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  • Book condition: Good Plus
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Chicago: Merrill, 1935. Hardcover. Good Plus. This book has been lovingly read. Lightly soiled boards. Scuffed and worn surfaces and edges. Top spine, tape repaired. A chip, < .5", to lower spine. Two tiny tears to front hinge, one to rear hinge. Lightly age-tanned. Green lettering to illustrated boards, front and back the same. Darling illustrations to endpapers. Contains 38 illustrated rhymes. Clean with solid binding. Unpaginated. No. M -- 3489. "Contains just the jolliest, most popular rhymes, best loved by little children. Each rhyme is illustrated with a gay picture," (copyright page).

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  • Book condition: Very Good Plus
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Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2004. Hardcover. Very Good Plus. Beautiful green and brown marbled endpapers. Red remainder mark to bottom text edge. Deckle edges. Gilt titles in brown panel and faux raised bands on spine. Gilt lettering in burgundy panel on dark green boards which are made to resemble half-bound leather. Entire book is made to simulate an antique book. Clean, tight, bright. 259 pp with notes. An anthology of complete and unabridged chapters, chosen by the elders and pastoral staff of Grace Church, from MacArthur's most important works.

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Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1968. Paperback. Near Fine. All three volumes of MacCaffrey's "...trilogy on Elizabethan high politics...": I: THE SHAPING OF THE ELIZABETHAN REGIME: ELIZABETHAN POLITICS 1558-1572 (1968, ISBN: 0691007675); II: QUEEN ELIZABETH AND THE MAKING OF POLICY 1572-1588 (1981, ISBN: 0691101124); III: ELIZABETH I: WAR AND POLITICS 1588-1603 (1992, ISBN: 0631036519). All volumes near fine, with just a wee bit of shelfwear. HEAVY. May likely require EXTRA Shipping Charge. a grand-scale work acclaimed for its dramatic rendering of the personalities and forces that shaped the Queen's decisionmaking throughout her reign. Combining pleasurable reading with subtle analysis, the three books address readers interested in debunking Elizabeth's many mythic images and in following the steps of Elizabethan policymakers as they grapple with the most crucial political problems of their day..." (Kenneth Bartlett, Canadian Journal of History).

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SQUIRRELS OF NORTH AMERICA

MacClintock, Dorcas

  • Book condition: Near Fine
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New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1970. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good Plus. Ferguson, Walter. A tiny nudge to front bottom corner. Dustjacket good plus. Jacket was nibbled (the author's pet squirrels?) along edges and flap folds. Book is unaffected. Jacket now mylar protected. With 29 illustrations. Clean, tight, bright. 184 pp with list of references. A California Academy of Sciences Book. From the prairie dog to the flying squirrel, this book is the first to be devoted to the North American Squirrel. Three categories are covered in detail : The Ground Dwellers, The Tree Squirrels and The Gliders.

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New York: Free Press, 1992. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. FINE. Dustjacket near fine. Light shelfwear to upper jacket edge. Black cloth-covered boards. Illustrations. 213 pp with notes, appendix, and index. Clean, tight, bright! A study of whether anti-Semitism has roots in Christian theology.

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  • Book condition: Very Good
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1928. Hardcover. Very Good. No dustjacket. Bottom corners lightly nudged. Mild wear to spinecaps, gently folded under. Pages age-tanned. A 1" piece torn from bottom corner of title page. Gilt rubbed off to titles on spine. Silver and black art deco design to front of black leather-like boards. Sepia illustration to frontispiece with tissue overlay. Clean, tight. 278 pp. This is one book of a six-volume set. A whodunit mystery novel which introduces the series character, Detective Colonel Anthony Gethryn. It is set in a country house in rural England. Gethryn, ex-secret service agent, investigates the murder of cabinet minister, John Hoode who is found battered to death with a wood-rasp.

