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201 Rickenbacker, Capt Edward V. FIGHTING THE FLYING CIRCUS
Chicago The Lakeside Press 1997 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  
Tight, bright, clean hardback book in brown cloth. Top edge gilt. Very, very clean. Most likely unread. Illustrated. No dust jacket as issued. ; Small 8vo  
Price: 27.00 USD
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202 Ridley, Jane YOUNG DISRAELI 1804-1846
New York, NY Crown Publishers 1995 0517586436 / 9780517586433 First US Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a First American Edition of a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book appears to be unread, bright, tight, crisp, and very clean inside and out and the dust jacket is equally crisp, clean and new looking. ; 8vo; 406 pages  
Price: 17.00 USD
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203 Rilke, Rainer Maria RODIN
New York, NY The Grey Walls Press Ltd. 1948 Hardcover 
This is a Grey Walls First Edition hardcover book without a dust jacket. The book has a tight binding and is quite clean, but with a touch of discoloration on and near the spine and a touch of wear at the top and bottom of the spine. The interior is very clean and without marks or writing. There is a touch of glue staining from the binding on the end papers. ; 8vo; 62 pages  
Price: 23.00 USD
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204 Rodman, F. Robert (Editior) THE SPONTANEOUS GESTURE Selected Letters of D. W. Winnicott
Cambridge, MA Harvard University Press 1987 0674833368 / 9780674833364 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book appears to be unread. It has a tight binding. There are no flaws to describe. It is crisp, bright, clean ... No marks or writing. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean, unclipped, no wear. And it is covered in a new, archival, see-through, removable mylar cover. ; 8vo; 211 pages  
Price: 37.00 USD
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205 Rogers, Mary Beth BARBARA JORDAN American Hero
New York, NY Bantam Books 1998 0553106031 / 9780553106039 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Edition hardcover book. The book would be in fine condition if not for a touch of corner bumping. Tight, bright, and very clean. The book is probably unread. The covers show no wear. The interior isi fine. There are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is in fine condition - crisp and very clean, unclipped. There is a handsome photograph of Jordan on the jacket cover with a flag draped around her shoulders. There are some black and white photographs and an Index. ; 8vo; 414 pages  
Price: 19.00 USD
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206 Ross, Clifford and Karen Wilkin THE WORLD OF EDWARD GOREY
New York Harry N. Abrams 1996 0810939886 / 9780810939882 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
First Edition near fine hardback book in a fine dust jacket. Bright, crisp, clean. An interview with Gorey by Ross and insight into the art by Wilkin. There is a list of the many illustrations used in the book with their measurements, a chronology, and a bibliography.; 8vo  
Price: 35.00 USD
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207 Roujon, Jacques CE BON MONSIEUR DANTON
Paris, France Librairie Plon 1929 First Edition Hardcover Fine  
This is a 3/4 leather book with the original softcover book in its wrappers bound in. The leather is a fine Morocco with a gilt and fluerette spine with five compartmens. The covers are marbled as are the end papers. The top edges are gilt. The condition is fine. There is no wear except for a tiny scuff near the rear bottom corner. The pages of the book are untrimmed. There are no marks or writing. . Text in French. Georges Jacques Danton 1759 - 1794.; Le Roman Des Grandes Existences - N 25; 8vo; 379 pages  
Price: 85.00 USD
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208 Rubenstein, Helena MY LIFE FOR BEAUTY
New York, NY Simon & Schuster 1966 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book has a tight binding, handsome grey cloth covers with a maroon and gilt decorative emblem with initials H R on the cover and with the same maroon emblem on the spine with the title and her name. The end papers and pages are crisp and clean. There are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is a full portrait - Rubenstein is wearing a bright red dress-suit. The jacket is clean and with a touch of wear. It is price clipped. Now protected from any further wear in a new archival see-through, removable mylar cover. There is a section of photos in black and white - Eleanor Roosevelt, Pablo Picasso, Dali, paintings of Rebenstein by Picasso and Dali, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and more, including settings in her homes. ; 8vo; 251 pages 
Price: 22.00 USD
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209 Rubin, Robert E. and Jacob Weisberg IN AN UNCERTAIN WORLD Tough Choices from Wall Street to Washington
New York, NY Random House 2001 0375505857 / 9780375505850 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, cand very clean. There are no marks or writing. The book looks new. The dust jacket is equally crisp and very clean. There is a touch of rubbing on the back panel . Unclipped. There are some black and white photographs. Rubin was Secretary of the Treasury under President Clinton and is not with Citigroup. ; 8vo; 427 pages  
Price: 22.00 USD
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210 Rugoff, Milton THE BEECHERS An American Family in the Nineteenth Century
New York, NY Harper & Row 1981 0060148594 / 9780060148591 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 is a possible publisher's binding wrinkle on the spine. There are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is unclipped. There is some wear to the top of the spine and a hint of darkening at the edge on the rear panel. The dust jacket is now protected in a see-through, removable mylar cover. This book may require extra postage if shipped by air. American history seen through the Beecher family, all or most of whom were influential in the areas of religion, literature, social issues, and the military. ; 8vo; 653 pages  
Price: 18.00 USD
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211 Sadler, Sir Michael THOMAS DAY An English Disciple of Rousseau
Cambridge, England Cambridge University Press 1928 Softcover 
