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1 2472
Ahearn, Allen and Patricia
Book Collecting. A Comprehensive Guide. 1995 Edition.
G.P. Putnam's Sons
New York, 1995
6.25 x 9.5 Inches
Later Printing
Cloth Hardcover
Fine, Fine
0399140492



viii.480 pgs. Fine hardcover, gilt lettering to spine, in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked, binding tight. Another timeless handbook for collectors, librarians and booksellers. With 3,500 titles, an additional 2,000 titles have been added to the previous 1989 edition. The 1978, 1986 and 1993 prices are included, as well as new sections on prizes and lists such as Pulitzers, Bookers, Edgars, Hugos, National Book Awards, Caldecotts, PEN/Faulkners, Nebulas, Newberys and Burgess. You are guided on which books to collect, how to identify first editions, evaluate condition and care for your collection. Contents: Introduction, Book Collecting, What to Collect: First Editions, Proofs and Advanced Review Copies, Limited Editions, Paperbacks or Paperwraps, Literary Prize Winners, High Spots in Literature, Sources For Books, Knowledgable Buying, Some Suggestions, First Edition Identification by Publisher, Using This Guide, Appendices: Pseudonyms, Book Dealers, Auction Houses, Selected Bibliography of Works Consulted. ISBN 0399140492. #2472.

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2 1015
Aldersey-Williams, Hugh
The Most Beautiful Molecule
Aurum Press Ltd.
London, 1995
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First British Edition
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
1854103032



8vo. ix. 340 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine dust jacket, clean and unmarked. The inside story of the remarkable discovery of Buckminsterfullerene, carbon-60. Written to delight and inform the layperson and scientist alike. Chapters: Introduction, Prologue-The Dome of Discovery, 1. Making Molecules, 2. September 1985, 3. The Search for the Yellow Vial, 4. On Symmetry and the Sexagesimal, 5. The Fuller View, 6. The Chemical Senses, 7. The Chemist-stylites, 8. September 1990, 9. The Peak Perfection, 10. "My Lords, What Does It Do?", 11. The Molecular Architects, Epilogue: Spot the Ball, Notes and References, Index. ISBN 1854103032. #1015.

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3 721
Aldridge, James
Mockery in Arms
Little, Brown and Co.
Boston, 1975
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First American Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good, Near Fine
0316031216



8vo. 382 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Very Good jacket. Black cloth spine, white endpapers. Dustjacket with light edge and corner wear, 1/2 inch closed tear and two small chips on back panel, in archival cover. Publishers slip laid in. ISBN 0316031216. #721.

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4 1025
Alfred De Musset
A Door Must Be Either Open or Shut. A Proverb.
The Rodale Press
London, 1955
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition Thus
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good


Alistair Grant

8vo. 44 pgs. Very good hardcover with very good glassine jacket as issued. Printed in England at The Chiswick Press. Printed translucent glassine jacket has a few small closed edge tears and tiny chips, slight age toning along edges, with British price on front flap. Bi-toned Illustration on front board, very slight fading to board and spine edges, light foxing to text block edges and endpapers. Internally clean and unmarked. #1025.

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5 354
Anderson, Christopher
Jagger. Unauthorized.
Delacorte Press.
New York, 1993
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Very Good+, Near Fine
038530825



8vo. 440 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Very Good+ jacket, clean and unmarked, binding tight, with minimal general shelf wear to dj, no chips, tears or marks. First Edition July 1993. Biography of Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones. Illustrated with a center section of black and white photos. Based on years of research and countless interviews with family, friends, neighbors, lovers and fellow musicians. Insights include Jagger's bisexual history, marriages to Bianca Jagger and Jerry Hall, his affairs with Marianne Faithful, Carly Simon, Linda Rondstadt and sexual escapades with numerous fans, including Madonna. Also covered ar substance abuse and drug trials, business dealings, his financial genius, band politics, scandals, the bloodbath at Altamont, musical hits and record-breaking tours.ISBN 038530825. #354.

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6 1496
Anderton, Stephen
Urban Sanctuaries : Peaceful Havens for the City Gardener
Timber Press, Incorporated, in Association with The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Portland, OR, U.S.A., 2001
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Fine
0881925020



4to. 144 pgs. Fine condition hardcover in Near Fine jacket. Jacket with small wrinkle near top edge of spine, else as new. A richly illustrated source of inspiration for building a special garden retreat-for both urban and suburban gardeners alike. Contents: Introduction. Part I: The Body of the Garden. Space and scale, light, soil, water, planting style. Part II: The Spirit of the Garden. Magic and mystery, the natural approach, the gardener's garden, devoted to water, minimalist style, rooms with views, roof and balcony retreats, family havens, directory of plants, index, acknowledgements. ISBN 0881925020. #1496.

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7 2496
Angelou, Maya
Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well
Random House
New York, 
8vo, 8.5 x 5.75 Inches
Later Printing
Hard Cover
Very Good+, Very Good
0394499514



66pgs. Very Good hardcover in Very Good+ jacket. Small remainder dot on top of text block near spine and small spot on cloth of rear corner where a bit of ink transferred to the inner surface of the dust jacket. Jacket has no chips or tears. Internally pristine with tight binding. Copyright 1975, this printing is not otherwise dated on copyright page, number line indicates a second printing B987654321. DJ price intact, not dated. Contents: Part 1: Pickin Em Up and Layin Em Down, Here's to Adhering, On Reaching Forty, The Telephone; Part 2: Passing Time, Now Long Ago, Greyday, Poor Girl, Come and Be My Baby, Senses of Insecurity, Alone, Communication I, Communication II, Wonder, A Conceit; Part 3: Request, Africa, America, For Us Who Dare Not Dare, Lord In My Heart, Artful Pose, The Couple, The Pusher, Chicken Licken; Part 4: I Almost Remember, Prisoner, Woman Me, John J., Southeast Arkanasia, Song for the Old Ones, Child Dead in Old Seas, Take Time Out, Elegy, Reverses, Little Girl Speakings, This Winter Day. About the Author. ISBN 0394499514. #2496

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8 2494
Angelou, Maya
Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well
Random House
New York, 1997
8vo, 8.5 x 5.75 Inches
First Edition Thus
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0679457070



66pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Pristine with tight binding. First printing of this Random House edition, number line 987654321 on copyright page, DJ dated4/97. Contents: Part 1: Pickin Em Up and Layin Em Down, Here's to Adhering, On Reaching Forty, The Telephone; Part 2: Passing Time, Now Long Ago, Greyday, Poor Girl, Come and Be My Baby, Senses of Insecurity, Alone, Communication I, Communication II, Wonder, A Conceit; Part 3: Request, Africa, America, For Us Who Dare Not Dare, Lord In My Heart, Artful Pose, The Couple, The Pusher, Chicken Licken; Part 4: I Almost Remember, Prisoner, Woman Me, John J., Southeast Arkanasia, Song for the Old Ones, Child Dead in Old Seas, Take Time Out, Elegy, Reverses, Little Girl Speakings, This Winter Day. About the Author. ISBN #0679457070. #2494

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9 2454
Aristophanes
Five Comedies. Translated from the Greek, with a Foreword, Introductions to Each Comedy, and Notes By the Translator. Illustrated By Laszlo Matulay.
The World Publishing Company [The Living Library]
Cleveland and New York, 1948
Small 8vo. 7.5 Inches Tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Cloth Hardcover
Very Good


Laszlo Matulay.

288 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover, black cloth, red topstain to textblock, no jacket. Light rubbing to cloth at edges and corners, binding sound. Illustrations by Laszlo Maturay. Translated from the Greek, with a Foreword, Introductions to Each Comedy, and Notes By the Translator. Contents: Translator's Foreword; Introduction. The Knights; Introduction. Lysistrata; Introduction. The Clouds; Introduction. The Birds; Introduction. The Frogs. #2454.

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10 2525
Avi
The Man Who Was Poe.
Orchard Books Div. Of Franklin Watts Inc
New York, 1989
8vo, 8.5 x 5.75 Inches
First Printing
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Fine
0531058336


Signed by Author
x.208pgs. Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket with faint shelf wear, clean and unmarked but for author's inscription on the half title page "For _- From The Man who is Avi 4-15-92". A young boy trusts his fate to a man claiming to be Auguste Dupin, of The Murders in the Rue Morgue. Dupin is actually Edgar Allan Poe. Can he help find Edmund's twin sister alive? AVI is an author of adventure, mystery and haunting, including Wolf Rider, Devil's Race, Encounter at Easton (Christopher Award) and The Fighting Ground (Scott O'Dell Award), as well as two comedies:S.O.R. Losers and Romeo and Juliet -Together (and Alive!). ISBN 0531058336. #2525.

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11 2475
Babcock, Mary Reynolds.
First Aid For Flowers. Mary Reynolds Babcock. Her Notes. Introduction By Beatrice P. Hendrix.
Farrar Straus & Company
New York, 1954
8vo, 8.5 x 5.25 Inches
No Additional Printings Indicated
Hard Cover
Good to Very Good, Very Good




55 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover in Good to Very Good jacket. Binding sound, scattered light foxing to text. Jacket has light spotting and general smudging, with a small stain near rear edge of spine. Copyright 1954 by Old Salem Inc., organized for the restoration of Winston-Salem North Carolina. Dedicated to the garden clubs of Winston Salem NC and Greenwich CT. "To best prolong the life of flowers, understand them". Arranged alphabetically by flower or plant name, this unusual collation of the notes of Mary Reynolds Babcock offers tips, tricks and advice on the handling of cut flowers and stems so as to best preserve and prolong their freshness in arrangements. An unusual addition with some unique information for a gareener's reference shelf. #2475

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12 541
Bacon, Leonard
Animula Vagula.
Harper & Brothers, NY. Copyright 1926.
New York, 1926
12mo - 6¾ - 7¾ Inches Tall
First Edition.
Hard Cover
Very Good




12 mo. 37 pgs Very Good condition hardcover. Stated First Edition. Green cloth with paper title pieces on spine and front cover. Some edge chipping to paper of title on spine, not obtrusive to lettering. Very lightly foxed endpapers, with owner name on front endpaper, else clean, sound and unmarked. Introduction followed by 27 poems. Other works by this Pulitzer Prize winning poet include The Heroic Battles of Servia, The Cid, Ulug beg, Ph.D.s, Guinea-fowl and Other Poultry, Lost Buffalo and Other Poems, Sunderland Capture and Day of Fire. #541.

