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Vegetable Diet - As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and By Experience in All Ages, Alcott, William A.
1 Vegetable Diet - As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and By Experience in All Ages
Alcott, William A.
Andrews McMeel Publishing 2012 1449423140 / 9781449423148 Facsimile Edition Hardback Very Good+ 
Very attractive facsimile edition of William A. Alcott's "Vegetable Diet" originally published in 1838. It was the first American book to advocate a vegetarian diet and the author was a founding member of the first organization to promote vegetarian philosophy, the American Vegetarian Society. Clean dark green cloth boards with gold border, lettering, and a color paste-on decoration. Gilt page edges. No bumping or wear. Green ribbon page marker. Clean marbled endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Introduction by Anna Thomas. 276 pages. 027227

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The Golden Sequence, Almedingen, E. M.
2 The Golden Sequence
Almedingen, E. M.
Philadelphia Westminster Press 1949 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean yellow cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Hint of browning to endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 252 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel set in the Middle Ages, encompassing the story of the writing of "The Golden Sequence" the great poem whose authorship is veiled in myth and conjecture. 8vo. Fiction. 013665

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A Man for the Ages: A Story of the Builders of Democracy, Bacheller, Irving
3 A Man for the Ages: A Story of the Builders of Democracy
Bacheller, Irving
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1919 Early Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Signed
Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Some fading to spine. Light corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by author on front flyleaf: "Introducing to Miss Marjorie O. Bronner the ladder climbers of (?) Hill and the good people of old Springfield - Irving Bacheller - 9-25-24 - Lake Placid Club, N.Y." 008209

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Romance and History of Time (Two Volume set, complete), Bailey, Rutherford
4 Romance and History of Time (Two Volume set, complete)
Bailey, Rutherford
Pittsburgh John M. Roberts & Sons 1922 First softcover Near Fine No Dust jacket Hugh Rankin; Harold DeLay 
Clean two-volume set. Decorated brown and black wraps with black lettering, stapled binding (size: 10" x 7-1/2"). No creasing or chipping. Pages are clean and unmarked. Illustrated with beautiful full-color plates which are reproductions of paintings of Hugh Rankin and Harold DeLay from the magazine series published under the title, "Through the Ages With Father Time." Volume I - 63 pp. Volume II - 59 pp. 020767

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Falcon, Fly Back, Blaisdell, Elinore
5 Falcon, Fly Back
Blaisdell, Elinore
New York Julian Messner 1939 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Elinore Blaisdell, Illustrator 
First Edition. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold falcon illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; No names, writing or marks. 178 pgs. with illustrations and page decorations by the author. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has very small shallow edge chips along front top panel edge, large corner chip at bottom right corner of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A young boy and girl living in the medieval period get falcons of the very own to have and train. 6-1/2" x 9-1/2". Children's. 017125

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The Sword and the Miracle, Bragg, Melvyn
6 The Sword and the Miracle
Bragg, Melvyn
New York Random House 1997 0-375-50003-0 / 9780375500039 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition. Clean blue boards with clean black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Sharp corners, no bumping, hint of slightest surface wear at spine base. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 541 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Acclaimed epic novel first published in Great Britain, set at the tumultuous dawn of Christianity in Britain and Ireland. Large 8vo. Fiction. 016289

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Great English Houses, Chamberlin, Russell
7 Great English Houses
Chamberlin, Russell
New York Harmony Books 19881983 0-517-55086-5 / 9780517550861 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful full color and black and white photographs. 152 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (14.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, small closed tear at spine gutter. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Chronological survey of 50 of the most notable houses in England from Norman times to the present, emphasizing the unique character of each. Provdes a revealing view ofthe development of the English country house through the ages, its survival in today's economic climate and its continuing importance as a monument to the past. 021734

