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201 Mathews, William Wit and Humor: Their Use and Abuse
Chicago, IL S. C. Griggs and Company 1888 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Green cloth with gilt titles to spine. Boards show mild rubbing and edge wear with some mild soiling to bottom half of front board. Previous owner's blind stamp at bottom corner of first page, along with penciled name and date. Very occasional pencil marks in margins. Binding sound. 397 pages. An odd & unusual academic look at the use humor, and its misuse as well. Sprinkled throughout with examples, including epigrams, puns, repartee, etc. and with the funny final chapter title: "Men Who Lack the Sense of Humor. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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202 Maugham, Somerset A Writer's Notebook
Garden City, New York Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1949 Hardcover Good Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Bumped corners. Damp stain to front board. Spine bowed at head. Unmarked pages are clean and crisp. Binding straight and tight. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with a few spots of mild soiling to rear panel. Chipping with small bits lost at extremities. Dust jacket in mylar cover. 367 pages. First trade edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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203 Maugham, W. Somerset The Moon and Sixpence
New York Modern Library 1919 Hardcover Very Good Plus Very Good Plus Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Green cloth boards with black title blocks and gilt titles. Faint bump to top front corner. Tiny black spot at bottom edge of rear board. Light bumps to tail of spine. Dust jacket rubbed with mild chipping at extremities. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 341 pages plus ML index in rear. 1950 reprint with 405 titles in dust jacket; Toledano binding style 8; $1.95 price in jacket. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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204 May, Sophie Little Prudy's Flyaway Series [Complete in Six Volumes] Illustrated
Boston Lee and Shepard 1873 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 16mo - over 5 - 6 
Aunt Madge's Story, 1871; 214 pages. Little Folks Astray, 1872; 203 pages. Little Grandfather, 1873; 221 pages. Little Grandmother, 1870; 202 pages. Miss Thistledown, 1873; 205 pages. Prudy Keeping House, 1870; 192 pages. Six small hardcovers, 6 1/4 x 4 1/2 inches (approx.), title page vignettes, black and white illustrations; embossed green cloth with spines decorated in gilt, boards are rubbed and edge worn, gilt rubbed and fading on spine, corners occasionally beginning to wear through and occasionally beginning to fray at spine ends, five volumes have a brief gift inscription in front end paper, internal hinges intact and unbroken in all six volumes, pages lightly toned with age, some bindings a little tender. Rebecca Sophia Clarke (1833-1906), also known as Sophie May, was an American author of children's fiction. Using her nieces and nephews as inspiration, she wrote realistic stories about children. She wrote 45 books between 1860 and 1903. The most popular being the Little Prudy books. Clarke was called "the Dickens of the nursery". The children in her books were often naughty and uninhibited. She was one of the first authors to write stories for children that depicted them realistically with all their humor, imagination and mischievousness, unlike the impossibly perfect children of previous fiction. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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205 Maynard, C. J. Butterflies of New England; with Original Descriptions of One Hundred and Six Species, Accompanied by Eight Lithographic Plates, in Which are Given at Least Two Hand-Colored Figures of Each Species.
Boston C. J. Maynard 1886 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Cloth; IV, 65, [3] pages; Eight color lithographic plates. Brown cloth with gilt stamped titles, beveled edges, boards rubbed with scuffing to rear, corners and spine ends with heavier wear, spine end fraying, floral end papers, pages toned with very occasional smudge or sign of wear, binding sound. Eight stunning tissue guarded color lithographs, each with multiple illustrations. In addition to being and ornithologist and naturalist, Charles Johnson Maynard was a collector, a taxidermist, and an expert on the vocal organs of birds. In addition to birds, he also studied mollusks, moss, gravestones and insects, including butterflies. He published many books himself, unusual for the period because they contained color plates produced by a process that Maynard invented. 
Price: 325.00 USD
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206 McCarthy, Mary Memories of a Catholic Girlhood
New York, NY Harcourt, Brace & Company 1957 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9 
First edition stated; 245 pages, 8 pages of black and white photographs; light edge wear, toned pages, price clipped dust jacket with light edge wear and a couple of tiny closed edge tears, lightly sunned spine. Unusual autobiography of distinguished novelist and short story writer, cast in the form of eight connected episodes. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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207 McManus, Blanche Gerard Our Little Belgian Cousin
Boston, MA L. C. Page & Company 1911 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Ocher cloth with illustration and titles in red, blue, yellow and black. Mild wear at extremities. Occasional spots of light soil or smudging. Clean, unmarked pages. Sound binding. 106 pages plus ads. Illustrated by the author with six sepia tones plates bordered in yellow. Tissue guard at frontis. Part of the Little Cousin Series. From 1901 until around 1933, publisher L.C. Page produced this high-end children's series with at least 53 titles, each representing a different country. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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208 McMurtry, Larry All My Friends Are Going to Be Strangers
New York, New York, U.S.A. Simon and Schuster 1972 0671211609 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Black cloth boards with light wear at extremities. Some faint damp stains to front board. Mild rubbing and edge wear to dust jacket. A bit of chipping at spine ends and tiny closed tear to top front edge. Dust jacket now in mylar cover. 286 pages. Red end papers. First printing stated. McMurtry's fifth novel, and the second of his Danny Deck books. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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209 McMurtry, Larry The Colonel and Little Missie: Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley, and the Beginnings of Superstardom in America
New York, New York, U.S.A. Simon & Schuster 2005 0743271718 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Dust jacket in mylar. 245 pages. Black & white photos. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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210 McMurtry, Larry Still Wild: Short Fiction of the American West 1950 to the Present
New York, New York, U.S.A. Simon & Schuster 2000 0684868822 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
414 pages. Short stories. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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211 Mendoza, George A Beastly Alphabet
New York, New York, U.S.A. Grosset & Dunlap 1969 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Low, Joseph 
Sun darkened strip along top edge of boards. Dust jacket has a couple of small closed tears to rear panel with some mild creases. Sun darkened around edges. Now in protective mylar cover. Oblong. Unnumbered pages. From Antalops a-leaping to yelping Yenas and deserted Zorils, twenty-six creatures from medieval bestiaries are engaged in unusual activities. Fantastical illustrations by Caldecott honored artist, Joseph Low. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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212 Metcalf, Harold The Magic of Telephone Evangelism
Atlanta, Georgia Southern Union Conference of Seventh Day Adventists 1967 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9 
448 pages. Green cloth with gilt titles to spine. Boards are clean and square. Clean, unmarked pages. Binding straight and tight. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with a bit of chipping and small creases at extremities. Short chipped tear at tail of front spine hinge. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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213 Meyer, Verna Verna Meyer's Cook Book for Men and Women Who Cook for Men: Volume II
Self Published Soft cover Good Soft cover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Undated, but a little research, and the author photo would put it at about the mid 1960s. Spiral bound with heavy stock covers of blue. Covers are rubbed and edge worn with some chipping and light creases. Unmarked pages are clean and crisp with a little age toning at the edges. Binding sound. 89 pages with occasional black & white illustrations. Signed by the author on the first page. From the simple to gourmet, recipes are organized alphabetically within each of the four chapters. Includes instructions for how to light a good barbecue, and helpful hints are sprinkled throughout. A chapter at the end instructs one on how to practice hostmanship. Charming, kitchy and with some fabulous recipes from Miss Verna. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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214 Michener, James A. Chesapeake (Volume I Only)
Norwalk, Connecticut Easton Press 1989 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Phillips, Alan 
Scattered light water spots to top gilt edges and a bit of scuffing to bottom edges. Else fine. Red leather decorated in gilt. Banded spine. All edges gilt. Moire end papers. Ribbon marker. 404 pages. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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215 Miller, Caroline Lamb in His Bosom
Franklin Center, PA Franklin Library 1978 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Descombes, Roland 
Full brown leather decorated with gilt. Banded spine. All edges gilt. Moire end papers. Ribbon bookmark. Ding to bottom front edge with a bit of edge wear to bottom of boards. Hint of scuffing to gilt of fore edges. Fresh, unopened binding. 324 pages. Miller's 1933 novel won the Pulitzer Prize in 1934. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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216 Milne, A. A. Now We Are Six -- Publisher's Dummy
London Methuen & Co. 1927 Special Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Shepard, Ernest H. 
