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Tom Swift and His Deep-Sea Hydrodome #11 HB/DJ 1958

By Victor Appleton II

Grosset & Dunlap, 1958. Hardcover. Very Good Plus/Very Good. Graham Kaye. Vintage Blue Tweed Cover Hardback Book with Dust Jacket in Very Good condition with a tight binding and clean crisp pages. Inside text itself appears to be unread. Early printing that lists to "Spectromarine Selector" on an early page and also on the back Dust Jacket flap. It looks like there were a few pencil check marks on the titles listed on an early page that have been erased. The number "10" is written in pen on the top page ends near the inside spine. Dust Jacket is NOT price clipped (100100) and shows minor soiling primarily to the back cover and some edge chipping and creasing primarily at the top and bottom of the outside spine. Dust Jacket is now covered by a new clear mylar cover.


Santa Barbara La Tierra Adorada
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Santa Barbara La Tierra Adorada

By Thomas F. Astrella and Kenneth Gregg

The Heyday Press, Santa Barbara, 1972. Softcover, 8vo. Black lettering and designs on slightly off-white covers. Owner's remarks in tiny letters on side-edge of page two. The City, the Shoreline, the Environs, the Events and the County. Most all in color.


Young Knowledge: The Poems of Robin Hyde


Auckland University Press 2003. Signed, dated & inscribed by editor, Super octavo, illus light card covers, xvi + 399pp, illus, VG+ (light rubbing to covers, very light foxing to page edges)


A Natural History of Trees of Eastern and Central North America: Second Edition


Bonanza 1966. Super octavo, green cloth boards with black lettering to spine, illus title page, xvi + 606pp, illus, VG (light rubbing to boards, light tanning to page edges) in d/w VG (light rubbing, light tanning, light bruising to spine extrems & cover corners)


Corpus Rubenianum Ludwig Burchard: Part XIX: Portraits I


Harvey Miller 1977. This vol only, Super octavo, black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, red eps, 206pp + 137 plates, VG+ (bookseller's label to pastedown, light rubbing & very light foxing to page edges, light rubbing to boards) in d/w VG+ (light rubbing, light tanning) in slipcase VG (light rubbing)


The New Zealand Wars Trilogy: The House of Strife / Monday's Warriors / Season of the Jew

By Shadbolt, Maurice

New Zealand: David Ling Publishing Limited, 2005. Clean illustrated cover with just a touch of rubbing. Couple of teeny spots to edges. Nice clean content.. Binding is As New. 986p. First Edition. Soft Copy. VG+/None.


Gods and Warriors

By Paver, Michelle

London: Puffin Book/ Penguin Books Limited, 2012. Signed & inscribed by author on title page. Clean black cloth on boards with gilt titles to spine and gilt dolphin to front cover. Tiny light indent bump to front bottom board edge. Edges: black with just a couple of small white smudges. Nice clean content. Binding is As New. 296p Dj: soft faint rubbing. Clean. By Author & Inscribed. First Edition. Hb. VG+/VG.


A Series of Pictures from the Elf-World

By Doyle, Richard (with a Poem By William Allingham)

London: Longmans, Green, Reader, & Dyer, 1870. Cover: green cloth on boards with gilt titles and gilt decorative images; double gilt trim to margins; gilt decorative design to spine. Cover with light marks and staining. Mild rubbed wear to extremeties. Wear to fore corners. Edges: gilt, some wear and scratches; when edges are fanned there is moderate soiling. On half-title page is an 1874 inscription in the olde style script. All colour & b/w illustrations intact. Most pages have the age discolouring albeit this is mostly to the margins and to the blankside of the illustrated page. Binding is VG+ 31p Large, thin book: 385 x 280mm. First Edition. Hb. VG/None.


The Art Album of New Zealand Flora: A Systematic and Popular Description of the Native Flowering Plants of New Zealand and The Adjacent Islands Volume I

By Featon, Mr. and Mrs. E.H.

London: Mssrs.Bock & Cousins, 1889. Cover: Plum/ maroon cloth on boards with gilt tiltes, and gilt decorative designs, embossed trim to margins, bevelled board edges. Cover has moderate fading, rubbing and dusting of old age soiling. Spine: mildly faded, some old surface puckering. Light bumping to some of the boards edges. Light wear to some of the extremeties. Edges: gilt with mild wear & light scratches; when pages are fanned there is some light soiling. Head of title page: small faded name stamp and one signature. All coloured plates are clean & intact, albeit some paper guards have a touch foxing. Faint and few only foxing to a few only pages margins mostly. One paper guard fore-edge with thin vertical tear. Couple of last pages with tiny nics to fore-edge. Binding is VG. Gold ribbon bookmarker. 180p Moderately heavy book: 305 x 250 mm. First Edition. Hb. VG/None.


