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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex.
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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex.

By Nathaniel Philbrick,

New York, New York: Viking Press, 2000. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xviii + 302 pages, black and blue boards. A fine, clean sturdy hard cover with little shelf wear; hinges and binding solid, paper cream white But with a previous owner's name stamp on the front endpaper. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price.

$19.00

Wodehouse on Crime: a Dozen Tales of Fiedish Cunning

By P. G. Wodehouse; Preface by D. R. Bensen; Forward by Isaac Asimov

New York, New York: IPL -- international polygonics, 1990. Reprint. Original Wraps. Very Good/Very good. This book is a reprint of the 1981 edition published by Ticknor & Fields. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, xvii + 282 pages, brown boards. A very good clean, neat hard cover over all with moderate shelf wear and rubbing, binding solid, paper white. In a very good, moderately worn dustjacket

$7.50

Fierce Pajamas : An Anthology of Humor Writing from The New Yorker
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Fierce Pajamas : An Anthology of Humor Writing from The New Yorker

By REMNICK, DAVID and HENRY FINDER, editors

New York, New York: Random House, 2001. Third printing. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xxi + 497 pages, black and red boards. A near fine, clean, neat, hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white, but a previous owner's name stamp on the front endpaper. In a near fine lightly worn dust jacket with the original price.

$9.50

The Church: the evolution of Catholicism
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The Church: the evolution of Catholicism

By Richard P. McBrien

New York, New York: Harper Collins (Harpercollins) / HarperOne Books, 2008. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xxviii + 496 pages, red and brown boards. A fine clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price present.

$16.50

Lavoisier in the Year One; the birth of a new science in an age of revolution (Great Discoveries series)
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Lavoisier in the Year One; the birth of a new science in an age of revolution (Great Discoveries series)

By Madison Smartt Bell

New York, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2005. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 214 pages, black and maroon boards. A fine, clean, neat, hard cover edition with little shelf wear ; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price present.

$7.50

Wolf Hall: a novel
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Wolf Hall: a novel

By Hilary Mantel

New York, New York: Henry Holt, 2009. First edition, Eighth printing. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 532 pages, red and black boards. A very good, clean, neat hard cover edition with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good lightly worn dust jacket with the original price. A terrific reading copy only.

$7.50

A Most Wanted Man
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A Most Wanted Man

By John Le Carre (David Cornwell)

New York, New York: Scribner, 2008. First printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 323 pages, black and red boards. A fine clean neat hard cover first edition with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a fine lightly worn dust jacket with original price.

$8.50

Endurance; Shackleton's Incredible Voyage  [100th Anniversary Edition]
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Endurance; Shackleton's Incredible Voyage [100th Anniversary Edition]

By Alfred Lansing; introduction by Nathaniel Philbrick

New York, New York: Basic Books, 2014. New Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xxi + 357 pages, grey and black boards; a near fine, (likely unread) clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly edge worn dust jacket with the original priice present. Originally published in 1959, this is the classic account of the 1915 adventure.

$95.00

Grant and Lee; Victorious American and Vanquished Virginian
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Grant and Lee; Victorious American and Vanquished Virginian

By Edward H. Bonekemper III

Washington D.C.: Regnery History, 2012. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Near fine. Octavo, 9" tall, xxiv + 689 pages, stiff pictorial wraps. A fine, clean, neat soft cover edition with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white.

$9.50

A Guide to the Ancient World: a dictionary of classical place names

By Michael Grant

Washington D.C.: Barnes & Noble, 1997. First edition thus. Paperback--trade. Near Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, [ x] 728 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover with light shelf wear; binding tight, paper cream white, with slight soiling to the fore-edge.

$9.50

In the Buddha's Words: An anthology of discourses from the Pali Canon (Teachings of Buddha)
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In the Buddha's Words: An anthology of discourses from the Pali Canon (Teachings of Buddha)

By Buddha Sakyamuni ; Dalai Lama (forward); Bhikkhu Bodhi (editor)

Somerville MA: Wisdom Publications, 2005. Later printing. Stiff Printed Wraps. Near fine. Octavo, 9" tall, 485 pages, stilff illustrated wraps, Anear fine, clean, neat soft cover edition over all with little shelf wear; binding tight, paper cream white with a light (tea?)stain on one page.

$9.50

A Concise History of the Catholic Church (Rivised and expanded edition)
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A Concise History of the Catholic Church (Rivised and expanded edition)

By Thomas Bokenkotter

Boston, Massachusetts: Doubleday - Image Books, 1998. Revised Edition. Original Wraps. Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xvi + 605 pages, illustrated stiff wraps. A near fine, clean, soft cover edition, with minor shelf wear, binding tight, paper white.

$8.50

History: a novel
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History: a novel

By Elsa Morante; translated by William Weaver; foreword by Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

South Royalton, VT: Steerforth Press IItalia), 2000. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Near Fine. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, xvii + 740 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean, neat, large format paperback with light shelf wear; binding tight, paper cream white.

$9.50

A Country of Vast Designs: James K. Polk, The Mexican War and the Conquest of the American Continent
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A Country of Vast Designs: James K. Polk, The Mexican War and the Conquest of the American Continent

By Robert W. Merry

New York, New York: Simon and Schuster &, 2009. Later printing. Paperback--trade. Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xiv + 576 pages, stiff pictorial wraps. A near fine, clean, soft cover edition with light shelf wear and ; binding tight, paper white.

$7.50

The Generalship of Alexander the Great

By J.F.C. Fuller

New York, New York: Da Capo, 2008. Reprint. Original Wraps. Near fine/Without dust jacket. Originally published in 1960. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 336 pages, pictorial blue wraps. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover with minor shelf wear, binding tight, paper cream white, with a remainder mark on the bottom fore-edge.

$7.50

Edmund Spenser : a life
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Edmund Spenser : a life

By Andrew Hadfield

New York, New York: Oxford University Press, 2014. First edition thus. Paperback--trade. Fine. Octavo, 9 1/8" tall; xxi + 624 pages, blue boards. A fine, clean, neat soft cover with little shelf wear ; binding tight, paper white.

$9.50

The Craftsman
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The Craftsman

By Richard Sennett

New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 2008. Later printing. Paperback--trade. Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, [viii] + 326 pages, stiff pictorial wraps. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear; binding tight, paper white.

$7.50

[Great] Storms and Famous Shipwrecks of the New England Coast

By Edward Rowe Snow; Jeremy D'Entremont (updated); William P. Quinn (forword)

Boston, Massachusetts: Yankee Publishing Company, 2003. Revised Edition. Original Wraps. Near fine. Originally published in 1943. Octavo, 9 " tall, 316 pages, stiff wraps. A near fine, clean, neat, soft cover with minor shelf wear; binding tight, paper cream white

$7.50

Whole Lives : Shapers of Modern Biography

By Reed Whittemore

Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover--half-cloth, paper over boards. Fine/Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 184 pages; black quarter cloth. A fine, clean, neat hard cover over all with light shelf wear, Binding tight, paper cream white, In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with a store price sticker on thge back panel that is only prtially removed.

$7.50

Flood Tide : a Dirk Pitt novel
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Flood Tide : a Dirk Pitt novel

By Clive Cussler

New York, New York: Simon and Schuster &, 1997. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 511 pages, blue boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine lightly worn dust jacket with the original price.

$7.50

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