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1 Bellingrath Gardens and The Bellingrath Home

Bellingrath-Morse Foundation 1958 Hard Cover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean blue-black cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumped corners or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and illustrations are bright and clean. No names or bookplates inside. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has 1" closed tear at base of front panel, very small (1/4") closed tear at top edge of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8-3/4" x 7-1/2". Gardening. 004368

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An Old Boy Remembers, Adams, John Quincy, D.D.
2 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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Living a Beautiful Life: Five Hundred Ways to Add Elegance, Order, Beauty, and Joy to Every Day of Your Life, Alexandra Stoddard
3 Living a Beautiful Life: Five Hundred Ways to Add Elegance, Order, Beauty, and Joy to Every Day of Your Life
Alexandra Stoddard
New York Random House 1986 0394555392 / 9780394555393 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Later printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean red boards with red cloth spine, gold initials on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; narrow line of fading to top and bottom front board edges. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright, with red endpapers. Brief previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Illustrated with drawings. 178 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An elegant, copious, and forever rereadable book which shows how to live a more beautiful and well-ordered life every single day. Hundreds of techniques for turning ordinary into the extraordinary, and for turning dull, irritating routinnes into life-enhancing rituals. 024392

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Seasoned with Salt, Arny, Mary Travis
4 Seasoned with Salt
Arny, Mary Travis
Philadelphia Westminster Press 1959 First Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket 
Clean beige/gray cloth boards with small green illustration on cover, green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 230 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has short closed edge tears, and light edge wear, hint of rubbing, two clear pieces of tape reinforcing corners of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of an American family in Montclair, NJ, whose rambling old house became home to family, and to assorted boarders ranging from defense workers to a brood of orphan owls. 018757

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The Illustrated Aviation Encyclopedia, Aviation Research Associates
5 The Illustrated Aviation Encyclopedia
Aviation Research Associates
New York New Home Library 1944 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"Original Publication of The New Home Library, February, 1944" in clean original dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with white wave design on cover and spine, white title box on spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small previous owner name and date neatly penned at top corner of front free endpaper. Red colored text block edges. Well illustrated with drawings. 236 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has a few tiny closed edge tears, fading to background of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The technical, scientific, and slang words and terms of the language of the air, including aircraft types, construction, operation, meteorology, navigation, aerodynamics, and more. Arranged alphabetically with a unique method for ready cross-reference. 025551

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The Pantanal - Brazil's Forgotten Wilderness, Banks, Vic
6 The Pantanal - Brazil's Forgotten Wilderness
Banks, Vic
San Francisco Sierra Club Books 1991 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped jacket, with author-signed typed letter laid in. Clean gray boards with blue-black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs. 254 pages with index. Typed letter on author's letterhead, signed by author, to Chair of the Environmental Studies Program and Syracuse College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Clean jacket is not price clipped (22.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Photojournalist and Cinematographer Vic Banks chronicles his adventure in an area of South America that is home to the greatest concentration of wildlife on the continent. 022510

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The Story of the Fishes (Appleton's Home Reading Books), Baskett, James Newton
7 The Story of the Fishes (Appleton's Home Reading Books)
Baskett, James Newton
New York D. Appleton 1899 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
1899 on title page and copyright page. Clean moss green cloth boards with black stamped lettering and decoration opn cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small oval stamp of "Davenport Academy of Sciences" near top of front free endpaper. Also a small inventory number near top edge of FFE. Gorgeous irridescent full color frontispiece illustration (American food fishes) with tissue guard. Many wonderful black and white illustrations throughout. 297 pages with index. Size approx. 5" x 7-1/2". An amazing book with great information and detail, along with excellent illustrations. 025067

Price: 65.00 USD
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Vogue Sewing for the Home, Bendel, Peggy
8 Vogue Sewing for the Home
Bendel, Peggy
New York Harper & Row 1985 0061811297 / 9780061811296 Book Club Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
In clean unchipped jacket. Clean red cloth boards with blind-stamped and stamped silver lettering on cover, silver lettering on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to corners, no fraying or fading. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 192 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Dozens of easy and elegant decorating projects for every room in your home. 018959

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H.M.S. Rodney at Sea - Being the Story of the Second Commission of His Majesty's Battleship 'Rodney', Benstead, C. R.
9 H.M.S. Rodney at Sea - Being the Story of the Second Commission of His Majesty's Battleship 'Rodney'
Benstead, C. R.
London Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1932 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original jacket, with price intact on spine of jacket (7/6 net). Jacket design by A. E. Taylor. Clean navy blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, gold navy ship on cover. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers illustrated with track charts (maps). No names, writing or bookplates. With twenty photo illustrations. 205 pages with Appendix, 8 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Jacket has two tiny shallow chips at top spine edge, slightly age-toned, hint of very light soiling to rear panel which advertises author's previous book, "Retreat - A Story of 1918". Jacket is enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a British battleship in home waters, naval fact and description of how those who served on the 'Rodney", one of the two most powerful battleships in the world at the time, spent the years of her second commission. 022768

