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201 559
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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202 651
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.

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203 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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204 2547
Martin, Annie
The Magical World of Moss Gardening.
Timber Press
Portland, OR, U.S.A., 2015
8vo, 9 Inches Tall By 8 Inches Wide
First Edition, First Printing
Softcover, Pb
Fine
978104695601

Bill Murray, Annie Martin, Alan Bryan

238 pgs. New condition softcover pb. Contents: INtroduction: Moss Magic, Green Grandeur: A Tour of Moss Gardens, Bryophyte Basics: Botany and Natural History of Mosses, Mosses for Gardeners: 25 Bryophytes To Know and Grow, , From Concept to Garden Plan:Designing With Mosses, Panting and Propagation: Establishing Your Moss Garden, Your Thriving Moss Garden: Maintenance and Troubleshooting; Metric Conversions,Resources and References,Acknowledgements, Photo Credits, Index. ISBN 978104695601.Book #2547.

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205 2451
Martin, George R.R.
The Armageddon Rag
Bantam Dell
New York, 2007
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
2nd Printing of Trade Paperback
Softbound Trade Pb
Near Fine
0553383078

Digital Vision/Getty Images

340 pgs. Near Fine condition trade paperback, clean and unmarked with minimal edge and corner wear. A reporter and novel author investigates the violent onstage murder of a sixties rock star, confronting his own demons while the music bridges and weaves the past and present, underground counterculture, mysticism and touches of the supernatural. ISBN 9780553383072. 2451.

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206 720
Mather, Linda
Blood of an Aries
St. Martin's Press
New York, 1993
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First American Edition
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0312104294



8vo. 201 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Pristine, with publishers review slip laid in. First book in the Zodiac mystery series. ISBN 0312104294. #720.

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207 226
Maugham, W. Somerset
Catalina. A Romance.
Garden City.
New York, 1948
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
Later Printing
Cloth
No Jacket, Very Good




8vo. 275 pgs. Very Good condition. Black cloth with light shelf-wear to spine edges. Interior clean, sound, unmarked. Book Club edition. #226

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208 225
Maugham, W. Somerset.
The Moon and Sixpence.
Grosset & Dunlap, NY. 1919.
New York, 1919
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
Later Printing
Hard Cover
Good




8vo. 314 pgs. Good condition hard cover. Green cloth, orange and black lettering with island design on spine and cover (the correctly spelled Maugham indicative of a later printing). Light soiling to edges and wear to cloth at spine ends and corners. Endpaper cracked over hinges but holding sound. Closed tear pg. 128. Clean and unmarked within, a good vintage reading copy. #225.

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209 1050
McGregor, H.R.
Schrodinger's Baby
William Morrow & Company, Inc.
New York, 1999
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First American Edition
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0688168930

Abby Kagan

8vo. 250 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Theme revisits the quantum physicist's Shrodinger's Cat conundrum in the context of a murder. Author's first book, focusing on a group of students and roomates in Glasgow, a body under the staircase and a sense of morality that is no more real than a physics equation. First published in Great Britain in 1998 by Judy Piatkus Ltd. ISBN 0688168930. #1050.

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210 138
McMillan, Terry
How Stella Got Her Groove Back
Viking
New York, 1996
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0670869902



8vo. 368 pages. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Very clean and crisp.Red endpapers, white boards, black cloth spine. Metallic blue lettering on spine. Filled with humor, heart and insight, a love story about how a divorced power mom reconfgures her own life and the risks she takes to do that. ISBN 0670869902. #138.

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211 2462
Merejkowski, Dmitri. Bernard Guibert Guerney [translator].
The Romance of Leonardo Da Vinci. Translated from the Original Russian of Dmitri Merejkowski.
The Modern Library
New York, 1928
16mo - 6.5 Inches Tall
First Modern Libary Edition
Leatherette Flexible Hardcover
Good +




xii.637pgs+adv. Good condition green flexible leatherette hardcover. First Modern Library Edition 1928 stated. Binding No.4, Bernhard endpapers (Toledano 2000). Binding sound. Overall light wear to cloth at edges and corners, with transfer from paper of dust jacket or a painted shelf (?) imprinted on surface of back cover as pictured. Small semicircular tear perforates inner margin of half-title and title page. Text unmarked. Contents: Foreword and biographical sketch, sections: The White She-Demon, Ecce Deus Ecce Homo, Poisoned Fruits, The Witche's Sabbath, Thy Will Be Done, The Diary of Giovanni Beltraffio, The Burning of Vanities, The Age of Gold, The Doubles, Still Waves, There Shall Be Wings!, Aut Caesar Aut Nihil, The Scarlet Beast, Monna Lisa Gioconda, The Most Holy Inquisition, Leonardo, Michelangelo and Raphael, Death The Winged Precursor; Translator's Notes; list of Modern Library titles. #2462.

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212 2373
Mertins, Louis and Esther
The Intervals of Robert Frost. A Critical Bibliography. With an Introduction By Fulmer Mood.
University of California Press
Berkeley and Los Angeles, 1947
12mo - 6 - 7 Inches Tall
No Additional Printings Stated
Cloth Hardcover
No Jacket, Near Fine




91 pgs. Near Fine red cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to spine, clean, sound, unmarked, very faint rubbing to cloth at spine corners. First edition, 1947. Frontis portrait of robert Frost and a plate showing an early manuscript version of "Neither Out Far Nor In Deep" in the poet's handwriting. Contents: Robert Frost and the Mertins Collection by Fulmer Mood; Intervals, by Louis Mertins: San Francisco Interval, Lawrence Interval, Derry Interval, Dymock interval, Amherst Interval, Cambridge Interval, Hanover Interval; Bibliography by Esther Mertins: Poems - Lawrence Interval, Derry Interval, Dymock Interval, Amherst Interval, Cambridge iinterval, Hanover Interval, Marginalia, Books. The backbone of this collection was built upon inscribed and annotated manuscripts, books, periodicals given to the Mertins as gifts over time by Robert Frost himself. #2373.

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213 1543
Metzger, Deena
The Other Hand
Red Hen Press
Granada Hills, CA, U.S.A., 2000
8vo - 7" - 9" Tall
First Edition
Soft Cover
Near Fine
1888996242



8vo. 311 pgs. Near Fine softcover pb, clean and unmarked with minimal shelf wear. "An epistolary novel that concurrently is a unique contribution to the literature we now speak of as Holocaust discourse", this novel is structured around the relationship and dialog between a Jewish woman and holocaust survivor who converted to Catholicism and is living in Paris as its cardinal. ISBN 1888996242. #1543.

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214 1265
Miles, Henry
The Later Work of Titian
George Newnes Limited
London, 
8vo - 7" - 9" Tall
No Additional Printings Stated
Hard Cover
Good to Very Good


Titian, Tiziano Vecellio

8vo. xxviii. pgs followed by 64 full page plates in black and white. Good condition hardcover, no publication date [circa 1900-1910]. A volume in Newne's Art Library. Cloth spine with gilt lettering, decorated front board. Moderate general soiling and wear externally, internally clean, sound and unmarked. Frontis of Charles V on the Morning of the Battle of Muhlberg, with some foxing along margins. Following an extensive introduction by Henry Miles, a List of the Principal Works of Tiziano Vecellio is provided, each work indexed according to country and museum or gallery. A List of Illustrations precedes the section composed of full page plates from black and white photographs. #1265.

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215 1856
Miller, Jonathan and Borin Van Loon
Darwin for Beginners
Writers & Readers
New York, New York, U.S.A., 1982
Small 4to.
No Additional Printings Indicated
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
0906495954



175pgs. Very Good+ condition hardcover in Very Good+ jacket. Clean and unmarked, binding sound. Jacket has no chips or tears, very slight age-toning to edges. Clever, entertaining, informative and very readable introduction to Darwin's life and theories as well as an overview of the general history and controversy of the development of scientific thought into branches such as evolutionary biology, molecular biology and genetics. Illustrated throughout with the imaginative drawings and cartoons of Borin Van Loon. Includes a postscript and section on further reading. For similar illustrative style and subject matter, see also book numbers 1342 and 1343 (Get a Grip series on Genetics and Evolution). ISBN 0906495954. #1856.

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216 2057
Milton, John
L'Allegro and Il Penseroso
John Lane and the Bodley Head, Ltd.
London, 1927
16mo - over 5" - 6" tall
First Printing
Hard Cover
Good to Very Good, Very Good+


Peggy Norgate

16mo. 55 pages. Very Good+ condition hardcover in Good to Very Good jacket. Decorated black cloth, with little shelf wear, with several shallow bumps to the edges of rear board. Jacket paper somewhat darkened at spine, with a chip (about 1.5 inches wide by 1/4 inch deep) along upper left hand corner of front panel. Rear panel of jacket lists other titles in the Helicon Series edited by Lindsay Drummond. Owner name in small neat letters on front endpaper, else very clean throughout, with illustrations by Peggy Norgate. #2057.

