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Canal Town, Adams, Samuel Hopkins
1 Canal Town
Adams, Samuel Hopkins
New York Random House 1944 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Third printing in clean illustrated dust jacket. Very nice copy. Light blue cloth boards with gold and dark blue lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name on front free endpaper. 466 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket designed by William Sharp is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A romantic novel about a young doctor coming to Palmyra, New York and set against the building of the Erie Canal. 026626

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In Harmony with Nature: Creative Country Construction, Bruyere, Christian and Robert Inwood
2 In Harmony with Nature: Creative Country Construction
Bruyere, Christian and Robert Inwood
Drake Publishers, Inc 1975 0877497788 / 9780877497783 Third printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, third printing in original unclipped dust jacket. Large book - size approx. 9" x 11-1/2". Clean light brown boards with dark brown lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner bookplate on front pastedown, no other marks. Nicely illustrated throughout. 213 pages. Dust jacket has light soiling, edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Creative construction techniques and ideas for designing and building your own structures...knowledge garnered from homesteaders and back-to-the-landers who have developed techniques out of need and independence. 028287

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Soldiering on the Job, Core, Sue
3 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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The Art of the Stonemason, Cramb, Ian
4 The Art of the Stonemason
Cramb, Ian
Betterway Publications 1992 1558702253 / 9781558702257 First Paperback Near Fine 
Clean large paperback. No creasing or curling; all pages and edges are clean and bright - no names, writing or marks. Thoroughly illustrated with photographs, drawings. 174 pages. Size is approx. 8-1/2" x 11". Author is a fifth generation stonemason who relies on the old methods of buildign to create and restore beautiful structures that will last for centuries. 027084

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The Ship Model Builder's Assistant - Publication Number Twelve of the Marine research Society, Salem, Mass., Davis, Charles G., Naval Architect
5 The Ship Model Builder's Assistant - Publication Number Twelve of the Marine research Society, Salem, Mass.
Davis, Charles G., Naval Architect
Salem, Massachusetts Marine Research Society 1926 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean hardcover book in original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings by the author. 275 pages with index. Dust jacket is slightly age-toned, has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges (1/16th inch or less), one short closed edge tear, publisher's price printed on spine (5.00). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 027209

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Pony Jungle, Davis, Lavinia R.
6 Pony Jungle
Davis, Lavinia R.
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1941 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Gordon Ross, Illustrator 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean original dust jacket. Clean dark green cloth boards with white illustration of two children on horseback on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Gordon Ross. 309 pages. Dust jacket has very small chips at spine corners, a few short closed edge tears and some edge wrinkling on rear panel, price clip to upper corner of front inside flap (partial price showing). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An absosrbing horse story full of mysterious happenings at a hideout in a cove by the river, where the Terrill boys and their sister, Dibs, along with the English girl and boy staying for the summer at nearby Edgemont, spend days building their camp and riding horses. 022299

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Water Features for Small Gardens - From Concept to Construction, Davitt, Keith
7 Water Features for Small Gardens - From Concept to Construction
Davitt, Keith
Timber Press, Incorporated 2003 0881925969 / 9780881925968 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs. 174 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Celebrated designer Keith Davitt brings the delights of the water garden within reach of everyone in this lovely book. Detailed case studies depict actual gardens progressing from the planning stage to planting, and the author shows step-by-step how such features are created using only modest building skills. 026838

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Suggested Unit Course in Interior and Exterior Trim, Delmar Publishers, Inc.
8 Suggested Unit Course in Interior and Exterior Trim
Delmar Publishers, Inc.
Albany, New York Delmar Publishers, Inc. 1948 Paperback Very Good 
Course in the Carpentry Series from Delmar Publishers, Inc. of Albany, New York. No date of publication, circa 1948. Clean softcover book with plastic comb binding. Size approx. 8" x 10-1/4". Wood-like card covers with entryway illustration. Tiny wrinkle to one lower corner, small #8 at upper corner of cover. Note at top edge of interior side of cover. Pages are clean. Well illustrated with drawings, precise instructions. 264 pages. 028160

