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Captain Martha Mary, Abbott, Avery
1 Captain Martha Mary
Abbott, Avery
New York Century Co. 1912 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original jacket, decorated binding. "Published April 1912" on copyright page, 1912 on title page. Clean green cloth boards (decorated binding with yellow and brown sunflower decoration on cover). No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Beautifully penned brief previous owner inscription dated 1919 on front free endpaper. 211 pp. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. Original illustrated jacket has a few small chips, very light soiling, 1.00 net price on cover and spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019577

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Emperor of Ocean Park, Carter, Stephen L.
2 The Emperor of Ocean Park
Carter, Stephen L.
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2002 0-375-41363-4 / 9780375413636 First Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, signed by author. Clean unfaded red boards with black spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. No other marks, writing or bookplates. 657 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's first novel which won great reviews, this is a novel of suspense as well as a work of astute social observation. Set in two privileged worlds: the upper crust African American society of the eastern seaboard--old families who summer on Martha's Vineyard--and the inner circle of an Ivy League law school. 8vo. Fiction. 015567

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3 The Archivist
Cooley, Martha
Little Brown & Co. 1998 0-316-15872-0 / 9780316158725 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
326 pgs. Nr Fine in Fine DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Very clean and tight book, neat small bookplate on front free endpaper. Crisp, clean dust jacket, not price clipped and unchipped.Modern First Edition. 002870

Price: 10.00 USD
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The American Country Girl, Crow, Martha Foote
4 The American Country Girl
Crow, Martha Foote
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1915 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing (Published September, 1915). Clean decorated American trade binding, with fifteen illustrations from photographs. Green cloth boards with red, white and black illustration on cover, white lettering on cover and spine. Faintest hint of soiling; tiny pin-head size spot of wear to bottom edge of front board. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Author inscription at top edge of front free endpaper ("Presented to Jessica B. Jones by the author 1915). Frontispiece photograph with tissue guard. 367 pages with bibliography. 024311

Price: 85.00 USD
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Elsie Dinsmore, Finley, Martha
5 Elsie Dinsmore
Finley, Martha
Chicago M. A. Donohue n.d. Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. No publication date, circa 1900. Green cloth boards with black and orange illustration on cover, black lettering and black and orange illustration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Black and white frontis illustration, illustrated title page. 395 pages + five pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book (vertical crease to last two pages of publisher's advertising). 022593

Price: 15.00 USD
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Screen Doors and Sweet Tea: Recipes and Tales from a Southern Cook, Foose, Martha Hall
6 Screen Doors and Sweet Tea: Recipes and Tales from a Southern Cook
Foose, Martha Hall
Clarkson Potter 2008 0307351408 / 9780307351401 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition with number line beginning with "2". Very clean book and dust jacket. Red boards with white lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear - as new condition. Binding is tight and square. All pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful full color photographs. 248 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027616

Price: 25.00 USD
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Eat Like a Wild Man - 110 Years of Great Sports Afield Recipes, Gray, Rebecca
7 Eat Like a Wild Man - 110 Years of Great Sports Afield Recipes
Gray, Rebecca
Minoqua, Wisconsin Willow Creek Press 1997 1572230886 / 9781572230880 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings. 302 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unworn, not price clipped (25.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "Becky Gray is Martha Stewart with a shotgun." - P. J. O'Rourke 025388

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Five Bells and Bladebone, Grimes, Martha
8 The Five Bells and Bladebone
Grimes, Martha
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1992 0316328898 / 9780316328890 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page in clean unchipped dustjacket. Clean green boards with rust brown cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 299 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A murder mystery set in England begins when a dismembered corpse is found in the compartments of a precious antique desk. 020201

Price: 15.00 USD
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Country Editor, Hough, Henry Beetle
9 Country Editor
Hough, Henry Beetle
Garden City, NY Doubleday Doran 1940 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 325 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge (max. 1/4"), a few very small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of the twenty years author served as editor and publisher of the "Vineyard Gazette" founded in 1846 (Martha's Vineyard). 025115

Price: 35.00 USD
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Soundings at Sea Level, Hough, Henry Beetle
10 Soundings at Sea Level
Hough, Henry Beetle
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1980 0-395-29165-8 / 9780395291658 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Donald Carrick, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with bright silver author initials on cover, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 241 pgs. Unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slight corner wear, a few short closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The fabled editor of the Vineyard Gazette shares the adventures and landmark battles of his 83rd year. 6" x 8-1/2". New England. 017064

Price: 15.00 USD
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A World in Flames - The History of World War II, Hoyle, Martha Byrd
11 A World in Flames - The History of World War II
Hoyle, Martha Byrd
New York Atheneum 1970 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean dark blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine, blind-stamped author initials on cover. Slight fading to edges. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 356 pgs. with index. Illustrated with maps. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has very short closed edge tears ata top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This one-volume history of the Second World War is a concise, forthright battle-by-battle account. A narrative of action, the book dwells on what happened more than on why it happened. Well documented, with many maps detailing the military operations. 017543

Price: 30.00 USD
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Aunt Martha's Corner Cupboard, Kirby, Mary and Elizabeth
12 Aunt Martha's Corner Cupboard
Kirby, Mary and Elizabeth
Philadelphia Henry Altemus 1898 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Lovely clean decorated cloth boards with clean unchipped paper label on cover, paper label on spine (a little wear to right margin of spine label). Color illustrated cloth is unworn. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. No other marks. 164 pages with sixty illustrations, including full color frontispiece illustration ("A Chinese School"). 16 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Copyright 1898. 024847

