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Ribbon Of Sand: The Amazing Convergence Of The Ocean And The Outer Banks, Alexander, John and James Lazell
1 Ribbon Of Sand: The Amazing Convergence Of The Ocean And The Outer Banks
Alexander, John and James Lazell
Chapel Hill, North Carolina Algonquin Books 1992 0945575327 / 9780945575320 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue paper-covered boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with maps and drawings. 238 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (18.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022845

Price: 15.00 USD
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Little America: Town at the End of the World, Carter, Paul Allen
2 Little America: Town at the End of the World
Carter, Paul Allen
New York Columbia University Press 1979 0231046820 / 9780231046824 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with crisp white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs, map. 301 pages with index. Dustjacket is not price clipped (15.95 on front inside flap), slight age-toning, a little wear to paper at corner tips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a tiny community perched on the edge of the vast wasteland of Antarctica. There, in 1929, the first Americans to set foot on that continent built the first Little America as a base for Richard E. Byrd's historic flight over the South Pole. Their experiences in the bitter, sunless Antarctic winter--and the later history of Little America until its abandonment in 1959--make up a exciting adventure set in the closest thing on Earth to outer space. 022638

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In Advance of the Landing: Folk Concepts of Outer Space, Curran, Douglas
3 In Advance of the Landing: Folk Concepts of Outer Space
Curran, Douglas
New York / London Abbeville Press 2001 0789207087 / 9780789207081 Updated and Expanded Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Updated and Expanded Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Foreword by Tom Wolfe. Liberally illustrated with full color and black & white photographs. 144 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fascinating book that shows with compassionate insight how deeply man's longing for extraplanetary contact is felt. Over the course of eight years, Douglas Curran traveled across the North American continent and recorded--in sympathetic words and perceptive photographs--the ideas and experiences of individuals whose obsession with outer space inspired them to create elaborate homemade spaceships and even more elaborate belief systems. 027845

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Around the Capital with Uncle Hank - Recorded Together with Many Pictures, Fleming, Thomas
4 Around the Capital with Uncle Hank - Recorded Together with Many Pictures
Fleming, Thomas
New York The Nutshell Publishing Co. 1902 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Brown pebbled cloth boards with decorated binding (silver capital building and lettering on cover, silver lettering and small decoration on spine). Nice, solid book. Clean, with some fading to front board right edge, faint moisture stain to rear outer board edge. A few tiny spots of wear at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with decorated front fixed endpaper. Illustrated with hundreds of excellent drawings by the author, including sketch from life of President Theodore Roosevelt, and comical sketches and cartoons of many other politicians and scenes of the era. 316 pages. 021592

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5 Islands at the Edge of Time: A Journey to America's Barrier Islands
Hansen, Gunnar
Island Press 1993 1-55963-251-8 / 9781559632515 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean brown boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 222 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings and maps. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Travel. 010979

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The Sky at Night - Your Guide to the Heavens - A complete interactive kit, Kerrod, Robin
6 The Sky at Night - Your Guide to the Heavens - A complete interactive kit
Kerrod, Robin
New Burlington Books 2000 1861552297 / 9781861552297 Paperback Fine 
Complete boxed kit including spiral bound books: Mapping the Skies; The Star Guide; plus a flashlight with red light for reading maps during night-time fieldwork; a planisphere. All parts are present, clean and unworn. Written by renowned astronomy author, Robin Kerrod, a Fellow of Britain's Royal Astronomical Society. A wonderful set of tools for any child or adult interested in learning about the night sky. 024251

Price: 25.00 USD
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Hustler Joe, Porter, Eleanor H.
7 Hustler Joe
Porter, Eleanor H.
New York George H. Doran 1924 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean near fine dustjacket. "A" present on copyright page indicating first printing. Book is very clean, unfaded, unworn, with clean unchipped paste-on color illustration on cover. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 318 pp. Clean dustjacket with price on spine (2.00 net) is unchipped, with a few tiny closed edge tears, and still has it's orginal outer glassine wrapper (tattered). Dustjacket now enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020192

Price: 95.00 USD
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Comet, Sagan, Carl and Ann Druyan
8 Comet
Sagan, Carl and Ann Druyan
New York Random House 1985 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean, unclipped jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with unchipped red and gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean color illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 398 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. THE book on comets, written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Carl Sagan and his longtime collaborator, Ann Druyan. Lavishly illustrated throughout with photographs and dozens of specially commissioned full-color paintings, with special focus on Halley's Comet. 018398

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The Outer Lands: A Natural History Guideto Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Block Island and Long Island, Sterling, Dorothy
9 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

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The Outer Banks of North Carolina, Stick, David
10 The Outer Banks of North Carolina
Stick, David
Chapel Hill, NC University of North Carolina Press 1958 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Frank Stick, Illustrator 
Second printing of the first edition, SIGNED by the author, in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with gold ship on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean map-illustrated endpapers (small beautifully penned previous owner name at lower corner of front free endpaper). Signed by the author on half-title page: "David Stick". Illustrated by the author's father, Frank Stick. 352 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has light surface rubbing and edge wear, a few short closed edge tears and tiny edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An engaging history of the Outer Banks from 1584-1958. 028036

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Outer Banks of North Carolina: 1584-1958, Stick, David
11 The Outer Banks of North Carolina: 1584-1958
Stick, David
Chapel Hill University of North Carolina Press 1958 First Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in original jacket. Dark gray cloth boards with silver illustration and blue lline decoration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Signed "David Stick" on the half-title page. Illustrated by Frank Stick. 352 pages with index. Dust jacket front flap is separated at flap fold, price clipped at upper corner with small previous owner name in light ink; jacket is lightly rubbed with short closed edge tears and associated small creases. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The history and geology of the Outer Banks of North Carolina, which played a significant and often romantic role in the history of North Carolina and the United States. 022324

Price: 25.00 USD
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An Isle in the Water, Tynan, Katharine (Mrs. H. A. Hinkson)
12 An Isle in the Water
Tynan, Katharine (Mrs. H. A. Hinkson)
London Adam and Charles Black 1896 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Second printing ("Published September 185. Reprinted January 1896" on copyright page.) Decorated cloth binding (British) with dark green and gold decoration, gold dolphin motif across lower edge of cover and spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. Hint of foxing to cover and very light browning to spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, no names, writing or marks. Chipping to a few page outer margins from rough opening. 221 pages + two pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022247

Price: 55.00 USD
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13 Extraterrestial Biology
Young, Richard S.
New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1966 03-048200-3 Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Very small (return address size) previous owner label inside front cover under dustjacket flap. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. 119 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Space Exploration. 007280

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