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An Old Boy Remembers, Adams, John Quincy, D.D.
1 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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Vegetable Diet - As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and By Experience in All Ages, Alcott, William A.
2 Vegetable Diet - As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and By Experience in All Ages
Alcott, William A.
Andrews McMeel Publishing 2012 1449423140 / 9781449423148 Facsimile Edition Hardback Very Good+ 
Very attractive facsimile edition of William A. Alcott's "Vegetable Diet" originally published in 1838. It was the first American book to advocate a vegetarian diet and the author was a founding member of the first organization to promote vegetarian philosophy, the American Vegetarian Society. Clean dark green cloth boards with gold border, lettering, and a color paste-on decoration. Gilt page edges. No bumping or wear. Green ribbon page marker. Clean marbled endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Introduction by Anna Thomas. 276 pages. 027227

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The Story of A Bad Boy, Aldrich, Thomas Bailey
3 The Story of A Bad Boy
Aldrich, Thomas Bailey
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1897 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. Copyright date 1897. Green cloth boards with black decoration on cover, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (previous owner name in light pencil on front free endpaper). Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard, 18 additional illustrations. 261 pages. 022411

Price: 30.00 USD
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4 A Ring Has No End
Armstrong, Thomas
New York William Sloane Associates 1958 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 477 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has small edge chips, slight edgewear and some closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "Here are war and peace, love and violence, in the chronicle of a noble Russian family--a thunderous cavalcade--from the Crimean War through decades of imperial luxury and licentiousness to the shattering aftermath of the revolution." 8vo. Fiction. 010923

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A Ring has No End, Armstrong, Thomas
5 A Ring has No End
Armstrong, Thomas
New York William Sloane Associates 1958 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, slight fading to board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; tiny previous owner name on front fixed endpaper along spine edge. 477 pgs. Clean color illustrated dustjacket (by John Alan Maxwell) is not price clipped, has slight edge wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. War, love and violence in this chronicle of a noble Russian family--from the Crimean War through decades of imperial luxury and licentiousness to the shattering aftermath of revolution. 8vo. historical Fiction. 013672

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Beer: Tap into the Art and Science of Brewing, Bamforth, Charles W.
6 Beer: Tap into the Art and Science of Brewing
Bamforth, Charles W.
Insight Books 1998 0306457970 / 9780306457975 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Unfaded black boards with gold lettering on 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. Foreword by Dave Thomas. Illustrated with photographs, drawings. 245 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book that enables the nonspecialist to understand the science and technology of brewing beer, written by an esteemed authority on brewing science. Written in a witty and easy-to-understand manner, covering everything from the basis of selection of the best barley, hops, and yeast through the composition of beer as it affects the taste, head, and wholesomeness of the finished product. 027717

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The Duke of Puddle Dock: Travels in the Footsteps of Stamford Raffles, Barley, Nigel
7 The Duke of Puddle Dock: Travels in the Footsteps of Stamford Raffles
Barley, Nigel
New York Henry Holt & Co. 1991 0-8050-1968-5 / 9780805019681 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean orange boards with beige cloth spine, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 276 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with one tiny edge tear (1/16"). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Tracing the travels of Sir Stamford Raffles, colonial adventurer of the British Empire era. 8 vo.. Adventure. 011072

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The Little Minister, Barrie, J. M.
8 The Little Minister
Barrie, J. M.
New York Thomas Y. Crowell / Street & Smith 1891 Photoplay edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Thomas Y. Crowell / Street & Smith, New York, 1891. Decorated American trade binding. Clean green cloth boards with elaborate gold thistle decoration on cover and spine. Very small spot of wear at one base corner, Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with gilt top page edges. Two title pages, one for Thomas Y. Crowell in red and black and one for Street & Smith. Frontispiece photo illustration from the play with clean tissue-guard; additional black and white plates from the play throughout. 311 pages. 026565

