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Sky Determines - An Interpretation of the Southwest, Calvin, Ross
161 Sky Determines - An Interpretation of the Southwest
Calvin, Ross
New York Macmillan 1934 First Hardcover Very Good+ fair Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing (with "Set up and printed - Published April, 1934" on copyright page, 1934 on title page), inscribed and SIGNED by author, in original unclipped jacket. Beige cloth boards with red decoration and lettering on cover and spine; no bumping or wear; just a hint of browning to upper spine and front spine gutter. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean black top stained page edges, some browning to endpapers. Inscribed by author on title page: "Best of wishes to my good friends, The Taylors! - Ross Calvin". 354 pp. with index. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has 1" square piece missing at base of spine, chipping along top front edge to maximum depth of 1/2", very shallow chipping at top spine edge, red and gold sticker from Coronado Cuarto Centennial 1540-1940 on front jacket edge, clear tape reinforcement to spine area. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020400

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A Basket of Herbs: A Book of American Sentiments, Campbell, Mary Mason, Deborah Greeley, Priscilla Sawyer Lord, Elisabeth W. Morss (editors)
162 A Basket of Herbs: A Book of American Sentiments
Campbell, Mary Mason, Deborah Greeley, Priscilla Sawyer Lord, Elisabeth W. Morss (editors)
Brattleboro/Lexington The Stephen Green Press 1983 0-8289-0500-2 / 9780828905008 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket Tasha Tudor, Illustrator 
Very clean green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 185 pgs. with original black & white drawings, color frontispiece and dustjacket by Tasha Tudor. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny chip and 1/4" closed tear at base of spine, mere hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A book which praises over sixty herbs and their significance--quotes, poetry, and age-old advice on practical and medicinal uses. 6-1/2 x 7-1/2". Gardening. 010993

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Celina or the Cats, Campos, Julieta
163 Celina or the Cats
Campos, Julieta
Pittsburgh, PA Latin American Literary Review Press 1995 0935480722 / 9780935480726 First Paperback Near Fine 
Very clean trade paperback. No creasing or curling, no chipping. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Translated by Leland H. Chambers. 140 pages. 023720

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Exile and the Kingdom, Camus, Albert
164 Exile and the Kingdom
Camus, Albert
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1958 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue-gray boards with red cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Translated from the French by Justin O'Brien. 213 pages + "A Note About the Author" at rear of book. Dust jacket has very light soiling, small chip at top spine edge, corner wear. Nice photo of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027402

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East Meets West, South of the Border, Canfield, D. Lincoln
165 East Meets West, South of the Border
Canfield, D. Lincoln
Carbondale and Edwardsville Southern Illinois University Press 1968 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author. Clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Hint of slight fading at extreme upper edge of front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed in Spanish and signed, dated on front free endpaper by author. Previous owner name and date below. 137 pgs. Dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with small spot on front panel near fold edge (smaller than a dime); one 1/16" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Latin America. 016230

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The Boys of the Rincon Ranch, Canfield, H.S.
166 The Boys of the Rincon Ranch
Canfield, H.S.
New York Century Company 1902 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - DD - Decorative Designers). From the St. Nicholas Books series. Pale yellow cloth boards with orange and black decoration on cover and spine (signs of the zodiac around an image of a boy on a bucking horse). No fraying or wear, hint of very light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. 249 pages. 022966

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The Sergeant Says, Cannon, Sgt. Jimmy
167 The Sergeant Says
Cannon, Sgt. Jimmy
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1943 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped original jacket. Clean bright red cloth boards with black zig-zag decoration on cover, black lettering and decoration on spine. Very slight darkening to cloth at spine gutters. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with top-stained upper page edges, clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Edited by Frank Sullivan, with a Foreword by Paul Gallico. 255 pages. Dustjacket is quite clean (two very faint small spots to rear panel, tiny chip at base of spine (size of grain of rice), unclipped (2.50 on front inside flap), small spot of rubbing to paper at one upper spine corner. Author's photo and biography on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A memoir of an American Army sergeant, who went from being a Broadway boy (crime reporter, sports writer and columnists who knew the hot spots and loved his nightlife) to wearing a sergeant's stripes. 021789

