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Projects For The Birder's Garden - Over 100 Easy Things That You Can Make To Turn Your Yard And Garden Into A Bird-friendly Haven, Bradley, Fern Marshall
1 Projects For The Birder's Garden - Over 100 Easy Things That You Can Make To Turn Your Yard And Garden Into A Bird-friendly Haven
Bradley, Fern Marshall
Yankee Books 2004 0899093922 / 9780899093925 Later printing Hardcover Fine 
As new condition. Clean illustrated hardcover book with no bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Thoroughly illustrated with drawings. 311 pages with index. 027053

Price: 15.00 USD
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How To Cheat At Gardening And Yard Work - Shameless Tricks For Growing Radically Simple Flowers, Veggies, Lawns, Landscaping, And More, Bredenberg, Jeff
2 How To Cheat At Gardening And Yard Work - Shameless Tricks For Growing Radically Simple Flowers, Veggies, Lawns, Landscaping, And More
Bredenberg, Jeff
Rodale Press 2009 1594869669 / 9781594869662 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Clean hardcover book with illustrated glossy boards. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Small neatly penned previous owner name on front free endpaper. Well illustrated with drawings throughout. 371 pages. 024690

Price: 10.00 USD
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In Old School Days, Carleton, Will
3 In Old School Days
Carleton, Will
New York Moffat, Yard and Company 1907 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket James Montgomery Flagg, Illustrator 
Decorated binding with clean oval paste-on illustration on cover (unchipped), light green lettering and decoration on cover. Light green lettering on spine (somewhat dimmed). Slight surface wear at top of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. All pages are decorated. Beautiful color illustrations with tissue guards by James Montgomery Flagg. 022773

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Next-to-Nothing House, Carrick, Alice Van Leer
4 The Next-to-Nothing House
Carrick, Alice Van Leer
Boston The Atlantic Monthly Press 1923 First Hardcover Near Fine No Dust jacket 
Very clean and lovely decorated binding, second printing (1923). Clean green cloth boards with darker green and cream house and yard design on cover with unchipped cream lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with brief neatly penned previous owner inscription dated Christmas 1925 on front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 252 pages. The author's story of acquiring and living in a New England house (Webster Cottage in Hanover, New Hampshire). 027172

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The Amateur Naturalist, Durrell, Gerald
5 The Amateur Naturalist
Durrell, Gerald
New York Knopf 1983 0394533909 / 9780394533902 Fourth printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Fourth printing in unchipped dust jacket and removable mylar cover. Green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Very slight fading to edges. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean green endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Thoroughly illustrated with photographs and beautiful drawings. 320 pages. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A practical guide for the amateur naturalist - what to do in 17 various environments -- from your own back yard to beach, meadow, or woods; from feeding an orphan bird to planting a bottle garden, breeding butterflies, and much more... 024400

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The Big Barn, Edmonds, Walter D.
6 The Big Barn
Edmonds, Walter D.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1930 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean, unfaded black cloth boards with bright orange lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 333 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unclipped (2.00 on front inside flap), has small chip (1/4" depth) at bottom rear spine corner, slight chipping at top spine corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The scene of this novel is the canal valleys of New York in the mid-1800's. The story is of a strong and powerful man who brought the Erie Canal within reach of his farms, held a stag captive in his back yard, and built the biggest barn ever seen in the East. As the big barn is built, so is the family undermined by the hostility of two brothers loving the same woman, and the passion which threatens their home. 023235

Price: 95.00 USD
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Thunderstruck, Larson, Erik
7 Thunderstruck
Larson, Erik
New York Crown Publishers 2006 1400080665 / 9781400080663 First Hardcover Near Fine near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean blue-black boards with clean black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying, mere hint of surface wear at top and bottom spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 463 pp. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Set in Edwardian London and on the stormy coasts of Cornwall, a true story of love and murder in a changing world of science, seances, invention, magicians, and Scotland Yard detectives. 018228