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Camping With the Prince and Other Tales of Science in Africa, Bass,  Thomas A
9 Camping With the Prince and Other Tales of Science in Africa
Bass, Thomas A
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1990 0395415020 / 9780395415023 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped jacket, SIGNED by author. Clean orange boards with maroon cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, with slight dust speckling to text block edges. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: "11-04-90 - Clinton, New York - For a friend in the Kirkland Art Center - with All My Best Regards, Thomas A. Bass." 304 pages. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (20.95 on front inside flap); small corner crease to inside front flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's two-year journey across Africa, from Timbuktu to the Zambezi River. 022933

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Sunshine Rose - The Story of A Shetland Pony, Beaty, John Y.
10 Sunshine Rose - The Story of A Shetland Pony
Beaty, John Y.
Chicago Thomas S. Rockwell Co. 1931 First Hardcover Fine Good+ Jacket Don Nelson, Illustrator 
First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings by Don Nelson. 64 pages. Color illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped, has 1" chip at top spine edge, a few short closed edge tears, separated along front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Shetland pony (Sunshine Rose) came to Mosely Hill Farm when Roberta was very sick, and played an important part in her recovery. There is an exciting adventure with a wolf, and another when both pony and rider were engulfed in a snowbank. There is another that combines the interest of a treasure hunt with the mystery of a hidden cave. 026444

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All Brides are Beautiful, Bell, Thomas
11 All Brides are Beautiful
Bell, Thomas
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1936 First Hardcover Fine No dustjacket Jacket 
First Edition, with "Published October, 1936" on copyright page. Very clean golden beige cloth boards with black decorative title box and unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean red top-stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 360 pgs. This very scarce book published in 1936 is as new. 018326

Price: 150.00 USD
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From the Alec Thomas Archives: Gone for a Soldier- The Civil War Memoirs of Private Alfred Bellard, Bellard, Alfred (David Herbert Donald, editor)
12 From the Alec Thomas Archives: Gone for a Soldier- The Civil War Memoirs of Private Alfred Bellard
Bellard, Alfred (David Herbert Donald, editor)
Boston Little, Brown Company 1975 0316088331 / 9780316088336 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean map-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated in color and black and white with the sketches of Private Alfred Bellard. 298 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one very short closed edge tear at flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One of the most remarkable Civil War records ever discovered--a memoir of the war written by an obscure private soldier, illustrated with original pencil sketches and wash drawings by its author. An unparallelled firsthand account of what it was like to be a private soldier in the Union army. 027016

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The Invasion of Canada 1812-1813, Berton, Pierre
13 The Invasion of Canada 1812-1813
Berton, Pierre
Little, Brown 1980 0316092169 / 9780316092166 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in original dust jacket. Clean ivory boards with orange cloth spine, gold lettering on spine; blind-stamped decoration on cover. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with maps by Geoffrey Matthews. 363 pages with index. Dust jacket has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine ends (under 1/8"), price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. To a small number of American leaders in the summer of 1812, the invasion and annexation of Canada seemed to be, as Thomas Jefferson confidently predicted, "a mere matter of marching." Yet two years later when this "War of 1812" was abandoned on the bloody banks of the River Raisin, the only Americans left on Canadian soil were prisoners of war, three entire American armies had been forced to surrender (one without every having fired a shot), and the British suddenly controlled all of Michigan as well as most of present-day Indiana and Ohio. In this vivid account of the war's first year and of the events leading up to it, Pierre Berton rescues a half-forgotten chapter from the story of Canadian-American relations and turns it into an engrossing, historically accurate narrative that reads like a fast-paced novel. Drawing on personal memoirs, soldiers' diaries, and official dispatches, berton portrays all sides of the men who fought the war. 026752

