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1 ACZEL, AMIR D. PENDULUM: LEON FOUCAULT AND THE TRIUMPH OF SCIENCE
New York ATRIA BOOKS 2003 0743464788 / 9780743464789 First Edition HARDBOUND Near Fine NEAR FINE SCIENCE/PHYSICS/BIOGRAPHY 
Small sticker on the front flyleaf with previous owners name/address. No other internal markings. Dustjacket has minor soiling. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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2 ANDERSON, EMILY MOZART'S LETTERS: AN ILLUSTRATED SELECTION
BOSTON LITTLE BROWN 1990 0821218050 / 9780821218051 HARDBOUND HARDBOUND FINE FINE MOZART OCTAVO COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS 
THIS IS AN ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL HARDBOUND COPY IN DUST JACKET OF THIS IMPORTANT AND SCARCE VOLUME.....MOZARTS LETTERS...AN ILLUSTRATED SELECTION...TRANSLATED BY EMILY ANDERSON....BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED WITH FULL COLOR IMAGES...AN AS NEW COPY...THERE IS HOWEVER A BLACK REMAINDER MARK ON BOTTOM OF PAGES.... 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 ARMSTRONG, CHRISTOPHER EVELYN UNDERHILL: AN INTRODUCTION TO HER LIFE AND WRITINGS
LONDON MOWBRAY 1975 0802834744 / 9780802834744 HARDBOUND HardBOUND VERY GOOD Very Good EVELYN UNDERHILL OCTAVO 
THIS IS A VERY GOOD HARDBOUND COPY OF THIS IMPORTANT AND SCARCE VOLUME....EVELYN UNDERHILL....AN INTRODUCTION TO HER LIFE AND WRITINGS....BY CHRISTOPHER ARMSTRONG......300 PAGES OF UNMARKED TEXT IN BURGANDY HARDBOUND IN PICTORIAL DJ.....NO MARKINGS OF ANY KIND 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 BACALL, LAUREN BY MYSELF
NEW YORK ALFRED A KNOPF 1978 0394413083 / 9780394413082 First Edition HARDBOUND NEAR FINE NEAR FINE LAUREN BACALL OCTAVO PHOTOGRAPHS Signed INSCRIBED BY BACALL
LAUREN BACALL, ONE OF THE FEW REMAINING GREAT ACTRESSES OF THE GOLDEN AGE...IT WOULD BE IMPOSSIBLE TO OVERESTIMATE THE IMPORTANCE OF THIS GREAT ACTRESS....THIS IS A NEAR FINE IN NEAR FINE DUST JACKET (THE JACKET HAS BEEN PRICE CLIPPED)...HER EARLY BOOK......BY MYSELF.......376 PAGES OF TEXT AND PHOTOS IN GREY HARDBOUND IN LOVELY GREY PICTORIAL DUST JACKET...THIS IS WONDERFUL COPY HAS BEEN BOLDLY SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE GREAT LAUREN BACALL...WOW, WHAT A TREASURE.... 
Price: 95.00 USD
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5 BARNHOUSE, DONALD GREY LET ME ILLUSTRATE
GRAND RAPIDS FLEMING REVEL 1967 0800755081 / 9780800755089 STIFF WRAPS STIFF WRAPS Very GOOD NOT PUB IN DONALD GREY BARNHOUSE OCTGAVO 
THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL UNMARKED COPY OF THIS SCARCE AND IMPORTANT VOLUME....LET ME ILLUSTRATE.....MORE THAN 400 STORIES ANECDOTES AND ILLUSTRATIONS BY THE GREAT DONALD GREY BARNHOUSE....OVER 375 PAGES OF UNMARKED TEXT IN ICTORIAL STIFF WRAPS BINDING... 