Pillars of Monarchy: An Outline of the Political and Social History of Royal Guards 1400-1984

By Mansel, Philip

U S. A.: Quartet Books Ltd. Near Fine/Fine. 1984. Hardcover. 0704324245 Oversized 207pp including bibliography and index Illustrated throughout in color and black and white An outline of the political and social history of Royal Guards 1400-1984 Matching bookmark Blind stamp near bottom outside corner of front facing page, otherwise book is fine .


Die Schiffe der k.(u.)k. Kriegsmarine im Bild Band 1: 1848 - 1895: Austro-Hungarian Warships in Photographs Vol. 1: 1848 - 1895

By Baumgartner, Lothar,Sieche, Erwin

U S. A.: Stöhr. Fiine/No Dust Jacket. 1999. Hardcover. 3901208259 Oversized 182pp Map endpapers Illustrationsa and photographs of sailing ships, gun boats, early Ironclads, cruisers, torpedo carriers, uniforms .


Casques a pointe : Coiffures armée allemande 1842-1918 Volume 2 troupes a cheval ( Pickelhaubes )

By Larcade, Jean-Louis

U S. A.: Collection Uniformes/jacques Grancher . Near Fiine/Near Fine. 1985. Hardcover. 2733901346 Oversized 197pp including bibliography 100 Hundreds of photographs of uniforms, headgear-helmets Rear cover is slightly bumped along outside edge of rear cover, otherwise book is fine Jacket has short faint indentations .


Prussian Cavalry: 1808-1840: Volume I

By Lyulin, Stanislav

U S. A.: Russkie Vitjazi . Near Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 2018. Hardcover. 9785604015711 Oversized 275pp including bibliography Russian language Illustrations of uniforms, weapons, and insignia Halfwayi down the spine/front cover fold there is a tear, otherwise book is fine .


The Romanov Dynasty in the Fine Arts

U S. A.: Joint-Stock Co.. Fine/Very Good. 1993. Hardcover. Oversized 172pp Book is in Russian Published on the 380th anniversary of the Romanov House, the 125th anniversary of the firth of His Majesty Nicholas II and the 75th anniversary of the Yekaterinburg atrocity Dust jacket has a small tear on the edge Because of the size of this book-DOMESTIC ORDERS ONLY AND ONLY REGULAR MAILING IS AVAILABLE .


The Orchard Keeper

By McCarthy, Cormac

Random House, 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First printing. The volume is bumped on the spine ends and lightly so on the top front corner. The unclipped dust jacket, protected in a sleeve, is cut about 1/16" shorter than the book and has a 3/4" closed tear at the top of the front fold. The jacket has undergone some professional restoration showing up in mended tears and faint discoloration.


The Complete Verse


Anvil Press Poetry 2012. Octavo, purple cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, 471pp, VG (very slight fading to board edges, light tanning to page edges) in d/w VG (light fading, light rubbing)


Tragic America


Constable & Co. 1932. First edition, Octavo, black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, upper edges stained orange, 412pp, VG (light soiling to boards, light bruising to spine extrems, light foxing to page edges) in d/w VG (light fading, heavy bruising to spine extrems & cover corners, light soiling)


Jet: The Story of a Pioneer


Frederick Muller 1953. First edition, octavo, blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine, frontispiece, upper edges stained blue, 320pp, illus, VG (previous owner's name in ink to fep, light foxing to page edges) in d/w VG (light bruising to spine extrems & cover corners, light rubbing, light soiling)


a Typografie: Asymetricka Harmonie


Arbor vitae 2009. Text in Czech, Quarto, orange cloth boards with black lettering to spine & front board, black eps, 310pp, illus, Nr Fine


Pepys' Diary and Correspondence, Edition De Luxe, complete 4-volume set

By Pepys, Samuel

New York: Davos Press, n.d.. Hardcover. Good. Limited edition #226 or 1000. Octavo (23 cm). Red half leather over red marbled boards. Gilt spine titling and decorations. Top edge gilt, others deckle. Red marbled endpapers. Frontispieces with tissue guards. Numerous illustrated plates with captioned tissue guards. Bookplates of Thomas Jefferson Murrayon inside front of each volume. Moderate edge wear and bumping. Leather covering of spines almost completely detached to vols. 1 and 3, completely detached but present to volume 4.


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