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61 Beer, Ralph The Blind Corral
New York Viking 1986 0670809373 / 9780670809370 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 229 pages; 1st edition is tight, bright and fresh in original pictorial dust jacket wih $16.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Just trace shelf rub to jacket at tips. Signed by author to title page. NF/NF; Signed by Author 
Price: 85.00 USD
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62 Beer, Thomas The Road to Heaven
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1928 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 266 pages; Bright, snug, and very neat in the uncommon original pictorial dust jacket. Light blue cloth boards have a pictorial title design in black and a slate blue. Dust jacket design echoes the p[ictorial cloth. Publisher's $2.50 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Just superficial sunning to spine panel with a tiny chip missing from jacket at base of spine and a corresponding spot of mild fade to the cloth under the chip. A few small nicks and tiny closed tears at the jacket edges. A two inch closed tear from the flap fold into the front panel is archivally mended on the reverse of the jacket and is almost imperceptible under the archival mylar jacket protector. NF/VG+ 
Price: 49.50 USD
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63 Behaine, Rene The Survivors
Boston Houghton Mifflin & Co 1938 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 358 pages; HC/DJ. Original light brown cloth with titles stamped in maroon lettering to spine and cover. Original dust jacket is a little chipped at spine ends and rubbed flap folds with significant sun toning to spine panel. A tight clean copy in a worn dust jacket. NF/G++ 
Price: 15.00 USD
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64 Bell, Clive Proust
New York Harcourt Brace & Company 1929 First American Edition Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Very good in very good dust jacket. ; Library binding. ; Small 8vo 7" - 8" tall; 104 pages; 1929 Harcourt Brace HC/DJ No indication of printing given. 1st US edition and quite likely the 1st printing, issued at a time when Harcourt was not hard and fast on their identification of printings. Far scarcer than the Hogart Press UK edition. A neat, attractive copy. Square snug and clean; no marks. Mild shelf rub bottom edge of boards. Dust jacket bright and clean with a short closed tear top edge front panel, price clip front flap and superficial shelf soiling to panels. VG++/VG++ ... Uncommon 
Price: 40.00 USD
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65 Bemelmans, Ludwig Madeline's Rescue
New York Scholastic Book Services 1967 First Paperback Edition Hardcover Near Fine 
Tj 1101; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 46 pages; 1st paperback printing of this Caldecott Award winning book. Bright, tight and very neat; no marks. Appears and feels unread. Expected light toning to the Scholastic page stock, but otherwise as new. NF 
Price: 22.50 USD
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66 Bemelmans, Ludwig Madeline's Rescue
London Derek Verschoyle 1953 First English Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket 
4to 11" - 13" tall; 56 pages; Oversize, near folio, HC in original pictorial dust jacket. 1st British edition. Sound clean copy in publisher's red cloth with title lettering in black to spine and black outlined pictorial vignette to cover board. Full color illustrated dust jacket retains the publishers 12s. 6d price to the lower corner of the front flap. Cloth lightly shelf rubbed lower edges and boards just midly splayed at front edge. Some pages lightly thumbed to lower edge; a few have tiny closed nicks/tears in the lower margin. Pictorial lining sheets bright and sound. Dust jacket has moderate edge wear with short closed tears along the upper edge and extremities. A ; onger 2 inch closed crescent shaped tear to the lower edge of the rear panel. The 2nd of Bemelman's Madeline books in the 1st UK edition. Winner of the 1954 Caldecott medal for childrens' book illustration excellence. VG-/G++ 
Price: 175.00 USD
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New York Chelsea, 1929 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 242 pages; 1929 Chelsea House HC 1st edition. Original bright red cloth with gilt titles in decorative type to cover and spine. Spine titles a bit dulled. Binding snug but slightly off square in the binding. Bright clean contents; no marks. VG- 
Price: 50.00 USD
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68 Bennett, Arnold Hilda Lessways
New York E. P. Dutton & Company 1911 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 533 pages; Snugly bound and very neat in original brown cloth with title lettering and border ruling in gilt. Just mild crimping to cloth at spine ends and trace shelf rub to corners. Attractive pictorial bookplate mounted to front pastedown. VG++ 
Price: 12.50 USD
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69 Bennett, William J, Dr. & Hague, Michael (Illustrator) The Children's Book of Heroes
NY Simon & Schuster 1997 0684834456 / 9780684834450 First edition. Illustrated; First Printing Hard cover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Michael Hague Signed by Illustrator
Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 110 pages; 1st printing w/ complete 1-10 number line. Signed by Hague on the half-title page with a delicate ink drawing of a colonial style candle and holder. Tight bright and fresh with just trivial storage/handling evidence to DJ edges. F/F-Signed with drawing. ; Signed by Illustrator 
Price: 75.00 USD
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70 Benson, E. F. & Reginald Birch (Illust) Old London [In 4 Volumes]: Portrait of an English Gentleman (Georgian) ; Janet (Victorian) ; Friend of the Rich (Mid-Victorian) ; the Unwanted (Edwardian)
New York D. Appleton-Century Co. 1937 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Georgian; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 4 volumes, boxed. 1st edition, 1st printings. All 4 volumes snugly bound and very neat, feeling generally unread. Original pictorial dust jackets are crisp edged with bright panels but with some just mild sunning/toning to the spines. A bit of shallow superficial nicking to jackets at spine ends. In original pictorial slipcase which is sound but a little toned and with some rubbing and wear at joints. Pictorial jacket and box designs along with pictorial endpages from illustrations by Reginald Birch. Books NF to Fine in VG+ dust jackets and VG- slipcase. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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71 Benson, Stella Man Who Missed The Bus; Woburn Book # 6
London Elkin Mathews & Marrot 1928 First Edition; Limited edtion Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 32 pages; Signed limited edition, hand numbered 313 of 500 copies on the signed limitation page. Solid neat copy in pictorial paper covered boards and matching pictorial dust jacket. Shelf bumped at tail of spine with a small nick/chip to the paper over boards and a superficial abrasion at the lower front corner of the cover board. Dust jacket lightly toned and slightly shelf soiled to surfaces with a few tiny nicks and chips at edges. VG+/VG; Signed by Author 
Price: 30.00 USD
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72 Berenblum, Isaac, Dr Man Against Cancer: the Story of Cancer Research
Baltimore MD Johns Hopkins University Press 1952 0801800684 / 9780801800689 First Edition Hard cover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 182 pages; Johns Hopkins U Press HC/DJ 1st edition. Splendid copy. Tight bright and fresh; appears unread. No marks. Dust jacket bright and clean with just a touch of superficial rub at tips and to surface of front panel. F/VG++ Scarce, especially in condition. 
