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Have You Heard the Cricket Song, Abbott, Winston O.
1 Have You Heard the Cricket Song
Abbott, Winston O.
South Windsor, CT Inspiration House Publishers 1986 0918114020 / 9780918114020 Tenth Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Bette Eaton Bossen, Illustrator Signed
Tenth printing, SIGNED by both author and illustrator, in clean original dust jacket. Yellow cloth boards with brown lettering and autumn leaf decoration on cover. No bumping, fading or wear. AS NEW condition. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Signed by both author and illustrator on the title page. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears or creasing, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023896

Price: 14.00 USD
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The Pink Panther Cocktail Party - Pink-a-licious Drinks to Seduce and Entertain, Adam. Rocke
2 The Pink Panther Cocktail Party - Pink-a-licious Drinks to Seduce and Entertain
Adam. Rocke
Chicago Surrey Books 2004 1572840722 / 9781572840720 First Hardcover 
Clean hardcover book - first printing with full numberline on copyright page, celebrating 40 years of "The Pink Panther". No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright (a few tiny water spots to a couple of pages, barely visible). No names, writing or marks. Clean pink and white decorated endpapers. Color illustrations by SHAG. Includes advice on setting up your "Pink" bar, including glassware, utensils, garnishes, liquor glossary. 64 pages. Theme song CD included at rear in publisher's clear plastic envelope. Give a Pink Panther Cocktail Party and celebrate with the coolest of cats! Recipes for 85 pink-a-licious drinks, and a CD so you can listen to his theme songs. 026095

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A Song of A Single Note, Barr, Amelia
3 A Song of A Single Note
Barr, Amelia
New York Dodd Mead 1902 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. "First Edition, published October, 1902" on copyright page. Green cloth boards with white and dark green decoration on cover and oval decorative gold title box on cover; gold lettering and white and green flower decoration on spine. Tiny small faint spot on rear board near spine, smaller than a pea. Two tiny points of wear at corners at base of spine. Binding is tight, with a little cracking at front hinge that has been carefully reglued. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date (Christmas '02" neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontispiece illustration + 3 additional full page illustrations. 330 pages. 024555

Price: 12.00 USD
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Deep Song - Adventures with Gypsy Songs and Singers in Andalusia and Other Lands, Brown, Irving
4 Deep Song - Adventures with Gypsy Songs and Singers in Andalusia and Other Lands
Brown, Irving
New York Harper & Brothers 1929 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. 355 pages with index. Dust jacket is price clipped, has corner chipping, edge wear, closed tears, ink stamped "Release Date for Review MAR 13 1929". Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. For fifteen years the author travelled with gypsies of every continent, and in his picturesque account of these wanderings he shows every phase of gypsy life from birth to death. Many of the songs were included here for the first time, and their background is shown in the amazing personalities and customs of their singers. 027716

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The Fool of Venus: The Story of Peire Vidal, Cronyn, George
5 The Fool of Venus: The Story of Peire Vidal
Cronyn, George
New York Covici Friede 1934 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, with 1934 in Roman numerals on title page, 1934 on copyright page. Beige cloth boards with brown decorative coat of arms on cover, brown and black lettering on spine. Very faint water mark to lower spine extending slightly onto front and rear lower edges; no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean, with clean red top-stained upper page edges, slight water mark to bottom page edges near spine . Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. No names, writing or bookplates. 438 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top spine edge (max. 1/2"), extending slightly to top front panel edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of Peire Vidal, Knight of Song and greatest of the troubadours of Provence, as well as the story of the times in which he lived--the roaring, turbulent years of the Crusades. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 016449

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The Song of a Dark Angel, Doherty, P. C.
6 The Song of a Dark Angel
Doherty, P. C.
London Headline Book Publishing 1994 0747208751 / 9780747208754 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, first printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean but slightly tanned, small black dot on top text block page edges. 249 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clip at lower corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In November, 1302, Sir Hugh Corbett, King Edward I's Keeper of the Secret Seal, together with his manservant, Ranulf, and messanger, Maltote, are sent to Mortlake Manor in the icy wastes of Norfolk to confrontevil. A man's headless corpse has been found o nthe beach, the head impaled on a pole; at the same time, the pretty young wife of a local baker is found hanging from a gallows. Corbett is soon drawn into the mysteries of the place with its strange lights at sea and from the cliff tops, and the death of an old nun. 028081

