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1 Proceedings of the Legislature of The State of New York Relative to the Life and Services of Roswell P. Flower

Albany James B. Lyon 1900 Hard Cover Good+ 
42 pgs. Good+ Green cloth boards with gilt portrait, decoration & lettering on cover. Pages clean and bright. Frontis portrait of Roswell P. Flower with tissue guard. Binding tight. Cover is lightly soiled. 003128

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2 The Hudson-Fulton Celebration 1909 - Volume II

Albany, NY J. B. Lyon Company 1910 Cloth Very Good+ No Jacket 
Clean dark blue/grey cloth with pictoral image of ships sailing on the Hudson River on cover, gold lettering on cover and spine. Volume II (Pages 715 to 1421). Very large book. Almost no wear to cover, binding is tight and square, pages are clean. Small ink-stamp inside says "Compliments of Frank MgA Collin, Member of Assembly". Color frontis illustration of "The Clermont" steamship at New York in September 1909, with tissue guard. In special envelope at rear of book are folded ship plans (in beautiful condition) for replica of "The Half Moon"; and ship plans for "The Clermont". 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. New York State. WARD01023

Price: 35.00 USD
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River's Rim, Abbott, Jane
3 River's Rim
Abbott, Jane
Philadelphia/New York J. B. Lippincott 1950 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean orange-brown cloth boards with black title box on spine. Very light surface wear to corners and spine edges, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 254 pgs. Dustjacket is clean, not price clipped, has slight fading to spine, 1/16" loss at top and bottom of spine, very short closed edge tears & slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Historical Novel. 011804

Price: 35.00 USD
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Little Men - Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys, Alcott, Louisa M.
4 Little Men - Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys
Alcott, Louisa M.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1906 Hardcover Very Good+ Reginald B. Birch, Illustrator 
Beautiful decorated American trade binding, with illustrations by Reginald B. Birch. Clean olive green cloth boards with lighter green, black and pink decoration (green and pink blooming trees with a boy standing between them with a little girl on his shoulders). Gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. Frontispiece illustration with clean tissue guard. 381 pages. 027531

Price: 45.00 USD
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Back to Arcady, Allen, Frank Waller
5 Back to Arcady
Allen, Frank Waller
Boston Herbert B. Turner & Company 1905 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, with "Published October, 1905" on copyright page, 1905 on title page. Decorated binding - green cloth boards with white and green sundial and roses illustration with green and white floral motif border. Unchipped stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Very light soiling - ink stroke to spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers (tiny date on rear fixed endpaper), gilt top page edges. No names, writing or bookplates. Tiny spots of wear to spine corners. 157 pp. with page decorations throughout; four beautiful tipped in black and white illustrations. 020585

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6 The Fertile Crescent: Travels in the Footsteps of Ancient Science
Anderson, Clifford N.
New York Exposition Press 1968 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean yellow cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings, photographs and maps. 329 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very light superficial rubbing to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The golden era of intellectual advancement - from before the sixth century B.C. through the fourth century A.D. Contributions made by Mesopotamia, Greece and Egypt to the miracles of modern science. 8vo. Ancient History. 011388

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A Story Teller's Story, Anderson, Sherwood
7 A Story Teller's Story
Anderson, Sherwood
New York B. W. Huebsch, Inc. 1924 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Very clean unworn brown pebbled cloth boards with stamped yellow lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean top-stained upper page edges. Neatly penned brief previous owner inscription at top of front free endpaper dated Nov. 4, 1924. No other marks. 441 pages. 021928

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8 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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Heart's Content, Barbour, Ralph Henry
9 Heart's Content
Barbour, Ralph Henry
Philadelphia/ London J. B. Lippincott 1915 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket H. Weston Taylor, Illustrator; Decorations By Edward Stratton Holloway 
Green cloth boards illustrated with white gate and arbor, gold lettering on cover and spine. Hint of faint soiling. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 204 pgs. Beautifully illustrated in color and black & white. 8vo. Fiction. 009647

Price: 20.00 USD
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10 My Lady of the Fog
Barbour, Ralph Henry
Philadelphia/London J. B. Lippincott 1908 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Clarence F. Underwood; Edward Stratton Holloway, Illustrators 
Maroon ribbed cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration, color oval paste-on portrait of woman on cover (clean, unchipped). No fraying or wear to boards. Gilt top page edges. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Beautiful color frontis illustration by Underwood of a man, woman and collie on a rocky beach; twelve plates by Underwood in all. All pages beautifully decorated by Edward Stratton Holloway. 220 pgs. 008505

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The House of Defence, Benson, E. F.
11 The House of Defence
Benson, E. F.
New York / London The Authors and Newspapers Association 1906 Special Edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket H. Ricahrd Boehm, Illustrator 
Very clean decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram in lower right corner of decoration on cover - HBM - H. B. Matthews). Clean brown cloth boards with black, white and red-orange decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with slight browning to endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated in Water-Colors by H. Richard Boehm, (four illustrations, including beautiful frontispiece with tissue guard). 318 pages. 024324

