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141 Page, Hugh Dust, Drugs and Depression Driven off By the Wind (signed By author)
iUniverse 2006 0595395228 / 9780595395224 Paperback Very Good Signed
iUniverse, 2006 (7),161 pps. plus 8 pages with b/w photographs. Text clean, bright, tight and unmarked. Semi-gloss blue cover with white type and period photographs clean and bright . Dedication by author on half-title page,. Dedication By Author. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 6"x 9". 
Price: 21.00 USD
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142 Palmer, Alan Metternich
Harper & Row 1972 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Harper & Row, 1972 405 pp with 16 B&W plates and three maps in text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Red cloth boards are bright and undamaged. DJ is clean with light shelfwear. Now in protective mylar.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Bloody White Baron The Extraordinary Story of the Russian Nobleman Who Became the Last Khan of Mongolia, Palmer, James
143 Palmer, James The Bloody White Baron The Extraordinary Story of the Russian Nobleman Who Became the Last Khan of Mongolia
New York Basic Books 2009 Hardcover Fine Fine 
New York: Basic Books, 2009 274 pp. plus two maps.The history of baron Ungern-Sternberg, a White Russian self-proclaimed general who, after the fall of Russia to the Bolshivicks, led an a rag-tag army of Cossacks into Mongolia to set up a divine-right monarchy of extraordinary violence and cruelty. text is clean, tight and unmarked, DJ is clean, bright, undamaged. In mylar jacket.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Book Club Edition. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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144 Pearson, Hesketh OSCAR WILDE His Life and Wit
Harper and Brothers 1946 1st Edition. Hardcover Good No Jacket 
Harper and Brothers, 1946 345 pps. with deckled edges on right side, plus 13 b/w plates with period photographs. Text clean, tight, unmarked and toned. Navy cloth-covered boards with gold printing on spine Good with some fading on spine and upper margin.. 1st Edition.. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 6 1/2" X 9 5/8". First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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145 Pearson, Hesketh OSCAR WILDE His Life and Wit
Harper and Brothers 1946 1st Edition. Hardcover Good No Jacket 
Harper and Brothers, 1946 345 pps. with deckled edges on right side, plus 13 b/w plates with period photographs. Text clean, tight, unmarked and toned. Navy cloth-covered boards with gold printing on spine Good with some fading on spine and upper margin.. 1st Edition.. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 6 1/2" X 9 5/8". First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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146 Pearson, John Edward the Rake: an Unwholesome Biography of Edward the VII
Harcourt Brace Javonovich 1973 0151279659 / 9780151279654 1st American Ed. Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Harcourt Brace Javonovich, 1973 181 pps. plus 16 b/w plates. Text clean, tight, and unmarked -. Burgundy colored endpapers and grey and green cloth boards with silver stamping bumped at spine ends. White DJ with full-color illustration and white and rosey toned type clean, bright and undamaged.. In protective mylar.. 1st American Ed.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 5.75" x 8.5". Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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147 Pearson, John Edward the Rake: an Unwholesome Biography of Edward the VII
Harcourt Brace Javonovich 1973 0151279659 / 9780151279654 1st American Ed. Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Harcourt Brace Javonovich, 1973 181 pps. plus 16 b/w plates. Text clean, tight, and unmarked -. Burgundy colored endpapers and grey and green cloth boards with silver stamping bumped at spine ends. White DJ with full-color illustration and white and rosey toned type clean, bright and undamaged.. In protective mylar.. 1st American Ed.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 5.75" x 8.5". Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Faces of Science Fiction Intimate Portraits of the Men and Women Who Shape the Way We Look at the Future, Perrey, Patti
148 Perrey, Patti The Faces of Science Fiction Intimate Portraits of the Men and Women Who Shape the Way We Look at the Future
New York Blue Jay Books 1984 Stated First Printing. Paperback Near Fine Signed
New York: Blue Jay Books, 1984 New York: Blue Jay Books, 1984 Unpaginated. Black and white portraits on every page. Introduction by Gene Wolfe. Perret traveled the USA to photograph eighty-twoe authors from the Golden Age of science fiction, each writer has also contributed a personal statement. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Inscription on title page reads, "To harvey, P 1986." Coversd are undamaged, very slightly yellowed. Signed by Author on title Page. Stated First Printing. Large Format Softcover. Near Fine.. Signed by Author(s). Stated First Printing.. Paperback. Near Fine. First Edition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Alan Moorehead, Pocock, Tom
149 Pocock, Tom Alan Moorehead
London Bodley Head 1990 0370312619 / 9780370312613 First Edition. Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
London: Bodley Head, 1990 311 pp with22 B&W plates. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. previous owner's name stamp on front endpaper. Dust jacket is bright and intact, now in protective mylar. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Dream of Lhasa: The Life of Nikolay Przhevalsky Explorer of Central Asia, Rayfield, Donald
150 Rayfield, Donald The Dream of Lhasa: The Life of Nikolay Przhevalsky Explorer of Central Asia
Ohio University Press 1976 Hardcover As New As New 
Ohio University Press, 1976 Ohio University Press, 1976 221 pp with 14 B&W plates and 2 maps. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is bright and undamaged. Hardcover. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.. Hardcover. As New/As New. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 32.00 USD
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Frederick the Great: a Biography, Reiners, Ludwig
151 Reiners, Ludwig Frederick the Great: a Biography
G. P. Putnam's Sons 1960 Hardcover Very Good Good 
G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1960 304 pp with 4 B&W plates and a genealogical chart of the family tree of Frederick II. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is intact but rubbed.. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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152 Reynolds, Margaret The Sappho History
Palgrave/Macmillan 2003 0333971701 / 9780333971703 1st Edition Hardcover As New As New 
Palgrave/Macmillan, 2003 311 pps. plus 8 glossy b/w plates and frontispiece. Text clean, tight, brght and unmarked. As New. .Black cloth boards with silver stamping clean and unused. DJ with full-color illustration and white type pristine.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New. 6.25" x 8.75". Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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The Strange Life of Objects: 35 Centuries of Art Collecting and Collectors, Rheims, Maurice
153 Rheims, Maurice The Strange Life of Objects: 35 Centuries of Art Collecting and Collectors
New York Antheneum 1961 First American Edition. Hardcover Very Good Plus No Jacket 
New York: Antheneum, 1961 New York: Antheneum, 1961 274 pp with 14 B&W plates. Translated from the French by David Pryce-Jones. text is clean, tight and unmarked. Purple cloth boards with red spine are clean, undamaged, very slightly faded. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/No Jacket.. First American Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 39.00 USD
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J.Allen St. John: An Illustrated Bibliography, Richardson, Darrell C.
