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PIECES OF THE ACTION
New York:William Morrow and Company, Ltd. 1970. 1st edition. ix+366pp. Signed/Inscribed by the Author on the half-title page. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Yellow boards lighlty soiled and shelfworn with light wear along edges. Top page edges dyed black.  Internally, orange end-papers with a previous owners name inked to inside front board, otherwise, aside from Author inscription to half-title, pages clean and bright. The binding is tight with hinges intact.  The dust jacket is lightly shelf-worn but still in very good condition. It is not price clipped. *"The personal record of sixty event-filled years by the distinguished scientist who took an active and decisive part in shaping them."...dj
$750.00
PIEDRA BUENA CABALLERO DEL MAR (Publicaciones del Departamento de Estudios Historicos Navales. Serie C. Biografias Navales Argentinas. No. 9)
Buenos Aires:Departamento de Estudios Historicos Navales. 1966. 444pp. Illustrated. Softcover.  Beige covers, soiled and shelfworn, with old crease marks in various places; and wear along edges, spine ends, and edge points.  Internally clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures. The binding is tight.  A good solid copy.
$45.00
PORTRAIT OF BARRIE
New York: EP. Dutton & Company. 1955. 230pp. Stated 1st edition. Illustrated with photos. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book in very good, clean condition. Dust jacket is near very good with overall shelfwear/rubbing and several small chips and tears to edges. 
$15.00
ROSEBERY. A BIOGRAPHY OF ARCHIBALD PHILIP, FIFTH EARL OF ROSEBERY
New York:The Macmillan Company. (1963). 1st American edition, stated. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Book in near fine condition, clean and bright throughout. The dust jacket is lightly shelfworn with a bit of soiling but still in very good condition. *"A dazzling, definitive biogrraphy of one of the strangest men ever to have become Prime Minister of Great Britain."...dj  
$25.00
THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF FUKUZAWA YUKICHI.
Translated by Elichi Kiyooka. With an Introduction by Shinzo Koizumi. Tokyo:The Hokuseido Press. (1948). 380pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is worn and age-toned, with several small chips and tears to the edges and spine. Also some light soiling to the covers. Book itself is only mildly shelf-worn. Interior is clean and free of stray markings, though there is some age-toning to the pages throughout. Overall, this is a very good copy.
$35.00
THE CURSE OF YIG
Sauk City, WI:Arkham House.  1953. 1st edition, limited to 1200 copies. 175pp. Illustrated with 2 plates. Hardcover with dust jacket.  End-pages slightly age toned, with light soiling to top page edges, but otherwise a very good, clean copy. No previous owners marks or signatures. Dust jacket slightly rubbed with light wear to edges, still in very good, clean condition. Not price clipped.  *Three short stories and two memoirs, of Lovecraft and Derleth.
$125.00
THE EASTERN PRETENDER. Boleslaw Piasecki: His Life and Times
London:Hutchinson & Company. (1965). 223pp. 1st edition. Book in very good condition with hit of sun-fading to top edge of boards; and pages clean and bright with no previous owners marks or signatures. Dust jacket is sun-faded to spine but otherwise in very good condition as well. *"The Eastern Pretender is about a man whose fantastic life could easily be the subject of a thriller. A fascist leader in pre-war Poland, a hunter of Soviet guerillas during the war, a candidate for a speedy execution by an NKVD squad, he made a deal with Gereral Serov, Stalin's police chief, and not only saved his head but has achieved the unique position of a financial tycoon in the soviet empire."
$20.00
THE EDEN EXPRESS
New York:Praeger Publishers. (1975).  215pp. Uncorrected Advance Proof. Softcover. Covers lightly sunfaded and soiled, with "Young Vonnegut" written across the top edge of the front cover.  Internally a Uncorrected  Advance Proof/Review request notice attached to the inside 1st free end-page, otherwise a very good clean copy. Page numbers are hand written in. 
$85.00
THE HOUSE BY THE DVINA. A RUSSIAN-SCOTTISH CHILDHOOD.
New York: Walker and Company. (1984). 306pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. Both dust jacket and book are in very good clean condition.
$15.00
THE JABOTINSKY STORY. Volume 1:Rebel and Statesman, 1880-1923. The Early Years and Volume 2: Fighter and Prophet, 1923-1940. The Last Years.
New York:Thomas Yoseloff. 1956 and 1961. 1st editions.  467pp and 643pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jackets.  Both volumes boards lightly soiled and shelfworn, with light wear along edges, spine ends and edge points gently bumped. Internally, end-pages are age-toned with author inscriptions to both free end-papers, signed and dated.  The bindings are tight with hinges intact.  The dust jackets are in good condition, both still in one piece and not price clipped but lightly soiled and shelfworn with wear, small chips and tears to all edges and folds. 
$125.00
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF CLEOPATRA, QUEEN OF EGYPT
New York:G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1914. 410pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Binding is lighly worn at the edges and spine. Also slightly cocked. Interior is clean and free of stray markings save for a previous owner's inscription on the first free end-paper. Pages are lightly age-toned throughout. Overall, this is a very good, clean copy.
$25.00
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF HENRY CRABB ROBINSON
London:J. M. Dent & Sons, Ltc. 1935. (xii)+212pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Book in very good, clean condition, inside and out. The dust jacket is lightly soiled with wear along edges and folds, including several small tears. 
$25.00
THE LIFE OF MARTIN LUTHER AND THE REFORMATION IN GERMANY
Philadelphia: Lindsay and Blakiston. 1858. viii+360pp. Hardcover, no jacket. Illustrated with b/w plates. Condiition is G- only. Brown embossed boards are decorated in gilt front. back and spine. Boards moderately rubbed, soiled, and faded. Owner name penned to ffep. Pages are bright with little foxing and the binding is secure; however, there is a dampstain that runs through the entire volume in the upper outside edge, extending about two inches down the page and two inches towards the center (a bit worse on the itle page and frontis).  (cfm)
$40.00
THE LIFE OF WASHINGTON IRVING - 2 Volumes
New York:Oxford University Press. 1935. 1st edition, stated. xxi+501pp and viii+445pp. Illustrated. Hardcovers with dust jackets. Blue boards of both volumes, with gilt on spine strip still bright, are slightly soiled and edgeworn, with top page edges soiled from dust residue. Internally, both volumes clean and bright. Both dust jackets are still bright but lightly soiled and edgeworn, with chips and tears along edges and folds. They are not price clipped.
$125.00
THE LIFE OF WHITELAW REID  (TWO VOLUME SET)
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. 1921. First Edition. Two volumes. Hardcover, no jacket. x+424pp and vi+472pp. Ex-library with stickers to front pastedowns and inked numbers on spine. Good+ condition. Boards lightly rubbed, mottled and sunfaded. Corners are sharp. Some dust spotting to the deckled fore-edge, and foxing to endpapers. The content is clean, bright and tightly bound. The life and times of noted author, editor, and politician Whitelaw Reid. (cfm)
$60.00

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