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Letters of Henry Adams: 1892-1918 (Volume II only), ADAMS, Henry; FORD, Worthington Chauncey (editor)
1 ADAMS, Henry; FORD, Worthington Chauncey (editor) Letters of Henry Adams: 1892-1918 (Volume II only)
78945 Boston Houghton Mifflin Company 1938 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Number 62 of a limited first edition of 205 copies. A second collection of the letters of Henry Adams, great-grandson of American founding father and president John Adams and son of president John Quincy Adams. Edited, and with a preface, by Worthington Chauncey Ford. The letters cover the period from 1892-1918. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with titling on paper label affixed to spine; top edge gilt. With tissue-protected frontis portrait of Adams. Indexed. Lacks the glassine wrapper; has no dust jacket. --- A clean, firm copy lacking markings but with mild rounding to cover corners & slight scratching to cloth.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; x, 672 pages 
Price: 30.50 USD
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Good Wives, ALCOTT, Louisa May
2 ALCOTT, Louisa May Good Wives
78801 London The Thames Publishing Co. [ca1940s-1950s] Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
An undated reprint edition of the author's follow-up to her "Little Women", "Little Men", etc. series, described on jacket flap as: "The 'little women' of the March family grow up in this delightful book and become wives--excepting Beth. . ." --- In scarlet textured paper-covered boards. Jacket with illustration of wedding scene on cover. One in the publisher's Regent Classics series. --- A firm, clean copy but with inked gift inscription, front free endpaper. Jacket with bold prior seller's graffiti "80" on cover, a few tears, and in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 279 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys, ALCOTT, Louisa May
3 ALCOTT, Louisa May Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys
79162 Chicago M. A. Donohue and Company Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
An undated edition of the children's classic. With color frontis illustration, with a color illustration pasted to front cover, as well as illustrated endpapers. --- In full navy pebbled cloth-covered boards. Lacks a dust jacket. --- A good only copy, with a ragged tear to cloth at head of spine, some additional chafing to cloth, black front cover spot, four signatures on recto of frontis illustration and child's coloring to front endpaper. This book shows signs of wear and is priced accordingly.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 357 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Teaching What We Do: Essays by the Amherst College Faculty, Amherst College Faculty
4 Amherst College Faculty Teaching What We Do: Essays by the Amherst College Faculty
79130 Amherst, Massachusetts Amherst College Press 1991 0943184037 / 9780943184036 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
A collection of essays on teaching by members of the faculty of the highly regarded Amherst College, located in Amherst, Massachusetts. --- In full grey cloth-covered boards with titling in black on spine. Simple jacket in grey and black. --- A bright, clean, unmarked copy in similar jacket. Jacket with very slight creasing to front flap and in removable mylar protector. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xii, 246 pages 
Price: 24.00 USD
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The Green Book of Birds of America, ASHBROOK, Frank G.
5 ASHBROOK, Frank G. The Green Book of Birds of America
78820 Racine, Wisconsin U. S. A. Whitman Publishing Co. 1931 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A charming little work, in which common bird species are described. Includes certain perching birds, such as tanagers, swallows, waxwings, warblers, wrens, etc. Each description is accompanied with a color Paul Moller illustration. One in the publisher's 3-volume color bird book series. Unpaginated, but likely about 60 pages. --- With prior owner's signature at title page and a little chafing to cover extremities, else a firm, clean copy. ; Oblong 64mo 3" - 4-1/2" tall 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Tops and Whistles: True Stories of Early American Toys and Children, BAILEY, Carolyn Sherwin (author); PAULL, Grace (illustrations)
6 BAILEY, Carolyn Sherwin (author); PAULL, Grace (illustrations) Tops and Whistles: True Stories of Early American Toys and Children
78909 New York The Viking Press 1937 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
First printing of a charming work centered around Early American children and the toys they enjoyed. Includes 18 stories, as well as 20 full-page lithograph illustrations (and many smaller ones, too) by Grace Paull. A section at the rear of volume describes museums and other venues where these early toys can be viewed. --- In tan cloth-covered boards with red top & whistle illustration on cover; red titling on spine. Lacks the dust jacket, but protected w/clear mylar which has been taped to the book. --- With dampstains to cloth, and a touch of looseness to covers; else a firm, clean copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 193 pages 
Price: 16.50 USD
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The Trumpeter Swan: Its History, Habits and Population in the United States, BANKO, Winston E.
