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Palm Beach, Florida: Bacchus Press, January, 2006. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: burgundy cloth; a Fine book, with a Fine dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. A binder's error resulted in an extra set of rear endpapers being bound in. Several black and white illustrations. Following is taken from the publisher's blurb: ''You are transported back in time to 18th century Paris where you meet Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson. In the comfort of Jefferson's residence on the Champs Elysees, you sit down with two of America's favorite Founding Fathers and, in response to questions, they tell you in their own words the most interesting stories of their lives.'' about 10.25 inches tall by 7.25 inches wide 334 pages. Bibliography, appendices, index. Illustrated endpapers.

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Westlake Village, California: Royal Print, 1994. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: Book & dust jacket are both Near Fine (dj is NOT price clipped). Black cloth with gilt spine text, 8vo, dust jacket art by Mary Manes

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Peleliu 1944

Gailey, Harry A

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Annapolis, Maryland: Nautical & Aviation Publishing Co, 1983. Hardbound . Book Club Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: red boards; one small ding to the top edge, otherwise a Very Good book, with a Very Good dust jacket. Includes maps and a section of black and white photo plates. The goal was control of a tiny airstrip built by the Japanese on the island of Peleliu in the Central Pacific. It was destined to become the site of one of the most difficult and costly struggles undertaken by the Marine Corps during WWII. The author takes a critical new look at the entire campaign from the earliest planning to its conclusion, incorporating information from recently translated Japanese documents, interviews with veterans, and extensive new archival research. 8vo (about 8.5 inches tall) 212 pages. Appendix, notes, bibliography, index.

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London: Review, 2005. Hardbound . BINDING/CONDITION: black binding; the spine is slanted, otherwise a Near Fine book, with a Near Fine dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Presented in story board format, plus two sections of color photo plates, primarily pictures of movie making. Contains the full screenplay and more than 1700 storyboard illustrations. about 10.75 inches tall by 9.25 inches wide 331 pages. Appendices. Bronze endpapers.

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New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1941. Paperbound . BINDING/CONDITION: paperbound with overhanging (yap) edges; much nicking to the edges, damage to the spine; no markings found, contents all very good, but overhanging paper edges don't wear well; overall: Fair. ''An important collection of Currier & Ives and other American Lithographs, Collected by the late Guthrie Y Barber, New York.'' Includes a few facsimile title pages from some of the collection's rarities. 8vo (about 9.25 inches tall) 248 pages.

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The Man of Property

Galsworthy, John

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New York: Heritage Press, 1964. Hardbound . BINDING/CONDITION: beige cloth with light burgundy vignette; the top edge tint is dark maroon; a Very Good book, with a Very Good slipcase. Illustrated by Charles Mozley; book design by John Dreyfus. Introduction by Evelyn Waugh. Originally published in 1906, this was the first book in the Forsyte Saga, and was the basis for the 1949 film, That Forsyte Woman with Greer Garson and Errol Flynn. This copy includes the publisher's insert, The Sandglass (Number X:29) about 10.5 inches tall by 7.5 inches wide 285 pages.

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Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1995. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: navy blue cloth; a Fine book, with a Very Good dust jacket. Profusely illustrated in black and white and color, including previously unpublished artworks and pictures of medical artifacts. This is part of the series, Cornell Studies in the History of Psychiatry. The publisher's blurb reads: ''Drawing on a rich array of sources, the authors interweave the perception of medical practitioners, the mentally ill and their families, and journalists poets, novelists and artists. As they trace successive ways of explaining madness and treating those judged insane, Gamwell and Tomes vividly depict the political and cultural dimension of American attitudes toward mental illness.'' about 9.75 inches square 182 pages. Index. Gray endpapers.

