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1 Berendt, John Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: A Savannah Story
Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A. Random House Inc 1994 0679429220 / 9780679429227 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A suspenseful tale of a shooting death and its aftermath set in Savannah, Georgia, a hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks. This is a later printing with a number line running "I3579J86420." Note that the true first printing states "first edition" beneath a number line running "24689753." This is a fairly clean, crisp copy with no writing, marks, underlining, or bookplates. No remainder marks. Not an ex-library copy. Spine is tight and crisp. Boards are flat and true, and the corners are square. Boards do show some corner bumping and edge wear, the latter of which is especially noticeable on the lower edge and spine extreme. There is also some minor soiling to the textblock edge and the rear free endpaper as well as a pinhead-sized spot or two on the front free endpaper. Dust jacket is not price-clipped and shows only minor shelf wear. This collectible, very good+ / very good+ copy is protected with an archival mylar dust jacket cover. Satisfaction guaranteed! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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2 Berendt, John Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: A Savannah Story
Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A. Random House Inc 1994 0679429220 / 9780679429227 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A suspenseful tale of a shooting death and its aftermath set in Savannah, Georgia, a hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks. This is a later printing with a number line running "E98765432." Note that the true first printing states "first edition" beneath a number line running "24689753." This is a fairly clean, crisp copy with no writing, marks, underlining, or bookplates. No remainder marks. Not an ex-library copy. Spine is tight and crisp. Boards are flat and true, and the corners are square. Boards do show some corner bumping and edge wear, the latter of which is especially noticeable on the lower edge and spine extreme. There is also some minor soiling to the textblock edge and the rear free endpaper as well as a pinhead-sized spot or two on the front free endpaper. Dust jacket is not price-clipped and shows only minor shelf wear with a few very small nibs. This collectible, very good+ / very good+ copy is protected with an archival mylar dust jacket cover. Satisfaction guaranteed! 
Price: 42.00 USD
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3 Berendt, John Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: A Savannah Story **SIGNED**
Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A. Random House Inc 1994 0679429220 / 9780679429227 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
A suspenseful tale of a shooting death and its aftermath set in Savannah, Georgia, a hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks. This copy has been SIGNED by the author on the front free endpaper and includes a leaflet for a special edition cookie tin. The number line runs "198765432," but this is a later printing, as the true first printing states "first edition" beneath a number line running "24689753." This is a clean, crisp copy with no writing, marks, underlining, or bookplates. No remainder marks. Not an ex-library copy. Spine is tight and crisp. Boards are flat and true, and the corners are square. The book itself would be graded much higher, as it is near perfect condition save for a tear along the gutter of the rear pastedown endpaper. Dust jacket is not price-clipped and is in beautiful shape with virtually no wear. The front cover of the dust jacket bears a gold sticker reading "Autographed Copy." This collectible, very good+ / fine copy is protected with an archival mylar dust jacket cover. Satisfaction guaranteed! 
Price: 150.00 USD
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4 Brown, Dee Hear That Lonesome Whistle Blow
New York, NY, U.S.A. Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1977 0030169364 / 9780030169366 1st Edition Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First Edition stated, with correct number line sequence, no writing, marks, underlining, or bookplates. No remainder marks. Spine is tight and crisp. Boards are flat and true and the corners are square. Dust jacket is not price-clipped, with slight sun fading on dj spine. This collectible, " NEW" condition first edition/first printing copy is protected with a polyester archival dust jacket cover. Beautiful collectible copy. GIFT QUALITY 
Price: 47.50 USD
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5 Davison, Steven G.; Merwin, Jay G., Jr.; Capper, John; Power, Garrett; Shivers, Frank R. Chesapeake (Bay) Waters: Four Centuries of Controversy, Concern, and Legislation
Centreville, Maryland, U.S.A. Tidewater Pub 1997 0870335014 / 9780870335013 2nd Edition Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
SecondEdition stated, no writing, marks, underlining, or bookplates. No remainder marks. Spine is tight and crisp. Boards are flat and true and the corners are square. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. This collectible, " NEW" condition second edition/first printing copy is protected with a polyester archival dust jacket cover. Beautiful collectible copy. GIFT QUALITY 
Price: 29.95 USD
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6 Froncek, Thomas The City of Washington
Avenel, New Jersey, U.S.A. Wings Books 1992 0517073900 / 9780517073902 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 
Correct number line sequence, no writing, marks, underlining, or bookplates. No remainder marks. Spine is tight and crisp. Boards are flat and true and the corners are square. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. This collectible, " FINE" condition first edition/first printing copy is protected with a polyester archival dust jacket cover. Beautiful collectible copy. 
