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American Sphinx: the character of Thomas Jefferson
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American Sphinx: the character of Thomas Jefferson

By Joseph J. Ellis

New York, New York: Vintage Books, 1997. Later printing. Original Wraps. Fine. Octavo, 8" tall, xviii + 667 pages, stiff wraps. A fine, clean, neat soft cover edition withlittle shelf wear; binding tight, paper white.

$6.50

Studies in Music History, presented to H. C. Robbins Landon on his seventieth birthday
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Studies in Music History, presented to H. C. Robbins Landon on his seventieth birthday

By [H. C. Robbins Landon] Otto Biba & David Wyn Jones (editors); Malcolm Boyd, Geoffrey Chew, A. Peter Brown, Albi Rosenthal, Christopher Hogwood, Walther Brauneis, Gerda Mraz, Robert Munster, Jiri Sehnal, Judith Agus, Christopher Raeburn, Nikolus Harno

New York, New York: Thames & Hudson, 2005. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Fine/Near fine. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, tipped on frontispiece, 272 pages with intertextual illustration, illustrated endappers, yellow cloth. A fine, clean, neat, hard cover first edition with minimal shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price present.

$19.00

Kovels' Antiques & Collectibles price guide 2017 (49th edition)

By Terry Kovel and Kim Kovel

New York, New York: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, 2016. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Fine. Quarto, 10" tall, xvi + 564 pages with intertextual color illustration, illustrated stif wraps. A fine, clean, neat soft cover with little shelf wear, binding tight, paper white

$16.50

The Day of Battle; the War in Sicily and Italy, 1943 - 1944 (volume two of The Liberation Trilogy).
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The Day of Battle; the War in Sicily and Italy, 1943 - 1944 (volume two of The Liberation Trilogy).

By Rick Atkinson

New York, New York: Henry Holt, 2007. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xvii + 791 pages, map endpapers, gray boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover edition with light shelf wear but slight color fading to the lower cover margin; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a fine lightly worn dust jacket with the original price.

$12.50

Sheridan: the Life and Wars of General Phil Sheridan

By Roy Morris, Jr.

New York, New York: Crown , 1992. First edition, first printing. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Fine/fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xvi + 464 pages + photographs, gray quarter-cloth. A fine, clean hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper white. In fine dust jacket, with original price present

$9.50

Bleeding Edge: a novel
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Bleeding Edge: a novel

By Thomas Pynchon

New York, New York: Penguin Books, 2006. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 477 pages, black boards. A near fine, clean, neat, hard cover first edition with light shelf wear, but slight soiling to the fore-edge; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with with the original price.

$9.50

A Barber-Surgeon: a life of Ambrose Pare, fouinder of modern surgery

By Jeanne Carbonnier ; Joseph Cellini (translator)

New York, New York: Pantheon, 1965. First American edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near fine/Very good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 186 pages, yellow cloth. A near fine, clean, neat, hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good, lightly edge worn dust jacket with the original price clipped

$16.50

The Big Snow
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The Big Snow

By David Park,

New York, New York: Bloomsbury USA, 2002. First American edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 278 pages, black boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with little shelf wear ; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly edge worn dust jacket, with the original price present.

$7.50

East of Eden (Steinbeck Centennial Edition).
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East of Eden (Steinbeck Centennial Edition).

By John Steinbeck

New York, New York: Penguin Books, 2002. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Fine. Original published in 1952. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 601 pages, stiff illustrated wrapss. A fine, clean, neat, soft cover with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper cream white.

$9.50

Team of Rivals (Lincoln: a Steven Spielberg Film)
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Team of Rivals (Lincoln: a Steven Spielberg Film)

By Doris Kearns Goodwin

New York, New York: Simon and Schuster &, 2005. First edition thus. Paperback--trade. Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xix + 916 pages, stiff pictorial wraps. A fine, clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear, ; binding tight, paper white.