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13 2275
Balzac [Honore De Balzac]
Eugenie Grandet
Nelson
Paris, 1932
16mo - 5¾ Inches - 6 3/4 Inches Tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Decorated Cloth Hardcover
Very Good




271pgs + adv. Very Good condition cloth hardcover, decorative binding. Minimal overall wear with a trace of rubbing at edges and corners and a shallow ding to cloth in front gutter where front board meets mid spine. Binding sound, light foxing to endpapers, a few scatterd notations and underlines in French. Text is in the French language. A novel centering around a village miser, Felix Eugenie, his obsession with gain at all costs, and the effect of his miserliness on his wife, his daughter Eugenie, his family and fellow villagers. Set in early nineteenth century Napoleonic France in a town called Saumur. Appended at the end of the text are 12 pgs of advertisements for other titles by Nelson Editeurs. #2275.

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14 362
Barker, Clive
Sacrament
HarperCollins
New York, 1996
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
006017949X

Gene Mydlowski

8vo.447 pgs. Fine Hardbound in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked with no discernable defects. A story about a wildlife photographer, Will Rabjohns, who has made his reputation photographing endangered species, and a fateful trip to the Arctic where a mystical encounter with a bear leaves him all but dead. A journey of self-discovery leads him back to AIDS-plagued San Francisco, New York, and the Scottish moors, where he penetrates the ultimate mystery, "The "Domus Mundi" and discovers the secret that links his destiny to that of all the innumerable creatures on the planet. ISBN 006017949X. #362.

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15 125
Barnes, Linda
Steel Guitar
Delacorte Press
New York, 1991
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition Nov. 1991
Hard Cover
Very Good, Near Fine
0385300131



8vo. 257 pgs. Near Fine condition hardcover in Very Good jacket. White boards, black spine with gold lettering, clean and unmarked. Light edgewear. Dust jacket has 1/4 inch closed tear at bottom spine corner, two tiny closed tears at top rear. Author of COYOTE. The fourth of the Carlotta Carlyle mysteries, set in Boston. Blues singer Dee Willis comes back into Carlotta's life. ISBN 0385300131. #125.

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16 491
Basch, Rachel.
Degrees of Love
W.W. Norton Co.
New York, 1998
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0393046257


Signed by Author
8vo. 281 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, SIGNED by author on half-title page. Author's first novel. Removable "Autographed Copy" sticker on front cover. A young couple's world starts to unravel when their eighteen month old child is accidentally burned, and the report of an emergency room physician prompts the state to take temporary custody. ISBN 0393046257.#491.

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17 2347
Batcheller, Frances N. Et al
Handbook on Gesneriads (African-Violets, Gloxinias and Their Relatives) Plants & Gardens Vol. 23 Spring (May) 1967.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
New York, 1967
6 x 9 Inches

Softcover Pamphlet
Very Good




81 pgs. Very Good condition staple bound softcover with light overall shelfwear, internally clean and unmarked. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Contents and contributors included: Cultural Notes for Achieving Extreme Beauty in Plants - Henry Teuscher, Afican-Violets - Alma Wright, Fluorescent lighting - Frances N. Batcheller, Gesneriads in the Greenhouse - Cornelius Ackerson, Dictionary of Gesneriads - Frances N. Batcheller, Episcias - Peggy Schulz, Columneas for Versatility - M. Carleton L'Hommedieu, Achimenes - Paul Arnold, Plant Huunting in the Tropics - Thomas E. Talpey, Streptocarpus - R.D.A. Bayliss, Florist Gloxinias and Their Kin - Carl D. Clayberg, Gesneriads as a Family - B.L. Burtt, The Little oNes - Ruth Katzenberger, Growing and Showing - Olive S. Hull and William Henry hull jr., Propagating Gesneriads - Frances N. Batcheller, Pests and Diseases - Michael J. Kartuz, Hybridiziing Gesneriads - Robert E. Lee, Chromosome Numbers in the Gesneriaaceae - Robert E. Lee, Classification of Gesneriad Genera - Robert E. Lee, Suppliers, Books and Organizations Concerned with Gesneriaceae. #2347.

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18 951
Bawden, F.C.
Plant Viruses and Virus Diseases
Ronald Press Co.
New York, 1964
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
4th Edition
Cloth
No Jacket, Very Good




8vo. vii. 361 pgs.Very Good condition blue cloth hardbound, no jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked with exception of owner name on front pastedown, light foxing to fore edge and several tiny check marks in table of contents. Sections include: symptomology - changes in appearance, physiological changes and host-plant metabolic changes; methods of transmission; assay methods; composition of virus particles; morphology of viruses;; inactivation; multiplication; movement; genetic variability; classification; control.#951.

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19 676
Beahm, George, Editor.
The Unauthorized Anne Rice Companion
Andrews and McMeel, MO. 1996. First Edition.
MO, 1996
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Softbound Pb
Fine
0836210360



8vo. 246 pgs. Fine condition softcover. A biographical, bibliographical resource and reference guide. Thematically organised in five sections plus appendices: The Real World of Anne Rice, The Unreal World of Anne Rice, On Anne Rice, Chiaroscuro - Anne Rice and the Cinema and A Look at the Books. ISBN 0836210360. #676.

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20 1221
Bechteler, W. (editor)
Transport of Suspended Solids in Open Channels : Proceedings of Euromech 192, Munich - Neubibiberg, 11-15 June 1985
A. A. Balkema
3000 BR Rotterdam, Netherlands, 1986
Small 4to.
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine.
9061916445



Sm. 4to. x.268 pgs. Near Fine hardcover, clean and unmarked. Proceedings of this symposium are orgainized in the following sections: Flow structures as related to suspended sediment transport, particle-fluid dynamics; Concentration distribution and transport of suspended load under steady flow conditions; Reservoir sedimentation, settling basins; Resuspension, suspended and bed-load interaction; Suspended sediment transport under nonsteady flow conditions; special topics. ISBN 9061916445. #1221.

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21 1816
Beebe, William
The Log of the Sun. A Chronicle of Nature's Year.
Garden City
New York, 1927
Small 8vo.
Later Edition
Cloth Hardcover
Very Good


Walter King Stone

x.321pgs. Very Good condition green cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to front and spine. Top of text block edge is red. Clean, sound, attractive with minimal shelf wear, unmarked except for previous owner name neatly penned to front free endpaper. Color frontis by Walter King Stone. A series of 52 essays, arranged by month, presenting familiar subjects from unusual points of view. Bird's-eye, mammal and insect perspectives on facing storms and night and cold and seasonal changes. Portions of the text have been published previously in "Outing", "Recreation", "The Golden Age", "The New York Evening Post" and "The New York Tribune". #1816

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22 542
Benedict, Madeline
Sudden Door
The Golden Quill Press.
New Hampshire, 1960
12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Hard Cover
Very Good+, Near Fine



Signed by Author
64 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Very Good+ condition jacket. Blue cloth boards, white leather spine with gilt lettering and decoration. Very slight rubbing to bottom corners. White dustwrapper with uncut front flap, blue decoration and lettering. Upper edge of jacket has a tiny closed tear and corner chip. SIGNED and inscribed "Cordially ever, Madeline Benedict" on front endpaper. Clean and unmarked. By the author of "Spring Will Not Fail" and "Fleet as the Swallow's Dip". #542.

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23 497
Benet, Stephen Vincent.
Selected Works of Stephen Vincent Benet. Vol. II : Prose.
Farrar & Rinehart
New York, 1942
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Hard Cover
Very Good




8vo. 483 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover. Blue cloth boards with pink title panel on spine. Gilt lettering to spine, slightly faded. FR colophon on copyright page. Very faint water spots to cloth of top front board. Owner bookplate on front endpaper, else clean and unmarked. Includes Stories of American History, Spanish Bayonet, Tales of Our Time, Fantasies and Prophesies. #497.

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24 2259
Benton, Joel
Emerson as a Poet
M.F. Mansfield & A. Wessels
New York, 1883
12mo - 6¾ - 7¾ Inches Tall
No Additional Printings Stated
Cloth Hardcover
Good




168 pgs. Good condition rust colored cloth hardcover. Gilt lettering to front and spine, top edge gilt. Binding sound. Light to moderate rubbing of cloth at edges and corners, top of spine edge frayed, faded area of cloth at bottom of front cover. A two inch semicircular clear water spot is visible at the bottom margin of textblock, along bottom outer corner of pages 33-144, text not affected. Owner name [Edith True] on front endpaper, attractive frontis portrait of Emerson, tissue intact. Sections: Dedication, Prefatory Note, Emerson as a Poet, The New Poms of Emerson, Appendix, Concordance to Emerson's Poetry, Emerson as a Magazine Topic, Some Books About Emerson. By the author of "In the Poe Circle" and other biographical works, Joel Benton (1832-1911) was a native of Amenia NY and founder of Amenis Times (now Harlem Valley Times) newspaper. #2259.

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25 1678
Berliocchi, Luigi
The Orchid in Lore and Legend.
Timber Press
Oregon, 2001
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Second Printing.
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0881924911



8vo. 184 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Translated by Lenore Rosenberg and Anita Weston. Firsy published in1996 as "Il flore degli dei, l'orchideadel mito alla storia" by Nuovo Equilibri, Viterbo, Italy. Foreword by Henry Oakley. Richly illustrated throughout with black and white period engravings and paintings and full page color plates from Warner and Williams "The Orchid Album". An account of the discovery of the orchid and it's place in literature, religion, the arts, magic, cuisine, lore and legend. Also included is an account of the most popular genera and their cultivation. Chapters: myths and legends, from prehistory to history, patrons and hunters, arts and customs (literature, art, magic, religion, medicine, edible orchid products), the plant (habitat, plant structure and behavior), the genera (Cattleya, Cymbidium, Dendrobium, Epidendrum, Enciclia, Laelia, Miltonia and Miltoniopsis, Odontoglossum, Oncidium, Paphiopedilum and other slipper-orchids, Phalaenopsis, Vanda, European Orchids), growing orchids, sources, index of orchids. ISBN 0881924911. #1678.

