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Himalayan Odyssey: The Perilous Trek to Western Nepal, Antin, Parker with Phyllis Wachob Weiss
61 Himalayan Odyssey: The Perilous Trek to Western Nepal
Antin, Parker with Phyllis Wachob Weiss
New York Donald I. Fine 1990 1-55611-197-5 / 9781556111976 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
Very clean dark blue boards with clean pale gray cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers with maps. Inscribed and SIGNED by author on front fly leaf. 291 pgs. with glossary. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, no wear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a major trek around the Himalayas and through the dangerous, remote and largely forbidden country of Western Nepal. 011974

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Austin Val Verde: A Montecito Masterpiece, Aran, Berge
62 Austin Val Verde: A Montecito Masterpiece
Aran, Berge
Santa Barbara, California Austin Val Verde Foundation 2005 1890449393 / 9781890449391 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Berge Aran, Photographer 
First Edition in clean bright dust jacket - NEW condition. Dark green cloth boards with lighter green lettering on cover and spine. No wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright, unmarked. Clean decorated endpapers. Beautifully illustrated with outstanding photographs by Berge Aran. Introduction by Berge Aran and Gail Jensen. Size approx. 9" x 12" . 144 pages with Bibliography. Clean dust jacket is unworn. Austin Val Verde, situated on seventeen and a half acres, is one of the few great early 20th Century Southern California estates to have been preserved. It is a pivotal work in the career of the famous American architect Bertram Goodhue (1869-1924). Its celebrated and extensive gardens are the masterpiece of Lockwood de Forest Jr. (1895-1949), one of the most important landscape architects to have worked in Southern California. 025757

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A Ring has No End, Armstrong, Thomas
63 A Ring has No End
Armstrong, Thomas
New York William Sloane Associates 1958 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, slight fading to board edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; tiny previous owner name on front fixed endpaper along spine edge. 477 pgs. Clean color illustrated dustjacket (by John Alan Maxwell) is not price clipped, has slight edge wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. War, love and violence in this chronicle of a noble Russian family--from the Crimean War through decades of imperial luxury and licentiousness to the shattering aftermath of revolution. 8vo. historical Fiction. 013672

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Jingo - Wild Horse of Abaco, Arundel, Jocelyn
64 Jingo - Wild Horse of Abaco
Arundel, Jocelyn
New York Whittlesey House/McGraw Hill 1959 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Wesley Dennis, Illustrator 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page in original unclipped jacket. Clean rust cloth boards with black illustration of leaping horse on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Wesley Dennis, including color frontis illustration. 139 pages. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (2.95 on front inside flap), small thumb-nail size chip at top rear panel edge, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story of the wild horses of Abaco in the Bahamas, and some children who catch a wild horse and train it. A scarce book, even scarcer in original dust jacket. 022149

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Just Plain Bill - His Story, Ashenhurst, Anne S.
65 Just Plain Bill - His Story
Ashenhurst, Anne S.
Philadelphia David McKay 1935 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean first edition in original jacket. Black cloth boards with orange lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece photograph (total of seven black and white photographic plates). 249 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few very small edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Just Plain Bill was a long run 15-minute daytime radio drama program heard on CBS and NBC. The series was sponsored by Anacin for 18 of the program's 23-year run. It was “the real-life story of people just like people we all know.” Originally called Bill the Barber, the program began on CBS September 19, 1932. It told the story of Bill Davidson (Arthur Hughes), a barber in the town of Hartville, and his daughter Nancy (Ruth Russell). Bill often became involved in helping his friends and neighbors when he wasn't cutting hair. 022138

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The Meandering Absolute, Asher, Elise
66 The Meandering Absolute
Asher, Elise
New York Morris Gallery Press 1955 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Clean decorated blue paper covered boards with black lettering on cover and pine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper: "For Hildegarde W. - with love, Elin A." 55 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with a few very short closed edge tears, mere hint of browning to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Poetry. 014897

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The Young Visiters - Or, Mr. Salteena's Plan, Ashford, Daisy
67 The Young Visiters - Or, Mr. Salteena's Plan
Ashford, Daisy
New York George H. Doran 1919 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean book with original dust jacket. Decorated paper-covered boards. Small closed tear to lower corner of spine at fold (under 1/2"), otherwise clean and unworn. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Frontispiece photo portrait of the nine-year old author. Preface by J. M. Barrie. 105 pages. Dust jacket is clean (very slight age toning), has slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025694

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Change! 71 Glimpses of the Future, Asimov, Isaac
68 Change! 71 Glimpses of the Future
Asimov, Isaac
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1981 0-395-31545-X / 9780395315453 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean green 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. 201 pgs. Clean silver dustjacket is not price clipped, no chips, no wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Essays on the future in space, science, aging, the environment, sexuality and more by the great Isaac Asimov. 8vo. Science. 014800

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Rifles and Rifle Shooting, Askins, Charles
69 Rifles and Rifle Shooting
Askins, Charles
New York Macmillan 1946 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Decorated binding in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Light blue cloth boards with black tree design with duck and fish border, also black 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. Foreword by the author. 244 pages. Clean red dust jacket is not price clipped, has very slight wear at spine corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023876

