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A Loiterer in New York - Discoveries Made by a Rambler Through Obvious Yet Unsought Highways and Byways, Henderson, Helen W.
81 A Loiterer in New York - Discoveries Made by a Rambler Through Obvious Yet Unsought Highways and Byways
Henderson, Helen W.
New York George H. Doran 1917 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Probable second printing (no GHD symbol on copyright page). Decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with gold lettering, gold bridge decoration on cover. Slight surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis photo illustration of the Plaza fountains in New York City, with tissue guard; 86 illustrations total. Preface by Paul W. Bartlett. 454 pages. A large book in which the author explores New York City's history, art and architecture, including churches, bridges, libraries, statues, museums and great hotels. 022841

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Great Resorts of North America, Hepburn, Andrew
82 Great Resorts of North America
Hepburn, Andrew
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1965 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean rust brown cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Hint of slightest surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 229 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny corner chip at base of spine, slight wear at top and bottom spine edge, one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A visit to some of the greatest resorts in North America, illustrated with photographs. 8vo. Americana. 013994

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The Doctor and his Patients - The American Domestic Scene as viewed by the Family Doctor, Hertzler, Arthur E.
83 The Doctor and his Patients - The American Domestic Scene as viewed by the Family Doctor
Hertzler, Arthur E.
New York Harper & Brothers 1940 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean unfaded dark green cloth boards with turquoise and gold title box on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 316 pgs. Unfaded illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has 3/4" piece missing at base of spine, a few additional chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. By the author of "The Horse and Buggy Doctor", Dr. Arthur E. Hertzler now looks at life and love, at American women, and at the problems of the American domestic scene. For half a century as a Kansas doctor he watched and ministered to the physical and mental pain of thousands of average human beings--out of his experience he developed his own theories about the causes of sexual maladjutstment, the intimate needs of men and women, the part which male sexual dominance has played, women's struggle for emancipation, the role of children in civilization. Interesting views from a time when doctors made house calls. 017950

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84 The Horse and Buggy Doctor
Hertzler, Arthur E.
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1938 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean dark blue cloth boards has some paint on board bottom edges. Otherwise very clean with no wear or fraying. Small illustration in white on cover, gold lettering on cover, bright white lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 322 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few small chips and closed tears, 1/4" loss at top of spine.. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 011485

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Alaska - The Great Country, Higginson, Ella
85 Alaska - The Great Country
Higginson, Ella
New York Macmillan 1912 Later printing Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Later printing of this very nice book on Alaska, from the great "MacMillan's Travel Series." Clean brown cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine, darker brown sailing ship decoration on cover. Tiny pinhead size spots of wear at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. Previous owner name in light pencil with date of 1912 on front blank fly leaf. Illustrated with double page map, many black and white photographs. 537 pages with index. 025415

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Centuries of Santa Fe, Horgan, Paul
86 The Centuries of Santa Fe
Horgan, Paul
New York E. P. Dutton 1956 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers; tiny "5/90" at upper margin of front fixed endpaper. 363 pp. with index. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped (5.00 on front inside flap), one tiny closed edge tear (under 1/4"), very slight rubbing to surface only of corners. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020572

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Centuries of Santa Fe, Horgan, Paul
87 The Centuries of Santa Fe
Horgan, Paul
New York E. P. Dutton 1956 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean dark green cloth boards with gold lettering and title box on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 363 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (5.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, very slight edge wear; author's photo on rear panel; faint water-stain on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023405

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Country Editor, Hough, Henry Beetle
88 Country Editor
Hough, Henry Beetle
Garden City, NY Doubleday Doran 1940 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 325 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge (max. 1/4"), a few very small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of the twenty years author served as editor and publisher of the "Vineyard Gazette" founded in 1846 (Martha's Vineyard). 025115

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Voices of the Glen, Howland, Henry Raymond
89 Voices of the Glen
Howland, Henry Raymond
New York Knickerbocker Press 1911 First Thus Hardcover Fine No Dust jacket 
Beautifully clean, unfaded green cloth boards with blind-stamped fern decoration on cover, bright gilt stamped lettering on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt page edges. Clean chocolate brown endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful photographs, illustrations, page decorations, frontis illustration of the Glen Iris Inn with clean tissue guard. 97 pp. Scarce book, about the locality known as Glen Iris which embraces the Upper and Middle Falls of the Upper Genesee River and the adjacent scenery in the valley (now Letchworth State Park in New York). Published under the Auspices of the American Scenic and Historic Preservation Society. 020708

