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1 Ackerman, Diane One Hundred Names for Love A Stroke, a Marriage, and the Language of Healing
New York W. W. Norton & Company 2011 039307241X / 9780393072419 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover New in New dust jacket 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 336 pages; New copy from sample stock of publisher's sales rep. New 1st printing. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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2 Armstrong, Louis Satchmo; My Life in New Orleans.
New York Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1954 First Edition Hardcover Good+ in Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages; Soundly bound in original pictorial dust jacket with publisher's $3.50 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Spine very sligtly shelf cocked; small area of drip fade to the publisher's magenta colored top stain. Small department store ink name stamp and "copy #1" penned to top corner of the half-title page. No other marks; single page toward the end of text blcok had been neatly folded in half to mark place. Dust jacket lightly sun faded at spine' a couple of tiny closed tears to the top of the spine panel; faint mild tape ghosts to top edge of the rear and front pastedowns, presumably from where an old jacket protector ahd been taped over the jacket. G++/G++ or better 
Price: 40.00 USD
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3 Barri, Madame Du : Du Barry Memoirs of Madame Du Barri [Du Barry]
New York Frederick A. Stokes 2011 First Edition Thus Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 316 pages; Snugly bound in original pictorial dust jacket. Textured purple cloth with title desing sin green. Dust jacket mildly sunned at spine and price clipped from top corner of front flap. Prior owner name and address penned neatly to front flyleaf; her vintage reinforcement to the top and bottom edges of the dyst wrapper with paper tape applied to the revers (blank) surface of the jacket. Snugly bound and clean. VG/VG- 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Barris, Chuck Confessions of a Dangerous Mind; An Unauthorized Autobiography
New York St Martins Press 1984 0312162146 / 9780312162146 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages; 1st printing. Snugly bound and neat in original pictorial dust jacket with $12.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Jacket has light shelf rubbing to edges with a few superficial chips and tiny closed tears with superfical shelf rub to surfaces. Illustrated with b&w photographs on glossy stock leaves. Snug and neat in clean, bright dust jacket. NF/VG 
Price: 39.00 USD
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5 Benson, Stella The Little World
London Macmillan 1932 reprint Hardcover Very Good+ 
B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 317 pages; in original dark red cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to the spine. Soundly bound and neat. Just light shelf/handling wear to cloth at edges. Prior owner's initials pencilled to front endpage and small book dealer sticker to rear pastedown. Includes b&w illustrations. Solid unmarked copy. VG+ 
Price: 11.50 USD
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6 Beyerle, Edith Marie Pots of Gold
New York Loizeaux Brothers 1946 First Edition Hardcover Good+ 
12mo 7" - 7" tall; 218 pages; Sound clean copy in purple cloth with title-lettering in gilt to spine. Light silverfishing to the cloth at spine panel and to the upper left corner of front panel; small area of predation to bottom edge of rear panel. Mild foxing to front endpaper. Text clean and unmarked. G+ 
Price: 12.00 USD
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7 Breth, Harris G. Even the Barn Blew Down
New York Carlton Press Inc 1986 0806225416 / 9780806225418 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 327 pages; Square, sound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Mildly toned jacket; rear jacket panel also mildly soiled. Illustrated with B&W photographs. VG+/VG-. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Browder, George Richard & Richard L. Troutman The Heavens Are Weeping The Diaries of George Richard Browder, 1852-1886
Grand Rapids Zondervan Books 1988 0310438101 / 9780310438106 Third Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 575 pages; Square, snug and neat in wraparound color pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Dust jacket has just light shelf rub at spine ends and a short closed tear top edge rear panel. NF/VG+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 22.95 USD
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9 Bucher, Caleb W. From Where I Stand
Lititz, PA Self-Published 1988 First Edition Trade paperback Near Fine 
1988 Caleb Bucher (self-published) trade pbck in glossy illstd covers. Bright clean and neat; an unread copy. Just trivial shelf evidence to covers. Just about as new. Scarce book by Lancaster County educator.; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 127 pages; Trade pbck in glossy illstd covers. Bright clean and neat; an unread copy. Just trivial shelf evidence to covers. Just about as new. Uncommon title by a Lancaster County educator. NF 
Price: 29.00 USD
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10 Case, Frank & O. Soglow (Illust. ) Do Not Disturb
Garden City, N. Y. Garden City Publishing, Star Books 1943 early printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 326 pages; Early printing. Soundly bound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. Reissue from the 1940 Stokes edition. Dust jacket lightly rubbed at edges with some shallow nicks and tiny chips to spine ends. Just mild fading to spine panel; a mild stray pencil doodle to the front panel. An attractive and neat copy in dust jacket. VG+/VG 