Publisher's Dummy: Dedication and Introduction are blank. 26 pages of text and illustration followed by a couple dozen blank pages. Red cloth boards with gilt titles and decorations. Boards are heavily rubbed, especially at extremities. Corners bumped. Previous owner's names and inscriptions in front end papers. Front hinge split about two inches from bottom. Pages show handling wear and smudges and occasional soiling. In several of the blank pages in the rear a child of long ago has added text and drawings from a collection of Enid Blyton poems and from the original Winnie the Pooh. Binding is fragile, but intact. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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217 Milton Meltzer Dorothea Lange: A photographer's life
New York, NY Farrar Straus Giroux 1978 0374143234 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9 
399 pages, numerous black and white photographs; gray cloth boards are sunned along edges, faint musty odor, dust jacket edge worn with sunned spine, a little damp staining visible along edges on back side only. Dorothea Lange is best known as the graphic chronicler of rural Americans who were victims of the Depression of the thirties. Her photographs such as "Migrant Mother" became mythic symbols in their time and today are seen worldwide in exhibits of classic photography. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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218 Moerbeek, Kees Alfred Hitchcock: The Master of Suspense: A Pop-up Book
Little Simon 2006 0689875959 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Full number line, pictorial covers representing scenes from Hitchcock films, boards rubbed with scuffing along edges, all moving parts undamaged and in perfect working order with the exception of one tear on the Vertigo page which has been repaired with clear tape, a few pages have a light bump to bottom corner. One pop-up scene each for Sabateur, Vertigo, Psycho, The Birds, Marnie, Torn Curtain, and Frenzy. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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219 Moffat, Alfred Little Songs of Long Ago
Philadelphia, PA David McKay 1912 Hardcover Good No Jacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Le Mair, H. Willebeek 
Oblong. Yellow cloth boards with paste-down oval cover illustration and gilt titles. Boards rubbed and soiled. Paste-down scuffed and scratched. Fraying at extremities. Foxing and browning to end papers. Pages contain occasional smudges, spots of soiling or handling wear, but are otherwise bright and crisp. Binding straight and sound. Unpaginated but table of contents has final song on page 63. Thirty songs, each with an accompanying full page color illustration. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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220 Morey, Walt Gentle Ben
New York, NY E. P. Dutton & Company 1965 0525304290 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Schoenherr, John Signed by Author(s)
Reprint; 8.5 x 5.75 inches; 191 pages; illustrated; signed by the author on front free end paper and inscribed thus: "Best wishes to Beth, Dan and John. Walt Morey 1989." Blue boards with black bear on front, boards edge worn, unmarked pages are clean, crisp and bright, binding straight and sound. Bright, crisp dust jacket with very light wear at extremities, 6 inch long scratch to front panel, spot of light soil at top rear corner. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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221 Morgan, Lane Greetings from Washington: A Glimpse At the Past Through Postcards
Portland, OR Graphic Arts Center Pub Co 1988 0932575692 Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Bump to top rear corner. Gift inscription in front end paper. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with mild curling at edges. Short closed tear to top rear edge. 112 pages. Profusely illustrated with color reproductions of postcard images of Washington state. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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222 Munn, Charles Clark Rockhaven
Boston Lee & Shepard 1902 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9 Frank T. Merrill 
Green cloth with gilt titles and decoration and paste-down illustration on front board. Corners bumped. Mild rubbing and edge wear to boards. Spine is sun darkened. Private library book plate in front end paper from the library of Lear VanBuskirk. Brief inscription at top corner of front free end paper. Sound binding with a slight lean. 384 pages. Charles Clark Munn (1848-1917) was raised on a farm but spent his working life as a traveling salesman. He wrote a number of books including Pocket Island, The Hermit, Uncle Terry, as well as Rockhaven. Frank Thayer Merrill was born in Boston in 1848. He studied at Boston Latin, the Lowell Institute and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. After travel and study in Europe, he began a career as a book illustrator. He illustrated standard editions of English classics, such as Thackeray and Scott, and original works by many American authors, including Hawthorne and Twain. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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223 Nelson-Rees, Walter A.; DeRome, Albert Thomas Albert Thomas DeRome 1885-1959: Being a Story of His Life and a Picture Diary of His Oils and Watercolors
Oakland, CA WIM 1988 0938842064 Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Large, oblong. Black cloth boards over maroon cloth spine with gilt stamped titles. Small circular indentation at center top of front board, which appears to be the result of something pressing against the board for a long time. Else fine. Plastic cover intact with heavy rubbing and presence of indentation as well. Small tear to bottom rear edge of plastic cover. 164 pages. Decorated maroon end papers. Most of book is taken up by indexed color reproductions of paintings. Born in Cayucos, California, Albert De Rome became a California landscape painter, especially of natural landscapes formations, seascapes and marine scenes near Carmel and Monterey. Usually his palette was bright in both oil and watercolor, but he did the occasional nocturne. Scholars have compared his painting style and subjects to those of Thomas Hill and Albert Bierstadt, though De Rome never affiliated with any formal group of painters. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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224 Nethery, Wallace Mr. H. in America Anonymus Redivivus
Los Angeles, CA Dawson's Book Shop 1982 Limited Edition Hardcover Fine No Jacket Hardcover 64mo - up to 3" tall 
Miniature hardcover; one of 150 copies; 2.75 x 2 inches; 21, [1] pages; illustrated. Bound in green leather with gilt titles to front boards, no notable flaws. Early writing on Charles Lamb and his farce, "Mr. H. in America. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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225 Nethery, Wallace Random Notes on Men, Women and Books at USC
Los Angeles, CA Dawson's Book Shop 1980 Limited Edition Hardcover Fine No Jacket Hardcover 64mo - up to 3" tall 
Miniature hardcover; 3 x 2 inches; 48, [1] pages. Bound in red leather, no notable flaws. Pieces selected by the author from editorial notes contributed to Conranto: the Friends of the USC Librairias between 1966 and 1977. Printed by the author on plates made by Pall Bohne; title page and foreword set, with the advice and consent of Lillian Marks, at the Plantin Press. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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226 Nethery, Wallace Beach-La-Mar: The Trade Language of Melanesia [Miniature]
Los Angeles, CA Dawson's Book Shop 1988 Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Hardcover 64mo - up to 3" tall Signed by Author(s)
Miniature hardcover; one of 75 copies; 3 x 2.25 inches; v, 46, [1] pages; signed by the author on colophon. Bound in decorative paper with title on paper label pasted to spine, hint of wear at extremities, else fine. Beach-La-Mar is an English based pidgen, spoken by some in the South Pacific. It was once more widely used, primarily by the islanders dealing regularly European and English speaking merchants. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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227 Norris, Michele The Grace of Silence: A Memoir
New York, NY Pantheon 2010 0307378764 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9 Signed by Author(s)
Black and white photos, signed by the author on title page. NPR commentator Michele Norris addresses the hidden conversation on race in America with a personal and bracing journey into her own past. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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228 Nuermberger, Ruth Ketring The Free Produce Movement: A Quaker Protest Against Slavery
Durham, NC Duke University Press 1942 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
ix,147 pages. Green cloth show some very light smudges. While engaged in the research from which came her biography of Charles Osborn, the author learned about the free produce movement. After much additional investigation she was able to produce this second small volume, which traces this phase of Quaker activity as far as available sources permit. It is an account of the effort, largely by Friends, to secure goods not made by slave labor and to boycott the productions of the slave system. -- John D. Barnhart, Indiana University. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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229 O'Hara, John BUtterfield 8
New York, NY, U.S.A. Modern Library 1935 Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Green cloth boards with publisher's blind stamp to front board and gilt titles to spine. Light wear at extremities. Previous owner's name at top of title page. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping at extremities. Small chips out at rear corners. Sunned spine. Dust jacket is price clipped with old hand inked price written at top of front flap. Toledano spine 9. No titles in rear of dust jacket. Uncommon Modern Library edition of O'Hara's 1935 bestselling novel, which was later adapted into film, starring Elizabeth Taylor. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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230 O'Hara, Kenneth The Ghost of Thomas Penry: A baffling puzzle of mystery & detection with overtones of the supernatural
