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The Saga of Texas Cookery - An Historical Guide of More than One Hundred Twenty Recipes Illustrating the French Influence on Texas Cuisine, the Spanish Influence, & the Mexican, Including Also Contributions from the European Settlers in the Republic of Texas & from the Resou, Morgan, Sarah
141 The Saga of Texas Cookery - An Historical Guide of More than One Hundred Twenty Recipes Illustrating the French Influence on Texas Cuisine, the Spanish Influence, & the Mexican, Including Also Contributions from the European Settlers in the Republic of Texas & from the Resou
Morgan, Sarah
Austin, TX Encino Press 1973 0884260321 / 9780884260325 Stated First edition Book Near Fine near fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition, in unclipped original jacket. Very clean illustrated paper covered boards with no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Signature by author on title page appears to be facsimile. 64 pp., page decorations. Dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), with slightest faint trace of soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018758

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Incredible New York: High Life and Low Life of the Last Hundred Years, Morris, Lloyd
142 Incredible New York: High Life and Low Life of the Last Hundred Years
Morris, Lloyd
New York Random House 1951 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean illustrated cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 370 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean, solid and attractive book. 8vo. New York City. 012414

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Get A Horse! The Story of the Automobile in America, Musselman, M. M.
143 Get A Horse! The Story of the Automobile in America
Musselman, M. M.
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1950 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped dustjacket. Clean beige cloth boards with small early automobile illustration on cover, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner inscription and name on front fixed endpaper. 304 pp. with index. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very tiny edge chips at top and bottom spine edges. Charming photo of author on rear panel as he sits at the wheel of a 1909 Fiat racing car, Series 90. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020259

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Our Capital on the Potomac, Nicolay, Helen
144 Our Capital on the Potomac
Nicolay, Helen
New York Century Co. 1924 First Edition, First Printing Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition signed binding (DD - Decorative Designers). Purple cloth boards with blue and white image of Washington Monument and gold lettering on cover, gold lettering and image of Capitol on spine. A few faint spots of soiling. No fraying or wear to cloth. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Endpapers are clean, with neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 545 pages with index. 021659

Price: 22.00 USD
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145 My Father's House: An Oneida Boyhood
Noyes, Pierrepont
New York/Toronto Farrar & Rinehart 1937 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION - #371 of 500 copies. Clean red cloth boards with Clean bright paste-on illustration of Oneida Community mansion on cover. Gold lettering on spine. Very slight fading to spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Illustrated with photographs. 312 pgs. 8vo. Upstate New York. 009287

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146 Our Pennsylvania: Keys to the Keystone State
Oakley, Amy
Indianapolis/New York Bobbs Merrill 1950 Stated First Edition, Limited Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Maps on endpapers. Limited Edition, SIGNED by author and illustrator. 467 pgs. Illustrated with drawings. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has closed tear on back panel (taped), very light edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007902

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Greater America, Paine, Ralph D.
147 The Greater America
Paine, Ralph D.
New York The Outing Publishing Company 1907 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Clean green cloth boards with striking black and white illustration of a town in the foothills of the mountains with a train passing through, stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spots of wear to several corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated throughout with full page black and white photographs. 327 pages + one page of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 025201

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148 Linden on the Saugus Branch
Paul, Elliot
New York Random House 1947 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean rust brown cloth boards with black title box on cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Blue topstained page edges. No names, writing or bookplates. 401 pgs. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, has slight edge wear, shallow chipping at spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Memories of the author's New England boyhood (by author of "The Last Time I Saw Paris"). 011412

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American Frontier, Peck, Elisabeth
149 American Frontier
Peck, Elisabeth
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1937 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Fair Jacket Signed
Very clean brown cloth boards with illustration on cover, black spine with gold title box. Hint of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed to her friend Marion Whittlesey and SIGNED by author. Tasteful bookplate of Marion Whittlesey on front fixed endpaper. 195 pgs. Illustrated with woodcut prints. Dustjacket is not price clipped, but is missing entire spine piece. Enclosed in archival quality mylar cover. Poetry of American pioneer life based upon fact material found hidden away in old journals, letters, newspapers and wills. 8vo. Americana. 012779

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150 The Covered Bridge
Petersen, Herman
New York Thomas Y. Crowell Company 1950 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very slight wear at top of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 376 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has some loss at top of spine (1/3"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Upstate New York. 008502

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151 The Cinema of Ernst Lubitsch
Poague, Leland A.
A. S. Barnes 1978 0-498-01958-6 / 9780498019586 1st American Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Verry Good+ Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with some notations in light pencil by previous owner on front free endpaper (easily erasable). Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with slight hint of superficial rubbing to corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Filmography. 010145

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Guide to Early American Homes - North, Pratt, Dorothy and Richard
152 A Guide to Early American Homes - North
Pratt, Dorothy and Richard
New York McGraw-Hill 1956 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Blue patterned boards with blue cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. Thin line of black at lower board near edge from old style mylar cover (now removed) -- no other soiling or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers (narrow black line at base of endpapers from same). No names, writing or bookplates. Profusely illustrated with beautiful photographs throughout. 249 pages with index + 2 pages of photographic credits and "About the Authors". Dust jacket is clean and bright, not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), now protected in clean archival quality removable mylar cover. 950 beautiful old houses from Maine to Delaware, from Cape Cod to Wisconsin and Illinois. It includes Sturbridge, Shelburne, Deerfield, and other villages restored by expert and untiring research. 025210

