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The Legend of Baby Doe  The Life and Times of the Silver Queen of the West, BURKE, John
41 BURKE, John The Legend of Baby Doe The Life and Times of the Silver Queen of the West
74767 New York G.P. Putnam's Sons 1974 BCE Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Book club edition. In dark red leatherette covers w/titling in orange on spine. Includes a section of b&w photos. Interior clean, bright and firm. Jacket has some sunning at spine. --- The compelling story of a woman who defied societial norms to marry a mining baron and her struggles to carry on after losing her substantial fortune.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 248 pages 
Price: 14.50 USD
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Rocky Mountain Adventure Collection The Adventures of a Colorado Mountaineer, BURR, TJ
42 BURR, TJ Rocky Mountain Adventure Collection The Adventures of a Colorado Mountaineer
79632 Santa Barbara, California U.S.A. Fithian Press 1992 156474003X / 9781564740038 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
The author shares his experiences backpacking, skiing, exploring, running, climbing, caving and prospecting in the Rockies. With illustrations of Andrew Triemer. --- A clean, firm softcover copy but with shallow creases and minor discoloration to covers.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 304 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Riverby, BURROUGHS, John
43 BURROUGHS, John Riverby
81039 Boston Houghton Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press, Cambridge 1895 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A collection of essays by naturalist John Burroughs (1837-1921). Mr. Burroughs, based in New York's Hudson Valley, was able to convey his love for nature through his many popular writings, which often appeared in magazines of his day. This work offers a nice selection of his simple, agreeable observations based on his observations near his riverside home, "Riverby". Indexed. --- In full vertically-ribbed olive cloth-covered boards with author facsimile signature to cover and spine titling, both in gilt. With frontis photo of an elderly Burroughs putzing around his home. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- With mildly rounded cover corners, dampstains to a few leaves, prior owner's inked initials to front free endpaper, and with little spotting to covers; otherwise a clean, firm copy.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); (10), 324 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Summit of the Years, BURROUGHS, John
44 BURROUGHS, John The Summit of the Years
79172 Boston Houghton Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press, Cambridge 1913 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A collection of essays by naturalist John Burroughs (1837-1921). Mr. Burroughs, based in New York's Hudson Valley, was able to convey his love for nature through his many popular writings, which often appeared in magazines of his day. This work offers a nice selection of his simple, agreeable observations on nature. Indexed. --- In full vertically ribbed olive cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. With frontis image of a thoughtful Burroughs sitting on the porch his simple cabin. Top edge gilt. Lacks a dust jacket. --- Volume with some spine lean, prior owner's dated signature on front free endpaper, and with a nick to rear cover edge; otherwise a clean, firm copy.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); viii, 298 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Butler's Lives of the Saints: Complete Edition (Volume II only: April, May, June), BUTLER, Alban (original author); THURSTON S. J., Herbert; ATTWATER, Donald (editors)
45 BUTLER, Alban (original author); THURSTON S. J., Herbert; ATTWATER, Donald (editors) Butler's Lives of the Saints: Complete Edition (Volume II only: April, May, June)
79701 Westminister, Maryland, Christian Classics 1956 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
An updated edition of Alban Butler's hagiographies, which first appeared in the 18th Century. This modern edition edited, revised and supplemented by Herbert Thurston, S.J. and Donald Attwater. The saints' biographies are arranged chronologically by their feast days. Volume II only of the original 4-volume set, covering April through June. --- In full black cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped cover and spine decorations and titling. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A firm, clean, bright copy but with prior owner's inked info. to front free endpaper and minor scratches to cloth.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); xxii, 692 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Butler's Lives of the Saints: Complete Edition (Volume III only: July, August, September), BUTLER, Alban (original author); THURSTON S. J., Herbert; ATTWATER, Donald (editors)
46 BUTLER, Alban (original author); THURSTON S. J., Herbert; ATTWATER, Donald (editors) Butler's Lives of the Saints: Complete Edition (Volume III only: July, August, September)
79702 Westminister, Maryland, Christian Classics 1956 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
An updated edition of Alban Butler's hagiographies, which first appeared in the 18th Century. This modern edition edited, revised and supplemented by Herbert Thurston, S.J. and Donald Attwater. The saints' biographies are arranged chronologically by their feast days. Volume III only of the original 4-volume set, covering July through September. --- In full black cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped cover and spine decorations and titling. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A firm, clean, bright copy but with prior owner's dated signature to front free endpaper, a few leaves dogeared to mark places, and minor scratches to cloth.; Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); xx, 705 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Einstein's Universe, CALDER, Nigel