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Butter Sugar Flour Eggs: Whimiscal Irresistible Desserts

Gand, Gale and Rick Tramonto and Julia Moskin

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New York: Clarkson Potter, 1999. Hardbound . Book Club Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: two tone boards, yellow with pumpkin at the spine; the corners are lightly bumped, otherwise a Near Fine book, with a Near Fine dust jacket. Illustrated with a few black and white photographs, and includes a large section of color plates. The publisher's blurb reads: ''Butter, sugar, flour, eggs. . . anyone who has so much as made a batch of cookies knows that this is where it all begins. Butter lends flavor and richness, sugar adds sweetness and melting textures, flour provides substance, and eggs bring it all together. Afterwards, the baker can allow flavor to take over -- chocolate, citrus, fruit, nuts, cheese, and spices complete the dessert making roster. Chapter by chapter, pastry chef Gale Gand and her husband, star chef Rick Tramonto, with writer Julia Muskin, explain each basic ingredient and each flavor's personality and follow up with some fabulous recipes. Over 175 treats, including signature desserts like Not-Your ... Read more

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New York: Press of the Pioneers, 1934. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: dark blue (nearly black) cloth with silver text; one corner is well bumped, bookplate, otherwise a Very Good book, no dust jacket. Although the original jacket is not present, a semi-facsimile jacket has been made to help protect the book (facsimile of spine and front panel -- the real jacket has a blank rear panel, this facsimile has a portrait of Tabor). Includes a frontis and thirteen additional black and white plates. From the author's preface: ''That he [Tabor] was reckless, foolish, idled way much of his youth, squandered a great fortune as if he were an imbecile, fought, gambled, swore, chewed tobacco, drank red liquor, consorted with loose women, divorced an old and quarrelsome wife and married a young and attractive colleen of less than half his age, used his wealth to further his political ambitions, and raised hell generally -- all this merely proved that he belonged in his environment, belonged to that period of the ... Read more

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Twilight for the Gods

Gann, Ernest K

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New York: William Sloane Associates, 1956. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: turquoise patterned boards with blue cloth at the spine; the top edge tint is yellow; owner's name, otherwise a Very Good book, with Fair dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Dust jacket by Colden Whitman. Author Ernest K Gann had two lifelong passions -- flying and sailing. This novel is set in the 1920s and follows the barquentine, Cannibal, a small sailing ship, trying to compete in a world of steam. The story is of the ship, the captain, and the passengers -- a ''moving story of heroism and disaster.'' 8vo (about 8.25 inches tall) 306 pages.

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Where is Mr. Mole?

Gantschev, Ivan; adaptd by Andrew Clements

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Saxonville, Massachusetts: Picture Book Studio, 1989. Hardbound . 1st American Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: pictorial boards with black cloth a the spine; owner's name on the front endpaper, otherwise a Near Fine book, with a Very Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Author/illustrator Ivan Gantschev was born in Bulgaria; his picture books have been published in ten languages. Card catalog description: ''Owl tries to track down his friend Mole who left home in search of friendship; and though owl fails to find him, Mole does turn up again with precisely what he needs.'' about 11.5 inches tall by 8.75 inches wide 28 pages (unpaginated). Illustrated endpapers.

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New York: Gallery Books, 1988. Hardbound . BINDING/CONDITION: paper covered boards; a Very Good book, with a Very Good dust jacket. Well illustrated in b&w and color. nearly square format: about 10.25'' tall x 10.5'' wide 128 pages. Index, chronology.

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Ready for the Defense

Garbus, Martin

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New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1971. Hardbound . 2nd Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: black cloth with gilt spine text; a Near Fine book, with a Very Good dust jacket; the dust jacket is not price clipped. The author writes of several of his well known trials which involved key social issues of the sixties, including the hounding of Lenny Bruce for allegedly obscene language, the railroading of Mrs Henrietta Wright into an insane asylum because as a black woman in Mississippi she was crazy enough to try to vote, the trial of Timothy Leary, and more. 8vo (about 8.5 inches tall) 306 pages. brown endpapers.

