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161 Meeropol, Robert AN EXECUTION IN THE FAMILY One Son's Journey
New York, NY St. Martin's Press 2003 0312306369 / 9780312306366 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket - both are in near fine and fine condition. The binding is tight and there are no marks or writing. Both are bright, crisp, and very clean. ; 8vo; 273 pages  
Price: 16.70 USD
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162 Meigs, Mary LILY BRISCOE: A SELF-PORTRAIT
Vancouver Talonbooks 1981 Second Edition Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Softcover book. Tight binding and very clean. There are no creases on the spine, however there is a faint crease on the front and back cover. The pages have no marks, writing, or spots. The paper selected for this publication is starting to yellow. ; 8vo  
Price: 14.00 USD
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163 Members Of The Club SEVENTY FIVE YEARS AT THE MINNEAPOLIS ATHLETIC CLUB 1915 - 1990
Minneapolis, MN Minneapolis Athletic Club 1991 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a large hardcover book, first edition, 75th Anniversary Edition of the Minneapolis Athletic Club. The covers are faux leather in a dark green with a reproduced photograph at the entrance of the club from around the 1920's. The book is profusely illustrated in color and black and white photos and a few old advertisements. The condition is fine - tight bright, clean with no marks or writing. However, someone has neatly printed a title on the spine in silver metallic ink. ; 4to; 62 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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164 Mencken, H. L. HEATHEN DAYS 1890 - 1936
New York Alfred A Knopf 1943 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket  
Very good plus condition hardcover with good plus dust jacket. Book is bound in beige cloth with red initials on cover, red and blue title design on spine. Clean, bright, and tight. Previous owner's name in pen on front free end paper. Fore edge slightly sunned, but pages are very clean. Dust jacket is edgeworn but crisp, bright, and unmarked. Lightly sunned along spine. The third volume of memoirs from renowned journalist and writer. ; 8vo; 299 pages  
Price: 45.00 USD
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165 Meyers, Jeffrey EDMUND WILSON A Biography
New York, NY Houghton And Mifflin 1995 0395689937 / 9780395689936 Advance Review Copy Softcover Fine with no dust jacket  
A fine, near fine softcover Advance Uncorrected Proof in wrappers. Very clean, crisp, and bright. Appears to be unread. There is a hint of a soft crease on the lower back panel corner. I; 8vo  
Price: 18.00 USD
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166 Meyers, Jeffrey MANIC POWER Robert Lowell and His Circle
New York, NY Arbor House 1987 087795920X / 9780877959205 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book and jacket are in fine condition. IThey are tight, bright, crisp and very clean. There are no marks or writing. ; 8vo; 228 pages  
Price: 18.50 USD
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167 Michaud, Régis LA VIE INSPIRÉE D' EMERSON Le Roman Des Grandes Existences..30
Paris, France Librairie Plon 1930 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a handsome leather over binding of an original 1930 softcover first edition with the original covers bound in.. The 3/4 leather is a maroon-red Morocco with ornate, bright gilt, tooled, banded fleurettes on the spine and marbled paper on the book board covers. The end papers are also marbled. The top edges are gilded. The book is in near perfect gift condition - well cared for. There are no marks or writing. There is no wear. There is a darkening to the paper used on the verso of the end paper and the adjacent blank pages. ; N°30; 8vo  
Price: 125.00 USD
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168 Miller, Henry MY BIKE & OTHER FRIENDS Volume II of Book of Friends
Santa Barbara, CA Capra Press 1978 0884960765 / 9780884960768 First Edition Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
This is a softcover book by Miller about eight friends. Photo illustrated. This book is very clean inside and out and without marks or writing. The binding is very tight and without creases. There is a hint of a corner crease. The interior pages and edges are very clean. ; 8vo  
Price: 23.00 USD
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THE ENCHANTED PLACES , Milne, Christopher
169 Milne, Christopher THE ENCHANTED PLACES
New York E. P. Dutton & Company 1975 0525292934 / 9780525292937 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket  
Nice hardback book in a dust jacket. The book is very clean with a tight and bright look. There is a former owner gift note on the front end paper and a clipping from what appears to be a librarians newsletter with photos and text of a 50th Birthday Party for Winnie The Pooh given by the publisher, Books-Across-The Sea Library and a New York Library branch. There is also a newspaper clipping of a book review written by Virginia Scott Miner. The person who wrote the gift note was a Virginia. There is some offsetting of the print image of the clipping on the opposite page and tape was used to hold the clipping. Virginia refers to the person receiving the book as an enchantress and it is dated 1975, the year of publication. The price clipped dust jacket shows some edge wear and a little rubbing where a touch of the top layer of color is worn in a tiny spot on the front panel. This is the memoir of the real Christopher Robin and Winnie-the-Pooh. ; 8vo  
Price: 40.00 USD
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170 Mitterand, Francois THE WHEAT AND THE CHAFF (With an Introduction by William Styron)