London Victor Gollancz Ltd. 1977 0575023619 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Red boards with gilt stamped titles to spine. Mild edge wear and light bumps to bottom corners. Front end paper is cracked at hinge but binding is holding fast. Faint pencil erasure marks in front and rear end papers and previous owner's name in front end paper. Pages tanned. Slight lean to spine. Price-clipped bright yellow dust jacket with mild edge wear, now in protective mylar cover. 175 pages. Kenneth O'Hara was the pen name of Margaret Jean Morris, aka Jean Morris, who began her career with Man and Two Gods in 1953. She wrote several mysteries as Kenneth O'Hara for the Gollancz Thrillers imprint. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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231 Pardon, George Frederick Further Adventures of the Little Traveller
London james Blackwood 1857 Hardcover Good No Jacket Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Undated, but with a forward by the editor dated 1857, and with a gift inscription in the front end paper dated 1862. Hardcover in publisher's cloth; 7 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches; 192 pages; 8 sepia toned illustrated plates; in-text illustrations throughout. Red cloth boards elaborately decorated in gilt, all edges gilt, boards rubbed and worn with a hint of fraying at extremities, front joint with two short splits to the cloth, front board is a little warped causing it to lift at fore edge, front and rear hinges repaired with Japanese tissue, gift inscription and notation from recipient in front end paper, pages browned from age with scattered foxing throughout, binding sound. For all of its flaws, this is a remarkable and beautiful little book. It describes a voyage up the Baltic and the Rhine and visits to Egypt, China, and Persia. Multiple black and white illustrations throughout. Describes a voyage up the Baltic and the Rhine and visits to Egypt, China, and Persia. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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232 Parker, Robert B Taming a Sea-Horse: A Spenser Novel
Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence 1986 0385294611 Soft cover Very Good Soft cover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Uncorrected Galley Proof. Signed by the author on publisher provided book plate inside front cover. 418 of 500 copies. Publisher's presentation note laid in. Blue paper wrappers. Approx one inch split to the paper at the tail of spine. Else fine and appears unread. 250 numbered pages. Robert B Parker (1932 - 2010) was renowned for his Spenser novels, featuring the wise-cracking, street-smart Boston private-eye, which earned him a devoted following and reams of critical acclaim. He also launched two other bestselling series featuring, respectively, Massachusetts police chief Jesse Stone and Boston private detective Sunny Randall. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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233 Parker, Robert B A Catskill Eagle: A Spenser Novel
New York, New York, U.S.A. Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence 1985 0385293852 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
First edition. Signed by the author. Green paper boards over brown cloth spine. Very light edge wear. Dust jacket lightly rubbed and edge worn. Now in protective mylar cover. Signed by Parker and inscribed to previous owner on front free end paper. 311 numbered pages. Robert B Parker (1932 - 2010) was renowned for his Spenser novels, featuring the wise-cracking, street-smart Boston private-eye, which earned him a devoted following and reams of critical acclaim. He also launched two other bestselling series featuring, respectively, Massachusetts police chief Jesse Stone and Boston private detective Sunny Randall. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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234 Parker, Robert B Ceremony: A Spenser Novel
New York, New York, U.S.A. Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence 1982 0440011515 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
First edition. Signed by the author. Black paper boards over black cloth spine. Light edge wear. Dust jacket rubbed with some faint creases near edges. Now in protective mylar cover. Signed by Parker and inscribed to previous owner on the title page. 182 numbered pages. Robert B Parker (1932 - 2010) was renowned for his Spenser novels, featuring the wise-cracking, street-smart Boston private-eye, which earned him a devoted following and reams of critical acclaim. He also launched two other bestselling series featuring, respectively, Massachusetts police chief Jesse Stone and Boston private detective Sunny Randall. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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235 Parker, Robert B The Widening Gyre: A Spenser Novel
Kalispell, MT Delacorte Press/Seymour Lawrence 1983 0440087406 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
First edition. Signed by the author. Blue paper boards over black cloth spine. Light edge wear and faint bumps to corners. Dust jacket shows mild rubbing. Now in protective mylar cover. Signed by Parker and inscribed to previous owner on front free end paper. 183 numbered pages. Robert B Parker (1932 - 2010) was renowned for his Spenser novels, featuring the wise-cracking, street-smart Boston private-eye, which earned him a devoted following and reams of critical acclaim. He also launched two other bestselling series featuring, respectively, Massachusetts police chief Jesse Stone and Boston private detective Sunny Randall. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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236 Pennell, Mary E.; Cusak, Alice M. The Children's Own Reader: Book Two
Boston Ginn and Company 1936 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 5.5x7.5 Davis, Marguerite; Laite, Blanche Fisher 
Red cloth boards with black and orange illustration of a witch and two small children. Mild wear to edges and corners. Pages are clean, crisp and bright. Binding straight and tight. 288 pages. Little Black Sambo end papers. Illustrated in combinations of blue, orange and black throughout. Measures 5.5 x 7.5 inches. A collection of about 40 stories for children, some well know classics like Little Black Sambo, Aesop's Fables, Hiawatha, Cinderella, etc., along with lesser know stories and fables. Includes stories for Halloween and Christmas, along with other holidays. Wonderful and imaginative illustrations throughout. This book would be at home in any vintage children's book collection. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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237 Pennell, T. L. Things Seen in Northern India
New York E. P. Dutton & Company 1912 Hardcover Good No Jacket Hardcover 16mo - over 5 - 6" tall 
Ex-library copy. Blue cloth decorated in gilt. Top edge gilt. Boards are rubbed and edge worn with some smudging and soiling. Remains of a library sticker on the spine. Library by-laws book plate in front end paper with part of two corners pulled away. Pocket has been removed from rear end paper. Scattered foxing throughout. Binding sound. Last two pages are uncut. 253 pages. Black and white photographic plates throughout. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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238 Petersham, Maud and Miska The Story Book of Clothes
Chicago, IL John C. Winston Company 1933 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Yellow cloth boards with paste-down illustration to front board. Boards are clean and square with light discoloration from age along the edges. Light bumps to spine ends. Gift inscription and a small bookstore stamp in front end paper. Pages are clean and crisp with some very light toning from age. Binding is straight and tight. Dust jacket is worn with scuffing and heavy chipping at extremities along with some mild soiling. A couple of small pieces out. Now in a protective mylar cover. Unnumbered pages. Story of early cultures making clothes out of fur, grass and even bark of trees, along with more modern techniques of the early twentieth century. Beautifully illustrated with full color lithographs alternating with two tone green & black illustrations. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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239 Peterson, Roger Tory; Hoglund, Rudy; Zinsser, William Roger Tory Peterson: The Art and Photography of the World's Foremost Birder
New York, NY, U.S.A. Rizzoli International Publications, Incorporated 1994 0847818160 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
Dust jacket scuffed and edge worn with some scratches and indentations to front panel. 204 pages. Profusely & vividly illustrated. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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240 Pillsbury Laboratory Pillsbury's Cook Book: A Practical Recipe Book Promoting Effeciency in the Home
Minneapolis, MN Pillsbury Flour Mills Company 1923 Soft cover Good Soft cover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Staple-bound. Green cloth spine over heavy card covers. Cloth tape over spine is heavily worn and eaten away in spots exposing pages. Paper covers show only mild wear. Unmarked pages remain clean and crisp. Binding is tight, though rear cover is separating from bottom two staples. 78 pages. Color illustrations. Pillsbury's Best Flour recipe pamphlet laid in. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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241 Poe, Edgar Allen Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe: Raven Edition in10 Volumes.
