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Harper's New Monthly Magazine Volume XXXIX June to November, 1869
1 Harper's New Monthly Magazine Volume XXXIX June to November, 1869
74482 New York Harper & Brothers 1869 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Six months of the venerable illustrated magazine bound together. With dozens of engraved illustrations scattered throughout. Volume is bound in quarter leather and with pebbled brown cloth-covered boards; covers worn at extremities. With a few loose pages at front of volume, otherwise textblock is firm and intact, though with tears, markings and occasional soiling. --- Harper's Monthly is the second-oldest continuously published monthly magazine in the United States beginning in 1850 and continuing into the 21st century. They often featured the debut of works by noted authors or illustrators.; 8vo 8" - 10" tall; 936 pages 
Price: 42.50 USD
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The Trans Alaska Pipeline Volume II  South to Valdez, ALLEN, Lawrence J
2 ALLEN, Lawrence J The Trans Alaska Pipeline Volume II South to Valdez
73065 Seattle, Washington U. S. A. Scribe Publishing Corporation 1976 0915748266 / 9780915748266 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
The immense task of building the Alaska Pipeline is detailed in words and pictures in this oversize volume. 10-1/2 in. wide x 14 in. tall. In good shape; clean and unmarked in VG dust jacket. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Barns of Wisconsin, APPS, Jerry (text); STRANG, Allen (illustrations)
3 APPS, Jerry (text); STRANG, Allen (illustrations) Barns of Wisconsin
74427 Madison, Wisconsin Wisconsin Trails 1977 0915024144 / 9780915024148 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
With numerous watercolor and pencil drawings of Wisconsin barns and rural scenes. Text by Mr. Apps details construction and materials used in barns, as well as numerous aspects of rural life in Wisconsin. In nice shape but with some cover corner curling and with prev. owner's inked info. on 1st page. ; 11 in. wide x 8-1/2 in. tall; 143 pages 
Price: 11.50 USD
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People of the Totem  The Indians of the Pacific Northwest, BANCROFT-HUNT, Norman (text); FORMAN, Werner (photos)
4 BANCROFT-HUNT, Norman (text); FORMAN, Werner (photos) People of the Totem The Indians of the Pacific Northwest
74445 New York Peter Bedrick Books 1989 0872261999 / 9780872261990 Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
The way of life, artifacts, and beliefs of the native peoples of the northwest North American coasts are profiled here. With numerous full color photos by Mr. Forman. In excellent condition, published on quality papers and with clean, unmarked interior. Jacket has minor creases. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 128 pages 
Price: 19.50 USD
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Into The Wilderness Dream: Exploration Narratives of the American West 1500-1805, BARCLAY, Donald A.; MAGUIRE, James H.; WILD, Peter (editors)
5 BARCLAY, Donald A.; MAGUIRE, James H.; WILD, Peter (editors) Into The Wilderness Dream: Exploration Narratives of the American West 1500-1805
74350 Salt Lake City, Utah U. S. A. University of Utah Press 2002 0874804442 / 9780874804447 Trade Paper Very Good with no dust jacket 
The writings of early European and American explorers and travelers in the American West are offered here. With inked gift inscription on front free endpaper, otherwise unmarked and firm. Volume is faintly curled from improper storage. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 397 pages 
Price: 10.50 USD
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Denver!, BARKER, Bill; LEWIN, Jackie
6 BARKER, Bill; LEWIN, Jackie Denver!
31209 Garden City, NY Doubleday and Company 1972 Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
In full blue cloth-covered boards with slight shelf wear. DJ has minor chipping, soiling & scuffing and has been price clipped. Signed 'Blessings!/Bill Barker/and/Jackie Lewin' on half title page. Includes 16 pages of b&w photos; maps at endpapers. Book has prev. owner's inked name on title page. Stated first edition. Former radio and TV host Bill Barker and Jackie Lewin team up to tell all about Denver, it's history, and what sets it apart from other places.; 31209; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 231 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The West in Postage Stamps, BATHKE, Edwin A. & Nancy E.
