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Moods, Stahl, Mellitta Heidrich
261 Moods
Stahl, Mellitta Heidrich
Dallas, Texas Story Book Press 1951 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition in dust jacket, inscribed and SIGNED by author. Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "Mellitta H. Stahl - To Bessie and Melville Underwood - Love and best wishes to you. Mellitta - February 8, 1952." 53 pages. Silver dust jacket has no chips, two short closed tears at folds. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022858

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The Terrors of Justice, Stans, Maurice H.
262 The Terrors of Justice
Stans, Maurice H.
New York Everest House 1979 0-89696-020-X / 9780896960206 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, Third Printing, SIGNED by author. Clean yellow-gold cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, signed by the author on front free endpaper: "Best Wishes - Maurice H. Stans." 478 pgs. with index. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very tiny edge nicks. Enclsoed in enw archival quality mylar cover. How abuses during the Watergate witchhunt by the press, prosecutors, and politicans assaulted the civil rights and personal lives of innocent victims and damaged public confidence in government. 016401

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Miracle Bridge at Mackinac, Steinman, David B. with John T. Nevill
263 Miracle Bridge at Mackinac
Steinman, David B. with John T. Nevill
Grand Rapids, Michigan Eerdmans Publishing Company 1957 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Reynold H. Weidenaar, Illustrator 
First Edition, second printing (stated) in unclipped dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with brown illustration of bridge under construction on cover, brown title box with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean, beautifully illustrated endpapers. Previous owner name and ink stamp at top edge of title page (Brule Staff House). All text pages and text block edges clean and bright. Illustrated with amazing photographs of the bridge's construction, beautiful drawings and mezzotints by Reynold H. Weidenaar. Foreword by Governor G. Mennen Williams. 208 pages with index. Clean illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped, has very slight edge wear and a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026473

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Bird World - A Bird Book for Children, Stickney, J. H.
264 Bird World - A Bird Book for Children
Stickney, J. H.
Boston / New York / Chicago Ginn & Company 1898 First Hardcover Very Good+ Ernest Seton Thompson, Illustrator 
Clean decorated red buckram cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Very slight wear to corners at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Full color and black and white illustrations of birds by Ernest Seton Thompson, with accompanying text by J. H. Stickney and Ralph Hoffman. Appendix with aids in identifying birds by color and bill type, and Index. 214 pages. A charming, well-illustrated and useful book on identifying birds for children. 022143

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Recollections of a Player, Stoddart, James H.
265 Recollections of a Player
Stoddart, James H.
New York Century Company 1902 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated binding (signed binding - DD - Decorative Designers). Clean olive green cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on cover and spine. Two tiny spots of wearthrough at upper corners of spine. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean (a few have slight browning from newspaper clippings), with gilt top page edges. Frontis portrait of Stoddart with clean tissue guard, many additional illustrative plates. 255 pages. Author's reminiscences of his life in the world of theater. 022892

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The Passionate Pirate, Strouse, Norman H.
266 The Passionate Pirate
Strouse, Norman H.
North Hills, PA Bird & Bull Press 1964 Limited Edition Hard Cover Fine No Dustjacket 
LIMITED EDITION of which this is No. 14. Very clean brown patterned boards with brown leather spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean. Printed and bound by the Bird & Bull Press at North Hills, Pennsylvania. The text is printed on 17 x 22 "Mosher" hand-made paper and set in Janson, Centaur and Arrighi types. The story of Thomas Bird Mosher, famous publisher of fine small press books; illustrated, including wood-cut portrait of Thomas Mosher. 91 pgs. A beautiful book, a true collectible for any admirer of fine books. 8vo. Books on Books. 014430

Price: 400.00 USD
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Illustrious Boys of Many Lands, Sweet, F. H.
267 Illustrious Boys of Many Lands
Sweet, F. H.
New York McLoughlin Brothers 1910 Hardcover Good no dust jacket Jacket H. B. Matthews, Illustrator 
Decorated American trade binding (signed binding - HBM - H. B. Matthews). No date of publication, circa 1900. Clean rust brown cloth boards with black illustration on cover, gold lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. Slight surface wear to corners, no fraying. Floral decorated endpapers with neatly penned previous owner name and date (1910). Some cracking to endpapers has been professionally and carefully reglued. Lovely page decorations at chapter headings. Preface by the author. 192 pages. 027255

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Treasury of Wine and Wine Cookery, Taylor, Greyton H.
268 Treasury of Wine and Wine Cookery
Taylor, Greyton H.
New York Harper & Row 1963 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean burgundy cloth boards with small metallic decoration on cover, metallic lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean burgundy endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 278 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A complete guide to the use of wine for enjoyment both as a beverage and in cooking, in unpretentious terms. More than 400 recipes tested by the Taylor Wine Kitchen, plus 150 drink and beverage recipes. Also includes helpful information about wine glassware, wine buying, and the care and storing of wines at home. With illustrations in a second color. 025863

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269 The Man Who Tried Out for Tarzan
Taylor, Harry H.
Baton Rouge Louisiana State University Press 1973 0-8071-0061-7 / 9780807100615 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Clean rust brown cloth boards with yellow title box on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean yellow endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 154 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight wear at top of spine, slight overall rubbing, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A collection of short stories by one of the most gifted of contemporary short-fiction writers. 8vo. Short Stories. 010368

