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Seasoned with Salt, Arny, Mary Travis
1 Seasoned with Salt
Arny, Mary Travis
Philadelphia Westminster Press 1959 First Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket 
Clean beige/gray cloth boards with small green illustration on cover, green 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. 230 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has short closed edge tears, and light edge wear, hint of rubbing, two clear pieces of tape reinforcing corners of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of an American family in Montclair, NJ, whose rambling old house became home to family, and to assorted boarders ranging from defense workers to a brood of orphan owls. 018757

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Unexpected Treasure, Buyukmihci, Hope Sawyer with Hans Fantel
2 Unexpected Treasure
Buyukmihci, Hope Sawyer with Hans Fantel
New York M. Evans and Company 1968 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket John Pimlott, Illustrator 
First Printing, in original jacket. Clean yellow boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name (blacked out) on front fixed endpaper beneath front dustjacket flap. 190 pp. Illustrated by John Pimlott. Clean jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has a few tiny edge chips. Author's photo with a beaver friend on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's story of her life on a 250-acre wildlife refuge in southern New Jersey, and the animal friends who filled their lives. 019790

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3 Close to Shore: A True Story of Terror in an Age of Innocence
Capuzzo, Michael
New York Broadway Books 2001 0-7679-0413-0 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 317 pgs. with bibliography. Clean bright unchipped dustjacket has not been price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "Combining rich historical detail and a harrowing, pulse-pounding narrative, Close to Shore brilliantly re-creates the summer of 1916, when a rogue great white shark attached swimmers along the New Jersey Shore..." 8vo. Thriller. 008612

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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

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Seeing The Eastern States, Faris, John T.
5 Seeing The Eastern States
Faris, John T.
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1922 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Light brown cloth boards with blue line border, blue, black and brown illustration of seascape with lighthouse on cover, black lettering and small oval decoration on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Color frontis illustration ("Morning at Seaside Park, New Jersey") with clean tissue guard. Illustrated with many black and white photographic plates throughout. 244 pages with index. Early printing; same date (1922) on title page and copyright page, no additional printings stated. 022300

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A Year in Our Gardens - Letters by Nancy Goodwin and Allen Lacy, Goodwin, Nancy; Allen Lacy
6 A Year in Our Gardens - Letters by Nancy Goodwin and Allen Lacy
Goodwin, Nancy; Allen Lacy
Chapel Hill The University of North Carolina Press 2001 0807826030 / 9780807826034 First Hardcover Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean, unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings and diagrams. 208 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An engaging collection of letters follows the course of a year in the gardens of two passionate gardeners, Nancy Goodwin and Allen Lacy. They share a climate zone (7A), but their gardens differ enormously between southern New Jersey and North Carolina. They share stories of failures, successes, hopes, fears and inspirations, and muse on connections between gardening and music, family and friendship. 022496

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Route 28, Greene, Ward
7 Route 28
Greene, Ward
New York Doubleday Doran 1940 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with black lettering and wavy horizontal line design on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, except for narrow glue stain to rear free endpaper. 265 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has v-shaped chip at top spine edge, small closed tear at center rear panel, some edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story set along Route 28, areterial highway which winds through the New Jersey countryside and carries jaded New Yorkers to their summer stamping ground. The author depicts the conflict which results when one kind of society is imposed upon another. 022691

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Samantha in Europe, Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
8 Samantha in Europe
Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
New York Funk & Wagnalls Co. 1896 Hardcover Very Good++ No Dust jacket C. DeGrimm, Illustrator 
Very clean decorated cloth binding, with steamship at sea, tower of Pisa, Arc de Triomphe, soldiers, travelers on cover and spine in silver, gold, black and green. Unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. One tiny pin-point spot of wear to lower front corner tip. Binding is tight & square. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (small American Red Cross - Jersey City Chapter label at top left corner of front free endpaper). Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard, many illustrations throughout the book (C. DeGrimm, Illustrator). 714 pages. Date 1896 on title page, Copyright 1895 on copyright page. 021166