7 BATHKE, Edwin A. & Nancy E. The West in Postage Stamps
74305 Palmer Lake, Colorado USA Filter Press 1973 0910584311 / 9780910584319 Stapled wraps Very Good with no dust jacket 
Enlarged images of US postage stamps with western US themes, dating back to the early 1900s are featured here. With inked price inside front cover and incidental soiling and crease on rear cover; otherwise a clean, firm copy. ; Wild & Woolly West series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 73 pages 
Price: 14.50 USD
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St. Nicholas Magazine (Volume XL, Part I) Six Issues Bound into One Volume An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks. Nov., 1912 to April, 1913, BAUM, L. Frank et al. (authors); RACKHAM, Arthur et al. (illustrators); DODGE, Mary Mapes (editor)
8 BAUM, L. Frank et al. (authors); RACKHAM, Arthur et al. (illustrators); DODGE, Mary Mapes (editor) St. Nicholas Magazine (Volume XL, Part I) Six Issues Bound into One Volume An Illustrated Magazine for Young Folks. Nov., 1912 to April, 1913
76289 New York The Century Company 1913 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Six months of the famed magazine bound together by the publisher, The Century Company, in half burgundy leather and pebbled cloth-covered boards. Includes the months of November, 1912 through April, 1913. --- Each issue of St. Nicholas includes stories, often by well-known authors, as well as dozens of charming illustrations, photos, riddles, poems, letters, and non-fiction articles written for young people. One story, "Aunt 'Phroney's Boy", written by L. Frank Baum and illustrated by George Avison appears here. Includes three color reproductions by Arthur Rackham. This delightful collection of magazines provides an insight into the way of life in the US early in the 20th century. --- Front & back covers partially detached and loose. Some interior pages partially loosened. Covers with wear and chafing; leather is gone toward the tail of the spine. Overall, textblock is firm on this over 100-year-old book. --- NOTE: This item has been examined for completeness; but due to its age, it may not be complete. If interested in purchasing for a specific story or illustration, please contact the seller prior to ordering in order to confirm that the story/illustration is included.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 576 pages 
Price: 51.50 USD
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Cowboying  A Tough Job in a Hard Land, BECKSTEAD, James H.
9 BECKSTEAD, James H. Cowboying A Tough Job in a Hard Land
74353 Salt Lake City, Utah U. S. A. University of Utah Press 1995 0874803780 / 9780874803785 Soft Cover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
3rd printing of work which was first published in 1991. With a foreward by Wilford Brimley. With very small inked gift presentation remarks on first page. With dozens of historic b&w and sepia photos of cowboys and their world in the American West, especially in the present-day state of Utah. In very nice shape, with minor rubbing to cover edges. In oversized (8-1/2 in. wide x 11 in. tall) format. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 283 pages 
Price: 68.50 USD
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The Last Ranch  A Colorado Community and the Coming Desert, BINGHAM, Sam
10 BINGHAM, Sam The Last Ranch A Colorado Community and the Coming Desert
74443 New York Pantheon Books 1996 0679422838 / 9780679422839 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Inscribed by author on half title page: 'To Bill Zananti with best/wishes/Sam Bingham'. First Edition, First Printing. In full grey paper-covered boards with titling in white on spine. Interior clean, bright and unmarked. Jacket is immaculate and bears original $27.50 flap price. Author's work examines the so-called 'desertification' of Colorado's San Luis Valley. ; 8vo 8" - 10" tall; 363 pages 
Price: 35.50 USD
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A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains Intro. by Daniel J. Boorstin, BIRD, Isabella L.