47 CALDER, Nigel Einstein's Universe
74749 New York Viking 1979 0670290769 / 9780670290765 BCE Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Book club edition. In black quarter cloth and copper paper-covered boards. Smudge on front free endpaper, else a bright, clean copy lacking markings. Jacket with slight chafing at edges. --- Author's much-admired work explains Einstein's Theory of Relativity for the average reader. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 154 pages 
Price: 10.50 USD
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Lincoln and the Civil War  A Profile and a History, Canby, Courtlandt (editor)
48 Canby, Courtlandt (editor) Lincoln and the Civil War A Profile and a History
71435 New York George Braziller, Inc. 1960 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Writings focusing on Abraham Lincoln by assorted people are brought together in this work edited by Canby. In full black cloth covers; volume is cocked and has concave spine; interior solid and tight and unmarked. DJ is chipped at edges; in removable mylar protector; has orig flap price unclipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Little Masterpieces: Thomas Carlyle (Essay on Biography, Selected Biographical & Historical Sketches and Other Writings), CARLYLE, Thomas (author); PERRY, Bliss (editor)
49 CARLYLE, Thomas (author); PERRY, Bliss (editor) Little Masterpieces: Thomas Carlyle (Essay on Biography, Selected Biographical & Historical Sketches and Other Writings)
80238 New York Doubleday & McClure Co. 1901 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A 1901 edition in this collection of writings by the prominent Scottish social commentator Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881). With frontis portrait of the author, as well as a brief introduction by editor Bliss Perry. An entry in the publisher's "Little Masterpieces" series of noted works in compact size. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations in gilt on spine; publisher's blindstamped vignette to front cover. Lacks a dust jacket (likely as issued). --- Spine is darkened and with light edgewear, otherwise an attractive, sound copy.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; xiii, 204 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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An Outdoor Journal: Adventures and Reflections, CARTER, Jimmy
50 CARTER, Jimmy An Outdoor Journal: Adventures and Reflections
79449 New York Bantam Books 1988 0553053019 / 9780553053012 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. Signed simply "J Carter" on half title page. A memoir by the former U.S. president, recounting his experiences and friends. The author's various fishing and hunting trips around the world are emphasized. Attractive illustrations at chapter heads by unattributed artist. June 12, 1988 Denver Post review of this book laid in. --- In green paper-covered boards backed in green cloth, gilt-stamped spine titling. Dust jacket with a color photo of the author with a fly rod in the river. --- A clean, firm, bright copy lacking apparent damages. Jacket with retailer's large "autographed copy" sticker on cover, some bubbling to clear outer plastic skin and with a little rubbing, otherwise nice and with unclipped flap prices.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 275 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 91.50 USD
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Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini (Modern Library #3.2), CELLINI, Benvenuto
51 CELLINI, Benvenuto Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini (Modern Library #3.2)
80130 New York The Modern Library [c.1927] Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
This energetically-told autobiography by the 16th century Florentine artist, sculptor and author has become a classic. In an early Modern Library reprint edition. Translated from the Italian by John Addington Symonds. --- In Toledano spine #4 / brown leatherette limp boards / gilt lettering and decorations on cover and spine / publisher's brown topstain / yellow Bernhard endpapers. Lacks the dust jacket. Undated, but likely published c.1927. ML #3.2. --- With wear to edges of covers and general darkening to textblock edges. Interior leaves have yellowed a little but are clean and unmarked; volume is tight.; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); 485 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Autobigraphy of Benvenuto Cellini (Modern Library #150.3), CELLINI, Benvenuto
52 CELLINI, Benvenuto The Autobigraphy of Benvenuto Cellini (Modern Library #150.3)
77127 New York The Modern Library [c1961] Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
The 16th century Florentine artist, sculptor and author's tempestuous life is so energetically told here, this autobiography has become a classic. Translated from the Italian by John Addington Symonds. --- Toledano spine 8, w/blue cloth-covered boards, gilt titling on red spine & cover blocks, very faded red topstain, grey Kent endpapers. Likely published c1961 (though no publication date appears in book). Jacket style i, verso advertises 405 titles in ML catalog. ML #150.3. --- Penciling to front free endpaper, else an unmarked, firm, clean copy. Dust jacket with chafing and tears (especially at spine ends), orig. $1.95 flap price and in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; 485 pages 
