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1.

The Day Kennedy Died: 50 Years Later LIFE Remembers the Man and the Moment

New York: LIFE Books, 2013. Hardcover. Includes a removeable reprint of the original LIFE issue published after Kennedy's assasination. Small folio volume with filled with photographs documenting Kennedy's life and death, including all 486 frames of the Zapruder film in print for the first time. With pictoril paper covers with black and silver spine. A magnetic flap folds over the text block and attaches to the front cover. Torn remnants of glassine to rear but otherwise very good. 192 pages. PRES/041916. Very Good.
[Book #29219]
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Ten Example Leaves from Five Kelmscott Press works

Ten Example Leaves from Five Kelmscott Press works

Hammersmith: Kelmscott Press, [1891-1895]. A nice selection of ten small octavo sample leaves with 20 pages of text from the following Kelmscott Press titles: Pages 215-218 from Biblia Innocentum; pages 71-74 from Morris's Poems By the Way; Pages 37-38 and 43-44 from Syr Perecyvelle of Gales; pages 39-42 from The Defense of Guenevere, with the beautiful decorative title page of "Sir Peter Hardon's End" with a ten-line initial "O;" pages 179-180 and 189-190 from Poems of John Keats. All of the leaves are printed in Golden type on Flower paper. All except the Biblia are printed in red and black. With an additional ten-line initial in the Keats, and several three and six-line decorated initials throughout. The paper for the Keats leaves has browned, clean tear to pages 73-74 of Poems by the Way, and lightly visible pencil marks to Defense, otherwise all in very good condition. An excellent set of Kelmscott Press typography and decoration for teaching environments. PRI/041316. Very Good.
[Book #29140]
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3.

The West Point Museum: A Guide to the Collections

West Point: United States Military Academy, 1987. Paperback. An interesting catalog of this important collection of military artifacts and history. Oblong softcover with pictorial cover and green spine. In very good condition with light bumping to corners. 143 pages. MIL/032216. Very Good.
[Book #29098]
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4.
Beautiful Caves of France

Beautiful Caves of France

Paris: A.N.E.C.A.T. Association National des Explotants de Cavernes Amenagees pour le Tourisme, No date. Paperback. Very good in illustrated side stapled paper wrappers with red title to front wrapper. Minor bumping to corners. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. 35 pages. FRETRAV/042116. Very Good.
[Book #29239]
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5.

The House of Twenty Thousand Books

New York: New York Review Books, (2014). Hardcover. 8vo. Fine in fine illustrated dust jacket with white title to front panel and to red spine panel. Pristine interior. Index, 359 pages. Books about Books. BOB/041816. Fine / Fine.
[Book #29190]
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A Labor Party for New York Workers

New York: New York District, Communist Party, 1935. Paperback. White side stapled paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Minor pink damp staining throughout though text remains bright. Staple has rusted away leaving pages disbound but all present. Good reading copy. 16 pages. American History. AMEHIS/041816. Very Good -.
[Book #29171]
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7.

Astounding Science Fiction Noc. 1958: A Bicycle Built for Brew. First of Two Parts.

Astounding Science Fiction, 1958. Paperback. 8vo. Illustrated paper wrappers with white title to black spine. Writing on front cover and minor creasing to wraps and spine. Small closed tears to head and foot of hinges. Yellowing to pages though text remains bright. Illustrations throughout. 162 pages. LIT/042916. Very Good.
[Book #29307]
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8.

The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943 - 1944. Volume Two of the Liberation Trilogy

New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2007. Hardcover. First Edition, later printing. Blue cloth spine with light blue paper covered boards titled in gilt on spine. In illustrated dust jacket with gilt title to spine and front panels. Clean and bright. 791 pages. WWII/042216. Fine / Fine.
[Book #29274]
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9.

The Birds of America

New York: Metro Books, (2012). Hardcover. 4to. Fine in green paper covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Pristine interior with gorgeous full color illustrations throughout. Illustrated white dust jacket with brown title to front and spine panels. Slight edgewear to dust jacket. 448 pages. Nature. NAT/042916. Fine / Near Fine.
[Book #29304]
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10.

Versailles

New York: Abrams, (2012). Hardcover. Thick 8vo. Black paper backed gold illustrated paper boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Pristine interior with full color illustrations throughout. Gilt edged pages. 477 pages. French History. FREHIS/042916. Fine.
[Book #29303]
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11.

48 Hours of Kristallnacht. Night of Destruction / Dawn of the Holocaust. An Oral History

Guilford, CT: The Lyons Press, 2008. Hardcover. First Edition. Fine in black paper covered boards with red title to spine. In fine black illustrated dust jacket with bronze metallic title to spine panel. Clean and bright. 240 pages. Holocaust. HOL/032216. Fine / Fine.
[Book #29094]
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12.