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26 591
Bernard, April
BLACKBIRD BYE BYE.
Random House.
New York and Cleveland, 1989
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Near Fine
0394535369



66 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket. Black cloth spine, maroon boards. Clean and unmarked. Very shallow bump to upper front corner. Faint wrinkle to upper edge of rear panel of dust jacket, no chips or tears. Complex and eclectic, this collection explores a wide range of characters " from gangsters to politicians, from artists to beggars to young lovers". The Staions of the Cross become "a contemporary journey in pain and doubt". Winner of The Academy of American Poets' 1988 Walt Whitman Award. Author of "Pirate Jenny". ISBN 0394535369. # 591.

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27 1661
Blackstone, Bernard
Virginia Woolf. Writers and Their Work : No. 33.
Longmans, Green and Co.
London, 1956
8vo - 7¾ - 9¾ Inches Tall
Revised Edition.
Softbound Pb, Pamphlet Bound.
Very Good




48 pgs. Very Good condition softcover, pamphlet bound, paper wraps. Light tea colored spot to top edge of text block near spine, otherwise clean and unmarked with minimal wear. Sepia toned frontis portrait of the author. A biography and select bibliography, with an index of essays and stories. No. 33 in the bibliographical series of supplements to "British Book News" on Writers and Their Work. General Editor Bonamy Dobree. #1661.

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28 2353
Blake, John B.
Short Title Catalogue of Eighteenth Century Printed Books in the National Library of Medicine.
Martino Publishing
1998
8vo - 7¾ - 9¾ Inches Tall
Later Reprint
Cloth Hardcover
As New
1578980860



501 pgs. Fine condition tan cloth hardcover, As New, clean, crisp, unmarked. Martino Limited Reprint Edition, limited to 100 copies. List of works printed from 1701 through 1800 which are held in the History of medicine Collection of the National Library of Medicine. Approximately 25,000 items, both monographs and serials, are included which had not been recorded in either the Index-Catalogue or The National Union Catalog Pre-1956 imprints. ISBN 1578980860 #2353

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29 1735
Block, Robert
Collecting Early Machine-Made Marbles : The M. F. Christensen & Son Company and Christensen Agate Company
Schiffer Pub Ltd
Atglen, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 2003
8vo - 7¾ - 9¾ Inches Tall

Glossy Hardcover
Fine
0764318276



158 pgs. Fine condition glossy hardcover, New.. Detailed color photos. Text by renowned marble authority. From the cover: With this book, readers will discover machine-made marbles from the early 1900 to the 1930's that revolutionized the glass marble industry. Over 700 beautiful color photos display marbles produced by the Ohio-based companies M.F. Christensen & Son Company and Christensen Agate Company. Among those displayed are bricks, cobras, guineas, opaques, slags, single pontil slags, swirls, hand-gathered swirls and early slag traditionals. Text includes descriptions, history and methods of manufacture. ISBN 0764318276. #1735.

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30 1356
Bloomfield, Arthur
A Bibliography of Internal Medicine : Communicable Diseases
Martino Publishing
Mansfield Center, CT, U.S.A., 2000
8vo
First Printing Thus
Hard Cover
Fine
1578982391



8vo. viii. 560 pgs. As New fine condition hardcover, green cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to spine. This is a facsimile of the 1958 edition published by the University of Chicago Press. Bibliographical entries are arranged within categories of specific diseases, with an abstract of the contents for each cited publication. These communicable diseases are covered: Typhoid Fever, Cholera, Bacillary Dysentery, Plague, Brucella Infection, Pneumococcal Pneumonia, Scarlet Fever, Erysipelas, Rheumatic Fever, Meningococcal Infection, Gonorrhea and Gonococcal Infection, Tuberculosis, Leprosy, Diptheria, Tetanus, Typhus, Syphilis: Part I. From John Hunter to the Discovery of the Treponeme (1905), Syphilis: Part II.From the Discovery of the Treponeme (1905), Malaria, Amebic Dysentery, Poliomyelitis: 1800 to Experimental Transmission (1909), The Common Cold, Measles, Smallpox, Vaccinia, Rabies, Yellow Fever, Herpes Zoster, Mumps, Whooping Cough, Author Index. ISBN 1578982391. #1356.

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31 792
Bogen, Nancy
Klytaimnestra Who Stayed at Home
Lintel Press
Roanoke, Va., 1988
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Hardcover Printing
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
0931642221

Alan Henderson
Signed by Author
8 vo. 240 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover in Very Good jacket. Grey cloth, faint foxing to upper text block edge else clean and unmarked. Front endpaper SIGNED: "#55 of 200 Nancy Bogen". Dust jacket in protective cover with light edge and corner wear, small chip top spine and lightly soiled spot bottom rear panel. Author's first novel, first printing thus. First printed as a paperback by Twickenharm Press, 1980. A classic Greek tale with a satiric twist- a novel about the Trojan War from a modern woman's point of view. ISBN 093164221. #792.

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32 147
Bova, Ben
Orion and the Conqueror
Tom Doherty Associates (TOR)/ St. Martin's Press.
New York and Cleveland, 1994
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
031285447

Boris Vallejo

8vo. 350 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. February 1994 First edition. Black boards and spine, gold lettering, clean and unmarked. Jacket illustration by Boris Vallejo. ISBN 0312854471. #147

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33 376
Bowen, Catherine Drinker
Francis Bacon. The Temper of a Man.
Little, Brown and Co., Boston. 1963. First Edition.
Boston, 1963
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Cloth
Very Good, Very Good




8vo. 245 pgs. Very Good+ hardcover in Very Good jacket. Maroon cloth, illustrated frontis portrait. Dust jacket has several small closed tears and chips, with protective cover. Illus. with black and white plates. Biography of Sir Francis Bacon in five parts: Prologue, Lord Bacon's Reputation; An Elizabethan Eden 1561-1579; The Struggle to rise 1579-1613; Bacon Ascending 1613-1620; impeachment 1621; A Noble Five Years 1621-1626. #376.

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34 522
Bower, Muriel
Foil Fencing. Wm. C. Brown Sports and Fitness Series.
Wm. C. Brown, Iowa. Copyright 1985, Fifth Edition.
IOWA, 1985
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Fifth Edition.
Softbound Pb
Very Good
0697003698



8vo. 110 pgs. Very Good condition softcover. Selection and care of equipment, basic skills, conditioning, bouting, rules and etiquette. ISBN 0697003698. #522.

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35 1591
Boyd, Ernest
Literary Blasphemies
Harper & Brothers Publishers
New York and London, 1927
8vo - 7¾ - 9¾ Inches Tall
First Edition
Hard Cover
Fair, Very Good




8vo. 265 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover quarter bound in green buckrham cloth with green boards and matching title piece on spine. Stated First Edition. Slight darkening to spine at edges, wear to cloth of upper spine end. Paper over front hinge cracked, underlying binding remains intact. Clean and unmarked throughout. Jacket is present but in fragments, pieces are separated at the paper folds, held in place in a clear archival cover. With a refreshing attitude of "appreciative irreverence", a literary Friar's Roast of sorts, biographical commentaries and critiques are presented for William Shakespeare, John Milton, Jonathan Swift, Lord Byron, Charles Dickens, Edgar Allan Poe, Walt Whitman, Henry James, Thomas Hardy. Excerpt from the chapter on Walt Whitman: "Walt Whitman was the first of the literary exhibitionists whose cacaphonous incongruities and general echolalia are the distinguishing marks of what is regarded as poetry in aesthetic circles today". From the chapter on Edgar Allan Poe: "The high status of Edgar Allan Poe to-day [sic] seems to be largely another manifestation of that modern American delight in sin whereby the intelligentsia demonstrate their emancipation from the simple code of their rude forefathers. He is invested with the same glamour of sympathetic wickedness to which may be traced the benevolent smiles that greet all violations of the Eighteenth Amendment in cultivated and enlightened society". From the chapter on John Milton "In a sense his fame is even more inhumanly secure, his reputation more sacrosanct, because he liked biblical subjects in his moments of relaxation from the writing of those dreary political pamphlets which actually occupied the best years of his life and are as extinct as the conditions out of which they arose". Of Lord Byron, it was said that Byron "understood the rights of man, but he seems never to have heard of the rights of woman". In a remark to Lady Blessingham"I have not quite made up my mind that women have souls". Also mentioned is Harriet Beecher Stowe's efforts to vindicate Lady Byron after their marital separation and to bring to light Byron's incestuous affair with his half-sister. Of Shakespeare, the author writes: " He has no message for mankind and his humor is frequently so feeble that a bad burlesque show is brilliant in comparison...If he is irresistible it is because he is a musician of words so lovely that the English tongue is forever illuminated by his use of it".#1591.

