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1 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

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2 The Constitution of the Presbyterian Church of the United States of America, Containing the Confession of Faith, the Catechisms, and the Directory for the Worship of God

Philadelphia Presbyterian Board of Publication 1891 Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Decorated endpapers. Tasteful old bookplate inside front cover. Name in ink on front fly leaf. Pencil notes on blank free endpapers. Pages are clean and bright. 405 pgs. 12mo. Religion. 006309

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The Wines of America, Adams, Leon David
3 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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Some Famous American Schools, Adams, Oscar Fay
4 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 Running Tide, Aleksander, Irina
5 The Running Tide
Aleksander, Irina
New York Duell, Sloan, & Pearce 1943 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Tiny spots of wear at base of spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight browning), with small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Translated from the Russian by Bernard Guilbert Guerney. 264 pages. Illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top edge of spine, a few short closed edge tears, some age-toning. Large photo of author on rear panel holding an elegant cigarette holder. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel based on the life of a seawoman. Aboard a ship in the Baltic, she participates in the defense of Leningrade in 1941, an epic of human courage told with an intensity worthy of great Russian literature. She joins a guerrilla band and takes part in crucial action behind the German lines. Finally assigned to the sea again, she sails to America and her story reaches its climax in blazing action under submarine and air assault. 027030

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Ribbon Of Sand: The Amazing Convergence Of The Ocean And The Outer Banks, Alexander, John and James Lazell
6 Ribbon Of Sand: The Amazing Convergence Of The Ocean And The Outer Banks
Alexander, John and James Lazell
Chapel Hill, North Carolina Algonquin Books 1992 0945575327 / 9780945575320 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue paper-covered boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with maps and drawings. 238 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (18.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022845

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7 The American Guide: A Source Book and Complete Travel Guide for the United States
Alsberg, Henry G.
New York Hastings House 1949 Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Clean boards with two very small faint white spots to front bottom edge and top rear edge (smaller than a pea). Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking, pages and edges are clean. Maps on endpapers. 1348 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps. Very small P/O label at inside edge of front free endpaper. History, maps and suggested regional tours of the United States of America. 8vo. Americana. 005417

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8 Anchorage: All-America City
Atwood, Evangeline
Portland, OR Binfords & Mort 1957 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with red lettering and stars on cover, red lettering on spine. No fraying or edgewear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Maps on endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 117 pgs. with appendix. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny edge chips, 1/3" closed tear at top of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Alaska. 008830

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9 Cop Cade
Ball, John
Doubleday & Co. For Crime Club 1978 0-385-14374-5 / 9780385143745 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue-black boards with blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, two very small chips to rear bottom panel edge (match head size), light corner wear and rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 007416

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Theme for Ballet, Baum, Vicki
10 Theme for Ballet
Baum, Vicki
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1958 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with red and blue lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 332 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has short closed tears, slight edge wear at top and bottom of spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. One of America's most gifted novelists, Vicki Baum has blended here all the poetry, passion and drama of dancing into one haunting "Theme for Ballet." 8vo. Fiction. 013081

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11 Eagle's Plume: The Struggle to Presesrve the Life and Haunts of America's Bald Eagle
Beans, Bruce E.
New York Scribner 1996 0-684-80696-7 / 9780684806969 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Gray boards with blue cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 318 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Birds of Prey. 011062

Price: 12.00 USD
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America in Midpassage (2 Volumes Complete in slipcase), Beard, Charles A. & Mary R. Beard
12 America in Midpassage (2 Volumes Complete in slipcase)
Beard, Charles A. & Mary R. Beard
New York MacMillan 1939 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Slipcase Jacket Wilfred Jones, Illustrator 
Very clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Bindings are tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 977 pgs. total. Illustrated with drawings. Clean blue slipcase with unchipped paper label on spine; light wear to corners and edges of slipcase, starting to crack at top edge. 8vo. American History. 006836

