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The Stone Mason of Tor House - The Life and Times of Robinson Jeffers, Bennett, Melba Berry
1 The Stone Mason of Tor House - The Life and Times of Robinson Jeffers
Bennett, Melba Berry
New York The Ward Ritchie Press 1966 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Very clean book SIGNED by the author in original unclipped jacket. Later printing (no statement of edition). Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, gold letteirng on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and signed on front free endpaper by author: "For Dan McCall - Warm Regards, Melba Berry Bennett." Foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell. 264 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (10.00 on front inside flap), very slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. First full-length biography of Robinson Jeffers, one of the great American poets. 022152

Price: 40.00 USD
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2 Seeing More Things
Brown, John Mason
McGraw-Hill 1948 Cloth Bds Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
347 pgs. Fine Grey cloth, gold lettering & decoration. No dustjacket, but protected in mylar cover. 8vo. 001203

Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Seeing Things
Brown, John Mason
McGraw-Hill 1946 Cloth Bds Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
341 pgs. Fine Grey cloth, gold lettering. No dustjacket, but protected in mylar cover. 001204

Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Still Seeing Things
Brown, John Mason
McGraw-Hill 1950 Cloth Bds Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
335 pgs. Fine No dustjacket, but protected in mylar cover. 001205

Price: 10.00 USD
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A Basket of Herbs: A Book of American Sentiments, Campbell, Mary Mason, Deborah Greeley, Priscilla Sawyer Lord, Elisabeth W. Morss (editors)
5 A Basket of Herbs: A Book of American Sentiments
Campbell, Mary Mason, Deborah Greeley, Priscilla Sawyer Lord, Elisabeth W. Morss (editors)
Brattleboro/Lexington The Stephen Green Press 1983 0-8289-0500-2 / 9780828905008 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket Tasha Tudor, Illustrator 
Very clean green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 185 pgs. with original black & white drawings, color frontispiece and dustjacket by Tasha Tudor. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny chip and 1/4" closed tear at base of spine, mere hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A book which praises over sixty herbs and their significance--quotes, poetry, and age-old advice on practical and medicinal uses. 6-1/2 x 7-1/2". Gardening. 010993

Price: 50.00 USD
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Sixteen Famous British Plays, Cerf, Bennett A. and Van H. Cartmell (editors)
6 Sixteen Famous British Plays
Cerf, Bennett A. and Van H. Cartmell (editors)
New York Modern Library 1943 Early printing Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket 
Modern Library no. G63 in dust jacket. Complete and Unabridged. Toledano binding no. G4. Gray cloth boards with green title box on spine, green and gold oval torchbearer symbol on cover and spine. No fraying or wear, slight age-toning. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Black top-stained upper text block edges. Introduction by John Mason Brown. 1000 pages. Dust jacket is clean but has edge chipping and closed tears, corner crease. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Plays include The Corn is Green, Mr. Pim Passes By, The Green Goddess, Outward Bound, The Green Bay Tree, The Importance of Being Earnest, What Every Woman Knows, and MORE. 027162

Price: 10.00 USD
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Splintered Darkness, Chisolm, William Mason
7 Splintered Darkness
Chisolm, William Mason
Brooklyn, NY Trilon Press 1953 First Hardcover Good+ no dustjacket Signed
First Edition, inscribed and signed by author. Blue paper-covered boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. Sunning to spine and edges. Spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Merrell Lorothra (sp?) and the children. Expressing thanks for the courtesies extended over the years. Blessings Always, Bill - William Mason Chisolm - December 14, 1953." 86 pages. 022859

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Beast and the Monk: A Life of Charles Kingsley, Chitty, Susan
8 The Beast and the Monk: A Life of Charles Kingsley
Chitty, Susan
New York Mason Charter 1975 0-88405-121-8 / 9780884051213 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean lavender endpapers with family tree. No names, writing or bookplates. 317 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, no chips, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A cleric who rose to become chaplain to Queen Victoria and tutor to the Prince of Wales, Charles Kingsley was a contentious theologian who inspired the phrase "muscular Christianity" and so nettled Cardinal Newman that the "Apologia" was written to silence him. He was also an amateur scientist, a historian and a poet. 8vo. Biography. 012878

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Learning to Garden, Gunnison, Olive Mason
9 Learning to Garden
Gunnison, Olive Mason
New York Funk & Wagnalls 1948 Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with yellow watering can on cover, yellow lettering and decoration on spine. Tiny bumps to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 388 pgs. with illustrations by Anne Seaman. A comprehensive book on how to garden (flowers and vegetables), with clear information and drawings. 018809

Price: 10.00 USD
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How to Know the Lichens, Hale, Mason E.
10 How to Know the Lichens
Hale, Mason E.
Dubuque, Iowa Wm. C. Brown Company 1969 0-697-04823-3 / 9780697048233 Spiral_bound Very Good+ 
Paperback with card covers, sturdy metal spiral binding. Clean covers and pages. No creasing or chipping. Small previous owner name and address neatly penned on back of front cover in corner. Color frontispiece illustration. Additional illustrations in black and white on every page. 226 pages with index. From the "Pictured Key Nature Series." 028329