Price: 15.50 USD
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The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini: The Works of Benvenuto Cellini (One Volume Edition), CELLINI, Benvenuto
53 CELLINI, Benvenuto The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini: The Works of Benvenuto Cellini (One Volume Edition)
79337 Roslyn, New York Black's Readers Service Company 1927 BCE Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
The 16th century Florentine artist, sculptor and author's tempestuous life is so energetically told here, this autobiography has become a classic. Translated from the Italian by John Addington Symonds. Offered in this, a book club reprint edition. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- About Near Fine, with just a hint of edgewear; otherwise a clean, sound, bright copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 403 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini (#31 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics"), CELLINI, Benvenuto; ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)
54 CELLINI, Benvenuto; ELIOT, Charles W. (editor) The Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini (#31 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")
80681 New York P. F. Collier & Son 1910 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
The 16th century Florentine artist, sculptor and author's tempestuous life is so energetically told in this autobiography that it has become a classic. Translated from the Italian by J. Addington Symonds. The 31st entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who supplies an introduction and notes. With sepia frontis illustration of Cellini's sculpture of Perseus with the head of the slain Medusa. --- 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, dampstains to covers and chafing to cloth along top edges, else a clean, firm, sound copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 454 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Witness, CHAMBERS, Whittaker
55 CHAMBERS, Whittaker Witness
81133 New York Random House 1952 BCE Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
A book club edition of author's sometimes riveting account of his life and turn toward, and then away from, membership in the U.S. Communist Party. Much of this memoir concerns the role played by Mr. Chambers in the notorious Alger Hiss trial, in which he was the chief witness against Mr. Hiss. --- In full black cloth-covered boards, with titling in white and gilt on spine. Lacks the dust jacket. --- Page 125/126 has been torn out and has been tipped back in. With a hole in cloth at mid-spine, some rubbing & soiling to cloth and rubbing to spine titling; interior is clean and textblock is firm, though leaves have yellowed a little.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 808 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Witness, CHAMBERS, Whittaker
56 CHAMBERS, Whittaker Witness
80833 New York Random House 1952 First Edition Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Stated First Printing of author's sometimes riveting account of his life and turn toward, and then away from, membership in the U.S. Communist Party. Much of this memoir concerns the role played by Mr. Chambers in the notorious Alger Hiss trial, in which he was the chief witness against Mr. Hiss. --- In full black cloth-covered boards, originally with titling in white and gold on spine. Lacks the dust jacket. --- NOTE: Spine titling has almost completely flaked away, making it unreadable; and with some discoloration to covers. Interior is clean and textblock is firm, though leaves have yellowed.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 808 pages 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Ingrid:  Ingrid Bergman, A Personal Biography, CHANDLER, Charlotte
57 CHANDLER, Charlotte Ingrid: Ingrid Bergman, A Personal Biography
74776 New York Simon & Schuster 2007 0743294211 / 9780743294218 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. In full grey and black paper-covered boards with titling in silver on spine. Includes a large section of b&w photos. Indexed. --- The life of the great actress Ingrid Bergman (1915-1982) is told in this attractive biography.; 8vo 8" - 10" tall; 334 pages 
Price: 11.50 USD
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin, CHAPLIN, Jeremiah
58 CHAPLIN, Jeremiah The Life of Benjamin Franklin
81123 Boston D. Lothrop & Co. 1876 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
A rather scarce copy of this 1876 First Edition of Jeremiah Chaplin's biography of American founding father, printer and inventor Benjamin Franklin. With a tissue-protected frontis engraved portrait that offers a Franklin image not often seen. --- In dark blue cloth-covered boards with decorations and titling in black and gilt on cover and spine. --- Despite the beginnings of a partial split near front of volume, volume remains firmly bound. With light wear to cloth at edges, minor soiling to covers.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 898 pages 
Price: 90.00 USD
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Letters to His Son and Others (Everyman's Library #823), CHESTERFIELD, Lord
59 CHESTERFIELD, Lord Letters to His Son and Others (Everyman's Library #823)
79258 London/ New York J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd./E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. - Everyman's Library 1935 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
