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SAINT CROIX NOTES - River Mornings, Radio Nights, Adams, Noah
1 SAINT CROIX NOTES - River Mornings, Radio Nights
Adams, Noah
New York W W Norton & Co Inc 1990 0393029050 / 9780393029055 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition (and First Printing, with full number line), SIGNED by author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean purple boards with lighter purple cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: "To Gretchen - Someone who care about the weather - the animals and memories of the land - With Thanks - Noah 11/5/90." 221 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "This book is like bright, warm sunshine in the dead of a grey winter. Noah Adams can find the spirits in a river and in the woods and, describing them with freshness, making them ours. Saint Croix Notes is a powerful antidote to computers, telephones, and heavy traffic." - Clyde Edgerton (author of The Floatplane Notebooks). 025420

Price: 22.00 USD
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Saints and Samurai: The Political Culture of American and Japanese Elites, Austin, Lewis
2 Saints and Samurai: The Political Culture of American and Japanese Elites
Austin, Lewis
Yale University Press 1975 0300018614 / 9780300018615 First Hardcover Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name and date at top edge of front free endpaper. 197 pages with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The effects of traditionally conditioned Japanese attitudes and expectations about hierarchy, personalism, and community--and of the American biases toward equality, legalism, and personal isolation--are explored in the patterns of group behavior and decision-making that predominate in each culture. 027042

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Tale of John Barleycorn: Or from Barley to Beer, Azarian, Mary
3 The Tale of John Barleycorn: Or from Barley to Beer
Azarian, Mary
David R. Godine Publisher 1982 0879234474 / 9780879234478 First Paperback Near Fine Signed
Stated First Edition, SIGNED by the author. Clean paperback, approximate size 9-1/2" x 10-1/2". No chipping, creasing or fading; very slight edge wear. Binding is tight, pages are clean. No previous owner names or marks. Signed by the author below her name on the title page: "Mary Azarian 1982". Beautifully illustrated with woodcuts by the author. 025859

Price: 50.00 USD
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Beer: Tap into the Art and Science of Brewing, Bamforth, Charles W.
4 Beer: Tap into the Art and Science of Brewing
Bamforth, Charles W.
Insight Books 1998 0306457970 / 9780306457975 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Unfaded black boards with gold 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 marks. Foreword by Dave Thomas. Illustrated with photographs, drawings. 245 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book that enables the nonspecialist to understand the science and technology of brewing beer, written by an esteemed authority on brewing science. Written in a witty and easy-to-understand manner, covering everything from the basis of selection of the best barley, hops, and yeast through the composition of beer as it affects the taste, head, and wholesomeness of the finished product. 027717

Price: 12.00 USD
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Wedding of the Waters The Erie Canal and the Making of a Great Nation, Bernstein, Peter L.
5 Wedding of the Waters The Erie Canal and the Making of a Great Nation
Bernstein, Peter L.
New York W. W. Norton & Company 2005 0393052338 / 9780393052336 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
As new first edition, first printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige boards with light blue spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Two-page map of the canal in 1825. 448 pages with index. Clean, crisp dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027382

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Making of Society, Bierstedt, Robert (Editor)
6 The Making of Society
Bierstedt, Robert (Editor)
New York Modern Library 1959 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 183 in unclipped jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Dark blue cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with top stained upper text block edges, clean Kent style endpapers. Small previous owner name neatly stamped inconspicuously on title page. Edited and with an Introduction by Robert Bierstedt. Revised Edition. 557 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (1.95 on front inside flap), slight edge wear at top and bottom spine edges, no tears. 403 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027438

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Story of Maps, Brown, Lloyd A.
7 The Story of Maps
Brown, Lloyd A.
New York Bonanza Books 1949 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean solid book in dust jacket. Green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Map illustrated endpapers. Liberally illustrated in black and white, with full color frontispiece. No names, writing or bookplates. 393 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few small edge chips, tiny scrape. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Size approx. 7-1/2" x 10". 025938

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Complete Jerky Book - How to Dry, Cure, and Preserve Everything from Venison to Turkey, Burch, Monte
8 The Complete Jerky Book - How to Dry, Cure, and Preserve Everything from Venison to Turkey
Burch, Monte
New York Skyhorse Publishing 2010 161608040X / 9781616080402 Later printing Paperback Fine 
AS NEW condition. Very clean trade paperback. Clean bright photo illustrated cover, no creasing, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs, drawings, clear and concise instructions. 154 pages. Learn step by step how to dry, cure, and preserve a variety of meats--venison, turkey, goose, beef, and even fish--in this handy guide to making one of the most popular, convenient, and protein-rich foods. 026552

Price: 12.00 USD
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Cheesemaking Made Easy: 60 Delicious Varieties, Carroll, Robert and Ricki
9 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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Raymond Chandler Speaking, Chandler, Raymond (Edited by Dorothy Gardiner and Kathrine Sorley Walker)
10 Raymond Chandler Speaking
Chandler, Raymond (Edited by Dorothy Gardiner and Kathrine Sorley Walker)
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1962 First Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Pages and edges are clean. Illustrated with photographs. 271 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has a few very short closed edge tears, slight fading along top front panel edge, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Raymond Chandler speaks on the making of detectives, the writing of novels, television, cats and more. 028200

Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Sea Fever: The Making of a Sailor
Cleaves, Emery N.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1972 0-395-13643-1 / 9780395136430 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. No names, writing or bookplates. Pages and edges are clean and bright. 283 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has very slight edgewear, one 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Ships & Sailing. 009270

