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  • Edition: First American Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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New York, Harper & Brothers, 1961, hardcover, xi-224 pp, first American edition, Very Good in Fair dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, tiny nick to heel of spine. Dustjacket unclipped with original price, rubs, chips to head and heel of spine, in new Brodart sleeve. An account of British test flying, written especially for young readers, from its beginnings around 1913 to the date of publication. Illustrated with 24 pages of historic black-&-white plates. Appended bibliography and acknowledgments, index.

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Boston MA, Twayne Publishers, 1990, hardcover, xiii-116 pp, first edition, first printing stated, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no wear or markings. Dustjacket, slight edge bumps, one tiny closed edge tear, in new Brodart sleeve. Number 48 in the Twayne's Masterwork Series the book places both Defoe's novel and main character in an accurate artistic, historical and social perspective and provides an introduction to one of Defoe's major texts. Author's notes and selected bibliography appended.

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Scottsdale AZ, Pay Day Press, 1977, trade paperback, vi-123 pp, Edition not stated, No previous printings noted, Good condition in bright, pictorial card covers. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, covers rubbed, corners bumped, creases to top corner. The expert handicapper, broadcaster, newspaper writer, and seminar coach presents a guide to every aspect of handicapping thoroughbred horse races for everyone, from veteran to novice, and winning.

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Medford OR, Webb Research Group, 1990, Hardcover, One of a Limited, Presentation Edition of 20 hardcover copies, this copy is designated by the bookplate as a gift from the Author to her husband, Roscoe Albert Baker. Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Straight, tight and clean with no markings, slight corner and spine end bumps. Dustjacket lightly bumped at corner and spine ends, in Brodart sleeve. An in-depth study of the actual places and people involved in the World War II relocations throughout the United States, filled with documentary and photographic evidence regarding this period of U.S. domestic history. Nominated in 1990 for the Pulitzer Prize "for a distinguished book upon the history of the United States", no other hardcover edition of this book exists.

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Vietnam Poems

Balaban, John

Oxford UK, Carcanet Press, 1970, softcover in self-wrappers, 16 pp, first printing of the first edition, limited to 600 copies of which 40 were signed by the author, this being copy number 28, Signed and dated October 1970 on the title page. Straight, tight and clean with no other markings, light edge and corner bumps. The first book from the award-winning author, poet, translator and authority on Vietnamese literature.

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New York NY, HarperCollins, 2003, hardcover, xx-475 pp, first edition stated, first printing by numberline, Very Good in Very Good dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, bookplate from the United Armenian Fund on front endpaper, light spine-end and corner bumps. Dustjacket unclipped with original price, slight edge nicks, in new Brodart sleeve. A riveting narrative, based on rarely seen documents and first person accounts, of the Armenian genocide at the hands of the Ottoman Turks under the cover of WWI ,and an account of the outrage and support that poured from The U.S.A. and its leaders as America prepared to take its place on the world stage at the turn of the 20th century. Illustrated with 16 pages of black-&-white plates, mainly from photographs and 2 two-page maps. Appended; epilogue-Turkish Denial of the Armenian Genocide and U.S. Complicity, author's notes, photograph and map acknowledgements, glossary, selected bibliography, acknowledgements and index.

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Edmonton AB, Canadian Institute of Ukranian Studies, University of Alberta, 1982, trade paperback, first edition, Very good condition. Straight and tight with no markings, small spots on rear cover. Eight essays and two panel discussions from the 1979 Edmonton conference which examine the relationship between ethnicity and the literature of selected writers.

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Miraclejack

Baldwin, Michael

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New York NY, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1967, hardcover, 253 pp, first American edition, first printing, Very Good in Very Good dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, nick to bottom edge of rear board. Dustjacket unclipped with original price, rubs, light edge nicks, in new Brodart sleeve. A journalist and a mystic climber of tall buildings mingle their fates.

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The Devil's Lighter

Ballem, John

  • Edition: First Edition, First Printing
  • Book condition: Good
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Don Mills Ont, General Publishing, 1973, hardcover, 237 pp, First Edition, First Printing, Signed by the Author on the title page, Good in Good dustjacket. Straight and firmly bound with no markings, small edge stains to final 5 pages not affecting text, light corner wear. Dustjacket unclipped with original price, small abrasion and tiny ink mark to front panel, edge nicks, small chips to head and heel of spine, short edge tears, in new Brodart sleeve. A novel of Canada's arctic oil fields by a long-time industry insider.

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Weightless

Bannan, Sarah

  • Edition: First Edition stated, First Printing by numberline
  • Book condition: New
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New York, St. Martin's Griffin, 2015, trade paperback, 321 pp, First Edition stated, First Printing by numberline, New. Straight, tight and clean with no wear or markings in bright, pictorial card covers. A high school junior from New Jersey moves to Alabama with her mother and unwittingly becomes the target of a group of mean girl bullies.