Price: 60.00 USD
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The Why and How of Home Horticulture, Bienz, D. R.
10 The Why and How of Home Horticulture
Bienz, D. R.
New York W.h. Freeman & Company 1997 0716723530 / 9780716723530 Second Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Second Edition, with more emphasis on organic gardening, new illustrations and and an up-to-date glossary and chapter references. In clean bright unclipped jacket. Very clean white boards with black 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. Illustrated with photographs, charts and diagrams. 587 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (42.95 on front inside flap), no chips, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. For all types of gardeners and all types of gardens, a unique synthesis of scientific and practical horticultural knowledge. 021860

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11 The Home Has a Heart
Bjorn, Thyra Ferre
Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1968 03-068060-3 Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean pink boards with small heart on cover, black lettering and silver decoration on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are clean. Very small P/O label at inside edge of front free endpaper. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, has two small closed tears (under 1/2"). Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Sweden. 005346

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The Creation of a Home, Blair, Emily Newell
12 The Creation of a Home
Blair, Emily Newell
New York Farrar & Rinehart 1930 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Blue cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of very light soiling, slight surface wear to corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner inscription and date (1931) on front free endpaper. 279 pgs. Timeless ideas and tips on what it takes to turn a house into a home, including furnishing a home, hospitality, decorating, dealing with housekeeping, and much more. 8vo. Homemaking. 014817

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Hungry for Home: A Wolf Odyssey, Bowen, Asta
13 Hungry for Home: A Wolf Odyssey
Bowen, Asta
New York Simon & Schuster 1997 0-684-82361-6 / 9780684823614 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Jane Hart Meyer, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean unfaded dark green boards with bright 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. 218 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A brilliant story about a cunning wolf mother and her family struggling for survival in the contemporary West. 8vo. Nature. 016494

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Second Circle, Brebner, Winston
14 The Second Circle
Brebner, Winston
New York Viking Press 1951 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean gray cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine,squiggly blue line border and decorates spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. "First Published by The Viking Press in October 1951" on copyright page. 275 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), very slight age toning to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. On what turned out to be the last day of war in italy, Pio, an American soldier, had the narrowest of escapes. Some of his comrades met a fate which he himself missed only by accident and which he blamed himself for not helping to prevent. The memory of their fate pursues him through the desperate chase which his story becomes. An intense romance with a girl helps him forget, and he falls in love, despite having a wife at home he married on the eve of his departure. 024023

Price: 40.00 USD
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Cheesemaking Made Easy: 60 Delicious Varieties, Carroll, Robert and Ricki
15 Cheesemaking Made Easy: 60 Delicious Varieties
Carroll, Robert and Ricki
Storey Publishing, LLC 1996 0882662678 / 9780882662671 Later printing Paperback Near Fine 
Very clean trade paperback. Cover is clean, no chipping or creasing. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with no names, writing or marks. Well-illustrated with drawings and photographs. 135 pages with index. Size approx. 8-1/2" x 7-1/4". Step-by-step instructions for making delicious and nitritional cheese at home. 026983

Price: 15.00 USD
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Easter Island: Home of the Scornful Gods, Casey, Robert J.
16 Easter Island: Home of the Scornful Gods
Casey, Robert J.
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1931 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering, small illustration on cover and spine. Tiny spot to front board edge (smaller than a grain of rice). Light surface wear to cloth on corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers, with previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front fixed endpaper. 337 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Large 8vo. Adventure. 015316

Price: 25.00 USD
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Mister Moses, Catto, Max
17 Mister Moses
Catto, Max
New York William Morrow 1961 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original jacket. Marbled green boards with yellow cloth spine, black lettering on spine. Hint of fading to board edges; very light dust soiling to spine. Binding is tight & square, no bumping or wear. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 218 pp. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, unchipped, tiny closed tear at upper rear spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel set in Africa, where a certain valley is soon to be flooded by the opening of a new dam--and where a District Officer is having his problems persuading the natives to leave their home for a tract of land set aside by the French government. Then Joe Moses arrives on the scene. A unique adventure ensues, as Mister Moses leads the natives on a forty-day trek through the jungle never for a moment without danger, excitement or hilarity. Made into a movie (1965) starring Robert Mitchum. 019317

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Sounds of Home, Chase, Ilka
18 The Sounds of Home
Chase, Ilka
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1971 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, very light bump to one corner. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers illustrated with family tree of characters; no names, writing or bookplates. 264 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, mere hint of slight edge wear. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Typed review and related newspaper article laid in. 8vo. Fiction. 016746

Price: 20.00 USD
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19 The Plum Tree
Chase, Mary Ellen
New York MacMillan 1949 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Clean deep red cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers, with tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 98 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, (2.00 on front inside flap), has slight edge wear, one shallow chip at top front panel edge (1/3" deep by 1" wide). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a home for aged ladies, which the main character and her friend transform into a place of love and good cheer, instead of the bleak and unrelieved despair of illness and old age. 8vo. Fiction. 016590

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Of Houses and Cats, Chazeau, Eunice de
20 Of Houses and Cats
Chazeau, Eunice de
New York Random House 1965 First Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket Signed
"First Printing" stated on copyright page, SIGNED by author, in original unclipped jacket. Green boards with black cloth spine, small gold decoration on cver, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Signed on front free endpaper "Eunice de Chazeau". 120 pp. Illustrated with drawings. Jacket is not price clipped (4.95 on front inside flap), has edge chipping and short closed edge tears, very light soiling. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The enchanting true story of two kittens whose instinct for pleasure made a home come alive. 019492

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