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The Gorgeous Isle, Atherton, Gertrude
70 The Gorgeous Isle
Atherton, Gertrude
New York Doubleday, Page & Co. 1908 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Clean rust brown cloth boards with silver and gold cover decoration (woman with hat and shawl, butterflies fluterring around her head). Gold lettering and silver butterflies on spine. No fraying, binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean color illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Four color illustrations by C. Coles Phillips, including color frontispiece with clean tissue guard. 223 pages. 021654

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The Big City, or the New Mayhew, Atkinson, Alex and Ronald Searle
71 The Big City, or the New Mayhew
Atkinson, Alex and Ronald Searle
New York George Braziller, Inc. 1959 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket Ronald Searle, Illustrator 
First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean blue paper covered boards with black lettering on cover, clean unfaded black cloth spine with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Wonderful illustrations by Ronald Searle. 111 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, a few very tiny closed edge tears, small price clip on front inside flap at lower corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. What REALLY goes on in the big city. 024230

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Selected Poetry of W. H. Auden - Chosen for this edition by the Author, Auden, W. H.
72 Selected Poetry of W. H. Auden - Chosen for this edition by the Author
Auden, W. H.
New York Modern Library 1959 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Modern Library Edition in original dust jacket. Modern Library No. 160. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean blue cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with dark blue top-stained upper page edges, clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 180 pages. Dust jacket is clean, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, some light surface rubbing. 385 titles listed on inverse of dust jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027465

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73 The Winged Horse Anthology
Auslander, Joseph and Frank Ernest Hill
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1950 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ fair Jacket Paul Honore 
Later printing in unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Decorated endpapers (with very small previous owner inscription on front fixed endpaper). Decorations by Paul Honore. 669 pages with index. Dust jacket has edge wear and chipping, 1" x 2" piece missing at base of front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023843

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Pride and Prejudice, Austen, Jane
74 Pride and Prejudice
Austen, Jane
New York Dutton 1976 0525183817 / 9780525183815 Hardback Very Good+ Isabel Bishop, Illustrator 
Clean and solid hardcover book in clean original slipcase. Yellow cloth boards with cameo decoration of Jane Austen on cover in burgundy, burgundy spine with gold lettering. Very slight fading to spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean yellow endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Isabel Bishop. 416 pages. Clean slipcase with nice illustration on one side; no cracking or wear, nice ribbon that allows easy removal of book from slipcase! 026764

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75 The Personality of the Dog
Aymar, Brandt and Edward Sagarin
Wings Books 1995 0-517-14665-7 / 9780517146651 First Hard Cover Near FIne Fine Jacket 
Very clean green boards with beige cloth spine, green lettering on spine. No bumps or wear to boards, binding is tight & square, pages are bright and clean. No names or bookplates inside. Illustrated. Clean, crisp dustjacket is unchipped and enclosed in new mylar cover. A dog lover's collection of stories, poems and pictures by Jack London, Virginia Woolf, Anton Chekhov, Winslow Homer and others. 8vo. Dogs. 004211

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A Bachelor Husband, Ayres, Ruby M.
76 A Bachelor Husband
Ayres, Ruby M.
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1920 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap edition in clean original illustrated dust jacket. Brown cloth boards with black title box, brown lettering on cover, black lettering on spine. No fraying, very light surface wear to spine edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Previous owner name on front fixed endpaper. Frontispiece illustration by Paul Stahr. Pages and edges are clean (slight browning). 312 pages. Enchanting dust jacket has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges (max. of 1/4"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A newly married woman turns to another man for comfort when she learns she has been married for her money through overhearing the chance remark of her husband's friend. 026721

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In the Day's March, Ayres, Ruby M.
77 In the Day's March
Ayres, Ruby M.
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1930 First Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, in original jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with yellow palm trees and lettering on cover, yellow lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (light tanning) with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 299 pages. Illustrated dustjacket (designed by Floyd Davis) has edge wear, small corner chips, closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 021044

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The Man Without a Heart, Ayres, Ruby M.
78 The Man Without a Heart
Ayres, Ruby M.
New York Grosset & Dunlap Reprint Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 207 pgs. Clean color illustrated dustjacket has small chips at corners and edges of spine, 3" closed tear at rear spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Circa 1920's - made into a film by the same name during 1920's. 8vo. Romance. 012378

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The Tale of John Barleycorn: Or from Barley to Beer, Azarian, Mary
79 The Tale of John Barleycorn: Or from Barley to Beer
Azarian, Mary
David R. Godine Publisher 1982 0879234474 / 9780879234478 First Paperback Near Fine Signed
Stated First Edition, SIGNED by the author. Clean paperback, approximate size 9-1/2" x 10-1/2". No chipping, creasing or fading; very slight edge wear. Binding is tight, pages are clean. No previous owner names or marks. Signed by the author below her name on the title page: "Mary Azarian 1982". Beautifully illustrated with woodcuts by the author. 025859

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Rescue Ferrets at Sea (Ferret Chronicles, No. 1), Bach, Richard
80 Rescue Ferrets at Sea (Ferret Chronicles, No. 1)
Bach, Richard
New York Scribner 2002 0743227506 / 9780743227506 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
As new condition First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, 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. Illustrated by the author. 139 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A beautiful copy. 025980

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