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201 Baring, Maurice. R.F.C. H.Q., 1914-1918.
London: G. Bell and Sons, 1920. First Edition. 
Octavo, black cloth (hardcover), [iv], 315 pp. Very Good; bookplate, four or five small speckles on rear cover, light foxing along edges of text block. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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202 Barker, Maria Guitian. The History of Miami through the Eyes of a Rotarian.
N.l.: Xlibris Corp., (2008). First Edition. 
Inscribed and signed by James J. Hutson, M.D., the subject of the book. Octavo, gray boards, 59 pp. Photos. Fine in dust jacket. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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203 Barker, Mrs. Sale. Lily's Scrap-Book. With One Hundred and Twenty Pictures.
London: George Routledge and Sons, 1877. 
16mo, decorated green cloth, bevelled edges, 128 pp. Illustrations throughout. Near-Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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204 Barker, Ralph. The Schneider Trophy Races.
London: Chatto and Windus, 1971. 
Octavo, turquoise boards (hardcover), gilt letters, 272 pp. Very Good, with a former-owner bookplate; in a mylar protected dust jacket that has been reinforced with tape to its underside and has light edgewear. From dust jacket: The first contest for the Schneider Trophy was no more than a single and apparently minor item in a 14 day hydro-aeroplane meeting at Monaco in April 1913; yet within ten years it had become the most coveted of all air prizes, the greatest international speed race of all time. Dominated at first by France, it was very nearly won outright by Italy -- three wins in five years was what was required -- in the years immediately after the first World War. A flying-boat modified by a young man named R. J. Mitchell saved the trophy at Naples in 1922, but in 1923 the Americans, fielding a well-trained military team and flying the incomparable Curtiss racer, outclassed all their rivals and carried off the trophy. Winning again at Baltimore in 1925, they seemed certain to capture the prize outright. But then came the Italians' greatest moment as the firms of Macci and Fiat achieved the miracle of producing in seven months a new monoplane which defeated the seemingly unbeatable Curtiss bilanes at Hampton Roads, Virginia. A British victory at Venice brought the contest to England in 1929 for the first time for six years, and a thrilling race in which a new Supermarine design was powered for the first time by a Rolls-Royce engine ended in another British victory. The political, technical and economic background to the challenges of the various countries had been a fascinating one throughout, and now the need for economy decided the British Government against further offical participation -- a decision already taken by the United States. How Lady Houston kept Britain's chances alive with a git of 100,00, and how Britain finally secured the trophy, makes a draamtic climax to a unique story of human progress and endeavour. 
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205 Barker, Richard; Editor. The Fatal Caress...and Other Accounts of English Murders from 1551 to 1888. With a Preface by Anthony Boucher.
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1947. First Edition, First Printing. 
Octavo, blue cloth & olive leatherette, xiii, 210 pp. Very Good+, with former-owner signature and very light edgewear. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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206 Barks, Carl; Kurtz, Gary; Lucas, George; Barks, Gare. Uncle Scrooge McDuck.
Celestial Arts, 1981. Number 1876 of 5000, with signed lithograph by Carl Barks. 
Folio, full leather (hardcover), full-color paper illus. to upper cover, gilt letters & decorations, ribbon marker. Near-Fine, with slight foxing (age darkened spotting) to page edges. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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207 Barnard, Susan Kessler. Buckhead, A Place for All Time: A History of the Community.
Atlanta History Center, (2009). (Revised) Second Edition. 
Octavo, black cloth (hardcover), 316 pp. Fine (As New) in a Fine (As New) dust jacket. From dust jacket: Buckhead: A Place for All Time is a poignant look at a community and its people, enhanced by personal anecdotes, family histories, and photographs. The history begins with the Indians who lived along the Chattahoochee River at PEachtree Creek prior to the arrival of white settlers. During the War of 1812, Federal Soldiers appeared at the Creek Indian village of Standing Peachtree to build a fort and a boat yard. Following the cession of the Creek land to the federal government in 1821, settlers such as the Montgomerys, Howells, Paces, Cheshires, Moores, and Irbys came and established ferries, mills, farms, and taverns. By 1838, the community was known as Buck's Head. The Civil War disrupted Buckhead when it beame a battleground for Nothern and Southern soldiers. At war's end, more people arrived, making the area a residentail community, and a small commercial center. During this period, newly created black neighborhoods took root in Buckhead. In the early 1900s, wealthy families of Atlanta discovered Buckhead and began to build mansions on West Paces Ferry and Peachtree roads. As the population flourished, additional churches, schools and businesses were established... 
