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The Royal Whore - Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine, Andrews, Allen
1 The Royal Whore - Barbara Villiers, Countess of Castlemaine
Andrews, Allen
Chilton Book Company 1970 0801955254 / 9780801955259 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated first edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with bright 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 and bright, with clean charcoal gray endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. 314 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (7.50 on front inside flap), no tears; a couple of vertical creases to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Charles II, and his "maitresse en titre" Barbara Villiers, who was the pacesetter for the court where King Charles sampled the ladies of his entourage as freely as he sampled his wines. Told with rare wit and devastating historical accuracy. 026261

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2 Pilgrim House By the Sea
Bartlett, Robert M.
North Quincy, MA Christopher Publishing House 1973 1-8158-0298-6 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Jan Norton, Illustrator 
Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 327 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has small (1/4") closed tear at top rear spine corner, very tiny chip at base of rear panel (size of grain of rice or smaller), slight wear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A midwestern college professor and his family restore a house built by the Pilgrims after inheriting it from Great Aunt Phoebe. 8vo. New England. 009726

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Singapore Sketchbook - The Restoration of a City, Gretchen Liu
3 Singapore Sketchbook - The Restoration of a City
Gretchen Liu
Singapore Archipelago Press 1998 9813018089 / 9789813018082 Later printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Graham Byfield, Illustrator 
Beautiful, unworn book and dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean color-decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful color paintings throughout (paintings by Graham Byfield); text by Gretchen Liu. Printed on high quality paper. 76 pages. Clean unchipped dust jacket, no wear, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. With more than a hundred original watercolors and pencil sketches, Singapore Sketchbook is an evocative record of the successful rstoration of this historic city's rich architectural heritage. 026750

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Hope of the Nation - Dedicated to the Restoration and Expansion of Our Christian Heritage AND Hope of the Nation - Dedicated to the Restoration and Expansion of Our American Heritage, Keyes, Nelson Beecher and Edward Felix Gallagher
4 Hope of the Nation - Dedicated to the Restoration and Expansion of Our Christian Heritage AND Hope of the Nation - Dedicated to the Restoration and Expansion of Our American Heritage
Keyes, Nelson Beecher and Edward Felix Gallagher
Gastonia, North Carolina Good Will Publishers 1952 First Hardcover Very Good+ 
Gorgeous two volume set bound in maroon leather with folding double slipcase. No fading or wear. Bindings are tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean burgundy endpapers and beautiful illustrations throughout both volumes by celebrated artists. Decorated title pages with frontispiece portraits (Jesus and George Washington). 403 pages (Our American Heritage) and 401 pages (Our Christian Heritage). In "Our Christian Heritage" volume, there are two pages (17 and 19 that have long diagonal full page tape-repaired tears. Otherwise fine copies. Double slipcase folds open to reveal full color face portrait of Jesus and U.S. Liberty Bell. Exterior sides have full color portrait of standing Jesus and Statue of Liberty. No cracking. Very slight surface wear to corners and open edges. 025080

Price: 35.00 USD
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Dr. Benes, Mackenzie, Compton
5 Dr. Benes
Mackenzie, Compton
London George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with 15 plates in color, 66 black and white illustrations in photogravure. 356 pages with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top spine edge (not exceeding 1/4"), 2" closed tear at base of front spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Dr. Benes, who after the temporary triumph of his implacable enemy, Adolf Hitler, resigned in October 1938, went into voluntary exile, but set forth to fight for the restoration of the rights of his nation. 021253

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Salvaged Treasures: Designing and Building With Architectural Salvage, Michael Litchfield
6 Salvaged Treasures: Designing and Building With Architectural Salvage
Michael Litchfield
New York Van Nostrand Reinhold Company 1983 0442258410 / 9780442258412 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean except for water-mark along upper edge of two preliminary pages. No names, writing or bookplates. 253 pages with index. Illustrated with photographs (color and black and white), drawings and diagrams. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (30.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An excellent do-it-yourself guide to assessing, removing, reconditioning, and reusing architectural salvage. 021531

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7 Buying and Renovating a House in the City
Stanforth, Deirdre & Martha Stamm
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1972 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square. No names, writing or bookplates. Pages are clean and bright. 400 pgs. plus index. Illustrated with photographs, drawings and maps. Dustjacket has one small chip at top of rear panel corner (smaller than a pea), very light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A complete guide on finding, buying and renovating a house in the city (this book even tells you where to look for bargains in all the larger U.S. cities). 8vo. Old Houses. 007100

Price: 14.00 USD
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Martha Stewart's New Old House, Stewart, Martha
8 Martha Stewart's New Old House
Stewart, Martha
New York Clarkson Potter 1992 0517577011 / 9780517577011 First Hardback Very Good+ near fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Gold cloth boards with small blind-stamped image of a house on cover, white lettering on spine. Faint water-stain to lower corner (about 1" on front and rear spine corner). No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs by Mathieu Roberts. 288 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (45.00/55.00 on front inside flap), no chips, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Restoration, renovation, decoration and landscaping of a beautiful old two story Federal-style Connecticut farmhouse. If you are interested in the step by step renovation of an old house, from foundation to electrical, heating and cooling to decoration, furnishing and landscaping, this is it! 027653

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Imperial Restoration in Medieval Japan, Varley, H. Paul
9 Imperial Restoration in Medieval Japan
Varley, H. Paul
Columbia University Press 1971 0231035020 / 9780231035026 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean purple cloth boards with blue title box, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright; small previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 222 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few very tiny edge nicks, slightest hint of fading to background on spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027150

Price: 18.00 USD
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