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217 1977
Milton, John. William Allan Neilson, Editor.
Milton's Minor Poems. L'Allegro, Il Penseroso, Comus and Lycidas. [The Lake English Classics]
Scott, Foresman & Co.
Chicago and New York, 1900
16mo - 5 Inches - 6 3/4 Inches Tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Cloth Hardcover
Very Good




165pgs. Very Good condition small blue cloth hardcover. Light rubbing to cloth along edges and corners, slight fading to spine. Owner name and date on front endpaper, else clean and unmarked with sound binding. Contents: Preface; Introduction: I. England in Milton's Youth, II. The Life of Milton, III. L'Allegro and Il Pensero, IV. Comus, V. Lycidas, VI. Milton's Puritanism; Text [of thepoems]; Notes; Word Index. #1977

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218 1917
Moore, Samuel and Knott, Thomas A.
The Elements of Old English. Elementary Grammar and Reference Grammar.
George Wahr
Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1934
12mo - 6 - 7 Inches Tall
Sixth Edition
Cloth Hardcover
Good to Very Good




vii. 211 pgs. Good to Very Good condition red cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to spine a bit darkened, light rubbing to cloth at edges and corners, binding sound. Owner name on front endpaper and scattered marginalia and student notations throughout text. A preface and introduction to The Old English Language is followed by elementary grammar in 24 chapters on pronunciation, declensions, verbal endings, stems, pronouns, breaking, dipthonghs, verbs, gemination, umlaut, forms of verbs, noun declensions, preitieritive-present verbs, contract verbs and a review of sound changes. The reference grammar sections include phonology, morphology, and conjugation sections followed by a glossary of words. #1917

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219 1600
Moore, Susanna
In the Cut: A Novel
Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated
New York, NY, U.S.A., 1995
8vo
First American Edition
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0679422587



8vo. 180 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. First American Edition, November 1995. Clean and unmarked with no discernable defects. A solitary divorcee living and working in New York as a writing/language teacher is unprepared for the danger ahead of her when she embarks on an erotic liason in the aftermath of a gruesome murder in her neighborhood. ISBN 0679422587. #1600.

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220 1601
Moore, Susanna
In the Cut : A Novel
Alfred A. Knopf Incorporated
New York, NY, U.S.A., 1995
8vo
First American Edition
Soft Cover
Near Fine
0679422587



8vo. 177 pgs. Near Fine softcover. Uncorrected proof. Advanced reader's edition. Clean and unmarked with no discernable defects other than a slight trace of shelf wear along bottom edge. A solitary divorcee living and working in New York as a writing/language teacher is unprepared for the danger ahead of her when she embarks on an erotic liason in the aftermath of a gruesome murder in her neighborhood. By the author of "The Whiteness of Bones" and "Sleeping Beauties". #1601.

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221 2332
Morey, George W.
The Properties of Glass [American Chemical Society Monograph Series No. 77].
Reinhold Publishing Corp.
New York, 1938
8vo - 7" - 9" Tall
No Additional Printings Stated
Cloth Hardcover
Very Good




561 pgs. Very Good condition navy blue cloth hardcover.Gilt lettering to spine, light rubbing along edges and corners. Hinges tight, Light foxing to front endpaper near hinge and previous owner stamp (The Toledo Engineering Company), else clean and unmarked throughout. Contents: General Introduction, Preface, The History and Definition of Glass, The Devitrification of Glass, The Composition of Glass, The Chemical Durability of Glass, The Viscosity of Glass, The Annealing of Glass, The Surface Tension of Glass, The Heart Capacity of Glass, The Heat Conductivity of Glass, The Density of Glass, The Coefficient of Expansion of Glass, The Elastic Properties of Glass, The Strength of Glass, The Thermal Endurance of Glass, The Hardness of Glass, The Optical Properties of Glass, The Electrical Conductivity of Glass, The Dielectric Constant, Dielectric Loss, and Dielectric Strength of Glass, The Magnetic Properties of Glass, The Constitution of Glass. Index. List of monographs in the series. #2332.

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222 826
Morley, Christopher
The Old Mandarin. More Translations from the Chinese.
Harcourt, Brace and Co.
New York and Cleveland, 1947
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
First Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good


Carl Rose

12mo. non-paginated (approx. 125 pgs). Very good condition. Black cloth with very slight rubbing to cloth at spine ends. First edition stated on copyright page with no additional printings indicated. Clean and unmarked. Imprint of three mandarins on each board, illustrated throughout by Carl Rose. An anthology of commentary and verse, collected and translated for the first time in book form. Table of contents, 120 poems. #826

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223 2091
Morley, Christopher
Hide and Seek.
George H. Doran Company
New York and Cleveland, 1920
Sm 8vo
No Additional Printings Stated
Hard Cover
Very Good




sm. 8vo. 120 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover in paper boards, paper title piece on front board and spine. Shallow crease to paper covering front board. Light general rubbing to edges and corners, sunning to spine. Clean, sound and unmarked internally. Contains verses, sonnets and translations from the Chinese which first appeared in the Evening Post, Evening Public Ledger, Life, Collier's and House and Garden. Includes "A Meditation on Some Bookshelves". #2091.

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224 2137
Muller, Melissa; Kimber, Rita (translator); Kimber, Robert (translator)
Anne Frank: The Biography. With a Note By Miep Gies.
Henry Holt & Company, LLC
New York, NY, U.S.A., 1998
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Near Fine
0805059962



8vo. 330 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket, clean and unmarked. Jacket has very slight edgewear along top edge. A biography and autobiographical chronicle of the life of Anne Frank. ISBN 0805059962. #2137.

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225 2356
Munson, Gorham B.
Robert Frost. A Study in Sensibility and Good Sense. [The Murray Hill Biographies]
George H. Doran Company
New York, 1927
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Hard Cover
No Jacket, Very Good




135 pgs. Very Good condition blue cloth hardcover, clean, sound, unmarked with light rubbing to edges and corners. A biography of Robert Frost by the author of "Waldo Frank: A Study". Chapters: The Generations of Men, Once by the Pacific, A Boy's Will, The Road Not Taken, New Hampshire, Pan With Us, Into My Own, A Sensibilitist, Against the World in General. Appendices: Selected British Opinion on Robert Frost, Books by Robert Frost, Principal Essays on Robert Frost, Robert Frost on Education, Index. #2356.

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226 2355
Myerson, Joel
Ralph Waldo Emerson. A Descriptive Bibliography. [Pittsburgh Series in Bibliography]
University of Pittsburgh Press
Pittsburg, 1982
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Cloth Hardcover
Fine
0822934523



xviii.802 pgs. Fine condition hardcover, as new, clean, tight and unmarked. Includes illustrations of Emerson's first edition title and copyright pages, bindings and dust jackets. Sections: Introduction, Separate publications, Collected Editions, Miscellaneous Collections, First Book and Pamplet Appearances, First-Appearance Contributions to Magazines and Newspapers, Books Editited by Emerson, Reprinted Material in Books and Pamphlets, Material Attributed to Emerson, Compiler's Notes, Appendix: Principal Works About Emerson, Index. ISBN 0822934523 #2355.

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227 2515
Nan Fairbrother
Men and Gardens. A Rare and Enchanting Book That Celebrates the Enduring Place of Gardens in Man's Life and Traces Their Changing Forms and Uses in Different Lands and Different Ages.
Alfred A. Knopf
New York, 1956
8vo, 9.25 by 6.5 Inches
2nd Printing November 1956
Hardcover with Decorated Boar
Very Good, Very Good


Harry Ford, Designer.

xii. 271 pgs. Very Good decorated hardcover in Very Good jacket. Book is clean with little sign of shelf wear, binding sound, unmarked but for small bookstore stamp on front blank (The Book Gallery). Light edgewear and a few small tears and chips to jacket, price intact. By the author of "An English Year". Typecast in Janson's Dutch style type. Illustrated throughout with black and white drawings, schematics, engravings, decorations and photographs. Chapters: Why Men Have Gardened, Enclosed Monastic: Gardening in the Dark Ages, Enclosed Romantic: Gardens of the Middle Ages, Enclosted Fantastic: Gardens of Tudor England, Early Seventeenth-Century Gardening Literature, Les Jardins de l'Intelligence, Gardens of Seventeenth-Century England,Seats of Romantic Gentlemen:the Simple Life in Satin Slippers, What Do We Want Now? #2515.

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228 1393
Nathanson, Virginia
The Pearl and Bead Boutique Book.
Hearthside Press, Inc.
New York, 1972
8vo
No Additional Printings Indicated
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good


Carol Nelson

8vo. 190 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover in Very Good jacket, price not clipped, contents clean and unmarked. Not a library copy. Yellow boards with light general shelf wear, shallow bend to rear board, light foxing to endpapers. Jacket with price intact, light edgewear, light foxing and age toning along edges and rear panel, now in removable protective archival cover. Contents: Introduction, Crocheting with Pearls and Beads, Cross-Weaving Patterns, Boutique Jewelry, Bead Flowers and Vegetables, Index.. Illustrated throughout with color photos by Harvey Dresner, black and whit photos by Rex Nathanson and drawings by Carol Nelson. Projects, clearly described and illustrated, include necklaces, bracelets, sandals, snoods, belts, neckties, collars, eyeglass cases, bags, earrings, bolero jacket, rings, place mats, coasters, purses, Christmas and Easter ornaments, decorations, beaded fruits and vegetables, bouquets, lampshades. Classic seed bead reference. #1393.

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229 577
Neville, Jill
Swimming the Channel
St. Martin's Press
New York, 1994
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First American Edition
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0312113374

Mike P. Gorman

8vo. 182 pgs. Fine hardbound in Fine jacket. December 1994. First American Edition Author's first novel to be published in the United States. A Paris-based British diplomat has an affair with his daughter's babysitter. ISBN 0312113374.#577.

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230 2107
Nicolson, Nigel
Virginia Woolf (Penguin Lives Series)
Viking Penguin
New York, NY, U.S.A., 2000
Sm 8vo
First American Edition
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0670894435

Roger Fry, Gisele Freund, Duncan Grant, Vanessa Bell, George Beresford

small 8vo. 195 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, with cameo portrait of Virginia Woolf on front board visible through cutout of jacket. Illustrated with black and white photographs and paintings. Author, son of Harold Nicolson and Vita Sackville-West as well as one of Woolf's closest friends, threads his personal reminiscences through the narrative of her life. ISBN 0670894435. #2107.