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The Blue Fox, Duncan, Ronald
9 The Blue Fox
Duncan, Ronald
New York Oxford Press 1952 First Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket Michael Hansom, Illustrator 
Very clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Hint of light surface wear to bottom spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean bright illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name and date neatly penned at top corner of half-title page; no other marks. 202 pgs. Foreword by Brian Vesey Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Michael Hansom. Clean dustjacket has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, a few short closed edge tears, clear tape at top and bottom spine edge. Ronald Duncan, a farmer "down to earth and mud on his boots" blends a laconic wit with the sensibilities of a poet. He is equally skillful at demolishing in a word the pomposities of a bureaucratic rat killer, and at building up in the next moment the feel of an English meadow after a rainstorm. A wise and happy man, whatever his mood he manages to infect us with his delight in the world. The scene is Devonshire, and the Blue Fox pub the particular symbol of village life from which Duncan derives his inspiration. 017630

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Around the Capital with Uncle Hank - Recorded Together with Many Pictures, Fleming, Thomas
10 Around the Capital with Uncle Hank - Recorded Together with Many Pictures
Fleming, Thomas
New York The Nutshell Publishing Co. 1902 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Brown pebbled cloth boards with decorated binding (silver capital building and lettering on cover, silver lettering and small decoration on spine). Nice, solid book. Clean, with some fading to front board right edge, faint moisture stain to rear outer board edge. A few tiny spots of wear at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with decorated front fixed endpaper. Illustrated with hundreds of excellent drawings by the author, including sketch from life of President Theodore Roosevelt, and comical sketches and cartoons of many other politicians and scenes of the era. 316 pages. 021592

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Albert & Victoria, Gangloff, Deborah
11 Albert & Victoria
Gangloff, Deborah
New York Crown Publishers 1989 0-517-57044-0 / 9780517570449 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Bill Woodman, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean blue cloth boards with silver decoration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean pink endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 71 pgs. with illustrations by Bill Woodman. Clean unfaded dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A children's novel about two best friends who are bugs, living in the Empire State Building. 8vo. Children's. 016648

Price: 15.00 USD
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Working Through at Lincoln High, Gollomb, Joseph
12 Working Through at Lincoln High
Gollomb, Joseph
New York Macmillan 1924 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Edward C. Caswell, Illustrator 
Second Printing (June, 1924). Decorated American trade binding (dark blue pebbled cloth boards with gold decoration (large building against a golden sky), stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Edward C. Caswell. 228 pages. Scarce book. 025370

Price: 100.00 USD
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American Authors and Their Homes: Personal Descriptions and Interviews, Halsey, Francis Whiting
13 American Authors and Their Homes: Personal Descriptions and Interviews
Halsey, Francis Whiting
New York James Pott & Co. 1901 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean olive green ribbed cloth boards with stamped decoration, Gilt and pink stamped decoration, gilt lettering and gilt title box on spine. Gilt top page edges. No fraying, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date on front free endpaper. Frontis photograph with printed tissue guard ( Interior of Author's Club in the Carnegie Building, New York). Additional photograph plates throughout of author's homes, including Henry Van Dyke, Frank R. Stockton, John Burroughs, Ernest Seton-Thompson and more. 302 pgs. with index. 8vo. Authors. 008892

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The Home Mechanic's Outdoor Handbook, Hawkins, R.R. and C. H. Abbe
14 The Home Mechanic's Outdoor Handbook
Hawkins, R.R. and C. H. Abbe
New York D. Van Nostrand Company 1950 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean solid book and original dust jacket. Clean gray cloth boards with stamped green lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Generously illustrated with detailed drawings and diagrams. 490 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Comprehensive and detailed working directions for building every outdoor feature that you may ever want to add to your home. Grills, fireplaces, shuffleboards, horsehoe grounds, badminton courts, tennis courts and swimming pools are among the features and improvements included in this book, along with curbs, edgings, terraces, breezeways, outdoor lighting systems and more. 023699

