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61 Dale, Alan THE SPIDER AND THE MARIONETTES (Review Copy)
New York, NY Lyle Stuart 1965 First Edition Softcover 
This is a softcover advance Review Copy published in 1965. It is the autobiography of an a Broklyn boy (1925) whose parents came from Italy. He became a singer in a rogue way and went on to a career in clubs, ballrooms, records, a television show and a role in a movie with rock and roll singers Little Richard, Alan Freed, Bill Haley. Little Richard. In 1956 he played baseball in a celebrity-entertainer game and stood side by side with Joe DeMiaggio each signing autographs. The binding is tight. There is sunning to the spine. The art paper covers a a dull gray. Thec covers have some curled corners with a little touch of soil. There is a soft vertical crease near the spine on the cover and first few pages. The end paper has a trace of pencil erasure. Theee are no other marks or writing anywhere. The interior pages are clean and still crisp, but this book has been read. Generally, well cared for. ; 8vo; 317 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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62 Dallek, Robert AN UNFINISHED LIFE John F. Kennedy 1917-1963
Boston, MA Little Brown And Company 2003 0316172383 / 9780316172387 First Edition Hardcover; First Printing Fine in Fine dust jacket  
8vo; 838 pages  
Price: 22.00 USD
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63 Dalrymple, Margaret Fisher (Editor) THE MERCHANT OF MANCHAC The Letter Books of John Fitzpatrick 1768 - 1790
Baton Rouge Louisiana State University Press 1978 0807102687 / 9780807102688 First Edition Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket  
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The books is in a tight binding with straight corners with strong hinges. The covers are as new. The interior end papers and pages are also very clean and crisp. There are no marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket is faintly discolored and there is a closed tear. ; Tall 8vo  
Price: 27.00 USD
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64 Davis, W. Harry OVERCOMING The Autobiography of W. Harry Davis
Afton, MN Afton Historical Society Press 2002 1890434523 / 9781890434526 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book and the dust jacket are in fine condition. There are no marks or writing. No wear. Crisp and bright. The book has been well card for. Edited by Lori Sturdevant. ; 4to; 312 pages  
Price: 19.00 USD
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65 De Lamartine, Alphonse MEMOIRS OF CELEBRATED CHARACTERS
London Richard Bentley 1854 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket  
Tight and clean leather bound two volume set of hardback books. Green leather with marbled boards have a little edge wear and one corner is bumped. Marbled paper slightly worn on bottom edge, not covers. Gilt title on red leather between two bands is slightly chipped at edges. Gilt decoration on bands. End papers of brown coated paper is split at hinges, but hinges are not broken and very strong. Etched bookplate of Kington Baker. Interior pages very clean except for blank and title pages which are heavily foxed (chemical tan spotting) . Handsome set. Strong. Features Nelson, Heloise, Columbus, De Palissy, Roostam, Cicero, Socrates, Jacquard, Joan of Arc, Cromwell, Homer, Guttenberg, Fenelon. ; Vol. 2 VOL; 8vo  
Price: 125.00 USD
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66 De Nevi, Don and Noel Francis Moholy JUNIPERO SERRA The Illustrated Story of the Franciscan Founder of California's Missions
San Francisco Harper & Row 1985 0060618760 / 9780060618766 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
SIGNED This is a first edition hard cover book in a dust jacket, signed by Moholy. The book is in fine condition and is very clean and without wear except for a tiny dent on the bottom edge of the book. The dust jacket is unclipped, very clean and crisp and unworn except for a tiny closed tear at the bottom of the back panel of the jacket. There is a review slip laid in. The book is photo illustrated. Serra, A Franciscan priest lived from 1713 to 1784 and founded nine missions between San Diego and San Francisco. ; 8vo; Signed by Author  
Price: 24.00 USD
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67 Dejonge, Alex THE LIFE AND TIMES OF GRIGORII RASPUTIN
New York, NY Coward, McCann & Geoghegan 1982 0698111362 / 9780698111363 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  
This is a first U. S. Edition hardcover in a dust jacket. The book is without wear and may be unread. There is a tiny faint spot on the fore edge. The unclipped dust jacket is equally bright, clean and crisp, but with a very short corner tear on the lower front. ; 8vo  
Price: 17.00 USD
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68 Delteil, Joseph JOAN OF ARC (Malcolm Crowley - Translator)