7 BANKO, Winston E. The Trumpeter Swan: Its History, Habits and Population in the United States
79070 Washington United States Government Printing Office 1960 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A hardcover, rebound copy of Fish and Wildlife Service, North American Fauna Bulletin Number 63. Scholarly work provides data regarding breeding, nesting, migration and other aspects of these waterfowl. With numerous b&w photos, along with drawings and tables. Indexed. --- Original olive paper wraps are present within pale green buckram covers. Lacks a dust jacket. --- Prior owner's stamp on paper wrap has been partially erased, with soiled spot to spine and a few minor stray pencilings; else volume is firm, clean and intact.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; x, 214 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Nesting Birds and the Vegetation Substrate, BEECHER, William J.
8 BEECHER, William J. Nesting Birds and the Vegetation Substrate
79069 Chicago Chicago Ornithological Society 1942 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
An unnumbered copy in a limited edition of 1,000 copies. A scholarly study of the correlation between plant life and nesting bird habitat in a 482-acre tract of marsh and upland in the vicinity of Fox Lake, Illinois (northwest of Chicago). With aerial photo and map of study area, as well as with numerous tables. --- In olive hardcover with bird illustration and titling in black on cover; black spine titles. --- With prior owners' rubberstamping and signature, front endpapers; otherwise a firm, clean copy.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 69 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Bird Life of Great Salt Lake: The Life History, Ecology and Population Trends of the California Gulls, White Pelicans, Double-crested Cormorants, Together with an Account of the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, BEHLE, William H.
9 BEHLE, William H. The Bird Life of Great Salt Lake: The Life History, Ecology and Population Trends of the California Gulls, White Pelicans, Double-crested Cormorants, Together with an Account of the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge
79072 Salt Lake City University of Utah Press 1958 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket Signed by Author
An examination of the avian life found at the Great Salt Lake in Utah. The primary focus is on the gulls, pelicans, cormorants and herons and their breeding grounds on islands in the lake. With further information about bird refuges in the area. Includes maps, black & white photos and tables. Signed by the author on title page: "Best regards/William H. Behle". --- In green cloth-covered boards with titles in gilt on maroon spine block. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With prior owner's signature on title page, rubberstamping to textblock edge and front free endpaper, and with infrequent inked notations; otherwise a firm, clean copy.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 203 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 21.00 USD
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Birds of the World, BELETSKY, Les
10 BELETSKY, Les Birds of the World
78811 The Johns Hopkins University Press 2006 0801884292 / 9780801884290 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. Ornithologist/author Les Beletsky provides details about over 1300 worldwide avian species, accompanied by over 1600 color illustrations by eleven noted wildlife artists. --- A handsome volume, in full black textured cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket features dozens of illustrations. Book and jacket enclosed in stiff, translucent plastic slipcase. --- A bright, clean, unmarked copy in similiar jacket and slipcase. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 513 pages 
Price: 34.50 USD
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Virginia Woolf: A Biography, Volume One; Virginia Stephen 1882-1912 -and- Virginia Woolf: A Biography, Volume Two; Mrs Woolf 1912-1941 (Two-Volume Set), BELL, Quentin
11 BELL, Quentin Virginia Woolf: A Biography, Volume One; Virginia Stephen 1882-1912 -and- Virginia Woolf: A Biography, Volume Two; Mrs Woolf 1912-1941 (Two-Volume Set)
78987 London The Hogarth Press 1972 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
A two-volume biography of the noted English modernist writer. Vol. 1: third impression, ISBN 0 7012 0291 2. With 7 leaves of black & white plates printed on both recto and versos; additional sketch and family tree. Vol. 2: First printing, ISBN 0 7012 0371 4; 7 leaves of black & white plates printed on both recto and versos, facsimile of handwritten Woolf note, chronology at appendix. Both volumes with b&w frontis illustrations; maps at endpapers. --- Both volumes in textured grey paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Each jacket with reiteration of frontis photo. --- With prior owner's signatures on versos of front free endpapers, slight bumps to cover corners and mild rubbing; else firm, intact, unmarked copies. Dust jackets bear original flap prices, with minor chafing to edges; else bright. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xv, 230, xi, 300 pages 
