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The Earth - Its Shape, Size, Weight and Spin, Poynting, J. H.
221 The Earth - Its Shape, Size, Weight and Spin
Poynting, J. H.
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1913 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean book - red cloth boards with black decoration and lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Very slight fading to spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; Small previous owner name and date neatly penned in top corner of front paste-down, tiny ink-stamped book shop insignia at top edge of front free endpaper. Decorated title page. Illustrated with diagrams, drawings. 141 pages with index. Size approx. 5" x 7". 025713

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222 Read Another Story
Pratt, Marjorie and Meighen, Mary
Chicago Benj H. Sanborn & Co 1939 Cloth Bds Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Carol Critchfield, Illust. 
94 pgs. VG -Blue & yellow cloth illustrated cover. Color illustrations Illustrated endpapers.Children's. 001025

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The Lost Fight, Prescott, H.F.M.
223 The Lost Fight
Prescott, H.F.M.
New York Dodd Mead 1956 Second edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with bright silver lettering, black sword on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - previous owner circular blind-stamp impression on title page, last page. 310 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has slight wear at top spine edge, tiny closed tear at spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Novel of stark realism and veritable details of life as it must have been lived seven centuries ago, at the time of the Sixth Crusade--offset by the glamour of knighthood in full flower, the loveliness of fair women and the stirring action of fighting men. The story centers on one Adam Morteigne who is trusted by his best friend with the guardianship of his wife while he is away at war. 027113

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On Common Ground, Preston, Sydney H.
224 On Common Ground
Preston, Sydney H.
New York Henry Holt 1906 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition (Published April, 1906 on copyright page, 1906 on title page). Signed Decorated Binding (Bertha Stuart), with a farm scene and flock of white chickens on cover. Quite clean, with three tiny specks on lower front board; no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 316 pp. 020607

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The Royal Tour, 1901: Or, the Cruise of H.M.S. Ophir, Being a Lower Deck Account of Their Royal Highnesses, the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York's Voyage Around the British Empire, Price, Harry (Petty Officer)
225 The Royal Tour, 1901: Or, the Cruise of H.M.S. Ophir, Being a Lower Deck Account of Their Royal Highnesses, the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York's Voyage Around the British Empire
Price, Harry (Petty Officer)
New York William Morrow 1980 0688036678 / 9780688036676 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First American Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded dark blue cloth boards with small gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (20.95 on front inside flap), unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Printed on heavy stock paper with script writing and colorful illustrations, the book is a facsimile of an altogether unique, handrwritten and illustrated account of the cruise of HMS Ophir in 1901, when the Duke and Duchess of York (later King George V and Queen Mary) toured almost the whole of the British Empire wit hthe exception of India. 021533

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Garden Pools: Large and Small, Ramsey, L. W. And Charles H. Lawrence
226 Garden Pools: Large and Small
Ramsey, L. W. And Charles H. Lawrence
New York MacMillan 1931 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with stamped black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers, with tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. Color frontis illustration, black & white photographs and diagrams throughout. Soiling to one page margin at binding edge (yellowing from tape). 108 pgs. with index. Unfaded color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, shallow chipping at top spine edge, very small corner chips at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. How to use water attractively in the home grounds, giving details of pool construction, both for formal and informal water gardens. 8vo. Gardening. 015499

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Great Lakes Shipwrecks and Survivals, Ratigan, William
227 Great Lakes Shipwrecks and Survivals
Ratigan, William
Grand Rapids, Michigan Eerdmans Publishing Co. 1960 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Reynold H. Weidenaar, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, in original jacket. White cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Hint of foxing to boards, otherwise clean. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Beautifully illustrated endpapers, with very small previous owner label on front fixed endpaper. 298 pgs. with index. Black & white illustrations and maps. Clean dustjacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has slight wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The most spectacular shipwrecks and incredible survivals in the history of the Great Lakes, with beautiful illustrations by Reynold H. Weidenaar. 018512

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The Partridge (Fur and Feather Series), Rev. H. A. Macpherson, A. J. Stuart-Wortley, George Saintsbury
228 The Partridge (Fur and Feather Series)
Rev. H. A. Macpherson, A. J. Stuart-Wortley, George Saintsbury
London Longmans, Green & Co. 1893 Hardcover Very Good+ 
Clean tan cloth boards with brown illustration, red lettering on the cover, red, gold and brown lettering on spine. 1893 on title page. No fraying or fading; extremely light soiling. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound. Clean black endpapers. Beautifully penned previous owner inscription on back of front free endpaper. Wonderful book on the partridge with the following three sections: Natural History of the Partridge, by the Rev. H. A. MacPherson; Shooting, by A. J. Suart-Wortley, and Cookery, by George Saintsbury. With illustrations by A. J. Stuart-Wortley, A. Thorburn, and C. Whymper, including frontispiece with tissue guard. 276 pages + ads for Badminton Library and other sporting books and 32pp undated publisher's catalog at rear. From the "Fur and Feather Series" edited by Alfred E. T. Watson. 028502

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The Breaking Point, Rinehart, Mary Roberts
229 The Breaking Point
Rinehart, Mary Roberts
New York George H. Doran 1922 First Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Thomas Fogarty, Illustrator 
Clean maroon cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. No names or bookplates. Browning from offset to front free endpaper. All text pages and edges clean and bright. 356 pgs. 008325