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Birdsong: A Natural History, Don Stap
7 Birdsong: A Natural History
Don Stap
New York Scribner 2005 0743232747 / 9780743232746 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean cream boards with beige cloth spine, brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. Remainder mark (small black line) on bottom text block edge. 261 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025592

Price: 10.00 USD
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Big Book for Peace, Editor-Ann Durell; Editor-Marilyn Sachs
8 Big Book for Peace
Editor-Ann Durell; Editor-Marilyn Sachs
New York Dutton Children's Books 1990 0590453947 / 9780590453943 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition with full number line on copyright page, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Jacket illustration by Maurice Sendak. Very clean glossy color illustrated boards. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean dark blue endpapers; small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Beautifully illustrated in color by multiple illustrators. 120 pages. Dust jacket is clean, bright, unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Created by more than 30 of the best known and loved authors and illustrators of children's books. Filled with stories, pictures, poems, and even a song, it is a book about many kinds of peace and harmony. 024252

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Song of the Arab: The Religious Ceremonies, Shrines and Folk Music of the Holy Land Christian Arab, Foley, Rolla
9 Song of the Arab: The Religious Ceremonies, Shrines and Folk Music of the Holy Land Christian Arab
Foley, Rolla
New York MacMillan 1953 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with gold illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps (old city of Jerusalem and Holy Land). 170 pgs. with bibliography. Dustjacket has corner clips to inside front flap (price still intact), small chip at base of spine, two closed edge tears, some spine fading. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Middle East. 013133

Price: 20.00 USD
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Third Book of Songs, Foresman, Robert
10 Third Book of Songs
Foresman, Robert
American Book Co. 1925 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Brown cloth boards with black decoration and lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. One very small white spot on rear board (size of grain of rice). Slight wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with occasional highlighting to a few song phrases; some page numbers written on front free endpaper. 160 pgs. with index. 6-1/2" x 8-1/4". Music. 014946

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Swan Song, Galsworthy, John
11 Swan Song
Galsworthy, John
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1928 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean blue-black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, no foxing. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 360 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny edge nicks and tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The last book in the Forsythe Saga--a masterful novel in collectible condition. 013840

Price: 45.00 USD
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The Century of Song (Volume II) Being A Choice Collection of the Best Vocal and Instrumental Music Including the Favorite Gems of the Day, Geibel, Adam (compiler)
12 The Century of Song (Volume II) Being A Choice Collection of the Best Vocal and Instrumental Music Including the Favorite Gems of the Day
Geibel, Adam (compiler)
Philadelphia / Chicago Century Musical Association 1897 First Hardcover Good No Dust jacket 
First edition, published in 1897. Volume II only. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering, black decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Light soiling (small spots), wear to corner tips and small spots of wear at spine ends. Embellished with Beautiful Phototype Engravings and Portraits. Vocal and instrumental music. Portraits and biographies of musical performers. Large book (size approx. 10" x 12"). 023735

Price: 22.00 USD
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13 The Long Way Home: A Song of France
Geyer, Harold C.
New York Richard R. Smith, Inc. 1949 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Illustrated By Author 
Clean blue cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Hint of superficial corner wear, no fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. Dustjacket is clean, not price clipped, but has edge chipping and closed tears at folds. A dream-like novel about living in France, with beautiful etchings throughout by the author. Oblong 10" x13". France. 010918

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Song of the World, Giono, Jean
14 The Song of the World
Giono, Jean
New York Viking Press 1937 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First American Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean wrap-around illustrated cloth boards with gold lettering on blue title boxes on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Translated from the French by Henri Fluchere and Geoffrey Myers. 312 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has age-toning, slight wear to corners and edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Acclaimed French novelist writes an ageless story of men and women -- love, hate, loyalty, as well as the beauty of nature. 023528

Price: 40.00 USD
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15 The Family of Chung Song
Kim, Ruth
Vantage Press 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
Very clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Mere hint of wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Warmly INSCRIBED and SIGNED by author on front free endpaper. 231 pgs. Clean orange dustjacket with illustrated cover, not price clipped, some fading to spine, slight corner wear and a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Korea. 011399