This is a softcover book published at Cambridge Univ. Press. The covers are a greenish grey art paper with a border and title on the front cover. The binding is tight, the spine does not show wear. There is little evidence that the book has been readw. However, the edges of the cover have a little wear, mostly at the tips of the edges and the bottom front corner. There is one faint spot on the cover and a pencil erasure on the first blank page. There are no marks or writing. ; 8vo; 47 pages 
Price: 28.00 USD
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212 Salinger, Pierre with Sander Vanocur (Editors) A TRIBUTE TO JOHN F KENNEDY
Chicago, IL Encyclopedia Britannica 1964 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
This is a gift condition fine hardcover book in a fine slipcase. The book has been well cared for. No marks, no writing, no wear to the book or the slipcase. There is a gilt title on the side of the slipcase and a tooled (reverse embossing) title and Kennedy signature with the birth and death date on the cover and the title on the spine, both in gilt. There is a Foreword by Theodore C. Sorensen and a Dedication by President Lyndon B. Johnson. The contents include text and illustrations - photos, sketches and drawings. There is half of a narrow band that wrapped around the book, It has words that one of the illustrations is that of a watercolor by Jacqueline Kennedy that hung close to the President's desk. The book contains the earliest tributes selected by the editors, Salinger and Vanocur. One is a drawing to two children of Columbia crying while saluting. Adjacent to is is a letter from the President of Venequelas addressed to Caroline and John - with words to Caroline reminding her that her father brought her to the door of the White House to meet him (Romulo Betancourt) . The text includes tributes from a wide range of people. ; 8vo; 162 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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213 Sarton, May Plant Dreaming Deep
New York, NY W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. 1968 First Edition Hardcover; First Printing 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book would be considered in near find condition if not for a former owner name discretely written on the second page close to the spine binding. The binding is tight, the covers and interior pages are very clean. There are no other marks or writing. The original price is present, the bottom corner is clipped. There jacket has light corner wear, but still crisp. ; 8vo; 189 pages  
Price: 20.00 USD
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214 Sartre, Jean-Paul LES MOTS
Paris NRF Gallimard 1964 Softcover 
This is a softcover book in French. Very good condition. The binding is very tight and the pages are clean. There is some fine to faint foxing (brown spots) on the edges and cover and some slight discoloring. ; 8vo; 215 pages  
Price: 19.00 USD
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215 Sartre, Jean-Paul The Freud Scenario
Chicago, IL University Of Chicago Press 1986 0226735133 / 9780226735139 First Edition Hardcover; First Printing Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in fine condition - it appears to be unread. The binding is tighti, corners straight, very clean and without marks or writing. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean and is unclipped. Gift condition. ; Tight, bright, clean book in unclipped DJ with barely a faint hint of shelf contact on top edge. ; 8vo; 549 pages  
Price: 24.00 USD
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216 Schonberg, Harold C. THE GREAT CONDUCTORS
New York, NY Simon & Schuster 1967 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is the First Printing hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book has been well cared for - tight, bright, and very clean. No marks or writing. It appears to be unread. Some photo illustrations, detailed Index. The dust jacket has its origing price of $7.50 at the top inside flap and is clipped at the bottom corner of the inside flap. There is a hint of two tiny tears on the rear panel. ; 8vo; 384 pages  
Price: 29.00 USD
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217 Schreiber, Le Anne LIGHT YEARS
New York Lyons & Burford 1996 1558214941 / 9781558214941 First Edition Softcover Fine with no dust jacket  
A fine, tight, very bright and clean softcover Advance Reader's Copy. Memoirs of a well-reviewed author. ; 8vo  
Price: 17.00 USD
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218 Scott, William Kerr PUBLIC ADDRESSES, LETTERS, AND PAPERS OF WILLIAM KERR SCOTT (SIGNED) Governor of North Carolina 1949 - 1953
Raleigh, NC Council Of State Of North Carolina 1957 First Edition Hardcover Fine  
SIGNED. This is a hardcover book signed and inscribed to former Senator "Stu" Symington with inscription focused on Symington. The covers are a maroon cloth. They are very clean with barely a touch of corner wear. The gilt on the cover with the seal of North Carolina fading. The gilt on the spine is bright. The end papers and pages are very clean. There are no other marks or writing. ; 8vo; 626 pages; Signed by Author  
Price: 65.00 USD
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219 Scott, Winfield Townley EXILES AND FABRICATIONS
Garden City, NY Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1961 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in fine conditon except for a former owner bookplate. Tight, bright, and very clean. No wear, no marks or writing. Appears to be unread. The dust jacket is crisp and clean, unclipped. N o tears, just a touch of corner wear, barely noticeable. The dust jacket is covered in an archival, see-through, removable mylar protector. ; 8vo; 215 pages  
Price: 24.00 USD
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220 Seroff, Victor FREDERIC CHOPIN (SIGNED)
New York, NY The MacMillan Company 1964 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
SIGNED. This is a First Printing hardcover book with a dust jacket that has been inscribed and signed by the Seroff. It is dated December 1964. The book is tight, bright, and very clean. There are no marks or writing other than the inscription and a trace of a price erasure - pencil. The covers , end papers, and pages are crisp and clean. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean with a faint touch of edge wear on the front foldover of the jacket. The original price is present. This book has been well cared for. The jacket states "An Illustrated Biography". There are a number of black and white photographs and drawings. Gift condition. ; 8vo; 118 pages; Signed by Author  
Price: 85.00 USD
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