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Radio Telephony for Amateurs, Ballantine, Stuart
1 Radio Telephony for Amateurs
Ballantine, Stuart
Philadelphia David McKay 1923 Second edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Second edition in scarce original dust jacket. Clean ribbed burgundy cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear through - very small bump at base of rear board. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with small previous owner name and date neatly stamped on front free endpaper. No other marks. Thoroughly illustrated with drawings and photographs. 296 pages with index. Scarce dust jacket Has a few tiny shallow chips at top spine edge, a few short closed edge tears, very minimal soiling, small surface scrape to lower spine; front panel illustrated with photo of man sitting in an old radio room speaking into a hand-held microphone. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024802

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2 The Great Outdoors: A Book about Gardening, Star Gazing, Mountain Climbing and Other Pleasures of Nature
Barash, David P.
New York Lyle Stuart 1989 0-9194-0496-5 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean brown boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, no names or writing inside. 251 pgs. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, has one tiny (under 1/16") closed tear at bottom edge of spine. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Nature. 005953

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Sea of Adventure, Blyton, Enid
3 The Sea of Adventure
Blyton, Enid
New York Macmillan 1948 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Stuart Tresilian, Illustrator 
First American edition ("First Printing" stated on copyright page), in original unclipped jacket. Clean pale blue-green boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of light surface wear to tip corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian. 220 pages. Illustrated jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), very shallow chipping at top and bottom of spine edges, very small corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022142

Price: 200.00 USD
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4 T. Tembarom
Burnett, Frances Hodgson
New York The Century Co. 1913 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Charles S. Chapman, Illustrator 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Signed binding - BS - Bertha Stuart. Clean brown cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration on cover, gilt lettering on spine. Very light corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Previous owner name on front free endpaper. 518 pgs. 008711

Price: 12.00 USD
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Gazella, Cloete, Stuart
5 Gazella
Cloete, Stuart
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1958 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with "First Printing" stated on copyright page, in unclipped original jacket. Clean unfaded blue/black marbled boards with clean black spine, blue lettering on spine. Very tiny bump to lower corner of front board near spine, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean top-stained page edges. No names, writing or bookplates, very faint offset (shadow) to front endpapers from newspaper clipping). 275 pgs. Unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, slight wear to corners and one 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fast-moving story set in Africa, of four strangely assorted people in the forced intimacy ofthe bush, and ofthe elephant Chimboro whose living body was believed to contain the spirits of all the great chiefs of the Zulu and Matabele nations. 018469

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The African Giant: The Story of a Journey, Cloete, Stuart
6 The African Giant: The Story of a Journey
Cloete, Stuart
London Collins 1956 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (illustrated with maps); no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black & white photographs & maps. 448 pgs. with index. Dustjacket has small corner price clip at lower front inside flap edge, a few tiny edge chips and very short closed edge tears, clean except for faint shallow water mark to upper spine corner of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Africa. 015139

Price: 22.00 USD
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The Fiercest Heart, Cloete, Stuart
7 The Fiercest Heart
Cloete, Stuart
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1960 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean and bright orange boards decorated with red and gold dots, clean unfaded black cloth spine with bright orange lettering. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean black endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 435 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), very nice portrait of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This novel tells the story of the great Boer trek of the 1830's in which ten thousand Boers -- men, women and children -- left the security of the Cape Colony and drovethemselves like a spear into the emptiness of Africa, living in their tented wagons, eating the game they shot, marking with the graves of their dead the outspans where they rested, the road with the bleached bones of their livestock. 026525

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West with the Sun, Cloete, Stuart
8 West with the Sun
Cloete, Stuart
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1962 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with crisp black lettering on spine. Mere hint of slight surface wear at base spine corners, no fraying, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, with clean endpapers (illustrated with maps). No names, writing or marks. 381 pgs. Clean color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears; some light rubbing. Photo of author and his wife on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a journey around the world--the slow way by freighter through the Canal west to the Orient and still west toward home. A story of wild seas, beautiful women, exotic plants, birds and butterflies; of beauty and starvation side by side. 8vo. Adventure. 015654

