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Vita and Harold The Letters of Vita Sackville-west and Harold Nicholson, Nicholson, Nigel
141 Nicholson, Nigel Vita and Harold The Letters of Vita Sackville-west and Harold Nicholson
London Weidenfeld & Nicholson 1992 0297811827 / 9780297811824 Presumed First. Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
London: Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1992 452 pp with B&W illusrtations in text. text is clean, tight and unmarked. Boards are clean and undamaged. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Presumed First.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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142 Nicolson, Nigel Portrait of a Marriage V. Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson
Athenum 1973 1st Edition Seond Printing Hardcover Very Good Good 
Athenum, 1973 250 pps. plus 16 b/w plates and 1 color plate (frontespiece). Text clean, tight and unmarked. Blue cloth cover with silver stamping on spine and interior of book Very Good. DJ good but shows some wear with one small tear on back. Color plate with Sackville-West's portrait very nice. Written by their son, it explores the "spiritual as well as physical conflicts of Sackville-West's androgyny.". 1st Edition Seond Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 5.75" x 8.5". Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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Editorial Jottings Vol. 1, Nitobe, Inazo
143 Nitobe, Inazo Editorial Jottings Vol. 1
Tokyo, Japan The Hokuseido Press 1938 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Tokyo, Japan: The Hokuseido Press, 1938 360 pp with one B&W plate frontis. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Black cloth boards with title on yellow paper stickers front board and spine are VG+ with no damage or soil. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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144 O'Keefe, Georgia Georgia O'Keefe
Penguin 1978 0140046771 / 9780140046779 Second Paperback Printing Paperback Very Good 
Penguin, 1978 Unpaginated with 108 full-color plates. Text clean, tight, bright and unmarked. White large-format paper cover with full-color reproduction on front and brown type shows moderate wear, sunning around the perimeters, and a line of adhesive staining inside front cover, but is tight and bright. Contains biographical notations by O'Keefe.. Second Paperback Printing. Large Format Softcover. Very Good. 10 3/8" X 14'. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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145 Olds, Elizabeth Fagg Women of the Four Winds the Adventures of Four of America's First Women Explorers
Boston Houghton Mifflin Co. 1985 0395395844 / 9780395395844 Paperback Near Fine No Jacket 
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1985 Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1985 318 pp. with B&W illustrations. Biographies of four American woman explorers: Annie Peck Smith, Delia J. Akeley, Marguerite Harrison and Louise Arner Boyd. text is clean, tighrt and unmarked. Covers are clean, bright and undamaged. Trade Paperback. Near Fine/No Jacket.. Paperback. Near Fine/No Jacket. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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146 Osborn, Henry Fairfield Fifty-two Years of Reearch, Observation and Publication 1877-1929 A Life Adventure in Breadth and Depth
Charles Scribner's Sons 1930 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket as Published 
Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930 160 pps. plus 7 b/w plates plus 8 additional loose pages. Text tight and bright. Plates clean. Some marginalia in pencil. Maroon cover with gold stamping very good except for fading on spine.. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket as Published. 6"x9". Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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The Philby Conspiracy, Page, Bruce, Leitch, David
147 Page, Bruce, Leitch, David The Philby Conspiracy
Doubleday 1968 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good 
Doubleday, 1968 3oo pp with 10 B&W plates. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Red cloth boards are clean and undamaged. Dust jacket has some rubbing and two short closed tears. In mylar wrapper.. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. BOMC. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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148 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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149 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
150 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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151 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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152 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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153 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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154 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
155 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
156 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
157 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
158 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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159 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
160 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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