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221 Shames, Laurence THE BIG TIME The Harvard Business School's Most Successful Class & How it Shaped America
New York, NY Harper & Row 1986 0060152788 / 9780060152789 Second Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in fine condition - tight, bright, very clean and without any marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket is equally crisp and clean. ; 8vo; 226 pages  
Price: 15.00 USD
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222 Shepard, Ernest H. DRAWN FROM MEMORY
New York, NY J. B. Lippincott Company 1957 First Edition Hardcover 
This is the American edition in hardcover with a dust jacket. Early printing. The copyright page does not include a statement of First Edition, nor does It state a second printing or impression. The jacket price is $3.75. The book is in near fine-fine condition in a rich red cloth cover with very faint hint of wear at the bottom of the spine. The interior is fine - no marks, no writing, no wear. Crisp, clean, fresh. There is a metallic gilt decorative image on the front cover and the title on the spine is also metallic ink. The dust jacket is quite crisp and clean, There is edge wear at the bottom of the spine, a little wear to the tips of some corners, a closed tear and a chip at the top of the front panel. Slight fading to the spine. Unclipped. The original price of $3.75 is present. The jacket looks bright in its new archival, see-through, removable mylar protector. Shepard wrote and profusely illustrated this autobiography from his seventh year - his memories of his life in London with visits to Kent (approximately 1886) . Shepard is the well loved illustrator of many books for children, Wind in the Willows, Winnie the Pooh, etc. ; 8vo; 190 pages 
Price: 24.50 USD
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223 Shirer, William L. LOVE AND HATRED The Troubled Marriage of Leo and Sonya Tolstoy
New York, NY Simon & Schuster 1994 0671881620 / 9780671881627 First Edition Hardcover; First Printing 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book would be in fine condition if not for a former owner bookplate, however, the book does not appear to be read. It is very clean and new looking without any other marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket is equally crisp and clean. ; 8vo; 400 pages  
Price: 16.00 USD
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224 Simenon, Georges LETTRE A MA MERE
Paris Presses De La Cite 1974 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  
Would be near fine hard back, but there is a slight loss of color to the very edge of the top cover. Unclipped dust jacket is bright, but white glossy background is discoloring slightly on edges. Light edge wear and a scratch on back panel. In French. First trade edition. Printed on free end papers front and back. ; 8vo  
Price: 20.00 USD
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225 Sinclair, Upton THE CUP OF FURY
Great Neck, NY Channel Press 1956 First Edition Poor  
First Edition hardback book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright with a former owner name, date, and price on the front end papers. The clean and bright dust jacket is unclipped with some edge wear to corners. An expose of the whiskey industry and stories about some famous authors. ; Some offsetting from spine glue. Slight shelf wear to jacket. Otherwise tight, bright unclipped copy by Pulitzer Prize author.  
Price: 15.00 USD
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226 Sitwell, Sir Osbert GREAT MORNING!
Boston, MA Little Brown And Company 1947 Second Revised Edition Hardcover 
SIGNED. This is a signed hardcover book in a dust jacket. It is the second printing by Little, Brown and Company. The book is quite bright and clean. There are no marks or writing other than the inscription and signature of Sitwell. It is also dated on February 10, 1969. The unclipped dust jacket has some corner wear and fading on the spine. ; 8vo; 360 pages; Signed by Author  
Price: 35.00 USD
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227 Sloan, James Park JERZY KOSINSKI A Biography
New York A Dutton Book 0525937846 / 9780525937845 First Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  
Uncorrected Proofs. TIght, bright clean with a light crease on back panel in the upper corner. Appears to be unread. Softcover in plain light green cover and simple title. Review slip laid in. ; 8vo  
Price: 17.00 USD
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228 Smith, Thomas R. (editor) WALKING SWIFTLY Writings & Images on the Occasion of Robert Bly's 65th Birthday
St. Paul, MN Ally Press 1992 0915408481 / 9780915408481 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, very clean without marks or writing and would be considered fine condition if not for a smudge on the fore-edge. The dust jacket is unclipped and equally crisp and clean. Contributions by 50 authors and poets and more. ; 8vo; 286 pages  
Price: 14.00 USD
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229 Stafford, Edward P. Subchaser
Annapolis, MD Naval Institute Press 1988 0870216929 / 9780870216923 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a first edition hardcover book with a dust jacket. The book is in fine conditio from every aspect and there are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is unclipped and is equally crisp and clean. ; 8vo; 251 pages  
Price: 24.00 USD
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230 Stegner, Wallace THE UNEASY CHAIR A Biography of Bernard Devoto
Garden City, NY Doubleday & Co 1974 0385078846 / 9780385078849 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book has a tight binding, strong hinges, clean covers, clean interiors and there are no marks or writing. There is a very light hint of cloth scuffing at the corners of the bottom of the spine. The unclipped dust jacket is crisp and very clean with a closed tear on the back bottom spine corner that is not too noticeable in a see-through, removable mylar jacket protector. There is a May 1974 Harper's book review laid in. ; 8vo; 463 pages  
Price: 39.00 USD
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231 Stickney, Dorothy OPENINGS AND CLOSINGS
