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1 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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Ansel Adams: An Autobiography, Adams, Ansel  (with Mary Street Alinder)
2 Ansel Adams: An Autobiography
Adams, Ansel (with Mary Street Alinder)
Boston Little, Brown And Company 1986 0821215965 / 9780821215968 Third Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Beautiful as new book and dust jacket. Large book - approx. size: 9" x 11". Third printing of the first edition in clean unworn dust jacket. Red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, blind-stamped signature on cover. Clean charcoal gray endpapers. No names, writing or marks. All pages and edges are clean and bright. Illustrated with beautiful Ansel Adams photos throughout (277 illustrations. 400 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket has no chipping or wear, no tears or clipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Gift quality. Completed just prior to his death in 1984, this is Adams' testament of a life of dedication, adventure, achievement, remarkable friendships, plainspoken wisdom, and a concern for man and nature. 026212

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Years of Deadly Peril: The Coming of the War 1939-1941, Adams, Henry H.
3 Years of Deadly Peril: The Coming of the War 1939-1941
Adams, Henry H.
New York David McKay Company 1969 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean maps on endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 559 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, hint of wear at spine edges of dustjacket, one tiny closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. World War II. 012311

Price: 15.00 USD
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Dead and Buried: the Horrible History of Bodysnatching, Adams, Norman
4 Dead and Buried: the Horrible History of Bodysnatching
Adams, Norman
New York Bell Publishing Company 1972 0517135973 / 9780517135976 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (letterline on copyright page begins with "a") in clean dust jacket. Clean gray boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs.152 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few tiny edge nicks and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The horrible history of body-snatching, which reached its peak at the beginning of the 19th century. Fron Land's End to John o'Groats, people lived and died in terror of the bodysnatchers, for the old saying you are worth more dead than alive was never as true as in those days, when the ressurectionists busied themselves in the graveyards of the land at the dead of night--in search of "things for the surgeon." 026845

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Some Famous American Schools, Adams, Oscar Fay
5 Some Famous American Schools
Adams, Oscar Fay
Boston Dana Estes & Company 1903 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram AMS on cover - Amy M. Sacker). Red cloth boards with orange, blue and black decoration on cover, small blue and black decoration on spine. Tiny spots of wear to corners. Some pages have very faint water mark to top or bottom page edges. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Frontispiece photo of St. Paul's School with tissue guard. Many full page photographic illustrations of schools throughout the book. Preface by the author. 341 pages. Descriptions and photographs of nine American preparatory schools, their history and scholastics. 027866

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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
6 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

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Inspiring Lives of Sixty Famous Men, Ahlers, Lena C.
7 Inspiring Lives of Sixty Famous Men
Ahlers, Lena C.
Chicago Albert Whitman & Company 1928 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Benny Larsen, Illustrator 
First Edition in scarce dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with very clean unworn color paste-on illustration on cover. No fraying, fading or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. Illustrated by Benny Larsen. 288 pages. Clean color illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped (1.50 on front inside flap), has chips and closed edge tears, surface scrape at top edge from sticker removal (size of a nickel). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Brief, pointed biographical sketches, charmingly written, of the lives of sixty famous men worth knowing--including explorers, inventors, musicians, statesmen, authors, artists and patriots. Illustrated with pen and ink portraits of the various characters of the sketches. 026841

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Back to Arcady, Allen, Frank Waller
8 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

Price: 25.00 USD
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Vino: The Wines and Winemakers of Italy, Anderson, Burton
9 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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10 This Generation: A Selection of British and American Literature from 1914 to the Present with Historical and Critical Essays
Anderson, George K. And Eda Lou Walton
Scott, Foresman and Company 1939 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with blue circular title box on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Very small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper; no other marks. 975 pgs. with index of first lines. Includes works by Robert Frost, Henry Louis Mencken, George Santayana, Amy Lowell, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Gertrude Stein, Katherine Mansfield, Archibald MacLeish, Ezra Pound, Carl Sandburg, William Faulkner and many more. approx. 7" x 10". Literature. 016829

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Polly the Pagan - Her Lost Love Letters, Anderson, Isabel
11 Polly the Pagan - Her Lost Love Letters
Anderson, Isabel
Boston The Page Company 1922 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Signed
"First Impression, September 1922" stated on copyright page. Decorated American trade binding, SIGNED by author./ Very clean green silk cloth boards with gold and silver lettering and decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. Signed by author: "With best wishes - Isabel Anderson" on half-title page. No other writing or marks. Color frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. Illustrated title page. With a Foreword by Basil King. 239 pages + 10 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Author's first novel - a story which unfolds in the lively letters of a vivacious American girl traveling in Europe, and tells of the men whom she meets in Paris, in London or Rome, her flirtations and exciting experiences. 022563

Price: 120.00 USD
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The Royal Whore - Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine, Andrews, Allen
12 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
13 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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14 While the Earth Shook
Anet, Claude
New York Bard and Company 1927 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Black cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, some wear to corners and to top & bottom of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, a few are still uncut. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Translated from the French by Ruth De Rochemont (original title: Quand La Terre Trembla). 336 pgs. 005038

Price: 5.00 USD
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The Seas and Their Shells - A Collector's Guide to the Seashells of the World, Angeletti, Sergio
15 The Seas and Their Shells - A Collector's Guide to the Seashells of the World
Angeletti, Sergio
Garden City, New York Doubleday & Company 1978 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First U.S. Edition (so stated) in clean original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Translated from the Italian by Jean Richardson. More than 250 dazzling photographs in full color, arranged according to the geographic location in which the shells can be found and accompanied by descriptive notes that serve as an aid to identification. 334 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A collector's guide to the seashells of the World with over 250 full-color illustrations. 027505

Price: 15.00 USD
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Wilderness Wife, Angier, Bradford and Vena
16 Wilderness Wife
Angier, Bradford and Vena
Radnor, Pennsylvania Chilton Book Company 1976 0-8019-6291-9 / 9780801962912 First Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean bright endpapers; very small previous owner return address label at top inside edge of pastedown. Illustrated with photographs. 177 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, one tiny close edge tear, not price clipped, a little light creasing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023866

Price: 15.00 USD
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Spanish Texas - Yesterday and Today, Ashford, Gerald
17 Spanish Texas - Yesterday and Today
Ashford, Gerald
Austin/New York Jenkins Publishing Company 1971 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with black decorative lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean marbled beige endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 296 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This book tells the story of the Spanish heritage in Texas. 8vo. Texas. 012530

Price: 25.00 USD
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18 Sleeping Fires
Atherton, Gertrude
New York Frederick A Stokes Company 1922 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Beige cloth boards with red stamped lettering on cover and spine (some fading to spine). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 299 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 011719

Price: 15.00 USD
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Old New England Churches - And Their Children, Bacon, Dolores
19 Old New England Churches - And Their Children
Bacon, Dolores
New York Doubleday, Page & Company 1906 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition clean decorated American trade binding. Red ribbed cloth boards with gold church and tree decoration on cover with double ruled line border and gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading, tiny points of corner wear, gold lettering on spine has some wear but still legible. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis photograph of the spire of the Old South Church, Boston, with printed tissue guard; 33 additional photographic plates of New England churches. 442 pages. 021983

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Wonder-Book of Horses, Baldwin, James
20 The Wonder-Book of Horses
Baldwin, James
New York Century Company 1903 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, published November, 1903 with 1903 on title page. Clean brown cloth boards decorated with two horseheads, blue-green lettering on cover and spine. Very slight fraying to top edge of spine. Pinhead size spot of wear to top board edge. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white glossy plates. 249 pages with Explanatory Index. 025244

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