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NUER, THE: A DESCRIPTION OF THE MODES OF LIVELIHOOD AND POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS OF A NILOTIC PEOPLE.

by Evans-Pritchard, E.E.

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1950
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$30.00

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London: Oxford University Press., 1950. Cloth binding just starting to bubble up around edges and spine; cover faded in spots; overall Good condition. Dust jacket holding in protective plastic cover. llustrated with b&w photos and drawings. "The Nuer are the most reserved and warlike people in the Souther Sudan and are the last tribe to have come under European administration..… Read more
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The Beggar's Cup

by Blau, Eric

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1993
Condition
Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated, 1993. Signed and Inscribed by author. "For Marjorie Giovanni, & Ma Jack.. Old & very precious friends. -Eric Blau." Light soil on cover. Gilt text on cover and spine.. Clean jacket in clear plastic sleeve. 326 pp. . Signed and Inscribed By Author. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Plus/Very Good Minus. 8vo -… Read more
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Constantine's Sword: The Church and the Jews

by Carroll, James

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The Country Bookshop
Published
2001
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$75.00

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Wilmington, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2001. Signed on first title page, "for Nardi - with love and deep gratitude Jim Christmas, 2000". Nardi Reeder Campion was a children's book and freelance author. Her work has appeared in New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, American Heritage, Gourmet, Sports Illustrated, and many others. Black cloth bound spine. Gilt texted… Read more
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Prehistoric Settlement Patterns In The Viru Valley, Peru

by Willey, Gordon R.

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1953
Condition
Very Good Minus
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$29.95

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Washington D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1953. A very nice copy of this 1st Edition bulletin with 60 Illustrated plates and many figures and fold-out maps as well. Solid binding. Some light wear. Fading of text on spine. Inside pages are in VG condition. Brown cloth over board. Gilt lettering and design along spine.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good Minus/No Dust… Read more
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A Little Tour in France

by James, Henry

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Published
1900
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Trade Edition
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$22.00

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Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1900. Gold atop page edge. Bright cover with embossed drawing of French castle, golden sky, and moon. Gilt lettering along spine. Extemeites show light wear. Some minor fraying at top of spine. Overall a fine copy -- price has been cut in half!. First Trade Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Pennell,… Read more
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English Hours

by James, Henry

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1905
Condition
Good
Edition
Large Paper Edition, Limited
Item Price
$100.00

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Cambridge MA: The Riverside Press, 1905. Limited to 400 copies. Fading of spine. Name inside front cover. Good Condition. . Large Paper Edition, Limited. Hard Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Pennell, Joseph. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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WAITING FOR WINTER.

by O'Hara, John.

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The Country Bookshop
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$15.00

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New York. (1966). Random House. Book in Good condition. No dust jacket. Hardcover. First edition. 466 pp.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Detective Faculty, as Illustrated from Judicial Records and the Actualitites of Experience

by Bailey, W. H.

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1896
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$299.95

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Cincinnati: Robert Clarke Company, 1896. Worldcat locates only 12 copies of this book in libraries. It is quite rare. Dedicated to the legal fraternity of Houston, Texas it contains chapters on Motive, Weapons, Decoys, Modes of Murder, Counterfeit Presentments, Divorce, Insanity, Bigamy, Rape etc. The inner front hinge is beginning to separate but is still holding. Otherwise the book is… Read more
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Chrysalis

by Humphrey, Zephine

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1929
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$40.00

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: E.P. Dutton & Company, Inc., 1929. Blue cloth boards with decorative gilt title on front and spine. Fore-edge of page block untrimmed. -- Very top edge of boards lightly sun-faded; endpapers shadowed from dustwrappers; interior very lightly tanning. Otherwise very good, tight and clean condition. -- Very pretty decorative DJ with bird and… Read more
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A Turnpike Lady: Beartown, Bermont, 1768-1796

by Cleghorn, Sarah N.

