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The Romantic Story of the Puritan Fathers - And Their Founding of New Boston and the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Addison, Albert Christopher
1 The Romantic Story of the Puritan Fathers - And Their Founding of New Boston and the Massachusetts Bay Colony
Addison, Albert Christopher
Boston L. C. Page & Company 1912 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
First Edition, first impression. Clean decorated American trade binding. Gray cloth boards with gold, white and black sailing ships and seagulls, gold lettering decorating cover; gold lettering and sailing ship on spine. Two very small (pin head size) spots to rear board. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top edges. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis portrait of Joseph Cotton with clean tissue guard (total of 48 illustrations). All pages have green decorative border, including index pages. 243 pages. 022757

Price: 45.00 USD
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The World at Bay, Capon, Paul
2 The World at Bay
Capon, Paul
John C. Winston Company 1954 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean bright unclipped original dust jacket. Black cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; a few faint small water spot dots. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with beautifully decorated endpapers (Jacket and endpaper designs by Alex Schomburg). No names, writing or marks. 208 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unfaded, no wear, no chips, no tears, not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap). Twenty-six science fiction books listed on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025813

Price: 250.00 USD
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Sixteen Famous British Plays, Cerf, Bennett A. and Van H. Cartmell (editors)
3 Sixteen Famous British Plays
Cerf, Bennett A. and Van H. Cartmell (editors)
New York Modern Library 1943 Early printing Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket 
Modern Library no. G63 in dust jacket. Complete and Unabridged. Toledano binding no. G4. Gray cloth boards with green title box on spine, green and gold oval torchbearer symbol on cover and spine. No fraying or wear, slight age-toning. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Black top-stained upper text block edges. Introduction by John Mason Brown. 1000 pages. Dust jacket is clean but has edge chipping and closed tears, corner crease. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Plays include The Corn is Green, Mr. Pim Passes By, The Green Goddess, Outward Bound, The Green Bay Tree, The Importance of Being Earnest, What Every Woman Knows, and MORE. 027162

Price: 10.00 USD
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Waters of the New World - Houston to Nantucket, de Hartog, Jan
4 Waters of the New World - Houston to Nantucket
de Hartog, Jan
New York Atheneum 1961 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean blue-green boards with silver decoration, turquoise cloth spine with gold lettering and decoration. No fraying or wear. Slightest fading to board edges. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Drawings by Jo Spier. 276 pages. Dust jacket illustrated by Jo Spier is clean, not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), has very shallow chipping at spine ends (1/4") and tiny chip to one corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Remarkable voyage by the author on the full route of the Intracoastal Waterway, through the bayous of Louisiana to New Orleans, along the coast of Mississippi, Alabama and Florida to Apalachicola, across the Gulf to Clearwater, through the Florida jungle by way of the Caloosahatchee River and Lake Okeechobee to the heart of the mysterious Everglades; then up the East Coast, through the water-wilderness of Georgia and te Carolinas, up Chesapeake Bay, down Delaware Bay and through the creeks and lagoons of New Jersey to New York; finally up Long Island Sound to the Nantucket Island. 024632

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Blood Bay Colt, Farley, Walter
5 The Blood Bay Colt
Farley, Walter
New York Random House 1950 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Milton Menasco, Illustrator 
Clean red cloth boards with white lettering on cover and spine, illustration of horse in blue box on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to corners, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with slight browning to endpapers. 307 pgs. Dustjacket is unfaded, has small shallow edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 013548

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Pilgrim Shore, Garrett, Edmund H.
6 The Pilgrim Shore
Garrett, Edmund H.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1900 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean decorated binding - blue-gray cloth boards with gold ship and seashell decoration, decorative border, gold lettering on cover, gold lettering and small decorations on spine. Small spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrations by the author, including color frontis illustration with clean tissue guard, many black and white drawings and page decorations throughout - all clean and bright. 234 pages. A beautiful little book about New England, particularly the South Shore of Massachusetts Bay...the land of the Pilgrims. With lovely drawings by the author of people and places in towns such as Quincy, Dorchester, Weymouth, Cohasset, Plymouth, and more. 021382