The letters of Lord Chesterfield (Philip Dormer Stanhope) (1694-1173) to his son have endured through the years and are presented in this Everyman's Library edition, published in 1935. --- In full orange cloth-covered boards w/gilt-stamped spine titling. Lacks the dust jacket. --- Heavily sunned spine, with barely readable gilt titling; otherwise a firm, clean, unmarked copy. ; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); xix, 312, 4, (15, ads) pages 
Price: 20.50 USD
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My War: WW II - As Experienced by One Woman Soldier, CHRISMAN, Catherine (Bell)
60 CHRISMAN, Catherine (Bell) My War: WW II - As Experienced by One Woman Soldier
77396 Denver Maverick Publications 1989 0929021223 / 9780929021225 Trade Paperback Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
The author served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II and shares many of her experiences here. With a lengthy section of b&w photos. --- A bright, clean, unmarked softcover in stiff yellow wraps. One cover corner is creased. ; 196 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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The Man from Clear Lake: Earth Day Founder Senator Gaylord Nelson (signed by Gaylord Nelson), CHRISTOFFERSON, Bill
61 CHRISTOFFERSON, Bill The Man from Clear Lake: Earth Day Founder Senator Gaylord Nelson (signed by Gaylord Nelson)
79447 Madison, Wisconsin University of Wisconsin Press 2004 0299196402 / 9780299196400 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. A biography of an early champion of the environmental movement. Signed by Gaylord Nelson on title page: "To my good friend Ted/xxx/Gaylord Nelson". Sections of black and white photos in at least two locations. Tributes to the late senator at the time of his death are laid in. --- In full red/green woven cloth-covered boards, spine titling stamped in white. Jacket with portrait of Senator Nelson on cover. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy but with a little wrinkling to edges of jacket.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; vii, 403 pages 
Price: 62.00 USD
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Memories and Adventures, CHURCHILL, Winston
62 CHURCHILL, Winston Memories and Adventures
71032 New York Weidenfeld & Nicholson 1989 1555841686 / 9781555841683 First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
First printing of First US Edition. In maroon half cloth and maroon paper-covered boards. Clean, bright, unmarked interior. Priceclipped dust jacket has minor scuffing, otherwise in good shape. Sir Winston's grandson shares memories of his days with his famous grandfather and father. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 261 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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63 CHURCHILL, Winston S. Blood, Toil, Tears and Sweat: the Speeches of Winston Churchill
71035 Boston Houghton Mifflin 1989 0395517443 / 9780395517444 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good 
Sharp copy of complilation of Sir Winston's speeches. In black half cloth w/green boards; DJ crisp & w/priceclip inner flap & in Brodart poly protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 355 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Letters of Marcus Tullius Cicero -and- Letters of Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus (Pliny the Younger) (#9 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics"), CICERO, Marcus Tullius; CAECILIUS Secundus, Gaius Plinius (PLINY the Younger); ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)
64 CICERO, Marcus Tullius; CAECILIUS Secundus, Gaius Plinius (PLINY the Younger); ELIOT, Charles W. (editor) Letters of Marcus Tullius Cicero -and- Letters of Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus (Pliny the Younger) (#9 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")
80682 New York P. F. Collier & Son 1909 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Selections of letters by two prominent ancient Romans, Cicero and Pliny the Younger. Cicero's letters include his treatises on friendship and old age, and translated by E. S. Shuckburgh. Pliny's letters translated by William Melmoth, revised by F. C. T. Bosanquet. The 9th entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who supplies an introduction and notes. With sepia frontis illustration of Cicero addressing the Roman Senate. --- 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, dampstains to covers and textblock corners, chafing to cloth at spine ends, slightly splayed boards and the beginnings of a split near title page; else a clean, firm, sound copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 438 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Lives of the Presidents of the United States (The Favorite Library), CLARK, Mary Fairman
65 CLARK, Mary Fairman Lives of the Presidents of the United States (The Favorite Library)
79060 Boston DeWolfe, Fiske & Co. 1901 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
A charming, illustrated work, providing brief biographies of the first 26 U. S. Presidents (Washington through Theodore Roosevelt). With about 6 color plates and many black & white engraved illustrations. --- In olive cloth-covered boards with color illustrations on front and titling in black on spine. --- The binding is quite loose, with prior owner's signature to front paste-down, markings to front endpapers and leaves have yellowed. Overall, volume is intact and readable. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 272 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Young Sam Johnson, CLIFFORD, James L.
