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Once upon a Farm: Through the Eyes of a Wife
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Once upon a Farm: Through the Eyes of a Wife

By Lois Stark

Berlin, Wisconsin,: Down to Earth Pub, 1992. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7� - 9�" tall. Paula Woots-Hanson. Signed by Author(s). 1st Printing 1 Copyright date is 1992, first edition, first printing. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR WITH A LETTER. Book describes life on a Wisconsin farm. Softcover Autobiography. What makes this copy unique is it comes with all Eleven of the original illustrations by Paula Woots-Hanson for the book and are SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. A Well know artist who now resides most of her time in Arizona.

$980.00

The Sketch-Book Two Volumes

By Washington Irving

New York: Putnam's Sons, 1895. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Arthur Rackham. 1st Printing 2 G. P. Putnam 's, New York/London, 1895. Hardcover. Two Volumes. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Arthur Rackham (illustrator). 1st Edition. Copyright date is 1895, two volumes. The Van Tassel Edition. Complete in two volumes. Volume 1 has a one-color frontispiece by Arthur Rackham, with 17 additional plates by various artists and from photographs, and volume 2 has two one-color plates by Rackham and 12 additional plates. Gift inscription on volume 2, which also has a vinyl jacket with stamping on spine. Near fine, two volumes.

$395.00

THE ADVENTURES OF AUGIE MARCH
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THE ADVENTURES OF AUGIE MARCH

By Saul Bellow

New York: Viking press, 1953. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7� - 9�" tall. 1st Printing 1 Copyright date is 1953, first edition, first printing. Grey and black cloth over boards with red lettering and design on the front and the spine. Very Good Hardcover in Dust Jacket. Dust jacket has edgewear with small tears and light chipping. Dust jacket is now protected by a removable mylar sleeve.

$460.00

Artemis Fowl Series: Nine volumes, Eight Volumes, SIGNED
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Artemis Fowl Series: Nine volumes, Eight Volumes, SIGNED

By Eoin Colfer

New York: Hyperion, 2001. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author(s). 1st Printing 9 Copyright dates 2001,2002,2003,2005,2006,2008,2010,2012 and THE ARTEMIS FOWL FILES 2004. All volumes are SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR EXCEPT FOR THE LAST GUARDIAN. All Volumes are Hyperion Published, except for The Last Guardian which is U. K edition. All volumes are first editions, first printings in near fine conditions. Very difficult to find all these books signed and first editions. THE MOVIE TO COME OUT IN FEBUARAY OF 2020. No tears bent pages nor any writing.

$690.00

Watership Down

By Adams, Richard

USA: Macmillan, 1972. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 1st Printing 1 Copyright date is 1945, First edition, first printing. Tan cover boards with gilt lettering on the front and spine. Red inside cover front and back. No tears or bent pages nor any writing. Some small soiling spots at the front of the book else clean and bright. Dust Jacket, No bent flaps, it is price clipped. Very light soiling to front and back panel. Dust jacket now in a clear cover.

$160.00

SIGNED Red Mars Trilogy
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SIGNED Red Mars Trilogy

By Robinson, Kim Stanley

London: Harper Collins, 1992. 1st Editions.. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author(s). 1st Printing 3 Copyright date is 1992, Red Mars. HarperCollins, London, 1992. Signed by Robinson on title page 1st edition, first printing. 8vo. Red binding with title silvered on spine. In pictorial dust jacket. dated 1992. Nebula Award. Copyright date is 1993 Green Mars INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR first edition, first printing. Second volume in Robinson's a-ward winning series. Black cover over boards with silver lettering and design on the spine. In a pictorial dust jacket. Hugo Award Copyright date is 1996, Blue Mars. Harper Collins London, SIGNED BY AUTHOR first editiion, first printing. Third volume of Kim Stanley a-ward winning series. Robinson's trilogy BLUE MARS, Blue cover over boards with silver lettering and design on the spine. Hugo award winner.

$1200.00

Stuart Little
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Stuart Little

By E. B. White

New York: Harper and Brothers publishers, 1945. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Garth Williams. 1st Printing 1 Copyright date 1945, 1st edition; 1st printing. Codes 10-5 and I-U with first edition stated. 8vo. Tan cloth binding with image of Stuart on the cover. In original pictorial dust jacket, priced $2.00. Blue and white cloth with lettering and design on the front and on the spine. Decorative inside covers front and back. Illustrated throughout by Garth Williams. No tears, bent pages. Near fine interior. Dust Jacket, no bent flaps nor is it price clipped (2.00). Front panel remains bright, with a chip out of the top and bottom edge. spine is bright and clean with a very short tear to the toe. back panel has a small tear along the top edge. Dust jacket now in a clear cover. Text and illustrations remains bright and clean, binding is secure, a solid collectible children's book.

$645.00

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. \
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Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea. "

By VERNE, Jules

Chicago: Donnelley, Loyd & Co, 1876. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. 1st Printing 1 Copyright date is 1876, one volume, 8vo. Half-title, frontispiece. Original publisher's blue decorated cloth, title gilt-stamped on upper cover and on spine (some wear to joints and spine ends, some minor rubbing). First edition of Verne's most famous tale; the first editions of each work appeared in 1872. No jacket Taves & Michaluk V006 and V011.