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36 1527
Braithwaite, Richard Bevan
Scientific Explanation. A Study of the Function of Theory, Probability and Law in Science. Based Upon the Tarner Lectures 1946.
Cambridge University Press
New York and London, 1957
8vo - 7¾" - 9¾" Tall
Second American Printing
Cloth Hardcover
Very Good, Very Good




xii. 376 pgs. Very Good condition navy cloth hardcover in Very Good jacket. Book is clean, sound, unmarked with minimal shelwear. Jacket price intact, light edgewear, sunning to paper at spine. Based upon the Tarner lectures given by the author in 1946, its primary purpose is to explain, by way of detailed examples, the logical features common to all the sciences. Contents: Introductory, Scientific deductive systems and their representations, The status of the theoretical terms of a science, Models for scientific theories; their use and misuse, Statistical hypotheses, probability statements and class-ratio arithmetic, The meaning of probability statements within a scientific system, the choice between statistical hypotheses, the justification of induction, laws of nature and causality, Causal and teleological explanation, explanation of scientific laws, index. #1527

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37 1342
Brookes, Martin
Get a Grip on Genetics (Get a Grip on...Series)
Time-Life Education, Incorporated
Alexandria, VA, U.S.A., 1998
8vo - 7¾" - 9¾" Tall
First Printing
Soft Cover, Stiff Wraps
Fine
073700035X

Andrew Kaulman, Andrew Kulman

8vo. 192 pgs. Fine softcover, clean and unmarked, in stiff wraps with matching illustrated paper cover. Kraft-paper colored pages with black print, with illustrations and drawings scattered informally alongside each topic. Content is presented clearly and imaginatively, useful and entertaining for novice, student and scientist alike. "From Mendel and the garden peas to the world-embracing Human Genome Project, discover what you need to know about what genes are and what they do. This book moves from the earliest experiments to the discoveries of Watson and Crick to modern efforts to identify the function of every human gene." Includes index. For similar illustrative style and subject matter, see also book numbers 1343 (Get a Grip series on Evolution) and 1856 (Darwin for Beginners). ISBN 073700035X. #1342.

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38 1547
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
Sonnets From the Portugese
Peter Pauper Press
Mount Vernon, New York, 
12mo - 6¾" - 7¾" Tall
Edition Not Stated.
Hard Cover
Good to Very Good, Good to Very Good


Mary Jane Gorton

12mo 60 pgs. Good to Very Good condition hardcover in Good to Very Good dust jacket. Jacket has some foxing and smudging primarily along edges, spine area darkened, no chips or tears, price is intact. Book has some age darkening along edges, endpapers lightly foxed. Front endpaper with bookplate featuring a hand planting a seedling. Internally clean and unmarked. With three-toned illustrations throughout by Mary Jane Gorton. #1547.

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39 1243
Burckhardt, Jacob
RUBENS. Complete Edition with One Hundred and Forty Plates, Four in Full Colour, and a Selection From the Painter's Correspondence.
Phaidon Publishers Inc. (distributed By The Oxfurd University Press)
New York, 1950
12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Hard Cover
Good to Very Good, Very Good




12mo. 374 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover in Good to Very Good jacket. Blue decorated cloth, clean and unmarked. Jacket has several small edge tears and rubbing to paper at edges. Complete Edition with One Hundred and Forty Plates, Four in Full Colour, and a Selection From the Painter's Correspondence. Edited by H. Gerson. Contents: Editor's Introduction, Synopsis by Burckhardt, Recollections of Rubens, Notes, Selected Letters of Rubens, Plates, Index of Collections, Index of Ruben's Works. Nicely illustrated throughout. Burckhardt's essay is translated by Mary Hottinger. The translation of selected letters is by R. H. Boothroyd and I. Grafe. #1243.

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40 589
Burke, James Lee
Cadillac Jukebox
Hyperion
New York, 1996
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Very Good+, Very Good
0786861754

Victor Weaver, Dave Henderson

8vo. 297 pgs. Very Good hardcover in Very Good+ dust jacket, jacket is pristine but for a small 1/4 inch closed tear to top back panel, protected in removable archival cover. A gently read copy with very light overall shelf wear, wherein Dave Robicheaux comes to the aid of local politician Aaron Crown and gets entangled with a Mafia princess, a psychedelic guru, a psychopath and a former lover, now governor's wife. Settings include the New Orleans Garden District and Old Mexico. ISBN 0786861754. #588.

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41 1763
Burke, James Lee
Cimarron Rose
Hyperion Books
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., 1997
8vo - 7¾ - 9¾ Inches Tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0786862580

Victor Weaver, Dave Henderson

288 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean, unmarked, pristine. James Lee Burke introduces a new series set in the American West. ISBN 0786862580. #1763

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42 1343
Burnie, David
Get a Grip on Evolution (Get a Grip on...Series)
Time-Life Education, Incorporated
Alexandria, VA, U.S.A., 1998
8vo - 7¾" - 9¾" Tall

Soft Cover, Stiff Wraps
Fine
0737000368

Andrew Kulman, Andrew Kulman

8vo. 192 pags. Fine softcover, clean and unmarked, in stiff wraps with matching illustrated paper cover. Kraft-paper colored pages with black print, with illustrations and drawings scattered informally alongside each topic. Content is presented clearly and imaginatively, useful and entertaining for novice, student and scientist alike. "Ever since Darwin, the question of ancestry, human and animal, has been hotly disputed, and a merry trail of claims, hoaxes and confusion has kept us all entertained. Until the 18th century, everyone knew where they stood on the ladder of nature, with jellyfish at the bottom, humans at the top and guinea pigs somewhere in between. But as more evidence was gathered from living things and fossils, the great chain of being started to get a bit fuzzy. And then Darwin went off to the Galapagos Islands and the fun began."" Includes index. For similar illustrative style and subject matter, see also book numbers 1342 (Get a Grip series on Genetics) and 1856 (Darwin for Beginners). ISBN 0737000368. #1343.

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43 1937
Cabell, James Branch
The Cream of the Jest. Introduction By Harold Ward.
The Modern Library
New York, 
16mo - 5¾ Inches - 6 3/4 Inches Tall

Leatherette
Very Good




xii.250pgs. Very Good condition. Dark Green leatherette binding no. 4, Bernhard endpapers [circa 1925-1929] with gilt to spine. Light wear to edges, bottom spine edge frayed, spine slightly crinkled. Owner names on front blank. List of Modern Library titles after text. #1937.

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44 2541
Campbell, Killis
The Mind of Poe and Other Studies
Harvard University Press
Cambridge Massachusets, 1933
12mo - 5 x 7.5 Inches
First Edition
Cloth Hardcover
Good

Ex-Library


238pgs. Good condition brown cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt, usual ex-library markings in the usual places, former owner name on copyright page and preface, otherwise clean throughout, binding tight. Cornerstone biography and literary commentary on Edgar Allan Poe, his personal life, personality, eclectic education and background and his sometimes self-revelatory body of work. Sections: The Mind of Poe, Contemporary Opinion of Poe, The Poe-Griswold Controversy, The Backgrounds of Poe, Self-Revelation in Poe's Poems and Tales, The Origins of Poe and The Poe Canon. #2541.

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45 103
Canfield, Dorothy
Seasoned Timber
Harcourt, Brace and Co.
New York, 1939
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition, Second Printing
Cloth
Good to Very Good




8vo. 485 pgs. Very Good hardcover. Illus. frontis. Cloth is tan, attractive coarse linen texture with green and brown title piece on spine. Owner name on front paste down. Small letter "B" stamped on front pastedown, bottom of title page and edges. Light foxing to endpapers, text clean and sound. Headmaster Timothy Hulme is in a serious quandry after the academy is willed one million dollars with the stipulation that Jewish, female, and local students must be winnowed out. Intertwined with the flavors of Vermont life and geography. By the author of "Understood Betsy" and "Fellow Captains" (as Dorothy Canfield Fisher, with co-author Sarah N. Cleghorn). #103

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46 1715
Carroll, Lewis [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson]
Alice in Wonderland and Other Favorites. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Through the Looking-Glass, The Hunting of the Snark.
Washington Square Press
New York, 1960
16mo - 5¾ Inches - 6 3/4 Inches Tall
No Additional Printings Stated
Softbound Pb
Very Good


Sir John Tenniel

vi.274 pgs. Very Good condition softcover vintage pb, clean and unmarked. Rubbing to covers at edges and corners, age-toning to page edges, binding sound, spine not creased. Copyright 1951. With 92 illustrations by Sir John Tenniel. Includes a biographical note on the author.[Lewis Carroll ia a pseudonym for C.L. Dodgson] #1715.

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47 2135
Cauthen, Irby B., Jr.; Dameron, Lasley J.
Edgar Allan Poe : A Bibliography of Criticism, 1827-1967 (Bibliographical Society Ser.)
University Press of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA, U.S.A., 1974
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition
Cloth
Near Fine
0813904986



8vo. xvi. 386 pgs. Near Fine condition hardcover, as unread, with a trace of external shelfwear. Red cloth, gilt lettering to spine and front board. Contents: Preface, Abbreviations, Checklist of Poe Criticism Composed in English 1827-1967, Checklist of Poe Criticism in Foreign Languages, 1827-1967, Index. #2135. ISBN 0813904986

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48 1487
Caveney, Graham
Screaming with Joy : The Life of Allen Ginsberg
Bantam Books.
New York, NY, U.S.A., 1999
8vo
First American Edition
Hard Cover
As New, As New
0767902785



8vo. 216 pgs. As New hardcover in As New jacket, clean and unmarked. Black and white cover art.The first fully illustrated tribute to Allen Ginsberg, the best-known American poet of the post-war generation, mother of the Beats, and walking embodiment of Western counterculture. ISBN 0767902785. #1487.

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49 2447
Champlain Silk Mills
The Handbook of Spun Silk. Containing the Essential Facts About Its Nature and Uses, Together with a Reference Table of Comparative Sizes.
Champlain Silk Mills
Madison Ave NY, 1922
Small 8vo. 7.75 Inches Tall
Limited Edition
Hard Cover
Good to Very Good

Limited Edition


31pgs. Good to Very Good condition hardcover, No. 594 of a limited edition by Champlain Silk Mills, presented to Mackay, Wilde & Co. as indicated on front endpapers. A one inch chip from mid spine and several fades and spots on front board. Binding sound, internally clean and unmarked but for one page with a few sentences lightly underlined. Contents: What is Spun Silk, How it is Made, Spun Silk vs. Schappe, Gum in Silk, Foreign Matter, Color, Lustre, Weight, Size, Table of Corresponding Sizes in Spun Silk, Cotton, Etc., Dyeing, Package Form, Skeins for Dyeing or Warping in the Natural, Tubes for Warping and Braiding, Cones, Filling and Warp Yarns, Quality, Characteristics, Uses of Spun Silk, Co-operation, Champlain Spun Silk, Grades, Rules and Regulations to Govern Spun Silk Transactions. #2447.

