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Ansel Adams: An Autobiography, Adams, Ansel  (with Mary Street Alinder)
1 Ansel Adams: An Autobiography
Adams, Ansel (with Mary Street Alinder)
Boston Little, Brown And Company 1986 0821215965 / 9780821215968 Third Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Beautiful as new book and dust jacket. Large book - approx. size: 9" x 11". Third printing of the first edition in clean unworn dust jacket. Red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, blind-stamped signature on cover. Clean charcoal gray endpapers. No names, writing or marks. All pages and edges are clean and bright. Illustrated with beautiful Ansel Adams photos throughout (277 illustrations. 400 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket has no chipping or wear, no tears or clipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Gift quality. Completed just prior to his death in 1984, this is Adams' testament of a life of dedication, adventure, achievement, remarkable friendships, plainspoken wisdom, and a concern for man and nature. 026212

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The Bottom of the Well, Adams, Frederick Upham
2 The Bottom of the Well
Adams, Frederick Upham
New York G. W. Dillingham 1906 First Hardcover Very Good Alex O. Levy, Illustrator 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Blue-green cloth boards with fancy black gate on cover with wild orange, white and brown swirling sky above, black lettering on cover; gold lettering with red and white "swirl" on spine. Light surface wear to corners. Very light soiling, tiny bit of puckering to cloth. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - pages and edges are clean (faint edge stain to some pages 3/4 of way through book. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Color frontispiece Illustration by Alex O. Levy, with tissue guard. 352 pages. 027380

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The Game They Play, Adams, Guy
3 The Game They Play
Adams, Guy
London Hutchinson & Co. 1944 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean red boards with black lettering on spine. Hint of light bumping to spine ends, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and endpapers are clean; no names, writing or marks. Very small spot to bottom page edges. 224 pgs. Clean illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped ( price has line through it with new price penned above). A few tiny edge chips and very short closed edge tears. Scarce book. 5" x 7-1/2". Fiction. 017208

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Years of Deadly Peril: The Coming of the War 1939-1941, Adams, Henry H.
4 Years of Deadly Peril: The Coming of the War 1939-1941
Adams, Henry H.
New York David McKay Company 1969 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean maps on endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 559 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, hint of wear at spine edges of dustjacket, one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. World War II. 012311

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An Old Boy Remembers, Adams, John Quincy, D.D.
5 An Old Boy Remembers
Adams, John Quincy, D.D.
Boston Ruth Hill, Publisher 1935 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
Clean brown pebbled cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED by Adah N. Adams (author's wife): This books is presented to Mrs. Charles R. Thomas as a memorial to the love and esteem felt for her by the author and his wife. - Adah N. Adams - Aug. 30th, 1940". 125 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has corner chips, shallow loss at top and bottom of spine, a few closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Delightful reminiscenses of a once-typical American home still lit with candles and heated with open fires. 011817

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The Silver Tarn, Adams, Katharine
6 The Silver Tarn
Adams, Katharine
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1924 Reprint Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean beige boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 249 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has small corner clip to front inside flap, no chips, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A story of Mehitable Webster, a young New England girl and her life in school in the wilds of Yorkshire in Great Britain. 8vo. Fiction. 015282

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The Wines of America, Adams, Leon David
7 The Wines of America
Adams, Leon David
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1973 0395154561 / 9780395154564 First Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean purple cloth boards with gold bunch of grapes on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 465 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, very slight rubbing to edges - enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The fascinating story of North American wines and winemakers from the 16th century to 1970's. 027799

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SAINT CROIX NOTES - River Mornings, Radio Nights, Adams, Noah
8 SAINT CROIX NOTES - River Mornings, Radio Nights
Adams, Noah
New York W W Norton & Co Inc 1990 0393029050 / 9780393029055 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition (and First Printing, with full number line), SIGNED by author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean purple boards with lighter purple cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: "To Gretchen - Someone who care about the weather - the animals and memories of the land - With Thanks - Noah 11/5/90." 221 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "This book is like bright, warm sunshine in the dead of a grey winter. Noah Adams can find the spirits in a river and in the woods and, describing them with freshness, making them ours. Saint Croix Notes is a powerful antidote to computers, telephones, and heavy traffic." - Clyde Edgerton (author of The Floatplane Notebooks). 025420

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Dead and Buried: the Horrible History of Bodysnatching, Adams, Norman
9 Dead and Buried: the Horrible History of Bodysnatching
Adams, Norman
New York Bell Publishing Company 1972 0517135973 / 9780517135976 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (letterline on copyright page begins with "a") in clean dust jacket. Clean gray boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs.152 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few tiny edge nicks and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The horrible history of body-snatching, which reached its peak at the beginning of the 19th century. Fron Land's End to John o'Groats, people lived and died in terror of the bodysnatchers, for the old saying you are worth more dead than alive was never as true as in those days, when the ressurectionists busied themselves in the graveyards of the land at the dead of night--in search of "things for the surgeon." 026845

