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2nd Tactical Air Force Volume 3: From the Rhine to Victory 2nd Tactical Air Force Volume 3: From the Rhine to Victory
by Christopher Shores and Chris Thomas
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Over thirty years after the original and highly-acclaimed history was published, here is a completely rewritten and expanded account of this important command's vital contribution. This third of three volumes covers the final months of the war in Europe,... (read more)
Your Price $175.00
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Americana

City That Made Itself A Literary & Pictorial Record of the Building of Seattle 1st Edition City That Made Itself A Literary & Pictorial Record of the Building of Seattle 1st Edition
by Welford Beaton
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Seattle, Washington: Terminal Publishing Company 1914 1ed limited 73/300 275pp; Quarto Numbered with a red stamp and signed by the author on the limitation page. Fully bound in pebbled calf with bevelled edges, rules, and gilt lettering blind stamped to... (read more)
Your Price $210.00
Rare Books - Leather

Literature

The Goldfinch
by Donna Tartt
Staff Pick
Donna Tartt delivers a beautifully rendered story about a young boy whose life takes a striking turn when an art museum explosion presents him the opportunity to "rescue" a priceless painting that will always hauntingly remind him of his mother.... (read more)

General

Powell's Smellbound Blank Book (Landscape, Unlined)
by Powell's Books

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Exploration and Travel Writing

Journal of the Voyages and Travels of Corps of Discovery Under the Command of Capt. Lewis and Capt. Clarke of the Army of the United States Journal of the Voyages and Travels of Corps of Discovery Under the Command of Capt. Lewis and Capt. Clarke of the Army of the United States
by Patrick Gass
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Philadelphia: Mathew Carey 1812. A4, B-Y in sixes. Full contemporary leather. Binding worn, bumped; front joint partially broken. Lacking the front free endpaper & map. Frontis is cropped 1.5 cm at bottom edge, not affecting the engraving. Stamp to... (read more)
Your Price $2800.00
Rare Books - Leather

Children's and Illustrated Classics

Billy the Maverick Signed 1st Edition Billy the Maverick Signed 1st Edition
by Evelyn Scott
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New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1934). 13 x 19 cm, 359pp. Signed by the author with a lengthy inscription on the front free endpaper. Bound in blue cloth over boards stamped in black. Binding lightly edgeworn and soiled; spine cocked and sunned; pages... (read more)
Your Price $125.00
Rare Books - Hardcover

Science Fiction

Altered Carbon Signed Limited Edition 1st Edition Altered Carbon Signed Limited Edition 1st Edition
by Richard K Morgan
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Burton, MI: Subterranean Press, 2008, #334 of a limited edition of 500 copies. Green cloth covered boards with spine stamped in metallic blue. Dust jacket art and three full color illustrations, one of which occurs on its own fold out page, by Vincent... (read more)
Your Price $200.00
Rare Books - Hardcover

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