Price: 45.00 USD
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There are No Islands, Anymore: Lines Written in Passion and in Deep Concern for England, France and My Own Country, Millay, Edna St. Vincent
9 There are No Islands, Anymore: Lines Written in Passion and in Deep Concern for England, France and My Own Country
Millay, Edna St. Vincent
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1940 First Wraps Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean blue/green wraps with black lettering on cover (stapled binding). No chipping or creasing, a couple of very miniscule closed edge tears. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 10 pgs., set by hand in Bulmer type at the Golden Hind Press in Madison, New Jersey, printed and bound by the Haddon Craftsmen in Camden, NJ for Harper & Brothers. 011600

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Seacoast of Bohemia, Morley, Christopher
10 Seacoast of Bohemia
Morley, Christopher
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1929 First Hardcover Very Good+ fair Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page in dustjacket. Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with clean unchipped paper label on cover, yellow lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 68 pp. Illustrated in black & white. Jacket is a bit tattered with 1" chip at base of spine, shallow chipping to edges, browning and closed tears at spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019959

Price: 15.00 USD
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11 The Year Outdoors: A New Jersey Chronicle
Rodimer, Eva
New Brunswick, NJ Rutgers University Press 1966 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket Robert Bruce Horsfall, Illustrator 
Clean cloth boards done in two shades of green. No bumping or fraying, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Small old price in pen written on corner of half-title page. No other writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with drawings. 294 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has small chips, closed tears and edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The book follows nature through a year in North Jersey stressing birth, growth, and maturity of animate things and the adaptations that all life must make to seasonal change to assure survival of the species. 8vo. Nature. 010102

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Fingerprints of Armless Mike, Simpson, Thomas William
12 The Fingerprints of Armless Mike
Simpson, Thomas William
New York Warner Books 1996 0-446-51809-3 / 9780446518093 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean pale gray boards with red spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are clean and bright, small remainder mark to top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 390 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The main character robs his mother blind and slips away into the night. A novel of friendship, love and betrayal. 8vo. Fiction. 012897

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Turncoat Winter, Rebel Spring, St. George, Judith
13 Turncoat Winter, Rebel Spring
St. George, Judith
Philadelphia Chilton 1970 080195553X / 9780801955532 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition in clean original dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Signed by the author on front free endpaper: "Best wishes, Judith St. George." 165 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, corner price clip to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Two friends, Andrew Craig, a Scotch-Irish farmer's son, and Pike O'Toole, an Irish servant boy, who live in Mendham, New Jersey, during the Revolutionary war, find themselves caught up in the affairs of General Washington's army during the winter of 1779-80. 025150

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Beautiful Scenes of America - From Battery Park to the Golden Gate, Stoddard, John L.
14 Beautiful Scenes of America - From Battery Park to the Golden Gate
Stoddard, John L.
Saalfield Publishing Co. 1902 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition, with 1902 on title page and 1902 on copyright page. Size 11" x 13-1/2". Green cloth boards with black lettering and line border decoration on cover. Very small spot of wear to one lower spine corner. Faint soiling to spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned on front fixed endpaper. Vertical crease to front free endpaper. Full page photographs of scenes across America, including Niagara Falls, Grants Tomb, Golden Gate Bridge, West Point, various areas of New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, New England, New Jersey, Maryland, Bermuda, Savannah, Georgia, Florida, Colorado and more; also photos of Cuba, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada. Descriptions by John L. Stoddard. Unpaginated. (128 pages). 020134

Price: 80.00 USD
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Shake This Town, Williams, Robert V.
15 Shake This Town
Williams, Robert V.
New York Viking Press 1960 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with red lettering on spine. Hint of very light surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 373 pp. Clean jacket is not price clipped (4.50 on front inside flap), no chips, very slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel about prize-fighting, set in New Jersey. 019747

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