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141 Montefiore, Simon Sebag Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar
Vintage 2005 1400076781 / 9781400076789 Trade Paperback Very Good 
xxvii, 785 pp with 16 B&Wplates. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Previous owner's notation on title page. Covers are bright and undamaged. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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142 Moore, Ruth Niels Bohr: The Man, His Science and the World They Changed
Alfred A. Knopf 1966 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket Allen, Sue Richert 
xi, 436,vii pp with 16 B&W plates. . Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Several pp have ink transferred to opposing page. Dust jacket is intact and clean. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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143 Muir, John John of the Mountains: the Unpublished Journals of John Muir
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1938 First Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1938 457 pp.with 8 B&W plates and a portrait of John Muir frontis. Edited and with an introduction by Linnie Marsh Wolfe. Text is clean, tight and unmarked, a bit yellowed. Previous owner's handsome bookplate on front pastedown. Beige cloth boards with red stamped titles and dark blue horizonal lines are clean,with a little bumping at spine ends. 1st Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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144 Newby, Eric A Traveller's Life
U.S.A. Little Brown & Co (T) 1982 0316604216 / 9780316604215 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
302 pp. Eric Newby, author of "A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush," writes of his travel experiences both in England and in South Asia and Africa. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ, now in protective mylar, has light soil. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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145 Nicholson, Nigel Vita and Harold The Letters of Vita Sackville-west and Harold Nicholson
London Weidenfeld & Nicholson 1992 0297811827 / 9780297811824 First Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
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. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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146 Nicolson, Nigel Portrait of a Marriage V. Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson
Athenum 1973 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket 
5.75" x 8.5" 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." 
Price: 21.00 USD
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147 Nordholt, J. W.Schulte Woodrow Wilson: A Life for World Peace
University of California Press 1991 0520074440 / 9780520074446 Hardcover As New As New Jacket 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. vii, 495 pp with 16 B&W plates. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are bright and undamaged. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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148 Novacek, Michael Time Traveler: In Search of Dinosaurs and Ancient Mammals from Montana to Mongolia
Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2002 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 368 pp with B&W charts and illustrations in text. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Previous owners signature on flyleaf.Ink spot on top page edges may be a remainder mark,(or not). DJ is bright and undamaged. Now in protective mylar. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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149 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 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. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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150 Oritz, Ezequiel L. And James A. McClure Don Jose an American Soldier's Courage and Faith in Japanese Captivity
Santa Fe Sunstone Press 2012 086534857X / 9780865348578 Trade Paperback Very Good Signed
6" x 9" 174 pps. with several b/w photoragphs plus Ezequiel Oritz's hand-written dedication on half-title page.Text clean, tight, bright and unmarked. Front softcover with 2-color and 4-color photgraphs and orange and blue graphic treatments is tight and bright with minimal wear. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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151 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 First Hard Cover Good No Jacket as Published Jacket 
6"x9" 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. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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152 Page, Bruce, Leitch, David The Philby Conspiracy
Doubleday 1968 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
BOMC. 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. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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153 Page, Hugh Dust, Drugs and Depression Driven off By the Wind (signed By author)
iUniverse 2006 0595395228 / 9780595395224 Trade Paperback Very Good Signed
6"x 9" (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, 
Price: 21.00 USD
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154 Palmer, Alan Metternich
Harper & Row 1972 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 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. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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155 Pearson, Hesketh OSCAR WILDE His Life and Wit
Harper and Brothers 1946 First Hardcover Good No Jacket 
6 1/2" X 9 5/8" 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. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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156 Pearson, John Edward the Rake: an Unwholesome Biography of Edward the VII
Harcourt Brace Javonovich 1973 0151279659 / 9780151279654 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
5.75" x 8.5" 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. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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157 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 First Paperback Near Fine Signed
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. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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158 Pocock, Tom Alan Moorehead
London Bodley Head 1990 0370312619 / 9780370312613 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
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. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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159 Quillen, Jim Alcatraz from Inside: The Hard Years 1942-1952 (signed)
Golden Gate Natl Park Assn 1991 0962520616 / 9780962520617 Trade Paperback Very Good Signed
164 pp with 12 B&W plates. " Follow Jim Quillan from his tragic childhood into a desperate life of crime that lands him inside the nation's most notorious prison." Text is clean, tight and unmarked,. Covers are bright and undamaged. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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160 Reiners, Ludwig Frederick the Great: a Biography
G. P. Putnam's Sons 1960 Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 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. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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