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1 SCIENCE, May 1, 1885. Volume V. No. 117
Cambridge The Science Company 1885 Wraps Good Science Size: Approx. 7 1/4" x 10 1/4" Foldout Map, Engravings, Drawings 
Articles include: " The Russian base of operations against India" by Gardiner G. Hubbard with full page map and laid in foldout map, 25"x25", of "Central Asia on the basis of the Surveys made by British and Russian Officers up to 1881"; "Roads from India to Central Asia"; and "The Races of Central Asia" by Edward Channing (in1926 won the Pulitzer Prize for History); " Hauling a Steamer Through Africa" with an illustration of the "boiler section"; under Meteorological Notes, an illustration of rain clouds seen in Meurthe-et-Moselle; Paper covers lightly soiled with chipping around edges. ex-mus. stamp on front cover. Top right corner of front cover missing, 1"x3/4"-uneven tear-chewed? tiny tips of right corner through publication chewed? very minor -not near any text. Mildly torn at spine. Covers still intact. Overall covers are Good. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. Map is VG. 2 small tears at fold creases and one small tear outside border of map.ex. mus. stamp on back side of map. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 Anderson, Dave THE STORY OF FOOTBALL (Uncorrected Bound Galleys)
New York William Morrow and Company 1985 0-688-05634-2 / 9780688056346 Paperback Very Good+ Football Size: Approx. 5 1/4" x 8 1/4" 
"This is the perfect book for football fans of all ages, whether they are new to the game or avid followers..." The uncorrected bound galleys Plus Dust Jacket for hardbound book. (DJ too big for paperback). Foreword by O.J. Simpson. 145 pp. Paperback is VG+ to Near Fine. Glossy DJ folded in half vertically. DJ is Near Fine. Dave Anderson is a Pulitzer Prize-winning sportswriter. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 France, Anatole THE GODS ARE A-THIRST
London The Nonesuch Press 1942 Hard Cover Very Good+ Slipcase Fiction Size: Approx. 6 3/4" x 10 1/4" 
The authorized transaltion from the French by Alfred Allinson: with an Introduction by Andre Maurois and Illustrations by Jean Oberle. 205 pp. Related ephemera included is copy of The Heritage Club Hourglass, Number 2F. Slipcase has some rubbed and exposed boards on edges and corners, light soiling. Book covers are clean, interior tight. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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4 Michener, James A. Journey, a Novel
Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A. Random House Inc 1989 0-394-57826-0 / 9780394578262 Cloth Good Good Fiction Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" 
Ex-library copy with stamps, torn barcode, and other markings. DJ protected in mylar. Cocked spine. Book and DJ in Good condition. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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Minneapolis Cornelius Publishers 1966 Paperback Good+ Plays Size: Approx. 7 " x 9 1/2 " 
Plays include: The Moon of the Caribbees, Bound East for Cardiff, In the Zone, and The Long Voyage Home. 87 pp. Blue stiff paper covers with wear and rubbing to corners and edges, yellow ink (?) on front cover, creases to joints from use. Interior clean. 
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6 Preston, Robert L. Southern Miscellanies
Leesburg, VA Privately Printed 1919 Wraps Very Good American History Size: Approx. 6" x 8 1/2" 
Printed privately for the author, Robert L. Preston, Leesburg, VA. February 1919. No. 2. Articles include "A Retrospect" on Colonel Henry Watterson; Prefatory Remarks (an article that appeared in the COURIER-JOURNAL, Louisville, KY on Sept. 9, 1917; To Col. Henry Watterson-an interview with the Washington Post; Armament or Disarmament and A Letter to Mr. Balfour, Head of the British War-Mission to the United States, by Robert L. Preston. 39 pp. Paper wraps. Stapled spine. Slight fading around edges, otherwise a clean and Very Good copy. Colonel Henry "Marse" Watterson. (1840-1921). Owner and editor of the Louisville Courier Journal. Watterson was a powerful influence among conservatives within the Democratic Party. Watterson won the Pulitzer Prize in 1918 for his editorials supporting US entry into World War I. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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7 Richards, Theodore William, & Wilfred Newsome Stull. New Method for Determining Compressibility
Washington Carnegie Institution 1903 Wraps Good Chemistry Size: Approx. 7" x 10" Figures 
With Application to Bromine, Iodine, Chloroform, Bromoform, Carbon Tetrachloride, Phosphorus and Water. "It has been suggested recently that since the volume of a solid or liquid must be determined in part by the internal pressures to which it is subjected by chemical affinity and cohesion, the compressibilities of substances are probably data of important chemical significance. In attempting to interpret this significance, the enquirer at once faces the fact that few pertinent compressibilities are accurately known...In order to fill this important gap in physicochemical knowledge, the following investigation was undertaken." Original green wraps. 45 pp. some pages uncut. 5 figures/text illustrations. Mild soiling to covers, some discoloration around edges. 1" top front corner missing and back top left corner 1/2" x 1/2" missing. 1 3/4" tear to back gutter otherwise wraps are intact. ex-mus. stamp(very light) and numbers on front. Covers are in Good condition. Light ex. mus. stamp on title p. otherwise interior is tight, clean and in Very Good condition. Professor Richards received honorary doctorates and honors from around the world, including the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1914. 