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Soldiering on the Job, Core, Sue
9 Soldiering on the Job
Core, Sue
Dobbs Ferry, NY Clermont Press 1937 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket S. Gunnison Stuart, Illustrator 
First Edition in original glassine wrapper and dustjacket. Very clean red cloth boards with black decoration and lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with decorated blue endpapers (small inked out name in upper right corner of front free endpaper). Illustrations on every page by S. Gunnison Stuart. Jacket is clean with slight edgewear, short closed edge tears and marginal creasing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A children's book about U.S. soldiers and army life in Panama during the building of the canal. 022976

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Paris in the Past: From Fouquet to Daumier and Paris In Our Time: From Impressionism to the Present Day (two books in slipcases), Courthion, Pierre and Albert Skira
10 Paris in the Past: From Fouquet to Daumier and Paris In Our Time: From Impressionism to the Present Day (two books in slipcases)
Courthion, Pierre and Albert Skira
Paris Skira 1957 First Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Two hardcover books in dust jackets with additional wrap-around paper bands, plus original cardboard slipcases. Books are in excellent condition. Clean beige buckram cloth boards with small "S" logo on imprinted on covers, brown stamped lettering on spines. No fading, bumping or wear. Bindings are tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Both contain a collection of full color reproduction paintings tipped in, representing the Paris of the time period named. Previous owner name and date on front free endpaper of each book, otherwise unmarked. Both dust jackets are clean and bright (as are the bands), unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. slipcases have slight fading to edges, chipping to open edges. Paris as seen by great painters, with beautiful full color painting reproductions tipped in (70 reproductions in each volume). Collection planned and directed by Albert Skira. Text by Pierre Courthion, translated from the French by Stuart Gilbert (text is in English). Also included: A Skira Art Books "Complete Catalog of Books in Print" that was laid in. 027346

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The White Rose of Stuart: The Story of Flora Macdonald, The Heroine of the '45, de la Torre, Lillian
11 The White Rose of Stuart: The Story of Flora Macdonald, The Heroine of the '45
de la Torre, Lillian
New York Thomas Nelson & Sons 1954 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Douglas Gorsline, Illustrator 
Very clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, no names, writing or marks. 214 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with hint of wear at corners, no tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A romantic and thrilling true story of a heroine of Scotland. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 012913

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Closed Garden, Green, Julian
12 The Closed Garden
Green, Julian
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1928 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap "Novels of Distinction" edition in original illustrated jacket. Very clean moss green cloth boards with darker green lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with green top-stained upper page edges. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Translated from the French by Henry Longan Stuart, with an Introduction by Andre Maurois. 398 pages + four page biography on the author at rear of book. Dust jacket designed by Skrenda is unchipped, has hint of edge wear, 1" closed tear at base of front panel. Grosset & Dunlap "Novels of Distinction" listed on rear inside jacket flap, portrait and bio of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of a young French girl, who in the loneliness and isolation of her "closed garden" conceives an irrational and unrequited love. 022308

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The Flying Mercury, Ingram, Eleanor M.
13 The Flying Mercury
Ingram, Eleanor M.
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1910 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Edmund Frederick, Illustrator; Bertha Stuart, Decorations 
Clean decorated binding - green cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, plus clean unchipped circular paste-on color illustration, stamped white lettering (white lettering somewhat chipped). No fraying or wear to cloth. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight foxing to endpapers). No names, writing or bookplates. Beautiful color illustrations by Edmund Frederick, with lovely page decorations and blind-stamped cover decoration by Bertha Stuart. 195 pages. 024335