New York, NY Lamb Publishing Co. 1902 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Edition limited to 1000 copies. Complete in ten volumes. vI: Poems, vII-VI: Tales, vVII-IX: Essays, vX: Miscellany, With a Critical Introduction by Charles F. Richardson, each with frontis illustration in sepia with captioned tissue guard, illustrated black and white plates throughout, numerous in text illustrations. Half bound in brown cloth backed in red Morocco with corners in same, banded spine with gilt titles and decoration, top edges gilt, fore edges untrimmed with some pages still uncut. Mild wear at extremities, gilt to spines faded, vols IV & VIII each with small chip out at head of spine, vol III with some faint water spots to front board and 3/8" faded spot, previous owner's name stamped in each front free end paper, clean unmarked pages, sound bindings. Overall, a very handsome set. Due to size and weight, extra shipping charges may apply. Poe's stature as a major figure in world literature is primarily based on his ingenious and profound short stories, poems, and critical theories, which established a highly influential rationale for the short form in both poetry and fiction. Regarded in literary histories and handbooks as the architect of the modern short story, Poe was also the principal forerunner of the "art for art's sake" movement in nineteenth-century European literature. Whereas earlier critics predominantly concerned themselves with moral or ideological generalities, Poe focused his criticism on the specifics of style and construction that contributed to a work's effectiveness or failure. In his own work, he demonstrated a brilliant command of language and technique as well as an inspired and original imagination. Poe's poetry and short stories greatly influenced the French Symbolists of the late nineteenth century, who in turn altered the direction of modern literature. It is this philosophical and artistic transaction that accounts for much of Poe's importance in literary history. -- Poetry Foundation 
Price: 475.00 USD
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242 Poole, Ernest His Family
Franklin Center, PA Franklin Library 1979 Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Full blue leather decorated with gilt. Banded spine. All edges gilt. Moire end papers. Ribbon bookmark. Faint moisture spots to gilt of fore and bottom edges. 299 pages. Handsome special limited edition reprint of Poole's 1917 novel about the life of a New York widower and his three daughters in the 1910s. It received the first Pulitzer Prize for the Novel in 1918. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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243 Porter, Katherine Anne The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter
New York Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc. 1965 1st US Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
First American edition stated. Full blue cloth boards with only the lightest wear at extremities. Price clipped dust jacket with mild rubbing and edge wear. Two tiny edge tears repaired from the inside with clear tape. Sun faded spine. Small number written at top rear corner edge of jacket. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. An attractive copy of the Pulitzer winning collection, which includes four stories not previously published. 495 pages. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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244 Porter, Katherine Anne Flowering Judas and Other Stories
New York Modern Library 1940 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Plus Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
First Modern Library edition stated. Boards show light wear at extremities. Dust jacket tanned along edges with sun darkened spine. Dust jacket now in mylar. 285 pages plus publisher's list in rear. 274 titles in dust jacket. Toledano spine 8. Originally published in 1930, Flowering Judas was Porter's first published collection of stories. It won her the Guggenheim Fellowship, which allowed her to travel and study abroad. She went on to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1966. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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245 Pourade, Richard F. Gold in the Sun: The History of San Diego
San Diego, CA Union-Tribune Publishing Company 1966 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Blue cloth boards are clean and square with light wear at extremities. Unmarked pages are clean and crisp. Binding straight and tight. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping at extremities. A couple of small tears and a bit of creasing at edges. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 282 pages. B/w photographs throughout. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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246 Provensen, Alice; Provensen, Martin The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel With Louis Bleriot July 25, 1909
New York, New York, U.S.A. Viking Press 1983 0670342599 Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Oblong. Very Good Plus in Good Minus jacket. Light wear to extremities including very light bump to bottom front corner. Unmarked pages are clean, crisp and bright. Binding straight and tight. Worn dust jacket with creases at tears at spine ends and corners. One inch chip out at head of spine. Dust jacket now protected in a mylar cover. 39 pages. Bleriot's daring flight across the Channel was the first of its kind, 18 years before Lindbergh's famous flight across the Atlantic. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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247 Raber, Oran German - English Dictionary for Foresters
Washington, D.C. Forest Service US Department of Agriculture 1939 Soft cover Very Good Soft cover 12mo - over 6 - 7 
Staple-bound softcover, 7 x 5 1/4 inches, 346 pages, German terms with English definitions; green printed stock covers are edge worn with light creasing along spine and lightly flared corners, small sticker removal injury to rear cover at bottom, previous owner's stamp in title page, toned pages otherwise clean and crisp, binding sound. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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248 Rayne, Mrs. M. L. What Can a Woman Do; or, Her Position in the Business and Literary World.
Petersburgh, NY Eagle Publishing Co 1893 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9 
viii, 528, [24] pages, numerous illustrated plates along with in-text illustrations throughout, title page vignette, with exception of title page all text and illustrations are in blue, 24 page illustrated poem at the end of the book: Curfew Must Not Ring To Night, by Rosa Hartwick Thorpe; Full Morocco with banded spine and gilt titles and spine decoration, all edges gilt, floral end papers, boards rubbed with scuffing along extremities, about 1 inch length of leather nibbled away along lower rear fore edge exposing board, cracking along rear joint, tide mark along fore edge of frontis and title pages, binding a little tender at center. Lays out a wide array of ever-expanding opportunities of self-support for women in the late nineteenth century. Only a few decades previous, the opportunities were considered to number at only about seven and related mostly to domestic activities such as keeping boarders, stitching in a bindery, teaching needlework, etc. Martha Louise Rayne (1836-1911) was an early woman journalist, and in 1886 she founded what may have been the first women's journalism school in the United States. Four years later, she became a founding member and first vice president of the Michigan Woman's Press Association. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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249 Redford, Christian Janie's Holiday
London Blackie & Son Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6 - 7 
Undated but Victorian binding style would indicate late 1800s. Gift inscription in front end paper dated 1890. Red cloth boards decorated in black with gilt shield for title block. Boards show mild rubbing and edge wear. Spine a little sun darkened and gilt title block on spine is faded. Pages lightly toned from age. Ragged edges to a few pages in the middle. Binding straight and tight. Frontis two-toned illustration in sepia browns. 128 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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250 Repplier, Agnes To Think of Tea!
Boston, MA Houghton Mifflin Company 1932 Hardcover Very Good Plus Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Cream cloth boards. Top corners bumped. Mild wear at spine ends. Gift inscription in front free end paper. Clean, crisp pages. Binding straight and sound. Price clipped dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with a few small edge tears and chips out at extremities. Sun darkened spine with tiny piece out near center. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 208 pages. Small illustrations of various tea apparatus throughout. An interesting and informative story of tea in England, from its arrival to becoming an institution. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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251 Reynolds, Charles Sketches of Oldtown & Old Timers
Portland, OR Charles Reynolds 1980 Hardcover Very Good Plus Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Author(s)
Oblong. Boards show mild rubbing and edge wear. Scattering of tiny indentations to rear board. Copyright stamp in front end paper. Unmarked pages are clean, crisp and bright. Binding straight and tight. dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with several short closed tears at edges with some creases. Price clipped dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 84 drawings with brief descriptions on versos. Handsome collection of sketches of building and a cross section of the residents of Old Town in Portland, Oregon. The author's intent was to sketch the buildings and the people of the streets before they vanished. Five of the buildings burned during the year he spent drawing them. Signed and inscribed by the author to prev. owner on front free end paper. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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252 Rice, Anne Interview with the Vampire
New York, NY Alfred A. Knopf 1976 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Minus Very Good Minus Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9 
First edition; hardcover with dust jacket, 8 3/4 x 6 inches, 372 pages, author photo on rear, orig price of $8.95 in front jacket flap. Gray paper boards backed in black cloth, top edge red, mild wear at extremities, sticker removal injury with a little glue residue on half-title page, slight lean to spine, dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping at extremities, short tide mark along internal rear edge at tail of spine, dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. Anne Rice turned the vampire genre on its ear with this groundbreaking gothic horror novel. This first book in the Vampire Chronicles introduced us to Lestat, and began one of the most popular literary series in recent history. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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253 Richter, H. P. Hengist the Horse: Four Stories for Children
London Bancroft & Co. 1960 Hardcover Very Good Good Plus Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Holle, E. 
