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Journal of a Tour in Unsettled Parts of North America in 1796 &1797, Baily, Francis
1 Baily, Francis Journal of a Tour in Unsettled Parts of North America in 1796 &1797
Carbondale, IL Southern Illinois University 1970 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine very near Fine Jacket 
336 pp. Price of $15.00 on front flap of jacket. Edited with an introduction by Jack D. L. Holmes. Foreword by John Francis McDermott. An Englishman's account of travel along the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. Bookplate on recto of page preceding the title page, else Fine. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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My Several Worlds A Personal Record, Buck, Pearl S.
2 Buck, Pearl S. My Several Worlds A Personal Record
New York The John Day Company 1954 First printing Hardcover Very Good Good+ Jacket 
407 pp. Price of $5.00 on front flap of dust jacket. Very Good book with a tiny tear to the cloth on the top edge and a couple of spots of discoloration to the free front endpaper in a Good+ moderately edge worn dust jacket with some light chipping to the spine panel and the top corners of the folds and a tiny stain on the top left corner of the rear panel. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Papillon, Charriere, Henri
3 Charriere, Henri Papillon
London Rupert Hart-Davis 1970 First printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
566 pp. Price of 36s on front flap of jacket. Translated and with an introduction by Patrick O'Brian. Charriere's best-selling autobiography, basis of the 1973 film of the same name starring Steve McQueen and Dustin Hoffman. Very Good book with some light foxing and evidence of handling to the textblock and wear to the edges of the boards in a Very Good lightly edge-worn dust jacket with a few traces of age toning and light foxing to the flaps. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Village Daybook a Sac Prairie Journal, Derleth, August
4 Derleth, August Village Daybook a Sac Prairie Journal
Chicago Pellegrini & Cudahy 1947 First printing Hardcover Very near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
306 pp. Price of $3.25 on front flap of jacket. Illustrations by Frank Utpatel. Includes endpaper maps by Hjalmar Skuldt. Wilson 558. Very near Fine book in a Near Fine dust jacket with some light rubbing to the extremities. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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I'm With the Band: Confessions of a Groupie, Des Barres, Pamela
5 Des Barres, Pamela I'm With the Band: Confessions of a Groupie
New York Beech Tree Books (1987) 1987 First printing Hardcover Near Fine very near Fine Jacket 
300 pp. Price of $16.95 on front flap of jacket. A nice copy of this well-known memoir recounting the author's experiences traveling with many of the most important rock bands of the 1960s and 1970s. A Near Fine book with light bumping to corners of boards and some faint discoloration to the rear free endpaper in a very near Fine dust jacket. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Rocket Boys A Memoir, Hickam Jr., Homer
6 Hickam Jr., Homer Rocket Boys A Memoir
New York Delacorte Press 1998 First printing Hardcover Fine very near Fine Jacket 
368 pp. Price of $23.95 on front flap of jacket. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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On the Edge of the Rift Memories of Kenya, Huxley, Elspeth
7 Huxley, Elspeth On the Edge of the Rift Memories of Kenya
New York William Morrow and Company 1962 First printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
409 pp. Price of $5.95 on front flap of jacket. A Near Fine book with mild fading to the topstain in a like dust jacket with a few hints of edge wear and some rubbing to the rear panel. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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General Jack's Diary, Jack, Brigadier-General J. L.
8 Jack, Brigadier-General J. L. General Jack's Diary
London Eyre & Spottiswoode 1964 First printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
320 pp. Price of 35 s. net on front flap of jacket. The "Trench" diary of General Jack, a Britsh general who served during WWI. Edited with an introduction by John Terraine. Includes several black and white photographs, appendices, an index, and maps. Lengel 657; Enser 174. Some fading to topstain; age toning to edges of jacket, rippling to laminate on front and rear panels, few hints of edge wear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Stick and the Stars, King, Commander William
9 King, Commander William The Stick and the Stars
London The Adventurers Club 1958 First printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
192 pp. Personal memoirs of an officer in the British Navy who served as a submarine commander in World War II. Slight lean, few tiny stains on rear pastedown; jacket is pric-clipped with a few traces of edge wear and chipping. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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My Life With Martin Luther King, Jr., King, Coretta Scott
10 King, Coretta Scott My Life With Martin Luther King, Jr.
New York Holt, Rinehart & Winston (1969) 1969 First printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
372 pp. Price of $6.95 on front flap of dust jacket. Small scratch to front panel, few faint hints of foxing to textblock. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Log Book, Laskier, Frank
11 Laskier, Frank Log Book
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1943 First edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
119 pp. Price of $1.25 on front flap of jacket. A Near Fine book in a Very Good jacket with a few hints of edge wear and rubbing to the jacket along with two tiny scratches to the rear panel. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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The Spirit of St. Louis, Lindbergh, Charles A.
