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1 Dana, Richard H., Jr. Two Years Before The Mast.
Published by David McKay, CR 1916 Hard Cover 
by Macmillan, 415 pages. Front cover picture is starting to fade, corners bumped. Illustrated by Charles Pears, color frontis and color throughout. Literature, History,Ships, sailing, England. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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2 Eco, Umberto. Foucault's Pendulum.
Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1988, Hard Cover 
stated 1st trade edition, 641 pages. Dust jacket and book are very good. Translated from Italian by William Weaver. This is a mesmerizing narrative which challenges the reader to wrestle with a profus ion of paradoxes and mysteries - re: the Secret Plan of the Knights Templars - a medieval order that wend underground after it was abolished in the Middle Ages - possessing immense power and knowledge of the arcane. Fiction, literature. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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3 Gibran, Kahlil. The Prophet.
New York Al. Knopf, Hard Cover w/slipcase 
Slipcase and book very good+. Never read. Previous owner's name seal on three endpapers at front of book, black covers with white spine, gold and black circle on front cover. Title page date MCMLXXXIX (1989) CR 1923 and 1951, this edition first published Nov 1926, reprinted 28 times this 30th Oct 1989, 84 pages. Full page black and white illustrations. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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4 Haggard, H. Rider. She.
Published by Longmans Green, CR 1920, Hard Cover 
new impression, 310 pages. Blue covers, all good+. Thirty-two illustrations by Maurice Greiffenhagen and Charles H.M.Kerr. Literature. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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5 Hubbard, Elbert. The Note Book of Elbert Hubbard.
New York William Wise Hard Cover 
Dust jacket has tears. Mottos, Epigrams, Short Essays, Passages, Orphic Saying and Preachments. CR 1927 Roycrofters. Bookplate on front endpapers. Printed and made into a book by American Book, Stratford Press at their shops in New York. Coined from a life of love, laughter and work by a man who achieved greatly in Literature, Art, Philosophy, and Business. 208 pages with vi index. The Note Book is written by Hubbard and carefully preserved by his son. Green covers, all good+. This includes his "Message To Garcia". 
Price: 48.00 USD
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6 Saavedra, Miguel De Cervantes. The First Part of the Life and Achievements of the Renowned Don Quixote De La Mancha.
New York Random House Hard Cover w/slipcase 
This edition 1941, translated by Peter Motteux, illustrated with wood engravings by Hans Alexander Mueller, slipcased - sllight wear, book green covers with gilt embossing on spine and lettering. 567 pages. Text cuts black and white and color. The adventures of an eccentric hidalgo who adopted the name of Don Quixote de la Mancha when his brain became addled from reading too many romances on knighthood and he fell into one of the strangest conceits that every madman stumbled on in this world. 
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