Price: 45.50 USD
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Ravelstein, BELLOW, Saul
12 BELLOW, Saul Ravelstein
78855 New York Viking 2000 067084134X / 9780670841349 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. Nobel laureate Saul Bellow's final full-length novel, whose jacket flap says: ". . .[Ravelstein] is a journey through love and memory. It is brave, dark, and bleakly funny: an elegy to friendship and to lives well (or badly) lived." --- In tan and brown paper-covered boards w/gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket bears original flap prices. --- A bright, clean, unmarked copy. Jacket with rubbing to outer skin on front and back; else undamaged. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 233 pages 
Price: 19.50 USD
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Hitler Victorious: Eleven Stories of the German Victory in World War II, BENFORD, Gregory; GREENBERG, Martin (editors)
13 BENFORD, Gregory; GREENBERG, Martin (editors) Hitler Victorious: Eleven Stories of the German Victory in World War II
79051 New York Garland Publishing, Inc. 1986 BCE Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Book club edition. A collection of science fiction stories sharing a common theme: What if Hitler had been victorious in WWII? With introduction by Norman Spinrad. --- In black paper-covered boards; jacket with illustration of a scowling Hitler on cover. --- A clean, firm copy in similar jacket. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 278 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Life Histories of North American Wild Fowl:  Ducks Geese & Swans (Order Anseres) In Two Volumes, BENT, Arthur Cleveland
14 BENT, Arthur Cleveland Life Histories of North American Wild Fowl: Ducks Geese & Swans (Order Anseres) In Two Volumes
79030 New York Dover Publications, Inc. 1951 Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket 
Massachusetts ornithologist Arthur Cleveland Bent spent a large portion of his adult life studying, compiling and preparing accounts concerning the life histories of all manner of birds on behalf of the Smithsonian Institution. The accounts were published in the United States National Museum Bulletin (NMB). Those concerned with ducks, geese and swans are combined in this two-volume reprint set by Dover Publications. With detailed information about various species' nesting, migration, distribution, food, eggs, mating, young, etc. Each volume with a section of black & white plates at rear. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jackets with images of waterfowl on the fly. --- The spines are sunned (but readable) and with prior owner's inked name in a couple of spots on each volume, otherwise the volumes are clean and firm. Jackets with plenty of chips and tears, but are largely intact and in removable mylar protectors.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 244, 316 pages 
Price: 28.50 USD
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Mountain Passages, BERNSTEIN, Jeremy
15 BERNSTEIN, Jeremy Mountain Passages
78790 Lincoln University of Nebraska Press 1978 0803209835 / 9780803209831 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Good dust jacket 
Adventure writer Jeremy Bernstein combines 8 of his previously-published articles on mountaineering. Five of these essays previously appeared in the New Yorker magazine. With numerous b&w photos and a couple of maps. --- In silver-foil covered boards w/illustrations on front and back and backed in black cloth w/silver titling. --- Water spotting to covers and inked gift inscription to verso of half title page, else a firm, clean copy. Jacket with chips and small tears along edges, and some rubbing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 278 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Ambrose Bierce's Civil War, BIERCE, Ambrose
16 BIERCE, Ambrose Ambrose Bierce's Civil War
78888 New York Wings Books 1996 0517150131 / 9780517150139 Hardcover Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket 
The enigmatic Ambrose Bierce both served in the U.S. Civil War and chronicled what happened. This volume includes 7 selections from his memoirs, as well as 20 works of fiction. Edited and with an introduction by William McCann. --- In pale blue paper-covered boards. Jacket features photos of Civil War-era soldiers. --- A clean, firm copy but with leaves that have yellowed slightly. Jacket in great shape and in removable mylar protector. ; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; xi, (3), 258 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The World of Birds, BOLOGNA, Gianfranco.
