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181 Valerie
Marryat, Captain
London J. M. Dent and Co. 1896 Limited Edition Hardcover Good 
This is the twenty-fourth volume ONLY of a set of "The Novels of Captain Marryat". 1896 in Roman Numerals on title page; copyright page states: This Edition, printed upon Hand-made Paper, is Limited to 750 copies for America - this number being 227. Dark blue buckram cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on spine. Cover is clean, spine a little sunned. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Top page edges are gilt. Deckled fore-edges. 278 pages. Frontispiece illustration with tissue guard (total of six etchings with tissue guards - drawn by D. Downing and Etched by W. Wright-North). 028125

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Ne-Saw-Je-Won - A Tale of the Waters that Run Down From Lake Superior to the Sea, Martin, Helen M.
182 Ne-Saw-Je-Won - A Tale of the Waters that Run Down From Lake Superior to the Sea
Martin, Helen M.
Cleveland, OH M. D. Harbaugh 1939 First Paperback Very Good 
Softcover book (dark blue paper wraps) with silver lettering and Great Lakes illustration on cover. Fading to spine and edges, otherwise in very good condition. Small previous name at top edge of first blank page. Two two-page maps of the Great Lakes Region at front and rear of book, additional maps and photographs. Foreword by M. D. Harbaugh. 82 pages. 022715

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Reveries of a Bachelor, Marvel, I. K.
183 Reveries of a Bachelor
Marvel, I. K.
Indianapolis Bobbs Merrill 1906 First Hard Cover Fine No Dustjacket Jacket E. M. Ashe, Illustrator 
Decorated American trade binding, with blind-stamped decoration on cover and spine surrounding full color paste-on illustration of a man and his dog enjoying a fire (no wear). Very clean light moss green ribbed cloth boards. Illustration is clean, bright and unchipped. Bright stamped gilt lettering on cover and spine (unchipped). No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 337 pgs. with page decorations throughout and color illustrated plates by E. M. Ashe. First edition, first printing by this publisher - "October" 1906 on copyright page. Clean, bright, collectible quality. 013164

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Dog Days, Raven Nights, Marzluff, John M.; Colleen Marzluff
184 Dog Days, Raven Nights
Marzluff, John M.; Colleen Marzluff
Yale University Press 2011 0300167113 / 9780300167115 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean black boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and with Original Linocut Illustrations by Evon Zerbetz. Foreword by Bernd Heinrich. 323 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The coauthor of the award-winning "In the Company of crows and Ravens" and his wife, an animal-behavior expert, offer an engaging account of their days as young field biologists in Maine. 026126

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Surgeon's Log, Mason, Andrew V., M.D.
185 Surgeon's Log
Mason, Andrew V., M.D.
North Quincy, MA The Christopher Publishing House 1980 8158-0394-X First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean burgundy cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Helen - and her fine food. Happy Reading - Andrew V. Mason." 395 pgs. An account of the workings of a hospital, its patients and medical practitioners from a surgeon's point of view. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, spine is sun-faded, one 1" closed tear at spine fold, light wear at corners and top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007753

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In Pastures Green, McArthur, Peter
186 In Pastures Green
McArthur, Peter
Canada J. M. Dent 1948 First Hardcover Near Fine Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Printing of the New and Revised Edition (November, 1948) in clean original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with gold title box on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Edited and with a foreword by Kenneth McNeill Wells. Illustrated with beautiful wood engravings by Lucille Oille. 299 pages. Clean dust jacket has edge chipping, slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A chronicle of country living in rural Canada by a man who gave up a successful journalism career in New York to go back to the land, where he found wisdom, fulfillment and peace. 025418

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The Emperor of Wine - The Rise of Robert M. Parker, Jr. and the Reign of American Taste, McCoy, Elin
187 The Emperor of Wine - The Rise of Robert M. Parker, Jr. and the Reign of American Taste
McCoy, Elin
New York Ecco 2005 0060093684 / 9780060093686 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean burgundy boards with black spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 342 pages with index. As new, except for a few folded page corners. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The first book to chronicle the rise of Robert M. Parker, Jr., the world's mosti nfluential and controversial wine critic, who, over the last 25 years, has dominated the international wine world and embodied the triumph of American taste. 025869

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Bishop as Pawn, McInerny, Ralph M.
188 Bishop as Pawn
McInerny, Ralph M.
New York Vanguard Press 1978 0814908063 / 9780814908068 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
Very clean unfaded black cloth boards with orange and gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean orange endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 219 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, one tiny closed edge tear at top spine corner, hint of very light surface rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Third book in the Father Dowling mystery series. 018456

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Lost Cities of Paraguay - Art and architecture of the Jesuit reductions, 1607-1767, McNaspy, C. J.; J. M. Blanch
189 Lost Cities of Paraguay - Art and architecture of the Jesuit reductions, 1607-1767
McNaspy, C. J.; J. M. Blanch
Chicago Loyola University Press 1982 0829403965 / 9780829403961 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean first edition book and dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with many black and white photographs, maps. 160 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027210

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Gettysburg, McPherson, James M.
190 Gettysburg
McPherson, James M.
Atlanta Turner Publishing Inc. 1993 1-878685-79-1 / 9781878685797 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Mort Kunstler, Illustrator 
Clean blue-black boards with clean gray spine, gold lettering on cover, dark blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 128 pgs. Beautifully illustrated with the paintings of Mort Kunstler, maps. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Companion book to the major motion picture, "Gettysburg." 9-1/2 x 11-1/2". Civil War. 016858

