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1 Images of the World

National Geographic Society 1981 First Cloth Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Beautifully clean silver cloth covered boards. Binding tight & square. Pages clean, no names, writing or bookplates inside. First Edition, limited to 405,000 copies. 326 fabulous photographs taken around the world in color and black and white. Clean dustjacket has minor edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Photography. WARD01090

Price: 12.00 USD
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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
2 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

Price: 30.00 USD
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Our Father's War, Bacque, James
3 Our Father's War
Bacque, James
Toronto Exile Editions, Limited 2006 1550966359 / 9781550966350 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author, in clean unchipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers. No previous owner names or bookplates. Signed on title page: "James Bacque". 631 pages. Clean bright beautiful dust jacket (cover design by Michael Callaghan) is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024655

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Exquisite Perdita, Barrington, E.
4 The Exquisite Perdita
Barrington, E.
New York Dodd Mead 1926 Limited Presentation Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Signed
Clean blue silk cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Tiny spot of wear at base of spine, very slight surface wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers. PRESENTATION EDITION, LIMITED TO TWO HUNDRED AND FIFTY COPIES, SIGNED BY THE PUBLISHER. Color frontis portrait of Perdita Robinson with clean tissue guard. Printed on high quality paper. 377 pgs. 014093

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Hoosier: A Composite Portrait, Bowman, Heath
5 Hoosier: A Composite Portrait
Bowman, Heath
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1941 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket Signed
Author signed, numbered limited edition (this no. 52 of one thousand signed copies) in unclipped dustjacket. Clean rust brown cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. Very small ink mark on bottom page edges (size of grain of rice). Tasteful privately printed previous owner bookplate on back of front free endpaper. Illustrated from photographs by the author. 360 pp. with index. Clean dustjacket has small chips and edge wear, is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap); enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020248

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Maine Scene - A Portrait of the State of Maine, Bradshaw, Marion J.
6 The Maine Scene - A Portrait of the State of Maine
Bradshaw, Marion J.
Bangor, Maine Marion J. Bradshaw 1947 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
First Limited Edition (this being copy number 653), SIGNED by the author. Clean black cloth boards with green metallic lettering, gold sailboat design on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No fraying or bumping. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with signature of author in blue pen on front free endpaper, stamped number 653 on front free endpaper and on copyright page. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front pastedown. Beautifully illustrated with photographs in color and black and white, maps. 177 pages. 026010

Price: 20.00 USD
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Third Class World - A Roving Philosopher Observes the Common Man, Bradshaw, Marion J.
7 Third Class World - A Roving Philosopher Observes the Common Man
Bradshaw, Marion J.
Bangor, Maine Marion J. Bradshaw 1938 Deluxe Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
Deluxe Limited Edition (this being number 487 of five hundred copies) SIGNED by the author and in original dust jacket. Clean, unfaded black cloth boards with gold decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean photo-decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Errata sheet laid in. With one hundred twenty full page reproductions of the author's photographs and five itinerary maps. Photographs are gorgeous, clean and sharp, and are accompanied by clean printed tissue guards. 269 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, and enclosed in archival quality removable mylar. Printed with the finest materials and containing full page photos of unusual beauty, this highly readable illustrated travelogue covers author's diverse travels around the world from Japan to Moscow to the Himalayas and beyond. As a visiting philosopher, he gets the people's views and reactions to foreign exploitation and their thoughts on religion as he mingles with the low castes of India, the coolies of China, and the poor of Japan. Dr. Bradshaw observes life as he found it among the people, and reported it faithfully without a preconceived agenda. 023463

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Six Days to Sunday, Brunner, Bernard
8 Six Days to Sunday
Brunner, Bernard
New York McGraw Hill 1975 0-07-008579-X / 9780070085794 Signed Limited Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
SIGNED, Limited Edition. Clean beige boards with unchipped gold lettering on spine. Hint of wear to spine corners, no tears or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean gold endpapers, with plate on front free endpaper with limited edition statement and author's signature: "This Edition of My Book SIX DAYS TO SUNDAY is Copy Number 19 of no more than 60 copies which I have authorized for distribution by Signed Editions Limited. - Bernard Brunner (signature). 307 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An unforgettable novel capturing the drama of pro football. 8vo. Fiction. 016276

