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101 1738
Free, Montague
All About African Violets. The Complete Guide to Success with Saintpaulias.
The American Garden Guild and Doubleday & Co., Inc. 1947.
New York, 1951
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
No Other Printings Indicated
Hard Cover
Good, Very Good+




8vo. xiii. 304 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover in Good to Very Good jacket. Green cloth with very attractive green and violet floral decoration on spine and boards. Minimal shelf wear externally, clean and unmarked throughout. Jacket is not price-clipped, with edge and corner wear to paper, small chips along edges and an approximately 1.5 x 1.5 inch chip from lower corner of back panel. Color illustrated frontis, with color, black and white and half-tone plates and black and white drawings throughout. Sections: I. What are African Violets?, II. Growing Conditions, III. Soils, IV. Fertilizers, V. Pots and Potting, VI. Watering, VII. Trouble: Avoidance and Cure, VIII. General Care and Growing for Exhibition, IX. Adding to Your Collection, X. Greenhouse Culture, XI. Propagation, XII. Species and Varieties of Saintpaulia, Glossary, Index. #1738.

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102 2267
Freud, Sigmund. Translated By Marie Bonaparte.
L'Avenir D'Une Illusion. Traduit De l'Allemand Par Marie Bonaparte . [plus ephemera]
Denoel & Steele
Paris, 1932
12mo - 6 - 7 Inches Tall
French Language Edition
Soft Cover, Stiff Wraps
Very Good




196pgs+adv. Very Good condition softcover, original stiff red paper cover. Light wear to edges and corners, bottom of spine chipped. Original paper price tag intact on spine. Internally clean and unmarked, paper is a bit stiff and age darkened. Text block is untrimmed and pages after pg 144 remain unopened (top edges of page gathers are still connected, not cut open to separate pages). Included is a vintage London Transport bus punch ticket, Route 19 1-1/2d, Finsbury Park to Streatham, which was apparently used as a bookmark by a previous owner. Text is in the French language, translated from the German by Marie Bonaparte. Table des Matieres: L'Avenir D'une illusion, Actes Obsedants et exercices religieux, Un evenement de la vie religieuse. In L'Avenir D'Une Illusion ["The Future of an Illusion"] Freud controversially views religion and religious dogma as a "neurotic relic", a necessary step in the development of civilization and comparable to a childhood neurosis. He submits that the strength of religious illusions lies both in their usefulness in implementing ethical rules among civilized mankind, and in the innate human wish for a soothing of death anxiety. He hints at the idea that psychoanalysis, as a scientific discipline, would eventually help to dissipate this illusion. Freud even considers that the beliefs of the devoutly religious safeguard them to a high degree against the risk of certain neurotic illnesses because their acceptance of this "universal neurosis" spares them the task of constructing a personal one. #2267.

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103 1747
Friend, Robert G. M.
Growing Orchids in Your Garden
Timber Press
Portland, Oregon, U.S.A., 2004
Small 4to.
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0881926590



218 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, as new from publisher. Contents: Introduction; Part One: Types of Orchids. 1.The Epiphytes: Growing Orchids on Trees. 2. The Lithophytes: Growing Orchids on Rocks and Walls. 3. The Terrestrials: Growing Orchids in the Ground. 4. Pests. %. Species or Hybrids?; Part Two: Types of Gardens. 6. The Large Garden. 7. The Suburban Garden. 8. The Courtyard and Balcony Gardens. 9. Growing Orchids on Host Trees and SHrubs in Containers Outdoors. 10. Orchids in Marginal Areas; Part Three: Containers in the Garden. 11. Growing Orchids in Pots and Other Containers. 12. Container-Grown Orchids in the Garden. 13. Growing Orchids Indoors; Conclusion; Table of Recommended Orchids; Glossary; Bibliography, Subject Index; Plant Names Index. ISBN 0881926590. #1747.

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104 1903
Frost, Robert with Louis Untermeyer
The Letters of Robert Frost to Louis Untermeyer. With Commentary By Louis Untermeyer.
Holt, Rinehart and Winston Inc
New York, 1963
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
First Edition
Cloth Hardcover
Very Good, Very Good




ix.388pgs. Very Good cloth hardcover in Very Good jacket. Cream-colored cloth with slight general age-darkening and smudginess. Internally pristine. Jacket has a scattering of small edge tears and rubs to the paper, original price intact. Tucked inside is a bookmark for the Episcopal Academy Festival of Books illustrated by Rick Kinscherf '63. The personal, insightful and sometimes blatantly candid letters of Robert Frost to his longtime friend Louis Untermeyer beginning in 1915 through to shortly before his death in 1961. #1903.

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105 2058
Fry, Christopher
The Lady's Not for Burning
Oxford University Press
New York and Cleveland, 1950
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
Third Printing.
Hard Cover
Good to Very Good, Very Good+




12mo. 95 pgs. Very Good + condition yellow cloth hardbound, black and red decorative and lettering, in Good to Very Good jacket. Jacket has some rubbing and small chips aling spinr edges and corners and a one inch closed tear to edge of back panel. Small bookstore sticker at bottom corner of rear endpaper. A play set in the medieval period, against a background of superstition, witch-hunting and alchemy sprinkled with wry humor. Produced in London with John Gielgud in the leading part. Other plays by this author/playwright and musician include The Firstborn, A Phoenix Too Frequent and Thor, With Angels and the pageant-plays: The Tower and Thursday's Child. #2058.

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106 1726
Gal, Edwina Von
Fresh Cuts : Unexpected Arrangements With Branches, Buds and Blooms
Artisan (A Division of Workman Publishing)
New York, New York, U.S.A., 2004
Small 4to.
First Paperback Edition
Soft Cover
Fine
1579652662

John M. Hall

148 pgs. Fine condition softcover, clean and unmarked. Lavishly illustrated with color photos by J. M. Hall throughout. Introduction by Ken Druse. "Fresh Cuts" offers one hundred unexpected flora arranging ideas gleaned from foraging expeditions, nature walks or backyard strolls. In addition, the text offers anecdotes, facts, observations and folklore along with practical guidance for the care and maintenance of the plant materials used to craft the arrangements. Contains new material on flower arranging and an updated source guide. ISBN 1579652662. #1726.

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107 455
Galsworthy, John.
Plays
Charles Scribner's Sons, NY. 1895. (c.1884). Press of Bewick & Smith, Boston.
New York, 1929
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall

Hard Cover
Good to Very Good




12mo. 698 pgs. Good to Very Good hardcover. Green cloth with some shallow bumps and corner rubs. Spine edges rubbed. Clean and sound. Contents: The Silver Box, Joy, Strife, The Eldest Son, Justice, The Little Dream, The Pigeon, The Fugitive, The Mob, A Bit o'Love, The Foundations, The Skin Game, A Family Man, Loyalties, Windows, The Forest, Old English, The Show, Escape, The First and the Last, The Little Man, Hall-Marked, Defeat, The Sun, Punch and Go. #455.

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108 456
Galsworthy, John.
Swan Song
William Heinemann Ltd., London. 2nd impression, 1928.
1928
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
Second Impression.
Hard Cover
Very Good




12mo. 347 pgs. Very Good hardbound. Green cloth, gilt lettering, light edgewear. Owner name and foxing to front free endpaper, crinkle/chip (printer imperfection) to rear endpaper. 1/2" closed tear to bottom margin pg 45. Clean and sound copy. #456

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109 536
Garcia Marquez , Gabriel (Gabriel Garcia Marquez)
The General in His Labyrinth
Alfred A. Knopff.
New York, 1990
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First American Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good+, Fine
0394582586



8vo. 285 pgs. Fine condition hardcover in Very Good+ jacket. Dust jacket has small dogear crease on corner of bottom front flap, else fine. Translated by Edith Grossman. A historical fantasy about the South American voyage of Simon Bolivar down the Magdalena River from Bogota to the sea. ISBN 0394582586. #536.

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110 1183
Gaumann, Ernst. (Authorized English Edition By William B. Brierly)
Principles of Plant Infection.. A Text-Book of General Plant Pathology for Biologists, Agriculturists, Foresters and Plant Breeders.
Hafner Publishing Company
New York, 1950
4to - over 9" - 12" tall
First American Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good




4to. xvi. 543 pgs. Very Good condition green cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to spine, very light rubbing to cloth at edges and corners. Owner name on bottom of front endpaper from Univ. of Wisconsin Plant Pathology Dept., else clean and unmarked. Sections: Introduction. Infection (mechanisms, environment, pathways). Infection Chains (sources, saphrophytes, transmission, epidemiology). The Parasitic Adaptation of Pathogens (innate constitutional differences in the parasitic adaptation of pathogens). The Disease Proneness of the Host (axeny, resistance, penetration, spread, defense reations, induced tolerance, induced tolerance, passive immunization, the inheritance of disease proneness, changes in disease proneness due to environmental conditions). The Disease (morphological, anatomical and physiological manifestations). The Control of Infectious Diseases of Plants. Literature Cited. Appendix. Index. #1183

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111 526
Geckeler, Edwin O., M.D.
Fractures and Dislocations for Practitioners
Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, 1940. 2nd Ed.
Baltimore, 1940
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
2nd Printing
Cloth
Very Good




8vo. xii. 314 pgs. Very Good. Green cloth, gilt lettering, light wear at spine edges. Embossed decorative front cover. Scattered shallow scratches to back board. Owner initials with date on upper text block near spine, else clean and unmarked with black and white drawings, figures and radiograms throughout. Part I - Fractures, with general considerations and treatment followed by chapters devoted to specific anatomical parts. Part II - Dislocations organized similarly. #526.