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168 The High Commission: A Romance of the Spanish-American War
Cantwell, Fredericka Spangler
London/New York F. Tennyson Neely 1899 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering, silver ruling on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, no foxing or browning. No names or bookplates. 240 pgs. 005613

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169 Nathaniel Hawthorne - The American Years
Cantwell, Robert
Rinehart & Co. 1948 First Hard Cover Near FIne No Dustjacket Jacket 
499 pgs. Nr Fine Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Pages bright and clean. No names or writing inside. Binding tight. Portrait of Hawthorne at frontis. Very nice tight, clean book.Authors. 002130

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170 The Custer Wolf, (Biography of an American Renegade)
Caras, Roger
Boston - Toronto Little, Brown & Co. 1966 Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good++ Very Good Jacket Charles Frace, Illustrator 
Very clean brown textured boards with publisher logo blind stamped in center of front cover. Grey/green lettering on black spine. No bumping or surface wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Faint browning of free endpapers. Pages are very clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. 175 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped with some slight browning to spine and top edge of rear panel. Small closed tear at bottom rear edge of spine with a little creasing. Two tiny pea-sized holes and some scuffing to spine. Minimal wear to edges and corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Nature. 014683

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The Forest - A Dramatic Portrait of Life in the American Wild, Caras, Roger
171 The Forest - A Dramatic Portrait of Life in the American Wild
Caras, Roger
New York Holt, Rinehart & Winston 1979 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Beige boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, brown cloth spine with green metallic letytering. No fraying or wear, binding is tight and square. Small previous owner note on half-title page. Dust speckling to text-block edges. Beautifully illustrated by Norman Arlott. 179 pages. Clean dust jacket is not chipped, not price clipped, has several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. During a golden eagle's 3-week stay in a North American forest, we witnesws the parade of mortality in her evergreen stand: the insect wars, the magical processes of photosynthesis and pheremones, the layers of microscopic life from the forest's upper stories to the cryptozoa below ground; the struggles of bear, weasel, mountain lion, bobcat, snakes and other species to maintain their continuity. 026858

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Farm Festivals, Carleton, Will
172 Farm Festivals
Carleton, Will
New York Harper & Brothers 1881 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean brown boards with gilt and black decoration, beveled edges. Shallow chipping at top and bottom of spine edge, wear to corner tips. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Chocolate brown endpapers, with tasteful previous owner bookplate affixed to front fixed endpaper. Frontis illustration with tissue guard. Additional illustrations throughout. Pages are clean, with 3 pages having faint shallow watermark stain to outside edge (dedication page, preface page, and blank margin of frontis illustration.)167 pgs. 7" x 9". Poetry. 013115

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Farm Legends, Carleton, Will
173 Farm Legends
Carleton, Will
New York Harper & Brothers 1875 Early Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with gold and black decoration on cover, gold lettering on cover and spine. Laid into the book is page 1 of Vol. XV. - No. 752 of Harper's Weekly - date of publication New York, Saturday, May 27, 1871, which contains some "Farm Ballads" by Will M. Carleton, on full front page and on a second page. Book condition: Very clean. Tiny spot of wear to one corner tip, small surface tear to cloth at base of spine (1/4"). Bevelled board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Chocolate brown endpapers, with previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper dated Aug. 6th, 1888. Illustrated with black and white engravings, including frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 131 pages + four pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022228

Price: 85.00 USD
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In Old School Days, Carleton, Will
174 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

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Songs of Two Centuries, Carleton, Will
175 Songs of Two Centuries
Carleton, Will
New York / London Harper & Brothers 1902 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Moss green cloth boards with gold, black, green and white angel on cover holding title banner; stamped gold lettering on banner. Gold lettering on spine. Bevelled board edges. Hint of very light soiling. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages have some foxing. Previous owner name and date (1903) neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard, additional black and white illustrations. 157 pages. 023986