$590.00

In the Heart of the Sierras: The Yo Semite Valley, both Historical and Descriptive
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In the Heart of the Sierras: The Yo Semite Valley, both Historical and Descriptive

By James Mason Hutchings

Yo Semite Valley & Oakland, CA: The Old Cabin & Pacific Press Publishing House, 1886. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. George Fiske. Later printing 1 Copyright date 1886, First edition, later issue. Illustrated with 29 inserted plates including frontispiece; 26 phototypes by Britton & Rey from photographs by George Fiske & others; also, 1 red plate of a snow plant, & 3 wood-engraved plates; 2 maps (1 folding, lithographed by Britton & Rey). (8vo), 21.5x15 cm (8½x5¾"), pictorial cloth stamped in gilt and brown, blindstamped bear on back cover. Later issue. J.M. Hutchings (1820-1902), was a pioneer of the tourist industry in Yosemite. He was one of the first to visit there in winter and was Guardian to the Valley and the Mariposa Big Tree Grove between 1880 and 1884. According to Farquhar, In the Heart of the Sierras was Hutchings' crown publishing achievement and "...contains a great deal more... than an account of Hutchings' personal experiences; it covers more fully than any other work of its day every aspect of Yosemite Valley and the Big Trees that could by considered of general interest to visitors." Light rubbing to cloth; folding map with toning at folds, short closed tears at stub at bottom edge; a nicer copy than usually encountered; very good.

$495.00

Lives of the Poets: Six Stories and a Novella
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Lives of the Poets: Six Stories and a Novella

By E. L. Doctorow

New York: Random House, 1984. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author(s). 1st Printing 1 Copyright date 1984, first edition, first printing. Signed by the Author on the Pre-title Page. Maroon cloth over boards with guilt lettering and design on the front and on the spine. Moron inside covers front and back. No tears, bent pages, nor any writing. Dust Jacket, no tears, no bent flaps, nor is it price clipped. Shelf wear to the edges and to the head and toe of the spine are very minor with the front inside flap slight curl to the top edge.

$170.00

The Coming of the Space-Age, Signed by the Author
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The Coming of the Space-Age, Signed by the Author

By Arthur C. Clarke

New York: Meredith press, 1967. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Signed by Author(s). 1st Printing 1 Copyright date 1967, first edition, first printing. Signed by the author on the inside front flyleaf. Gifts Presentation note on the inside title page. What cloth over boards with silver and blue lettering and design on the front and on the spine. No tears, bent pages, nor any writing. Shelf wear to the edges and to the head and toe of the spine are minor, with one small indentation on the front panel lower left corner near the groove area. Dust Jacket, no tears, bent flaps, nor is it price clipped. Inside front flap top edge is curled in. Front panel and spine remains very bright and clean very light soiling to the back panel. Dust jacket now in a clear cover.

$180.00

Explorations for a Railroad Route and Report of Explorations in California for Railroad Routes from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Two Volumes
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Explorations for a Railroad Route and Report of Explorations in California for Railroad Routes from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Two Volumes

By Williamson, R.S.

Washington: A. O. P. Nicholson, 1857. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 1st Printing 2 Copyright dates 1853 and 1857, From the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Williamson, R.S. Explorations for a Railroad Route, from the Sacramento Valley to the Columbia River. Washington: A. O. P. Nicholson, 1857. Volume VI. Half calf over marbled boards, 5 compartments with raised bands, green spine label titled in gilt. 4to. Illustrated with fifty lithograph and engraved plates on scenery, botanicals, and zoological nature. Edges rubbed, endpapers soiled and lightly foxed; minor foxing to verso of few plates. Volume VI. Half calf over marbled boards, 5 compartments with raised bands, green spine label titled in gilt. 4to. Illustrated with fifty lithograph and engraved plates on scenery, botanicals, and zoological nature. Edges rubbed, endpapers soiled and lightly foxed; minor foxing to verso of few plates. Many Illustrations and Folding maps throughout both volumes

$1200.00

Adventures of Zenas Leonard: Fur Trader and Trapper 1831-1836
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Adventures of Zenas Leonard: Fur Trader and Trapper 1831-1836

By Leonard, Zenas

Cleveland: Burrows Brothers, 1904. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 1st Printing 1 Copyright date is 1904, Second Edition, first printing. Introduction by W.F. Wagner. Folding frontispiece map; facsimile of the original title-page; 2 portrait plates, sketch map of California missions and one other illustration. (8vo) blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt. One of 520 copies. Second Edition. The earliest readily obtainable edition of the principal source of firsthand information concerning the California expedition of Joseph Reddeford Walker, of which the Rocky Mountain trapper Leonard was a member, during which the first non-Indians are believed to have gazed down upon the Yosemite Valley. The 1839 first edition is exceptionally rare. Cowan, p. 389; Currey & Kruska 235; Farquhar 1b; Howes L264; Zamorano Eighty 50. Light rubbing to extremities, a bit of rippling to rear board; hinges cracked; very good. BUYER'S PREMIUM

