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N.C. WYETH: A BIOGRAPHY
Written by David Michaelis. Illustrated by N.C. Wyeth.
Stock no. 1819269
Published by Alfred A. Knopf. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

An American painting dynasty is portrayed in this huge, riveting biography of N.C. Wyeth who illustrated Treasure Island, Kidnapped, The Last of the Mohicans, to name but a few. White cloth spine with gilt title, white paper boards. Illustrated endpapers. B/w illustrations & photos, plus colour illustrations by Wyeth. ISBN: 0679426264. Vertical edge of contents is deckle edged. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper has a small chip to base of spine and is lightly scuffed.

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THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
Written by John Keegan.
Stock no. 2131030
Published by Alfred A. Knopf. 1st USA 2009. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Military History. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780307263438. Bumping to spine and corners. Wrapper is scuffed with a few marks and edge-creased.

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FROM A HIGH PLACE A LIFE OF ARSHILE GORKY
Written by Matthew Spender.
Stock no. 2128880
Published by Alfred A. Knopf. 1999. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Red cloth spine, with gilt title. Brown boards. B/w photos. American edition. ISBN: 0375403787. Light vertical crease to front endpaper. A few light knocks to wrapper edges.

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THE THREE MULLA-MULGARS
Written by Walter De La Mare. Illustrated by Dorothy P. Lathrop.
Stock no. 2126734
Published by Alfred A. Knopf. 1st USA 1919. Very good condition.

The adventures of three monkeys! Blue cloth, gilt titles to spine front cover, which also has vignette. 8 beautiful colour plates and 4 full page b/w plates. Also b/w chapter head and tail pieces. American edition. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing to a few pages and outer page edges. Ragged edges to some pages, where it appears that the pages were at one time uncut.

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THE NORTH AMERICAN BIRD GUIDE
Written by David Sibley. Illustrated by David Sibley.
Stock no. 1317099
Published by Christopher Helm; Alfred A. Knopf. 2007. Nearly fine condition.

Nationbal Audubon Society, A Chanbticleer Press Edition. Stunningly detailed paintings of the various plumages of more than 800 species of North American birds. White pictorial cardwraps. 544 pages including index. ISBN: 9781472909275. 2nd printing of this edition. Minimal bumping to corners.

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THE AUDUBON SOCIETY ENCYCLOPEDIA OF NORTH AMERICAN BIRDS
Written by John K. Terres.
Stock no. 1607455
Published by Alfred A. Knopf. 1st thus 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Pale cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos and b/w illustrations. 1109 pages. ISBN: 0394466519. Spine and corners bumped. Wrapper edge creased.

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TRAWLER
Written by Redmond O'Hanlon.
Stock no. 1808236
Published by Alfred A. Knopf. 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A Journey Through the North Atlantic. The story of an ordinary commercial trawler and a tribute to the out-of-the-ordinary fishermen who endure such conditions. Dark blue boards with silver title to spine. Dark blue paper spine with silver title, light blue paper boards. B/w photos and chapter headers. 339 pages. ISBN: 1400042755. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Pictorial wrapper is lightly edge-creased. Third impression in the first year of publication.

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THE LIFE AND TIMES OF MIAMI BEACH
Written by Ann Armbruster.
Stock no. 2110494
Published by Alfred A. Knopf. 1st 1995. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Square format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0394570529. Light bumping to base of spine. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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THE WALNUT DOOR
Written by John Hersey.
Stock no. 565865
Published by Alfred A. Knopf. 1st USA 1977. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A taut dazzling novel of suspense and revelation. ISBN: 0394417429. Wrapper lightly edge-browned.

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AMERICA IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
Written by Frank Freidel.
Stock no. 652724
Published by Alfred A. Knopf. 1st 1960. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Wrapper edge-rubbed.

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