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The Story of Man in Yellowstone, Beal, Merrill D.
1 The Story of Man in Yellowstone
Beal, Merrill D.
Yellowstone Park, Wyoming Yellowstone Library and Museum Association 1960 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Revised Edition, SIGNED by author, in illustrated dustjacket. Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering and decoration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. Signed by author on the title page. 320 pp. with index. Illustrated with photographs, drawings and maps. Dustjacket is clean (hint of very faint soiling to rear panel), 1/4" chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A detailed and thorough history of the early explorers and later interesting development of Yellowstone Park. 020245

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Fingerprints - Fifty Years of Scientifc Crime Detection, Browne, Douglas G. and Alan Brock
2 Fingerprints - Fifty Years of Scientifc Crime Detection
Browne, Douglas G. and Alan Brock
London George G. Harrap 1953 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition statement on copyright page, in clean original jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Tiny spots of wear to two corner tips and top spine corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 224 pp. with index. Illustrated with black and white plates. Foreword by Ex-Chief Superintendent F. R. Cherrill, M.B.E. Dustjacket is price clipped, has chip at top spine edge (maximum depth 3/4" - title unaffected). Very small chip at base of front panel, a few tiny nicks and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. First full non-technical account of fingerprinting and its various uses. History and development of the science, with discussion of particular cases in which fingerprinting has played a significant role. 020401

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Cosmic Canticle, Cardenal,  Ernesto
3 Cosmic Canticle
Cardenal, Ernesto
Connecticut Curbstone Press 1993 1880684071 / 9781880684078 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First U.S. Edition, in clean unclipped jacket. Translated by by John Lyons. Clean orange boards with black cloth spine, gold 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. 490 pages. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (24.95 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Small newspaper article on the author enclosed from 2/10/95 "Noted Nicaraguan Priest Backing New Left Party." Written over a thirty year period, Cosmic Canticle is the crowning achievement of Ernesto Cardenal, one of the towering international figures in 20th century poetry. In this epic poem, Cardenal explores Latin American history by relating the evolution of the Universe to the development of human understanding. 022507

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Great English Houses, Chamberlin, Russell
4 Great English Houses
Chamberlin, Russell
New York Harmony Books 19881983 0-517-55086-5 / 9780517550861 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful full color and black and white photographs. 152 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (14.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, small closed tear at spine gutter. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Chronological survey of 50 of the most notable houses in England from Norman times to the present, emphasizing the unique character of each. Provdes a revealing view ofthe development of the English country house through the ages, its survival in today's economic climate and its continuing importance as a monument to the past. 021734

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Liberty and Property, Coleman, R. V.
5 Liberty and Property
Coleman, R. V.
New York Charles Scribner 1951 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, Firt Printing (with "A" on copyright page), in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold sailing ship design on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 62 illustrations from original paintings and engravings. 28 full page maps. 606 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has slight edge wear, no chips, not price clipped (5.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of tghe fabulous century in which the United States was borfn: 1664-1765. A straightforward, authoritative, fascinating account of the dramatic growth, and the commercial and political development, of the American colonies between 1664 and 1765. 023684

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The Croaker, Creasey, John
6 The Croaker
Creasey, John
New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1973 0030013615 / 9780030013614 Reissue Book Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean red boards with blind-stamped author initials on front board, clean black spine with white lettering. No bumping or wear. binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 200 pp. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A reissue of the first Patrick Dawlish suspense novel, which provides an introduction that desribes the development of the Patrick Dawlish books and a retrospective assessment of the vitality and other qualities necessary to sustain a successful detective series over more than three decades. 018613

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7 The Green Cathedral: Sustainable Development of Amazonia
De Onis, Juan
New York/Oxford Oxford University Press 1992 0-19-507460-2 / 9780195074604 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean yellow/orange cloth boards with green cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are clean and bright, with remainder mark on bottom and top page edges. No names, writing or bookplates. 280 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear or tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. South America. 010900

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Mr. Lincoln and the Negroes - The Long Road to Equality, Douglas, William O.
8 Mr. Lincoln and the Negroes - The Long Road to Equality
Douglas, William O.
New York Atheneum 1963 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with blind-stamped author initials on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean endpapers (neatly stamped previous owner name on front fixed endpaper). 237 pages with index. Dust jacket has very slight edge wear, a few tiny closed edge tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Beginning with the debates of the 1850's, Justice Douglas traces the development of Lincoln's attitude toward negroes from its early formulation in a world where even opponents of slavery "relegated the Nwegro to second-class citizenship." We see Lincoln walking the painful path from opposition to the extension of slavery, through bloody war, to Emancipation and the Second Inaugural Address. 025644

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Edge City:  Life on the New Frontier, Garreau, Joel
9 Edge City: Life on the New Frontier
Garreau, Joel
New York - London - Toronto - Sydney - Auckland Doubleday 1991 0-385-26249-3 / 9780385262491 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in dust jacket. Very clean black boards with gilt lettering on black cloth spine. No surface wear or bumping. Binding is tight and square. Pages, edges and endpapers are very clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. Illustrated endpapers. 546 pgs. with index. Clean, bright dustjacket is price clipped, very light hint of bumping to spine edges. No chips, tears or creases. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Large 8v0. Urban Development. 014971

