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281 Sea Fights and Shipwrecks
Baldwin, Hanson W.
Garden City Hanover House 1955 Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket 
Clean gray cloth boards with red lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Embossed seal of previous owner on title page. Illustrated with maps. 315 pgs. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, has some wear to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Ships & Sailing. 006787

Price: 12.00 USD
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World War I: An Outline History, Baldwin, Hanson W.
282 World War I: An Outline History
Baldwin, Hanson W.
London Hutchinson & Co. 1963 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 181 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has v-shaped chip at left top corner of front panel (under 1" in depth), slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A first-rate history of World War I told with clarity and balance. 8vo. World War I. 013801

Price: 20.00 USD
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Blues for Mister Charlies, Baldwin, James
283 Blues for Mister Charlies
Baldwin, James
New York Dial Press 1964 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with blue lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 121 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny corner chips at top and bottom of spine, slight edge wear, short closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Play. 013904

Price: 95.00 USD
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The Wonder-Book of Horses, Baldwin, James
284 The Wonder-Book of Horses
Baldwin, James
New York Century Company 1903 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
First Edition, published November, 1903 with 1903 on title page. Clean brown cloth boards decorated with two horseheads, blue-green lettering on cover and spine. Very slight fraying to top edge of spine. Pinhead size spot of wear to top board edge. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white glossy plates. 249 pages with Explanatory Index. 025244

Price: 40.00 USD
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285 China Run
Ball, David
New York Simon & Schuster 2002 0-7432-2743-3 / 9780743227438 First Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Very clean bright yellow boards, black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Tiny hint of a bump to one corner. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 384 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. When the Chinese government wants to take back the baby that an American woman has just adopted, she goes on the run with no knowledge of Chinese andthe full power of a police state against her. 8vo. Fiction. 008393

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286 Cop Cade
Ball, John
Doubleday & Co. For Crime Club 1978 0-385-14374-5 / 9780385143745 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue-black boards with blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, two very small chips to rear bottom panel edge (match head size), light corner wear and rubbing. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 007416

Price: 10.00 USD
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Radio Telephony for Amateurs, Ballantine, Stuart
287 Radio Telephony for Amateurs
Ballantine, Stuart
Philadelphia David McKay 1923 Second edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Second edition in scarce original dust jacket. Clean ribbed burgundy cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear through - very small bump at base of rear board. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with small previous owner name and date neatly stamped on front free endpaper. No other marks. Thoroughly illustrated with drawings and photographs. 296 pages with index. Scarce dust jacket Has a few tiny shallow chips at top spine edge, a few short closed edge tears, very minimal soiling, small surface scrape to lower spine; front panel illustrated with photo of man sitting in an old radio room speaking into a hand-held microphone. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024802

Price: 35.00 USD
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Horseback Honeymoon: The Vanishing Old West of 1907 Through the Eyes of Two Young Artists in Love, Ballard, Dorothy
288 Horseback Honeymoon: The Vanishing Old West of 1907 Through the Eyes of Two Young Artists in Love
Ballard, Dorothy
Two Continents Publishing Group 1975 0-8467-0105-7 / 9780846701057 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean brown cloth boards with orange lettering on spine. No bumping or wear to boards. Binding is tight, pages are clean (a little age speckling to top edges). No names, writing or bookplates. Endpapers illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped, with just a hint of edgewear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Adventure. 005991

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Miss Dimple Picks a Peck of Trouble, Ballard, Mignon F.
289 Miss Dimple Picks a Peck of Trouble
Ballard, Mignon F.
New York Minotaur Books 2014 1250035627 / 9781250035622 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing, with full number line) in clean unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean light gray boards with green metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpaper. 262 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A murder mystery set in the summer of 1944 in the state of Georgia. Miss Dimple Kilpatrick, who has taught the town's first graders for decades, and her colleagues are busy at summer jobs in the apple orchard where the murder occurs, and she and her fellow teachers-turned-sleuths won't rest until it solved. 025669

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Explorations: My Quest for Adventure and Discovery Under the Sea, Ballard, Robert D., Ph.D.
290 Explorations: My Quest for Adventure and Discovery Under the Sea
Ballard, Robert D., Ph.D.
New York Hyperion 1995 0-7868-6042-1 / 9780786860425 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean dark blue boards with blue cloth spine, red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean, crisp dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 005946

Price: 12.00 USD
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Footprints of Travel - Or, Journeying in Many Lands, Ballou, M. M.
291 Footprints of Travel - Or, Journeying in Many Lands
Ballou, M. M.
Boston Ginn & Company 1903 later printing Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean decorated American trade binding - yellow cloth boards with tall palm trees, pyramids and camel riders on cover, giraffe and palm tree on spine. Tiny spots of wear to spine ends. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks (previous owner name in very light pencil on front free endpaper). Frontispiece portrait of Captain Cook. Illustrated with many nice engravings throughout. 472 pages. A journey to many fantastic places around the world, from Yosemite Valley in California to the Alhambra in Spain and beyond. 026198

