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Garden City: Doubleday, 1954. Fine in a Very Good dust jacket. Bound in full black cloth. The spine is stamped in gilt. Map-endpapers (Petersburg). 438pps. The pages are faintly yellowed and there is very mild rubbing to the tips and spine-ends, otherwise clean, square, and soundly bound. No previous ownership markings. The dust… Read more
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View From A Height

by Asimov, Isaac

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Published
1963
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First Edition
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Garden City: Doubleday, 1963. In Near Fine condition. No dust jacket. Red cloth quarterbound in a black cloth. Both the spine and the front panel are stamped in silver. Stated First Edition. xii + 252pps. There is mild rubbing wear to the spine-ends and a small ink stain in the upper corner of the… Read more
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by Melville, Herman

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Published
1962
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Limited Edition
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West Virginia: West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company, 1962. Fine in a Very Good+ slipcase. Quarterbound in black, gilt-stamped calfskin over decorative gray boards. Pictorial endpapers. Gray topstain. 324pps., with a sepia "whaling" frontispiece and a few illustrations. There is a touch of fading to the topstain, otherwise flawless: clean, tight, square, and bright. … Read more
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Semiotics and the Philosophy of Language (Advances in Semiotic)

by Eco, Umberto

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Published
1984
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First Edition
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9780253351685
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$75.00

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Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 1984. Near Fine in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Bound in full blue cloth. The spine is stamped in gilt. ix + 242pps. First Printing. The spine-ends are mildly bumped and there are a few vague dust spots atop the textblock, otherwise Fine: clean, tight, square, and bright. All… Read more
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The Upland Shooting Life

by Evans, George Bird

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Published
1971
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First Edition
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9780394472959
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$125.00

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New York: Alfred a Knopf Inc, 1971. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket. Bound in full brown cloth. The spine is stamped in gilt. Red topstain and decorative 'hunting' endpapers. xii + 301 + xi pps., with 16 pages of photos and a number of pen and ink drawings by George Evans. Stated First… Read more
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Around the World

by Phelan, Matt

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Published
2011
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First Edition
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9780763636197
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$60.00

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U.S.A.: Candlewick, 2011. Fine in a Fine dust jacket. Bound in pictorial hardboards. Decorative purple endpapers. 235pps., plus an author's note. First Printing. An excellent, collector's-quality copy: clean, tight, square and bright. All tips are sharp. Absolutely no reading wear and no previous ownership markings. The dust jacket, glossy in a mylar… Read more
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Frank Forester's Fish And Fishing of The United States And British Provinces of North America

by Herbert, Henry William

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Published
1993
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Limited Edition
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[Lyon]: Derrydale Press, 1993. In Fine condition. Bound in full brown leather, decoratively stamped in black and gilt. All page edges gilt. Marbelled endpapers. 359pps. + a supplement of 86pps. Numerous illustrations throughout. A beautiful, collector's-quality copy: clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. Absolutely no reading wear and no… Read more
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The Expeditions of John Charles Fremont (Map Portfolio)

by Jackson, Donald and Mary Lee Spence

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Published
1970
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First Edition
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9780252000874
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Urbana: University of Illinois, 1970. Fine in a Very Good slipcase. Brown cloth portfolio stamped in dark brown and gilt. The portfolio and its enclosed large-format maps are in Fine condition. Included with them is commentary by Donald Jackson in pamphlet form. The slipcase that houses the portfolio has light cosmetic wear and is slightly sun-darkened.… Read more
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My Life in the Negro Leagues: An Autobiography

by Wilmer Fields

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Published
1992
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First Edition
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9780887368509
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$250.00

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Westport, USA: Meckler Publishing, 1992. As New in an As New dust jacket. Bound in full brown cloth. The spine is stamped in gilt. xiii + 91pps., with photos. A flawless, collector's-quality copy: clean, tight, square and bright. All tips are sharp. The textblock is immaculate: no apparent reading wear and no previous ownership… Read more
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Out of My Later Years

by Einstein, Albert

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Published
1950
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First Edition
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New York: Philosophical Library, 1950. Very Good in a Good dustjacket. Bound in full blue cloth. Both the spine and the front panel are stamped in gilt. 282pps. There is modest rubbing wear to the tips and the spine-ends and light specking atop the textblock, otherwise clean, tight, square, and bright. No previous ownership markings.… Read more
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The Individual and the Value of Human Life (Studies in Social and Political Philosophy)

by Popper-Lynkeus, Josef; Haber, Joram G. (translator); Kelley, Andrew (translator)