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112 2442
Gilbert, Suzie
Flyaway. How a Wild Bird Rehabber Sought Adventure and Found Her Wings.
HarperCollins
New York, 2009
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine


Laura Westlake

340 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, As New condition, clean and unmarked first printing of first dition. Illustrated with finely detailed drawings by Laura Westlake. By the author of Hawk Hill. If you enjoy reading about wildlife rehabilitation and the dedicated rehabbers who make it possible, this well written personable and poignant chronicle will become a favorite. Jacket blurb: "Gilbert chronicles the years of her chaotic household-cum-bird-hospital with delightful wit...Often funny, sometimes painful, Gilbert's encounters with these beautiful creatures reveal profound truths not only about animals but also about our own lives-lessons of birth and death, suffering and empathy, holding on and letting go". ISBN 9780061563162. #2442.

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113 2502
Gill, Eric
Autobiography. Quod Ore Sumpsimus...
Jonathan Cape
London, 1941
8.5x5.25 Inches
Fourth Impression
Cloth Hardcover
Good




283pgs. Good condition red cloth hardcover, gilt lettering and decoration to spine. Binding sound, red topstain a bit mottled and streaked, slight wrinkling and wear to cloth at edges and corners and rear board, shallow rippling to some pages especially along bottom margins, otherwise internally clean and sound. Fourth Impression March 1941 with frontis self-portrait and several additional plates within text. Sections: Preface, I. Holes in Oblivion, II. The Schoolboy at School, III. The Schoolboy at Home, IV. Chichester, V. In an Architect's Office, VII. Postscript: The Business World and the Army, T.O.S.D., Capel-Y-FFin and Salies-de-Bearn, Jerusalem, Escapades, VIII. Conclusion. "And if I might attempt to state in one paragraph the work which I have chiefly tried to do in my life it is this: to make a cell of good living in the chaos of our world". #2502.

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114 1717
Gill, Evan
Eric Gill. A Bibliography.
St. Paul's Bibliographies
Winchester, 1991
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Printing of Second (Revised) Editi
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0906795532

Eric Gill

8vo.xv. 368 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean, unmarked, no chips or tears. Prefaces by Steven Corey and Evan Gill. Contents: I. books, pamphlets, etc. written by Eric Gill, II. books, periodicals, etc., to which Eric Gill was a contributing author. III. books and other publications illustrated by Eric Gill containing wood engravings, title pages, initial letters, tail-pieces, IV. books, journals, etc. containing criticism or reference to his work, V. miscellanea, VI. posters and related items illustrated by Eric Gill. This bibliography is fully indexed and cross-referenced by engraving number with the Physick (V&A catalog) and Ditchling-Gill numbers. ISBN 0906795532. #1717.

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115 2528
Gillman, Jeff
The Truth About Garden Remedies. What Works What Doesn't and Why
Timber Press
Portland, OR, U.S.A., 2006
6 x 9 Inches
First Printing
Soft Cover
Fine
0881927481



212 pgs. Fine softcover, as new, clean and unmarked. The title says it all. Informative and engrossing for beginners through garden gurus alike. Each topic presented in the format: theory, practice, the real deal, and what it means to you. Chapters: Basics, Fertilizers and Other Soil and Media Amendments, Water, Biostimulants, Insecticides, Fungicides and Other Disease-Control Agents, Herbicides, Other Pesticides and Protectants, Commercial Pesticides, Concoctions to Be Avoided, Take Home Message. Appendices: Preferred pH of Some Common Landscape Plants, Conversion Tables, Bibliography, Index. [See also our book # 2529 by the same author: The Truth About Organic Gardening] # 2528.

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116 2529
Gillman, Jeff
The Truth About Organic Gardening. Benefits, Drawbacks and the Bottom Line.
Timber Press
Portland, OR, U.S.A., 2008
6 x 9 Inches
First Printing
Soft Cover
Fine
0881928624



208 pgs. Fine softcover, as new, clean and unmarked. The title says it all. Informative and engrossing for beginners through garden gurus alike. Each topic presented in the format: benefits, drawbacks, the bottom line. Chapters: Organic Basics, Understanding Pesticides, Soil Enrichment and Fertilizer, Weed Control, Insect Control, Disease Control, Controlling Birds, Deer, Rodents and Mollusks,Organic Practices and Our Ecosystem, The Question of Organic Food, Conclusions, Bibliography, Index. [See also our book # 2528 by the same author: The Truth About Garden Remedies] # 2529.

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117 2542
Gitlin, Jane
Fire Places. A Practical Design Guide to Fireplaces and Stoves Indoors and Out.
The Taunton Press
Newtown CT, 2006
9.25 x 10.75 Inches
First Printing
Soft Cover
Near Fine
1561588350



202pgs. Near Fine condition large softcover, clean and unmarked with light shelfwear to lower edges and top of spine. Richly illustrated with color photos throughout. Interspersed with historical notes and anecdotal lore relevant to the structures being discussed.Chapters: 1. Your Fire Place: Ritual and Culture, Taming Fire, Keeping the Home Fires Burning, What's Your Fire Place?, A Hearth for Every Room; 2. Fireplaces: What Sort of Fireplace for Your Home?, Masonry Fireplaces, Prefabricated Fireplaces, Where Does Your Fireplace Belong?, Chimney Basics, Chimney Style; 3. Mantelpiece Style: The Mantel, Surround and Hearth: Fireplace Style, A Glossary of Terms, Choosing Materials, Mantelpiece Design; 4.Stoves: What to Consider, How a Stove Works, Finding the Right Stove For Your Space, Retrofitting a Fireplace for a Wood Stove, Stove Style, Masonry Heaters, Heating Your Home With Wood; 5. Alternatives to Wood: Fuel Options, Gas-Burning Appliances, Pellet Stoves, Corn Stoves, Electric Fireplaces, Emerging Technologies; 6. Outdoor Fireplaces: The Fire Outside, Outdoor Fireplaces, Fire Pits, Campfires; Glossary; Resources; Index. ISBN 1561588350 Book#2542.

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118 1040
Goldblatt, Peter
The Woody Iridaceae. Nivenia, Klattia & Witsenia. Systematics, Biology & Evolution.
Timber Press
Oregon, 1993
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition
Hard Cover
Fine, Near Fine
0881922331

Fay Anderson, Margo Branch

8vo. vi.139 pgs. Near Fine hardbound in Fine dust jacket. Very faint shelf rubbing to bottom edges, else fine. Illustrated throughout with water colors by Fay Anderson and line drawings by Margo Branch. Concise yet systematic study of these South African perennial irises. Contents include: preface, introduction, history, morphology, characteristics, phylogeny and evolution, geology, ecology and speciation, cultivation, Nivenia (species), Klattia (species), Wistenia (species), excluded species (Proteaceae), glossary, bibliography and index of scientific names. Author was recently awarded the prestigious Herbert Medal by the International Bulb Society for his lifetime of work in the study of the Iridaceae.The Herbert Medal, named for pioneer geneticist and plant breeder William Herbert, is the highest honor the Society can bestow. ISBN 0881922331. #1040.

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119 732
Goldstein, Lisa
Walking the Labyrinth
Tor.
New York, 1996
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0312861753



8 vo. 254 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. A novel of contemporary magic realism. By the author of American Book Award Winner "The Red Magician". June 1996 first printing. ISBN 0312861753. #732.

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120 539
Gordon, Neil
Sacrifice of Isaac
Random House, NY. 1995. First Edition.
New York, 1995
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Fine
0679437045



8vo. 304 pgs.Fine hardcover in Very Good+ jacket. Dust jacket has small indented area from a former sticker in upper right front corner, otherwise fine. This author's first novel raises unsettling questions about Israeli righteousness and German guilt. ISBN 0679437045. #539.

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121 1084
Goudge, Eileen
Thorns of Truth
Viking
New York, 1998
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0670879428



8vo. 398 pgs. Fine Hardcover in Fine dust jacket. Clean, bright, unmarked. This title is the sequel to "Garden of Lies". ISBN 0670879428. #1084.

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122 1725
Gourley, Elizabeth; Davis, Jane; Talbott, Ellen
Art of Seed Beading
Sterling Pub Co Inc
New York, New York, U.S.A., 1999
8-1/2 X 11 Inches
First Printing
Soft Cover
Fine
0806978295



128 pgs Fine condition softcover, clean and unmarked. Nicely illustrated throughout with color photos and detailed bead diagrams. Contents: Introduction, Techniques, Beadweaving: Needle and Loom Projects, Pre-Strung Bead Projects, Embellishment Projects, Inspirational Gallery, Glossary, Index. ISBN 0806978295. #1725

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123 136
Gowing, Nik
The Loop
St. Martin's Press
New York, 1995
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First American Edition
Cloth
Fine, Fine
031213116X



8vo. 312 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Red cloth, gold lettering on spine. ISBN 031213116X. #136.

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124 2437
Grafton, Sue
S is for Silence
Putnam
New York, 2005
8vo
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0399152970

Lisa Amoroso

Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, pristine condition. First prining of first edition. Kinsey Milhone helps Violet Sullivan unravel the mysterious disappearance of her mother thirty-four years ago after a Fourth of July fireworks display. ISBN 0399152970. #2437.

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125 212
Grisham, John
The Chamber
Doubleday.
New York, 1994
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Near Fine
0385424728



8vo. 486 pgs. Near Fine condition hardcover in Near Fine jacket. June 1994 First Edition, first printing. Gray boards, burgundy cloth, burgundy endpapers. Very faint shelf wear to spine and jacket edges, very clean, tight, no chips or tears. ISBN 0385424728. #212

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126 1760
Grisham, John
The Rainmaker
Doubleday.
New York, 1995
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Fine
0385472951



8vo. 454 pgs. Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket. May 1995 First edition, first printing. Burgundy boards, navy black cloth, burgundy endpapers. Clean, bright, unmarked. Dust jacket very tiny faint rubbed spot to paper of upper back corner. ISBN 0385472951. #1760

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127 553
Hansen, Brooks
The Chess Garden or the Twilight Letters of Gustav Uyterhoeven.
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, NY. 1995. First edition.
New York, 1995
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0374160155

Miles Hyman

8vo. 481 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Frontis and text illustrations by Miles Hyman. Set in 1900, Dr. Gustav Uyterhoeven leaves his wife and their chess garden in Ohio to serve in the British concentration camps of the Boer War in South Africa. In a series of letters and chess pieces sent to his wife, he describes an imaginary land called Antipodes, where all the game pieces of the garden come to life to guide the doctor through his last adventure. A blending of history and allegory within the context of game pieces which come to life in the chess garden. ISBN 0374160155. #553.