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The Farmer His Own Builder - A Guide and Reference Book for the Construction of Dwellings, Barns and other Farm Buildings, together with their Utilities, Roberts, H. Armstrong
230 The Farmer His Own Builder - A Guide and Reference Book for the Construction of Dwellings, Barns and other Farm Buildings, together with their Utilities
Roberts, H. Armstrong
Philadelphia David McKay 1918 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding (signed binding - W.F.T.) in clean original dust jacket. Gorgeous condition - very clean decorated blue-green cloth boards with no bumping or wear, original sheen. Pages and edges are clean, binding is tight and square with no cracking. Small neat previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Full page photographic illustrations, plus drawings and diagrams (over 170 illustrations, mostly by the author). 302 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket has very slight wear at edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Very scarce book in this condition, particularly with original dust jacket. 023249

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231 Smiling Pass: A Sequel to "Smiles"
Robinson, Eliot H.
Boston The Page Company 1921 First Hard Cover Very Good++ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Beige cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Oval color portrait of girl in red hat on cover is clean, bright, and unchipped. Boards are clean (very faint bit of light soiling on rear board). Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 389 pgs. Prequel to this book ("Smiles") is also available. 8vo. Fiction. 007605

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Souls in Pawn - A Story of New York Life, Robinson, Margaret Blake
232 Souls in Pawn - A Story of New York Life
Robinson, Margaret Blake
New York Fleming H. Revell 1901 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding. Ribbed gray/beige cloth boards with stamped red and black lettering and decoration on cover and spine. No fraying or wear-through - clean and solid, attractive book. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner inscription neatly penned on front free endpaper dated 1903. Preface by the author. 308 pages. 025005

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Polly and Carola, Roy, Lillian Elizabeth
233 Polly and Carola
Roy, Lillian Elizabeth
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1930 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket H.S. Barbour, Illustrator 
Blue cloth boards in original illustrated jacket. Clean boards with no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking. Clean endpapers, no names, writing or marks. 238 pp. Illustrated by H. S. Barbour. Clean illustrated jacket has tiny chips at corner tips, no tears, just a hint of age-toning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From the Polly Brewster Series. 019944

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America's War for Humanity - Pictorial History of the world War for Liberty, Russell, Thomas H.
234 America's War for Humanity - Pictorial History of the world War for Liberty
Russell, Thomas H.
1919 Victory Edition Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean solid book. Blue cloth boards with red and dark blue lettering on cover, color paste-on illustration of American flag (slight chipping to edges, but bright and clean). Dark blue lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs. With "The Official Story of American Operations in france by General John J. Pershing; William Dunseath Eaton, Contributing Editor; Special Chapters by Hon. James Martin Miller. 514 pages. 025723

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The Mate of the Good Ship York - Or, the Ship's Adventure, Russell, W. Clark
235 The Mate of the Good Ship York - Or, the Ship's Adventure
Russell, W. Clark
Boston L. C. Page & Co. 1902 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Jacket W. H. Dunton, illustrator 
First Edition, with 1902 on title page and on copyright page. Green ribbed cloth boards with gilt, white and dark green sailing ship decoration on cover, unchipped stamped white lettering on spine with small anchor below. Very light corner wear, binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Mere hint of very light soiling. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Frontis illustration by W. H. Dunton with clean tissue guard. 351 pp. A story filled with the savor of the sea and the adventurous spirit of the old hardy merchant mariners. Scarce first edition. 019002

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Into Mexico with General Scott, Sabin, Edwin L.
236 Into Mexico with General Scott
Sabin, Edwin L.
Philadelphia Lippincott 1920 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket Charles H. Stevens 
Clean decorated binding - yellow cloth boards with black drummer boy decoration and black lettering on cover and spine. No tears, fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (small ink-stamped previous owner name on front free endpaper). Illustrations by Charles H. Stevens (color frontispiece, several black & white glossy illustrations and maps). Foreword by the author. From the "Trail Blazer" children's series. 317 pages. 022994

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Civilization Before Greece and Rome, Saggs, H. W. F.
237 Civilization Before Greece and Rome
Saggs, H. W. F.
Yale University Press 1989 0300044402 / 9780300044409 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean first edition, first printing in unchipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs, drawings. 322 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027762

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Life's Not Fair But God is Good, Schuller, Robert H.
238 Life's Not Fair But God is Good
Schuller, Robert H.
Nashville Thomas Nelson Publishers 1991 0-8407-7098-7 / 9780840770981 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Very clean green boards with clean gray cloth spine, green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. First Edition, signed. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed with a quote and signed by Robert Schuller on front free endpaper. 272 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "Daily Scripture and Prayer Guide - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 1992" also enclosed. 8vo. Religion. 012103

Price: 25.00 USD
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1100 Obscure Points - The Bibliographies of 25 English and 21 American Authors, Schwartz, Dr. Jacob
239 1100 Obscure Points - The Bibliographies of 25 English and 21 American Authors
Schwartz, Dr. Jacob
London The Ulysses Book Shop 1931 First Hardcover Very Good 
Limited Edition ("This copy is No. 333 of the First Edition Limited to 666 Numbered Copies"). Yellow-orange cloth-covered boards with bevelled edges, gold lettering on cover and spine. Light soiling from handling. Wear to corners. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Erratum slip at Page 4. Foreword by the author. 95 pages. Excellent book for the bookseller or collector of classic writers such as Poe, Thoreau, Twain, Whitman, Dreiser, Yeats, D. H. Lawrence, Aldous Huxley and many more. 028182

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One Man's Destiny and other Stories, Articles, and Sketches 1923-1963, Sholokhov, Mikhail
240 One Man's Destiny and other Stories, Articles, and Sketches 1923-1963
Sholokhov, Mikhail
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1967 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First American Edition (stated) in clean dustjacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Very clean dustjacket is price clipped at top corner of front flap, has very small edge chip at top rear spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Translated from the Russian by H. C. Stevens. 020281

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