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Some Famous American Schools, Adams, Oscar Fay
10 Some Famous American Schools
Adams, Oscar Fay
Boston Dana Estes & Company 1903 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram AMS on cover - Amy M. Sacker). Red cloth boards with orange, blue and black decoration on cover, small blue and black decoration on spine. Tiny spots of wear to corners. Some pages have very faint water mark to top or bottom page edges. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Frontispiece photo of St. Paul's School with tissue guard. Many full page photographic illustrations of schools throughout the book. Preface by the author. 341 pages. Descriptions and photographs of nine American preparatory schools, their history and scholastics. 027866

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The Iron Wolf and Other Stories, Adams, Richard
11 The Iron Wolf and Other Stories
Adams, Richard
London Allen Lane/Penguin 1980 071391341X / 9780713913415 First Cloth Bds Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition. Very clean brown cloth boards with no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 142 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Fiction. 001127

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12 Canal Town
Adams, Samuel Hopkins
New York Random House 1944 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean blue-gray cloth boards with darker blue and gold lettering on cover and spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are bright and clean. No names or bookplates inside. 466 pgs. 005036

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Canal Town, Adams, Samuel Hopkins
13 Canal Town
Adams, Samuel Hopkins
New York Random House 1944 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Third printing in clean illustrated dust jacket. Very nice copy. Light blue cloth boards with gold and dark blue lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name on front free endpaper. 466 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket designed by William Sharp is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A romantic novel about a young doctor coming to Palmyra, New York and set against the building of the Erie Canal. 026626

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In the Days of Poor Richard, Bacheller, Irving
14 In the Days of Poor Richard
Bacheller, Irving
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1922 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket John Wolcott Adams, Illustrator 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original dust jacket. Red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine, blind-stamped hour-glass decoration on cover. A couple of small faint water spots to cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with previous owner name neatly ink-stamped on front free endpaper. Illustrated by John Wolcott Adams. 414 pages. Illustrated dust jacket has edge chipping and short closed edge tears, a few tiny nicks/scratches. Photo of author on rear panel with list of some of his books. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Historical novel of our nation's birth, and how it might never have been played out with Benjamin Franklin. 027427

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Eat Ink: Recipes. Stories. Tattoos., Birk O'Halloran and Daniel Luke Holton
15 Eat Ink: Recipes. Stories. Tattoos.
Birk O'Halloran and Daniel Luke Holton
Avon, Massachusetts Adams Media 2014 1440543461 / 9781440543463 First Hardcover Fine 
First Edition, First Printing. As new condition. Clean color illustrated cover is unworn. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with decorated endpapers. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs throughout, this unusual book explores the connections between the art of tatoos and the culinary arts, with photos of many star chefs and their amazing tattoos, and text on their connection, as well as superb recipes from each of them. 303 pages with index. 025910

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Lord Jim, Conrad, Joseph
16 Lord Jim
Conrad, Joseph
New York Modern Library 1957 Third Modern Library Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 186 in unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean gray cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Kent style endpapers. Introduction by J. Donald Adams. 417 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (1.95 on front inside flap), very clean except coupon on rear panel is neatly filled in with previous owner name/address, a few very short closed edge tears at top spine edge. 415 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026289

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Lord Jim, Conrad, Joseph
17 Lord Jim
Conrad, Joseph
New York Modern Library 1954 Second edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 186 in clean dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8, dust jacket "i". Clean rust red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper text block edges, clean Kent style endpapers (small previous owner name and date in top corner of front paste-down). Introduction by J. Donald Adams. 417 pages. Dust jacket is clean, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, slight wear at top and bottom spine edges. 374 titles on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025297

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Lord Jim, Conrad, Joseph
18 Lord Jim
Conrad, Joseph
New York Modern Library 1940 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 186 in clean unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean rust red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with Kent-style endpapers (small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper). Black top-stained upper page edges. Introduction by J. Donald Adams. 417 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, has tiny bit of edge wear at top and bottom spine edges, one 1" closed tear at rear spine fold; not price clipped (1.25 a copy on front inside flap). 352 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027600

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Twenty Years After, Dumas, Alexandre
19 Twenty Years After
Dumas, Alexandre
London Methuen & Company 1900 Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Clean attractive hardcover book with decorated binding. Red cloth boards with stamped gold lettering and trefoils and blind-stamped decoration on cover; gold lettering and trefoil on spine. No bumping or fading. Tiny pinhead size spot of wear at top spine edge. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. With four color illustrations by Frank Adams. Newly translated by alfred Allinson. No date of publication, circa 1900. 352 pages. 027492

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Brave Companions, Knight, Ruth Adams
20 Brave Companions
Knight, Ruth Adams
Garden City Doubleday Doran & Co. 1945 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Lynd Ward, Illustrator 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with silver line decoration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers (a brown shadow from offset of rear dj flap on rear endpaper); no names, writing or bookplates. Color frontispiece by Lynd Ward. 215 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has very small chips at top spine corners, a little wear to dustjacket paper at two corner tips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story about two great dogs and a boy who loved and worked with them both. Valor, a magnificent shepherd K-9 dog that was his comrade-in-arms, had saved Lt. Thomas Tolbert's life with her own in the Pacific. And it was Valor's puppy, Joey, that comforted Tom during the long days in the hospital afterward. Back home in the States, Tom learned that he was blinded for life. His adjustment was a bitter one until he found Joey again in the training quarters for Seeing Eye dogs. 021616

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