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128 1826
Hansen, Wallace R.
The Geologic Story of the Uinta Mountains [Geologic Survey Bulletin 1291]
U.S. Government Printing Office.
Washington D.C., 1975
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
Second Printing
Soft Cover, Original Wraps
Very Good




xii.144 pgs. Very Good condition softcover, slight yellowing to paper of spine, else clean and unmarked with minimal discernable shelf wear. Contents: Preface, Introduction, Geographic Setting, The Landscape and Its Attributes: The Western Uinta Mountains, The Eastern Uinta Mountains, Other Drainage Adjustments, Time and the Rocks, Geologic Structure, What the Future Holds, Just a Few Words About the Animals, References, Index. #1826.

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129 1845
Harner, James L.
English Renaissance Prose Fiction, 1500-1660: An Annotated Bibliography of Criticism (1984-1990)
G K Hall
New York, 1992
Small 4to.
First Printing
Hard Cover
Very Good
0816190887



xiii.185 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover, no jacket. Shallow bumping to spine edges and corners, else minimal shelf wear, internally clean and unmarked. Contents: The Author, Preface, Acknowledgments, Bibliographies [15 sources], Anthologies [2 sources], General Studies [72 sources], Authors/Translators/Titles [arranged alphabetically], Index. A continuation of the author's "English Renaissance Prose Fiction, 1500-1660: An Annotated Bibliography of Criticism" and its supplement for 1978-1983. The majority of entries are for books and articles published between 1984 and 1990, but also included are earlier publications not present in the previous volume cited above. From the Preface: "Like its predecessors, this volume includes editions and studies of prose fiction in English-both original works and translations-written or printed in England from 1500 to 1660. The works and translations included are limited to those that may be classified as novellas, romances, histories, anatomies, or jest books (or some combination of these)." ISBN 0816190887. #1845

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130 1209
Harris, Thomas
Hannibal
Delacorte Press
New York, NY, U.S.A., 1999
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
038529929X



8vo. 486 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked, first printing of first edition, June 1999. Dr. Lecter is active again since his story unfolded in "The Silence of the Lambs". A gruesome sequel. ISBN 038529929X. #1209.

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131 1037
Harrison, Janis
Roots of Murder
St. Martin's Press
New York, 1999
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0312203047



8vo. 246 pgs. Fine condition first edition in Fine jacket. Author's first book, a gardening mystery. A small town widowed flower shop owner becomes rooted in a local murder. ISBN 0312203047. #1037.

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132 161
Hart, Josephine
Sin
Alfred A. Knopf.
New York, 1992
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Fine
067941673



12mo.164 pgs. Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked with the faintest tract of shelfwear to upper jacket edge. No chips or tears. First American Edition. 8/92 on dust-jacket. Author/playwrite's second book. By the author of DAMAGE ISBN 067941673. #161.

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133 555
Hart, Josephine
Sin
Alfred A. Knopf
New York, 1992
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Very Good+, Very Good +
0679416730



12 mo.164pgs. Very Good+ hard cover in Very Good+ jacket. First American Edition. 8/92 on dustwrapper, with 1/4 inch tear to rear bottom fold of flap, else clean, tight and unmarked. Author's second book. By the author of DAMAGE. ISBN 0679416730. #555.

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134 564
Harvey, Andrew, Editor
THE ESSENTIAL MYSTICS. The Soul's Journey into Truth.
HarperSanFrancisco
San Francisco, 1996
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0062509047



8vo. xv. 236 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. As unread. Black boards, brown cloth spine. Chapters on Taoism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Ancient Greece, Islam and Christianity followed by further commentary, biographical and bibliographical informaton. ISBN 0062509047. #564.

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135 1831
Harvey, Miles
The Island of Lost Maps: A True Story of Cartographic Crime
Random House Inc
Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A., 2000
12mo - 6 - 7 Inches Tall
Third Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0375501517



xxiii.405 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. The story of the theft of scores of valuble centuries-old maps from prominent libraries in the United States and Canada. The perpetrator was Gilbert Bland, a south Florida antiques dealer. Harvey interviews librarians and a foremost map collector and, with the help of an FBI agent, tracks down The Island of Lost Maps. ISBN 0375501517. #1831

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136 1934
Haskell, Arnold L.
Ballet Panorama. An Illustrated Chronicle of Three Centuries. With 158 Illustrations from Prints, Drawings and Photographs.
B.T. Batsford
London, 1947
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
Third Edition
Cloth Hardcover
Very Good




viii.120pgs. Very Good yellow cloth hardcover. Very minimal shelf wear, clean and unmarked with the exception of an inscription on front blank William T. Rothwell London 1956". Illustrated endpapers.With 158 Illustrations from prints, drawings and black and white photographs. Contents: I. The Birth and Progress of Ballet. II. The Romantic Movement. III. Ballet in Russia and Russian Ballet. IV. The Birth of Ballet in England and America. V. Voyage into Space. VI. Ballet Since 1939. Index. By the author of: Balletomania, Diaghileff, Dancing Round the World, Prelude to Ballet, Balletomane's Scrapbook. #1934

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137 1619
Hawksworth, Frank G. Delbert Wiens, John A. Muir, Simon F. Shamoun, Laura E DeWald, Ignacio Vazquez Collazo
Mistletoes of North American Conifers. General technical report of the Rocky Mountain Research Station : GTR-98 [USDA]
Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture (Rocky Mountain Research Service, Colorado)
U.S.A., 2002
4to - 9 Inches-12 inches tall

Soft Cover
Near Fine




4to. 123 pgs. Near Fine condition softbound, clean and unmarked. Chapters: Loranthaceae and Viscaceae in North America, Psittacanthus in Mexico, Phoradenron in Mexico and the United States, Arceuthobium in North America, Damage, Effects amd Importance of North Mistletoes, Dwarf Mistletoe Surveys, Management Strategies for Dwarf Mistletoes: Biological, Chemical and Genetic Approaches, Management Strategies for Dwarf Mistletoes: Silviculture, Appendices: References, Scientific and Common Names of Trees, Acknowledgements, Glossary, Index. #1619.

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138 632
Hayward, Mildred
Miracle at Sea and Other Poems
Fine Editions Press.
New York and Cleveland, 1943
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Hard Cover
Good, Very Good


Bruno Da Osimo

8vo. 85 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover in Good jacket. Blue boards with paper title pieces on front and spine. Brown paper dustwrapper has several small chips along edges and along one side of spine. Clean and unmarked. Title page decoration by Bruno Da Osimo. By the author of Christ Appears and Light Breaking Through. #632.

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139 2412
Hazlitt, William
Select British Poets, or New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present Time, With Critical Remarks. [Suppressed First Edition]
Wm. C. Hall
London, 1824
8vo, 9.25 By 5.75 Inches
First Edition, Suppressed
Hardcover, Half Leather
Good to Very Good




xv. 822 pgs. Good+ condition hardcover, marbled boards, leather spine and corners. This is the very scarce suppressed first edition, withdrawn from distribution after copyright issues arose concerning some of the still-living poets included in this volume. Leather to spine is rubbed and chipped, edges and corners of boards rubbed, hinges and gutters tender but holding well, signatures tight, clean and unmarked but for occasional light pencil tickmarks in margins of a few sections. Light foxing to endpapers and blanks and scattered marginally throughout text. Portraits wanting. Printed by J. Whiting, Lombard Street. Paper watermarked 1817, 1820. Contents: Poets from Chaucer to the Present Time. Hazlitt's Preface is followed by A Critical List of Authors Contained in this Volume [this includes short critiques for each poet, living and dead]. Poets listed in the table of Contents: Chaucer, Spenser, Sir Philip Sidney, Drayton, Samuel Daniel, Sir John Suckling, George Wither, Waller, Milton, Cowley, Marvell, Butler, Sir John Denham, Dryden, Rochester, Roscommon, Pomfret, Dorset, Philips, Halifax, Parnell, Prior, Pope, Gay, Blair, Swift, Thomson, A. Philips, Collins, Dyer, Shenstone, Mallet, Akenside, Young, Gray, Churchill, Goldsmith, Armstrong, Chatterton, Warton, Cowper, Samuel Rogers, Thomas Campbell, Robert Bloomfield, George Crabbe, S.T. Coleridge, William Wordsworth, Robert Southey, Walter Scott, Charles Lamb, James Montgomery, Lord Byron, Thomas Moore, Leigh Hunt, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Lord thurlow, John Keats, Henry Milman, William Lisle Bowles, Barry Cornwall, Robert Burns. Miscellaneous Pieces: Shakspeare (sic), John Webster, Beaumont & Fletcher, Ford, Lyly, Ben Jonson, Drummond, Marlow, Raleigh, Shirley, Lovelace, Burton, Browne, Carew, Herrick, King, Walton, Hamilton, and the anonymous author of Lady Ann Bothwell's Lament. #2412.