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231 1695
Northen, Henry and Northen Rebecca
Ingenious Kingdom : The Remarkable World of Plants
Prentice-Hall, Inc.
New Jersey, 1971
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
Second Printing
Hard Cover
Very Good, Good to Very Good
0134648595
Ex-Library
Stanley Wyatt

xii. 274 pgs. Good to Very Good hardcover in Very Good jacket. Ex-library with the usual markings and stamps on fore edges, title and copyright pages and endpapers, else minor shelf wear with clean and unmarked text. Jacket in very nice condition, minimal signs of wear. Illustrated with photographs and line drawings by Stanley Wyatt. Chapters: Ingenious Kingdom, The Coming of Life, Algae, Viruses and Bacteria, True Fungi, Slime Molds, and Lichens, Mosses, Ferns and Their Relatives, The Ancient and Honorable Order of Conifers, Flowering Plants, Fruits and Seeds, The Engineering and Design of Plants, Hormones, Calendars and Clocks, Adaptations to Environment, Forests, Grasslands, Tundras and Deserts, Succession and Competition, War and Peace Among Plants and Animals, Guarding Our Environment, Index. ISBN 0134648595. #1695.

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232 1952
Norton, A.P. And Inglis, J. Gall
A Star Atlas and Reference Handbook (Epoch 1950)
Sky Publishing Corporation
Cambridge, Mass., 1967
4to - 9 Inches-12 inches tall
Fifteenth Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine




xvi. 57pgs + Map Charts. Near Fine hardcover, no discernable shelf wear, clean and unmarked but for bookstore sticker on front endpaper from the Hayden Planetarium Book Corner. A preface, explaining the content of the different editions of this book, is followed by an extensive index and sections on standard sources of reference, astronomical catalogues, nomenclature, astronomical tables, precession tables and astronomical contractions. Then begins A Star Atlas and Reference Handbook: I. Notes on Star Nomenclature &c. II. Notes on Astronomical Terms. III. The Galaxy and the Stars. Classification by Spectra. IV. Spectroscopy. V. The Sun, Moon and Planets. Map of the Moon (includes 2-page color plate with labeled locations for 26 mountains and valleys and 300 craters). VI. Hints on Observing, &c. VII. The Care and Use of the Telescope. Includes sections on accessories, cleaning, how to construct a simple equatorial or alt-azimuth stand, adjustments of a Newtonian reflector, equatorial adjustments, Pronunciation of Names, The Brightest and Nearest Stars, Bayer and Lacaille Letters and Flamsteed Numbers, Galactic Coordinates. The last section comsists of full page Star Charts and Maps of Interesting Objects and Galactic Charts. Front endpapers are illustrated with a Northern Index Map and a table of astronomical symbols. #1952

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233 1490
Nowak, Joanna; Rudnicki, Ryszard M.
Postharvest Handling and Storage of Cut Flowers, Florist Greens and Potted Plants
Timber Press, Incorporated, in Association with The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Portland, OR, U.S.A., 1990
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Near Fine
0881921564



8vo. 210 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket, clean and unmarked with very slight rubbing to boards at edges and corners. No chips, tears or marks. Sections: Evaluation and Grading, Growing Conditions and Longevity, Storage, Transport, Retail Florist Care and Handling, Care of Flowers and Potted Plants in the Home, Guidelines for Particular Plant Species, References, Index. ISBN 0881921564. #1490.

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234 2352
Nurmi, Martin K. Bentlry, G.E.
A Blake Bibliography. Annotated Lists of Works, Studies and Blakeana.
University of Minnesota Press
Minneapolis, 1964
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Cloth Hardcover
Very Good+, Very Good+




xix.393 pgs. Very Good+ hardcover in Very Good+ jacket. Clean, sound and unmarked with minimal shelfwear, light rubbing to corners of dustjacket. Laid in and included are a copy of a review of this book and a small card with several notations presumably by a reviewer. Contents divided into six main sections, separated by illustrated vignettes. Table of Contents: Tables of Symbols and Abbreviations; Table of Type-Printed References to Blake Before 1863; Blake's Reputation and Interpreters; Blake's Chronology; Part I. Editions of Blake's Writings: Individual Tiltles, Collections and Selections; Part II. Reproductions of Drawinigs and Paintings: Illustrations of Individual Authors, Collections and Selections; Part III. Engravings: Illustrations of Individual Authors, Selections and Collections; Part IV. Catalogues and Bibliographies; Part V. Books Owned by Blake; Part VI. Biography and Criticism [All editors, annotators, introducers, authors, etc. of works in parts I through V are cross-referenced in part VI]; Note on Musical Settings; Index. #2352.

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235 1116
Parker, Dorothy
Sunset Gun
Horace Liveright
New York and Cleveland, 1928
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
Fifth Printing, December 1928
Hard Cover
Good to Very Good




12mo. 75 pgs. Good to Very Good condition black cloth spine in earthy and rustic textured brown crinkled paper covered boards. Rubbing to edges and corners of spine and boards. Date (January 5, 1929) on front endpaper. Closed tear at bottom edge near spine of several rear blank pages. Verses in this book first appeared in the Bookman, the New Republic, the Nation, the New Yorker, Life, the Yale Review, McCall's, the New York World and the New York Post. Contents: Godmother, Partial Comfort, The Red dress, Victoria, The Counsellor, Parable for a Certain Virgin, Bric-a-Brac, Interior, Reuben's Children, for R.C.B., There Was One, On Cheating the Fiddler, Incurable, Fable, The Second Oldest Story, A Pig's-Eye View of Literature: The Lives and Times of John Keats, Percy Bysshe Shelley and George Gordon Noel, Lord Byron, Oscar Wilde, Harriet Beecher Stowe, D.G. Rosetti, Thomas Carlyle, Charles Dickens, Alexandre Dumas and His Son, Alfred Lord Tennyson, George Gissing, Walter Savage Landor, George Sand, Mortal Enemy, Penelope, Bohemia, The Searched Soul, The Trusting Heart, Thought for a Sunshiny Morning, The Gentlest Lady, The Maid-Servant at the Inn, Fulfillment, Daylight Saving, Surprise, Swan Song, On Being a Woman, Afternoon, A Dream Lies Dead, The Homebody, Second Love, Fair Weather, The Whistling Girl, Story, Frustration, Healed, Landscape, Post-Graduate, Verses in the Night: Honeymoon, Triolet, Melange for the Unknown George, Liebstod, For a Favorite Grand-Daughter, Dilemma, Theory, A Fairly Sad Tale, The Last Question, Superfluous Advice, Directions for Finding the Bard, But Not Forgotten, Two-Volume Novel, Pour Prendre Conge, For a Lady Who Must Write Verse, Rhyme Against Living, Wisdom, Coda. #1116.

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236 206
Parker, Robert
Double Deuce
G.P. Putnam's Sons.
New York, 1992
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
2nd Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0399137211



8vo. 224 pgs. Fine condition hardcover in Fine jacket. Green cloth and boards, gray endpapers. Crisp and clean. Hawk enlists Spensers aid when he is hired by tenants of a gang-plagued Boston neighborhood to investigate the deaths of a teenage girl and her baby. ISBN 0399137211. #206

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237 1206
Parker, Robert
Sudden Mischief. A Spenser Novel.
G.P. Putnam's Sons
New York, 1998
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
039914370X



8vo. 288 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked. Boston PI, Spenser comes to the aid of Susan Silverman's ex-husband when he is charged with sexual harrassment. 039914370X. #1206.

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238 1207
Parker, Robert
Hush Money. A Spenser Novel.
G.P. Putnam's Sons
New York, 1999
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
Second Printing.
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0399144587



8vo. 309 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked. Spencer, a Boston PI, investigates the suicide of a gay activist after a friend of Hawk's is implicated and denied tenure. Spenser also comes to the aid of Susan Silverman's friend who is being stalked and who reciprocates with seduction. 0399144587. 1207.

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239 1208
Parker, Robert
Perish Twice
G. P. Putnam's Sons
New York, 2000
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0399146687



8vo. 291 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked. Featuring Sunny, Parker's new female protagonist, investigates murder in Spenser's home turf - Boston. ISBN 0399146687. #1208.

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240 135
Parker, Robert B.
All Our Yesterdays
Delacorte Press
New York, 1994
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0385304374



8vo. 401 pgs. Fine hardcover in fine jacket. Black boards, gray-blue cloth with red lettering at spine. A saga of two Irish families, set in Boston. Jacket design by Robert Santora. ISBN 0385304374. #135.

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241 1666
Patterson, James
The Big Bad Wolf
Little Brown & Company
New York, NY, U.S.A., 2003
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0316602906



8vo. 390 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, no chips, no tears, clean and unmarked. Alex Cross is back, with his first case as an FBI agent, investigating a rash of kidnappings and disappearances. Victims are being bought and sold, with evidence pointing to "The Wolf", a shadowy and much-feared enigma with possible ties to the Russian mob. ISBN 0316602906. #1666.

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242 477
Patterson, Richard North.
Eyes of a Child
Alfred A. Knopf, NY. 1995. First Edition.
New York, 1995
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Near Fine
0679429883



8vo. 594 pgs.Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine dust jacket. Blue boards, black cloth spine, silver lettering. Dust jacket has very faint edge wear at bottom front edge. Clean and unmarked. Legal thriller set in San Francisco. ISBN 0679429883. #477

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243 1512
Pearson, Michener, Law, Harbaugh, Trumbower, Liautard, Holcombe, Huidekoper, Stiles, Mohler and Adams.
[Diseases of the Horse] Special Report on Diseases of the Horse.
Government Printing Office
Washington, 1907
8vo - 7" - 9" Tall
Revised Edition.
Cloth Hardcover
Good




608 pgs. Good condition brown cloth hardcover. Original binding sound. Wear and rubbing to cloth at corners and spine edges. Rubbed spots on cloth at top of spine, scattered worn spots on front and rear boards. Endpapers lightly foxed, internally very good, clean and unmarked. Numerous detailed illustrations in black and white and multi tone are all present. Contents (chapters by various authors): the examination of a sick horse, methods of administering medicines, diseases of the digestive organs, diseases of the urinary organs, diseases of the respiratory organs, diseases of the generative organs, diseases of the nervous system, diseases of the heart, blood vessels and lymphatics, diseases of the eye, lameness, diseases of the fetlock, ankle and foot, diseases of the skin, wounds and their treatment, general diseases, surra, osteoporosis or bighead, shoeing, index. #1512.

