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Frontiers of Astronomy, Hoyle, Fred
81 Frontiers of Astronomy
Hoyle, Fred
New York Harper & Brothers 1955 Early printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in original unclipped dust jacket. Unfaded dark blue cloth boards with orange and gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with endpapers intact (small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front pastedown). Illustrated with beautiful black and white plates, drawings, graphs. 360 pages with index. Clean jacket is not price clipped (5.00 on front inside flap), has 1" chip at top rear corner of spine, a few short closed edge tears. Author's photo andbrief biography on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This book is by the author of "The Nature of the Universe", wherein he proposed the revolutionary theory of the continuous creation of matter, which brought him international fame. This book brings the great questions of space and time within the grasp of the reader who has no specialized training in math/physics, reviews discoveries which have advanced our knowledge of astronomy, with chapers on the Earth-Moon system and the origin of the planets and the universe itself. 028015

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We and Our Children, Hutchinson, Woods
82 We and Our Children
Hutchinson, Woods
New York Doubleday Page 1911 First Hardcover Very Good++ no dust jacket 
1911 (1911) clean decorated American trade binding. Dark blue ribbed cloth boards with bright, unrubbed gold, white and flesh tone decoration on cover, crisp white lettering on cover and spine. Bumping to corners, otherwise near fine. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean bright endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 371 pages. A scarce and unusual book for its time on children, parenting, education and child labor. 024192

Price: 85.00 USD
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Time Must Have A Stop, Huxley, Aldous
83 Time Must Have A Stop
Huxley, Aldous
New York Harper & Brothers 1944 First Hardcover Very Good Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Bright blue cloth boards with gold lettering and decorative horizontal lines on spine. No fraying or wear; very light faint soiling. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with small mark on front free endpaper. 311 pages. Dust jacket has edge and corner chips, light soiling, not price clipped; nice author photo and bio on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel set against the background of London and Florence in the late 1920's; principal character is Sebaqstiaqn Barnack, a young good-looking man who is imaginative, desperately ill-at-ease and full of self pity, but has an exquisite gift for writing poetry. 026584

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The Country of the Pointed Firs, Jewett, Sarah Orne
84 The Country of the Pointed Firs
Jewett, Sarah Orne
New York Simon & Schuster 1997 0684819090 / 9780684819099 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First printing of this re-issue of a highly respected novel. Very clean book in original clear mylar dust jacket. Clean pale gray boards with black cloth corners, spine, lovely black and white photograph of Maine coast set in on cover. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright (brief previous owner inscription neatly penned at top edge of title page). Illustrated with beautiful historical photographs. 144 pages. Clear mylar cover with printed flaps is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, slight surface rubbing. Originally published in 1896, this book tells a story spanning three months time in the life of a small coastal town called Dunnett Landing in 19th Century Maine. A lone female visitor arrives and finds lodging with the widowed Mrs. Todd, the town's herbalist, who introduces the visitor to many of the town's inhabitants. The visitor's impressions of the people she meets starts out simply, then almost invisibly they crescendo into a deep, intense human portrait. Writing in 1925 on the subject of this exquisite short novel, Willa Cather called it a "Masterpiece." This handsomely designed re-typeset edition is prefaced by a portfolio of photographs of coastal Maine during the era portrayed in the story. 026985

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Dashiell Hammett: A Life, Johnson, Diane
85 Dashiell Hammett: A Life
Johnson, Diane
New York Random House 1983 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Clean unfaded orange boards with clean unfaded black cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Two marginal markings on pgs. 296, 297. No other marks, no underlining. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 344 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black and white photographs throughout. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny v-shaped chip at base of spine (smaller than a pea), a few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Pulitzer Prize nominated author wrote this comprehensive biography of Hammett; it is the first and only biography written with the full cooperation of Hammett's long-time companion Lillian Hellman. 6-1/2" x 9-1/2". Biography. 017223

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Dinosaur Giants Among Giants (Dinosaur Jigsaw Picture Puzzle Book), Joshua Morris Publishing Inc.
86 Dinosaur Giants Among Giants (Dinosaur Jigsaw Picture Puzzle Book)
Joshua Morris Publishing Inc.
New York Derrydale Books (Crown Publishers) 1989 0517662795 / 9780517662793 First Hardcover Fine 
Clean sturdy hardcover book in as new condition, appears unused with all puzzle parts in place. No fading, rubbing, or wear; no marks. Four frame tray puzzles, each made from fifteen sturdy pieces, that vividly recreate prehistoric life on Earth. Illustrated chronological charts that place dinosaurs in their correct time period and era. Fun and fascinating facts about dinosaurs at the end of the book. Realistic and vivid puzzles offer children a new dimension in learning while providing hours of playtime fun. 025958