Price: 25.00 USD
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Nature and Character at Granite Bay, Goodsell, Daniel A.
7 Nature and Character at Granite Bay
Goodsell, Daniel A.
New York Eaton & Mains 1901 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Moss green cloth boards with elaborate gold fish and sealife decoration on cover, gold stamped lettering on cover and spine, with small gold seashell on spine. Slightest hint of soiling. Small bump at top of rear board edge. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Previous owner inscription dated 1902 is neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontispiece illustration with clean tissue guard. Photo illustrations throughout (22 total). 219 pages. Author's experiences in nature and with coastal citizens at Granite Bay, where less than 100 miles from New York City Granite Bay opens into the greatest width of Long Island Sound. 025364

Price: 32.00 USD
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8 Union Bay: The Life of a City Marsh
Higman, Harry W. & Earl J. Larrison
Seattle, WA University of Washington Press 1951 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Edmund J. Sawyer, Illustrator 
Very clean green cloth boards with white lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Maps on endpapers. Illustrated with drawings. Previous owner name in pencil on front free endpaper. 315 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has small chips at top and bottom of spine edge and wear to corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Nature. 010186

Price: 15.00 USD
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Harvest of Journeys, Innes, Hammond
9 Harvest of Journeys
Innes, Hammond
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1959 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Illustrated with 25 photographs and three maps. Very clean red cloth boards with blind-stamped design and author initials on cover, bright gold lettering and decoration on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 306 pages + note by the author. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, a few tiny edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author relates his exciting travel experiences in Arabia and the Persian Gulf, Norway, Morocco, the Low Countries, Canada, and on the waters of the North Sea and the Bay of Biscay. 026631

Price: 35.00 USD
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Home Ground: Language for an American Landscape, Lopez, Barry (Editor)
10 Home Ground: Language for an American Landscape
Lopez, Barry (Editor)
San Antonio, TX Trinity University Press 2006 1-59534-024-6 / 9781595340245 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean gray cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings and maps. 447 pgs. Clean bright color illustrated dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; hint of a very light scratch, barely visible on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Gift quality. A book of the distinctly American vocabular that people use to characterize the country's landscape. When we speak of things like canyons, waterfalls, and prairies, we are talking about our history; when we use a word like gulch or monadnock, or an expression like Carolina bay or desire path, we are evoking something distinctive in our culture. Learn about it here. 8-3/4" x 11". Americana. 014921

Price: 20.00 USD
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Dual Attraction: Understanding Bisexuality, Martin S. Weinberg; Williams, Colin J.; Pryor, Douglas W.
11 Dual Attraction: Understanding Bisexuality
Martin S. Weinberg; Williams, Colin J.; Pryor, Douglas W.
Oxford University Press 1994 0195084829 / 9780195084825 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean dark blue boards with pale gray cloth spine, dark blue lettering on spine. No bumping or fading. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 437 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one very short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover.Near Fine Results of the first major study of bisexuality. Winberg, Williams, and Pryor explore the riddle of dual attraction in this study of 800 bisexuals, homosexuals and heterosexuals living in the San Francisco Bay area 025937

Price: 18.00 USD
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Runes of the North, Olson, Sigurd F.
12 Runes of the North
Olson, Sigurd F.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1963 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Robert Hines, Illustrator Signed
Stated First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean, unfaded orange-gold cloth boards with small red loon on cover, gold lettering on cover; gold decoration and red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, signed by the author on front free endpaper: "Sigurd F. Olson". Illustrations by Robert Hines. Double page map. 256 pages with Epilogue. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; beautiful full panel photograph portrait of the author on rear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An exceptional signed First Edition you will be proud to own. 025505

Price: 100.00 USD
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The Adventures of Captain McCargo, Ratigan, William
13 The Adventures of Captain McCargo
Ratigan, William
New York Random House 1956 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Light blue paper covered boards with brown cloth spine, black title box with gold lettering on spine. Hint of very light soiling to boards. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 245 pgs. Bright color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slight wear to base of spine, small spot of soiling to rear bottom corner edge. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The saga of Captain Thunder Bay McCargo--Great Lakes skipper, lover and adventurer par excellence. 8vo. Great Lakes. 014943

