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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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Andrews County History 1876 - 1978, Andrews County Heritage Committee
2 Andrews County History 1876 - 1978
Andrews County Heritage Committee
Andrews, Texas Andrews County Heritage Committee 1978 First Hardcover Near Fine 
Stated First Edition, First Printing. Clean faux leather brown boards with elaborate gold stamped design on cover, gold lettering and small decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings. 488 pages with index. Large book - approx. size is 9" x 11-1/2". A really attractive, solid copy. A complete history of Andrews County, Texas, with everything from Indian history to family histories and photos, ranch layouts and history, oil camps, history of the post offices, schools, businesses, and more. 025242

Price: 75.00 USD
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Andrews County History 1876 - 1978, Andrews County Heritage Committee
3 Andrews County History 1876 - 1978
Andrews County Heritage Committee
Andrews, Texas Andrews County Heritage Committee 1978 First Hardcover Very Good 
Stated First Edition, First Printing. Clean faux leather brown boards with elaborate gold stamped design on cover, gold lettering and small decoration on spine. Closed tear to lower spine has been carefully repaired. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Profusely illustrated with photographs and drawings. 488 pages with index. Large book - approx. size is 9" x 11-1/2". A complete history of Andrews County, Texas, with everything from Indian history to family histories and photos, ranch layouts and history, oil camps, history of the post offices, schools, businesses, and more. 025243

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Royal Whore - Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine, Andrews, Allen
4 The Royal Whore - Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine
Andrews, Allen
Chilton Book Company 1970 0801955254 / 9780801955259 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated first edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean charcoal gray endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. 314 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (7.50 on front inside flap), no tears; a couple of vertical creases to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Charles II, and his "maitresse en titre" Barbara Villiers, who was the pacesetter for the court where King Charles sampled the ladies of his entourage as freely as he sampled his wines. Told with rare wit and devastating historical accuracy. 026261

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Ten Boys Who Lived on the Road From Long Ago to Now, Andrews, Jane
5 Ten Boys Who Lived on the Road From Long Ago to Now
Andrews, Jane
Boston Ginn & Company 1900 Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding, published 1900. Clean red cloth boards with gold decoration and 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. Brief previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Black and white illustrations. 249 pages. 027477

Price: 50.00 USD
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6 A Kidnapped Colony
Andrews, Mary Raymond Shipman
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1903 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket E. M. Ashe, Illustrator 
First Edition. Light green cloth decorated boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Very light soiling. Binding is tight with slight lean. Nicely illustrated throughout by E. M. Ashe, frontis illustration with tissue guard. Pages are clean and bright. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 176 pgs. 003527

Price: 6.00 USD
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Bob and the Guides, Andrews, Mary Raymond Shipman
7 Bob and the Guides
Andrews, Mary Raymond Shipman
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1906 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Margaret Armstrong Binding 
First Edition, with "Published March, 1906" on copyright page. Very clean dark green cloth boards with floral decorated cover and bright gilt lettering on cover and spine. (Margaret Armstrong decorated binding). Very slight hint of wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner name on front free endpaper. Illustrated with black & white plates, frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 351 pgs. 010581

Price: 40.00 USD
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8 The Marshal
Andrews, Mary Raymond Shipman
Indianapolis Bobbs-Merrill 1912 Hardcover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Andre Costaigne, Illust. 
.Decorated binding - dark blue cover with gold lettering & gold sword. Very light soiling to cloth. Beautiful illustrations, pages and edges are clean. Binding is tight, no cracking. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Frontispiece with tissue guard. 423 pgs . 001141

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Burning Gold, Andrews, Robert Hardy
9 Burning Gold
Andrews, Robert Hardy
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1945 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 403 pages. Illustrated jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, light foxing to rear panel, tinyblue ink drop to front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Historical novel presents a lifelike picture of the violent days at the start of the eighteenth century when piracy tried men's souls. 025595

