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141 Selby-Lowndes, Joan The Blue Train
Abelard-Schuman 1958 Hardcover Good Very Good Signed
Abelard-Schuman, 1958 253 pp Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Library stamps on page edges and copyright page. Dediation from author to choreographer Richard Maitland on flyleaf. Dust jacket is bright and undamaged, now in mylar wrapper.. Dedication By Author. Hard Cover. Good/Very Good. Ex-Library. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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R.B. Kitaj Exhibition Catalog Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Shannon, Joe
142 Shannon, Joe R.B. Kitaj Exhibition Catalog Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Washington D.C. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Smithsonian Institution 1981 Paperback Very Good 
Washington D.C.: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Smithsonian Institution, 1981 174 ppwith B&W illustrations on glazed paper throughout.Catalog of the traveling exhibition held at the Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution Washington D.C., Cleveland Museum of Art, and Stadtische Kunsthalle Dusseldorf Sept. 17, 1981 - M ar. 21, 1982. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are clean, bight and undamaged with a little rubbing at along spine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Large Format Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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Fossils and Flies: The Life of a Complete Scientist Samuel Wendell Williston ( 1851 - 1918), Shor, Elizabeth Noble
143 Shor, Elizabeth Noble Fossils and Flies: The Life of a Complete Scientist Samuel Wendell Williston ( 1851 - 1918)
Norman, OK University of Oklahoma Press 1971 0806109491 / 9780806109497 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1971 285 pp with 16 B&W plates plus ilustrations in text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. previous owner's name on first fre page. DJ is intact, sunned along spine.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Cowpokes, Nesters, & So on, Sims, Judge Orland L. Sims
144 Sims, Judge Orland L. Sims Cowpokes, Nesters, & So on
Austin, Texas, U.S.A. The Encino Press 1970 1st Edition Hardcover As New Very Good Signed
Austin, Texas, U.S.A.: The Encino Press, 1970 297 pp with B&W illuswtrations in text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Judge Sims' signature is on the first free page. Quarter-bound cream cloth boards with gold-stamped author's signature are immaculate. Illustrated card case has a small chip missing along bottom. Judge Orland S. Sims (1881-1973) was was reared at Paint Rock and San Angelo, and graduated from the University of Texas in 1905 with a degree in civil engineering. He returned as a farmer and rancher to Concho County, where he later served as county commissioner, county judge (1927–35), and member of the Thirty-seventh Texas Legislature (1921). As county commissioner, Sims pioneered the use of tractors and heavy road-building equipment; he also helped form the Texas Good Roads Association. While he was a state representative, he helped draft the bill establishing the State Highway Department (now the Texas Department of Transportation). A long time student of area history and of archaeology, Judge Sims published two books in recent years, "Gun Toters I have Known" recounted exploits of some of the early-day outlaws and peace officers of the area and "Cowpoke, Nesters & So Forth" recounts his observations of the changing situation from the time his parents moved to Paint Rock.. By Author on FFP. 1st Edition. Hardcover Cased. As New/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 115.00 USD
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Who is Ronald Reagan: The Hot-line Story of the Most Exciting Figure in American Politics, Smith, George H.
145 Smith, George H. Who is Ronald Reagan: The Hot-line Story of the Most Exciting Figure in American Politics
Pyramid Books 1968 First Printing Paperback Very Good 
Pyramid Books, 1968 173 pp plus3 pp of ads.Three-page picture section. Text is clean, tight, unmarked, yellowed. Covers are lightly rubbed.. First Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. First Edition. 