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The Seeing Stone, Crossley-Holland,  Kevin
8 The Seeing Stone
Crossley-Holland, Kevin
New York Arthur A. Levine Books 2001 0439263263 / 9780439263269 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition with correct number line (first printing). Smooth black boards with illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright; no names, writing or marks. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. 342 pages. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel set in the time of King Arthur, with interesting and complex characters and a spellbinding story. 022036

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The Great North Trail:  America's Route of the Ages, Cushman, Dan
9 The Great North Trail: America's Route of the Ages
Cushman, Dan
New York - Toronto - London - Sydney McGraw Hill 1966 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean sky blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine and three small silver, gold, and green illustration on front right corner. Slight fading to spine and board edges. Binding is tight and square. Pages, edges, and endpapers are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no writing or marks. 383 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped with a few very short closed tears. Jacket designed by James Craig. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Americana. 014466

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A Knight Errant and His Doughty Deeds - The Story of Amadis of Gaul, Davidson, Norman J.
10 A Knight Errant and His Doughty Deeds - The Story of Amadis of Gaul
Davidson, Norman J.
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1911 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket H. M. Brock, Illustrator 
Beautiful decorated American trade binding. Dark blue cloth boards with gold decoration, color illustration of mounted knight pinning another to the ground from his horse with his jousting stick. Gold title box, elaborate color decoration on spine (a winged dragon coming out of the sea toward a horseman on the beach). No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slightly tanned) with some foxing to endpapers, previous owner name neatly stamped on front pastedown. Eight full page color illustrations by H. M. Brock. Cover decoration by H. M. Brock. 334 pages. A gorgeous and unusual book with lovely decorated binding and color illustrations. 027027

Price: 95.00 USD
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The Inns of the Middle Ages, Firebaugh, W. C.
11 The Inns of the Middle Ages
Firebaugh, W. C.
Chicago Pascal Covici 1924 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Limited Edition in original unclipped jacket. This edition No. 333 of 900 copies. Red, gold and black decorative binding with gold lettering on black cloth spine. Spots of wear at corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Black and white illustrations of inns and tavern life of the times. 274 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (7.50 on front inside flap), small corner chips at top of spine and a few tiny closed edge tears, some age toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Very Good+ 023125

Price: 125.00 USD
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Across a Darkling Plain: An American's Passage Through the Middle East, Frady, Marshall
12 Across a Darkling Plain: An American's Passage Through the Middle East
Frady, Marshall
New York Harper's Magazine Press/Harper & Row 1971 06-122500-2 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean gold/brown tweed boards with gold cloth spine, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold endpapers with previous owner name on front free endpaper. 199 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one tiny 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Travel through Egypt, Jordan and Israel, lands which have been the unseen landscape of author's childhood and whose scriptural sagas had formed the dramturgy of his own work. Marshall Frady finds between Arabs and Israelis a collision of two ages, a blind grappling of two dialectics, two realities, each barely comprehensible to the other. 8vo. Middle East. 013684

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The Rider's Handbook - A Step-by-Step Beginners Course, Gordon, Sally
13 The Rider's Handbook - A Step-by-Step Beginners Course
Gordon, Sally
London New Burlington Books 1987 0906286468 / 9780906286463 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean bright dust jacket. Very clean brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Thoroughly lllustrated with photographs and drawings. 224 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unworn, no chipping or tears, small price clip to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A completely practical handbook, purpose-planned to teach the skills of riding to horse enthusiasts of all ages and levels of experience. Clear, authoritative text is supported by hundreds of photographs and specially-commissioned illustrations. 026278

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Clash of Arms - Stories of Chivalry by Famous Writers, Grove, John
14 Clash of Arms - Stories of Chivalry by Famous Writers
Grove, John
New York Dodd Mead 1931 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Brown cloth boards with black lettering, crossed swords on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean with small ink-stamped previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Foreword by the author. Lovely full color frontispiece illustration by R. Wheeler. 309 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped, has chipping at top spine edge, several small edge chips and closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Timeless stories of the middle ages by Thomas Malory, Thomas Bulfinch, Sir Henry Newbolt, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Washington Irving, C. M. Yonge and more. 026594

