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1 Images of the World

National Geographic Society 1981 First Cloth Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Beautifully clean silver cloth covered boards. Binding tight & square. Pages clean, no names, writing or bookplates inside. First Edition, limited to 405,000 copies. 326 fabulous photographs taken around the world in color and black and white. Clean dustjacket has minor edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Photography. WARD01090

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Suggested Unit Course in Concrete Form Construction for Beginners in Carpentry
2 Suggested Unit Course in Concrete Form Construction for Beginners in Carpentry

New York State Education Department 1942 First Spiral Binding Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean illustrated covers are spiral bound. No chipping, two very short closed edge tears to rear cover. 106 pgs. illustrated with diagrams and drawings. Pages are clean. No names, writing or marks. 8-1/2 x 11". Construction. 010712

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SAINT CROIX NOTES - River Mornings, Radio Nights, Adams, Noah
3 SAINT CROIX NOTES - River Mornings, Radio Nights
Adams, Noah
New York W W Norton & Co Inc 1990 0393029050 / 9780393029055 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition (and First Printing, with full number line), SIGNED by author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean purple boards with lighter purple cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: "To Gretchen - Someone who care about the weather - the animals and memories of the land - With Thanks - Noah 11/5/90." 221 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "This book is like bright, warm sunshine in the dead of a grey winter. Noah Adams can find the spirits in a river and in the woods and, describing them with freshness, making them ours. Saint Croix Notes is a powerful antidote to computers, telephones, and heavy traffic." - Clyde Edgerton (author of The Floatplane Notebooks). 025420

Price: 22.00 USD
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Romance and History of Time (Two Volume set, complete), Bailey, Rutherford
4 Romance and History of Time (Two Volume set, complete)
Bailey, Rutherford
Pittsburgh John M. Roberts & Sons 1922 First softcover Near Fine No Dust jacket Hugh Rankin; Harold DeLay 
Clean two-volume set. Decorated brown and black wraps with black lettering, stapled binding (size: 10" x 7-1/2"). No creasing or chipping. Pages are clean and unmarked. Illustrated with beautiful full-color plates which are reproductions of paintings of Hugh Rankin and Harold DeLay from the magazine series published under the title, "Through the Ages With Father Time." Volume I - 63 pp. Volume II - 59 pp. 020767

Price: 150.00 USD
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Servants of the Map, Barrett, Andrea
5 Servants of the Map
Barrett, Andrea
New York W. W. Norton & Company 2002 0393043487 / 9780393043488 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author, in unclipped dust jacket. Signed "Andrea Barrett" in ink on title page. Very clean beige marbled boards with gold print of author's signature on front and metallic lettering on spine, No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square. Pages, edges and endpapers are clean and bright with no writing or marks. Endpapers are textured dark green paper. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. 270 pgs. Servants of the Map, the title story, was selected for Best American Short Stories (2001) and Prize Stories: The O'Henry Awards (2001). "Ranging across two centuries, and from the western Himalaya to an Adirondack village, these wonderfully imagined stories and novellas travel the territories of yearning and awakening, of loss and unexpected discovery." By the author of "Ship Fever" (National Book Award) and "Voyage of the Narwhal." 023210

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The Voyage of the Narwhal, Barrett, Andrea
6 The Voyage of the Narwhal
Barrett, Andrea
New York W. W. Norton 1998 0-393-04632-X / 9780393046328 First Trade Paperback Fine No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
Clean bright trade paperback. No creasing, chipping or curling. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names or bookplates. SIGNED on title page by author (winner of 1996 National Book Award for SHIP FEVER. 397 pgs. + reading group guide at end of book. 8vo. Fiction. 009473

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The Story of Man in Yellowstone, Beal, Merrill D.
7 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

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Penderwicks - A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy, Birdsall, Jeanne
8 The Penderwicks - A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy
Birdsall, Jeanne
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2005 0375831436 / 9780375831430 Later printing Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
Later printing of the first edition in as new condition. Clean white boards with blue spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumpng or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with no names, writing or marks. 262 pages. Clean bright dust jacket with National Book Award gold seal on front panel; no wear, no tears, no chips, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025993