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AT THE BACK OF THE NORTH WIND

MacDonald, George

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Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1909. Hardcover. VERY GOOD PLUS. Kirk, Maria L. . TOP EDGE GILT. ELEVENTH IMPRESSION. Light edge and shelfwear. A 2.5 x 1" worn spot to illustration on front cover. Tiny dot-size stain to rear board. Faint "old-book" smell. Gilt lettering to spine and front of red, cloth-covered boards. Illustration of boy and girl walking along a cobble stone surface in the evening. Endpapers, illustrated in orange. With twelve illustrations in color, including frontispiece. 352 pp. Clean, tight, bright. "I have been asked to tell you about the back of the North Wind. An old Greek writer mentions a people who lived there, and were so comfortable that they could not bear it any longer, and drowned themselves. My story is not the same as his. I do not think Herodotus had got the right account of the place. I am going to tell you how it fared with a boy who went there," (Chapter 1).

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AT THE BACK OF THE NORTH WIND

MacDonald, George

  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: GOOD
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Philadelphia: David McKay, 1919. 1st Edition. Hardcover. GOOD. Smith, Jessie Willcox. Front hinge just started. Bumped corners, light rubbing to edges, smudging and shelfwear to boards. An occasional small smudge in margins of text, slight mustiness. Gilt lettering to spine, dark blue lettering to front board and a lovely color paste-on bordered in a thick gilt band and dark blue. Decorated endpapers. 342 pp. "I have been asked to tell you about the back of the North Wind. An old Greek writer mentions a people who lived there, and were so comfortable that they could not bear it any longer, and drowned themselves. My story is not the same as his. I do not think Herodotus had got the right account of the place. I am going to tell you how it fared with a boy who went there." A beautiful book, with 8 beautiful illustrations by Jessie Willcox Smith.

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  • Book condition: Near Fine / Very Good Minus
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NEW YORK: John Wiley & Sons, 1962. Hardcover. Near Fine / Very Good Minus. Aimed at experimental physicists working in some field connected with electron transport, and also to theoreticians who want a survey of thermoelectricity and related questions. This book traces the early history of thermoelectricity from discovery up to the present day, and includes and discusses a large amount of experimental data. 133 pp. Previous owner's name blacked out to top edge, very slight edgewear to book. Very slight edgewear to DJ, light fading to DJ spine, lightly scuffed surfaces. White lettering to book spine, blue cloth-covered boards. Tight, bright, clean.

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  • Book condition: Near Fine
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New York: Gramercy, 1957. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. SHARP AND CRISP. Dustjacket very good. Light sunning to spine. Moderate scuffing to surfaces, light edgewear. Royal blue lettering to spine of pale blue, cloth-covered boards. With 64 black and white plates. Clean, tight, bright. 144 pp with bibliography and index. Preface by Philip Adams. This book is for anyone who loves fine china, every collector of Wedgewood, and everyone interested in the classic revival of the Eighteenth Century. The author delves into the sources of the classical designs used by Josiah Wedgewood and a look at how some of these sources were really forgeries from the Renaissance and later. (taken from front flap and rear cover).

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PIERRE DAURA (1896-1976)

Macia, Teresa

Barcelona, Spain: Ambit Serveis Editorials, S.A. , 1999. Paperback. VERY GOOD . Prologue by Pilar Velez, Foreword by author, and Epilogue by Francesc Fontbona. 4to, 11.75" x 9.50". 202 pp. including Exhibition List, Index of Names, and Bibliography. Filled with Color (mostly) and black and white prints. Just a little wear to spine caps.

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TARTANS AND HIGHLAND DRESS

MacKinnon, C. R.

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Glasgow: Collins, 1961. Hardcover. Very Good Plus. McKenzie, George. SLIPCASED. Two bleached-out spots to front cover. Gilt and aqua checked slipcase. Silver metallic lettering debossed to spine and front of mauve leatherette covers. Silver metallic Celtic Ring design debossed to front board. Black and white and color illustrations. Clean, tight, bright. 128 pp with index. This book provides details of what is correct and what is not when wearing Tartans and Highland dress as well as discovering the history relating to the dress of the Scottish Highlander.

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LUCKY: THE FAMOUS FOUNDLING

Mackland, Ray (photographs by Nina Leen)

  • Edition: First EDITION
  • Book condition: Very Good Plus/Good
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NEW YORK: A.A. Wyn, 1951. First EDITION. Hardcover. Very Good Plus/Good. PHOTOGRAPHS BY NINA LEEN. 4to. Red boards with minor rubbing to extremities. Minor chipping and edgewear to dujstjacket. Previous owner's name/address to front pastedown. "...This is the Cinderella story of Lucky, a mongrel dog who, by the purest chance, was saved from certain death on the Texas plains. Perhaps no dog in recent years has become so endeared to the American public as this famous founding..." HEAVY. May likely require EXTRA Shipping Charge.

