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1 Tar: A Midwest Childhood - A Critical Text
Andersen, Sherwood
Cleveland/London The Press of Case Western Reserve University 1969 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 257 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, no tears, one tiny chip at spine edge is size of half a grain of rice. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A literary study of the novel Tar, written by Sherwood Anderson (also author of Winesburg, Ohio), and a basic document for students of Sherwood Anderson's life--one of the great "representative lives" in American literature. 011274

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2 The Marshal
Andrews, Mary Raymond Shipman
Indianapolis Bobbs-Merrill 1912 Hardcover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Andre Costaigne, Illust. 
.Decorated binding - dark blue cover with gold lettering & gold sword. Very light soiling to cloth. Beautiful illustrations, pages and edges are clean. Binding is tight, no cracking. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Frontispiece with tissue guard. 423 pgs . 001141

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Himalayan Odyssey: The Perilous Trek to Western Nepal, Antin, Parker with Phyllis Wachob Weiss
3 Himalayan Odyssey: The Perilous Trek to Western Nepal
Antin, Parker with Phyllis Wachob Weiss
New York Donald I. Fine 1990 1-55611-197-5 / 9781556111976 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Very clean dark blue boards with clean pale gray cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers with maps. Inscribed and SIGNED by author on front fly leaf. 291 pgs. with glossary. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, no wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a major trek around the Himalayas and through the dangerous, remote and largely forbidden country of Western Nepal. 011974

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Breaking Ground: A Century of Craft Art in Western New York, Barbara Lovenheim, Editor; Suzanne Ramljak and Paul J. Smith, Contributors
4 Breaking Ground: A Century of Craft Art in Western New York
Barbara Lovenheim, Editor; Suzanne Ramljak and Paul J. Smith, Contributors
Hudson Hills / University of Rochester Memorial Art Gallery 2010 1555953549 / 9781555953546 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Gorgeous book - gift quality. Approx. size 9-1/4" x 11-1/4". Clean pale gray hardcover book with stamped blind-stamped lettering on cover and spine, in color illustrated dust jacket in perfect condition. Full color illustrations throughout of fine art by superior craftsmen and women from Western New York from William Morris to the modern day artists working in glass, wood, metal and clay. As new condition. Dust jacket in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026851

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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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6 Smoke Up the Valley: An Historical Novel of Texas in the '70's
Barrett, Monte
Indianapolis/New York Bobbs Merrill 1949 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Slight wear to corners, hint of light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Endpapers illustrated with maps (small bookstore name & address ink-stamped on front fixed endpaper). Cracking to paper at rear hinge has been expertly repaired. 344 pgs. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 016023

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A Knight in Denim, Benson, Ramsey
7 A Knight in Denim
Benson, Ramsey
New York Charles Scribner 1912 First Hardcover Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, with 1912 on title page and "Published March, 1912" on copyright page. Dark green ribbed cloth boards with gold decorative title box and lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Light soiling to boards, no bumping or fraying. Pages are clean, including endpapers (no names, writing or marks), page fore-edges have a couple of surface stains. 307 pages. A rather scarce novel, set in the farm country of Nebraska. 021833

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The Broken Trail, Bindloss, Harold
8 The Broken Trail
Bindloss, Harold
New York Frederick A Stokes Company 1926 First Hard Cover Very Good++ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean dark green cloth boards with gilt lettering and illustration on cover, gilt lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 314 pgs. 010763

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Lonesome Land, Bower, B. M.
9 Lonesome Land
Bower, B. M.
New York A. L. Burt 1912 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
A. L. Burt edition. Clean decorated American trade binding. Brown cloth boards with darker brown and white saddle and rope decoration, white lettering on cover, white lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper. Four illustrations by Stanley R. Wood. 322 pages + six pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022271

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Western World Costume - An Outline History, Bradley, Carolyn G.
10 Western World Costume - An Outline History
Bradley, Carolyn G.
New York Appleton Century Crofts 1954 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean book, probably first edition (no additional printings). Clean reddish brown and yellow paper covered boards with yellow cloth spine. No fraying or wear-through. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Decorated endpapers. Very small neat previous owner name and address at top corner of front pastedown. No other marks. Illustrated with drawings throughout. 451 pages with index. 023849

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The Farm, Bromfield, Louis
11 The Farm
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1946 First Hardcover Near Fine Fair Jacket 
First illustrated edition of one of the best of Bromfield's novels, with drawings by Kate Lord. In original dust jacket. Introduction by Winfield H. Rogers. Clean black cloth boards with green title box, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 346 pages. Dust jacket is a bit tattered with chips, rubbing, closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Based on the experiences of the author's own ancestors, this is a novel rich in incident and drama, full of the simple strength and warmth that is the heritage of a people who live close to the soil. It covers a period from the early nineteenth century to well into the twentieth, and it tells the story of the founding of an American family in the western wilderness. 15 full pages of illustrations as well as many small drawings and beautifully illustrated endpapers. The Farm, first published in 1933, is considered one of the finest novels ever written by Pulitzer Prize winning author Louis Bromfield. 026470

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The Walton Boys in High Country, Burton, Hal
12 The Walton Boys in High Country
Burton, Hal
Racine, Wisconsin Whitman 1952 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Robert Doremus, Illustrator 
Clean bright book in clean original dust jacket. Brown boards with white and darker brown illustration on cover (western saddle against a backdrop of snow covered mountains). No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with red text block edges. Pages are slightly tanned. Clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Robert Doremus. 250 pages + 2 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Illustrated jacket is clean and bright, no chips, two very tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Whitman Publishing, number 2357. The Walton boys fly to Canada for a visit to Cousin George's Z-Bar-X ranch, only to find that cousin George has mysteriously disappeared. 025021