Price: 15.00 USD
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Gettysburg - The Pictures and the Story, Blocher, David
9 Gettysburg - The Pictures and the Story
Blocher, David
Gettysburg, PA Blocher's 1930 Revised Edition soft cover Near Fine 
Revised Edition (Twenty-second Edition). Very clean brown wraps with silk rope binding intact. Illustrated cover. No chipping or creasing; a few tiny closed edge tears. Oblong book (12" x 9-1/4"). Clean "spider-web" tissue guard at front and rear. 68 pages, illustrated with large black and white photographs. Information on the Gettysburg National Park, map of the Park, history of the battle, monuments, Lincoln's Gettysburg Address on back of rear panel. 021215

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Costa Rica National Parks (Parques Nacionales), Boza, Mario A.
10 Costa Rica National Parks (Parques Nacionales)
Boza, Mario A.
Incafo, Costa Rica 2004 848912745X / 9788489127456 First Unknown Fine Fine Jacket 
Beautifully clean book and dust jacket. Unfaded black cloth boards with gray 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. Illustrated with breath-taking full color photographs. 224 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. 026694

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The Majic Bus: An American Odyssey, Brinkley, Douglas
11 The Majic Bus: An American Odyssey
Brinkley, Douglas
Harcourt Brace 1993 0151556946 / 9780151556946 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean white boards with bright blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean map-illustrated endpapers - very small previous owner name and date neatly printed in corner of half-title page, very inconspicuous. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 513 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The travel adventures of a young history professor takes seventeen undergraduates across America in a learning-adventure-on-wheels, where the students learn by seeing and doing. The class visits 30 states and ten national parks, reads twelve books by great American writers, they see Bob Dylan in Seattle, gamble at a Vegas casino, dance to Bourbon Street jazz in New Orleans...and so much more. 027515

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Hell Of A Place To Lose A Cow: An American Hitchhiking Odyssey, Brookes, Tim
12 Hell Of A Place To Lose A Cow: An American Hitchhiking Odyssey
Brookes, Tim
Washington DC Adventure Press / National Geographic Society 2000 0792276833 / 9780792276838 First Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean white boards with blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with color photographs. 308 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderful cross-country American hitchhiking adventure by a regular essayist on National Public Radio's "Weekend Edition." 025103

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Ghosts of Tsavo - Tracking the Mythic Lions of East Africa, Caputo, Phillip
13 Ghosts of Tsavo - Tracking the Mythic Lions of East Africa
Caputo, Phillip
Washington DC National Geographic 2002 0792263626 / 9780792263623 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing, June, 2002 in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean toast brown boards with unfaded black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean gold endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs. 275 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024934

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Everest - Mountain Without Mercy, Coburn, Broughton
14 Everest - Mountain Without Mercy
Coburn, Broughton
National Geographic Society 1997 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Beautifully clean book and dust jacket, SIGNED by one of the climber's featured in the book. Large book - size approx. 9-1/2" x 12". Very clean, unfaded dark blue cloth boards with white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no previous owner markings. Introduction by Tim Cahill. Signed "Araceli" with a small drawing on page 32 next to Araceli Segarra's photo; again signed "Araceli" with a mountain drawing on page 233 next to her photograph. Beautifully illustrated with spectacular Imax camera images from the motion picture, "Everest." Afterword by David Breashears. 256 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Some additional Everest ephemera laid in. It took 2 years to perfect the specially modified IMAX camera and the team of photographers, filmmakers, scientists, and climbers who would work together to get it to the summit of Mt. Everest. It took two monthsto acclimate to the thin air and prepare for the final assault on the Death Zone--a region so high that without acclimatization, humans die within minutes. It took barely two terrifying days for the mountain to claim eight lives and turn the Everest Film Expedition team led by world-class mountaineer and award-winning filmmaker David Breashears, into eyewitnesses--and lifesavers--caught up in a tragedy that made headlines around the world. Here is a stunning portrait of the most majestic mountain on earth and a riveting firsthand account of the men and women who dare to challenge it. 026246

