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Romantic Style - Lovely homes, pretty rooms, gentle settings, Better Homes and Gardens Books
261 Romantic Style - Lovely homes, pretty rooms, gentle settings
Better Homes and Gardens Books
Better Homes and Gardens 2002 0696212390 / 9780696212390 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black boards with gold title box on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs. 215 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027154

Price: 15.00 USD
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EROS, Bevilacqua, Alberto
262 EROS
Bevilacqua, Alberto
Steerforth Press 1994 1-883642-35-3 / 9781883642358 First Cloth Bds Fine Fine Jacket 
Fine in Fine DJ, new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Romance. 000312

Price: 10.00 USD
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263 Looking for Dilmun
Bibby, Geoffrey
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1969 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Very clean unfaded red cloth boards with gold illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip. Hint of slightest surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 383 pgs. + index. Illustrated with 32 pages of halftone photographs, 41 line drawings, and 9 maps. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears, hint of very slight wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A personal narrative of the discovery of a fifth great civilization, hitherto totally unknown, to rival the 5,000-year-old glories of Egypt, Babylon, Sumer, and the Indus Valley. Large 8vo. Archaeology. 016006

Price: 25.00 USD
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Katia, Bibesco, Princess Marthe
264 Katia
Bibesco, Princess Marthe
Garden City, New York Doubleday Doran 1939 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated "First Edition" in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with pink title box, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. No other marks. Frontispiece photo portrait of "Katia". 256 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has slight edge wear and some tiny edge chips, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Scarce and brilliant historical novel of the little Princess whose romance with Czar Alexander II all but changed the fate of Russia. 025140

Price: 75.00 USD
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The Why and How of Home Horticulture, Bienz, D. R.
265 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Making of Society, Bierstedt, Robert (Editor)
266 The Making of Society
Bierstedt, Robert (Editor)
New York Modern Library 1959 Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 183 in unclipped jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Dark blue cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with top stained upper text block edges, clean Kent style endpapers. Small previous owner name neatly stamped inconspicuously on title page. Edited and with an Introduction by Robert Bierstedt. Revised Edition. 557 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (1.95 on front inside flap), slight edge wear at top and bottom spine edges, no tears. 403 titles listed on verso of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027438

Price: 15.00 USD
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The House Without A Key, Biggers, Earl Derr
267 The House Without A Key
Biggers, Earl Derr
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1925 Reprint Hardcover Very Good poor Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition, with partial dust jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with green lettering on cover and spine. No fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner first name neatly penned on front free endpaper. 316 pages. Front panel and flap and 3/4 spine is present; rear panel and flap is missing. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 023964

Price: 20.00 USD
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My Life, Bill Clinton
268 My Life
Bill Clinton
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2004 0375414576 / 9780375414572 First Hardback Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded dark blue boards with blind-stamped lettering on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. 957 page plus index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; light corner crease to rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024341

Price: 50.00 USD
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Alas, Poor Yorick!, BIll, Alfred H.
269 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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The Libyan Arena: The United States, Britain, and the Council of Foreign Ministers, 1945-1948, BIlls, Scott L.
270 The Libyan Arena: The United States, Britain, and the Council of Foreign Ministers, 1945-1948
BIlls, Scott L.
Kent, Ohio/London The Kent State University Press 1997 0-87338-511-X / 9780873385114 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean dust jacket. Very clean 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 red endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 209 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Middle East. 012048

Price: 12.00 USD
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Larry of Lonesome Lake, Bindloss, Harold
271 Larry of Lonesome Lake
Bindloss, Harold
Frederick A. Stokes 1929 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition. Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering and small illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Very little wear. Gilt lettering & illustration are bright and unchipped. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Illustrated endpapers. P/O name, address on front free endpaper. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, has tiny bit of chipping at head and heel of spine and corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 006418

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Timber Beast, Binns, Archie
272 The Timber Beast
Binns, Archie
New York Charles Scribner 1944 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with "A" on copyright page) in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean yellow boards with green lettering on cover and spine. Slight wear at top spine edge. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 345 pages. Clean jacket is not price clipped (2.75 on front inside flap), has small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story set amidst loggers and timber growers in the Pacific Northwest, contrasting the old and new generations' way of managing timber - with romance, history and adventure thrown in for good measure. 025380

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Penderwicks - A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy, Birdsall, Jeanne
273 The Penderwicks - A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy
Birdsall, Jeanne
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2005 0375831436 / 9780375831430 Later printing Hardback Fine Fine Jacket 
Later printing of the first edition in as new condition. Clean white boards with blue spine, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumpng or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with no names, writing or marks. 262 pages. Clean bright dust jacket with National Book Award gold seal on front panel; no wear, no tears, no chips, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025993

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Penderwicks at Point Mouette, Birdsall, Jeanne
274 The Penderwicks at Point Mouette
Birdsall, Jeanne
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2011 First Paperback Fine 
Advance Reader's Copy of the first edition (so stated) - trade paperback format. As new condition. No names, writing or marks - all pages and edges are clean and bright. Cover is clean with no wear. 295 pages. The Penderwick children settle into their cozy cottage with a rocky shore for a summer in Maine with Aunt Claire. 027673

Price: 12.00 USD
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Eat Ink: Recipes. Stories. Tattoos., Birk O'Halloran and Daniel Luke Holton
275 Eat Ink: Recipes. Stories. Tattoos.
Birk O'Halloran and Daniel Luke Holton
Avon, Massachusetts Adams Media 2014 1440543461 / 9781440543463 First Hardcover Fine 
First Edition, First Printing. As new condition. Clean color illustrated cover is unworn. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with decorated endpapers. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs throughout, this unusual book explores the connections between the art of tatoos and the culinary arts, with photos of many star chefs and their amazing tattoos, and text on their connection, as well as superb recipes from each of them. 303 pages with index. 025910

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276 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

Price: 6.00 USD
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Friday Night Lights - A Town, a Team, and a Dream, Bissinger, H. G.
277 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 Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill: A Love Story . . .with Wings, Bittner, Mark
278 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill: A Love Story . . .with Wings
Bittner, Mark
Harmony 2004 0609610554 / 9780609610558 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. White boards with blue spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 289 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Inspiring story of how one man found his life's work--and true love--among a gang of wild parrots roosting in one of America's most picturesque urban settings. 025580

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Last Cannibals, Bjerre, Jens
279 The Last Cannibals
Bjerre, Jens
New York William Morrow 1957 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Translated from the Danish by Estrid Bannister. Green cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold decorative stripe on black portion of cover, gold lettering on spine. Some fading to green edges. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean map-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with many black and white plates. 192 pages. Clean dust jacket has very small chip at upper rear spine corner, very slight edge wear, not price clipped; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A famous young Danish explorer's vivid personal account of day-by-day life among the primitive tribes of Australia and New Guinea. 027012

Price: 20.00 USD
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Mama's Way, Bjorn, Thyra Ferre
280 Mama's Way
Bjorn, Thyra Ferre
New York Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1962 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Very clean brown cloth boards with golden brown cloth spine, red lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, very slight bump to one corner. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper. No other marks. 214 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, slight wear at corner tips and spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Nice clean book & dustjacket, signed by author -- gift quality. 8vo. Scandinavia. 011589

Price: 30.00 USD
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