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Celebrating The American Earth : A Tribute to Ansel Adams

by Adams, Ansel (Artist); John Szarkowski; Robert Turnage; Wilderness Society (U.S.)

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Wilderness Society. Good. N.D.. Softcover. Gray paper wraps with black and white photograph and lettering. (1980). Pp [32]. Illustrated with full and half page photographs. Heavy glossy paper. Scuff and wear on the edges and cover. The text and illustrations are bright and clear. Contents: A tribute to Ansel Adams: celebrating the American earth: a… Read more
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Mrs. Lincoln's Boston Cook Book What to do and what not to do in cooking

by Lincoln, Mary J.

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Published
1898
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Good in Poor dust jacket
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Boston: Roberts Brothers. Good in Poor dust jacket. 1898. Hardcover. 7.5" X 5". xiv, [2], 536, [20] ads. Three quarters leather over marbled paper. All extremities are worn; lettering on the spine in gold remains bright. Title page is laid in only; closed tear on the fore edges of many pages. Age tone along… Read more
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Johnstone's Farm : The Springdale Stories

by Samuels, Mrs S. B. C. (Susan Blagge Caldwell)

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Published
1871
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New York: Lee and Shepard Publishers. Very Good. 1871. Hardcover. Brown cloth with blind stamped decoration. 6" x 4". Frontispiece with tissue guard. Pp 163. Illustrated. The 5th book in the Springdale Stories series re-issued in 1886 as "The Golden Rule" stories. All extremities worn slightly cocked. Missing the (yellow) ffep. Some pencil… Read more
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Rio Grande to Cape Horn

by Beals, Carleton

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Published
1943
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Very Good in Good dust jacket
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First Edition
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Boston: Houghton and Mifflin. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1943. First Edition. Hardcover. Brown cloth with black lettering. Pp 377. Index. Map end papers. Modestly worn ends and corners and soil darkening of the edges. The original dust jacket is not price clipped but is edge worn with nicks, creases and short tears. .
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The Collected Catalogues of Dr. A. S. W. Rosenbach 1904-1951. Complete in 10 Volumes

by Rosenbach, A.S.W. (Abraham Simon Wolf)

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Published
1967
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New York: Arno Press in cooperation with McGraw-Hill. Very Good. 1967. Hardcover. (Complete) In ten volumes including an index by Don Ward. Bound in blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. An attractive set with modestly bumped ends, and edge dust soil. Volume IIX & IX have a black mark on the spine;… Read more
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Try and Stop Me

by Cerf, Bennett

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Published
1945
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Simon & Schuster. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. War time publication in original tan cloth. Lacking the dust jacket. Illustrations by Carl Rose. Light blue endpages with toned edges. Pp 378. Ex-libris bookplate inside the cover with corresponding tone on ffep. Cerf, (1898 – 1971) was an American publisher, one of… Read more
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IDEAS IN MODERN BIOLOGY: PROCEEDINGS VOL. 6 - XVI INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF ZOOLOGY.

by Moore, John A. (edit).

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Published
1965
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New York: The Natural History Press. Near Fine in Good dust jacket. 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Hardcover. Condition: NF. First Edition, Proceedings, Volume 6; 16th International Congress of Zoology; dust jacket shelf wear to exterior and edge worn; Book has appearance of light use. ; 8vo ; 593 pp pages .
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AMERICAN THUMB-PRINTS.; Mettle of our men and women

by STEPHENS, Kate

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Published
1905
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Lippincott Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1905. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition. Dark green cloth stamped with dulled gilt leaf boarder and gilt lettering. A VG copy with wear on ends and corners. 343 pp. Dismissed from the Univ. of Kansas for her liberal views, Stephens became an active and eloquent feminist.… Read more
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D'RI and I.

by BACHELLER, Irving

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Published
1901
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Boston: Lothrop Publishing Company. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1901. First Edition. Hardcover. Third printing, October 28, 1901. Burgundy cloth with a decorative gilt boarder and lettering on cover and spine and pictorial pastedown portrait of a lovely victorian woman; the top edge is gilt. Frontispiece with tissue. Illustrations by F. C. Yohn in sepia. … Read more
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John Paul Jones: Commemoration at Annapolis April 24, 1906

by Stewart, Charles W. (Compiled by)

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1907
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Washington (DC): Government Printing Office. Very Good. 1907. Hardcover. Presumed First Edition, first printing. Blue cloth with gilt title block and lettering. Decorative endpapers with gilt floral pattern. 10.5" X 7". 210 pages. Double frontispiece with original tissue guard. Thirty-six illustrations, some in color, with original tissue guards. Of some interest are the newspaper… Read more
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The American Drink Book

by Field, S. S.