Price: 22.00 USD
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A Guide to Early American Homes - South, Pratt, Dorothy and Richard
153 A Guide to Early American Homes - South
Pratt, Dorothy and Richard
New York McGraw-Hill 1956 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean patterned boards with burgundy cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Profusely illustrated with photographs. 227 pages with index, plus two pages of photographic credits. Dust jacket is clean, bright, not price clipped (6.95 on front inside flap), has a few tiny shallow chips at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Breathtaking beauty of more than 850 historic homes from Tidewater Maryland to Arkansas, from Missouri and Tennessee to Florida. The matchless elegance of the Old South is brought to life in more than 170 arefully selected photographs. 025209

Price: 25.00 USD
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My Day: Reminiscences of a Long Life, Pryor, Mrs. Roger A.
154 My Day: Reminiscences of a Long Life
Pryor, Mrs. Roger A.
New York Macmillan 1909 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition, with "Published October 1909" on copyright page, 1909 on title page. Clean decorated green cloth boards with white and black floral decoration with white sundial on cover, white lettering on cover, gold lettering and leaf decoration on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Tiny spots of wear to spine corners and corner tips. Pages and edges are clean with gilt top page edges. No previous owner markings. 454 pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 019576

Price: 25.00 USD
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Canal Water and Whiskey - Tall Tales from the Erie Canal Country, Rapp, Marvin A.
155 Canal Water and Whiskey - Tall Tales from the Erie Canal Country
Rapp, Marvin A.
New York Twayne Publishers 1965 First edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Norman Truesdale, Illustrator 
Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean green endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 189 pgs. with index. Illustrated by Norman Truesdale. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, just a hint of rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A charming collection of Erie Canal stories, tall tales, anecdotes, newspaper squibs, and folksongs. 018056

Price: 20.00 USD
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Out of the Saltbox: The Savour of Old Vermont, Rasey, Ruth M.
156 Out of the Saltbox: The Savour of Old Vermont
Rasey, Ruth M.
Rand McNally 1962 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket Kathleen Voute, Illustrator Signed
Clean light blue cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of wear to two corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED by author on the half-title page. 256 pgs. Illustrated by Kathleen Voute. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, front flap has separated at fold, several small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Scarce book, signed by author. 8vo. New England. 013782

Price: 25.00 USD
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Old Fort Johnson, Reid, W. Max
157 Old Fort Johnson
Reid, W. Max
New York G. P. Putnam 1906 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket John Arthur Maney, Illustrator 
First Edition. Clean red buckram cloth boards with black and white paste-on photo illustration on cover (no chipping or wear), gilt stamped lettering on cover and spine. Slight fading to spine, with faint library call letter letters. Slight surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers, with two historical library plates on front paste-down. "For Reference" sticker on back of rear endpaper, small private owner's label in corner of rear paste-down (1/2" x 1"). Fancy custom printed bookplate of John Waits de Peyster on back of dedication page. Beautiful frontis photo illustration of Fort Johnson with clean tissue guard. Illustrated with lovely black and white plates (mostly photographs) throughout. 240 pages with index, plus four pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022475

Price: 30.00 USD
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Frederic Remington's Own West, Remington, Frederic (Edited by Harold McCracken)
158 Frederic Remington's Own West
Remington, Frederic (Edited by Harold McCracken)
New York Dial Press 1960 Stated First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Frederick Remington, Illustrator Signed
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket, inscribed and SIGNED on front free endpaper by Harold McCracken to Bob Rockwell (Robert Rockwell, founder of the Rockwell Gallery of Western Art in Corning, New York) - association copy. "To my very good friend Bob Rockwell - These articles & stories by Frederic Remington are a wonderful background for the Western Americana art in which you and I are so deeply interested. I do hope you enjoy them. - Sincerely, Harold McCracken - Cody, Wyoming July 6/61." Book is clean unfaded brown cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Black and white illustrations throughout by Frederic Remington. 254 pages. Brochure from The Rockwell Gallery of Western Art, Corning, NY is laid in. Dust jacket is unclipped (7.50 on front inside flap), has very slight edge wear, slight age-toning. Full page portrait of Frederic Remington on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The great western artist's eyewitness accounts of his expeditions and adventures on the frontier, with his illustrations. 024986

Price: 150.00 USD
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Treadway Inns Cook Book, Robbins, Ann Roe
159 Treadway Inns Cook Book
Robbins, Ann Roe
New York Bramhall House 1958 First Thus Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket John V. Morris, Illustrator 
First Bramhall House printing in clean illustrated dust jacket, with (A) on copyright page - originally published by Little Brown. Clean green cloth boards with small lamplighter decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated by John V. Morris. 397 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has tiny chip at base corner, a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Interspersed with fascinating insights into the great kitchens of the inns, and the legends that surround them, are recipes for such regional specialties as turkey soup, Indian pudding, cranberry crunch, and black bottom pie. Each chapter is preceded by a description of one of the Treadway Inns as well as a lovely drawing of each Inn by John Morris. 025524

Price: 20.00 USD
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Farthest Reach:  Washington and Oregon, Ross, Nancy Wilson
160 Farthest Reach: Washington and Oregon
Ross, Nancy Wilson
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1944 Third Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with black lettering and brown and black design on spine. Author's initials in black on front in brown decorative box. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Small tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Pages and edges are clean, with red top-stained page edges. Illustrated with beautiful black & white photographs. 359 pgs. with 18 page index. Dustjacket is not price clipped and has slight hint of surface wear to edges with a few very small edge chips and closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Pacific Northwest. 014336

Price: 15.00 USD
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