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An Encyclopedia of the Violin, Bachmann, Alberto
261 An Encyclopedia of the Violin
Bachmann, Alberto
New York, New York, U.S.A. Da Capo Press 1980 0-306-80004-7 / 9780306800047 Fourth Printing Soft Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Softbound book with hint of very light soiling to cover. No creasing or curling, pages and edges are clean. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Small previous owner return address label at top corner of rear free endpaper; no other marks. 470 pgs. with index, 73 illustrations. A treasure trove of information on the violin, its technique, its history, and its place in music, this is a standard handbook and reference work for students of the violin and professional players. 8vo. Music. 016611

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Old New England Churches - And Their Children, Bacon, Dolores
262 Old New England Churches - And Their Children
Bacon, Dolores
New York Doubleday, Page & Company 1906 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition clean decorated American trade binding. Red ribbed cloth boards with gold church and tree decoration on cover with double ruled line border and gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading, tiny points of corner wear, gold lettering on spine has some wear but still legible. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis photograph of the spire of the Old South Church, Boston, with printed tissue guard; 33 additional photographic plates of New England churches. 442 pages. 021983

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Selected Writings of Francis Bacon, Bacon, Francis
263 Selected Writings of Francis Bacon
Bacon, Francis
New York Modern Library 1963 Later printing Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 256 in clean unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 11. Clean maroon cloth boards with blind-stamped hexagon logo on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean Kent style endpapers; no names, writing or marks. With an Introduction and Notes by Hugh G. Dick. 604 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (2.45 on front inside flap), no edge chipping, tiny pinhead size hole on spine. Blank on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025573

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The Advancement of Learning, Bacon, Francis
264 The Advancement of Learning
Bacon, Francis
London J. M. Dent & Sons 1962 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean dark navy cloth boards with copper lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or cracking. Binding is tight and square. Very tiny neatly penned date on front fixed endpaper. Pages and edges are clean and bright; no writing or bookplates. Edited with an introduction by G. W. Kitchin. 246 pgs. with index. Unfaded dustjacket has very shallow chipping to top/base of spine, (no larger than 1/8"). Very light surface wear to panels. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 5" x 7-1/4". Literature. 014616

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The Domestic Adventurers, Bacon, Josephine Daskam
265 The Domestic Adventurers
Bacon, Josephine Daskam
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1907 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated 
Very clean brown ribbed cloth boards with clean illustrated paste-on label on cover (unchipped, but with an abrasion to upper right corner). Gold stamped lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear to spine edges, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Beautifully penned previous owner name and date (1907) on front free endpaper. No other marks. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard; 7 additional black & white plates. 221 pgs. 013489

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The Door in the Closet, Bacon, Josephine Daskam
266 The Door in the Closet
Bacon, Josephine Daskam
New York Viking 1940 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean turquoise cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name and date near bottom of front free endpaper. 246 pgs. DUSTJACKET is clean with a few very tiny spots, slight age-toning. Top front inner flap is price clipped (tiny edge of price still showing). Slight edge wear & very shallow chipping at spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. An imaginative fantasy about a door at the back of a closet that opens into a strange other world. Scarce book. 8vo. Children's. 011376

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Our Father's War, Bacque, James
267 Our Father's War
Bacque, James
Toronto Exile Editions, Limited 2006 1550966359 / 9781550966350 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author, in clean unchipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers. No previous owner names or bookplates. Signed on title page: "James Bacque". 631 pages. Clean bright beautiful dust jacket (cover design by Michael Callaghan) is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024655

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Blow the House Down: A Novel, Baer, Robert
268 Blow the House Down: A Novel
Baer, Robert
New York Crown 2006 1400098351 / 9781400098354 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean black boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No previous owner markings. Signed by author on on title page: "Bob Baer". 298 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author Robert Baer, a former CIA operative, pushes fiction to the absolute limit in this riveting and unnervingly plausible alternative history of 9/11. 025590

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The Crater's Edge, Bagnall, Stephen
269 The Crater's Edge
Bagnall, Stephen
New York William Morrow 1946 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to top and bottom spine edge, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 154 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has very slight fading to spine, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a spiritual journey of a young soldier. 8vo. Fiction. 015185

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The Life of the Ancient East Being Some Chapters of the Romance of Modern Excavation, Baikie, Rev. James
270 The Life of the Ancient East Being Some Chapters of the Romance of Modern Excavation
Baikie, Rev. James
Chautauqua, NY The Chautauqua Press 1925 Chautauqua Home Reading Series Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated 
Clean brown cloth boards with black border decoration and lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Very light wear to corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Previous owner name on front free endpaper. Illustrations (photographic plates) throughout. Fold-out map in rear of book. 463 pgs. with index. 8vo. Archaeology. 007370