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140 2489
Henderson, D.K. And Gillespie, R.D.
A Text-Book of Psychiatry for Students and Practitioners [Oxford Medical Publications] with Related Ephemera.
Oxford University Press
New York, 1941
8vo, 8 x 6 Inches
Fifth Edition
Cloth Hardcover
Fair, Very Good




xii. 660 pgs. Very Good condition maroon cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to spine, black lettering to front. Owner name, date on front endpapers, else unmarked, binding sound. A standard psychiatry text book with related ephemera reflecting mid twentieth century theory and practice in this field of medicine. Chapters: Historical Review of the Care and treatment of Mental Illness, Classification, Aetiology, Method of Examination, Symptomatology, General Psychopathology, Affective Reaction - Types: I. Manic-Depressive Psychosis, Affective Reaction - Types: Involutional Melancholia, Schizoprenic Reaction Types, Paranoia and Paranoid Reaction Types, Psychopathic States, The Organic reaction - Types, Epilepsy, Mental Defect, Psychoneuroses, Psychoses and Psychoneuroses in War, The Psychiatry of Childhood, Occupational Therapy, Relations of Psychiatry and Law. Bibliography. Index. Ephemera included: Undated clipping circa1965-8: "Director [George Hagmaier]Tells of Blocks in Psychiatric Treatment", Clipping from Family Weekly March 14, 1971: "The Millions Who Are Schizophrenic: Can Drugs Help Them?" by Arthur S. Freese, Card: "The Ten Commandments for High Blood Pressure Sufferers", pamphlet: "The Effects of Benzedrine Sulfate in Chronic Exhaustion and Mental Depression" M.H. Nathanson, American Schizophrenia Association Pamphlet: features the infamous Louis Wain cat pictures painted over a period of time during which he developed schizophrenia, a two-sided sheet of handwritten notes in pencil summarizing patient history and admission procedures. Original brown paper dust jacket included, in fair condition with large tear at upper spine panel revealing book title. #2489.

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141 2546
Henry, Diana
Roast Figs Sugar Snow. Food to Warm the Soul. Updated Edition with New Recipes.
Mitchell Beaz
London, 2014
Small 4to., 8x10 Inches
Revised Edition.
Hard Cover, Pictorial Boards
No Jacket as Published, Fine
1845339592

Jason Lowe, Phoyographer

192 pgs. New hardcover, Fine condition. Nicely illustrated color photography throughout. Contents: Introduction; Ripe and Ready: cheese, Gathering In: chestnuts, hazelnuts, walnuts and pecans; Earthly Pleasures: pumpkin, winter squash, beans and lentils; Field Days: winter vegetables; Tales from the Huunt: game and wild mushrooms; The Fat of the Land: pork, Of Wood and Smoke: smoked food; Apples in the Attic: apples, pears and quinces; The Color Purple: plums, damsons and figs; Winter on Your Tongue: Herbs, spices and Sour Cream; From Bush and Bog: cranberries, blackberries, sloes and rose hips; Sugar Snow: maple syrup; Index. By the author of A Change of Appetite, Salt Sugar Smoke, Plenty, Crazy Watwe Pickled Lemons. ISBN 9781845339593. Book#2546.

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142 368
Henry, Marguerite
All About Horses.
Random House, NY. (1967)
New York, 1967
4to - over 9" - 12" tall
No Later Printings Indicated.
Hard Cover
No Jacket, Very Good


Walter D. Osborne

4 to. Very Good hardbound. 129 pgs. Pictorial boards. Very light edge and corner wear, small red house stamp on bottom edge, else clean and unmarked. Illustrated frontis and throughout. Photographs on endpapers and within text, including three color portfolios by Walter D. Osborne. Contents: In the Beginning, The Wild Relatives of the Horse, Man and Horse Together, Riding Iinto Battle, The Horsemen From Hell, The Horse Crosses the Atlantic, The Horse Indians, Horse trading and Raiding, The Hot Bloods, The Cold Bloods, The Warm Bloods, Points of the Horse, Colors Patches and Spots, Horseman's Talk, Index. #368.

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143 1877
Herbert, Frank
The Dragon in the Sea
Victor Gollancz
London, 1960
12mo - 6" - 7" Tall
First British Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good

Author's First Book


206 pgs. Very Good hardcover in Very Good dust jacket. Rust colored boards, gilt lettering to spine, minimal signs of shelfwear to edges and corners, very light foxing to edges of textblock, internally pristine. Yellow jacket has original British price intact, very slight darkening of paper at spine and edges, three 1/4 inch edge tears. Post atomic war novel set in a futuristic submarine. This is the scarce first British edition of the author's first book. Later re-named "21st Century Sub" in subsequent publications. Winner of the International Fantasy Award tied with William Golding's "Lord of the Flies" and Professor Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings". #1877.

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144 2408
Hicks, Aaron J. and Katy Lynn, Editor
Orchid Seed Germination Media. A Compendium of Formulations.
The Orchid Seedbank Project
Chandler, AZ, 2014
Small 4to., 8x10.5 Inches
First Edition, Third Printing
Soft Cover
New
096730492X

Doug Baldwin Photography

211pgs. Fine condition softcover, as new from publisher. First Edition Third Printing. August 2014. An authoritative and comprehensive compendium of over 130 media formulations and recipes used for the propagation of orchid seeds in vitro, this treatise presents not just the hows, but the very readable wherefores and whys of the materials and techniques used. Contents: History; Chemistry: The Elements, Isotopes, Oxidation States, The Chemistry of Ions, Formula Weight; The Metric System; Stock Solutions, Overlays; Glassware: Glass, Pipettes, Volumetric Flasks, Erlenmeyer Flasks, Graduated Cylinders, Beakers, Cleaning; Water; pH; The Mineral Nutrition of Orchids: Orthogonally Constructed Media, Mineral Nutrition of Orchid Plants; Essentiality: Carbon, Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, Sulfur; Micronutrients: Iron, Manganese, Boron, Zinc, Copper, Molybdenum, Chlorine; Other Elements: Cobalt, Silicon, Sodium, Nickel, Vanadium, Iodine, Aluminum; Vitamins; Other Media Components, Sugars; Heterotrophic Carbon: Buffers, Undefined Components, Plant Growth Regulators, Individual Genera [Bulbophyllum, Calypso, Cattleya, Coryanthes, Cymbidium, Cypripedium, Cyrtopodium, Dendrobium, Disa, Doritis, Epidendrum, Gongora, Grammatophyllum, Laelia, Mermecophilia, Oncidium, Paphiopedilum, Peristeria, Phalaenopsis, Phragmipedium, Pleurothallis, Schomburgkia, Sophronitis, Spiranthes, Stanhopea, Thelymitra, Vanda, Vanilla, Zygopetalum]; Constructing Media; Media Formulation, Osmotic Strength; The Media [recipe, notes and sources for each]; References; Alphabetical Index of Media. By the author of Asymbiotic Technique of Orchid Seed Germination and Orchid Seed Germination Manual. ISBN-10: 096730492X, ISBN-13: 9780967304922. #2408

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145 2270
Hicks, Aaron J. [with a Chapter By Scott Stewart]
Asymbiotic Technique of Orchid Seed Germination. With Chapter on Symbiotic Germination.
The Orchid Seedbank Project
Chandler, AZ, 2016
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
Third Printing of Second Revised Editi
Soft Cover
New
0967304939



185pgs. New condition softcover, softbound pb. Direct from the publisher, this is the February 2014 printing of the updated and expanded second edition which features a new chapter on symbiotic technique by Scott Stewart. With clear instructions for beginners as well as experienced growers, detailed content, fully referenced chapters, illustrated throughout with black and white and color photos, tables, drawings and sketches. Chapters: I.The Orchid Seed: Germination, Orchid Mycorrhiza; II. A Brief History of Orchids From Seed: History; III. The Basics: Orchid Seed Production, Orchid Seed Harvesting, Orchid Seed Storage, Handling and Shipping of Orchid Seed, Theoretical Considerations for Orchid Seed Storage, Laboratory Basics, Media, Sterization and Bacteriology 101, Preparation of the Media; IV. Technique: Preparation of the Sowing Area, Disinfection of Seed, Green Capsule Technique, Variations on a Theme; V. Post-Sowing: Dealing With Contamination Problems, Care of the Sown Flasks, Replate, Deflasking and Seedling Care; VI. Advanced Techniques: Media Modifications, Specific Genera, Making Your Own Glove Box, Manufacturing Baffle Ports for a Glove Box, New Directions in Seed Disinfection, Practicing With Inert Compounds, Alternative Gelling Agents, Viability Testing and Seed Analysis, Database Systems and Tracking of Containers; VII. Symbiotic Orchid Seed Germination; Appendices: I. Where to Start, Media, Flasking Area, Seeds, Easy Starts; II. Improvised Home Flasking; III. Nepenthes Germination; IV. Miscellaneous. References: Additional Reading, Micropropagation, Conservation. Suppliers, Conversions, Alphabetical Index. See also in our inventory: "Orchid Seed Germination Manual" and "Orchid Seed Germination Media. A Compendium of Formulations" by the same author. ISBN 0967304939. #2270.

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146 932
Highfield, Roger and Carter, Paul
The Private Lives of Albert Einstein
Faber and Faber
London, 1993
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
2nd Printing
Hard Cover
Very Good+, Fine
0571167446



8vo.xii. 355 pgs. Fine grey hardcover in very good+ dust jacket. Jacket has light rubbing at corners, else fine. Biograpy of Albert Einstein presents a startling new portrait of his private life. Includes black and white photograhs, family tree, references and bibliography. ISBN 0571167446. #932.

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147 205
Hillerman, Tony
Coyote Waits
Harper& Row
New York, 1990
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Near Fine
0060163704



8vo. 292 pgs. Near Fine hardcover first edition in Near Fine jacket, clean and and unmarked. Slight wear to jacket paper at upper spine edge. Gold boards, dark brown cloth, gold lettering, dark brown endpapers. An Officer Jim Chee mystery. ISBN 0060163704. #205

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148 598
Hillerman, Tony
Finding Moon
Harper Collins
New York, 1995
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0060177721



8vo. 319 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Black cloth spine, blue boards with copper decorative to front board and matching lettering on spine. Endpapers are maps of Cambodia, Vietnam and the South China Sea. Set in Southeast Asia. ISBN 0060177721. #598.