11 BIRD, Isabella L. A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains Intro. by Daniel J. Boorstin
72718 Norman, Oklahoma U. S. A. University of Oklahoma Press 1969 Fifth Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
An English lady's travels through the American West in 1873 (alone, on horseback) were captivating to readers in England in the 19th century. This 5th printing of the US edition in good shape; with many b&w engravings. Clean and bright, with minor soiling lower edge. Dust jacket a bit faded at spine; w/a tear and a crease at lower edge. ; 12mo 7" - 7¾" tall; 254 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Slouching Towards Gomorrah: Modern Liberalism and American Decline, Bork, Robert H.
12 Bork, Robert H. Slouching Towards Gomorrah: Modern Liberalism and American Decline
71052 New York HarperCollins 1996 0060391634 / 9780060391638 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
In black half cloth w/black paper-covered boards; DJ small tear top of spine and bearing retailer's sticker bottom of spine. Author's work analyzes the increase in immorality in the US. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 400 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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A Hymnal: The Controversial Arts, BUCKLEY Jr., William F.
13 BUCKLEY Jr., William F. A Hymnal: The Controversial Arts
72207 New York G. P. Putnam's Son 1978 0399122273 / 9780399122279 Hardcover Good+ in Fair dust jacket 
First edition. A collection of the late Mr. Buckley's essays on a wide variety of subjects. --- In full black cloth covers with silver-stamped spine titling. Jacket with b&w photo of Mr. Buckley on the Firing Line set. --- With inked gift inscription to front paste-down, and sticker remnants to front free endpaper; otherwise interior is clean and firm. Price-clipped jacket with chips and small tears; in mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 511 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Quotations from Chairman Bill: the Best of William F. Buckley Jr, BUCKLEY Jr., William F.; FRANKE, David (compiler)
14 BUCKLEY Jr., William F.; FRANKE, David (compiler) Quotations from Chairman Bill: the Best of William F. Buckley Jr
60025 New Rochelle, NY U.S.A. Arlington House 1970 0870000632 / 9780870000638 Hard Cover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
A compilation of witticisms from the incomparable Buckley. In dandy condition, in full blue cloth with blindstamped Publisher 'A' on cover, bright gilt lettering spine. DJ bears faint scuffing, else undamaged, in Brodart and bearing orig $6.95 flap price. ; 60025; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Price: 18.00 USD
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USA * 1 Monthly News & Current History: All Five Issues (entire run of the magazine), CAMPBELL, Rodney C. (president & editor); GARDNER, Addison L. (chairman & publisher)
15 CAMPBELL, Rodney C. (president & editor); GARDNER, Addison L. (chairman & publisher) USA * 1 Monthly News & Current History: All Five Issues (entire run of the magazine)
77751 New York USA 1 Inc. 1962 Hardcover Very Good 
A collection of the first five (and only) issues of USA * 1, a monthly magazine that debuted in April of 1962 and ended with the August, 1962 edition. Includes April 1962 (with Chinese Premier Chou En-Lai on cover), May (Robert S. McNamara), June (Sir Winston Churchill), July (an unnamed aspiring stage actress) and August (with unnamed Moslem female voter in Algeria). Each issued featured sections titled 'U.S. World', 'U.S. Times' and 'U.S. Ways of Life' and featured top-notch writers and photographers. --- All 5 are in decent shape, though with some wrinkling and minor creasing. Overall, an interesting collection, offering the reader a view of life from the early 1960s. ; 10.5 in. wide x 13 in. tall 
Price: 30.00 USD
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A Romance of Perfume Lands, or, The Search for Capt. Jacob Cole  With interesting facts about perfumes and articles used in the toilet, CLIFFORD, Frank Sanford
16 CLIFFORD, Frank Sanford A Romance of Perfume Lands, or, The Search for Capt. Jacob Cole With interesting facts about perfumes and articles used in the toilet
73668 Boston Clifford & Co 1881 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
In red-brown cloth-covered, bevel-edge boards; and with decorations and lettering in gilt on cover and spine. Considerable cover wear, especially at edges; interior a bit yellowed and one signature is starting to loosen; otherwise volume is solid and tight. Interspersed throughout are ads for a variety of products (many of which have quaint illustrations); as well as b&w engravings. A most unusual volume from the late 19th century, with a bit of something for everyone. In mylar protective sleeve. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 295, [11] pages 
Price: 85.00 USD
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Harper's New Monthly Magazine Volume LXXXI, June to November, 1890 (With contributions by Henry James and Frederic Remington), DAUDET, Alphonse et al.