66 CLIFFORD, James L. Young Sam Johnson
78981 New York McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc. 1955 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
A full-length biography of Dr. Samuel Johnson, in which the author describes the first part of the celebrated lexicographer's life. With b&w illustrations, and map of Johnson's home town of Lichfield, England at endpapers and repeated near the back of the volume. --- In full ivory cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling on maroon cover & spine blocks. Jacket with painting of a youthful Sam Johnson. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy. Dust jacket with chipping, creases, a spine sticker remnant and small tears along edges; is otherwise in good shape and w/unclipped orig. $5.75 flap price. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xv, 377 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Ranch on the Ruidoso: The Story of a Pioneer Family in New Mexico, 1871-1968, COE, Wilbur
67 COE, Wilbur Ranch on the Ruidoso: The Story of a Pioneer Family in New Mexico, 1871-1968
81220 New York Alfred A. Knopf 1968 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Stated first edition, copyright page of this hardcover advance review copy. A memoir by a member of the notable Coe family of Lincoln County, New Mexico. Frank Coe, the author's father, was a principal in the vast Coe Ranch, near present-day Glencoe, New Mexico. He was also a major player in the famous Lincoln County War, which also featured Billy the Kid, Pat Garrett and many others. Includes an introduction by Peter Hurd. --- With 4 maps, 3 color plates (2 of which with Hurd paintings), and a section of black & white plates. In green and coral cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped apple and author initials on cover. Titling and branding iron also in gilt on spine; green topstain. Jacket features a Hurd painting on the cover, and a back cover map of the trails in the Lincoln County area in the 1870s and 1880s. --- A very nice copy, but with whitish discoloration to topstain, coffee-like stain to lower textblock edge and glued-on Alfred A. Knopf request for copies of any reviews to front free endpaper (with rippling to underlying paper). Price-clipped dust jacket has a couple of tape-repaired tears at spine ends and with some rubbing, is otherwise bright and in removable mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xviii, 279 pages 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Tuxedo Park: A Wall Street Tycoon and the Secret Palace of Science That Changed the Course of World War II (biography of Alfred Lee Loomis), CONANT, Jennet
68 CONANT, Jennet Tuxedo Park: A Wall Street Tycoon and the Secret Palace of Science That Changed the Course of World War II (biography of Alfred Lee Loomis)
71271 New York Simon & Schuster 2002 0684872870 / 9780684872872 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. A biography of the reclusive Wall Street tycoon Alfred Lee Loomis, whose secretive efforts in support of scientific research played a major role in the Allied victory in World War II. One of the results of this research was the development of advanced radar systems. Includes a section of black and white plates. --- In tan and black paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket photo features Alfred Loomis Hobart photo of Alfred Lee Loomis. --- A bright, firm, clean copy lacking damages, in similar unclipped jacket.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xvi, 330 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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The Dimensions of Robert Frost, Cook, Reginald L.