154 Richardson, Darrell C. J.Allen St. John: An Illustrated Bibliography
Mid -America Publishing 1991 Limited Edition of 2000 Copies. Paperback Fine 
Mid -America Publishing, 1991 Mid -America Publishing, 1991 109 pp with B&W illustrations on every page. J.Allen St. John was a highly regarded illustrator of Tarzan and science fiction titles. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are bright and undamaged. Limited Edition of 2000 Copies. Large Format Softcover. Fine. Quarto.. Limited Edition of 2000 Copies.. Paperback. Fine. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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The Films of Rita Hayworth: The Legend and Career of a Love Goddess, Ringgold, Gene
155 Ringgold, Gene The Films of Rita Hayworth: The Legend and Career of a Love Goddess
Citadal Press 1974 0806504390 / 9780806504391 Hardcover Very Good Good 
Citadal Press, 1974 Citadal Press, 1974 256 pp with B&W photos on every page., still photos from her films, pictures from private collections and many candids from the Rita Hayworth's personal files. A complete account of her career, detailing every screen appearance she made. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is complete but has has considerable rubbing. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Frederick the Great: a Historical Profile, Ritter, Gerhard   ( Peter Paret Trans.)
156 Ritter, Gerhard ( Peter Paret Trans.) Frederick the Great: a Historical Profile
University of California Press 1968 Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
University of California Press, 1968 207 pp with B&W plate of the subject frontis. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is clean and bright with light edgewear and a short split at base of spine. Now in protective mylar.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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157 Rovere, Richard H. Senator Joe McCarthy
World Publishing 1965 Sixth Printing. Paperback Very Good 
World Publishing, 1965 274 pp From the NY Times book review,"This is an appraisal without apology. It is no surprise that his (Rovere's) book is a vividly written, sophisticated re-creation of a political episode whose manic qualities aleady begin to seem unbelievable." Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Previous owner's name on front endpapers. Covers are clean, bright, undamaged.. Sixth Printing.. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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English Wits Their Lives and Jests, Russell, Leonard (ed)
158 Russell, Leonard (ed) English Wits Their Lives and Jests
London Hutchinson 1953 1st Edition. Hardcover Fine Very Good Ravilious, Eric 
London: Hutchinson, 1953 A collection of biographical studies, assembled by the literary editor of the London Times with contributions by James Agate, Campbell Dixon, John Gore, W.W. Hadley, Harold Hobson, Gerard Hopkins, Ronald Knox, Wyndham Lewis, Robert Lynd, Desmond MacCarthy, Ernest Newman, Dilys Powell, A.J.A. Symons and Olga Venn.The book went through three editions pre-WWll, this is the first edition published after the war.The subjects include Pope, Dr. Johnson, "Saki", Lamb, Whistler, Wilde, Sheridan, Sir Max Beerbohm and George Bernard Shaw. The text is clean, tight and unmarked. Red cloth boards are"fine", DJ is sunned and slightly frayed at spine ends, has a pasted on sticker "distributed by MacMillan" Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 1st Edition.. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. Illus. by Ravilious, Eric. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 15.50 USD
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Henry Clay Frick, Sanger, Martha Frick Symington
159 Sanger, Martha Frick Symington Henry Clay Frick
U.S.A. Abbeville Press 1998 0789205009 / 9780789205001 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Fine 
U.S.A.: Abbeville Press, 1998 U.S.A.: Abbeville Press, 1998 601 pp with a fold-out family tree frontis and color and B&W plates in text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Brown cloth boards with gold-stamped titles along spine are "as new." DJ is clean, bright, undamaged. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.. First Edition.. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 48.00 USD
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160 Schirmer, G. (ed.) Beethoven Impressions of Contemporaries
NYC G. Schirmer Inc. 1926 Second Printing Hardcover Good No Jacket 
NYC: G. Schirmer Inc., 1926 231 pp. with 16 B&W plaqtes. Text is clean, unmarked, tonede. Front hinge cracked but holding.Previous owner's name on first free page. Blue cloth boards are rubbed at extremities, dulled along spine.. Second Printing. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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