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A Decade of Collecting: An Exhibition Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco The Avery Brundage Collection
1 A Decade of Collecting: An Exhibition Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco The Avery Brundage Collection

San Francisco Asian Art Museum of San Francisco 1976 First Soft Cover Fine No Dust jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Gift Quality. No names, writing or marks. Pages and edges are clean. Softcover book with illustrated cover. No creasing, chipping or rubbing. The Avery Brundage Collection. 191 pgs. 8-1/2" x 11". . WARD01740

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My Favorite Stories of the Great Outdoors - Nature Lover's Treasury, Andrews, Roy Chapman (Editor)
2 My Favorite Stories of the Great Outdoors - Nature Lover's Treasury
Andrews, Roy Chapman (Editor)
New York Greystone Press 1950 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Light blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Hint of fading to board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Selected, and with an Introduction, by Roy Chapman andrews - noted explorer and naturalist and at the time, Honorary Director of the American Museum of Natural History. 404 pages. Clean dust jacket has short closed edge tears at folds, a few small edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A host of great nature stories by such great writers as William Beebe, Ernest Thompson Seton, Joseph Conrak, Louis Bromfield, Zane Grey, Jack London, John Muir, and many more. 023870

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The Story of Man in Yellowstone, Beal, Merrill D.
3 The Story of Man in Yellowstone
Beal, Merrill D.
Yellowstone Park, Wyoming Yellowstone Library and Museum Association 1960 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Revised Edition, SIGNED by author, in illustrated dustjacket. Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering and decoration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. Signed by author on the title page. 320 pp. with index. Illustrated with photographs, drawings and maps. Dustjacket is clean (hint of very faint soiling to rear panel), 1/4" chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A detailed and thorough history of the early explorers and later interesting development of Yellowstone Park. 020245

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Five Centuries of Tapestry from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Bennett, Anna G.
4 Five Centuries of Tapestry from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Bennett, Anna G.
Rutland, VT/Tokyo, Japan Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco/Charles E. Tuttle 1976 0-88401-019-8 / 9780884010197 First Soft Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Very clean and bright color illustrated softcover book. No chipping or creasing. No names, writing or marks. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Errata slip enclosed. 253 pgs. Beautifully illustrated exhibition catalog. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. WARD01569

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How the Other Half Lived: a People's Guide to American Historic Sites, Burnham, Philip
5 How the Other Half Lived: a People's Guide to American Historic Sites
Burnham, Philip
New York Faber & Faber 1995 0571198627 / 9780571198627 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Hardcover book (no edition stated) in original dust jacket. Brown boards with black cloth spine, unchipped gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 229 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has one short closed edge tear, hint of very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Examines the history of minorities, manual laborers, women and people of color at more than thirty historic sites, including: Litle Bighorn Battlefield; Horseshoe Bend, Alabama; Deerfield, Massachusetts; Plimoth Plantation, Plymouth, Massachusetts; West Mystic, Connecticut; Mount Vernon, Virginia; Somerset Place, Croswell, North Carolina; St. Augustine, Florida; The Alamo, Santonio, Texas; Women's Rights National Historic Park, Seneca Falls, NY; California State Railroad Museum, Sacramento, California...and more. 027897

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The Elvis Presley Museum Collection: June 18 & 19, 1994 in Las Vegas, San Francisco & Los Angeles, Butterfield & Butterfield
6 The Elvis Presley Museum Collection: June 18 & 19, 1994 in Las Vegas, San Francisco & Los Angeles
Butterfield & Butterfield
San Francisco Butterfield & Butterfield Auctioneers 1994 Paperback Very Good 
Catalogue from the Elvis Presley Museum Collection auction, held on June 18 & 19, 1994 in Las Vegas, San Francisco & Los Angeles by Butterfield & Butterfield Auctioneers. Beautifully illustrated with black & white and color photographs of the 606 items that were included in the auction. Includes Chronology and History of Important Names. 119 pages. Very clean catalog - no names, writing or marks. Slight edge wear to cover; no creasing or fading. Binding is tight and pages and edges are clean. Size is approx. 8-1/2" x 11. A must for any Elvis fan or collector - with intriguing information about Elvis, his family and associates, with excellent photographs and history of items throughout the catalog. 027725