Illustrated paper boards are clean and bright with moderate edge and corner wear. Faint damp stain at tail of spine. Unmarked pages are clean, crisp and bright. Binding straight and tight. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping at extremities. A couple of short closed edge tears and mild damp stain at tail of spine visible only from inside. Laminate lifting along front flap hinge. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. Unnumbered pages. Pictorial end papers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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254 Rockwood, Roy Bomba the Jungle Boy: Jaguar Island
New York Clover Books/ McLoughlin Bros. 1927 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
1950s era reprint. Glossy illustrated boards with mild rubbing and edge wear. Scuffing at corners and spine ends. Previous owner's name and a blind stamp in front end paper. Pages toned from age. Binding straight and tight. 209 pages. B4 on cover with price of 49c. Bomba the Jungle Boy series was part of the Stratemeyer Syndicate of books which included the series Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys and the Bobbsey Twins. This series was written under the pseudonym Roy Rockwood, and was created in imitation of the very successful Tarzan series. There were twenty books in the series, originally published by Cupples & Leon in the 1920s and 30s. This is the fourth book in the series. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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255 Rontgen, Robert E. Marks on German, Bohemian and Austrian Porcelain 1710 to Present: Updated & Revised Edition
Atglen, PA Schiffer Puplishing, Ltd 1997 0764303538 Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Hardcover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Faint wear at extremities. Small pen scribble in front free end paper. Prev. owner's name and address in blank page at rear. Dust jacket in protective mylar cover. Marbled end papers. Illustrated. 645 pages. Heavy & oversize. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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256 Rosen, Ruth Chier Wick and Lick: A Gazette of Chafing Dish Specialties
New York Richards Rosen Associates, Inc. 1954 Soft cover Very Good Soft cover 32mo - over 4 - 5" tall 
Small comb-bound cookbook in original box. Tabbed sections. Box is rubbed and scuffed at extremities with small crack to bottom front corner. The book has been well preserved in the box and shows only very light corner wear where it moved around inside the box. Otherwise it is bright, crisp and like new. 140 pages. Book measures about 4 x 5 inches and box is 4.5 x 5.5. Five tabbed sections are Brunch & Appetizers, Meat, Fish, Poultry, and Cheese, Eggs and Desserts. Each section starts with a few sample menus, followed by recipes with occasional black and white photos of the dishes. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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257 Ross, Alexander Adventures of the First Settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River: Being a Narrative of the Expedition Fitted Out by John Jacob Astor, to Establish the "Pacific Fur Company;" with an Account of Some Indian Tribes on the Coast of the Pacific.
London Smith, Elder and Co. 1849 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
First edition; rebound in brown calf; 7.5 x 5 inches; xv, [1], 352 pages, fold-out map at fronts. Five raised bands on spine, gilt bordered boards and gilt bands to spine, boards scuffed and rubbed along extremities, bottom corners and tail of spine wearing through, tiny splits at joint ends, front internal hinge split, but holding, bit of sticker residue and Order of the Garter book plate in front end paper, scattered foxing to fold out map and title page, tiny closed tear to fore edge of title page. toned pages otherwise clean and crisp, binding remains sound. Considered by Elliott Coues to be one of the three "synoptical gospels" of the Astoria enterprise (along with the narratives of Gabriel Franchere and Ross Cox). Alexander Ross came to Astoria at the beginning and his narrative includes a general account of the venture, the overland expedition, the geography and the native tribes. Appendices: Chinook Vocabulary; Table of the Weather at the Mouth of the Columbia. Fold out Map of the Columbia to Illustrate Ross's Adventures. 
Price: 975.00 USD
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258 Russell, John British Portrait Painters
London William Collins 1944 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Green paper over boards. Bottom rear corner bumped. Scuffing along edges.Faint scattered foxing in end papers. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping along hinges and at head/tail of spine. Light foxing to rear panel. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 48 pages with 8 plates in color and 17 illustrations in black & white. #76 in the Britain in Pictures series. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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259 Salten, Felix (translated by Whittaker Chambers) Bambi: A Life in the Woods
New York, New York, U.S.A. Simon and Schuster 1928 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Limited first US edition. One of 1000 copies issued prior to the first trade edition. First edition in English. Plain green cloth boards. Gilt titles to spine. Boards are lightly rubbed with wear at extremities. Head of spine beginning to fray. Spine faded and gilt nearly worn away. First edition statement from the original sleeve has been clipped and taped into Foreword facing page, and the tape has yellowed and left ghosts on preceding and verso pages. Else toned pages are clean and crisp. Binding sound. Illustrated. Pictorial end papers. 209 pages. Measures about 5.5 x 7.5 inches. First edition statement from publisher, precedes page 1: From The Inner Sanctum of Simon and Schuster. This is a first edition copy of Bambi. A thousand copies have been printed and bound. None are for sale. The Inner Sanctum thinks that Bambi will ultimately have a large sale, and hopes that a copy of this copy will not only be pleasant to read, but of possible increased value at a future time. Originally published in Austria in 1923, Bambi was adapted by Disney into the hugely popular film of the same name. The novel was well received by critics and is considered a classic, as well as one of the first environmental novels ever published. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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260 Sarg, Tony Tony Sarg's Magic Movie Book
New York, NY B. F. Jay & Co 1943 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9 - 12 
Spiral bound in illustrated paper boards. Covers are scuffed and darkened with age, and corners are bumped. Chipping and short tears at spine ends. Occasional age spots and some toning to otherwise clean pages. Binding remains sound. Pocket intact in front of book holding glasses. Ten pages of classic stories or rhymes with a wheel that turns to different images of the story. Pictures are in blue & red, and to be "watched" using the glasses, which have blue & red lenses that move up and down to make the pictures move. There are also several pages of rhymes with no moving parts, but pictures still in red & blue. The book originally came with two pairs of glasses, but only one remains. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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261 Saroyan, William Don't Go Away Mad and Other Plays
New York, New York, U.S.A. Harcourt, Brace & Company 1949 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Full yellow cloth boards with green titles to spine. Corners square. Light darkening and discoloration at extremities. Spine ends shelf worn. Pages faintly toned from age. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with a bit of chipping at spine ends and tiny tear at bottom front edge. Spine is sun darkened. All four flap corners are clipped. 238 pages. First edition stated. Includes two other plays: A Decent Birth, A Happy Funeral and Sam Ego's House. Saroyan's plays were drawn from deeply personal sources, and often disregarded the convention that conflict is essential to drama. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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262 Saroyan, William The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze
New York, New York, U.S.A. Random House 1934 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Plus Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Gray cloth with wrap-around copper label. Copper plate is crinkled and flaking along spine. Small spot of light soiling near tail of front joint. Prev owner's printed book plate in front end paper. Pages a bit toned from age. Binding sound. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with a few small, closed tears. Chipping at head of spine and along top rear edge. Toning along extremities. Old clear tape repairs/reinforcement to inside of dust jacket at edges. Not visible from the outside. Dust jacket now encased on protective mylar cover. 270 pages. First edition stated. Penciled note in rear end paper reads, "April 27, 1949. 1st edition. Bought at the sale of Frank Capra's library at the Parke-Bernet Galleries (lot no. 357). SC." Saroyan's first book collects 26 stories, all brief, and some only a page long, in the author's own idiosyncratic vein, written with great speed during a time when he claimed to have written a story a day for 30 days. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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263 Saroyan, William Tracy's Tiger
Garden City, NY Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1951 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Black cloth boards are clean and square. Gilt titles on spine are a little faded. Slight lean to spine. Pages toned from age. Dust jacket scuffed and edge worn with chipping at head & tail of spine. Small piece out of spine over author's last name. Spine sunned. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 143 pages. Drawings by Henry Koerner. A fairy tale for adults about a young man and his imaginary tiger, who becomes real after the boy falls in love. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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264 Sartre, Jean Paul L'etre et le Neant [Being and Nothingness] (Bibliotheque des Idees)
