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Vino: The Wines and Winemakers of Italy, Anderson, Burton
1 Vino: The Wines and Winemakers of Italy
Anderson, Burton
Little, Brown And Company 1980 0316039489 / 9780316039482 First Unknown Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
Second Printing (stated), SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green boards with burgundy cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with rose red to-stained upper page edges. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Burton Anderson". Sophisticated custom bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Illustrated with photographs, maps. 568 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026772

Price: 30.00 USD
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World of the Desert, Brown, Slater
2 World of the Desert
Brown, Slater
Indianapolis / New York Bobbs Merrill 1963 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated "First Printing" on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean brown marbled boards with yellow-orange lettering on cover and spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 224 pgs. with index. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with hint of corner wear, slightest bit of light rubbing to rear panel. Photo of author and owl on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A general history ofthe greater deserts, how they were created geologically, deserts created by man's actions; the flora and fauna of deserts. Author also describes such remarkable desert explorers as Burton, Doughty, and Hedin, and why they found deserts fascinating. Companion volume to "World of the Wind." 018747

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The Walton Boys and Gold in the Snow, Burton, Hal
3 The Walton Boys and Gold in the Snow
Burton, Hal
Racine, Wisconsin Whitman 1948 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Robert Doremus, Illustrator 
Very clean book and dust jacket. Blue boards with orange and white illustration (skis and ski poles) on cover, orange and white lettering. No bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight browning), with red text block edges. Clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Robert Doremus. 251 pages + two pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Clean bright dust jacket is unfaded, has one tiny chip at base of rear panel, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Whitman no. 2339. The discovery of an old map - a map of Uncle John's gold mine - causes great excitement in the Walton household. Soon the boys are on their way to Utah for a week's holiday of skiing and searching for the lost mine. 025022

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The Walton Boys in High Country, Burton, Hal
4 The Walton Boys in High Country
Burton, Hal
Racine, Wisconsin Whitman 1952 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Robert Doremus, Illustrator 
Clean bright book in clean original dust jacket. Brown boards with white and darker brown illustration on cover (western saddle against a backdrop of snow covered mountains). No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with red text block edges. Pages are slightly tanned. Clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Robert Doremus. 250 pages + 2 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Illustrated jacket is clean and bright, no chips, two very tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Whitman Publishing, number 2357. The Walton boys fly to Canada for a visit to Cousin George's Z-Bar-X ranch, only to find that cousin George has mysteriously disappeared. 025021

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5 Paradise Planters: The Story of Brook Farm
Burton, Katherine
Longmans, Green & Co. 1939 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 336 pgs. with index. 8vo. Sociology. 008383

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6 Systematic Dictionary of Mammals of the World
Burton, Maurice
New York Thomas Y. Crowell, Publisher 1962 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket David Pratt, Illustrator 
Very clean black boards with red and silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 307 pgs. with index. Well illustrated with drawings. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Zoology. 011286

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Supplemental Nights to the Book of the Thousand nights and a Night with Notes anthropological and Explanatory (Volume III), Burton, Richard F.
7 Supplemental Nights to the Book of the Thousand nights and a Night with Notes anthropological and Explanatory (Volume III)
Burton, Richard F.
The Burton Club for Private Subscribers Only De Luxe Edition (Limited to 250 copies) Half-Leather Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
De Luxe Edition, Limited to 250 copies (this copy is No. 36). Volume III only. Blue cloth boards with brown leather corners and spine with gilt lettering and decoration on spine. Wear-through to corner tips, lighter wear to leather edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean marbled blue endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. Additional illustrations with tissue guards. Pages are clean and bright, no foxing. Deckled page edges. 304 pgs. 6-3/4" x 9-3/4". Literature. 013125

Price: 75.00 USD
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8 The Perfumed Garden of the Shaykh Nefzawi
Burton, Sir Richard
New York G. P. Putnam's 1964 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First American Edition 1964" stated on copyright page, in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean light beige buckram cloth boards with red decoration and gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight dust-speckling to deckled page edges). Clean red endpapers, with previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 271 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (6.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears, some fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The classic Arabian treatise on physical love, Translated by Sir Richard F. Burton and Edited with an Introduction and Additional Notes by Alan Hull Walton. 018834

Price: 28.00 USD
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Why Cats Paint - A History of Feline Aesthetics, Busch, Heather and Burton Silver
9 Why Cats Paint - A History of Feline Aesthetics
Busch, Heather and Burton Silver
Berkeley, California Ten Speed Press 1994 0-89815-612-2 / 9780898156126 Later printing Paperback Near Fine 
Clean large softcover book with French flaps. Size approx. 9-1/2" x 11". Color illustrated cover of a cat painting. No chipping or curling. Binding is tight, pages are clean with very small previous owner inscription in upper corner of front free endpaper. Illustrated with full color photographs of cats creating art with paints. 96 pages. 027157

Price: 8.00 USD
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Littlebits, Craine, Edith J. and Alberta N. Burton
10 Littlebits
Craine, Edith J. and Alberta N. Burton
Chicago / New York Rand McNally 1926 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean first edition (1926). Clean blue cloth boards with color paste-on illustration on cover (no chipping, fading or wear). Stamped gold lettering and line border on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very slight wear to spine corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with slight browning to blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Beautiful illustrations in color and black and white by Dorothy Lake Gregory. 133 pages. 026398