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50 2530
Chance, Teri Dunn
How to Eradicate Invasive Plants
Timber Press
Oregon, 2013
8vo - 7 - 9.75 Inches
First Printing, First Edition
Soft Cover
Fine
1604693061



336 pgs. Fine condition, new from publisher, softcover. Very useful information on identification, safe eradication options and responsible replacement of invasive plants in your garden landscape with non-invasive alternatives.Color photographs throughout, nicely illustrated. Sections: Weedy Words, 1. Know Thy Enemy, 2. Combat Thy Enemy, 3. Water and Bog Plants, 4. Annuals, Biennials and Tropical Perennials, 5. Herbaceous Perennials, 6. Grasses and Bamboos, 7. Vines, 8. Shrubs, 9. Trees, Problem Areas for Problem Plants, Metric Conversions, Suggested Reading, Online Resources, Acknowledgments, Photo Credits, Index, About the Author. ISBN 9781604693065. # 2530.

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51 957
Chao, Patricia
Monkey King
HarperCollins Publishers
New York, 1997
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
006018681X



8vo. 310 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Author's first novel. Pristine. A story of recovery, memory and enlightenment as a young Chinese woman, after a mental breakdown and hospital sojourn, explores her past and the secrets in her extended Chinese family in order to come to terms with her hidden demons. ISBN 006018681X. #957.

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52 1926
Charles Lamb.
Charles Lamb. Selections from His Letter, Essays and Verses. [Little Masterpieces]
Thompson, Brown & Co
New York, 1915
16mo - 5¾ Inches - 6 3/4 Inches Tall

Cloth Hardcover
Very Good




ix.156pgs. Very Good little green cloth hardcover, light shelf wear and rubbing to cloth at corners, gilt lettering and decoration to front and spine. Internally clean, sound, unmarked. Frontis portrait engraving of Charles Lamb, tissue intact. Contents: Editor's Introduction; Essays: The Two Races of Men, New Year's Eve, Imperfect Sympathies, Dream-Children: A Reverie, A Dissertaction Upon Roast Pig, On Some of the Old Actors, Detached Thoughts on Books and Reading, The Superannuated Man, Old China; Letters: To Coleridge [3 letters], To Manning [2 letters], To Wordsworth [4 letters], To Miss Hutchinson [1 letter], To J. Taylor [2 letters], To Bernard Barton [2 letters]; Verses: A Farewell to Tobacco, She is Going, The Old Familiar Faces. #1926

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53 1895
Clarke, W.W.
Pennsylvania Beekeeping. Circular 544.
Pennsylvania Cooperative Extension Service

8vo - 7¾ - 9¾ Inches Tall

Softcover, Paper Wraps
Very Good




63 pgs. Publication place and date not stated. Very Good condition softcover, pamphlet bound (staples). Slight rubbing to paper along spine and bottom edge of rear cover, otherwise clean and unmarked. Contents: The colony and its organization, Making a start, Package bees, Spring Management of bees, Requeening, Swarm control, Fall management of bees, honey production, Individual management practices, Laying workers, Robbing by bees, Making Increase, Bees for pollination, Rendering Beeswax, Bee diseases, Suggestions for Marketing, Summary of management practices around the calendar, Glossary. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos, tables and drawings. #1895.

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54 1880
Clement, Catherine. Translated By Steve Cox and Ros Schwartz.
Theo's Odyssey
Arcade Publishing
New York, 1999
8vo - 7¾ - 9¾ Inches Tall
First North American Edition
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
1559704993



593 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine dustjacket, clean and unmarked. First English Language Edition. Translated from the French by Steve Cox and Ros Schwartz. A story of healing as an ill little boy explores the many forms of religious faith while travelling with his aunt. He learns the tenets and philosophies of Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Confucianism, Shinto, yoga, animism, voodoo and more. From the publisher: "This is a hugely enjoyable story about how and why people believe in their God, told with wit, clarity, and infectuious enthusiasm". By the author of "The Feminine and the Sacred", "Syncope: The Philosophy of Rapture", "Opera: The Undoing of Women", "Discoveries: Ghandi", "Edwina and Nehru", "Dona Gracia Nasi", "Claude Levi-Strauss", "Afrique Esclave", "Bleu Panique", "Adrienne Lecouvreur, ou, Le coeur transporte (Elle etait une fois)", "La Senora", "Por Amor a la India", "Desert Eves: An Indian Paradise ", "The Newly Born Woman", " El Viaje de Teo", "The Lives and Legends of Jacques Lacan". ISBN 1559704993. #1880.

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55 1879
Collins, Hunt (Ed McBain, Evan Hunter]
Tomorrow and Tomorrow. [Pyramid Giant G214]
Pyramid Books
New York, 1956
12mo - 6¾ - 7¾ Inches Tall

Softcover, Pb
Very Good


Bob Lavin

190 pgs. Very Good condition vintage paperback. Slight rubbing to paper at spine edges and a shallow partial crease to front cover vertically along woman pictured, else externally pristine, square and tight. Text block edges are red. Internally clean and unmarked, paper uniformly age-toned. First four pages have a small 1/2 inch closed edge tear to right margin. Cover art by Bob Lavin. From the back cover: "The Vikes were in the saddle riding high-peddling forbidden pleasures, substituting drugs for cocktails, following a twisted path which would permit mankind to escape reality. And only one man stood between them and a world gone mad...". #1879.

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56 1506
Conner, Wendy Simpson
The Beaded Lampshade Book : Techniques for Beadlovers (The Beading Bks.)
Interstellar Publishing Company
San Diego, CA, U.S.A., 1995
8vo - 7¾" - 9¾" Tall
First Printing
Softcover, Spiral Bound
As New
0964595710



8vo. 52 pages. As New spiral-bound softcover, illustrated throughout with photos and detailed drawings. Contents: types of beads, bugle beads, seedbeads, stringing media, needles, cements, fringing styles, full color photos, types of frames, measuring your lampshade, lampshades: cemented shades, tigertail lampshade, freeform woven, woven mesh, sewing maching lampshade, comanche stitch lampshade, peyote stitch cutout, crystal & wire, African woven, diamond stitch, art deco, Turkish, butterfly. ISBN 0964595710. #1506.

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57 1638
Cooley, Martha
The Archivist. A Novel.
Little Brown & Company
New York, NY, U.S.A., 1998
8vo - 7¾ - 9¾ Inches Tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
As New, As New
0316158720



8vo. 326 pgs. As New hardcover in As New jacket. Clean, crisp, unmarked first edition. A literary novel centered arount Matthias, a librarian, his unsettled memories following World War II and his wife's mental illness, and a young woman interested in the library's extensive collection of letters by T.S. Eliot. Author's first novel. "An intricate and compelling tale of the way in which guilt and passion may quickly unravel the inner life of an orderly man." ISBN 0316158720 #1638.

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58 486
Cornwell, Patricia
From Potter's Field
Scribner
New York, 1995
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
4th Printing
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Near Fine
0684195984



8vo. 412 pgs. Near Fine condition hardcover in Near Fine dust jacket, clean, tight and unmarked, no rubs or tears. Dark grey cloth spine, light grey boards with copper lettering to spine and blue endpapers. Dr. Kay Scarpetta again meets Gault. ISBN 0684195984. #486.

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59 596
Cornwell, Patricia
From Potter's Field
Scribner.
New York, 1995
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Near Fine
0684195984



8vo.412 pgs. Near Fine condition hardcover in Near Fine jacket, clean, tight and and unmarked. No rubs or tears, minimal trace of shelfwear along upper edge. Dark grey cloth spine, light grey boards with copper lettering to spine and blue endpapers. Dr. Kay Scarpetta again meets Gault. ISBN 0684195984.#596.

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60 782
Cornwell, Patricia
Point of Origin
G.P. Putnam's Sons
New York, 1998
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Near Fine
0399143947



8vo. 356 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket, clean, tight and unmarked. Maroon cloth spine, gilt lettering, maroon boards. No tears or rubs, minute trace of shelfwear along bottom edges. Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta mystery. A killer uses fire to mask his crimes and Kay's Nemesis Carrie Grethen is involved. ISBN 0399143947. #782.

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61 2381
Coulter, John M. And Coulter, Merle C.
Where Evolution and Religion Meet
The MacMillan Co.
New York, 1924
12mo - 6¾ - 7¾ Inches Tall
Second Printing
Cloth Hardcover
Good, Very Good+




105 pgs. Verg Good+ cloth hardcover in original dust jacket. Book is clean and umarked, binding sound, very slight rubbing to edges and corners. Jacket has small chips at spine edges and corners and paper is worn through in places along the flap edges. Flap information lists other titles in the Little Books on Religion series. Apparently then as now, "No subject of science seems to be more misunderstood by those who are not biologists than the doctrine of evolution...When one has been completely informed concerning evolution, he realizes that it does not contradict the Bible in any serious way, but really teaches the same fundamental truths from a different perspective.". Contents: I. Introduction, II. Evidence of Evolution, III. Lamarck's Theory of Use and Disuse, IV. Darwin's theory of Natural Selection, V. The Mutation Theory of De Vries, VI. Some Other Theories of Evolution, VII. Modern Views on Evolution, VIII. Influence of the Evolution Idea, IX. Evolution and Religion. #2381.

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62 730
Cowan, James.
A Troubadour's Testament
Shambala
Boston, 1998
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
1570623392



8vo. 198 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, pristine condition. A magical journey through twelfth-century Provence in search of the spiritual power of perfect love. By the author of "A Mapmaker's Dream". ISBN 1570623392. #730.

