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The Mammals of Virginia - An Account of the Furred Animals of Land and Sea Known to Exist in This Commonwealth with a List of Fossil Mammals from Virginia, Bailey, John Wendell
1 The Mammals of Virginia - An Account of the Furred Animals of Land and Sea Known to Exist in This Commonwealth with a List of Fossil Mammals from Virginia
Bailey, John Wendell
Richmond, Virginia John Wendell Bailey 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket Signed
First Edition, inscribed and SIGNED by author, in unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded burgundy cloth boards with unchipped 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 author on front free endpaper: "To Professor Glenn W. Herrick, My teacher and friend, with appreciation and affection, The Author, John Wendell Bailey - March 25, 1947." Small ink-stamped name of Cornell Veterinary College professor at top corner of front free endpaper. 416 pp. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has considerable edge chipping, short closed tears (one mended in clear tape). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020308

Price: 40.00 USD
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Book of European Wines - A Guide to Choosing the Right Wine for the Right Occasion, Booth, John
2 Book of European Wines - A Guide to Choosing the Right Wine for the Right Occasion
Booth, John
Secausus, NJ Chartwell Books, Inc. (Quintet) 1985 0890098522 / 9780890098523 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean book in unclipped dust jacket. Unfaded red cloth boards with black 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. Illustrated with beautiful full color photographs. 127 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A comprehensive guide to the many wines of Europe, easy to understand and with an extensive glossary. 026892

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Soul of Egypt - The Charm and Needs of the Land of the Nile, Boutros, Allison Douglas
3 The Soul of Egypt - The Charm and Needs of the Land of the Nile
Boutros, Allison Douglas
London Marshall, Morgan & Scott 1936 Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Hardcover book in original dust jacket, inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Illustrated with black and white drawings. Clean brown cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Some foxing to pages throughout. No previous owner markings. Author inscription in pencil on front free endpaper: "The Lottie Young Circle - with the Author's grateful appreciation - Allison D. Boutros." 126 pages. Illustrated dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, hint of very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024720

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The World of Wines, Churchill, Creighton
4 The World of Wines
Churchill, Creighton
New York Collier Books 1980 0020094604 / 9780020094609 Second Revised Edition Paperback Very Good+ 
Second revised Edition. Clean trade paperback (size approx. 5-1/2" x 8"). No chipping, fading or curling. Very slight soft crease at upper corner of front panel. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of half-title page. Illustrated with maps. 271 pages with index. 027777

Price: 8.00 USD
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5 The Music Lover's Handbook
Clifford, John H.
New York The University Society 1911 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean olive green cloth boards with black decorative title box, orange lettering on cover, orange lettering with decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 243 pgs. containing a pronouncing dictionary of musican terms and a biographical dictionary of musicians. 8vo. Music. 008344

Price: 12.00 USD
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Madeira, Croft-Cooke, Rupert
6 Madeira
Croft-Cooke, Rupert
London Putnam 1961 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Slight dust-speckling to text block edges. 224 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025872

Price: 15.00 USD
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Wine: A Geographic Appreciation, De Blij, Harm J.
7 Wine: A Geographic Appreciation
De Blij, Harm J.
New Jersey Rowman & Littlefield 1983 0865980918 / 9780865980914 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First edition in dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear; very slight curve to front board. Binding is tight, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs, drawings and maps. 239 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, has one short closed edge tear, light wrinkling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wealth of information in such areas as the history, geography, viticulture and economics of wine production. 027704

Price: 12.00 USD
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The River Cafe Wine Primer, Delissio, Joseph
8 The River Cafe Wine Primer
Delissio, Joseph
Little, Brown 2000 0316185922 / 9780316185929 First Unknown Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean book and dust jacket. Bright yellow boards with brown spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Foreword by Robert Mondavi. Illustrated with maps and drawings. 271 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A no-nonsense, easy to understand introduction to the joys of wine. 026728

