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An Encyclopedia of the Violin, Bachmann, Alberto
1 An Encyclopedia of the Violin
Bachmann, Alberto
New York, New York, U.S.A. Da Capo Press 1980 0-306-80004-7 / 9780306800047 Fourth Printing Soft Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Softbound book with hint of very light soiling to cover. No creasing or curling, pages and edges are clean. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Small previous owner return address label at top corner of rear free endpaper; no other marks. 470 pgs. with index, 73 illustrations. A treasure trove of information on the violin, its technique, its history, and its place in music, this is a standard handbook and reference work for students of the violin and professional players. 8vo. Music. 016611

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2 Systematic Dictionary of Mammals of the World
Burton, Maurice
New York Thomas Y. Crowell, Publisher 1962 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket David Pratt, Illustrator 
Very clean black boards with red and silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 307 pgs. with index. Well illustrated with drawings. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Zoology. 011286

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Woodworking Fact Book - Basic Information on Wood for Wood Carvers, Home Woodshop Craftsmen, Tradesmen, and Instructors, Coleman, Donald G.
3 Woodworking Fact Book - Basic Information on Wood for Wood Carvers, Home Woodshop Craftsmen, Tradesmen, and Instructors
Coleman, Donald G.
New York Robert Speller & Sons 1966 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Preface by the author. Illustrated with drawings, photographs in both color and black and white. 240 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, clean except for light foxing; a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A clearly written reference on wood products and every step in the selection, identification, and use of wood for woodworking. Information on lumber grades, wood properties, how to prevent swelling and shrinking of objects of wood, and more. 025761

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4 Know About Horses: A Ready Reference Guide to Horses, Horse People and Horse Sports
Disston, Harry
New York Devin-Adair Co. 1961 First Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket Jean Bowman, Illustrator 
Red cloth boards with gold snaffle bit on cover, gold lettering on spine. Some fading to top of spine and board edges. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 216 pgs. with index. Illustrated with drawings by Jean Bowman. Clean dustjacket has edge chipping and closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Horses. 011077

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Know About Horses: A Ready Reference Guide to Horses, Horse People and Horse Sports, Disston, Harry
5 Know About Horses: A Ready Reference Guide to Horses, Horse People and Horse Sports
Disston, Harry
New York Bramhall House 1959 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket Jean Bowman, Illustrator 
Very clean gold cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrations throughout by Jean Bowman, dustjacket design by Paul Brown. 216 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket has small closed edge tears, small chip at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Horses. 011876

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6 Plant Physiology With Special Reference to Plant Production
Duggar, B. M., Ph.D.
New York MacMillan 1922 Cloth Bds Very Good Good Jacket 
VG in Chpped DJ Green cloth. Rural Textbook Edition. Profusely illustrated. 000347

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The Quotable Billy Graham, Graham, Billy (Cort T. Flint and Staff, editors)
7 The Quotable Billy Graham
Graham, Billy (Cort T. Flint and Staff, editors)
Anderson, South Carolina Droke House 1966 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition, in original unclipped dust jacket that fits around clean original slipcase. Clean blue-black cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Blue endpapers. Small return address label and hand-written name at top edge of front free endpaper. 258 pages. Dust jacket has several short closed edge tears, very light soiling. Clean blue slipcase is unworn. A history of Billy Graham's spoken words, and also his written words (some published here for the first time)--his thoughts, wisdom and advice, all arranged alphabetically for quick reference, with a complete index and biographical sketch. 027853

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The Concise Encyclopedia of Modern World Literature, Grigson, Geoffrey
8 The Concise Encyclopedia of Modern World Literature
Grigson, Geoffrey
New York Hawthorn Books, Inc. 1963 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Slipcase Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean gold endpapers. Tasteful previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. 512 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean gold paper covered slipcase has no cracking or wear. A fantastic reference for the reader of modern fiction and literature--with information and photographs on the writings and lives of famous authors such as G. K. Chesterton, Joseph Conrad, Ray Bradbury, John Galsworthy, Albert Camus, Saul Bellow, Franz Kafka, Henry James, T. E. Lawrence, Jack Kerouac and hundreds more. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Literature. 008974

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Hill's Writing Desk Companion, Hill, George M.
9 Hill's Writing Desk Companion
Hill, George M.
Chicago / New York George M. Hill Company 1900 Leather_bound Very Good No Dust jacket 
Vest-size leather pocket writing reference with gold lettering on cover and spine. 1/4" chipping at base of spine, a few small edge nicks and closed tears. Binding is tight, small faint name on bottom of last page. 355 pages with index. Circa 1900, no date of publication. Size: 2-1/2" x 5-1/2" A solid little book with all kinds of tips on everything from grammar, punctuation, synonyms and spelling to composition and correct use of titles. 023731

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10 Irwin's Bible Commentary: With an Introduction to Each Book of the Bible and 25,000 text References with Explanations
Irwin, C. H., M.A., D.D.
Philadelphia/Toronto John Winston Co. 1928 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Blue cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Boards are clean with no bumping or fraying, slight browning to spine gutters. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Previous owner name ink-stamped on front free endpaper. 575 pgs. plus color maps at rear. Clean dustjacket has some edge chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Religion. 011078

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The Secret Life of Bees, Kidd, Sue Monk
11 The Secret Life of Bees
Kidd, Sue Monk
New York Viking Press 2002 0670894605 / 9780670894604 First Hardcover Near Fine fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with "First Published" statement and full number line on copyright page, in first state dustjacket (no reference to "Good Morning America"). Clean beige boards with darker beige spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Very tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 301 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 018213