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149 1792
Hillerman, Tony
Sacred Clowns
HarperCollins
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 1993
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Near Fine
006016767X

Alma Hochhauser Orenstein

305 pgs. Near Fine Hardcover in Near Fine Jacket. Shallow bump to lower right corner and faint trace of foxing to upper texblock. Internally clean and unmarked. Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee reunite to solve a tribal murder. ISBN 006016767X #1792

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150 1377
Hiney, Mary Jo
The Beaded Object : Making Gorgeous Flowers & Other Decorative Accents
Sterling Publishing Company, Incorporated
New York, NY, U.S.A., 2001
4to - 9" - 12" Tall
First Printing
Hard Cover
As New, As New
0806960906



4to. 128 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine dust jacket. Richly illustrated with color photographs and detailed drawings, this compendium of beadwork projects combines features of traditional techniques with recent applications to craft a variety of objects, including: vases, vials, bracelets, snowflakes, fruit, treasure chests, lily of the valley, pins, ornament, pincushion, pillows, centerpieces, keepsake keepers, ribbon wreaths, decorative bottles, hairpins, boxes, garlands, bouquets, roses, paperweights, holiday decor, petit flower sprays, lamps, hyacinth, mum, daisy, sachet. Featured creations such as jewelry, tiaras, pillows, lamps, hats, handbags and keepsakes from the studios of exceptional beadwork artists: Mary Jo Hiney, Diane Fitzgerald, Jackie Hirsh, Sheyen deLuz, Rosemary Sinclair, Leah Chalfen, Christiana Johnson, Ginger Sizemore. ISBN 0806960906. #1377.

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151 1608
Hix, John
The Glass House
Phaidon Press, Incorporated
New York, NY, U.S.A., 1996
4to - 9 Inches-12 inches tall
First Printing
Hard Cover
As New, As New
0714832111



4to. 239 pgs. As New hardcover in As New jacket, clean and unmarked. Illustrated throughout with historic and contemporary drawings, etchings, lithographs and photographs. The author traces the evolution of glass enclosures from the mid-seventeenth century when the desire to nurture exotic plants in a foreign and often hostile climate led to the development of the glasshouse and ingenious mechanical support systems capable of maintaining a suitable microenvironment. Sections: Introduction, Beginnings, This Liberal and Improving Age, The Artificial Climate, The Automatic Garden, The Grand Private Conservatory, Industrialization and Mass-Marketing, Glass in the Public Garden, The Crystal Palace and After, The Great Exhibitions, Expressionists and Beyond, Notes, Bibliography, Index. Large book, about 10x11.5 inches. ISBN 0714832111. #1608.

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152 1313
Hoffman, Daniel.
Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe
Garden City
New York, 1972
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Printing
Hard Cover
Very Good+, Very Good+




8vo. xvi.339 pgs. Very Good+ condition hardcover in Very Good+ jacket with price intact. Rust cloth, gilt to spine, matching rust endpapers. First Edition stated on copyright page. Jacket has a trace of edgewear consisting of slight rubbing and wear to paper edges, overall slight age-toning to paper. Book is very clean with minimal shelfwear, unmarked but for the unfortunate of four individual words neatly underlined in text. Contents: Preface. I. Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe Poe. II.O! Nothing Earthly-The Poems, III. The Rationale of Verse-The Critical Theory, IV. Disentanglements-Tales of Ratiocination & Detection, V. Voyages, VI. Dull Realities-Money, Politics, The Social Order, VII. Grotesques and Arabesques- Poe's Theory of Fiction, VIII. The Marriage Group, IX. Body of the World, X. The Mind of God, XI. The Fall of the House of Usher, XII. The Haunted Palace. Index. #1313.

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153 2435
Hollander, Eric
Obsessive-Compulsive Related Disorders
American Psychiatric Press, Inc.
Washinton D.C. And London, 1993
8vo
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Near Fine
0880484020



xviii.286 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket, clean and unmarked with light rubbing to paper of jacket at edges and corners. Contents: Contributors, Foreword by Donald F. Klein, Acknowledgments, Introduction, Body Image and Experience Disorders, Anorexia Nervosa, Hypochondriasis, Trichotillomania, Tourette's Syndrome, Sexual Compulsions, Pathological Gambling, Impulsive Personality Disorders and Disorders of Impulse Control, Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms in Schizophrenia, Cognitive-Behavioral Approaches to Obsessive-Compulsive-Related Disorders, The Spectrum of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders, Index. Contributors: Donna T. Anthony, Elizabeth Brondolo, Emil F. Coccaro, Concetta M. Decaria, Brian A. Fallon, Eric Hollander, L.K. George Hsu, Stepen C. Josephson, Zeev Kaplan, Richard J. Kavoussi, Walter H. Kaye, Seth Kindler, Donald F. klein, James F. Leckman, Michael R. Liebowitz, Katharine A. Phillips, Steven A. Rasmussen, Daniel J. Stein, Susan E. Swedo, Theodore Weltzin, Joseph Zohar. ISBN 0880484020. #2435.

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154 2078
Holmes, Oliver Wendell
Over the Teacups
Houghton Mifflin Co.
New York, 1891
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Cloth
Good to Very Good




8vo. 319 pgs. Good to Very Good hardcover in dark green cloth, beveled boards, with matching endpapers. General wear to cloth with rubbing at edges and corners. Gilt decorative and lettering, top edge gilt, binding tight. Frontis "portrait" of author's teapot as explained in text. Owner name on front blank with second front blank page removed. Text clean and unmarked. A patchwork quilt of conversations held "over the teacups". #2078.

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155 1995
Housman, A.E.
A Shropshire Lad
Illustrated Editions Company
New York, 1932
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
No Additional or Previous Printings
Hard Cover
Very Good


Elinore Blaisdell

110pgs. Very Good condition hardcover, beige leatherette spine with blue cloth textured and decorated boards. Rubbing to cloth along spine ends, internally clean, binding tight and sound. Frontis illustration and text illustrations by Elinore Blaisdell. Contains 63 verses, indexed by first lines in the table of contents. Note: We also have in stock "The Best Known Works of W.S.Gilbert" from the same Illustrated Editions series. #1995.

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156 582
Hoyt, Erich
The Earth Dwellers. Adventures in the Land of Ants.
Simon & Schuster.
New York, 1996
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition.
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0684810867

Ruth Pollitt

8vo. 319 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Green boards, tan cloth spine. Frontis illustration and black and white drawings throughout text by Ruth Pollitt. Set in the nature reserve of La Selva in Costa Rica, a study of ant life interspersed with the perspectives of individual ants. Each chapter begins with excerpts and an illustration. Appendices, including a chronology, Glossary, Guide to common and Latin names, Bibliography, Acknowledgements and Index. ISBN 0684810867. # 582N.

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157 2220
Hudson, W.H.
Green Mansions
Three Sirens Press
New York, 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
Edition Not Stated.
Hard Cover
Good to Very Good


Keith Henderson

8vo. 276 pages. Good to Very Good condition hardcover. (no date, circa 1910-1920) Green textured cloth boards with rubbing to corners. Suede-textured black spine cloth is somewhat faded, with chips at spine corners.Top edge gilt. Internally Very Good condition, clean and unmarked. Several marginal edge tears to pages, fore edge paper is untrimmed. Black and white illustrations by Keith Henderson. A haunting romance between a Venezuelan adventurer and a mysterious, ethereal jungle girl, set in a tropical Guayana rainforest. Author William Henry Hudson is a famed British naturalist, ornithologist and South American explorer. #2220

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158 1498
Hudson, William Henry
Gray & His Poetry (Poetry & Life Series)
George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.
London, 1920
16mo - 5" - 6" Tall

Hard Cover
Very Good




111 pgs. Very Good condition small cloth hardcover, light shelf wear. Owner name on front endpaper along with paper residue from a previous clipping or insert. Frontis page with vintage photo portrait of Gray, with shallow crease and 1/4 inch tear to bottom edge. Poems interspersed with commentary, biographical and bibliographical information. Poems quoted in whole or in part: Sonnet on the Death of Richard West, West's Ode to May, Ode on the Spring, Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College, Hymn to Adversity, Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat (Drowned in a Tub of Goldfishes), The Alliance of Education and Government, Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard, A Long Story, Stanzas to Mr. Bentley, Ode on the Pleasure Arising from Vicissitude, The Progress of Poesy, The Bard, The Descent of Odin, The Death of Hoel (from the Gododin). #1498.

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159 1925
Hudson, William Henry
Birds and Man.
Alfred A. Knopf (Turnbull and Spears, London)
New York, 1920
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
No Additional Printings Stated
Hard Cover
Good to Very Good




306 pgs. Good to Very Good condition green cloth hardcover, remant of paper title piece on spine, with rubbing to cloth at edges, corners and spine ends. Side and bottom page edges are untrimmed, attractive frontis color plate by "CEC" tipped in, text clean and sound throughout. William Henry Hudson, author of Green Mansions, is a famed British naturalist, ornithologist and South American explorer. In this series of essays, he relates his personal observations of the nature and behavior of numerous species of birds, both wild and domesticated, in their interactions and misadventures with man in various habitats. Contents: Birds at Their Best, Birds and Man, Daws in the West Country, Early Spring in Savernake Forest, A Wood Wren at Wells, The Secret of the Willow Wren, Secret of the Charm of Flowers, Ravens in Somerset, Owls in a Village, The Strange and Beautiful Sheldrake, Geese: An Appreciation and a Memory, The Dartford Warbler, Vert-Vert; or Parrot Gossip, Something Pretty in a Glass Case, Selborne, index. #1925

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160 353
Hunter, Evan [Ed McBain]
Privileged Conversation
Warner Books.
New York, 1996
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine




8vo. 326 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. White boards and cloth. Dust jacket clean and crisp. A Broadway dancer, a married psychiatrist, lust and a stalker combine in this psycho-sexual thriller set in NYC. Evan Hunter [aka Ed McBain] was born in NYC. His family moved to a house on Gun Hill Road in The Bronx when he was twelve. He was art editor of the art and literary magazine at Evander Childs High School and a cartoonist for the school paper. He has written numerous novels, short stories, plays, and film scripts and is widely known under his pseudonym, Ed McBain , author of the 87th Precinct detective series. His writings include The Blackboard Jungle, Strangers When We Meet, Mothers and Daughters, and Last Summer. #353.