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244 2508
Perez-Reverte, Arturo; Costa, Margaret Jull [translator]
The Fencing Master
Harcourt Brace and Co.
New York, 1998
8vo, 9.25 by 6.0 Inches
First American Edition
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0151001812



First American Edition, translated from the Spanish by Margaret Jull Costa. A beautiful, mysterious and highly-skilled stranger approaches fencing maestro Don Jaimes and requests that he teach her the art of the unstoppable thrust. By the author of The Club Dumas and The Seville Communion. ISBN 0151001812. #2508.

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245 2105
Perez-Reverte, Arturo; Soto, Sonia (translator)
The Seville Communion
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc.
New York, 1998
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First American Edition
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Near Fine
0151002835



8vo. 375 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket. Clean and unmarked. Faint trace of wear to bottom spine edge, else fine. Translated from the Spanish by Sonia Soto. Mystery thriller set in a Catholic parish in Seville. ISBN 0151002835. #2105.

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246 1129
Phillips, Stephen
Paolo & Francesca. A Tragedy in Four Acts.
John Lane, The Bodley Head
London and New York, 1901
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
Sixth Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good




12mo. 120 pgs. Green cloth hardcover with gilt lettering and decoration to front board and spine. Top edge gilt. Light wear to spine edges, light foxing to rear endpapers else clean, sound, unmarked. #1129

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247 2490
Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
Die Zukunft Des Menschen [L'Avenir de l'Homme, The Future of Man]
Walter-Verlag
Switzerland, 1966
8vo 5x8.25 Inches
Second Edition
Cloth Hardcover
Very Good




404 pgs. Very Good condition dark blue cloth hardcover, text is in German language. Very minor shelf wear, lightly foxed upper text block, internally clean and unmarked with tight binding. Father Pierre Teilhard de Chardin [1881-1955] was a Jesuit priest and paleontologist, hence both a theologian and a scientist. His writings reflect his philosophy, ranging from understanding humankind's place in the universe to the impact of scientific discoveries on traditional religious dogma, in particular the interdependent connection between the theory of evolution and the basic tenets of Christian faith. His manuscripts were banned from publication by his superiors during his lifetime, but were finally released to the world by a committee called the Frinds of Teilhard de Chardin. Originally published in 1959 in Paris as "L'Avenir de L'Homme", this is the German language edition [Lorenz Hafliger and Karl Schmitz-Moormann]. #2490.

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248 1225
Pike, Dave
Indoor Bonsai. A Beginner's Step-by-Step Guide.
The Crowood Press Ltd.
England, 2000
Small 4to.
2nd Printing
Soft Cover
Near Fine
1852232544



Sm. 4to. 128 pgs. Near Fine softcover, clean and unmarked, no notable shelfwear. Contains subtantial detailed information on technique and cultivation suitable for both beginners and more experienced bonsai growers. Contents: Introduction, Buying a Bonsai, Soil, Growing Indoor Bonsai, The Six Basic Shapes, An A-Z of Indoor Trees, Group Plantings, Rock Plantings, Pests and Diseases, Month-by-Month Guide, Index. ISBN 1852232544. #1225.

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249 2080
Plato, Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius
The Apology, Phaedro and Crito of Plato; The Golden Sayings of Epictetus; The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius.
P.F. Collier & Son, The Harvard Classics
New York, 1968
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
Later Printing
Hard Cover
Very Good




8vo. 345 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover, dark green boards with gilt decoration and lettering to front board and spine. Very light shelf wear with a shallow bump to upper edge of boards, small 1/4 inch dark spot on upper textblock. Owner name crossed out on front endpaper, interior is clean, crisp and unmarked. Contents: The Apology, Phaedro and Crito of Plato as translated by Benjamin Jowett, The Golden Sayings of Epictetus as translated by Hastings Crossley, The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius as translated by George Long. #2080

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250 1333
Poe, Robert
Return to the House of Usher
Tom Dougherty Associates, October 1996. First edition.
New York, 1996
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0312860129



8vo. 284 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Psychological thriller mystery set at the newly rebuilt Usher House. ISBN 0312860129. #1333.

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251 982
Pole, William
The Theory of the Modern Scientific Game of Whist [Pole on Whist]
G.W. Carleton & Co.
New York, 1883
16mo - over 5" - 6" tall

Cloth
Very Good




16mo. 144pgs. Very Good condition dark green cloth with gilt lettering and publishers device on spine. Decorative blindstamping on both front and rear boards. Owner name in pencil on front endpaper, else clean and unmarked throught. Subtitle; From the last London Edition (1879) to Which is Added The Laws and Rules of Whist from "The Portland Club" Code. Contents include Introduction, Explanation of Technical Terms, Theory of the Game, Development of the Theory, Rules and Directions for Play, Conclusion, followed by appendices with examples of hands, modifications of rules, rhyming rules, mnemonic maxims and pocket precepts. #982.

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252 1012
Pool, Raymond
Flowers and Flowering Plants. An Introduction to the Nature and Work of Flowers and the Classification of Flowering Plants.
McGraw-Hill Book Co.
New York, 1941
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
Second Edition, Sixth Impression.
Cloth
No Jacket, Good to Very Good




8vo. xxiii.428 pgs. Very Good condition cloth hardcover. Light to moderate general rubbing to cloth causing a somewhat faded appearance to an otherwise clean and sturdy copy. A volume in the McGraw-Hill Publications in the Botanical Sciences Series. Black and white line drawings and illustrations include a fold-out chart detailing the outline of classification followed in this book, opposite a key to pertinent symbols and abbreviations appearing in the chart. In addition to chapters on morphology and taxonomy of specfic plant families, there appears sections on the history of botany, profiles and portraits of early botanists and their important contributions, a section on collection and preparation of plant specimens, reference books, monographs and manuals, a glossary and an index. #1012.

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253 2534
Prinsen, Sharlene
Blind Devotion. Survival on the Front Lines of Post-Traumatic Stree Disorder and Addiction.
Hazelden
Center City Minnesota, 2012
8vo, 9 By 5.75 Inches
First Edition Thus
Softbound Trade Pb
No Jacket, Fine
1616494093



xiii.333pgs. Fine condition new trade softcover, clean and unmarked. " One woman's startling account of her struggle to protect her children while facing the man she married, a combat veteran plagued by addiction, rage, and depression born from PTSD". Topics include abuse, alcoholism, codependency, co-occurring disorders, crisis, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), prescription pills, substance abuse, self-care, suicide, secondary traumatic stress, ISBN 9781616494094. #2534.

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254 863
Proulx, E. Annie
Accordion Crimes
Scribner
New York, 1996
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Fine
0684195488



8vo. 381pgs. Fine hardcover in Near Fine dust jacket, a few tiny faint wear marks at rear edge of matte jacket. Tan boards, brown cloth spine. A little green accordion travels from 1890 Sicily to New Orleans to Iowa, Texas, Maine, Louisiana, witnessing an array of tales from murder to racial predjudice among its ethnically diverse owners: Sicilians, German Americans, Mexican Americans, African Americans, Poles, Norwegians, Irish, Basques and Franco-Canadians. ISBN 0684195488. #863.

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255 1077
Rachelwitz, Boris De
Egyptian Art. An Introduction. Translated By R.H. Boothroyd.
The Viking Press
New York, 1960
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Hard Cover
Very Good+




8vo. 256 pgs. Very Good+ condition hardcover in green cloth with red and gilt decorations. Wear to cloth at bottom spine edge, else near fine. Clean and unmarked. Illustrated throughout. Translated into English by R.H. Boothroyd, this title was originally published by Aldo Martello in Milan as "Incontro Con LArte Egiziana". Sections: Foreword, definition of the boundaries, artistic greation, finalism and narrative, the plastic arts and royal iconography, the plastic arts and private iconography, painting, Armana art, architecture, pottery, Faience, vitreous pastes, wood-carving, goldamith's work, bronze, chronology, bibliography, index. #1077.

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256 1860
Rain, Patricia
The Vanilla Chef.
Vanilla Queen Press
Santa Cruz, CA, U.S.A., 2002
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
First Printing
Soft Cover
Fine
097246400X



8vo. 190 pgs. Fine condition softcover pb, clean and unmarked. First Printing, with an errata slip laid in. More than a book of delicious vanilla recipes, this book also contains information about its history, lore, botany, ethnobotany, cultivation, usage as a diverse ingredient and how to discern the differences among vanilla products. Complete in itself, it follows the first vanilla book written by Patricia Rain, "The Vanilla Cookbook". Contents: Introduction, The Legend of Vanilla, A Brief History of Vanilla, Everything About Vanilla, Vanilla Magic, Recipes: Introduction, Make Your Own, Beverages, Entrees, Side Dishes, Breads, Desserts, Specialties. About The Vanilla.COMpany, Acknowledgements, Testimonials. ISBN 097246400X. #1683.

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257 1054
Ramsland, Katherine
The Vampire Companion. The Official Guide to Anne Rice's The Vampire Chronicles.
Ballantine Books
New York and Cleveland, 1993
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Near Fine
0345379225

Laura Hartman Maestro

8vo. 508 pgs. First Edition October 1993. Near Fine condition black cloth hard cover in Near Fine jacket. Both clean and unmarked. Jacket has tiny shallow ding to paper on back edge at spine. Classic chronicle, glossary and guide book to the vampiric fiction of Anne Rice. Illustrated throughout. Includes glossary, time lines, vampire atlases (ancient world, modern world), San Francisco, New Orleans and the French Quarter, France, Paris, The Gathering of Immortals, Voyage of the QE II. Bibliography. ISBN 0345379925. #1054.

