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The Hidden Wound, Berry, Wendell
101 The Hidden Wound
Berry, Wendell
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1970 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Printing SIGNED by the author in original dust jacket. Collectible quality. Clean brown cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean. Clean light brown endpapers - no previous owner markings. Signed "Wendell Berry" on tasteful bookplate on half-title page. 145 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, has slight age-toning, price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "If the white man has inflicted the wound of racism upon black men, the cost has been that he would receive the mirror image of that wound into himself...I want to know, as fully and exactly as I can, what the wound is and how much I am suffering from it. And I want to be cured..." A powerful book. 027314

Price: 175.00 USD
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The Invasion of Canada 1812-1813, Berton, Pierre
102 The Invasion of Canada 1812-1813
Berton, Pierre
Little, Brown 1980 0316092169 / 9780316092166 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in original dust jacket. Clean ivory boards with orange cloth spine, gold lettering on spine; blind-stamped decoration on cover. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with maps by Geoffrey Matthews. 363 pages with index. Dust jacket has very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine ends (under 1/8"), price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. To a small number of American leaders in the summer of 1812, the invasion and annexation of Canada seemed to be, as Thomas Jefferson confidently predicted, "a mere matter of marching." Yet two years later when this "War of 1812" was abandoned on the bloody banks of the River Raisin, the only Americans left on Canadian soil were prisoners of war, three entire American armies had been forced to surrender (one without every having fired a shot), and the British suddenly controlled all of Michigan as well as most of present-day Indiana and Ohio. In this vivid account of the war's first year and of the events leading up to it, Pierre Berton rescues a half-forgotten chapter from the story of Canadian-American relations and turns it into an engrossing, historically accurate narrative that reads like a fast-paced novel. Drawing on personal memoirs, soldiers' diaries, and official dispatches, berton portrays all sides of the men who fought the war. 026752

Price: 18.00 USD
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New Native American Cuisine - Five-Star Recipes From The Chefs Of Arizona's Kai Restaurant, Betancourt, Marian; with Executive Chef Michael O'Dowd and Chef de Cuisine Jack Strong
103 New Native American Cuisine - Five-Star Recipes From The Chefs Of Arizona's Kai Restaurant
Betancourt, Marian; with Executive Chef Michael O'Dowd and Chef de Cuisine Jack Strong
Globe Pequot Press (Three Forks) 2009 0762748958 / 9780762748952 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, in dust jacket, SIGNED with Executive Chef's business card laid in. Boldly inscribed and signed on front free endpaper: "Cindy, Please enjoy our journ and what our culture is all about - 2010 - M." Pale lavender cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, very slight soiling to bottom board edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are strong. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with bright red endpapers. Illustrated with beautiful full color photographs of food, and the chefs! 136 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, has a couple of spots of soiling at bottom edge of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This book brings ancient cuisine into the modern spotlight with classical culinary techniques with more than 50 delectable recipes from Arizona's Kai Restaurant--the only Native American restaurant in the nation to have achieved AAA Five Diamond and Mobil Five Star status. 026092

Price: 22.00 USD
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104 American Patchwork & Quilting
Better Homes and Gardens
Better Homes and Gardens 1986 0-696-01015-1 / 9780696010156 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean and bright glossy color illustrated boards. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp. P/O name on front free endpaper (classic bookplate supplied in case you wish to cover). 320 pgs. with index. Full color illustrations. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new mylar cover. Folio. Crafts. 005874

Price: 10.00 USD
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Modern Daughters - Conversations with Various American Girls and One Man, Black, Alexander
105 Modern Daughters - Conversations with Various American Girls and One Man
Black, Alexander
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1899 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Maroon cloth boards with decorative oval portrait in black and white on cover of a beautiful young woman, gold decoration; gold lettering on spine. Some fading to spine and upper board edges. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with gilt top edges. Silk endpapers, with tasteful previous owner bookplate at upper corner of front fixed endpaper, name and date (Dec. 25th, 1899) at top of front free endpaper. Frontis portrait of a second young girl with clean tissue guard.Designs and photographic illustrations by the author. 212 pages. 021823