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161 514
Hunter, Evan [Ed McBain]
Criminal Conversation
Warner Books
New York, 1994
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
04460517550



8vo. 384 pgs. Fine condition hardbound in Fine dust jacket. Clean and bright. First Edition, First Printing May 1994. An adulterous school teacher, a prosecutor and a Mafia boss cross paths in this of psychosexual suspense novel by the man behind Ed McBain. Evan Hunter [aka Ed McBain] was born in NYC. His family moved to a house on Gun Hill Road in The Bronx when he was twelve. He was art editor of the art and literary magazine at Evander Childs High School and a cartoonist for the school paper. He has written numerous novels, short stories, plays, and film scripts and is widely known under his pseudonym, Ed McBain , author of the 87th Precinct detective series. His writings include The Blackboard Jungle, Strangers When We Meet, Mothers and Daughters, and Last Summer. ISBN 04460517550. #514.

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162 2399
Huxley, Thomas H. And Wm. Jay Youmans MD
The Elements of Physiology and Hygiene. A Text-book for Educational Institutions.
D. Appleton & Co.
New York, 1868
12mo - 5 x 7.5 Inches
No Additional Printings Stated
Hardcover
Very Good




x. 420 pgs.+ adv. Very Good condition blue hardcover, leather spine with gilt lettering, pebbled texture boards. Binding sound, rubbing to spine at edges and corners, scattered light foxing, text otherwise clean and unmarked, illustrated with detailed black and white drawings throughout. Original printing, not a modern reprint. From an era where the study of medicine and hygiene was intertwined, holistic and interdisciplinary in approach. Chapters: Relations of Physiology to Other Branches of Science, A General View of the Structure and Function of the Human Body, The Vascular System and the Circulation, Of the Blood and Lymph, Of Respiration, The Sources of Loss and of Gain to the Blood, The Function of Alimentation, Motion and Locomotion, Of Sensation and Sensory Organs, The Organ of Sight, Sensation and Judgment, The Nervous System and Innervation, Histology; or, the Minute Strucyure of the Tissues, Scope and Aims of hygiene, Air and Health, Water and Health, Food and health, Clothing and Health, Exercise and Health, Mental Hygiene. #2399.

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163 1875
Illman, Paul E.
The Pilot's Radio Communications Handbook [Practical Flying Series]
McGraw-Hill Book Co.
Blacklick, Ohio, U.S.A., 1998
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
Later Printing
Soft Cover
Near Fine
0070318328



xiv.272 pgs. Near Fine condition softcover, clean and unmarked, very shallow bump to back upper corner of cover near spine. Contents: Introduction, Acknowledgments, A Case for Communication Skills, Accident Reports and Communications Failures, Breaking the Communication Barriers, Airspace Classifications: A Summary, Multicom Airport Radio Communications, Unicom Airport Radio Communications, Flight Service Stations and Radio Communications, Automatic Terminal Information Service (ATIS), Ground Control: The Airport Surface Traffic Director, Transponders, Operating and Communicating in Class D and E Airspaces, Operating and Communicationg in Class B, C, and TRSA Airspaces, Using Approach/Departure Control in the Controlled Airport Environment, Working with Air Route Traffic Control Centers on VFR Flights, In the Event of Radio Failure, A Cross-Country Flight: Putting It All Together, A Final Word, Abbreviations and Acronyms, Index. ISBN 0070318328 #1875.

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164 920
Imms, A.D.
Outlines of Entymology
Methuen & Co., Ltd.
London, 1949
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Hard Cover
Good, Very Good




8vo.vii.188 pgs. Very Good hardbound in Good jacket. Blue cloth with slight fading along bottom edge and corner of top spine. Scattered light foxing at top of text black. Dust jacket with several chips at spine edges and spine slightly darkened. Rear panel features advertisement for science titles in Everyman's Library. A general textbook of entymology with 96 detailed illustrations. Topics are arranged under the general headings: Anatomy and Physiology, Embryology, Growth and Metamorphosis, Nomenclature and Classification, Relationships of Insects, Appendix of Literature. #120.

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165 1839
James, Theodore Jr.
Seaside Gardening
Harry N Abrams Inc
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., 1995
4to - 9 Inches-12 inches tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Cloth Hardcover
Near Fine, Good to Very Good
0810944510
Ex-Library
Harry Haralambou

160 pgs. Good to Very Good condition hardcover in Near Fine jacket. Book is ex-library with usual markings, stamps and pocket. Light fading to blue cloth along edges. Internally clean and sound. Jacket has minimal if any shelf wear. An overall very presentable copy for reference or reading. Illustrated throughout with inviting and inspiring color photos of seaside gardens created in a wide range of shoreline environments. Contents: Introduction, The Water's Edge, Seaside Landscapes, Seaside Color, Pools and Ponds, Porches, Patios and Decks, Paths, Fences and Trellises, Seaside Gardening: A Practical Guide, Plant Encyclopedic: Annuals, Bulbs, Perennials, Herbs, Groundcovers, Ferns, Grasses, Roses, Vines, Shrubs, Trees. Sources, Acknowledgments, Index of Plant Names. ISBN 0810944510. #1839.

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166 773
Janson, H. Frederic
Pomona's Harvest. An Illustrated Chronicle of Antiquarian Fruit Literature.
Timber Press
Portland, Oregon, 1996
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition
Cloth
Fine, Fine
0881923362

Bradley, Regensburg

8vo. 433 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Green cloth, jacket illustrations: 1885 silk and wood tapestry Pomona, jacket back is frontis of Traite des arbres fruitiers. Illustrated endpapers, black and white engravings, illustrations and color plates throughout text. An in-depth review of European literature dealing with fruit from antiquity to the Industrial Revolution. Contains a detailed bibliography of over 600 fruit-related works. Contents include: fruit texts of antiquity and the Middle Ages, organization of fruit literature, Renaissance printings of old and new fruit texts, literary reflectons of a growing fruit interest, early books with woodcuts of fruit, emergence of literary fruit fanciers, fruit literature following the thirty-years war, orchardist-authors to Louis XIV, fruit books generated by commonwealth and restoration, fruit-a topic of connoisseurs, clerics and gardeners, the Jeffersonian literary approach to fruit, writings about unusual and special fruit aspects, fruit literature of the enlightenment and revolution, ushering in scientific fruit literature, evolution and masters of fruit illustration, fruit books for the bourgeoisie: conclusions and outlook. ISBN 0881923362. #773.

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167 2535
Jarvis Keily [Edgar Allan Poe]
Edgar Allan Poe. A Probe.
Prometheus Press
New York, 1927
5.5 x 8.5 Inches
No Additional or Previous Printings Indi
Hard Cover
Very Good


Robert S Josephy

28 pgs. Very Good condition black hardcover with attractive gilt decorated boards and lettering to spine. Light to moderate rubbing to bottom and top edges and corners, internally clean, sound and unmarked. This book is un-numbered, one of 1000 copies printed on Georgian laid paper with an untrimmed fore edge, original printing, not a modern reprint. Author uses the rarely published prose of sometimes attributed to Poe: "Silence" [a sonnet by Hood according to Poe bigrapher Killis Campbell] to help present an unbiased examination of the life of Poe in the light of his literary work and his intimate life. #2535.

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168 1085
Johnson, Greg
Invisible Writer. A Biography of Joyce Carol Oates.
Dutton
New York, 1998
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Printing, April 1998.
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0525941630



8vo. 492 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Biography of Joyce Carol Oates. First printing, April 1998. Contents: preface, introduction, In the North Country, The Girl Who Wrote on the Edges: 1938-50, The Romance of Solitude: 1950-56, Syracuse: 1956-60, New Directions: 1960-62, An Entirely New World: Detroit 1962-64, Violence All Around Me: Detroit 1965-67, A House in Windsor 1968-70, Transformation of Being: Hollywood and London 1971-72, The Visionary Gleam: 1973-75, Invisible Woman 1976-77, Moving to Princeton Moving to Bellefleur: 1978-80, The Gothic Wonderland 1981-84, Woman of Letters 1985-90, What She Lives For 1991, 98. Notes, Bibliography, Index. ISBN 0525941630. #1085.

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169 1470
Jonsell, Bengt, Gunnar Broberg, Gunnar Eriksson and Bertil Nordenstam
Bergianska Botanister
Atlantis
Stockholm, 1991
8vo - 7" - 9" Tall

Hard Cover
Near Fine, Near Fine
9174869736



8vo. 141 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket, clean and unmarked, faint trace of shelf wear to spine ends of jacket and small closed tear to upper edge. Text is in Swedish. Illustrated throughout with drawings, paintings, portaiture and photos. Sections: Forord, Broderna Bergius och det bergianska arvet (Bengt Jonsell), Olof Swartz (Bertil Nordenstam), Johan Emanuel Wikstrom (Gunnar Broberg), Veit Brecher Wittrock (Bengt Jonsell, Bergianska siftelsen under vart sekel (Bengt Jonsell, Bergianska stitelsen (P.J. Bergius), Personregister, Forfattarpresentationer. ISBN 9174869736. #1470.

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170 118
Jordan, Mildred
Asylum for the Queen
Alfred A. Knopf
New York, 1948
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Cloth
Very Good




8vo. 409 pgs. Very good condition hardcover. Maroon cloth, gilt lettering and floral decoration on spine. A few shallow dings to rear board, otherwise clean and unmarked. Historical novel set in France. #118.

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171 829
Kassindja, Fauziya and Bashir, Layli Miller
Do They Hear You When You Cry
Delacorte Press
New York, 1998
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
Review Copy.
Soft Cover
Very Good
0385318324



8vo. 528 pgs. Very Good in black paper wraps as issued (softcover). Very light edge wear. Advance reading copy from uncorrected proofs. Memoir of a West African woman, who upon her father's death faced a forced marriage and the ritual female mutilation customary to her people. Fleeing for to America, she recounts her imprisonments and efforts towards asylum. ISBN 0385318324. #829.

