yellowing to interior leaves, otherwise an unmarked, clean, firm copy. Dust jacket bears original $.95 flap price and with sunned spine, chafing to head and tail of spine, otherwise nice and in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xiv, 379 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Proust   (Past Masters series), MAY, Derwent
224 MAY, Derwent Proust (Past Masters series)
78964 London Oxford University Press 1983 0192876120 / 9780192876126 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
A concise critique of the writings of Marcel Proust, with focus on Proust's "Remembrance of Things Past" as well as Proust's treatment of French society. An entry in the publisher's Past Masters series. --- In navy paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket with out-of-focus image of Mr. Proust. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy. Jacket with a strip of faint yellowing to top edge; else bright and clean. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 94 pages 
Price: 14.50 USD
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Frederic Remington: Artist of the Old West. With a Bibliographical Check List of Remington Pictures and Books., McCRACKEN, Harold
225 McCRACKEN, Harold Frederic Remington: Artist of the Old West. With a Bibliographical Check List of Remington Pictures and Books.
77756 Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott Company 1947 Hardcover Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket 
Stated 7th printing. A biography of the great artist of the American West. Includes line drawings throughout, and with a section of 48 plates at the rear of the volume depicting Mr. Remington's paintings and sculptures. --- In full black cloth-covered boards with gold-toned facsimile signature on cover; titling & decorations on red spine block. 157 pages, 48 plates. Jacket with wrap-around Remington painting of cowboy and Indian fight. --- A bright, firm, unmarked copy. Dust jacket with tears, chafing and rubbing, especially at extremities; in removable archival mylar protector. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 24.50 USD
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John Adams, McCULLOUGH, David
226 McCULLOUGH, David John Adams
77633 New York Simon and Schuster 2001 0684813637 / 9780684813639 Hard Cover Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket 
19th printing. The author's stellar, Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of the second U. S. President, John Adams, draws heavily on his letters to and from his beloved wife Abigail. Includes numerous photos and drawings. With endnotes, bibliography and index. --- In full black paper-covered hardcovers with gilt-stamped titling on spine. Jacket with Gilbert Stuart portrait on the cover. --- A clean, firm copy but with some markings on textblock edges. Jacket with several tears along edges, is otherwise okay. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 751 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Wright Brothers, McCULLOUGH, David
227 McCULLOUGH, David The Wright Brothers
81106 New York Simon & Schuster 2015 1476728747 / 9781476728742 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. The acclaimed historian David McCullough tells the story of the aviation pioneer brothers. With plenty of photos depicting scenes from their lives as well as diary entries, letters and news publications. --- In blue and grey paper-covered boards with silver-stamped spine titling. Jacket with photo of their famous Kitty Hawk flight on front and William B. McCullough photographic portrait of the author on back. --- With prior owner's sticker on front free endpaper, otherwise a bright, firm, sound copy. Unclipped dust jacket with a little creasing near edges, but otherwise newish and bright and protected in removable mylar wrapper. ; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); (14), 320 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Truman, McCULLOUGH, David
228 McCULLOUGH, David Truman
77549 New York Simon & Schuster 1992 0671456547 / 9780671456542 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
22nd printing of the trade edition of the author's monumental biography of U. S. President Harry S. Truman. With three sections of b&w plates; indexed. --- A bright, firm copy but w/binder's glue near spine on lower textblock edge. Jacket in great shape. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 1117 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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The Ox Team or the Old Oregon Trail 1852-1906 (Third Edition), MEEKER, Ezra
229 MEEKER, Ezra The Ox Team or the Old Oregon Trail 1852-1906 (Third Edition)
80679 Omaha, Nebraska Ezra Meeker [c.1906-1920s] Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Stated third edition. A relic from the pioneer days, this work is an account of Ezra Meeker's trip with an ox and cow team along the Oregon Trail from the Missouri River in the east to Puget Sound in the west (in 1852) and back from west to east with an ox team at the age of 76 (in 1906). With many black & white photos. Self-published by the author. --- In full dark green cloth-covered boards with black & white photo of author and ox team pasted on cover. Likely published c.1906-1920s, though 1906 date appears in the book. --- Covers have darkened, with wear to edges of cloth and mottled spots to back cover. Front and rear hinges have been tape-repaired and with some light foxing but leaves remain relatively bright and textblock is firm.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 248 pages 
Price: 46.50 USD
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My Life in the Mountains and on the Plains: The Newly Discovered Autobiography (The American Exploration and Travel Series), MERIWETHER, David; GRIFFEN, Robert A. (editor)
230 MERIWETHER, David; GRIFFEN, Robert A. (editor) My Life in the Mountains and on the Plains: The Newly Discovered Autobiography (The American Exploration and Travel Series)
81276 Norman University of Oklahoma Press 1966 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Stated second printing. Little was known about the early life of this former territorial governor of New Mexico and U. S. Senator from Kentucky before this autobiography was published in 1965. David Meriwether (1800-1892) was born in Virginia and raised in the wilds of Kentucky. He was a trader on the upper Missouri, a buffalo hunter, a prisoner of the Spaniards in Santa Fe, a farmer and key member of the Kentucky legislature. With several black & white photos and a foreword by Meriwether's grandson, John H. Graves. Edited and with an introduction by Robert A. Griffen. Indexed. Number 46 in publisher's "The American Exploration and Travel Series". --- In full brown cloth-covered boards with elaborate gilt decorations on spine and gilt titling on black spine blocks. Unclipped jacket with illustration depicting a mountain country campsite. --- With an inked notation to front paste-down, otherwise a bright, clean, firmly bound copy. Jacket with some sunning to cover and spine, otherwise intact and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xxi, 301 pages 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Storied Landscapes  A Journey, MERRETT, Elisabeth
231 MERRETT, Elisabeth Storied Landscapes A Journey