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Am/Trak

Baraka, Amiri

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New York NY, Phoenix Bookshop (Oblong Octavo Series), 1979, hand-sewn softcover binding, first edition stated, limited to 100 numbered copies and 26 lettered copies (not intended for sale), Signed by the Author, this being number 9, Fine condition, Straight, tight and clean with no wear or markings. Baraka's explosive elegy to John Coltrane follows the jazz great's career, deftly describing such musical luminaries as Miles Davis, Thelonius Monk, Duke Ellington, and others in witty, loving tribute.

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Am/Trak

Baraka, Amiri

  • Edition: First Edition stated
  • Book condition: Near Fine
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New York NY, Phoenix Bookshop (Oblong Octavo Series), 1979, hand-sewn softcover binding, first edition stated, limited to 100 numbered copies and 26 lettered copies (not intended for sale), Signed by the Author, this being letter G, Near Fine condition, small ink mark to rear endpaper extending slightly onto flap of french wraps. Baraka's explosive elegy to John Coltrane follows the jazz great's career, deftly describing such greats as Miles Davis, Thelonius Monk, Duke Ellington and others in witty, loving tribute.

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Haida Carvers in Argillite

Barbeau, Marius

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Ottawa, National Museum of Canada, 1957, softcover, 6.5 x 9.75", first edition, Good+ condition. Straight and tightly bound, spine end bumped, covers a bit darkened from age and handling, name blacked out at top corner of title page. A scholarly survey of the Argillite carvings of the Haida people dating back to about 1800. Illustrated throughout with 229 black-and-white plates depicting these master carvers and numerous examples of their work.

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Beasts

Barber, Dulan

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London UK, Macmillan/Topliner Trident, 1980, hardcover, first edition, first printing, Very Good+ in Very Good+ dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, upper corners bumped. Dustjacket price-clipped, rubs, light edge bumps, in new Brodart sleeve." When Carolyn takes a holiday job with the local research establishment she knows she will be working with animals, but she dosen't know why the animals are there. All sorts of difficult questions face Carolyn and her cousins as they make up their minds about an important subject and then put their decisions into action."

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  • Edition: Edition not stated, No previous printings noted
  • Book condition: New
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North Charleston SC, CreateSpace, 2012, trade paperback, 380 pp, edition not stated, no previous printing noted, Signed and inscribed by the Author on the title page. inscription reads 'Xxxx (name), I hope you find this story both meaningful and enjoyable. Thanks so much for reading! Nathan Barber'. A struggling girl's high-school basketball team must overcome the status quo and attempt to rally the town when a tragedy strikes.

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Bonnie Jean

Barke, James

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London UK, William Collins Sons, 1959, hardcover, 320 pp, first edition, first printing, Very Good in Poor dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, corner and spine end bumps, dish to front board. Dustjacket edge-chipped with largest at top of front panel, faint spots to rear panel, in new Brodart sleeve. A novel based on the life of Jean Armour, wife of the poet Robert Burns, following Barke's 5-part examination of the life of the poet himself.

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Private Company

Barker, Dudley

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London UK, Longmans, Green & Co, 1959, hardcover, 316 pp, first edition, first printing, Very Good+ in Very Good dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, slight bump at head of spine. Dustjacket unclipped with new price sticker over original price, light edge nicks, slight darkening, in new Brodart sleeve. 'Dudley Barker has presented the bitter struggle of social revolution with impartiality and a deep knowledge of the issues at stake.

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Who is Carla Hart?

Barnes, Joanna

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London, W.H. Allen, 1975, hardcover, first U.K. edition, Very Good in Very Good+ dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean, name on ffep, small color bleed rear pastedown. Dustjacke price-clipped, slight edge nicks, slight fading, in new Brodart sleeve.

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'Beat' Poets

Baro, Gene (selected by)

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London UK, Studio Vista, 1969, trade paperback, 48 pp, The Pocket Poets series, reprint, Good condititon in colorful card covers. Straight, tight and clean, name stamp on half-title page, some light stains to front and rear cover verso not affecting text or text block, corner and spine-end bumps, small stray ink mark to front cover. A collection of 'Beat' poetry with various definitions of the genre by some of the poets themselves in Baro's introduction. Contributors include; Paul Carroll, Corso, Dorn, Ferlinghetti, Ginsberg, Le Roi Jones, Kerouac, Ron Loewinsohn, McClure, Snyder, Whalen, Wieners, and Jonathan Williams.

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Toronto ON, McClelland and Stewart, 1974, hardcover, 255 pp, first edition, first printing, Very Good in Good dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, spine end and corner bumps. Dustjacket, edge nicks, rubs, a few spots, in new Brodart sleeve. A clear and comprehensive history of the Social Credit government in Alberta from 1935 to 1971.

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