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Carson Valley, Barich, Bill
1 Carson Valley
Barich, Bill
Pantheon 1997 0679442103 / 9780679442103 First Unknown Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige boards with brown spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 337 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderfully written novel of a family and their vineyard in the Carson Valley in California. 027121

Price: 12.00 USD
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Looking Backward 2000-1887, Bellamy, Edward
2 Looking Backward 2000-1887
Bellamy, Edward
Boston / New York Houghton Mifflin 1890 Early printing Hardcover Very Good 
Green cloth boards with black lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Book is quite clean (a few tiny very faint spots), very light surface wear to corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Small previous owner last name neatly penned on top edge of front pastedown - all endpapers intact. Pages and edges are clean. 337 pages. Famous piece of Utopian literature, an early printing with a Preface by the author. 027965

Price: 40.00 USD
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Metro Stop Dostoevsky: Travels in Russian Time, Bengis, Ingrid
3 Metro Stop Dostoevsky: Travels in Russian Time
Bengis, Ingrid
New York North Point Press 2003 0865476721 / 9780865476721 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige boards with beinge spine, metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; small dot (remainder mark) on bottom text block edges - no other marks. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean and bright with clean endpapers. 337 pages. Clean jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's fascinating account of her time living in Russia (St. Petersburg). 027248

Price: 10.00 USD
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Behind That Curtain, Biggers, Earl Derr
4 Behind That Curtain
Biggers, Earl Derr
Indianapolis Bobbs-Merrill 1928 Hardcover Very Good Fair Jacket 
Solid book, lightly soiled, in tattered dust jacket. Yellow cloth boards with maroon stamped lettering. Light overall soiling. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight with slight lean, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. 337 pages. Dust jacket is clean, has large piece missing at base of spineand lower left corner of front panel, other smaller edge chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023945

Price: 20.00 USD
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Emissaries: The Overseas Work of The American YWCA 1895-1970, Boyd, Nancy
5 Emissaries: The Overseas Work of The American YWCA 1895-1970
Boyd, Nancy
New York, New York, U.S.A. The Woman's Press 1986 0-9614878-0-1 / 9780961487805 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition. Clean unfaded red 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 bookplates. 337 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has several closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Between 1895 and 1970 9ver 800 professional female staff served overseas as educators, social workers, public health experts, camp directors, managers of hostels, and agricultural advisors. All served under the YWCA rubric, and this book outlines their mission and circumstances which were arduous, sometimes dangerous, and occasionally fatal. Approx. 6-1/2" x 9-1/2". Religion. 016925

Price: 18.00 USD
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Easter Island: Home of the Scornful Gods, Casey, Robert J.
6 Easter Island: Home of the Scornful Gods
Casey, Robert J.
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1931 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering, small illustration on cover and spine. Tiny spot to front board edge (smaller than a grain of rice). Light surface wear to cloth on corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers, with previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front fixed endpaper. 337 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Large 8vo. Adventure. 015316

Price: 25.00 USD
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Mary Wakefield, De La Roche, Mazo
7 Mary Wakefield
De La Roche, Mazo
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1949 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Whiteoak Edition, with "First Edition" and "published January 1949" on copyright page, 1949 on title page, in original jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with small oak-leaf design blind-stamped on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, slight dust-speckling to top edge of text-block and top board edges. Clean bright endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 337 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, price clipped at top corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Very attractive book and jacket. 017926

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The Book of Games for Home, School, and Playground, Forbush, William Byron and Harry R. Allen
8 The Book of Games for Home, School, and Playground
Forbush, William Byron and Harry R. Allen
Philadelphia John C. Winston 1939 Hardcover fine No Dust jacket 
Beautiful decorated American trade binding illustrated with lovely silhouette drawings by Jessie Gillespie. Clean unworn red cloth boards with elaborate gold title box on cover and black silhouette of two boys reaching for a ball in the air. Gold lettering and small decoration on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. In addition to the silhouettes, there are drawings and diagrams explaining rules of play for many games, along with musical scores and lyrics for songs. 337 pages with index. Games include Blind Man's Bluff, Nose and Toe Tag, Leap Frog, Soap Bubble Polo, Skipping Rope and many more. Really nice book of active games for children! 027392

Price: 40.00 USD
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Roman Comedies, George E. Duckworth (Editor)
9 Roman Comedies
George E. Duckworth (Editor)
New York Modern Library 1963 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 337 in dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 11. Clean blue cloth boards with blind-stamped hexagon logo on cover, bright gold lettering and torchbearer on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean Kent style endpapers. Remainder mark (small red marker line) on bottom text block edges. Edited, and with an Introduction, by George E. Duckworth. 396 pages. Dust jack has small v-shaped chip at top edge of front panel (size of large pea), a few short closed edge tears; price on front inside flap crossed out and 1.20 writ in place in black marker. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Seven plays of Plautus and Terence. 026291

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The Kinta Years, Giles, Janice Holt
10 The Kinta Years
Giles, Janice Holt
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1973 0395140110 / 9780395140116 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Printing (stated) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean yellow boards with brown title box, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 337 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's tale of growing up in Kinta, Oklahoma. 023869

