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Scanlon of the Sub Service.

By Dan Senseney.

Garden City, New York Doubleday & Company: Signal Books, 1963. Hardcover First Edition [1963], so stated. Near Fine in Very Good+ DJ. The Book shows the faintest indications of shelving along bottom edge of boards; a single page dog-eared; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing very mild wear and minor flaws. Appears unread. The DJ shows a half-inch chip at top rear hinge; mild rubbing and faint soiling to the panels; the price has been clipped, but another price sticker has been placed at the top of the front flap; mylar-protected. Overall, a handsome, if flawed DJ. REMAINDER, showing spray at the bottom edge. NOT a Book-Club or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.5 X 5.8 X 0.75 INCHES). 142 pages. lllustrated with drawings in black & white by Ray Johnson. Blue cloth over boards with embossed black, blue and white decorations at front face and backstrip. Language: English. Weight: 11.4 ounces. First Edition [1963], so stated. Hardback with DJ. Will Pete Scanlon's secret fear permit him to make good in the submarine service?.

$3.53

The Rough Riders.

By Theodore Roosevelt.

Chicago, IL R.R. Donnelley & Sons: The Lakeside Press , 2003. Hardcover Reprint Edition (2003). Fine: Flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Virtually 'As New', showing no flaws. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, like-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing no flaws. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (6.85 x 4.5 x 1 inches). lxxvii, 317 pages. Seventy-two illustrations, many in color and many vintage photographs. Edited and with an Historical Introduction by Marifeli Perez-Stable. Top Edge Gilt. Decorated endpapers. Blue-Green boards with gilt Lakeside Press Logo at the front panel and gilt titles at the backstrip. The Lakeside Classics Series. Reprint Edition (2003). Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'.

$7.64

Dust and Foam, or Three Oceans and Two Continents: Being Ten Years' Wanderings in Mexico, South America, Sandwich Islands, the East and West Indies, China, Philippines, Australia, and Polynesia.

By T. Robinson Warren.

New York, NY Charles Scribner, 1859. Hardcover Second Edition. Second Edition. Fair: shows heavy wear to extremities; front free endpaper removed; pencil design at rear pastedown; heavy rubbing and soiling; outside edges dust-dulled; former owner's names at front flyleaf; heavily foxed; moderate to severe spine lean; binding secure; text clean. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. 397pp. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'. Lovely frontispiece and title page illustrations Tooled cloth over boards. Second Edition, (1859). Among the places visited and described are Rio de Janeiro, Lima California,Manila, China, Singapore, Melbourne, Polynesia. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'.

$73.50

Ayesha: The Return of She.

By H. Rider Haggard.

New York, NY Random House: Ballantine Books: Del Rey, 1978. Paperback First Edition Thus [1978]; so stated. First Edition Thus [1978]; so stated. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows small mechanically-punched hole at upper front corner; light wear to extremities; very mild rubbing and faint soiling to wrapper covers; pages have tanned a bit with age; sticker residue at inside front cover; binding square and secure; text clean. No longer 'As New', but remains quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. 338pp. Mass Market Paperback. Second in the trilogy of "She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed". Still terrific, still imaginative, still thrilling. How does Haggard do it? The scenes and images he conjures up. The cliff-hanging(literally), Perils of Pauline adventures just fascinate. It is no less a book than the first, which is unusual for sequels. This one takes place in Tibet, rather than Libya, and Haggard foresees the importance of radium.

$5.29

Backpacking Through Illusions.

By Vesna Dye.

Huntington, WV University Editions, 1995. Paperback First Ed, so stated. First Ed, so stated. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very light use; light wear to extremities; mild rubbing to sheen of wrapper covers; binding square and secure; text clean. Remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder. NOT a Book-Club Edition. NOT an Ex-Library copy. 8vo. 314pp. Trade Paperback.

$7.55

Driving by Memory.

By William L. Fox.

Albuquerque,NM University of New Mexico Press, 1999. Hardcover First Edition [1999], so stated. First Edition [1999], so stated. Near Fine in Fine DJ: Book shows binding square and secure, but the front boards is slightly bowed; text clean. Dustwrapper shows price intact; mylar-protected. Close to 'As New'. A fresh, clean copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 172pp. Yellow cloth over boards. Brown and white pictorial dustwrapper. Hardback with DJ. Road trips to Las Vegas are the occasion for this entertaining meditation on the quintessentially American experience of driving across the desert. This is a profoundly personal, even idiosyncratic book about the most public of subjects, living in the postmodern West at the end of the millennium and what the cities, the freeways, the open spaces, and the billboards tell us about ourselves.

$10.98