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The Camel Hunt: A Narrative of Personal Adventure
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The Camel Hunt: A Narrative of Personal Adventure

by Fabens, J. W. (Joseph Warren)

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New York: G. P. Putnam. Good. 1853. Second Edition. Hardcover. Joseph Warren Fabens (1821-1875) was an American businessman, U.S. Consul at Cayenne (& etc.), and author whose several novels were set in central America ("A Story of Life on the Isthmus," "Life in Santo Domingo, By a Settler." etc.). This unusual story takes place in Panama and involves a scheme to bring camels to the western United States. Spine fading, cover wear, occasional foxing, though not heavy. Original maroon cloth with gilt cover decorations of a camel and rider. Previous owner name in pencil on end paper with an 1856 date. Ref: Wright 878; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 291 pages .
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The Best of the Bargain: Lincoln In Western New York
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The Best of the Bargain: Lincoln In Western New York

by Fagant

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Author House. Near Fine. 2010. First Printing. Softcover. 1452072930 . The author traces Abraham Lincoln's twelve day inaugural journey through central New York. Traveling by rail, he was greeted by huge, enthusiastic crowds along the way. Well-researched, the author provides a wealth of information about this episode in the new President's life. Contains an index with rail schedules, locomotives, used, itinerary, etc.; bibliography and index. A nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings. This book appears to have been unread. ; B&W Illustrations, Maps; 8vo, 8"- 9" tall; 158 pages .
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Afro-Portugese Ivories

Afro-Portugese Ivories

by Fagg, W. P.

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London: Batchworth Press. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Hardcover. A standard work on this subject with beautiful, detailed b&w illustrations. 46 plates plus descriptive text. Fragg was the Deputy Keeper of Ethnography at the British Museum. Front cover just a trifle warped; a bit of wear to the lower corner tip, previous owner bookplate on end paper. A nice clean, tight and unmarked book. ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 95 pages .
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Ellington at the White House 1969  [SIGNED COPY]
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Ellington at the White House 1969 [SIGNED COPY]

by Faine, Edward Allan

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Tacoma Park, MD: IM Press. Near Fine. 2013. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. 0985795204 . SIGNED by the author on the title page with "Happy Jazz" and "2016" inscription. President Richard Nixon awarded the Medal of Freedom to Duke Ellington in 1969. This book recounts every detail of that momentus evening. Contains an index, source notes, and a bibliography in the rear.Original publishers black illustrated paper covers with white spine and cover lettering. This is a nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings, no previous owner names and no bookplates. The covers are in nice condtion with only a very faint crease at the bottom corner of the rear cover else no tears or chips or other issues. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo, 8"- 9" tall; 299 pages; Signed by Author .
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Some Slips Don't Show

Some Slips Don't Show

by Fair, A. A. (Gardner, Erle Stanley)

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New York: William Morrow & Company. Very Good- in Good dust jacket. 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. Original red cloth publisher's binding with black spine lettering. A nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings. Rubbing to dust jacket, a couple of minor dents to book cover. No indication of a later printing, thus the first edition. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 189 pages .
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The Army and Industrial Manpower, (United States Army in World War II: The  War Department)

The Army and Industrial Manpower, (United States Army in World War II: The War Department)

by Fairchild, Byron & Grossman, Jonathan; Greenfield, Kent (Editor)

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Washington: Center of Military History. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1988. Hardcover. The author's treat the subject of industrial labor problems with regard to the World War II mobilization effort. This is the seventh volume in the War Department Series and part of the larger US Army in World War II Series; the "green books" are well-known to military history buffs and historians. Contains an index, bibliography, abbreviations, a in the rear. Original green cloth pubisher's binding with gilt spine lettering and cover decoration. Issued with out a dust jacket. ; United States Army in World War II Series; 8vo, 8"- 9" tall; 290 pages .
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Peeps at Many Lands: Newfoundland

