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1 Buchman, Dian Dincin The Sherlock Holmes of Medicine; Dr. Joseph Goldberger
New York Julian Messner 1969 0671321552 / 9780671321550 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 189 pages; Bright, snug and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Mild sunning to jacket spine and light rubbing to jacket surfaces. Front flap price clipped. NF/VG 
Price: 13.50 USD
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2 Cake, William C. (Ed. ) Aunt Susan's Own Story of Her Life; With Additional Incidents, Her Favorite Hymns and Quaint Sayings
Philadelphia John J. Hood 1897 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
Frontis photograph portrait; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 70 pages; Soundly bound in original gray cloth with titles in brown to upper board; spine unlettered, as issued. Cloth crimped at spine ends and lightly rubbed at corners. Light shelf soiling to boards. Illustrated with tissue guarded photo frontispiece. Text bright and very neat. Solid decent copy. VG 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Clark, Roy Benjamin William Gifford, Tory Satirist, Critic and Editor,
New York Russell & Russell 1967 Hardcover Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 294 pages; 1967 Russell & Russell HC in blue cloth binding. Square snug copy; deaccesioned from an academic college library with call lable base of spine, bookplate front pastedown and mild card pocket removal scar rear pastedown. Solid clean copuy appears perhaps never checked out or read. VG- 
Price: 35.00 USD
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4 Current, Richard Nelson The Lincoln Nobody Knows
New York McGraw-Hill 1958 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 314 pages; Snugly bound and neat in clean illustrated dust jacket with light shelf/handling wear at edges; Spine ends and corners lightly crimped with several nicks and a very small chip to upper edge of the rear panel. Just mild sunning and color shift to the title lettering on the spine of the jacket. Solid unmarked copy. VG+/VG 
Price: 20.00 USD
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5 Dallek, Robert Lone Star Rising; Lyndon Johnson and His Times, 1908-1960
New York Oxford University Press 1991 0195054350 / 9780195054354 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 721 pages; Stout HC/DJ. Snugly bound and very neat in clean, crisp-edgged dust jacket. Just trace shelk evidence to jacket at edges; price clipped from front flap at lower corner. Stout volume just slightly shaken in the spine. Illustrated with b&w photographs. Handsome copy. NF/NF ...Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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6 Fletcher, C. R. L. and E. Abbott (Ed.) Gustavus Adolphus and the Struggle of Protestantism for Existence: [Large Paper Limited Edition]
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1890 First Edition; Limited edtion Hardcover Very Good+ 
[Heroes of the Nations, Ed. by E. Abbott]; Plates, maps, one folding in color; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 316 pages; One of 250 numbered copies of the "Large Paper edition" - # 54/250. Handsomely printed on laid paper. Snugly bound in original fine toothed blue cloth with publisher's paper title label to spine. Edges untrimmed. Illustrated with numerous facsimiles of period maps and views printed on glossy stock and with a fold-out map showint the "Routes of Adolphus" at rear. Just mild shelf rub/evidence to board edges and light rubbing to the surface of the paper title label. Solid and attractive. VG++ 
Price: 40.00 USD
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7 Gemmill, Helen Hartman & James A. Michener E.l., The Bread Box Papers; A Biography of Elizabeth Chapman Lawrence
Doylestown, PA Tower Hill Press 1983 0941668029 / 9780941668026 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
B&W Photographs & Facsimile Reproductions; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 275 pages; Larger format HC/DJ. Soundly bound and generally neat in clean pictorial dust jacket. Light wear to jacket edges; small chips and short closed tears to corners and spine ends. Binding is slightly shaken in the spine and cloth is just slightly rubbed at edges. Illustrated with b&w historical photographs. Solid unmarked copy. VG/VG 
Price: 18.50 USD
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8 Grumbine, Amos An Ordinary Amos's Life
New York Carlton Press 1992 0806242507 / 9780806242507 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 92 pages; 1992 Carlton Press. HC/DJ 1st edition; signed by author. Handsome clean copy in a bright fresh dust jacket. Author recounts his experiences serving in the 30th Infantry Div in WWII and his experiences coming home. A plainly spoken but quite interesting WWII narrative. Author signed. illustrated by the author;s snapshots while serving. Solid and neat. VG+/VG+; Signed by Author 
Price: 30.00 USD
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9 Headley, P. C. The Life of General Lafayette
Boston Lothrop Lee & Shepard 1902 reprint Hardcover Very Good+ 
Engraved frontis; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 380 pages; 1902 Lothrop Lee Shepard. HC. Reissue of the mid 19th century biography by Headley. Original heavy green linen covered boards with titles decoratively in black. Square, snug and neat. Just mildly shelf soiled cloth. Prior ownership in manuscript to the front endpage. Corners and edges sharp. A nice copy. VG+ 
Price: 17.50 USD
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10 Kostlin, Julius & John G. Morris (Trans. ) The Life of Martin Luther
Philadelphia Lutheran Publication Society 1883 Hardcover Good+ 
Woodcuts; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 496 pages; HC in original blue cloth with titles in gilt and decorative rules in blind. Binding a little shaken in the spine. Cloth rubbed and lightly frayed at corners and spine ends. Mild split in the front endpapers in the gutter. Text clean and neat; no marks. Small circular blind (pressure) stamp to lower blank margin of the frontispiece plate. Illustrated with woodcuts. G+ 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 MacColl, D. S. and Alfred Yockney Life, Work and Setting of Philip Wilson Steer; With a Full Catalogue of Paintings and List of Watercolours
London Faber & Faber Limited 1945 Hardcover Very Good 
