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1 Cowboy Pete the Autobiography of Major General Charles H. Corlett
Santa Fe, NM Sleeping Fox Enterprises 1974 First Paperback Very Good 
Santa Fe, NM: Sleeping Fox Enterprises, 1974 127 pp with B&W illustrations in text. . Text is clean, tight and unmarked Dedication by Pauline Corlett on title page. Covers have some yellowing and edgewear. " Major General Charles Harrison Corlett (July 31, 1889 October 13, 1971), nicknamed "Cowboy Pete," was a senior United States Army officer who commanded troops in both the Pacific and European Theaters during World War II. He led the attack on Kiska in 1943 and commanded the 7th Infantry Division in the taking of Kwajalein in 1944. After D-Day he led the XIX Corps in pursuit of the retreating German Army through France, Belgium, Holland, and Germany"Courtesy Wikipedia. By Author's Wife. 1st Edition. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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2 Four Americans in Paris: The Collections of Gertrude Stein and Her Family
The Museum of Modern Art 1970 Large Format Soft Cover Very Good 
173 pp with B&W and sepia photography throughout. Published. in conjunction with an exhibit of the same name at the Museum of Modern Art, NYC. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Flexable maroon leatherette covers have slight shelfwear. Size: 10.25" x 8.25" 
Price: 12.00 USD
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3 Gustave Alexandre Eiffel
teNeues 2003 First Hardcover As New As New Jacket 
79 pp with color illustrations on every page. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Boards and dust jacket are "fine" with no damage. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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4 Maria Teresa Ocana
Boston Bullfinch Press 1996 Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Picasso and Els 4 Cats: The Early Years in turn-ofthe-Century Barcelona 
Boston: Bullfinch Press, 1996 322 pp with color and B&W illustrations throughout Published to mark the exhibition at the Picasso Museum in Barcelona November 1995 to February 1996. Nine essays on Picasso's early years, a list of his cataloged works and a bibliography. Text is clean , tight and unmaeked.Black cloth boards are 'fine,' unfaded, undamaged/ DJ is bright and whole. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Picasso and Els 4 Cats: The Early Years in turn-ofthe-Century Barcelona. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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5 Prints and Drawings of Kathe Kollwitz
New York Dover Publications 1969 Hardcover Very Good Plus No Jacket 
xxxii + 75 pp of illustrations, both lithographic and woodcut .With an introduction by Carl Zigrosser an bibliography. A Dover reprint of book first published in 1951. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Red boards are clean with slight corner bumping. Size: 13.75" x 8.5" 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Sands Springs, Oklahoma ; A Community History Vols. I & II
Sand Springs Cultural and Historical Museum Trust Authority 1995 Hardcover As New 
Quarto. Texts are clean, tight and unmarked. Previous owner's name on front endpapers. Dark green and blackleatherette boards with gold-stamped titles are bright and undamaged. Town history plus family histories. 
Price: 140.00 USD
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7 The Japanese Crown Prince Akihito Picture Book (1950's)
Japan Paperback Very Good 
Japan Unpaginated with B&W photography on every page. A picture book of the Crown Prince Akihito's home life and visit to the coronation of Queen Elizabeth I. Text, only an index to the pictures, is in Japanese. Interior is clean and undamaged. Light soil to the beige paper boards with gold-stamped birds flying. Size: 3.5" x 6". Flexible Soft Cover. Very Good. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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8 Adams. Olive A Split Life an Autobiography Spanning 83 Years
Bali Self-published 2000 First Soft Cover Very Good Signed
6 1/8" X 8 1/8" Self-published. 193 pps. Some b/w photgraphs. Text clean tight, bright and unmarked. Tiny burn mark near inside margin on first page. Dedication by author on first page. Xeroxed notice affixed inside first page by publishers. White softcover with dark grey illustration and embellishements clean, tight, bright with minimal wear. This self-published biography written by Australian poet Olvie Adams recounts her life in Bali, where she died in 2012, age 94. An uncommon title, no other copies online. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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9 Alexander, Caroline Mrs. Chippy's Last Expedition the Remarkable Journal of Shckelton's Polar-Bound Cat
Harper Collins 1997 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket Hurley, Frank (photos) and W. E. How (drawings) 
5" x 7.75" 148 pps. B/W photographs, drawings throught . Maps on endpapers. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Previous owner's initials on front endpapers. DJ is bright and intact. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 Allard, Noel E. Speed: The Biography of Charles W. Holman
U.S.A. Flying Books 1986 091113901X / 9780911139013 Large Format Soft Cover Good 
86 pp with B&W illustrations throughout text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Magic marker older price and ID on page edges and title page. Covers are bright and undamaged. Size: 8.5" x 10.75" 
Price: 12.00 USD
