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The Birdman Of Alcatraz (1955 Signed 1st Edition W/DJ)

by Gaddis, Thomas E.

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Published
1955
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RARE SIGNED STATED FIRST EDITION: Gaddis, Thomas E.: Birdman Of Alcatraz, The Story of Robert Stroud .1955 Random House 1st. Ed. w/Dj. Photo of jacket is a stock photo. Ours is in nicer shape. True crime, Ornithology. Stated First Printing Thus in an original HARVEY GABOR White/black jail bars/ bird inset exlib dust jacket protected by a mylar wrap. … Read more
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In Cold Blood (1965 Random House Stated 1st Ed. w/dj)

by Capote, Truman

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Published
1965
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Good
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SCARCE. Please see our stock photo. EXLIB. ADULT CONTENT. "In Cold Blood" A true account of a multiple murder and its consequences. By author Truman Capote & CO-AUTHORED BY HARPER LEE, AUTHOR OF "TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD" Good condition/ Good- original dust jacket. A good reading copy. Book is protected in mylar wrap. Please Note: Front flap of dj… Read more
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Captain Bligh's

by Toohey, John

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Published
1999
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Stated First U.S. Edition
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9780060195328
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USED. VERY GOOD CONDITION, NEARLY AS NEW. BIOGRAPHY. HISTORY OF ENGLAND. "After the mutiny aboard the Bounty, Captain William Blight and few loyal crewman crossed most of the Pacific in an open boat, an epic feat in any age. Author JohnToohey brings this tragic, doomed man and his desperate voyage vividly to life in this fascinating new book."
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The Adventure of Wrangel Island, Alaska (1925 Macmillan 1st Edition)

by stefansson, Vilhjalmur

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1925
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HISTORY OF ALASKA. The story of the (unsuccessful) attempted colonization of Wrangel Island Alaska. EXLIB. Good Condition/ No DJ included. Fold-out map affixed to binding. 413 pages plus appendix, Index. Titling is still bright. A clean, solid copy. Scarce.
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Science Model-Making (1963 Macmillan 1st/4th Am. Ed. w/DJ

by Hopwood, Robert R.

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Published
1963
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Science Model-Making (1963 Macmillan 1st/4th. Am. Ed. w/Dj) Hopwood, Robert R: Science Model Making. PHYSICS. MODEL-MAKING. Macmillan First American Edition, stated 4th printing thus 1963. EXLIB. Good Condition/ Good- Rare Original Dust Jacket. Front flap states $4.95 original price. Written by physics master Robert R. Hopwood. These projects are Illustrated with over 100 diagrams on: Astronomical telescope/One transistor… Read more
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Where Late The Sweet Birds Sang (1974 BCE, Harper & Row)

by Wilhelm, Kate

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Published
1974
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Book Club Edition
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Wilhelm. Kate Where Late The Sweet Birds Sang (1974 BCE, Harper & Row) Used. Science Fiction. VG/VG Dust Jacket. A spellbinding and original family saga of the future. By the author of "The Infinity Box". 5 ¾ X 8 5/8
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Apollo At Go (1963, G.P. Putnam's BCE)

by Sutton, Jeff

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Published
1963
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Sutton, Jeff Apollo At Go (1963, G.P. Putnam's BCE) See Blue dust jacket 2nd row on the left. Science Fiction. Historical. Used. VG/Good-. Jacket design by Robert Bartram. "A novel that dramatizes the realistic story of NASA's moon shot. The author shows how the tree astronauts "sweat out" their selection, then what they experience on their flight, and the thrill and… Read more
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Phoenix (1967, Ballantine BCE W/ Seymour Chwast Dust Jacket)

by Chwast, Seymour

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Published
1967
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Please see our cover photo. This item appears at 2nd row third from the left. .No other items are included in this listing. Cowper, Richard Phoenix, 1967 Ballantine Books BCE.COVER ART BY AWARD-WINNING GRAPHIC ARTIST SEYMOUR. Summary: Hopelessly trapped in suspended animation in "the caves of sleep" of 24th century Earth. Used. VG/G. Dj spine is a bit darkened. A… Read more
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The Great Explosion (1962, Torquil Dodd Mead BCE w/DJ

by Russell, Eric Frank

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Published
1962
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Please see our cover photo. This item appears at far right end, 2nd row. White and orange dj. No other items are included in this listing. The Great Explosion, 1962 Torquil Dodd Mead BCE. Used. vg/g-. Dj spine is smoke darkened. Summary: "Four hundred years in the Future. Little did Johannes Pretorius van der Camp Blieder, the runny-nosed tinkerer, envision… Read more
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The Giant Anthology of Science Fiction (1954, Merlin Press 1st Ed. w/dj)

by Margulies, Leo

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Published
1954
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Edition
First Edition
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Please see our cover photo. This item appears at top row 4th from the left, the .Green and yellow dj. No other items are included in this listing. Edited by Leo Margulies and Oscar J. Friend. Used. VG/G- original unclipped $3.95 dj. 1954, Merlin Press, Inc. 580 pages. ANTHOLOGY.. 10 stories included in this volume are: Enchantress of Venus by… Read more
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Facial Justice (1960, Doubleday Science Fiction W/Vera Bock Dj)

by Hartley, L.P.