Price: 15.00 USD
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My Favorite Stories of the Great Outdoors - Nature Lover's Treasury, Andrews, Roy Chapman
10 My Favorite Stories of the Great Outdoors - Nature Lover's Treasury
Andrews, Roy Chapman
New York Greystone Press 1950 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Selected, and with an Introduction, by Roy Chapman Andrews - Noted Explorer and naturalist, Honorary Director of the American Museum of Natural History. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.98 on front inside flap), a few short closed edge tears; nice photo of Dr. Roy Chapman Andrews on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Includes stories by such notable writers as William Beebe, Mark Twain, Louis Bromfield, Stewart Edward White, Ernest Thompson Seton, Joseph Conrad, Carl Akeley, Robert Louis Stevenson and other great writers. 025192

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My Favorite Stories of the Great Outdoors - Nature Lover's Treasury, Andrews, Roy Chapman (Editor)
11 My Favorite Stories of the Great Outdoors - Nature Lover's Treasury
Andrews, Roy Chapman (Editor)
New York Greystone Press 1950 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Light blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Hint of fading to board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Selected, and with an Introduction, by Roy Chapman andrews - noted explorer and naturalist and at the time, Honorary Director of the American Museum of Natural History. 404 pages. Clean dust jacket has short closed edge tears at folds, a few small edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A host of great nature stories by such great writers as William Beebe, Ernest Thompson Seton, Joseph Conrak, Louis Bromfield, Zane Grey, Jack London, John Muir, and many more. 023870

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Brady & Lawless's Favorite bookstores, Brady, Frank; Joann Lawless
12 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Log of Tanager Hill, Commons, Marie Andrews
13 The Log of Tanager Hill
Commons, Marie Andrews
Baltimore Williams & Wilkins 1938 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with black 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 bookplates. 244 pgs. with original map in sleeve at rear of book in perfect condition. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight age-toning, a few very small chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A diary of eight years' productive bird banding activities on the shores of Lake Minnetonka, Minnesota. 6-1/2" x 9-1/4". Birds. 017431

Price: 40.00 USD
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14 LAST CHAPTER AND WORSE
Larson, Gary
Kansas City, MO Andrews Mcmeel Publishing 1996 0836221311 / 9780836221312 First Paperback Near Fine No Dust jacket Gary Larson, Illustrator 
Nice clean softcover book; no chipping, creasing or wear. Pages and edges are clean and bright; no names, writing or marks. Unpaginated. Illustrated with cartoons by Gary Larson. 019852

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Far Side Gallery 4, Larson, Gary
15 The Far Side Gallery 4
Larson, Gary
Kansas City Andrews McMeel Publishing 1993 0836217241 / 9780836217247 First Trade paperback Fine 
Very clean unworn soft cover book - size approx. 8-1/2" x 11". No creasing, chipping or wear. Cover is face of woman wearing diamond studded cat-eye glasses, with lenses cut open to view strange creatures on first page of book. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Foreword by Robin Williams. Full of hilarious and wonderful cartoons in both full color and black & white by Gary Larson. 167 pages. 025767

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A Wee Nip at the 19th Hole - A History of the St. Andrews Caddie, Mackenzie, Richard
16 A Wee Nip at the 19th Hole - A History of the St. Andrews Caddie
Mackenzie, Richard
Chelsea, Michigan Sleeping Bear Press 1997 1-886947-38-4 / 9781886947382 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author. Clean unfaded dark green boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed by the author on front free endpaper; no other marks. 134 pgs. + bibliography. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A masterful celebration of one of golf's great time-honored traditions--the St. Andrews Caddie. "A Wee Nip" is like pulling up a stool at the 19th hole and sharing a pint with legendary characters like "Trap Door," "Poot" Chisholm, and "Stumpie Eye." 017535

Price: 100.00 USD
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17 Henry's Gift: The Magic Eye
Worsick, David
Kansas City Andrews and McMeel 1994 0-8362-7019-3 / 9780836270198 First Hardbound Fine Very Good+ Jacket Joyce Harris, illust. 
69 pgs. Fine in VG++ DJ Clean hardbound book with beautifully decorated cover. AS NEW. Binding is tight & square, pages bright and clean. Dark maroon endpapers. An interactive book with 3-dimensional full color images (the clues to the mystery of the story are hidden in the images). Clean, bright dustjacket is unchipped and has not been price-clipped, but has a 2" slice (razor knife) that is invisible as it has been enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 9" x 11-1/4". 003803

Price: 12.00 USD
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