Price: 14.95 USD
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7 Jenkins, Peter Looking for Alaska
U.S.A. St. Martin's Press 2001 0312261780 / 9780312261788 1st Edition Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First Edition stated, with correct number line sequence, no writing, marks, underlining, or bookplates. No remainder marks. Spine is tight and crisp. Boards are flat and true and the corners are square. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. This collectible, " NEW" condition first edition/first printing copy is protected with a polyester archival dust jacket cover. Beautiful collectible copy. GIFT QUALITY 
Price: 25.95 USD
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8 Naipaul, V. S. A turn in the south
London Viking 1989 0670824151 / 9780670824151 1st Edition Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First Edition, with correct number line sequence, no writing, marks, underlining, or bookplates. No remainder marks. Spine is tight and crisp. Boards are flat and true and the corners are square. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. This collectible, " NEW" condition first edition/first printing copy is protected with a polyester archival dust jacket cover. Beautiful collectible copy. GIFT QUALITY 
Price: 49.95 USD
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9 Naipaul, V.S. A Turn in the South
Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A. Alfred a Knopf Inc 1989 0394564774 / 9780394564777 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Nobel Prize-winner's travelogue of the American South. Stated first trade edition. This is a beautiful, apparently unread copy with no writing, marks, underlining, or bookplates. No remainder marks. Spine is tight and crisp. Boards are flat and true, and the corners are square. The front free endpaper has a dark 1/2" X 3" imprint of some sort, but there is no associated damage. Dust jacket is not price-clipped and shows minimal, if any, wear. No tears, no fading! This collectible, near fine, first edition/first printing copy is protected with an archival mylar dust jacket cover. Satisfaction guaranteed! 
Price: 55.00 USD
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10 Shomette, Donald G. Tidewater Time Capsule: History Beneath the Patuxent
Centreville, Maryland, U.S.A. Tidewater Pub 1995 0870334638 / 9780870334634 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
An account of the underwater survey of the Patuxent River and the search for a flotilla lost after a battle with the British during the War of 1812. Stated first edition. This is a beautiful copy that is in pristine condition save for some very, very slight wear to the lower spine cover. The pages are crisp, clean, and bright white with no writing, marks, underlining, or bookplates. No remainder marks. Not an ex-library copy. Spine is tight and crisp. Corners are square, and the boards are clean, flat and true. Dust jacket is not price-clipped ($29.95) and is likewise in beautiful condition with no mentionable wear. This is very near to an 'as new' copy and will make a lovely addition to any Chesapeake or U.S. maritime collection. This collectible, near fine/fine, first edition/first printing copy is protected with an archival mylar dust jacket cover. Satisfaction guaranteed! 
Price: 42.50 USD
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11 Wennersten, John R. The Chesapeake: An Environmental Biography
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A. The Maryland Historical Society 2000 0938420755 / 9780938420750 1st Edition Hardcover New New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First Edition, no writing, marks, underlining, or bookplates. No remainder marks. Spine is tight and crisp. Boards are flat and true and the corners are square. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. This collectible, " NEW" condition first edition/first printing copy is protected with a polyester archival dust jacket cover. Scarce important environmental book. Beautiful collectible copy. GIFT QUALITY 
Price: 79.95 USD
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