17 DAUDET, Alphonse et al. Harper's New Monthly Magazine Volume LXXXI, June to November, 1890 (With contributions by Henry James and Frederic Remington)
74481 New York Harper & Brothers 1890 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Six months of the venerable illustrated magazine bound together in a rebound edition, formerly property of the library with lending pocket at front pastedown and rubberstampings. With dozens of engraved illustrations scattered throughout. In full blue cloth-covered boards. Textblock is firm and intact, though with dampstains and warped pages. --- This volume contains installments of the serialized novel by Alphonse Daudet: "Port Tarascon", translated by Henry James and illustrated by various artists (which is likely the first appearance in English of this novel); as well as numerous engravings by Frederic Remington. Harper's Monthly is the second-oldest continuously published monthly magazine in the United States; beginning in 1850 and continuing into the 21st century. They often featured the debut of works by noted authors or illustrators.; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 10" tall; 972, 4 pages 
Price: 37.50 USD
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Shelby Chapter: Sons of the American Revolution The History Brunswick, Shelby County, Tennessee, DAVIES-RODGERS, Ellen
18 DAVIES-RODGERS, Ellen Shelby Chapter: Sons of the American Revolution The History Brunswick, Shelby County, Tennessee
75947 Brunswick, Tennessee Plantation Press 1988 Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on front fly page. [Shelby County, Tenn.] [Genealogy] A work dedicated to the history and accomplishments of the members of the Shelby County [Memphis area] chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution. With reproductions of chapter documents and patriotic music. Includes listings of membership names & leaders from 1960 to 1988 and meeting agendas for that same span. --- In blue leatherette with titling in gilt on cover; red endpapers. Brochure about this work taped at back endpapers. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A bright, clean copy of this scarce work. Ideal for genealogical research. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 52 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Life With Father, DAY, Clarence.
19 DAY, Clarence. Life With Father
73204 New York Alfred A. Knopf 1937 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A sharp copy of author's humorous popular account of his family life. First published 1920, this 15th printing dated 1937. In full orange cloth on board covers w/slightly faded spine. Sm. soiled spot, frt. cover. Interior very slightly yellowed, otherwise clean, tight and unmarked. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 258 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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This Old John Deere: A Treasury of Vintage Tractors and Family Farm Memories, DREGNI, Michael (editor)
20 DREGNI, Michael (editor) This Old John Deere: A Treasury of Vintage Tractors and Family Farm Memories
80105 New York Crestline Books 2002 0785830057 / 9780785830054 Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
A collection of stories and images honoring the agricultural tractors and other farm machines by John Deere. The stories cover both vintage and modern machines, and are accompanied by paintings, along with vintage & modern photos of John Deere products and the farm people who owned and loved them. Photos of several restored older Deere units are featured, along with their owners. --- In pictorial boards, wrapped in matching dust jacket. --- A clean, bright, newish copy in similar jacket.; Quarto (11 to 13 in. tall); 160 pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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The Great Iron Ship, DUGAN, James
21 DUGAN, James The Great Iron Ship
74698 New York Harper & Brothers 1953 BCE Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Book club edition with B-O-M-C flyer specifc to this work laid in. In navy quarter cloth and blue paper-covered boards. With numerous b&w photos and drawings. Jacket in nice shape but with some chipping and small tears along edges. --- The sometimes humorous, incredible story of the gigantic ship Great Eastern which was launched in 1858. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages 
Price: 10.50 USD
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The Century Magazine, Illustrated Monthly Magazine. May 1892, to October 1892. Vol. XLIV, New series Vol. XXII., EDITORS; CASTELAR, Emilio; MELVILLE, Herman; KIPLING, Rudyard; BALESTIER, Wolcott; ROOSEVELT, Theodore et al.
