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Sir Harry Vane - His Life and Times (1613-1662), Adamson, Jack H.
1 Sir Harry Vane - His Life and Times (1613-1662)
Adamson, Jack H.
Boston Gambit 1973 0876450648 / 9780876450642 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Printing in original unclipped jacket. Red cloth boards with blue cloth spine, 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, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. 498 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped, has several short closed edge tears, small shallow chip at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Emissar of Charles the First, second governor of Massachusetts, pillar of the Protectorate, and victim of Charles the Second, atypical Puritan and passionate lover, Sir Harry Vane was a man of peace who initiated genocide in the New World and found martyrdom in the Old. His experience reaches from Indian wigwam to royal palace. This is an unparalleled picture of a formative age which is with us yet. 026034

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2 Jack and Jackie: Portrait of an American Marriage
Andersen, Christopher
New York William Morrow 1996 0-688-14760-7 / 9780688147600 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean light gray boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 400 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no wear or tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 010433

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3 The Personality of the Dog
Aymar, Brandt and Edward Sagarin
Wings Books 1995 0-517-14665-7 / 9780517146651 First Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Very clean green boards with beige cloth spine, green lettering on spine. No bumps or wear to boards, binding is tight & square, pages are bright and clean. No names or bookplates inside. Illustrated. Clean, crisp dustjacket is unchipped and enclosed in new mylar cover. A dog lover's collection of stories, poems and pictures by Jack London, Virginia Woolf, Anton Chekhov, Winslow Homer and others. 8vo. Dogs. 004211

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New Native American Cuisine - Five-Star Recipes From The Chefs Of Arizona's Kai Restaurant, Betancourt, Marian; with Executive Chef Michael O'Dowd and Chef de Cuisine Jack Strong
4 New Native American Cuisine - Five-Star Recipes From The Chefs Of Arizona's Kai Restaurant
Betancourt, Marian; with Executive Chef Michael O'Dowd and Chef de Cuisine Jack Strong
Globe Pequot Press (Three Forks) 2009 0762748958 / 9780762748952 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, in dust jacket, SIGNED with Executive Chef's business card laid in. Boldly inscribed and signed on front free endpaper: "Cindy, Please enjoy our journ and what our culture is all about - 2010 - M." Pale lavender cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, very slight soiling to bottom board edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are strong. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with bright red endpapers. Illustrated with beautiful full color photographs of food, and the chefs! 136 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, has a couple of spots of soiling at bottom edge of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This book brings ancient cuisine into the modern spotlight with classical culinary techniques with more than 50 delectable recipes from Arizona's Kai Restaurant--the only Native American restaurant in the nation to have achieved AAA Five Diamond and Mobil Five Star status. 026092

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Boswell's Book of Bad Verse - Love Poems and other verses, Boswell, James (Edited by Jack Werner)
5 Boswell's Book of Bad Verse - Love Poems and other verses
Boswell, James (Edited by Jack Werner)
London White Lion Publishers 1974 0-85617-487-4 / 9780856174872 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean green boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 215 pages. Dust jacket is clean, corner price clipped (tiny bit of price still showing), no chips, hint of very slight rubbing and one 1/16" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Poems discovered by Jack Werner (editor) in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, written in Boswell's own hand on 100 sheets of high quality notepaper. With a few exceptions, they have never been published before. Mr. Werner has now collected the poems together, with an historical commentary as erudite as it is in itself an entertainment. 025153

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6 The Jonah Watch: A True-life Ghost Story in the Form of a Novel
Cady, Jack
New York Arbor House 1981 0-87795-342-2 / 9780877953425 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with blue cloth spine, black lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Very slight bump to one corner tip. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 224 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, has been price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "..masterful weave of actual incident and seaman's myth..." 8vo. Paranormal. 009713

Price: 30.00 USD
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For Poachers Only - And the Giles Stories, Chance, Jack
7 For Poachers Only - And the Giles Stories
Chance, Jack
London Adam & Charles Black 1956 second printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Bernard Venables; Alex Jardin 
Clean green cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 71 pp. with ten drawings by Bernard Venables and Alex Jardine. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny closed edge tears, very slight wear at top spine edge, hint of soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A humorous collection of stories which describe certain fishing incidents and which originally appeared in "The Field" and the "Journal of the Fly-Fisher's Club." 020784