12 Lindbergh, Charles A. The Spirit of St. Louis
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1953 First printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
562 pp. Bound in blue cloth with silver airplane decoration on front board and silver lettering on the spine, light blue topstain. Lindbergh's account of his famous solo non-stop flight across the Atlantic in 1927. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for autobiography in 1954. A Very Good+ book with a slight separation between the backstrip and the textblock with a gift inscription written on the verso of the free front endpaper in a Very Good dust jacket with a few hints of edge wear and rubbing and a few chips to the rear panel. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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A River Runs Through It and Other Stories, MacLean, Norman
13 MacLean, Norman A River Runs Through It and Other Stories
Chicago The University of Chicago Press [1976] 1976 First printing Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
217 pp. Boards covered in light blue cloth, silver lettering on the spine. Price of $7.95 on front flap of jacket. First printing of the first edition with all points present. A beautiful copy of this modern masterpiece. A Fine book in a Near Fine dust jacket with some mild sunning to the spine panel and a few hints of edge wear and rubbing. 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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Back Home, Mauldin, Bill
14 Mauldin, Bill Back Home
New York William Sloane Associates 1947 First printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
315 pp. Price of $3.50 on front flap of jacket. Mauldin's book about his return to the US following the Second World War. Significant discoloration on pastedowns, names and year written on free front endpaper; mild age toning to flaps and rear panel, few traces of wear to the extremities. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Names, Momaday, N Scott.
15 Momaday, N Scott. The Names
New York Harper & Row, Publishers (1976) 1976 First printing Hardcover Very near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
170 pp. Price of $10.00 on front flap of jacket. Includes several black and white photographs. A Very near Fine book in a Near Fine dust jacket with a tiny tear and abrasion to the rear panel of the dust jacket along with a tiny tear to the front panel. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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My Dog Skip, Morris, Willie
16 Morris, Willie My Dog Skip
New York Random House 1995 First printing Hardcover Very near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
122 pp. Price of $15.00 on front flap of dust jacket. Very near Fine book in a Near Fine dust jacket with a few hints of rubbing. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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My Experiences in the World War Commander in Chief, American Expeditionary Forces, Pershing, John J.
17 Pershing, John J. My Experiences in the World War Commander in Chief, American Expeditionary Forces
New York Frederick A. Stokes Company 1931 First printing Hardcover Very Good+ 
2 volumes bound in blue cloth with gilt topstain, gold lettering on the spine and facsimile of author's signature embossed in gold on front covers of both volumes. Lacking the dust jackets. 400 pp. (Volume 1) and 436 pp. (Volume 2). 69 reproductions from photographs and numerous maps. General John J. "Black Jack" Pershing's memoir concerning his service as commander of American forces in World War I. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in history for 1932. Both volumes are in Very Good+ condition with traces of shelfwear and a bit of wear to the edges of the boards. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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A Thousand Days John F. Kennedy in the White House, Schlesinger, Jr., Arthur M.
18 Schlesinger, Jr., Arthur M. A Thousand Days John F. Kennedy in the White House
London Andre Deutsch 1965 First printing Very Good Near Fine Jacket 
918 pp. Price of 55s printed on front flap of dust jacket. First printing of the first UK edition of Schlesinger's memoir of the Kennedy administration. Some wear to edges of boards; jacket is Very Good with traces of edge wear and fading to the lettering in the author's name on the spine panel. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Particulars of My Life, Skinner, B.F.
19 Skinner, B.F. Particulars of My Life
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1976 First printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
319 pp. Price of $10.00 on front flap of jacket. Light foxing to fore-edge, fading to edges of boards; jacket has age-toning to the flaps and some light edge wear. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Cheyenne Memories, Stands In Timber, John; Liberty, Margot
20 Stands In Timber, John; Liberty, Margot Cheyenne Memories
New Haven, CT Yale University Press 1967 First printing Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
330 pp. Price of $7.95 on front flap of jacket. Includes a bibliography, an index, and several black and white photographs. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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