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1 American Boy Sea Stories: Selected Stories from "The American Boy"

Garden City Doubleday Doran & Co. 1935 Hard Cover Very Good Fair Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking at hinges. No names, writing or bookplates inside. Pages are clean and bright, with a little discoloration to endpapers only. 390 pgs. Colorful dustjacket with scene of boat at sea on cover, but DJ has sizeable corner chips at two front corners and base of spine, small chips at rear corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Boys Fiction. 004131

Price: 12.00 USD
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Cairo and How to See It
2 Cairo and How to See It

Cairo, Egypt Les Editions Universitaires D'Egypte 1954 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on cover, silver advertising for Air France on rear board. Slight fading to cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight, pages are clean and bright. Small previous owner initials and date 1954 at top edge of front free endpaper. 187 pgs. with clean fold-out map of Cairo at rear of book (excellent condition). Illustrated with photographs of buildings and antiquities. "Welcome to Egypt" pamphlet from Air France in excellent condition also enclosed. Book details history of the area and important sites, architecture; itinerary for one day; two days; four days; a week. 12mo. Middle East. 012706

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3 Dog Stories from Punch

New York George H. Doran 1918 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket George Morrow, Illustrator 
First Edition, with GHD device on copyright page. No date of publication listed (circa 1920). Clean beige illustrated boards sunning to edges; dark green unfaded cloth spine, clean unchipped paper label on spine. 211 pgs. Twenty-five delight ful dogs stories with charming illustrations by George Morrow. 8vo. Dogs. 016584

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Seeker: The Art of Sohan Qadri The Art of Sohan Qadri
4 Seeker: The Art of Sohan Qadri The Art of Sohan Qadri

NJ Grantha Corporation 2004 1-890206-72-5 / 9781890206727 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Gift Quality! As new book and dustjacket. Very clean white boards with silver 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. 132 pgs. Beautifully illustrated (in color) with the work of Sohan Qadri, fine artist from India. Very clean dustjacket is unchipped, no wear or tears, enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 10" x 11-3/4" 012172

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The Genesee Country
5 The Genesee Country

Rochester, NY Memorial Art Gallery 1975 Soft Cover Very Good+ 
Softcover book with color illustration on cover (painting "Genesee Valley" by Asher Brown Durand (1860)). A catalog from an art exhibit at the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, January 17-February 22, 1976. 100 pages. Cover and pages are clean. No creasing or chipping. No names or writing inside. 8-1/2" x 9". Art. WARD01486

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The Genesee Country
6 The Genesee Country

Rochester, NY Memorial Art Gallery 1975 Soft Cover Near FIne 
Softcover book with color illustration on cover (painting "Genesee Valley" by Asher Brown Durand (1860)). A catalog from an art exhibit at the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, January 17-February 22, 1976. 100 pages. Cover and pages are clean. No creasing or chipping. No names or writing inside. 8-1/2" x 9". Art. WARD01487

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7 The Great Muppet Caper

New York Muppet Press/Random House 1981 0-394-84874-8 / 9780394848747 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean bright glossy color-illustrated cover. No bumping, a touch of wear to rear bottom corner. binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with scenes from the movie. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Children's. 005118

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The Violin Teacher's Guide: A Graded & Classified List of Violin Music Slected from the Publications & Importations of G. Schirmer, New York
8 The Violin Teacher's Guide: A Graded & Classified List of Violin Music Slected from the Publications & Importations of G. Schirmer, New York

New York G. Schirmer 1913 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Dark blue cloth boards with stamped gilt lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying; hint of lightest soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Some pencil check marks in page margins; clean endpapers; small circular previous owner name on front fly leaf. 133 pgs. Includes how to choose a violin, repairing and improving the violin, six suggested graded courses of violin instruction, violin methods, and more. Scarce. 12mo. Music. 016163

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9 The Whispering Gallery: Leaves from the Diary of an Ex-Diplomat

New York Boni & Liveright 1926 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated 
Clean light brown cloth boards with gold lettering on spine and gold lettering and title box on cover. Spine slightly faded. No surface wear or bumping. Small previous owner's name/date neatly penned on front free endpaper. Pages are clean and bright; no writing or marks. Illustrated with many beautiful portraits. 288 pgs. 014676

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Tiger By the Tail: A Marionette Play
10 Tiger By the Tail: A Marionette Play

Rochester, NY Rochester Folk Art Guild Soft Cover Very Good+ 
Clean green wraps, string bound, with brown frog prince illustration and brown lettering on cover. No chipping or creasing, very slight wear to edges. Pages are clean and bright, with no names, writing or marks. Unpaginated. A children's marionette play dramatized from an old Chinese tale and silk-screened by the Rochester Folk Art Guild, with color cut-out figures (all bright and intact) bound in. 7" x 9-1/2". Play. 016652

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Come Climb My Hill, Abbott, Winston O.
11 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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Red of the Dawn - A Story of A Minister and His Wife, Adam, Cecile Belle
12 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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The Wines of America, Adams, Leon David
13 The Wines of America
Adams, Leon David
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1973 0395154561 / 9780395154564 First Hardcover Fine near fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean purple cloth boards with gold bunch of grapes on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 465 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, very slight rubbing to edges - enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The fascinating story of North American wines and winemakers from the 16th century to 1970's. 027799

