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Bambi: A Life in the Woods by Felix Salten translated by Whittaker Chambers (1928) hardcover first edition book
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. Thompson (1971) first edition book
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Tragedy and Hope: A History of the World In Our Time by Carroll Quigley (1966) hardcover book
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Evolution of Expression Volume I - Revised by Charles Wesley Emerson (Hardcover, 1915)
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Television: A Guide for the Amateur by Sydney A. Moseley & Herbert McKay (1936) hardcover book
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Hardening Rock: An Organic Anthology of the Adolescence of Rock 'n Roll With an appreciative essay by X. J. Kennedy (1972) hardcover book
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Flame On! U.S. Incendiary Weapons, 1918-1945 by John Wyndham Mountcastle (1999) hardcover book
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The Secretary’s Handbook: A Manual of Correct Usage - Sixth Edition Completely Revised by Sarah Augusta Taintor and Kate M. Monro (1945)
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How to Tell the Birds From the Flowers: A Manual of Florinthology for Beginners - Verses and Illustrations by Robert Williams Wood (1907)
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The Bordern Murders: An Annotated Bibliography by Robert A. Flynn (1992) hardcover signed first edition book
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Davis Families of Early Roxbury and Boston by Samuel Forbes Rockwell (1932) first edition book
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The Peerless Speaker: A Practical Manual of Elocution and Oratory by Hon. William McKinley (1902) hardcover book
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Rogue's Gallery: 247 Professional Criminals of 19th Century America by Inspector Thomas Byrnes (1988) hardcover book
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The History of Psychotherapy Edited by Jan Ehrenwald, M.D. (1991) hardcover book
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Enfermedades de la mujer - Higiene del Embarazo y del Parto by Dr. J. M. Fontanals vintage spanish language health book (Softcover, 1948)
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The Gun and its Development: Ninth Edition by W. W. Greener (no date) hardcover book
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Midnight Feasts: Two Hundred & Two Salads and Chafing-Dish Recipes by May E. Southworth (1914) hardcover book
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