Paris Librairie Gallimard 1947 2nd Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second edition, bound in original publisher's boards. Octavo, 722,[3] pages. Black paper boards decorated in white and green stamping, boards rubbed and wearing along extremities, pages toned with heavy tanning in prelims, binding sound. Dated 1943 on title page, but one of the 1947 second printing limited edition, this being 936 of 1040. Being and Nothingness is the major work by Jean-Paul Sartre and considered by many to be the most complete work of existentialist philosophy. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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265 Saville, Jenny; Luchford, Glen; Dunn, Katherine Closed Contact
Los Angeles, CA Gagosian Gallery 2002 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover Folio - over 12 - 15" tall Signed by Author(s)
First edition; buff paper over boards; unpaginated; glossy black and white and color photographs; tissue paper has been placed between the pages after the fact to protect the images; three page essay by Katherine Dunn. Bottom corner bumped with a small red mark. Else Fine. Published in conjunction with the photographic series of the same name at the Gagosian Gallery, 1995-1996. This was a collaboration between painter Jenny Saville and fashion photographer/filmmaker Glen Luchford to confront and challenge conceived notions of feminine beauty. After having observed the operations of reconstructive and aesthetic surgery, Saville was eager to express the violence and anesthetized pain of this experience in her own work. Luchford and Saville began an artistic collaboration that captures the full range of color, tonality and topography of live flesh, in large photographic tableaux. Distortions confront and coerce the viewer into an examination of one's own body and the grotesqueries and beauties inherent within. The images also recall biological specimens preserved, disembodied and disfigured. "The images offer, not a story, but an experience that begins in visceral uneasiness and gradually shifts to a haunted serenity. The discomfort is complicated. It is triggered partly by our sense of the instantaneous monstrosity of a normal human transformed by the spreading of the shape beyond what we understood as normal." - Katherine Dunn, from the exhibition catalogue This was Katherine Dunn's personal copy of the book. She received it as part of her payment for writing the included essay. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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266 Schmidt, Karl Patterson Our Friendly Animals and Whence They Came
Chicago, IL M. A. Donohue 1938 Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover Folio - over 12 - 15" tall Walter Alois Weber 
Illustrated paper boards over red cloth spine. Boards rubbed and chipped at edges. Bottom corners wearing through. Mild handling wear at bottom edges of pages. One page has a very small tear at the bottom edge. Otherwise pages are clean and crisp. Binding straight and sound. Dust jacket worn and tattered at edges with closed tears and creasing. Loss at head and tail of spine. Mild smudging and soiling. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 64 numbered pages. Monotone illustrations throughout plus 12 color plates. Karl Patterson Schmidt (1890 - 1957) was Chief Curator of Zoology at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago from 1941-55. Walter Alois Weber (1906 - 1979) developed his talent for drawing at an early age and used to sell his drawings at a local tavern so he could buy soda pop. He showed an interest about animal and plant life early on and had collections of whatever living things he could catch and keep: beetles, squirrels, crows, ants, mice, raccoons, and turtles, for instance; together with plants from their natural habitat. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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267 Scott, Sir Walter The Bridal of Triermain
Boston, MA Lee and Shepard Publishers 1888 Hardcover Good No Jacket 13 x 10 MacQuoid, Percy 
Large, oblong book with illustrated boards and gilt titles. Boards are rubbed and worn. Corners and spine ends scuffed through and bits of the cloth are missing at the head and tail of spine. End paper at front hinge is cracked but binding is holding. Clean, unmarked pages. 64 pages. This is a book length poem with fourteen illustrated plates dispersed throughout the text. Each plate is protected by a tissue guard, though the tissue is missing from plate V. The illustrations are truly stunning. The Bridal of Triermain is a rhymed, romantic, narrative-poem, written in 1813. It celebrates the exploits of a knight errant - Sir Roland De Vaux - as he seeks to rescue (and hopefully espouse) a beautiful maiden, Gyneth, who is the illegitimate daughter of King Arthur. Doomed by Merlin 500 years previously to an enchanted sleep inside a magic castle, she awaits her brave and noble rescue. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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268 Seagram's Seagram's Vacation-Time Food & Drink Guide
New York, New York, U.S.A. Seagram's Distillers Company Soft cover Very Good Soft cover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Staple-bound booklet. Heavy card covers are a little rubbed with mild edge wear. A small bit of discoloration to the rear cover at top corner. Unmarked pages are clean and crisp. Binding straight and tight. 32 pages of party ideas and cocktail recipes for any occasion. Bright, whimsical illustrations typical of mid twentieth century. Illustrations would indicate this was published in mid 1950s to early 1960s. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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269 Sebastian, Jeanine B. (translator) Jack, Le Tueur De Geants (Jack the Giant Killer)
Indianapolis, IN Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc. 1961 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Ramirez, Pablo 
Boards show faint wear at extremities. Dust jacket rubbed with a few small closed tears at edges. Small chip out at head of spine. Now in protective mylar cover. Unpaginated. French translation of a favorite old story. Lovely illustrations throughout. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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270 Sendak, Maurice We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy
New York, New York, U.S.A. Harper Collins 1993 0062050141 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Oblong. Dust jacket in mylar. Unpaginated. Two traditional rhymes from Mother Goose, ingeniously joined and interpreted by Maurice Sendak. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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271 Seuss, Dr. (Geisel) The Cat in the Hat
New York, New York, U.S.A. Random House 1957 Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Glossy boards with "For Beginning Readers" in red circle on front board, "Educators hail The Cat in the Hat*" on rear of both book and jacket, dust jacket with no B-1 on spine, 195/195 price in front flap, author photo with no "Made in the USA" statement in rear flap, leaves in three gatherings, boards worn at extremities, previous owner's name written neatly at top edge of front paste-down and again in a younger script in rear free end paper, a couple of faint spots to page 49/50, worn dust jacket with chipping at extremities, 1/2 inch chip out at head of spine and closed 1 inch tear at tail, now in protective mylar. A clean and attractive copy of one of the most beloved books in children's literature. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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272 Shambaugh, Bertha M. H. Amana: The Community of True Inspiration
State Historical Society of Iowa 1908 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Green tweed boards with gilt titles and decoration. Mild rubbing at extremities. Small spot of soiling to bottom front corner. Top edges gilt. Deckled fore edges with many uncut. Prev. owner's name in front end paper. Unmarked pages are clean and crisp with light toning from age. Binding straight and tight. 414 pages. Seven sepia toned plates with captioned tissue guards depicting documents. Looks at the Amana community from three perspectives: The history of the Community; the life and the social institutions of the Amana; and the religious beliefs and customs of the Inspirationalists. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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273 Sheridan, R. B. The School for Scandal: A Comedy
Oxford, England Oxford/Limited Editions Club 1934 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Sussan, Rene Ben 
Introduction by Carl Van Doren and Hand-Coloured Etchings by Rene Ben Sussan. Published by Oxford University Press and printed for the members of The Limited Editions Club. One of fifteen hundred copies, this being number 996 and signed by Ben Sussan. Oversize hard cover in original slip case. Paper wrapped boards with paste-down title block to front cover. Paper is splitting and fraying at head/tail of spine. Tanning in end papers. Prev. owner's name at top of front free end paper. Beautiful hand-made paper pages are clean and tightly bound. Some ghosting to verso pages of illustrations. Shelf worn slip case is darkened. Worn through at corners and shelf edges with some splitting at extremities. Richard Brinsley Sheridan's The School for Scandal is a comedy of manners, a play satirizing the behavior and customs of upper classes through witty dialogue and an intricate plot with comic situations that expose characters' shortcomings. In The play, the author mainly satirizes malicious gossip and hypocrisy in the fashionable society of London in the 1770s. It was first performed in London on May 8, 1777, in Drury Lane Theatre. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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274 Sherman, E. Helene Beau Beau's 1 2 3
Sudbury, MA Kurbel Books 1985 Limited Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Hardcover 64mo - up to 3" tall 