Peeps at Many Lands: Newfoundland

by Fairford, Ford

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London: Adam and Charles Black. Good with no dust jacket. 1912. First Edition. Hardcover. Contains 12 full-page color illustrations by C. G. Lowther. This appears to be the first edition--have not located any earlier copies. Has a previous owner inscription dated 1920, St. John's, Newfoundland as well as another in pencil dated 1976 with a bookplate. Front-end paper creased. NOTE: the spine is detached along the edge of the front cover. ; Color Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 88 pages .
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Violins and Violinists
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Violins and Violinists

by Farga, Franz

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New York: Praeger Publishers. Very Good+ in Good dust jacket. 1969. First American Edition. Hardcover. Franz Farga (1973 - 1950) was born in Bohemia and was a well-known author who settled in Vienna in the 1920's; he devoted most of his life to the study of music theory and history. In this uncommon book he covers the history of the violin and violin makers in the first half of his book, and devotes the last half to the history of prominent violinists. This appears to be the first American edition. Original black cloth publisher's covers with gilt spine lettering. This is a nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings (with the exception of a previous owner's name on the front paste down) and no bookplates. The dust jacket has a chip to the front that also extends to a portion of the top of the spine, else it is in serviceable condition. ; B&W Photos & Illustrations; 8vo, 8"- 9" tall; 247 pages .
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Seeing the Middle West

Seeing the Middle West

by Faris, John

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Philadelphia: Lippincott. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1923. Hardcover. Nicely done narrative travel guide to the Great Lakes region, the Dakotas, Ohio, Indiana, Mississippi, Missouri, the Dakotas, Minnesota, Missouri, Illinois, Wisconsin, etc. Top edge gilt, many nice plates, partially unopened, pictorial cover. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 254 pages .
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Gazetteer of the State of New Hampshire Embellished with an Accurate Map  of the State, and...

Gazetteer of the State of New Hampshire Embellished with an Accurate Map of the State, and Several Other Engravings by Abel Bowen

by Farmer, John

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Concord: Jacob B. Moore. Good+. 1823. First Edition. Hardcover. This early New Hampshire gazetteer contains town and city names, history, names of first settlers & their hardships, county histories and names, etc. Contains 9 plates & a HAND-COLORED FOLDING MAP which is separated at some folds and torn at bottom through careless refolding. Top of spine pulled with two minor tears. This is a desireable early New Hampshire gazetteer. Original leather covers with original red leather spine label, the joints are tender, scattered light foxing and tanning to text blocks, previous owner name (Smith Swaines) tipped in on a card on front end paper & dated March 4th, 1827, one signature pulled. Ref: Howes H41, Sabin 23839 ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 276 pages .
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The Early Days Of California, Embracing What I Saw And Heard There With  Scenes In The Pacific
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The Early Days Of California, Embracing What I Saw And Heard There With Scenes In The Pacific

by Farnham, T. J. (Thomas Jefferson)

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Philadelphia: John E. Potter. Good+. 1860. Hardcover. Farnham describes his travels and adventures in California in 1840. He left Oregon by sailing ship for California (by way of Hawaii) and his narrative is filled with local color. The book is illustrated with 20 plates and a frontis illustration. This is a later printing of the original 1844 edition which was titled "Travels in the Californias." The book was republished in 1859 with a new title, "The Early Days of California." The author says that this book is a sequel to his previous book, "Travels in the Great Western Prairies" which was published in 1843. The covers are the original publishe's dark green cloth binding; the gilt spine lettering is dull, but still legible. There is foxing to the frontis illustration and its tissue guard, and some light tanning to the title page opposite the tissue guard. There is an occasional bit of scattered foxing, but most pages are clean and bright as are the… Read More
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Rockets And How They Work
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Rockets And How They Work

by Farr, Frank

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London: Purnell. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1970. Hardcover. A juvenile history of rockets leading up to the Apollo 13 mission; also includes theory, etc. More text than the typical children's book, but still well-illustrated with photos and drawings that are both in color & black & white. There are not internal or external markings, owner names, or bookplates. There is a little sticker residue on front cover & a some light rubbing to the covers in a few places. The book has pictorial covers and is a large format, over size book. The cover title is: The Story of Rockets. "Purnell Library of Knowledge" series.; Purnell Library of Knowledge Series; Color & B&W illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 93 pages .
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The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787  (Volume 3 Only)
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The Records of the Federal Convention of 1787 (Volume 3 Only)

by Farrand, Max (Editor)

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New Haven: Yale University Press. Good. 1911. First Edition. Hardcover. Hailed as "one of the great scholarly works of the early twentieth century." This is Volume 3 of the first edition which was issued in 1911 in three volumes by Yale University. This is Volume 3 ONLY of the three volume set. It is bound in the publisher's original brown cloth covers with gilt spine lettering; the top edge is also gilt. The covers are spotted and there is a previous owner's bookplate on the front paste down as well as a previous owner's name in pencil dated 1912 on the front end paper. The covers are spotted, however the contents are clean and the book is tight. The first edition of this work is uncommon. Contains: Appendix A - F, Index of the Clauses of the Constitution, and General Index. This is not the later 1937 revised edition--it is the first 1911 edition. Please inquire if you would like more information.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 685 pages .
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John Cameron's Odyssey

John Cameron's Odyssey

by Farrell, Andrew

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New York: Macmillan. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1928. Second Printing. Hardcover. Thirty years wandering on sailing ships in the Pacific: Hawaii, San Francisco, Australia, etc. Includes text cuts and several photographic plates. Second printing in the first year of publication. Original green cloth publisher's binding with black cover decorations and gilt spine lettering.; B&W Photos & Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 461 pages .
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Alibi for an Actress

Alibi for an Actress

by Farrell, Gillian B.