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New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1960. Hardbound . BINDING/CONDITION: khaki cloth with burgundy buffalo vignette; burgundy and turquoise on the spine; top edge tint is light red; a Good book, with a Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Illustrated with 17 halftone reproductions from various sources and with line drawings by Nick Eggenhofer. A comprehensive history of the slaughter of the buffalo, the battles between the hunters and Indians. Also tells of the buffalo hunting for sport by Washington Irving and the Russian Prince Alexis. Describes Buffalo Bill's killing buffaloes to feed the men who were building a railroad across the plains. Most of the book, however chronicles the hide hunters who swarmed over the ranges in 1871 and reduced the herds of nearly forty million buffaloes to fewer than one-thousand, taking the hides and leaving the meat to rot. Six-Guns, Number 801; 50 Great Western Illustrators, Eggenhofer Number 79 8vo (about 8.5 inches tall) 324, xii pages. Bibliography, ... Read more

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The Great Betrayal

Gardiner, Dorothy

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1949. Hardbound . 1st Edition, so stated. BINDING/CONDITION: tan cloth; a Very Good+ book, with a Good+ dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Dust jacket art by Alan Haemer; map endpapers by L R Tschirky. An historical novel based on the Sand Creek Massacre of 1864, when a U.S. Cavalry force attacked a village of Cheyenne and Arapaho Indians in the Colorado Territory, killing a large number of women and children. From the jacket blurb: ''a searching novel based on a shameful episode in American history and the strange group of people who played a part in it. The author tells the true story of Sand Creek, and the mysterious suppression of the horror that took place.'' 8vo (about 8.5 inches tall) 305 pages. Sources. Map endpapers.

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London: Osprey Publishing, 2009. Hardbound . 4th Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: black boards; the spine is slanted, otherwise a Very Good book, with a Near Fine dust jacket. Includes five sections of black and white plates. The publisher's blurb reads: ''This is the gripping story of 3rd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment from it activation to its combat during D-Day and the Normandy campaign. After its creation in 1942, the 506th, the 'Currahees', was attached to the 101st Airborne Division, and was transported to Wiltshire, UK in 1943. It took part in the airborne landings on D-Day, and the 3rd Battalion in particular suffered many immediate casualties, including the battalion commander, Lt Col Bob Wolverton. The tale of how the surviving paratroopers fought on toward their objectives against horrendous odds is told in their own words, aided by the stories of the French civilians who witnessed the campaign. Through many hours of interviews and research, the authors have fitted together the perspecti ... Read more

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The Return of Moriarty

Gardner, John

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New York: G P Putnam's Sons, 1974. Hardbound . 1st Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: black cloth with gilt spine text; the top edge of the text block shows handling soil, otherwise a Very Good book, wit a Very Good dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. Dust jacket design by Paul Gamarello. The publisher's blurb reads: ''London mists lift one morning on the dank streets of Limehouse to reveal that Professor James Moriarty, archrival of Sherlock Homes, is back. What really did happen in Switzerland in 1891 between the Professor and Holmes? Why is the scrupulous Holmes also back in London, risking attempts on his life and being curiously uncooperative with Scotland Yard? And what is to be the result of a scheduled rendezvous between Moriarty and other crime representatives? These are the prime questions for Inspector Angus McCready Crow, whose mission it is to thwart and capture the elusive mastermind.'' 8vo (about 8.75 inches tall) 366 pages.

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Wild Times

Garfield, Brian

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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1978. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: paper covered boards with cloth at the spine; remainder mark on the bottom edge of the text, the spine is slightly cocked, owner's name, otherwise a Good book, with a Good+ dust jacket; the dust jacket is not price clipped. 8vo (9.5 inches tall) 477 pages.

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Manifest Destiny

Garfield, Brian

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New York: Penzler Books, 1989. Hardbound . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: an attractive binding -- light turquoise boards (matching the endpaper color) with darker turquoise cloth at the spine; a Near Fine book, with a Near Fine dust jacket; publisher's price on the jacket flap is intact. This copy is Signed by the author. Dust jacket design and art by George Corsillo. An historically accurate novel of the Theodore Roosevelt's years as a young man in the Dakota Territory. 8vo (about 9.25 inches tall) 408 pages. Bibliography. Turquoise endpapers.

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New York: Bantam Books, February, 1984. Mass market paperback . 1st Printing. BINDING/CONDITION: a mass market paperback; Very Good+ condition. This is the first printing of the Loveswept edition (Loveswept 33). 12mo (about 7 inches tall) 183 pages.

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