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Portable Wine Tour, Fallis, Catherine
9 The Portable Wine Tour
Fallis, Catherine
Global Book Publishing 2006 1740480155 / 9781740480154 Unknown Near Fine 
A lovely clean, boxed set containing 264 full-color cards, 48-page booklet. Country cards for both the Old and New Worlds provide information on each country's approach to winemaking, the types of wines for which it is known, and the qualities that make the wines notable and unique. Regional Cards cover more than 100 major wine-growing regions, featuring a general overview of each region, a detailed full-color map, a factfile, advice on how to get there, the names of the main producers, and a list of 12 best-quality or best-value wines from each region. 28 Varietal cards featuring descriptions of varietals produced across the glove, tasting notes, and lists of the best wines. These are cross-referenced to regional cards. Booklet covers topics such as grape varieties, matching food and wine, serving and storing wine, how to read a label, practical tips for wine touring and much more. Box is clean and in great condition, except for small closed tear to lid. 026632

Price: 25.00 USD
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Michelangelo (Color Slide Program of the Great Master), Gilbert, Creighton
10 Michelangelo (Color Slide Program of the Great Master)
Gilbert, Creighton
New York - Toronto - London - Sydney McGraw Hill 1967 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated 
Clean tan boards with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Michelangelo illustrated sketch of man on front cover. Binding is tight and square. 20 beautiful color slides in excellent condition + 48 pgs. of text and illustrations. Pages are very clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. 10 x 11". Art. 014634

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Story of Orchestral Music and Its Times; The Story of One Hundred Symphonic Favorites; The Story of A Hundred Operas (3-volume set complete in slipcase), Grabbe, Paul; Felix Mendolsohn
11 The Story of Orchestral Music and Its Times; The Story of One Hundred Symphonic Favorites; The Story of A Hundred Operas (3-volume set complete in slipcase)
Grabbe, Paul; Felix Mendolsohn
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1940 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Three small volumes (3-3/4" x 5-1/4") in original dust jackets and slipcase. Red, green and blue bindings are pristine - very clean and showing no wear. Bindings are tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. One volume has previous owner name. All three have original jackets that are clean and bright with very minimal edge wear. All three are housed in original paper-covered slipcase (red with small white stars) which has some wear/cracking to edges but remains sturdy. 024195

Price: 30.00 USD
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Woman in the Dark: A Novel of Dangerous Romance, Hammett, Dashiell
12 Woman in the Dark: A Novel of Dangerous Romance
Hammett, Dashiell
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1988 0-394-57269-6 / 9780394572697 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean gray boards with clean red cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 76 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Photo of Dashiell Hammett on rear panel in his "Thin Man" pose. First published in Liberty magazine in 1933, "Woman in the Dark" disappeared, resurfacing in the 1950s in a pulp paperback edition. Here it appears in hardover for the first time, with an appreciation by Robert B. Parker, the author of the celebrated Spenser series of novels. 6" x 8-1/2". Mystery. 017222

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Collected Drawings of Aubrey Beardsley, Harris, Bruce S. (editor)
13 The Collected Drawings of Aubrey Beardsley
Harris, Bruce S. (editor)
New York Crescent Books 1967 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean book in original dust jacket. Gray boards decorated with black peacock design, clean white cloth spine with black lettering. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. With an Appreciation by Arthur Symons. 212 pages with list of drawings by Aubrey Beardsley at rear of book. Beautifully illustrated in black and white with Beardsley's drawings. Jacket has hint of age-toning, very light soiling, small chips at top spine edge, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021532

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Gallant Mrs. Stonewall, Kane, Harnett T.
14 The Gallant Mrs. Stonewall
Kane, Harnett T.
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1957 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean photo-illustrated endpapers. Inscribed and signed by the author on illustrated fly leaf: "For Frederick Philip Stieff - A fine friend and a true judge of Southern living - In appreciation of his interest - Cordially - Harnett T. Kane - New Orleans - Oct 11, 1957." 320 pages. Dust jacket is clean, corner clipped at front inside free endpaper, slight edge wear and tiny chips at corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel based on the lives of General and Mrs. Stonewall Jackson. 023309

