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141 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
142 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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143 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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144 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
145 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
146 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
147 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
148 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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149 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
150 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.
151 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
152 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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153 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)
154 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
155 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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156 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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The Day I Owned the Sky, Scott, Robert Lee Jr.
157 Scott, Robert Lee Jr. The Day I Owned the Sky
Bantam Books 1988 0553052489 / 9780553052480 Hardcover Fine Near Fine 
Bantam Books, 1988 238 pp with 16 B&W plates. Autobiography of Brigadier General Robert Lee Scott Jr. who flew with as a fighter pilot with General Claire Chennault's Flying Tigers in World War Two. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is clean, bright, undamaged. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. BOMC. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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158 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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David Crockett  the Man and the Legend, Shackford, James Atkins
159 Shackford, James Atkins David Crockett the Man and the Legend
The University of Northy Carolina Press 1956 1st Ed. Hardcover Good No Jacket 
The University of Northy Carolina Press, 1956 338 pp with B&W portrait of Crockett frontis and maps on endpapers. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. A library pocket has been removed from rear endpapers. Brown cloth boards are lightly bumped at extremities and have a library number on spine.. 1st Ed.. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Ex-Library. First Edition. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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R.B. Kitaj Exhibition Catalog Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Shannon, Joe
160 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 9" - 12" tall Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Large Format Soft Cover. Very Good. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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