17 BOLOGNA, Gianfranco. The World of Birds
78816 New York Abbeville Press 1979 0896590283 / 9780896590281 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
From the first page of the volume...". . .a comprehensive overview of the structure, habitat, ecology, behavior and classification of birds." With photos, drawings and maps. Translated from the Italian by Simon Pleasance. One in publisher's Encyclopedia of Natural Science series. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy. ; 12mo 7" - 7-1/2" tall; 256 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Boswell's Journal of A Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Now First Published from the Original Manuscript, BOSWELL, James
18 BOSWELL, James Boswell's Journal of A Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Now First Published from the Original Manuscript
78986 New York The Viking Press 1936 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
The wanderings in Scotland in 1773 by Dr. Johnson were cataloged by James Boswell in this long-admired work. This edition includes many entries from additional journals found in the early 20th century. From the private papers of James Boswell, Isham Collection, Malahide Castle. Prepared, with preface and notes, by Frederick A. Pottle & Charles H. Bennett. Includes fold-out map of Scotland and the Hebrides; and with many illustrations, many of which are facsimiles of the manuscripts. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with spine titling on black block. Lacks the dust jacket. --- With prior owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down; clips from dust jacket pasted to front free endpaper; spine is sunned (but readable). ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xviii, 435 pages 
Price: 25.50 USD
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Who Was Who in the Civil War, BOWMAN, John S. (general editor)
19 BOWMAN, John S. (general editor) Who Was Who in the Civil War
79075 New York Crescent Books 1994 0517103303 / 9780517103302 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Biographical sketches, arranged from A to Z, of 520 principal figures from the U.S. Civil War. The profiles are accompanied with dozens of b&w and color photos, paintings and engravings. --- In navy paper-covered boards with silver-stamped spine titling. Jacket with portraits of leading figures on front and back. --- With remainder mark to lower textblock edge and inked gift inscription to front free endpaper, otherwise a clean, firm, bright copy. Jacket with creasing to edges and a couple of small tears; else bright.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 224 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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That Special Grace [Tribute to John F. Kennedy], BRADLEE, Benjamin C
20 BRADLEE, Benjamin C That Special Grace [Tribute to John F. Kennedy]
78852 Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott Company 1964 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Stated first edition, copyright page. A slim hagiographic tribute to the late president, by the former editor of the Washington Post. With numerous b&w photos. This work originally appeared in Newsweek magazine. --- In olive paper-covered boards; jacket with photo of JFK strolling on a beach. --- With prior owner's dated signature on front free endpaper; else a bright, clean copy. Jacket with a little light soiling to back cover. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; [32] pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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War or Peace, BRANT, Alfred; LAW, Frederick Houk (editors)
21 BRANT, Alfred; LAW, Frederick Houk (editors) War or Peace
79232 New York Harper & Brothers Publishers 1938 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
A collection of 21 essays and stories on the subject of warfare by noted authors such as Jack London, Leo Tolstoy and Ernest Hemingway. With 9 black & white photos. This work intended for students, with class discussion and life application notes for each entry. --- In full grey cloth covers with titling in black on maroon cover and spine blocks. Lacks a dust jacket. --- Paper is scraped away from front paste-down, a pasting has been removed from rear paste-down, with prior owner's signature in pencil on front free endpaper, with ticked-off titles, cover soiling and light wear; otherwise a sound, firm copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); xxiv, 272 pages 