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The Art of Riding: Concise Handbook for Beginners and Advanced Horsemen, McTaggart, Lt. Col. M. F.
191 The Art of Riding: Concise Handbook for Beginners and Advanced Horsemen
McTaggart, Lt. Col. M. F.
New York Bonanza Books 1963 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean gold cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 127 pgs. illustrated with drawings and photographs. Clean unchipped dustjacket enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Horses. 007722

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Girl of the People, Meade, L. T.
192 Girl of the People
Meade, L. T.
Chicago M. A. Donahue 1911 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Lovely poster-style decorated American trade binding. Clean brown cloth boards with black, brown, red and white decoration on cover (two women travellers with luggage and binoculars pointing to far off mountains). No fraying or wear to cloth. Slightest bit of rubbing to edge of front board illustration. Nice bright unrubbed color decoration on spine as well, with gold lettering. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Clean decorated endpapers. Lovely color frontispiece illustration. No date of publication - circa 1911 (previous owner name neatly penciled on rear of front free endpaper with date 1911). A little brown offset to last page from old newspaper article about brave girls (still laid in). 222 pages. 025282

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The Amazonian Chronicles, Meunier, Jacques and A. M. Savarin
193 The Amazonian Chronicles
Meunier, Jacques and A. M. Savarin
San Francisco Mercury House 1994 1-56279-053-6 / 9781562790530 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
AS NEW first edition. Very clean yellow-orange boards with brown cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 169 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The authors chart the history and wonder of the Amazon region and report their own extraordinary experience of it. Their work is a fervent plea to end the genocide of Amazonian people that continues today. 8vo. South America. 015397

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The World of Night, Milne, Lorus J. & Marjorie Milne
194 The World of Night
Milne, Lorus J. & Marjorie Milne
New York Harper & Brothers 1956 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket T. M. Shortt, Illustrator 
Very clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 248 pgs. Beautifully illustrated by T. M. Shortt. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny shallow edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The fascinating drama of nature that is enacted between dusk and dawn. 8vo. Nature. 013102

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195 The World's Whales: The Complete Illustrated Guide
Minasian, Stanley M., Balcomb, Kenneth C. III, Larry Foster
Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Books 1984 0-89599-014-8 / 9780895990143 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with blind stamped whales on cover, silver-white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean. No names or bookplates. 224 pgs. Beautiful color photographs throughout. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, has not been price clipped, and is enclosed in a new archival quality mylar cover. 10-1/4" x 10-1/4". Whales. 005552

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American Book Collector (Volume 6 / Number 3), Miscellaneous
196 American Book Collector (Volume 6 / Number 3)
Miscellaneous
New York American Book Collector 1985 Magazine Very Good+ 
American Book Collector Magazine (Volume 6/ Number 3 / New Series) - May/June 1985. Containing articles, news and reviews for the book collector. This issue features an Edward Gorey bibliographical checklist, and an article by Madeleine B. Stern on "Henry Stevens: "G.M.B." - a famous bookseller from the state of Vermont in the 19th century, among others. 68 pages. Magazine is clean (very slight age toning), with a few tiny edge nicks/ small closed edge tears. 023710

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A Treasury of The World's Great Letters - From Ancient Days to Our Own Time, Miscellaneous (Schuster, M. Lincoln, Editor)
197 A Treasury of The World's Great Letters - From Ancient Days to Our Own Time
Miscellaneous (Schuster, M. Lincoln, Editor)
New York Simon & Schuster 1940 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean red buckram cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 503 pages with index. Dustjacket has fading to background of spine, some wrinkling to rear panel, a few tiny edge nicks/short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Among the great letters: Leonardo da Vinci divulges his greatest secrets as he applies for a job; Michelangelo negotiates terms with His Holiness the Pope; Edgar Allan Poe reveals the cause of his deepest tragedy; George Washington answers his critics from a cold, bleak hill at Valley Forge; Friedrich Nietzsche confides a secret to Richard Wagner. 027216

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Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady: Richard Nixon Vs. Helen Gahagan Douglas - Sexual Politics and the Red Scare, 1950, Mitchell, Greg
198 Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady: Richard Nixon Vs. Helen Gahagan Douglas - Sexual Politics and the Red Scare, 1950
Mitchell, Greg
New York Random House 1998 0-679-41621-8 / 9780679416210 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Very clean cream white boards with unfaded red spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright, with one small red dot (remainder mark) on top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 316 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Presents a full length portrait of the campaign widely remembered as one of the dirtiest ever--and pivotal in history of gender politics. 8vo. Political. 016272

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199 Grandmother Dear
Molesworth, Mrs.
Chicago/New York M. A. Donohue Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, but slightly tanned. Previous owner name and date 1933 on front free endpaper. 239 pgs. Clean bright DUSTJACKET is unchipped, has a few very small closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 009221

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A Writer's Notes on His Trade, Montague, C. E.
200 A Writer's Notes on His Trade
Montague, C. E.
London Chatto and Windus 1930 Limited Edition (SIGNED) Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Book condition, Near Fine. Dustjacket Very Good+. Limited Edition, this being No. 184 of 700 numbered copies, SIGNED by the author. Very clean red-orange patterned boards (unfaded) with clean red-orange cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 254 pgs., with introductory essay by H. M. Tomlinson. Dustjacket with price on cover of 3 guineas net has a few very tiny shallow edge chips at top and bottom spine edge, clean except for faint pink stain on cover (approx. 1" x 2") below lettering. Very presentable and collectable copy of this work on the art of writing. 10" x 6-1/2". Writing. 016205

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