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The Firelight Fairy Book, Beston, Henry B.
12 The Firelight Fairy Book
Beston, Henry B.
Boston Atlantic Monthly Press 1919 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Maurice E. Day, Illustrator 
First edition. Clean blue cloth boards with black lettering and illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. Light surface wear only to corners, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 258 pp. with illustrations by Maurice E. Day. 020763

Price: 65.00 USD
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When the Legends Die, Borland, Hal
13 When the Legends Die
Borland, Hal
Philadelphia / New York J. B. Lippincott 1963 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean teal cloth boards with silver lettering, small orange decoration on spine. Slight wear at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 288 pages. Clean dust jacket designed by Paul Laune is unchipped, has slight age-toning, slight wear to corners. Photo of author by Sam Falk on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. After the Ute Indian boy Thomas Black Bull has been betrayed both by his own people and by the white man, he dedicates himself to killing the legends that gave him his distinction and his pride--and becomes a man without a dream, with emptiness inside him. The story of how he comes back, how he achieves regeneration and maturity--in large measure through the world of nature to which he returns--ios one that is hard to leave and impossible to forget. 026219

Price: 100.00 USD
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Lonesome Land, Bower, B. M.
14 Lonesome Land
Bower, B. M.
New York A. L. Burt 1912 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
A. L. Burt edition. Clean decorated American trade binding. Brown cloth boards with darker brown and white saddle and rope decoration, white lettering on cover, white lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper. Four illustrations by Stanley R. Wood. 322 pages + six pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022271

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These English, Braden, Bernard
15 These English
Braden, Bernard
Toronto McClelland & Stewart 1948 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket John A. Hall, Illustrator 
First Canadian Edition in original dust jacket. Very clean rose red cloth boards with black title box, bright gold lettering on spine. Top and bottom spine edges very lightly bumped, no fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. 240 pgs. with illustrations by John A. Hall. Clean dustjacket has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An adaptation of Bernard Braden's C.B.C. programs of similar title, and was the result of thousands of requests from radio listeners tha these broadcasts be put in permanent form. Mr. Braden visited England in the summer of 1947 where he obtained interviews with people prominent in the political, economic and social reconstruction of England. 5-1/2" x 8". Great Britain. 016961

Price: 15.00 USD
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Encyclopedia of Criminology, Branham, Vernon C., M.D. and Samuel B. Kutash, Ph.D.
16 Encyclopedia of Criminology
Branham, Vernon C., M.D. and Samuel B. Kutash, Ph.D.
New York Philosophical Library 1949 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with beige spine, blue lettering on cover and spine. Some fading to board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 527 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (12.00 on front inside flap), has a few very shallow edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023974

Price: 15.00 USD
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The English Farmhouse, Briggs, Martin S.
17 The English Farmhouse
Briggs, Martin S.
London B. T. Batsford, Ltd. 1953 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean dark green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with 132 photographs and line drawings. 242 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny edge nicks and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. History is written here in tiles and beams, stones and thatch...a wonderful book for any lover of the English countryside and its heritage. 026464

Price: 25.00 USD
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American Emperor - Dom Pedro II of Brazil, Brown, Rose
18 American Emperor - Dom Pedro II of Brazil
Brown, Rose
New York Viking Press 1945 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket C. B. Falls, Illustrator 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean and bright red cloth boards with blind-stamped palm treedecoration and lettering on cover, bright unchipped gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by C. B. Falls. 265 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), closed tear on bottom front spine fold (approx. 2"), a few additional small closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023428

Price: 30.00 USD
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Fingerprints - Fifty Years of Scientifc Crime Detection, Browne, Douglas G. and Alan Brock
19 Fingerprints - Fifty Years of Scientifc Crime Detection
Browne, Douglas G. and Alan Brock
London George G. Harrap 1953 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition statement on copyright page, in clean original jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Tiny spots of wear to two corner tips and top spine corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 224 pp. with index. Illustrated with black and white plates. Foreword by Ex-Chief Superintendent F. R. Cherrill, M.B.E. Dustjacket is price clipped, has chip at top spine edge (maximum depth 3/4" - title unaffected). Very small chip at base of front panel, a few tiny nicks and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. First full non-technical account of fingerprinting and its various uses. History and development of the science, with discussion of particular cases in which fingerprinting has played a significant role. 020401

Price: 30.00 USD
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Little Saint Elizabeth & Other Stories, Burnett, Frances Hodgson
20 Little Saint Elizabeth & Other Stories
Burnett, Frances Hodgson
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1890 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Reginald B. Birch, Illustrator 
Clean gray cloth boards with red, black and gilt illustration on cover, red and black lettering on cover, gilt, red and black lettering on spine. Very light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean chocolate brown endpapers. Fly leaf has previous owner name along with a couple of black ink drops from fountain pen. All other pages clean and bright with no foxing, no marks. 146 pgs. + advertisement. Lovely black & white illustrations by Reginald B. Birch. 6-3/4" x 8-1/2" 011828

Price: 40.00 USD
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