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The Arthurian Epic - A Comparitive Study of the Cambrian, Breton, and Anglo-Norman Versions of the Story and Tennyson's Idylls of the King, Gurteen, S. Humphreys
15 The Arthurian Epic - A Comparitive Study of the Cambrian, Breton, and Anglo-Norman Versions of the Story and Tennyson's Idylls of the King
Gurteen, S. Humphreys
New York and London G. P. Putnam's 1895 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Burgundy cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Light bumping to corners, very light surface wear to upper and lower spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Preface by the author. 437 pages with index. 021913

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The Horizon Cookbook and Illustrated History of Eating and Drinking through the Ages, Hale, William Harland and the Editors of Horizon Magazine
16 The Horizon Cookbook and Illustrated History of Eating and Drinking through the Ages
Hale, William Harland and the Editors of Horizon Magazine
American Heritage Publishing Co., Inc. 1968 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean complete two-volume set in clean original slipcase. Green cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on covers, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Bindings are tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean green endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated in full color and black and white. Total of 768 pages. Slipcase is clean, with clean unworn paste-on color illustration; no cracking, very slight surface wear to corners. 024085

Price: 30.00 USD
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A Knight of the White Cross - A Tale of the Siege of Rhodes, Henty, G. A.
17 A Knight of the White Cross - A Tale of the Siege of Rhodes
Henty, G. A.
New York Charles Scribner 1895 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Ralph Peacock, Illustrator 
First American Edition decorated American trade binding, with twelve illustrations by Ralph Peacock and a Plan. Preface by the author. Frontispiece illustration with clean tissue guard. Dark green cloth boards with illustration on cover (black, white, gold and green Knight of the White Cross with swork and shield in hand). Signed binding (RP monogram on cover - Ralph Peacock). Pinhead size spots of wear to corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean charcoal black endpapers - no names, writing or marks. All text block edges top-stained green. Full page black and white illustrations by Ralph Peacock. 400 pages + 16 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 027028

Price: 75.00 USD
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The Peculiar Triumph of Professor Branestawm; Professor Branestawm's Treasure Hunt; Professor Branestawm Up the Pole; The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm; Professor Branestawm's Dictionary (Five books in slipcase), Hunter, Norman
18 The Peculiar Triumph of Professor Branestawm; Professor Branestawm's Treasure Hunt; Professor Branestawm Up the Pole; The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm; Professor Branestawm's Dictionary (Five books in slipcase)
Hunter, Norman
Penguin Books (Puffin Books) 1975 Paperback Very Good+ 
A complete set of clean paperback books in their original slipcase. No chipping, curling or wear. Bindings are tight, pages are clean, with no names, writing or marks. Decorative slipcase is uncracked, no chips, light rubbing. A great (but absent-minded) inventor and his adventures, written for children ages 7 to 10 years old (or any age, really!) His best inventions seem to land him in the worst scrapes... 026932

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The Dog Who Looked Around - The World Through a Dog's Eyes, Hyams, Leonard
19 The Dog Who Looked Around - The World Through a Dog's Eyes
Hyams, Leonard
Indianapolis / New York Bobbs-Merrill Company 1939 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Stated First Edition in beautiful condition. Clean green cloth boards with unchipped cream lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Brief neatly penned inscription on front free endpaper dated 1939. No other marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Unpaginated. A wonderful book for children of all ages - a story of the world as seen through the eyes of a wire-haired terrier. Scarce. 025072

Price: 40.00 USD
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20 Shield of Three Lions
Kaufman, Pamela
New York Crown Publishers 1983 0-517-55128-4 / 9780517551288 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean dark blue boards with red cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Maps on endpapers. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, has a few very short closed edge tears (under 1/2"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Novel. 006401

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