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1 The Hudson-Fulton Celebration 1909 - Volume II

Albany, NY J. B. Lyon Company 1910 Cloth Very Good+ No Jacket 
Clean dark blue/grey cloth with pictoral image of ships sailing on the Hudson River on cover, gold lettering on cover and spine. Volume II (Pages 715 to 1421). Very large book. Almost no wear to cover, binding is tight and square, pages are clean. Small ink-stamp inside says "Compliments of Frank MgA Collin, Member of Assembly". Color frontis illustration of "The Clermont" steamship at New York in September 1909, with tissue guard. In special envelope at rear of book are folded ship plans (in beautiful condition) for replica of "The Half Moon"; and ship plans for "The Clermont". 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. New York State. WARD01023

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Come Climb My Hill, Abbott, Winston O.
2 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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The Moon by Whale Light: And Other Adventures Among Bats, Penguins, Crocodilians, and Whales, Ackerman, Diane
3 The Moon by Whale Light: And Other Adventures Among Bats, Penguins, Crocodilians, and Whales
Ackerman, Diane
New York Random House 1991 0394585747 / 9780394585741 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing, with correct number line) in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean teal boards with dark blue cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 249 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, very slight edge wear with one 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A splendid, spirited adventure among creatures of the animal world by one of the great nature writers of our time. 027904

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The Sleepless Moon, Bates, H. E.
4 The Sleepless Moon
Bates, H. E.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, some browning to front endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 375 pages. Dust jacket is price clipped, very light soiling, hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022931

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Panther's Moon, Canning, Victor
5 Panther's Moon
Canning, Victor
New York M.S. Mill Co. / William Morrow 1938 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Second Printing, stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded deep red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers;small owner's initials in pen in corner of front free endpaper near binding edge. 246 pp. Clean illustrated jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, mere hint of corner wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A mystery resolving the tracking of two black panthers loose in the Alps. 019939

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6 Panthers Moon
Canning, Victor
New York M.S. Mill Co. And William Morrow Co. 1948 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner name on front free endpaper. 246 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one 1/4" closed edge tear to rear panel, slight wear at corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 007578

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Mountain Madness, Chapin, Anna Alice
7 Mountain Madness
Chapin, Anna Alice
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1917 Reprint Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket George W. Gage, Illustrator 
Decorated binding with scene of tree, sky, and silhoutte of bird in flight against large moon. Green cloth, some tiny speckles to rear board, no fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrations by George W. Gage. 312 pages. 021568

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8 Hunter's Half-Moon
Cornwall, Ian
New York Coward McCann 1969 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Marjorie Maitland Howard, Illustrator 
Very clean illustrated boards with white lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Nicely illustrated with drawings and maps. 158 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slightest hint of wear at top and bottom of spine. Enclosed in new mylar cover. A story of prehistoric civilization for young people, written by an archaeologist. 8vo. Children's. 009454

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The Money Moon, Farnol, Jeffery
9 The Money Moon
Farnol, Jeffery
New York A. L. Burt 1911 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Arthur I. Keller, Illustrator 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Dark green cloth boards with ivory lettering and moon on cover, unchipped ivory lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no fraying or cracking. Pages are clean, with clean endpapers (previous owner name and address beautifully penned on front free endpaper). Four black and white illustrations by Arthur I. Keller. 330 pages + six pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022130

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Obedience to the Moon, Gibbs, A. Hamilton
10 Obedience to the Moon
Gibbs, A. Hamilton
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ very good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean rust red cloth boards with yellow lettering on spine. Hint of bumping to spine corners, no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner first name at top corner of front free endpaper, no other marks. 244 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very tiny chips at top and bottom spine edges, very light soiling, light fading to spine. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A compassionate story of four people caught in a difficult dilemma, set in France nine years after it's liberation at the end of World War II. By the author of "Soundings". 018205

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Legends Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares (Volume II), Goodhue, Jim; Livingston, Phil; Close, Pat; Simmons, Diane C.; Holmes, Frank
11 Legends Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares (Volume II)
Goodhue, Jim; Livingston, Phil; Close, Pat; Simmons, Diane C.; Holmes, Frank
Colorado Springs, CO Western Horseman 1998 0911647309 / 9780911647303 Seventh Printing Paperback Very Good+ 
Clean softcover book with color illustrated cover, measures 8-1/2" x 11, 168 pgs. No creasing or chipping; bindings are tight, pages are clean. Profusely illustrated with black & white photographs. 191 pgs. Lists pedigrees and halter and performance records, progeny records of legendary Quarter Horses, and a story detailing each horse's life. Horses included in this volume include: Clabber; Driftwood; Easy Jet; Grey Badger II; Jessie James; Jet Deck; Joe Bailey P-4 (Gonzalez); Joe Bailey (Weatherford); King's Pistol; Lena's Bar; Lightning Bar; Lucky Blanton; Midnight; Midnight Jr.; Moon Deck; My Texas Dandy; Oklahoma Star P-6; Oklahoma Star Jr.; Peter McCue; Rocket Bar; Skipper W; Sugar Bars; Traveler. 018281

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PrairyErth: (A Deep Map), Heat-Moon, William Least
12 PrairyErth: (A Deep Map)
Heat-Moon, William Least
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1991 0-395-48602-5 / 9780395486023 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Very clean beige boards with black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers (illustrated with maps). No names, writing or bookplates. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on half-title page. 624 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, price clipped corner on front inside flap; removable sticker on front "Autographed Copy - Borders Book Shop". Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Large 8vo. Travel. 013504