22 EDITORS; CASTELAR, Emilio; MELVILLE, Herman; KIPLING, Rudyard; BALESTIER, Wolcott; ROOSEVELT, Theodore et al. The Century Magazine, Illustrated Monthly Magazine. May 1892, to October 1892. Vol. XLIV, New series Vol. XXII.
74890 New York The Century Company 1892 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Six months of the magazine bound together by the publisher, The Century Company, in dark red quarter leather and black cloth-covered boards. Includes the months of May, 1892 through October, 1892. With 6-page table of contents inserted before first month. Volume very firm and tight; with some yellowed interior pages. Previous owner's signature (or rubber stamping) appears randomly through the volume. Cover worn at edges with outer skin of leather abraded in spots. --- Each issue of The Century Magazine includes non-fiction articles and stories, often by well-known authors, as well as dozens of illustrations, photos, poems, and letters. Includes a six-part biography of Christopher Columbus by Emilio Castelar, who was to become the president of the First Spanish Republic. Featured are six poems by Herman Melville. One series of articles, 'The Naulahka' was written by Rudyard Kipling and Wolcott Balestier; another, 'An Elk Hunt at Two-Ocean Pass' written by Theodore Roosevelt, appears here. These, and many other articles, make this a fascinating glimpse at reading matter for educated people in the late 19th century. --- The Century Magazine was the successor publication to Scribner's Monthly and was edited by Dr. Josiah Gilbert Holland and Richard Watson Gilder.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; viii, 960 pages 
Price: 42.50 USD
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23 EPSTEIN, Benjamin R. ; FORSTER, Arnold "Some of My Best Friends ..."
71193 New York Farrar, Straus and Cudahy 1962 Second Printing Hardcover Good+ in Good dust jacket 
In good shape; bears inked presentation remarks and bookplate front free endpaper. Minor scuffing at edges. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Country School Memories, FALK, Bonnie Hughes
24 FALK, Bonnie Hughes Country School Memories
74329 White Bear Lake, Minnesota BHF Memories Unlimited 1990 0961410817 / 9780961410810 Trade Paper Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Signed by author on first page. With illustrations by Nancy Delage Huber. Stated Fifth Printing, 1990. 'A collection of heartwarming stories from individuals who experienced the one-room school...'. A nice copy; with inked gift remarks on half title page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 97 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Early Virginia Families Along the James River: Their Deep Roots and Tangled Branches. Charles City County-Prince George County, Virginia. Volume II, FOLEY, Louise Pledge Heath (compiler & publisher)
25 FOLEY, Louise Pledge Heath (compiler & publisher) Early Virginia Families Along the James River: Their Deep Roots and Tangled Branches. Charles City County-Prince George County, Virginia. Volume II
75990 Richmond Louise Pledge Heath Foley 1978 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
[Genealogy] 1978 edition. A follow-up volume to author's Volume I of the same title offers names of residents gleaned from Land Patents (abstracts) and Rent Rolls. With Virginia river drainage map at front endpaper and with a rear endpaper pocket containing a 19 in. x 13-1/2 in. folded map of Prince George County. The author has included a foreword offering historical background of the area. --- In maroon cloth-covered hardcovers with titling stamped in gilt on cover & spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A bright, firm, complete copy; with discreet penciled notations & yellow highlighting at various locations. Previous owner's bookplate on verso of front free endpaper. This volume ideal for genealogical research; scarce in this edition.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; x, 201 pages 
Price: 87.00 USD
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Poor Richard's Almanack, FRANKLIN, Benjamin
26 FRANKLIN, Benjamin Poor Richard's Almanack
80523 Mount Vernon, New York, Peter Pauper Press [c.1970s-1980s] 0880889187 / 9780880889186 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
An attractively-produced reprint edition of Franklin's famous Almanck, with lots of pithy quotes and a few woodcut illustrations by an unknown artist. --- In illustrated paper-covered boards with identical illustrations on dust jacket. Undated, but likely published c.1970s-1990s. --- A bright, clean, firm copy but with prior owner's sticker to front paste-down. Jacket in similar condition, with retailer's sticker to back jacket cover.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall) ; 78 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Boy Life on the Prairie, GARLAND, Hamlin
27 GARLAND, Hamlin Boy Life on the Prairie
74263 Lincoln, NE, U.S.A. University of Nebraska Press 1961 Trade Paper Very Good with no dust jacket 