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Spring Jaunts - Some Walks, Excursions & Personal Explorations of Town, Country & Seashore, Bailey, Anthony
271 Spring Jaunts - Some Walks, Excursions & Personal Explorations of Town, Country & Seashore
Bailey, Anthony
New York Farrar, Straus & Giroux 1986 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
"First Edition, 1986" on copyright page. Clean green boards with clean beige cloth spine, 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. 239 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A collection which contains some of the best work that Anthony Bailey has done for The New Yorker. His descriptive journeys include the Isle of Wight, a dawn-to-dusk stroll along the New Hampshire coast, and the seacoast of Cote d'Azur, to name a few. 018598

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Everyday Play for Children, Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin
272 Everyday Play for Children
Bailey, Carolyn Sherwin
Chicago M. A. Donohue 1916 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Clean green cloth boards with yellow, black and white illustration on cover, black and white lettering on cover; black lettering and yellow, black and white illustration of child on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated end papers (very small sticker residue near top of front free endpaper). Charming illustration on copyright page, illustrations at chapter headings. 212 pages. 022782

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Mammals of Virginia - An Account of the Furred Animals of Land and Sea Known to Exist in This Commonwealth with a List of Fossil Mammals from Virginia, Bailey, John Wendell
273 The Mammals of Virginia - An Account of the Furred Animals of Land and Sea Known to Exist in This Commonwealth with a List of Fossil Mammals from Virginia
Bailey, John Wendell
Richmond, Virginia John Wendell Bailey 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket Signed
First Edition, inscribed and SIGNED by author, in unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded burgundy cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Professor Glenn W. Herrick, My teacher and friend, with appreciation and affection, The Author, John Wendell Bailey - March 25, 1947." Small ink-stamped name of Cornell Veterinary College professor at top corner of front free endpaper. 416 pp. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has considerable edge chipping, short closed tears (one mended in clear tape). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020308

Price: 40.00 USD
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Hemingway and Bailey's bartending Guide to Great American writers, Bailey, Mark; Hemingway, Edward
274 Hemingway and Bailey's bartending Guide to Great American writers
Bailey, Mark; Hemingway, Edward
Chapel Hill, NC Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2006 1565124820 / 9781565124820 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean illustrated cover. No bumping or wear. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Wonderful illustrations by Edward Hemingway. 97 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 026186

Price: 20.00 USD
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Romance and History of Time (Two Volume set, complete), Bailey, Rutherford
275 Romance and History of Time (Two Volume set, complete)
Bailey, Rutherford
Pittsburgh John M. Roberts & Sons 1922 First softcover Near Fine No Dust jacket Hugh Rankin; Harold DeLay 
Clean two-volume set. Decorated brown and black wraps with black lettering, stapled binding (size: 10" x 7-1/2"). No creasing or chipping. Pages are clean and unmarked. Illustrated with beautiful full-color plates which are reproductions of paintings of Hugh Rankin and Harold DeLay from the magazine series published under the title, "Through the Ages With Father Time." Volume I - 63 pp. Volume II - 59 pp. 020767

Price: 150.00 USD
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Wild Wind, Bailey, Temple
276 Wild Wind
Bailey, Temple
Philadelphia Penn Publishing Co. 1930 First Hardcover Very Good good Jacket 
First Edition in original jacket designed by Charles D. Mitchell. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with stamped dark blue lettering on cover and spine. Slight fraying at top inside spine edge, tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name in pencil on front free endpaper, with small ink-stamped name on front fixed endpaper. 316 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, bookmark is still attached, has 3/4" deep chipping at top and bottom spine edges, corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A woman gives up her chance for happiness in order to care for another woman's children. 018298

Price: 18.00 USD
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Two Battle Fronts, Baillie, Hugh
277 Two Battle Fronts
Baillie, Hugh
New York United Press 1943 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, inscribed and SIGNED by author. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with red lettering and illustration on cover, red lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers with no names, writing or bookplates. Inscribed and signed by author on blank fly leaf: "To Herb Cruickshank from Hugh Baillie". 139 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket with 1" deep chip at top spine edge (not infringing on title), maps on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. World War II. 016054

Price: 25.00 USD
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278 America Before Man
Baity, Elizabeth Chesley
New York The Viking Press 1953 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket C. B. Falls, Illustrator 
Clean red cloth boards with silver lettering and illustration of dinosaur on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Color illustrated endpapers. Pages are clean and bright. Previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 224 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket has been price clipped, is unchipped with slight edge wear, small abrasion over publisher's name at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. Paleontology. 008886

Price: 20.00 USD
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279 Christian Missions and a New World Culture
Baker, Archibald G.
Willett, Clark & Co. 1934 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
322 pgs. VG+ Very clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. BInding tight & square. Pages & edges clean. P/O bookplate inside front cover. Very small white paper label near base of spine.Christian. 003137

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Land of Rumbelow, Baker, Carlos
280 The Land of Rumbelow
Baker, Carlos
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1963 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, first printing, with "A" on copyright page. Unfaded red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear; tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 370 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, one very short edge tear at top rear panel edge, with just a hint of edge wear. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about a man who has slowly surrendered to an overwhelming belief in the evil of human life, but who, due to events and circumstances, emerges from a personal hell into light and life. 8vo. Fiction. 016407

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