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Air and Space: The National Air and Space Museum Story of Flight, Chaikin, Andrew
7 Air and Space: The National Air and Space Museum Story of Flight
Chaikin, Andrew
Bulfinch Press / Little Brown (and The National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution) 1997 0821220829 / 9780821220825 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Beautiful stated first edition in clean original dust jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with unchipped metallic lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 277 color and 199 black & white illustrations, mostly historic photographs from the storied history of aviation. 317 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Size of book is approximately 10-1/4" x 11-1/2". Gift quality. A spectacular illustrated chronicle that brings to lifew the entire saga of aviation and space flight. 027795

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8 The Birth of Photography: The Story of the Formative Years 1800-1900
Coe, Brian
New York Taplinger Publishing Company 1977 0-8008-0796-0 / 9780800807962 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First American Edition. Very clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square. Pages are clean and bright. No names or writing inside. Illustrated with beautiful black & white photographs. Written by the Curator of the Kodak Museum. 144 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, but does have indentations to front panel from someone writing on paper over the top of the book (no ink marks to dustjacket). Unnoticeable in new archival quality mylar cover. Approx 8" x 11". Photography. 004777

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Dinosaurs: An Illustrated History, Colbert, Edwin Harris
9 Dinosaurs: An Illustrated History
Colbert, Edwin Harris
Maplewood, New Jersey Hammond Incorporated (Demner) 1983 0843733322 / 9780843733327 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean solid book and dust jacket, includes large color folded map laid in by publisher of areas where dinosaur fossils are found around the world. Book size approx. 9" x 11". Very clean gray cloth boards with gold dinosaur on cover, crisp gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; previous owner gift inscription and bookplate on front free endpaper. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs, maps. 224 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap; gold seal from The American Museum of Natural History recommending the book on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A complete book on dinosaurs written clarity and style by Dr. Edwin H. Colbert, world-renowned scientist, teacher of paleontologist, and fossil hunter. 027140

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The American Journals of Lt. John Enys, Cometti, Elizabeth (editor)
10 The American Journals of Lt. John Enys
Cometti, Elizabeth (editor)
Adirondack Museum / Syracuse University Press 1976 0815601212 / 9780815601210 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean gold endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Preface by Harold K. Hochschild; Foreword by Julian P. Boyd. Black and white illustrations and maps (reproductions of period drawings, paintings, and engravings from sources in the U.S., Canada and Great Britain). 377 pages with index. Clean dustjacket has small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap; has small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021703

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Bird Homes - The Nests, Eggs and Breeding Habits of the Land Birds Breeding in the Eastern United States; With Hints on the Rearing and Photographing of Young Birds, Dugmore, A. Radclyffe
11 Bird Homes - The Nests, Eggs and Breeding Habits of the Land Birds Breeding in the Eastern United States; With Hints on the Rearing and Photographing of Young Birds
Dugmore, A. Radclyffe
New York Doubleday Page 1902 Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Beautiful old book with very light library markings (no markings to spine, binding or text block edges). Gilt top page edges. Attractive Rochester Museum bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Sleeve on rear fixed endpaper. Beige buckram cloth boards with leather title box with gold lettering on spine. Some chipping to edges and corners of leather label. No wear to cloth. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Beautifully illustrated with photographs in black & white and full color by the author. 183 pages with index. 025895

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Go In and Out the Window: An Illustrated Songbook For Children, Fox, Dan
12 Go In and Out the Window: An Illustrated Songbook For Children
Fox, Dan
New York Henry Holt and Co. / Metropolitan Museum of Art 1987 0805006281 / 9780805006285 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Like new first edition, first printing book and dust jacket. Clean glossy illustrated boards are bright and unworn. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean golden endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated in full color with treasured works of art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. 144 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Sixty-one classic childhood songs are imaginatively coupled with classic works of art, beautifully reproduced. Well-known songs like "My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean", Scarborough Fair", "Hush, Little Baby" and more. 027978