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10 The Missiles of Zajecar
Hallstead, William F.
Chilton Books 1969 First Hard Cover Near FIne No Dustjacket Jacket 
155 pgs. Nr Fine Clean red cloth boards with grey lettering on spine. No wear to boards. Binding is tight & square, pages are bright and clean. No names, writing or bookplates inside. Stated First Edition. A fictional story encompassing facts about the Nazi development of surface to air missiles late in World War II. 8vo. Military Adventure. 003488

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11 Steeplechasing
Hislop, John
London Hutchinson & Co. 1954 Second Printing Hard Cover Good No Dustjacket Jacket John Skeaping, Illustrator 
Green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Light soiling to boards. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with some foxing to outside page edges, front endpapers and contents pages. Illustrated with drawings in color and black and white by John Skeaping. 256 pgs. Very informative book with chapters on the origin & development of steeplechasing, riding good and bad jumpers, seat and hands, seat over a fence, the start, equipment, keeping fit, tactics, use and abuse of the whip, breeding of jumpers, training, courses and more. 8vo. Horses. 009113

Price: 12.00 USD
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Sleep (Scientific American Library), Hobson, J. Allan
12 Sleep (Scientific American Library)
Hobson, J. Allan
New York W H Freeman & Co 1989 0716750503 / 9780716750505 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean book and dust jacket. Unfaded yellow cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Thoroughly illustrated with color photographs, drawings, charts. 213 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. As far-reaching as it is readable, Hobson's brilliant account covers everything from the natural history of sleep among different species to the development of individual sleeping patterns; from the biochemistry of the brain during sleep to the interpretation of dreams; from the sleep disorders that plagueus to the functions of sleep in the maintenance of life. 027211

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American Colonial Architecture - Its Origin & Development, Jackson, Joseph
13 American Colonial Architecture - Its Origin & Development
Jackson, Joseph
Philadelphia David McKay 1924 First Hardcover Fine no dust jacket 
Very clean decorated American trade binding. Clean green cloth boards with gold lettering, decoration and line border on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading 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 photographs. 228 pages with index. 027574

Price: 35.00 USD
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My Father Mr. Mercedes, Jellinek-Mercedes, Guy
14 My Father Mr. Mercedes
Jellinek-Mercedes, Guy
Philadelphia Chilton Books 1961 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fading, 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 black and white photographs. 319 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A vivid portrayal of a most colorful, eccentric, and forceful character and the important role he played in the development of the automobile. A detailed analysis, not only of Emil Jellinek-Mercedes' life, but also of automotive history on the continent. 026324

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The Facts of Life: 2, Jonathan Miller
15 The Facts of Life: 2
Jonathan Miller
New York Viking 1984 0670304654 / 9780670304653 Hardcover Very Good+ 
This book is like brand new except for very light rubbing to the sheen of the glossy boards. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. All pop up pieces and parts are intact and working perfectly. Amazing three-dimensional detailed movable illustrations showing the development of a baby from conception to birth. 025934

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16 The Sanskrit Drama in Its Origin, Development, Theory and Practice
Keith, A. Berriedale
London Oxford University Press 1959 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean light maroon cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 405 pgs. with index. Scarce dustjacket is not price clipped, has two small closed edge tears and very small corner chips, is quite clean (just a hint of soiling to rear panel). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Theater. 008752

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Development of Central and Western New York - From the Arrival of the White Man to the Eve of the Civil War, Mau, Clayton
17 The Development of Central and Western New York - From the Arrival of the White Man to the Eve of the Civil War
Mau, Clayton
Dansville, NY Clayton Mau 1958 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Revised and Enlarged Edition, SIGNED by author in original unclipped jacket. Red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. A few tiny faint spots, otherwise clean, with no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers (small previous owner name). Signed by the author on title page: "Clayton Mau". Illustrated. 466 pages with index. Dustjacket has light foxing, no chips or tears, not price clipped (5.75 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Arranged in chornological order, these carefully edited source materials deal with the period from shortly after 1600, when the country was inhabited by the Iroquois Indians and when written records pertaining to the area first appeared, to 1860, the eve of the Civil War. 021918

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The Story of War Weapons, McClintock, Marshall
18 The Story of War Weapons
McClintock, Marshall
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1945 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean bright orange cloth boards with crisp black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 173 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has 1" deep chip at top spine edge, very small corner chips, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This book covers the interesting development of man's weapons. 6" x 8-1/2". War/Military. 017083

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Changing Years, Merrill, Arch
19 The Changing Years
Merrill, Arch
New York American Book-Stratford Press 1967 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white plates. 195 pages. Dust jacket is clean (with exception of price on inner flap being inked out), has a few tiny edge chips and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Arch Merrill, in his 22nd book, tells how the automobile, after the coming of paved roads, combined with the development of aviation, virtually remade our world. 025171

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The Lonely Furrow - Farming in the United States, Japan, and India, Nair, Kusum
20 The Lonely Furrow - Farming in the United States, Japan, and India
Nair, Kusum
Ann Arbor University of Michigan Press 1969 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition in clean dustjacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean green/black decorated cloth boards with yellow lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean photo illustrated endpapers; no previous owner markings. Signed by author on half title page: "With Warm Regards, Kusum Nair." 314 pp. with index. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped (7.95 on front inside flap), enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author visits scores of individual farmers in the U.S. and Japan, discusses the promotion of agricultural development in India. 020074

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