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258 1075
Rawlings, Rory
Healing Gardens
Willow Creek Press
Wisconsin, 1998
4to - over 9" - 12" tall
First Edition.
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
1572232080



4to. 176 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine dust jacket. Color photographs throughout. Introduction, followed by nicely presented sections on holistic gardening, feng shui, color therapy, herbalism, aromatherapy, meditation, designing a zen garden, resources, suggested reading, index. ISBN 0572232080. #1075.

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259 2518
Rendon, Jim
Super-Charged. How Outlaws, Hippies and Scientists Reinvented Marijuana.
Timber Press
Oregon, 2012
8vo, 8.5 x 5.75 Inches
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
As New, As New
1604692952



256 pgs. As New hardcover in dj, first printing of First Edition, with publisher's disclaimer on copyright page. Contents: Acknowledgments, Introduction, Medical Marijuana Everywhere, Hippies Start Growing Marijuana, Growing Takes Off, Breeders Change Everything, Cannabis Moves Indoors, The Politics of Marijuana, Medical Dispensaries Reshape the Business, Cannabis As Medicine, The Cannabis Gold Rush is On, A Day in the Dispensary, The Future of Cannabis, Bibliography, Index. ISBN-13: 9781604692952. #2517

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260 1830
Rense, Paige
Gardens: Architectural Digest
Knapp Press
1983
4to - 9 Inches-12 inches tall
2nd Printing
Hardcover Dustjacket Slipcase
Very Good, Near Fine
089535117X



xii.209 pgs. Near Fine hardcover, tan cloth, clean and unmarked, in Very Good jacket and Very Good+ cloth-covered slipcase. Jacket has light edge wear and a closed tear to top edge of rear panel. Slipcase has minimal discernable shelfwear, no wear to edges and corners. Color photos throughout illustrate gardens of all types from several continents. Contents: Foreword, Introduction, English Gardens, Classical Gardens, Oriental Gardens, Country Gardens, Estate Gardens, Exotic Gardens, Special Gardens. Contents ISBN 089535117X. 1830.

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261 1127
Reynolds, Sheri
Bitterroot Landing
Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers
New York, NY, U.S.A., 1994
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
039913994X



8vo. 239 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine dust jacket, clean, crisp, unmarked, unread. Novel about an incest survivor, author's first book. ISBN 039913994X.

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262 2113
Riley, James Whitcomb
Rhymes of Childhood. The Poems and Prose Sketches of James Whitcomb Riley.
Charles Scribner's Sons
New York, 1917
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
Homestead Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good


Alice Barber Stephens

12mo. xii. 216 pgs. Very Good condition choclate brown hardcover. A few light faded spots to back board and several first pages, else clean and unmarked, general age toning to pages. Uncut pages on side and bottom, top edge gilt. The Works of James Whitcomb Riley. Vol. V. on half-title. Frontis drawing by Alice Barber Stephens of boys playing in an orchard, protective tissue intact. Over 100 poems and verse for children. #2113.

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263 2531
Rilke, Rainer Maria
Diaries of a Young Poet. Translated and Annotated By Edward Snow and Michael Winkler
W.W. Norton & Co.
London & New York, 1997
9 Inches x 6.5 Inches
First Edition Thus
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0393045536

Edward Snow, Michael Winkler

xxi.306pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean, unmarked, as new. Translated by Edward Snow and Michael Winkler. Black and white photos section within the text. Contents: Introduction, Chronology, The Florence Diary 15 April 1898-6 July 1898 (Florence, Viareggio, Zoppot), The Schmargendorf Diary 11 July 1898-26 September 1898 (Zoppot, Oliva, Berlin, Schmargendorf, [St. Petersburg, Moscow], Worpswede), The Worpswede Diary 27 September 1900-22 December 1900 (Worpswede, [Hamburg], Schmargendorf), Notes [extensive section of biographical and contextual notes], Index of Works by Rilke in the Diaries by Title and First Line, General Index. #2530.

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264 2432
Rilke, Rainer Maria
Der Neuen Gedichte Anderer Teil
Frederick Ungar Publishing Co.
New York, 
12mo - 4.5x7.25 Inches
Not Dated.
Cloth Hardcover
Fair, Very Good




121 pgs. Very Good condition blue cloth hardcover in Fair jacket. Fading to spine along lower spine and edges, jacket present in fragments held acceptable intact by a clear removable archival cover.Small bookstore ticket [Aberdeen Book Company, 65-69 Fourth Ave, New York 3, New York] affixed to lower corner of front endpaper, otherwise clean and unmarked. Not dated. For those who would like to read Rilke in the original German language, Contents: Archaischer Torso Apollos,Kretische Artemis, Leda, Delphine, Die Insel Der Sirenen, Klage Um Antinous, Der Tod Der Geleibten, Klage Um Jonathan, Trostung Des Elia, Saul Unter Den Propeten, Samuels Ercheinung Vor Saul, Ein Prophet, Jeremias, Eine Sibylle, Absaloms Abfall, Esther, Der Aussatzige Konig, Legende Von Den Drei Lebendigen Und Den Drei Toten, Der Konig Von Munster, Totentanz, Das Jungste Gericht, Die Versuchung, Der Alchimist, Der Reliquienschrein, Das Gold, Der Stylit, Die Agyptische Maria, Kreuzigung, Der Auferstandene, Magnifikat, Adam, Eva, Irre Im Garten - Dijon, Die Irren, Aus Dem Leben Eines, Heiligen, Die Bettler, Eine Welke, Abendmahl, Die Brandstatte, Die Gruppe, Schlangenbeschworung, Schwarze Katze, Vor-Ostern - Neapel, Der Balkon - Neapel, Auswandererschiff - Neapel, Landschaft, Romische Campagna, Lied Vom Meer, Nachtliche Fahrt - Sankt Petersburg, Papageienpark - Paris, Die Parke I, II. III, IV. V, VI, VII, Bildnis,Venezianischer Morgen - Richard Beer-Hoffmann Zugeeignet, Spatherbst in Venedig, San Marco - Venedig, Ein Doge, Die Laute, Der Abenteurer I, II, Falkanbeize, Corrida - In Memoriam Montez 1830, Don Juans Kindheit, Don Juans Auswahl, Sankt Georg, Dame Auf Einem Balkon, Begenung In Der Kastenienallee, Die Schwestern, Ubung Am Klavier, Die Schwestern, Ubung Am Klavier, Die Liebende, Das Roseninnere, Damebildnis Aus Den Achtziger Jahren, Dame Vor Dem Spiegel, Die Greisin, Das Bett, Der Fremde, Die Anfahrt, Die Sonnenuhr, Schlafmohn, Die Flamingos - Paris, Jardin Des Plantes, Persisches HeliotropSchlaflied, Der Pavillon,Die Entfuhrung, Rosa Hortensie, Das Wappen, Der Junggeselle,Der Einsame, Der Leser, Der Apfelgarten - Borgeby-Gard, Die Berufung, Der Berg, Der Ball, Das Kind, Der Hund, Der Kaferstein, Buddha In Der Glorie, Inhalt [Index of Titles]. #2432.

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265 2260
Roberts, Kenneth
Le Grand Passage [The Northwest Passage]. Translated from English By Pierre-Fancois Caille
Editions Stock
Paris, 1941
Small 8vo.

Soft Cover, Original Wraps
Good to Very Good




576 pgs. Good to Very Good condition softcover pb in original stiff paper covers. Darkening and creasing of paper of spine, small tears at bottom corners of spine. General age-toning of paper. Page edges untrimmed. Internally clean and unmarked. Text is in French language.Translated from the English by Pierre-Francais Caille. Set in mid 18th century North America during the French and Indian War, Major Robert Rogers and his men are in search of the Northwest Passage. Two maps precede the text. "The Northwest Passage" by Kenneth Roberts also inspired the 1940 film "Northwest Passage" starring Spencer Tracy, Robert Young, Walter Brennan, Ruth Husssey. #2260.

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266 1182
Robie, Virginia
By-Paths in Collecting. Being Aids in the Quest of Rare and Unique Things Which Have Passed the Century Mark, Such as Old China, Furniture, Pewter, Copper, Brass, Samplers and Sun-dials, with Comments on Their Age, Decoration and Value.
The Century Company Company
New York, 1912
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition
Hard Cover
Very Good


Ruth M. Hallock

8vo. 568 pgs. Very Good condition green cloth hardcover with paper illustration on front board of a collector examining an item. Very light shelfwear consisting of some rubbing to cloth at spine ends and a shallow ding to front board near mid-spine. Very light foxing to endpapers otherwise internally very clean and unmarked. Color frontis illustration of Ruth M. Hallock's The Band Box Shop. Illustrated throughout text with 80 black and white photos and numerous line drawings. Chapters: Staffordshire Lanes, Blue Staffordshire High Road, Unbeaten Paths in Staffordshire, Neglected Corners, Shelf of Earthenware, The Cabinet of Porcelain, Crossed Swords, From Far Cathay, The Prince of Potters, Specializing, Generalizing, In Praise of Cupboards, Chairs and Their Ancestry, Concerning Early Upholstery, Seventeenth Century Ventures, Main Traveled Roads, Chinese Influence, Collecting Old Pianos, The Quest of the Quaint, The Sheen of Old Pewter, Hour-Glass and Sun-Dial. From teapots to pianos, a compendium of collectibles to consider through the author's trained eye. Histories, identification, provenance and collector anecdotes. Black and white llustrations are profuse and wide in subject scope, including pottery, ceramics, stoneware, pewter, figurines, seventeenth and eighteenth century furnishings. Delft, Staffordshire, Bow, Dercy, Dresdin, Berlin, Vienna, armorial china, Wedgwood, cupboards and cabinets, chocolate service, teapots, bookcases, cabinets, pianos and spinets, bandboxes, samplers, sundials, hourglasses and much more. #1182.