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Hard Alee - Cruising Foreign, Gardner, G. Peabody
13 Hard Alee - Cruising Foreign
Gardner, G. Peabody
Salem, Massachusetts Peabody Museum 1977 0875770525 / 9780875770529 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean book in original dust jacket. Beige cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers designed by Samuel H. Bryant. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dust jacket has fading to top edges and spine, no chips or tears, very small scrape (smaller than a pea) to spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An indefatigable sightseer and sailor, Peabody leads the reader through marketplaces and monasteries, temples and taverns, freely sharing his fund of classical Greek history,m literature, and mythology and his keen eye for colorful detail. Back aboard the boat, a refreshing swim, leisurely cocktails, and a memorable meal preface an exhilarating sail to the next glimpse of life and history in Grecian islands. 024963

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The Very Last Gambado, Gash, Jonathan
14 The Very Last Gambado
Gash, Jonathan
New York St. Martin's Press 1990 0312051751 / 9780312051754 First Hardcover Near Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean green boards with bright 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. 275 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Lovejoy is hired as a consultant for a movie about the robbery of London's British Museum--a crime that in the antiques game is the ultimate scam, the very last gambado. 018745

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The Very Last Gambado, Gash, Jonathan
15 The Very Last Gambado
Gash, Jonathan
New York St Martins Press 1990 0312051751 / 9780312051754 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition, with full number line on copyright page, in unclipped jacket. Clean green boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Light bumping to base of spine; corners tips are sharp and unworn. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 275 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Lovejoy works as a consultant for a movie about the robbery of London's British Museum and runs into trouble. 018407

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A Culinary Collection from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gillies, Linda
16 A Culinary Collection from the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gillies, Linda
New York Metropolitan Museum Of Art 1973 0870990810 / 9780870990816 First Unknown Fine 
Sturidily bound spiral cookbook with illustrated card covers. Covers and pages are clean, no names, writing or marks. No chipping or creasing. Contains recipes from the Members of the Board of Trustees and Staff of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Designed by Peter Oldenburg. Compiled by: Linda Gillies, Anita Muller, Pamela Patterson Edited by: Linda Gillies. Wonderful black and white illustrations. 173 pages with index. 027051

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Henry Walton - 19th Century American Artist - December 9, 1968 - January 4, 1969, Ithaca College Museum of Art
17 Henry Walton - 19th Century American Artist - December 9, 1968 - January 4, 1969
Ithaca College Museum of Art
Ithaca, NY Ithaca College Museum of Art 1968 First Paperback Fine Henry Walton 
Catalog from the first major exhibit of Walton's works which opened at Ithaca College's Museum of Art on December 9, 1968. Very clean catalog with color illustrated cover (illustrated with Walton's "View of Addison") and a mylar cover bound over that (stapled binding). No fading, creasing or chipping. As new. 76 pages. An article about the show from the Ithaca Journal (Saturday, December 7, 1968) is laid in, along with a Geneological Chart showing the descendants of Cruger, the son of Henry Walton. No one knows what Henry Walton looked like, but, because of his artistry, we know a great deal about what Ithaca and many other area places looked like in the 1830's and 1840's before photography existed. 027611

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From the Beginning: Archaeology and Art in the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Katz, Karl; P.P. Kahane; Magen Broshi
18 From the Beginning: Archaeology and Art in the Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Katz, Karl; P.P. Kahane; Magen Broshi
New York Reynal & Co./William Morrow 1968 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean ivory cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square. Decorated endpapers. No names, bookplates or writing inside. Beautifully illustrated with color plates. 286 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Gift Quality 10" x 7-3/4". Archaeology. 004898

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Talking to the Sun: An Illustrated Anthology of Poems for Young People, Koch, Kenneth
19 Talking to the Sun: An Illustrated Anthology of Poems for Young People
Koch, Kenneth
New York Metropolitan Museum of Art 1988 003005849X / 9780030058493 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean dust jacket. Clean glossy color illustrated boards - no bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean yellow endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Poems selected and introduced by Kenneth Koch and Kate Farrell. 112 pages with index of first lines. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, small price clip at top corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025720

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Talking to the Sun: An Illustrated Anthology of Poems for Young People, Koch, Kenneth and Kate Farrell
20 Talking to the Sun: An Illustrated Anthology of Poems for Young People
Koch, Kenneth and Kate Farrell
New York Metropolitan Museum Of Art, The 1985 0870994360 / 9780870994364 First Hardcover Very Good+ fine Jacket 
Second Printing, in clean unchipped dustjacket. Clean bright glossy illustrated boards. No bumping, no wear. Small previous owner name on front free endpaper. 112 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019710

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