$9.50

The Book of War; Sun-Tzu: The Art of Warfare & Karl von Clausewitz: On War
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The Book of War; Sun-Tzu: The Art of Warfare & Karl von Clausewitz: On War

By Caleb Carr ; introduction by Ralph Peters; Sun-Tzu; Karl von Clausewitz

New York, New York: Modern Library, 2001. First edition thus. Paperback--trade. Very Good. Octavo, 8" tall, xxv + 348 pages, stiff wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover edition with minor shelf wear, binding tight, paper just slightly yellowed.

$9.50

The Talented Mr. Ripley; Ripley Under Ground, Ripley's Game (three novels); Everyman Library #262.
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The Talented Mr. Ripley; Ripley Under Ground, Ripley's Game (three novels); Everyman Library #262.

By Patricia Highsmith

New York, New York: Everyman's Library / Alfred A. knopf, 1999. Sixth printing thus. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Very good. Quarto, 8 1/4" tall, xxi + 877 pages, red cloth. A very good, clean, neat hard cover with light shelf wear, but a light dampstain to the exterior back cover cloth,and some slight exterior fore-edge soiling; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, but the previous owner circled some page numver in pencil (now erased) . In a very good moderately worn dust jacket with the original price.

$9.50

River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze

By Peter Hessler

New York, New York: Harper Collins (Harpercollins), 2001. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, [viii] + 402 pages, brown and tan boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine dust jacket with the original price.

$12.50

Imperial Grunts: the American Military on the Ground
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Imperial Grunts: the American Military on the Ground

By Robert D. Kaplan

New York, New York: Random House, 2005. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xv + 421 pages, yellow boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price.

$9.50

American Caesar: Douglas MacArthur 1880 - 1964
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American Caesar: Douglas MacArthur 1880 - 1964

By William Manchester

Boston, Massachusetts: Little, Brown, 1978. Second printing. Hardcover--cloth. Near fine/Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, [xvii] + 793 pages + plates, printed endpapers, black cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition over all with light shelf wear, but slight soiling the top fore-edges; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with light edge wear, with the original price present.

$12.50

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: Volume I; the history of Empire from A. D. 180 to A. D. 395 / Volume II; from A.D. 395 to A. D. 1185 (vols 1 and 2 only of three--incomplete).

By Edward Gibbon

New York, New York: Modern Library, c. 1980. Reprint. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. 2 vols. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, vol. 1: 956 pages; vol. 2: 923 pages, brown boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover edition (reprinted from the Everyman Edition) with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper just white. In a very good moderately edge worn dust jackets with several short edge tears and with the original price.

$19.00

Lawrence in Arabia : war, deceit, imperial folly and the making of the modern Middle East
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Lawrence in Arabia : war, deceit, imperial folly and the making of the modern Middle East

By John A Farrell

New York, New York: Doubleday, 2013. Third printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, x + 561 pages, black and brown boards. A fine, clean, neat hardcover with light shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket and with original price.

$9.50

Dispatches

By Michael Herr

New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977. Sixth printing. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Near fine/Near fine. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 260 pages, brown quarter-cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover edition with light shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine lightly worn dust jacket, with the original price.

$9.50

Engineers of Dreams: Great Bridge Builders and the Spanning of America
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Engineers of Dreams: Great Bridge Builders and the Spanning of America

By Henry Petroski

New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. First edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Near fine/Near fine. Quarto, 9 1/2" tall, xi + 479 pages, maroon quarter cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear, slight foxing to the top and bottomf ore-edges, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price present.

$9.50

The Spirit of Seventy-six: The story of the American Revolution as told by participants
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The Spirit of Seventy-six: The story of the American Revolution as told by participants

By Henry Steele Commager and Richard B. Morris (editors)

New York, New York: Da Capo, 1995. First paperback edition. Original Wraps. Very Good. Octavo, 9" tall, liv + 1348 (2) pages stiff illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear, some cover creasing; binding tight, paper white, with slight soiling to the fore-edges.

$12.50

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