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New York: Pocket Books. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1992. First Edition. Hardcover. 0671787075 . "Introducing Annie McGrogan, P.I.--the author's first book. Covers are the original publisher's purple cloth spine over purple boards. This is a nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings. There are no owner names or bookplates in this book. The dust jacket in similarly nice condition with no chips, tears, or markings. Probably read once and shelved since new.; 8vo, 8"- 9" tall; 250 pages .
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Fra Lippo Lippi: A Romance

Fra Lippo Lippi: A Romance

by Farrington, Margaret Vere

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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. Very Good-. 1892. Second Edition. Hardcover. Fra Filippo Lippi was a 15th century Florentine painter; the author seems to have created a fictional narrative surrounding events in his life. Nicely decorated green cloth cover with gilt and white cover decoration and gilt spine lettering and decoration (spine lettering is dull, but still very legible. Top edge is guilt. 14 photogravure illustrations with tissue guards. Previous owner's bookplate on front paste down, and light wear to extremities, particularly bottom and top of spine, leaning slightly. Ref: Wright 3366 Please inquire if you would like more information. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 225 pages .
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A Story of Traverse City: Michigan and Some of the Early Settlers

A Story of Traverse City: Michigan and Some of the Early Settlers

by Farsky, Aldrich

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Traverse City: Privately Published. Very Good. 1908. Xerox 3 Hole Punch. This is an unusual item. First published in 1908 in the National Czech publication Amerikan Kalandar, it was translated by Mr. & Mrs. Edward Van Leishout in 1977 and issued in its present form. It is a xerox of the translation contained in a 3 hole report cover. It contains 49 sheets and each is printed on one side. There are reproductions of the author's paintings scattered throughout. It is the first I have seen of this item. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 49 pages .
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Annie Gooding Sykes (1855-1931): An American Watercolorist Rediscovered
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Annie Gooding Sykes (1855-1931): An American Watercolorist Rediscovered

by Faulk, Peter Hastings; Lewis, Audrey

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New York: Spanierman Gallery. Near Fine. 1998. Softcover. 0945936214 . Beautifully produced and illustrated with 40 full page color plates with explanatory text opposite. The introduction is by William H. Gerdts; the essay by Peter Faulk is also illustrated. Original publisher's glossy pictorial covers. This is a clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings, no previous owner names and no bookplates. This book appears to have been seldom used--probably shelved since new. Size: 9.5" x 12.5" ; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 119 pages .
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Nobel Prize Library: William Faulkner, Eugene O'Neill, John Steinbeck

Nobel Prize Library: William Faulkner, Eugene O'Neill, John Steinbeck

by Faulkner, William; O'Neill, Eugene; Steinbeck, John

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New York: Alexis Gregory & Grolier Enterprises. Near Fine. 1971. Hardcover. This is a very pretty book containing works by three Nobel Prize winners: William Faulkner (A Rose for Emily, and As I Lay Dying), Eugene O'Neill (The Emperor Jones, and Homecoming), and John Steinbeck (In Dubious Battle). It includes the Nobel presentation speech, the authors' acceptance speeches, representation of their works, and biographies of each. Bound in navy blue leather with gilt spine and cover lettering and decorations, all edges are gilt with a purple silk ribbon. I believe that about 20 volumes were issued in this series in the 1970's. ; 3 Portaits; 8vo, 8"- 9" tall; 375 pages .
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The Silent Bomb:  A Guide to the Nuclear Energy Controversy

The Silent Bomb: A Guide to the Nuclear Energy Controversy

by Faulkner, Peter

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New York: Random House. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1977. Hardcover. 0394413237 . Prepared by Friends of the Earth. "A nuclear plant accident could kill 50, 000 people.!" Contains an index, glossary, notes and bibliography. Remainder mark on top edge, else a nice clean, tight and unmarked book with no interior or exterior markings.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 382 pages .
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