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1 Proceedings of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Ontario, N.Y. 1947

Shortsville, NY Enterprise Press 1947 Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean dark green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 431 pgs. with index. Fold-out chart in rear showing towns & cities, real estate values, tax rates, etc. 8vo. Upstate New York. 006693

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An Old Boy Remembers, Adams, John Quincy, D.D.
2 An Old Boy Remembers
Adams, John Quincy, D.D.
Boston Ruth Hill, Publisher 1935 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
Clean brown pebbled cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED by Adah N. Adams (author's wife): This books is presented to Mrs. Charles R. Thomas as a memorial to the love and esteem felt for her by the author and his wife. - Adah N. Adams - Aug. 30th, 1940". 125 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has corner chips, shallow loss at top and bottom of spine, a few closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Delightful reminiscenses of a once-typical American home still lit with candles and heated with open fires. 011817

Price: 35.00 USD
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3 The Fertile Crescent: Travels in the Footsteps of Ancient Science
Anderson, Clifford N.
New York Exposition Press 1968 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean yellow cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings, photographs and maps. 329 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with very light superficial rubbing to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The golden era of intellectual advancement - from before the sixth century B.C. through the fourth century A.D. Contributions made by Mesopotamia, Greece and Egypt to the miracles of modern science. 8vo. Ancient History. 011388

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A Man for the Ages: A Story of the Builders of Democracy, Bacheller, Irving
4 A Man for the Ages: A Story of the Builders of Democracy
Bacheller, Irving
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1919 Early Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Signed
Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Some fading to spine. Light corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by author on front flyleaf: "Introducing to Miss Marjorie O. Bronner the ladder climbers of (?) Hill and the good people of old Springfield - Irving Bacheller - 9-25-24 - Lake Placid Club, N.Y." 008209

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The Winter People: A Return to Cape Cod, Barnard, Charles N.
5 The Winter People: A Return to Cape Cod
Barnard, Charles N.
New York Dodd, Mead 1973 0396067808 / 9780396067801 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in fine condition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean golden cream endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated chapter headings. 173 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A lovely book. Author seeks the beauty of Cape Cod in the winter season, and discovers the people one may see but never know in the summer - the cranberry farmer, the fishing boat captain, the lighthouse keeper, the shellfish warden. Conversationally, they took him in, opened doors on stormy nights, made him understand things that summer people may never see and nevr know about the place they love. 025158

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6 A Rock in the Baltic
Barr, Robert
The Authors and Newspapers Association 1906 Special Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Hermann Heyer, Illust. 
Clean green cloth boards with white stamped lettering on cover, illustration of ship at sea on cover, blind-stamped lettering on spine. Some of the white lettering on cover is chipped. Tiny bit of wear to one corner (base of spine). Binding is tight, no cracking. Title page states: MacGreevey-Sleght-DeGraff Co. Special Edition for sale exclusively by us in Elmira, N.Y." Pages and edges are clean. Color frontis illustration with tissue guard, additional color plates by Hermann Heyer, facsimile page from manuscript. 321 pgs. 008634

Price: 6.00 USD
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7 The Thunderer: A Romance of Napoleon and Josephine
Barrington, E.
New York Dodd Mead & Co. 1927 First Hard Cover Near FIne No Dustjacket 
Very clean blue silk ribbed boards with gilt N and wreath on corner of front board, gilt lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated endpapers (Napoleon's army on the march). Frontispiece is color portrait of Josephine with tissue guard. A lovely book. 8vo. First Edition. 005041

Price: 10.00 USD
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Aucassin and Nicolette, Bourdillon, F. W.
8 Aucassin and Nicolette
Bourdillon, F. W.
London and Edinburgh T. N. Foulis 1920 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
1920 decorated binding (British) in original jacket. Small book (7" x 4-1/2"). Blue cloth boards with black decoration and lettering on cover, gold letteirng on spine. Slight fading at spine ends. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with gorgeous full color tipped-in illustrations from watercolor drawings by Marjorie Nash (eight illustrations). Deckled page edges. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper with date (1922). Small bookseller's ticket on lower rear pastedown from "The Booke Shop at 4 Market Square, Providence." 80 pages. Jacket has color paste-on illustration (unchipped) small edge chipping and one large chip at rear panel corner spine edge continuing to lower spine. Price on jacket front panel (3/6 net). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022446

Price: 50.00 USD
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Hoofmarks, Buyukmihci, Hope Sawyer
9 Hoofmarks
Buyukmihci, Hope Sawyer
Exeter, New Hampshire J N Townsend Publishing 1994 1880158051 / 9781880158050 First Unknown Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Printing, SIGNED by the author, in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers (very small tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper with intial "M"). Signed by author on the title page below her printed name: Hope Sawyer Buyukmihci" in blue pen. Illustrated with small page decorations at chapter headings. 233 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of the author's young life growing up in Watertown, New York in the early 1900's, surrounded by animals and nature, and her efforts to make her dream come true of having a horse. The story of how she and her beloved horse "Chub" worked together, skidding logs and plowing fields, is at the heart of this story. 026510

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The Gnomes book of Christmas crafts, Carol Endler Sterbenz
10 The Gnomes book of Christmas crafts
Carol Endler Sterbenz
New York Harry N. Abrams 1980 0810909677 / 9780810909670 First Unknown Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean cloth dust jacket with gnome pattern printed on it. Size of book is approx. 8" x 12". Clean bright color glossy boards are unworn. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, no names, writing or marks. Illustrated in full color. 160 pages with all fold-outs present and clean. Cloth dust jacket is clean and unworn. There are no other crafts books like this one. To begin with, the jacket itself is a crafts project--cut it up, sew and presto! You already have two gnomes of your own. Unique technical features include patterns in color and same-size patterns for the most complex projects. Many of the projects involve needlework; however, woodworking, soft sculpture, bookbinding, painting on fabric, cooking, pottery, and stained glass are also included. 026330