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63 2345
Cox, Ian. Editor
The Scallop. Studies of a Shell and Its Influences on Humankind
The Shell Transport and Trading Company Limited
London, 1957
4to - 9¾ Inches-12 inches tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Decorated Cloth Hardcover
Very Good




135 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover, red cloth attactively decorated with gilt in shell motif. Several smudges to front board and light rubbing at edges and corners. Decorated endpapers with identification keys to the shells depicted on them. Owner name on half-title, else clean and unmarked. Generously interspersed with color photographs and illustrations. Contents: Foreword - Lord Godber; Shell: A Word's Pedigree - B. Woledge; The Living Scallop - W.J. Rees; A Symbol in Ancient Times - Sir Mortimer Wheeler; The Badge of St. James - Christopher Hobler; The Cradle of Venus - James Laver; Escallops in Armory - Sir George Bellew; An Excursion iinto the Americas - Adrian Digby; The Scallop at the Table - Paul Gautier; List of Illustrations. #2345.

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64 1892
Cox, Jeff.
Landscaping With Nature. Using Nature's Design to Plan Your Yard.
Rodale Press/St. Martin's Press
Emmaus, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1991
8vo - 7¾ - 9¾ Inches Tall
Later Printing
Glossy Hardcover
Very Good+
0878579117



vii.344 pgs. Very Good+ in glossy pictorial boards as issued, clean and unmarked with a slight bump to the lower left corner of back board. Illustrated with color photos, drawings and diagrams. Sections include learning from nature, elements of natural garden design, providing food, cover and water for wildlife and natural water garden design. Chapters: Introduction-Partners With Nature; Learning From Nature; Features of the Landscape; Creating a Natural Garden; Landscaping with Nature; Plants in the Natural Landscape, Elements of the Natural Garden; Wildlife and Water in the Natural Garden, A Last Word; USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map; Further Reference, Photo Credits, Index. ISBN 0878579117. #1892.

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65 1778
Cox, Jeff.
Landscaping With Nature. Using Nature's Design to Plan Your Yard.
Rodale Press/St. Martin's Press
Emmaus, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1991
8vo - 7¾ - 9¾ Inches Tall
First Printing
Glossy Hardcover
Very Good+
0878579117



vii.344 pgs. Very Good+ condition in glossy pictorial boards as issued, clean and unmarked, with a slight bump to the edge of the upper right corner of the front board. Illustrated with color photos, drawings and diagrams. Sections include learning from nature, elements of natural garden design, providing food, cover and water for wildlife and natural water garden design. Chapters: Introduction-Partners With Nature; Learning From Nature; Features of the Landscape; Creating a Natural Garden; Landscaping with Nature; Plants in the Natural Landscape, Elements of the Natural Garden; Wildlife and Water in the Natural Garden, A Last Word; USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map; Further Reference, Photo Credits, Index. ISBN 0878579117. #1778.

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66 1916
Crampton, Henry Edward
The Doctrine of Evolution. Its Basis and Scope.
The Columbia University Press
New York, 1911
8vo - 7¾ - 9¾ Inches Tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Cloth Hardcover
Very Good




ix.311pgs. Very Good red cloth hardcover, gilt lettering and decoration to spine and front cover, top edge gilt, rubbing to cloth ar corners and spine edges, binding sound. Bookplate of previous owner Frederick Fox on front endpaper. From the eight Hewitt Lectures of Columbia University, delivered in February and March of 1907. Contents: I. Evolution. The Living Organism and Its Natural History. II. The Structure and Development of Animals As Evidence of Evolution. III. The Evidence of Fossil Remains. IV. Evolution as a Natural Process. V. The Physical Evolution of the Human Species and of Human Races. VI. The Mental Evolution of Man. VII. Social Evolution as a Biological Process. VIII. Evolution and the Higher Human Life. #1916.

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67 2154
Craven, Wes
Fountain Society
Simon & Schuster Trade
New York, NY, U.S.A., 1999
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0684846608



8vo. 350 pgs. Fine condition hardcover in Fine jacket, holographic cover art.This is the first edition of the author's first book, a medical suspense thriller woven around a plot to confer immortality on an elite group of government scientists. Wes Craven is also known for his work in the film industry, including A Nightmare on Elm Street and The Twilight Zone. ISBN 0684846608. #2154.

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68 1062
Cuny, Hilaire
Louis Pasteur. The Man and His Theories.
Paul S. Eriksson, Inc.
New York, 1966
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First American Edition
Cloth
Very Good, Very Good+


Patrick Evans

8vo. vi. 192 pgs. Very Good+ cloth hardcover in Very Good jacket. Cloth has slight rubbing to corners. Dust jacket exhibits overall light shelf wear, with light rubbing to paper at edges and corners. Otherwise, clean, sound and unmarked. The first sections of the book cover his nature, background and early career, followed by his more advanced contributions, the potentialites of his research and his last years. The remainder of the text is devoted to selected writings, notes, research topics, lectures and reflections, followed by a chronological outline of his life, a glossary, bibliography and index. #1062.

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69 918
Curtis, Otis F. And Clark, Daniel G.
An Introduction to Plant Physiology.
McGraw-Hill Book Co.
New York, 1950
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Cloth
Good to Very Good




8vo. xi. 752 pgs. Good to Very Good hardcover with slight shelf wear to cloth. Owner name inked out on front endpaper, occasional neat underlinings, not obtrusive to text. Topics covered include photosynthesis, diffusion and osmosis, surface phenomena, colloids, absorption, imbibition, transpiration, water distribution, frost resistance, temperature injury, permeability, accumulation and antagonism, minerals, enzymes, digestion, respiration, fermentation, dormancy, appendices and indices. #918.

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70 2532
Damian McElrath [Richmond Walker]
Making the Little Black Book. Inside the Working Manuscript of Twenty-Four Hours a Day.
Hazelden
Center City Minnesota, 2012
Small Folio. 8.5 x 11 Inches
First Edition Thus
Cloth Hardcover
Fine, Fine
1616494070

David Spohn

xiii.299pgs. Fine condition hardcover in Fine jacket, pristine, direct from publisher. Attractive black cloth binding with gilt lettering and decoration to front and spine. Contains the beautifully reproduced original working manuscript of Richmond Walker (aka Bill W) and provides a firsthand insightful experience into the making of the Little Black Book, Twenty-Four Hours a Day. Contents: Foreword; Three Introductory Essays by Damien McElrath: The Genesis of a Classic, The Evolution of Walkers Spirituality, Sources for Twenty-Four Hours a Day; The Working Manuscript for Twenty-Four Hours a Day [full page color plates]; The Hidden Text: The Passages Under theTaped Scraps of Paper; A Publishing History of Twenty-Four Hours a Day; The Richmond Walker and Patrick Butler Correspondence; Selected Writings by Richmond Walker: A Successful Group, Surrender, Restitution, Meditation, Honesty, The Cause and Cure of Alcoholism, The Power to Overcome Drinking, Personal Witness; About the Author. See also our book#2533: The Book That Started It All. Note: Size or weight not eligible for flat rate shipping option. ISBN 1616494070. #2532.

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71 2103
Danticat, Edwidge
The Farming of Bones.
Soho Press
New York, 1998
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
1569471266



8vo. 312 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Clean, unmarked. Set in the mid 1900's in the Dominican side of the Haitian border. A novel of love, barabarism, persecution and endurance. ISBN 1569471266. #2103.

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72 2221
Daudet, Alphonse and Prevost, Antoine Francois
Sapho. Manon Lescaut.
Boni and Liveright (Modern Library)
New York, 1919
16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall

Leatherette
Very Good




16mo. 319 pgs. Very Good condition brown flexible leatherette with light wear to edges and corners. Binding 2 (Toledano 2000), some creasing to spine, Boni and Liveright logo on front cover, Brodsky endpapers with light foxing along edges. Owner name on verso of half-title, else clean and unmarked. Contains both titles: Sapho and Manon Lescaut. #2221.

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73 223
Davis, Richard Harding
The White Mice.
Charles Scribner's Sons.
New York, 1911
12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
Later Printing
Cloth
No Jacket, Very Good


George Gibbs

12 mo. 307 pgs. Very Good hardcover. Top edge gilt. Red cloth, gilt spine and cover decoration. Light edge and corner wear and spotty fading to cloth. Illustrated frontis and seven additional black and white plates by George Gibbs. Text clean and unmarked. #223.

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74 2521
Deems Taylor, John Tasker Howard, Ray Lev, Dorothy Berliner Commins [Stephen Foster]
A Treasury of Stephen Foster
Random House
New York, 1946
4to - 9¾ Inches-12 inches tall
First Printing
Hardcover
No Jacket, Good to Very Good


William Sharp

222 pgs. Good to Very Good hardcover, green boards, red cloth spine. General wear to cloth and boards at edges and corners, lettering to spine somewhat faded, rubbing to paper edges and shallow scuffing of boards. Binding sound, internally clean and unmarked. Contents: Foreword by Deems Taylor, Stephen Collins Foster by John Tasker Howard, Open Thy Lattice Love, Oh! Boys Carry Me 'Long, Hard Times Come Again No More, Ellen Bayne, Oh! Susanna, Away Down Souf, Lou'siana Belle, Old Uncle Ned, My Brudder Gum, Nelly Was a Lady, Oh! Lemuel!, Camptown Races, Angelina Baker, Nelly Bly, Ring De Banjo, Laura Lee, My Hopes Have Departed Forever, Old Folks at Home, Willie My Brave, My Old Kentucky Home Good Night, Massa's in De Cold Ground, Old Dog Tray, Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair, Little Jennie Dow, Willie We Have Missed You, Come Where My Love Lies Dreaming, Comrades Fill No Glass For Me, Gentle Annie, The Glendy Burk, Old Black Joe, Down Amongthe Cane Brakes, That's What's The Matter, We Are Coming Father Abraam 300,000 More, Willie Has Gone to War, Our Bright Summer Days Are Gone, Beautiful Dreamer, Dearer Than Life!, Ah! May The red Rose Live Alway, Once I Loved Thee Mary Dear, The Village Maiden, Under the Willow She's Sleeping, Why Have My Loved Ones Gone?, I Will Be True To Thee, Why No One to Love?, Some Folks, Sweetly She Sleeps My Alice Fair, I Would Not Die In Springtime, If You've Only Got a Moustache, Mr. & Mrs. Brown, Wilt Thou Be Gone Love? Book#2521.