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Santa Fe's Partner - Being Some Memorials of Events in a New-Mexican Track-end Town, Janvier, Thomas A.
14 Santa Fe's Partner - Being Some Memorials of Events in a New-Mexican Track-end Town
Janvier, Thomas A.
New York Harper & Brothers 1907 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding, Published September, 1907. (signed binding - monogram BS - Bertha Stuart). Clean blue cloth boards with yellow green blooming desert decoration on cover with stamped gold and yellow lettering on cover, bright stamped gold lettering on spine, also yellow decoration which has been mostly rubbed away. No fraying to cloth, light surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Large previous owner name in pencil on front fixed endpaper. Eight full page illustrations, including frontispiece with tissue guard (tissue has tear at binding edge). 237 pages. 025421

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The Lion and The Mouse, Klein, Charles
15 The Lion and The Mouse
Klein, Charles
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1906 Photoplay Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Stuart Travis, Illustrator 
Photoplay edition in scarce dust jacket. A Story of American Life novelized from the play by Arthur Hornblow. Illustrated with drawings by Stuart Travis and Scenes from the Play. Light blue cloth boards with dark blue title box on cover, dark blue lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, faintest hint of soiling. Binding is tight and square with sound hinges - no cracking. Previous owner inscription dated 1913 is neatly penned on front free endpaper. 399 pages. Dust jacket has light soiling, small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024920

Price: 30.00 USD
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16 The Sign of The Flying Goose - A Guide to the National Wildlife Refuges
Laycock, George
Garden City Natural History Press 1965 First Hard Cover VG+ VG Jacket 
299 pgs. VG+ in VG DJ - new mylar cover Very clean and tight blue-green cloth book with black spine, gold lettering on spine, gold flying goose on spine. Maps on endpapers. No names or writing inside. Forward by Stuart Udall. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Dust jacket has a tiny bit of wear at top of spine, no other chips or tears, not price clipped. 8vo. Nature. 002182

Price: 10.00 USD
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17 Iron Men: Bucko, Crazylegs, and the Boys Recall the Golden Days of Professional Football
Leuthner, Stuart
New York Doubleday 1988 0-385-23977-7 / 9780385239776 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean dark blue boards with blue cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 324 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Football. 010081

Price: 12.00 USD
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18 The 15 Cells
Martin, Stuart
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1928 Third Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean orange cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Very slight corner & edgewear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 329 pgs. 006497

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The Great Ages of Western Philosophy: The Age of Belief; The Age of Adventure; The Age of Reason; The Age of Enlightenment; The Age of Ideology; The Age of Analysis, Miscellaneous
19 The Great Ages of Western Philosophy: The Age of Belief; The Age of Adventure; The Age of Reason; The Age of Enlightenment; The Age of Ideology; The Age of Analysis
Miscellaneous
New York George Braziller, Inc. 1957 First Hardcover Very Good+ 
Set of six very clean tight books in clean sturdy original slipcase. Tiny spot of surface wear to base corner of Volume One. No fading, all bindings are tight, no cracking -- pages are clean and bright with no names, writing or marks. Wonderful overview of philosophy through the ages. Edited by: Anne Fremantle; Giorgio de Santillana; Stuart Hampshire; Isaiah Berlin; Henry D. Aiken; Morton White. Black paper covered box is unfaded, with clean unchipped large paper label on one side - a little cracking to one upper edge. An entire philosophy library at your fingertips! 025195

Price: 40.00 USD
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Garden Planning and Building, Ortrloff, H. Stuart and Henry B. Raymore
20 Garden Planning and Building
Ortrloff, H. Stuart and Henry B. Raymore
Garden City, NY 1945 Revised Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Revised edition in clean original dust jacket. Edited by F. F. Rockwell. Clean blue-green cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Well illustrated with 55 half-tone illustrations, drawings. 282 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, a little very shallow edge chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Ideal book for anyone who wants his garden and yard expertly planned, but who also wants the satisfaction of doing it him or herself. Methods of construction of permanent garden features, how to locate your house on a lot, how to plan and build drives, paths, and terraces; how arrange and make gardens and borders, how to design and construct pool or pond, how to build walls, steps, embankments. 023693

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