Price: 150.00 USD
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Rajah the Elephant, Buckingham, M. E.
9 Rajah the Elephant
Buckingham, M. E.
London Country Life Limited 1937 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
First Edition. Clean beige cloth boards with blue-black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with drawings by Maurice Tulloch. 112 pages. 025428

Price: 20.00 USD
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Kippers to Caviar: Cooking for All Occasions, Burke, Helen
10 Kippers to Caviar: Cooking for All Occasions
Burke, Helen
London Evans Brothers Limited 1965 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, with "First Published 1965" on copyright page. Very clean gray pebbled boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 263 pgs. Very clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Cook Book. 016431

Price: 20.00 USD
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It's A Big Country - America Off the Highways, Burman, Ben Lucien
11 It's A Big Country - America Off the Highways
Burman, Ben Lucien
New York Reynal & Co. 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Alice Caddy, Illustrator Signed
Limited Edition, Signed by author, with "192 copies from the first edition have been specially bound and autographed for the friends of the author and his publishers. Of this edition each copy is numbered - 1. Clean red marbled boards with brown cloth spine, dark brown lettering on spine. Hint of very slight soiling to spine; no fraying, corners are sharp. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 278 pgs. Illustrated with 12 photographs and with drawings by Alice Caddy. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny bit of shallow chipping at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A vivid travel narrative of America off the beaten path. 018090

Price: 40.00 USD
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Supplemental Nights to the Book of the Thousand nights and a Night with Notes anthropological and Explanatory (Volume III), Burton, Richard F.
12 Supplemental Nights to the Book of the Thousand nights and a Night with Notes anthropological and Explanatory (Volume III)
Burton, Richard F.
The Burton Club for Private Subscribers Only De Luxe Edition (Limited to 250 copies) Half-Leather Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
De Luxe Edition, Limited to 250 copies (this copy is No. 36). Volume III only. Blue cloth boards with brown leather corners and spine with gilt lettering and decoration on spine. Wear-through to corner tips, lighter wear to leather edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean marbled blue endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. Additional illustrations with tissue guards. Pages are clean and bright, no foxing. Deckled page edges. 304 pgs. 6-3/4" x 9-3/4". Literature. 013125

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Protecting Niagara, Christopher J. Carlin
13 Protecting Niagara
Christopher J. Carlin
Ransomville, NY Aegis Press 1995 0964519518 / 9780964519510 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition, Limited printing of 750 books, of which this is number 013, also inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Nice clean hardcover book - gray cloth boards with black spine, black lettering on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blue endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on blank flyleaf: "To Nick - Best wishes. I hope you enjoy the book. - Chris - Christopher J. Carlin - May 23, 1995". Illustrated with black and white photographs, maps. 242 pages. A history of the Niagara County Sheriff's Office in Western New York State. 027374

Price: 50.00 USD
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Being the Body - A New Call for the Church to be Light in the Darkness, Colson, Charles and Ellen Vaughn
14 Being the Body - A New Call for the Church to be Light in the Darkness
Colson, Charles and Ellen Vaughn
Nashville, TN W Publishing Group 2003 0-8499-1808-1 / 9780849918087 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Limited Edition, SIGNED by author (Charles Colson). Very clean black cloth boards with clean moss green spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, with bookplate of Prison Fellowship signed by the author on front free endpaper. 489 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, unclipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A book encouraging Christians of diverse backgrounds to see themselves as part of the universal body of Christ, challenging them to a new sense of unity and action toward helping others. 017545

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A Ride to Niagara in 1809, Cooper, Thomas
15 A Ride to Niagara in 1809
Cooper, Thomas
Rochester, NY George P. Humphrey 1915 Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Signed
Signed, limited edition (This is no. 18 of two hundred copies). Clean gray paper-covered boards with gray cloth spine, unchipped and clean original paper title label on cover. Wear-through to corner tips and to a few spots along board edges. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. Fold-out map of Niagara and Finger Lakes region. Signed on the title page "Thomas Cooper" just below the initials T.C. 49 pages. 023767