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Wine Wars: A Trivia Game for Wine Geeks and Wannabes, Joyce Lock
87 Wine Wars: A Trivia Game for Wine Geeks and Wannabes
Joyce Lock
San Francisco, California Chronicle Books 2009 0811868346 / 9780811868341 First Unknown Fine 
Original boxed game of wine trivia! Excellent condition. Includes 150 cards (750 questions), 6 game boards, 1 die, illustrated regional map of the wine world. First printing (full number line). Design by Anne Donnard, Illustrations by Molly Baker. Grapers, pour a glass and get ready for a fun and fascinating triva game that challenges your knowledge of the fruit-of-the-vine. Play singly or in teams and let the battle begin as you answer questions in the categories such as Vine to Vino (growing grapes, making wine, world production), Wine Cellar (selecting, storing, and tasting wine), and Cork Culture (wine people, business, arts and sciences, and trivia). Each time you play, you'll learn even more about wine! 026672

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The Waves, Kang, Shin-Jae
88 The Waves
Kang, Shin-Jae
London /New York Kegan Paul International 1989 0710302819 / 9780710302816 First Hardcover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean glossy illustrated boards with blue lettering on cover and spine. Slightest hint of bumping to two corner tips. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 139 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A major Korean novel set in a rural fishing village -- published in English for the first time by Kegan Paul International. 018684

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Cooking with the Masters of Food and Wine, Kathleen DeVanna Fish
89 Cooking with the Masters of Food and Wine
Kathleen DeVanna Fish
Monterey, California Bon Vivant Press 1997 1883214149 / 9781883214142 First Unknown Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean book in original unclipped dust jacket. Black boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs of recipes and the chefs who created them. No previous owner names or bookplates. 256 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. For more than a decade, the world's finest chefs and winemakers have gathered every year at the coast of California's incomparable Carmel Highlands to share their appreciation of food and wine with a select group of particpants. It's a world-class gastronomical event. This book made their stellar recipes and exquisite wine pairings available to everyone for the first time. 027038

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Lardner's Outlines of of Universal History; Embracing A Concise History of the World, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Keightley, Thomas
90 Lardner's Outlines of of Universal History; Embracing A Concise History of the World, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time
Keightley, Thomas
Philadelphia Hogan and Thompson 1841 Hardcover Good+ no dust jacket 
Leather bound (brown calf with black title box, gold lettering on spine). Size: 4-3/4" x 7-1/2". Light rubbing to edges, a little cracking at top inch of spine fold. Binding is tight & square, hinges are solid, no cracking. Previous owner bookplate on front free endpaper. Some foxing throughout, but all very legible. 514 pages. Illustrated with forty-nine wood engravings by Atherton, Parmalee, and others. "Arranged so that the whole may be studied by Periods, or the History of any Country may be read by Itself." 023173

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Part of Our Time: Some Ruins and Monuments of the Thirties, Kempton, Murray
91 Part of Our Time: Some Ruins and Monuments of the Thirties
Kempton, Murray
New York Modern Library 1998 0679603107 / 9780679603108 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Printing of the Modern Library edition, with full number line on copyright page - in clean unchipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 17, with clean unmarked Bernhard endpapers. Clean light gray cloth boards with blind-stamped torchbearer on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Introduction by David Remnick. 425 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024719

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92 Profiles in Courage for Our Time
Kennedy, Caroline, Editor
New York Hyperion 2002 0-7868-6793-0 / 9780786867936 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean navy blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Red endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 353 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Political. 007439

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Sunlit Field, Kennedy, Lucy
93 The Sunlit Field
Kennedy, Lucy
New York Crown Publishers 1950 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean light gray cloth boards with blue-black lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear, corners are sharp and not bumped. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 333 pgs. Clean bright color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has hint of slight wear at top and bottom of spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel about the golden days when America was just coming of age, and of a time when baseball was getting its start in Brooklyn. 8vo. Fiction. 015345