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75 771
Deighton, Len
Spy Line
Alfred A. Knopf
New York, 1989
8vo - 7¾ - 9¾ Inches Tall
First American Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Near Fine
0394551796

Mark Falls

8vo. 291 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket. Faint paper wrinkling to spine edges of dust jacket, jacket dated 12/89. Clean and bright throughout. Succeeds Spy Hook. British agent Bernard Samson is on the run from an arrest warrant issued by the Secret Servic naming him a traitor. ISBN 0394551796. #771.

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76 2514
Dejerine, J. And Gauckler, E.
The Psychoneuroses and Their Treatment by Psychotherapy.
J.B. Lippincott Co.
Philadelphia & London, 1913
9 Inches x 6 Inches
Second English Edition
Cloth Hardcover
Very Good


Smith Ely Jelliffee, Translator.

xii. 395 pgs. Very Good condition red cloth hardcover. Gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Rubbing to cloth at edges and corners, faint sun-faded shadow on front board. Authorized English translation by Smith Ely Jelliffee. This is an original 1913 printing of the second English edition, not a modern reprint. Binding sound, small top edge tear on pg xii, text clean and unmarked. Owner name (R.L. Williston, Northampton, Mass.) stamped on front and rear endpapers. [R.L. Williston was proprietor and sole manufacturer of Payson's Indelible Ink in the early 20th century]. Chapters: Part I. Analytical Study of Functional Manifestations: Functional Manifestations of the Digestive System, Functional Manifestations in the Urinary Organs, Functional Manifestations of a General Nature, Functional Manifestations in the Respiratory Apparatus, The Functional Manifestations of the Cardiovascular Apparatus, Cutaneous Functional Symptoms, Functional Symptoms in the Neuro-Muscular Apparatus, Diffuse or Localized Disturbances of Sensibility, Functional Manifestations of the Sense Organs, Nervous and Psychic Manifestations Properly So Called, Functional Manifestations and Organic States, General Diagnosis of Functional Manifestations. Part II. Synthetic Study of the Psychoneuroses and Their Functional Manifestations: Neurosthenia and Organic Conceptions Concerning It, The Role of Emotion and Emotionalism in the Generation of Psychoneuroses, What Does Not Belong to Neurasthenia. What Does Not Belong to Hysteria, How One Becomes Neurasthenic, General Conceptions of Hysterical Symptoms, General Conceptions of Functional Manifestations, The Treatment of Psychoneuroses. Psychotherapy and Its Adjuvant Processes, The Examination and Questioning of the Neuropath, The Moral and Mental Substratum. Its Psychotherapy, A General Psychotherapy of Functional Manifestations, The Adjuvants of Psychotherapy, Special Therapy of the Various Functional Manifestations, Special Therapy of Functional Manifestations (Continued), Psychotherapy as Regarded by Physicians and Patients, Prophylaxix of the Psychoneuroses. The Moral Role of the Physician. Conclusions, Index. #2514.

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77 546
Dickinson, Emily
Love Poems
Peter Pauper Press, NY. [nd]
New York and Cleveland, 
12mo - 6¾ - 7¾ Inches Tall

Hard Cover
Very Good, Near Fine




61 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Very Good jacket. No publication date. Decorative paper boards with very light rubbing to paper of front bottom corners. Matching dustwrapper with very slight yellowing to paper of spine, rub to bottom corner, light edge wear at folds and 1/4 inch closed tear to rear bottom flap fold. Front flap, below the price is the typo "A Peter A Peter Press Book". #546.

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78 263
Drew, Mary Frances, translator.
The Passion Play of Ober-Ammergau. The Great Atonement at Golgotha.
Burns & Oates, Ltd.
London, 1900
12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Cloth
Very Good




12 mo. 132 pgs. Very Good condition hardbound. Green cloth. Very slight corner wear, light foxing to endpapers. Few unobtrusive pencilled notaions, else very clean and solid throughout. The complete text as translated from the German in 1881, "with the addition of the Choruses in Rhyme and Rhythm, in accordance with the Original, as sung in 1890". #263.

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79 1991
Dryden, John. Edited By May Estelle Cook.
Palamon and Arcite or the Knight's Tale from Chaucer.
Scott, Foresman & Co. [The Lake English Classics]
Chicago and New York, 1898
16mo - 5¾ Inches - 6 3/4 Inches Tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Cloth Hardcover
Very Good




173pgs. Very Good condition blue cloth hardcover, The Lake English Classis Series. Very faint rubbing to spine edges and corners, slight darkening of cloth to spine. Scant remnant of a previous owner's bookplate (art deco style?) on front endpaper, otherwise clean and unmarked. Contents: Preface; Introduction: Chaucer, Dryden, The Story of Palamon and Arcite, Dryden's Style, Dryden's Estimate of Chaucer, Suggestions to Teachers, Bibliography; Text [with footnotes]; Notes; Glossary; Index. Laid in is a piece of ephemera-a vintage bookmark-from Scott Foresman & Co. Publishers, advertising Robert's Rules of Order, with a blurb about Mr. Robert Morris of Pennsylvania, seconded by Mr. John Rutledge of South Carolina, proposing George Washington for the President of the Convention. #1991.

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80 2295
Duke, James A.
Chemical Composition of Belizean Plants Discussed in Rainforest Remedies: One Hundred Healing Herbs of Belize
New York Botanical Garden
New York, 1994
8vo - 7¾ - 9¾ Inches Tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Pamphlet Bound Softcover
Near Fine




46pgs. Near Fine condition pamplet, staple bound softcover. Clean and unmarked but for a ghost mark of a paper clip at the top edge of the title page. Phytochemical analyses data presented here were compiled by James A. Duke at the request of Michael Balick, co-author of "Rainforest Remedies - One Hundred Healing Herbs of Belize". Aout half the species covered here are similar to those presented in Duke's two 1992 CRC phytochemistry handbooks, while the remainder were not. #2295.

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81 1789
Dunnett, Nigel and Kingsbury, Noel
Planting Green Roofs and Living Walls
Timber Press
Portland, Oregon, U.S.A., 2004
8vo - 7¾ - 9¾ Inches Tall

Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
088192640X



254 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Illustrated with color photos throughout. A description of the historical development and current techniques for planting on roofs and walls. Apart from inherent beauty, roof greening reaps the environmental benefits of reducing pollution and run-off, insulating against heat and cold and reducing maintenance needs. Both large scale and small domestic examples are explored, introducing the practical techniques required including weight-bearing considerations, materials, substrates, draining layers and modular systems. A chapter is devoted to choosing plants optimally for the extreme conditions encountered on roofs, such as drought, high light intensity and wind. Contents: Introduction, Why Build Green Roofs?, Components of Green Roofs, Facade Greening, Living Walls, Structures and Surfaces. Appendices: Roof-Greening Plant Directory, Facade-Greening Plant Directory, Suppliers, Bibliography, Index. ISBN 088192640X #1789

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82 1729
Ecott, Tim
Vanilla : Travels in Search of the Ice Cream Orchid
Grove Press
Berkeley, California, U.S.A., 2004
8vo - 7¾ - 9¾ Inches Tall
First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0802117759



xx.278 pgs. Fine Hardcover in Fine dust jacket, clean and unmarked. Contents: List of Illustrations, Prologue, Foreword, Black Flower, An Indian Secret, The City That Perfumed the World, Mexican Money, From an English Garden, Ile Bourbon, Creole Hearts, The Slave's Crime, Homage to Albius, Empress of Tahiti, Murder in Madagascar, Ice Cream and Perfume, The Admiral's Legacy, Vanilla Prince, Epilogue, Acknowledgements, Select Bibliography. ISBN 0802117759. 1729.

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83 346
Edman, Irwin
Candle in the Dark. A Postcript to Despair.
The Viking Press
NY, 1939
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition
Hard Cover
Good to Very Good




88 pgs. Good to Very Good condition hardcover, no jacket. Navy boards with blind stamp decorative front cover, tan spine, top edge of textblock is colored red. Internally clean, tight, unmarked. Exterior is has one light paint spot on front cover and a bump to edge of back cover affecting the edge of the last few pages. "First published November 1939" on copyright page. In a time of war and global turmoil, Edman's words are a clear flickering "Candle in the Dark", sharing the timeless darkness but offering glimpses of light and hope. Excerpt: "The crisis of civilization through which we are living is, though a tragic moment, a moment only in the history of the cosmos, an episode only in the history of men. History moves along in waves; we are caught in the roughest surf today, and hurled about by it. But in the midst of the ocean it will be calm tomorrow. In its depths it is calm today...". Irwin Edman was a professor of philosophy, as well as an author of poetry and some fiction. His works include "Philosopher’s Holiday","Richard Kane Looks at Life", "Four Ways of Philosophy","Philosopher's Quest", and "Arts and the Man - An Introduction to Aesthetics". #346

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84 2498
Elliott [J.C. Pollock]
Cold Cold Heart. A Novel.
Delacorte Press
New York, 1994
8vo - 7¾ - 9¾ Inches Tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0385313292



344 pgs. Sept. 1994 First Edition, first printing. Debut novel of James Elliott, pseudonym for author and screenwriter J.C. Pollock. Intricate procedural and psychological suspense novel starring former CIA agent Mike Culley reenlisted by the CIA to capture serial killer on a Virginia campus. Other titles written by Pollock under this pseudonym include: Nowhere to Hide (1997) and Endgame (2000). ISBN 0385313292. #2498.

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85 525
Emerson, Edwin, Jr.
A History of the Nineteenth Century Year By Year. Volume Three. [1857-1900]
P.F. Collier and Son.
New York, 1902
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Hard Cover
Very Good




8vo. 1924 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover. Maroon cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Light cloth wear to spine edges, corners and board edges. Hinges sound. 1/2 inch edge tear to margin of color frontis plate of the entry of the Allies into Peking. Copyright 1900 with no additional printings stated. This volume includes six additional color plates, fourteen black/white plates and one colored fold-out map "The Geographical Divisions of the World in 1901" within the text of vol. III. Covers the period 1857-1900. With an Introduction by Georg Gottfried Gervinius. #525.