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Robe, Douglas, Lloyd C.
11 The Robe
Douglas, Lloyd C.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1942 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (rare). Clean orange cloth boards. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. No names, writing or marks. 695 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, slight fading to spine, a few light scratches to front panel, slight edge wear to front spine fold--but still a collectible quality, very attractive original dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Clean solid example of book and dustjacket of a book which can be found everywhere in later printings, but is truly rare in first edition. This book was made into a famous and timeless biblical movie (1952) which won two Oscars, and starred Richard Burton, Jeanne Simmons, Michael Rennie, Victor Mature and Richard Boone. 010453

Price: 300.00 USD
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12 Ice Palace
Ferber, Edna
Garden City Doubleday 1958 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean black cloth boards with silver and blue lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with slight browning to endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 411 pages. Dust jacket is bright, hint of light soiling to rear panel; not price clipped (4.50 on front inside flap), tiny H3 written in red on front flap, a few tiny edge nicks, no chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story dramatizing the debate over Alaska statehood. Adapted into a motion picture (1960) starring Richard Burton. 022056

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13 The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page
Hendrick, Burton J.
Garden City Publishing 1927 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Slipcase Jacket 
Two volume set, complete, in box slipcase. Clean books in excellent condition - VG bright box (small tear in crease of slipcase) Volume 1 - 436 pgs. Volume 2 - 437 pgs. 001537

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The Professor at the Breakfast Table with the Story of Iris, Holmes, Oliver Wendell
14 The Professor at the Breakfast Table with the Story of Iris
Holmes, Oliver Wendell
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1902 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with gold stamped lettering and decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Gilt top edges. Red ribbon page marker. Frontispiece illustration by Frank T. Merrill with clean tissue guard; additional full page illustrations. Decorative title page with red lettering. With an Introduction by Richard Burton. 333 pages with index. 026237

Price: 38.00 USD
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Song of Robin Hood, Malcolmson, Anne (Editor)
15 Song of Robin Hood
Malcolmson, Anne (Editor)
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1947 First Hardcover Very Good+ poor Jacket Virginia Lee Burton, Illustrator 
Clean black cloth boards with elaborate silver decoration, black titles box framed in red on cover, red lettering on silver decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean beautifully decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Designed & illustrated by Virginia Lee Burton. Music arranged by Grace Castagnetta. 123 pgs. Clean front and rear panels of dustjacket, and informational pieces from front and rear flap laid in (dustjacket is no longer whole). Definitive modern version of the Song of Robin Hood. Anne Malcolmson has edited a vigorous, to-be-sung treatment of the text, and, burrowing through old song books, has rescued the original music for fifteen of the ballads. Grace Casteagnetta has set it down in modern notation. Virginia Lee Burton worked on the drawings for over three years, for drawings with painstaking detail . 017681

Price: 50.00 USD
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A Random Walk Down Wall Street - The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing, Malkiel, Burton G.
16 A Random Walk Down Wall Street - The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing
Malkiel, Burton G.
New York W. W. Norton 2007 0393062457 / 9780393062458 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First printing (full number line on copyright page) of the Revised edition (2007). Very clean book and dust jacket, as new condition. Maroon boards with black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear, binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 414 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025914

Price: 15.00 USD
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Who Would Have Thought It?, Maria Amparo Ruiz de Burton
17 Who Would Have Thought It?
Maria Amparo Ruiz de Burton
Penguin Classics 2009 0143105876 / 9780143105879 First Paperback Near Fine 
A Penguin Classics Original. Very clean and bright, no creasing or chipping. All pages and edges clean - no names, writing or marks. Trade paperback (size 5" x 8"). 336 pages. The story of a young Mexican girl and her mother who are captured by an Indian tribe. Novel begins after the mother has died and the girl has been rescued. Dr. Norval, the rescuer, takes the girl, Lola, to New England to live with his family. Narrative focuses on Lola and how her Mexican culture, relgion, and perspectives compare and clash with those of this New England family and their community. The Civil War and its political and economic impact on the country figures prominently into the lives of the characters. Sensational debut from the first Mexican American female novelist. Publisher's review brochure included. 023711

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George Eliot, May, Lewis
18 George Eliot
May, Lewis
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1930 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards (hint of edge fading) with unchipped paper label on spine. No bumping or fraying; binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front paste-down under dustjacket flap. 359 pp. with index. Frontis portrait of George Eliot by Frederic Burton (appears on dustjacket as well). Jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges (1/8" - 1/4"), light soiling from handling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019144

Price: 25.00 USD
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Courtier and Commoner in Ancient China - Selections from the History of the Former Han, Pan Ku (Burton Watson, translator)
19 Courtier and Commoner in Ancient China - Selections from the History of the Former Han
Pan Ku (Burton Watson, translator)
Columbia University Press 1977 0231037651 / 9780231037655 First Hardcover Near Fine Good Jacket 
First Edition in dust jacket. Clean unfaded brown cloth boards with yellow lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 282 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has two chips at top of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027186

Price: 20.00 USD
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20 The Southern Americans
Plenn, Abel
New York Creative Age 1948 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering, red and gold decoration on spine. Corners lightly bumped, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. No names, writing or marks. 455 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped (4.00 on front inside flap), a few tiny shallow edge chips, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A detailed account of the development of South America. The letters, reports, speeches and reminiscences of such people as Prince Henry the Navigator, Columbus, the Pizarros, President Cardenas of Mexico, Abraham Lincoln, Cortes, Garibaldi, Chalres Darwin, Richard Burton and more are examples of the diversity of the material presented. 019506

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