With an introduction by B.R. McElderry, Jr. A later reprint of a work which was first published in 1899, which tells '...directly and specifically what it was like to grow up in northeast Iowa...just after the Civil War.' A clean, unmarked copy. Includes b&w drawings. ; Bison Book; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 435 pages 
Price: 10.50 USD
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Popular Home Decoration New Revised Edition, GILLIES, Mary Davis
28 GILLIES, Mary Davis Popular Home Decoration New Revised Edition
74853 New York Wm. H. Wise & Co., Inc. 1949 Hardcover Very Good in Good+ dust jacket 
Revised edition (not a first edition) of work first published 1940. The author was interiors and architectural editor at McCall's Magazine. With numerous color and b&w photos along with drawings to present the very latest (for 1949) in design and home decor styles. In full grey cloth-covered boards with navy decorations and lettering on cover and spine. With minor edge discoloration. Endpapers yellowed, interior pages still bright and unmarked. Jacket with light chipping at extremities and with small tears; has retained its dark green colors well; in removable archival mylar protector. --- An interesting look at home decorating norms and fashions from the late 1940s in a well-preserved volume. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 374 pages 
Price: 42.50 USD
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The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference, GLADWELL, Malcolm
29 GLADWELL, Malcolm The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
75483 Boston Little, Brown and Company 2000 0316316962 / 9780316316965 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Stated 14th printing of author's popular work. In white paper-covered boards with titling in black on spine. Dust jacket bears original $24.95 flap price. Volume is clean, bright and unmarked inside and out. Jacket in nice shape, but with minor creasing at spine ends. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 279 pages 
Price: 19.00 USD
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Adventures of David Grayson: (4 volumes bound as one: Adventures in Contentment, Adventures in Friendship, The Friendly Road, and Great Possessions), GRAYSON, David (pseudonym of Ray Stannard BAKER)
30 GRAYSON, David (pseudonym of Ray Stannard BAKER) Adventures of David Grayson: (4 volumes bound as one: Adventures in Contentment, Adventures in Friendship, The Friendly Road, and Great Possessions)
80476 Garden City, New York Doubleday, Doran & Company , Inc. 1928 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
The author's musings on life in general were originally published in four separate popular volumes in 1907, 1910, 1913 and 1917. This collection of the four brings them together into a single volume, illustrated in black and white by Thomas Fogarty. --- In full olive cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Lacks the dust jacket. --- Spine titling has dulled considerably, with dark inkings and underlinings throughout and wear & discoloration to cover, otherwise a sturdy, intact copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); (8), 249, 232, 342, 208 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Leaning into the Wind: Women Write from the Heart of the West, HASSELSTROM, Linda; COLLIER, Gaydell; CURTIS, Nancy
31 HASSELSTROM, Linda; COLLIER, Gaydell; CURTIS, Nancy Leaning into the Wind: Women Write from the Heart of the West
71481 Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1997 0395837383 / 9780395837382 Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Collection of works by dozens of women writers from the Dakotas, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, and Nebraska features stories and poems. In black paper-covered covers; interior has prev owner's signature and sticker remnant front free endpaper; otherwise clean and bright. Dust jacket chafed and chipped at edges; now in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 388 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Tracing Your Ancestry: A Step-By-Step Guide to Researching Your Family History, HELMBOLD, F. Wilbur
32 HELMBOLD, F. Wilbur Tracing Your Ancestry: A Step-By-Step Guide to Researching Your Family History
75945 Birmingham, Alabama Oxmoor House, Inc. 1977 0848704150 / 9780848704155 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Stated 1977 third printing; first published in 1976. A logical starting point for anyone wishing to trace the genealogical history of a family. With chapters on using libraries, photos, public records, censuses and many other resources. Includes numerous photos. Indexed. --- This hardcover work is in full blue cloth-covered boards w/gilt titling stamped on black spine block. Lacks a dust jacket. Volume spine slightly cocked, with prev. owner's bookplate and signature at front endpapers; faint whitish discoloration to back cover. Overall, a clean, bright, firm copy.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 210 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table, HOLMES, Oliver Wendell