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11 Alvarez, Luis W. Adventures of a Physicist
Basic Books, Inc 1987 0465001157 / 9780465001156 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
6.25" X 9.5" 12, 292 pps. plus 8 b/w plates with photographs.Text and plates are clean, tight, bright and unmarked. Violet cloth-bound boards with gold printing on spine have a slightly sunned top edge but are otherwise undamaged. White DJ with bold red title in a black box featuring small b/w photographs shows some sunning on spine but is tight and bright with minimal wear. An entertaining autobiography by a Nobel Prize-winning physicist, Luis Alvarez, known for his presence on the historic WWII mission aboard the Enola Gay. In protective mylar. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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12 Ament, Pat Royal Robbins: Spirit of the Age the Biography of America's Most Distinguished Rock Climber
Stackpole Books 1998 0811729133 / 9780811729130 Paperback Very Good 
Stackpole Books, 1998 303 pp with B&W photo illustrations in text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are bright and undamaged. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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13 Anthony Burgess Ernest Hemingway and His World
U.S.A. Charles Scribner's Sons 1978 068415661X / 9780684156613 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
128 pp with B&W illustrations on every page. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Green cloth boards are undamaged. DJ is bright and whole save for one short closed tear. Now in mylar protector. #001855. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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14 Axel Madsen Silk Roads: The Asian Adventures of Clara and Andre Malraux
Pharos Books 1989 0886874335 / 9780886874339 First Hardcover As New As New Jacket 
299 pp with 20 B&W plates. text is clean, tight and unmarked. Beige quarter- bound boards are pristine. DJ is bright and undamaged. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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15 Balchin, Nigel The Anatomy of Villainy
London Collins 1950 First Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
256 pp. with eight B&W plates.Short biographies of Titus Oates, Francis Charteris, Douglas Home, Rasputin, Joseph Smith and others stressing their presumed villainy. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Bookseller's sticker on rear endpapers. Red cloth boards are undamaged save for a small stain on front cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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16 Barbour, Philip L. The Three Worlds of Captain John Smith
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1964 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
6" x 8.5" 19, 553 pps. with several maps plus 17 b/w plate pages (icluding frontspiece). Text clean, tight, bright and unmarked. Brown cloth boards with gold and dark brown printing has minor wear on extremeties but is VG. Pale orange DJ black and grey graphics and printing is sunned along spine, clean and intact, now in protective mylar. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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17 Barr, Pat A Curious Life for a : The Story of Isabella Bird a Remarkable Victorian Traveler
Doubleday & Co 1970 First Hardcover Fair No Jacket 
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. 347 pp with 6 maps and 36 B&W plates A Scottish gentlewoman, Isabella Bird's travels in the Rockies, Hawaii, tJapan and the Far East Central Asia and Moroccoin the late 19th century. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Hinge split but holding at title page. Library stamps on title page and book appears to have been relined. Nevertheless a good reading copy. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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18 Beerbohm, Max Lytton Strachey
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1943 First Hardcover Fine No Jacket as Published Jacket 
37 pp. The Rede Lecture titled "Lytton Strachey's Writings" delivered by Beerbohm at Cambridge in 1943. Text is pristine - clean, tight and unmarked. Pink paper boards are "near fine," clean and undamaged. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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19 Behr, Edward Hirohito: Behind the Myth
U.S.A. Villard 1989 0394580729 / 9780394580722 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
xxvi, 437 pp with 8 B&W plates. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Remainder dot on bottom page edges. DJ is clean, bright, undamaged. Now in protective mylar. "This remarkable book is a cool and powerfully convincing attempts to dismantle the myths that constitute one of the most successful public relations exercises of the twentieth century". to expose Hirohito's true role in Japanese politics of the 1930's and 1940"s. Size: thick 8vo. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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20 Bejarano, Francisco Oliveira y Silva, Cesar Amilcar Bejarano Filippi El Tanido De Otro Campana En Defensa Del Gral. Bejarano
2001 First Softcover Very Good 
Self-published. Aan enthusiastic apology written in defense of Gral. Ramón César Bejarano, the author's uncle, heroic ex-combatant of the Chaco War, post mortem, Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covars have light shelfwear. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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