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The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead
15 The Underground Railroad
Colson Whitehead
New York Doubleday 2016 0385542364 / 9780385542364 Later printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Later printing of the First Edition in clean bright unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Black boards with cream white spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 306 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. This book won the Pulitzer Prize AND the National Book Award; circular seal for each appears on dust jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A magnficent story that chronicles a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. 026826

Price: 18.00 USD
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Pots Pans & Millions - A Study of Woman's Right to Be in Business; Her Proclivities and Capacity for Success, Cummings, Edith Mae
16 Pots Pans & Millions - A Study of Woman's Right to Be in Business; Her Proclivities and Capacity for Success
Cummings, Edith Mae
Washington DC National School of Business Science for Women 1929 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean brown cloth boards decorated with gold coins, pots and pans, gold lettering. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Frontispiece is photograph of the author. Illustrated with additional photographs. 376 pages. Clean dust jacket has several edge chips, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality remvoable mylar cover. A ground-breaking book on women, their intelligence, right and ability to be highly successful in business. 027036

Price: 50.00 USD
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In Good Hands: The Keeping of a Family Farm, Fish, Charles
17 In Good Hands: The Keeping of a Family Farm
Fish, Charles
New York Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1995 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean brown boards with small illustration on cover, black spine with gold lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 229 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The heart and soul of a vital segment of American life is presented in this book, from a time when the farmer felt himself at the very center of the national experience to his ambiguous position today. A vivid evocation of a way of life that is deeply rooted in our history and our spirits, but receding into the landscape. 8vo. Agriculture. 014034

Price: 18.00 USD
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Naked in Baghdad: The Iraq War as Seen By NPR's Correspondent, Garrels, Anne
18 Naked in Baghdad: The Iraq War as Seen By NPR's Correspondent
Garrels, Anne
New York Farrar Straus Giroux 2003 0-374-52903-5 / 9780374529031 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, signed by author. Maroon boards with maroon cloth spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Slight damp stain to rear board, no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. 222 pgs. Bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. As National Public Radio's senior foreign correspondent, Anne Garrels has covered conflicts in Chechnya, Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, and elsewhere. She is renowned for direct, down-to-earth, insightful reporting, and for her independent take on what she sees. 8vo. Middle East. 013256

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Handbook of Yosemite National Park - A Compendium of Articles on the Yosemite Region by the Leading Scientific Authorities, Hall, Ansel F.
19 Handbook of Yosemite National Park - A Compendium of Articles on the Yosemite Region by the Leading Scientific Authorities
Hall, Ansel F.
New York G. P. Putnam 1921 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Green ribbed cloth boards with white title box and green, white and black mountain-forest-stream decoration on cover, black lettering and tree on spine. Very tiny spots of surface wear to spine ends, no fraying, no wear-through. Extremely light soiling to rear board (slight loss of sheen in one area). Decoration and lettering is crisp, no wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Frontispiece illustration of Yosemite Valley with clean tissue guard; 27 additional full page illustrations (photographs). Fold-out map at rear of book in perfect condition. 347 pages with index. 025434

Price: 125.00 USD
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The Sea and the Ice: A Naturalist in Antarctica, Halle, Louis J.; National Audubon Society
20 The Sea and the Ice: A Naturalist in Antarctica
Halle, Louis J.; National Audubon Society
Boston Published In Cooperation With The National Audubon Society By Houghton Mifflin 1973 0395154707 / 9780395154700 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Printing - A" on copyright page, in clean dust jacket. Clean navy blue cloth boards with white heron and silver lettering on cover, silver and white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean map-decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Introduction by Les Line. Illustrated with photographs, maps and diagrams. 286 pages with index. Clean jacket is unfaded, no chips, hint of wear at top and bottom spine edges, small price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From "The Audubon Library", this is a naturalist's book, enhanced by the author's knowledge of the history, geography, and exploration of Antarctica. Halle's account is alive with the beauty, the astonishment, the uniqueness of the area, the birds of the sea, and the whales and other mammals of the sea and the ice. 021784

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