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Frank at Don Carlos Ranch, Castlemon, Harry
13 Frank at Don Carlos Ranch
Castlemon, Harry
Chicago M A Donahue N.D. Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Decorated American trade binding - clean blue and turquoise cloth book with illustrated cover (rifleman wearing buckskin clothing), decorated spine (two rifles, pistols and ammo belt). Gold lettering on spine. Light surface wear to corners, no fraying. Illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 209 pgs. + 13 pages at rear of book, "By His Own Worth" by Frances Henshaw Baden; 1 page of publisher's advertising. 002864

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Protecting Niagara, Christopher J. Carlin
14 Protecting Niagara
Christopher J. Carlin
Ransomville, NY Aegis Press 1995 0964519518 / 9780964519510 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition, Limited printing of 750 books, of which this is number 013, also inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Nice clean hardcover book - gray cloth boards with black spine, black lettering on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blue endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on blank flyleaf: "To Nick - Best wishes. I hope you enjoy the book. - Chris - Christopher J. Carlin - May 23, 1995". Illustrated with black and white photographs, maps. 242 pages. A history of the Niagara County Sheriff's Office in Western New York State. 027374

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15 Civilisation - A Personal View
Clark, Kenneth
New York Harper & Row 1970 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, very slight fading at top board edge. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Thoroughly illustrated with black and white and full color plates. 359 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has very slight edge wear and one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From the fall of the Roman Empire to present times, the author explores our history and culture through the diverse creative works of Western man. A must-have book for any history buff. 027207

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Modern Flight (with over 100 signatures of P.A.A.F. flyers), Clevenger, Cloyd P.
16 Modern Flight (with over 100 signatures of P.A.A.F. flyers)
Clevenger, Cloyd P.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1941 Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Clayton Knight, Illustrator Signed
A piece of history, this book was apparently used in training at the Pecos Army Air Field in 1942 when pilots were being trained as aviators for World War II. It is inscribed and signed by the author, and by instructors, navigators, radio navigators, captains and by many of the young flyers from P.A.A.F. on margins of pages throughout the book, most of them designating their rank and role. (I counted 100 signatures). Author's inscription on the half-title page reads: "To Johnny Brugler from the author Captain Cloyd Clevenger. I am about to leave on a ferry trip to the Far East. Hope you enjoy this book as much as I did writing it. - Miami, Fla. Oct. 16, 1942." The author was a veteran million miler pilot, instructor of flying and aerobatics, holder of C.A.A. Pilot License 141, Air Line Pilot, Test Pilot, and author of "Flight Manual" as well as this book. The book is well illustrated throughout by Clayton Knight. It thoroughly covers flight, aeronautic maneuvers, forced landings, motors and their problems and care, accurate landings, flying cross country and more. 294 pages with index. Book is hardcover (blue cloth boards with black cloud decoration and lettering on cover, black lettering and small decoration on spine). Tiny spot of wear to one spine corner. Binding is tight and square, hinges are solid, pages are clean. Pecos Army Air Field, activated on July 11, 1942, while still under construction, first served in the Army Air Forces West Coast Training Center (later the Western Flying Training Command) as a basic pilot school. The field was redesignated an advanced pilot school (twin-engine) on December 29, 1943, and had four auxiliary fields. PAAF was placed on "temporary standby" status on May 1, 1945, and was never again an active military installation. Originally the Pecos Municipal Airport, the field initially included 400 acres located three miles south and slightly west of Pecos. Proceeds of a $10,000 bond issue authorized in a special election on September 14, 1940, were used for land purchase. The site was cleared, fenced, and graded under a WPA contract. As the war in Europe intensified, the desire of Pecos residents for a military base increased. Efforts were unsuccessful, however, until the attack on Pearl Harbor galvanized the army air forces into launching a training program, first for 50,000 and then for 70,000 pilots. At that time, Pecos was chosen as one of five new training fields. (from PECOS ARMY AIRFIELD, by James L. Colwell). 026503

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The Rochester I Know, Clune, Henry W.
17 The Rochester I Know
Clune, Henry W.
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1972 0385069502 / 9780385069502 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Later printing, SIGNED by the author, in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean bright blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Gold endpapers, with small neatly penned previous owner name at top corner of front free endpaper. Signed by the author on half-title page: "Henry W. Clune". Introduction by the author. 384 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, not price clipped (8.95 on front inside flap), has a few short closed edge tears and one tiny chip at rear flap fold edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025491

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Law Rides the Range, Coburn, Walt
18 Law Rides the Range
Coburn, Walt
New York/ London D. Appleton Century 1937 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing with (1) on last page. Clean beige cloth boards with unchipped red lettering on cover and spine. Very small faint water mark on upper right corner of front board (1/4" deep by 3/4" wide). No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Small neatly penned previous owner name on front free endpaper. No other marks. 265 pgs. 8vo. Western. 016130

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The Outlaw Trail, Cole, Jackson
19 The Outlaw Trail
Cole, Jackson
New York G. Howard Watt 1935 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Bright orange cloth boards with black stamped lettering on cover and spine. Very clean except for small faint ring stain to cover (barely visible), slightest hint of fading to spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean red top-stained page edges. Neatly penned previous owner name on front free endpaper, no other marks. 255 pgs. 8vo. Western. 016125

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The Patrol of the Sundance Trail, Connor, Ralph
20 The Patrol of the Sundance Trail
Connor, Ralph
New York Hodder & Stoughton/George H. Doran 1914 Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Dark green cloth boards with blindstamped image of man with rifle standing on hilltop, bright gilt lettering and title border on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 363 pages. 022155

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