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172 2467
Katharine Kyes Leab, Daniel J. Leab, Marie-Luise Frings, Abigail Leab and Kathleen Thorp, Editors.
American Book Prices Current 1997 Volume 103 The Auction Season September 1996- August 1997
Bancroft-Parkman
1998
8vo - 6.25x8.25x2inches
First Edition
Cloth Hardcover
Fine


Thomas Rowlandson

adv. xxii. 1100pgs. Fine condition hardcover. Clean, tight, unmarked, prisitne condition. Red cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine, endpapers depicting a book auction at Sotheby's circa 1800 by Thomas Rowlandson. Remains an essential reference tool for buying, selling and evaluating scarce books, serial publications, maps, autographs, prints based on hammer prices at 35 major auction houses. An introduction and table of abbreviations precedes lists of auction houses, named consignors and season's sales, followed by sections on autographs and manuscripts (Part I) and Books (Part II), the latter of which includes atlases, books, broadsides, maps and charts. #2467

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173 1394
Kellerman, Faye
Stone Kiss
Warner Books, Incorporated
New York, NY, U.S.A., 2002
8vo
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0446530387



8vo. 390 pgs. As New hardcover in As New jacket, clean, crisp, unmarked first printing. A Rina Lazarus and Peter Decker novel. Set in New York, with an encore appearance of Peter's nemesis Christopher Donatti. ISBN 0446530387. #1394.

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174 1112
Kellogg, Minnie D.
Flowers From Mediaeval History
Paul Elder and Company
San Francisco, 1910
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall

Cloth
Very Good




12mo. xvii. 145 pgs. Very Good condition clothbound hardcover with decorative front board. Light rubbing and fraying to cloth at spine ends and corners. Clean and unmarked. Generously illustrated throughout with 32 individually tipped in sepia half-tone photolitograph illustrations. A rich commentary of "historiettes" on various aspects of medieval history gleaned from the author's final travels. Content: Advertisement (statement of purpose with suggested itineraries for cathedral trips in Normandy), By Way of Introduction, Flowers of History from the Romantic Thirteenth Century, Mystics as Builders, The Golden Madonna of Rheims, The Little Old Abbey of St. Denis and the Imagiers, The Mystic Cathedral of Chartres, Caen: An Eleventh Century Tableau, The Grandniece of the Grand Inquisitor, Stray Leaves From Old, Old Books, The Romantic Twentieth Century: A Deduction, A Word Regarding Bibliography, Index. #1112.

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175 580
Kilworth, Garry D.
Angel
Tom Dougherty.
New York, 1996
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First American Edition
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0312861079



8vo. 320 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. First US edition, May 1996. Police drama and the supernatural cross paths in San Francisco. ISBN 0312861079. #580.

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176 355
King, Laurie
To Play the Fool
St. Martin's Press.
New York, 1995
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Very Good+
0312119070


Signed by Author
8vo. 260 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket. Black boards and dust jacket. Shallow dog-eared bottom right corners of first 30 pgs., else clean, tight and unmarked. Tiny ding to jacket near left bottom edge. SIGNED by author on title page. Sequel to A Grave Talent. ISBN 0312119070. #355.

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177 1743
King, Ross
Ex-Libris
Walker & Co
New York, New York, U.S.A., 2001
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
Second Printing

Fine, Fine
0802733573



391 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean and Set in Europe following the English Civil War. From the jacket: "A cryptic summons to a remote country house launches Isaac Inchbold, a London bookseller and antiquarian, on an odyssey through seventeenth-century Europe, charged with the task of restoring a magnificent library destroyed by the war." Inchbold's life depends on recovering a missing manuscript, in the midst of underworld, spies, ciphers and forgeries. ISBN 0802733573. #1743.

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178 153
King, Stephen
Rose Madder
Viking.
New York, 1995
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Very Good+, Fine
0670858692

Mark Geyer

8vo. 420 pgs. Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket. Dustjacket has 1/4 inch closed tear near bottom of spine. Black cloth and boards, red metallic lettering and detail. Frontis illus. by Mark Geyer. Jacket photo. George Kerrigan. Author photo Tabitha King. ISBN 0670858692. #153.

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179 1966
Kitto, John, D.D.
The Court of Persia, Viewed in Connection with Scriptural Usages. Revised By Daniel P. Kidder.
Lane & Scott, for the Sunday School Union of the Methodist Episcopal Church
New York, 1849
24mo - 5 Inches to 5-3/4 Inches Tall

Hard Cover
Good


Joseph Lonking, Printer

176pgs. Good condition hardcover, marbled boards, black spine and corners. Refer to images. Backing of spine is chipped away at top edge and partially along front side to reveal sewn page gathers underneath. Gathered pages remain tightly sewn, but upper thread is not connected to boards. Boards remain firmly affixed otherwise. Owner name on front endpaper in vintage fountain pen. Some smudging and light foxing to endpapers, blanks, title page and frontis. Frontis portrait engraving of a Persian king. The contents are divided into eight chapters: Principles of Eastern Regal Government, Legislative Functions, Judicial and Executive Functions, State Punishments and Rewards, A Royal Day, State Ceremonials, A Coronation, The Royal Household. An interesting and illuminating window into the structure, customs, and everyday culture and routine of the Persian monarch and his court, as detailed from both historical records, scriptural and Biblical accounts. #1966

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180 858
Koeppe, Clarence Eugene
The Canadian Climate
McNight & McNight
Bloomington, Illinois, 1931
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Hard Cover
Very Good




8vo. 280 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover. Blue cloth, gilt lettering, gilt Canadian maple leaf emblem on front board. Black and white photographs and illustrations of weather maps throughout. Contents: The non-atmospheric factors controlling the climate of Canada and Newfoundland; pressure, winds and storms; sunshine and temperature; moisture considerations; British Columbia and the Yukon territory; the continental interior; Eastern Canada and Newfoundland; the Arctic Prairies and Archipelago; bibliography; climate data. #858.

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181 151
Koontz, Dean
Dark Rivers of the Heart
Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
New York and Cleveland, 1994
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Near Fine
0679425241



8vo. 481 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket, jacket with tiny rub at upper right corner, shallow corner crease to one page. First trade edition 11/94. Black boards and cloth, clean and unmarked. ISBN 0679425241. #151.

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182 200
Koontz, Dean
Dark Rivers of the Heart
Alfred A. Knopf, NY. 1994. First trade edition.
New York and Cleveland, 1994
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Fine
0679425241



8vo. 481 pgs. Fine hardcover in near fine jacket, clean and unmarked. First trade edition. Dust jacket has very faint rubbing to paper edge at back top spine corner. Black boards and cloth, gold lettering on spine and front. ISBN 0679425241. #200.

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183 2500
Koontz, Dean
Dragon Tears
G.P. Putnams Sons
New York, 1993
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Fine
0399137734



377pgs. Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket, clean, tight, unmarked. Jacket has a trace of shelfwear along upper corners, no chips, tears or rubs, just a slight softening of the folds. Detective Harry Lyon and his partner Connie Gulliver enter a nightmare of horror after killing in the line of duty. ISBN 0399137734. #2500

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184 1764
Koontz, Dean R.
Sole Survivor
Alfred a Knopf Inc
Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., 1997
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0679425268

Chip Kidd

321 pgs Fine hardcover in Fine Jacket. First Printing. Clean, pristine condition. A catastrophic inexplicable plane crash, with 330 casualties and no survivors-except one. ISBN 0679425268. #1764.

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185 408
Krist, Gary
Bone By Bone. Stories.
Harcourt Brace & Co., NY.1994.
New York, 1994
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Fine
0151820643



8vo. 257 pgs. Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket. First Edition. Blue boards and blue cloth spine, silver lettering. Decorated endpapers. Very slight rubbing to upper spine corner of dust jacket, else fine. Uncommon short stories of common lives. ISBN 0151820643. #408.

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186 1969
Lamb, Charles
The Essays of Elia. Last Essays of Elia. Popular Fallacies. [The Nelson Classics] with Ephemera.
Thomas Nelson & Sons
London & Edinburgh, 
16mo - 5 Inches - 6 3/4 Inches Tall

Hard Cover
Fair, Very Good




iii.378pgs. Very Good condition hardcover, brown cloth with copper lettering to spine. Clean, sound, unmarked, bottom spine end shows a bit of rubbing. Dust jacket has a 1 inch corner chip to upper spine and front corner, edges rubbed. Front panel of dust jacket is separated from rest of dust jacket, held intact and now protected in archival cover, still overall quite presentable. Bottom corner of front flap is price-clipped. Selected titles of the Nelson Classics series are printed on both flaps, small tears at corners. Contents include 52 essays and 16 "Popular Fallacies". Laid in is a partial clipping of the review of the play "The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail, with Michael Fairman as Henry, Ned Beatty as Bailey, directed by Norman Gevanthor [al ist of the cast is present, but clipping is not complete or dated. Presumably the 1970-71 season at the Arena Stage in Washington DC]. Essays: The South-Sea home, Oxford in the Vacation, Christ's Hospital Five and thirty Years Ago, The Two Races of Men, New Year's Eve, Mrs. Battle's Opinions on Whiat, A Chapter on Ears, All Fool's Day, A Quakers' Meeting, The Old and the New Schoolmaster, Valentine's Day, Imperfect Sympathies, Witches and other Night-fears, My Relations, Mackery End in Hertfordshire, Modern Gallantry, The Old Benchers of the Inner Temple, Grace Before Meat, My First Play, Dream-Children: A Reverie, Distant Correspondents, The Praise of Chimney-Sweepers, A Complaint of the Decay of Beggars in the Metropolis, A dissertation Upon Roast Pig, A bachelor's Complaint of the Behaviour of Married People, On Some of the Old Actors, On the Artificial Comedy of the Last Century, On the Acting of Munden, Preface by a Friend of the Late Elia, Blakesmore in H-shire, Poor Relations, Stage Illusion, To the Shade of Elliston, Ellistoniana, Detached Thoughts on Books and Reading, The Old Margate Hoy, The Convalescent, Sanity of True Genius, Captain Jackson, The Superannuated Man, The Genteel Style in Writing, Barbara S-, The Tombs in the Abbey, Amicus Redivivus, Some Sonnets of Sir Philip Sydney, Newspapers Thirty-five Years Ago, Barrenness of the Imaginative Faculty in the Productions of Modern Art, Rejoicings Upon the New Year's Coming of Age, The Wedding, The Child Angel, Old China, Confessions of a Drunkard. Popular Fallacies: That a bully is always a coward, thet ill-gotten gain never prospers, that a man must not laugh at his own jest, that such a one shows his breeding, that it is easy to perceive he is no gentleman, that the poor copy the vices of the rich, that enough is as good as a feast, of two disputants the warmest is generally in the wrong, that verbal allusions are not wit because they will not bear a translation, that the worst puns are the best, that handsome is as handsome does, that we must not look a gift horse in the mouth, that home is home though it is never so homely, that you must love me and love my dog,that we should rise with the lark, that we should lie down with the lamb, that a sulky temper is a misfortune. #1969