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Beer: Tap into the Art and Science of Brewing, Bamforth, Charles W.
292 Beer: Tap into the Art and Science of Brewing
Bamforth, Charles W.
Insight Books 1998 0306457970 / 9780306457975 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Unfaded black boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Foreword by Dave Thomas. Illustrated with photographs, drawings. 245 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book that enables the nonspecialist to understand the science and technology of brewing beer, written by an esteemed authority on brewing science. Written in a witty and easy-to-understand manner, covering everything from the basis of selection of the best barley, hops, and yeast through the composition of beer as it affects the taste, head, and wholesomeness of the finished product. 027717

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Vanishing Wings, Bancroft, Griffing
293 Vanishing Wings
Bancroft, Griffing
New York Franklin Watts 1972 531-02041-X First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket John Hamberger, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author. Clean unfaded gray cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, no names, writing or marks. Boldly signed by author on front free endpaper. 149 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has two edge chips on rear panel (top and bottom edge), small corner chip on front panel, slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A compelling novel where the main characters are three native American birds--an eagle, a falcon, and an osprey. 8vo. Birds of Prey. 016250

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Cobwebwalking, Banerji, Sara
294 Cobwebwalking
Banerji, Sara
Bethesda, MD Adler & Adler 1987 0-917561-40-6 / 9780917561405 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition. Very clean beige 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. 155 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A children's novel about fairies, nature, and the power of love and imagination. 8vo. Children's. 016425

Price: 20.00 USD
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Mrs. Raffles - Being the Adventures of An Amateur Crackswoman, Bangs, John Kendrick
295 Mrs. Raffles - Being the Adventures of An Amateur Crackswoman
Bangs, John Kendrick
New York Harper & Brothers 1905 First Hardcover Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
First Edition, Published October, 1905. Decorated American trade binding. Gray cloth boards with decorated cover (woman with two pistols aimed at man with arms up). Black lettering and single rule line border. Gold lettering on spine. Light soiling and fading. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers (previous owner name in erasable pencil on front free endpaper). Frontispiece illustration by Albert Levering with tissue guard, 15 illustrations throughout - should be 16 - missing one illustration (opposite page 66). 180 pages. 024280

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Dreamers - A Club - Being a More or Less Faithful Account of the Literary Exercises of the First Regular Meeting of that Organization, Bangs, John Kendrick
296 The Dreamers - A Club - Being a More or Less Faithful Account of the Literary Exercises of the First Regular Meeting of that Organization
Bangs, John Kendrick
New York Harper and Brothers 1899 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dustjacket Edward Penfield, Illustrator 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding, with illustrations by Edward Penfield. Clean brown cloth boards with red and black lobster decoration on cover (lobster holding black border title box in claws). Gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking; very slight lean. Clean endpapers; no previous owner markings. Illustrations throughout by Edward Penfield. 248 pages. 022658

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Enchanted Typewriter, Bangs, John Kendrick
297 The Enchanted Typewriter
Bangs, John Kendrick
New York Harper & Brothers 1899 First Hardcover Good no dust jacket Peter Newell, Illustrator 
First Edition (1899) decorated American trade binding. Beige cloth boards with gold, orange and black typewriter decoration + two faces on cover, bright gold lettering on cover and spine. Spine cloth has darkened, with a little wear to spine corners. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Old previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper; circular blind-stamp in upper corner of title page. Illustrated by Peter Newell, including frontispiece. Small four-digit number in ink on copyright page. 171 pages. 027071

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Idiot, Bangs, John Kendrick
298 The Idiot
Bangs, John Kendrick
New York Harper & Brothers 1895 First Hardcover Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition, decorated American trade binding. Green cloth boards with decorated cover (in dark green), gold lettering on spine. Light soiling to boards. Binding is tight, no cracking. Small previous owner name stamped at top edge of front fixed endpaper; same name neatly penned on front free endpaper. Tiny spot of wear to one corner tip; very slight surface wear to other corners. Pages and edges are clean. Illustrated with black and white plates (drawings). 115 pages + six pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022019

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Inventions of the Idiot, Bangs, John Kendrick
299 The Inventions of the Idiot
Bangs, John Kendrick
New York Harper & Brothers 1904 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Dark green cloth boards with red, black and gold decoration, gold lettering on cover and spine. Slightest hint of surface wear at corners, no bumping or fryaing. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 185 pages. 022119

Price: 50.00 USD
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The Pursuit of the House Boat: Being Some Further Account of the Divers Doings of the Associated Shades, under the Leadership of Sherlock Holmes, Esq., Bangs, John Kendrick
300 The Pursuit of the House Boat: Being Some Further Account of the Divers Doings of the Associated Shades, under the Leadership of Sherlock Holmes, Esq.
Bangs, John Kendrick
New York Harper & Brothers 1898 Early Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Peter Newell, Illustrator 
Clean beige cloth boards with black lettering and small color illustration on cover, gilt lettering on spine. Very slight darkening to spine. No bumping fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with tasteful previous owner bookplate on front fixed endpaper. 204 pgs. 1897 on copyright page; 1898 on title page. 12mo. 016256

Price: 15.00 USD
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