Price: 22.50 USD
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Adventures Further, BREWER, Wilmon
22 BREWER, Wilmon Adventures Further
78889 Francestown, New Hampshire Marshall Jones Company 1958 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket Signed by Author
Number 15 of a limited edition of 500 copies in this stated first edition. Inscribed and signed by the author, with warm greeting to Governor Du Brot. A collection of poems and poetical works by the author and by other poets. Includes 3 color illustrations from paintings by Frank Vining Smith. --- In full dark green cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling on black blocks on cover and spine. Jacket features Frank Vining Smith color illustration on cover; bears orig. $2 flap price. --- With discreet bookseller label to front free endpaper, else a clean, firm, bright copy. Jacket with a little soiling; is otherwise in good shape and in removable mylar protector. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 371 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Still More Adventures, BREWER, Wilmon
23 BREWER, Wilmon Still More Adventures
78890 Francestown, New Hampshire Marshall Jones Company 1966 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
Inscribed and signed by the author, with warm greeting to Governor Du Brot. A collection of poems and poetical works by the author and by other poets. Includes color frontis portrait of the author by Polly Thayer, as well as another Thayer color painting and a painting of the author's wife, Katherine More Brewer. --- In full dark green cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling on cover and spine. Jacket features Thayer color illustration on cover; bears orig. $3 flap price. --- With discreet bookseller label to front free endpaper, else a clean, firm, bright copy. Jacket with a little spotting to back cover; is otherwise in good shape and in removable mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 436 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 18.50 USD
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Birds of Yellowstone National Park: A Descriptive Check List of the Birds of Yellowstone with Helpfull [sic] Illustrations (Yellowstone Interpretive Series, Number 2), BRODRICK, Harold J
24 BRODRICK, Harold J Birds of Yellowstone National Park: A Descriptive Check List of the Birds of Yellowstone with Helpfull [sic] Illustrations (Yellowstone Interpretive Series, Number 2)
78815 Yellowstone Park, Wyoming Yellowstone National Park 1952 Stapled wraps Very Good with no dust jacket 
A guide to the birds of the Park, organized by bird family. With drawings throughout by the author. Detailed map of Yellowstone Park at the center of the volume. --- In green stapled wraps, with image of flying swans on cover. --- A clean, firm copy but with prior owner's rubberstampings in a couple of locations. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 58 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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The Four Adventures of Richard Hannay: The Thirty-Nine Steps, Greenmantle, Mr Standfast, and The Three Hostages, BUCHAN, John
25 BUCHAN, John The Four Adventures of Richard Hannay: The Thirty-Nine Steps, Greenmantle, Mr Standfast, and The Three Hostages
78990 London Hodder & Stoughton 1960 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Stated fourteenth impression, 1960. Four of John Buchan's novels featuring his Richard Hannay character. The first entry in this omnibus edition, "The Thirty-Nine Steps", is a classic adventure tale which has been made into numerous movie versions. --- In textured maroon paper-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With sunning to spine and front cover and prior owner's signature to front paste-down, else a firm, clean, unmarked copy. ; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); x, 1204 pages 
Price: 25.50 USD
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Birds of Idaho, BURLEIGH, Thomas D.