Death at the Flea Circus

Dover, DE: Bottle of Smoke Press, 2011. Bureau Edition. Copy J of ten copies lettered A-J. Signed by the author. Bottle of Smoke Press was founded in 2002 with the goal to publish books that would be well received and enjoyed by those who read them. They publish works by new poets as well as by long-established poets. They have worked with some of the giants in the small press scene and have also published many incredible new writers and artists. David Barker's short stories and poems have been published in many small press chapbooks, little magazines and anthologies in the U. S. and Europe since the early 1970s. From a review of this book by Hosho McCreech: "The book is every bit the equal of the fascinating story behind it. Written 40 years ago and left virtually untouched for decades, Death at the Flea Circus is a yarn one part dirty Brautigan, one part Sherlock Holmes procedural, and one part surreal, comic, almost Sci-Fi time-travel. Or maybe it’s just that, like the dusty manuscript forgotten in a drawer, the story doesn’t concern itself deeply with chronology. Or narrative, necessarily. The exacting and wildly inventive language of Brautigan is prominent here–not as a nostalgic tribute, but rather elbow to elbow as a contemporary; and the story belongs very much to the experimental schools made popular in the decades since it was written. What we end up with is a book wholly of another era, and yet timeless in the way that all fine writing is–a book that teaches us that the journey is the destination." This production by the press is equal to the story. Both a signed hard cover and soft cover copy are housed in an elaborate clamshell box that holds a number of artifacts and objects related to the text that are held in a pull out drawer. They include a bottle, glass eyeball, bone, fossil, sand dollar, file, photos, a page from a comic book, stamps, a poem, insurance policy, and a miniature book. Most notable is a small original oil painting of Score hair cream signed and dated by Barker on the back. A separate pull-out box holds a metal tube containing a marble. The box is covered in cream and brown cloth with a spine in old re-purposed text on vellum with paper title label. In fine condition. PRI/041416. Fine.
[Book #29143]
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13.
Peter Pan and Wendy

Peter Pan and Wendy

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1932. Hardcover. Small 4to. Black cloth covered boards with blue title and illustrations pasted to front board and gilt title to spine. Minor bumping to corners and spine ends. Small amount of fraying to cloth at spine ends. Minor rubbing to boards. Previous owner's book plate to front paste down. Light foxing to title page and to pages that face the color illustrations though text remains bright. Crack to rear interior hinge though binding remains tight. Else is clean and bright with beautiful illustrations throughout. 185 pages. CHILD/042216. Very Good.
[Book #29267]
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14.

Bardzo Dobry: East Baltimore's Polish Community 1870 - 1950 and the Family Bartkowiak

Baltimore: Historyk Press, 2013. Paperback. Signed and inscribed by the author. Fine in illustrated paper wrappers with pink spine panel titled in black. Clean and bright with full color illustrations. Size: quarto. 153 pages. BALT/042516. Fine.
[Book #29281]
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15.
Basic Baltimorese III: An Illustrated Guide for Getting Around in Balamer, Murlin

Basic Baltimorese III: An Illustrated Guide for Getting Around in Balamer, Murlin

Baltimore: Gordon Beard, 1999. Paperback. All New Words! Bound in blue and white side stapled paper wrappers with black and blue title and illustrations to front wrapper. Small spot of soiling to front cover. Pristine interior with illustrations on every page. Unpaginated. BALT/042516. Near Fine.
[Book #29290]
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In the Garden of Earthly Delights

In the Garden of Earthly Delights

New York: Intima Press, 2014. Hardcover. Number 4 of 12 copies signed and numbered by well-known book artist Mindy Belloff, This superb book from Mindy's Intima Press was inspired by and taken from Hieronymus Bosch's renowned three-panel painting, the Garden of Earthly Delights (1490-1516). This famous work, full of symbolism and subject to endless interpretation, depicts the Garden of Eden, earthly pleasures and pursuits, and humanity's punishment in Hell. Mindy created eleven color intaglio prints of deep bite copper etchings with hand painting in watercolor, gouache, and ink. Each beautiful print is unique within the limited edition, printed on Somerset cotton rag papers corresponding to the painting's three panels from left to right, progressing from white (Section I), to tan (Section II), to gray (Section III). The book also has three original poems by Amy Lemmon, Steven Gentile, and Rich Turnbull, each preceding a section and also inspired by Bosch's painting. Letterpress printed on a Vandercook Universal III Automatic A/B Press. In a concertina sewn spine binding in quarter-bound pink buffalo skin over Somerset white papers, with leather tip corners and leather ornamental onlays, bound by Celine Lombardi. Protected by a paper tri-fold enclosure with light grey leather spine with title label. Housed in a pink buffalo skin slip case. In fine condition. ARTISTSBOOK/041916. Fine.
[Book #29214]
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One World, Big Screen: Hollywood, the Allies, and World War II

Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2012. Hardcover. An interesting assessment of the degree to which movies affected public opinion and transformed Americans' world view. Bound in dark blue with pictorial dust jacket with blue spine. In fine condition. 362 pages including index. WWII/041816. Fine / Fine.
[Book #29179]
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Les Hotels du Marais

Les Hotels du Marais

Paris: Guides Morance, No date. Paperback. White illustrated paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Interior is clean and bright and filled with black and white photographic illustrations throughout. 61 pages. FRETRA/042116. Very Good.
[Book #29246]
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Wondrous Beauty: The Life and Adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2014. Hardcover. First editionof this biography of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte, wife of Napoleon's brother, and renowned as the most beautiful woman in 19th century Baltimore. Bound in purple cloth and in pictorial dust jacket with purple spine. In very good condition with a few light spots to dust jacket. 237 pages. AMERBIO/041816. Very Good / Very Good.
[Book #29201]
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Swastika Nation: Fritz Kuhn and the Rise and Fall of the German-American Bund

New York: St. Martin's Press, 2013. Hardcover. First edition of this interesting account of the nationalist movement, Bund, and its leader Fritz Kuhn. Bound in black paper boards with red and black dust jacket. In fine condition. 302 pages plus notes and index. AMER/041516. Fine / Fine.
[Book #29152]
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The Facts in the Case of M. Voldemar

The Facts in the Case of M. Voldemar

Toronto: Biting Dog Press, [2013]. Hardcover. Number 27 of 60 numbered copies. There were ten lettered copies in the deluxe edition. Signed and numbered by the book artist George Walker. When this rare story by Poe was first published in December of 1845 many people believed it was a true account of a medical experiment. Some have suggested it is the first modern zombie story. The story first appeared in The Broadway Journal, a New York periodical that featured literary reviews and critiques of art, theater, and music and political commentary. Poe had been a regular contributor to the Journal since its inception. It is also important to note that The Broadway Journal was purchased by Poe the same year that “The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar” appeared and it was the only magazine that Poe ever owned and operated but it only lasted until January 3, 1846 when Poe announced, “Unsuspected engagements demanding my whole attention, … I now, as its editor, bid farewell - as cordially to foes as to friends.” “The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar” was published simultaneously in the December 20, 1845, issue of the American Review with the title “The Facts in M. Valdemar's Case.” Bound in chestnut brown leather with a blind stamped cover design with gilt title to spine and housed in a leather slipcase with the same design. The typeface for the text is Perpetua, designed in 1929 by the wood engraver Eric Gill. The paper is archival Somerset Book. The two wood engravings were made by Walker, who hand printed the project with Dylan Walker on a Vandercook SP15 proof press. In fine condition. 7 x 9 3/4 inches. 22 pages. PRI/041916. Fine.
[Book #29208]
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The Book of Theseus. Teseida della Nozze d'Emilia

New York: Medieval Text Association, 1974. Hardcover. "Within this psychological framework, the drama of Theseus unfolds on two levels. In the first instance, he champions the subordination of passion to reason, in the second, the subordination of human reason to Providence or God's plan and reason unfolding itself in human affairs" (preface). Near fine in brown leatherette boards with gilt title to spine and gilt B to front cover. Bumping to corners. Color frontispiece. Clean, bright interior. 352 pages. Classical Literature. CLA/042216. Very Good.
[Book #29268]
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Invisible Armies: An Epic History of Guerrilla Warfare from Ancient Times to the Present

New York: Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2013. Hardcover. An engrossing and comprehensive work on guerrilla warfare and the role of ounterinsurgency in war and conflict. Bound in cream paper boards with red spine. In pictorial dust jacket with red and black spine. In near fine condition. 750 pages including notes and index. MIL/041816. Near Fine / Near Fine.
[Book #29202]
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24.

World War I Posters: A Schiffer Book for Collectors

Atglen: PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd, 2002. Hardcover. Fine in olive green illustrated paper covered boards with white title to spine. In matching olive green dust jacket with white title to spine. Pristine. Oblong. 240 pages. WWI/042216. Fine / Fine.
[Book #29264]
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25.

Reagan: The Life

New York: Doubleday, 2015. Hardcover. First Edition. Fine in black cloth backed grey paper coverd boards titled in gold. In white illustrated dust jacket with gold spine panel titled in white. Clean and bright. Color photographic illustrations. 805 pages. PRES/042216. Fine / Fine.
[Book #29262]
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