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  • Book condition: Very Good
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New York: Scribner's, 1898. Hardcover. Very Good. Clinedinst, Benjamin West. FIRST EDITION. Cocked with notable spine lean, but fresh and clean. Front hinges starting, rear hinges broken. Top and bottom spine and corners worn. Corners nudged. Scuffing and soiling to board surfaces. Age-tanned. A little staining to endpapers and text block edges. Gilt lettering debossed to spine and front of green cloth-covered boards. Burgundy, black and gilt debossed illustration to front. Illustration to frontispiece with tissue overlay. Eleven black and white illustrations. Clean. 584 pp. with advertisements to rear of book. Chapter 1 - In which there are several introductions. The old Gray plantation, "Red Rock," lay at the highest part of the rich rolling country, before it rose too abruptly in the wooded foothills of the blue mountains away to the westward. As everybody in the country knew, who knew anything, it took its name from the great red stain, as big as a blanket, which appeared o ... Read more

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THE NIGHTINGALE HOUSE

Palmer, Elizabeth

  • Book condition: Very Good Minus
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NEW YORK: Charles Scribner's Sons , 1937 . Hardcover. Very Good Minus. Peters, Marjorie . FIRST EDITION with Scribner's "A". INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on title page. Two stories for young adults featuring a young girl named Tillie and her adventures involving doll-houses. 122 pp. With black and white illustrations, several full-color plates. Orange cloth boards with dark blue lettering, illustration of a doll-house. Sticker to rear pastedown: "Kindermart / Elizabeth Palmer / 807 Osceola Ave., St. Paul, Minn." Light rubbing to edges, especially to spinecaps and corners. Light bumps to all four corners. Very light spine lean. Boards very lightly cocked. Just a bit of light fraying to spinecaps, corners. A bit of light soiling to front and rear boards. Light sunning to spine. Moderate rubbing to 5 inch by 3 inch area of rear board. Quarter-sized spots and/or light soiling to several pages. Light yellowing to edges of endpapers. A bit of light foxing and sunning to text edges.

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  • Edition: FIRST U.S. EDITION
  • Book condition: FINE IN FINE DUST JACKET
  • ISBN: 0874718384 / 9780874718386
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Totowa, NJ: Rowman and Littlefield, 1976. FIRST U.S. EDITION. HARDCOVER. FINE IN FINE DUST JACKET. Folklore of The British Isles series. A panoramic survey of Warwickshire which includes local traditions about people (such as William Shakespeare and Charles I or Lady Godiva of Coventry and Sir Guy of Warwick), the worlds of farming and mining, weaving, factory work, beliefs and superstitions including witchcraft and ghost stories, sports and pasttimes, fairs and wakes, folksongs and street ballads. 192 pages, including index. Twenty drawings by Gay John Galsworthy, and one map.

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Uplifting Press, 2007. REVISED EDITION. Paperback. Near Fine. 55pp. 8.3 x 3.7 x 0.6 inches Discover why drinking the liquid crystal known as hexagonal water can provide superior hydration, enhancednutrient absorption, more effective detoxification, increased metabolic efficiency, and improved cellular communication.

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BASIC TEXTILES : A PROGRAMMED MANUAL

Pankowski, Edith and Dallas Pankowski

  • Book condition: Very Good Plus
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New York: Macmillan, 1972. Paperback. Very Good Plus. Light ripple. Complementary Copy stamped to title page. Mild shelfwear to extremities. Exercises, tests, and answers. Clean, bright, solid. 188 pp. This teaching guide is broken down into five elements : small steps, active response, immediate reinforcement, self-pacing and low error rate. The book is organized into eleven units. At the end of each unit is an objective test for your use and after completion there is a comprehensive examination at the back of the book.

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PAPINI, GIOVANNI

  • Edition: FIRST French EDITION
  • Book condition: VERY GOOD
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Ernest Flammarion (imprimerie comte-jacquet), 1932. FIRST French EDITION. Leather_bound. VERY GOOD. Tradotto in Francese dall'italiano originale. ar Rene Patris (Traduit en Francais de l'Italien initial.) Page edges age-tanned. Custom decorative leather binding. Beautiful! (en Francais)

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  • Edition: Tenth Edition
  • Book condition: Good Plus
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NEW YORK: C.M. Saxton, (1856) 1863. Tenth Edition. Hardcover. Good Plus. Slim volume, dark green stamped boards, with faded gilt lettering to spine. Half-dollar sized rubbed spot to front board. "Every process here recommended has been proved, the plans of others tried, and the result is here given." Includes 46-page appendix "...containing the observations and experience of some of the most successful cultivators of these fruits in our country." These knowledgeable cultivators include Charles A. Peabody, G.W. Huntsman's experimental testing of N. Longworth's Strawberry Theory (using Hovey's Seedling), and more.