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Published
1960
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Book Club Edition
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Please see our photos. This item is 3rd from the left on 2nd row. No other books are included in this listing. L.P. Hartley, 1960, Doubleday BCE. illustrated by well-known artist Vera Bock. Used. vg/g-. A nice copy. ABOUT THE ARTIST: "Vera Bock (4 April 1905 – 1973) was a Russian-born artist who spent most of her career in the… Read more
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Necromancer (1962, Doubleday Science Fiction w/ dj)

by Dickson, Gordon R.

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Published
1962
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Jacket Design by Wally Littman. Please see our photos. This item is 2nd book from the left in row 2. No other items are included in this listing. Dickson, Gordon R. 1962 Doubleday BCE. Used. VG/G-. A nice copy. Summary: A young mining engineer with special abilities joins The Chantry Guild, a society dedicated to saving the world from "the… Read more
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Phoenix (1967 Ballantine Books BCE, w/ Seymour Chwast dj)

by Cowper, Richard

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Published
1967
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Please see our cover photo. This item appears at 2nd row third from the left. .No other items are included in this listing. Cowper, Richard Phoenix, 1967 Ballantine Books BCE.COVER ART BY AWARD-WINNING GRAPHIC ARTIST SEYMOUR. Summary: Hopelessly trapped in suspended animation in "the caves of sleep" of 24th century Earth. Used. VG/G. Spine is a bit darkened. A… Read more
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Science Model-Making (1963 Macmillan 1st. American Ed. w/Dj)

by Hopwood, Robert R.

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Published
1963
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First American Edition
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Hopwood, Robert R: Science Model Making. PHYSICS. MODEL-MAKING. Macmillan First American Edition, 1963. EXLIB. Good Condition/ Good- Rare Original Dust Jacket. Front flap states $4.95 original price. No other printings listed. Written by physics master Robert R. Hopwood. These projects are Illustrated with over 100 diagrams on: Astronomical telescope/One transistor radio receiver/ microscope/ steam turbine/ pocket sundial/ electric motor. "Science… Read more
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Birdman Of Alcatraz, The Story of Robert Stroud (1955 Random House 1st Ed. w/Dj)

by Gaddis, Thomas E.

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Published
1955
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Gaddis, Thomas E.: Birdman Of Alcatraz, The Story of Robert Stroud .1955 Random House 1st. Edition. True crime, Ornithology. Stated First Printing ThusExlib. Good- condition. Spine is a bit cocked. Front panel states "The fantastic true story of the prisoner with the longest record of solitary confinement in the United States – who became a leading authority on birds."… Read more
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The Bog People (Mosefolket: Fernalderens Mennesker bevaret i 2000 Ar)

by Glob, P.V.

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Published
1970
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Used. 1970 Stated 2nd Printing Thus. Cornell University Press. Very Good condition/Very Good- original unclipped dust jacket. Dj spine lightly sunned. Rare/scarce. Iron Age; Anthropology; Archaeology; Denmark. "About The Bog People: One spring morning two men cutting peat in a Danish bog uncovered a well-preserved body of a man with a noose around his neck. Thinking they had stumbled… Read more
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The Frozen Deep (Gill and Company First Edition, 1874)

by Collins, Wilkie

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Published
1874
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Collins, Wilkie: THE FROZEN DEEP by Wilkie Collins, , AUTHOR OF "THE WOMAN IN WHITE" AND "THE MOONSTONE". PUBLISHED BY WILLIAM F. GILL AND COMPANY, BOSTON, 1874, 1ST AMERICAN EDITION. ILLUSTRATED BY ALFRED FREDERICKS. USED. GOOD CONDITION. ANTIQUARIAN. 5 x 7 3/4. 237 pages. Green cloth boards with Black and gold gilt titling and ornamentation that remains fairly… Read more
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The Copper Princess, A Story Of Lake Superior Mines (1898 Harper & Bros.)

by Munroe, Kirk

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Published
1898
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Impression C-Z Thus
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Munroe, Kirk: The Copper Princess, A Story Of Lake Superior Mines. Illustrated by W.A. Rogers. Harper & Brothers First Edition, 1898, Impression C-Z Thus. Water damage seen to some page edges. Good Condition/ No DJ included. RARE.
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Alaska, a history of its administration, exploitation, and industrial development during its first half century under the rule of the United States

by Nichols, Jeannette Paddock

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Published
1924
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Used. Good condition/ No DJ if issued. First Edition, The Arthur H. Clark Company. Copyright 1923. States 1924 on the title page. By Dr. Jeannette Paddock Nichols. Fold-out Map of Alaska in nice condition and still affixed to binding. 456 pages, indexed. Clean and fairly bright. Gutters neatly cloth-taped.
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The Day of the Triffids (1951,Doubleday BCE W/ DJ)

by wyndham, John

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Published
1951
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Used. DOUBLEDAY & COMPANY, 1951. BOOK CLUB EDITION. VERY GOOD- CONDITION/ VERY GOOD DUST JACKET. One of the creepiest stories you will ever read. SCARCE.
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