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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 Running Tide, Aleksander, Irina
3 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
4 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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5 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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The Arabian Stud Book (6 volumes - Volumes 48-53), Arabian Horse Registry of America, Inc.
6 The Arabian Stud Book (6 volumes - Volumes 48-53)
Arabian Horse Registry of America, Inc.
Westminster, Colorado Arabian Horse Registry of America, Inc. Hardcover Fine 
Six cloth hardbound volumes of the Arabian Stud Book published by the Arabian Horse Registry of America between 1985 - 1986. Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spines. Volumes: XLVIII, XLIX, L, LI, LII, LIII. Arabian horse registration numbers 298001 to 358000 consecutively, with numerically arranged progeny, registrations classified by sires and dams; alphabetical index - imports; alphabetical index, registrations by name and number. Registry Officers, Directors and Governing Members included. All books in fine condition - bindings are tight and square, pages are clean and bright; no previous owner markings. No bumping or wear to bindings. 022655

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On Wine, Asher, Gerald
7 On Wine
Asher, Gerald
New York Random House 1982 0394527372 / 9780394527376 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean orange boards with burgundy cloth spine, bright metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. All pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. With an Introduction by Elizabeth David. Illustrated with drawings, maps. 222 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A delightful and demystifying excursion through the vineyards of Europe and America with one of the world's great experts. A classic book on wine. 027676

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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 America Before Man
Baity, Elizabeth Chesley
New York The Viking Press 1953 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket C. B. Falls, Illustrator 
Clean red cloth boards with silver lettering and illustration of dinosaur on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Color illustrated endpapers. Pages are clean and bright. Previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 224 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket has been price clipped, is unchipped with slight edge wear, small abrasion over publisher's name at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Paleontology. 008886

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10 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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The Pantanal - Brazil's Forgotten Wilderness, Banks, Vic
11 The Pantanal - Brazil's Forgotten Wilderness
Banks, Vic
San Francisco Sierra Club Books 1991 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped jacket, with author-signed typed letter laid in. Clean gray boards with blue-black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs. 254 pages with index. Typed letter on author's letterhead, signed by author, to Chair of the Environmental Studies Program and Syracuse College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Clean jacket is not price clipped (22.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Photojournalist and Cinematographer Vic Banks chronicles his adventure in an area of South America that is home to the greatest concentration of wildlife on the continent. 022510

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Theme for Ballet, Baum, Vicki
12 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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13 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

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America in Midpassage (2 Volumes Complete in slipcase), Beard, Charles A. & Mary R. Beard
14 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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America Yesterday, Beard, Nichols Bagley
15 America Yesterday
Beard, Nichols Bagley
New York The MacMillan Co. 1938 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Decorated silver cloth boards with illustration in black and orange on cover (cowboy on horseback). Light corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Very light soiling to cover. Pages are clean and bright, with beautiful illustrations throughout. Colored map of the United States on front free endpapers (a few pen squiggles on these endpapers, no other marks in book). 008940

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Land Of the Takatu, Becker, Bob
16 Land Of the Takatu
Becker, Bob
Chicago Reilly & Lee 1931 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean, unfaded dark green cloth boards with bright orange lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 271 pgs. Illustrated with drawings and maps. A South American adventure story. 015329

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The Hidden Wound, Berry, Wendell
17 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
18 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

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So This is Trick Riding, Blumhagen, Bernie
19 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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Women in the Field: America's Pioneering Women Naturalists, Bonta, Marcia Myers
20 Women in the Field: America's Pioneering Women Naturalists
Bonta, Marcia Myers
Texas A&M University Press 1991 0890964890 / 9780890964897 First Paperback Very Good+ 
Clean softcover book, stated First Edition. Size approx. 6" x 9". No chipping or creasing. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. 299 pages with index. Women naturalists in the late eighteenth through the early twentieth centuries - biographies of 25 of these women in a well-detailed study. 026486

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