Miniature hardcover in card stock slipcase; Deluxe edition of 200 numbered copies of which this is 043; 2.5 x 2.5 inches; accordion fold; unpaginated; 12 illustrated pages, 11 of which are in color plus 4 pages of 20c dog stamps. Cream leather (goat) boards with blue titles to spine, marbled end papers, tiny exlibris book plate in front end paper for [Kalman} Levitan (co-founder of the Miniature Book Society), red stock slipcase with tiny color paste-down illustration to front, edges of slipcase are lightly creased, else no notable flaws. This little fold-out book is amazing and adorable! The artist E. Helene Sherman was occasionally visited by a toy poodle named Beau Pierre, and she made this little book to honor him. Ten pages numbered 1-0 each with a different illustration of Beau being the dog he is, followed by four pages of beautiful stamps of different breeds of dogs. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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275 Shiels, Archie W. San Juan Islands: The Cronstadt of the Pacific
Juneau, Alaska Empire Printing Company 1938 Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Full green cloth with gilt titles and decoration. Very light wear at extremities. Faint short scratch to front board. Gilt to spine is a little faded. Fore edge deckled with many pages remaining uncut. Frontis map. 275 pages. One of 500 limited copies, unnumbered. Signed and inscribed by the author. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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276 Smith, Grace S. Graceful Months
San Francisco, CA Juniper Von Phitzer 2001 Limited Edition Hardcover Fine Hardcover 64mo - up to 3" tall Signed by Author(s)
Miniature hardcover accordion fold book in slipcase. 3 x 3 inches; this book is number 10 of 36 copies; 12 unnumbered illustrated pages; signed by the artist; initialed by the printer. Silk boards with paste-down to front board, folds out with one page for each month of the year, each year represented with its starting letter and a floral illustration in a white circle over a marbled background, printed reproductions. On the rear of pages are description of the flower calendar, artist's bio, description of the process of making the book, colophon, and small marbled circles over silk sheets. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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277 Smith, Steve Fly the Biggest Piece Back
Missoula, MT Mountain Press Pub Co 1979 0878421181 Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine Hardcover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Signed by Author(s)
Bound in full blue cloth with silver plane on front and silver titles to spine. In matching blue cloth slip case. Boards show faint wear at extremities. Mild shelf wear to case. 278 pages. Black & white photos. One of 300 specially bound and signed copies. Signed by the author on title page and by Bob Johnson on the limitation page. The story of mountain pilot Bob Johnson and his Johnson Flying Service. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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278 Solis-Cohen, Myer The Blue Book for Girl, Wife and Mother
Philadelphia, PA John C. Winston Company 1911 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Gilt stamped blue boards, no dust jacket, x,252 pp. Boards show wear at extremities with bottom front corner lightly bumped and corners just beginning to fray; internally clean, bright and sound. Myer Solis-Cohen was the husband of Judith Solis-Cohen, an author, editor, and feminist. According to family legend, her last name reflected her grandmother Judith's demonstration that women wield power. In 1837, when Myer David Cohen asked Judith Solis to be his wife, she agreed to marry him only after he agreed that their names would be hyphenated. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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279 Sports Illustrated Ten Top Tips: Prepared for Jantzen International Sports Club by Sports Illustrated (Golf Instruction Booklet)
Portland, OR Jantzen Inc. 1958 Staple-Bound Very Good 4.5 x 6" 
Golf instruction booklet, illustrated with drawings of men playing golf in Jantzen sportswear. The booklet is in very good condition with mild rubbing and edge wear to covers. Bottom corner tip is a little flared. Unmarked pages are clean and bright. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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280 Stables, Gordon Wild Adventures 'Round the Pole
New York, NY H. M. Caldwell Company 1893 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 5.25x7.5" 
Undated, but this cover design was used by the publisher in 1901. This title was originally published in 1893. Green cloth with illustration of man reading on front board and Art Nouveau style floral design on spine. Cover titles in gilt. Boards are clean and square with light wear at extremities. Spine decoration is faded. Brief gift inscription in front free end paper. Clean, crisp pages. Sound binding. 333 pages. William Gordon Stables (1840 1910) was a Scottish-born medical doctor in the Royal Navy and a prolific author of adventure fiction, primarily for boys. He wrote over 130 books. The bulk of his large output is boys' adventure fiction, often with a nautical or historical setting. He also wrote books on health, fitness and medical subjects, and the keeping of cats and dogs. He was a copious contributor of articles and stories to the Boy's Own Paper. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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281 Strope, Nancy Cattle Country Cook Book: Basic Recipes from East of the Cascades
Portland, OR Binfords & Mort 1973 0832302198 Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Small, faint pink spot on front board just above title. A bit of soiling to bottom edges of text block. Soiling in bottom margin of pages 116 & 117. Price clipped dust jacket with edge wear and heavy rubbing, now in protective mylar cover. 308 pages. B/w photographs. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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282 Symonds, John Addington The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti
New York Modern Library Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Green cloth with black title blocks. Boards are clean and square with very light wear at extremities. Previous owner's name in green at top of title page. Else clean, unmarked pages. Binding straight and sound. Dust jacket rubbed with light edge wear and a bit of chipping at extremities. Sun faded spine. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 544 pages plus publisher's lists. Rockwell Kent end papers. 393 titles in rear of dust jacket. Toledano spine 8. Cover design by E. McKnight Kauffer. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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283 Tagore, Rabindranath; Arellanes, Audrey Tagore's Fireflies
Alhambra, CA Audrey Arellanes 1968 Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine Hardcover 64mo - up to 3" tall 
Miniature hardcover. Oblong; 1 3/4 x 3 inches; one of 200 copies, this being 128; unpaginated; Brazilian 1961 postage stamp of Tagore at frontis. Orange paper boards backed in turquoise cloth, Indian 1961 Tagore postage stamp on front board, orange end papers, rear free end paper and last page a little crooked in binding so offset a bit. This is the first of two miniature books published by Audrey Arellanes, who is most remembered for her dedication to bookplate design and collecting. She served as the president of the American Society of Bookplate Collectors and Designers from 1968 to 2000. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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284 Tarkington, Booth Gentle Julia
Garden City, NY Doubleday, Page & Company 1922 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall C. Allan Gilbert; Worth Brehm 
Brick colored boards with mild edge wear and light bumps to top corners. Faint water spots to rear board. A bit of soiling to page edges. Gift inscription in front free end paper. Binding sound with slight lean. Worn dust jacket with several edge tears and chipping at extremities. Dust jacket now protected in mylar cover. 275 pages. Color frontis plus three black & white illustrated plates. Julia is twenty, "the prettiest girl in town," and too kind and gentle to turn anyone down. Each of her lovers lives in the fool's paradise of his own rose-colored imaginaton. Was adapted twice for film, once in 1923 and again in 1936. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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285 Tarkington, Booth Alice Adams
Garden City, NY Doubleday, Page & Company 1921 1st Edition Hardcover Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Brown cloth with black stamped titles. Boards are rubbed and edge worn with some faint soiling. Spine ends crushed. Private ownership stamp at top corner of front end paper. Unmarked pages are clean and crisp with some light toning. Hinge starting at center. 434 pages with four b/w plates by Arthur William Brown. Title page blocked in red. First edition with 1921 on title page and copyright page with no further printing information. Second state of the first printing with the error corrected on page 419.Tarkington won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for the second time with this novel, making him one of only four authors ever to do so. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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286 Taylor, Geoffrey Insect Life in Britain
London Collins 1945 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Yellow paper over boards. bumps to bottom corners. Scuffing to edges. Slight lean to spine. Occasional foxing. Dust jacket edge worn with mild chipping at extremities and some scuffing along sun faded spine. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 48 pages with 8 plates in color and 22 illustrations in black & white. #94 in the Britain in Pictures series. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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287 Temple, Vere British Butterflies
London William Collins 1949 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Lt green paper over boards. Light bumps to corners of front board. Slight lean to spine. Dust jacket rubbed along edges with a bit of chipping at extremities. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. Bright, crisp copy. 48 pages with 8 plates in color and 22 illustrations in black & white. #125 in the Britain in Pictures series. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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288 Terkel, Studs Giants of Jazz