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267 2480
Robinson, Victor, M.D.
The Story of Medicine
Albert & Charles Boni
New York, 1931
8vo, 8.75 x 6 Inches
First Edition
Cloth Hardcover
No Jacket, Very Good




527 pgs. Very Good condition blue cloth hardcover, black and silver lettering and decoration to spine, silver caduceus of the medical profession decorates front board. Binding sound, light overall wear, with rubbing of cloth at edges and corners, binding sound, light blue stain to rear endpapers, small stylized bookseller ticket [Zeitlin Books, Los Angeles] of a grasshopper (?) at bottom inner corner of rear board. Author was professor of the History of Medicine at Temple University in Philadelphia. Dedicated to Sir Ronald Ross, winner of Nobel Prize in medicine. Chapters: Medicine in the Stone Age, Medicine in Ancient Egypt, Medicine in Ancient Greece, Greek Medicine in Alexandria, Greek Medicine in Rome, Arabian Medicine in the Middle Ages, European Medicine in the Middle Ages, Medicine in the Renaissance, Medicine in the Seventeenth Century, Medicine in the Eighteenth Century, Modernization of Medicine, Medicine in America, Bibliogrphical Notes, Index of Individuals and Subjects. #2480.

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268 818
Roe, Jill
Angels Flying Slowly
St. Martin's Press
New York, 1995
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0312134274



8vo. 206 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Pristine condition, clean and unmarked. Authors first novel. Following the breakup of their parents marriage, two adolescent sisters are dispatched to a convent boarding school, soon to be joined by an equally unruly cousin. Adolescent angst and nostalgic humor, set in the 1950's. ISBN 0312134274. #818.

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269 469
Rogers, Samuel
Dusk at the Grove
Little, Brown and Co., Boston. October 1934 printing.
Boston, 1934
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
Later Printing
Hard Cover
Good+, Very Good +




8vo. 312 pgs. Very Good+ hardcover in Good+ jacket. Rich purple cloth with gilt lettering, lavender decorative binding. Matching color to upper textblock. Dustwrapper with 1/4" closed tear and some rubs and chips of edges and corners. The Atlantic Prize Novel 1934. Set on the coast of Rhode island, the story of a family in the early 1900's World War I era. Third printing, October 1934 #469.

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270 1017
Ross, Nancy Wilson
The Left Hand is the Dreamer
William Sloane Associates
New York, 1947
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition.
Cloth
Good, Very Good+




8vo. 390 pgs. A Very Good+ condition cloth hardcover in a Good dust jacket. Book is clean and unmarked with very light shelfwear. Jacket has several 1/2 to 1 inch tears with small chips and rubbing along edges and a 3/4 inch rubbed spot near bottom of spine. A romantic novel set in the era of World War II with scenes from Vienna, New York City, New Mexico and upstate New York. By a writer and correspondent, the author of "The Farthest Reach", "Westward the Women", "Take the Lightning", "The Waves" and numerous articles in Harper's Bazaar, The New Yorker, Reader's Digest, Story Magazine and The Saturday Evening Post. #1017.

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271 2468
Rostenberg, Leona and Madeleine B. Stern
New Worlds in Old Books
Oak Knoll Press
Delaware, 1999
8vo
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
1884718892



viii.202pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine dustjacket, pristine condition in removable archival cover. In this bibliophile memoir, dedicated "to the Survival of the Printed Book in the Twenty-First Century" the world-renowned authors reveal the new realms and wealth of knowledge waiting to be discovered in the world of old books. Sections: Introduction: Through Our Hands, What's Past Is Prologue, Eye-Witness Reports, United Nations and Utopias, Hidden Americana, Censorship and Suppression, Stratagems of Satan, Feminism, The Jews, The Blacks, The Lure of Firsts, The Press: Exotic and Uncommon, Provenance, Selected Short-Title Lists, Index. ISBN 1884718892. #2468.

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272 2391
Ruddock, E. H.
The Lady's Manual of Homoeopathic Treatment in the Various Derangements Incident to Her Sex. Eleventh Edition Thoroughly Revised and Improved.
The Homoeopathic Publiching Company
London, 
Small 8vo., 5 By 7.25 Inches.
Later Edition
Decorated Cloth Hardcover
Good to Very Good




269 pgs. Good to Very Good condition brown cloth hardcover, gilt lettering and decoration to front and spine. Rubbing of cloth to edges and corners, binding shaken at hiinges but still holding well, front free endpaper missing, rear endpaper has closed tears. Clean and unmarked but for a small booksellers or druggists ticket at bottom of the title page (James Epps & Co., Ltd. Homeopathic Chemists, London). This is an original printing of the eleventh edition, [circa 1900, not dated], not a modern reprint, with the introduction of some new remedies, an enlarged glossary and fuller directions as to the management of some diseases. Following the index are several pages of advertisements for similar titles as well as an advertisement for Neave's Food for infants, growing children, invalids and the aging. Contents: Prefaces and notes to earlier editions, Chapters: I. Introduction. Homoeopathic Medicines, directions for mixing and taking medicines, rules for patients, the bidet or hip bath, spinal hot water and ice bags. II. Menstruation [and Menopause]. III. Incidental Diseases. IV. Reproduction. Marriage, sterility, conception, maternal impressions. V. Pregnancy. Signs and symptoms, general habits during pregnancy. VI. Disorders of Pregnancy. VII. Labour. VIII. Management and Delivery. IX. Lactation. X. Appendix: List of remedies prescribed in this manual, with the disorders for which they are used, and the dilutions recommended for general use. Glossary, Index, Advertisements.#2391.

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273 2543
Salgado, Gamini
The Elizabethan Underworld
Wrens Park Publishing of W.D. Williams & Son Ltd.
Great Britain, 1999
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
Later Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0905778391



x.230pgs. Fine Hardcover with illustrated boards in matching Fine dust jacket. Featuring over sixty illustrations from manuscripts and pamphlets contemporary to that time period. Contents: List of Illustrations, Preface, Acknowledgements, Chapters: London-Flower of Cities All, The Suburbs of Sin, The Fun of the Fair, White Magic and Black Witches, Astrologers and Alchemists, Low-Life on the Highway,Autolycus and His Tribe, Minions of the Moon, Counter and Clink, Bridewell and Bedlam. ISBN 0905778391 Book # 2543.

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274 148
Sanders, Lawrence
Timothy's Game
G.P. Putnam's Sons.
New York, 1988
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Very Good+, Near Fine
0399133682

Don Brautigam

8vo. 382 pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Very Good+ jacket. Black boards and cloth, gold lettering, clean and unmarked. Black dust jacket, very slight edgewear, one closed 1/4 inch tear. Jacket illus. Don Brautigam. ISBN 0399133682. #148.

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275 149
Sanders, Lawrence
The Seventh Commandment
G.P.Putnam's Sons.
New York, 1991
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Near Fine
0399136118

Ann Spinelli, Richard Hess

8vo. 351pgs. Near Fine hardcover in Near Fine jacket, clean and unmarked, with very slight shelfwear to upper spine edge at rear corners, no chips, tears, rubs or marks. Gray boards and endpapers, red cloth at spine, silver lettering. Jacket design and illus. by Ann Spinelli and Richard Hess. ISBN 0399136118. #149.

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276 1414
Sanders, Lawrence
McNally's Dilemma
Putnam Publishing Group, The
New York, NY, U.S.A., 1999
8vo - 7" - 9" Tall
Later Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0399144900



8vo. 309 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked. Archy McNally gets entangled in murder, blackmail and mayhem, Palm Beach style. ISBN 0399144900. #1414.

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277 1428
Sanders, Lawrence; Lardo, Vincent
McNally's Folly
Putnam Publishing Group, The
New York, NY, U.S.A., 2002
8vo - 7" - 9" Tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0399146180



8vo. 340 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked. Archy McNally deals with blackmail, murder and mayhem while directing a production of "Arsenic and Old Lace". ISBN 0399146180. #1428.

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278 2544
Schelling. Felix E.
Elizabethan Drama 1558-1642 [Volume Two ]
Houghton Mifflin and Company
Boston and New York, 1908
5 x 7.5 Inches
No Previous Printings Indicated
Cloth Hardcover
Very Good




x.685pgs. Very Good condition blue cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to spine. This is an original printing, not a modern reproduction, and consists of Volume Two only. Previous owner J.L. Mankiewicz in neat pencil on front endpaper, with cadeuceus bookplate of medical historian Fielding Hudson Garrison on front fixed endpaper. Internally clean, sound, unmarked with faint age toning to edges of text block. Contents of Volume Two: XIII. History and Tragedy on Classical Myth and Story. XIV. The College Drama. XV. The English Masque. XVI. The Pastoral Drama. XVII. Tragicomedy and "Romance". XVIII. Later Comedy of Manners. XIV. Decadent Romance. XV. The Drama in Retrospect. Bibliographical Essay. A List of Plays and Like Productions Written, ACted, or Published in England Between the Years 1558 and 1642. With an extensive Index. #2544.

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279 1786
Schenk, George
MOSS GARDENING. Including Lichens, Liverworts and Other Miniatures.
Timber Press
Oregon, 2004
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
Ninth Printing
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0881923702



8vo. 261 pgs. Fine condition black cloth hardcover in Fine jacket, clean and unmarked, as new from publisher. A practical source book for moss-lovers with sections on identification, transportation, propagation, cultivation and uses in various gardening schemes. Glossy color photos offer inspiration throughout the text. Topics include general moss cultivation, Japanese gardens, mossy rocks, lichens, liverworts, Alpine gardens, container gardening, bonsai mosses, index of mosses and other bryophytes. Winner of the American Horticultural Society Book Award. ISBN 0881923702. #1786.

