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The Sense of Wonder, Carson, Rachel
41 The Sense of Wonder
Carson, Rachel
New York Harper & Row 1965 Later printing Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
White cloth boards with blind-stamped leaf imprint, gold lettering on cover, gold and blue lettering on spine. Hint of very light soiling to cloth. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean dark blue endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Photographs by Charles Pratt and others. Unpaginated. Size approx. 8-1/4" x 10-1/2". A beautifully written and illustrated book on sharing the mystery and joy of nature with a child. 026329

Price: 10.00 USD
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42 A Station in the Delta
Cassidy, John
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1979 0-684-16156-7 / 9780684161563 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with green foil lettering on spine (unchipped). No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 380 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, with a mere hint of wear at corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 007646

Price: 15.00 USD
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A Station in the Delta, Cassidy, John
43 A Station in the Delta
Cassidy, John
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1979 0-684-16156-7 / 9780684161563 First Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Clean unfaded black boards with unchipped green metallic lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 380 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about a field officer of the CIA, set in war-torn Vietnam in the 1960's. 8vo. Fiction. 015980

Price: 12.00 USD
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Japonette, Chambers, Robert W.
44 Japonette
Chambers, Robert W.
New York D. Appleton 1912 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Charles Dana Gibson, Illustrator 
First Printing, with (1) on last page. Decorated binding - clean brown cloth boards with stamped decoration, beautiful unworn oval paste-on portrait of woman on cover, unchipped white lettering on cover, white lettering on spine (mostly chipped) with stamped decoration to spine as well. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with some browning to endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 386 pgs. Illustrations by Charles Dana Gibson. 018790

Price: 16.00 USD
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For Poachers Only - And the Giles Stories, Chance, Jack
45 For Poachers Only - And the Giles Stories
Chance, Jack
London Adam & Charles Black 1956 second printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Bernard Venables; Alex Jardin 
Clean green cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 71 pp. with ten drawings by Bernard Venables and Alex Jardine. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny closed edge tears, very slight wear at top spine edge, hint of soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A humorous collection of stories which describe certain fishing incidents and which originally appeared in "The Field" and the "Journal of the Fly-Fisher's Club." 020784

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Ocean River: The Story of the Gulf Stream, Chapin, Henry; F. G. Walton Smith
46 The Ocean River: The Story of the Gulf Stream
Chapin, Henry; F. G. Walton Smith
New York Charles Scribner 1952 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, with "A" on copyright page, SIGNED by author Henry Chapin. Clean black cloth boards with green fish illustration on cover, silver and blue lettering on spine. Slight surface wear to edges, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; no previous owner markings. 325 pp. with index. Illustrated with drawings and maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges; photo of authors on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019725

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Finger Lakes of New York, Charles Harrington
47 The Finger Lakes of New York
Charles Harrington
New York Norfleet Press 1996 0964993414 / 9780964993419 First Paperback Fine 
Fine large paperback (size approx. 9" x 11"). No fading, creasing, or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Stated First Edition with full number line indicating first printing. Gorgeous full color photographs of the Finger Lakes region by Charles Harrington. Introduction by Carol Kammen. 144 pages with index. 027696

Price: 12.00 USD
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Audrey The Life of Audrey Hepburn, Charles Higham
48 Audrey The Life of Audrey Hepburn
Charles Higham
New York Scribner 1984 0025515101 / 9780025515109 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in unclipped jacket. Signed "Audrey Hepburn" on front free endpaper, but cannot verify. Have compared signature to others of hers and I don't feel it's a match. Small ink-stamp on front free endpaper that says "not for resale." Lavender boards with silver initials AH on cover, clean black cloth spine with silver lettering. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Illustrated with many black and white photographs. 228 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, has edge wear, a few tiny nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023194

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The Finger Lakes Region of New York: A View from Above, Charles W. Feil III; Ernest A. Rose
49 The Finger Lakes Region of New York: A View from Above
Charles W. Feil III; Ernest A. Rose
Scarborough, Maine VFA Publishing 2005 0971406723 / 9780971406728 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Beautiful hardcover book and dust jacket - as new condition. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean black endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated throughout with gorgeous full color photographs taken from the air with the discerning eye of an artist. Includes wonderful information on the wineries of the area as well. 160 pages. 027694

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Siege of Youth, Charles, Frances
50 The Siege of Youth
Charles, Frances
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1903 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Harry E. Townsend, Illustrator 
First Edition decorated binding. Blue cloth boards with green, cream and gold decoration on cover with green line border, gold lettering on spine. Hint of surface wear to spine corners, no fraying. Faint white spot on rear board (approx. 1/4" x 2"). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, clean endpapers. Illustrations by Harry E. Townsend, including frontis illustration with clean tissue guard. Small previous owner inscription on blank fly leaf. 293 pages. 021428