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Sir Harry Vane - His Life and Times (1613-1662), Adamson, Jack H.
14 Sir Harry Vane - His Life and Times (1613-1662)
Adamson, Jack H.
Boston Gambit 1973 0876450648 / 9780876450642 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Printing in original unclipped jacket. Red cloth boards with blue cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and 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 black and white plates. 498 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped, has several short closed edge tears, small shallow chip at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Emissar of Charles the First, second governor of Massachusetts, pillar of the Protectorate, and victim of Charles the Second, atypical Puritan and passionate lover, Sir Harry Vane was a man of peace who initiated genocide in the New World and found martyrdom in the Old. His experience reaches from Indian wigwam to royal palace. This is an unparalleled picture of a formative age which is with us yet. 026034

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Hand Bookbinding: The Art & Craft - Swirbul Library Gallery, Adelphi University 2 April - 20 May, 1979 - An Exhibition of Fine Bindings and Works in Progress from the Studio of Bruce Schnabel and various Private Collections, Adelphi University
15 Hand Bookbinding: The Art & Craft - Swirbul Library Gallery, Adelphi University 2 April - 20 May, 1979 - An Exhibition of Fine Bindings and Works in Progress from the Studio of Bruce Schnabel and various Private Collections
Adelphi University
Garden City Adelphi University Press 1979 First Paperback Fine No Dust jacket 
Softcover booklet with stapled binding. Very clean stiff paper covers with illustration on cover. No creasing or wear. All pages clean, bright, unmarked. Illustrated. 23 pages. Limited to 500 copies (statement on last page of booklet). 021548

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Outwitting Squirrels - 101 Cunning Stratagems to Reduce Dramatically the Egregious Misappropriation of Seed from Your Birdfeeder by Squirrels, Adler, Bill Jr.
16 Outwitting Squirrels - 101 Cunning Stratagems to Reduce Dramatically the Egregious Misappropriation of Seed from Your Birdfeeder by Squirrels
Adler, Bill Jr.
Chicago Review Press 4-04 1613749414 / 9781613749418 Revised Third Edition Paperback Fine 
Revised and even craftier edition in as-new condition. Very clean trade paperback with no wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 220 pages, with list of further reading. A masterpiece on squirrel strategy. More than one million squirrels outwitted! 026830

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Aeschylus I; Aeschylus II (Two volumes), Aeschylus
17 Aeschylus I; Aeschylus II (Two volumes)
Aeschylus
New York Modern Library 1960 
Two volume set from the seven-volume Greek Tragedy series in Modern Library editions. Both in clean original dust jackets, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar covers. (There are a few instances of marginal notes or underlining by a previous owner in these volumes). Both are edited by David Grene and Richmond Lattimore. Descriptions follow: Aeschylus I - This is a first Modern Library edition with 393 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket, Toledano binding no 8. Clean light gray cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear; binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black top-stained upper page edges, Kent style endpapers. Tiny name neatly printed on front free endpaper. 245 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, has a few short closed edge tears, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap. Aeschylus II - Clean blue cloth boards with blind-stamped hexagonal logo on cover, gold lettering on spine. Later printing. (Toledano binding no. 11). No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean Kent style endpapers. No names or bookplates. 147 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, does have small "vol. 2" neatly penned on lower spine. 025956

Price: 18.00 USD
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Inspiring Lives of Sixty Famous Men, Ahlers, Lena C.
18 Inspiring Lives of Sixty Famous Men
Ahlers, Lena C.
Chicago Albert Whitman & Company 1928 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Benny Larsen, Illustrator 
First Edition in scarce dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with very clean unworn color paste-on illustration on cover. No fraying, fading or wear-through. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. Illustrated by Benny Larsen. 288 pages. Clean color illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped (1.50 on front inside flap), has chips and closed edge tears, surface scrape at top edge from sticker removal (size of a nickel). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Brief, pointed biographical sketches, charmingly written, of the lives of sixty famous men worth knowing--including explorers, inventors, musicians, statesmen, authors, artists and patriots. Illustrated with pen and ink portraits of the various characters of the sketches. 026841

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Meiji 1868 - Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Japan, Akamatsu, Paul
19 Meiji 1868 - Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Japan
Akamatsu, Paul
New York Harper & Row 1972 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean brown cloth boards with small silver decoration on cover, bright stamped silver 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. Translated from the French by Miriam Kochan. 330 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, very slight age-toning, vertical crease to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025632

Price: 15.00 USD
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To Live As We Wish, Aldanov, Mark
20 To Live As We Wish
Aldanov, Mark
New York E. P. Dutton 1952 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Dark blue cloth boards with circular lavender title box, gold lettering on spine. Hint of very light soiling and corner wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Translated by Nicholas Wreden. 512 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), has small edge & corner chips, short closed edge tears, light soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A Russian novel, set in the time period after World War II, moving from Nice to Paris to a Trans-Atlantic ocean liner and on to New York. Its pages are alive with vibrant characters: Nadia, an ambitious Russian girl who aspires to be a Hollywood actress; Dummler, a liberal philosopher; Pembroke, a kind but shrewd motion picture producer. 021523

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