26 BURLEIGH, Thomas D. Birds of Idaho
78883 Caldwell, Idaho The Caxton Printers, Ltd. 1972 0870042084 / 9780870042089 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
A hefty, systematic catalog of the avian life to be found in the Gem State. With many color plates, as well as b&w photos. --- In full tan buckram covers w/titling and decorations in blue foil on cover and spine. Jacket with mountain bluebird photo on cover. --- With prior owner's signature to title page; otherwise a bright, firm, clean copy. Jacket with faded (but readable) spine; housed in mylar which has been taped to the jacket. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; xiii, 467 pages 
Price: 25.50 USD
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The Summit of the Years, BURROUGHS, John
27 BURROUGHS, John The Summit of the Years
79172 Boston Houghton Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press, Cambridge 1913 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A collection of essays by naturalist John Burroughs (1837-1921). Mr. Burroughs, based in New York's Hudson Valley, was able to convey his love for nature through his many popular writings, which often appeared in magazines of his day. This work offers a nice selection of his simple, agreeable observations on nature. Indexed. --- In full vertically ribbed olive cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. With frontis image of a thoughtful Burroughs sitting on the porch his simple cabin. Top edge gilt. Lacks a dust jacket. --- Volume with some spine lean, prior owner's dated signature on front free endpaper, and with a nick to rear cover edge; otherwise a clean, firm copy.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); viii, 298 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Arabian Nights Entertainments (Two Volume Set), BURTON, Sir Richard F.[rancis] (translator)
28 BURTON, Sir Richard F.[rancis] (translator) The Arabian Nights Entertainments (Two Volume Set)
79027 New York The Heritage Press 1955 Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
A two volume set, in slipcase, of the classic work. Translated from the Arabic by Sir Richard Burton, and with notes from the prior translations by Henry Torrens, Edward Lane, and John Payne. With illustrations from miniature paintings by Arthur Szyk. Each volume with text at front, printed on gloss papers; and with the notes from the translators at the rear on more conventional papers. --- In black cloth-covered hardcovers with titling on covers and spines on ornate silver blocks. Books housed in a shared black paper-covered slipcase. Sandglass brochure not present. --- With prior owner's bookplates affixed to front paste-downs and with rubbing to cloth at spines, otherwise a clean, bright, unmarked set. Slipcase with light chafing; is structurally sound.; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 675, 262 (notes) pages 
Price: 40.50 USD
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The Way of All Flesh (Modern Library #13.1), BUTLER, Samuel
29 BUTLER, Samuel The Way of All Flesh (Modern Library #13.1)
79003 New York The Modern Library [c.1931-1939] Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
The author's controversial semi-autobiographical novel was published in 1903 after his death in 1902. With a biographical note about Butler and this work by R. A. Streatfeild. --- In Toledano spine 7: full rust balloon cloth-covered limp boards, gilt lettering and decorations on cover and spine, and with binder's red topstain. With orange Kent endpapers, no dust jacket. Likely published c.1931-1939 (no date appears in the book). ML #13.1. --- Spine is sunned (but titling is readable), with an open tear to title page and rounded cover corners. A partially detached rear hinge has been carefully repaired prior to this listing.; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 410 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Aircraft In Profile Volume 1/Part One, CAIN, Charles W. (general editor)
30 CAIN, Charles W. (general editor) Aircraft In Profile Volume 1/Part One
79086 Windsor, Berkshire, England/Garden City, New York Profile Publications Ltd./Doubleday & Company Inc. 1975 0385099827 / 9780385099820 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Revised (4th) edition, 1975. A U.S. edition of the first volume in the Aircraft in Profile series, providing in-depth descriptions of twelve important aircraft models used in World War I and World War II. With dozens of color illustrations and black & white photos. A facsimile edition of the first volume in the series. Publishers' dust jacket sticker apologizes for the lessened quality of the photos. --- In blue paper-covered boards and with titling gilt-stamped on spine. Dust jacket with aircraft images on front and back. --- Remainder spray to lower textblock edge, otherwise a clean, firm, unmarked copy. Good only jacket with front cover cut-out, light soiling and creasing to edges.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 144 pages 
Price: 18.00 USD
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A Dictionary of Birds, CAMPBELL, Bruce; LACK, Elizabeth (editors)
31 CAMPBELL, Bruce; LACK, Elizabeth (editors) A Dictionary of Birds
79063 Vermillion, South Dakota Buteo Books 1985 0931130123 / 9780931130120 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
