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Just Plain Bill - His Story, Ashenhurst, Anne S.
201 Just Plain Bill - His Story
Ashenhurst, Anne S.
Philadelphia David McKay 1935 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean first edition in original jacket. Black cloth boards with orange lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece photograph (total of seven black and white photographic plates). 249 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few very small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Just Plain Bill was a long run 15-minute daytime radio drama program heard on CBS and NBC. The series was sponsored by Anacin for 18 of the program's 23-year run. It was “the real-life story of people just like people we all know.” Originally called Bill the Barber, the program began on CBS September 19, 1932. It told the story of Bill Davidson (Arthur Hughes), a barber in the town of Hartville, and his daughter Nancy (Ruth Russell). Bill often became involved in helping his friends and neighbors when he wasn't cutting hair. 022138

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The Meandering Absolute, Asher, Elise
202 The Meandering Absolute
Asher, Elise
New York Morris Gallery Press 1955 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean decorated blue paper covered boards with black lettering on cover and pine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper: "For Hildegarde W. - with love, Elin A." 55 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears, mere hint of browning to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Poetry. 014897

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Vineyard Tales: Reflections on Wine, Asher, Gerald
203 Vineyard Tales: Reflections on Wine
Asher, Gerald
San Francisco Chronicle Books 1996 0811812677 / 9780811812672 First Hardcover Fine no dust jacket Jacket 
Very clean hardcover book. Black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, clean illustrated paper paste-on label on cover. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean burgundy endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 287 pages with index. No dust jacket, as published. A genuinely enjoyable read from one of the world's great wine experts. 027436

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The Young Visiters - Or, Mr. Salteena's Plan, Ashford, Daisy
204 The Young Visiters - Or, Mr. Salteena's Plan
Ashford, Daisy
New York George H. Doran 1919 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean book with original dust jacket. Decorated paper-covered boards. Small closed tear to lower corner of spine at fold (under 1/2"), otherwise clean and unworn. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece photo portrait of the nine-year old author. Preface by J. M. Barrie. 105 pages. Dust jacket is clean (very slight age toning), has slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025694

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Spanish Texas - Yesterday and Today, Ashford, Gerald
205 Spanish Texas - Yesterday and Today
Ashford, Gerald
Austin/New York Jenkins Publishing Company 1971 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean beige cloth boards with black decorative lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean marbled beige endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 296 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This book tells the story of the Spanish heritage in Texas. 8vo. Texas. 012530

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The Swan of Usk, Ashton, Helen
206 The Swan of Usk
Ashton, Helen
New York MacMillan 1940 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Nice sharp corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and address written on front fixed endpaper. 320 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket with price intact, slight wear at top and bottom spine edge, a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Historical novel about the life of Henry Vaughan, Welsh Royalit soldier, country physician, mystic and poet. 8vo. Fiction. 015046

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Change! 71 Glimpses of the Future, Asimov, Isaac
207 Change! 71 Glimpses of the Future
Asimov, Isaac
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1981 0-395-31545-X / 9780395315453 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with bright silver 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. 201 pgs. Clean silver dustjacket is not price clipped, no chips, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Essays on the future in space, science, aging, the environment, sexuality and more by the great Isaac Asimov. 8vo. Science. 014800

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Exploring the Earth and the Cosmos - The Growth and Future of Human Knowledge, Asimov, Isaac
208 Exploring the Earth and the Cosmos - The Growth and Future of Human Knowledge
Asimov, Isaac
New York Crown 1988 0517546671 / 9780517546673 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean dark blue boards with red cloth spine, blue metallic lettering on spine. No fading 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. 339 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; slightest hint of light surface rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026070

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209 Extraterrestrial Civilizations
Asimov, Isaac
New York Crown Publishers 1979 0-517-53075-9 / 9780517530757 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing. Very clean blue boards with clean yellow cloth spine, dark blue stamped lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, very faint dust speckling to edges. 282 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Asimov analyzes the universe, life, and intelligence, basing his conclusions on the most recently available scientific findings. 8vo. Space Exploration. 016013

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Rifles and Rifle Shooting, Askins, Charles
210 Rifles and Rifle Shooting
Askins, Charles
New York Macmillan 1946 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Decorated binding in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Light blue cloth boards with black tree design with duck and fish border, also black lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Foreword by the author. 244 pages. Clean red dust jacket is not price clipped, has very slight wear at spine corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023876