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Just Cruising, Taylor, William H.
270 Just Cruising
Taylor, William H.
New York D. Van Nostrand 1949 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Very clean tan cloth boards with blue illustration on cover, blue title box with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or fading, tiny spot of wear at lower spine corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and address on front free endpaper. 505 pgs. Introduction by Herbert L. Stone, then editor of Yachting magazine. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny chips at top spine corners, a few short closed edge tears, very clean except for slight browning at 1" lower spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. From the files of forty years of Yachting Magazine, the cream of the stories and practical articles on ocean, along shore and inland cruising. A unique collection of interesting and valuable information for everyone interested in sail and power boat cruising. 018650

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On & Off Soundings, Taylor, William H.
271 On & Off Soundings
Taylor, William H.
New York D. Van Nostrand 1951 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good minus Jacket 
Stated First Edition, in original unclipped jacket. Clean tan boards with green illustration on cover, green title box with bright gold lettering on spine. Hint of a small bump at one corner tip; no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name and address on front free endpaper. Introduction by Herbert L. Stone, then editor of Yachting Magazine. 520 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has some very shallow edge chipping and short closed edge tears, water marks to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Companion volume to "Just Cruising." New selection of stories from the files of Yachting Magazine, tales of sailing on and off soundings. 018651

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Songbirds in Your Garden, Terres, John K.
272 Songbirds in Your Garden
Terres, John K.
New York Thomas Y Crowell & Co. 1954 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket H. B. Kane, Illustrator 
Clean unfaded turquoise cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very light surface wear to corners and edges. No fraying, no bumping. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 274 pgs. with index. Color frontispiece; 28 plans, drawings an charts; 19 lists. Introduction by Edwin Way Teale. Illustrated by H. B. Kane. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, slight wear at top and bottom spine edge, small corner price clip to front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A beautiful and charming book -- a treasury of information about making friends with birds. It covers all the species of small birds and is suitable for any region of the United States. 8vo. Birds. 015451

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Book of Hardy Flowers, Thomas, H. H.
273 The Book of Hardy Flowers
Thomas, H. H.
London / New York Cassell and Company, Ltd. 1915 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Clean green cloth boards with decorated binding (red. blue. greem and white garden scene on cover and spine), gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. Pin-head size spots of wear to corners, a few slight bubbles to cloth. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; brief previous owner inscription on back of front free endpaper. 492 pp. with index. Beautifully illustrated with thirty-six color phtographs by H. Esenhigh Corke and sixty-four half-tone plates. Frontis color photograph of Shirley Poppies with clean tissue guard. Solid, collectible first edition. "A simple and complete descriptive guide to the cultivation in gardens of the trees and shrubs, perennial and annual flowers, that are hardy, or are suitable for planting out-of-doors in summer, in the British Isles and other temperate countries. 020628

Price: 40.00 USD
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274 The Torch Bearer: A Camp Fire Girls' Story
Thurston, I. T.
Fleming H. Revell Company 1913 Fourth Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding in original dust jacket. Toast brown cloth boards with blakc and orange decoration, orange lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean; neatly penned previous owner inscription dated June 22, 1916 on front free endpaper. Frontispiece illustration with clean tissue guard; six additional full page photo illustrations. 253 pages. Scarce dust jacket is clean but somewhat tattered, with one inch chipping at top and bottom spine ends, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 028691

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Soul of the Soldier - Sketches from the Western Battle-Front, Tiplady, Thomas
275 The Soul of the Soldier - Sketches from the Western Battle-Front
Tiplady, Thomas
Fleming H. Revell Company 1918 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Decorated light brown cloth boards (green circular title box, standing bayonets on cover). Hint of slightest soiling to spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers; small neatly penned previous owner name and address on front free endpaper. 208 pages. 021943

Price: 15.00 USD
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All Hands!, Tomlinson, H. M.
276 All Hands!
Tomlinson, H. M.
London Heinemann 1937 First Hardcover Very Good very good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Blue cloth boards with gold stamped lettering on cover and spine. No soiling or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking, slight lean. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 333 pgs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, clean with just a hint of soiling and browning to rear panel, tiny chip to top rear spine corner, very slight corner wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A saga of the sea, about a latter day freighter and her crew , showing the courage displayed by men at their daily task when opposed by the power of the elements. 018698

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All Our Yesterdays, Tomlinson, H. M.
277 All Our Yesterdays
Tomlinson, H. M.
New York / London Harper & Brothers 1930 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First American Edition, with "First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean top-stained page edges. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 445 pgs. Clean original yellow dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has very shallow chipping at top spine edge (1/4"), a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A great English novel of war and peace, with an anti-war theme. 017930

Price: 75.00 USD
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278 Gallions Reach
Tomlinson, H. M.
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1927 First Hard Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Very clean black cloth boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine (unchipped). No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Red illustrated endpapers are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Pages and edges are clean and bright. 283 pgs. Illustrated. 8vo. Ships & Sailing. 009009

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Day Before, Tomlinson, H. M.
279 The Day Before
Tomlinson, H. M.
New York G. P. Putnam's 1939 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering and small decoration on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 297 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), unchipped, with a few tiny edge nicks and tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel by the author of "All our Yesterdays" and "Gallions Reach." A suspensful mystery set in England in the days before World War I. 018903

Price: 45.00 USD
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The Wind is Rising, Tomlinson, H. M.
280 The Wind is Rising
Tomlinson, H. M.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1942 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Second Printing, November 1942, in clean unclipped jacket. Very clean gray cloth boards with burgundy lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean with burgundy top stained page edges. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 271 pp. Clean bright jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book consisting of twelve papers, consecutive chapters of England's history during the time of World War II. 019799

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