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1 Broads and Rivers of Norfolk Including Great Yarmouth, Norwich, Cromer Sheringham and the Coast; Maps, Plans and Illustrations 
London Ward, Lock & Co Hard Copy Good+ Good+ 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Ward, Lock & Co, London, no date. 159 numbered pages. No indication of edition. Based on contents, it was published after 1954. The book is in Good+ condition: the 3 fold-out maps are in VG+ condition. The dust jacket is in Good+ condition: a 1" by 1/2" by 1/2" chip missing from rear, and a 3/4" tear at top of spine. 
Price: 7.75 USD
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2 Londoner's New York Fay, E. Stewart
London Methuen & Co. 1936 First Edition Hard Copy Good+ Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
235 pages. Book is in Good+ condition: foxing and stains on end pages; binding is tight and pages are otherwise clean. Dust jacket is in Good condition: chips and tears along edges; front flap taped to rest of dust jacket. From the dust jacket: "New York and London are running a neck-and-neck race for the titles of world's greatest city. Here a Londoner who has known New York for many years presents a pricture and an appraisal of his own city's great rival. In a book at once intimate and authoritative he deals not only with its fantastic aspect and its fascinating past but also with its social structure. Among the thousand and one topics touched upon are the saga of the Astors, Tammany Hall, negro life in Harlem, the planning of a metropolis, relics of British rule, the crime situation, the evoluation of the skyscraper; shops, theatres, prisons, express highways; and friendliness to Britain. There are some unusual photographs." 
Price: 7.50 USD
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3 Might of Nations; World Politics in Our Time Stoessinger, John G. - SIGNED BY AUTHOR
New York, New York, U.S.A. Random House 1964 Hard Copy Near Fine Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Signed by Author
475 pages. Signed by author on half-title page. Later printing. Foreword by Arthur N. Holcombe. This book was awarded the 1963 Bancroft Prize in International Relations. Book is in Near Fine condition - bookplate on interior front board. Dust jacket is in Very Good condition - a few light chips on edge, and light rubbining. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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4 Seattle: The Nation's Most Beautiful City Lowney, Paul
Arlington, Washington, USA Ellis Postcard Co. 1961 Soft Cover Near Very Good 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
Ellis Postcard Co., Arlington, 1961. Soft cover. 24 unnumbered pages. Consists of 37 illustrations, including the front and back covers, mostly of photographs of Seattle, each accompanied by a brief description, and some additional text about Seattle. Oblong measuring about 6" high by just under 9" wide. Near Very Good condition: very light edge wear and corner wear. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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5 The Dock Street Theatre: A Guide and a Brief Resume of the Theatre in Charleston, S. C. From 1730 Robinson, Emmett
Charleston, South Carolina, USA Footlight Players, Inc. 1975 Soft Cover Very Good+ 24mo - over 5" - 5" tall 
16 pages. Describes the history of the Dock Street Theatre in Charleston, South Carolina. Numerous illustrations, including photographs, maps, and drawings. Book is in Very Good+ condition. 
Price: 4.50 USD
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6 Where the Flame Trees Bloom Ada, Alma Flor - FIRST EDITION INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR
New York, New York, U.S.A. Atheneum Books for Young Readers 1994 0689319002 / 9780689319006 Stated 1st Edition Hard Copy Very Good+ Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Martorell, Antonio Inscribed By Author
75 pages. Inscribed by author on front fly leaf as follows: "To Natalie May joy and beauty generosity and peace bloom always in your life! Love Alma Ada." Stated 1st edition. 2nd printing. Book is in Very Good+ condition: light edge wear; binding is tight and square, and pages are clean and bright. Dust jacket is in Good condition: 1-3/8" tear on bottom edge, and several small tears and chips on edges. From the dust jacket: "Noted author Alma Flor Ada offers young readers eleven stories from her own childhood in Cuba - true stories about relatives and friends and the hacienda where she grew up for much of her elementary years. And they are remarkable stories indeed, whether about her blind, uneducated great-grandmother who, as the members of her vast family disovered, knew well the grammar of generosity and the mathematics of love; or about the hired hand, Samone, whose gifts to the family included not just his hard work but a gift of music; or about her grandfather Modesto, who so wisely placed a higher value on human relationships that on his fortune in the banks. These are but a few of the tales that evoke a strong sense of Cuba...." 
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