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301 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 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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302 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 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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303 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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304 Venn, George Off the Main Road
Portland, OR Prescott Street Press 1978 0915986094 Limited Edition Hardcover Fine No Jacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7 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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305 Walker, Alice The Color Purple
New York, New York, U.S.A. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1982 0151191530 1st Edition Hardcover Good Plus Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Second Printing. Purple backed cream boards. Lightest of wear to extremities. Rear board has sustained injury to top corner resulting in about two inches of the top layer of paper being removed and a small area of staining at corner. Invisible under dj. Prev. owner's name written at top of front end paper. Clipped dust jacket lightly rubbed and edge worn. Small, light damp stain to middle of front spine hinge. Dust jacket in protective mylar cover. 245 pages. Second printing indicated by BCDE being present on copyright page without statement of first edition. First edition dust jacket with single publisher address in rear flap. Walker's remarkable epistolary novel went on to win both the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award, and was later made into both a film and a stage musical. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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306 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 
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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307 Watkins, Sylvestre C. Jeeps a Dog for Defense
Chicago, IL Wilcox & Follett C. 1944 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Don Nelson 
Pictorial paper covered boards are bright and clean with wear at edges and corners. Pages toned from age. Binding sound. Matching dust jacket shows heavy wear at extremities, including small tears, creases and chipping. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. Unnumbered pages. Illustrated with green tinted black and white drawings throughout. From the front flap: Jeeps' young master loves his dog, but when he hears that the Army needs clever dogs to help win the war, he gives his pet to the K-9 Corps. Jeeps becomes a hero in the Pacific War Zone, and his adventures there make a thrilling story for youngsters 8 to 12. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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308 Werner, Jane (editor) The Golden Book of Poetry
New York, NY Golden Press 1975 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall Elliott, Gertrude 
Big Golden Book with glossy, laminated pictorial boards. Boards are lightly rubbed. Corners and spine ends are wearing through. Tiny puncture to spine. Boards very slightly warped. Name at top of front free end paper and a child has outlined a few of the animals there. Unmarked pages are clean, crisp and bright. Binding straight and sound. 68 numbered pages. Profusely illustrated in color, alternating with black and white drawings. 85 childhood favorites. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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309 White, Margaret L.; Hanthorn, Alice Boys and Girls at Work and Play (Do and Learn Readers) Primer
New York American Book Company 1930 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7 - 9 Runyon, Sue; Bennett, Ruth 
Red cloth boards with illustration in black and white of children dressed as clowns. Boards are clean with mild wear at corners and spine ends. Unmarked pages are clean and crisp with a little age toning. Binding is straight and tight. Measures just under 6 x 8 inches with 132 pages. Dozens of charming stories about children, Willard and Mary Alice, involved in all kinds of activities at home, in school and at play. Really lovely color illustrations throughout, which really accentuate the fashion of the time. This book would be at home in any vintage children's book collection. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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310 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 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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311 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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312 Wilkerson, Isabel The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
New York, NY Random House 2010 0679444327 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 Signed by Author(s)
Later printing; x,622,[3] pages; Signed by the author on title page and inscribed thus: "To John, warmest wishes and God Bless!" Very light bumps to spine ends. Wilkerson won the National Book Critics Circle Award for her chronicle of The Great Migration of African Americans from the south to the northern states in the 20th century. She spent more than 15 years researching and writing the book, including interviewing more than 1200 people. President Barack Obama chose this book for Summer Reading in 2011. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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313 Williams, J. R. Cowboys Out Our Way: A Book of Cowboy Cartoons