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Beast and the Monk: A Life of Charles Kingsley, Chitty, Susan
51 The Beast and the Monk: A Life of Charles Kingsley
Chitty, Susan
New York Mason Charter 1975 0-88405-121-8 / 9780884051213 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean lavender endpapers with family tree. No names, writing or bookplates. 317 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, no chips, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A cleric who rose to become chaplain to Queen Victoria and tutor to the Prince of Wales, Charles Kingsley was a contentious theologian who inspired the phrase "muscular Christianity" and so nettled Cardinal Newman that the "Apologia" was written to silence him. He was also an amateur scientist, a historian and a poet. 8vo. Biography. 012878

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52 The Unexpected Guest
Christie, Agatha (adapted as a novel By Charles Osborne)
New York St. Martin's Press 1999 0-312-24262-X / 9780312242626 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean pale gray boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are bright and clean. No names, marks or bookplates. 210 pgs. Clean, crisp and bright dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Mystery. 005171

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Victorian Army in Photographs, Clammer, David
53 The Victorian Army in Photographs
Clammer, David
United Kingdom David & Charles 1975 0715368532 / 9780715368534 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean book in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with beautiful black and white historical photographs throughout. 96 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, hint of slight wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024668

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Sundowners, Cleary, Jon
54 The Sundowners
Cleary, Jon
New York Charles Scribner 1952 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing (with "A" appearing on copyright page A-9.65[ V ] ) in original dust jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with reddish brown lettering and small decoration on cover, reddish brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 383 pages. Clean dust jacket is price clipped (front inside flap has clip at both top and bottom edge), 1" closed tear at rear spine fold, a few very small chips at top spine edge, a few short closed edge tears. Faint corner crease. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel set in Australia's sheep country - made into a film (1960) starring Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum, and Peter Ustinov; it was nominated for five Oscars. 021504

Price: 95.00 USD
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About 2 A.M., Coe, Charles Francis
55 About 2 A.M.
Coe, Charles Francis
New York Cosmopolitan 1931 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition of a scarce old mystery. Yellow cloth boards with blue-black clock dial with no hands on cover as title box, blue-black lettering on spine. Hint of light dust soiling. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Black top-stained upper page edges. 308 pages. 022407

Price: 30.00 USD
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Liberty and Property, Coleman, R. V.
56 Liberty and Property
Coleman, R. V.
New York Charles Scribner 1951 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, Firt Printing (with "A" on copyright page), in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold sailing ship design on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 62 illustrations from original paintings and engravings. 28 full page maps. 606 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has slight edge wear, no chips, not price clipped (5.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of tghe fabulous century in which the United States was borfn: 1664-1765. A straightforward, authoritative, fascinating account of the dramatic growth, and the commercial and political development, of the American colonies between 1664 and 1765. 023684

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The Highwayman and Mr. Dickens: An Account of the Strange Events of the Medusa Murders: A Secret Victorian Journal, Attributed to Wilkie Collins, Collins, Wilkie
57 The Highwayman and Mr. Dickens: An Account of the Strange Events of the Medusa Murders: A Secret Victorian Journal, Attributed to Wilkie Collins
Collins, Wilkie
New York St. Martin's Press 1992 031208207X / 9780312082079 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in unclipped dust jacket. Beige 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. Wrinkling to page 103-104. 273 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped - enclosed in new archival quaity removable mylar cover. 028104

Price: 10.00 USD
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Being the Body - A New Call for the Church to be Light in the Darkness, Colson, Charles and Ellen Vaughn
58 Being the Body - A New Call for the Church to be Light in the Darkness
Colson, Charles and Ellen Vaughn
Nashville, TN W Publishing Group 2003 0-8499-1808-1 / 9780849918087 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
First Limited Edition, SIGNED by author (Charles Colson). Very clean black cloth boards with clean moss green spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, with bookplate of Prison Fellowship signed by the author on front free endpaper. 489 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, unclipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A book encouraging Christians of diverse backgrounds to see themselves as part of the universal body of Christ, challenging them to a new sense of unity and action toward helping others. 017545

Price: 30.00 USD
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Jeb Hutton - The Story of a Georgia Boy, Connolly, James B.
59 Jeb Hutton - The Story of a Georgia Boy
Connolly, James B.
New York Charles Scribner 1902 First Hardcover Near Fine No Dust jacket Signed
Very clean decorated blue cloth boards, SIGNED by the author. Gold and black lettering on cover, gold lettering and small decoration on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, no previous owner markings. Inscribed and signed by the author: "A fair wind to you Chester - James B. Connolly - Boston, October, 1911." Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard; seven additional illustrations, all by M. J. Burns. 289 pages. 021161

Price: 200.00 USD
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60 Know the American Quarter Horse
Conrad, Charles W.
Omaha, NE Farnam First Soft Cover Very Good+ 
Clean softcover book with color illustrations. No creasing or curling. Binding is tight, pages are clean. No names, writing or marks. 64 pgs. Selecting, training and showing, background of the breed. 010017

Price: 8.00 USD
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