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Lindbergh, Berg, A. Scott
13 Lindbergh
Berg, A. Scott
New York Putnam 1998 0399144498 / 9780399144493 First Hardback Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean dark blue boards with black cloth spine, silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blue endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with many black and white photographs. 628 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Nice clean book and jacket - collectible quality. From one of America's most acclaimed biographers, here is the definitive life of one of the most legendary, controversial, and enigmatic figures in American history--Charles A. Lindbergh. National Book Award winner A. Scott Berg is the first and only writer to have been given unrestricted access to the massive Lindbergh archives--more than 2,000 boxes of personal papers, including reams of unpublished letters and diaries--and to be allowed freely to interview Lindbergh's friends, colleagues, and family members, including his children and his widow, Anne Morrow Lindbergh. 027865

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The Hidden Wound, Berry, Wendell
14 The Hidden Wound
Berry, Wendell
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1970 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Printing SIGNED by the author in original dust jacket. Collectible quality. Clean brown cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean. Clean light brown endpapers - no previous owner markings. Signed "Wendell Berry" on tasteful bookplate on half-title page. 145 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has slight age-toning, price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "If the white man has inflicted the wound of racism upon black men, the cost has been that he would receive the mirror image of that wound into himself...I want to know, as fully and exactly as I can, what the wound is and how much I am suffering from it. And I want to be cured..." A powerful book. 027314

Price: 175.00 USD
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The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill: A Love Story . . .with Wings, Bittner, Mark
15 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill: A Love Story . . .with Wings
Bittner, Mark
Harmony 2004 0609610554 / 9780609610558 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. White boards with blue spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 289 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Inspiring story of how one man found his life's work--and true love--among a gang of wild parrots roosting in one of America's most picturesque urban settings. 025580

Price: 12.00 USD
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So This is Trick Riding, Blumhagen, Bernie
16 So This is Trick Riding
Blumhagen, Bernie
Santiago, Chile The South Pacific Mail 1958 First Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in scarce original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with stamped blue lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear through. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages are clean (slight browning). Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front pastedown. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Betty Noel with 'Best Wishes' from Bernie Blumhagen, Trick and Fancy Riding." Illustrated with glossy black and white photographs. 174 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Photo of author on his horse and brief bio on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author was one of the U.S.A.'s greatest trick riders. Born in 1932 in Mandan, North Dakota, his colorful career took him from the famed Cheyenne Frontier Days through all of Latin America. This book is one of the only of its kind on the subject of trick riding, was written with the aspirant trick rider in mind. 024800

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Westward From Rio, Bowman, Heath and Stirling Dickinson
17 Westward From Rio
Bowman, Heath and Stirling Dickinson
Chicago/New York Willett, Clark & Co. 1936 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine, illustration of palm trees on spine. Fraying to cloth at top edge of spine; wear to two lower corner tips. Hint of fading to spine and board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED by both authors on half-title page. Clean illustrated endpapers (small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper). Illustrated with 100 block prints. 351 pgs. Large 8vo. Adventure. 012801

Price: 30.00 USD
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Costa Rica National Parks (Parques Nacionales), Boza, Mario A.
18 Costa Rica National Parks (Parques Nacionales)
Boza, Mario A.
Incafo, Costa Rica 2004 848912745X / 9788489127456 First Unknown Fine Fine Jacket 
Beautifully clean book and dust jacket. Unfaded black cloth boards with gray lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with breath-taking full color photographs. 224 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. 026694

Price: 15.00 USD
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Brady & Lawless's Favorite bookstores, Brady, Frank; Joann Lawless
19 Brady & Lawless's Favorite bookstores
Brady, Frank; Joann Lawless
Kansas City Sheed Andrews And Mcmeel 1978 0836279026 / 9780836279023 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Carl Pugliese, Illustrator 
First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Clean rust brown boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 259 pp. with index. Illustrations by Carl Pugliese. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped (12.95 on front inside flap), hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A lovely book about some of more than 100 outstanding new and used & rare book stores across America, some of which are still in existence, some of which have now passed into history. Delightful drawings of some these book shops by Carl Pugliese illustrate the book. 019466

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The Rod and the Staff, Brandel, Marc
20 The Rod and the Staff
Brandel, Marc
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1947 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with green lettering on cover, green title box with gold lettering on spne. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 254 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, hint of very light edge wear. Photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel set among Central American peasants, their faith and loves, their anger against injustices. 8vo. Fiction. 014017

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