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86 1318
Emerson, R.W.
Essays. Second Series. (American Classic Series)
David McKay
Philadelphia, 1893
Small 8vo.
No Additional Printings Indicated.
Hard Cover
Very Good +




sm 8vo. 307 pgs. Very Good condition green cloth hardcover, minimal shelfwear consisting of light rubbing to cloth at extremities. Owner name on front endpaper, otherwise clean and unmarked. Gilt lettering to spine and top edge gilt. Contents include eight essays and a lecture: The Poet, Experience, Character, Manners, Gifts, Nature, Politics, Nominalist and Realist, New England Reformers-Lecture at Amory Hall. #1318.

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87 2303
Endangered Species Coalition
The Endangered Species Act Protects US. Going on the Offensive. Communicating a Winning Message for Strengthening the Endangered Species Act.
Endangered Species Coalition
USA, 
4to - 9¾ Inches-12 inches tall

Softbound Pb, Pamphlet Bound.
Very Good




No place, no date. About 25 pgs. Very good condition staple-bound report, light staining and smudging to green covers. Published circa 1994 by the Endangered Species Coalition presumably to fight the backlash against and scapegoating of the Endangered Species Act reauthorization efforts, in light of challenges asserted by proponents of The Private Property Protection Act, Proposition 300 and various press coverages appearing at that time. Topics to be spearheaded include a brief overview of the Endangered Species Act, medicinal value of species, ecosystem protection, environment as early warning system, private property protection, job protection and economic strenghthening. The ESC is a national network of hundreds of conservation, scientific, educational, religious, sporting, business and community organizations working to protect disappearing wildlife and last remaining wild places. It is non-governmental, comprised of almost 400 diverse member groups located all across the country, from environmental groups to religious organizations, scientists, sporting groups, hiking clubs and humane societies. The conclusion of this campaign report is rather timeless: "We need long term jobs that are part of a sustainable economy, rather than jobs based on short-sighted destruction of our resources, a scenario that would eventually lead to economic collapse. We need to ensure that extractive industries work in a way that doesn't hurt the environment which contributes so much to our economy." #2303.

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88 2015
Erlanger, Michael
Shake Well Before Using. Poems By Michael Erlanger.
The Delmar Company
Athens, Georgia, 1985
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition.
Hard Cover
Very Good+



Signed by Author
8vo. 48 pgs. Very Good+ condition hardcover. Faint sunning to top of rear board, else near fine. One of 200 copies printed by Dwight Agner and bound by the Delmar Company in November 1985, on the occasion of the author's seventieth birthday, at the request of Mary Erlanger. Front endpaper is dated 12/7/85 and inscribed by the author "Dear-XXX, Dear-XXXX, I'm glad we're friends, All best, Michael" Author Michael Erlanger (1915-2002) was president of the Mark Twain Library in Redding CT.#2015.

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89 787
Ermatinger, Emil
Dichtung Und Geistesleben Der Deutschen Schweiz. Eine Neue Schweizerische Literaturgeschichte.
Verlag C.H. Beck
Munchen/Munich, 1933
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Cloth
Good, Very Good




7887 pgs. Red cloth, bright gilt lettering and decoration to spine and front board. Very light foxing of endpapers, else clean and unmarked throughout. Binding tight. Small paper bookshop sticker on rear endpaper (G.F. Stechert & Co., ALfred Hafner, New York) Jacket is Good with several small edge chips, light general soiling and several one inch closed tears at bottom edge. Text is in the German language. A historical study of poetry, drama and intellectual literature in German Switzerland. Printed in Germany, publishers slip laid in. Contents are divided into seven sections followed by a reference section and index of names: Die Zeit Der Acht Alten Orte Bis Zur Ablosung Vom Reiche (1300-1500), Humanismus und Reformation (1500-1580), Das Zeitalter des Absolutismus (1580-1700), Das Zeitalter der Aufklarung (1700-1798), Umsturz und Wiederaufbau (1798-1848), Das Zeital des Materialismus (1848-1914), AusblickAuf de Gegenwart (1914-1932). Note: book weight 3.5 lbs #787.

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90 1298
Fair, Keith; Fair, Carol
Clematis : For Colour and Versatility
Crowood Press, Limited, The
Marlborough, United Kingdom, 1995
Small 4to.

Soft Cover
Near Fine
1852232846

Claire Upsdale-Jones

Sm. 4to. 128 pgs. Near Fine condition softcover, clean and unmarked. Contents include: background and history, cultivation, pruning, climate and aspects, house and garden, planting into trees and shrubs, Clematis as ground cover and border plants, Clematis in containers, artificial supports, propagation, pests, diseases and problems, appendices: large flowering hybrids by color; Clematis varieties, index. Illustrated throughout with color photographs as well as color drawings by Claire Upsdale-Jones. ISBN 1852232846. #1298.

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91 495
Ferringo, Robert.
Dead Man's Dance
G.P. Putnam's Sons
New York, 1995
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Very Good, Near Fine
0399140255



8vo.384 pgs. Near Fine hardbound in Very Good jacket. Very light general wear to gloss of dust jacket. Book clean and unmarked. Serial killing thriller set in southern California. ISBN 0399140255. #495.

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92 631
Feuer, Lewis S.
Einstein and the Generations of Science
Basic Books, Inc.
New York, 1974
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition.
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
0465018718



8vo. ix. 374 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover in Very Good jacket. Brown cloth, blue lettering to spine and matching color to top of text block. Dust jacket has light rubbing to corners of spine, in protective cover. Black and white photographs. Contents include: The Social Roots of Einstein's Theory of Relativity, Social, Generational, and Philosopical Sources of Quantum Theory, Generational Movements and 'Scientific Revolutions', Conflict of Scientific Schools, Index. "In this absorbing intellectual history we come to know Einstein, Bohr, Heisenberg, de Broglie, and many others not as formidable theoreticians, but as men of high imaginative powers-influenced by and influencing the social worlds in which they lived." It is Dr. Feur's thesis that intergenerational conflict plays a key role in scientific creativity. ISBN 0465018718. #631.

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93 2109
Field, Eugene
Second Book of Tales.
Charles Scribners Sons
New York and Cleveland, 1908
12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

Hard Cover
Good to Very Good




12mo. 314 pgs. Good to Very Good condition hardcover. Blue cloth, gilt lettering and top edge gilt. Rubbing to cloth at edges and corners and a pair of shallow bumps to top edge of both boards. Internally clean and unmarked. A few pages are unopened. Copyright 1896, this is a 1908 printing. The tales include 16 of which had remained unpublished in book form at the time of Mr. Field's death. An additional 8 tales were taken from "Culture's Garland". Contents: Humin Natur' on the Han'bul 'nd St. Jo., The Mother in Paradise, Mr. and Mrs. Blossom, Death and the Soldier, The 'Jinin' Farms, The Angel and the Flowers, The Child's Letter, The Single Mother, The Two Wives, The Wooing of Miss Woppit, The Talisman, George's Birthday, Sweet-One-Darling and the Dream Fairies, Sweet-One-Darling and the Moon Garden, Samuel Cowles and His Horse Royal, The Werewolf, A MArvelous Invention, The Story of Xanthippe, Baked Beans and Culture, Mlle. Prud'homme's Book, The Demand for Condensed Music, Learning and Literature, "Die Walkure" und der Boomerangellungen, The Works of Sappho. #2019.

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94 1854
Fitzgerald, Penelope
The Bookshop. A Novel.
Mariner Books
Wilmington, Massachusetts, U.S.A., 1997
8vo - 7¾ - 9¾ Inches Tall
First American Edition
Softbound Pb
Fine
0395869463



123 pgs. Fine condition softcover paperback, clean and unmarked. A kindhearted widow uses her small inheritance to open up a bookshop in a small seaside English town. Among other challenges, the shop itself seems to be haunted. ISBN 0395869463. #1854.

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95 901
Ford, Richard
Women With Men
Alfred A. Knopf
New York, 1997
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Very Good+, Very Good+
0679454691



8vo. 255 pgs. Very Good+ hardcover in Very Good+ jacket. Dust jacket has some shallow scuffing to rear cover panel. Book has a tiny spot at bottom corner of fore-edge. Contains three stories:The Womanizer, Jealous and Occidentals. ISBN 0679454691. #901

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96 905
Ford, Richard
Independence Day
Vintage Books (Div. Random House)
New York, 1996
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Later Printing
Softbound Pb
Fine
0679735186



8vo. 451 pgs. Fine Condition trade paperback of Pulitzer-Prize winning novel. ISBN 0679735186. #905.

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97 906
Ford, Richard
Women with Men
Vintage Books (Div. Random House)
New York, 1998
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Paperback Printing
Softbound Pb
Fine
0679776680.



8vo. 242 pgs. Fine condition softbound trade paperback. Contains the stories: The Womanizer, Jealous and Occidentals. By the author of Independence Day. ISBN 0679776680. #906.

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98 2116
Forman, Henry James
The Enchanted Garden.
Little, Brown and Company
Boston, 1923
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Hard Cover
Good to Very Good


A.D. Rahn

8vo. x.310 pgs. Good to Very Good condition hardcover. Green cloth, light external shelfwear, light foxing to endpapers, frontis and title page, otherwise internally clean and unmarked. Frontis illustration by A.D. Rahn. Vintage shipwreck tale. August 1923 Printing. #2116.

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99 388
France, Anatole
Thais
Marvin Press.
New York, 1931
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Hard Cover
Very Good


Hendrik Van Loon

8vo. 252 pgs. Very Good condition. Lightly soiled rust cloth with gilt publishers device on front cover. Light edge and corner wear. Introduction with illustrations by Hendrik Van Loon. Contents: Book I. The Lotus, Book II. The Papyrus, Book III.The Euphorbium. #388.

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100 124
Francis, Dick
Come to Grief
G.P.Putnam's Sons
New York, 1995
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
039914000824



8vo. 307pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Red boards, purple with red lettering at spine. Clean, crisp, unmarked. Edgar Award for best mystery novel of the year. ISBN 0399140824. #124.

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