Price: 65.00 USD
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11 Chargaff, Erwin Heraclitean Fire; Sketches from a Life Before Nature
New York Rockefeller University Press 1980 0874700299 / 9780874700299 Second Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 252 pages; 2nd printing. HC with pictorial DJ. Snugly bound and neat. General light wear to dust jacket edges. Small 1/4" by 1/4" chip missing from top edge of the rear jacket panel and a short closed tear top edge front. Text unmarked. NF/VG 
Price: 40.00 USD
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12 Charteris, Evan; Edmund Gosse The Life and Letters of Sir Edmund Gosse
New York Harper & Brothers 1931 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 524 pages; Sound decent copy with cloth at spine well toned and darkened but with title lettering legible. Hinges tender in the endpaper joints with evidence of a prior owner's glue mending to partiall split endpage at front. Endpages holding tenuously at rear. Text block sound and unmarked; mild evidence of a bookplate removed from front pastedown. Reading or reference copy is near Good 
Price: 9.50 USD
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13 Chesney, Inga L. A Time of Rape
Englewood Cliffs, N. J. Prentice-Hall 1972 0139220135 / 9780139220135 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 255 pages; HC/DJ 1st edition. Square snug copy feels unread. No marks. Dust jacket is bright and clean but has a handful of short closed nicks along the top edge. Mild vertical stress crease to front flap; $6.95 issue price intact on unclliped flap. Recounts in harrowing detail the conditions during the fall of Berlin. Uncommon title. NF/VG 
Price: 95.00 USD
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14 Choukri, Mohamed; Bowles, Paul For Bread Alone
San Francisco City Lights Books 1987 0872861961 / 9780872861961 Trade paperback Very Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 151 pages; Trade sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers. 1st City Lights printing. Square sound and neat; no marks. Just mild shelf wear to tips. VG+ 
Price: 12.50 USD
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15 Coombs, Harry & Kenny Gamble (foreword) COOMBS - My Musical Journey
Conway, SC Ferncliff Music 2015 First Edition Paperback Very Good Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 232 pages; [SIGNED] 2014 Ferncliff Music. Trade sized paperback in glossy color illustrated covers. Inscribed and signed inside the front cover by the author. Mild shelf wear to covers. Tightly bound and clean. VG or better; Signed by Author 
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 Cooper, Wilmer A. Growing Up Plain Among Conservative Wilburite Quakers; The Journey of a Public Friend
Richmond, IN Friends United Press 1999 0944350445 / 9780944350447 First Edition Paperback Very Good+ 
B&W Photographs and Maps; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 196 pages; Paperback in glossy pictorial covers. 1st edition. Bright, snug and clean; no marks. One page corner folded to mark place. Mild shelf/handling evidence to edges. Illustrated with B&W photographs and a couple maps. VG+ 
Price: 8.95 USD
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17 Cresswell, Nicholas The Journal of Nicholas Cresswell, 1774-1777
New York Lincoln MacVeagh/ the Dial Press 1924 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
B&W Photographs and Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 287 pages; Sound, clean copy in original green quarter-cloth over beige paper-covered boards. Spine cloth lightly toned and gilt title lettering a little dulled. Light scuffing and shelf rub to paper boards at edges and light general shelf soiling to board surfaces. Just trace foxing to to photpographic plates and facing pages. Bookplate of historian and bibliophile Charles Coleman Sellers pasted to front endpaper. Illustrated with B/W artwork and photograph. VG- 
Price: 65.00 USD
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18 de la Valdene, Guy & Martell Agency The Fragrance of Grass
Guilford, CT Lyons Press 2011 0762764147 / 9780762764143 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 226 pages; Tight bright and fresh. Superficial shelf evidence to jacket at edges. Mild shelf soiling to rear end page and front edge of text block. Lovely copy of a hard to find book. NF/NF. 
Price: 165.00 USD
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19 Delbridge, Melissa J. Family Bible
Iowa City University of Iowa Press 2008 1587296519 / 9781587296512 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 168 pages; Bright, snug and neat in clean, fresh dust jacket. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. Just trace shelf evidence to jacket edges. About as new. NF/NF; Signed by Author 
Price: 17.50 USD
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20 Dewey, Philip H Autobiography of Philip H. Dewey; Farmer, Lumberman, State Official
Harrisburg Evangelical Press 1933 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Signed by Author
Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 142 pages; HC in ribbed purple cloth with title lettering and family crest in gilt to cover board. Warmly inscribed on the front endpage by the author to Senator Leon Prine (? ). Square snug copy, illustrated with period photos of logging operations, sawmills and portraits. Spine unlettered, as issued; trace sunning to cloth at spine. Solid clean copy. VG+; Signed by Author 
Price: 55.00 USD
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