New York, New York, U.S.A. Charles Scribner's Sons 1951 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Oblong. Red cloth boards with titles blocked in yellow on spine and front board. Light wear at extremities. Very mild damp stain to bottom spine corner as evidenced by some faint discoloration to the boards and small damp stain visible only on bottom edge of text block. Page edges lightly tanned from age. Worn dust jacket with heavy edge wear, Chipping at extremities and a few closed tears with creasing. Cracking along hinges. Damp stain at tail of spine. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 103 pages. Foreword by J. Frank Dobie. James Robert Williams was a cartoonist who signed his work J. R. Williams, and was best known for his long-run daily syndicated panel, Out Our Way. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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314 Willson, Carolyn London Album: A California Legend at Work and Play
California Historical Quarterly 1976 Soft cover Very Good Soft cover 4to - over 9 
Staple-bound in heavy pictorial wrappers. Mild rubbing and some very light soiling to rear. Internally clean and bright. Short, pictorial biography of Jack London, reprinted from the California Historical Quarterly. Profuse with b/w photographs. Pages numbered 218-245, as from original publication. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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315 Wilson, MItchell The Human Body: What it is and How it Works
New York, New York, U.S.A. Golden Press 1959 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 4to - over 9 - 12" tall De Witt, Cornelius 
A De Luxe Golden Book. Illustrated blue cloth boards and matching illustrated Dust Jacket. Boards are clean and bright with mild scuffing and wear at extremities. Dust jacket rubbed and edge worn. Chipping at corners and spine ends. Three edge tears with chipping and creasing. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 140 pages. Profusely illustrated in color. Double fold-out illustration at center of book. From front flap: How to make a complex subject crystal-clear for young readers is brilliantly demonstrated in the pages of this extraordinary book. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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316 Witz, Dan Dan Witz In Plain View: 30 Years of Artworks Illegal and Otherwise
Berekeley, California, U.S.A. Gingko Press 2010 1584233044 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Hardcover 4to - over 9 
Very light shelf wear to dust jacket, which is now in protective mylar cover. 224 pages. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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317 Wood, Stanley; Hooper, C. E. Over the Range to the Golden Gate: A Complete Tourist's Guide to Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, Nevada, California, Oregon, Puget Sound and the Great Northwest.
Chicago, IL R. R. Donnelley & Son 1904 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
Blue cloth with gilt titles and black illustration of a train on a mountain pass. Boards are rubbed and edge worn with some sun darkening to spine and front board. Pages are clean and crisp. Binding is sound. 340 numbered pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings and maps. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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318 Woody, Elizabeth Luminaries of the Humble
Tucson, AZ University of Arizona Press 1994 0816514658 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Soft cover 8vo - over 7 Signed by Author(s)
125 pages. Light rubbing and wear at extremities; mild ripple along spine. Near Fine. Signed by the author on title page. Elizabeth Woody was recently selected as the first Native American Poet Laureate of Oregon. She is an enrolled member of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, Oregon. Her poetry reflects her close ties with her family, the natural world, and her people, a group she portrays with humanity and sympathy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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319 Woolf, Virginia Freshwater: A Comedy
New York, New York, U.S.A. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1976 0151334870 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
Faint wear at extremities. Light rubbing and edge wear to dust jacket. Small closed tear at head of front spine hinge. Dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 76 pages. The two typescript versions of this, Virginia Woolf's only play were discovered after the death of her husband, Leonard Woolf. Freshwater is a farce based on Virginia's great-aunt, Julia Margaret Cameron, the famous Victorian photographer. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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320 Yee, Chiang The Silent Traveller in Japan
New York, New York, U.S.A. W. W. Norton & Co. 1972 0393086429 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 4to - over 9 
Tan cloth boards with blue titles. Boards are clean and square. Spine ends a little bumped and turned in with tiny pull tear at tail. Clean crisp pages are tightly bound. Heavily rubbed dust jacket with closed tear to top front edge and faint sticker ghost to top front corner. Clipped dust jacket now in protective mylar cover. 430 pages. Sixteen color plates and multiple b/w drawings throughout. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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321 Yee, Chiang The Silent Traveller in Edinburgh
London Methuen & Co. 1948 Hardcover Good Good Hardcover 8vo - over 7 
Cream cloth with purple titles. There are several mild dings to the edges of the front board. Prev. owner's name and date at top of front free end paper. Clipped dust jacket is worn and darkened with age. Heavy edge wear with several small edge tears and chipping. Dust jacket encased in protective mylar cover. 196 pages. Twenty color or charcoal plates along with numerous line drawings within text. Part of the charming Silent Traveller series. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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