Price: 29.00 USD
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146 Smyth, Ethel Impresions That Remained: Memoirs
Alfred A. Knopf 1946 2nd Printing Hardcover Good No Jacket 
Alfred A. Knopf, 1946 516 pps. plus 15 B&W plates. Deckled front edge.. Text clean, tight, unmarked, toned.. Owner's signature on end- paper. Black cloth cover somehat faded. Gold stamping on cover and spine good. . 2nd Printing. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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147 Speer, Richard Matt Lamb The Art of Success
Somerset, New Jersey, U.S.A. John Wiley & Sons 2005 0471711543 / 9780471711544 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Signed
Somerset, New Jersey, U.S.A.: John Wiley & Sons, 2005 356 pp. with a dedication, signiature and two wonderful drawings by Lamb of a man's face in profile and a woman full-face on the front endpapers. Otherwise immaculate. Text super clean, tight and unmarked. White boards are likewise. DJ is "as new" with no bumps or rubs. The book showcases an extraordinary life, Lamb is a man of keen business acumen, spiritual curiosity, uninhibited artistry, and infectious enthusiasm. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. By Subject. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Murrow: His Life and Times, Sperber, A.M.
148 Sperber, A.M. Murrow: His Life and Times
New York Freundlich Books 1986 0881910082 / 9780881910087 Hardcover Good Near Fine Signed
New York: Freundlich Books, 1986 XX + 795 pp with32 B&W plates. Dedication by Ann Sperber,"To Dorris Johnson ( Mrs. Nunnally Johnson)- with admiration and affection and many, many thanks!"Text would be described as "fine" save for a light moisture stain along the edge of the first 20 pages. Stain doesn't extend into text. nor are pages stuck together.Otherwise tight and unmarked. DJ is clean, bright, undamaged. A sticker with the author's name is affixed to flyleaf. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dedication By Author. Hardcover. Good/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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V. Sackville-West A Critical Biography, Stevens, Michael
149 Stevens, Michael V. Sackville-West A Critical Biography
New York Scribners 1974 0684136775 / 9780684136776 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Minus 
New York: Scribners, 1974 192 pp with B&W illustrations throughout and a bibliography of Sackville-West's works. A perceptive study of the relationship between V. Sackville-West's life and work, in which he explores her poems "The Land" and "The Garden," biographies, novels, shorter poetry, and all her writings, published and unpublished. Text is clean, tight and unmarked save for a previous owner's name on flyleaf. DJ is bright and intact but for two small closed tears. In mylar jacket.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good Minus. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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150 Struve, Arno The Struve Family in Europe and in Texas
TX Arno Struve 1978 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
TX: Arno Struve, 1978 216 pp. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Yellow cloh boaords with brown printed titles are clean, lightly bumped at extremities. #001882 Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Privately Printed. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Strangers at the Gate, Summers, Carole
151 Summers, Carole Strangers at the Gate
Self-published 2013 Paperback Very Good 
Self-published, 2013 231 pp with B&W photo illustrations throughout. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are bright and undamaged. The author says, "I was born in South Texas and grew up on a cotton farm in the 1950s. I owe the privilege of my Texas upbringing to the stalwart spirit of my great-grandparents Tomas and Veronika Fojt who in 1870 were among Texas’ first pioneers. They came with a hearty constitution, physical endurance, grit, perseverance, bravery and a spirit forged by love of land and freedom. As Czech immigrants they settled the Texas blacklands as farmers and blacksmiths. Unfortunately, 140 years passed before I became aware of the depth of gratitude owed them; and conversely–due largely to ignorance of their existence–had likewise been denied. After searching, I finally found the remains of their intrepid spirit on the Texas prairie–etched in stone and muted in the silence of a foreign language that as a 4th generation Texas Czech, I had long forgotten. In their memory, I published Strangers at the Gate in 2013 to honor and give thanks for their fortuitous ancestral passage to an extraordinary place called Texas.". Large Format Soft Cover. Very Good. 8.5" x 11". Privately Printed. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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152 Suzanne Munshower Don Johnson: An Unauthoized Biography
Signet 1986 0451143450 / 9780451143457 Paperback Very Good 
Signet, 1986 180 pp with 8 ppof B&W illustrations. Text is clean, tight and unmarked, slightly yellowed. Covers are bright and undamaged.. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Teilhard De Chardin Album, Teilhard De Chardin,  Pierre
153 Teilhard De Chardin, Pierre Teilhard De Chardin Album