New York, NY Seaver Books/Lattes 1982 0865790221 / 9780865790223 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, and very clean. There are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean with a touch of rubbing and a touch of corner wear on the back panel. ; 8vo; 284 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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171 Monsarrat, Ann AN UNEASY VICTORIAN Thackeray the Man
New York, NY Dodd Mead And Company 1980 0306078664 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book and jacket are crisp and clean. The book appears to be unread. The binding is tight, covers and interio clean and there are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is unclipped. There is some rubbing to the back panel where the bright maroon color layer of the jacket has become dulled. The book contains small black line drawings at the heads of the chapters. There are also some photo illustrations. ; 8vo; 461 pages  
Price: 17.00 USD
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172 Moore, David L. DARK SKY DARK LAND Stories of the Hmong Boy Scouts of Troop 100
Eden Prairie, MN Tessera Publishing 1989 0962302902 / 9780962302909 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  
Tight, bright, crisp, and very clean softcover book. This book is the story and the profiles of 17 young Hmong boys who were exiles from Laos and immigrants to Minnesota. Their stories move between their young existence through war and their new American lives and boy scout adventures as told by their boy scout leader. There is an foreward by former Sen Rudy Boschwitz. ; 8vo  
Price: 15.00 USD
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173 Moss, Barbara Robinette CHANGE ME INTO ZEUS' DAUGHTER
Farragut & Parkersburg, IA Mid-Prairie Books 1999 0931209854 / 9780931209857 First Edition Softcover Signed by Author
SIGNED. This is the softcover first edition signed by the author on the title page. Published in 1999. 277 pages . The book appears to be unread. Tight, bright, crisp, clean. No wear , no marks, no other writing. Gift condition. Memoir. Alabama setting. A Loess Hills Books imprint of Mid-Prairie Books. ; 8vo; 277 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 19.00 USD
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174 Moss, Howard INSTANT LIVES
NY Saturday Review/E P Dutton 1974 First Edition Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  Illustrated by Edward Gorey 
Fine book without flaws, as new. Unclipped dust jacket in fine condition except for 1/16 " closed tear. Tight bright clean in gift condition.  
Price: 45.00 USD
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175 Mowat, Farley MY FATHER'S SON Memories of War and Peace
New York Houghton And Mifflin 1993 0395650291 / 9780395650295 First Edition Softcover Fine with no dust jacket  
Uncorrected Proof in tight, bright, clean, most likely unread softcover. ; 8vo  
Price: 18.00 USD
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176 Mueller, Amelia THERE HAVE TO BE SIX
Scottdale, PA Herald Press 1966 Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket  
Near fine hardback book except for former owner name on end paper. Unclipped dust jacket has light chipping, a tiny puncture on the fold, and a closed short tear. There is overall soil on the back panel. Now protected from further wear by see-through, removable mylar cover. ; 8vo  
Price: 17.00 USD
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177 Mura, David TURNING JAPANESE Memoirs of a Sensei
New York, NY The Atlantic Monthly Press 1991 0871134314 / 9780871134318 First Edition Softcover; First Printing Near Fine with no dust jacket  
This is the Uncorrected Proof of this memoir by Mura. The softcovers are very clean as is the interior. Crisp with a tight binding, the book appears to be unread. ; 8vo; 371 pages  
Price: 15.00 USD
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178 Myres, Sandra L. WESTERING WOMEN AND THE FRONTIER EXPERIENCE 1800-1915
Albuquerque, NM University Of New Mexico Press 1982 082630625X / 9780826306258 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Editon hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, crisp, and very clean. There are no marks or writing. The back book board has a slight curve that shows more on the inside of the back cover. The dust jacket is unclipped and clean. There is a little wear on the back panel. This is a scholarly work in pioneer women. ; 8vo; 365 pages  
Price: 14.50 USD
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179 Nash, Jay Robert The Innovators 16 Portraits of the Famous and the Infamous
Chicago, IL Regnery Gateway 1982 089526658X / 9780895266583 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, very clean and without marks or writing. The book appears to be unread. The unclipped dust jacket shows some edge wear, mostly at the corners and the jacket is slightly rubbed. Algren, Hemmingway, Karsh, Hecht, and Gwendolyn Brooks, plus Frank Lloyd Wrigt are among the 16 famous people portrayed. Photo illustrated. ; Photographs; 8vo; 240 pages  
Price: 14.00 USD
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180 Nason, Elias THE LIFE AND TIMES OF CHARLES SUMNER His Boyhood, Education, and Public Career
Boston B B Russell 1874 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
Tight hardback book. Except for a water stain on frontispiece and title page and former owner name on end papers and some hints of the water stain on some back pages, all other pages and edges are clean. Hinges are tight. There is a little fraying at the top and bottom of the spine and the gilt design and title on the cover and spine is a little dulled. There are a few black and white line illustration s. ; 8vo  
Price: 30.00 USD
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