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An Acre of Time: Based on the book by Phil Jenkins

Sherman, Jason

Playwrights Canada Press, 2001. Large, thinner, sturdy softcover, glossy black wrappers with photograph of woman surveyor on front wrapper, praise on back wrapper, 108 pages plus a photo with biographical note. Titles by dramatist on final page. Mint.. First Edition. Soft Cover. As New.

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$ 19.00
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Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1992. Large, sturdy book, quality blue cloth with stunning ornate embossed silver design like stylized thorns and briars on front spine and back all bright, purple color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 317 pages plus a final illustrations, many throughout. (Winner of the 1992 Whitebread Award and Guardian Fiction Prize) DJ glossy white background, a color-illustration of surreal mean hugging a younger man and woman on couch on front, spine and back. DJ and book, both As New.. 1st US. Cloth. As New/As New.

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$ 37.00
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They Marched Into Sunlight: War and Peace Vietnam and America October 1967

Maraniss, David

Simon & Schuster, 2004. (1st paperback, First) Very large, thick, sturdy softcover, glossy light green background, a soldier and radioman illustrated on front, spine and back wrapper, praise from New York Times, National Public Radio, The Economist and others, 572 pages plus glossy photo section. Light creases to front tips. Near Fine.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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$ 19.00
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Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2007. Sturdy book, black spine, red boards, very bright gilt lettering on spine, gray color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 230 pages. DJ glossy with stunning sylized color-illustration of Broadway on front, spine and back, black at center front and back. DJ and book, both As New.. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

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$ 21.00
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Originals: American Women Artists

Munro, Eleanov

Simon & Schuster, 1979. Large, heavy, sturdy book, quality gray cloth, gilt title with line design very bright on front and spine, gold color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 528 crisp white pages profusely illustrated through plus two glossy color photo sections. DJ beneath mylar, a cream background front and spine lightly browned overall, a color-illustrton of surreal art at top front, blue-tinted at spine top, b/w photo of author on back. Near Fine DJ/Very Fine book.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine.

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$ 29.00
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Florida, My Eden

Stresau, Frederic B.

Port Salerno, Florida, U.S.A.: Florida Classics Library, 1986. Very large, sturdy softcover, glossy wrappers with beautiful color-illustration of man with shovel and plant on dirt path through Floridian foliage on front, spine and back wrapper, a small color photo of Stresau on top back left, 299 pages, profusely illustrated in color and b/w of each Florida plant--a gret source of information. Light wear along bottom front edge, long spine edges. Very Good.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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$ 19.00
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Taliban - Militant Islam, Oil And Fundamentalism In Central Asia

Rashid, Ahmed

I.B. Tauris Publishers, 2000. Large softcover, glossy wrappers with photo of young armed man on front with mountains in background, gold spine and back wrapper, 274 lightly browned pages, maps in early pages. Mint.. Soft Cover. As New.

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$ 20.00
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Children Of Prometheus: The Accelerating Pace Of Human Evolution (

Wills, Christopher

Helix Books/Perseus Books, 1998. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, black spine, gold boards, bright gilt lettering on spine, 310 pages with some illustrations. DJ glossy and colorfully designed with an illustration of evolving primates with a running man at the head of them on front and spine, praise on back. DJ has light crease along top front and spine top, tiny tear with very slight wear at top back tip. Near Very Good DJ/Very Fine book.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Very Good.

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$ 7.00
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Native American Almanac: More Than 50,000 Years of the Cultures and Histories of Indigenous Peoples

Dennis, Yvonne Wakim; Hirschfelder, Arlene; Flynn, Shannon Rothenberger

Visible Ink Press, 2015. (1st edition, 1st printing) Very large, heavy, sturdy thick book, black covers, very bright gilt lettering on spine, black color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 643 pages, most text in double-column format, small illustrations throughout. DJ glossy and very colorful with Native American borders, photographs and illustrations. DJ and book, both As New.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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$ 45.00
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Dear Socks, Dear Buddy: Kids' Letters to the First Pets

Clinton, Hillary Rodham

Simon & Schuster, 1998. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, squarish book, red spine, dark blue boards, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 205 glossy pages profusely illustrated. Light blue ink note at top left of first front end paper. DJ glossy with close-up color photographs of cat and dog, blackground in blue and white and red too, color photographs of Hillary and Bill Clinton on back. DJ has very tiny surface tear to back bookfold edge. DJ and book, both Near Fine.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

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$ 22.00
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The War: Six Years

McInnis, Edgar

Oxford University Press, 1945. Six Volumes, large sturdy books, dark red textured cloth with embossed thin borders on front, an American Eagle seal and stars illustrated on fronts, gilt lettering and borders on spine, all profusely illustrated with photographs and maps, each book in set with a different purple-tinted montage of photos inside covers and adjacent end papers. Each volume numer for the year of World War II: Volume 1 has 314 pages. Top Tip creased on page 259. Light crease at spine top. Volume 2 has 318 pages, top tip creased on page 285. Light surface wear at spine top left corner. Volume 3 has 347 pages. Very light surface wear at spine bottom corners. Volume 4 has 409 pages. Very Fine. Volume 5 has 400 pages, top tips creased on pages 9, 197, 221, 233. White spots with surface rubbed at spine top left and along top back. Volume 6 has 344 pages. Very slight surface wear to tips, slight surface wear to all spine edges. Good. Overall, the set is Near Fine.. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine. Set.

