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China to Me, Hahn, Emily
81 Hahn, Emily China to Me
Philadelphia The Blakeston Company 1944 Hardcover Fair No Jacket 
Philadelphia: The Blakeston Company, 1944 429 pp. An early reprint of Emily Hahn's autobiography of her remarkable life in China during the Second World War, first published by Doubleday. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Blue boards are clean and square but rubbed on spine ends. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Hard Cover. Fair/No Jacket. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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82 Hahn, Emily China to Me
Philadelphia Doubleday Doran 1945 Hardcover Good Minus No Jacket 
Philadelphia: Doubleday Doran, 1945 429 pp. f Emily Hahn's autobiography of her remarkable life in China during the Second World War, first published by Doubleday. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Front hinge is cracked but holding. red cloth boards are clean and undamaged save for light bumping to extremities. A confortable reading copy. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Hard Cover. Good Minus/No Jacket. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Hammersteins a Musical Theatre Family, Hammerstein, Oscar Andrew
83 Hammerstein, Oscar Andrew The Hammersteins a Musical Theatre Family
Black Dog & Leventhal 2010 1579128467 / 9781579128463 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Fine 
Black Dog & Leventhal, 2010 236 pp with B&W and color illustrations on every page. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Dust jacket is bright and undamaged. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Ricasoli and the Risorgimento in Tuscany, Hancock, W.K.
84 Hancock, W.K. Ricasoli and the Risorgimento in Tuscany
New York Howard Fertig 1969 First Thus. Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket 
New York: Howard Fertig, 1969 320 pp with portrarit of author frontis and three dditional B&W plates. An new edition of the original 1926 publication. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Black cloth boards are clean and undamaged. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Thus.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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85 Harris, Jed A Dance on the High Wire
New York Crown 1979 0517539217 / 9780517539217 Hardcover Good Good + 
New York: Crown, 1979 New York: Crown, 1979 Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is bumped at edges, lightly scuffed and yellowed. Hard Cover. Good/Good +.. Hardcover. Good/Good +. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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86 Helfand, Sol The Saga of Sol Helfand: 80 Years of Adventure, Romance, Mystery, and Travel (plus a Wee Bit of pain)
Self-published 2002 Paperback Very Good Signed
Self-published, 2002 96 pp with B&W photos in text. A family history with an account of the Normandy landing on D-Day. Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. By Author on Tables of Contents Page. Soft Cover. Very Good. Privately Printed. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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S.J. Perelman a Life, Herrmann, Dorothy
87 Herrmann, Dorothy S.J. Perelman a Life
Simon & Schuster 1986 0671641999 / 9780671641993 Paperback As New 
Simon & Schuster, 1986 Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Covers are flawless.. Soft Cover. As New. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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88 Hicks, Frank Memoirs of an Antique/Junk Dealer
Quebec, Canada F. Hicks Publishing 2012 0988021102 / 9780988021105 1st Edition. Paperback Fair 
Quebec, Canada: F. Hicks Publishing, 2012 Quebec, Canada: F. Hicks Publishing, 2012 157 pgs. Text clean, tight and unmarked. Some color photographs. Cover shows wear. 1st Edition. Trade Paperback. Fair. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.. 1st Edition.. Paperback. Fair. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Ascent: Two Lives Explored The Autobiographies of Sir Edmund and Peter Hillary, Hillary, Peter;Hillary, Edmund
89 Hillary, Peter;Hillary, Edmund Ascent: Two Lives Explored The Autobiographies of Sir Edmund and Peter Hillary
New York, New York, U.S.A. Doubleday 1986 0385198310 / 9780385198318 First American Edition. Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York, New York, U.S.A.: Doubleday, 1986 223 pp with three maps and twelve color plates. Two men offer two books in one as they interweave their separate impressions of the fascinating lives they have lived with and apart from one another. text is clean, tight and unmarked. Dark blue paper boards are a little bumped at spine ends. Dust jacket is clean and bright with some fraying to spine ends and one chip missing. In protective mylar wrapper.. First American Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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Lytton Strachey A Critical Biography Vols l & Ll, Holroyd, Michael
90 Holroyd, Michael Lytton Strachey A Critical Biography Vols l & Ll
New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1968 First Edition. Hardcover Fine No Jacket as Published 
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1968 New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1968 Two volumes slipcased .Vol 1, "The Unknown Years 1880 - 1910" , xvii, 475 pp with a frontpiece color portrait of Strachey in Volume I plus twenty-four plates, a chart of the Strachey family tree and an index. In Vol ll, ,"The Years of Achievement 1910 - 1932", xii, 720 pp plus bibliography and index to both volumes. the frontpiece is a portrait of Strachey by Vanessa Bell plus 28 additional plates Text is immaculate, apparently unread. Black cloth boards with a silver cartouche are clean, bright, undamaged. Spine shows very light rubbing.Pictorial slipcase has some rubbing and soil top and bottom but is undamaged. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Fine/No Jacket as Published. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.. First Edition.. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket as Published. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 39.00 USD
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Nicolaus Copernicus, Hoyle, Fred
91 Hoyle, Fred Nicolaus Copernicus
Harper & Row 1973 0060119713 / 9780060119713 First U.S. Edition. Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Harper & Row, 1973 94 pp with 6 plates and 21 diagrams. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Dust jacket is bright and undamaged, not price-clipped, not ex=libe.. First U.S. Edition.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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92 Hunt, John Dixon The Wider Sea: Life of John Ruskin
U.S.A. Littlehampton Book Services Ltd 1982 0460045474 / 9780460045476 Hardcover Very Good Plus Very Good Plus 
U.S.A.: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd, 1982 xvi, 512 pp with 24 B&W plates. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Bige paper boards with brown cloth quarter-binding are clea, bumped at extremities. DJ is bright and undamaged, now in protective mylar. #001929. Hardcover. Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Secret Diaries of Harold L. Ickes 3 Volumes, Ickes, Harold L.