Price: 25.00 USD
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Fear, War and the Bomb - Military and Political Consequences of Atomic Energy, Blackett, P.M.S.
106 Fear, War and the Bomb - Military and Political Consequences of Atomic Energy
Blackett, P.M.S.
New York Whittlesey House - McGraw Hill 1949 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First American edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with green lettering on spine. Tiny spot of wear to each of the lower corner tips. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 244 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, has some edge wear, small corner chip at top left corner of front panel, surface scrape to lower spine. Author's photo on rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A brilliant analysis of the problem posed by the discovery of atomic energy, which became a milestone in post-Hiroshima thinking, by the 1948 Nobel Prize Winner. 024801

Price: 20.00 USD
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By the Iowa Sea, Blair, Joe
107 By the Iowa Sea
Blair, Joe
New York Scribner 2012 1451636059 / 9781451636055 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in a clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean charcoal gray boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 280 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (24.00/27.99 on front inside flap), no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Clean collectible quality book. The debut book of this American author -- a wrenching, unsentimental account of the heartbreaks and ecstasies of marriage, fatherhood, and small-town life in the Midwest. 025295

Price: 15.00 USD
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108 Katharine Ordway: The Lady Who Saved the Prairies
Blair, William D.
Arlington, Virginia, U.S.A. The Nature Conservancy 1989 0-9624590-0-3 / 9780962459009 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket Valerie A. Kells, Illustrator 
Very clean blue-green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 120 pgs. with index. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has one tiny (1/16") closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 9-1/2" x 9-1/2". 011116

Price: 10.00 USD
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Gettysburg - The Pictures and the Story, Blocher, David
109 Gettysburg - The Pictures and the Story
Blocher, David
Gettysburg, PA Blocher's 1930 Revised Edition soft cover Near Fine 
Revised Edition (Twenty-second Edition). Very clean brown wraps with silk rope binding intact. Illustrated cover. No chipping or creasing; a few tiny closed edge tears. Oblong book (12" x 9-1/4"). Clean "spider-web" tissue guard at front and rear. 68 pages, illustrated with large black and white photographs. Information on the Gettysburg National Park, map of the Park, history of the battle, monuments, Lincoln's Gettysburg Address on back of rear panel. 021215

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Sea of Adventure, Blyton, Enid
110 The Sea of Adventure
Blyton, Enid
New York Macmillan 1948 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Stuart Tresilian, Illustrator 
First American edition ("First Printing" stated on copyright page), in original unclipped jacket. Clean pale blue-green boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of light surface wear to tip corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian. 220 pages. Illustrated jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), very shallow chipping at top and bottom of spine edges, very small corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022142

Price: 200.00 USD
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Images of a Free Press, Bollinger, Lee C.
111 Images of a Free Press
Bollinger, Lee C.
Chicago University Of Chicago Press 1991 0226063488 / 9780226063485 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in a clean unclipped dust jacket - book and jacket in as new condition. Clean dark blue boards with dark blue cloth spine, red metallic lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, all pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 209 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unworn, no chips, no tears, not price clipped (22.50 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Rich in historical detail, this book is an elegant, powerful guide to the evolution of our modern conception of freedom of the press and its strengths and weaknesses. 026386

Price: 20.00 USD
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Monsieur Pamplemousse and the Secret Mission, Bond, Michael
112 Monsieur Pamplemousse and the Secret Mission
Bond, Michael
New York Beaufort Books 1984 082530301X / 9780825303012 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean white boards with blue spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 208 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025902

Price: 30.00 USD
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113 Songs of the Gilded Age
Boni, Margaret Bradford
New York Golden Press 1960 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean illustrated boards. Two corners lightly bumped, otherwise no wear. Binding is tight & crisp, no cracking. Illustrated endpapers. No names, marks or bookplates. Words and music for favorite American songs of the Elegant Eighties, the Gay Nineties, and the first decade of the Twentieth Century. Arranged for the piano by Norman Lloyd, illustrated by Lucille Corcos. Clean dustjacket has hint of edgewear but no chips or tears, is not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 005266

