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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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The Education of Henry Adams - An Autobiography, Adams, Henry
4 The Education of Henry Adams - An Autobiography
Adams, Henry
New York Heritage Press 1942 Hardcover Fine Samuel Chamberlain, Illustrator 
Lovely Heritage Press edition in original slipcase, with "Sandglass" (publisher's pamphlet about the book) still laid in. Brown, beige and gold marbled paper-covered boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with beautiful gravures by Samuel Chamberlain and with an Introduction by Henry Seidel Canby. 483 pages with index. Clean paper-covered slipcase is very good - sturdy, no cracking, some chipping to opening edge. 027252

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Years of Deadly Peril: The Coming of the War 1939-1941, Adams, Henry H.
5 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.
6 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
7 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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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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The Iron Wolf and Other Stories, Adams, Richard
10 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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11 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
12 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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13 Tenderloin
Adams, Samuel Hopkins
New York Random House 1959 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket 
Yellow cloth boards with black title box, gold letteirng on spine. Very slight fading to spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 372 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has chips at spine edges, 4" closed tear along front spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. New York City. 008926

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Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century, Adams, W. H. Davenport
14 Celebrated Women Travellers of the Nineteenth Century
Adams, W. H. Davenport
London W. Swan Sonnenschein & Co. 1883 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Blue cloth boards with paper title label on spine. Very light soiling, chipping to edges of title label on spine but all clearly legible; light surface wear to corners and spine edges, but no fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are unmarked, but there is consistent light foxing to pages. Clean yellow endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautiful black and white chapter heading decorations, full page illustrations. 459 pages. Women travellers include Couness Dora D'Isria, Maemoiselle Alexina Tinne, Madame Ida Pfeffer, Lady Morgan, Mrs. Trollope, Miss Isabella Bird, Lady Florence Dixie, many more. 025984

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In the Days of Poor Richard, Bacheller, Irving
15 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
16 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
17 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
18 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
19 Lord Jim
Conrad, Joseph
New York Modern Library 1940 Second edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Modern Library No. 186 in clean unclipped jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean red cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with black top-stained upper page edges. Clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Introduction by J. Donald Adams. 417 pages. Clean unfaded jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (1.45 on front inside flap), a few very tiny edge nicks. 374 Modern Library titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023153

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Lord Jim, Conrad, Joseph
20 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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