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World, Creasy, Sir Edward S.
16 The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World
Creasy, Sir Edward S.
New York Limited Editions Club 1969 First Hardcover Near Fine Joseph Domjan, Illustrator Signed
Limited Editions Club, signed by illustrator Joseph Domjan. with Introduction by Hanson W. Baldwin. Very clean decorated cloth binding with black title box, gold lettering on spine, in original slipcase. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. Signed, was "office copy" of the publisher. Illustrations in black and white and full color. 211 pages. Very Good+ black slipcase with unchipped label on spine; no cracking, tiny chip to paper covering at top left edge. 022784

Price: 60.00 USD
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Mrs. Greenthumbs Plows Ahead: Five Steps to the Drop-Dead Gorgeous Garden of Your Dreams, Danz, Cassandra
17 Mrs. Greenthumbs Plows Ahead: Five Steps to the Drop-Dead Gorgeous Garden of Your Dreams
Danz, Cassandra
New York Crown 1998 0517705540 / 9780517705544 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Barbara Maslen, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean bright dust jacket. Clean pale green boards with dark green spine, metallic lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with drawings by Barbara Maslen. 201 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. If this doesn't make you have a blast while gardening, nothing will! A practical how-to manual for the gardener who has neither time nor money to burn. With an irrepressible joie de jardin and a hilarious earthiness that makes gardening an unrivaled entertainment, Mrs. Greenthumbs introduces five simple principles that any gardener, even with limited land, money, time, or experience, can follow to create a drop-dead gorgeous garden without being driven up a tree in the process. 025756

Price: 15.00 USD
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Letters from my Mill, Daudet, Alphonse
18 Letters from my Mill
Daudet, Alphonse
New York Dodd Mead 1893 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Madame Madeleine Lemaire, Illustrator 
First Limited Edition, this is No. 110 of Two Hundred and Fifty Copies on Large Paper, printed in the month of October, 1893. Hand numbered and signed by printer John Wilson & Son. Translated by Frank Hunter Potter. With Illustrations by Madame Madeleine Lemaire (full page color illustrations with printed tissue guards). Decorative headpieces by George Wharton Edwards. Decorated American trade binding - white cloth with silver and gold decoration and lettering on cover and spine. Moderate overall soiling to cloth; wear to cloth (surface chipping) at head and tail of spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Deckled page edges. Previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. One page (101-102 has closed tear approx. 3" from edge extending slightly into text.) 263 pages. 024002

Price: 250.00 USD
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Roxana, DeFoe, Daniel
19 Roxana
DeFoe, Daniel
Avon, Connecticut Limited Editions Club 1976 First Hardcover Fine Signed
Signed, numbered Limited Editions Club copy, this being No. 222 of two thousand copies printed. In clean original slipcase and original glassine wrapper. Red cloth boards with white decoration, white cloth spine with red title box, gold lettering. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright with red top-stained upper page edges, clean red endpapers. No previous owner markings. With an Introduction by James Sutherland and Woodcut illustrations by Bernd Kroeber (SIGNED by illustrator). 256 pages. Clean red slipcase, no cracking or wear, unchipped title label. 022796

Price: 55.00 USD
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Johnnie Courteau, Drummond, William Henry
20 Johnnie Courteau
Drummond, William Henry
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1901 0670883468 / 9780670883462 Signed Limited Edition Hardcover Very Good Frederick S. Coburn, Illustrator 
Limited Autograph Edition, this book No. 158 of 1,000 copies, signed by author. Illustrated with 16 plates by Frederick S. Coburn, plus photo portrait of William Henry Drummond, each with clean tissue guard on which title of illustration is printed. Gray paper covered boards with gold illustration on cover, brown leather spine with gold stamped lettering. Very light soiling, light scuffing to spine, with two tiny tears at upper spine edge (1/4"). Slight wear-through to paper at base of rear board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names or bookplates. 161 pp. 018612

Price: 75.00 USD
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