Price: 15.00 USD
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6 BARRIS, ALEX HOLLYWOOD'S OTHER WOMEN
NEW JERSEY A.S. BARNES 1975 0498014886 / 9780498014888 First Edition HARDBOUND Very Good Very Good MOVIES QUARTO PHOTOGRAPHS 
THIS IS A VERY GOOD HARDBOUND FIRST EDITION OF THIS GREAT BOOK IN D.J....HOLLYWOOD'S OTHER WOMEN BY ALEX BARRIS..OVER 200 PAGES OF RARE PHOTOGRAPHS AND TEXT...ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS ON MOVIE STARS AND ONE OF THE LESS COMMON BOOKS 
Price: 13.00 USD
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7 BETTY-BRIGHT LOW AND JACQUELINE HINSLEY SOPHIE DU PONT A YOUNG LADY IN AMERICA (SKETCHES, DIARIES, & LETTERS 1823--1833)
New York HARRY N. ABRAMS, INC., PUBLISHERS 1987 0810911361 / 9780810911369 HARD BOUND Very Good Very Good 
Hard bound in dust cover both in very good condition. Illustrated front cover. Cover and page edging are slightly soiled. Leaves are very clean. Illustrated with color and black and white picture's. Has 192 page's. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 BJORLING, ANNA-LISA JUSSI: THE LIFE OF JUSSI BJORLING
PORTLAND AMADEUS PRESS 2000 1574670107 / 9781574670103 THIRD PRINTING HardBOUND NEAR FINE NEAR FINE JUSSI BJORLING QUARTO PHOTOS 
THIS IS AN ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL HARDBOUND COPY IN DJ....NEVER READ....THE THIRD PRINTING OF THIS DEFINITIVE AND IMPORTANT VOLUME...JUSSI......BY ANNA LISA BJORLING......THE LIFE OF THE GREAT SWEDISH TENOR JUSSI BJORLING...OVER PAGES OF TEXT AND PHOTOS....BJORLING WAS, OF COURSE, ONE OF THE GREAT TENORS OF THE PAST SEVERAL CENTURIES....IF YOU HAVE NOT HEARD THE GREAT BJORLING YOU HAVE CERTAINLY MISSED ONE OF THE GREATEST SINGERS EVER....THIS BOOK IS A TREASURE....WOW, AND DOUBLE WOW.... 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 BLACKMARR, AMY Going to Ground
VIKING 1997 0-670-87567-8 / 9780670875672 First Edition HARDBOUND Fine Fine NON FICTION By the Author
Signed by the author with black pen on half title page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 BLACKMARR, AMY GOING TO GROUND: SIMPLE LIFE ON A GEORGIA POND
NEW YORK VIKING 1997 0670875678 / 9780670875672 LATER PRINTING HardBOUND Fine Fine AMY BLACKMARR OCTAVO SIGNED BY AMY BLACKMARR
AMY BLACKMARR IS QUICKLY BECOMING ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT AND MOST COLLECTED WRITERS OF THIS CENTURY...NOW BEING MENTIONED IN THE SAME CATEGORY AS FLANNERY O.CONNER, CARSON MCCULLER, EUDORA WELTY..ANNIE DILLARD ETC ANY NICE SIGNED EDITIONS ARE BEING SNAPPED UP IMMEDIATELY...THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL LATER PRINTING IN DUST JACKET, BOLDLY SIGNED BY AMY BLACKMARR....GOING TO GROUND..SIMPLE LIFE ON A GEORGIA POND....(ANOTHER PILGRIM AT TINKER POSSIBLY)...WOW, WHAT A LOW PRICE ON THIS TREASURE.. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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11 BLACKSTONE, HOWARD LEE JR. I WANTED TO BE THE BEST
New York VANTAGE 1989 0533083613 / 9780533083619 FIRST EDITION HARDBOUND NEAR FINE Very Good ,MATHEMATICS, CALCULUS OCTAVO SIGNED BY HOWARD BLACKSTONE
THIS I A BEAUTIFUL HARDBOUND COPY IN DJ OF THE FIRST EDITION OF THI S SCARCE AND MUCH SOUGHT AFTER BOOK...WRITTEN BY THE LEGENDARY HOWARD LEE BLACKSTONE JR.....I WANTED TO BE THE BEST...THIS RARE COPY HAS BEEN SIGNED BY HARRY LEE BLACKSTONE.....MY GOODNESS WHAT A LOW PRICE ON THIS BOOK...... 
Price: 18.00 USD
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12 BLENKINSOPP, JOSEPH SAGE, PRIEST, PROPHET "RELIGIOUS AND INTELLECTUAL LEADERSHIP IN ANCIENT ISRAEL"
LOUISVILLE KENTUCKY WESTMINISTER / JOHN KNOX PRESS 1995 0664219543 / 9780664219543 Hard Back Very Good Very Good Religion/ANCIENT ISRAEL 
INTERNALLY CLEAN WITH NO INTERNAL MARKINGS. SOLID BINDING. DUSTJACKET IS VERY SLIGHTY SOILED WITH VERY SLIGHT SCUFFING. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Bluche, Francois Louis XIV
Danbury, Connecticut, U.S.A. FRANKLIN WATTS 1991 0531151123. / 9780531151129 FIRST AMERICAN EDITION Hardcover Near Fine NEAR FINE History 9x6 
miniscule edgewear to jacket. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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14 BOWDEN, SCOTT & BILL WARD LAST CHANCE FOR VICTORY: ROBERT E. LEE AND THE GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN
New York DE CAPO PRESS 2001 0306812614 / 9780306812613 FIRST SOFTBOUND PRINTING STIFF WRAPS Near Fine NOT PUB IN DJ CIVIL WAR OCTAVO PHOTOS AND MAPS 
THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL COPY OF THE FIRST SOFTBOUND PRINTING OF THIS IMPORTANT VOLUME...WRITTEN BY SCOTT BOWDEN AND BILL WARD...ROBERT E. LEE AND TH E GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN...LAST CHANCE FOR VICTORY...WINNER OF THE DOUGLAS SOSUTHALL FREEMAN HISTORY AWARD.....OVER 600 PAGES OF TEXT, PHOTOS AND MAPS IN PICTORIAL COLORFUL STIFF WRAPS....A WONDERFUL COPY... 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 BRADLEY, BILL TIME PRESENT, TIME PAST: A MEMOIR
NEW YORK ALFRED A KNOPF 1996 0679444882 / 9780679444886 TENTH PRINTING HardBOUND NEAR FINE NEAR FINE BILL BRADLEY OCTAVO BOOKPLATE SIGNED BY BILL BRADLEY
THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL HARDBOUND COPY IN DUST JACKET OF THE TENTH PRINTING OF THIS GREAT BOOK...TIME PRESENT, TIME PAST....A MEMOIR.....BY BILL BRADLEY...THIS COPY HAS AN ALFRED A. KNOPF BOOKPLATE SIGNED BY BILL BRADLEY ON FRONT FLYLEAF...... 
