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The Photographic Story of Mars

by Earl C Slipher

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Cambridge and Flagstaff: Northland Press and Sky Publishing, 1962. Hardcover . Used - very good. Small 4to; <b>Inscribed on title page by the author to Northland Press Publisher Paul Weaver.</b> Also included is a sympathy note from the author's wife. Red buckram covers with white and gilt lettering, very lightly scuffed
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My Basket-ball Bible

My Basket-ball Bible

by Forrest C Allen

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Kansas City: Smith-Grieves Co., 1929. Hardcover . Used - very good. 12 mo. Front cover pastedown illustration mildly rubbed and 1/2”-1” piece missing from top corner at join. Possibly ex-libre with only evidence scarring on spine where normally a call number is located. Owner bookplate and inked name on end papers. Overall square, tight and clean copy.
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Life and Naval Career of Vice-Admiral David Glascoe Farragut

by Rev. P. C. Headley

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New York: Willilam H. Appleton, 1865. Hardcover . Used - very good. 16mo. A square, tight copy with unmarked text. Owner name pencilled on blank prelim., previous page of which (also blank) has been cut about 1/2' short. Royal blue cloth boards, moderately rubbed at extremities with some fraying. Head of spine crudely repaired but effective. Gilt lettering on spine still fresh and bold. Now protected in removable mylar.
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The Amateur Garden

by George W. Cable

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1914. Hardcover . Used - near very good. Small 8 vo., inscribed, both hinges split but text block secure, green cloth covers rubbed at extremities, small stain mark to rear cover, gilt on spine legible but darkened.
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Don't Call It Frisco

by Herb Caen

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First
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ISBN 13
9782811004422
ISBN 10
2811004424
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Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1953. First. Hardcover . Used - near fine/Very good. 8vo; 287pp. 'First Edition' stated. Signed by author on blank prelim. Attractive personal bookplate ('Lord'), front pastedown. Slight spine lean. In unclipped dj with tiny chips and short tears to extremities, the dj now protected in a removable mylar cover.
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Love's Lovely Counterfeit

by James M. Cain

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First
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Hardcover
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1942. First. Hardcover . Used - near very good/Near very good. 12mo; 218pp. <b>First Edition Stated</b>. Moderate spine lean. Red cloth bright and fresh. In unclipped ($2.00) dj, with taped repairs on the verso, and with closed tears, small chips, and moderate staining (staining to rear panel only). Dj spine just a shade darkened, but with no fade. Dj now protected in a removable mylar cover.
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The Postman Always Rings Twice

by James M. Cain

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Shelton: The First Edition Library, n.d.. Hardcover . Used - fine/Fine. 12mo; 188pp. Fine in slipcase with light evidence of bug damage. Book and jacket are 'as new'. FEL info card, and original receipt, laid in.
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Military Cryptanalytics, Two Volume Set

by William F. Friedman and Lambros D. Callimahos

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Used - fair
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Hardcover
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Washington, DC: National Security Agency, 1956, 1959. Hardcover . Used - fair. Large 8vo. The word 'Confidential' is stamped on almost every page and then blacked out. Owner name, front paste down of volume I, front paste down and FFE on volume II. Hinges weak and binding barely attached to textblock. Brown buckram covers heavily rubbed and also with 'Confidential' stamp blacked out. The saving grace for this set is that the text is clean rendering the work useful for scholarship purposes.
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Military Cryptanalytics, Parts I(1) and II(2)

by William F. Friedman and Lambros D. Callimahos

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Used - fair
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Washington, D.C.: National Security Agency, 1956, 1959. Hardcover . Used - fair. Lg 8vo; Both volumes are square and tight with unmarked text (except for one sentence highlighted with light green marker); however, the word 'confidential,' which is on the covers and on nearly every page, has been blackened out. Hinges have been glued. Covers are heavily rubbed.
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Wee Ann, A Story for Little Girls

by Ethel Calvert Phillips

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1919. Hardcover . Used - near very good/Fair. Large 12 mo., Gift inscription, half-title. Square, tight copy with unmarked text. Partial white ring, half dollar sized, on front panel of blue cloth boards with other trivial cosmetic issues. Unclipped DJ, very scarce thus with numerous crease marks, chips to extremities. In protective mylar cover.
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Kit Carson in California, with Extracts from his Own Story

by Charles L. Camp

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Used - fine
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Paperback
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San Francisco: California Historical Society, 1922. Softcover . Used - fine. 8vo; 41 pp. Tipped -in frontis portrait of Carson. Bookplate of Californiana collector, John Patrick Ford. 'The California Historical Society' flyer laid in.
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Carzou

by Jean-Marc Campagne

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Norwalk: The Easton Press, 1987. Hardcover . Used - fine. 4to.
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The Incredible Planet

by John W. Campbell Jr

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Fantasy Press, 1949. Hardcover . Used.
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Nobody Asked Me

by Jimmy Cannon

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Used - very good
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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9782811004248
ISBN 10
2811004246
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New York: The Dial Press, 1951. Hardcover . Used - very good/Near very good. sm 8vo; 339pp. Book was bound upside-down but one wouldn't know it unless the dj was removed. A square, tight and unmarked copy, in price-clipped dj with short tears and tiny chips to extremities, and some fade to spine. DJ now protected in a removable mylar cover.
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In Cold Blood: A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences

by Truman Capote

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Used - very good
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First (pirated)
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1966. First (pirated). Hardcover . Used - very good/Near very good. 12mo. Although 'first printing' is stated, this is a pirated edition, thus not a true first. Printed on cheap paper stock in a reduced format. Green cloth VG except for small triangular discoloration to head of spine, in unclipped ($5.95) dj which is moderately rubbed with small chips to extremities and one larger chip, roughly 1' square, at head of spine, continuing around to front panel. Dj now protected in removable mylar.
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Three by Truman Capote: Other Voices, Other Rooms; Breakfast at Tiffany's; Music for Chameleons
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Three by Truman Capote: Other Voices, Other Rooms; Breakfast at Tiffany's; Music for Chameleons

by Truman Capote

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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780394545134
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0394545133
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Random House, July 1985. Hardcover . Used.
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Emily Dickinson's Reading, 1836-1886

by Jack L. Capps

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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1966. Hardcover . Used - good/Good. sm 8vo; 230pp. Faint moisture stain to bottom edge of textblock, with accompanying washboard effect to text (however, pages fan easily). In price-clipped dj with light foxing to flaps, light chipping and age-toning to extemities, the dj now protected in a removable mylar cover.
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The Little Savage

by Captain Marryat; Syminton, J.A. (illu.)

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London: William Glaisher Ltd., 1924. Hardcover . Used - very good. 12mo., 11 color illustrations by Syminton. A square, tight, copy with light foxing, more so to page edges, owner inscription in contemporary hand, first blank. Decorative covers lightly rubbed.
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The Dream of Gerontius

by Cardinal John Henry Newman; Rose, R.T. (illu.)

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Hardcover
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London: The Foulis Books, nd. Hardcover . Used - near fine/Near very good. 16mo. Square, tight and unmarked copy. 3/8' triangular chip to publisher advertisement page, not affecting text. In scarce, watermarked dj with tiny chips to extremities and light foxing. Dj now protected in removable mylar.
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An Island Memoir

by Carey Stanton; Francis J. Weber, Preface and Daily, Marla, Bibliography

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Hardcover
ISBN 13
9782811004330
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2811004335
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Los Angeles: The Zamorano Club, 1984. Hardcover . Used - very good. 8vo; 38pp. Limited to 350 copies. Bookplate of Californiana collector, John Patrick Ford.
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