Price: 30.00 USD
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When the Legends Die, Borland, Hal
114 When the Legends Die
Borland, Hal
Philadelphia / New York J. B. Lippincott 1963 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean teal cloth boards with silver lettering, small orange decoration on spine. Slight wear at top and bottom spine edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 288 pages. Clean dust jacket designed by Paul Laune is unchipped, has slight age-toning, slight wear to corners. Photo of author by Sam Falk on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. After the Ute Indian boy Thomas Black Bull has been betrayed both by his own people and by the white man, he dedicates himself to killing the legends that gave him his distinction and his pride--and becomes a man without a dream, with emptiness inside him. The story of how he comes back, how he achieves regeneration and maturity--in large measure through the world of nature to which he returns--ios one that is hard to leave and impossible to forget. 026219

Price: 100.00 USD
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How It Happened, Bosher, Kate Langley
115 How It Happened
Bosher, Kate Langley
New York Harper & Brothers 1914 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with blind-stamped poinsettias and gold berries on cover, gold lettering on cover and spine. Very light surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small neatly penned previous owner name and date (Nov. 23, 1916) on front free endpaper. Illustrated with three black and white plates, including frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 164 pages. A story set during the Christmas season, by the author of "Mary Cary." 021948

Price: 25.00 USD
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Mary Cary, Bosher, Kate Langley
116 Mary Cary
Bosher, Kate Langley
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1910 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in original dust jacket. Clean decorated American trade binding - gray cloth boards with darker gray and red decoration on cover and spine. a few tiny holes to cloth at rear spine edge. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with brief, beautifully penned inscription on front free endpaper. Color frontispiece illustration by Frances Rogers with clean tissue guard. 168 pages. Illustrated dust jacket has two long closed tears, wear at corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027682

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Shelbourne Hotel, Bowen, Elizabeth
117 The Shelbourne Hotel
Bowen, Elizabeth
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1951 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
"First American Edition" (so stated) in dust jacket. Clean green and white paper and cloth covered boards with green cloth spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Two previous owner names on front free endpaper; note on introductory page neatly penned "Met the above author after she talked here at Hobart." Illustrated with wonderful black and white photographs of the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin. 240 pages. Dust jacket has 1/4" chipping at top spine edge, additional edge wear and age-toning. Price clip at top corner of front inside flap. Photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023606

Price: 30.00 USD
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Lonesome Land, Bower, B. M.
118 Lonesome Land
Bower, B. M.
New York A. L. Burt 1912 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
A. L. Burt edition. Clean decorated American trade binding. Brown cloth boards with darker brown and white saddle and rope decoration, white lettering on cover, white lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and date neatly penned on front free endpaper. Four illustrations by Stanley R. Wood. 322 pages + six pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022271

Price: 20.00 USD
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Emissaries: The Overseas Work of The American YWCA 1895-1970, Boyd, Nancy
119 Emissaries: The Overseas Work of The American YWCA 1895-1970
Boyd, Nancy
New York, New York, U.S.A. The Woman's Press 1986 0-9614878-0-1 / 9780961487805 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition. Clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 337 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has several closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Between 1895 and 1970 9ver 800 professional female staff served overseas as educators, social workers, public health experts, camp directors, managers of hostels, and agricultural advisors. All served under the YWCA rubric, and this book outlines their mission and circumstances which were arduous, sometimes dangerous, and occasionally fatal. Approx. 6-1/2" x 9-1/2". Religion. 016925

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Bridal Bed, Braddock, Joseph
120 The Bridal Bed
Braddock, Joseph
New York John Day 1961 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
"First American Edition" on copyright page in very clean unclipped jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with maroon lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (some tanning to pages). Small previous owner name and date ink-stamped at top edge of front free endpaper. 255 pp. with index. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped (4.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears, slight rubbing to front flap fold edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of human marriage from its primitive beginnings to the present day. The author looks at the changing human relationships in marriage as the bride rose from chattel to partner. 020083

Price: 25.00 USD
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