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11 Agatha Christie's Detectives - Five Complete Novels
Christie, Agatha
New York Avenel Books 1982 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Near Fine Jacket 
Hardcover book in clean original dust jacket. Five novels - complete and unabridged. Novels include: The Murder at the Vicarage; Dead Man's Folly; Sad Cypress; Towards Zero; N or M? Book has clean maroon cloth covers with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean, but tanned. 698 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025876

Price: 12.00 USD
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12 Sea Fever: The Making of a Sailor
Cleaves, Emery N.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1972 0-395-13643-1 / 9780395136430 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. No names, writing or bookplates. Pages and edges are clean and bright. 283 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has very slight edgewear, one 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Ships & Sailing. 009270

Price: 10.00 USD
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13 China Today and Her Ancient Treasures
Cohen, Joan Lebold and Jerome Alan Cohen
New York Harry N. Abrams, Inc. 1975 0-8109-0157-9 / 9780810901575 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean, lovely burgundy silk cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 399 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 357 illustrations, including 336 plates in full color. Folio. China. 007206

Price: 20.00 USD
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Lions 'N' Tigers 'N' Everything, Cooper, Courtney Ryley
14 Lions 'N' Tigers 'N' Everything
Cooper, Courtney Ryley
Boston Little Brown 1924 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Signed decorated binding (DD - Decorative Designers). Clean green cloth boards with animal illustrations and black lettering on cover and spine. Light surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Illustrated throughout with black & white photographs. Pages are clean and bright. Previous owner name and date (1924) on front free endpaper. 260 pgs. 007763

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Littlebits, Craine, Edith J. and Alberta N. Burton
15 Littlebits
Craine, Edith J. and Alberta N. Burton
Chicago / New York Rand McNally 1926 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean first edition (1926). Clean blue cloth boards with color paste-on illustration on cover (no chipping, fading or wear). Stamped gold lettering and line border on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very slight wear to spine corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with slight browning to blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Beautiful illustrations in color and black and white by Dorothy Lake Gregory. 133 pages. 026398

Price: 40.00 USD
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16 In Search of Human Nature: The Decline and Revival of Darwinism in American Social Thought
Degler, Carl N.
New York/Oxford Oxford University Press 1991 0-19-506380-5 / 9780195063806 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean green boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 400 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Social Science. 008535

Price: 12.00 USD
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Wild, Woolly & Wicked - The History of the Kansas Cow Towns and the Texas Cattle Trade, Drago, Harry Sinclair
17 Wild, Woolly & Wicked - The History of the Kansas Cow Towns and the Texas Cattle Trade
Drago, Harry Sinclair
New York Clarkson N. Potter 1960 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original dustjacket. Clean mauve cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name on half-title page; no other marks. 354 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very shallow chipping at top spine edge (under 1/16"), hint of very light rubbing. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Complete and accurate story of the hell-roaring Kansas cowtowns--the brief violent lives of Abilene, Ellsworth, Newton, Wichita, Caldwell and Dodge City. 018160

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The Harness Makers' Illustrated Manual, Fitz-Gerald, W. N.
18 The Harness Makers' Illustrated Manual
Fitz-Gerald, W. N.
Croton-on-Hudson, NY North River Press, Inc. 1977 0-88427-014-9 / 9780884270140 Reprint Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Reprint of the original manual first published in 1875. Very clean burgundly cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean burgundy endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 325 pgs. with many illustrations. Illustrated dustjacket has a few tiny spots, one tiny shallow chip at top rear spine corner (1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A practical guide for manufacturers and makers of harnesses and harness repair, with recipes for stains, varnishes and polishes, oils. 018933

Price: 45.00 USD
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The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come, Fox, John Jr.
19 The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come
Fox, John Jr.
New York Charles Scribner 1931 First Hardcover Very Good+ N. C. Wyeth, Illustrator 
First Edition for this publisher, with "A" on copyright page (Scribner Illustrated Classics for Young Readers). Clean unfaded black cloth boards with lovely and clean full color paste-on illustration by N. C. Wyeth. Bright unchipped gold lettering on spine. One tiny spot of wear to spine gutter at base. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with red top-stained upper page edges. Beautifully illustrated endpapers. Brief Christmas inscription from neatly penned on blank front fly leaf. Ten gorgeous full color illustrations by N. C. Wyeth, full color illustrated title page. 322 pages. 025342

Price: 100.00 USD
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The Mysterious Death of Dag Hammarskjold, Gavshon, Arthur L.
20 The Mysterious Death of Dag Hammarskjold
Gavshon, Arthur L.
New York Walker and Company 1962 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Very light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No previous owner names, writing or bookplates. 243 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (4.50 on front inside flap), has very shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/4"), very light rubbing, one very short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Explores the many puzzling circumstances attending the flight and crash of a DC-6B on September 17, 1961, with U.N. Secretary-General Dag Hammarskjold aboard. Hammarskjold was on a mission of peace for the Congo when the plane carrying him and 16 other people crashed in Rhodesia. Rumors persist that Hammarskjold's body was found with a bullet in his neck, along with other odd circumstances surrounding his death. 022932

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