33 HOLMES, Oliver Wendell The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table
76609 New York The Heritage Press 1955 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
A famed collection of essays, first published in the Atlantic Monthly magazine from 1831 to 1832. Oliver Wendell Holmes [Sr.] was the father of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. who was a well-know Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. This deluxe edition features R. J. Holden illustrations and an introduction by Van Wyck Brooks. --- In full grey cloth-covered hardcovers with Holden illustations affixed to front & back covers; titling in gilt on maroon spine block. Interior leaves of a buff colored stock; textblock edges all w/spatterings. In black paper-covered slipcase. Sandglass flyer laid in. --- With a couple of dark soiled spots on spine ends and faint scratches to title block on spine, otherwise a clean, unmarked, firm copy lacking additional damages. Minor soiling on structurally sound slipcase. (Any reference to dust jacket is meant to describe the slipcase.); Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; xvi, 281 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Wagner Nights: An American History, HOROWITZ, Joseph
34 HOROWITZ, Joseph Wagner Nights: An American History
80146 Berkeley, Calif. University of California Press 1994 0520083946 / 9780520083943 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First printing. In this work, the author traces the powerful influence of Richard Wagner's music in America, and tells of his principal proponent, conductor Anton Seidl of New York. Includes a section of black and white photos. An entry in the publisher's California Studies in 19th-Century Music series. --- In red paper-covered boards backed in blue cloth, with red spine titling. Jacket bears an image of Brighton Beach on Coney Island on the front cover. --- A clean, sturdy, unmarked copy. Jacket with some creasing to flaps, otherwise undamaged.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xiv, 389 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Rocky Mountain Empire: Revealing glimpses of the West in transition from old to new, from the pages of the Rocky Mountain Empire Magazine of the Denver Post. (with signed letter from the editor and publisher of The Denver Post), HOWE, Elvon L. (editor); HOYT, Palmer (foreword and signed letter)
35 HOWE, Elvon L. (editor); HOYT, Palmer (foreword and signed letter) Rocky Mountain Empire: Revealing glimpses of the West in transition from old to new, from the pages of the Rocky Mountain Empire Magazine of the Denver Post. (with signed letter from the editor and publisher of The Denver Post)
77399 Garden City, New York Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1950 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Stated First Edition. A collection of feature stories which first appeared in the long-published Sunday Denver Post newspaper supplement: Rocky Empire Magazine. Includes a TLS presenting this book as a gift to "Mr. McCullough" by the editor and publisher (and writer of the foreword to this volume): Palmer Hoyt. --- In reddish-brown cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations on spine in gilt and black. Endpapers with map of the 'Rocky Mountain Empire' that the magazine sought to cover. --- A firm, clean copy but with prior owner's embossed seal on front free endpaper. Somewhat soiled and price-clipped jacket with chips and tears (especially along lower edge), in removable archival mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 272 pages 
Price: 17.50 USD
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The Best in the World: A Selection of News and Feature Stories, Editorials, Humor, Poems and Reviews from 1921 to 1928 [The New York World], HUTCHENS, John K.; OPPENHEIMER, George (editors)
36 HUTCHENS, John K.; OPPENHEIMER, George (editors) The Best in the World: A Selection of News and Feature Stories, Editorials, Humor, Poems and Reviews from 1921 to 1928 [The New York World]
78290 New York The Viking Press 1973 0670159158 / 9780670159154 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
First Edition. A collection of highlights from these seven years, which occurred near the end of the long run of this once-influential New York broadsheet. With newsclips and editorial cartoons at endpapers. --- In full yellow cloth-covered boards, in mock front page design jacket. --- Book with remainder mark to lower textblock edge, significant top corner bumps; otherwise clean, firm and unmarked. Jacket with tear near center of spine (with corresponding blemish to underlying cloth), some light chafing and soiling and bearing orig. $12.50 flap price. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xxx, 465 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine May 1883 through October 1883 Vol XXVI - New Series vol. IV, JAMES, Henry; BEWICK, Thomas  et al.