69 Cook, Reginald L. The Dimensions of Robert Frost
71508 New York Rinehart & Company 1959 Second Printing Hardcover Fair in Good dust jacket 
Close longtime Frost friend profiles the famous poet in this work. Interspersed with many of the poems, or fragments of poems. In full green cloth covers, very thoroughly stained on exterior with whiteish stain (possible mildew) ; beginnings of spine crack at frt of book. Interior intact, inked presentation remarks. DJ minor chips & tears and in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 241 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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70 Coote, Stephen Royal Survivor: The Life of Charles II
50361 031222687X / 9780312226879 Hard Cover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
"one of Britain's most glamorous kings" profiled in this biography. Impeccable shape, 2nd prtg. Not price clipped or remainder marked.; 50361; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Present Indicative, COWARD, Noel
71 COWARD, Noel Present Indicative
72386 Garden City, New York Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc. 1937 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Stated first edition after the printing of 301 deluxe copies. The witty English playwright, composer, director and actor Noel Coward's autobiography. With b&w photos scattered throughout, including author frontispiece photo. --- In full orange-red cloth covers with titling and decorations in gilt on black spine block. A firm, intact copy though with somewhat yellowed leaves and prior owner's signature penciled to front free endpaper. Lacks a dust jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 371 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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General George Crook: His Autobiography (New Edition), CROOK, General George; SCHMITT, Martin F. (edited and annotated by)
72 CROOK, General George; SCHMITT, Martin F. (edited and annotated by) General George Crook: His Autobiography (New Edition)
78649 Norman University of Oklahoma Press 1960 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
1960 revised edition of a work first published in 1946, edited and annotated by Martin F. Schmitt. For General Crook, the U.S. Civil War was just the beginning as he went on to his Army career in the American West and the Indian Wars. Coverage of Crook's experiences in the Civil War, vs. Geronimo, his capture and much more. With endpaper maps, 4 interior maps, and 16 b&w illustrations. Includes bibliography and index. --- In full blue cloth-covered hardcovers with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on spine. Red-orange jacket with photo of the General on cover. --- With prior owner's signature to verso of front free endpaper and a little chafing to cover edges; otherwise a clean, unmarked and firm copy. Jacket with a few tears to edges and sunning to spine; bears orig. $5 flap price and in removable mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xx, 326 pages 
Price: 39.00 USD
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Western Yesterdays: Thomas Fitzpatrick, Railroadman (Volume VI), CROSSEN, Forest
73 CROSSEN, Forest Western Yesterdays: Thomas Fitzpatrick, Railroadman (Volume VI)
79056 Boulder, Colorado Boulder Publishing, Inc. 1968 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Number six in the Western Yesterdays series, a biography of 19th Century American railroad builder Thomas Fitzpatrick. With several b&w photo plates on rectos and versos of 4 leaves, plus a two-page map of the west-central U.S. at rear of volume. --- With wrap-around image of Indians setting fire to newly-laid track on covers; lacks a dust jacket. --- Boards are somewhat splayed and with a small spot on front cover; else a firm, unmarked copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 102 pages 
Price: 17.50 USD
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The Benevolent Dictators: Interviews with Advertising Greats, CUMMINGS, Bart
74 CUMMINGS, Bart The Benevolent Dictators: Interviews with Advertising Greats
78246 Chicago Crain Books 1984 0872510913 / 9780872510913 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. Signed by author on front free endpaper: 'All the best/Bart Cummings'. A biographical sketch of 18 prominent advertising executives, each with its own b&w portrait of the subject. Mr. Cummings compiled his own impressive resumé in the advertising world. --- In full tan and navy gloss cloth covers, w/silver-stamped titling on spine. Simply-designed jacket in navy, tan and white; with author portrait and profile on flaps. --- A bright, clean, firm copy lacking obvious damages. Jacket with a 1/2 in. tear to lower edge; slight chafing to edges; otherwise nice and in removable archival mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xiv, 329 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 26.50 USD
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An Unfinished Life:  John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963, DALLEK, Robert
75 DALLEK, Robert An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963
76982 Boston Little, Brown and Company 2003 0316172383 / 9780316172387 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. Author's comprehensive biography of Mr. Kennedy, complete with two sections of b&w photos, extensive endnotes, and index. --- In full maroon cloth-covered boards with titling stamped in silver on spine. Jacket with photo of John F. Kennedy in a rocking chair on cover. --- A clean, firm copy lacking markings. Covers with light rubbing and cover corners are bumped. Jacket chafed along edges, bears orig. $30 flap price. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; x, 838 pages 