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THE BAYEUX TAPESTRY

Maclagan, Eric

  • Book condition: VERY GOOD in Good Plus Dustjacket
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Middlesex, England: King Penguin, 1953. Hardcover. VERY GOOD in Good Plus Dustjacket . REPRINTED WITH REVISED COLOUR PLATES. Light wear to extremities. Sunning to spine of jacket. Small chips and tears to spinecaps and edges. Book and like jacket are illustrated with colorful, detailed rows of images such as animals, bowmen, people. 8 color plates, 81 black and white illustrations. 78 pp. Clean and tight. The tapestry depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England and culminating in the Battle of Hastings.

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Chicago: W.B. Conkey Company, 1900. Hardcover. Very Good. Tales of life and death in the Scottish town Drumtochty in the late 19th century, narrated with a rich dose of Scots dialect and a strong religious bent. 236 pp. plus ads. Just a bit of shelfwear. Gorgeous deep blue boards with elaborate red, black and gold design to front board, and to spine. Decorated endpapers. Mild rubbing to extremities. Binding tight. A lovely little gem of a book!

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MALT WHISKY

MacLean, Charles

London: Mitchell Beazley, 1997. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Lowe, Jason. Previous owner's inscription to preliminary page. Tiny bump to front top corner. Dustjacket very good plus. Sunning to spine and front cover. Mild edgewear and scuffing to surfaces. Gilt lettering debossed to spine of dark brown Gold seal affixed to jacket front, "Winner Glenfiddich Visual Award". With 250 beautiful color photographs, illustrations, maps. Book measures 11.25 x 9.75". Clean, tight, bright. 176 pp with appendices and index. Comprehensive guide to malt whiskies. Divided into five sections, it focuses on history, how whisky is made, whisky appreciation, whisky regions and what are the stylistic differences between the malts. "An indispensable directory of all available malts, with tasting notes, distillery profiles and labels, completes the book-perfect for quick reference or for mulling over when deciding which malt to try next," (front flap).

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NEW YORK: Tess Press (Black Dog and Leventhal), 2003. Hardcover. Near Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket. Complete photographic history - more than 2000 photographs and maps. 736 pp. Book weighs nearly seven pounds before shipping. HEAVY. May likely require EXTRA Shipping Charge.

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Carlton, England: Allan T. Condie, 1986. Paperback. Very Good. 6 x 8.25 x <.25. No markings. Photographs and drawings of various tractors, and a list of tractors known to be with collectors. Illustrations of vintage tractors to covers in Deere's trademark green and yellow. Unpaginated. Clean, bright, solidly bound. Vintage tractor and machinery publications. "This album is a personal look at John Deere by Don Macmillan. The aim is to illustrate some of the models not covered in 'Album Number One' and show a selection of tractors with collectors at home and abroad. More emphasis has also been placed on the early period with prototypes being covered," (preface).

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  • Edition: FIRST PRINTING
  • Book condition: VERY GOOD PLUS
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El Paso: University of Texas at El Paso, 1998. FIRST PRINTING. Paperback. VERY GOOD PLUS . Oversized paperback, perfect-bound; 229 pages. Clean, crisp, unmarked copy; small closed tear at bottom edge.PBO (Paperback Original) Oversize paperback

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GILLESPIE'S GOLD

MacPherson, Earl

  • Edition: Limited Edition
  • Book condition: Fine
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Phoenix, AZ: Southland Press, 1973. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Very Good. INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR, LIMITED EDITION, numbered 283/400 copies printed. "The warm, fast-moving account of the life of one of the West's most mysterious and colorful characters, Bernard A. Gillespie. Travel with him along the Mexican border in his quest for gold, adventure, and beautiful women at an age when most men look forward to retirement." 81 pp. Very slight edgewear to book, upper front corner very lightly bumped, a little bit of pen marking (partly rubbed away) to FFEP. Light wear to DJ extremities, a 1" closed tear to front panel top edge. Brown lettering to spine and front board with illustration, marigold cloth-covered boards. With 38 interesting illustrations, old photos and artwork by author. Clean, tight, bright.

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