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94 Schoolmaster of Yesterday: A Three Generation Story 1820-1919
Kennedy, Millard Fillmore and Alvin F. Harlow
New York Whittlesey House 1940 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Howard Simon, Illustrator 
Clean beige cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 359 pgs. Illustrated by Howard Simon. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, hias up to 1/4" loss at top spine edge, small closed edge tears and tiny edge chips, crease to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The Kennedys were a dynasty of schoolmasters. Millard Fillmore Kennedy and his father and grandfather before him held sway in Indiana district schools from the period when the Midwest was still a frontier to the time when the industrial age had begun in earnest. This is their story. 015170

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The Sky at Night - Your Guide to the Heavens - A complete interactive kit, Kerrod, Robin
95 The Sky at Night - Your Guide to the Heavens - A complete interactive kit
Kerrod, Robin
New Burlington Books 2000 1861552297 / 9781861552297 Paperback Fine 
Complete boxed kit including spiral bound books: Mapping the Skies; The Star Guide; plus a flashlight with red light for reading maps during night-time fieldwork; a planisphere. All parts are present, clean and unworn. Written by renowned astronomy author, Robin Kerrod, a Fellow of Britain's Royal Astronomical Society. A wonderful set of tools for any child or adult interested in learning about the night sky. 024251

Price: 25.00 USD
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Time Enough, Kimbrough, Emily
96 Time Enough
Kimbrough, Emily
New York Harper & Row 1974 0-06-012364-8 / 9780060123642 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket Mircea Vasiliu, Illustrator 
Clean green cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 216 pgs. with drawings by Micea Vasiliu. Slight fading to endpapers. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has two very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Travel. 009323

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The Evolution of North America, King, Philip B.
97 The Evolution of North America
King, Philip B.
Princeton, NJ Princeton University Press 1959 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
First Edition in original dust jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold lettering and small green decoration on spine. No bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with illustrated endpapers (neatly penned previous owner name and date on front free endpaper). Illustrated with drawings and maps, including large fold-out map at rear of book in perfect condition. 190 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (7.50 on front inside flap), has age-toning, closed tears (some repaired with clear tape on back panel). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of the continent of North America through geological time, from its earliest beginnings. Extensive bibliographical references, clear illustrations with numerous maps and cross-sections. 023416

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Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts, Kronenberger, Louis (Editor) with Emily Morison Beck
98 Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts
Kronenberger, Louis (Editor) with Emily Morison Beck
Boston Little Brown 1971 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition, with publisher's review slip laid in. Very clean red-orange cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean red-orange endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 900 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with 3/4" closed tear at top of rear panel edge near spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A one-volume biographical companion to the literature and arts of the West. Edited over the course of six years by noted author, critic, and bibliophile Louis Kronenberger, assisted by Emily Morison Beck, editor of the 14th Edition of Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, the book contains 211 essays written at the highest level of critical appreciation by some of the most eminent authors and scholars of our time. 9-1/2 x 7". Literature. 016872

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LIFE in Camelot: The Kennedy Years, Kunhardt, Philip B. Jr. (Editor)
99 LIFE in Camelot: The Kennedy Years
Kunhardt, Philip B. Jr. (Editor)
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1988 0-316-21089-7 / 9780316210898 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Fine, clean gift and collectible quality book. Very clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean red endpapers. 319 pgs. Beautifully illustrated with full color and black & white photographs. Dustjacket is not price clipped, no wear, chips or tears, slight toning to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Published in 1988, marking the twenty-fifth anniversary of John F. Kennedy's tragic death, this book commemorates this pivotal moment in history with a lavishly illustrated celebration of the life of John F. Kennedy and his family beginning with a 1937 portrait of the entire Kennedy clan and ending with Teddy White's historic interview with the bereaved Jacqueline Kennedy. 500 photographs, more than 100 in full color (150 are shown in this book for the first time). All of the photos in the book were taken for Life Magazine. 012097

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Commandos and Rangers of World War II, Ladd, James
100 Commandos and Rangers of World War II
Ladd, James
New York St. Martin's Press 1978 0-312-15167-5 / 9780312151676 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Clean endpapers. 287 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs and maps. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has very small shallow corner chip at lower right front corner tip. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Here is the exciting story of the Commandos and Rangers--whose bravery and daring throughout the most difficult engagements of World War II made them legends in their own time. 8vo. World War II. 012241

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