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280 1523
Schimel, Lawrence (editor); Greenberg, Martin H. (editor)
Blood Lines: Vampire Stories from New England (The American Vampire Series)
Cumberland House Publishing
Nashville, TN, U.S.A., 1997
8vo - 7" - 9" Tall
First Printing
Softcover, Pb
Very Good+
1888952504



8vo. 224 pgs. Very Good+ condition softcover pb, clean and unmarked with minimal shelf wear consisting of a small, barely discernable lightly abraded spot in the center of the front cover. Text is clean, crisp and unmaked. Anthology of tales centered around the local and historical vampire lore of New England. Contents: Introduction; Acknowledgments; New Hampshire: "Investigating Jericho" by Chelsea Quinn Yarbro; Massachusetts: "The Brotherhood of Blood" by Hugh B. Cave; Connecticut: "Chastel" by Manly Wade Wellman; Maine: "The Doom of the House of Duryea" by Earl Pierce, Jr.; Vermont: "Moonlight in Vermont" by Esther Friesner; Connecticut: "Secret Societies" by Lawrence Schmeil; Massachussets: "Luella Miller" by Mary Wilkins-Freeman; New Hampshire: "When the Red Storm Comes" by Sarah Smith; Connecticut: "The Beautiful, The Damned" by Kristine Kathryn Rusch; Rhode Island: "The Sunned House" by H.P. Lovecraft. ISBN 1888952504. #1523.

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281 1783
Self, Margaret Cabell
The Horseman's Encyclopedia
A.S. Barnes and Company
United States, 1946
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
2nd Printing
Hard Cover
Very Good




519 pgs. Very Good condition cloth hardcover, light general shelf wear, owner name on front endpaper else clean and unmarked. A broad-ranging alphabetic compilation of terminology and facts pertaining to all aspects of horses and horsemanship. Interspersed with photos and drawings. Appended are statistics pertaining to harness, flat and hurdle racing, recognized hunts, famous horses, famous horses of fiction, Western and hunting terms. Also laid in is a portion of a letter from J.H. Mellinger of The Americana Institute, recommending reading of additional titles by Jack Widmer, Margaret Cabell Self, Pierro Santini, W.E. Lyon, Baron De Sousa, Harry D. Chamberlin, E. Beaudant and Geoffrey Brooke. #1783.

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282 1281
Sharp, Paula
Crows Over a Wheatfield
Hyperion
New York, 1996
8vo - 7" - 9" Tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Fine
0786861177


Signed by Author
8vo. 404 pgs. Fine Hardcover in Near Fine jacket, SIGNED by author on title page. Book is clean, crisp, unmarked. Jacket has faint shallow wear to paper at spine ends, not rubbed or chipped. A thirty year segment in the life of a female judge, flavored by the pervasive effects of domestic violence in both her courtroom and her personal life. ISBN 0786861177. #1281.

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283 401
Shaw, Bernard
Plays Pleasant and Unpleasant. Vol. II. The Second Volume Containing the Four Pleasant Plays.
Herbert S. Stone and Co.
New York, 1905
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
Later Printing
Hard Cover
Good to Very Good




12 mo. 377 pgs. Good to Very Good condition in navy cloth with some light wear to spine edges and corners. Paper title piece with a few tiny chips. Text clean and unmarked, some pages unopened. Includes: You Never Can Tell, Arms and the Man, Candida, The Man of Destiny. #401.

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284 1742
Shields, Jody
The Fig Eater
Little Brown & Company
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., 2000
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Fine
0316785644



311 pgs. Fine hardcover, clean and crisp, in Near Fine jacket. Tiny pinhead perforation to bottom left corner of jacket near spine edge, else fine. Set in Vienna in 1910, the murder of Freud's famous patient Dora is being investigated by the Inspector, newly trained in rationalist criminology. The author presents turn-of-the-century Vienna combined with aspects of forensics, criminolgy, food, botany, folklore, customs, perverse medical practices and subtle sexual secrets. ISBN 0316785644. #1742

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285 1551
Silverstein, Shel
The Missing Piece (An Ursula Nordstrom Bk.)
HarperCollins Children's Book Group
New York, 1976
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
Edition Not Stated.
Glossy Hardcover
Fine, Fine
0060256710

Silverstein, Shel (illustrator)

8vo. about 102 pgs (not paginated). Fine hardcover in Fine jacket, clean, crisp, unmarked. Classic black and white cover art. A cartoon fable for all ages which gently probes the nature of self-identity, quest and fulfillment. ISBN 0060256710. #1551.

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286 2317
Skilton, C.P.
British Windmills and Watermills.With 8 Plates in Color and 24 Illustrations in Black & White.
Collins
London, 1947
6.5x9 Inches
No Additional Printings Indicated
Hard Cover
Good to Very Good, Very Good




47 pgs. Very Good navy and white hardcover in matching Good to Very Good jacket. Light rubbing to corners of boards. Jacket has rubbing along edged and several small to medium edge tears. Binding sound. Text clean and unmarked. Sections include a list of illustrations, the rise and decline of windmills, windmill design and mechanism, the windmills of britain, artists who painted mills, the watermills of britain, bibliography. Adprint postcard laid in for a subscription to the publication "Future". #2317.

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287 2479
Smart, W.M.
The Riddle of the Universe
John Wiley & Sons
New York, 1970
8vo, 8.5 x 5.25 Inches
Later Printing
Hard Cover
No Jacket, Near Fine




x. 228 pgs. Near Fine condition green cloth hardcover, clean and unmarked, binding tight, very slight wear to cloth at edges and corners. Illustrated plates. Author was former Regius professor of Astronomy at the University of Glasgow and Fison Memorial lecturer. Contents: Preface, The Earth or Sun as Center of the Universe?, The Rule of Law, Towards the Nebulae, Sounding the Depths of Space, Stellar Motions, The Secrets of Light, How Does the Sun Keep on Shining, The Galaxy, The Expanding Universe, Past, Present and Future, Index. #2479.

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288 2274
Smith, Andre
The Scenewright. Illustrated By the Author.
The MacMillan Co.
New York, 1930
12mo - 6 - 7 Inches Tall
Third Printing.
Cloth Hardcover
Good to Very Good




vii.135pgs. Good to Very Good condition blue cloth hard cover. Gilt lettering and decoration to front and spine. Lettering on spine and edges of cloth somewhat faded, rubbing to cloth at corners. Owner name (Pearl Masterman, February 6, 1934] on front blank, with two of her bookplates on the front endpapers. Frontis and endpaper illustrations depict scenes of set and model building. Illustrations throughout by the author. Scattered throughout text are occasional underlines and brief marginal notations in pencil. Contents: The Reason. I. The Scenewright, II. Considering the Script, III. The Sketch-Model, IV. The Finished Model, V. The Outdoor Scene, VI. Furniture for Models with a note on lighting, VII. An Actual Problem, VIII. Construction of Senery, IX. The Cyclorama and Ceiling, X. Scene Painting, Appendix. The appendix contains illustrations, diagrams and helpful tips for the construction of temporary sets, including those for a cottage interior, a farmhouse and a garden, a medieval room, a courtyard, a living room, a castle court, an Egyptian temple, a Spanish interior, formal and informal interiors. #2274.

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289 2536
Smith, C. Alphonso
Edgar Allan Poe. How to Know Him.
Bobbs-Merrill
Indianapolis, 1921
5 x 7.5 Inches
First Edition
Hard Cover in Slipcase
Very Good




350pgs. Very Good condition green cloth hard cover, gilt lettering to front and spine. Very light rubbing to corners, light foxing to pre-title pages otherwise internally clean, sound and unmarked. Frontis portrait of Edgar Allan Poe. This is the original edition and not a modern reprint. Contents: Chapter I: The World-Author; Chapter II: The Man; Chapter III: The Critic; Chapter IV: The Poet; Chapter V: The Writer of Short Stories; Chapter VI: The Frontiersman. By the author of "What Can Literature Done for Me?", "O. Henry Biography". #2536.

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290 2537
Smith, Dave
The Essential Poe. [The Essential Poets Series]
Ecco Press, Penguin
New Jersey and Canada, 1991
4.5 x 6.5 Inches
First Edition
Soft Cover
Fine
0880014784



93pgs. Fine condition softcover. Clean and unmarked. A concise but informative and bibliographically rich biographical section precedes a selection of Poe's poetry, correspondence and essays. ISBN 0880014784. #2537.

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291 426
Sotheby's
Sotheby's Art at Auction. The Art Market Review 1994-1995.
Conran Octopus Ltd.
London, 1995
4to - over 9" - 12" tall

Hard Cover
Near Fine, Near Fine
1850297185



4to. 312 pgs. Near Fine condition hardcover in Near Fine jacket, clean and unmarked.. Blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Dust jacket has a shallow crinkle at top edge. Over 390 color photographs. Begins with "Portrait of an Incorrigible Collector" by Wolf Mankowitz, illustrated by Julie Westbury. Other features include Art at Issue, Art at Auction, Literary Property, Decorative Arts, Precious Objects and Collections. Art at Large features the collection of William Randolph Hearst at San Simeon. Also featured are investigations from the world of art at large, such as the preservation of tapestries, extraordinary tales behind discoveries of important works of art and a fresh look at Venice. ISBN 1850297185. #426.

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292 2540
Stanard, Mary Newton
The Dreamer. A Romantic Rendering of the Life Story of Edgar Allan Poe.
J.B. Lippincott Co.
Philadelphia, 1925
8vo, 8 x 5.5 Inches
First Edition Thus
Cloth Hardcover
No Jacket, Very Good


A.G. Learned, Albert Sterner

382pgs. Very Good hardcover with sturdy white cloth spine, blue boards, blue and gilt titlepiece to spine. Light foxing to rear fixed endpaper, else clean and unmarked. This edition conforms to the latest discoveries concerning Poe's life, contains eight illustrations, and chapter heads and a table of contents were included to aid the reader in locating any special content. Chapters I-XXXIII: Exit Elizabeth Arnold, Edgar Poe Becomes Edgar Allan, At School in England, A Packet of Letters, Home Again, Schooldays in Richmond, The Awakening of Ambition, "Helen Thy Beauty is to Me", Elmira Royster, At the University of Virginia, At the University of Virginia (continued), Edgar Poe a Wanderer, In Boston Where He Finds a Printer, "Tamerlane" in Richmond, "Al Aaraaf", West Point, Once More a Wanderer, Haven in Baltimore, "The Manuscript Found in a Bottle", The Happiest Dream of All, "The Southern Literary Messenger", The Wedding of Edgar and Virginia, A Foothold in the North, Home and Happiness in Philadelphia, "Eleonora", Sorrrow Comes to the Valley, "The Raven", New York Once More, Some of His Dreams Come True, The Cottage at Fordham, "Ulalume"' A New Helen, ""The Fever Called 'Living' is Conquered at Last". By the author of "Edgar Allan Poe Letters Till Now Unpublished", and "Richmond: Its People and Its Story" as well as Colonial Virginia: Its People and Customs", "The Story of Bacon's Rebellion, Virginia, 1676". #2540.