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Volume Two: California Wineries - Sonoma and Mendocino, Latimer, Patricia
12 Volume Two: California Wineries - Sonoma and Mendocino
Latimer, Patricia
Vintage Image 1976 Limited Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Sebastian Titus, Illustrator Signed
Lovely Limited First Edition, this being copy No. 113 of five thousand books that were printed in this First Edition. SIGNED by both author and artist. In clean original dust jacket. Large book, size approx. 10-1/2" x 12-3/4". Very clean beige cloth boards with 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 green endpapers. Illustrated with historical photographs, drawings by Sebastian Titus. 191 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Second in a series of definitive reference books on the winegrowing regions of California. This volume is divided into two sections of equal length. The first explores the fascinating history of this famous wine area. The second half is an exhaustive study of the current wine industry of Sonoma and Mendocino Counties, with all existing wineries of the day researched, mapped, illustrated and appendixed. The author has placed particular emphasis on the colorful and sometimes enigmatic local personalities. Wonderful historical photographs, many previously unpublished, from museums and private collections. 026243

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Early American Gardens "For Meate or Medicine", Leighton, Ann
13 Early American Gardens "For Meate or Medicine"
Leighton, Ann
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1970 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in original unclipped jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering and small decoration on cover, gold lettering with black decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean (. Illustrated endpapers, with very small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 441 pp. with index, 84 illustrations of the period. Jacket is not price clipped (10.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, with 3" closed tear at top spine fold, a few additional short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Gardens from a time when a garden was the prime necessity of life for food, flavorings, drinks, tonics, insect repellents, candies, narcotics, medicine, and laying out the dead. In pithy language and amusing detail, the author describes these early American gardeners whose influence is still strong in our daily lives. In an indispensable appendix Miss Leighton lists 200 of the common plant names, the names of those who used them, and brief descriptions from their own books of reference recording what they believed or expected of each plant. 019342

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14 Horses in Disease and Health
Naviaux, James L., D.V.M.
New York Arco Publishing Co. 1974 0-668-03312-6 / 9780668033121 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with blue lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 256 pgs. with index and bibliography. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Thorough coverage of health care for horses--breeding, feeding, grooming, foaling, first aid and more. 010023

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The Farmer His Own Builder - A Guide and Reference Book for the Construction of Dwellings, Barns and other Farm Buildings, together with their Utilities, Roberts, H. Armstrong
15 The Farmer His Own Builder - A Guide and Reference Book for the Construction of Dwellings, Barns and other Farm Buildings, together with their Utilities
Roberts, H. Armstrong
Philadelphia David McKay 1918 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding (signed binding - W.F.T.) in clean original dust jacket. Gorgeous condition - very clean decorated blue-green cloth boards with no bumping or wear, original sheen. Pages and edges are clean, binding is tight and square with no cracking. Small neat previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Full page photographic illustrations, plus drawings and diagrams (over 170 illustrations, mostly by the author). 302 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket has very slight wear at edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Very scarce book in this condition, particularly with original dust jacket. 023249

Price: 55.00 USD
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The Writer's Complete Crime Reference Book, Roth, Martin
16 The Writer's Complete Crime Reference Book
Roth, Martin
Cincinnati, Ohio Writer's Digest Books 1990 0-89879-397-1 / 9780898793970 Later Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean unfaded blue boards with bright metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 306 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, small red mark through publisher's price on rear panel of dustjacket. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A comprehensive reference book on the fundamentals of investigation, policies and procedures of law-enforcemtn; criminal motives; escape methods; weapons; rules of evidence; current "slanguage" used by criminals and police. 8vo. Mystery. 017332

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Top Flight: Speed Index to Waterfowl of North America, Ruthven, John A. and William Zimmerman
17 Top Flight: Speed Index to Waterfowl of North America
Ruthven, John A. and William Zimmerman
Milwaukee, Wisconsin Ruthven and Zimmerman (Printed by Moebius Printing Co.) 1968 Second edition 
Second Edition. Tall narrow hardcover book (size approx. 11" x 4-3/4"). Light rubbing; no fraying or wearthrough. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean map-decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 112 pages. Duck Hunters' field guide in full color of birds in flight and afloat; very helpful special cross reference index at rear (such as "green on head" , "light blue wing patches", "unusual bill shape" to help you name that duck! 027237

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The Wildcatters - An Informal History of Oil-Hunting in America, Tait, Samuel W. Jr.
18 The Wildcatters - An Informal History of Oil-Hunting in America
Tait, Samuel W. Jr.
Princeton, NJ Princeton University Press 1946 First Hardcover Good no dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition, ex-reference library with some library markings. Clean marbled paper-covered boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine (some dewey decimal system numbers in white at base of spine). Small spots of wear-through at corner tips, tiny tear at spine head cloth. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Illustrated with many black and white photographs. 218 pages with index. 027151

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Biographical Dictionary of World War II, Tunney, Christopher
19 Biographical Dictionary of World War II
Tunney, Christopher
New York St. Martin's Press 1972 0-460-03868-0 / 9780460038683 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with 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. 216 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no wear, with one 3/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Biographies of men and women on both sides of the conflict. 8vo. World War II. 012290

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The Tolkien Companion, Tyler, J.E.A.
20 The Tolkien Companion
Tyler, J.E.A.
New York St. Martin's Press 1976 Book Club Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean, attractive book club edition in unchipped dust jacket. Golden brown cloth boards with decorative gold scroll title box, red lettering on both 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 bookplates. Edited by S. A. Tyler, Illustrated by Kevin Reilly. 531 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, fading to background of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An invaluable reference work for all those entranced by the wonder of Middle Earth. 027581

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