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A Decade of Collecting: An Exhibition Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco The Avery Brundage Collection
1 A Decade of Collecting: An Exhibition Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco The Avery Brundage Collection

San Francisco Asian Art Museum of San Francisco 1976 First Soft Cover Fine No Dust jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Gift Quality. No names, writing or marks. Pages and edges are clean. Softcover book with illustrated cover. No creasing, chipping or rubbing. The Avery Brundage Collection. 191 pgs. 8-1/2" x 11". . WARD01740

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2 American Boy Sea Stories: Selected Stories from "The American Boy"

Garden City Doubleday Doran & Co. 1935 Hard Cover Very Good Fair Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking at hinges. No names, writing or bookplates inside. Pages are clean and bright, with a little discoloration to endpapers only. 390 pgs. Colorful dustjacket with scene of boat at sea on cover, but DJ has sizeable corner chips at two front corners and base of spine, small chips at rear corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Boys Fiction. 004131

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3 Bible Stories for Parochial and Sunday Schools

St. Louis, MO German Evangelical Synod of North America/Eden Publishing House 1906 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean olive green cloth boards with black lettering and illustration on cover (Jesus carrying a sheep). Very light corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are bright and clean. No names, bookplates, writing or marks inside. Illustrated, maps. 298+ pgs. 8vo. Religion. 004764

Price: 10.00 USD
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Cairo and How to See It
4 Cairo and How to See It

Cairo, Egypt Les Editions Universitaires D'Egypte 1954 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on cover, silver advertising for Air France on rear board. Slight fading to cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight, pages are clean and bright. Small previous owner initials and date 1954 at top edge of front free endpaper. 187 pgs. with clean fold-out map of Cairo at rear of book (excellent condition). Illustrated with photographs of buildings and antiquities. "Welcome to Egypt" pamphlet from Air France in excellent condition also enclosed. Book details history of the area and important sites, architecture; itinerary for one day; two days; four days; a week. 12mo. Middle East. 012706

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5 Choir Gems No. 2: A Collection of Appropriate Selections for Young People's Choirs and Choruses

Chicago, IL Hope Publishing Co. 1928 First Soft Cover Very Good+ 
Clean green wraps with dark green spine. Very nice condition, no creasing, chipping or curling. Pages are clean. No names, writing or marks. 96 hymns selected for young people, including solos, duets, two-part songs with musical score and lyrics. 1928 publication date, no additional printings listed. 7 x 10". Hymnal. 010198

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6 Facts About Hunting Sights

Rochester, NY Bausch & Lomb Optical Co. 1954 Wraps Very Good 
Clean softbound book (87 pgs.). P/O initials in upper corner of cover. Light rubbing along spine. Pages are clean and bright. Illustrated with drawings and diagrams. A manual of technical and practical information on the design and construction of telescopic hunting sights...their performance and dependability. 004408

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Mongrel, Puppy, Whelp and Hound: A Booklet in Praise of Dogs of All Kinds
7 Mongrel, Puppy, Whelp and Hound: A Booklet in Praise of Dogs of All Kinds

London Medici Society 1930 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Very clean decorated paper covered boards with blue cloth spine, clean unchipped labels on cover and spine. Hint of fading at top and bottom of spine edge. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Clean scarce DUSTJACKET is not price clipped, front and rear panel and flaps in excellent shape, some pieces of spine are missing. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A delightful collection of prose and verse in praise of dogs. 12mo. Dogs. 013317

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The Genesee Country
8 The Genesee Country

Rochester, NY Memorial Art Gallery 1975 Soft Cover Very Good+ 
Softcover book with color illustration on cover (painting "Genesee Valley" by Asher Brown Durand (1860)). A catalog from an art exhibit at the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, January 17-February 22, 1976. 100 pages. Cover and pages are clean. No creasing or chipping. No names or writing inside. 8-1/2" x 9". Art. WARD01486

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The Genesee Country
9 The Genesee Country

Rochester, NY Memorial Art Gallery 1975 Soft Cover Near FIne 
Softcover book with color illustration on cover (painting "Genesee Valley" by Asher Brown Durand (1860)). A catalog from an art exhibit at the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, January 17-February 22, 1976. 100 pages. Cover and pages are clean. No creasing or chipping. No names or writing inside. 8-1/2" x 9". Art. WARD01487

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10 The Glory of Sail

Dodd Mead & Co. 1966 Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
182 pgs. Blue-gray cloth book with white lettering, manufactured in France. Oversize with beautiful full page color illustrations of sailing vessels, as well as black & white illustrations. A thorough history of sailing, and a must for those who love ships, sailing and the sea. Slight discoloration to edges of cover and slight chipping to lettering. Binding firm and tight,no names or writing inside, all text very clean. Oversize. Sailing. 002014