Price: 20.00 USD
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Shakespeare's Hidden Life: Shakespeare at the Law 1585-1595, Knight, W. Nicholas
11 Shakespeare's Hidden Life: Shakespeare at the Law 1585-1595
Knight, W. Nicholas
New York Mason Lipscomb 1973 0-88405-003-3 / 9780884050032 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition. Clean unfaded brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean red endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 325 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one very short closed edge tear at top of rear panel, very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A study of the "lost years" of Shakespeare's life, from 1585 to 1595 when he was 21 to 31 years of age. 8vo. Biography. 016710

Price: 25.00 USD
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Youth in the Saddle, Lyon, W. E.
12 Youth in the Saddle
Lyon, W. E.
New York A. S. Barnes & Co. 1955 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with bright gold 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. 255 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean dustjacket is price clipped at lower corner of front inside flap, unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An inseparable companion for all young riders. Expert contributors include Pat Smythe, Jack Talbot Ponsonby, Diana Mason, Josephine Pullein-Thompson and more. 017489

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Witness for the Defence, Mason, A.E.W.
13 The Witness for the Defence
Mason, A.E.W.
London Hodder & Stoughton 1913 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Hardcover first edition with black lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Blue cloth boards are quite clean (one tiny faint white spot to cover, smaller than a dried pea), binding is tight and square. Light surface wear to spine edges, no fraying. Pages and edges are clean, with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates - slight browning to endpapers and a little dust-speckling to text block foreedge. Hinges are sound - no cracking. 312 pages. 028315

Price: 30.00 USD
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Surgeon's Log, Mason, Andrew V., M.D.
14 Surgeon's Log
Mason, Andrew V., M.D.
North Quincy, MA The Christopher Publishing House 1980 8158-0394-X First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean burgundy cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Helen - and her fine food. Happy Reading - Andrew V. Mason." 395 pgs. An account of the workings of a hospital, its patients and medical practitioners from a surgeon's point of view. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, spine is sun-faded, one 1" closed tear at spine fold, light wear at corners and top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007753

Price: 25.00 USD
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Shiloh and Other Stories, Mason, Bobbie Ann
15 Shiloh and Other Stories
Mason, Bobbie Ann
New York Harper & Row 1982 0-06-015062-9 / 9780060150624 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Author's first book. Clean black boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright; clean endpapers with no writing or marks. Clean dustjacket is unfaded, not price clipped, with tiny closed tear at top spine edge, very minimal edgewear to base of spine. 247 pgs. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A collection of stories about the people of Kentucky. 8vo. Fiction. 014172

Price: 45.00 USD
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Last Settlers, Mason, Charles; Brice, Jennifer
16 Last Settlers
Mason, Charles; Brice, Jennifer
Pittsburgh, PA Duquesne University Press 1998 0820702900 / 9780820702902 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black & white plates. Photographs by Charles Mason. 171 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, unclipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book documenting the lives of two twentieth century pioneer families in the Alaskan wilderness. 018594

Price: 15.00 USD
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Samuel Johnson: His Words and His Ways - What He Said, What He Did, and What Men Thought and Spoke Concerning Him, Mason, E. T.
17 Samuel Johnson: His Words and His Ways - What He Said, What He Did, and What Men Thought and Spoke Concerning Him
Mason, E. T.
New York Harper & Brothers 1879 Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Maroon cloth boards with stamped gilt lettering on cover and spine. Some wear-through to corner tips. Slight surface wear to spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, no foxing. Clean black endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 319 pgs. with index + advertising. 011821

Price: 25.00 USD
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Golden Admiral, Mason, F. van Wick
18 Golden Admiral
Mason, F. van Wick
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1953 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Good+ Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Maps on endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 435 pgs. Dustjacket is very lightly soiled, not price clipped, has some edge and corner chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel of Sir Francis Drake and the Armada. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 009553

Price: 10.00 USD
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Roads to Liberty, Mason, F. Van Wyck
19 Roads to Liberty
Mason, F. Van Wyck
Boston Little, Brown 1972 0316549304 / 9780316549301 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with silver decoration on cover, gold lettering with gold and silver decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with sketches by John Alan Maxwell. 752 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has short closed tear at top spine corner. Jacket design by John Alan Maxwell; nice photo of author on rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In over sixty books, translated into fifteen languages, F. van Wyck Mason has won a wide and loyal audience as one of America's finest historical novelists. This book combines four of F. van Wyck Mason's highly popular historical novels into one volume, comprising a panorama of life in the colonies during the American Revolution. Stories incluide: Three Harbors; Stars on the Sea; Wild Horizon; Eagle in the Sky. 024878

Price: 50.00 USD
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Miney and the Blessing, Mason, Miriam E.
20 Miney and the Blessing
Mason, Miriam E.
New York MacMillan 1961 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Dorothy Bayley Morse, Illustrator 
Stated First Printing. Clean unfaded green boards with black lettering and small illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 157 pgs. Illustrations by Dorothy Bayley Morse. Clean illustrated dustjacket has corner clipping to front inside flap but original price (3.25) is still intact, no chipping, a few very short closed edge tears, light scratches to rear panel. Author's photo on rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A story about a nine-year old girl in 1861 and her life during the early years of the American Civil War. 8vo. Children's. 015963

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