Price: 14.50 USD
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Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea, DANA Jr., Richard Henry
76 DANA Jr., Richard Henry Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea
81059 New York The Heritage Press 1947 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
An illustrated reprint edition in slipcase of author's classic memoir of his working trip on a voyage from New England to the coastal areas of California in the 1830s. Includes his account of his later return trip to San Francisco, entitled "Twenty-four Years After". --- In illustrated gold cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling on green spine block and green topstain. Sandglass flyer not present. Slipcase covered in green paper. --- With yellowing and fading to spine, scratches to spine title block and a mild bump to lower cover corner, otherwise a clean, firm copy. Slipcase with scratches and a little sunning to extremites, else sound and fully functional.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xx, 346 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea (Limited, illustrated edition), DANA, Richard Henry
77 DANA, Richard Henry Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea (Limited, illustrated edition)
80849 New York Random House 1936 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Author's memoir of his working trip on a voyage from New England to the coastal areas of California in the 1830s is a classic. This edition includes his account of a return trip to San Francisco, entitled "Twenty-four Years After". One of 1,000 copies printed by Edwin & Robert Grabhorn of San Francisco. Illustrated with fourteen plates depicting California and maritime scenes. --- In light olive linen-covered boards backed in soft tan suede, with titling in brown. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- With foxing to covers, light wear to cover edges; interior is otherwise firm and clean.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xiv, 464 pages 
Price: 51.00 USD
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Two Years Before the Mast and Twenty-four Years After (#23 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics"), DANA, Richard Henry; ELIOT, Charles W. (editor)
78 DANA, Richard Henry; ELIOT, Charles W. (editor) Two Years Before the Mast and Twenty-four Years After (#23 in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics")
80704 New York P. F. Collier & Son 1909 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Richard Henry Dana Jr.'s memoir of his voyage aboard a a fur trading ship in the early 1800s to what is now the west coast of the U.S. is a fascinating look at what the Pacific Coast was like before it was settled by migrating Americans. It has been described as ". . .the greatest sea-book that was ever written in any language." The 23rd entry in The Five-Foot Shelf of Books series, "The Harvard Classics", edited by Charles W. Eliot, who has supplied introductions and notes. With sepia frontis portrait of Dana. --- 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 mild sunning to spine, a partial split near front of volume, and with light wear to cloth at head of spine; otherwise an intact, firm, sound copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); 424 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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England's Constable  The life and letters of John Constable, DARRACOTT, Joseph
79 DARRACOTT, Joseph England's Constable The life and letters of John Constable
76263 London The Folio Society 1985 Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
This slim volume provides a look at the great English landscape and portrait painter John Constable (1776-1837). With numerous color and b&w plates bearing images of Constable's (and others) works. In full beige cloth-covered boards with sepia image pasted to cover; titling in gilt on brown spine block. Slipcase is covered with a landscape scene from one of Constable's paintings. --- A very handsome copy; without damages to interior or covers. Slipcase with rubbing at extremities. (Any reference to dust jacket is meant to describe the slipcase.) ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 143 pages 
Price: 14.50 USD
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The Autobiography of Charles Darwin and Selected Letters, DARWIN, Charles (author); DARWIN, Francis (editor)
80 DARWIN, Charles (author); DARWIN, Francis (editor) The Autobiography of Charles Darwin and Selected Letters
80054 New York Dover Publications [c.1970s] 0486204790 / 9780486204796 Trade Paperback Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
A trade paperback edition offering Darwin's memoir, with letters. Much of this work is concerned with his landmark "Origin of Species." Edited by Francis Darwin, son of Charles Darwin. An "abbreviation" of Charles Darwin's lengthy "Life and Letters" of 1887. Indexed. --- A clean, firm, bright copy lacking markings. Covers with slight chafing to edges.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xiv, 365 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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