New York, New York, U.S.A. Thomas Y. Crowell 1957 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Full red cloth with illustration of jazz musicians on front board. Spine ends show mild shelf wear and faint rubbing to corners. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with two tiny closed tears to top rear edge. Approx 1/4 inch chipped away along head of spine with light chipping at tail. Spine is a little sun darkened. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 215 pages. Illustrated. First printing stated. A handsome copy of the author's first book. The story of jazz is told through portraits of and interviews with some of the great names of music. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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289 Thompson, Kenneth R. The Mental Side of Golf: A Study of the Game as Practised by Champions
New York, New York, U.S.A. Funk & Wagnalls Company 1939 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Green cloth with small stamped golf bag to bottom front corner. Boards are clean and square with mild wear at edges and spine ends. Spot of sun darkening at head of spine. Worn dust with large chip out at head of spine. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 153 pages. Black and white photographs. Golf made simple, via the method of relaxation, concentration, smooth swing. The author attempts to show how golf is rooted in psychological basis, how one may defeat an inferiority complex by knowing how it can be done. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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290 Thoreau, Henry David Walden and Other Writings of Henry David Thoreau
New York, New York, U.S.A. Modern Library 1937 Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Green boards with mild wear at extremities, previous owner's name written in tiny letters at top edge of front free end paper and again on half-title page with date of 1949, tiny chip out of bottom corner of front end paper. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn with chipping at extremities, esp at head/tail of spine. 732 pages plus title list in rear. Kent end papers. Toledano binding style 8. Pictorial dust jacket with 341 titles inside. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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291 Thorndyke, Helen Louise Honey Bunch: Her First Trip on the Ocean
New York, New York, U.S.A. Grosset & Dunlap 1927 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Walter S. Rogers 
Red cloth boards with paste down illustration on front board. Boards are scuffed and rubbed. Heavier wear at corners and spine ends. Previous owner's name in front end paper. Pages a little toned from age. Binding remains straight and sound. 184 pages plus ads for other series books from publisher. Four black & white illustrated plates. First Edition, with title list only up to and including this title in front and rear. The Honey Bunch series was part of the Stratemeyer Syndicate of books which included the series Nancy Drew, Hardy Boys and the Bobbsey Twins. This series was written under the pseudonym Helen Louise Thorndyke, and published for most of its life by Grosset & Dunlap. The first sixteen books were written by Josephine Lawrence. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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292 Timmen, Fritz Blow for the Landing: A Hundred Years of Steam Navigation on the Waters of the West
Caldwell, ID Caston Printers, Ltd. 1973 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Boards show light wear at extremities. Dust jacket rubbed with mild edge wear. Very small sticker injury to front panel and occasional light soiling. Handsomely presented in a new mylar cover. Orig price of 12.95 in front flap. 235 pages. Maps in end papers. Profuse with black & white photos. Oversize. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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293 Tudor, Bethany Drawn from New England: Tasha Tudor A Portrait in Words and Pictures
New York, New York, U.S.A. Philomel Books 1981 0399208356 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Signed by Illustrator(s)
Oblong. Green paper boards backed by cream cloth spine. Very light bump to top rear corner. Boards ever so lightly faded along edges. Mild rubbing and edge wear to dust jacket. Spine sunned. Jacket now in protective mylar cover. 96 pages. Signed by Tasha Tudor and dated 1981 on title page. Bethany Tudor relates the story of her mother's life through a smooth-flowing narrative, old and contemporary photographs and samples of the artist's work. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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294 Van Dresser, Jasmine Stone The Little Pink Pig and the Big Road
Chicago, IL Rand McNally 1934 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Biers, Clarence 
Illustrated paper boards with mild rubbing and edge wear. Top front corner split. Sticker removal injury to bottom rear near corner. Unmarked pages are clean, crisp and bright. Binding straight and tight. 64 pages. A collection of five short stories, illustrated both in color and black & white. Some of the color illustrations are full page. The stories all involve children and/or animals. Originally published in 1924, this is a reprint. Illustrations in a lovely 1920s style. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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295 Van Dyke, Henry The Blue Flower
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1909 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 8vo 
Hardcover in original publisher's binding. 7 3/4 x 5 inches; 299 pages; 8 gray scale color plates; cover designed by Margaret Armstrong. Dark blue cloth with gilt titles and decorated in light blue, green and gilt floral design, top edges gilt, remaining edges untrimmed, boards rubbed and edge worn with very light bump to bottom front corner, clean pages & sound binding. A multi-talented personality, Henry Van Dyke (1852 - 1933) was an American author, educator, and clergyman, known for his works which included short stories, poems, and essays. He believed in sympathy for man, fostering companionship with nature, and promoting a reverent view of life. He was an influential writer and contributed in various other fields such as religion, literature, education, diplomacy, public service, and nature. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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296 Venn, George Off the Main Road
Portland, OR Prescott Street Press 1978 0915986094 Limited Edition Hardcover Fine No Jacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Gray, Don Signed by Author(s)
Linen over boards with illustrated paper paste-down on front board. 60 pages. One of 100 limited copies signed by the author and illustrator. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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297 Wallace, Frank R. Neo-Tech Manuscript for Zonpower: The Entelechy of Prosperity and Happiness
Neo-Tech Worldwide 1994 Soft cover Good Soft cover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Large format soft cover, 10 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches, 687 pages plus extensive index; black covers with white text are edge worn with mild handling wear, small tear at bottom of front cover and first three or four pages, clean unmarked pages and sound binding. Frank R. Wallace (1932 - 2006), born Wallace Ward, was an American author, publisher and mail-order magnate. Previously a professional poker player, he is originator of the philosophy of Neo-Tech (also referred to as "Neotech" or "Neothink") an offshoot of Ayn Rand's Objectivism. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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298 Warren, Robert Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce: Who Called Themselves the Nimpu "the Real People
New York, New York, U.S.A. Random House Inc 1983 0394530195 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
A hint of wear and fading at board edges. Price clipped dust jacket with mild rubbing and edge wear, now in protective mylar cover. 64 pages. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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299 White, William Allen The Court of Boyville
New York, New York, U.S.A. Doubleday & McClure Co. 1899 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Plus No Jacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Lowell, Orson; Verbeek, Gustav 
Tan cloth with orange/green/black/brown titles and illustration. Light wear at extremities. Prev owner's label in front end paper dated 1900. 358 pages. Illustrated by Orson Lowell, with the exception of the first story, the illustrations for which are by Gustav Verbeek. Short story collection by renowned American newspaper editor, politician, author, and leader of the Progressive movement. Between 1896 and his death, White became the iconic spokesman for middle America. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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300 Whittier, John Greenleaf The Early Poems of John Greenleaf Whittier: Comprising Mogg Megone, The Bridal of Pennacook, Legendary Poems, Voices of Freedom, Miscellaneous Poems, and Songs of Labor
Boston Houghton, Mifflin and Company 1885 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Embossed red boards decorated in black and gilt. All edges gilt. Boards rubbed and edge worn with some small spots of soiling. Heavy wear at extremities with corners and spine ends wearing through and beginning to fray. Floral end papers. Gift inscription dated 1884 in preliminary blank page. Pages toned from age. Binding sound. Frontis portrait of author. Text pages bordered in red. 372 pages plus publishers ads in the rear. John Greenleaf Whittier (1807 1892) was an American Quaker poet and advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. Frequently listed as one of the Fireside Poets, he was influenced by the Scottish poet Robert Burns. Whittier is remembered particularly for his anti-slavery writings as well as his book Snow-Bound. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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