B&W illlustrations and photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 240 pages; HC in original cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to spine. Snug, solid and neat. Corners lightly bumped. A few incidental pencil check marks/margin indications to the extensive catalogue appended at rear. Illustrated with B/W frontis, photographs and reproductions of artistic works. VG 
Price: 14.00 USD
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12 Merman, Ethel & Pete Martin Who Could Ask For Anything More
New York Doubleday & Company 1955 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 252 pages; Soundly bound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket with publisher's original $3.50 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Dust jacket with moderate shelf rubbing to edges with some shallow chipping at spine ends and corner; mild sunning to jacket spine. A few pages with superficial corner creases. No marks. Illustrated with photographs. VG/VG- 
Price: 13.50 USD
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13 Miller, Russell Bare-Faced Messiah; The True Story of L. Ron Hubbard
New York Henry Holt & Company 1987 0805006540 / 9780805006544 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 390 pages; Soundly bound and neat in clean crisp-edged dust jacket. Just a whisper of shelf/handling evidence to jacket at edges. Superficial toning to white areas of cover design. Superficial storage bump to the front edge of the text block. Solid unmarked copy in crisp fresh jacket. Illustrated with photos. VG++/NF 
Price: 30.00 USD
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14 Nevins, Allan The Emergence Of Lincoln; 2 Volumes: Easton Press
Norwalk, Connecticut The Easton Press 1988 Leather Fine 
frontis and maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 996 pages; Complete 2 volume set. Bound in full dark blue leather with elaborate decorative and title design stamped brightly in gilt. All edges gilt. Hubbed spine. Easton Press broadsheet note regarding the book is laid in at front. Lovely copy. Feels and appears unread and as new. Fine ...Oversize set may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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15 Sams, Jessie Bennett White Mother, a True Story of the Power of Love
New York McGraw-Hill 1957 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 241 pages; Stated 1st edition. Square snugly bound and neat in original wraparound illustrated dust jacket with publisher's $3.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Dust jacket lightly rubbed at edges with mild shelf soiling to rear panel. Text fresh and unmarked. Notice on the rear jacket flap of selection for distribution in the Christian Herald Book Club, but the binding material of two tone cloth, statement of 1st edition and price on jacket flap suggest strongly that this is the trade retail edition. Solid neat copy; uncommon thus. VG++/VG 
Price: 85.00 USD
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16 Sigourney, L. H Examples of Life and Death
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1852 Hardcover Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 348 pages; Soundly bound in original trade cloth binding with highly decorative ruling and vignette garlands in gilt to boards and titles brightly in gilt to spine. All edges gilt, though a little dulled and slightly spotted. Mild fading to cloth at spine. Pages have a moderate damp line to the upper front corner of the last third of the text and the first 20 or so leaves. Moderate foxing sometimes heavier scattered in the text, heavier at front. Externall quite attractive but with foxing and dampstaining more or less throughout. G+ 
Price: 32.50 USD
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17 Strickler, Daniel Bursk The Memoirs of Lieutenant Governor, Lieutenant General Daniel Bursk Strickler
Lancaster PA Printed for the Author By Forry & Hacker 1972 Limited Edition; First Printing Hard cover Very Good+ Signed by Author
Fine. No dust jacket as issued. ; Includes illustrations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 277 pages; 1972 Hardcover printed for the author by Forry & Hacker. Limited edition of 200 copies; this example out of sequence and not numbered; signed by the author on the front flyleaf. Inscribed to Lavinia Hanke [? ] and dated 1988 by the author. HC in pebbled blue cloth with lettering in silver to spine and cover. Laid in at front is the uncommon 6 page addendum saddle stapled. Scarce recollections of a prominent Lancaster PA military man who served in conflicts dating from 1916 Mexican border episodes through the Korean war. Figured in County and State politics. Solid and neat with no rub or wear. VG++ to NF; Signed by Author 
Price: 225.00 USD
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18 Tait, Samuel W. Jr. The Wildcatters; an Informal History of Oil-Hunting in America
Princeton NJ Princeton University Press 1946 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 218 pages; Snugly bound and neat in original pictorial dust jacket with $3.00 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. 1/4 cloth backed spine over decorative paper covered boards. Just mild shelf rub to paper at board edges and a small nick top edge of the upper board. Dust jacket lightly shelf rubbed with shallo chips from jacket at spine ends. Illustrated with historical b&w photographs. VG++/VG 
Price: 30.00 USD
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19 Terrill, Ross Mao
Norwalk, Connecticut Easton Press 1991 Leather Fine 
Color Frontis and B&W Maps; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 481 pages; Bound in full red leather with elaborate decorative and title design stamped brightly in gilt. All edges gilt. Hubbed spine and silk moire endleaves. Easton Press broadsheet note regarding the book is laid in at front. Lovely copy. Feels and appears unread and about as new. No marks or attached bookplates. Fine. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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20 Villari, Pasquale Life and times of Girolamo Savonarola,
London & New York T. Fisher Unwin & Charles Scribner's 1909 Tenth Edition 1/2 leather Very Good 
figures, facsimiles and devices; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 792 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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