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KHYBER CARAVAN : Through Kashmir, Waziristan, Afghanistan, Baluchistan and Northern India

By Sinclair, Gordon

New York, NY: Farrar & Rinehart, 1936. Text/VG; Clean & bright w/three folded corners. Orange-red linen boards/VG; Strong & sound w/faded spine & discoloration, and fraying to lower spine edge. DJ/None. Small losses to front hinge; open hinges to pgs 104/105 & 248/249. PO label to front/rear covers verso. Memoir/travelogue of Canadian journalist Gordon Sinclair (1900-1984). Colorful record of 1935 travels under taken for the Toronto Star. Strong copy.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.

$22.50

THE PHILBY CONSPIRACY

By Page, Bruce; Leitch, David; Knightley, Phillip; (Introduction By John le Carré)

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1968. Text/BRAND NEW. Red linen boards w/gilt spine lettering/NF w/trace rub to upper front corner tip. DJ/VG; Strong & sound with nips, chips, & small losses to upper edges & showing faint discoloration. An examination of the life of Harold Adrian Russell "Kim: Philby (1912 - 1988), high ranking British intelligence officer who served as an operative of the NKVD (predecessor to the KGB) and KGB, and member of the Cambridge Five. Based on hundreds of interviews in the Western world. Authors Page, Leitch and Knightley are members of the Insight Team of The Sunday Times in London. As le Carré points out the political motive of Kim Philby remains elusive; it is said that Stalin suspect him of being a "triple agent". Much lore surrounds Philby, giving rise to various interpretations in fiction and film. His is a fantastic tale, and this is journalism at its best. Fine copy in a lesser dust jacket.. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good.

$24.50

THE KANDY-KOLORED TANGERINE-FLAKE STREAMLINE BABY (Pocket Books #75135)

By Wolfe, Tom

New York, NY: Pocket Books, 1966. Pocket Books #75135. 2nd Printing of 1967. Text/BRAND NEW, showing trace margin discoloration. Soft cover/Fine. All leading text edges dyed red; light humidity color runs to upper/lower corners. Collection of outstanding articles, some first published in the Herald Tribune and Esquire, on the hot-rod, custom car culture of Southern California by journalist, writer, and novelist Tom Wolfe (1931 - ). Contents, following author's foreword, are: 1, The New Culture-Makrs; 2, Heroes & Celebrities; 3, A Metropolitan Sketchbook; 4, Status Stripe & the High Life; and, 5, Love & Hate New York Style.. First Edition, 2nd Printing of 1967. Soft Cover. Near Fine/None as Issued.

$14.50

A KIND OF GRACE : A Treasury of Sportswriting by Women

By Rapoport, Ron (Editor); Garber, Mary (Afterword)

Berkeley, CA: Zenobia Press/RDR Books, 1994. Text/BRAND NEW. Illustrated soft cover/NF. Anthology of 73 articles by top women writers of sports columns from America, Canada and the United Kingdom. Selections arranged into 9 parts: Part I, Crossing the Line; II, Paying the Price; III, Rushing the Net: Tennis From Lenglen to Capriati; IV, Coach, Teacher, Zen Master, Boss; V, Yes I Can; VI, Playing Games; VII, Boys & Girls Togetherl VIII, Pieces of Our Minds; and, IX, Some of the Men We Love.. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Near Fine/None As Issued.

$14.50