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The Right Stuff
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The Right Stuff

By Wolfe, Tom

New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1979 This is Tom Wolfe's account of the inner world of the early Astronauts. Stated first printing from 1979; tan cloth binding with faux signature on front board, blue printing and silver stars on spine. Binding tight and square with no marking inside or out; only flaw is foxing at upper edge of page block. The book doesn't appear to have been read. Unclipped dust jacket ($12.95) is bright and clean with bumping at top of spine. 436 pages

$63.00

Elizabeth and Leicester
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Elizabeth and Leicester

By Jenkins, Elizabeth

New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1962 Coward-McCann, Inc., 1962. Very Good. Coward-McCann, Inc., 1962. Very Good. Jenkins (1905-2010) was a British novelist and biographer; she is probably most famous for the biographies of Queen Elizabeth of England. Stated first American edition from 1962. Red cloth binding with a blind stamped title on front board and gold lettering on spine only. Binding tight and square, clean and bright with a minor amount of bumping at spine. Unclipped dust jacket is showing its age with bumping and chipping at top of spine and front board; upper three inches of spinearea on jacket is noticeably sunned. Repairs and restorations have been made. 384 pages including a bibliography and index.

$30.00

The White Lantern
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The White Lantern

By Connell, Evan

New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1980 Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1980. Very Good. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1980. Very Good. Connell (1924-2013) is probably most remembered for the fictional Mrs. Bridge and Mr. Bridge novels from the 1960's. He also wrote non-fiction. The White Lantern is a discussion of man's search for knowledge; through paths from anthropology to astronomy to a race to the south pole. Stated first edition with full number line. Tan paper boards bound at spine with brown cloth. Gold lettering on spine only. Binding tight and square, clean and bright. Unclipped dust jacket has two repaired tears but is clean and bright with very few bumps. 286 pages including index. y

$24.00

The Discovery of King Arthur
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The Discovery of King Arthur

By Ashe, Geoffrey

Anchor Books/Doubleday, 1985 Anchor Books/Doubleday, 1985. Very Good. Anchor Books/Doubleday, 1985. Very Good. In this book, the historian Geoffrey Ashe attempts to prove that there was a historical Arthur that was the basis for the legendary King Arthur described in the books by T. H. White and Mary Stewart. Surprisingly enough, the legend is closer to reality than we might imagine. Stated first Anchor Press edition with no additional printings mentioned. White paper boards bound at spine with maroon cloth at spine. Binding tight, square, clean and bright. Unclipped dust jacket is bumped and worn at spine but has no other major problems. Repairs and restorations have been made. 226 pages including index.

$16.00

Great Captain: Three Lincoln Novels by Honore Morrow - Forever Free, With Malice Toward None, The Last Full Measure
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Great Captain: Three Lincoln Novels by Honore Morrow - Forever Free, With Malice Toward None, The Last Full Measure

By Morrow, Honore

New York: William Morrow & Co, 1950 William Morrow & Co, 1950. Very Good. William Morrow & Co, 1950. Very Good. Morrow (1880-1940) was an American novelist with a degree in history from the University of Wisconsin. Although she wrote many novels, including westerns, she is best remembered for this trilogy on Abraham Lincoln, published in 1927, 1928, and 1930. This is a book club edition of all three of the novels published under one cover; no actual date of publication is listed but appears to be around 1950. Cream leatherette binding with black lettering on spine only. Binding tight and square, clean and bright with minor bumping at bottom of spine. No marking inside or out. Dust jacket is bright and clean but slightly darkened at spine, along with minor bumps and tears. Noticeable wear at top and bottom of spine. Repairs and restorations have been made. 668 pages.

$16.00

A World Lit Only By Fire
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A World Lit Only By Fire

By Manchester, William

Boston Toronto London: Little, Brown and Company, 1992 Little, Brown and Company, 1992. Fine. Little, Brown and Company, 1992. Fine. Subtitled 'The Medieval Mind of the Renaissance', this volume covers the period from the low point of civilization to "the grandeur of its richest rebirth". Stated first edition, first print. Tan paper boards bound at spine in dark brown cloth; gold lettering on spine only. No markings inside or out. Unclipped jacket has no tears and only a few minor bumps. 318 pages including index.

$30.00

American Barns and Covered Bridges
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American Barns and Covered Bridges

By Sloane, Eric

New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1954 Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1954. Fine. Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1954. Fine. The story of the early American carpenter and his most practical and beautiful accomplishments. Late printing (sixteenth) of the first edition. Rust cloth with black lettering and illustration on front board; black lettering on spine. No marking inisde or out. Dust jacket has been clipped; minor wear at upper spine has been reinforced. 112 pages.

$30.00