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8 Rose, R. Selden and Leonard Bacon THE LAY OF THE CID
Berkeley University of California Press 1918 Paper Cover Good+ Poems Size: Approx. 6 1/2" x 10" 
Semicentennial Publications of the University of California 1868-1918. Translated into English Verse. The Lay of the Cid is a translation of the Cantar del mio Cid, a poem written in the mid-twelfth century about the Castilian Hero, Rodrigo Diaz de Bivar, and relating events from his exile from Castile in 1081 until shortly before his death in 1099. One of Leonard Bacon's early translation. He taught at University of California until 1923, and devoted the rest of his life to writing poetry. Bacon won the Pulitzer Prize in 1940 for Sunderland Capture. Gray paper covers. Rubbed along edges. Spine faded and slight tear at bottom spine joint-very minor. Overall covers are Good + or better. Previous owner's name on free endpaper. Title page gives 1919 as date of publication, whereas front cover gives 1918. 130 pp. page edges untrimmed. Interior is tight, clean and Very Good+. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Sherwood, Robert E. THERE SHALL BE NO NIGHT
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1941 Cloth Good Play Size: Approx. 5 " x 7 3/4" 
Awarded the Pulitzer Prize for 1941. 178 pp. Ex-lib. markings: identification numbers on spine, library bookplate on front inside cover, discard notice on back inside cover. Cocked spine. Wear to cover, bumped and rubbed corners and edges, rubbed joints, bent spine ends. Interior clean. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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10 Updike, John COUPLES
Alfred A. Knopf 1968 New York 1968 First Edition Cloth Good+ to Very Good- Novel 8vo Jeanyee Wong 
"Updike's fifth novel concerns the interactions of ten couples in an out-of-the-way New England community called Tarbox. The circle of acquaintance is felt as a magic circle, with ritual games, religious substitutions, a priest, and a scapegoat." The story takes place over a period of a year- spring to spring. 458pp. Blue cloth. Spine faded. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
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11 Wilder, Thornton THE BRIDGE OF SAN LUIS REY
1928 Eleventh Printing Hard Cover Good to Good+ Famous Author 
owner's name & address stamped on half title p. otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. spine faded. Won Pulitzer Prize for 1928 for this book. 
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12 Wilder, Thornton THE IDES OF MARCH
New York Harper & Brothers Publishers 1948 First Edition Cloth Very Good - No Jacket Famous Author Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 8 1/2" 
246 pages. First Edition M-W. Red cloth covers with missing DJ. Cover corners and edges are lightly rubbed. Spine is faded from sun exposure, spine tips are bent, small pin hole on bottom and silver lettering is worn. White line on front cover and black spot on back. Cocked spine. Bubbling to paper on front inside cover. Date written in blue ink on back inside cover. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG- condition. 
Price: 3.50 USD
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13 Wilder, Thornton THE IDES OF MARCH
New York Harper & Brothers Publishers 1948 Cloth Very Good No Jacket Famous Author Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/4" 
spine slightly dull, otherwise VG+. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. 
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14 Wouk, Herman THE CAINE MUTINY
Garden City, New York Doubleday & Company, Inc 1951 Cloth Very Good No Jacket Fiction Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" 
A Novel of World War II. Wouk won Pulitzer Prize in 1952 for this book. 494 pp. Missing DJ. Cover corners are lightly rubbed, spine ends are bent. Back hinge loose. Interior clean. 
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