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8 The Horseman's Bible
Coggins, Jack
Doubleday 1984 0-385-18343-7 / 9780385183437 Revised Edition Soft Cover Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean and bright softcover book. No creasing, chipping or curling. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 192 pgs. illustrated with photographs. The essentials of riding, jumping, training and caring for horses. All about horse shows, polo, and competitive riding. More than 170 photos and drawings. 8-1/2 x 10". Horses. 008086

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The Gobbler Called, Davis, Verne
9 The Gobbler Called
Davis, Verne
Ne York William Morrow 1963 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Ezra Jack Keats, Illustrator 
Very clean gold cloth boards with rifle and coonskin cap illustration, brown lettering on cover; brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 160 pgs. nicely illustrated by Ezra Jack Keats. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears; enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a boy who lives in a post-revolutionary settlement in Kentucky, and is forced to become the man of his family. 6-1/2" x 8-1/2". Children's. 012527

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MEANT TO BE WILD: The Struggle to Save Endangered Species Through Captive Breeding, DeBlieu, Jan
10 MEANT TO BE WILD: The Struggle to Save Endangered Species Through Captive Breeding
DeBlieu, Jan
Golden, Colorado Fulcrum Publishing 1991 1555910742 / 9781555910747 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unchipped jacket and SIGNED by the author. Very clean unfaded rust brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean light brown endpapers. Inscribed and signed on half-title page by the author: "Doris, Who shares my love for wolves and wild things. This book is a present from Joan & Jack. Merry Christmas. Warm Regards, Jan DeBlieu." Illustrated with photographs. 302 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. So many creatuares now face extinction that biologists have turned in desperation to raising rare animals in cages, in the hope that they can one day be released back into their native habitats. Meant To Be Wild tells the story of the North American animals that have been taken prisoner out of necessity in order to sustain their species. 024079

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Western Trout Fly Tying Manual (Western Trout Fly Tying Manual II), Dennis, Jack
11 Western Trout Fly Tying Manual (Western Trout Fly Tying Manual II)
Dennis, Jack
Snake River Book Company 1991 0937556009 / 9780937556009 First Paperback Very Good+ Mike Stidham, Illustrator 
Clean large softcover book illustrated with many beautiful drawings, detailed photographs. Slightest hint of edge wear. No folding, chipping or creasing. Pages and edges are clean and bright, color photo illustrated covers are clean. No names, writing or marks. 320 pages. 025389

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The Rhino with Glue-on Shoes -  and other surprising true stories of zoo vets and their patients, Editor-Lucy H. Spelman; Editor-Ted Y. Mashima
12 The Rhino with Glue-on Shoes - and other surprising true stories of zoo vets and their patients
Editor-Lucy H. Spelman; Editor-Ted Y. Mashima
Delacorte Press 2008 0385341466 / 9780385341462 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Gift quality, as new condition. Clean beige boards with rust red spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs. Foreword by Jack Hanna. 311 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From a root canal on a three-thousand-pound hippo to one doctor's heartbreaking effort to save a critically ill lemur, here are acts of rescue, kindness, and cross-disciplinary cooperation between zoo vets and other top scientists. A fascinating glimpse into the world of exotic animals and the doctors who care for them. 026827

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13 Jack Midwood or Bread Cast upon the Waters
Ellis, Edward S.
Philadelphia The John C. Winston Co. 1895 Hard Cover Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Beige cloth boards with illustration (cowboy riding bucking bronco) on cover. Light soiling, some wear to edges of spine. Binding is tight & square, with some cracking starting at rear hinge only. Illustrated endpapers. Frontis illustration. P/O name on front free endpaper. 263 pgs. 8vo. Western. 004749

Price: 10.00 USD
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14 From Time to Time
Finney, Jack
New York Simon & Schuster 1995 0-671-89884-1 / 9780671898847 Cloth Bds Fine Fine Jacket 
Fine in Fine DJ Sequel to "Time and Again" Like new condition.Novel. 001183