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Art and Science of Taking to the Woods, Colby, C. B. & Bradford Angier
12 The Art and Science of Taking to the Woods
Colby, C. B. & Bradford Angier
Harrisburg, PA Stackpole 1970 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Arthur J. Anderson, Illustrator 
Clean beige cloth boards with dark brown cloth spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Arthur J. Anderson. 288 pps. with index. Clean dustjacket has a few short closed edge tears, tiny corner chips, small piece of clear tape at bottom spine jacket edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An encyclopedia of woodslore and outdoor living...shortcuts, basic skills, advanced techniques to being a master of woodcraft. Everything from making shelter, chopping wood and cooking food to avoiding man-made booby traps and warding off dangerous plants, wild animals, dealing with insects, direction-finding. 018982

Price: 15.00 USD
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From Vines to Wines: The Complete Guide to Growing Grapes and Making Your Own Wine, Cox, Jeff
13 From Vines to Wines: The Complete Guide to Growing Grapes and Making Your Own Wine
Cox, Jeff
Storey Publishing 1999 1580171052 / 9781580171052 Tenth printing Paperback Fine 
As new condition, clean trade paperback. No chipping, creasing or wear. Binding is tight, all pages and edges are clean and bright with no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings. 235 pages. How to create your own backyard winery - from breaking ground to savoring the finished product. 027675

Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Sherry
Croft-Cooke, Rupert
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1956 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean burgundy cloth boards with blind-stamped grape decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, clean endpapers illustrated with maps. Small previous owner inscription on half-title page. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, is price clipped at front flap corner. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Wine. 009959

Price: 12.00 USD
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Hawks in Flight - The Flight Identification of North American Migrant Raptors, Dunne, Pete; David Sibley, Clay Sutton
15 Hawks in Flight - The Flight Identification of North American Migrant Raptors
Dunne, Pete; David Sibley, Clay Sutton
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1988 0-395-42388-0 / 9780395423882 Early Printing Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket David Sibley, Illustrator Signed
Early printing, SIGNED by author Pete Dunne, in original unclipped jacket. Very clean dark blue cloth boards with silver lettering and small silver decoration on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed on title page by author Pete Dunne: "Helen & Bob - Who are two of my favorite people - With Best Wishes, Pete." Clean illustrated endpapers. Illustrated throughout with excellent photographs and drawings, making in-flight identification of raptors perfectly clear. 254 pages with index. Clean jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (17.95 on front inside flap), slightest hint of light rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022320

Price: 25.00 USD
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Papa Was Positive, Estey, Emily
16 Papa Was Positive
Estey, Emily
Sherburne, NY Heritage Press 1966 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition in unclipped jacket, SIGNED by the author. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers. Inscribed and signed on the half-title page by the author: "Best wishes to Aunt Ethel - Emily Estey - 1966." Line drawings by Hilda Faulkner. 160 pages. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, a few faint spots of light soiling. Author's photo and short bio on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's story of growing up in the countryside of Onondaga County, New York - includes tales of Maple sugaring, planting, one room school houses, homemade ice cream, horses, picnics, making hay and all that is good about country life. 022704

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Roosevelt MacArthur Conflict, Eyre, James K. Jr.
17 The Roosevelt MacArthur Conflict
Eyre, James K. Jr.
Chambersburg, PA The Craft Press, Inc. 1950 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, SIGNED and dated by author. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers with no names, writing or marks. Signed by author: "James K. Eyre, Jr. - Nov. 15, 1951" on title page. No other marks. 234 pgs. Review of the book enclosed (University of Michigan Quarterly Review). Clean dustjacket has shallow chipping at top spine edge, long closed tear at front flap fold, corner price clip at top of front inside flap. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Written during the Korean War, this book reveals the history-making conflict between MacArthur and President Franklin Roosevelt during the early days of World War II to Roosevelt's death in 1945. 8vo. History. 016263

Price: 30.00 USD
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Garden Making and Keeping, Findlay, Hugh
18 Garden Making and Keeping
Findlay, Hugh
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1932 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Later printing in original dustjacket. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with stamped gilt lettering and small illustration on cover, stamped gilt lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black & white plates showing appealing garden paths and landscapes. 252 pgs. with index. Color illustrated dustjacket has a few very short closed edge tears, a couple of tiny edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. One by one the features of the garden elements are brought into consideration and their handling, fitness to given sites, etc., together with work lists of plants for best results according to the controlling factors of season, soil, culture, or color are laid out for the reader. 018166

Price: 25.00 USD
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Garden Making and Keeping, Findlay, Hugh
19 Garden Making and Keeping
Findlay, Hugh
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1932 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering and decoration on cover and gold lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear to corners, no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings and black and white photograph plates. 252 pp. with index. A classic book on gardening, with ideas for landscaping, paths, and water features, excellent information on perennials, shrubs, bulbs. 020002

Price: 12.00 USD
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Not Now But Now, Fisher, M. F. K.
20 Not Now But Now
Fisher, M. F. K.
New York Viking Press 1947 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (Published by Viking Press in August 1947), in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Turquoise cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Very clean with just a couple of tiny faint spots. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 256 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), photo of young M.F.K. Fisher on front inside flap, NO chipping or tears, virtually unworn, with very slight age-toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This is the famous food writer's first novel - the story of a charming but exasperating woman whose devastating and wayward course takes her through a destructive affair with a father and son in Lausanne, an emotional whirlwind of her own making in London, a sinister invasion of a little Ohio town, and a jewel of a life in old San fRancisco. 024825

Price: 60.00 USD
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