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96TH ILLINOIS VOLUNTEER INFANTRY OF JO DAVIESS AND LAKE COUNTIES
Written by Paul Lavern Evans.
Stock no. 1812673
1st 1999. Very good condition.

Chickamauga; Lookout Mountain; Resaca; Kennesaw Mountain; Atlanta; Franklin; Nashville. Blue cardwraps. ISBN: 0967688906. SIGNED by the author with personal dedication to title page. Accompanying note tipped in to inside front cover. Covers creased. Contents clean.
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UNHEEDED WARNING THE INSIDE STORY OF AMERICAN EAGLE FLIGHT 4184
Written by Stephen A. Fredrick.
Stock no. 2121755
Published by Airlife; McGraw-Hill. 1st USA 1996. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Professional airline pilot Stephen A. Fredrick offers an inside account of Flight 4184 - an accurate, balanced, sensitive investigation of an air disaster over Indiana in the fall of 1994. ISBN: 0070219516. Wrapper has original (American) price cut off front flap and UK Airlife sticker stuck to front flap. Distributed by Airlife sticker over 'McGraw-Hill' publishing information on title page.
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THE DEMOCRATIC FOREST
Written by William Eggleston; Eudora Welty. Illustrated by William Eggleston.
Stock no. 1811901
Published by Doubleday. 1st USA 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

US Edition. A modern epic. This monumental work consists of many thousands of colour photographs made during the eighties by distinguished American photographer, William Eggleston. The book contains one hundred and fifty images from this vast project, which has been sequenced in an almost autobiographical narrative. Introduction by Eudora Welty. Large oblong format. Grey cloth, silver title to spine and blind title to front. 176 pages. ISBN: 0385266510. Front hinge pulled to top half between free front endpaper and half-title page. Very faint browning to page margins. Otherwise a fine copy. Dustwrapper is browned at spine.
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CONVAIR B-36: A COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF AMERICA'S "BIG STICK"
Written by Meyers K. Jacobsen.
Stock no. 1811696
Published by Schiffer Military History; Schiffer Aviation History. 1st 1997. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A collaborative effort edited and co-authored by Meyers Jacobsen exploring the history of one of SAC's air giants, the six-engine Convair B-36. Large format. Beige cloth boards, black titles. Marbled endpapers. B/w photos throughout. 400 pages. ISBN: 0764305301. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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SOUTH CAROLINA BIRD LIFE
Written by Alexander Sprunt; E. Burnham Chamberlain. Illustrated by Francis Lee Jaques; John Henry Dick; Roger Tory Peterson; et al..
Stock no. 2118321
Published by University of South Carolina Press. 1970. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Cream +cloth boards, gilt titles. Revised edition with a supplement. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0872491234. Tape marks to endpapers. Browning to some pages. Wrapper is unevenly browned/faded with some grubby marks; tear hole to rear panel.
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THE AUDUBON SOCIETY ENCYCLOPEDIA OF NORTH AMERICAN BIRDS
Written by John K. Terres.
Stock no. 1607455
Published by Alfred A. Knopf. 1st thus 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Pale cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos and b/w illustrations. 1109 pages. ISBN: 0394466519. Spine and corners bumped. Wrapper edge creased.
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FLORIDA BIRD LIFE
Written by Alexander Sprunt. Illustrated by Francis Lee Jaques; John Henry Dick.
Stock no. 1607440
Published by Coward-McCann Inc.. 1954. Very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt titles. Based upon and supplementary to 'Florida Bird Life' by Arthur H. Howell published in 1932. Colour plates from original paintings by Jaques and Dick. 527 pages. Some scuffing to cloth covering boards. Scattered foxing, affecting margins and verso of plates especially. Contents generally clean and bright.
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A FIELD GUIDE TO WARBLERS OF NORTH AMERICA
Written by Jon L. Dunn; Kimball L. Garrett.
Stock no. 1607346
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. c. 1997. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Peterson Field Guide series. Colour illustrations. 656 pages. ISBN: 0395389712. Third printing.
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LOUISIANA BIRDS
Written by George H. Lowery. Illustrated by Robert E. Tucker.
Stock no. 1607345
Published by Louisiana State University Press. 2nd 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Revised second edition. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine, and bird vignette to front. Colour and b/w illustrations. 567 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Tape marks to endpapers. Wrapper is edge creased, and wrinkled to spine.
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WAR PRIMER
Written by Bertolt Brecht.
Stock no. 2117989
Published by Libris. 1998. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Translated and edited with an Afterword and notes by John Willett. During his exile from his native Germany in the Second World War, in Sweden, Finland and in the USA, Brecht cut out striking war photographs from newspapers and magazines, kept them in a portfolio and either, immediately or later, wrote acerbic, satirical, angry and often poignant four-line poems to accompany them. Now some 50 years after it was completed, it appears in English translation. ISBN: 1870352211. A few light marks to endpapers. Wrapper is edge-creased with a little browning.
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BIRDS OF AMERICA
Written by T. Gilbert Pearson; John Burroughs. Illustrated by Louis Agassiz Fuertes.
Stock no. 1811197
Published by Doubleday & Company, Inc.. Circa 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A beautifully illustrated and competently written book on the subject of birds in America. Dark green cloth spine with gilt title, light green sides with gilt vignette to front. Colour illustrations and b/w photos and text drawings. ISBN: 0385000243. Top and tail of spine shelf worn. Tape marks to endpapers. Contents clean. Dustwrapper lightly edge-worn and slightly faded to spine.
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THE BIRDS OF MICHIGAN
Written by James Granlund; Gail A. McPeek; Raymond J. Adams; et al. Illustrated by Cyndy Callog; John Felsing; Heiner Hertling; et al..
Stock no. 1811193
Published by Indiana University Press. 1st 1994. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A comprehensive survey of Michigan's birds with species accounts for more than 400 birds seen in the state. Large format. Pink cloth boards, gilt title to spine on blue title block. Full page colour illustrations. xv and 358 pages including index. ISBN: 025330122x. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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