93 Ickes, Harold L. The Secret Diaries of Harold L. Ickes 3 Volumes
Simon and Schuster 1954 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 
Simon and Schuster, 1954 Simon and Schuster, 1954 Vol 1, 738 pp,"The FirstThousand Days 1933 -1936" clean,tight and unmarked save that the author's portrait from the dust jacket has been pasted to the front endpaper along with the dustflap synopsis. Volume 2, 1954 "The Inside Struggle 1936 - 1939," 729 pp condition VG, no DJ. Volume 3, "The Lowering Clouds 1939 - 1941," 695 pp. condition VG minus, text is clean, tight and unmarked, front hinge tender, dustflap synopsis pasted to rear endpapers, spine has some loss of shiny coating. A candid assessment of the individuals surrounding FDR during the New Deal and the leadup to World War Two. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 
Price: 68.00 USD
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94 Ionesco, Eugene Present Past Past Present a Personal Memoir
Grove Press 1971 1st Printing. Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
Grove Press, 1971 192 pp. Text is clean, tight, unmarked, olive gree cloth boards are undamaged. DJ is intact, light shelf wear, sunned along spine. Not price-clipped.. 1st Printing.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 21.00 USD
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Sarah Bernhardt An Appreciation, Izard, Forrest
95 Izard, Forrest Sarah Bernhardt An Appreciation
New York Sturgis & Walton 1915 Fifth Edition. Hardcover Very Good 
New York: Sturgis & Walton, 1915 New York: Sturgis & Walton, 1915 49 pp with fthree photos of Bernhardt. A superlative-laden appreciation of the most famous actress of the Nineteenth Century. Text is unmarked and tight except for the frontpiece photo which is loose. The title page has some light foxing from the frontpiece photo. Previous owner's name on flyleaf. Reddish boards are covered in a textured Japan paper with a cream pasted label with black type for the title and author. The spine is faded and appears to have had no printing. Size: 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Fifth Edition. Hardcover. Very Good.. Fifth Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good. 
Price: 145.00 USD
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The Uncollected Wodehouse, Jasen, David A.
96 Jasen, David A. The Uncollected Wodehouse
Barnes & Noble 1993 0880298049 / 9780880298049 Hardcover Fine Fine 
Barnes & Noble, 1993 212 pp. David A. Jesen, P.G. Wodehouse's official biographer, has gathered previously uncollected articles and short stories including the only mystery Wodehouse ever wrote, the first of his many articles for Punch, a spoof of the advertising world, accounts of English public school life and many more. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. DJ is clean, bright and undamaged.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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97 Johnson, Nora Flashback: Nora Johnson on Nunnally Johnson Uncorrected Proof
Doubleday & Co. 1979 0385134061 / 9780385134064 First Edition. Paperback Fair No Jacket 
Doubleday & Co., 1979 Doubleday & Co., 1979 295 pp. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Wrappers are bumped, soiled but intact. galley proof by the daughter of Nunnally Johnson and author of "World of Henry Orient.". First Edition. Papper Wrappers. Fair/No Jacket. 5.5" X 11". Galley/Proof.. First Edition.. Paperback. Fair/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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98 Jones, John B. A Rebel War Clerk's Diary Vol II
Time Life Books 1982 1st Edition Hardcover Fine No Jacket 
Time Life Books, 1982 Time Life Books, 1982 252 pp. A handsome reprint of the 1866 first edition. Part of the Collector's Library of the Civil War series. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. All page edges are gilt. Boards bound in black leather with blind-stamped illustration of marching soldiers and gold-stamped titles. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The World of Swope A Biography of Henry Bayard Swope, Kahn, E. J, Jr.
99 Kahn, E. J, Jr. The World of Swope A Biography of Henry Bayard Swope
New York Simon and Schuster 1965 First Printing. Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1965 New York: Simon and Schuster, 1965 510 pp with eight B&W plates. text is clean, tight and unmarked, very slightly cocked. Dust jacket is clean and bright, intact, with some sunning to spine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.. First Printing.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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The World of John Lardner, Kahn, Roger
100 Kahn, Roger The World of John Lardner
New York Simon & Schuster 1961 First Printing. Hardcover Good Plus No Jacket 
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1961 224 pp. With a forward by Walt Kelly. Text is clean, tight and unmarked. Red cloth boards with gold stamping are bright but bumped at extremities, sunned along spine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Printing.. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Jacket. First Edition. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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