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187 1384
Lambirth, Andrew [Yeats]
W.B. Yeats. A Biography with Selected Poems.
Brockhampton Press
London, 1999
4to - 9" - 12" Tall
First Edition
Hard Cover
As New, As New
1860199615



4to. 120 pgs. As New hardcover in As New dust jacket. Illustrated throughout with period paintings, portraits, woodcuts and drawings. Contents: Background and Early Years, Yeats the poet, Searching for an Identity, Maturity, Personal Recollections, Late Flowering and Death, The Poems, Index of First Lines, Further Reading. ISBN 1860199615. #1384.

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188 2470
Lawrence and Nancy Goldstone
Slightly Chipped. Footnotes in Booklore.
St. Martin's Press
New York, 1999
8vo
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0312205872



215 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, first printing of first edition in pristine condition. A classic read for book lovers, sellers and collectors alike. The authors of Used and Rare continue their adventures in their quest for rare and out-of-print books, delving into ephemera such as Bram Stoker's notes for Dracula, , the Bloomsbury Group, a Sotheby's auction experience, hypermoderns and internet bookselling. See also our book#2469. ISBN# 0312205872. #2470.

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189 2255
Leffmann, Henry
A Compend of Medical Chemistry Inorganic and Organic Including Urinary Analysis. [Blakiston's Quiz Compends]
P. Blakiston's Son & Co., Inc.
Philadelphia, 1911
16mo - 5 Inches - 6 3/4 Inches Tall
Fifth Edition Revised
Cloth Hardcover
Very Good




vii.200pgs. Very Good brown cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to front and spine. Rubbing to cloth at edges and corners, with 3/4 inch worn through along spine edge at bottom corner. Binding sound, contents clean and unmarked. Advertisements of additional Blakiston's textbooks for medical students on front and rear endpapers. Contents: General Principles: Elements, notation, nomenclature, laws of combination, valency, electrical reactions, reactions, radicles [sic], acids, bases and salts, volume combination, stoichiometry, classification. Descriptive Chemistry: Groups, hydrogen, oxygen, chlorin, bromin, iodin, fluorin, nitrogen, sulfur, selenium, tellurium, arsenic, phosphorus, boron, carbon, silicon, potassium, sodium, lithium, ammonium, copper, silver, gold, calcium, barium, strontium, radium, magnesium, zinc, cadmium, mercury, tin, lead, antimony, bismuth, vanadium, aluminum, iron, manganese, chromium, nickel, cobalt, platinum, rare elements. Organic Chemistry: General Principles: Transformations, isomerism, homologous series, organic radicles, classification. Open chain fatty or aliphatic bodies. Closed chain cyclic or aromatic bodies. Compounds containing nitrogen.

Clinical Chemistry: Milk, gastric juice, urine.Table of Elements. Index. #2255.

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190 2181
Leonard, Elmore
Be Cool
Delacorte Press
New York, NY, U.S.A., 1999
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0385333919



8vo. 292 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked. Set in Hollywood, with film-maker Chili Palmer. Included is a sealed promotional excerpt copyright 1998 as distributed by Coca Cola before the book was released. ISBN 0385333919. #2181.

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191 1014
Lewis, Jim
Why the Tree Loves the Ax
Crown Publishers, Inc.
New York, 1998
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0609601091



8vo. 276 pgs. First Edition. Fine hardcover in Fine dust jacket. Author's second novel, a story of female violence, fear and resourcefulness. ISBN 0609601091. #1014.

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192 2316
Lewis, Joseph
Lincoln the Soldier
Freethought Press
New York, 1925
5.5x9 Inches
Fourth Printing
Leaflet
No Jacket, Very Good

Ephemera


A folded leaflet of Abraham Lincoln ephemera: "Lincoln the Soldier"an address delivered over radio Station WGBS February 12, 1925 by Joseph Lewis (1889-1968), president of the Freethinker Association of America. Fourth printing, the Freethought Press Association, NY. Leaflet is creased from being folded in half, with a smudge to lower right front corner, otherwise clean and unmarked.#2316.

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193 1651
Linder, David H.
A Monograph of the Helicosporous Fungi Imperfecti. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 16: 227-388, 1929.
Missouri Botanical Garden
U.S.A., 1929
Small 4to.

Soft Cover, Stiff Wraps
Very Good


David H. Linder

111 pgs [227-388]. Very Good condition softcover, stiff wraps. Light edgewear and crease to upper corner of back cover. Title and author neatly printed on spine. Internally clean and unmarked. Illustrated with graphs and 31 full page plates. A monograph treating the morphologiy, growth habits, geographical distribution and taxonomic description of species within the group Fungi Imperfecti. #1651.

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194 979
Linscott, Gillian
An Easy Day for a Lady
St. Martin's Press
New York, 1995
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Thus
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0312118112



8vo. 210 pgs. Fine hardcover in fine dustjacket. First edition thus-first published under the title "Widow's Peak" by Little, Brown and Co. in Great Britain. This is the fourth novel with British suffragette Nell Bray. On a climbing holiday at Mt. Blanc, Nell spots a French rescue team chipping a body out of the ice. ISBN 0312118112. #979.

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195 2375
Loos, Anita
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. The Illuminated Diary of a Professional Lady.
Boni and Liveright (Modern Library)
New York, 1926
12mo - 5 x 7.5 Inches
Eleventh Printing April 1926
Hard Cover
Good to Very Good


Ralph Barton

217 pgs. Good to Very Good condition hardcover, red and white decorated boards, red cloth spine, paper titlepiece on front board. General rubbing along edges and corners, darkening to paper of boards, binding very sound, internally clean and unmarked but for previous owner name and date on front endpaper and a small clear waterspot at top margin of text block. A few pages have dogeared corners. Illustrated by Ralph Barton, the popularity of this 1925 comic novel exceeded expectations and the publisher produced multiple printings in short order. This copy is a later printing, with the originally misspelled "Paris Is Devine" chapter title re-appearing in the table of contents as per the author's wishes. Loos was inspired to write the book, first appearing in magazine installments, after observing her close friend H.L. Mencken fall head over heals for a sexy blonde. Several film adaptations were also inspired in 1928 and 1953, the latter starring Marilyn Monroe and carol Channing. A stage musical followed in 1949. #2375

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196 554
Lovett, Sarah
Dangerous Attachments
Villard Books
New York, 1995
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
067943559X



8 vo. 324 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Authors first book featuring forensic psychiatrist Dr. Sylvia Strange. ISBN 067943559X. #554.

Price: 8.00 USD
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197 2457
Lubbock, Percy
Roman Pictures
Charles Scribner's Sons
New York, 1926
8vo, 8 x 5.5 Inches
Third Printing
Hard Cover
Good to Very Good




221 pgs. Good to Very Good, binding sound, clean and unmarked. One closed tear at margin of pg 10, text not affected. Frontis illustration plate tipped in. Original age-toned paper boards, cloth spine with faded titlepiece, no jacket.This is a vintage printing, not a modern reproduction. By the author of Earlham and The Craft of Fiction. Contents: Fontana Delle Tartarughe, Via Nazionale, Piazza Della Cancelleria, St. Peter's, Via Giulia, Villa Borghese, Via Dwlla Purificazione, Albano, Castel Gandolfo, Via Sistina, Piazza Navona, Corso, The Forum, Via Margutta, Via Delle Botteghe Oscure. #2457.

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198 559
MacKay, Barry Kent
The Birdwatcher's Companion
National Book Network, Key Porter Books, 1994. First Printing.
Canada, 1994
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition.
Soft Cover
Fine
1550134671



8vo. Softbound pb. 217 pgs. Fine condition softcover. Introduction, bird topography, birding in the east coast, the south, the west, prairies and polar regions of North America. Black and white illustrations and sketches throughout text by author. ISBN 1550134671. #559

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199 651
MacKinlay Kantor.
Lobo
World Publishing Co., Cleveland. 1957. Stated First Edition, published simultaneously in Canada by Nelson, Foster & Scott.
Cleveland, 1957
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition.
Hard Cover
Very Good


Irene Lane

8vo. 111 pgs. Very Good condition original hardcover, not a reprint. Light olive brown cloth with illustration of Lobo on front board. Slight crimping of cloth at spine ends, upper left corner with faint foxing, else minimal shelf wear. Black and white dog illustrations throughout by Irene Layne. #651.

Price: 10.00 USD
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200 1961
Magriel, Paul, Editor.
Isadora Duncan
Henry Holt and Co.
New York, 1948
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
Third Printing
Hard Cover
Very Good




vii.85 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover. Light rubbing at edges and corners, clean, sound, unmarked. Contents: Preface. Isadora Duncan and Basic Dance by John Martin. Duncan Concerts in New York by Carl Van Vechten. Isadora Duncan and the Artists by Allan Ross Macdougall. Isadora Duncan: Studies for Six Dance Movements by Gordon Craig. Chronology, Bibliography of Isadora Duncan, Albums and Books of Drawings of Isadora Duncan. Illustrated generously with black and white photos, drawings and artwork. #1961.

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