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Secret Islands - An Exploration, Russell, Franklin
14 The Secret Islands - An Exploration
Russell, Franklin
New York W. W. Norton 1965 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean original dust jacket with price intact. Clean turquoise cloth boardsa with blind-stamped lettering on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean map-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs by the author. Dust jacket is not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), unchipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A chronicle of the people and natural phenomena of northern islands llying off the eastern coasts of Canada and Newfoundland; Grand Manan, Hay and Kent in the Bay of Fundy; Bonaventure; Funk, Great, Green and Gull Islands, far to the north. By the author of "Watchers at the Pond" and "Argen the Gull." 025519

Price: 15.00 USD
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Inside the Wire: A Military Intelligence Soldier's Eyewitness Account of Life at Guantanamo, Saar, Erik and Viveca Novak
15 Inside the Wire: A Military Intelligence Soldier's Eyewitness Account of Life at Guantanamo
Saar, Erik and Viveca Novak
New York, New York, U.S.A. Penguin Press 2005 1-59420-066-1 / 9781594200663 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
AS NEW first edition, first printing. Very clean black boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 292 pgs. Errata slip laid in. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A gripping portrait of one soldier's six months at the terrorist detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba--a powerful, searing journey into a surreal world completely unique in the American experience and a vital account of the real story "inside the wire". 8vo. Political. 015383

Price: 15.00 USD
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Great Storms and Famous Shipwrecks of the New England Coast, Snow, Edward Rowe
16 Great Storms and Famous Shipwrecks of the New England Coast
Snow, Edward Rowe
Boston Yankee Publishing Company 1944 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean Second Edition in dust jacket with lovely map laid in. Maroon cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with beautifully illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates, mostly photographs, some of them rare. 354 pages, with index of Souther New England Shipwrecks. Folded map of Boston Harbor and Massachusetts Bay including Cape Cod and Cape Ann is in perfect condition (laid in). Jacket is clean (slightly age-toned), with small chip at base of spine and very shallow chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023105

Price: 40.00 USD
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Tapas (The Essential Kitchen series), Tapper, Richard
17 Tapas (The Essential Kitchen series)
Tapper, Richard
Periplus Editions 2001 9625939342 / 9789625939346 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean book in unchipped dust jacket. Color illustrated glossy boards are unworn. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Printed on quality paper and illustrated with full color photographs throughout. 112 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Expert chef and world-traveler Richard Tapper offers step by step recipes for creating dishes that sample the flavors from the Bay of Biscay to the Mediterranean coast to Spain's interior--as well as Tapper's own innovations. 026893

Price: 12.00 USD
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Once to Tiger Bay, Townend, W.
18 Once to Tiger Bay
Townend, W.
New York Ives Washburn 1929 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing of this scarce book in it's original dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with black decoration and lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or bumping. Very slight fading to background on spine. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No previous owner markings. 306 pages. Very cool illustrated dust jacket is clean, unclipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has chipping at top spine edge (up to 1" max), slight rubbing to folds, one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Called the finest novel of the author's career on the front inside flap, this is a story of romance and suspense on the high seas. 024822

Price: 100.00 USD
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19 The Fair God
Wallace, Lew
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1901 Reprint Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket Eric Pape, Illustrator 
Signed binding (BS). Decorated beige cloth boards (green and reddish brown decoration on cover, small green decoration on spine.) Hint of wear to one corner tip; no bumping or fraying. Slightest hint of soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Ex-library, with some library markings (no edge markings, small plate at top corner of front fixed endpaper (Holland Library, Alexandria Bay, NY), rear fixed endpaper has clean sleeve from Holland library, rear free endpaper has check-out chart tipped in with no writing. Illustrations by Eric Pape. 586 pages. 021822

Price: 12.00 USD
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A Hound, A Bay Horse and a Turtle-Dove - The Life of Thoreau for the Young Reader, Wood, James Playsted
20 A Hound, A Bay Horse and a Turtle-Dove - The Life of Thoreau for the Young Reader
Wood, James Playsted
New York Pantheon 1963 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Douglas Gorsline, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by the author in original dust jacket. Beige cloth boards with brown lettering and small black illustration on cover, black and brown lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Hint of very light foxing along spine gutter. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author and his wife on half-title page: "To Katherine Morgan because she loves Thoreau. With our best wishes - Betty & Jim (James Playsted Wood) - December 1966." Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.75 on front inside flap), hint of light soiling and edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A clearly written, discerning story of the life and writings of Henry David Thoreau - written for young people ages 12 years and up. 022626

Price: 25.00 USD
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