74307 San Jose Writers Club Press 2002 0595210244 / 9780595210244 Trade Paper Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Author revisits the Oregon Indian Reservation of her father. Includes exerpts from 'On the Reservation' by Sherman Graff. A clean, bright, firm copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 113 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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The Best of Oregon, Metzler, Ken
232 Metzler, Ken The Best of Oregon
71281 Portland, Oregon U. S. A. Timber Press, Inc 1986 0881920282 / 9780881920284 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Author takes the reader on a tour of the Beaver state in this interesting look at Oregon. In great shape, with 2 or 3 very small tears upper DJ edge. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 197 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Childhood, MEYNELL, Alice
233 MEYNELL, Alice Childhood
75102 London B.T. Batsford 1913 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
A charming, compact edition in full grey-blue cloth-covered boards with decorations and titling in gilt on covers and spine. With sunned spine, penciled endpaper notes, and some interior foxing; but overall a firm, clean copy. Lacks a dust jacket.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 65 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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N. C. Wyeth: A Biography, MICHAELIS, David
234 MICHAELIS, David N. C. Wyeth: A Biography
81087 New York Alfred A. Knopf 1998 0679426264 / 9780679426264 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
A hefty biography of the great American painter, N. C. Wyeth. With 32 full color plates, as well as 94 black & white illustrations depicting Wyeth's notable works as well as scenes from his life and with his family. Back matter includes Wyeth family genealogy, notes, credits and index. --- Stated third printing, December 1998. In pale grey paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling, Wyeth illustrations to endpapers. Price-clipped dust jacket with Wyeth painting on cover, photographic portrait of Wyeth on back. --- With a little soiling to covers, otherwise a clean, bright, unmarked copy. Bright jacket with light wrinkling to edges, else nice and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); (10), 555 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Mark Twain on the Mississippi, MIERS, Earl Schenck
235 MIERS, Earl Schenck Mark Twain on the Mississippi
76526 Cleveland, Ohio The World Publishing Company 1957 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Stated first edition, copyright page. A fictionalized account of the youth of Samuel Clemens, but (per the author) largely truth[ful]. Written for a youthful audience. With illustrations by Robert Frankenberg. Includes a postscript which explains 'where fact and fancy divide.' --- In full cream cloth-covered boards with steamboat illustration on cover, titling on spine (both in brown). A clean, bright, unmarked copy. Lacks a dust jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 246 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Autobiography, On Liberty; Characteristics, Inaugural Address at Edinburgh, Essay on Scott (#25 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics"), MILL, John Stuare; CARLYLE, Thomas; ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)
236 MILL, John Stuare; CARLYLE, Thomas; ELIOT, Charles W. (editor) Autobiography, On Liberty; Characteristics, Inaugural Address at Edinburgh, Essay on Scott (#25 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")
80677 New York P. F. Collier & Son 1909 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Notable writings by John Stuart Mill and Thomas Carlyle are presented in this, the 25th entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who supplies an introduction and notes. Includes Mill's "Autobiography" and "On Liberty"; with Carlyle's "Characteristics", "Inaugural Address at Edinburgh" and "Sir Walter Scott". With frontis image depicting a room in Carlyle's house in London. --- In dark red cloth-covered boards with the Harvard crest in gilt on the cover; gilt-stamped spine titling & decorations and grey-green topstain. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With light sunning to spine, whitish splotches to covers and a little chafing to spine ends, else a clean, firm, sound copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 468 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Thomas Hardy: A Biography, MILLGATE, Michael
237 MILLGATE, Michael Thomas Hardy: A Biography
78924 London Oxford University Press 1985 0192814729 / 9780192814722 Trade Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket 
A comprehensive biography of the acclaimed author Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) by University of Toronto professor Michael Millgate. Includes 2 sections of b&w photos. --- Softcover, in excellent, likely unread condition, but leaves have yellowed a little.; Oxford Paperbacks; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xvi, 637 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Composers on Music: An Anthology of Composers' Writings from Palestrina to Copland, MORGENSTERN, Sam (editor)
238 MORGENSTERN, Sam (editor) Composers on Music: An Anthology of Composers' Writings from Palestrina to Copland
79204 New York Greenwood Press, Publishers 1969 0837111471 / 9780837111476 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
The writings of noted classical composers on the topic of their music are compiled in this volume. Stated first printing of this reprint edition (original publication date was 1956). --- In full light blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A firm, clean, bright copy but with a couple of scratches to front cover. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xxiii, 584 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Theodore Rex, MORRIS, Edmund
239 MORRIS, Edmund Theodore Rex
74419 New York Random House 2001 0394555090 / 9780394555096 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Second Printing. In black paper-covered boards with gilt titling & decorations, spine. Interior bears numerous photos; indexed. Bright, clean & unmarked. DJ intact and complete; bears orig. $35 flap price. The highly acclaimed sequel to the Pulitzer Prize-winning 'The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt' of Teddy Roosevelt in an attractive, undamaged copy. ; 8vo 8" - 10" tall; 772 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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The Enigma of Arrival, NAIPAUL, V. [Vidiadhar] S. [Surajprasad]
240 NAIPAUL, V. [Vidiadhar] S. [Surajprasad] The Enigma of Arrival
72308 New York Alfred A. Knopf 1987 0394509714 / 9780394509716 First American Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Nobel prizewinner's novel is an introspective look at his own life; tracks his migration from his native Trinidad to Britain. In black half cloth & turquoise paperboard covers. Interior clean & bright; unmarked. Dust jacket has chips & scuffs at edges. 2" tear at lower front hinge has been taped; now in removable mylar protector. With publisher's promotional bookmark specific to this title laid in. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 354 pages 
Price: 17.00 USD
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