Price: 35.00 USD
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Son of the Moon, Hitrec, Joseph George
13 Son of the Moon
Hitrec, Joseph George
New York/ London Harper & Brothers 1948 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. Small spots of fraying at bottom spine edge only. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers with previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 383 pgs. with glossary. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has some rippling to front panel from water contact. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Clean solid book, no mustiness. Winner of the 1948 Harper Prize, this is the story of a Hindu family and a great love story. 6" x 8-1/2". Fiction. 016987

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Frontiers of Astronomy, Hoyle, Fred
14 Frontiers of Astronomy
Hoyle, Fred
New York Harper & Brothers 1955 Early printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in original unclipped dust jacket. Unfaded dark blue cloth boards with orange and gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with endpapers intact (small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front pastedown). Illustrated with beautiful black and white plates, drawings, graphs. 360 pages with index. Clean jacket is not price clipped (5.00 on front inside flap), has 1" chip at top rear corner of spine, a few short closed edge tears. Author's photo andbrief biography on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This book is by the author of "The Nature of the Universe", wherein he proposed the revolutionary theory of the continuous creation of matter, which brought him international fame. This book brings the great questions of space and time within the grasp of the reader who has no specialized training in math/physics, reviews discoveries which have advanced our knowledge of astronomy, with chapers on the Earth-Moon system and the origin of the planets and the universe itself. 028015

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Here: Stories, Inness-Brown, Elizabeth
15 Here: Stories
Inness-Brown, Elizabeth
Baton Rouge Louisiana State University Press 1994 0807118486 / 9780807118481 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Printing in clean unchipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with bright 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. 113 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Fourteen stories of growing up, hanging on, and getting old - written with wit, affection and finesse, this collection shows us the dark side of our moon, the unfamiliar side that we nonetheless recognize as soon as we see it. 027336

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Losers' Luck - Being the Questionable Enterprises of a Yachtsman, a Princess, and Certain Filibusters in Central America, Jackson, Charles Tenney
16 Losers' Luck - Being the Questionable Enterprises of a Yachtsman, a Princess, and Certain Filibusters in Central America
Jackson, Charles Tenney
New York Henry Holt and Company 1905 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding - signed binding - monogram is a "C" with a small "m" inside. Clean dark green boards have a blindstamped decorative border around an oval scene in blue, yellow and green (sailing ship against a full moon). Spine has yellow lettering with circular decoration. LIght wear to spine corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Published October, 1905. 327 pages + four pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. One heck of an adventure tale set in Central America. 027747

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Losers' Luck - Being The Questionable Enterprises of a Yachtsman, a Princess, and Certain Filibusters in Central America, Jackson, Charles Tenney
17 Losers' Luck - Being The Questionable Enterprises of a Yachtsman, a Princess, and Certain Filibusters in Central America
Jackson, Charles Tenney
New York Henry Holt 1905 First Hardcover Fine no dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram is a "C" with a small "m" inside). Clean dark green boards have a blindstamped decorative border around a scene in pale blue, yellow and green of a sailing ship against a full moon. Spine has yellow lettering with circular decoration. No fading, fraying, or wear; no rubbing to boards or to decoration and lettering. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with small previous owner name in very light pencil with date 1906 on front fixed endpaper. 327 pages. Not only a beautiful book, but a cracking good adventure story. 026474

Price: 150.00 USD
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Idylls of the Months, Lathbury, Mary A.
18 Idylls of the Months
Lathbury, Mary A.
New York George Routledge & Sons 1885 First Hardcover Very Good+ 
First Edition. Decorated American trade binding with gorgeous poems and drawings by Mary A. Lathbury. Approx. size: 8" x 10-3/4". Tan cloth boards with silver gold and color decoration on cover (winged fairy, crescent moon and small stars). No fraying, slightest hint of soiling. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with gilt page edges. All pages decorated; beautiful full color, full page illustrations with tissue guards. Unpaginated. 024427

Price: 125.00 USD
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Earth Shine, Lindbergh, Ann Morrow
19 Earth Shine
Lindbergh, Ann Morrow
New York Harcourt, Brace & World 1969 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean blue cloth boards with clean white cloth spine, brown lettering on spine. Slight fading to board edges, very light bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean blue endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with six color and eight black & white plates. 73 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket has a few tiny nicks and very slight edge wear, price clip to front inner flap (edge of price showing). Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Anne Lindbergh and her husband were present at Cape Kennedy before and during the astronauts' first flight into the orbit of the moon and shared the astronauts' last meal on earth before the take-off. In this book, she speaks movingly of the meeting between two generations of explorers, turning back to the time when space-rocket research started. But her main contribution goes beyond eloquent and perceptive reporting. With poetic and moral imagination uniquely her own, she grasps the human implications in the scientific achievement. 7-1/4" x 9-1/4". Space Exploration. 015671

Price: 45.00 USD
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20 Moon Face
London, Jack
New York The Regent Press 1906 First Hard Cover Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Black cloth boards with yellow lettering, red decoration on cover and spine. Slight wear to corners and edges, slight fading. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with slight browning to endpapers, slight browning to text block edges. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. "Set up and electrotyped. Published September, 1906." on copyright page (previously published by MacMillan Co.) 273 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 014848

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