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The World Within, Aswell, Mary Louise
211 The World Within
Aswell, Mary Louise
Whittlesey House 1947 Book Find Club Ed. Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good++ Jacket 
Very clean red coth boards, Silver lettering and design on spine Silver design on front board 376 pgs. Nr Fine in VG++ DJ - new mylar cover Red cloth book with grey lettering and design on cover. DJ unchipped, not price clipped. Very clean, no writing inside. 8 Vo. self help. 001697

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Rulers of Kings, Atherton, Gertrude
212 Rulers of Kings
Atherton, Gertrude
New York Harper & Brothers 1904 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Brown cloth boards with cream stamped crown and laurel decoration, gold lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. Tiny spots of wear to corners. A few spots of soiling to rear board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with old neatly penned brief previous owner inscription at top of front free endpaper. 412 pages. 022071

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213 Sleeping Fires
Atherton, Gertrude
New York Frederick A Stokes Company 1922 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Beige cloth boards with red stamped lettering on cover and spine (some fading to spine). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 299 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 011719

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The Gorgeous Isle, Atherton, Gertrude
214 The Gorgeous Isle
Atherton, Gertrude
New York Doubleday, Page & Co. 1908 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Clean rust brown cloth boards with silver and gold cover decoration (woman with hat and shawl, butterflies fluterring around her head). Gold lettering and silver butterflies on spine. No fraying, binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean color illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Four color illustrations by C. Coles Phillips, including color frontispiece with clean tissue guard. 223 pages. 021654

Price: 50.00 USD
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The White Morning - A Novel of the Power of German Women in Wartime, Atherton, Gertrude
215 The White Morning - A Novel of the Power of German Women in Wartime
Atherton, Gertrude
New York Frederick A. Stokes 1918 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Brown cloth boards with black and white portrait paste-on illustration on cover (unchipped). Gold lettering on cover and spine. Small faint spot to rear board cloth (size of dime), slight corner wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Frontis portrait ("Gisela") with clean tissue guard. 195 pages. 022581

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The Big City, or the New Mayhew, Atkinson, Alex and Ronald Searle
216 The Big City, or the New Mayhew
Atkinson, Alex and Ronald Searle
New York George Braziller, Inc. 1959 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Ronald Searle, Illustrator 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean blue paper covered boards with black lettering on cover, clean unfaded black cloth spine with bright gold lettering on spine. 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. Wonderful illustrations by Ronald Searle. 111 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, a few very tiny closed edge tears, small price clip on front inside flap at lower corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. What REALLY goes on in the big city. 024230

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Angling from the Fishes' Point of View, Atkinson, Barry
217 Angling from the Fishes' Point of View
Atkinson, Barry
New York Sterling Publishing 1961 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Solid hardcover book in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean light green cloth boards with small illustration on cover, black lettering on spine. Very faint small water mark at base of spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. All pages and edges are clean with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. 159 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has slight wear and short closed tear at spine ends. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Where would you go if you were a fish? What would you prefer in the way of food? Where would you go during the hot noon hours? At dawn? Or in the early evening? And what would you eat in a pool with a muddy bottom along about 3 in the afternoon? This entire book is written to help you think out in advance the factors that will be operative at the time and place you intend to fish. 027636

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This Bright Land, Atkinson, Brooks
218 This Bright Land
Atkinson, Brooks
Doubleday/Natural Hist. Pres 1972 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
First edition in original dust jacket - protected in new mylar cover. Beautiful leather-like binding with decorated cover and gold lettering. Clean book, binding tight & square. 000585

Price: 10.00 USD
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Life on Earth A Natural History, Attenborough, David
219 Life on Earth A Natural History
Attenborough, David
Boston Little Brown 1981 0316057452 / 9780316057455 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with bright gold unchipped lettering on spine. Small bump to one corner tip. Very slight fading at top board edges. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Clean green endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with full color photographs. 319 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, hint of light edge wear, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An amazing look at the history of life on our planet, the evolution of some four million species of living organisms that populate earth. 027890

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220 Anchorage: All-America City
Atwood, Evangeline
Portland, OR Binfords & Mort 1957 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with red lettering and stars on cover, red lettering on spine. No fraying or edgewear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Maps on endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 117 pgs. with appendix. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny edge chips, 1/3" closed tear at top of rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Alaska. 008830

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