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Come Climb My Hill, Abbott, Winston O.
1 Come Climb My Hill
Abbott, Winston O.
South Windsor, Connecticut Inspiration House 1976 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Bette Eaton Bossen, Illustrator Signed
Revised Edition, SIGNED by both author and illustrator, in clean original dust jacket. Clean hardcover book - green cloth boards with darker green illustration and lettering on cover, green lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with neatly penned previous owner inscription dated Christmas 1976 on front free endpaper and small faint glue stain from old book plate which has fallen off but is laid in. Signed on title page: Bette Eaton Bossen (illustrator) and Winston O. Abbott (words). Nicely illustrated. Clean dust jacket has very slight age-toning, very slight edge wear. Photo of author and illustrator on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Beautiful book of poetry on nature - the quiet of woodland paths - the patter of the rain - the evening skies at sunset - moon drenched meadows. 027184

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Come Climb My Hill, Abbott, Winston O.
2 Come Climb My Hill
Abbott, Winston O.
South Windsor, CT Windsor House 1980 Revised Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Bette Eaton Bossen, Illustrator Signed
Revised Edition, SIGNED by author and illustrator, in clean unchipped jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with tree illustration on cover. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. Unpaginated, illustrated with drawings by Bette Eaton Bossen. Clean jacket is unchipped, one tiny closed edge tear at top edge of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Poetic prose about the mystery and beauty of common things. 019548

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Have You Heard the Cricket Song, Abbott, Winston O.
3 Have You Heard the Cricket Song
Abbott, Winston O.
South Windsor, CT Inspiration House Publishers 1986 0918114020 / 9780918114020 Tenth Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Bette Eaton Bossen, Illustrator Signed
Tenth printing, SIGNED by both author and illustrator, in clean original dust jacket. Yellow cloth boards with brown lettering and autumn leaf decoration on cover. No bumping, fading or wear. AS NEW condition. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Signed by both author and illustrator on the title page. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears or creasing, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023896

Price: 14.00 USD
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Sing With the Wind, Abbott, Winston O.
4 Sing With the Wind
Abbott, Winston O.
South Windsor, CT Inspiration House 1968 0-918114-01-2 / 9780918114013 13th printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Bette Eaton Bossen, Illust. Signed
unpaginated Fine in Fine DJ - new archival quality mylar cover. Beautifully clean red cloth book with gold lettering and illustration of bending grass on cover. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Lovely illustrations throughout by Bette Eaton Bossen. Immaculate dust jacket with photo of author and illustrator on rear. No chipping. Poems about the beauty of nature. 8vo. Poetry. 003064

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The Green Thumb Book of Indoor Gardening, Abraham, George
5 The Green Thumb Book of Indoor Gardening
Abraham, George
New York Prentice Hall 1967 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, in clean unclipped jacket, SIGNED by the author. Green boards with gold lettering and decoration on spine; very light soiling to front board. 1/3" closed tear at center top spine edge. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Best Wishes - George 'Doc' Abraham - Dec. 1967." 304 pp. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped ( on front inside flap), has a few tiny edge chips at top spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears, tiny chip to lower rear corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019750

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The Green Thumb Gardening Handbook, Abraham, George
6 The Green Thumb Gardening Handbook
Abraham, George
Englewood Cliffs Prentice Hall 1961 First Hard Cover Very Good Good + Jacket Signed
Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying, very light wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Some foxing has occurred to endpapers. All text pages clean and unfoxed. 344 pgs. illustrated with drawings. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper "Best Wishes, George Abraham, 1962". Dustjacket is clean and not price clipped, but has 1" square piece missing at base of spine, small closed tears at folds, slight chipping at top of spine and top of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Gardening. 008917

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Improbable: A Novel, Adam Fawer
7 Improbable: A Novel
Adam Fawer
New York William Morrow 2005 0060736771 / 9780060736774 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Author's debut novel. Clean teal green boards with black spine, metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 403 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A riveting story of chance, fate, and numbers, and one man's strange journey past the boundaries of the possible into the chilling realm of the improbable. 023788

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Red of the Dawn - A Story of A Minister and His Wife, Adam, Cecile Belle
8 Red of the Dawn - A Story of A Minister and His Wife
Adam, Cecile Belle
New York Daniel Ryerson, Inc. 1937 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author, in original dust jacket. Immaculate clean and bright red cloth boards with crisp stamped black lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight browning). Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Greetings - Cecile Belle Adam". 320 pages. Clean dust jacket (design by W. G. Adam 1937) has very slight edge wear, a few short closed edge tears,one small v-shaped chip at top edge of rear panel. Nice photo of author on front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Religious novel of two young idealists who go out from college with the hope of bettering a materialistic world. First the World War separates the newlyweds. Then follows a series of disappointments, doubts and disillusionments. An "inside view" of parsonage life in a young minister's family. 025416

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An Old Boy Remembers, Adams, John Quincy, D.D.
9 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

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SAINT CROIX NOTES - River Mornings, Radio Nights, Adams, Noah
10 SAINT CROIX NOTES - River Mornings, Radio Nights
Adams, Noah
New York W W Norton & Co Inc 1990 0393029050 / 9780393029055 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition (and First Printing, with full number line), SIGNED by author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean purple boards with lighter purple cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: "To Gretchen - Someone who care about the weather - the animals and memories of the land - With Thanks - Noah 11/5/90." 221 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "This book is like bright, warm sunshine in the dead of a grey winter. Noah Adams can find the spirits in a river and in the woods and, describing them with freshness, making them ours. Saint Croix Notes is a powerful antidote to computers, telephones, and heavy traffic." - Clyde Edgerton (author of The Floatplane Notebooks). 025420