Price: 15.00 USD
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11 Praying for Sheetrock: A Work of Nonfiction
Greene, Melissa Faye
Addison Wesley Publishing Co. 1991 0-201-55048-2 / 9780201550481 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Clean blue-gray boards with white cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 337 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A true account of the political realities of race relations in the south, particularly in McIntosh County, Georgia, in the 1970's. 008846

Price: 10.00 USD
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Love in Five Temperaments, Herold, J. Christopher
12 Love in Five Temperaments
Herold, J. Christopher
New York Atheneum 1961 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine and beautiful design blind stamped on front. Very clean black endpapers. Binding is tight and square. Lavender top-stained page edges; pages are very clean and bright; no writing or marks. Very fine line of fading to top/base of spine. 337 pgs. with index. Light blue and maroon illustrated dustjacket is clean and not price clipped with a few small chips along front spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Women. 014401

Price: 15.00 USD
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13 Know Your Dog
Hickey, John Hosford and Priscilla Beach
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1947 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Beige cloth boards with stamped red lettering on cover and spine. Very light soiling. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names or bookplates. 337 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has faded spine, two very small spots (pea size) on back panel, 1/4" loss at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A history of the breeds, authoritative information on selecting, training and caring for your dog. 8vo. Dogs. 011637

Price: 20.00 USD
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Sky High: The Story of Aviation, Hodgins, Eric and F. Alexander Magoun
14 Sky High: The Story of Aviation
Hodgins, Eric and F. Alexander Magoun
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1929 First Hardcover Near Fine 
First Edition. Clean red ribbed cloth boards with stamped black lettering, hot air balloon image on cover, crisp black lettering and small airplane on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner name and date (1929) neatly penned on front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. 337 pages with index. 026608

Price: 25.00 USD
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Catering for Two - Comfort and Economy for Small Households, James, Alice L.
15 Catering for Two - Comfort and Economy for Small Households
James, Alice L.
New York G. P. Putnam's 1898 First Hardcover Good no dust jacket Jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. Blue cloth boards with black lettering, dark blue decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying, light soiling (faint damp-stain to rear board). Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Small old price mark at upper corner of front free endpaper - no other marks. 337 pages with index. Recipes and household tips for couples or very small families - including dinner and lunch recipes, desserts. 024279

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The Wolverine: A Romance of Early Michigan, Lawrence, Albert L.
16 The Wolverine: A Romance of Early Michigan
Lawrence, Albert L.
Boston Little Brown 1907 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Beige ribbed cloth boards with green lettering and decoration on cover, green lettering on spine. Quite clean, just a few very tiny faint spots. No fraying, very light surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, no foxing. Frontis illustration. No names, writing or marks. 337 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 011919

Price: 8.00 USD
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Reveries of a Bachelor, Marvel, I. K.
17 Reveries of a Bachelor
Marvel, I. K.
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1906 First Hard Cover Fine No Dustjacket Jacket E. M. Ashe, Illustrator 
Decorated American trade binding, with blind-stamped decoration on cover and spine surrounding full color paste-on illustration of a man and his dog enjoying a fire (no wear). Very clean light moss green ribbed cloth boards. Illustration is clean, bright and unchipped. Bright stamped gilt lettering on cover and spine (unchipped). No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 337 pgs. with page decorations throughout and color illustrated plates by E. M. Ashe. First edition, first printing by this publisher - "October" 1906 on copyright page. Clean, bright, collectible quality. 013164

Price: 30.00 USD
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Cape Cod Folks, McLean, Sally Pratt
18 Cape Cod Folks
McLean, Sally Pratt
Boston De Wolfe, Fiske & Company 1881 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. Brown cloth boards with black decoration, gold title box and lettering on cover, gold title box and black decoration on spine. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and place neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontispiece illustration in black and white. Chapter I heading illustration. 337 pages. 024417

Price: 25.00 USD
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19 Primer of Navigation
Mixter, George W.
New York D. Van Nostrand Co. 1941 3rd Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
337 pgs. VG Beige cloth book with black lettering. Binding tight and square. Pages clean. Many illustrations, charts, and graphs. Book is clean with tiniest bit of soiling at edges from handling. P/O name on front end paper."With complete tables and work forms and special information for Yachtsmen and other mariners". A good solid book, loaded with navigational information.Ships & Sailing. 002869

Price: 10.00 USD
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20 Asian Women and Eros
Pommerenke, Millicent
New York Vantage Press 1958 First Hardcover Very Good+ good+ Jacket Signed
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, association copy inscribed and SIGNED by author, in original unclipped jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author: "To Jean, with all my best wishes and affectionate love, Aunty "Bobbie" Millicent Pommerenke - Aug. 26th, 1958." 337 pp. with bibliography. Forword by Dr. Chauncey D. Leake, Dean, College of Medicine, Ohio State University. Jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, 3" of separation at rear flap fold, a few edge nicks and hint of very light soiling. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Fascinating personal narrative of an American woman who accompanied her husband, a gynecologist and obstetrician, on a medical mission to Asia in 1954. Told with charm and spirit, these are the impressions of a sensitive and lively observer. 019429

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