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Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens). Boston/James R. Osgood and Company/1883
First edition. 624 pp. Large 8vo. Half-bound in morocco, with marble endpapers, pastedowns, and marbled textblock. Spine is lettered and decorated in gilt with five raised bands, the margins of the boards are in ruled gilt. With more than 300 illustrations. BAL Intermediate State A, with the illustration on page 441 but with the later caption on page 443. BAL 3411. Ahearn APG 034c. A Near Fine book with minor rubbing to the extremities, a former owner's gift inscription dated 1888, and a tiny chip to the leather on the top corner of the rear board.
P.H. Sheridan. New York/Charles L. Webster & Company/1888
First edition. 8vo; 2 volumes., 500 pp; 486 pp. Bound in green cloth, with beautiful gilt decorations on the front boards and the spine, engraved frontispieces in each volume, 11 folding maps, and numerous other maps and portraits. Nevins 124. Near Fine with some offsetting on the title pages from the frontispieces, a few hints of wear to the edges of the boards, and a tiny crease to the corner of the final leaf in Volume I. A very handsome set.
Genre: Civil War History
Card, Orson Scott. New York/TOR/1985
First edition. 357 pp. Price of $13.95 on front flap of jacket. A Near Fine book with a tiny spot of discoloration to the fore-edge and a few traces of wear to the bottom edges of the boards in a sharp very near Fine dust jacket. A very attractive copy of this science fiction classic, winner of both the Hugo and Nebula Awards.
Genre: Science Fiction
Michael Shaara. New York/David McKay Company, Inc./1974
First edition. 374 pp. Price of $8.95 on front flap of the dust jacket. Broadfoot 521. A very near Fine book with two tiny bumps to the top edges of the boards in a Near Fine dust jacket with a small closed tear to the bottom of the front panel, and a small crease to the rear flap. A sharp copy of the 1975 Pulitzer Prize Winner, one of the most highly-regarded and popular historical novels centered around the Civil War.
Genre: Historical Fiction
Mari Sandoz. New York/Alfred A. Knopf/1942
First edition. 428 pp. Price of $3.50 on front flap of jacket. Fold-out map intact. Inscribed by Sandoz on the free front endpaper, with a hand-drawn illustration by the author. Noted for her use of words and language patterns reflective of the Lakota language, Sandoz's evocative biography is written from the perspective of the Lakota people. A Near Fine book with the usual darkening to the hinges and the pastedowns in a Near Fine dust jacket with a few hints of edge wear and minor age toning to the rear panel. A beautiful copy of what is widely considered to be Sandoz's best and most important work.
Genre: Native American History