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Up Old Forge Way and West Canada Creek, Beetle, David H.
21 Up Old Forge Way and West Canada Creek
Beetle, David H.
Utica, New York North Country Books 1986 0932052142 / 9780932052148 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Reprint edition (1986) in original dust jacket. Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No previous owner markings. Illustrated with photographs and maps. 183 pages / 158 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, hint of very slight rubbing to rear spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025014

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The House of Defence, Benson, E. F.
22 The House of Defence
Benson, E. F.
New York / London The Authors and Newspapers Association 1906 Special Edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket H. Ricahrd Boehm, Illustrator 
Very clean decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram in lower right corner of decoration on cover - HBM - H. B. Matthews). Clean brown cloth boards with black, white and red-orange decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with slight browning to endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated in Water-Colors by H. Richard Boehm, (four illustrations, including beautiful frontispiece with tissue guard). 318 pages. 024324

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H.M.S. Rodney at Sea - Being the Story of the Second Commission of His Majesty's Battleship 'Rodney', Benstead, C. R.
23 H.M.S. Rodney at Sea - Being the Story of the Second Commission of His Majesty's Battleship 'Rodney'
Benstead, C. R.
London Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1932 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original jacket, with price intact on spine of jacket (7/6 net). Jacket design by A. E. Taylor. Clean navy blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, gold navy ship on cover. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers illustrated with track charts (maps). No names, writing or bookplates. With twenty photo illustrations. 205 pages with Appendix, 8 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Jacket has two tiny shallow chips at top spine edge, slightly age-toned, hint of very light soiling to rear panel which advertises author's previous book, "Retreat - A Story of 1918". Jacket is enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a British battleship in home waters, naval fact and description of how those who served on the 'Rodney", one of the two most powerful battleships in the world at the time, spent the years of her second commission. 022768

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The Why and How of Home Horticulture, Bienz, D. R.
24 The Why and How of Home Horticulture
Bienz, D. R.
New York W.h. Freeman & Company 1997 0716723530 / 9780716723530 Second Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Second Edition, with more emphasis on organic gardening, new illustrations and and an up-to-date glossary and chapter references. In clean bright unclipped jacket. Very clean white boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs, charts and diagrams. 587 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (42.95 on front inside flap), no chips, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. For all types of gardeners and all types of gardens, a unique synthesis of scientific and practical horticultural knowledge. 021860

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Alas, Poor Yorick!, BIll, Alfred H.
25 Alas, Poor Yorick!
BIll, Alfred H.
Boston Little Brown 1927 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with 1927 on title page, "Published September, 1927" on copyright page. Clean unfaded rust brown ribbed cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Lovely frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. 263 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has some very shallow edge chipping, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Historical romance and intrigue woven around the character of "Parson Yorick", one of the most illustrious clergymen of literary genius in England. 8vo. Historical Fiction. 016361

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26 Lady Bountiful
Birmingham, G. A.
New York George H. Doran 1922 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
First Edition. Beige cloth boards with red lettering and line border on cover, red lettering on spine. Boards are clean with exception of a few very small faint spots. Small bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. All text pages clean and bright; some foxing to endpapers. 265 pgs. 006359

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Friday Night Lights - A Town, a Team, and a Dream, Bissinger, H. G.
27 Friday Night Lights - A Town, a Team, and a Dream
Bissinger, H. G.
Addison Wesley Publishing Co. 1990 0201196778 / 9780201196771 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing ("First Printing, July 1990" with letter line beginning with "A"). Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 357 pgs. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears; mere hint of light surface rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Book documents the coach and players of a high school football team of Odessa, Texas and the town's obsession with the game. Made into a film in 2004 and a television series which premiered in 2006. 018507

Price: 120.00 USD
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The Box of Spikenard, Boileau, Ethel
28 The Box of Spikenard
Boileau, Ethel
New York - London George H. Doran 1923 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean pale gray boards with black lettering and decorative title border on cover, black lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square. Pages are clean. No names or bookplates. 263 pgs. 8vo. Novel. 006285

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The Farm, Bromfield, Louis
29 The Farm
Bromfield, Louis
New York Harper & Brothers 1946 First Hardcover Near Fine Fair Jacket 
First illustrated edition of one of the best of Bromfield's novels, with drawings by Kate Lord. In original dust jacket. Introduction by Winfield H. Rogers. Clean black cloth boards with green title box, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 346 pages. Dust jacket is a bit tattered with chips, rubbing, closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Based on the experiences of the author's own ancestors, this is a novel rich in incident and drama, full of the simple strength and warmth that is the heritage of a people who live close to the soil. It covers a period from the early nineteenth century to well into the twentieth, and it tells the story of the founding of an American family in the western wilderness. 15 full pages of illustrations as well as many small drawings and beautifully illustrated endpapers. The Farm, first published in 1933, is considered one of the finest novels ever written by Pulitzer Prize winning author Louis Bromfield. 026470