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293 269
Stanton, Frank L.
Comes One With a Song
Bowen-Merrill Company
Indianapolis, Indiana, 1899
12mo - over 6" - 7" tall
First Edition.
Cloth
Very Good




12mo. 200 pgs. Very Good condition hardcover. Light blue decorated cloth with light fading to spine, corner bumps. Uncut fore and bottom edges, top edge gilt. Gilt decorative lettering and illustration on front cover and spine. Cover embossed with gold winged harp. Paper over rear hinge starting, underlying binding remains sound. Owner name on front endpaper. Poetry collection.#269.

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294 2278
Starrett, Vincent, Editor
Fourteen Great Detective Stories. Edited with an Introduction By Vincant Starrett.
The Modern Library
New York, 1928
16mo - 5 Inches - 6 3/4 Inches Tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Cloth Hardcover
No Jacket, Very Good




xv.400 pgs. Very Good condition blue cloth hardcover, clean and unmarked with light rubbing to cloth at edges and corners. Matching blue page tops, Kent endpapers. Copyright 1928 with no additional printings indicated. Preface and "Of Detective Literature" by Starrett is followed by: The Purloined Letter - Edgar Allan Poe, The Red-Headed League - A. Conan Doyle, The Blue Cross - G.K. Chesterton, The Stanway Cameo Mystery - Arthur Morrison, The Case of Arthur Brodski - R. Austin Freeman, The Tragedy at Brookbend Cottage - Ernest Bramah, In the Fog - Richard Harding Davis, The Age of Miracles - Melville Davisson Post, The Absent-Minded Coterie - Robert Barr, The Fenchurch Street Mystery - Baroness Orczy, The Problem of Cell 13 - Jaques Futrelle, The One Best Fit - Samuel Hopkins Adams, The Private Bank Puzzle - Edwin Balmer and William MacHarg, One Hundred in the Dark - Owen Johnson. #2278.

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295 2312
Stenn, Kurt S., Messenger, A.G. And Baden, H. P. Editors
The Molecular and Structural Biology of Hair (Vol. 642)
New York Academy of Sciences
New York, 1991
8vo - 7 - 9 Inches Tall
No Additional Printings Indicated
Softcover, Pb
Very Good
0897666925



xiii.519pgs. Very Good softcover paper bound. General light external shelfwear, shallow spine crease, internally clean, sound and unmarked. This volume was the result of a the conference "The Molecular and Structural Biology of Hair" held by the New York Academy of Sciences on January 23-25, 1991 in Arlington Virginia. The papers, presentations and posters are divided into the following sections: Introduction, Part I. Regulation of Hair Follicular Structural Protein Expression; Part II. Models for the Experimental Study of the Hair Follicle; Part III. Mesenchymal Components of the Follicle; Part IV: Control of Hair Growth: Metabolism, Growth Factors and Genes; Part V. Hormones and Hair; Part VI. Pigmentation; ; Summary Statement; Poster Papers; Subject Index; Index of Contributors. #2312.

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296 2488
Stern, Philip Van Doren
The Pocket Week-End Book (Pocket Book #586)
Pocket Books Incorporated
Rockefeller Center, New York, 1949
4-1/4x6-3/8 Inches
First Pocket Book Edition
Vintage Paperback
Good to Very Good




292 pgs. Good to Very Good condition vintage paperback. May 1949 first pocket book edition, with Gertrude the kangaroo logo design inside covers and red text block edges. Binding sound, light rubbing along spine edges and margins, pages are clean and unmarked, with uniform age darkening along margins. A huge variety of stories, articles and poems in a tiny package by renowned writers and poets, this format was originally intended as a small take-along for a weekend holiday or the like. Table of Contents, Introduction by Philip Van Doren Stern, Valedictory by MacKinlay Kantor, A Cup of Tea by Katherine Mansfield, The Gioconda Smile by Aldous Huxley, Specter of the Rose by Ben Hecht, Who Lived and Died Believing by Nancy Hale, A Tree. A Rock. A Cloud.by Carson McCullers, Hookby Walter Van Tilburg Clark, The Little Gentleman by Booth Tarkington, LuKundo by Edward Lucas White, The Beast With Five Fingers by W.F.Harvey, Not Having the Tourist Mind by J.B. Priestley, On Being Found Out by William Makepeace Thackeray, The Dog That Bit People by James Thurber, On Nice Fellows by Damon Runyon, Kitchen Bouquet by S.J. Perelman, The Jungle Sluggard by William Beebe, Waterspouts by Charles Fitzhugh Talman, The Cherry-Tree Carol an Old English Ballad, To the Memory of My Beloved Master William Shakespeare by Ben Jonson, Song by John Donne, The Clod and the Pebble by William Blake, The Solitary Reaper by William Wordsworth, On the Grasshopper and Cricket by John Keats, The Buried Life by Matthew Arnold, Memorabilia by Robert Browning, Ballade Made in the Hot Weather by W.E. Henley, To a Locomotive in Winter by Walt Whitman, The Latest Decalogue by Arthur Hugh Clough, The Lake Isle of Innisfree by William Butler Yeats, The Hill by Rupert Brooke, The Listeners by Walter de la Mare, I Think Continually of Those by Stephen Spender, I Never See the Red Rose Crown of the Year by John Masefield, Mending Wall by Robert Frost, In an Auction Room by Christopher Morley, Grass by Carl Sandburg. #2488.

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297 1180
Stewart, Joyce (editor); Griffiths, Mark (editor)
Manual of Orchids (Royal Horticultural Society Ser.)
Timber Press, Incorporated, in Association with The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Portland, OR, U.S.A., 1995
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First American Edition
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0881923346



8vo. liii.388 pgs. Fine Hardcover in Fine dust jacket. A comprehensive treatment of all orchid species and cultivars currently in cultivation. Contents: Preface, Introduction (history, culture, glasshouse orchids, composts, potting, repotting, mounted plants, watering and spraying, feeding, resting, staking and flowering, cultural problems, pests and diseases, propagation, tissue culture, hybridization, nomenclature, merit awards, sources of plants, hardy orchids), Classification, List of Genera, Glossary, Tables of Measurement, Climactic Zones, Abbreviations, Orchids A-Z (a summary of each genus, with cultural information, is followed by description of the species), names no longer in use, index of popular names, orchid hybrid abbreviations, bibliography. Illustrated throughout with detailed black and white drawings, tables and charts. ISBN 0881923346. #1180.

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298 154
Stine, R.L.
Superstitious
Warner Books.
New York, 1995
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First Edition, First Printing
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Near Fine
0446519537

Tony Greco

8vo. 390 pgs. Near Fine condition hardcover in near Fine jacket. Blue boards, black spine, gold lettering, clean and unmarked. Jacket by Tony Greco. Set on a small Pennsylvania college campus "Stine unleashes his mastery of the macabre on adult readers".ISBN 0446519537. #154.

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299 805
Sturgis, Matthew
Aubrey Beardsley. A Biography.
Overlook Press.
New York, 1999
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall
First American Edition
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
087951910X

Aubrey Beardsley

8vo. 404 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Grey boards, black cloth spine. Yellow decorative endpapers. Black and white illustrated dustjacket with portrait on front panel. Publishers release slip laid in. By his death in 1898 at the age of 28, Aubrey Beardsley had already become known as "a precocious line artist who redefined the limits of black-and-white art. His erotic, decadent illustrations for Oscar Wilde's 'Salome' and the famous journal 'The Yellow Book' set the tone of his style: by turns shocking, facetious and cruel." For this first full-length biography in over 20 years, Sturgis deploys much new material and previously untapped sources. ISBN 087951910X. #805.

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Suriano, Gregory R.
The Pre-Raphaelite Illustrators : The Published Graphic Art of the English Pre-Raphaelites & Their Associates with Critical Biographical Essays & Illustrated Catalogues of the Artists' Engraved Works
Oak Knoll Press
New Castle, DE, U.S.A., 2000
4to - over 9" - 12" tall
First Edition.
Hard Cover
Fine, Fine
0712346813

Burton, Collins, Collinson, Deverell, Holiday, Inchbold, Prinsep, Ruskin, Seddon, Smetham, Woolner, Clayton, Crane, DuMaurier, Houghton, Lawson, Morten, Pickersgill, Pinwell, Small, Smallfield, Tenniel, Townsend, Watson

4to. 336 pgs. Fine hardcover in Fine jacket. Illustrated throughout. Contents: First Appearances of Important Books in the Artist Catalogues. Preface, Introduction: The Pre-Raphaelites and Published Graphic Art in Victorian England, The Artists and Their Works: Illustrations of the Major Pre-Raphaelites (C), The Artists and Their Works: Illustrations of the Pre-Raphaelite Associates (Burton, Collins, Collinson, Deverell, Holiday, Inchbold, Prinsep, Ruskin, Seddon, Smetham, Woolner]The Artists and Their Works: Illustrations in the Pre-Raphaelite Style (Clayton, Crane, DuMaurier, Houghton, Lawson, Morten, Pickersgill, Pinwell, Small, Smallfield, Tenniel, Townsend, Watson, some occasional Pre-Raphaelite Artists), Selected Bibliography and References, Index. ISBN 0712346813. #2131.

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