A comprehensive gathering of relevant data about birds, giving detail about bird families and definitions of special terms. Published for the British Onithologists' Union; entries are arranged alphabetically, dictionary style. This hefty work utilizes contributions from 280 ornithologists, with over 500 photos, diagrams and drawings. --- In blue paper-covered boards with titling and bird illustration gilt-stamped on spine. Jacket with color Robert Gilmor illustration. --- With prior owner's signature on a couple of leaves at the front of the volume, plus on the textblock edge as well as a smudge to textblock edge. An inked note on front flap corrects the statement that this work contains a text of over 800,000 words, maintaining the total to be 1,010,000 words. The book is otherwise clean, firm and bright. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; xxx, 670 pages 
Price: 23.50 USD
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Letters of a Nation: A Collection of Extraordinary American Letters, CARROLL, Andrew (editor)
32 CARROLL, Andrew (editor) Letters of a Nation: A Collection of Extraordinary American Letters
79250 New York Kodansha America 1997 1568361963 / 9781568361963 First Edition Hardcover Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. Jacket flap blurb: ". . .over 200 letters. . .the most comprehensive collection of American letters ever assembled. . .by presidents, slaves, soldiers, prisoners, explorers, writers, revolutionaries, Native Americans, artists, religious and civil rights leaders, and Americans from all walks of life." With foreword by Marian Wright Edelman. --- In cream paper-covered boards backed in blue cloth w/titling gilt-stamped on spine. White jacket with pen nib design on cover, orig. $27 flap price intact. --- With a severely rounded cover corner (with corresponding curl to first few leaves); otherwise a bright, firm, unmarked copy. Jacket with minor creasing to edge, and retailer's sticker on back cover; otherwise in nice shape.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xlviii, 446 pages 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Catesby's Birds of Colonial America, CATESBY, Mark; FEDUCCIA, Alan (editor)
33 CATESBY, Mark; FEDUCCIA, Alan (editor) Catesby's Birds of Colonial America
79038 Chapel Hill, North Carolina The University of North Carolina Press 1985 0807816612 / 9780807816615 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket 
From the jacket flap: "With this lovely and informative book, Alan Feduccia revives the pathbreaking work of Mark Catesby, the English naturalist and illustrator who founded natural history and bird art in America." With all Catesby illustrations from his "Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands 1731-1743", annotated with modern descriptions of the species depicted. --- With a section of 16 color plates on rectos and versos of 8 leaves. With a foreword by Russell W. Peterson. One in the Fred W. Morrison Series in Southern Studies. --- In full light green cloth-covered boards with black spine titling. Jacket with wrap-around color blue jay image by Catesby. --- Possibly once property of a library, but with markings limited to glue remnants to rear paste-down, mylar jacket wrapper taped to boards, and markings on title page. A clean, bright copy in similar jacket, which is in mylar protector.; Fred W Morrison Series in Southern Studies; 4to 11" - 13" tall; (32), 176 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Shadows on the Rock, CATHER, Willa
34 CATHER, Willa Shadows on the Rock
78858 New York Alfred A. Knopf 1931 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Stated First Edition of author's novel, which is centered around a single year in the lives of settlers in colonial Quebec. --- In full green cloth-covered boards with titling on labels affixed to cover and spine. Lacks the dust jacket. --- With sunning to spine and some blotches of discoloration to cloth. Bookseller's discreet label to front free endpaper, otherwise interior is clean and textblock is firm.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 280 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Letters to His Son and Others (Everyman's Library #823), CHESTERFIELD, Lord
35 CHESTERFIELD, Lord Letters to His Son and Others (Everyman's Library #823)
79258 London/ New York J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd./E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. - Everyman's Library 1935 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
The letters of Lord Chesterfield (Philip Dormer Stanhope) (1694-1173) to his son have endured through the years and are presented in this Everyman's Library edition, published in 1935. --- In full orange cloth-covered boards w/gilt-stamped spine titling. Lacks the dust jacket. --- Heavily sunned spine, with barely readable gilt titling; otherwise a firm, clean, unmarked copy. ; 16mo (6 to 7 in. tall); xix, 312, 4, (15, ads) pages 
Price: 20.50 USD
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Lives of the Presidents of the United States (The Favorite Library), CLARK, Mary Fairman
36 CLARK, Mary Fairman Lives of the Presidents of the United States (The Favorite Library)
79060 Boston DeWolfe, Fiske & Co. 1901 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
A charming, illustrated work, providing brief biographies of the first 26 U. S. Presidents (Washington through Theodore Roosevelt). With about 6 color plates and many black & white engraved illustrations. --- In olive cloth-covered boards with color illustrations on front and titling in black on spine. --- The binding is quite loose, with prior owner's signature to front paste-down, markings to front endpapers and leaves have yellowed. Overall, volume is intact and readable. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 272 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Young Sam Johnson, CLIFFORD, James L.