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1907
Condition
Good Minus
Edition
First Edition
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$25.00

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New York, New York, U.S.A.: Henry Holt and Company, 1907. Green illustrated cloth boards (in 2 colors). Ex-library from Cabot VT Public Library, with stamps from 1923-1939, and other usual artifacts; donor plate on front pastedown. Attractive, but slightly faded cover in pale green cloth with image and lettering in black and white. Some wear at spine ends and corners.… Read more
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The Voyage of the Rattletrap

by Carruth, Hayden

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1897
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$35.00

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NY: Harpers, 1897. 207 pages; pale green cloth with gold spine title and front board decorated in three colors; some age-darkening to spine; very minor soil and edgeware; a really nice copy. [loc=fr rm over pc]. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by H.M.Wilder. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Before the Brave

by Patchen, Kenneth.

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1936
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$34.00

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NY: Random House, 1936. Red cloth over board with gilt decorations on cover. Some fading to spine. Slight rubbing on back cover. Otherwise a VG condition copy of the author's first book. Books contents are very nice and this is a newly reduced price. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.… Read more
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SEE YOU IN THE MORNING: A NOVEL OF LOVE AND FAITH.

by Patchen, Kenneth.

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$50.00

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New York. (1947). Padell. Book in Good condition. No dust jacket. Hardcover. First edition. 256 pp..
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See You in the Morning

by Patchen, Kenneth.

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$19.00

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New York: Padell, 1947. First edition of Patchen's first novel. "A Novel of Love and Faith." Slightly bumped corners. Jacket has soil and spotting & is slightly chipped at corners and extremities. Blue cloth over board with gilt lettered title along spine. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Xingu and Other Stories

by Wharton, Edith

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Published
1916
Condition
Good Plus
Item Price
$70.00

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1916. Red cloth over board. Bright gilt title and author name on cover. Worn gilt on spine. Some spotting on front cover. Slight wear at extremities and corners. Name penned in small elegant script inside front cover. . Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Man Who Wrote Dirty Books

by Dresner, Hal

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1965
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$40.00

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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1965. Two jackets! Top one says "This is a plain brown wrapper" and is in excellent condition, except for minor barely visible stain on top of spine (brown on brown).. Inner is cover with book's title, etc. Has foxing, but otherwise in fine condition. A very nice copy. Red cloth 1/4 bound at spine… Read more
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Broken Guns

by Brainard, Eleanor Holston

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1937
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Item Price
$20.00

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NY: Freindship Press, 1937. 120 pages; black cloth with red spine title; anti-war tract with a slight religious bent presented as a school text-book; pretty interesting fare for 1930's school-kids -- references to the munitions "death merchants," etc.; slight foxing to top edges of pages otherwise clean and tight. Page 69-70 badly wrinkled. [loc=children's non-fict]. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very… Read more
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The Saint in New York.

by Charteris, Leslie

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1935
Condition
Good
Edition
First American Edition
Item Price
$18.00

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Garden City, New York, USA: The Crime Club/Doubleday, Doran., 1935. Rear inner hinge beginning to separate, some staining along back outer hinge, some darkening to both endpapers - otherwise a better than Good copy of a nice First Edition with striking yellow on black spine design of skyscrapers.. First American Edition. Cloth. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" -… Read more
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A Pocketful of Wry

by McGinley, Phyllis

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1940
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$14.00

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NY: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1940. 152 pages. Black cloth with gold spine title. No signs of aging on this crisp clean copy of McGinley's 2nd book of verse. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Ralph Linton (Leaders of Modern Anthropology Series)

by Wagley, Charles; Linton, Adelin

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The Country Bookshop
Published
1971
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$20.00

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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Columbia University Press, 1971. 196pp. Biography of Ralph Linton, one of the leaders in modern anthropology. Very good condition; slight rubbing at corners and spine ends. Jacket shows minimal soil. Nice copy.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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