Price: 25.00 USD
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One Touch of Nature and Other Poems - A Treasury of Picture and Song, Mack, Robert Ellice
16 One Touch of Nature and Other Poems - A Treasury of Picture and Song
Mack, Robert Ellice
New York E. P. Dutton 1892 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean decorated binding. Green cloth boards with bevelled edges, white black and gold daisy and spiderweb, insect design on cover with gold lettering. Light surface wear to corners. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean (gilt page edges). Clean chocolate brown endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with monochrome Illustrations.Printed by E. Nister at Nuremberg on high quality heavy paper. 48 pages. Arranged by Robert Ellice Mack, a variety of poets include Clifton Bingham, E. Nesbit, Adelaide Procter, Helen F. Wood, Alice Havers, Fred Hines, and more. Ornaments, Headpieces, Letterings, and Initials by R. A. Bell, Agnes Pearce, and R. K. Cowtan. 021960

Price: 75.00 USD
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Song of Robin Hood, Malcolmson, Anne (Editor)
17 Song of Robin Hood
Malcolmson, Anne (Editor)
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1947 First Hardcover Very Good+ poor Jacket Virginia Lee Burton, Illustrator 
Clean black cloth boards with elaborate silver decoration, black titles box framed in red on cover, red lettering on silver decoration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean beautifully decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Designed & illustrated by Virginia Lee Burton. Music arranged by Grace Castagnetta. 123 pgs. Clean front and rear panels of dustjacket, and informational pieces from front and rear flap laid in (dustjacket is no longer whole). Definitive modern version of the Song of Robin Hood. Anne Malcolmson has edited a vigorous, to-be-sung treatment of the text, and, burrowing through old song books, has rescued the original music for fifteen of the ballads. Grace Casteagnetta has set it down in modern notation. Virginia Lee Burton worked on the drawings for over three years, for drawings with painstaking detail . 017681

Price: 50.00 USD
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Bachelor Ballads - Being Certain of the Masterpieces of Verse; Wherein is Set Forth the Sentiment of Good-Fellowship, McManus, Blanche
18 Bachelor Ballads - Being Certain of the Masterpieces of Verse; Wherein is Set Forth the Sentiment of Good-Fellowship
McManus, Blanche
Philadelphia David McKay 1898 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding; first thus by David McKay (originally copyright 1898 by New Amsterdam Book Company). Unfaded green ribbed cloth boards with cover decoration (gentleman dressed for riding in red coat, black boots and riding crop in hand) black letttering with pipe, book and horn decoration, red line border, red lettering of words "old wine - old books - old friends". Black lettering and decoration on spine. Pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, no foxing; neatly penned previous owner name and date neatly penned on half title page. 29 poems, ballads and drinking songs, written for men's enjoyment, with brown pen & ink drawings. 159 pages. Includes "The Angler's Wish" by Izaak Walton, "Drinking Song", by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, "A Farewell to Tobacco", by Charles Lamb, "A Wet Sheet and a Flowing Sea" by Allan Cunningham, and many more. 022759

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Coridon's Song and Other Verses, miscellaneous
19 Coridon's Song and Other Verses
miscellaneous
London Macmillan 1894 Hardcover Very Good++ No Dust jacket Jacket 
Clean unfaded dark green cloth boards with gilt lettering and elaborate illustration on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt page edges. Clean dark green endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 1894 on title page; introduction dated 1894; no additional printings listed. Illustrations by Hugh Thomas, including frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. Introduction by Austin Dobson. 163 pp. A lovely book, illustrated with beautiful drawings. Verses include: Coridon's Song; The Angler's Song; Who Liveth So Merry; Come Sweet Lass; Morning in London; A Journey to Exeter; How Happy Could I be With Either; A Hunting We Will Go; Oh! Dear! What Can the Matter Be!; Sir Dilberry Diddle. 019210

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Song of the Sky - An Exploration of the Ocean of Air, Murchie, Guy
20 Song of the Sky - An Exploration of the Ocean of Air
Murchie, Guy
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1954 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering, line-drawn cloud on cover, gold lettering on spine. One pinpoint spot of wear to top front board edge, barely visible. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrations by the author. 438 pages with index. Illustrated dust jacket has a few very small ege hips and short closed edge tears, upper corner price clip on front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book encompassing knowledge about all aspects of the sky, from wind and weather patterns through the upper reaches of the stratosphere to the airless heights of the ionosphere. Many technical matters of meteorology and aerodynamics are covered by the author, along with the sweeping force of his imagination and the poetic sweep of his prose which give his story meaning for both professional flyers and groundlings as he unfolds the wonders of the sky. 025092

Price: 30.00 USD
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