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Jack Holborn, Garfield, Leon
15 Jack Holborn
Garfield, Leon
New York Pantheon 1965 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Antony Maitland, Illustrator 
First Edition in clean original unclipped jacket. Very clean red cloth boards with black compass decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 250 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped (3.75 on front inside flap), unchipped, with one short closed edge tear at base of rear panel (under 1"), light rubbing to corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A young stowaway finds that his fate is strangely bound up with pirates on the ship, as the enigmatic Captain claims to know the secret of his parentage. An exotic and adventurous tale along the lines of "Treasure Island." This was the author's first book. 018965

Price: 35.00 USD
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Roman Comedies, George E. Duckworth (Editor)
16 Roman Comedies
George E. Duckworth (Editor)
New York Modern Library 1963 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 337 in dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 11. Clean blue cloth boards with blind-stamped hexagon logo on cover, bright gold lettering and torchbearer on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean Kent style endpapers. Remainder mark (small red marker line) on bottom text block edges. Edited, and with an Introduction, by George E. Duckworth. 396 pages. Dust jack has small v-shaped chip at top edge of front panel (size of large pea), a few short closed edge tears; price on front inside flap crossed out and 1.20 writ in place in black marker. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Seven plays of Plautus and Terence. 026291

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Concise Encyclopedia of Modern World Literature, Grigson, Geoffrey
17 The Concise Encyclopedia of Modern World Literature
Grigson, Geoffrey
New York Hawthorn Books, Inc. 1963 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Slipcase Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold endpapers. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 512 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean gold paper covered slipcase has no cracking or wear. A fantastic reference for the reader of modern fiction and literature--with information and photographs on the writings and lives of famous authors such as G. K. Chesterton, Joseph Conrad, Ray Bradbury, John Galsworthy, Albert Camus, Saul Bellow, Franz Kafka, Henry James, T. E. Lawrence, Jack Kerouac and hundreds more. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Literature. 008974

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Lobscouse and Spotted Dog - Which It's a Gastronomic Companion to the Aubrey/Maturin Novels, Grossman, Anne Chotzinoff and Lisa Grossman Thomas
18 Lobscouse and Spotted Dog - Which It's a Gastronomic Companion to the Aubrey/Maturin Novels
Grossman, Anne Chotzinoff and Lisa Grossman Thomas
New York W. W. Norton & Company 1997 0393045595 / 9780393045598 First Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in original unclipped dust jacket. White boards with red spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Very faint speckling to edges of white boards, text block edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Brief previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Foreword by Patrick O'Brian. 304 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Celebrate the joys of Patrick O'Brian's acclaimed Aubrey/Maturin series in this rich and delightful cookbook, full of the food and drink that so often complement Jack and Stephen's travels. Whether for culinary adventurersw, history purists, or readers just wondering what toasted cheese is, this is a book that every Aubrey/Maturin fan must have. A glass of wine with you! 026328

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Herbal Healing - A Practical Introduction to Medicinal Herbs, Hallowell, Michael
19 Herbal Healing - A Practical Introduction to Medicinal Herbs
Hallowell, Michael
London Ashgrove Press 1994 0895296047 / 9780895296047 First Paperback Near Fine 
First British Printing with full number line. Very clean trade paperback - no chipping, curling or creasing. Pages and edges are clean - no names, writing or marks. Foreword by Jack Ho. Illustrated by Graham Fleming. 191 pages with index. Compresses, liniments, teas - nature's own medicine cabinet. Description and uses of one hundred of the most commonly used herbs; identification, collection and storage of medicinal plants. Making herbal medicines, dosage tables, and use of herbal medicine throughout the world's cultures. 027880

Price: 10.00 USD
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Exocet, Higgins, Jack
20 Exocet
Higgins, Jack
New York Stein & Day 1983 0812829204 / 9780812829204 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean red boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 260 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, slight edgewear, a few shot closed edge tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A suspenseful novel involving deadly Exocet missles and Britain's secret D15. 028128

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