$365.00

Scenes of Wonder and Curiosity in California
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Scenes of Wonder and Curiosity in California

By Hutchings, James Mason

J.M. Hutchings: J.M. Hutchings, 1861. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 1st Printing 1 Copyright date 1861, second edition, first printing. Scenes of Wonder and Curiosity in California. Illustrated by 105 well executed engravings, including the Mammoth Trees of Calaveras; the Caves and Natural Bridges of Calaveras; the Yo-Semite Valley; the Mammoth Trees of Mariposa and Frezno; Mount Shasta; the Quicksilver Mines of New Almaden and Henriquita; the Farallon Islands; The Geyser Springs; the Riffle-Box Waterfall; Deer Creek; Lake Bigler; Scenes on the Sacramento; the El Dorado County Cave, etc. Illustrated with numerous wood engravings. Original blindstamped purple cloth, spine lettered in gilt.The first book-length description of California's natural attractions, and the first work to describe the big trees and the Yosemite region. This is the second edition, expanded from the two printings of the first edition with the addition of three new chapters; the remainder of the book is the same as the undated 1860 first edition and the 1861 reprinting of it. Cowan p.300; Currey & Kruska 164; Farquhar 4c; Greenwood 1475."Hutchings was editor and publisher of Hutchings' California Magazine, founded in 1856. This book is the first work to promote the natural beauty and scenery of California" - Greenwood. Farquhar notes that for the first edition the illustrations "are entirely from the cuts used in the first four volumes of the magazine." Rubbing, light soiling to cloth; interior with toning, occasional light spotting; very good.

$450.00

The Westerners
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The Westerners

By Stewart Edward White

New York: McClure Phillips company, 1901. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Printing 1 Copyright date 1901, first edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the inside front flyleaf. Brown cloth over boards with black green and red lettering and design on the front and on the spine. Tinted top page edges, for edge and bottom page edges are deckled. No Dust Jacket. Shelf wear to the edges and to the head and toe of the spine are moderate with bumps to the head and toe of the spine the tips are bent.

$270.00

A Grandfather\'s Legacy; containing a Sketch of his Life
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A Grandfather's Legacy; containing a Sketch of his Life

By CORCORAN, William Wilson

Washington, D. C.: Henry Polkinhorn, 1879. 1st Edition. Full-Leather. Near Fine/Slipcase. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Signed by Author(s). 1st Printing 1 Copyright date is 1879, FIRST EDITION, SIGNED BY CORCORAN, founder of the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D. C., on the dedication page. In his introduction to his grandchildren, he notes: "The most valuable bequest I can make you is a good name, and I feel assured you will cherish it, for its price is above rubies."

$550.00

The Butterflies of the West Coast of the United States
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The Butterflies of the West Coast of the United States

By Wright, William Greenwood

San Bernardo: W.G. Wright, 1906. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 1st Printing 1 Copyright date is 1906, Second edition, first printing. Illustrated with 940 Figures in color-photography of Butterflies from the west coast, nearly all of which were captured by the Author, with accurate data by the Author. 32 colored plates, containing multiple images; tissue guards. (4to) 26x18 cm (10¼x7¼"), red buckram lettered in gilt. Second Edition. Some rubbing and sunning to spine; else very good.

$425.00

World\'s Fair
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World's Fair

By E. L. Doctorow

New York: Random House, 1985. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Paul Bacon. Signed by Author(s). 1st Printing 1 Copyright date 1985, first edition, first printing. Signed by the author on the inside post flyleaf. Blue inside covers front and back. Blue cloth over boards with guilt lettering and design on the front and on the spine near fine signed copy. Dust jacket no bent flaps, nor is it price clipped. Top of the front panel shows small wrinkling as does the top of the back panel. Text remains bright and clean, binding is secure, a near fine signed copy.

$170.00

Up at the Villa
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Up at the Villa

By W. Somerset Maugham

New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1941. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 1st Printing 1 Copyright date is 1941. First edition. Original black cloth lettered in gilt along spine, top page edges tinted, fore edges are deckled. Browning and foxing to the inside front and back covers. Maugham symbol stamped in blind to front board, dust jacket. 8vo. Light wear to head of spinal panel, dust soiling to back panel, scattered foxing to flaps, paste downs damp stained with spotting and toning to their respective endpapers, slightly cocked.

$191.25

Tenting on the Planes
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Tenting on the Planes

By Elizabeth B. Custer

New York: Charles L. Webster and company, 1887. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 1st Printing 1 Copyright date 1887, first edition first printing. Original pictorial green cloth titled in gilt and decorated red, white, blue, and gilt, spine titled in gilt and black and finely decorated with a gilt saber. Portrait frontispiece. Profusely illustrated. 8vo. Inner joint expertly repaired, margins toned, small piece of tissue guard transferred to frontis.

$467.50

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