37 JAMES, Henry; BEWICK, Thomas et al. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine May 1883 through October 1883 Vol XXVI - New Series vol. IV
74924 New York The Century Co. 1883 Hardcover Poor with no dust jacket 
Six months of the magazine bound together by the publisher, The Century Company, in tan quarter leather and marbled paper-covered boards. Includes the months of May, 1883 through October, 1883. With 6-page table of contents inserted before first month. Volume has detached front cover, loose spine backing and missing back cover but with firm textblock. Interior has some yellowed interior pages with minor soiling on some pages and textblock edges. --- Each issue of The Century Magazine includes non-fiction articles and stories, often by well-known authors, as well as dozens of illustrations, photos, poems, and letters. Includes biographies of Anthony Trollope, Alphonse Daudet and George du Maurier by Henry James. Also included is an article describing the artists who have studied or admired the work of Thomas Bewick, the noted British bird and wildlife artist. These, and many other articles, make this a fascinating glimpse at reading matter for educated people in the late 19th century. --- The Century Magazine was the successor publication to Scribner's Monthly and was edited by Dr. Josiah Gilbert Holland and Richard Watson Gilder.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; viii, 960 pages 
Price: 22.50 USD
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On the Couch  Great American Stories About Therapy, Kates, Erica (editor)
38 Kates, Erica (editor) On the Couch Great American Stories About Therapy
71427 New York Atlantic Monthly Press 1997 0871136627 / 9780871136626 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket 
An offbeat work featuring noted writers' takes on therapy. Edited by Kates. With large red remainder mark lower edge, marks on front pastedown, first front free endpaper is torn and is nearly detached from vol, else clean and tight. Dust jacket has price clipped flap, cover scuffing; otherwise clean. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 387 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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North Carolina and the War of 1812, LEMMON, Sarah McCulloh
39 LEMMON, Sarah McCulloh North Carolina and the War of 1812
75960 Raleigh North Carolina Division of Archives and History 1971 Stapled wraps Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Includes flexible 33-1/3 rpm phonograph record with General Calvin Jones Grand March by J. G. Gonecke. With numerous photos and drawings; sheet music. A nice item, but with several pages with penciled underlinings. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 54 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Ski-Faring Guide to Ski Areas and Lodging: 8th Annual 1965, Leonard, Joan F. (editor)
40 Leonard, Joan F. (editor) Ski-Faring Guide to Ski Areas and Lodging: 8th Annual 1965
72735 Chicago Ski-Faring, Inc. 1964 Trade Paper Good with no dust jacket 
Throwback copy of guide features US & Canadian ski areas from coast to coast. The relevant data for each ski area is offered, including, for instance, daily lift ticket prices at Vail for $6. Dotted throughout with advertising. Dampstained lower edge of some of the first few pages; scuffed covers...otherwise a tight, intact copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 11.00 USD
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