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11 The Great Muppet Caper

New York Muppet Press/Random House 1981 0-394-84874-8 / 9780394848747 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean bright glossy color-illustrated cover. No bumping, a touch of wear to rear bottom corner. binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with scenes from the movie. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Children's. 005118

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The Violin Teacher's Guide: A Graded & Classified List of Violin Music Slected from the Publications & Importations of G. Schirmer, New York
12 The Violin Teacher's Guide: A Graded & Classified List of Violin Music Slected from the Publications & Importations of G. Schirmer, New York

New York G. Schirmer 1913 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Dark blue cloth boards with stamped gilt lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying; hint of lightest soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Some pencil check marks in page margins; clean endpapers; small circular previous owner name on front fly leaf. 133 pgs. Includes how to choose a violin, repairing and improving the violin, six suggested graded courses of violin instruction, violin methods, and more. Scarce. 12mo. Music. 016163

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Tiger By the Tail: A Marionette Play
13 Tiger By the Tail: A Marionette Play

Rochester, NY Rochester Folk Art Guild Soft Cover Very Good+ 
Clean green wraps, string bound, with brown frog prince illustration and brown lettering on cover. No chipping or creasing, very slight wear to edges. Pages are clean and bright, with no names, writing or marks. Unpaginated. A children's marionette play dramatized from an old Chinese tale and silk-screened by the Rochester Folk Art Guild, with color cut-out figures (all bright and intact) bound in. 7" x 9-1/2". Play. 016652

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The Glass of Fashion - Some Social Reflections, A Gentleman with A Duster
14 The Glass of Fashion - Some Social Reflections
A Gentleman with A Duster
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1921 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very light soiling, small spot of wear-through to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard. Many additional illustrations. 176 pages. 024088

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About the Murder of the Clergyman's Mistress, Abbot, Anthony
15 About the Murder of the Clergyman's Mistress
Abbot, Anthony
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1931 Reprint Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition. Originally published by Covici-Friede, Inc. in 1931, this book is scarcer than hen's teeth in any edition. A "Thatcher Colt" Detective Mystery. Orange cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear, Light soiling, with slight fading to spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with green top-stained upper page edges. Front free endpaper has name at top edge of front free endpaper that has been covered over with a black crayon. No other marks. 284 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. An engaging mystery story about the strange death of the Reverend Timothy Beazeley and of Evelyn Saunders, his beatuiful choir singer. 026567

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Captain Martha Mary, Abbott, Avery
16 Captain Martha Mary
Abbott, Avery
New York Century Co. 1912 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original jacket, decorated binding. "Published April 1912" on copyright page, 1912 on title page. Clean green cloth boards (decorated binding with yellow and brown sunflower decoration on cover). No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Beautifully penned brief previous owner inscription dated 1919 on front free endpaper. 211 pp. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. Original illustrated jacket has a few small chips, very light soiling, 1.00 net price on cover and spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019577

Price: 30.00 USD
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Harper's Story Books - A series of narratives, dialogues, biographies, and tales, for the instruction and entertainment of the young, Abbott, Jacob
17 Harper's Story Books - A series of narratives, dialogues, biographies, and tales, for the instruction and entertainment of the young
Abbott, Jacob
New York Harper & Brothers 1856 First Hardcover Very Good+ 
First edition, illustrated with engravings. Red cloth boards with blind stamped lettering and decoration on front and rear covers, gold lettering and embellishmen on spine. Quite clean, tiny spots of wear to top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight, hinges are sound. Yellow glossy endpapers with previous owner name and date (1861) neatly penned on front free endpaper. Additional name neatly penned at top edge of Chapter 1. Pages and illustrations are clean. 160 pages. 027253

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Green Thumb Book of Indoor Gardening, Abraham, George
18 The Green Thumb Book of Indoor Gardening
Abraham, George
New York Prentice Hall 1967 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, in clean unclipped jacket, SIGNED by the author. Green boards with gold lettering and decoration on spine; very light soiling to front board. 1/3" closed tear at center top spine edge. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Best Wishes - George 'Doc' Abraham - Dec. 1967." 304 pp. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped ( on front inside flap), has a few tiny edge chips at top spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears, tiny chip to lower rear corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019750

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Night of Their Own, Abrahams, Peter
19 A Night of Their Own
Abrahams, Peter
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1965 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean black boards with black cloth spine, silver decorative band on boards and spine, silver lettering. Light bumping and fading to edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has small corner chips at spine, light wear at top and bottom of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007834

Price: 12.00 USD
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20 A Man Called Lucy
Accoce, Pierre and Pierre Quet
New York Coward McCann 1967 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Red endpapers. Tasteful bookplate on front free endpaper. Pages are clean. 250 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very short closed tears at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a master spy for the Allied forces during World War II. 8vo. Espionage. 008822

Price: 15.00 USD
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