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$ 55.00
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This Time We Win: Revisiting the Tet Offensive

Robbins, James S

Encounter Books, 2010. (1st U.S. edition, 1st printing) Larger sturdy book, black covers, bright gilt initials at bottom front right, very bright gilt lettering on spine, black color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 364 pages including a glossy photo section. DJ glossy with Marine walking through village ruins on front, spine and back right, praise on back from General Barry R.McCaffrey, Col. Jack Jacobs, MOH winner. DJ and book, both As New.. 1st US. Hard Cover. As New/As New.

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$ 27.00
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The Adventures of Pinocchio

Collodi, Carlo

Alfred A. Knopf, 1988. Very large, sturdy book, quality dark blue cloth, very bright silver lettering on spine, pale brown color inside covers and adjacent end papers, 143 stiff heavy glossy pages plus a brief biographical note, a thin black frame to the text on each page, color-illustrations throughout, many full-page. DJ glossy with pale rose background, a stunning color-illustration of Pinocchio on busy street on most of front, a smaller color-illustration on back. DJ has very light tiny creases. Near Very Fine DJ/Very Fine book.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Very Fine. Illus. by Innocenti, Roberto. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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$ 55.00
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John Glenn: A Memoir

Glenn, John; Taylor, Nick

Bantam Book, 1999. (1st edition, 1st printing) Large, sturdy book, blue covers, embossed facsimile signature at bottom front right, very bright silver lettering on spine, 422 pages including a glossy photo section and other illustrations. DJ glossy with color photograph of Glenn in space suit on front and spine, on back in Marine uniform at wedding. DJ has a microtear at top back tip. Near Very Fine DJ/Very Fine book.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Very Fine.

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$ 33.00
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Sachin Tendulkar - A Definitive Biography

Purandare, Vaibhav

Roli Books, 2011. (Revised Edition) Foreword by Rama Chandra Guha. Larger, thicker softcover, glossy wrappers with a color photo of cricket players on front wrapper, blue spine, black and blue back wrapper, 422 pages including a color photo section. Mint.. 4th Ed.. Soft Cover. As New.

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$ 19.00
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Poets at Work: The Paris Review Interviews

Plimpton, George

Viking, 1989. Introduction by Donald Hall. (1st edition, 1st printing) Smaller, sturdy book, blue cloth spine, gray boards, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 440 slightly browned but supple pages: interviews with Robert Penn Warren, Robert Frost, Marianne Moore, Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, Allen Ginsberg, Anne Sexton, Archibald MacLeish, Elizabeth Bishop, John Asbery, and Robert Fitzgerald. DJ glossy purple background, gray and yellow lettering. Very Fine DJ/Fine book.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Fine.

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$ 44.00
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Dicionario Pratico Ilustrado

De Seguier, Jose Lello, Ed.

Lello @ Irmao Editores, 1973. Text is in Portuguese. Larger, exceedingly thick book, quality cream cloth, embossed ornate flowery red border with the logo showing a blacksmith with a raised large "L" at middle front, embossed black title, raised white lettering on front, a glossy color map of Portugal inside front cover and adjacent end paper, provinces and Brazil illustrated inside back cover and adjacent end paper, 2026 glossy pages with 6000 small illustrations throughout, numerous color plates, text in double-column format. DJ beneath clear thin plastic film, creased with tiny tears, a small near-chip at top back. Fair DJ/Very Good book.. Cloth. Very Good/Fair.

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$ 499.00
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Jihad!: The Secret War in Afghanistan

Carew, Tom

Edinburgh: Mainstream Publishing, 2000. Large, sturdy book, quality black cloth, very bright gilt lettering on spine, 282 heavy pages plus ads, includes a glossy color photo section. DJ glossy with three photos like negatives on top and bottom front and middle back, black background. DJ and book, both Very Fine.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Fine.

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$ 27.00
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Class 11: Inside the CIA's First Post-9/11 Spy Class

Waters, T. J.

Dutton, 2006. (1st edition, 1st printing) Larger book, black spine, red covers, very bright red lettering on spine, 299 pages. DJ glossy blue with CIA floor logo on people walking at top front, red design on middle front, spine top half and top back left, praise from Randy Wayne White in New York Times. DJ badly creased along bottom front. Signed by author with black felt-tip pen on half-title page. Good DJ/Very Fine book.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Good.

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$ 39.00
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Elizabeth's London: Everyday Life in Elizabethan London

Picard, Liza

St. Martin's Griffin, 2005. (1st Paperback, First Thus) Very large softcover, glossy dark pink background to wrappers, a color-illustration of Queen and courtiers on front wrapper, tiny photo of author at bottom back left, 341 lightly browned pages including two glossy photo sections, much in color. Very tiny nick at spine top left corner. Near Very Fine.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Fine.

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$ 15.00