Price: 50.00 USD
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Cooking with the Masters of Food and Wine, Kathleen DeVanna Fish
15 Cooking with the Masters of Food and Wine
Kathleen DeVanna Fish
Monterey, California Bon Vivant Press 1997 1883214149 / 9781883214142 First Unknown Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean book in original unclipped dust jacket. Black boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs of recipes and the chefs who created them. No previous owner names or bookplates. 256 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. For more than a decade, the world's finest chefs and winemakers have gathered every year at the coast of California's incomparable Carmel Highlands to share their appreciation of food and wine with a select group of particpants. It's a world-class gastronomical event. This book made their stellar recipes and exquisite wine pairings available to everyone for the first time. 027038

Price: 15.00 USD
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Adventures in Insight, Kohn, Harold E.
16 Adventures in Insight
Kohn, Harold E.
Grand Rapids, Michigan William B. Eerdmans 1967 First Hardcover Near Fine very good Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by the author. 159 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top spine edge, some water-staining to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Each of the nearly fifty brief chapters points the reader not only to a new understanding about himself and the world of nature around him, but also to a deeper grasp and appreciation of one's relationship to God. 024500

Price: 15.00 USD
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Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts, Kronenberger, Louis (Editor) with Emily Morison Beck
17 Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts
Kronenberger, Louis (Editor) with Emily Morison Beck
Boston Little Brown 1971 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition, with publisher's review slip laid in. Very clean red-orange cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red-orange endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 900 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with 3/4" closed tear at top of rear panel edge near spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A one-volume biographical companion to the literature and arts of the West. Edited over the course of six years by noted author, critic, and bibliophile Louis Kronenberger, assisted by Emily Morison Beck, editor of the 14th Edition of Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, the book contains 211 essays written at the highest level of critical appreciation by some of the most eminent authors and scholars of our time. 9-1/2 x 7". Literature. 016872

Price: 25.00 USD
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DESERT ISLAND WINE, Lambert, Gocs, Miles
18 DESERT ISLAND WINE
Lambert, Gocs, Miles
Williamsburg, Virginia Ambeli Press 2007 1934259012 / 9781934259016 First Paperback Fine Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author. Clean bright trade paperback with no creasing or chipping. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page: "To Tom Pellechia, Hoping that you'll have many chuckles from these pages - Miles Lambert-Gocos." 190 pages. 025860

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Many Ways of Seeing - An Introduction to the Pleasures of Art, Moore, Janet Gaylord
19 The Many Ways of Seeing - An Introduction to the Pleasures of Art
Moore, Janet Gaylord
Cleveland / New York World Publishing 1968 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Signed
First American Edition, first printing (full number line on last page) SIGNED by the author, in original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Janet Gaylord Moore". 143 pages. Clean dust jacket has small price clip at top corner of front inside flap, small chip at base of spine corner, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024001

Price: 100.00 USD
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Oldman's Guide to Outsmarting Wine - 108 Ingenious Shortcuts to Navigate the World of Wine with Confidence and Style, Oldman, Mark
20 Oldman's Guide to Outsmarting Wine - 108 Ingenious Shortcuts to Navigate the World of Wine with Confidence and Style
Oldman, Mark
Penguin Books 2004 0142004928 / 9780142004920 First Paperback Fine 
Very clean trade paperback - size approx. 7-1/2" x 9-1/2". No fading, creasing or chipping. As new condition. All pages and edges are clean and bright; no names, writing or marks. 364 pages with index. This was The Georges Duboeuf Wine Book of the Year. A fabulous and easy to understand guide to the many types of wine, buying it (and getting the most for your money), storing wine, serving wine, pairing it with food, and so much more. 027045

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