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208 Barnes, C. H. Shorts Aircraft since 1900.
London: Putnam / Aero Publishers, 1967. First Edition. 
Octavo, blue cloth (hardcover), x, 532 pp. Photos., illustrations. Bookplate; otherwise, Fine; in dust jacket with protective mylar wrapper. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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209 Barnes, Elmer Tracey. The Motion-Picture Comrades' along the Orinoco. Or, Facing Perils in the Tropics.
Chicago: The Saalfield Publishing Company, 1917. 
Octavo, illustrated boards (hardcover), 181 pp. Fair, with rubbing to spine that includes a couple of chips, and page edges somewhat wormed (not affecting text). 
Price: 10.00 USD
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210 Barnet, Miguel. Afro-Cuban Religions. Translated from Spanish by Christine Renata Ayorinde.
Princeton: Markus Wiener Publishers, (2001). First American Edition. 
Octavo, softbound, viii + 160 + [i] pp. Photos, illus. Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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211 Baroni, Daniel. The Furniture of Gerrit Thomas Rietveld.
New York: Barron's (1978). First American Edition. 
Square octavo, cloth, 178 pp. Photos. Near-Fine in a slightly chipped dust jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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212 Barratt, P. J. Grand Bahama.
Newton Abbot, Devon, Eng.: David & Charles, (1972). The Island Series. First Edition. 
Octavo, turquoise boards (hardcover), 206 pp. Three maps (one folding), photos., illus. Fine in dust jacket with mylar protector. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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213 Barrett, Mary Franklin. Common Exotic Trees of South Florida (Diotyledons).
Gainesville: University of florida Press, 1956. First Edition. 
Octavo, cloth, xii, 414 pp. Photos, illus. Very Good; light wear. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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214 Barrett, Ward. The Sugar Hacienda of the Marqueses del Vale.
Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, (1970). First Edition. 
Quarto, cloth, [vi], 147 pp. Illus. The subject of the study is the Cortes plantation, which was established on the outskirts of Cuernavaca, Mexico, in about 1535 by Hernan Cortes. Fine in dust jacket. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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215 Barrie, J. M. A Window in Thrums.
New York: F. M. Lupton Publishing Company, 1892. 
The Bijou Series, No. 77, October, 1892. Duodecimo, softbound, 199 pp. Very Good; several minor chips to perimeter of front cover. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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216 Barrie, J. M. Auld Licht Idylls.
New York: F. M. Lupton Publishing Company, 1892. 
The Bijou Series, No. 76, September, 1892. Duodecimo, printed wrappers, 187 pp., ads. Fair; some chipping to front and rear covers, front cover is detaching along front joint. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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217 Barrow, John, Junr. Excursions in the North of Europe, Through Parts of Russia, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, and Norway, in the Years 1830 & 1833.
London: John Murray, 1834. First Edition. 
Octavo, leather (hardcover), gilt letters and decoration to spine, marbled endpapers, marbled edges, 9 plates, 2 folding maps, 380 pp. Fair; cracks to top two inches of joints and light foxing. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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218 Barrow, Russell. Birds of Trinidad & Tobago: A Photographic Atlas.
Port of Spain, Trinidad: Media & Editorial Projects Ltd. (MEP), (1994). First Edition. 
Oblong quarto, blue cloth (hardcover), 121 pp. Color photos throughout, maps. Fine in dust jacket with mylar protector. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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219 Barrows, Marjorie. Pudgy, the Little Black Bear. Pictures by Clarence Biers. A Glowing-Eye Book.
New York: Rand McNally & Co., 1948. 
Square duodecimo; slick, color illus. brown boards (hardcover); bear illustrating cover, diecut with button-shaped 3D bear head poking through. Spine separating, upper hinge weak; otherwise, the book is bright & clean. Pictures gladly sent upon request. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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220 Barry, A. Neville. In Memory of a Place... Anna Maria Island, Florida. Illustrations by Lucille Blankenship.
Published by the Author, (1980). 
Octavo, paperbound (stiff, stapled illus. wrappers), 23 pp. Near-Fine, with age darkened edges. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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