Price: 18.00 USD
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16 BRAGG, RICK AVA'S MAN
NEW YORK ALFRED A KNOPF 2001 0375410627 / 9780375410628 First Edition HardBOUND LIKE NEW FINE - LIKE NEW BIOGRAPHY OCTAVO SIGNED BY RICK BRAGG
This copy of the book bears the signature of the author, Rick Bragg, on the front flyleaf in black pen. The book is in fine - like new condition and contains over 250 pages. The dust jacket features a photograph of a man on the front cover. One of the corners of the book is bumped. 
Price: 39.00 USD
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17 BROOKS, ARTHELIA HILLEARY THE BACKSIDE OF YESTERDAY: MY LIFE AND WORK
BURNSVILLE NORTH CAROLINA CELO VALLEY BOOKS 1994 0923687327 / 9780923687328 First Edition HardBOUND Good No DJ ARTHELIA HILLEARY BROOKS OCTAVO PHOTOS Signed by Author
THIS IS A GOOD HARDBOUND COPY OF THIS INTERESTING BOOK....THE BACKSIDE OF YESTERDAY...MY LIFE AND WORK...WRITTEN BY ARTHELIA HILLEARY BROOKS......NEARLY 350 PAGES OF TEXT AND PHOTOS...THIS COPY HAS BEEN SIGNED AND INSCRIBED TO CONNIE...LOVE "TILLIE"....A GOOD COPY WITH THE EXCEPTION THAT THERE APPEARS TO BE A BIT OF CRINKLING ON THE FIRST 20 PAGES OR SO...THE CRINKLING IS IN THE UPPER CORNER, MAY HAVE COME BY HAVING GOTTEN WET ...NO DAMAGE REALLY JUST A SNATCH OF CRINKLING...... 
Price: 18.00 USD
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18 BROWN, MALCOLM T.E. LAWRENCE
NEW YORK NEW YORK UNIVERSITY PRESS 2003 0814799205 / 9780814799208 FIRST EDITION HARDBOUND NEW NEW BIOGRAPHY OCTAVO PHOTOS, MAPS ETC 
THIS IS AN ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL LIKE NEW HARDBOUND FIRST EDITION OF THIS GREAT BOOK...IN A BEAUTIFUL LIKE NEW DUST JACKET....T.E. LAWRENCE BY MALCOLM BROWN...A QUALITY BOOK CONTAINING 160 PAGES OF TEXT, PHOTOS, REPRODUCTIONS ETC....THE DEFINITIVE BOOK ON THE LIFE OF THE GREAT T.E. LAWRENCE....FILE IN L 
Price: 18.00 USD
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19 BRUNNER, R. SCOTT DUE SOUTH: DISPATCHES FROM DOWN HOME
NEW YORK VILLARD BOOKS 1999 0375502556 / 9780375502552 First Edition HardBOUND NEAR FINE Very Good R. SCOTT BRUNNER OCTAVO SIGNED BY R. SCOTT BRUNNER
THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL HARDBOUND FIRST EDITION OF THIS BOOK IN A NEAR FINE DUST JACKET...WRITTEN BY THE GREAT R. SCOTT BRUNNER....DUE SOUTH....DISPATCHES FROM DOWN HOME.....LOVELY FIRST EDITION SIGNED BY R. SCOTT BRUNNER 
Price: 29.00 USD
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20 BRYANT, JENNIFER FISHER THOMAS MERTON: POET, PROPHET, PRIEST
GRAND RAPIDS EERDMANS 1997 0802851096 / 9780802851093 StIFF WRAPS STIFF WRAPS Near Fine NOT PUB ;IN DJ THOMAS MERTON, PETER CARTRIGHT OCTAVO PHOTOGRAPHS 
THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL AS NEW COPY OF THIS MARVELOUS BOOK...THOMAS MERTON/...POET, PROPHET....PRIEST....WRITTEN BY JENNIFER FISHER BRYANT.....200 PAGES OF TEXT AND PHOTOS IN PICTORIAL STIFF WRAPS...A GREAT BOOK AS AN INTRODUCTION TO THE LIFE AND WORK OF THE GREAT THOMAS MERTON..... 
Price: 8.40 USD
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