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Larry of Lonesome Lake, Bindloss, Harold
501 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

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The Broken Trail, Bindloss, Harold
502 The Broken Trail
Bindloss, Harold
New York Frederick A Stokes Company 1926 First Hard Cover Very Good++ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean dark green cloth boards with gilt lettering and illustration on cover, gilt lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 314 pgs. 010763

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Timber Beast, Binns, Archie
503 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

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The Penderwicks - A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy, Birdsall, Jeanne
504 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

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The Penderwicks at Point Mouette, Birdsall, Jeanne
505 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

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Eat Ink: Recipes. Stories. Tattoos., Birk O'Halloran and Daniel Luke Holton
506 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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507 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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508 Teuchsa Grondie: A Legendary Poem
Bishop, Levi
Albany Levi Bishop (Weed, Parsons & Co., Printers) 1870 Hard Cover Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with bevelled edges, gold lettering on spine. Small spots of wear to corners, 1/8" chipping to green cloth at base of spine, light wear at top of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Dark brown endpapers. White library numbers on lower spine, plain diagonal brown cardholder on rear fixed endpaper. No library stamp marks to pages or edges. No names or bookplates. Ink spot (size of dime) on bottom margin of copyright page and contents page. Date on copyright page 1869; date on title page 1870. 446 pgs. 006321

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Good Bye, Ava, Bissell, Richard
509 Good Bye, Ava
Bissell, Richard
Boston/Toronto Atlantic/Little Brown 1960 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean yellow boards with clean black spine, yellow lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean black endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 241 pgs. Clean dustjacket is price clipped on front inside flap, has slight edge wear and a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A moving and funny story of houseboat dwellers in a Mississippi river town. 8vo. Fiction. 015611

Price: 15.00 USD
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High Water, Bissell, Richard
510 High Water
Bissell, Richard
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1954 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean beige cloth boards with blue lettering and small steamboat illustration on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front fixed endpaper. No other marks. 280 pgs. Unfaded dustjacket has small corner clip at top front inside flap, but price is still intact; slight edge wear and short closed edge tears; faint ring-stain to front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A drama of river life in time of flooding in the Mississippi River valley. 8vo. Fiction. 015931

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Friday Night Lights - A Town, a Team, and a Dream, Bissinger, H. G.
511 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

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The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill: A Love Story . . .with Wings, Bittner, Mark
512 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

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Kalahari, Bjerre, Jens
513 Kalahari
Bjerre, Jens
New York Hill and Wang 1960 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First American edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean gold cloth boards with blue lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight and hinges are sound - no cracking. Illustrated with map, amazing full color and black and white photographs. 227 pages with index. Clean bright dust jacket has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine ends, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. First published in Denmark by Carit Andersens Forlag under the title, Kalahari Atomtidens Stenalder, this is the first American edition. 027792

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Last Cannibals, Bjerre, Jens
514 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

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Mama's Way, Bjorn, Thyra Ferre
515 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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516 The Home Has a Heart
Bjorn, Thyra Ferre
Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1968 03-068060-3 Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Very clean pink boards with small heart on cover, black lettering and silver decoration on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are clean. Very small P/O label at inside edge of front free endpaper. Clean dustjacket has not been price clipped, has two small closed tears (under 1/2"). Enclosed in new mylar cover. 8vo. Sweden. 005346

Price: 10.00 USD
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Modern Daughters - Conversations with Various American Girls and One Man, Black, Alexander
517 Modern Daughters - Conversations with Various American Girls and One Man
Black, Alexander
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1899 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Maroon cloth boards with decorative oval portrait in black and white on cover of a beautiful young woman, gold decoration; gold lettering on spine. Some fading to spine and upper board edges. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with gilt top edges. Silk endpapers, with tasteful previous owner bookplate at upper corner of front fixed endpaper, name and date (Dec. 25th, 1899) at top of front free endpaper. Frontis portrait of a second young girl with clean tissue guard.Designs and photographic illustrations by the author. 212 pages. 021823

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Great Desire, Black, Alexander
518 The Great Desire
Black, Alexander
New York/London Harper & Brothers 1919 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean black cloth boards with blind-stamped question mark and gold lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying, no chipping to lettering. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name lightly and neatly penned on front free endpaper. 396 pgs. Published October, 1919. 8vo. Fiction. 011846

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Vital South;  How Presidents are Elected, Black, Earl;  Black, Merle
519 The Vital South; How Presidents are Elected
Black, Earl; Black, Merle
Cambridge, MA - London, England Harvard University Press 1992 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, signed by author. Very clean sky-blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR: "For Dick Fenno, with great respect and admiration - Merle Black - March, 1999" Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped and has some minor surface wear to corner tips, small chip at bottom right front corner tip (size of pea). 400 pgs. with index. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 Vo. Political. 014273

Price: 15.00 USD
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Manual of Horsemanship - Instructions from Mexico's Renowned Escuela Ecuestre, Black, Harold
520 Manual of Horsemanship - Instructions from Mexico's Renowned Escuela Ecuestre
Black, Harold
New York Dodd, Mead 1974 0396069169 / 9780396069164 First Book Near Fine very good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names,writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings by the author and photographs by Lois Hobart. 226 pp. Dustjacket is not price clipped, has some fading to spine, no chips, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The director of Mexico's great riding school Escuela Ecuestre presents the sort of advice about all aspects of horsemanship that earned international renown for the school. 018419

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