New York, NY Minton, Balch & Company 1926 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book without a dust jacket in blue cloth. It is tight, bright, and clean. There are some markings - the bookplate and signature of a former owner and a hand-written price. The former owner bookplage is George Young Hull (supposedly related to the Hull's of Chicago according to the seller of this book) . There are no other marks or writings. There is a light touch of corner wear. The covers, end papers, and pages are clean (except for a spot on the edges of a few of the pages (fore-edges) . The gilt on the spine is slightly dulled. Good size font. Generally well cared for. Translated by Malcolm Crowley. ; 8vo; 266 pages  
Price: 90.00 USD
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69 Dietz, Howard DANCING IN THE DARK
New York Quadrangle/New York Times Books 1974 0812904397 / 9780812904390 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket  
Tight, clean hardback with light discoloration at top edge and light shelf wear at bottom of covers. Unclipped dust jacket has closed tear at bottom of spine and some chipping. Foreward by Alan Jay Lerner. Dietz reveals his life and his relationships with people in the entertainme nt world. He seems to have known them all. Includes poems, lyrics, and other writings. ; 8vo  
Price: 14.50 USD
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70 Dillard, Annie AN AMERICAN CHILDHOOD
New York Harper & Row 1987 0060158050 / 9780060158057 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket  
Hardback book would be fine except for a few faint spots on the fore-edge. Dust jacket is fine. Tight and bright. Otherwise very clean. Jacket is unclipped and is crisp except for hint of rubbing on the back panel. ; 8vo  
Price: 16.00 USD
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71 Dillard, Annie AN AMERICAN CHILDHOOD (Large Print)
Boston, MA G. K. Hall & Company 1988 0816144915 / 9780816144914 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jajcket. The book is tight, bright, and very clean. There is a small spot on the back cover, possible a binding spot. There are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean, but with a faint touch of edge and corner wear. Price clipped. This book has been well cared for. ; 8vo; 396 pages  
Price: 18.00 USD
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72 Dircks, H. A BIOGRAPHICAL MEMOIR OF SAMUEL HARTLIB, MILTON'S FAMILIAR FRIEND; (CONTINUED) "AN INVENTION OF ENGINES OF MOTION
London John Russell Smith 1888 Hardcover 
This is a hardcover former library book - an original reading copy. The binding is tight and the pages are firmly bound. The original covers are maroon cloth with gilt title. There are library numbers on the spine, a library bookplate on the front end paper, small pencil and ink marks on the first page of text. The hinges of the original end papers were reinforced unnecessarily. There are no other library marks. There is some edge wear and moderate bumping to the covers. The interior is clean except for occasional pencil critiques in old writing by a former owner. The book includes an Introduction and Preface by Dircks. The text includes An Invetion of Engines in Motion and a Bibliographical Catalogue, Letters of Crissy Dymock and Publishers advertising on the last pages. The full title is A Biographical Memoir of Samuel Hartlib, Milton's Familiar Friend; with Bibliographical Notices of Works Published by Him; and A Reprint of His Pamplet, entitled "An Introduction of Engines of Motion". The date, 1888, is taken from an advertisement. ; 8vo; 126+ pages  
Price: 25.00 USD
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73 Donald, David LINCOLN'S HERNDON
New York, NY Alfred A. Knopf 1948 Book Club Edition 
This is hard cover book in a dust jacket. The book is very clean in a tight binding. There is a former owner name and date on the front end paper. There are no other marks or writing. The book is new looking and has been well cared for. The dust jacket is unclipped with a little discoloration on the rear panel and some visible edge and corner with tiny chippig - more so on the top edge. The jacke looks fresh in a see-through, removable mylar jacket protector. ; 8vo; 392 pages  
Price: 16.00 USD
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74 Donovan, Robert J CONFLICT AND CRISIS The Presidency of Harry S. Truman, 1945-1948
New York, NY W W Norton And Co 1977 0393056368 / 9780393056365 Third Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  
This is a third edition haardcover book in a dust jacket. The book has a tight binding, straight corners, clean covers, clean interior and there are no marks or writing. The unclipped dust jacket is equally crisp and clean with two closed tears and chipping at the bottom of the spine. Now protected in a see-through and removable mylar cover. ; 8vo  
Price: 17.00 USD
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75 Doyle, Arthur Conan ESSAYS ON PHOTOGRAPHY The Unknown Conan Doyle | Edited by John Michael Gibson & Richard Lancelyn Green.