Price: 20.00 USD
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InterCourses: An Aphrodisiac Cookbook, Martha Hopkins; Randall Lockridge
13 InterCourses: An Aphrodisiac Cookbook
Martha Hopkins; Randall Lockridge
Terrace Publishing 1997 0965327507 / 9780965327503 Later printing Unknown 
Later printing in clean dust jacket (as new condition). Clean color illustrated boards are unfaded, unworn. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean rust red endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautiful full color enticing photographs and recipes. 144 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Erotic yet elegant, this cookbook covers 17 sensual foods ranging from traditional aphrodisiacs like oysters and honey to lesser-known--but just as potent--black beans and pine nuts. 025925

Price: 22.00 USD
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14 Danger: Great Stories of Mystery and Suspense from the Saturday Evening Post
Miscellaneous
Curtis Publishing Co. 1967 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying, mere hint of superficial corner wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Yellow endpapers are clean, with previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. 368 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at spine edges, short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Exciting stories of murder and intrigue by Agatha Christie, Geoffrey Household, Martha Albrand, Shirley Jackson, Richard Stern, and others. 8vo. Mystery. 010893

Price: 20.00 USD
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Wild Geese, Ostenso, Martha
15 Wild Geese
Ostenso, Martha
New York Dodd Mead 1926 First Hardcover Near Fine Fair to Good Jacket 
Eleventh printing in original unclipped jacket. Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - H.a.H. - H. A. Hofman). Very clean gray-beige cloth boards with orange and black decoration (geese flying past an orange sun).Orange lettering on cover, black lettering and small orange and black decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean beautifully decorated endpapers. No previous owner markings. 356 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has small edge chips and creasing at edges of front panel, two large corner chips on rear panel, pea-size chip on spine, 1/4" chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Wild Geese is widely recognized as a milestone in the development of modern realist fiction. Set on the windswept prairies, it is a story of love and tyranny, of destruction and survival, told with vigour and lyric beauty. It is also a poignant evocation of loneliness, which, like the call of the wild geese, is beyond human warmth, beyond tragedy, “an endless quest.” 022763

Price: 32.00 USD
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New World A-Coming: Inside Black America, Ottley, Roi
16 New World A-Coming: Inside Black America
Ottley, Roi
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1943 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, signed by author. Very clean, unfaded rust brown cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. Clean beautifully color illustrated endpapers. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED by author with date on title page: "For Martha and Moses with warmest personal regards - Sincerely, Roi Ottley 5/49". Dustjacket is clean and bright with some age-toning to rear panel, is not price clipped, has small chips at spine edges and top corner tips, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A scarce and important book on African American life in the United States. 011374

Price: 120.00 USD
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Outdoor Pleasures: Picnics, Parties, and Portable Feasts, Sahatjian, Elizabeth
17 Outdoor Pleasures: Picnics, Parties, and Portable Feasts
Sahatjian, Elizabeth
New York Stewart Tabori & Chang 1985 0941434710 / 9780941434713 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean book in original unclipped dust jacket. Dove gray cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, white lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with 155 full color illustrations, with photographs by Richard Jeffery. 150 delicious recipes for eating outdoors any time of year. Introduction by Martha Stewart. 240 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026941

Price: 22.00 USD
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18 Buying and Renovating a House in the City
Stanforth, Deirdre & Martha Stamm
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1972 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square. No names, writing or bookplates. Pages are clean and bright. 400 pgs. plus index. Illustrated with photographs, drawings and maps. Dustjacket has one small chip at top of rear panel corner (smaller than a pea), very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A complete guide on finding, buying and renovating a house in the city (this book even tells you where to look for bargains in all the larger U.S. cities). 8vo. Old Houses. 007100

Price: 14.00 USD
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The Outer Lands: A Natural History Guideto Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Block Island and Long Island, Sterling, Dorothy
19 The Outer Lands: A Natural History Guideto Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Block Island and Long Island
Sterling, Dorothy
New York The Natural History Press 1967 Second Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Winifred Lubell, Illustrator 
Very clean color illustrated cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean map illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 189 pgs. with illustrations by Winifred Lubell. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, corner price clip to front inside flap, horizontal wrinkle to top rear edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Ideal book for both the naturalist and non-naturalist to carry on a walk and to thumb through, to find a picture of what we see, and to read a simple and clearly written definition and description of the plants and animals of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Block Island, and Long Island--the Outer Lands. 8vo. Natural History. 015359

Price: 15.00 USD
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Martha Stewart's New Old House, Stewart, Martha
20 Martha Stewart's New Old House
Stewart, Martha
New York Clarkson Potter 1992 0517577011 / 9780517577011 First Hardback Very Good+ near fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Gold cloth boards with small blind-stamped image of a house on cover, white lettering on spine. Faint water-stain to lower corner (about 1" on front and rear spine corner). No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs by Mathieu Roberts. 288 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (45.00/55.00 on front inside flap), no chips, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Restoration, renovation, decoration and landscaping of a beautiful old two story Federal-style Connecticut farmhouse. If you are interested in the step by step renovation of an old house, from foundation to electrical, heating and cooling to decoration, furnishing and landscaping, this is it! 027653

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