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The Farm Boy and the Angel, Carmer, Carl
176 The Farm Boy and the Angel
Carmer, Carl
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1970 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition (so stated), SIGNED by author, in clean bright unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded mustard yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright with mustard yellow endpapers. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Carl Carmer". Stated "FIRST EDITION" on copyright page. 237 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (5.95 in upper corner of front inside flap), has a few tiny closed edge tears at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023605

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CARPENTER'S WORLD TRAVELS: Cairo to Kisumu; Lands of the Caribbean; France to Scandinavia; Japan and Korea; Canada; Alaska Our Northern Wonderland; Mexico; Uganda to the Cape; The Holy Land and Syria; Australia and New Zealand; The Alps, The Danube and The Near East; Along the Panama and the Amazon;  The Tail of the Hemisphere - Chile and Argentina; China; From Bangkok to Bombay; Through the Philippines; Java and the East Indies; From Tangier to Tripoli (18 volumes), Carpenter, Frank G.
177 CARPENTER'S WORLD TRAVELS: Cairo to Kisumu; Lands of the Caribbean; France to Scandinavia; Japan and Korea; Canada; Alaska Our Northern Wonderland; Mexico; Uganda to the Cape; The Holy Land and Syria; Australia and New Zealand; The Alps, The Danube and The Near East; Along the Panama and the Amazon; The Tail of the Hemisphere - Chile and Argentina; China; From Bangkok to Bombay; Through the Philippines; Java and the East Indies; From Tangier to Tripoli (18 volumes)
Carpenter, Frank G.
Garden City, New York Doubleday Page 1922 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Eighteen beautiful volumes published between 1922 and 1925, all by Frank G. Carpenter, each one with a unique and beautiful decorated binding (signed bindings - DD - Decorative Designers). Each volume is profusely illustrated with photographs by the author, maps. All are clean, with very little wear, tight bindings and clean pages, ranging in condition from Very Good to Fine. 028326

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Emerson - Representative Selections, with Introduciton, Bibliography and Notes, Carpenter, Frederic I.
178 Emerson - Representative Selections, with Introduciton, Bibliography and Notes
Carpenter, Frederic I.
American Book Company 1934 Cloth Bds Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Blue cloth, clean straight book with no bumping or wear, but does have some underlining and marginal notes. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Frontis portrait of Emerson. Representative selections with introduction, bibliography and notes. Written by Frederic I. Carpenter, Instructor in English at Harvard University. 452 pgs. 001152

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The Summer Paradise in History - A compilation of fact and tradition covering Lake George, Lake Champlain, the Adirondack Mountains, and other sections reached by the rail and steamer lines of the Delaware and Hudson Company, Carpenter, Warwick Stevens
179 The Summer Paradise in History - A compilation of fact and tradition covering Lake George, Lake Champlain, the Adirondack Mountains, and other sections reached by the rail and steamer lines of the Delaware and Hudson Company
Carpenter, Warwick Stevens
1914 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Green-gray boards with Native American illustration in oval on cover, paper label on spine. Tiny spots of wear to corners at base of spine. A few scattering of a few small spots to front board, small previous owner name neatly penned to corner of front board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. Frontis portrait (black and white) of Samuel De Champlain. 128 pp. with color fold-out label at rear of book in excellent condition. Paper spine label has chipping and rubbing. 020774

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The Emperor of Ocean Park, Carter, Stephen L
180 The Emperor of Ocean Park
Carter, Stephen L
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2002 0375413634 / 9780375413636 First Hardback Very Good+ Fine Jacket Signed
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, SIGNED by author, in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean red boards with black spine, bright silver lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Very slight surface wear to board edges, no bumping. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. Briefly inscribed and signed, dated by author on title page. 657 pp. Clean unfaded jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Sign first edition of author's fiction debut which won high acclaim from the critics. The book is set in two privileged worlds: the upper crust African American society of the Eastern seaboard and the inner circle of an Ivy League law school. It tells the story of a complex family with a single, seductive link to the shadowlands of crime. 019521

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