Garden City, NY Doubleday & Co 1979 0385132220 / 9780385132220 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  
This is a first edition hardcover with a dust jacket. The pages and endpapers are crisp and free of any marks or writing. The jacket is bright and clean with only a small closed tear on the top edge of the front plate and there is light chipping at the top and bottom edges of the spine. ; 8vo  
Price: 18.00 USD
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232 Stobart, Tom I TAKE PICTURES FOR ADVENTURE Extraordinary Personal Adventures in Such Places As the Jungles of Africa, the Swamps of Australia, and the Heights of Mount Everest
Garden City, NY Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1958 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket  Illustrated by Author 
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, clean and without marks or writing. The dust jacket is unclipped and has some corner wear and a touch of soil. ; Photographs; 8vo; 288 pages  
Price: 12.00 USD
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233 Stout, James Huff MAKER OF MODELS DWIGHT AGNEW
Menomonie, WI University Of Wisconsin 1990 First Edition Softcover Fine with no dust jacket  
SIGNED. This is a softcover book signed by the author and three other people, one or two from the Chancellor's office. The book is in fine condition, bright, crisp and clean. Stout was a politician, educator, benefactor, inventor, school founder, road builder. Sponsored travelling librairies. Locale is Menomonie, Wisconsin.; 8vo; Signed by Author  
Price: 16.00 USD
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234 Sullivan, Oscar M. NORTH STAR SAGE The Story of Ignatius Donnelly
New York Vantage Press 1953 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket  
Tight, bright, clean hardback book. TIght hinges. Clean end papers and pages. Tiny spot on top edge. Unclipped dust jacket is bright with a sprinkle of spots on front panel and a small chip on back panel. Faint edge wear. ; 8vo  
Price: 12.00 USD
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235 Tallentyre, S. G. THE LIFE OF MIRABEAU
London Smith, Elder & Company N.D. Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket. The book has a tight binding, but with a slant to the spine. There is wear to the top and bottom of the spine. The cover is generally clean as are the interior pages. The hinges are intact. There are no marks. There is a former owner gift note in old ink dated 1909. There is a photo engraving of Mirabeau and some other illustrative portraits. ; 8vo  
Price: 19.00 USD
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236 Terkel, Studs COMING OF AGE The Story of Our Century by Those Who've Lived It
New York, NY The New Press 1995 1565842847 / 9781565842847 Second Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  
Tight, bright, clean hardback book in equally bright and clean unclipped dust jacket. Gift conditon. A hint of wrinkle at the top of the spine, but without wear. Very clean end papers, pages, and edges. Gift condition. ; 8vo  
Price: 14.00 USD
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237 Thomas, Donald ROBERT BROWNING A Life Within Life
New York The Viking Press 1982 0670600903 / 9780670600908 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Fine dust jacket  
Near fine hardback book is tight, bright, clean with a hint of sunning at top edge. Unclipped dust jacket is bright and clean, white background sparkles. Gift condition. ; 8vo  
Price: 18.50 USD
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238 Thomas, Isaiah THREE AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL FRAGMENTS
Worcester, MA American Antiquarian Society 1962 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover book in fine condition. The cover is blue-green art paper with a simple title on the front cover. There is a photocopy of the indenture document outlining legal aspects of his apprenticeship. Limited to 500 copies. No marks, no writing. No wear. ; 8vo; 31 pages 
Price: 18.50 USD
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239 Thomas, Lowell SO LONG UNTIL TOMORROW
New York, NY William Morrow & Company 1977 0688032362 / 9780688032364 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket  
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, and clean. The binding is square and corners straight and unbumped or worn. There is some slight fraying to the cloth covering the spine on the back - perhaps a publishers binding flaw. The end papers are free of writing or erasures. There are no marks. The dust jacket is price clipped and has a touch of edge wear at the upper back near the spine. The book is photo illustrated. This is an autoboograph y. ; 8vo; 317 pages  
Price: 16.00 USD
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240 Thompson, Hunter S. HELL'S ANGELS A Strange and Terrible Saga
New York, NY Random House 1967 Hardcover; Second Printing Fine in Fine dust jacket 
This is the second printing in hardcover with a dust jacket. The book has a tight binding. The covers are clean , however there seems to be a flecking of the silver metallic ink used in a silouette of a biker on the front cover - A few fine flecks are caught in the rich black cloth used for the covers. The covers are clean and corners straight. The pages and end papers are very clean; there are no marks or writing, however there is a narrow corner crease on one page towards the back of the book. The metallic silver silouette of a biker shows a little fading at the book edge. Stated Second Printing. The top edges are tinted a dark charcoal and the front and bottom edges are untrimmed. The dust jacket is in fair condition only. It is unclipped (the original price of $4.95 is present) . There is a half inch triangle chip at the top of the spine along with two closed tears and top edge wear. There is a puncture at the rear panel side of the spine with loss of paper. There is chipping at the bottom of the spine and two other closed tears with edge wear and a crease on the inside flap. The jacket looks more crisp in its archival, see-through, removable mylar cover. The book looks well cared for, the jacket received some rough handling on the shelf or in a box. ; 8vo; 279 pages 
Price: 185.00 USD
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