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Published
1995
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9780847680351
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Lanham, MD, U.S.A.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1995. In As New condition. Bound in full black cloth. The spine is stamped in gilt. xx, 115pps. No dustjacket, as issued. An excellent copy: clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. Yet to be read. Introduction by Joram Graf Haber.<br><br><b><font color=#003366> … Read more
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New York: Viking Press, 1974. [1974]. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket. Bound in full green cloth. The spine is stamped in bronze and gilt. Octavo. [ix] + 877pps. There is light rounding to the spine-ends, otherwise clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. The textblock is immaculate; no apparent… Read more
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$35.00
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PrairyErth (A Deep Map)

by Heat-Moon, William Least

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Published
1991
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First Edition, First Printing
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9780395486023
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Boston, MA, U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin, 1991. Near Fine in a Very Good+ dustjacket. Textured beige boards quarterbound in blue cloth. The spine is stamped in gilt. Quarto. Map-endpapers. 624pps. There is a faint smudge to the fore-edge and a few slightly crimped lower page-corners. Otherwise clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips… Read more
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The Making of a Moon : The Story of the Earth Satellite Program (Revised Edition)

by Clarke, Arthur C.

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Published
1958
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1958. [1958]. Near Fine in a Very Good dustjacket. Blue cloth over boards with a black cloth backstrip. Both the spine and the front panel are stamped in silver. Octavo. 205pps., with a number of plates and diagrams. There is mild bumping to the upper tips, otherwise clean, tight,… Read more
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Around Theatres (Volume II)

by Beerbohm, Max

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Published
1930
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First American Edition
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New York: Knopf, 1930. Very Good+ in a Very Good dustjacket. Bound in full black cloth. Both the spine and the front panel are stamped in gilt. Deckle-edge. Octavo. Top edge gilt. Pps 381 - 749 + [xiii]. There is mild bumping to the spine-ends and a small tear on a preliminary page,… Read more
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The Shipwreck of Their Hopes : The Battles for Chattanooga

by Cozzens, Peter

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Published
1994
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First Edition
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9780252019227
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Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1994. [1994]. Near Fine in a Fine dustjacket. Blue boards quarterbound in blue cloth. The spine is stamped in gilt. Large octavo. xii + 515pps, including numerous maps and illustrations. First Printing. A previous owner's small nameplate is affixed to the front pastedown, otherwise Fine: clean,… Read more
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New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1973. In Fine condition. Pebbled blue boards. The spine is stamped in white. 269pps., with numerous diagrams and a large pull-out chart. No dustjacket. A flawless copy: clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. No apparent reading wear and no previous ownership markings.<br><br><b><font color=#003366> … Read more
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The Indians of Northeastern America

by Bjorklund, Karna L.

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Published
1969
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First Edition
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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1969. Near Fine in a Very Good dustjacket. Bound in full, light blue cloth. The spine is gilt-stamped. 192pps., lushly illustrated. There is mild rubbing to the extremities. Also, a previous owner's name is stamped on the ffep. Otherwise clean, tight, square, and bright. The text is… Read more
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Frontiers in Regional Development

by Gradus, Yehuda (editor); Lithwick, Harvey (editor)

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Published
1996
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9780847680733
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Lanham, MD, U.S.A.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated, 1996. In Fine condition. Bound in full black cloth. The spine is stamped in gilt. Octavo. xiv, 319pps., with a number of charts and graphs. No dustjacket, as issued. There is very mild bumping to the lower tips, otherwise as new: clean, tight, square, and bright.… Read more
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PrairyErth (A Deep Map)

by Heat-Moon, William Least

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Published
1991
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First Edition
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9780395486023
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$17.00

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Boston, MA, U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin, 1991. Fine in a Fine dustjacket. Textured beige boards quarterbound in blue cloth. The spine is stamped in gilt. Quarto. Map-endpapers. 624pps. First Printing. There is a faint 1/8" pen-mark near the bottom of the fore-edge, otherwise flawless: clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. … Read more
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