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Six Against Scotland Yard, Margery Allingham; Anthony Berkeley; Freeman Wills Crofts; Father Ronald Knox; Dorothy L. Sayers; Russell Thorndike
8 Six Against Scotland Yard
Margery Allingham; Anthony Berkeley; Freeman Wills Crofts; Father Ronald Knox; Dorothy L. Sayers; Russell Thorndike
Garden City, New York The Sun Dial Press 1937 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
1937 reprint edition of this unique book of mysteries, in original dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with stamped black lettering and small decoration on spine. Very slight wear at spine ends. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with red top-stained upper page edges. Tasteful custom bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 302 pages. Dust jacket has very light soiling and edge wear, a few tiny edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Each of six famous mystery writers in turn writes a long short story displaying what he/she believes to be the perfect method of murder. In each instance not only the mechanics of the crime are given but the motivation and the personal relationships of the people involved are clearly brought out. Then Ex-Superintendent Cornish, C.I.D. is called upon to solve each crime and explain how he believes the police would have gone about solving this so-called perfect murders. As a result the book is not only fascinating reading but a clever battle of wits between six experts in fictional murder and one man who has spent his life in the actual pursuit and apprehension of criminals. 026060

Price: 125.00 USD
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Gardening for Gourmets - Good Eating from a Small Back Yard, Matson, Ruth A.
9 Gardening for Gourmets - Good Eating from a Small Back Yard
Matson, Ruth A.
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1959 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Margot Tomes, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean bright yellow cloth boards with blue lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 262 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unclipped (3.95 on front inside flap), no chips, slight age-toning. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This beautifully written book is for all who like to eat well and who relish the freshness and peak-perfection taste of vegetables and fruits grown in their gardens. Invaluable advice on planning a garden, special planting hints, pros and cons of certain crops, when to bring herbs indoors, and a fascinating section on growing radishes, herbs and lettuce in the ktichen under electric light. 026272

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Garden Planning and Building, Ortrloff, H. Stuart and Henry B. Raymore
10 Garden Planning and Building
Ortrloff, H. Stuart and Henry B. Raymore
Garden City, NY 1945 Revised Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Revised edition in clean original dust jacket. Edited by F. F. Rockwell. Clean blue-green cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Well illustrated with 55 half-tone illustrations, drawings. 282 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, a little very shallow edge chipping. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Ideal book for anyone who wants his garden and yard expertly planned, but who also wants the satisfaction of doing it him or herself. Methods of construction of permanent garden features, how to locate your house on a lot, how to plan and build drives, paths, and terraces; how arrange and make gardens and borders, how to design and construct pool or pond, how to build walls, steps, embankments. 023693

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Weekend Garden Guide: Work Saving Ways to a Beautiful Backyard, Roth, Susan A
11 The Weekend Garden Guide: Work Saving Ways to a Beautiful Backyard
Roth, Susan A
Emmaus, Pennsylvania Rodale Press 1991 0878579338 / 9780878579334 Later printing Hardcover Fine no dust jacket 
As new condition. Very clean glossy illustrated boards, binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full-color photographs, diagrams and drawings. 358 pages with index. 024373

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Weekend Garden Guide: Work Saving Ways to a Beautiful Backyard, Roth, Susan A
12 The Weekend Garden Guide: Work Saving Ways to a Beautiful Backyard
Roth, Susan A
Rodale Press 1991 0878579338 / 9780878579334 Hardcover Fine 
Very clean, unmarked hardcover book. Glossy color illustrated cover has no bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs. 358 pages with index. Work-saving ways to beautiful yard and garden. 024110

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13 The Yard: Building a Destroyer and the Bath Iron Works
Sanders, Michael S.
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Harper Collins 1999 0-06-019246-1 / 9780060192464 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Illustrated with Photographs and Diagrams 
Very clean dark navy boards with silver lettering on dark grey spine. Very light hint of surface wear to top/base of spine and corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages, edges and endpapers are very clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and diagrams. 253 pgs. with index. Clean, bright dustjacket is price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Military History. 014873

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Yard: Building a Destroyer at the Bath Iron Works, Sanders, Michael S.
14 The Yard: Building a Destroyer at the Bath Iron Works
Sanders, Michael S.
New York Harper Collins 1999 0-06-019246-1 / 9780060192464 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean dark blue boards with clean black spine, unchipped metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 253 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. As new book. This book captures the end of an era--ship building in Bath, Maine at the century old Bath Iron Works. 8vo. War/Military. 012891

Price: 12.00 USD
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15 The Harness of Death
Sykes, W. Stanley
New York Dodd Mead 1932 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition. Green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Lettering is crisp, with fading to background on spine, board edges. No fraying, binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with green endpapers. No previous owner markings. 290 pages. Author's second novel featuring Inspector Drury of Scotland Yard. An excellent vintage detective novel which has become quite scarce. 023393

Price: 75.00 USD
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