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More Fables, Ade, George
11 More Fables
Ade, George
Chicago Herbert S. Stone 1900 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket Clyde J. Newman, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, decorated American trade binding, SIGNED by author, and SIGNED by illustrator with added original sketch. Small book (approx. 6" x 4-1/2"). Yellow cloth boards with green and black decoration, lettering and line border on cover, black lettering on spine. Hint of very light soiling. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Very tasteful small custom bookplate on front pastedown. Illustrated by Clyde J. Newman. Lovely small original ink sketch of woman in an apron by Clyde J. Newman with his signature below with date Nov. 13, 1900 is on back of blank fly leaf. Opposite this, on the front free endpaper, is inscription and signature of author: "To The Gussys - George Ade - Chicago - Nov. 19, 1900." 218 pages. 023449

Price: 150.00 USD
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The Way It Was, Aden, Bob
12 The Way It Was
Aden, Bob
Excelsior, MN Old Log Theater 1989 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in clean unchipped jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with brown lettering, photo decorated cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 145 pp. Illustrated with photographs. Clean jacket is unchipped, one tiny closed edge tear, photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An account of the Old Log Theater's early years. 019664

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My War With Japan, Alcott, Carroll
13 My War With Japan
Alcott, Carroll
New York Henry Holt 1943 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with burgundy lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Signed on front free endpaper by author: "Faithfully - Carroll Alcott - June 1943." Very small previous owner last name at top edge of front free endpaper. 368 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has fading to spine, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. American newsman and radio broadcaster in the Far East, Carroll Alcott conducted a fierce one-man war against the Rising Sun for fifteen years. This book is what he knew about the Japanese enemy at the time. 023497

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14 Jo's Boys
Alcott, Louis M.
Boston Roberts Brothers 1887 Early Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Decorated brown cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Small spot of wear-through at top spine corner. Light soiling to boards. Binding is tight, no cracking, with slight lean. Clean floral endpapers. Small previous owner name neatly penned on back of frontispiece. Frontispiece portrait of author with clean original tissue guard. 365 pp. + advertising. "Copyright 1886, by Louis M. Alcott" on copyright page, 1887 on title page. 020331

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Vegetable Diet - As Sanctioned by Medical Men, and By Experience in All Ages, Alcott, William A.
15 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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Heroes of the Empty View, Aldridge, James
16 Heroes of the Empty View
Aldridge, James
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1954 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine and small illustration of man on camel blind stamped on front cover. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages, edges, and endpapers are clean and bright; no writing or marks. 428 pgs. Brightly colored orange dustjacket is not price clipped, has closed horizontal tear to spine and 2" vertically down to base along front spine edge. A few small closed tears along edges and some chipping to corners. Biography of author on rear panel. Jacket designed by Jean Carlu. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The Empty View is the desert of the arab nomad, the desert of revolt. The Heroes are the tribal Arabs fighting for their traditional freedom, and against the machine age and its politics. A novel of man versus time and change, the man of the story being modeled somewhat after T. E. Lawrence. 8 Vo. Middle East. 014463

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The Running Tide, Aleksander, Irina
17 The Running Tide
Aleksander, Irina
New York Duell, Sloan, & Pearce 1943 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Tiny spots of wear at base of spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight browning), with small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Translated from the Russian by Bernard Guilbert Guerney. 264 pages. Illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top edge of spine, a few short closed edge tears, some age-toning. Large photo of author on rear panel holding an elegant cigarette holder. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel based on the life of a seawoman. Aboard a ship in the Baltic, she participates in the defense of Leningrade in 1941, an epic of human courage told with an intensity worthy of great Russian literature. She joins a guerrilla band and takes part in crucial action behind the German lines. Finally assigned to the sea again, she sails to America and her story reaches its climax in blazing action under submarine and air assault. 027030

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The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty, Alexander, Caroline
18 The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty
Alexander, Caroline
New York Viking 2003 0-670-03133-X / 9780670031337 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean light green boards with darker green spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 491 pgs. Illustrated with beautiful color plates. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. By the author of "The Endurance." 8vo. Ships & Sailing. 013377

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Reveille for Radicals, Alinsky, Saul D.
19 Reveille for Radicals
Alinsky, Saul D.
Chicago University of Chicago Press 1946 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 228 pages. Dust jacket is quite clean, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has small edge chips, closed tears, very slight fading to background of spine. Photo of author on front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027320

Price: 150.00 USD
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20 Boysi Himself
Allan, Glenn
New York Samuel Curl, Inc. 1946 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean gray cloth boards with blue-black lettering on cover and spine. Slight surface wear to top and bottom spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; clean endpapers -- no names, writing or marks. 267 pgs. Color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear and short closed edge tears, slightest hint of light soiling. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. First book appearance of "Boysi" the African American cook and self-elected manager of the Oates family; Glenn Allan's widely loved stories about Boysi first appeared in the Saturday Evening Post. 8vo. Fiction. 015204

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