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When the Legends Die, Borland, Hal
14 When the Legends Die
Borland, Hal
Philadelphia / New York J. B. Lippincott 1963 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean teal cloth boards with silver lettering, small orange decoration on spine. Slight wear at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 288 pages. Clean dust jacket designed by Paul Laune is unchipped, has slight age-toning, slight wear to corners. Photo of author by Sam Falk on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. After the Ute Indian boy Thomas Black Bull has been betrayed both by his own people and by the white man, he dedicates himself to killing the legends that gave him his distinction and his pride--and becomes a man without a dream, with emptiness inside him. The story of how he comes back, how he achieves regeneration and maturity--in large measure through the world of nature to which he returns--ios one that is hard to leave and impossible to forget. 026219

Price: 100.00 USD
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Sonnets from the Portuguese, Browning, Elizabeth
15 Sonnets from the Portuguese
Browning, Elizabeth
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1953 Sixth Printing Hardcover Very Good 
Sixth printing, "Half-Hour Classics" edition, in original publisher's box (box in excellent condition). Red leather boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean, however there are red pencil notations and underlining by previous owner in the text and a previous owner inscription in pen on front fixed endpaper (and a short P.S. on rear fixed endpaper!). Full color tipped -in frontis illustration. With Introduction and Notes by Charlotte Porter and Helen A. Clarke. 58 pages. Box is uncracked, clean, with very little wear. 023213

Price: 12.00 USD
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16 Systematic Dictionary of Mammals of the World
Burton, Maurice
New York Thomas Y. Crowell, Publisher 1962 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket David Pratt, Illustrator 
Very clean black boards with red and silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 307 pgs. with index. Well illustrated with drawings. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Zoology. 011286

Price: 15.00 USD
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Sartor Resartus - The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh; and The Life of Friedrich Schiller (2 books), Carlyle, Thomas
17 Sartor Resartus - The Life and Opinions of Herr Teufelsdrockh; and The Life of Friedrich Schiller (2 books)
Carlyle, Thomas
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1888 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Two matching volumes, one published in 1888 (Sartor Resartus) and one published in 1889 (Friedrich Schiller). Each book measures approx. 6-1/2" x 4-3/4". Floral decorated boards with burgundy cloth corners and spines, gold lettering and decoration on spines. Hint of slight wear at base of spines. Bindings are tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. 288 pages and 344 pages. 023703

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18 The Works of Thomas Carlyle: The Life of Friedrich Schuller; Critical and Miscellaneous Essays; Latter-Day Pamphlets; The French Revolution; Sartor Resartus
Carlyle, Thomas
New York John B. Alden 1885 Cloth Near Fine No Jacket 
FIVE VOLUMES from "The Works of Thomas Carlyle". Near fine condition. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine, bevelled edges, gilt top page edges. Bindings tight & square, no cracking. Decorated endpapers. Pages clean and bright. No names or bookplates inside. Almost no wear to these books. "The French Revolution" is Volume I of two volumes. Clean, solid, attractive books. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Antiquarian. WARD00951

Price: 50.00 USD
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Monsieur Hulot's Holiday, Carriere, Jean-Claude
19 Monsieur Hulot's Holiday
Carriere, Jean-Claude
New York Thomas Y. Crowell 1959 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Pierre Etaixx, Illustrator 
First American Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Yellow cloth boards with line drawing illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, very light soiling. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean. Clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with line drawings by Pierre Etaixx. 199 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has fading to spine, one short closed edge tear with small associated crease. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027554

Price: 25.00 USD
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Traveling the Trace - A Complete Tour Guide to the Historic Natchez Trace from Nashville to Natchez, Cathy; Summerlin, Vernon Summerlin
20 Traveling the Trace - A Complete Tour Guide to the Historic Natchez Trace from Nashville to Natchez
Cathy; Summerlin, Vernon Summerlin
Thomas Nelson 1995 1558533400 / 9781558533400 Second Printing Paperback Fine 
Very clean unworn paperback book measuring approx. 7-1/2" x 10". No chipping, creasing or curling, as new condition. All pages are clean and bright, no names, writing or marks. Illustrated throughout with maps, black and white photographs, descriptions of all types of places along the way including trails, lodging, museums, restaurants, historical sites and more. 315 pages with index. 027025

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