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London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1987. Hardcover. Very Good Plus. First Printing (NAP) Small bumps to lower corners. A little shelf-wear to top of spine of dust jacket. Scarce. Fascinating account of little-known exotic remnants of Jewish communities in India, Assam, Ethiopia, Japan, Syria, South-East Asia etc.

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London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1987. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First Printing (NAP) Small bump to front corners. Fascinating account of little-known exotic remnants of Jewish communities in India, Assam, Ethiopia, Japan, Syria, South-East Asia etc.

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  • Book condition: Very Good Plus
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Los Angeles, California: Sotheby Parke Bernet, 1977. Paperback. Very Good Plus. Catelog of Exhibition showing October 17 - 23, 1977. Sotheby's opened in 1955, is the largest fine art auction house in the United States, is located in New York, and attracts collectors from all over the world. Auction (October 24 - 27) included Textiles, Tapestries, Oriental Rugs, Carpets and Porcelain; English, American and French Furniture, Decorations and Silver; Japanese Netsuke, Lacquer, Inro, Porcelain and Works of Art. Unnumbered, but shows 1143 lots, and has a chart for estimated prices. Very light edgewear and light scuffing to cover surfaces. Color illustrations to front and rear covers, solid binding, clean.

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  • Book condition: GOOD
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New York: Home Publishing Company, 1894. HARDCOVER. GOOD. Gilbert's tale of the great Hudson's Bay Co. Brown cloth with black border leaf designs. Slight spine lean. The Chief Factor referred to the senior officer at a fur-trading post, responsible for the daily management of the fort.. Parker was a Canadian author, poet and playwright who lives from 1862 to 1932. 265pp. Former owner's name/address on table of contents page. Faded cover. Nice, solid copy of Parker's scarcest novels (only 13 copies in libraries worldwide, and apparently no copies online)

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  • Book condition: FINE IN SLIPCASE (No Dustjacket, as issued)
  • ISBN: 0940450119 / 9780940450110
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New York: Library of America, 1983. Hardcover. FINE IN SLIPCASE (No Dustjacket, as issued). David Levin wrote the notes and chronology and selected the texts for this volume. 1,620 pp with chronology, note on the texts, notes and index. Taupe boards, gilt lettering to spine. Slipcase is bordered in bright, double gilt. A hint of shelfwear to slipcase only, a slight nudge to lower rear book corner. Perfect for gift. Subscribers Edition. Issued in cream-colored slipcase with no dustjacket in a "...neat, handsome and unpretentious format ... Books will last for generations and withstand the wear of frequent use. The rigorous design and manufacturing standards established for the series have been recognized by the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA). The paper is acid-free and meets the requirements for permanence set by the American National Standards Institute; it will not turn yellow or brittle. The books are bound with the grain of the paper to ensure that they open easily and lie flat ... Read more

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  • Edition: FIRST EDITION
  • Book condition: Very Good Plus
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CHICAGO, ILL: A.C. McClurg & Co.. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. Very Good Plus. The Kinneys. Illustrated in full color -- four plates including frontis - by The Kinneys. Several dark spots to foredge. Otherwise, Very Good Plus. Fabulous cover depicting beautiful red-headed woman - a Sun Goddess - with rays of light shining outward from her countenance. 423 pp.

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THE BRITISH DICTIONARY ILLUSTRATED (Two Volumes)

Parrish, J.M. and John R. Crossland (eds.)