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Before Barbed Wire, Brown, Mark H. and W. R. Felton
30 Before Barbed Wire
Brown, Mark H. and W. R. Felton
New York Henry Holt and Company 1956 First Hardcover Good Very Good Jacket L. A. Huffman, Photographer on Horseback 
First Edition, Ex-library with some library markings, in original dust jacket. Large book - approx. 8-1/2" x 11-1/2". Black cloth boards with blue-green lettering on cover and spine. Pages are clean ("Library Copy" stamped on top and bottom text block edges). Beautifully illustrated with 124 historical black and white photographs by L. A. Huffman, "Photographer on Horseback." Page 87-88 has crease/wrinkle which appears to have occurred during printing. Maps on endpapers. 256 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027968

Price: 22.00 USD
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Robert Browning's Selections, Browning, Robert
31 Robert Browning's Selections
Browning, Robert
New York / Boston H. M. Caldwell 1900 Hardcover Fine no dust jacket 
Small hardcover book in beautiful condition. No publication date, circa 1900. Very clean gray textured cloth boards with bright gold small decoration and lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. As new condition. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Frontispiece photo portrait of Browning. Decorative title page. 224 pages. Size approx. 4-1/4" x 6-1/2". 026035

Price: 15.00 USD
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To Panama and Back - The Record of an Experience, Byford, Henry T.
32 To Panama and Back - The Record of an Experience
Byford, Henry T.
Chicago W. B. Conkey 1908 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dustjacket Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by the author. Dark blue silk cloth boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Tiny spots of wear at base of spine. Hint of very light soiling. Binding is tight & square. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed by author on front free endpaper in fountain pen: "To Dr. H. L. Newman - with the compliments of the Author." 22 illustrations, including small map of Panama at front, color flag of Panama, black and white plates. Foreword by the author. 384 pages. 022523

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The Seven Secrets of Somewhere Lake - Animal Ways that Inspire and Amaze, Campbell, Sam
33 The Seven Secrets of Somewhere Lake - Animal Ways that Inspire and Amaze
Campbell, Sam
Indianapolis / New York Bobbs Merrill 1952 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Harry H. Lees, Illustrator Signed
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, SIGNED by author, in clean original jacket. Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Signed by the author on front free endpaper; no other marks. Illustrated by Harry H. Lees. 236 pp. Clean jacket is price clipped on front inside flap, has tiny chip at upper spine edge, hint of foxing to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A "Forest Life Series" book written or children, with wonderful educational and entertaining stories about animals and nature. 019355

Price: 35.00 USD
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Celina or the Cats, Campos, Julieta
34 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

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Boys of the Rincon Ranch, Canfield, H.S.
35 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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From Three Cents A Week...The Story of the Prudential Insurance Company of America, Carr, William H. A.
36 From Three Cents A Week...The Story of the Prudential Insurance Company of America
Carr, William H. A.
New York Prentice Hall 1975 0-13-331611-4 / 9780133316117 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with dark blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 316 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with hint of wear at top and bottom of spine, two very short closed edge tears at base of rear panel. Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Business. 009902

Price: 10.00 USD
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Winged Arrow's Medicine, Castlemon, Harry
37 Winged Arrow's Medicine
Castlemon, Harry
Akron, Ohio Saalfield 1901 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket W. H. Fry, Illustrator 
Very clean decorated American trade binding with Native American theme. Clean green cloth boards with white, brown and black feather and arrow decoration on cover, gold lettering and small decoration on spine. Tiny spots of wear at spine corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 293 pages. 025339

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Sixteen Famous British Plays, Cerf, Bennett A. and Van H. Cartmell (editors)
38 Sixteen Famous British Plays
Cerf, Bennett A. and Van H. Cartmell (editors)
New York Modern Library 1943 Early printing Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket 
Modern Library no. G63 in dust jacket. Complete and Unabridged. Toledano binding no. G4. Gray cloth boards with green title box on spine, green and gold oval torchbearer symbol on cover and spine. No fraying or wear, slight age-toning. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Black top-stained upper text block edges. Introduction by John Mason Brown. 1000 pages. Dust jacket is clean but has edge chipping and closed tears, corner crease. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Plays include The Corn is Green, Mr. Pim Passes By, The Green Goddess, Outward Bound, The Green Bay Tree, The Importance of Being Earnest, What Every Woman Knows, and MORE. 027162

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The Boss: An Essay Upon the Art of Governing American Cities, Champernowne, Henry
39 The Boss: An Essay Upon the Art of Governing American Cities
Champernowne, Henry
New York Geo. H. Richmond & Co. 1894 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Green cloth boards with paper label on spine (unchipped). Very light soiling. No fraying or edgewear. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright. 243 pgs. 12 Mo. Political. 008434

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Sails and Whales, Chippendale, Captain H. A.
40 Sails and Whales
Chippendale, Captain H. A.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1951 Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
A beautiful copy in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean turquoise cloth boards with black lettering and small whale design on both cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean map-decorated endpapers; very small previous owner name and date on front free endpaper. NIce frontispiece photo portrait of Captain Harry Allen Chippendale. With an introduction by Henry Beetle Hough. 231 pages with glossary of nautical terms. Clean bright dust jacket designed by Samuel Bryant is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, with two short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. PErsonal story of one of the most romantic of man's exploits, told with all the salt on the decks and the wind whistling through the lines. The biography of a man of vigor and courage who survived to serve on the seas with daring and distinction in three wars, and has retained the flavor of his varied and dangerous life. 026788

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