Price: 200.00 USD
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Reapers of the Dust - A Prairie Chronicle, Hudson, Lois Phillips
90 Reapers of the Dust - A Prairie Chronicle
Hudson, Lois Phillips
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1964 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Later printing in clean unclipped jacket. Clean cream cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 173 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped (4.75 on front inside flap), unchipped, with a few short closed edge tears. 019943

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Forty-Niners: The Chronicle of the California Trail, Hulbert, Archer Butler
91 The Forty-Niners: The Chronicle of the California Trail
Hulbert, Archer Butler
New York Blue Ribbon Books 1931 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket Illustrated 
Orange ribbed cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Some fading to edges, slight wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 340 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates, drawings and maps. Clean dustjacket has moderate edge chipping, 2" curved closed tear at top edge of back panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A complete chronicle of what happend to the thousands of men and women who took the Overland Trail to California in the days of the Gold Rush. 8vo. Americana. 016069

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92 Wells Fargo: Advancing the American Frontier
Hungerford, Edward
New York Random House 1949 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean illustrated cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 274 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has one small chip at top rear edge, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Americana. 009683

Price: 40.00 USD
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Peninsula Pilgrimage: An Off-beat Journey Through Stately, Historic Virginia, Huntley, Elizabeth Valentine
93 Peninsula Pilgrimage: An Off-beat Journey Through Stately, Historic Virginia
Huntley, Elizabeth Valentine
Princeton The Pyne Press 1974 Re-issue Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean turquoise cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 398 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An unabridged and unaltered republication of the original edition (originally published by the Press of Whittet & Shepperson, Richmond, 1941). 7-1/2" x 10-1/2". Virginia. 011626

Price: 14.00 USD
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94 One Man's Montana: An Informal Portrait of a State
Hutchens, John K.
Philadelphia/New York J. B. Lippincott 1964 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean brown marbled boards with rust-color cloth spine, black and silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name on half-title page. 221 pgs. Clean unchipped dustjacket is not price clipped, has light foxing to front and rear flaps. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. American West. 008515

Price: 20.00 USD
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95 The Valley Road
Ingalls, Fay
Cleveland/New York The World Publishing Co. 1949 Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with small illustration on cover, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean maps on endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 293 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has three tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Large 8vo. Virginia. 010774

Price: 15.00 USD
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Charlie the Mole and Other Droll Souls, Jacobs, Howard
96 Charlie the Mole and Other Droll Souls
Jacobs, Howard
Gretna, LA Pelican Pub Co Inc 1973 0882890018 / 9780882890012 First edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Eldon Pletcher, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, signed by author, in original dustjacket. Clean bright orange cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Tiny bump with light wear at top board edge; very light bumping at top and bottom spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with slight dust-speckling to outside page edges. Light yellowing to endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To James S. Augustes, Regards, Howard Jacobs 5-2-74. 152 pgs. with illustrations by Eldon Pletcher. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with faint soiling to rear panel, a few short closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A bizarre cast of authentic New Orleans characters presented in a fascinating collection of folk heros. 018283

Price: 20.00 USD
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97 Our American Wonderlands
James, George Wharton
Chicago A. C. McClurg & Co. 1920 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good++ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean blue-black cloth boards with small illustration (geyser) on cover, gold stamped lettering on cover and spine with small gold illustration on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Clean maps on endpapers. Illustrated with lovely photographs of sights such as Old Faithful Geyser, Pueblo Indians, The Petrified Forests of Arizona, The Grand Canyon, and more. 297 pgs. with index. 010870

Price: 15.00 USD
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98 The Cherokee Strip: An Oklahoma Boyhood
James, Marquis
New York Viking 1945 Third Printing Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Very clean gray cloth boards with small illustrations in red on cover, red lettering on spine. Tiny ding to upper board edge, no other wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Red top stained edges. Maps on endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 294 pgs. Copyright page states: "Second Printing Before Publication - Third Printing". Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny holes to mid-spine and slight wear to one corner tip. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Biography. 011389

Price: 12.00 USD
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99 Only One Heart: The Story of a Pioneer Nun in America
Jean, Sister Patricia
New York Doubleday & Co. 1963 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. P/O name on front free endpaper. Pages are clean. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has some chipping at spine corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Religion. 005644

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Bloody Bozeman, Johnson, Dorothy M.
100 The Bloody Bozeman
Johnson, Dorothy M.
New York McGraw Hill 1971 Later printing Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean red top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 366 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. No statement of edition. Dustjacket is clean except for small page number written on front inside flap, not price clipped (9.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 016863

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