London Collins 1966 Hardcover Very Good Good 
London: Collins, 1966 223 pp with B&W photo illustrations on virtually evry page.Text is clean, tight and unmarked.Grey cloth boards are clea, lightly bumped at extremities. DJ has some edgewear, now in protective mylar.. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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154 Terrill, Ross Mao a Biography
Harper & Row 1980 006014243X / 9780060142438 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Plus 
Harper & Row, 1980 481 pp. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Red cloth boards with white quarter-binding are clean and undamaged. Dust jacket is intact with slight shelfwear.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Season of High Adventure: Edgar Snow in China (Philip E.Lilienthal Books), Thomas, S. Bernard
155 Thomas, S. Bernard Season of High Adventure: Edgar Snow in China (Philip E.Lilienthal Books)
U.S.A. University of California Press 1996 0520202767 / 9780520202764 First Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine 
U.S.A.: University of California Press, 1996 xvii, 416 pp with 24 B&W platesand one map. Biography of Edgar Snow (1905 - 1972) an American journalist known for his books and articles on Communism in China and the Chinese Communist revolution. He was the first Western journalist to give a full account of the history of the Chinese Communist Party following the Long March, and was the first to interview many of its leaders, including Mao Zedong. He is best known for his book, Red Star Over China (1937), an account of the Chinese Communist movement from its foundation until the late 1930s. Text is clean, ight and unmarked. DJ is bright and undamaged. Contents [hide]. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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156 Toliver, Col. Raymond F. Fighter General the Life of Adolf Galland
Ampress Publishing 1990 Hardcover Good Minus Fair 
Ampress Publishing, 1990 355 pp with B&W illustrations in text. The most fiercely defended skies in history were over Germany during WWll, and General Adolf Gallard was the architect of that defence. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Black paper boards are undamaged. Dust jacket has a big chip missing from the back. Now in protective mylar wrapper. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Good Minus/Fair. Book Club Edition. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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157 Tolland, John Adolf Hitler Volumes 1 & 2
Doubleday and Co. 1976 Hardcover Good No Jacket 
Doubleday and Co., 1976 1102 pps. plus 5 map and table pgs. plus 36 photograph pgs. (combined) plus maps on endpapers. Pages deckled on right.Text clean, bright, tight and unmarked. Volume 1 cover (black) has chipping on spine and corner wear. Volume 2 cover (red) is better but shows wear on extremeties.. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 5.75" x 8.5". 
Price: 24.00 USD
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158 Trench, Charles Chenevix The Road to Khartoum
Dorset Press 1987 0880291524 / 9780880291521 Hardcover Fine Fine 
Dorset Press, 1987 320 pp with21 B&W illustrations and 3 maps. A reprint of the 1979 edition. This splendidly researched portrait of General Charles Gordan, who served as Victorian Britain's ideal of a military hero, who is presented as a many-faceted man. Trench confronts the central fact of Gordan's career and personality: the unaccountable fascination which he exercised over others, why men were willing to uproot there lives and endure appalling hardships, just to follow him: to China, to South Africa, to Khartoum where he met his death when the English garrison was overrun by Muslim fanatics in 1884. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is bright and undamaged. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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159 Turnbull , Andrew Scott Fitzgerald a Biography
London The Bodley Head 1962 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good 
London: The Bodley Head, 1962 320 pgs. 16 b/w photo plates. Text clean, tight, bright and unmarked. DJ has tiny tear in acetate.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 5.75" x 8.75". Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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Real Conversations No. 1 Henry Rollins, Billy Childish, Jello Biafra, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Vale, V. (interviewer)
160 Vale, V. (interviewer) Real Conversations No. 1 Henry Rollins, Billy Childish, Jello Biafra, Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Re/Search Publications 2001 1889307092 / 9781889307091 1st Edition Paperback Good 
Re/Search Publications, 2001 239 pp witn B&W pictures in text. How do Rollins, Biafra, Ferlinghetti and Childish remain independent is a corperate world? Tales, advice and dark humor from citizens of the eternal underground. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are clean and bright but bumped at corners, shelfworn.. 1st Edition. Trade Paperback. Good. First Edition. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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