London Secker & Warburg 1982 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. Both are in fine condition. The book is tight, bright, crisp, clean. There are no marks or writing, no soil, no bumped corners. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean. No tears or chips. The original price is present. Edited by John Michael Gibson & Richard Lancelyn Green. ; 8vo; 128 pages 
Price: 73.00 USD
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76 Dufresne, Frank MY WAY WAS NORTH An Alaskan Autobiography
New York, NY Holt, Rinehard And Winston 1966 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book would be considered near fine to fine condition if not for a former owner gift note and a finely hand printed poem of Gerard Manley Hopkins. There are no other marks or writing. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean with a short closed tear at the bottom font corner and a light touch of wear at the back corners. Price clipped. The dust jacket will have a new, archival, see-through, removable mylar cover. ; 8vo; 274 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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77 Dunne, Gerald T. GRENVILLE CLARK Public Citizen
New York, NY Farrar Straus Giroux 1986 0374166838 / 9780374166830 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is tight, bright, crisp, clean. There is no sign of it being read. No marks, no writing , no wear, no fading. The dust jacket is equally crisp and clean and is not clipped. Clark was an associate of President Roosevelt and Felix Frankfurter. Clark helped shape the New Deal and drafted the Economy Act of 1933. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize and won the Dag Hammarskjold Award in 1967. He served as confidential consultant to U. S. Secretary of War, Henry Stimson during WWII. There is a 10 page photo section in black and white. ; 8vo; 270 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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78 Dutta, Krishna with Andrew Robinson RABINDRANATH TAGORE The Myriad-Minded Man
New York, NY St Martins Press 1995 0312140304 / 9780312140304 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a hardcover first edition with a dust jacket. It is clean and bright. With the exception of a remainder mark on the bottom of the text block the book is free of marks or writing. The jacket is crisp and has straight clean edges. The back plate has some light rubbing. Sparkles. ; 8vo  
Price: 19.00 USD
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79 Ehrlich, J. W. A REASONABLE DOUBT
Cleveland, OH World Publishing Company 1964 Hardcover; Second Printing Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book is in near fine condition - tight, bright, very clean, very carefully read. There are no marks or writing. The dust jacket is unclipped and is equally crisp and clean with one 1/8 inch closed tear. Quoted from the cover - A Distinguished Lawyer Looks at Law and Lawyers, Crime and Punishment, and the Vagaries of Justice. ; 8vo; 299 pages  
Price: 25.00 USD
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80 Eickelman, Dale F. KNOWLEDGE AND POWER IN MOROCCO The Education of a Twentieth-Century Notable
Princeton, NJ Princeton University Press 1985 069102555x / 9780691025551 Softcover Fine  
This is a softcover book in near fine condition. There are no creases on the spine or the covers. The book appears to be unread. There are no marks or writing. Clean, crisp pages. Nice, bright book. ; 8vo; 203 pages  
Price: 24.00 USD
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