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Choice Yacht Designs, Henderson, Richard
15 Choice Yacht Designs
Henderson, Richard
Camden, Maine International Marine Publishing Co. 1979 0877421129 / 9780877421122 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean unworn book in clean original dust jacket. Orange cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with great photos and detailed drawings. 239 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, has very slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. 026058

Price: 20.00 USD
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Bonaparte in Egypt, Herold, J. Christopher
16 Bonaparte in Egypt
Herold, J. Christopher
New York Harper & Row 1962 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, slight fading to edges. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with decorated endpapers (small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper). Preface by the author. Illustrated with maps, black and white plates. 424 pages with index + "About the Author" on last page. Clean dust jacket has slight edge wear, not price clipped, tiny loss from chipping at top and bottom spine edges (1/16"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The French expedition to Egypt which Bonapart launched in 1798 was one of the most exciting, most harrowing, most futile, and yet most fruitful adventures in modern times, and the three years of occupation left a lasting mark on Egypt. With the armed forces came a group of experts--the so-called Scientific and Artistic Commission--which included some of the most brilliant scholars and scientists of the time. In incredibly adverse circumstances, these men put their talents at the service of the army of occupation, of Egypt, and of knowledge. It was they who discovered the glories of ancient Egypt, who studied for the first time the colossal ruins of Luxor and Karnak as well as the Rosetta Stone, who surveyed the Isthmus of Suez with a view to building a canal, and who collected enough data to fill nine large volumes of text and fourteen volumes of plates. It was because of them that the expedition was something more than a futile and criminal waste of lives. 027980

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Legacy in Stone: The Rideau Corridor, Humphreys, Barbara and Fiona Spalding-Smith
17 Legacy in Stone: The Rideau Corridor
Humphreys, Barbara and Fiona Spalding-Smith
Erin, Ontario, Canada Boston Mills Press 1999 155046213X / 9781550462135 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Fiona Spalding-Smith, Photographer 
First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright silver 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 bookplates. Illustrated with full color photographs by Fiona Spalding-Smith. 96 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has one short closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Stretching some 200 kilometres between Kingston and Ottawa, the Rideau Corridor encompasses a wealth of rural charm. At its heart, the Rideau Canal connects a series of rivers and lakes to create one of the most picturesque waterways on the continent. Throughout the nineteenth century, hundreds of buildings were constructed here of stone, because of its availability and the number of skilled masons who remained in the area after their work on the Canal. Photographer Fiona Spalding-Smith and historian Barbara Humphreys have chosen as examples many fine structures that demonstrate the incomparable beauty, versatility, endurance and strength of stone. 027365

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Ship Model Building, Johnson, Gene
18 Ship Model Building
Johnson, Gene
New York Cornell Maritime Press 1944 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (small previous owner name neatly penned on front fixed endpaper). 1944 on title page; Copyright, 1943 on copyright page. 242 pp. with index. Well illustrated with black and white drawings. In clean dustjacket, not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), with a few tiny closed edge tears, hint of wear at top and bottom spine edges; "Back the Attack! Buy Bonds" plea on back panel with ship illustration. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020518

Price: 50.00 USD
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Kennel Building & Plans, Judy, Will
19 Kennel Building & Plans
Judy, Will
Chicago Judy Publishing Company 1968 Seventh (Revised) Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean bright orange cloth boards with crisp black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean orange endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 112 pgs. Illustrated with photographs, drawings and plans. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with a few very tiny edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 32 chapters covering all phases from location, drainage, and zoning laws to fencing, heating, storage, ventilation and exercise. 6" x 9". Dogs. 017074

Price: 25.00 USD
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House, Kidder, Tracy
20 House
Kidder, Tracy
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1985 0395363179 / 9780395363171 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Cream paper-covered boards with author's gold initials on cover, beige cloth spine with gold lettering. A few tiny spots of foxing to cloth spine at upper edge. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers. Signature of someone (illegible) and date (1985) on half title page. No other marks. 341 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author documents the construction of a new house from gleam-in-the-eye to moving day. In intimate detail we see the ambitious owners, the architect who gives form to their dreams, and the carpenters who pound the nails. Kidder delves deep into the lives of them all, artfully weaving their stories into his portrait of the project that brings them all together. 027050

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