Price: 145.00 USD
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73 Berry, Wendell Andy Catlett, Early Travels
Emeryville, CA Shoemaker & Hoard 2006 1593761368 / 9781593761363 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 160 pages; Signed by Berry on the title page. Gift card signed by the Marketing Manager for Avalon/Shoemaker dated 2006 is laid in at front. Tight, fresh and unread copy. Trace shelf bump to lower front corners and a whisper of shelf evidence to jacket edges. Unread copy with superficial shelf evidence. NF/NF 
Price: 49.50 USD
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74 Berryman, John Berryman's Sonnets
New York Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1967 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 115 pages; Snugly bound and neat in clean, crisp edged dust jacket with publisher's $4.95 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Just mild shelf/handling wear to jacket at edges. Superficial shelf bump to lower front corner of cover board. Publisher's yellow top stain bright and undiminished. Nice copy. NF/VG++ 
Price: 25.00 USD
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75 Beschloss, Michael Reaching For Glory; Lyndon Johnson's Secret White House Tapes, 1964-1965
New York Simon & Schuster 2001 0684804085 / 9780684804088 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 475 pages; 1st printing with complete 1-10 number line on copyright page. Tight, fresh and exceptionally neat in immaculate dust jacket with publisher's $30 issue price intact to unclipped front flap. Signed by Beschloss on the title page. Feels and appears as new. F/F; Signed by Author 
Price: 30.00 USD
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76 Bester, Alfred Starburst
New York Signet 1958 First Edition Thus Mass Market Very Good+ 
Signet S1524; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 197 pages; 1st American book form printing, after appearances in the digests during the 50's. Stated 1st printing. Bright and neat; square uncreased spine suggests this book has never been read. Just mild shelf rub to cover edges; tiny nicks at tips. Prior owner's 4 digit catalog code penned in minute numerals inside the front cover. Expected moderate toning to 1950's era paper stock. Bright and neat. VG++ 
Price: 13.50 USD
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77 Bester, Alfred The Demolished Man
New York Signet 1954 First Paperback Edition Mass Market Paperback Near Fine 
Signet 1105; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 175 pages; Mass market paperback in glossy pictorial covers. 1st paperback printing. Unread copy; bright, tight and neat. Just trace shelf evidence at edges. Prior owner's minute personal catalog number penned neatly to inside of front cover. NF 
Price: 20.00 USD
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78 Bester, Alfred & Richard Powers (Cover Art) The Stars My Destination
New York Signet 1957 First Edition Mass Market Paperback Very Good+ 
Signet S1389; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 197 pages; S1389. 1st American edition in book form, after the serialization in Galaxy during 1956. Stated 1st printing. Remarkably bright and neat; feels and appears unread. Publisher flaw with shrinkage crease/wrinkle to spine. Powers illustrated covers are crisp edged and very neat. Publisher's red edge stain is uniformly bright to all edges. 1st US book form edition with text revised from the serialization. A seminal SF novel 1st edition, unread. About NF 
Price: 75.00 USD
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79 Bialosky, Jill The Prize [Uncorrected Proof]
New York Counterpoint 2015 1619025701 / 9781619025707 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good+ 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 314 pages; [Uncorrected Proof]. Large trade size paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Bright, snug and neat with just superficial shelf evidence to cover edges. Feels and appears unread. VG++ to NF 
Price: 12.50 USD
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80 Binns, Archie The Laurels Are Cut Down
New York Reynal & Hitchcock 1937 First Edition; First Printing Hard cover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 332 pages; Square snug copy in original heavy, cream colored linen boards. Titles and pictorial devices stamped in green and gilt to cover and spine. Original dust jacket rubbed at edges and flap folds with a few short closed edge tears and light soliling to the whites of the design. A little dusty top edge. VG/VG- 
Price: 22.50 USD
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