37 CLIFFORD, James L. Young Sam Johnson
78981 New York McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc. 1955 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 
A full-length biography of Dr. Samuel Johnson, in which the author describes the first part of the celebrated lexicographer's life. With b&w illustrations, and map of Johnson's home town of Lichfield, England at endpapers and repeated near the back of the volume. --- In full ivory cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling on maroon cover & spine blocks. Jacket with painting of a youthful Sam Johnson. --- A clean, bright, unmarked copy. Dust jacket with chipping, creases, a spine sticker remnant and small tears along edges; is otherwise in good shape and w/unclipped orig. $5.75 flap price. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xv, 377 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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A Heritage and Its History, COMPTON-BURNETT, I.
38 COMPTON-BURNETT, I. A Heritage and Its History
79262 New York Simon and Schuster 1960 First Edition Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket 
Stated first printing of the American edition of Ivy Compton-Burnett's novel, which is centered around the Challoner family. The author's work has been variously described as "witty, dazzling, dark, shocking, comedic, and great." --- In grey marble-look paper-covered boards backed in grey cloth; titling gilt-stamped on maroon spine block. Jacket in purple, with Camera Press photo of the author on the cover. --- With very light soiling to front paste-down and textblock edge; boards are slightly splayed. Jacket with a number of chips and tears to edges, bears orig. $3.75 flap price and in removable mylar protector.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 249 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Lord Jim, CONRAD, Joseph
39 CONRAD, Joseph Lord Jim
79233 Garden City, New York International Collectors Library [c.1960s-70s] Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Conrad's classic tale of a man's shame and partial redemption was first published serially in 1899 and 1900. --- This volume is made to simulate a book with leatherbound qualities, with gilt stamped decorations and titling on full green paper-covered boards, top edge gilt and with sewn-in satin ribbon bookmark. With frontis portrait of Joseph Conrad. Lacks a dust jacket. Volume bears 1920 date, but likely published c.1960s-70s. --- With a couple of minor dents to covers and lightly scratched gilt textblock edge; else a bright, clean, firm copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 309 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Suspense, CONRAD, Joseph
40 CONRAD, Joseph Suspense
79120 London J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. 1925 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Joseph Conrad's final, unfinished novel in an early U. K. version which likely is a first edition. With introduction by Richard Curle, and a frontis drawing of Conrad and Captain David Bone, purportedly onboard the "Tuscania" in 1923 (though in reality the ship was sunk in 1918). --- In full horizontal-ribbed maroon cloth-covered boards with publisher's blindstamped device on cover, green topstain and gilt-stamped spine titling. Lacks a dust jacket. --- Prior owners' bookplate and signature affixed to front free endpaper, a little dulling to spine gilding, otherwise a clean, sound, unmarked copy.; Small Octavo (7-1/2 to 8 in. tall); vii, 303, (4, ads) pages 
Price: 54.50 USD
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