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Published
1953
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New York: Farrar, Straus & Company. Good in Fair dust jacket. 1953. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Author . Signed by the author. Bookplate inside the on the ffep, Ex-Libris with authors best wishes and signature. 282 pages. Illustrations. Index. From the flap: "Besides being the first completely informative work devoted to the epic and epicurean… Read more
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History of Keoua Kalanikupuapa-i-nui, Father of Hawaii Kings, and His Descendants, with Notes on Kamehameha I, First King of All Hawaii

by Pratt, Elizabeth Kekaaniauokalani Kalaninuiohilaukapu

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1920
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Honolulu, Hawaii: Honolulu, T.H.. Good. 1920. First Edition. Hardcover. Art Deco decorated paper on board with chipped lap edges; the spine is toned and heavily worn, the stitching is tight. The author is the Great-great granddaughter of Keoua and "contains many interesting sidelights on Hawaiian history. …The conversion of the subject matter from family legendary… Read more
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Company's A-Comin' To the Santa Maria Valley

by The Minerva Library Club

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1951
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Santa Maria California: (The Minerva Library Club). Very Good. 1951. First Edition. Softcover. Stiff Card with black comb binding. First Edition. First Printing. Uncommon. 224 pages. Numerous local advertisements throughout; pictorial map advertisement for "Hitching Post" inside the front cover. All recipes with contributors names. Sections titled to engage the imagination; i.e., "Ranch Life (Meats… Read more
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Facing Forward: Poems of Courage

by Morris, Joseph; St. Clair Adams (collected by)

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1925
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New York: George Sully & Company. Very Good. 1925. Hardcover. Fourth Impression, November 1925. Pages xii, 257. Red cloth with bright gilt title and decoration on the front panel, gilt spine lettering. Bumped ends and corners, a bit shelf worn. Still a handsome copy. Penciled name on ffep; a few pencil comments within. … Read more
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The Ridgelys of Delaware & Their Circle, What them Befell in Colonial & Federal Times: Letters 1751-1890

by Ridgely, Mabel Lloyd (editor)

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Published
1949
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First Edition; First Printing
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Portland, Maine: The Anthoensen Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1949. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. xxi, 427 pages, plus [32] pages of black and white photographs. Index. A handsome copy with sharp corners. Decorative black and orange endpages. The book jacket is worn with creases and small tag missing on the lower … Read more
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My Ten Years in a Quandary and How They Grow

by Benchley, Robert

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Published
1936
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New York & London: Harper & Brothers. Good. 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition, first printing. Missing the dust jacket 361 pages. Illustrated (by Gluyas Williams.) Solid binding and hinges. Foxing and toned inside the covers and along the the edges; not involoving the text block. Sunned spine, modestly worn and bumped ends and corners. … Read more
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Giovanni and the Other; children who have made stories

by Burnett, Frances Hodgson

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Published
1893
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. Good. 1893. Hardcover. Olive green decorative cloth, dull with some spotting. All extremites worn. A good working or reading copy. 193 pages plus an extensive catalog. With frontispiece and 8 additional illustrations (Reginald B. Birch.) A little Italian boy with a beautiful voice, who comforted Mrs. Burnett when she… Read more
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The Fourth Reader, or Exercises in Reading and Speaking : Designed for the higher classes in our public and private schools.

by Town, Salem

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Published
1849
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Portland, Oregon: Sanborn & Carter. Very Good. 1849. Hardcover. Revised Edition. (1847). viii, 408 pp. 7.25" X 4.5". About VG. First free endpage is partially adhered to the paste down; foxing throughout, back board loose with separation of the last 3 leafs, some paper loss of same. Notes written with pencil in beautiful script on blank pages… Read more
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San Jose, CA: Sunsweet Growers Inc.. Fine. 1967. Hardcover. Blue cover with gold lettering. FINE. 139 pages, plus Glossary & Bibliography. Black and white photograph illustrations. Sunsweet is a grower-owned cooperative and the world's largest brand of dried tree fruits. Founded in California in 1917 this is a well researched history of the how… Read more
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Yuba City, CA: Sunsweet Growers Inc.. Fine. 1992. Hardcover. Purple cover with gold lettering. FINE. 139 pages, plus Glossary & Bibliography. Profusley illustrated. Sunsweet is a grower-owned cooperative and the world's largest brand of dried tree fruits. Founded in California in 1917 this is a well researched history of the how and the why.… Read more
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