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    Zabriskie, George A.:  A Little About Washington Irving.  Ormond Beach, Florida: Self-published, 1945. First separate edition. . Near fine in light blue-gray cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the front board and with printed end sheets. An octavo measuring 9" by 6" with faint staining to the upper fore corner of the front board. In a very good+, unclipped (no price) dust jacket with a 1/4" deep chip at the upper edge of the spine area which is also slightly faded. A presentation copy signed and inscribed by Edward C. Zabriskie (under the author's printed name) to the recipients who "honored Washington Irving High School through unique service." 19 pages of text with a frontispiece portrait of Washington Irving and with seven reproductions of early works of art and black and white photographs. This is a reprint of an article which first appeared in the January Bulletin of The New York Historical Society.
    TB26915  $12.00

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    Zamperini with Helen Itria, Louis:  Devil At My Heels The Story of Louis Zamperini.  New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc., c1956, 1961. Fourth Printing of Nov., 1961. Very good+ in red paper covered boards with black text on the spine and a black and red title block on the front board. A small octavo of 8 by 5 3/8 inches with two very short closed tears to the ends of the spine; a notation in ink on the front paste down and a prior owner's address label on the first free end page and an address correction in pencil. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with small chips from the lower edges of the front panel, a 3/4 inch closed tear at the upper rear corner of the front panel at the fold to the spine area, shallow chipping at the upper edge of the spine area which is also faded. Signed by the author on the first free end page without an inscription or a date. 251 pages of text and with a foreword by Billy Graham. Illustrated with a frontispiece from a black and white photograph of the author standing with Billy Graham and with 14 plates scattered through the text all from photographs and 3 line art images.
    TB32427  $175.00

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    Zebrowski, George:  Macrolife.  Norwalk, Conn.: The Easton Press, 1990. Collector's Edition. Fine in full light brown leather covered boards with three raised bands on the spine with gilt text and decorations stamped in the compartments and with gilt tool work on both the front and rear boards. The end papers are silk with a matching silk placement ribbon sewn-in at the head of the spine. All three edges of the text block are in gilt. An octavo measuring 9" by 6" deep containing 279 pages of text. Signed by the author on the second free end page and laid-in is the two page notes from the publisher. Illustrated with drawings by Rick Sternbach and with an introduction by Ian Watson. One of the volumes in The Easton Press' collection of Masterpieces of Science Fiction. A very handsome, tight, clean copy with no names, dates, notations or former owner's book plates.
    TB27353  $65.00

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    Zempel, Edward N. and Linda A. Verkler:  First Editions: A Guide to Identification.  Peoria: The Spoon River Press, 1995. Third Edition, First Printing. Fine in red cloth covered boards with gilt text stampings on the front boards and on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 1/2 by 5 1/4 inches.. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. The definitive source for determining publisher's methods of designating first editions. Containing nearly 4,200 trade and academic publishers. 515 pages of text. A handsome, clean and tight copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB32436  $75.00

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    Zimmerman, David R.:  To Save a Bird in Peril.  New York: Coward, McCann & Geo, 1975. First Edition, First printing. Very near fine in light blue cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine and front board with slight fading to the edges of the boards and spine ends and with light dust staining to the top edge of the text block. In a very good+ dust jacket with very light wear to the spine ends and lightly faded on the spine area. An advance review copy with photographs of the author and materials from the publisher laid-in. With a forward by S. Dillon Ripley.
    TB08273  $16.00

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    Zollikofer, G. J. [George Joachim]:  Exercises of Piety: or, Mediations On The Principal Doctrines And Duties Of Religion For The Use Of Enlightened And Virtuous Christians.  Worcester, Mass.: Isaiah Thomas, Jun., 1803. First Edition. Very good+ in light brown, full leather covered boards with gilt text on a black leather spine label and with four gilt rules on the spine. A 16mo measuring 6 5/8 by 4 1/16 inches with the leather over the heel of the spine chipped to a depth of 1/3 inch and with wear and rubbing to the leather at the tips of the boards. The joints are starting at the lower 1 1/2" of the spine. There is an early prior owner's name (Abigail Abbot) on the front paste down and the first few pages of the preliminaries have a dampness stain in the lower margins. 192 pages of text followed by an eight page subscription proposal by the publisher for another title by Zollikofer.
    TB29052  $100.00

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    Zug, James:  American Traveler The Life and Adventures of John Ledyard. The Man Who Dreamed of Walking The World.  New York: Basic Books, 2005. First Edition, First printing. Fine in brown and tan paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine with a small stamped foot print on the rear paste down. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. John Ledyard (1751-1789) was an adventurer, explorer, an iconoclast and a bit of an oddity. A man of incredible intelligence and great influence. Ledyard had the support and trust of such luminaries as Lafayette, Ben Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Robert Morris, James Cook and Joseph Banks. 286 pages of text.
    TB24762  $25.00

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