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Source of the Thunder: The Biography of a California Condor, Caras, Roger A.
1 Source of the Thunder: The Biography of a California Condor
Caras, Roger A.
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1970 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean decorated brown boards with beige cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean black endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 181 pgs. Illustrated with drawings by Charles Frace. Forword by Roland C. Clement. Clean dustjacket has tiny price sticker on front flap, a few surface nicks to edges, small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author follows the life cycle of a male condor from infancy through training and maturation to adulthood, when the spectacular bird is capable of the increasingly vital process of reproduction. 8vo. Birds. 012316

Price: 15.00 USD
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Paris in the Past: From Fouquet to Daumier and Paris In Our Time: From Impressionism to the Present Day (two books in slipcases), Courthion, Pierre and Albert Skira
2 Paris in the Past: From Fouquet to Daumier and Paris In Our Time: From Impressionism to the Present Day (two books in slipcases)
Courthion, Pierre and Albert Skira
Paris Skira 1957 First Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Two hardcover books in dust jackets with additional wrap-around paper bands, plus original cardboard slipcases. Books are in excellent condition. Clean beige buckram cloth boards with small "S" logo on imprinted on covers, brown stamped lettering on spines. No fading, bumping or wear. Bindings are tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Both contain a collection of full color reproduction paintings tipped in, representing the Paris of the time period named. Previous owner name and date on front free endpaper of each book, otherwise unmarked. Both dust jackets are clean and bright (as are the bands), unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. slipcases have slight fading to edges, chipping to open edges. Paris as seen by great painters, with beautiful full color painting reproductions tipped in (70 reproductions in each volume). Collection planned and directed by Albert Skira. Text by Pierre Courthion, translated from the French by Stuart Gilbert (text is in English). Also included: A Skira Art Books "Complete Catalog of Books in Print" that was laid in. 027346

Price: 30.00 USD
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Growing Up - The Story of How We Become Alive, Are Born and Grow Up, de Schweinitz, Karl
3 Growing Up - The Story of How We Become Alive, Are Born and Grow Up
de Schweinitz, Karl
New York Macmillan 1932 Later printing Hardcover Fine Good Jacket 
Very clean book in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with stamped black lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Frontispiece is black and white reproduction of a painting by Ralph Peacock ("Out of the Everywhere"). Wonderfully illustrated with drawings and photographs. 111 pages. Illustrated dust jacket has chips at spine ends, tinier shallow chips elsewhere, wear at fold edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A confident, unruffled explanation of sex, birth and growing up - in both the plant and animal kingdom -- clearly and realistically explained in a serene manner and with excellent illustrations. 026196

Price: 22.00 USD
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The Return Of Sherlock Holmes - Including the Hound of the Baskervilles, Doyle, Arthur Conan
4 The Return Of Sherlock Holmes - Including the Hound of the Baskervilles
Doyle, Arthur Conan
New York Random House 1988 051720214X / 9780517202142 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Sidney Paget, Illustrator 
A Facsimile of the Original Novel and All 13 stories from The Strand Magazine, beautiful clean hardcover book in clean unchipped dust jacket. Gray cloth boards with circular black silhouette of Sherlock Holmes smoking a pipe on cover, black line border; black stamped lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean dark blue endpapers, with tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Original illustrations throughout (all 158 original illustrations by Sidney Paget). 293 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, clean. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024290

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Facts of Life: 2, Jonathan Miller
5 The Facts of Life: 2
Jonathan Miller
New York Viking 1984 0670304654 / 9780670304653 Hardcover Very Good+ 
This book is like brand new except for very light rubbing to the sheen of the glossy boards. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. All pop up pieces and parts are intact and working perfectly. Amazing three-dimensional detailed movable illustrations showing the development of a baby from conception to birth. 025934

Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Asian Women and Eros
Pommerenke, Millicent
New York Vantage Press 1958 First Hardcover Very Good+ good+ Jacket Signed
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, association copy inscribed and SIGNED by author, in original unclipped jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author: "To Jean, with all my best wishes and affectionate love, Aunty "Bobbie" Millicent Pommerenke - Aug. 26th, 1958." 337 pp. with bibliography. Forword by Dr. Chauncey D. Leake, Dean, College of Medicine, Ohio State University. Jacket is not price clipped (3.95 on front inside flap), has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, 3" of separation at rear flap fold, a few edge nicks and hint of very light soiling. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Fascinating personal narrative of an American woman who accompanied her husband, a gynecologist and obstetrician, on a medical mission to Asia in 1954. Told with charm and spirit, these are the impressions of a sensitive and lively observer. 019429

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How to Breed Dogs, Whitney, Leon F.
7 How to Breed Dogs
Whitney, Leon F.
New York Howell Book House 1966 Revised Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean unfaded red boards with black lettering on spine. Hint of very slight surface wear to spine corners, no fraying or bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 418 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. Dustjacket is quite clean (light age toning, a few small faint water spots), small chip to lower right front corner, price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This book has been called "The dog breeder's bible." Covers inheritance factors, canine reproduction, and all one should know about breeding dogs in a scientific yet very readable style. 6-1/4" x 9-1/4". Dogs. 017073

Price: 30.00 USD
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