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London: Odhams Press Limited, 1933. Hardcover. Vg. Handsome navy blue octavos, measure 7 1/2" x 5", and comprise 604 pp. each, for a total of 1208 pp. Front boards are decorated with the embossed figure of a lion, and ruled in blind. Gilt lettering to spines, as well as lion figure. For some reason, in addition to being labeled, respectively, Volume(s) One (and Two, the books are also labeled Volume 11 (A-MATRICULATE and Volume 12 (MATRIMONY–ZYMURGY). Line drawing every couple or three pages, or so. Light spotting, scuffing and rubbing to extremities (particularly to spine caps, where book was pulled from and replaced into the shelf. Produced by the editors, along with "the specialist assistance of a body of experts in pronunciation, etymology, definition and modern technical vocabulary. Containing over 60,000 definitions and an extensive section of Reference." Provides a complete vocabulary of the living language. The entries divide naturally into groups of words derived from t ... Read more

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NEW YORK: Metropolitan Museum of Art , 1942 . Paperback. VERY GOOD . LIMITED EDITION, one of only 1000 copies. Comprehensive catalogue of models from these years, descriptions accompany 40 pp. of black and white plates detailing 130 examples. Models include Patterson Colt, "Wells Fargo" model, Confederate Colt, Faithful Colt, many more. Light thumbing to upper and lower corners. A bit of light soiling to both covers. Light foxing to rear cover with a dozen or so spots, 2cm diameter or less, and several similar spots to front cover. Several stray pen marks to rear cover. One inch crease to front cover, light creasing to spine; just a bit of light creasing elsewhere to extremities. 0.25 inch closed tear to rear joint. Light rubbing to spine. HEAVY. May likely require EXTRA Shipping Charge.

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London: Andre Deutsch, 1971. Hardcover. Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus. SHARP CORNERS. Foxing to top and fore-edges. Very mild edgewear to spine. Dustjacket very good plus. Mild edgewear to orchid-color jacket. Gilt lettering to dark brown boards. Clean, tight, bright. 348 pp with bibliography and index. "This study of one century of Renaissance Poetry (1575 -- 1675) may be regarded as a sequel to [Partridge's] earlier volume in The Language Library on Tudor to Augustan English. Its purpose is primarily analytic, and the analysis in tripartite : rhetorical, literary and linguistic", (preface).

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ROMAN NIGHTS AND OTHER STORIES

Pasolini, Pier Paolo

Marlboro, Vermont: Marlboro Press, 1986. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good Plus. SHARP, CRISP VOLUME. Previous owner's name, in ink, to front free endpaper. Tiny red dot to page 1, else clean. Dustjacket very good plus. Sunning to spine and a lit of top edgewear. Silver metallic lettering to spine of aubergine-color, cloth-covered boards. Clean, tight, bright. 134 pp. Translated from Italian by John Shepley. Five stories contained in this volume are extracted from Alì Dagli Occhi Azzurri. "It is no exaggeration to say that his characters emerge from the prose like Michelangelo's Slaves from the partially carved stone," (rear flap).

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JESSE JAMES' SECRET: CODES, COVER-UPS & HIDDEN TREASURE

Pastore, Ronald J. and John O'Melveny Woods

Kirkland, WA: Intellect Publishing, 2010. 1st Edition. Paperback. FINE. SIGNED by one author. FINE. Gilt lettering to spine and front cover, also white and yellow lettering to front, illustrated covers. No reading crease. A number of fascinating photos. Very clean, tight, bright. 296 pp with appendix, about the authors, and photo credits. Reveals the true story of the enigmatic outlaw, Jesse James, with such revelations as there being three men with the infamous name, a secret organization, and an obscure autopsy that turns long believed facts into lies!

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Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1997. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. FINE. Metallic bronze lettering to spine, emerald green boards. Very clean, bright, tight. Unmarked. With seventy-seven fascinating black and white illustrations, and nineteen color plates. 282 pp with notes, bibliography and index. Foreword by Enrique Florescano. The first comprehensive study of the sculpture, architecture, mural paintings, and ceramics of Teotihuacan; how their art reflects their values of community, nature-worship and harmony; and also how it compares to the works of other ancient civilizations. "A portrait of a culture that made no portraits, a reinterpretation of a culture that left no texts interpreting itself," (rear flap).

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  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Book condition: Very Good
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New York: John Felsberg, 1946. 1st Edition. Paperback. Very Good. Staple-bound booklet in well crafted custom pamphlet sleeve. Dark brown paper cover lightly faded and light wear to booklet itself. Mild pipe aroma. A little bit of spotting to interior of sleeve and light shelfwear to exterior. Brown leather boards, paste-on title to spine, dark chocolatey brown taffeta lining and four-fold wrap for laid-in booklet. Only 2,500 copies, printed on good quality tweedweave laid paper, text in red and black. 32 pp. A collection of poems often with dark and bizarre imagery and a bit of God mixed into the theme. "It cannot blur. Light my God is on the leaves. Under their fingers birds build pyramids. The lovers. He is. All other men are somewhere, wrong."

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